List of shipwrecks in November 1944

The list of shipwrecks in November 1944 includes ships sunk, foundered, grounded, or otherwise lost during November 1944.

1 November

List of shipwrecks: 1 November 1944
ShipCountryDescription
USS Abner Read  United States Navy World War II: The Fletcher-class destroyer was sunk in the Leyte Gulf by a Japanese kamikaze attack by an Aichi D3A aircraft with the loss of 22 of her 336 crew.
Asama Maru  Imperial Japanese Navy World War II: Convoy MAMO-04: The Asama Maru-class troopship was torpedoed and sunk in the Bashi Channel (20°17′N 117°08′E) by USS Atule ( United States Navy). A total of 355 troops, 21 gunners and 98 crewmen were killed; 1,028 troops, 245 gunners and 103 crewmen were rescued by Sagi, W-17, and W-18 (all  Imperial Japanese Navy).[1]
Caroline Maru  Imperial Japanese Navy World War II: The auxiliary vessel was torpedoed and sunk in the South China Sea 12°57′N 120°12′E) by USS Blackfin ( United States Navy). 13 crew were killed.[2][3]
Horai Maru No.7  Japan World War II: The coastal tanker was torpedoed and sunk in the South China Sea off Mindoro, Philippines 12°57′N 120°12′E) by USS Ray ( United States Navy). Ten crew were killed.[2][3][4]
HMS LCG(L) 101 and HMS LCG(L) 102  Royal Navy The LCG(M) 1-class medium support landing craft were lost on this date.[5]
HMS LCI(S) 2532  Royal Navy The landing craft infantry (small) was lost on this date.[6]
HMS LCS(L) 252, HMS LCS(L) 256, and HMS LCS(L) 258  Royal Navy The landing craft support (large)s were lost on this date.[7]
Midsland  Germany World War II: The cargo ship was bombed and sunk at Calais, France, by Allied aircraft. She was refloated in November 1945 and scrapped at Hendrik-Ido-Ambacht, South Holland, Netherlands in April 1946.[8]
Stortind  Norway The coaster's cargo caught fire and she burned and sank in Billefjord, Norway. Two crew died.[9]
TA20  Kriegsmarine World War II: Action of 1 November 1944: The torpedo boat, a former Audace-class destroyer, was sunk in the Adriatic Sea south of Lošinj, Yugoslavia (44°36′N 14°32′E) by HMS Avon Vale and HMS Wheatland (both  Royal Navy).[10][11]
UJ 202  Kriegsmarine World War II: Action of 1 November 1944: The submarine chaser, a former Gabbiano-class corvette, was sunk in the Adriatic Sea west of Pag Island, Yugoslavia (44°34′N 14°44′E) by HMS Avon Vale and HMS Wheatland (both  Royal Navy).[12]
UJ 208  Kriegsmarine World War II: Action of 1 November 1944: The submarine chaser, a former Gabbiano-class corvette, was sunk in the Adriatic Sea west of Pag Island (44°34′N 14°44′E) by HMS Avon Vale and HMS Wheatland (both  Royal Navy).[12]
Unkai Maru No.12  Japan World War II: The transport ship was torpedoed and sunk in the South China Sea 12°57′N 120°12′E) by USS Blackfin ( United States Navy). 12 crew were killed.[2][3]
V 5525  Kriegsmarine World War II: The KFK 2-class naval drifter/Vorpostenboot was torpedoed and sunk in Sognefjord, Norway by HNoMS MTB-709 and HNoMS MTB-712 (both  Royal Norwegian Navy).[13]
V 5531  Kriegsmarine World War II: The KFK 2-class naval drifter/Vorpostenboot was torpedoed and sunk in Sognefjord, Norway by HNoMS MTB-709 and HNoMS MTB-712 (both  Royal Norwegian Navy).[13]
Vs 927 Ibis  Kriegsmarine The naval drifter/Vorpostenboot was lost on this date.[14]
Vs 928 Alk  Kriegsmarine The naval drifter/Vorpostenboot was lost on this date.[14]
HMS Whitaker  Royal Navy World War II: The Captain-class frigate was torpedoed and damaged in the Atlantic Ocean off Malin Head, County Donegal, Ireland (55°30′N 7°39′W) by U-483 ( Kriegsmarine) with the loss of 92 crew. The ship was destroyed forward of the bridge and was declared a constructive total loss.[15]

2 November

List of shipwrecks: 2 November 1944
ShipCountryDescription
Châteauroux  Free France The cargo ship ran aground in the River Mersey and was severely damaged. She was consequently scrapped.[16]
HMS Colsay  Royal Navy World War II: Operation Infatuate: The Isles-class naval trawler was torpedoed and sunk in the North Sea off Ostend, West Flanders, Belgium (51°14′N 02°47′E) by a Kriegsmarine Neger manned torpedo or by S167, S 175 and S 207 (all  Kriegsmarine).[13][17]
Fort Lee  United States World War II: The Type T2-SE-A2 tanker was torpedoed and sunk in the Indian Ocean (27°35′S 83°11′E) by U-181 ( Kriegsmarine) with the loss of 25 of her 75 crew. Sixteen survivors were rescued by Ernebank ( United Kingdom) on 7 November; seventeen by Tumacacori ( United States) on 9 November; and seventeen by Mary Ball ( United States) on 16 November.[18]
Hachijin Maru  Japan World War II: Convoy SIMA-04: The cargo ship was torpedoed and sunk in the South China Sea 225 nautical miles (417 km) east of Singapore (00°45′N 107°44′E) by HMS Tantalus ( Royal Navy). Six crewmen were killed.[19]
Kumano Maru  Imperial Japanese Navy World War II: the auxiliary netlayer was torpedoed and sunk in the Strait of Malacca by HMS Terrapin ( Royal Navy).[13]
Kuramasan Maru  Japan World War II: The cargo ship was torpedoed and sunk off Makassar, Netherlands East Indies (04°25′S 118°24′E) by USS Barbero ( United States Navy). 16 passengers and 5 crewmen were killed.[13][20]
HMS LCT 789, HMS LCT 839 and HMS LCT 7011  Royal Navy World War II: Operation Infatuate: The LCT-1-class landing craft tanks were lost off Walcheren, Zeeland, Netherlands.[13][21][22][23]
NO 45  Kriegsmarine The KFK 2-class naval drifter was lost on this date. Raised post war, repaired for GMSA, later to US for reparations.[24]
HMS Northcoates  Royal Navy The naval trawler sank in the English Channel off Littlehampton, Sussex while under tow (50°39′N 00°35′W).[25]
Noto Maru  Japan World War II: The ship was sunk off Luzon, Philippines by a near miss by Consolidated B-24 Liberator aircraft. Thirty troops, 50 other passengers, a gunner, and three crewmen were killed.[26]
Rio Bravo  United Kingdom World War II: The tanker was sunk in the North Sea while at anchor off Ostend by S167, S 175 and S 207 (all  Kriegsmarine). 14 crew were killed.[13][27]

3 November

List of shipwrecks: 3 November 1944
ShipCountryDescription
AF 92  Kriegsmarine The Artilleriefährprahm, a converted Type DM minelayer Marinefährprahm, was sunk on this date.[28]
Akikaze  Imperial Japanese Navy World War II: The Minekaze-class destroyer was torpedoed and sunk west of Cape Balingo, Philippines by USS Pintado ( United States Navy) with the loss of all hands when she intercepted torpedoes fired at the aircraft carrier Jun'yō ( Imperial Japanese Navy).
Atlas Maru  Imperial Japanese Army World War II: The Alaska Maru-class transport was torpedoed and damaged by USS Pomfret ( United States Navy), beached the next day on Sabtan Island in the South China Sea (20°18′N 121°51′E) and abandoned after her cargo was unloaded. Seventy-nine troops, and two crewmen were killed.[29]
Daimei Maru  Japan World War II: The cargo ship was torpedoed and sunk in the Pacific Ocean off Borneo (5°53′N 111°12′E) by USS Gurnard ( United States Navy). 31 passengers and three crewmen were killed.[30][31]
Hamburg Maru  Imperial Japanese Army World War II: Convoy MOMA-06: The Eastern Glade-class transport was torpedoed and damaged by USS Pomfret ( United States Navy). She was then scuttled by the escorts. Three troops, a gunner, and eighteen crewmen were killed.[32]
Hornøy  Norway The passenger ship ran aground at Austerbøen, Norway. She later floated off and sank.[33]

4 November

List of shipwrecks: 4 November 1944
ShipCountryDescription
Hermann Fritzen  Germany World War II: The cargo ship was sunk in an Allied air raid on Hamburg.[13]
Kagu Maru  Imperial Japanese Navy World War II: Convoy TAMA-31A: The auxiliary transport was torpedoed and damaged in the South China Sea by USS Bream, and USS Guitarro (both  United States Navy). She was then torpedoed and sunk by USS Ray ( United States Navy) 10.5 nautical miles (19.4 km) north-west of Cape Bolinao, Lingayen Gulf (15°54′N 119°45′E). Twenty-two passengers and 24 crewmen were killed.[4][34]
Signal  Germany World War II: The cargo ship was sunk in an Allied air raid on Hamburg.[13]
Sperrbrecher 30  Kriegsmarine World War II: The Sperrbrecher was sunk in an Allied air raid on Hamburg.[13]
TA49  Kriegsmarine World War II: The Spica-class torpedo boat was bombed and sunk at La Spezia, Italy by Allied aircraft.[35]
Veendam  Germany World War II: The accommodation ship was destroyed by fire in an Allied air raid on Hamburg.[13]
W-5  Imperial Japanese Navy World War II: The W-5-class minesweeper was torpedoed and sunk in the Malacca Strait (03°44′N 99°50′E) by HMS Terrapin ( Royal Navy) [36]

