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No Name Yard No Builder Laid down Launched Comm Fate
LSM1     Brown SB, Houston 1944 1944 5.1944 stricken 1946
LSM2     Brown SB, Houston 1944 1944 5.1944 stricken 1946
LSM3     Brown SB, Houston 1944 1944 5.1944 stricken 1946
LSM4     Brown SB, Houston 1944 1944 5.1944 stricken 1947
LSM5     Brown SB, Houston 1944 1944 5.1944 wrecked 6.7.1948
LSM6     Brown SB, Houston 1944 1944 5.1944 stricken 1946
LSM7     Brown SB, Houston 1944 1944 5.1944 stricken 1946
LSM8     Brown SB, Houston 1944 1944 5.1944 stricken 1946
LSM9     Brown SB, Houston 1944 1944 5.1944 stricken 1946
LSM10     Brown SB, Houston 1944 1944 5.1944 stricken 1946
LSM11     Brown SB, Houston 1944 1944 5.1944 stricken 1947
LSM12     Brown SB, Houston 1944 1944 5.1944 sunk 4.4.1945
LSM13     Brown SB, Houston 1944 1944 6.1944 to China 5.1946 (永明 [Yongming])
LSM14     Brown SB, Houston 1944 1944 6.1944 sold 1.1948
LSM15     Brown SB, Houston 1944 1944 6.1944 foundered 9.10.1945
LSM16     Brown SB, Houston 1944 1944 6.1944 stricken 1946
LSM17     Brown SB, Houston 1944 1944 6.1944 to France 4.1954 (LSM17)
LSM18     Brown SB, Houston 1944 1944 6.1944 stricken 1946
LSM19     Brown SB, Houston 1944 1944 6.1944 to South Korea 7.1956 (기린 [Girin])
LSM20     Brown SB, Houston 1944 1944 6.1944 sunk 5.12.1944
LSM21     Brown SB, Houston 1944 1944 6.1944 stricken 1946
LSM22     Brown SB, Houston 1944 1944 6.1944 stricken 1946
LSM23     Brown SB, Houston 1944 1944 6.1944 stricken 1946
LSM24     Brown SB, Houston 1944 1944 6.1944 stricken 1946
LSM25     Brown SB, Houston 1944 1944 6.1944 stricken 1946
LSM26     Brown SB, Houston 1944 1944 6.1944 scuttled 24.3.1947
LSM27     Brown SB, Houston 5/1944 28.5.1944 6.1944 stricken 1946
LSM28     Brown SB, Houston 1944 1944 7.1944 stricken 1946
LSM29     Brown SB, Houston 1944 1944 7.1944 stricken 1946
LSM30     Brown SB, Houston 1944 1944 7.1944 to South Korea 4.1956 (거문 [Geomun])
LSM31     Brown SB, Houston 5/1944 6.6.1944 7.1944 stricken 1946
LSM32     Brown SB, Houston 5/1944 6.6.1944 7.1944 stricken 1946
LSM33     Brown SB, Houston 1944 1944 7.1944 stricken 1946
LSM34     Brown SB, Houston 5/1944 6.6.1944 7.1944 stricken 1946
LSM35     Brown SB, Houston 1944 1944 7.1944 stricken 1946
LSM36     Brown SB, Houston 5/1944 14.6.1944 7.1944 stricken 1946
LSM37     Brown SB, Houston 1944 1944 7.1944 stricken 1957
LSM38     Brown SB, Houston 5/1944 14.6.1944 7.1944 stricken 1948
LSM39     Brown SB, Houston 5/1944 22.6.1944 7.1944 stricken 1946
LSM40     Brown SB, Houston 1944 1944 7.1944 stricken 1946
LSM41     Brown SB, Houston 1944 1944 8.1944 stricken 1947
LSM42     Brown SB, Houston 5/1944 22.6.1944 8.1944 to China 6.1946 (華208 [Hua 208])
LSM43     Brown SB, Houston 1944 1944 7.1944 to China 6.1946
LSM44     Brown SB, Houston 1944 1944 7.1944 stricken 1946
LSM45     Brown SB, Houston 6/1944 30.6.1944 7.1944 to Greece 11.1958 (Υποπλοίαρχος Γρηγορόπουλος [Ipopliarchos Grigoropoulos])
LSM46     Brown SB, Houston 6/1944 30.6.1944 8.1944 stricken 1946
LSM47     Brown SB, Houston 1944 1944 8.1944 stricken 11.1946
LSM48     Brown SB, Houston 1944 1944 8.1944 stricken 1946
LSM49     Brown SB, Houston 6/1944 7.7.1944 8.1944 stricken 1946
LSM50     Brown SB, Houston 1944 1944 8.1944 stricken 1946
LSM51     Brown SB, Houston 6/1944 24.7.1944 8.1944 stricken 1946
LSM52     Brown SB, Houston 1944 1944 8.1944 stricken 1946
LSM53     Brown SB, Houston 1944 1944 8.1944 stricken 1946
LSM54     Brown SB, Houston 1944 1944 8.1944 to South Korea 5.1956 (풍도 [Pungdo])
LSM55     Brown SB, Houston 1944 1944 8.1944 UNRRA service 5.1946
LSM56     Brown SB, Houston 1944 1944 8.1944 stricken 1946
LSM57     Brown SB, Houston 6/1944 21.7.1944 8.1944 to South Korea 5.1958 (월미 [Wolmi])
LSM58     Brown SB, Houston 1944 1944 8.1944 to France 4.1954 (LSM58)
LSM59     Brown SB, Houston 7/1944 29.7.1944 8.1944 sunk 21.6.1945
LSM60     Brown SB, Houston 1944 1944 8.1944 target for nuclear tests 7.1946
LSM61     Brown SB, Houston 1944 1944 9.1944 stricken 1946
LSM62     Brown SB, Houston 1944 1944 8.1944 to China 5.1946
LSM63     Brown SB, Houston 1944 1944 8.1944 stricken 1946
LSM64     Brown SB, Houston 1944 1944 9.1944 stricken 1946
LSM65     Brown SB, Houston 1944 1944 9.1944 stricken 1946
LSM66     Brown SB, Houston 1944 1944 9.1944 stricken 1946
LSM67     Brown SB, Houston 1944 1944 9.1944 stricken 1946
LSM68     Brown SB, Houston 1944 1944 9.1944 stricken 1946
LSM69     Brown SB, Houston 1944 1944 9.1944 to China 2.1948
LSM70     Brown SB, Houston 1944 1944 9.1944 stricken 1946
LSM71     Brown SB, Houston 1944 1944 9.1944 stricken 1946
LSM72     Brown SB, Houston 7/1944 22.8.1944 9.1944 stricken 6.1946
LSM73     Brown SB, Houston 1944 1944 9.1944 stricken 1946
LSM74     Brown SB, Houston 1944 1944 9.1944 stricken 1946
LSM75     Brown SB, Houston 1944 1944 9.1944 stricken 1946
LSM76     Brown SB, Houston 1944 1944 9.1944 to China 6.1946 (美堅 [Meijian])
LSM77     Brown SB, Houston 1944 1944 9.1944 stricken 1946
LSM78     Brown SB, Houston 1944 1944 9.1944 stricken 1946
