List of shipwrecks in April 1941

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The list of shipwrecks in April 1941 includes all ships sunk, foundered, grounded, or otherwise lost during April 1941.

April 1941
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1 April[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 1 April 1941
Ship Country Description
Bertram Rickmers  Germany World War II: The cargo ship was intercepted in the Red Sea by HMS Kandahar ( Royal Navy) and was scuttled off Gondurmiat.[1]
Cerigo  Germany World War II: The cargo ship was scuttled at Guayaquil, Ecuador. Later salvaged and entered Ecuadorian service as 24 de Mayo.[1]
Eisenbach  Germany World War II: The cargo ship was scuttled at Punta Arenas, Chile.[1]
Friesland  Germany World War II: The cargo ship was scuttled at Paita, Peru.[1]
Hameln  Germany World War II: The ship was scuttled at Veracruz, Mexico.[2]
Hermonthis  Germany World War II: The passenger ship was intercepted in the South Atlantic (12°13′S 80°10′W / 12.217°S 80.167°W / -12.217; -80.167) by HMCS Prince Henry ( Royal Canadian Navy) and was scuttled by her crew.[1]
Hidlefjord  Norway World War II: Convoy HX 114: The tanker was bombed and sunk in the Irish Sea 20 nautical miles (37 km) north west of the Smalls Lighthouse by Heinkel He 111 aircraft of Kampfgeschwader 27, Luftwaffe with the loss of 29 of her 34 crew.[1][2][3]
Leipzig  Germany World War II: The passenger ship was scuttled at Callao, Peru.[1]
Leone  Regia Marina World War II: The Leone-class destroyer ran aground off Massawa, Italian Eritrea and was shelled and sunk by Pantera and Tigre (both  Regia Marina).[4]
Lidingo  Sweden World War II: The cargo ship struck a mine and was damaged in the Baltic Sea west of Falsterbo, Skåne. She was beached, but later refloated and towed to Malmö.[1]
Monserrate  Germany World War II: The passenger ship was scuttled at Callao, Peru.[1]
München  Germany World War II: The passenger ship was intercepted in the South Atlantic (11°18′S 79°09′W / 11.300°S 79.150°W / -11.300; -79.150) by HMCS Prince Henry ( Royal Canadian Navy) and was scuttled by her crew.[1]
Orinoco  Germany World War II: The ship was scuttled at Tampico, Mexico.[2]
San Corado  United Kingdom World War II: Convoy HX 114: The tanker was bombed, machine gunned and damaged in the Irish Sea (13 nautical miles (24 km) north west of the Smalls Lighthouse by Heinkel He 111 aircraft of Kampfgeschwader 27, Luftwaffe. She was abandoned and later reboarded and taken in tow; but was bombed again and abandoned for a second time. San Corado sank the next day 12 nautical miles (22 km) south of the Tuskar Rock.[1][2][5]
Seostris  Germany World War II: The cargo ship was scuttled at Puerto Cabello, Venezuela.[2]

2 April[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 2 April 1941
Ship Country Description
Beaverdale  United Kingdom World War II: Convoy SC 26: The cargo ship was torpedoed and sunk in the Atlantic Ocean (60°50′N 29°19′W / 60.833°N 29.317°W / 60.833; -29.317) by U-46 ( Kriegsmarine) with the loss of 22 of her 79 crew. Some of the survivors were rescued by the trawler Gulltoppur (Light Blue Flag of Iceland.svg Iceland), others reached land in their lifeboat.[1][6]
British Reliance  United Kingdom World War II: Convoy SC 26: The tanker was torpedoed and sunk in the Atlantic Ocean (58°25′N 28°21′W / 58.417°N 28.350°W / 58.417; -28.350) by U-46 ( Kriegsmarine). All 50 people aboard were rescued by Tennessee ( United Kingdom).[1][7]
Coombe Dingle  United Kingdom The coaster ran aground at Carnalea, County Down and was wrecked.[8]
Coulouras Xenos  Greece World War II: Convoy AS 23: The cargo ship was bombed and sunk in the Mediterranean Sea off Gavdos, Greece by Junkers Ju 88 aircraft of II Staffeln, Lehrgeschwader 1, Luftwaffe.[1][2]
HMT Cramond Island  Royal Navy The naval trawler was bombed and sunk in the North Sea 5 miles (8.0 km) off St Abb's Head Northumberland by Luftwaffe aircraft with the loss of five crew.[1][9]
Fermain  United Kingdom The coaster was bombed and sunk in the North Sea (50°35′N 0°52′E / 50.583°N 0.867°E / 50.583; 0.867) by Luftwaffe aircraft. All crew were rescued.[1]
HMT Fortuna  Royal Navy The naval trawler was bombed and sunk in the North Sea 5 miles (8.0 km) off St Abb's Head Northumberland by Luftwaffe aircraft with the loss of all 15 crew.[1]
Giuseppe Mazzini  Italy World War II: The cargo ship was bombed and sunk off Nocra, Italian Eritrea by Royal Air Force aircraft. She was later salvaged by the British and scrapped.[1][10]
Homefield  United Kingdom World War II: Convoy AS 23: The cargo ship was bombed and damaged in the Mediterranean Sea off Gavdos by Junkers Ju 88 aircraft of II Staffeln, Lehrgeschwader 1, Luftwaffe. She was scuttled by HMS Nubian. Survivors were rescued by HMS Voyager (both  Royal Navy).[1][2]
Karadjordje  Yugoslavia World War II: The cargo ship struck a mine in the Adriatic Sea off Šibenik and sank. All crew were rescued.[1]
Melrose Abbey  United Kingdom World War II: The cargo ship struck a mine and sank in the River Ythan, Aberdeenshire. She was refloated on 26 July and towed to Aberdeen.[1]
Nestos  Greece The cargo ship ran aground in Liverpool Bay, United Kingdom and was wrecked.[11]
Prestolonasledik Star  Yugoslavia World War II: The cargo ship struck a mine in the Adriatic Sea off Šibenik and sank. All crew were rescued.[1]
Thorn  Germany World War II: The tanker was torpedoed, shelled and damaged in the Mediterranean Sea 25 nautical miles (46 km) west of the mouth of the Loire, France. She sank the next day.[12]
Urania  Italy World War II: The cargo ship was bombed and sunk off the Dahlak Islands by Royal Air Force aircraft. She was raised and scrapped in 1949.[1][13]
Wild Rose  United Kingdom The coastal tanker was bombed and damaged in the Irish Sea 12 nautical miles (22 km) south east of the Tuskar Rock, Ireland. She was beached at Rosslare Harbour, County Wexford. Later refloated and taken to Dublin.[1]

3 April[edit]

For the sinking of the Swedish tanker MV Castor on this day, see the entry for 31 March 1941.
List of shipwrecks: 3 April 1941
Ship Country Description
Alderpool  United Kingdom World War II: Convoy SC 26: The cargo ship was torpoed and damaged in the Atlantic Ocean (58°21′N 27°59′W / 58.350°N 27.983°W / 58.350; -27.983) by U-46 ( Kriegsmarine). All 39 crew abandoned ship and were rescued by Thirlby ( United Kingdom). Alderpool was then torpedoed and sunk by U-73 ( Kriegsmarine).[1][14]
Assuan  United Kingdom World War II: The coaster was bombed and damaged in the North Sea (56°42′N 2°26′W / 56.700°N 2.433°W / 56.700; -2.433) and was beached 2 nautical miles (3.7 km) east of Scurdie Ness, Angus. She was refloated the next day and taken to Montrose.[1]
Bahram  Royal Navy World War II: The river patrol boat struck a mine and sank off Spurn Point, Yorkshire with the loss of eight of her nine crew.[1]
British Viscount  United Kingdom World War II: Convoy SC 26: The tanker was torpedoed and sunk in the Atlantic Ocean (58°18′N 27°50′W / 58.300°N 27.833°W / 58.300; -27.833) by U-73 ( Kriegsmarine) with the loss of 28 of her 48 crew. Survivors were rescued by HMS Havelock ( Royal Navy).[1][15]
Cairnie  United Kingdom World War II: The coaster was bombed and sunk in the North Sea some 7 nautical miles (13 km; 8.1 mi) south by west of Tod Head by Luftwaffe aircraft. All crew were rescued.[1]
Cesare Battisti  Regia Marina World War II: The Sauro-class destroyer suffered an engine breakdown in the Red Sea and was scuttled by Daniele Manin, Nazario Sauro, Pantera and Tigre (all  Regia Marina).[1]
Daniele Manin  Regia Marina World War II: The Sauro-class destroyer was bombed and sunk in the Red Sea 10 nautical miles (19 km) off Port Sudan by Fleet Air Arm aircraft.[1]
Daphne  Finland World War II: Convoy SC 26: The cargo ship was torpedoed and sunk in the Atlantic Ocean (approximately 60°N 20°W / 60°N 20°W / 60; -20) by U-69 ( Kriegsmarine with the loss of eighteen of her crew. There were a few survivors.[1][16][17]
Greenawn  United Kingdom The coaster sank in the North Sea off Montrose, Angus.[1]
Helle  Norway World War II: Convoy SC 26: The cargo ship was torpedoed and sunk in the Atlantic Ocean (59°00′N 24°30′W / 59.000°N 24.500°W / 59.000; -24.500) by U-98 ( Kriegsmarine). All 24 crew were rescued by HMS Havelock ( Royal Navy).[18]
Indier  Belgium World War II: Convoy SC 26: The cargo ship was torpedoed and sunk in the Atlantic Ocean (58°12′N 27°40′W / 58.200°N 27.667°W / 58.200; -27.667) by U-74 ( Kriegsmarine with the loss of 42 of her 46 crew.[1][19]
Leonidas Z Cambanis  Greece World War II: Convoy SC 26: The cargo ship was torpedoed and sunk in the Atlantic Ocean (58°12′N 27°40′W / 58.200°N 27.667°W / 58.200; -27.667) by U-74 ( Kriegsmarine with the loss of two crew of her 29 crew.[1][20]
Nazario Sauro  Regia Marina World War II: The Sauro-class destroyer was bombed and sunk in the Red Sea 10 nautical miles (19 km) off Port Sudan by Fleet Air Arm aircraft.[1]
Northern Prince  United Kingdom World War II: Convoy ANF 24: The munitions ship was bombed and sunk in the Mediterranean Sea off Kythera, Greece (35°34′N 23°23′E / 35.567°N 23.383°E / 35.567; 23.383) by Junkers Ju 88 aircraft of II Staffeln, Lehrgeschwader 1, Luftwaffe. All crew were rescued.[1][2]
Pantera  Regia Marina World War II: The Leone-class destroyer was bombed and damaged in the Red Sea 10 nautical miles (19 km) off Port Sudan by Fleet Air Arm aircraft. She was shelled and sunk by HMS Kingston ( Royal Navy)[1]
Thorn  Germany World War II: The tanker was torpedoed and sunk in the Bay of Biscay 100 nautical miles (190 km) south west of Saint-Nazaire, Loire-Atlantique by HMS Tigris ( Royal Navy).[1]
Tigre  Regia Marina World War II: The Leone-class destroyer was bombed and damaged in the Red Sea 10 nautical miles (19 km) off Port Sudan by Fleet Air Arm aaircraft. She was shelled and sunk by HMS Kingston ( Royal Navy)[1]
Urania  Italy World War II: The cargo ship was bombed by aircraft and scuttled in the Red Sea off Dahlak Kebir, Eritrea (40°00.19′N 10°39.52′E / 40.00317°N 10.65867°E / 40.00317; 10.65867) to prevent capture by the British. Wreck raised and scrapped in 1949.[21][22]
Westpool  United Kingdom World War II: Convoy SC 26: The cargo ship was torpedoed and sunk in the Atlantic Ocean (58°12′N 27°40′W / 58.200°N 27.667°W / 58.200; -27.667) by U-73 ( Kriegsmarine with the loss of 35 of her 43 crew. Survivors were rescued by HMS Havelock. ( Royal Navy)[1][23]