5 November

List of shipwrecks: 5 November 1944
ShipCountryDescription
AF 44  Kriegsmarine World War II: The Type C Artilleriefährprahm was sunk in an Allied air raid on Zijpe, North Holland, Netherlands.[13]
AF 47  Kriegsmarine The Artilleriefährprahm, a converted Type B Marinefährprahm, was sunk on this date.[28]
AF 92  Kriegsmarine World War II: The Artilleriefährprahm was sunk in an Allied air raid on Zijpe.[13]
F 511  Kriegsmarine The Type C2 Marinefährprahm was sunk on this date.[28]
F 829  Kriegsmarine The Type DM minelayer Marinefährprahm was sunk on this date.[28]
G 104  Kriegsmarine World War II: The submarine chaser was sunk in an American air raid on Fiume, Adriatic Littoral Zone.[13]
Kiebitz  Kriegsmarine World War II: The minelayer was bombed and sunk by American aircraft in the harbour at Fiume. Raised, repaired and returned to service post war by the Yugoslav Navy as training ship and presidential yacht Galeb.[13][37]
Kuckuck  Kriegsmarine World War II: The minelayer was bombed and sunk by British aircraft in the harbour at Fiume. Raised in 1948, repaired and put in merchant service by Yugoslavia.[38]
HMS LCP(L) 133 and HMS LCP(L) 302  Royal Navy The landing craft personnel (large) were lost on this date.[39]
HMS LCT 457  Royal Navy World War II: The landing craft tank struck a mine and sank in the North Sea.[40]
Nachi  Imperial Japanese Navy World War II: The Myōkō-class cruiser was bombed, torpedoed and sunk in Manila Bay (14°31′N 120°44′E) by aircraft based on USS Lexington and USS Ticonderoga (both  United States Navy) with the loss of 807 crewmen. Two hundred and twenty survivors were rescued by Kasumi and Ushio (both  Imperial Japanese Navy).
PB-107  Imperial Japanese Navy World War II: The patrol boat was bombed and sunk west of the entrance to Manila Bay off Lubang Island, Philippines (14°23′N 120°25′E) by Grumman F4F Wildcat aircraft of the United States Navy. Her commanding officer and 34 crewmen were killed, 54 crew were wounded.
USS PT-320  United States Navy World War II: The ELCO 80'-class PT boat was sunk by a kamikaze off Leyte, Philippines (11°11′N 125°05′E).[41]
TA21  Kriegsmarine World War II: The torpedo boat, a former Indomito-class destroyer was sunk in an American air raid on Fiume.[13]
Wildfang  Kriegsmarine World War II: The Indomito-class torpedo boat was torpedoed and sunk at Fiume by a U.S. plane.[42]

6 November

List of shipwrecks: 6 November 1944
ShipCountryDescription
HMS LCT 609  Royal Navy The LCT-1-class landing craft tank was lost in a storm off Ostend, West Flanders, Belgium.[43]
Marifu Maru  Japan World War II: The tanker was sunk off Leyte, Philippines by aircraft based on USS Ticonderoga ( United States Navy).[13]
Marion Moller  United Kingdom World War II: The cargo ship was torpedoed and sunk in the Bay of Bengal off Ceylon (10°40′N 81°10′E) by Ro-133 ( Imperial Japanese Navy).[44][45]
Oxhoft  Germany World War II: The cargo ship was bombed and sunk by Allied aircraft at Hamburg, Germany.[46]
Schiffbek  Germany World War II: The transport struck a mine and sank in the Baltic Sea off Liepāja, Latvia.[13]

7 November

List of shipwrecks: 7 November 1944
ShipCountryDescription
USS Albacore  United States Navy World War II: The Gato-class submarine struck a mine and sank in the Pacific Ocean off Hokkaidō, Japan with the loss of all sixty crew.
Kiri Maru No. 8  Japan World War II: The transport ship was torpedoed and sunk in the Pacific Ocean off Tokyo by USS Greenling ( United States Navy).[47]
Kota Maru  Japan World War II: The tanker was torpedoed and sunk in the Pacific Ocean off Tokyo by USS Greenling ( United States Navy).[47]
HM LST-420  Royal Navy World War II: The tank landing ship was sunk by a mine in the English Channel.[48]
HMS LCT 976  Royal Navy The LCT-1-class landing craft tank sank near the mouth of the Scheldt.[49]

8 November

List of shipwrecks: 8 November 1944
ShipCountryDescription
Aquila  Germany World War II: The cargo ship was bombed and sunk in Frøysjøen, Norway by Bristol Beaufighter aircraft of 144 Squadron Royal Air Force and 404 Squadron, Royal Canadian Air Force.[13][50]
Banei Maru  Japan World War II: The tanker was torpedoed and sunk west of Mindoro, Philippines by USS Hardhead ( United States Navy).[13]
Framnæs  Norway World War II: The coaster was bombed and damaged in Frøysjøen, Norway by Bristol Beaufighter aircraft of 144 Squadron, Royal Air Force and 404 Squadron, Royal Canadian Air Force, with the loss of six lives. She was beached at Austnes. Later refloated, but laid up. Repaired post-war and returned to service.[13][50]
USS Growler  United States Navy World War II: The Gato-class submarine was sunk in the Pacific Ocean by CD-19, Chiburi and Shigure (all  Imperial Japanese Navy) with the loss of all 60 crew.[13]
Hakko Maru  Japan World War II: The cargo ship was torpedoed and sunk in the Yellow Sea by USS Queenfish ( United States Navy).[13]
Helga Ferdinand  Germany World War II: The cargo ship was bombed and sunk in Frøysjøen by Bristol Beaufighter aircraft of 144 Squadron, Royal Air Force and 404 Squadron, Royal Canadian Air Force.[13][50]
HMML 916  Royal Navy World War II: The Fairmile B motor launch was sunk by a mine off Walsoorden, Zeeland, Netherlands.[51]
Keijo Maru  Japan World War II: The cargo ship was torpedoed and sunk in the Yellow Sea by USS Queenfish ( United States Navy).[13]
Manei Maru  Imperial Japanese Navy World War II: The oiler (a.k.a. Banei Maru and Men'ei Maru) was torpedoed and sunk (13°30′N 119°25′E) by USS Hardhead ( United States Navy). Thirty-six crewmen were killed.[52]
Nichinan Maru No.2  Japan World War II: Convoy MASHI-03: The tanker was torpedoed and broke in two with the stern sinking this day and the bow sinking the next day in the South China Sea west of the Philippines (14°10′N 116°37′E) by USS Redfin ( United States Navy). Eighty troops, five gunners, and a crewman were killed.[53][54]
Ryūsei Maru  Imperial Japanese Navy World War II: The auxiliary submarine chaser was torpedoed and sunk in the Yellow Sea by the submarine USS Queenfish ( United States Navy).[13]
Sagi  Imperial Japanese Navy World War II: The Ōtori-class torpedo boat was torpedoed and sunk in the South China Sea 60 nautical miles (110 km) west south west of Cape Bolinao (16°09′N 118°56′E) by USS Gunnel ( United States Navy).[55][56]
Shimotsu Maru  Japan World War II: The tanker was torpedoed and sunk in the Pacific Ocean by USS Barbero.[13]
Svanhild  Denmark The cargo ship collided with Fortuna ( Germany) and sank in the Baltic Sea. Her crew survived.[57]

9 November

List of shipwrecks: 9 November 1944
ShipCountryDescription
Chojusan Maru  Imperial Japanese Navy World War II: Convoy TAMA-28: The auxiliary gunboat was sunk 50 nautical miles (93 km) off Kyushu (31°15′N 129°10′E) by USS Queenfish ( United States Navy).[58]
Hishi Maru No.2  Imperial Japanese Navy World War II: Convoy B-02: The oiler was torpedoed and sunk in the Mindoro Strait (12°24′N 120°45′E) by USS Haddo ( United States Navy). Eleven crewmen were killed.[59]
MAL 25  Kriegsmarine The MAL 1a type landing fire support lighter was wrecked on this date.[60]
MRS 3  Kriegsmarine The minesweeper sank in a storm at Dordrecht, Netherlands. Later raised, repaired and returned to service.[61]
Shimotsu Maru  Japan World War II: Convoy MASHI-03: The oiler was torpedoed and sunk in the South China Sea (14°32′N 116°52′E) by USS Barbero ( United States Navy). Nine troops and 30 crewmen were killed.[54]
Sperrbrecher 190  Kriegsmarine World War II: The Sperrbrecher was sunk at Svendborg, Denmark by saboteurs.[13]
U-537  Kriegsmarine World War II: The Type IXC/40 submarine was torpedoed and sunk in the Java Sea east of Surabaya, Netherlands East Indies (7°13′S 115°17′E) by USS Flounder ( United States Navy) with the loss of all 58 crew.

