Allied Warships

USS LST 577 (LST 577)

Tank landing ship of the LST (Mk 2) class

NavyThe US Navy
TypeTank landing ship
ClassLST (Mk 2) 
PennantLST 577 
Built byMissouri Valley Bridge and Iron Co. (Evansville, Indiana, U.S.A.) 
Ordered2 Aug 1943 
Laid down3 May 1944 
Launched16 Jun 1944 
Commissioned10 Jul 1944 
Lost11 Feb 1945 
Loss position08.05N, 126.17E
History

Torpedoed and damaged by the Japanese submarine RO-50 of the east coast of Mindanao, Philippines in position 08º05'N, 126º17'E. LST 577 was scuttled by the US destroyer USS Isherwood.

 

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