Key WWII events - July 1943

Soviet victory at the Battle of Kursk
Allied landings on Sicily
British forces capture Syracuse & Augusta
American forces capture Palermo
Allied air raid on Hamburg
Battle of Kula Gulf
Battle of Kolombamgara
Battle of Vera Gulf
Mussilini's Government falls

New Zealand cruiser Leander

New Zealand cruiser Leander

Axis Jul-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 7 14 Battleships 34 15 15 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
0 0 0 0 0 3 3 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 3 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
0 0 0 1 1 12 14 Heavy Cruisers 24 7 8 1 5 0 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 0
0 1 0 9 3 16 28 Light Cruisers 71 26 32 0 1 0 2 2 1 2 0 0 2 0
8 0 7 49 52 69 177 Destroyers 504 262 134 3 46 23 10 0 5 2 3 9 7 0
4 0 0 62 346 57 465 Submarines 443 150 86 17 166 0 0 0 2 12 1 4 4 1
0 0 0 0 0 5 5 Escort Carriers 33 17 16 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
0 3 3 28 18 37 86 Escorts 439 30 283 22 12 75 2 0 2 2 5 5 1 0
3 0 0 0 3 0 3 Other 33 12 14 2 0 2 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 15 8 2 2 0 20 5 16 6
Submarines 3 9 0 4 9 22 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
Helena Cruiser Torpedoed by Long Lance torpedo from Japanese warships Suzukaze & Tanikaze, 10 miles NNE of Kolombangara, Island, during the Battle of Kula Gulf, hit by 3 torpedoes she began to break in 2 before sinking stern first, 750 survivors 168 dead 07.46S 157.11E 06/07/1943
Gwin Destroyer Damaged by torpedoed from Japanese warships, N of Kolombangara, during the Battle of Kolombangara, hit by 2 torpedoes in the engine room, damage control efforts failed & was torpedoed by American warship Ralph Talbot, 59 dead 07.41S 157.27E 13/07/1943
Maddox Destroyer Bombed by German Ju-87 dive bomber aircraft, off SW of Gela, Sicily. Bomb hit her aft magazine causing it to explode, she capsized & sank in 2 minutes, 210 dead, 74 injured 36.52N 13.56E 10/07/1943
Strong Destroyer Damaged by torpedo from Japanese warships, off Bairoko Harbour, New Georgia Island. She was hit by a torpedo fired form 11 miles out by a group of Japanese warships whilst Strong was bombarding Bairoko. Hit portside aft of the torpedo tubes, blow a hole though the ship. American warship Chevalier rammed into her to enable her crew to escape from the doomed ship. She broke in half just before sinking, 46 dead 08.05S 127.15E 05/07/1943
Runner Submarine Lost cause unknown 07/1943. Stricken 30/10/1943. Possibly mined
Sentinal Minesweeper Bombed by German dive bomber off Licata, Sicily 37.06N 13.55E 10/07/1943
Damaged Report
Honolulu Cruiser Damaged by torpedo from Japanese warship, during the Battle of Kolombangara. Hit on the starboard side forward, the torpedo hit caused her bow section to collapse 13/07/1943. Arrived temporary repair Tulagi 20/07/1943
St Louis Cruiser Damaged by torpedo from Japanese warships, during the Battle of Kolombangara, her bow was twisted out of shape 13/07/1943
Chevalier Destroyer Damaged in collision with American warship Strong, in Bairoko Harbour, New Georgia Island. Strong had been torpedoed by Japanese & Chevalier deliberately rammed her bows into Strong's side to enable her crew to escape. With 241 survivors on board Chevalier pulled clear of Strong, which sank quickly. A hole 10' x 2' had been torn in her hull, but was well above the waterline 08.05S 127.15E 01/07/1943. Arrived for repair at Espiritu Santo 08/07/1943
Buchanan Destroyer Damaged in collision with American warship Woodworth, during Battle of Kolombangara. Ship was struck in the stern by Woodworth 13/07/1943
Scorpion Submarine Damaged by depth charges from Japanese warship, between Formosa - Nagasaki routes in the Yellow Sea 03/07/1943
british flag Damaged Report
Indomitable Carrier Damaged by torpedo from German Ju 88 aircraft, off Sicily, in the Mediterranean Sea, during Allied invasion of Sicily 16/07/1943
Newfoundland Cruiser Damaged by torpedo from Italian submarine Ascianghi, S of Sicily, in the Mediterranean Sea. Torpedo caused serious structural damage aft to her steering gear & stem, 1 dead who had been blown overboard & lost, 6 injured 23/07/1943. Ship had to steer by using her propellers arrived Malta 24/07/1943
Cleopatra Cruiser Damaged by torpedo from Italian submarine Dandalo, off the coast of Sicily. Torpedo caused serious structural damage, flooding & limited her speed to 10 knots, 30 dead, 23, injured 16/07/1943. Arrived at for temporary repair Malta 17/07/1943
Eskimo Destroyer Damaged by bomb from German aircraft whilst en route from Augusta to Marsala to Augusta, in the Mediterranean Sea. Bomb hit aft starting fire in fuel tanks, structural damage and flooding, 19 dead, 22 injured 12/07/1943. Towed to Malta for temporary repair by British warship Tartar arriving 13/07/1944. Departed to UK 24/08/1943. Arrived River Humber shipyard for repair 09/09/1943
