Allied Warships

USS LSM 20 (LSM 20)

Medium landing ship of the LSM class

NavyThe US Navy
TypeMedium landing ship
ClassLSM 
PennantLSM 20 
Built byBrown Shipbuilding Co. (Houston, Texas, U.S.A.) 
Ordered15 Sep 1943 
Laid down24 Apr 1944 
Launched14 May 1944 
Commissioned16 Jun 1944 
Lost5 Dec 1944 
Loss position10° 12'N, 125° 19'E

The American medium landing ship USS LSM 20 (LSM 20) lost on 5 Dec 1944 in position 10° 12'N, 125° 19'E.

History

Hit by a Japanese Kamikaze aircraft in Surigao Strait, Philippines in position 10º12'N, 125º19'E.

 

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