Key WWII events - July 1944

Failed bomb plot against Adolf Hitler at Rastenberg
Soviet forces recapture Minsk & Brest-Litovsk
American forces capture Leghorn & Pisa
British forces capture Caen
American forces capture St Lo
American forces land on Guam & Tinian

Polish cruiser Dragon

Polish cruiser Dragon

Axis Jul-44 Allied
thailand flag France flag Romania 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 italy flag
0 1 0 3 8 11 Battleships 31 15 10 2 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0
0 0 0 0 1 1 Fleet Carriers 15 10 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
0 0 0 0 3 3 Light Carriers 10 8 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
0 0 0 2 12 14 Heavy Cruisers 35 16 7 3 6 0 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0
0 1 0 4 11 15 Light Cruisers 78 30 31 6 2 0 2 2 1 2 0 0 2 0 7
8 0 6 58 54 118 Destroyers 600 352 138 14 44 20 10 0 4 2 2 3 9 2 14
4 0 2 335 37 374 Submarines 519 204 113 18 158 0 0 0 2 13 1 5 4 1 29
0 0 0 0 6 6 Escort Carriers 98 55 40 0 0 1 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0
0 3 3 17 72 92 Escorts 974 348 411 31 12 141 5 1 2 2 5 10 6 0 14
3 0 0 2 3 5 Other 35 22 7 2 0 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 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 24 5 16 6
Submarines 3 9 0 4 0 27 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 0 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
Robalo Submarine Mined by Japanese mine, off Palawan Island, Philippines. Mine exploded near her aft battery room, 56 dead, 4 survivors captured 08.25N 117.53E 26/07/1944. The 4 survivors managed to make it ashore & they made their way through the jungle before being captured by Japanese Military Police & accused of guerrilla activities. They were then taken on board Japanese warships Akakaze or Yunagi, which were both sank 15/08/1944
S 28 Submarine Lost during torpedo exercise off Pearl Harbor 8400 feet down, 0 survivors 04/07/1944
Swerve Minesweeper Mined by German mine off Anzio. 41.31N 12.28E 08/07/1944
Damaged Report
Colorado Battleship Damaged by gunfire from Japanese shore batteries, at Tinian Island, in the Pacific Ocean, during the Battle of Tinian. Ship was providing gunfire support to landings forces, when she was hit by 22 shells, ship remained operational 24/07/1944. Withdrawn for repair 03/08/1944
Baatan Cruiser Withdrawn for repair when forward deck elevator failed completely 12/07/1944. Arrived for refit & repair Hunters Point 30/07/1944
St Louis Cruiser Damaged her starboard propeller shaft, loseing propeller & 40' of shaft limiting her speed to 20 knots, she remained operational 15/07/1944. Withdrawn from Marinas for repaired 29/07/1944
Barton Destroyer Damaged by gunfire from German shore battery, whilst providing fire support to American forces at Cherbourg. She was hit by a 9.6" shell that had skipped off the water surface & rpenetrated through her port quarter before lodging in her aft diesel generator room. The shell failed to detonate & the crew jettisoned it overboard 25/06/1944. Ship remained operational. Arrived for repair Boston MA 09/07/1944
Norman Scott Destroyer Damaged by gunfire from Japanese shore batteries, at Tinian Island, in the Pacific Ocean, during the Battle of Tinian. Ship was drawing gunfire from American warship Colorado, when she was hit 6 times, 23 dead, 57 injured 24/07/1944. Departed Saipan after temporary repair for USA 28/07/1944
