LCI(L) 298


Landing Craft Infantry - Large



LCI(L) 298 of the 260th Canadian Flotilla with 'W' Commando loaded aboard heading for the Juno beaches at Normandy, 07 Jul 1944

Credit: Public Archives of Canada / Ed Storey


Laid down: 25 Oct 1942

Launched: 21 Nov 1942

Transferred to RCN: 04 Dec 1943

Paid off: 13 Sep 1944

Fate: Final disposition unknown


Built in the USA and transferred to the RN on completion. She was transferred to the RCN on 04 Dec 1943. She was paid off and returned to the RN on 13 Sep 1944 and later to the USN on 13 Feb 1946.



Commanding Officers


Lt James Shaw Monteath, RCNVR (was CO on 06 Jun 1944 for D-Day Landings)



Former Crew Members


Lynn, James Fraser, SLt, RCNVR - Jan 1944