Key WWII events - March 1942

Operation Chariot: St Nazaire Raid
Japanese capture Batavia and Rangoon
Japanese occupation of Java & Andaman Island
Battle of Java Sea continues

Image of American cruiser Houston March 1942

American cruiser Houston

Axis Mar-42 Allied
thailand flag France flag Romania flag italy flag german flag japan flag Total Class Total USA flag british flag free France flag soviet flag canada flag australia flag new zealand flag poland flag netherlands flag norway flag greece flag brazil flag yugo flag
0 4 0 1 3 11 15 Battleships 20 8 10 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
0 0 0 0 0 6 6 Fleet Carriers 11 6 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
0 0 0 0 0 3 3 Light Carriers 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
0 4 0 3 1 18 22 Heavy Cruisers 33 16 10 0 4 0 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 0
0 9 0 10 2 17 29 Light Cruisers 61 16 34 0 2 0 3 2 0 2 0 0 2 0
8 51 7 63 43 92 205 Destroyers 442 182 156 3 50 15 8 0 4 3 5 9 7 0
4 58 1 79 218 61 359 Submarines 392 114 58 5 185 0 0 0 3 16 1 5 4 1
0 1 0 0 0 2 2 Escort Carriers 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
0 10 3 31 13 33 80 Escorts 313 0 202 20 15 67 3 0 2 0 5 0 0 0
3 2 0 0 5 0 5 Other 41 5 28 0 0 4 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0

 

 

Class argentina flag chile flag columbia flag peru flag denmark flag sweden flag portugal flag spain flag turkey flag
Battleships 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Fleet Carriers 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Light Carriers 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Heavy Cruisers 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
Light Cruisers 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 5 0
Destroyers 15 8 2 2 0 16 5 16 6
Submarines 3 9 0 4 8 21 4 4 7
Escort Carriers 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Escorts 1 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2
Other 6 3 0 0 2 7 0 0 0

 

 

