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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 - Combat Action Ribbon (Lingayen Gulf, 9 to 14 January 1945) - American Campaign Medal - Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal (1)
Bottom Row - World War II Victory Medal - Philippines Presidential Unit Citation - Philippines Liberation Medal (1)
Landing Craft Tank (Mark 6):
Laid down, 22 April 1944, at Quincy Barge Builders, Quincy, IL.
Launched, 6 May 1944
Delivered and placed in service, 14 June 1944, location unknown
During World War II LCT-1088 was assigned to the Asiatic-Pacific Theater:
LCT Flotilla Twenty-Seven;
LCT Group Eighty-One, LT. W.B. Hazeltine, and participated in the following campaign:
| Asiatic-Pacific Campaign
|Campaign and Dates
Lingayen Gulf landing, 5 to 18 January 1945
Placed out of service, date unknown
Struck from the Naval Register, date unknown
Final Disposition, fate unknown
LCT(6)-1088 earned one battle star for World War II service
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) 1088 crew photo taken at Subic Bay, date unknown.
Crew members are;1-Donald Stuart S1/Class, 2-Norm Pistor F1/Class, 3-Howard Burns SC3/Class, 4-Buddie Barnes RM3/Class, 5-Mark Felsman S/1 Class, 6-John Morris Executive Officer, 7-Alex Scappa BM 2/Class, 8-James Burness MOMM 3/Class, 9- Galen Stauffer BM 2/Class, 10-Arthur Westcott Skipper, 11-Robert Hempel MOMM 3/Class, 12- Allen Leonard F/Class, 13-Zachary Little GM3/Class, 14-Jesse Hammonds S/2Class
|Robert Hempel MoMM3/cLCT-1088
||Commander LCT Flotilla Twenty-Seven, LCT Group Eighty-One Letter of Commendation for service during the Luzon operation at Lingayen Gulf.
||Debra Burns for her Father Frank J. Katzler, Coxswain LCT-1167
There is no history record for LCT(6)-1088 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 16 May 2014
This page is created and maintained by Gary P. Priolo|