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USS LCI(L)-467 (1943 - 1944)
International Radio Call Sign:
November - Quebec - Oscar - Bravo
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:
|Campaign and Dates
||Campaign and Dates
Capture and occupation of Guam, 21 July to 5 August 1944
Lingayen Gulf landing, 9 January 1945
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
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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| USS LCI(G)-467
||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
||USS LCI(G)-467 underway off Okinawa in 1945.
US National Archives image
| KRI Amahai (864)
||Ex-USS LCI(G)-467, ex-HNLMS Tropenvogel in Indonesian naval service as KRI Amahai (864), moored, location unknown, circa 1951.
||KRI Amahai (864) underway, circa 1961, location unknown.
Official Indonesian Navy photo from "Jane's Fighting Ships" 1961-62 edition.
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
Last Updated 26 March 2010
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