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
Houston Cruiser Torpedoed and sunk by gunfire from Japanese warships Mogami & Mikuma, in Sundra Strait, during the Battle of Sunda Strait in company with Australian warship Perth, whilst part of ABDA Command, 693 dead, 368 survivors captured 05.50S 105.55E 01/03/1942. Her fate wasn't known by the Allies for 9 months
Edsall Destroyer Damaged by bombs from Aichi D3A aircraft from Japanese warships Kaga, Hiryu & Soryu, now disabled she was finished off by gunfire from Japanese warships Hiei, Kirishima & Chikuma, S of Java, in the Indian Ocean 13.45S 106.45E 01/03/1942. Her exact fate was unknown to the Allies until 1945
Pillsbury Destroyer Sunk by gunfire from Japanese warships Takao & Atago, S of Java, in the Indian Ocean, no survivors 14.30S 106.30E 02/03/1942. Her exact fate was unknown to the Allies until 1945
Pope Destroyer Sunk bombs & gunfire from 12 dive-bomber aircraft from Japanese warship Ryujo & gunfire from Japanese warships Haguro & Nachi, part of ABDA Command, she tried to protect British warship Exeter with a smoke screen along with British warship Encounter, in the Java Sea 01/03/1942
Stewart Destroyer Scuttled in Surabaya dry dock, Java after being damaged by Japanese aircraft, demolition of ship failed 02/03/1942
Perch Submarine Damaged by depth charges from Japanese warship Ushio, in the Java Sea, because of the loss of oil & air from damaged ballast tanks the Japanese believed they had sunk her, she was able to surface & escape, but unable to dive & partly awash 02/03/1942. Scuttled by crew after being attacked by gunfire from Japanese warships Ushio & Sazanami, 59 survivors captured 06.30S 113.50E 03/03/1942. Only 6 survived Japanese captivity to return home
Asheville Gunboat Sunk by Japanese warships Arashi & Nowaki S of Java, in the Indian Ocean, survivors shot by machine guns in the water or left to the sharks, 12.33S 111.35E 03/03/1942
Damaged Report
Stack Destroyer Damaged in collision with American warship Wasp, in poor visibility off eastern coast of America, a hole was punched in her starboard side number one fire room flooded 17/03/1942
british flag Lost Report
Exeter Cruiser Damaged by gunfire from Japanese warships Haguro & Nachi off Bawean Island, South Java Sea & sunk by torpedoes from Ikazuchi, part of the ABDA Command, her speed was limited after pervious damage & despite a smoke screen from British warship Encounter & American warship Pope, ship was hit in boiler room, lost her director control for her main armament & finally her electrical power, 54 dead, 651 survivors captured 05.00S 111.00E 01/03/1942
Naiad Cruiser Torpedoed by German submarine U-565, N of Mersa Matruh, in the Mediterranean Sea, torpedo hit ship on its starboard side amidships. she capsized & sank in 35 minutes, 86 dead, 582 survivors 32.00N 26.19E 11/03/1942
Campbeltown Destroyer Rammed into dry-dock lock gates at St Nazaire Harbour, during Operation Chariot the St. Nazaire Raid. Ship had 4.5 tons of Amatol Nitrate in her bows, the ship was rammed into the lock gates at 01.34 am. At 12 noon approximately the Amatol exploded destroying the ship, lock gates & 360 Germans 28/03/1942
