List of ship launches in 1862

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The list of ship launches in 1862 includes a chronological list of some ships launched in 1862.

Country Builder Location Ship Class / type Notes
30 January  United States Continental Iron Works Brooklyn, New York Monitor Ironclad warship
14 February  United States H.L and C.S. Bushnell Mystic, Connecticut Galena Ironclad screw steamer
8 March  Confederate States of America Portsmouth, Virginia Virginia Ironclad warship rebuilt from the wreck of the USS Merrimack
19 March  United Kingdom Devonport Dockyard Devonport, Devon Ocean Prince Consort-class ironclad
20 March  United States Philadelphia Navy Yard Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Juniata Sloop-of-war
15 April  United States Portsmouth Navy Yard Kittery, Maine Sonoma sidewheel gunboat
24 April  Confederate States of America J. T. Shirley Memphis, Tennessee Arkansas Ironclad warship
28 April  United States Portsmouth Navy Yard Kittery, Maine Sacramento Sloop
1 May  United States Neafie & Levy Kensington, Philadelphia Alligator Submarine first submarine of the United States Navy
1 May  United States Portsmouth Navy Yard Kittery, Maine Conemaugh sidewheel steamer
6 May  Confederate States of America Gosport Navy Yard Portsmouth, Virginia Richmond Ironclad ram
10 May  United States William Henry Webb New York City Dunderberg screw Frigate
10 May  United States William Cramp and Sons Philadelphia, Pennsylvania New Ironsides broadside ironclad
26 June  United Kingdom Prince Consort Prince Consort-class ironclad
3 July  United Kingdom Caird and Co Greenock, Scotland Lord Clyde Clyde packet purchased by Confederate States Navy, captured by United States Navy
10 July  United States Philadelphia Navy Yard Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Monongahela Barkentine Sloop-of-war
29 July  Confederate States of America John Laird Sons and Company Birkenhead Alabama Sloop-of-war
9 August  United States New York Navy Yard Brooklyn Lackawanna Sloop-of-war
30 August  United States Continental Iron Works Greenport, New York Passaic Passaic class monitor
September  Confederate States of America Cameron & Co Charleston, South Carolina Palmetto State Ironclad ram
10 September  United Kingdom Chatham Dockyard Chatham, Kent Royal Oak Prince Consort-class ironclad
26 September  United Kingdom Portsmouth Hector Hector class battleship
27 September  United States Harlan and Hollingsworth Wilmington, Delaware Patapsco Passaic class monitor
16 October  United States New York Navy Yard Brooklyn Ticonderoga Sloop-of-war
24 October  United Kingdom Woolwich Dockyard Woolwich Caledonia Prince Consort-class ironclad
5 November  United States Zeno Secor & Company Jersey City, New Jersey Weehawken Passaic class monitor
6 December  United States Charles W. Whitney New York City Keokuk Ironclad steamer
6 December  United States Atlantic Iron Works Boston, Massachusetts Nantucket Passaic class monitor
8 December  United States Philadelphia Navy Yard Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Shenandoah Screw sloop
23 December  United States Portsmouth Navy Yard Kittery, Maine Sassacus Side wheel steamer
unknown date  United Kingdom Richard Tredwen Padstow, Cornwall Mary Jane Schooner known as The Sabbath Breaker as she became stuck on launch and freed hershelf the following Sunday

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Ship events in 1862
Ship launches: 1857 1858 1859 1860 1861 1862 1863 1864 1865 1866 1867
Ship commissionings: 1857 1858 1859 1860 1861 1862 1863 1864 1865 1866 1867
Ship decommissionings: 1857 1858 1859 1860 1861 1862 1863 1864 1865 1866 1867
Shipwrecks: 1857 1858 1859 1860 1861 1862 1863 1864 1865 1866 1867