LSM79     Brown SB, Houston 8/1944 7.9.1944 9.1944 stricken 1946
LSM80     Brown SB, Houston 1944 1944 10.1944 to China 2.1948
LSM81     Brown SB, Houston 1944 1944 10.1944 stricken 1946
LSM82     Brown SB, Houston 8/1944 7.9.1944 10.1944 stricken 1946
LSM83     Brown SB, Houston 8/1944 15.9.1944 10.1944 stricken 1946
LSM84     Brown SB, Houston 1944 1944 10.1944 to South Korea 7.1956 (수라 [Neongna])
LSM85     Brown SB, Houston 1944 1944 10.1944 to France 5.1954 (LSM85)
LSM86     Brown SB, Houston 1944 1944 10.1944 to Argentina 2.1948 (BDM2)
LSM87     Brown SB, Houston 1944 1944 10.1944 stricken 1946
LSM88     Brown SB, Houston 1944 1944 10.1944 to China 2.1948
LSM89     Brown SB, Houston 1944 1944 10.1944 stricken 1946
LSM90     Brown SB, Houston 1944 1944 10.1944 stricken 1946
LSM91     Brown SB, Houston 1944 1944 10.1944 stricken 1946
LSM92     Brown SB, Houston 1944 1944 10.1944 stricken 1946
LSM93     Brown SB, Houston 1944 1944 10.1944 stricken 1946
LSM94     Brown SB, Houston 1944 1944 10.1944 stricken 1946
LSM95     Brown SB, Houston 9/1944 7.10.1944 10.1944 stricken 1946
LSM96     Brown SB, Houston 9/1944 7.10.1944 10.1944 to South Korea 4.1956 (피아 [Bian])
LSM97     Brown SB, Houston 1944 1944 10.1944 stricken 1946
LSM98     Brown SB, Houston 9/1944 7.10.1944 11.1944 stricken 1946
LSM99     Brown SB, Houston 1944 1944 11.1944 stricken 1957
LSM100     Brown SB, Houston 1944 1944 11.1944 stricken 1946
LSM101     Brown SB, Houston 1944 1944 11.1944 stricken 1957
LSM102     Brown SB, Houston 1944 1944 11.1944 to Greece 11.1958 (Υποπλοίαρχος Τουρνάς [Ipopliarchos Tournas])
LSM103     Brown SB, Houston 1944 1944 11.1944 stricken 1946
LSM104     Brown SB, Houston 1944 1944 11.1944 stricken 1958
LSM105     Brown SB, Houston 1944 1944 11.1944 stricken 1957
LSM106     Brown SB, Houston 1944 1944 11.1944 stricken 1958
LSM107     Brown SB, Houston 10/1944 28.10.1944 11.1944 stricken 1958
LSM108     Brown SB, Houston 1944 1944 11.1944 stricken 1958
LSM109     Brown SB, Houston 10/1944 28.10.1944 11.1944 sold 11.1956
LSM110     Brown SB, Houston 10/1944 28.10.1944 11.1944 to France 1.1954 (LSM110)
LSM111     Brown SB, Houston 1944 1944 11.1944 stricken 1946
LSM112     Brown SB, Houston 1944 1944 11.1944 to China 5.1946 (華201 [Hua 201])
LSM113     Brown SB, Houston 1944 1944 11.1944 to Chile 3.1947 (Guardiamarina Contreras)
LSM114     Brown SB, Houston 10/1944 4.11.1944 12.1944 stricken 7.1946
LSM115     Brown SB, Houston 1944 1944 12.1944 stricken 1946
LSM116     Brown SB, Houston 1944 1944 12.1944 stricken 1958
LSM117     Brown SB, Houston 1944 1944 12.1944 stricken 1946
LSM118     Brown SB, Houston 1944 1944 12.1944 stricken 1958
LSM119     Brown SB, Houston 1944 1944 12.1944 stricken 1957
LSM120     Brown SB, Houston 1944 1944 12.1944 stricken 1957
LSM121     Brown SB, Houston 1944 1944 12.1944 stricken 1958
LSM122     Brown SB, Houston 1944 1944 12.1944 stricken 1946
LSM123     Brown SB, Houston 1944 1944 12.1944 stricken 1946
LSM124     Brown SB, Houston 1944 1944 12.1944 to China 6.1946
LSM125     Brown SB, Houston 11/1944 25.11.1944 12.1944 to France 1.1954 (LSM125)
LSM126     Charleston N Yd 1/1944 15.3.1944 4.1944 stricken 1946
LSM127     Charleston N Yd 1/1944 15.3.1944 4.1944 stricken 1946
LSM128     Charleston N Yd 2/1944 1.4.1944 5.1944 stricken 1946
LSM129     Charleston N Yd 2/1944 1.4.1944 5.1944 stricken 1946
LSM130     Charleston N Yd 3/1944 12.4.1944 5.1944 stricken 1946
LSM131     Charleston N Yd 3/1944 12.4.1944 5.1944 stricken 1946
LSM132     Charleston N Yd 3/1944 13.4.1944 5.1944 stricken 1947
LSM133     Charleston N Yd 3/1944 13.4.1944 5.1944 stricken 1946
LSM134     Charleston N Yd 3/1944 23.4.1944 5.1944 stricken 7.1946
LSM135     Charleston N Yd 3/1944 23.4.1944 5.1944 sunk 25.5.1945
LSM136     Charleston N Yd 3/1944 19.4.1944 5.1944 stricken 1946
LSM137     Charleston N Yd 3/1944 18.4.1944 5.1944 wrecked 9.10.1945
LSM138     Charleston N Yd 3/1944 1.5.1944 6.1944 stricken 1946
LSM139     Charleston N Yd 4/1944 1.5.1944 6.1944 stricken 1946
LSM140     Charleston N Yd 4/1944 18.5.1944 6.1944 stricken 1946
LSM141     Charleston N Yd 4/1944 15.5.1944 6.1944 stricken 1946
LSM142     Charleston N Yd 4/1944 15.5.1944 6.1944 stricken 1946
LSM143     Charleston N Yd 4/1944 10.5.1944 6.1944 stricken 1946
LSM144     Charleston N Yd 4/1944 10.5.1944 6.1944 stricken 1946
LSM145     Charleston N Yd 4/1944 14.5.1944 6.1944 stricken 1946
LSM146     Charleston N Yd 4/1944 14.5.1944 6.1944 to China 2.1948
LSM147     Charleston N Yd 4/1944 14.5.1944 6.1944 to China 2.1948
LSM148     Charleston N Yd 5/1944 27.5.1944 7.1944 stricken 1946
LSM149     Charleston N Yd 5/1944 27.5.1944 7.1944 sunk 5.12.1944
LSM150     Charleston N Yd 5/1944 2.6.1944 7.1944 stricken 1946
LSM151     Charleston N Yd 5/1944 2.6.1944 7.1944 stricken 1946
LSM152     Charleston N Yd 5/1944 3.6.1944 7.1944 stricken 1946
LSM153     Charleston N Yd 5/1944 3.6.1944 7.1944 to China 6.1946 (華209 [Hua 209])
LSM154     Charleston N Yd 5/1944 22.6.1944 7.1944 to China 2.1948
