USS LST 359 (LST 359)
Tank landing ship of the LST (Mk 2) class
|Navy||The US Navy|
|Type||Tank landing ship|
|Class||LST (Mk 2)|
|Built by||Charleston Navy Yard (Charleston, South Carolina, U.S.A.)|
|Ordered||20 May 1942|
|Laid down||21 Nov 1942|
|Launched||11 Jan 1943|
|Commissioned||9 Feb 1943|
|Lost||20 Dec 1944|
|Loss position||42° 04'N, 19° 08'W|
Torpedoed and sunk about 440 nautical miles south-west of Cape Finisterre, Spain in position 42º04'N, 19º08'E by the German submarine U-870.
Hit by U-boat
|U-boat Attack||See our U-boat attack entry for the USS LST 359|
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