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

Most recent update: March 21, 2015.


 

Type # Original Name Shipbuilder Hull # LDT $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     42 22-Jun-42 21-Dec-42 5-Jun-43 182 166 348 Ex-APM 1, scrapped 1970
LSD 2 Belle Grove Moore Dry Dock 233     42 27-Oct-42 17-Feb-43 9-Aug-43 113 173 286 Ex-APM 2, scrapped 1970
LSD 3 Carter Hall Moore Dry Dock 234     42 27-Oct-42 4-Mar-43 18-Sep-43 128 198 326 Ex-APM 3, scrapped 1970
LSD 4 Epping Forest Moore Dry Dock 235     42 23-Nov-42 2-Apr-43 11-Oct-43 130 192 322 Ex-APM 4, scrapped 1970
LSD 5 Gunston Hall Moore Dry Dock 236     42 28-Dec-42 1-May-43 10-Nov-43 124 193 317 Ex-APM 5, to Argentina 1970 as Candido de Lasala (Q 43), scrapped 1982
LSD 6 Lindenwald Moore Dry Dock 237     42 22-Feb-43 11-Jun-43 5-Dec-43 109 175 284 Ex-APM 6, scrapped 1968
LSD 7 Oak Hill Moore Dry Dock 238     42 9-Mar-43 25-Jun-43 5-Jan-44 108 194 302 Ex-APM 7, scrapped 1970
LSD 8 White Marsh Moore Dry Dock 239     42 7-Apr-43 19-Jul-43 29-Jan-44 103 194 297 Ex-APM 8, 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     42 23-Nov-42 21-May-43 14-Sep-43 179 116 295 Ex-BAPM 1, 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     42 23-Nov-42 19-Jul-43 19-Oct-43 238 92 330 Ex-BAPM 2, to Britain 1943 as HMS Highway (F 140), returned 1946, scrapped 1948
LSD 11 Cutlass Newport News 403     42 24-May-42 18-Nov-43 15-Feb-44 543 89 632 Ex-BAPM 3, to Britain 1944 as HMS Northway (F 142), returned 1947, scrapped 1966
LSD 12 Dagger Newport News 404     42 23-Jul-43 29-Dec-43 29-Mar-44 159 91 250 Ex-BAPM 4, 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     42 22-Nov-43 11-Apr-44 5-Jun-44 140 55 195 Ex-BAPM 5, intended for Britain as HMS Portway (F 144) but retained as USS Casa Grande, scrapped 1992
LSD 14 Sword Newport News 406     42 31-Dec-43 10-May-44 3-Jul-44 131 54 185 Ex-BAPM 6, intended for Britain as HMS Swashway (F 145) but retained as USS Rushmore, sunk as target 1993
LSD 15 Shadwell Newport News 407     42 17-Jan-44 24-May-44 24-Jul-44 128 61 189 Ex-BAPM 7, intended for Britain as HMS Waterway (F 146) but retained as USS Shadwell, damage control test ship 1985
LSD 16 Cabildo Newport News 448     43 1-Jul-44 22-Dec-44 15-Mar-45 174 83 257 Sunk as target 1985
LSD 17 Catamount Newport News 449     43 7-Aug-44 27-Jan-45 9-Apr-45 172 72 244 Scrapped 1975
LSD 18 Colonial Newport News 450     43 1-Aug-44 28-Feb-45 15-May-45 211 76 287 Scrapped 1993
LSD 19 Comstock Newport News 451     43 3-Jan-45 28-Apr-45 2-Jul-45 115 65 180 Sold for scrap 1985 but bought by Taiwan: now Chung Cheng (L 191)
LSD 20 Donner Boston NSY       43 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       43 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       42 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       42 8-Nov-44           Cancelled 1945, sold 1956 as Carib Queen, to USN 1959 as Taurus (AK 273), later LSV 8, scrapped 1969
