For Posterity's Sake         

A Royal Canadian Navy Historical Project

Landing Craft Infantry - Large

LCI(L) 117

LCI(L) 117

Utah Beach, Normandy, 1944

From the collection of Frank Tucker

Courtesy of Joe Phelan

 

Laid down: 01 Oct 1942

Launched: 07 Dec 1942

Transferred to RCN: 04 Dec 1943

Paid off: 31 Aug 1944

Fate: Unknown

 

Built in the USA and transferred to the RN on completion; then transferred to the RCN.  117 was transferred back to the RN on 31 Aug 1944; then returned to the USN on 13 Feb 1946.

 

Commanding Officers

Lt Richard Laurence Gordon, RCNVR (06 Jun 1944 for D-Day Landings)

 

     In memory of those who have crossed the bar    

They shall not be forgotten

 

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