LCI(L) 236

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Ship Name and Designation History

This section lists the names and designations that the ship had during its lifetime. The list is in chronological order.

    LCI-1 Class Landing Craft Infantry (Large)
    Laid down - Launched (dates unknown)

  1. USS LCI(L)-236
    Commissioned January 27 1943

  2. USS LCI(G)-236
    Redesignated Landing Craft Infantry (Gunboat) (LCI(G)) July 15 1945

  3. USS LCI(L)-236
    Reverted to Landing Craft Infantry (Large) September 17 1945
    Decommissioned (date unknown)

    Struck from Naval Register (date unknown)
    Transferred to Maritime Commission for disposal February 24 1947

Naval Covers

This section lists active links to the pages displaying covers associated with the ship. There should be a separate set of pages for each name of the ship (for example, Bushnell AG-32 / Sumner AGS-5 are different names for the same ship so there should be one set of pages for Bushnell and one set for Sumner). Covers should be presented in chronological order (or as best as can be determined).

Since a ship may have many covers, they may be split among many pages so it doesn't take forever for the pages to load. Each page link should be accompanied by a date range for covers on that page.

  1. LCI(L)-236 Covers Page 1     (1944)



This section lists examples of the postmarks used by the ship. There should be a separate set of postmarks for each name and/or commissioning period. Within each set, the postmarks should be listed in order of their classification type. If more than one postmark has the same classification, then they should be further sorted by date of earliest known usage.

A postmark should not be included unless accompanied by a close-up image and/or an image of a cover showing that postmark. Date ranges MUST be based ONLY ON COVERS IN THE MUSEUM and are expected to change as more covers are added.
>>> If you have a better example for any of the postmarks, please feel free to replace the existing example.


Postmark Type
Killer Bar Text

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Other Information

LCI(L)-236 received four battle stars for World War II service
* Sicilian occupation July 9-15 1943
* Salerno landings September 9-21 1943
* West Coast of Italy operations
Anzio-Nuttuno advanced landings January 22-26 and February 2 1944
* Invasion of southern France August 15-16 1944

Awards, Citations and Campaign Ribbons...
American Campaign Medal - Europe-Africa-Middle East Campaign Medal (4) - World War II Victory Medal



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