List of ship launches in 1957

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The list of ship launches in 1957 includes a chronological list of all ships launched in 1957.

Country Builder Location Ship Class / type Notes
2 February  United States Bath Iron Works Bath, Maine Bigelow Forrest Sherman-class destroyer
16 February  Germany Burmester shipyard Bremen Lindau Lindau-class minesweeper For German Navy
28 February  United States Avondale Shipyard Avondale, Louisiana De Soto County De Soto County-class tank landing ship
5 March  United States Newport News Shipbuilding Newport News, Virginia York County De Soto County-class tank landing ship
9 March  United States New York Shipbuilding Camden, New Jersey Joseph K. Taussig Dealey-class destroyer escort
18 March  United States Fore River Shipyard Quincy, Massachusetts Mullinnix Forrest Sherman-class destroyer
16 May  United States Electric Boat Groton, Connecticut Skate Skate-class submarine
30 May  United Kingdom John I. Thornycroft & Company Southampton, England Duncan Blackwood-class frigate
3 June  Canada Davie Shipbuilding Lauzon, Quebec Gatineau Restigouche-class destroyer
7 June  United States Bethlehem Steel San Francisco, California Bauer Dealey-class destroyer escort
22 June  United States American Shipbuilding Lorain, Ohio Lorain County De Soto County-class tank landing ship
1 July  Japan Ayanami Ayanami-class destroyer
2 July  United States Mare Island Naval Shipyard Vallejo, California Grayback Grayback-class submarine
1 August  United States Bethlehem Steel San Francisco, California Hooper Dealey-class destroyer escort
10 August  United States Bath Iron Works Bath, Maine Hull Forrest Sherman-class destroyer
27 August  United States Portsmouth Naval Shipyard Kittery, Maine Swordfish Skate-class submarine
28 August  United States Newport News Shipbuilding Newport News Santa Rosa Santa-Rosa-class cargo liner For Grace Line[1]
29 August  Japan Uranami Ayanami-class destroyer
9 September  United States Newport News Shipbuilding Newport News, Virginia Graham County De Soto County-class tank landing ship
25 September  Japan Shikinami Ayanami-class destroyer
27 September  United States Puget Sound Bridge and Dredging Company Seattle, Washington Richard S. Edwards Forrest Sherman-class destroyer
30 September  Japan Isonami Ayanami-class destroyer
10 October  United States Mare Island Naval Shipyard Vallejo, California Sargo Skate-class submarine
25 October  United Kingdom Vickers-Armstrongs Barrow-in-Furness Narwhal[2] Porpoise-class submarine
13 November  Canada Halifax Shipyards Halifax, Nova Scotia Chaudière Restigouche-class destroyer
17 November  Canada Marine Industries Limited Sorel, Quebec St. Croix Restigouche-class destroyer
11 December  United Kingdom Scotts Shipbuilding and Engineering Company Greenock Scotland Cachalot Porpoise-class submarine
14 December  United States American Shipbuilding Lorain, Ohio Wood County De Soto County-class tank landing ship
21 December  France Arsenal de Brest Brest, France Clemenceau Clemenceau-class aircraft carrier
24 December  United Kingdom Harland and Wolff Belfast Pendennis Castle Ocean liner

References[edit]

  1. ^ "T/S Santa Rosa.". Retrieved 2017-04-02. 
  2. ^ The Times (London), Thursday, 17 October 1957, p.5

See also[edit]

Ship events in 1957
Ship launches: 1952 1953 1954 1955 1956 1957 1958 1959 1960 1961 1962
Ship commissionings: 1952 1953 1954 1955 1956 1957 1958 1959 1960 1961 1962
Ship decommissionings: 1952 1953 1954 1955 1956 1957 1958 1959 1960 1961 1962
Shipwrecks: 1952 1953 1954 1955 1956 1957 1958 1959 1960 1961 1962