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Landing Craft Tank
Awards, Citations and Campaign Ribbons
Precedence of awards is from top to bottom, left to right
Top Row - Combat Action Ribbon (retroactive, 6 June 1944, Normandy)
Bottom Row - American Campaign Medal - Europe-Africa-Middle East Campaign Medal (1) - World War II Victory Medal
Landing Craft Tank (Mark 6):
Laid down, 15 August 1943, at Bison Shipbuilding Corp, North Tonawanda, N.Y.
Launched, 29 August 1943
Delivered 18 September 1943
During World War II LCT(6)-528 was assigned to the Europe-Africa-Middle East Theater LCT Flotilla Four, LCDR Louis E. Hubbard, and
participated in the following campaign:
Place out of service, date unknown
Struck from the Naval Register, date unknown
Final Disposition, fate unknown
Europe-Africa-Middle East Campaign
|Campaign and Dates
|Invasion of Normandy, 6 to 24 June 1944
Displacement 143 to 160 t.(lt), 309 to 320 t.(fl)
Length 119' 1" (ovl.)
Beam 32' 8"
limiting 3' 9"
maximum navigation 5'
Speed 10 kts.
Range 700 nautical miles at 7 kts.
Cargo Capacity 150 short tons
two single 20mm AA gun mounts
four .50 cal. machine guns
gun shields 10lbs
Fuel Capacity Diesel 80 Bbls
three Grey Marine 6-71 Diesel engines
two Diesel-drive 10Kw 120V. D.C. Ships' Service Generators
three propellers, 675shp
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||Invasion shipping in Dart River, at Dartmouth, England, awaiting the invasion signal, 2 June 1944. Barrage balloons are overhead.
Among the ships at left are:
USS LST-281;. Also present are several British coastal forces vessels.
US National Archives photo # 80-G-252243, a US Navy photo now in the collections of the US National Archives
|US Naval History and Heritage Command
||LCT(6)-528 high and dry on Utah Beach, Normandy, 15 June 1944.
National Archives photo
There is no DANFS history record for LCT(6)-528 located at Navsource
Crew Contact And Reunion Information Web Sites
U.S. Navy Memorial Foundation - Navy Log
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World War II LCT Flotillas
Last Updated 21 April 2017
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