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Latest update: January 2023
US Navy Amphibious Assault Ships
Hull no. USN Amphibious Assault Ships Commission Home port State Fleet MEU Status
LHD-1 USS Wasp (LHD 1) 29-07-89 Norfolk Virginia Atlantic   Homeport
LHD-2 USS Essex (LHD 2) 17-10-92 San Diego California Pacific 11 MEU Homeport
LHD-3 USS Kearsarge (LHD 3) 16-10-93 Norfolk Virginia Atlantic 22 MEU Homeport
LHD-4 USS Boxer (LHD 4) 11-02-95 San Diego California Pacific   Homeport
LHD-5 USS Bataan (LHD 5) 20-09-97 Norfolk Virginia Atlantic 26 MEU Homeport
LHD-6 USS Bonhomme Richard (LHD 6) 15-08-98 San Diego California Pacific   Homeport
LHD-7 USS Iwo Jima (LHD 7) 25-03-00 Norfolk Virginia Atlantic 24 MEU Homeport
LHD-8 USS Makin Island (LHD 8) 24-10-09 San Diego California Pacific 13 MEU Deployed
LHA-7 USS America (LHA 6) 11-10-14 San Diego Japan Pacific 31 MEU Homeport
LHA-8 USS Tripoli (LHA 7) 15-07-20 San Diego California Pacific   Homeport
LHA-9 PCU Bougainville  (LHA 8)           Under construction
LHA-10 PCU (LHA 9)           Under construction
ARG Amphibious Ready Group (ARG)      
COMPTUEX Composite Training Unit Exercise  
CSG Carrier Strike Group (CSG)   
CQ Carrier Qualifications (CQ)  
PCU Pre-Commissioning Unit  
RCOH Refueling and Complex Overhaul  
SCOA Southern California Operating Areas  
VCOA Virginia Capes Operating Areas        

The US Navy announced that the USS Bonhomme Richard (LHD 6) was written off as it was deamed too expensive to repair the amphibious assault ship after the fire earlier in 2020.