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Landing Craft Tank
LCT-678


Awards, Citations and Campaign Ribbons


Precedence of awards is from top to bottm, left to right
Top Row - American Campaign Medal
Bottom Row - Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal (1) - World War II Victory Medal - Philippines Liberation Medal (1)


Landing Craft Tank (Mark 6) Class:
  • Laid down, 17 February 1944, at Pidgeon-Thomas Iron Co., Memphis, TN.
  • Launched, 11 March 1944
  • Delivered, 15 March 1944
  • During World War II LCT-678 was assigned to the Asiatic-Pacific Theater and participated in the following campaign:
  • Placed out of service (date unknown)
  • Final Disposition, fate unknown
    Specifications:
    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.
    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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    LSM-168 52k From left to right LCT-678, LSM-168, LSM-237 and LSM-133 at Mindoro Island while loading for the invasion of Palawan Island, Philippine Islands, date unknown.. Submitted by James Tusing, courtesy George Berry USS LSM 168

    There is no history record of LCT-678 located at the World War II Landing Craft Tanks web site.
    Crew Contact And Reunion Information Web Sites
    U.S. Navy Memorial Foundation - Navy Log
    Fleet Reserve Association

    Additional Resources and Web Sites of Interest
    World War II LCT Flotillas

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