Allied Warships

USS LST 291 (LST 291)

Tank landing ship of the LST (Mk 2) class

NavyThe US Navy
TypeTank landing ship
ClassLST (Mk 2) 
PennantLST 291 
Built byAmerican Bridge Co. (Ambridge, Pennsylvania, U.S.A.) 
Ordered15 Feb 1942 
Laid down25 Sep 1943 
Launched14 Nov 1943 
Commissioned22 Dec 1943 
End service18 Jun 1947 

Decommissioned on 18 June 1947.
Sunk as a target in July 1954.


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