10 November

List of shipwrecks: 10 November 1944
ShipCountryDescription
Amgun  Soviet Navy World War II: The auxiliary gunboat was damaged by mines off Tallinn and sank while under tow. One Soviet sailor was killed.[62][63]
CD-11  Imperial Japanese Navy World War II: Convoy TA-4: The Type C escort ship was skip-bombed by North American B-25 Mitchell aircraft north of Cebu (10°51′N 124°32′E) and was beached. Eighty-nine crewmen were killed. Fifty-nine survivors were rescued by CD-13 ( Imperial Japanese Navy). CD-13 then destroyed the wreck with gunfire.[64]
Carl Cords  Germany World War II: The cargo ship was torpedoed and sunk in the Baltic Sea off Ventspils, Latvia (57°30′N 21°23′E) by Shch-309 ( Soviet Navy).[65]
Celebes Maru  Imperial Japanese Army World War II: Convoy TA-3: The Celebes Maru No. 1-class transport ran aground on Subunguin Reef in the Sibuyan Sea (13°17′N 122°27′E) during a storm. On 11 November, some 1,500 troops were rescued by T-6, T-9, and T-10, (all  Imperial Japanese Navy). While aground she was attacked by aircraft on 14 November. A crewman was killed and eleven were wounded. While still aground she was bombed and destroyed on 15 November by a Consolidated PB4Y Liberator of the United States Navy. Eighty-eight troops and five crewmen were killed. Five-hundred and sixty troops and an unknown number of crewmen were rescued by Koa Maru, Koyo Maru, Ebisu Maru, Myojin Maru, Shinriki Maru, Eiho Maru, Miyuki Maru, Shinsei Maru, (all  Japan).[66]
Empire Wold  United Kingdom World War II: The Warrior-class rescue tug foundered in heavy seas off Iceland probably at (64°29′N 23°04′W) while going to the aide of Shirvan ( United Kingdom) and Godafoss ( Iceland). Lost with all 16 (or 9 crewmen and 1 gunner) hands. Wreck located in 2018.[67]
Godafoss  Iceland World War II: Convoy UR 142: The passenger ship was torpedoed and sunk in the Atlantic Ocean off Iceland by U-300 ( Kriegsmarine) with the loss of 24 of the 43 people on board.[68][69]
Gokoku Maru  Imperial Japanese Navy World War II: The Hokoku Maru-class armed merchant cruiser was torpedoed and sunk in the Pacific Ocean 7 nautical miles (13 km) off Koshiki Jima, eastern Kyushu, Japan (33°31′N 129°19′E) by USS Barb ( United States Navy). Three hundred and twenty-six passengers and crew were killed.[70]
HMS Hydra  Royal Navy World War II: The Algerine-class minesweeper struck a mine in the North Sea off Ostend, West Flanders, Belgium and was severely damaged. She was taken in to Sheerness, Kent but was declared a constructive total loss. HMS Hydra was consequently scrapped post-war.
USS Mount Hood  United States Navy

The Mount Hood-class ammunition ship exploded and sank at Seeadler Harbor, Manus, Admiralty Islands with the loss of all 350 crew on board, as well as 82 crew of USS Mindanao. Thirteen landing ship mediums were sunk, as well as eight smaller vessels.

Kashii Maru  Imperial Japanese Army World War II: Convoy TA-4: The Kashii Maru-class transport was bombed and sunk north of Cebu, Philippines by North American B-25 Mitchell aircraft of the United States Thirteenth Air Force.[66]
HMS LCP(S) 129  Royal Navy The landing craft, personnel (small) was lost on this date.[39]
PB-46  Imperial Japanese Navy World War II: The patrol boat, a former Wakatake-class destroyer, was torpedoed and sunk in Suruga Bay south west of Cape Iru, Japan (34°30′N 138°34′E) by USS Greenling ( United States Navy).[47]
USS PT-321  United States Navy World War II: The ELCO 80'-class PT boat ran aground in San Isidro Bay, Leyte, Philippines (11°25′N 124°19′E) after attacking Convoy TA-3 and was scuttled.[71]
Shirvan  United Kingdom World War II: Convoy UR 142: The tanker was torpedoed and sunk in the Atlantic Ocean (64°08′N 22°50′W) by U-300 ( Kriegsmarine) with the loss of eighteen of her 45 crew. Survivors were rescued by HNoMS Honningsvåg ( Royal Norwegian Navy) and HMS Reward ( Royal Navy).[72]
Stockholm  Denmark The cargo ship sprang a leak and foundered in the Baltic Sea.[57]
Takatsu Maru  Imperial Japanese Army World War II: Convoy TA-4: The Takatsu Maru-class landing craft carrier (a.k.a. Kozu Maru and Koshin Maru) was bombed and sunk north of Cebu by North American B-25 Mitchell aircraft of the United States Thirteenth Air Force. 243 Gunners and 104 crewmen were killed. A few survivors were rescued by CD-11 and CD-13 (both  Imperial Japanese Navy).[64]
VG 327  Kriegsmarine The KFK 2-class naval drifter/Vorpostenboot was sunk on this date.[24]

11 November

List of shipwrecks: 11 November 1944
ShipCountryDescription
Anna Peters  Germany World War II: The cargo ship was mined and sunk off Fredrikshavn, Denmark.[73]
CHa-76  Imperial Japanese Navy World War II: The CHa-1-class submarine chaser was sunk in the East China Sea between Jeju and Tsushima (33°48′N 128°20′E) by USS Sea Owl ( United States Navy).[74]
Hamanami  Imperial Japanese Navy World War II: Convoy TA-3: The Yūgumo-class destroyer was bombed and sunk in Ormoc Bay (10°50′N 124°31′E) by United States Navy aircraft. Sixty-three crew were killed and 42 were wounded. One hundred and sixty-seven survivors were rescued by Asashimo ( Imperial Japanese Navy).[75]
Kasagisan Maru  Imperial Japanese Navy World War II: The cargo ship ran aground off San Fernando, Luzon, Philippines (16°37′N 120°19′E) in a storm. She was bombed and damaged beyond repair by aircraft from USS Essex and USS Langley (both  United States Navy) on 25 November. She was abandoned with the loss of 34 crewmen.[76]
Mikasa Maru  Japan World War II: Convoy TA-3: The cargo ship was bombed and sunk in Ormoc Bay Leyte Island, Philippines by United States Navy aircraft. Seventy-two crewmen and 47 troops were killed.[77]
Misaki Maru  Japan World War II: Convoy MAYU-10: The cargo ship was torpedoed and sunk in the South China Sea south of the Paracel Islands (15°10′N 112°40′E) by USS Barbel ( United States Navy). Three crewmen and eight others were killed.[78]
Naganami  Imperial Japanese Navy World War II: Convoy TA-3: The Yūgumo-class destroyer was bombed and sunk in Ormoc Bay (10°50′N 124°31′E) by United States Navy aircraft. One hundred fifty-six people were killed, 72 survivors were rescued by Asashimo ( Imperial Japanese Navy).[79]
Palang Maru  Japan World War II: The coaster was torpedoed and sunk in the Strait of Malacca by HMS Tantalus ( Royal Navy).[13]
USS Scamp  United States Navy World War II: The Gato-class submarine was depth charged and damaged by a patrol bomber of the 91st N.A.G., then depth charged and sunk south of Tokyo Bay, north of Hachijo Island, (33°38′N 141°00′E) by CD-4 ( Imperial Japanese Navy) with the loss of all 60 crew.[80]
Seiho Maru  Japan World War II: Convoy TA-3: The cargo ship was bombed sunk in Ormoc Bay by United States Navy aircraft. Eighty-six crewmen and 44 troops were killed.[77]
Shimakaze  Imperial Japanese Navy World War II: Convoy TA-3: The destroyer was bombed and sunk in Ormoc Bay (10°50′N 124°31′E) by United States Navy aircraft.[81]
Taizan Maru  Japan World War II: Convoy TA-3: The cargo ship was bombed sunk in Ormoc Bay Leyte Island, Philippines by United States Navy aircraft. Sixty-five crewmen, and as many as 2,000 troops, were killed.[77]
Tensho Maru  Japan World War II: Convoy TA-3: The cargo ship was bombed sunk in Ormoc Bay Leyte Island, Philippines by United States Navy aircraft. 76 crewmen, and as many as 2,000 troops, were killed.[77]
U-771  Kriegsmarine World War II: The Type VIIC submarine was torpedoed and sunk in Andfjord (69°17′N 16°28′E) by HMS Venturer ( Royal Navy) with the loss of all 51 crew.
U-1200  Kriegsmarine World War II: The Type VIIC submarine was depth charged and sunk in the Atlantic Ocean south of Ireland (50°24′N 9°10′W) by HMS Kenilworth Castle, HMS Launceston Castle, HMS Pevensey Castle and HMS Portchester Castle (all  Royal Navy) with the loss of all 53 crew.[82]
UJ-1808  Kriegsmarine World War II: The naval trawler was sunk by Allied aircraft.[83]
Unkai Maru  Japan World War II: The cargo ship was torpedoed and sunk in the South China Sea by USS Raton ( United States Navy).[84]
V 1802 Orient  Kriegsmarine World War II: The Vorpostenboot was sunk in the Baltic Sea off Memel by Soviet aircraft.[13]
W-22  Imperial Japanese Navy World War II: The W-19-class minesweeper was sunk by a mine off Babelthuap, Palau.[85]
W-30  Imperial Japanese Navy World War II: Convoy TA-3: The W-19-class minesweeper was bombed and sunk in Ormoc Bay (10°50′N 124°31′E) by United States Navy aircraft.[86]
Wakatsuki  Imperial Japanese Navy World War II: Convoy TA-3: The Akizuki-class destroyer was bombed and sunk in Ormoc Bay (10°50′N 124°31′E) by United States Navy aircraft.[87]

