US Newport class

Landing Ship/Platform Dock


Landing Ship/Platform Dock Newport class


5190light (tn)
8550full load (tn)
159.20length (m)
21.30beam (m)
4.95draught (m)
14000range (nm)
21max speed (knots)
15000power (shp)

6Naval Engine diesel

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Typical Max
Landing platform only. No hangar
AU RAN Westland Sea King 03
AU Australian Army Sikorsky S-70A-9 Black Hawk 04


US NASSCO San Diego - 8
US Philadelphia Naval Shipyard - League Island3

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19691992USUS NavyLST-1179USS Newport
2001-- MX Mexican Navy A-411 Papaloapan
19691993 sunk 2014USUS NavyLST-1182USS Fresno
19701993USUS NavyLST-1180USS ManitowicNYKF
1997-- TW ROCN LST-232 ROCS Chung Ho
19701993USUS NavyLST-1181USS SumterNZGW
1997-- TW ROCN LST-233 ROCS Chung Ping
19702002USUS NavyLST-1184USS Frederick
2002-- MX Mexican Navy A-412 ARM Usumacinta
19701994USUS NavyLST-1186USS Cayuga
2001-- BR Brazilian Navy G28 NDCC Mattoso Maia
19711994USUS NavyLST-1188USS Saginaw
19942011 AU RAN L51 HMAS Kanimbla
19711995USUS NavyLST-1189USS San BernardinoNPPU
1995-- CL Chilean Navy LST-93 Valdivia
19711994USUS NavyLST-1193USS Fairfax County
1994-- AU RAN L52 HMAS Manoora
19721995USUS NavyLST-1196USS Harlan County
20002012 ES Spanish Navy L-42 Pizarro
19721994USUS NavyLST-1197USS Barnstable County
19942002 ES Spanish Navy L-41 Hernán Cortés
19721994USUS NavyLST-1198USS Bristol County
1994-- MA Royal Moroccan Navy BDC Sidi Mohammed Ben Abdellah

