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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 - Navy Occupation Service Medal (with Asia clasp)
Landing Craft Tank (Mark 6):
Laid down, 25 September 1944 at Mare Island Navy Yard, Vallejo, CA.
Launched, 9 November 1944
Delivered, 10 November 1944 and placed in service, ENS. Bert Hauer USNR, Officer-in-Charge
During World War II LCT(6)-1377 was assigned to the Asiatic-Pacific Theater:
LCT Flotilla Twenty-Nine, LCDR. E. D. Gasson, USNR;
LCT Group Eighty-Six, LT. L. M. Fracher, USNR and participated in the following campaign:
|Campaigns and Dates
|Okinawa Gunto Operation
Assault and occupation of Okinawa Gunto, 18 April to 30 June 1945
Following World War II LCT(6)-1377 was assigned to Occupation service in the Far East from 2 Septembe3r 1945 to 7 February 1946
LCT(6)-1377 was reassigned to LCT Flotilla 21 in February 1946
Transported from Okinawa to Kwajalein aboard an LSD to assist in the Bikini A-bomb tests
LCT(6)-1377 was assigned to Joint Task Force 1, Task Unit 1.2.5 (Target Vessels - Landing Craft Units - LCT Group 21 (LCT GRU 21) for Operation Crossroads the atomic bomb tests at Bikini Atoll in July 1946
Placed out of service in September 1946
Struck from the Naval Service in September 1946
LCT-1377 earned one battle star for World War II service
Final Disposition, scuttled off Kwajalein in July 1947
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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|Officers in Charge|
|01||ENS. Hauer, Bert, USNR||10 November 1944 - ?|
|02||ENS. Webb, S., USNR||May 1945|
|03||ENS. Sage, Frederick C. USNR||? - September 1946|
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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