Allied Warships

USS LST 313 (LST 313)

Tank landing ship of the LST (Mk 2) class

NavyThe US Navy
TypeTank landing ship
ClassLST (Mk 2) 
PennantLST 313 
Built byNew York Navy Yard (New York, New York, U.S.A.) 
Ordered20 May 1942 
Laid down7 Sep 1942 
Launched30 Dec 1942 
Commissioned13 Jan 1943 
Lost10 Jul 1943 
Loss position37° 01'N, 14° 15'E
History

Bombed by German aircraft off Gela, Sicily in position 37º01'N, 14º15'E. Destroyed by fire.

 

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