USS Whetstone LSD-27

USS Whetstone (LSD-27) was a Casa Grande-class dock landing ship of the United States Navy. 

In commission from February 12th, 1946 until April 2nd, 1970.  During those years, hundreds of shipmates served on the ship. While no longer an "Active Fleet" vessel, the Whetstone remains active in the hearts and memories of those who have served aboard her. 

The USS Whetstone earned four battle stars for the Korean War service and eight for the Vietnam War.