12 November

List of shipwrecks: 12 November 1944
ShipCountryDescription
CHa-84  Imperial Japanese Navy World War II: The No.1-class auxiliary submarine chaser was sunk off Balabac, Philippines by American aircraft.[88]
Cornouaille Vichy France World War II: Convoy KS357: The cargo ship was shelled and sunk off Egersund, Norway by HMS Bellona, HMS Kent, HMS Myngs, HMS Verulam, HMS Zambesi, (all  Royal Navy) and HMCS Algonquin ( Royal Canadian Navy).[13]
Greif  Germany World War II: Convoy KS357: The cargo ship was sunk with gunfire off Egersund by HMS Bellona, HMS Kent, HMS Myngs, HMS Verulam, HMS Zambesi, (all  Royal Navy) and HMCS Algonquin ( Royal Canadian Navy).[89]
Gyokuyo Maru  Imperial Japanese Navy World War II: Convoy MOMA-07: The transport was torpedoed and damaged 248 nautical miles (459 km) southwest of Nagasaki (31°30′N 125°57′E) by USS Barb ( United States Navy). She was torpedoed and sunk while under tow in the East China Sea 155 nautical miles (287 km) east of Shanghai (31°04′N 123°56′E) by USS Spadefish ( United States Navy) on 14 November. A total of 401 troops and 46 crewmen were killed.[90]
I-38  Imperial Japanese Navy World War II: The submarine was depth charged and sunk in the Pacific Ocean off Palau by USS Nicholas ( United States Navy.[13][91]
KMD  Germany World War II: Convoy KS357: The cargo ship was sunk in the North Sea south east of Egersund by shellfire from HMS Bellona, HMS Kent, HMS Myngs, HMS Verulam, HMS Zambesi, (all  Royal Navy) and HMCS Algonquin ( Royal Canadian Navy).[8]
KT 35  Kriegsmarine World War II: The transport ship was destroyed in an Allied air raid on Genoa, Italy.[13]
KT 36  Kriegsmarine World War II: The transport ship was damaged in an Allied air raid on Monoglia, Italy. She was beached.[13]
USS LCI(L)-684  United States Navy World War II: The LCI-351-class landing craft infantry was damaged beyond repair by a kamikaze off Leyte, Philippines, and beached. All aboard survived. She was later surveyed and stricken.[92]
Lee S. Overman  United States World War II: The Liberty ship struck a mine and sank in the English Channel off Le Havre, Charente-Maritime, France.[93]
M-416 and M-427  Kriegsmarine World War II: Convoy KS357: The Type 1940 minesweepers were shelled and sunk off Egersund by HMS Bellona, HMS Kent, HMS Myngs, HMS Verulam HMS Zambesi, (all  Royal Navy) and HMCS Algonquin ( Royal Canadian Navy).[94][95]
HMAS Marlean  Royal Australian Navy The channel patrol boat caught fire in Sydney Harbour, Australia, and burned to the waterline.
Naruo Maru  Imperial Japanese Navy World War II: Convoy MOMA-07: The transport was torpedoed, blew up and sank 248 nautical miles (459 km) south west of Nagasaki (31°30′N 125°57′E) by USS Barb ( United States Navy). A total of 490 troops, 131 gunners and 72 crewmen were killed.[90]
Sugiyama Maru  Japan World War II: Convoy MAYU-10: The cargo ship was torpedoed and sunk in the South China Sea south of the Paracel Islands (15°15′N 112°10′E) by USS Barbel ( United States Navy). Many troops and 15 crewmen were killed; 652 Survivors of Sugiyama Maru and Misaki Maru (sunk the previous day) were rescued by W-17, W-18, and W-20 (all  Imperial Japanese Navy).[78]
Tatsuaki Maru  Japan World War II: Convoy MOMA-07: The cargo ship was torpedoed and sunk in the Yellow Sea (31°46′N 125°40′E) by USS Peto ( United States Navy). A total of 125 troops, 20 gunners, and 65 crewmen were killed.[96]
Tirpitz  Kriegsmarine

World War II: Operation Catechism: The Bismarck-class battleship was bombed and capsized at Tromsø, Norway, by bombing from Avro Lancasters of 9 and 617 Squadrons, Royal Air Force with the loss of at least 950 lives. She was scrapped in situ 1948–57.

UJ 1221, UJ 1223 and UJ 1713  Kriegsmarine World War II: Convoy KS357: The KUJ-class submarine chasers were sunk off Egersund by HMS Bellona, HMS Kent, HMS Myngs HMS Verulam HMS Zambesi, (all  Royal Navy) and HMCS Algonquin ( Royal Canadian Navy).[97]

13 November

List of shipwrecks: 13 November 1944
ShipCountryDescription
Akebono  Imperial Japanese Navy World War II: The Fubuki-class destroyer was bombed and sunk at the Cavite Navy Yard, Manila, Philippines (14°35′N 120°50′E) by United States Navy aircraft. Of her 230 crew, 48 were killed and 43 were wounded.[98]
Akishimo  Imperial Japanese Navy World War II: The Yūgumo-class destroyer was bombed and sunk at the Cavite Navy Yard (14°35′N 120°50′E) by United States Navy aircraft. Fifteen crew were killed and 25 were wounded.[99]
CHa-116  Imperial Japanese Navy World War II: The CHa-112-class auxiliary submarine chaser was bombed and sunk in Manila Bay, Philippines by United States Navy aircraft.[100]
Carl Zeiss  Kriegsmarine World War II: The training ship was under tow to Dünemünde where she was to be sunk as a blockship, but sprang a leak, foundering the next day (58°52′N 20°38′E). Shch-310 ( Soviet Navy) claimed to have torpedoed and sunk her.[40]
Daito Maru  Imperial Japanese Navy World War II: The guard ship was bombed and sunk in Manila Bay (14°29′N 120°55′E) by United States Navy aircraft.[101]
Eiwa Maru  Japan World War II: The Standard Type 2AT oiler was bombed and sunk by in Manila Bay (14°35′N 120°55′E) by United States Navy aircraft.[100]
Fl.B 529  Kriegsmarine World War II: The Flugsicherungsboot was sunk off Lindesnes, Norway by de Havilland Mosquito aircraft of 235 and 248 Squadrons, Royal Air Force.[13]
Gassan Maru  Japan World War II: The coaster was torpedoed and sunk off the Kuril Islands by USS Seal ( United States Navy).[13]
Hatsuharu  Imperial Japanese Navy World War II: The Hatsuharu-class destroyer was bombed and sunk in Manila Bay (14°35′N 120°50′E) by United States Navy aircraft with the loss of twelve of her 230 crew.
Hatsu Maru  Japan World War II: The cargo ship was bombed and sunk in Manila Bay (14°35′N 120°55′E) by United States Navy aircraft.[100]
I-12  Imperial Japanese Navy World War II: The A2 type submarine was hedgehogged and sunk in the Pacific Ocean east of Hawaii by USS Ardent and USS Rockford (both  United States Navy).
Kinka Maru  Japan World War II: The cargo ship was bombed and sunk in Manila Bay (14°35′N 120°55′E) by United States Navy aircraft.[102]
Kakogawa Maru  Japan World War II: The tanker was bombed and sunk in Manila Bay (14°35′N 120°55′E) by United States Navy aircraft.[100]
Kiso  Imperial Japanese Navy World War II: The Kuma-class cruiser was bombed and sunk in Manila Bay 8 nautical miles (15 km) west of Cavite Navy Yard (14°35′N 120°50′E) by aircraft based on USS Cowpens, USS Enterprise, USS Essex, USS Hornet, USS Langley, USS Monterey and USS Ticonderoga.
M 427  Kriegsmarine The minesweeper was wrecked off Sogndalstrand, Norway.[103]
Neptun  Norway World War II: The cargo ship was sunk at Bergen, Norway by explosives in an operation by the Norwegian resistance movement. Raised in 1945, repaired and returned to service.[104]
Okinami  Imperial Japanese Navy World War II: The Yūgumo-class destroyer was bombed and sunk 8 nautical miles (15 km) west of Manila (14°35′N 120°50′E) by United States Navy aircraft. Fourteen crew were killed and 19 were wounded.[105]
Ondo  Imperial Japanese Navy World War II: The Shiretoko-class oiler was bombed and sunk in Manila Bay (14°29′N 120°55′E) by United States Navy aircraft.[101]
R 32  Kriegsmarine World War II: The Type R-25 minesweeper was sunk west of Lindenes by de Havilland Mosquito aircraft of 235 and 248 Squadrons, Royal Air Force.[13][106]
Saude  Norway The coaster collided with U-1052 ( Kriegsmarine) near Bergen, Norway, (60°20′N 5°10′E) and sank. All 51 people on board were rescued.[107]
Seiwa Maru  Japan World War II: The cargo ship was bombed and sunk in Manila Bay (14°35′N 120°55′E) by United States Navy aircraft.[100]
Sekiho Maru  Japan World War II: The tanker was bombed and sunk in Manila Bay (14°35′N 120°55′E) by United States Navy aircraft.[100]
Shinkoku Maru  Japan World War II: The cargo ship was bombed and sunk in Manila Bay (14°35′N 120°55′E) by United States Navy aircraft.[100]
Taitoku Maru  Japan World War II: The cargo ship was bombed and sunk in Manila Bay (14°35′N 120°55′E) by United States Navy aircraft.[100]
Teiyu Maru  Japan World War II: The tanker was bombed and sunk in Manila Bay (14°35′N 120°55′E) by United States Navy aircraft.[100]
V 1708 Süd III  Kriegsmarine World War II: The Vorpostenboot was severely damaged at Helsingør, Zealand, Denmark due to sabotage.[13]

