Allied Warships

HMS Empire Cutlass (F 162)

Landing Ship Infantry of the Empire Battleaxe class

NavyThe Royal Navy
TypeLanding Ship Infantry
ClassEmpire Battleaxe 
PennantF 162 
Built byConsolidated Steel (Wilmington, U.S.A.) 
Ordered 
Laid down 
Launched29 Jul 1943 
Commissioned 1944 
End service 
HistoryCompleted as Empire Cutlass for the MoWT in November 1943.
Converted to an LSI(L) in 1944.
Renamed HMS Sansovino in 1945.  

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CommanderFromTo
1Cdr. Henry Benjamin Peate, DSC, RNRJan 194526 Jun 1945
2A/Cdr. (retired) Alan Seton Winton, RD, RNR26 Jun 19456 Dec 1945

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