Key WWII events - November 1944

British RAF aicraft sink Tirpitz
Chinese Nationalist forces reach Irrawaddy River, Burma
British Indian forces cross Sittang & Chindwin River, Burma
British forces launch offensive along coast of Burma
American forces capture Strasbourg
Japanese convoy routes Saigon-Miri, Miri-Manila, Singapore-Balik Papan, Surabaya-Balik Papen,
Manila-Ormoic, Manila-Davao & Hong Kong-Hainan abandoned

Attack on German battleship Tirpitz by RAF Avro Lancaster bombers

Attack on German battleship Tirpitz by RAF Avro Lancaster bombers

Axis Nov-44 Allied
thailand flag France flag german flag japan flag Total Class Total USA flag british flag 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 0 3 5 8 Battleships 31 17 8 2 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0
0 0 0 4 4 Fleet Carriers 16 11 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
0 0 0 1 1 Light Carriers 8 7 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
0 0 2 4 6 Heavy Cruisers 32 15 6 3 6 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0
0 1 3 5 8 Light Cruisers 72 30 25 6 2 1 2 2 0 2 0 0 2 0 7
8 0 47 34 81 Destroyers 631 373 148 13 50 18 10 0 4 2 2 5 5 2 14
4 0 308 28 336 Submarines 528 219 114 17 152 0 0 0 2 12 2 5 4 1 29
0 0 0 3 3 Escort Carriers 99 57 40 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0
0 2 14 94 108 Escorts 1080 412 413 34 14 170 6 2 2 1 4 9 11 0 14
3 0 2 10 12 Other 43 29 8 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 7 2 2 0 24 5 16 6
Submarines 3 9 0 4 0 24 4 5 9
Escort Carriers 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Escorts 1 2 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
Abner Read Destroyer Sunk by Japanese Kamikaze Aichi D3A 'Val' aircraft & bomb, off Leyte Island. Kamikaze was in flames when it crashed into the ship. Bomb exploded in the engine room, ship heeled over to starboard & sank stern first, 22 dead 10.47N 125.22E 01/11/1944
Growler Submarine Depth charged by Japanese warships Shigure, Chiburi & Kaibokan No.19 off Mindoro, Philippines, 80 dead, 0 survivors 08/11/1944
Albacore Submarine Mined by Japanese mine, close to shore of the NE coast of Hokkaido. Cork, bedding & food found on the surface by Japanese, 80 dead, 0 survivors 41.49N 141.11E 07/11/1944
Scamp Submarine Depth charged by Japanese warship Kaibokan No 4, 125 SSE of Yokohama. Boat was acting as life guard in support of American bombers attacking Japan, 80 dead, 0 survivors 33.38N 141.00E 11/11/1944
Mount Hood Ammunition Ship Blew up at Manus, Admiralty Island 10/11/1944
Damaged Report
Maryland Battleship Damaged by Japanese Kamikaze aircraft strike, off Leyte Gulf. Aircraft had attacked ship from a high dive hitting ship between No. 1 & No. 2 turrets, ship remained operational 19/11/1944. Damaged by another Japanese Kamikaze aircraft strike 29/11/1944. Withdrawn for repair & refit 02/12/1944
Essex Carrier Damaged by Japanese Kamikaze aircraft strike, off Luzon, in the Philippines. Aircraft hit port edge of flight deck & crashed into aircraft ready to take off, 15 dead, 44 injured 25/11/1944
Lexington Carrier Damaged by Japanese Kamikaze aircraft strike, off Luzon. Aircraft crashed into ship's island causing server structural damage & fire. Fire was brought under control in 20 minutes & she was able to continue normal operations 05/11/1944. Arrived Ulithi for repair 09/11/1944
Intrepid Carrier Damaged by 2 Japanese Kamikaze aircraft strikes, off Luzon, Philippines. Fires caused from gasoline was extinguished within 2 hours, 11 dead 25/11/1944. Withdrawn for repair 26/11/1944
Cabot Carrier Damaged by Japanese Kamikaze aircraft strikes. First Kamikaze hit & destroyed 20 mm & 40 mm gun mounts, second Kamikaze hit ship's port side showering ship in metal, 42 dead, 20 injured 25/11/1944
Wichita Cruiser Developed a heavy vibration in her No 4 engine unit, whilst operating off Leyte. On inspection she was found to have a broken propeller shaft & her propeller was trailing behind. Left for repair 18/11/1944
Reno Cruiser Damaged by torpedo from Japanese submarine I-41, E of San Bernardino Strait. Torpedo struck abaft the engine room, ship almost capsized, but flooding was brought under control & she got underway again 03/11/1944
St Louis Cruiser Damaged by 2 Japanese Kamikaze Aichi D3A 'Val' dive bomber aircraft strike, in the Surigao Strait, Philippines, first aircraft & bomb exploded on impact on her port quarter, causing fire in ship's hanger, second Kamikaze hit her port side taking away 20' of her armoured belt & caused numerous holes in the hull, 16 dead, 43 injured 27/11/1944
Aulick Destroyer Damaged by Japanese Kamikaze aircraft strike, in Leyte Gulf. Kamikaze hit starboard side of bridge with wing & then exploded just above the bow on the main deck. No. 2 gun handling room was set on fire, 32 dead, 64 injured 25/11/1944
