Allied Warships

HMS LST 199 (LST 199)

Tank landing ship of the LST (Mk 2) class

NavyThe Royal Navy
TypeTank landing ship
ClassLST (Mk 2) 
PennantLST 199 
Built byChicago Bridge and Iron Co. (Seneca, Illinois, U.S.A.) 
Ordered 
Laid down27 Jun 1942 
Launched7 Feb 1943 
Commissioned20 Mar 1943 
End service23 Jan 1946 
HistorySunk on 27 March 1946.

 
Former nameUSS LST 199

Commands listed for HMS LST 199 (LST 199)

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CommanderFromTo
1Cdr. George Charles Henry Noakes, RD, RNRJun 194323 Aug 1943
2T/A/Lt.Cdr. Harry Cecil Gaffney, RNR23 Aug 194311 Apr 1944
3A/Cdr. Christoper Bryan Stracey Clitherow, RN11 Apr 1944Jul 1945
4Cdr. (retired) Martyn Butt Sherwood, DSO, RNJul 19451 Oct 1945

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