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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 (1) - World War II Victory Medal - Philippines Liberation Medal
LSM-1 Class Landing Ship Medium:
Laid down, 27 July 1944, at Dravo Corporation, Wilmington, DE.
Launched, 30 July 1944
Commissioned USS LSM-228, 14 October 1944, LT. George F. Woods, USNR in command
During World War II USS LSM-228 was assigned to the Asiatic-Pacific Theater:
LSM Flotilla Eight, CDR. H. Doe USN (23);
LSM Group Twenty-Four, LCDR. B. H. Lindman USNR;
LSM Division Forty-Seven and participated in the following campaign:
|Campaign and Dates
|Okinawa Gunto operation
Assault and occupation of Okinawa Gunto, 1 April to 3 June 1945
Following World War II USS LSM-228 was assigned to Occupation service in the Far East for the following periods:
Navy Occupation Service Medal
|3 to 24 March 1945
|8 October to 10 November 1945
Decommissioned, 27 May 1946
Struck from the Naval Register, date unknown
USS LSM-228 earned one battle star for World War II service
Final Disposition, sold in October 1946, to A.G. Schoonmaker Co., New York, NY, fate unknown
Displacement 7,480 t. (lt) 14,225 t. (fl.)
Length 459' 1"
Draft 25' 5"
Speed 16.5 kts.
Largest Boom Capacity 30 t.
Cargo Capacity 4,410 DWT
Non-refrigerated 336,254 Cu. Ft.
Refrigerated 18,395 Cu. Ft.
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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||LSM-228 launching at Dravo Corporation, Wilmington, DE., 30 July 1944
||USS LSM / LSMR Association
||USS LSM-69, USS LSM-324 and USS LSM-228 and two
unidentified LSMs beached, date and location unknown.
||Ray Hinea to the USS LSM / LSMR Association
||USS LSM-72, USS LSM-77 and USS LSM-228 beached on
the Okinawa reef, April 1945.
||Bob Stoll USS LSM-228 to the USS LSM / LSMR Association
The history extract for LSM-228 is from LSM-LSMR Amphibious Forces, Vol. II. Paducah, Kentucky: Turner Publishing Company, © 1997. (ISBN 1-56311-389-9).
|01||LT. Woods, George F., USNR||14 October 1944 - ?|
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