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Landing Craft Tank
Awards, Citations and Campaign Ribbons
Precedence of awards is from top to bottom, left to right
Top Row - Combat Action Ribbon (retroactive - Invasion of Normandy, 6 June 1944) - American Campaign Medal - Europe-Africa-Middle East Campaign Medal (1)
Bottom Row - Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal - World War II Victory Medal - Navy Occupation Service Medal (with Asia clasp)
Landing Craft Tank (Mark 6):
Laid down, 5 November 1943, at Quincy Barge Builders, Quincy, IL.
Launched, 16 December 1943
Delivered, 4 January 1944
Placed in service, date unknown
During World War II LCT(6)-707 was initially assigned to the Europe-Africa-Middle East Theater and later the the Asiatic-Pacific Theater:
While assigned to the Europe-Africa-Middle East Theater LCT(6)-707 can under the command of:
LCT Flotilla Seventeen, CDR. R. Craig Fabian;
LCT Group Fifty;
Europe-Africa-Middle East Campaign
|Campaign and Dates
|Invasion of Normandy, 6 to 25 June 1944
Following World War II LCT(6)-707 was assigned to Occupation Service in the Far East from 3 February to 9 April 1946
While assigned in the Asiatic-Pacific Theater LCT(6)-707 came under the command of :
LCT Flotilla Forty-Three;
LCT Group One Hundred Twenty-Nine;
Placed out of service, date unknown
Struck From the Naval Register, date unknown
LCT(6)-707 earned one battle star for World War II service
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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USS LST 583, and
USS LST-379 with LCT(6)-707 on her main deck, beached, probably in Philippines sometime in 1945. James H Murphy standing on far right.
||Kathleen Golden for her father James H. Murphy USS LST-623
There is no history record for LCT(6)-707 available at NavSource
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 20 July 2018
This page is created and maintained by Gary P. Priolo|