4 April[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 4 April 1941
Ship Country Description
Adua  Italy World War II: The cargo ship was scuttled at Massawa, Italian Eritrea.[1]
Arabia  Italy World War II: The cargo ship was scuttled at Massawa.[1]
Athenic  United Kingdom World War II: Convoy SC 26: The cargo ship straggled behind the convoy. She was torpedoed and damaged in the Atlantic Ocean (58°32′N 20°13′W / 58.533°N 20.217°W / 58.533; -20.217) by U-73. All 40 crew were rescued by HMS Arbutus ( Royal Navy) and she sank the next day.[24]
Brenta  Italy World War II: The cargo ship was scuttled at Massawa.[1]
HMS Buffalo  Royal Navy World War II: The Trincola-class mooring vessel struck a mine and sank off Singapore with the loss of 32 of her 46 crew.[1][25][26]
Conquerant  Free French Naval Forces World War II: The sloop was bombed and sunk in the English Channel off Falmouth, Cornwall, United Kingdom by Luftwaffe aircraft.[1]
Conus  United Kingdom World War II: The tanker was torpedoed and sunk in the Atlantic Ocean (56°14′N 31°19′W / 56.233°N 31.317°W / 56.233; -31.317) by U-97 ( Kriegsmarine with the loss of all 59 crew.[1][27]
Crefeld  Germany World War II: The cargo ship was scuttled at Massawa.[1]
Frauenfels  Germany World War II: The cargo ship was scuttled at Massawa. She was later salvaged by the British, repaired and entered service as Empire Niger.[28]
Gerta  Germany World War II: The cargo ship was scuttled at Massawa. She was later salvaged by the British, repaired and entered service as Empire Indus.[28]
Giovanni Acerbi  Regia Marina World War II: The Giovanni Sirtori-class destroyer was sunk at Massawa.[1][29]
Harbledown  United Kingdom World War II: Convoy SC 26: The cargo ship was torpedoed and sunk in the Atlantic Ocean (58°24′N 23°20′W / 58.400°N 23.333°W / 58.400; -23.333) by U-94 ( Kriegsmarine with the loss of 16 of her 41 crew. Survivors were rescued by HMS Veteran ( Royal Navy).[1][30]
Imperio  Italy World War II: The cargo ship was scuttled at Massawa. She was later salvaged.[1]
Lichtenfels  Germany World War II: The cargo ship was scuttled at Massawa. Wreck scrapped in 1950.[1][31]
Liebenfels  Germany World War II: The cargo ship was scuttled at Massawa. She was later salvaged by the British, repaired and entered service as Empire Nile.[28]
Marlene  United Kingdom World War II: The cargo ship was torpedoed, shelled and sunk in the Atlantic Ocean (8°15′N 14°19′W / 8.250°N 14.317°W / 8.250; -14.317) by U-124 ( Kriegsmarine) with the loss of 13 of her 60 crew.[1][32][33]
Olva  Germany World War II: The cargo ship was scuttled at Massawa.[1]
Proussa  Hellenic Navy World War II: The "Kidonia class torpedo boat" was bombed and sunk at Corfu by Italian aircraft.[34]
Romolo Gessi  Italy World War II: The cargo ship was scuttled at Massawa.[1]
Salvus  United Kingdom World War II: The cargo ship was bombed and sunk in the North Sea (53°05′N 1°27′E / 53.083°N 1.450°E / 53.083; 1.450) by Luftwaffe aircraft with the loss of four crew.
Suippe  Free French Naval Forces World War II: The sloop was bombed and sunk in the English Channel off Falmouth by Luftwaffe aircraft.[1]
Sussanna  Greece World War II: The coaster was bombed and sunk at Corfu by Luftwaffe aircraft.[1]
Vesuvio  Italy World War II: The cargo ship was scuttled at Massawa. Wreck raised in April 1953 and scrapped in Italy.[35]
HMS Voltaire  Royal Navy World War II: Action of 4 April 1941: The armed merchant cruiser was shelled and sunk in the Atlantic Ocean (14°30′N 40°30′W / 14.500°N 40.500°W / 14.500; -40.500) by Thor ( Kriegsmarine) with the loss of 74 of her 269 crew. Survivors were rescued by Thor and made prisoners of war.[1]
Welcombe  United Kingdom World War II: Convoy SC 26: The cargo ship was torpedoed and sunk in the Atlantic Ocean (59°00′N 24°30′W / 59.000°N 24.500°W / 59.000; -24.500) by U-98 ( Kriegsmarine with the loss of 20 of her 41 crew. Survivors were rescued by HMS Havelock ( Royal Navy).[1][36]
Whitby  United Kingdom The trawler was bombed and sunk 3 nautical miles (5.6 km) south south east of the Blackwater Lightship by Luftwaffe aircraft. All crew were rescued.[1]
XXIII Marzo  Italy World War II: The cargo ship was scuttled at Massawa.[1]

5 April[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 5 April 1941
Ship Country Description
Ena de Larrinaga  United Kingdom World War II: The cargo ship was torpedoed and sunk in the Atlantic Ocean (1°10′N 26°00′W / 1.167°N 26.000°W / 1.167; -26.000) by U-105 ( Kriegsmarine) with the loss of five of her 43 crew. Survivors were rescued by Almirante Alexandrio ( Brazil).[1][37]
Rattray Head  United Kingdom World War II: The coaster was bombed and sunk in the North Sea 8 nautical miles (15 km) east north east of Aberdeen by Luftwaffe aircraft with the loss of three crew.[1]
St Clement  United Kingdom World War II: The coaster was bombed and sunk in the North Sea (57°10′N 1°50′W / 57.167°N 1.833°W / 57.167; -1.833) by Luftwaffe aircraft.[1]
U-76  Kriegsmarine World War II: The Type VIIB submarine was depth charged and sunk in the Atlantic Ocean south of Iceland (58°32′N 20°15′W / 58.533°N 20.250°W / 58.533; -20.250) by HMS Arbutus, HMS Scarborough and HMS Wolverine (all  Royal Navy) with the loss of one of her 43 crew. The survivors were taken as prisoners of war.

6 April[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 6 April 1941
Ship Country Description
Antonia C.  Italy World War II: The cargo ship was scuttled at Massawa, Italian Somaliland. She was later salvaged.[1]
Capitano Bottego  Italy World War II: The cargo ship was scuttled off the Dahlak Islands. She was later salvaged.[1]
HMS Comorin  Royal Navy The armed merchant cruiser caught fire in the Atlantic Ocean (54°34′N 21°20′W / 54.567°N 21.333°W / 54.567; -21.333) with the loss of 14 of her 419 crew. The survivors were rescued by HMS Broke, HMS Lincoln (both  Royal Navy) and SS Glenartney ( United Kingdom). Comorin was scuttled by HMS Broke.[1]
Daneland  United Kingdom World War II: The trawler was bombed and sunk in the Irish Sea off Rathlin Island, County Antrim by Luftwaffe aircraft. All crew were rescued.[1]
Dunstan  United Kingdom World War II: The cargo ship was bombed and sunk in the Atlantic Ocean (59°09′N 8°22′W / 59.150°N 8.367°W / 59.150; -8.367) by Focke-Wulf Fw 200 aircraft of the Luftwaffe with the loss of two crew. The survivors were rescued by HMS Boadicea ( Royal Navy).[1][2]
Georgios  Hellenic Navy World War II: Battle of Greece: The naval auxiliary ship was bombed and sunk at Piraeus by Luftwaffe aircraft.[1]
Lincoln Ellsworth  Norway World War II: The tanker was torpedoed and sunk in the Atlantic Ocean (62°37′N 27°06′W / 62.617°N 27.100°W / 62.617; -27.100) by U-94 ( Kriegsmarine). All 29 crew were rescued by HMS Derbyshire and HMT Skyrock (both  Royal Navy).[1][38]
Lysefjord I  Norway The coaster ran aground in Årdalsfjord and sank. All aboard survived.[39]
Næraberg  Faroe Islands World War II: The trawler was bombed and sunk in the Atlantic Ocean (60°30′N 5°30′W / 60.500°N 5.500°W / 60.500; -5.500) by Luftwaffe aircraft.[1]
Nazario Sauro  Italy World War II: The cargo ship was scuttled off the Dahlak Islands. She was later salvaged.[1]
Nicolaou Zografia  Greece World War II: The cargo ship was bombed and sunk in the Atlantic Ocean (57°10′N 12°30′W / 57.167°N 12.500°W / 57.167; -12.500) by Luftwaffe aircraft. All 31 crew were rescued by Eskimo ( Royal Navy).[1]
Olga S  United Kingdom World War II: The cargo ship was bombed and sunk in the Atlantic Ocean (55°48′N 9°45′W / 55.800°N 9.750°W / 55.800; -9.750) by Luftwaffe aircraft with the loss of four of her 33 crew. Survivors were rescued by HMS Chelsea ( Royal Navy).[1][40]
Riva Ligure  Italy World War II: The cargo ship was scuttled at Massawa. She was later salvaged.[1]
HMY Surf  Royal Navy World War II: Battle of Greece: The naval yacht was bombed and sunk at Piraeus by Luftwaffe aircraft.[1]
HMS Torrent,  Royal Navy World War II: The naval yacht struck a mine and sank in the English Channel off Falmouth, Cornwall (50°05′N 4°57′W / 50.083°N 4.950°W / 50.083; -4.950) with the loss of over three crew.[1]
Tripolitania  Italy World War II: The cargo ship was scuttled off the Dahlak Islands. She was later salvaged.[1]
Viking  United Kingdom World War II: Battle of Greece: The salvage vessel was bombed and sunk at Piraeus by Luftwaffe aircraft.[1]

