List of United States Navy amphibious warfare ships

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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 class[edit]

America class[edit]

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

Amphibious Force Flagships (AGC)[edit]

Amphibious Command Ships (LCC)[edit]

Attack Transports (APA)[edit]

Frederick Funston class[edit]

Gilliam class[edit]

Haskell class[edit]

Paul Revere class[edit]

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 Mechanized (LCM)[edit]

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

Littoral Combat Ship (LCS)[edit]

Freedom class[edit]

Independence class[edit]

Landing Craft Support(Large)(Mark 3) (LCS(L)(3))[edit]

Inshore Fire Support Ships (LFR)[edit]

Landing Platform Docks (LPD)[edit]

Raleigh class[edit]

Austin class[edit]

San Antonio class[edit]

Landing Transport Helicopters (LPH)[edit]

(including some converted aircraft carriers)

Landing Ship Docks (LSD)[edit]

Ashland class[edit]

Casa Grande class[edit]

Thomaston class[edit]

Anchorage class[edit]

Whidbey Island class[edit]

Harpers Ferry class[edit]

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]

Vehicle Landing Ships (LSV)[edit]

Mobile Landing Platform (MLP)[edit]


  1. ^ Colton, Tim. "WWII Construction Records, Landing Craft". Colton Company. Archived from the original on June 22, 2006. Retrieved 2007-12-11. 
  2. ^ Priolo, Gary P. (2005). "Tank Landing Ship (LST) Index". NavSource Online. NavSource Naval History. Retrieved 2007-12-11.