Allied Warships

HMS LST 12 (LST 12)

Tank landing ship of the LST (Mk 2) class

NavyThe Royal Navy
TypeTank landing ship
ClassLST (Mk 2) 
PennantLST 12 
Built byDravo Corp. (Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, U.S.A.) 
Ordered 
Laid down16 Aug 1942 
Launched7 Dec 1942 
Commissioned26 Mar 1943 
End service5 Jan 1946 
History

Decommissioned on 5 January 1946.
Returned to the USN on 5 June 1946.

 
Former nameUSS LST 12

Commands listed for HMS LST 12 (LST 12)

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CommanderFromTo
1Lt.Cdr. Henry Row, RD, RNR20 Oct 1942Jul 1943
2A/Lt.Cdr. Archibald Ross Wheeler, RNRJul 1943mid 1945
3L T Jennings, RNRmid 194510 Aug 1945
4T/A/Lt.Cdr. Geoffrey John Younghusband Thorpe, RNVR10 Aug 1945early 1946

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