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Landing Craft Tank
LCT-767


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-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
  • Placed out of service, date unknown
  • Struck from the Naval Register, date unknown
  • Final Disposition, fate unknown
  • LCT-767 earned one battle star for World War II service
    Specifications:
    Displacement 143 to 160 t.(lt), 309 to 320 t.(fl)
    Length 119' 1" (ovl)
    Beam 32' 8"
    Draft 5' (max)
    Speed 10 kts.
    Range 700 nautical miles at 7 kts.
    Complement 14
    Cargo Capacity 150 short tons
    Armament 2 single 20mm AA gun mounts, 4 .50 cal. machine guns
    Armor 20lbs wheelhouse, 10lbs gun shield
    Propulsion 3 Gray Marine Diesels, 3 propellers, Shaft horsepower 225 per shaft

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    Bulloch County 98k LCU-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 DANFS history available for LCT-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 2 November 2012