List of ship decommissionings in 1991

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The list of ship decommissionings in 1991 includes a chronological list of all ships decommissioned in 1991.

Operator Ship Flag Class and type Fate Other notes
15 January Fred. Olsen Lines Bayard  Norway Cruiseferry Sold to Color Line Renamed Christian IV
January Sealink Stena Line St Nicholas  Bahamas Cruiseferry Rebuilt Renamed Stena Normandy (under charter from Rederi AB Gotland)
14 February  Royal Navy Phoebe Leander-class frigate Sold as scrap
22 February Scandinavian Seaways Tor Scandinavia  Denmark Cruiseferry Renamed Princess of Scandinavia
1 March Polferries Rogalin  Poland Ferry Chartered to Swansea-Cork Ferries Renamed Celtic Pride
30 April  United States Navy Coral Sea Midway-class aircraft carrier Scrapped
19 May DSB Färjedivision Peder Paars  Denmark Ferry Sold to Stena Line Renamed Stena Invicta for Sealink Stena Line traffic
30 May Silja Line Silvia Regina  Sweden Cruiseferry Sold to Stena Line Renamed Stena Britannica
May Europe Cruise Line Eurosun  Bermuda Cruise ship Transferred to Orient Line Pte Ltd Renamed Orient Sun
2 June Epirotiki Line Pegasus  Greece Cruise ship Burnt at Venice; wreck laid up in Greece. Sold to Strintzis Line in 1994 for rebuilding into a ferry; renamed Ionian Express; burnt in shipyard; scrapped 1995
30 September  Royal Navy Charybdis Leander-class frigate Sunk as a target
26 November  United States Navy Lexington Essex-class aircraft carrier Preserved Corpus Christi, Texas
Date uncertain  Uruguayan Navy 18 De Julio Scrapped
Date uncertain  Royal Navy Penelope Leander-class frigate Sold to Ecuador in 1991

See also[edit]

Ship events in 1991
Ship launches: 1986 1987 1988 1989 1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996
Ship commissionings: 1986 1987 1988 1989 1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996
Ship decommissionings: 1986 1987 1988 1989 1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996
Shipwrecks: 1986 1987 1988 1989 1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996