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From the Guardian to World War II: USN’s Lost Ships

  • dwh

    Your web site doesn’t work in fact it actually sucks! Three tries and no pic or anything!

  • http://www.facebook.com/people/Jason-Unwin/744294372 Jason Unwin

    Very interesting. Thank you. I had not realized there were that many ship losses since 1945.

  • ErnestPayne

    Faulty maps? Astounding!

  • ErnestPayne

    Found the “invisible” arrows to move the time line. As a collector of USN envelopes I really appreciate the site and can use wikipedia for the details. Thank you.

  • Salvatore Mercogliano

    You are missing a few others, particularly those that operated with MSTS/MSC.
    USNS Grommet Reefer T-AF 53 – wrecked in a gale off Italy, 1952
    T-LSU 1460 – lost in a gale off Alaska, 1952
    T-LST 281 – lost due to grounding off Japan, 1954
    USNS Potomac T-AO 150 – sunk after explosion in Morehead City, NC; subsequently rebuilt
    USNS Card T-AKV 40 – sunk by VC sappers in Saigon 1964; salvaged
    USNS Kellar T-AGS 25 – sunk by hurricane in Louisiana; salvaged
    T-LST 600 – lost due to grounding off Okinawa, 1968
    USNS Cowanesque T-AO 79 – lost due to grounding off Okinawa, 1972

    This list does not include the nearly dozen merchant ships mined and sunk during the Vietnam War.