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Landing Craft Tank
LCT-1430


Awards, Citations and Campaign Ribbons

Precedence of awards is from top to bottom, left to right
American Campaign Medal - Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal - World War II Victory Medal


Landing Craft Tank (Mark 6):
  • Laid down, 4 September 1944, at Bison Shipbuilding Corp, North Tonawanda, N.Y.
  • Launched, 10 September 1944
  • Delivered, 16 September 1944
  • During World War II LCT-1430 was assigned to the Asiatic-Pacific Theater
  • Placed out of service (date unknown)
  • Final Disposition, fate unknown
    Specifications:
    Displacement 143 to 160 t.(lt), 309 to 320 t.(fl)
    Length 119' 1" ovl.
    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 Gray Marine Diesels, 3 propellers, Shaft horsepower 225 per shaft


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    LCT-1430 87k LCT-1430 unloading tanks at Kalsin Bay, Kodiak, AK. during Operation Micon 49, 11 February 1949.
    US Navy photo # USN 398342.
    Rich Fox, World War II LCT Flotillas web site
    LCT-1430 65k LCT-1430 maneuvering along the port side of Carter Hall (LSD-3) in preparation for entering Carter Hall's well, San Diego Bay, Spring-1951. Note: In the far distance LCT-352 is just visible and also maneuvering in preparation for entering Carter Hall's well. Bob Allport RD2 USS Carter Hall 1950-54

    There is no DANFS history record available for LCT-1430 at Navsource
    Crew Contact And Reunion Information Web Sites
    U.S. Navy Memorial Foundation - Navy Log
    Fleet Reserve Association

    Additional Resources and Web Sites of Interest
    World War II LCT Flotillas

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