7 April[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 7 April 1941
Ship Country Description
Acropolis  Greece World War II: Battle of Greece: The cargo ship was sunk at Piraeus by Luftwaffe bombing or the explosion of Clan Fraser ( United Kingdom).[1]
City of Roubaix  United Kingdom World War II: Battle of Greece: The cargo ship was sunk at Piraeus by the explosion of Clan Fraser ( United Kingdom).[1][2]
Clan Fraser  United Kingdom World War II: Battle of Greece: Bombed and set on fire at Piraeus, Greece, by Luftwaffe Heinkel He 111 bombers of II Staffel, Kampfgeschwader 4, the previous day, the Cameron-class cargo ship sank with the loss of six crew members after her cargo of TNT exploded, wrecking the harbour.[1][2]
Cyprian Prince  United Kingdom World War II: Battle of Greece: The cargo ship was damaged at Piraeus by Luftwaffe bombing and was beached at Salamis Island with the loss of four crew.[1]
Elisabeth  United Kingdom World War II: The coaster struck a mine and sank in the English Channel 5 nautical miles (9.3 km) east north east of Portscatho, Cornwall with the loss of ten crew.[1]
Elpis  Greece World War II: Battle of Greece: The tug was sunk at Piraeus by the explosion of Clan Fraser ( United Kingdom).[1]
Evoikos  Greece World War II: Battle of Greece: The cargo ship was sunk at Piraeus by Luftwaffe bombing or the explosion of Clan Fraser ( United Kingdom).[1]
Halcyon  Greece World War II: Battle of Greece: The caïque was sunk at Piraeus by Luftwaffe bombing or the explosion of Clan Fraser ( United Kingdom).[1]
Kyrapanagia II  Greece World War II: Battle of Greece: The cargo ship was bombed and sunk at Piraeus by Luftwaffe aircraft.[1]
Patris  United Kingdom World War II: Battle of Greece: The cargo ship was sunk at Piraeus by Luftwaffe bombing or the explosion of Clan Fraser ( United Kingdom).[1]
Petalli  Greece World War II: Battle of Greece: The cargo ship was set on fire at Piraeus by Luftwaffe bombing or the explosion of Clan Fraser ( United Kingdom). She was towed out of port and scuttled.[1]
Portadoc  United Kingdom [41] World War II: The cargo ship was torpedoed and sunk in the Atlantic Ocean (7°17′N 16°53′W / 7.283°N 16.883°W / 7.283; -16.883) by U-124 ( Kriegsmarine). All 20 crew reached French Guinea, where they were interned by Vichy French authorities.[1][42]
HMT Rochebonne  Royal Navy World War II: The naval trawler was bombed and sunk in the English Channel 8 nautical miles (15 km) south south east of The Lizard, Cornwall by Luftwaffe aircraft with the loss of 11 crew.[1][43]
Styliani  Greece World War II: Battle of Greece: The cargo ship was sunk at Piraeus by Luftwaffe bombing or the explosion of Clan Fraser ( United Kingdom).[1]
Sylvia  United Kingdom World War II: The trawler was bombed and sunk in the Atlantic Ocean (61°27′N 5°48′W / 61.450°N 5.800°W / 61.450; -5.800) by Luftwaffe aircraft with the loss of one crew member.[1]

8 April[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 8 April 1941
Ship Country Description
Ahamo  United Kingdom World War II: The tanker struck a mine and sank in the North Sea (53°22′N 0°59′E / 53.367°N 0.983°E / 53.367; 0.983) with the loss of 14 crew.[1]
Ardita  Italy World War II: The boat was scuttled at Massawa, Italian Eritrea.[1]
Clelia Campanella  Italy World War II: The tanker was scuttled at Massawa. She was later salvaged, repaired and entered British service as Empire Prize.[28]
Colombo  Italy World War II: The passenger ship was scuttled at Massawa.[1]
Eskdene  United Kingdom World War II: The cargo ship was torpedoed and sunk in the Atlantic Ocean (34°43′N 24°21′W / 34.717°N 24.350°W / 34.717; -24.350) by U-107 ( Kriegsmarine). All 39 crew were rescued by Penhale ( United Kingdom).[1][44]
Giove  Regia Marina World War II: The tanker was scuttled at Massawa. Later salvaged, repaired and entered British service as Empire Trophy.[28]
Giuseppe Biglieri  Regia Marina World War II: The Giovanni Berta class Naval Trawler was scuttled at Massawa.[45]
Helena Margarita  United Kingdom World War II: The cargo ship was torpedoed and sunk in the Atlantic Ocean 330 nautical miles (610 km) west of Madeira, Portugal (33°00′N 23°52′W / 33.000°N 23.867°W / 33.000; -23.867) by U-107 ( Kriegsmarine) with the loss of 27 of her 36 crew Survivors were rescued by RFA Carndale ( Royal Fleet Auxiliary).[1][46]
MAS 204, MAS 206, MAS 210,
MAS 213 and MAS 216
 Regia Marina World War II: The MAS 204 class motor torpedo boats were scuttled at Massawa.[1]
Ostia  Regia Marina The minelayer was bombed and sunk at Massawa by Royal Air Force aircraft.[1]
Pirano  Italy World War II: The coaster was scuttled at Massawa. She was later salvaged.[1]
Prometio  Italy World War II: The cargo ship was scuttled at the Dahlak Islands. She was later salvaged.[1]
San Giorgio  Italy World War II: The coaster was scuttled at Massawa.[1]
Sole  Italy World War II: The boat was scuttled at Massawa.[1]
Trieste  Italy World War II: The coaster was scuttled at Massawa.[1]
Tweed  United Kingdom World War II: The cargo ship was torpedoed and sunk in the Atlantic Ocean (7°43′N 15°11′W / 7.717°N 15.183°W / 7.717; -15.183) by U-124 ( Kriegsmarine) with the loss of three of her 28 crew.[1][47]
Vincenzo Giordano Orsini  Regia Marina World War II: The Giuseppe Sirtori-class destroyer was scuttled at Massawa.[1]

9 April[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 9 April 1941
Ship Country Description
Buesten  Norway World War II: The tanker was bombed and sunk in the English Channel 4 nautical miles (7.4 km) south east of Berry Head, Devon by Luftwaffe aircraft with the loss of 28 crew.[1]
Craftsman  United Kingdom World War II: The cargo ship was shelled and sunk in the Atlantic Ocean (0°32′N 23°37′W / 0.533°N 23.617°W / 0.533; -23.617) by Kormoran ( Kriegsmarine) with the loss of six of her 49 crew. The survivors were taken as prisoners of war.[1]
HMT D'Arcy Cooper  Royal Navy World War II: The examination ship was bombed and sunk at Harwich, Essex by Luftwaffe aircraft with the loss of three crew.[1]
Dudley Rose  United Kingdom World War II: The cargo ship was bombed and sunk in the English Channel 4 nautical miles (7.4 km) south east of Berry Head by Luftwaffe aircraft. All crew were rescued.[1]
Duffield  United Kingdom World War II: The tanker was torpedoed and sunk in the Atlantic Ocean (31°13′N 23°40′W / 31.217°N 23.667°W / 31.217; -23.667 by U-107 ( Kriegsmarine) with the loss of 25 of her 53 crew.[1][48]
Harpathian  United Kingdom World War II: The cargo ship was torpedoed and sunk in the Atlantic Ocean (32°22′N 22°53′W / 32.367°N 22.883°W / 32.367; -22.883) by U-107 ( Kriegsmarine) with the loss of four of her 43 crew.[1][49]
John Pyemont RNLI FLAG.png Royal National Lifeboat Institution World War II: The lifeboat was bombed and sunk at Tynemouth, Northumberland by Luftwaffe aircraft.[1]
Lunula  United Kingdom World War II: The tanker struck a mine and was damaged at Thameshaven, Essex. She was declared a constructive total loss.[1]
HMT Marmion  Royal Navy World War II: The auxiliary minesweeper was bombed and beached at Harwich by Luftwaffe aircraft. Refloated on 10 May and eventually scrapped at Tilbury.[1]
Prins Willem II  Netherlands World War II: Convoy HX 117: The cargo ship straggled behind the convoy. She was torpedoed and sunk in the Atlantic Ocean (59°50′N 24°25′W / 59.833°N 24.417°W / 59.833; -24.417) by U-98 ( Kriegsmarine) with the loss of three of her 25 crew. Survivors were rescued by Klipparen ( Sweden) and Tuscan Star ( United Kingdom).[50]
Sund  Germany World War II: The coastal tanker struck a mine and sank in the Elbe.[2]

10 April[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 10 April 1941
Ship Country Description
A 2  Hellenic Navy World War II: The A 1-class contraband chaser was lost on this date.[51]
Alert  United Kingdom World War II: The fireboat was bombed and damaged at Ipswich, Suffolk. Declared a constructive total loss.[1]
Circeo  Italy World War II: The coaster was scuttled at Assab, Eritrea.[1]
Dante  Italy World War II: The coaster was scuttled at Assab, Eritrea.[1]
Greta  United Kingdom World War II: The fireboat was bombed and sunk at Ipswich. Declared a constructive total loss.[1]
India  Italy World War II: The cargo ship was scuttled at Assab, Eritrea. She was later salvaged.[1][52]
Piave  Italy World War II: The cargo ship was scuttled at Assab, Eritrea. She was later salvaged.[1]
Queen  United Kingdom World War II: The fireboat was bombed and sunk at Ipswich. Refloated two days later.[1]
Saleier  Netherlands World War II: The cargo ship was torpedoed and sunk in the Atlantic Ocean (58°04′N 30°48′W / 58.067°N 30.800°W / 58.067; -30.800) by U-52 ( Kriegsmarine). All 63 crew were rescued by USS Niblack ( United States Navy).[1][53]
Sannio  Italy World War II: The cargo ship was scuttled at Assab, Eritrea. She was raised in 1947 and scrapped in Genoa, Italy from November 1950.[1][54]
Scillin  Italy World War II: The coaster was scuttled at Assab, Eritrea.[1]
Sicilia II  Italy World War II: The coaster was scuttled at Assab, Eritrea.[1]

