Allied Warships

USS LST 490 (LST 490)

Tank landing ship of the LST (Mk 2) class

NavyThe US Navy
TypeTank landing ship
ClassLST (Mk 2) 
PennantLST 490 
Built byKaiser Cargo, Inc. (Richmond, California, U.S.A.) 
Ordered25 May 1942 
Laid down24 Jan 1943 
Launched3 Apr 1943 
Commissioned20 Aug 1943 
End service15 Nov 1946 

Completed as landing craft repair ship USS Agenor (ARL 3).
Decommissioned on 15 November 1946.
Transferred to Taiwan in 1957.


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