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  1. Option 3.
  2. April 5 1941 U-76 (Kriegsmarine Type VIIB submarine): Depth charged and sunk in the Atlantic Ocean south of Iceland by HMS Scarborough and HMS Wolverine. 1942 The Battle of Ceylon (AKA Operation 'C' and the Easter Sunday Raid): Following the fall of Singapore, Ceylon became the home of the British Eastern Fleet. To disrupt British operations in the Indian Ocean and to ensure Imperial Japanese operations in Burma need not fear, the Kido Butai came calling... HMS Cornwall (RN County-class, Kent subclass heavy cruiser): Bombed and sunk in the Indian Ocean southwest of Ceylon by Imperial Japanese aircraft. HMS Dorsetshire (RN County-class, Norfolk subclass heavy cruiser): Bombed and sunk in the Indian Ocean southwest of Ceylon by Imperial Japanese aircraft. HMS Hector (RN armed merchant cruiser): Bombed and sunk at Colombo, Ceylon by Japanese aircraft. HMS Tenedos (RN S-class destroyer): Bombed and sunk at Colombo by Imperial Japanese aircraft. *** HMS Abingdon (RN Hunt-class minesweeper): Bombed by Italian aircraft at Malta. She was beached and abandoned after being declared a total loss. HMS Gallant (RN G-class destroyer): Bombed and and beached at Valletta. She was already under repair from loosing her bow to a mine on 10 January 1941 and was deemed beyond economical repair. She was refloated and sunk as a blockship in September, 1943. RT-61 (Soviet Navy trawler): Bombed and sunk at Murmansk by Luftwaffe aircraft. 1943 U-635 (Kriegsmarine Type VIIC submarine): Depth charged and sunk in the Atlantic Ocean south east of Cape Farewell, Greenland, by RAF aircraft. 1944 CHa-46 (IJN CHa-1-class auxiliary submarine chaser): Sunk at Wake Island by US Navy aircraft. R-261 (Kriegsmarine Type R-218 minesweeper): Sunk off Boulogne, Pas-de-Calais, France by Allied aircraft. U-455 (Kriegsmarine Type VIIC submarine): Strayed into a German minefield and sank in the Mediterranean sea near Portofino, Italy. Her wreck was discovered in 2005. 1945 Helmi Söhle (Kriegsmarine patrol boat): Sunk in the Kattegat by RAF aircraft. Ro-49 (IJN Type Kaichu (K)6 medium submarine): Depth charged and sunk in the Pacific Ocean off Okinawa by USS Hudson. USS Thornton (USN seaplane tender, a former Clemson-class destroyer): Collided with USS Ashtabula and USS Escalante in the Pacific Ocean off the Ryukyu Islands and was severely damaged. She was beached and abandoned at Keramo Retto on 2 May. U-242 (Kriegsmarine Type VIIC submarine): Struck a mine and sank in St George's Channel. USS S-17 (USN S-class submarine, decommissioned): Sunk as a target. 1946 Operation Dead Duck: More surrendered Imperial Japanese submarines were towed into the East China Sea beyond Sasebo Bay and sunk with explosive charges. I-202 : Type Sen-taka (ST) large high speed submarine. Ro-31 : Type Kai-Toku-Chū (KT) special purpose-medium submarine. She had been decommissioned earlier, on 25 May 1945. Ha-207 : Type Sen-taka sho (STS) small high speed submarine. Ha-210 : Type Sen-taka sho (STS) small high speed submarine. Ha-215 :Type Sen-taka sho (STS) small high speed submarine. She was incomplete. Ha-216 : Type Sen-taka sho (STS) small high speed submarine. Ha-217 : Type Sen-taka sho (STS) small high speed submarine. She was incomplete. Ha-219 : Type Sen-taka sho (STS) small high speed submarine. She was incomplete. Ha-228 : Type Sen-taka sho (STS) small high speed submarine. She was incomplete.
