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A Royal Canadian Navy Historical Project

Landing Craft Infantry - Large

LCI(L) 262

 

No Photo available

 

 

Laid down: 26 Oct 1942

Launched: 17 Dec 1942

Transferred to the RCN: 29 Jan 1944

Paid off: 03 Sep 1944

Fate: Unknown

 

LCI(L) 262 was built in the USA and transferred to the RN on completion. She was transferred to the RCN on 29 Jan 1944. Paid off on 03 Sep 1944, she was returned to the RN and later to the USN in Jan 1946.

 

Photos and Documents

 

Commanding Officers

Lt Peter Robert Hinton, RCNVR (was CO on 06 Jun 1944 for D-Day Landings)

 

     In memory of those who have crossed the bar    

They shall not be forgotten

G-H

Hinton, Peter Robert

1921-2008

 

 

 

 

W-X

Williams, William Robert

1925-2001

 

 

 

 

 

Former Crew Members

Peck, Robert Alfred, Lt, RCNVR - 14 Feb 1944

 

 

 

Photos and Documents

 

LCI(L) 118 with LCI(L) 262 on her port side. Photo taken prior to D-Day

Photo taken by AB W.C. Skellett serving on LCI(L) 310

From the collection of AB William Charles (Bill) Skellett

Courtesy of Mike Skellett

Lt Ken Porter, "The Jimmy" on LCI(L) 262

From the collection of William R. Williams

Courtesy of Brian Williams

L/Sto Alex Moir on LCI(L) 262

From the collection of William R. Williams

Courtesy of Brian WilliamS

LS MacDonald, Cox'n, (FR) on LCI(L) 262

From the collection of William R. Williams

Courtesy of Brian Williams

LS John Bunyan (FR) on LCI(L) 262

From the collection of William R. Williams

Courtesy of Brian Williams

L/Sto Frank (Oop) McVeigh on LCI(L) 262

From the collection of William R. Williams

Courtesy of Brian Williams

L/Sto Thun on LCI(L) 262

From the collection of William R. Williams

Courtesy of Brian Williams

Sto Tommy Ross on LCI(L) 262

From the collection of William R. Williams

Courtesy of Brian Williams

ABCK E. Matthews (1st Cook) on LCI(L) 262

From the collection of William R. Williams

Courtesy of Brian Williams

ABCK Mike Didur (2nd Cook) on LCI(L) 262

From the collection of William R. Williams

Courtesy of Brian Williams

AB Tough on LCI(L) 262

From the collection of William R. Williams

Courtesy of Brian Williams

AB John Watt on LCI(L) 262

From the collection of William R. Williams

Courtesy of Brian Williams

OS Hayes, Leading Craft Sig  (LC/Sig) on LCI(L) 262

From the collection of William R. Williams

Courtesy of Brian Williams

Sto Charles O'Connell on LCI(L) 262

From the collection of William R. Williams

Courtesy of Brian Williams

AB Tom Barette on LCI(L) 262

From the collection of William R. Williams

Courtesy of Brian Williams

AB Tom Hayes on LCI(L) 262

From the collection of William R. Williams

Courtesy of Brian Williams

Sig Williams on LCI(L) 262

From the collection of William R. Williams

Courtesy of Brian Williams

 

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