Allied Warships

HMS LST 420 (LST 420)

Tank landing ship of the LST (Mk 2) class

NavyThe Royal Navy
TypeTank landing ship
ClassLST (Mk 2) 
PennantLST 420 
Built byBethlehem-Fairfield Shipyard Inc. (Baltimore, Maryland, U.S.A.) 
Ordered 
Laid down6 Nov 1942 
Launched5 Dec 1942 
Commissioned15 Feb 1943 
Lost7 Nov 1944 
History

Mined and sunk in the English Channel on 7 November 1944.

 
Former nameUSS LST 420

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CommanderFromTo
1A/Lt.Cdr. Joseph Frank Twite, RNRJul 194320 Jul 1944
2T/A/Lt.Cdr. Douglas Harold Everett, RNR20 Jul 19447 Nov 1944 (+)

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