  3. April 4 1941 Giovanni Acerbi (RM Giuseppe Sirtori-class destroyer): Scuttled as a blockship at Massawa. Proussa (Royal Hellenic Navy Kydoniai-class torpedo boat, former SMS Tb 94-F): Bombed and sunk at Corfu by Italian aircraft. HMS Voltaire (RN armed merchant cruiser): Shelled and sunk in the Atlantic Ocean by Thor. 1942 Glavkos (Royal Hellenic Navy Proteus-class submarine): Bombed and sunk at Malta by German aircraft. RT-103 (Soviet Navy trawler): Bombed and sunk at Zyp Navolok by Luftwaffe aircraft. 1943 Altair (Kriegsmarine supply ship): Torpedoed and sunk off Kristiansund, Norway by RAF aircraft. V 1252 (Kriegsmarine Vorpostenboot): Collided with FlJ 27 Schiewenhorst and sank in the North Sea off Borkum. 1944 I-169 (IJN Type Kaidai (KD)6 large fleet submarine): Sunk in a diving accident north-west of Dublon Island, Truk, during a US air raid. She was depth-charged in May to permanently scuttle her. 1945 USS Dickerson (USN high-speed transport, former Wickes-class destroyer): Stripped of salvageable materials and scuttled by gunfire in the Pacific Ocean near Kerama Retto. She had taken two direct kamikaze hits two days earlier. Irben (Kriegsmarine Irben-class minelayer): Sunk off Kiel by American aircraft. Kurt Ramien (Kriegsmarine Este-class auxiliary submarine chaser/trials ship): Sunk on this date. M-802 (Kriegsmarine M 1943-class minesweeper): Bombed and sunk by American aircraft at Kiel. Mokuto (IJN Ukuru-class escort ship): Mined and sunk in the Shimonoseki Strait. R-59 (Kriegsmarine Type R-41 minesweeper): Sunk at Kiel by American aircraft. R 119 (Kriegsmarine minesweeper): Sunk in an American air raid on Kiel. R-261 (Kriegsmarine Type R-218 minesweeper): Sunk at Kiel by American aircraft. U-237 (Kriegsmarine Type VIIC submarine): Bombed and sunk at Kiel in an American air raid. U-749 (Kriegsmarine Type VIIC submarine): Bombed and sunk at Kiel in an American air raid. U-3003 (Kriegsmarine Type XXI submarine): Bombed and sunk at Kiel in an American air raid. 1946 USS S-35 (USN S-class submarine, decommissioned): Sunk off the Hawaiian Islands as a torpedo target.
  4. Given her name is for the Battle of Lexington (and Concord) she'll probably never give the RN a break... and being called a RN ship Fightin' Words. ... Crows are omnivores and will at least eat other things besides carrion. Buzzards (maybe vulture would be more accurate) are carrion eaters.
  5. April 3 1941 HMS Bahram (RN river patrol boat): Struck a mine and sank off Spurn Point, Yorkshire. Cesare Battisti (RM Sauro-class destroyer): Bombed and damaged in the Red Sea by aircraft from HMS Eagle. She was run aground and scuttled. Daniele Manin (RM Sauro-class destroyer): Bombed and sunk in the Red Sea off Port Sudan by aircraft from HMS Eagle. Nazario Sauro (RM Sauro-class destroyer): Bombed and sunk in the Red Sea off Port Sudan by aircraft from HMS Eagle. 1943 CH-13 (IJN submarine chaser): Torpedoed and sunk in the Pacific Ocean east of Honshu by USS Pickerel. 1944 U-288 (Kriegsmarine Type VIIC submarine): Depth charged and sunk in the Barents Sea by aircraft from HMS Activity and HMS Tracker. 1945 Brummer (Kriegsmarine minelayer): Wrecked in a RAF air raid on Kiel, Schleswig-Holstein. Irben (Kriegsmarine Lauting-class mine transport): Sunk at Kiel by Allied aircraft. Manju (IJN Etorofu-class escort ship): Bombed and damaged by USAAF aircraft northeast of Green Island, Hong Kong. She drifted near Stonecutter's Island, Hong Kong before she sank. She was fully refloated on 11 May and towed to Kowloon for repairs, but was unfinished before war's end. USS S-16 (USN S-class submarine, decommissioned): Sunk as a target off Key West, Florida. U-1221 (Kriegsmarine Type IXC/40 submarine): Bombed and sunk at Kiel in an American air raid. U-2542 (Kriegsmarine Type XXI submarine): Bombed and sunk at Kiel in an American air raid. U-3505 (Kriegsmarine Type XXI submarine): Bombed and sunk at Kiel in an American air raid.
