Allied Warships

HMS LST 403 (LST 403)

Tank landing ship of the LST (Mk 2) class

NavyThe Royal Navy
TypeTank landing ship
ClassLST (Mk 2) 
PennantLST 403 
Built byBethlehem-Fairfield Shipyard Inc. (Baltimore, Maryland, U.S.A.) 
Laid down23 Aug 1942 
Launched24 Oct 1942 
Commissioned8 Dec 1942 
End service11 Apr 1946 

Decommissioned and returned to the USN on 11 April 1946.

Former nameUSS LST 403

Commands listed for HMS LST 403 (LST 403)

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1A/Lt.Cdr. Norman Hall, RNR22 Aug 1943May 1944
2W R G Garling, RNRMay 1944Sep 1945
3Lt.Cdr. Archibald Ross Wheeler, RNRSep 194511 Apr 1946

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