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LCU-1255 (US Army)
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:
LCT Flotilla Twenty-two
LCT Group Sixty-Six (temporary), LT. E. L. Huie
Placed out of service, date unknown
Transferred to US Army custody for service at Inchon Korea
Final Disposition, fate unknown
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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Crew Contact And Reunion Information Web Sites
U.S. Navy Memorial Foundation - Navy Log
Additional Resources and Web Sites of Interest
USS LCT(6) Group 66 War Diary - January 1945
USS LCT(6) Group 66 War Diary - February 1945
USS LCT(6) Group 66 War Diary - April 1945
World War II LCT Flotillas
Last Updated 13 October 2017
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