HMS LST 415 (LST 415)
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||29 Oct 1942|
|Launched||21 Nov 1942|
|Commissioned||19 Jan 1943|
|Lost||16 Jan 1945|
LST 415 was torpedoed and damaged by a German motor torpedo boat on 16 January 1945 off the Tongue lightvessel and beached.
|Former name||USS LST 415|
Commands listed for HMS LST 415 (LST 415)
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|1||T/A/Lt.Cdr. Samuel Rayer, DSC, OBE, RNR||13 Mar 1943||26 May 1943|
|2||A/Cdr. Christoper Bryan Stracey Clitherow, RN||26 May 1943||Apr 1944|
|3||T/A/Lt.Cdr. Harry Cecil Gaffney, RNR||Apr 1944||mid 1944|
|4||T/A/Lt.Cdr. Arthur Vivian King Gilbey, RNR||mid 1944||27 Feb 1945|
|5||T/A/Lt.Cdr. Denzil Richard Cranley Onslow, RNR||27 Feb 1945||15 Apr 1945|
|6||T/Lt. Reginald William Tiffen, RNR||15 Apr 1945||late 1945|
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