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The list of shipwrecks in May 1942 includes all ships sunk, foundered, grounded, or otherwise lost during May 1942.


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Kuttabul (AWM 042975)

HMAS Kuttabul

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  • Tai Shan (Flag of Norway.svg Norway): The cargo ship sank at Liverpool, Lancashire some time after 15 May, when she had arrived with Convoy HX 188. Subsequently repaired and returned to service.[209]

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  22. "Sama". Uboat. http://uboat.net/allies/merchants/ships/1588.html. Retrieved 27 March 2012. 
  23. "San Rafael". Uboat. http://uboat.net/allies/merchants/ships/1589.html. Retrieved 22 February 2012. 
  24. "Eastern Sword". Uboat. http://uboat.net/allies/merchants/ships/1597.html. Retrieved 6 March 2012. 
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  31. "Norlindo". Uboat. http://uboat.net/allies/merchants/ships/1596.html. Retrieved 29 March 2012. 
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  33. "Tuscaloosa City". Uboat. http://uboat.net/allies/merchants/ships/1598.html. Retrieved 22 February 2012. 
  34. "Afoundria". Uboat. http://uboat.net/allies/merchants/ships/1602.html. Retrieved 23 February 2012. 
  35. 35.0 35.1 "HMS Auricula (+1942)". Wrecksite. http://www.wrecksite.eu/wreck.aspx?134949. Retrieved 14 October 2011. 
  36. "FR Beveziers of the French Navy". Uboat. http://uboat.net/allies/warships/ships/6140.html. Retrieved 5 May 2013. 
  37. "Bouganville Cruiser 1913-1942". Wrecksite.eu. http://www.wrecksite.eu/wreck.aspx?10261. Retrieved 5 May 2013. 
  38. "Delisle". Uboat. http://uboat.net/allies/merchants/ships/3112.html. Retrieved 8 April 2012. 
  39. "FR D'Entrecastreax of the French Navy". Uboat. http://uboat.net/allies/warships/ships/6154.html. Retrieved 5 May 2013. 
  40. "Liberty Ships - Joaquin - Johns". Mariners. http://www.mariners-l.co.uk/LibShipsJo.html. Retrieved 6 January 2012. 
  41. "Joseph M. Cudahy". Uboat. http://uboat.net/allies/merchants/ships/1605.html. Retrieved 29 March 2012. 
  42. "Lady Drake". Uboat. http://uboat.net/allies/merchants/ships/1606.html. Retrieved 22 February 2012. 
  43. "D/S Magnhild". Warsailors. http://www.warsailors.com/singleships/magnhild.html. Retrieved 28 January 2012. 
  44. "Brant". Dictionary of American Naval Fighting Ships. Navy Department, Naval History & Heritage Command. http://www.hazegray.org/danfs/mine/am24.htm. Retrieved 1 May 2012. 
  45. "Munger T. Ball". Uboat. http://uboat.net/allies/merchants/ships/1603.html. Retrieved 29 March 2012. 
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  47. "Abgara". Uboat. http://uboat.net/allies/merchants/ships/1609.html. Retrieved 23 February 2012. 
  48. 48.0 48.1 "Alcoa Puritan". Uboat. http://uboat.net/allies/merchants/ships/1611.html. Retrieved 29 March 2012. 
  49. "Green Island". Uboat. http://uboat.net/allies/merchants/ships/1608.html. Retrieved 22 February 2012. 
  50. 50.0 50.1 50.2 "Skipjack". Dictionary of American Naval Fighting Ships. Navy Department, Naval History & Heritage Command. http://www.hazegray.org/danfs/submar/ss184.txt. Retrieved 30 December 2011. 
  51. "HMS ML 160 of the Royal Navy". Uboat. http://uboat.net/allies/warships/ships/14334.html. Retrieved 6 May 2013. 
  52. "ASW Trawler HMS Senatuer Duhamel". Uboat. http://uboat.net/allies/warships/ships/6472.html. Retrieved 6 May 2013. 
  53. 53.0 53.1 53.2 "Triton". Dictionary of American Naval Fighting Ships. Navy Department, Naval History & Heritage Command. http://www.hazegray.org/danfs/submar/ss201.txt. Retrieved 28 December 2011. 
  54. "D/S Frank Seamans". Warsailors. http://www.warsailors.com/singleships/frankseamans.html. Retrieved 12 January 2012. 
