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LCI(L)-870 / LSIL-870 / AMCU-25 Jacamar

Flag Hoist/International Radio Call sign: November - Xray - Foxtrot - Lima

LCI-351 Class Landing Craft Infantry (Large): Laid down, 1 September 1944, at New Jersey Shipbuilding Corp., Barber NJ; Launched, 2 October 1944; Commissioned USS LCI(L)-870, 9 October 1944; Decommissioned (date unknown); Laid up in the Reserve Fleet; Designation changed to Landing Ship Infantry (Large) LSIL, 28 February 1949; Authorized for conversion to Coastal Minesweeper (Underwater Locator), in FY 1952 at Puget Sound Naval Shipyard, Bremerton, WA.; Renamed Jacamar (AMCU-25), 7 March 1952; Conversion begun, 3 August 1953, completed, 1 February 1954; Recommissioned USS Jacamar (AMCU-25), 1 December 1954; Decommissioned, date unknown); Struck from the Naval Register, (date unknown); Final Disposition, fate unknown.


Specifications: Displacement 385 t.(fl); Length 163' 4"; Beam 23' 3"; Draft 5' 8"; Speed 14.4kts; Complement 4 officer, 25 enlisted; Troop Capacity, 9 Officers, 200 Enlisted; Cargo Capacity, 75 tons; Armor, 10-lb. STS plating to splinter shields, pilothouse, and conning station; Endurance 8,000 miles at 12 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; Armament five single 20mm gun mounts; Fuel Capacity, 110 tons, lube oil 240 gal.; Propulsion, 8 GM diesels, 4 per shaft, BHP 1,600, twin variable pitch propellers.
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USS Landing Craft Infantry National Association
Naval Minewarfare Association
Association of Minemen

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LCI(L) Specifications: Displacement 209 t; Length 159'; Beam 23' 8"; Draft 5' 8"; Speed 14.4k; Complement 40; Armament 5 20mm.
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DANFS History Entry
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Crew Contact And Reunion Information
U.S. Navy Memorial Foundation - Navy Log
Fleet Reserve Association
Reunions Magazine
Additional Resources and Web Sites of Interest
USS Landing Craft Infantry National Association
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