Key WWII events - December 1941

Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor Naval Base
Japanese invasion of British Malaya, Burma, The Philippines & Sarawak
Germany & Italy declare war on the United States
Soviet forces push Germans back from Moscow
Adolf Hitler becomes Commander-in-Chief of German Army
China declares war on Japan
British Vaagso Raids on Norwegian Lofoten Islands
German siege of Tobruk lifted
Japanese capture Wake Island & Hong Kong
Battle of Convoy HG 76

Image of Attack on Pearl Harbor December 1941

Attack on Pearl Harbor

Axis Dec-41 Allied
France flag Romania flag italy flag german flag Total Class Total british flag free France flag soviet flag canada flag australia flag new zealand flag poland flag netherlands flag norway flag greece flag yugo flag
3 0 5 2 7 Battleships 14 13 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
0 0 0 0 0 Fleet Carriers 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
0 0 0 0 0 Light Carriers 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
4 0 3 2 5 Heavy Cruisers 18 11 0 4 0 2 0 0 0 0 1 0
9 0 11 3 14 Light Cruisers 46 33 0 2 0 3 3 0 5 0 0 0
51 7 61 40 108 Destroyers 257 159 3 48 14 8 0 4 8 4 9 0
58 1 78 180 259 Submarines 281 59 6 187 0 0 0 3 20 0 5 1
1 0 0 0 0 Escort Carriers 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
10 3 32 13 48 Escorts 293 189 20 15 61 3 0 2 0 3 0 0
3 0 0 5 5 Other 37 29 0 0 4 3 1 0 0 0 0 0

 

 

Class USA flag japan flag argentina flag brazil flag chile flag columbia flag peru flag denmark flag sweden flag portugal flag spain flag turkey flag thailand flag
Battleships 14 10 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
Fleet Carriers 6 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Light Carriers 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Heavy Cruisers 18 18 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0
Light Cruisers 19 16 1 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 5 0 0
Destroyers 187 101 15 7 8 2 2 0 16 5 16 5 8
Submarines 112 64 3 4 9 0 4 8 20 4 4 7 4
Escort Carriers 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Escorts 0 33 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 0
Other 5 0 6 0 3 0 0 2 7 0 0 0 2

 

 

Allied and Axis Naval Losses

Contains the lost and damaged (and therefore out of action) warships by country.
These are changes that happen during the month and figures will be reflected in the following month's tables.

