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Awards, Citations and Campaign Ribbons
Precedence of awards is from left to right
American Campaign Medal - Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal - World War II Victory Medal
LSM-1 Class Landing Ship Medium:
Laid down, 25 November 1944, at Dravo Corporation, Wilmington, DE.
Launched, 12 January 1945
Commissioned USS LSM-428, 28 March 1945, LT. Bernardo Nosworthy USNR in command
During World War II USS LSM-428 was assigned to the Asiatic-Pacific Theater:
LSM Flotilla Thirteen, LCDR C. L. Weigle USN (27);
LSM Group Thirty-Nine, LCDR. J. M. Rose;
LSM Division Seventy-Eight;
Decommissioned, 19 June 1946
Struck from the Naval Register, date unknown
Final Disposition, sold for scrapping, 13 January 1948, to Fairbanks Morse & Co., Chicago, IL.
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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||LSM-428 launch at Dravo Corporation, Wilmington, DE., 12 January 1945.
||USS LSM / LSMR Association
||USS LSM-428 beached at Marcus Island while unloading , early 1946.
||Joe Perez to the USS LSM / LSMR Association
The history extract for USS LSM-428 is from LSM-LSMR Amphibious Forces, Vol. II. Paducah, Kentucky: Turner Publishing Company, © 1997. (ISBN 1-56311-389-9).
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