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US Army LCU-1534
Awards, Citations and Campaign Ribbons
Precedence of awards is from top to bottom, left to right
Top Row - Presidential Unit Citation
Bottom Row - National Defense Service Medal - Vietnam Service Medal - Republic of Vietnam Campaign Medal
LCU-1466 Class Landing Craft Tank:
Laid down, September 1954, at Avondale Shipyards, New Orleans, L.A.
Launched in 1954
Placed in service in 1954
Served in Vietnam, date unknown
Retired in August 1990
Final Disposition, sunk as part of an artificial reef off Kahala, Oahu, Hawaii in 1998
Displacement 180 t.(lt), 360 t.(fl)
Length 119' (ovl.)
Speed 10 kts.
Range 700 nautical miles at 7 kts.
Cargo Capacity 150 short tons
Armament,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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||US Army LCU-1534 moored pierside, date and location unknown.
||Lisa Casto for her father Larry E. Casto Sr. LCU-1534
||Ex-US Army LCU-1534 sunk as part of an artificial reef off Kahala, Oahu, Hawaii, date of photos unknown.
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Last Updated 5 January 2018
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