Northup Grunman Landing Ships, Docks

Newport News Asbestos Exposure

The Newport News Shipyard constructed 11 Landing Ships, Docks and repaired or overhauled many more. If you live in or around Newport News and were involved in the construction, repair or overhaul of these Landing Ships, Docks, you may have been exposed to asbestos. If you served in the United States Navy and were stationed aboard one of these Landing Ships, Docks, you are also at risk for asbestos exposure. The family members of persons exposed to asbestos are also at risk for contracting mesothelioma cancer. If you were exposed to asbestos aboard a Landing Ships, Dock at Newport News, contact our mesothelioma attorneys for a free case evaluation.

The following list is just of newly constructed Landing Ships, Docks and does not include repairs or overhauls.

Ship Name Launch Date Commision Date Length BeamDisplacement Owner

Cabildo (LSD16) Dec 28, 1944 Mar 15, 1945 457'9" 72'0" 7,498 U.S. Navy
Casa Grande (LSD13) Apr 11, 1944 Jun 5, 1944 457'9" 72'0" 7,498 U.S. Navy
Catamount (LSD17) Jan 27, 1945 Apr 9, 1945 457'9" 72'0" 7,498 U.S. Navy
Colonial (LSD18) Feb 28, 1945 May 15, 1945 457'9" 72'0" 7,498 U.S. Navy
Comstock (LSD19) Apr 28, 1945 Jul 2, 1945 457'9" 72'0" 7,498 U.S. Navy
Fastway (LSD9) May 21, 1943 Sep 14, 1943 457'9" 72'0" 7,498 U.S. Navy
Highway (LSD10) Jul 19, 1943 Oct 19, 1943 457'9" 72'0" 7,498 U.S. Navy
Northway (LSD11) Nov 18, 1943 Feb 15, 1944 457'9" 72'0" 7,498 U.S. Navy
Oceanway (LSD12) Dec 29, 1943 Mar 29, 1944 457'9" 72'0" 7,498 U.S. Navy
Rushmore (LSD14) May 10, 1944 Jul 3, 1944 457'9" 72'0" 7,498 U.S. Navy
Shadwell (LSD15) May 24, 1944 Jul 24, 1944 457'9" 72'0" 7,498 U.S. Navy

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