british flag Lost Report
Isis Destroyer Mined by German mine whilst on patrol off Seine Bay, Normandy, during Operation Overlord. Ship sank quickly 15 dead 20/07/1944
Cato Minesweeper Torpedoed by German Neger human torpedo, off Sword Beach, Normandy, during Operation Overlord 49.25N 00.17W 06/07/1944
Magic Minesweeper Torpedoed by German Neger human torpedo, off Sword Beach, Normandy, during Operation Overlord 49.25N 00.15W 06/07/1944
Pylades Minesweeper Torpedoed by German Negar human torpedo, off Sword Beach, Normandy, during Operation Overlord, 11 dead 49.26N 00.15W 08/07/1944
Damaged Report
Glasgow Cruiser Damaged by gunfire from German shore battery off the coast of Normandy, NW of Cherbourg, whilst providing fire support to American Army. She was hit twice damaging aircraft hanger & cutting cables 25/08/1944. Ship remained operation. Withdrawn for refit & repair by River Tyne shipyard 03/07/1944
Eskimo Destroyer Damaged in collision with British warship Javelin, off Ushant, in the Bay of Biscay. Ship suffered serious structural damage & disabled engines. Ship towed back to Plymouth by Canadian warship Huron 07/07/1944. Arrived temporary repair Devonport Dockyard 12/07/1944. Depart for Liverpool for repair 13/07/1944. Arrived for repair Cammell Laird, Birkenhead 14/07/1944
Javelin Destroyer Damaged in collision with British warship Eskimo, off Ushant, in the Bay of Biscay. Ship suffered major structural damage & disabled her rudder. 3 dead, 1 injured 07/07/1944. Ship steering by main engines arrived at Plymouth for temporary repair Devonport Dockyard 10/07/1944. Depart for Belfast for repair 20/07/1944. Arrived for repair Harland & Wolff, Belfast 27/07/1944
Cam Frigate Damaged by explosion of her own depth charges, 22 miles off St. Catherine's Point, in the English Channel. Her stern was badly damaged 18/07/1944. Constructive total loss
Trollope Frigate Damaged by torpedoes from German E-Boats, W of Cape d'Antifer, off Normandy, during Operation Overlord. Ship towed to Arromanches Harbour & beached 06/07/1944. Constructive total loss
Goathland Destroyer Escort Damaged by German mine, 17 miles NNE of Courseuiles, in the Seine Bay, Normandy, during Operation Overlord. Mine caused serious flooding & structural damage. Her turbines & generators are damaged and her propeller shafts are bent 24/07/1944. Towed to the UK 25/07/1944. Constructive total loss
Chamois Minesweeper Damaged by German mine, in the Seine Bay, off Normandy, during Operation Overlord 21/07/1944. Constructive total loss
free France flag Lost Report
Perle Submarine Bombed in error by British aircraft, in the Mid North Atlantic 55.27N 33.50W 08/07/1944
soviet flag Lost Report
V 01 Submarine Bombed in error by British Liberator aircraft on route to Russia, all crew & British Liaison officer lost  27/07/1944
T 218 Minesweeper Torpedoed by German E-Boat off Nerva, Gulf of Finland 16/07/1944
poland flag Lost Report
Dragon Cruiser Damaged by torpedo from German Negar human torpedo, off Sword Beach, Normandy, during Operation Overlord. Mine exploded on her port side between her funnels, ship's magazine exploded, 37 dead 07/07/1944. Towed by tugs off Arromanches & is used as an AA battery ship with many of her crew evacuated 09/07/1944. Ship was repairable but decided to scuttled as blockship Normandy Mulberry Harbour 20/06/1944

