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Royal Navy History Commissioned into the Royal Navy as HM LST-301, 14 November 1942 Sailed from Halifax, Nova Scotia in convoy SC 113, 16 December 1942 Arrived in the United Kingdom, 1 January 1943 HM LST-301 was assigned to the European Theater and participated in the following campaigns: Sicilian occupation, July-August 1943 Salerno landings, September 1943 Reggio, September 1943 West Coast of Italy operations-1944 - Anzio-Nettuno advanced landings, January-March 1944 Invasion of Normandy, June 1944 Operated in shuttle service between Tilbury, Ostend and Antwerp Various repairs at Cowes, Portsmouth, Thames and Devonport Paid off New York and returned to US Navy custody, 20 March 1946.
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|200k||LST-301 launching, 15 November 1942. The first LST built by Navy Yard Boston, the ship never served in the US Navy.
Designated HM LST-301, she was transferred to the United Kingdom for the duration of World War II.
US Navy photo, Commandant 1st Naval District,
|70k||HM LST-301 landing her cargo of tanks and soft skinned vehicles on a Caribbean island beach, date and location unknown.||Robert Hurst|
|65k||HM LST-301 during trials with VLR (Vehicle Loading Ramp) in and around the Portland and Weymourh England areas, circa 1943.||Robert Hurst|
|36k||HM LST-301 during trials with VLR (Vehicle Loading Ramp) in and around the Portland and Weymourh England areas, circa 1943.||Robert Hurst|
|301k||HM LST-301 unloading MT (motor transports), date and location unknown.
Imperial War Museum Ministry of Defense Foxhill Collection of Ship Photographs, Photo No. © IWM(FL 7237)
|89k||Pen and ink drawing of HM LST-301 unloading someplace in Italy.||Ed Storey|
|67k||HM LST-301 and HM LST-406 unloading while beached at Gold Beach, Normandy, June 1944.||William Fraser USS LST-208|
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