Allied Warships

USS LST 538 (LST 538)

Tank landing ship of the LST (Mk 2) class

NavyThe US Navy
TypeTank landing ship
ClassLST (Mk 2) 
PennantLST 538 
Built byMissouri Valley Bridge and Iron Co. (Evansville, Indiana, U.S.A.) 
Ordered19 Jun 1943 
Laid down29 Oct 1943 
Launched5 Jan 1944 
Commissioned14 Feb 1944 
End service 1944 
History

Transferred to the Royal Navy in 1944.
Returned to the USN in March 1946.
Sold on 5 December 1947.

 
Career notesTo the Royal Navy as LST 538

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