LSM155     Charleston N Yd 5/1944 19.6.1944 7.1944 to China 5.1946 (美珍 [Meicheng])
LSM156     Charleston N Yd 5/1944 22.6.1944 8.1944 stricken 1946
LSM157     Charleston N Yd 5/1944 19.6.1944 8.1944 to China 6.1946 (美樂 [Meilo])
LSM158     Charleston N Yd 5/1944 16.6.1944 7.1944 stricken 1946
LSM159     Charleston N Yd 5/1944 16.6.1944 7.1944 to China 2.1948
LSM160     Charleston N Yd 6/1944 27.6.1944 8.1944 stricken 1946
LSM161 10/1959- Kodiak   Charleston N Yd 6/1944 27.6.1944 8.1944 stricken 6.1965
LSM162     Charleston N Yd 6/1944 26.6.1944 8.1944 stricken 1946
LSM163     Charleston N Yd 6/1944 26.6.1944 8.1944 stricken 1946
LSM164     Charleston N Yd 6/1944 11.7.1944 8.1944 stricken 1946
LSM165     Charleston N Yd 6/1944 11.7.1944 8.1944 stricken 1947
LSM166     Charleston N Yd 6/1944 24.7.1944 8.1944 stricken 1946
LSM167     Charleston N Yd 6/1944 24.7.1944 8.1944 stricken 1958
LSM168     Charleston N Yd 6/1944 25.7.1944 9.1944 stricken 1957
LSM169     Charleston N Yd 6/1944 20.7.1944 9.1944 damaged 15.2.1945, never repaired
LSM170     Charleston N Yd 6/1944 20.7.1944 9.1944 stricken 1946
LSM171     Charleston N Yd 6/1944 20.7.1944 9.1944 scuttled 1948
LSM172     Charleston N Yd 6/1944 20.7.1944 9.1944 stricken 1947
LSM173     Charleston N Yd 6/1944 21.7.1944 9.1944 stricken 1946
LSM174     Charleston N Yd 6/1944 21.7.1944 9.1944 stricken 1946
LSM175 10/1959- Oceanside   Charleston N Yd 7/1944 3.8.1944 9.1944 to Vietnam 8.1961 (Hương Giang)
LSM176     Charleston N Yd 7/1944 12.8.1944 9.1944 stricken 1946
LSM177     Charleston N Yd 7/1944 12.8.1944 9.1944 stricken 1946
LSM178     Charleston N Yd 7/1944 16.8.1944 10.1944 stricken 1946
LSM179     Charleston N Yd 7/1944 16.8.1944 10.1944 stricken 1946
LSM180     Charleston N Yd 8/1944 26.8.1944 10.1944 stricken 1946
LSM181     Charleston N Yd 8/1944 26.8.1944 10.1944 stricken 1946
LSM182     Charleston N Yd 7/1944 28.8.1944 10.1944 stricken 1946
LSM183     Charleston N Yd 7/1944 28.8.1944 10.1944 stricken 1946
LSM184     Charleston N Yd 8/1944 7.9.1944 10.1944 stricken 1946
LSM185     Charleston N Yd 8/1944 7.9.1944 10.1944 stricken 1946
LSM186     Charleston N Yd 7/1944 5.9.1944 10.1944 stricken 1946
LSM187     Charleston N Yd 7/1944 5.9.1944 10.1944 stricken 1946
LSM200     Charleston N Yd 9/1944 17.10.1944 12.1944 stricken 1957
LSM201     Dravo, Wilmington 12/1943 26.2.1944 4.1944 stricken 1946
LSM202     Dravo, Wilmington 1944 15.3.1944 4.1944 stricken 1946
LSM203     Dravo, Wilmington 1/1944 10.4.1944 5.1944 stricken 1946
LSM204     Dravo, Wilmington 1944 1944 5.1944 stricken 1958
LSM205     Dravo, Wilmington 1944 1944 5.1944 stricken 1946
LSM206     Dravo, Wilmington 1944 1944 5.1944 stricken 1946
LSM207     Dravo, Wilmington 1944 1944 5.1944 stricken 1946
LSM208     Dravo, Wilmington 1944 1944 6.1944 to China 5.1946
LSM209     Dravo, Wilmington 1944 1944 6.1944 stricken 1946
LSM210     Dravo, Wilmington 1944 23.5.1944 6.1944 stricken 1946
LSM211     Dravo, Wilmington 1944 1944 6.1944 stricken 1946
LSM212     Dravo, Wilmington 1944 1944 7.1944 stricken 1958
LSM213     Dravo, Wilmington 1944 1944 7.1944 stricken 1946
LSM214     Dravo, Wilmington 1944 1944 7.1944 stricken 1946
LSM215     Dravo, Wilmington 5/1944 23.6.1944 7.1944 stricken 1946
LSM216     Dravo, Wilmington 5/1944 28.6.1944 7.1944 to Dominican Republic 11.1946 (San Rafael)
LSM217     Dravo, Wilmington 1944 1944 8.1944 stricken 1946
LSM218     Dravo, Wilmington 1944 1944 8.1944 to China 6.1946
LSM219     Dravo, Wilmington 1944 1944 8.1944 stricken 1947
LSM220     Dravo, Wilmington 1944 1944 8.1944 stricken 1946
LSM221     Dravo, Wilmington 1944 1944 8.1944 stricken 1946
LSM222     Dravo, Wilmington 1944 1944 8.1944 stricken 1946
LSM223     Dravo, Wilmington 1944 1944 9.1944 stricken 1946
LSM224     Dravo, Wilmington 1944 1944 9.1944 stricken 1946
LSM225     Dravo, Wilmington 1944 1944 9.1944 to China 6.1946
LSM226     Dravo, Wilmington 1944 1944 9.1944 to France 4.1954 (LSM226)
LSM227     Dravo, Wilmington 7/1944 9.9.1944 10.1944 to Greece 11.1958 (Υποπλοίαρχος Δανιόλος [Ipolpiarchos Daniolos])
LSM228     Dravo, Wilmington 1944 1944 10.1944 stricken 1946
LSM229     Dravo, Wilmington 1944 1944 10.1944 stricken 1958
LSM230     Dravo, Wilmington 1944 1944 10.1944 stricken 1946
LSM231     Dravo, Wilmington 1944 1944 10.1944 stricken 1958
LSM232     Dravo, Wilmington 1944 1944 11.1944 stricken 1958
LSM233     Western Pipe & Steel, San Francisco 1944 1944 8.1944 stricken 1946
LSM234     Western Pipe & Steel, San Francisco 1944 1944 8.1944 stricken 1946
LSM235     Western Pipe & Steel, San Francisco 1944 1944 8.1944 stricken 1946
LSM236     Western Pipe & Steel, San Francisco 1944 1944 9.1944 stricken 1958, to Philippines (Batanes)
LSM237     Western Pipe & Steel, San Francisco 1944 1944 9.1944 stricken 1946
LSM238     Western Pipe & Steel, San Francisco 4/1944 30.7.1944 9.1944 stricken 1947
LSM239     Western Pipe & Steel, San Francisco 1944 1944 9.1944 stricken 1947
LSM240     Western Pipe & Steel, San Francisco 1944 1944 9.1944 stricken 1946
