Allied Warships

USS LST 314 (LST 314)

Tank landing ship of the LST (Mk 2) class

NavyThe US Navy
TypeTank landing ship
ClassLST (Mk 2) 
PennantLST 314 
Built byNew York Navy Yard (New York, New York, U.S.A.) 
Ordered20 May 1942 
Laid down7 Sep 1942 
Launched30 Dec 1942 
Commissioned15 Jan 1943 
Lost9 Jun 1944 
Loss position49.43N, 00.52W
History

Torpedoed and sunk in the Seine Bay about 30 nautical miles east of Cherbourg, France in position 49º43'N, 00º52'W during an attack by the German motor torpedo boats S 172, S 174, S 175 and S 187.

 

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