Allied Warships

HMS LST 13 (LST 13)

Tank landing ship of the LST (Mk 2) class

NavyThe Royal Navy
TypeTank landing ship
ClassLST (Mk 2) 
PennantLST 13 
Built byDravo Corp. (Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, U.S.A.) 
Ordered 
Laid down1 Sep 1942 
Launched5 Jan 1943 
Commissioned3 Apr 1943 
End service 
History

Converted to Fighter Direction Tender.
Renamed FDT 13 in January 1944.
Returned to the USN on 27 February 1946.

 
Former nameUSS LST 13

Commands listed for HMS LST 13 (LST 13)

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CommanderFromTo
1Lt.Cdr. Thomas Martin Devitt, RNR20 Oct 1942Jul 1943
2Lt.Cdr. Robert Arthur Crozier, RD, RNRJul 194329 Apr 1945
3Lt.Cdr. Frederick John Storey, RD, RNR29 Apr 1945Late 1945

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