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USS LSM 398 after conversion to a trials ship during an inclining experiment on 5 April 1954.
USS Mississippi (AG 129) is in the left background.
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Class: HUNTING (EAG 398, ex AG 156)
Design: Navy LSM 1
Displacement (tons): #,###
Dimensions (feet): ###.#' x ##.#' x ##.#'
Original armament: 4-5"/38
Later armaments: (19xx) 4-20mm
Complement: ###
Speed (kts.): ##.#
Propulsion (HP): #,###
Machinery: turbines, # screw

Construction:
EAGNameReclasBuilderKeelLaunchComm
398HUNTING6 Jan 1957NSY Charleston18 Dec 19446 Jan 1945COM/SRV

Disposition:
EAGNameTDecommStrikeDisposalFateMA Sale
398HUNTINGDECOM1 Nov 196226 Jul 1963Navy sale--

Class Notes:
On 1 Jan 19## CNO directed the construction of ....

Ship Notes:
EAGNameMANotes
398HUNTINGEAG-398 (ex-LSM-398, completed 6 Aug 1945), conversion to trials ship completed ca. April 1954, reclassified EAG 398 6 Jan 1957 (was to have been AG 156 but the LSM number was retained) and, since AGs had names, named HUNTING (EAG 398) for an island in South Carolina on 13 Jul 1957.

Page Notes:
Compiled: 18 Oct 2021
© Stephen S. Roberts, 2021
Sources: DB, Maroon