List of ship launches in 1945

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The list of ship launches in 1945 includes a chronological list of some of the ships launched in 1945.

Country Builder Location Ship Class / type Notes
3 January  Nazi Germany Deutsche Werft AG Hamburg U 2361 Type XXIII submarine For Kriegsmarine
3 January  Nazi Germany Germaniawerft Kiel U 4703 Type XX888 submarine For Kriegsmarine
6 January  Nazi Germany Blohm + Voss Hamburg U 2538 Type XXI submarine For Kriegsmarine
6 January  Nazi Germany Blohm + Voss Hamburg U 2539 Type XXI submarine For Kriegsmarine
6 January  Nazi Germany AG Weser Bremen U 3031 Type XXI submarine For Kriegsmarine
7 January  Nazi Germany AG Weser Bremen U 3038 Type XXI submarine For Kriegsmarine
10 January  United States Philadelphia Navy Yard Philadelphia San Marcos Casa Grande-class dock landing ship
10 January  Nazi Germany AG Weser Bremen U 3032 Type XXI submarine For Kriegsmarine
10 January  Nazi Germany Schichau-Werke Danzig U 3527 Type XXI submarine For Kriegsmarine
10 January  Nazi Germany Schichau-Werke Danzig U 3528 Type XXI submarine For Kriegsmarine
11 January  Nazi Germany Deutsche Werft AG Hamburg U 2362 Type XXIII submarine For Kriegsmarine
11 January  Nazi Germany Germaniawerft Kiel U 4705 Type XXIII submarine For Kriegsmarine
13 January  Nazi Germany Blohm + Voss Hamburg U 2540 Type XXI submarine For Kriegsmarine
13 January  Nazi Germany Blohm + Voss Hamburg U 2541 Type XXI submarine For Kriegsmarine
18 January  Nazi Germany Deutsche Werft AG Hamburg U 2363 Type XXIII submarine For Kriegsmarine
19 January  United Kingdom A & J Inglis Ltd Sunderland Empire Shetland Coaster For Ministry of War Transport
19 January  Nazi Germany Germaniawerft Kiel U 4076 Type XXIII submarine For Kriegsmarine
20 January  Nazi Germany AG Weser Bremen U 3033 Type XXI submarine For Kriegsmarine
21 January  Nazi Germany AG Weser Bremen U 3034 Type XXI submarine For Kriegsmarine
22 January  Nazi Germany Blohm + Voss Hamburg U 2542 Type XXI submarine For Kriegsmarine
23 January  Nazi Germany Deutsche Werft AG Hamburg U 2364 Type XXIII submarine For Kriegsmarine
24 January  Nazi Germany AG Weser Bremen U 3035 Type XXI submarine For Kriegsmarine
25 January  United States Todd Pacific Shipyards Tacoma, Washington Bairoko Commencement Bay-class escort carrier
25 January  Nazi Germany Germaniawerft Kiel U 4707 Type XXIII submarine For Kriegsmarine
26 January  Nazi Germany Deutsche Werft AG Hamburg U 2365 Type XXIII submarine For Kriegsmarine
27 January  Nazi Germany AG Weser Bremen U 3036 Type XXI submarine For Kriegsmarine
27 January  Nazi Germany Schichau-Werke Danzig U 3529 Type XXI submarine For Kriegsmarine
27 January  Nazi Germany Schichau-Werke Danzig U 3530 Type XXI submarine For Kriegsmarine
29 January  United Kingdom R. & W. Hawthorn, Leslie & Company Limited Newcastle upon Tyne Agincourt Battle-class destroyer
29 January  United Kingdom Grangemouth Dockyard Co Ltd Grangemouth Empire Tavistock Coaster For Ministry of War Transport
31 January  United Kingdom Harland & Wolff Govan LST 3042 LST For Royal Navy