LSD 24 Hilton Head Gulf Shipbuilding       42 28-May-45           Cancelled 1945, sold 1945, disposition unknown
LSD 25 San Marcos Philadelphia NSY       42 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       43 16-Oct-44 21-Jan-45 8-Jun-45 97 138 235 Struck 1976, sunk as target 1988
LSD 27 Whetstone Boston NSY       43 7-Apr-45 18-Jul-45 12-Feb-46 102 209 311 Scrapped 1983
LSD 28 Thomaston Ingalls 584 6,880   52 2-Mar-53 9-Feb-54 17-Sep-54 344 220 564 Scrapped 2011
LSD 29 Plymouth Rock Ingalls 585 6,880   52 4-May-53 7-May-54 29-Nov-54 368 206 574 Scrapped 1995
LSD 30 Fort Snelling Ingalls 586 6,880   52 17-Aug-53 16-Jul-54 24-Jan-55 333 192 525 Scrapped 1995
LSD 31 Point Defiance Ingalls 587 6,880   52 23-Nov-53 28-Sep-54 31-Mar-55 309 184 493 Scrapped 2011
LSD 32 Spiegel Grove Ingalls 593 6,880   54 7-Sep-54 10-Nov-55 8-Jun-56 429 211 640 Reefed off Florida 2002
LSD 33 Alamo Ingalls 594 6,880   54 11-Oct-54 20-Jan-56 24-Aug-56 466 217 683 To Brazil 1990 as Rio de Janeiro (G 31), active
LSD 34 Hermitage Ingalls 597 6,880   55 11-Apr-55 12-Jun-56 14-Dec-56 428 185 613 To Brazil 1989 as Ceara (G 30), active
LSD 35 Monticello Ingalls 598 6,880   55 6-Jun-55 10-Aug-56 29-Mar-57 431 231 662 Sunk as target 2010
LSD 36 Anchorage Ingalls 1151 8,600   65 13-Mar-67 5-May-68 15-Mar-69 419 314 733 Sunk as target 2010
LSD 37 Portland GD Quincy 11 8,600 22 66 21-Sep-67 20-Dec-69 3-Oct-70 821 287 1,108 Sunk as target 2004
LSD 38 Pensacola GD Quincy 12 8,600 22 66 12-Mar-69 11-Jul-70 1-Mar-71 486 233 719 To Taiwan 1999 as Shui Hai (L 188), active
LSD 39 Mount Vernon GD Quincy 13 8,600 22 66 29-Jan-70 17-Apr-71 13-May-72 443 392 835 Sunk as target 2005
LSD 40 Fort Fisher GD Quincy 14 8,600 24 67 15-Jul-70 22-Apr-72 8-Nov-72 647 200 847 Scrapped 2009
LSD 41 Whidbey Island Lockheed 150 11,125 339 81 4-Aug-81 10-Jun-83 9-Feb-85 675 610 1,285 Active 
LSD 42 Germantown Lockheed 151 11,125 304 82 5-Aug-82 29-Jun-84 1-Feb-86 694 582 1,276 Active 
LSD 43 Fort McHenry Lockheed 152 11,125 271 83 10-Jun-83 1-Feb-86 24-Jul-87 967 538 1,505 Active 
LSD 44 Gunston Hall Avondale 2349 11,125 167 84 26-May-86 27-Jun-87 24-Feb-89 397 608 1,005 Active 
LSD 45 Comstock Avondale 2350 11,125 153 85 27-Oct-86 16-Jan-88 12-Jan-90 446 727 1,183 Active 
LSD 46 Tortuga Avondale 2351 11,125 153 85 23-Mar-87 15-Sep-88 7-Sep-90 542 722 1,264 Active 
LSD 47 Rushmore Avondale 2352 11,125 149 86 9-Nov-87 6-May-89 26-Apr-91 544 720 1,264 Active 
LSD 48 Ashland Avondale 2353 11,125 149 86 4-Apr-88 11-Nov-89 12-Mar-92 586 852 1,438 Active 
LSD 49 Harpers Ferry Avondale 2359 11,125 157 88 15-Apr-91 16-Jan-93 2-Aug-94 642 563 1,205 Active 
LSD 50 Carter Hall Avondale 2369 11,125 128 90 11-Nov-91 2-Oct-93 14-Jul-95 691 650 1,341 Active 
