Allied Warships

USS LST 566 (LST 566)

Tank landing ship of the LST (Mk 2) class

NavyThe US Navy
TypeTank landing ship
ClassLST (Mk 2) 
PennantLST 566 
Built byMissouri Valley Bridge and Iron Co. (Evansville, Indiana, U.S.A.) 
Ordered2 Aug 1943 
Laid down17 Mar 1944 
Launched11 May 1944 
Commissioned29 May 1944 
End service11 Mar 1946 

Decommissioned on 11 March 1946.
Transferred to the Philippines on 13 September 1976.


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