Allied Warships

HMS LST 429 (LST 429)

Tank landing ship of the LST (Mk 2) class

NavyThe Royal Navy
TypeTank landing ship
ClassLST (Mk 2) 
PennantLST 429 
Built byBethlehem-Fairfield Shipyard Inc. (Baltimore, Maryland, U.S.A.) 
Laid down16 Nov 1942 
Launched11 Jan 1943 
Commissioned20 Feb 1943 
Lost3 Jul 1943 
Loss position33° 05'N, 11° 52'E

HMS LST 429 was lost due to a fire in the Mediterranean north-west of Zuwarah, Libya in position 33º05'N, 11º52'E

Former nameUSS LST 429

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