Allied Losses

USA flagLost Report
Arizona Battleship Bombed by Nakajima B5N aircraft from Japanese warships Akagi & Kaga at Pearl Harbor Naval Base, Hawaii, forward magazine exploded destroying the ship, 1177 dead 07/12/1941
Oklahoma Battleship Torpedoed by Nakajima B5N aircraft from Japanese warships Akagi, Hiryu & Kaga at Pearl Harbor Naval Base, Hawaii, ship capsized & was only stopped when her masts touched the bottom, her starboard side & keel exposed, 429 dead 07/12/1941
Bittern Minesweeper Damaged by Japanese Army aircraft at Cavite Navy Yard, Luzon 08/12/1941. Scuttled later to avoid capture
Damaged Report
California Battleship Damaged by bombs & torpedoes from Nakajima B5N & Aichi B3A1 aircraft from Japanese warship Hiryu, Kaga & Soryu at Pearl Harbor Naval Base, Hawaii, causing extensive under water damage, flooding & fires, 100 dead 07/12/1941. Ship settled on bottom of the harbour with only her superstructure above the surface 10/12/1941
Tennessee Battleship Damaged by bombs from Nakajima B5N aircraft from Japanese warships Akagi, Kaga & Soryu, Pearl Harbor Naval Base, Hawaii, hit by 2 bombs penetrating her armoured decks 07/12/1941. Ship trapped by capsized American warship Arizona, released 20/12/1942
Maryland Battleship Damaged by bombs from Nakajima B5N & Aichi B3A1 Ryusei from Japanese warships Akagi, Kaga, Hiryu & Soryu at Pearl Harbor Naval Base, Hawaii, bombs caused fires & extensive flooding 07/12/1941. Ship trapped by capsized American warship Oklahoma, finally released 09/12/1942
Nevada Battleship Damaged by bombs & torpedoes from Nakajima B5N & Aichi B3A1 Ryusei aircraft from Japanese warships Kaga & Soryu, ship tried to escape to sea, but under a hail of bombs was run aground off Hospital Point, Pearl Harbor, 60 dead, 109 injured 07/12/1941
Pennsylvania Battleship Damaged by bombs from Aichi B3A1 aircraft from Japanese warships, whilst in Dry Dock No. 1 at Pearl Harbor Naval Base, Hawaii, 29 dead, 38 injured 07/12/1941
West Virginia Battleship Damaged by bombs & torpedoes from Nakajima B5N & Aichi B3A1 aircraft from Japanese warship Akagi, Hiryu, Kaga & Soryu at Pearl Harbor Naval Base, Hawaii, ship settled on harbour bottom on an even keel, engulfed in oil fires from surrounding ships, 100 dead 07/12/1941
Helena Cruiser Damaged by torpedo from Nakajima B5N aircraft from Japanese warships at Pearl Harbor Naval Base, Hawaii, engine & boiler room flooded, 20 dead 07/12/1941
Honolulu Cruiser Damaged by bomb near miss from Aichi B3A1 Ryusei aircraft from Japanese warships at Pearl Harbor Naval Base, Hawaii, ship suffered minor damage 07/12/1941
Raleigh Cruiser Damaged by bombs from Nakajima B5N & torpedoes from Aichi B3A1 Ryusei aircraft from Japanese warship Soryu, bomb near misses flooding machine spaces at Pearl Harbor Naval Base, Hawaii 07/12/1941
Cassin Destroyer Damaged by bombs from aircraft from Japanese warship whilst in Dry Dock No. 1 at Pearl Harbor Naval Base, Hawaii, ship slipped from her keel blocks & rested against American warship Downes 07/12/1941
Downes Destroyer Damaged by bombs from aircraft from Japanese warship whilst in Dry Dock No. 1 at Pearl Harbor Naval Base, Hawaii, fires started from ruptured fuel & oil tanks 07/12/1941
Shaw Destroyer Damaged by bombs from Aichi B3A1 aircraft from Japanese warship whilst in dry dock at Pearl Harbor Naval Base, Hawaii, bombs caused fires which touched off forward magazine blowing bows off ship 07/12/1941
Bagley Destroyer Damaged her keel during anti-aircraft practice at sea off Hawaii. Her speed was limited to 10 knots & changed course for Oahu 03/12/1941. Arrived Pearl Harbor 04/12/1941. Berthed in dry-dock at Pearl Harbor 06/12/1941. During attack by Japanese aircraft at Pearl Harbor she fired at a number of attacking aircraft. She left dry-dock that afternoon & patrolled off Honolulu 07/12/1941. Returned to Pearl Harbor 09/12/1941. She had the loose section of her keel cut off & returned to sea 13/12/1941
Craven Destroyer Damaged her bow in heavy seas whilst escorting a American Task Force taking aircraft to Wake Island, in the Pacific Ocean 19/12/1941
british flag Lost Report
Prince of Wales Battleship Bombed & torpedoed by Japanese Mitsubishi G4M 'Betty' aircraft, SE of Kuantan, Malaya, South China Sea, ship was crippled by a torpedo hit at her stern, then finished off by more bombs & torpedoes, 327 dead, 03.30N 104.27E 10/12/1941
Repulse Battleship Bombed & torpedoed by Japanese Mitsubishi G4M 'Betty' aircraft, SE of Kuantan, Malaya, South China Sea, 2 bombs caused serious damage & fires, ship was finished off by massed torpedo attacks, 513 dead, 796 survivors 03.30N 104.30E 10/12/1941
Galatea Cruiser Torpedoed by German submarine U-557, 30 miles NW of Alexandria, in the Mediterranean Sea, 469 dead, 100 survivors 31.12N 29.15E 14/12/1941
