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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 - American Campaign Medal - Europe-Africa-Middle East Campaign Medal (2)
Bottom Row - Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal (1) - World War II Victory Medal - Navy Occupation Service Medal (with Asia clasp)
Landing Craft Tank (Mark 6):
Laid down, 21 October 1943, at Bison Shipbuilding Corp, North Tonawanda, N.Y.
Launched, 2 November 1943
Delivered, 13 November 1943
During World War II LCT(6)-567 was first assigned to the Europe-Africa-Middle Theater and later to the Asiatic-Pacific Theater and participated in the following campaigns:
Europe-Africa-Middle East Campaign
|West Coast of Italy operations-1944
Elba and Pianosa landings, 17 June 1944
|Okinawa Gunto operation
Assault and occupation of Okinawa Gunto, 23 to 30 June 1945
|Invasion of southern France, 15 August to 25 September 1944
When assigned to the Asiatic-Pacific Theater LCT(6)-567 came under the command of:
LCT Flotilla Thirty-Eight, LCDR. M.R. Doherty USNR;
LCT Group One Hundred-Fourteen, LT. F.H. Kopecky USNR
Following World War II LCT(6)-567 was assigned to Occupation Service in the Far East from 2 September 1945 to 1 September 1946
Placed out of service
Final Disposition, fate unknown
LCT(6)-567 earned three battle stars for World War II service
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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Last Updated 15 June 2018
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