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Amphibious-Warfare Ships (LSD, LPD, LPH, LHA, LHD)

Most recent update: December 9, 2012.


 

Type # Original Name Shipbuilder Hull # Light Tons Price ($mm) FY Keel Laid Launched Delivered Days on Ways Days in Water Total Days Disposition
Landing Ship Dock (LSD)
LSD 1 Ashland Moore Dry Dock 232     1942 22-Jun-42 21-Dec-42 5-Jun-43 182 166 348 Scrapped 1970
LSD 2 Belle Grove Moore Dry Dock 233     1942 27-Oct-42 17-Feb-43 9-Aug-43 113 173 286 Scrapped 1970
LSD 3 Carter Hall Moore Dry Dock 234     1942 27-Oct-42 4-Mar-43 18-Sep-43 128 198 326 Scrapped 1970
LSD 4 Epping Forest Moore Dry Dock 235     1942 23-Nov-42 2-Apr-43 11-Oct-43 130 192 322 Scrapped 1970
LSD 5 Gunston Hall Moore Dry Dock 236     1942 28-Dec-42 1-May-43 10-Nov-43 124 193 317 To Argentina 1970 as Candido de Lasala (Q 43), scrapped 1982
LSD 6 Lindenwald Moore Dry Dock 237     1942 22-Feb-43 11-Jun-43 5-Dec-43 109 175 284 Scrapped 1968
LSD 7 Oak Hill Moore Dry Dock 238     1942 9-Mar-43 25-Jun-43 5-Jan-44 108 194 302 Scrapped 1970
LSD 8 White Marsh Moore Dry Dock 239     1942 7-Apr-43 19-Jul-43 29-Jan-44 103 194 297 To Taiwan 1960 as Tung Hai (L 191), renamed Chung Cheng (L 191), replaced 1987 by Comstock (LSD 19)
LSD 9 Battleaxe Newport News 401     1942 23-Nov-42 21-May-43 14-Sep-43 179 116 295 To Britain 1943 as HMS Eastway (F 130), returned 1947, to Greece 1953 as Nafkratoussa (L 153), replaced 1972 by Fort Mandan (LSD 21) and scrapped
LSD 10 Claymore Newport News 402     1942 23-Nov-42 19-Jul-43 19-Oct-43 238 92 330 To Britain 1943 as HMS Highway (F 140), returned 1946, scrapped 1948
LSD 11 Cutlass Newport News 403     1942 24-May-42 18-Nov-43 15-Feb-44 543 89 632 To Britain 1944 as HMS Northway (F 142), returned 1947, scrapped 1966
LSD 12 Dagger Newport News 404     1942 23-Jul-43 29-Dec-43 29-Mar-44 159 91 250 To Britain 1944 as HMS Oceanway (F 143), to Greece 1947 as Okeanos, to France 1952 as Foudre (A 646, later L 9020), returned to US 1969, sunk as target 1970
LSD 13 Spear Newport News 405     1942 22-Nov-43 11-Apr-44 5-Jun-44 140 55 195 Intended for Britain as HMS Portway (F 144) but retained as USS Casa Grande, scrapped 1992
LSD 14 Sword Newport News 406     1942 31-Dec-43 10-May-44 3-Jul-44 131 54 185 Intended for Britain as HMS Swashway (F 145) but retained as USS Rushmore, sunk as target 1993
LSD 15 Shadwell Newport News 407     1942 17-Jan-44 24-May-44 24-Jul-44 128 61 189 Intended for Britain as HMS Waterway (F 146) but retained as USS Shadwell, test hulk 1985
LSD 16 Cabildo Newport News 448     1943 1-Jul-44 22-Dec-44 15-Mar-45 174 83 257 Sunk as target 1985
LSD 17 Catamount Newport News 449     1943 7-Aug-44 27-Jan-45 9-Apr-45 172 72 244 Scrapped 1975
LSD 18 Colonial Newport News 450     1943 1-Aug-44 28-Feb-45 15-May-45 211 76 287 Scrapped 1993
LSD 19 Comstock Newport News 451     1943 3-Jan-45 28-Apr-45 2-Jul-45 115 65 180 Sold for scrap 1985 but bought by Taiwan: now Chng Cheng (L 191)
