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List of shipwrecks in December 1941

The list of shipwrecks in December 1941 includes all ships sunk, foundered, grounded, or otherwise lost during December 1941.

December 1941
Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
1 2 3 4 5 6 7
8 9 10 11 12 13 14
15 16 17 18 19 20 21
22 23 24 25 26 27 28
29 30 31 Unknown date

1 December

2 December

3 December

  • UJ-1708 ( Kriegsmarine): World War II: The patrol boat (converted trawler Faroer) was torpedoed and sunk off Rolvsøy by K-3 ( Soviet Navy).[6][13]
  • [6]
  • Sagadahoc ( United States): World War II: The cargo ship was torpedoed and sunk in the Atlantic Ocean () by U-124 ( Kriegsmarine) with the loss of one of her 35 crew.[6][14]
  • VT-521 ( Soviet Navy): World War II: The troopship (former ocean liner Iosef Stalin) struck three mines and was hit by a 12" shell from Finnish coast artillery while evacuating troops from the Hanko naval base and was beached. Of 5,428 troops and 153 crew on board, 1,740 were rescued by escort ships, 3,000 were captured and 841 were killed. Raised, towed to Tallinn in July 1945 and scrapped.[15]

4 December

5 December

6 December

7 December

USS Arizona
USS Downes and USS Cassin
USS Nevada
USS Oglala
USS Shaw.
USS Utah
USS Vestal
USS West Virginia (right)

8 December

9 December

10 December

11 December

12 December

13 December

14 December

15 December

16 December

17 December

18 December

19 December

20 December

21 December

22 December

23 December

For the loss of the Italian coastal tanker Sperenza on this day, see the entry for 30 November 1941.

24 December

25 December

26 December

27 December

28 December

29 December

30 December

31 December

Unknown date

Notes

  1. ^ Force K comprised HMS Aurora, HMS Lance, HMS Lively and HMS Penelope (all  Royal Navy).
  2. ^ The 4th Destroyer Flotilla comprised HMS Legion, HMS Maori, HMS Sikh (all  Royal Navy) and HNLMS Isaac Sweers ( Royal Netherlands Navy).
  3. ^ The 36th Escort Group comprised HMS Convolvulus, HMS Deptford, HMS Gardenia, HMS Marigold, HMS Penstemon, HMS Rhodedendron, HMS Samphire, HMS Stork and HMS Vetch (all  Royal Navy)
  4. ^ CKA are the Cyrillic letters. The English translation would be SKA.
  5. ^ Luzon may have been sunk in early January 1942.

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