  6. April 2 1942 V 1515 Rothienbaum (Kriegsmarine Vorpostenboot): Sunk at Le Havre, Seine-Maritime, France in an allied air raid. She was later raised, repaired and returned to service as M 3857 Rothienbaum. 1943 U-124 (Kriegsmarine Type IXB submarine): Shelled and sunk in the Atlantic Ocean west of Oporto, Portugal by HMS Black Swan and HMS Stonecrop. 1944 U-360 (Kriegsmarine Type VIIC submarine): Depth charged and sunk in the Norwegian Sea southwest of Bear Island, Norway by HMS Keppel. 1945 CD-186 (IJN Type D escort ship): Sunk in the East China Sea south west of Amami Ōshima by United States Navy aircraft from Task Force 58. Tama Maru (IJN auxiliary submarine chaser): Torpedoed and sunk in the Yellow Sea by USS Sea Devil. U-321 (Kriegsmarine Type VIIC/41 submarine): Depth charged and sunk in the Atlantic Ocean south west of Ireland by RAF aircraft. UJ 1011 (Kriegsmarine auxiliary submarine chaser): Sunk by Soviet aircraft.
  7. April 1 1941 Leone (RM Leone-class destroyer): Ran aground off Massawa, Italian Eritrea. She was scuttled by shellfire from Pantera and Tigre. 1942 Giovanni delle Bande Nere (RM Giussano-class light cruiser): Torpedoed and sunk in the Mediterranean Sea off Stromboli by HMS Urge. HMS P36 (RN U-class submarine): Bombed and sunk at Malta by Italian aircraft. She was later raised and scrapped. HMS Pandora (RN P-class submarine, former HMS Python): Bombed and sunk at the Valetta Dockyard, Malta by Italian aircraft. She was raised in 1943 but not repaired. HMT Solomon (RN naval trawler): Struck a mine and sank in the North Sea off Cromer, Norfolk. UJ 1203 Heinrich Günther (Kriegsmarine naval trawler): Struck a mine and sunk off Pien, Tytursaari in the Gulf of Finland. 1943 Lubiana (RM Beograd-class destroyer, former Ljubljana): Sank off Tunisia, either by RAF aircraft, or by running aground in heavy seas. 1944 UJ 2127 Theodoros (Kriegsmarine auxiliary submarine chaser): Bombed and sunk in the Mediterranean Sea by British aircraft. 1945 Adler (Kriegsmarine Adler-class gunnery training ship, former Herluf Trolle-class coastal defence ship): Sunk at Kiel, Germany by Allied aircraft. Uta (Kriegsmarine repair ship, formerly a Kriemhild-class guard ship): Sunk on the Danube River by aircraft. She was raised, repaired and put in Soviet service as Angara. Honorable Mention: Awa Maru (Red Cross parcel transport, demilitarized IJN transport): Torpedoed and sunk in the Formosa Straits by USS Queenfish. She was properly marked and had a guarantee of safe passage. 1946 I-402 (Type Sen-Toku large aircraft carrier submarine): Sunk as a gunnery target in the East China Sea, east of Kinai Island, Gotō Islands, by USS Everett F. Larson and USS Goodrich. Ha-201 (Type Sen Taka Sho (STS) small high speed submarine): Was lashed alongside I-402 and shared her fate. Operation Road's End: A fleet of surrendered-Imperial Japanese submarines is sailed to "Point Deep Six" off Goto-Retto Island, where they are sunk beyond the 100-fathom line by either by demolition charges or gunfire from USS Nereus and USS Everett F. Larson. I-36 : Type B1 large cruiser submarine I-47 : Type C2 large cruiser submarine I-53 : Type C3 large cruiser submarine I-58 : Type B3 large cruiser submarine I-156 : Type Kaidai (KD)3B large fleet submarine I-157 : Type Kaidai (KD)3B large fleet submarine I-158 : Type Kaidai (KD)3A large fleet submarine I-159 : Type Kaidai (KD)3B large fleet submarine I-162 : Type Kaidai (KD)4 large fleet submarine I-366 : Type D1 large cargo submarine I-367 : Type D1 large cargo