USS LST-531

DescriptionIn a D-Day training exercise named Exercise Tiger on 28 April 1944 LST-531 was torpedoed and sunk by German E-boats. Of 926 troops and crew aboard, 636 were killed and 290 survived.
Year1944
Nationaliy of ShipUnited States
Lives Lost636
Ship UseMilitary
Ship UseNavy
Peacetime or WartimeWartime
WarWorld War Two