 

Axis Losses

japan flag Lost Report
Oi Cruiser Torpedoed by American submarine Flasher, 570 miles S of Hong Kong, in the South China Sea. Ship was hit in the aft engine room which flooded, she eventually sank stern first, 153 dead, 368 survivors 13.12N 114.52E 19/07/1944
Usugumo Destroyer Torpedoed by American submarine Skate, 330 miles WSW of Paramushiro, Kurle Islands, Okhotsk Sea. Ship was hit by two torpedoes which broke her back. She quickly listed to port & sank in 6 minutes, 267 dead, 49 survivors 47.43N 147.55E 07/07/1944
Tamanami Destroyer Torpedoed by American submarine Mingo, 150 miles WSW of Manila. Ship blew up & sank, 0 survivors 13.55N 118.30E 07/07/1944
I-10 Submarine Depth charged by American warships David W Taylor & Riddle, 65 miles ENE of Saipan, in the Pacific Ocean. Boat was detected by sonar & attacked with depth charges and hedgehog bomb. An underwater explosion followed by oil & debris on the surface confirmed her sinking, 0 survivors 15.26N 147.48E 04/07/1944
I-29 Submarine Torpedoed by American submarine Sawfish, western entrance to the Balintang Channel, Luzon Strait. Boat was torpedoed on the surface. She was hit by 3 torpedoes & sank quickly. 3 lookouts were blown overboard but only one survived 105 dead, 1 survivors 20.10N 121.55E 26/07/1944. Lost with the boat that had travelled from German occupied France were 20 enigma machines, the engine parts for the German V-1 doodlebug flying bomb, torpedo boats, the Me-163 Komet rocket interceptor & Me-262 jet fighter, plus plans for acoustic mines, the Henschel Hs 293A radio-controlled rocket powered glide bomb, German radar equipment & bauxite. Blueprints also carried by the boat were flown on ahead from Singapore to Tokyo & were used by the Japanese to build the Nakajima Kikka & Mitsubishi J8MI Shusui aircraft
I-55 Submarine Depth charged by American warship Miller, off Tinian Island, in the Pacific Ocean. Underwater explosion followed by oil & debris on the surface confirmed her loss, 112 dead, 0 survivors 15.18N 144.26E 14/07/1944
I-5 Submarine Depth charged & hedgehog bombs from American warship Wyman, 360 miles E of Guam, in the Pacific Ocean. Boat had been detected on the surface & crash dived as Wyman approached. Loss not confirmed until later, 130 dead, 0 survivors 13.01N 151.58E 19/07/1944
I-6 Submarine Missing in action in Saipan area, 104 dead, 0 survivors 01/07/1944
I-166 Submarine Torpedoed by British submarine Telemachus, 7 miles off One Fathom Bank, Straits of Malacca. Boat detected on the surface & hit by 1 torpedo in the stern. Boat sinks quickly whilst her crew on deck are blown into the water, 88 dead, 10 survivors 10.00N 103.45E 17/07/1944
Ro-48 Submarine Lost cause unknown E of Saipan, in the Pacific Ocean. 76 dead, 0 survivors 13.01N 151.58E 19/07/1944
Hokaze Destroyer Escort Torpedoed by American submarine Paddle, 105 miles NNE of Menado, Celebes Sea 03.24N 125.28E 06/07/1944
Sarushima Minelayer Sunk by aircraft from American warships of Task Force 58 off Anijima, Bonnins 27.10N 142.10E 04/07/1944
Sokuten Minelayer Sunk by aircraft from American warships at Malakal, Palau Island 07.20N 134.27E 25/07/1944
W 25 Minelayer Sunk by aircraft from American warships of Task Force 58 off Anijima, Bonnins 28.35N 141.04E 04/07/1944
T 1 Transport Sunk by aircraft by American warships of Palau Islands 07.30N 134.30E 27/08/1944
german flag Lost Report
U-1164 Submarine Bombed by British forces Kiel 24/07/1944
U-1222 Submarine Depth charged by British Sunderland aircraft, in the Bay of Biscay, SW of Lorient, 56 dead, 0 survivors 46.31N 05.29W 11/07/1944
U-154 Submarine Depth charged by American warships Inch & Frost in the North Atlantic, NW of Madeira, 58 dead, 0 survivors 34.00N 19.30W 03/07/1944
U-212 Submarine Depth charged by British warships Curzon & Ekins, in English Channel, S of Brighton, 49 dead, 0 survivors 50.27.6N 00.13W 21/07/1944
U-214 Submarine Depth charged by British warship Cooke in the English Channel NW of Guernsey, 48 dead, 0 survivors 49.58N 03.30W 26/07/1944
U-2323 Submarine Mined by British mine, W of Moltenort, 2 dead, 12 survivors 26/07/1944
