The list of shipwrecks in 1945 includes ships sunk, foundered, grounded, or otherwise lost during 1945.

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January

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February

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March

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April

Further information: List of shipwrecks in April 1945

May

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June

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July

Further information: List of shipwrecks in July 1945

August

Further information: List of shipwrecks in August 1945

September

Further information: List of shipwrecks in September 1945

October

Further information: List of shipwrecks in October 1945

November

Further information: List of shipwrecks in November 1945

December

Further information: List of shipwrecks in December 1945

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List of shipwrecks: Unknown date 1945
Ship Country Description
Akagi Maru  Japan The merchant ship sank in a typhoon. She was raised, repaired, and returned to service.
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.[1]
Bourgas  Bulgaria World War II: The cargo ship was sunk at Thessaloniki, Greece. The wreck was scrapped in situ in March 1948.[2]
Dinteldyk  Netherlands World War II: The burnt out cargo ship was scuttled as a blockship at Rotterdam, South Holland.[3]
Elbing  Germany World War II: The cargo ship was damaged by artillery shelling and beached at Schweinesand. She was later repaired and returned to service.
F 113  Kriegsmarine The Type A Marinefahrprahm was sunk sometime in 1945.[4]
F 212  Kriegsmarine The Type B Marinefahrprahm was sunk sometime in 1945.[5]
F 823  Kriegsmarine The Type D Marinefahrprahm was sunk sometime in 1945.[6]
F 923  Kriegsmarine The Type DM minelayer Marinefahrprahm was sunk sometime in 1944 or 1945.[7]
F 949  Kriegsmarine The Type DM minelayer Marinefahrprahm was sunk sometime in 1944 or 1945.[8]
F 964  Kriegsmarine The Type D Marinefahrprahm was sunk sometime in 1944 or 1945.[9]
F 1157  Kriegsmarine The Type D Marinefahrprahm was sunk sometime in early 1945.[10]
F 1158  Kriegsmarine The Type D Marinefahrprahm was sunk sometime in early 1945.[11]
F 1165  Kriegsmarine The Type D Marinefahrprahm was sunk sometime in 1944 or 1945.[12]
F 1179  Kriegsmarine The Type D Marinefahrprahm was sunk sometime in 1945.[13]
F 1180  Kriegsmarine The Type D Marinefahrprahm was sunk sometime in 1945.[14]
F 1192  Kriegsmarine The Type D Marinefahrprahm was sunk sometime in 1945.[15]
Gyoraitei No. 11  Imperial Japanese Navy The Gyoraitei T51-class motor torpedo boat was lost in 1945.[16]
Gyoraitei No. 14  Imperial Japanese Navy The Gyoraitei T51-class motor torpedo boats were lost in 1945.[16]
Gyoraitei No. 15  Imperial Japanese Navy The Gyoraitei T51-class motor torpedo boats were lost in 1945.[16]
Gyoraitei No. 16  Imperial Japanese Navy The Gyoraitei T51-class motor torpedo boats were lost in 1945.[16]
Gyoraitei No. 17  Imperial Japanese Navy The Gyoraitei T51-class motor torpedo boats were lost in 1945.[16]
Gyoraitei No. 114  Imperial Japanese Navy The Q/Gyoraitei No. 114-class motor torpedo boat was lost in 1944 or 1945.[17]
Gyoraitei No. 233  Imperial Japanese Navy The Gyoraitei No. 31-class motor torpedo boat was lost in 1944 or 1945.[18]
Gyoraitei No. 245  Imperial Japanese Navy The Gyoraitei No. 38-class motor torpedo boat was lost in 1945.[19]
Gyoraitei No. 254  Imperial Japanese Navy The Gyoraitei No. 38-class motor torpedo boat was lost in 1945.[19]
Gyoraitei No. 258  Imperial Japanese Navy The Gyoraitei No. 38-class motor torpedo boat was lost in 1945.[19]
Gyoraitei No. 549  Imperial Japanese Navy The Gyoraitei No. 14-class motor torpedo boat was lost in 1945.[20]
Gyoraitei No. 869  Imperial Japanese Navy The Gyoraitei No. 14-class motor torpedo boat was lost in 1945.[20]
Gyoraitei No. 870  Imperial Japanese Navy The Gyoraitei No. 14-class motor torpedo boat was lost in 1945.[20]
Gyoraitei No. 871  Imperial Japanese Navy The Gyoraitei No. 14-class motor torpedo boat was lost in 1945.[20]
Gyoraitei No. 872  Imperial Japanese Navy The Gyoraitei No. 14-class motor torpedo boat was lost in 1945.[20]
Gyoraitei No. 873  Imperial Japanese Navy The Gyoraitei No. 14-class motor torpedo boat was lost in 1945.[20]
Gyoraitei No. 874  Imperial Japanese Navy The Gyoraitei No. 14-class motor torpedo boat was lost in 1945.[20]
Gyoraitei No. 875  Imperial Japanese Navy The Gyoraitei No. 14-class motor torpedo boat was lost in 1945.[20]
Gyoraitei No. 876  Imperial Japanese Navy The Gyoraitei No. 14-class motor torpedo boat was lost in 1945.[20]