Claxton Destroyer Damaged by Japanese Kamikaze aircraft strike, off Leyte Island. Kamikaze crashed alongside ship on her starboard side, flooding her crew accommodation areas. Despite damage she was still able to rescue the crew of American warship Abner Read, 5 dead, 23 injured 10.47N 125.22E 01/11/1944
Saufley Destroyer Damaged by Japanese Kamikaze aircraft strike, causing considerable damage to her hull, during the Battle of Leyte Gulf, 1 dead 29/11/1944
Ammen Destroyer Damaged by Japanese Yokosuka P1Y Kamikaze aircraft strike, off Leyte Gulf. Kamikaze struck the ship 15' from the bridge, removing a searchlight & 2 funnels before crashing into the sea, 5 dead, 21 injured 01/11/1944. Arrived for repair at Mare Island Navy Island 21/12/1944
Killen Destroyer Damaged by torpedo from Japanese aircraft whilst on patrol off Leyte. She was attacked by several aircraft before one launched a torpedo that hit her port side, 15 dead 01/11/1944. Arrived for repair at Hunter's Point, CA 15/01/1945
Ross Destroyer Damaged by crashing Japanese aircraft, Nakajima Ki-44 'Tojo', whilst under repair at Marquitdaquit Island, the aircraft crashed into repair ship ARD-19 moored next to Ross 23/11/1944
Balch Destroyer Damaged her propellers when she grounded on the bottom of Bizerte harbour, Tunisia 02/11/1944
Anderson Destroyer Damaged by Japanese Kamikaze Nakajima Ki-43 Hayabusa aircraft strike, off Leyte. Kamikaze crashed into the ship's port side aft, 16 dead, 24 injured 01/11/944. Departed for repair at Leyte 03/11/1944. Arrived Pearl Harbor 29/11/1944. Arrived for repair at San Francisco 09/12/1944
Halibut Submarine Damaged by depth charge attack by MAD (Magnetic Anomaly Detection) equipped Japanese aircraft & escorts, whilst on patrol in Bashi Channel. Boat was submerged when she was attacked. Her crew heard a loud buzzing sound followed by 5 explosions. She was then depth charged by escorts. Her conning tower & equipment in her control room, her forward battery compartment, forward torpedo room & main air tanks were damaged. Repeated attacks forced her to dive to over 420', well below her nominal crush depth. Boat was later able to surface & head for Tanapag Harbour, Saipan for emergency repair 14/11/1944. Arrived at Pearl Harbor & declared a constructive total loss 01/12/1944
Oberrender Destroyer Escort Damaged by explosion of ammunition ship Mount Hood, in Seeadler Harbor, Manus. She was damaged by flying debris & exploding ammunition 10/11/1944
Gustafson Destroyer Escort Damaged in collision with American warship Omaha, in the North Atlantic. Ships had come alongside to pass orders when they collided 22/11/1944
british flag Lost Report
Stratagem Submarine Depth charged by Japanese Sub chaser CH 35, NW of Singapore, in the Malacca Straits. Boat crash dived to escape, but depth charges & diving forced her bow to strike the seabed. Lights failed & boat began to flood. Crew in the forward compartment attempted to escape, 50 dead, 10 survivors captured 01.36N 102.53E 22/11/1944. Of the 10 crew captured only 3 survived Japanese captivity
Damaged Report
Duff Frigate Damaged by German mine off Ostend ship made it back to Harwich, 3 dead 30/11/1944. Not repaired
Whittaker Frigate Damaged by GNAT acoustic homing torpedo from German submarine U-483, off Lough Swilly, Ireland. Her magazine exploded, 92 dead 53.30N 07.39W 01/11/1944. Ship was towed to Belfast for inspection & declared constructive total loss
Mounsey Frigate Damaged by torpedo from German submarine U-295, of the Kola Inlet, 10 dead 02/11/1944. Ship limped to Soviet port of Polyarnoe & then onto Murmansk for temporary repair 12/1944. Arrived at Pollock Dock, Belfast for repair 23/12/1944
Wensleydale Destroyer Escort Damaged in collision with British landing ship LST-367, off Southend, in the Thames Estuary 21/11/1944. Not repaired
Hydra Minesweeper Damaged by German mine off Ostend, Belgium 10/11/1944. Ship towed to Sheerness & declared a constructive total loss
soviet flag Lost Report
Shpil Minesweeper Sunk by gunfire by German warship M 328 off Sorve Peninsula, Oesel Island, Gulf of Riga 21/11/1944
T 217 Minesweeper Torpedoed by German submarine U-679 off Paldiski 27/11/1944
canada flag Lost Report
Shawinigan Corvette Torpedoed by GNAT acoustic homing torpedo German submarine U-1228, off Mouse Island, in the Cabot Strait, Saint Lawrence. She was escorting ferry Burgeo en route from Porte aux Basques to Sydney. Torpedo hit her stern & set off her magazine, 110 dead, 0 survivors 47.34N 59.11W 25/11/1944
italy flag Lost Report
Luigi Settembrini Submarine Rammed by accident by American warship Frament, 700 miles W of Gibraltar, in the North Atlantic, 28 dead, 14 survivors 36.11N 19.45W 15/11/1944

 