31 January  Nazi Germany AG Weser Bremen U 3037 Type XXI submarine For Kriegsmarine
8 February  Nazi Germany Germaniawerft Kiel U 4709 Type XXIII submarine For Kriegsmarine
9 February  Nazi Germany Blohm + Voss Hamburg U 2543 Type XXI submarine For Kriegsmarine
9 February  Nazi Germany Blohm + Voss Hamburg U 2544 Type XXI submarine For Kriegsmarine
10 February  Nazi Germany AG Weser Bremen U 3040 Type XXI submarine For Kriegsmarine
10 February  Nazi Germany Schichau-Werke Danzig U 3531 Type XXI submarine For Kriegsmarine
10 February  Nazi Germany Schichau-Werke Danzig U 3532 Type XXI submarine For Kriegsmarine
12 February  United Kingdom Bartram & Sons Ltd Sunderland Empire Aden Cargo ship For Ministry of War Transport
13 February  Nazi Germany Germaniawerft Kiel U 4704 Type XXIII submarine For Kriegsmarine
13 February  Nazi Germany AG Weser Bremen U 3041 Type XXI submarine For Kriegsmarine
14 February  Nazi Germany Schichau-Werke Danzig U 3533 Type XXI submarine For Kriegsmarine
14 February  Nazi Germany Schichau-Werke Danzig U 3534 Type XXI submarine For Kriegsmarine
14 February  Nazi Germany AG Weser Bremen U 3039 Type XXI submarine For Kriegsmarine
15 February  United States Todd Pacific Shipyards Tacoma, Washington Badoeng Strait Commencement Bay-class escort carrier
17 February  Nazi Germany Deutsche Werft AG Hamburg U 2366 Type XXIII submarine For Kriegsmarine
19 February  Nazi Germany Blohm + Voss Hamburg U 2546 Type XXI submarine For Kriegsmarine
21 February  Nazi Germany Germaniawerft Kiel U 4711 Type XXIII submarine For Kriegsmarine
22 February  Nazi Germany Blohm + Voss Hamburg U 2545 Type XXI submarine For Kriegsmarine
23 February  Nazi Germany Deutsche Werft AG Hamburg U 2367 Type XXIII submarine For Kriegsmarine
25 February  United States New York Shipbuilding Corporation Camden, New Jersey Fargo Fargo-class cruiser
25 February  United States Western Pipe and Steel Company San Pedro, California Northwind (WAG-282) Wind-class icebreaker To replace USCGC Northwind (WAG-278)
27 February  United Kingdom Harland and Wolff Belfast Powerful Majestic-class aircraft carrier sold to Canada as HMCS Bonaventure
27 February  United Kingdom Goole Shipbuilding & Repairing Co Ltd Goole Empire Seascape Coaster For Ministry of War Transport
28 February  United Kingdom Vickers-Armstrong Limited Barrow-in-Furness, England Majestic Majestic-class aircraft carrier sold to Australia as HMAS Melbourne
28 February  United Kingdom William Gray & Co Ltd West Hartlepool, England Empire Caicos Cargo ship For Ministry of War Transport
February  United Kingdom Henry Scarr Ltd Hessle Empire Seabeach Coaster For Ministry of War Transport
February  United Kingdom Henry Scarr Ltd Hessle Empire Seasheltie Coaster For Ministry of War Transport
February  United Kingdom Shipbuilding Corporation Newcastle upon Tyne Empire Seaforth Coaster For Ministry of War Transport
1 March  Nazi Germany Germaniawerft Kiel U 4712 Type XXIII submarine For Kriegsmarine
1 March  Nazi Germany AG Weser Bremen U 3044 Type XXI submarine For Kriegsmarine
3 March  Australia Mort's Dock and Engineering Balmain, New South Wales Macquarie River-class frigate
