Allied Warships

HMS LST 62 (LST 62)

Tank landing ship of the LST (Mk 2) class

NavyThe Royal Navy
TypeTank landing ship
ClassLST (Mk 2) 
PennantLST 62 
Built byJeffersonville Boat and Machine Co. (Jeffersonville, Indiana, U.S.A.) 
Laid down5 Aug 1942 
Launched23 Nov 1942 
Commissioned4 Mar 1943 
End service10 Jun 1946 

Decommissioned and returned to the USN on 10 June 1946.

Former nameUSS LST 62

Commands listed for HMS LST 62 (LST 62)

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1T/A/Lt.Cdr. Oswald Edgar Brown, RNR1 Feb 1943Sep 1943
2T/A/Lt.Cdr. Samuel Rayer, DSC, OBE, RNRSep 194310 Aug 1944
3T/A/Lt.Cdr. Joseph Lionel Laity, RNR10 Aug 194411 Mar 1946

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