List of shipwrecks in December 1945

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

December 1945
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24 25 26 27 28 29 30
31 Unknown date


1 December[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 1 December 1945
Ship Country Description
Aighai  Greece The cargo ship struck a mine and sank off the Gironde estuary, France.[1]
USS Bellona  United States Navy The Achelous-class repair ship ran aground at Iwo Jima, Japan. Unsalvageable, she was dispersed by explosives on 14 May 1946.
U-826  Kriegsmarine Operation Deadlight: The Type VIIC submarine was scuttled in the Atlantic Ocean (56°10′N 10°05′W / 56.167°N 10.083°W / 56.167; -10.083).[2]
U-1004  Kriegsmarine Operation Deadlight: The Type VIIC/41 submarine was scuttled in the Atlantic Ocean (56°10′N 10°05′W / 56.167°N 10.083°W / 56.167; -10.083).[3]
U-1061  Kriegsmarine Operation Deadlight: The Type VIIF submarine was scuttled in the Atlantic Ocean (56°10′N 10°05′W / 56.167°N 10.083°W / 56.167; -10.083).
U-1104  Kriegsmarine Operation Deadlight: The Type VIIC/41 submarine was scuttled in the Atlantic Ocean (56°10′N 10°05′W / 56.167°N 10.083°W / 56.167; -10.083).[4]

3 December[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 3 December 1945
Ship Country Description
U-776  Kriegsmarine Operation Deadlight: The Type VIIC submarine foundered in the Atlantic Ocean (55°08′N 5°30′W / 55.133°N 5.500°W / 55.133; -5.500).[5]
U-994  Kriegsmarine Operation Deadlight: The Type VIIC submarine foundered in the Atlantic Ocean (55°50′N 8°30′W / 55.833°N 8.500°W / 55.833; -8.500).[6]

4 December[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 4 December 1945
Ship Country Description
HMS NSC(L) 91  Royal Navy The auxiliary vessel, a converted LCT-4-class landing craft tank, was lost on this date.[7][8]
U-218  Kriegsmarine Operation Deadlight: The Type VIID submarine was scuttled in the Atlantic Ocean 8.9 nautical miles (16.5 km) north of Inishtrahull Island, County Donegal, Ireland (approximately 55°28′N 7°18′W / 55.467°N 7.300°W / 55.467; -7.300).[9]
U-299  Kriegsmarine Operation Deadlight: The Type VIIC/41 submarine was scuttled in the Atlantic Ocean (55°38′N 7°54′W / 55.633°N 7.900°W / 55.633; -7.900).[10]
U-539  Kriegsmarine Operation Deadlight: The Type IXC/40 submarine foundered in the Atlantic Ocean (55°38′N 7°57′W / 55.633°N 7.950°W / 55.633; -7.950) whilst under tow to be scuttled.
U-777  Kriegsmarine Operation Deadlight: The Type VIIC submarine foundered in the Atlantic Ocean 16 nautical miles (30 km) north east of Malin Head, County Donegal, Ireland (55°32′N 7°07′W / 55.533°N 7.117°W / 55.533; -7.117) whilst under tow to be scuttled.

5 December[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 5 December 1945
Ship Country Description
U-1005  Kriegsmarine Operation Deadlight: The Type VIIC/41 submarine foundered in the Atlantic Ocean (55°33′N 8°27′W / 55.550°N 8.450°W / 55.550; -8.450).[11]

7 December[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 7 December 1945
Ship Country Description
U-245  Kriegsmarine Operation Deadlight: The Type VIIC submarine was scuttled in the Atlantic Ocean (55°25′N 6°19′W / 55.417°N 6.317°W / 55.417; -6.317).[12]
U-907  Kriegsmarine Operation Deadlight: The Type VIIC submarine was scuttled in the Atlantic Ocean (55°17′N 5°59′W / 55.283°N 5.983°W / 55.283; -5.983).[13]
U-1019  Royal Navy Operation Deadlight: The Type VIIC/41 submarine was scuttled in the Atlantic Ocean (55°27′N 7°56′W / 55.450°N 7.933°W / 55.450; -7.933).[14]

