CIVILIAN SHIPS
Names beginning with the letter D

This page lists all D -named Civilian Ships whose pictures are available through the Online Library.

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D -named ships are listed below in alphabetical order.



  • Dagfin (Norwegian Freighter, 1902)
  • Daiquiri (Motor Boat, 1917)
  • Daisy (Motor Boat, 1904)
  • Dakotan (Freighter, 1912). Later renamed Zyrianin
  • Dalzell, W.F. (Harbor Tug, in service 1941). Properly called W.F. Dalzell
  • Dana (Steam Lighter, in service in 1917). Previously named Catherine James
  • Danubier (Freighter, 1917). Previously named War Penguin and Lakeport. Later renamed Houthandel and Koshin Maru

  • Daraga (Motor Boat, 1915)
  • Darlington (Steamship, 1849)
  • Dashing Wave (Freighter & Troop Transport, 1943-1970). Later renamed Choctaw
  • Dauntless (Harbor Tug, 1903). Later renamed Luckenbach # 5
  • Dauntless (Motor Boat, circa 1917)

  • Davis K. Philips (Fishing Vessel, 1877)
  • Dawn (Steamship, built 1856-7). Later USS Dawn and civilian steamship Eutaw
  • Dawn (Motor Boat, 1914)
  • Dawn (Yawl, 1916)
  • Daylight (Steamship, built 1859-60). Later USS Daylight and civilian steamship Santee

  • de Castlenau, General (Freighter, 1918). Properly called named General de Castlenau. Later renamed Elinor
  • Dean II (Motor Boat, 1915)
  • Deerfield (Refrigerated Cargo Freighter, 1918-1943). Later renamed Kelvina and Mathew Luckenbach
  • Defiance (Tug, 1889)
  • Defiance (Freighter, 1918)
  • Delaware (Steamship, employed as a transport in 1862)
  • DeKalb (Passenger Steamer, 1904). Originally named Prinz Eitel Friedrich. Later renamed Mount Clay

  • Democracy (Freighter, 1917). Originally named Jupiter
  • Deodata (Norwegian Whale Oil Tanker, formerly Sailing Bark, 1897). Originally named Quevilly
  • Derrick Barge # 70 (Barge, 1914)
  • Derry (Barge, 1894)
  • De Soto (Steamship, built 1859). Later USS De Soto
  • Desire (Motor Boat, 1913)
  • Despatch # 6 (Small Tug, in service in 1942)
  • Dewitt C. Ivins (Tug, in service in 1919)

  • Diascond (Barge, 1896)
  • Dick Keys (Steamship, active in 1861)
  • Dicky (Motor Boat, 1913)
  • Dida (Motor Boat, 1907). Later named Mary
  • Dispatch (Motor Boat, 1916)

  • Dodger II (Motor Boat, 1913)
  • Dohema Jr. (Motor Boat, 1912)
  • Doheny, E.L.,Third (Tanker, 1918). Properly called E.L. Doheny, Third
  • Dohrn, Anton (Motor Boat, 1911). Properly called Anton Dohrn

  • Doloma (Motor Boat, 1907)
  • Dolph II (Motor Boat, 1912). Later renamed Content
  • Dolphin (Barge, 1903)
  • Dolphin (Fishing Vessel, 1908). Previously named Virginia
  • Dolphin (Motor Boat, 1911). Previously named Ora Belle

  • Dorchester ("Bugeye" Schooner, 1893)
  • Doris (Fishing Boat, 1905)
  • Doris B. III (Motor Boat, 1912)
  • Dorothea II (Motor Boat, 1916)
  • Dorothy (Motor Boat, 1911)
  • Dorothy Cullen (Harbor Tug, 1893). Previously named Joseph O'Riorden
  • Douglas (British Steamship, 1858). Later the blockade Runner Margaret & Jessie

  • Dreadnaught (Tug, 1917)
  • Dreadnought (Motor Boat, in service 1917)
  • Drechterland (Dutch Freighter, 1903)
  • Druid (Steam Yacht, 1902)
  • Drusilla (Motor Boat, 1914)
  • Dryden (Anglo-American Freighter, 1885). Later renamed Iris

  • Dubhe (Dutch Freighter, 1912)
  • Duggan (Barge, 1916)
  • Dumbarton (Steamship, 1863-1870). Originally named Thistle. Later renamed City of Quebec
  • DuPont, Admiral (Steamship, 1847-1865). Properly called Admiral DuPont. Previously named Anglia
  • Dwinsk (British troopship, sunk by submarine in June 1918)
  • Dyveke (Norwegian Bark, 1894). Previously named Pass of Killiecrankie. Later renamed Torrey and Stifinder



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