USS Ashland (LSD-1) Online
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On 1 November 1956 Ashland was transferred to COMNAVAIRLANT for a six-month evaluation as a seaplane tender.    Ashland entered the shipyard and received modifications to enable her to dock and support seaplanes.
Ashland/Seaplane Demonstration - April 1957

Family Day Cruise
Seaplane Support Demonstration
24 October 1957