Allied Warships

HMS LST 64 (LST 64)

Tank landing ship of the LST (Mk 2) class

NavyThe Royal Navy
TypeTank landing ship
ClassLST (Mk 2) 
PennantLST 64 
Built byJeffersonville Boat and Machine Co. (Jeffersonville, Indiana, U.S.A.) 
Laid down13 Aug 1942 
Launched8 Jan 1943 
Commissioned2 Apr 1943 
End service7 Jul 1944 

Grounded and damaged off Naples, Italy on 26 February 1944.
Decommissioned on 7 July 1944 and laid up.
Returned to the USN on 15 October 1945.

Former nameUSS LST 64

Commands listed for HMS LST 64 (LST 64)

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1R E J Fox, RNR1 Feb 194312 Jun 1943
2R J Candlelent, RNVR12 Jun 194323 Jun 1943
3T/A/Lt.Cdr. James Mackinnon, RNR23 Jun 1943mid 1944

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