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Landing Craft Tank
Awards, Citations and Campaign Ribbons
Precedence of awards is from top to bottom, left to right
Top Row - American Campaign Medal
Bottom Row - Europe-Africa-Middle East Campaign Medal (1) - Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal - World War II Victory Medal
Landing Craft Tank (Mark 6):
Laid down, 15 February 1944, at Bison Shipbuilding Corp, North Tonawanda, N.Y.
Launched, 2 March 1944
Delivered, 4 March 1944
Placed in service, date and location unknown
During World War II LCT-1014(6) was first assigned to the Europe-Africa-Middle Theater and later the Asiatic-Pacific Theater and participated in the following campaign:
Europe-Africa-Middle East Campaign
|Invasion of southern France, 15 August to 10 September1944
While assigned to the Asiatic-Pacific LCT(6)-1014 came under the command of:
LCT Flotilla Twenty-Nine, LCDR. E. D. Gasson, USNR;
LCT Group Eighty-Five, LT. G. S. Rehfield, USNR
Placed out of service, date unknown
Struck from the Naval Register, date unknown
Transferred to the Maritime Commission, 3 March 1947
Sold, date unknown
Documented in 1947 as MV Freeport Sulphur No. 203, transported sulphur from the sulphur mines at Freeport, TX.
Resold in 1956, renamed MV Cathy
Resold to Ecuadorian interest in 1960
Final Disposition, fate unknown
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)-1014 tied up to trees on the west bank of the Sabine River near Orange TX.
Photo from the files of Gulfport Boiler and Iron Works, Port Arthur, TX.
There is DANFS history available for LCT(6)-1014 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 9 May 2014
This page is created and maintained by Gary P. Priolo|