List of ship launches in 1980

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The list of ship launches in 1980 includes a chronological list of all ships launched in 1980.


Country Builder Location Ship Class / type Notes
4 January  Finland Wärtsilä Turku Viking Saga cruiseferry For Rederi Ab Sally
12 January  Denmark Alborg Vaerft Alborg, Denmark Olfert Fischer Niels Juel-class corvette For Royal Danish Navy
12 January  Soviet Union Werft 340 Selenodolsk SKR 482 Koni-class frigate For Soviet Navy
16 January  United States Todd Pacific Shipyards Seattle, Washington Boone Oliver Hazard Perry-class frigate
18 January  Japan Mitsui Engineering & Shipbuilding Sea-Land Mariner D9-class container ship For Sea-Land Corporation
23 January  Poland Gdańsk Shipyard Gdańsk Pogoria Sail training ship
25 January  Germany Blohm + Voss Hamburg Aradu MEKO 360 frigate
1 February  Germany Husumer Schiffswerft GmbH Husum Uthlande ferry For Wyker Dampfschiffs-Reederei Föhr-Amrum GmbH[1]
15 February  Finland Wärtsilä Turku Viking Song cruiseferry For Rederi Ab Sally
16 February  United States Bath Iron Works Bath, Maine Clifton Sprague Oliver Hazard Perry-class frigate
16 February  United States Lockheed Shipbuilding Seattle, Washington McKee Emory S. Land-class submarine tender
18 February  United Kingdom Vosper Thornycroft Southampton, England Nottingham Type 42 destroyer
1 March  United States Ingalls Shipbuilding Pascagoula, Mississippi Scott Kidd-class destroyer
1 March  Australia Carrington Slipways Tomago, New South Wales Tobruk Modified Round Table-class landing ship logistics
4 March  United Kingdom Yarrow Shipbuilders Glasgow, Scotland Brazen Type 22 frigate
12 March  Japan Mochishio Yūshio-class submarine
14 March  Germany Howaldtswerke-Deutsche Werft Kiel KRI Cakra Type 209 submarine For indonesian Navy
15 March  United States Newport News Shipbuilding Newport News, Virginia Carl Vinson Nimitz-class aircraft carrier
15 March  United States Todd Pacific Shipyards San Pedro, California Lewis B. Puller Oliver Hazard Perry-class frigate
18 March  Japan Ishikari destroyer escort
1 April  Germany Schiffswerft und Maschf. Max Sieghold Bremerhaven Bugsier 14 tugboat For Bugsier-, Reederei- und Bergungsgesellschaft[2]
19 April  United States Electric Boat Groton, Connecticut Boston Los Angeles-class submarine
26 April  Germany Meyer Werft Papenburg Viking Sally cruiseferry Originally ordered by an unknown Norwegian company. Contract transferred to Rederi Ab Sally.
29 April  United States Electric Boat Groton, Connecticut Michigan Ohio-class submarine
15 May  United States Bath Iron Works Bath, Maine Flatley Oliver Hazard Perry-class frigate
17 May  United States Avondale Shipyard Avondale, Louisiana Merrimack Cimarron-class fleet replenishment oiler
30 May  United States Todd Pacific Shipyards Seattle, Washington Stark Oliver Hazard Perry-class frigate
31 May  France Montcalm Georges Leygues-class frigate
6 June  Denmark Frederikshavn Vaerft Frederikshavn Mercandian Trader II type FV 610 RoRo-ship For Per Henriksen[3]
9 June  Germany AG Weser Bremen Niedersachsen Bremen-class frigate For German Navy
21 June  Soviet Union Werft 340 Selenodolsk SKR-28 Koni-class frigate For Soviet Navy
28 June  United States Ingalls Shipbuilding Pascagoula, Mississippi Chandler Kidd-class destroyer
25 July  Finland Wärtsilä Turku Finlandia cruiseferry For Effoa. Planned name when launched was Skandia
26 July  United States Todd Pacific Shipyards San Pedro, California Copeland Oliver Hazard Perry-class frigate
1 August  Germany Howaldtswerke-Deutsche Werft Kiel Prinsesse Ragnhild Cruiseferry For Jahre Line
2 August  United States National Steel & Shipbuilding San Diego, California Cape Cod Yellowstone-class destroyer tender
16 August  United States Newport News Shipbuilding Newport News, Virginia Atlanta Los Angeles-class submarine
27 August  Canada Burrard Yarrows Corp. Vancouver Division North Vancouver Queen of Surrey C-class ferry For BC Ferries[4]
30 August  United States Bath Iron Works Bath, Maine Jack Williams Oliver Hazard Perry-class frigate
3 September  Germany Blohm + Voss Hamburg Rheinland-Pfalz Bremen-class frigate For German Navy
4 September  Germany Howaldtswerke-Deutsche Werft Kiel KRI Nanggala Type 209 submarine For indonesian Navy
25 September  United Kingdom Cammell Laird Birkenhead, England Liverpool Type 42 destroyer
26 September  United States Todd Pacific Shipyards Seattle, Washington Sydney Adelaide-class frigate For Royal Australian Navy
21 October  Finland Wärtsilä Turku Silvia Regina cruiseferry For Rederi AB Svea
30 October  Canada Burrard Yarrows Corp. Victoria Division Victoria Queen Oak Bay C-class ferry For BC Ferries[5]
31 October  Denmark Aalborg Vaerft Aalborg Tropicale Cruise ship For Carnival Cruise Lines
7 November  Japan Hatsuyuki Hatsuyuki-class destroyer
16 November  Netherlands Wilton-Fijenoord Schiedam Bloys van Treslong Kortenaer-class frigate
22 November  Germany AG Weser Seebeckswerft Bremerhaven Olau Hollandia Cruiseferry For Olau Line
24 November  United Kingdom Vickers Shipbuilding and Engineering Barrow-in-Furness, England Manchester Type 42 destroyer
5 December  Sweden Öresundsvarvet Landskrona Gotland Cruiseferry For Rederi AB Gotland; chartered to Vaasanlaivat-Vasabåtarna as Wasa Star on delivery
13 December  United States Electric Boat Groton, Connecticut Baltimore Los Angeles-class submarine
17 December  Germany Nordseewerke Emden Emden Bremen-class frigate For German Navy
20 December  United States Bath Iron Works Bath, Maine Gallery Oliver Hazard Perry-class frigate

See also[edit]

Ship events in 1980
Ship launches: 1975 1976 1977 1978 1979 1980 1981 1982 1983 1984 1985
Ship commissionings: 1975 1976 1977 1978 1979 1980 1981 1982 1983 1984 1985
Ship decommissionings: 1975 1976 1977 1978 1979 1980 1981 1982 1983 1984 1985
Shipwrecks: 1975 1976 1977 1978 1979 1980 1981 1982 1983 1984 1985

References[edit]

  1. ^ "M/S Uthlande". Retrieved 2017-10-08.
  2. ^ "DNV GL: Bugsier 14". Retrieved 2017-03-04.
  3. ^ "M/S MERCANDIAN TRADER II". Retrieved 2017-09-16.
  4. ^ "M/S Queen of Surrey". Retrieved 2016-03-29.
  5. ^ "M/S Queen of Oak Bay". Retrieved 2016-03-29.