For Posterity's Sake         

A Royal Canadian Navy Historical Project

Landing Craft Infantry - Large

LCI(L) 177

LCI(L) 177 in the English Channel, March 1944

From the collection of Frank Tucker

Courtesy of Joe Phelan

 

Laid down: 10 Sep 1942

Launched: 27 Nov 1942

Transferred to RCN: 04 Dec 1943

Paid off: 01 Sep 1944

Fate Unknown

 

Built in the USA and transferred to the RN on completion; then transferred to the RCN.  177 was transferred back to the RN on 01 Sep 1944.; then returned to the USN on 14 Mar 1946.

 

Commanding Officers

Lt William Cooper Gardner, RCNVR (06 Jun 1944 for D-Day Landings)

 

     In memory of those who have crossed the bar    

They shall not be forgotten

O-P

Pringle, Robert Grant Raisbeck

1925-1993

Served in LCI(L)-177 during D-Day as a Sig

 

 

 

 

 

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