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RPS Oriental Mindoro (LP-68)
« on: June 25, 2017, 11:58:38 AM »
From: http://www.navsource.org/archives/10/14/14320.htm

LSM-1 Class Landing Ship Medium

Laid down, 1 May 1944, at Pullman Standard Car Manufacturing Company, Chicago, IL.
Launched, 20 July 1944 Commissioned USS LSM-320, 19 August 1944, ENS. Martin G. McConnell USN in command
Decommissioned, 6 September 1946, at Astoria, OR.
Laid up in the Pacific Reserve Fleet, Columbia River Group, Astoria
Transferred, 27 April 1962, to the Philippine Navy, named BRP Oriental Mindoro (LP-68)
Struck From the Naval Register, date unknown
Final Disposition, disposed of by the Philippine Navy in 1989, fate unknown

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Re: RPS Oriental Mindoro (LP-68)
« Reply #1 on: October 29, 2017, 11:55:04 AM »
Ex-USS LSM-320 in Philippine Naval service as BRP Oriental Mindoro (LP-68) moored at Culion Leper Colony, Culion Island, Calamian Group, Republic of the Philippines in 1966. BRP Oriental Mindoro transported passengers between Manila and Culion Island.

Photos by Diane Brown Fletcher (Peace Corps Volunteer)

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