List of United States Navy losses in World War II

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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]

Name Location Date Cause
Arizona 21°21′N 157°57′W / 21.350°N 157.950°W / 21.350; -157.950, Pearl Harbor 7 December 1941 Sunk by carrier-based aircraft bombs
Oklahoma Pearl Harbor 7 December 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]

Name Location Date Cause
Hornet (CV-8) 08°38′S 166°43′E / 8.633°S 166.717°E / -8.633; 166.717, Battle of the Santa Cruz Islands 26 October 1942 Sunk by carrier-based aircraft bombs and torpedoes
Lexington (CV-2) 15°12′S 155°27′E / 15.200°S 155.450°E / -15.200; 155.450, Battle of the Coral Sea 8 May 1942 Sunk by carrier-based aircraft bombs and torpedoes
Princeton (CVL-23) 15°21′N 123°31′E / 15.350°N 123.517°E / 15.350; 123.517, Battle of Leyte Gulf 24 October 1944 Sunk by land-based aircraft bomb
Wasp (CV-7) 12°25′S 164°08′E / 12.417°S 164.133°E / -12.417; 164.133 15 September 1942 Torpedoed by Japanese submarine I-19
Yorktown (CV-5) 30°36′N 176°34′W / 30.600°N 176.567°W / 30.600; -176.567, Battle of Midway 7 June 1942 Crippled by carrier-based aircraft bombs and torpedoes, sank after being torpedoed by Japanese submarine I-168

Escort aircraft carriers[edit]

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 21 February 1945 Sunk by Kamikaze aircraft
Block Island 31°13′N 23°03′W / 31.217°N 23.050°W / 31.217; -23.050 29 May 1944 Torpedoed by German submarine U-549
Gambier Bay 11°31′N 126°12′E / 11.517°N 126.200°E / 11.517; 126.200, Battle off Samar 25 October 1944 Sunk by Japanese naval gunfire
Liscome Bay 02°54′N 172°30′E / 2.900°N 172.500°E / 2.900; 172.500 24 November 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 4 January 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 25 October 1944 Sunk by Kamikaze aircraft

Heavy cruisers[edit]

Name Location Date Cause
Astoria Off Savo Island, Solomons, Battle of Savo Island 9 August 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 30 January 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 1 March 1942 Sunk by naval gunfire and torpedoes
Indianapolis 12°02′N 134°48′E / 12.033°N 134.800°E / 12.033; 134.800 30 July 1945 Torpedoed by Japanese submarine I-58
Northampton 09°12′S 159°50′E / 9.200°S 159.833°E / -9.200; 159.833, Battle of Tassafaronga 30 November 1942 Sunk by naval torpedoes
Quincy Off Savo Island, Solomons, Battle of Savo Island 9 August 1942 Sunk by naval gunfire and torpedoes
Vincennes 9°7′17″S 159°52′48″E / 9.12139°S 159.88000°E / -9.12139; 159.88000, Battle of Savo Island 9 August 1942 Sunk by naval gunfire and torpedoes

Light cruisers[edit]

Name Location Date Cause
Atlanta Off Lunga Point, Guadalcanal, Battle of Guadalcanal 13 November 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 6 July 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 13 November 1942 Torpedoed by Japanese submarine I-26

Destroyers[edit]

