The list of shipwrecks in 1944 includes ships sunk, foundered, grounded, or otherwise lost during 1944.

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January

Main article: List of shipwrecks in January 1944

February

Main article: List of shipwrecks in February 1944

March

Main article: List of shipwrecks in March 1944

April

Main article: List of shipwrecks in April 1944

May

Main article: List of shipwrecks in May 1944

June

Main article: List of shipwrecks in June 1944

July

Main article: List of shipwrecks in July 1944

August

Main article: List of shipwrecks in August 1944

September

Main article: List of shipwrecks in September 1944

October

Main article: List of shipwrecks in October 1944

November

Main article: List of shipwrecks in November 1944

December

Main article: List of shipwrecks in December 1944

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List of shipwrecks: Unknown date 1944
Ship Country Description
AF 57  Kriegsmarine The Type A Artilleriefährprahm was sunk sometime in 1944.[1]
Alice L. Pendleton  United States The 228-foot (69 m), 1,349-gross register ton four-masted lumber schooner was abandoned at the Palmer Shipyard on the west side of the Mystic River in Noank, Connecticut, sometime during the 1940s, gradually rotted away, and settled on the river bottom in 10 feet (3.0 m) of water.[2]
F 241  Kriegsmarine The Type A Marinefahrprahm was sunk sometime in the Winter of 1944/1945.[3]
F 459  Kriegsmarine The Type C Marinefahrprahm was sunk sometime in 1944.[4]
F 615  Kriegsmarine The Type C2 Marinefahrprahm was sunk sometime in 1944.[5]
F 626  Kriegsmarine The Type C2 Marinefahrprahm was sunk sometime in 1944.[6]
F 855  Kriegsmarine The Type D Marinefahrprahm was sunk sometime in 1944.[7]
F 923  Kriegsmarine The Type DM minelayer Marinefahrprahm was sunk sometime in 1944 or 1945.[8]
F 949  Kriegsmarine The Type DM minelayer Marinefahrprahm was sunk sometime in 1944 or 1945.[9]
F 964  Kriegsmarine The Type D Marinefahrprahm was sunk sometime in 1944 or 1945.[10]
F 1165  Kriegsmarine The Type D Marinefahrprahm was sunk sometime in 1944 or 1945.[11]
G 310 Triglav  Kriegsmarine World War II: The coaster was wrecked near Trieste. Raised, either by the Germans, repaired and returned to service, or by her Yugoslav owners post war.[12]
Gyoraitei No. 114  Imperial Japanese Navy The Q/No. 114-class motor torpedo boat was lost in 1944 or 1945.[13]
Gyoraitei No. 116, and Gyoraitei No. 117  Imperial Japanese Navy The TM 4/No. 102-class motor torpedo boats were lost in 1944 at or near Rabaul.[14][15]
Gyoraitei No. 233  Imperial Japanese Navy The Gyoraitei No. 31-class motor torpedo boat was lost in 1944 or 1945.[16]
Gyoraitei No. 428  Imperial Japanese Navy The Gyoraitei No. 36-class motor torpedo boat was lost in 1944.[17]
H-1  Imperial Japanese Navy The H-1-class motor gun boat was lost in 1944.[18]
H-3, H-5, H-7, and H-8  Imperial Japanese Navy The H-2-class motor gun boats were lost in 1944 or 1945.[19]
Hai Kan No. 10  Imperial Japanese Navy The training hulk, formerly the cruiser Tsushima, was sunk as a torpedo target in the Pacific Ocean off Miura, Kanagawa, Japan.
Herold  Norway World War II: The cargo ship was bombed and sunk at Bergen, Norway in December 1944 or January 1945.[20]
KFK 90  Kriegsmarine The training ship, a KFK-2-class naval drifter, was sunk sometime in 1944.[21]
KFK 307  Kriegsmarine The KFK-2-class naval drifter was sunk sometime in 1944.[22]
HMS LCP(L) 540  Royal Navy The landing craft personnel (large) was lost sometime in 1944.[23]
HMS LCP(L) 760  Royal Navy The landing craft personnel (large) was lost sometime in 1944.[23]
