Allied Warships

USS LST 404 (LST 404)

Tank landing ship of the LST (Mk 2) class

NavyThe US Navy
TypeTank landing ship
ClassLST (Mk 2) 
PennantLST 404 
Built byBethlehem-Fairfield Shipyard Inc. (Baltimore, Maryland, U.S.A.) 
Ordered25 May 1942 
Laid down27 Aug 1942 
Launched28 Oct 1942 
End service 

Never commissioned into the United States Navy.
Transferred to the Royal Navy upon completion.
While in service with the Royal Navy LST 404 was torpedoed and damaged by the German submarine U-741 about 35 nautical miles south-east of St. Catherine’s Point in position 50º02'N, 00º38'W. The damaged ship was towed to Lee-on-Solent and declared a total loss after breaking in two.

Career notesTo the Royal Navy as LST 404

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