Dock Landing Ship

LSD 17   -   USS Catamount




USS Catamount (LSD 17)

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: March 31, 1970

Fate: Struck from the Naval Register, October 15, 1976.
Final Disposition: sold for scrap by the Defense Reutilization and Marketing Service (DRMS) for $178,148.15 to Max Rouse & Sons, Beverly Hills, California. Scrapped.






> 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 Catamount (LSD 17):