Encounter Destroyer Damaged by gunfire from Japanese warships Ashigara & Myoko, ship was part of ABDA Command, she tried to protect British warship Exeter with a smoke screen, along with American warship Pope, her fuel system was ruptured, electrical power lost & main armament knocked out, she was scuttled by her crew, 8 dead, 149 survivors captured 04.30S 111.00E 01/03/1942. 38 of the 149 survivors died in Japanese captivity
Jaguar Destroyer Torpedoed by German submarine U-652, NE of Sidi Barrani, in the Mediterranean Sea, she was torpedoed whilst stopped to pick up survivors from Greek RFA Slavok that had been torpedoed earlier, 193 dead, 53 survivors 32.53N 26.13E 26/03/1942
Stronghold Destroyer Sunk by gunfire from Japanese warships Maya, Arashi & Nowaki, 220 miles S of Java, in the Indian Ocean 11.30S 109.03E 03/03/1942
Vortigern Destroyer Torpedoed by German E-boat S 104, off Cromer, in the North Sea, 110 dead, 14 survivors 53.05N 01.22E 15/03/1942
Heythrop Destroyer Escort Damaged by torpedo from German submarine U-652, E of Tobruk, in the Mediterranean Sea, torpedo caused major structural damage & damage to main armament 15 dead, ship sank under tow from British warship Eridge 20/03/1942
Southwold Destroyer Escort Damaged by British mine whilst attempting to help merchant ship Breconshire, off Zonkor Point, S of Malta, in the Mediterranean Sea, she suffered major structural damage, loss of electrical power & flooding to her engine room, she was taken in tow by tug Ancient, but her hull split & she slowly sank, 6 dead, 35.53N 14.35E 24/03/1942
Damaged Report
Formidable Carrier Damaged propeller whilst in Indian Ocean as part of British Eastern Fleet, ship had to be withdrawn for repair 31/03/1942
Sheffield Cruiser Damaged by mine NE of Iceland. Mine damaged her stern & her propeller shafts, limiting her speed to 6 knots, 1 dead 04/03/1942. Arrived at Scapa Flow for temporary repair 27/03/1942. Arrived repair Palmers, Hebburn on Tyne 02/04/1942
Trinidad Cruiser Damaged by malfunctioning torpedoed fired from Trinidad during action against German warship Z 26, she was hit on the port side by the bridge, her forward boiler room was flooded with fuel oil causing a major fire 29/03/1942. Towed until engines working then limped into Murmansk 30/03/1942. Steel plates welded over her damaged hull as a temporary repair
Euryalus Cruiser Damaged by near miss gunfire from Italian warship Littorio, in the Mediterranean Sea, during the Second Battle of Sirte. She was damaged by splinters from 15" shell, which burst alongside 22/03/1942. Ship remained operational. Repaired after arrival at Alexandria 28/03/1942
Cleopatra Cruiser Damaged by gunfire from Italian warship Giovanni delle Bande Nere, in the Mediterranean Sea, during the Second Battle of Sirte. She was hit by 6" shell in the bridge area, 16 dead 22/03/1942. Ship remained operational. Repaired after arrival at Alexandria 28/03/1942
Penelope Cruiser Damaged by bombs from German & Italian aircraft in Malta Harbour 26/03/1942. Damaged by bombs from Axis aircraft whilst under repair at Malta 27/03/1942
Zulu Destroyer Damaged her engines whilst carrying out a torpedo attack on Italian warship Littorio, in the Mediterranean Sea, during the Second Battle of Sirte 22/03/1942
