Dock Landing Ship

LSD 20   -   USS Donner




USS Donner (LSD 20)

US Navy photo

Type, Class:


Dock Landing Ship; Casa Grande - class;



Boston Naval Shipyard, Boston, Massachusetts, USA



Laid down: unk.

Launched: April 6, 1945

Commissioned: July 31, 1945

Decommissioned: August 12, 1949

Laid up in the Atlantic Reserve Fleet
Recommissioned: September 15, 1950
Decommissioned: unk.
Struck from the Naval Register, November 1, 1976
Laid up in the National Defense Reserve Fleet, James River, Fort Eustis, Virginia.
Removed for the National Defense Reserve Fleet, James River by towing, 10 June 2005.
Final Disposition: scrapped at All Star Medals, Brownsville, Texas.






> 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 Donner (LSD 20):