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List of United States Navy and Coast Guard ships lost during World War II, from 31 October 1941 to 1 October 1945, sorted by type and name.

See also List of ships of the United States Navy.

Battleships[edit | edit source]

Name Location Date Cause
Arizona 21°21′N 157°57′W / 21.35°N 157.95°W / 21.35; -157.95, Pearl Harbor December 7, 1941 Sunk by carrier-based aircraft bombs
Oklahoma Pearl Harbor December 7, 1941 Sunk by carrier-based aircraft torpedoes, raised in 1943, sank 17 May 1947 in a storm while being towed to San Francisco for scrapping

Aircraft carriers[edit | edit source]

Name Location Date Cause
Hornet 08°38′S 166°43′E / 8.633°S 166.717°E / -8.633; 166.717, Battle of the Santa Cruz Islands October 26, 1942 Sunk by carrier-based aircraft bombs and torpedoes
Lexington 15°12′S 155°27′E / 15.2°S 155.45°E / -15.2; 155.45, Battle of the Coral Sea May 8, 1942 Sunk by carrier-based aircraft bombs and torpedoes
Princeton 15°21′N 123°31′E / 15.35°N 123.517°E / 15.35; 123.517, Battle of Leyte Gulf October 24, 1944 Sunk by land-based aircraft bomb
Wasp 12°25′S 164°08′E / 12.417°S 164.133°E / -12.417; 164.133 September 15, 1942 Torpedoed by Japanese submarine I-19
Yorktown 30°36′N 176°34′W / 30.6°N 176.567°W / 30.6; -176.567, Battle of Midway June 7, 1942 Crippled by carrier-based aircraft bombs and torpedoes, sank after being torpedoed by Japanese submarine I-168

Escort aircraft carriers[edit | edit source]

Name Location Date Cause
Bismarck Sea 24°2′21″N 141°18′49″E / 24.03917°N 141.31361°E / 24.03917; 141.31361, Battle of Iwo Jima February 21, 1945 Sunk by Kamikaze aircraft
Block Island 31°13′N 23°03′W / 31.217°N 23.05°W / 31.217; -23.05 May 29, 1944 Torpedoed by German submarine U-549
Gambier Bay 11°31′N 126°12′E / 11.517°N 126.2°E / 11.517; 126.2, Battle off Samar October 25, 1944 Sunk by Japanese naval gunfire
Liscome Bay 02°54′N 172°30′E / 2.9°N 172.5°E / 2.9; 172.5 November 24, 1943 Torpedoed by Japanese Kaidai class submarine I-175
Ommaney Bay 11°25′N 121°19′E / 11.417°N 121.317°E / 11.417; 121.317 January 4, 1945 Sunk by Kamikaze aircraft
St. Lo 11°13′N 126°05′E / 11.217°N 126.083°E / 11.217; 126.083, Battle off Samar October 25, 1944 Sunk by Kamikaze aircraft

Heavy cruisers[edit | edit source]

Name Location Date Cause
Astoria Off Savo Island, Solomons, Battle of Savo Island August 9, 1942 Sunk by naval gunfire
Chicago 11°25′S 160°56′E / 11.417°S 160.933°E / -11.417; 160.933, Battle of Rennell Island January 30, 1943 Sunk by land-based aircraft torpedoes
Houston 05°50′S 105°55′E / 5.833°S 105.917°E / -5.833; 105.917, Battle of Sunda Strait March 1, 1942 Sunk by naval gunfire and torpedoes
Indianapolis 12°02′N 134°48′E / 12.033°N 134.8°E / 12.033; 134.8 July 29, 1945 Torpedoed by Japanese submarine I-58
Northampton 09°12′S 159°50′E / 9.2°S 159.833°E / -9.2; 159.833, Battle of Tassafaronga November 30, 1942 Sunk by naval torpedoes
Quincy Off Savo Island, Solomons, Battle of Savo Island August 9, 1942 Sunk by naval gunfire and torpedoes
Vincennes 9°7′17″S 159°52′48″E / 9.12139°S 159.88°E / -9.12139; 159.88, Battle of Savo Island August 9, 1942 Sunk by naval gunfire and torpedoes

Light cruisers[edit | edit source]

Name Location Date Cause
Atlanta Off Lunga Point, Guadalcanal, Battle of Guadalcanal November 13, 1942 Sunk by naval gunfire
Helena 7°46′S 157°11′E / 7.767°S 157.183°E / -7.767; 157.183, Battle of Kula Gulf July 6, 1943 Sunk by naval gunfire (torpedoes)
Juneau 10°34′S 161°04′E / 10.567°S 161.067°E / -10.567; 161.067, Battle of Guadalcanal November 13, 1942 Torpedoed by Japanese submarine I-26

Destroyers[edit | edit source]

