List of shipwrecks in 1944

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The list of shipwrecks in 1944 includes ships sunk, foundered, grounded, or otherwise lost during 1944.

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List of shipwrecks: Unknown date 1944
Ship Country Description
Hai Kan No. 10  Imperial Japanese Navy The training hulk, formerly the cruiser Tsushima, was sunk as a torpedo target in the Pacific Ocean off Miura, Kanagawa, Japan.
Herold  Norway The cargo ship was bombed and sunk at Bergen in December 1944 or January 1945.[1]
Hiyodori  Imperial Japanese Navy World War II: The motor torpedo boat was torpedoed and sunk in the South China Sea or Sulu Sea by USS Gunnel ( United States Navy) sometime between 21 October and 28 December.[2]
S13  Kriegsmarine World War II: the E-boat sunk in the British Channel.[3]
Sagi  Imperial Japanese Navy World War II: The torpedo boat was torpedoed and sunk in the South China Sea or Sulu Sea by USS Gunnel ( United States Navy) sometime between 21 October and 28 December.[2]
Shoei Maru  Japan World War II: The cargo ship was torpedoed and sunk in the South China Sea west of Luzon, Philippines by USS Paddle and USS Hammerhead (both  United States Navy) sometime between 25 November and 18 January 1945.[4]
Shunten Maru  Japan World War II: The cargo liner was torpedoed and sunk in the South China Sea or Sulu Sea by USS Gunnel ( United States Navy) sometime between 21 October and 28 December.[2]
Strasbourg II  Kriegsmarine World War II: The barracks ship was scuttled at Lorient, France.
U-743  Kriegsmarine World War II: The Type VIIC submarine sank in the Atlantic Ocean north of Ireland (55°38′N 7°26′W / 55.633°N 7.433°W / 55.633; -7.433) in September or October 1944 whilst on patrol with the loss of all 50 crew. Cause unknown.[5]
No.21  Imperial Japanese Navy World War II: The coastal defence vessel was torpedoed and sunk in the Luzon Strait by USS Seahorse ( United States Navy) sometime between 19 July and 18 October.[6]

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Ship events in 1944
Ship launches: 1939 1940 1941 1942 1943 1944 1945 1946 1947 1948 1949
Ship commissionings: 1939 1940 1941 1942 1943 1944 1945 1946 1947 1948 1949
Ship decommissionings: 1939 1940 1941 1942 1943 1944 1945 1946 1947 1948 1949
Shipwrecks: 1939 1940 1941 1942 1943 1944 1945 1946 1947 1948 1949