Dock Landing Ship

LSD 28   -   USS Thomaston




USS Thomaston (LSD 28)

US Navy photo

Type, Class:


Dock Landing Ship; Thomaston - class;



Ingalls Shipbuilding, Pascagoula, Mississippi, USA



Laid down:

Launched: February 9, 1954

Commissioned: September 17, 1954

Decommissioned: September 5, 1984


Struck from the Naval Register, February 2, 1992
Laid up in the National Defense Reserve Fleet, under temporary custody of the Maritime Administration (MARAD).
Final Disposition: sold, September 29, 1995 by MARAD to Pegasus Inc.
Repossessed by the Navy, July 1, 1997.
Permanent custody reassigned to MARAD, November 18, 1998 for lay up in the National Defense Reserve Fleet, Suisun Bay Benecia, California and placed on sale list.






> see history, below;

Ship's Motto:



Technical Data:

(Measures, Propulsion,

Armament, Aviation, etc.)


see: INFO > Dock Landing Ship / Thomaston - class


ship images


Photo credits: US Navy, US Naval Historical Center


Namesake & History:



USS Thomaston (LSD 28):