Allied Warships

USS LST 556 (LST 556)

Tank landing ship of the LST (Mk 2) class

NavyThe US Navy
TypeTank landing ship
ClassLST (Mk 2) 
PennantLST 556 
Built byMissouri Valley Bridge and Iron Co. (Evansville, Indiana, U.S.A.) 
Ordered2 Aug 1943 
Laid down4 Feb 1944 
Launched7 Apr 1944 
Commissioned1 May 1944 
End service14 Mar 1946 

Decommissioned on 14 March 1946.
Sold on 26 April 1948.


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