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Landing Craft Utility LCU-677
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Harbor Utility Craft YFU-11 (1958 - 1961)
Landing Craft Utility LCU-677 (1956 - 1958)
Landing Ship Utility LSU-677 (1949 - 1956)
Landing Craft Tank LCT(6)-677 (1944 - 1949)


Awards, Citations and Campaign Ribbons



Precedence of awards is from top to bottom, left to right
Top Row - American Campaign Medal
Second Row - Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal - World War II Victory Medal - Navy Occupation Service Medal (with Asia clasp)
Third Row - National Defense Service Medal - Korean Service Medal - Republic of Korean War Service Medal (retroactive)



LCU-677 was transferred to Greece, named Sifnos (L-150)
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
  • Placed in service, date unknown
  • During World War II LCT(6)-677 was assigned to the Asiatic-Pacific Theater
  • Following World War II LCT(6)-677 was assigned to Occupation Service in the Far East from 2 September 1945 to 4 April 1946
  • 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
  • Reverted to Landing Craft Utility LCU-677, date unknown
  • Transferred to Greece, date unknown, and named Sifnos (L-150)
  • Final Disposition, fate unknown
    LCT Specifications:
    Displacement 143 to 160 t.(lt), 309 to 320 t.(fl)
    Length 119' 1" (ovl.)
    Beam 32' 8"
    Draft
    limiting 3' 9"
    maximum navigation 5'
    Speed 10 kts.
    Range 700 nautical miles at 7 kts.
    Complement
    1 officer
    12 enlisted
    Cargo Capacity 150 short tons
    Armament
    two single 20mm AA gun mounts
    four .50 cal. machine guns
    Armor
    wheelhouse 20lbs
    gun shields 10lbs
    Fuel Capacity Diesel 80 Bbls
    Propulsion
    three Grey Marine 6-71 Diesel engines
    two Diesel-drive 10Kw 120V. D.C. Ships' Service Generators
    three propellers, 675shp

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    Potter County 66k Sifnos (L-150) ex-LCU-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 history record for LCT(6)-677 available at NavSource
    Crew Contact And Reunion Information Web Sites
    U.S. Navy Memorial Foundation - Navy Log

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    World War II LCT Flotillas
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