LCI(L) 166

 

Landing Craft Infantry - Large

 


 

LCI(L) 166

Courtesy of Dave Shirlaw, RCN News Magazine

Click on the above photo to view the full size image

 

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.

 


 

Commanding Officers

 

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

 

 


 

Photos and Documents

 

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

From the collection of Frank Tucker

Courtesy of Joe Phelan

 


 

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