14 November

List of shipwrecks: 14 November 1944
ShipCountryDescription
Ayagiri Maru  Japan World War II: The oiler was bombed and sunk in the Mindoro Sea (12°40′N 120°41′E) by Grumman F6F Hellcat aircraft based on USS Yorktown ( United States Navy). Four crewmen were killed.[108]
CD-7  Imperial Japanese Navy World War II: Convoy MATA-32: The Type C escort ship was torpedoed and sunk in the South China Sea off Cape Bolinao (17°46′N 117°57′E) by USS Ray ( United States Navy). One hundred and fifty-six crewmen were killed.[109]
Gula  Norway World War II: The coaster was bombed and damaged off Dingja, Norway by Allied aircraft. She was beached with the loss of five lives. Later refloated and towed to Leirvik, Norway for repairs.[110]
Harley  United Kingdom The cargo ship foundered in the North Sea off the coast of Scotland (56°18′00″N 2°09′12″W) after springing a leak. Seven men were lost.[111]
Heiyo  Imperial Japanese Navy World War II: The escort ship, a former 24-class sloop, struck a mine and sank in the Java Sea.[13]
Sardinen  Norway World War II: The fishing trawler was bombed in Sognefjord, Norway, by de Havilland Mosquito aircraft of 143, 235 and 248 Squadrons, Royal Air Force and sank after being towed to shallow waters. One man was killed. She was raised and repaired in 1945.[13][112]
Unkai Maru No. 5  Japan World War II: Convoy MATA-32: The transport was torpedoed and sunk in the South China Sea off Cape Bolinao (17°46′N 117°57′E) by USS Ray ( United States Navy). Forty-three crewmen were killed.[109]
V 6413 Fro  Kriegsmarine World War II: The Vorpostenboot was sunk off Trondheim, Norway by aircraft based on HMS Pursuer ( Royal Navy). Ten crewmen were killed and three wounded.[13][113]

15 November

List of shipwrecks: 15 November 1944
ShipCountryDescription
Akitsu Maru  Imperial Japanese Army World War II: Convoy HI-81: The aircraft ferry/landing craft depot ship was torpedoed and sunk in Korean Strait by USS Queenfish ( United States Navy) with the loss of 2,093 troops, 140 Gunners and 67 crew. There were 310 survivors.[114]
DB 21  Kriegsmarine The KFK 2-class naval drifter was lost on this date.[24]
Hinaga Maru  Japan World War II: Convoy MI-25: The ore carrier was torpedoed and sunk in the South China Sea 9.7 nautical miles (18 km) south east of Cape Padaran, French Indochina (11°16′N 108°54′E) by USS Jack ( United States Navy) with the loss of 34 troops and a crewman.[115]
Koa Maru  Japan World War II: The motor-sailer was attacked by a Consolidated B-24 Liberator aircraft and was beached at Batangas City, Philippines.[77]
Kojo Maru  Imperial Japanese Navy World War II: The guardboat was sunk off the coast of Japan by USS Saury ( United States Navy).[13]
Kurasaki  Imperial Japanese Navy World War II: Convoy MATA-32: The Kurasaki-class fleet supply ship was torpedoed and sunk in the South China Sea west of Luzon (17°27′N 117°43′E) by USS Raton ( United States Navy). There were 92 survivors.[116]
HMS LCM 1101  Royal Navy The landing craft mechanized was lost on this date.[117]
Luigi Settembrini  Regia Marina World War II: The Luigi Settembrini-class submarine was rammed and sunk in the Atlantic Ocean west of Gibraltar (36°11′N 19°45′W) by USS Frament ( United States Navy). Forty-two crew were killed and 14 survivors were rescued by USS Frament.
Musson  Soviet Union World War II: The tug was mined and sunk in the Barents Sea. Her master and eight crewmen were killed. Nine crewmen were rescued.[118]
Myojin Maru  Japan World War II: The motor-sailer was attacked by a Consolidated B-24 Liberator aircraft and was beached at Batangas City.[77]
Nachiryu Maru No. 12  Imperial Japanese Navy World War II: The guardboat was sunk off the coast of Japan by USS Silversides ( United States Navy).[13]
Nichiei Maru  Japan World War II: The cargo ship was torpedoed and sunk in the South China Sea by USS Jack ( United States Navy).[119]
Schirmeck  Germany World War II: The cargo ship was sunk by saboteurs at Copenhagen, Denmark.[120]
Sugiyama Maru  Japan World War II: The transport ship was torpedoed and sunk in the South China Sea by USS Barbel ( Imperial Japanese Navy).[13]
Toyo Maru  Japan World War II: The cargo ship was torpedoed and sunk off Mindoro, Philippines by USS Guavina ( United States Navy).[13]
Yuzan Maru No. 2  Japan World War II: Convoy MI-25: The tanker was torpedoed and damaged in the South China Sea 9.7 nautical miles (18 km) south east of Cape Padaran, French Indochina (11°16′N 108°54′E) by USS Jack ( United States Navy). She was beached and abandoned as a total loss. Seven men were killed.[119][121]

16 November

List of shipwrecks: 16 November 1944
ShipCountryDescription
AF 22  Kriegsmarine World War II: The Type C Artilleriefährprahm was sunk in the Irben Strait off "Sventoi" by Soviet aircraft.[13][122]
AF 26  Kriegsmarine World War II: The Type C Artilleriefährprahm was sunk in the Baltic Sea off Ventspils, Lithuania by Soviet aircraft.[13][122]
Kaishin Maru No. 2  Japan World War II: The coaster was torpedoed and sunk in the Java Sea by HNLMS O-19 ( Royal Netherlands Navy).[13]
Kisaragi Maru  Imperial Japanese Navy World War II: The auxiliary cruiser was torpedoed and sunk off the coast of Japan by USS Scabbardfish ( United States Navy).[13]
Kyoei Maru  Imperial Japanese Navy World War II: The Koyoei Maru-class replenishment oiler was bombed and sunk in the Tarakan Channel off Borneo (03°30′N 117°00′E) by Consolidated B-24 Liberator and Lockheed P-38 Lightning aircraft. Twenty-five passengers and a crewman were killed.[123]
Svein I  Norway World War II: The boat struck a mine and sank in Oslofjord off the Gullholmen Lighthouse, Norway with the loss of two of her five crew.[9]
Taikai Maru No. 3  Imperial Japanese Navy World War II: The guardboat was sunk off the coast of Japan by USS Tambor ( United States Navy.[13]

17 November

List of shipwrecks: 17 November 1944
ShipCountryDescription
Edogawa Maru  Japan World War II: Convoy Mi-27: The troopship was torpedoed and damaged in the Yellow Sea off Cheju Island, Korea by USS Sunfish ( United States Navy). She was torpedoed again by USS Sunfish the next day and sunk with the loss of 1,998 troops and 116 crewmen.[124][125]
Esashi Maru  Japan World War II: Convoy MATA-33: The ship was bombed by American aircraft. She was beached and abandoned north of San Fernando, Luzon, Philippines. A gunner and three crewmen were killed and 55 people were wounded.[126]
Fusa Maru  Imperial Japanese Navy World War II: The guardboat was shelled and severely damaged off the coast of Japan by USS Burrfish and USS Ronquil (both  United States Navy). She was not repaired.[13]
Hiyodori  Imperial Japanese Navy World War II: Convoy MI-20: The Ōtori-class torpedo boat was torpedoed and sunk in the Pacific Ocean 140 nautical miles (260 km) east north east of Cape Tourane, French Indochina (16°56′N 110°30′E) by USS Gunnel ( United States Navy).[127]
HMS LCT 1022  Royal Navy The LCT-1-class landing craft tank was wrecked off Dungeness, Kent.[128]
USS LST-6  United States Navy World War II: The landing ship tank was sunk by a mine in Seine Bay, France.[129]
HMAS ML 827  Royal Australian Navy The Fairmile B motor launch ran aground in Jacquinot Bay, New Guinea. Refloated, but sank under tow on 20 November.[130]
Mayasan Maru  Imperial Japanese Army World War II: Convoy HI-81: The Mayasan Maru-class landing craft depot ship was torpedoed and sunk in the Yellow Sea 110 nautical miles (200 km) southwest of Saishu Island (33°17′N 124°41′E) by the submarine USS Spadefish ( United States Navy). A total of 3,187 troops, 194 gunners, and 56 crewmen were killed. Survivors were rescued by Tsushima and CD-61 (both  Imperial Japanese Navy).[131]
NKI 01 Glommen  Kriegsmarine World War II: The guard ship, a former Glommen-class minelayer, was bombed and sunk, or torpedoed in Trondheim Fjord by British aircraft.[13]
No.156  Imperial Japanese Navy World War II: The submarine chaser was torpedoed and sunk in the Yellow Sea by USS Spadefish ( United States Navy).[124]
Osakasan Maru  Japan World War II: Convoy MI-27: The oiler was torpedoed and sunk in the Yellow Sea off Cheju Island (33°30′N 124°30′E) by USS Peto ( United States Navy). Eighty passengers and 62 crewmen were killed.[124][132]
Seisho Maru  Japan World War II: Convoy MI-27: The Design 1019 cargo ship was torpedoed and damaged in the Yellow Sea by USS Sunfish ( United States Navy). Torpedoed again by USS Sunfish and sunk the next day. A total of 412 passengers and 36 crewmen were killed.
Shin'yō  Imperial Japanese Navy World War II: Convoy HI-81: The aircraft carrier was torpedoed and sunk in the Yellow Sea 110 nautical miles (200 km) south west of Saishu Island (33°17′N 124°41′E) by USS Spadefish ( United States Navy). One thousand, one hundred and thirty people were killed; 70-200 survivors were rescued by Tsushima and CD-61 (both  Imperial Japanese Navy)[124]
Shunten Maru  Japan World War II: The tanker was torpedoed and sunk in the South China Sea off Hainan, China by USS Gunnel ( United States Navy).[13]

