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January 5, 2018

Action Report of LCI(L) 963 on the Nasugbu Operation, Feb 1945

Transcription of an action report related to the 31 January 1945 Nasugbu Operation from the LCI(L)1 963. This is a declassified document2 taken from the United States National Archives. It is part of a group of reports filed by LCI(L) Group 44.

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FE25/LCI(L)
A9-8/A16-3
Addendum
U.S.S. LCI(L) 963
c/o FLEET POST OFFICE
SAN FRANCISCO, CALIF.
6 February 1945

C-O-N-F-I-D-E-N-T-I-A-L
From:
To:





Subject:

Reference:
Commanding Officer, LCI(L) 963.
Commander-in-Chief, U.S. Fleet.
(1) Commander Task Unit 78.2.3.
(2) Commander Task Group 78.2.
(3) Commander Task Group 78. (Commander SEVENTH Amphibious Force)
(4) Commander SEVENTH Fleet.

Action Report – NASUGBU(Luzon, P.I.) Operation – ADDENDUM.

(a) Article 874(6), U.S. Navy Regulations, 1920.
(b) Com7thPhib Conf. ltr. Serial 0212 of 17 February 1944.
(c) ALNAV 215 of December 1944.
(d) ComLCI(L) 963 Action Report (A9-8/A16-3).
PART I

Omitted.

PART II

In accordance with discontinuation of Commander Task Force 78 Operation Plan [text blacked out] (Commander SEVENTH Amphibious Force Operation Plan No. 2-45) and Task Group 78.2 (Commander Amphibious Group EIGHT Operation Plan 1-45), Speedletter 0005A, this ship embarked medical team No. 4 at San Jose, Mindoro, P.Is. on 5 February 1945 and proceeded to Nasugbu, Luzon P.Is. for purpose of evacuation of Army casualties.

PART III

No ordnance used.

PART IV

No damage done either enemy or own.



PART V

Army had no casualties for evacuation. Took LCI(L)1015 in tow at 0203 on 6 February 1945 and proceeded independently to San Jose, Mindoro, P.Is. Communications were normal.

PART VI

No remarks.

W.A. TOMB JR.,
Lt. (jg), USNR.

Advance Copy:
ComLCI(L)Gr.#44.

To view or download the original document, please refer to Item 2 below under Notes and References.

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Notes and references:
1 LCI (L) stands for Landing Craft Infantry (Large). “Glossary of U.S. Naval Abbreviations – L,” online at Ibiblio.org.
2COM LCI(L) GR 44 - Rep of ops In the assault landing on 1/31/45 & resupply landing on 2/5/45 at Nasugbu, Luzon Is, Philippines,” online at the United States National Archives.

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