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Landing Craft Tank
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
Bottom Row - World War II Victory Medal - Navy Occupation Service Medal (with Asia clasp) - Philippines Liberation Medal
Landing Craft Tank (Mark 6):
Laid down, 20 April 1944, at Quincy Barge Builders, Quincy, IL.
Launched, 5 May 1944
Delivered, 14 June 1944
Placed in service, date unknown, ENS. E. C. Wideman Jr., USNR Officer in Charge
During World War II LCT-1087 was assigned to the Asiatic-Pacific Theater:
LCT Flotilla Thirty-One, LCDR, C. V. Dilley USNR;
LCT Group Ninety-Three, LT. C. T. Geisler USNR;and served in the Philippines, Okinawa and Japan
Following World War II LCT(6)-1087 was assigned to Occupation service in the Far East from 24 March to 1 September 1946
Placed out of service (date unknown)
Final Disposition, fate unknown
Displacement 143 to 160 t.(lt), 309 to 320 t.(fl)
Length 119' 1" (ovl.)
Beam 32' 8"
limiting 3' 9"
maximum navigation 5'
Speed 10 kts.
Range 700 nautical miles at 7 kts.
Cargo Capacity 150 short tons
two single 20mm AA gun mounts
four .50 cal. machine guns
gun shields 10lbs
Fuel Capacity Diesel 80 Bbls
three Grey Marine 6-71 Diesel engines
two Diesel-drive 10Kw 120V. D.C. Ships' Service Generators
three propellers, 675shp
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||LCT(6)-1107 on fire at Samar Island, Philippines, circa 1946. Just visible far right is a partial view of
Photo by Paul J. Steiner USS LCFF-791.
There is no DANFS history for LCT(6)-1087 available at NavSource
Crew Contact And Reunion Information Web Sites
U.S. Navy Memorial Foundation - Navy Log
Additional Resources and Web Sites of Interest
World War II LCT Flotillas
Last Updated 23 September 2016
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