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Republican River

 

A river in Colorado, Kansas, and Nebraska.

 

(LSM(R) - 523: displacement 1,289 (full load); length 2115; beam 345; draft 99; speed 12 knots; complement 140; armament 1 5, 4 40mm., 8 20mm., 4 4.2 mortars, 10 5 rocket launchers; class LSM(R)-401)

 

LSM(R)-523 was laid down 5 May 1945 by Brown Shipbuilding Co., Inc., Houston, Tex.; launched 9 June 1945; and delivered 10 August 1945. LSM(R)-523 entered the Atlantic Reserve Fleet in March 1946. Named Republican River on 1 October 1955, she was struck from the Navy list on 1 February 1960.



25 September 2005