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Key WWII events - August 1944

Soviet forces reach River Vistula
Polish Home Army uprising in Warsaw begins
Soviet forces invade Romania
Allied landings in the South of France: Operation Anvil
Liberation of Paris, Marseille & Toulon
British forces capture Florence
Japanese convoy routes Manila-Palau (direct), Davao-Palau, Balik Papan-Palau,
Takao-Hainan & Hong Kong-Hainan abandoned

Canadian escort carrier Nabob

Canadian escort carrier Nabob

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Axis Aug-44 Allied
thailand flag France flag Romania flag german flag japan flag Total Class Total USA flag british flag free France flag soviet flag canada flag australia flag new zealand flag poland flag netherlands flag norway flag greece flag brazil flag yugo flag italy flag
0 1 0 3 8 11 Battleships 33 17 10 2 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0
0 0 0 0 1 1 Fleet Carriers 16 11 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
0 0 0 0 3 3 Light Carriers 10 8 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
0 0 0 2 13 15 Heavy Cruisers 33 15 6 3 6 0 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0
0 1 0 4 11 15 Light Cruisers 74 30 28 6 2 0 2 2 0 2 0 0 2 0 7
8 0 6 57 51 114 Destroyers 610 358 142 13 48 20 10 0 4 2 2 4 5 2 14
4 0 2 319 32 353 Submarines 525 209 113 17 161 0 0 0 2 13 1 4 4 1 29
0 0 0 0 6 6 Escort Carriers 103 60 40 0 0 1 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0
0 3 3 17 76 96 Escorts 1004 367 412 31 12 150 6 2 2 2 5 9 6 0 14
3 0 0 2 4 6 Other 37 24 7 2 0 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0

 

Neutral Countries

Class argentina flag chile flag columbia flag peru flag denmark flag sweden flag portugal flag spain flag turkey flag
Battleships 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Fleet Carriers 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Light Carriers 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Heavy Cruisers 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
Light Cruisers 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 5 0
Destroyers 15 8 2 2 0 24 5 16 6
Submarines 3 9 0 4 0 27 4 5 9
Escort Carriers 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Escorts 1 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2
Other 6 3 0 0 0 7 0 0 0

 

 

Allied and Axis Naval Losses

Contains the lost and damaged (and therefore out of action) warships by country.
These are changes that happen during the month and figures will be reflected in the following month's tables.

Allied Losses

USA flagLost Report
Harder Submarine Depth charged by Japanese warship Kaibokan No. 22, off W coast of Luzon, in the Dasol Bay, Philippines. Boat's periscope was spotted & despite the boat running silent & going deep, she broke up under depth charge attack, with oil and debris coming to the surface, 60 dead, 0 survivors 15.50N 119.43E 24/08/1944
Flier Submarine Mined on surface in Balabac Strait, SE of Palawan Island, 72 dead, 13 survivors 07.58N 117.15E 13/08/1944
Fiske Destroyer Escort Torpedoed by GNAT acoustic homing torpedo from German submarine U-804, 470 miles NNW of the Azores, in the North Atlantic. Ship broke in 2, bow sinking first, 33 dead, 50 injured 47.11N 33.29W 02/08/1944
Damaged Report
California Battleship Arrived for repair from gunfire & repair to damage to her bow from a collision with American warship Tennessee 24/08/1944
british flag Lost Report
Kite Sloop Torpedoed by GNAT acoustic homing torpedo German submarine U-344, 220 miles SW of Bear Island, in the Arctic Ocean. Ship was hit by 2 torpedoes & sank. 60 men survived the sinking, but only 14 were picked alive out of the Arctic water, but 5 died. 208 dead, 9 survivors 73.01N 03.57E 21/08/1944
