Allied Warships

USS LST 491 (LST 491)

Tank landing ship of the LST (Mk 2) class

NavyThe US Navy
TypeTank landing ship
ClassLST (Mk 2) 
PennantLST 491 
Built byMissouri Valley Bridge and Iron Co. (Evansville, Indiana, U.S.A.) 
Ordered9 Mar 1943 
Laid down29 Jul 1943 
Launched23 Sep 1943 
Commissioned3 Dec 1943 
End service12 Jan 1946 

Decommissioned on 12 January 1946.
Transferred to the Philippines on 13 September 1976.


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