Name Location Date Cause
Aaron Ward 9°10′S 160°12′E / 9.167°S 160.2°E / -9.167; 160.2 April 7, 1943 Sunk by land-based aircraft bombs
Abner Read 10°47′N 125°22′E / 10.783°N 125.367°E / 10.783; 125.367 November 1, 1944 Sunk by Kamikaze aircraft
Barton Off Guadalcanal, Solomons, Battle of Guadalcanal November 13, 1942 Torpedoed by Japanese destroyer Amatsukaze
Beatty 37°10′N 6°00′E / 37.167°N 6°E / 37.167; 6 November 6, 1943 Sunk by German land-based aircraft torpedo
Benham Off Savo Island, Solomons, Battle of Guadalcanal November 15, 1942 Scuttled after being severely damaged by Japanese torpedo
Blue 9°17′S 160°02′E / 9.283°S 160.033°E / -9.283; 160.033 August 22, 1942 Torpedoed by Japanese destroyer Kawakaze
Borie 50°12′N 30°48′W / 50.2°N 30.8°W / 50.2; -30.8 November 1, 1943 Sunk after collision with German submarine U-405 which also sank
Bristol 37°19′N 6°19′E / 37.317°N 6.317°E / 37.317; 6.317 October 13, 1943 Torpedoed by German submarine U-371
Brownson 5°20′S 148°25′E / 5.333°S 148.417°E / -5.333; 148.417 December 26, 1943 Sunk by land-based aircraft bombs
Buck 40°00′N 14°30′E / 40°N 14.5°E / 40; 14.5 October 9, 1943 Torpedoed by German submarine U-616
Bush 27°16′N 127°48′E / 27.267°N 127.8°E / 27.267; 127.8 April 6, 1945 Sunk by Kamikaze aircraft
Callaghan 25°43′N 126°55′E / 25.717°N 126.917°E / 25.717; 126.917 July 29, 1945 Sunk by Kamikaze aircraft
Chevalier 7°30′S 156°14′E / 7.5°S 156.233°E / -7.5; 156.233 Battle of Vella Lavella October 6, 1943 Scuttled after being severely damaged by Japanese torpedo
Colhoun 27°16′N 127°48′E / 27.267°N 127.8°E / 27.267; 127.8 April 6, 1945 Sunk by Kamikaze aircraft
Cooper 10°54′N 124°36′E / 10.9°N 124.6°E / 10.9; 124.6 December 3, 1944 Torpedoed by the Japanese destroyer Take
Corry 49°31′N 1°11′W / 49.517°N 1.183°W / 49.517; -1.183 June 6, 1944 Sunk by German shore batteries
Cushing Off Savo Island, Solomons, Battle of Guadalcanal November 13, 1942 Sunk by naval gunfire
De Haven 9°09′S 159°52′E / 9.15°S 159.867°E / -9.15; 159.867 February 1, 1943 Sunk by aircraft bombs
Drexler 27°6′N 127°38′E / 27.1°N 127.633°E / 27.1; 127.633 May 28, 1945 Sunk by Kamikaze aircraft
Duncan Off Savo Island, Solomons, Battle of Cape Esperance October 12, 1942 Sunk by naval gunfire
Edsall 13°45′S 106°45′E / 13.75°S 106.75°E / -13.75; 106.75 March 1, 1942 Sunk by naval gunfire and carrier-based aircraft bombs
Emmons 26°48′N 128°04′E / 26.8°N 128.067°E / 26.8; 128.067 April 6, 1945 Sunk by Kamikaze aircraft
Glennon 50°32′N 1°12′W / 50.533°N 1.2°W / 50.533; -1.2 June 8, 1944 Sunk by German shore batteries
Gwin 7°41′S 157°27′E / 7.683°S 157.45°E / -7.683; 157.45, Battle of Kolombangara July 13, 1943 Sunk by Japanese torpedoes
Halligan 26°10′N 127°30′E / 26.167°N 127.5°E / 26.167; 127.5 March 26, 1945 Sunk by naval mine
Hammann 30°36′N 176°34′W / 30.6°N 176.567°W / 30.6; -176.567 June 6, 1942 Torpedoed by Japanese submarine I-168
Henley 7°40′S 148°06′E / 7.667°S 148.1°E / -7.667; 148.1 October 3, 1943 Sunk by torpedoes
Hoel 11°46′S 126°33′E / 11.767°S 126.55°E / -11.767; 126.55, Battle off Samar October 25, 1944 Sunk by naval gunfire
Hovey 16°20′N 120°10′E / 16.333°N 120.167°E / 16.333; 120.167 January 6, 1945 Sunk by aircraft torpedo
Hull 14°57′N 127°58′E / 14.95°N 127.967°E / 14.95; 127.967 December 18, 1944 Sunk in typhoon
Ingraham 42°34′N 60°05′W / 42.567°N 60.083°W / 42.567; -60.083 August 22, 1942 Sunk in collision with the oil tanker USS Chemung (AO-30)
Jacob Jones 38°42′N 74°39′W / 38.7°N 74.65°W / 38.7; -74.65 February 28, 1942 Torpedoed by German submarine U-578
Jarvis 9°42′S 158°59′E / 9.7°S 158.983°E / -9.7; 158.983 August 9, 1942 Sunk by aerial torpedo
Johnston 11°46′N 126°09′E / 11.767°N 126.15°E / 11.767; 126.15, Battle off Samar October 25, 1944 Sunk by naval gunfire
Laffey Off Savo Island, Solomons, Battle of Guadalcanal November 13, 1942 Sunk by naval gunfire
Lansdale 37°03′N 3°51′E / 37.05°N 3.85°E / 37.05; 3.85 April 20, 1944 Sunk by land-based aircraft torpedoes
Leary 45°00′00″N 22°00′00″W / 45°N 22°W / 45; -22 December 24, 1943 Torpedoed by German submarine U-275
Little 26°24′N 126°15′E / 26.4°N 126.25°E / 26.4; 126.25 May 3, 1945 Sunk by Kamikaze aircraft
Long 16°12′N 120°11′E / 16.2°N 120.183°E / 16.2; 120.183 January 6, 1945 Sunk by Kamikaze aircraft
Longshaw 26°11′N 127°37′E / 26.183°N 127.617°E / 26.183; 127.617 May 18, 1945 Sunk by shore batteries after accidental grounding
Luce 26°35′N 127°10′E / 26.583°N 127.167°E / 26.583; 127.167 May 4, 1945 Sunk by Kamikaze aircraft
Maddox 36°52′N 13°56′E / 36.867°N 13.933°E / 36.867; 13.933 July 10, 1943 Sunk by land-based aircraft bombs
Mahan 10°50′N 124°30′E / 10.833°N 124.5°E / 10.833; 124.5 December 7, 1944 Sunk by Kamikaze aircraft
Mannert L. Abele 27°25′N 126°59′E / 27.417°N 126.983°E / 27.417; 126.983 April 12, 1945 Sunk by Kamikaze rocket-powered Ohka aircraft bomb
Meredith 11°53′S 163°20′E / 11.883°S 163.333°E / -11.883; 163.333 October 15, 1942 Sunk by aircraft from Japanese aircraft carrier Zuikaku
Meredith 49°33′N 1°06′W / 49.55°N 1.1°W / 49.55; -1.1 June 8, 1944 Sunk by naval mine
Monaghan 14°57′N 127°58′E / 14.95°N 127.967°E / 14.95; 127.967 December 18, 1944 Sunk in typhoon
Monssen 9°04′S 159°54′E / 9.067°S 159.9°E / -9.067; 159.9, Battle of Guadalcanal November 13, 1942 Sunk by naval gunfire
Morrison 27°10′N 127°58′E / 27.167°N 127.967°E / 27.167; 127.967 May 4, 1945 Sunk by Kamikaze aircraft
Noa 71°0′N 134°30′E / 71°N 134.5°E / 71; 134.5 September 12, 1944 Sunk after collision with USS Fullam
O'Brien 13°30′S 171°18′W / 13.5°S 171.3°W / -13.5; -171.3 October 19, 1942 Torpedoed by Japanese submarine I-19
Parrott Boston, Massachusetts May 2, 1944 Irreparably damaged after being rammed by SS John Morton, later towed to Norfolk, Virginia and scrapped
Peary 12°28′30″S 130°49′45″E / 12.475°S 130.82917°E / -12.475; 130.82917 February 19, 1942 Sunk by aircraft bombs
Perkins Off New Guinea November 29, 1943 Sunk after being rammed by Australian troopship Duntroon
Perry Off Angaur, Palau September 13, 1944 Sunk by naval mines
Pillsbury 14°30′S 106°30′E / 14.5°S 106.5°E / -14.5; 106.5 March 1, 1942 Sank in surface action with Japanese cruisers Takao and Atago
Pope 04°00′S 111°30′E / 4°S 111.5°E / -4; 111.5 March 1, 1942 Sank by aircraft bombs
Porter 8°32′S 167°17′E / 8.533°S 167.283°E / -8.533; 167.283 October 26, 1942 Fate uncertain: Torpedoed by Japanese submarine I-12 or by errant torpedo from US TBF Avenger
Preston Off Savo Island, Solomons, Battle of Guadalcanal November 15, 1942 Sunk by naval gunfire by Japanese cruiser Nagara
Pringle 27°25′N 126°59′E / 27.417°N 126.983°E / 27.417; 126.983 April 16, 1945 Sunk by Kamikaze aircraft
Reid 9°50′N 124°55′E / 9.833°N 124.917°E / 9.833; 124.917 December 11, 1944 Sunk by Kamikaze aircraft
Reuben James 51°59′N 27°05′W / 51.983°N 27.083°W / 51.983; -27.083 October 31, 1941 Torpedoed by German submarine U-552
Rowan 40°07′N 14°18′E / 40.117°N 14.3°E / 40.117; 14.3 September 11, 1943 Torpedoed by a German E-boat
Sims Coral Sea May 7, 1942 Sunk by carrier-based aircraft bombs
Spence 14°57′N 127°58′E / 14.95°N 127.967°E / 14.95; 127.967 December 18, 1944 Sunk in typhoon
Stewart Off Surabaya, Java February 19, 1942 Scuttled but salvaged by Japanese as Patrol Boat No. 102 (Sunk in 1946 as target ship)
Strong Kula Gulf, Solomons July 5, 1943 Sunk by aerial torpedo and shore batteries
Sturtevant Off Key West, Florida April 26, 1942 Sunk in American-laid minefield
Truxtun Placentia Bay, Newfoundland February 18, 1942 Sunk after accidental grounding
Tucker Off Espiritu Santo Island, New Hebrides August 4, 1942 Sunk by naval mine
Turner Off Ambrose Light, New York January 3, 1944 Sunk by internal explosions
Twiggs 26°08′N 127°35′E / 26.133°N 127.583°E / 26.133; 127.583 June 16, 1945 Sunk by aerial torpedo and Kamikaze aircraft
Walke Off Savo Island, Solomons, Battle of Guadalcanal November 15, 1942 Sunk by naval gunfire
Warrington 27°00′00″N 73°00′00″W / 27°N 73°W / 27; -73 September 13, 1944 Sank in a hurricane
Ward 10°51′N 124°32′E / 10.85°N 124.533°E / 10.85; 124.533 December 7, 1944 Sunk by Kamikaze aircraft
William D. Porter 27°06′N 127°38′E / 27.1°N 127.633°E / 27.1; 127.633 June 10, 1945 Sunk by Kamikaze aircraft
Worden Amchitka Island, Aleutians January 12, 1943 Sunk after accidental grounding

