US San Antonio class

US Austin class

Landing Ship/Platform Dock


Landing Ship/Platform Dock San Antonio class


25300full load (tn)
208.40length (m)
31.90beam (m)
7draught (m)
22max speed (knots)
40000power (shp)

4Naval Engine diesel

2Missile Launcher Mk 41 VLS

2Naval Gun Mark 26 1/5in (12.7mm)
1Chaff and decoys AN/SLQ-25 Nixie
1Chaff and decoys AN/SLQ-32 EW
4Chaff and decoys Mark 36 SRBOC

1Naval Radar surface search radar AN/SPS-73
1Naval Radar fire direction radar NG Norden AN/SPQ-9
1Naval Radar air search radar ITT Gilfillan AN/SPS-48

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US Ingalls Shipbuilding - 4

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2006--USUS NavyLPD-17USS San AntonioNSAT - 17
2007--USUS NavyLPD-18USS New OrleansNOLA
2007--USUS NavyLPD-19USS Mesa VerdeNMVD - 19
2009--USUS NavyLPD-20USS Green BayNGRB
2009--USUS NavyLPD-21USS New YorkNNYK
2010--USUS NavyLPD-22USS San DiegoNSAN
2013--USUS NavyLPD-23USS AnchorageNANC - 23
2013--USUS NavyLPD-24USS Arlington NARL - 24
2014--USUS NavyLPD-25USS SomersetNSOM - 25
2016--USUS NavyLPD-26USS John P MurthaNJPM - 26
2017--USUS NavyLPD-27USS PortlandNPLD - 27

