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Awards, Citations and Campaign Ribbons
Landing Craft Utility
Precedence of awards is from left to right
National Defense Service Medal (3)- Vietnam Service Medal (8) - Republic of Vietnam Campaign Medal
LCU-1577 also served as a US Army craft and was late transferred to Cambodia redesignated T-913
LCU-1466 Class Landing Craft Tank:
Laid down in 1954, Kewaunee Shipbuilding, Kewaunee WI.
Launched, date unknown
Delivered to the US Navy, date unknown
US Navy service unknown
Placed out of service, date unknown
Transferred to US Army in 1967 and assigned to the 5th Transportation Co.
US Army LCU-1577 saw service in Vietnam with the 5th Transportation Co., participating in the following campaigns:
Vietnam War Campaigns
|Campaign and Dates
||Campaign and Dates
|Vietnamese Counteroffensive - Phase II
|Vietnam Counteroffensive - Phase III
|Vietnam Counteroffensive - Phase IV
Retired by the US Army, in 1959
Transferred to Cambodia, circa 1969-70.
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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|US Army LCU-1577
||US Army LCU-1577 outboard of US Army LCU-1581 moored at Dong Tam, Vietnam, circa 1967.
||Robert G. Scott
||Ex-US Army LCU-1577 underway in the early 1970s while in Cambodian naval service as T-913, location unknown
There is no history record for LCU-1577 available at Navsource
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Last Updated 9 January 2015
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