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|3 May to 8 October 1952|
|18 January to 11 March 1955|
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| USS San Marcos (LSD-25)
|841k||USS San Marcos (LSD-25) underway, date and location unknown.
US Navy photo.
|David Buell in honor of his father CWO4 Benton E. Buell, USN (Ret), Main Propulsion Assistant USS Oak Hill|
|47k||USS San Marcos (LSD-25) underway, 24 April 1945, location unknown.
US Navy photo.
|81k||USS Oak Hill (LSD-7), USS San Marcos (LSD-25), and USS Carter Hall (LSD-3) all recommissioned, 26 January 1951, at the Destroyer Repair Base (Naval Station) San Diego, CA.||Photo by Bob Allport, RD2 USNUSS Carter Hall, 26 January 1951|
|70k||USS San Marcos (LSD-25) during Arctic resupply operations, under MSTS, to bases in Canada and Greenland to re-supply DEW Line stations, summer 1957||Ron Roller USS San Marcos|
|65k||USS San Marcos (LSD-25) during Arctic resupply operations, to bases in Canada and Greenland, summer 1957||Ron Roller USS San Marcos|
|65k||USS San Marcos (LSD-25) crew members returning to the ship during Arctic resupply operations, summer 1957||Ron Roller USS San Marcos|
|169k||On 29 January 1955, USS Megara (ARVA-6) broached on the beaches of La Pineda, off the Mediterranean Coast of Spain during an exercise with Spain known as ADVEX 1-55. Over the next three days, several ships came to her aid. Among them were USS LST-32, the Spanish destroyer Almirante Antequera, and USS San Marcos (LSD-25). Pictured here are the salvage efforts of those ships that pulled Megara free on 1 Feb 1955.||Brian Miller|
|41k||An Arctic sunset photo taken from USS San Marcos (LSD-25) during Arctic resupply operations, summer 1957.||Ron Roller USS San Marcos|
|745k||USS San Marcos (LSD-25) underway in December 1959, location unknown.
US Navy photo # 1045132.
|Chris Stanley, from the collection of CDR Thomas B. Ray USS Essex.|
|97k||USS San Marcos (LSD-25) underway in the Chesapeake Bay, August 1964.||© Richard Leonhardt|
|97k||USS San Marcos (LSD-25) and USS Donner LSD-20) at anchor in Grand Harbor, Valletta, Malta in 1967.||Warren Polensky USS San Marcos|
|300k||USS San Marcos (LSD-25) and USS Donner at anchor in the harbor at Genoa, Italy, 31 December 1967.||Photos by Carlo Martinelli|
|1058k||USS San Marcos (LSD-25) alongside USS Donner while at anchor in the harbor at Genoa, Italy, 31 December 1967.||Photos by Carlo Martinelli|
| SPS Galicia (L-31)
|48k||On May 30, 1981 ("Dia de las Fuerzas Armadas", Armed Forces Day) the Spanish Navy performed a simulated amphibious assault for the citizens of Barcelona. This view shows the Tank Landing SPS Velasco (L 11), center and the Dock Landing Ship SPS Galicia (L 31), left background --ex-USS Terrebonne Parish (LST 1156) and ex-USS San Marcos (LSD 25), respectively--; landing craft are headed to the beach and a support helicopter overflies the ships.||Photo by Fabio Peņa|
|100k||The Spanish LSD SPS Galicia (L 31) at Barcelona, Spain, 31 May 1981. The amphibious transport SPS Castilla (L 21), ex-USS Paul Revere (LPA 248) is partially visible in the background.||Photo by Fabio Peņa|
|88k||SPS Galicia (L 31), at Santa Cruz de Tenerife, Canary Islands, 25 May 1986||Photo by Ignacio Lopez
ex member Armada Espanola
|51k||SPS Galicia (L 31), at Cadiz, Spain, 1984||Photo by Ignacio Lopez
ex member Armada Espanola
|01||CDR. Ellis, Lysle Elbert, USN (USNA 1922)||15 April 1945 - 15 March 1946|
|02||CDR. Blanche Jr., John Goodman, USN (USNA 1925)||15 March 1946 - 25 August 1946|
|03||CDR. Crawford, George Alvin, USN (USNA 1935)||25 August 1946 - ?|
|Decommissioned||19 December 1947 - 26 January 1951|
|04||CDR. Price, George Marvin, USN (USNA 1933)||26 January 1951 - 21 January 1952|
|05||CAPT. Campbell Jr., Harold William, USN (USNA 1934)||21 January 1952 - 14 November 1953|
|06||CDR. Berrey, Julius Max, USN||14 November 1953 - August 1955|
|07||CDR. Steen, Egil Thornton, USN (USNA 1939)||~1966 - 25 January 1958|
|08||CAPT. Coulter, Frank John,USN (USNA 1939)||25 January 1958 - ?|
|09||CDR. Smiley, Michael, USN||no dates|
|10||CDR. Cousins, Romolo, USN||? - 15 January 1962|
|11||CDR. Bracken, Eugene Eason, USNR||15 January 1962 - ?|
|12||CDR. May Jr., James Joseph, USN||~1963|
|13||CDR. Kuegler Jr., Alexander Charles, USN||August 1964 - 28 December 1965|
|14||CAPT. Spielman, James Samuel, USN||28 December 1965 - 12 January 1967|
|15||CDR. Colee, Cecil Stewart, USN (USMMA 1948)||12 January 1967 - October 1968|
|16||CDR. Quartararo, Michael Anthony, USN (USNA 1952)||October 1968 - 13 May 1970|
|17||CDR. Boschen Jr., Henry Chrisholm, USN||13 May 1970 - 1 July 1971|
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