Axis Losses

japan flag Lost Report
Kongo Battleship Damaged by torpedoes from American submarine Sealion, 60 miles N of Keelung, Taiwan. Ship was hit by two torpedoes on her port side, flooding her No 6 & No 8 boiler rooms, limiting her speed to 18 knots, starting a fire & she was listing to port by 15 degrees. Sealion attempts to get into position to attack her again. Whilst tracking her by radar one of Kongo's magazines detonates, illuminating the sky. The large blip on Sealion's radar disappears as the ship sinks, 1200 dead, 237 survivors 26.09N 121.23E 21/11/1944
Shinano Carrier Damaged by torpedo from American submarine Archerfish, 150 miles S of Tokyo. Ship was repairable & continued to steam at 18 knots. Flooding & incomplete condition of ship made it impossible to save her despite the efforts of her crew. She eventually capsized, 1435 needlessly died, 1080 survivors 33.07N 137.04E 29/11/1944
Kumano Cruiser Bombed & torpedoed by aircraft from American warship Ticonderoga, in Santa Cruz Harbour. She was hit by 5 torpedoes & one 500 Ib bomb, she capsized & sank in 100' of water 15.45N 119.48E 25/11/1944
Nachi Cruiser Damaged by torpedoes & bombs from aircraft from American warships Lexington & Ticonderoga, off Cavite Naval Base, in Manila Bay, hit by 5 bombs & 3 torpedoes, her engine rooms were flooded & she was disabled. Attacked again her bow was blown off by a torpedo & her aft magazine exploded, blowing off her stern. Hit by bombs & rockets the rest of the ship sank, 12 miles NE of Corregidor, 881 dead, 220 survivors 14.13N 120.44E 05/11/1944
Yasoshima Cruiser Bombed & torpedoed by aircraft from American warship of Ticonderoga of Task Force 38, in Santa Cruz Bay, Luzon, during the Battle of Leyte Gulf 15.40N 119.45E 25/11/1944
Kiso Cruiser Bombed by aircraft from American Task Force 38, W of Cavite, Manila Bay. Hit by 3 bombs, one in the bow, one near her boiler rooms & one near the aft gun mounts. Ship was disabled & her foredeck was awash before she eventually sank. 89 dead 14.35N 120.50E 13/11/1944
Wakatsuki Destroyer Damaged by bombs and torpedoed by aircraft from American warships of Task Force 38, 55 miles NE of Cebu, Ormoc Bay. Ship was disabled & set alight. Her bow was awash & listing to starboard. Fires were uncontrollable & as they spread her torpedoes exploded sinking her, 170 dead, 131 survivors 10.50N 124.35E 11/11/1944
Shimotsuki Destroyer Torpedoed by American submarine Cavalla, 220 miles ENE of Singapore, in the South China Sea. Ship was hit by one torpedo amidships that broke her back & two further torpedo hits to her bow & stern. Ship sank in two pieces 02.21N 107.20E 25/11/1944
Akebono Destroyer Damaged by bombs from aircraft from American warships of Task Force 38, at pier Cavite Navy Yard, Manila, Philippines, whilst alongside Japanese warship Akishino. Bombs set ship on fire 13/11/1944. Sank by large explosion upright in shallow water. 48 dead, 43 injured 14/11/1944
Hatsuharu Destroyer Bombed by aircraft from American warships of Task Force 38, 8 miles W of Manila, in the Philippines, near misses opened up her hull & started many fires, she sank in shallow water, 12 dead, 60 injured, 218 survivors 14.35N 120.50E 13/11/1944
Urakaze Destroyer Torpedoed by American submarine Sealion, 65 miles NNW of Keeling, Taiwan, whilst escorting fleet from Brunei to Kure. Ship blew up & sank quickly, 240 dead, 0 survivors 26.09N 121.23E 21/11/1944
Shimakaze Destroyer Bombed & torpedoed by aircraft from American warships of Task Force 38, 55 miles NE of Cebu, Ormoc Bay 10.50N 124.35E 11/11/1944
Akishimo Destroyer Damaged by bombs from aircraft from American warships of Task Force 38, at pier Cavite Navy Yard, Manila, Philippines, whilst alongside Japanese warship Akebono. Bombs set Akebono was set on fire 13/11/1944. Ship rolled over on her starboard side, when Akebono exploded, 15 dead, 25 injured, 170 survivors 14/11/1944