6 March  Nazi Germany AG Weser Bremen U 3045 Type XXI submarine For Kriegsmarine
9 March  Nazi Germany Blohm + Voss Hamburg U 2547 Type XXI submarine For Kriegsmarine
9 March  Nazi Germany Blohm + Voss Hamburg U 2548 Type XXI submarine For Kriegsmarine
10 March  Nazi Germany AG Weser Bremen U 3046 Type XXI submarine For Kriegsmarine
16 March  United Kingdom A & J Inglis Ltd Glasgow Empire Belgrave Coastal tanker For Ministry of War Transport
16 March  United Kingdom Cochrane & Sons Ltd Selby Empire Stella tug For Ministry of War Transport
17 March  United States Todd Pacific Shipyards Tacoma, Washington Saidor Commencement Bay-class escort carrier
17 March  United Kingdom Goole Shipbuilding & Repairing Co Ltd Goole Empire Seashore Coaster For Ministry of War Transport
19 March  Nazi Germany Deutsche Werft AG Hamburg U 2368 Type XXIII submarine For Kriegsmarine
20 March  United States Newport News Shipbuilding Newport News, Virginia Midway Midway-class aircraft carrier First in class
24 March  Nazi Germany Deutsche Werft AG Hamburg U 2369 Type XXIII submarine For Kriegsmarine
24 March  Nazi Germany Germaniawerft Kiel U 4708 Type XXIII submarine For Kriegsmarine
27 March  Germany Flensburger Schiffbau-Gesellschaft Flensburg Sasbeck Cargo ship
27 March  United Kingdom S P Austin & Sons Ltd Sunderland Empire Maya Coaster For Ministry of War Transport
28 March  United Kingdom Shipbuilding Corporation Newcastle upon Tyne Empire Seabrook Coaster For Ministry of War Transport
30 March  United Kingdom Cochrane & Sons Ltd Selby Empire Sheila Tug For Ministry of War Transport
31 March  Nazi Germany Blohm + Voss Hamburg U 2551 Type XXI submarine For Kriegsmarine
31 March  Nazi Germany Blohm + Voss Hamburg U 2552 Type XXI submarine For Kriegsmarine
March  United Kingdom Henry Scarr Ltd Hessle Empire Seahawk Coaster For Ministry of War Transport
March  United Kingdom Henry Scarr Ltd Hessle Empire Seafront Coaster For Ministry of War Transport
2 April  United Kingdom Fleming & Ferguson Ltd Paisley Empire Heathland Hopper ship For Ministry of War Transport
10 April  Norway Kaldnes Mekaniske Verksted Tønsberg Lyngdalsfjord Trawler For the Kriegsmarine
11 April  United Kingdom Ailsa Shipbuilding Co Ltd Troon Empire Crusoe Cargo ship For Ministry of War Transport
11 April  Nazi Germany AG Weser Bremen U 3047 Type XXI submarine For Kriegsmarine
12 April  United Kingdom S P Austin & Sons Ltd Sunderland Empire Maymount Coaster For Ministry of War Transport
12 April  United Kingdom Goole Shipbuilding & Repairing Co Ltd Goole Empire Seaward Coaster For Ministry of War Transport
14 April  United States Todd Pacific Shipyards Tacoma, Washington Sicily Commencement Bay-class escort carrier
14 April  Nazi Germany Germaniawerft Kiel U 4710 Type XXIII submarine For Kriegsmarine
15 April  United States Federal Shipbuilding and Drydock Company Kearny, New Jersey Gyatt Gearing-class destroyer
18 April  United Kingdom Lithgows Port Glasgow Empire Cyprus Cargo ship For Ministry of War Transport
18 April  Nazi Germany Deutsche Werft AG Hamburg U2371 Type XXIII submarine For Kriegsmarine
