Allied Warships

USS Casa Grande (LSD 13)

Dock landing ship of the Casa Grande class

NavyThe US Navy
TypeDock landing ship
ClassCasa Grande 
PennantLSD 13 
Built byNewport News Shipbuilding and Dry Dock Co. (Newport News, Virginia, U.S.A.) 
Laid down22 Nov 1943 
Launched11 Apr 1944 
Commissioned5 Jun 1944 
End service6 Oct 1969 

Decommissioned on 6 October 1969.
Sold to be broken up for scrap on 6 April 1992.


Commands listed for USS Casa Grande (LSD 13)

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1Lt.Cdr. Fred E. Strumm, USN5 Jun 1944Jan 1946 (1)
2Cdr. Benjamin Cornelius Fulghum, USNJan 194628 Feb 1946 (1)
3Cdr. Bernhard Maxwell Kassell, USN28 Feb 194623 Oct 1946 (1)

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