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ex-USS LCI(L)-476
« on: November 12, 2017, 02:08:37 AM »
From: http://www.navsource.org/archives/10/15/150476.htm

LCI-351 Class Landing Craft Infantry (Large):

Laid down, 29 August 1943, at New Jersey Shipbuilding Co., Barber, N.J
Launched, 2 October 1943
Commissioned USS LCI(L)-476, 9 October 1943, LT. G. D. Mayo USNR in command
During World War II LCI(L)-476 was assigned to the Asiatic-Pacific Theater:
LCI Flotilla Five, CDR. H. V. Milton;
LCI Group Fourteen (flagship), LT. H. M. Mattson USN
LCI Division Twenty-Seven
Decommissioned, date unknown
Laid up in the Reserve Fleet
Designation changed to Landing Ship Infantry (Large) LSIL-476, 28 February 1949
Transferred to France in 1952, renamed RFS Medecin Captaine Le Gall
Transferred to Cambodia in 1955
Struck from the Naval Register, 28 March 1946
Final Disposition, fate unknown