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Landing Craft Tank
Awards, Citations and Campaign Ribbons
Precedence of awards is from left to right
American Campaign Medal - World War II Victory Medal
LCT(6)-696 was transferred to France after World War II
Landing Craft Tank (Mark 6):
Laid down, 5 April 1944, at Pidgeon-Thomas Iron Co., Memphis, TN.
Launched, 1 May 1944
Delivered, 9 May 1944
Placed in service, date unknown
Placed out of service, date unknown
Struck from the Naval Register, 17 April 1946
Transferred to the France, date unknown, commissioned RFS L9090
Decommissioned by France in 21 July 1953,
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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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 17 October 2014
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