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DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY -- NAVAL HISTORY & HERITAGE COMMAND

Casualties: U.S. Navy and Coast Guard Vessels
Sunk or Damaged Beyond Repair during World War II
7 December 1941-1 October 1945

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U.S. Navy Auxiliaries

Ammunition Ship (AE)

USS Mount Hood (AE-11) destroyed by explosion at Manus, Admiralty Islands,
10 November 1944.

Provision Storeship (AF)

USS Pontiac (AF-20) scrapped after foundering off Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada,
30 January 1945.

Mobile Floating Dry Dock (AFD)

AFD-13 sunk off Okinawa, Ryukyu Islands, 16 September 1945.

Miscellaneous Auxiliary (AG)

USS Muskeget (AG-48) probably sunk after being torpedoed by German submarine U-755 in the North Atlantic, 9 September 1942.

USS Robert L. Barnes (AG-27) captured at Guam, Marianas Islands, 10 December 1941.

USS Utah (AG-16) capsized after being torpedoed by Japanese aircraft at Pearl Harbor, Territory of Hawaii, 7 December 1941.

Motor Torpedo Boat Tender (AGP)

USS Niagara (AGP-1) sunk by Japanese aircraft bombing near San Cristobal Island,
Solomon Islands, 23 May 1943.

Cargo Ship (AK)

USS Aludra (AK-72) sunk after being torpedoed by Japanese submarine RO-103 off
San Cristobal Island, Solomon Islands, 23 June 1943.

USS Atik (AK-101) sunk while deployed as a Q-Ship (warship disguised as a merchantman) in a battle with German submarine U-123 in the North Atlantic, 26 March 1942.

USS Deimos (AK-78) sunk after being torpedoed by Japanese submarine RO-103 off
San Cristobal Island, Solomon Islands, 23 June 1943.

USS Serpens (AK-97) destroyed by explosion off Guadalcanal, Solomon Islands,
29 January 1945.

General Stores Issue Ship (AKS)

USS Pollux (AKS-2) wrecked in Placentia Bay, Newfoundland, Canada, 18 February 1942.

Net Laying Ship (AN)

USS Ailanthus (AN-38) lost by grounding in the Aleutian Islands, 26 February 1944.

Oiler (AO)

USS Kanawha (AO-1) damaged by Japanese aircraft at Tulagi, Solomon Islands, 7 April 1943, sinks on 8 April 1943.

USS Mississinewa (AO-59) sunk after being hit by Kaiten (suicide torpedo) fired by either Japanese submarine I-47 or I-36, at Ulithi, Caroline Islands, 20 November 1944.

USS Neches (AO-5) sunk after being torpedoed by Japanese submarine I-72 one hundred thirty five miles west of Honolulu, Territory of Hawaii, 23 January 1942.

USS Neosho (AO-23), damaged on 7 May 1942 by Japanese carrier aircraft during the Battle of the Coral Sea, scuttled by destroyer Henley (DD-391) on 11 May 1942.

USS Pecos (AO-6) sunk by Japanese aircraft south of Christmas Island, 1 March 1942.

Gasoline Tanker (AOG)

USS Sheepscot (AOG-24) scrapped after being damaged beyond repair by grounding off Iwo Jima, Volcano Islands, 5 June 1945.

Transport (AP)

USS Edward Rutledge (AP-52) sunk after being torpedoed by German submarine U-130 off Fedala, Morocco, 12 November 1942.

USS George F. Elliott (AP-13) damaged by Japanese aircraft off Guadalcanal, Solomon Islands, , scuttled by destroyer Hull (DD-350), 8 August 1942.

USS Hugh L. Scott (AP-43) sunk after being torpedoed by German submarine U-130 off Fedala, Morocco, 12 November 1942.

USS Joseph Hewes (AP-50) sunk after being torpedoed by German submarine U-173 off Fedala, Morocco, 11 November 1942.

USS Leedstown (AP-73) sunk after being torpedoed by German aircraft off Algiers, Algeria, 9 November 1942.

USS Susan B. Anthony (AP-72) sunk by a mine off Normandy, France, 7 June 1944.

USS Tasker H. Bliss (AP-42) sunk after being torpedoed by German submarine U-130 off Fedala, Morocco, 12 November 1942.

USS Thomas Stone (AP-59) torpedoed by German aircraft off Cape Palos, Spain, 7 November 1942, and abandoned after going aground in Algiers Harbor, 25 November 1942.

