HMS LST 80 (LST 80)
Tank landing ship of the LST (Mk 2) class
|Navy||The Royal Navy|
|Type||Tank landing ship|
|Class||LST (Mk 2)|
|Built by||Jeffersonville Boat and Machine Co. (Jeffersonville, Indiana, U.S.A.)|
|Laid down||16 Mar 1943|
|Launched||18 May 1943|
|Commissioned||19 Jul 1943|
|Lost||20 Mar 1945|
HMS LST 80 (T/A/Lt.Cdr. Frederick Arthur Smyth, RNR) was mined and sunk off Ostend, Belgium.
|Former name||USS LST 80|
Commands listed for HMS LST 80 (LST 80)
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|1||A/Lt.Cdr. (retired) Claude Burnaby Onslow Shorter, RNR||14 Oct 1943||18 Mar 1944|
|2||T/A/Lt.Cdr. Alfred George Palmer, RNR||18 Mar 1944||8 Apr 1944|
|3||T/Lt. Thomas Herbert Lowe, RNR||Aug 1944||Aug 1944|
|4||T/A/Lt.Cdr. Frederick Arthur Smyth, RNR||Aug 1944||20 Mar 1945 (+)|
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