Destroyer escort vessels[edit | edit source]

Name Location Date Cause
Eversole 10°10′N 127°28′E / 10.167°N 127.467°E / 10.167; 127.467 October 28, 1944 Presumed torpedoed by Japanese submarine I-45
Fechteler 36°07′N 02°40′W / 36.117°N 2.667°W / 36.117; -2.667 May 5, 1944 Torpedoed by German submarine U-967
Fiske 47°11′N 33°29′W / 47.183°N 33.483°W / 47.183; -33.483 August 2, 1944 Torpedoed by German submarine U-804
Frederick C. Davis 43°52′N 40°15′W / 43.867°N 40.25°W / 43.867; -40.25 April 24, 1945 Sunk by German submarine U-546
Holder Mediterranean Sea April 11, 1944 Irreparably damaged by German aircraft torpedo
Leopold 58°44′N 25°50′W / 58.733°N 25.833°W / 58.733; -25.833 March 9, 1944 Torpedoed by German submarine U-255
Oberrender Off Okinawa, Ryukyus May 9, 1945 Irreparably damaged by Kamikaze aircraft
Rich 49°31′N 1°10′W / 49.517°N 1.167°W / 49.517; -1.167 Utah Beach June 8, 1944 Sunk by German mines
Roche Off Eniwetok September 22, 1945 Irreparably damaged by naval mine
Samuel B. Roberts Off Samar Island, Battle off Samar October 25, 1944 Sunk by naval gunfire
Shelton 2°32′N 129°13′E / 2.533°N 129.217°E / 2.533; 129.217 October 3, 1944 Torpedoed by Japanese Kaichū type submarine RO-41
Underhill 19°20′N 126°42′E / 19.333°N 126.7°E / 19.333; 126.7 July 24, 1945 Sunk by kaiten suicide torpedo

Submarines[edit | edit source]

Name Location Date Cause
Albacore Japanese Home Waters November 7, 1944 Presumed sunk by naval mine off northeastern Hokkaidō
Amberjack Off New Britain February 16, 1943 Sunk by Japanese torpedo boat Hiyodori and sub-chaser CH-18
Argonaut Off New Britain January 10, 1943 Sunk by Japanese destroyers Isokaze and Maikaze
Barbel Off Borneo February 4, 1945 Sunk by Japanese aircraft
Bonefish Japanese Home Waters June 19, 1945 Sunk by Japanese depth charge attack by kaibokan Okinawa, CD-63, CD-75, CD-158 and CD-207.
Bullhead Java Sea August 6, 1945 Sunk by Japanese aircraft
Capelin Celebes Sea Lost after 2 December 1943 Fate unknown: Possibly sunk by naval mine or minelayer Wakataka
Cisco South Pacific Ocean September 28, 1943 Sunk by Japanese aircraft and gunboat Karatsu, the former USS Luzon.
Corvina Marshall Islands November 16, 1943 Torpedoed by Japanese submarine I-176
Darter Palawan Passage, P.I. October 24, 1944 Accidentally grounded and scuttled after sinking Atago
Dorado Canal Zone, Panama October 15, 1943 Sunk by friendly fire: depth charge attack by PBM Mariner of Patrol Squadron 210 {?}{possibly sunk by U-boat mines}
Escolar Japanese Home Waters Lost about 17 October 1944 Probably sunk by naval mine
Flier Off Palawan Island, the Philippines August 12, 1944 Sunk by naval mine
Golet Japanese Home Waters June 14, 1944 Sunk by Japanese patrol vessel Miya Maru and auxiliary sub-chaser Bunzan Maru.
Grampus Off New Britain March 5, 1943 Sunk by depth charges from Japanese destroyers Minegumo and Murasame or by 958th Kokutai naval aircraft.
Grayback Ryukyu Islands February 27, 1944 Sunk by Japanese aircraft
Grayling Philippine Waters Between 9 September and 12 September 1943 Fate unknown: possibly rammed by transport Hokuan Maru.
Grenadier Malayan Waters April 21, 1943 Scuttled after attack by Japanese aircraft
Growler Philippine Waters November 8, 1944 Sunk by Japanese destroyer Shigure, and kaibokan Chiburi and CD-19.
Grunion Aleutian Waters-10 miles north of Kiska Island July 31, 1942 Fate unknown:possibly sunk by Kano Maru.
Gudgeon Marianas Islands April 18, 1944 Fate unknown: possibly sunk by Japanese aircraft
Harder Philippine Waters August 24, 1944 Depth charged by kaibokan CD-22
Herring Kurile Islands June 1, 1944 Sunk by Japanese shore defense batteries
Kete Ryukyu Islands Lost about 20 March 1945 Fate unknown: lost either to Japanese submarine or to mines
Lagarto Gulf of Thailand May 3, 1945 Sunk by Japanese minelayer Hatsutaka
Perch Java Sea March 3, 1942 Scuttled after being damaged by Japanese destroyer Ushio
Pickerel Japanese Home Waters Lost after 7 April 1943 Sunk by minelayer Shirakami and auxiliary sub-chaser Bunzan Maru.
Pompano Japanese Home Waters Lost after 25 September 1943 Fate unknown: possibly sunk by naval mine
R-12 Off Key West, Fla. June 12, 1943 Sunk in accident by internal flooding
Robalo Off Borneo July 26, 1944 Probably sunk by naval mine
Runner Japanese Home Waters Lost after 26 June 1943 Fate unknown: possibly lost to a mine
S-26 Gulf of Panama January 24, 1942 Accidentally rammed by submarine chaser USS Sturdy (PC-460)
S-27 Amchitka I., Aleutians June 19, 1942 Accidental grounding
S-28 Off Oahu, T. H. July 4, 1944 Apparently lost while diving-cause unknown
S-36 Straits of Makassar, N.E.I. January 20, 1942 Accidental grounding
S-39 Off Rossell I., SW Pacific August 14, 1942 Accidental grounding
S-44 Kurile Islands October 7, 1943 Sunk by gunfire from Japanese escort Ishigaki
Scamp Japanese Home Waters November 11, 1944 Probably sunk by kaibokan CD-4 with naval aircraft.
Scorpion East China Sea Lost after 5 January 1944 Fate unknown: probably sunk by naval mine
Sculpin Gilbert Islands November 19, 1943 Scuttled after being damaged by Japanese destroyer Yamagumo.
Sealion Cavite, P.I. December 10, 1941 Scuttled after being damaged by Japanese aircraft
Seawolf Off Morotai I., N.E.I. October 4, 1944 Probably sunk by friendly fire from USS Richard M. Rowell (DE-403)
Shark Molucca Sea February 11, 1942 Fate unknown: possibly sunk by Japanese destroyer Yamakaze
Shark Off Hong Kong, China October 24, 1944 Depth charged by Japanese destroyer Harukaze
Snook Off Hainan I., S. China Sea Lost after 8 April 1945 Sunk by kaibokan Okinawa, CD-8, CD-32, and CD-52 with a 951st Kokutai E13A1 Jake and Q1W1 Lorna.
Swordfish Ryukyu Islands Lost about 12 February 1945 Fate unknown:possibly lost to mines or by kaibokan CD-4.
Tang Formosa Strait October 25, 1944 Sunk by own torpedo
Trigger Ryukyu Islands March 28, 1945 Sunk by Japanese escorts Mikura, CD-33 and CD-59
Triton Admiralty Islands March 15, 1943 Fate unknown: believed sunk by Japanese destroyer Satsuki or subchaser CH-24.
Trout Ryukyu Islands February 29, 1944 Most likely sunk by depth charges from the Japanese destroyer Asashimo southeast of Okinawa in position 22º40'N, 131º45'E.
Tullibee Off Palau I. March 26, 1944 Sunk by own torpedo
Wahoo Japanese Home Waters-La Perouse Straits October 11, 1943 Believed sunk by sub-chasers CH-15, CH-43 and 3 E13A1 Jakes.

