LPH-2 IWO JIMA class
|Iwo Jima||LPH 2||Puget Sound NSY||Norfolk||30 Jan 1958||26 Aug 1961||14 Jul 1993|
|Okinawa||LPH 3||Philadelphia NSY||San Diego||24 Oct 1958||14 Apr 1962||17 Dec 1992|
|Guadalcanal||LPH 7||Philadelphia NSY||Norfolk||21 Dec 1959||20 Jul 1963||31 Aug 1994|
|Guam||LPH 9||Philadelphia NSY||Norfolk||21 Sep 1961||16 Jan 1965||25 Aug 1998|
|Tripoli||LPH 10||Ingalls||San Diego||10 Dec 1962||06 Aug 1966||15 Sep 1995|
|New Orleans||LPH 11||Philadelphia NSY||San Diego||18 Dec 1964||16 Nov 1968||01 Oct 1997|
|Inchon||LPH 12||Converted to Mine Countermeasures Support Ship|
|NOTE: The LPH designation has been applied to a variety of dissimilar ships.
To further confuse matters, the numbering sequence is non-sequential.
LPH 1 was Block Island [ex CVE-106] and LPH 6 was Thetis Bay [ex CVE-90]
LPH 4, 5 & 8 were converted Essex-class [CV-9] carriers
CV-40 Tarawa, an Essex-class [CV-9] carrier, operated with helicopters, without the LPH designation.
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