Amphibious-Warfare Ships (LST) Built in WWII

Most recent update: March 6, 2015.


Canadian construction of LSTs was focused on the needs of WWII.  As a result, all these boats were built for the RN.  If anyone has any corrections or additions to this table, please send them to timcolton@aol.com

CN Name Built for Pennant # Shipbuilder Location Yard # Tons Contracted Completed Disposition
948 HMS LST 3501 RN L.3501 Canadian Vickers Montreal QC 200 3,065 1-Feb-44 19-May-45 To Australia 1946 as Labuan, scrapped 1955
949 HMS LST 3502 RN L.3502 Canadian Vickers Montreal QC 201 3,065 1-Feb-44 16-May-45 To Greece 1947 as Strymon, scrapped 1962
950 HMS LST 3503 RN L.3503 Canadian Vickers Montreal QC 202 3,065 1-Feb-44 5-May-45 To Greece 1947 as Achelos, scrapped 1971
951 HMS LST 3504 RN L.3504 Canadian Vickers Montreal QC 203 3,065 1-Feb-44 25-May-45 Renamed Pursuer 1947, to MoWT as Empire Tern, scrapped 1969
952 HMS LST 3505 RN L.3505 Canadian Vickers Montreal QC 204 3,065 1-Feb-44 20-Jun-45 Renamed Ravager 1947, scrapped 1971
953 HMS LST 3506 RN L.3506 Canadian Vickers Montreal QC 205 3,065 1-Feb-44 25-Jul-45 To Greece 1947 as Pinois, scrapped 1972
962 HMS LST 3507 RN L.3507 Davie Shipbuilding Lauzon QC 562 3,065 1-Feb-44 15-May-45 To MoWT as Empire Gaelic 1954, Rjev 1962, scrapped 1970
963 HMS LST 3508 RN L.3508 Davie Shipbuilding Lauzon QC 563 3,065 1-Feb-44 7-Jun-45 Renamed Searcher 1947, scrapped 1949
964 HMS LST 3509 RN L.3509 Davie Shipbuilding Lauzon QC 564 3,065 1-Feb-44 22-Jun-45 To RASC as Humphrey Gale 1956
965 HMS LST 3510 RN L.3510 Davie Shipbuilding Lauzon QC 565 3,065 1-Feb-44 17-Jul-45 Renamed Slinger 1947, to MoWT as Empire Kittiwake 1962, scrapped 1968
966 HMS LST 3511 RN L.3511 Davie Shipbuilding Lauzon QC 566 3,065 1-Feb-44 14-Sep-45 Renamed Reggio 1947, scrapped 1960
967 HMS LST 3512 RN L.3512 Davie Shipbuilding Lauzon QC 567 3,065 1-Feb-44 7-Aug-45 To MoWT as Empire Celtic 1954, scrapped 1962
968 HMS LST 3513 RN L.3513 Davie Shipbuilding Lauzon QC 568 3,065 1-Feb-44 31-Aug-45 Renamed Salerno 1947, scrapped 1971
977 HMS LST 3514 RN L.3514 Yarrows Esquimalt BC 50 3,065 1-Feb-44 3-Apr-45 To India 1945, returned to RN 1947, renamed Smiter, wrecked off Portugal, scrapped
978 HMS LST 3515 RN L.3515 Yarrows Esquimalt BC 51 3,065 1-Feb-44 5-Jun-45 Renamed Stalker 1947, scrapped
979 HMS LST 3516 RN L.3516 Yarrows Esquimalt BC 52 3,065 26-Feb-44 10-Jul-45 Renamed Striker 1947, scrapped 1970
980 HMS LST 3517 RN L.3517 Yarrows Esquimalt BC 53 3,065 26-Feb-44 8-Sep-45 Renamed St. Nazaire 1947,to MoWT as Empire Skua 1956, scrapped 1967
954 HMS LST 3518 RN L.3518 Canadian Vickers Montreal QC 206 3,065 28-Apr-44 9-Aug-45 Renamed Sulva 1947, scrapped 1960
955 HMS LST 3519 RN L.3519 Canadian Vickers Montreal QC 207 3,065 28-Apr-44 21-Sep-45 To MoWT as Empire Baltic 1956, scrapped 1962
956 HMS LST 3520 RN L.3520 Canadian Vickers Montreal QC 208 3,065 28-Apr-44 25-Oct-45 Renamed Thruster 1947, to MoWT as Empire Petrel, scrapped 1968