Minelayers[edit | edit source]

Name Location Date Cause
Gamble Off Iwo Jima February 18, 1945 Damaged irreparably by land-based aircraft bombs
Miantonomah Off Le Havre, France September 25, 1944 Sunk by naval mine
Montgomery Ngulu Lagoon, South Pacific October 17, 1944 Damaged irreparably by naval mine

Minesweepers[edit | edit source]

Name Location Date Cause
Bittern Cavite, Philippines December 10, 1941 Scuttled after being damaged in Japanese air raid
Bunting San Francisco Bay June 3, 1942 Sunk after collision with patrol craft PC-569
Crow Puget Sound August 23, 1943 Sunk accidentally by torpedo
Finch Corregidor, Philippines April 10, 1942 Sunk due to damage sustained in near-miss of a Japanese bomb
Hornbill San Francisco Bay June 30, 1942 Sunk after collision with a lumber schooner in San Francisco Bay
Osprey 50°12′N 1°20′W / 50.2°N 1.333°W / 50.2; -1.333 June 5, 1944 Sunk by mine
Palmer Lingayen Gulf, Philippines January 7, 1945 Sunk by Japanese bombs
Penguin At Guam December 8, 1941 Scuttled after damaged by near-miss of Japanese bombs
Perry Off Palau Island September 13, 1944 Sunk by underwater explosion on starboard side
Portent 41°23′N 12°43′E / 41.383°N 12.717°E / 41.383; 12.717 January 22, 1944 Sunk by mine
Quail Corregidor, Philippines May 5, 1942 Scuttled after damaged in battle
Salute 5°07′N 115°04′E / 5.117°N 115.067°E / 5.117; 115.067 June 8, 1945 Sunk by mine
Sentinel Off Licata, Sicily July 11, 1943 Sunk by German bombers during the invasion of Sicily
Skill 40°20′N 14°35′E / 40.333°N 14.583°E / 40.333; 14.583 September 25, 1943 Sunk by German torpedo
Skylark 26°20′N 127°41′E / 26.333°N 127.683°E / 26.333; 127.683 March 28, 1945 Sunk by mine
Swallow Off Okinawa, Ryukyu Islands April 22, 1945 Sunk by Japanese kamikaze
Swerve 41°31′N 12°28′E / 41.517°N 12.467°E / 41.517; 12.467 July 9, 1944 Sunk by mine
Tanager At Corregidor, Philippines May 4, 1942 Sunk by Japanese shore battery
Tide 49°37′N 1°05′W / 49.617°N 1.083°W / 49.617; -1.083 June 7, 1944 Sunk by German mine off Utah Beach
Valor 41°28′N 70°57′W / 41.467°N 70.95°W / 41.467; -70.95 June 29, 1944 Sunk after collision with USS Richard W. Suesens in Buzzards Bay
Wasmuth Aleutian Islands December 29, 1942 Sunk accidentally by her own depth charges

Submarine chasers[edit | edit source]

Name Location Date Cause
PC-496 37°23′N 9°52′W / 37.383°N 9.867°W / 37.383; -9.867 June 4, 1943 Sunk by torpedo from Italian submarine
PC-558 38°41′N 13°43′E / 38.683°N 13.717°E / 38.683; 13.717 May 9, 1944 Sunk by German U-boat, U-230
PC-1129 Off Luzon, P.I. January 31, 1945 Sunk by Japanese suicide boat
PC-1261 Off France June 6, 1944 Sunk by German shore batteries
PC-1603 26°25′N 127°56′E / 26.417°N 127.933°E / 26.417; 127.933 May 26, 1945 Damaged by kamikaze and later scuttled
SC-521 11°03′S 164°50′E / 11.05°S 164.833°E / -11.05; 164.833 July 10, 1945
SC-632 Off Okinawa, Ryukyu Islands September 16, 1945
SC-636 Off Okinawa, Ryukyu Islands September 16, 1945 Sunk in typhoon
SC-694 Off Palermo, Sicily August 23, 1943 Sunk by German bombers
SC-696 Off Palermo, Sicily August 23, 1943
SC-700 Vella Lavella, Solomons March 10, 1944
SC-709 Cape Breton, Nova Scotia January 21, 1943
SC-740 15°32′S 147°06′E / 15.533°S 147.1°E / -15.533; 147.1 June 17, 1943
SC-744 Tacloban Bay, P.I. November 27, 1944
SC-751 21°56′S 113°53′E / 21.933°S 113.883°E / -21.933; 113.883 June 22, 1943
SC-984 In New Hebrides April 9, 1944
SC-1019 22°28′N 84°30′W / 22.467°N 84.5°W / 22.467; -84.5 April 22, 1945
SC-1024 35°12′N 74°57′W / 35.2°N 74.95°W / 35.2; -74.95 March 2, 1943
SC-1059 In Bahama Islands December 11, 1944
SC-1067 Off Attu, Aleutians November 19, 1943

Coast Guard vessels[edit | edit source]

Name Location Date Cause
CG-58012 41°53′N 70°30′W / 41.883°N 70.5°W / 41.883; -70.5 May 2, 1943 Fire [1]
CG-83415 Off France June 21, 1944 Lost in storm [1]
CG-83421 26°14′N 79°05′W / 26.233°N 79.083°W / 26.233; -79.083 June 30, 1943 Collision with SC-1330 [1]
CG-83471 Off France June 21, 1944 Lost in storm [2]
Acacia Caribbean Sea March 15, 1942 Shelled and sunk by U-161 [3]
Alexander Hamilton Off Iceland January 29, 1942 Torpedoed by U-132 [4]
Bedloe Off Cape Hatteras September 14, 1944 Foundered in hurricane [1]
Bodega Gulf of Mexico December 20, 1943 Stranded during a rescue attempt [1]
CG-85006 (ex-Catamount #229192) Off Ambrose Light New York March 27, 1943 Unknown explosion [1]
Dow Caribbean Sea October 14, 1943 Foundered in gale, near Puerto Rico [1]
Escanaba 60°50′N 52°00′W / 60.833°N 52°W / 60.833; -52 June 13, 1943 Unknown explosion
Jackson Off North Atlantic Coast September 14, 1944 Foundered in hurricane [5]
Natsek Belle Island Strait Lost after 17 December 1942 Unknown: Vanished without a trace on or after 17 December 1942 [1]
Vineyard Sound(LIGHTSHIP 73) Vineyard Sound September 14, 1944 Foundered in hurricane [1]
Wilcox Off Cape Hatteras September 30, 1943 Foundered in gale [1]

Gunboats[edit | edit source]

Name Location Date Cause
Asheville South of Java, N.E.I. March 3, 1942 Sunk by naval gunfire by Japanese destroyers Arashi and Japanese destroyer Nowaki
Eagle 56 Portland, Maine April 23, 1945 Sunk by U-583
Erie 12°03′N 68°58′W / 12.05°N 68.967°W / 12.05; -68.967 November 12, 1942 Damaged by U-163; later capsized
Luzon At Corregidor, P.I. May 5, 1942 Scuttled then salvaged by IJN. Raised as Karatsu and helped sink the Cisco. Sunk by Narwhal on 3 March 1944
Mindanao Off Corregidor, P.I. May 2, 1942 Damaged by aerial bomb then scuttled
Oahu At Corregidor, P.I. May 5, 1942 Sunk by land-based gunfire
PGM-7 Bismarck Sea July 18, 1944 Sunk in an accidental collision
PGM-17 Off Okinawa May 4, 1945 Accidentally grounded then sunk by US warships
PGM-18 26°13′N 127°54′E / 26.217°N 127.9°E / 26.217; 127.9 April 8, 1945 Sunk by mines
Plymouth 36°17′N 74°29′W / 36.283°N 74.483°W / 36.283; -74.483 August 5, 1943 Torpedoed by U-566
St. Augustine 38°00′N 74°05′W / 38°N 74.083°W / 38; -74.083 January 6, 1944 Sunk after accidental collision with merchant tanker Camas Meadows
Wake At Shanghai China December 8, 1941 Surrendered to Japanese forces and pressed into IJN service as Tatara; recaptured by US;entered Chinese service

