Allied Warships

USS LST 5 (LST 5)

Tank landing ship of the LST (Mk 2) class

NavyThe US Navy
TypeTank landing ship
ClassLST (Mk 2) 
PennantLST 5 
Built byDravo Corp. (Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, U.S.A.) 
Ordered23 Jan 1942 
Laid down12 Jul 1942 
Launched3 Oct 1942 
Commissioned22 Feb 1943 
End service17 Nov 1944 
History

Decommissioned on 17 November 1944 for transfer to the Royal Navy.
Commissioned by the Royal Navy the next day.
Returned to the USN in 1946.
Sold on 7 October 1947.

 
Career notesTo the Royal Navy as LST 5

We don't have any commands listed for USS LST 5 (LST 5)


You can help improve this page
Click here to Submit events/comments/updates for this vessel.
Please use this if you spot mistakes or want to improve this ships page.


Return to the Allied Warships section