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Landing Craft Infantry - Large

LCI(L) 288

 

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Laid down: 30 Jan 1943

Launched: 27 Feb 1943

Transferred to RCN: 08 Mar 1944

Paid off: 12 Sep 1944

Fate: Returned to the USN, final disposition unknown

 

LCI(L) 288 was built in the USA and transferred to the RN on completion. On 08 Mar 1944 she was transferred to the RCN. Paid off and returned to the RN on 12 Sep 1944, she was later returned to the USN on 13 Mar 1946.

 

Commanding Officers

Lt Walter Edmund Charron, 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

C-D

Charron, Walter Edmund

1922-2013

Commanding Officer - D-day

       

 

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