USS LST 563 (LST 563)
Tank landing ship of the LST (Mk 2) class
|Navy||The US Navy|
|Type||Tank landing ship|
|Class||LST (Mk 2)|
|Built by||Missouri Valley Bridge and Iron Co. (Evansville, Indiana, U.S.A.)|
|Ordered||2 Aug 1943|
|Laid down||4 Mar 1944|
|Launched||1 May 1944|
|Commissioned||20 May 1944|
|Lost||9 Feb 1945|
|Loss position||10° 18'N, 109° 13'W|
Grounded on 21 December 1944 at Clipperton Island in approximate position 10º18'N, 109º13'W.
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