Name Location Date Cause
Aaron Ward 9°10′S 160°12′E / 9.167°S 160.200°E / -9.167; 160.200 7 April 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 1 November 1944 Sunk by Kamikaze aircraft
Barton Off Guadalcanal, Solomons, Battle of Guadalcanal 13 November 1942 Torpedoed by Japanese destroyer Amatsukaze
Beatty 37°10′N 6°00′E / 37.167°N 6.000°E / 37.167; 6.000 6 November 1943 Sunk by German land-based aircraft torpedo
Benham Off Savo Island, Solomons, Battle of Guadalcanal 15 November 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 22 August 1942 Torpedoed by Japanese destroyer Kawakaze
Borie 50°12′N 30°48′W / 50.200°N 30.800°W / 50.200; -30.800 1 November 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 13 October 1943 Torpedoed by German submarine U-371
Brownson 5°20′S 148°25′E / 5.333°S 148.417°E / -5.333; 148.417 26 December 1943 Sunk by land-based aircraft bombs
Buck 40°00′N 14°30′E / 40.000°N 14.500°E / 40.000; 14.500 9 October 1943 Torpedoed by German submarine U-616
Bush 27°16′N 127°48′E / 27.267°N 127.800°E / 27.267; 127.800 6 April 1945 Sunk by Kamikaze aircraft
Callaghan 25°43′N 126°55′E / 25.717°N 126.917°E / 25.717; 126.917 29 July 1945 Sunk by Kamikaze aircraft
Chevalier 7°30′S 156°14′E / 7.500°S 156.233°E / -7.500; 156.233 Battle of Vella Lavella 6 October 1943 Scuttled after being severely damaged by Japanese torpedo
Colhoun 27°16′N 127°48′E / 27.267°N 127.800°E / 27.267; 127.800 6 April 1945 Sunk by Kamikaze aircraft
Cooper 10°54′N 124°36′E / 10.900°N 124.600°E / 10.900; 124.600 3 December 1944 Torpedoed by the Japanese destroyer Take
Corry 49°31′N 1°11′W / 49.517°N 1.183°W / 49.517; -1.183 6 June 1944 Sunk by German shore batteries
Cushing Off Savo Island, Solomons, Battle of Guadalcanal 13 November 1942 Sunk by naval gunfire
De Haven 9°09′S 159°52′E / 9.150°S 159.867°E / -9.150; 159.867 1 February 1943 Sunk by aircraft bombs
Drexler 27°6′N 127°38′E / 27.100°N 127.633°E / 27.100; 127.633 28 May 1945 Sunk by Kamikaze aircraft
Duncan Off Savo Island, Solomons, Battle of Cape Esperance 12 October 1942 Sunk by naval gunfire
Edsall 13°45′S 106°45′E / 13.750°S 106.750°E / -13.750; 106.750 1 March 1942 Sunk by naval gunfire and carrier-based aircraft bombs
Emmons 26°48′N 128°04′E / 26.800°N 128.067°E / 26.800; 128.067 6 April 1945 Sunk by Kamikaze aircraft
Glennon 50°32′N 1°12′W / 50.533°N 1.200°W / 50.533; -1.200 8 June 1944 Sunk by German shore batteries
Gwin 7°41′S 157°27′E / 7.683°S 157.450°E / -7.683; 157.450, Battle of Kolombangara 13 July 1943 Sunk by Japanese torpedoes
Halligan 26°10′N 127°30′E / 26.167°N 127.500°E / 26.167; 127.500 26 March 1945 Sunk by naval mine
Hammann 30°36′N 176°34′W / 30.600°N 176.567°W / 30.600; -176.567 6 June 1942 Torpedoed by Japanese submarine I-168
Henley 7°40′S 148°06′E / 7.667°S 148.100°E / -7.667; 148.100 3 October 1943 Sunk by torpedoes
Hoel 11°46′S 126°33′E / 11.767°S 126.550°E / -11.767; 126.550, Battle off Samar 25 October 1944 Sunk by naval gunfire
Hovey 16°20′N 120°10′E / 16.333°N 120.167°E / 16.333; 120.167 6 January 1945 Sunk by aircraft torpedo
Hull 14°57′N 127°58′E / 14.950°N 127.967°E / 14.950; 127.967 18 December 1944 Sunk in typhoon
Ingraham 42°34′N 60°05′W / 42.567°N 60.083°W / 42.567; -60.083 22 August 1942 Sunk in collision with the oil tanker USS Chemung (AO-30)
Jacob Jones 38°42′N 74°39′W / 38.700°N 74.650°W / 38.700; -74.650 28 February 1942 Torpedoed by German submarine U-578
Jarvis 9°42′S 158°59′E / 9.700°S 158.983°E / -9.700; 158.983 9 August 1942 Sunk by aerial torpedo
Johnston 11°46′N 126°09′E / 11.767°N 126.150°E / 11.767; 126.150, Battle off Samar 25 October 1944 Sunk by naval gunfire
Laffey Off Savo Island, Solomons, Battle of Guadalcanal 13 November 1942 Sunk by naval gunfire
Lansdale 37°03′N 3°51′E / 37.050°N 3.850°E / 37.050; 3.850 20 April 1944 Sunk by land-based aircraft torpedoes
Leary 45°N 22°W / 45°N 22°W / 45; -22 24 December 1943 Torpedoed by German submarine U-275
Little 26°24′N 126°15′E / 26.400°N 126.250°E / 26.400; 126.250 3 May 1945 Sunk by Kamikaze aircraft
Long 16°12′N 120°11′E / 16.200°N 120.183°E / 16.200; 120.183 6 January 1945 Sunk by Kamikaze aircraft
Longshaw 26°11′N 127°37′E / 26.183°N 127.617°E / 26.183; 127.617 18 May 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 4 May 1945 Sunk by Kamikaze aircraft
Maddox 36°52′N 13°56′E / 36.867°N 13.933°E / 36.867; 13.933 10 July 1943 Sunk by land-based aircraft bombs
Mahan 10°50′N 124°30′E / 10.833°N 124.500°E / 10.833; 124.500 7 December 1944 Sunk by Kamikaze aircraft
Mannert L. Abele 27°25′N 126°59′E / 27.417°N 126.983°E / 27.417; 126.983 12 April 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 15 October 1942 Sunk by aircraft from Japanese aircraft carrier Zuikaku
Meredith 49°33′N 1°06′W / 49.550°N 1.100°W / 49.550; -1.100 8 June 1944 Sunk by naval mine
Monaghan 14°57′N 127°58′E / 14.950°N 127.967°E / 14.950; 127.967 18 December 1944 Sunk in typhoon
Monssen 9°04′S 159°54′E / 9.067°S 159.900°E / -9.067; 159.900, Battle of Guadalcanal 13 November 1942 Sunk by naval gunfire
Morrison 27°10′N 127°58′E / 27.167°N 127.967°E / 27.167; 127.967 4 May 1945 Sunk by Kamikaze aircraft
Noa 71°0′N 134°30′E / 71.000°N 134.500°E / 71.000; 134.500 12 September 1944 Sunk after collision with USS Fullam
O'Brien 13°30′S 171°18′W / 13.500°S 171.300°W / -13.500; -171.300 19 October 1942 Torpedoed by Japanese submarine I-19
Parrott Boston, Massachusetts 2 May 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 / 12.47500°S 130.82917°E / -12.47500; 130.82917 19 February 1942 Sunk by aircraft bombs
Perkins Off New Guinea 29 November 1943 Sunk after being rammed by Australian troopship Duntroon
Perry Off Angaur, Palau 13 September 1944 Sunk by naval mines
Pillsbury 14°30′S 106°30′E / 14.500°S 106.500°E / -14.500; 106.500 1 March 1942 Sank in surface action with Japanese cruisers Takao and Atago
Pope 04°00′S 111°30′E / 4.000°S 111.500°E / -4.000; 111.500 1 March 1942 Sunk by aircraft bombs
Porter 8°32′S 167°17′E / 8.533°S 167.283°E / -8.533; 167.283 26 October 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 15 November 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 16 April 1945 Sunk by Kamikaze aircraft
Reid 9°50′N 124°55′E / 9.833°N 124.917°E / 9.833; 124.917 11 December 1944 Sunk by Kamikaze aircraft
Reuben James 51°59′N 27°05′W / 51.983°N 27.083°W / 51.983; -27.083 31 October 1941 Torpedoed by German submarine U-552
Rowan 40°07′N 14°18′E / 40.117°N 14.300°E / 40.117; 14.300 11 September 1943 Torpedoed by a German E-boat
Sims Coral Sea 7 May 1942 Sunk by carrier-based aircraft bombs
Spence 14°57′N 127°58′E / 14.950°N 127.967°E / 14.950; 127.967 18 December 1944 Sunk in typhoon
Stewart Off Surabaya, Java 19 February 1942 Scuttled but salvaged by Japanese as Patrol Boat No. 102 (Sunk in 1946 as target ship)
Strong Kula Gulf, Solomons 5 July 1943 Sunk by aerial torpedo and shore batteries
Sturtevant Off Key West, Florida 26 April 1942 Sunk in American-laid minefield
Truxtun Placentia Bay, Newfoundland 18 February 1942 Sunk after accidental grounding
Tucker Off Espiritu Santo Island, New Hebrides 4 August 1942 Sunk by naval mine
Turner Off Ambrose Light, New York 3 January 1944 Sunk by internal explosions
Twiggs 26°08′N 127°35′E / 26.133°N 127.583°E / 26.133; 127.583 16 June 1945 Sunk by aerial torpedo and Kamikaze aircraft
Walke Off Savo Island, Solomons, Battle of Guadalcanal 15 November 1942 Sunk by naval gunfire
Warrington 27°N 73°W / 27°N 73°W / 27; -73 13 September 1944 Sank in a hurricane
Ward 10°51′N 124°32′E / 10.850°N 124.533°E / 10.850; 124.533 7 December 1944 Sunk by Kamikaze aircraft
William D. Porter 27°06′N 127°38′E / 27.100°N 127.633°E / 27.100; 127.633 10 June 1945 Sunk by Kamikaze aircraft
Worden Amchitka Island, Aleutians 12 January 1943 Sunk after accidental grounding

Destroyer escort vessels[edit]

