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Landing Craft Infantry - Large

LCI(L) 305

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: 05 Feb 1943

Launched: 09 Mar 1943

Transferred to RCN: 29 Feb 1944

Paid off: 01 Sep 1944

Fate: Returned to the USN. Final disposition unknown

 

Built in the USA, LCI(L) 305 was transferred to the RN on completion. She was transferred to the RCN on 29 Feb 1944. Paid off on 01 Sep 1944, she was returned to the RN and later in Jan 1948, returned to the USN.

 

Commanding Officers

Lt Colin Bridge MacKay, 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

M-N

Nash, John Irwin

2014

 

 

 

 

 

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