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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 - World War II Victory Medal - Navy Occupation Service Medal (with Asia clasp)
Landing Craft Tank (Mark 6):
Laid down, 17 June 1944, at Bison Shipbuilding Corp, North Tonawanda, N.Y.
Launched, 28 June 1944
Delivered, 2 July 1944
Placed in service, date unknown, ENS. H. S. Langer, USNR, Officer in Charge (May 1945)
During World War II LCT(5)-1181 was assigned to the Asiatic-Pacific Theater:
LCT Flotilla Thirty-Three, LCDR. F M. Wiseman, USNR;
LCT Group Ninety-Seven, LT. R. J. Gilliland, USNR;
Following World War II LCT(6)-1181 was assigned to Occupation service in the Far East from 2 September to 4 October 1945
Placed out of service, date unknown
Stuck from the Naval Register, 24 October 1945
Final Disposition, sunk by her crew after a collision, date 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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||LCT(6)-1181 and two LSMs alongside USS Webster (ARV-2) with two LCMs and LCT-1181 at Iwo Jima, circa 29 September to 4 October 1945.
US Navy photo from the National Naval Aviation Museum.
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||model of LCT(6)-1181
||WWII LCT web site
There is no DANFS history for LCT(6)-1181 available 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
Last Updated 17 October 2014
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