List of shipwrecks in the Atlantic Ocean

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The Atlantic Ocean, not including Arctic and Antarctic regions

This is a partial list of shipwrecks which occurred in the Atlantic Ocean. The list includes ships that sank, foundered, grounded, or were otherwise lost. The Atlantic Ocean is here defined in its widest sense to include: the Baltic Sea; Black Sea; the Caribbean Sea and Gulf of Mexico; the English Channel; the Labrador Sea; the Mediterranean Sea; the Mid-Atlantic; the North Sea; and the Norwegian Sea.

Baltic Sea[edit]

Ship Flag Sunk date Notes Coordinates
Aura II  Finnish Navy 13 January 1940 A Finnish escort vessel that was sunk by its own depth charge north of Märket Island. 60°23′N 19°10′E / 60.383°N 19.167°E / 60.383; 19.167 (Finnish escort carrier Aura II)
SS Cap Arcona  Nazi Germany 3 May 1945 A German prison ship that was bombed by RAF Typhoons, resulting in the deaths of over 4,000 prisoners-of-war. 54°3.9′N 10°50.45′E / 54.0650°N 10.84083°E / 54.0650; 10.84083 (SS Cap Arcona (1927))
MS Estonia  Germany 28 September 1994 A German cruise ferry that sank during a storm, claiming 852 lives. 59°23′N 21°42′E / 59.383°N 21.700°E / 59.383; 21.700 (MS Estonia)
MV Goya  Nazi Germany 16 April 1945 A German transport ship torpedoed by L-3, with thousands of German civilians and wounded soldiers on board. 55°12′00″N 18°18′00″E / 55.200°N 18.300°E / 55.200; 18.300 (MV Goya)
Graf Zeppelin  Soviet Navy 16 August 1947 A Graf Zeppelin-class aircraft carrier that never saw service in World War II, and was sunk as a target north of Władysławowo, Poland. 55°31′03″N 18°17′09″E / 55.51750°N 18.28583°E / 55.51750; 18.28583 (German aircraft carrier Graf Zeppelin)
Ilmarinen  Finnish Navy 13 September 1941 A Väinämöinen-class coastal defence ship that was sunk by mines. 59°27′N 21°05′E / 59.450°N 21.083°E / 59.450; 21.083 (Finnish coastal defence ship Ilmarinen)
MS Jan Heweliusz  Poland 14 January 1993 A Polish ferry that capsized in hurricane-force winds off Cape Arkona, Germany. 54°36′N 14°13′E / 54.600°N 14.217°E / 54.600; 14.217 (MS Jan Heweliusz)
Lefort  Imperial Russian Navy 22 September 1857 A Russian ship of the line that capsized in the Gulf of Finland. 59°57′N 27°17′E / 59.950°N 27.283°E / 59.950; 27.283 (Russian ship Lefort)
Pallada  Imperial Russian Navy 11 October 1914 A Bayan-class armored cruiser that was torpedoed by U-26. 59°36′30″N 22°49′00″E / 59.6083°N 22.8167°E / 59.6083; 22.8167 (Russian cruiser Pallada (1906))
Koral  Soviet Navy January 1945 An M57-class minesweeper that sank 35 kilometres (19 nmi) from Tallinn, Estonia.
SMS Prinz Adalbert  Kaiserliche Marine 23 October 1915 A Prinz Adalbert-class armored cruiser that was torpedoed by HMS E8 about 20 nautical miles (37 km) west of Liepāja, Latvia. 56°33′N 20°18′E / 56.550°N 20.300°E / 56.550; 20.300 (SMS Prinz Adalbert (1901))
Rusalka  Imperial Russian Navy 7 September 1893 A Russian ironclad warship that sank in the Gulf of Finland.
U-7  Kriegsmarine 18 February 1944 A Type IIB U-boat that sank west of Baltiysk, Kaliningrad Oblast. 54°52′00″N 19°29′08″E / 54.86667°N 19.48556°E / 54.86667; 19.48556 (German submarine U-7 (1935))
U-416  Kriegsmarine 12 December 1944 A Type VIIC U-boat that collided with German warship M 203 northwest of Pillau, Russia. 54°58′N 19°33′E / 54.967°N 19.550°E / 54.967; 19.550 (German submarine U-416)
U-583  Kriegsmarine 15 November 1941 A Type VIIC U-boat that collided with U-153 north of Łeba, Poland. 55°23′N 17°05′E / 55.383°N 17.083°E / 55.383; 17.083 (German submarine U-583)
U-649  Kriegsmarine 24 February 1943 A Type VIIC U-boat that sank in a collision with U-232 northwest of Łeba, Poland. 55°15′N 17°15′E / 55.250°N 17.250°E / 55.250; 17.250 (German submarine U-649)
U-676  Kriegsmarine 12 February 1945 A Type VIIC U-boat that was sunk by mine in the Gulf of Finland. 59°30′N 23°0′E / 59.500°N 23.000°E / 59.500; 23.000 (German submarine U-676)
U-3519  Kriegsmarine 2 March 1945 A Type XXI U-boat that was sunk by a mine off Warnemünde, Germany. 54°11′N 12°05′E / 54.183°N 12.083°E / 54.183; 12.083 (German submarine U-3519)
SMS Undine  Kaiserliche Marine 7 November 1915 A Gazelle-class light cruiser that was torpedoed by HMS E19 about 20 nautical miles (37 km) south of Scania, Sweden.
Vasa 10 August 1628 A Swedish warship that capsized at Stockholm, Sweden, less than 1 nautical mile (1.9 km) into its maiden voyage. The wreck was raised in 1961, and now rests in the Vasa Museum. 59°19′40″N 18°05′28″E / 59.32778°N 18.09111°E / 59.32778; 18.09111 (Vasa (ship))
HMS Verulam  Royal Navy 4 September 1919 An Admiralty V-class destroyer that struck a mine off Seiskari in the Gulf of Finland. 60°1′N 28°22′E / 60.017°N 28.367°E / 60.017; 28.367 (HMS Verulam (1917))
HMS Vittoria  Royal Navy 31 August 1919 An Admiralty V-class destroyer that was torpedoed by the Pantera off Seiskari in the Gulf of Finland. 60°5′N 28°23′E / 60.083°N 28.383°E / 60.083; 28.383 (HMS Vittoria (1917))
SMS Wacht  Kaiserliche Marine 4 September 1901 A Wacht-class aviso that collided with SMS Sachsen east of Cape Arkona, Germany. 54°41′00″N 13°31′00″E / 54.6833°N 13.5167°E / 54.6833; 13.5167 (SMS Wacht)
ORP Wicher  Polish Navy 3 September 1939 A Wicher-class destroyer that was sunk by German bombers. The wreck was later towed to the area off Jastarnia, Poland. 54°40′N 18°32′E / 54.667°N 18.533°E / 54.667; 18.533 (ORP Wicher (1928))
MV Wilhelm Gustloff  Nazi Germany 30 January 1945 A German cruise ship that was torpedoed by Soviet submarine S-13 during Operation Hannibal, killing an estimated 9,400 people, nearly all of whom were civilians. 55°04′22″N 17°25′17″E / 55.0729°N 17.4213°E / 55.0729; 17.4213 (MV Wilhelm Gustloff)

Bay of Biscay[edit]

Ship Flag Sunk date Notes Coordinates
U-621  Kriegsmarine 18 August 1944 A Type VIIC U-boat that was sunk by depth charges dropped by three Royal Canadian Navy destroyers, HMCS Ottawa, HMCS Kootenay and HMCS Chaudiere near La Rochelle 45°52′N 02°36′W / 45.867°N 2.600°W / 45.867; -2.600 (German submarine U-621)
U-1222  Kriegsmarine 11 July 1944 A Type IXC/40 U-boat that was sunk by a British aircraft. 46°31′N 5°29′W / 46.517°N 5.483°W / 46.517; -5.483 (German submarine U-1222)

Black Sea[edit]

Ship Flag Sunk date Notes Coordinates
Armenia  Soviet Navy 7 November 1941 A Russian hospital ship that was sunk by German aircraft, with at least 5,000 deaths. 44°15′N 34°17′E / 44.250°N 34.283°E / 44.250; 34.283 (Armenia (ship))
Portugal  Imperial Russian Navy 30 March 1916 A Russian hospital ship that was torpedoed by U-33 off Rize Province, Turkey. 42°00′36″N 41°11′24″E / 42.01000°N 41.19000°E / 42.01000; 41.19000 (Russian hospital ship Portugal)
Struma 24 February 1942 A refugee ship that was torpedoed by Shch-213 with over 700 Romanian Jewish immigrants aboard. 41°23′N 29°13′E / 41.383°N 29.217°E / 41.383; 29.217 (Struma (ship))
MT Unirea  Romania 13 October 1982 An oil tanker that exploded 40 nautical miles (74 km) southeast of Kaliakra, Bulgaria.

Caribbean Sea[edit]

Ship Flag Sunk date Notes Coordinates
British Consul  United Kingdom 19 August 1942 A tanker that was torpedoed by U-564 near Grenada. 11°58′N 62°38′W / 11.967°N 62.633°W / 11.967; -62.633 (SS British Consul)
MV C.O. Stillman  Panama 4 June 1942 An oil tanker that was torpedoed by U-68 about 41 nautical miles (76 km) southwest of Isla de Mona. 17°30′N 68°20′W / 17.500°N 68.333°W / 17.500; -68.333 (MV C.O. Stillman)
MV Christena  St. Kitts and Nevis 1 August 1970 An overloaded passenger ferry boat that sank crossing the channel between the islands of St. Kitts and Nevis, Leeward Islands 17°10′50″N 62°40′30″W / 17.18056°N 62.67500°W / 17.18056; -62.67500 (MV Cristena)
USS Dorado  United States Navy 12 October 1943 A Gato-class submarine that was sunk north of Panama. 12°21′N 78°50′W / 12.350°N 78.833°W / 12.350; -78.833 (USS Dorado (SS-248))
SS Empire Amethyst  United Kingdom 13 April 1942 A tanker that was torpedoed by U-154 southwest of Haiti. 17°40′N 74°50′W / 17.667°N 74.833°W / 17.667; -74.833 (SS Empire Amethyst)
SS Empire Buffalo  United Kingdom 6 May 1942 A cargo ship that was torpedoed by U-125 west of the Cayman Islands. 19°14′N 82°34′W / 19.233°N 82.567°W / 19.233; -82.567 (SS Empire Buffalo)
SS Empire Cloud  United Kingdom 21 August 1942 A cargo ship that was torpedoed by U-564 northeast of Trinidad. 10°54′N 62°10′W / 10.900°N 62.167°W / 10.900; -62.167 (SS Empire Cloud)
SS Empire Cromwell  United Kingdom 28 November 1942 A cargo ship that was torpedoed by U-508 off Guyana. 9°00′N 58°30′W / 9.000°N 58.500°W / 9.000; -58.500 (SS Empire Cromwell)
SS Empire Explorer  United Kingdom 9 July 1942 A cargo ship that was torpedoed by U-575 northwest of Tobago. 11°40′N 60°55′W / 11.667°N 60.917°W / 11.667; -60.917 (SS Empire Explorer)
SS Faja de Oro  Mexico 21 May 1942 An oil tanker that was torpedoed by U-106. 23°30′N 84°24′W / 23.500°N 84.400°W / 23.500; -84.400 (SS Faja de Oro)
SS Melville E. Stone  United States Navy 24 November 1943 A Liberty ship that was sunk by U-516 northwest of Cristóbal, Panama. 10°29′N 80°20′W / 10.483°N 80.333°W / 10.483; -80.333 (SS Melville E. Stone)
SS Norlantic  United States 13 May 1942 A cargo ship that was sunk by U-69 about 90 nautical miles (170 km) east of Bonaire. 14°2′N 83°13′W / 14.033°N 83.217°W / 14.033; -83.217 (SS Norlantic)
Surcouf  Free French Naval Forces 18 February 1942 A French submarine that sank 80 nautical miles (150 km) north of Cristóbal, Panama, possibly due to a collision with an American freighter. 10°40′N 79°32′W / 10.667°N 79.533°W / 10.667; -79.533 (French submarine Surcouf (N N 3))
USS Sylvan Arrow  United States Navy 21 January 1919 A tanker that was torpedoed by U-155 southwest of Grenada. 12°50′N 67°32′W / 12.833°N 67.533°W / 12.833; -67.533 (USS Sylvan Arrow (ID-2150))
USS Texan  United States Navy 11 March 1942 A cargo ship that was torpedoed off Cape San Antonio, Cuba. 21°34′N 76°28′W / 21.567°N 76.467°W / 21.567; -76.467 (USS Texan (ID-1354))
U-94  Kriegsmarine 28 August 1942 A Type VIIC U-boat that was sunk by HMCS Oakville off Haiti. 17°40′N 74°30′W / 17.667°N 74.500°W / 17.667; -74.500 (German submarine U-94 (1940))
U-153  Kriegsmarine 13 July 1942 A Type IXC U-boat that was sunk by USS Lansdowne off Colón, Panama. 09°46′N 81°29′W / 9.767°N 81.483°W / 9.767; -81.483 (German submarine U-153 (1941))
U-159  Kriegsmarine 28 July 1943 A Type IXC U-boat that was sunk by US aircraft south of Haiti. 15°57′N 68°30′W / 15.950°N 68.500°W / 15.950; -68.500 (German submarine U-159 (1941))
U-359  Kriegsmarine 26 July 1943 A Type VIIC U-boat that was sunk by an American aircraft southwest of Haiti's Tiburon Peninsula. 18°06′N 75°00′W / 18.100°N 75.000°W / 18.100; -75.000 (German submarine U-359)
U-654  Kriegsmarine 22 August 1942 A Type VIIC U-boat that was sunk by a US aircraft. 12°00′N 79°56′W / 12.000°N 79.933°W / 12.000; -79.933 (German submarine U-654)

