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Landing Craft Tank
Awards, Citations and Campaign Ribbons
Precedence of awards is from left to right
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, 18 September 1943, at Bison Shipbuilding Corp, North Tonawanda, N.Y.
Launched, 3 October 1943
Delivered, and placed in service, 23 October 1943
During World War II LCT(6)-549 was assigned to the Europe-Africa-Middle East Theater and participated in the following campaign:
Europe-Africa-Middle East Campaign
|Campaign and Dates
|Invasion of Normandy, 6 to 25 June 1944
Placed out of service in 1946
Struck from the Naval Register, 7 February 1946
Final Disposition, fate unknown.
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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||LCT-549 loaded on the main deck of USS LST-1107 while underway, circa 1945-46, place unknown.
US Navy photo # NH 83669 from the collections of the US Naval Historical Center, Courtesy D.M. McPherson, 1975.
|Marilyn Ford in honor of her father, Frank H. Smith Jr. USS LST-1107
There is no DANFS history record for LCT(6)-549 located at Navsource
Crew Contact And Reunion Information Web Sites
U.S. Navy Memorial Foundation - Navy Log
Additional Resources and Web Sites of Interest
World War II LCT Flotillas
Last Updated 9 August 2013
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