List of shipwrecks in 1945

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The list of shipwrecks in 1945 includes ships sunk, foundered, grounded, or otherwise lost during 1945.

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List of shipwrecks: Unknown date 1945
Ship Country Description
Akagi Maru  Japan The merchant ship sank in a typhoon. She was raised, repaired, and returned to service.
Bourgas  Bulgaria World War II: The cargo ship was sunk at Thessaloniki, Greece. The wreck was scrapped in situ in March 1948.[1]
Dinteldyk  Netherlands World War II: The burnt out cargo ship was scuttled as a blockship at Rotterdam, South Holland.[2]
Elbing  Germany World War II: The cargo ship was damaged by artillery shelling and beached at Schweinesand. She was later repaired and returned to service.
F 113  German Navy World War II: The Type A Marinefahrprahm was sunk sometime in 1945.[3]
F 212  German Navy World War II: The Type B Marinefahrprahm was sunk sometime in 1945.[4]
F 823  German Navy World War II: The Type D Marinefahrprahm was sunk sometime in 1945.[5]
F 923  German Navy World War II: The Type DM minelayer Marinefahrprahm was sunk sometime in 1944 or 1945.[6]
F 949  German Navy World War II: The Type DM minelayer Marinefahrprahm was sunk sometime in 1944 or 1945.[7]
F 964  German Navy World War II: The Type D Marinefahrprahm was sunk sometime in 1944 or 1945.[8]
F 1157  German Navy World War II: The Type D Marinefahrprahm was sunk sometime in early 1945.[9]
F 1158  German Navy World War II: The Type D Marinefahrprahm was sunk sometime in early 1945.[10]
F 1165  German Navy World War II: The Type D Marinefahrprahm was sunk sometime in 1944 or 1945.[11]
F 1179  German Navy World War II: The Type D Marinefahrprahm was sunk sometime in 1945.[12]
F 1180  German Navy World War II: The Type D Marinefahrprahm was sunk sometime in 1945.[13]
F 1192  German Navy World War II: The Type D Marinefahrprahm was sunk sometime in 1945.[14]
Gyoraitei No. 11, Gyoraitei No. 14, Gyoraitei No. 15, Gyoraitei No. 16,
and Gyoraitei No. 17
 Imperial Japanese Navy World War II: The Gyoraitei T51 class motor torpedo boats were lost in 1945.[15]
Gyoraitei No. 114  Imperial Japanese Navy World War II: The Q/Gyoraitei No. 114 class motor torpedo boat was lost in 1944 or 1945.[16]
Gyoraitei No. 233  Imperial Japanese Navy World War II:The Gyoraitei No. 31-class motor torpedo boat was lost in 1944 or 1945.[17]
Gyoraitei No. 245, Gyoraitei No. 254, and Gyoraitei No. 258,  Imperial Japanese Navy World War II:The Gyoraitei No. 38-class motor torpedo boats were lost in 1945.[18]
Gyoraitei No. 549, Gyoraitei No. 869, Gyoraitei No. 870, Gyoraitei No. 871,
Gyoraitei No. 872, Gyoraitei No. 873, Gyoraitei No. 874, Gyoraitei No. 875,
Gyoraitei No. 876, Gyoraitei No. 877, Gyoraitei No. 879, and Gyoraitei No. 883
 Imperial Japanese Navy World War II:The Gyoraitei No. 14-class motor torpedo boats were lost in 1945.[19]
Gyoraitei No. 1113  Imperial Japanese Navy World War II:The Gyoraitei No. 15-class motor torpedo boat was lost in 1945.[20]
Gutzon Borglum  United States The Liberty ship was damaged in a typhoon. She was refloated but collided with a United States Navy tug and was declared a constructive total loss.[21]
H-3, H-5, H-7, and H-8  Imperial Japanese Navy World War II:The H-2-class motor gun boats were lost in 1944 or 1945.[22]
H-46, H-113  Imperial Japanese Navy World War II:The H-61-class motor gun boats were lost in 1945.[23]
Horch I  German Navy World War II: The training ship, a KFK-2-class naval drifter, was sunk sometime in 1945.[24]
Horch II  German Navy World War II: The training ship, a KFK-2-class naval drifter, was sunk sometime in 1945.[25]
KFK 203  German Navy World War II: The KFK-2-class naval drifter was sunk sometime in early 1945.[26]
KFK 204  German Navy World War II: The KFK-2-class naval drifter was sunk sometime in early 1945.[27]
King Edwin  United Kingdom The cargo ship was scuttled off Malta.[28]
Nanshin Maru No. 26  Imperial Japanese Navy World War II: The guardboat was torpedoed and sunk in the Pacific Ocean. Either by USS Threadfin ( United States Navy) on 30 January, or by USS Bowfin ( United States Navy) on 17 February.[29]
NO 42  German Navy World War II: The KFK-2-class naval drifter was sunk sometime in 1945.[30]
Prince George  Canada The steamer was destroyed by fire at Ketchikan, Territory of Alaska. She later was towed away and scrapped.
SS-8  Imperial Japanese Navy World War II: The SS-class landing ship was lost in 1944 or 1945.[31]
SS-10  Imperial Japanese Navy World War II: The SS-class landing ship was lost in 1944 or 1945.[32]
SS-11  Imperial Japanese Navy World War II: The SS-class landing ship was lost in Spring, 1945.[33]
SS-14  Imperial Japanese Navy World War II: The SS-class landing ship was lost in 1945.[34]
SS-15  Imperial Japanese Navy World War II: The SS-class landing ship was lost in 1945.[35]
SS-24  Imperial Japanese Navy World War II: The incomplete SS-class landing ship was sunk at Osaka in 1945.[36]
Saginaw II  United States The 92-gross ton, 70.2-foot (21.4 m) scow sank off the coast of Southeast Alaska at 57°35′N 136°05′W / 57.583°N 136.083°W / 57.583; -136.083 (Saginaw II), between Slocum Arm (57°30′34″N 135°55′44″W / 57.5094°N 135.9288°W / 57.5094; -135.9288 (Slocum Arm)) and Khaz Bay (57°33′54″N 136°06′33″W / 57.5651°N 136.1091°W / 57.5651; -136.1091 (Khaz Bay)).[37]
San Marco  Regia Marina End of World War II: The target ship, a former San Giorgio-class armored cruiser captured by the Germans in September 1943, was found sunk in the harbor at La Spezia, Italy, at the end of World War II.
UF-2  German Navy End of World War II: The Aurore-class submarine was scuttled at Gotenhafen, Pomerania sometime after 5 July.
U-3502  German Navy World War II: The Type XXI submarine was bombed and damaged at Hamburg. She was consequently withdrawn from service on 3 May and scrapped post-war.[38]
Vs 248  German Navy World War II: The Vorpostenboot, a KFK-2-class naval drifter, was sunk sometime in 1945.[39]
W. P. Few  United States World War II: The Liberty ship became stranded and was declared a constructive total loss.[40]

See also[edit]

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Ship events in 1945
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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