USS LST 480 (LST 480)
Tank landing ship of the LST (Mk 2) class
|Navy||The US Navy|
|Type||Tank landing ship|
|Class||LST (Mk 2)|
|Built by||Kaiser Cargo, Inc. (Richmond, California, U.S.A.)|
|Ordered||25 May 1942|
|Laid down||31 Aug 1942|
|Launched||29 Oct 1942|
|Commissioned||3 May 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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