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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, Normandy) - 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, 4 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(6)-645 was assigned to the Europe-Africa-Middle East Theater and participated in the following campaign:
|Campaign and Dates
|Invasion of Normandy, 6 to 25 June 1944
For the Invasion of Normandy LCT(6)-645 was assigned to Task Group 124.5
Following service in the Europe-Africa-Middle East campaign LCT(6)-645 was assigned to the Asiatic-Pacific Theater:
LCT Flotilla Forty-Four
LCT Group One Hundred Thirty
Placed out of service, date unknown
Struck from the Naval Register, 12 April 1946
LCT(6)-645 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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||LCT(6)-645 under way, date and location unknown.
US Navy in WWII
There is no history available for LCT(6)-645 at NavSource
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World War II LCT Flotillas
Last Updated 29 June 2018
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