LSM241     Western Pipe & Steel, San Francisco 1944 1944 10.1944 stricken 1946
LSM242     Western Pipe & Steel, San Francisco 1944 1944 10.1944 stricken 1946
LSM243     Western Pipe & Steel, San Francisco 1944 1944 10.1944 stricken 1946
LSM244     Western Pipe & Steel, San Francisco 1944 1944 10.1944 stricken 1946
LSM245     Western Pipe & Steel, San Francisco 1944 1944 11.1944 stricken 1946
LSM246     Western Pipe & Steel, San Francisco 1944 1944 11.1944 stricken 1946
LSM247     Western Pipe & Steel, San Francisco 1944 1944 11.1944 stricken 1946
LSM248     Western Pipe & Steel, San Francisco 1944 1944 11.1944 to China 5.1946 (華202 [Hua 202])
LSM249     Western Pipe & Steel, San Francisco 1944 1944 11.1944 to China 6.1946
LSM250     Western Pipe & Steel, San Francisco 1944 1944 12.1944 stricken 1957
LSM251     Western Pipe & Steel, San Francisco 1944 1944 12.1944 stricken 1947
LSM252     Western Pipe & Steel, San Francisco 1944 1944 12.1944 stricken 1946
LSM253     Federal, Newark 1944 1944 5.1944 stricken 1947
LSM254     Federal, Newark 1944 1944 5.1944 stricken 1946
LSM255     Federal, Newark 1944 1944 5.1944 stricken 1946
LSM256     Federal, Newark 2/1944 22.4.1944 5.1944 to China 9.1946
LSM257     Federal, Newark 1944 1944 5.1944 stricken 1946
LSM258     Federal, Newark 1944 1944 6.1944 stricken 1946
LSM259     Federal, Newark 1944 1944 6.1944 stricken 1946
LSM260     Federal, Newark 1944 1944 6.1944 stricken 1946
LSM261     Federal, Newark 1944 1944 6.1944 stricken 1946
LSM262     Federal, Newark 1944 1944 6.1944 stricken 1958
LSM263     Federal, Newark 1944 1944 7.1944 stricken 1946
LSM264     Federal, Newark 1944 1944 7.1944 stricken 1946
LSM265     Federal, Newark 1944 1944 7.1944 stricken 3.1946
LSM266     Federal, Newark 1944 1944 7.1944 stricken 1946
LSM267     Federal, Newark 1944 1944 8.1944 to Argentina 2.1948 (BDM1)
LSM268     Federal, Newark 1944 1944 8.1944 to South Korea 2.1955 (여도 [Yeodo])
LSM269     Federal, Newark 1944 1944 8.1944 stricken 1958
LSM270     Federal, Newark 1944 1944 8.1944 stricken 1958
LSM271     Federal, Newark 1944 1944 9.1944 scuttled 8.2.1947
LSM272     Federal, Newark 1944 1944 9.1944 stricken 1946
LSM273     Federal, Newark 1944 1944 9.1944 stricken 1947
LSM274     Federal, Newark 1944 1944 9.1944 stricken 1958
LSM275     Federal, Newark 8/1944 11.9.1944 10.1944 cable repair ship ARC1 Portunus 7.1952
LSM276     Federal, Newark 1944 1944 10.1944 stricken 1958, to South Vietnam (Hậu Giang)
LSM277     Federal, Newark 1944 1944 10.1944 stricken 1946
LSM278     Federal, Newark 1944 1944 10.1944 stricken 1946
LSM279     Federal, Newark 1944 1944 10.1944 stricken 1946
LSM280     Federal, Newark 9/1944 21.10.1944 11.1944 to China 2.1948
LSM281     Federal, Newark 1944 1944 11.1944 scuttled 6.3.1947
LSM282     Federal, Newark 1944 1944 11.1944 to China 6.1946 (華207 [Hua 207])
LSM283     Federal, Newark 1944 1944 11.1944 stricken 1946
LSM284     Federal, Newark 1944 1944 12.1944 stricken 1946
LSM285     Federal, Newark 10/1944 30.11.1944 12.1944 to China 6.1946 (美益 [Meiyi])
LSM286     Federal, Newark 1944 1944 12.1944 stricken 1946
LSM287     Federal, Newark 1944 1944 12.1944 stricken 1946
LSM288     Federal, Newark 1944 1944 1.1945 stricken 1958
LSM289     Federal, Newark 1944 1944 1.1945 stricken 1958
LSM290     Federal, Newark 1944 1944 1.1945 stricken 1946
LSM291     Federal, Newark 1944 1944 1.1945 stricken 1957
LSM292     Federal, Newark 1944 1945 2.1945 to China 2.1948
LSM293     Federal, Newark 1945 2.2.1945 2.1945 stricken 1946
LSM294     Federal, Newark 1945 1945 2.1945 stricken 1946
LSM295     Charleston N Yd 9/1944 17.10.1944 12.1944 to Chile 3.1947 (Aspirante Isaza)
LSM296     Charleston N Yd 10/1944 30.10.1944 12.1944 stricken 1958
LSM297     Charleston N Yd 10/1944 30.10.1944 12.1944 stricken 1958
LSM298     Charleston N Yd 10/1944 13.11.1944 12.1944 stricken 1958
LSM299     Charleston N Yd 10/1944 13.11.1944 12.1944 stricken 1958
LSM300     Charleston N Yd 10/1944 19.11.1944 1.1945 stricken 1958
LSM301     Charleston N Yd 10/1944 19.11.1944 1.1945 minelayer 11.1953, to Greece 12.1953 (Άκτιον [Aktion])
LSM302     Charleston N Yd 10/1944 14.11.1944 1.1945 stricken 1946
LSM303     Charleston N Yd 10/1944 14.11.1944 1.1945 minelayer 11.1953, to Greece 12.1953 (Αμβρακία [Amvrakia])
LSM304     Charleston N Yd 10/1944 27.11.1944 1.1945 stricken 1958
LSM305     Charleston N Yd 10/1944 27.11.1944 1.1945 stricken 1958
LSM306     Charleston N Yd 10/1944 27.11.1944 1.1945 stricken 1958
LSM307     Charleston N Yd 10/1944 14.11.1944 1.1945 stricken 1946
LSM308     Charleston N Yd 11/1944 9.12.1944 1.1945 to China 5.1946
LSM309     Charleston N Yd 11/1944 9.12.1944 1.1945 stricken 1958
LSM310     Pullman Standard Car, Chicago 1944 1944 5.1944 stricken 1946
LSM311     Pullman Standard Car, Chicago 2/1944 2.5.1944 5.1944 stricken 1946
LSM312     Pullman Standard Car, Chicago 1944 1944 6.1944 stricken 1946
LSM313     Pullman Standard Car, Chicago 3/1944 24.5.1944 6.1944 stricken 1958, to Vietnam (Tiền Giang)