submarine Ro-50 : Type Kaichu (K)6 medium submarine Ha-103 : Type Sen Yu Sho (SS) small supply submarine Ha-105 : Type Sen Yu Sho (SS) small supply submarine Ha-106 : Type Sen Yu Sho (SS) small supply submarine. She was lashed to I-36. Ha-107 : Type Sen Yu Sho (SS) small supply submarine Ha-108 : Type Sen Yu Sho (SS) small supply submarine Ha-109 : Type Sen Yu Sho (SS) small supply submarine Ha-111 : Type Sen Yu Sho (SS) small supply submarine Ha-202 : Type Sen Taka Sho (STS) small high speed submarine Ha-208 : Type Sen Taka Sho (STS) small high speed submarine
  8. find it here I wonder what she got Hiryu. A therapist?
  9. March 31 1941 HMS Bonaventure (RN Dido-class cruiser): Torpedoed and sunk south of Crete by Ambra. HMT Lord Selborne (RN trawler): Struck a mine and sank at the mouth of the Humber. Pier Capponi (RM Mameli-class submarine): Torpedoed and sunk in the Mediterranean Sea south of Stromboli by HMS Rorqual. 1943 HMT Caulonia (RN minesweeper): Ran aground and foundered off Rye Bay Sussex, England. 1945 I-8 (IJN Type Junsen (J)3 large cruiser submarine): Depth charged, shelled and sunk off Kerama Retto, Okinawa by USS Stockton and USS Morrison. *** HA-60 (IJN Ko-Hyoteki (Target A) Hei Gata (Type C) midget submarine): Bombed and heavily damaged off Unten, Okinawa by US patrol aircraft. She ran aground while making evasive maneuvers and was abandoned. Nanho Maru (IJN auxiliary submarine chaser): Sunk by US aircraft off Makassar.
  10. March 30 1942 U-585 (Kriegsmarine Type VIIC submarine): Struck a mine and sank in the Barents Sea. 1943 U-416 (Kriegsmarine Type VII submarine): Struck a mine and sank in the Baltic Sea off Bornholm, Denmark. She was raised, repaired and returned to service as a training ship by October 1943. 1944 Operation Desecrate I (March 30-April 1): To support troop landings at Aitape and Hollandia, the US carriers of Task Force 58 (USS Enterprise, USS Lexington, USS Yorktown, USS Belleau Wood, USS Cowpens, USS Langley and USS Princeton) launched air attacks on Imperial Japanese targets at Yap, Woleai and the Palau islands. The gathering carriers and their screening ships were detected; most of the Imperial Japanese fleet escaped before the raids. Akashi (IJN Akashi-class repair ship): Sunk in the Pacific Ocean off the north shore of Uruthapel Island, Palau by US Navy aircraft from Task Force 58. She sank in shallow water and was only partially submerged. Kamakaze Maru( IJN Kamakaze Maru-class destroyer tender): was bombed, rocketed and sunk in Malakal Harbor, Urukhapel Island, Palau by US Navy aircraft from Task Force 58. Urakami Maru (IJN Urakami Maru-class repair ship): Bombed, torpedoed and sunk in Malakal Harbor, Palau by US Navy aircraft from Task Force 58. Wakatake (IJN Wakatake-class destroyer): Torpedoed and sunk in Karamadoo Bay, west of Babelthaup, Palau by US Navy aircraft from Task Force 58. *** HMS Laforey (RN L-class destroyer): Torpedoed and sunk in the Mediterranean Sea north of Palermo, Sicily, Italy by U-223. RA 256 (Kriegsmarine VAS 301-class submarine chaser): Sunk at Livorno, Italy by Allied aircraft. U-223 (Kriegsmarine Type VIIC submarine): Depth charged and sunk in the Mediterranean Sea by HMS Blencathra, HMS Hambledon, HMS Laforey and HMS Tumult and HMS Wilton. UJ 207 (Kriegsmarine submarine chaser, former Gabbiano-class corvette Carabina): Destroyed in an Allied air raid on Venice, Italy. 