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(LSMR 506: dp. 790; 1. 206'3"; b. 34'6"; dr. 7'2"; s. 13 k.; cpl. 138; a. 1 5", 4 40mm., 8 20mm., 4 4.2" m., 10
rkt.; cl. LSMR - 401)

LSMR 506 was laid down 31 March 1945 by Brown Shipbuilding Co., Inc., Houston, Tex., launched 28 April 1945 and commissioned 19 June 1945, Lt. Howard E. Moore in command.

After shakedown off the East Coast, LSMR-506 departed Portsmouth, VA. 7 August, enroute to San Diego, arriving there on the 29th. While enroute, World War II ended. LSMR-506 was assigned to Squadron 3, operating along the West Coast from San Diego. Departing 18 March 1946, LSMR 506 arrived Astoria, Oreg., 4 days later She decommissioned 20 May 1946 and entered the Pacific Reserve Fleet. While berthed with the Columbia River Group, she was named Green River 1 October 1955. Her name was struck from the Navy List 1 October 1958 and she was sold.


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