LSM314     Pullman Standard Car, Chicago 1944 1944 7.1944 stricken 1946
LSM315     Pullman Standard Car, Chicago 1944 1944 7.1944 stricken 1958, to Australian Army (Vernon)
LSM316     Pullman Standard Car, Chicago 1944 1944 7.1944 to France 1.1954 (LSM316)
LSM317     Pullman Standard Car, Chicago 1944 1944 7.1944 stricken 1947
LSM318     Pullman Standard Car, Chicago 1944 1944 8.1944 sunk 7.12.1944
LSM319     Pullman Standard Car, Chicago 4/1944 16.7.1944 8.1944 to Australian Army 7.1959 (Harry Chauvel)
LSM320     Pullman Standard Car, Chicago 1944 1944 8.1944 stricken 1958, to Philippines (Mindoro Oriental)
LSM321     Pullman Standard Car, Chicago 1944 1944 8.1944 stricken 1946
LSM322     Pullman Standard Car, Chicago 1944 1944 9.1944 stricken 1946
LSM323     Pullman Standard Car, Chicago 5/1944 11.8.1944 9.1944 stricken 1946
LSM324     Pullman Standard Car, Chicago 1944 1944 9.1944 stricken 1958
LSM325     Pullman Standard Car, Chicago 1944 1944 9.1944 stricken 1946
LSM326     Pullman Standard Car, Chicago 5/1944 1.9.1944 10.1944 stricken 1946
LSM327     Pullman Standard Car, Chicago 1944 1944 10.1944 stricken 1946
LSM328     Pullman Standard Car, Chicago 1944 1944 10.1944 stricken 1946
LSM329     Pullman Standard Car, Chicago 1944 1944 10.1944 stricken 1958, to Spain (LSM1)
LSM330     Pullman Standard Car, Chicago 1944 1944 11.1944 stricken 1958
LSM331     Pullman Standard Car, Chicago 6/1944 13.10.1944 11.1944 stricken 1958, to Spain (LSM2)
LSM332     Pullman Standard Car, Chicago 1944 1944 11.1944 stricken 1958
LSM333     Pullman Standard Car, Chicago 6/1944 13.10.1944 11.1944 to Thailand 10.1946 (เกาะกูด [Kut])
LSM334     Pullman Standard Car, Chicago 1944 1944 12.1944 stricken 1946
LSM335, 8.1951- T-LSM335     Pullman Standard Car, Chicago 7/1944 10.11.1944 12.1944 Military Sealift Command 8.1951, stricken 1958, to South Vietnam (Hát Giang)
LSM336     Pullman Standard Car, Chicago 1944 1944 12.1944 to China 6.1946 (華205 [Hua 205])
LSM337     Pullman Standard Car, Chicago 8/1944 30.11.1944 12.1944 to China 2.1948
LSM338     Pullman Standard Car, Chicago 8/1944 5.12.1944 1.1945 to Thailand 10.1946 (เกาะไผ่ [Phai])
LSM339     Pullman Standard Car, Chicago 1944 1944 1.1945 to China 12.1946
LSM340     Pullman Standard Car, Chicago 1944 1944 1.1945 stricken 1947
LSM341     Pullman Standard Car, Chicago 1944 1945 2.1945 stricken 1958
LSM342     Pullman Standard Car, Chicago 1944 1945 2.1945 stricken 1947
LSM343     Pullman Standard Car, Chicago 1944 1945 2.1945 stricken 1958, to Spain (LSM3)
LSM344     Pullman Standard Car, Chicago 1944 1945 2.1945 stricken 1947
LSM345     Pullman Standard Car, Chicago 1945 1945 3.1945 stricken 1947
LSM346     Pullman Standard Car, Chicago 1945 1945 3.1945 stricken 1947
LSM347     Pullman Standard Car, Chicago 1945 1945 3.1945 stricken 1947
LSM348     Pullman Standard Car, Chicago 1945 1945 3.1945 stricken 1947
LSM349     Pullman Standard Car, Chicago 1945 1945 3.1945 to China 8.1946
LSM350     Pullman Standard Car, Chicago 1945 1945 4.1945 stricken 1947
LSM351     Pullman Standard Car, Chicago 1945 1945 4.1945 stricken 1947
LSM352     Pullman Standard Car, Chicago 1945 1945 4.1945 stricken 1946
LSM353     Pullman Standard Car, Chicago 1945 1945 4.1945 stricken 1947
LSM354     Brown SB, Houston 1944 1944 12.1944 to Indonesia 3.1959
LSM355     Brown SB, Houston 11/1944 2.12.1944 12.1944 to France 1.1954 (LSM355)
LSM356     Brown SB, Houston 1944 1944 12.1944 stricken 1947
LSM357     Brown SB, Houston 1944 1944 12.1944 stricken 1958
LSM358     Brown SB, Houston 1944 1944 1.1945 stricken 1958
LSM359     Brown SB, Houston 11/1944 9.12.1944 1.1945 stricken 1957
LSM360     Brown SB, Houston 1944 1944 1.1945 stricken 1957
LSM361     Brown SB, Houston 1944 1944 1.1945 wrecked 9.10.1945
LSM362     Brown SB, Houston 1944 1944 1.1945 stricken 1958
LSM363     Brown SB, Houston 1944 1944 1.1945 stricken 1958, to Taiwan 5.1962 (美樂 [Meile])
LSM364     Brown SB, Houston 1944 1944 1.1945 stricken 1958
LSM365     Brown SB, Houston 1944 1944 1.1945 stricken 1958
LSM366     Brown SB, Houston 1944 1944 1.1945 stricken 1957
LSM367     Brown SB, Houston 1944 1944 1.1945 stricken 1958
LSM368     Brown SB, Houston 1944 1944 1.1945 stricken 1947
LSM369     Brown SB, Houston 1944 1944 1.1945 stricken 1957
LSM370     Brown SB, Houston 1944 1944 1.1945 to Venezuela 7.1959
LSM371     Brown SB, Houston 12/1944 30.12.1944 1.1945 stricken 1957
LSM372     Brown SB, Houston 1944 1944 1.1945 stricken 1958
LSM373 10/1959- Lakeland   Brown SB, Houston 12/1944 30.12.1944 1.1945 stricken 1.1960
LSM374     Brown SB, Houston 1944 1944 1.1945 to China 5.1946
LSM375     Brown SB, Houston 1944 1944 1.1945 stricken 1947
LSM376     Brown SB, Houston 1944 1945 1.1945 to China 7.1946
LSM377     Brown SB, Houston 1944 1945 2.1945 stricken 1948
LSM378     Brown SB, Houston 1944 1945 2.1945 stricken 1950
LSM379     Brown SB, Houston 1944 1945 2.1945 stricken 1947
LSM380     Brown SB, Houston 1944 1945 2.1945 stricken 1948
LSM381     Brown SB, Houston 1944 1945 2.1945 stricken 1948
