Allied Warships

HMS LST 79 (LST 79)

Tank landing ship of the LST (Mk 2) class

NavyThe Royal Navy
TypeTank landing ship
ClassLST (Mk 2) 
PennantLST 79 
Built byJeffersonville Boat and Machine Co. (Jeffersonville, Indiana, U.S.A.) 
Laid down28 Feb 1943 
Launched8 May 1943 
Commissioned17 Jul 1943 
Lost30 Sep 1943 

Torpedoed and sunk at Ajaccio, Corsica, France.

Former nameUSS LST 79

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