Pathfinder Destroyer Damaged striking submerged rock during bombardment of Marsala, Sicily. Ship lost her port propeller 09/07/1943
Asturias AMC Damaged by torpedo from Italian submarine Cagni, in the South Atlantic. Ship was badly damaged & unable to manoeuvre. She was towed to Freetown, Sierra Leone by Dutch salvage tug Zwarte Zee 25/07/1943. Constructive total loss 02/1945
soviet flag Lost Report
M 106 Leninskiy Komsomlec Submarine Depth charged by German warships UJ 1214, UJ 1217 then rammed by M-106 nr Vardo, Norway 05/07/1943
ShCh 422 Submarine Lost off Norway possibly mined 07/1943
new zealand flag Damaged Report
Leander Cruiser Damaged by gunfire from Japanese warships, off Guadalcanal, during the Battle of Kolambangara, 27 dead, 8 injured 13/07/1943. Arrived for temporary repair off Tulagi 14/07/1943. Damaged by Long Lance torpedo from Japanese warship at off Tulagi. Hit on portside torpedo tore 18' x 10' hole in her, flooding No. 3 boiler room & contaminating fuel oil with sea water 15/07/1943
 

 

Axis Losses

japan flag Lost Report
Jintsu Cruiser Damaged by gunfire from American warships Honolulu & St Louis and New Zealand warship Leander, 14 miles N of Kolombangara Island, during the Battle of Kolombangara, hit by at least ten 6" shells, setting fire to her boiler rooms, she was then hit by a torpedo that broke her back & sank, 483 dead, 21 survivors 07.38S 157.06E 13/07/1943
Niitzuki Destroyer Sunk by gunfire from American warships Helena, Honolulu & St. Louis, 5 miles NE of Kolombangara Island, during the Battle of Kula Gulf, 300 dead 07.57S 157.12E 06/07/1943
Hatsuyuki Destroyer Bombed by American aircraft, at anchor at Kahili, Bougainville Island. Bomb detonated her after magazine, ship sank in shallow water, 120 dead, 36 injured 06.50S 155.47E 17/07/1943
Ariake Destroyer Run aground on reef near Cape Gloucester, New Britain Island. She managed to free herself with the help of Japanese warship Mikazuki 05.27S 148.25E 27/07/1943. Bombed by American North American B-25 Mitchell aircraft, near Cape Gloucester, New Britain Island. She had just transported troops to Tuluvu Island, 7 dead 28/07/1943
Yugure Destroyer Bombed by American Marine Grumman Avenger aircraft, 55 miles N of Kolombangara, in the Solomon Islands. Hit by a 2,000 Ib bomb amidships, her magazine blow up & she sank quickly, 0 survivors 07.25S 156.45E 20/07/1943
Mikazuki Destroyer Run aground on reef near Cape Gloucester, New Britain Island. In company with Japanese warship Ariake, she was unable to be refloated 05.27S 148.25E 27/07/1943. Bombed by American North American B-25 Mitchell aircraft, near Cape Gloucester, New Britain Island. She was found aground & destroyed, 8 dead 28/07/1943
Nagatsuki Destroyer Run aground off Bambari harbour after being damaged by gunfire from American warship, during the Battle of Kula Gulf, she had been hit by one 6" shell, she ran aground whilst attempting to land troops on Kolombangara 08.02S 127.12E. Unable to refloat herself before being found by American Army aircraft. Ship was completely wrecked, 8 dead, 13 injured 06/07/1943
Kiyonami Destroyer Bombed by American Army North American B-25 Mitchell aircraft, NNW of Kolombangara. 0 survivors 07.13S 156.45E 20/07/1943
I-179 Submarine Lost during training off Akizaki Light, in Inland Sea when crewman left bow hatch open, boat sank in 265' of water, 79 dead, 0 survivors 14/07/1943
I-168 Submarine Torpedoed by American submarine Scamp, 60 miles off New Hanover, Solomon Islands, 97 dead, 0 survivors 20.50S 149.01E 27/07/1943
Ro-103 Submarine Lost cause unknown. Possibly hit a mine laid by American warships Breese, Preble & Gamble. 43 dead, 0 survivors 28/07/1943. Presumed lost 10/08/1943
Ro-107 Submarine Depth charged & gunfire by American submarine Taylor, in the Rice Anchorage, Kula Gulf, New Georgia Island, 42 dead, 0 survivors 08.00N 157.19E 12/07/1943
Hokaze Destroyer Escort Damaged by torpedo from American warship Thresher, in the Makassar Strait 01/07/1943. Arrives for temporary repair Surabaya 03/08/1943
Nisshin Seaplane Carrier Bombed by American aircraft W of Cape Alexander, Bougainville Island 06.35S 156.10E 22/07/1943
Harashima Minelayer Torpedoed by American submarine Sawfish, W of Goto Island 32.32N 127.41E 27/07/1943
Damaged Report
Chokai Cruiser Damaged by bomb near miss from American Marine Corps Grumman TBM Avenger bomber aircraft based from Guadalcanal, her aft hull plates damaged 18/07/1943. Withdrawn for repair 13/08/1943
Kumano Cruiser Damaged by near miss from bombs from American Avenger aircraft, off Kolombangara. Ship's aft hull plates damaged 18/07/1943
