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Landing Craft Tank
LCT-1135


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, 9 June 1944, at Quincy Barge Builders, Quincy, IL.
  • Launched, 27 June 1944
  • Delivered, 3 August 1944
  • During World War II LCT-1135 was assigned to the Asiatic-Pacific Theater LCT Flotilla 31 Group 93 and served at Leyte in the Philippines, Okinawa and Japan
  • Following World War II LCT-1135 was assigned to Occupation service from 24 March to 1 September 1946
  • Placed out of service, date unknown
  • Final Disposition, fate unknown
    Specifications:
    Displacement 143 to 160 t.(lt), 309 to 320 t.(fl)
    Length 119' 1" ovl.
    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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    LCT-1135 101k LCT-1135 getting underway, date and location unknown. Thomas Bowman for his father Thomas Anthony Bowman F1/c LCT-1135, USS LCI(L)-651, USS LST-765
    LCT-1135 103k LCT-1135 crew photo, date and location unknown, Skipper is back row far right with hands behind his back. Thomas Bowman for his father Thomas Anthony Bowman F1/c LCT-1135, USS LCI(L)-651, USS LST-765
    LCT-1135 62k LCT-1135 with Japanese prisoners of war aboard to dump ammunition and other war supplies at sea. Thomas Bowman for his father Thomas Anthony Bowman F1/c LCT-1135, USS LCI(L)-651, USS LST-765
    LCT-1135 58k LCT-1135 Thomas A. Bowman on the left and fellow crewman peeling "spuds" for supper, date and location unknown. Thomas Bowman for his father Thomas Anthony Bowman F1/c LCT-1135, USS LCI(L)-651, USS LST-765

    There is no DANFS history for LCT-1135 available at NavSource
    Crew Contact And Reunion Information Web Sites
    U.S. Navy Memorial Foundation - Navy Log

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    World War II LCT Flotillas
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    Last Updated 12 August 2011