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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, 24 May 1944, at Pidgeon-Thomas Iron Co., Memphis, TN.
Launched, 22 July 1944
Delivered, 31 July 1944
Placed in service, date unknown, ENS. J. R. Deal, USNR Officer in Charge (May 1945)
During World War II LCT-1123 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 at Leyte in the Philippines, Okinawa and Japan
Placed out of service, date unknown
Struck from the Naval Register, date unknown
Transferred to US Army, 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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||US Army LCT(6)-1123 beached at Okinawa in 1953. This may have been an excursion for dependents, note the civilian attire.
There is no DANFS history for LCT(6)-1123 available at NavSource
Last Updated 9 December 2016
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