Key WWII events - June 1943

American landings on the Solomon Islands

Japanese battleship Mutsu

Japanese battleship Mutsu

Axis Jun-43 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 0 0 3 4 8 15 Battleships 33 16 13 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
0 0 0 0 0 4 4 Fleet Carriers 8 4 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
0 0 0 0 0 2 2 Light Carriers 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
0 0 0 1 1 12 14 Heavy Cruisers 23 7 8 1 5 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0
0 1 0 8 3 16 27 Light Cruisers 65 25 30 0 1 0 2 2 1 2 0 0 2 0
8 0 7 50 50 65 172 Destroyers 494 254 133 3 46 22 10 0 5 2 3 9 7 0
4 0 0 59 335 60 454 Submarines 436 147 81 17 166 0 0 0 2 13 1 4 4 1
0 0 0 0 0 5 5 Escort Carriers 32 17 15 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
0 3 3 28 18 36 85 Escorts 418 26 270 22 12 73 2 0 2 1 5 5 0 0
3 0 0 0 3 0 3 Other 36 12 16 2 0 3 2 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 0 0 5 0
Destroyers 14 8 2 2 0 20 5 16 6
Submarines 3 9 0 4 8 21 4 5 9
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
R 12 Submarine Lost in accident during torpedo practice, whilst diving forward compartment flooded & dragged boat down in about 15 seconds 42 dead plus Brazilian observers 12/06/1943
Escabana Coast Guard Cutter Lost in accidental explosion off Ivigtut, Greenland 60.00N 52.00W 13/06/1943
Damaged Report
South Dakota Battleship Damaged by bomb from Japanese Yokosuka D4Y 'Judy' aircraft, 550 Ibs bomb hit main deck leaving a large hole, cutting wiring & steam pipes, 24 dead, 27 injured 19/06/1943. Ship remained operational. Withdrawn for repair to battle damage & refit 01/07/1943
soviet flag Lost Report
ShCh 406 Submarine Bombed by German aircraft off Vaindlo Island 01/06/1943
Zaschitnik Minesweeper Torpedoed by German submarine U-24 off Tuapse, Black Sea 15/06/1943
australia flag Lost Report
Wallaroo Minesweeper Lost in collision with American liberty ship Gilbert Costin in Indian Ocean west of Fremantle, 3 dead 20/06/1943

 

