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Landing Craft Infantry - Large

LCI(L) 125

LCI(L)-125 - Normandy 06 Jun 1944

Library and Archives Canada Photo, MIKAN No. 4950955

 

Laid down: 19 Oct 1942

Launched: 26 Dec 1942

Transferred to RCN: 06 Mar 1944

Paid off: 04 Aug 1944

Fate: Unknown

 

LCI(L) 125 was built in the USA and transferred to the RN on completion. She was transferred to the RCN on 06 Mar 1944. Paid off on 04 Aug 1944 and returned to the RN; later on 14 Mar 1946, she was returned to the USN.

 

Photos and Documents

 

Commanding Officers

Lt Charles Roger Parker, DSC, RCNVR - 21 Jan 44 (was CO on 06 Jun 1944 for D-Day Landings)

 

     In memory of those who have crossed the bar    

They shall not be forgotten

O-P

Parry, George

1922-2018

 

 

 

 

 

Photos and Documents

 

LCI(L)-125 landing on D-Day

Credit: Photographer: Gilbert Milne; Library and Archives Canada a145349

Personnel of the 9th Canadian Infantry Brigade landing from LCI(L) 125 of the 3rd Canadian (264th RN) Flotilla on 'Nan White' Beach on D-Day. LCI(L)-135 and LCI(L)-270 visible on her starboard side.

From the collection of Frank Tucker

Courtesy of Joe Phelan

 

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