Legion Destroyer Damaged by bomb near miss by Axis aircraft, SE of Malta, in the Mediterranean Sea, she was able to move on one engine & was beached at Marsaloxx, Malta 23/03/1942. Arrived Malta for repair 25/03/1942. Bombed by Axis aircraft at Grand Harbour, Malta, ship was hit by 2 bombs, forward magazine exploded & she rolled over with her bridge & funnel laying on the jetty 26/03/1942. Constructive total loss
Kingston Destroyer Damaged by gunfire from Italian warship Littorio in the Mediterranean Sea, during the Second Battle of Sirte. She was hit by a 15" shell, which passed through the ship before exploding nearby. The shell caused serious structural damage & she was dead in the water. Crew managed to get her engine started again, 15 dead, 20 injured 22/03/1942.
Eclipse Destroyer Damaged by gunfire from German Z 26, during action in company with British warship Trinidad. Hit by two 5" shells, causing fire & major damage 23 dead, 9 injured 29/03/1942. Arrived temporary repair Murmansk 30/03/1942. Departed for repair UK 06/04/1942
Havock Destroyer Damaged by gunfire from Italian warship Littorio in the Mediterranean Sea, during the Second Battle of Sirte. She was hit by a 15" shell whilst carrying out a torpedo attack on Littorio. 15" shell passed through the ship before exploding nearby. Splinters from shell knocked out one of her boilers 22/03/1942. Arrived for repair Malta 23/03/1942
Richmond Destroyer Damaged in collision with American merchant ship Francis Scott Key, during Russian Arctic Convoy duty 31/03/1942. Ship towed to Iceland then to Liverpool for repair 05/1942
P 39 Submarine Damaged by bombs from German aircraft at Valletta Harbour, Malta 26/03/1942. Beached at Kalkara
Tynedale Destroyer Escort Damaged by gunfire from German MTB boats, whilst returning from Operation Chariot the St Nazaire Raid. Hit by two German shells, she was able to make smoke & escape 28/03/1942
soviet flag Lost Report
Smyshleny Destroyer Damaged by Soviet minefield 05/03/1942. Sank 08/03/1942
australia flag Lost Report
Perth Cruiser Sunk gunfire & torpedoes from Japanese warships Mogami & Mikuma, in Sundra Strait, in company with American warship Houston, during Battle of Sunda Strait, whilst part of ABDA Command, ship disabled by gunfire & then finished off by 4 torpedoes, 353 dead, 328 survivors captured 05.45S 106.13E 01/03/1942. Only 218 survived Japanese captivity
Yarra Sloop Sunk by gunfire from Japanese warships Atago, Takao, Maya, Arashi & Nowaki, 300 miles S of Java, in the Indian Ocean, the convoy she was protecting was ordered to scatter when the Japanese warships appeared, she engaged them to gain time for the merchant ships to escape, 159 dead, 13 survived 04/03/1942
netherlands flag Lost Report
Witte De With Destroyer Damaged by bomb from Japanese aircraft, bomb hit her on the focscle 01/03/1942. Scuttled at Surabaya to avoid capture by Japanese 02/03/1942
K X Submarine Scuttled to avoid capture by Japanese in Soerabaya 02/03/1942
K XVIII Submarine Scuttled to avoid capture by Japanese at Sourabaya whilst under repair 02/03/1942
Eland Dubois Minesweeper Scuttled to avoid capture by Japanese in Gili Genteng Roads, Java 06/03/1942
Jan van Amstel Minesweeper Sunk by Japanese warships in Madura Strait 06/03/1942
Pieter de Bitter Minesweeper Scuttled to avoid capture by Japanese Soerabaja 06/03/1942

