List of ship decommissionings in 1945

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The list of ship decommissionings in 1945 includes a chronological list of all ships decommissioned in 1945.

Operator Ship Class and type Fate Other notes
9 April  Royal Navy Biter Avenger class escort carrier Transferred Date of transfer to USN, later to France as Dixmude
23 April  United States Navy Montgomery Wickes class destroyer Sold for scrap
7 May  Kriegsmarine Prinz Eugen Surrendered to the United States at Copenhagen
1 June  United States Navy Gamble Wickes class destroyer Sunk for disposal
20 July  United States Navy Lea Wickes class destroyer Scrapped
July  Royal Navy Lancaster Wickes class destroyer Reduced to reserve
9 October  Royal Navy Invicta Landing Ship, Infantry Transferred Returned to merchant service as SS Invicta
9 October  United States Navy Talbot Wickes class destroyer Scrapped
10 October  United States Navy Chew Wickes class destroyer Scrapped
12 October  United States Navy Waters Wickes class destroyer Scrapped
19 October  United States Navy Ramsay Wickes class destroyer Sold for scrap
24 October  United States Navy Sangamon Sangamon class escort carrier Scrapped
26 October  United States Navy Sapelo Sold for scrap
2 November  United States Navy Rathburne Wickes class destroyer Scrapped
9 November  United States Navy Schley Wickes class destroyer Scrapped
9 November  United States Navy Stringham Wickes class destroyer Scrapped
14 November  United States Navy Crane Wickes class destroyer Scrapped
29 November  Royal Navy Tracker Attacker class escort carrier Returned to the United States Sold as merchant Corrientes
29 November  Royal Navy Searcher Attacker class escort carrier Returned to the United States Sold as merchant Captain Theo
4 December  United States Navy Dent Wickes class destroyer Scrapped
6 December  Royal Navy Shah Attacker class escort carrier Returned to the United States Sold as merchant Salta
8 December  United States Navy Dorsey Wickes class destroyer Destroyed
22 December Balkenkreuz (Iron Cross) Luftwaffe Greif Tug type light seaplane tender Surrendered to the United States Became French Marcel Le Bihan
29 December  Royal Navy Hunter Attacker class escort carrier Returned to the United States Sold as merchant Almdijk
29 December  Royal Navy Stalker Attacker class escort carrier Returned to the United States Sold as merchant Riouw
Date unknown  Royal Navy Thane Attacker class escort carrier Returned to the United States Scrapped in 1946

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Ship events in 1945
Ship launches: 1940 1941 1942 1943 1944 1945 1946 1947 1948 1949 1950
Ship commissionings: 1940 1941 1942 1943 1944 1945 1946 1947 1948 1949 1950
Ship decommissionings: 1940 1941 1942 1943 1944 1945 1946 1947 1948 1949 1950
Shipwrecks: 1940 1941 1942 1943 1944 1945 1946 1947 1948 1949 1950