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USS LCI(L)-1064

International Radio Call Sign:
November - Zulu - Papa - Kilo
Awards, Citations and Campaign Ribbons

Precedence of awards is from top to bottom, top to bottom, left to right
Top Row - China Service Medal (extended)
Second Row - American Campaign Medal - Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal (4) - World War II Victory Medal
Third Row - Navy Occupation Service Medal (with Asia clasp) - Philippines Presidential Unit Citation - Philippines Liberation Medal (2)

LCI(L)-351 Class Landing Craft Infantry (Large):
  • Laid down, 23 April 1944, at DeFoe Shipbuilding Co., Bay City, MI.
  • Launched, 7 May 1944
  • Commissioned USS LCI(L)-1064, 15 May 1944, at US Coast Guard Station Bay City, MI.
  • During World War II USS LCI(L)-1064 was assigned to the Asiatic-Pacific Theater:
    LCI Flotilla Fifteen;
    LCI Group Forty-Four;
    LCI Division Eighty-Eight; and participated in the following campaigns:

    Asiatic-Pacific Campaigns
    Campaign and Dates Campaign and Dates
    Leyte operations
    Leyte landings, 16 October to 29 November 1944
    Ormoc Bay landing, 7 and 8 December 1944
    Mindoro, 15 December 1944
    Consolidation and capture of the Southern Philippines
    Visayan Island landings, 18 March to 1 April 1945
    Panay, 18 to 28 March 1945
    Negros, 29 March 1945
    Luzon operations
    Mindoro landings - 12 to 18 December 1944
    Manila Bay-Bicol operations
    Nasugbu, 31 January 1945

  • Following World War II USS LCI(L)-1064 was assigned to Occupation and China Service in the Far East from 8 September to 16 December 1945
  • Decommissioned, 6 June 1946
  • Struck from the Naval Register, 15 August 1946
  • USS LCI(L)-1064 earned four battle stars for service in WWII
  • Transferred to the Maritime Commission, 29 September 1947, for disposal
  • Final Disposition, sold, date unknown, to Hovden Food Products, Corp., Monterey, CA.
    Displacement 236 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
    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
    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
    Diesel 860 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)-1064 48k USS LCI(L)-1064 at Bay City, MI, 20 May 1944. Paul Heitkamp MoMM 3/c USS LCI(L)-1064
    LCI(L)-1018 157k Various LCIs including USS LCI(L)-1018 and USS LCI(G)-1064) disembarking Company "I" 185th infantry 40th Division Palupandan, Negros, P.I., 29 March 1945 John DeNoma

    USS LCI(L)-1064
    History by Paul Heitkamp MoMM3/c USS LCI(L)-1064
    Crew Contact And Reunion Information
    U.S. Navy Memorial Foundation - Navy Log

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