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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, 24 July 1944, at Mare Island Navy Yard, Vallejo, CA.
Launched, 22 September 1944
Delivered, 23 September 1944
During World War II LCT(6)-1359 was assigned to the Asiatic-Pacific Theater:
LCT Flotilla Thirty-Seven, LCDR. H. E. Rice USNR;
LCT Group One Hundred Eleven, LT. E. J. Hamlet
LCT(6)-1359 was assigned to
Joint Task Force 1, Task Unit 1.1.1 (Technical Group - laboratory units) for Operation Crossroads the atomic bomb tests at Bikini Atoll in July 1946
Out of service, date unknown
Struck from the Naval Register, date unknown
Final Disposition, date 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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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
Last Updated 19 February 2016
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