11 units


2000-dec-09Laid downLaid down US LPD-17 USS San Antonio
2003-jul-12LaunchedLaunched US LPD-17 USS San Antonio
2006-jan-14CommissionedCommissioned US LPD-17 USS San Antonio
2007CommissionedCommissioned US LPD-19 USS Mesa Verde
2007CommissionedCommissioned US LPD-18 USS New Orleans
2007-may-23Laid downLaid down US LPD-22 USS San Diego
2007-sep-24Laid downLaid down US LPD-23 USS Anchorage
2008-dec-18Laid downLaid down US LPD-24 USS Arlington
2009CommissionedCommissioned US LPD-21 USS New York
2009-janCommissionedCommissioned US LPD-20 USS Green Bay
2009-janHomeportHomeport US LPD-20 USS Green Bay San Diego, Ca
2009-dec-11Laid downLaid down US LPD-25 USS Somerset
2010-may-07LaunchedLaunched US LPD-22 USS San Diego
2010-nov-23LaunchedLaunched US LPD-24 USS Arlington at Northrop Grumman, Pascagoula
2011-feb-12LaunchedLaunched US LPD-23 USS Anchorage
2011-apr-01OrderedOrdered US LPD-26 USS John P Murtha
2011-aug-10 US LPD-18 USS New Orleans 11th MEU 2011-08
2012-feb-06Laid downLaid down US LPD-26 USS John P Murtha
2012-apr-14LaunchedLaunched US LPD-25 USS Somerset
2012-may-19CommissionedCommissioned US LPD-22 USS San Diego
2012-jul-27OrderedOrdered US LPD-27 USS Portland
2013-marHomeportHomeport US LPD-24 USS Arlington Naval Station Norfolk, VA
2013-apr-06CommissionedCommissioned US LPD-24 USS Arlington
2013-may-04CommissionedCommissioned US LPD-23 USS Anchorage
2013-aug-02Laid downLaid down US LPD-27 USS Portland
2014HomeportHomeport US LPD-23 USS Anchorage San Diego, CA
2014-mar-01CommissionedCommissioned US LPD-25 USS Somerset
2014-apr-01Port VisitPort Visit US LPD-23 USS Anchorage visit Hawaii with Ospreys VMM-161
2014-aug-01 US LPD-22 USS San Diego 11th MEU WESTPAC 14-2
2014-sep-01AircraftAircraft US LPD-19 USS Mesa Verde Gulf of Aden, CH-53E 162485 accident
2014-oct-30LaunchedLaunched US LPD-26 USS John P Murtha
2015-jan-26HomeportHomeport US LPD-20 USS Green Bay departed San Diego for Sasebo to join the US 7th Fleet as part of the USS Bonhomme Richard Amphibious Ready Group (ARG).
2015-apr-19DeploymentDeployment US LPD-20 USS Green Bay Exercise Balikatan 2015 On Apr 19, operating with Philippine Navy AW109E 432 in the Philippine Sea.
2015-jun-05DeploymentDeployment US LPD-17 USS San Antonio BALTOPS 15 deployed to Baltic Sea for BALTOPS 2015.
2015-jun-30Port VisitPort Visit US LPD-21 USS New York Port visit at Marseille embarked MV-22B from VMM-365 166690 : 166731 : 167918
2015-jul-07DeploymentDeployment US LPD-20 USS Green Bay Talisman Sabre 2015 participated in Exercise Talisman Sabre 15.
2015-octDeploymentDeployment US LPD-24 USS Arlington Exercise Trident Juncture 2015 participated in multi-national NATO Maritime Command exercise, until Nov 2015
2016-feb-13LaunchedLaunched US LPD-27 USS Portland
2016-oct-08DeploymentDeployment US LPD-19 USS Mesa Verde Hurricane Matthew relief operations arrived in Haiti on 8 Oct for humanitarian relief. Due to be joined, and then relieved by USS Iwo Jima.
2016-oct-08CommissionedCommissioned US LPD-26 USS John P Murtha
2016-nov-08DeploymentDeployment US LPD-17 USS San Antonio Operation Odyssey Lightning relieved USS Wasp in striking ISIL around Sirte, Libya.
2017-janDeploymentDeployment US LPD-25 USS Somerset deployed to Gulf of Aden in support of Makin Island Amphibious Ready Group (ARG).
2017-feb-21AircraftAircraft US LPD-20 USS Green Bay in Thailand for Ex Cobra Gold 2017. CH-47F Chinook 11-08089 aboard
2017-sep-05 US LPD-21 USS New York Hurricanes Irma, Jose and Maria Relief Operations Departed Naval Station Mayport, Jacksonville, FL to Norfolk, VA to load 26th MEU elements in support of Hurricane Irma relief operations
2017-dec-14CommissionedCommissioned US LPD-27 USS Portland
2018-janDeploymentDeployment US LPD-20 USS Green Bay Part of Expeditionary Strike Group supporting USS Wasp in her Jan-Apr 2018 Pacfic deployment
2018-nov-13Port VisitPort Visit US LPD-21 USS New York visited HMNB Devonport, after participating in Trident Juncture 2018 around Norway
2018-dec-02DeploymentDeployment US LPD-25 USS Somerset Attended 200th Anniversary of Chilean Navy Fleet Review
2018-dec-26AircraftAircraft US LPD-23 USS Anchorage hosted Indian Navy Sea King IN557 / X during a cross decking exercise.
2021-feb-12DeploymentDeployment US LPD-17 USS San Antonio departed for 6 month deployment with Iwo Jima Amphibious Ready Group. Returned to NS Norfolk on 8 Oct
2021-mar-19AircraftAircraft US LPD-24 USS Arlington refueled coast guard Jayhawk 6024 near Bermuda
2021-apr-18Port VisitPort Visit US LPD-17 USS San Antonio part of Iwo Jima ARG, arrrived in HMNB Devonport, for long weekend with part of 24 MEU.
2021-may-11DeploymentDeployment US LPD-18 USS New Orleans Participated in multi national Exercise Jeanne D’Arc 21 with RAN, Marine Nationale and JMSDF units, while assigned to PHIBRON 11 iin US 7th Fleet Area of Operations.
2022-feb-21 US LPD-27 USS Portland 11th MEU 2022-2
2022-apr-14Port VisitPort Visit US LPD-24 USS Arlington arrived at Reykjavik, with at least 162489 / EG-20, 161541 / EG-21, 162521 / EG-23 and 163085 / EG-24, embarked CH-53.
2023-jul-10DeploymentDeployment US LPD-19 USS Mesa Verde departed NS Norfolk as part of the Bataan Amphibious Ready Group.
2023-jul-28Port VisitPort Visit US LPD-19 USS Mesa Verde visited Devonport, departed 31 Jul with 4x MV-22 ranged on deck.
2023-oct-04Port VisitPort Visit US LPD-19 USS Mesa Verde detached from USS Bataan Amphibious Ready Group and arrived in Cartagena for repairs.

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