LSM(R) 509

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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.

    LSM(R) 501 Class Landing Ship Medium (Rocket)
    Keel Laid April 7 1945 - Launched May 5 1945

  1. USS LSM(R)-509
    Commissioned June 2 1945 - Decommissioned February 5 1947
    Laid up in Pacific Reserve Fleet, San Diego Group
    Named HOLSTON RIVER October 1 1955, While in reserve

    Struck from Naval Register October 1 1958
    Sold 1959 to American Shipping Co.
    Converted to barge

    Scrapped (Date unknown)

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     (1946)

 

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

Date From
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Date To
Thumbnail Link To
Postmark Image
Thumbnail Link To
Cover Image


 

Locy Type
REC'D

USCS Catalog
Illustration
CD-R3

1946-01-09

JonBurdett lsmr509 19460109 pm.jpg
JonBurdett lsmr509 19460109.jpg

Ship had no post office

 

Other Information

Awards, Citations and Campaign Ribbons...
American Campaign Medal - World War II Victory Medal

 


 

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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