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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 - World War II Victory Medal - Philippines Liberation Medal
Landing Craft Tank (Mark 6):
Laid down, 15 June 1944, at Missouri Valley Bridge & Iron Co., Leavenworth, KS.
Launched, 19 July 1944
Delivered, 22 July 1944
During World War II LCT-1282 was assigned to the Asiatic-Pacific Theater, South Pacific Force LCT Flotilla 32, Group 95 and saw service in New Guinea and the Philippines, Howard C. Lapointe LTjg. Officer in Charge
Placed out of service (date unknown)
Final Disposition, fate unknown
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 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 Grey Marine Diesels, 3 propellers, Shaft horsepower 225 per shaft
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||LCT-1282 pierside, date and place unknown.
||Sue Hagel for her father Howard C. Lapointe LTjg. Skipper of LCT-1282
There is no DANFS history for LCT-1282 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
The World War II LCT Flotillas
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