Hamanami Destroyer Bombed & torpedoed by aircraft from American warships of Task Force 38, 55 miles NE of Cebu, Ormoc Bay, 63 dead, 42 injured, 167 survivors 10.50N 124.35E 11/11/1944
Naganami Destroyer Bombed by aircraft from American Task Force 38. 55 miles NE of Cebu, Ormoc Bay. Explosion amidships broke ship in two & she sank quickly, 156 dead, 72 survivors 10.50N 124.35E 11/11/1944
Okinami Destroyer Damaged by bomb near misses & strafing from aircraft from American warships Lexington & Ticonderoga, off Cavite Naval Base, in Manila Bay, 28 dead 05/11/1944. Bombed by aircraft from American Task Force 38, 8 miles W of Manila, 14 dead, 19 injured 13/11/1944
I-37 Submarine Depth charged & hedgehog attack by American warships McCoy Reynolds & Conklin, 600 miles E of the Philippines, NNE of Palau. Boat's sinking was confirmed by underwater explosion, fuel oil on the surface & cork, 106 dead, 0 survivors 08.07N 134.16E 19/11/1944
I-38 Submarine Depth charged by American warship Nicholas, ENE of Palau Island. Boat had been detected on the surface, she dived to escape, but her sinking was confirmed by large underwater explosion, 110 dead, 0 survivors 08.04N 138.03E 13/11/1944
I-41 Submarine Depth charged by American warships Lawrence C Taylor & Melvin R Nawman as well as aircraft from American warship Anzio, E of Samar, Philippine Sea. Ultra signals indicated I-41 was in the area. She was found on the surface & crash dived. After 14 hours of depth charge attack she was suspected sunk, 101 dead, 0 survivors 12.44N 130.42E 18/11/1944
Shinyo Escort Carrier Torpedoed by American submarine Spadefish, 140 miles NE of Shanghai, South China Sea, ship set on fire when her unarmoured fuel tanks exploded killing most of her crew 17/11/1944
Akikaze Destroyer Escort Torpedoed by American submarine Pintado 160 miles W of Cape Bolinao, Luzon 16.48N 117.17E 03/11/1944
CD 007 Escort Torpedoed by American submarine Ray 165 miles NW of Cape Bolinao, Luzon 17.46N 117.57E 14/11/1944
CD 011 Escort Bombed by American Army aircraft attack Ormoc Bay, Leyte 10.51N 124.32E 10/11/1944
CD 038 Escort Torpedoed by American submarine Hardhead W of Manila 14.22N 119.57E 25/11/1944
Heiyo Escort Mined in Java Sea 14/11/1944
Hiyodori Torpedo Boat Torpedoed by American submarine Gunnel 140 miles ENE of Cape Tourane, Hainan Island 16.56N 110.30E 17/11/1944
Sagi Torpedo Boat Torpedoed by American submarine Gunnel WSW of Cape Bolinao, Luzon 16.09N 118.56E 08/11/1944
No. 105 Minesweeper Sunk by American PT boat 29/11/1944
W 5 Minesweeper Torpedoed by British submarine Terrapin 90 miles S of Penang, Malacca Strait 03.44N 99.50E 04/11/1944
W 18 Minesweeper Bombed by American Army aircraft off Hainan Island 16.52N 108.30E 25/11/1944
W 22 Minesweeper Mined off Ormoc Bay 11/11/1944
W 30 Minesweeper Sunk by aircraft from American warships Ormoc Bay 10.50N 124.31E 11/11/1944
W 38 Minesweeper Torpedoed by American submarine Atule 75 miles SW Taiwan 21.21N 119.45E 20/11/1944
PB 46 Patrol Boat Torpedoed by American submarine Greeling 75 miles SW off Iro Cape, Yokosuka 34.30N 138.34E 10/11/1944
PB 38 Transport Torpedoed by American submarine Atule 100 miles N of Cape EngaNo. 20.12N 121.51E 25/11/1944
T 6 Transport Sunk by aircraft from American Task Force 38 in Balanacan Harbour, Mindoro 13.32N 121.52E 25/11/1944
T 10 Transport Sunk by aircraft from American Task Force 38 in Balanacan Harbour, Mindoro 13.32N 121.52E 25/11/1944
I-365 Submarine Transport Torpedoed by American submarine Scabbardfish 75 miles ESE of Yokosuka. Boat was attacked on the surface & hit on the starboard side, in her forward battery compartment. She sank in less than a minute. Amongst the oil & debris 5 survivors were found. 4 refused rescue, only one excepted confirming the submarines name, 65 dead crew, 31 dead passengers & 1 surviving crew member captured 34.44N 141.01E 29/11/1944
