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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, Invasion of Normandy)
Bottom Row - American Campaign Medal - Europe-Africa-Middle East Campaign Medal (1) - World War II Victory Medal
Landing Craft Tank (Mark 6) Class:
Laid down, 27 August 1943, at Bison Shipbuilding Corp, North Tonawanda, N.Y.
Launched, 8 September 1943
Delivered, 24 September 1943
During World War II LCT(6)-534 was assigned to the Europe-Africa-Middle East Theater, LCT Flotilla Four, LCDR Louis E. Hubbard and participated in
the following campaign:
Placed out of service, ate unknown
Struck from the Naval Register, date unknown
LCT(6)-534 earned one battle star for World War II service
Final Disposition, fate unknown
Europe-Africa-Middle East Campaign
|Campaign and Dates
|Invasion of Normandy, 6 to 25 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.
three propellers, 675shp
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||LCT(6)-534 under way off Little Creek Amphibious Base, date unknown. In the background are several LSM(R)s including
LSM(R)-522. Photo by John A. McDonald.
||Mark McDonald for his father John A. McDonald S1/c USS LSM(R)-524
There is no history available for LCT(6)-534 at NavSource.
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World War II LCT Flotillas
Last Updated 1 June 2018
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