Transport, Attack (APA)

USS John Penn (APA-23) sunk by Japanese aircraft off Guadalcanal, Solomon Islands, 13 August 1943.

USS McCawley (APA-4) torpedoed by Japanese aircraft off Rendova, Solomon Islands, and sunk by U.S. motor torpedo boats, 30 June 1943.

Coastal Transport (Small) (APc)

USS APc-21 sunk by aircraft off Arawe, New Britain Island, 17 December 1943.

USS APc-35 grounded off New Georgia, Solomon Islands, 22 September 1943.

High Speed Transport (APD)

USS Barry (APD-29) damaged by Kamikaze attack off Okinawa, Ryukyu Islands, 25 May 1945, and sunk as a decoy, 21 June 1945.

USS Bates (APD-47) sunk by Kamikaze attack off Okinawa, Ryukyu Islands, 25 May 1945.

USS Belknap (APD-34) scrapped after being damaged beyond repair by Kamikaze attack at Lingayen, Philippine Islands, 11 January 1945.

USS Brooks (APD-10) scrapped after being damaged beyond repair by Kamikaze attack in Lingayen Gulf, Philippine Islands, 6 January 1945.

USS Colhoun (APD-2) sunk by Japanese aircraft off Guadalcanal, Solomon Islands,
30 August 1942.

USS Dickerson (APD-21) damaged by Japanese aircraft off Okinawa, Ryukyu Islands,
2 April 1945, and scuttled, 4 April 1945.

USS Gregory (APD-3) sunk by Japanese destroyer Yudachi off Lunga Point, Guadalcanal, Solomon Islands, 5 September 1942.

USS Little (APD-4) sunk by Japanese destroyer Yudachi off Lunga Point, Guadalcanal, Solomon Islands, 5 September 1942.

USS McKean (APD-5) sunk after being torpedoed by Japanese aircraft off Bougainville, Solomon Islands, 17 November 1943.

USS Noa (APD-24) sunk in collision with USS Fullam (DD-474) off Palau, Caroline Islands, 12 September 1944.

USS Ward (APD-16) damaged by Kamikaze attack off Ormoc, Leyte, Philippine Islands; scuttled by destroyer O’Brien (DD-725), 7 December 1944.

Salvage Vessel (ARS)

USS Extractor (ARS-15) sunk after being torpedoed in error by USS Guardfish (SS-217) in the Philippine Sea, 24 January 1945.

USS Redwing (ARS-4) sunk by explosion at Bizerte, Tunisia, 27 June 1943.

USS Rescuer (ARS-18) lost by grounding in the Aleutian Islands, 1 January 1943.

Submarine Tender (AS)

USS Canopus (AS-9) scuttled off Mariveles Bay, Bataan, Luzon, Philippine Islands,
9 April 1942.

Submarine Rescue Vessel (ASR)

USS Macaw (ASR-11) lost by grounding on a reef in Midway Channel, 12 February 1944.

USS Pigeon (ASR-6) sunk by Japanese aircraft off Corregidor, Luzon, Philippine Islands, 5 May 1942.

Ocean Tug (AT)

USS Genesee (AT-55) scuttled off Corregidor, Luzon, Philippine Islands, 5 May 1942.

USS Grebe (AT-134) wrecked south of Fiji Islands, 5 December 1942.

USS Napa (AT-32) scuttled off Bataan, Luzon, Philippine Islands, 9 April 1942.

USS Nauset (AT-89) sunk by German aircraft in the Gulf of Salerno, Italy, 9 September 1943.

USS Navajo (AT-64) sunk by Japanese submarine I-39 east of the New Hebrides Islands, 12 September 1943.

USS Seminole (AT-65) sunk by Japanese destroyer Akatsuki, Ikazuchi, and Shiratsuyu, off Lunga Point, Guadalcanal, Solomon Islands, 25 October 1942.

Ocean Tug, Old (ATO)

USS Partridge (ATO-138) sunk after being torpedoed by German motor torpedo boats off Normandy, France, 11 June 1944.

USS Sonoma (ATO-12) sunk by Japanese aircraft off Leyte, Philippine Islands, 24 October 1944.

Ocean Tug, Rescue (ATR)

USS ATR-15 lost by grounding off Normandy, France, 19 June 1944.

USS ATR-98 sunk in collision off Azores Islands, 12 April 1944.

Seaplane Tender (AV)

USS Langley (AV-3) irreparably damaged by Japanese aircraft bombs s outh of Java, Netherlands East Indies, 27 February 1942, scuttled by destroyer Whipple (DD-217).

