Allied Warships

HMS LST 362 (LST 362)

Tank landing ship of the LST (Mk 2) class

NavyThe Royal Navy
TypeTank landing ship
ClassLST (Mk 2) 
PennantLST 362 
Built byBethlehem Shipbuilding Corp. (Quincy, Massachusetts, U.S.A.) 
Laid down10 Aug 1942 
Launched10 Oct 1942 
Commissioned16 Nov 1942 
Lost2 Mar 1944 
Loss position48° 00'N, 17° 23'W

At 0250hrs on 2 March 1944 the German U-boat U-744 torpedoes and sinks HMS LST 362 detached from the combined convoy MKS-40/SL-149 in the North Atlantic about 370 nautical miles south-west of Cape Clear in position 48º00'N, 17º23'W.


Hit by U-boat
Sunk on 2 Mar 1944 by U-744 (Blischke).

U-boat AttackSee our U-boat attack entry for the HMS LST 362
Former nameUSS LST 362

Commands listed for HMS LST 362 (LST 362)

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1Lt.Cdr. Reginald Harry Andrew Clark, RD, RNRJun 19432 Mar 1944

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