Allied Warships

HMS LST 408 (LST 408)

Tank landing ship of the LST (Mk 2) class

NavyThe Royal Navy
TypeTank landing ship
ClassLST (Mk 2) 
PennantLST 408 
Built byBethlehem-Fairfield Shipyard Inc. (Baltimore, Maryland, U.S.A.) 
Laid down9 Sep 1942 
Launched31 Oct 1942 
Commissioned23 Dec 1942 
End service4 May 1946 

Decommissioned and returned to the USN on 4 May 1946.

Former nameUSS LST 408

Commands listed for HMS LST 408 (LST 408)

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1Lt. Alfred Laidlow Nelson, RNRJul 1943mid 1943
2T/A/Lt.Cdr. Robert Cook, RNRmid 1943Mar 1946

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