Allied Warships

HMS Thruster (F 131)

Tank landing ship of the LST (Mk 1) class

NavyThe Royal Navy
TypeTank landing ship
ClassLST (Mk 1) 
PennantF 131 
Built byHarland & Wolff (Belfast, Northern Ireland)  
Ordered6 Mar 1941 
Laid down31 Jul 1941 
Launched24 Sep 1942 
Commissioned28 Jan 1943 
End service 

Became a fighter direction ship in 1944.
Transferred to the Royal Netherlands Navy in 1947.


Commands listed for HMS Thruster (F 131)

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1A/Lt.Cdr. Ralph Eric Baldwin-Wiseman, RNR26 Oct 194214 Jun 1943
2A W McMullan, RNR14 Jun 1943mid 1945

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