Allied Warships

USS White Marsh (LSD 8)

Dock landing ship of the Ashland class

NavyThe US Navy
TypeDock landing ship
PennantLSD 8 
Built byMoore Dry Dock Co. (Oakland, California, U.S.A.) 
Ordered28 Dec 1941 
Laid down7 Apr 1943 
Launched19 Jul 1943 
Commissioned29 Jan 1944 
End serviceSep 1956 

Decommissioned in September 1956.
Transferred to Taiwan in November 1960.


Commands listed for USS White Marsh (LSD 8)

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1Captain George Hackett Eppelman, USNR29 Jan 194417 Aug 1945 (1)
2John Vance Jewitt, Jr., USNR17 Aug 19451 Jun 1946

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