Allied Warships

USS LST 488 (LST 488)

Tank landing ship of the LST (Mk 2) class

NavyThe US Navy
TypeTank landing ship
ClassLST (Mk 2) 
PennantLST 488 
Built byKaiser Cargo, Inc. (Richmond, California, U.S.A.) 
Ordered25 May 1942 
Laid down11 Jan 1943 
Launched5 Mar 1943 
Commissioned24 May 1943 
End service11 Jan 1946 

Decommissioned on 11 January 1946.
Transferred to the Philippines on 15 July 1972.


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