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Landing Craft Tank
Awards, Citations and Campaign Ribbons
Precedence of awards is from left to right
American Campaign Medal - Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal (1) - World War II Victory Medal
Landing Craft Tank (Mark 6):
Laid down, 24 March 1944, Darby Products and Steel Corp/, Kansas City, KS.
Launched, 2 April 1944
Delivered 3 May 1944
Placed in service, date and location unknown
During World War II LCT(6)-876 was assigned to the Asiatic-Pacific Theater and participated in the following campaign:
Placed out of service, date unknown
Struck from the Naval Register, date unknown
LCT(6)-876 earned one battle star for World War II service
Final Disposition, fate unknown
|Campaign and Dates
|Okinawa Gunto operation
Assault and occupation of Okinawa Gunto, 2 April to 30 June 1945
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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||LCT(6)-876 stowed on the main deck of USS LST-599
as the LST burns after being struck by a Japanese Kamikaze in the Fleet anchorage at Kerama Retto, Okinawa, 3 April 1945.
USS LSM-79 is attempting to provide assistance.
US Naval History and Heritage Command photo # 344937.
|USS LSM / LSMR Association
There is no history available for LCT(6)-876 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 1 February 2019
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