Seaplane Tender (Destroyer) (AVD)

USS Thornton (AVD-11) scrapped after being damaged in collision with USS Ashtabula (AO-51) off Okinawa, Ryukyu Islands, 5 April 1945.

Seaplane Tender (Small) (AVP)

USS Gannet (AVP-8) sunk after being torpedoed by German submarine U-653 off Bermuda, 7 June 1942.

Miscellaneous Unclassified (IX)

USS Asphalt (IX-153) destroyed after grounding on a reef during a storm at Saipan,
Marianas Islands, 6 October 1944.

Ex-USS Rochester (CA-2) scuttled as a blockship in Subic Channel, Luzon, Philippine Islands, 24 December 1941.

USS Ronaki (IX-94) sunk after grounding on a reef off eastern Australia, 18 June 1943.

Damage Control Hulk

DCH-1 (IX-44) (ex-Walker) scuttled by gunfire from oiler Neches (AO-5) while under tow from San Diego, California, to Pearl Harbor, Territory of Hawaii, 8 December 1941.

Station Tanker

USS Porcupine (IX-126) damaged by Kamikaze attack off Mindoro, Philippine Islands, scuttled by destroyer Gansevoort (DD-608), 30 December 1944.

U.S. Navy District Craft


Lighter, Ash (YA)

YA-52 lost due to enemy action in the Philippine Islands and stricken from the Navy List, 24 July 1942.

YA-59 lost due to enemy action in the Philippine Islands and stricken from the Navy List, 24 July, 1942.

YA-65 lost due to enemy action in the Philippine Islands and stricken from the Navy List, 24 July 1942.

District Auxiliary, Miscellaneous (YAG)

YAG-2 lost due to enemy action in the Philippine Islands and stricken from the Navy List, 22 February 1943.

YAG-3 lost due to enemy action in the Philippine Islands and stricken from the Navy List, 22 February 1943.

YAG-4 lost due to enemy action in the Philippine Islands and stricken from the Navy List, 22 February 1943.

YAG-17 lost, 14 September 1944, and stricken from the Navy List, 23 February 1945.

Lighter, Covered (Non Self-Propelled) (YC)

YC-178 lost due to enemy action in the Philippine Islands and stricken from the Navy List, 24 July 1942.

YC-181 lost due to enemy action in the Philippine Islands and stricken from the Navy List, 24 July 1942.

YC-523 lost off Portsmouth, New Hampshire, 24 February 1944.

YC-537 lost due to enemy action in the Philippine Islands and stricken from the Navy List, 24 July 1942.

YC-643 lost due to enemy action in the Philippine Islands and stricken from the Navy List, 24 July 1942.

YC-644 lost due to enemy action in the Philippine Islands and stricken from the Navy List, 24 July 1942.

YC-646 lost due to enemy action in the Philippine Islands and stricken from the Navy List, 24 July 1942.

YC-647 lost due to enemy action in the Philippine Islands and stricken from the Navy List, 24 July 1942.

YC-648 lost due to enemy action in the Philippine Islands and stricken from the Navy List, 24 July 1942.

YC-649 lost due to enemy action in the Philippine Islands and stricken from the Navy List, 24 July 1942.

YC-652 lost due to enemy action in the Philippine Islands and stricken from the Navy List, 24 July 1942.

YC-653 lost due to enemy action in the Philippine Islands and stricken from the Navy List, 24 July 1942.

YC-654 lost due to enemy action in the Philippine Islands and stricken from the Navy List, 24 July 1942.

YC-664 lost due to enemy action at Guam, Marianas Islands, and stricken from the Navy List, 24 July 1942.

YC-665 lost due to enemy action at Guam, Marianas Islands, and stricken from the Navy List, 24 July 1942.

YC-666 lost due to enemy action at Guam, Marianas Islands, and stricken from the Navy List, 24 July 1942.

YC-667 lost due to enemy action at Guam, Marianas Islands, and stricken from the Navy List, 24 July 1942.

YC-668 lost due to enemy action at Guam, Marianas Islands, and stricken from the Navy List, 24 July 1942.

YC-669 lost due to enemy action in the Philippine Islands, and stricken from the Navy List, 24 July 1942.

YC-670 lost due to enemy action at Guam, Marianas Islands, and stricken from the Navy List, 24 July 1942.

YC-671 lost due to enemy action at Guam, Marianas Islands, and stricken from the Navy List, 24 July 1942.

YC-672 lost due to enemy action at Guam, Marianas Islands, and stricken from the Navy List, 24 July 1942.

