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Landing Craft Tank
Awards, Citations and Campaign Ribbons
Precedence of awards is from left to right
American Campaign Medal - Europe-Africa-Middle East Campaign Medal - World War II Victory Medal
Landing Craft Tank (Mark 6):
Laid down, 17 March 1944, at Mount Vernon Bridge Co., Mount Vernon, OH.
Launched, 7 April 1944
Delivered, 10 April 1944
During World War II LCT-790 was assigned to the Europe-Africa-Middle East Theater
Placed out of service, date unknown
Final Disposition, fate unknown
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.
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 Grey Marine Diesels, 3 propellers, Shaft horsepower 225 per shaft
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||LCT-790 alongside USS LST-49 moored pierside at Oran, Algeria in November 1944. Note seaman painting over the side of USS LST-49.
||For the LST-49 Association;
Riley R. Requa MoMM3/C USS LST-49 and Larry Palmer BM2/C USS LST-49
There is no DANFS history for LCT-790 available at NavSource
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 28 January 2011
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