Allied Warships

USS LST 500 (LST 500)

Tank landing ship of the LST (Mk 2) class

NavyThe US Navy
TypeTank landing ship
ClassLST (Mk 2) 
PennantLST 500 
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 
End service18 Jul 1947 

Decommissioned on 18 July 1947.
Sold on 20 April 1948.


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