LSD 51 Oak Hill Avondale 2371 11,125 135 91 21-Sep-92 11-Jun-94 23-Mar-96 628 651 1,279 Active 
LSD 52 Pearl Harbor Avondale 2379 11,125 257 92 27-Jan-95 24-Feb-96 30-Apr-98 393 796 1,189 Active 
Landing Platform Dock (LPD)
LPD 1 Raleigh New York NSY   8,051   59 23-Jun-60 17-Mar-62 7-Sep-62 632 174 806 Sunk as target 1994
LPD 2 Vancouver New York NSY   8,051   60 19-Nov-60 15-Sep-62 10-May-63 665 236 901 Scrapped 2013
LPD 3 La Salle New York NSY   8,051   61 2-Apr-62 3-Aug-63 21-Feb-64 488 202 690 AGF 3 1972, sunk as target 2006
LPD 4 Austin New York NSY   10,000   62 4-Feb-63 26-Jun-64 5-Feb-65 508 224 732 Scrapped 2009
LPD 5 Ogden New York NSY   10,000   62 4-Feb-63 27-Jun-64 23-Sep-65 509 453 962 Sunk as target 2014
LPD 6 Duluth New York NSY   10,000   62 18-Dec-63 14-Aug-65 31-Jan-66 605 170 775 Scrapped 2013
LPD 7 Cleveland Ingalls 1106 10,000   63 30-Nov-64 7-May-66 3-Apr-67 523 331 854 Decommissioned 2011
LPD 8 Dubuque Ingalls 1107 10,000   63 25-Jan-65 6-Aug-66 21-Aug-67 558 380 938 Decommissioned 2011
LPD 9 Denver Lockheed 122 10,000   63 7-Feb-64 23-Jan-65 18-Oct-68 351 1,364 1,715 Decommissioned 2014
LPD 10 Juneau Lockheed 123 10,000 25 63 23-Jan-65 12-Feb-66 12-Jul-69 385 1,246 1,631 Decommissioned 2008
LPD 11 Coronado Lockheed 128 10,000 23 64 1-May-65 1-Jul-66 23-May-70 426 1,422 1,848 AGF 11 1980, sunk as target 2012
LPD 12 Shreveport Lockheed 129 10,000 23 64 27-Dec-65 22-Oct-66 1-Dec-70 299 1,501 1,800 Decommissioned 2007
LPD 13 Nashville Lockheed 130 10,000 23 64 14-Mar-66 7-Oct-67 26-Dec-69 572 811 1,383 Decommissioned 2009
LPD 14 Trenton Lockheed 137 10,000 24 65 8-Aug-66 3-Aug-68 12-Feb-71 726 923 1,649 To India 2007 as Jalashwa (L-41)
LPD 15 Ponce Lockheed 138 10,000 24 65 31-Oct-66 20-May-70 25-Jun-71 1,297 401 1,698 AFSB 15 2012, active
LPD 16           65             Cancelled
LPD 17 San Antonio Avondale 2484 18,000 641 96 9-Dec-00 12-Jul-03 20-Jul-05 945 739 1,684 Active
LPD 18 New Orleans Avondale 2485 18,000 391 99 14-Oct-02 11-Dec-04 22-Dec-06 789 741 1,530 Active
LPD 19 Mesa Verde Ingalls 2486 18,000 492 00 25-Feb-03 19-Nov-04 28-Sep-07 633 1,035 1,638 Active
LPD 20 Green Bay Avondale 2487 18,000 478 00 11-Aug-03 11-Aug-06 29-Aug-08 1,096 749 1,845 Active
LPD 21 New York Avondale 2488 18,000 1,339 03 10-Sep-04 19-Dec-07 21-Aug-09 1,268 611 1,879 Active
LPD 22 San Diego Ingalls 2631 18,000 1,339 06 23-May-07 7-May-10 19-Dec-11 1,080 591 1,671 Active
LPD 23 Anchorage Avondale 2635 18,000 1,339 06 24-Sep-07 12-Feb-11 17-Sep-12 1,232 609 1,841 Active
LPD 24 Arlington Ingalls 2665 18,000 1,229 07 18-Dec-08 23-Nov-10 7-Dec-12 705 744 1,449 Active
LPD 25 Somerset Avondale 2606 18,000 1,229 08 11-Dec-09 14-Apr-12 18-Oct-13 854 565 1,419 Active
LPD 26 John P. Murtha Ingalls   18,000 1,496 10 6-Feb-12 30-Oct-14   966     Building
