Photo Gallery

LSM 275 Photos

These photos are from the collections of Robert yates, Chuck Dubay, Ronald Garrigan, and Bobbie Gene Smith. It is believed that the photos were taken by Ensign Tapie.

 
Underway to Okinawa

LSM-275 loaded with seven Sherman (Flame Throwing) Tanks.

March 1945
At pearl Harbor

Captain McLeod (Left) and Martin, T. BM2c (Right).

February 1945
Drill at sea.

March 1945
Drawn by John (King) Keyzers. Taken at Ulithi

June 1945
LSM-275 at anchor in Ulithi.

After invasion of Okinawa

May 1945
Forward view of mast from Con.

Underway from Panama to San Diego

November, 1944
LSM-275 on the beach at Tolagi.

Sign with message from Admiral Halsey.

July 1945
Orange beach at Okinawa.

April 1945
Drill.

March 1945
Drill team at 40mm.

Underway to Okinawa.

March 1945
Drill at sea.

March 1945
Drill at sea.

March 1945
 
 

LSM 275 Crew Members

These photos are from the collections of Robert yates, Chuck Dubay, Ronald Garrigan, and Bobbie Gene Smith. It is believed that the photos were taken by Ensign Tapie.

 
Daniel D. McLeod, Lt.
Commanding Officer
USS LSM-275

Taken at Pearl Harbor
January 1945
Captain McLeod, Lt.

Pearl Harbor
January 1945
Captain McLeod, Lt.
Immediatly folowing haircut by Porter, BM2c

After leaving Pearl Harbor.
March 1945
Eugene B. Tapie, Lt.(jg)
Engineering Officer
USS LSM-275

Taken at Pearl Harbor
January 1945
James, Wisneiwski, Ens.
Russell Islands
July 1945
Mr. Tapie and Mr. Wisneiwski

Pearl Harbor
January 1945
Chauncy England, MoMM2c on the beach at Kepuhi Pt. Oahu T.H.

November, 1945
A. L. Daly, Ens.
Executive Officer
USS LSM-275

Taken at Pearl Harbor
February 1945
Left to Right
Tapie, Lt. (jg) Engineering Officer. James Wisneiwski, Ens. Fifth Officer. Daly, Ens. Executive Officer. McLeod, Lt. Commanding Officer. Souder, Ens. Communications Officer
This captain was in charge of the tank crews.
Bob Smith - Signalman
Ronald B. Garrigan (left),
Fred L. Born (right)
Glenn Bruce, MoMM 2/C
Preparing Ammo

Pearl Harbor
February, 1945
Taken August 25, 1945 in Honolulu by Keyzes.
Ford (left), Edgar Scheymayder Jr. (right)
Chuck DuBay
Chuck DuBay(left) and Gounlocks(right)
Chuck DuBay(left). The ship's Yeoman is on the right.
Robert E. Siebert, Slc
with 'Sea Bag'

September 1945.
Bobbie Gene Smith(center)
Ron Garrigan (Left)
George Picht (Right)
Goldielock (Left)
Ron Garrigan (Right)
Picht (Left)
Hartman (Center)
Born (Right)
Joe Mariano
Mr. Tapie and the tank crew on Okinawa.

April 1945
Roy Forrester Yeo2/c, and Bill Quirk EM 3/c.

Taken at Ulithi in the Carolinas.
Ron Garrigan (Left)
Goldielock (Center)
George Picht(Right)
Hartman
Chuck Dubay
Gerry Gauthier
Hartman, Garrigan, Richtarsic, ?, Picht, Born, England
Bob Smith
Preparing ammo at Pearl Harbor
George Hartmann, CEM (Left)
Clement Rojas, MoMM3c (Right)
February 1945
Preparing ammo at Pearl Harbor
(Left to right)
Jerry Gauthier, S1c
Bruce McCutcheon Phm 1c
George Picht GM 2c
Earnie Hauck MoMM 3c
Pop Garrity BM 2c
February 1945
Preparing ammo at Pearl Harbor
(Left to right)
McCutcheon, Garrity, Hauck, Picht, Shope, Hartmann, Bruce
February 1945
 
 
 

Other Ships

These photos are from the collection of Robert yates. It is believed that the photos were taken by Ensign Tapie.

 

LSM 279


Iowa Class Battleship
(Note masts from supply ship on port side of battleship)


Unknown Destroyer and Cruiser


Battleship
(Possibly USS New York)


Landing Ships
and Craft
(The LST(right) has
an LCT-6 on deck)


Off Okinawa. Transports in forground. Burning Japanese aircraft in distance.

April 1945


Off Okinawa. LST in forground. Burning Japanese aircraft in distance.

April 1945


Unknown


Transport

 
 

LSM Models

LSM Models at Patriots Point Naval Museum. Photos by Richard Kruse - Summer, 2001.