Allied Warships

HMS LST 63 (LST 63)

Tank landing ship of the LST (Mk 2) class

NavyThe Royal Navy
TypeTank landing ship
ClassLST (Mk 2) 
PennantLST 63 
Built byJeffersonville Boat and Machine Co. (Jeffersonville, Indiana, U.S.A.) 
Laid down5 Aug 1942 
Launched19 Dec 1942 
Commissioned29 Mar 1943 
End service17 Dec 1945 

Decommissioned and returned to the USN on 17 December 1945.

Former nameUSS LST 63

Commands listed for HMS LST 63 (LST 63)

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1A/Lt.Cdr. Archibald Ross Wheeler, RNR1 Feb 194312 Jun 1943
2T/A/Lt.Cdr. Vernon Elsom, RNR12 Jun 194320 Sep 1944
3A D B Trevor, RNVR20 Sep 194412 Feb 1945
4T/A/Lt.Cdr. Alan George Roberts, DSC, RNR12 Feb 194512 Aug 1945
5T/A/Lt.Cdr. Archibald Henry Frogbrook, RNR12 Aug 194517 Dec 1945

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