List of ship launches in 1870

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The list of ship launches in 1870 includes a chronological list of some ships launched in 1870.

Country Builder Location Ship Class / type Notes
3 January  Royal Navy Laird, Son & Co. Birkenhead HMS Vanguard Audacious-class battleship
18 January  Hellenic Navy Stabilimento Tecnico Triestino Trieste Vasilissa Olga Battleship
1 February  United Kingdom Maudslay, Sons & Field Greenwich Blackadder Clipper
19 February  Royal Navy Dudgeon Poplar, London HMS Abyssinia Breastwork monitor
1 March  Royal Navy Pembroke Dockyard Pembroke HMS Iron Duke Audacious-class battleship
2 March  Royal Navy Thames Ironworks and Shipbuilding Company River Thames HMS Magdala Cerberus-class monitor
3 March  United Kingdom J & G Thomson Govan SS Abyssinia ocean liner
19 March  Royal Navy Napier Govan HMS Hotspur Ironclad ram
31 May  Royal Navy Chatham Dockyard Chatham HMS Sultan Central battery ironclad
15 June  Royal Navy Palmers Shipbuilding and Iron Company Jarrow HMS Swiftsure Swiftsure-class battleship
July  United Kingdom Charles Mitchell and Co. Newcastle upon Tyne SS Cheviot Cargo ship
27 August  United Kingdom Harland and Wolff Belfast RMS Oceanic ocean liner
10 September  United Kingdom William Denny and Brothers Dumbarton SS Parthia ocean liner
27 September  Royal Navy Palmers Shipbuilding and Iron Company Jarrow HMS Triumph Swiftsure-class battleship
1 December  United Kingdom Thomas Royden & Sons Liverpool SS Asiatic Cargo ship
19 December  Royal Navy Pembroke Dockyard Pembroke HMY Osborne Royal yacht
Date unspecified  Imperial Japanese Navy A. Hall & Co. Aberdeen Unyo Gunboat

See also[edit]

Ship events in 1870
Ship launches: 1865 1866 1867 1868 1869 1870 1871 1872 1873 1874 1875
Ship commissionings: 1865 1866 1867 1868 1869 1870 1871 1872 1873 1874 1875
Ship decommissionings: 1865 1866 1867 1868 1869 1870 1871 1872 1873 1874 1875
Shipwrecks: 1865 1866 1867 1868 1869 1870 1871 1872 1873 1874 1875