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Landing Craft Tank
LCT(6)-1382 / LCU-1382
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)
LCU-1382 was transferred to Greece, named HS Kassos (L-145)
Landing Craft Tank (Mark 6):
Laid down, 6 October 1944, at Mare Island Navy Yard, Vallejo, CA.
Launched, 25 November 1944
Delivered and placed in service, 30 November 1944, ENS. G. H. Whalen USNR Officer in Charge
During World War II LCT(6)-1382 was assigned to the Asiatic-Pacific Theater:
LCT Flotilla Twenty-One, LCDR. W. B. Gillette USNR;
LCT Group Sixty-One, LT. J. Finelstein USNR; and participated in the following campaign:
|Campaign and Dates
|Okinawa Gunto operation
Assault and occupation of Okinawa Gunto, 24 March to 30 June 1945
Following World War II LCT(6)-1382 was assigned to Occupation service in the Far East from 2 September 1945 to 20 February 1946
Placed out of service, date unknown
Struck from the Naval Register, date unknown
LCT-1382 earned one battle star for World War II service
Transferred to Greece, date unknown, named HS Kassos (L-145)
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.
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
Page created 8 September 2017
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