Seaplane tenders[edit | edit source]

Name Location Date Cause
Gannet Off Bermuda June 7, 1942 Torpedoed by German submarine U-653
Langley South of Java, N.E.I. February 27, 1942 Sunk by land-based bombers
Thornton 24°24′N 128°58′E / 24.4°N 128.967°E / 24.4; 128.967 April 5, 1945 Beached after collision with Ashtabula and Escalante

Motor torpedo boats[edit | edit source]

Name Location Date Cause
PT-22 North Pacific June 11, 1943 Damaged in storm[6]
PT-28 Dora Harbor, Alaska January 12, 1943 Wrecked in storm[6]
PT-31 Subic Bay, Philippine Islands January 20, 1942 Destroyed to prevent capture[6]
PT-32 Sulu Sea March 13, 1942 Destroyed to prevent capture[6]
PT-33 Off Pt. Santiago, Philippine Islands December 15, 1941 Destroyed to prevent capture[6]
PT-34 Off Cauit Island, Philippine Islands April 9, 1942 Sunk by Japanese aircraft
PT-35 Cebu, Philippine Islands April 12, 1942 Destroyed to prevent capture[6]
PT-37 Off Guadalcanal, Solomons February 1, 1943 Destroyed by Japanese destroyer Kawakaze[6]
PT-41 Lake Lanao, Mindanao, Philippine Islands April 15, 1942 Destroyed to prevent capture
PT-43 Off Guadalcanal, Solomons January 10, 1943
PT-44 In South Pacific December 11, 1942
PT-63 Off New Ireland June 18, 1944
PT-67 Off Tufi, New Guinea March 17, 1943
PT-68 New Guinea October 1, 1943
PT-73 Philippines January 15, 1945
PT-77 Off Talin Pt., Luzon, P.I. February 1, 1945
PT-79 Off Talin Pt., Luzon, P.I. February 1, 1945
PT-107 Hamburg Bay, Emirau Island June 18, 1944 Accidental gasoline fire [7]
PT-109 Blackett Strait, Solomons August 2, 1943 Sunk by collision with Japanese destroyer Amagiri
PT-110 Off New Guinea January 26, 1944
PT-111 Off Guadalcanal I., Solomons February 1, 1943
PT-112 Off Guadalcanal I., Solomons January 10, 1943
PT-113 Off Buna, New Guinea August 8, 1943
PT-117 rendova Harbor, Solomons August 1, 1943
PT-118 Vella Lavella, Solomons September 7, 1943
PT-119 Off Tufi, New Guinea March 17, 1943
PT-121 5°00′00″S 151°00′00″E / 5°S 151°E / -5; 151 March 27, 1944 Destroyed by friendly fire from Allied aircraft
PT-123 Off Guadalcanal I., Solomons February 1, 1943
PT-133 Off New Guinea July 15, 1944
PT-135 5°29′S 152°09′E / 5.483°S 152.15°E / -5.483; 152.15 April 12, 1944
PT-136 Vitiaz Strait, New Guinea September 17, 1943
PT-145 New Guinea January 4, 1944
PT-147 New Guinea November 19, 1943
PT-153 Solomons July 4, 1943
PT-158 Off Munda Pt., Solomons July 5, 1943
PT-164 In Rendova Harbor, Solomons August 1, 1943
PT-165 23°45′S 166°30′E / 23.75°S 166.5°E / -23.75; 166.5 May 23, 1943
PT-166 Solomons July 20, 1943
PT-172 Off Vella Lavella, Solomons September 7, 1943
PT-173 23°45′S 166°30′E / 23.75°S 166.5°E / -23.75; 166.5 May 23, 1943
PT-193 0°55′S 134°52′E / 0.917°S 134.867°E / -0.917; 134.867 June 25, 1944
PT-200 41°00′00″N 71°00′00″W / 41°N 71°W / 41; -71 February 22, 1944
PT-202 43°23′N 6°43′E / 43.383°N 6.717°E / 43.383; 6.717 August 16, 1944
PT-218 43°23′N 6°43′E / 43.383°N 6.717°E / 43.383; 6.717 August 16, 1944
PT-219 Off Attu, Aleutians September 1943
PT-239 Solomons December 14, 1943
PT-247 6°38′S 156°01′E / 6.633°S 156.017°E / -6.633; 156.017 May 5, 1944
PT-251 Off Bougainville I., Solomons February 26, 1944
PT-279 Off Bougainville I., Solomons February 11, 1944
PT-283 Off Bougainville I., Solomons March 17, 1944
PT-300 Off Mindoro I., P.I. December 18, 1944
PT-301 Off New Guinea November 7, 1944
PT-311 43°00′00″N 9°00′00″E / 43°N 9°E / 43; 9 November 18, 1944
PT-320 Off Leyte, P.I. November 5, 1944
PT-321 San Isidoro Bay, P.I. November 11, 1944
PT-322 Off New Guinea November 23, 1944
PT-323 10°33′N 125°14′E / 10.55°N 125.233°E / 10.55; 125.233 December 10, 1944
PT-337 Hansa Bay, New Guinea March 7, 1944 Destroyed by Japanese shore batteries
PT-338 12°06′N 121°23′E / 12.1°N 121.383°E / 12.1; 121.383 January 28, 1945
PT-339 Off Biak, New Guinea May 27, 1944
PT-346 Off New Britain April 29, 1944
PT-347 Off New Britain April 29, 1944
PT-353 5°00′00″S 151°00′00″E / 5°S 151°E / -5; 151 March 27, 1944
PT-363 Kaoe Bay, Halmahera, N.E.I. November 25, 1944
PT-368 Off Halmahera, N.E.I. October 11, 1944
PT-371 2°05′N 127°51′E / 2.083°N 127.85°E / 2.083; 127.85 September 19, 1944
PT-493 In Surigao Strait, P.I. October 25, 1944
PT-509 49°11′N 2°15′W / 49.183°N 2.25°W / 49.183; -2.25 August 9, 1944 Gunfire and ramming from a German minesweeper[8]
PT-555 Off Cape Couronne, Mediterranean August 23, 1944

Tank landing ships[edit | edit source]

Name Location Date Cause
LST-6 In Seine River, France November 18, 1944
LST-43 Pearl Harbor May 21, 1944
LST-69 Pearl Harbor May 21, 1944
LST-158 Off Licata, Sicily July 11, 1943
LST-167 At Vella Lavella September 25, 1943
LST-179 Pearl Harbor May 21, 1944
LST-203 Near Nanumea, Ellice Islands October 1, 1943
LST-228 In Azores January 20, 1944
LST-282 Off Southern France August 15, 1944
LST-313 At Gela, Sicily July 10, 1943
LST-314 49°43′N 00°52′W / 49.717°N 0.867°W / 49.717; -0.867 June 9, 1944
LST-318 Off Caronia, Sicily August 9, 1943
LST-333 36°59′N 4°01′E / 36.983°N 4.017°E / 36.983; 4.017 June 22, 1943
LST-342 9°03′S 158°11′E / 9.05°S 158.183°E / -9.05; 158.183 July 18, 1943
LST-348 40°57′N 13°14′E / 40.95°N 13.233°E / 40.95; 13.233 February 20, 1944
LST-349 Off Ponza, Italy February 26, 1944
LST-353 Pearl Harbor May 21, 1944
LST-359 42°00′00″N 19°00′00″W / 42°N 19°W / 42; -19 December 20, 1944
LST-376 Off Northern France June 9, 1944
LST-396 8°18′S 156°55′E / 8.3°S 156.917°E / -8.3; 156.917 August 18, 1943
LST-447 26°9′N 127°18′E / 26.15°N 127.3°E / 26.15; 127.3 April 6, 1945
LST-448 Off Vella Lavella, Solomons October 1, 1943
LST-460 11°10′N 121°11′E / 11.167°N 121.183°E / 11.167; 121.183 December 21, 1944
LST-472 Off Mindoro, Philippines December 21, 1944
LST-480 At Pearl Harbor May 21, 1944
LST-493 50°20′N 4°09′W / 50.333°N 4.15°W / 50.333; -4.15 April 12, 1945
LST-496 Off Northern France June 11, 1944
LST-499 Off Northern France June 8, 1944
LST-507 50°29′N 2°52′W / 50.483°N 2.867°W / 50.483; -2.867 April 28, 1944 Exercise Tiger
LST-523 Off Northern France June 19, 1944
LST-531 50°29′N 2°52′W / 50.483°N 2.867°W / 50.483; -2.867 April 28, 1944
LST-563 Clipperton Island December 22, 1944
LST-577 8°1′N 130°22′E / 8.017°N 130.367°E / 8.017; 130.367 February 11, 1945
LST-675 Off Okinawa April 4, 1945
LST-738 Off Mindoro, P.I. December 15, 1944
LST-749 11°10′N 121°11′E / 11.167°N 121.183°E / 11.167; 121.183 December 21, 1944
LST-750 Off Negros, P.I. December 28, 1944
LST-808 Off Ie Shima May 20, 1945
LST-906 At Leghorn, Italy October 18, 1944
LST-921 In English Channel August 14, 1944

