LST-350 beached at Normandy
|Builder:||Norfolk Navy Yard|
|Laid down:||10 November 1942|
|Launched:||7 February 1943|
|Commissioned:||13 February 1943|
|Decommissioned:||26 May 1945|
|Struck:||12 March 1946|
|Fate:||Sold to merchant service, 2 December 1946|
|Class and type:||LST-1 class tank landing ship|
|Length:||328 ft (100 m)|
|Beam:||50 ft (15 m)|
|Propulsion:||2 × General Motors 12-567 diesel engines, two shafts, twin rudders|
|Speed:||12 knots (14 mph; 22 km/h)|
|Boats & landing |
|Troops:||14 officers, 131 enlisted men|
|Complement:||9 officers, 120 enlisted men|
|Awards:||3 battle stars|
LST-350 was laid down on 10 November 1942 at the Norfolk Navy Yard; launched on 7 February 1943; sponsored by Mrs. C. M. Terry; and commissioned on 13 February 1943.
LST-350 was redesignated landing craft repair ship USS Chandra (ARL-46) on 25 May 1945, but the redesignation was subsequently cancelled. The ship was decommissioned on 26 May 1945 and struck from the Naval Vessel Register on 12 March 1946. On 2 December 1946 she was sold to the Suwannee Steam Ship Company of Charleston, South Carolina and converted for merchant service.
LST-350 earned three battle stars for World War II service.
- "LST-350". Dictionary of American Naval Fighting Ships. Retrieved 6 May 2007.
- "LST-350 / ARL-46 Chandra". Amphibious Photo Archive. Retrieved 6 May 2007.
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