Allied Warships

USS LST 740 (LST 740)

Tank landing ship of the LST (Mk 2) class

NavyThe US Navy
TypeTank landing ship
ClassLST (Mk 2) 
PennantLST 740 
Built byDravo Corp. (Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, U.S.A.) 
Ordered16 Sep 1943 
Laid down12 Feb 1944 
Launched8 Apr 1944 
Commissioned15 May 1944 
End service8 Mar 1946 

Decommissioned on 8 March 1946.
Sold on 14 June 1948.


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