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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 | edit source]

Tarawa class[edit | edit source]

America class[edit | edit source]

Amphibious Assault Ships (Multi-Purpose) (LHD)[edit | edit source]

Amphibious Force Flagships (AGC)[edit | edit source]

Amphibious Command Ships (LCC)[edit | edit source]

Attack Transports (APA)[edit | edit source]

Frederick Funston class[edit | edit source]

Gilliam class[edit | edit source]

Haskell class[edit | edit source]

Paul Revere class[edit | edit source]

Amphibious Transports (LPA)[edit | edit source]

Self-Propelled Barracks Ships (APB)[edit | edit source]

High-speed Transports (APD)[edit | edit source]

Small Amphibious Transports (LPR)[edit | edit source]

Attack Cargo Ships (AKA)[edit | edit source]

Amphibious Cargo Ships (LKA)[edit | edit source]

Landing Craft Infantry (LCI)[edit | edit source]

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 | edit source]

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 | edit source]

Inshore Fire Support Ships (LFR)[edit | edit source]

Landing Platform Docks (LPD)[edit | edit source]

Raleigh class[edit | edit source]

Austin class[edit | edit source]

San Antonio class[edit | edit source]

Landing Platform Helicopters (LPH)[edit | edit source]

(including some converted aircraft carriers)

Landing Ship Docks (LSD)[edit | edit source]

Ashland class[edit | edit source]

Casa Grande class[edit | edit source]

Thomaston class[edit | edit source]

Anchorage class[edit | edit source]

Whidbey Island class[edit | edit source]

Harpers Ferry class[edit | edit source]

Landing Ship Medium (LSM)[edit | edit source]

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 | edit source]

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 | edit source]

Mobile Landing Platform (MLP)[edit | edit source]

References[edit | edit source]

  1. Colton, Tim. "WWII Construction Records, Landing Craft". Colton Company. http://www.coltoncompany.com/shipbldg/ussbldrs/wwii/boatbuilders/landingcraft.htm. Retrieved 2007-12-11. [dead link]
  2. Priolo, Gary P. (2005). "Tank Landing Ship (LST) Index". NavSource Online. NavSource Naval History. http://www.navsource.org/archives/10/16/16idx.htm. Retrieved 2007-12-11. 


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