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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
USS LCI(L)-586 was transferred to the Soviet Union, redesignated DS-33
LCI-351 Class Landing Craft Infantry (Large):
Laid down, 8 March 1944, at New Jersey Shipbuilding Corp., Barber, N.J.
Launched, 31 March 1944
Commissioned, LCI(L)-586, 7 April 1944
During World War II USS LCI(L)-586 was assigned to the Europe-Africa-Middle East heater and participated in the following campaign :
Europe-Africa-Middle East Campaign
USS LCI(L)-586 was decommissioned and transferred as part of the Lend-Lease program to the Soviet Union at Cold Bay, AK., 14 June 1945, designated DS-33 by the Soviet Union
Struck from the Naval Register in 1955
Final Disposition, fate unknown.
USS LCI(L)-586 earned one battle star for World War II service
|Campaign and Dates
|Invasion of southern France, 15 August to 9 September 1944
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
Complement 4 Officers, 24 Enlisted
Troop Capacity 6 Officers, 182 Enlisted
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
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
The history for LCI(L)-586 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 19 September 2008
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