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Landing Craft Tank
LCT-655


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, 19 January 1944, at Bison Shipbuilding Corp, North Tonawanda, N.Y.
  • Launched, 10 February 1944
  • Delivered 14 February 1944
  • During World War II LCT-655 was assigned to the European Theater LCT Flotilla 26 and participated in the and participated in the following campaigns:
    Europe-Africa-Middle East Campaigns
    Campaigns and Dates
    Invasion of Normandy
    Omaha Beach - 6 to 25 June 1944
  • Placed out of service (date unknown)
  • Struck from the Naval Register, date unknown
  • Final Disposition, fate unknown
  • LCT-655 earned one battle star for World War II service
    Specifications:
    Displacement 143 to 160 t.(lt), 309 to 320 t.(fl)
    Length 119' 1" (ovl)
    Beam 32' 8"
    Draft 5' (max)
    Speed 10 kts.
    Range 700 nautical miles at 7 kts.
    Complement 14
    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 Gray Marine Diesels, 3 propellers, Shaft horsepower 225 per shaft

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    Last Updated 4 November 2005