Allied Warships

HMS LST 80 (LST 80)

Tank landing ship of the LST (Mk 2) class

NavyThe Royal Navy
TypeTank landing ship
ClassLST (Mk 2) 
PennantLST 80 
Built byJeffersonville Boat and Machine Co. (Jeffersonville, Indiana, U.S.A.) 
Laid down16 Mar 1943 
Launched18 May 1943 
Commissioned19 Jul 1943 
Lost20 Mar 1945 

HMS LST 80 (T/A/Lt.Cdr. Frederick Arthur Smyth, RNR) was mined and sunk off Ostend, Belgium.

Former nameUSS LST 80

Commands listed for HMS LST 80 (LST 80)

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1A/Lt.Cdr. (retired) Claude Burnaby Onslow Shorter, RNR14 Oct 194318 Mar 1944
2T/A/Lt.Cdr. Alfred George Palmer, RNR18 Mar 19448 Apr 1944
3T/Lt. Thomas Herbert Lowe, RNRAug 1944Aug 1944
4T/A/Lt.Cdr. Frederick Arthur Smyth, RNRAug 194420 Mar 1945 (+)

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