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US Army LCU-1528
Lingayen Gulf


Awards, Citations and Campaign Ribbons

National Defense Service Medal
LCT-1466 Class Landing Craft Tank:
  • Laid down, August 1954, at Avondale Shipyards, New Orleans, L.A.
  • Launched in 1954
  • Placed in service by the US Army as Lingayen Gulf (LCU-1528)
  • Assigned to 481st Transportation Company (Heavy Boat), at the US Army Reserve Training Facility, Rio Vista, CA.
  • Retired in June 1991
  • Sold, date unknown, to Mr. John Sweeney
  • Current Disposition, in service in the Sacramento River Delta
    Specifications (As Built):
    Displacement 180 t.(lt), 360 t.(fl)
    Length 119' (ovl.)
    Beam 34'
    Draft 6'
    Speed 10 kts.
    Range 700 nautical miles at 7 kts.
    Complement 14
    Cargo Capacity 150 short tons
    two twin 20mm AA gun mounts, one port, one starboard,2 .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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    LCU-1528 593k US Army Lingayen Gulf (LCU-1528) beached at US Army Base Fort Mason, CA., circa 1981, while a unit of the 481st Transportation Company, US Army Reserve. SFC Dennis N. Miller USAR (Ret) Craftmaster LCU-1528 1980-1985
    LCU-1528 124k Ex-US Army Corps of Engineers Lingayen Gulf (LCU-1528) moored pierside at the US Army Corps of Engineers Berth, Crockett CA, 13 March 2001 Photo by Steve Blanchard
    LCU-1528 85k Ex-US Army Corps of Engineers Lingayen Gulf (LCU-1528) moored pierside at the US Army Corps of Engineers Berth, Crockett CA, 13 March 2001 Photo by Steve Blanchard
    LCU-1528 100k Ex-US Army Corps of Engineers Lingayen Gulf (LCU-1528) moored pierside at the US Army Corps of Engineers Berth, Crockett CA, 13 March 2001 Photo by Steve Blanchard
    LCU-1528 117k Ex-US Army Corps of Engineers Lingayen Gulf (LCU-1528) moored pierside at the US Army Corps of Engineers Berth, Crockett CA, 13 March 2001 Photo by Steve Blanchard
    LCU-1528 156k Ex-US Army Corps of Engineers Lingayen Gulf (LCU-1528) moored pierside at the US Army Corps of Engineers Berth, Crockett CA, Carquinez Bridge in background, 13 March 2001 Photo by Steve Blanchard
    LCU-1528 107k Ex-US Army Corps of Engineers Lingayen Gulf (LCU-1528) moored alongside the ex US Navy open lighter YC-1089 at the US Army Corps of Engineers Berth, Crockett CA., circa 2004 Photo by Steve Blanchard
    LCU-1528 94k Ex-US Army Corps of Engineers Lingayen Gulf (LCU-1528) moored alongside the ex US Navy open lighter YC-1089 at the US Army Corps of Engineers Berth, Crockett CA., circa 2004 Photo by Steve Blanchard
    LCU-1528 76k Ex-US Army Corps of Engineers Lingayen Gulf (LCU-1528) moored alongside the ex US Navy open lighter YC-1089 at the US Army Corps of Engineers Berth, Crockett CA., circa 2004 Photo by Steve Blanchard
    LCU-1528 131k Ex-US Army Corps of Engineers Lingayen Gulf (LCU-1528) moored at Benecia, CA., July 2007. Photo by Eric Polk
    LCU-1528 478k Ex-US Army Corps of Engineers Lingayen Gulf (LCU-1528) moored at Benecia, CA., 30 May 2010. Photo by Kenneth Young
    LCU-1528 92k Ex-Lingayen Gulf (LCU-1528) moored at Pittsburg, CA., January 2012. Ex-Lingayen Gulf, currently owned by John Sweeney, was re-powered in 2011 and will be painted in early 2012 for use in the Sacramento River Delta. Photos by John Sweeney
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    LCU-1528 52k Ex-Lingayen Gulf (LCU-1528) moored on the Sacramento River, January 2012. Ex-Lingayen Gulf, currently owned by John Sweeney, was re-powered in 2011 painted in early 2012 for use in the Sacramento River Delta. Photos by John Sweeney
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    Crew Contact And Reunion Information Web Sites
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