Allied Warships

USS LST 158 (LST 158)

Tank landing ship of the LST (Mk 2) class

NavyThe US Navy
TypeTank landing ship
ClassLST (Mk 2) 
PennantLST 158 
Built byMissouri Valley Bridge and Iron Co. (Evansville, Indiana, U.S.A.) 
Ordered11 Feb 1942 
Laid down11 Jul 1942 
Launched16 Nov 1942 
Commissioned10 Feb 1943 
Lost11 Jul 1943 
Loss position37.05N, 13.55E
History

Heavily damaged by German aircraft of Licata, Sicily, Italy in position 37º05'N, 13º55'E. Abandoned and sunk.

 

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