Allied Warships

USS LST 159 (LST 159)

Tank landing ship of the LST (Mk 2) class

NavyThe US Navy
TypeTank landing ship
ClassLST (Mk 2) 
PennantLST 159 
Built byMissouri Valley Bridge and Iron Co. (Evansville, Indiana, U.S.A.) 
Ordered11 Feb 1942 
Laid down19 Jul 1942 
Launched21 Nov 1942 
Commissioned13 Feb 1943 
End service3 Mar 1943 

Decommissioned on 3 March 1943 for transfer to the Royal Navy.
Commissioned in the Royal Navy the next day.
Returned to the USN on 23 April 1946.
Sold on 27 April 1948.

Career notesTo the Royal Navy as LST 159

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