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LSU-1250 (1949 - 1956)
LCT-1250 (1944 - 1949)


Awards, Citations and Campaign Ribbons


Precedence of awards is from top to bottom, left to right
Top Row - American Campaign Medal
Bottom Row - Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal - World War II Victory Medal - Navy Occupation Service Medal (with Asia clasp)


Landing Craft Tank (Mark 6):
  • Laid down, 21 June 1944 at Quincy Barge Builders, Quincy, IL.
  • Launched, 6 July 1944
  • Delivered, 12 August 1944
  • During World War II LCT-1250 was assigned to the Asiatic-Pacific Theater
  • Redesignated Landing Ship Utility LSU-1250 in 1949
  • Redesignated Landing Craft Utility LCU-1250, 15 April 1956
  • Redesignated Harbor Utility Craft YFU-36, 18 May 1958
  • Placed out of service, date unknown
  • Struck from the Naval Service, date unknown
  • Final Disposition, fate unknown
    Specifications:
    Displacement 143 t.(lt), 320 t.(fl)
    Length 119' 1"
    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 Grey Marine Diesels, 3 propellers, Shaft horsepower 225 per shaft

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