 

Axis Losses

japan flag Lost Report
Kongo Maru AMC Bombed by aircraft from American warships Lexington & Yorktown, Salamaua, New Guinea 06.49S 147.02E 10/03/1942
W 2 Minesweeper Mined in Dutch minefield in Bantam Bay, Java 01/03/1942
Damaged Report
Yubari Cruiser Damaged by bombs from aircraft from American warship Lexington in Huon Gulf 13 dead 10/03/1942. Damaged by bomb near miss from American B-17 Flying Fortress aircraft in Rabaul 20/03/1943
Shirayuki Destroyer Damaged by gunfire from Allied warships, during the Battle of Sunda Strait, shell hit bridge, 8 dead, 11 injured 01/03/1942
Harukaze Destroyer Damaged by gunfire from American warship Houston & Australian warship Perth, during the Battle of Sunda Strait. Ship hit in her bridge area, engine room & rudder, 3 dead, 15 injured 01/03/1942. Ship remained operational. Withdrawn for repair at Singapore 10/03/1942
Asanagi Destroyer Damaged by strafing from American aircraft, whilst part of Japanese invasion force to Lae & Salamua, Papua New Guinea 10/03/1942. Arrived for temporary repair at Rabaul 12/03/1942
Yunagi Destroyer Damaged by strafing from American aircraft, whilst part of Japanese invasion force to Lae & Salamua, Papua New Guinea 10/03/1942. Arrived emergency repair Rabaul 12/03/1942
german flag Lost Report
Z 26 Destroyer Sunk by gunfire & torpedoes from British warships Trinidad, Eclipse & Fury, N of Murmansk, Arctic Ocean 29/03/1942
U-133 Submarine Mined in the Mediterranean outside Salamis, Saronic Gulf, Greece, 45 dead, 0 survivors 14/03/1942
U-503 Submarine Depth charged by American Hudson aircraft in the North Atlantic, S of Cape Race, stern of boat rose out of water before sinking leaving debris, oil & air bubbles, 51 dead, 0 survivors 46.15N 53.15W 15/03/1942
U-587 Submarine Depth charged by British warships Grove, Aldenham, Volunteer & Leamington, in the North Atlantic, NNE of the Azores, boat was found by tracing her radio transmissions, 42 dead, 0 survivors 47.21N 21.39W 27/03/1942
U-655 Submarine Rammed by British warship Sharpshooter, in the Barents Sea, 45 dead, 0 survivors 73.00N 21.00E 24/03/1942
U-656 Submarine Depth charged by American Hudson aircraft in the North Atlantic, SSW of Cape Race, boat dived to escape, oil & air bubbles was later observed on the surface though, 45 dead, 0 survivors 46.15N 53.15W 01/03/1942
italy flag Lost Report
Lanciere Destroyer Sank in storm after Second Battle of Sirte, in the Mediterranean Sea 23/03/1942
Scirocco Destroyer Sank in storm after Second Battle of Sirte, in the Mediterranean Sea, 2 survivors 35.50N 17.35E 23/03/1942
Ammiraglio Millo Submarine Torpedoed by British submarines Ultimatum, off Sicily, in the Ionian Sea 37.13N 16.45E 14/03/1942
Guglielmotti Submarine Torpedoed by British submarines Unbeaten, 22 miles off Catania, Sicily, in the Mediterranean Sea 37.42N 15.58E 17/03/1942
Tricheco Submarine Torpedoed by British submarines Upholder, off Brindisi, in the Mediterranean Sea 18/03/1942