12 units


1966-nov-01Laid downLaid down US LST-1179 USS Newport
1967-feb-27Laid downLaid down US LST-1180 USS Manitowic
1967-nov-14Laid downLaid down US LST-1181 USS Sumter
1967-dec-16Laid downLaid down US LST-1182 USS Fresno
1968-feb-03LaunchedLaunched US LST-1179 USS Newport
1968-apr-13Laid downLaid down US LST-1184 USS Frederick
1968-sep-28LaunchedLaunched US LST-1182 USS Fresno
1968-sep-28Laid downLaid down US LST-1186 USS Cayuga
1969-jan-04LaunchedLaunched US LST-1180 USS Manitowic
1969-mar-08LaunchedLaunched US LST-1184 USS Frederick
1969-may-24Laid downLaid down US LST-1188 USS Saginaw
1969-jun-07CommissionedCommissioned US LST-1179 USS Newport
1969-jul-12Laid downLaid down US LST-1189 USS San Bernardino
1969-jul-12LaunchedLaunched US LST-1186 USS Cayuga
1969-nov-22CommissionedCommissioned US LST-1182 USS Fresno
1969-dec-13LaunchedLaunched US LST-1181 USS Sumter
1970-jan-24CommissionedCommissioned US LST-1180 USS Manitowic
1970-feb-07LaunchedLaunched US LST-1188 USS Saginaw as USS Saginaw
1970-mar-28Laid downLaid down US LST-1193 USS Fairfax County
1970-mar-28LaunchedLaunched US LST-1189 USS San Bernardino
1970-apr-11CommissionedCommissioned US LST-1184 USS Frederick
1970-jun-20CommissionedCommissioned US LST-1181 USS Sumter
1970-aug-08CommissionedCommissioned US LST-1186 USS Cayuga
1970-nov-07Laid downLaid down US LST-1196 USS Harlan County
1970-dec-19LaunchedLaunched US LST-1193 USS Fairfax County as USS Fairfax County
1970-dec-19Laid downLaid down US LST-1197 USS Barnstable County
1971-jan-23CommissionedCommissioned US LST-1188 USS Saginaw
1971-feb-13Laid downLaid down US LST-1198 USS Bristol County
1971-mar-27CommissionedCommissioned US LST-1189 USS San Bernardino
1971-jul-24LaunchedLaunched US LST-1196 USS Harlan County
1971-oct-02LaunchedLaunched US LST-1197 USS Barnstable County
1971-oct-16CommissionedCommissioned US LST-1193 USS Fairfax County
1971-dec-04LaunchedLaunched US LST-1198 USS Bristol County
1972-apr-08CommissionedCommissioned US LST-1196 USS Harlan County
1972-may-27CommissionedCommissioned US LST-1197 USS Barnstable County
1972-aug-05CommissionedCommissioned US LST-1198 USS Bristol County
1987-jan-10AircraftAircraft US LST-1198 USS Bristol County USCG HH-52A 1442 accident
1992-sep-30DecommissionedDecommissioned US LST-1179 USS Newport
1993-apr-08DecommissionedDecommissioned US LST-1182 USS Fresno
1993-jun-30DecommissionedDecommissioned US LST-1180 USS Manitowic
1993-sep-30DecommissionedDecommissioned US LST-1181 USS Sumter
1994-jun-28StruckStruck US LST-1188 USS Saginaw from USN
1994-jun-29DecommissionedDecommissioned US LST-1197 USS Barnstable County
1994-jul-29DecommissionedDecommissioned US LST-1198 USS Bristol County
1994-augFate: transferedFate: transfered US LST-1188 USS Saginaw Sold to Royal Australian Navy
1994-aug-16Fate: transferedFate: transfered US LST-1198 USS Bristol County to Morocco
1994-aug-16CommissionedCommissioned MA BDC Sidi Mohammed Ben Abdellah
1994-aug-26DecommissionedDecommissioned US LST-1186 USS Cayuga
1994-aug-26Fate: transferedFate: transfered US LST-1197 USS Barnstable County to Spain
1994-aug-26CommissionedCommissioned ES L-41 Hernán Cortés
1994-aug-29CommissionedCommissioned AU L51 HMAS Kanimbla into RAN service as HMAS Kanimbla
1994-sep-27Fate: transferedFate: transfered US LST-1193 USS Fairfax County Sold to Royal Australian Navy
1994-nov-25StruckStruck US LST-1193 USS Fairfax County
1994-nov-25CommissionedCommissioned AU L52 HMAS Manoora ex USS Fairfax County
1994-nov-25HomeportHomeport AU L52 HMAS Manoora Sydney
1995-apr-14DecommissionedDecommissioned US LST-1196 USS Harlan County
1995-sep-30DecommissionedDecommissioned US LST-1189 USS San Bernardino
1995-sep-30CommissionedCommissioned CL LST-93 Valdivia ex USS San Bernardino (LST-1189)
1997-may-08CommissionedCommissioned TW LST-232 ROCS Chung Ho following a lease commencing 1 Jul 1995
1997-may-08CommissionedCommissioned TW LST-233 ROCS Chung Ping following a lease commencing 1 Jul 1995
1999HomeportHomeport AU L51 HMAS Kanimbla Garden Island, Sydney (HMAS Kuttabul)
2000-apr-27Fate: transferedFate: transfered US LST-1196 USS Harlan County to Spain
2000-apr-27CommissionedCommissioned ES L-42 Pizarro
2001-jan-24Fate: transferedFate: transfered US LST-1186 USS Cayuga to Brazil
2001-jan-24CommissionedCommissioned BR G28 NDCC Mattoso Maia
2001-may-23Fate: transferedFate: transfered US LST-1179 USS Newport to Mexico
2001-may-23CommissionedCommissioned MX A-411 Papaloapan
2001-aug-24Port VisitPort Visit AU L52 HMAS Manoora arrived Ho Chi Minh City for goodwill visit in company with HMAS Canberra and HMAS Warramunga.
2002-jul-23StruckStruck US LST-1186 USS Cayuga
2002-jul-23StruckStruck US LST-1196 USS Harlan County
2002-jul-23StruckStruck US LST-1197 USS Barnstable County
2002-jul-23DecommissionedDecommissioned ES L-41 Hernán Cortés
2002-oct-05DecommissionedDecommissioned US LST-1184 USS Frederick
2002-nov-22Fate: transferedFate: transfered US LST-1184 USS Frederick to Mexico
2002-nov-22CommissionedCommissioned MX A-412 ARM Usumacinta
2006-nov-29AircraftAircraft AU L51 HMAS Kanimbla Army Blackhawk A25-221 rolled over the deck , off Fiji whilst carrying SAS troops and w/o
2008-may-09DeploymentDeployment AU L52 HMAS Manoora worked in a joint Australian-New Zealand amphibious task group to launch NZ Queen Alexandras Mounted Rifles at Perfume Point, near Napier. Returned to Lyttleton to offload by 17 May.
2010 AU L51 HMAS Kanimbla Temporary suspension of operations by Seaworthiness Board.
2010-apr AU L52 HMAS Manoora Temporary suspension of operations by Seaworthiness Board
2011-nov-25DecommissionedDecommissioned AU L51 HMAS Kanimbla at Garden Island, Sydney.
2012-dec-14DecommissionedDecommissioned ES L-42 Pizarro
2014-augFate: scrappedFate: scrapped ES L-41 Hernán Cortés Arinaga, Las Palmas de Gran Canaria
2014-sep-15Fate: sunkFate: sunk US LST-1182 USS Fresno 215m NE Guam during exercise Valiant Shield 2014
2015-novDeploymentDeployment MX A-411 Papaloapan Exercise UNITAS Atlantic 2015 in Brazil for UNITAS 2015

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