Allied Warships

HMS LST 215 (LST 215)

Tank landing ship of the LST (Mk 2) class

NavyThe Royal Navy
TypeTank landing ship
ClassLST (Mk 2) 
PennantLST 215 
Built byChicago Bridge and Iron Co. (Seneca, Illinois, U.S.A.) 
Laid down8 Jan 1943 
Launched26 Jun 1943 
Commissioned20 Jul 1943 
End service27 Jul 1946 

Decommissioned and returned to the USN on 27 July 1946.

Former nameUSS LST 215

Commands listed for HMS LST 215 (LST 215)

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1T/Lt. Jack Bouchier Baldwin, RNR1 Nov 1943Feb 1944
2Cdr. (retired) Garth Henry Fyson Owles, DSO, DSC, RNFeb 194428 Jun 1944
3T/A/Lt.Cdr. Francis Smith, DSC, RNR28 Jun 194412 Oct 1944
4T/Lt. Geoffrey Denis Guppy, RNVR12 Oct 194427 Jul 1946

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