List of ship launches in 1951

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The list of ship launches in 1951 includes a chronological list of all ships launched in 1951.

Country Builder Location Ship Class / type Notes
27 January  United States Fore River Shipyard Quincy, Massachusetts Northampton Unique command cruiser
2 March  United States Electric Boat Groton, Connecticut K-1 Barracuda-class submarine First in class
8 March  United Kingdom John Brown and Company Clydebank, Scotland Norfolk Ferry Train ferry For British Transport Commission
9 April  United Kingdom John I. Thornycroft & Company Southampton, England Duchess Daring-class destroyer
2 May  United States Mare Island Naval Shipyard Vallejo, California K-2 Barracuda-class submarine
14 June  United States Electric Boat Groton, Connecticut Trigger Tang-class submarine
16 June  Italy Ansaldo Shipyards Genoa Andrea Doria Ocean liner For Italian Line
19 June  United States Portsmouth Naval Shipyard Kittery, Maine Tang Tang-class submarine First in class
21 June  United Kingdom Harland and Wolff Belfast, Northern Ireland Kenya Castle Ocean liner For Union-Castle Line
21 June  United States Mare Island Naval Shipyard Vallejo, California K-3 Barracuda-class submarine
21 August  United States Electric Boat Groton, Connecticut Trout Tang-class submarine
16 October  United States Portsmouth Naval Shipyard Kittery, Maine Wahoo Tang-class submarine
30 November  Canada Canadian Vickers Montreal, Quebec St. Laurent St. Laurent-class destroyer First in class
3 December  United States Electric Boat Groton, Connecticut Harder Tang-class submarine
Unknown date  Denmark Helsingør Skibs og Maskinbyggeri Helsingør Saint Germain Train ferry For SNCF

See also[edit]

Ship events in 1951
Ship launches: 1946 1947 1948 1949 1950 1951 1952 1953 1954 1955 1956
Ship commissionings: 1946 1947 1948 1949 1950 1951 1952 1953 1954 1955 1956
Ship decommissionings: 1946 1947 1948 1949 1950 1951 1952 1953 1954 1955 1956
Shipwrecks: 1946 1947 1948 1949 1950 1951 1952 1953 1954 1955 1956