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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 - Combat Action Ribbon (retroactive - Invasion of Normandy, 6 June 1944)
Second Row - China Service Medal (extended) - American Campaign Medal - Europe-Africa-Middle East Campaign Medal (1)
Third Row - Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal - World War II Victory Medal - Navy Occupation Service Medal (with Asia clasp)
Purple Heart (6 June 1944)
Landing Craft Tank (Mark 6):
Laid down, 30 November 1943, at Pidgeon-Thomas Iron Co., Memphis, TN.
Launched, 31 December 1943
Delivered, 9 January 1944
Placed in service, date unknown
During World War II LCT(6)-614 was assigned to the Europe-Africa-Middle East Theater:
LCT Flotilla Twelve, LCDR William Leide:
LCT Group Thirty-Five and participated in the following campaign:
LCT(6)-614 was later assigned to the Asiatic-Pacific Theater:
Europe-Africa-Middle East Campaign
|Campaign and Dates
|Invasion of Normandy, 6 to 25 June 1944
LCT Flotilla Forty
LCT Group One Hundred Nineteen operating in the Okinawa area in August 1945
At the conclusion of World War II LCT(6)-614 and was assigned to Occupation and China service in Korea and China for the following period:
Navy Occupation Service Medal
China Service Medal (extended)
|23 March to 1 May 1946||23 March to 1 May 1946
Placed out of service, 9 April 1946, and loaned to the US Army
Struck From the Naval Register, 4 April 1947
LCT(6)-614 earned one battle star for World War II service
Final Disposition, 2 August 1948, US Army reports "disposal by salvage" in progress, probably scuttled soon after
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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||LCT(6)-614 being transported by USS LST-291 off Plymouth England, date unknown.
||US National Archives
There is no history record for LCT(6)-614 available at NavSource
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 29 June 2018
This page is created and maintained by Gary P. Priolo|