1945 Köln (Kriegsmarine Königsberg-class cruiser): Bombed and sunk at Wilhelmshaven by USAAF aircraft. Her wreck was broken up in 1946. Also sunk in the USAF raid of Wilhelmshaven: F 6 Königin Luise: Kriegsmarine command ship, a former F-class escort ship. M-329: Kriegsmarine minesweeper. M 3430 Mardyck: Kriegsmarine auxiliary minesweeper. U-96 Kriegsmarine Type VIIC submarine. She had been decommissioned on 15 February. U-429: Kriegsmarine Type VIIC submarine. U-3508: Kriegsmarine Type XXI submarine. Vistula: Kriegsmarine submarine tender was sunk in an American air raid on Wilhelmshaven. Sunk in a USAF raid on Bremen: U-430: Kriegsmarine Type VIIC submarine. U-870: Kriegsmarine Type IXC/40 submarine. U-882: Type IXC/40 submarine, unfinished. U-884: Type IXD/42 submarine, unfinished. U-3036, U-3045 and U-3046 Type XXI submarines, all unfinished. ...And sunk in an Allied raid on Hamburg: U-348: Kriegsmarine Type VIIC submarine. U-350: Kriegsmarine Type VIIC submarine. U-1131: Kriegsmarine Type VIIC submarine. U-1167: Kriegsmarine Type VIIC/41 submarine. U-2340: Kriegsmarine Type XXIII submarine. *** Eikichi Maru (IJN auxiliary gunboat/ picket boat): Torpedoed and sunk in the Pacific Ocean south of Kyushu by USS Tirante. HMS High Tide (RN examination vessel, an Admiralty-type drifter:) Foundered off northern Wales. M 3138 (Kriegsmarine minesweeper): Struck a mine and sank in the Baltic Sea off Kolberg, Pomerania. Shinan Maru (IJN auxiliary submarine chaser): Sunk in the South China Sea off Yulin, Hainan, China by USAAF aircraft. U-965 (Kriegsmarine Type VIIC submarine): Depth charged and sunk in the Atlantic Ocean north of Scotland by HMS Conn and HMS Rupert.
  11. March 29 1941 Pola (RM Zara-class heavy cruiser): Boarded by a party from HMS Jervis, looted of her AA guns and torpedoed by Jervis and HMS Nubian. She had been rendered powerless the day before. Zara (RM Zara-class heavy cruiser): Shelled by HMS Valiant and HMS Warspite, torpedoed by HMAS Stuart. She was torpedoed and sunk in the early morning hours by HMS Jervis. 1942 Z26 (Kriegsmarine Type 1936A-class destroyer): Shelled and sunk in the Barents Sea by HMS Trinidad and HMS Eclipse. 1943 Tōhō Maru (IJN Tatekawa Maru-class auxiliary Oiler): Torpedoed and sunk in the Makassar Strait by USS Gudgeon. UJ 2201 Bois Rose (Kriegsmarine auxiliary submarine chaser): Torpedoed and sunk in the Bay of Palermo by HMS Unrivalled. UJ 2204 Boréal (Kriegsmarine auxiliary submarine chaser): Torpedoed and sunk in the Bay of Palermo by HMS Unrivalled. 1944 M 4000 IJmuiden (Kriegsmarine trawler/auxiliary minesweeper): Struck a mine and sank in the English Channel off Saint-Malo, Ille-et-Villaine, France. R-191 (Kriegsmarine Type R-151 minesweeper): Sunk in the Aegean Sea by British aircraft. U-961 (Kriegsmarine Type VIIC submarine): Depth charged and sunk in the Norwegian Sea north of the Faroe Islands by HMS Starling. 1945 CD-18 (IJN Type D escort): Strafed, bombed and sunk in the South China Sea off Cap Batangan, French Indochina by USAF aircraft. CD-84 (IJN Type D escort): Torpedoed and sunk in the South China Sea north northeast of pointe An Yo by USS Hammerhead. CD-130 (IJN Type D escort): Strafed, bombed and sunk in the South China Sea off Nha Trang, French Indochina by USAF aircraft. HMCS Teme (Canadian River-class frigate): Torpedoed and damaged in the Atlantic Ocean off Land's End, Cornwall, United Kingdom by U-315. She was towed to Falmouth and declared a total loss. U-1106 (Kriegsmarine Type VIIC/41 submarine): Depth charged and sunk in the Norweigan Sea northof the Shetland Islands by RAF aircraft. U-1169 (Kriegsmarine Type VIIC/41 submarine): Depth charged and sunk in the English Channel south of Lizard Point, Cornwall, United Kingdom by HMS Duckworth. UJ 308 (Kriegsmarine KSK-2-class naval drifter/submarine chaser): Lost in a collision on this date. She was raised post war, repaired and put in Soviet service. V-5532 (Kriegsmarine KSK-2-class naval drifter/Vorpostenboot): Shelled and set alight by HNoMS MTB 716 and HNoMS MTB 717 in Stokksundet, Norway, and beached. The fire destroyed her.
