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203' 6" x 5'6" x 5' 9"
1 x 5" gun
2 x 40mm guns
3 x 20mm AA guns
75 x Mark36 rockets
30 x Mark30 rockets
(removed April 45)
Built by the Charleston Navy Yard in Charleston, S.C. Commissioned on November 21 1944 as USS LSM(R)-195 with Lt.(j.g.) William E. Woodson, USNR in command.
While rushing to the aid of USS Aaron Ward and USS Little, LSM(R)-195 was also hit by a kamikaze. The impact exploded her rockets and knocked out the fire main and auxiliary pumps. LSM(R) 195 had to be abandoned and was ripped apart by heavy explosions while it sank.
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