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USS LCI(R)-764
USS LCI(L)-764 (1944 - 1945)

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

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

LCI-351 Class Landing Craft Infantry (Large):
  • Laid down, 8 May 1944, at Commercial Iron Works, Portland, OR.
  • Launched, 28 May 1944
  • Commissioned as USS LCI(L)-764, 12 June 1944
  • Reclassified Landing Ship Infantry (Rocket) LCI(R)-764, 15 March 1945
  • During World War II USS LCI(L)-764 / LCI(R)-764 was assigned to the Asiatic-Pacific Theater and participated in the following campaign:
    Asiatic-Pacific Campaigns
    Campaign and Dates
    Okinawa Gunto operation
    Assault and occupation of Okinawa Gunto, 26 March to 30 June 1945
  • Following World War II USS LCI(R)-764 performed occupation duty in the Far East from 2 to 25 September1945 and China service, from 30 September 1945 to 18 February 1946
  • Decommissioned, date unknown
  • Struck from the Naval Register, date unknown
  • Transferred to the Maritime Commission, 3 March 1947, for disposal
  • Final disposition, fate unknown
  • USS LCI(R)-764 earned one battle star for World War II service
    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(R) Complement 3 Officers, 31 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(L) Armament five single 20mm guns, one bow mounted, two forward of wheelhouse, two aft of wheelhouse, on some LCIs two .50 cal machine guns were added
    LCI(R) Armament one 40mm gun, four 20mm guns, six 5" 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)-764 8k USS LCI(L)-764 off Okinawa, date unknown.
    US National Archives image.
    Bill Brinkley
    LCI(L)-1023 32k USS LCI(M)-1023, USS LCI(R)-764, USS LCI(M)-757 and USS LCI(L)-676 nested with other LCIs in an anchorage, date and location unknown. Submitted by Brian S. Myers from the collection of his father John H. Myers SM1/c USS LCI(R)-764

    View the John H. Myers SM1/c USS LCI(R)-764 photo collection
    The history for USS LCI(L)-764 / LCI(R)-764 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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