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American Campaign Medal - Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal - World War II Victory Medal
LSM-1 Class Landing Ship Medium:
Laid down, 7 September 1944, at Brown Ship Building Co., Houston, TX.
Launched, 30 September 1944
Commissioned USS LSM-93, 25 October 1944, LT. Edward H. Sellmer, USNR in command
During World War II USS LSM-93 was assigned to the Asiatic-Pacific Theater:
LSM Flotilla Eight, CDR. H. Doe USN (23);
LSM Group Twenty-Three, LCDR. W. E. Edwin, USNR;
LSM Division Forty-Five
Decommissioned, 5 April 1946, at Mare Island Navy Yard, Vallejo, CA.
Struck from the Naval Register, 5 June 1946
Final Disposition, sold for scrapping, 20 February 1948, to Hugo Neu Corp., New York, N.Y.
Displacement 520 t.(light), 743 t. (landing) 1,095 t.(fully loaded)
Length 203' 6" (ovl)
Beam 34' 6"
light, 3' 6" forward, 7' 8" aft
fully loaded, 6' 4" forward, 8' 3" aft
Speed 13.2 kts. (max.), (928 tons displacement)
one twin bow mounted 40mm gun
four single 20mm gun mounts
Vehicle/Boat Capacity 5 medium or 3 heavy tanks, or 6 LVT's, or 9 DUKW's
Diesel 1,225 Bbls
Armor 10-lb. STS splinter shield to gun mounts, pilot house and conning station
Endurance 4,900 miles @ 12kts.(928 tons displacement)
two Fairbanks Morse (model 38D81/8X10, reversible with hydraulic clutch) Diesel engines, direct drive with 1,440 BHP each @ 720rpm
Ship's Service Generators
two Diesel-drive 100Kw 450V A.C.
one Diesel-drive 20Kw 120V D.C.
twin propellers, 2,800shp
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||USS LSM-93 beached, date and location unknown..
||Gene Lambert to the USS LSM / LSMR Association
The DANFS history extract for LSM-93 is from LSM-LSMR Amphibious Forces, Vol. II. Paducah, Kentucky: Turner Publishing Company, © 1997. (ISBN 1-56311-389-9).
|01||LT. Sellmer, Edward H., USNR||29 October 1944 - ?|
|02||LT. Young, C. R.||May 1945|
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