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The list of shipwrecks in September 1944 includes ships sunk, foundered, grounded, or otherwise lost during September 1944.


September 1944
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4 September[edit | edit source]

  • Grenadier ( Belgium): World War II: The cargo ship was scuttled in the Scheldt by German Forces. She was raised on 19 February 1945 and completed as Armand Grisar.[10]
  • Musketier ( Belgium): World War II: The uncompleted tanker was scuttled in the Scheldt at Antwerp by German Forces. She was raised on 13 April 1945 and completed in 1949 as Gouvernor Galpin.[10]
  • UIT-15 ( Kriegsmarine): World War II: The Ex-Italian Flutto-class submarine was bombed and sunk at Genoa, Italy by the R.A.F.[6]
  • UIT-16 ( Kriegsmarine): World War II: The Ex-Italian Flutto-class submarine was bombed and sunk at Genoa, Italy by the R.A.F.[6]
  • UIT-20 ( Kriegsmarine): World War II: The Ex-Italian Flutto-class submarine was bombed and sunk at Genoa, Italy by the R.A.F.[6]
  • Yard No 694, John Cockerill SA ( Belgium): World War II: The uncompleted tanker was scuttled at Hoboken, Antwerp by German Forces. She was raised on 6 December 1945 and completed in 1949 as Belgian Pride.[10]
  • Yard No 695, John Cockerill SA ( Belgium): World War II: The uncompleted tanker was scuttled at Hoboken by German Forces. She was raised on 27 December 1944 and completed in April 1946 as Stavelot.[15]
  • Yard No 696, John Cockerill SA ( Belgium): World War II: The uncompleted cargo ship was scuttled at Hoboken by German Forces. She was raised on 12 November 1944 and completed in 1946 as Houffalize.[16]

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6 September[edit | edit source]

7 September[edit | edit source]

8 September[edit | edit source]

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Rex

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15 September[edit | edit source]

For the loss of RFA Brambleleaf on this day, see the entry for 10 June 1942.

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20 September[edit | edit source]

  • Vela ( Norway: World War II: The cargo ship was torpedoed and sunk in the North Sea 11 nautical miles (20 km) off the Eigerøy Lighthouse by HMS Sceptre ( Royal Navy).[44]

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For the sinking of the Norwegian coaster Hugin during September 1944, see the entry for 15 July 1944.

References[edit | edit source]

