List of ship decommissionings in 1976

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The list of ship decommissionings in 1976 includes a chronological list of all ships decommissioned in 1976.

Operator Ship Flag Class and type Fate Other notes
15 April  United States Navy Hancock Essex-class aircraft carrier Scrapped
30 April  German Navy Greif Seeadler-class fast attack craft Sold to Greece Renamed Kyklos
7 May Finnlines Bore Star  Finland Ferry (used as a cruise ship) End of charter; returned to Steamship Company Bore Placed in Silja Line traffic
27 June  German Navy Geier Seeadler-class fast attack craft Sold to Greece Renamed Tyfon
25 July  German Navy Kondor Seeadler-class fast attack craft Sold to Greece Renamed Lailaps
30 July  German Navy Seeadler Seeadler-class fast attack craft Sold to Greece Renamed Esperos
24 August  German Navy Habicht Seeadler-class fast attack craft Sold to Greece Renamed Kataurus
1 September Steamship Company Bore Bore  Finland Ferry Laid up; sold to Jakob Lines in 1977 Renamed Borea
10 November Steamship Company Bore Bore Star  Finland Ferry Chartered to Finnlines
18 November  Royal Netherlands Navy De Zeven Provinciën De Zeven Provinciën-class cruiser Transferred to Peru Renamed Aguirre (CH-84)
26 November  German Navy Kormoran Seeadler-class fast attack craft Sold to Greece Renamed Scorpius
27 December  German Navy Sperber Seeadler-class fast attack craft Sold to Greece Cannibalized
Date uncertain  Royal Navy Hampshire County-class destroyer Scrapped
Date uncertain  Polish Navy Gryf Training and hospital ship Relegated to an accommodation ship.

See also[edit]

Ship events in 1976
Ship launches: 1971 1972 1973 1974 1975 1976 1977 1978 1979 1980 1981
Ship commissionings: 1971 1972 1973 1974 1975 1976 1977 1978 1979 1980 1981
Ship decommissionings: 1971 1972 1973 1974 1975 1976 1977 1978 1979 1980 1981
Shipwrecks: 1971 1972 1973 1974 1975 1976 1977 1978 1979 1980 1981