Allied Warships

USS LST 129 (LST 129)

Tank landing ship of the LST (Mk 2) class

NavyThe US Navy
TypeTank landing ship
ClassLST (Mk 2) 
PennantLST 129 
Built byMissouri Valley Bridge and Iron Co. (Evansville, Indiana, U.S.A.) 
Ordered15 Oct 1942 
Laid down1 Jul 1943 
Launched8 Sep 1943 
Commissioned23 Oct 1943 
End service20 Jan 1945 
History

On 2 October 1944 USS LST 129 was damaged during a storm off Palau in position 06º59'N, 134º13'E.
Renamed Cohasset (IX-198) on 5 December 1944.
Decommissioned on 20 January 1945.
Sunk as target on 16 May 1946.

 

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