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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 - American Campaign Medal - Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal (1)
Bottom Row - World War II Victory Medal - Philippines Presidential Unit Citation - Philippines Liberation Medal (1)
Landing Craft Tank (Mark 6):
Laid down, 7 February 1944, at Quincy Barge Builders, Quincy, IL.
Launched, 23 February 1944
Delivered, 21 March 1944
Placed in service, date unknown
During World War II LCT(6)-733 and was assigned to the Asiatic-Pacific Theater:
LCT Flotilla Twenty-Two;
LCT Group Sixty-Five, LCDR Black and
LCT Group Sixty-Six (temporary), LT. E. L. Huie and participated in the following campaign:
Placed out of service, date unknown
Struck from the Naval Register, 12 April 1946
LCT(6)-733 earned one battle star for World War II service
Final Disposition, fate unknown
|Campaign and Dates
Lingayen Gulf landings, 4 to 18 January 1945
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
USS LCT(6) Group 66 War Diary - January 1945
World War II LCT Flotillas
Last Updated 20 July 2018
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