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USS LCI(L)-1061


International Radio Call Sign:
November - Zulu - Oscar - Zulu
NZOZ
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, 8 April 1944, at Defoe Ship Building Co., Bay City, MI.
  • Launched, 22 April 1944
  • Commissioned as USS LCI(L)-1061, 4 May 1944. LT. F. N. Goforth USNR in command
  • During World War II USS LCI(L)-1061 was assigned to the Asiatic-Pacific Theater, LCI Flotilla Five, CDR. M.V. Milton, LCI Group Fifteen, LCDR. E.V. Dulcan, LCI Div Thirty
  • Decommissioned, date unknown
  • Struck from the Naval Register, date unknown Sold, date unknown, for conversion to a towboat, renamed Bannock, Official Number (263080)
  • Current Disposition, in commercial service on the Columbia and Snake Rivers
    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
    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 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
    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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