Bickerton Frigate Damaged by GNAT acoustic homing torpedo from German submarine U-354, 120 miles WNW of the North Cape, in the Barents Sea. Her stern wrecked, both her propeller shafts are damaged & she is disabled. Canadian warship Nabob was also disabled during earlier attack. Because of the further risk of submarine & aircraft attack it was decided to scuttle her with a torpedo from British warship Vigilant, 38 dead 71.42N 19.11E 22/08/1944
Quorn Destroyer Escort Sunk by either German Linsen explosive motorboat or torpedoed by German Negar midget submarine in the Seine Bay, Normandy, during Operation Overlord, 130 dead 03/08/1944
Loyalty Minesweeper Torpedoed by GNAT acoustic homing torpedo from German submarine U-480, S of the Nab Tower, Spithead, in the English Channel, 19 dead, 30 survivors 50.09N 00.41W 22/08/1944
Britomart Minesweeper Bombed accidentally by British Typhoon aircraft 12 miles W of Cap d'Antifer, off coast of Normandy. 23 dead, 70 injured 49.41N 00.05E 27/08/1944
Hussar Minesweeper Bombed accidentally by British Typhoon aircraft 12 miles W of Cap d'Antifer, off coast of Normandy. 56 dead, 39 injured 49.40N 00.05W 27/08/1944
Damaged Report
Valiant Battleship Damaged in dock yard accident at Trincomalee, Ceylon, when AFD 28 floating drydock collapsed, 3 of her 4 propeller shafts damaged & unusable 08/08/1944
Frobisher Cruiser Damaged by bomb from German aircraft, off Arromanches, Normandy during Operation Overlord. Bomb hit blast shield to B turret, 6 dead, 12 injured 18/07/1944. Ship remained operational. Damaged by torpedo from German E-boat. A long range circling torpedo hit the ship's anchors & damaged mounting to B gun turret 08/08/1944. Arrived Chatham for temporary repair 10/08/1944
Bulldog Destroyer Damaged in collision with British warship Loch Dunvegan, in Gourock Bay, Scotland, major damage to her hull 12/08/1944
Orchis Corvette Damaged by German mine off Juno Beach, in the Baie de la Seine, Normandy, during Operation Overlord. Ship's bow destroyed up to her forward gun mount. She was beached on Juno Beach 21/08/1944. Declared a constructive total loss
Salamander Minesweeper Damaged by bombs accidentally from British Typhoon aircraft, 12 miles W of Cap d'Antifer, off the coast of Normandy, 7 dead, 15 injured 49.41N 00.05E 27/08/1944. Declared constructive total loss
canada flag Lost Report
Alberni Corvette Torpedoed by GNAT acoustic homing torpedo German submarine U-480, 25 miles SE of St Catherine's Point, in the English Channel. Ship was hit on her port side aft of the engine room. She sank in less a minute, 59 dead, 31 survivors 50.18N 00.51W 21/08/1944
Regina Corvette Torpedoed by German submarine U-667, N of Trevose Head Cornwall. Ship sank in 30 seconds, 30 dead 50.42N 05.03W 08/08/1944
Damaged Report
Nabob Escort Carrier Damaged by T5-FAT acoustic homing torpedo from German submarine U-354, 120 miles WNW of the North Cape, in the Barents Sea. Torpedo hit aft blowing a 50' by 40' hole in her hull & bent her single propeller shaft. She made her own way to port well down by the stern 71.42N 19.11E 22/08/1944. Arrived at Scapa Flow 27/08/1944. As there was no spare industrial capacity in either UK or USA ship was laid up on a mud bank on the S side of the Firth of Forth
soviet flag Lost Report
T 114 Minesweeper Torpedoed by German submarine U-365 in the Kala Sea 12/08/1944
T 118 Minesweeper Torpedoed by GNAT acoustic homing torpedo from German submarine U-365  in the Kala Sea 12/08/1944

