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USS LCI(L)-1013


International Radio Call Sign:
November - Zulu - Foxtrot - Romeo
NZFR
Awards, Citations and Campaign Ribbons

Precedence of awards is from left to right
American Campaign Medal - Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal - World War II Victory Medal


LCI-351 Class Landing Craft Infantry (Large):
  • Laid down, 16 December 1943, at Albina Engine and Machine Works, Portland, OR.
  • Launched, 21 February 1944
  • Commissioned USS LCI(L)-1013, 21 March 1944, LTjg. F.C. Davis USNR in command
  • During World War II USS LCI(L)-1013 was assigned to the Asiatic-Pacific Theater:
    LCI Flotilla Thirty-Six, LCDR T. Gore USNR;
    LCI Group One Hundred Eight, LCDR. Draine, E. H. USNR;
    LCI Division Two Hundred Fifteen
  • Decommissioned, date unknown
  • Struck from the Naval Register in 1946
  • Transferred to the Maritime Commission for disposal, 28 July 1948
  • Final Disposition, fate unknown
    Specifications:
    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(G) Complement
    5 Officers
    65 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(G) Armament
    two single 40mm guns
    four single 20mm guns
    six .50cal machine guns
    ten MK7 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)-1013 229k LCI(L)-1013 after port quarter looking forward. Builders progress photo at Albina Engine and Machine Works, Portland, OR., 28 January 1944
    US National Archives photo
    National Association of
    USS LCS(L) 1-130
    LCI(L)-1013 16k USS LCI(L)-1013 at anchor in Japanese waters following World War II, date and place unknown. Mark Wealand
    LCI(L)-1013 12k

    The history for LCI(L)-1013 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

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