Allied Warships

HMS LST 157 (LST 157)

Tank landing ship of the LST (Mk 2) class

NavyThe Royal Navy
TypeTank landing ship
ClassLST (Mk 2) 
PennantLST 157 
Built byMissouri Valley Bridge and Iron Co. (Evansville, Indiana, U.S.A.) 
Laid down25 Jun 1942 
Launched31 Oct 1942 
Commissioned9 Dec 1944 
End service 

Returned to the USN on 13 April 1946.

Former nameUSS LST 157

Commands listed for HMS LST 157 (LST 157)

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1T/A/Lt.Cdr. Thomas Aubrey Ashdown, DSO, RNR2 Dec 194418 Feb 1946

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