Axis Losses

japan flag Lost Report
Mutsu Battleship Accidental explosion at anchor in Hiroshima Bay. Violent detention of No. 3 turret's magazine. Ship breaks in 2; Forward section of 535' capsized to starboard & sinks. Stern section 147' long upends, but remains afloat for a short time. 1474 dead, 353 survivors 33.58N 132.24E 08/06/1943. Imperial Japanese Naval Commission blames explosion & sinking on human interference, blaming either a single disgruntled gunner in No. 3 turret, who died in the explosion or/and a ring of saboteurs lead by this gunner. Another theory for the explosion was that it was due to poor ammunition handling
I-9 Submarine Damaged by gunfire & forced to crash dive from American warship Frazier, E of Sirius Point, in the Aleutian Islands. Boat was detected in thick fog & Frazier fired using radar. Boat is depth charged & sunk, oil, air bubbles & debris come to the surface, 101 dead, 0 survivors 52.08N 177.38E 13/06/1943
I-24 Submarine Depth charged & forced to the surface by American sub chaser PC-487, 40 miles NNE of Shemya Island, in the Aleutian Islands. Heavy fog had enabled the American ship to attack the Japanese boat whilst she was using her periscope. Boat surfaces & is rammed twice by PC-487, boat rolls over & sinks, 104 dead, 0 survivors 53.16N 174.24E 11/06/1943
I-7 Submarine Damaged by gunfire from American warship Monaghan. Because of heavy fog Monaghan fired by radar. Boat attempted to crash drive, but this was cancelled when she was hit. Her ballast tanks had been party open she was down by the stern & she ran aground at Bukhti Point, in the Aleutian Islands. Crew ordered to abandon ship, 4 dead, 1 injured 21/07/1943. Boat unloaded & refloated by Japanese troops and her crew who were shore. She attempted to escape on the surface in the fog, but gunfire from American warship Monaghan, who had found her again, damaged her steering engine & pressure hull. Boat runs aground on Twin Rock, off Vega Bay & is left with 50' of her bow above the surface, 87 dead, 43 survivors 51.49N 177.20E 22/06/1943. Bow is scuttled by Japanese using demolition charges 23/06/1943. American submarine rescue ship Florikan sends divers down to recover important intelligence documents 07/09/1943
I-178 Submarine Bombed by Australian Bristol Beaufort, 65 miles SE of Coffs Harbour, NSW, Australia, 89 dead, 0 survivors 17/06/1943. Oil slick from I-178 was sighted off Nambucca Heads 18/06/1943
Damaged Report
Hiyo Carrier Damaged by torpedoes from American submarine Trigger, 17 miles from Miyake Island, Japan. Hit twice her No. 1 & 2 boiler rooms were flooded killing all the occupants of No. 1 & half the occupants of No. 2. Ship disabled, but damage control was able to keep her afloat 10/06/1943. After drifting through the night she is able to get underway on 2 screws & makes it to Tateyama 11/10/1943
Shirakumo Destroyer Damaged in collision with Japanese warship Numakaze, whilst doing anti submarine sweep off Paramushiro in heavy fog 06/06/1943. Arrived emergency repair at Paramushiro 07/06/1943
I-155 Submarine Damaged in heavy sea & storm off Paramushiro, in the Kuril Islands 05/06/1943. Arrived for temporary repair Paramushiro 07/06/1943. Arrives at Kure for repair 20/06/1943
Seta Gunboat River Damaged by Chinese Nationalist aircraft 06/06/1943
german flag Lost Report
U-105 Submarine Depth charged by French Potez-CAMS 141 flying boat "Antares" of Flotille d'exploration 4E, French Naval Air Force,53 dead off Dakar 14.15N 17.35W 02/06/1943
U-118 Submarine Depth charged & strafed by Avenger & Wildcat aircraft from American warship Bogue, in the Atlantic, NW of the Canary Islands, 43 dead, 15 survivors captured 30.49N 33.49W 12/06/1943
U-119 Submarine Damaged by depth charge attack that forced submarine to the surface & rammed by British warship Starling, in the Bay of Biscay, NW of Cape Ortegal, Spain, 57 dead, 0 survivors 44.59N 12.24W 24/06/1943
U-194 Submarine Torpedoed by homing torpedo from American Catalina aircraft, 900 miles SW of Reykjavik, 54 dead, 0 survivors 58.15N 25.25W 24/06/1943
