Allied Warships

USS Cascade (AD 16)

Destroyer tender

USS Cascade (AD-16). US National Archives photo.

NavyThe US Navy
TypeDestroyer tender
Class[No specific class] 
PennantAD 16 
Built byWestern Pipe & Steel Co. (San Francisco, California, U.S.A.) 
Laid down7 Jul 1941 
Launched6 Jun 1942 
Commissioned12 Mar 1943 
End service22 Sep 1974 

Displacement: 9260 BRT
Length: 492 feet
Complement: 826
Armament: 1 5" guns, 4 3" AA guns (4x1) Speed: 18 kts

Decommissioned on 12 February 1947
Recommissioned on 5 April 1951
Decommissioned on 22 November 1974
Sticken on 23 November 1974
sold to be broken up for scrap on 1 October 1975


Commands listed for USS Cascade (AD 16)

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1T/Capt. Samuel Burr Ogden, USN12 Mar 194310 May 1944 (1)
2T/Capt. Herbert Kenneth Gates, USN10 May 194424 Dec 1945 (1)

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