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Landing Craft Tank
Awards, Citations and Campaign Ribbons
Precedence of awards is from left to right
Top Row - American Campaign Medal
Bottom Row - Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal - World War II Victory Medal - Philippines Liberation Medal
LCT(6)-1294 was transferred to Denmark and named Loke (A546)
Landing Craft Tank (Mark 6):
Laid down, 13 March 1944, at Mare Island Navy Yard, Vallejo, CA.
Launched, 15 May 1944
Delivered, 15 May 1944
Placed in service, date unknown, LTjg William H. Allen, Officer in Charge
During World War II LCT(6)-1294 was assigned to the Asiatic-Pacific Theater:
LCT Flotilla Twenty-two
LCT Group Sixty-Six (temporary), LT. E. L. Huie
Placed out of service, date unknown
aid up in reserve
Struck from the Naval Register circa 1963 and transferred to Denmark
Commissioned into the Danish Navy as Loke (A546), 1 May 1963
Decommissioned by the Danish Navy, August 1967
Final Disposition, fate unknown
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)-1294 and USS LSM-27 beached, date and
||Alfred Gedaly to the USS LSM / LSMR Association
There is no record for LCT(6)-1294 available at Navsource
Crew Contact And Reunion Information Web Sites
U.S. Navy Memorial Foundation - Navy Log
Additional Resources and Web Sites of Interest
USS LCT(6) Group 66 War Diary - February 1945
World War II LCT Flotillas
Last Updated 29 September 2017
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