HMS LST 421 (LST 421)
Tank landing ship of the LST (Mk 2) class
|Navy||The Royal Navy|
|Type||Tank landing ship|
|Class||LST (Mk 2)|
|Built by||Bethlehem-Fairfield Shipyard Inc. (Baltimore, Maryland, U.S.A.)|
|Laid down||11 Nov 1942|
|Launched||5 Dec 1942|
|Commissioned||26 Jan 1943|
|End service||29 Nov 1946|
Decommissioned and returned to the USN on 29 November 1946.
|Former name||USS LST 421|
Commands listed for HMS LST 421 (LST 421)
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|1||T/A/Lt.Cdr. John Varcoe Machin, RNR||Aug 1943||Late 1944|
|2||T/A/Lt.Cdr. Thomas Frank Penney, RNR||late 1944||late 1945|
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