11 April[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 11 April 1941
Ship Country Description
Aegeon  Greece World War II: The cargo ship was torpedoed and sunk in the Atlantic Ocean (6°55′N 15°38′W / 6.917°N 15.633°W / 6.917; -15.633) by U-124 ( Kriegsmarine) with the loss of four of her 31 crew.[1][55]
Attiki  Greece (Flag of the Red Cross.pngRed Cross): World War II: The hospital ship was bombed and sunk at Piraeus by Luftwaffe aircraft with the loss of 23 of the 166 people aboard.[56]
Draco  United Kingdom World War II: The cargo ship was bombed and damaged at Tobruk, Libya by Junkers Ju 87 aircraft of III Staffeln, Sturzkampfgeschwader 1 and II Staffeln, Sturzkampfgeschwader 2, Luftwaffe and 96 & 236 Squadrons, Regia Aeronautica. She was beached with the loss of one crew member. She was bombed again on 21 April and was declared a total loss.[1][2]
HMT Othello  Royal Navy World War II: The boom defence vessel struck a mine and sank in the Humber with the loss of 11 crew.[1]
Retriever  United Kingdom World War II: The cable layer was bombed and sunk in the Mediterranean Sea off Phleva Island, Greece by Junkers Ju 88 aircraft of III Staffeln, Lehrgeschwader 1, Luftwaffe with the loss of 11 of her 46 crew.[1][2]
HMT Yorkshire Belle  Royal Navy World War II: The boom tender struck a mine and sank in the Humber with the loss of four crew.[1]

12 April[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 12 April 1941
Ship Country Description
Arbel  Belgium World War II: The coaster was bombed and sunk by Luftwaffe aircraft near the Longships Lighthouse (50°06′N 05°46′W / 50.100°N 5.767°W / 50.100; -5.767) with the loss of three crew.[1][16]
Chicago  United Kingdom World War II: The grain elevator ship was bombed and sunk at Millwall Dock, London by Luftwaffe aircraft.[1]
Drava  Royal Yugoslav Navy World War II: Invasion of Yugoslavia: The monitor was bombed and sunk by German aircraft off Čib.[57]
Kexholm  Sweden World War II: The cargo ship was bombed and sunk in the Atlantic Ocean (59°50′N 8°22′W / 59.833°N 8.367°W / 59.833; -8.367) by Focke-Wulf Fw 200 aircraft of I Staffeln, Kampfgeschwader 40, Luftwaffe. All crew were rescued.[1][2]
Marie Maersk  United Kingdom World War II: The tanker was bombed and sunk at Piraeus, Greece by Heinkel He 111 aircraft of II Staffeln, Kampfgeschwader 26, Luftwaffe. She was raised in March 1942 and towed to Trieste for repairs.[1][2][58]
Morava  Royal Yugoslav Navy World War II: Invasion of Yugoslavia: The monitor was scuttled to prevent capture. Raised, repaired and put in Croatian service (Naval Jack of the Independent State of Croatia.svg Navy of the Independent State of Croatia).[59]
Nicolaos D L  Greece World War II: The cargo ship was shelled and sunk in the Atlantic Ocean (1°54′S 22°12′W / 1.900°S 22.200°W / -1.900; -22.200) by Kormoran ( Kriegsmarine). All crew were rescued and made prisoners of war.[1]
Persiano  Italy World War II: The tanker was torpedoed and sunk in the Mediterranean Sea 30 nautical miles (56 km) north east of Tripoli, Libya (33°29′N 14°01′E / 33.483°N 14.017°E / 33.483; 14.017) by HMS Tetrarch ( Royal Navy).[1]
HMT Rypa  Royal Navy The naval trawler foundered in Loch Ewe during a storm.
Sava  Royal Yugoslav Navy World War II: Invasion of Yugoslavia: The monitor was scuttled to prevent capture. Raised, repaired and put in Croatian service (Naval Jack of the Independent State of Croatia.svg Navy of the Independent State of Croatia).[59]
St Helena  United Kingdom World War II: The cargo ship was torpedoed and sunk in the Atlantic Ocean (7°50′N 14°00′W / 7.833°N 14.000°W / 7.833; -14.000) by U-124 ( Kriegsmarine). All 41 crew were rescued by HMS Wishart ( Royal Navy).[1][60]
Vardar  Royal Yugoslav Navy World War II: Invasion of Yugoslavia: The monitor was scuttled to prevent capture.[59]

13 April[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 13 April 1941
Ship Country Description
Brattdal  Norway World War II: The cargo ship was bombed and severely damaged at Volos, Greece by Luftwaffe aircraft with the loss of one of her 28 crew. She was bombed again on 17 April and sank.[1][61]
City of Karachi  United Kingdom World War II: The cargo ship was bombed and damaged at Volos by Luftwaffe aircraft and was beached. She was bombed again two days later and declared a total loss.[1]
Corinthic World War II: The cargo ship was torpedoed and sunk in the Atlantic Ocean (8°10′N 14°40′W / 8.167°N 14.667°W / 8.167; -14.667) by U-124 ( Kriegsmarine) with the loss of two of her 41 crew. Survivors were rescued by Malvina ( Netherlands).
HMS Rajputana  Royal Navy World War II: The armed merchant cruiser was torpedoed and sunk in the Denmark Strait by U-108 ( Kriegsmarine) with the loss of 42 of her 325 crew. Survivors were rescued by HMS Legion ( Royal Navy) and ORP Piorun ( Polish Navy).[1]

14 April[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 14 April 1941
Ship Country Description
Clan Cumming  United Kingdom World War II: The cargo ship struck a mine and sank in Eleusis Bay (37°49′N 28°38′E / 37.817°N 28.633°E / 37.817; 28.633).[1]
Conquérante  Free French Naval Forces World War II: The Valliante-class gunboat was bombed and sunk by German aircraft at Falmouth.[62]
RFA Pericles  Royal Fleet Auxiliary World War II: Convoy AS 25: The tanker broke in two and sank at 32°09′N 29°40′E / 32.150°N 29.667°E / 32.150; 29.667. The crew were rescued by HMS Grimsby ( Royal Navy).[1] She had earlier been damaged in the Raid on Souda Bay.[63]
Suippe  Free French Naval Forces The Scarpe class gunboat was sunk by German aircraft. Raised, repaired, returned to service.[64]
Trabzon  Turkey World War II: The cargo ship was bombed and sunk at Laurium, Greece by Luftwaffe aircraft.[1]
Ville de Liège  Belgium World War II: The cargo ship was torpedoed and sunk in the Atlantic Ocean (59°50′N 29°30′W / 59.833°N 29.500°W / 59.833; -29.500 by U-52 ( Kriegsmarine with the loss of 40 of her 52 crew.[1][65][66]

15 April[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 15 April 1941
Ship Country Description
Aquila  United Kingdom World War II: The tug was bombed and sunk at Hull, Yorkshire by Luftwaffe aircraft.[67]
Aurillac  United Kingdom World War II: The cargo ship was torpedoed and sunk in the Atlantic Ocean (37°09′N 18°42′W / 37.150°N 18.700°W / 37.150; -18.700) by Tazzoli ( Regia Marina) with the loss of one of her 41 crew.[67][68]
Goalpara  United Kingdom World War II: the cargo ship was bombed and damaged in Eleusis Bay by Junkers Ju 88 aircraft of II Staffeln, Lehrgeschwader 1, Luftwaffe. She was beached, all crew were rescued.[2][67]
Luciano  Italy World War II: The cargo ship was torpedoed and sunk at Vlorë, Albania by Fairey Swordfish aircraft of 815 Squadron, Fleet Air Arm.[1]
Quiloa  United Kingdom World War II: the cargo ship was bombed and damaged in Eleusis Bay by Junkers Ju 88 aircraft of II Staffeln, Lehrgeschwader 1, Luftwaffe. She was beached, all crew were rescued.[2][67]
Stampalia  Italy World War II: The cargo ship was torpedoed and sunk at Vlorë by Fairey Swordfish aircraft of 815 Squadron, Fleet Air Arm.[1]

