Dock Landing Ship

LSD 16   -   USS Cabildo




USS Cabildo (LSD 16)

US Navy photo

Type, Class:


Dock Landing Ship; Casa Grande - class;



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



Laid down: unk.

Launched: December 22, 1944

Commissioned: March 15, 1945

Decommissioned: January 15, 1947

laid up in the Pacific Reserve Fleet

Recommissioned: October 5, 1950

Decommissioned: March 31, 1970

Fate: Laid up in the Pacific Reserve Fleet.
Struck from the Naval Register, October 15, 1976.
Final Disposition: utilized as a fleet target, sunk by grounding at San Nicholas Island, California in September 1985.






> 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 Cabildo (LSD 16):