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USS LCI(L)-664


International Radio Call Sign:
November - Papa - Charlie - Echo

NGCE
Awards, Citations and Campaign Ribbons


Precedence of awards is from top to bottom, left to right
Top Row - American Campaign Medal - Europe-Africa-Middle East Campaign Medal (1)
Bottom Row - Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal - World War II Victory Medal - Navy Occupation Medal (with Asia clasp)


LCI-351 Class Landing Craft Infantry (Large):
  • Laid down, 1 March 1944, at George Lawley & Sons, Neponset MA.
  • Launched, 8 March 1944
  • Commissioned USS LCI(L)-664, 18 March 1944
  • During World War II USS LCI(L)-664 was assigned to the Europe-Africa-Middle East Theater and participated in the following campaign:

    Europe-Africa-Middle East Campaigns
    Campaigns and Dates
    Invasion of southern France, 15 August to 25 September 1944

  • Following World War II USS LCI(L)-664 was reassigned to the Asiatic-Pacific Theater and performed Occupation service in the Far East from 18 November 1945 to 2 April 1946
  • Decommissioned, date unknown
  • Struck from the Naval Register in 1951
  • USS LCI(L)-664 earned one battle star for World War II service
  • Sold, 1 May 1951
  • Final Disposition, fate unknown
    LCI-351 Class Landing Craft Infantry (Large):
  • Laid down, 24 February 1944, at George Lawley & Sons, Neponset, MA.
  • Launched, 3 March 1944
  • Commissioned USS LCI(L)-661, 11 March 1944
  • During World War II USS LCI(L)-661 was assigned to the Asiatic-Pacific Theater and participated in the following campaigns:

    Asiatic-Pacific Campaigns
    Campaigns and Dates Campaigns and Dates
    Western New Guinea operations
    Cape Sansapor operation, 31 July and 1 August 1944
    Manila-Bicol operations
    Nasugbu, 31 January 1945
    Leyte operation
    Leyte landings, 19 to November 1944
     

  • Decommissioned, date unknown
  • Struck from the Naval Register, date unknown
  • USS LCI(L)-661 earned three battle stars for World War II service
  • Transferred to the Maritime Commission, 19 February 1947
  • Final Disposition, fate unknown
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    LCI(L)-664 73k USS LCI(L)-664 officers and petty officers after an Administrative Inspection at Bizerte, Tunisia, date unknown. (Photo Caption - "cit-kip,wells,early,zory,--rgland") Russ Padden
    LCI(L)-664 181k USS LCI(L)-664 nested with other LCIs at Mers-el-Kebir on the coast of French Algeria, date unknown. Russ Padden
    LCI(L)-664 102k USS LCI(L)-664 under way in convoy from Mers-el-Kebir on the coast of French Algeria, date unknown. Russ Padden
    LCI(L)-664 114k USS LCI(L)-664 in the harbor at Palermo, Sicily, date unknown. Russ Padden
    LCI(L)-664 126k USS LCI(L)-664 at anchor with French troops bound for Marseilles aboard, circa late 1944. Russ Padden
    LCI(L)-664 97k USS LCI(L)-664 with French troops aboard bound for Marseilles, circa late 1944. Russ Padden
    LCI(L)-664 112k USS LCI(L)-664 conning tower, date and location unknown. Russ Padden
    LCI(L)-664 58k USS LCI(L)-664 nested with other LCIs at Marseilles, France, circa late 1944. Russ Padden
    LCI(L)-664 134k USS LCI(L)-664 with POWs (Polish conscripts) aboard, circa late 1944. Russ Padden
    LCI(L)-664 104k USS LCI(L)-664 under way between Marseilles, France and Naples, Italy transporting POWs (Polish conscripts), circa late 1944. Russ Padden
    LCI(L)-664 81k USS LCI(L)-664 crew at Oran prior to getting under way for return to the US, circa late 1944-early 1945. Russ Padden

    The history for USS LCI(L)-664 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

    Additional Resources and Web Sites of Interest
    LCI(L) 664
    USS LCI(L)-664 Crew Photos
    USS Landing Craft Infantry National Association
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