List of ship launches in 1898

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The list of ship launches in 1898 includes a chronological list of some ships launched in 1898.

Builder Location Ship Class / type Notes
5 January  United Kingdom Vickers Limited Barrow-in-Furness Amphitrite Diadem-class cruiser
24 January  United Kingdom Fairfield Shipbuilding and Engineering Company Govan Scotland Argonaut Diadem-class cruiser
10 February  United Kingdom Kingston upon Hull Bullfinch Bullfinch-class destroyer
22 February  United Kingdom Hawthorn Leslie and Company Newcastle-upon-Tyne Mermaid Mermaid-class destroyer
26 February  United States Detroit Dry Dock Company Wyandotte, Michigan City of Erie Paddle steamer
21 March  United Kingdom Kingston upon Hull Dove Bullfinch-class destroyer
24 March  United States Newport News Shipbuilding & Dry Dock Company Newport News, Virginia Kearsarge Kearsarge-class battleship
24 March  United States Newport News Shipbuilding & Dry Dock Company Newport News, Virginia Kentucky Kearsarge-class battleship
7 April  United Kingdom Fairfield Shipbuilding and Engineering Company Govan Scotland Hermes Highflyer-class cruiser
21 April  United Kingdom Armstrong Whitworth Newcastle upon Tyne Sampo Icebreaker For Finnish Board of Navigation
22 April  United Kingdom J & G Thompson Clydebank Ariadne Diadem-class cruiser
7 May  United Kingdom Harland and Wolff Belfast Statendam Ocean liner For the Holland America Line
18 May  United States William Cramp and Sons Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Alabama Illinois-class battleship
1 June  Norway Karljohansvern naval yard Horten, Norway Storm 1. class torpedo boat
4 June  United Kingdom Fairfield Shipbuilding and Engineering Company Govan, Scotland Highflyer Highflyer-class cruiser
22 September  Norway Karljohansvern naval yard Horten, Norway Brand 1. class torpedo boat
4 October  United States Newport News Shipbuilding & Dry Dock Company Newport News, Virginia Illinois Illinois-class battleship
27 October  United Kingdom London and Glasgow Shipbuilding Company Glasgow Hyacinth Highflyer-class cruiser
27 October  United Kingdom Royal Navy Dockyard Pembroke Dock Spartiate Diadem-class cruiser
October  United Kingdom W Brighton Oulton Broad Albion Norfolk wherry For WD & AE Walker, Bungay
1 November  United Kingdom Thames Ironworks Leamouth, London Shikishima Shikishima-class battleship For Imperial Japanese Navy
26 November  United States Union Iron Works San Francisco, California Wisconsin Illinois-class battleship

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Ship events in 1898
Ship launches: 1893 1894 1895 1896 1897 1898 1899 1900 1901 1902 1903
Ship commissionings: 1893 1894 1895 1896 1897 1898 1899 1900 1901 1902 1903
Ship decommissionings: 1893 1894 1895 1896 1897 1898 1899 1900 1901 1902 1903
Shipwrecks: 1893 1894 1895 1896 1897 1898 1899 1900 1901 1902 1903