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Latest update: April 2024
US Navy Amphibious Assault Ships
Amphibious assault ship Home port Fleet ARG MEU Status
USS Wasp (LHD-1) Norfolk, VA Atlantic     Homeport
USS Essex (LHD-2) San Diego, CA Pacific   11 MEU Homeport
USS Kearsarge (LHD-3) Norfolk, VA Atlantic   22 MEU Homeport
USS Boxer (LHD-4) San Diego, CA Pacific     Homeport
USS Bataan (LHD-5) Norfolk, VA Atlantic Bataan ARG 26 MEU Homeport
USS Bonhomme Richard (LHD-6) San Diego, CA Pacific     Written off
USS Iwo Jima (LHD-7) Norfolk, VA Atlantic     Homeport
USS Makin Island (LHD-8) San Diego, CA Pacific     Homeport
USS America (LHA-6) Sasebo, Japan Pacific   31 MEU Deployed
USS Tripoli (LHA-7) San Diego, CA Pacific     Homeport
PCU Bougainville  (LHA-8)         Under construction
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.