16 April[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 16 April 1941
Ship Country Description
Adana  Germany World War II: Battle of the Tarigo Convoy: The cargo ship was shelled and sunk in the Mediterranean Sea by the 14th Destroyer Flotilla,[Note 1] Royal Navy.[69]
Aegina  Germany World War II: Battle of the Tarigo Convoy: The cargo ship was shelled and sunk in the Mediterranean Sea off Libya by Royal Navy ships.[70]
Amiens  United Kingdom World War II: The cargo ship was bombed and sunk in the Atlantic Ocean (50°25′N 5°35′W / 50.417°N 5.583°W / 50.417; -5.583) by Luftwaffe aircraft. All crew were rescued.[67]
Anglesea Rose  United Kingdom World War II: The cargo ship was bombed and sunk in the Atlantic Ocean (50°25′N 5°35′W / 50.417°N 5.583°W / 50.417; -5.583) by Luftwaffe aircraft. All crew were rescued.[67]
Arta  Germany World War II: Battle of the Tarigo Convoy: The cargo ship was shelled and beached in the Mediterranean sea off the Kerkennah Islands, Tunisia by the 14th Destroyer Flotilla, Royal Navy. She was torpedoed and sunk on 26 April by HMS Upholder ( Royal Navy).[67][71]
Baleno  Regia Marina World War II: Battle of the Tarigo Convoy: The Folgore-class destroyer was shelled and sunk in the Mediterranean sea by the 14th Destroyer Flotilla, Royal Navy.[72]
Bolette  Norway World War II: The cargo ship was bombed and sunk in the Atlantic Ocean (50°25′N 5°35′W / 50.417°N 5.583°W / 50.417; -5.583) by Luftwaffe aircraft with the loss of eight crew.[67]
Favorit  Norway World War II: The cargo ship was bombed and sunk in the Atlantic Ocean (60°06′N 8°32′W / 60.100°N 8.533°W / 60.100; -8.533) by aircraft of KG 40, Luftwaffe. All 23 crew were rescued by the trawler Commander Horton ( United Kingdom) and HMS Lincoln ( Royal Navy).[19][67][73]
Iserlohn  Germany World War II: Battle of the Tarigo Convoy: The cargo ship was shelled and sunk in the Mediterranean Sea off the Kerkennah Islands, Tunisia by HMS Jervis, HMS Mohawk and HMS Nubian (all  Royal Navy).[74]
King Athelstan  United Kingdom World War II: the trawler was bombed and damaged in the Atlantic Ocean off Ballinskelligs, County Kerry, Ireland and was beached. Later repaired and returned to service.[67]
Lampo  Regia Marina World War II: Battle of the Tarigo Convoy: The Folgore-class destroyer was shelled and damaged in the Mediterranean sea by the 14th Destroyer Flotilla, Royal Navy. She ran aground in the action, but was subsequently repaired and returned to service.[75]
Luca Tarigo  Regia Marina World War II: Battle of the Tarigo Convoy: The Navigatori-class destroyer was shelled and sunk in the Mediterranean sea by the 14th Destroyer Flotilla, Royal Navy.[76]
Memas  Greece World War II: The cargo ship was bombed and sunk at Chalkis by Luftwaffe aircraft.[67]
HMS Mohawk  Royal Navy World War II: Battle of the Tarigo Convoy: The Tribal-class destroyer was torpedoed and sunk off the Kerkennah Islands, Tunisia, by Luca Tarigo ( Regia Marina) with the loss of 43 of her 219 crew.
Parnu  United Kingdom The cargo ship collided with Fluor ( United Kingdom in the Atlantic Ocean 11 nautical miles (20 km) off Cape Wrath, Sutherland. She sank the next day.[77]
Sabaudia  Italy World War II: Battle of the Tarigo Convoy: The ammunition ship was shelled and sunk in the Mediterranean Sea off the Kerkennah Islands, Tunisia by HMS Jervis, HMS Mohawk and HMS Nubian (all  Royal Navy).[78]
Sir Ernest Cassel  Sweden World War II: The cargo ship was shelled and sunk off the Azores, Portugal by Thor ( Kriegsmarine). All crew were rescued and made prisoners of war.[67][79]
Swedru  United Kingdom World War II: The ship was bombed and damaged in the Atlantic Ocean (55°21′N 12°50′W / 55.350°N 12.833°W / 55.350; -12.833) by Focke-Wulf Fw 200 aircraft of I Staffeln, Kampfgeschwader 40, Luftwaffe with the loss of 24 lives. She was scuttled by a Royal Navy ship on 19 April.[2][67]

17 April[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 17 April 1941
Ship Country Description
Damaskini  United Kingdom World War II: The cargo ship was bombed and sunk in the Aegean Sea north of Euboea by Luftwaffe aircraft.[1]
Effra  United Kingdom World War II: Convoy FS 464: The cargo ship was torpedoed and sunk in the North Sea off the Cross Sands Lightship ( United Kingdom) (52°44′N 1°58′E / 52.733°N 1.967°E / 52.733; 1.967) by a Kriegsmarine schnellboot with the loss of two crew.[67]
Ethel Radcliffe  United Kingdom World War II: The cargo ship was torpedoed and damaged in the North Sea by Kriegsmarine schnellboot. She was beached at Gorleston, Suffolk with no loss of life amongst her 40 crew. The ship was bombed a number of times and was declared to be beyond salvage on 20 May.[80]
Montalto  United Kingdom World War II: the cargo ship was bombed and sunk at Rochester, Kent by Luftwaffe aircraft.[67]
Nereus  Netherlands World War II: Convoy FS 464: The cargo ship was torpedoed and sunk in the North Sea off Great Yarmouth, Norfolk by a Kriegsmarine schnellboot.[67]
Petrakis Nomikos  Greece World War II: The cargo ship was bombed and damaged at Piraeus by Luftwaffe aircraft. She was beached, but was later salvaged, repaired and entered German service.[1]
Profit  Norway World War II: The cargo ship struck a mine and sank in the North Sea off Clacton-on-Sea, Essex, United Kingdom (51°47′27″N 1°30′33″E / 51.79083°N 1.50917°E / 51.79083; 1.50917) with the loss of 12 crew. HMS Wallace ( Royal Navy) was one of the ships that rescued survivors.[81][82]
Romagna  Italy World War II: The barque was shelled and sunk in the Mediterranean Sea by HMS Greyhound ( Royal Navy) and HMAS Voyager ( Royal Australian Navy).[67]
Vanna  Italy World War II: The barque was shelled and sunk in the Mediterranean Sea off Apollonia, Libya by HMS Truant ( Royal Navy.[67]
Venezuela  Sweden World War II: The cargo ship was torpedoed and sunk in the Atlantic Ocean by U-123 ( Kriegsmarine) with the loss of all 41 crew and all eight survivors from Caroline Thordén ( Finland).[67][83]
Zagreb  Royal Yugoslav Navy World War II: The destroyer was scuttled at Cattaro.[67]
Zamzam  Egypt World War II: The ocean liner was shelled and sunk in the South Atlantic (27°41′S 8°08′W / 27.683°S 8.133°W / -27.683; -8.133) by Atlantis ( Kriegsmarine) with the loss of about 24 lives. Three hundred and twenty survivors were rescued by Dresden ( Kriegsmarine) and landed at Saint-Jean-de-Luz, Pyrénées-Atlantiques, France.[67][84][85][86]

18 April[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 18 April 1941
Ship Country Description
British Science  United Kingdom World War II: The tanker was bombed and sunk in the Kithera Channel (36°06′N 24°00′E / 36.100°N 24.000°E / 36.100; 24.000) by Savoia-Marchetti SM.79 aircraft of 281 Squadron, Regia Aeronautica. All crew were rescued by HMS Hero ( Royal Navy).[2][67]
Champenois  France The cargo ship was driven ashore 20 nautical miles (37 km) south west of Casablanca, Morocco. She was declared a total loss.[87]
Chios  Greece World War II: The cargo ship was bombed and sunk at Eretria by Luftwaffe aircraft.[67]
HMS Fiona  Royal Navy World War II: The troopship was bombed and sunk in the Mediterranean Sea 50 nautical miles (93 km) north west of Sidi Barani, Egypt by Junkers Ju 87 aircraft of III Staffeln, Sturzkampfgeschwader 1 and II Staffeln, Sturzkampfgeschwader 2, Luftwaffe and 96 & 236 Squadrons, Regia Aeronautica with the loss of 53 crew.[2][67][88]
Fokion  Greece World War II: The cargo ship was bombed and sunk off Psara by Luftwaffe aircraft.[67]
Franco Martelli  Italy World War II: The cargo ship was torpeoded and sunk in the Mediterranean Sea (46°31′N 8°46′E / 46.517°N 8.767°E / 46.517; 8.767) by HMS Urge ( Royal Navy.[67]
Moscha L Goulandris  Greece World War II: The cargo ship was bombed and damaged off Chalkis by Luftwaffe aircraft and was beached. After further bombing on 20 and 23 April she was declared a total loss.[67]
Panduah  United Kingdom World War II: The steel flat sank under tow (19°15′N 86°53′E / 19.250°N 86.883°E / 19.250; 86.883.[67]
V-709 Guido Möhring  Kriegsmarine World War II: The vorpostenboot was torpedoed and sunk in the Bay of Biscay near Port Ley.[67][89]
Leon  Greece World War II: The cargo ship was bombed and sunk off Psara by Luftwaffe aircraft.[67]
HMT Young Ernie  Royal Navy The naval trawler collided with another vessel in the Tyne and sank.[67]

19 April[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 19 April 1941
Ship Country Description
Fravis  United Kingdom World War II: The dredger was bombed and sunk at Langstone, Hampshire by Luftwaffe aircraft.[67]
HMT Kopanes  Royal Navy World War II: The naval trawler was bombed and sunk off Northumberland by Luftwaffe aircraft.[67]
M-1101  Kriegsmarine World War II: The auxiliary minesweeper was torpoedoed and sunk in the North Sea (58°40′N 4°55′E / 58.667°N 4.917°E / 58.667; 4.917) by Minerve ( Free French Naval Forces).[67]
Margit  Panama World War II: The cargo ship was bombed and sunk at Kalkara Creek, Malta by Luftwaffe aircraft.[67]
Samos  Germany World War II: The cargo ship struck a mine and sank in the Mediterranean Sea.[67]
Teti Noumikos  Greece World War II: The cargo ship was bombed and sunk at Chalkis by Luftwaffe aircraft.[67]

20 April[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 20 April 1941
Ship Country Description
Assimia Baika  Greece World War II: The cargo ship was bombed and sunk at Politika by Luftwaffe aircraft.[67]
Chryssoroi  Greece World War II: The coastal tanker was bombed and sunk at Phleva by Luftwaffe aircraft.[67]
Empire Endurance  United Kingdom World War II: The cargo liner was torpedoed and sunk south west of Rockall (53°05′N 23°14′W / 53.083°N 23.233°W / 53.083; -23.233) by U-73 ( Kriegsmarine with the loss of 66 of the 95 people aboard. Survivors were rescued by HMS Trillium ( Royal Navy).
Harry  United Kingdom World War II: The barge was bombed and sunk at Shadwell, London by Luftwaffe aircraft. Later raised and scrapped.[67]
HMML 1003 and HMML 1037  Royal Navy World War II: The Fairmile B motor launches were lost when Empire Endurance ( United Kingdom) was torpedoed and sunk.
Ithaki  Greece World War II: The passenger ship was bombed and sunk in Suda Bay by Luftwaffe aircraft.[67]
Moschanthi  Greece World War II: The coaster was bombed and sunk at Aigio by Luftwaffe aircraft.[67]
Percy  United Kingdom World War II: The barge was bombed and sunk at Shadwell by Luftwaffe aircraft.[67]
Psara  Hellenic Navy World War II: The Freccia-class destroyer was bombed and sunk in the Saronic Gulf by Luftwaffe aircraft.[67]
Pteroti  Greece World War II: The coaster was bombed and sunk at Chalkis by Luftwaffe aircraft.[67]
R S Jackson  United Kingdom The spritsail barge was bombed and sunk at London by Luftwaffe aircraft. Later raised and scrapped.[67]
HMT Topaze  Royal Navy The Gem-class trawler was rammed and sunk off the mouth of the Clyde by HMS Rodney ( Royal Navy) with the loss of 18 crew.[67]
Vasilefs Georgios  Hellenic Navy World War II: The Vasilefs Georgios-class destroyer was scuttled in the Salamis Naval Base to prevent capture by German forces. Raised, repaired and put in Kriegsmarine service as ZG 3 Hermes.[67]

