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Submarine Losses

 

by Year
  U.K. U.S.A. Germany Italy Japan
1939 1 - 9 - -
1940 24 - 23 20 -
1941 11 1 35 18 3
1942 20 7 87 22 19
1943 14 17 237 24 23
1944 6 20 242 - 56
1945 1 8 151 - 29
Total 77 53 785 84 130

 

by Cause
  U.K. U.S.A. Germany Italy Japan Total
Air attack 4 6 290 9 14 323
Surface attack 28 16 246 34 70 394
Mine 12 7 25 - 4 48
Submarine 5 1 21 14 25 66
Air & Surface - 7 48 5 8 68
Rammed 2 - - - - 2
Bombed in harbor - - 62 2 - 64
Other & unknown 26 16 93 20 9 164
Total 77 53 785 84 130 1,029

 

Notes:

(1) Air attack for U.K. and U.S.A. from bombs only, all others from bombs and torpedoes.

(2) Surface attack for U.K. is from gunfire (1) and depth charge (27); for U.S. is gunfire (2) and depth charge (14); all others from both.

Source: John Ellis, The World War II Databook.