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USS LCI(G)-467
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USS LCI(L)-467 (1943 - 1944)


International Radio Call Sign:
November - Quebec - Oscar - Bravo
NQOB
Awards, Citations and Campaign Ribbons


Precedence of awards is from top to bottom, left to right
Top Row - American Campaign Medal
Bottom Row - Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal (4) - World War II Victory Medal - Philippines Liberation Medal (2)



USS LCI(G)-467 was transferred to the Netherlands, named HNLMS Tropenvogel later transferred to Indonesia and renamed KRI Amahai (864)
LCI-351 Class Landing Craft Infantry (Large):
  • Laid down, 11 August 1943, at New Jersey Shipbuilding Corp. Barber, N.J.
  • Launched, 16 September 1943
  • Commissioned USS LCI(L)-467, 24 September 1943
  • Converted to a Close-in Fire Support Vessel and redesignated Landing Craft Infantry (Guns) LCI(G)-467, 15 June 1944
  • During World War II USS LCI(L)-467 / LCI(G)-467 was assigned to the Asiatic-Pacific Theater and participated in the following campaigns:
    Asiatic-Pacific Campaigns
    Campaign and Dates Campaign and Dates
    Marianas operation
    Capture and occupation of Guam, 21 July to 5 August 1944
    Luzon operation
    Lingayen Gulf landing, 9 January 1945
    Leyte operation
    Leyte landings, 20 October 1944
    Okinawa Gunto operation
    Assault and occupation of Okinawa Gunto, 26 March to 14 June 1945

  • Decommissioned, circa 1945-46
  • Struck from the Naval Register, circa 1945-46
  • Transferred to the State Department, 29 May 1946, for disposal
  • Transferred to the Netherlands in 1946, named HNLMS Tropenvogel
  • Handed over to the Dutch East Indies government on the formation of the Indonesian Navy in 1950, renamed KRI Amahai (864)
  • Final Disposition, fate unknown
  • USS LCI(G)-467 earned four battle stars during World War II
    Specifications:
    Displacement 246 t.(light), 264 t. (landing), 419 t.(loaded)
    Length 158' 5 1/2"
    Beam 23' 3"
    Draft Light 3'1½" mean, Landing, 2' 8" forward, 4' 10"aft, Loaded, 5' 4" forward 5' 11" aft
    Speed 16 kts (max.), 14 kts maximum continuous
    LCI(L) Complement 4 Officers, 24 Enlisted
    LCI(G) Complement 5 Officers, 65 Enlisted
    LCI(L) Troop Capacity 6 Officers, 182 Enlisted
    LCI(L) Cargo Capacity 75 tons
    Armor 2" plastic splinter protection on gun turrets, conning tower and pilot house
    Endurance 4,000 miles at 12 kts, loaded, 500 miles at 15 kts; and 110 tons of fuel
    LCI(L) Armament five single 20mm guns, one bow mounted, one each port and starboard forward of wheelhouse, one each port and starboard aft of wheelhouse, on some LCIs two .50 cal machine guns were added
    LCI(G) Armament two 40mm guns, four 20mm guns, six .50cal machine guns, ten MK7 rocket launchers
    Fuel Capacity 130 tons, lube oil 200 gal.
    Propulsion two sets of 4 GM diesels, 4 per shaft, BHP 1,600, twin variable pitch propellers

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    LCI(L)-191 1490k USS LCI(G)-467, USS LCI(G)-567, and other LCI(G)'s of Flotilla 6 moving in for a rocket assault on the beach during the Okinawa invasion, circa March-April 1945.
    Photo from photo from the USS LCI National Association's 2009 calendar is a US Navy photo from the US National Archives, courtesy Dennis Blocker
    Ardie Hunt
    LCI(L)-467 10k USS LCI(G)-467 underway off Okinawa in 1945.
    US National Archives image
    Bill Brinkley
    KRI Amahai (864)
    LCI(L)-467 66k Ex-USS LCI(G)-467, ex-HNLMS Tropenvogel in Indonesian naval service as KRI Amahai (864), moored, location unknown, circa 1951. Robert Hurst
    LCI(L)-467 72k KRI Amahai (864) underway, circa 1961, location unknown.
    Official Indonesian Navy photo from "Jane's Fighting Ships" 1961-62 edition.
    Robert Hurst

    The history for LCI(L)-467 / LCI(G)-467 is from USS LCI "Landing Craft Infantry", Vol. II. Paducah, Kentucky: Turner Publishing Company, © 1995. (ISBN 1-56311-262-0)
    Crew Contact And Reunion Information
    U.S. Navy Memorial Foundation - Navy Log
    Fleet Reserve Association

    Additional Resources and Web Sites of Interest
    USS Landing Craft Infantry National Association

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