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LCS(L)(3)-93 / LSSL-93

LCS(L)(3)-1 Class Landing Craft Support (Large)(Mark3): Laid down 4 December 1944 at Commercial Iron Works, Portland Oregon; Launched 23 December 1944; Commissioned USS LCS(L)(3)-93, 13 January 1945; Decommissioned (date unknown); Reclassified and Renamed Landing Ship Support Large USS LSSL-93, 28 February 1949; Struck from the Naval Register (date unknown); Final Disposition, sold for scrapping to The Learner Company, Alameda CA, 16 March 1951 for $10,870.

Specifications: Displacement 250 t (lt), 387 t (fl); Length 158' 6" o.a; Beam 23' 3"; Draft, loaded, 4' 9" fwd, 6' 6" aft; Speed 16.5k max at 650 shaft rpm, 14.5kts at 585 shaft rpm; Armor, 10-lb STS splinter shield to gun mounts, pilot house and conning tower; Complement 6 Officers, 65 Enlisted; Propulsion, 8 GM diesels, 4 per shaft, BHP 1,600, twin variable pitch propellers; Endurance 5,500 miles at 12kts at 45" pitch (350 tons dspl.); Fuel/Stores, 76 tons fuel oil, 10 tons fresh water, 6 tons lubrication oil, 8 tons provisions and stores at full load; Fresh Water Capacity, Distill up to 1,000 gals. per day; Armament; bow gun, one twin 40mm gun mount, additional guns 2 twin 40mms 4 single 20mms, 4 .50 cal MGs, ten MK7 rocket launchers.
Specifications Sources:
Baker, A.D. III. Allied Landing Craft of World War II. Annapolis: United States Naval Institute Press, 1989. 47
Lawley, George & Sons Corporation. Instructions for LCS(L)(3) Class
Lawley, George & Sons Corporation. Original Plans of LCS(L)(3)
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LCS(L)-92/93/94 114k LCS(L)(3)'s-92, 93 and LCS(L)(3)-94, at Commercial Iron Works, Portland OR., January 1945.
US National Archives photo
National Association of
USS LCS(L) 1-130
LCS(L)-93/95/67/89/81 87k Late 1945 Yokosuka Japan National Association of
USS LCS(L) 1-130
Allen R Selfridge
LCS(L)(3)-93 67k - National Association of
USS LCS(L) 1-130

There is no DANFS History currently available for USS LCS(L)(3)-93 at the Hazegray & Underway Web Site, the main archive for the DANFS Online Project.
Crew Contact And Reunion Information Web Sites
U.S. Navy Memorial Foundation - Navy Log
Fleet Reserve Association

Other Crew Contact and Reunion Information
National Association of USS LCS(L) 1-130
Dennis Steenbergen, Secretary
7345 W. Lakeside Drive, Littleton, CO, 80125
Phone 303-470-1187
E-mail Dennis Steenbergen
Additional Web Sites of Interest
National Association of USS LCS(L) 1-130

Additional Resources
Rielly, Robin L. Mighty Midgets at War: The Saga of the LCS(L) Ships from Iwo Jima to Vietnam. Central Point, Oregon: Hellgate Press, 2000. (ISBN 1-55571-522-2)
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