List of ship launches in 1976

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The list of ship launches in 1976 includes a chronological list of all ships launched in 1976.

Country Builder Location Ship Class / type Notes
6 January  United States Ingalls Shipbuilding Pascagoula, Mississippi John Young Spruance-class destroyer
1 February  United States National Steel and Shipbuilding San Diego, California Rose City Oil tanker
21 February  United States Electric Boat Groton, Connecticut Omaha Los Angeles-class submarine
26 March  United States Ingalls Shipbuilding Pascagoula, Mississippi Comte de Grasse Spruance-class destroyer
28 March  Finland Oy Wärtsilä Ab Helsinki, Finland Finnjet Cruiseferry for Finnlines
3 April  United States Newport News Shipbuilding Newport News, Virginia Memphis Los Angeles-class submarine
14 April  United Kingdom Swan Hunter Wallsend, England Glasgow Type 42 destroyer
12 May  United Kingdom Yarrow Shipbuilders Glasgow, Scotland Broadsword Type 22 frigate
26 May  Germany AG Weser Bremen Bonn Type "Europatanker" ULCC For Kosmos Bulkschiffahrt
25 June  France Chantiers de l'Atlantique Saint-Nazaire, France Batillus Batillus-class supertanker
8 July  United States Ingalls Shipbuilding Pascagoula, Mississippi O'Brien Spruance-class destroyer
31 July  United States Newport News Shipbuilding Newport News, Virginia Mississippi Virginia-class cruiser
14 August  Soviet Union A.A. Zhdanov Leningrad Retivyy Project 1135 large anti-submarine ship
1 September  United States Ingalls Shipbuilding Pascagoula, Mississippi Merrill Spruance-class destroyer
25 September  United States Bath Iron Works Bath, Maine Oliver Hazard Perry Oliver Hazard Perry-class frigate
28 September  Germany Nobiskrug Rendsburg, Germany Lunni Product tanker
6 October  Germany Howaldtswerke-Deutsche Werft Kiel B.A.E. Shyri Type 209 submarine For Fuerza Naval del Ecuador
9 October  United States Electric Boat Groton, Connecticut Groton Los Angeles-class submarine
13 November  Peru Servicio Industrial de la Marina Callao, Peru Carvajal Lupo-class frigate
19 November  Germany Lürssen Meerkatze fishery protection vessel For Bundesanstalt für Landwirtschaft und Ernährung
20 November  United Kingdom Vickers Armstrong Barrow-in-Furness Sceptre Swiftsure-class submarine
4 December  Germany AG Weser Bremen Wahran Type "Europatanker" ULCC For Arab Maritime Petroleum Transport Company
17 December  France Georges Leygues Georges Leygues-class frigate
18 December  Netherlands Koninklijke Schelde Groep Flushing Kortenaer Kortenaer-class frigate
23 December  Japan Noshiro Chikugo-class destroyer escort
28 December  United States Ingalls Shipbuilding Pascagoula, Mississippi Briscoe Spruance-class destroyer
Date uncertain  United States Cross Rip Ferry For Hy-Line

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Ship events in 1976
Ship launches: 1971 1972 1973 1974 1975 1976 1977 1978 1979 1980 1981
Ship commissionings: 1971 1972 1973 1974 1975 1976 1977 1978 1979 1980 1981
Ship decommissionings: 1971 1972 1973 1974 1975 1976 1977 1978 1979 1980 1981
Shipwrecks: 1971 1972 1973 1974 1975 1976 1977 1978 1979 1980 1981