Gulf of Mexico[edit]

Ship Flag Sunk date Notes Coordinates
Albatross  United States 2 May 1961 A schooner that sank in a squall about 125 nautical miles (232 km) west of the Dry Tortugas, inspiring the film White Squall.
SS Alcoa Puritan  United States 6 May 1942 A cargo ship that was torpedoed by U-507 off Port Eads, Louisiana. 28°35′N 88°22′W / 28.583°N 88.367°W / 28.583; -88.367 (SS Alcoa Puritan (1941))
SS City of Everett  United States 11 October 1923 A whaleback steamship that foundered 120 nautical miles (220 km) off Florida.
J. W. Clise  United States August 1940 A schooner that was caught in the 1940 Louisiana hurricane and sank south of Mobile, Alabama.
SS Las Choapas  Mexico 27 June 1942 An oil tanker that was torpedoed by U-129 near Tecolutla. 20°15′N 96°20′W / 20.250°N 96.333°W / 20.250; -96.333 (SS Las Choapas)
SS Tuxpam  Mexico 27 June 1942 An oil tanker that was torpedoed by U-129 near Tecolutla. 20°15′N 96°20′W / 20.250°N 96.333°W / 20.250; -96.333 (SS Tuxpam (Mexican oil tanker))
U-2513  United States Navy 7 October 1951 A German Type XXI U-boat, operated by the US Navy from 1945 to 1949, sunk as a target 24°52′0.9″N 83°18′35.64″W / 24.866917°N 83.3099000°W / 24.866917; -83.3099000 (German submarine U-2513)

English Channel[edit]

Ship Flag Sunk date Notes Coordinates
SS Ajax  Norway 22 February 1917 A cargo ship that was sunk by UC-17 30 nautical miles (56 km) north of Ushant.
Akaroa  Norway 1 September 1917 A barque that was torpedoed by U-19 49°21′N 4°25′W / 49.350°N 4.417°W / 49.350; -4.417 (Akaroa (barque))
HMS Blackwood  Royal Navy 16 June 1944 A Captain-class frigate that foundered under tow near Portland Bill, Dorset. 50°07′00″N 02°01′06″W / 50.11667°N 2.01833°W / 50.11667; -2.01833 (HMS Blackwood (K313))
RMS Connaught  United Kingdom 3 March 1917 A steamship that was torpedoed by U-48 south of Selsey Bill.
SS Donegal  United Kingdom 17 April 1917 A hospital ship that was torpedoed by UC-21. 50°16′N 1°00′W / 50.26°N 1.00°W / 50.26; -1.00 (SS Donegal)
SS Espagne  Belgium 25 December 1917 A cargo ship that was torpedoed by UC-71 near the Isle of Wight. 50°26′30″N 1°29′31″W / 50.44167°N 1.49194°W / 50.44167; -1.49194 (SS Espagne (Anversois, 1909))
SS Glenartney  United Kingdom 18 March 1915 A cargo ship that was torpedoed by UC-34 south of Eastbourne, England. 50°36′N 0°25′E / 50.600°N 0.417°E / 50.600; 0.417 (SS Glenartney (1911))
SS Ouse  United Kingdom 8 August 1940 A cargo ship that collided with SS Rye off Newhaven.
SS Rye  United Kingdom 7 April 1917 A cargo ship that was torpedoed by UB-74. 49°57′N 0°07′W / 49.950°N 0.117°W / 49.950; -0.117 (SS Rye (1914))
HMS Tiger  Royal Navy 2 April 1908 A C-class destroyer that collided with HMS Berwick about 20 nautical miles (37 km) south of the Isle of Wight.
U-212  Kriegsmarine 21 July 1944 A Type VIIC U-boat that was sunk by HMS Curzon and HMS Ekins south of Brighton, East Sussex. 50°27′N 00°13′W / 50.450°N 0.217°W / 50.450; -0.217 (German submarine U-212)
U-275  Kriegsmarine 10 March 1945 A Type VIIC U-boat that was sunk by a mine off Beachy Head. 50°36′N 00°04′E / 50.600°N 0.067°E / 50.600; 0.067 (German submarine U-275)
U-327  Kriegsmarine 27 February 1945 A Type VIIC/41 U-boat that was sunk by HMS Lauban and HMS Loch Fada southwest of Penzance, Cornwall. 49°46′N 05°47′W / 49.767°N 5.783°W / 49.767; -5.783 (German submarine U-327)
U-671  Kriegsmarine 4 August 1944 A Type VIIC U-boat that was sunk by HMS Stayner and HMS Wensleydale. 50°23′N 00°06′E / 50.383°N 0.100°E / 50.383; 0.100 (German submarine U-671)
U-672  Kriegsmarine 18 July 1944 A Type VIIC U-boat that came under attack from HMS Balfour and was scuttled. 50°3′N 2°30′W / 50.050°N 2.500°W / 50.050; -2.500 (German submarine U-672)
U-678  Kriegsmarine 7 July 1944 A Type VIIC U-boat that was sunk by HMCS Ottawa, HMCS Kootenay and HMS Statice. 50°32′N 00°23′W / 50.533°N 0.383°W / 50.533; -0.383 (German submarine U-678)
U-988  Kriegsmarine 29 June 1944 A Type VIIC U-boat that was sunk by British forces south of Salcombe, England. 49°37′N 03°41′W / 49.617°N 3.683°W / 49.617; -3.683 (German submarine U-988)
UB-72  Kaiserliche Marine 12 May 1918 A Type UB III U-boat that was torpedoed by HMS D4. 50°8′N 2°41′W / 50.133°N 2.683°W / 50.133; -2.683 (SM UB-72)
UB-74  Kaiserliche Marine 26 May 1918 A Type UB III U-boat that was sunk by HMS Lorna west of the Isle of Portland, Dorset. 50°32′N 2°32′W / 50.533°N 2.533°W / 50.533; -2.533 (SM UB-74)
UB-78  Kaiserliche Marine 9 May 1918 A Type UB III U-boat that was sunk by TS Queen Alexandra north of Cherbourg. 49°49′N 1°30′W / 49.817°N 1.500°W / 49.817; -1.500 (SM UB-78)
UB-109  Kaiserliche Marine 29 August 1918 A Type UB III U-boat that was sunk by mine north of Calais. 51°3′N 1°44′E / 51.050°N 1.733°E / 51.050; 1.733 (SM UB-109)
HMS Wessex  Royal Navy 24 May 1940 A W-class destroyer that was sunk by German dive bombers northwest of Calais, France. 51°00′54″N 001°45′50″E / 51.01500°N 1.76389°E / 51.01500; 1.76389 (HMS Wessex (D43))

Irish Sea[edit]

Ship Flag Sunk date Notes Coordinates
U-1024  Royal Navy 13 April 1945 A Type VIIC/41 U-boat that was captured by British ships northwest of Holyhead, Wales, and sank under tow the next day.
U-1051  Kriegsmarine 26 January 1945 A Type VIIC U-boat that was sunk by British ships. 53°39′N 05°23′W / 53.650°N 5.383°W / 53.650; -5.383 (German submarine U-1051)
U-1172  Kriegsmarine 27 January 1945 A Type VIIC/41 U-boat that was sunk by British frigates east of Wexford, Ireland. 52°24′N 05°42′W / 52.400°N 5.700°W / 52.400; -5.700 (German submarine U-1172)

Labrador Sea[edit]

Ship Flag Sunk date Notes Coordinates
SS Dorchester  United States 3 February 1943 A troopship that was torpedoed by U-223 south of Greenland. 59°22′N 48°42′W / 59.367°N 48.700°W / 59.367; -48.700 (USAT Dorcester)
USCGC Escanaba  United States Coast Guard 13 June 1943 A United States Coast Guard cutter that was sunk southwest of Greenland, probably by a mine. 60°50′N 52°0′W / 60.833°N 52.000°W / 60.833; -52.000 (USCGC Escanaba (WPG-77))
SS Flynderborg  United Kingdom 3 November 1941 A merchant ship that was torpedoed by U-202 northeast of Notre Dame Bay, Newfoundland. 51°21′N 51°45′W / 51.350°N 51.750°W / 51.350; -51.750 (SS Flynderborg)

Mediterranean Sea[edit]

