Allied Warships

HMS LST 160 (LST 160)

Tank landing ship of the LST (Mk 2) class

NavyThe Royal Navy
TypeTank landing ship
ClassLST (Mk 2) 
PennantLST 160 
Built byMissouri Valley Bridge and Iron Co. (Evansville, Indiana, U.S.A.) 
Ordered 
Laid down21 Jul 1942 
Launched30 Nov 1942 
Commissioned10 Mar 1943 
End service4 May 1946 
History

Decommissioned on 4 May 1946.
Returned to the USN on 1 June 1946.

 
Former nameUSS LST 160

Commands listed for HMS LST 160 (LST 160)

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CommanderFromTo
1A/Lt.Cdr. William Cairns Wilson, RNRAug 1943May 1944
2T/A/Lt.Cdr. John Irvine Murray, RNRMay 194414 Jan 1945
3L Hutchinson, RNR14 Jan 19454 Jun 1945
4A/Lt.Cdr. Joseph Tinsley Sheffield, RD, RNR4 Jun 19451 Oct 1945

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