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USS LSM-367


International Radio Call Sign:
November - Victor - November - Sierra
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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 - Navy Occupation Service Medal (with Asia clasp)


LSM-1 Class Landing Ship Medium:
  • Laid down, 2 December 1944, at Brown Shipbuilding Co., Houston, TX.
  • Launched, 23 December 1944
  • Commissioned USS LSM-367, 20 January 1945, LT. Martin A. Brown USNR in command
  • During World War II USS LSM-367 was assigned to the Asiatic-Pacific Theater:
    LSM Flotilla Thirteen, LCDR. C. L. Weigle USN (27);
    LSM Group Thirty-Seven, LCDR. W. J. Chisholm USNR;
    LSM Division Seventy-Four and participated in the following campaign:

    Asiatic-Pacific Campaign
    Campaign and Dates
    Okinawa Gunto operation
    Assault and occupation of Okinawa Gunto, 30 May to 30 June 1945

  • Following World War II USS LST-367 was assigned to Occupation service in the Far East for the following periods:

    Navy Occupation Service Medal
    20 September to 5 October 1945
    22 October to 29 November 1945
  • Decommissioned, 19 July 1946
  • Struck from the Naval Register, date unknown
  • USS LSM-367 earned one battle star for World War II service
  • Sold, December 1958, to Hugo Neu Corp., New York, N.Y.
  • Final Disposition, fate unknown
    Specifications:
    Displacement 520 t.(light), 743 t. (landing) 1,095 t.(fully loaded)
    Length 203' 6" (ovl)
    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 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
    Fuel Capacity
    Diesel 1,225 Bbls
    Troop Accommodations
    2 officers
    46 enlisted
    Armor 10-lb. STS splinter shield to gun mounts, pilot house and conning station
    Endurance 4,900 miles @ 12kts.(928 tons displacement)
    Propulsion
    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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    LSM-249 65k USS LSM-249, USS LSM-367 (second in line), USS LSM-289 and USS LSM-369 approaching the beachhead at Okinawa, circa 1 to 3 April 1945. USS LSM / LSMR Association
    LSM-249 62k USS LSM-249 and USS LSM-367 beached at Okinawa, circa 1 to 3 April 1945. USS LSM / LSMR Association
    LSM-369/289/367 51k USS LSM-369, USS LSM-289 and USS LSM-367 (just visible to starboard of USS LSM-289) head to the beach while performing occupation duty at Wakayama, Japan, September 1945. Photo by H. E. Freeman PhM/1c, LSM-116
    Now in the collection of Robert C. Lozmack, BM/2c, LSM-116 and LSM-467
    LSM-369/289/367 44k USS LSM-369, USS LSM-289 and USS LSM-367 (visible to starboard of USS LSM-289) on the beach while performing occupation duty at Wakayama, Japan, September 1945. Photo by H. E. Freeman PhM/1c, LSM-116
    Now in the collection of Robert C. Lozmack, BM/2c, LSM-116 and LSM-467
    LSM-367 64k LSM-367 beached at Wakayama, Japan, September 1945 USS LSM / LSMR Association
    LSM-367 83k USS LSM-367 under way in convoy, date and location unknown. Bill Vivian to the USS LSM / LSMR Association

    The history extract for USS LSM-367 is from LSM-LSMR Amphibious Forces, Vol. II. Paducah, Kentucky: Turner Publishing Company, © 1997. (ISBN 1-56311-389-9).
    Commanding Officers
    01LT. Brown, Martin A., USNR20 January 1945 - ?

    Crew Contact And Reunion Information
    U.S. Navy Memorial Foundation - Navy Log
    USS LSM-LSMR Association
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