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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)
USS LSM-282 was transferred to the Republic of China and later seized by the People's Republic of China, redesignated HUA-207
LSM-1 Class Landing Ship Medium:
Laid down, 23 SEptember 1944, at Federal Shipbuilding and Dry Dock Co., Newark, N.J.
Launched, 6 November 1944
Commissioned USS LSM-282, 18 November 1944, LT. William Ladd, USN in command
During WWII USS LSM-282 was assigned to the Asiatic-Pacific Theater:
LSM Flotilla Eight, CDR. H. Doe USN (23);
LSM Group Twenty-Four, LCDR. B. D. 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 to 18 May 1945
Following World War II USS LSM-282 was assigned to Occupation and China service in the Far East for the following periods:
Navy Occupation Service Medal
China Service Medal (extended)
|17 September 1945 to 2 May 1946||3 May to 4 June 1946
Decommissioned, 3 June 1946, at Shanghai, China, and transferred the same day to the Republic of China
Struck from the Naval Register, date unknown
USS LSM-282 earned one battle star for World War II service
Final Disposition, seized, October 1949, by the People's Republic of China (Communist) forces, redesignated HUA-207, fate unknown
Displacement 520 t.(light), 743 t. (landing) 1,095 t.(fully loaded)
Length 203' 6" (ovl)
Beam 34' 6"
light, 3' 6" forward, 7' 8" aft
fully loaded, 6' 4" forward, 8' 3" aft
Speed 13.2 kts. (max.), (928 tons displacement)
one twin 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
Diesel 1,225 Bbls
Armor 10-lb. STS splinter shield to gun mounts, pilot house and conning station
Endurance 4,900 miles @ 12kts.(928 tons displacement)
two Fairbanks Morse (model 38D81/8X10, reversible with hydraulic clutch) Diesel engines, direct drive with 1,440 BHP each @ 720rpm
Ship's Service Generators
two Diesel-drive 100Kw 450V A.C.
one Diesel-drive 20Kw 120V D.C.
twin propellers, 2,800shp
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||USS LSM-282, USS LSM-101 and USS LSM-414 beached, date and place unknown.
||Raymond Adams ENS USNR
The history extract for USS LSM-282 is from LSM-LSMR Amphibious Forces, Vol. II. Paducah, Kentucky: Turner Publishing Company, © 1997. (ISBN 1-56311-389-9).
|01||LT. Ladd, William, USN||18 November 1944 - ?|
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