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A Royal Canadian Navy Historical Project

Landing Craft Infantry - Large

LCI(L) 298

LCI(L) 298 of the 260th Canadian Flotilla with 'W' Commando loaded aboard heading for the Juno beaches at Normandy, 07 Jul 1944

Credit: Public Archives of Canada / Ed Storey

 

Laid down: 25 Oct 1942

Launched: 21 Nov 1942

Transferred to RCN: 04 Dec 1943

Paid off: 13 Sep 1944

Fate: Final disposition unknown

 

Built in the USA and transferred to the RN on completion. She was transferred to the RCN on 04 Dec 1943. She was paid off and returned to the RN on 13 Sep 1944 and later to the USN on 13 Feb 1946.

 

Commanding Officers

Lt James Shaw Monteith, 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

 

Former Crew Members

Lynn, James Fraser, Slt, RCNVR - Jan 1944

 

 

 

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