18 November

List of shipwrecks: 18 November 1944
ShipCountryDescription
August Bolten  Germany The cargo ship ran aground at Os, Hordaland, Norway. The crew were rescued by V-5107 Karmöy ( Kriegsmarine). August Bolten sank two days later.[133]
Banshu Maru No. 17  Japan World War II: The coaster was torpedoed and sunk in the South China Sea by USS Pampanito ( United States Navy).[13]
Chinkai Maru  Japan World War II: Convoy MI-27: The cargo ship was torpedoed and sunk in the Yellow Sea (33°35′N 124°34′E) by USS Peto ( United States Navy). Seventeen gunners and 22 crewmen were killed.[96]
F 929  Kriegsmarine The Type DM minelayer Marinefährprahm was sunk by a German mine off Grado, Italy (45°37′N 13°22′E).[28][134]
I-41  Imperial Japanese Navy World War II: The Type B1 submarine was sunk with all 111 hands in the Philippine Sea off Leyte, Philippines (12°44′N 133°42′E) by USS Lawrence C. Taylor and USS Melvin R. Nawman and two aircraft based on USS Anzio (all  United States Navy).[135]
USS PT-311  United States Navy World War II: The Higgins 78'-class PT boat was sunk in the Mediterranean Sea west of La Spezia, Italy by a mine. Ten crewmen were killed and five survived.[136][137]
Seisho Maru  Japan World War II: Convoy MI-27: The Design 1019 cargo ship was torpedoed the Yellow Sea by the submarine USS Sunfish ( United States Navy) for the second time in two days and sunk. A total of 412 passengers and 36 crewmen were killed.
Shinko Maru No.1  Japan World War II: The cargo ship was torpedoed and sunk in the South China Sea by USS Pampanito ( United States Navy).[13]
SK-62  Soviet Navy World War II: The guard ship was sunk in the Baltic Sea by U-679 ( Kriegsmarine).[13]
TK-807  Soviet Navy World War II: First Battle of Sorve Cape: The motor torpedo boat was damaged in a collision with TK-801( Soviet Navy) during the battle and was beached.[138]
Tübingen  Kriegsmarine (Red Cross): World War II: The hospital ship was bombed and sunk off Pula, Yugoslavia by Bristol Beaufighter aircraft of the Royal Air Force with the loss of nine of her crew.[13][139]
V 5107 Karmöy  Kriegsmarine World War II: The Vorpostenboot was sunk in Korsfjord by German artillery.[13]

19 November

List of shipwrecks: 19 November 1944
ShipCountryDescription
AF-18  Kriegsmarine World War II: The Type C Artilleriefährprahm was sunk in the Baltic Sea off the Sõrve Peninsula, Soviet Union by Soviet aircraft.[13][140]
CH-36  Imperial Japanese Navy World War II: The No.28-class submarine chaser was bombed and sunk off Subic Bay, Luzon, Philippines by United States Navy aircraft.[141]
Camperfehn  Germany World War II: The barge was bombed and sunk in Sognefjord, Norway by de Havilland Mosquito aircraft of 143, 235 and 248 Squadrons, Royal Air Force. Later raised.[107]
F 843  Kriegsmarine World War II: The Type D Marinefährprahm foundered in the Baltic Sea after being damaged by a Soviet bomber.[28][122]
I-37  Imperial Japanese Navy World War II: The Type B1 submarine was depth charged and sunk in the Pacific Ocean off Ulithi by USS Conklin and USS McCoy Reynolds (both  United States Navy). Lost with all 113 hands.[142]
HMS LCM 340 and HMS LCM 424  Royal Navy The landing craft mechanized were lost on this date.[117]
Nichinan Maru  Japan World War II: The transport was torpedoed and sunk in the Malacca Strait (01°37′N 102°53′E) by HMS Stratagem ( Royal Navy). Nine crewmen killed.[143]
Sardinen  Norway World War II: The coaster was bombed and sunk in Sognefjord by de Havilland Mosquito aircraft of 143, 235 and 248 Squadrons, RAF. Raised in September 1945, repaired and returned to service in 1946 as a motor vessel.[107]
Seian Maru  Japan World War II: The transport was bombed and sunk off Subic Bay, Luzon by United States Navy aircraft. Five crewmen killed.[141]
112600  Soviet Union World War II: The barge was torpedoed, shelled and sunk in the Baltic Sea off Cape Pakri by U-481 ( Kriegsmarine).[144]

20 November

List of shipwrecks: 20 November 1944
ShipCountryDescription
Füsilier  Kriegsmarine World War II: The troopship was sunk at Polangen, Lithuania (55°54′N 20°54′E) by Soviet artillery with the loss of 287 lives. The wreck was torpedoed on 5 December by U-475 ( Kriegsmarine).[145]
HMS LCV(P) 1103  Royal Navy The landing craft vehicle and personnel was lost on this date.[146]
Ma-4  Imperial Japanese Navy World War II: The No.1-class auxiliary minelayer was sunk in the Indian Ocean off Car Nicobar, India by HMS Tally-Ho ( Royal Navy).[147]
USS Mississinewa  United States Navy World War II: The Cimarron-class oiler was sunk in the Pacific Ocean off Ulithi (10°06′00″N 139°42′58″E) by a Kaiten manned torpedo ( Imperial Japanese Navy) with the loss of 63 of her 299 crew.
HMAS ML 827  Royal Australian Navy The Fairmile B motor launch sank under tow after running aground in Jacquinot Bay, New Guinea, three days earlier.[148]
T34  Kriegsmarine World War II: The torpedo boat struck a mine and sank off Cape Arkona, Germany (54°40′N 13°29′E). 62 crewmen were killed.[149][150]
UJ 2207 Cap Nord  Kriegsmarine World War II: The naval trawler/submarine chaser was sunk in the Tyrrhenian Sea south east of Genoa, Italy by USS PT-308 ( United States Navy).[13]
V-5107 Karmoy  Kriegsmarine World War II: The vorpostenboot was shelled and sunk by artillery from Røttingen Fort, Os, Hordaland, Norway.[133]
W-38  Imperial Japanese Navy World War II: The W-19-class minesweeper was torpedoed and sunk in the South China Sea south west of Takao, Formosa (21°21′N 119°45′E) by USS Atule ( United States Navy).[151]

21 November

List of shipwrecks: 21 November 1944
ShipCountryDescription
AF 86  Kriegsmarine World War II: The Type DM Artilleriefährprahm was sunk in the North Sea off Ameland, Friesland, Netherlands by British aircraft.[13]
DW 04 Flamingo  Kriegsmarine World War II: The naval drifter/Vorpostenboot was sunk in the Weser by British aircraft.[13]
DW 42 Lumme  Kriegsmarine World War II: The naval drifter/Vorpostenboot was sunk in the Weser by British aircraft.[13]
Eino  Estonian SSR World War II: The tug was mined and sunk in the Gulf of Tallinn.[118]
Gyosan Maru  Japan World War II: Convoy No. 4118: The transport was torpedoed and damaged by USS Bashaw ( United States Navy). Twenty-one crewmen were killed. She drifted ashore on Dangerous Grounds. She was then torpedoed and sunk by USS Flounder ( United States Navy).[152]
Hokkai Maru  Imperial Japanese Navy World War II: The victualling ship was torpedoed and sunk off the coast of Japan by USS Scabbardfish ( United States Navy).[13]
Kongō  Imperial Japanese Navy World War II: The Kongō-class battlecruiser was torpedoed and sunk in the South China Sea (26°09′N 121°23′E) by USS Sealion ( United States Navy) with the loss of 1,200 of her 1,360 crew.
T-206 Shpil  Soviet Navy World War II: The minesweeper was sunk in the Baltic Sea by M 328 ( Kriegsmarine).[13]
Tutti  Estonian SSR World War II: The tug was mined and sunk in the Gulf of Tallinn.[118]
Urakaze  Imperial Japanese Navy World War II: The Kagero-class destroyer was torpedoed and sunk in the South China Sea (26°09′N 121°23′E) by USS Sealion ( United States Navy) with the loss of all 240 crew and several of the 126 survivors from Tanakaze ( Imperial Japanese Navy).

22 November

List of shipwrecks: 22 November 1944
ShipCountryDescription
CHa-82  Imperial Japanese Navy World War II: The CHa-1-class submarine chaser was sunk off Sabah by American aircraft.[88]
Dowa Maru  Japan World War II: Convoy No. 4118: The transport was torpedoed and sunk in the South China Sea off the Spratly Islands (10°18′N 114°15′E) by USS Guavina ( United States Navy). Nineteen crewmen were killed.[153]
Kiel  Germany World War II: The cargo ship was bombed and sunk by aircraft off Måseskär, Sweden.[154]
M 3611 Dirk  Kriegsmarine The minelaying naval trawler ran aground near Stilo Lighthouse and was wrecked.[14][155]
HMS Stratagem  Royal Navy World War II: The S-class submarine was depth charged and sunk in the Strait of Malacca off Malacca, Malaya by CH-35 ( Imperial Japanese Navy) with the loss of 38 of her 48 crew. CH-35 ( Imperial Japanese Navy) rescued the 10 survivors and made them prisoners of war. Only three of them survived captivity.[143]
T-109  Soviet Navy The T-108-class minesweeper foundered in a storm in the Barents Sea at Sangeysky Island.[156]
T-151  Imperial Japanese Navy World War II: The landing ship was torpedoed and sunk in the Sulu Sea north of Sarawak by USS Pomfret ( United States Navy).[13][157]

