Allied Warships

USS LST 520 (LST 520)

Tank landing ship of the LST (Mk 2) class

NavyThe US Navy
TypeTank landing ship
ClassLST (Mk 2) 
PennantLST 520 
Built byChicago Bridge and Iron Co. (Seneca, Illinois, U.S.A.) 
Ordered12 Jun 1943 
Laid down24 Sep 1943 
Launched31 Jan 1944 
Commissioned28 Feb 1944 
End service13 Jan 1946 

Decommissioned on 13 January 1946.
Transferred to Taiwan on 1 October 1958.


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