LSD 20 Donner Boston NSY       1943 1-Dec-44 6-Apr-45 31-Jul-45 126 116 242 Transferred from Newport News, struck 1976, scrapped 2003
LSD 21 Fort Mandan Boston NSY       1943 2-Mar-45 2-Jun-45 31-Oct-45 92 151 243 Transferred from Newport News, to Greece 1971 as Nafkratoussa (L 153), scrapped 2001
LSD 22 Fort Marion Gulf Shipbuilding       1942 15-Sep-44 22-May-45 29-Jan-46 249 252 501 To Taiwan 1974 as Chen Hai (L 192), struck 1999
LSD 23 Fort Snelling Gulf Shipbuilding       1942 8-Nov-44           Cancelled 1945, sold private 1956 as Caribe Queen, to USN 1959 as Taurus (AK 273), scrapped 1969
LSD 24 Hilton Head Gulf Shipbuilding       1942 28-May-45           Cancelled 1945, sold private 1945, disposition unknown
LSD 25 San Marcos Philadelphia NSY       1942 1-Sep-44 10-Jan-45 15-Apr-45 131 95 226 To Spain 1974 as Galicia (L 31), scrapped 1988
LSD 26 Tortuga Boston NSY       1943 16-Oct-44 21-Jan-45 8-Jun-45 97 138 235 Struck 1976, sunk as target 1988
LSD 27 Whetstone Boston NSY       1943 7-Apr-45 18-Jul-45 12-Feb-46 102 209 311 Struck 1976, NDRF
LSD 28 Thomaston Ingalls 584 6,880   1952     17-Sep-54       NDRF 1998: to be scrapped
LSD 29 Plymouth Rock Ingalls 585 6,880   1952     29-Nov-54       Scrapped 1995
LSD 30 Fort Snelling Ingalls 586 6,880   1952     24-Jan-55       Scrapped 1995
LSD 31 Point Defiance Ingalls 587 6,880   1952     31-Mar-55       NDRF 1998: to be scrapped
LSD 32 Spiegel Grove Ingalls 593 6,880   1954     8-Jun-56       Reefed off Florida 2002
LSD 33 Alamo Ingalls 594 6,880   1954     24-Aug-56       To Brazil 1990 as Rio de Janeiro (G 31): active
LSD 34 Hermitage Ingalls 597 6,880   1955     14-Dec-56       To Brazil 1989 as Ceara (G 30): active
LSD 35 Monticello Ingalls 598 6,880   1955     29-Mar-57       Sunk as target 2010
LSD 36 Anchorage Ingalls 1151 8,600   1965     15-Mar-69       To Taiwan 2008
LSD 37 Portland GD Quincy 11 8,600 21.6 1966     3-Oct-70       Sunk as target 2004
LSD 38 Pensacola GD Quincy 12 8,600 21.6 1966     1-Mar-71       To Taiwan 1999 as Shui Hai (L 188), active
LSD 39 Mount Vernon GD Quincy 13 8,600 21.6 1966     13-May-72       Sunk as target 2005
LSD 40 Fort Fisher GD Quincy 14 8,600 23.8 1967     8-Nov-72       Scrapped 2009
LSD 41 Whidbey Island Lockheed   11,125 338.6 1981     9-Feb-85       Active 
LSD 42 Germantown Lockheed   11,125 304 1982     1-Feb-86       Active 
LSD 43 Fort McHenry Lockheed   11,125 271.5 1983     24-Jul-87       Active 
LSD 44 Gunston Hall Avondale 2349 11,125 166.7 1984     24-Feb-89       Active 
LSD 45 Comstock Avondale 2350 11,125 153.4 1985     12-Jan-90       Active 
LSD 46 Tortuga Avondale 2351 11,125 153.4 1985     7-Sep-90       Active 
LSD 47 Rushmore Avondale 2352 11,125 148.7 1986     26-Apr-91       Active 
LSD 48 Ashland Avondale 2353 11,125 148.7 1986     12-Mar-92       Active 
