US Austin class

US Raleigh class

Landing Ship/Platform Dock


Landing Ship/Platform Dock Austin class

Derivatives / Succeeded by
2006 US San Antonio class


9750light (tn)
17350full load (tn)
174length (m)
25.60beam (m)
7draught (m)
21max speed (knots)
24000power (shp)

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Typical Max
Landing platform only. No hangar
US USMC B-V 107M H-46 Sea Knight 06
US USMC Sikorsky S-65 H-53 04
IN Indian Navy Sikorsky S-61 H-3 06


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US Puget Sound Bridge and Dredging Company - Harbor Island6

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19652006USUS NavyLPD-4USS AustinNEDO - 4
19682014USUS NavyLPD-9USS Denver
19702006 sunk 2012USUS NavyLPD-11USS CoronadoNEXU
19702007USUS NavyLPD-12USS Shreveport
19702009USUS NavyLPD-13USS Nashville
19712007USUS NavyLPD-14USS TrentonNEDG
2007-- IN Indian Navy L41 INS Jalashwa
19712012USUS NavyLPD-15USS Ponce
2012-- AFSB(I)-15 USS Ponce
2006--USUS NavyLPD-17San Antonio class USS San AntonioNSAT - 17
2007--USUS NavyLPD-18San Antonio class USS New OrleansNOLA
2007--USUS NavyLPD-19San Antonio class USS Mesa VerdeNMVD - 19
2009--USUS NavyLPD-20San Antonio class USS Green BayNGRB
2009--USUS NavyLPD-21San Antonio class USS New YorkNNYK
2010--USUS NavyLPD-22San Antonio class USS San DiegoNSAN
2013--USUS NavyLPD-23San Antonio class USS AnchorageNANC - 23
2013--USUS NavyLPD-24San Antonio class USS Arlington NARL - 24
2014--USUS NavyLPD-25San Antonio class USS SomersetNSOM - 25
2016--USUS NavyLPD-26San Antonio class USS John P MurthaNJPM - 26
2017--USUS NavyLPD-27San Antonio class USS PortlandNPLD - 27

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1963-feb-04Laid downLaid down US LPD-4 USS Austin
1964-may-15OrderedOrdered US LPD-12 USS Shreveport
1964-jun-26LaunchedLaunched US LPD-4 USS Austin
1964-jul-07Laid downLaid down US LPD-9 USS Denver
1965-jan-23LaunchedLaunched US LPD-9 USS Denver
1965-feb-06CommissionedCommissioned US LPD-4 USS Austin
1965-mayLaid downLaid down US LPD-11 USS Coronado
1965-may-17OrderedOrdered US LPD-15 USS Ponce
1965-may-17OrderedOrdered US LPD-14 USS Trenton
1965-dec-27Laid downLaid down US LPD-12 USS Shreveport
1966-mar-14Laid downLaid down US LPD-13 USS Nashville
1966-jul-30LaunchedLaunched US LPD-11 USS Coronado
1966-aug-08Laid downLaid down US LPD-14 USS Trenton
1966-oct-22LaunchedLaunched US LPD-12 USS Shreveport
1966-oct-31Laid downLaid down US LPD-15 USS Ponce
1967-oct-07LaunchedLaunched US LPD-13 USS Nashville
1968-aug-03LaunchedLaunched US LPD-14 USS Trenton
1968-oct-26CommissionedCommissioned US LPD-9 USS Denver
1970-feb-14CommissionedCommissioned US LPD-13 USS Nashville
1970-may-20LaunchedLaunched US LPD-15 USS Ponce
1970-jul-23CommissionedCommissioned US LPD-11 USS Coronado
1970-dec-10CommissionedCommissioned US LPD-12 USS Shreveport
1971-mar-06CommissionedCommissioned US LPD-14 USS Trenton
1971-jul-10CommissionedCommissioned US LPD-15 USS Ponce
1976AircraftAircraft US LPD-4 USS Austin Royal Navy Wessex XT461
1979 US LPD-4 USS Austin Operation to evacuate in Iran U.S. Embassy
1980 US LPD-11 USS Coronado Redesignated AGF-11
1984-marDeploymentDeployment US LPD-4 USS Austin North Atlantic deployment including a RAS with RFA Grey Rover
1991-jan-05DeploymentDeployment US LPD-14 USS Trenton Operation Eastern Exit while deployed on Operation Desert Shield in the Arabian Sea, was ordered to Mogadishu to assist in evacuation of Diplomatic staff. Launched 2 CH-53E of HMH-461, after cross-decking to USS Guam, with a 60 man evacuation protection team, while over 400nm out.
1991-augHomeportHomeport US LPD-11 USS Coronado moved to San Diego, CA
2006-sep-27DecommissionedDecommissioned US LPD-4 USS Austin
2006-sep-30DecommissionedDecommissioned US LPD-11 USS Coronado
2007-jan-17DecommissionedDecommissioned US LPD-14 USS Trenton
2007-jan-17StruckStruck US LPD-14 USS Trenton
2007-jan-17Fate: transferedFate: transfered US LPD-14 USS Trenton to Indian Navy
2007-jun-22CommissionedCommissioned IN L41 INS Jalashwa
2007-sep-26DecommissionedDecommissioned US LPD-12 USS Shreveport
2009-may-22Fate: scrappedFate: scrapped US LPD-4 USS Austin to Brownsville, Texas
2009-sep-30DecommissionedDecommissioned US LPD-13 USS Nashville
2012DecommissionedDecommissioned US LPD-15 USS Ponce reclassified as AFSB(I)-15
2012-mayCommissionedCommissioned US AFSB(I)-15 USS Ponce Afloat Forward Staging Base
2012-sep-12Fate: sunkFate: sunk US LPD-11 USS Coronado off Marianas
2013-dec-15 US AFSB(I)-15 USS Ponce Apaches Texas National Guard training on board
2014HomeportHomeport US LPD-9 USS Denver Sasebo, Japan
2014-aug-14DecommissionedDecommissioned US LPD-9 USS Denver

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