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Landing Craft Tank
Awards, Citations and Campaign Ribbons
Precedence of awards is from 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, 30 June 1944, at Quincy Barge Builders, Quincy, IL
Launched, 18 July 1944
Delivered, 30 August 1944
During World War II LCT(6)-1256 was assigned to the Asiatic-Pacific Theater
Departed New Orleans aboard USS LST-595 for the Philippines, September 1944
Following World War II LCT(6)-1256 was assigned to Occupation service in the Far East from 8 September 1945 to 1 May 1946
Placed out of service, date unknown
Struck from the Naval Register, date unknown
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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||LCT(6)-1256 and USS LCT(6)-1143 beached in either the Philippines or at Borneo, date unknown.
||John De Noma
||LCT(6)-1256 in harbor at Inchon, South Korea, date unknown.
There is no DANFS history for LCT(6)-1256 available at NavSource
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Last Updated 9 October 2015
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