Nagara Cruiser Damaged by mine laid by Australian PBY Catalina whilst anchored at Kavieng No 3 & 4 turrets unable to move 15/07/1943
Yubari Cruiser Damaged by mine dropped by American Grumman TBF Avenger aircraft. Damage to her forward part of the ship, food stores & fresh water tanks flooded & 26 injured. Her speed limited to 22 knots 05/07/1943. Arrived for temporary repairs at Truk 06/07/1943
Hatsuyuki Destroyer Damaged by gunfire from American warships, during the Battle of Kula Gulf. Ship was hit by 3 dud shells, her steering was knocked out & had to be done manually, 6 dead 06/07/1943. Arrived for repair at Rabaul 08/07/1943
Amagiri Destroyer Damaged by gunfire from American warships Helena, Honolulu & St Louis, 5 miles NE of Kolombangara Island, during the Battle of Kula Gulf. Hit by 5 shells, knocking out her communications, she attempted to rescue survivors from sinking Japanese warships Niizuki, but was driven off by American warships Nicholas & Radford 06/07/1943
Suzukaze Destroyer Damaged by gunfire from American warships, during Battle of Kula Gulf. Ship's searchlight & forward turret is jammed 06/07/1943. Ship remained operational
Satsuki Destroyer Damaged by bomb near misses & strafing from American aircraft, off Shortland Islands, in the Solomon Islands. Her speed limited to 20 knots 17/07/1943. Emergency repair at Rabaul
Minazuki Destroyer Damaged by bombs from American aircraft, near Shortland Island, in the Solomon Islands 20/07/1943
Naganami Destroyer Damaged in collision with Japanese warship Hatsushimo, in heavy fog, whilst part of evacuation force heading for Kiska Island, in the Aleutian Islands. Ship received damage to her stern, but remained operational 29/07/1943. Withdrawn for repair at Maizuru 07/08/1943
Hatsushimo Destroyer Damaged in collision with Japanese warship Makinami & Wakaba, in heavy fog, whilst part of evacuation force heading for Kiska Island, in the Aleutian Islands. Her bow hit Hatsushimo, whilst her stern was was hit by Wakaba. Ship remained operational 29/07/1943. Withdrawn for repair at Yokosuka 07/09/1943
Wakaba Destroyer Damaged in collision with Japanese warship Hatsushimo, in heavy fog, whilst part of evacuation force heading for Kiska Island, in the Aleutian Islands. She ran into Hatsushimo damaging her bow 29/07/1943
Ro-100 Submarine Damaged hitting reef in Blanche Channel, off New Georgia Island, damaging her bow torpedo tubes & fuel tanks 15/07/1943
Ro-101 Submarine Damaged by depth charges & gunfire from American warship Taylor, in Kula Gulf. Boat was caught on the surface with star shells at night whilst recharging her batteries. Boat crashed dived whilst under fire & her No. 1 periscope was damaged. Boat had to blow her main blast tanks at one point to stop an uncontrolled dive, 3 dead 12/07/1943. Damaged by bombs from American aircraft, W of Shortland Island. Boat had been caught on the surface whilst recharging her batteries in day light. 2 bombs damaged her No. 2 periscope 13/07/1943
german flag Lost Report
U-126 Submarine Depth charged by British Leigh Light Wellington aircraft, boat illuminated on the surface & attacked, 55 dead, 0 survivors NW of Cape Ortegal, 46.02N 11.23W 03/07/1943
U-135 Submarine Damaged by depth charge attack & forced to the surface by British warships Rochester, Mignonette & Balsam, & also depth charged & strafed by American Catalina aircraft & finally rammed by Balsam, in the Atlantic, 5 dead, 41 survivors captured N of Cape Jurby, 28.20N 13.17W 15/07/1943
U-159 Submarine Depth charged & strafed by American Mariner aircraft, 150 miles S of Haiti, 54 dead, 0 survivors 15.58N 73.44W 28/07/1943
U-160 Submarine Damaged by strafing attack from Wildcat aircraft, boat crash dived, then torpedoed by acoustic homing torpedo dropped from Avenger aircraft from American warship Santee, massive underwater explosion observed, 300 miles SSW of the Azores, 57 dead, 0 survivors 35.54N 27.13W 14/07/1943
U-199 Submarine Depth charged by American Mariner aircraft & Brazilian Catalina & Hudson aircraft, in the South Atlantic E of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, 49 dead, 12 survivors captured 23.54S 42.54W 31/07/1943. Survivors captured in Brazil then moved to USA
U-217 Submarine Damaged by strafing attack from American Avenger & Wildcat aircraft, from American warship Bogue, boat dived & was depth charged, the bow of the boat came to the surface before sinking in the mid-Atlantic, 1300 miles WSW of the Azores, 50 dead, 0 survivors 30.18N 42.50W 05/07/1943
U-232 Submarine Depth charged by American Liberator aircraft, boat breaking in 2 & sinking, 250 miles WSW of Oporto, 46 dead, 0 survivors 40.37N 13.41W 08/07/1943
