Allied Warships

USS LST 1098 (LST 1098)

Tank landing ship of the LST (Mk 2) class

NavyThe US Navy
TypeTank landing ship
ClassLST (Mk 2) 
PennantLST 1098 
Built byJeffersonville Boat and Machine Co. (Jeffersonville, Indiana, U.S.A.) 
Ordered1 Apr 1944 
Laid down6 Dec 1944 
Launched27 Jan 1945 
Commissioned5 Jun 1945 
End service21 Apr 1947 

Completed as Salvage Craft Tender USS Laysan Island (ARST-1).
Decommissioned on 21 April 1947.
Sold on 1 January 1994.


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