YC-673 lost due to enemy action at Guam, Marianas Islands, and stricken from the Navy List, 24 July 1942.

YC-674 lost due to enemy action at Guam, Marianas Islands, and stricken from the Navy List, 24 July 1942.

YC-683 lost due to enemy action in the Philippine Islands and stricken from the Navy List, 24 July 1942.

YC-685 lost due to enemy action at Guam, Marianas Islands, and stricken from the Navy List, 24 July 1942.

YC-693 lost off Alaska, February 1945, and stricken from the Navy List, 23 February 1945.

YC-714 lost due to enemy action in the Philippine Islands and stricken from the Navy List, 24 July 1942.

YC-715 lost due to enemy action in the Philippine Islands and stricken from the Navy List, 24 July 1942.

YC-716 lost due to enemy action in the Philippine Islands and stricken from the Navy List, 24 July 1942.

YC-717 lost due to enemy action at Guam, Marianas Islands, and stricken from the Navy List, 24 July 1942.

YC-718 lost due to enemy action at Guam, Marianas Islands, December 1941, and stricken from the Navy List, 21 April 1944.

YC-857 lost off Cape Cod, Massachusetts, 12 November 1943.

YC-869 lost off Imperial Beach, California, 23 March 1943.

YC-886 lost at Guantanamo, Cuba, 3 February 1943.

YC-887 lost at Guantanamo, Cuba, 3 February 1943.

YC-891 lost off Key West, Florida, 18 April 1943.

YC-898 lost off Key West, Florida, 29 September 1942.

YC-899 lost off Key West, Florida, 29 September 1942.

YC-912 lost in the North Pacific, 13 January 1945.

YC-961 lost at Biorka Island, May 1945.

YC-970 lost in Puget Sound, Washington, 14 August 1943.

YC-1272 lost near San Pedro, California, June 1945.

YC-1278 lost off the Atlantic coast, 10 March 1943.

Float, Car (Non Self-Propelled) (YCF)

YCF-23 lost en route to Eniwetok, Marshall Islands, March 1945, and stricken from the Navy List, 28 April 1945.

YCF-29 lost en route to Eniwetok, Marshall Islands, March 1945, and stricken from the Navy List, 28 April 1945.

YCF-36 lost en route to Eniwetok, Marshall Islands, March 1945, and stricken from the Navy List, 28 April 1945.

YCF-37 lost en route to Eniwetok, Marshall Islands, March 1945, and stricken from the Navy List, 28 April 1945.

YCF-42 lost, December 1944, and stricken from the Navy List, 8 February 1945.

YCF-59 lost off Delaware, January 1945, and stricken from the Navy List, 30 March 1945.

Lighter, Open Cargo (YCK)

YCK-1 lost due to enemy action at Wake Island, December 1941.

YCK-2 lost, 5 November 1943.

YCK-8 lost off Key West, Florida, 13 December 1943.

Derrick, Floating (Non Self-Propelled) (YD)

YD-19 lost due to enemy action in the Philippine Islands and stricken from the Navy List, 24 July 1942.

YD-47 lost due to enemy action in the Philippine Islands and stricken from the Navy List, 24 July 1942.

YD-56 lost due to enemy action in the Philippine Islands and stricken from the Navy List, 24 July 1942.

YD-60 lost due to enemy action in the Philippine Islands and stricken from the Navy List, 24 July 1942.

Degaussing Vessel (YDG)

YDG-4 lost off New Caledonia, 1 October 1943.

Lighter, Covered (Self-propelled) (YF)

YF-86 lost due to enemy action in the Philippine Islands and stricken from the Navy List, 24 July 1942.

YF-177 lost due to enemy action in the Philippine Islands and stricken from the Navy List, 24 July 1942.

YF-178 lost due to enemy action in the Philippine Islands and stricken from the Navy List, 24 July 1942.

YF-179 lost due to enemy action in the Philippine Islands and stricken from the Navy List, 24 July 1942.

YF-180 lost due to enemy action in the Philippine Islands and stricken from the Navy List, 24 July 1942.

YF-181 lost due to enemy action in the Philippine Islands and stricken from the Navy List, 24 July 1942.

YF-212 lost due to enemy action in the Philippine Islands and stricken from the Navy List, 24 July 1942.

YF-223 lost due to enemy action in the Philippine Islands and stricken from the Navy List, 24 July 1942.

YF-224 lost due to enemy action in the Philippine Islands and stricken from the Navy List, 24 July 1942.

