Allied Warships

USS LST 243 (LST 243)

Tank landing ship of the LST (Mk 2) class

NavyThe US Navy
TypeTank landing ship
ClassLST (Mk 2) 
PennantLST 243 
Built byMissouri Valley Bridge and Iron Co. (Evansville, Indiana, U.S.A.) 
Ordered16 Apr 1942 
Laid down26 Apr 1943 
Launched9 Jul 1943 
Commissioned9 Aug 1943 
End service9 Jan 1946 

Decommissioned on 9 January 1946.
Sold on 2 April 1948.


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