HMS LST 8 (LST 8)
Tank landing ship of the LST (Mk 2) class
|Navy||The Royal Navy|
|Type||Tank landing ship|
|Class||LST (Mk 2)|
|Built by||Dravo Corp. (Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, U.S.A.)|
|Laid down||26 Jul 1942|
|Launched||29 Oct 1942|
|Commissioned||23 Mar 1943|
|End service||4 May 1946|
Decommissioned on 4 May 1946 and returned to the USN on 1 June 1946.
|Former name||USS LST 8|
Commands listed for HMS LST 8 (LST 8)
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|1||W Denne, RNR||Jun 1943||10 Oct 1943|
|2||T/A/Lt.Cdr. Robert Robertson Taylor, RNR||10 Oct 1943||18 Dec 1944|
|3||T/A/Lt.Cdr. Leslie Bertram Merrick, RNR||18 Dec 1944||Apr 1945|
|4||William Leslie St George Wynn Cawthorn, RNR||1 Apr 1945||Sep 1945|
|5||T/A/Lt.Cdr. Edward Winebloom, RNVR||Sep 1945||1 Jun 1946|
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