Name Location Date Cause
Eversole 10°10′N 127°28′E / 10.167°N 127.467°E / 10.167; 127.467 28 October 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 5 May 1944 Torpedoed by German submarine U-967
Fiske 47°11′N 33°29′W / 47.183°N 33.483°W / 47.183; -33.483 2 August 1944 Torpedoed by German submarine U-804
Frederick C. Davis 43°52′N 40°15′W / 43.867°N 40.250°W / 43.867; -40.250 24 April 1945 Sunk by German submarine U-546
Holder Mediterranean Sea 11 April 1944 Irreparably damaged by German aircraft torpedo
Leopold 58°44′N 25°50′W / 58.733°N 25.833°W / 58.733; -25.833 9 March 1944 Torpedoed by German submarine U-255
Oberrender Off Okinawa, Ryukyus 9 May 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 8 June 1944 Sunk by German mines
Roche Off Eniwetok 22 September 1945 Irreparably damaged by naval mine
Samuel B. Roberts Off Samar Island, Battle off Samar 25 October 1944 Sunk by naval gunfire
Shelton 2°32′N 129°13′E / 2.533°N 129.217°E / 2.533; 129.217 3 October 1944 Torpedoed by Japanese Kaichū type submarine RO-41
Underhill 19°20′N 126°42′E / 19.333°N 126.700°E / 19.333; 126.700 24 July 1945 Sunk by kaiten suicide torpedo

Submarines[edit]

Name Location Date Cause
Albacore Japanese Home Waters 7 November 1944 Presumed sunk by naval mine off northeastern Hokkaidō
Amberjack Off New Britain 16 February 1943 Sunk by Japanese torpedo boat Hiyodori and sub-chaser CH-18
Argonaut Off New Britain 10 January 1943 Sunk by Japanese destroyers Isokaze and Maikaze
Barbel Off Borneo 4 February 1945 Sunk by Japanese aircraft
Bonefish Japanese Home Waters 19 June 1945 Sunk by Japanese depth charge attack by kaibokan Okinawa, CD-63, CD-75, CD-158 and CD-207.
Bullhead Java Sea 6 August 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 28 September 1943 Sunk by Japanese aircraft and gunboat Karatsu, the former USS Luzon.
Corvina Marshall Islands 16 November 1943 Torpedoed by Japanese submarine I-176
Darter Palawan Passage, P.I. 24 October 1944 Accidentally grounded and scuttled after sinking Atago
Dorado Canal Zone, Panama 15 October 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 12 August 1944 Sunk by naval mine
Golet Japanese Home Waters 14 June 1944 Sunk by Japanese patrol vessel Miya Maru and auxiliary sub-chaser Bunzan Maru.
Grampus Off New Britain 5 March 1943 Sunk by depth charges from Japanese destroyers Minegumo and Murasame or by 958th Kōkūtai naval aircraft.
Grayback Ryukyu Islands 27 February 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 21 April 1943 Scuttled after attack by Japanese aircraft
Growler Philippine Waters 8 November 1944 Sunk by Japanese destroyer Shigure, and kaibokan Chiburi and CD-19.
Grunion Aleutian Waters-10 miles north of Kiska Island 31 July 1942 Fate unknown:possibly sunk by Kano Maru.
Gudgeon Marianas Islands 18 April 1944 Fate unknown: possibly sunk by Japanese aircraft
Harder Philippine Waters 24 August 1944 Depth charged by kaibokan CD-22
Herring Kurile Islands 1 June 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 3 May 1945 Sunk by Japanese minelayer Hatsutaka
Perch Java Sea 3 March 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. 12 June 1943 Sunk in accident by internal flooding
Robalo Off Borneo 26 July 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 24 January 1942 Accidentally rammed by submarine chaser USS Sturdy (PC-460)
S-27 Amchitka I., Aleutians 19 June 1942 Accidental grounding
S-28 Off Oahu, T. H. 4 July 1944 Apparently lost while diving-cause unknown
S-36 Straits of Makassar, N.E.I. 20 January 1942 Accidental grounding
S-39 Off Rossell I., SW Pacific 14 August 1942 Accidental grounding
S-44 Kurile Islands 7 October 1943 Sunk by gunfire from Japanese escort Ishigaki
Scamp Japanese Home Waters 11 November 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 19 November 1943 Scuttled after being damaged by Japanese destroyer Yamagumo.
Sealion Cavite, P.I. 10 December 1941 Scuttled after being damaged by Japanese aircraft
Seawolf Off Morotai I., N.E.I. 4 October 1944 Probably sunk by friendly fire from USS Richard M. Rowell (DE-403)
Shark Molucca Sea 11 February 1942 Fate unknown: possibly sunk by Japanese destroyer Yamakaze
Shark Off Hong Kong, China 24 October 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 Kōkūtai 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 25 October 1944 Sunk by own torpedo
Trigger Ryukyu Islands 28 March 1945 Sunk by Japanese escorts Mikura, CD-33 and CD-59
Triton Admiralty Islands 15 March 1943 Fate unknown: believed sunk by Japanese destroyer Satsuki or subchaser CH-24.
Trout Ryukyu Islands 29 February 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. 26 March 1944 Sunk by own torpedo
Wahoo Japanese Home Waters-La Perouse Straits 11 October 1943 Believed sunk by sub-chasers CH-15, CH-43 and 3 E13A1 Jakes.

Minelayers[edit]

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

Minesweepers[edit]

Name Location Date Cause
Bittern Cavite, Philippines 10 December 1941 Scuttled after being damaged in Japanese air raid
Bunting San Francisco Bay 3 June 1942 Sunk after collision with patrol craft PC-569
Crow Puget Sound 23 August 1943 Sunk accidentally by torpedo
Finch Corregidor, Philippines 10 April 1942 Sunk due to damage sustained in near-miss of a Japanese bomb
Hornbill San Francisco Bay 30 June 1942 Sunk after collision with a lumber schooner in San Francisco Bay
Osprey 50°12′N 1°20′W / 50.200°N 1.333°W / 50.200; -1.333 5 June 1944 Sunk by mine
Palmer Lingayen Gulf, Philippines 7 January 1945 Sunk by Japanese bombs
Penguin At Guam 8 December 1941 Scuttled after damaged by near-miss of Japanese bombs
Perry Off Palau Island 13 September 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 22 January 1944 Sunk by mine
Quail Corregidor, Philippines 5 May 1942 Scuttled after damaged in battle
Salute 5°07′N 115°04′E / 5.117°N 115.067°E / 5.117; 115.067 8 June 1945 Sunk by mine
Sentinel Off Licata, Sicily 11 July 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 25 September 1943 Sunk by German torpedo
Skylark 26°20′N 127°41′E / 26.333°N 127.683°E / 26.333; 127.683 28 March 1945 Sunk by mine
Swallow Off Okinawa, Ryukyu Islands 22 April 1945 Sunk by Japanese kamikaze
Swerve 41°31′N 12°28′E / 41.517°N 12.467°E / 41.517; 12.467 9 July 1944 Sunk by mine
Tanager At Corregidor, Philippines 4 May 1942 Sunk by Japanese shore battery
Tide 49°37′N 1°05′W / 49.617°N 1.083°W / 49.617; -1.083 7 June 1944 Sunk by German mine off Utah Beach
Valor 41°28′N 70°57′W / 41.467°N 70.950°W / 41.467; -70.950 29 June 1944 Sunk after collision with USS Richard W. Suesens in Buzzards Bay
Wasmuth Aleutian Islands 29 December 1942 Sunk accidentally by her own depth charges