U-233 Submarine Damaged by depth charge attack from American warship Baker & Thomas, boat forced to the surface an hit by gunfire before being rammed by Thomas, SE of Halifax, 32 dead, 30 survivors captured 42.16N 59.49W 05/07/1944
U-239 Submarine Bombed by British aircraft at the Deutsche Werft, Kiel 1 dead 24/07/1944
U-243 Submarine Depth charged by Australian Sunderland aircraft in the Bay of Biscay 150 miles WNW of the Lorient 11 dead, 38 survivors captured 47.06N 06.40W 08/07/1944
U-250 Submarine Depth charged by the Soviet submarine chaser MO-103, in the Baltic Sea, Gulf of Finland, 46 dead, 6 survived captured, 60.28N 28.25E 30/07/1944. Soviets raised U-boat recovering an Enigma machine & German acoustic torpedo 25/09/1944. British technical team wanted to examine boat, but was refused by the Soviets
U-319 Submarine Depth charged by British B-24 Liberator aircraft in the North Sea, WSW of the Lindesnes, Norway, 51 dead, 0 survivors 57.40N 05.00E 15/07/1944
U-333 Submarine Depth charged & Squid bomb attack from British warship Loch Killin & Starling in the North Atlantic, W of the Scilly Isles, 45 dead, 0 survivors 49.39N 07.28W 31/07/1944
U-347 Submarine Depth charged by British Liberator aircraft W of Narvik, Norway 49 dead 0 survivors 68.36N 08.33E 17/07/1944
U-361 Submarine Depth charged by British Catalina aircraft W of the Lofoten Islands, 52 dead, 0 survivors 68.35N 06.00E 17/07/1944
U-390 Submarine Depth charged by British warships Vanderer & Tavy in the Baie de la Seine, off the Normandy coast, English Channel, 48 dead, 1 survivor captured, 49.52N 00.48W 05/07/1944
U-415 Submarine Mined by a German mine, W of the torpedo-net barrier off Brest Harbour, 2 dead, 8 injured 14/07/1944
U-543 Submarine Sunk by homing torpedo & depth charges by Avenger aircraft from American warship Wake Island, in the North Atlantic, SW of the Canaries, 58 dead, 0 survivors 25.34N 21.36W 02/07/1944
U-642 Submarine Bombed by American aircraft at Toulon 05/07/1944
U-672 Submarine Damaged by depth charges from British warship Balfour in the English Channel, NW of Alderney, boat was forced to the surface, scuttled & abandoned by crew, 0 dead, 52 survivors captured 50.03N 02.30W 18/07/1944
U-678 Submarine Depth charged by Canadian warships Ottawa & Kootenay & British warship Statice, in English Channel, SSW of Brighton, 52 dead, 0 survivors 50.32N 00.23W 07/07/1944
U-742 Submarine Depth charged by British Catalina aircraft in the Arctic Ocean, NW of Lofoten Island, 52 dead, 0 survivors 68.24N 09.51E 18/07/1944
U-872 Submarine Bombed by American aircraft at Bremen, 1 dead, 3 injured 29/07/1944
Niobe Anti-Aircraft Ship Bombed by Soviet aircraft N of Kotka, Gulf of Finland 60 dead 16/07/1944
M 20 Minesweeper Bombed by Soviet aircraft Narva Bay, Gulf of Finland 20/07/1944
M 264 Minesweeper Bombed by British RAF aircraft in the estuary of the Weser, Germany 18/07/1944
M 307 Minesweeper Bombed by British RAF Beaufighter aircraft N of Spiekeroog 53.53N 07.55E 21/07/1944
M 413 Minesweeper Bombed by Soviet aircraft Narva Bay, Gulf of Finland 21/07/1944
Damaged Report
T 02 Destroyer Bombed by American aircraft at Deschimag Shipyard, Bremen 29/07/1944. Raised 27/09/1944 Not repaired
T 07 Destroyer Bombed by American aircraft at Deschimag Shipyard, Bremen 29/07/1944. Raised 25/10/1944. Not repaired
U-1166 Submarine Damaged by a torpedo explosion at Eckernforde, 28/07/1944. Not repaired
U-244 Submarine Damaged by depth charge attack & strafing from Norwegian Mosquito aircraft, off the Norwegian coast 1 dead, 8 injured 25/07/1944
U-466 Submarine Damaged by bombs from American B-24 Liberator aircraft at Toulon 05/07/1944
U-586 Submarine Damaged by bombs from American Liberator aircraft in Toulon Harbour, 43.07N 05.55E 05/07/1944. Constructive total loss
U-865 Submarine Damaged by depth charges from British Liberator aircraft near Trondheim 27/07/1944
U-966 Submarine Damaged by American aircraft in Toulon 05/07/1944
U-968 Submarine Damaged by depth charges from British Liberator aircraft in Norwegian Sea, boat shot down attacking aircraft 17/07/1944 Damaged by depth charges from British Liberator aircraft 1 dead, 6 injured, 19/07/1944

