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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 and placed in service, 9 January 1944
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 and operated in the Okinawa area in August 1945
At he end of World War II LCT-614 was assigned to:
|Campaign and Dates
|Invasion of Normandy, 6 to 25 June 1944
LCT Flotilla Fifteen
LCT Group One Hundred-Fifteen and was assigned to Occupation and China service in Korea and China for the following periods:
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
Final Disposition, 2 August 1948, US Army reports "disposal by salvage" in progress, probably scuttled soon after
LCT(6)-615 earned one battle star for World War II service
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 LST-291
off Plymouth England, date unknown.
||USS LSM-285 moored with other LSMs, LCTs including
and USS LST-1075, date and location unknown.
||Joel Price for his father ENS. Phil Price USNR, XO LSM-285
View LCT-614 Located at the World War II Landing Craft Tanks Web Site.
There is no history record for LCT-614 available at NavSource
Crew Contact And Reunion Information Web Sites
U.S. Navy Memorial Foundation - Navy Log
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World War II LCT Flotillas
Last Updated 31 July 2015
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