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Landing Craft Utility LCU-1374
Landing Ship Utility LSU-1374 (1949 - 1956)
Landing Craft Tank LCT(6)-1374 (1944 - 1949)
Awards, Citations and Campaign Ribbons
Precedence of awards is from top to bottom, left to right
Top Row - American Campaign Medal - Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal (1)
Second Row - World War II Victory Medal - Navy Occupation Service Medal (with Asia clasp) - National Defense Service Medal
Third Row - Korean Service Medal (1) - United Nations Service Medal - Republic of Korea War Service Medal (retroactive)
Landing Craft Tank (Mark 6):
Laid down, 11 September 1944, at Mare Island Navy Yard, Vallejo, CA.
Launched, 2 November 1944
Delivered, 3 November 1944
Placed in service, 3 November 1944, as LCT(6)-1374, LTjg R. M. Goodman, USNR, Officer in Charge
During World War II LCT(6)-1374 was assigned to the Asiatic-Pacific Theater:
LCT Flotilla Thirty-Five, LCDR. W. C. Margetts, USNR;
LCT Group One Hundred Four, LT. K. C. Allen, USNR and participated in the campaign:
|Campaign and Dates
|Okinawa Gunto operation
Assault and occupation of Okinawa Gunto, 18 April to 30 June 1945
Following World War II LCT(6)-1374 was assigned to Occupation service in the Far East from 2 September 1945 to 1 January 1946
Redesignated Landing Ship Utility LSU- 1374 in 1949
During the Korean War LSU-1374 participated in the following campaign:
Redesignated Landing Craft Utility LCU- 1374 in 1956
Placed out of service, date unknown
Final Disposition, fate unknown
LSU-1374 earned one battle star WWII service and one battle star for Korean service
Korean Service Medal
|Campaign and Dates
|Korean Defense Summer-Fall 1952 1 May- to 30 November 1952
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-1374 loaded on the main deck of USS LST-1084 and USS LSM-425 moored at Saipan, 1945.
||LCU-1374 and LCU-1273 beached in Japan, circa 1953-54. An unidentified LCU is underway in the background.
||Ron Gray, Captain (Ret.)
||LCU-1374 and LCU-877 beached on a ramp at Koje (Geoje) island, South Korea in 1953.
Photo by PFC Donald K. Grovon, US Army.
||LCU-1374 moored, date and location unknown.
US Navy photo from "All Hands" magazine December 1956 issue
|Joe Radigan MACM USN Ret.
||LCU-1374 under way, date and location unknown.
||Photo courtesy of Karen Powell, in memory of her father, Leslie Ross Powell, BMC, US Navy
There is no DANFS history record for LCT-1374 / LSU-1374 / LCU-1374 available 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
Last Updated 16 December 2016
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