During my service on the USS LCI(G)373, I experienced a friendship with some of my shipmates that is going to last a lifetime. During my stay, I was honored to [ … ]
Category: September 2017 (No. 98)
Where There’s Smoke, There’s Fire!
By Ralph I. Miller, LCI(M) 805 In the Campaign in the Pacific, LCI’s made a lot of smoke and provided a good cover for the “big boys,” the destroyers, the [ … ]
The “Angels” Came At Dawn
Bob Wheeler served in the USN as a Radioman 2nd Class on the USS Avocet – MHC -16, which was an AMCU and before that it was USS LCI 653. [ … ]
An LCI Ace
By LeRoy Olson, USS LCI(L) 966 &(L) 321 Not only did LCI(G) 70 ace out with five planes, but she survived both torpedo and kamikaze hits. Her exploits resulted in [ … ]
What’s in a Name?
By Joe Flynn The USS Begor (APD 127) slid down the ways of deFoe Shipyards of Saginaw Michigan, May 25 1944. It was being built as a fast, shallow draft [ … ]