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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

LCT-1015 was transferred to the Soviet Union, redesignated TDS-6
Landing Craft Tank (Mark 6):
  • Laid down, 16 February 1944, at Bison Shipbuilding Corp, North Tonawanda, N.Y.
  • Launched, 3 March 1944
  • Delivered, 6 March 1944
  • Placed in service, date unknown
  • During World War II LCT(6)-1015 was assigned to both the Europe-Africa-Middle East Theater and Asiatic-Pacific Theater
  • LCT(6)-1015 was loaded aboard USS LST-907 at Norfolk, VA, setting sail for Bizerte, Tunisia, 2 June, 1944 and arriving at the amphibious base at Karouba, near Bizerte, 22 June 1944.
  • LCT(6)-1015 participated in the:

    Europe-Africa-Middle East Campaign
    Invasion of southern France, 15 August to 10 September 1944

  • LCT(6)-1015 was loaded aboard an LST, date unknown, for return to the United States for reassignment to the Asiatic-Pacific Theater:
    LCT Flotilla Forty
    LCT Group One Hundred Twenty-One
  • Placed out of service in July 1945
  • Struck from the Naval Register in July 1945
  • Transferred in July 1945 as part of the Lend-Lease program to the Soviet Union at Cold Bay, AK., re-designated TDS-6 by the Soviet Union
  • 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.
    1 officer
    12 enlisted
    Cargo Capacity 150 short tons
    two single 20mm AA gun mounts
    four .50 cal. machine guns
    wheelhouse 20lbs
    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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