 

Axis Losses

japan flag Lost Report
Nagara Cruiser Torpedoed by American submarine Croaker, 35 miles S of Nagasaki, 348 dead 32.09N 129.53E 07/08/1944
Natori Cruiser Torpedoed by American submarine Hardhead, 250 miles NE of Surigao, Philippines, ship hit on port side that hits her boiler room, stopping her dead in the water, she is then hit on the starboard side sinking her, 330 dead, 194 survivors & 48 survivors captured 12.29N 128.49E 18/08/1944
Samidare Destroyer Run aground on Velasco Reef, Palau Island to avoid attack by American aircraft 08.10N 134.38E. Torpedoed by American submarine Batfish, off Palau Islands. Ship broke in two & stern section sank, 30 dead 25/08/1944 Bow section was later destroyed by Japanese
Asakaze Destroyer Torpedoed by American submarine Haddo, 20 miles SW of Cape Bolinao, Luzon 23/08/1944
Yunagi Destroyer Torpedoed by American submarine Picuda, 20 miles NNE of Cape Bojeador, Luzon, 32 dead, 19 injured, 202 survivors 18.46N 20.46E 25/08/1944
Taiyo Escort Carrier Torpedoed by American submarine Rasher, 22 miles SW of Cape Bojeador, Luzon, hit by 2 torpedoes on her starboard quarter, aviation fuel tanks exploded engulfing the ship in fire, her port magazine was flooded to correct the list to starboard, a port fuel tank then exploded, with uncontrollable fires on her hanger deck her crew abandoned ship, 747 dead, 453 survivors 18.16N 120.20E 18/08/1944
Matsu Destroyer Escort Sunk by gunfire from American warships Ingersoll, Knapp & Cogswell NW of Chicgijima, Bonin Island 27.40N 144.48E 03/02/1944
Hiburi Escort Torpedoed by American submarine Haddo 35 miles W of Manila, South China Sea 14.15N 120.25E 22/08/1944
Matsuwa Escort Damaged by torpedo from American submarine Harder, bow blown off & dead in water 04.56am, finished off by torpedo from Harder, in Hidai Bay 25 miles W of Manila Bay 06.49 22/08/1944
Sado Escort Torpedoed by American submarine Haddo 35 miles W of Manila, South China Sea 14.15N 120.25E 22/08/1944
Kusagaki Escort Torpedoed by American submarine Guitarro 60 miles W of Manila 14.51N 119.59E 07/08/1944
Shirataka Escort Torpedoed by American submaine Sealion, W of Itbayat, Luzon Strait. Ship was hit by 3 torpedoes 20.55N 121.07E 31/08/1944
W 28 Minesweeper Torpedoed by American submarine Jack 70 miles NW of Menado, Celebes 02.15N 123.29E 29/08/1944
T 2 Transport Bombed by aircraft from American warships Task Force 58 off Chichi Jima 27.05N 142.09E 05/08/1944 
T 4 Transport Bombed by aircraft from American warships Task Force 58 off Chichi Jima 27.07N 142.12E 04/08/1944 
Damaged Report
Namikaze Destroyer Escort Damaged by torpedoed from American submarine Seal, N of Iturup Island, in the Sea of Okhotsk. Ship's stern was severely damaged 08/09/1944
I-165 Submarine Damaged by depth charges from Australian patrol boats, N of Wardo Bay, Biak, Schouten Island. Boat was attempting to contact Japanese troops on Biak & resupply them with from 60 supply drums lashed to her deck. She attempted to contact patrol boat believing them friendly. Boat crash dived to escape when attacked. She dived to 200 feet, but was pushed down to 360 feet, below her stated crush depth by exploding depth charges above her. Supply drums on her deck floated to the surface & the boat had a major water leak in her engine room. All machinery was shut down & she was able to surface 10 hours after attack. On surfacing her aft diving planes were lost & her vertical rudder control was bent 18/08/1944. Arrives at Ambon for emergency repair 23/08/1944. Arrives at Sasebo for repair 17/10/1944
german flag Lost Report
FR 36 Destroyer Scuttled in Toulon harbour 08/1944
T 22 Destroyer Mined in error in German minefield, because of navigational error, in the Gulf of Finland, 143 dead 59.42N 27.44E 18/08/1944
T 24 Destroyer Bombed by British RAF aircraft when acting as a guardship at Le Verdon 24/08/1944
T 30 Destroyer Mined in error in German minefield, because of navigational error, in the Gulf of Finland, 114 dead 59.43N 27.44E 18/08/1944
T 32 Destroyer Mined in error in German minefield, because of navigational error, in the Gulf of Finland, 137 dead 59.42N 27.43E 18/08/1944
TA 19 Destroyer Torpedoed by Greek submarine Pipnos off Port Vathi, Samos 37.45N 26.59E 09/08/1944
U-1000 Submarine Damaged by British mine in the Baltic Sea 15/08/1944
U-107 Submarine Depth charged by a British Sunderland aircraft in the Bay of Biscay, SSW of Belle Ile, 58 dead, 46.46N 03.49W 18/08/1944
U-1229 Submarine Damaged by depth charges & rockets from 3 Avenger & 2 Wildcat aircraft from American warship Bogue, in the North Atlantic, SSE of Cape Race, boat run out of battery power & surfaced, crew scuttled boat, 18 dead, 41 survivors captured 42.20N 51.39W 20/08/1944
U-178 Submarine Scuttled at Bordeaux as ship not seaworthy in face of Allied advance, 25/08/1944
