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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 - World War II Victory Medal
Landing Craft Tank (Mark 6):
Laid down, 8 June 1944, at Bison Shipbuilding Corp, North Tonawanda, N.Y.
Launched, 17 June 1944
Delivered, 21 June 1944
During World War II LCT-1173 was assigned to the European Theater
Placed out of service (date unknown)
Struck from the Naval Register (date unknown)
Final Disposition, fate unknown
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-1173 and LCT-531 loading at Plymouth, England, January 1945
There is no DANFS history record for LCT-1173.
Crew Contact And Reunion Information Web Sites
U.S. Navy Memorial Foundation - Navy Log
Fleet Reserve Association
Additional Resources and Web Sites of Interest
The World War II LCT Flotillas
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