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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 - World War II Victory Medal - Navy Occupation Service Medal (with Asia clasp)
LSM-1 Class Landing Ship Medium:
Laid down, 13 January 1945, at Brown Shipbuilding Co., Houston, TX.
Launched 3 February 1945
Commissioned USS LSM-464, 9 March 1945, LT. Samuel S. Eure USNR in command
During World War II USS LSM-464 was assigned to the Asiatic-Pacific Theater
Following World War II USS LSM-464 was assigned to Occupation and China service in the Far East for the following periods:
Decommissioned, 10 October 1947
Struck from the Naval Register in 1947
Final Disposition, sold, 23 December 1947, to Foss Launch & Tug Co., Seattle, WA., converted to a barge, named Chikoot, scrapped after 1980
Navy Occupation Service Medal
China Service Medal (extended)
|20 September 1945 to 29 November 1945||
|21 October 1946 to 20 April 1947||21 October 1946 to 20 April 1947
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-464 moored forward of YO-77 at Shanghai, China in 1946.
||Herbert Jordan QM/SM3c YO-77
||USS LSM-464 underway in San Francisco Bay, 1945-46.
US Navy photo # NH 83277 from the collections of the US Naval Historical Center, courtesy D.M. McPherson, 1975.
|USS LSM / LSMR Association
||USS LSM-464 moored to a buoy with other LSMs, at San Diego, CA., date unknown.
A Ted Stone photo.
|USS LSM / LSMR Association
||USS LSM-464 moored, date and location unknown
The history extract for USS LSM-464 is from LSM-LSMR Amphibious Forces, Vol. II. Paducah, Kentucky: Turner Publishing Company, © 1997. (ISBN 1-56311-389-9).
|01||LT. Eure, Samuel S., USNR||9 March 1945|
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Last Updated 29 September 2017
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