Kandahar Destroyer Damaged by Italian mine, 20 miles N of Tripoli whilst going alongside mined New Zealand warship Neptune 33.15N 13.30E 19/12/1941. Scuttled by torpedo from British warship Jaguar 20/12/1941
Stanley Destroyer Torpedoed by German submarine U-574, W of Lisbon, in the North Atlantic, during Battle of Convoy HG 76. Ship sank after violent explosion with heavy loss of life, 38.12N 17.23W 19/12/1941
Thracian Destroyer Damaged by Japanese Army aircraft off Hong Kong, 3 dead 16/12/1941. Ship ran aground between Repulse Bay and Deepwater Bay & sabotaged by crew 17/12/1941
Perseus Submarine Mined by Italian mine, 7 miles N of Zante Island, Ionian Sea, 60 dead, 1 survivor, 37.54N 20.54E 06/12/1941
H 31 Submarine Missing presumed lost in Bay of Biscay possibly mine British / German 24/12/1941
Audacity Escort Carrier Torpedoed by German submarine U-751, 500 miles NW of Cape Finisterre, in the North Atlantic, during the Battle of Convoy HG 76. Torpedo flooded engine room & ship sank stern first, second torpedo ignited petrol causing huge explosion 43.45N 19.54W 21/12/1941
Salvia Corvette Torpedoed by German submarine U-568, 100 miles W of Alexandria, in the Mediterranean Sea, no survivors 31.46N 28.00E 24/12/1941
Cornflower Sloop Scuttled in Deepwater Bay, Singapore to avoid capture by Japanese 19/12/1941
Cicala Gunboat Bombed by Japanese dive bombers off Hong Kong 21/12/1941
Moth Gunboat Scuttled as blockship Hong Kong Dockyard 12/12/1941
Peterel Gunboat Sunk by gunfire by Japanese warship Izumo at Shanghai 08/12/1941
Damaged Report
Queen Elizabeth Battleship Damaged by limpet mines attached from Italian MAS human torpedo, in Alexandria harbour, explosion caused major underwater damage, leaving ship resting on harbour bottom 18/12/1941
Valiant Battleship Damaged by limpet mines attached from Italian MAS human torpedo, in Alexandria harbour, explosion caused major underwater damage & flooding under A turret 18/12/1941
Illustrious Fleet Carrier Damaged in collision with British warship Formidable, in extremely rough weather & low visibility, the bow of Illustrious ran into the stern of Formidable 16/12/1941. Arrived for repair Greenock 21/12/1941
Formidable Fleet Carrier Damaged in collision with British warship Illustrious, in extremely rough weather & low visibility, the bow of Illustrious ran into the stern of Formidable 16/12/1941. Arrived for repair Belfast 21/12/1941
Arethusa Cruiser Damaged by bomb near miss from German aircraft, off coast of Norway, during the British Raids on the Norwegian Lofoten Islands Operation Anklet. Ship suffered minor splinter damage 27/12/1941
Aurora Cruiser Damaged by German mine in the Mediterranean Sea, off Libyan coast, mine exploded on port side causing severe flooding & structural damage 19/12/1941
Penelope Cruiser Damaged by Italian mine, 20 miles N of Tripoli in the Mediterranean Sea 18/12/1941
Jervis Destroyer Damaged by limpet mines attached from Italian MAS human torpedo to tanker Sagona, in Alexandria harbour, explosion to tanker also damaged Jervis laying alongside to take on fuel 18/12/1941
Stork Sloop Damaged in collision with British warship Dartford, damaging her stem structure 22/12/1941
soviet flag Lost Report
ShCh 204 Submarine Lost probably mined off Bulgarian coast 42.53N 28.03E 06/12/1941
Virsaitis Escort Mined off Hango 02/12/1941
canada flag Lost Report
Windflower Corvette Collision with Dutch freighter Zypenberg in dense fog off the Grand Banks, in the North Atlantic, whilst on convoy duty, 23 dead 46.19N 49.30W 07/12/1941
Damaged Report
St Croix Destroyer Damaged by heavy storm weather, in the North Atlantic on convoy duty during passage to St Johns, Newfoundland. Arrived for repair at Halifax, NS 18/12/1941
new zealand flag Lost Report
Neptune Cruiser Mined by Italian mine, 20 miles off Tripoli, in the Mediterranean Sea, ship was disabled by first mine & she drifted further into the minefield, second mine destroyed propellers & rudder. British warships Kandahar & Lively went to help, but after Kandahar hit a mine Lively was signalled to keep clear, subsequent mines caused Neptune to capsize & sink, 763 dead, 1 survivor captured 33.15N 13.30E 19/12/1941
netherlands flag Lost Report
O 16 Submarine Mined by Japanese mine in the Gulf of Siam, boat nearly broke in half & sank quickly, 41 dead, 1 survivor 03.10N 104.19E 15/12/1941
O 20 Submarine Sunk by gunfire after being damaged by depth charges from Japanese warship Uranami, 25 miles E of Kota Bharu, E coast of Malaya, 7 dead, 32 survivors captured 19/12/1941
K XVII Submarine Mined by Japanese mine in the Gulf of Siam, 36 dead, 0 survivors 21/12/1941
K XVI Submarine Torpedoed by Japanese submarine I 66, 60 miles NW of Kuching, South China Sea, 36 dead, 0 survivors 02.30N 109.50E 25/12/1941