U-359 Submarine Depth charged by American Mariner aircraft, in the Caribbean Sea, SW of Haiti, 47 dead, 0 survivors 18.06N 75.00W 26/07/1943
U-375 Submarine Depth charged by American submarine chaser PC-624 in the western Mediterranean Sea, NW of Malta, 46 dead 0 survivors 36.40N 12.28E 30/07/1943
U-395 Submarine Bombed in dockyard Kiel, boat not finished 29/07/1943
U-404 Submarine Depth charged by American Liberator aircraft & British Liberator aircraft, in the Bay of Biscay, NW of Cape Ortegal, Spain, 51 dead, 0 survivors 45.53N 09.25W 28/07/1943
U-409 Submarine Depth charged by British warship Inconstant, in the Mediterranean Sea, Cap of Bengut, Algeria, 11 dead, 37 survivors captured 37.12N 04.00E 12/07/1943
U-43 Submarine Sunk by Fido acoustic homing torpedo dropped by Avenger aircraft from American warship Santee, 56 dead, SW of the Azores 34.57N 35.11E 30/07/1943
U-435 Submarine Depth charged by British Wellington aircraft in the North Atlantic, W of Figueira, Portugal, 48 dead, 0 survivors 39.48N 14.22W 09/07/1943
U-459 Submarine Damaged when British Wellington aircraft was shot down by boat & crashed into U-459, aircraft slipped overboard leaving depth charge on board, crew attempted to push it overboard when it exploded. Boats steering was damaged & it could only go around in circles, boat was spotted & attacked by another British Wellington aircraft, captain scuttled ship in the Bay of Biscay near Cape Ortegal, Spain, 19 dead, 41 survivors captured 45.53N 10.08W 24/07/1943
U-461 Submarine Depth charged by Australian Sunderland aircraft in the Bay of Biscay, NW of Cape Ortegal, Spain, 53 dead, 15 survivors captured 45.33N 10.48W 30/07/1943
U-462 Submarine Damaged by depth charges from British Handley Page Halifax aircraft, in the Bay of Biscay, NW of Corunna. Boat was surprised on the surface & could no longer dive. Boat was chased & soon came under gunfire of British warships Wren, Kite, Woodpecker, Wild Goose & Woodcock. With no chance of escape her crew scuttled her, 1 dead, 64 survivors captured 45.33N 10.58W 30/07/1943
U-487 Submarine Sunk by 5 Avenger & Wildcat aircraft from American warship Core, in the central Atlantic, boat was caught on the surface & fought it out with aircraft, shooting down one Avenger before boat sank bow first, 31 dead, 33 survivors captured 27.15N 38.05W 13/07/1943
U-504 Submarine Depth charged by British warships Kite, Woodpecker, Wren & Wild Swan, in the North Atlantic, NW of Cape Ortegal, 53 dead, 0 survivors 45.33N 10.56W 30/07/1943
U-506 Submarine Depth charged by American B-24 Liberator aircraft in the North Atlantic, W of Vigo, Spain, 48 dead, 6 survivors captured 42.30N 16.30W 12/07/1943
U-509 Submarine Torpedoed by aerial Fido acoustic homing torpedo by Avenger aircraft from American warship Santee, Madeira, Portugal, boat was caught on the surface & was strafed when diving to escape, aircraft dropped torpedo & a shock wave followed by oil & debris was observed, 54 dead, 0 survivors 34.02N 26.01W 15/07/1943
U-513 Submarine Depth charged by American Mariner aircraft in the South Atlantic, NE of Fiorianopolis, boat caught on surface & sank bow first, 46 dead, 7 survivors captured 27.17S 47.32W 19/07/1943
U-514 Submarine Torpedoed by aerial Fido acoustic homing torpedo from British Liberator aircraft, NE of Cape Finisterre, Spain, boat caught on surface & attacked by rockets, as boat dived aircraft dropped depth charges before homing torpedo, 54 dead, 0 survivors 43.37N 08.59W 08/07/1943
U-527 Submarine Depth charged by Avenger aircraft from American warship Bogue, in the mid-Atlantic, S of the Azores, boat was refuelling from German submarine U-648, U-648 dived & escaped, but U-527 ran for fog bank, but was sunk by depth charges, 40 dead, 13 survivors captured 35.25N, 27.46W, 23/07/1943
U-535 Submarine Depth charged by British Liberator aircraft in the Bay of Biscay, NW La Coruna, 55 dead, 0 survivors boat was with U-536 & U-170 43.38N 09.13W 05/07/1943
U-558 Submarine Depth charged & strafed by British Halifax aircraft & depth charged by American Liberator aircraft in the Bay of Biscay, NW of Cape Ortegal, 45 dead, 5 survivors captured 45.10N 09.24W 20/07/1943
U-561 Submarine Torpedoed by British MTB 81, in the Mediterranean Sea, in the Straits of Messina, 42 dead, 5 survivors 38.16N 15.39E 12/07/1943
U-590 Submarine Depth charged by American Catalina aircraft in the South Atlantic near the Amazon estuary, Brazil, 45 dead, 0 survivors 03.22N 48.38W 09/07/1943
U-591 Submarine Depth charged by American Ventura aircraft in the South Atlantic, SE of Recife, Brazil, 19 dead, 28 survivors captured 08.36S 34.34W 30/07/1943
U-598 Submarine Depth charged by 2 American Liberator aircraft in the South Atlantic, NE of Natal, 43 dead, 2 survivors captured 04.04S 33.23W 23/07/1943