YF-230 lost due to enemy action in the Philippine Islands and stricken from the Navy List, 24 July 1942.

YF-317 lost due to enemy action in the Philippine Islands, January - May 1942.

YF-401 lost, 20 June 1943.

YF-415 lost, 11 May 1944, and stricken from the Navy List, 16 May 1944.

YF-487 lost in the Caribbean Sea, 18 July 1943.

YF-575 lost off Atlantic City, New Jersey, 6 May 1943.

YF-579 lost at San Francisco, California, 20 September 1943.

YF-724 lost off the Farallone Islands, 22 March 1945.

YF-725 lost off the Farallone Islands, 22 March 1945.

YF-777 lost at Eniwetok, Marshall Islands, 6 August 1945.

YF-926 lost en route to Pearl Harbor, Territory of Hawaii, 8 March 1945.

Ferryboats and Launches (YFB)

Camia (YFB-683) lost due to enemy action at Cavite, Luzon, Philippine Islands, and stricken from the Navy List, 24 July 1942.

Dapdap (YFB-684) lost due to enemy action at Luzon, Philippine Islands, and stricken from the Navy List, 24 July 1942.

Magdalena (YFB-687) lost due to enemy action at Luzon, Philippine Islands, and stricken from the Navy List, 24 July 1942.

Rivera (YFB- 685 ) lost due to enemy action at Luzon, Philippine Islands, and stricken from the Navy List, 24 July 1942.

Rosal (YFB-682) lost due to enemy action at Luzon, Philippine Islands, and stricken from the Navy List, 24 July 1942.

San Felipe (YFB-12) lost due to enemy action at Luzon, Philippine Islands, and stricken from the Navy List, 24 July 1942.

Santa Rita (Launch Number 681) lost due to enemy action at Luzon, Philippine Islands, and stricken from the Navy List, 24 July 1942.

Yacal (YFB-688) lost due to enemy action at Luzon, Philippine Islands, and stricken from the Navy List, 24 July 1942.

Floating Dry Dock

Drydock Dewey scuttled to prevent capture at Bataan, Philippine Islands, 10 April 1942.

Yard Floating Dry Dock, Non Self-Propelled (YFD)

YFD-20 lost off California, 31 January 1943.

Lighter, Garbage (Self-Propelled) (YG)

YG-39 lost, 27 September 1944, and stricken from the Navy List, 13 November 1944.

YG-44 lost at Pearl Harbor, Territory of Hawaii, 7 February 1945.

Dredge (Self-Propelled) (YM)

YM-4 lost due to enemy action in the Philippine Islands and stricken from the Navy List,
22 February 1942.

YM-13 lost due to enemy action at Guam, Marianas Islands, and stricken from the Navy List, 22 February 1942.

Barge, Fuel Oil (Self-Propelled) (YO)

YO-41 lost due to enemy action in the Philippine Islands and stricken from the Navy List, 24 July 1942.

YO-42 lost due to enemy action in the Philippine Islands and stricken from the Navy List, 24 July 1942.

YO-64 lost due to enemy action in the Philippine Islands, January 1942, and stricken from the Navy List, 21 April 1944..

YO-156 lost at Sitka, Alaska, May 1945.

YO-157 lost at Sitka, Alaska, May 1945.

YO-159 lost off the New Hebrides Islands, 14 January 1944.

Pile Driver (Non Self-Propelled) (YPD)

YPD-22 lost due to enemy action in the Philippine Islands, January - May 1942.

Barge, Pontoon Storage (YPK)

YPK-6 lost due to enemy action in the Philippine Islands and stricken from the Navy List, 24 July 1942.

YPK-7 lost due to enemy action in the Philippine Islands and stricken from the Navy List, 24 July 1942.

Workshop, Floating (Non Self-Propelled) (YR)

YR-43 lost in the Gulf of Alaska, 28 March 1945.

Submarine Rescue Chamber (YRC)

YRC-4 lost due to enemy action in the Philippine Islands and stricken from the Navy List, 24 July 1942.

Pontoon, Salvage (YSP)

YSP-41 lost due to enemy action in the Philippine Islands and stricken from the Navy List, 24 July 1942.

YSP-42 lost due to enemy action in the Philippine Islands and stricken from the Navy List, 24 July 1942.

YSP-43 lost due to enemy action in the Philippine Islands and stricken from the Navy List, 24 July 1942.

YSP-44 lost due to enemy action in the Philippine Islands and stricken from the Navy List, 24 July 1942.

