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Latest update: November 2019
 
US Navy Amphibious Assault Ships
 
USN Amphibious Assault Ships Commission Home port State Fleet MEU Status
             
USS America (LHA 6) 11-10-14 San Diego Japan Pacific 31 MEU Training
PCU Tripoli (LHA 7)           Under construction
PCU Bougainville  (LHA 8)           Under construction
USS Wasp (LHD 1) 29-07-89 Norfolk Virginia Atlantic   Deployed
USS Essex (LHD 2) 17-10-92 San Diego California Pacific 13 MEU Homeport
USS Kearsarge (LHD 3) 16-10-93 Norfolk Virginia Atlantic 22 MEU Homeport
USS Boxer (LHD 4) 11-02-95 San Diego California Pacific 11 MEU Deployed
USS Bataan (LHD 5) 20-09-97 Norfolk Virginia Atlantic 26 MEU Deployed
USS Bonhomme Richard (LHD 6) 15-08-98 San Diego California Pacific   Homeport
USS Iwo Jima (LHD 7) 25-03-00 Mayport Florida Atlantic 24 MEU Homeport
USS Makin Island (LHD 8) 24-10-09 San Diego California Pacific   Training
             
 
Comment(s):

USS Wasp (LHD 1) is underway (homeport change) from Sasebo, Japan to Naval base Norfolk.
USS America (LHA 6) will become the new forward deployed Amphibious Assault Ship and transfer to Sasebo, Japan.