957 HMS LST 3521 RN L.3521 Canadian Vickers Montreal QC 209 3,065 28-Apr-44   Cancelle, scuttled off Halifax 1946
969 HMS LST 3522 RN L.3522 Davie Shipbuilding Lauzon QC 569 3,065 28-Apr-44 30-Sep-45 Renamed Tracker 1947, scrapped 1970
970 HMS LST 3523 RN L.3523 Davie Shipbuilding Lauzon QC 570 3,065 28-Apr-44 1-Oct-45 Renamed Trouncer 1947, to MoWT as Empire Gull 1956, scrapped 1980
971 HMS LST 3524 RN L.3524 Davie Shipbuilding Lauzon QC 571 3,065 28-Apr-44 6-Nov-45 Renamed Trumpeter 1947, to MoWT as Empire Fulmar 1956, scrapped 1968
972 HMS LST 3525 RN L.3525 Davie Shipbuilding Lauzon QC 572 3,065 28-Apr-44 13-Nov-45 Renamed Walachern 1947, to MoWT as Empire Guillemot 1956, scrapped 1968
973 HMS LST 3526 RN L.3526 United Shipyards Montreal QC 46 3,065 28-Apr-44   Cancelled but completed as Baybranch
974 HMS LST 3527 RN L.3527 United Shipyards Montreal QC 47 3,065 28-Apr-44   Cancelled but completed as Palmbranch
975 HMS LST 3528 RN L.3528 United Shipyards Montreal QC 48 3,065 28-Apr-44   Cancelled, scrapped on slip
976 HMS LST 3529 RN L.3529 United Shipyards Montreal QC 49 3,065 28-Apr-44   Cancelled, scrapped on slip
958 HMS LST 3530 RN L.3530 Marine Industries Sorel QC 145 3,065 28-Apr-44   Cancelled but completed as Peachbranch
959 HMS LST 3531 RN L.3531 Marine Industries Sorel QC 146 3,065 28-Apr-44   Cancelled but completed as Balsambranch
960 HMS LST 3532 RN L.3532 Marine Industries Sorel QC 147 3,065 28-Apr-44 3-Nov-45 Renamed Zeebrugge 1947, scrapped 1974
961 HMS LST 3533 RN L.3533 Marine Industries Sorel QC 148 3,065 28-Apr-44   Cancelled but completed as Applebranch
981 HMS LST 3534 RN L.3534 Yarrows Esquimalt BC 54 3,065 28-Apr-44 25-Oct-45 To MoWT 1956 as Empire Cedric, scrapped 1960
982 HMS LST 3535 RN L.3535 Yarrows Esquimalt BC 55 3,065 28-Apr-44   Cancelled but completed and sold to Island Tug & Barge, then to CPR, rebuilt 1951 as Transfer No. 4, later Eclipse 109, now Spirit 109
1025 HMS LST 3536 RN L.3536 Canadian Vickers Montreal QC 214 3,065 29-Jul-44   Cancelled, scrapped on slip
1026 HMS LST 3537 RN L.3537 Canadian Vickers Montreal QC 215 3,065 29-Jul-44   Cancelled but completed as Cherrybranch
1027 HMS LST 3538 RN L.3538 Burrard Dry Dock North Vancouver BC 239 3,065 9-May-44   Cancelled but completed as Island Yarder
1028 HMS LST 3535 RN L.3539 Burrard Dry Dock North Vancouver BC 240 3,065 9-May-44   Cancelled, scrapped on slip
1029 HMS LST 3540 RN L.3540 Davie Shipbuilding Lauzon QC 573 3,065 29-Jul-44   Cancelled, scrapped on slip
1030 HMS LST 3541 RN L.3541 Burrard Dry Dock North Vancouver BC 241 3,065 9-May-44   Cancelled, scrapped on slip
1031 HMS LST 3542 RN L.3542 Burrard Dry Dock North Vancouver BC 242 3,065 9-May-44   Cancelled, scrapped on slip
1032 HMS LST 3543 RN L.3543 North Van. Ship Repairs North Vancouver BC 156 3,065 18-Jan-45   Cancelled but completed as Pacific Drydock No. 3
1033 HMS LST 3544 RN L.3544 Marine Industries Sorel QC 149 3,065 29-Jul-44   Cancelled, scrapped on slip
