List of ship launches in 1970

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The list of ship launches in 1970 includes a chronological list of all ships launched in 1970.

Country Builder Location Ship Class / type Notes
8 January  United States Newport News Shipbuilding Newport News, Virginia Mount Whitney Blue Ridge-class command ship
10 January  United States Electric Boat Groton, Connecticut Bluefish Sturgeon-class submarine
13 January  Japan Chikugo Chikugo-class destroyer escort
17 January  United States Avondale Shipyard Avondale, Louisiana Ouellet Knox-class frigate
24 January  United States Todd Pacific Shipyards San Pedro, California Fanning Knox-class frigate
7 February  United States National Steel & Shipbuilding San Diego, California Saginaw Newport-class tank landing ship
February  Denmark vendborgs Skibsværft A/S Svendborg Kärnan For DSB[1]
7 March  United States Avondale Shipyard Avondale, Louisiana Joseph Hewes Knox-class frigate
7 March  United Kingdom Courageous Churchill-class submarine
11 March  Japan Uzushio Uzushio-class submarine
22 March  Finland Brodogradiliste Titovo Split, Yugoslavia Marella Ferry For SF Line / Viking Line
28 March  United States National Steel & Shipbuilding San Diego, California San Bernardino Newport-class tank landing ship
28 March  Soviet Union Yantar Kaliningrad Bditelnyy Project 1135 large anti-submarine ship
22 April  United States National Steel & Shipbuilding San Diego, California Boulder Newport-class tank landing ship
23 April  United States General Dynamics Quincy Shipbuilding Quincy, Massachusetts Savannah Wichita-class replenishment oiler
1 May  United States Electric Boat Groton, Connecticut Billfish Sturgeon-class submarine
2 May  United States Avondale Shipyard Avondale, Louisiana Bowen Knox-class frigate
6 May  United Kingdom Yarrow Shipbuilders Glasgow, Scotland Canterbury Leander-class frigate For Royal New Zealand Navy
6 May  Germany Meyer Werft Papenburg, Germany Viking 1 Ferry For Rederi Ab Sally / Viking Line
7 May  France Arsenal de Lorient Aconit Unique frigate
9 May  West Germany Nordseewerke Emden Sea Venture Cruise ship For Flagship Cruises
20 May  United States Lockheed Shipbuilding Seattle, Washington Ponce Austin-class amphibious transport dock
23 May  United States Mare Island Naval Shipyard Vallejo, California Drum Sturgeon-class submarine
12 June  Japan Ishikawajima-Harima Heavy Industries Tokyo Mutsu Nuclear-powered freighter
20 June  United States Fore River Shipyard Quincy, Massachusetts Dixon L. Y. Spear-class submarine tender
20 June  United States Avondale Shipyard Avondale, Louisiana Paul Knox-class frigate
June  People's Republic of China Hudong Shipyard Shanghai Jinan Type 051 destroyer
9 July  Finland Wärtsilä Helsinki Shipyard Helsinki Nordic Prince Song of Norway-class cruise ship For Royal Caribbean Cruise Lines
11 July  United States General Dynamics Quincy Shipbuilding Quincy, Massachusetts Pensacola Anchorage-class dock landing ship
14 July  Finland Wärtsilä Turku Shipyard Turku Zeya Cable layer For Sudoimport
24 July  United States Avondale Shipyard Avondale, Louisiana Brewton Knox-class frigate
1 August  United States Lockheed Shipbuilding Seattle, Washington Reasoner Knox-class frigate
15 August  United States National Steel & Shipbuilding San Diego, California Racine Newport-class tank landing ship
15 August  Germany Rickmers Werft Bremerhaven Travetal For JA Reinecke[2]
29 August  United States Avondale Shipyard Avondale, Louisiana Aylwin Knox-class frigate
15 September  Germany Howaldtswerke-Deutsche Werft Kiel Glaukos Type 209 submarine For Hellenic Navy
16 September  Japan Ayase Chikugo-class destroyer escort
15 October  United Kingdom Yarrow Shipbuilders Glasgow, Scotland Apollo Leander-class frigate
7 November  United States National Steel & Shipbuilding San Diego, California Spartanburg County Newport-class tank landing ship
9 November  United States Ingalls Shipbuilding Pascagoula, Mississippi Flint Kilauea-class ammunition ship
20 November  Denmark Aalborg Værft Aalborg Prinsessan Desirée Ferry For Sessan Linjen
21 November  United States Avondale Shipyard Avondale, Louisiana Elmer Montgomery Knox-class frigate
27 November  Canada Davie Shipbuilding Lauzon, Quebec Athabaskan Iroquois-class destroyer
28 November  Canada Marine Industries Limited Sorel, Quebec Iroquois Iroquois-class destroyer
12 December  Germany Rickmers Werft Bremerhaven Fuldatal For JA Reinecke[3]
19 December  United States National Steel & Shipbuilding San Diego, California Fairfax County Newport-class tank landing ship
19 December  United States Lockheed Shipbuilding Seattle, Washington Stein Knox-class frigate
31 December  East Germany V.E.B. Mathias-Thesen Werft Wismar Mikhail Lermontov Ivan Franko-class passenger ship For Baltic Shipping Company
December  People's Republic of China Huludao Shipyard Huludao, Liaoning ChangZheng 1 Type 091 nuclear-powered attack submarine
Unknown date  Poland Stocznia Polnocna Gdańsk Liman Moma-class intelligence ship For Russian Navy

See also[edit]

Ship events in 1970
Ship launches: 1965 1966 1967 1968 1969 1970 1971 1972 1973 1974 1975
Ship commissionings: 1965 1966 1967 1968 1969 1970 1971 1972 1973 1974 1975
Ship decommissionings: 1965 1966 1967 1968 1969 1970 1971 1972 1973 1974 1975
Shipwrecks: 1965 1966 1967 1968 1969 1970 1971 1972 1973 1974 1975

References[edit]

  1. ^ "M/S Kärnan.". Retrieved 2016-07-10. 
  2. ^ "M/S Travetal". Retrieved 2016-08-03. 
  3. ^ "M/S Fuldatal". Retrieved 2016-08-03.