 

Axis Losses

japan flag Lost Report
Hayate Destroyer Sunk by gunfire from American Marine shore batteries Wake Island, in the Pacific Ocean, during the Battle of Wake Island, ship's magazine hit & exploded, she broke in two & sank. 168 dead, 19.16N 166.37E 11/12/1941
Kisaragi Destroyer Bombed by American F4F Wildcat Marine aircraft, 30 miles SW of Wake Island, in the Pacific Ocean, during the Battle of Wake Island, bombs hit stern of ship amongst its depth charges which exploded & sank, 167 dead, 18.55N 166.17E 11/12/1941
Saigi Destroyer Torpedoed by Dutch submarine K 16, off Kuching, Sarawak 014.34N 110.21E 121 dead 24/12/1941
Shinonome Destroyer Sunk reason unknown either mined in British or Dutch, off Miri, Borneo or bombed by Dutch Martin B-10 aircraft off Borneo or bombed by Dutch Dornier Do-24 flying boat X-32, off Miri, Borneo, during Japanese invasion of British Borneo. Blowing the stern of the ship & sank 0 survivors 04.24N 114.00E 17/12/1941
I-70 Submarine Bombed by American SBD of VS-6 aircraft from American warship Enterprise 121 miles north east of Cape Halava, Molokai Island 10/12/1941
Ro-66 Submarine Collision with Japanese submarine Ro 62, 25 miles SW of Wake Island, in the Pacific Ocean, during the Battle of Wake island, 63 dead 17/12/1941
W 6 Minesweeper Bombed by Dutch aircraft off Kuching, Sarawak 01N 110E 24/12/1941
W 10 Minesweeper Bombed by American aircraft of W coast of Luzon 17.32N 120.22E 10/12/1941
W 19 Minesweeper Damaged by American aircraft of W coast of Luzon 18.22N 121.38E ship beached 10/12/1941
PB 32 Transport Beached after being damaged by American Marine Corp coastal batteries off Wake Island, in the Pacific Ocean, during the Battle of Wake Island 23/12/1941
PB 33 Transport Beached after being damaged by American Marine Corp coastal batteries off Wake Island, in the Pacific Ocean, during the Battle of Wake Island 23/12/1941
Damaged Report
Natori Cruiser Damaged by bomb near miss from American Boeing B-17 Flying Fortress aircraft, N of Luzon, Philippines, near miss on her port side caused flooding 10/12/1941. Temporary repair Mako 11/12/1941
Kiso Cruiser Damaged by storm 08/12/1941
Tama Cruiser Damaged by storm 08/12/1941
Yamagumo Destroyer Damaged by Japanese mine, during landings in Lingayen Gulf. Ship was moored alongside Japanese repair ship Yamabiko Maru for emergency repair 31/12/1941. Arrived under tow at Hong Kong for more repair 09/02/1942. Arrived at Yokosuka 07/04/1942
Nagatsuki Destroyer Damaged by strafing from American aircraft, when part of Japanese Lingayen invasion force. Ship remained operational, 1 dead, 5 injured 22/12/1941
Murasame Destroyer Damaged in collision with Japanese minesweeper W-20, in Takao Harbour, Formosa 26/12/1941
I-54 Submarine Damaged by storm off Cam Ranh Bay Naval Base, French Indochina 29/12/1941
german flag Lost Report
U-208 Submarine Depth charged by British warships Harvester & Hesperus, in the North Atlantic W of Gibraltar, 45 dead, 0 survivors 35.51N 07.45W 07/12/1941
U-127 Submarine Depth charged Australian warship Nestor, S of Cape Saint Vincent, near the entrance to the Straits of Gibraltar, boat was attempting to pass into the Mediterranean Sea, 51 dead 0 survivors 36.28N 09.12W 15/12/1941
U-557 Submarine Accident rammed by Italian submarine Orione in the Mediterranean Sea, W of Crete, 43 dead, 0 survivors 35.31N, 23.19E, 16/12/1941
U-131 Submarine Damaged by strafing attack by Martlet aircraft 802 Squadron from British warship Audacity, during the Battle of Convoy HG 76. Submarine crash dived to escape, but later forced to surface by depth charge attacks & sunk by gunfire from British warships Exmoor, Blankney, Stanley, Stork & Pentstemon NE of Madeira, 1 dead 46 survivors captured 34.12N 13.35W 17/12/1941
