List of shipwrecks in 1942
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The list of shipwrecks in 1942 includes all ships sunk, foundered, grounded, or otherwise lost during 1942.
|Alice||Free French Naval Forces||World War II: The corvette was torpedoed and sunk in the Atlantic Ocean whilst escorting a convoy.|
|Frango||Japan||World War II: The tanker was sunk.|
|Heinan Maru||Japan||World War II: The cargo ship was torpedoed and damaged in the Philippine Sea by USS Gar ( United States Navy) sometime between 28 November 1942 and 19 January 1943. She was beached to prevent her sinking.|
|HMT Lochalsh||Royal Navy||World War II: The naval trawler was reported to have been sunk.|
|Penelope Barker||United States||World War II: The Liberty ship was torpedoed and sunk in the Barents Sea ( ) by U-271 ( Kriegsmarine).|
|Richard Caswell||United States||World War II: The Liberty ship was torpedoed and sunk in the Atlantic Ocean off Brazil ( ) by U-513 ( Kriegsmarine).|
|Shch-304||Soviet Navy||World War II: The Shchuka-class submarine struck a mine and sank in the Baltic Sea sometime after 29 October.|
|HMS Sir Hastings Anderson||Royal Navy||World War II: The target towing ship was sunk in a Japanese air raid on Singapore.|
|Trabajador||United States Navy||The tugboat was sunk, probably by Japanese artillery, off Corregidor, the Philippines. Salvaged post-war and served under the name Resolute into the late 1970s.|
- "Loss Of French Corvette". The Times (49167). London. 23 February 1942. col F, p. 3.
- "Norwegian Merchant Ships 1939 - 1945, Ships beginning with F". Warsailors. Retrieved 12 January 2012.
- "Gar". Dictionary of American Naval Fighting Ships. Navy Department, Naval History & Heritage Command. Retrieved 31 December 2011.
- "Two Trawlers Sunk". The Times (49152). London. 5 February 1942. col C, p. 4.
- "Liberty Ships - P". Mariners. Retrieved 6 January 2012.
- "Liberty Ships - R". Mariners. Retrieved 6 January 2012.
- "ShCh-304". Uboat. Retrieved 28 December 2011.
- "Sir Hastings Anderson". The Yard. Retrieved 26 February 2017.
|Ship events in 1942|