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November - Zulu - Juliet - Echo
Awards, Citations and Campaign Ribbons
Precedence of awards is from top to bottom, left to right
Top Row - Combat Action Ribbon (retroactive) - China Service Medal (extended)
Second Row - American Campaign Medal - Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal (2) - World War II Victory Medal
Third Row - Navy Occupation Service Medal (with Asia clasp) - Philippines Presidential Unit Citation -Philippines Liberation Medal (2)
LCI-351 Class Landing Craft Infantry (Large):
Laid down, 12 May 1944, at Albina Engine and Machinery Works, Portland OR.
Launched, 21 June 1944
Commissioned USS LCI(L)-1032, 4 August 1944
During World War II USS LCI(L)-1032 was assigned to the Asiatic-Pacific Theater:
LCI Flotilla Twenty Two, CDR. Marion M. Byrd, USN and participated in the following campaigns:
|Campaign and Dates
||Campaign and Dates
Lingayen Gulf landings, 9 to 18 January 1945
|Consolidation and capture of the Southern Philippines;
Mindanao Island landings, 17 to 23 April 1945
Following World War II USS LCI(L)-1032 was assigned to Occupation and China service in the Far East for the following periods:
Navy Occupation Service Medal
China Service Medal (extended)
|8 September to 20 December 1945||8 September to 20 December 1945
While assigned to China Service USS LCI(L)-1032 was assigned to Commander Yangtze Patrol Force
Decommissioned, date unknown
Laid up in the Reserve Fleet
Struck from the Naval Register, date unknown
Transferred to the Air Force, 10 February 1951
Final Disposition, fate unknown
USS LCI(L)-1032 earned two battle stars for World War II service.
Displacement 246 t.(light), 264 t. (landing), 419 t.(loaded)
Length 158' 5½"
Beam 23' 3"
Light 3' 1½" mean
Landing, 2' 8" forward, 4' 10" aft
Loaded, 5' 4" forward, 5' 11" aft
16 kts (max.)
14 kts maximum continuous
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
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
Diesel 800 Bbls
lube oil 200 gal
two sets of 4 General Motors 6051 series 71 Diesel engines, 4 per shaft
single General Motors Main reduction gears
two Diesel-drive 30Kw 120V D.C. Ship's Service Generators
twin variable pitch propellers, 2,320shp
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||LCI(L)-1032 launch ceremony at Albina Engine and Machinery Works, Portland OR., 21 June 1944.
US National Archives photo.
||Ex-USS LCI(L)-1032 moored pierside while in service as a US Air Force down range vessel at Cape Canaveral, FL, 16 February 1951.
US Navy photo from the US Naval Historical Center.
The history for USS LCI(L)-1032 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
History of LCI Flotilla 22
USS Landing Craft Infantry National Association
Last Updated 26 September 2014
This page is created and maintained by Gary P. Priolo|