Allied Warships

HMS LST 217 (LST 217)

Tank landing ship of the LST (Mk 2) class

NavyThe Royal Navy
TypeTank landing ship
ClassLST (Mk 2) 
PennantLST 217 
Built byChicago Bridge and Iron Co. (Seneca, Illinois, U.S.A.) 
Laid down2 Feb 1943 
Launched13 Jul 1943 
Commissioned7 Aug 1943 
End service 

Converted to Fighter Direction Tender FDT 217.
Returned to the USN on 12 February 1946.

Former nameUSS LST 217

Commands listed for HMS LST 217 (LST 217)

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1T/A/Lt.Cdr. Frederick Arthur Smyth, RNR17 Jan 194412 Feb 1946

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