Allied Warships

USS LST 72 (LST 72)

Tank landing ship of the LST (Mk 2) class

NavyThe US Navy
TypeTank landing ship
ClassLST (Mk 2) 
PennantLST 72 
Built byJeffersonville Boat and Machine Co. (Jeffersonville, Indiana, U.S.A.) 
Ordered15 Jan 1942 
Laid down20 Dec 1942 
Launched17 Mar 1943 
Commissioned5 Jun 1943 
End service4 Jun 1946 

Decommissioned on 4 June 1946.
Transferred to the Philippines on 8 June 1948.


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