23 November

List of shipwrecks: 23 November 1944
ShipCountryDescription
Aegna  Estonia The cargo liner was wrecked in the Gulf of Tallinn.[118]
Amakusa Maru  Empire of Japan World War II: The cargo ship was torpedoed and sunk in the Strait of Formosa by USS Bang ( United States Navy).[13]
F 119  Kriegsmarine The Type A Marinefährprahm was sunk in a collision on this date.[28]
Fukuju Maru  Japan World War II: Convoy TAMO-29: The cargo ship was torpedoed and sunk in the East China Sea south of Shushan Island (34°10′N 128°58′E) by USS Picuda ( United States Navy). 28 crewmen killed.[158]
Gus W. Darnell  United States World War II: The Liberty ship was bombed or torpedoed and damaged in the Philippine Sea off Samar Island, Philippines by Japanese aircraft and was beached. She was declared a constructive total loss, but was later repaired and became USS Justin.[159]
Hozan Maru  Japan World War II: The cargo ship was torpedoed and sunk in the Strait of Formosa by USS Bang ( United States Navy).[13]
M 3156  Kriegsmarine The KFK 2-class minesweeping naval drifter was wrecked on this date. Raised post war, repaired for GMSA, later to USSR for reparations.[24]
Sakae Maru  Japan World War II: The cargo ship was torpedoed and sunk in the Strait of Formosa by USS Bang ( United States Navy).[13]
Shuyo Maru  Japan World War II: Convoy TAMO-29: The cargo ship was torpedoed and sunk in the East China Sea south of Shushan Island (34°14′N 128°28′E) by USS Picuda ( United States Navy). Sixty passengers and 25 crewmen were killed.[158]
Sjofna  Norway The cargo ship ran aground at Morwenstow, Devon, United Kingdom. All nineteen crew, two dogs and the ship's cat were rescued. Sjofna was scrapped in situ.[160]
TK-681  Soviet Navy The G-5-class motor torpedo boat was lost on this date.[161]
William D. Burnham  United States World War II: Convoy TMC 44: The Liberty ship straggled behind the convoy. She was torpedoed and damaged in the English Channel (49°46′N 1°15′W) by U-978 ( Kriegsmarine) with the loss of eighteen of her 68 crew. Survivors were rescued by HMT Fidget ( Royal Navy). William D. Burnham was beached at Cherbourg, Charente-Maritime, France. Refloated on 5 January 1945 and towed to Falmouth, Cornwall, United Kingdom. Declared a constructive total loss.[162][163]
USS YP-383  United States Navy The patrol boat was sunk in the Gulf of Panama (08°22′N 79°29′W) in a collision with USS LCI(L)-873 ( United States Navy).[164]

24 November

List of shipwrecks: 24 November 1944
ShipCountryDescription
Arna  Norway World War II: The cargo ship was sunk at Oslo, Norway, due to sabotage by the Norwegian resistance movement. Two crewmen killed. She was raised post-war, repaired and returned to service.[165]
Elie  Denmark World War II: The cargo ship struck a mine and sank in the Baltic Sea off Stolpmunde, Pomerania.[166]
Euroland  Germany World War II: The tanker was sunk at Oslo, Norway, due to sabotage by the Norwegian resistance movement.[167]
F 191  Kriegsmarine The Type AM minelayer Marinefährprahm was sunk in a collision on this date.[28]
Hansa  Sweden World War II: The passenger ship was torpedoed and sunk in the Baltic Sea near Gotland by L-21 ( Soviet Navy) with the loss of 84 lives: 62 passangers and 22 crew. There were two survivors.[168]
Kaprino  Norway World War II: The tanker was sunk at Oslo, Norway, due to sabotage by the Norwegian resistance movement.[169]
HMS MTB 287 and HMS MTB 371  Royal Navy World War II: The Vosper 72 foot-class motor torpedo boats were wrecked off Levrera Island, Yugoslavia.[170][171]
Spreeufer  Germany World War II: The fishing trawler struck a mine and sank in the Baltic Sea north of Kolberg with the loss of five lives.[40][172]
T-111, T-141 and T-160  Imperial Japanese Navy World War II: Convoy TA-5, 1st group: The No. 103-class landing ships were bombed and sunk at Port Cataingan, Masbate Island (12°00′N 123°58′E), by Curtiss P-40 Warhawk and Republic P-47 Thunderbolt aircraft of the United States Thirteenth Air Force. Survivors were rescued by CH-46 ( Imperial Japanese Navy).[173]
Taiwan  Norway World War II: The cargo ship was sunk at Oslo, Norway, due to sabotage by the Norwegian resistance movement. She was raised post-war, repaired and returned to service.[174]
Troma  Norway World War II: The cargo ship was sunk at Oslo, Norway, due to sabotage by the Norwegian resistance movement. She was raised post-war, repaired and returned to service in April 1947 as Max Manus.[167]

25 November

List of shipwrecks: 25 November 1944
ShipCountryDescription
CD-38  Imperial Japanese Navy World War II: Convoy SAMA-14A: The Type D escort ship was torpedoed and sunk in Manila Bay off Corregidor, Philippines (14°22′N 119°57′E) by USS Hardhead ( United States Navy).[175]
CH-46  Imperial Japanese Navy World War II: The CH-28-class submarine chaser was bombed and sunk in the Visiyan Sea (11°35′N 124°10′E) by United States Navy aircraft.[173]
Debrezen  Hungarian Defence Forces World War II: The Komarom-class river gunboat was shelled and sunk at Budapest by Soviet tanks.[176]
Kumano  Imperial Japanese Navy World War II: The Mogami-class cruiser was torpedoed, bombed and sunk at Santa Cruz, Philippines (15°44′58″N 119°47′57″E) by aircraft based on USS Ticonderoga ( United States Navy).
HMS LCV(P) 1129  Royal Navy The landing craft vehicle and personnel was lost on this date.[146]
Manila Maru  Imperial Japanese Army World War II: The Manila Maru-class transport was torpedoed and sunk 90 nautical miles (170 km) northwest of Miri, Malaya (05°42′N 113°15′E) by USS Mingo ( United States Navy). Her captain, 51 gunners, and 97 crewmen were killed.[177]
Manju Maru  Japan World War II: Convoy MATA-34: The Santos Maru-class transport was torpedoed and sunk in the South China Sea west of Luzon (20°14′N 121°40′E) by USS Atule ( United States Navy). 700 troops/sailors, and 24 crewmen killed.[178]
Ortelsburg  Kriegsmarine The tug was wrecked off Pillau, East Prussia.[179]
PB-38  Imperial Japanese Navy World War II: Convoy MATA-34: The patrol boat, a former Momi-class destroyer, was torpedoed and sunk in the South China Sea west of Luzon (20°14′N 121°14′E) by USS Atule and USS Pomfret (both  United States Navy) with the loss of all hands.[13][180]
USS PT-363  United States Navy World War II: The ELCO 80'-class PT boat was shelled and sunk by shore batteries off Cape Gorango, Halmahera, Maluku Islands (00°55′N 127°50′E).[181]
HMCS Shawinigan  Royal Canadian Navy World War II: The Flower-class corvette was torpedoed and sunk in the Cabot Strait by U-1228 ( Kriegsmarine) with the loss of all 90 crew.[15]
Shimotsuki  Imperial Japanese Navy World War II: The Akizuki-class destroyer was torpedoed and sunk 220 nautical miles (410 km) east-north-east of Singapore (02°21′N 107°20′E) by USS Cavalla ( United States Navy).[182]
Shoho Maru  Imperial Japanese Army World War II: Convoy TAMA-32B: The transport was torpedoed and sunk in the South China Sea west of Sabtang Island, Philippines (20°20′N 121°40′E) by USS Pomfret ( United States Navy). Eight troops and 39 crewmen were killed.[183]
T-6 and T-10  Imperial Japanese Navy World War II: Convoy TA-5, 2nd group: The No.1-class landing ships were bombed and sunk at Port Balancau, Marinduque, Philippines (16°25′N 120°55′E) by aircraft based on USS Ticonderoga ( United States Navy).[184]
T-113, T-142 and T-161  Imperial Japanese Navy World War II: The No. 103-class landing ships were bombed and sunk off Luzon, Philippines (15°40′N 119°45′E) by aircraft based on USS Ticonderoga ( United States Navy).[184]
U-482  Kriegsmarine World War II: The Type VIIC submarine was depth charged and sunk in the Atlantic Ocean west of the Shetland Islands, United Kingdom (60°18′N 4°52′W) by HMS Ascension ( Royal Navy) with the loss of all 48 crew.
Yasoshima  Imperial Japanese Navy World War II: The Ioshima-class cruiser (a.k.a. Yasojima) was bombed and sunk in Drusol Bay, Luzon (15°00′N 119°45′E) by aircraft based on USS Ticonderoga ( United States Navy). One hundred crewmen survived.[185]

26 November

List of shipwrecks: 26 November 1944
ShipCountryDescription
Agios Georgios  Greece The schooner was sunk by a mine in the Gulf of Patras off Missolonghi, Greece. There were 28 killed.[186][187]
F 317  Kriegsmarine The Type A Marinefährprahm was sunk on this date.[28]
W-18  Imperial Japanese Navy World War II: Convoy SATA-02: The W-17-class minesweeper was damaged in the South China Sea off Hainan Island, China (16°44′N 108°24′E) by 14th Air Force Consolidated B-24 Liberator aircraft. She is taken under tow, but sank the next day (16°52′N 108°38′E).[78]
Yuho Maru  Imperial Japanese Navy World War II: The Standard Type 1TM tanker was torpedoed off Miri, Malaya (04°55′N 114°17′E) by USS Pargo ( United States Navy). She broke in two with the aft section sinking in the South China Sea. 26 crewmen were killed. The forward section was towed to Miri where it was beached on 2 December 1944. It was refloated and an attempt was made to tow it to Singapore, but it sank 125 nautical miles (232 km) east of Singapore on 12 December.[188]

27 November

List of shipwrecks: 27 November 1944
ShipCountryDescription
Fidelitas  Germany World War II: The cargo ship was bombed and sunk by Allied aircraft in the Sulafjord, near Ålesund, Norway. There were 39 dead, including the Norwegian pilot and all 12 German flak gunners, and 9 survivors.[189][190]
Korsnes  Kriegsmarine World War II: The collier was torpedoed and sunk in the Norwegian Sea off Sandnessjøen, Norway by aircraft based on HMS Implacable ( Royal Navy) with the loss of six crew. Raised in 1945 and repaired, returned to service in 1947 as Patricia.[133]
HMS LCV(P) 1228  Royal Navy The landing craft vehicle and personnel was lost on this date.[191]
Rigel  Kriegsmarine

World War II: The prisoner ship was bombed and sunk in the Norwegian Sea off Sandnessjøen, Norway by Fairey Barracuda aircraft of the Fleet Air Arm based on HMS Implacable ( Royal Navy) with the loss of 2,572 lives (official figure). The wreck was scrapped in 1969.