Submarine chasers[edit]

Name Location Date Cause
PC-457 Off Puerto Rico 14 Aug 1941 Collision
PC-496 37°23′N 9°52′W / 37.383°N 9.867°W / 37.383; -9.867 4 June 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 9 May 1944 Sunk by German U-boat, U-230
PC-1129 Off Luzon, P.I. 31 January 1945 Sunk by Japanese suicide boat
PC-1261 Off France 6 June 1944 Sunk by German shore batteries
PC-1603 26°25′N 127°56′E / 26.417°N 127.933°E / 26.417; 127.933 26 May 1945 Damaged by kamikaze and later scuttled
SC-521 11°03′S 164°50′E / 11.050°S 164.833°E / -11.050; 164.833 10 July 1945 Foundered
SC-632 Off Okinawa, Ryukyu Islands 6 September 1945 Foundered
SC-636 Off Okinawa, Ryukyu Islands 9 October 1945 Sunk in typhoon
SC-694 Off Palermo, Sicily 23 August 1943 Sunk by German bombers
SC-696 Off Palermo, Sicily 23 August 1943
SC-700 Vella Lavella, Solomons 10 March 1944
SC-709 Cape Breton, Nova Scotia 21 January 1943
SC-740 15°32′S 147°06′E / 15.533°S 147.100°E / -15.533; 147.100 17 June 1943
SC-744 Tacloban Bay, P.I. 27 November 1944
SC-751 21°56′S 113°53′E / 21.933°S 113.883°E / -21.933; 113.883 22 June 1943
SC-984 In New Hebrides 9 April 1944
SC-1019 22°28′N 84°30′W / 22.467°N 84.500°W / 22.467; -84.500 22 April 1945
SC-1024 35°12′N 74°57′W / 35.200°N 74.950°W / 35.200; -74.950 2 March 1943
SC-1059 In Bahama Islands 11 December 1944
SC-1067 Off Attu, Aleutians 19 November 1943

Coast Guard vessels[edit]

Name Location Date Cause
CG-58012 41°53′N 70°30′W / 41.883°N 70.500°W / 41.883; -70.500 2 May 1943 Fire [1]
CG-83415 Off France 21 June 1944 Lost in storm [1]
CG-83421 26°14′N 79°05′W / 26.233°N 79.083°W / 26.233; -79.083 30 June 1943 Collision with SC-1330 [1]
CG-83471 Off France 21 June 1944 Lost in storm [2]
Acacia Caribbean Sea 15 March 1942 Shelled and sunk by U-161 [3]
Alexander Hamilton Off Iceland 29 January 1942 Torpedoed by U-132 [4]
Bedloe Off Cape Hatteras 14 September 1944 Foundered in hurricane [1]
Bodega Gulf of Mexico 20 December 1943 Stranded during a rescue attempt [1]
CG-85006 (ex-Catamount #229192) Off Ambrose Light New York 27 March 1943 Unknown explosion [1]
Dow Caribbean Sea 14 October 1943 Foundered in gale, near Puerto Rico [1]
Escanaba 60°50′N 52°00′W / 60.833°N 52.000°W / 60.833; -52.000 13 June 1943 Unknown explosion
Jackson Off North Atlantic Coast 14 September 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 14 September 1944 Foundered in hurricane [1]
Wilcox Off Cape Hatteras 30 September 1943 Foundered in gale [1]

Gunboats[edit]

Name Location Date Cause
Asheville South of Java, N.E.I. 3 March 1942 Sunk by naval gunfire by Japanese destroyers Arashi and Nowaki
Eagle 56 Portland, Maine 23 April 1945 Sunk by U-583
Erie 12°03′N 68°58′W / 12.050°N 68.967°W / 12.050; -68.967 12 November 1942 Damaged by U-163 in the Caribbean Sea; later capsized
Luzon At Corregidor, P.I. 5 May 1942 Scuttled then salvaged by IJN. Raised as Karatsu and helped sink the Cisco. Sunk by USS Narwhal on 3 March 1944
Mindanao Off Corregidor, P.I. 2 May 1942 Damaged by aerial bomb then scuttled
Oahu At Corregidor, P.I. 5 May 1942 Sunk by land-based gunfire
PGM-7 Bismarck Sea 18 July 1944 Sunk in an accidental collision
PGM-17 Off Okinawa 4 May 1945 Accidentally grounded then sunk by US warships
PGM-18 26°13′N 127°54′E / 26.217°N 127.900°E / 26.217; 127.900 8 April 1945 Sunk by mines off Okinawa
Plymouth 36°17′N 74°29′W / 36.283°N 74.483°W / 36.283; -74.483 5 August 1943 Torpedoed by U-566 off the coast of North Carolina
St. Augustine 38°00′N 74°05′W / 38.000°N 74.083°W / 38.000; -74.083 6 January 1944 Sunk after accidental collision with merchant tanker Camas Meadows
Wake At Shanghai China 8 December 1941 Surrendered to Japanese forces and pressed into IJN service as Tatara; recaptured by US; entered Chinese service after the war

Seaplane tenders[edit]

Name Location Date Cause
Gannet Off Bermuda 7 June 1942 Torpedoed by German submarine U-653
Langley South of Java, N.E.I. 27 February 1942 Sunk by land-based bombers
Thornton 24°24′N 128°58′E / 24.400°N 128.967°E / 24.400; 128.967 5 April 1945 Beached after collision with Ashtabula and Escalante

Motor torpedo boats[edit]

