USS LST 342 (LST 342)
Tank landing ship of the LST (Mk 2) class
|Navy||The US Navy|
|Type||Tank landing ship|
|Class||LST (Mk 2)|
|Built by||Norfolk Navy Yard (Portsmouth, Virginia, U.S.A.)|
|Ordered||20 May 1942|
|Laid down||21 Aug 1942|
|Launched||8 Nov 1942|
|Commissioned||31 Dec 1942|
|Lost||18 Jul 1943|
|Loss position||9° 03'S, 158° 11'E|
Torpedoed and sunk on 18 July 1943 by the Japanese submarine RO-106 south-east of New Georgia, Solomon Islands in position 09º03'S, 158º11'E.
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