USS LST 348 (LST 348)
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||10 Nov 1942|
|Launched||7 Feb 1943|
|Commissioned||9 Feb 1943|
|Lost||20 Feb 1944|
|Loss position||40° 57'N, 13° 14'E|
At 01.57 hours on 20 February 1944 USS LST 348 was torpedoed by U-410 and was sunk at 02.21 hours by a coup de grâce about 40 nautical miles south of Naples, Italy in position 40º57'N, 13º14'E. The vessel was participating in the landings in Anzio-Nettuno, Operation Shingle.
Hit by U-boat
|U-boat Attack||See our U-boat attack entry for the USS LST 348|
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