U-322 Submarine Damaged by depth charge attack from Norwegian Sunderland aircraft in the North Atlantic W of the Shetland Islands 24/11/1944. Sunk by hedgehog bombs attack from British warship Ascension, in the North Atlantic, 52 dead, 0 survivors 60.18N 04.52W 25/11/1944
U-434 Submarine Damaged by depth charges from British warships Blankney & Stanley in the North Atlantic, N of Madeira, during Battle of Convoy HG 76. Boat was forced to the surface as it was flooding & her crew abandoned ship, 2 dead, 42 survivors captured 36.15N 15.48W 18/12/1941
U-574 Submarine Depth charged & rammed by British warship Stork, in the North Atlantic, N of Madeira, during Battle of Convoy HG 76. Boat was sighted by British warships Stanley & Stork on the surface. Stanley was torpedoed by U-574 which then crash dived. Depth charge attacks from Stork forced the boat to the surface. U-boat & Stork circled three times before Stork rammed her pushing the boat over. As Stork moved away she dropped more depth charges that sank the boat, 28 dead, 16 survivors captured 38.12N 17.23W 19/12/1941
U-451 Submarine Depth charged by 2 British Hudson aircraft SW of Cape Saint Vincent, W of Gibraltar, boat was attempting to pass into the Mediterranean Sea, 48 dead, 0 survivors 35.30N 11.55W 07/05/1943
U-567 Submarine Depth charged by British warships Deptford & Samphire, in the North Atlantic, NE of the Azores, during Battle of Convoy HG 76, 47 dead, 0 survivors, 46.02N 20.10W 21/12/1941
U-79 Submarine Depth charged by British warships Hasty & Hotspur in the Mediterranean Sea N of Sollum, 0 dead, 44 survivors captured 32.15N 25.19E 23/12/1941
U-75 Submarine Depth charged by British warship Kipling, in the Mediterranean Sea off Mersa Matruh, 14 dead, 30 survivors captured 31.50N 26.40E 28/12/1941
M 557 Minesweeper Foundered in snow blizzard NE of Rugen Island, Baltic Sea 23/12/1941
Damaged Report
U-160 Submarine Damaged by fire on board during trails at Danzig 7 dead, 1 injured 14/12/1941
U-201 Submarine Damaged by accidental explosion on boat in Brest harbour 2 dead 13/12/1941
U-558 Submarine Damaged by depth charges from British Swordfish aircraft in the western approaches to Gibraltar, boat was attempting to pass into the Mediterranean Sea 01/12/1941
U-569 Submarine Damaged by depth charges by British Swordfish aircraft in the Straits of Gibraltar, boat was attempting to pass into the Mediterranean Sea 17/12/1941
italy flag Lost Report
Alberico da Barbiano Cruiser Sunk by gunfire & torpedoes from British warships Sikh, Maori & Legion & Dutch warship Issac Sweers, during Battle of Cape Bon, 3 torpedoes devastated the ship, 900+ dead 13/12/1941
Alberto Di Giussano Cruiser Sunk by gunfire & torpedoes from British warships Sikh, Maori & Legion & Dutch warship Issac Sweers, during Battle of Cape Bon, ship burst into flames 900+ dead 13/12/1941
Alvise da Mosto Destroyer Sunk by gunfire from British warships Aurora & Penelope, 75 miles NE of Tripoli, in the Mediterranean Sea, 33.53N 12.28E 01/12/1941
Ammiraglio Caracciolo Submarine Scuttled to avoid capture after being damaged in engagement with British warship Farndale off Bardia 11/12/1941
Alcione Destroyer Escort Damaged by torpedo from British submarine Truant N of Crete, stern blown off ship towed & beached off Crete 35.29N 24.11E 11/12/1941
Damaged Report
Vittorio Veneto Battleship Damaged by torpedo from British submarines Urge, in the Straits of Messina, in the Mediterranean Sea. Torpedo hit below her third turret, flooding the ship with 2,000 tons of water 14/12/1941.