Ship Flag Sunk date Notes Coordinates
HMAS AE2  Royal Australian Navy 30 April 1915 An E-class submarine that was attacked by Sultanhisar and scuttled in the Sea of Marmara. 40°40′21″N 28°04′31″E / 40.672371°N 28.075218°E / 40.672371; 28.075218 (HMAS AE2)
SS Almeria Lykes  United States 13 August 1942 A Type C3 cargo ship that was attacked by Italian MAS torpedo boats and scuttled off Kelibia, Tunisia. 36°40′N 11°35′E / 36.667°N 11.583°E / 36.667; 11.583 (SS Almeria Lykes (1940))
Almirante Ferrándiz  Spanish Navy 29 September 1936 A Churruca-class destroyer that was sunk by Canarias in the Battle of Cape Espartel. 36°14′47″N 4°38′30″W / 36.24639°N 4.64167°W / 36.24639; -4.64167 (Spanish destroyer Almirante Ferrándiz)
Amalfi  Regia Marina 7 July 1915 A Pisa-class armored cruiser that was torpedoed by UB-14 about 20 nautical miles (37 km) from Venice, Italy.
SS Amiral Magon  France 28 January 1917 A troopship that was torpedoed by U-39 southwest of Peloponnese, Greece. 35°29′24″N 20°01′12″E / 35.4900°N 20.0200°E / 35.4900; 20.0200 (SS Amiral Magon (1904))
Antikythera wreck 1st century BC An ancient shipwreck wreck discovered in October 1900 near the island of Antikythera. The wreck contained many artifacts and the world's oldest known analog computer, the Antikythera mechanism.[1] 35°53′23″N 23°18′28″E / 35.8897°N 23.3078°E / 35.8897; 23.3078 (Antikythera wreck)
RMS Arabia  United Kingdom 6 November 1916 A passenger liner that was torpedoed by UB-43 southwest of the Peloponnese, Greece. 36°30′N 20°30′E / 36.500°N 20.500°E / 36.500; 20.500 (RMS Arabia)
HMS Ark Royal  Royal Navy 14 November 1941 A British aircraft carrier torpedoed by German submarine U-81 about 30 nautical miles (56 km) off Gibraltar.[2] 36°3′N 4°45′W / 36.050°N 4.750°W / 36.050; -4.750 (HMS Ark Royal (91))
Armando Diaz  Marina Militare 25 February 1941 A Condottieri-class light cruiser that was torpedoed by HMS Upright off the Kerkennah Islands. 34°33′N 11°45′E / 34.550°N 11.750°E / 34.550; 11.750 (Italian cruiser Armando Diaz)
HMS Athenienne  Royal Navy 20 October 1806 Ran aground in the Strait of Sicily.[3] 37°47′N 10°46′E / 37.783°N 10.767°E / 37.783; 10.767 (HMS Athenienne)
SS Athos  France 17 February 1917 A cargo liner that was torpedoed by U-65. 35°22′00″N 18°32′00″E / 35.3667°N 18.5333°E / 35.3667; 18.5333 (SS Athos)
SS Australien  France 19 July 1918 A passenger ship that was sunk by UC-54 26 nautical miles (48 km) northeast of Cap Bon, Tunisia.
Baleares  Spanish Navy 6 March 1938 A Canarias-class heavy cruiser that was sunk by Lepanto in the Battle of Cape Palos. 37°52′18″N 0°52′00″E / 37.87167°N 0.86667°E / 37.87167; 0.86667 (Spanish cruiser Baleares)
HMS Barham  Royal Navy 25 November 1941 A Queen Elizabeth-class battleship that was torpedoed by U-331 north of Sidi Barrani, Egypt. 32°34′N 26°24′E / 32.567°N 26.400°E / 32.567; 26.400 (HMS Barham (04))
USS Beatty  United States Navy 6 November 1943 A Gleaves-class destroyer that was sunk by German aircraft off Algeria. 37°10′N 6°0′E / 37.167°N 6.000°E / 37.167; 6.000 (USS Beatty (DD-640))
HMS Bedouin  Royal Navy 15 June 1942 A Tribal-class destroyer that was sunk by the combined action of Italian cruisers and torpedo bombers during Operation Harpoon. 36°12′0″N 11°38′0″E / 36.20000°N 11.63333°E / 36.20000; 11.63333 (HMS Bedouin (F67))
HMS Blean  Royal Navy 11 December 1942 A Hunt-class destroyer that was torpedoed by U-443 northwest of Oran, Algeria. 35°55′N 1°50′W / 35.917°N 1.833°W / 35.917; -1.833 (HMS Blean (L47))
HMS Bonaventure  Royal Navy 31 March 1941 A Dido-class light cruiser that was torpedoed by the Italian submarine Ambra south of Crete. 33°20′0″N 26°35′0″E / 33.33333°N 26.58333°E / 33.33333; 26.58333 (HMS Bonaventure (31))
HMHS Britannic  Royal Navy 21 September 1916 An Olympic-class ocean liner (sister ship to RMS Titanic) that struck a mine off the Greek island of Kea and sank with the loss of 30 lives.[4] 37°42′05″N 24°17′02″E / 37.70139°N 24.28389°E / 37.70139; 24.28389 (HMHS Britannic)
HMS Broke  Royal Navy 8 November 1942 A Thornycroft type flotilla leader that suffered heavy damage in Operation Terminal and later sank under tow. 36°50′N 0°40′E / 36.833°N 0.667°E / 36.833; 0.667 (HMS Broke (D83))
USS Buck  United States Navy 9 October 1943 A Sims-class destroyer that was torpedoed by U-616 off Salerno, Italy. 39°57′N 14°28′E / 39.950°N 14.467°E / 39.950; 14.467 (USS Buck (DD-420))
HMS Cachalot  Royal Navy 30 July 1941 A Grampus-class submarine that was rammed by the Italian torpedo boat Generale Achille Papa northwest of Tocra, Libya. 32°49′N 20°11′E / 32.817°N 20.183°E / 32.817; 20.183 (HMS Cachalot (N83))
HMS Cairo  Royal Navy 12 August 1942 A C-class light cruiser that was sunk by Axum during Operation Pedestal. 37°26′0″N 10°22′0″E / 37.43333°N 10.36667°E / 37.43333; 10.36667 (HMS Cairo (D87))
HMS Calcutta  Royal Navy 1 June 1941 A C-class light cruiser that was sunk by German bombers 100 nautical miles (190 km) off Alexandria, Egypt. 32°00′N 28°00′E / 32.000°N 28.000°E / 32.000; 28.000 (HMS Calcutta (D82))
HMS Calypso  Royal Navy 12 June 1940 A C-class light cruiser that was torpedoed by Bagnolini about 50 nautical miles (93 km) south of Cape Lithion, Crete. 34°03′N 24°05′E / 34.050°N 24.083°E / 34.050; 24.083 (HMS Calypso (D61))
SS Cameronia  United Kingdom 15 April 1917 A troopship that was torpedoed by U-33 about 150 nautical miles (280 km) east of Malta. 35°50′N 17°32′E / 35.833°N 17.533°E / 35.833; 17.533 (SS Cameronia (1911))
SS Chesterfield  United Kingdom 18 May 1918 A cargo ship that was torpedoed by UC-52 southeast of Sicily. 36°17′N 15°13′E / 36.283°N 15.217°E / 36.283; 15.217 (SS Chesterfield (1913))
SS City of Bradford  United Kingdom 22 February 1942 A cargo ship that was sunk by German aircraft off Bardia, Libya. 31°57′N 25°26′E / 31.950°N 25.433°E / 31.950; 25.433 (SS City of Bradford (1903))
Console Generale Liuzzi  Marina Militare 27 June 1940 A Liuzzi-class submarine that was attacked by British destroyers and scuttled south of Crete. 33°46′0″N 27°27′0″E / 33.76667°N 27.45000°E / 33.76667; 27.45000 (Italian submarine Console Generale Liuzzi)
HMS Cornwallis  Royal Navy 9 January 1917 A Duncan-class battleship that was torpedoed by U-32 about 60 nautical miles (110 km) east of Malta. 35°06′N 15°11′E / 35.100°N 15.183°E / 35.100; 15.183 (HMS Cornwallis (1901))
Danton  French Navy 19 March 1917 A Danton-class battleship that was torpedoed by U-64 about 22 nautical miles (41 km) southwest of Sardinia. 38°45′35″N 8°3′30″E / 38.75972°N 8.05833°E / 38.75972; 8.05833 (French battleship Danton)
HMS Defender  Royal Navy 11 July 1941 A D-class destroyer that was attacked by a German bomber and scuttled off Sidi Barrani, Egypt. 31°45′N 25°31′E / 31.750°N 25.517°E / 31.750; 25.517 (HMS Defender (H07))
Delfino  Marina Militare 23 March 1943 An Italian submarine that was scuttled after a collision east of the Strait of Gibraltar. 35°54′0″N 4°17′0″W / 35.90000°N 4.28333°W / 35.90000; -4.28333 (Italian submarine Delfino (1930))
HMS Diamond  Royal Navy 27 April 1941 A D-class destroyer that was sunk by German aircraft off Cape Maleas, Greece. 36°30′N 23°34′E / 36.500°N 23.567°E / 36.500; 23.567 (HMS Diamond (H22))
SS Djemnah  France 14 July 1918 A cargo liner that was torpedoed by UB-105 north of Tobruk, Libya. 33°12′00″N 23°55′00″E / 33.2000°N 23.9167°E / 33.2000; 23.9167 (SS Djemnah)
HMHS Dover Castle  United Kingdom 26 May 1917 A hospital ship that was torpedoed by UC-67 about 50 nautical miles (93 km) north of Annaba, Algeria. 37°45′00″N 007°45′00″E / 37.75000°N 7.75000°E / 37.75000; 7.75000 (HMHS Dover Castle)
Durbo  Marina Militare 18 October 1940 An Italian Adua-class submarine that was attacked by British destroyers and scuttled east of Gibraltar. 35°54′0″N 4°17′0″W / 35.90000°N 4.28333°W / 35.90000; -4.28333 (Italian submarine Durbo)
HMS Eagle  Royal Navy 11 August 1942 An aircraft carrier that was torpedoed by U-73 about 70 nautical miles (130 km) south of Cape Salinas, Majorca. 38°3′0″N 3°1′12.00″E / 38.05000°N 3.0200000°E / 38.05000; 3.0200000 (HMS Eagle (1918))
HMS Eclipse  Royal Navy 24 October 1943 An E-class destroyer that hit a mine off Kalymnos, Greece. 37°01′N 27°11′E / 37.017°N 27.183°E / 37.017; 27.183 (HMS Eclipse (H08))
SS Empire Dunstan  United Kingdom 18 November 1943 A cargo ship that was torpedoed by U-81 off Taranto, Italy. 39°24′N 17°40′E / 39.400°N 17.667°E / 39.400; 17.667 (SS Empire Dunstan)
SS Empire Eve  Royal Navy 18 May 1943 A CAM ship that was torpedoed by U-414 northeast of Mostaganem, Algeria. 36°37′N 00°46′E / 36.617°N 0.767°E / 36.617; 0.767 (SS Empire Eve)
MV Empire Windrush  United Kingdom 30 March 1954 A troopship that caught fire and sank 32 nautical miles (59 km) northwest of Cape Caxine, Algeria. 37°00′N 2°11′E / 37.000°N 2.183°E / 37.000; 2.183 (MV Empire Windrush)
SS Erinpura  United Kingdom 1 May 1943 An ocean liner that was sunk by German bombers 30 nautical miles (56 km) north of Benghazi, Libya. 32°40′N 19°53′E / 32.667°N 19.883°E / 32.667; 19.883 (SS Erinpura)
HMS Escort  Royal Navy 11 July 1940 An E-class destroyer that was torpedoed by Guglielmo Marconi and later sank under tow. 36°6′35″N 3°22′12″W / 36.10972°N 3.37000°W / 36.10972; -3.37000 (HMS Escort (H66))