Name Location Date Cause
PT-22 North Pacific 11 June 1943 Damaged in storm[6]
PT-28 Dora Harbor, Alaska 12 January 1943 Wrecked in storm[6]
PT-31 Subic Bay, Philippine Islands 20 January 1942 Destroyed to prevent capture[6]
PT-32 Sulu Sea 13 March 1942 Destroyed to prevent capture[6]
PT-33 Off Pt. Santiago, Philippine Islands 15 December 1941 Destroyed to prevent capture[6]
PT-34 Off Cauit Island, Philippine Islands 9 April 1942 Sunk by Japanese aircraft
PT-35 Cebu, Philippine Islands 12 April 1942 Destroyed to prevent capture[6]
PT-37 Off Guadalcanal, Solomons 1 February 1943 Destroyed by Japanese destroyer Kawakaze[6]
PT-41 Lake Lanao, Mindanao, Philippine Islands 15 April 1942 Destroyed to prevent capture
PT-43 Off Guadalcanal, Solomons 10 January 1943
PT-44 In South Pacific 11 December 1942
PT-63 Off New Ireland 18 June 1944
PT-67 Off Tufi, New Guinea 17 March 1943
PT-68 New Guinea 1 October 1943
PT-73 Philippines 15 January 1945
PT-77 Off Talin Pt., Luzon, P.I. 1 February 1945
PT-79 Off Talin Pt., Luzon, P.I. 1 February 1945
PT-107 Hamburg Bay, Emirau Island 18 June 1944 Accidental gasoline fire [7]
PT-109 Blackett Strait, Solomons 2 August 1943 Sunk by collision with Japanese destroyer Amagiri
PT-110 Off New Guinea 26 January 1944
PT-111 Off Guadalcanal I., Solomons 1 February 1943
PT-112 Off Guadalcanal I., Solomons 10 January 1943
PT-113 Off Buna, New Guinea 8 August 1943
PT-117 rendova Harbor, Solomons 1 August 1943
PT-118 Vella Lavella, Solomons 7 September 1943
PT-119 Off Tufi, New Guinea 17 March 1943
PT-121 5°S 151°E / 5°S 151°E / -5; 151 27 March 1944 Destroyed by friendly fire from Allied aircraft
PT-123 Off Guadalcanal I., Solomons 1 February 1943
PT-133 Off New Guinea 15 July 1944
PT-135 5°29′S 152°09′E / 5.483°S 152.150°E / -5.483; 152.150 12 April 1944
PT-136 Vitiaz Strait, New Guinea 17 September 1943
PT-145 New Guinea 4 January 1944
PT-147 New Guinea 19 November 1943
PT-153 Solomons 4 July 1943
PT-158 Off Munda Pt., Solomons 5 July 1943
PT-164 In Rendova Harbor, Solomons 1 August 1943
PT-165 23°45′S 166°30′E / 23.750°S 166.500°E / -23.750; 166.500 23 May 1943
PT-166 Solomons 20 July 1943
PT-172 Off Vella Lavella, Solomons 7 September 1943
PT-173 23°45′S 166°30′E / 23.750°S 166.500°E / -23.750; 166.500 23 May 1943
PT-193 0°55′S 134°52′E / 0.917°S 134.867°E / -0.917; 134.867 25 June 1944
PT-200 41°N 71°W / 41°N 71°W / 41; -71 22 February 1944
PT-202 43°23′N 6°43′E / 43.383°N 6.717°E / 43.383; 6.717 16 August 1944
PT-218 43°23′N 6°43′E / 43.383°N 6.717°E / 43.383; 6.717 16 August 1944
PT-219 Off Attu, Aleutians September 1943
PT-239 Solomons 14 December 1943
PT-247 6°38′S 156°01′E / 6.633°S 156.017°E / -6.633; 156.017 5 May 1944
PT-251 Off Bougainville I., Solomons 26 February 1944
PT-279 Off Bougainville I., Solomons 11 February 1944
PT-283 Off Bougainville I., Solomons 17 March 1944
PT-300 Off Mindoro I., P.I. 18 December 1944
PT-301 Off New Guinea 7 November 1944
PT-311 43°N 9°E / 43°N 9°E / 43; 9 18 November 1944
PT-320 Off Leyte, P.I. 5 November 1944
PT-321 San Isidoro Bay, P.I. 11 November 1944
PT-322 Off New Guinea 23 November 1944
PT-323 10°33′N 125°14′E / 10.550°N 125.233°E / 10.550; 125.233 10 December 1944
PT-337 Hansa Bay, New Guinea 7 March 1944 Destroyed by Japanese shore batteries
PT-338 12°06′N 121°23′E / 12.100°N 121.383°E / 12.100; 121.383 28 January 1945
PT-339 Off Biak, New Guinea 27 May 1944
PT-346 Off New Britain 29 April 1944
PT-347 Off New Britain 29 April 1944
PT-353 5°S 151°E / 5°S 151°E / -5; 151 27 March 1944
PT-363 Kaoe Bay, Halmahera, N.E.I. 25 November 1944
PT-368 Off Halmahera, N.E.I. 11 October 1944
PT-371 2°05′N 127°51′E / 2.083°N 127.850°E / 2.083; 127.850 19 September 1944
PT-493 In Surigao Strait, P.I. 25 October 1944
PT-509 49°11′N 2°15′W / 49.183°N 2.250°W / 49.183; -2.250 9 August 1944 Gunfire and ramming from a German minesweeper[8]
PT-555 Off Cape Couronne, Mediterranean 23 August 1944

Tank landing ships[edit]

Name Location Date Cause
LST-6 In Seine River, France 18 November 1944
LST-43 Pearl Harbor 21 May 1944
LST-69 Pearl Harbor 21 May 1944
LST-158 Off Licata, Sicily 11 July 1943
LST-167 At Vella Lavella 25 September 1943
LST-179 Pearl Harbor 21 May 1944
LST-203 Near Nanumea, Ellice Islands 1 October 1943
LST-228 In Azores 20 January 1944
LST-282 Off Southern France 15 August 1944
LST-313 At Gela, Sicily 10 July 1943
LST-314 49°43′N 00°52′W / 49.717°N 0.867°W / 49.717; -0.867 9 June 1944
LST-318 Off Caronia, Sicily 9 August 1943
LST-333 36°59′N 4°01′E / 36.983°N 4.017°E / 36.983; 4.017 22 June 1943
LST-342 9°03′S 158°11′E / 9.050°S 158.183°E / -9.050; 158.183 18 July 1943
LST-348 40°57′N 13°14′E / 40.950°N 13.233°E / 40.950; 13.233 20 February 1944
LST-349 Off Ponza, Italy 26 February 1944
LST-353 Pearl Harbor 21 May 1944
LST-359 42°N 19°W / 42°N 19°W / 42; -19 20 December 1944
LST-376 Off Northern France 9 June 1944
LST-396 8°18′S 156°55′E / 8.300°S 156.917°E / -8.300; 156.917 18 August 1943
LST-447 26°9′N 127°18′E / 26.150°N 127.300°E / 26.150; 127.300 6 April 1945
LST-448 Off Vella Lavella, Solomons 1 October 1943
LST-460 11°10′N 121°11′E / 11.167°N 121.183°E / 11.167; 121.183 21 December 1944
LST-472 Off Mindoro, Philippines 21 December 1944
LST-480 At Pearl Harbor 21 May 1944
LST-493 50°20′N 4°09′W / 50.333°N 4.150°W / 50.333; -4.150 12 April 1945
LST-496 Off Northern France 11 June 1944
LST-499 Off Northern France 8 June 1944
LST-507 50°29′N 2°52′W / 50.483°N 2.867°W / 50.483; -2.867 28 April 1944 Exercise Tiger
LST-523 Off Northern France 19 June 1944
LST-531 50°29′N 2°52′W / 50.483°N 2.867°W / 50.483; -2.867 28 April 1944
LST-563 Clipperton Island 22 December 1944
LST-577 8°1′N 130°22′E / 8.017°N 130.367°E / 8.017; 130.367 11 February 1945
LST-675 Off Okinawa 4 April 1945
LST-738 Off Mindoro, P.I. 15 December 1944
LST-749 11°10′N 121°11′E / 11.167°N 121.183°E / 11.167; 121.183 21 December 1944
LST-750 Off Negros, P.I. 28 December 1944
LST-808 Off Ie Shima 20 May 1945
LST-906 At Leghorn, Italy 18 October 1944
LST-921 In English Channel 14 August 1944

