BLUEJACKET.COM

WORLD WAR II
U.S. NAVY VESSEL LOSSES
AM, CM, DM, DMS, PG, PR, & PY

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

MINE VESSELS - AM, CM, DMS

     
Bittern (AM 36) Cavite, A 12-10-41 05-08-42
Bunting (AM 7) San Francisco, C 06-03-42 06-24-42
Crow (AM 20) Puget Sound, T [accident] 08-23-43 04-08-44
Emmons (DMS 22) Okinawa, K 04-06-45 04-28-45
Finch (AM 9) Corregidor, B 04-10-42 05-08-42
Gamble (DM 15) Iwo Jima, A 02-18-45 06-22-45
Hornbill (AM 13) San Francisco, C 06-30-42 07-24-42
Hovey (DMS 11) Lingayen Gulf, B 01-06-45 02-08-45
Long (DMS 12) Lingayen Gulf, B 01-06-45 02-23-45
Miantonomoh (CM 10) Le Harve, M 09-25-44 11-13-44
Montgomery (DM 17) Ngulu Lagoon, M 10-17-44 04-28-45
Osprey (AM 56) English Channel, M 06-05-44 08-22-44
Palmer (DMS 5) Lingayen Gulf, A 01-07-45 03-08-45
Perry (DMS 17) Palau, M 09-13-44 09-23-44
Portent (AM 106) Mediterranean, M 01-22-44 03-06-44
Quail (AM 15) Corregidor, G 05-05-42 05-08-42
Salute (AM 294) Borneo, M 06-08-45 07-11-45
Sentinel (AM 113) Sicily, A 07-12-43 08-19-43
Skill (AM 115) Salerno Gulf, T 09-25-43 10-11-43
Skylark (AM 63) Okinawa, M 03-28-45 04-28-45
Swallow (AM 65) Okinawa, K 04-22-45 04-28-45
Swerve (AM 121) Anzio, M 07-09-44 08-22-44
Tanager (AM 5) Corregidor, G 05-04-42 05-08-42
Tide (AM 125) Normandy, M 06-07-44 07-29-44
Valor (AM 108) Nantucket, C 06-29-44 10-14-44
Wasmuth (DMS 15) Aleutians, D [own] 12-29-42 09-03-43

PATROL VESSELS - PG, PR, PY

     
Ashville (PG 21) Java, EA 03-03-42 05-08-42
Cythera (PY 26) Atlantic, O ? 06-24-42
Erie (PG 50) Curacao, T 12-05-42 (note 1) 07-28-43
Luzon (PR 7) Corregidor, CA 05-05-42 05-08-42
Mindanao (PR 8) Corregidor, A 05-02-42 05-08-42
Moonstone (PY 9) Delaware Capes, C 10-16-43 10-26-43
Oahu (PR 6) Corregidor, G 05-04-42 05-08-42
Plymouth PG 57) Cape Henry, T 08-05-43 08-19-43
St. Augustine (PG 54) Cape May, C 01-06-44 01-22-44
Wake (PR 3) Shanghai, CA 12-08-41 03-25-42
 
Note 1: Torpedoed on 11-12-42 and beached.  Sank during salvage operations on 12-05-42.
 
*KEY
A Aircraft
B Bomb
C Collision
D Depth charge, own
EA Enemy Action
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