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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
Bottom Row - Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal (4) - World War II Victory Medal - Philippines Liberation Medal
Landing Craft Tank (Mark 6):
Laid down, 2 May 1944, at Bison Shipbuilding Corp, North Tonawanda, N.Y.
Launched, 10 May 1944
Delivered and placed in service, 17 May 1944, Officer in Charge, ENS. Raymond E. Hughes USN 17 May 1944 to 10 Augustl 1945
Succeeding Officer in Charge - ENS. Henry J. Hyde, USNR (future member of the House of Representatives from Illinois)
During World War II LCT-1148 was assigned to the Asiatic-Pacific Theater LCT Flotilla 27, Group 80 and participated in the following campaigns:
Placed out of service, date unknown
Final Disposition, fate unknown
LCT-1148 earned four battle star for World War II service
Hollandia, New Guinea, Lingayen Gulf, and Leyte Gulf
|Campaign and Dates
||Campaign and Dates
|Hollandia operation, 21 April to 1 June 1944
Lingayen Gulf landings, 4 to 18 January 1945
|Western New Guinea operation
Leyte landings, 10 October to 29 November 1944
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.
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
Fleet Reserve Association
Additional Resources and Web Sites of Interest
World War II LCT Flotillas
Last Updated 3 December 2008
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