For Posterity's Sake         

A Royal Canadian Navy Historical Project

Landing Craft Infantry - Large

LCI(L) 166

LCI(L) 166

Courtesy of Dave Shirlaw, RCN News Magazine

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Laid down: 26 Aug 1942

Launched: 17 Oct 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.  166 was transferred back to the RN on 31 Aug 1944.; then returned to the USN on 14 Mar 1946.


Photos and Documents


Commanding Officers

Lt George Murray Oliver, RCNVR (06 Jun 1944 for D-Day Landings)


     In memory of those who have crossed the bar    

They shall not be forgotten


Photos and Documents


LCI(L)-166 landing troops at Normandy, Jun 1944

From the collection of Frank Tucker

Courtesy of Joe Phelan