HMS Fearless  Royal Navy 23 July 1941 An E-class destroyer that was attacked by Italian aircraft and scuttled 50 nautical miles (93 km) northeast of Annaba, Algeria. 37°40′N 08°20′E / 37.667°N 8.333°E / 37.667; 8.333 (HMS Fearless (H67))
USS Fechteler  United States Navy 5 May 1944 A Buckley-class destroyer escort that was torpedoed by U-967. 36°7′N 2°40′W / 36.117°N 2.667°W / 36.117; -2.667 (USS Fechteler (DE-157))
Fiume  Marina Militare 29 March 1941 A Zara-class heavy cruiser that was sunk by British battleships in the Battle of Cape Matapan. 35°21′N 20°57′E / 35.350°N 20.950°E / 35.350; 20.950 (Italian cruiser Fiume)
SS France IV  France 7 November 1915 An ocean liner that was sunk by U-38 southeast of Sardinia. 38°08′N 9°54′E / 38.133°N 9.900°E / 38.133; 9.900 (SS France IV (1896))
RMS Franconia  United Kingdom 4 October 1916 A troopship that was torpedoed by UB-47 about 195 nautical miles (361 km) east of Malta. 35°33′9″N 18°26′0″E / 35.55250°N 18.43333°E / 35.55250; 18.43333 (RMS Franconia (1910))
HMS Galatea  Royal Navy 14 December 1941 An Arethusa-class light cruiser that was torpedoed by U-557 off Alexandria, Egypt. 31°17′N 29°13′E / 31.283°N 29.217°E / 31.283; 29.217 (HMS Galatea (71))
Gaulois  French Navy 27 December 1916 A Charlemagne-class battleship that was torpedoed by UB-47 in the Aegean Sea. 36°30′N 23°45′E / 36.500°N 23.750°E / 36.500; 23.750 (French battlleship Gaulois (1896))
SS Général Bonaparte  Vichy France 19 May 1943 A passenger ship that was torpedoed by HMS Sportsman southeast of Nice, France. 43°01′00″N 7°40′00″E / 43.0167°N 7.6667°E / 43.0167; 7.6667 (SS Général Bonaparte)
SS Gisela L M Russ  Greece 19 February 1959 A cargo ship that suffered a boiler explosion and sank off Euboea, Greece. 38°35′N 24°21′E / 38.583°N 24.350°E / 38.583; 24.350 (SS Gisela L M Russ)
SS Glenartney  United Kingdom 6 February 1918 A cargo ship that was sunk by UC-54 30 nautical miles (56 km) northeast of Cape Bon, Tunisia.
HMS Grampus  Royal Navy 16 June 1940 A Grampus-class submarine that was sunk by Italian torpedo boats. 37°5′N 17°30′E / 37.083°N 17.500°E / 37.083; 17.500 (HMS Grampus (N56))
HMS Grove]  Royal Navy 12 June 1942 A Hunt-class destroyer that was torpedoed by U-77. 32°5′N 25°30′E / 32.083°N 25.500°E / 32.083; 25.500 (HMS Grove (L77))
HMS Gurkha  Royal Navy 17 January 1942 An L-class destroyer that was torpedoed by U-133 off Sidi Barrani, Egypt. 31°50′N 26°15′E / 31.833°N 26.250°E / 31.833; 26.250 (HMS Gurkha (G63))
HMS Hasty  Royal Navy 15 June 1942 A H-class destroyer that was torpedoed by S-55 and scuttled the next day. 34°10′N 22°0′E / 34.167°N 22.000°E / 34.167; 22.000 (HMS Hasty (H24))
SS Heraklion  Greece 8 December 1966 A car ferry that capsized northwest of Antimilos, Greece. 36°52′N 24°8′E / 36.867°N 24.133°E / 36.867; 24.133 (SS Heraklion)
HMS Hermione  Royal Navy 16 June 1942 A Dido-class light cruiser that was torpedoed by U-205 north of Sallum, Egypt. 33°20′N 26°00′E / 33.333°N 26.000°E / 33.333; 26.000 (HMS Hermione (74))
HMS Hyperion  Royal Navy 22 December 1940 A H-class destroyer that struck a mine off Pantelleria and was scuttled. 37°40′N 11°31′E / 37.667°N 11.517°E / 37.667; 11.517 (HMS Hyperion (H97))
HMS Hythe  Royal Navy 11 October 1943 A Bangor-class minesweeper that was torpedoed by U-371 off Béjaïa, Algeria. 37°4′N 5°0′E / 37.067°N 5.000°E / 37.067; 5.000 (HMS Hythe (J194))
HNLMS Isaac Sweers  Royal Netherlands Navy 13 November 1942 A Gerard Callenburgh-class destroyer that was torpedoed by U-431 during Operation Torch. 37°23′N 2°12′E / 37.383°N 2.200°E / 37.383; 2.200 (HNLMS Isaac Sweers)
SS Italia  Regia Marina 30 May 1917 An armed boarding steamer that was torpedoed by U-4 about 46 nautical miles (85 km) southeast of Santa Maria di Leuca, Italy.
SS Ivernia  United Kingdom 1 January 1917 A troopship that was torpedoed by UB-47 about 58 nautical miles (107 km) southeast of Cape Matapan, Greece. 35°42′N 23°19′E / 35.700°N 23.317°E / 35.700; 23.317 (SS Ivernia)
HMS Jackal  Royal Navy 12 May 1942 A J-class destroyer that was attacked by German bombers and scuttled the next day, north of Sidi Barrani, Egypt. 36°30′N 26°30′E / 36.500°N 26.500°E / 36.500; 26.500 (HMS Jackal (F22))
HMS Jaguar  Royal Navy 26 March 1942 A J-class destroyer that was torpedoed by U-652 north of Sidi Barrani, Egypt. 31°53′N 26°18′E / 31.883°N 26.300°E / 31.883; 26.300 (HMS Jaguar (F34))
HMS Juno  Royal Navy 21 May 1941 A J-class destroyer that was sunk by Italian aircraft southeast of Crete. 34°35′N 26°34′E / 34.583°N 26.567°E / 34.583; 26.567 (HMS Juno (F46))
HMS Kandahar  Royal Navy 20 December 1941 A K-class destroyer that struck a mine and was scuttled north of Khoms, Libya. 32°57′0″N 14°19′0″E / 32.95000°N 14.31667°E / 32.95000; 14.31667 (HMS Kandahar (F28))
HMS Kingston  Royal Navy 11 April 1942 A K-class destroyer bombed and damaged beyond repair by German aircraft while in drydock at Malta, after being heavily damaged by the Italian battleship Littorio on 22 March. Later scuttled and sunk as a blockship between the Selmun headland and Selmunett Island in northern Malta.
HMS Kipling  Royal Navy 12 May 1942 A K-class destroyer that was sunk by German bombers northwest of Mersa Matruh, Egypt. 32°23′24″N 26°11′24″E / 32.39000°N 26.19000°E / 32.39000; 26.19000 (HMS Kipling (F91))
HMS Laforey  Royal Navy 30 March 1944 An L-class destroyer that was torpedoed by U-233 north of Palermo, Sicily. 38°54′N 14°18′E / 38.900°N 14.300°E / 38.900; 14.300 (HMS Laforey (G99))
SS Lamoricière  Vichy France 9 January 1942 An ocean liner that sank in a storm about 10 kilometres (5.4 nmi) northeast of Menorca, resulting in 292 deaths.
Léon Gambetta  French Navy 27 April 1915 A Léon Gambetta-class armored cruiser that was torpedoed by U-5 about 15 nautical miles (28 km) south of Santa Maria di Leuca. 39°30′N 18°15′E / 39.500°N 18.250°E / 39.500; 18.250 (French cruiser Léon Gambetta)
SS Letchworth  United Kingdom 1 April 1971 A cargo ship that ran aground and sunk near Kos. 36°32′N 26°57′E / 36.533°N 26.950°E / 36.533; 26.950 (SS Letchworth (1942))
SS Lesbian  United Kingdom 5 January 1917 A cargo ship that was sunk by U-35 east of Malta. 35°48′N 17°6′E / 35.800°N 17.100°E / 35.800; 17.100 (SS Lesbian (1915))
SS Lesbian  United Kingdom 14 July 1941 A cargo ship that was seized by Vichy French forces in Beruit harbour in 1940. In 1941, she was taken a short distance offshore and scuttled. Now a popular dive site.
HMS Lightning  Royal Navy 12 March 1943 An L-class destroyer that was sunk by German torpedo boats. 37°53′N 9°50′E / 37.883°N 9.833°E / 37.883; 9.833 (HMS Lightning (G55))
HMS Lively  Royal Navy 11 May 1942 An L-class destroyer that was sunk by German dive-bombers 100 nautical miles (190 km) northeast of Tobruk, Libya. 33°24′N 25°38′E / 33.400°N 25.633°E / 33.400; 25.633 (HMS Lively (G40))
USS Maddox  United States Navy 19 August 1943 A Gleaves-class destroyer that was sunk by a German dive-bomber in the Battle of Gela. 36°52′N 13°56′E / 36.867°N 13.933°E / 36.867; 13.933 (USS Maddox (DD-622))
HMS Martin  Royal Navy 10 November 1942 An M-class destroyer that was torpedoed by U-431 off Algiers, Algeria. 37°53′N 003°57′E / 37.883°N 3.950°E / 37.883; 3.950 (HMS Martin (G44))
SS Merion  Royal Navy 31 May 1915 An ocean liner built in 1902 for the American Line. Purchased by the Royal Navy to act as a decoy ship for the HMS Tiger. Sunk by the German submarine UB-8.[5]
SS Milazzo  Kingdom of Italy 29 August 1917 A bulk carrier that was torpedoed by U-14 about 250 nautical miles (460 km) east of Malta.
SS Minas  Regia Marina 15 February 1917 A troopship that was torpedoed by U-39. 36°25′N 18°24′E / 36.417°N 18.400°E / 36.417; 18.400 (SS Minas (1891))
HMS Mohawk  Royal Navy 16 April 1941 A Tribal-class destroyer that was sunk by the Italian Navigatori-class destroyer Luca Tarigo off the Kerkennah Islands, Tunisia. 34°56′0″N 11°42′0″E / 34.93333°N 11.70000°E / 34.93333; 11.70000 (HMS Mohawk (F31))
HMS Naiad  Royal Navy 11 March 1942 A Dido-class destroyer that was sunk by U-565 south of Crete. 32°1′N 26°20′E / 32.017°N 26.333°E / 32.017; 26.333 (HMS Naiad (93))
USS Nauset  United States Navy 9 September 1943 A Navajo-class fleet tug that was sunk by German aircraft. 40°38′N 14°38′E / 40.633°N 14.633°E / 40.633; 14.633 (USS Nauset (AT-89))
HMS Neptune  Royal Navy 19 December 1941 A Leander-class light cruiser that was sunk by mines off Tripoli, Libya. 33°15′N 13°30′E / 33.250°N 13.500°E / 33.250; 13.500 (HMS Neptune (20))
HMAS Nestor  Royal Australian Navy 16 June 1942 An N-class destroyer that was attacked by an Italian bomber and scuttled south of Crete. 33°36′N 24°30′E / 33.600°N 24.500°E / 33.600; 24.500 (HMAS Nestor (G02))
Nereide  Regia Marina 5 August 1915 A Nautilus-class submarine that was torpedoed by U-5 near Palagruža in the Adriatic Sea. 42°23′N 16°16′E / 42.383°N 16.267°E / 42.383; 16.267 (Italian submarine Nereide)
HMHS Newfoundland  United Kingdom 14 September 1943 A hospital ship that was attacked by German aircraft and scuttled off Salerno, Italy. 40°13′N 14°21′E / 40.217°N 14.350°E / 40.217; 14.350 (HMHS Newfoundland)
HMS P48  Royal Navy 25 December 1942 A U-class submarine that was sunk by Italian torpedo boats northwest of Zembra, Tunisia. 37°15′N 10°30′E / 37.250°N 10.500°E / 37.250; 10.500 (HMS P48 (1942))
HMS Pakenham  Royal Navy 16 April 1943 A P-class destroyer that was sunk in action by Italian torpedo boats southhwest of Marsala. 37°26′N 12°30′E / 37.433°N 12.500°E / 37.433; 12.500 (HMS Pakenham)
