Allied Warships

HMS LST 163 (LST 163)

Tank landing ship of the LST (Mk 2) class

NavyThe Royal Navy
TypeTank landing ship
ClassLST (Mk 2) 
PennantLST 163 
Built byMissouri Valley Bridge and Iron Co. (Evansville, Indiana, U.S.A.) 
Laid down10 Aug 1942 
Launched4 Feb 1943 
Commissioned1 Apr 1943 
End service15 Feb 1946 

Decommissioned on 15 February 1946.
Returned to the USN on 29 November 1946.

Former nameUSS LST 163

Commands listed for HMS LST 163 (LST 163)

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1T/A/Lt.Cdr. Robert Sidney Norbury, RNRJul 194328 Mar 1944
2T/Lt. Francis Edwin Trout, RNR28 Mar 194427 Sep 1944
3T/A/Lt.Cdr. Robert William Newton, RNR27 Sep 1944mid 1945

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