Allied Warships

HMS LST 401 (LST 401)

Tank landing ship of the LST (Mk 2) class

NavyThe Royal Navy
TypeTank landing ship
ClassLST (Mk 2) 
PennantLST 401 
Built byBethlehem-Fairfield Shipyard Inc. (Baltimore, Maryland, U.S.A.) 
Laid down17 Aug 1942 
Launched16 Oct 1942 
Commissioned30 Nov 1942 
End service7 Mar 1946 

Decommissioned and returned to the USN on 7 March 1946.

Former nameUSS LST 401

Commands listed for HMS LST 401 (LST 401)

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1A/Lt.Cdr. George Manley Dixon, RANVR7 Jul 1943Aug 1943
2Lt.Cdr. Thomas Martin Devitt, RNRAug 19432 Jan 1945
3C E Kirby, RNR2 Jan 194511 Sep 1945
4T/A/Lt.Cdr. Henry Ogle Morris, RNR11 Sep 1945late 1945

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