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LCI(L)-1066


Awards, Citations and Campaign Ribbons


Precedence of awards is from top to bottom, left to right
Top Row - China Service Medal (extended) - American Campaign Medal
Bottom Row - Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal - World War II Victory Medal - Navy Occupation Service Medal (with Asia clasp)


LCI-351 Class Landing Craft Infantry (Large): Laid down, (date and place unknown); Launched, (date unknown); Commissioned USS LCI(L)-1066, 21 May 1944. During World War II LCI(L)-1066 was assigned to the Asiatic-Pacific theater. Following World War II LCI(L)-1066 performed; Decommissioned, (date unknown); Struck from the Naval Register, (date unknown); Transferred to the Maritime Commission for disposal, 12 March 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; Complement 4 officers, 24 enlistedTroop 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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The history for LCI(L)-1066 is from USS LCI "Landing Craft Infantry", Vol. II. Paducah, Kentucky: Turner Publishing Company, © 1995. (ISBN 1-56311-262-0)
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