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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 - World War II Victory Medal - Navy Occupation Service Medal (with Asia clasp)
LCT(6)-1233 was transferred to Denmark and named Uller (A565)
Landing Craft Tank (Mark 6):
Laid down, 2 September 1944, at Bison Shipbuilding Corp, North Tonawanda, N.Y.
Launched, 10 September 1944
Delivered and placed in service, 14 September 1944
During World War II -LCT(6)-1233 was assigned to the Asiatic-Pacific Theater:
LCT Flotilla Thirty-Eight, LCDR. M. R. Doherty USNR;
LCT Group One Hundred-Thirteen, LT. R. Berkemeyer USNR
Following World War II LCT(6)-1233 was assigned to Occupation service in the Far East from 30 December 1945 to 1 May 1946
Placed out of service, date unknown
Struck from the Naval Register circa 1963 and transferred to Denmark
Commissioned into the Danish Navy as Uller (A565), 7 March 1963
Decommissioned by the Danish Navy, August 1967
Final Disposition, fate unknown
Displacement 143 to 160 t.(lt), 309 to 320 t.(fl)
Length 119' 1" (ovl.)
Beam 32' 8"
limiting 3' 9"
maximum navigation 5'
Speed 10 kts.
Range 700 nautical miles at 7 kts.
Cargo Capacity 150 short tons
two single 20mm AA gun mounts
four .50 cal. machine guns
gun shields 10lbs
Fuel Capacity Diesel 80 Bbls
three Grey Marine 6-71 Diesel engines
two Diesel-drive 10Kw 120V. D.C. Ships' Service Generators
three propellers, 675shp
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||LCT(6)-1233 "Sea Pup" being loaded aboard USS LST-49, 22 August 1945 in West Loch, Pearl Harbor, T.H.
||For the LST-49 Association;
Riley R. ReQua MoMM3/C USS LST-49
||LCT(6)-1233 loaded on the main deck of USS LST-49 underway, 8 October 1945 while attempting to get out of the path of Typhoon "Louise" which struck Okinawa, 9 October 1945. LCT-1233 was loaded aboard USS LST-49, 22 August 1945, in West Loch Pearl Harbor and was launched, 1 November 1945, in Taku in Pohai Wan, North China.
||Riley R. ReQua MoMM3/C USS LST-49 and Arthur L Long MoMM2/C USS LST-49
||USS LSM-285 moored with other LSMs, LCTs including
and USS LST-1075, date and location unknown.
||Joel Price for his father ENS. Phil Price USNR, XO LSM-285
There is no DANFS history record for LCT(6)-1233 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 31 July 2015
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