Allied Warships

HMS LST 173 (LST 173)

Tank landing ship of the LST (Mk 2) class

NavyThe Royal Navy
TypeTank landing ship
ClassLST (Mk 2) 
PennantLST 173 
Built byMissouri Valley Bridge and Iron Co. (Evansville, Indiana, U.S.A.) 
Ordered 
Laid down24 Dec 1942 
Launched24 Apr 1943 
Commissioned24 Dec 1944 
End service 
History 
Former nameUSS LST 173

Commands listed for HMS LST 173 (LST 173)

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CommanderFromTo
1T/A/Lt.Cdr. Harry Gordon George Greatorex Riches, RNVR21 Dec 194412 Aug 1945
2T/A/Lt.Cdr. Joseph Lionel Laity, RNR12 Aug 1945early 1946

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