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Landing Craft Tank
LCT-1225


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:
    Asiatic-Pacific Campaign
    Campaign and Dates
    Okinawa Gunto operation
    Assault and occupation of Okinawa Gunto, 4 to 30 June 1945
  • 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
    Specifications:
    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.
    Complement 14
    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 101k LCT-1225 underway, date and location unknown. Gene McFadden for his father Eugene J. McFadden, Gunners Mate USS LST-965
    LCT-1225 75k LCT-1225 loaded on the main deck of an LST, date and location unknown. Tommy Trampp
    LST-867 3010k 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
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    Last Updated 17 August 2012