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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
Bottom Row - Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal - World War II Victory Medal - Navy Occupation Service Medal (with Asia clasp)
Landing Craft Tank (Mark 6):
Laid down, 31 May 1943, at Pidgeon-Thomas Iron Co., Memphis, Tennessee
Launched, 27 July 1943
Delivered, 29 August 1943
During World War II LCT(6)-575 was assigned to the Asiatic Pacific Theater:
LCT Flotilla Thirty-Eight;
LCT Group One Hundred-Twelve
Following World War II LCT(6)-575 was assigned Occupation Service in the Far East from 28 October 1945 to 25 February 1946
Placed out of service
Final Disposition, scuttled off Iwo Jima in February 1946
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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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
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