YSP-45 lost due to enemy action in the Philippine Islands and stricken from the Navy List, 24 July 1942.

YSP-46 lost due to enemy action in the Philippine Islands and stricken from the Navy List, 24 July 1942.

YSP-47 lost due to enemy action in the Philippine Islands and stricken from the Navy List, 24 July 1942.

YSP-48 lost due to enemy action in the Philippine Islands and stricken from the Navy List, 24 July 1942.

YSP-49 lost due to enemy action in the Philippine Islands and stricken from the Navy List, 24 July 1942.

YSP-50 lost due to enemy action in the Philippine Islands and stricken from the Navy List, 24 July 1942.

Barge, Sludge Removal (YSR)

YSR-2 lost due to enemy action in the Philippine Islands and stricken from the Navy List,
24 July 1942.

Harbor Tug (YT)

USS Banaag (YT-104) lost due to enemy action in the Philippine Islands and stricken from the Navy List, 24 July 1942.

USS Iona (YT-107) sunk by Japanese aircraft at Cavite, Luzon, Philippine Islands,
2 January 1942.

USS Mercedes (YT-108) destroyed to prevent capture at Cavite, Luzon, Philippine Islands, 2 January 1942.

USS Shahaka (YT-368) sunk after collision with ABSD-2 midway during transit from California to Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, 9 May 1944.

USS Vaga (YT-116) scuttled to prevent capture off Corregidor, Luzon, Philippine Islands, 5 May 1942.

YT-198 sunk off Anzio, Italy, 18 February, 1944.

YT-247 sunk, 5 April 1944, and stricken from the Navy List, 21 April 1944.

Harbor Tug, Medium (YTM)

YTM-467 lost in the Marshall or Gilbert Islands, March 1944, and stricken from the Navy List, 9 June 1944.

Barge, Water (YW)

YW-50 lost due to enemy action in the Philippine Islands and stricken from the Navy List, 24 July 1942.

YW-54 lost due to enemy action in the Philippine Islands and stricken from the Navy List, 24 July 1942.

YW-55 lost due to enemy action in the Philippine Islands and stricken from the Navy List, 24 July 1942.

YW-58 lost due to enemy action in the Philippine Islands and stricken from the Navy List, 24 July 1942.

U.S. Coast Guard Ships

Gunboat Type Cutter (WPG)

USCGC Alexander Hamilton (WPG-34) ) torpedoed by German submarine U-132 off Iceland, 29 January 1942; scuttled by destroyer Ericcson (DD-440) off Reykjavik, 30 January 1942.

USCGC Escanaba (WPG-77) sunk by undetermined explosion off Ivigtut, Greenland,
13 June 1943.

Patrol Boat (WPC)

USCGC Bedloe (WPC-128) foundered during a hurricane off Cape Hatteras, North Carolina, 14 September 1944.

USCGC Jackson (WPC-142) foundered during a hurricane off Cape Hatteras, North Carolina, 14 September 1944.

Patrol Boat, 83 Foot Type (Numbers 83300 - 83529)

USCGC 83415 foundered off Normandy, France, 21 June 1944.

USCGC 83421 sunk in collision off Florida, 30 June 1943.

USCGC 83471 foundered off Normandy, France, 21 June 1944.

Patrol Craft, Converted

USCGC 58012 sunk by explosion off Manomet Point, Massachusetts, 2 May 1943.

USCGC 85006 (ex-Catamount # 229192) sunk after explosion during patrol off Ambrose Light, New York, 27 March 1943.

Patrol Boat, Converted (WYP)

USCGC Bodega (WYP-342) lost by grounding during salvage operations off the Panama Canal, Panama, 20 December 1943.

USCGC Dow (WYP-353) lost by grounding during a gale off Mayaguez, Puerto Rico,
14 October 1943.

USCGC Natsek (WYP-170) foundered in the Strait of Belle Isle, Newfoundland, Canada, 17 December 1942.

USCGC Wilcox (WYP-333) foundered in heavy seas off Cape Hatteras, North Carolina, 30 September 1943.

Lighthouse Tender (WAGL)

USCGC Acacia (WAGL-200) sunk by gunfire from the German submarine U-161 south of Haiti, 15 March 1942.

USCGC Magnolia (WAGL-231) sunk in collision with the S.S. Maguerite LeHand off Mobile, Alabama, 24 August 1945.

Lightship, 123 Foot (LS)

USCGC Vineyard Sound Lightship (LS-73) sunk by a hurricane in Vineland Sound, Massachusetts, 14 September 1944.

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