List of ship launches in 1953

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The list of ship launches in 1953 includes a chronological list of all ships launched in 1953.

Country Builder Location Ship Class / type Notes
23 January  United States Ingalls Shipbuilding Pascagoula, Mississippi LST-1162 Terrebonne Parish-class tank landing ship
19 February  Canada Burrard Dry Dock Vancouver, British Columbia Fraser St. Laurent-class destroyer
11 April  United States Bath Iron Works Bath, Maine LST-1158 Terrebonne Parish-class tank landing ship
16 April  United Kingdom Alexander Stephen and Sons Glasgow, Scotland Olympia Ocean liner For Greek Line
18 April  United States Christy Shipbuilding Sturgeon Bay, Wisconsin LST-1167 Terrebonne Parish-class tank landing ship
29 April  Canada Canadian Vickers Montreal, Quebec Ottawa St. Laurent-class destroyer
14 May  United Kingdom John Brown & Company Clydebank, Scotland Arcadia Ocean liner For P&O
15 May  United States Ingalls Shipbuilding Pascagoula, Mississippi Walworth County Terrebonne Parish-class tank landing ship
17 May  United States Ingalls Shipbuilding Pascagoula, Mississippi LST-1163 Terrebonne Parish-class tank landing ship
25 June  United Kingdom Devonport Dockyard Devonport, England Salisbury Salisbury-class frigate First in class
1 July  West Germany Schiffs- und Maschinenbau AG Mannheim Mannheim L 534 Type Mannheim 55 ferry For Flusspioniere Wiesbaden
2 July  United States Bath Iron Works Bath, Maine LST-1159 Terrebonne Parish-class tank landing ship
14 July  United States Ingalls Shipbuilding Pascagoula, Mississippi LST-1165 Terrebonne Parish-class tank landing ship
30 July  Canada Halifax Shipyards Halifax, Nova Scotia Saguenay St. Laurent-class destroyer
1 August  United States Portsmouth Naval Shipyard Kittery, Maine Albacore Unique research submarine
22 August  United States Christy Shipbuilding Sturgeon Bay, Wisconsin LST-1169 Terrebonne Parish-class tank landing ship
25 September  United Kingdom J. Samuel White Cowes, Isle of Wight Dundas Blackwood-class frigate
3 October  United States Bath Iron Works Bath, Maine LST-1160 Terrebonne Parish-class tank landing ship
8 November  United States Bath Iron Works Bath, Maine Dealey Dealey-class destroyer escort First in class
25 November  United Kingdom Yarrow Shipbuilders Glasgow, Scotland Hardy Blackwood-class frigate
28 November  United States Christy Shipbuilding Sturgeon Bay, Wisconsin LST-1168 Terrebonne Parish-class tank landing ship
Date unknown  Italy Ansaldo Shipyards Genoa Cristoforo Colombo Ocean liner For Italian Line
Date unknown  Italy Cantieri Navali Riuniti Trieste Lazio Cargo ship For Tirrenia di Navigazione SpA

See also[edit]

Ship events in 1953
Ship launches: 1948 1949 1950 1951 1952 1953 1954 1955 1956 1957 1958
Ship commissionings: 1948 1949 1950 1951 1952 1953 1954 1955 1956 1957 1958
Ship decommissionings: 1948 1949 1950 1951 1952 1953 1954 1955 1956 1957 1958
Shipwrecks: 1948 1949 1950 1951 1952 1953 1954 1955 1956 1957 1958