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Landing Craft Tank
Awards, Citations and Campaign Ribbons
Precedence of awards is from left to right
American Campaign Medal - Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal - World War II Victory Medal
Landing Craft Tank (Mark 6) Class:
Laid down, 6 April 1944, at Quincy Barge Builders, Quincy, IL.
Launched, 19 April 1944
Delivered, 27 May 1944
Placed in service, date unknown, ENS. C. J. Kucera, USNR, Officer in Charge (May 1945)
During World War II LCT(6)-761 was assigned to the Asiatic-Pacific Theater:
LCT Flotilla Twenty-Three, LCDR. A. L. Jones USNR;
LCT Group Sixty-Eight, LT. O. W. Sommerhalter USNR at Pearl Harbor, T.H. and Ulithi
Placed out of service, date unknown
Struck from the Naval Register, 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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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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