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Online Library of Selected Images:
-- CIVILIAN SHIPS --
Names beginning with the letter K
This page lists all K-named Civilian Ships whose
pictures are available through the Online Library.
If the ship you want is not listed on this page, contact the
concerning other research options.
K-named ships are listed below in alphabetical order.
Scan down the list until you find the ship you want, then click
its entry to access appropriate image pages.
- K.I. Luckenbach
- Kadio S. (Freighter, 1917). Previously named War Fox, Lake Forest, Venetier, Tabakhandel, Este, Chollin, Rafael Aritzia, San Patricio and Mary V.
- Kahkin IV (Motor
Boat, 1909). Previously named Howmornel and later named Polly.
- Kaiser Wilhelm II (German Passenger Liner, 1903)
(Steam Yacht, 1902). Previously named Hauoli and Seminole
- Kalliopi (Freighter, 1910). Previously named Himalaia, Kermanshah, Oceana and Nymphe
- Kama (Soviet Freighter, 1918). Previously named Lake Helen, York and Skogvik
- Kamilla Rickmers (German Freighter, 1914). Later renamed Ticonderoga
- Kanawha II (Steam Yacht, 1899)
- Kanised (Motor Boat,
1909). Previously named Tuscanola and Nahmeoka
- Kangaroo (Motor Boat, 1917). Originally named Herreshoff Hull # 316
(Cargo Ship, 1918-1955). Originally named Santa Olivia
- Karibou (Motor Boat,
1913). Previously named Lebanon
- Karl-Erik (Finnish Freighter, 1918). Previously named War Compass, Aurora, Carabinier, Yzerhandel, Belgica, Haarfagre and Helmi L.
- Katherine K.
(Harbor Tug, 1894)
- Katharine R. (Steam Yacht, 1898). Previously named Katoomba, Rivera and Emeline
- Katie (Motor
- Katoomba (Steam Yacht, 1898). Later renamed Rivera, Emeline and Katharine R.
- Katrina (Steam Boat,
- Katrina Luckenbach
(Small Steamer, in service circa 1902)
- Kelvina (Freighter, 1918-1943). Previously named Deerfield. Later renamed Mathew Luckenbach
- Kenneth L. McNeal
(Fishing Vessel, 1913)
- Kent, U.S. (Motor Boat,
in use before 1917). Properly called U.S. Kent. Was named Nelansu by May 1917
- Keresan (Freighter, 1912). Originally named Erodiade
- Kermanshah (Freighter, 1910). Originally named Himalaia. Later renamed Oceana, Nymphe and Kalliopi
- Kermoor (Freighter, 1907). Originally named Morawitz. Later named Morawitz and Purley Oaks
- Kestrel II (Motor
(Steam Yacht, 1897). Later renamed Wanderer
- Kettering, Robin
(Freighter, 1941). Properly called Robin Kettering
- Keystone State
(Steamship, 1853-1879). Later USS Keystone
State and S.S. San Francisco
- Kiautschou (German and American Passenger Liner, 1900). Later renamed Princess Alice, Princess Matoika, President Arthur and City of Honolulu
- Kiel (German Freighter, 1900)
- Killarney (Motor
- Kinai Maru (Japanese Freighter, 1930-1943)
- King, Bertell W. (Barge, 1901). Properly called Bertell W. King
- Kiowa (Freighter, 1917)
- Knickerbocker (Harbor
- Knickerbocker (Ferry
Lighter, in service 1919)
- Koffiehandel (Freighter, 1917). Previously named Lakeside and Sicilier. Later renamed Cap Fedhala andVirginia
- Koningin der Nederlanden (Dutch Passenger Liner, 1911)
- Kopara (New Zealand
Cargo Ship, 1938)
- König Wilhelm II
(German Passenger Liner, 1907)
- Koshin Maru (Freighter, 1917). Name also transliterated as Kosin Maru. Previously named War Penguin, Lakeport, Danubier and Houthandel
- Kronprinz Wilhelm
(German Passenger Liner, 1901)
- Kronprinzessin Cecilie
(German Passenger Liner, 1906)
(American Passenger Liner, 1902)
- Kuper, Charles P. (Tug, 1892). Properly called Charles P. Kuper
NOTES:To the best of our knowledge, the Online Library's pictures
are all in the Public Domain, and can therefore be freely downloaded
and used for any purpose.
Some images linked from this page may bear obsolete credit lines
citing the organization name: "Naval Historical Center".
Effective 1 December 2008 the name should be cited as: "Naval
History and Heritage Command".
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Page made 14 May 2002
New ship added 31 January 2011