Allied Warships

USS LST 859 (LST 859)

Tank landing ship of the LST (Mk 2) class

NavyThe US Navy
TypeTank landing ship
ClassLST (Mk 2) 
PennantLST 859 
Built byChicago Bridge and Iron Co. (Seneca, Illinois, U.S.A.) 
Ordered9 Dec 1943 
Laid down26 Sep 1944 
Launched15 Dec 1944 
Commissioned6 Jan 1945 
End service15 Aug 1958 

Decommissioned on 15 August 1958 and transferred to Taiwan.


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