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The following is a partial list of ships built at the Boston Navy Yard, also called the Charlestown Navy Yard and Boston Naval Shipyard. The year shown is the launch year.

Aerial view of the Boston Naval Shipyard in April 1960
Aerial view of the Boston Navy Yard in April 1960.
South Boston Naval Annex and South Boston Army Base, circa 1958
The South Boston Naval Annex, circa 1958
  • 1814: USS Independence (90-gun ship of the line) War of 1812; Mexican–American War
  • 1825: USS Boston (18-gun sloop of war) Mexican–American War
  • 1827: USS Warren (20-gun sloop of war) Mexican–American War
  • 1827: USS Falmouth (24-gun sloop of war) Mexican–American War
  • 1837: USS Cyane (22-gun sloop of war) Mexican–American War; American Civil War
  • 1839: USS Marion (16-gun sloop of war) American Civil War
  • 1842: USS Cumberland (50-gun frigate) Mexican–American War; Battle of Hampton Roads
  • 1844: USS Plymouth (22-gun sloop of war) Perry Expedition
  • 1848: USS Vermont (74-gun ship of the line) American Civil War
  • 1858: USS Hartford (22-gun sloop of war) Battle of Forts Jackson and St. Philip; Battle of Mobile Bay
  • 1859: USS Narragansett (5-gun sloop of war) American Civil War
  • 1861: USS Wachusett (10-gun sloop of war) Peninsula Campaign; Bahia incident
  • 1861: USS Housatonic (11-gun sloop of war) Sinking of USS Housatonic
  • 1861: USS Maratanza (side-wheel steam gunboat) Peninsula Campaign; First Battle of Fort Fisher; Second Battle of Fort Fisher
  • 1862: USS Canandaigua (6-gun sloop of war) American Civil War
  • 1862: USS Tioga (side-wheel steam gunboat) American Civil War
  • 1862: USS Genesee (side-wheel steam gunboat) American Civil War
  • 1863: USS Monadnock (monitor) First Battle of Fort Fisher; Second Battle of Fort Fisher
  • 1863: USS Pequot (gunboat) First Battle of Fort Fisher; Second Battle of Fort Fisher
  • 1863: USS Saco (gunboat) American Civil War
  • 1863: USS Winooski (side-wheel steam gunboat)
  • 1864: USS Ammonoosuc (frigate)
  • 1865: USS Guerriere (sloop of war)
  • 1866: USS Worcester (sloop of war)
  • 1867: USS Nantasket (sloop of war)
  • 1868: USS Alaska (sloop of war) Battle of Ganghwa
  • 1876: USS Vandalia (sloop of war) 1889 Apia cyclone
  • 1916: USS Bridge (Combat stores ship) World War I; World War II
  • 1919: USS Brazos (Fleet oiler) World War II
  • 1920: USS Neches (Fleet oiler) World War II
  • 1921: USS Pecos (Fleet oiler) World War II
  • 1934: USS MacDonough (DD-351) (Farragut-class destroyer) Attack on Pearl Harbor; Battle of Savo Island; Battle of the Philippine Sea; Battle of Leyte Gulf
  • 1935: USS Monaghan (DD-354) (Farragut-class destroyer) Attack on Pearl Harbor; Battle of the Coral Sea; Battle of Midway; Battle of the Komandorski Islands; Battle of the Philippine Sea
  • 1935: USS Case (DD-370) (Mahan-class destroyer) Attack on Pearl Harbor; Battle of the Philippine Sea
  • 1935: USS Conyngham (DD-371) (Mahan-class destroyer) Attack on Pearl Harbor; Battle of Midway; Battle of the Santa Cruz Islands; Operation Crossroads
  • 1936: USS Mugford (DD-389) (Benham-class destroyer) Attack on Pearl Harbor
  • 1936: USS Ralph Talbot (DD-390) (Benham-class destroyer) Attack on Pearl Harbor; Battle of Savo Island; Battle of Kolombangara; Battle off Cape Engaño; Operation Crossroads
  • 1938: USS Mayrant (DD-402) (Benham-class destroyer) Naval Battle of Casablanca; Operation Crossroads
  • 1938: USS Trippe (DD-403) (Benham-class destroyer) Allied invasion of Sicily; Invasion of Salerno; Operation Crossroads
  • 1939: USS O'Brien (DD-415) (Sims-class destroyer) Guadalcanal Campaign
  • 1939: USS Walke (DD-416) (Sims-class destroyer) Naval Battle of Guadalcanal
  • 1939: USS Madison (DD-425) (Benson-class destroyer) Battle of the Atlantic; Operation Dragoon
  • 1939: USS Lansdale (DD-426) (Benson-class destroyer) Battle of the Atlantic
  • 1940: USS Gwin (DD-433) (Gleaves-class destroyer) Doolittle Raid; Battle of Midway; Naval Battle of Guadalcanal; Battle of Kolombangara
  • 1940: USS Meredith (DD-434) (Gleaves-class destroyer) Doolittle Raid