Gyoraitei No. 877  Imperial Japanese Navy The Gyoraitei No. 14-class motor torpedo boat was lost in 1945.[20]
Gyoraitei No. 879  Imperial Japanese Navy The Gyoraitei No. 14-class motor torpedo boat was lost in 1945.[20]
Gyoraitei No. 883  Imperial Japanese Navy The Gyoraitei No. 14-class motor torpedo boat was lost in 1945.[20]
Gyoraitei No. 1113  Imperial Japanese Navy The Gyoraitei No. 15-class motor torpedo boat was lost in 1945.[21]
Gutzon Borglum  United States The Liberty ship was damaged in a typhoon. She was refloated but collided with a United States Navy tug and was declared a constructive total loss.[22]
H-3  Imperial Japanese Navy The H-2-class motor gunboat was lost in 1944 or 1945.[23]
H-5  Imperial Japanese Navy The H-2-class motor gunboat was lost in 1944 or 1945.[23]
H-7  Imperial Japanese Navy The H-2-class motor gunboat was lost in 1944 or 1945.[23]
H-8  Imperial Japanese Navy The H-2-class motor gunboat was lost in 1944 or 1945.[23]
H-46  Imperial Japanese Navy The H-61-class motor gunboat was lost in 1945.[24]
H-113  Imperial Japanese Navy The H-61-class motor gunboat was lost in 1945.[24]
Horch I  Kriegsmarine The training ship, a KFK-2-class naval drifter, was sunk sometime in 1945.[25]
Horch II  Kriegsmarine The training ship, a KFK-2-class naval drifter, was sunk sometime in 1945.[26]
KFK 203  Kriegsmarine The KFK-2-class naval drifter was sunk sometime in early 1945.[27]
KFK 204  Kriegsmarine The KFK-2-class naval drifter was sunk sometime in early 1945.[28]
King Edwin  United Kingdom The cargo ship was scuttled off Malta.[29]
NO 42  Kriegsmarine The KFK-2-class naval drifter was sunk sometime in 1945.[30]
Prince George  Canada The steamer was destroyed by fire at Ketchikan, Territory of Alaska. She later was towed away and scrapped. (Look 22/09/1945)
SS-8  Imperial Japanese Navy The SS-class landing ship was lost in 1944 or 1945.[31]
SS-10  Imperial Japanese Navy The SS-class landing ship was lost in 1944 or 1945.[32]
SS-11  Imperial Japanese Navy The SS-class landing ship was lost in the spring of 1945.[33]
SS-14  Imperial Japanese Navy The SS-class landing ship was lost in 1945.[34]
SS-15  Imperial Japanese Navy The SS-class landing ship was lost in 1945.[35]
SS-24  Imperial Japanese Navy World War II: The incomplete SS-class landing ship was sunk at Osaka in 1945.[36]
Saginaw II  United States The 92-gross register ton, 70.2-foot (21.4 m) scow sank off the coast of Southeast Alaska at 57°35′N 136°05′W / 57.583°N 136.083°W / 57.583; -136.083 (Saginaw II), between Slocum Arm (57°30′34″N 135°55′44″W / 57.5094°N 135.9288°W / 57.5094; -135.9288 (Slocum Arm)) and Khaz Bay (57°33′54″N 136°06′33″W / 57.5651°N 136.1091°W / 57.5651; -136.1091 (Khaz Bay)).[37]
San Marco  Regia Marina End of World War II: The target ship, a former San Giorgio-class armored cruiser captured by the Germans in September 1943, was found sunk in the harbor at La Spezia, Italy, at the end of World War II.
UF-2  Kriegsmarine End of World War II: The Aurore-class submarine was scuttled at Gotenhafen, Pomerania sometime after 5 July.
U-3502  Kriegsmarine World War II: The Type XXI submarine was bombed and damaged at Hamburg. She was consequently withdrawn from service on 3 May and scrapped post-war.[38]
V 204 Zieten  Kriegsmarine The vorpostenboot was scuttled at Nantes, Loire-Inférieure, France.[39]
Vs 248  Kriegsmarine The vorpostenboot, a KFK-2-class naval drifter, was sunk sometime in 1945.[40]
W. P. Few  United States The Liberty ship became stranded and was declared a constructive total loss.[41]
Yu 10  Imperial Japanese Army The Type 3 submergence transport vehicle sank in a storm at Kuchinotsu, Japan. She subsequently was scrapped.[42][43]
Yu 11  Imperial Japanese Army The Type 3 submergence transport vehicle sank in a storm at Mikuriya, Japan. She subsequently was scrapped.[42]
Yu 12  Imperial Japanese Army The Type 3 submergence transport vehicle sank in a storm at Kuchinotsu, Japan. She subsequently was scrapped.[42][43]
Yu 13  Imperial Japanese Army The Type 3 submergence transport vehicle sank in a storm at Mikuriya, Japan. She subsequently was scrapped.[42]
Yu 14  Imperial Japanese Army The Type 3 submergence transport vehicle sank in a storm at Mikuriya, Japan. She subsequently was scrapped.[42]
Yu 24  Imperial Japanese Army The Type 3 submergence transport vehicle was lost in an accident.[42]
Yu 1007  Imperial Japanese Army The surrendered Type 3 submergence transport vehicle sank in a storm at Mikuriya, Japan, in either 1945 or 1946. She later was salvaged, and was scrapped in January 1948.[42][44]
Yu 3002  Imperial Japanese Army The Type 3 submergence transport vehicle sank in a storm.[42]

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