Amphibious Forces Memorial Museum
An Oregon Based Non-Profit Charitable Organization
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Friends of the LCI-713,
Our ship is looking pretty darn good, but there are several items that we still are in need of to finish up the job. If you know where we may find any of these items, please let us know or if you’d consider donating the item or cash equivalent to purcase, even better! Our purchase dollars are limited, but we try to buy if something of great desire comes available
Thank you all for you continued support of our group!
Rick Holmes, AFMM President
Flat deck barge to borrow, lease or own in lieu of dry-docking. Minimum 160x40. Would be returned or sold after completion of our replating project.
15kw( Or more) diesel generator in good running condition.(Not pictured)
Shafts and props for our 12v71 Detroit Diesel engines. Specs call for a 46” 3 bladed prop, but an LCI original appears to be 42”. Contact us for details.
#2 torpedo binnacle
The #2 compass has a card (the face with the compass points) that is 6.75" in diameter. The #1 compass (which we don't want) had a card 7.5" in diameter.
WWII Berger Fairlead
Photo of a fairlead found at http://www.hystarmarine.com/engine-gear2.html. The housing is a little different than the one on the LCI and I don't know its size. The type of fairlead we want is a "deck mounted balanced head fairlead" . Which specific model was originally installed is still unknown. Berger is now known as Smith Berger and are still in Seattle. There current inventory suggests that our fairlead would be the size of their current models MD 610 or MD 612.
20mm Gunmounts(4) - 20mm Orelikon Cannons(3)
Clipping machines for the 20mm Oerlikon
Steel 'protection' plates for 20mm mounts
Diesel stove qty 2 (Elisah Webb and son, Philly PA, #120 Webb Perfection oil burning range)
Clayton Steam Generator (Model BO-400 oil fired)
20mm Ammo Box’s We need 3 more!
Binocular Blinker Tube -- Records indicate that LCIs had one set.
It may be attached to a binocular set.
Portable Hooded Flood Lantern
We need at least one Portable Flood Lantern. This was primarily used for damage control. See Photo showing what it looked like
Smoke Generator and Fog Oil Drums
The galley stack for outside
Large flange face fuel valves (troop 2 for show)
Davit and good deck socket
1/4 radius deck mount mooring line guides for stern 'chock to windlass'
'T' type closures for sea chest
Round' type closers for ammo ready locker
Complete set of good signal flags
Galley flour bins (3) under the table top for flour, sugar, rye, per the drawing. (stainless steel) They would be located on the forward half of what is now shelving (under the butcher block)
Pot hooks in galley, per the drawings
Condiment boxes (2) for the food storeroom across from the ammunition magazine, per drawing
Install the spice rack (already in galley-add 3 'holding bars'). Do after stove and hood vent in place
Fan mount, steel frame and safety grill above engine room to distribute heat inside to main deck (alcove under the tool display)
Additional shelf in the linen locker bottom to finish expansion of the display
Expanded metal doors for linen locker and foul weather gear locker
We need examples of some of the printed matter that would have been found on board ship:
a. Blank copies of standardized forms such as Muster Roll, pay receipts, speedletter, etc
b. Training books for petty officer advancement such as quartermaster, coxswain, motor machinist, gunners mate, etc.
c. Pocket Guides (such as those for Australia, New Guinea, Netherlands East Indies, New Caledonia, and Italy.
d. Technical manuals/books such as:
1. "use of tools",
2. "fundamentals of electricity",
3. Webster's Collegiate Dictionary ('41-44 edition),
4. Dead Reckoning Guide,
5. Naval Courts & Boards
6. Recognition Manuals
7. Condensed Stock Catalogue
8. Any period Navy Maps