Allied Warships

USS LST 507 (LST 507)

Tank landing ship of the LST (Mk 2) class

NavyThe US Navy
TypeTank landing ship
ClassLST (Mk 2) 
PennantLST 507 
Built byJeffersonville Boat and Machine Co. (Jeffersonville, Indiana, U.S.A.) 
Ordered19 Mar 1943 
Laid down8 Sep 1943 
Launched16 Nov 1943 
Commissioned10 Jan 1944 
Lost28 Apr 1944 
Loss position50° 28'N, 2° 51'W
History

Torpedoed and sunk by German motor torpedo boats (the attackers were S-100, S-130, S-136, S-138, S-140, S-142, S-143, S-145, and S-150) at Lyme Bay, England in position 50º28'N, 02º51'W.

 

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