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Landing Craft Tank
LCT-810 was transferred to Denmark and named Brage (A544)
Awards, Citations and Campaign Ribbons
Precedence of awards is from top to bottom, left to right
Top Row - Combat Action Ribbon (retroactive - Invasion of Normandy, 6 June 1944)
Bottom Row - American Campaign Medal - Europe-Africa-Middle East Campaign Medal (1) - World War II Victory Medal
Landing Craft Tank (Mark 6):
Laid down, 10 November 1943, at Kansas City Structural Steel Co., Kansas City, MO.
Launched, 12 December 1943
Delivered and placed in service, 3 January 1944
During World War II LCT(6)-810 was assigned to the Europe-Africa-Middle East Theater:
LCT Flotilla Seventeen:
LCT Group Fifty CDR. R. Craig Fabian; and participated in the following campaign:
Placed out of service, date unknown
Struck from the Naval Register circa 1963 and transferred to Denmark
Commissioned into the Danish Navy as Brage (A544), 1 May 1963
Decommissioned by the Danish Navy, August 1967
Final Disposition, fate unknown
LCT(6)-810 earned one battle star for World War II service
Europe-Africa-Middle East Campaign
|Invasion of Normandy, 6 to 25 June1944
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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||USS LST-372 enroute to the Europe-Africa-Middle East Theater with
LCT-810 loaded on her main deck, circa 1944.
US Naval History and Heritage Command photo # NH 84689, courtesy D. H. McPherson, 1976.
|Mitch Bryk for his father Stanley Bryk LCT-801
There is no DANFS history for LCT(6)-810 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 15 July 2016
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