List of ship launches in 1952

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The list of ship launches in 1952 includes a chronological list of all ships launched in 1952.

Country Builder Location Ship Class / type Notes
26 January  United States Bath Iron Works Bath, Maine Mitscher Mitscher-class destroyer First in class
26 January  United States Fore River Shipyard Quincy, Massachusetts Willis A. Lee Mitscher-class destroyer
30 January  United Kingdom Cammell Laird Birkenhead Manchester Pioneer Cargo ship [1]
30 January  United Kingdom Cammell Laird Birkenhead Manchester Spinner Cargo ship [1]
February  United Kingdom Cammell Laird Birkenhead Manchester Explorer Cargo ship [1]
15 March  Finland Wärtsilä Crichton-Vulcan Turku Equator Cargo ship Originally for Finland – South-American Line; handed over to Sudoimport as m/s Archangelsk.
23 April  United States Fore River Shipyard Quincy, Massachusetts Wilkinson Mitscher-class destroyer
1 May  Australia Cockatoo Island Dockyard Sydney, New South Wales Voyager Daring-class destroyer
8 May  United Kingdom Yarrow Shipbuilders Glasgow, Scotland Diana Daring-class destroyer
12 July  United States Bath Iron Works Bath, Maine John S. McCain Mitscher-class destroyer
12 July  United States Martinolich Ship Building Co San Diego, California Illusive Aggressive-class minesweeper
12 July  France Forges & Chantiers de la Gironde Bordeaux Jean Labord cruise ship For Messageries Maritimes
16 July  Netherlands C Van der Giessen & Zoon Krimpen aan den IJssel Nyon Cargo ship For Suisse-Atlantique Societé de Navigation Maritime SA
8 August  United States J.M. Martinac Shipbuilding Corp. Tacoma, Washington Endurance Aggressive-class minesweeper
9 August  United States Bath Iron Works Bath, Maine LST-1156 Terrebonne Parish-class tank landing ship First in class
19 August  Canada Burrard Dry Dock Vancouver, British Columbia Skeena St. Laurent-class destroyer
29 August  United States Martinolich Ship Building Co San Diego, California Impervious Aggressive-class minesweeper
3 September  United Kingdom Swan Hunter & Wigham Richardson Wallsend Leda Ferry For Det Bergenske Dampskibsselskab
6 September  United States Christy Corporation Sturgeon Bay, Wisconsin Badger Ferry For Chesapeake and Ohio Railway
4 October  United States Luders Marine Construction Co. Stamford, Connecticut Aggressive Aggressive-class minesweeper
11 October  United States Martinolich Ship Building Co San Diego, California Enhance Aggressive-class minesweeper
18 October  Netherlands De Schelde Shipyard Vlissingen Kungsholm Ocean liner/Cruise ship For Swedish American Line
23 October  Sweden Eriksbergs Mekaniska Verkstads AB Göteborg HSwMS Småland Halland-class destroyer For Royal Swedish Navy
22 November  United States Christy Shipbuilding Sturgeon Bay, Wisconsin LST-1166 Terrebonne Parish-class tank landing ship
25 November  United States Ingalls Shipbuilding Pascagoula, Mississippi LST-1161 Terrebonne Parish-class tank landing ship
27 November  Finland Wärtsilä Hietalahti shipyard Helsinki Voima Icebreaker
6 December  United States Bath Iron Works Bath, Maine LST-1157 Terrebonne Parish-class tank landing ship
16 December  United States Fulton Shipyard Antioch, California Conflict Aggressive-class minesweeper
17 December  United States Colberg Boat Works Stockton, California Dynamic Aggressive-class minesweeper
20 December  United States Martinolich Ship Building Co San Diego, California Esteem Aggressive-class minesweeper

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Gray, Ted (2003). A Hundred Years of THE MANCHESTER SHIP CANAL. Manchester: Memories. p. 91. ISBN 1 85926 030 6. 
Ship events in 1952
Ship launches: 1947 1948 1949 1950 1951 1952 1953 1954 1955 1956 1957
Ship commissionings: 1947 1948 1949 1950 1951 1952 1953 1954 1955 1956 1957
Ship decommissionings: 1947 1948 1949 1950 1951 1952 1953 1954 1955 1956 1957
Shipwrecks: 1947 1948 1949 1950 1951 1952 1953 1954 1955 1956 1957