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The Landing Ship, Medium, USS LSM-201, was built at Dravo Corporation, Wilmington, Delaware, and was commissioned on April 14, 1944.   Following her commissioning, she was assigned to the Pacific and took part in the Iwo Jima Campaign, February-March 1945.   Decommissioned on May 16, 1946, LSM-201 was sold for scrapping that November.  

A model of USS LSM-201 can be found in the America's Wars in Vietnam section at the National Museum of the U.S. Navy (Cold War Gallery).   

Image:  19-LCM-Box-471-201-3:  USS LSM-201, port view, circa 1944.   U.S. Bureau of Ships Photograph, now in the collections of the National Archives.