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US Army LCU-1593
Awards, Citations and Campaign Ribbons
Precedence of awards is from left to right
National Defense Service Medal - Vietnam Service Medal - Republic of Vietnam Campaign Medal
LCU-1466 Class Landing Craft Tank:
Laid down in 1954, unknown builder
Launched in 1954
Placed in service in 1954
Assigned to the 329th Transportation Co. for the possible invasion of Cuba in 1962
Served in Vietnam, date unknown
Transfered from the 97th Transportation Co. to the Army of the Republic of Vietnam in July 1971
Retired, date unknown
Final Disposition, unknown
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
two twin 20mm AA gun mounts, one port, one starboard,2 .50 cal. machine guns
Armor 2 1/2" wheelhouse, 2" gun shield
three Grey Marine Diesel engines
three propeller shafts, Shaft horsepower 675 bhp per shaft
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Last Updated 17 April 2009
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