Allied Warships

USS LCI(L)-219 (LCI(L)-219)

Landing Craft Infantry of the LCI 1 class

NavyThe US Navy
TypeLanding Craft Infantry
ClassLCI 1 
PennantLCI(L)-219 
Built byGeorge Lawley & Sons (Neponset, Massachusetts, U.S.A.) 
Ordered3 Jun 1943 
Laid down8 Oct 1942 
Launched6 Nov 1942 
Commissioned20 Nov 1942 
Lost11 Jun 1944 
History

Lost off Normandy, France on 11 June 1944

 

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Noteable events involving LCI(L)-219 include:


20 Feb 1944
USS LCI(L)-219 (Lt. Albert J. Corsi, USNR) picks up 73 survivors of the American landing ship USS LST-348 that was torpedoed and sunk by German U-boat U-410 that day about 22 nautical miles southwest of Gaeta, Italy in position 40°57’N, 13°14’E.


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