8 December[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 8 December 1945
Ship Country Description
U-485  Kriegsmarine Operation Deadlight: The Type VIIC submarine sank in the Atlantic Ocean (56°10′N 10°05′W / 56.167°N 10.083°W / 56.167; -10.083).[15]
U-773  Kriegsmarine Operation Deadlight: The Type VIIC submarine sank in the Atlantic Ocean (56°10′N 10°05′W / 56.167°N 10.083°W / 56.167; -10.083).[16]
U-775  Kriegsmarine Operation Deadlight: The Type VIIC submarine scuttled in the Atlantic Ocean (55°40′N 8°25′W / 55.667°N 8.417°W / 55.667; -8.417).[17]
U-1203  Kriegsmarine Operation Deadlight: The Type VIIC submarine scuttled in the Atlantic Ocean (55°50′N 10°05′W / 55.833°N 10.083°W / 55.833; -10.083).[18]
U-1271  Kriegsmarine Operation Deadlight: The Type VIIC/41 submarine scuttled in the Atlantic Ocean (55°28′N 7°20′W / 55.467°N 7.333°W / 55.467; -7.333).[19]
U-1272  Kriegsmarine Operation Deadlight: The Type VIIC/41 submarine scuttled in the Atlantic Ocean (55°50′N 10°05′W / 55.833°N 10.083°W / 55.833; -10.083).[20]

9 December[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 9 December 1945
Ship Country Description
U-532  Kriegsmarine Operation Deadlight: The Type IXC/40 submarine was sunk as a target when torpedoed and sunk in the Atlantic Ocean (56°08′N 10°07′W / 56.133°N 10.117°W / 56.133; -10.117) by HMS Tantivy ( Royal Navy).[21]
U-1052  Kriegsmarine Operation Deadlight: The Type VIIC submarine was sunk as a target in the Atlantic Ocean (55°50′N 10°05′W / 55.833°N 10.083°W / 55.833; -10.083 by Fairey Firefly aircraft of 816 Squadron, Fleet Air Arm based on HMS Nairana ( Royal Navy).[22][23]
U-1307  Kriegsmarine Operation Deadlight: The Type VIIC/41 submarine was sunk as a target in the Atlantic Ocean by a rocket attack by Fairey Firefly aircraft on 816 Squadron, Fleet Air Arm based on HMS Nairana ( Royal Navy).[23]

10 December[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 10 December 1945
Ship Country Description
T. A. Johnston  United States The Liberty ship ran aground on Egmont Point, Dorset, United Kingdom. Refloated on 13 December.[24]
William C. Ralston  United States World War II: The Liberty ship was driven ashore in a typhoon at Okinawa, Japan and was declared a constructive total loss.[25]

11 December[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 11 December 1945
Ship Country Description
Kosin Maru  Japan The cargo ship was driven ashore at Kawasaki. She was declared a total loss.[26]
U-716  Kriegsmarine Operation Deadlight: The Type VIIC submarine was scuttled in the Atlantic Ocean (55°50′N 10°05′W / 55.833°N 10.083°W / 55.833; -10.083).[27]
U-978  Kriegsmarine Operation Deadlight: The Type VIIC submarine was scuttled in the Atlantic Ocean (55°50′N 10°05′W / 55.833°N 10.083°W / 55.833; -10.083).
U-991  Kriegsmarine Operation Deadlight: The Type VIIC submarine was scuttled in the Atlantic Ocean (56°10′N 10°05′W / 56.167°N 10.083°W / 56.167; -10.083).[28]
U-1163  Kriegsmarine Operation Deadlight: The Type VIIC/41 submarine was scuttled in the Atlantic Ocean (55°50′N 10°05′W / 55.833°N 10.083°W / 55.833; -10.083).

13 December[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 13 December 1945
Ship Country Description
Empire Tigaven  United Kingdom The coastal tanker collided off Flamborough Head, Yorkshire with Cormont (unknown flag) and was abandoned. All fourteen crew were rescued by the Flamborough lifeboat.[24]
HMS N 86  Royal Navy Operation Deadlight: The Type VIIC submarine was scuttled in the Atlantic Ocean (56°10′N 10°05′W / 56.167°N 10.083°W / 56.167; -10.083).[29]
U-255  Kriegsmarine Operation Deadlight: The Type VIIC submarine was scuttled in the Atlantic Ocean (55°50′N 10°05′W / 55.833°N 10.083°W / 55.833; -10.083).
U-293  Kriegsmarine Operation Deadlight: The Type VIIC/41 submarine was scuttled in the Atlanti Ocean (55°50′N 10°05′W / 55.833°N 10.083°W / 55.833; -10.083).[30]
U-295  Kriegsmarine Operation Deadlight: The Type VIIC/41 submarine was scuttled in the Atlantic Ocean (56°14′N 10°37′W / 56.233°N 10.617°W / 56.233; -10.617).[31]
U-760  Kriegsmarine Operation Deadlight: The Type VIIC submarine was scuttled in the Atlantic Ocean (55°50′N 10°05′W / 55.833°N 10.083°W / 55.833; -10.083).[32]
U-997  Kriegsmarine Operation Deadlight: The Type VIIC/41 submarine was scuttled in the Atlantic Ocean (55°50′N 10°05′W / 55.833°N 10.083°W / 55.833; -10.083).[33]
U-1002  Kriegsmarine Operation Deadlight: The Type VIIC/41 submarine was scuttled in the Atlantic Ocean (56°10′N 10°05′W / 56.167°N 10.083°W / 56.167; -10.083).[34]

