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LCI(L) / LSIL-1001 /AMCU-36 Partridge
Flag Hoist/International Radio Call sign: November - Zulu - Delta - Kilo
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 (2) - World War II Victory Medal - Philippine Liberation Medal
LCI-351 Class Landing Craft Infantry (Large):
Laid down, 18 April 1944, at Consolidated Steel Corp., Orange, TX.
Launched, 13 May 1944
Commissioned USS LCI(L)-1001, 10 June 1944
During World War II LCI(L)-1001 was assigned to the Asiatic-Pacific Theater and participated in the:
Decommissioned in March 1947, at Green Cove Springs, FL.
Laid up in the Atlantic Reserve Fleet
Recommissioned in 1950 as USS LSIL-1001
Authorized for conversion to Coastal Minesweeper (Underwater Locator) in FY 1952
Renamed Partridge (AMCU-35), conversion started at Charleston Naval Shipyard but never completed
Classification and name reverted to (LSIL-1001), 1 July 1954
Struck from the Naval Register, 7 August 1956
Final Disposition, scrapped
LCI(L)-1001 earned two battle stars for World War II service
- Leyte operation;
(a) Leyte landings, 20 to 29 November 1944
- Consolidation of the Southern Philippines
(a) Mindanao Island landings, 10 to 20 March
(b) Sulu Archipelago landings, 9 to 11 April 1945
Displacement 236 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 knots; 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 guns two forward, one amidship, two aft, 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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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
Naval Minewarfare Association
Association of Minemen
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