Allied Warships

USS LST 348 (LST 348)

Tank landing ship of the LST (Mk 2) class

NavyThe US Navy
TypeTank landing ship
ClassLST (Mk 2) 
PennantLST 348 
Built byNorfolk Navy Yard (Portsmouth, Virginia, U.S.A.) 
Ordered20 May 1942 
Laid down10 Nov 1942 
Launched7 Feb 1943 
Commissioned9 Feb 1943 
Lost20 Feb 1944 
Loss position40° 57'N, 13° 14'E
History

At 01.57 hours on 20 February 1944 USS LST 348 was torpedoed by U-410 and was sunk at 02.21 hours by a coup de grâce about 40 nautical miles south of Naples, Italy in position 40º57'N, 13º14'E. The vessel was participating in the landings in Anzio-Nettuno, Operation Shingle.

 

Hit by U-boat
Sunk on 20 Feb 1944 by U-410 (Fenski).

U-boat AttackSee our U-boat attack entry for the USS LST 348

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U-Boat Attack Logs

Daniel Morgan and Bruce Taylor


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