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  56. "HMS ML 130 of the Royal Navy". Uboat. http://uboat.net/allies/warships/ships/14304.html. Retrieved 7 May 2013. 
  57. "Ontario". Uboat. http://uboat.net/allies/merchants/ships/1614.html. Retrieved 29 March 2012. 
  58. "Duca Degli Abruzzi (5607442)". Miramar Ship Index. http://www.miramarshipindex.org.nz. Retrieved 1 December 2012.  (subscription required)
  59. 59.0 59.1 "Mildred Pauline". Uboat. http://uboat.net/allies/merchants/ships/1616.html. Retrieved 29 February 2012. 
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  61. "Ohioan". Uboat. http://uboat.net/allies/merchants/ships/1618.html. Retrieved 8 April 2012. 
  62. "Somalia (1142471)". Miramar Ship Index. http://www.miramarshipindex.org.nz. Retrieved 1 December 2012.  (subscription required)
  63. "Grenadier (SS-210)". Dictionary of American Naval Fighting Ships. Navy Department, Naval History & Heritage Command. http://www.hazegray.org/danfs/submar/ss210.txt. Retrieved 28 December 2011. 
  64. "Japanese Army Auxiliary Transports". Combinedfleet.com. http://www.combinedfleet.com/Taiyo_t.htm. Retrieved 8 May 2013. 
  65. "D/S Torny". Warsailors. http://www.warsailors.com/singleships/torny.html. Retrieved 8 February 2012. 
  66. "Torny". Uboat. http://uboat.net/allies/merchants/ships/1617.html. Retrieved 29 March 2012. 
  67. "Calgarolite". Uboat. http://uboat.net/allies/merchants/ships/1622.html. Retrieved 22 February 2012. 
  68. "D/S Douro". Warsailors. http://www.warsailors.com/singleships/douro.html. Retrieved 12 January 2012. 
  69. "DD-388". Dictionary of American Naval Fighting Ships. Navy Department, Naval History & Heritage Command. http://www.hazegray.org/danfs/destroy/dd388txt.htm. Retrieved 19 January 2012. 
  70. "M/T Lise". Warsailors. http://www.warsailors.com/singleships/lise.html. Retrieved 26 January 2011. 
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  72. "1916 Type Minesweepers". Navypedia. http://www.navypedia.org/ships/germany/ger_mine_m57.htm. Retrieved 9 May 2013. 
  73. "Mount Louis". Uboat. http://uboat.net/allies/merchants/ships/1619.html. Retrieved 6 March 2012. 
  74. "R 45 R-Boat Raumboot". Wehrmachthistory.com. http://www.wehrmacht-history.com/kriegsmarine/r-boats/1936-42-type/r45-r-boat.htm. Retrieved 9 May 2013. 
  75. "Aurora". Uboat. http://uboat.net/allies/merchants/ships/1624.html. Retrieved 27 March 2012. 
  76. "Kitty's Brook". Uboat. http://uboat.net/allies/merchants/ships/3521.html. Retrieved 9 April 2012. 
  77. "Ramb IV". ShipwrecksofEgypt.com. http://www.shipwrecksofegypt.com/images/shippages/rambiv.html. Retrieved 16 December 2012. 
  78. "Cape of Good Hope". Uboat. http://uboat.net/allies/merchants/ships/1625.html. Retrieved 27 March 2012. 
  79. "HMS Bedfordshire (FY 141)". Uboat. http://uboat.net/allies/merchants/ships/1626.html. Retrieved 8 April 2012. 
  80. "Cocle". Uboat. http://uboat.net/allies/merchants/ships/1632.html. Retrieved 20 February 2012. 
  81. "Cristales". Uboat. http://uboat.net/allies/merchants/ships/1631.html. Retrieved 25 February 2012. 
  82. "K-23 of the Soviet Navy". Uboat. http://uboat.net/allies/warships/ships/5128.html. Retrieved 12 May 2013. 
  83. "Leto". Uboat. http://uboat.net/allies/merchants/ships/1628.html. Retrieved 7 April 2012. 
  84. "Llanover". Uboat. http://uboat.net/allies/merchants/ships/1629.html. Retrieved 25 February 2012. 
  85. "Nicoya". Uboat. http://uboat.net/allies/merchants/ships/1630.html. Retrieved 7 April 2012. 
