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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 - World War II Victory Medal - Navy Occupation Service Medal (with Asia clasp)
Landing Craft Tank (Mark 6):
Laid down, 1 November 1943, at Pidgeon-Thomas Iron Co., Memphis, Tennessee
Launched, 2 December 1943
Delivered, 8 December 1943
Placed in service, date unknown
During World War II LCT(6)-605 was assigned to both the Europe-Africa-Middle East and Asiatic-Pacific Theaters and participated in the following campaigns
Europe-Africa-Middle East Campaign
|Campaign and Dates
||Campaign and Dates
|West Coast of Italy operations-1944
Elba and Pianosa landings, 17 June 1944
|Invasion of southern France, 15 August to 25 September 1944
When assigned to the Asiatic-Pacific Theater LCT(6)-605 came under the command of:
LCT Flotilla Thirty-Nine, LCDR. R.H.M. Gross USNR;
LCT Group One Hundred Seventeen, LT. F.J. Hoehn USNR
Following World War II LCT(6)-605 was assigned to Occupation Service in the Far East from 2 September 1945 to 24 March 1946
Placed out of service, date unknown
Struck from the Naval Register, date unknown
LCT(6)-605 earned two battle stars 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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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 22 June 2018
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