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  32. 32.0 32.1 32.2 32.3 "Japanese Transports". Combinedfleet.com. http://www.combinedfleet.com/Shokei_t.htm. Retrieved 8 September 2013. 
  33. "Pinto". Uboat. http://uboat.net/allies/merchants/ships/3350.html. Retrieved 27 March 2012. 
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  35. 35.0 35.1 "Japanese Escorts". Combinedfleet.com. http://www.combinedfleet.com/CD-7_t.htm. Retrieved 10 September 2013. 
  36. 36.0 36.1 "Japanese Escorts". Combinedfleet.com. http://www.combinedfleet.com/CD-4_t.htm. Retrieved 10 September 2013. 
  37. "U-484". Uboat. http://uboat.net/boats/u484.htm. Retrieved 27 March 2012. 
  38. 38.0 38.1 "Sunfish". Dictionary of American Naval Fighting Ships. Navy Department, Naval History & Heritage Command. http://www.hazegray.org/danfs/submar/ss281.htm. Retrieved 4 January 2012. 
  39. "Japanese Oilers". Combinedfleet.com. http://www.combinedfleet.com/Chihaya_t.htm. Retrieved 10 September 2013. 
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  43. "M-462 (6116058)". Miramar Ship Index. http://www.miramarshipindex.org.nz. Retrieved 1 May 2012.  (subscription required)
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  45. "Growler (SS-215)". Dictionary of American Naval Fighting Ships. Navy Department, Naval History & Heritage Command. http://www.hazegray.org/danfs/submar/ss215.txt. Retrieved 31 December 2011. 
  46. 46.0 46.1 46.2 46.3 46.4 "Japanese Escorts". Combinedfleet.com. http://www.combinedfleet.com/Hirado_t.htm. Retrieved 12 September 2013. 
  47. "M-426 (6116039)". Miramar Ship Index. http://www.miramarshipindex.org.nz. Retrieved 1 May 2012.  (subscription required)
  48. "Japanese Transports". Combinedfleet.com. http://www.combinedfleet.com/Nankai_t.htm. Retrieved 13 September 2013. 
  49. "Japanese Transports". Combinedfleet.com. http://www.combinedfleet.com/NichieiT_t.htm. Retrieved 13 September 2013. 
  50. "Japanese Transports". Combinedfleet.com. http://www.combinedfleet.com/Rakuto_t.htm. Retrieved 13 September 2013. 
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  54. "YMS-409 of the US Navy". Uboat. http://uboat.net/allies/warships/ships/9827.html. Retrieved 12 September 2013. 
  55. "Japanese Sub Chasers". Combinedfleet.com. http://www.combinedfleet.com/CH-42_t.htm. Retrieved 13 September 2013. 
  56. "MFV 1033 of the Royal Navy". Uboat. http://uboat.net/allies/warships/ships/16370.html. Retrieved 13 August 2013. 
  57. 57.0 57.1 "Bedloe, 1927". United States Coast Guard. http://www.uscg.mil/history/webcutters/Bedloe1927.asp. Retrieved 11 January 2012. 
  58. "MMS 278 of the Royal Navy". Uboat. http://uboat.net/allies/warships/ships/13983.html. Retrieved 14 August 2013. 
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  64. 64.0 64.1 "Japanese Oilers". Combinedfleet.com. http://www.combinedfleet.com/Ogura2_t.htm. Retrieved 16 September 2013. 
  65. "Japanese Auxiliary Oilers". Combinedfleet.com. http://www.combinedfleet.com/Azusa_t.htm. Retrieved 16 September 2013. 
  66. "T-18 (6112439)". Miramar Ship Index. http://www.miramarshipindex.org.nz. Retrieved 21 July 2012.  (subscription required)
  67. "Japanese Flattops". Combinedfleet.com. http://www.combinedfleet.com/Unyo_t.htm. Retrieved 16 September 2013. 
  68. "Japanese Auxiliary Cruisers". Combinedfleet.com. http://www.combinedfleet.com/Saigon_t.htm. Retrieved 18 September 2013. 
  69. "Shad". Dictionary of American Naval Fighting Ships. Navy Department, Naval History & Heritage Command. http://www.hazegray.org/danfs/submar/ss235.txt. Retrieved 1 January 2012. 
  70. "Japanese Submarine Depot Ships". Combinedfleet.com. http://www.combinedfleet.com/Jingei_t.htm. Retrieved 10 October 2013. 
  71. "LCI(L)-459 of the US Navy". Uboat. http://uboat.net/allies/warships/ships/21501.html. Retrieved 19 September 2013. 
  72. "D/S Lynx". Warsailors. http://www.warsailors.com/homefleetsingles/lynx.html. Retrieved 9 February 2012. 
  73. "PT-371". Imbiblio. http://www.ibiblio.org/hyperwar/USN/ships/PT/PT-371.html. Retrieved 19 September 2013. 
  74. "Norwegian Homefleet - WW II, Ships starting with To through Ty". Warsailors. http://www.warsailors.com/homefleet/shipst2.html. Retrieved 11 February 2012. 