Medium landing ships[edit]

Name Location Date Cause
LSM-12 Off Okinawa 4 April 1945
LSM-20 10°12′N 125°19′E / 10.200°N 125.317°E / 10.200; 125.317 5 December 1944
LSM-59 Off Okinawa 21 June 1945
LSM-135 Off Okinawa 25 May 1945
LSM-149 Off Philippines 5 or 14 December 1944
LSM(R)-190 26°35′N 127°10′E / 26.583°N 127.167°E / 26.583; 127.167 4 May 1945
LSM-194 Off Okinawa 4 May 1945
LSM-195 Off Okinawa 3 May 1945
LSM-318 10°56′N 124°38′E / 10.933°N 124.633°E / 10.933; 124.633 7 December 1944

Tank landing craft[edit]

Name Location Date Cause
LCT-19 Off Salerno, Italy 15 September 1943
LCT-21 Off Oran 1 January 1943
LCT-23 At Algiers 3 May 1943
LCT-25 Off Northern France 6 June 1944
LCT-26 41°4′N 13°30′E / 41.067°N 13.500°E / 41.067; 13.500 25 February 1944
LCT-27 Off Northern France 6 June 1944
LCT-28 In Mediterranean 30 May 1943
LCT-30 Off Northern France 6 June 1944
LCT-35 Off Anzio, Italy 15 February 1944
LCT-36 Off Naples, Italy 26 February 1944
LCT-66 At Pearl Harbor 12 April 1945
LCT-71 53°38′N 146°5′W / 53.633°N 146.083°W / 53.633; -146.083 11 September 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 31 August 1943
LCT-175 4°27′N 133°40′E / 4.450°N 133.667°E / 4.450; 133.667 21 February 1945
LCT-182 Solomons 7 August 1944
LCT-185 Off Bizerte, Tunisia 24 January 1944
LCT-196 Off Salerno, Italy 27 September 1943
LCT-197 Off Northern France 6 June 1944
LCT-200 Off Northern France June 1944
LCT-208 Off Algeria 20 June 1943
LCT-209 Off Northern France 10 June 1944
LCT-215 Off Salerno, Italy 1943
LCT-220 At Anzio, Italy 13 February 1944
LCT-241 Off Salerno, Italy 15 September 1943
LCT-242 Off Naples, Italy 2 December 1943
LCT-244 Off Northern France 8 June 1944
LCT-253 On Passage To Tarawa 21 January 1945
LCT-293 In English Channel 11 October 1944
LCT-294 Off Northern France 6 June 1944
LCT-305 Off Northern France 6 June 1944
LCT-311 Off Bizerte, Tunisia 9 August 1943
LCT-315 At Eniwetok Atoll 23 March 1944
LCT-319 At Kiska 27 August 1943
LCT-332 Off Northern France 6 June 1944
LCT-340 36°49′N 11°55′E / 36.817°N 11.917°E / 36.817; 11.917 9 February 1944
LCT-342 Off Salerno, Italy 29 September 1943
LCT-352 At Pearl Harbor 12 April 1945
LCT-362 Off Northern France 6 June 1944
LCT-364 Off Northern France 6 June 1944
LCT-366 53°1′N 152°0′W / 53.017°N 152.000°W / 53.017; -152.000 9 September 1943
LCT-413 Off Northern France June 1944
LCT-458 Off Northern France 7 June 1944
LCT-459 Off Western France 19 September 1944
LCT-486 Off Northern France 7 June 1944
LCT-496 English Channel 2 October 1943
LCT-548 At Portsmouth, England October 1944
LCT-555 Off Northern France 6 June 1944
LCT-572 Off Northern France June 1944
LCT-579 Off Palau 4 October 1944
LCT-582 In Azores 22 January 1944
LCT-593 Off Northern France 6 June 1944
LCT-597 Off Northern France 6 June 1944
LCT-612 Off Northern France 6 June 1944
LCT-703 Off Northern France 6 June 1944
LCT-713 Off Northern France June 1944
LCT-714 Off Northern France June 1944
LCT-777 Off Northern France 6 June 1944
LCT-823 Off Palau 27 September 1944
LCT-961 Pearl Harbor 21 May 1944
LCT-963 Pearl Harbor 21 May 1944
LCT-983 Pearl Harbor 21 May 1944
LCT-984 20°N 157°W / 20°N 157°W / 20; -157 15 May 1944
LCT-988 20°N 157°W / 20°N 157°W / 20; -157 15 May 1944
LCT-995 At Guam 21 April 1945
LCT-1029 At Iwo Jima 2 March 1945
LCT-1050 Off Ie Shima, Ryukyu Islands 27 July 1945
LCT-1075 Off Leyte, P.I. 10 December 1944
LCT-1090 Off Luzon, P.I. 26 March 1945
LCT-1151 1°0′N 138°36′E / 1.000°N 138.600°E / 1.000; 138.600 26 January 1945
LCT-1358 Off California 4 May 1945

Infantry landing craft[edit]

Name Location Date Cause
LCI(L)-1 At Bizerte, Tunisia 17 August 1943
LCI(L)-20 Off Anzio, Italy 22 January 1944
LCI(L)-32 Off Anzio, Italy 26 January 1944
LCI(G)-82 Off Okinawa 4 April 1945
LCI(L)-85 Off Northern France 6 June 1944
LCI(L)-91 Off Northern France 6 June 1944
LCI(L)-92 Off Northern France 6 June 1944
LCI(L)-93 Off Northern France 6 June 1944
LCI(L)-219 Off Northern France 11 June 1944
LCI(L)-232 Off Northern France 6 June 1944
LCI(L)-339 Off New Guinea 4 September 1943
LCI(G)-365 Off Luzon, P.I. 10 January 1945
LCI(G)-459 Off Palau 19 September 1944
LCI(G)-468 13°28′N 148°18′E / 13.467°N 148.300°E / 13.467; 148.300 17 June 1944
LCI(G)-474 Off Iwo Jima 17 February 1945
LCI(L)-497 Off Northern France 6 June 1944
LCI(L)-553 Off Northern France 6 June 1944
LCI(L)-600 In Ulithi, Carolines 12 January 1945
LCI(L)-684 Off Samar, P.I. 12 November 1944
LCI(L)-974 16°6′N 120°14′E / 16.100°N 120.233°E / 16.100; 120.233 10 January 1945
LCI(L)-1065 Off Leyte, P.I. 24 October 1944

Support landing craft[edit]

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

Tugs[edit]