  • 1940: USS Wilkes (DD-441) (Gleaves-class destroyer) Naval Battle of Casablanca
  • 1940: USS Nicholson (DD-442) (Gleaves-class destroyer) invasion of Salerno; Battle for Leyte Gulf
  • 1941: USS Forrest (DD-461) (Gleaves-class destroyer) Operation Torch; Normandy invasion; Operation Dragoon; Battle of Okinawa
  • 1941: USS Fitch (DD-462) (Gleaves-class destroyer) Operation Torch; Normandy invasion; Operation Dragoon
  • 1941: USS Cowie (DD-632) (Gleaves-class destroyer) Operation Torch; Allied invasion of Sicily
  • 1941: USS Knight (DD-633) (Gleaves-class destroyer) Operation Torch; Allied invasion of Sicily; Allied invasion of Italy
  • 1941: USS Doran (DD-634) (Gleaves-class destroyer) Operation Torch; Allied invasion of Sicily
  • 1941: USS Earle (DD-635) (Gleaves-class destroyer) Allied invasion of Sicily
  • 1942: USS Guest (DD-472) (Fletcher-class destroyer) Battle of the Philippine Sea; Battle of Iwo Jima; Battle of Okinawa
  • 1942: USS Bennett (DD-473) (Fletcher-class destroyer) Battle of Iwo Jima; Battle of Okinawa
  • 1942: USS Fullam (DD-474) (Fletcher-class destroyer) Battle of the Philippine Sea; Battle of Iwo Jima; Battle of Okinawa
  • 1942: USS Hudson (DD-475) (Fletcher-class destroyer) Battle of the Philippine Sea; Battle of Iwo Jima; Battle of Okinawa
  • 1942: USS Hutchins (DD-476) (Fletcher-class destroyer) Battle of Surigao Strait; Battle of Iwo Jima; Battle of Okinawa
  • 1942: USS Charrette (DD-581) (Fletcher-class destroyer) Battle of the Philippine Sea; Battle for Leyte Gulf
  • 1942: USS Conner (DD-582) (Fletcher-class destroyer) Battle of the Philippine Sea; Battle for Leyte Gulf
  • 1942: USS Hall (DD-583) (Fletcher-class destroyer) Philippines campaign; Battle of Iwo Jima; Battle of Okinawa
  • 1943: USS Halligan (DD-584) (Fletcher-class destroyer) Philippines campaign; Battle of Iwo Jima; Battle of Okinawa
  • 1943: USS Haraden (DD-585) (Fletcher-class destroyer) Philippines campaign
  • 1943: USS Newcomb (DD-586) (Fletcher-class destroyer) Battle of Surigao Strait; Battle of Iwo Jima; Battle of Okinawa
  • 1943: USS Bennion (DD-662) (Fletcher-class destroyer) Battle of Leyte; Battle of Iwo Jima; Battle of Okinawa
  • 1943: USS Heywood L. Edwards (DD-663) (Fletcher-class destroyer) Battle of Surigao Strait; Battle of Iwo Jima; Battle of Okinawa
  • 1943: USS Richard P. Leary (DD-664) (Fletcher-class destroyer) Battle of Surigao Strait; Battle of Iwo Jima; Battle of Okinawa
  • 1942: HMS Bayntun (Captain-class frigate) shared credit for sinking U-757, U-1279, U-989 & U-1278
  • 1942: HMS Bazely (Captain-class frigate) shared credit for sinking U-648, U-600 & U-636
  • 1942: HMS Berry (Captain-class frigate) Battle of the Atlantic
  • 1942: HMS Blackwood (Captain-class frigate) shared credit for sinking U-648 & U-600
  • 1942: USS Evarts (DE-5) (Evarts-class destroyer escort) Battle of the Atlantic
  • 1942: USS Wyffels (DE-6) (Evarts-class destroyer escort) Battle of the Atlantic
  • 1943: USS Griswold (DE-7) (Evarts-class destroyer escort) shared credit for sinking I-39; Battle of Okinawa
  • 1943: USS Steele (DE-8) (Evarts-class destroyer escort) Pacific Theater of Operations
  • 1943: USS Carlson (DE-9) (Evarts-class destroyer escort) Battle of Okinawa
  • 1943: USS Bebas (DE-10) (Evarts-class destroyer escort) Battle of Okinawa
  • 1943: USS Crouter (DE-11) (Evarts-class destroyer escort) Battle of Okinawa
  • 1943: HMS Burges (Captain-class frigate) shared credit for sinking U-1063
  • 1943: USS Seid (DE-256) (Evarts-class destroyer escort) Battle of Okinawa
  • 1943: USS Smartt (DE-257) (Evarts-class destroyer escort) Battle of the Atlantic
  • 1943: USS Walter S. Brown (DE-258) (Evarts-class destroyer escort) Battle of the Atlantic
  • 1943: USS William C. Miller (DE-259) (Evarts-class destroyer escort) shared credit for sinking Japanese submarine I-55 (1944)
  • 1943: USS Cabana (DE-260) (Evarts-class destroyer escort) Pacific Theater of Operations
  • 1943: USS Dionne (DE-261) (Evarts-class destroyer escort) Pacific Theater of Operations