21 April[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 21 April 1941
Ship Country Description
Archon  Greece World War II: The cargo ship was bombed and sunk at Euboea by Luftwaffe aircraft.[67]
Bankura  United Kingdom World War II: The cargo ship was bombed and damaged at Tobruk, Libya by Junkers Ju 87 aircraft of III Staffeln, Sturzkampfgeschwader 1 and II Staffeln, Sturzkampfgeschwader 2, Luftwaffe and 96 & 236 Squadrons, Regia Aeronautica.. After further damage in subsequent air raids she was declared a total loss.[2][67]
Calchas  United Kingdom World War II: The cargo ship was torpedoed and sunk in the Atlantic Ocean (23°50′N 27°00′W / 23.833°N 27.000°W / 23.833; -27.000) by U-107 ( Kriegsmarine) with the loss of 24 of the 113 people aboard.[90]
Esperos  Greece (Flag of the Red Cross.pngRed Cross): The hospital ship was bombed and sunk at Missolonghi by Luftwaffe aircraft.[67]
Ioanna  Greece World War II: The cargo ship was bombed and sunk at Patras by Luftwaffe aircraft.[67]
Prometeo  Italy World War II: The tanker was attacked in the Mediterranean Sea off Tripoli, Libya, by HMS Truant ( Royal Navy) and ran aground whilst evading her torpedoes. She was later salvaged, repaired and returned to service.[67]
Regency  United Kingdom World War II: The tug struck a mine and sank in the Thames Estuary at Dagenham, Essex along with three or four barges. Two lives were lost. The Tug and one barge was later raised, repaired and returned to service.[67]
Thyella  Hellenic Navy World War II: The Thyella-class destroyer was sunk by enemy action off Vouliagmeni near Athens.
Urania  United Kingdom World War II: The cargo ship was bombed and sunk at Tobruk by Junkers Ju 87 aircraft of III Staffeln, Sturzkampfgeschwader 1 and II Staffeln, Sturzkampfgeschwader 2, Luftwaffe and 96 & 236 Squadrons, Regia Aeronautica.[2][67]

22 April[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 22 April 1941
Ship Country Description
HMS A.16  Royal Navy World War II: The A Lighter was bombed and damaged off Megara in the Mediterranean Sea by Luftwaffe aircraft when they attacked the beached HMS York ( Royal Navy). She was later scuttled on 2 June.[67]
Aghios Markos  Greece World War II: The cargo ship was bombed and sunk at Peristeri by Luftwaffe aircraft.[67]
Aliakmon  Hellenic Navy World War II: The Aliakmon-class minelayer was sunk in Corinth Bay by Luftwaffe aircraft.[91]
Athenai  Greece World War II: The coaster was bombed and sunk at Itea by Luftwaffe aircraft.[67]
Avlis  Greece World War II: The coaster was bombed and sunk at Raphina by Luftwaffe aircraft.[67]
Blenheim  Kriegsmarine The troopship caught fire and sank at Porsangerfjorden, Finnmark, Norway with the loss of 138 of the 286 people aboard. Wreck salvaged in 1946 and scrapped in 1948.[92]
Coronation of Leeds  United Kingdom World War II: The steam barge struck a mine in the Thames Estuary off Thames Haven, Essex and sank with the loss of all three crew.[67]
Darmas  Greece World War II: The cargo ship was bombed and sunk in the Gulf of Patras by Luftwaffe aircraft.[93]
Frinton  Greece World War II: The cargo ship was bombed and sunk at Megalo Lefko by Luftwaffe aircraft.[67]
Hydra  Hellenic Navy World War II: The Freccia-class destroyer was bombed and sunk in the Saronic Gulf by Luftwaffe Stuka dive bombers.
Ioannis Nomicos  Greece World War II: The coaster was bombed and sunk in the Gulf of Corinth off Rhion by Luftwaffe aircraft.[67]
Messarya Nomikou  Greece World War II: The cargo ship was bombed and sunk at Nafpactos by Luftwaffe aircraft. Later salvaged by the Germans and repaired.
Miss Elaine  United Kingdom World War II: The salvage vessel was bombed and sunk at Plymouth, Devon by Luftwaffe aircraft. Raised on 14 May, repaired and returned to service.[67]
Obra  Germany World War II: The coaster struck a mine and sank in the Baltic Sea off Griefswald, Rostock, Mecklenburg-Vorpommern.[67]
Pancration  Greece World War II: The cargo ship was bombed and sunk at Milos by Luftwaffe aircraft.[67]
Sifnos  Greece World War II: The coaster was bombed and sunk at Suda Bay by Luftwaffe aircraft. She was later salvaged by the Germans and repaired.[67]
Sokratis  Greece (Flag of the Red Cross.pngRed Cross): World War II: The hospital ship was bombed and sunk in the Gulf of Corinth at Antikyra by Luftwaffe aircraft.[67]
Teti  Greece World War II: The cargo ship was bombed and damaged in Greek waters by Luftwaffe aircraft. She was beached to prevent her sinking.[67]
Thassos  Greece World War II: The cargo ship was bombed and sunk at Megara by Luftwaffe aircraft.[67]
Thedol 2  Greece World War II: The coastal tanker was bombed, set on fire and sunk in the Gulf of Corinth at Antikyra by Luftwaffe aircraft.[67]
Theodora  Greece World War II: The tanker cought fire, burned out and sank in the Gulf of Corinth at Antikyra as a result of Thedol 2 ( Greece) being bombed by Luftwaffe aircraft and set on fire. 13 crewmen killed.[67]
Thraki  Greece World War II: the cargo ship was bombed and sunk in the Gulf of Corinth at Sombraina by Luftwaffe aircraft.[67]
Vita  United Kingdom (Flag of the Red Cross.pngRed Cross): World War II: The hospital ship was bombed and severely damaged in the Mediterranean Sea off Tobruk, Libya by Junkers Ju 87 aircraft of III Staffeln, Sturzkampfgeschwader 1 and II Staffeln, Sturzkampfgeschwader 2, Luftwaffe and 96 & 236 Squadrons, Regia Aeronautica. HMAS Waterhen ( Royal Australian Navy) rescued 498 people.[2][67]

23 April[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 23 April 1941
Ship Country Description
A.1  Royal Navy World War II: The A Lighter was bombed and damaged off Megara in the Mediterranean Sea by Luftwaffe aircraft. She was later scuttled.[67]
Alberta  Greece World War II: The passenger ship was bombed and sunk in the Saronic Gulf off Salamis Island by Luftwaffe aircraft.[94]
Assimi  Greece World War II: The coaster was bombed and sunk at Krioneri, near Chalkeia, Greece by Luftwaffe aircraft.[67]
Athina S  Greece World War II: The coaster was bombed and sunk at Psathopirgos by Luftwaffe aircraft. She was later refloated.[67]
Doris  Hellenic Navy World War II: The Alcyon-class torpedo boat was scuttled at Porto Rafti.[95]
Egeo  Regia Marina World War II: The armed merchant cruiser was shelled and sunk in the Mediterranean Sea 80 nautical miles (150 km) off Tripoli, Libya by HMS Jaguar, HMS Janus, HMS Jervis and HMS Juno (all  Royal Navy).[67]
Elvira  Greece World War II: The coaster was bombed and sunk at Chalkis by Luftwaffe aircraft.[67]
Hellenis  Greece (Flag of the Red Cross.pngRed Cross): World War II: The hospital ship was bombed and sunk. Later raised, then bombed and sunk by aircraft while under repairs at Naples, Italy in June 1943.[96][97]
Hydra  Greece World War II: The coaster wasbombed and sunk at Megara by Luftwaffe aircraft.[67]
Katerina  Greece World War II: The tanker was bombed and sunk at Methana by Luftwaffe aircraft.[67]
Kerkyra  Greece World War II: The passenger ship was bombed and sunk at Salamis Naval Base by Luftwaffe aircraft.[67][98]
Kilkis  Hellenic Navy
Kilkis, with Lemnos in the background

World War II: The Mississippi-class battleship was bombed and sunk at Salamis Naval Base by Luftwaffe aircraft.

Kios  Hellenic Navy World War II: Battle of Greece: The Kidonia-class torpedo boat was sunk at Piraeus, Greece, by Luftwaffe aircraft[99] or damaged by Luftwaffe aircraft and then scuttled.[100] One source claims she was bombed and sunk in the Gulf of Athens by Luftwaffe aircraft on 22 April 1941.[67]
Korgialenios  Hellenic Navy World War II: The auxiliary minelayer was sunk off Corfu by Luftwaffe aircraft. Salvaged and put in German service as UJ-2110.[101]
Kriti  Greece World War II: The cargo ship was bombed and sunk at Antirion by Luftwaffe aircraft. She was later refloated and taken to Italy.[67]
Kyma  Greece World War II: The coaster was bombed and sunk at Patras by Luftwaffe aircraft.[67]
Lemnos  Hellenic Navy World War II: The barracks ship, a disarmed former Mississippi-class battleship, was bombed and sunk at Salamis Naval Base by Luftwaffe aircraft.
Macedonia  Greece World War II: The cargo ship was bombed and sunk at Trisonia-Spilia, Patras by Luftwaffe aircraft.[67]
Nestos  Hellenic Navy World War II: The Aixos-class minelayer was sunk in Corinth Bay.[102]
Nicolaos Nomicos  Greece World War II: The coaster was bombed and sunk at Trisonia-Spilia, Patras by Luftwaffe aircraft. She was later refloated by the Germans and towed to Piraeus, where she was scrapped.[67]
Nicolaou Georgios  Greece World War II: The cargo ship was bombed and sunk at Napulia by Luftwaffe aircraft.[67]
Paralos  Hellenic Navy World War II: The auxiliary minelayer was sunk at Vouliagmeni by Luftwaffe aircraft. Salvaged and put in German service as UJ-2103.[101]
Policos  Greece (Flag of the Red Cross.pngRed Cross): World War II: The hospital ship was bombed and sunk at Methana by Luftwaffe aircraft.[67]
Ponta Verde  Brazil The tanker ran aground in the Strait of Magellan and was wrecked.[103]
Santa Clara Valley  United Kingdom World War II: The cargo ship was bombed and sunk in Napulia Bay by Luftwaffe aircraft with the loss of seven lives.[67]
Stathis A  Greece World War II: The coaster was bombed and sunk at Megara by Luftwaffe aircraft.[67]
Strymon  Hellenic Navy World War II: The Aliakmon-class minelayer was sunk. Salvaged and put in German service as UJ-2101.[101]
Tenedos  Hellenic Navy World War II: The Naval Tug was sunk in Saronis Bay by Luftwaffe aircraft. Salvaged and put in German service as UJ-2106.[101]

