Allied Warships

USS Grand Canyon (AD 28)

Destroyer tender of the Shenandoah class

USS Grand Canyon (AD-28). US Navy photo.

NavyThe US Navy
TypeDestroyer tender
PennantAD 28 
Built byTodd-Pacific Shipyards, Inc. (Tacoma, Washington, U.S.A.) 
Laid down23 Nov 1944 
Launched27 Apr 1945 
Commissioned6 Apr 1946 
End service 

Reclassified repair ship (AR-28) in March 1971
Decommissioned at an unknown date
Stricken on 1 September 1978
Sold to be broken up for scrap on 28 May 1980


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