Damaged Report
Isuzu Cruiser Damaged by torpedo from American submarine Hake, 55 miles W of Corregidor, her stern is severely damaged & her rudder is destroyed, after emergency repairs at sea made her way to Singapore 19/11/1944. Arrives for temporary repair at Seletar Naval Base, Singapore 23/11/1944
Kumano Cruiser Damaged by torpedoes from American submarines Guitarro, Bream, Raton & Ray, Cape Bliano, Luzon. Four American boats had fired 23 torpedoes at her, blowing off her bows & flooding her engine room. Taken in tow by Japanese merchant ship Doryo Maru 06/11/1944. Arrived for repair at Santa Cruz harbour 07/11/1944
Harukaze Destroyer Damaged by mine 04/11/1944. Damaged by air attack by American Task Force 38 carrier aircraft near Makung, Taiwan 21/01/1945
Ushio Destroyer Damaged by bomb near miss from aircraft from American warships, in Manila Bay, Philippines. Near miss damaged starboard engine disabled, ship's best speed 18 knots, 23 dead, 10 injured 13/11/1944. Arrived Singapore for temporary repair 22/11/1944 - 12/12/1944. Arrive at Yokosuka for repair, but repair not started 09/01/1945
Harukaze Destroyer Damaged by torpedo from American submarine Sailfish, in the Luzon Strait 04/11/1944
Ushio Destroyer Damaged by American aircraft in Manila Bay 14/11/1944
Hira Gunboat River Damaged by Chinese Nationalist aircraft & wrecked near Anking 26/11/1944. Constructive total loss
Hozu Gunboat River Damaged by Chinese Nationalist aircraft & wrecked near Anking 26/11/1944. Constructive total loss
german flag Lost Report
Tirpitz Battleship Bombed by British Avro Lancaster aircraft, at Sorbotn, near Tromso, Norway, 3 hits & many near-misses of 13200 Ibs Tallboy bombs, ship capsized, 971 dead, 87 survivors 12/11/1944
T 34 Destroyer Mined by British RAF laid mine off Cap Arkona, Hamburg, 62 dead 54.40N 13.29E 20/11/1944
TA 20 Destroyer Sunk by gunfire from British warships Avon Vale & Wheatland W of Pag Island, Adriatic Sea 44.34N 14.44E 01/11/1944
U-322 Submarine Damaged by depth charge attack from Norwegian Sunderland aircraft in the North Atlantic W of the Shetland Islands 24/11/1944. Sunk by hedgehog bombs attack from British warship Ascension, in the North Atlantic, 52 dead, 0 survivors 60.18N 04.52W 25/11/1944
U-1200 Submarine Depth charged by British warships Pevensey Castle, Lancaster Castle, Porchester Castle & Kenilworth Castle, in the North Atlantic, SSW of Fastnet, 53 dead, 0 survivors 50.24N 09.10W 11/11/1944
U-482 Submarine Depth charged by British warship Ascension in the North Atlantic, W of the Shetland Islands, 48 dead, 0 survivors 25/11/1944
U-537 Submarine Torpedoed by American submarine Flounder, in the Java Sea, E of Surabaya, 58 dead, 0 survivors 07.13S 115.17E 09/11/1944
U-771 Submarine Torpedoed by British submarine Venturer, in the Norwegian Sea, E of Andenes, 51 dead, 0 survivors 69.17N 16.28E 11/11/1944
U-80 Submarine Accident during diving trails, W of Pillau, 54.25N, 19.50E, 50 dead, 0 survivors 28/11/1944
U-2506 Submarine Sunk when boat dived with diesel air intake open in the Kattegat 14/11/1944. Not repaired
Uj 202 Corvette Sunk by gunfire from British warships Avon Vale & Wheatland W of Pag Island, Adriatic Sea 44.34N 14.44E 01/11/1944
Uj 208 Corvette Sunk by gunfire from British warships Avon Vale & Wheatland W of Pag Island, Adriatic Sea 44.34N 14.44E 01/11/1944
M 416 Minesweeper Sunk by gunfire from British warships Kent, Bellona, Verulam, Myngs & Zambesi and Canadian warship Algonquin SE of Egersund 58.14N 06.12E 12/11/1944
M 427 Minesweeper Sunk by gunfire from British warships Kent, Bellona, Verulam, Myngs & Zambesi and Canadian warship Algonquin SE of Egersund 58.14N 06.12E 12/11/1944
M 584 Minesweeper Mined by British RAF laid mine in the Kattegat 56.53N 10.48E 29/11/1944

