List of shipwrecks in April 1942

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


April 1942
Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
1 2 3 4 5
6 7 8 9 10 11 12
13 14 15 16 17 18 19
20 21 22 23 24 25 26
27 28 29 30 Unknown date

1 April[edit]

2 April[edit]

3 April[edit]

4 April[edit]

5 April[edit]

HMS Cornwall.

6 April[edit]

7 April[edit]

8 April[edit]

9 April[edit]

10 April[edit]

11 April[edit]

12 April[edit]

13 April[edit]

14 April[edit]

15 April[edit]

For the scuttling of the Dutch tanker Ocana on this day, see the entry for 25 March 1942

16 April[edit]

17 April[edit]

18 April[edit]

19 April[edit]

20 April[edit]

21 April[edit]

22 April[edit]

23 April[edit]

24 April[edit]

25 April[edit]

26 April[edit]

27 April[edit]

No ships were lost on this day.

28 April[edit]

29 April[edit]

30 April[edit]

Unknown date[edit]

References[edit]

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  37. ^ "D/S Hermod". Warsailors. Retrieved 15 January 2012. 
  38. ^ "M/T Koll". Warsailors. Retrieved 25 January 2012. 
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  40. ^ "M/T Kollskegg". Warsailors. Retrieved 25 January 2012. 
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  54. ^ "Nemanja". Uboat. Retrieved 19 February 2012. 
  55. ^ "Oklahoma". Uboat. Retrieved 24 February 2012. 
  56. ^ "ShCh-421 of the Soviet Navy". Uboat. Retrieved 9 April 2013. 
  57. ^ "Nemanja". Uboat. Retrieved 8 April 2013. 
  58. ^ "Norwegian Merchant Ships 1939 - 1945, Ships beginning Th through Ti". Warsailors. Retrieved 8 February 2012. 
  59. ^ "Atlas". Uboat. Retrieved 6 April 2012. 
  60. ^ "Robert C. Tuttle". Uboat. Retrieved 16 April 2012. 
  61. ^ "Esparta". Uboat. Retrieved 24 February 2012. 
  62. ^ "D/S Fanefjeld". Warsailors. Retrieved 12 January 2012. 
  63. ^ "HMS Lance (G87) of the Royal Navy". Uboat. Retrieved 9 April 2013. 
  64. ^ "Malchace". Uboat. Retrieved 2 March 2012. 
  65. ^ "D/S Norviken". Warsailors. Retrieved 1 February 2012. 
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  67. ^ "M/S Balkis". Warsailors. Retrieved 8 January 2012. 
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  72. ^ "Tamaulipas". Uboat. Retrieved 6 April 2012. 
  73. ^ "M/S Grenanger". Warsailors. Retrieved 13 January 2012. 
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  80. ^ "Delvalle". Uboat. Retrieved 29 February 2012. 
  81. ^ "Esso Boston". Uboat. Retrieved 28 February 2012. 
  82. ^ "PT 35 of the US Navy". Uboat. Retrieved 12 April 2013. 
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  86. ^ "Harpalion". Uboat. Retrieved 25 March 2012. 
  87. ^ "Kiev". Uboat. Retrieved 25 March 2012. 
  88. ^ "Korsholm". Uboat. Retrieved 24 February 2012. 
  89. ^ "Leslie". Uboat. Retrieved 24 February 2012. 
  90. ^ "Anti-submarine Trawler HMS Lord Snowden". Uboat. Retrieved 13 April 2013. 
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  92. ^ "Empire Thrush". Uboat. Retrieved 9 March 2012. 
  93. ^ "Korthion". Uboat. 16 February 2011. 
  94. ^ "Margaret". Uboat. Retrieved 9 April 2012. 
  95. ^ "U-252". Uboat. Retrieved 13 March 2012. 
  96. ^ "PT 41 of the US Navy". Uboat. Retrieved 9 April 2013. 
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  98. ^ "Amsterdam". Uboat. 16 February 2011. 
  99. ^ "Bab el Farag". Uboat. Retrieved 19 February 2012. 
  100. ^ "Caspia". Uboat. Retrieved 19 February 2012. 
  101. ^ "Desert Light". Uboat. Retrieved 9 April 2012. 
  102. ^ "Empire Howard". Uboat. Retrieved 21 March 2012. 
  103. ^ "Fatouh el Kher". Uboat. Retrieved 19 February 2012. 
  104. ^ "Robin Hood". Uboat. Retrieved 9 April 2012. 
  105. ^ "Vikings". Uboat. Retrieved 19 February 2012. 