U-607 Submarine Depth charged by British Sunderland aircraft in the Bay of Biscay, NW of Cape Ortegal, 45 dead, 7 survivors captured 45.02N 09.14W 13/07/1943
U-613 Submarine Depth charged by American warship George E. Badger in the North Atlantic, S of the Azores, boat breaking up & debris rose to the surface, 48 dead, 0 survivors 35.32N 28.36W 23/07/1943
U-614 Submarine Depth charged by British Wellington aircraft in the North Atlantic, NW of Cape Finisterre, 49 dead, 0 survivors 46.42N 11.03W 29/07/1943
U-622 Submarine Bombed by American aircraft during an air raid in Trondheim Harbour 24/07/1943
U-628 Submarine Depth charged & bombed by British Liberator aircraft in the North Atlantic, NW of Cape Ortegal, 49 dead, 0 survivors 44.11N 08.45W 03/07/1943
U-647 Submarine Missing no explanation, N of the Shetland Island, 48 dead, 0 survivors 28/07/1943
U-662 Submarine Depth charged by American Catalina aircraft in the South Atlantic, in the Amazon Estuary, 44 dead, 2 survivors captured 03.56N 48.46W 21/07/1943
U-67 Submarine Depth charged by Avenger aircraft from American warship Cove, 48 dead, 3 survivors captured picked up by American warship McCormack, WSW of the Azores 30.05N 44.17E 16/07/1943
U-759 Submarine Depth charged by American Mariner aircraft in the Caribbean Sea, SE of Jamaica, 47 dead, 0 survivors 15.58N 73.44W 15/07/1943
U-951 Submarine Depth charged by American Liberator aircraft in the North Atlantic, NW of Cape Saint Vincent, 46 dead, 0 survivors 37.40N 15.30W 07/07/1943
M 152 Minesweeper Mined off the Gironde 23/07/1943
M 153 Minesweeper Sunk by gunfire by British warships Melbreak, Wensleydale & Glaisdale 45 miles NE of Ushant 48.50N 04.05W 10/07/1943
M 346 Minesweeper Torpedoed by Soviet submarine S 51 off Gamvik, Tanafjord, Norway, 32 dead 71.07N 28.19E 17/07/1943
Damaged Report
U-170 Submarine Damaged by depth charges from British Liberator aircraft in the North Atlantic, in the Bay of Biscay, boat was with U-535 & U-536, 43.38N 09.13W 05/07/1943
U-267 Submarine Damaged by depth charges from British Catalina aircraft SW of Cape Finisterre 07/07/1943
U-386 Submarine Damaged by depth charges from British Liberator aircraft, in the Bay of Biscay, NW of Cape Ortegal 03/07/1943
U-420 Submarine Damaged by Fido acoustic homing torpedo from Canadian Liberator aircraft, in the North Atlantic, 2 dead, 1 injured, 03/07/1943
U-441 Submarine Damaged by strafing & depth charges from 3 British Beaufighter aircraft in the Bay of Biscay, boat was on the surface & decided to fight it out, boat escaped by diving, 10 dead, 13 injured, 12/07/1943
U-536 Submarine Damaged by depth charges from British Liberator aircraft in the Bay of Biscay, NW of La Coruna, boat was with U-535 & U-170, 43.38N 09.13W 05/07/1943
U-603 Submarine Damaged by depth charges from British Catalina aircraft in the North Atlantic 08/07/1943
italy flag Lost Report
Romolo Submarine Bombed by Allied aircraft, off Augusta, Sicily 18/07/1943
Remo Submarine Torpedoed by British submarine United, in Gulf of Taranto, whilst en route from Taranto to Naples 39.19N 17.30E 18/07/1943
Pietro Micca Submarine Torpedoed by British submarine Trooper, in the Straits of Otranto 39.48N 18.43E 29/07/1943
Flutto Submarine Sunk by British MTB 640, 651 & 670, in the Straits of Messina, NW of Catania 11/07/1943
Acciaio Submarine Torpedoed by British submarines Unruly, NE of Stromboli, N coast of Sicily 38.30N 15.49E 13/07/1943
Bronzo Submarine Captured by British warships Boston, Cromarty, Poole & Seeham. Boats captain had surfaced off Augusta thinking that the port was still in Italian hands, instead she surfaced amongst British warships 12/07/1943
Nereide Submarine Depth charged by British warship Echo & Ilex, off Augusta, in the Straits of Messina 13/07/1943
Ascianghi Submarine Sunk by British warships Eclipse & Laforey, off Sicily, in Mediterranean Sea 23/07/1943
Cicogna Corvette Damaged by American Army aircraft at Messina harbour, ship beached & on fire 24/07/1943
Durazzo Minesweeper Torpedoed by British submarine Safari, E coast of Corsica, ship broke in two 22/07/1943
Oriole Minesweeper Scuttled at Augusta after being damaged by bombs from Allied aircraft S of Messina 10/07/1943
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 penatrate the armour. Ship arrived Genoa for repair 01/07/1943 - 13/08/1943

 

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
Yorktown Fleet Carrier Newport News Shipbuilding Co, Newport, VA Jan-43 12 x 5"; 32 x 40 mm; 46 x 20 mm; 91 aircraft 4"-2.5" 32.7 27208 2682
Belleau Wood Light Carrier New York Shipbuilding Co, Camden, NJ Dec-42 24 x 40 mm; 30 aircraft 5"-2" 31.6 10662 1569
Princeton Light Carrier New York Shipbuilding Co, Camden, NJ Oct-42 24 x 40 mm; 30 aircraft 5"-2" 31.6 10662 1569
