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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 Medal (1) - World War II Victory Medal
Landing Craft Tank (Mark 6):
Laid down, 27 April 1944, at Bison Shipbuilding Corp, North Tonawanda, N.Y.
Launched, 6 May 1944
Delivered, 10 May 1944
Placed in service, date and location unknown
During World War II LCT(6)-1144 was assigned to the Europe-Africa-Middle East Theater an participated in the following campaign:
Placed out of service, date unknown
Struck from the Naval Register, date unknown
LCT(6)-1144 earned one battle star for World War II service
Final Disposition, fate unknown
Europe-Africa-Middle East Campaigns
|Campaign and Dates
|Invasion of Southern France, 15 August to 25 September 1944
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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||During the Invasion of Southern France an anti-aircraft machine gun half-track comes ashore from LCT(6)-1144, in the "Red Beach"
area, 15 August 1944. A British LCT is in the background.
US Archives, Photo No. SC 192870, a US Army Signal Corps photo now in the collections of the US National Archives.
There is no history available for LCT(6)-1144 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 19 January 2018
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