U-200 Submarine Depth charged by British Liberator aircraft, SSW of Iceland, in the North Atlantic, 68 dead, 0 survivors 58.15N 25.25W 24/06/1943. Dead include 7 members of the German special force Brandenburg Unit
U-202 Submarine Damaged by depth charge attack & forced to the surface by British warships Starling, Wild Goose & Kite, SE of Cape Farewell, Greenland. On the surface boat attacked by gunfire from Starling & was scuttled by crew, 18 dead, 30 survivors captured 56.12N 39.52W 02/06/1943
U-308 Submarine Torpedoed by British submarine Truculent in the Norwegian Sea NE of the Faeroe Islands, 44 dead 0 survivors 64.28N 03.09W 04/06/1943
U-334 Submarine Depth charged by British warships Jed & Pelican in the North Atlantic SW of Iceland, 47 dead, 0 survivors 58.16N 28.20W 14/06/1943
U-388 Submarine Torpedoed by a Fido acoustic homing torpedo dropped from an American Catalina aircraft in the North Atlantic, SE of Cape Farewell, Greenland, 47 dead, 0 survivors 57.36N 31.20W 20/06/1943
U-417 Submarine Depth charged by British B-17 Fortress aircraft, in the North Atlantic, SE of Iceland, 46 dead, 0 survivors 63.20N 10.30W 11/06/1943
U-418 Submarine Sunk by rocket firing British Beaufighter aircraft in the Bay of Biscay, NW of Cape Ortegal, Spain, 48 dead, 0 survivors 47.05N 08.05W 01/06/1943
U-449 Submarine Depth charged by British warships Wren, Woodpecker, Kite & Wild Goose, in the North Atlantic, NW of Cape Ortegal, Spain, 49 dead, 0 survivors 45.00N 11.59W 24/06/1943
U-521 Submarine Depth charged by American warship PC 565, in the North Atlantic SE of Delaware Bay, 51 dead, 1 survivor captured, 37.43N 73.16W 02/06/1943
U-564 Submarine Depth charged by 2 British Handley Page Halifax aircraft & 1 Australian Sunderland aircraft in the Bay of Biscay, NNW of Cape Ortegal, 49 dead, 0 survivors 46.35N 10.40W 31/05/1943
U-594 Submarine Sunk by rocket firing British Hudson aircraft SSW of Cape St Vincent, in the Straits of Gibraltar, boat was attempting to pass into the Mediterranean Sea, 50 dead, 0 survivors 35.55N 09.25W 04/06/1943
U-97 Submarine Depth charged by Australian Hudson aircraft, in the Mediterranean N of Tobruk, 27 dead, 12 survivors captured 33.00N 24.00E 16/06/1943
M 483 Minesweeper Bombed by British RAF Whirlwind aircraft S of Alderney Island 49.27N 02.15W 15/06/1943
Damaged Report
U-155 Submarine Damaged by bombs from 4 Polish Mosquito aircraft 5 injured in the Bay of Biscay 14/06/1943
U-338 Submarine Damaged by depth charges from British Fortress aircraft in the Bay of Biscay 17/06/1943
U-450 Submarine Damaged by depth charges from British Liberator aircraft in the Bay of Biscay 18/06/1943
U-518 Submarine Damaged by depth charges from British Sunderland aircraft in North Atlantic, boat was by 4 bombs badly damaged had to return to port 27/06/1943
U-552 Submarine Damaged by depth charges & strafing from British Liberator aircraft in the North Atlantic, SW of Ireland, boat dived & escaped after exchange of fire, not without leaving debris & oil on the surface 29/06/1943
U-652 Submarine Damaged by depth charges from British Liberator aircraft in the Bay of Biscay, 23/06/1943
italy flag Lost Report
Bari Cruiser Bombed by American aircraft in Livorno Harbour 28/06/1943
Generale Marcello Prestinari Torpedo Boat Mined laid by British warship Welshman, 18 miles SE of Cani Island 31/06/1943
Barbarigo Submarine Sunk possibly by Allied aircraft in Bay of Biscay en route to Japan 16/06/1943
Castore Destroyer Escort Sunk by gunfire from British warship Jervis & Greek warship Vasilissa Olga, off Cape Spartivento on route from Taranto to Messina 02/06/1943
Damaged Report
Roma Battleship Damaged by bombs from American B-17 aircraft, at anchor at La Spezia Harbour. 2 near misses either side of the bow caused flooding with 2,000 tons of water entering the ship 05/06/1943. Damaged by bombs from Allied aircraft, at anchor at La Spezia Harbour. One bomb hit aft, but apart from destroying some staterooms did little damage & a second bomb hit the rear turret, but failed to penetrate the armour 25/06/1943. Withdrawn for repair ship arrived at Genoa 01/07/1943

