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November - Victor - Charlie - Tango
Awards, Citations and Campaign Ribbons
Precedence of awards is from left to right
American Campaign Medal - Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal - World War II Victory Medal
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 LSM-227 was assigned to th Asiatic-Pacific Theater
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 520 t.(light), 743 t. (landing) 1,095 t.(fully loaded)
Length 203' 6" oa
Beam 34' 6"
Draft light, 3' 6" forward, 7' 8" aft, fully loaded, 6' 4" forward, 8' 3" aft
Speed 13.2 kts. (max.), (928 tons displacement)
Complement 5 officers, 54 enlisted
Armament five single 20mm gun mounts
Vehicle/Boat Capacity 5 medium or 3 heavy tanks, or 6 LVT's, or 9 DUKW's
Troop Capacity 2 officers, 46 enlisted
Armor 10-lb. STS splinter shield to gun mounts, pilot house and conning station
Propulsion two Fairbanks Morse (model 38D81/8X10, reversible with hydraulic clutch) diesels. Direct drive with 1,440 BHP each @ 720rpm, twin screws, Endurance, 4,900 miles @ 12kts.(928 tons displacement)
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||USS LSM-227 launching, 9 September 1944, at Dravo Corporation, Wilmington, DE.
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| HNS Daniolos (L-163)
||Ex-USS LSM-227 in Greek service as HNS Daniolos (L-163) underway, date and location unknown.
Official Royal Hellenic Navy photo.
||HNS Daniolos (L-163) underway, circa 1961, location unknown.
Official Royal Hellenic Navy photo from "Jane's Fighting Ships" 1961-62 edition..
The DANFS 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).
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Last Updated 26 March 2010
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