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LCU-1255 (US Army)
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LCT-1255 (US Navy)


Awards, Citations and Campaign Ribbons



Precedence of awards is from left to right
Top Row - American Campaign Medal
Second Row - Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal - World War II Victory Medal - National Defense Service Medal
Third Row - Korean Service Medal - United Nations Service Medal - Philippines Liberation Medal


Landing Craft Tank (Mark 6):
  • Laid down, 30 June 1944, at Quincy Barge Builders, Quincy, IL
  • Launched, 18 July 1944
  • Delivered, 30 August 1944
  • During World War II LCT-1255 was assigned to the Asiatic-Pacific Theater at Lingayen Gulf February 1945
  • Placed out of service, date unknown
  • Transferred to US Army custody for service at Inchon Korea
  • Final Disposition, fate unknown
    u>Specifications:
    Displacement 143 to 160 t.(lt), 309 to 320 t.(fl)
    Length 119' 1" (ovl.)
    Beam 32' 8"
    Draft
    limiting 3' 9"
    maximum navigation 5'
    Speed 10 kts.
    Range 700 nautical miles at 7 kts.
    Complement
    1 officer
    12 enlisted
    Cargo Capacity 150 short tons
    Armament
    two single 20mm AA gun mounts
    four .50 cal. machine guns
    Armor
    wheelhouse 20lbs
    gun shields 10lbs
    Fuel Capacity Diesel 80 Bbls
    Propulsion
    three Grey Marine 6-71 Diesel engines
    two Diesel-drive 10Kw 120V. D.C. Ships' Service Generators
    three propellers, 675shp

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