Allied Warships

HMS LST 402 (LST 402)

Tank landing ship of the LST (Mk 2) class

NavyThe Royal Navy
TypeTank landing ship
ClassLST (Mk 2) 
PennantLST 402 
Built byBethlehem-Fairfield Shipyard Inc. (Baltimore, Maryland, U.S.A.) 
Laid down21 Aug 1942 
Launched9 Oct 1942 
Commissioned9 Dec 1942 
End service24 Sep 1946 

Decommissioned and returned to the USN on 24 September 1946.

Former nameUSS LST 402

Commands listed for HMS LST 402 (LST 402)

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1A/Lt.Cdr. Herbert Eric Sprigge, RNRJun 1943early 1945

2T/A/Lt.Cdr. Douglas Blair Orr, RNVR16 Jul 19456 Aug 1945
3N U Hussey, RNR6 Aug 194524 Oct 1945

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