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LSM-282


LSM-282 was transferred to the Republic of China and later seized by the People's Republic of China, redesignated HUA-207

Awards, Citations and Campaign Ribbons


Precedence of awards is from top to bottom, left to right
Top Row - China Service Medal (extended) - American Campaign Medal
Bottom Row - Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal (1) - World War II Victory Medal - Navy Occupation Service Medal (with Asia clasp)


LSM-1 Class Landing Ship Medium:
  • Laid down (date unknown) at Federal Shipbuilding and Dry Dock Co., Newark, N.J.
  • Launched (date unknown)
  • Commissioned USS LSM-282, 18 November 1944, LT. William Ladd, USN in command
  • During WWII LSM-282 was assigned to the Asiatic-Pacific Theater and participated in the:
  • Following World War II LSM-282 performed occupation duty in the Far East including service in China
  • Decommissioned, 3 June 1946, at Shanghai, China, and transferred the same day to the Republic of China
  • Struck from the Naval Register (date unknown)
  • Final Disposition, seized, October 1949, by the People's Republic of China (Communist) forces, redesignated HUA-207, fate unknown
  • LSM-282 earned one battle star for World War II service
    Specifications:
    Displacement 520 t.(light), 743 t. (landing) 1,095 t.(fully loaded)
    Length 203' 6"
    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 one single 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
    Troop Accommodations 2 officers, 46 enlisted
    Armor 10-lb. STS splinter shield to gun mounts, pilot house and conning station
    Propulsion two General Motors (non-reversible with airflex clutch) diesels. Direct drive with 1,440 BHP each @ 720rpm, twin screws, Endurance, 4,900 miles @ 12kts.(928 tons displacement)
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    LSM-414 36k LSM-282, LSM-101 and LSM-414 beached, date and place unknown. Raymond Adams ENS USNR

    The DANFS history extract for LSM-282 is from LSM-LSMR Amphibious Forces, Vol. II. Paducah, Kentucky: Turner Publishing Company, © 1997. (ISBN 1-56311-389-9).
    Crew Contact And Reunion Information
    U.S. Navy Memorial Foundation - Navy Log
    Fleet Reserve Association

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