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Model Specific Information
Laid down, 17 April 1944 at Charleston Navy Yard, Charleston, S.C.
Launched, 15 May 1944
Commissioned USS LSM-141, 22 June 1944, LTjg. Edward A. Quinlan, USNR, in command
During World War II LSM-141 was assigned to the Asiatic-Pacific Theater:
LSM Flotilla Five, CDR. W. H. Carpenter USN (26);
LSM Group Thirteen, LCDR. T. F. Griswold USNR;
Following World War II USS LSM-141 was assigned to Occupation service in the Far East from 8 October to 12 November 1945
Decommissioned, 8 March 1946, at San Diego, CA.
Struck from the Naval Register, date unknown
Final Disposition, sold in November 1946, to National Metal & Steel Corp., Terminal Island, CA. for scrapping
USS LSM-141 earned one battle star for World War II service
Specifications: Displacement 520 t.(light), 743 t. (landing) 1,095 t.(fully loaded) Length 203' 6" oa Beam 34' 6" Draft light, 3' 6" forward, 7' 8" aft, fully loaded, 6' 4" forward, 8' 3" aft Speed 13.2 kts. (max.), (928 tons displacement) Complement 5 officers, 54 enlisted Armament five single 20mm gun mounts Vehicle/Boat Capacity 5 medium or 3 heavy tanks, or 6 LVT's, or 9 DUKW's Troop Capacity 2 officers, 46 enlisted Armor 10-lb. STS splinter shield to gun mounts, pilot house and conning station Propulsion two Fairbanks Morse (model 38D81/8X10, reversible with hydraulic clutch) diesels. Direct drive with 1,440 BHP each @ 720rpm, twin screws Endurance 4,900 miles @ 12kts.(928 tons displacement)
Our PlaneArts LSM-141 Landing Craft D Day Model scale model tank exhibits unique, unrivalled quality and detailed design to come as close as possible to the accuracy of the actual tank. It comes standard with a robust solid mahogany base and will be ready within about 8-10 weeks from placement of your order.
The LSM 141 model tank is made of the finest kiln dried renewable mahogany wood (commonly known as Lauan or Meranti) which has undergone many stages of carving and meticulous and careful sanding giving the beautiful finished museum quality masterpiece. Many collectors and model connoisseurs demonstrate their preference for genuine handmade mahogany wood models rather than plastic, resin or die cast (diecast) alternatives due to the overall look and totally different feel of the item - we trust you will find the same. Our craftsmen and gifted artisans ensure that our finely handcrafted model tanks match the precise blueprint details of the original vehicle. The LSM-141 model's paint scheme, markings and parts are closely matched, reflecting the original LSM . This top quality LSM 141 replica will surely enthral anyone who receives this stylish desktop display as a gift. This LSM 141 military model is for sure one of the most appropriate and desirably collectible gifts for every military tank enthusiast and avid model collector whilst also displaying a perfect resemblance to the actual LSM-141 Landing Craft D Day Model.
If you require we can also make the LSM 141 in any other miltary or private livery (or colour scheme) you require and if necesary in a different size or scale. Just email Modelbuffs us a description or photographs and we will let you have a quotation for the necessary customisation.
We can also make bespoke scale replicas of any other military tank or armored vehicle as well as an aviation jet fighter or bomber from post World War II to recent periods of conflict through to the present day. Also produced are private / civil commercial airliner or airliners, helicopter, glider, gliders with engines, military jet, warplane jets, biplane ( two wing ) and biplanes, triplane> ( three wing ) and triplanes, tail fin, spacecraft, rocket or NASA model you require in any airline, military or civilian livery or colors. We also make model airship, blimp, dirigible, boat,and ship collectibles. Wall plaque or seal for military, government or private customers. PlaneArts Wholesale and retail inquiries welcome.