Allied Warships

USS LST 499 (LST 499)

Tank landing ship of the LST (Mk 2) class

NavyThe US Navy
TypeTank landing ship
ClassLST (Mk 2) 
PennantLST 499 
Built byMissouri Valley Bridge and Iron Co. (Evansville, Indiana, U.S.A.) 
Ordered9 Mar 1943 
Laid down3 Sep 1943 
Launched5 Nov 1943 
Commissioned10 Jan 1944 
Lost8 Jun 1944 
Loss position49° 30'N, 1° 10'W

Mined and sunk off Normandy, France in position 49º30'N, 01º10'W.


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