14 December[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 14 December 1945
Ship Country Description
CHa-65  Imperial Japanese Navy The minesweeper, a converted former CHa-1-class auxiliary submarine chaser, was wrecked off Hachinoe while sweeping for mines, later broken up.[35]

16 December[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 16 December 1945
Ship Country Description
U-483  Kriegsmarine Operation Deadlight: The Type VIIC submarine sank in the Atlantic Ocean (56°10′N 10°05′W / 56.167°N 10.083°W / 56.167; -10.083).[36]
U-739  Kriegsmarine Operation Deadlight: The Type VIIC submarine was scuttled in the Atlantic Ocean (56°10′N 10°05′W / 56.167°N 10.083°W / 56.167; -10.083).[37]
U-928  Kriegsmarine Operation Deadlight: The Type VIIC submarine was scuttled in the Atlantic Ocean (56°06′N 10°05′W / 56.100°N 10.083°W / 56.100; -10.083).[38]
U-992  Kriegsmarine Operation Deadlight: The Type VIIC submarine was scuttled in the Atlantic Ocean (56°06′N 10°05′W / 56.100°N 10.083°W / 56.100; -10.083).[39]
U-1009  Kriegsmarine Operation Deadlight: The Type VIIC/41 submarine was scuttled in the Atlantic Ocean (55°31′N 7°24′W / 55.517°N 7.400°W / 55.517; -7.400).[40]
U-1301  Kriegsmarine Operation Deadlight: The Type VIIC/41 submarine was bombed and sunk in the Atlantic Ocean (55°50′N 10°05′W / 55.833°N 10.083°W / 55.833; -10.083) by British aircraft.[41]

17 December[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 17 December 1945
Ship Country Description
U-368  Kriegsmarine Operation Deadlight: The Type VIIC submarine was scuttled in the Atlantic Ocean (56°14′N 10°37′W / 56.233°N 10.617°W / 56.233; -10.617).[42]
U-779  Kriegsmarine Operation Deadlight: The Type VIIC submarine was scuttled in the Atlantic Ocean (55°50′N 10°05′W / 55.833°N 10.083°W / 55.833; -10.083) by HMS Cubitt and HMS Onslow (both  Royal Navy).[43]
U-956  Kriegsmarine Operation Deadlight: The Type VIIC submarine was scuttled in the Atlantic Ocean (55°50′N 10°05′W / 55.833°N 10.083°W / 55.833; -10.083).[44]
U-1198  Kriegsmarine Operation Deadlight: The Type VIIC submarine was scuttled in the Atlantic Ocean (56°14′N 10°37′W / 56.233°N 10.617°W / 56.233; -10.617).[45]
U-1230  Kriegsmarine Operation Deadlight: The Type IXC/40 submarine was scuttled in the Atlantic Ocean (55°50′N 10°05′W / 55.833°N 10.083°W / 55.833; -10.083) by HMS Cubitt ( Royal Navy).

18 December[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 18 December 1945
Ship Country Description
Empire Rhodes  United Kingdom The cargo ship caught fire at Gdynia, Poland and was scuttled to put out the fire in her cargo of jute. She burnt until 3 January 1946. Later refloated and sold to be scuttled but was repaired and returned to service in 1947 as Culter.[46]

19 December[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 19 December 1945
Ship Country Description
Gladbrook  Australia
Gladbrook

The barque was beached at Rangitoto Island, New Zealand.[47]

Nathaniel Bacon  United States The Liberty ship struck a mine in the Tyrrhenian Sea (42°23′N 26°30′E / 42.383°N 26.500°E / 42.383; 26.500) and was beached at Civitaveccia, Lazio, Italy. She was declared a constructive total loss. The bow section was scrapped in situ in 1946. The stern section was sold in 1950 and joined to the bow section of Bert Williams ( Italy), the new ship being named Boccadasse.[48]
Terborch  Netherlands The cargo ship ran aground on the Goodwin Sands, Kent, United Kingdom. She was later refloated.[49]

20 December[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 20 December 1945
Ship Country Description
U-291  Kriegsmarine Operation Deadlight: The Type VIIC submarine was scuttled in the Atlantic Ocean (55°50′N 9°08′W / 55.833°N 9.133°W / 55.833; -9.133).[50]

