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WORLD WAR II
U.S. NAVY VESSEL LOSSES - DD, DE & APD

WW2 losses Index  

Vessel, Type, Hull Number Area or Event, Cause*
[see key below]
Date of Loss
mm-dd-yy
Date Stricken
mm-dd-yy

DESTROYER - DD

     
Aaron Ward (DD 483) Guadalcanal, A 04-07-43 05-19-43
Abner Read (DD 526) Philippines, A 11-01-44 11-27-44
Barton (DD 599) Guadalcanal, T 11-13-42 01-13-43
Beatty (DD 640) Mediterranean, A 11-06-43 11-24-43
Benham (DD 397) Guadalcanal, T 11-15-42 01-13-43
Blue (DD 387) Guadalcanal, EA 08-22-42 09-11-42
Borie (DD 215) Atlantic, US [rammed U-boat] 11-01-43 11-16-43
Bristol (DD 453) Mediterranean, T 10-13-43 10-26-43
Brownson (DD 518) Cape Gloucester, A 12-27-43 01-22-44
Buck (DD 420) Salerno Gulf, A 10-09-43 10-26-43
Bush (DD 529) Okinawa, K 04-06-45 04-28-45
Callagham (DD 792) Okinawa, EA 07-28-45 09-01-45
Chevalier (DD 451) Vella LaVella, EA 10-06-43 11-16-43
Colhoun (DD 801) Okinawa, K 04-06-45 04-28-45
Cooper (DD 605) Philippines, EA 12-03-44 01-20-45
Corry (DD 463) Normandy, M 06-06-44 07-29-44
Cushing (DD 376) Guadalcanal, G 11-13-42 01-13-43
De Haven (DD 469) Savo Island, A 02-01-43 02-26-43
Drexler (DD 741) Okinawa, K 05-28-45 06-22-45
Duncan (DD 485) Cape Esperance, G 10-12-42 12-07-42
Edsall (DD 219) Java, EA 03-01-42 05-08-42
Glennon (DD 620) Normandy, M 06-08-44 07-29-44
Gwin (DD 433) Kolobangara, G 07-13-43 07-28-43
Halligan (DD 584) Okinawa, M 03-26-45 04-28-45
Hammann (DD 412) Midway, T 06-06-42 07-24-42
Henley (DD 391) S. Pacific, T 10-03-43 11-16-43
Hoel (DD 533) Leyte Gulf, G 10-25-44 11-27-44
Hull (DD 350) Luzon, W 12-17-44 01-19-45
Ingraham (DD 444) Atlantic, C 08-22-42 09-11-44
Jacob Jones (DD 130) Cape May, T 02-28-42 03-25-42
Jarvis (DD 393) Guadalcanal, A 08-08-42 10-02-42
Johnston (DD 557) Leyte Gulf, G 10-25-44 11-27-44
Laffey (DD 459) Guadalcanal, T 11-13-42 01-13-43
Lansdale (DD 426) Mediterranean, A 04-20-44 05-16-44
Leary (DD 158) Atlantic, T 12-24-43 01-12-44
Little (DD 803) Okinawa, K 05-03-45 06-02-45
Longshaw (DD 559) Okinawa, G 05-18-45 06-22-45
Luce (DD 522) Okinawa, K 05-04-45 06-22-45
Maddox (DD 622) Sicily, A 07-10-43 08-19-43
Mahan (DD 364) Leyte, A 12-07-44 01-20-45
Mannert L. Abele (DD 733) Okinawa, K 04-12-45 04-28-45
Meredith (DD 434) Solomons, EA 10-15-42 11-02-42
Meredith (DD 726) Normandy, M 06-08-44 07-29-44
Monaghan (DD 354) Luzon, W 12-17-44 01-19-45
Monsen (DD 436) Guadalcanal, G 11-13-42 01-13-43
Morrison (DD 560) Okinawa, K 05-04-45 06-22-45
O'Brien (DD 415) Solomons, T 09-15-42 11-02-42
Parrott (DD 218) Norfolk, C 05-02-44 07-14-44
Peary (DD 226) Darwin, A 02-10-42 05-08-42
Perkins (DD377) New Guinea, C 11-29-43 01-12-44
Pillsbury (DD 227) Bali Strait, EA 03-01-42 05-08-42
Pope (DD 225) Bali Strait, EA 03-01-42 05-08-42
Porter (DD 356) Santa Cruz, A 10-26-42 11-02-42
Preston (DD 379) Guadalcanal, G 11-15-42 01-13-43
Pringle (DD 477) Okinawa, K 04-16-45 04-28-45
Reid (DD 369) Leyte, G 12-11-44 1-19-45
Reuben James (DD 245)** Atlantic, T 10-31-41 03-25-42
Rowan (DD 405) Mediterranean, G 09-11-43 09-28-43
Sims (DD 409) Coral Sea, A 05-07-42 06-24-42
Spence (DD 512) Luzon, W 12-17-44 01-12-45
Stewart (DD 224) Sourabaya, US 03-02-42 03-25-42
Strong (DD 467) New Georgia, T 07-05-43 07-15-43
Sturtevant (DD 240) Atlantic, T 04-26-42 05-08-42
Truxtun (DD 229) Newfoundland, C 03-18-42 03-25-42
Tucker (DD 374) Espiritu Santo, M 08-04-42 12-02-44
Turner (DD 648) Sandy Hook, EX 01-03-44 04-08-44
Twiggs (DD 591) Okinawa, T 06-16-45 07-11-45
Walke (DD 416) Guadalcanal, T-G 11-15-42 01-13-43
Warrington (DD 383) Atlantic, W 09-13-44 09-23-44
William D. Porter (DD 579) Okinawa, K 06-13-45 07-11-45
Worden (DD 352) Amchitka Island, GR 01-12-43 11-22-44

