Allied Warships

USS LST 218 (LST 218)

Tank landing ship of the LST (Mk 2) class

NavyThe US Navy
TypeTank landing ship
ClassLST (Mk 2) 
PennantLST 218 
Built byChicago Bridge and Iron Co. (Seneca, Illinois, U.S.A.) 
Ordered23 Mar 1942 
Laid down11 Feb 1943 
Launched20 Jul 1943 
Commissioned5 Aug 1943 
End service19 Jan 1946 

Decommissioned on 19 January 1946.
Transferred to South Korea on 3 May 1955.


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