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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
LCT-1204 was transferred to the United Kingdom circa 1950s
Landing Craft Tank (Mark 6):
Laid down, 23 July 1944, at Bison Shipbuilding Corp, North Tonawanda, N.Y.
Launched, 29 July 1944
Delivered and placed in service, 4 August 1944
During World War II LCT-1204 was assigned to the Asiatic-Pacific Theater LCT Flotilla 34 and participated in the following campaign:
Placed out of service, date unknown
Transferred to the British Army during the "Malay Emergency", circa 1950s
Final Disposition, fate unknown
LCT-1204 earned one battle star for World War II service
|Campaign and Dates
|Okinawa Gunto operation;
Assault and occupation of Okinawa Gunto, 17 March to 30 June 1945
Displacement 143 to 160 t.(lt), 309 to 320 t.(fl)
Length 119' 1" ovl.
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 Gray Marine Diesels, 3 propellers, Shaft horsepower 225 per shaft
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||LCT-1204 and LCT-1386 beached, date and place unknown.
There is no DANFS history record for LCT-1204 available at NavSource
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 19 September 2008
This page is created and maintained by Gary P. Priolo|