 

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
Hancock Fleet Carrier Bethlehem Steel, Quincy, MA Aug 1943 12 x 5"; 32 x 40 mm; 46 x 20 mm; 91 aircraft 4"-2.5" 32.7 27208 2682
Wilkes-Barre Light Cruiser New York Shipbuilding Co, Camden, NJ Dec 1943 12 x 6"; 12 x 5"; 28 x 40 mm; 10 x 20 mm; 4 aircraft 5"-3.5" 32.5 11931 1285
Colhoun Destroyer Seattle-Tacoma Shipbuilding Co. Seattle, WA Apr 1944 5 x 5"; 4 x 1.1"; 6 x 20mm; 10 x 21" TT   38 2325 273
Endicott Destroyer Seattle-Tacoma Shipbuilding Co. Seattle, WA Apr 1942 4 x 5"; 4 x 40 mm; 7 x 20 mm; 5 x 21" TT   35 1839 208
Gregory Destroyer Seattle-Tacoma Shipbuilding Co. Seattle, WA May 1944 5 x 5"; 4 x 1.1"; 6 x 20mm; 10 x 21" TT   38 2325 273
Harry E Hubbard Destroyer Bethlehem Steel, Staten Island, NY Mar 1944 6 x 5"; 12 x 40 mm; 11 x 20mm; 10 x 21" TT   36.5 2610 336
John W Weeks Destroyer Federal  Shipbuilding, Kearny, NJ May 1944 6 x 5"; 12 x 40 mm; 11 x 20mm; 10 x 21" TT   36.5 2610 336
Lowry Destroyer Bethlehem Steel, San Pedro, CA Feb 1944 6 x 5"; 12 x 40 mm; 11 x 20mm; 10 x 21" TT   36.5 2610 336
Mannert L Abele Destroyer Union Iron Works, Bath, ME Apr 1944 6 x 5"; 12 x 40 mm; 11 x 20mm; 10 x 21" TT   36.5 2610 336
Purdy Destroyer Union Iron Works, Bath, ME May 1944 6 x 5"; 12 x 40 mm; 11 x 20mm; 10 x 21" TT   36.5 2610 336
Blackfin Submarine Electric Boat Co, Groton, CT Mar 1944 1 x 5"; 1 x 40 mm; 1 x 20 mm; 10 x 21" TT   20.25 1525 80
Blenny Submarine Electric Boat Co, Groton, CT Apr 1944 1 x 5"; 1 x 40 mm; 1 x 20 mm; 10 x 21" TT   20.25 1525 80
Caiman Submarine Electric Boat Co, Groton, CT Mar 1944 1 x 5"; 1 x 40 mm; 1 x 20 mm; 10 x 21" TT   20.25 1525 80
Jallao Submarine Manitowoc Shipbuilding, Manatowoc, WI Mar 1944 1 x 5"; 1 x 40 mm; 1 x 20 mm; 10 x 21" TT   20.25 1525 80
Kete Submarine Manitowoc Shipbuilding, Manatowoc, WI Apr 1944 1 x 5"; 1 x 40 mm; 1 x 20 mm; 10 x 21" TT   20.25 1525 80
Sea Owl Submarine Portsmouth Navy Yard, Portsmouth, NH May 1944 1 x 5"; 1 x 40 mm; 1 x 20 mm; 10 x 21" TT   20.25 1525 80
Sea Poacher Submarine Portsmouth Navy Yard, Portsmouth, NH May 1944 1 x 5"; 1 x 40 mm; 1 x 20 mm; 10 x 21" TT   20.25 1525 80
Munda Escort Carrier Henry J. Kaiser Co, Inc, Vancouver, WA Jun 1944 1 x 5"; 8 x 40 mm; 12 x 20 mm AA; 27 aircraft   19 8188 860
Roi Escort Carrier Henry J. Kaiser Co, Inc, Vancouver, WA Jun 1944 1 x 5"; 8 x 40 mm; 12 x 20 mm AA; 27 aircraft   19 8188 860
Chester T O'Brian Destroyer Escort Brown Engineering & Shipbuilding, Houston, TX Feb 1944 2 x 5"; 4 x 40 mm; 10 x 20 mm; 1 Hedgehog; 3 x 21" TT 23 1430 156
Connolly Destroyer Escort Mare Island Navy Yard, Vallejo, CA Jan 1944 3 x 3"; 4 x 1.1"; 9 x 20 mm; 1 Hedgehog 19.5 1192 156
Douglas A Munro Destroyer Escort Brown Engineering & Shipbuilding, Houston, TX Mar 1944 2 x 5"; 4 x 40 mm; 10 x 20 mm; 1 Hedgehog; 3 x 21" TT 23 1430 156
Doyle C Barnes Destroyer Escort Consolidated Steel, Orange, TX Mar 1944 2 x 5"; 4 x 40 mm; 10 x 20 mm; 1 Hedgehog; 3 x 21" TT 23 1430 156
