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Landing Craft Tank
Awards, Citations and Campaign Ribbons
Precedence of awards is from top to bottom, 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 January 1944, at Bison Shipbuilding Corp, North Tonawanda, N.Y.
Launched, 12 February 1944
Delivered 15 February 1944
Placed in service, date unknown
During World War II LCT(6)-657 was assigned to the Europe-Africa-Middle Theater LCT Flotilla Twenty-Six and participated in the following
Placed out of service, date unknown
Struck from the Naval Register, date unknown
LCT(6)-657 earned one battle star for World War II service
Final Disposition, fate unknown
Europe-Africa-Middle East Campaigns
|Campaigns and Dates
|Invasion of Normandy Omaha Beach - 6 to 25 June 1944
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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Crew Contact And Reunion Information Web Sites
U.S. Navy Memorial Foundation - Navy Log
Additional Resources and Web Sites of Interest
The World War II LCT Flotillas
Last Updated 6 July 2018
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