USS Colonial (LSD 18)
Dock landing ship of the Casa Grande class
|Navy||The US Navy|
|Type||Dock landing ship|
|Built by||Newport News Shipbuilding and Dry Dock Co. (Newport News, Virginia, U.S.A.)|
|Laid down||21 Aug 1944|
|Launched||28 Feb 1945|
|Commissioned||15 May 1945|
|End service||4 Sep 1970|
Decommissioned on 4 September 1970.
Commands listed for USS Colonial (LSD 18)
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|1||Lt.Cdr. John A Paterson, USNR||15 May 1945||5 Jul 1947 (1)|
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