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LC-28: LCI(L)-714

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HURL Artifact No. LC-28 *Denotes approximations and speculations
Name: LCI(L)-714 Lost: After 10 February 1948
Artifact Type: Landing Craft Infantry Found: 14-Mar-2009
Nationality: USA Dive No: PV-725
Class or Make: LCI-351 Location: South Oahu
Model: Large Depth (m): 467m
Purpose: Carry and Disembark Troops HURL crew: Kerby, Knudsen, MacDonald
Serial Number: 714 Additional Dives:
Built/Launched: 29 September 1944
Length: 158' 5.5"
Width: 23' 3"
Height: 5' 4" (loaded)
Circumstance of Loss: *Scuttled Crew Personnel/Position: Crew: 4 officers and 24 enlisted; Troops: 6 officers and 182 enlisted
Reason of Loss: *Redundant Crew Survivals/Fatalities: n/a
Artifact History: Built by George S. Lawley & Sons, Neponset MA. Assigned to the Asiatic-Pacific Theater in WW II. Preformed occupation duty in the Far East after the war until December of 1945.
Artifact Condition: Excellent condition, despite having been stripped down for scuttling. Numbers are still clearly visible on the stern side. The after gun tubs are present. The wheelhouse is present and fully intact. The water tight door has fallen off on the port side. Ship is orientated W-NW and has dredge spoils on top of it.
Additional Information: Sister ship LCI(L)-713 is currently a floating museum in Portland, OR. LCI(L)'s were armed with 5 single 20mm guns, one on the bow, and 4 around the wheelhouse. They had a cargo capacity of 75 tons and an endurance of 4,000 miles at 12 kts loaded.