USS SC-744  United States Navy World War II: The SC-497-class submarine chaser was heavily damaged by a Kamikaze north of Taytay Point, Leyte (10°44′N 125°07′E). Seven crewmen were killed or missing, and seven more wounded. She was towed to Tacloban where she sank on the 30th.[192][193]

28 November

List of shipwrecks: 28 November 1944
ShipCountryDescription
Atago Maru  Japan World War II: The oil tanker was bombed and sunk at Miri, Borneo by Consolidated B-24 Liberator aircraft of the United States 13th Air Force.[194]
Banga  Latvia The cargo liner was wrecked in the Gulf of Riga.[118]
CH-53  Imperial Japanese Navy World War II: Convoy TA-6: The CH-28-class submarine chaser was torpedoed and sunk by USS PT-127 and USS PT-331 (both  United States Navy) in Ormoc Bay, Philippines (10°59′N 124°33′E).[195]
I-46  Imperial Japanese Navy World War II: The Type C submarine was shelled and sunk in the Leyte Gulf off Ponson Island by USS Renshaw, USS Pringle, USS Saufley and USS Waller (all  United States Navy).[196]
I-365  Imperial Japanese Navy World War II: The Type D submarine was torpedoed and sunk by USS Scabbardfish ( United States Navy) 75 nautical miles (139 km) south east of Yokosuka (34°44′N 141°01′E). One crew member survived, with four others refusing rescue.[197]
PB-105  Imperial Japanese Navy World War II: Convoy TA-6: The patrol boat was torpedoed by USS PT-127 and USS PT-331 (both  United States Navy) in Ormoc Bay, the Philippines (10°59′N 124°33′E). She was beached and abandoned. The wreck was captured by American troops 10 days later.[195]
Solling  Germany World War II: The trawler was shelled and sunk in the Baltic Sea by K-51 ( Soviet Navy).[198]
T-387  Soviet Navy World War II: The T-351 Project 253l Type MT-1-class minesweeper was torpedoed and sunk in the Baltic Sea off the Pakri Islands, Estonia (59°25′N 24°03′E) by U-481 ( Kriegsmarine). 13 crew were killed.[199][200]
U-80  Kriegsmarine The Type VIIC submarine sank off Pillau, East Prussia (54°25′N 19°50′E) in a diving accident with the loss of all 50 crew.[201]
Welheim  Germany World War II: The cargo ship was torpedoed and sunk by MTB 717 ( Royal Norwegian Navy) off Averøy, Norway.[202]
YU-2  Imperial Japanese Army World War II: The YU-1-class supply submarine was sunk by United States Navy destroyers in Philippines waters.[203]

29 November

List of shipwrecks: 29 November 1944
ShipCountryDescription
CH-45  Imperial Japanese Navy World War II: Convoy TA-6: The CH-28-class submarine chaser was sunk east of Cebu, Philippines (10°25′N 124°00′E) by Republic P-47 Thunderbolt aircraft of the 460th Fighter Squadron, United States Fifth Air Force.[204]
Daiboshi Maru No. 6  Japan World War II: The cargo ship was torpedoed and sunk in the Yellow Sea by USS Spadefish ( United States Navy) with the loss of 46 lives.[13][124][205]
Fushimi  Imperial Japanese Navy World War II: The Fushimi-class gunboat was bombed and sunk in the Yangtze near Anking, China by Chinese Air Force aircraft. She was refloated and towed to Shanghai. Stripped of armament and not returned to service. She was given to the Republic of China as a War Reparation by the Allies post war.[206]
HMS MMS 101  Royal Navy World War II: The MMS-class minesweeper was sunk by a mine in the Aegean Sea off Salonika, Greece. 15 crewmen were killed.[207]
Max Bornhofen  Germany World War II: The transport struck a mine and sank in the Baltic Sea.[208]
Shinano  Imperial Japanese Navy World War II: The aircraft carrier, a converted Yamato-class battleship, was torpedoed and sunk in the Pacific Ocean 110 nautical miles (200 km) north west of Omaezaki Lighthouse (33°07′N 137°04′E) by USS Archerfish ( United States Navy) with the loss of 1,436 crew. One thousand and eighty survivors were rescued by Yukikaze ( Imperial Japanese Navy).
Shinsho Maru  Japan World War II: Convoy TA-6: The cargo ship was bombed by North American B-25 Mitchell aircraft of the United States Fifth Air Force and Republic P-47 Thunderbolt aircraft of the 460th Fighter Squadron, United States Fifth Air Force. She was beached on the west coast of Leyte.[204]

30 November

List of shipwrecks: 30 November 1944
ShipCountryDescription
Bever  South African Navy World War II: The auxiliary minesweeping whaler struck a mine and sank at Piraeus, Greece.[209]
Dairen Maru  Japan World War II: The transport was torpedoed and sunk in the Yellow Sea by USS Sunfish ( United States Navy).[124]
HMS Duff  Royal Navy World War II: The Captain-class frigate struck a mine in the North Sea off Ostend, West Flanders, Belgium and was severely damaged. She was declared a constructive total loss.[13]
Empire Ness  United Kingdom The ore carrier collided with William Paca ( United States) in the North Sea off Terneuzen, Zeeland, Netherlands and sank.[210]
M 584  Kriegsmarine World War II: The Type 1916 minesweeper struck a mine and sank in the Kattegat.[13]
SS 5  Imperial Japanese Navy World War II: The SS-class landing ship was sunk by US aircraft near Masbate.[211]
Shinetsu Maru  Japan World War II: Convoy TA-6: The cargo ship was bombed and sunk north of Cebu, Philippines by American aircraft.[212]
V 5514 Hornisse  Kriegsmarine The naval trawler/Vorpostenboot was lost on this date.[14]
V 5527 ( Kriegsmarine) The KFK 2-class naval drifter/Vorpostenboot was wrecked on this date.[24]

Unknown date

List of shipwrecks: Unknown date 1944
ShipCountryDescription
General Maican  Royal Romanian Navy The auxiliary patrol ship was lost sometime in November.[213]
HMS LCF 37  Royal Navy World War II: Operation Infatuate: The landing craft flak was lost off Walcheren, Zeeland, Netherlands between 1 and 8 November.[13]
HMS LCF 38  Royal Navy World War II: Operation Infatuate: The landing craft flak was lost off Walcheren between 1 and 8 November.[13]
HMS LCG 1  Royal Navy World War II: Operation Infatuate: The landing craft gun was lost off Walcheren between 1 and 8 November.[13]
HMS LCG 2  Royal Navy World War II: Operation Infatuate: The landing craft gun was lost off Walcheren between 1 and 8 November.[13]
HMS LCG 102  Royal Navy World War II: Operation Infatuate: The landing craft gun was lost off Walcheren between 1 and 8 November.[13]
HMS LCG 102  Royal Navy World War II: Operation Infatuate: The landing craft gun was lost off Walcheren between 1 and 8 November.[13]
HMS LCT 1133  Royal Navy World War II: Operation Infatuate: The landing craft tank was lost off Walcheren between 1 and 8 November.[13]
HMS LCT 2461  Royal Navy The LCT-1-class landing craft tank was lost in the Bay of Bengal.[214]
Mogador  French Navy World War II: The hulk of the Mogador-class destroyer – which had been scuttled on 27 November 1942 to avoid capture by the Germans and then refloated by the Italians in 1943 – was sunk by Allied bombers in late 1944. The wreck was raised and scrapped in 1949.
R-215  Kriegsmarine The Type R-151 minesweeper was wrecked in the Mediterranean Sea during November.[215]
S-603  Kriegsmarine World War II: The MAS 423-class MAS boat was sunk in the Adriatic Sea between Šibenik and Zadar, Yugoslavia by Royal Navy ships sometime in November.[216]
Saar  Germany World War II: The fishing trawler struck a mine and sank in the Baltic Sea between 24 and 29 November.[13]
Solling  Germany World War II: The fishing trawler struck a mine and sank in the Baltic Sea between 24 and 29 November.[13]
U-479  Kriegsmarine World War II: The Type VIIC submarine disappeared on patrol in the Gulf of Finland on or after 15 November with the loss of all 51 crew. Cause unknown.[217]

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Ship events in 1944
Ship launches: 1939 1940 1941 1942 1943 1944 1945 1946 1947 1948 1949
Ship commissionings: 1939 1940 1941 1942 1943 1944 1945 1946 1947 1948 1949
Ship decommissionings: 1939 1940 1941 1942 1943 1944 1945 1946 1947 1948 1949
Shipwrecks: 1939 1940 1941 1942 1943 1944 1945 1946 1947 1948 1949
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