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Landing Craft Tank LCT-677
Landing Ship Utility LSU-677
Landing Craft Utility LCU-677
Harbor Utility Craft YFU-11

YFU-11 was transferred to Greece and named Sifnos (L-150)
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 - World War II Victory Medal
Bottom Row - National Defense Service Medal - Korean Service Medal - Republic of Korean War Service Medal (retroactive)

Landing Craft Tank (Mark 6) / YFU-1 Class Harbor Utility Craft:
  • Laid down, 15 February 1944, Bison Shipbuilding Corp, North Tonawanda, N.Y.
  • Launched, 8 March 1944
  • Delivered, 11 March 1944
  • During World War II LCT-677 was assigned to the Asiatic-Pacific Theater
  • Placed out of service (date unknown)
  • Redesignated Landing Craft Utility LSU-677 in 1949
  • Redesignated Landing Craft Utility LCU-677, 15 April 1956
  • Reclassified Harbor Utility Craft YFU-11, 18 May 1958
  • Transferred to Greece, (date unknown) and named Sifnos (L-150)
  • Final Disposition, fate unknown
    Displacement 143 to 160 t.(lt), 309 to 320 t.(fl)
    Length 119' 1" (o.a.)
    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 Grey Marine Diesels, 3 propellers, Shaft horsepower 225 per shaft

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    Potter County 66k Sifnos (L-150) ex-LCT-677 loaded on the main deck of Ikaria (L-154) underway, date and location unknown. Robert Hurst
    LCT-677 102k Sifnos (L-150), beached at the Island of Salamis, Greece, in a scrapping yard awaiting dismantling, date unknown. Harris Alexandris
    LCT-677 72k Sifnos (L-150), beached at the Island of Salamis, Greece, in a scrapping yard awaiting dismantling, date unknown. Harris Alexandris

    There is no DANFS history record for LCT-677
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