18 April  Nazi Germany AG Weser Bremen U 3050 Type XXI submarine For Kriegsmarine
19 April  Nazi Germany Germaniawerft Kiel U 4713 Type XXIII submarine For Kriegsmarine
20 April  Nazi Germany AG Weser Bremen U 3051 Type XXI submarine For Kriegsmarine
22 April  United States William Cramp and Sons Philadelphia Galveston Cleveland-class cruiser
25 April  Canada Davie Shipbuilding & Repairing Co Ltd Lauzon, Quebec LST 3512 Landing Ship, Tank For Royal Navy
25 April  United Kingdom Ailsa Shipbuilding Co Ltd Troon Empire Maytime Coaster For Ministry of War Transport
25 April  United Kingdom John Readhead & Co Ltd South Shields Empire Fawley Cargo ship For Ministry of War Transport
26 April  United Kingdom Clelands (Successors) Ltd Willington Quay-on-Tyne Empire Bess Tug For Ministry of War Transport
26 April  United Kingdom Short Brothers Ltd Sunderland Empire Dominica Cargo ship For Ministry of War Transport
26 April  Nazi Germany Germaniawerft Kiel U 4714 Type XXIII submarine For Kriegsmarine
27 April  United Kingdom J L Thompson & Sons Ltd Sunderland Empire Arrow Tanker For Ministry of War Transport
27 April  United Kingdom Smiths Dock Co Ltd Middlesbrough Empire Pattern Coaster For Ministry of War Transport
28 April  United States Bethlehem Steel Company Quincy, Massachusetts Helena Baltimore-class cruiser
28 April  United Kingdom Cochrane & Sons Ltd Selby Empire Clara Tug For Ministry of War Transport
28 April  United Kingdom Cochrane & Sons Ltd Selby Empire Martha Tug For Ministry of War Transport
29 April  United States New York Naval Shipyard Brooklyn, New York Franklin D. Roosevelt Midway-class aircraft carrier
30 April  United Kingdom A. & J. Inglis Glasgow Empire Campden Coastal tanker For Ministry of War Transport
30 April  United Kingdom Scott & Sons Bowling Empire Madge Tugboat For Ministry of War Transport
April  United Kingdom Goole Shipbuilding & Repairing Co Ltd Goole Empire Seaway Coaster For Ministry of War Transport
April  United Kingdom Henry Scarr Ltd Hessle Empire Seabreeze Coaster For Ministry of War Transport
April  United Kingdom Henry Scarr Ltd Hessle Empire Seaboy Coaster For Ministry of War Transport
April  Nazi Germany Deutsche Werft AG Hamburg U 2370 Type XXIII submarine For Kriegsmarine
5 May  United States New York Navy Yard New York City Kearsarge Essex-class aircraft carrier
6 May  United States New York Shipbuilding Corporation Camden, New Jersey Toledo Baltimore-class cruiser
12 May  United States Norfolk Navy Yard Norfolk, Virginia Tarawa Essex-class aircraft carrier
11 May  United Kingdom William Gray & Co Ltd West Hartlepool Empire Eddystone Cargo ship For Ministry of War Transport
14 May  United Kingdom Harland & Wolff Ltd Belfast Empire Clarendon Refrigerated cargo liner For Ministry of War Transport
14 May  United Kingdom Cochrane & Sons Ltd Selby Empire Vera Tug For Ministry of War Transport
16 May  United Kingdom Bartram & Sons Ltd Sunderland Empire Mayflower Coaster For Ministry of War Transport
16 May  United Kingdom Bartram & Sons Ltd Sunderland Empire Mayrose Coaster For Ministry of War Transport
