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LCS(L)(3)-1 Class Landing Craft Support (Large)(Mark3):

From: http://www.navsource.org/archives/10/05/050087.htm

Laid down, 13 November 1944, at Commercial Iron Works, Portland OR.
Launched, 3 December 1944
Commissioned USS LCS(L)(3)-87, 18 December 1944, LT. Howard N. Martin USNR in command
During World War II USS LCS(L)(3)-87 was assigned to the Asiatic-Pacific Theater:
LCS(L)(3) Flotilla Four, CDR. N. Phillips USN (24);
LCS(L)(3) Group Twelve, LCDR. B. D. Voegelin USNR;
Decommissioned, date unknown
Laid up in the Pacific Reserve Fleet, Columbia River Group, Astoria, OR.
Redesignated Landing Ship Support Large USS LSSL-87, 28 February 1949
Transferred to Japan, 30 March 1953, named Hamagiku (YS-91)
Returned to US custody, date unknown
Refitted as a drone carrier in 1958
Struck from the Naval Register in 1967
USS LCS(L)(3)-87 earned one battle star for World War II service
Transferred to the Philippines 17 November 1975, for spare parts, never commissioned
Final Disposition, fate unknown



From: http://www.navsource.org/archives/10/05/050068.htm

Laid down, 9 November 1944, at Albina Engine and Machine Works Inc., Portland OR.
Launched, 7 December 1944
Commissioned USS LCS(L)(3)-68, 15 January 1945, LT. M. G, Laessig USN in Command
Following World War II USS LCS(L)(3)-68 was assigned to Occupation service in the Far East from 2 September 1945 to 20 March 1946
Decommissioned in April 1946, at Astoria, OR.
Laid up in the Astoria Group of the Pacific Reserve Fleet
Redesignated Landing Ship Support Large USS LSSL-68, 28 February 1949
Transferred, on loan, to Japan 30 June 1953, named Hamayu (439)
Returned to US custody, date unknown
Transferred to the Republic of the Philippines 17 November 1975, for spare parts, never commissioned
Struck from the Naval Register, date unknown
USS LCS(L)(3)-68 earned one battle star for World War II service
Final Disposition, fate unknown