  106. ^ "Alcoa Guide". Uboat. Retrieved 24 February 2012. 
  107. ^ "Heinrich von Riedemann". Uboat. 16 February 2011. 
  108. ^ a b "Victoria". U-boat. Retrieved 14 October 2011. 
  109. ^ "Japanese Aircraft Transports". Combinedfleet.com. Retrieved 18 April 2013. 
  110. ^ "Imperial Submarines". Combinedfleet.com. Retrieved 12 April 2014. 
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  116. ^ "Hefz el Rahman". Uboat. Retrieved 19 February 2012. 
  117. ^ "Agra". Uboat. Retrieved 15 April 2012. 
  118. ^ "Harpagon". Uboat. Retrieved 23 February 2012. 
  119. ^ "SS Plawsworth (+1940)". Wrecksite. Retrieved 12 November 2011. 
  120. ^ "Steel Maker". Uboat. Retrieved 15 April 2012. 
  121. ^ "Vineland". Uboat. Retrieved 29 February 2012. 
  122. ^ "D/S Bris". Warsailors. Retrieved 9 January 2012. 
  123. ^ "Bris". Uboat. Retrieved 9 March 2012. 
  124. ^ "Chenango". Uboat. Retrieved 19 February 2012. 
  125. ^ "ASW Trawler HMS Jade". U boat. Retrieved 21 April 2013. 
  126. ^ "Pipestone County". Uboat. Retrieved 9 April 2012. 
  127. ^ "Derryheen". Uboat. Retrieved 9 March 2012. 
  128. ^ "El Saadiah". Uboat. Retrieved 19 February 2012. 
  129. ^ "San Jacinto". Uboat. Retrieved 9 March 2012. 
  130. ^ "Connecticut Tanker 1938-1942". Wrecksite.eu. Retrieved 23 April 2013. 
  131. ^ "Kirkland". Uboat. Retrieved 9 April 2012. 
  132. ^ "Lammot Du Pont". Uboat. Retrieved 22 February 2012. 
  133. ^ "Norwegian Homefleet - WW II, Ships starting with So through Sø". Warsailors. Retrieved 11 February 2012. 
  134. ^ "M-173 of the Soviet Navy". Uboat. Retrieved 3 August 2014. 
  135. ^ "Leesee (5605885)". Miramar Ship Index. http://www.miramarshipindex.org.nz. Retrieved 1 May 2012. (subscription required)
  136. ^ "Modesta". Uboat. Retrieved 23 February 2012. 
  137. ^ "Saury". Dictionary of American Naval Fighting Ships. Navy Department, Naval History & Heritage Command. Retrieved 30 December 2011. 
  138. ^ "Alcoa Partner". Uboat. 16 February 2011. 
  139. ^ "Aziza". Uboat. Retrieved 19 February 2012. 
  140. ^ "Arundo". Uboat. Retrieved 29 February 2012. 
  141. ^ "Seal". Dictionary of American Naval Fighting Ships. Navy Department, Naval History & Heritage Command. Retrieved 30 December 2011. 
  142. ^ "HMS West Dean of the Royal Navy". Uboat. Retrieved 28 April 2013. 
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  144. ^ "Alliance". Uboat. Retrieved 8 April 2012. 
  145. ^ "Curityba (5614525)". Miramar Ship Index. http://www.miramarshipindex.org.nz. Retrieved 24 March 2012. (subscription required)
  146. ^ "Harry G. Seidel". Uboat. 16 February 2011. 
  147. ^ "Mobiloil". Uboat. Retrieved 23 February 2012. 
  148. ^ "Terpsithea". Uboat. Retrieved 8 April 2012. 
  149. ^ "Ashkhabad". Uboat. Retrieved 20 March 2012. 
  150. ^ "Athelempress". Uboat. Retrieved 6 March 2012. 
  151. ^ "M/S Bidevind". Warsailors. Retrieved 9 January 2012. 
  152. ^ "Federal". Uboat. Retrieved 29 March 2012. 
  153. ^ "D/S Taborfjell". Warsailors. Retrieved 8 February 2012. 
  154. ^ "M/S Chr. Knudsen". Warsailors. Retrieved 12 January 2012. 
  155. ^ "ShCh-401 of the Soviet Navy". Uboat. Retrieved 1 April 2014. 
  156. ^ "DD-189". Dictionary of American Naval Fighting Ships. Navy Department, Naval History & Heritage Command. Retrieved 15 January 2012. 
  157. ^ "HMS Senateur Duhamel of the Royal Navy". Uboat. Retrieved 1 April 2013. 
Ship events in 1942
Ship launches: 1937 1938 1939 1940 1941 1942 1943 1944 1945 1946 1947
Ship commissionings: 1937 1938 1939 1940 1941 1942 1943 1944 1945 1946 1947
Ship decommissionings: 1937 1938 1939 1940 1941 1942 1943 1944 1945 1946 1947
Shipwrecks: 1937 1938 1939 1940 1941 1942 1943 1944 1945 1946 1947