Allied Warships

USS LST 178 (LST 178)

Tank landing ship of the LST (Mk 2) class

NavyThe US Navy
TypeTank landing ship
ClassLST (Mk 2) 
PennantLST 178 
Built byMissouri Valley Bridge and Iron Co. (Evansville, Indiana, U.S.A.) 
Ordered11 Feb 1942 
Laid down6 Feb 1943 
Launched23 May 1943 
Commissioned21 Jun 1943 
End service24 Dec 1944 
History

Decommissioned on 24 December 1944 and commissioned in the Royal Navy on the same day.
Returned to the USN on 12 December 1946.
Sold in December 1946.

 
Career notesTo the Royal Navy as LST 178

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