Name Location Date Cause
ATR-15 49°20′N 00°26′W / 49.333°N 0.433°W / 49.333; -0.433 19 June 1944
ATR-98 44°05′N 24°08′W / 44.083°N 24.133°W / 44.083; -24.133 12 April 1944
Genesee At Corregidor, P.I. 5 May 1942 Raised by the Japanese and designated Patrol Boat No. 107; Sunk by US aircraft, 5 November 1944
Grebe South of Fiji Islands 5 December 1942
Keshena 34°59.610′N 75°45.718′W / 34.993500°N 75.761967°W / 34.993500; -75.761967[9] 19 July 1942 Sunk by friendly mine[10]
Napa At Bataan, P.I. 8 April 1942
Nauset 40°38′N 14°38′E / 40.633°N 14.633°E / 40.633; 14.633 9 September 1943
Navajo Off New Hebrides 11 September 1943 Sunk by I-39
Partridge Off Northern France 11 June 1944
Seminole Off Tulagi I., Solomons 25 October 1942
Sonoma At Leyte, P.I. 24 October 1944

Oilers[edit]

Name Location Date Cause
Kanawha 9°10′S 160°12′E / 9.167°S 160.200°E / -9.167; 160.200 7 April 1943 Sunk enemy action 8 April 1943 by Japanese aircraft off Tulagi, Solomon Islands
Mississinewa 10°6′N 139°43′E / 10.100°N 139.717°E / 10.100; 139.717 20 November 1944 Sunk by a Japanese Kaiten manned torpedo
Neches 21°1′N 160°6′W / 21.017°N 160.100°W / 21.017; -160.100 23 January 1942 Torpedoed and sunk by I-72, 23 January 1942
Neosho Coral Sea 7 May 1942 Sunk during the Battle of the Coral Sea, 11 May 1942
Pecos 14°30′S 106°30′E / 14.500°S 106.500°E / -14.500; 106.500 1 March 1942 Sunk enemy action by Japanese air attack from Soryu March 1, 1942
Sheepscot Off Iwo Jima 6 June 1945 ran aground and capsized near Iwo Jima on 6 June 1945

Troop transports[edit]

Name Location Date Cause
APC-21 Off New Britain 17 December 1943
APC-35 Off New Georgia, Solomons 22 September 1943
Barry (APD-29) Off Okinawa 25 May 1945
Bates (APD-47) Off Okinawa 25 May 1945
Colhoun (APD-2) 9°24′S 160°1′E / 9.400°S 160.017°E / -9.400; 160.017 30 August 1942
Dickerson (APD-21) Off Okinawa 2 April 1945
Edward Rutledge (AP-52) Off Morocco 12 November 1942 Sunk after being torpedoed by German submarine U-130
George F. Elliott (AP-13) Off Guadalcanal I., Solomons 8 August 1942 Lost to enemy action, 8 August 1942
Gregory (APD-3) Off Guadalcanal I., Solomons 5 September 1942
Hugh L. Scott (AP-43) Off Morocco 12 November 1942 Sunk after being torpedoed by German submarine U-130
John Penn (APA-23) Off Guadalcanal, Solomon Islands 13 August 1943
Joseph Hewes (AP-50) Off Morocco 11 November 1942 Sunk after being torpedoed by German submarine U-173
Leedstown (AP-73) Off Algiers 9 November 1942 Sunk after being torpedoed by German aircraft
Little (APD-4) Solomons 5 September 1942
McCawley (APA-4) 8°25′S 157°28′E / 8.417°S 157.467°E / -8.417; 157.467 30 June 1943
McKean (APD-5) 6°31′S 154°52′E / 6.517°S 154.867°E / -6.517; 154.867 17 November 1943
Susan B. Anthony (AP-72) 49°32′N 00°48′W / 49.533°N 0.800°W / 49.533; -0.800 7 June 1944 Sunk by a mine off Normandy, France
Tasker H. Bliss (AP-42) Off Morocco 12 November 1942 Sunk after being torpedoed by German submarine U-130
Thomas Stone (AP-59) 37°31′N 00°00′E / 37.517°N 0.000°E / 37.517; 0.000 7 November 1942 Torpedoed by German aircraft off Cape Palos, Spain

District patrol craft[edit]

Name Location Date Cause
YP-16 Guam December 1941
YP-17 Guam December 1941
YP-26 In Canal Zone 19 November 1942
YP-47 Off Staten Island, New York 26 April 1943
YP-72 At Adak, Aleutians 22 February 1943
YP-73 In Kodiak Harbor, Alaska 15 January 1945
YP-74 54°23′N 164°10′W / 54.383°N 164.167°W / 54.383; -164.167 6 September 1942
YP-77 Off Atlantic Coast 28 April 1942
YP-88 At Amchitka, Aleutians 28 October 1943
YP-94 56°32′N 154°22′W / 56.533°N 154.367°W / 56.533; -154.367 18 February 1945
YP-95 At Adak, Aleutians 1 May 1944
YP-97 Philippines March 1942
YP-128 Off Monterey, California 30 June 1942
YP-183 On West Coast of Hawaii 12 January 1943
YP-205 18°30′N 65°00′W / 18.500°N 65.000°W / 18.500; -65.000 1 November 1942
YP-235 In Gulf of Mexico 1 April 1943
YP-270 25°30′N 112°06′W / 25.500°N 112.100°W / 25.500; -112.100 30 June 1942
YP-277 East of Hawaii 23 May 1942
YP-279 Off Townsville, Australia 5 September 1943 Foundered
YP-281 16°53′S 177°18′W / 16.883°S 177.300°W / -16.883; -177.300 9 January 1944
YP-284 Off Guadalcanal I., Solomons 25 October 1942
YP-331 24°56′N 81°58′W / 24.933°N 81.967°W / 24.933; -81.967 23 March 1944
YP-336 In Delaware River 23 February 1943
YP-345 Southeast of Midway 31 October 1942
YP-346 In South Pacific 9 September 1942
YP-383 8°22′N 79°29′W / 8.367°N 79.483°W / 8.367; -79.483 24 November 1944
YP-387 39°N 75°W / 39°N 75°W / 39; -75 20 May 1942
YP-389 Off Cape Hatteras 19 June 1942 Sunk by gunfire from U-Boat
YP-405 In Caribbean Sea 20 November 1942
YP-422 Off New Caledonia 23 April 1943 Grounded
YP-426 31°59′N 80°48′W / 31.983°N 80.800°W / 31.983; -80.800 16 December 1943
YP-438 At Port Everglades, Fla. 20 March 1943
YP-453 In The Bahamas 15 April 1943
YP-481 At Charleston, S. C. 25 April 1943
YP-492 Off East Florida 8 January 1943
YP-577 Great Lakes 23 January 1943

Miscellaneous district craft[edit]

