List of ships named Albatross

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This is a list of ships that have carried the name Albatros or Albatross, after the seabird.

Merchant ships[edit]

  • Albatros (19th-century ship) – an American-owned ship that brought news of the outbreak of the War of 1812 to W. P. Hunt.
  • USFC Albatross – a fisheries research ship in service with the United States Commission of Fish and Fisheries from 1882 to 1898 and from 1898 to 1903 and with the United States Bureau of Fisheries from 1903 to 1917 and from 1919 to 1921 which saw service in the United States Navy as USS Albatross in 1898 and from 1917 to 1919.
  • Albatros (1899) – a ketch which was the last sailing vessel trading commercially in Europe. Now a sail training vessel.
  • Albatross (1920 schooner) – a Dutch/German sailing ship that was later used as a training ship, inspiring the film White Squall.
  • USFS Albatross II – a fisheries research ship in service with the United States Bureau of Fisheries from 1926 to 1932 which saw service in the United States Navy as the tug USS Patuxent (AT-11) from 1909 to 1924.
  • RV Albatross III – a fisheries research ship built in 1926 as the trawler Harvard. In service with the United States National Fish and Wildlife Service from 1948 to 1959 and briefly saw service with the United States Coast Guard in 1944 as USCGC Bellefonte.
  • Albatros, a hydrofoil in service on Lake Geneva between 1964 and 1972
  • Albatross – a sailing ship used in Sweden's Albatross expedition of 1947–48.
  • TS Albatros – a cruise liner built in 1952, in service as Albatros 1981–84. Also in service as TS Albatross 1985–88.
  • SS Albatros (1957) – an ocean liner, in service as Albatros 1993–2003.
  • NOAAS Albatross IV (R 342) – a fisheries research ship in commission with the United States Fish and Wildlife Service from 1963 to 1970 and with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration from 1970 to 2008.
  • MS Albatros – a cruise liner built in 1973, in service as Albatros since 2004

Naval ships[edit]

Australia[edit]

  • HMAS Albatross (1928) – a seaplane carrier launched in 1928 that left service in 1933 and was transferred to the Royal Navy in 1938.

Austria-Hungary[edit]

France[edit]

Germany[edit]

Italy[edit]

United Kingdom[edit]

United States[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

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  3. ^ "HMS Albatross (1826) (2nd) Survey Schooner". Britains Navy. Ian M King. Retrieved 26 November 2017.
  4. ^ "British brig-sloop Albatross (1842)". Three Decks. Simon Harrison. Retrieved 26 November 2017.
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