HMS LST 426 (LST 426)
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||16 Nov 1942|
|Launched||11 Dec 1942|
|Commissioned||16 Feb 1943|
|End service||23 Apr 1946|
Decommissioned and returned to the USN on 23 April 1946.
|Former name||USS LST 426|
Commands listed for HMS LST 426 (LST 426)
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|1||T/A/Lt.Cdr. Arthur Leonard Defrates, RNR||16 Mar 1943||Jun 1943|
|2||T/A/Lt.Cdr. Derek Wellwood Tillett, RNR||Jun 1943||Feb 1944|
|3||T/Lt. John Francis William Fletcher, RNR||Feb 1944||Dec 1944|
|4||T/A/Lt.Cdr. Derek Wellwood Tillett, RNR||Dec 1944||28 Aug 1945|
|5||A/Lt.Cdr. Leslie Halman Davies, RNR||28 Aug 1945||27 Dec 1945|
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