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Landing Craft Tank
LCT-610


Awards, Citations and Campaign Ribbons

Precedence of awards is from left to right
American Campaign Medal - Europe-Africa-Middle East Campaign Medal (1) - World War II Victory Medal


Landing Craft Tank (Mark 6):
  • Laid down 17 November 1943, at Pidegon-Thomas Iron Co., Memphis, TN.
  • Launched, 18 December 1943
  • Delivered, 23 December 1943
  • During World War II LCT-610 was assigned to the European Theater and participated in the:
  • Placed out of service (date unknown)
  • Final Disposition, fate unknown
  • LCT-610 earned one battle star for World War II service
    Specifications:
    Displacement 143 to 160 t.(lt), 309 to 320 t.(fl)
    Length 119' 1" (o.a.)
    Beam 32' 8"
    Draft 5' (max)
    Speed 10 kts.
    Range 700 nautical miles at 7 kts.
    Complement 14
    Cargo Capacity 150 short tons
    Armament 2 single 20mm AA gun mounts, 4 .50 cal. machine guns
    Armor 20lbs wheelhouse, 10lbs gun shield
    Propulsion 3 Grey Marine Diesels, 3 propellers, Shaft horsepower 225 per shaft

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    LST-77 81k LSTs and LCTs loading German POWS in Southern France, date unknown. From left to right:
    Unidentified LST
    LST-501,
    LST-77,
    LCT-610, and
    LCT-288
    Robert Rutter, photo by his grandfather CAPT. Anthony Kohout Jr. ex CO USS LST-77

    There is no DANFS history for LCT-610 available at Navsource
    Crew Contact And Reunion Information Web Sites
    U.S. Navy Memorial Foundation - Navy Log
    Fleet Reserve Association
    Additional Resources and Web Sites of Interest
    World War II LCT Flotillas
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    Last Updated 25 February 2005