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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)-753 was transferred to Thailand, named HTMS Talibong (L766)
Landing Craft Tank (Mark 6):
Laid down, 18 March 1944, at Quincy Barge Builders, Quincy, IL
Launched, 30 March 1944
Delivered, 10 May 1944
Placed out of service, date unknown
Struck from the Naval Register, date unknown
Transferred to Thailand in 1946
Named HTMS Talibong (L766), date unknown
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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||Ex-US LCT(6)-753 under way as the Thai Navy landing craft HTMS Talibong (L766), in 2002,
on the Chao Phraya River, Thailand.
Courtesy Ivon Goglin.
There is no history for LCT(6)-753 available at NavSource
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U.S. Navy Memorial Foundation - Navy Log
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Last Updated 19 October 2018
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