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U.S. Navy
Amphibious Ships
Amphipous Force Command Ship - LCC
Landing Craft 
     -Service - LCS
     -Tank - LCT
Amphibious Assault Ship
     -General Purpose - LHA
     -Multi Purpose - LHD
Amphibious Cargo Ship - AKA/LKA
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U.S. Navy Photos unless otherwise noted

 

LCC (Amphibous Force Command Ship)


USS Blue Ridge (LCC-19)

USS Blue Ridge (LCC-19)

USS Mount Whitney (LCC-20)
     

LCS (Landing Craft Support)
LCT (Landing Craft Tank)


USS LCS-13
San Francisco 1945

USS LCT-222
Italy c1943
 

LHA (Amphibious Assault Ship (General Purpose))


USS Tarawa (LHA-1)

USS Saipan (LHA-2)

USS Belleau Wood (LHA-3)

USS Nassau (LHA-4)

USS Nassau (LHA-4)

USS Peleliu (LHA-5)
 

LHD (Amphibious Assault Ship (Multi Purpose))


USS Wasp (LHD-1)

USS Essex (LHD-2)

USS Essex (LHD-2)

USS Kearsarge (LHD-3)

USS Boxer (LHD-4)

USS Bataan (LHD-5)

USS Bonhomme Richard
(LHD-6)

USS Bonhomme Richard
(LHD-6)
 

AKA/LKA (Amphibious Cargo Ship)

All AKA redesignated LKA 01 January 1969

USS Titania (AKA-13)
USS Parks (DD-884)
approaching

USS Thuban (AKA-19)
Korean War Era

USS Achernar (AKA-53)

USS Winston (AKA-94)

USS Oglethorpe (AKA-100)

USS Union (AKA-106)
Korea 1953

USS Mobile (LKA-115)

USS Saint Louis (LKA-116)
West Pac1977
Photo by E. Oleson

USS Saint Louis
(LKA-116)
West Pac 1977

USS El Paso (LKA-117)

USS El Paso (LKA-117)