Allied Warships

HMS LST 280 (LST 280)

Tank landing ship of the LST (Mk 2) class

NavyThe Royal Navy
TypeTank landing ship
ClassLST (Mk 2) 
PennantLST 280 
Built byAmerican Bridge Co. (Ambridge, Pennsylvania, U.S.A.) 
Ordered 
Laid down16 Jul 1943 
Launched26 Sep 1943 
Commissioned26 Oct 1944 
End service13 Apr 1946 
History

Decommissioned and returned to the USN on 13 April 1946.

 
Former nameUSS LST 280

Commands listed for HMS LST 280 (LST 280)

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CommanderFromTo
1T/A/Lt.Cdr. Robert Arthur Eldridge, RNR21 Oct 194418 May 1945
2T/A/Lt.Cdr. Harry Stanley Clune, RNR18 May 1945early 1946

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