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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 - Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal (1) - World War II Victory Medal - Philippine Liberation Medal (1)
LCI-351 Class Landing Craft Infantry (Large):
Laid down, 15 June 1944, at Commercial Iron Works, Portland, OR.
Launched, 12 July 1944
Commissioned USS LCI(L)-774, 25 July 1944
During World War II USS LCI(L)-774 was assigned to the Asiatic-Pacific Theater and participated in the following campaign;
Decommissioned, date unknown
Laid up in the Pacific Reserve Fleet, Columbia River Group, March 1946
Struck from the Naval Register, date unknown
Final Disposition, fate unknown
USS LCI(L)-774 received one battle star for World War II service
|Campaign and Dates
||Consolidation and capture of the southern Philippines
Mindanao Island landings, Zamboanga, 1 April 1945
Displacement 246 t.(light), 264 t. (landing), 419 t.(loaded)
Length 158' 5½"
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
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||USS LCI(L)-636, USS LCI(L)-621, USS LCI(L)-700, USS LCI(L)-702 and USS LCI(L)-774 and one additional LCI approaching the beach for a landing at Zamboanga, Mindanao Island, Philippines, 1 April 1945.
US National Archives Records Administration photo #359834, a US Navy photo now in the collections of the US National Archives.
|Robert Morrissey, Beth Golemon, Dennis Blocker
The history for LCI(L)-774 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
USS Landing Craft Infantry National Association
Last Updated 15 July 2011
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