Medium landing ships[edit | edit source]

Name Location Date Cause
LSM-12 Off Okinawa April 4, 1945
LSM-20 10°12′N 125°19′E / 10.2°N 125.317°E / 10.2; 125.317 December 5, 1944
LSM-59 Off Okinawa June 21, 1945
LSM-135 Off Okinawa May 25, 1945
LSM-149 Off Philippines December 1944 5 or 14 December 1944
LSM(R)-190 26°35′N 127°10′E / 26.583°N 127.167°E / 26.583; 127.167 May 4, 1945
LSM-194 Off Okinawa May 4, 1945
LSM-195 Off Okinawa May 3, 1945
LSM-318 10°56′N 124°38′E / 10.933°N 124.633°E / 10.933; 124.633 December 7, 1944

Tank landing craft[edit | edit source]

Name Location Date Cause
LCT-19 Off Salerno, Italy September 15, 1943
LCT-21 Off Oran January 1, 1943
LCT-23 At Algiers May 3, 1943
LCT-25 Off Northern France June 6, 1944
LCT-26 41°4′N 13°30′E / 41.067°N 13.5°E / 41.067; 13.5 February 25, 1944
LCT-27 Off Northern France June 6, 1944
LCT-28 In Mediterranean May 30, 1943
LCT-30 Off Northern France June 6, 1944
LCT-35 Off Anzio, Italy February 15, 1944
LCT-36 Off Naples, Italy February 26, 1944
LCT-66 At Pearl Harbor April 12, 1945
LCT-71 53°38′N 146°5′W / 53.633°N 146.083°W / 53.633; -146.083 September 11, 1943
LCT-147 Off Northern France June 1944
LCT-154 37°8′N 10°58′E / 37.133°N 10.967°E / 37.133; 10.967 August 31, 1943
LCT-175 4°27′N 133°40′E / 4.45°N 133.667°E / 4.45; 133.667 February 21, 1945
LCT-182 Solomons August 7, 1944
LCT-185 Off Bizerte, Tunisia January 24, 1944
LCT-196 Off Salerno, Italy September 27, 1943
LCT-197 Off Northern France June 6, 1944
LCT-200 Off Northern France June 1944
LCT-208 Off Algeria June 20, 1943
LCT-209 Off Northern France June 10, 1944
LCT-215 Off Salerno, Italy 1943
LCT-220 At Anzio, Italy February 13, 1944
LCT-241 Off Salerno, Italy September 15, 1943
LCT-242 Off Naples, Italy December 2, 1943
LCT-244 Off Northern France June 8, 1944
LCT-253 On Passage To Tarawa January 21, 1945
LCT-293 In English Channel October 11, 1944
LCT-294 Off Northern France June 6, 1944
LCT-305 Off Northern France June 6, 1944
LCT-311 Off Bizerte, Tunisia August 9, 1943
LCT-315 At Eniwetok Atoll March 23, 1944
LCT-319 At Kiska August 27, 1943
LCT-332 Off Northern France June 6, 1944
LCT-340 36°49′N 11°55′E / 36.817°N 11.917°E / 36.817; 11.917 February 9, 1944
LCT-342 Off Salerno, Italy September 29, 1943
LCT-352 At Pearl Harbor April 12, 1945
LCT-362 Off Northern France June 6, 1944
LCT-364 Off Northern France June 6, 1944
LCT-366 53°1′N 152°0′W / 53.017°N 152°W / 53.017; -152 September 9, 1943
LCT-413 Off Northern France June 1944
LCT-458 Off Northern France June 7, 1944
LCT-459 Off Western France September 19, 1944
LCT-486 Off Northern France June 7, 1944
LCT-496 English Channel October 2, 1943
LCT-548 At Portsmouth, England October 1944
LCT-555 Off Northern France June 6, 1944
LCT-572 Off Northern France June 1944
LCT-579 Off Palau October 4, 1944
LCT-582 In Azores January 22, 1944
LCT-593 Off Northern France June 6, 1944
LCT-597 Off Northern France June 6, 1944
LCT-612 Off Northern France June 6, 1944
LCT-703 Off Northern France June 6, 1944
LCT-713 Off Northern France June 1944
LCT-714 Off Northern France June 1944
LCT-777 Off Northern France June 6, 1944
LCT-823 Off Palau September 27, 1944
LCT-961 Pearl Harbor May 21, 1944
LCT-963 Pearl Harbor May 21, 1944
LCT-983 Pearl Harbor May 21, 1944
LCT-984 20°00′00″N 157°00′00″W / 20°N 157°W / 20; -157 May 15, 1944
LCT-988 20°00′00″N 157°00′00″W / 20°N 157°W / 20; -157 May 15, 1944
LCT-995 At Guam April 21, 1945
LCT-1029 At Iwo Jima March 2, 1945
LCT-1050 Off Ie Shima, Ryukyu Islands July 27, 1945
LCT-1075 Off Leyte, P.I. December 10, 1944
LCT-1090 Off Luzon, P.I. March 26, 1945
LCT-1151 1°0′N 138°36′E / 1°N 138.6°E / 1; 138.6 January 26, 1945
LCT-1358 Off California May 4, 1945

Infantry landing craft[edit | edit source]

Name Location Date Cause
LCI(L)-1 At Bizerte, Tunisia August 17, 1943
LCI(L)-20 Off Anzio, Italy January 22, 1944
LCI(L)-32 Off Anzio, Italy January 26, 1944
LCI(G)-82 Off Okinawa April 4, 1945
LCI(L)-85 Off Northern France June 6, 1944
LCI(L)-91 Off Northern France June 6, 1944
LCI(L)-92 Off Northern France June 6, 1944
LCI(L)-93 Off Northern France June 6, 1944
LCI(L)-219 Off Northern France June 11, 1944
LCI(L)-232 Off Northern France June 6, 1944
LCI(L)-339 Off New Guinea September 4, 1943
LCI(G)-365 Off Luzon, P.I. January 10, 1945
LCI(G)-459 Off Palau September 19, 1944
LCI(G)-468 13°28′N 148°18′E / 13.467°N 148.3°E / 13.467; 148.3 June 17, 1944
LCI(G)-474 Off Iwo Jima February 17, 1945
LCI(L)-497 Off Northern France June 6, 1944
LCI(L)-553 Off Northern France June 6, 1944
LCI(L)-600 In Ulithi, Carolines January 12, 1945
LCI(L)-684 Off Samar, P.I. November 12, 1944
LCI(L)-974 16°6′N 120°14′E / 16.1°N 120.233°E / 16.1; 120.233 January 10, 1945
LCI(L)-1065 Off Leyte, P.I. October 24, 1944

Support landing craft[edit | edit source]

Name Location Date Cause
LCS-7 Off Luzon, P.I. February 16, 1945
LCS-15 27°20′N 127°10′E / 27.333°N 127.167°E / 27.333; 127.167 April 22, 1945
LCS-26 Off Luzon, P.I. February 16, 1945
LCS-33 Off Okinawa April 12, 1945
LCS-49 Off Luzon, P.I. February 16, 1945
LCS-127 Off San Clemente Island, California March 5, 1945