LSM382     Brown SB, Houston 1944 1945 2.1945 stricken 1947
LSM383     Brown SB, Houston 1944 1945 2.1945 stricken 1.1947
LSM384     Brown SB, Houston 1944 1945 2.1945 stricken 1946
LSM385     Brown SB, Houston 12/1944 20.1.1945 2.1945 stricken 1947
LSM386     Brown SB, Houston 1944 1945 2.1945 stricken 1946
LSM387     Brown SB, Houston 1944 1945 2.1945 to China 2.1947
LSM388     Brown SB, Houston 1944 1945 2.1945 stricken 1947
LSM389     Charleston N Yd 11/1944 12.12.1944 1.1945 stricken 1958
LSM390     Charleston N Yd 11/1944 12.12.1944 1.1945 minelayer 5.1954, to Denmark 5.1954 (Beskytteren)
LSM391     Charleston N Yd 11/1944 17.12.1944 2.1945 to China 5.1946
LSM392     Charleston N Yd 11/1944 17.12.1944 2.1945 minelayer 6.1954, to Denmark 6.1954 (Vindhunden)
LSM393     Charleston N Yd 12/1944 29.12.1944 3.1945 to China 5.1946
LSM394     Charleston N Yd 12/1944 29.12.1944 3.1945 stricken 1958
LSM395     Charleston N Yd 12/1944 2.1.1945 3.1945 stricken 1958
LSM396     Charleston N Yd 12/1944 2.1.1945 3.1945 to Peru 4.1959 (Lomas)
LSM397     Charleston N Yd 12/1944 6.1.1945 7.1945 stricken 1958
LSM398     Charleston N Yd 12/1944 6.1.1945 8.1945 sonar research ship E-AG398 Hunting 6.1957
LSM399     Charleston N Yd 12/1944 16.1.1945 8.1945 to Greece 11.1958 (Υποπλοίαρχος Ρουσσέν [Ipopliarchos Roussen])
LSM400     Charleston N Yd 12/1944 18.1.1945 8.1945 to Chile 3.1947 (Aspirante Goycolea)
LSM413     Charleston N Yd 2/1945 3.3.1945 8.1945 stricken 1958
LSM414     Dravo, Wilmington 1944 1944 11.1944 stricken 1947
LSM415     Dravo, Wilmington 1944 1944 11.1944 stricken 1958
LSM416     Dravo, Wilmington 1944 2.11.1944 11.1944 stricken 1958
LSM417     Dravo, Wilmington 1944 1944 11.1944 to Chile 3.1947 (Aspirante Morel)
LSM418     Dravo, Wilmington 1944 1944 12.1944 stricken 1958
LSM419     Dravo, Wilmington 1944 1944 12.1944 to South Korea 2.1955 (독도 [Dokdo])
LSM420     Dravo, Wilmington 1944 1944 12.1944 stricken 1947
LSM421     Dravo, Wilmington 1944 1944 12.1944 stricken 1958
LSM422     Dravo, Wilmington 1944 1944 12.1944 to France 2.1954 (LSM422)
LSM423     Dravo, Wilmington 10/1944 12.12.1944 1.1945 to China 2.1948 (美成 [Meicheng])
LSM424     Dravo, Wilmington 1944 1944 1.1945 stricken 1958
LSM425     Dravo, Wilmington 11/1944 1944 1.1945 stricken 6.1946
LSM426     Dravo, Wilmington 1944 1944 1.1945 stricken 1947
LSM427     Dravo, Wilmington 1944 1945 2.1945 to China 2.1948
LSM428     Dravo, Wilmington 1944 1945 3.1945 stricken 1948
LSM429     Dravo, Wilmington 1944 1945 2.1945 stricken 1958?
LSM430     Dravo, Wilmington 1944 1945 2.1945 to China 6.1946 (華204 [Hua 204])
LSM431     Dravo, Wilmington 12/1944 2.2.1945 2.1945 to China 9.1946 (美朋 [Meipeng])
LSM432     Dravo, Wilmington 1944 5.2.1945 2.1945 wrecked 11.1.1947
LSM433     Dravo, Wilmington 1944 1945 3.1945 to China 1.1947 (梅荷 [Meiho])
LSM434     Dravo, Wilmington 1/1945 17.2.1945 3.1945 stricken 1948
LSM435     Dravo, Wilmington 1945 23.2.1945 3.1945 stricken 1947
LSM436     Dravo, Wilmington 1945 28.2.1945 3.1945 stricken 1948
LSM437     Dravo, Wilmington 1945 10.3.1945 3.1945 stricken 1947
LSM438     Dravo, Wilmington 1945 14.3.1945 4.1945 stricken 1947
LSM439     Dravo, Wilmington 1945 19.3.1945 4.1945 to China 2.1948
LSM440     Dravo, Wilmington 1945 24.3.1945 4.1945 stricken 1947
LSM441     Dravo, Wilmington 1945 30.3.1945 4.1945 stricken 1958
LSM442     Dravo, Wilmington 1945 6.4.1945 4.1945 to China 3.1947 (美宏 [Meihung])
LSM443     Dravo, Wilmington 1945 11.4.1945 5.1945 stricken 1948
LSM444     Dravo, Wilmington 1945 17.4.1945 5.1945 to Atomic Energy Commission 11.1957, to Chile (Aspirante Morel)
LSM445, 7.1947- E-LSM445     Dravo, Wilmington 3/1945 24.4.1945 5.1945 radar training ship 7.1947, drone catapult control ship YV1 Catapult 6.1957
LSM446, 7.1947- E-LSM446     Dravo, Wilmington 3/1945 28.4.1945 5.1945 radar training ship 7.1947, drone catapult control ship YV2 Launcher 6.1957
LSM447     Western Pipe & Steel, San Francisco 1944 1944 12.1944 stricken 1947
LSM448     Western Pipe & Steel, San Francisco 9/1944 13.11.1944 1.1945 stricken 1958
LSM449     Western Pipe & Steel, San Francisco 10/1944 21.12.1944 1.1945 stricken 6.1947
LSM450     Western Pipe & Steel, San Francisco 1944 1944 1.1945 stricken 1947
LSM451     Western Pipe & Steel, San Francisco 1944 1944 1.1945 stricken 1947
LSM452     Western Pipe & Steel, San Francisco 1944 1944 2.1945 stricken 1947
LSM453     Western Pipe & Steel, San Francisco 1944 1944 2.1945 to China 6.1946
LSM454     Western Pipe & Steel, San Francisco 1944 1944 2.1945 stricken 1947
LSM455     Western Pipe & Steel, San Francisco 1944 1944 2.1945 stricken 1959
LSM456     Western Pipe & Steel, San Francisco 1944 1945 2.1945 to China 2.1947 (美華 [Meihua])
LSM457     Western Pipe & Steel, San Francisco 12/1944 17.3.1945 3.1945 to China 7.1946 (美頌 [Meisong])
LSM458     Western Pipe & Steel, San Francisco 1944 1945 3.1945 stricken 1948
LSM459     Brown SB, Houston 1944 1945 2.1945 wrecked 2.11.1946
LSM460     Brown SB, Houston 1944 1945 2.1945 stricken 1948
