Allied Warships

USS LST 616 (LST 616)

Tank landing ship of the LST (Mk 2) class

NavyThe US Navy
TypeTank landing ship
ClassLST (Mk 2) 
PennantLST 616 
Built byChicago Bridge and Iron Co. (Seneca, Illinois, U.S.A.) 
Ordered17 Jul 1943 
Laid down12 Feb 1944 
Launched12 May 1944 
Commissioned29 May 1944 
End service19 Jan 1946 

Decommissioned on 19 January 1946.


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Notable events involving LST 616 include:

25 Jul 1944
left New York in convoy HXM 301 for England and arrived 8 August. (1)

10 Sep 1944
LST-616 and LST-572 was beached on OMAHA BEACH Sept. 10-13 (1)


  1. Personal communication

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