SS Pampa  United Kingdom 27 August 1918 A troopship that was torpedoed by UC-22 about 84 nautical miles (156 km) east of Malta.
HMAS Parramatta  Royal Australian Navy 27 November 1941 A Grimsby-class sloop that was torpedoed by U-559. 32°20′N 24°35′E / 32.333°N 24.583°E / 32.333; 24.583 (HMAS Parramatta (U44))
Partenope  Regia Marina 24 March 1918 A Partenope-class torpedo cruiser that was torpedoed north of Bizerte, Tunisia, by UC-67. 37°53′N 10°10′E / 37.883°N 10.167°E / 37.883; 10.167 (Italian cruiser Partenope)
USS PC-558  United States Navy 9 May 1944 A PC-461-class submarine chaser that was torpedoed by U-230. 38°41′N 13°43′E / 38.683°N 13.717°E / 38.683; 13.717 (USS PC-558)
HMS Penelope  Royal Navy 18 February 1944 An Arethusa-class light cruiser that was torpedoed by U-140 west of Naples, Italy. 40°33′N 13°15′E / 40.55°N 13.25°E / 40.55; 13.25 (HMS Penelope (97))
SS Persia  United Kingdom 30 December 1915 A passenger liner that was torpedoed by U-38 about 71 nautical miles (131 km) southeast of Cape Martello, Crete.
Pola  Marina Militare 29 March 1941 A Zara-class heavy cruiser that was sunk by British battleships in the Battle of Cape Matapan. 35°19′N 20°59′E / 35.317°N 20.983°E / 35.317; 20.983 (Italian cruiser Pola)
HMS Quentin  Royal Navy 2 December 1942 A Q-class destroyer that was sunk by German aircraft. 37°32′N 08°32′E / 37.533°N 8.533°E / 37.533; 8.533 (HMS Quentin (G78))
HMT Rohna  Royal Navy 26 November 1943 A troopship that was sunk by German aircraft. 37°1′12″N 5°12′6″E / 37.02000°N 5.20167°E / 37.02000; 5.20167 (HMT Rohna)
HMT Royal Edward  Royal Navy 13 August 1915 A passenger ship that was torpedoed by UB-14, with possibly as many as 1,865 dead.
SS Russian  United Kingdom 14 December 1916 An ocean liner that was torpedoed by U-43. 35°30′N 18°52′E / 35.500°N 18.867°E / 35.500; 18.867 (SS Russian (1895))
Gustave Zédé  French Navy 26 February 1976 A submarine tender that was sunk as a target ship south of Marseille. 42°30′N 5°24′E / 42.500°N 5.400°E / 42.500; 5.400 (Gustave Zédé)
HMS Sahib  Royal Navy 24 April 1943 An S-class submarine that was attacked by the Climene and scuttled southwest of Tunis, Tunisia. 37°29′N 10°46′E / 37.483°N 10.767°E / 37.483; 10.767 (HMS Sahib (P212))
SS Sant Anna  France 11 May 1918 A troopship that was torpedoed by UC-54 northeast of Tunis, Tunisia. 37°02′24″N 11°21′36″E / 37.0400°N 11.3600°E / 37.0400; 11.3600 (SS Sant Anna)
SS Santa Elisa  United States 13 August 1942 A refrigerator ship that was torpedoed by Italian motor boats 25 nautical miles (46 km) southeast of Cape Bon, Tunisia. 36°20′N 11°28′E / 36.333°N 11.467°E / 36.333; 11.467 (SS Santa Elisa)
USS Skill  United States Navy 25 September 1943 An Auk-class minesweeper that was torpedoed by U-593. 40°20′N 14°35′E / 40.333°N 14.583°E / 40.333; 14.583 (USS Skill (AM-115))
HMS Southampton  Royal Navy 11 January 1941 A Town-class light cruiser that was attacked by German dive bombers southeast of Malta. 34°54′N 18°24′E / 34.900°N 18.400°E / 34.900; 18.400 (HMS Southampton (83))
HMS Splendid  Royal Navy 21 April 1943 An S-class submarine that was sunk by Hermes west of Livorno, Italy. 43°34′N 9°37′E / 43.567°N 9.617°E / 43.567; 9.617 (HMS Splendid (P228))
HMS Sportsman  Royal Navy 24 September 1952 A S-class submarine that sank off Toulon, France. 43°01′N 7°40′E / 43.017°N 7.667°E / 43.017; 7.667 (HMS Sportsman (P229))
HMS Sussex  Royal Navy 1694 An English warship that sank with a cargo of gold, possibly worth $500 million
HMS Tempest  Royal Navy 13 February 1942 A T-class submarine that was sunk by the Italian destroyer Circe near the Gulf of Taranto. 39°15′0″N 17°45′0″E / 39.25000°N 17.75000°E / 39.25000; 17.75000 (HMS Tempest (N86))
HMS Tynedale  Royal Navy 12 December 1943 A Hunt-class destroyer that was torpedoed by U-593 off Jijel, Algeria. 37°10′N 6°5′E / 37.167°N 6.083°E / 37.167; 6.083 (HMS Tynedale (L96))
U-32  Kaiserliche Marine 8 May 1918 A Type U 31 U-boat that was sunk by HMS Wallflower north of Libya. 36°8′N 13°30′E / 36.133°N 13.500°E / 36.133; 13.500 (SM U-32 (Germany))
U-74  Kriegsmarine 2 May 1942 A Type VIIB U-boat that was sunk by British forces east of Cartagena, Spain. 37°32′N 0°10′E / 37.533°N 0.167°E / 37.533; 0.167 (German submarine U-74 (1940))
U-75  Kriegsmarine 28 December 1941 A Type VIIB U-boat that was sunk by HMS Kipling off Mersa Matruh, Egypt. 31°50′N 26°40′E / 31.833°N 26.667°E / 31.833; 26.667 (German submarine U-75 (1940))
U-79  Kriegsmarine 23 December 1941 A Type VIIC U-boat that was sunk by HMS Hasty and HMS Hotspur. 32°15′N 25°19′E / 32.250°N 25.317°E / 32.250; 25.317 (German submarine U-79 (1941))
U-95  Kriegsmarine 28 November 1941 A Type VIIC U-boat that was torpedoed by a Dutch submarine off the south coast of Spain. 36°24′N 3°20′W / 36.400°N 3.333°W / 36.400; -3.333 (German submarine U-95 (1940))
U-259  Kriegsmarine 15 November 1942 A Type VIIC U-boat that was sunk by a British aircraft north of Algiers, Algeria. 37°20′N 3°5′E / 37.333°N 3.083°E / 37.333; 3.083 (German submarine U-259)
U-301  Kriegsmarine 21 January 1943 A Type VIIC U-boat that was torpedoed by HMS Sahib west of Bonifacio, Corsica. 41°27′N 07°04′E / 41.450°N 7.067°E / 41.450; 7.067 (German submarine U-301)
U-371  Kriegsmarine 4 May 1944 A Type VIIC U-boat that was sunk by Allied destroyers north of Constantine, Algeria. 37°49′N 05°39′E / 37.817°N 5.650°E / 37.817; 5.650 (German submarine U-371)
U-374  Kriegsmarine 12 January 1942 A Type VIIC U-boat that was torpedoed by HMS Unbeaten south of Bova Marina, Italy. 37°30′N 16°00′E / 37.50°N 16.00°E / 37.50; 16.00 (German submarine U-374)
U-443  Kriegsmarine 23 February 1943 A Type VIIC U-boat that was sunk by British destroyers northwest of Algiers, Algeria. 36°55′N 2°25′E / 36.917°N 2.417°E / 36.917; 2.417 (German submarine U-443)
U-557  Kriegsmarine 16 December 1941 A Type VIIC U-boat that was rammed by the Italian torpedo boat Orione west of Crete. 35°19′N 23°11′E / 35.31°N 23.19°E / 35.31; 23.19 (German submarine U-557)
UB-52  Kaiserliche Marine 23 May 1918 A Type UB III U-boat that was sunk by HMS H4 northwest of Durrës, Albania. 41°36′N 18°52′E / 41.600°N 18.867°E / 41.600; 18.867 (SM UB-52)
UB-53  Kaiserliche Marine 3 August 1918 A Type UB III U-boat that was sunk by mines in the Strait of Otranto. 39°40′N 18°40′E / 39.667°N 18.667°E / 39.667; 18.667 (SM UB-53)
UB-66  Kaiserliche Marine 18 January 1918 A Type UB III U-boat that was sunk by HMS Campanula off Euboea, Greece. 38°30′N 24°25′E / 38.500°N 24.417°E / 38.500; 24.417 (SM UB-66)
UB-68  Kaiserliche Marine 4 October 1918 A Type UB III U-boat that was sunk northeast of Misrata, Libya. 33°56′N 16°20′E / 33.933°N 16.333°E / 33.933; 16.333 (SM UB-68)
UB-69  Kaiserliche Marine 9 January 1918 A Type UB III U-boat that was sunk by HMS Cyclamen northeast of Tunis, Tunisia. 37°30′N 10°38′E / 37.500°N 10.633°E / 37.500; 10.633 (SM UB-69)
HMS Union  Royal Navy 20 July 1941 A U-class submarine that was sunk by the Italian torpedo boat Circe southwest of Pantelleria. 36°27′23″N 11°42′21″E / 36.45639°N 11.70583°E / 36.45639; 11.70583 (HMS Union (N56))
SS Verona  United Kingdom 11 May 1918 A passenger ship that was torpedoed by UC-52 east of Syracuse, Sicily. 37°04′N 16°19′E / 37.067°N 16.317°E / 37.067; 16.317 (SS Verona (1908))
RMS Viceroy of India  United Kingdom November 1942 An ocean liner and troopship that was torpedoed by U-407 about 30 nautical miles (56 km) north of Oran, Algeria. 36°26′N 0°24′W / 36.433°N 0.400°W / 36.433; -0.400 (RMS Viceroy of India)
HMS Victoria  Royal Navy 22 June 1893 A Victoria-class battleship that was accidentally rammed by HMS Camperdown off Tripoli, Lebanon.
SS Volo  United Kingdom 28 December 1941 A cargo ship that was torpedoed by U-75 about 45 nautical miles (83 km) northwest of Mersa Matruh, Egypt. 31°45′N 26°48′E / 31.750°N 26.800°E / 31.750; 26.800 (SS Volo)
Waitemata  New Zealand 14 July 1918 A cargo ship that was torpedoed by UB-105 north of Tobruk, Libya. 33°21′N 24°10′E / 33.350°N 24.167°E / 33.350; 24.167 (Waitemata (ship))
Arno  Marina Militare 10 September 1940 A hospital ship that was sunk by British aircraft about 40 nautical miles (74 km) northeast of Tobruk, Libya. 33°14′N 23°23′E / 33.233°N 23.383°E / 33.233; 23.383 (Arno)
HMAS Waterhen  Royal Australian Navy 30 June 1941 A W-class destroyer that was sunk by German and Italian dive bombers off Sallum, Egypt. 32°15′N 25°20′E / 32.250°N 25.333°E / 32.250; 25.333 (HMAS Waterhen (D22))
HMS Welshman  Royal Navy 1 February 1943 An Abdiel-class minelayer that was torpedoed by U-617 east of Tobruk, Libya. 32°12′N 24°52′E / 32.200°N 24.867°E / 32.200; 24.867 (HMS Welshman (M84))
HMS Wryneck  Royal Navy 27 April 1941 An Admiralty W-class destroyer that was sunk by German aircraft 20 nautical miles (37 km) east of Cape Maleas, Greece. 36°30′N 23°34′E / 36.500°N 23.567°E / 36.500; 23.567 (HMS Wryneck (D21))
Zara  Marina Militare 29 March 1941 An Zara-class cruiser that was sunk by British battleships in the Battle of Cape Matapan. 35°20′N 20°57′E / 35.333°N 20.950°E / 35.333; 20.950 (Italian cruiser Zara)
HMS Zulu  Royal Navy 14 September 1942 A Tribal-class destroyer that was sunk by Italian aircraft northwest of Alexandria, Egypt. 32°0′N 28°56′E / 32.000°N 28.933°E / 32.000; 28.933 (HMS Zulu (F18))

