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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.
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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Crew Contact And Reunion Information Web Sites
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Additional Resources and Web Sites of Interest
World War II LCT Flotillas
Last Updated 6 September 2019
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