Oakland Light Cruiser Bethlehem Steel, San Francisco, CA Oct-42 16 x 5"; 16 x 1.1"; 8 x 20 mm; 8 x 21" TT 3.75"-1.25" 32.5 6825 623
Brown Destroyer Bethlehem Steel, San Pedro, CA Feb-43 5 x 5"; 4 x 1.1"; 6 x 20mm; 10 x 21" TT   38 2325 273
Caperton Destroyer Union Iron Works, Bath, ME May-43 5 x 5"; 4 x 1.1"; 6 x 20mm; 10 x 21" TT   38 2325 273
Charles J Badger Destroyer Bethlehem Steel, Staten Island, NY Apr-43 5 x 5"; 4 x 1.1"; 6 x 20mm; 10 x 21" TT   38 2325 273
Cotten Destroyer Federal  Shipbuilding, Kearny, NJ Jun-43 5 x 5"; 4 x 1.1"; 6 x 20mm; 10 x 21" TT   38 2325 273
Franks Destroyer Seattle-Tacoma Shipbuilding Co. Seattle, WA Dec-42 5 x 5"; 4 x 1.1"; 6 x 20mm; 10 x 21" TT   38 2325 273
Hall Destroyer Boston Navy Yard, Boston, MA Jul-42 5 x 5"; 4 x 1.1"; 6 x 20mm; 10 x 21" TT   38 2325 273
Heermann Destroyer Bethlehem Steel, San Francisco, CA Dec-42 5 x 5"; 4 x 1.1"; 6 x 20mm; 10 x 21" TT   38 2325 273
Hoel Destroyer Bethlehem Steel, San Francisco, CA Dec-42 5 x 5"; 4 x 1.1"; 6 x 20mm; 10 x 21" TT   38 2325 273
Satterlee Destroyer Seattle-Tacoma Shipbuilding Co. Seattle, WA Jul-42 4 x 5"; 4 x 40 mm; 7 x 20 mm; 5 x 21" TT   35 1839 208
Stembel Destroyer Union Iron Works, Bath, ME May-43 5 x 5"; 4 x 1.1"; 6 x 20mm; 10 x 21" TT   38 2325 273
Thompson Destroyer Seattle-Tacoma Shipbuilding Co. Seattle, WA Aug-42 4 x 5"; 4 x 40 mm; 7 x 20 mm; 5 x 21" TT   35 1839 208
William D Porter Destroyer Consolidated Steel, Orange, TX Sep-42 5 x 5"; 4 x 1.1"; 6 x 20mm; 10 x 21" TT   38 2325 273
Young Destroyer Consolidated Steel, Orange, TX Oct-42 5 x 5"; 4 x 1.1"; 6 x 20mm; 10 x 21" TT   38 2325 273
Apogon Submarine Electric Boat Co, Groton, CT Mar-43 1 x 5"; 1 x 40 mm; 2 x 0.5"; 10 x 21" TT   20.25 1525 80
Aspro Submarine Electric Boat Co, Groton, CT Apr-43 1 x 5"; 1 x 40 mm; 2 x 0.5"; 10 x 21" TT   20.25 1525 80
Cero Submarine Electric Boat Co, Groton, CT Apr-43 1 x 3"; 2 x 0.5"; 2 x 0.3"; 10 x 21" TT 20.25 1825 80
Dace Submarine Electric Boat Co, Groton, CT Apr-43 1 x 3"; 2 x 0.5"; 2 x 0.3"; 10 x 21" TT 20.25 1825 80
Raton Submarine Manitowoc Shipbuilding, Manatowoc, WI Jan-43 1 x 3"; 2 x 0.5"; 2 x 0.3"; 10 x 21" TT 20.25 1825 80
Ray Submarine Manitowoc Shipbuilding, Manatowoc, WI Feb-43 1 x 3"; 2 x 0.5"; 2 x 0.3"; 10 x 21" TT 20.25 1825 80
Casablanca Escort Carrier Henry J. Kaiser Co, Inc, Vancouver, WA Apr-43 1 x 5"; 8 x 40 mm; 12 x 20 mm AA; 27 aircraft   19 8188 860
Pert Corvette Morton Shipbuilding Ltd, Quebec City, QC Nov-42 1 x 4"; 40 DC 16.5 900 109
Acree Destroyer Escort Federal  Shipbuilding, Kearny, NJ May-43 3 x 3"; 2 x 40 mm; 10 x 20 mm; 1 Hedgehog; 3 x 21" TT   21 1253 186
Amick Destroyer Escort Federal  Shipbuilding, Kearny, NJ May-43 3 x 3"; 2 x 40 mm; 10 x 20 mm; 1 Hedgehog; 3 x 21" TT   21 1253 186
Baron Destroyer Escort Federal  Shipbuilding, Kearny, NJ May-43 3 x 3"; 2 x 40 mm; 10 x 20 mm; 1 Hedgehog; 3 x 21" TT   21 1253 186
Burke Destroyer Escort Philadelphia Navy Yard, Philadelphia, PA Apr-43 3 x 3"; 4 x 1.1"; 8 x 20 mm; 1 Hedgehog; 2 x 21" TT   23 1432 186
Cabana Destroyer Escort Boston Navy Yard, Boston, MA Mar-43 3 x 3"; 4 x 1.1"; 9 x 20 mm; 1 Hedgehog 19.5 1192 156
Canfield Destroyer Escort Boston Navy Yard, Boston, MA Apr-43 3 x 3"; 4 x 1.1"; 9 x 20 mm; 1 Hedgehog 19.5 1192 156
Chase Destroyer Escort Norfolk Navy Yard, Norfolk, VA Apr-43 3 x 3"; 4 x 1.1"; 8 x 20 mm; 1 Hedgehog; 2 x 21" TT   23 1432 186
Deede Destroyer Escort Boston Navy Yard, Boston, MA Apr-43 3 x 3"; 4 x 1.1"; 9 x 20 mm; 1 Hedgehog 19.5 1192 156
Dempsey Destroyer Escort Mare Island Navy Yard, Vallejo, CA Feb-43 3 x 3"; 4 x 1.1"; 9 x 20 mm; 1 Hedgehog 19.5 1192 156
Dionne Destroyer Escort Boston Navy Yard, Boston, MA Mar-43 3 x 3"; 4 x 1.1"; 9 x 20 mm; 1 Hedgehog 19.5 1192 156
Douglas L Howard Destroyer Escort Consolidated Steel, Orange, TX Jan-43 3 x 3"; 2 x 40 mm; 10 x 20 mm; 1 Hedgehog; 3 x 21" TT   21 1253 186
Fechteler Destroyer Escort Norfolk Navy Yard, Norfolk, VA Apr-43 3 x 3"; 4 x 1.1"; 8 x 20 mm; 1 Hedgehog; 2 x 21" TT   23 1432 186
Fogg Destroyer Escort Bethlehem Steel, Hingham, MA Mar-43 3 x 3"; 4 x 1.1"; 8 x 20 mm; 1 Hedgehog; 2 x 21" TT   23 1432 186
Foss Destroyer Escort Bethlehem Steel, Hingham, MA Apr-43 3 x 3"; 4 x 1.1"; 8 x 20 mm; 1 Hedgehog; 2 x 21" TT   23 1432 186
Frederick C Davis Destroyer Escort Consolidated Steel, Orange, TX Jan-43 3 x 3"; 2 x 40 mm; 10 x 20 mm; 1 Hedgehog; 3 x 21" TT   21 1253 186
Gantner Destroyer Escort Bethlehem Steel, Hingham, MA Apr-43 3 x 3"; 4 x 1.1"; 8 x 20 mm; 1 Hedgehog; 2 x 21" TT   23 1432 186
Herbert C Jones Destroyer Escort Consolidated Steel, Orange, TX Jan-43 3 x 3"; 2 x 40 mm; 10 x 20 mm; 1 Hedgehog; 3 x 21" TT   21 1253 186
