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Harbor Utility Craft - YFU-15
Landing Craft Utility - LCU-767 (1952 - 1958)
Landing Ship Utility - LSU-767 (1949 - 1952)
Landing Craft Tank - LCT(6)-767 (1943 - 1949)

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

Landing Craft Tank (Mark 6):
  • Laid down, 7 December 1943, at Missouri Valley Bridge & Iron Co., Leavenworth, KS.
  • Launched, 14 January 1944
  • Delivered 31 January 1944
  • During World War II LCT(6)-767 was assigned to the Europe-Africa-Middle East Theater LCT Flotilla Twenty-Six and participated in the following campaign:

    Europe-Africa-Middle East Campaign
    Campaign and Dates
    Invasion of Normandy, Omaha Beach - 6 to 25 June 1944
  • Redesignated Landing Ship Utility, LSU-767 in 1949
  • Redesignated Landing Craft Utility LCU-767, 15 April 1952
  • Redesignated Harbor Utility Craft YFU-15, 18 May 1958
  • Reverted to LCU-764, 1 March 1965
  • Placed out of service, date unknown
  • Struck from the Naval Register, date unknown
  • LCT(6)-767 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.
    1 officer
    12 enlisted
    Cargo Capacity 150 short tons
    two single 20mm AA gun mounts
    four .50 cal. machine guns
    wheelhouse 20lbs
    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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    Bulloch County 98k LCU(6)-767 loaded on the main deck of USS LST-509 for transit to Greenland in 1951 to take part in operation "Blue Jay," the construction of Thule Air Base in Greenland. Chuck Garrett EN2 USS LST-509

    There is no history available for LCT(6)-767 at NavSource.
    Crew Contact And Reunion Information Web Sites
    U.S. Navy Memorial Foundation - Navy Log

    Additional Resources and Web Sites of Interest
    The World War II LCT Flotillas
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    Last Updated 23 March 2018