21 December[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 21 December 1945
Ship Country Description
U-149  Kriegsmarine Operation Deadlight: The Type IID submarine was scuttled in the Atlantic Ocean (55°40′N 8°00′W / 55.667°N 8.000°W / 55.667; -8.000).[51]
U-150  Kriegsmarine Operation Deadlight: The Type IID submarine was scuttled in the Atlantic Ocean (56°04′N 9°35′W / 56.067°N 9.583°W / 56.067; -9.583) by HMS Onslaught and HMS Powey (both  Royal Navy).[52]
U-155  Kriegsmarine Operation Deadlight: The Type IXC submarine was scuttled in the Atlantic Ocean (55°35′N 7°39′W / 55.583°N 7.650°W / 55.583; -7.650).[53]
U-318  Kriegsmarine Operation Deadlight: The Type VIIC/41 submarine was scuttled in the Atlantic Ocean (55°47′N 8°30′W / 55.783°N 8.500°W / 55.783; -8.500).[54]
U-427  Kriegsmarine Operation Deadlight: The Type VII submarine was scuttled in the Atlantic Ocean (56°04′N 9°35′W / 56.067°N 9.583°W / 56.067; -9.583).[55]
U-637  Kriegsmarine Operation Deadlight: The Type VIIC submarine foundered in the Atlantic Ocean (55°35′N 7°46′W / 55.583°N 7.767°W / 55.583; -7.767) whilst under tow to the scuttling grounds.[56]
U-720  Kriegsmarine Operation Deadlight: The Type VII submarine was scuttled in the Atlantic Ocean (56°04′N 9°35′W / 56.067°N 9.583°W / 56.067; -9.583).[57]
U-806  Kriegsmarine Operation Deadlight: The Type IXC/40 submarine was scuttled in the Atlantic Ocean (55°44′N 8°18′W / 55.733°N 8.300°W / 55.733; -8.300).[58]
U-1102  Kriegsmarine Operation Deadlight: The Type VIIC submarine was scuttled in the Atlantic Ocean (56°04′N 9°35′W / 56.067°N 9.583°W / 56.067; -9.583).[59]
U-1110  Kriegsmarine Operation Deadlight: The Type VIIC/41 submarine was scuttled in the Atlantic Ocean (55°45′N 8°19′W / 55.750°N 8.317°W / 55.750; -8.317).[60]

22 December[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 22 December 1945
Ship Country Description
U-143  Kriegsmarine Operation Deadlight: The TypeIID submarine was scuttled in the Atlantic Ocean (55°58′N 9°35′W / 55.967°N 9.583°W / 55.967; -9.583).[61]
U-145  Kriegsmarine Operation Deadlight: The TypeIID submarine was scuttled in the Atlantic Ocean (55°47′N 9°56′W / 55.783°N 9.933°W / 55.783; -9.933).[62]
U-1194  Kriegsmarine Operation Deadlight: The Type VIIC submarine was scuttled in the Atlantic Ocean (55°59′N 9°55′W / 55.983°N 9.917°W / 55.983; -9.917).[63]
U-2354  Kriegsmarine Operation Deadlight: The Type XXIII submarine was shelled and sunk in the Atlantic Ocean (56°00′N 10°05′W / 56.000°N 10.083°W / 56.000; -10.083) by HMS Onslow ( Royal Navy).[64]

23 December[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 23 December 1945
Ship Country Description
Duncan L. Clinch  United States The Liberty ship struck a mine and sank in the English Channel off Le Havre, France.[65]

26 December[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 26 December 1945
Ship Country Description
Duchess of Hamilton  United Kingdom The passenger ship ran aground in Loch Ryan. Refloated after fifteen minutes with damaged bows[66]

27 December[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 27 December 1945
Ship Country Description
Empire Tigawa  United Kingdom The coastal tanker ran aground at Bolsax, Kattegat, Denmark. She was refloated and sailed to Kalundborg. Declared a constructive total loss.
U-313  Kriegsmarine Operation Deadlight: The Type VIIC submarine was scuttled in the Atlantic Ocean (55°40′N 8°24′W / 55.667°N 8.400°W / 55.667; -8.400).[67]

28 December[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 28 December 1945
Ship Country Description
U-680  Kriegsmarine Operation Deadlight: The Type VIIC submarine was shelled and sunk in the Atlantic Ocean (55°24′N 6°29′W / 55.400°N 6.483°W / 55.400; -6.483) by HMS Onslaught ( Royal Navy).[68]

