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Landing Craft Tank
LCT(6)-574


Awards, Citations and Campaign Ribbons

Precedence of awards is from left to right
American Campaign Medal - Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal (2) - World War II Victory Medal


Landing Craft Tank (Mark 6):
  • Laid down, 27 May 1943, at Pidgeon-Thomas Iron Co., Memphis, TN.
  • Launched, 22 July 1944
  • Delivered and placed in service, 28 August 1944, ENS. W.J. Stoll in charge (May 1945)
  • During World War II LCT(6)-574 was assigned to Asiatic Pacific Theater:
    LCT Flotilla Fourteen, LCDR. A. Z. Kouri USNR;
    LCT Group Forty-One , LT G.P. Franklin USNR and participated in the following campaign;
    Asiatic-Pacific Campaigns
    Campaign and Dates Campaign and Dates
    Bismarck Archipelago operation
    Green Island landing, 15 to 19 February 1944
    Western Caroline Islands operation
    Capture and occupation of southern Palau Islands, 6 September to 14 October 1944

  • Placed out of service, date and location unknown
  • Struck from the Naval Register, 20 March 1946
  • Final Disposition, fate unknown
  • LCT(6)-574 earned two battle stars for World War II service
    Specifications:
    Displacement 143 to 160 t.(lt), 309 to 320 t.(fl)
    Length 119' 1" (ovl.)
    Beam 32' 8"
    Draft
    limiting 3' 9"
    maximum navigation 5'
    Speed 10 kts.
    Range 700 nautical miles at 7 kts.
    Complement
    1 officer
    12 enlisted
    Cargo Capacity 150 short tons
    Armament
    two single 20mm AA gun mounts
    four .50 cal. machine guns
    Armor
    wheelhouse 20lbs
    gun shields 10lbs
    Fuel Capacity Diesel 80 Bbls
    Propulsion
    three Grey Marine 6-71 Diesel engines
    two Diesel-drive 10Kw 120V. D.C. Ships' Service Generators
    three propellers, 675shp

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    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
    Western Caroline Islands Attack Landing Order
    Beach White Peleliu - CTF 32 Operation Plan A501-44 Appendix 4 to Annex "D"

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