  75. "U-407". Uboat. http://uboat.net/boats/u407.htm. Retrieved 22 March 2012. 
  76. "U-565". Uboat. http://uboat.net/boats/u565.htm. Retrieved 9 April 2012. 
  77. "U-867". Uboat. http://uboat.net/boats/u867.htm. Retrieved 23 April 2012. 
  78. 78.0 78.1 "Japanese Sub Chasers". Combinedfleet.com. http://www.combinedfleet.com/CH-63_t.htm. Retrieved 21 September 2013. 
  79. 79.0 79.1 79.2 79.3 79.4 79.5 79.6 "Japanese Escorts". Combinedfleet.com. http://www.combinedfleet.com/CD-5_t.htm. Retrieved 21 September 2013. 
  80. "Japanese Ore Carriers". Combinedfleet.com. http://www.combinedfleet.com/Hioki_t.htm. Retrieved 21 September 2013. 
  81. "Norwegian Homefleet - WW II, Ships starting with He through Hø". Warsailors. http://www.warsailors.com/homefleet/shipsh2.html. Retrieved 9 February 2012. 
  82. "Haddo (SS-255)". Dictionary of American Naval Fighting Ships. Navy Department, Naval History & Heritage Command. http://www.hazegray.org/danfs/submar/ss255.txt. Retrieved 3 January 2012. 
  83. "Japanese Auxiliary Oilers". Combinedfleet.com. http://www.combinedfleet.com/Kyokuto_t.htm. Retrieved 21 September 2013. 
  84. "Japanese Oilers". Combinedfleet.com. http://www.combinedfleet.com/Niyo_t.htm. Retrieved 21 September 2013. 
  85. "Japanese Escorts". Combinedfleet.com. http://www.combinedfleet.com/Fukue_t.htm. Retrieved 21 September 2013. 
  86. "Long Lancers". Combinedfleet.com. http://www.combinedfleet.com/Satsuk_t.htm. Retrieved 21 September 2013. 
  87. "Japanese Oilers". Combinedfleet.com. http://www.combinedfleet.com/Sunosaki_t.htm. Retrieved 21 September 2013. 
  88. 88.0 88.1 "Lapon". Dictionary of American Naval Fighting Ships. Navy Department, Naval History & Heritage Command. http://www.hazegray.org/danfs/submar/ss260.htm. Retrieved 4 January 2012. 
  89. "Brilliant". Uboat. http://uboat.net/allies/merchants/ships/3354.html. Retrieved 24 April 2012. 
  90. "Imperial Flattops". Combinedfleet.com. http://www.combinedfleet.com/Akitsus_t.htm. Retrieved 24 September 2013. 
  91. "Japanese Sub Chasers". Combinedfleet.com. http://www.combinedfleet.com/CH-32_t.htm. Retrieved 24 September 2013. 
  92. 92.0 92.1 92.2 92.3 92.4 "Japanese Oilers". Combinedfleet.com. http://www.combinedfleet.com/Okikawa_t.htm. Retrieved 24 September 2013. 
  93. "Long Lancers". Combinedfleet.com. http://www.combinedfleet.com/Hyabu_t.htm. Retrieved 24 September 2013. 
  94. "Japanese Supply Ships". Combinedfleet.com. http://www.combinedfleet.com/Irako_t.htm. Retrieved 24 September 2013. 
  95. "Japanese Ammunition Ships". Combinedfleet.com. http://www.combinedfleet.com/Kogyo_t.htm. Retrieved 24 September 2013. 
  96. "Japanese Army Auxiliary Transports". Combinedfleet.com. http://www.combinedfleet.com/Siberia_t.htm. Retrieved 24 September 2013. 
  97. "YMS-19 of the US Navy". Uboat. http://uboat.net/allies/warships/ships/9439.html. Retrieved 24 September 2013. 
  98. 98.0 98.1 "Japanese Minelayers". Combinedfleet.com. http://www.combinedfleet.com/Yaeyama_t.htm. Retrieved 24 September 2013. 
  99. 99.0 99.1 "Thresher". Dictionary of American Naval Fighting Ships. Navy Department, Naval History & Heritage Command. http://www.hazegray.org/danfs/submar/ss200.txt. Retrieved 31 December 2011. 
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  103. "Japanese Gunboats". Combinedfleet.com. http://www.combinedfleet.com/Saga_t.htm. Retrieved 6 October 2013. 
  104. "U-871". Uboat. http://uboat.net/boats/u871.htm. Retrieved 23 April 2012. 
  105. "Japanese Escorts". Combinedfleet.com. http://www.combinedfleet.com/CD-10_t.htm. Retrieved 27 September 2013. 
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  124. "U-865". Uboat. http://uboat.net/boats/u865.htm. Retrieved 23 April 2012. 
  125. "U-921". Uboat. http://uboat.net/boats/u921.htm. Retrieved 24 April 2012. 
  126. "U-1054". Uboat. http://uboat.net/boats/u1054.htm. Retrieved 27 April 2012. 


Ship events in 1944
Ship launches: 1939 1940 1941 1942 1943 1944 1945 1946 1947 1948 1949
Ship commissionings: 1939 1940 1941 1942 1943 1944 1945 1946 1947 1948 1949
Ship decommissionings: 1939 1940 1941 1942 1943 1944 1945 1946 1947 1948 1949
Shipwrecks: 1939 1940 1941 1942 1943 1944 1945 1946 1947 1948 1949

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