Dictionary of American Naval Fighting Ships

Office of the Chief of Naval Operations
Naval History Division • Washington


LST-270 was laid down on 13 January 1943 at Ambridge, Pa., by the American Bridge Co.; launched on 18 July 1943; sponsored by Mrs. R.D. Seagraves; and commissioned on 8 September 1943, Lt. O.W. Barber in command.

During World War II, LST-270 was assigned to the Asiatic-Pacific theater and participated in the following operations:

LST-270 was sold on 12 May 1950.

LST-270 earned four battle stars for World War II service.

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