Photographs of the USS Cabildo (LSD-16)
during the 1940's

USS Cabildo Under Construction
Newport News Shipbuilding & Drydock Company
Newport News, VA 1944

Cabildo at Pier 88, NYC when loading boats and dredge for transportation to the Island of Guam.

1st Division USS Cabildo at morning muster.
Lt(jg) Macrone, Division Officer & Ensign White, Assistant Division Officer
circa 1945

Ensign Ensign White, 5" gun captain with gun crew
circa 1945

Disembarking POWs at Okinawa. Lt. Charles Glynn, Executive Officer with hands on hips.
September 19, 1945

Disembarking POWs at Okinawa. Exec directing traffic.
September 19, 1945

Area unknown. Full load of LCM's

At 20mm Gun

(l to r) Ensign White, Ensign Osolnik, Lt. Berry
Wakanura Wan, Japan
circa 1945

(l to r)Ensignsd Olsolnik & White
circa 1945

Conning tower and gun mount

Top row ( l to r) Bob Scanlon, unknown, Al Meister, James Guerra, John Herrick, Art Trevithick.
Bottom row (l to r) unknown, Jack Edward, Herschel Kaiser, John DeGiovanni, unknown.
The "Radio Gang" circa 1945

Charles Thomas, unknown, unknown, Meader, Frank Terry, unknown
circa 1945

(l to r) Jessee Wilson RdM1c, Charles Vaas RdM3c, George Stokem RdM3c
Leo Kerman RdM3c
circa 1945

LSM boarding Cabildo

"O" Division taken on board the Cabildo in August, 1945
Front Row (l to r) Archibald S1c(GM Striker), Maskalaris FC3c, Ed Kurkus FC3c,
Cain GM3c, Kopysinski S1c (GM Striker).
Second Row (l to r) Chuck Morrow GM2c, Looney S1c (GM Striker), Houtz GM2c,
Franzier GM2c, Penrose Fake, GM2c, Neil Scarpelli S1c (GM Striker).
Third Row (l to r) Brantley GM1c, Lt. Gordon Dewart, gunnery officer, Harry Gilmore CGM,
Steinman S1c (GM Striker), Lewis GM1c, Lt. Maury White, assistant gunnery officer.
Top Row (l to r) Holman GM2c, Mayberry GM2c, Kitchell FC3c, Glenn Nichols FC1c
W.E.T.Flowers GM3c, Glock GM1c

"R" Division just after Commissioning, March 1945

40mm Gun Crew 1945

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