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Landing Craft Tank LCT-1161
Landing Ship Utility LSU-1161
LSU-1161 was transferred to Peru and redesignated BT-4
Awards, Citations and Campaign Ribbons
Precedence of awards is from left to right
American Campaign Medal - Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal - World War II Victory
Landing Craft Tank (Mark 6):
Laid down, 19 May 1944, at Bison Shipbuilding Corp, North Tonawanda, N.Y.
Launched, 28 May 1944
Delivered, 2 June 1944
During World War II LCT-1161 was assigned to the Asiatic-Pacific Theater
Redesignated Landing Ship Utility LSU-1161 in 1949
Placed out of service, date unknown
Transferred to Peru, date unknown, redesignated BT-4
Final Disposition, fate unknown
LSU-1160 earned four battle stars for Korean War service
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.
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 26 January 2007
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