DESTROYER ESCORTS - DE

     
Eversole (DE 404) Philippines, T 10-28-44 11-27-44
Fechteler (DE 157) Mediterranean, T 05-05-44 07-18-44
Fiske (DE 143) Atlantic, T 08-02-44 08-22-44
Frederick C. Davis (DE 136) Atlantic, T 04-24-45 06-02-45
Holder (DE 401) Mediterranean, A 04-11-44 09-23-44
Leopold (DE 319) Atlantic, T 03-10-44 03-25-44
Oberrender (DE 344) Okinawa, K 05-09-45 06-22-45
Rich (DE 695) Normandy, M 06-08-44 07-29-44
Samuel B. Roberts (DE 413) Leyte, G 10-25-44 11-27-44
Shelton (DE 407) New Guinea, T 10-03-44 11-27-44
Underhill (DE 682) Philippines, EA 07-24-45 09-01-45

DESTROYER TRANSPORTS - APD

     
Barry (APD 29) Okinawa, K 06-21-45 09-01-45
Bates (APD 47) Okinawa, K 05-25-45 06-22-45
Colhoun (APD 2) Guadalcanal, A 09-05-42 10-02-42
Dickerson (APD 21) Okinawa, A 04-05-45 04-28-45
Gregory (APD 3) Guadalcanal, G 09-05-42 10-02-42
Little (APD 4) Guadalcanal, G 09-05-42 10-02-42
McKean (APD 5) Bougainville, A 11-17-43 11-24-43
Noa (APD 24) Pacific, C 09-12-44 09-23-44
Ward (APD 16) Leyte, A 12-07-44 01-20-45
 
*KEY
A Aircraft
B Bomb
C Collision
D Depth charge, own
EA Enemy Action
EM Emergency acquisition vessel, converted trawler or merchant
EX Explosion; non enemy action
G Gunfire
GR Grounding
K Kamikaze
M Mine
O Overdue; failed to return
SC Scuttled by US forces
T Torpedo
US Sunk or destroyed by US forces after enemy action
W Weather; typhoon/hurricane
+ Lost with all hands

 

**Note - USS Reuben James (DD 245) first American vessel loss in World War 2.