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Landing Craft Flak
Awards, Citations and Campaign Ribbons
Precedence of awards is from left to right
Europe-Africa-Middle East Campaign Medal - (1) World War II Victory Medal
Landing Craft Tank (Mark 4) (Modified):
Laid down, date and location unknown
Launched, date unknown
Assigned to the US Navy under the Lend-lease agreement, prior to the Invasion of Normandy
Placed in service as LCF-14, date unknown
During World War II LCF-14 was assigned to the Europe-Africa Middle East Theater and participated in the following campaign:
Returned to the Royal Navy, date unknown
Struck from the Naval Register, date unknown
Final Disposition, fate unknown
LCF-14 earned one battle star for World War II service
Europe-Africa-Middle East Campaign
|Campaign and Dates
|Invasion of Normandy, 6 to 25 June 1944
Displacement 455 t.
Length 159' 1"
Draft 3' 6" fwd, 7' 6" aft
Speed 11½ kts.
Gun Crew 68
Armor 20-lb. DIHT protective plating or 2.5" plastic to bridge and gun deck
two twin 4" dual purpose gun mounts
three single 20mm AA gun mounts
Fuel Capacity 40 tons Diesel oil
Endurance 2,000 mi @ 10 kts
three Paxman 500hp Diesel engines
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||HM LCF(3)-14 is in the foreground as USS Brooklyn
(CL-40) bombarding during the initial landing at Anzio, 22 January 1944. Photographed from USS
Frederick C. Davis (DE-136).
US National Archives, Photo No.80-G-223490, a US Navy photo now in the collections of the US Naval History and Heritage Command
There is no history record for LCF(3)-14 available at NavSource
Crew Contact And Reunion Information Web Sites
U.S. Navy Memorial Foundation - Navy Log
Additional Resources and Web Sites of Interest
Last Updated 17 May 2019
This page is created and maintained by Gary P. Priolo|