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Landing Craft Tank
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, 22 January 1944, at Bison Shipbuilding Corp, North Tonawanda, N.Y.
Launched, 12 February 1944
Delivered 15 February 1944
During World War II LCT-657 was assigned to the European Theater LCT Flotilla 26 and participated in the and participated in the following campaigns:
Europe-Africa-Middle East Campaigns
Placed out of service (date unknown)
Struck from the Naval Register, date unknown
Final Disposition, fate unknown
LCT-657 earned one battle star for World War II service
|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"
Draft 5' (max)
Speed 10 kts.
Range 700 nautical miles at 7 kts.
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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Crew Contact And Reunion Information Web Sites
U.S. Navy Memorial Foundation - Navy Log
Fleet Reserve Association
Additional Resources and Web Sites of Interest
The World War II LCT Flotillas
Last Updated 4 November 2005
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