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LSM-336


USS LSM-336 was transferred to the Republic of China, seized by the People's Reupublic of China
Awards, Citations and Campaign Ribbons

Precedence of awards is from left to right
American Campaign Medal - Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal (1) - World War II Victory Medal


LSM-1 Class Landing Ship Medium:
  • Laid down (date unknown) at Pullman Standard Car Manufacturing Company, Chicago, IL.
  • Launched (date unknown)
  • Commissioned USS LSM-336, 22 December 1944, LTjg. Donald D. Parker, USNR in command
  • During World War II LSM-336 was assigned to the Asiatic-Pacific Theater
  • Decommissioned, 1 June 1946, and transferred to the Republic of China the same day
  • Struck from the Naval Register (date unknown)
  • Final Disposition, seized in October 1949, by the People's Republic of China forces, fate unknown
    Specifications:
    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 one single bow mounted 40mm AA gun, four single 20mm AA 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 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-336 93k LSM-336 underway with the assistance of two tugs, date and place unknown. USS LSM / LSMR Association
    LSM-336 117k LSM-336 underway with the assistance of two tugs, date and place unknown. USS LSM / LSMR Association
    LSM-336 74k LSM-336 underway, date and place unknown. USS LSM / LSMR Association
    LSM-336 53k LSM-336 underway, date and place unknown. USS LSM / LSMR Association

    The DANFS history extract for LSM-336 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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