Allied Warships

USS LST 197 (LST 197)

Tank landing ship of the LST (Mk 2) class

NavyThe US Navy
TypeTank landing ship
ClassLST (Mk 2) 
PennantLST 197 
Built byChicago Bridge and Iron Co. (Seneca, Illinois, U.S.A.) 
Ordered23 Mar 1942 
Laid down15 Jun 1942 
Launched13 Dec 1942 
Commissioned5 Feb 1943 
End service5 Apr 1946 

Decommissioned on 5 April 1946.
Sold on 31 October 1947.


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