Allied Warships

Landing Ships Infantrys

No specific class

23 ships

The landing ship infantry HMS Prince Leopold (4.251) of the Royal Navy. She was lost on 29 Jul 1944.

Technical information

TypeLanding Ships Infantry
Notes on class

These ships were merchant ships requisitioned by the Admiralty.
LSI(L) = Landing Ship Infantry (Large)
LSI(M) = Landing Ship Infantry (Medium)
LSI(S) = Landing Ship Infantry (Small)
LSI(H) = Landing Ship Infantry (Hand-hoisting)

Displacement and armament are listed, if known to us, on each individual page.

There were other ships in operation as Landing Ships Infantry but these were operated by the MoWT and were civilian manned. These ships are not listed here.

The following former Armed Merchant Cruisers were manned with naval personnel. As we don't want to list them twice here are the links to their pages as Armed Merchant Cruiser. You will find the details for their service as Landing Ships Infantry there;

Royal Australian Navy

LSI(L) HMAS Kanimbla
LSI(L) HMAS Manoora
LSI(L) HMAS Westralia

Royal Canadian Navy

LSI(M) HMCS Prince David
LSI(M) HMCS Prince Henry

All ships of the class


Royal Navy Royal Navy (more on Royal Navy)

HMS Duke of Wellington (4.400)
HMS Invicta (4.283)
HMS Royal Scotsman (F 115)
HMS Royal Ulsterman (F 63)
HMS St. Helier (4.255)
HMS Ulster Monarch (F 69)


Royal Indian Navy Royal Indian Navy (more on Royal Indian Navy)

HMIS El Hind (F 120) Lost on 14 Apr 1944

Royal Navy Royal Navy (more on Royal Navy)

HMS Glenearn (4.250)
HMS Glengyle (4.196)
HMS Glenroy (4.256)
HMS Karanja (F 128) Lost on 12 Nov 1942
HMS Keren (F 132)
HMS Lamont (4.420)
HMS Persimmon (4.422)


Royal Navy Royal Navy (more on Royal Navy)

HMS Princess Beatrix (4.44)
HMS Queen Emma (4.180)


Royal Navy Royal Navy (more on Royal Navy)

HMS Prince Albert (4.35)
HMS Prince Badouin (4.88)
HMS Prince Charles (4.120)
HMS Prince Leopold (4.251) Lost on 29 Jul 1944
HMS Prince Philippe Lost on 15 Jul 1941
HMS Princess Astrid (4.226)
HMS Princess Josephine Charlotte (4.238)

23 Landing Ships Infantrys of the class. 4 of them were lost.

See all Landing Ships Infantry classes.

class ships hit by U-boats (1)

29 Jul 1944HMS Prince LeopoldSunkU-621

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