Allied Warships

USS LST 501 (LST 501)

Tank landing ship of the LST (Mk 2) class

NavyThe US Navy
TypeTank landing ship
ClassLST (Mk 2) 
PennantLST 501 
Built byJeffersonville Boat and Machine Co. (Jeffersonville, Indiana, U.S.A.) 
Ordered19 Mar 1943 
Laid down30 Jun 1943 
Launched22 Sep 1943 
Commissioned26 Nov 1943 
End service20 Aug 1947 

Decommissioned on 20 August 1947.
Sold on 7 May 1948.


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