List of ship launches in 1989

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The list of ship launches in 1989 includes a chronological list of all ships launched in 1989.

Country Builder Location Ship Class / type Notes
21 January  United Kingdom Swan Hunter Wallsend, England Marlborough Type 23 frigate
31 January  Japan Jintsu Abukuma-class destroyer escort
7 March  United Kingdom Ferguson Shipbuilders Port Glasgow Lord of the Isles Ferry For Caledonian MacBrayne
11 March  United States Bath Iron Works Bath, Maine Cowpens Ticonderoga-class cruiser
17 March  West Germany Schichau Seebeckwerft Bremerhaven Seabourn Spirit Cruise ship For Seabourn Cruise Line
8 April  United Kingdom Yarrow Shipbuilders Glasgow, Scotland Argyll Type 23 frigate
15 April  Finland Wärtsilä Turku Cinderella Cruiseferry For SF Line for Viking Line traffic
5 May  Australia AMECON Williamstown, Victoria Melbourne Adelaide-class frigate
6 May  United States Avondale Shipyard Avondale, Louisiana Rushmore Whidbey Island-class dock landing ship
26 June  Germany Blohm + Voss Hamburg Vasco da Gama Vasco da Gama-class frigate
2 July  United States Bath Iron Works Bath, Maine Gettysburg Ticonderoga-class cruiser
3 July  United States Newport News Shipbuilding Newport News, Virginia Scranton Los Angeles-class submarine
8 July  Canada Saint John Shipbuilding Saint John, New Brunswick Vancouver Halifax-class frigate
19 July  Spain Bazan Ferrol Reina Sofía Santa María-class frigate
22 July  United States Pennsylvania Shipbuilding Company Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Henry Eckford Henry J. Kaiser-class oiler
26 July  Japan Harushio Harushio-class submarine
25 August  France Chantiers de l'Atlantique Saint-Nazaire Nordic Empress Cruise ship For Royal Caribbean International
27 August  Finland Wärtsilä Turku Kalypso Cruiseferry For Rederi AB Slite for Viking Line traffic
1 September  United States Ingalls Shipbuilding Pascagoula, Mississippi Chosin Ticonderoga-class cruiser
11 September  Japan Umigiri Asagiri-class destroyer
12 September  Japan Sumitomo Heavy Industries Kaiwo Maru II Four-masted Barque
16 September  United States Bath Iron Works Bath, Maine Arleigh Burke Arleigh Burke-class destroyer
23 September  United States Avondale Shipyard Avondale, Louisiana Pecos Henry J. Kaiser-class oiler
14 October  United States Electric Boat Groton, Connecticut West Virginia Ohio-class submarine
6 November  Finland Wärtsilä Turku Silja Serenade Cruiseferry For Effoa for Silja Line traffic
11 November  United States Avondale Shipyard Avondale, Louisiana Ashland Whidbey Island-class dock landing ship
19 November  Germany Meyer Werft Papenburg Horizon Cruise ship For Celebrity Cruises
5 December  Australia Shepparton Paluma-class survey motor launch
19 December  Japan Ohyodo Abukuma-class destroyer escort
Unknown date  South Korea Cheonan Pohang-class corvette For Republic of Korea Navy

See also[edit]

Ship events in 1989
Ship launches: 1984 1985 1986 1987 1988 1989 1990 1991 1992 1993 1994
Ship commissionings: 1984 1985 1986 1987 1988 1989 1990 1991 1992 1993 1994
Ship decommissionings: 1984 1985 1986 1987 1988 1989 1990 1991 1992 1993 1994
Shipwrecks: 1984 1985 1986 1987 1988 1989 1990 1991 1992 1993 1994