Dictionary of American Naval Fighting Ships

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

USS LST-460

LST-460 was laid down on 26 September 1942 at Vancouver, Wash., by Kaiser, Inc.; launched on 31 October 1942; and commissioned on 15 February 1943, Lt. Everett E. Weire in command.

During World War II, LST-460 was assigned to the Asiatic-Pacific theater and participated in the following operations:

LST-460 was lost in action due to an enemy aircraft attack on 21 December 1944 off Mindoro, Philippines. She was struck from the Navy list on 19 January 1945.

LST-460 earned six battle stars and the Navy Unit Commendation for World War II service.


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