Allied Warships

USS LST 216 (LST 216)

Tank landing ship of the LST (Mk 2) class

NavyThe US Navy
TypeTank landing ship
ClassLST (Mk 2) 
PennantLST 216 
Built byChicago Bridge and Iron Co. (Seneca, Illinois, U.S.A.) 
Ordered23 Mar 1942 
Laid down23 Jan 1943 
Launched4 Jul 1943 
Commissioned23 Jul 1943 
End service4 Aug 1943 

Decommissioned on 4 August 1943 for transfer to the Royal Navy.
Converted to a fighter direction tender being renamed FDT 216.
FDT 216 was sunk off Cherbourg by German aircraft on 7 July 1944.

Career notesTo the Royal Navy as LST 216

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