26 May  United Kingdom G Brown & Co (Marine) Ltd Greenock Empire Bromley Coaster For Ministry of War Transport
31 May  United Kingdom Ailsa Shipbuilding Co Ltd Troon Empire Maytree Coaster For Ministry of War Transport
May  United Kingdom H Scarr Ltd Hessle Empire Maymead Coaster For Ministry of War Transport
May  United Kingdom Cook, Welton & Gemmell Ltd Beverley Empire Mayport Coaster For Ministry of War Transport
May  United Kingdom Henry Scarr Ltd Hessle Empire Seagull Coaster For Ministry of War Transport
7 June  United Kingdom Swan Hunter Wallsend, Tyne and Wear Leviathan Majestic-class aircraft carrier scrapped before completion
7 June  United Kingdom Shipbuilding Corporation Newcastle upon Tyne Empire Seasilver Coaster For Ministry of War Transport
9 June  United States Bethlehem Steel Quincy, Massachusetts Oregon City Oregon City-class cruiser First in class
11 June  United Kingdom Smiths Dock Co Ltd Middlesbrough Empire Pampas Coaster For Ministry of War Transport
11 June  United Kingdom Goole Shipbuilding & Repairing Co Ltd Goole Empire Seafarer Coaster For Ministry of War Transport
12 June  United Kingdom Cochrane & Sons Ltd Selby Empire Greta Tug For Ministry of War Transport
12 June  United Kingdom Cochrane & Sons Ltd Selby Empire Nina Tug For Ministry of War Transport
14 June  United States Todd Pacific Shipyards Tacoma, Washington Rabaul Commencement Bay-class escort carrier
17 June  United States Electric Boat Corporation Groton, Connecticut Cubera Balao-class submarine
23 June  Canada Yarrows Ltd Esquimalt, British Columbia LST 3534 Landing Ship, Tank For Royal Navy
26 June  United Kingdom Henry Scarr Ltd Hessle Empire Seabird Coaster For Ministry of War Transport
27 June  United States Todd Pacific Shipyards Tacoma, Washington Mindoro Commencement Bay-class escort carrier
27 June  United Kingdom A Hall & Co Ltd Aberdeen Empire Shirley Tug For Ministry of War Transport
28 June  United Kingdom Sir J Laing & Sons Ltd Sunderland Empire Cross Tanker For Ministry of War Transport
30 June  United States Bethlehem Steel Company Quincy, Massachusetts Albany Oregon City-class cruiser
June  United Kingdom William Hamilton & Co Ltd Glasgow Empire Pacific Coaster For Ministry of War Transport
June  United Kingdom Henry Scarr Ltd Hessle Empire Seacoast Coaster For Ministry of War Transport
6 July  United Kingdom Fleming & Ferguson Ltd Paisley Empire Mammoth Bucket dredger For Ministry of War Transport
8 July  United States Philadelphia Navy Yard Philadelphia Princeton Essex-class aircraft carrier
8 July  United States New York Shipbuilding Corporation Camden, New Jersey Saipan Saipan-class aircraft carrier Converted cruiser hull; first in class
9 July  Canada Davie Shipbuilding & Repairing Co Ltd Lauzon, Quebec LST 3523 Landing Ship, Tank
10 July  United Kingdom Burntisland Shipbuilding Co Ltd Burntisland Empire Calshot Cargo ship For Ministry of War Transport
10 July  United Kingdom A Hall & Co Ltd Aberdeen Empire Connie Tug For Ministry of War Transport
10 July  United Kingdom William Gray & Co Ltd West Hartlepool Empire Dunnet Cargo ship For Ministry of War Transport
