Allied Warships

USS LST 53 (LST 53)

Tank landing ship of the LST (Mk 2) class

NavyThe US Navy
TypeTank landing ship
ClassLST (Mk 2) 
PennantLST 53 
Built byDravo Corp. (Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, U.S.A.) 
Ordered23 Jan 1942 
Laid down24 Sep 1943 
Launched6 Nov 1943 
Commissioned21 Dec 1943 
End service 

Transferred South Korea in May 1955 being renamed Chang Su.


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