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Contributed by Anthony J. Basile

Light Salvage Lift Craft - YLLC-3
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Harbor Utility Craft - YFU-33 (1966 - 1967)
Landing Craft Utility - LCU-1195 (1952 - 1966)
Landing Ship Utility - LSU-1195 (1949 - 1952)
Landing Craft Tank - LCT-1195 (1944 - 1949)


LCT-1195 / LSU-1195 / LCU-1195 / YLLC-3 / Harbor Clearance Unit One Awards, Citations and Campaign Ribbons






Precedence of awards is from top to bottom, left to right
Top Row - Presidential Unit Citation - Navy Unit Commendation (3) - Navy Meritorious Unit Commendation
Second Row - American Campaign Medal - Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal World War II Victory Medal
Third Row - Navy Occupation Service Medal (with Asia clasp) - National Defense Service Medal (2) - Korea Service Medal (4)
Fourth Row - Vietnam Service Medal - Coast Guard Meritorious Unit Commendation - Air Force Outstanding Unit Award
Fifth Row - Philippine Presidential Unit Citation - Republic of Vietnam Gallantry Cross Unit Citation (5) - Philippines Liberation Medal
Sixth Row - United Nations Service Medal - Republic of Korea War Service Medal - Republic of Vietnam Campaign Medal


Landing Craft Tank (Mark 6) / YFU-1 Class Harbor Utility Craft:
  • Laid down, 13 May 1944, at Bison Shipbuilding Corp, North Tonawanda, N.Y.
  • Launched, 24 May 1944
  • Delivered and placed in service, 27 May 1944, ENS. E. W. Colledge Jr. USNR in charge
  • During World War II LCT-1195 was assigned to the Asiatic-Pacific Theater:
    LCT Flotilla Thirty-One, LCDR. C. V. Dilley USNR;
    LCT Group Ninety-Two, LT. N. S. MacPhee USNR
  • Following World War II LCT-1195 was assigned to Occupation service in the Far East from 2 September 1945 to 7 March 1946
  • Redesignated Landing Ship Utility, LSU-1195 in 1949
  • During the Korean War LSU-1195 participated in the following campaigns:
    Korean War Campaigns
    Campaign and Dates Campaign and Dates
    North Korean Aggression
    18 September to 2 November 1950
    Inchon Landing
    13 to 17 September 1950
    Communist China Aggression
    3 to 30 November 1950
    First UN Counter Offensive
    1 to 28 February 1951

  • Redesignated Landing Craft Utility LCU-1195, 15 April 1956
  • Reclassified Harbor Utility Craft YFU-33, 18 May 1958
  • Redesignated Light Salvage Lift Craft YLLC-3, date unknown
  • Assigned to Harbor Clearance Unit One, at Subic Bay, P.I.
  • Final Disposition, fate unknown
  • LSU-1195 earned four battle stars for Korean War service

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    LCT-1195 552k LCT-1195, LCT-841 and USS LST-855 beached at Okinawa in 1945.
    Photo by Donald Berton Dale RM3/c LCT-1195
    Bernard Urbanik
    LCT-1195 525k LCT-1194 and LCT-1195 beached high and dry at Okinawa in 1945.
    Photo by Donald Berton Dale RM3/c LCT-1195
    Bernard Urbanik
    LCT-1195 622k LCT-1195 beached at Okinawa in 1945.
    Photo by Donald Berton Dale RM3/c LCT-1195
    Bernard Urbanik
    LCT-1195 363k
    LCT-1195 76k LCT-1195 moored at Okinawa in 1945.
    Photo by Donald Berton Dale RM3/c LCT-1195
    Bernard Urbanik
    LCT-1195 765k LCT-1195 moored outboard of LCT-513 at Okinawa in 1945.
    Photo by Donald Berton Dale RM3/c LCT-1195
    Bernard Urbanik
    LCT-1195 808k LCT-1195 approaching the dock at Siquejor, Philippine Islands in 1945.
    Photo by Donald Berton Dale RM3/c LCT-1195
    Bernard Urbanik
    LCT-1195 639k LCT-1195 moored at Honshu, Japan in 1945, with lots of curious children looking on.
    Photo by Donald Berton Dale RM3/c LCT-1195
    Bernard Urbanik
    LCT-1195 809k LCT-1195 alongside a ship while burtoning cargo at Wakayama, Japan in 1945.
    Photo by Donald Berton Dale RM3/c LCT-1195
    Bernard Urbanik
    LCT-1195 707k LCT-1195 along with another LCT loaded in the well deck of a Landing Ship Dock LSD at Wakayama, Japan in 1945.
    Photo by Donald Berton Dale RM3/c LCT-1195
    Bernard Urbanik

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