LSM-1-class landing ship medium
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USS LSM-152 underway after World War II.
|Type:||Amphibious warfare ship|
|Length:||203 ft 6 in (62.03 m) o/a|
|Beam:||34 ft 6 in (10.52 m)|
|Propulsion:||2 × Fairbanks-Morse (model 38D81/8X10, reversible with hydraulic clutch) diesels. Direct drive with 1,440 bhp (1,074 kW) each @ 720 rpm, twin screws|
|Speed:||13.2 knots (15.2 mph; 24.4 km/h)|
|Range:||4,900 nmi (9,100 km) at 12 kn (22 km/h)|
|Capacity:||5 medium or 3 heavy tanks, or 6 LVTs, or 9 DUKWs|
|Troops:||2 officers, 46 enlisted|
|Complement:||5 officers, 54 enlisted|
|Armament:||6 × 20 mm AA gun mounts|
|Armour:||10-lb. STS splinter shield to gun mounts, pilot house and conning station|
The class commenced with the construction of LSM-1 on 5 May 1944 and continued on through the construction and commissioning of LSM-500 on 17 May 1945.
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