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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, 6 June 1944) - American Campaign Medal
Bottom Row - Europe-Africa-Middle East Campaign Medal (1) - Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal - World War II Victory Medal
Landing Craft Tank (Mark 6):
Laid down, 11 November 1943, at Bison Shipbuilding Corp, North Tonawanda, N.Y.
Launched, 23 November 1943
Delivered, 26 November1943
During World War II LCT(6)-626 was assigned to the Europe-Africa-Middle East Theater, LCT Flotilla Nineteen LCDR Pruet and participated in the following campaign
Following service in the Europe-Africa-Middle East campaign LCT(6)-626 was 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-Four
LCT Group One Hundred Twenty-Eight
Placed out of service, date unknown
Struck from the Naval Register, date unknown
LCT(6)-626 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.
three propellers, 675shp
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||LCT(6)-626 under way, date and place unknown.
||Hyperwar US Navy in WWII
||1/16 scale model of LCT(6)-626 by Philippe Gonzales.
||Photo by Philippe Gonzales
There is no history record for LCT(6)-626 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
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