Allied Warships

HMS LST 159 (LST 159)

Tank landing ship of the LST (Mk 2) class

NavyThe Royal Navy
TypeTank landing ship
ClassLST (Mk 2) 
PennantLST 159 
Built byMissouri Valley Bridge and Iron Co. (Evansville, Indiana, U.S.A.) 
Laid down19 Jul 1942 
Launched21 Nov 1942 
Commissioned4 Mar 1943 
End service 

Returned to the USN on 23 April 1946.

Former nameUSS LST 159

Commands listed for HMS LST 159 (LST 159)

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1F H Evans, RNRSep 19439 Oct 1944
2T/A/Lt.Cdr. Thomas Cannan, RNR9 Oct 194423 Apr 1946

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