USS LST 448 (LST 448)
Tank landing ship of the LST (Mk 2) class
|Navy||The US Navy|
|Type||Tank landing ship|
|Class||LST (Mk 2)|
|Built by||Kaiser Shipbuilding Co. (Vancouver, Washington, U.S.A.)|
|Ordered||25 May 1942|
|Laid down||10 Jul 1942|
|Launched||26 Sep 1942|
|Commissioned||23 Dec 1942|
|Lost||5 Oct 1943|
|Loss position||8° 03'S, 156° 43'E|
The American tank landing ship USS LST 448 (LST 448) lost on 5 Oct 1943 in position 8° 03'S, 156° 43'E.
Bombed and sunk by Japanese aircraft west of Vella Lavella, Solomon Islands in position 07º45'S, 156º30'E on 1 October 1943.
Sunk on 5 October 1943 south of Vella Gulf in position 08º03'S, 156º43'E while in tow of USS Bobolink.
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