USS LSM-45 at Freedom Park, Omaha

USS LSM-45 is a LSM-1-class Landing Ship Medium, formerly of the United States Navy and the Hellenic Navy, and the last known surviving LSM in its original configuration. Currently located at Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune in North Carolina, it was donated to the Museum of the Marine by the now defunct Amphibious Ship Museum under the understanding that it would be put on display at the museum, and was towed to North Carolina in 2004 from Omaha, Nebraska. The museum decided in 2007 that the ship will not be a part of the museum and is looking for another home for the ship. There have been reports that the Museum is considering scrapping or sinking the ship as an artificial reef.

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