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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 - Philippines Liberation Medal
Landing Craft Tank (Mark 6):
Laid down, 29 June 1944 at Bison Shipbuilding Corp, North Tonawanda, N.Y.
Launched, 9 July 1944
Delivered, 13 July 1944
During World War II LCT-1189 was assigned to the Asiatic-Pacific Theater and served in the Philippines
Placed out of service, circa July 1946
Final Disposition, fate unknown
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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||LCT-1189 sits on the deck of LST-705 while at anchor in San Francisco Bay in early 1946.
There is no DANFS history for LCT-1189 available at NavSource
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Last Updated 20 October 2006
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