 

Neutral Losses

No neutral losses this month

 

Commissioned - Details ships newly commissioned during the month.

Allied Commissioned

british flagClass Builder Launched Armament- Armour Speed Tons Crew
Charybdis Light Cruiser Cammell Laird, Birkenhead Sep 1940 8 x 4.5"; 1 x 4"; 8 x 1.6"; 6 x 21" TT 3"-1" 32.2 6975 530
Cleopatra Light Cruiser Hawthorn & Leslie, Hebburn-on-Tyne Mar 1940 10 x 5.25"; 1 x 4"; 8 x 2 pdr; 6 x 21" TT 3"-1" 32.2 7515 530
Marne Destroyer Vickers & Armstrong Ltd, Newcastle Oct 1940 6 x 4.7"; 4 x 1.6" pp; 8 x 21" TT 36 2725 226
Martin Destroyer Vickers & Armstrong Ltd, Newcastle Dec 1940 6 x 4.7"; 4 x 1.6" pp; 8 x 21" TT 36 2725 226
Paladin Destroyer John Brown & Co, Ltd, Clydebank Jun 1941 4 x 4"; 4 x 1.6"; 8 x 21" TT 37 2270 212
Panther Destroyer Fairfield Shipbuilding Co, Govan May 1941 4 x 4"; 4 x 1.6"; 8 x 21" TT 37 2270 212
P 611 Submarine Vickers & Armstrong Ltd, Barrow Jul 1940 1 x 4"; 5 x 21" TT 13.7 683 40
Tempest Submarine Cammell Laird, Birkenhead Jun 1941 1 x 4"; 11 x 21" TT 15.25 1327 61
Turbulent Submarine Vickers & Armstrong Ltd, Barrow May 1941 1 x 4"; 11 x 21" TT 15.25 1327 61
Genista Corvette Harland & Wolff Ltd, Belfast Jul 1941 1 x 4"; 40 DC 16.5 1245 109
Oxlip Corvette A & J Inglis Ltd, Glasgow Aug 1941 1 x 4"; 40 DC 16.5 1245 109
Tamarisk Corvette Fleming & Ferguson Shipbuilding, Paisley Jul 1941 1 x 4"; 40 DC 16.5 1245 109
Airedale Destroyer Escort John Brown & Co, Ltd, Clydebank Aug 1941 4 x 4"; 4 x 1.6" pp; 2 x 21" TT 27 1590 168
Calpe Destroyer Escort Swan Hunter Ltd, Wallsend-on-Tyne Apr 1941 6 x 4"; 4 x 1.6" pp 27 1625 168
Lauderdale Destroyer Escort John I. Thornycroft, Woolston, Southampton Aug 1941 6 x 4"; 4 x 1.6" pp 27 1625 168
Tetcott Destroyer Escort John Samual White & Co, Cowes Aug 1941 6 x 4"; 4 x 1.6" pp 27 1625 168
Cromarty Minesweeper Blyth Shipbuilding, Blyth Feb 1941 1 x 3"; 40 DC 16.5 780 87
Seaham Minesweeper Lobnitz & Co, Ltd, Renfrew Jun 1941 1 x 3"; 40 DC 16.5 875 87
Tenby Minesweeper William Hamilton & Co, Port Glasgow Sep 1941 1 x 3"; 40 DC 16.5 780 87
soviet flag Class Builder Launched Armament Armour Speed Tons Crew
Razyarenniy Destroyer Komsomolsk Dockyard, Komosomolsk May 1941 4 x 5.1"; 2 x 3"; 3 x 37 mm; 4 x 0.5" MG; 6 x 21" TT; 60 mines 37 1855 246
Revnostniy Destroyer Komsomolsk Dockyard, Komosomolsk May 1941 4 x 5.1"; 2 x 3"; 3 x 37 mm; 4 x 0.5" MG; 6 x 21" TT; 60 mines 37 1855 246
canada flag Class Builder Launched Armament Armour Speed Tons Crew
Calgary Corvette Marine Industries Ltd, Sorel, QC Aug 1941 1 x 4"; 40 DC 16.5 900 109
Charlottetown Corvette Kingston Shipbuilding Company, Kingston, ON Sep 1941 1 x 4"; 40 DC 16.5 900 109
Fredericton Corvette Marine Industries Ltd, Sorel, QC Sep 1941 1 x 4"; 40 DC 16.5 900 109
Lunenburg Corvette GT Davie Shipbuilding & Repairing, Lauzon, QC Jul 1941 1 x 4"; 40 DC 16.5 900 109
Sackville Corvette Saint John Shipbuilding & Drydock Co, NB May 1941 1 x 4"; 40 DC 16.5 900 109
Bellechasse Minesweeper Burrand Dry Dock & Shipbuilding, Vancouver, BC Oct 1941 1 x 3"; 40 DC 16.5 688 87
Grandmere Minesweeper Canadian Vickers Co, Montreal, QC Aug 1941 1 x 3"; 40 DC 16.5 688 87
Medicine Hat Minesweeper Canadian Vickers Co, Montreal, QC Jun 1941 1 x 3"; 40 DC 16.5 688 87
Melville Minesweeper GT Davie Shipbuilding & Repairing, Lauzon, QC Jul 1941 1 x 4"; 40 DC 16.5 590 60
Outarde Minesweeper North Vancouver Ship Repairs Ltd, Vancouver, BC Jan 1941 1 x 3"; 40 DC 16.5 688 87
Vegreville Minesweeper Canadian Vickers Co, Montreal, QC Oct 1941 1 x 3"; 40 DC 16.5 688 87
australia flag Class Builder Launched Armament Armour Speed Tons Crew
Katoomba Minesweeper Poole & Steel Ltd, Sydney, NSW Apr 1941 1 x 4"; 1 x 40mm; 40 DC 16 650 90
Townsville Minesweeper Evans, Deakin & Co, Brisbane, QLD May 1941 1 x 4"; 1 x 40mm; 40 DC 16 650 90
norway flag Class Builder Launched Armament Armour Speed Tons Crew
Uredd Submarine Vickers & Armstrong, Ltd, Barrow-in-Furness Aug 1941 1 x 3"; 4 x 21" TT 11.3 540 33

