Allied Warships

USS LST 838 (LST 838)

Tank landing ship of the LST (Mk 2) class

NavyThe US Navy
TypeTank landing ship
ClassLST (Mk 2) 
PennantLST 838 
Built byAmerican Bridge Co. (Ambridge, Pennsylvania, U.S.A.) 
Ordered9 Dec 1943 
Laid down20 Sep 1944 
Launched8 Nov 1944 
Commissioned4 Dec 1944 
End service 

Transferred to Malaysia on 1 August 1974.


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