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Title: ex-USS LCI(L)-699
Post by: adroth on November 12, 2017, 05:00:46 PM

LCI-351 Class Landing Craft Infantry (Large):

Laid down, date unknown, George Lawley & Sons, Neponset, MA.
Launched,(date unknown
Commissioned USS LCI(L)-699, 25 June 1944
Reclassified Landing Ship Infantry Large LSIL-699, 28 February 1949
Decommissioned, date unknown. and laid up in the Reserve Fleet
Transferred under terms of the Mutual Defense Assistance Program to France for use in French Indo-China, 8 January 1951,
redesignated RFS LSIL 9033
Returned to US Naval custody,(date unknown
Transferred to South Vietnam in 1956
Struck from the Naval Register, date unknown
Final Disposition, fate unknown
USS LCI(L)-699 received two battle stars for World War II service