  12. March 28 1941 Battle of Cape Matapan/ Battle of Gaudo: An Italian battle fleet set out to raid British merchant convoys. Their mail had been deciphered however, so a reconnaissance plane just happened to look in the right direction to find them for the British Mediterranean Fleet. Following a day-long game of tag, Vittorio Vento received a torpedo hit in air attacks from HMS Formidable. While covering the withdrawing battleship from further air attacks, Pola also took a torpedo hit and was reduced to a dead stop. Unaware that British radar allowed pursuit past dusk, Zara, Fiume and their destroyer escorts were sent back to assist her. Fiume (RM Zara-class heavy cruiser): Shelled practically point blank and sunk in the Mediterranean Sea by HMS Barham, HMS Valiant and HMS Warspite. Giosue Carducci (RM Oriani-class destroyer): Shelled and damaged in the Mediterranean Sea by HMS Barham, HMS Valiant and HMS Warspite. She was scuttled by her crew. Vittorio Alfieri (RM Oriani-class destroyer): Shelled and sunk in the Mediterranean Sea by HMS Barham, HMS Warspite and HMS Valiant. 1942 Operation Chariot: To ensure that there were no large dry dock facilities outside of home waters capable of repairing German battleships, the British attacked the Normandie dry dock at St. Nazaire. HMS Campbelltown (RN Town-class, Wickes-subclass destroyer, former USS Buchannan): Intentionally rammed and "beached" on the Normandie Dock drydock gates. Her concealed load of delayed-action explosives went undetected until they detonated the next day, blowing off her bow and causing her aft section to be pulled into the empty dock. She remained there until 1947. *** M 5608 Pinguin (Kriegsmarine naval drifter/minesweeper): Sunk by a mine off Petsamo, Finland. 1943 FR 111 (RM transport submarine, former Requin-class Phoque): Bombed and sunk in the Mediterranean Sea south of Sicily by American aircraft. U-77 (Kriegsmarine Type VIIC submarine): Depth charged and damaged in the Atlantic Ocean south of Cape Nao, Spain by RAF aircraft. She sank the next day. V 2018 Vogtland (Kriegsmarine Vorpostenboot): Struck a mine in the North Sea and was damaged. She was taken in tow by V 801 Max Gundelach but struck another mine the next day and sank. 1944 HMS Syrtis (RN S-class submarine): Struck a mine and sank in the Norwegian Sea off Bodø, Norway. UJ 117 Rila (Kriegsmarine auxiliary submarine chaser): Struck a mine and sank south of the Bengtskär Lighthouse, Hanko, Finland. 1945 CD-33 (IJN Type C escort): Sunk in the Pacific Ocean south west of Shikoku by US Navy aircraft. Mikura (IJN Mikura-class escort): Sunk in the Pacific Ocean south west of Shikoku by USS Threadfin. PB-108 (IJN patrol boat, former HNoMS Arend): Sunk in the Gulf of Boni off Maniang Island, Celebes by USAF aircraft. USS Skylark (USN Auk-class minesweeper): Struck a mine and sank in the Pacific Ocean off Hagushi Bay, Okinawa. USS Trigger (USN Gato-class submarine): Depth charged and sunk in the Pacific Ocean off the Ryukyu Islands by Mikura, CD-33 and CD-59. W-11 (IJN W-7-class minesweeper): Bombed and sunk in Makassar Bay by USAF.
