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Landing Craft Tank
Awards, Citations and Campaign Ribbons
Precedence of awards is from left to right
Top Row - American Campaign Medal
Bottom Row - Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal (1) - World War II Victory Medal - Navy Occupation Service Medal (with Asia clasp)
Landing Craft Tank (Mark 6):
Laid down, 22 August 1944, at Bison Shipbuilding Corp, North Tonawanda, N.Y.
Launched, 30 August 1944
Delivered and placed in service, 4 September 1944
During World War II LCT-1225 was assigned to the Asiatic-Pacific Theater and participated in the following campaign:
Following World War II LCT-1225 was assigned to Occupation service from 2 September 1945 to 4 February 1946
Placed out of service, date unknown
Final Disposition, fate unknown
|Campaign and Dates
|Okinawa Gunto operation
Assault and occupation of Okinawa Gunto, 4 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 Grey Marine Diesels, 3 propellers, Shaft horsepower 225 per shaft
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||LCT-1225 underway, date and location unknown.
||Gene McFadden for his father Eugene J. McFadden, Gunners Mate USS LST-965
||LCT-1225 loaded on the main deck of an LST, date and location unknown.
||LCT-1225 rides on the main deck of USS LST-867 as she passes under the Golden Gate Bridge while entering San Francisco Bay, either in February 1945 or March 1946.
||Donn German in memory of his father Donald L. German RM2/c USS LST-867
There is no DANFS history for LCT-1225 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 August 2012
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