10 July  United Kingdom Cook, Welton & Gemmell Ltd Beverley Empire Maybury Coaster For Ministry of War Transport
11 July  United Kingdom Cochrane & Sons Ltd Selby Empire Helen Tug For Ministry of War Transport
11 July  United Kingdom Cochrane & Sons Ltd Selby Empire Simon Tug For Ministry of War Transport
14 July  United States Todd Pacific Shipyards Tacoma, Washington Rabaul Commencement Bay-class escort carrier
15 July  United States Federal Shipbuilding and Drydock Company Kearney, New Jersey Juneau Atlanta-class cruiser
15 July  Soviet Union Schichau-Werke Danzig U 3535 Type XXI submarine For Soviet Navy
15 July  Soviet Union Schichau-Werke Danzig U 3536 Type XXI submarine For Soviet Navy
15 July  Soviet Union Schichau-Werke Danzig U 3537 Type XXI submarine For Soviet Navy
15 July  Soviet Union Schichau-Werke Danzig U 3538 Type XXI submarine For Soviet Navy
17 July  United Kingdom I Pimblott & Sons Ltd Northwich Empire Nickleby Coastal tanker For Ministry of War Transport
25 July  United Kingdom Actaeon Modified Black Swan-class sloop
28 July  United Kingdom Clelands (Successors) Ltd Wallsend Empire Seablue Coaster For Ministry of War Transport
28 July  United Kingdom Clelands (Successors) Ltd Wallsend Empire Seagreen Coaster For Ministry of War Transport
July  United Kingdom Henry Scarr Ltd Hessle Empire Sealion Coaster For Ministry of War Transport
1 August  United Kingdom Cook, Welton & Gemmell Ltd Beverley Empire Dorothy Tug For Ministry of War Transport
6 August  United States Bethlehem Steel Staten Island Arnold J. Isbell Gearing-class destroyer
6 August  United States Todd Pacific Shipyards Tacoma, Washington Palau Commencement Bay-class escort carrier
15 August  United Kingdom William Simons & Co Ltd Renfrew Empire Nora Tug For Ministry of War Transport
23 August  United States Newport News Shipbuilding Newport News, Virginia Leyte Essex-class aircraft carrier
24 August  United Kingdom Cook, Welton & Gemmell Ltd Beverley Empire Pam Tug For Ministry of War Transport
27 August  United Kingdom Goole Shipbuilding & Repairing Co Ltd Goole Empire Seaworthy Coaster For Ministry of War Transport
28 August  United States Bethlehem Steel Company Quincy, Massachusetts Rochester Oregon City-class cruiser
August  United Kingdom Charles Hill & Sons Ltd Bristol Empire Mayland Coaster For Ministry of War Transport
August  United Kingdom Cochrane & Sons Ltd Selby Empire Mayring Coaster For Ministry of War Transport
August  United Kingdom H Scarr Ltd Hessle Empire Maytown Coaster For Ministry of War Transport
August  United Kingdom Henry Scarr Ltd Hessle Empire Seaport Coaster For Ministry of War Transport
August  United Kingdom Henry Scarr Ltd Hessle Empire Seaview Coaster For Ministry of War Transport
1 September  United States New York Shipbuilding Corporation Camden, New Jersey Wright Saipan-class aircraft carrier Converted cruiser hull
5 September  United States Bethlehem Shipbuilding Quincy, Massachusetts Philippine Sea Essex-class aircraft carrier
5 September  United States Todd Pacific Shipyards Tacoma, Washington Tinian Commencement Bay-class escort carrier Never commissioned; United States Navy reserve until stricken in 1970