U-18 Submarine Scuttled at Konstanza, Black Sea 44.12N, 28.41E. 25/08/1944
U-180 Submarine Missing in Bay of Biscay west of Bordeaux, 56 dead, 0 survivors 23/08/1944
U-188 Submarine Scuttled at Bordeaux base 20/08/1944
U-198 Submarine Depth charged by British warship Findhorn & Indian warship Godavari, 200 miles NNW of the Seychelles, 66 dead, 0 survivors 03.35S 52.49E 12/08/1944
U-230 Submarine Ran aground in the western Mediterranean Sea, in the Toulon road stead, 0 dead, 50 survivors 43.07N 06.00E 21/08/1944. Scuttled during Allied invasion of southern France
U-24 Submarine Scuttled at Konstanza, Black Sea 44.12N, 28.41E. 25/08/1944
U-270 Submarine Damaged by depth charges from Australian Sunderland aircraft in the Bay of Biscay, W of La Rochelle, boat was unable to drive after attack 12/08/1944. Commander ordered boat should be abandoned, with crew assembled on deck they were illuminated by an attacking British Leigh Light Wellington aircraft, the aircraft did not attack & the boat was later scuttled, 0 dead, 71 survivors captured 46.19N 02.56W 13/08/1944
U-344 Submarine Depth charged by British Swordfish aircraft from British warship Vindex, in the Barents Sea, NW of Bear Island, 50 dead 0 survivors 74.54N 15.26E 22/08/1944
U-354 Submarine Depth charged by British warships Mermaid, Peacock, Loch Dunvegan & Keppel, in the Barents Sea, NE of North Cape, 51 dead 0 survivors 72.49N 30.41E 24/08/1944
U-385 Submarine Damaged by depth charges from Australian Sunderland aircraft, boat was unable to dive & was sunk by gunfire from British warship Starling, in the Bay of Biscay, W of La Rochelle, 1 dead, 42 survivors captured 46.16N 02.45W 11/08/1944
U-413 Submarine Depth charged by British warships Wensleydale, Forester & Vidette, in the English Channel, SSE of Brighton, 45 dead, 1 survivor captured, 50.21N 00.01W 20/08/1944
U-445 Submarine Depth charged by British warship Louis in the Bay of Biscay, W of St. Nazaire, 52 dead, 0 survivors 47.21N 05.50W 24/08/1944
U-466 Submarine Damaged by bombs from American B-24 Liberator aircraft at Toulon 05/07/1944. Scuttled at Toulon during Operation Anvil the Allied invasion of southern France 43.05N 05.56E 19/08/1944
U-471 Submarine Bombed by American B-24 Liberator aircraft in dry dock at Toulon 06/08/1944
U-608 Submarine Depth charged by British Liberator aircraft in the Bay of Biscay, SSW of St Nazaire, 0 dead, 52 survivors captured 46.30N 03.28W 10/08/1944
U-618 Submarine Damaged by depth charges from British Leigh Light Liberator aircraft, later boat was sunk by depth charges from British warships Duckworth & Essington in the Bay of Biscay, W of St. Nazaire, 61 dead, 0 survivors 47.22N 04.39W 14/08/1944
U-621 Submarine Depth charged by Canadian warships Ottawa, Kootenay & Chaudiere, in the Bay of Biscay, WSW of La Rochelle, 56 dead, 0 survivors 45.52N 02.36W 18/08/1944
U-667 Submarine Mined in British Cinnamon minefield, in the Bay of Biscay, off La Pallice, 45 dead, 0 survivors 46.10N 01.14W 25/08/1944
U-671 Submarine Depth charged by British warships Stayner & Wensleydale, in English Channel, SSW of Beachy Head, 47 dead, 5 survivor, 50.23N 00.06E 05/08/1944
U-736 Submarine Depth charged by British warship Loch Killin, in the Bay of Biscay, 50 miles SW of Lorient, boat was forced to the surface coming up right under Loch Killin, number of the boats crew stepped onto warship before boat dropped away & sank, 28 dead, 19 survivors captured 47.19N 04.16W 06/08/1944
U-741 Submarine Depth charged by British warship Orchis, in the English Channel NW of Le Havre, 48 dead, 0 survivors 50.20N 00.34W 15/08/1944
U-9 Submarine Bombed by Russian aircraft at Konstanza, Black Sea 44.12N 28.41E 20/08/1944
U-925 Submarine Missing in the North Atlantic or Arctic Sea north of Britain, no explanation 51 dead, 0 survivors 24/08/1944
U-952 Submarine Damaged by bombs from American aircraft at Toulon, 06/08/1944
U-967 Submarine Damaged by American aircraft at Toulon 06/08/1944. Scuttled at Toulon, 2 dead, 11/08/1944
U-969 Submarine Bombed by American B-24 Liberator aircraft in Toulon 05/08/1944 Bombed again 06/08/1944. Scuttled to avoid capture 19/08/1944
U-981 Submarine Damaged by an air-laid mine in the Bay of Biscay, boat was in company with German submarine U-309 awaiting an escort, boats were spotted & depth charged by British Halifax aircraft & began to sink, SW of La Pallice, 12 dead, 40 survivors 45.41N 01.25W 12/08/1944
U-984 Submarine Depth charged by Canadian warships Ottawa, Kootenay & Chaudiere in the Bay of Biscay, SW of Ushant, 45 dead, 0 survivors 48.16N 05.33W 20/08/1944
TA 09 Torpedo Boat Bombed by American aircraft off Toulon 23/08/1944
TA 13 Torpedo Boat Scuttled to avoid capture by Allies at Toulon 25/08/1944
TA 21 Escort Damaged by aerial torpedo from Allied aircraft & later scuttled 09/08/1944
TA 35 Torpedo Boat Mined W of Pola, Istria. She broke in half, 17 dead 44.53N 13.47E 17/08/1944
