Dock Landing Ship

LSD 29   -   USS Plymouth Rock




USS Plymouth Rock (LSD 29)

US Navy photo

Type, Class:


Dock Landing Ship; Thomaston - class;



Ingalls Shipbuilding, Pascagoula, Mississippi, USA



Laid down: May 4, 1953

Launched: May 7, 1954

Commissioned: November 29, 1954

Decommissioned: September 30, 1983


Custody transferred to MARAD.
Laid up in the National Defense Reserve Fleet.
Struck from the Naval Register, February 24, 1992.
Final Disposition: sold by MARAD for scrap

to Peck Recycling, Richmond, Virginia, August 25, 1995.






> 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 Plymouth Rock (LSD 29):