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Landing Craft Tank
Awards, Citations and Campaign Ribbons
Precedence of awards is from top to bottom, left to right
Top Row - American Campaign Medal
Bottom Row - Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal (1) - World War II Victory Medal - Navy Occupation Service Medal (with Asia clasp)
Landing Craft Tank (Mark 6):
Laid down, 9 August 1944, at Kansas City Structural Steel Co., Kansas City, KS.
Launched, 9 September 1944
Delivered, 18 September 1944
During World War II LCT-1275 was assigned to the Asiatic-Pacific Theater, LCT Flotilla 34 and participated in the :
Placed out of service (date unknown)
Struck from the Naval Register (date unknown)
Final Disposition, fate unknown
LCT-1275 earned one battle star for World War II service
- Okinawa Gunto operation;
(a) Assault and occupation of Okinawa Gunto, May to July 1945
Displacement 143 to 160 t.(lt), 309 to 320 t.(fl)
Length 119' 1" (o.a.)
Beam 32' 8"
Draft 5' (max)
Speed 10 kts.
Range 700 nautical miles at 7kts
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 Grey Marine Diesels, 3 propellers, Shaft horsepower 225 per shaft
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||LST 793 launching LCT-1275 at Okinawa, May 1945.
There is no history record of LCT-1275 located at the World War II Landing Craft Tanks web site.
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
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