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Landing Craft Tank
Awards, Citations and Campaign Ribbons
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) Class:
Laid down, 26 June 1944, at Missouri Valley Bridge and Iron Co., Leavenworth KS.
Launched 24 July 1944
Delivered 27 July 1944
Placed in service, date unknown
During World War II LCT(6)-1279 was assigned to the Asiatic-Pacific Theater and participated in the following campaign:
Placed out of service, date unknown
Struck from the Naval Register, date unknown
Final Disposition, fate unknown
LCT(6)-1279: earned one battle star for World War II service
|Campaign and Dates
|Consolidation of the Southern Philippines
Zulu Archipelago, 9 to 11 April 1945
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)1279 beached, date and location unknown.
There is no DANFS history record for LCT(6)-1279 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
Last Updated 3 March 2017
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