 

Neutral Losses

No neutral losses this month

 

Commissioned - Details ships newly commissioned during the month.

Allied Commissioned

USA flag Class Builder Launched Armament Armour Speed Tons Crew
South Dakota Battleship New York Shipbuilding Co, Camden, NJ Jun 1941 9 x 16"; 20 x 5"; 12 x 1.1"; 12 x 0.5"; 3 aircraft 13"-6" 27.5 37970 1783
Aaron Ward Destroyer Federal  Shipbuilding, Kearny, NJ Nov 1941 4 x 5"; 4 x 40 mm; 7 x 20 mm; 5 x 21" TT   35 1839 208
Buchanan Destroyer Federal  Shipbuilding, Kearny, NJ Nov 1941 4 x 5"; 4 x 40 mm; 7 x 20 mm; 5 x 21" TT   35 1839 208
Laffey Destroyer Union Iron Works, Bath, ME Oct 1941 6 x 5"; 12 x 40 mm; 11 x 20 mm; 10 x 21" TT   36.5 2610 336
Growler Submarine Electric Boat Co, Groton, CT Nov 1941 1 x 3"; 2 x 0.5"; 2 x 0.3"; 10 x 21" TT 20.25 1825 80
Haddock Submarine Portsmouth Navy Yard, Portsmouth, NH Oct 1941 1 x 3"; 2 x 0.5"; 2 x 0.3"; 10 x 21" TT 20.25 1825 80
Charger Escort Carrier Sun Shipbuilding & Dry Dock Co, Chester, PA Mar 1941 3 x 4"; 10 x 20 mm; 36 aircraft 16.5 8000 856
Restless Corvette Harland & Wolff, Ltd, Belfast Feb 1940 1 x 4"; 40 DC 16.5 900 109
Ready Corvette Harland & Wolff, Ltd, Belfast Mar 1940 1 x 4"; 40 DC 16.5 900 109
Surprise Corvette John Crown & Sons Ltd., Sunderland Jun 1940 1 x 4"; 40 DC   16.5 900 109
Impulse Corvette Cook, Welton & Gemmell Ltd, Beverley Sep 1940 1 x 4"; 40 DC   16.5 900 109
Temptress Corvette Smith's Dock Co, Ltd, South Bank-on-Tees Oct 1940 1 x 4"; 40 DC 16.5 900 109
Fury Corvette Fleming & Ferguson Ltd, Shipbuilding, Paisley Jun 1941 1 x 4"; 40 DC 16.5 900 109
Tracy Minesweeper William Cramp & Sons, Philadelphia, PA Aug 1919 4 x 4"; 1 x 3"; 12 x 21" TT 35 1190 139
british flag Class Builder Launched Armament Armour Speed Tons Crew
Ithuriel Destroyer Vickers & Armstrong Ltd, Barrow Feb 1941 4 x 4.7"; 8 x 21" 35.5 1890 145
P 222 Submarine Vickers & Armstrong Ltd, Barrow Sep 1941 1 x 3"; 7 x 21" TT 14.75 842 48
P 512 Submarine Union Iron Works, San Francisco, CA Dec 1917 1 x 3"; 4 x 21" TT 13.5 569 33
P 614 Submarine Vickers & Armstrong Ltd, Barrow Oct 1940 1 x 4"; 5 x 21" TT 13.7 683 40
Safari Submarine Cammell Laird, Birkenhead Nov 1941 1 x 3"; 7 x 21" TT 14.75 814 48
Avenger Escort Carrier Sun Shipbuilding Co, Chester, PA Nov 1940 3 x 4"; 19 x 20 mm; 15 Aircraft 16.5 15125 555
Winchelsea Destroyer Escort John Samual White & Co, Cowes, I o W Feb 1918 2 x 4"; 1 x Hedgehog; 2 x 20 mm; 1 x 3" 24.5 1207 170
Pennywort Corvette A & J Inglis Ltd, Glasgow Oct 1941 1 x 4"; 40 DC 16.5 1245 109
Belvoir Destroyer Escort Cammell Laird, Birkenhead Nov 1941 4 x 4"; 4 x 1.6" pp; 2 x 21" TT 27 1590 168
Bulolo HQ Ship Barclay, Curle & Co, Glasgow Mar 1942 7 x 6"; 2 x 3" 15 6267 ?
Algerine Minesweeper Harland & Wolff Ltd, Belfast Dec 1941 1 x 4"; 4 x 40 mm Bofors; 40 DC 16.5 1265 138
Dunbar Minesweeper Blyth Shipbuilding, Blyth Jun 1941 1 x 3"; 40 DC 16.5 780 87
Hythe Minesweeper Ailsa Shipbuilding Co, Ltd, Troon Sep 1941 1 x 3"; 40 DC 16.5 780 87
Llandudno Minesweeper William Hamilton & Co, Port Glasgow Nov 1941 1 x 3"; 40 DC 16.5 780 87
Tadoussac Minesweeper Dufferin Shipbuilding Co, Toronto, ON Aug 1941 1 x 3"; 40 DC 16.5 875 87
Worthing Minesweeper George Philip & Sons, Dartmouth Aug 1941 1 x 3"; 40 DC 16.5 780 87
canada flag Class Builder Launched Armament Armour Speed Tons Crew
Vancouver Corvette Canadian Yarrow Ltd, Esquimault, BC Aug 1941 1 x 4"; 40 DC 16.5 900 109
Canso Minesweeper North Vancouver Ship Repairs Ltd, Vancouver, BC Jun 1941 1 x 3"; 40 DC 16.5 688 87
Courtenay Minesweeper Prince Rupert Dry Dock & Shipyards Co, Prince Rupert, BC Aug 1941 1 x 3"; 40 DC 16.5 688 87
australia flag Class Builder Launched Armament Armour Speed Tons Crew
Arunta Destroyer Cockatoo Island Dockyard, Sydney, NSW Nov 1940 8 x 4"; 10 x 20 mm; 4 x 21" TT 36.5 1927 240
norway flag Class Builder Launched Armament Armour Speed Tons Crew
Mansfield Destroyer Bath Union Iron Works, Bath, ME Oct 1918 4 x 4"; 2 x 0.5"; 12 x 21" TT 35 1090 146

