List of ship decommissionings in 1959

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The list of ship decommissionings in 1959 includes a chronological list of all ships decommissioned in 1959.

Operator Ship Class and type Fate Other notes
15 January  United States Navy Cape Esperance Casablanca class escort carrier Scrapped
February  Royal Navy Warrior Colossus class aircraft carrier Sold to Argentina Renamed ARA Independencia
15 May  United States Navy Leyte Essex class aircraft carrier Scrapped Reserve until stricken in 1969
21 August  Royal Norwegian Navy Otra Minesweeper Scrapped Laid up until stricken in April 1963
21 August  Royal Norwegian Navy Rauma Minesweeper Scrapped Laid up until stricken in April 1963
Date uncertain  United States Military Sea Transportation Service Windham Bay Casablanca class aircraft transport Scrapped
Date uncertain  Royal Norwegian Navy Tor Sleipner class destroyer Scrapped Rebuilt as frigate in 1948
Date uncertain  Royal Norwegian Navy Odin Sleipner class destroyer Scrapped Rebuilt as frigate in 1948
Date uncertain  Royal Norwegian Navy Gyller Sleipner class destroyer Scrapped Rebuilt as frigate in 1948
Date uncertain  Royal Norwegian Navy Sleipner Sleipner class destroyer Scrapped Rebuilt as frigate in 1948


See also[edit]

Ship events in 1959
Ship launches: 1954 1955 1956 1957 1958 1959 1960 1961 1962 1963 1964
Ship commissionings: 1954 1955 1956 1957 1958 1959 1960 1961 1962 1963 1964
Ship decommissionings: 1954 1955 1956 1957 1958 1959 1960 1961 1962 1963 1964
Shipwrecks: 1954 1955 1956 1957 1958 1959 1960 1961 1962 1963 1964