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 / 36.950°N 76.217°W / 36.950; -76.217 14 September 1944
YC-178 Philippines 1942
YC-181 Philippines 1942
YC-523 Off Portsmouth, N. H. 24 February 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. 12 November 1943
YC-869 Off Imperial Beach, Calif. 23 March 1943
YC-886 Guantanamo 3 February 1943
YC-887 Guantanamo 3 February 1943
YC-891 Off Key West, Fla. 18 April 1943
YC-898 Off Key West, Fla. 29 September 1942
YC-899 Off Key West, Fla. 29 September 1942
YC-912 In North Pacific 13 January 1945
YC-961 At Biorka Island May 1945
YC-970 In Puget Sound, Wash. 14 August 1943
YC-1272 Near San Pedro June 1945
YC-1278 Off Atlantic Coast 10 March 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 58.950°W / 45.783; -58.950 5 November 1943
YCK-8 Off Key West, Fla. 13 December 1943
YD-19 Philippines 1942
YD-47 Philippines 1942
YD-56 Philippines 1942
YD-60 Philippines 1942
YDG-4 Off New Caledonia 1 October 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 69.000°W / 35.117; -69.000 20 June 1943
YF-415 42°24′N 70°36′W / 42.400°N 70.600°W / 42.400; -70.600 11 May 1944
YF-487 In Caribbean 18 July 1943
YF-575 Off Atlantic City, N.J. 6 May 1943
YF-579 At San Francisco 20 September 1943
YF-724 Off Farallones 22 March 1945
YF-725 Off Farallones 22 March 1945
YF-777 At Eniwetok 6 August 1945
YF-926 En Route Pearl Harbor 8 March 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 2 January 1942
Dewey At Bataan, P.I. 10 April 1942
YFD-20 Off California 31 January 1943
YG-39 10°10′N 79°51′W / 10.167°N 79.850°W / 10.167; -79.850 27 September 1944
YG-44 At Pearl Harbor 7 February 1945
YM-4 Philippines 1942
YM-13 Guam 1942
YMS-14 In Boston Harbor 11 January 1945
YMS-19 Off Palau 24 September 1944
YMS-21 43°6′N 5°54′E / 43.100°N 5.900°E / 43.100; 5.900 1 September 1944
YMS-24 43°23′N 6°43′E / 43.383°N 6.717°E / 43.383; 6.717 16 August 1944
YMS-30 41°23′N 12°45′E / 41.383°N 12.750°E / 41.383; 12.750 25 January 1944
YMS-39 1°19′S 116°49′E / 1.317°S 116.817°E / -1.317; 116.817 26 June 1945
YMS-48 14°25′N 120°34′E / 14.417°N 120.567°E / 14.417; 120.567 14 February 1945
YMS-50 Off Balikipapan, N.E.I. 18 June 1945
YMS-70 In Leyte Gulf, P.I. 17 October 1944
YMS-71 4°58′N 119°47′E / 4.967°N 119.783°E / 4.967; 119.783 3 April 1945
YMS-84 Off Balikpapan, Borneo 9 July 1945
YMS-98 Off Okinawa 16 September 1945
YMS-103 26°13′N 127°54′E / 26.217°N 127.900°E / 26.217; 127.900 8 April 1945
YMS-127 In Aleutians 10 January 1944
YMS-133 Off Oregon Coast 21 February 1943
YMS-304 Off Northern France 30 July 1944
YMS-341 Off Okinawa 16 September 1945
YMS-350 Off Cherbourg 2 July 1944
YMS-365 1°18′S 116°50′E / 1.300°S 116.833°E / -1.300; 116.833 26 June 1945
YMS-378 49°33′N 1°13′W / 49.550°N 1.217°W / 49.550; -1.217 30 July 1944
YMS-385 Off Ulithi, Caroline Islands 1 October 1944
YMS-409 Off Atlantic Coast 12 September 1944
YMS-421 Off Okinawa 16 September 1945
YMS-472 Off Okinawa 16 September 1945
YMS-481 battle of Tarakan 2 May 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 14 January 1944
YPD-22 Philippines 1942
YPK-6 Philippines 1942
YPK-7 Philippines 1942
YR-43 In Gulf of Alaska 28 March 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. 5 May 1942
YT-198 Off Anzio, Italy 18 February 1944
YT-247 14°14′N 158°59′W / 14.233°N 158.983°W / 14.233; -158.983 5 April 1944
Shahaka 27°21′N 136°29′W / 27.350°N 136.483°W / 27.350; -136.483 9 May 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]

Name Location Date Cause
Aludra (AK-72) 11°26′S 162°0′E / 11.433°S 162.000°E / -11.433; 162.000 23 June 1943
Deimos (AK-78) 11°26′S 162°0′E / 11.433°S 162.000°E / -11.433; 162.000 23 June 1943
Pollux (AKS-2) Off Newfoundland Coast 18 February 1942
Serpens (AK-97) At Guadalcanal I., Solomons 29 January 1945

Miscellaneous auxiliaries[edit]

Name Location Date Cause
Ailanthus (AN-38) In Aleutians 26 February 1944 Ran aground
Asphalt (IX-153) At Saipan 6 October 1944 Grounded in a storm
Atik (AK-101) 36°N 70°W / 36°N 70°W / 36; -70 26 March 1942 Sunk by U-123[11]
Canopus (AS-9) At Bataan, P.I. 10 April 1942 Bombed by Japanese aircraft
Cythera (PY-26) Off Atlantic Coast 2 May 1942 Sunk by U-402[12]
Extractor (ARS-15) In Marianas 24 January 1945 friendly torpedo
Macaw (ASR-11) At Midway Channel 12 February 1944 Foundered in a storm
Moonstone (PYc-9) Off Delaware Capes 16 October 1943 Collision
Mount Hood (AE-11) At Manus, Admiralty Islands 10 November 1944 Disintegrated by internal explosion of undetermined cause
Muskeget (AF-48) In North Atlantic Ocean 9 September 1942 Sunk by U-755
Niagara (AGP-1) In Solomons 23 May 1943 Sunk by Japanese aircraft
Pigeon (ASR-6) At Corregidor, P.I. 3 May 1942 Sunk by Japanese dive bomber
Pontiac (AF-20) Off Halifax, Nova Scotia 30 January 1945 Salvaged 17 February 1945
Porcupine (IX-126) At Mindoro, P.I. 30 December 1944 Sunk by Kamakaze plane
Redwing (AM-48) 37°22′N 9°55′E / 37.367°N 9.917°E / 37.367; 9.917 28 June 1943 Probably sunk by a U-Boat
Rescuer (ARS-18) In Aleutians 1 January 1943 Beached after taking fatal damage
Robert L. Barnes (AO-14) Guam December 1941 Captured in port
Ronaki (IX-94) Off Eastern Australia 18 June 1943 Sunk after grounding on a reef
Utah (AG-16) 21°22′N 157°57′W / 21.367°N 157.950°W / 21.367; -157.950, Pearl Harbor 7 December 1941 Sunk by carrier-based aircraft torpedo
ex-Fisheries At Corregidor, P.I. 5 May 1942 Destroyed to prevent capture
ex-Maryann At Corregidor, P.I. 5 May 1942 Destroyed to prevent capture
DCH-1 ex-Walker (IX-44) En-route To Pearl Harbor 28 December 1941 Scuttled while under tow

References[edit]

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  10. ^ "The Wreck of the Tugboat Keshena". Retrieved 28 April 2012. 
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  12. ^ "USS Cythera". Retrieved 28 April 2012. 

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