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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 (1) - World War II Victory Medal
Landing Craft Tank (Mark 6):
Laid down, 30 January 1944, at Bison Shipbuilding Corp, North Tonawanda, N.Y.
Launched, 16 February 1944
Delivered, 18 February 1944
During World War II LCT-1003 was assigned to the European Theater and participated in the following campaign:
Europe-Africa-Middle East Campaign
Placed in service, date and location unknown
Placed out of service, date unknown
Final Disposition, fate unknown
|Campaign and Dates
|Invasion of southern France August and September 1944
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 Gray Marine Diesels, 3 propellers, Shaft horsepower 225 per shaft
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LCT-274 beached after the invasion of southern France "Operation Anvil" in August 1944.
US Army photo from Skylighters web site.
There is DANFS history available for LCT-1003 at NavSource
Crew Contact And Reunion Information Web Sites
U.S. Navy Memorial Foundation - Navy Log
Fleet Reserve Association
Additional Resources and Web Sites of Interest
World War II LCT Flotillas
Last Updated 16 January 2009
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