8 September  United Kingdom Cochrane & Sons Ltd Selby Empire Mayrover Coaster For Ministry of Transport
8 September  United Kingdom Sir J Laing & Sons Ltd Sunderland Empire Tedassa Coastal Tanker For Ministry of Transport.
18 September  United Kingdom John Crown & Sons Ltd Sunderland Empire Sally Tug For Ministry of Transport
21 September  United Kingdom Goole Shipbuilding & Repairing Co Ltd Goole Empire Seaflower Coaster For Ministry of Transport
21 September  USA Bethlehem Shipbuilding Corporation Fore River Shipyard Quincy USS Rupertus Gearing-class destroyer For United States Navy
22 September  Australia HMA Naval Dockyard Williamstown, Victoria Culgoa Bay-class frigate
22 September  United Kingdom Vickers-Armstrongs Tyneside Hercules Majestic-class aircraft carrier sold to India as INS Vikrant
22 September  United States Federal Shipbuilding and Drydock Company Kearny, New Jersey Spokane Atlanta-class cruiser
26 September  United States New England Shipbuilding Corporation Portland, Maine Albert M. Boe Liberty ship
26 September  United Kingdom Scott & Sons Ltd Bowling Empire Nan Tug For Ministry of Transport
September  United Kingdom Goole Shipbuilding & Repairing Co Ltd Goole Empire Seagrass Coaster For Ministry of Transport
6 October  United Kingdom Blyth Dry Dock Co Ltd Blyth Empire Passmore Coaster For Ministry of Transport
8 October  United Kingdom William Simons & Co Ltd Renfrew Empire Champion Dredger For Ministry of Transport
8 October  United Kingdom Goole Shipbuilding & Repairing Co Ltd Goole Empire Seabright Coaster For Ministry of Transport
13 October  United States New York Navy Yard New York City Oriskany Essex-class aircraft carrier
20 October  Sweden N&C Sundins Batbyggen, Kramfors Kramfors, Sweden SV Golden Quest Cargo ship For Swedish American Line
25 October  United Kingdom Fleming & Ferguson Ltd Paisley Empire Zona Tug For Ministry of Transport
31 October  United Kingdom Harland & Wolff Ltd Glasgow Empire Tesella Coastal tanker For Ministry of Transport
3 November  United States New York Shipbuilding Corporation Camden, New Jersey Hawaii Alaska-class cruiser
6 November  United Kingdom John Lewis & Sons Ltd Aberdeen Empire Fenchurch coastal trading vessel For Ministry of Transport
18 November  United States Philadelphia Navy Yard Philadelphia Valley Forge Essex-class aircraft carrier
19 November  United Kingdom William Pickersgill & Sons Ltd Sunderland Empire Flamborough Cargo ship For Ministry of Transport
20 November  United Kingdom Shipbuilding Corporation Ltd Newcastle upon Tyne Empire Antigua Cargo ship For Ministry of Transport
23 November  United Kingdom Goole Shipbuilding & Repairing Co Ltd Goole Empire Seabank Coaster For Ministry of Transport
30 November  United Kingdom A & J Inglis Ltd Glasgow Empire Tedport Coastal tanker For Ministry of Transport
30 November  United Kingdom A &J Inglis Ltd Glasgow Empire Tedship Coastal tanker For Ministry of Transport
15 December  United Kingdom Ferguson Brothers Port Glasgow Empire Rita Tug For Ministry of Transport
19 December  United Kingdom Blyth Dry Docks & Shipbuilding Co Ltd Blyth Empire Hilda Tug For Ministry of Transport
20 December  United Kingdom Snipe Modified Black Swan-class sloop
20 December  United Kingdom Scott & Sons Bowling Empire Maysong Coaster For Ministry of Transport
21 December  United Kingdom William Simons & Co Ltd Renfrew Empire Moorland Dredger For Ministry of Transport
21 December  United Kingdom A Hall & Co Ltd Aberdeen Empire Roderick Tug For Ministry of Transport
24 December  United Kingdom Greenock Dockyard Co Ltd Greenock Empire Canute Heavy lift ship For Ministry of Transport
31 December  United Kingdom Charles Hill & Sons Ltd Bristol Empire Maymorn Coaster For Ministry of Transport
Date unknown  United Kingdom Sir J Laing & Sons Ltd Sunderland Empire Chancellor Tanker For Ministry of War Transport
Date unknown  United Kingdom J.L. Thompson and Sons Sunderland Empire Ensign Tanker For Ministry of War Transport
Date unknown  Netherlands NV Scheepswerke Gebroeders Pot Bolnes Hermes Cargo ship For Koninklijke Nederlandsche Stoomboot Maatschappij

See also[edit]

Ship events in 1945
Ship launches: 1940 1941 1942 1943 1944 1945 1946 1947 1948 1949 1950
Ship commissionings: 1940 1941 1942 1943 1944 1945 1946 1947 1948 1949 1950
Ship decommissionings: 1940 1941 1942 1943 1944 1945 1946 1947 1948 1949 1950
Shipwrecks: 1940 1941 1942 1943 1944 1945 1946 1947 1948 1949 1950