Allied Warships

USS LCI(L)-322 (LCI(L)-322)

Landing Craft Infantry of the LCI 1 class

NavyThe US Navy
TypeLanding Craft Infantry
ClassLCI 1 
Built byBrown Shipbuilding Company (Houston, Texas, U.S.A.) 
Laid down4 Dec 1942 
Launched3 Feb 1943 
Commissioned15 Feb 1943 
End service 

Decommissioned on 26 March 1946


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Notable events involving LCI(L)-322 include:

23 Jul 1945
Around 1000K/23, USS Billfish (Lt.Cdr. L.C. Farley, Jr., USNR), USS Lionfish (T/Lt.Cdr. B.M. Ganyard, USN), USS Sea Fox (T/Cdr. R.C. Klinker, USN) and USS Tench (T/Cdr. T.S. Baskett, USN) departed Saipan for their patrol areas. They were escorted out until around 1445K/23 by USS LCI(L)-322 (Lt. W.L. Brown, USCGR).

At 2000K/23, USS Sea Fox parted company with the other three submarines.

Around 1735K/26, the three submarines encountered a large Task Group of Task Force 58. The submarines were joined around 1840K/26, by the destroyers USS Caperton (T/Lt.Cdr. W.P. Starnes, USN, USS Cogswell (T/Lt.Cdr. R.N. Perley, Jr., USN, with COMDESDIV 100, T/Capt. E.B. Dexter, USN, on board) and USS Knapp (T/Cdr. W.B. Brown, USN) which escorted them clear and then parted company around 2030K/26.

Around 0200K/27, USS Billfish and USS Tench set course to proceed to the Yellow Sea, USS Lionfish proceeded on towards her lifeguard station.

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