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A Royal Canadian Navy Historical Project

Landing Craft Infantry - Large

LCI(L) 299

LCI(L) 299 crossing the English Channel on D-Day, 06 Jun 1944

From the collection of Frank Tucker

Courtesy of Joe Phalen


Laid down: 24 Oct 1942

Launched: 21 Nov 1942

Transferred to RCN: 29 Jan 1944

Paid off: 01 Sep 1944

Fate: Unknown


LCI(L)-299 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 01 Sep 1944, she was returned to the RN, and later on 14 Mar 1946, to the USN.


Commanding Officers

Lt William Bruce McGregor, 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


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