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Landing Craft Tank
Awards, Citations and Campaign Ribbons
Precedence of awards is from left to right
American Campaign Medal - Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal (1) - World War II Victory Medal
Landing Craft Tank (Mark 6) Class:
Laid down, 22 June 1944, at Bison Shipbuilding Corp, North Tonawanda, N.Y.
Launched, 1 July 1944
Delivered and placed in service, 6 July 1944, ENS. A. M. Hritz USNR, Officer in Charge
During World War II LCT(6)-1184 was assigned to the Asiatic-Pacific Theater:
LCT Flotilla Twenty-One, LCDR. W. B. Gillette USNR;
LCT Group Sixty-Three, LT. G. W. Wagonhurst USNR and participated in the following campaign:
|Campaign and Dates
|Okinawa Gunto operation
Assault and occupation of Okinawa Gunto, 1 April to 30 June 1945
LCT(6)-1184 was assigned to Joint Task Force 1, Task Unit 1.2.7 Target Vessel Group - Salvage Units for Operation Crossroads the atomic bomb tests at Bikini Atoll in July 1946
Placed out of service, date unknown
Struck from the Naval Register, date unknown
LCT(6)-1184 earned one battle star for World War II service
Final Disposition, fate 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)-1184 and LCT(6)-746 during salvage operations at Naha Guam, date unknown.
There is no DANFS history for LCT(6)-1184 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 19 February 2016
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