  13. March 27 1942 USS Atik (USN Q-ship, operating as steamer tramp SS Carolyn, her former name): Torpedoed and sunk in the Atlantic Ocean off Norfolk, Virginia by U-123. M 5607 (Kriegsmarine minesweeper): Struck a mine and sank off Petsamo. U-587 (Kriegsmarine Type VII submarine): Depth charged and sunk southwest of Ireland by HMS Aldenham, HMS Grove, HMS Leamington and HMS Volunteer. 1943 HMS Dasher (RN Avenger-class escort carrier, former Rio de Janeiro): Sank in the Firth of Clyde after an internal explosion. U-169 (Kriegsmarine Type IXC/40 submarine): Depth charged and sunk in the Atlantic Ocean south of Iceland by RAF aircraft. 1944 HMS Maaløy (RN minesweeper, former whaler Globe VI): Torpedoed and sunk in the Indian Ocean off the coast of Ceylon by U-510. R 188 and R 191(Kriegsmarine Type R-151 minesweepers): Bombed and sunk at Šibenik, Yugoslavia by USAAF aircraft. U-851 (Kreigsmarine Type IXD2 submarine): Lost on or after this date. She went missing on the way to her first patrol in the Indian Ocean. UJ 205 (Kriegsmarine submarine chaser, former incomplete Gabbiano-class corvette Colubrina): Bombed and sunk at Šibenik by USAAF aircraft. 1945 Ha-208 (IJN Koryu Type D midget submarine): Bombed and sunk off Okinawa by US aircraft while charging her batteries on the surface. Odate (IJN minelayer, former Hashima-class cable layer): Strafed in the East China Sea southwest of Kagoshima by US Navy aircraft. She exploded and sank after one of her depth charges was detonated. R 145 and R 260 (Kriegsmarine minesweepers): Torpedoed and sunk in the Baltic Sea off Liepāja, Latvia by Soviet aircraft. U-722 (Kriegsmarine Type VIIC submarine): Depth charged and sunk in the Atlantic Ocean west of Scotland by HMS Byron, HMS Fitzroy and HMS Redmill. U-905 (Kriegsmarine Type VIIC submarine): Depth charged and sunk in the North Minch by HMS Conn. Yusen Maru No. 27 GO (IJN auxiliary submarine chaser): Lost on this date.
