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International Radio Call Sign:
November - Papa - Foxtrot - Romeo
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 - World War II Victory Medal - Navy Occupation Service Medal (with Asia clasp)
LCI-351 Class Landing Craft Infantry (Large):
Laid down, 3 April 1944, at New Jersey Shipbuilding Corp., Barber, N.J.
Launched, 28 April 1944
Commissioned USS LCI(L)-604, 5 May 1944, LT. J. R. Tyler USNR in command
During World War II USS LCI(L)-604 was assigned to the Asiatic-Pacific Theater:
LCI Flotilla Five, flagship, CDR. M. V. Milton;
LCI Group Fifteen, LCDR. E.S. Dulcan;
LCI Division Thirty-Six
Following World War II USS LCI(L)-604 was assigned to Occupation service in the Far East from 12 September to 14 December 1945
Decommissioned, date unknown
Struck from the Naval Register, 8 May 1946
Final Disposition, sold 1 November 1946, fate unknown
Displacement 246 t.(light), 264 t. (landing), 419 t.(loaded)
Length 158' 5½"
Beam 23' 3"
Light 3' 1½" mean
Landing, 2' 8" forward, 4' 10" aft
Loaded, 5' 4" forward, 5' 11" aft
16 kts (max.)
14 kts maximum continuous
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
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
Diesel 800 Bbls
lube oil 200 gal
two sets of 4 General Motors 6051 series 71 Diesel engines, 4 per shaft
single General Motors Main reduction gears
two Diesel-drive 30Kw 120V D.C. Ship's Service Generators
twin variable pitch propellers, 2,320shp
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||USS LCI(L)-604 and an unidentified LCI alongside USS Ajax (AR-6), date and location unknown.
US Navy photo from DANFS.
|Joe Radigan MACM USN Ret.
The history for USS LCI(L)-191 is from USS LCI "Landing Craft Infantry", Vol. II. Paducah, Kentucky: Turner Publishing Company, © 1995. (ISBN 1-56311-262-0)
|01||LT. Tyler, J. R., USNR||5 May 1944 - ?|
Crew Contact And Reunion Information
U.S. Navy Memorial Foundation - Navy Log
Additional Resources and Web Sites of Interest
USS Landing Craft Infantry National Association
Last Updated 30 June 2017
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