Dufilho Destroyer Escort Brown Engineering & Shipbuilding, Houston, TX Mar 1944 2 x 5"; 4 x 40 mm; 10 x 20 mm; 1 Hedgehog; 3 x 21" TT 23 1430 156
Ebert Destroyer Escort Tampa Shipbuilding & Engineering Co, Tampa, FL May 1944 3 x 3"; 2 x 40 mm; 10 x 20 mm; 1 Hedgehog; 3 x 21" TT   21 1253 186
Jaccard Destroyer Escort Consolidated Steel, Orange, TX Mar 1944 2 x 5"; 4 x 40 mm; 10 x 20 mm; 1 Hedgehog; 3 x 21" TT 23 1430 156
Jobb Destroyer Escort Defoe Shipbuilding, Bay City, MI May 1943 2 x 5"; 4 x 40 mm; 10 x 20 mm; 1 Hedgehog; 3 x 21" TT 23 1430 156
Kendall C Campbell Destroyer Escort Federal  Shipbuilding, Kearny, NJ Mar 1944 2 x 5"; 4 x 40 mm; 10 x 20 mm; 1 Hedgehog; 3 x 21" TT 23 1430 156
Kenneth M Willett Destroyer Escort Consolidated Steel, Orange, TX Mar 1944 2 x 5"; 4 x 40 mm; 10 x 20 mm; 1 Hedgehog; 3 x 21" TT 23 1430 156
Naifeh Destroyer Escort Consolidated Steel, Orange, TX Feb 1944 2 x 5"; 4 x 40 mm; 10 x 20 mm; 1 Hedgehog; 3 x 21" TT 23 1430 156
Neal A Scott Destroyer Escort Tampa Shipbuilding & Engineering Co, Tampa, FL Jun 1944 3 x 3"; 2 x 40 mm; 10 x 20 mm; 1 Hedgehog; 3 x 21" TT   21 1253 186
Parle Destroyer Escort Defoe Shipbuilding, Bay City, MI Jun 1943 2 x 5"; 4 x 40 mm; 10 x 20 mm; 1 Hedgehog; 3 x 21" TT 23 1430 156
Silverstein Destroyer Escort Boston Navy Yard, Boston, MA Nov 1943 2 x 5"; 4 x 40 mm; 10 x 20 mm; 1 Hedgehog; 3 x 21" TT 23 1430 156
Ulvert M Moore Destroyer Escort Federal  Shipbuilding, Kearny, NJ Mar 1944 2 x 5"; 4 x 40 mm; 10 x 20 mm; 1 Hedgehog; 3 x 21" TT 23 1430 156
Vammen Destroyer Escort Bethlehem Steel, San Francisco, CA May 1944 3 x 3"; 4 x 1.1"; 8 x 20 mm; 1 Hedgehog; 2 x 21" TT   23 1432 186
Bull Transport Defoe Shipbuilding, Bay City, MI Mar 1943 1 x 5"; 6 x 40 mm; 6 x 20 mm; 2 x DC racks; 4 x LCVP; 162 troops 23 1432 186
Kephart Transport Charleston Navy Yard, Charleston, SC Sep 1943 1 x 5"; 6 x 40 mm; 6 x 20 mm; 2 x DC racks; 4 x LCVP; 162 troops 23 1432 186
british flag Class Builder Launched Armament Armour Speed Tons Crew
Cambrian Destroyer Scotts' Shipbuilding, Greenock Dec 1943 4 x 4.5"; 2 x 40 mm Bofors; 8 x 21" TT 36.75 2575 186
Whirlwind Destroyer Hawthorn & Leslie, Hebburn-on-Tyne Aug 1943 4 x 4.7"; 2 x 40 mm Bofors; 8 x 21" TT   36.75 2545 225
Wrangler Destroyer Vickers & Armstrong Ltd, Barrow Dec 1943 4 x 4.7"; 2 x 40 mm Bofors; 8 x 21" TT   36.75 2545 225
Zambesi Destroyer Cammell Laird, Birkenhead Nov 1943 4 x 4.5"; 2 x 40 mm Bofors; 8 x 21" TT 36.75 2575 186
Zest Destroyer John I. Thornycroft, Woolston, Southampton Oct 1943 4 x 4.5"; 2 x 40 mm Bofors; 8 x 21" TT 36.75 2575 186
Selene Submarine Cammell Laird, Birkenhead Apr 1944 1 x 4"; 6 x 21" TT 14.75 814 48
Trump Submarine Vickers & Armstrong Ltd, Barrow Mar 1944 1 x 4"; 11 x 21" TT 15.25 1327 61
Varne Submarine Vickers & Armstrong Ltd, Newcastle Feb 1944 1 x 3"; 4 x 21" TT 11.25 662 37
Vitality Submarine Vickers & Armstrong Ltd, Newcastle Dec 1942 1 x 3"; 4 x 21" TT 11.25 630 33
Morpeth Castle Corvette William Pickersgill & Sons Co, Sunderland Nov 1943 1 x 4"; 1 squd; 15 DC 16.5 1590 120
