Allied Warships

HMS LST 423 (LST 423)

Tank landing ship of the LST (Mk 2) class

NavyThe Royal Navy
TypeTank landing ship
ClassLST (Mk 2) 
PennantLST 423 
Built byBethlehem-Fairfield Shipyard Inc. (Baltimore, Maryland, U.S.A.) 
Laid down1 Dec 1942 
Launched14 Jan 1943 
Commissioned24 Feb 1943 
End service10 Jun 1946 

Decommissioned and returned to the USN on 10 June 1946.

Former nameUSS LST 423

Commands listed for HMS LST 423 (LST 423)

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1T/A/Lt.Cdr. William Millington Thomson, RNRAug 194315 Mar 1944
2Lt.Cdr. Ronald Maudslay Naylor, RNR15 Mar 1944early 1945

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