  14. March 26 1940 U-21 (Kriegsmarine Type IIB submarine) Ran aground off Mandal, Vest-Agder, Norway. She was refloated and interned at Kristiansand until 9 April 1940. 1941 HMCS Otter (Canadian yacht): Caught fire and sank off Halifax, Nova Scotia. HMS York (RN York-class heavy cruiser): Rammed by two Italian explosive motor boats in a raid on Suda Bay, Crete and beached to prevent her sinking. Her main guns were deliberately wrecked on 22 May to prevent their capture. 1942 HMS Jaguar (RN J-class destroyer): Torpedoed and sunk in the Mediterranean Sea off Sidi Barrani, Egypt by U-652. HMS Legion (RN L-class destroyer): Bombed and sunk in the Grand Harbor, Valletta, Malta. She was eventually refloated and resunk in deep water. HMS P39 (RN U-class submarine): Bombed and sunk in the Grand Harbor, Valletta. She was raised and beached unrepaired in 1943 and her wreck was bombed again. 1943 Sergent Gouarne (Free French trawler): Torpedoed and sunk in the Mediterranean Sea north of Ceuta, Spain by U-755. T-511 (Soviet Navy auxiliary minesweeper): Sunk by mines in Tsemes Bight, Black Sea. 1944 USS Tullibee (USN Gato-class submarine): Sunk in the Pacific Ocean near the Palau Islands by the malfunction and circular run of one of her own torpedoes. V 1415 Azimuth (Kriegsmarine naval trawler/Vorpostenboot): Lost on this date. V 1416 (Kriegsmarine Vorpostenboot): Sunk at IJmuiden in an air raid by USAF aircraft. 1945 CH-34 (IJN No.28-class submarine chaser): Shelled and sunk in the Andaman Sea east of Khota Andaman by HMS Vigilant and HMS Virago. CH-63 (IJN No.28-class submarine chaser): Torpedoed and sunk in the Andaman Sea east of Khota Andaman by HMS Vigilant. Ha-69, Ha-78 and Ha-79 (IJN Type C Kō-hyōteki-class midget submarines): Scuttled at Talisay, Cebu, Philippines. USS Halligan (USN Fletcher-class destroyer): Torpedoed and damaged in the Pacific Ocean off Okinawa by Ha-67. She came ashore the next day on Tokashiki. HMS Puffin (RN Kingfisher-class sloop): Damaged in the North Sea when the Kriegsmarine Seehund midget submarine she rammed exploded. She was taken in to Harwich, Essexbut was declared a constructive total loss. R-145 (Kriegsmarine Type R-130 minesweeper): Sunk off Liepāja, Latvia by Soviet aircraft. R-260 (Kriegsmarine Type R-218 minesweeper): Sunk off Palanga, Lithuania by Soviet aircraft. Risui Maru (IJN transport): Shelled and sunk in the Andaman Sea east of Khota Andaman by HMS Volage. HMAS Terka (Australian auxiliary minesweeper): Sank in Madang Harbour New Guinea. Teshio Maru (IJN stores ship): Bombed and sunk in the Andaman Sea east of Khota Andaman by RAF aircraft. U-399 (Kriegsmarine Type VIIC submarine): Depth charged and sunk in the English Channel off Land's End, Cornwall, United Kingdom by HMS Duckworth. V-310 (Kriegsmarine Vorpostenboot): Sunk by Soviet aircraft. Zähringen (Kriegsmarine Wittelsbach-class pre-dreadnought, target ship): Scuttled as a block ship in Gotenhafen. She had been previously sunk in shallow water during an air raid on 18 December 1944 and was refloated long enough to tow to the mouth of the harbor. 1946 Z34 (German Type 1936A destroyer, allocated to the US): Scuttled in the Skagerrak with a load of chemical munitions.
  15. March 25 1942 HMS Sulla (RN auxiliary minesweeper): Foundered in a gale in the Norwegian Sea off Bear Island, Norway while being delivered to the Soviet Navy. 1943 Rhinocéros (Kriegsmarine Hippopotame-class patrol tug, formerly French): Bombed and sunk at Sousse by Allied aircraft. U-469 (Kriegsmarine Type VIIC submarine): Depth charged and sunk in the Atlantic Ocean south of Iceland by RAF aircraft. VAS 216 (RM VAS 201-class submarine chaser): Sunk at Sfax, Tunisia by Allied aircraft. 1944 CH-54 (IJN No.28-class submarine chaser): Torpedoed and sunk in the Pacific Ocean north of Muko Jima by USS Pollack. U-976 (Kriegsmarine Type VIIC submarine): Sunk in the Bay of Biscay off Saint-Nazaire, Loire Atlantique, France by gunfire from RAF aircraft. 1945 Fuji Maru (IJN auxiliary netlayer): Torpedoed and sunk south west of Kagashima, Kyushu by USS Tirante.