Allied Warships

USS Catamount (LSD 17)

Dock landing ship of the Casa Grande class

NavyThe US Navy
TypeDock landing ship
ClassCasa Grande 
PennantLSD 17 
Built byNewport News Shipbuilding and Dry Dock Co. (Newport News, Virginia, U.S.A.) 
Laid down7 Aug 1944 
Launched27 Jan 1945 
Commissioned9 Apr 1945 
End service31 Mar 1970 

Decommissioned on 31 March 1970.
Sold to be broken up for scrap on 15 October 1975.


Commands listed for USS Catamount (LSD 17)

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1T/Capt. Chester Arthur Swafford, USN9 Apr 19459 Sep 1946 (1)

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