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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 (2) - World War II Victory Medal - Philippine Liberation Medal (1)
USS LCI(L)-1025 was transferred to Chile, named Eduardo LLanos (LCI-98)
LCI(L)-351 Class Landing Craft Infantry (Large):
Laid down, 22 March 1944, at Albina Engine and Machinery Works, Portland OR.
Launched, 6 May 1944
Commissioned USS LCI(L)-1025, 12 June 1944
During WWII USS LCI(L)-1025 was assigned to Asiatic-Pacific Theater and participated in the following campaigns:
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|Consolidation and capture of the Southern Philippines
Mindanao Island landings, 10 to 11 March 1945
Tarakan Island operation, 27 April to 5 May 1945
Balikpapan operation, 26 June to 6 July 1945
Decommissioned in 1946
Struck from the Naval Register in 1947
Transferred to the State Department for disposal, 20 March 1947, to Chile, renamed Eduardo LLanos (LCI-98)
Modernized by the Chilean Navy in 2006
Final Disposition, fate unknown
USS LCI(L)-1025 earned two battle stars for World War II service
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 kt.s 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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| USS LCI(L)-1025
||From left to right; USS LCI(L)-700, USS LCI(L)-624 and USS LCI(L)-1025 nested, along the starboard side of a larger ship, possibly a tender, date and location unknown.
| Eduardo LLanos (LCI-98)
||Ex-USS LCI(L)-1025 underway as the Chilean Navy's Landing Craft Infantry Eduardo LLanos (LCI-98) underway, date and location .
Official Chilean Navy photo.
||Eduardo LLanos (LCI-98) underway, circa 1964, location.
Official Chilean Navy photo.
The history for LCI(L)-1025 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 4 February 2011
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