Allied Warships

HMS LST 538 (LST 538)

Tank landing ship of the LST (Mk 2) class

NavyThe Royal Navy
TypeTank landing ship
ClassLST (Mk 2) 
PennantLST 538 
Built byMissouri Valley Bridge and Iron Co. (Evansville, Indiana, U.S.A.) 
Ordered 
Laid down29 Oct 1943 
Launched5 Jan 1944 
Commissioned21 Oct 1944 
End serviceMar 1946 
History

Decommissioned and returned to the USN in March 1946.

 
Former nameUSS LST 538

Commands listed for HMS LST 538 (LST 538)

Please note that we're still working on this section.

CommanderFromTo
1H T M Birley, RNVR21 Oct 19447 Feb 1945
2T/A/Lt.Cdr. William Duncan Ward Wright, RNR7 Feb 1945Mar 1946

You can help improve our commands section
Click here to Submit events/comments/updates for this vessel.
Please use this if you spot mistakes or want to improve this ships page.


Return to the Allied Warships section