 

Axis Commissioned

germany flag Class Builder Launched Armament Armour Speed Tons Crew
T 19 Destroyer Schichau Yard, Elbing Jul 1940 1 x 105 mm; 1 x 37 mm; 2 x 20 mm; 6 x 21" TT; 60 Mines   36.6 853 119
U-90 Submarine Flender-Werke, Lubeck Oct 1941 1 x 88 mm; 1 x 20 mm; 5 x 21" TT   17.9 749 44
U-118 Submarine Krupp Germaniawerft, Kiel Sep 1941 1 x 105 mm; 1 x 37 mm; 4 x 20 mm; 2 x 21" TT; 66 Mines 16.4 1735 52
U-175 Submarine Deschimag AG 'Weser', Bremen Sep 1941 1 x 105 mm; 1 x 37 mm; 1 x 20 mm; 6 x 21" TT   18.2 1102 48
U-176 Submarine Deschimag AG 'Weser', Bremen Sep 1941 1 x 105 mm; 1 x 37 mm; 1 x 20 mm; 6 x 21" TT   18.2 1102 48
U-216 Submarine Krupp Germaniawerft, Kiel Oct 1941 1 x 88 mm; 1 x 20 mm; 5 x 21" TT; 39 Mines 16.7 950 44
U-256 Submarine Bremer Vulkan, Bremen-Vegesack Oct 1941 1 x 88 mm; 1 x 20 mm; 5 x 21" TT   17.9 749 44
U-335 Submarine Nordseewerke, Emden Oct 1941 1 x 88 mm; 1 x 20 mm; 5 x 21" TT   17.9 749 44
U-356 Submarine Flensburger Schiffsbau, Flensburg Sep 1941 1 x 88 mm; 1 x 20 mm; 5 x 21" TT   17.9 749 44
U-380 Submarine Howaldtswerke, Kiel Nov 1941 1 x 88 mm; 1 x 20 mm; 5 x 21" TT   17.9 749 44
U-407 Submarine Danziger Werft, Danzig Aug 1941 1 x 88 mm; 1 x 20 mm; 5 x 21" TT   17.9 749 44
U-439 Submarine F. Schichau, Danzig Aug 1941 1 x 88 mm; 1 x 20 mm; 5 x 21" TT   17.9 749 44
U-458 Submarine Deutsche Werke AG, Kiel Oct 1941 1 x 88 mm; 1 x 20 mm; 5 x 21" TT   17.9 749 44
U-460 Submarine Deutsche Werke AG, Kiel Sep 1941 1 x 37 mm; 4 x 20 mm; + 4 Torpedoes, 423 tons diesel fuel 14.4 1661 53
U-511 Submarine Deutsche Werft AG, Hamburg Sep 1941 1 x 105 mm; 1 x 37 mm; 1 x 20 mm; 6 x 21" TT   18.2 1102 48
U-512 Submarine Deutsche Werft AG, Hamburg Oct 1941 1 x 105 mm; 1 x 37 mm; 1 x 20 mm; 6 x 21" TT   18.2 1102 48
U-599 Submarine Blohm & Voss, Hamburg Oct 1941 1 x 88 mm; 1 x 20 mm; 5 x 21" TT   17.9 749 44
U-600 Submarine Blohm & Voss, Hamburg Oct 1941 1 x 88 mm; 1 x 20 mm; 5 x 21" TT   17.9 749 44
U-601 Submarine Blohm & Voss, Hamburg Oct 1941 1 x 88 mm; 1 x 20 mm; 5 x 21" TT   17.9 749 44
U-602 Submarine Blohm & Voss, Hamburg Oct 1941 1 x 88 mm; 1 x 20 mm; 5 x 21" TT   17.9 749 44
U-659 Submarine Howaldtswerke, Hamburg Oct 1941 1 x 88 mm; 1 x 20 mm; 5 x 21" TT   17.9 749 44
U-705 Submarine HC Stulcken, Hamburg Oct 1941 1 x 88 mm; 1 x 20 mm; 5 x 21" TT   17.9 749 44
U-756 Submarine Kriegemarine Werft, Wilhelmshaven Oct 1941 1 x 88 mm; 1 x 20 mm; 5 x 21" TT   17.9 749 44
italy flag Class Builder Launched Armament Armour Speed Tons Crew
Giada Submarine Cantiere Riuniti dell' Adriatico, Monfalcone Jul 1941 1 x 100 mm; 2 x 20 mm; 4 x 21" TT 14 697 45

