Allied Warships

USS LST 217 (LST 217)

Tank landing ship of the LST (Mk 2) class

NavyThe US Navy
TypeTank landing ship
ClassLST (Mk 2) 
PennantLST 217 
Built byChicago Bridge and Iron Co. (Seneca, Illinois, U.S.A.) 
Ordered23 Mar 1942 
Laid down2 Feb 1943 
Launched13 Jul 1943 
Commissioned30 Jul 1943 
End service5 Aug 1943 

Decommissioned on 5 August 1943 for transfer to the Royal Navy.
Converted to a fighter direction tender being renamed FDT 217.
Returned to the USN on 12 February 1946.
Sold on 12 December 1947.

Career notesTo the Royal Navy as LST 217

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