Allied Warships

USS LST 542 (LST 542)

Tank landing ship of the LST (Mk 2) class

NavyThe US Navy
TypeTank landing ship
ClassLST (Mk 2) 
PennantLST 542 
Built byMissouri Valley Bridge and Iron Co. (Evansville, Indiana, U.S.A.) 
Ordered2 Aug 1943 
Laid down29 Nov 1943 
Launched28 Jan 1944 
Commissioned29 Feb 1944 
End service 1956 
HistoryDecommissioned in 1956.


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