Allied Warships

USS LST 79 (LST 79)

Tank landing ship of the LST (Mk 2) class

NavyThe US Navy
TypeTank landing ship
ClassLST (Mk 2) 
PennantLST 79 
Built byJeffersonville Boat and Machine Co. (Jeffersonville, Indiana, U.S.A.) 
Ordered15 Jan 1942 
Laid down28 Feb 1943 
Launched8 May 1943 
End service 

Never commissioned into the United States Navy.
Transferred to the Royal Navy upon completion.
Sunk by German torpedo aircraft at Ajaccio, Corsica, France on 30 September 1943.

Career notesTo the Royal Navy as LST 79

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