Allied Warships

USS LST 597 (LST 597)

Tank landing ship of the LST (Mk 2) class

NavyThe US Navy
TypeTank landing ship
ClassLST (Mk 2) 
PennantLST 597 
Built byMissouri Valley Bridge and Iron Co. (Evansville, Indiana, U.S.A.) 
Ordered2 Aug 1943 
Laid down12 Jul 1944 
Launched28 Aug 1944 
Commissioned19 Sep 1944 
End service5 Mar 1946 

Decommissioned on 5 March 1946.
Sold on 31 May 1948.


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