J Richard Ward Destroyer Escort Brown Engineering & Shipbuilding, Houston, TX Jan-43 3 x 3"; 2 x 40 mm; 10 x 20 mm; 1 Hedgehog; 3 x 21" TT   21 1253 186
Keith Destroyer Escort Brown Engineering & Shipbuilding, Houston, TX Dec-42 3 x 3"; 2 x 40 mm; 10 x 20 mm; 1 Hedgehog; 3 x 21" TT   21 1253 186
Moore Destroyer Escort Brown Engineering & Shipbuilding, Houston, TX Dec-42 3 x 3"; 2 x 40 mm; 10 x 20 mm; 1 Hedgehog; 3 x 21" TT   21 1253 186
Schmitt Destroyer Escort Bethlehem Steel, Quincy, MA May-43 3 x 3"; 4 x 1.1"; 8 x 20 mm; 1 Hedgehog; 2 x 21" TT   23 1432 186
Scott Destroyer Escort Philadelphia Navy Yard, Philadelphia, PA Apr-43 3 x 3"; 4 x 1.1"; 8 x 20 mm; 1 Hedgehog; 2 x 21" TT   23 1432 186
Tomich Destroyer Escort Brown Engineering & Shipbuilding, Houston, TX Dec-42 3 x 3"; 2 x 40 mm; 10 x 20 mm; 1 Hedgehog; 3 x 21" TT   21 1253 186
Whitman Destroyer Escort Mare Island Navy Yard, Vallejo, CA Jan-43 3 x 3"; 4 x 1.1"; 9 x 20 mm; 1 Hedgehog 19.5 1192 156
William C Miller Destroyer Escort Boston Navy Yard, Boston, MA Feb-43 3 x 3"; 4 x 1.1"; 9 x 20 mm; 1 Hedgehog 19.5 1192 156
Wintle Destroyer Escort Mare Island Navy Yard, Vallejo, CA Feb-43 3 x 3"; 4 x 1.1"; 9 x 20 mm; 1 Hedgehog 19.5 1192 156
Tattnall Transport New York Shipbuilding Co, Camden, NJ Sep-18 4 x 4"; 2 x 3"; 12 x 21" TT 35 1090 139
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Ceylon Light Cruiser Alex Stephen & Sons, Ltd, Govan Jul-42 9 x 6"; 8 x 4"; 12 x 1.6"; 6 x 21" TT; 2 Aircraft 3.5"-3.25" 31.5 10450 920
Saumarez Destroyer Hawthorn & Leslie, Hebburn-on-Tyne Nov-42 4 x 4.7"; 2 x 40 mm Bofors; 8 x 21" TT   36.75 2545 225
Scourge Destroyer Cammell Laird, Birkenhead Dec-42 4 x 4.7"; 2 x 40 mm Bofors; 8 x 21" TT   36.75 2545 225
P 713 Submarine Franco Tosi, Taranto Sep-41 1 x 3.94"; 2 x 0.52"; 8 x 21" TT 14 697 45
Sea Rover Submarine Scotts' Shipbuilding, Greenock Feb-43 1 x 3"; 7 x 21" TT 14.75 842 48
Tantivy Submarine Vickers & Armstrong Ltd, Barrow Apr-43 1 x 4"; 11 x 21" TT 15.25 1327 61
Varangian Submarine Vickers & Armstrong Ltd, Newcastle Mar-43 1 x 3"; 4 x 21" TT 11.25 630 33
Ameer Escort Carrier Seattle-Tacoma Shipbuilding, Seattle, WA Oct-42 2 x 5"; 16 x 40mm; 35 x 20 mm; 24 Aircraft   18 15390 646
Rosebay Corvette Kingston Shipbuilding, Kingston, ON Feb-43 1 x 4"; 40 DC 16.5 1245 109
Aire Frigate Fleming & Ferguson Shipbuilding, Paisley Apr-43 2 x 4"; 1 x Hedgehog; 150 Mines   20 2180 140
Calder Frigate Bethlehem Steel Co, Hingham, MA Mar-43 3 x 3"; 4 x 1.1"; 8 x 20 mm; 1 x Hedgehog; 2 x 21" TT   23 1823 186
Ettrick Frigate John Crown & Sons Ltd, Sunderland Feb-43 2 x 4"; 1 x Hedgehog; 150 Mines   20 2180 140
Glenarm Frigate Henry Robb Shipbuilding, Leith Mar-43 2 x 4"; 1 x Hedgehog; 150 Mines   20 2180 140
Inver Frigate Canadian Vickers Co, Montreal, QC Dec-42 2 x 4"; 1 x Hedgehog; 150 Mines   20 2180 140
Tavy Frigate Charles Hill & Sons Ltd, Bristol Apr-43 2 x 4"; 1 x Hedgehog; 150 Mines   20 2180 140
Usk Frigate Smith's Dock Co, Ltd, South Bank-on-Tees Apr-43 2 x 4"; 1 x Hedgehog; 150 Mines   20 2180 140
Kilbernie Patrol ship Pullman Standard Car Co, Chicago, IL May-43 1 x 3"; 6 x 1.6"; 4 x 0.75"; 1 hedgehog;   14.3 910 96
Kilbride Patrol ship Pullman Standard Car Co, Chicago, IL May-43 1 x 3"; 6 x 1.6"; 4 x 0.75"; 1 hedgehog;   14.3 910 96
Empire MacAndrew Merchant Carrier William Denny & Bros., Ltd., Dumbarton May-43 1 x 4"; 2 x 40 mm Bofors; 4 x 20 mm; 4 Aircraft   12.5 8250 107
Rapana Merchant Carrier Smith's Dock Co, Ltd, South Bank-on-Tees Jul-43 1 x 4"; 2 x 40 mm Bofors; 6 x 20 mm; 4 Aircraft 11.5 9249 118
Aries Minesweeper Toronto Shipbuilding, Toronto, ON Sep-42 1 x 4"; 4 x 40 mm Bofors; 40 DC 16.5 1265 138
Cato Minesweeper Associated Shipbuilders, Seattle, WA Sep-42 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
Gazelle Minesweeper Savannah Machinery & Foundry, Savannah, GA Jan-43 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
Rosario Minesweeper Harland & Wolff Ltd, Belfast Apr-43 1 x 4"; 4 x 40 mm Bofors; 40 DC 16.5 1265 138
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Duquesne Cruiser Brest Naval Dockyard Dec-25 8 x 8"; 8 x 3"; 8 x 37 mm; 12 x 13.2 mm; 6 x 21.7" TT; 2 aircraft 1" 33 10160 605
Tourville Cruiser Lorient Naval Dockyard Aug-26 8 x 8"; 8 x 3"; 8 x 37 mm; 12 x 13.2 mm; 6 x 21.7" TT; 2 aircraft 1" 33 10160 605
Duguay Trouin Cruiser Brest Naval Dockyard Aug-23 8 x 6.1"; 4 x 3"; 4 x 13.2 mm; 12 x 21.7" TT; 2 Aircraft 0.75" 33 7365 578
Basque Destroyer Chantiers la Seine Maritime, Worms May-29 4 x 5.1"; 2 x 37 mm; 2 x 13.2 mm; 6 x 21.7" TT 29 1378 142
Forbin Destroyer Chanteiers de la Mediterranee, La Sayne Jul-28 4 x 5.1"; 2 x 37 mm; 2 x 13.2 mm; 6 x 21.7" TT 29 1378 142
L'Alcyon Destroyer Chantiers de la Gironde, Bordeaux Jun-26 4 x 5.1"; 2 x 37 mm; 2 x 13.2 mm; 6 x 21.7" TT 29 1378 142
