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The list of ship launches in 1856 includes a chronological list of some ships launched in 1856.

Date Country Builder Location Ship Class / type Owner Notes
29 December 1856 United States William H. Webb New York Black Hawk Medium clipper Bucklin & Crane, New York[1] Generally listed 1857.[2]
 United Kingdom William Pile Sunderland Lammermuir Extreme clipper John Willis & Son

References[edit | edit source]

  1. Bruzelius, Lars (1999-02-20). "Clipper Ships: "Black Hawk" (1856)". Black Hawk. The Maritime History Virtual Archives. http://www.bruzelius.info/Nautica/Ships/Clippers/Black_Hawk%281856%29.html. Retrieved 2010-02-19. 
  2. Crothers, William L. (1997). The American-Built Clipper Ship, 1850-1856: Characteristics, Construction, Details. Camden, ME: International Marine. pp. xii. ISBN 0-07-014501-6. 
  • Crothers, William L. (1997). The American-Built Clipper Ship, 1850-1856: Characteristics, Construction, Details. Camden, ME: International Marine. ISBN 0-07-014501-6. 
  • Howe, Octavius T; Matthews, Frederick C. (1986 reprint of 1926-1927 ed.). American Clipper Ships 1833-1858. Volume 1, Adelaide-Lotus. New York: Dover Publications. ISBN 978-0486251158. 


Ship events in 1856
Ship launches: 1851 1852 1853 1854 1855 1856 1857 1858 1859 1860 1861
Ship commissionings: 1851 1852 1853 1854 1855 1856 1857 1858 1859 1860 1861
Ship decommissionings: 1851 1852 1853 1854 1855 1856 1857 1858 1859 1860 1861
Shipwrecks: 1851 1852 1853 1854 1855 1856 1857 1858 1859 1860 1861

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