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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) - American Campaign Medal - Europe-Africa-Middle East Campaign Medal (1)
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, 3 December 1943, at Pidgeon-Thomas Iron Co., Memphis, TN.
Launched, 5 January 1944
Delivered and placed in service, 13 January 1944
During World War II LCT(6)-615 was assigned to both the Europe-Africa-Middle East Theaters LCT Flotilla Twelve, LCDR William Leide, and participated in the
LCT(6)-615 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 Eighteen
Following World War II LCT(6)-615 was assigned to Occupation service in the Far East from 2 September 1945 to 1 May 1946
Placed out of service, date unknown
Struck From the Naval Register, date unknown
LCT(6)-615 earned one battle star 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 29 June 2018
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