 

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
Independence Light Carrier New York Shipbuilding Co, Camden, NJ Aug 1942 24 x 40 mm; 30 aircraft 5"-2" 31.6 10662 1569
Boston Heavy Cruiser Bethlehem Steel, Quincy, MA Aug 1942 9 x 8"; 12 x 5"; 48 x 40 mm; 4 aircraft 6"-4" 33 13600 2039
Bradford Destroyer Bethlehem Steel, San Pedro, CA Dec 1942 5 x 5"; 4 x 1.1"; 6 x 20 mm; 10 x 21" TT 38 2325 273
Capps Destroyer Gulf Shipbuiding Co, Chickasaw, AL May 1942 5 x 5"; 4 x 1.1"; 6 x 20 mm; 10 x 21" TT 38 2325 273
Clarence K Bronson Destroyer Federal  Shipbuilding, Kearny, NJ Apr 1943 5 x 5"; 4 x 1.1"; 6 x 20 mm; 10 x 21" TT 38 2325 273
Conner Destroyer Boston Navy Yard, Boston, MA Jul 1942 5 x 5"; 4 x 1.1"; 6 x 20 mm; 10 x 21" TT 38 2325 273
Hale Destroyer Union Iron Works, Bath, ME Apr 1943 5 x 5"; 4 x 1.1"; 6 x 20 mm; 10 x 21" TT 38 2325 273
Harding Destroyer Seattle-Tacoma Shipbuilding Co. Seattle, WA Jun 1942 4 x 5"; 4 x 40 mm; 7 x 20 mm; 5 x 21" TT 35 1839 208
Hazelwood Destroyer Bethlehem Steel, San Francisco, CA Dec 1942 5 x 5"; 4 x 1.1"; 6 x 20 mm; 10 x 21" TT 38 2325 273
Luce Destroyer Bethlehem Steel, Staten Island, NY Mar 1943 5 x 5"; 4 x 1.1"; 6 x 20 mm; 10 x 21" TT 38 2325 273
Murphy Destroyer Bethlehem Steel, Staten Island, NY Apr 1942 4 x 5"; 4 x 40 mm; 7 x 20 mm; 5 x 21" TT 35 1839 208
Sigourney Destroyer Union Iron Works, Bath, ME Apr 1943 5 x 5"; 4 x 1.1"; 6 x 20 mm; 10 x 21" TT 38 2325 273
Wickes Destroyer Consolidated Steel, Orange, TX Sep 1942 5 x 5"; 4 x 1.1"; 6 x 20 mm; 10 x 21" TT 38 2325 273
Capelin Submarine Portsmouth Navy Yard, Portsmouth, NH Jan 1943 2 x 6"; 2 x 0.3"; 4 x 21" TT; 60 Mines 20.25 1525 80
Cod Submarine Electric Boat Co, Groton, CT Mar 1943 1 x 3"; 2 x 0.5"; 2 x 0.3"; 10 x 21" TT 20.25 1825 80
Crevalle Submarine Portsmouth Navy Yard, Portsmouth, NH Feb 1943 2 x 6"; 2 x 0.3"; 4 x 21" TT; 60 Mines 20.25 1525 80
Rasher Submarine Manitowoc Shipbuilding, Manatowoc, WI Dec 1942 1 x 3"; 2 x 0.5"; 2 x 0.3"; 10 x 21" TT 20.25 1825 80
Charles Lawrence Destroyer Escort Bethlehem Steel, Hingham, MA Feb 1943 3 x 3"; 4 x 1.1"; 8 x 20 mm; 1 Hedgehog; 2 x 21" TT   23 1432 186
Charles R Greer Destroyer Escort Mare Island Navy Yard, Vallejo, CA Jan 1943 3 x 3"; 4 x 1.1"; 9 x 20 mm; 1 Hedgehog 19.5 1192 156
Daniel T Griffin Destroyer Escort Bethlehem Steel, Hingham, MA Feb 1943 3 x 3"; 4 x 1.1"; 8 x 20 mm; 1 Hedgehog; 2 x 21" TT   23 1432 186
Doneff Destroyer Escort Philadelphia Navy Yard, Philadelphia, PA Jul 1942 3 x 3"; 4 x 1.1"; 9 x 20 mm; 1 Hedgehog 19.5 1192 156
Donnell Destroyer Escort Bethlehem Steel, Hingham, MA Mar 1943 3 x 3"; 4 x 1.1"; 8 x 20 mm; 1 Hedgehog; 2 x 21" TT   23 1432 186
Engstrom Destroyer Escort Philadelphia Navy Yard, Philadelphia, PA Jul 1942 3 x 3"; 4 x 1.1"; 9 x 20 mm; 1 Hedgehog 19.5 1192 156
Flaherty Destroyer Escort Consolidated Steel, Orange, TX Jan 1943 3 x 3"; 2 x 40 mm; 10 x 20 mm; 1 Hedgehog; 3 x 21" TT   21 1253 186
