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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
Bottom Row - Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal (1) - World War II Victory Medal - Philippines Liberation Medal (1)
Landing Craft Tank (Mark 6):
Laid down, 24 April 1944, at Quincy Barge Builders, Quincy, IL.
Launched, 10 May 1944
Delivered and placed in service, 20 June 1944
During World War II LCT(6)-1089 was assigned to the Asiatic-Pacific Theater:
LCT Flotilla Twenty-Seven, LT. W.B. Hazeltine);
LCT Group Eighty-One and participated in the following campaign:
Following WWII LCT(6)-1089 served in the Philippines dumping excess military vehicles at sea and picking up Japanese solders form outlying islands
and delivering them to Manila for repatriation
Placed out of service, date unknown
Struck from the Naval Register, date unknown
Final Disposition, fate unknown
LCT(6)-1089 earned one battle star for World War II service
|Campaigns and Dates
Lingayen Gulf landings, 9 to 18 January 1945
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 Flotilla 27, Group 81 Letter of Commendation for service during the Luzon operation at Lingayen Gulf.
||Debra Burns for her Father Frank J. Katzler, Coxswain LCT-1167
||LCT 1089 under way in the Philippines, circa 1946.
||Leo Silvan LCT-1089
||LCT 1089 crew and officer photos. Leo Silvan is in far right photo standing on the ramp wearing a Japanese hat and holding
some of Japanese weapons which the crew traded for cigarettes.
||Leo Silvan LCT-1089
There is no history record for LCT(6)-1089 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 31 July 2015
This page is created and maintained by Gary P. Priolo|