Allied Warships

HMS LST 305 (LST 305)

Tank landing ship of the LST (Mk 2) class

NavyThe Royal Navy
TypeTank landing ship
ClassLST (Mk 2) 
PennantLST 305 
Built byBoston Navy Yard (Boston, Massachusetts, U.S.A.) 
Laid down24 Jul 1942 
Launched10 Oct 1942 
Commissioned7 Dec 1942 
Lost20 Feb 1944 
Loss position41° 14'N, 12° 31'E

Torpedoed and sunk on 20 February 1944 by the German submarine U-230 off Anzio, Italy in position 41º14'N, 12º31'E.


Hit by U-boat
Sunk on 20 Feb 1944 by U-230 (Siegmann).

U-boat AttackSee our U-boat attack entry for the HMS LST 305
Former nameUSS LST 305

Commands listed for HMS LST 305 (LST 305)

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1A/Lt.Cdr. Ronald Maudslay Naylor, RNRApr 194320 Feb 1944

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Media links

U-Boat Attack Logs

Daniel Morgan and Bruce Taylor
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