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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 (1) - World War II Victory Medal - Philippine Liberation Medal
Landing Craft Tank (Mark 6):
Laid down, 8 May 1944, at Mare Island Navy Yard, Vallejo, CA.
Launched, (date unknown)
Delivered, 4 July 1944
Placed in service in November 1944 and assigned to the Asiatic-Pacific Theater, South Pacific Force
Placed out of service, date unknown
Final Disposition, fate unknown
LCT-1321 earned one battle star for World War II service
- Hollandia, 21 December 1944 to 3 April 1945, shuttled back and forth between Wadke Island and Hollandia
- Morotai 9 April to 27 April 1945
- Tarakan, Island 1 May to 9 August 1945 including the Borneo operation, Tarakan invasion, 23 May 1945 to 20 June 1945, shuttled between Sango-Sango Islands in Towi-Towi group in the Philippines
- Leyte, 12 August 1945, to work Leyte & Samar areas
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 20 lbs. wheel house, 10 lbs. gun shield
Propulsion 3 Grey Marine Diesels, 3 propellers, Shaft horsepower 225 per shaft
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||The storage basin for LCT's at Calicoan, Samar, P.I. Identifiable craft include, from left to right: LCT-1251, LCT-747, LCT-1321, and LCT-1252.
||Richard W. Friedrich, F/1c, LSM-467, Collection, slide number 071
There is DANFS history available for LCT-1321 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
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