American Landing ship
|Type:||Landing ship (LST-1)|
|Completed||1943 - Norfolk Naval Shipyard, Portsmouth VA|
|Owner||United States Navy|
|Date of attack||20 Feb 1944||Nationality: American|
|Fate||Sunk by U-410 (Horst-Arno Fenski)|
|Position||40.57N, 13.14E - Grid CJ 5934|
|Complement||? men (? dead and ? survivors).|
|History||Laid down on 10 Nov, 1942|
launched on 7 Feb, 1943
commissioned on 9 Feb, 1943
The USS LST-348 participated in the following landings: Sicily and Anzio-Nettuno. The vessel earned two battle stars and the Navy Unit Commendation for her World War 2 service.
|Notes on loss|
At 01.57 hours on 20 Feb, 1944, the USS LST-348 was torpedoed by U-410 and was sunk at 02.21 hours by a coup de grāce about 40 miles south of Naples. The vessel was participating in the landings in Anzio-Nettuno, the Operation Shingle.
|Crewlists||We have listing of 27 people who were on this vessel|
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