Tugs[edit | edit source]

Name Location Date Cause
ATR-15 49°20′N 00°26′W / 49.333°N 0.433°W / 49.333; -0.433 June 19, 1944
ATR-98 44°05′N 24°08′W / 44.083°N 24.133°W / 44.083; -24.133 April 12, 1944
Genesee At Corregidor, P.I. May 5, 1942 Raised by the Japanese and designated Patrol Boat No. 107; Sunk by US aircraft, 5 November 1944
Grebe South of Fiji Islands December 5, 1942
Keshena 34°59.610′N 75°45.718′W / 34.9935°N 75.761967°W / 34.9935; -75.761967[9] July 19, 1942 Sunk by friendly mine[10]
Napa At Bataan, P.I. April 8, 1942
Nauset 40°38′N 14°38′E / 40.633°N 14.633°E / 40.633; 14.633 September 9, 1943
Navajo Off New Hebrides September 11, 1943 Sunk by I-39
Partridge Off Northern France June 11, 1944
Seminole Off Tulagi I., Solomons October 25, 1942
Sonoma At Leyte, P.I. October 24, 1944

Oilers[edit | edit source]

Name Location Date Cause
Kanawha 9°10′S 160°12′E / 9.167°S 160.2°E / -9.167; 160.2 April 7, 1943 Sunk enemy action 8 April 1943 by Japanese aircraft off Tulagi, Solomon Islands
Mississinewa 10°6′N 139°43′E / 10.1°N 139.717°E / 10.1; 139.717 November 20, 1944 Sunk by a Japanese Kaiten manned torpedo
Neches 21°1′N 160°6′W / 21.017°N 160.1°W / 21.017; -160.1 January 23, 1942 Torpedoed and sunk by I-72, 23 January 1942
Neosho Coral Sea May 7, 1942 Sunk during the Battle of the Coral Sea, 11 May 1942
Pecos 14°30′S 106°30′E / 14.5°S 106.5°E / -14.5; 106.5 March 1, 1942 Sunk enemy action by Japanese air attack from Soryu March 1, 1942
Sheepscot Off Iwo Jima June 6, 1945 ran aground and capsized near Iwo Jima on 6 June 1945

Troop transports[edit | edit source]

Name Location Date Cause
APC-21 Off New Britain December 17, 1943
APC-35 Off New Georgia, Solomons September 22, 1943
Barry Off Okinawa May 25, 1945
Bates Off Okinawa May 25, 1945
Colhoun 9°24′S 160°1′E / 9.4°S 160.017°E / -9.4; 160.017 August 30, 1942
Dickerson Off Okinawa April 2, 1945
Edward Rutledge Off Morocco November 12, 1942
George F. Elliott Off Guadalcanal I., Solomons August 8, 1942 Lost to enemy action, 8 August 1942
Gregory Off Guadalcanal I., Solomons September 5, 1942
Hugh L. Scott Off Morocco November 12, 1942
John Penn Off Guadalcanal I., Solomons August 13, 1943
Joseph Hewes Off Morocco November 11, 1942
Leedstown Off Algiers November 9, 1942
Little Solomons September 5, 1942
McCawley 8°25′S 157°28′E / 8.417°S 157.467°E / -8.417; 157.467 June 30, 1943
McKean 6°31′S 154°52′E / 6.517°S 154.867°E / -6.517; 154.867 November 17, 1943
Susan B. Anthony 49°32′N 00°48′W / 49.533°N 0.8°W / 49.533; -0.8 June 7, 1944
Tasker H. Bliss Off Morocco November 12, 1942
Thomas Stone 37°31′N 00°00′E / 37.517°N 0°E / 37.517; 0 November 7, 1942

District patrol craft[edit | edit source]

Name Location Date Cause
YP-16 Philippines December 1941
YP-17 Philippines December 1941
YP-26 In Canal Zone November 19, 1942
YP-47 Off Staten Island, New York April 26, 1943
YP-72 At Adak, Aleutians February 22, 1943
YP-73 In Kodiak Harbor, Alaska January 15, 1945
YP-74 54°23′N 164°10′W / 54.383°N 164.167°W / 54.383; -164.167 September 6, 1942
YP-77 Off Atlantic Coast April 28, 1942
YP-88 At Amchitka, Aleutians October 28, 1943
YP-94 56°32′N 154°22′W / 56.533°N 154.367°W / 56.533; -154.367 February 18, 1945
YP-95 At Adak, Aleutians May 1, 1944
YP-97 Philippines March 1942
YP-128 Off Monterey, California June 30, 1942
YP-183 On West Coast of Hawaii January 12, 1943
YP-205 18°30′N 65°00′W / 18.5°N 65°W / 18.5; -65 November 1, 1942
YP-235 In Gulf of Mexico April 1, 1943
YP-270 25°30′N 112°06′W / 25.5°N 112.1°W / 25.5; -112.1 June 30, 1942
YP-277 East of Hawaii May 23, 1942
YP-279 Off Townsville, Australia September 5, 1943
YP-281 16°53′S 177°18′W / 16.883°S 177.3°W / -16.883; -177.3 January 9, 1944
YP-284 Off Guadalcanal I., Solomons October 25, 1942
YP-331 24°56′N 81°58′W / 24.933°N 81.967°W / 24.933; -81.967 March 23, 1944
YP-336 In Delaware River February 23, 1943
YP-345 Southeast of Midway October 31, 1942
YP-346 In South Pacific September 9, 1942
YP-383 8°22′N 79°29′W / 8.367°N 79.483°W / 8.367; -79.483 November 24, 1944
YP-387 39°00′00″N 75°00′00″W / 39°N 75°W / 39; -75 May 20, 1942
YP-389 Off Cape Hatteras June 19, 1942
YP-405 In Caribbean Sea November 20, 1942
YP-422 Off New Caledonia April 23, 1943
YP-426 31°59′N 80°48′W / 31.983°N 80.8°W / 31.983; -80.8 December 16, 1943
YP-438 At Port Everglades, Fla. March 20, 1943
YP-453 In The Bahamas April 15, 1943
YP-481 At Charleston, S. C. April 25, 1943
YP-492 Off East Florida January 8, 1943
YP-577 Great Lakes January 23, 1943

Miscellaneous district craft[edit | edit source]

