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Landing Craft Tank
Awards, Citations and Campaign Ribbons
Letter of Commendation Commander LCT(6) Flotilla 21
Precedence of awards is from left to right
American Campaign Medal - Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal (1) - World War II Victory Medal
Landing Craft Tank (Mark 6):
Laid down, 22 July 1944, at Quincy Barge Builders, Quincy IL.
Launched, 6 September 1944
Delivered, 20 September 1944
During World War II LCT-1265 was assigned to the Asiatic-Pacific Theater, LCT Flotilla 21 Group 63 and participated in the:
Placed out of service (date unknown)
Struck from the Naval Register (date unknown)
Final Disposition, fate unknown
LCT-1265 earned one battle star during World War II
- Okinawa Gunto operation;
Assault and occupation of Okinawa Gunto, 3 April 1945
Displacement 143 to 160 t.(lt), 309 to 320 t.(fl)
Length 119' 1" ovl.
Beam 32' 8"
Draft 5'; (max)
Speed 10 kts.
Range 700 nautical miles at 7 kts.
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 Gray Marine Diesels, 3 propellers, Shaft horsepower 225 per shaft
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||LSM-220, LST-1000, LCT-1415, LCT-1265 and LCT-1049 along with another unidentified LCT unloading at Yellow Beach, Okinawa.
US Navy photo # NH 91387 for the collections of the US Naval Historical Center.
|Joe Radigan MACM USN Ret.
There is no DANFS history record for LCT-1265 available at Navsource
Crew Contact And Reunion Information Web Sites
U.S. Navy Memorial Foundation - Navy Log
Fleet Reserve Association
Additional Resources and Web Sites of Interest
World War II LCT Flotillas
Last Updated 30 April 2004
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