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Landing Craft Tank
LCT-1141


Awards, Citations and Campaign Ribbons

Precedence of awards is from left to right
American Campaign Medal - Europe-Africa-Middle East Theater (1) - World War II Victory Medal


Landing Craft Tank (Mark 6):
  • Laid down, 22 April 1944, at Bison Shipbuilding Corp, North Tonawanda, N.Y.
  • Launched, 3 May 1944
  • Delivered, 4 May 1944
  • Placed in service, date and location unknown
  • During World War II LCT-1141 was assigned to the Europe-Africa-Middle East Theater and participated in the following campaign;
    Europe-Africa-Middle East Campaign
    Campaign and Dates
    Invasion of Southern France, 15 August to 23 September 1945

  • Placed out of service, date unknown
  • Stuck from the Naval Register, 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 Gray Marine Diesels, 3 propellers, Shaft horsepower 225 per shaft

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    LST-1141 57k LCT-1141 unloading at Saint-Raphael in southern France during Operation Dragoon, 15 August 1944. Photo courtesy of cyrilb1881 (name unknown). Robert Hurst

    There is DANFS history available for LCT-1141 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
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    Last Updated 12 April 2013