List of ship commissionings in 1946

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The list of ship commissionings in 1946 includes a chronological list of all ships decommissioned in 1946.

Operator Ship Class and type Pennant Other notes
15 January  United States Navy Palau Commencement Bay class escort carrier CVE-122
25 January  Royal Navy Warrior Majestic class aircraft carrier 31
27 February  United States Navy Sicily Commencement Bay class escort carrier CVE-118
2 March  United States Navy Kearsarge Essex class aircraft carrier CV-33
14 March  Royal Canadian Navy Warrior Majestic class aircraft carrier CVL 20 Former HMS Warrior
23 March  Royal Netherlands Navy Karel Doorman Majestic class aircraft carrier CVL 20
11 April  United States Navy Leyte Essex class aircraft carrier CV-32
11 April  United States Navy Valley Forge Essex class aircraft carrier CV-45
11 May  United States Navy Philippine Sea Essex class aircraft carrier CV-47
14 July  United States Navy Saipan Saipan class light aircraft carrier CVL-48
Date uncertain  French Navy Arromanches Colossus class light carrier R 95 Loaned from the Royal Navy; former HMS Colossus
Date uncertain  Royal Canadian Navy Magnificent Majestic class aircraft carrier CVL 21 Purchased from the Royal Navy

See also[edit]

Ship events in 1946
Ship launches: 1941 1942 1943 1944 1945 1946 1947 1948 1949 1950 1951
Ship commissionings: 1941 1942 1943 1944 1945 1946 1947 1948 1949 1950 1951
Ship decommissionings: 1941 1942 1943 1944 1945 1946 1947 1948 1949 1950 1951
Shipwrecks: 1941 1942 1943 1944 1945 1946 1947 1948 1949 1950 1951