Allied Warships

USS Ashland (LSD 1)

Dock landing ship of the Ashland class

NavyThe US Navy
TypeDock landing ship
PennantLSD 1 
Built byMoore Dry Dock Co. (Oakland, California, U.S.A.) 
Ordered28 Dec 1941 
Laid down22 Jun 1942 
Launched21 Dec 1942 
Commissioned5 Jun 1943 
End service22 Nov 1969 

Decommissioned on 22 November 1969.
Sold to be broken up for scrap on 15 May 1970.


Commands listed for USS Ashland (LSD 1)

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1Lt.Cdr. Francis J. Harris, USN5 Jun 194313 Jun 1943 (1)
2T/Capt. Clarence Lee Connor Atkeson, USN13 Jun 194330 Jun 1944 (1)
3Lt.Cdr. William A. Caughey, USNR30 Jun 194421 May 1945 (1)
4Lt.Cdr. Thomas E. Hatch, USN21 May 194530 Aug 1946 (1)

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