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Landing Craft Tank
LCT-1229 / LCU-1229
LCU-1229 was transferred to Greece and named HNS Kea (L-148)
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
Landing Craft Tank (Mark 6):
Laid down, 27 August 1944, Bison Shipbuilding Corp, North Tonawanda, N.Y.
Launched, 6 September 1944
Delivered, 9 September 1944
During World War II LCT-1229 was assigned to the Asiatic-Pacific Theater, LCT Flotilla 34 and participated in the:
Placed out of service (date unknown)
Struck from the Naval Register (date unknown)
Transferred to Greece, (date unknown), named HNS Kea (L-148)
Final Disposition, fate unknown
- Okinawa Gunto operation;
(a) Assault and occupation of Okinawa Gunto, 24 March to 30 June 1945
Displacement 143 to 160 t.(lt), 309 to 320 t.(fl)
Length 119' 1" (o.a.)
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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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
Page created 16 April 2004
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