Osterhaus Destroyer Escort Federal  Shipbuilding, Kearny, NJ Apr 1943 3 x 3"; 2 x 40 mm; 10 x 20 mm; 1 Hedgehog; 3 x 21" TT   21 1253 186
Parks Destroyer Escort Federal  Shipbuilding, Kearny, NJ Apr 1943 3 x 3"; 2 x 40 mm; 10 x 20 mm; 1 Hedgehog; 3 x 21" TT   21 1253 186
Pillsbury Destroyer Escort Consolidated Steel, Orange, TX Jan 1943 3 x 3"; 2 x 40 mm; 10 x 20 mm; 1 Hedgehog; 3 x 21" TT   21 1253 186
Pope Destroyer Escort Consolidated Steel, Orange, TX Jan 1943 3 x 3"; 2 x 40 mm; 10 x 20 mm; 1 Hedgehog; 3 x 21" TT   21 1253 186
Reeves Destroyer Escort Norfolk Navy Yard, Norfolk, VA Apr 1943 3 x 3"; 4 x 1.1"; 8 x 20 mm; 1 Hedgehog; 2 x 21" TT   23 1432 186
Seid Destroyer Escort Boston Navy Yard, Boston, MA Feb 1943 3 x 3"; 4 x 1.1"; 9 x 20 mm; 1 Hedgehog 19.5 1192 156
Smartt Destroyer Escort Boston Navy Yard, Boston, MA Feb 1943 3 x 3"; 4 x 1.1"; 9 x 20 mm; 1 Hedgehog 19.5 1192 156
Sturtevant Destroyer Escort Brown Engineering & Shipbuilding, Houston, TX Dec 1942 3 x 3"; 2 x 40 mm; 10 x 20 mm; 1 Hedgehog; 3 x 21" TT   21 1253 186
Walter S Brown Destroyer Escort Boston Navy Yard, Boston, MA Feb 1943 3 x 3"; 4 x 1.1"; 9 x 20 mm; 1 Hedgehog 19.5 1192 156
Weber Destroyer Escort Bethlehem Steel, Quincy, MA May 1943 3 x 3"; 4 x 1.1"; 8 x 20 mm; 1 Hedgehog; 2 x 21" TT   23 1432 186
Wileman Destroyer Escort Mare Island Navy Yard, Vallejo, CA Dec 1942 3 x 3"; 4 x 1.1"; 9 x 20 mm; 1 Hedgehog 19.5 1192 156
british flag Class Builder Launched Armament Armour Speed Tons Crew
Roebuck Destroyer Scotts' Shipbuilding, Greenock Dec 1942 4 x 4.7"; 4 x 1.6" pp; 8 x 21" TT 36.75 2480 225
Savage Destroyer Hawthorn & Leslie, Hebburn-on-Tyne Sep 1942 4 x 4.7"; 2 x 40 mm Bofors; 8 x 21" TT 36.75 2545 225
Ulster Destroyer Swan Hunter Ltd, Wallsend-on-Tyne Nov 1942 4 x 4.7"; 2 x 40 mm Bofors; 8 x 21" TT 36.75 2545 225
Sickle Submarine Cammell Laird, Birkenhead Aug 1942 1 x 3"; 7 x 21" TT 14.75 842 48
Stoic Submarine Cammell Laird, Birkenhead Apr 1943 1 x 3"; 7 x 21" TT 14.75 842 48
Stonehenge Submarine Cammell Laird, Birkenhead Mar 1943 1 x 3"; 7 x 21" TT 14.75 842 48
Tantalus Submarine Vickers & Armstrong Ltd, Barrow Feb 1943 1 x 4"; 11 x 21" TT 15.25 1327 61
Untiring Submarine Vickers & Armstrong Ltd, Newcastle Jan 1943 1 x 3"; 4 x 21" TT 11.25 630 33
Purser Escort Carrier Ingall's Shipbuilding, Pascagoula, MI Jul 1942 2 x 4"; 16 x 40 mm Bofors; 10 x 20 mm; 24 Aircraft 18.5 14170 646
Linaria Corvette Midland Shipbuilding Co, Midland, ON Nov 1942 1 x 4"; 40 DC 16.5 1245 109
Smilax Corvette Collingwood Shipbuilding Co, Collingwood, ON Dec 1942 1 x 4"; 40 DC 16.5 1245 109
Vansittart Destroyer Escort William Beardmore & Co, Clydebank Apr 1919 2 x 4.7"; 1 x Hedgehog; 2 x 20 mm; 1 x 3" 24.5 1207 170
Burges Frigate Mare Island Navy Yard, Vallejo, CA Jan 1943 3 x 3"; 4 x 1.1"; 9 x 20 mm; 1 Hedgehog; 10 DC   19.5 1416 156