SG 3 Escort Damaged by gunfire from British warships Bellona, Ashanti & Tartar and Canadian warships Haida & Iroquois 32 miles SSW of St Nazaire 06/08/1944. Bombed & sunk by British RAF Beaufighter aircraft at Les Sables d'Olonne, Brittany 07/08/1944
SG 21 Escort Bombed by American Army aircraft at Toulon 15/08/1944
SG 25 Escort Bombed by American Army aircraft at Toulon 15/08/1944
Uj 2232 Corvette Bombed by American Army aircraft at Genoa 17/08/1944
Uj 6081 Corvette Sunk by gunfire from American warship Somers S of Port Cros, off Toulon 15/08/1944
Uj 6082 Corvette Sunk by gunfire from British warships Aphis & Scarab and American Endicott in the Bay of Ciotat 15 miles E of Marseille 17/08/1944
M 27 Minesweeper Mined by British mine off Pauillac, Gironde 45.15N 01.15W 41 dead 11/08/1944
M 84 Minesweeper Scuttled to avoid capture by Allies at Le Harve 11/08/1944
M 206 Minesweeper Scuttled to avoid capture by Allies at St Malo 14/08/1944
M 262 Minesweeper Scuttled to avoid capture by Allies at Bordeaux 25/08/1944
M 263 Minesweeper Sunk by gunfire from British warships Bellona, Ashanti & Tartar and Canadian warships Haida & Iroquois 32 miles SSW of St Nazaire 06/08/1944
M 271 Minesweeper Bombed by British RAF aircraft at Pauillac, Gironde 04/08/1944
M 292 Minesweeper Bombed by British RAF Mosquito aircraft at the entrance to the Gironde off Le Verdon 21/08/1944
M 304 Minesweeper Mined in the Gironde 18/08/1944. Scuttled to avoid capture by Allies in the Gironde 25/08/1944
M 325 Minesweeper Bombed by British RAF aircraft at Pauillac, Gironde 04/08/1944
M 344 Minesweeper Scuttled to avoid capture by Allies at Bordeaux 25/08/1944
M 347 Minesweeper Torpedoed by British RAF Beaufighter aircraft off Schiermonnikoog 53.34N 06.01E 25/08/1944
M 363 Minesweeper Damaged by mine in the Gironde 17/08/1944. Scuttled to avoid capture by Allies in the Gironde 25/08/1944
M 366 Minesweeper Bombed by British RAF Beaufighter aircraft off Noirmoutiers, S of St Nazaire 08/08/1944
M 367 Minesweeper Bombed by British RAF Beaufighter aircraft off Noirmoutiers, S of St Nazaire 08/08/1944
M 370 Minesweeper Bombed by British RAF Mosquito aircraft off Royan 12/08/1944
M 383 Minesweeper Bombed by British RAF Beaufighter aircraft off Langeroog 53.50N 07.45E 13/08/1944
M 384 Minesweeper Scuttled to avoid capture by Allies at Nantes 11/08/1944
M 422 Minesweeper Bombed by British RAF aircraft at Pauillac, Gironde. She capsized before sinking 04/08/1944
M 428 Minesweeper Bombed by British RAF Beaufighter aircraft off Noirmoutiers, S of St Nazaire 08/08/1944
M 438 Minesweeper Bombed by British RAF Beaufighter aircraft off Noirmoutiers, S of St Nazaire 08/08/1944
M 444 Minesweeper Mined by British mine dropped from aircraft in Brest Roads 14/08/1944
M 463 Minesweeper Scuttled to avoid capture by Allies at Bordeaux 25/08/1944
M 468 Minesweeper Mined by British drifting mine off Namsos 64.29N 10.31E 12/08/1944
M 486 Minesweeper Sunk by gunfire from British warships Bellona, Ashanti & Tartar and Canadian warships Haida & Iroquois 32 miles SSW of St Nazaire 06/08/1944
Damaged Report
Z 23 Destroyer Damaged by bombs from British RAF aircraft at La Palllice 12/08/1944. Constructive total loss & decommissioned later that day sunk by bombs from British aircraft at La Pallice 21/08/1944
M 266 Minesweeper Damaged by bombs from British RAF aircraft Kiel 26/08/1944
M 385 Minesweeper Damaged by gunfire from British warships Mauritius & Ursa and Canadian warship Iroquois off Sables d'Olonne, NW of La Pallice St Nazaire 15/08/1944. Ship beached as constructive total loss
U-1196 Submarine Stricken after torpedo explosion 08/1944. Not repaired
U-300 Submarine Damaged by depth charges from Canadian Canso aircraft, boat caught on surface & tried to dive, but damage prevented this, the boat instead escaped into a fog bank 04/08/1944
U-547 Submarine Damaged by British mine in the Gironde, near Pauillac 13/08/1944. Constructive total loss
U-771 Submarine Damaged by depth charges & strafing from Norwegian Mosquito aircraft in the Norwegian Sea 02/08/1944
U-965 Submarine Damaged by strafing from British Supermarine Seafire aircraft near Hammerfest, 3 dead, 8 injured 22/08/1944
France flag Lost Report
Strasbourg Battleship Bombed by British aircraft at Toulon 18/08/1944
Romania flag Lost Report
Marasesti Destroyer Damaged by bombs from American aircraft at Constanza 20/08/1944
Naluca Torpedo boat Bombed by Soviet aircraft in Constanza harbour 20/08/1944
Regele Ferdinand Destroyer Captured by Soviet forces 23/08/1944
Regina Maria Destroyer Captured by Soviet forces 23/08/1944
Zborul Torpedo boat Captured by Soviet forces 23/08/1944
Zmeul Torpedo boat Captured by Soviet forces 23/08/1944
Marsuinul Submarine Captured by Soviet forces 25/08/1944
Requinul Submarine Captured by Soviet forces 25/08/1944

