Amphibious Warfare Ships (see also current listing)
This page does not include Amphibious Assault Ships, which are found on an earlier page.
Amphibious Transport Docks
Austin Class LOA 570′ / 173.7 m TDISP 16,900 tons (12, all retired, 1 transferred to Indian Navy)
USS Dubuque LPD-8 (1967-2011) Vietnam War veteran. Currently inactive at Bremerton WA
USS Duluth LPD-6 (1965 – 2005), towed to Brownsville TX January 2014 for scrapping
USS Ponce LPD-15 (1971 – 2017) inactive, to be scrapped. In 2012 was converted to an Afloat Forward Staging Base to test a concept developed into the Lewis B. Puller class.
USS Shreveport LPD-12 (1970-2007) scrapping at Brownsville TX as of 2022.
Anchorage Class Dock Landing Ship LSD LOA 553′ / 168.6 m TDISP 14,200 tons (5, 1 still active in Republic of China (Taiwan) Navy)
USS Pensacola LSD-38 (1971) Transferred to Republic of China Navy 1999 as ROCS Hsu Hai (LSD-193), extensively upgraded, currently in service
Thomaston Class Dock Landing Ship LOA 510′ / 155.4 m TDISP 11,500 tons (8, 2 transferred to Brazil, one of these the only remaining unit in reserve)
USS Hermitage LSD-34 (1956 – 1989) transferred to Brazil 1989 as NDD Ceará G-30 currently in reserve
USS Alamo LSD-33 (1956 – 1990) transferred to Brazil as Rio de Janeiro G-31 1990, now awaiting disposal
Raleigh Class LPD Amphibious Transport Dock LOA 519′ / 158.2 m TDISP 14,100 tons (3 units, 1 transformed into as a Command Ship 1972, all scrapped or sunk)
USS Vancouver LPD-2 (1963 – 1992) Laid up Suisun Bay CA. Scrapped 2013 Brownsville TX
USS La Salle (1964-2005) LPD-3 reclassified AGF-3 1972 upon conversion to a command ship. Sunk in a fleet exercise 2007. Because of her post-1972 white paint scheme she was known as the “Great White Whale” and later the “Great White Ghost of the Arabian Coast”
Casa Grande Class Dock Landing Ship LOA 458′ / 139.6 m TDISP 4,500 tons (17, 4 served in Royal Navy, all now scrapped or sunk)
USS Shadwell LSD-15 (1944 – 1970) used as a Damage Control testing ship Little Sand Island, Mobile Bay AB 1988 to 2017, by the Naval Research Laboratory. It seems to have had simulated structures fitted, such as the sail of a submarine and a helicopter airframe. ex-Shadwell was then scrapped in place, as the hull was grounded and heavily deteriorated. The process can be read about here.
USS Comstock LSD-19 (1945-1976) transferred to Republic of China (Taiwan) as ROCS Chung Cheng (LSD-191) served 1984-2012, sunk as artificial reef 2015