Byard Frigate Bethlehem Steel Co, Hingham, MA Mar 1943 3 x 3"; 4 x 1.1"; 8 x 20 mm; 1 x Hedgehog; 2 x 21" TT   23 1823 186
Derg Frigate Henry Robb Shipbuilding, Leith Jan 1943 2 x 4"; 1 x Hedgehog; 150 Mines 20 2180 140
Evenlode Frigate Canadian Vickers Co, Montreal, QC Nov 1942 2 x 4"; 1 x Hedgehog; 150 Mines 20 2180 140
Fal Frigate Smith's Dock Co, Ltd, South Bank-on-Tees Nov 1942 2 x 4"; 1 x Hedgehog; 150 Mines 20 2180 140
Findhorn Frigate Canadian Vickers Co, Montreal, QC Dec 1942 2 x 4"; 1 x Hedgehog; 150 Mines 20 2180 140
Helford Frigate Hall, Russell & Co, Aberdeen Feb 1943 2 x 4"; 1 x Hedgehog; 150 Mines 20 2180 140
Towy Frigate Smith's Dock Co, Ltd, South Bank-on-Tees Mar 1943 2 x 4"; 1 x Hedgehog; 150 Mines 20 2180 140
Redpole Sloop Yarrow & Co, Glasgow Feb 1943 6 x 4"; 4 x 40 mm Bofors; 110 Mines 20 1880 192
Loyalty Minesweeper Harland & Wolff Ltd, Belfast Dec 1942 1 x 4"; 4 x 40 mm Bofors; 40 DC 16.5 1265 138
Rattlesnake Minesweeper Lobnitz & Co, Ltd, Renfrew Feb 1942 1 x 4"; 4 x 40 mm Bofors; 40 DC 16.5 1265 138
Rinaldo Minesweeper Harland & Wolff Ltd, Belfast Mar 1943 1 x 4"; 4 x 40 mm Bofors; 40 DC 16.5 1265 138
Tourmaline Minesweeper Gulf Shipbuiding Co, Chickasaw, AL Oct 1942 2 x 3"; 2 x 40 mm Bofors; 8 x 20 mm; 1 x Hedgehog; 4 DC projectors; 2 DC racks; 40 DC   18 1250 105
free France flag Class Builder Launched Armament Armour Speed Tons Crew
Bearn Carrier Chanteiers de la Mediterranee, La Sayne Aug 1923 4 x 5"; 24 x 40 mm; 26 x 20 mm; 40 aircraft 3.25"-1" 21.5 22146 865
soviet flag Class Builder Launched Armament Armour Speed Tons Crew
S 052 Submarine Dalzavod Yard, Vladivostock Aug 1940 1 x 100 mm; 1 x 45 mm; 1 x 0.303" MG; 6 x 21" TT   18.85 856 45
canada flag Class Builder Launched Armament Armour Speed Tons Crew
Gatineau  Destroyer Swan Hunter, Wallsend-on-Tyne May 1934 4 x 4.7"; 8 x 21" TT 35.5 1405 145
Assiniboine Destroyer Escort John Samual White & Co, Cowes Oct 1931 4 x 4.7"; 3 x 3"; 2 x 20 mm; 8 x 21" TT 36 1400 145
Waskesiu Frigate Canadian Vickers Co, Montreal, QC Dec 1942 2 x 4"; 1 x Hedgehog; 150 mines 20 1460 140
Prince Robert Auxiliary Anti-Aircraft Cruiser Cammell Laird & Co, Birkenhead Apr 1930 10 x 4"; 8 x 1.6" 22.25 5736 417
Sault Ste Marie Minesweeper Port Arthur Shipbuilding Co, Port Arthur, ON Aug 1942 1 x 4"; 4 x 40 mm; 40 DC 16.5 980 138
australia flag Class Builder Launched Armament Armour Speed Tons Crew
Shropshire Heavy Cruiser William Beardmore, Clydebank Jul 1928 8 x 8"; 8 x 4"; 8 x 1.6" pp; 8 x 21" TT 4"-1" 32.25 9850 700
Ararat Minesweeper Evans, Deakin & Co, Brisbane, QD Feb 1943 1 x 4"; 1 x 40mm; 40 DC 16 650 90
netherlands flag Class Builder Launched Armament Armour Speed Tons Crew
Johan Maurits van Nassau Frigate W Simons & Co, Renfrew Apr 1943 1 x 4"; 1 x 105 mm; Hedgehog; 150 mines 20 1460 140
brazil flag Class Builder Launched Armament Armour Speed Tons Crew
Felipe Camarao Corvette Henrique Lage, Ilha do Viana Feb 1942 2 x 75 mm; 4 x DC 12.5 813 70

