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USS LCI(L)-1067


International Radio Call Sign:
November - Zulu - Papa - Tango
NZPT
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(L)-1067 was transferred to Argentina and named ARA BDI No.2 (Q-55)
LCI-351 Class Landing Craft Infantry (Large):
  • Laid down, 8 May 1944, at Defoe Shipbuilding Co., Bay City, MI.
  • Launched, 20 May 1944
  • Commissioned USS LCI(L)-1067, 25 May 1944
  • During World War II LCI(L)-1067 was assigned to the Asiatic-Pacific Theater:
    LCI Flotilla Thirteen CDR. W.B. Brown USN (33);
    LCI Group Thirty-Seven, LCDR. P. W. Howard;
    LCI Division Seventy-Three
  • Following World War II USS LCI(L)-1067 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 16 December 19458 September to 16 December 1945

  • USS LCI(L)-1067 was assigned to Joint Task Force 1, Task Unit 1.8.3 (Service Group - Dispatch Boat and Boat Pool for Operation Crossroads the atomic bomb tests at Bikini Atoll in July 1946
  • Decommissioned, date unknown
  • Struck from the Naval Register, date unknown
  • Transferred to the Maritime Commission for disposal, 18 February 1948
  • Sold in 1949 to the government of Argentina and named ARA BDI No.2 (Q-55)
  • Disposed of by the Argentine Navy in 1961
  • Final Disposition, fate unknown
    Specifications:
    Displacement 246 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 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
    Armament
    five single 20mm gun mounts, 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
    Propulsion
    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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    ARA BDI No.2 (Q-55)
    LCI(L)-1067 15k Ex-USS LCI(L)-1067 in Argentine naval service as ARA BDI No.2 (Q-55), underway, date and location unknown. Official Argentine navy photo from hisarmar.com. Robert Hurst

    The history for LCI(L)-1067 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
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    Last Updated 19 February 2016