Allied Warships

USS LST 578 (LST 578)

Tank landing ship of the LST (Mk 2) class

NavyThe US Navy
TypeTank landing ship
ClassLST (Mk 2) 
PennantLST 578 
Built byMissouri Valley Bridge and Iron Co. (Evansville, Indiana, U.S.A.) 
Ordered2 Aug 1943 
Laid down4 May 1944 
Launched19 Jun 1944 
Commissioned15 Jul 1944 
End service22 Mar 1946 

Decommissioned on 22 March 1946.
Transferred to Taiwan on 21 September 1958 being renamed LST 230


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