Allied Warships

USS LST 553 (LST 553)

Tank landing ship of the LST (Mk 2) class

NavyThe US Navy
TypeTank landing ship
ClassLST (Mk 2) 
PennantLST 553 
Built byMissouri Valley Bridge and Iron Co. (Evansville, Indiana, U.S.A.) 
Ordered2 Aug 1943 
Laid down21 Jan 1944 
Launched16 Mar 1944 
Commissioned22 Apr 1944 
End service13 Feb 1947 

Decommissioned on 13 February 1947.


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