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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, 14 September 1944 at Pidgeon-Thomas Iron Co., Memphis, TN.
  • Launched, 13 October 1944
  • Delivered, 25 October 1944
  • During World War II LCT-1412 was assigned to the Asiatic-Pacific Theater LCT Flotilla 34 and participated in the following campaign:
    Asiatic-Pacific Campaign
    Campaign and Dates
    Okinawa Gunto operation
    Assault and occupation of Okinawa Gunto, 8 May to 30 June 1945

  • Following World War II LCT-1412 performed Occupation duty in the Far East and China service for the following periods:

    Navy Occupation Service Medal

    China Service Medal (extended)
    2 September 1945 to 31 January 1947 
    1 February to 11 March 19471 February to 11 March 1947

  • Placed out of service, date unknown
  • Struck from the Naval Service, date unknown
  • Final Disposition, fate unknown
  • LCT-1412 earned one battle star for World War II service
    Displacement 143 t.(lt), 320 t.(fl)
    Length 119' 1"
    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 Grey Marine Diesels, 3 propellers, Shaft horsepower 225 per shaft

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    LST-832/LCT-1412 22k LCT-1412 loaded on deck of USS LST-832, date and location unknown. LST 832 web site
    LCT-591 728k LCT-1412 alongside USS LCI(L)-776 and LCT-591 loaded on the deck of an LST while beached at a ramp in Okinawa, circa late 1945. Donn Cuson

    There is no DANFS history for LCT-1412 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 14 June 2013