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Landing Craft Tank
Awards, Citations and Campaign Ribbons
Precedence of awards is from top to bottom, left to right
Top Row - American Campaign Medal - Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal (1)
Bottom Row - World War II Victory Medal - Navy Occupation Service Medal (with Asia clasp) - Philippines Liberation Medal
Landing Craft Tank (Mark 6):
Laid down, 4 August 1944 at Pidgeon-Thomas Iron Co., Memphis, TN.
Launched, 1 September 1944
Delivered, 14 September 1944
During World War II LCT(6)-1241 was assigned to the Asiatic-Pacific Theater:
LCT Flotilla Sixteen;
LCT Group Forty-Six and participated in the following campaign:
|Campaign and Dates
|Okinawa Gunto operation
Assault and occupation of Okinawa Gunto, 18 May to 30 June 1945
Following World War II LCT(6)-1241 was assigned to Occupation service in the Far East from 2 September 1045 to 10 April 1946
Placed out of service, date unknown
Struck from the Naval Service, date unknown
Final Disposition, fate unknown
LCT(6)-1241 earned one battle star for World War II service
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)-1241 loaded on the deck of an unidentified LST to the right of USS LST-643. The LSTs are beached at Leyte, Philippines, while loading Marine LVTs and other equipment for the Iwo Jima invasion, circa early-February 1945.
||Rolfe Windward for his father LT Erwin "Erv" Windward USNR, CO USS LST-643
There is no DANFS history for LCT(6)-1241 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 24 January 2014
This page is created and maintained by Gary P. Priolo|