HMS LCP(R) 640  Royal Navy The landing craft personnel (ramped) were lost sometime in 1944.[24]
HMS LCP(R) 652\  Royal Navy The landing craft personnel (ramped) were lost sometime in 1944.[24]
HMS LCP(R) 669  Royal Navy The landing craft personnel (ramped) were lost sometime in 1944.[24]
HMS LCP(R) 735  Royal Navy The landing craft personnel (ramped) were lost sometime in 1944.[24]
HMS LCP(R) 978  Royal Navy The landing craft personnel (ramped) were lost sometime in 1944.[24]
HMS LCP(R) 982  Royal Navy The landing craft personnel (ramped) were lost sometime in 1944.[24]
HMS LCP(R) 987  Royal Navy The landing craft personnel (ramped) were lost sometime in 1944.[24]
HMS LCP(R) 989  Royal Navy The landing craft personnel (ramped) were lost sometime in 1944.[24]
HMS LCP(R) 991  Royal Navy The landing craft personnel (ramped) were lost sometime in 1944.[24]
HMS LCP(R) 993  Royal Navy The landing craft personnel (ramped) were lost sometime in 1944.[24]
HMS LCP(R) 1023  Royal Navy The landing craft personnel (ramped) were lost sometime in 1944.[24]
Libby, McNeill & Libby V No. 6  United States The 79-gross register ton, 71-foot (21.6 m) scow sank in the waters of the Territory of Alaska sometime in 1944.[25]
M 4255  Kriegsmarine The minesweeper, a KFK-2-class naval drifter, was sunk sometime in 1944.[26]
Ouessant  Kriegsmarine The floating power station, formerly the submarine Ouessant ( French Navy), was scuttled at Pauillac, France.[27]
S 14  Kriegsmarine The S 14-class E-boat sunk in the English Channel.[28]
SS-4  Imperial Japanese Navy The SS-class landing ship was lost in August 1944 in the Philippines.[29]
SS-8  Imperial Japanese Navy The SS-class landing ship was lost in 1944 or 1945.[30]
SS-10  Imperial Japanese Navy The SS-class landing ship was lost in 1944 or 1945.[31]
Shoei Maru  Japan World War II: The cargo ship was torpedoed and sunk in the South China Sea west of Luzon, Philippines by USS Paddle and USS Hammerhead (both  United States Navy) sometime between 25 November and 18 January 1945.[32]
Strasbourg II  Kriegsmarine World War II: The barracks ship was scuttled at Lorient, France.
U-743  Kriegsmarine World War II: The Type VIIC submarine sank in the Atlantic Ocean north of Ireland (55°38′N 7°26′W / 55.633°N 7.433°W / 55.633; -7.433) in September or October 1944 whilst on patrol with the loss of all 50 crew. Cause unknown.[33]
UJ-2306  Kriegsmarine The submarine chaser, a KFK-2-class naval drifter, was sunk sometime in 1944.[34]
Unknown shipwreck An unknown wreck was recorded at (30°12′N 87°13′W / 30.200°N 87.217°W / 30.200; -87.217) south of Pensacola, Florida in 1944 in 80 feet (24 m) of water with a stack and masts above water.[35]
Unknown shipwreck An unknown wreck was recorded east of Marathon, Florida at (24°42′N 80°52′W / 24.700°N 80.867°W / 24.700; -80.867) on 31 March 1944.[36]
V 5509  Kriegsmarine The Vorpostenboot, a former S 14-class motor torpedo boat, was sunk in La Manch sometime in 1944.[37]
Viking 1  Nazi Germany World War II: The ferry was scuttled end of 1944 in the Repparfjord, Finnmark, Norway.[38]
Wilma G  United States The 8-gross register ton, 29.6-foot (9.0 m) fishing vessel sank at the entrance to Prince William Sound off Montague Island, Territory of Alaska.[39]

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Ship events in 1944
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Ship commissionings: 1939 1940 1941 1942 1943 1944 1945 1946 1947 1948 1949
Ship decommissionings: 1939 1940 1941 1942 1943 1944 1945 1946 1947 1948 1949
Shipwrecks: 1939 1940 1941 1942 1943 1944 1945 1946 1947 1948 1949