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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 - World War II Victory Medal - Navy Occupation Service Medal (with Asia clasp)

Landing Craft Tank (Mark 6):
  • Laid down, 30 September 1944, at Mare Island Navy Yard, Vallejo, CA.
  • Launched, 20 November 1944
  • Delivered and placed in service, 21 November 1944
  • During World War II LCT-1380 was assigned the Asiatic-Pacific Theater, South Pacific Force, Group 103 LCT Flotilla 37
  • Following World War II LCT-1380 performed occupation duty in Far East from 2 September 1945 to 9 April 1946
  • Placed out of service, date unknown
  • Struck from the Naval Register, date unknown
  • Final Disposition, believed to have been turned over to the Republic of China, fate unknown
    Displacement 143 to 160 t.(lt), 309 to 320 t.(fl)
    Length 119' 1" (ovl)
    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 20lbs wheelhouse, 10lbs gun shield
    Propulsion 3 Gray Marine Diesels, 3 propellers, Shaft horsepower 225 per shaft

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    LCT-1380 52k LCT-1380 at anchor, Sasebo, Japan, October 1945 LCT-1380 Web Site
    LST-657 18k LCT-1380 receiving Japanese soldiers from USS LST-657, circa late 1945 LCT-1380 Web Site

    View LCT-1380 Located at the World War II Landing Craft Tanks web site
    Crew Contact And Reunion Information Web Sites
    U.S. Navy Memorial Foundation - Navy Log

    Additional Resources and Web Sites of Interest
    The World War II LCT Flotillas
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    Last Updated 20 May 2011