Allied Warships

USS LST 738 (LST 738)

Tank landing ship of the LST (Mk 2) class

NavyThe US Navy
TypeTank landing ship
ClassLST (Mk 2) 
PennantLST 738 
Built byDravo Corp. (Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, U.S.A.) 
Ordered16 Sep 1943 
Laid down20 Feb 1944 
Launched1 Apr 1944 
Commissioned9 May 1944 
Lost15 Dec 1944 
Loss position12° 19'N, 121° 05'E

Damaged by a Japanese kamikaze aircraft during the landings at Mindoro, Philippines. Scuttled by USS Hall in position 12º19'N, 121º05'E.


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