 

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
Alfred A Cunningham Destroyer Bethlehem Steel, Staten Island, NY Aug 1944 6 x 5"; 12 x 40 mm; 11 x 20mm; 10 x 21" TT   36.5 2610 336
Compton Destroyer Federal  Shipbuilding, Kearny, NJ Sep 1944 6 x 5"; 12 x 40 mm; 11 x 20mm; 10 x 21" TT   36.5 2610 336
Drexler Destroyer Union Iron Works, Bath, ME Sep 1944 6 x 5"; 12 x 40 mm; 11 x 20mm; 10 x 21" TT   36.5 2610 336
Gainard Destroyer Federal  Shipbuilding, Kearny, NJ Sep 1944 6 x 5"; 12 x 40 mm; 11 x 20mm; 10 x 21" TT   36.5 2610 336
Hart Destroyer Puget Sound Navy Yard, Bremerton, WA Sep 1944 5 x 5"; 4 x 1.1"; 6 x 20mm; 10 x 21" TT   38 2325 273
Hugh W Hadley Destroyer Bethlehem Steel, San Pedro, CA Jul 1944 6 x 5"; 12 x 40 mm; 11 x 20mm; 10 x 21" TT   36.5 2610 336
Massey Destroyer Todd Co, Tacoma, WA Aug 1944 6 x 5"; 12 x 40 mm; 11 x 20mm; 10 x 21" TT   36.5 2610 336
Metcalfe Destroyer Puget Sound Navy Yard, Bremerton, WA Sep 1944 5 x 5"; 4 x 1.1"; 6 x 20mm; 10 x 21" TT   38 2325 273
Bugara Submarine Electric Boat Co, Groton, CT Jul 1944 1 x 5"; 1 x 40 mm; 1 x 20 mm; 10 x 21" TT   20.25 1525 80
Hackleback Submarine William Cramp & Sons, Philadelphia, PA May 1943 1 x 5"; 1 x 40 mm; 2 x 0.5"; 10 x 21" TT   20.25 1525 80
Lamprey Submarine Manitowoc Shipbuilding, Manatowoc, WI Jun 1944 1 x 5"; 1 x 40 mm; 1 x 20 mm; 10 x 21" TT   20.25 1525 80
Lionfish Submarine William Cramp & Sons, Philadelphia, PA Nov 1943 1 x 5"; 1 x 40 mm; 2 x 0.5"; 10 x 21" TT   20.25 1525 80
Tirante Submarine Portsmouth Navy Yard, Portsmouth, NH Aug 1944 1 x 5"; 1 x 40 mm; 1 x 20 mm; 10 x 21" TT   20.25 1570 80
Trutta Submarine Portsmouth Navy Yard, Portsmouth, NH Aug 1944 1 x 5"; 1 x 40 mm; 1 x 20 mm; 10 x 21" TT   20.25 1570 80
Commencement Bay Escort Carrier Todd Co, Tacoma, WA May 1944 2 x 5"; 36 x 40 mm; 20 x 20 mm; 33 aircraft   19 10330 1066
Albert T Harris Destroyer Escort Federal  Shipbuilding, Kearny, NJ Apr 1944 2 x 5"; 4 x 40 mm; 10 x 20 mm; 1 Hedgehog; 3 x 21" TT 23 1430 156
Charles E Brannon Destroyer Escort Federal  Shipbuilding, Kearny, NJ Apr 1944 2 x 5"; 4 x 40 mm; 10 x 20 mm; 1 Hedgehog; 3 x 21" TT 23 1430 156
Presley Destroyer Escort Consolidated Steel, Orange, TX Aug 1944 2 x 5"; 4 x 40 mm; 10 x 20 mm; 1 Hedgehog; 3 x 21" TT 23 1430 156
Williams Destroyer Escort Consolidated Steel, Orange, TX Aug 1944 2 x 5"; 4 x 40 mm; 10 x 20 mm; 1 Hedgehog; 3 x 21" TT 23 1430 156
Bangor Frigate American Shipbuilding, Lorain, OH Nov 1943 3 x 3"; 4 x 40 mm ; 9 x 20 mm; 1 Hedgehog; DC   20 1509 190
Gladwyne Frigate Globe Shipbuilding Co, Superior, WI Jan 1944 3 x 3"; 4 x 40 mm ; 9 x 20 mm; 1 Hedgehog; DC   20 1509 190
Hingham Frigate Walter Butler Shipbuilding Co, Superior, WI Aug 1943 3 x 3"; 4 x 40 mm ; 9 x 20 mm; 1 Hedgehog; DC   20 1509 190
Key West Frigate American Shipbuilding, Lorain, OH Dec 1943 3 x 3"; 4 x 40 mm ; 9 x 20 mm; 1 Hedgehog; DC   20 1509 190
New Bedford Frigate Leatham D Smith Shipbuilding, Superior, WI Dec 1943 3 x 3"; 4 x 40 mm ; 9 x 20 mm; 1 Hedgehog; DC   20 1509 190
Orlando Frigate American Shipbuilding, Lorain, OH Dec 1943 3 x 3"; 4 x 40 mm ; 9 x 20 mm; 1 Hedgehog; DC   20 1509 190
Kinser Amphibious Landing Ship Charleston Navy Yard, Charleston, SC Dec 1943 1 x 5"; 6 x 40 mm; 6 x 20 mm; DC 2; 4 LCVP; 162 troops 23.6 1432 203
Raymond W Herndon Amphibious Landing Ship Bethlehem Steel, Staten Island, NY Jul 1944 1 x 5"; 6 x 40 mm; 6 x 20 mm; DC 2; 4 LCVP; 162 troops 23.6 1430 156
Emmons Minesweeper Union Iron Works, Bath, ME Aug 1941 4 x 5"; 4 x 40 mm; 7 x 20 mm; 5 x 21" TT   35 1839 208
