Allied Warships

HMS LST 405 (LST 405)

Tank landing ship of the LST (Mk 2) class

NavyThe Royal Navy
TypeTank landing ship
ClassLST (Mk 2) 
PennantLST 405 
Built byBethlehem-Fairfield Shipyard Inc. (Baltimore, Maryland, U.S.A.) 
Laid down30 Aug 1942 
Launched31 Oct 1942 
Commissioned28 Dec 1942 
End service 

HMS LST-405 was involved in a collision with the US Transport USS General M. M. Patrick on 25 October 1945 off Colombo, Ceylon. Not repaired.

Former nameUSS LST 405

Commands listed for HMS LST 405 (LST 405)

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1A/Lt.Cdr. Joseph Tinsley Sheffield, RNRJun 194326 Mar 1945
2T/A/Lt.Cdr. Alfred Edwin Weightman, RNR26 Mar 194523 Jun 1945
3A/Lt.Cdr. Douglas Ronald Wheeler, RN23 Jun 1945mid 1945
4T/A/Lt.Cdr. James Clifford Anderson, RNRmid 1945Nov 1945

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