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The Best Ship Simulator Games 

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Updated January 5, 2019 1.7k votes 1k voters 76.1k views 23 items

List Rules Ship simulator games only, not just games that feature ships as part of their gameplay.

For those who love the ocean but don't live near a beach, here are the best ship simulator games of all time, ranked by simulation gamers who have played them. Boat and ship simulators come in all shapes and sizes, allowing the players to control many different types of vessels. Some of these sims may involve ship combat, where the player controls destroyers, dreadnoughts or gunboats.

Other boat simulation games are more about cruising the ocean, where you can control cruise ships, motorboats, and even fishing vessels. If you've played these sims are consider yourself a ship simulator expert, then please vote for the game that you would recommend the most to gamers who haven't played them. Don't vote down something simply if you haven't played it! Give it a shot, you may just find your next favorite ship simulation game.
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Ship Simulator is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Ship Simulator Games
Released: 2007 (VSTEP)
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Ship Simulator Professio... is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Ship Simulator Games
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Command: Modern Air Nava... is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Ship Simulator Games
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Dangerous Waters is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Ship Simulator Games
Released: 2005 (Sonalysts Combat Simulations)
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Advanced Destroyer Simul... is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Ship Simulator Games
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Deadliest Catch: Alaskan... is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Ship Simulator Games
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AEGIS: Guardian of the F... is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Ship Simulator Games
Released: 1994 (Microplay Software)
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Gunboat is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Ship Simulator Games
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Cruise Ship Tycoon is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Ship Simulator Games
Released: 2003 (Cat Daddy Games)
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vehicle simulator is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Ship Simulator Games
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Gary Grigsby's Pacific W... is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Ship Simulator Games
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PT Boats: Knights of the... is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Ship Simulator Games
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Great Naval Battles: Bur... is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Ship Simulator Games
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Fighting Steel is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Ship Simulator Games
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PHM Pegasus is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Ship Simulator Games
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Carrier Command is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Ship Simulator Games
Released: 1988 (Realtime Games Software)
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Destroyer Command is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Ship Simulator Games
Released: 2002 (Ultimation)
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Uncharted Waters is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Ship Simulator Games
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Dreadnoughts is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Ship Simulator Games
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Harpoon is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Ship Simulator Games
Released: 1989 (Three-Sixty Pacific)
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Task Force 1942 is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Ship Simulator Games
Released: Jan 01 1992 (MicroProse)
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Enigma: Rising Tide is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Ship Simulator Games
Released: 2003 (Tesseraction Games)
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Virtual Sailor is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Ship Simulator Games
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