Allied Warships

USS LST 497 (LST 497)

Tank landing ship of the LST (Mk 2) class

NavyThe US Navy
TypeTank landing ship
ClassLST (Mk 2) 
PennantLST 497 
Built byMissouri Valley Bridge and Iron Co. (Evansville, Indiana, U.S.A.) 
Ordered9 Mar 1943 
Laid down26 Aug 1943 
Launched27 Oct 1943 
Commissioned31 Dec 1943 
End service18 Dec 1945 

Decommissioned on 18 December 1945.
Sold on 30 January 1948.


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