Dock Landing Ship

LSD 13   -   USS Casa Grande




USS Casa Grande (LSD 13)

US Navy photo

Type, Class:


Dock Landing Ship; Casa Grande - class;



Newport News Shipbuilding and Dry Dock Co.; Newport News, Virginia, USA



Laid down: November 11, 1943

Launched: April 11, 1944

Commissioned: June 5, 1944

Decommissioned: October 23, 1946

laid up in the Atlantic Reserve Fleet, Norfolk Group

Recommissioned: unk.

struck from the Naval Register, October 11, 1976

Final Disposition: sold for to Baxter Shipping Inc., Burbank, California; fate unknown






> see history, below;

Ship's Motto:



Technical Data:

(Measures, Propulsion,

Armament, Aviation, etc.)


see: INFO > Dock Landing Ship / Casa Grande - class


ship images


Photo credits: US Navy, US Naval Historical Center


Namesake & History:



USS Casa Grande (LSD 13):