HMS LST 404 (LST 404)
Tank landing ship of the LST (Mk 2) class
|Navy||The Royal Navy|
|Type||Tank landing ship|
|Class||LST (Mk 2)|
|Built by||Bethlehem-Fairfield Shipyard Inc. (Baltimore, Maryland, U.S.A.)|
|Laid down||27 Aug 1942|
|Launched||28 Oct 1942|
|Commissioned||16 Dec 1942|
|Lost||15 Aug 1944|
While in service with the Royal Navy LST 404 was torpedoed and damaged on 15 August 1944 by the German submarine U-741 about 35 nautical miles south-east of St. Catherine’s Point in position 50º02'N, 00º38'W. The damaged ship was towed to Lee-on-Solent and declared a total loss after breaking in two.
|Former name||USS LST 404|
Commands listed for HMS LST 404 (LST 404)
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|1||A/Lt.Cdr. (retired) Henry Bruff Shaw, RNR||Jun 1943||15 Aug 1944|
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