Allied Warships

USS LST 228 (LST 228)

Tank landing ship of the LST (Mk 2) class

NavyThe US Navy
TypeTank landing ship
ClassLST (Mk 2) 
PennantLST 228 
Built byChicago Bridge and Iron Co. (Seneca, Illinois, U.S.A.) 
Ordered23 Mar 1942 
Laid down20 May 1943 
Launched25 Sep 1943 
Commissioned25 Oct 1943 
Lost19 Jan 1944 
Loss position38.39N, 27.12W
History

Grounded off the Azores in position 38º39'N, 27º12'W.
Deemed beyond salvage.

 

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