Allied Warships

USS LST 579 (LST 579)

Tank landing ship of the LST (Mk 2) class

NavyThe US Navy
TypeTank landing ship
ClassLST (Mk 2) 
PennantLST 579 
Built byMissouri Valley Bridge and Iron Co. (Evansville, Indiana, U.S.A.) 
Ordered2 Aug 1943 
Laid down4 May 1944 
Launched22 Jun 1944 
Commissioned21 Jul 1944 
End service24 Feb 1946 

Decommissioned on 24 February 1946.
Transferred to Singapore in 1976.


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