USS LST 282 (LST 282)
Tank landing ship of the LST (Mk 2) class
|Navy||The US Navy|
|Type||Tank landing ship|
|Class||LST (Mk 2)|
|Built by||American Bridge Co. (Ambridge, Pennsylvania, U.S.A.)|
|Ordered||15 Feb 1942|
|Laid down||12 Jul 1943|
|Launched||3 Oct 1943|
|Commissioned||12 Nov 1943|
|Lost||15 Aug 1944|
|Loss position||43° 25'N, 6° 50'E|
LST 282 was heavly damaged by a German glider bomb while taking part in the landings on the coast of southern France. LST 282 was beached and abandoned in position 43º25'N, 06º50'E.
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