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Landing Craft Tank
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
- Consolidation and capture of the southern Philippines
Palawan Islands landings, 28 February to 1 March 1945
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 Grey Marine diesels, 3 propellers, Shaft horsepower 225 per shaft
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||From left to right LCT-678,
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
Last Updated 26 January 2007
This page is created and maintained by Gary P. Priolo|