Allied Warships

Allied War Losses

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It shows ships destroyed (lost) to all causes during the war.

During the war the Allies (Americans, United Kingdom and Commonwealth, France, Russia, Netherlands, ...) lost more than 1,900 warships to all causes. This listing shows them all.


The Wake class river gunboat USS Wake (PR-3) of the US Navy. She was lost on 8 Dec 1941.


1939

 DateVesselTypeClass
Royal Dutch Navy8 Sep 1939HNMS Willem van Ewijck (i)MinesweeperJan van Amstel 

1940

 DateVesselTypeClass
Royal Dutch Navy10 May 1940HNMS Van Galen (i) (VG)DestroyerAdmiralen 
Royal Dutch Navy12 May 1940HNMS Friso (i)GunboatGruno 
Royal Dutch Navy13 May 1940HNMS M 2MinesweeperM 
Royal Dutch Navy14 May 1940HNMS Abraham van der HulstMinesweeperJan van Amstel 
Royal Dutch Navy14 May 1940HNMS BrinioGunboatGruno 
Royal Dutch Navy14 May 1940HNMS G 16Torpedo boatG 13 
Royal Dutch Navy14 May 1940HNMS Johan Maurits van Nassau (i)SloopJohan Maurits van Nassau 
Royal Dutch Navy14 May 1940HNMS M 1MinesweeperM 
Royal Dutch Navy14 May 1940HNMS M 3MinesweeperM 
Royal Dutch Navy14 May 1940HNMS M 4MinesweeperM 
Royal Dutch Navy14 May 1940HNMS O 11SubmarineO 9 
Royal Dutch Navy14 May 1940HNMS O 12SubmarineO 12 
Royal Dutch Navy14 May 1940HNMS O 8SubmarineO 8 
Royal Dutch Navy14 May 1940HNMS Pieter FloriszMinesweeperJan van Amstel 
Royal Dutch Navy14 May 1940HNMS Z 3Torpedo boatZ 1 
Royal Dutch Navy15 May 1940HNMS HydraMinelayerHydra 
Royal Dutch Navy25 Jun 1940HNMS O 13 (N 13)SubmarineO 12 
Royal Dutch Navy19 Nov 1940HNMS O 22 (P 22)SubmarineO 21 

1941

 DateVesselTypeClass
Royal Dutch Navy22 May 1941HNMS Nautilus (M 12)MinelayerNautilus 
Royal Dutch Navy15 Dec 1941HNMS O 16SubmarineO 16 
Royal Dutch Navy19 Dec 1941HNMS O 20SubmarineO 19 
Royal Dutch Navy21 Dec 1941HNMS K XVIISubmarineK XIV 
Royal Dutch Navy25 Dec 1941HNMS K XVISubmarineK XIV 

1942

 DateVesselTypeClass
Royal Dutch Navy11 Jan 1942HNMS Prins van OranjeMinelayerPrins van Oranje 
Royal Dutch Navy15 Feb 1942HNMS Pro PatriaMinelayerPro Patria 
Royal Dutch Navy15 Feb 1942HNMS Van Ghent (GT)DestroyerAdmiralen 
Royal Dutch Navy17 Feb 1942HNMS Van Nes (VN)DestroyerAdmiralen 
Royal Dutch Navy18 Feb 1942HNMS K VIISubmarineK V 
Royal Dutch Navy19 Feb 1942HNMS Piet Hein (PH)DestroyerAdmiralen 
Royal Dutch Navy27 Feb 1942HNMS JavaLight cruiserJava 
Royal Dutch Navy27 Feb 1942HNMS Kortenaer (KN)DestroyerAdmiralen 
Royal Dutch Navy28 Feb 1942HNMS De RuyterLight cruiserDe Ruyter 
Royal Dutch Navy1 Mar 1942HNMS AMinesweeperA 
Royal Dutch Navy1 Mar 1942HNMS Evertsen (EV)DestroyerAdmiralen 
Royal Dutch Navy2 Mar 1942HNMS BMinesweeperA 
Royal Dutch Navy2 Mar 1942HNMS Banckert (BK)DestroyerAdmiralen 
Royal Dutch Navy2 Mar 1942HNMS BangkalanMinelayerBangkalan 
Royal Dutch Navy2 Mar 1942HNMS DMinesweeperA 
Royal Dutch Navy2 Mar 1942HNMS K XSubmarineK VIII 
Royal Dutch Navy2 Mar 1942HNMS K XIIISubmarineK XI 
Royal Dutch Navy2 Mar 1942HNMS K XVIIISubmarineK XIV 
Royal Dutch Navy2 Mar 1942HNMS RigelMinelayerRigel 
Royal Dutch Navy2 Mar 1942HNMS SoemenepMinelayerSoemenep 
Royal Dutch Navy2 Mar 1942HNMS Witte de With (WW)DestroyerAdmiralen 
Royal Dutch Navy6 Mar 1942HNMS CMinesweeperA 
Royal Dutch Navy6 Mar 1942HNMS Pieter de BitterMinesweeperJan van Amstel 
Royal Dutch Navy7 Mar 1942HNMS Gouden LeeuwMinelayerPrins van Oranje 
Royal Dutch Navy8 Mar 1942HNMS Eland DuboisMinesweeperJan van Amstel 
Royal Dutch Navy8 Mar 1942HNMS Jan van AmstelMinesweeperJan van Amstel 
Royal Dutch Navy8 Mar 1942HNMS KrakatauMinelayerKrakatau 
Royal Dutch Navy12 Jul 1942HNMS Terschelling (i) (FY 174)Motor minesweeperMMS I 
Royal Dutch Navy13 Nov 1942HNMS Isaac Sweers (G 83)DestroyerGerard Callenburgh 

1943

 DateVesselTypeClass
Royal Dutch Navy27 Feb 1943HNMS ColombiaSubmarine Depot Ship 

1944

 DateVesselTypeClass
Royal Dutch Navy18 May 1944HNMS MTB 203 / Arend (MTB 203)Motor Torpedo BoatWhite 73 feet-type 
Royal Dutch Navy20 May 1944HNMS Marken (i) (FY 227)Motor minesweeperMMS I 

1945

 DateVesselTypeClass
Royal Dutch Navy10 Jul 1945HNMS O 19 (N 54)SubmarineO 19 

57 Allied warship losses located.

Losses by navy


Royal Navy Royal Navy (1108)
US Navy US Navy (487)
Soviet Navy Soviet Navy (138)
French Navy French Navy (95)
Royal Dutch Navy Royal Dutch Navy (59)
Royal Canadian Navy Royal Canadian Navy (31)
Royal Hellenic Navy Royal Hellenic Navy (26)
Royal Norwegian Navy Royal Norwegian Navy (23)
Royal Australian Navy Royal Australian Navy (16)
Royal Indian Navy Royal Indian Navy (12)
Polish Navy Polish Navy (12)
Free French Navy Free French Navy (9)
Italian Navy Italian Navy (7)
United States Coast Guard United States Coast Guard (5)
Royal New Zealand Navy Royal New Zealand Navy (2)
Brazilian Navy Brazilian Navy (2)

This page shows all the Allied warships lost during World War Two. The page optionally is divided by navy for more compact listing.

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