Allied Warships

HMS LST 216 (LST 216)

Tank landing ship of the LST (Mk 2) class

NavyThe Royal Navy
TypeTank landing ship
ClassLST (Mk 2) 
PennantLST 216 
Built byChicago Bridge and Iron Co. (Seneca, Illinois, U.S.A.) 
Ordered 
Laid down23 Jan 1943 
Launched4 Jul 1943 
Commissioned4 Aug 1943 
Lost7 Jul 1944 
History

Converted to Fighter Direction Tender FDT 216.
HMS FDT 216 (Lt.Cdr. George Dudley Kelly, RD, RNR) was torpedoed and sunk by German aircraft off Cherbourg, France.

 
Former nameUSS LST 216

Commands listed for HMS LST 216 (LST 216)

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1Lt.Cdr. George Dudley Kelly, RD, RNRDec 19437 Jul 1944

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