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Landing Craft Infantry - Large

LCI(L) 295 

Soldiers wade ashore at Normandy from LCI(L) 305 - LCI(L) 295 on port side of LCI(L) 305.

Photo credit - Combined operations by Clayton Marks, London, ON

 

Laid down: 12 Feb 1943

Launched: 27 Mar 1943

Transferred to RCN: 08 Mar 1944

Paid off: 1944

Fate: Returned to the USN. Final disposition unknown

 

Built in the USA, LCI(L) 295 was transferred to the RN on completion. On 08 Mar 1944 she was transferred to the RCN. Paid off in 1944, she was returned to the RN and later, on 13 Feb 1946, returned to the USN.

 

Commanding Officers

Lt Peter George Raoul Campbell, 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

Q-R

Rimmer, John Edward

____-2007

 

     

 

RCN Memories

D-Day on LCI(L)-295

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