 

Axis Commissioned

japan flag Class Builder Launched Armament Armour Speed Tons Crew
Noshiro Light Cruiser Yokosuka Naval Dockyard Jul 1942 6 x 6"; 4 x 3"; 32 x 25 mm; 8 x 24" TT; 16 DC; 2 Aircraft 2.2"-1" 35 7590 730
No. 102 Destroyer William Cramp & Sons Shipbuilding Co, Philadelphia, PA Mar 1920 2 x 3"; 16 x 25 mm; DC 72 26 1165 139
I-179 Submarine Kure Naval Dockyard Jul 1942 1 x 4.7"; 2 x 25 mm; 6 x 21" TT 23.1 1630 88
Ro-37 Submarine Mitsubishi Heavy Metals Industries, Kobe Jun 1942 1 x 3.1"; 2 x 25 mm; 4 x 21" TT 19.7 960 54
Fukue Escort Uraga Dock Co, Ltd, Tokyo Apr 1943 3 x 4.7"; 4 x 25 mm; 36 DC 19.7 870 147
german flag Class Builder Launched Armament Armour Speed Tons Crew
T 28 Destroyer Schichau Yard, Elbing Jun 1942 4 x 4.1"; 4 x 37 mm; 12 x 20 mm; 6 x 21" TT 32.5 1294 206
Z 34 Destroyer Deschimag AG 'Weser', Bremen May 1942 5 x 5.9"; 4 x 37 mm; 6 x 20 mm; 8 x 21" TT; 60 Mines; 4 DC 36.5 2527 321
U-23 Submarine Krupp Germaniawerft, Kiel Aug 1936 2 x 20 mm; 3 x 21" TT   13 254 25
U-286 Submarine Bremer Vulkan, Bremen-Vegesack Apr 1943 1 x 88 mm; 1 x 20 mm; 5 x 21" TT 17.9 749 44
U-288 Submarine Bremer Vulkan, Bremen-Vegesack Apr 1943 1 x 88 mm; 1 x 20 mm; 5 x 21" TT 17.9 749 44
U-314 Submarine Flender-Werke, Lubeck Apr 1943 1 x 88 mm; 1 x 20 mm; 5 x 21" TT 17.9 749 44
U-346 Submarine Nordseewerke, Emden Apr 1943 1 x 88 mm; 1 x 20 mm; 5 x 21" TT 17.9 749 44
U-365 Submarine Flensburger Schiffsbau, Flensburg Mar 1943 1 x 88 mm; 1 x 20 mm; 5 x 21" TT 17.9 749 44
U-427 Submarine Danziger Werft, Danzig Feb 1943 1 x 88 mm; 1 x 20 mm; 5 x 21" TT 17.9 749 44
U-473 Submarine Deutsche Werke AG, Kiel Apr 1943 1 x 88 mm; 1 x 20 mm; 5 x 21" TT 17.9 749 44
U-546 Submarine Deutsche Werft AG, Hamburg Mar 1943 1 x 105 mm; 1 x 37 mm; 1 x 20 mm; 6 x 21" TT   18.2 1126 49
U-547 Submarine Deutsche Werft AG, Hamburg Apr 1943 1 x 105 mm; 1 x 37 mm; 1 x 20 mm; 6 x 21" TT   18.2 1126 49
U-548 Submarine Deutsche Werft AG, Hamburg Apr 1943 1 x 105 mm; 1 x 37 mm; 1 x 20 mm; 6 x 21" TT   18.2 1126 49
U-674 Submarine Howaldtswerke, Hamburg May 1943 1 x 88 mm; 1 x 20 mm; 5 x 21" TT 17.9 749 44
