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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
Bottom Row - Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal - World War II Victory Medal - Philippines Liberation Medal

Landing Craft Tank (Mark 6)::
  • Laid down, 24 June 1944, at Quincy Barge Builders, Quincy, IL.
  • Launched, 8 July 1944
  • Delivered and placed in service, 18 August 1944
  • During World War II LCT-1251 was assigned to the Asiatic-Pacific Theater
  • Placed out of service, date unknown
  • Struck from the Naval Register, date unknown
  • Final Disposition, fate unknown
    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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    Size Image Description Contributed
    LCT-1251 153k LCT-1251 crew photo with LCT-1251 beached behind them while in the Philippines, date and location unknown. John De Noma
    LCT-747 60k The storage basin for LCT's at Calicoan, Samar, P.I. Identifiable craft include, from left to right: LCT-1251, LCT-747, LCT-1321, and LCT-1252. Richard W. Friedrich, F/1c, LSM-467, Collection, slide number 071

    There is currently no record of LCT-1251 at the World War II Landing Craft Tanks web site.
    Crew Contact And Reunion Information Web Sites
    U.S. Navy Memorial Foundation - Navy Log

    Additional Resources and Web Sites of Interest
    The Official Home Page of the World War II LCT Flotillas
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    Last Updated 7 July 2012