LSD 49 Harpers Ferry Avondale 2359 11,125 157.4 1988     2-Aug-94       Active 
LSD 50 Carter Hall Avondale 2369 11,125 127.8 1990     14-Jul-95       Active 
LSD 51 Oak Hill Avondale 2371 11,125 135.1 1991     23-Mar-96       Active 
LSD 52 Pearl Harbor Avondale 2379 11,125 257.5 1992     30-Apr-98       Active 
Landing Platform Dock (LPD)
LPD 1 Raleigh New York NSY   8,051   1959     7-Sep-62       Sunk as target 1994
LPD 2 Vancouver New York NSY   8,051   1960     10-May-63       NDRF 2001: to be scrapped
LPD 3 La Salle New York NSY   8,051   1961     21-Feb-64       Later AGF 3, sunk as target 2006
LPD 4 Austin New York NSY   10,000   1962     6-Feb-65       Struck 2006, retained for spares
LPD 5 Ogden New York NSY   10,000   1962     19-Jun-65       To Mexico 2007
LPD 6 Duluth New York NSY   10,000   1962     18-Dec-65       Struck 2005, to be inactivated 2012
LPD 7 Cleveland Ingalls 1106 10,000   1963     21-Apr-67       To Mexico 2008
LPD 8 Dubuque Ingalls 1107 10,000   1963     1-Sep-67       Active, to be inactivated 2012
LPD 9 Denver Lockheed   10,000   1963     26-Oct-68       Active, to be inactivated 2013
LPD 10 Juneau Lockheed   10,000 25.2 1963     12-Jul-69       Decommissioned 2008
LPD 11 Coronado Lockheed   10,000 23.3 1964     23-May-70       Later AGF 11, struck 2006
LPD 12 Shreveport Lockheed   10,000 23.3 1964     12-Feb-70       Struck 2007
LPD 13 Nashville Lockheed   10,000 23.3 1964     14-Feb-70       Active, to be inactivated 2009
LPD 14 Trenton Lockheed   10,000 24.2 1965     6-Mar-71       To India 2007 as "Jalashwa" (L-41)
LPD 15 Ponce Lockheed   10,000 24.2 1965     10-Jul-71       Active
LPD 16           1965             Cancelled
LPD 17 San Antonio Avondale 2484 18,000 641.4 1996 9-Dec-00 12-Jul-03 20-Jul-05 945 739 1,684 Active
LPD 18 New Orleans Avondale 2485 18,000 390.8 1999 14-Oct-02 11-Dec-04 22-Dec-06 789 741 1,530 Active
LPD 19 Mesa Verde Ingalls 2486 18,000 491.9 2000 25-Feb-03 19-Nov-04 28-Sep-07 633 1,035 1,638 Active
LPD 20 Green Bay Avondale 2487 18,000 477.7 2000 11-Aug-03 11-Aug-06 29-Aug-08 1,096 749 1,845 Active
LPD 21 New York Avondale 2488 18,000 1,338.6 2003 10-Sep-04 19-Dec-07 21-Aug-09 1,268 611 1,879 Active
LPD 22 San Diego Ingalls 2489 18,000 1,338.6 2006 23-May-07 7-May-10 19-Dec-11 1,080 591 1,671 Active
LPD 23 Anchorage Avondale 2490 18,000 1,338.6 2006 24-Sep-07 12-Feb-11 17-Sep-12 1,232 609 1,841 Active
LPD 24 Arlington Ingalls 2491 18,000 1,228.8 2007 18-Dec-08 23-Nov-10 7-Dec-12 705 744 1,449 Active
LPD 25 Somerset Avondale 2492 18,000 1,228.8 2008 11-Dec-09 14-Apr-12 2013 854     Building
LPD 26 John P. Murtha Ingalls 2493 18,000 1,496.2 2010 1-Apr-11   2016       Building
LPD 27 Portland Ingalls 2494 18,000 1,514.1 2012 27-Jul-12   2017       Building
LPD 28   Ingalls 2495 18,000                 Option
Landing Platform Helicopter (LPH)
LPH 1 Block Island     11,373                 Ex-CVE 106, conversion cancelled, scrapped 1960