Forrest Minesweeper Boston Navy Yard, Boston, MA Jun 1941 4 x 5"; 4 x 40 mm; 7 x 20 mm; 5 x 21" TT   35 1839 208
Macomb Minesweeper Union Iron Works, Bath, ME Sep 1941 4 x 5"; 4 x 40 mm; 7 x 20 mm; 5 x 21" TT   35 1839 208
Barr Transport Bethlehem Steel, Hingham, MA Dec 1943 1 x 5"; 6 x 40 mm; 6 x 20 mm; 2 x DC racks; 4 x LCVP; 162 troops 23 1432 186
Blessman Transport Bethlehem Steel, Hingham, MA Jun 1943 1 x 5"; 6 x 40 mm; 6 x 20 mm; 2 x DC racks; 4 x LCVP; 162 troops 23 1432 186
Hopping Transport Norfolk Navy Yard, Norfolk, VA 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
Joseph E Campbell Transport Bethlehem Steel, Hingham, MA Jun 1943 1 x 5"; 6 x 40 mm; 6 x 20 mm; 2 x DC racks; 4 x LCVP; 162 troops 23 1432 186
Laning Transport Norfolk Navy Yard, Norfolk, VA Jul 1943 1 x 5"; 6 x 40 mm; 6 x 20 mm; 2 x DC racks; 4 x LCVP; 162 troops 23 1432 186
Newman Transport Charleston Navy Yard, Charleston, SC Aug 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
Carron Destroyer Scotts' Shipbuilding, Greenock Mar 1944 4 x 4.5"; 2 x 40 mm ; 8 x 21" TT 36.75 2575 186
Cavalier Destroyer John Samual White & Co, Cowes Apr 1944 4 x 4.5"; 2 x 40 mm ; 8 x 21" TT 36.75 2575 186
Sidon Submarine Cammell Laird, Birkenhead Sep 1944 1 x 4"; 6 x 21" TT 14.75 814 48
Volatile Submarine Vickers & Armstrong Ltd, Newcastle Jun 1944 1 x 3"; 4 x 21" TT 11.25 662 37
Alnwick Castle Corvette George Brown & Co, Greenock May 1944 1 x 4"; 1 squd; 15 DC 16.5 1590 120
Amberley Castle Corvette S. P. Austin & Sons Ltd, Sunderland Nov 1943 1 x 4"; 1 squd; 15 DC 16.5 1590 120
Loch Eck Frigate Smith's Dock Co, Ltd, South Bank-on-Tees Apr 1944 1 x 4"; 4 x 2 pdr; 2 squd; 15 DC 19.5 2260 114
Loch Fyne Frigate Burntisland Shipbuilding Co, Burntisland May 1944 1 x 4"; 4 x 2 pdr; 2 squd; 15 DC 19.5 2260 114
Loch Lomond Frigate Caledon Shipbuilding & Engineering Co, Ltd, Dundee Jun 1944 1 x 4"; 4 x 2 pdr; 2 squd; 15 DC 19.5 2260 114
Hare Minesweeper Lobnitz & Co, Ltd, Renfrew Jun 1944 1 x 4"; 4 x 40 mm ; 40 DC 16.5 1265 138
Lysander Minesweeper Port Arthur Shipbuilding, Port Arthur, ON Nov 1943 1 x 4"; 90 DC 16.5 1265 138
Maenad Minesweeper Redfern Construction Co, Toronto, ON Jun 1944 1 x 4"; 90 DC 16.5 1265 138
Wave Minesweeper Lobnitz & Co, Ltd, Renfrew Aug 1944 1 x 4"; 4 x 40 mm ; 90 DC 16.5 1265 138
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Fergus Corvette Collingwood Shipbuilding, Collingwood, ON Aug 1944 1 x 4"; 1 x 40 mm pp; 4 x 20 mm; 40 DC; 2 Hedgehogs   16.5 1015 109
Smiths Falls Corvette Kingston Shipbuilding Company, Kingston, ON Aug 1944 1 x 4"; 40 DC 16.5 900 109
Strathroy Corvette Midland Shipbuilding Co, Midland, ON Jun 1944 1 x 4"; 40 DC 16.5 900 109
Thorlock Corvette Midland Shipbuilding Co, Midland, ON May 1944 1 x 4"; 40 DC 16.5 900 109
Buckingham Frigate GT Davie Shipbuilding & Repairing, Lauzon, QC Apr 1944 2 x 4"; 1 x 3"; 8 x 20 mm; 150 mines 20 1460 140
Coaticook Frigate GT Davie Shipbuilding & Repairing, Lauzon, QC Nov 1943 2 x 4"; 1 x 3"; 8 x 20 mm; 150 mines 20 1460 140
Inch Arron Frigate GT Davie Shipbuilding & Repairing, Lauzon, QC Jun 1944 2 x 4"; 1 x 3"; 8 x 20 mm; 150 mines 20 1460 140
Sussexvale Frigate GT Davie Shipbuilding & Repairing, Lauzon, QC Jul 1944 2 x 4"; 1 x 3"; 8 x 20 mm; 150 mines 20 1460 140
Victoriaville Frigate GT Davie Shipbuilding & Repairing, Lauzon, QC Jun 1944 2 x 4"; 1 x 3"; 8 x 20 mm; 150 mines 20 1460 140
New Liskeard Minesweeper Port Arthur Shipbuilding Co, Port Arthur, ON Jan 1944 1 x 4"; 4 x 40 mm; 40 DC 16.5 980 138

