Allied Warships

USS LST 956 (LST 956)

Tank landing ship of the LST (Mk 2) class

NavyThe US Navy
TypeTank landing ship
ClassLST (Mk 2) 
PennantLST 956 
Built byBethlehem-Hingham Shipyard Inc. (Hingham, Massachusetts, U.S.A.) 
Ordered9 Dec 1943 
Laid down11 Jul 1944 
Launched21 Aug 1944 
Commissioned10 Mar 1945 
End service29 Jan 1947 

Completed as repair ship Sarpedon (ARB 7). Decommissioned on 29 January 1947.
Sold on 1 January 1977.


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