 

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
Guam Battlecruiser New York Shipbuilding Co, Camden, NJ Nov 1943 9 x 12"; 12 x 5"; 56 x 40 mm; 34 x 20 mm 9"-5" 33 30255 1517
Ticonderoga Fleet Carrier Newport News Shipbuilding Co, Newport, VA Feb 1944 12 x 5"; 32 x 40 mm; 46 x 20 mm; 91 aircraft 4"-2.5" 32.7 27208 2682
Duluth Light Cruiser Newport News Shipbuilding Co, Newport, VA Jan 1944 12 x 6"; 12 x 5"; 28 x 40 mm; 10 x 20 mm; 4 aircraft 5"-3.5" 32.5 11931 1285
Springfield Light Cruiser Bethlehem Steel, Quincy, MA Mar 1944 12 x 6"; 12 x 5"; 28 x 40 mm; 10 x 20 mm; 4 aircraft 5"-3.5" 32.5 11931 1285
Borie Destroyer Federal  Shipbuilding, Kearny, NJ Jul 1944 6 x 5"; 12 x 40 mm; 11 x 20mm; 10 x 21" TT   36.5 2610 336
Rooks Destroyer Seattle-Tacoma Shipbuilding Co. Seattle, WA Jun 1944 5 x 5"; 4 x 1.1"; 6 x 20mm; 10 x 21" TT   38 2325 273
Uhlmann Destroyer Bethlehem Steel, Staten Island, NY Jul 1943 5 x 5"; 4 x 1.1"; 6 x 20mm; 10 x 21" TT   38 2325 273
Wallace L Lind Destroyer Federal  Shipbuilding, Kearny, NJ Jun 1944 6 x 5"; 12 x 40 mm; 11 x 20mm; 10 x 21" TT   36.5 2610 336
Boarfish Submarine Electric Boat Co, Groton, CT May 1944 1 x 5"; 1 x 40 mm; 1 x 20 mm; 10 x 21" TT   20.25 1525 80
Charr Submarine Electric Boat Co, Groton, CT Jun 1944 1 x 5"; 1 x 40 mm; 1 x 20 mm; 10 x 21" TT   20.25 1525 80
Devilfish 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
Kraken Submarine Manitowoc Shipbuilding, Manatowoc, WI Apr 1944 1 x 5"; 1 x 40 mm; 1 x 20 mm; 10 x 21" TT   20.25 1525 80
Anzio Escort Carrier Henry J. Kaiser Co, Inc, Vancouver, WA May 1943 1 x 5"; 8 x 40 mm; 12 x 20 mm AA; 27 aircraft   19 8188 860
Bray Destroyer Escort Defoe Shipbuilding, Bay City, MI Jun 1943 2 x 5"; 4 x 40 mm; 10 x 20 mm; 1 Hedgehog; 3 x 21" TT 23 1430 156
Grady 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
Lewis Destroyer Escort Boston Navy Yard, Boston, MA Dec 1943 2 x 5"; 4 x 40 mm; 10 x 20 mm; 1 Hedgehog; 3 x 21" TT 23 1430 156
McClelland Destroyer Escort Western Pipe & Steel Co, San Pedro, CA Nov 1943 3 x 3"; 2 x 40 mm; 10 x 20 mm; 1 Hedgehog; 3 x 21" TT   21 1253 186
McGinty 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
Pratt Destroyer Escort Consolidated Steel, Orange, TX Jun 1944 2 x 5"; 4 x 40 mm; 10 x 20 mm; 1 Hedgehog; 3 x 21" TT 23 1430 156
Roberts Destroyer Escort Western Pipe & Steel Co, San Pedro, CA Nov 1943 3 x 3"; 2 x 40 mm; 10 x 20 mm; 1 Hedgehog; 3 x 21" TT   21 1253 186
Rolf Destroyer Escort Consolidated Steel, Orange, TX May 1944 2 x 5"; 4 x 40 mm; 10 x 20 mm; 1 Hedgehog; 3 x 21" TT 23 1430 156
Rombach Destroyer Escort Consolidated Steel, Orange, TX Jun 1944 2 x 5"; 4 x 40 mm; 10 x 20 mm; 1 Hedgehog; 3 x 21" TT 23 1430 156
Walton Destroyer Escort Consolidated Steel, Orange, TX May 1944 2 x 5"; 4 x 40 mm; 10 x 20 mm; 1 Hedgehog; 3 x 21" TT 23 1430 156
Bath Frigate Froemming Brothers Inc, Milwaukee, WI Nov 1943 3 x 3"; 4 x 40 mm ; 9 x 20 mm; 1 Hedgehog; DC   20 1509 190
Dearborn Frigate Walter Butler Shipbuilding Co, Superior, WI Sep 1943 3 x 3"; 4 x 40 mm ; 9 x 20 mm; 1 Hedgehog; DC   20 1509 190
Groton Frigate Walter Butler Shipbuilding Co, Superior, WI Sep 1943 3 x 3"; 4 x 40 mm ; 9 x 20 mm; 1 Hedgehog; DC   20 1509 190
Gulfport Frigate American Shipbuilding, Cleveland, OH Aug 1943 3 x 3"; 4 x 40 mm ; 9 x 20 mm; 1 Hedgehog; DC   20 1509 190
Huron Frigate American Shipbuilding, Cleveland, OH Jul 1943 3 x 3"; 4 x 40 mm ; 9 x 20 mm; 1 Hedgehog; DC   20 1509 190
Newport 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
Poughkeepsie 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
Woonsocket Frigate Walter Butler Shipbuilding Co, Superior, WI Sep 1943 3 x 3"; 4 x 40 mm ; 9 x 20 mm; 1 Hedgehog; DC   20 1509 190
Gwin Destroyer Minelayer Bethlehem Steel, San Pedro, CA Apr 1944 6 x 5"; 8 x 20 mm; 120 mines 36.5 2610 336
Harry F Bauer Destroyer Minelayer Union Iron Works, Bath, ME Jul 1944 6 x 5"; 8 x 20 mm; 120 mines 36.5 2610 336
