Allied Warships

USS Comstock (LSD 19)

Dock landing ship of the Casa Grande class

NavyThe US Navy
TypeDock landing ship
ClassCasa Grande 
PennantLSD 19 
Built byNewport News Shipbuilding and Dry Dock Co. (Newport News, Virginia, U.S.A.) 
Laid down3 Jan 1945 
Launched28 Apr 1945 
Commissioned2 Jul 1945 
End service20 Apr 1970 

Decommissioned on 20 April 1970.
Sold to be broken up for scrap on 1 October 1984.
Not scrapped but purchased by the Taiwanese Navy in 1985.
As of 2006 still in service as Tung Hai.


Commands listed for USS Comstock (LSD 19)

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1Lt.Cdr. John C Rochester, USNR2 Jul 1945mid 1946 (1)

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