LPH 2 Iwo Jima Puget Sound NSY   10,717         28-Jul-61       Scrapped 1995
LPH 3 Okinawa Philadelphia NSY   10,717         14-Apr-62       Sunk as target 2002
LPH 4 Boxer     27,000         15-Nov-55       Ex-CVS 21, scrapped 1971
LPH 5 Princeton     27,000         2-Mar-59       Ex-CVS 37, scrapped 1972
LPH 6 Thetis Bay     8,000         1-Jul-55       Ex-CVE 90, scrapped 1966
LPH 7 Guadalcanal Philadelphia NSY   10,717         9-Jul-63       Sunk as target 2005
LPH 8 Valley Forge     27,000         1-Jul-61       Ex-CVS 45, scrapped 1972
LPH 9 Guam Philadelphia NSY   10,717         4-Jan-66       Sunk as target 2001
LPH 10 Tripoli Ingalls 1105 10,717         20-Jul-66       Leased to US Army 1997
LPH 11 New Orleans Philadelphia NSY   10,717         14-Feb-70       To be sunk as target 2006
LPH 12 Inchon Ingalls 1156 10,717 37.9       2-Jun-70       Converted to MCS 12 1996: decommissioned 2002, to be sunk as target
Landing Helicopter Attack (LHA)
LHA 1 Tarawa Ingalls 4101 25,588 112.5 1969     29-May-76       Decommissioned 2009
LHA 2 Saipan Ingalls 4102 25,588 112.5 1970     15-Oct-77       Decommissioned 2007
LHA 3 Belleau Wood Ingalls 4103 25,588 112.5 1970     23-Sep-78       Scuttled 2006
LHA 4 Nassau Ingalls 4104 25,588 112.5 1971     28-Jul-79       Decommissioned 2011
LHA 5 Peleliu Ingalls 4105 25,588 112.5 1971     5-Mar-80       Active
LHA 6-9   Ingalls 4106-9 25,588                 Cancelled
LHA 6 America Ingalls 7306 45,000 2,400 2008 27-Apr-09 4-Jun-12 10-Apr-14 1,130 678 1,808 Active
LHA 7 Tripoli Ingalls   45,000 2,381 2012 31-May-12   30-Jun-18       Building
LHA 8   Ingalls   45,000                 Planned
LHA 9   Ingalls   45,000                 Planned
LHA 10   Ingalls   45,000                 Planned
Landing Helicopter Dock (LHD)
LHD 1 Wasp Ingalls 7103 28,233 822 1984 30-May-85 4-Aug-87 5-May-89 796 640 1,436 Active 
LHD 2 Essex Ingalls 7201 28,200 402.5 1986 20-Mar-89 23-Feb-91 10-Jul-92 705 503 1,208 Active 
LHD 3 Kearsarge Ingalls 7202 28,233 352.7 1988 6-Feb-90 26-Mar-92 16-Aug-93 779 508 1,287 Active 
LHD 4 Boxer Ingalls 7203 28,233 341.4 1989 18-Apr-91 7-Aug-93 21-Nov-94 842 471 1,313 Active 
LHD 5 Bataan Ingalls 7205 28,233 731.3 1991 22-Jun-94 15-Mar-96 23-Jun-97 632 465 1,097 Active 
LHD 6 Bonhomme Richard Ingalls 7206 28,233 761 1993 18-Apr-95 14-Mar-97 12-May-98 696 424 1,120 Active 
LHD 7 Iwo Jima Ingalls 7207 28,233 795.4 1996 12-Dec-97 25-Mar-00 6-Apr-01 834 377 1,211 Active 
LHD 8 Makin Island Ingalls 7208 28,233 1,408.00 2002 14-Feb-04 22-Sep-06 16-Apr-09 951 937 1,888 Active
Landing Command Control (LCC)
LCC 19 Blue Ridge Philadelphia NSY   13,038 75 1965     14-Nov-70       Active
LCC 20 Mount Whitney Newport News 593 12,815 36.4 1966     16-Jan-71       Active
Other
CLC 1 Northampton Bethlehem Steel 1612 12,429         28-Feb-53       Scrapped 1980
IFS 1 Carronade Lockheed   1,500   1949     26-May-53       Later IFR 1: scrapped 1974