Allied Warships

USS LCI(L)-213 (LCI(L)-213)

Landing Craft Infantry of the LCI 1 class

NavyThe US Navy
TypeLanding Craft Infantry
ClassLCI 1 
Built byGeorge Lawley & Sons (Neponset, Massachusetts, U.S.A.) 
Ordered3 Jun 1943 
Laid down15 Sep 1942 
Launched30 Sep 1942 
Commissioned28 Oct 1942 
End service31 Oct 1944 

Transferred to the Royal Navy on 31 October 1944
Returned to the USN by the RN on 13 April 1946


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Notable events involving LCI(L)-213 include:

22 Jan 1944
LCI(L)-213 arrives Red Beach Anzio at"H" hour - 0200. Hit beach at "h" +40. One of 18 LCIs in group. (1)

31 Jan 1944
LCI(L)-213 collided with LCI(L)-217. No damage. (1)

16 Mar 1944
Raymond E Paul, LT.J.G, USNR assumed command of LCI(L)-213 on this date, (1)

15 May 1944
LCI(L)-213 departed Bizerte for England. (1)

3 Jun 1944
LCI(L)-213 Portsmouth. Ship loaded and sealed chaplain aboard. (1)

5 Jun 1944
LCI(L)-213 anchored overnight off Red Beach Utah. (1)

6 Jun 1944
LCI(L)-213 at 1030, 1000 yds off Red Beach Utah (Ravenoville), off-loaded troops to L.C.Ms. LCI(L)-213 carried the 531st Engineer Shore Regiment (Lt. Stokes) and the 1st Naval Beach Battalion (Capt. Bissett). (1)


  1. Personal communication

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