1034 HMS LST 3545 RN L.3545 Marine Industries Sorel QC 150 3,065 29-Jul-44   Cancelled, scrapped on slip
1035 HMS LST 3546 RN L.3546 West Coast Shipbuilders Vancouver BC 156 3,065 5-Sep-44   Cancelled but completed as Island Logger
1036 HMS LST 3547 RN L.3547 West Coast Shipbuilders Vancouver BC 157 3,065 5-Sep-44   Cancelled, scrapped on slip
1037 HMS LST 3548 RN L.3548 United Shipyards Montreal QC 50 3,065 29-Jul-44   Cancelled, scrapped on slip
1038 HMS LST 3549 RN L.3549 United Shipyards Montreal QC 51 3,065 29-Jul-44   Cancelled, scrapped on slip
1039 HMS LST 3550 RN L.3550 United Shipyards Montreal QC 52 3,065 29-Jul-44   Transferred to Davie
1040 HMS LST 3551 RN L.3551 United Shipyards Montreal QC 53 3,065 29-Jul-44   Transferred to Davie
1041 HMS LST 3552 RN L.3552 United Shipyards Montreal QC 54 3,065 29-Jul-44   Transferred to Davie
1042 HMS LST 3553 RN L.3553 Yarrows Esquimalt BC 56 3,065 29-Jul-44   Cancelled, scrapped on slip
1043 HMS LST 3554 RN L.3554 Yarrows Esquimalt BC 57 3,065 29-Jul-44   Cancelled, parts used for wing-walls of Pacific Drydock No. 3
1051 HMS LST 3555 RN L.3555 Burrard Dry Dock North Vancouver BC 244 3,065 6-Mar-45   Cancelled, scrapped on slip
1052 HMS LST 3556 RN L.3556 Burrard Dry Dock North Vancouver BC 246 3,065 6-Mar-45   Cancelled
1053 HMS LST 3557 RN L.3557 Burrard Dry Dock North Vancouver BC 248 3,065 6-Mar-45   Cancelled
1054 HMS LST 3558 RN L.3558 Burrard Dry Dock North Vancouver BC 250 3,065 6-Mar-45   Cancelled
1055 HMS LST 3559 RN L.3559 Burrard Dry Dock North Vancouver BC 252 3,065 6-Mar-45   Cancelled
1056 HMS LST 3560 RN L.3560 North Van. Ship Repairs North Vancouver BC 161 3,065 3-Mar-45   Cancelled
1057 HMS LST 3561 RN L.3561 North Van. Ship Repairs North Vancouver BC 162 3,065 3-Mar-45   Cancelled
1058 HMS LST 3562 RN L.3562 West Coast Shipbuilders Vancouver BC 158 3,065 3-Mar-45   Cancelled
1059 HMS LST 3563 RN L.3563 West Coast Shipbuilders Vancouver BC 159 3,065 3-Mar-45   Cancelled
1060 HMS LST 3564 RN L.3564 West Coast Shipbuilders Vancouver BC 160 3,065 3-Mar-45   Cancelled
1061 HMS LST 3565 RN L.3565 West Coast Shipbuilders Vancouver BC 161 3,065 3-Mar-45   Cancelled
1062 HMS LST 3566 RN L.3566 Yarrows Esquimalt BC 58 3,065 3-Mar-45   Cancelled
1063 HMS LST 3567 RN L.3567 Canadian Vickers Montreal QC 216 3,065 3-Mar-45   Cancelled, scrapped on slip
1064 HMS LST 3568 RN L.3568 Canadian Vickers Montreal QC 217 3,065 3-Mar-45   Cancelled
1065 HMS LST 3569 RN L.3569 Canadian Vickers Montreal QC 218 3,065 3-Mar-45   Cancelled
1066 HMS LST 3570 RN L.3570 Marine Industries Sorel QC 153 3,065 3-Mar-45   Cancelled, scrapped on slip
1067 HMS LST 3571 RN L.3571 Marine Industries Sorel QC 154 3,065 3-Mar-45   Cancelled, scrapped on slip
1068 HMS LST 3572 RN L.3572 Davie Shipbuilding Lauzon QC 574 3,065 3-Mar-45   Cancelled, scrapped on slip
1069 HMS LST 3573 RN L.3573 Davie Shipbuilding Lauzon QC 575 3,065 3-Mar-45   Cancelled, scrapped on slip
1070 HMS LST 3574 RN L.3574 Davie Shipbuilding Lauzon QC 576 3,065 3-Mar-45   Cancelled, scrapped on slip