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Landing Craft Tank LCT-1086
Landing Ship Utility LSU-1086
Landing Craft LCU-1086
Harbor Utility Craft YFU-27
Awards, Citations and Campaign Ribbons
Precedence of awards is from top to bottom, left to right
Top Row - American Campaign Medal - Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal
Second row - World War II Victory Medal - Navy Occupation Service Medal (with Asia clasp) - National Defense Service Medal
Third Row - Korean Service Medal (3) - United Nations Service Medal - Republic of Korea War Service Medal
Landing Craft Tank (Mark 6) / YFU-1 Class Harbor Utility Craft:
Laid down, 17 April 1944, at Quincy Barge Builders, Quincy, IL.
Launched, 2 May 1944
Delivered, 10 June 1944
During World War II LCT-1086 was assigned to the Asiatic-Pacific Theater, LCT Flotilla 31
Following World War II LCT-1086 performed occupation duty in the Far East
Placed out of service (date unknown)
Laid up in the Pacific Reserve Fleet
Reclassified Landing Ship Utility LSU-1086 in 1949
Placed in service for the Korean war, circa August 1950
Reclassified Landing Craft Utility LCU-1086 in 1950
During the Korean War LCU-1086 participated in the following campaigns:
Placed out of service, circa July 1954
Reclassified as Harbor Utility Craft YFU-27, 18 May 1958
Final Disposition, fate unknown
LCU-1086 earned three battle stars for Korean Service
- North Korean Aggression; 18 September to 2 November 1950
- Communist China Aggression; 3 November to 20 December 1950
- Inchon Landing; 13 to 17 September 1950
Displacement 143 to 160 t.(lt), 309 to 320 t.(fl)
Length 119' 1" ovl.
Beam 32' 8"
Draft 5'; (max)
Speed 10 kts.
Range 700 nautical miles at 7 kts.
Cargo Capacity 150 short tons
Armament 2 single 20mm AA gun mounts, 4 .50 cal. machine guns
Armor 20lbs wheelhouse, 10lbs gun shield
Propulsion 3 Grey Marine Diesels, 3 propellers, Shaft horsepower 225 per shaft
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||LCT-1086 being used to lift a mine out the water to the beach
to be destroyed, Korea, 1951.
||WWII LCT web site
There is no history record of LCT-1086 available at Navsource
Crew Contact And Reunion Information Web Sites
U.S. Navy Memorial Foundation - Navy Log
Fleet Reserve Association
Additional Resources and Web Sites of Interest
World War II LCT Flotillas
Last Updated 23 April 2004
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