USS Cabildo (LSD-16) Iwo Jima 1955




The following pictures are courtesy of Cabildo Crewmember Association member Joe Gansemer QM2 aboard 1954 - 1957.

In 1955 the Cabildo participated in two amphibious landing exercises at Iwo Jima. Joe was able to get ride and take a few pictures from one of the helicopters aboard.



The infamous Mt Suribachi looms up


The Amphibious ships arrives


Mt Suribachi


Ships and boats - USS Cabildo 4th ship out


A wave circles - The USS Cabildo third ship out


Mt Suribachi from the air


Full Fligt Deck


Ships and boats along the beach


Iwo Jima Sunset



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