List of ship launches in 1947

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The list of ship launches in 1947 includes a chronological list of all ships launched in 1947.

Country Builder Location Ship Class / type Notes
4 February  United States New York Shipbuilding Camden, New Jersey Worcester Worcester-class cruiser First of class
25 February  United Kingdom Harland and Wolff Belfast, Northern Ireland Parthia Cargo liner For Cunard Line
25 March  United States Fore River Shipyard Quincy, Massachusetts Salem Des Moines-class cruiser
25 March  United Kingdom Acheron Amphion-class submarine
22 April  United Kingdom Harland and Wolff Belfast, Northern Ireland Centaur Centaur-class aircraft carrier First in class
7 May  United Kingdom John Brown and Company Clydebank, Scotland Suffolk Ferry Train ferry For London and North Eastern Railway
16 May  United Kingdom Swan Hunter Wallsend, England Albion Centaur-class aircraft carrier
16 June  United States New York Shipbuilding Camden, New Jersey Roanoke Worcester-class cruiser
15 August  United Kingdom Shipbuilding Corporation Ltd Newcastle upon Tyne Zarian Cargo ship For United Africa Co. Ltd
16 September  United States Mare Island Navy Yard Vallejo, California Tiru Balao-class submarine
14 October  United Kingdom Vickers Armstrong Barrow-in-Furness, England Orcades Ocean liner For Orient Line
30 October  United Kingdom John Brown & Company Clydebank, Scotland Caronia Ocean liner/Cruise ship For Cunard Line
7 November  Germany Flender Werke Lübeck Empire Ely Cargo ship For Ministry of Transport
20 December  Australia Cockatoo Island Dockyard Sydney, New South Wales Tobruk Battle-class destroyer

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Ship events in 1947
Ship launches: 1942 1943 1944 1945 1946 1947 1948 1949 1950 1951 1952
Ship commissionings: 1942 1943 1944 1945 1946 1947 1948 1949 1950 1951 1952
Ship decommissionings: 1942 1943 1944 1945 1946 1947 1948 1949 1950 1951 1952
Shipwrecks: 1942 1943 1944 1945 1946 1947 1948 1949 1950 1951 1952