List of ship commissionings in 1978

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The list of ship commissionings in 1978 includes a chronological list of all ships commissioned in 1978.

Operator Ship Flag Class and type Pennant Other notes
9 January Birka Line Prinsessan  Finland ferry Former Finnhansa with Finnlines
16 January Sessan Linjen Fennia  Finland ferry chartered from Svea Line (Finland)
February Kefalliniki Sa Ainos  Greece ferry ex-Manic with La Traverse Nord-Sud Ltd
3 April Minoan Lines Knossos  Greece ferry Former Saga with Swedish Lloyd
24 April Svea Line (Finland) Fennia  Finland ferry In Silja Line traffic
10 May Polferries Rogalin  Poland ferry ex-Aallotar chartered by Polferries from Effoa
13 May DFDS Seaways Dana Anglia  Denmark Ferry
9 June P&O Normandy Ferries nf Tiger  United Kingdom ferry ex-Katteget with Jydsk Færgefart A/S
1 September Stena Line Stena Oceanica  Sweden ferry Former Patricia with Swedish Lloyd. Heavily rebuilt before entered service.
26 October  Royal Netherlands Navy Kortenaer Kortenaer-class frigate F807
9 November Stena Line Stena Baltica  Sweden ferry Former Peer Günt with Aarhus-Oslo Linie


See also[edit]

Ship events in 1978
Ship launches: 1973 1974 1975 1976 1977 1978 1979 1980 1981 1982 1983
Ship commissionings: 1973 1974 1975 1976 1977 1978 1979 1980 1981 1982 1983
Ship decommissionings: 1973 1974 1975 1976 1977 1978 1979 1980 1981 1982 1983
Shipwrecks: 1973 1974 1975 1976 1977 1978 1979 1980 1981 1982 1983