Allied Warships

USS LST 261 (LST 261)

Tank landing ship of the LST (Mk 2) class

NavyThe US Navy
TypeTank landing ship
ClassLST (Mk 2) 
PennantLST 261 
Built byAmerican Bridge Co. (Ambridge, Pennsylvania, U.S.A.) 
Ordered15 Feb 1942 
Laid down7 Sep 1942 
Launched23 Jan 1943 
Commissioned22 May 1943 
End service22 Feb 1946 

Decommissioned on 22 February 1946.
Sold on 10 November 1947.


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