LSM461     Brown SB, Houston 1944 1945 3.1945 to China 8.1946 (美平 [Meiping])
LSM462     Brown SB, Houston 1/1945 3.2.1945 3.1945 to South Korea 2.1955 (가덕 [Gadeok])
LSM463, 8.1955- T-LSM463     Brown SB, Houston 1/1945 3.2.1945 3.1945 Military Sealift Command 7.1955, to Philippines 3.1961 (Isabela)
LSM464     Brown SB, Houston 1/1945 3.2.1945 3.1945 stricken 1947
LSM465     Brown SB, Houston 1945 1945 3.1945 stricken 1947
LSM466     Brown SB, Houston 1/1945 10.2.1945 3.1945 stricken 1947
LSM467     Brown SB, Houston 1/1945 10.2.1945 3.1945 stricken 9.1946
LSM468     Brown SB, Houston 1945 1945 3.1945 stricken 1946
LSM469     Brown SB, Houston 1945 1945 3.1945 stricken 1958, to Thailand (เกาะคราม [Kram])
LSM470     Brown SB, Houston 1945 1945 3.1945 to China 7.1946 (美文 [Meiwei])
LSM471     Brown SB, Houston 1945 1945 3.1945 to France 5.1954 (LSM471)
LSM472     Brown SB, Houston 1945 1945 3.1945 to Taiwan 2.1959 (美文 [Mei Wei])
LSM473     Brown SB, Houston 1945 1945 3.1945 stricken 1958
LSM474     Brown SB, Houston 1945 1945 3.1945 to Taiwan 2.1959 (美漢 [Mei Han])
LSM475     Brown SB, Houston 1945 1945 3.1945 to China 7.1946 (美漢 [Meihan])
LSM476, 4.1950- T-LSM476     Brown SB, Houston 1945 1945 3.1945 Military Sealift Command 4.1950, stricken 1958
LSM477     Brown SB, Houston 2/1945 3.3.1945 4.1945 to Australian Army 7.1959 (Brudenell White)
LSM478     Brown SB, Houston 1945 1945 4.1945 to France 4.1954 (LSM478)
LSM479     Brown SB, Houston 1945 1945 4.1945 to France 4.1954 (LSM479)
LSM480     Brown SB, Houston 1945 1945 4.1945 stricken 1958
LSM481     Brown SB, Houston 2/1945 10.3.1945 4.1945 minelayer 9.1952, to Turkey 9.1952 (Marmaris)
LSM482     Brown SB, Houston 1945 1945 4.1945 to China 5.1946 (美功 [Meigong])
LSM483     Brown SB, Houston 2/1945 10.3.1945 4.1945 to Dominican Republic 3.1958 (Sirio)
LSM484     Brown SB, Houston 2/1945 10.3.1945 4.1945 minelayer 9.1952, to Turkey 10.1952 (Mordoğan)
LSM485     Brown SB, Houston 1945 1945 4.1945 stricken 1947
LSM486     Brown SB, Houston 1945 1945 4.1945 stricken 1947
LSM487     Brown SB, Houston 1945 1945 4.1945 stricken 1947
LSM488     Brown SB, Houston 1945 1945 4.1945 stricken 1958
LSM489     Brown SB, Houston 1945 1945 4.1945 to China 5.1946
LSM490     Brown SB, Houston 3/1945 24.3.1945 4.1945 minelayer 10.1952, to Turkey 10.1952 (Meriç)
LSM491     Brown SB, Houston 1945 1945 4.1945 to West Germany 9.1958 (Eidechse)
LSM492     Brown SB, Houston 3/1945 24.3.1945 5.1945 minelayer 10.1952, to Norway 10.1952 (Vale)
LSM493     Brown SB, Houston 3/1945 30.3.1945 5.1945 minelayer 10.1952, to Norway 10.1952 (Vidar)
LSM494     Brown SB, Houston 3/1945 31.3.1945 5.1945 stricken 1958
LSM495     Brown SB, Houston 1945 1945 5.1945 stricken 1958
LSM496     Brown SB, Houston 1945 1945 5.1945 stricken 1958
LSM497     Brown SB, Houston 1945 1945 5.1945 stricken 1958
LSM498     Brown SB, Houston 1945 1945 5.1945 stricken 1958
LSM499     Brown SB, Houston 1945 1945 5.1945 stricken 1958
LSM500     Brown SB, Houston 1945 1945 5.1945 motor torpedo boat depot ship 5.1953 (for Denmark)
LSM537     Brown SB, Houston 1945 1945 11.1945 to West Germany 9.1958 (Krokodil)
LSM538     Brown SB, Houston 1945 1945 11.1945 to Dominican Republic 3.1958 (Antares)
LSM539     Brown SB, Houston 5/1945 1945 12.1945 to Ecuador 1.1958 (Jambelí)
LSM540 10/1959- Raritan   Brown SB, Houston 5/1945 8/1945 12.1945 stricken 1.1960
LSM541     Brown SB, Houston 1945 1945 12.1945 to Greece 6.1958 (Υποπλοίαρχος Κρυσταλλίδης [Ipopliarchos Krystallidis])
LSM542     Brown SB, Houston 1945 1945 12.1945 to Venezuela 7.1959 (spares)
LSM543     Brown SB, Houston 1945 1945 12.1945 to Venezuela 7.1959 (Los Roques)
LSM544     Brown SB, Houston 1945 1945 1.1946 stricken 1959, to Venezuela (Los Frailes)
LSM545     Brown SB, Houston 1945 1945 1.1946 stricken 1959, to Venezuela (Los Testigos)
LSM546     Brown SB, Houston 1945 1945 1.1946 to South Korea 2.1955 (태조 [Daecho])
LSM547     Brown SB, Houston 1945 1945 1.1946 stricken 1958, to Australian Army (Clive Steele)
LSM548     Brown SB, Houston 1945 1945 2.1946 to Venezuela 2.1959 (Los Monjes)
LSM549     Brown SB, Houston 1945 1945 3/1946 // --- commissioned as salvage vessel ARSD1 Gypsy
LSM550     Brown SB, Houston 8/1945 7.12.1945 3.1946 // --- commissioned as salvage vessel ARSD2 Mender
LSM551     Brown SB, Houston 8/1945 7.12.1945 3.1946 // --- commissioned as salvage vessel ARSD3 Salvager
LSM552     Brown SB, Houston 8/1945 7.12.1945 4.1946 // --- commissioned as salvage vessel ARSD4 Windless
LSM553     Charleston N Yd 2/1945 3.3.1945 9.1945 to West Germany 9.1958 (Salamander)
LSM554     Charleston N Yd 3/1945 22.3.1945 9.1945 to Peru 4.1959 (Atico)
LSM555     Charleston N Yd 3/1945 22.3.1945 9.1945 to Ecuador 11.1958 (Tarqui)
LSM556     Charleston N Yd 3/1945 10.4.1945 10.1945 stricken 1958
LSM557     Charleston N Yd 3/1945 10.4.1945 10.1945 to Greece 10.1958 (Υποπλοίαρχος Μέρλιν [Ipolpliarchos Merlin])
LSM558     Charleston N Yd 4/1945 28.4.1945 11.1945 to West Germany 9.1958 (Viper)


