List of ship launches in 1965

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The list of ship launches in 1965 includes a chronological list of all ships launched in 1965.

Country Builder Location Ship Class Notes
8 January  Norway Karljohansvern Horten Narvik Oslo-class frigate
15 February  Canada Vancouver Shipyards Co. North Vancouver Queen of Burnaby 'Burnaby-class ferry For BC Ferries[1]
16 January  United States Mare Island Naval Shipyard Vallejo, California Kamehameha Benjamin Franklin-class submarine
16 January  East Germany V.E.B. Mathias-Thesen Werft Wismar Taras Shevchenko
[citation needed]
Ivan Franko-class passenger ship For Black Sea Shipping Company
23 January  United States Lockheed Shipbuilding Seattle, Washington Denver Austin-class amphibious transport dock
4 February  United States Defoe Shipbuilding Company Bay City, Michigan Voge Garcia-class frigate
27 February  Japan Yamagumo Yamagumo-class destroyer
11 March  Germany Nordseewerke Emden KNM Utsira Kobben-class submarine For Royal Norwegian Navy
15 March  Germany Atlas-Werke Bremen Hans Techel class-202-submarine For German Navy
20 March  United States Electric Boat Groton, Connecticut George Bancroft Benjamin Franklin-class submarine
9 April  Germany Schichau Unterweser AG Bremerhaven Helgoland salvage tug
14 April  United Kingdom John Brown & Company Clydebank, Scotland Kungsholm Ocean liner/Cruise ship For Swedish American Line
17 April  United States Bath Iron Works Bath, Maine Glover Garcia-class frigate
23 April  United States Electric Boat Groton, Connecticut Francis Scott Key Benjamin Franklin-class submarine
25 April  United States Bath Iron Works Bath, Maine Wainwright Belknap-class cruiser
15 May  United States New York Shipbuilding Camden, New Jersey Guardfish Permit-class submarine
19 May  Germany Nordseewerke Emden KNM Utstein Kobben-class submarine For Royal Norwegian Navy
21 May  United States Newport News Shipbuilding Newport News, Virginia George C. Marshall Benjamin Franklin-class submarine
22 May  United States Electric Boat Groton, Connecticut James K. Polk Benjamin Franklin-class submarine
29 May  United States New York Shipbuilding Camden, New Jersey Camden Sacramento-class fast combat support ship
8 June  United States Defoe Shipbuilding Company Bay City, Michigan Koelsch Garcia-class frigate
2 July  United States Bath Iron Works Bath, Maine Biddle Belknap-class cruiser
10 July  Germany Lindenau Kiel Walchensee Walchensee-class tanker For German Navy
30 July  Germany Nordseewerke Emden KNM Utvær Kobben-class submarine For Royal Norwegian Navy
31 July  United States Ingalls Shipbuilding Pascagoula, Mississippi Tripoli Iwo Jima-class amphibious assault ship
14 August  United States New York Naval Shipyard Brooklyn, New York Duluth Austin-class amphibious transport dock
14 August  United States Newport News Shipbuilding Newport News, Virginia George Washington Carver Benjamin Franklin-class submarine
23 August  Norway Karljohansvern Horten Bergen Oslo-class frigate
25 September  United Kingdom Vickers-Armstrongs Warspite Valiant-class submarine
8 October  Germany Nordseewerke Emden KNM Uthaug Kobben-class submarine For Royal Norwegian Navy
18 October  Sweden Lindholmens Varv Gothenburg Saga ferry for Swedish Lloyd
20 October  United States Defoe Shipbuilding Company Bay City, Michigan O'Callahan Garcia-class frigate
23 October  United States Mare Island Naval Shipyard Vallejo, California Mariano G. Vallejo Benjamin Franklin-class submarine
28 October  Sweden Öresundsvarvet Landskrona Fennia ferry For Siljarederiet
30 October  Italy Cantieri Navale Felzsegi S.p.A. Trieste Forende ferry For DFDS[2]
31 October  United Kingdom HMNB Devonport Devonport, England Danae Leander-class frigate
10 November  Germany Atlas-Werke Bremen Friedrich Schürer class-202-submarine For German Navy
13 November  United States Electric Boat Groton, Connecticut Henry L. Stimson Benjamin Franklin-class submarine
24 November  United Kingdom John I. Thornycroft & Company Southampton, England Juno Leander-class frigate
27 November  Japan Asahio Asashio-class submarine
15 December  Finland Wärtsilä Hietalahti shipyard Helsinki Finnpartner ferry for Finnlines (Amer-Tupakka)
17 December  Finland Wärtsilä Crichton-Vulcan Turku Prins Hamlet ferry for Lion Ferry
18 December  United States Avondale Shipyard Westwego, Louisiana Hamilton Hamilton-class cutter
18 December  Germany Kiel Howaldtswerke Prinsesse Ragnhild ferry For Jahre Line[3]
Unknown date  United Kingdom Frindsbury.[4] Rohoy Coaster[4] For London & Rochester Trading Co Ltd.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "M/S Queen of Burnaby.". Retrieved 2016-03-29. 
  2. ^ "M/S Forende.". Retrieved 2016-08-03. 
  3. ^ "M/S Prinsesse Ragnhild.". Retrieved 2016-08-03. 
  4. ^ a b c Simper, Robert (1998). River Medway and the Swale. Lavenham: Creekside Publishing. p. 30. ISBN 978-0951992777. 

See also[edit]

Ship events in 1965
Ship launches: 1960 1961 1962 1963 1964 1965 1966 1967 1968 1969 1970
Ship commissionings: 1960 1961 1962 1963 1964 1965 1966 1967 1968 1969 1970
Ship decommissionings: 1960 1961 1962 1963 1964 1965 1966 1967 1968 1969 1970
Shipwrecks: 1960 1961 1962 1963 1964 1965 1966 1967 1968 1969 1970