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The list of ship launches in 1916 includes a chronological list of some ships launched in 1916.


Country Builder Location Ship Class / type Notes
8 January  United Kingdom John Brown and Company Clydebank, Scotland Repulse Renown-class battlecruiser
2 February  United Kingdom Pembroke Dock Pembroke, Wales J4 J-class submarine
5 February  United Kingdom Armstrong Whitworth Courageous Courageous-class battlecruiser
4 March  United Kingdom Fairfield Shipbuilding and Engineering Company Govan, Scotland Renown Renown-class battlecruiser
4 March United States Fore River Shipyard Quincy, Massachusetts Sampson Sampson-class destroyer
16 March United States Fore River Shipyard Quincy, Massachusetts L-10 L-class submarine
22 March  United Kingdom Barclay Curle & Company Glasgow, Scotland Mantola Passenger steamer
23 March United States Fore River Shipyard Quincy, Massachusetts Rowan Sampson-class destroyer
28 March  Germany Flensburger Schiffbau Deutschland Merchant submarine
20 April  United Kingdom Harland and Wolff Belfast, Northern Ireland Glorious Courageous-class battlecruiser
20 April  United Kingdom John I. Thornycroft & Company Southampton, England Patriot Thornycroft M-class destroyer
29 April United States Union Iron Works San Francisco, California Acme Tanker
1 May United States Lake Torpedo Boat Company Bridgeport, Connecticut L-5 L-class submarine
16 May United States Fore River Shipyard Quincy, Massachusetts L-11 L-class submarine
18 May United States William Cramp and Sons Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Wilkes Sampson-class destroyer
5 June  United Kingdom John I. Thornycroft & Company Southampton, England Patrician Thornycroft M-class destroyer
15 June  United Kingdom Vickers Barrow-in-Furness, England G9 G-class submarine
20 June  Norway Naval Shipyard Horten Frøya Minelayer
16 July  United Kingdom Swan, Hunter & Wigham Richardson Wallsend-on-Tyne Aurania Ocean liner
22 July  Spain Isaac Peral Submarine
15 August United States Bath Iron Works Bath, Maine Davis Sampson-class destroyer
15 August  United Kingdom Armstrong Whitworth Wallsend-on-Tyne Furious Courageous-class battlecruiser
31 August United States Craig Shipbuilding Long Beach, California L-6 L-class submarine
12 September  United Kingdom William Beardmore and Company Dalmuir, Scotland Ramillies Revenge-class battleship
28 September United States Craig Shipbuilding Long Beach, California L-7 L-class submarine
5 October  Germany Blohm + Voss Hamburg Cöln Cöln-class cruiser
12 November  Japan Kawasaki Heavy Industries Kobe Ise Ise-class battleship
27 November United States Lake Torpedo Boat Bridgeport, Connecticut N-4 N-class submarine
5 December United States Bath Iron Works Bath, Maine Allen Sampson-class destroyer
9 December United States Mare Island Navy Yard Vallejo, California Shaw Sampson-class destroyer
30 December United States Seattle Construction and Drydock Company Seattle, Washington N-1 N-class submarine

See also[]

Ship events in 1916
Ship launches: 1911 1912 1913 1914 1915 1916 1917 1918 1919 1920 1921
Ship commissionings: 1911 1912 1913 1914 1915 1916 1917 1918 1919 1920 1921
Ship decommissionings: 1911 1912 1913 1914 1915 1916 1917 1918 1919 1920 1921
Shipwrecks: 1911 1912 1913 1914 1915 1916 1917 1918 1919 1920 1921

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