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Landing Craft Tank
Awards, Citations and Campaign Ribbons
Precedence of awards is from left to right
American Campaign Medal - Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal - World War II Victory Medal
Landing Craft Tank (Mark 6):
Laid down, 28 September 1944, at Bison Shipbuilding Corp, North Tonawanda, N.Y.
Launched, 8 October 1944
Delivered, 14 October 1944
LCT(6)-1448 was assigned to the Asiatic-Pacific Theater:
LCT Flotilla Thirty-Nine, LCDR. R. H. M. Cross USNR
LST Group One Hundred Sixteen, LT. C. W. Little USNR
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.
Cargo Capacity 150 short tons
two single 20mm AA gun mounts
four .50 cal. machine guns
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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||USS LST-978 under way, 1 April 1945, in the Atlantic Ocean bound for the Pacific via the Panama Canal with disassembled landing craft
b>LCT-1448 on deck.
US National Archives photo # 80-G-317626, a US Navy photo now in the collections of the US National Archives.
There is no DANFS history record for LCT(6)-1448 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 26 August 2016
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