Allied Warships

USS Colonial (LSD 18)

Dock landing ship of the Casa Grande class

NavyThe US Navy
TypeDock landing ship
ClassCasa Grande 
PennantLSD 18 
Built byNewport News Shipbuilding and Dry Dock Co. (Newport News, Virginia, U.S.A.) 
Laid down21 Aug 1944 
Launched28 Feb 1945 
Commissioned15 May 1945 
End service4 Sep 1970 

Decommissioned on 4 September 1970.
Sold to be broken up for scrap on 8 September 1993.


Commands listed for USS Colonial (LSD 18)

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1Lt.Cdr. John A Paterson, USNR15 May 19455 Jul 1947 (1)

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