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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
    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.
    Complement 14
    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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    LCT-747 60k 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

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