Allied Warships

Medium landing ship (Rocket)s

LSM(R) 188 class

12 ships

Technical information

TypeMedium landing ship (Rocket)
Displacement1175 BRT 
Length203 feet (oa) 
Complement5+76 men 
Armament1 5" DP gun
2 40mm AA (1x2)
3 20mm AA (3x1)
rocket launchers 
Max speed13 knots
EnginesDiesel engines, 2 shafts 
Notes on classModified LSM's. Fitted with rocket launchers to provide close in support during amphibious landings. 


All ships of the LSM(R) 188 class


US Navy (more on US Navy)

USS LSM(R) 188 (LSM(R) 188)
USS LSM(R) 189 (LSM(R) 189)
USS LSM(R) 190 (LSM(R) 190) Lost on 4 May 1945
USS LSM(R) 191 (LSM(R) 191)
USS LSM(R) 192 (LSM(R) 192)
USS LSM(R) 193 (LSM(R) 193)
USS LSM(R) 194 (LSM(R) 194) Lost on 4 May 1945
USS LSM(R) 195 (LSM(R) 195) Lost on 3 May 1945
USS LSM(R) 196 (LSM(R) 196)
USS LSM(R) 197 (LSM(R) 197)
USS LSM(R) 198 (LSM(R) 198)
USS LSM(R) 199 (LSM(R) 199)


12 Medium landing ship (Rocket)s of the LSM(R) 188 class. 3 of them were lost.

See all Medium landing ship (Rocket) classes.


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