Allied Warships

USS Gunston Hall (LSD 5)

Dock landing ship of the Ashland class

NavyThe US Navy
TypeDock landing ship
PennantLSD 5 
Built byMoore Dry Dock Co. (Oakland, California, U.S.A.) 
Ordered28 Dec 1941 
Laid down28 Dec 1942 
Launched1 May 1943 
Commissioned10 Nov 1943 
End serviceMay 1970 

Decommissioned in May 1970 and transferred to Argentina.


Commands listed for USS Gunston Hall (LSD 5)

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1Dale Edmond Collins, USN10 Nov 194314 Feb 1945 (1)
2Lt. William Frost Bentley, USNR14 Feb 19459 Apr 1945 (1)
3Morgan Allen Powell, USN9 Apr 194510 Dec 1945 (1)

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