List of ship decommissionings in 1998

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The list of ship decommissionings in 1998 includes a chronological list of all ships decommissioned in 1998.


Operator Ship Flag Class and type Fate Other notes
16 March  Soviet Navy Razumnyy Project 1135 large anti-submarine ship Scrapped
31 March  United States Navy Fahrion Oliver Hazard Perry-class frigate Transferred to Egypt in 1998 Renamed Sharm El-Sheik
7 July  United States Navy Arkansas Virginia-class cruiser Scrapped
25 August  United States Guam Iwo Jima-class amphibious assault ship Storage James River
18 September  United States Navy Lewis B. Puller Oliver Hazard Perry-class frigate Transferred to Egypt in 1998 Renamed Toushka
30 September  United States Navy Independence Forrestal-class aircraft carrier Reserve

See also[edit]

Ship events in 1998
Ship launches: 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003
Ship commissionings: 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003
Ship decommissionings: 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003
Shipwrecks: 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003