USS LST 472 (LST 472)
Tank landing ship of the LST (Mk 2) class
|Navy||The US Navy|
|Type||Tank landing ship|
|Class||LST (Mk 2)|
|Built by||Kaiser Shipbuilding Co. (Vancouver, Washington, U.S.A.)|
|Ordered||25 May 1942|
|Laid down||31 Oct 1942|
|Launched||7 Dec 1942|
|Commissioned||13 Mar 1943|
|Lost||15 Dec 1944|
|Loss position||12.19N, 121.05E|
Damaged by a Japanese kamikaze aircraft during the landings at Mindoro, Philippines. Scuttled by USS Hall in position 12º19'N, 121º05'E.
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