Lost Boats

Shipmates on Eternal Patrol and submarine losses during WW2:

BOAT DATE LOST
USS SEALION I (SS-195) 10 DEC 1941 4
Scuttled after Japanese Air Attack, Cavite Navy Yard, Philippines
USS SEADRAGON (SS-194) 10 DEC 1941 1
Damaged during Japanese Air Attack, Cavite Navy Yard, Philippines
USS S26 (SS-131) 24 JAN 1942 46
Sunk after collision in Gulf of Panama
USS SHARK I (SS-174) 11 FEB 1942 59
Sunk after Japanese Surface Attack, Makassar Strait, Celebes Island
USS PERCH I (SS-176) 3 MAR 1942 6
Scuttled after Japanese Depth Charge Attack, 6 crew died in POW camp
USS GRUNION (SS-216) 31 JUL 1942 70
Lost to unknown causes off Kiska Island, Aleutians
USS ARGONAUT I (SS-166) 10 JAN 1943 104
Sunk after Japanese Surface Attack in Java Sea
USS AMBERJACK I (SS-219) 14 FEB 1943 74
Sunk after Japanese Air/Surface Attack in Solomon Sea
USS GRAMPUS I (SS-207) 5 MAR 1943 71
Sunk after Japanese Surface Attack, Solomon Islands
USS TRITON I (SS-201) 15 MAR 1943 74
Sunk after Japanese Surface Attack off New Guinea
USS PICKEREL I (SS-177) 3 APR 1943 74
Sunk after Japanese Surface Attack off Honshu, Japan
USS GRENADIER I (SS-210) 22 APR 1943 4
Scuttled after Japanese Air Attack, Malay Peninsula.  4 crew died in POW camp
USS R12 (SS-89) 12 JUN 1943 42
Foundered and sunk off Key West, Florida
USS RUNNER I (SS-275) JUN 1943 78
Sunk after possible Japanese Mine between Midway Island and Japan
USS POMPANO I (SS-181) SEP 1943 77
Sunk after possible Japanese Mine off Honshu, Japan
USS GRAYLING I (SS-209) 9 SEP 1943 76
Sunk after unknown causes along approaches to Manila, Philippines
USS CISCO (SS-290) 28 SEP 1943 76
Sunk after Japanese Air/Surface Attack in Sulu Sea
USS S44 (SS-155) 7 OCT 1943 55
Sunk after Japanese Surface Attack is Sea of Okhotsk
USS WAHOO I (SS-238) 11 OCT 1943 80
Sunk after Japanese Air/Surface Attack in La Perouse Strait off Japan
USS DORADO I (SS-248) 12 OCT 1943 77
Sunk after Air Attack in S.W. Atlantic
USS CORVINA (SS-226) 16 NOV 1943 82
Sunk after Japanese Submarine Attack off Truk
USS SCULPHIN I (SS-191) 19 NOV 1943 12
Sunk after Japanese Surface Attack off Truk 51.  12 crew died in POW camp
USS CAPELIN (SS-289) 2 DEC 1943 78
Sunk after unconfirmed Japanese Surface Attack in Celebes Sea
USS SCORPION I (SS-278) 5 JAN 1944 77
Sunk after possible Japanese Mine in Yellow Sea off China
USS GRAYBACK I (SS-208) 27 FEB 1944 80
Sunk after Japanese Air/Surface Attack off Okinawa
USS TROUT I (SS-202) 29 FEB 1944 81
Sunk after Japanese Surface Attack in Philippine Sea
USS TULLIBEE I (SS-284) 26 MAR 1944 79
Sunk after circular run of own Torpedo off Palau Islands
USS GUDGEON I (SS-211) 12 MAY 1944 79
Sunk after Japanese Air/Surface Attack in Northern Marianas
USS HERRING (SS-233) 1 JUN 1944 83
Sunk after Japanese Shore Battery off Matsuwa Island, Kuriles
USS S-28 (SS-133) 4 JUN 1944 50
Sunk during ASW Exercise off Hawaiian Islands
USS GOLET (SS-361)
14 JUN 1944 82
Sunk after Japanese Surface Attack off Honshu, Japan
USS ROBALO (SS-273) 26 JUL 1944 78
Sunk after possible Japanese Mine off Palawan.  4 POWs
USS FLIER (SS-250) 13 AUG 1944 78
Sunk after Japanese Mine in Balabac Strait
USS HARDER I (SS-257) 24 AUG 1944 79
Sunk after Japanese Depth Charge Attack off Luzon, Philippines
USS SEAWOLF II (SS-197) 3 OCT 1944 99
Accidently sunk by USS RICHARD M. ROWELL (DE 403) and aircraft from
USS MIDWAY (CVE 63) off Morotai Island
USS ESCOLAR (SS-294) 17 OCT 1944 82
Sunk after possible Japanese Mine in Yellow Sea off China
USS DARTER (SS-227) 24 OCT 1944 0
Abandoned after running aground on Bombay Shoal, Palawan Passage
USS SHARK II (SS-314) 24 OCT 1944 87
Sunk after Japanese Depth Charge Attack off Formosa
USS TANG I (SS-306) 24 OCT 1944 78
Sunk after circular run of own Torpedo in Formosa Strait
USS ALBACORE I (SS-218) 7 NOV 1944 86
Sunk after possible Japanese Mine between Honshu and Hokkaido, Japan
USS GROWLER I (SS-215) 8 NOV 1944 85
Sunk after possible Japanese Surface Attack in South China Sea
USS SCAMP I (SS-277) 11 NOV 1944 83
Sunk after Japanese Surface Attack in Tokyo Bay area
USS SWORDFISH I (SS-193) 12 JAN 1945 89
Sunk after possible Japanese Surface Attack or Mine off Okinawa
USS BARBEL I (SS-316) 4 FEB 1945 81
Sunk after Japanese Air Attack off entrance to Palawan Passage
USS KETE (SS-369) 20 MAR 1945 87
Sunk after unknown causes between Okinawa and Midway
USS TRIGGER I (SS-237) 28 MAR 1945 89
Sunk after Japanese Air/Surface Attack in East China Sea
USS SNOOK I (SS-279) 8 APR 1945 84
Sunk after unknown causes off Formosa
USS LAGARTO (SS-371) 4 MAY 1945 85
Sunk after Japanese Surface Attack in Gulf of Siam
USS BONEFISH I (SS-223) 18 JUN 1945 85
Sunk after Japanese Surface Attack off Honshu, Japan
USS BULLHEAD (SS-332) 6 AUG 1945 84
Sunk after Japanese Air Attack off Bali Coast