Nyasaland Frigate Walsch-Kaiser, Providence, RI Oct 1943 3 x 3" 50 calibre; 4 x 40 mm; 9 x 20 mm; 1 x Hedgehog; DC 20 2238 190
Papua Frigate Walsch-Kaiser, Providence, RI Oct 1943 3 x 3" 50 calibre; 4 x 40 mm; 9 x 20 mm; 1 x Hedgehog; DC 20 2238 190
Pitcairn Frigate Walsch-Kaiser, Providence, RI Oct 1943 3 x 3" 50 calibre; 4 x 40 mm; 9 x 20 mm; 1 x Hedgehog; DC 20 2238 190
Coquette Minesweeper Redfern Construction Co, Toronto, ON Nov 1943 1 x 4"; 90 DC 16.5 1265 138
Moon Minesweeper Redfern Construction Co, Toronto, ON Sep 1943 1 x 4"; 90 DC 16.5 1265 138
Tanganyika Minesweeper Lobnitz & Co, Ltd, Renfrew Apr 1944 1 x 4"; 4 x 40 mm Bofors; 40 DC 16.5 1265 138
soviet flag Class Builder Launched Armament Armour Speed Tons Crew
Deiatelnyi Destroyer Newport News Shipbuilding, Newport, VA May 1919 4 x 4"; 2 x 0.5"; 12 x 21" TT 35 1190 146
Dostoinyi Destroyer Newport News Shipbuilding, Newport, VA Jul 1918 4 x 4"; 2 x 0.5"; 12 x 21" TT 35 1060 146
Zharki Destroyer Bethlehem Steel Co, Quincy, MA Nov 1918 4 x 4"; 2 x 0.5"; 12 x 21" TT 35 1060 146
Zhguchi Destroyer New York Shipbuilding, Camden, NJ Sep 1918 4 x 4"; 12 x 21" TT 35 1090 146
Zhivuchi Destroyer Mare Island Navy Yard, Vallejo, CA Dec 1917 4 x 4"; 2 x 0.5"; 12 x 21" TT 35 1090 146
M 114 Submarine Krasnaya Sormovo Yard, Gorki May 1941 1 x 45 mm; 4 x 21" TT 13.5 210 20
M 115 Submarine Krasnaya Sormovo Yard, Gorki May 1941 1 x 45 mm; 4 x 21" TT 13.5 210 20
M 116 Submarine Krasnaya Sormovo Yard, Gorki May 1941 1 x 45 mm; 4 x 21" TT 13.5 210 20
M 30 Submarine Marti Yard, Nikolayev, Leningrad Oct 1939 1 x 45 mm; 4 x 21" TT 13.5 210 20
canada flag Class Builder Launched Armament Armour Speed Tons Crew
Coppercliff Corvette Blyth Shipbuilding Co, Blyth Feb 1944 1 x 4"; 1 Squid; 15 DC 16.5 1060 120
Antigonish Frigate Canadian Yarrow Ltd, Esquimault, BC Feb 1944 2 x 4"; 1 x 3"; 8 x 20 mm; 150 mines 20 1460 140
Lanark Frigate Canadian Vickers Co, Montreal, QC Dec 1943 2 x 4"; 1 x 3"; 8 x 20 mm; 150 mines 20 1460 140
Levis Frigate GT Davie Shipbuilding & Repairing, Lauzon, QC Nov 1943 2 x 4"; 1 x 3"; 8 x 20 mm; 150 mines 20 1460 140
Loch Achanalt Frigate Henry Robb Shipbuilding, Leith Mar 1944 1 x 4"; 4 x 1.6"; 2 Squd; 15 DC 19.5 1435 114
Loch Morlich Frigate Swan Hunter, Wallsend-on-Tyne Jan 1944 1 x 4"; 4 x 1.6"; 2 Squd; 15 DC 19.5 1435 114
Ribble Frigate Blyth Shipbuilding Co, Blyth Nov 1943 2 x 4"; 1 x Hedgehog; 150 Mines   20 1460 140
Saint Stephen Frigate Canadian Yarrow Ltd, Esquimault, BC Jul 1943 2 x 4"; 1 x 3"; 8 x 20 mm; 150 mines 20 1460 140
Stone Town Frigate Canadian Vickers Co, Montreal, QC Mar 1944 2 x 4"; 1 x 3"; 8 x 20 mm; 150 mines 20 1460 140
Oshawa Minesweeper Port Arthur Shipbuilding Co, Port Arthur, ON Oct 1943 1 x 4"; 4 x 40 mm; 40 DC 16.5 980 138
australia flag Class Builder Launched Armament Armour Speed Tons Crew
Hawkesbury Frigate Morts Dock, Shipbuilders, Sydney, NSW Jul 1943 2 x 4"; 8 x 20 mm; 150 mines 20 1460 140
new zealand flag Class Builder Launched Armament Armour Speed Tons Crew
Arbutus Corvette George Brown & Co, Ltd, Greenock Jan 1944 1 x 4"; 40 DC 900 16.5 900 109

