List of ship launches in 1960

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The list of ship launches in 1960 includes a chronological list of all ships launched in 1960.

Country Builder Location Ship Class / type Notes
18 January  United Kingdom Cook, Welton & Gemmell Beverley, East Yorkshire Arctic Cavalier 764 ton side trawler First diesel-engined trawler built for Boyd Line, Hull
30 January  United States Bath Iron Works Bath, Maine John King Charles F. Adams-class destroyer
13 February  Japan Onami Ayanami-class destroyer
27 February  United States New York Shipbuilding Camden, New Jersey Lawrence Charles F. Adams-class destroyer
29 February  United Kingdom Cook, Welton & Gemmell Beverley, East Yorkshire Arctic Corsair 764 ton side trawler for Boyd Line, Hull
6 March  United States Philadelphia Naval Shipyard Philadelphia, Pennsylvania William V. Pratt Farragut-class destroyer
16 March  United Kingdom Cook, Welton & Gemmell Beverley, East Yorkshire Royalist 228 ton trawler for Hewett Fishing Company, Fleetwood
16 March  United States Philadelphia Naval Shipyard Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Dahlgren Farragut-class destroyer
16 March  United States Newport News Shipbuilding Newport News, Virginia Shark Skipjack-class submarine
16 March  United Kingdom Harland and Wolff Belfast, Northern Ireland Canberra Ocean liner For P&O
20 March  United Kingdom J. Samuel White Cowes, Isle of Wight Eskimo Tribal-class frigate
26 March  Germany H. C. Stülcken Sohn Hamburg Hamburg Hamburg-class destroyer For German Navy
31 March  United States Ingalls Shipbuilding Pascagoula, Mississippi Sculpin Skipjack-class submarine
5 April  Denmark Aalborg Værft A/S Ålborg Prinsesse Anne-Marie ferry For Danske Statsbaner[1]
25 April  Japan Makinami Ayanami-class destroyer
27 April  United States Defoe Shipbuilding Company Bay City, Michigan Robison Charles F. Adams-class destroyer
27 April  United States Electric Boat Groton, Connecticut Tullibee Unique nuclear-powered submarine
28 April  Germany Hitzler Werft Lauenburg Eisvogel Eisvogel-class Icebreaker For German Navy
5 May  Germany Schlieker-shipyard Hamburg Elbe For German Navy
10 May  United Kingdom Vickers-Armstrongs Empress of Canada Ocean liner For Canadian Pacific Steamships
11 May  United States Todd Pacific Shipyards Seattle, Washington Buchanan Charles F. Adams-class destroyer
11 May  France Chantiers de l'Atlantique Saint-Nazaire France Ocean liner For French Line
14 May  United States Portsmouth Naval Shipyard Kittery, Maine Abraham Lincoln George Washington-class submarine
21 May  United States New York Shipbuilding Camden, New Jersey Kitty Hawk Kitty Hawk-class aircraft carrier
21 May  United States Bath Iron Works Bath, Maine Sampson Charles F. Adams-class destroyer
9 June  Germany Hitzler Werft Lauenburg Eisbär Eisvogel-class icebreaker For German Navy
10 June  United Kingdom Cammell Laird Birkenhead Devonshire County-class destroyer
14 June  United States New York Shipbuilding Camden, New Jersey Claude V. Ricketts Charles F. Adams-class destroyer
9 July  United States Portsmouth Naval Shipyard Kittery, Maine Thresher Thresher-class submarine
11 July  United Kingdom John I. Thornycroft & Company Southampton, England Gurkha Tribal-class frigate
23 July  France Foch Clemenceau-class aircraft carrier
4 August  United States Defoe Shipbuilding Company Bay City, Michigan Hoel Charles F. Adams-class destroyer
19 August  United States Philadelphia Naval Shipyard Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Okinawa Iwo Jima-class amphibious assault ship
20 August  Germany H. C. Stülcken Sohn Hamburg Schleswig-Holstein Hamburg-class destroyer For German Navy
6 September  United Kingdom Portsmouth Dockyard Portsmouth, England Nubian Tribal-class frigate
9 September  United States Bath Iron Works Bath, Maine Sellers Charles F. Adams-class destroyer
17 September  United States Puget Sound Naval Shipyard Bremerton, Washington Iwo Jima Iwo Jima-class amphibious assault ship
17 September  United Kingdom William Osborne Littlehampton, England Alexandra Watson Lifeboat Flag of the Royal National Lifeboat Institution.svg Royal National Lifeboat Institution[2]
19 September  United Kingdom Devonport Dockyard Devonport, England Tartar Tribal-class frigate
24 September  United States Newport News Shipbuilding Newport News, Virginia Enterprise Unique nuclear-powered aircraft carrier
8 October  United States Mare Island Naval Shipyard Vallejo, California Scamp Skipjack-class submarine
8 October  United States New York Navy Yard Brooklyn, New York Constellation Kitty Hawk-class aircraft carrier
21 October  United Kingdom Vickers Armstrong Barrow-in-Furness Dreadnought Unique nuclear-powered submarine
31 October  United States Ingalls Shipbuilding Pascagoula, Mississippi Snook Skipjack-class submarine
22 November  United States Electric Boat Groton, Connecticut Ethan Allen Ethan Allen-class submarine
10 December  United States New York Shipbuilding Camden, New Jersey Barney Charles F. Adams-class destroyer

References[edit]

  1. ^ "M / S Prinsesse Anne-Marie.". Retrieved 2016-03-12. 
  2. ^ Corin, John; Farr, Grahame (1983). Penlee Lifeboat. Penzance: Penlee & Penzance Branch of the Royal National Lifeboat Institution. p. 120. ISBN 0-9508611-0-3. 

See also[edit]

Ship events in 1960
Ship launches: 1955 1956 1957 1958 1959 1960 1961 1962 1963 1964 1965
Ship commissionings: 1955 1956 1957 1958 1959 1960 1961 1962 1963 1964 1965
Ship decommissionings: 1955 1956 1957 1958 1959 1960 1961 1962 1963 1964 1965
Shipwrecks: 1955 1956 1957 1958 1959 1960 1961 1962 1963 1964 1965