Allied Warships

USS LST 856 (LST 856)

Tank landing ship of the LST (Mk 2) class

NavyThe US Navy
TypeTank landing ship
ClassLST (Mk 2) 
PennantLST 856 
Built byChicago Bridge and Iron Co. (Seneca, Illinois, U.S.A.) 
Ordered9 Dec 1943 
Laid down16 Sep 1944 
Launched1 Dec 1944 
Commissioned23 Dec 1944 
End service29 May 1946 

Decommissioned on 29 May 1946.
Sold on 5 May 1948.


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