Allied Warships

Dock landing ships

Ashland class

8 ships

The dock landing ship USS Gunston Hall (LSD 5) of the US Navy.

Technical information

TypeDock landing ship
Displacement7930 BRT 
Length458 feet 
Complement17 officers + 237 men 
Armament1 5" gun
12 40mm AA (2x4, 2x2)
16 20mm AA (16x1) 
Max speed17 knots
EnginesReciprocating engines, 2 shafts 
Power7400 HP 
Notes on class 

All ships of the Ashland class

US Navy US Navy (more on US Navy)

USS Ashland (LSD 1)
USS Belle Grove (LSD 2)
USS Carter Hall (LSD 3)
USS Epping Forrest (LSD 4)
USS Gunston Hall (LSD 5)
USS Lindenwald (LSD 6)
USS Oak Hill (LSD 7)
USS White Marsh (LSD 8)

8 Dock landing ships of the Ashland class.

See all Dock landing ship classes.

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