Mid-Atlantic[edit]

North Channel[edit]

Ship Flag Sunk date Notes Coordinates
HMS Bayano  Royal Navy 11 March 1915 An auxiliary cruiser that was torpedoed by U-27. 55°3.0348′N 05°26.0976′W / 55.0505800°N 5.4349600°W / 55.0505800; -5.4349600 (HMS Bayano (1913))
SS Dettifoss  Iceland 21 February 1945 A cargo ship that was torpedoed by U-1064. 55°03′N 5°29′W / 55.050°N 5.483°W / 55.050; -5.483 (SS Dettifoss)
HMS Graph  Royal Navy 20 March 1944 Formerly the German U-boat U-570, served with Royal Navy after being captured in 1941. Ran aground and was wrecked while being towed to the Clyde for scrapping. 55°48′06″N 6°28′30″W / 55.80167°N 6.47500°W / 55.80167; -6.47500 (HMS Graph)
U-680  Royal Navy 28 December 1945 A Type VIIC U-boat that was scuttled as part of Operation Deadlight. 55°24′N 6°29′W / 55.400°N 6.483°W / 55.400; -6.483 (German submarine U-680)
U-968  Royal Navy 29 November 1945 A Type VIIC U-boat that was scuttled as part of Operation Deadlight. 55°24′N 06°22′W / 55.400°N 6.367°W / 55.400; -6.367 (German submarine U-968)
UB-82  Kaiserliche Marine 17 April 1918 A Type UB III U-boat that was sunk by HMS Pilot Me and HMS Young Fred. 55°13′N 5°55′W / 55.217°N 5.917°W / 55.217; -5.917 (SM UB-82)

North Sea[edit]

