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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
LSD 9 Battleaxe Newport News 401     42 23-Nov-42 21-May-43 14-Sep-43 179 116 295 Ex-BAPM 1, HMS Eastway (F 130), to Greece 1953 as Nafkratoussa (L 153), scrapped 1972
LSD 10 Claymore Newport News 402     42 23-Nov-42 19-Jul-43 19-Oct-43 238 92 330 Ex-BAPM 2, HMS Highway (F 140), scrapped 1948
LSD 11 Cutlass Newport News 403     42 24-May-42 18-Nov-43 15-Feb-44 543 89 632 Ex-BAPM 3, HMS Northway (F 142), scrapped 1966
LSD 12 Dagger Newport News 404     42 23-Jul-43 29-Dec-43 29-Mar-44 159 91 250 Ex-BAPM 4, HMS Oceanway (F 143), to Greece 1947 as Okeanos, to France 1952 as Foudre, 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, HMS Portway (F 144), 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, HMS Swashway (F 145), 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, HMS Waterway (F 146), 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 Struck 1976, scrapped 2003
LSD 21 Fort Mandan Boston NSY       43 2-Mar-45 2-Jun-45 31-Oct-45 92 151 243 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, sold 1956 as Carib Queen, Taurus (AK 273) 1959, later LSV 8, scrapped 1969
LSD 24 Hilton Head Gulf Shipbuilding       42 28-May-45           Cancelled, 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