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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
    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 Gray Marine Diesels, 3 propellers, Shaft horsepower 225 per shaft

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    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

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    World War II LCT Flotillas
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    Last Updated 8 April 2005