Allied Warships

HMS St. Helier (4.255)

Landing Ship Infantry

NavyThe Royal Navy
TypeLanding Ship Infantry
Class[No specific class] 
Built byJohn Brown Shipbuilding & Engineering Company Ltd. (Clydebank, Scotland) 
Laid down 
Launched26 Mar 1925 
CommissionedApr 1941 
End service 

Completed as passenger ship in June 1925.
Requisitioned by the Royal Navy in 1941(?) and converted to an LSI(H).
Displacement: 1952 tons.
Lenght: 292 feet
Complement: 120
Machinery: 4 Boilers, 2 shafts, geared turbines, SHP 11000 = 22 knots.
Armament: 6 20mm AA (6x1)
Carried 6 LCA's and 180 troops

Returned in 1945. 

Commands listed for HMS St. Helier (4.255)

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1Lt.Cdr. Tristram Anthony Pack-Beresford, RN9 Feb 19411 Nov 1941
2Lt. Guy Kennedy Horsey, RNlate 194112 Jun 1942
3Lt.Cdr. (retired) Arthur William Bradfield, RNR12 Jun 19426 Jun 1945
4A/Lt.Cdr. (retired) Patrick Richards Brown, RD, RNR6 Jun 1945mid 1945

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