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Landing Craft Tank
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, 22 December 1943, at Pidegon-Thomas Iron Co., Memphis, TN.
Launched, 22 January 1944
Delivered, 30 January 1944
During World War II LCT-621 was assigned to the Europe-Africa-Middle East Theater, LCT Flotilla 17, Group 50, CDR. R. Craig Fabian in command, and participated in the following campaign:
Campaign and Dates
|Invasion of Normandy|
6 to 25 June 1944
Placed out of service, date unknown
Struck from the Naval Register, date unknown
Final Disposition, fate unknown
LCT-621 earned one battle star for WWII service
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.
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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||LCT-621 beached in England, date and location unknown.
Photo from US National Archives Tape No. 34-4244
||USS LSM-399 and LCT-621 (at far left) beached along with an unidentified LST, probably in the Caribbean, date unknown.
||USS LSM / LSMR Association
There is no DANFS history available for LCT-621 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 6 May 2011
This page is created and maintained by Gary P. Priolo|