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Awards, Citations and Campaign Ribbons

Precedence of awards is from top to bottom, left to right
Top Row - American Campaign Medal
Bottom Row - Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal - World War II Victory Medal - Navy Occupation Service Medal (with Asia clasp)

USS LSM-227 was transferred to Greece and named HNS Daniolos (L-163)
LSM-1 Class Landing Ship Medium:
  • Laid down, 17 July 1944, at Dravo Corporation, Wilmington, DE.
  • Launched, 9 September 1944
  • Commissioned USS LSM-227, 5 October 1944, LT. Nathaniel H. Barish, USNR in command
  • During World War II USS LSM-227 was assigned to th Asiatic-Pacific Theater:
    LSM Flotilla Nine, CDR. D. L. Francis USN (23);
    LSM Group Twenty-Six, LCDR. T. A. Peacock USNR;
    LSM Division Fifty-Two
  • Decommissioned, 20 June 1946
  • Laid up in the Reserve Fleet
  • Transferred, 3 November 1958, to Greece, named HNS Daniolos (L-163)
  • Final Disposition, fate unknown
    Displacement 7,480 t. (lt) 14,225 t. (fl.)
    Length 459' 1"
    Beam 63'
    Draft 25' 5"
    Speed 16.5 kts.
    Officers 28
    Enlisted 239
    Largest Boom Capacity 30 t.
    Cargo Capacity 4,410 DWT
    Non-refrigerated 336,254 Cu. Ft.
    Refrigerated 18,395 Cu. Ft.
    eight LCM(3)
    twelve LCVP
    one single 5"/38 cal dual purpose gun mount
    four twin 40mm AA gun mounts
    eighteen single 20mm AA gun mounts
    Fuel Capacity Diesel 8,950 Bbls
    one Sun Nordberg Diesel engine
    five Diesel-drive Ships's Service Generator, 230Kw 120V/240V D.C.
    single propeller, 6,000shp

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    USS LSM-227
    LSM-227 51k USS LSM-227 launching, 9 September 1944, at Dravo Corporation, Wilmington, DE. USS LSM / LSMR Association
    HNS Daniolos (L-163)
    LSM-227 59k Ex-USS LSM-227 in Greek service as HNS Daniolos (L-163) underway, date and location unknown.
    Official Royal Hellenic Navy photo.
    Tony Vrailas
    LSM-227 57k HNS Daniolos (L-163) underway, circa 1961, location unknown.
    Official Royal Hellenic Navy photo from "Jane's Fighting Ships" 1961-62 edition..
    Robert Hurst

    The history extract for USS LSM-227 is from LSM-LSMR Amphibious Forces, Vol. II. Paducah, Kentucky: Turner Publishing Company, © 1997. (ISBN 1-56311-389-9).
    Commanding Officers
    01LT. Barish, Nathaniel H., USNR5 October 1944 - ?

    Crew Contact And Reunion Information
    U.S. Navy Memorial Foundation - Navy Log
    USS LSM-LSMR Association
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