24 April[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 24 April 1941
Ship Country Description
A 4  Hellenic Navy World War II: The A 1-class contraband chaser was lost on this date.[51]
Aigli  Hellenic Navy World War II: The Alcyon-class torpedo boat was scuttled in Saronis Bay.[104][105]
Alkyoni  Hellenic Navy World War II: The Alcyon-class torpedo boat was scuttled in Vouliagmeni Bay.[106]
Andros  Greece (Flag of the Red Cross.pngRed Cross): World War II: The hospital ship was bombed and sunk in the Gulf of Corinth off Loutraki by Luftwaffe aircraft.[67]
Arethousa  Hellenic Navy World War II: The Alcyon-class torpedo boat was scuttled off Varkizy.[107]
HMY Calanthe  Royal Navy World War II: The armed yacht was bombed and sunk off Milos, Greece by Luftwaffe aircraft.[67]
Cavallo  United Kingdom World War II: The cargo ship was bombed and damaged at Napulia, Greece by Luftwaffe aircraft. She sank the next day.[67]
Egeo  Italy World War II: The cargo ship was torpedoed and sunk in the Mediterranean Sea off Lampedusa by HMS Juno ( Royal Navy).[108]
Hellas  Greece World War II: The cargo ship was bombed and sunk at Piraeus by Luftwaffe aircraft.[67]
Kehrea  Greece World War II: The cargo ship was bombed and sunk in the Bay of Frangolimano by Luftwaffe aircraft.[67]
Kyriaki  Greece World War II: The cargo ship was bombed and sunk at Suda Bay by Luftwaffe aircraft.[67]
Manna  Greece World War II: The coaster was bombed and sunk at Aedipsos by Luftwaffe aircraft.[67]
Petros  Greece World War II: The coaster was bombed and sunk at Porto Heli by Luftwaffe aircraft. She was refloated by the Germans and scrapped at Piraeus.[67]
Popi S  Greece World War II: The cargo ship was bombed and sunk at Milos by Luftwaffe aircraft.[67]
Pylaros  Greece World War II: The cargo ship was bombed and sunk at Galaxeidion by Luftwaffe aircraft.[67]
HMS Rover  Royal Navy World War II: The Rainbow-class submarine was bombed and damaged at Suda Bay by Luftwaffe aircraft and was beached. Later repaired and returned to service.[67]
Simone Schiaffino  Regia Marina World War II: The Rosolino Pilo-class destroyer struck a mine and sank in the Mediterranean Sea off Cape Bon, Tunisia.[67]
Spetsai  Greece World War II: The cargo ship was bombed and sunk in the Gulf of Corinth off Psathopyrgos by Luftwaffe aircraft.[67]
Ulster Prince  United Kingdom World War II: Operation Demon: The troopship ran aground at Nauplia. She was bombed the next day by Luftwaffe aircraft and gutted by fire.[67]

25 April[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 25 April 1941
Ship Country Description
Anna Maria  Greece World War II: The coaster was bombed and sunk at Aigio by Luftwaffe aircraft.[67]
Antoniette Lauro  Germany World War II: The troopship was torpedoed and sunk in the Mediterranean Sea off the Kerkennah Islands, Tunisia by HMS Upholder ( Royal Navy).[67]
Dimitrios Nomikos  Greece World War II: The cargo ship was bombed and sunk at Karystos by Luftwaffe aircraft. She was later salvaged by the Germans, repaired and entered German service.[67]
Empire Light  United Kingdom World War II: The cargo ship was torpedoed and sunk by German auxiliary cruiser Pinguin north of the Seychelles (see Empire Light reference in Empire ships)
Kyzikos  Hellenic Navy World War II: The "Kidonia class torpedo boat" was sunk at Salamis by Luftwaffe aircraft.[109]
Marios  Greece World War II: The coaster was bombed and sunk at Aigio by Luftwaffe aircraft.[67]
Pennland  United Kingdom World War II: Operation Demon: The troopship was bombed and damaged off San Giorgio Island by Luftwaffe aircraft with the loss of four crew. Approximately 350 people were rescued by HMS Griffin, which scuttled Pennland.[67]
Pergamos  Hellenic Navy World War II: Battle of Greece The Kidonia-class torpedo boat was scuttled at Salamis Naval Base, Greece.[110]Cite error: The <ref> tag has too many names (see the help page).

(One source claims she was bombed and sunk at Salamis Naval Base by Luftwaffe aircraft on 24 April 1941.[67]

Pleias  Hellenic Navy World War II: The auxiliary minelayer was sunk off Missolounghi by Luftwaffe aircraft.[111]
Polyana  Norway World War II: Convoy OG 58: The cargo ship was torpedoed and sunk in the Atlantic Ocean (approximately 12°45′N 28°21′W / 12.750°N 28.350°W / 12.750; -28.350) by U-103 ( Kriegsmarine) with the loss of all 25 crew.[112]
Sofia  Greece World War II: The cargo ship was bombed and sunk at Megara by Luftwaffe aircraft.[67]
Thraki  Greece World War II: The cargo ship was bombed and sunk at Porto Heli by Luftwaffe aircraft.[67]
Thraki  Greece World War II: The yacht was bombed and sunk at Myli by Luftwaffe aircraft.[67]

26 April[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 26 April 1941
Ship Country Description
André Moyrand  Free France World War II: The cargo ship was torpedoed and sunk in the Atlantic Ocean west north west of Achill Head, County Mayo, Ireland by U-110 ( Kriegsmarine).[68]
Kydoniai  Hellenic Navy World War II: The torpedo boat was bombed and sunk at Morea by Luftwaffe aircraft.[67]
Lapponia  Finland World War II: The cargo ship struck a mine and sank at Aalborg, Denmark. Later raised, repaired and returned to service.[67]
Maiotis  Greece World War II: The cargo ship was bombed and sunk in the Aegean Sea by Luftwaffe aircraft. She was later raised, and scrapped in Venice, Italy, in 1949.[67][113]
Maria Stathatou  Greece World War II: The cargo ship was bombed and sunk at Myloi by Luftwaffe aircraft.[67]
Mountpark  United Kingdom World War II: The cargo ship was bombed and sunk in the Atlantic Ocean (56°17′N 12°21′W / 56.283°N 12.350°W / 56.283; -12.350) by Focke-Wulf Fw 200 aircraft of I Staffeln, Kampfgeschwader 40, Luftwaffe with the loss of six crew.[2][67]
Murdoch  United Kingdom The cargo ship sprang a leak and sank in the North Sea off Great Yarmouth, Norfolk.[114]
Zakynthos  Greece World War II: The cargo ship was bombed and sunk off Monemvasia by Luftwaffe aircraft.[67]

27 April[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 27 April 1941
Ship Country Description
Astir  Greece World War II: The cargo ship was bombed and sunk at Kapsalion by Luftwaffe aircraft.[67]
Beacon Grange  United Kingdom World War II: The cargo ship was torpedoed and sunk in the Atlantic Ocean (62°05′N 16°20′W / 62.083°N 16.333°W / 62.083; -16.333) by U-552 ( Kriegsmarine) with the loss of two of her 84 crew. Survivors were rescued by the trawler Edouard Anseele ( Belgium) and HMS Gladiolus ( Royal Navy).[67][115]
Celte  United Kingdom World War II: The coaster was bombed and sunk in the Atlantic Ocean (61°20′N 11°00′W / 61.333°N 11.000°W / 61.333; -11.000) by Focke-Wulf Fw 200 aircraft of I Staffeln, Kampfgeschwader 40, Luftwaffe. All crew were rescued.[2][67]
Commander Horton  United Kingdom World War II: The trawler was torpedoed and sunk in the Atlantic Ocean (approximately 62°N 16°W / 62°N 16°W / 62; -16) by U-552 ( Kriegsmarine) with the loss of all 14 crew.[67][116]
Costa Rica  United Kingdom World War II: Battle of Greece: The troopship was bombed and sunk north of Crete by Luftwaffe aircraft. All aboard were rescued by HMS Defender, HMS Hereward (H93), HMS Hero and HMS Phoebe (all  Royal Navy).[67]
HMS Diamond  Royal Navy World War II: Battle of Greece: The D-class destroyer was bombed and sunk with all 149 hands in the Sea of Crete by Junkers Ju 87 aircraft of KG77.
Evanghelos Georgiou  Greece World War II: The coaster was bombed and sunk at Cythera by Luftwaffe aircraft.[67]
Fragiscos  Greece World War II: The coaster was bombed and sunk in the Aegean Islands by Luftwaffe aircraft.[67]
Henri Mory  United Kingdom World War II: The cargo ship was torpedoed and sunk in the Atlantic Ocean 300 nautical miles (560 km) west north west of the Blasket Islands, County Kerry, Ireland by U-110 ( Kriegsmarine) with the loss of 28 of her 32 crew. Survivors were rescued by HMS Hurricane ( Royal Navy).[67][117]
Hollandia  Greece World War II: The cargo ship was bombed and sunk at Ermioni by Luftwaffe aircraft.[67]
HMS Patia  Royal Navy World War II: The fighter catapult ship was bombed and sunk in the North Sea off the coast of Northumberland by a Heinkel He 115 aircraft of III Staffeln, 506 Küstenfliegergruppe, Luftwaffe with the loss of 39 crew.[2][67][118]
Rimac  Norway World War II: The cargo ship collided with HMT Lord Plender ( Royal Navy) in the North Sea off Great Yarmouth, Norfolk, United Kingdom and sank with the loss of five of her 19 crew and three crew from HMT Lord Plender, which rescued the survivors.[119]
Rimfakse  Norway World War II: The cargo ship was torpedoed and sunk in the Atlantic Ocean (60°10′N 8°54′W / 60.167°N 8.900°W / 60.167; -8.900) by U-147 ( Kriegsmarine) with the loss of eight of her 19 crew. Survivors were rescued by Hengist ( United Kingdom).[67][120]
Slamat  Netherlands World War II: Battle of Greece: The troopship was bombed and sunk in the Argolic Gulf of the Peloponnese (37°01′N 23°10′E / 37.017°N 23.167°E / 37.017; 23.167) by Junkers Ju 87 aircraft of KG 77 with the immediate loss of 193 of the 843 people aboard. Many survivors were rescued by HMS Diamond and HMS Wryneck (both  Royal Navy) but most were killed when those ships were also sunk. Only 5 survived.[121] The combined loss of Slamat, Diamond and Wryneck cost an estimated 983 lives. There were a total of 66 survivors from the three ships.[122]
S.N.A. 7  France World War II: The cargo ship struck a mine and sank in the Mediterranean Sea off Cape Bon, Tunisia.[67]
Tassos  Greece The coaster was bombed and sunk at Ermioni by Luftwaffe aircraft.[67]
HMS Wryneck  Royal Navy World War II: Battle of Greece: The W-class destroyer was bombed and sunk in the Sea of Crete by Junkers Ju 87 aircraft of KG 77. 107 crewmen killed. 27 crewmen were rescued by HMS Griffin ( Royal Navy), and 22 reached Suda Bay in the ship's Whale boat.

