Dock Landing Ship

LSD 22   -   USS Fort Marion




USS Fort Marion (LSD 22)

US Navy photo

Type, Class:


Dock Landing Ship; Casa Grande - class;



Gulf Shipbuilding Corp., Chickasaw, Alabama



Laid down: unk.

Launched: May 22, 1945

Commissioned: January 29, 1946

Decommissioned: February 13, 1970

Struck from the Naval Register, October 31, 1974
Sold to the Republic of China, April 15, 1977, renamed ROCS Chen Hai (LSD-192).
Decommissioned by the Republic of China Navy in May 1999.
Final Disposition: sunk as an artificial reef, December 9, 2000.






> 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 Fort Marion (LSD 22):