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Landing Craft Tank
Awards, Citations and Campaign Ribbons
Precedence of awards is from left to right
American Campaign Medal - Europe-Africa-Middle East Campaign Medal (1) - World War II Victory Medal
LCT(6)-745 was transferred under terms of the Lend-Lease Act to the Soviet Union, redesignated TDS-5
Landing Craft Tank (Mark 6):
Laid down, 2 March 1944, at Quincy Barge Builders, Quincy, IL.
Launched, 18 March 1944
Delivered, 15 April 1944
Placed in service, date unknown
During World War II LCT(6)-745 was assigned to the Europe-Africa-Middle East Theater and participated in the following campaign:
Europe-Africa-Middle East Campaign
|Campaign and Dates
|Invasion of southern France, 15 August to 23 September 1944
Following service in the Europe-Africa-Middle East Theater LCT-745 was transferred in July 1945 as part of the Lend-Lease program to the Soviet Union at
Cold Bay, AK., designated TDS-5 by the Soviet Union
Placed out of service and struck from the Naval Register in July 1945
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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There is no history for LCT(6)-745 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 19 October 2018
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