29 December[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 29 December 1945
Ship Country Description
USS Minivet  United States Navy The Auk-class minesweeper struck a mine and sank in the Tsushima Straits with the loss of 31 of her 100 crew.
U-930  Kriegsmarine Operation Deadlight: The Type VIIC/41 submarine was shelled and sunk in the Atlantic Ocean (55°20′N 7°35′W / 55.333°N 7.583°W / 55.333; -7.583) by HMS Onslaught ( Royal Navy).[69]
U-1022  Kriegsmarine Operation Deadlight: The Type VIIC/41 submarine was scuttled in the Atlantic Ocean (55°40′N 8°15′W / 55.667°N 8.250°W / 55.667; -8.250).
U-1233  Kriegsmarine Operation Deadlight: The Type IXC/40 submarine was scuttled in the Atlantic Ocean (55°51′N 8°54′W / 55.850°N 8.900°W / 55.850; -8.900) by HMS Onslaught ( Royal Navy).[70]

30 December[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 30 December 1945
Ship Country Description
Lambridge  United Kingdom Loaded with obsolete chemical munitions, the cargo ship was scuttled 120 nautical miles (138 miles; 222 km) northwest of Ireland at 55°30′N 11°00′W / 55.500°N 11.000°W / 55.500; -11.000.
U-1103  Kriegsmarine Operation Deadlight: The Type VIIC/41 submarine was scuttled in the Atlantic Ocean (56°03′N 10°05′W / 56.050°N 10.083°W / 56.050; -10.083).[71]
U-1165  Kriegsmarine Operation Deadlight: The Type VIIC/41 submarine sank in the Atlantic Ocean (55°44′N 8°40′W / 55.733°N 8.667°W / 55.733; -8.667).[72]

31 December[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 31 December 1945
Ship Country Description
R. F. Peckham  United States World War II: The Liberty ship collided with Jesse Cottrell ( United States). She was towed to Gibraltar, where she was declared a constructive total loss.[73]
R. S. Wilson  United States World War II: The Liberty ship ran aground at Boston, Massachusetts. She was declared a constructive total loss.[73]
U-294  Kriegsmarine Operation Deadlight: The Type VIIC/41 submarine was scuttled in the Atlantic Ocean (55°44′N 8°40′W / 55.733°N 8.667°W / 55.733; -8.667).[74]
U-363  Kriegsmarine Operation Deadlight: The Type VIIC submarine was scuttled in the Atlantic Ocean (55°45′N 8°18′W / 55.750°N 8.300°W / 55.750; -8.300).[75]
U-668  Kriegsmarine Operation Deadlight: The Type VIIC submarine was sunk in the Atlantic Ocean (56°03′N 9°24′W / 56.050°N 9.400°W / 56.050; -9.400).[76]
U-802  Kriegsmarine Operation Deadlight: The Type IXC/40 submarine was scuttled in the Atlantic Ocean (55°30′N 8°25′W / 55.500°N 8.417°W / 55.500; -8.417).[77]
U-861  Kriegsmarine Operation Deadlight: The Type IXD2 submarine was scuttled in the Atlantic Ocean (55°25′N 7°15′W / 55.417°N 7.250°W / 55.417; -7.250).[78]
U-874  Kriegsmarine Operation Deadlight: The Type IXD2 submarine was scuttled in the Atlantic Ocean (55°47′N 9°27′W / 55.783°N 9.450°W / 55.783; -9.450).[79]
U-875  Kriegsmarine Operation Deadlight: The Type IXD2 submarine was scuttled in the Atlantic Ocean (55°41′N 8°29′W / 55.683°N 8.483°W / 55.683; -8.483).[80]
U-883  Kriegsmarine Operation Deadlight: The Type IXD/42 submarine was scuttled in the Atlantic Ocean (55°44′N 8°40′W / 55.733°N 8.667°W / 55.733; -8.667).
U-2341  Kriegsmarine Operation Deadlight: The Type XXIII submarine was shelled and sunk in the Atlantic Ocean (56°10′N 10°05′W / 56.167°N 10.083°W / 56.167; -10.083 by ORP Błyskawica ( Marynarka Wojenna Rzeczypospolitej Polskiej) and HMS Onslaught ( Royal Navy).[81]

Unknown date[edit]

List of shipwrecks: Unknown date December 1945
Ship Country Description
CHa-152  Imperial Japanese Navy The CHa-1-class auxiliary submarine chaser, surrendered in damaged condition, was scuttled sometime in December.[82]
USS Industry  United States Navy The hulk of the coastal minesweeper, aground at Okinawa since 9 October 1945, was disposed of by sinking.

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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