Allied Warships

USS LST 518 (LST 518)

Tank landing ship of the LST (Mk 2) class

NavyThe US Navy
TypeTank landing ship
ClassLST (Mk 2) 
PennantLST 518 
Built byChicago Bridge and Iron Co. (Seneca, Illinois, U.S.A.) 
Ordered12 Jun 1943 
Laid down13 Sep 1943 
Launched20 Jan 1944 
Commissioned24 Jun 1944 
End service29 Nov 1945 

Completed as repair ship Nestor (ARB 6).
Decommissioned on 29 November 1945.
Sold in May 1947.


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