List of ship launches in 1988

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The list of ship launches in 1988 includes a chronological list of all ships launched in 1988.


Country Builder Location Ship Class / type Notes
15 January  United States Avondale Shipyard Avondale, Louisiana Comstock Whidbey Island-class dock landing ship
20 January  United Kingdom Swan Hunter Wallsend, England Chatham Type 22 frigate
23 January  United States Electric Boat Groton, Connecticut Topeka Los Angeles-class submarine
23 January  United Kingdom Vosper Thornycroft Woolston, England Quorn Hunt-class mine countermeasures vessel
13 February  United States Newport News Shipbuilding Newport News, Virginia Abraham Lincoln Nimitz-class aircraft carrier
17 February  Japan Sachishio Yūshio-class submarine
17 March  Finland Wärtsilä Marine Perno shipyard Turku Royal Viking Sun Cruise ship For Royal Viking Line
19 March  United States Bath Iron Works Bath, Maine Normandy Ticonderoga-class cruiser
19 March  France Latouche-Tréville Georges Leygues-class frigate
15 April  United Kingdom Vickers Shipbuilding Barrow-in-Furness Talent Trafalgar-class submarine
22 April  Germany Husumer Schiffswerft GmbH Husum Schleswig-Holstein ferry For Wyker Dampfschiffs-Reederei Föhr-Amrum GmbH[1]
23 April  United States Electric Boat Groton, Connecticut Pennsylvania Ohio-class submarine
30 April  Canada Saint John Shipbuilding Saint John, New Brunswick Halifax Halifax-class frigate
30 April  West Germany C. Lühring Brake Eversand For German Navy
30 April  East Germany VEB Yachtwerft Berlin Zander Zander-class tug For Volksmarine
4 June  Japan Hamagiri Asagiri-class destroyer
25 June  United States Todd Pacific Shipyards San Pedro, California Ingraham Oliver Hazard Perry-class frigate
15 July  United States Ingalls Shipbuilding Pascagoula, Mississippi Chancellorsville Ticonderoga-class cruiser
22 July  Turkey Gölcük Naval Shipyard Yilderim Yavuz-class frigate
8 August  Turkey Marinewerft Gölcük TCG Dolunay Type 209 submarine For Turkish Naval Forces
13 August  Yugoslavia Brodogradevna Industrija Split, Yugoslavia Isabella cruiseferry For SF Line for Viking Line traffic
15 August  United States Pennsylvania Shipbuilding Company Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Benjamin Isherwood Henry J. Kaiser-class oiler
1 September  Germany Kröger Shipyard Schacht-Audorf Stollergrund Stollengrund-class multipurpose boats For German Navy
12 September  Japan Setogiri Asagiri-class destroyer
15 September  United States Avondale Shipyard Avondale, Louisiana Tortuga Whidbey Island-class dock landing ship
22 October  Finland Wärtsilä Marine Perno shipyard Turku, Finland Athena cruiseferry For Rederi AB Slite for Viking Line traffic
23 October  United States Bath Iron Works Bath, Maine Monterey Ticonderoga-class cruiser
12 November  United States Electric Boat Groton, Connecticut Miami Los Angeles-class submarine
19 November  France DCN Brest Foudre Foudre-class landing platform dock For French Navy
3 December  United States Avondale Shipyard Avondale, Louisiana Leroy Grumman Henry J. Kaiser-class oiler
4 December  Soviet Union Mykolaiv Riga Admiral Kuznetsov-class aircraft carrier Renamed Varyag in 1990, transferred to PLAN in 1998
21 December  Japan Abukuma Abukuma-class destroyer escort
25 December  Japan Sawagiri Asagiri-class destroyer

See also[edit]

Ship events in 1988
Ship launches: 1983 1984 1985 1986 1987 1988 1989 1990 1991 1992 1993
Ship commissionings: 1983 1984 1985 1986 1987 1988 1989 1990 1991 1992 1993
Ship decommissionings: 1983 1984 1985 1986 1987 1988 1989 1990 1991 1992 1993
Shipwrecks: 1983 1984 1985 1986 1987 1988 1989 1990 1991 1992 1993

References[edit]

  1. ^ "M/S Schleswig-Holstein". Retrieved 2017-10-08.