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Landing Craft Tank
LCT(6)-1267


Awards, Citations and Campaign Ribbons

Precedence of awards is from top to bottom, left to right
American Campaign Medal - Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal (1) - World War II Victory Medal


Landing Craft Tank (Mark 6):
  • Laid down, 5 July 1944, at Quincy Barge Builders, Quincy IL.
  • Launched, 22 July 1944
  • Delivered, 4 September 1944
  • Placed in service, date unknown., LTjg. Walter C. Koepke USNR Officer-in-Charge
  • During World War II LCT(6)-1267 was assigned to the Asiatic-Pacific Theater:
    LCT Flotilla Thirty-four, LCDR. H. A. Shuler, USNR;
    LCT Group One Hundred One, LT. R. I. Carneross; and participated in the following campaign:

    Asiatic-Pacific Campaign
    Campaigns and Dates
    Okinawa Gunto operation
    Assault and occupation of Okinawa Gunto, 24 March to 30 June 1945

  • LCT(6)-1267 was transported to Okinawa by USS LST-811
  • Placed out of service at Okinawa, date unknown
  • Struck from the Naval Register, date unknown
  • Final Disposition, fate unknown
  • LCT(6)-1267 earned one battle star during World War II
    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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    LCT-1267 67k LCT(6)-1267 struck from the Naval Register and abandoned at Okinawa with other LCTs in 1949.
    Photo from Life magazine collection.
    Joe Radigan MACM USN Ret.

    There is no DANFS history record for LCT(6)-1267 available at Navsource
    Crew Contact And Reunion Information Web Sites
    U.S. Navy Memorial Foundation - Navy Log

    Additional Resources and Web Sites of Interest
    World War II LCT Flotillas

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