List of ship decommissionings in 1956

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The list of ship decommissionings in 1956 includes a chronological list of all ships decommissioned in 1956.

Operator Ship Class and type Fate Other notes
16 January  United States Navy Monterey Independence class anti-submarine carrier Scrapped Reserve until stricken in 1970
3 June  United States Navy Siboney Commencement Bay class escort carrier Scrapped Reserve until stricken in 1970
31 August  United States Navy Point Cruz Commencement Bay class escort carrier Reserve Reactivated by the Military Sea Transportation Service in 1965
Date uncertain  Royal Canadian Navy Magnificent Majestic class aircraft carrier


See also[edit]

Ship events in 1956
Ship launches: 1951 1952 1953 1954 1955 1956 1957 1958 1959 1960 1961
Ship commissionings: 1951 1952 1953 1954 1955 1956 1957 1958 1959 1960 1961
Ship decommissionings: 1951 1952 1953 1954 1955 1956 1957 1958 1959 1960 1961
Shipwrecks: 1951 1952 1953 1954 1955 1956 1957 1958 1959 1960 1961