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US Army LCU-1469
International Radio Call Sign:
LCU-1469 (1953 - circa 1970s)
November - Romeo - Delta - Victor
Awards, Citations and Campaign Ribbons
National Defense Service Medal
LCU-1466 Class Landing Craft Tank (Modified Version of LCT Mark 5)
Built in 1953 at Island Dockyard Kingston, N.Y.
Launched, date unknown
Delivered and placed in service in 1953-54
Assigned to the Atlantic Fleet
Placed out of service, circa 1970s
Turned over to the US Army, circa late-1970s,
Named US Army LCU-1469 Fort Apache
Assigned to 481st Transportation Company (Heavy Boat), at the US Army Reserve Training Facility, Rio Vista, CA.
Retired from US Army service in July 1986
Final Disposition, fate unknown
Displacement 180 t.(lt), 360 t.(fl)
Length 119' (o.a.)
Design Speed 10 kts.
Range 700 nautical miles at 7 kts.
Cargo Capacity 150 short tons
two twin 20mm AA gun mounts, one port, one starboard
two .50 cal. machine guns
Armor 2 1/2" wheelhouse, 2" gun shield
Propulsion 3 Grey Marine Diesels, 3 shafts, Shaft horsepower 675 bhp per shaft
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Crew Contact And Reunion Information Web Sites
U.S. Navy Memorial Foundation - Navy Log
Fleet Reserve Association
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Last Updated 12 March 2010
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