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Title: ex-USS LCI(L)-871
Post by: adroth on November 12, 2017, 05:06:36 PM
From: http://www.navsource.org/archives/10/15/150871.htm

LCI-351 Class Landing Craft Infantry (Large):

Laid down, 4 September 1944, at New Jersey Shipbuilding, Barber, N.J.
Launched, 3 October 1944
Commissioned USS LCI(L)-871. 10 October 1944, LT. W. K. Smith USNR in command
Decommissioned, date unknown, and laid up in Reserve
Reclassified Landing Ship Infantry Large LSIL-871, 28 February 1949
Transferred under terms of the Mutual Defense Assistance Program to France for use in French Indo-China, 8 January 1951, redesignated RFS L9033
Returned to US Naval custody, date unknown
Transferred to South Vietnam in 1956, named RVNS Tam Set (HQ-331)
Struck from the Naval Register, date unknown
Final Disposition, fate unknown