 

Axis Commissioned

japan flag Class Builder Launched Armament Armour Speed Tons Crew
I-47 Submarine Sasebo Naval Dockyard 1 x 5.5"; 2 x 25 mm; 8 x 21" TT 23.5 2184 101
Ro-50 Submarine Mitsui Tamano Shipyard, Tamano 1 x 3.1"; 2 x 25 mm; 4 x 21" TT 19.7 960 54
Kuwa Destroyer Escort Fujinagata Shipyard, Osaka May 1944 3 x 5"; 24 x 25 mm; 4 x 24" TT; 60 DC   27.8 1262 150
Kusagaki Escort Asano Shipbuilding Co, Tsurumi, Yokohama Jan 1944 3 x 4.7"; 6 x 25 mm; 120 DC 19.5 940 150
Shonan Escort Hitachi Kanagawa Shipyard, Sakurajima May 1944 3 x 4.7"; 6 x 25 mm; 120 DC 19.5 940 150
Ukuru Escort Asano Shipbuilding Co, Tsurumi, Yokohama May 1944 3 x 4.7"; 6 x 25 mm; 120 DC 19.5 940 150
CD 025 Escort Asano Shipbuilding Co, Tsurumi, Yokohama 2 x 4.7"; 6 x 25 mm; 120 DC 16.5 745 136
CD 030 Escort Mitsubishi Heavy Metals Industries, Nagasaki May 1944 2 x 4.7"; 6 x 25 mm; 120 DC 17.5 740 160
Ajiro Minelayer Hitachi, Innoshima 1 x 88 mm 40 calibre AA; 2 x 13.2 mm MG AA; 120 Mines 0 20 720 100
I-363 Submarine Transport Kure Naval Dockyard 1 x 5.5"; 2 x 25 mm; 1 x Landing Craft; 82 tons cargo 13 1440 60
german flag Class Builder Launched Armament Armour Speed Tons Crew
TA 18 Destroyer Odero, Sestri Ponente Oct 1921 4 x 4"; 2 x 3"; 4 x 17.7" TT; 38 Mines 32 875 118
U-327 Submarine Flender-Werke, Lubeck May 1944 1 x 88 mm; 1 x 20 mm; 5 x 21" TT   17.6 747 44
U-778 Submarine Kriegemarine Werft, Wilhelmshaven May 1944 1 x 88 mm; 1 x 20 mm; 5 x 21" TT   17.9 749 44
U-822 Submarine Oderwerke, Stettin Feb 1944 1 x 88 mm; 1 x 20 mm; 5 x 21" TT   17.9 749 44
U-928 Submarine Neptun Werft AG, Rostock Apr 1944 1 x 88 mm; 1 x 20 mm; 5 x 21" TT   17.9 749 44
U-1063 Submarine Krupp Germaniawerft, Kiel Jun 1944 1 x 88 mm; 1 x 20 mm; 5 x 21" TT   17.6 747 44
U-1064 Submarine Krupp Germaniawerft, Kiel Jun 1944 1 x 88 mm; 1 x 20 mm; 5 x 21" TT   17.6 747 44
U-1106 Submarine Nordseewerke, Emden May 1944 1 x 88 mm; 1 x 20 mm; 5 x 21" TT   17.6 747 44
U-1279 Submarine Bremer Vulkan, Bremen-Vegesack May 1944 1 x 88 mm; 1 x 20 mm; 5 x 21" TT   17.6 747 44
U-2322 Submarine Deutsche Werft AG, Hamburg Apr 1944 2 x 21" TT 15 230 14
U-2323 Submarine Deutsche Werft AG, Hamburg May 1944 2 x 21" TT 15 230 14
U-2324 Submarine Deutsche Werft AG, Hamburg Jun 1944 2 x 21" TT 15 230 14
U-2502 Submarine Blohm & Voss, Hamburg Jun 1944 4 x 30 mm; 6 x 21" TT; 12 Mines 15.5 1595 53
U-3001 Submarine Deschimag AG 'Weser', Bremen May 1944 4 x 30 mm; 6 x 21" TT; 12 Mines 15.5 1595 53
U-3501 Submarine F. Schichau, Danzig Apr 1944 4 x 30 mm; 6 x 21" TT; 12 Mines 15.5 1595 53

 

Neutral Commissioned

No neutral ships commissioned this month