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LST-62

 

LST-62 was laid down on 5 August 1942 at Jeffersonville, Ind., by the Jeffersonville Boat & Machine Co.; launched on 23 November 1942; sponsored by Mrs. Michael Zier; and commissioned in the Royal Navy on 3 March 1943. She was returned by the United Kingdom on 10 June 1946, and she was struck from the Navy list on 19 July 1946 On 12 May 1948, she was sold to the Northern Metals Co., Philadelphia, Pa., for scrapping.