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Landing Craft Tank

Awards, Citations and Campaign Ribbons

Precedence of awards is from left to right
American Campaign Medal - Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal - World War II Victory Medal

Landing Craft Tank (Mark 6):
  • Laid down, 8 May 1944, at Mare Island Navy Yard, Vallejo, CA.
  • Launched, 10 July 1944
  • Delivered, 11 July 1944
  • Placed in service, date and location unknown, ENS. O. A. Veltri, USNR, Officer in Charge (May 1945)
  • During World War II LCT(6)-1322 was assigned to the Asiatic Pacific Theater:
    LCT Flotilla Thirty-Eight
    LCT Group One Hundred Twelve and
    LCT Flotilla Six, LT. L . W. Weigel USNR;
    LCT Group Seventeen, LT. S. R. Mantell USNR
  • Placed out of service
  • Struck from the Naval Register, 13 December 1946
  • 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.
    1 officer
    12 enlisted
    Cargo Capacity 150 short tons
    two single 20mm AA gun mounts
    four .50 cal. machine guns
    wheelhouse 20lbs
    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-1322 136k LCT(6)-1322 is the last boat in the row on the left of the six LCTs on the building ways at Navy Yard Mare Island, Vallejo, CA., 7 July 1944.
    Navy Yard Mare Island photo # 4354-44
    Darryl Baker
    LCT-1322 158k Stern view of LCT(6)-1322 on the building ways at Navy Yard Mare Island, Vallejo, CA., with five other LCTs, 7 July 1944.
    Navy Yard Mare Island photo # 4355-44
    Darryl Baker

    There is no DANFS history available for LCT(6)-1322 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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    Last Updated 11 July 2014