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|Campaign and Dates|
|Okinawa Gunto operation
Assault and occupation of Okinawa Gunto, 9 April to 30 June 1945
Navy Occupation Service Medal
China Service Medal (extended)
|2 to 27 September 1945|
|28 September to 30 October 1945||28 September to 20 October1945|
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|62k||LSM-222 launching at Dravo Corporation, Wilmington, DE., 5 August 1944||USS LSM / LSMR Association|
|65k||USS LSM-222 moored along side another LSM, date and location unknown.
US National Archives Photo # USN 1045412, a US Navy photo now in the collections of the US National Archives.
|USS LSM / LSMR Association|
|50k||USS LSM-222 under way, date and location unknown.
US National Archives Photo # USN 1045413, a US Navy photo now in the collections of the US National Archives.
|USS LSM / LSMR Association|
|58k||USS LSM-222, USS LSM-431, USS LSM-164 and LCT-849 at Tientsin, China in September 1945 after bringing Marines from Okinawa for the surrender of North China.||Henry S. Kehrli FC3/c & RdM2/c USS LSM-431|
|120k||USS LSM-222 inboard of USS LSM-433 while moored pierside, in China, 1945.||USS LSM / LSMR Association|
|67k||USS LSM-31, USS LSM-187, USS LSM-186 and USS LSM-222 moored to a buoy, date and location unknown. Photo by ©Atlantic Fleet Sales Co., Norfolk, VA.||USS LSM / LSMR Association|
|42k||USS LSM-222 discharging troops across the beach, date and location unknown.
US Navy photo from "All Hands" magazine, issue dated February 1947.
|Joe Radigan MACM USN Ret.|
|54k||Ex-USS LSM-222 in service as the barge Otsega for Tidewater Barge Lines, in a tow entering John Day Dam on the Columbia River, 1972.||Photo by Ron Gray / Captain|
|70k||Barge Otsega of the Tidewater Barge Lines, on the Columbia River, winter of 1978-1979.||Photo by Ron Gray / Captain|
|81k||Ex -LSM-222 in service as SPUD BARGE NO. 3 for Tidewater Barge Lines, on the Columbia River, December 2002||Ron Gray / Captain|
|78k||SPUD BARGE NO. 3 of the Tidewater Barge Lines, on the Columbia River. Photo was taken in what is left of the ship's galley. Note the stove still in place and the sink on the deck. February 2003||Ron Gray / Captain|
|71k||SPUD BARGE NO. 3 of the Tidewater Barge Lines, on the Columbia River. Another view of what is left of the ship's galley. February 2003||Ron Gray / Captain|
|62k||SPUD BARGE NO. 3 of the Tidewater Barge Lines, on the Columbia River. Base for the port main engine. February 2003||Ron Gray / Captain|
|01||LT. Jones, Lewis T., USNR||1 September 1944 - January 1946|
|02||LTjg. Howell, Donald D., USNR||January 1946 - 17 June 1946|
|03||ENS. Hanna, Thomas W., USNR||17 June 1946 - September 1946|
|04||LT. Cardoz, Manuel, USN||September 1946 - 17 March 1947|
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