LAMOURE COUNTY LST 883

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Ship Name and Designation History

This section lists the names and designations that the ship had during its lifetime. The list is in chronological order.

    LST-542 Class Tank Landing Ship
    Keel Laid November 16 1944 - Launched December 30 1944

  1. USS LST-883
    Commissioned January 23 1945 - Decommissioned April 20 1946

    Struck from Naval Register April 20 1946
    Trasferred to U.S. Army June 28 1946

  2. USAT LST-883
    Commissioned 1946 - Decommissioned 1950
    Reacquired by U.S. Navy July 1 1950

  3. USS LST-883
    Recommissioned July 1 1950

  4. USS LAMOURE COUNTY LST-883
    Named July 1 1955
    Decommissioned December 7 1959

    Struck from Naval Register January 1 1960
    Sold November 30 1960 to Zidell Explorations Corp. for scrap

Naval Covers

This section lists active links to the pages displaying covers associated with the ship. There should be a separate set of pages for each name of the ship (for example, Bushnell AG-32 / Sumner AGS-5 are different names for the same ship so there should be one set of pages for Bushnell and one set for Sumner). Covers should be presented in chronological order (or as best as can be determined).

Since a ship may have many covers, they may be split among many pages so it doesn't take forever for the pages to load. Each page link should be accompanied by a date range for covers on that page.

  1. Covers Page 1     (DATE RANGE)

 

Postmarks

This section lists examples of the postmarks used by the ship. There should be a separate set of postmarks for each name and/or commissioning period. Within each set, the postmarks should be listed in order of their classification type. If more than one postmark has the same classification, then they should be further sorted by date of earliest known usage.

A postmark should not be included unless accompanied by a close-up image and/or an image of a cover showing that postmark. Date ranges MUST be based ONLY ON COVERS IN THE MUSEUM and are expected to change as more covers are added.
 
>>> If you have a better example for any of the postmarks, please feel free to replace the existing example.


 

Postmark Type
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Killer Bar Text

Postmark
Date
Thumbnail Link To
Postmark Image
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Cover Image



 

NO LST-883 / LAMOURE COUNTY POSTMARKS
AVAILABLE AT THIS TIME

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Other Information

LST-883 received one battle star for World War II service and seven battle stars for Korean War service

Awards, Citations and Campaign Ribbons...
American Campaign Medal - Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal (1) - World War II Victory Medal - National Defense Service Medal - Korean Service Medal (7) - United Nations Service Medal - Philippines Liberation Medal - Republic of Korea War Service Medal (retroactive)

NAMESAKE - LaMoure County, North Dakota

 


 

If you have images or information to add to this page, then either contact the Curator or edit this page yourself and add it. See Editing Ship Pages for detailed information on editing this page.

 


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