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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:
|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 1947||1 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.
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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||LCT-1412 loaded on deck of USS LST-832, date and location unknown.
||LST 832 web site
||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.
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
Last Updated 14 June 2013
This page is created and maintained by Gary P. Priolo|