List of ship decommissionings in 1970

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The list of ship decommissionings in 1970 includes a chronological list of ships decommissioned in 1970.

Operator Ship Flag Class and type Fate Other notes
15 January  United States Navy Valley Forge Essex-class amphibious assault ship Scrapped
30 January  United States Navy Princeton Essex-class aircraft carrier Scrapped
6 July Siljarederiet Fennia  Finland Ferry Sold to Svea Line (Finland) Continued in Silja Line traffic
6 August  United States Navy Bennington Essex-class aircraft carrier Scrapped Reserve until stricken in 1989
26 June  United States Navy Hornet Essex-class aircraft carrier Museum ship Naval Air Station Alameda
27 June  United States Navy Yorktown Essex-class aircraft carrier Museum ship Patriot's Point, South Carolina
3 July  Royal Canadian Navy Bonaventure Majestic-class aircraft carrier Scrapped in 1971


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