Allied Warships

HMS LST 239 (LST 239)

Tank landing ship of the LST (Mk 2) class

NavyThe Royal Navy
TypeTank landing ship
ClassLST (Mk 2) 
PennantLST 239 
Built byMissouri Valley Bridge and Iron Co. (Evansville, Indiana, U.S.A.) 
Laid down6 Mar 1943 
Launched18 Jun 1943 
Commissioned19 Jul 1943 
End service14 Feb 1946 

Decommissioned and returned to the USN on 14 February 1946.

Former nameUSS LST 238

Commands listed for HMS LST 239 (LST 239)

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1F Dyer, RNR3 Sep 194315 Jan 1944
2T/A/Lt.Cdr. Charles Robert Hodder, RNR15 Jan 194414 Apr 1944
3Lt.Cdr. George Austin Moore, RD, RNR14 Apr 19445 Jan 1945
4A/Lt.Cdr. John Mackay, RNR5 Jan 19458 Aug 1945
5T/Lt. Stanley Grant Fowler, RNR8 Aug 194514 Feb 1946

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