 

Axis Commissioned

japan flag Class Builder Launched Armament Armour Speed Tons Crew
Kazagkumo Destroyer Uraga Dock Co, Ltd, Tokyo Sep 1941 6 x 5"; 4 x 25 mm; 8 x 24" TT; 36 DC   35 2077 228
Makigumo Destroyer Fujinagata Shipyard, Osaka Nov 1941 6 x 5"; 4 x 25 mm; 8 x 24" TT; 36 DC   35 2077 228
Takashima Minelayer Nihon Kokan Oct 1941 2 x 40 mm; 1 x 13.2 mm; 120 Mines 0 20 720 100
germany flag Class Builder Launched Armament Armour Speed Tons Crew
ZG 03 Destroyer Yarrow & Co, Ltd, Scotsoun, Glasgow Mar 1938 4 x 5"; 4 x 37 mm; 4 x 20 mm; 8 x 21" TT 32 1414 215
U-92 Submarine Flender-Werke, Lubeck Jan 1942 1 x 88 mm; 1 x 20 mm; 5 x 21" TT   17.9 749 44
U-166 Submarine Seebeckwerft, Wesermunde Nov 1941 1 x 105 mm; 1 x 37 mm; 1 x 20 mm; 6 x 21" TT   18.2 1102 48
U-177 Submarine Deschimag AG 'Weser', Bremen Oct 1941 1 x 105 mm; 1 x 37 mm; 1 x 20 mm; 6 x 21" TT   19.2 1590 57
U-179 Submarine Deschimag AG 'Weser', Bremen Nov 1941 1 x 105 mm; 1 x 37 mm; 1 x 20 mm; 6 x 21" TT   19.2 1590 57
U-211 Submarine Krupp Germaniawerft, Kiel Jan 1942 1 x 88 mm; 1 x 20 mm; 5 x 21" TT   17.9 749 44
U-260 Submarine Bremer Vulkan, Bremen-Vegesack Feb 1942 1 x 88 mm; 1 x 20 mm; 5 x 21" TT   17.9 749 44
U-261 Submarine Bremer Vulkan, Bremen-Vegesack Feb 1942 1 x 88 mm; 1 x 20 mm; 5 x 21" TT   17.9 749 44
U-331 Submarine Nordseewerke, Emden Dec 1940 1 x 88 mm; 1 x 20 mm; 5 x 21" TT   17.9 749 44
U-353 Submarine Flensburger Schiffsbau, Flensburg Nov 1941 1 x 88 mm; 1 x 20 mm; 5 x 21" TT   17.9 749 44
U-411 Submarine Danziger Werft, Danzig Nov 1941 1 x 88 mm; 1 x 20 mm; 5 x 21" TT   17.9 749 44
U-442 Submarine F. Schichau, Danzig Jan 1942 1 x 88 mm; 1 x 20 mm; 5 x 21" TT   17.9 749 44
U-462 Submarine Deutsche Werke AG, Kiel Nov 1941 1 x 37 mm; 4 x 20 mm; + 4 Torpedoes, 423 tons diesel fuel 14.4 1661 53
U-517 Submarine Deutsche Werft AG, Hamburg Dec 1941 1 x 105 mm; 1 x 37 mm; 1 x 20 mm; 6 x 21" TT   18.2 1102 48
U-612 Submarine Blohm & Voss, Hamburg Jan 1942 1 x 88 mm; 1 x 20 mm; 5 x 21" TT   17.9 749 44
U-613 Submarine Blohm & Voss, Hamburg Jan 1942 1 x 88 mm; 1 x 20 mm; 5 x 21" TT   17.9 749 44
U-614 Submarine Blohm & Voss, Hamburg Jan 1942 1 x 88 mm; 1 x 20 mm; 5 x 21" TT   17.9 749 44
U-615 Submarine Blohm & Voss, Hamburg Feb 1942 1 x 88 mm; 1 x 20 mm; 5 x 21" TT   17.9 749 44
U-706 Submarine HC Stulcken, Hamburg Nov 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
Legionario Destroyer Odero-Terni-Orlande, Leghorn Apr 1941 4 x 4.7"; 12 x 13.2 mm; 6 x 21" TT; 2 DC throwers 34 1690 34
Granito Submarine Cantiere Riuniti dell' Adriatico, Monfalcone Aug 1941 1 x 100 mm; 2 x 20 mm; 4 x 21" TT 14 697 14
Cobalto Submarine Odero-Terni-Orlando, Muggiano,  La  Spezia Jul 1941 1 x 100 mm; 2 x 20 mm; 4 x 21" TT 14 697 14
Avorio Submarine Cantiere Riuniti dell' Adriatico, Monfalcone Sep 1941 1 x 100 mm; 2 x 20 mm; 4 x 21" TT 14 697 14

 

Neutral Commissioned

No neutral ships commissioned this month