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Landing Craft Tank LCT 1236
Landing Ship Utility LSU-1236
Landing Craft Utility LCU-1236
Harbor Utility Craft YFU-35
Awards, Citations and Campaign Ribbons
Precedence of awards is from top to bottom, left to right
American Campaign Medal - Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal (1) - World War II Victory Medal
Landing Craft Tank (Mark 6):
Laid down, 21 July 1944, at Pidgeon-Thomas Iron Co., Memphis, TN.
Launched, 18 August 1944
Delivered, and placed in service, 28 August 1944
During World War II LCT-1236 was assigned to the Asiatic-Pacific Theater and participated in the:
Laid up in reserve (date and place unknown)
Redesignated Landing Ship Utility LSU-1236 in 1949
Redesignated Landing Craft Utility LCU-1236 in 1950
Redesignated Harbor Utility Craft YFU-35, 18 May 1958
Struck from the Naval Register (date unknown)
Final Disposition, fate unknown
LCT-1236 earned one battle star for World War II service
- Okinawa operation;
(a) Assault and occupation of Okinawa Gunto, March to 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-1236 beached at Okinawa, date unknown.
There is no DANFS history record of LCT-1236 / YFU-35 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 8 April 2005
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