U-718 Submarine HC Stulcken, Hamburg Mar 1943 1 x 88 mm; 1 x 20 mm; 5 x 21" TT 17.9 749 44
U-744 Submarine F. Schichau, Danzig Mar 1943 1 x 88 mm; 1 x 20 mm; 5 x 21" TT 17.9 749 44
U-745 Submarine F. Schichau, Danzig Apr 1943 1 x 88 mm; 1 x 20 mm; 5 x 21" TT 17.9 749 44
U-765 Submarine Kriegemarine Werft, Wilhelmshaven Apr 1943 1 x 88 mm; 1 x 20 mm; 5 x 21" TT 17.9 749 44
U-802 Submarine Seebeckwerft, Wesermunde Oct 1942 1 x 105 mm; 1 x 37 mm; 1 x 20 mm; 6 x 21" TT   18.2 1126 49
U-852 Submarine Deschimag AG 'Weser', Bremen Jan 1943 1 x 105 mm; 1 x 37 mm; 1 x 20 mm; 6 x 21" TT   19.2 1590 57
U-853 Submarine Deschimag AG 'Weser', Bremen Mar 1943 1 x 105 mm; 1 x 37 mm; 1 x 20 mm; 6 x 21" TT   18.2 1126 49
U-981 Submarine Blohm & Voss, Hamburg Apr 1943 1 x 88 mm; 1 x 20 mm; 5 x 21" TT 17.9 749 44
U-982 Submarine Blohm & Voss, Hamburg Apr 1943 1 x 88 mm; 1 x 20 mm; 5 x 21" TT 17.9 749 44
U-983 Submarine Blohm & Voss, Hamburg May 1943 1 x 88 mm; 1 x 20 mm; 5 x 21" TT 17.9 749 44
U-984 Submarine Blohm & Voss, Hamburg May 1943 1 x 88 mm; 1 x 20 mm; 5 x 21" TT 17.9 749 44
U-985 Submarine Blohm & Voss, Hamburg May 1943 1 x 88 mm; 1 x 20 mm; 5 x 21" TT 17.9 749 44
U-1062 Submarine Krupp Germaniawerft, Kiel May 1943 1 x 88 mm; 1 x 20 mm; 5 x 21" TT 17.6 1067 46
italy flag Class Builder Launched Armament Armour Speed Tons Crew
Pompeo Magno Light Cruiser Cantiere Navale Rituniti, Palermo Aug 1941 8 x 5.3"; 6 x 65 mm; 14 x 37 mm; 14 x 20 mm; 8 x 21" TT; 70 Mines; 1 Aircraft 43 3747 43
FR 23 Destroyer Chantiers de la Loire, St Nazaire Aug 1924 5 x 5.1"; 2 x 3"; 6 x 21.7" TT 35.5 2126 35.5
Remo Submarine Franco Tosi, Taranto Mar 1943 3 x 20 mm; 2 x 17.7" TT 14 2155 14
Romolo Submarine Franco Tosi, Taranto Mar 1943 3 x 20 mm; 2 x 17.7" TT 14 2155 14
S 01 Submarine Danziger Werft, Danzig Mar 1943 1 x 88 mm; 1 x 20 mm; 5 x 21" TT 17.9 749 17.9
Vortice Submarine Cantiere Riuniti dell' Adriatico, Monfalcone Feb 1943 1 x 100 mm; 2 x 20 mm; 6 x 21" TT 16 930 16

 

Neutral Commissioned

sweden flag Class Builder Launched Armament Armour Speed Tons Crew
Nacken Submarine Kockums Machanical Works Co, Malmo Sep 1942 1 x 40 mm; 1 x 20 mm; 5 x 21" TT; 20 Mines 15 550 35