Allied Warships

USS LST 642 (LST 642)

Tank landing ship of the LST (Mk 2) class

NavyThe US Navy
TypeTank landing ship
ClassLST (Mk 2) 
PennantLST 642 
Built byChicago Bridge and Iron Co. (Seneca, Illinois, U.S.A.) 
Ordered17 Jul 1943 
Laid down5 Jun 1944 
Launched8 Sep 1944 
Commissioned28 Sep 1944 
End service30 Jun 1947 

Decommissioned on 30 June 1947.


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