List of shipwrecks in 1943

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The list of shipwrecks in 1943 includes ships sunk, foundered, grounded, or otherwise lost during 1943.

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List of shipwrecks: Unknown date 1943
Ship Country Description
America Maru  Japan World War II: The cargo ship was torpedoed and sunk between 27 January and 1 March by USS Nautilus ( United States Navy).[1]
Cafernströn  Sweden World War II: The cargo ship was bombed and sunk at Gdynia, Poland by United States Army Air Forces aircraft.[2]
Kaifuku Maru  Japan World War II: The cargo ship was torpedoed and sunk in the East China Sea by USS Seawolf ( United States Navy) between 5 October and 27 November.[3]
Miyadonu Maru  Japan World War II: The cargo liner was torpedoed and sunk in the Pacific Ocean by USS Growler ( United States Navy) sometime between 17 February and 27 October.[4]
New Columbia  United Kingdom World War II: The cargo ship was torpedoed and sunk off the coast of Nigeria. Her crew survived.[5]
USS Runner  United States Navy World War II: The Gato-class submarine was sunk by enemy action in the Pacific Ocean sometime between 26 June and 31 July.
Silvaplana  Germany World War II: The cargo ship was intercepted by HMS Adventure ( Royal Navy) in the Atlantic Ocean 200 nautical miles (370 km) off Cape Finisterre, Spain and was scuttled by her crew.[6]
Taiau Maru  Japan World War II: The cargo ship was torpedoed and sunk in the Pacific Ocean by USS Gudgeon ( United States Navy) sometime between 1 September and 6 October.[7]
Tateyama Maru  Japan World War II: The cargo ship was torpedoed and sunk in the Philippine Sea by USS Pickerel ( United States Navy) sometime between 10 July and 26 August.[8]
Tamon Maru  Japan World War II: The cargo ship was torpedoed and sunk in the Pacific Ocean by USS Stingray ( United States Navy) before 12 June.[9]
Thaddeus S. C. Lowe  United States World War II: The Liberty ship was damaged whilst loading landing ships in heavy seas and was declared a constructive total loss.[10]
Wuhu Maru  Japan World War II: The cargo ship was torpedoed and sunk in the East China Sea by USS Seawolf ( United States Navy).[3]
Yamagibu Maru  Japan World War II: The cargo ship was torpedoed and sunk in the Celebes Sea by USS Pargo ( United States Navy) sometime between 13 June and 3 September.[11]
Yamato Maru  Japan World War II: The ocean liner was torpedoed and sunk in the South China Sea with the loss of 27 of the 1,092 people on board.[12]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Nautilus". Dictionary of American Naval Fighting Ships. Navy Department, Naval History & Heritage Command. Retrieved 29 December 2011. 
  2. ^ "Raid Damage At Gdynia". The Times (49677). London. 15 October 1943. col E, p. 3. 
  3. ^ a b "Swordfish". Dictionary of American Naval Fighting Ships. Navy Department, Naval History & Heritage Command. Retrieved 30 December 2011. 
  4. ^ "Growler (SS-215)". Dictionary of American Naval Fighting Ships. Navy Department, Naval History & Heritage Command. Retrieved 31 December 2011. 
  5. ^ "New Columbia". The Yard. Retrieved 24 February 2017. 
  6. ^ "Two Axis Ships Scuttled". The Times (49548). London. 18 May 1943. col F, p. 4. 
  7. ^ "Gudgeon". Dictionary of American Naval Fighting Ships. Navy Department, Naval History & Heritage Command. Retrieved 31 December 2011. 
  8. ^ "Pickerel". Dictionary of American Naval Fighting Ships. Navy Department, Naval History & Heritage Command. Retrieved 30 December 2011. 
  9. ^ "Stingray". Dictionary of American Naval Fighting Ships. Navy Department, Naval History & Heritage Command. Retrieved 30 December 2011. 
  10. ^ "Liberty Ships - T - U - B". Mariners. Retrieved 6 January 2012. 
  11. ^ "Pargo". Dictionary of American Naval Fighting Ships. Navy Department, Naval History & Heritage Command. Retrieved 4 January 2012. 
  12. ^ "Japanese Liner Sunk In South China Sea". The Times (49653). London. 17 September 1943. col E, p. 3. 
Ship events in 1943
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Ship commissionings: 1938 1939 1940 1941 1942 1943 1944 1945 1946 1947 1948
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