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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, 6JUN44) - American Campaign Medal
Bottom Row - Europe-Africa-Middle East Campaign Medal (1) - Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal - 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:
Following service in the Europe-Africa-Middle East Theater LCT(6)-549 was assigned the Asiatic-Pacific Theater and came under the command of:
Europe-Africa-Middle East Campaign
|Campaign and Dates
|Invasion of Normandy, 6 to 25 June 1944
LCT Flotilla Forty-Four
LCT Group One Hundred Thirty
Placed out of service in 1946
Struck from the Naval Register, 7 February 1946
LCT-549(6) earned one battle star for World War II service
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(6)-549 loaded on the main deck of
USS LST-1107 while under way, 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
||LCT(6)-549 with a load of jeeps alongside a cargo ship. USCGC-1 is tied up on the port side of
There is no 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 15 June 2018
This page is created and maintained by Gary P. Priolo|