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Landing Craft Tank
Awards, Citations and Campaign Ribbons
Precedence of awards is from left to right
American Campaign Medal - Europe-Africa-Middle East Campaign Medal - World War II Victory Medal
Landing Craft Tank (Mark 6):
Laid down, 18 April 1944, at Mare Island Navy Yard, Vallejo, CA.
Launched (date unknown)
Delivered, 14 June 1944
Placed in service, date unknown
Assigned to the Rhine River Patrol, date unknown
Placed out of service, date unknown
Struck from the Naval Register, date unknown
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)-1312 off loads US Army tanks near Mannheim Germany.
US Navy photo from "All Hands" magazine, August 1951 issue.
|Joe Radigan MACM USN Ret.
There is currently no history record of LCT(6)-1312 at the World War II Landing Craft Tanks web site.
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
Rhine River Patrol
Last Updated 20 May 2011
This page is created and maintained by Gary P. Priolo|