Allied Warships

USS LST 853 (LST 853)

Tank landing ship of the LST (Mk 2) class

NavyThe US Navy
TypeTank landing ship
ClassLST (Mk 2) 
PennantLST 853 
Built byChicago Bridge and Iron Co. (Seneca, Illinois, U.S.A.) 
Ordered9 Dec 1943 
Laid down30 Aug 1944 
Launched17 Nov 1944 
Commissioned11 Dec 1944 
End service24 Jul 1946 

Decommissioned on 24 July 1946.
Transferred to South Korea on 22 December 1958.


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