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HMS Thruster (1942) LST  (2nd)

    
This the second ship to carry the name HMS Thruster was a tank landing ship.

Built by Harland & Wolff and launched 24-Sep-1942.

One of three Mk1 LST's which were the first purpose built ships of the type.

Fitted as a fighter direction ship for the Normandy invasion 1944.

Transferred to the Dutch Navy 1945.

Won the Battle Honours: Sicily 1943, Salerno 1943, Anzio 1944, South France 1944 and Aegean 1944.

 

Other HMS Thruster
- 1st  HMS Thruster
- 2nd HMS Thruster
- 3rd HMS Thruster

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This page last edited - 02 December, 2012.

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