Allied Warships

USS LSM 130 (LSM 130)

Medium landing ship of the LSM class

NavyThe US Navy
TypeMedium landing ship
PennantLSM 130 
Built byCharleston Navy Yard (Charleston, South Carolina, U.S.A.) 
Ordered15 Sep 1943 
Laid down1 Mar 1944 
Launched12 Apr 1944 
Commissioned20 May 1944 
End service31 May 1946 

Decommissioned on 31 May 1946
Stricken on 19 June 1946
Sold in November 1946


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Notable events involving LSM 130 include:

8 Oct 1944
The ship departed Norfolk, Va on its way to service in the Pacific. (1)

20 Oct 1944
The ship departed Key West, Florida after a short lay-over. (1)

1 Nov 1944
The ship departed Coco Solo, Panama Canal Zone after a short lay-over. (1)

29 Nov 1944
The ship departed Bora Bora. Commanding Officer was Lt jg Lowell R Mapes, USNR, who commanded the ship from commissioning through the end of the war. Executive officer was Ens. Griffin T. Garnett, USNR Both officers received promotions of one grade during the war. (1)

10 Dec 1944
The ship departed Espirito Santo Island. (1)


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