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LCT-644 (1944 - 1958)
Awards, Citations and Campaign Ribbons
American Campaign Medal - Europe-Africa-Middle East Campaign Medal (1) - World War II Victory Medal
Landing Craft Tank (Mark 6) / YFU-1 Class Harbor Utility Craft:
Laid down, 1 January 1944, at Bison Shipbuilding Corp, North Tonawanda, N.Y.
Launched, 26 January 1944
Delivered, 29 January 1944
Placed in service, date unknown
During World War II LCT-644 was assigned to the Europe-Africa-Middle East Theater and participated in the following campaign:
Reclassified Harbor Utility Craft YFU-8, 18 May 1958
Placed out of service, date unknown
Final Disposition, 1 February 1972, disposed in support of fleet training exercise
Europe-Africa-Middle East Campaign
|Invasion of Normandy, 6 June 1944
Displacement 180 t.(lt), 360 t.(fl)
Length 119' (o.a.)
Design Speed 10 kts.
Range 700 nautical miles at 7 kts.
Cargo Capacity 150 short tons
one single 20mm AA gun mount
two .50 cal. machine guns
Armor 2 1/2" wheelhouse, 2" gun shield
Propulsion 3 Grey Marine Diesels, 3 shafts, Shaft horsepower 675 bhp per shaft
There is no DANFS history record for LCT-644 / YFU-8 available at NavSource
Crew Contact And Reunion Information Web Sites
U.S. Navy Memorial Foundation - Navy Log
Fleet Reserve Association
Additional Resources and Web Sites of Interest
World War II LCT Flotillas
Last Updated 9 April 2010
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