  86. "Japanese Minelayers". Combinedfleet.com. http://www.combinedfleet.com/Okinoshima_t.htm. Retrieved 12 May 2013. 
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  89. "Virginia". Uboat. http://uboat.net/allies/merchants/ships/1635.html. Retrieved 29 March 2012. 
  90. "Batna". Uboat. http://uboat.net/allies/merchants/ships/1639.html. Retrieved 20 February 2012. 
  91. "City of Melbourne". Uboat. http://uboat.net/allies/merchants/ships/1643.html. Retrieved 29 February 2012. 
  92. "Denpark". Uboat. http://uboat.net/allies/merchants/ships/1638.html. Retrieved 28 February 2012. 
  93. "Esso Houston". Uboat. http://uboat.net/allies/merchants/ships/1644.html. Retrieved 6 March 2012. 
  94. "Gulfpenn". Uboat. http://uboat.net/allies/merchants/ships/1645.html. Retrieved 27 March 2012. 
  95. "D/S Hav". Warsailors. http://www.warsailors.com/singleships/hav.html. Retrieved 14 January 2012. 
  96. "Iltis (6108940)". Miramar Ship Index. http://www.miramarshipindex.org.nz. Retrieved 20 July 2012.  (subscription required)
  97. "Koenjit". Uboat. http://uboat.net/allies/merchants/ships/1641.html. Retrieved 29 February 2012. 
  98. 98.0 98.1 "Letitia Porter". Uboat. http://uboat.net/allies/merchants/ships/1636.html. Retrieved 29 February 2012. 
  99. "MTB 220 of the Royal Navy". Uboat. http://uboat.net/allies/warships/ships/16756.html. Retrieved 13 May 2013. 
  100. "Error: no |title= specified when using {{Cite web}}". 26 May 1942. 
  101. "Norlantic". Uboat. 16 February 2011. http://uboat.net/allies/merchants/ships/1637.html. 
  102. "Torpedo Boat Seeadler". Wehrmachy-history.com. http://www.wehrmacht-history.com/kriegsmarine/torpedo-boats/seeadler-torpedo-boat.htm. Retrieved 13 May 2013. 
  103. "Tolken". Uboat. http://uboat.net/allies/merchants/ships/1640.html. Retrieved 20 February 2012. 
  104. "Amapala". Uboat. http://uboat.net/allies/merchants/ships/1658.html. Retrieved 29 March 2012. 
  105. "Brabant". Uboat. http://uboat.net/allies/merchants/ships/1646.html. Retrieved 29 February 2012. 
  106. "British Colony". Uboat. http://uboat.net/allies/merchants/ships/1654.html. Retrieved 6 March 2012. 
  107. "Comayagua". Uboat. http://uboat.net/allies/merchants/ships/1647.html. Retrieved 22 February 2012. 
  108. "David McKelvy". Uboat. http://uboat.net/allies/merchants/ships/1653.html. Retrieved 27 March 2012. 
  109. "Dzerjinsky of the Soviet Navy". Uboat. http://uboat.net/allies/warships/ships/5870.html. Retrieved 14 May 2013. 
  110. "D/S Isbjørn". Warsailors. http://www.warsailors.com/singleships/isbjorn2.html. Retrieved 24 January 2011. 
  111. 111.0 111.1 "Norwegian Merchant Ships 1939 - 1945, Ships beginning Se through Sj". Warsailors. http://www.warsailors.com/freefleet/norfleets2.html. Retrieved 7 February 2012. 
  112. "Mount Olympus". Uboat. http://uboat.net/allies/merchants/ships/1652.html. Retrieved 8 April 2012. 
  113. "William C. McTarnahan". Uboat. http://uboat.net/allies/merchants/ships/1659.html. Retrieved 27 March 2012. 
  114. "Kupa". Uboat. http://uboat.net/allies/merchants/ships/1656.html. Retrieved 29 February 2012. 
  115. "M-26 (6111271)". Miramar Ship Index. http://www.miramarshipindex.org.nz. Retrieved 21 July 2012.  (subscription required)
  116. "Seeadler (6108861)". Miramar Ship Index. http://www.miramarshipindex.org.nz. Retrieved 20 July 2012.  (subscription required)
  117. 117.0 117.1 "D/S Selje". Warsailors