Name Location Date Cause
YA-52 Philippines 1942
YA-59 Philippines 1942
YA-65 Philippines 1942
YAG-2 Philippines 1942
YAG-3 Philippines 1942
YAG-4 Philippines 1942
YAG-17 36°57′N 76°13′W / 36.95°N 76.217°W / 36.95; -76.217 September 14, 1944
YC-178 Philippines 1942
YC-181 Philippines 1942
YC-523 Off Portsmouth, N. H. February 24, 1944
YC-537 Philippines 1942
YC-643 Philippines 1942
YC-644 Philippines 1942
YC-646 Philippines 1942
YC-647 Philippines 1942
YC-648 Philippines 1942
YC-649 Philippines 1942
YC-652 Philippines 1942
YC-653 Philippines 1942
YC-654 Philippines 1942
YC-664 Guam 1942
YC-665 Guam 1942
YC-666 Guam 1942
YC-667 Guam 1942
YC-668 Guam 1942
YC-669 Philippines 1942
YC-670 Guam 1942
YC-671 Guam 1942
YC-672 Guam 1942
YC-673 Guam 1942
YC-674 Guam 1942
YC-683 Philippines 1942
YC-685 Guam 1942
YC-693 Alaska February 1945
YC-714 Philippines 1942
YC-715 Philippines 1942
YC-716 Philippines 1942
YC-717 Guam 1942
YC-718 Guam 1942
YC-857 Off Cape Cod, Mass. November 12, 1943
YC-869 Off Imperial Beach, Calif. March 23, 1943
YC-886 Guantanamo February 3, 1943
YC-887 Guantanamo February 3, 1943
YC-891 Off Key West, Fla. April 18, 1943
YC-898 Off Key West, Fla. September 29, 1942
YC-899 Off Key West, Fla. September 29, 1942
YC-912 In North Pacific January 13, 1945
YC-961 At Biorka Island May 1945
YC-970 In Puget Sound, Wash. August 14, 1943
YC-1272 Near San Pedro June 1945
YC-1278 Off Atlantic Coast March 10, 1943
YCF-23 En Route To Eniwetok March 1945
YCF-29 En Route To Eniwetok March 1945
YCF-36 En Route To Eniwetok March 1945
YCF-37 En Route To Eniwetok March 1945
YCF-42 34°47′N 75°5′W / 34.783°N 75.083°W / 34.783; -75.083 December 1944
YCF-59 Off Delaware January 1945
YCK-1 Wake Island 1942
YCK-2 45°47′N 58°57′W / 45.783°N 58.95°W / 45.783; -58.95 November 5, 1943
YCK-8 Off Key West, Fla. December 13, 1943
YD-19 Philippines 1942
YD-47 Philippines 1942
YD-56 Philippines 1942
YD-60 Philippines 1942
YDG-4 Off New Caledonia October 1, 1943
YF-86 Philippines 1942
YF-177 Philippines 1942
YF-178 Philippines 1942
YF-179 Philippines 1942
YF-180 Philippines 1942
YF-181 Philippines 1942
YF-212 Philippines 1942
YF-223 Philippines 1942
YF-224 Philippines 1942
YF-230 Philippines 1942
YF-317 Philippines 1942
YF-401 35°7′N 69°0′W / 35.117°N 69°W / 35.117; -69 June 20, 1943
YF-415 42°24′N 70°36′W / 42.4°N 70.6°W / 42.4; -70.6 May 11, 1944
YF-487 In Caribbean July 18, 1943
YF-575 Off Atlantic City, N.J. May 6, 1943
YF-579 At San Francisco September 20, 1943
YF-724 Off Farallones March 22, 1945
YF-725 Off Farallones March 22, 1945
YF-777 At Eniwetok August 6, 1945
YF-926 En Route Pearl Harbor March 8, 1945
San Felipe Philippines 1942
Santa Rita Philippines 1942
Rosal Philippines 1942
Camia Philippines 1942
Dapdap Philippines 1942
Rivera Philippines 1942
Magdalena Philippines 1942
Yacal Philippines January 2, 1942
Dewey At Bataan, P.I. April 10, 1942
YFD-20 Off California January 31, 1943
YG-39 10°10′N 79°51′W / 10.167°N 79.85°W / 10.167; -79.85 September 27, 1944
YG-44 At Pearl Harbor February 7, 1945
YM-4 Philippines 1942
YM-13 Guam 1942
YMS-14 In Boston Harbor January 11, 1945
YMS-19 Off Palau September 24, 1944
YMS-21 43°6′N 5°54′E / 43.1°N 5.9°E / 43.1; 5.9 September 1, 1944
YMS-24 43°23′N 6°43′E / 43.383°N 6.717°E / 43.383; 6.717 August 16, 1944
YMS-30 41°23′N 12°45′E / 41.383°N 12.75°E / 41.383; 12.75 January 25, 1944
YMS-39 1°19′S 116°49′E / 1.317°S 116.817°E / -1.317; 116.817 June 26, 1945
YMS-48 14°25′N 120°34′E / 14.417°N 120.567°E / 14.417; 120.567 February 14, 1945
YMS-50 Off Balikipapan, N.E.I. June 18, 1945
YMS-70 In Leyte Gulf, P.I. October 17, 1944
YMS-71 4°58′N 119°47′E / 4.967°N 119.783°E / 4.967; 119.783 April 3, 1945
YMS-84 Off Balikpapan, Borneo July 9, 1945
YMS-98 Off Okinawa September 16, 1945
YMS-103 26°13′N 127°54′E / 26.217°N 127.9°E / 26.217; 127.9 April 8, 1945
YMS-127 In Aleutians January 10, 1944
YMS-133 Off Oregon Coast February 21, 1943
YMS-304 Off Northern France July 30, 1944
YMS-341 Off Okinawa September 16, 1945
YMS-350 Off Cherbourg July 2, 1944
YMS-365 1°18′S 116°50′E / 1.3°S 116.833°E / -1.3; 116.833 June 26, 1945
YMS-378 49°33′N 1°13′W / 49.55°N 1.217°W / 49.55; -1.217 July 30, 1944
YMS-385 Off Ulithi, Caroline Islands October 1, 1944
YMS-409 Off Atlantic Coast September 12, 1944
YMS-421 Off Okinawa September 16, 1945
YMS-472 Off Okinawa September 16, 1945
YMS-481 battle of Tarakan May 2, 1945
YO-41 Philippines 1942
YO-42 Philippines 1942
YO-64 Philippines January 1942
YO-156 At Sitka, Alaska May 1945
YO-157 At Sitka, Alaska May 1945
YO-159 Off New Hebrides January 14, 1944
YPD-22 Philippines 1942
YPK-6 Philippines 1942
YPK-7 Philippines 1942
YR-43 In Gulf of Alaska March 28, 1945
YRC-4 Philippines 1942
YSP-41 Philippines 1942
YSP-42 Philippines 1942
YSP-43 Philippines 1942
YSP-44 Philippines 1942
YSP-45 Philippines 1942
YSP-46 Philippines 1942
YSP-47 Philippines 1942
YSP-48 Philippines 1942
YSP-49 Philippines 1942
YSP-50 Philippines 1942
YSR-2 Philippines 1942
Banaag Philippines 1942
Iona Philippines 1942
Mercedes Philippines 1942
Vaga At Corregidor, P.I. May 5, 1942
YT-198 Off Anzio, Italy February 18, 1944
YT-247 14°14′N 158°59′W / 14.233°N 158.983°W / 14.233; -158.983 April 5, 1944
Shahaka 27°21′N 136°29′W / 27.35°N 136.483°W / 27.35; -136.483 May 9, 1944
YTM-467 Marshall Or Gilbert Islands March 1944
YW-50 Guam 1942
YW-54 Philippines 1942
YW-55 Guam 1942
YW-58 Guam 1942

Cargo vessels[edit | edit source]

Name Location Date Cause
Aludra 11°26′S 162°0′E / 11.433°S 162°E / -11.433; 162 June 23, 1943
Deimos 11°26′S 162°0′E / 11.433°S 162°E / -11.433; 162 June 23, 1943
Pollux Off Newfoundland Coast February 18, 1942
Serpens At Guadalcanal I., Solomons January 29, 1945

Miscellaneous auxiliaries[edit | edit source]

Name Location Date Cause
Ailanthus In Aleutians February 26, 1944
Asphalt At Saipan October 6, 1944
Atik 36°00′00″N 70°00′00″W / 36°N 70°W / 36; -70 March 26, 1942 Sunk by U-123[11]
Canopus At Bataan, P.I. April 10, 1942
Cythera Off Atlantic Coast May 2, 1942 Sunk by U-402[12]
Extractor In Marianas January 24, 1945
Macaw At Midway Channel February 12, 1944
Moonstone Off Delaware Capes October 16, 1943
Mount Hood At Manus, Admiralty Islands November 10, 1944
Muskeget In North Atlantic Ocean September 9, 1942 Sunk by U-755
Niagara In Solomons May 23, 1943
Pigeon At Corregidor, P.I. May 3, 1942
Pontiac Off Halifax, Nova Scotia January 30, 1945 Salvaged 17 February 1945
Porcupine At Mindoro, P.I. December 30, 1944
Redwing 37°22′N 9°55′E / 37.367°N 9.917°E / 37.367; 9.917 June 28, 1943
Rescuer In Aleutians January 1, 1943
Robert L. Barnes Guam December 1941 Captured in port
Ronaki Off Eastern Australia June 18, 1943
Utah 21°22′N 157°57′W / 21.367°N 157.95°W / 21.367; -157.95, Pearl Harbor December 7, 1941 Sunk by carrier-based aircraft torpedo
ex-Fisheries At Corregidor, P.I. May 5, 1942
ex-Maryann At Corregidor, P.I. May 5, 1942
Walker En Route To Pearl Harbor December 28, 1941
APD-13 Off Okinawa September 16, 1945

References[edit | edit source]

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