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Landing Ship Utility - LSU-1174Awards, Citations and Campaign Ribbons
Landing Craft Tank - LCT(6)-1174 (1944-1949)
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, 8 June 1944, at Bison Shipbuilding Corp, North Tonawanda, N.Y.
Launched, 17 June 1944
Delivered, 21 June 1944
During World War II LCT(6)-1174 was assigned to the Europe-Africa-Middle East Theater and participated in the following campaign:
Redesignated Landing Ship Utility LSU-1174 in 1949
LSU-1174 was assigned to the Rhine River Patrol, circa October 1952
Placed out of service, date unknown
Struck from the Naval Register, date unknown
LCT(6)-1174 earned one battle star for World War II service
Final Disposition, fate unknown
Europe-Africa-Middle East Campaign
|Campaign and Dates
|Invasion of Normandy
Omaha Beach - 6 to 25 June 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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||USS LST-510 and an unknown LST anchored in an English port, circa
late-May prior to the Normandy Invasion in June 1944.
USS LST-510 has LCT(6)-1174 loaded on her main deck ready to be launched prior
to the invasion while the unknown LST has LCT(6)-815 loaded on her main deck also ready for
launch prior to the invasion.
||Zach Morris Associate Member and Editor, LST Scuttlebutt Magazine U.S. Landing Ship Tank Association
||LSU-1174 under way on the Rhine River, Germany, date unknown.
There is no history for LCT(6)-1174 / LSU-1174 available 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
Rhine River Patrol
Last Updated 8 June 2018
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