Allied Warships

HMS LST 161 (LST 161)

Tank landing ship of the LST (Mk 2) class

NavyThe Royal Navy
TypeTank landing ship
ClassLST (Mk 2) 
PennantLST 161 
Built byMissouri Valley Bridge and Iron Co. (Evansville, Indiana, U.S.A.) 
Laid down24 Jul 1942 
Launched7 Dec 1942 
Commissioned16 Mar 1943 
End service 

Returned to the USN on 5 January 1946.

Former nameUSS LST 161

Commands listed for HMS LST 161 (LST 161)

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1Lt.Cdr. John Fox Clement, RD, RNRJun 194323 Feb 1945
2T/A/Lt.Cdr. George Pemberton, RNR23 Feb 19455 Jan 1946

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