List of ship launches in 1931

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The list of ship launches in 1931 includes a chronological list of some ships launched in 1931.

Date Ship Country Service Builder Location Class Notes
28 February Savarona  Germany Blohm + Voss Hamburg Passenger ship
1 April[1] Bideford  United Kingdom Royal Navy Devonport Dockyard[1] Devonport, England Shoreham-class sloop
19 May Deutschland  Germany Reichsmarine Deutsche Werke Kiel, Germany Deutschland-class cruiser
18 July Strathaird  England Peninsular and Oriental Steam Navigation Company Vickers Shipbuilding and Engineering Barrow-in-Furness
29 September[2] Cygnet  United Kingdom Royal Navy Vickers Armstrong[2] Barrow-in-Furness, England C-class destroyer Transferred to the Royal Canadian Navy in 1937[2]
10 October SS Monterey  United States Matson Navigation Co Bethlehem Steel Co. Quincy Ocean liner
October Conte di Savoia  Italy Italian Line Cantieri Riuniti dell'Adriatico Trieste Ocean liner
7 November Indianapolis  United States United States Navy New York Shipbuilding Corporation Camden, New Jersey Portland-class cruiser
15 December Manhattan  United States New York Shipbuilding Camden, New Jersey Oceanliner Commissioned by the United States Navy in 1941 as USS Wakefield
unknown date SS Mariposa  United States Fore River Shipyard, Bethlehem Shipbuilding Corporation Matson Line Ocean Liner

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Notes[edit]

  1. ^ a b Colledge (2003), p50
  2. ^ a b c Colledge (2003), p91

References[edit]

  • Colledge, J.J. & Warlow, Ben (2003), Ships of the Royal Navy: The Complete Record of All Fighting Ships of the Royal Navy, Greenhill ISBN 1-85367-566-0
Ship events in 1931
Ship launches: 1926 1927 1928 1929 1930 1931 1932 1933 1934 1935 1936
Ship commissionings: 1926 1927 1928 1929 1930 1931 1932 1933 1934 1935 1936
Ship decommissionings: 1926 1927 1928 1929 1930 1931 1932 1933 1934 1935 1936
Shipwrecks: 1926 1927 1928 1929 1930 1931 1932 1933 1934 1935 1936