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United States Navy
This is a list of United States Navy amphibious warfare ships. This type of ship has been in use with the US Navy since World War I. Ship status is indicated as either currently active [A], inactive [I], or precommissioning [P]. Ships in the inactive category include all that have been decommissioned. Ships in the precommissioning category include ships under construction or on order.
(Classes marked with † also include Troop Transports (AP))
(* cancelled in 1945)
• Not to be confused with hull code "HST", also for "High Speed Transport", currently assigned only to experimental high-speed catamaran designs, and high-speed catamarans chartered from private ferry companies.
The following ships are converted escort carriers that were numbered along with the Iwo Jima-class, though they are not a part of that class.
Towards the end of World War II the United States Navy built 558 Landing Ship Medium (LSM) type vessels across three classes.