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Landing Craft Utility - LCU-1109
Landing Craft Ship - LSU-1109 (1949 - 1956)
Landing Craft Tank - LCT-1109 (1944 - 1959)

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 - World War II Victory Medal
Bottom Row - Navy Occupation Service Medal (with Asia clasp) - National Defense Service Medal - Philippines Liberation Medal

Landing Craft Tank (Mark 6):
  • Laid down, 13 May 1944, at Pidgeon-Thomas Iron Co., Memphis, TN.
  • Launched, 8 June 1944
  • Delivered, 22 June 1944
  • During World War II LCT-1109 was assigned to the Asiatic-Pacific Theater LCT Flotilla 31 Group 92 and served at Leyte in the Philippines, Okinawa and Japan
  • Following World War II LCT-1109 was assigned to Occupation service from 24 March to 1 September 1946
  • Placed out of service, date unknown
  • Final Disposition, fate unknown
    Displacement 143 t.(lt), 320 t.(fl)
    Length 119' 1"
    Beam 32' 8"
    Draft 5' (max)
    Speed 10 kts.
    Range 700 nautical miles at 7 kts.
    Complement 14
    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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    Crew Contact And Reunion Information Web Sites
    U.S. Navy Memorial Foundation - Navy Log

    Additional Resources and Web Sites of Interest
    Video of LCU 1109 and LCU 868 Okinawa, 1953 contributed by Donn Cuson
    World War II LCT Flotillas
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