Technical data


Displacement standard, t

520

Displacement full, t1095
Length, m

59.9 wl 62.0 oa

Breadth, m

10.5

Draught, m

landing: 1.07 fore, 2.13 aft

No of shafts2
Machinery

4 General Motors diesels

Power, h. p.

2800

Max speed, kts

12.5 - 13.2

Fuel, t

diesel oil

Endurance, nm(kts)4900 (12)
Armament

1 x 2 - 40/56 Mk 1.2, 4 x 1 - 20/70 Mk 4

LSM544-548: 1 x 2 - 40/60 Mk 1, 4 x 1 - 20/70 Mk 10

Military load

5 medium or 3 heavy tanks or 6 LVT or 9 DUKW, 48 - 54 marines

Electronic equipmentprobably SE or SF or SL or SO or SU radar
Complement60


Standard scale images


<i>LSM1</i> 1944
LSM1 1944
<i>Kodiak </i>1963
Kodiak 1963
<i>LSM4</i> 1943
LSM4 1943


Graphics


<i> LSM21</i>
LSM21


Project history

Medium tank landing ships, projected in 1943 for filling the gap between tank landing ships (LST) and large tank landing crafts (LCT). Unlike the latters, they were able to made long routes in high sea. It has formed the basis to change originally planed classification from LCT (Mk 7) to LSM. Asymmetric outline profile in the plan became prominent feature of LSM: superstructure placed not on a centreline, held open cargo deck, and has been displaced to the starboard.

In total under FY1944 and FY1945 programs 558 ships were ordered, 498 were completed under the original design. Remaining 60 were completed as fire support ships of LSM(R) class.

Modernizations

None.

1/1946: 1 x 2 - 40/60 Mk 1, 4 x 1 - 20/70 Mk 10, SE or SF or SL or SO or SU radar

Naval service

LSM20 was sunk by kamikaze 5.12.1944 in Surigao Strait. LSM149 5.12.1944 beached at Sansapor, New Guinea and declared a total loss. LSM318 7.12.1944 was hit by kamikaze near Ormoc. LSM12 was sunk by Japanese explosive boat at Okinawa 4.4.1945. LSM135 was sunk by kamikaze off Okinawa 25.5.1945. LSM59 was sunk by kamikaze off Okinawa 21.6.1945. LSM15, LSM137 and LSM361 were lost during typhoon 9.10.1945 at Okinawa. LSM459 ran aground en route from Adak Island to Amchitka (Alaska) 2.11.1946. LSM432 ran aground off Babuyan Island (Philippines) 11.1.1947. LSM5 ran aground at Saipan 6.7.1948.

LSM169 was badly damaged by mine at Mariveles Harbor 15.2.1945 and never repaired.