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List of United States Navy amphibious warfare ships


List of United States Navy amphibious warfare ships

This is a list of amphibious warfare ships of the United States Navy. Ship status is indicated as either currently active [A], inactive [I], or precommissioning [P]. Ships in the inactive category include all that have been decommissioned. Ships in the precommissioning category include ships under construction. All information is sourced from the relevant articles.

Amphibious Assault Ships (General Purpose) (LHA)

Tarawa class

America class

Amphibious Assault Ships (Multi-Purpose) (LHD)

Amphibious Force Flagships (AGC)

Amphibious Command Ships (LCC)

Attack Transports (APA)

Frederick Funston class

Gilliam class

Haskell class

Paul Revere class

Amphibious Transports (LPA)

Self-Propelled Barracks Ships (APB)

High-speed Transports (APD)

Small Amphibious Transports (LPR)

Attack Cargo Ships (AKA)

Amphibious Cargo Ships (LKA)

Landing Craft Infantry (LCI)

The United States Navy built 932 Landing Craft Infantry ships in World War II. A list can be found here.

Landing Craft Medium (LCM)

The United States Navy built 11,144 medium landing craft, designated "Landing Craft, Medium" or "LCM", in World War II.[1]

Littoral Combat Ship (LCS)

Freedom class

Independence class

Landing Craft Support(Large)(Mark 3) (LCS(L)(3))

Inshore Fire Support Ships (LFR)

Landing Platform Docks (LPD)

Raleigh class

Austin class

San Antonio class

Landing Platform Helicopters (LPH)

(including some converted aircraft carriers)

Landing Ship Docks (LSD)

Ashland class

Casa Grande class

Thomaston class

Anchorage class

Whidbey Island class

Harpers Ferry class

Landing Ship Medium (LSM)

Towards the end of World War II the United States Navy built 558 Landing Ship Medium (LSM) type vessels across three classes. A list can be found here.

Landing Ship Tanks (LST)

The United States Navy built nearly 1,200 tank landing ships, classified as "Landing Ship, Tank" or "LST", from the World War II-era up through the early 1970s.[2] USS Tuscaloosa LST 1187

Vehicle Landing Ships (LSV)

Mobile Landing Platform (MLP)


  1. ^ Colton, Tim. "WWII Construction Records, Landing Craft". Colton Company. Retrieved 2007-12-11. 
  2. ^ Priolo, Gary P. (2005). "Tank Landing Ship (LST) Index". NavSource Online. NavSource Naval History. Retrieved 2007-12-11. 
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