Ship Flag Sunk date Notes Coordinates
HMS Amphion  Royal Navy 6 August 1914 An Active-class scout cruiser that ran into a minefield. 52°07′N 2°22′E / 52.11°N 2.36°E / 52.11; 2.36 (HMS Amphion (1911))
HMS Ardent  Royal Navy 1 June 1916 An Acasta-class destroyer that was sunk by SMS Westfalen in the Battle of Jutland. 56°42′N 5°52′E / 56.700°N 5.867°E / 56.700; 5.867 (HMS Ardent (1913))
HMS Ariel  Royal Navy 2 August 1918 An Acheron-class destroyer that struck a mine east of Heligoland, Germany. 54°10′N 8°4′E / 54.167°N 8.067°E / 54.167; 8.067 (HMS Ariel (1911))
Bourbon Dolphin  Norway 15 April 2007 An anchor handling tug supply vessel that capsized off Shetland, Scotland. 59°55′50″N 0°26′22″W / 59.9305°N 0.439333°W / 59.9305; -0.439333 (Bourbon Dolphin)
HMS Coquette  Royal Navy 7 March 1916 A D-class destroyer that hit a mine east of Clacton-on-Sea, England. 51°45′N 01°30′E / 51.750°N 1.500°E / 51.750; 1.500 (HMS Coquette (1897))
HMS Cressy  Royal Navy 22 September 1914 A Cressy-class armored cruiser that was sunk by U-9 in the Action of 22 September 1914. 52°15′01″N 3°40′08″E / 52.25028°N 3.66889°E / 52.25028; 3.66889 (HMS Cressy (1899))
SS Deutschland  German Empire 6 December 1875 A steamship that ran aground in a blizzard on a shoal 25 nautical miles (46 km) off Harwich, England. 51°40′00″N 01°37′00″E / 51.66667°N 1.61667°E / 51.66667; 1.61667 (SS Deutschland (1866))
HMS Daring  Royal Navy 18 February 1940 A D-class destroyer that was torpedoed by U-23. 58°39′N 01°40′W / 58.650°N 1.667°W / 58.650; -1.667 (HMS Daring (H16))
Doris  French Navy 9 May 1940 A Circé-class submarine that was torpedoed by U-9 about 30 nautical miles (56 km) off Den Helder, Netherlands. 52°47.36′N 3°49.16′E / 52.78933°N 3.81933°E / 52.78933; 3.81933 (French submarine Doris (Q 135))
HMS Dunoon  Royal Navy 30 April 1940 A Hunt-class minesweeper that struck a mine off Great Yarmouth, England. 52°45′N 2°23′E / 52.750°N 2.383°E / 52.750; 2.383 (HMS Dunoon (J52))
HMS Esk  Royal Navy 31 August 1940 An E-class destroyer that ran into a minefield north of Texel, Netherlands. 53°26′36″N 03°48′00″E / 53.44333°N 3.80000°E / 53.44333; 3.80000 (HMS Esk (H15))
HMS Exmouth  Royal Navy 21 January 1940 An E-class destroyer that was torpedoed by U-22 in the Moray Firth. 58°18′N 2°25′W / 58.300°N 2.417°W / 58.300; -2.417 (HMS Exmouth (H02))
HMS Falcon  Royal Navy 1 April 1918 A C-class destroyer that collided with HMS John Fitzgerald about 18 nautical miles (33 km) southeast of Flamborough Head, England.
HMS G9  Royal Navy 16 September 1917 A G-class submarine that was rammed by HMS Pasley 70 nautical miles (130 km) northwest of Bergen, Norway. 61°00′N 3°20′E / 61.000°N 3.333°E / 61.000; 3.333 (HMS G9)
HMS Gala  Royal Navy 28 April 1908 A River-class destroyer that collided with HMS Attentive near Harwich, England.
SMS Greif  Kaiserliche Marine 29 February 1916 A merchant raider that was attacked by SS Alcantara and scuttled. 61°45′N 1°10′E / 61.750°N 1.167°E / 61.750; 1.167 (SMS Greif (auxiliary cruiser))
HMS Grenville  Royal Navy 19 January 1940 A G-class destroyer that struck a mine northeast of Broadstairs, England. 51°39′N 02°17′E / 51.650°N 2.283°E / 51.650; 2.283 (HMS Grenville (H03))
HMS Gurkha  Royal Navy 9 April 1940 A Tribal-class destroyer that was sunk by German bombers southwest of Bergen, Norway. 59°13′0″N 4°0′0″E / 59.21667°N 4.00000°E / 59.21667; 4.00000 (HMS Gurkha (F20))
MT Gustaf E. Reuter  Sweden 27 November 1939 A tanker that was torpedoed by U-48 about 14 nautical miles (26 km) northwest of Fair Isle, Scotland. 59°38′N 02°03′W / 59.633°N 2.050°W / 59.633; -2.050 (MT Gustaf E. Reuter)
HMS Invincible  Royal Navy 31 May 1916 An Invincible-class battlecruiser that was sunk by SMS Lützow and SMS Derfflinger in the Battle of Jutland. 57°02′40″N 6°07′15″E / 57.04444°N 6.12083°E / 57.04444; 6.12083 (HMS Invincible (1907))
HMS Itchen  Royal Navy 6 July 1917 A River-class destroyer that was torpedoed by UC-44. 58°35′N 00°45′W / 58.583°N 0.750°W / 58.583; -0.750 (HMS Itchen (1903))
HMS Ivanhoe  Royal Navy 1 September 1940 An I-class destroyer that struck a mine and was scuttled. 53°26′42″N 03°45′24″E / 53.44500°N 3.75667°E / 53.44500; 3.75667 (HMS Ivanhoe (D16))
HMS K1  Royal Navy 18 November 1917 A K-class submarine that was scuttled after a collision with HMS Blonde. 56°20′20″N 5°43′50″E / 56.33889°N 5.73056°E / 56.33889; 5.73056 (HMS K1)
USS Kerwood  United States Navy 12 December 1919 A cargo ship that struck a mine 20 nautical miles (37 km) north of Terschelling, Netherlands.
Leipzig  Royal Navy 16 December 1946 A Leipzig-class light cruiser that was scuttled with a cargo of gas munitions. 57°53′N 6°13′E / 57.883°N 6.217°E / 57.883; 6.217 (German cruiser Leipzig)
SS Linda  Estonia 11 February 1940 A cargo ship that was torpedoed by U-9. 58°15′N 1°54′E / 58.250°N 1.900°E / 58.250; 1.900 (SS Linda (1899))
HMS Mary Rose  Royal Navy 17 October 1917 An Admiralty M-class destroyer that was sunk by SMS Brummer and SMS Bremse about 70 nautical miles (130 km) east of Lerwick, Shetland Islands.
SS Narva  United Kingdom 22 December 1957 A cargo ship that foundered 180 nautical miles (330 km) east of Aberdeen, Scotland. 57°28′N 3°00′E / 57.467°N 3.000°E / 57.467; 3.000 (SS Narva)
HMS Nottingham  Royal Navy 19 August 1916 A Town-class light cruiser that was torpedoed by U-52 about 120 nautical miles (220 km) southeast of the Firth of Forth, Scotland. 55°28′54″N 0°11′30″E / 55.48167°N 0.19167°E / 55.48167; 0.19167 (HMS Nottingham (1913))
HNLMS O 22  Royal Netherlands Navy November 1940 An O 21-class submarine that was lost southwest of Stavanger, Norway. The wreck was rediscovered in 1993. 57°55′N 5°31′E / 57.917°N 5.517°E / 57.917; 5.517 (HNLMS O 22)
SS Oslo  United Kingdom 21 August 1917 A passenger ship that was torpedoed by U-87 15 nautical miles (28 km) ExN of the Out Skerries, Shetland.
HMS Recruit  Royal Navy 1 May 1915 A C-class destroyer that was torpedoed by UB-6.
HMS Shark  Royal Navy 6 July 1940 An S-class submarine that sank under tow after being bombed by German aircraft. 58°18′N 5°13′E / 58.300°N 5.217°E / 58.300; 5.217 (HMS Shark (54S))
HMS Spearfish  Royal Navy 1 August 1940 An S-class submarine that was sunk by U-34 off the Norwegian coast. 57°50′N 11°00′E / 57.833°N 11.000°E / 57.833; 11.000 (HMS Spearfish (69S))
HMS Starfish  Royal Navy 9 January 1940 An S-class submarine that was attacked by a German destroyer and scuttled. 55°00′N 7°10′E / 55.000°N 7.167°E / 55.000; 7.167 (HMS Starfish (19S))
USS Stockton  United States Navy 23 October 1940 A Caldwell-class destroyer that was beached off Fidra, Scotland, and sunk as a target. 56°03′N 0°45′W / 56.050°N 0.750°W / 56.050; -0.750 (USS Stockton (DD-73))
HMS Strongbow  Royal Navy 17 October 1917 An R-class destroyer that was scuttled after taking damage from SMS Bremse and SMS Brummer about 70 nautical miles (130 km) east of Lerwick, Scotland.
HMS Sunfish  Royal Navy 27 July 1944 An S-class submarine that was accidentally sunk by an RAF bomber. 54°28′N 7°11′E / 54.467°N 7.183°E / 54.467; 7.183 (HMS Sunfish (81S))
USS Swasey  United States Navy 26 November 1940 A Clemson-class destroyer that was sunk by a mine while under tow. 56°29′N 0°57′W / 56.483°N 0.950°W / 56.483; -0.950 (USS Swasey (DD-273))
SS Tubantia  Netherlands 16 March 1916 An ocean liner that was torpedoed by UB-13 about 50 nautical miles (93 km) off the Dutch coast. 51°49′N 2°50′E / 51.817°N 2.833°E / 51.817; 2.833 (SS Tubantia)
U-12  Kaiserliche Marine 10 March 1915 A Type U 9 U-boat that was sunk by British destroyers about 25 nautical miles (46 km) from Eyemouth, Scotland. 56°15′N 1°56′W / 56.250°N 1.933°W / 56.250; -1.933 (SM U-12 (Germany))
U-15  Kriegsmarine 30 January 1940 A Type IIB U-boat that was accidentally rammed by the Iltis in the Broad Fourteens. 54°24′N 7°50′E / 54.400°N 7.833°E / 54.400; 7.833 (German submarine U-15 (1936))
U-25  Kriegsmarine 1 August 1940 A Type 1A U-boat that struck a mine north of Terschelling, Netherlands. 54°14′N 5°7′E / 54.233°N 5.117°E / 54.233; 5.117 (German submarine U-25 (1936))
U-35  Kriegsmarine 29 November 1939 A Type VIIA U-boat that was attacked by British destroyers and scuttled. 60°53′N 02°47′E / 60.883°N 2.783°E / 60.883; 2.783 (German submarine U-35 (1936))
U-36  Kriegsmarine 4 December 1939 A Type VIIA U-boat that was torpedoed by HMS Salmon near Wilhelmshaven. 57°00′N 5°02′E / 57.000°N 5.033°E / 57.000; 5.033 (German submarine U-36 (1936))
U-40  Kaiserliche Marine 23 June 1915 A Type U 31 U-boat that was torpedoed by HMS C24 about 40 nautical miles (74 km) from Eyemouth, Scotland.
U-44  Kriegsmarine 13 March 1940 A Type IXA U-boat that struck a mine off the coast of the Netherlands. 54°14′N 5°07′E / 54.233°N 5.117°E / 54.233; 5.117 (German submarine U-44 (1939))
U-63  Kriegsmarine 25 February 1940 A Type IIC U-boat that was sunk by British ships south of Shetland, Scotland. 58°40′N 00°10′W / 58.667°N 0.167°W / 58.667; -0.167 (German submarine U-63 (1939))
U-251  Kriegsmarine 19 April 1945 A Type VIIC U-boat that was sunk by British and Norwegian aircraft in the Kattegat. 56°37′N 11°51′E / 56.617°N 11.850°E / 56.617; 11.850 (German submarine U-251)
U-309  Kriegsmarine 16 February 1945 A Type VIIC U-boat that was sunk by HMCS Saint John in the Moray Firth. 58°09′N 02°23′W / 58.150°N 2.383°W / 58.150; -2.383 (German submarine U-309)
U-319  Kriegsmarine 15 July 1944 A Type VIIC/41 U-boat that was sunk by a British aircraft southwest of Lindesnes, Norway. 57°40′N 05°00′E / 57.667°N 5.000°E / 57.667; 5.000 (German submarine U-319)
U-1232  Royal Navy 4 March 1946 A Type IXC/40 U-boat that sank under tow. 54°11′N 07°24′E / 54.183°N 7.400°E / 54.183; 7.400 (German submarine U-1232)
U-1274  Kriegsmarine 16 April 1945 A Type VIIC/41 U-boat that was sunk by HMS Viceroy east of the Farne Islands, England. 55°36′N 01°24′W / 55.600°N 1.400°W / 55.600; -1.400 (German submarine U-1274)
UB-4  Kaiserliche Marine 15 August 1915 A Type UB 1 U-boat that was sunk by the Inverlyon. 52°43′N 2°18′E / 52.717°N 2.300°E / 52.717; 2.300 (SM UB-4)
UB-16  Kaiserliche Marine 10 May 1918 A Type UB I U-boat that was torpedoed by HMS E34. 52°6′N 2°1′E / 52.100°N 2.017°E / 52.100; 2.017 (SM UB-16)
UB-54  Kaiserliche Marine 11 March 1918 A Type UB III U-boat that was sunk by British destroyers off Norfolk. 53°15′N 0°45′E / 53.250°N 0.750°E / 53.250; 0.750 (SM UB-54)
UB-57  Kaiserliche Marine 14 August 1918 A Type UB III U-boat that was sunk by a mine. 51°56′N 02°02′E / 51.933°N 2.033°E / 51.933; 2.033 (SM UB-57)
UB-63  Kaiserliche Marine 28 January 1918 A Type UB III U-boat that was sunk by HMS W.S. Bailey and HMS Fort George. 56°10′N 2°0′E / 56.167°N 2.000°E / 56.167; 2.000 (SM UB-63)
UB-75  Kaiserliche Marine 10 December 1917 A Type UB III U-boat that hit a mine east of Flamborough Head, Yorkshire. 54°5′N 0°10′E / 54.083°N 0.167°E / 54.083; 0.167 (SM UB-75)
UB-83  Kaiserliche Marine 10 September 1918 A Type UB III U-boat that was sunk by HMS Ophelia. 58°28′N 1°50′W / 58.467°N 1.833°W / 58.467; -1.833 (SM UB-83)
UB-88  Kaiserliche Marine 16 October 1918 A Type UB III U-boat that was torpedoed by HMS L12 north of Skagen, Denmark. 57°55′N 10°27′E / 57.917°N 10.450°E / 57.917; 10.450 (SM UB-90)
UC-30  Kaiserliche Marine 21 April 1917 A Type UC II U-boat that struck a mine about 66 nautical miles (122 km) west of Nymindegab, Denmark. 55°49′N 06°12′E / 55.817°N 6.200°E / 55.817; 6.200 (SM UC-30)
UC-71  Kaiserliche Marine 20 February 1919 A Type UC II U-boat that sank off Heligoland, Germany. 54°10′N 7°54′E / 54.167°N 7.900°E / 54.167; 7.900 (SM UC-71)
HMS Undine  Royal Navy 7 January 1940 A U-class submarine that was attacked by German minesweepers and scuttled. 54°5′53″N 7°24′17″E / 54.09806°N 7.40472°E / 54.09806; 7.40472 (HMS Undine (N48))
SMS Vulkan  Royal Navy 6 April 1919 A salvage tug that was surrendered to British forces and sank under tow. 54°54′N 06°18′E / 54.900°N 6.300°E / 54.900; 6.300 (SMS Vulkan)
SMS Wiesbaden  Kaiserliche Marine 1 June 1916 A Wiesbaden-class light cruiser that was sunk in the Battle of Jutland. 57°01′N 5°53′E / 57.017°N 5.883°E / 57.017; 5.883 (SMS Wiesbaden)
SS Yarmouth  United Kingdom 27 October 1908 A cargo ship that foundered southeast of Dunwich, England. 52°00′06″N 2°07′00″E / 52.00167°N 2.11667°E / 52.00167; 2.11667 (SS Yarmouth (1903))

Norwegian Sea[edit]