28 April[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 28 April 1941
Ship Country Description
A 3  Hellenic Navy World War II: The A 1-class contraband chaser was lost on this date.[51]
A 15  Royal Navy World War II: The A lighter was bombed and sunk with all hands in the Mediterranean Sea between Suda Bay and Monemvasia.[123]
Aikaterini  Greece World War II: The coaster was bombed and sunk off Spetsopoulou by Luftwaffe aircraft.
Aixos  Hellenic Navy World War II: The Aixos-class minelayer was sunk ay Syros.[124]
Caledonia  Norway World War II: Convoy HX 121: The tanker was torpedoed and sunk in the Atlantic Ocean (60°03′N 16°10′W / 60.050°N 16.167°W / 60.050; -16.167) by U-96 ( Kriegsmarine) with the loss of 12 of her 48 crew. Survivors were rescued by Zaafaran ( United Kingdom).[67][125][126]
Capulet  United Kingdom World War II: Convoy HX 121: The tanker was torpedoed and damaged in the Atlantic Ocean (60°16′N 16°10′W / 60.267°N 16.167°W / 60.267; -16.167) by U-552 ( Kriegsmarine) with the loss of nine of her 44 crew. She was torpedoed and sunk on 2 May by U-201 ( Kriegsmarine. Survivors were rescued by HMS Douglas ( Royal Navy) and Zaafaran ( United Kingdom)[67][127]
Clan Buchanan  United Kingdom World War II: The cargo ship was shelled and sunk in the Atlantic Ocean (5°24′N 62°46′E / 5.400°N 62.767°E / 5.400; 62.767) by Pinguin ( Kriegsmarine). All 107 crew were rescued by Pinguin.[67]
Eleni Canavaroti  Greece World War II: the coaster was bombed and sunk by Luftwaffe aircraft.[67]
HMT Johanna Caroline  Royal Navy World War II: The naval trawler struck a mine and sank in the Bristol Channel off Milford Haven, Pembrokeshire with the loss of all hands.[67][128][129]
HMS LCT 5  Royal Navy World War II: The Mk 1-class Landing Craft, Tank was bombed, beached and abandoned at Monemvassia Greece.[130]
Moncousu  United Kingdom World War II: The depot ship was bombed and sunk at Plymouth, Devon by Luftwaffe aircraft.[67]
Oilfield  United Kingdom World War II: Convoy HX 121: The tanker was torpedoed and sunk in the Atlantic Ocean (60°05′N 17°00′W / 60.083°N 17.000°W / 60.083; -17.000) by U-96 ( Kriegsmarine) with the loss of 47 of her 55 crew. Survivors were rescued by HMT St Zeno ( Royal Navy)[67][131]
Port Hardy  United Kingdom World War II: Convoy HX 121: The cargo ship was torpedoed and sunk in the Atlantic Ocean (60°14′N 15°20′W / 60.233°N 15.333°W / 60.233; -15.333) by U-96 ( Kriegsmarine) with the loss of one of her 98 crew. Survivors were rescued by Zaafara ( United Kingdom).[132]
U-65  Kriegsmarine World War II: The Type IXB submarine was depth charged and sunk in the Atlantic Ocean (60°04′N 15°45′W / 60.067°N 15.750°W / 60.067; -15.750) by HMS Douglas ( Royal Navy) with the loss of all 46 crew.

29 April[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 29 April 1941
Ship Country Description
Aetos  Greece World War II: The coaster was bombed and sunk in Greek waters by Luftwaffe aircraft.[67]
Ambrose Fleming  United Kingdom World War II: Convoy EC 13: The cargo ship was torpedoed and sunk in the North Sea (53°14′N 1°08′E / 53.233°N 1.133°E / 53.233; 1.133) by S-29 ( Kriegsmarine) with the loss of 11 crew.[67]
C 293  Royal Navy World War II: The C lighter was bombed and sunk at Plymouth.[133]
Chakla  Royal Navy World War II: The Armed Boarding Vessel was bombed and sunk at Tobruk, Libya by Junkers Ju 87 aircraft of III Staffeln, Sturzkampfgeschwader 1 and II Staffeln, Sturzkampfgeschwader 2, Luftwaffe and 96 & 236 Squadrons, Regia Aeronautica.[2][134]
Chiloe  Chile The passenger ship ran aground on Puchoco Point and was wrecked.[135]
City of Nagpur  United Kingdom World War II: The passenger ship was torpedoed and sunk in the Atlantic Ocean (52°30′N 26°00′W / 52.500°N 26.000°W / 52.500; -26.000) by U-75 ( Kriegsmarine) with the loss of 16 lives. Survivors were rescued by HMS Hurricane ( Royal Navy).[67]
Elsi  Greece World War II: The cargo ship was bombed and sunk in Suda Bay by Luftwaffe aircraft. She was later salvaged and repaired by the Germans.[67]
Kalua  United Kingdom World War II: The cargo ship was bombed and sunk in the North Sea off the mouth of the Tyne by Junkers Ju 88 aircraft of I Staffeln, Küstenfliegergruppe 506, Luftwaffe. All crew were rescued.[2][67]
Konistra  Greece World War II: The cargo ship was bombed and sunk in Suda Bay by Luftwaffe aircraft. She was later salvaged and repaired by the Germans.[67]
HMML 278  Royal Navy World War II: The Fairmile B motor launch struck a mine and sank at Portsmouth, Hampshire with the loss of all hands.[67]
HMS Pessac  Royal Navy World War II: The auxiliary patrol vessel was bombed and sunk at Plymouth, Devon by Luftwaffe aircraft. She was raised, repaired and returned to service in 1942.[67]

30 April[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 30 April 1941
Ship Country Description
CF 1  Kriegsmarine World War II: The CF 1 class River Motor Patrol Boat was lost on this date.[136]
HMS Fermoy  Royal Navy World War II: The Hunt-class minesweeper was bombed and damaged at Malta by Luftwaffe aircraft and declared a constructive total loss. She was further damaged by bombing on 4 May and sank.
Lassell  United Kingdom World War II: The cargo ship was torpedoed and sunk in the Atlantic Ocean 250 nautical miles (460 km) south west of the Cape Verde Islands, Portugal (12°55′N 28°56′W / 12.917°N 28.933°W / 12.917; -28.933) by U-107 ( Kriegsmarine) with the loss of two of her 53 crew. Survivors were rescued by Benvrackie and Egba (both  United Kingdom.[67][137]
HMIS Parvati  Royal Indian Navy World War II: The patrol vessel struck a mine and sank in the Red Sea (13°11′N 42°54′E / 13.183°N 42.900°E / 13.183; 42.900) with the loss of 16 of her 37 crew. Survivors were rescued by a Royal Navy ship.[67]
HMS Peuplier  Royal Navy World War II: The Tug was bombed and sunk off Plymouth.[138]
HMT Trusty Star  Royal Navy World War II: The naval trawler was bombed and sunk at Malta by Luftwaffe aircraft. She was later salvaged, repaired and returned to service.[67]

Unknown date[edit]

List of shipwrecks: Unknown date 1941
Ship Country Description
A 32  Hellenic Navy World War II: The A 32-class contraband chaser was lost sometime in April.[139]
George A. Dracoulis  Greece World War II: The cargo ship was bombed and sunk at Chalkis by Luftwaffe aircraft on 20 or 25 April.[67]
HMS LCT 1 and HMS LCT 15 both ( Royal Navy): World War II: The LCT-1 class Landing Craft, Tanks were bombed and sunk off Piraeus, Greece sometime in April or May.[140][141]
HMS LCT 6  Royal Navy World War II: The LCT-1 class Landing Craft, Tank was scuttled off the south coast of Crete sometime in April or May.[142]
HMS LCT 19  Royal Navy World War II: The LCT-1 class Landing Craft, Tank was lost in the Aegean Sea sometime in April or May.[143]
HMS LCT 20  Royal Navy World War II: The LCT-1 class Landing Craft, Tank was bombed and sunk off Crete sometime in April or May.[144]
Point Judith  Greece World War II: The cargo ship was bombed and sunk at Kythnos by Luftwaffe aircraft on 24 or 26 April. All crew were rescued.[67]
HMS Usk  Royal Navy World War II: The U-class submarine was lost due to enemy action sometime on or after 25 April with the loss of all 31 crew.
Ypani  Greece World War II: The cargo ship was bombed and sunk at Stylis by Luftwaffe aircraft. She was refloated in 1942 and placed under repair at Piraeus.[67]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ The 14th Destroyer Flotilla comprised HMS Janus, HMS Jervis, HMS Mohawk and HMS Nubian.

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