Allied Warships

USS LST 282 (LST 282)

Tank landing ship of the LST (Mk 2) class

NavyThe US Navy
TypeTank landing ship
ClassLST (Mk 2) 
PennantLST 282 
Built byAmerican Bridge Co. (Ambridge, Pennsylvania, U.S.A.) 
Ordered15 Feb 1942 
Laid down12 Jul 1943 
Launched3 Oct 1943 
Commissioned12 Nov 1943 
Lost15 Aug 1944 
Loss position43° 25'N, 6° 50'E

LST 282 was heavly damaged by a German glider bomb while taking part in the landings on the coast of southern France. LST 282 was beached and abandoned in position 43º25'N, 06º50'E.


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