"U.S.N.  LOSSES  OFF CORREGIDOR"
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USN LOSSES IN  VICINITY OF CORREGIDOR

Vessel

Class

Date of Loss

Details of Loss

USS Canopus
(AS-9)

Submarine Tender (AS)

 

10 April 1942

scuttled off Mariveles Bay, Bataan, P.I.

USS Finch (AM-9)

Mine Sweeper

 

11 April 1942

sunk by Japanese aircraft off Corregidor, P.I.

USS Vaga (YT-116)

Harbor Tug (YT)

 

5 May 1942.

scuttled to prevent capture off Corregidor, P.I.

USS Pigeon
(ASR-6)

Submarine rescue Vessel (ASR)

5 May 1942

sunk by Japanese aircraft off Corregidor, P.I.

USS Genesee (AT-55)

Ocean Tug (AT)

 

5 May 1942.

scuttled off Corregidor, P.I.

USS Quail
(AM-15)

 

6 May 1942.

scuttled off Corregidor, P.I.

USS Tanager
(AM-5)

 

4 May 1942

unk by shore batteries off Corregidor, P.I.

USS Luzon (PR-7)

River Gunboat (PR)

6 May 1942

scuttled off Corregidor, P.I.

USS Mindanao (PR-8)

 

5 May 1942

sunk by Japanese aircraft off Corregidor, P.I.

USS Oahu
(PR-6)

 

6 May 1942

scuttled off Corregidor, P.I.

Fisheries II

(converted yacht)

5 May 1942

destroyed to prevent capture at Corregidor, P.I.

Maryann

 (converted yacht)

5 May 1942

destroyed to prevent capture at Corregidor, P.I.

Perry

 (converted small patrol vessel)

5 May 1942

destroyed to prevent capture at Corregidor, P.I.

USS YMS-48

Motor Mine Sweeper

14 February 1945

damaged by shore batteries at 14 24'N, 120 33'E. , sunk by USS Fletcher, in Manila Bay, P.I.

USS LCS(L)(3)-7

Landing Craft, Support (Large)
(Mark III) (LCS(L))

16 February 1945

sunk by Suicide boat off Mariveles, Corregidor Channel, P.I.

USS LCS(L)(3)-26

 

16 February 1945

sunk by Suicide boat off Mariveles, Corregidor Channel, P.I.

USS LCS(L)(3)-49

 

16 February 1945

sunk by Suicide boat off Mariveles, Corregidor Channel, P.I.

 

 

 

 

 

 

USN VESSELS DAMAGED IN VICINITY OF CORREGIDOR

Vessel

Class

Date of Action

Casualties

Details of Damage

USS LA VALLETTE
(DD-448)
Destroyer 14 February 1945 6 KIA, 23 wounded disabled by mines  at 14 25'N, 120 30'E. (off Mariveles Harbor, Luzon)
USS RADFORD
(DD-446)
Destroyer 14 February 1945 3 KIA disabled by mines at 14 25'N, 120 30'E.  (off Mariveles Harbor, Luzon) Refer: Deck Log

USS HOPEWELL
(DD-681)

Destroyer

February 1945

1 KIA

hit four times by Japanese shore battery at 14 24'N, 120 33'E. (off Corregidor)

USS FLETCHER
(DD-445)
Destroyer 14 February 1945 7 KIA damaged by a coastal defense gun at 14 25'N, 120 30'E. (off Corregidor)
USS YMS-46 Auxiliary Motor Mine Sweeper 15 February 1945

3 KIA

 damaged by a coastal defense gun at 14 23'N, 120 36'E. (off Corregidor)
LSM-169   15 February 1945   disabled by mine off Mariveles Harbor, Luzon
USS PC-1119 Submarine Chaser 16 February 1945   damaged by a coastal defense gun at 14 23'N, 120 35'E. (between Corregidor and Caballo)
LCI( R)   16 February 1945 3  
USS HIDATSA
(ATF-102)
Ocean Tug 17 February 1945

8 KIA, 12 wounded

disabled by mine at 14 25'N, 120 30'E. off Mariveles Harbor, Luzon

 

 

 

 

The USS La Vallette at  Corregidor  hit by land based controlled mine
 

Radford and La Vallette relieved the damaged Hopewell and Fletcher on 14 February. The following day, D-1,  "LaVadilly" was operating in support of minesweepers there, and fouled a mine herself, sustaining major damage and losing six  dead and 23 wounded. While maneuvering to take her in tow, USS Radford also struck a mine. Both ships were able to retire under their own power. Photo courtesy of Dave McComb, of USS Nicholas Association Website

USS YMS-46 ENTERING
SAN FRANCISCO BAY 
 

 

YMS-46 was of the YMS-1 Class Auxiliary Motor Minesweepers and was damaged between Corregidor and Caballo Is. by Japanese gunfire. Laid down 24 June 1941 by the Wheeler Ship Building Corp., Brooklyn, NY; Launched, 30 April 1942; Completed, 20 June 1942, Commissioned USS YMS-46. Didplacement 320t; Length 136'; Beam 24'6"; Speed 13 kts; Complement 33; Armament, one single 3"/50 gun mount, two 20mm, two dctt, two dcp; Propulsion two GM diesel engines, two shafts. Official U.S. Navy Photograph, now in the collections of the National Archives, courtesy of Navsource.org, source Robert Abelson.

YMS-46

 

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