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Landing Craft Tank
LCT-1304


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):
  • Laid down, 29 March 1944 at Mare Island Navy Yard, Vallejo, CA.
  • Launched, date unknown
  • Delivered and placed in service, 22 May 1944
  • During World War II LCT-1304 was assigned to the Asiatic-Pacific Theater, South Pacific Force and participated in the:
  • Following World War II LCT-1304 was placed out of service (date unknown)
  • Final Disposition, fate unknown
  • LCT-1304 earned one battle star for World War II service
    Specifications:
    Displacement 143 to 160 t.(lt), 309 to 320 t.(fl)
    Length 119' 1" ovl.
    Beam 32' 8"
    Draft 5'; (max)
    Speed 10 kts.
    Range 700 nautical miles at 7 kts.
    Complement 14
    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-1304 205k LCT-1304 at Balikpapan. In the foreground Seebees construct a pontoon bridge to accelerate off-loading of equipment and supplies from ships unable to reach the beach Submitted by Adrain K
    'for educational purposes'
    Source-"Pictorial History of Australia at War 39-45",
    5 Volumes. 1959
    LCT-1304 194k LCT-1304 at Balikpapan: In the foreground Seebees construct a pontoon bridge to accelerate off-loading of equipment and supplies from ships unable to reach the beach Submitted by Adrain K
    'for educational purposes'
    Source-"Pictorial History of Australia at War 39-45",
    5 Volumes. 1959

    There is no history record of LCT-1304 located at NavSource
    Crew Contact And Reunion Information Web Sites
    U.S. Navy Memorial Foundation - Navy Log
    Fleet Reserve Association

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    World War II LCT Flotillas
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