Dock Landing Ship

LSD 36   -   USS Anchorage




USS Anchorage (LSD 36)

US Navy photo

Type, Class:


Dock Landing Ship; Anchorage - class;



Ingalls Shipbuilding, Pascagoula, Mississippi, USA



Laid down: March 13, 1967

Launched: May 5, 1968

Commissioned: March 15, 1969

Decommissioned: October 1, 2003

Laid up in the Pacific Reserve Fleet, San Diego Group.
Struck from the Naval Register - March 8, 2004.
Transferred to the Maritime Administration (MARAD) for disposal.
Planned transfer to Taiwan in FY 2005.

Will  replace ROCS Chung Cheng (ex-USS Comstock / LSD 19).






> see history, below;

Ship's Motto:



Technical Data:

(Measures, Propulsion,

Armament, Aviation, etc.)


see: INFO > Dock Landing Ship / Anchorage - class


ship images


Photo credits: US Navy, US Naval Historical Center


Namesake & History:



USS Anchorage (LSD 36):