List of ship launches in 1894

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The list of ship launches in 1894 includes a chronological list of some ships launched in 1894.

Date Country Builder Location Ship Class / type Notes
January  France Chanzy Amiral Charner-class cruiser For Marine Nationale
3 February  Germany Blohm & Voss Hamburg Wittekind Cargo liner For Norddeutscher Lloyd
7 February  United Kingdom John I. Thornycroft & Company Chiswick Decoy Daring-class destroyer For Royal Navy
10 February  United States Delaware River Shipbuilding and Engine Works Chester, Pennsylvania Yorktown Passenger ship For Old Dominion Steamship Company
14 February  United Kingdom Pembroke Dockyard Pembroke Hazard Dryad-class torpedo gunboat For Royal Navy
20 February  United Kingdom William Denny and Brothers Dumbarton Duke of York Passenger ship For London and North Western Railway
20 February  United Kingdom Devonport Dockyard Devonport Harrier Dryad-class torpedo gunboat For Royal Navy
6 April  United Kingdom Devonport Dockyard Devonport Halcyon Dryad-class torpedo gunboat For Royal Navy
12 May  United States Iowa Iron Works Dubuque, Iowa Ericsson Torpedo boat For United States Navy
17 May  Norway Karljohansverns Verft Horten Æger Rendel gunboat For Kongelig Norske Marine
18 May  United Kingdom Charles Connell and Company Glasgow Mersey Sailing ship For Nourse Line
2 June  Russia New Admiralty Shipyard Saint Petersburg Sissoi Veliky Pre-dreadnought battleship For Imperial Russian Navy
16 June  United Kingdom Yarrow Shipbuilders Poplar Hasty Charger-class destroyer For Royal Navy
21 June  United Kingdom D. and W. Henderson and Company, Glasgow Saint Ninian Cargo ship For Saint Ninian Steamship Co Ltd
3 July  United Kingdom Devonport Dockyard Devonport Hussar Dryad-class torpedo gunboat For Royal Navy
12 July  France Toulon shipyard Toulon Carnot Ironclad battleship For Marine Nationale
19 July  United Kingdom Portsmouth Dockyard Portsmouth Eclipse Eclipse-class cruiser For Royal Navy
21 July  United Kingdom Vickers Barrow in Furness Sturgeon Sturgeon-class destroyer For Royal Navy
25 July  United Kingdom Russell & Co Ltd Port Glasgow Clyde Sailing ship For Nourse Line
2 August  France Rochefort shipyard Rochefort Bruix Amiral Charner-class cruiser For Marine Nationale
22 August  Russia Baltic Words Saint Petersburg Admiral Seniavin Admiral Ushakov-class coastal defense ship For Imperial Russian Navy
15 September  United Kingdom Yarrow Shipbuilders Poplar Charger Charger-class destroyer For Royal Navy
8 October  France Société des Forges et Chantiers de la Méditerranée Le Havre Latouche-Tréville Armoured cruiser For Marine Nationale
16 October  United Kingdom John I. Thornycroft & Company Chiswick Ardent Ardent-class destroyer For Royal Navy
18 October  Germany Wilhelmshaven Imperial Shipyard Wilhelmshaven SMS Geier Bussard-class cruiser For Imperial German Navy
1 November  Russia Galerniy Yard Saint Petersburg Petropavlovsk Petropavlovsk-class battleship For Imperial Russian Navy
3 November  Germany Kaiserliche Werft Danzig Odin Odin-class coastal defense ship For Kaiserliche Marine
6 November  Russia New Admiralty Shipyard Saint Petersburg Poltava Pre-dreadnought battleship For Imperial Russian Navy
12 November  United States William Cramp and Sons Philadelphia St. Louis Ocean liner For International Navigation Company
17 November  United Kingdom Laird, Son and Co Ltd Birkenhead Banshee Banshee-class destroyer For Royal Navy
28 November  United Kingdom John I. Thornycroft & Company Chiswick Boxer Ardent-class destroyer For Royal Navy
1 December  United Kingdom Laird, Son and Co Ltd Birkenhead Contest Banshee-class destroyer For Royal Navy
9 December  United Kingdom Laird, Son and Co Ltd Birkenhead Lynx Ferret-class destroyer For Royal Navy
13 December  United Kingdom J. Samuel White Cowes Conflict Conflict-class destroyer For Royal Navy
15 December  United Kingdom Laird, Son and Co Ltd Birkenhead Dragon Banshee-class destroyer For Royal Navy
19 December  United Kingdom Chatham Dockyard Chatham Magnificent Majestic-class battleship For Royal Navy
28 December  United Kingdom Sheerness Dockyard Sheerness Torch Alert-class sloop For Royal Navy
Unknown date  United Kingdom Fleming & Ferguson Aberdeen Aberdeen Lighthouse supply and buoy vessel For Canadian Government
Unknown date  United States Everett Shipyards Everett, Washington City of Everett Whaleback For Alexander McDougall
Unknown date  United States South Roundout, New York Derry Barge For Susquehanna Coal Company
Unknown date  United States Bowns Nanticoke, Maryland Helen Baughman Schooner For Maryland State Conservation Commission
Unknown date  United States M D Battomer Baltimore Katherine K. Tugboat For S H Freas, Miami
Unknown date  United States William Cramp & Sons Philadelphia Lebanon Collier For Reading Company
Unknown date  United States LV-58 Lightship For United States Lighthouse Board
Unknown date  United Kingdom Harland & Wolff Belfast Persia Ocean liner For Hamburg America Line
Unknown date  United Kingdom John Readhead & Sons South Shields Peter Jebsen Collier For L F Chapman & Co Ltd.
Unknown date  United Kingdom Clydebank Rocket Rocket-class destroyer For Royal Navy
Unknown date  United Kingdom A. & J. Inglis Glasgow Safra El-Bahr Royal yacht For the Khedive of Egypt
Unknown date  United Kingdom Clydebank Shark Rocket-class destroyer For Royal Navy
Unknown date  United Kingdom Vickers Barrow in Furness Skate Sturgeon-class destroyer For Royal Navy
Unknown date  United Kingdom Swan & Hunter Wallsend Solveig Cargo ship
Unknown date  United Kingdom Clydebank Surly Rocket-class destroyer For Royal Navy
Unknown date  United Kingdom Brown and Hood Wallsend on Tyne Turbinia Experimental steamship For Parsons Marine Steam Turbine Company

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Ship events in 1894
Ship launches: 1889 1890 1891 1892 1893 1894 1895 1896 1897 1898 1899
Ship commissionings: 1889 1890 1891 1892 1893 1894 1895 1896 1897 1898 1899
Ship decommissionings: 1889 1890 1891 1892 1893 1894 1895 1896 1897 1898 1899
Shipwrecks: 1889 1890 1891 1892 1893 1894 1895 1896 1897 1898 1899