Allied Warships

USS LST 447 (LST 447)

Tank landing ship of the LST (Mk 2) class

NavyThe US Navy
TypeTank landing ship
ClassLST (Mk 2) 
PennantLST 447 
Built byKaiser Shipbuilding Co. (Vancouver, Washington, U.S.A.) 
Ordered25 May 1942 
Laid down10 Jul 1942 
Launched22 Sep 1942 
Commissioned13 Dec 1942 
Lost7 Apr 1945 
Loss position26° 09'N, 127° 18'E
History

Sunk by Japanese Kamikaze aircraft off Kerama Retto (near Okinawa) in position 26º09'N, 127º18'E.

 

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