Ship Flag Sunk date Notes Coordinates
HMS Acasta  Royal Navy 8 June 1940 An A-class destroyer that was sunk by Scharnhorst and Gneisenau. 68°45′N 4°30′E / 68.75°N 4.5°E / 68.75; 4.5 (HMS Acasta (H09))
Adolf Vinnen  Kriegsmarine 23 October 1940 A weather ship that was sunk by British ships northwest of Selje, Norway. 62°29′N 4°23′E / 62.483°N 4.383°E / 62.483; 4.383 (German weather ship WBS 5 Adolf Vinnen)
HMS Afridi  Royal Navy 3 May 1940 A Tribal-class destroyer that was sunk by German aircraft. 66°14′N 5°45′E / 66.233°N 5.750°E / 66.233; 5.750 (HMS Afridi (F07))
HMS Ardent  Royal Navy 8 June 1940 An A-class destroyer that was sunk by Scharnhorst and Gneisenau. 68°45′N 4°30′E / 68.750°N 4.500°E / 68.750; 4.500 (HMS Ardent (H41))
HMS Glorious  Royal Navy 8 June 1940 A Courageous-class battleship that was sunk by Scharnhorst and Gneisenau. 68°38′N 03°50′E / 68.633°N 3.833°E / 68.633; 3.833 (HMS Glorious)
HMS Glowworm  Royal Navy 8 April 1940 A G-class destroyer that was sunk by the Admiral Hipper off Norway. 64°27′N 6°28′E / 64.450°N 6.467°E / 64.450; 6.467 (HMS Glowworm (92))
Hessen  Kriegsmarine 7 May 1965 A weather ship that probably sunk due to ice damage. 64°40′N 00°30′E / 64.667°N 0.500°E / 64.667; 0.500 (German weather ship WBS 11 Hessen)
USS Howick Hall  United States Navy 28 March 1942 A cargo ship that was sunk by German bombers south of Bear Island. 72°40′N 20°20′E / 72.667°N 20.333°E / 72.667; 20.333 (USS Howick Hall (ID-1303))
HMT Juniper  Royal Navy 8 June 1940 A Tree-class naval trawler that was sunk by Admiral Hipper off the coast of Norway. 67°20′N 4°10′E / 67.333°N 4.167°E / 67.333; 4.167 (HMT Juniper (T123))
K-278 Komsomolets  Soviet Navy 7 April 1989 A Soviet nuclear submarine, which caught fire and sank with two nuclear weapons and two nuclear reactors still on board. 73°43′18″N 13°16′54″E / 73.72167°N 13.28167°E / 73.72167; 13.28167 (Soviet submarine K-278 Komsomolets)
HMS Kite  Royal Navy 21 August 1944 A Black Swan-class sloop that was torpedoed by U-344. 73°01′N 3°57′E / 73.017°N 3.950°E / 73.017; 3.950 (HMS Kite (U87))
HMS Mahratta  Royal Navy 25 February 1944 An M-class destroyer that was torpedoed by U-990 about 200 nautical miles (370 km) west of North Cape, Norway. 71°17′N 13°30′E / 71.283°N 13.500°E / 71.283; 13.500 (HMS Mahratta (G23))
SS Orizaba  Nazi Germany 26 February 1940 A cargo ship that ran aground north of Troms, Norway. 70°40′01″N 20°58′59″E / 70.667°N 20.983°E / 70.667; 20.983 (SS Orizaba (1939))
SS Prins Olav  Norway 9 June 1940 A passenger and cargo steamship that was sunk by German bombers off the coast of Norway. 67°07′N 01°00′E / 67.117°N 1.000°E / 67.117; 1.000 (SS Prins Olav)
HMS Punjabi  Royal Navy 1 May 1942 A Tribal-class destroyer that collided with HMS King George V in fog. 66°0′N 8°0′W / 66.000°N 8.000°W / 66.000; -8.000 (HMS Punjabi)
U-277  Kriegsmarine 1 May 1944 A Type VIIC U-boat that was sunk by a British aircraft southwest of Bear Island, Norway. 73°24′N 15°32′E / 73.400°N 15.533°E / 73.400; 15.533 (German submarine U-277)
U-292  Kriegsmarine 27 May 1944 A Type VIIC/41 U-boat that was sunk by a British aircraft west of Trondheim, Norway. 62°37′N 00°57′E / 62.617°N 0.950°E / 62.617; 0.950 (German submarine U-292)
U-308  Kriegsmarine 4 June 1943 A Type VIIC U-boat that was torpedoed by HMS Truculent northwest of the Faroe Islands. 64°28′N 03°09′W / 64.467°N 3.150°W / 64.467; -3.150 (German submarine U-308)
U-317  Kriegsmarine 26 June 1944 A Type VIIC/41 U-boat that was sunk by British aircraft northeast of the Shetland Islands. 62°3′N 1°45′E / 62.050°N 1.750°E / 62.050; 1.750 (German submarine U-317)
U-335  Kriegsmarine 3 August 1942 A Type VIIC U-boat that was sunk by HMS Saracen northeast of the Faroe Islands. 62°48′N 00°12′W / 62.800°N 0.200°W / 62.800; -0.200 (German submarine U-335)
U-344  Kriegsmarine 22 August 1944 A Type VIIC U-boat that was sunk by a British aircraft northwest of Bear Island. 74°54′N 15°26′E / 74.900°N 15.433°E / 74.900; 15.433 (German submarine U-344)
U-347  Kriegsmarine 17 July 1944 A Type VIIC U-boat that was sunk by a British aircraft west of Narvik, Norway. 68°36′N 08°33′E / 68.600°N 8.550°E / 68.600; 8.550 (German submarine U-347)
U-360  Kriegsmarine 2 April 1944 A Type VIIC U-boat that was sunk by HMS Keppel southwest of Bear Island. 72°28′N 13°04′E / 72.467°N 13.067°E / 72.467; 13.067 (German submarine U-360)
U-361  Kriegsmarine 17 July 1944 A Type VIIC U-boat that was sunk by a British aircraft west of Narvik, Norway. 68°35′N 06°00′E / 68.583°N 6.000°E / 68.583; 6.000 (German submarine U-361)
U-412  Kriegsmarine 22 October 1942 A Type VIIC U-boat that was sunk by a British aircraft northeast of the Faroe Islands. 63°55′N 00°24′E / 63.917°N 0.400°E / 63.917; 0.400 (German submarine U-412)
U-423  Kriegsmarine 17 June 1944 A Type VIIC U-boat that was sunk by a Norwegian aircraft northeast of the Faroe Islands. 63°06′N 02°05′E / 63.100°N 2.083°E / 63.100; 2.083 (German submarine U-423)
U-476  Kriegsmarine 25 May 1944 A Type VIIC U-boat that was attacked by a British aircraft and scuttled by U-990 northwest of Trondheim. 65°08′N 04°53′E / 65.133°N 4.883°E / 65.133; 4.883 (German submarine U-476)
U-477  Kriegsmarine 3 June 1944 A Type VIIC U-boat that was sunk by a Canadian aircraft west of Trondheim, Norway. 63°59′N 01°37′E / 63.983°N 1.617°E / 63.983; 1.617 (German submarine U-447)
U-478  Kriegsmarine 30 June 1944 A Type VIIC U-boat that was sunk by Allied aircraft northeast of the Faroe Islands. 63°27′N 00°50′W / 63.450°N 0.833°W / 63.450; -0.833 (German submarine U-478)
U-601  Kriegsmarine 25 February 1944 A Type VIIC U-boat that was sunk by a British aircraft northwest of Narvik, Norway. 70°26′N 12°40′E / 70.433°N 12.667°E / 70.433; 12.667 (German submarine U-601)
U-644  Kriegsmarine 7 April 1943 A Type VIIC U-boat that was torpedoed by HMS Tuna southeast of Jan Mayen. 69°38′N 5°40′W / 69.633°N 5.667°W / 69.633; -5.667 (German submarine U-644)
U-674  Kriegsmarine 2 May 1944 A Type VIIC U-boat that was sunk by a British aircraft. 70°32′N 4°37′E / 70.533°N 4.617°E / 70.533; 4.617 (German submarine U-674)
U-675  Kriegsmarine 24 May 1944 A Type VIIC U-boat that was sunk by a British aircraft. 62°27′N 03°04′E / 62.450°N 3.067°E / 62.450; 3.067 (German submarine U-675)
U-713  Kriegsmarine 24 February 1944 A Type VIIC U-boat that was sunk by HMS Keppel. 69°27′N 4°53′E / 69.450°N 4.883°E / 69.450; 4.883 (German submarine U-713)
U-715  Kriegsmarine 13 June 1944 A Type VIIC U-boat that was sunk by a Canadian aircraft. 62°55′N 2°59′W / 62.917°N 2.983°W / 62.917; -2.983 (German submarine U-715)
U-867  Kriegsmarine 19 September 1944 A Type IXC U-boat that was sunk by a British aircraft northwest of Bergen, Norway. 62°15′N 01°50′E / 62.250°N 1.833°E / 62.250; 1.833 (German submarine U-867)
U-961  Kriegsmarine 29 March 1944 A Type VIIC U-boat that was sunk by HMS Starling and HMS Wild Goose 150 nautical miles (280 km) north of the Faroe Islands.
U-973  Kriegsmarine 6 March 1944 A Type VIIC U-boat that was sunk by British aircraft off the coast of Norway. 70°40′N 5°48′E / 70.667°N 5.800°E / 70.667; 5.800 (German submarine U-973)
U-989  Kriegsmarine 14 February 1945 A Type VIIC U-boat that was sunk by British ships north of Shetland. 61°36′N 01°35′W / 61.600°N 1.583°W / 61.600; -1.583 (German submarine U-989)
U-990  Kriegsmarine 25 May 1944 A Type VIIC U-boat that was sunk by a British aircraft north of Veiholmen, Norway. 65°05′N 07°28′E / 65.083°N 7.467°E / 65.083; 7.467 (German submarine U-990)

South Atlantic[edit]

Ship Flag Sunk date Notes Coordinates
MV Atlantic Conveyor  United Kingdom 28 May 1982 A roll-on, roll-off container ship owned by Cunard. Hit by two Argentine air-launched missiles on the 25 May with the loss of 12 crew including the captain. Sank three days later while under tow. 50°40′S 54°28′W / 50.667°S 54.467°W / -50.667; -54.467 (MV Atlantic Conveyor)

HMS Antelope

 Royal Navy 24 May 1982 A Type 21 frigate struck by an Argentine 1000lb bomb on the 23 May. The bomb later exploded while an attempt was being made to defuse it, killing one. The explosion, together with a subsequent fire and multiple explosions of on-board munitions caused catastrophic damage. The vessel sank the next day. 51°33′3″S 59°3′30″W / 51.55083°S 59.05833°W / -51.55083; -59.05833 (HMS Antelope)
HMS Ardent  Royal Navy 22 May 1982 A Type 21 frigate. Caught fire and was abandoned after multiple bomb hits from three waves of Argentine aircraft on 21 May; sank in shallow water the next day. 51°39′38″S 59°8′12″W / 51.66056°S 59.13667°W / -51.66056; -59.13667 (HMS Ardent)
HMS Coventry  Royal Navy 25 May 1982 A Type 42 destroyer. Hit by three bombs dropped by an Argentine A-4 Skyhawk; two exploded. The ship capsized and sank 20 minutes later with the loss of 19 crew. 51°3′36″S 59°42′12″W / 51.06000°S 59.70333°W / -51.06000; -59.70333 (HMS Coventry)
RFA Darkdale  Royal Fleet Auxiliary 22 October 1941 A Dale-class oil tanker that was torpedoed by U-68 while anchored at Jamestown, Saint Helena.
ARA General Belgrano  Argentine Navy 2 May 1982 A Brooklyn-class cruiser of the Argentine Navy. Sunk by the Royal Navy submarine Conqueror during the Falklands War with the loss of 323 crew. 55°24′S 61°32′W / 55.400°S 61.533°W / -55.400; -61.533 (ARA General Belgrano)
SMS Gneisenau  Kaiserliche Marine 8 December 1914 German Scharnhorst-class cruiser sunk during the World War 1 Battle of the Falkland Islands. 52°29′58″S 56°9′59″W / 52.49944°S 56.16639°W / -52.49944; -56.16639 (SMS Gneisenau)
SS Imo  Norway 30 November 1921 Ran aground at Cape Carysfort on the East Falkland because the helmsman was incapacitated due to drunkenness. 51°24′49.68″S 57°51′14.4″W / 51.4138000°S 57.854000°W / -51.4138000; -57.854000 (SS Imo)
ARA Isla de los Estados  Argentine Navy 11 May 1982 Argentine naval supply ship. Sunk after shellfire from HMS Alacrity caused her cargo of fuel and munitions to explode. Only two of the 24 crew survived. 51°42′3″S 59°29′22″W / 51.70083°S 59.48944°W / -51.70083; -59.48944 (ARA Isla de los Estados)
SMS Nürnberg (1906)  Kaiserliche Marine 8 December 1914 German Königsberg-class light cruiser sunk during the World War 1 Battle of the Falkland Islands with the loss of all but five of the crew 53°28′S 55°4′W / 53.467°S 55.067°W / -53.467; -55.067 (SMS Nürnberg)
MV Monte Cervantes  Weimar Republic 23 January 1930 German cruise liner. Sank in the Beagle Channel near Tierra del Fuego after striking an uncharted rock. All 1200 passengers and 350 crew were saved, with the exception of the ship's captain
SMS Scharnhorst  Kaiserliche Marine 8 December 1914 German Scharnhorst-class cruiser sunk during the World War 1 Battle of the Falkland Islands. 52°29′58″S 56°9′59″W / 52.49944°S 56.16639°W / -52.49944; -56.16639 (SMS Scharnhorst)
HMS Sheffield  Royal Navy 10 May 1982 Type 42 destroyer. Was badly damaged by an Argentine air-launched missile on 4 May 1982 during the Falklands War; foundered six days later while under tow. 53°04′S 56°56′W / 53.067°S 56.933°W / -53.067; -56.933 (HMS Sheffield)
RFA Sir Galahad  Royal Fleet Auxiliary 21 June 1982 Hit by two or three 500lb bombs dropped by Argentine aircraft on 8 June 1982; scuttled on 21 June. 51°50′28″S 58°12′40″W / 51.841°S 58.211°W / -51.841; -58.211 (RFA Sir Galahad)

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