Allied Warships

HMS LST 427 (LST 427)

Tank landing ship of the LST (Mk 2) class

NavyThe Royal Navy
TypeTank landing ship
ClassLST (Mk 2) 
PennantLST 427 
Built byBethlehem-Fairfield Shipyard Inc. (Baltimore, Maryland, U.S.A.) 
Laid down22 Nov 1942 
Launched19 Dec 1942 
Commissioned16 Feb 1943 
End service11 Apr 1946 

Decommissioned and returned to the USN on 11 April 1946.

Former nameUSS LST 427

Commands listed for HMS LST 427 (LST 427)

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1W G E D Rawlinson, RNRJun 194310 Jul 1943
2T/Lt. William Roy Gordon Carling, RNR10 Jul 1943mid 1944
3K M Mitchell, RNVRmid 19449 Nov 1944
4T/A/Lt.Cdr. Vernon Elsom, RNR9 Nov 194423 Jan 1946

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