 

Axis Commissioned

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Shinano Carrier Yokosuka Naval Dockyard Oct 1944 16 x 5"; 145 x 25 mm; 12 x 28 Rocket launchers; 47 Aircraft 8.1"-3.1" 27 62000 2400
Sakawa Light Cruiser Sasebo Naval Dockyard Apr 1944 6 x 6"; 4 x 3"; 32 x 25 mm; 8 x 24" TT; 16 DC; 2 Aircraft 2.2"-1" 35 7590 730
Ro-56 Submarine Mitsui Tamano Shipyard, Tamano 1 x 3.1"; 2 x 25 mm; 4 x 21" TT 19.7 960 54
Ha-101 Submarine Kawasaki Dockyard Co, Ltd, Tanagawa Aug 1944 1 x 25 mm AA; 600 tons cargo 10 370 21
Nara Destroyer Escort Fujinagata Shipyard, Osaka Oct 1944 3 x 5"; 24 x 25 mm; 4 x 24" TT; 60 DC   27.8 1262 150
Sakura Destroyer Escort Yokosuka Naval Dockyard Sep 1944 3 x 5"; 24 x 25 mm; 4 x 24" TT; 60 DC   27.8 1262 150
Tsubaki Destroyer Escort Maizuru Naval Dockyard Sep 1944 3 x 5"; 24 x 25 mm; 4 x 24" TT; 60 DC   27.8 1262 150
CD 035 Escort Asano Shipbuilding Co, Tsurumi, Yokohama 2 x 4.7"; 6 x 25 mm; 120 DC 16.5 745 136
CD 037 Escort Nihonkai Dock Co, Toyama 2 x 4.7"; 6 x 25 mm; 120 DC 16.5 745 136
CD 039 Escort Asano Shipbuilding Co, Tsurumi, Yokohama 2 x 4.7"; 6 x 25 mm; 120 DC 16.5 745 136
CD 041 Escort Asano Shipbuilding Co, Tsurumi, Yokohama 2 x 4.7"; 6 x 25 mm; 120 DC 16.5 745 136
CD 047 Escort Asano Shipbuilding Co, Tsurumi, Yokohama 2 x 4.7"; 6 x 25 mm; 120 DC 16.5 745 136
CD 049 Escort Asano Shipbuilding Co, Tsurumi, Yokohama 2 x 4.7"; 6 x 25 mm; 120 DC 16.5 745 136
CD 061 Escort Maizuru Naval Dockyard 2 x 4.7"; 6 x 25 mm; 120 DC 16.5 745 136
CD 207 Escort Naniwa Dock Co, Osaka 2 x 4.7"; 6 x 25 mm; 120 DC 16.5 745 136
CD 034 Escort Ishikawajima Harina Heavy Industries, Tokyo 2 x 4.7"; 6 x 25 mm; 120 DC 17.5 740 160
CD 038 Escort Kawasaki Dockyard Co, Ltd, Kobe 2 x 4.7"; 6 x 25 mm; 120 DC 17.5 740 160
CD 130 Escort Harima Co, Harima 2 x 4.7"; 6 x 25 mm; 120 DC 17.5 740 160
CD 134 Escort Harima Co, Harima 2 x 4.7"; 6 x 25 mm; 120 DC 17.5 740 160
CD 144 Escort Harima Co, Harima 2 x 4.7"; 6 x 25 mm; 120 DC 17.5 740 160
I-372 Submarine Transport Yokosuka Naval Dockyard 1 x 5.5"; 2 x 25 mm; 1 x Landing Craft; 82 tons cargo 13 1440 60
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U-1108 Submarine Nordseewerke, Emden Sep 1944 1 x 88 mm; 1 x 20 mm; 5 x 21" TT   17.6 747 44
U-1307 Submarine Flensburger Schiffsbau, Flensburg Sep 1944 1 x 88 mm; 1 x 20 mm; 5 x 21" TT   17.6 747 44
U-2332 Submarine Krupp Germaniawerft, Kiel Oct 1944 2 x 21" TT 15 230 14
U-2339 Submarine Deutsche Werft AG, Hamburg Sep 1944 2 x 21" TT 15 230 14
U-2342 Submarine Deutsche Werft AG, Hamburg Oct 1944 2 x 21" TT 15 230 14
U-2343 Submarine Deutsche Werft AG, Hamburg Oct 1944 2 x 21" TT 15 230 14
U-2344 Submarine Deutsche Werft AG, Hamburg Oct 1944 2 x 21" TT 15 230 14
U-2345 Submarine Deutsche Werft AG, Hamburg Oct 1944 2 x 21" TT 15 230 14
U-2346 Submarine Deutsche Werft AG, Hamburg Oct 1944 2 x 21" TT 15 230 14
U-2505 Submarine Blohm & Voss, Hamburg Jul 1944 4 x 30 mm; 6 x 21" TT; 12 Mines 15.5 1595 53
U-2518 Submarine Blohm & Voss, Hamburg Oct 1944 4 x 30 mm; 6 x 21" TT; 12 Mines 15.5 1595 53
U-2519 Submarine Blohm & Voss, Hamburg Oct 1944 4 x 30 mm; 6 x 21" TT; 12 Mines 15.5 1595 53
U-2521 Submarine Blohm & Voss, Hamburg Oct 1944 4 x 30 mm; 6 x 21" TT; 12 Mines 15.5 1595 53
U-2522 Submarine Blohm & Voss, Hamburg Oct 1944 4 x 30 mm; 6 x 21" TT; 12 Mines 15.5 1595 53
U-3009 Submarine Deschimag AG 'Weser', Bremen Sep 1944 4 x 30 mm; 6 x 21" TT; 12 Mines 15.5 1595 53
U-3010 Submarine Deschimag AG 'Weser', Bremen Oct 1944 4 x 30 mm; 6 x 21" TT; 12 Mines 15.5 1595 53
U-3013 Submarine Deschimag AG 'Weser', Bremen Oct 1944 4 x 30 mm; 6 x 21" TT; 12 Mines 15.5 1595 53
U-3508 Submarine F. Schichau, Danzig Sep 1944 4 x 30 mm; 6 x 21" TT; 12 Mines 15.5 1595 53
U-3510 Submarine F. Schichau, Danzig Oct 1944 4 x 30 mm; 6 x 21" TT; 12 Mines 15.5 1595 53
U-3511 Submarine F. Schichau, Danzig Oct 1944 4 x 30 mm; 6 x 21" TT; 12 Mines 15.5 1595 53
U-3512 Submarine F. Schichau, Danzig Oct 1944 4 x 30 mm; 6 x 21" TT; 12 Mines 15.5 1595 53

 

Neutral Commissioned

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Strathroy Corvette Midland Shipbuilding Co, Midland, Ontario Nov 1944 1 x 4"; 40 DC 20 900 140