List of ship launches in 1857

The list of ship launches in 1857 includes a chronological list of some ships launched in 1857.

Date Country Builder Location Ship Class / type Notes
27 January  United Kingdom Harrington and Workington Shipbuilding and Ropemaking Co Workington Kamehameha IV Full-rigged ship For Messrs. Bushby & Co.[1]
5 February  United Kingdom Devonport Dockyard Devonport Pelorus Pearl-class corvette For Royal Navy
7 March  United Kingdom R & H Green Blackwall Jaseur Algerine-class gunboat For Royal Navy
27 March  France Rochefort Alexandre Suffren-class ship of the line For French Navy
9 April  United Kingdom Hartlepool Armenian Steamship Drove ashore on launch and was damaged.[2][3]
25 April  United Kingdom Portsmouth Dockyard Portsmouth Royal Sovereign First rate ship of the line For Royal Navy
April  United States Westervelt & Co. New York City Queen of the Pacific Sidewheeler For Morgan & Garrison
18 May  United Kingdom James Laing Sunderland, County Durham Duncan Dunbar Clipper For Gellatly, Hankey & Sewell
May  United States Murfreesboro, North Carolina Chowan Steamship For North Carolina and New York Steamship Co.
May United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland British North America Quebec City Grace Vernon Capsized on launch. Righted and found to be severely hogged.[4]
23 June  United Kingdom Caird & Company Greenock Austria Steamship, auxiliary sails For Hamburg America Line
August  United States Reaney, Neafie & Co. Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Explorer Sternwheeler For Joseph Christmas Ives
8 September  United States Canemah, Oregon Elk Sternwheeler For Pease, Matthieu and others
17 September  United Kingdom Lawrence Hill & Co. Port Glasgow Admella Steamship, auxiliary sails
29 October  Russia Nikolaev Admiralty shipyard Nikolaev Tsesarevich First rate ship of the line For Imperial Russian Navy
2 November  United Kingdom Money Wigram & Son Blackwall Victor Intrepid-class gunvessel For Royal Navy
10 December  United States Jacob Aaron Westervelt New York City Huntsville Steamship For H. B. Cromwell & Co.
Unknown date  United States Jeffersonville, Indiana A. Child Paddle steamer
Unknown date  United States Cincinnati, Ohio A. O. Tyler Sidewheeler
Unknown date  United States Peck and Masters Cleveland, Ohio Comet Steamboat For New York Central Railroad
Unknown date  United States Croquette Brig For J. Crosby
Unknown date  United States Samuel Sneden New York City Dawn Steamship
Unknown date United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland Province of Canada George T Davie & Sons Lauzon Gananoque Clipper
Unknown date  United States Cincinnati, Ohio Great Western Sidewheeler
Unknown date  Netherlands F. Smit Kinderdijk Japan Corvette For Imperial Japanese Navy
Unknown date  United Kingdom Minnehaha Barque For Richard Hughes & Co.
Unknown date  United States S. Gildersleeve & Sons Portland, Connecticut National Guard Steamship
Unknown date  United Kingdom Newcastle Clipper For Green Blackwall Line
Unknown date  United States Williamsburg, New York Oliver M. Pettit Steamship
Unknown date  United States Cincinnati, Ohio Peosta Sidewheeler
Unknown date  United States Philadelphia Navy Yard Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Shubrick Lighthouse tender For United States Lighthouse Board
Unknown date  United States John English Brooklyn, New York Southfield Ferry For New York Ferry Company
Unknown date  United States Silas E. Smith & George Anson Pease Tualatin River Swan Sternwheeler
Unknown date  United States Jeremiah Simonson Greenpoint, New York Vanderbilt Passenger ship For North Atlantic Mail Steamship Line
Unknown date  United States Joseph Rowland Setauket, New York Wanderer Schooner For John Johnson
Unknown date  United States Brooklyn, New York William G. Putnam Paddle tug
Unknown date  United Kingdom William Pile Sunderland, County Durham Windsor Castle Full-rigged ship For Richard Green

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Local Intelligence". Liverpool Mercury etc (3067). Liverpool. 30 November 1857.
  2. ^ "Marine Intelligence". The Newcastle Courant etc (9503). Newcastle upon Tyne. 17 April 1857.
  3. ^ "Marine Intelligence". The Newcastle Courant etc (9506). Newcastle upon Tyne. 8 May 1857.
  4. ^ "Shipping Intelligence". Liverpool Mercury etc (2993). Liverpool. 10 June 1857.
Ship events in 1857
Ship launches: 1852 1853 1854 1855 1856 1857 1858 1859 1860 1861 1862
Ship commissionings: 1852 1853 1854 1855 1856 1857 1858 1859 1860 1861 1862
Ship decommissionings: 1852 1853 1854 1855 1856 1857 1858 1859 1860 1861 1862
Shipwrecks: 1852 1853 1854 1855 1856 1857 1858 1859 1860 1861 1862