Allied Warships

USS LST 971 (LST 971)

Tank landing ship of the LST (Mk 2) class

NavyThe US Navy
TypeTank landing ship
ClassLST (Mk 2) 
PennantLST 971 
Built byBethlehem-Hingham Shipyard Inc. (Hingham, Massachusetts, U.S.A.) 
Ordered9 Dec 1943 
Laid down17 Nov 1944 
Launched20 Dec 1944 
Commissioned29 May 1945 
End service5 Sep 1955 

Completed as repair ship Menelaus (ARL 13).
Decommissioned on 5 September 1955.
Sold on 28 October 1960.


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