Allied Warships

HMS LST 65 (LST 65)

Tank landing ship of the LST (Mk 2) class

NavyThe Royal Navy
TypeTank landing ship
ClassLST (Mk 2) 
PennantLST 65 
Built byJeffersonville Boat and Machine Co. (Jeffersonville, Indiana, U.S.A.) 
Laid down14 Aug 1942 
Launched7 Dec 1942 
Commissioned18 Mar 1943 
End service5 Jan 1946 

Decommissioned and returned to the USN on 5 January 1946.

Former nameUSS LST 65

Commands listed for HMS LST 65 (LST 65)

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1Lt.Cdr. Robert Arthur Crozier, RD, RNR1 Feb 1943Aug 1943
2Lt.Cdr. (retired) Leslie Johnson Smith, RD, RNRAug 1943mid 1945

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