List of ship commissionings in 1968

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The list of ship commissionings in 1968 includes a chronological list of all ships commissioned in 1968.

Operator Ship Flag Class and type Pennant Other notes
24 January  Royal Australian Navy Advance Attack-class patrol boat P 83
9 February  Royal Australian Navy Stalwart Destroyer tender A 215
23 April  Royal Australian Navy Otway Oberon-class submarine S 59
26 April  Royal Australian Navy Acute Attack-class patrol boat P 81
11 May  United States Navy Schofield Brooke-class frigate FFG-3
15 May  Royal Australian Navy Archer Attack-class patrol boat P 86
15 May  Royal Netherlands Navy Isaac Sweers Van Speijk-class frigate F814
21 June  Royal Australian Navy Aware Attack-class patrol boat P 91
28 June  United States Navy Hammerhead Sturgeon-class submarine SSN-663
30 June Black Sea Shipping Company Shota Rustaveli  Soviet Union Ivan Franko-class passenger ship
12 July  Royal Australian Navy Assail Attack-class patrol boat P 89
13 July  United States Navy O'Callahan Garcia-class ocean escort DE-1051
16 August  Royal Australian Navy Barbette Attack-class patrol boat P 97
17 August  Royal Australian Navy Adroit Attack-class patrol boat P 82
7 September  United States Navy John F. Kennedy Modified Kitty Hawk-class aircraft carrier CV-67
19 October  United States Navy Albert David Garcia-class ocean escort DE-1050
19 October  United States Navy Koelsch Garcia-class ocean escort DE-1049
21 October  Royal Australian Navy Ladava Attack-class patrol boat P 92
26 October  Royal Australian Navy Ardent Attack-class patrol boat P 84
26 October  Royal Australian Navy Barricade Attack-class patrol boat P 98
5 November  Royal Australian Navy Bombard Attack-class patrol boat P 99
16 November  United States Navy New Orleans Iwo Jima-class amphibious assault ship LPH-11
29 November  Royal Australian Navy Madang Attack-class patrol boat P 94
6 December  United States Navy Gurnard Sturgeon-class submarine SSN-662
14 December  Royal Australian Navy Bandolier Attack-class patrol boat P 95

See also[edit]

Ship events in 1968
Ship launches: 1963 1964 1965 1966 1967 1968 1969 1970 1971 1972 1973
Ship commissionings: 1963 1964 1965 1966 1967 1968 1969 1970 1971 1972 1973
Ship decommissionings: 1963 1964 1965 1966 1967 1968 1969 1970 1971 1972 1973
Shipwrecks: 1963 1964 1965 1966 1967 1968 1969 1970 1971 1972 1973