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Precedence of awards is from left to right
American Campaign Medal - Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal - World War II Victory Medal
LSM-1 Class Landing Ship Medium:
Laid down, 20 September 1944, at Brown Ship Building Co., Houston, TX.
Launched, 21 October 1944
Commissioned USS LSM-105, 15 November 1944, LTjg. William V. Shannon USNR in command
During World War II USS LSM-105 was assigned to the Asiatic-Pacific Theater:
LSM Flotilla Eleven;
LSM Group Thirty-One;
LSM Division Sixty-One
Decommissioned, 20 June 1946, at Green Cove Springs, FL.
Laid up in the Atlantic Reserve Fleet, Florida Group, Green Cove Springs
Struck from the Naval Register, date unknown
Sold, 10 December 1958, to Inter-Insular Mails, Ltd., Miami, FL
Final Disposition, fate unknown
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-105 during an underway replenishment evolution, date and place unknown.
||Joe Tepley to the USS LSM / LSMR Association
The history extract for USS LSM-105 is from LSM-LSMR Amphibious Forces, Vol. II. Paducah, Kentucky: Turner Publishing Company, © 1997. (ISBN 1-56311-389-9).
|01||LTjg. Shannon, William V., USNR||15 November 1944 - February 1946|
|02||LTjg. Outcalt, Charles Thomas, USN||February 1946 - 20 June 1946|
|Courtesy Wolfgang Hechler
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