Le Fortune Destroyer Chantiers de Navals Francais, Caen Nov-26 4 x 5.1"; 2 x 37 mm; 2 x 13.2 mm; 6 x 21.7" TT 29 1378 142
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Huron Destroyer Vickers & Armstrong, Newcastle-on-Tyne Jun-42 6 x 4"; 10 x 20 mm; 4 x 21" TT 36.5 1927 240
Winnipeg Minesweeper Port Arthur Shipbuilding Co, Port Arthur, ON Sep-42 1 x 4"; 4 x 40 mm; 40 DC 16.5 980 138
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Hall Destroyer Boston Navy Yard, Boston, MA Aug-42 5 x 5"; 4 x 1.1"; 6 x 20 mm; 10 x 21" TT 0 38 2325 273

 

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Fujinami Destroyer Fujinagata Shipyard, Osaka Apr 1943 6 x 5"; 4 x 25 mm; 8 x 24" TT; 36 DC   35 2077 228
Hayanami Destroyer Maizuru Naval Dockyard Dec 1942 6 x 5"; 4 x 25 mm; 8 x 24" TT; 36 DC   35 2077 228
Suzunami Destroyer Uraga Dock Co, Ltd, Tokyo Mar 1943 6 x 5"; 4 x 25 mm; 8 x 24" TT; 36 DC   35 2077 228
I-40 Submarine Kure Naval Dockyard Mar 1943 1 x 5.5"; 2 x 25 mm; 6 x 21" TT; 1 Aircraft   23.5 2230 101
Ro-38 Submarine Mitsubishi Heavy Metals Industries, Kobe Dec 1942 1 x 3.1"; 2 x 25 mm; 4 x 21" TT 19.7 960 54
Ro-111 Submarine Kawasaki Dockyard Co, Ltd, Kobe Dec 1942 2 x 25 mm; 4 x 21" TT 14.2 525 38
Mutsure Escort Hitachi Kanagawa Shipyard, Sakurajima Apr 1943 3 x 4.7"; 4 x 25 mm; 36 DC 19.7 870 147
Tsushima Escort Asano Shipbuilding Co, Tsurumi, Yokohama Apr 1943 3 x 4.7"; 4 x 25 mm; 36 DC 19.7 870 147
Maejima Minelayer Nihon Kokan Apr 1943 2 x 1.5"; 1 x 13.2 mm; 120 Mines   20 720 100
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U-241 Submarine Krupp Germaniawerft, Kiel Jun 1943 1 x 88 mm; 1 x 20 mm; 5 x 21" TT   17.9 749 44
U-289 Submarine Bremer Vulkan, Bremen-Vegesack May 1943 1 x 88 mm; 1 x 20 mm; 5 x 21" TT   17.9 749 44
U-290 Submarine Bremer Vulkan, Bremen-Vegesack Jun 1943 1 x 88 mm; 1 x 20 mm; 5 x 21" TT   17.9 749 44
U-315 Submarine Flender-Werke, Lubeck May 1943 1 x 88 mm; 1 x 20 mm; 5 x 21" TT   17.9 749 44
U-347 Submarine Nordseewerke, Emden May 1943 1 x 88 mm; 1 x 20 mm; 5 x 21" TT   17.9 749 44
U-366 Submarine Flensburger Schiffsbau, Flensburg Apr 1943 1 x 88 mm; 1 x 20 mm; 5 x 21" TT   17.9 749 44
U-393 Submarine Howaldtswerke, Kiel May 1943 1 x 88 mm; 1 x 20 mm; 5 x 21" TT   17.9 749 44
U-475 Submarine Deutsche Werke AG, Kiel Mar 1943 1 x 88 mm; 1 x 20 mm; 5 x 21" TT   17.9 749 44
U-476 Submarine Deutsche Werke AG, Kiel Jun 1943 1 x 88 mm; 1 x 20 mm; 5 x 21" TT   17.9 749 44
U-549 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-550 Submarine Deutsche Werft AG, Hamburg May 1943 1 x 105 mm; 1 x 37 mm; 1 x 20 mm; 6 x 21" TT   18.2 1126 49
U-675 Submarine Howaldtswerke, Hamburg May 1943 1 x 88 mm; 1 x 20 mm; 5 x 21" TT   17.9 749 44
U-719 Submarine HC Stulcken, Hamburg Apr 1943 1 x 88 mm; 1 x 20 mm; 5 x 21" TT   17.9 749 44
U-766 Submarine Kriegemarine Werft, Wilhelmshaven May 1943 1 x 88 mm; 1 x 20 mm; 5 x 21" TT   17.9 749 44
U-854 Submarine Deschimag AG 'Weser', Bremen Apr 1943 1 x 105 mm; 1 x 37 mm; 1 x 20 mm; 6 x 21" TT   18.2 1126 49
U-859 Submarine Deschimag AG 'Weser', Bremen Mar 1943 1 x 105 mm; 1 x 37 mm; 1 x 20 mm; 6 x 21" TT   19.2 1590 57
U-986 Submarine Blohm & Voss, Hamburg May 1943 1 x 88 mm; 1 x 20 mm; 5 x 21" TT   17.9 749 44
U-987 Submarine Blohm & Voss, Hamburg Jun 1943 1 x 88 mm; 1 x 20 mm; 5 x 21" TT   17.9 749 44
U-988 Submarine Blohm & Voss, Hamburg Jun 1943 1 x 88 mm; 1 x 20 mm; 5 x 21" TT   17.9 749 44
U-989 Submarine Blohm & Voss, Hamburg Jun 1943 1 x 88 mm; 1 x 20 mm; 5 x 21" TT   17.9 749 44
U-990 Submarine Blohm & Voss, Hamburg Jun 1943 1 x 88 mm; 1 x 20 mm; 5 x 21" TT   17.9 749 44
U-991 Submarine Blohm & Voss, Hamburg Jun 1943 1 x 88 mm; 1 x 20 mm; 5 x 21" TT   17.9 749 44
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Nautilo Submarine Cantiere Riuniti dell' Adriatico, Monfalcone Mar 1943 1 x 100 mm; 2 x 20 mm; 6 x 21" TT 16 930 16
S 02 Submarine F Schichau, Danzig Apr 1943 1 x 88 mm; 1 x 20 mm; 5 x 21" TT   17.9 749 17.9
S 03 Submarine F Schichau, Danzig May 1943 1 x 88 mm; 1 x 20 mm; 5 x 21" TT   17.9 749 17.9
S 04 Submarine Danziger Werft, Danzig Mar 1943 1 x 88 mm; 1 x 20 mm; 5 x 21" TT   17.9 749 17.9
S 05 Submarine F Schichau, Danzig May 1943 1 x 88 mm; 1 x 20 mm; 5 x 21" TT   17.9 749 17.9
Ghibli Destroyer Escort Navalmeccanica, Naples Feb 1943 3 x 3.9"; 2 x 20 mm; 4 DC throwers; 4 x 17.7" TT 26 910 26
Impetuoso Destroyer Escort Cantieri del Tirreno, Riva Trigoso Apr 1943 2 x 4"; 8 x 20 mm; 4 DC throwers; 4 x 17.7" TT 26 910 26
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Albatros Destroyer Chantiers de la Loire, St. Nazaire Jun 1930 5 x 5.5"; 4 x 37 mm; 4 x 13.2 mm; 6 x 21.7" TT 36 2441 230

 

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Najad 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