Allied Warships

USS LST 562 (LST 562)

Tank landing ship of the LST (Mk 2) class

NavyThe US Navy
TypeTank landing ship
ClassLST (Mk 2) 
PennantLST 562 
Built byMissouri Valley Bridge and Iron Co. (Evansville, Indiana, U.S.A.) 
Ordered2 Aug 1943 
Laid down28 Feb 1944 
Launched28 Apr 1944 
Commissioned18 May 1944 
End service21 May 1946 

Decommissioned on 21 May 1946.
Sold on 19 April 1948.


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