Shipmates on Eternal Patrol and Submarines lost through accidents during peacetime:

BOAT DATE LOST
USS F4 (SS-23) 25 MAR 1915 21
Sunk after battery explosion off Honolulu, Hawaii
USS F1 (SS-20) 16 DEC 1917 19
Sunk after being rammed off Honolulu, Hawaii
USS G2 (SS-27) 30 JUL 1919 3
Foundered and sunk in Long Island Sound
USS H1 (SS-28) 12 MAR 1920 4
Foundered and sunk off Santa Margarita Island, CA
USS O5 (SS-66) 20 OCT 1923 3
Rammed and sunk in Limon Bay, Canal Zone
USS S51 (SS-162) 25 SEP 1925 33
Rammed and sunk off Block Island, Rhode Island
USS S4 (SS-109) 17 DEC 1927 39
Rammed and sunk off Provincetown, Massachusetts, Boat salvaged
USS SQUALUS (SS-192) 23 MAY 1939 26
Foundered off Portsmouth, New Hampshire (boat salvaged and
recommissioned under a new name)
USS O9 (SS-70) 20 JUN 1941 33
Foundered and sunk during deep submergence tests off New London,
Connecticut
USS COCHINO (SS-345) 26 AUG 1949 1
Floundered and sunk after battery Explosion off Norway
USS THRESHER II (SSN-593) 10 APR 1963 129
Sunk after deep submergence tests off New England Coast
USS SCORPION II (SSN-589) 22 MAY 1968 99
Lost off Azores to unknown causes

Shipmates on Eternal Patrol as a result of accidents which did not result in the loss of the boat:

BOAT DATE LOST
USS GRAMPUS (later A3) 10 DEC 1910 1
Main engine fuel explosion
USS E2 (SS-25) 15 JAN 1916 4
Cause unkown
USS S37 (SS-142) 10 OCT 1923 3
Battery explosion in harbor at San Pedro, California
USS S49 (SS-160) 20 APR 1926 4
Battery explosion, SubBase New London
USS S34 (SS-139) 11 JAN 1934 1
Accidental signal cartridge explosion
USS BASS I (SS-164) 17 AUG 1942 26
Battery fire off Panama Canal
USS TUSK (SS-426) 26 AUG 1949 6
Assisting USS COCHINO off Norway
USS SARGO (SSN-583) 14 JUN 1960 1
Oxygen feedline fire and explosion in after torpedo room, Pearl Harbor, Hawaii
USS GRAYBACK (SSG-574) 16 JAN 1982 6
Navy divers in the starboard chamber when a vacuum was rapidly drawn.
USS BONEFISH II (SS-582) 24 APR 1988 3
Fire and explosion off Florida, boat decommissioned
USS BARBEL (SS-580) 1 MAY 1989 2
Washed overboard in heavy seas off Kyushu, Japan
USS SAN FRANCISCO (SSN 711) 9 JAN 2005 1
Crash with sea mound, 364NM SE of Guam
USS MINNEAPOLIS-SAINT PAUL (SSN 708) 29 DEC 2006 2
Washed overboard by heavy seas leaving Plymouth Sound, England

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