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ex-USS LCI(L)-872
« on: November 12, 2017, 04:57:55 PM »

LCI-351 Class Landing Craft Infantry (Large):

Laid down, 6 September 1944, at New Jersey Shipbuilding & Dry Dock Co. Barber, N.J.
Launched, 11 October 1944
Commissioned USS LCI(L)-872, 18 October 1944, LTjg. J. F. Parrott, Jr. in command
Decommissioned, 18 July 1946, and laid up in the Reserve Fleet
Reclassified Landing Ship Infantry Large LSIL-872, 28 February 1949
Transferred under terms of the Mutual Defense Assistance Program to France for use in French Indo-China, 8 January 1951, redesignated L9038
Returned to US Naval custody, date unknown
Transferred to South Vietnam in 1956, named RVNS Thien Kich (HQ-329)
Struck from the Naval Register, date unknown
Final Disposition, fate unknown