USS LST 179 (LST 179)
Tank landing ship of the LST (Mk 2) class
|Navy||The US Navy|
|Type||Tank landing ship|
|Class||LST (Mk 2)|
|Built by||Missouri Valley Bridge and Iron Co. (Evansville, Indiana, U.S.A.)|
|Ordered||11 Feb 1942|
|Laid down||7 Feb 1943|
|Launched||30 May 1943|
|Commissioned||3 Jul 1943|
|Lost||21 May 1944|
Sunk at West Loch, Pearl Harbor when mortar ammunition that was being loaded aboard LST 353 exploded.
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