List of ship commissionings in 1970

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The list of ship commissionings in 1970 includes a chronological list of all ships commissioned in 1970.

Operator Ship Flag Class and type Pennant Other notes
20 January  Royal Australian Navy Swan River-class destroyer escort DE 50
4 February  United States Navy Finback Sturgeon-class submarine SSN-670
12 February  Royal Navy Scylla Leander-class frigate F71
7 March  Royal Navy Norfolk County-class destroyer D21
29 April  United States Navy Flying Fish Sturgeon-class submarine SSN-673
29 April Rederi AB Slite Apollo  Sweden Ferry For Viking Line traffic
2 May  German Navy Rommel Lütjens-class destroyer D187
24 May  United States Navy Inchon Iwo Jima-class amphibious assault ship LPH-12
6 July Svea Line (Finland) Fennia  Finland Ferry Transferred from Siljarederiet; continued in Silja Line traffic
9 July  Royal Navy Achilles Leander-class frigate F12
14 July  Royal Navy Antrim County-class destroyer D18
18 July  United States Navy Blakely Knox-class frigate FF-1072
9 August Rederi Ab Sally Viking 1  Finland Ferry For Viking Line traffic
14 August  United States Navy Trepang Sturgeon-class submarine SSN-674
22 August  United States Navy Whipple Knox-class frigate FF-1062
September SF Line Marella  Finland Ferry For Viking Line traffic
1 December  United States Navy Badger Knox-class frigate FF-1071
12 December  United States Navy Ouellet Knox-class frigate FF-1077


See also[edit]

Ship events in 1970
Ship launches: 1965 1966 1967 1968 1969 1970 1971 1972 1973 1974 1975
Ship commissionings: 1965 1966 1967 1968 1969 1970 1971 1972 1973 1974 1975
Ship decommissionings: 1965 1966 1967 1968 1969 1970 1971 1972 1973 1974 1975
Shipwrecks: 1965 1966 1967 1968 1969 1970 1971 1972 1973 1974 1975