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Harbor Utility Craft YFU-10
Landing Craft Utility LCU-668 (1956 - 1958)
Landing Ship Utility LSU-668 (1949 - 1956)
Landing Craft Tank LCT(6)-668 (1944 - 1949)
Awards, Citations and Campaign Ribbons
Precedence of awards is from top to bottom, left to right
Top Row - American Campaign Medal - Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal (1)
Bottom Row - World War II Victory Medal - Navy Occupation Service Medal (with Asia Clasp) - National Defense Service Medal
LCU-668 was transferred to Turkey, redesignated ç201
Landing Craft Tank (Mark 6) / YFU-1 Class Harbor Utility Craft:
Laid down, 20 January 1944, Pidgeon-Thomas Iron Co., Memphis, TN.
Launched, 11 February 1944
Delivered, 19 February 1944
Placed in service, date unknown
During World War II LCT-668 was assigned to the Asiatic-Pacific Theater
Following World War II LCT(6)-668 was assigned to Occupation Service in the Far East from 2 September 1945 to 9 April 1946
Redesignated Landing Craft Utility LSU-668 in 1949
Redesignated Landing Craft Utility LCU-668, 15 April 1956
Reclassified Harbor Utility Craft YFU-10, 18 May 1958
Transferred to Turkey, date unknown, redesignated Turkish navy landing craft ç201
Placed out of service, date unknown
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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||Ex-LCU-668 in Turkish naval service as landing craft ç201 underway in the Gulf of Izmir in the Aegean Sea in 1980.
||Line drawing of ç201 by Cüneyt Demir
There is no history record for LCT(6)-668 / LSU-668 / LCU-668 / YFU-10 available at NavSource
Crew Contact And Reunion Information Web Sites
U.S. Navy Memorial Foundation - Navy Log
Additional Resources and Web Sites of Interest
World War II LCT Flotillas
Last Updated 6 July 2018
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