  • 1943: USS Canfield (DE-262) (Evarts-class destroyer escort) Pacific Theater of Operations
  • 1943: USS Deede (DE-263) (Evarts-class destroyer escort) Pacific Theater of Operations
  • 1943: USS Elden (DE-264) (Evarts-class destroyer escort) Pacific Theater of Operations
  • 1943: USS Cloues (DE-265) (Evarts-class destroyer escort) Battle of Okinawa
  • 1943: HMS Capel (Captain-class frigate) Battle of the Atlantic
  • 1943: HMS Cooke (Captain-class frigate) shared credit for sinking U-988 & U-214
  • 1943: HMS Dacres (Captain-class frigate) Normandy Invasion
  • 1943: HMS Domett (Captain-class frigate) shared credit for sinking U-988
  • 1943: HMS Foley (Captain-class frigate) shared credit for sinking U-538
  • 1943: HMS Garlies (Captain-class frigate) shared credit for sinking U-358
  • 1943: HMS Gould (Captain-class frigate) shared credit for sinking U-91 & U-358
  • 1943: HMS Grindall (Captain-class frigate) Battle of the Atlantic
  • 1943: HMS Gardiner (Captain-class frigate) Battle of the Atlantic
  • 1943: HMS Goodall (Captain-class frigate) Battle of the Atlantic
  • 1943: HMS Goodson (Captain-class frigate) Battle of the Atlantic
  • 1943: HMS Gore (Captain-class frigate) shared credit for sinking U-91 & U-358
  • 1943: HMS Keats (Captain-class frigate) shared credit for sinking U-1172 & U-285
  • 1943: HMS Kempthorne (Captain-class frigate) Battle of the Atlantic
  • 1943: HMS Kingsmill (Captain-class frigate) Normandy Invasion
  • 1943: HMS Lawford (Captain-class frigate) Normandy Invasion
  • 1943: HMS Louis (Captain-class frigate) shared credit for sinking U-445
  • 1943: HMS Lawson (Captain-class frigate) Battle of the Atlantic
  • 1943: HMS Pasley (Captain-class frigate) Battle of the Atlantic
  • 1943: HMS Loring (Captain-class frigate) Battle of the Atlantic
  • 1943: HMS Hoste (Captain-class frigate) Battle of the Atlantic
  • 1943: HMS Moorsom (Captain-class frigate) Battle of the Atlantic
  • 1943: HMS Manners (Captain-class frigate) shared credit for sinking U-1051
  • 1943: HMS Mounsey (Captain-class frigate) Battle of the Atlantic
  • 1943: HMS Inglis (Captain-class frigate) Battle of the Atlantic
  • 1943: HMS Inman (Captain-class frigate) Battle of the Atlantic
  • 1943: USS O'Toole (DE-527) (Evarts-class destroyer escort) Battle of the Atlantic
  • 1943: USS John J. Powers (DE-528) (Evarts-class destroyer escort) Battle of the Atlantic
  • 1943: USS Mason (DE-529) (Evarts-class destroyer escort) Battle of the Atlantic
  • 1943: USS John M. Bermingham (DE-530) (Evarts-class destroyer escort) Battle of the Atlantic
  • 1943: USS Edward H. Allen (DE-531) (John C. Butler–class destroyer escort) rescued crew of the SS Andrea Doria
  • 1943: USS Tweedy (DE-532) (John C. Butler–class destroyer escort)
  • 1943: USS Howard F. Clark (DE-533) (John C. Butler–class destroyer escort) Battle for Leyte Gulf; Battle of Okinawa
  • 1943: USS Silverstein (DE-534) (John C. Butler–class destroyer escort) Pacific Theater of Operations; Korean War
  • 1943: USS Lewis (DE-535) (John C. Butler–class destroyer escort) Pacific Theater of Operations
  • 1943: USS Bivin (DE-536) (John C. Butler–class destroyer escort) Pacific Theater of Operations
  • 1943: USS Rizzi (DE-537) (John C. Butler–class destroyer escort)
  • 1943: USS Osberg (DE-538) (John C. Butler–class destroyer escort)
  • 1943: USS Wagner (DER-539) (John C. Butler–class destroyer escort)
  • 1943: USS Vandivier (DER-540) (John C. Butler–class destroyer escort)
  • 1944: USS Amberjack (SS-522) (Tench-class submarine)
  • 1944: USS Grampus (SS-523) (Tench-class submarine)
  • 1944: USS Pickerel (SS-524) (Tench-class submarine)
  • 1944: USS Grenadier (SS-525) (Tench-class submarine)
  • 1945: USS Donner (LSD-20) (Casa Grande-class dock landing ship) Mercury-Redstone 2 recovery
  • 1945: USS Fort Mandan (LSD-21) (Casa Grande-class dock landing ship)
  • 1945: USS Tortuga (LSD-26) (Casa Grande-class dock landing ship) Korean War; Vietnam War
  • 1945: USS Whetstone (LSD-27) (Casa Grande-class dock landing ship) Korean War; Vietnam War
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