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Landing Craft Tank
LCT-1426


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, 24 October 1944 at Pidgeon-Thomas Iron Co., Memphis, TN.
  • Launched, 22 November 1944
  • Delivered, 2 December 1944
  • During World War II LCT-1426 was assigned to the Asiatic-Pacific Theater LCT Flotilla 34 and participated in the:
  • Placed out of service (date unknown)
  • Struck from the Naval Service (date unknown)
  • Final Disposition, fate unknown
  • LCT-1426 earned one battle star for World War II service
    Specifications:
    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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    Last Updated 24 March 2006