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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)Edit

Tarawa classEdit

America classEdit

Amphibious Assault Ships (Multi-Purpose) (LHD)Edit

Amphibious Force Flagships (AGC)Edit

Amphibious Command Ships (LCC)Edit

Attack Transports (APA)Edit

Frederick Funston classEdit

Gilliam classEdit

Haskell classEdit

Paul Revere classEdit

Amphibious Transports (LPA)Edit

Self-Propelled Barracks Ships (APB)Edit

High-speed Transports (APD)Edit

Small Amphibious Transports (LPR)Edit

Attack Cargo Ships (AKA)Edit

Amphibious Cargo Ships (LKA)Edit

Landing Craft Infantry (LCI)Edit

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

Landing Craft Medium (LCM)Edit

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

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

Inshore Fire Support Ships (LFR)Edit

Landing Platform Docks (LPD)Edit

Raleigh classEdit

Austin classEdit

San Antonio classEdit

Landing Platform Helicopters (LPH)Edit

(including some converted aircraft carriers)

Landing Ship Docks (LSD)Edit

Ashland classEdit

Casa Grande classEdit

Thomaston classEdit

Anchorage classEdit

Whidbey Island classEdit

Harpers Ferry classEdit

Landing Ship Medium (LSM)Edit

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)Edit

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)Edit

Mobile Landing Platform (MLP)Edit


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

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