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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:
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
Europe-Africa-Middle East Campaign
|Campaign and Dates
|Invasion of Normandy, Omaha Beach - 6 to 25 June 1944
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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||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
Last Updated 23 March 2018
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