Dock Landing Ship

LSD 25   -   USS San Marcos




USS San Marcos (LSD 25)

US Navy photo

Type, Class:


Dock Landing Ship; Casa Grande - class;



Philadelphia Navy Yard, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA



Laid down: September 1, 1944

Launched: January 10, 1945

Commissioned: April 15, 1945

Decommissioned: December 19, 1947

Laid up in the Pacific Reserve Fleet, San Diego Group.
Recommissioned: January 26, 1951
Decommissioned: July 1, 1971 and simultaneously turned over to Spain,

renamed TA-31 SPS Galicia, renumbered L 31 SPS Galicia circa 1980.
Sold outright to Spain and struck from the Naval Register, 1 August 1974.
Struck from the Spanish Navy list in early 1988.
Final Disposition: scrapped in 1989.






> 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 San Marcos (LSD 25):