Shannon Destroyer Minelayer Union Iron Works, Bath, ME Jun 1944 6 x 5"; 8 x 20 mm; 120 mines 36.5 2610 336
Shea Destroyer Minelayer Bethlehem Steel, Staten Island, NY May 1944 6 x 5"; 8 x 20 mm; 120 mines 36.5 2610 336
Cofer Transport Charleston Navy Yard, Charleston, SC Sep 1943 1 x 5"; 6 x 40 mm; 6 x 20 mm; 2 x DC racks; 4 x LCVP; 162 troops 23 1432 186
Liddle 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
Implacable Fleet Carrier Fairfield Shipbuilding Co, Govan Dec 1942 16 x 4.5"; 44 x 1.6"; 72 Aircraft 4.5"-2" 32 29730 2300
Scythian Submarine Scotts' Shipbuilding, Greenock Apr 1944 1 x 4"; 6 x 21" TT; 50 mines 14.75 842 48
Montserrat Frigate Walsch-Kaiser, Providence, RI Sep 1943 3 x 3" 50 calibre; 4 x 40 mm (2 x 2); 9 x 20 mm; 1 x Hedgehog; DC   20 2238 190
Tobago Frigate Walsch-Kaiser, Providence, RI Sep 1943 3 x 3" 50 calibre; 4 x 40 mm (2 x 2); 9 x 20 mm; 1 x Hedgehog; DC   20 2238 190
Courier Minesweeper Redfern Construction Co, Toronto, ON Dec 1943 1 x 4"; 4 x 40 mm Bofors; 90 DC 16.5 1265 138
Felicity Minesweeper Redfern Construction Co, Toronto, ON Jan 1944 1 x 4"; 90 DC 16.5 1265 138
Squirrel Minesweeper Harland & Wolff Ltd, Belfast Apr 1944 1 x 4"; 4 x 40 mm Bofors; 40 DC 16.5 1265 138
soviet flag Class Builder Launched Armament Armour Speed Tons Crew
Doblestni Destroyer Bethlehem Steel Co, Quincy, MA Dec 1918 4 x 4"; 2 x 0.5"; 12 x 21" TT 35 1060 146
Letuchy Destroyer Pattison, Naples Mar 1928 5 x 4.7"; 1 x 76 mm; 2 x 40 mm; 2 x MG; 6 x 21" TT; 50 mines 35 1400 212
Likhoi Destroyer Pattison, Naples Dec 1928 5 x 4.7"; 1 x 76 mm; 2 x 40 mm; 2 x MG; 6 x 21" TT; 50 mines 35 1400 212
Zhostki Destroyer Bethlehem Steel Co, Quincy, MA Oct 1918 4 x 4"; 2 x 0.5"; 12 x 21" TT 35 1060 146
S 03 Submarine Santieri Galati, Galatz May 1941 1 x 20 mm; 4 x 21" TT; 40 Mines 17 585 50
S 04 Submarine Santieri Galati, Galatz May 1931 1 x 105 mm; 1 x 37 mm; 6 x 21" TT 16 620 50
canada flag Class Builder Launched Armament Armour Speed Tons Crew
Leaside Corvette Smith's Dock Co, South Bank-on-Tees Mar 1944 1 x 4"; 1 Squid; 15 DC 16.5 1060 120
Parry Sound Corvette Midland Shipbuilding Co, Midland, ON Nov 1943 1 x 4"; 40 DC 16.5 900 109
Capilano Frigate Canadian Yarrow Ltd, Esquimault, BC Apr 1944 2 x 4"; 1 x 3"; 8 x 20 mm; 150 mines 20 1460 140
Hallowell Frigate Canadian Vickers Co, Montreal, QC Mar 1944 2 x 4"; 1 x 3"; 8 x 20 mm; 150 mines 20 1460 140
Kirkland Lake Frigate Morton Shipbuilding Ltd, Quebec City, QC Apr 1944 2 x 4"; 1 x 3"; 8 x 20 mm; 150 mines 20 1460 140
Lauzon Frigate GT Davie Shipbuilding & Repairing, Lauzon, QC Jun 1944 2 x 4"; 1 x 3"; 8 x 20 mm; 150 mines 20 1460 140
Loch Alive Frigate Barclay, Curle & Co, Whiteinch, Glasgow Jan 1944 1 x 4"; 4 x 1.6"; 2 Squd; 15 DC 19.5 1435 114
Monnow Frigate Charles Hill & Sons Ltd, Bristol Dec 1943 2 x 4"; 1 x Hedgehog; 150 Mines   20 1460 140
Royal Mount Frigate Canadian Vickers Co, Montreal, QC Apr 1944 2 x 4"; 1 x 3"; 8 x 20 mm; 150 mines 20 1460 140
Saint Pierre Frigate GT Davie Shipbuilding & Repairing, Lauzon, QC Dec 1943 2 x 4"; 1 x 3"; 8 x 20 mm; 150 mines 20 1460 140
Kapuskaging Minesweeper Port Arthur Shipbuilding Co, Port Arthur, ON Jul 1943 1 x 4"; 4 x 40 mm; 40 DC 16.5 980 138
norway flag Class Builder Launched Armament Armour Speed Tons Crew
Utsira Submarine Vickers & Armstrong, Ltd, Barrow-in-Furness May 1944 1 x 3"; 4 x 21" TT 11.3 545 37
brazil flag Class Builder Launched Armament Armour Speed Tons Crew
Beberibe Destroyer Escort Federal  Shipbuilding, Port Newark, NJ Sep 1943 3 x 3"; 10 x 20 mm; 1 Hedgehog; 3 x 21" TT 21 1253 186
Bertioga Destroyer Escort Federal  Shipbuilding, Port Newark, NJ Aug 1943 3 x 3"; 10 x 20 mm; 1 Hedgehog; 3 x 21" TT 21 1253 186
Bauru Destroyer Escort Federal  Shipbuilding, Port Newark, NJ Sep 1943 3 x 3"; 10 x 20 mm; 1 Hedgehog; 3 x 21" TT 21 1253 186
Bracui Destroyer Escort Federal  Shipbuilding, Port Newark, NJ Aug 1943 3 x 3"; 10 x 20 mm; 1 Hedgehog; 3 x 21" TT 21 1253 186

