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LST-80

 

LST-80 was laid down on 16 March 1943 at Jeffersonville, Ind., by the Jeffersonville Boat & Machine Co.; launched on 18 May 1943; sponsored by Miss Jane G. Bonnie; and commissioned on 12 July 1943. The tank landing ship never saw active service with the United States Navy. She was transferred to the United Kingdom on 19 July 1943 and was lost in Royal Navy service in March 1945. On 11 July 1945, she was struck from the Navy list.