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The list of ship decommissionings in 1983 includes a chronological list of all ships decommissioned in 1983.

Operator Ship Flag Class and type Fate Other notes
28 February Stena Sessan Line Prinsessan Birgitta  Sweden Cruiseferry Chartered to Sealink Renamed St Nicholas
25 March Unknown World Wide Expo Flag of Denmark.svg Denmark Cruiseferry End of charter, returned to DFDS Seaways Renamed Tor Scandinavia
28 March  German Navy Karlsruhe Sold to the Turkish Navy Renamed Gelibolu (D360)
19 May Polferries Rogalin  Poland Ferry Chartered to Faraskip H/F Renamed Edda
30 June  German Navy Emden Sold to the Turkish Navy Renamed Gemlik (D361)
Date unknown
(prior to 29 August)
Karageorgis Line Wasa Star  Sweden Cruiseferry Taken over by Rederi AB Gotland due to breaking of charter agreement by Vaasanlaivat-Vasabåtarna Sold to Larvik Line, 29 August 1983
12 September B&I Line Fennia  Finland Ferry End of charter, returned to Svea Line (Finland) Laid up until 1984
18 September Faraskip H/F Edda  Iceland Ferry End of charter from Polferries Renamed Rogalin
29 November Scandinavian World Cruises Scandinavia  Bahamas cruiseferry Transferred to DFDS Seaways
Date unknown  Royal Navy Dido Leander-class frigate Sold to New Zealand Renamed HMNZS Southland

See also

Ship events in 1983
Ship launches: 1978 1979 1980 1981 1982 1983 1984 1985 1986 1987 1988
Ship commissionings: 1978 1979 1980 1981 1982 1983 1984 1985 1986 1987 1988
Ship decommissionings: 1978 1979 1980 1981 1982 1983 1984 1985 1986 1987 1988
Shipwrecks: 1978 1979 1980 1981 1982 1983 1984 1985 1986 1987 1988

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