 

Axis Commissioned

japan flag Class Builder Launched Armament Armour Speed Tons Crew
Amagi Fleet Carrier Mitsubishi Heavy Metals Industries, Nagasaki Oct 1943 12 x 5"; 51 x 25 mm; 65 Aircraft 8.1"-1" 34 17460 1595
Unryu Fleet Carrier Yokosuka Naval Dockyard Sep 1943 12 x 5"; 51 x 25 mm; 65 Aircraft 8.1"-1" 34 17150 1595
I-201 Submarine Kure Naval Dockyard 2 x 25 mm; 4 x 21" TT 15.8 1070 31
Kiri Destroyer Escort Yokosuka Naval Dockyard May 1944 3 x 5"; 24 x 25 mm; 4 x 24" TT; 60 DC   27.8 1262 150
Maki Destroyer Escort Maizuru Naval Dockyard Jun 1944 3 x 5"; 24 x 25 mm; 4 x 24" TT; 60 DC   27.8 1262 150
Sugi Destroyer Escort Fujinagata Shipyard, Osaka Jul 1944 3 x 5"; 24 x 25 mm; 4 x 24" TT; 60 DC   27.8 1262 150
Daito Escort Hitachi Kanagawa Shipyard, Sakurajima Jun 1944 3 x 4.7"; 6 x 25 mm; 120 DC 19.5 940 150
Okinawa Escort Asano Shipbuilding Co, Tsurumi, Yokohama Jun 1944 3 x 4.7"; 6 x 25 mm; 120 DC 19.5 940 150
CD 021 Escort Nihonkai Dock Co, Toyama 2 x 4.7"; 6 x 25 mm; 120 DC 16.5 745 136
CD 027 Escort Asano Shipbuilding Co, Tsurumi, Yokohama 2 x 4.7"; 6 x 25 mm; 120 DC 16.5 745 136
CD 042 Escort Mitsubishi Heavy Metals Industries, Nagasaki Jul 1944 2 x 4.7"; 6 x 25 mm; 120 DC 17.5 740 160
CD 044 Escort Mitsubishi Heavy Metals Industries, Nagasaki Jul 1944 2 x 4.7"; 6 x 25 mm; 120 DC 17.5 740 160
I-365 Submarine Transport Yokosuka Naval Dockyard 1 x 5.5"; 2 x 25 mm; 1 x Landing Craft; 82 tons cargo 13 1440 60
I-366 Submarine Transport Mitsubishi Heavy Metals Industries, Kobe 1 x 5.5"; 2 x 25 mm; 1 x Landing Craft; 82 tons cargo 13 1440 60
I-367 Submarine Transport Mitsubishi Heavy Metals Industries, Kobe 1 x 5.5"; 2 x 25 mm; 1 x Landing Craft; 82 tons cargo 13 1440 60
I-368 Submarine Transport Yokosuka Naval Dockyard 1 x 5.5"; 2 x 25 mm; 1 x Landing Craft; 82 tons cargo 13 1440 60
german flag Class Builder Launched Armament Armour Speed Tons Crew
T 34 Destroyer Schichau Yard, Elbing Oct 1943 4 x 4.1"; 4 x 37 mm; 12 x 20 mm; 6 x 21" TT   32.5 1294 206
U-779 Submarine Kriegemarine Werft, Wilhelmshaven Jun 1944 1 x 88 mm; 1 x 20 mm; 5 x 21" TT   17.9 749 44
U-889 Submarine Deschimag AG 'Weser', Bremen Apr 1944 1 x 105 mm; 1 x 37 mm; 1 x 20 mm; 6 x 21" TT   18.2 1126 49
U-1107 Submarine Nordseewerke, Emden Jun 1944 1 x 88 mm; 1 x 20 mm; 5 x 21" TT   17.6 747 44
U-1109 Submarine Nordseewerke, Emden Jun 1944 1 x 88 mm; 1 x 20 mm; 5 x 21" TT   17.6 747 44
U-2325 Submarine Deutsche Werft AG, Hamburg Jul 1944 2 x 21" TT 15 230 14
U-2326 Submarine Deutsche Werft AG, Hamburg Jul 1944 2 x 21" TT 15 230 14
U-2327 Submarine Deutsche Werft AG, Hamburg Jul 1944 2 x 21" TT 15 230 14
U-2328 Submarine Deutsche Werft AG, Hamburg Aug 1944 2 x 21" TT 15 230 14
U-2503 Submarine Blohm & Voss, Hamburg Jun 1944 4 x 30 mm; 6 x 21" TT; 12 Mines 15.5 1595 53
U-2504 Submarine Blohm & Voss, Hamburg Jul 1944 4 x 30 mm; 6 x 21" TT; 12 Mines 15.5 1595 53
U-2506 Submarine Blohm & Voss, Hamburg Aug 1944 4 x 30 mm; 6 x 21" TT; 12 Mines 15.5 1595 53
U-3002 Submarine Deschimag AG 'Weser', Bremen Jul 1944 4 x 30 mm; 6 x 21" TT; 12 Mines 15.5 1595 53
U-3003 Submarine Deschimag AG 'Weser', Bremen Jul 1944 4 x 30 mm; 6 x 21" TT; 12 Mines 15.5 1595 53
U-3004 Submarine Deschimag AG 'Weser', Bremen Jul 1944 4 x 30 mm; 6 x 21" TT; 12 Mines 15.5 1595 53
U-3502 Submarine F. Schichau, Danzig Jul 1944 4 x 30 mm; 6 x 21" TT; 12 Mines 15.5 1595 53

 

Neutral Commissioned

No neutral ships commissioned this month

 

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