 

Neutral Commissioned

USA flag Class Builder Launched Armament Armour Speed Tons Crew
Atlanta Light Cruiser FederalĀ  Shipbuilding, Kearny, NJ Sep 1941 16 x 5"; 16 x 1.1"; 8 x 20 mm; 8 x 21" TT 3.75"-1.25" 32.5 6825 623
Corry Destroyer Charleston Navy Yard, Charleston, SC Jul 1941 4 x 5"; 4 x 40 mm; 7 x 20 mm; 5 x 21" TT   35 1839 208
Emmons Destroyer Union Iron Works, Bath, Me Aug 1941 4 x 5"; 4 x 40 mm; 7 x 20 mm; 5 x 21" TT   35 1839 208
Hambleton Destroyer FederalĀ  Shipbuilding, Kearny, NJ Sep 1941 4 x 5"; 4 x 40 mm; 7 x 20 mm; 5 x 21" TT   35 1839 208
Flying Fish Submarine Portsmouth Navy Yard, Portsmouth, NH Jul 1941 1 x 3"; 2 x 0.5"; 2 x 0.3"; 10 x 21" TT 20.25 1825 80
Gato Submarine Electric Boat Co, Groton, CT Aug 1941 1 x 3"; 2 x 0.5"; 2 x 0.3"; 10 x 21" TT 20.25 1825 80
Silversides Submarine Mare Island Navy Yard, Vallejo, CA Aug 1941 1 x 3"; 2 x 0.5"; 2 x 0.3"; 10 x 21" TT 20.25 1825 80
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Yamato Battleship Kure Naval Dockyard Aug 1940 9 x 18.1"; 12 x 6.1"; 12 x 5"; 24 x 1"; 4 x 0.5"; 7 Aircraft 16"-8" 27 67123 2500
Kashii Patrol Cruiser Mitsubishi Heavy Metals Industries, Yokohama Feb 1941 4 x 5.5"; 2 x 5"; 4 x 25 mm; 4 x 21" TT; 1 Aircraft 2"-1" 18 5890 450
Oi Light Cruiser Kawasaki Dockyard Co, Ltd, Kobe Jul 1920 6 x 5.5"; 45 x 25mm; 6 x 13 mm; 40 x 24" TT; 48 Mines; 1 Seaplane 2.5"-1.25" 31.75 5500 450
Yugumo Destroyer Maizuru Naval Dockyard Mar 1941 6 x 5"; 4 x 25 mm; 8 x 24" TT; 36 DC   35 2077 228
Hoko Minelayer Tama Shipbuliding, Tamano Sep 1941 2 x 1.5"; 1 x 13.2 mm; 120 Mines   20 720 100
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Sjoormen Submarine Kockums Machanical Works Co, Malmo Apr 1941 1 x 40 mm; 6 x 21" TT 16.2 580 38