Allied Warships

HMS LST 238 (LST 238)

Tank landing ship of the LST (Mk 2) class

NavyThe Royal Navy
TypeTank landing ship
ClassLST (Mk 2) 
PennantLST 238 
Built byMissouri Valley Bridge and Iron Co. (Evansville, Indiana, U.S.A.) 
Laid down5 Mar 1943 
Launched13 Jun 1943 
Commissioned16 Jul 1943 
End service12 Feb 1946 

Decommissioned on 12 February 1946 and returned to the USN the next day.

Former nameUSS LST 238

Commands listed for HMS LST 238 (LST 238)

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1T/A/Lt.Cdr. John Malcolm Cunningham, RNRFeb 19448 Aug 1945
2T/A/Lt.Cdr. Stanley Rodger Pearson, RNVR8 Aug 194512 Feb 1946

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