LPD 27 Portland Ingalls   18,000 1,514 12 20-May-13           Building
LPD 28   Ingalls   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   58 2-Apr-59 17-Sep-60 28-Jul-61 534 314 848 Scrapped 1995
LPH 3 Okinawa Philadelphia NSY   10,717   59 1-Apr-60 19-Aug-61 14-Apr-62 505 238 743 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   60 1-Sep-61 16-Mar-63 9-Jul-63 561 115 676 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   61 15-Nov-62 22-Aug-64 4-Jan-66 646 500 1,146 Sunk as target 2001
LPH 10 Tripoli Ingalls 1105 10,717   63 15-Jun-64 31-Jul-65 20-Jul-66 411 354 765 To US Army 1997
LPH 11 New Orleans Philadelphia NSY   10,717   65 1-Mar-66 3-Feb-68 14-Feb-70 704 742 1,446 Sunk as target 2010
LPH 12 Inchon Ingalls 1156 10,717 38 67 8-Apr-68 24-May-69 2-Jun-70 411 374 785 MCS 12 1996, scuttled off Virginia Beach 2004
Landing Helicopter Attack (LHA)
LHA 1 Tarawa Ingalls 4101 25,588 112 69 15-Nov-71 1-Dec-73 29-May-76 747 910 1,657 Decommissioned 2009
LHA 2 Saipan Ingalls 4102 25,588 112 70 21-Jul-72 18-Jul-74 15-Oct-77 727 1,185 1,912 Scrapped 2011
LHA 3 Belleau Wood Ingalls 4103 25,588 112 70 5-Mar-73 11-Apr-77 23-Sep-78 1,498 530 2,028 Sunk as target 2006
LHA 4 Nassau Ingalls 4104 25,588 112 71 13-Aug-73 21-Jan-78 28-Jul-79 1,622 553 2,175 Decommissioned 2011
LHA 5 Peleliu Ingalls 4105 25,588 112 71 26-Nov-76 25-Nov-78 5-Mar-80 729 466 1,195 Active
LHA 6   Ingalls 4106 25,588                 Cancelled
LHA 7   Ingalls 4107 25,588                 Cancelled
LHA 8   Ingalls 4108 25,588                 Cancelled
LHA 9   Ingalls 4109 25,588                 Cancelled
LHA 6 America Ingalls 7306 45,000 2,400 08 27-Apr-09 4-Jun-12 10-Apr-14 1,130 678 1,808 Active
LHA 7 Tripoli Ingalls   45,000 2,381 12 5-Mar-14           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 84 30-May-85 4-Aug-87 5-May-89 796 640 1,436 Active 
LHD 2 Essex Ingalls 7201 28,200 402 86 20-Mar-89 23-Feb-91 10-Jul-92 705 503 1,208 Active 
LHD 3 Kearsarge Ingalls 7202 28,233 353 88 6-Feb-90 26-Mar-92 16-Aug-93 779 508 1,287 Active 
LHD 4 Boxer Ingalls 7203 28,233 341 89 18-Apr-91 7-Aug-93 21-Nov-94 842 471 1,313 Active 
LHD 5 Bataan Ingalls 7205 28,233 731 91 22-Jun-94 15-Mar-96 23-Jun-97 632 465 1,097 Active 
LHD 6 Bonhomme Richard Ingalls 7206 28,233 761 93 18-Apr-95 14-Mar-97 12-May-98 696 424 1,120 Active 
LHD 7 Iwo Jima Ingalls 7207 28,233 795 96 12-Dec-97 25-Mar-00 6-Apr-01 834 377 1,211 Active 
LHD 8 Makin Island Ingalls 7208 28,233 1,408 02 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 65 27-Feb-67 4-Jan-69 14-Nov-70 427 679 1,106 Ex-AGC 19, active
LCC 20 Mount Whitney Newport News 593 12,815 36 66 8-Jan-69 8-Jan-70 16-Jan-71 365 373 738 Ex-AGC 20, active
Other
CLC 1 Northampton Bethlehem Steel 1612 12,429         28-Feb-53       Scrapped 1980
IFS 1 Carronade Lockheed 97 1,500   49     26-May-53       Later IFR 1: scrapped 1974