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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, 18 September 1944, at Mount Vernon Bridge Co., Mount Vernon, Ohio
  • Launched, 9 October 1944
  • Delivered, 11 October 1944
  • During World War II LCT(6)-1395 was assigned to the Asiatic-Pacific Theater:
    LCT Flotilla Thirty-Eight, LCDR. M.R. Doherty USNR;
    LCT Group One Hundred Twelve, LT. W.J. Hartt USNR
  • Following World War II LCT(6)-1395 was assigned to Occupation service in the Far East from 2 September 1945 to 1 May 1946
  • Placed out of service, date unknown
  • Struck from the Naval Register, date unknown
  • 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.
    1 officer
    12 enlisted
    Cargo Capacity 150 short tons
    two single 20mm AA gun mounts
    four .50 cal. machine guns
    wheelhouse 20lbs
    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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    LST-218 167k USS LST-218 beached at Okinawa, 9 July 1945. Note that she is carrying LCT(6)-1395 secured to her main deck. Stan Galik for his uncle Andrew (Andy) Galik USS LST-218). Stan Galik is the son of Stan Galik SC/2c USS LCI(L)-35)
    LST-218 165k
    LCI(L)-789 94k USS LCI(L)-789 underway, date and location is probably Okinawa. LCT(6)-1395 moored pierside in the background. John De Noma

    There is no DANFS history record for LCT(6)-1395 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
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    Last Updated 15 February 2013