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Warships and Submarines from 1940 to 1949

The decade included most of World War 2 - which showcased some of the last great naval battles in recorded history.

Warships and Submarines from 1940 to 1949

The decade included most of World War 2 - which showcased some of the last great naval battles in recorded history.

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There are a total of 151 Warships and Submarines from 1940 to 1949 in the Military Factory. Entries are listed below in alphanumeric order (1-to-Z). Flag images indicative of country of origin and not necessarily the primary operator.



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Ammiraglio Cagni
Ocean-Going Attack Submarine
Picture of the Ammiraglio Cagni
001
National Flag Graphic
1940
Aquila
Conventionally-Powered Aircraft Carrier
Picture of the Aquila
002
National Flag Graphic
1941
Arkhangelsk
Battleship
Picture of the Arkhangelsk
003
National Flag Graphic
1944
Biber (Beaver)
Midget Submarine
Picture of the Biber (Beaver)
004
National Flag Graphic
1944
ELCO PT Boat (Patrol Torpedo)
Patrol Boat / Motor Torpedo Boat
Picture of the ELCO PT Boat (Patrol Torpedo)
005
National Flag Graphic
1941
FS Jean Bart
Battleship
Picture of the FS Jean Bart
006
National Flag Graphic
1949
FS Richelieu
Battleship
Picture of the FS Richelieu
007
National Flag Graphic
1940
Higgins Boat LCVP (Landing Craft, Vehicle, Personnel)
Amphibious Assault Landing Craft
Picture of the Higgins Boat LCVP (Landing Craft, Vehicle, Personnel)
008
National Flag Graphic
1941
Higgins PT Boat (Patrol Torpedo)
Patrol Boat / Motor Torpedo Boat
Picture of the Higgins PT Boat (Patrol Torpedo)
009
National Flag Graphic
1942
HIJMS RO-100 (Kaisho / Type KS)
Short-Range Coastal Submarine
Picture of the HIJMS RO-100 (Kaisho / Type KS)
0010
National Flag Graphic
1942
HMCS Sackville (K181)
Corvette Warship
Picture of the HMCS Sackville (K181)
0011
National Flag Graphic
1941
HMS Audacity (D10)
Escort Aircraft Carrier
Picture of the HMS Audacity (D10)
0012
National Flag Graphic
1941
HMS Dido (37)
Air Defense Light Cruiser Warship
Picture of the HMS Dido (37)
0013
National Flag Graphic
1940
HMS Duke of York (17)
Battleship
Picture of the HMS Duke of York (17)
0014
National Flag Graphic
1941
HMS Jamaica (44)
Light Cruiser Warship
Picture of the HMS Jamaica (44)
0015
National Flag Graphic
1942
HMS Prince of Wales (53)
Battleship
Picture of the HMS Prince of Wales (53)
0016
National Flag Graphic
1941
HMS Roberts (F40)
Monitor Warship
Picture of the HMS Roberts (F40)
0017
National Flag Graphic
1941
HMS Unicorn (I72)
Maintenance Aircraft Carrier
Picture of the HMS Unicorn (I72)
0018
National Flag Graphic
1943
HMS Upholder (P37)
Coastal Diesel-Electric Attack Submarine
Picture of the HMS Upholder (P37)
0019
National Flag Graphic
1940
HMS Vanguard (23)
Fast Battleship
Picture of the HMS Vanguard (23)
0020
National Flag Graphic
1946
HMS Victorious (R38)
Conventionally-Powered Aircraft Carrier
Picture of the HMS Victorious (R38)
0021
National Flag Graphic
1941
HMS Warrior (R31)
Conventionally-Powered Aircraft Carrier
Picture of the HMS Warrior (R31)
0022
National Flag Graphic
1945
HMS X-class / X-craft (series)
Midget Special-Mission Submarine
Picture of the HMS X-class / X-craft (series)
0023
National Flag Graphic
1943
Huckins PT Boat (Patrol Torpedo)
Motorized Torpedo Fast Boat
Picture of the Huckins PT Boat (Patrol Torpedo)
0024
National Flag Graphic
1942
IJN Akigumo
Destroyer Warship
Picture of the IJN Akigumo
0025
National Flag Graphic
1941
IJN Ha-201 (Type STS)
Fast Coastal Attack Submarine
Picture of the IJN Ha-201 (Type STS)
0026
National Flag Graphic
1945
IJN I-15
Diesel-Electric Attack Submarine
Picture of the IJN I-15
0027
National Flag Graphic
1940
IJN I-201
High-Speed Diesel-Electric Attack Submarine
Picture of the IJN I-201
0028
National Flag Graphic
1945
IJN I-21
Ocean-Going Diesel-Electric Attack Submarine
Picture of the IJN I-21
0029
National Flag Graphic
1941
IJN I-351
Ocean-Going Tanker / Resupply Diesel-Electric Submarine
Picture of the IJN I-351
0030
National Flag Graphic
1945
IJN I-400 (STo / Sen-Toku)
Aircraft-Carrying Diesel-Electric Submarine
Picture of the IJN I-400 (STo / Sen-Toku)
0031
National Flag Graphic
1944
IJN I-58
Diesel-Electric Attack Submarine
Picture of the IJN I-58
0032
National Flag Graphic
1944
IJN Isokaze
Destroyer Warship
Picture of the IJN Isokaze
0033
National Flag Graphic
1940
IJN Musashi
Battleship
Picture of the IJN Musashi
0034
National Flag Graphic
1942
IJN No. 1 Class Landing Ship (1st Class Transporter)
Amphibious Assault Vessel
Picture of the IJN No. 1 Class Landing Ship (1st Class Transporter)
0035
National Flag Graphic
1944
IJN Shimakaze
Destroyer Warship
Picture of the IJN Shimakaze
0036
National Flag Graphic
1943
IJN Shinano
Aircraft Carrier
Picture of the IJN Shinano
0037
National Flag Graphic
1945
IJN Shoho
Converted Light Carrier
Picture of the IJN Shoho
0038
National Flag Graphic
1941
IJN Shokaku
Conventionally-Powered Fleet Aircraft Carrier
Picture of the IJN Shokaku
0039
National Flag Graphic
1941
IJN Taiho
Aircraft Carrier
Picture of the IJN Taiho
0040
National Flag Graphic
1944
IJN Type C (class)
Destroyer Escort
Picture of the IJN Type C (class)
0041
National Flag Graphic
1943
IJN Yamato
Battleship
Picture of the IJN Yamato
0042
National Flag Graphic
1941
IJN Zuiho
Converted Light Carrier
Picture of the IJN Zuiho
0043
National Flag Graphic
1940
IJN Zuikaku
Conventionally-Powered Fleet Aircraft Carrier
Picture of the IJN Zuikaku
0044
National Flag Graphic
1941
Kaiten (Reverse Destiny)
Midget Submarine / Manned Suicide Torpedo
Picture of the Kaiten (Reverse Destiny)
0045
National Flag Graphic
1944
KMS Bismarck
Battleship
Picture of the KMS Bismarck
0046
National Flag Graphic
1940
KMS Tirpitz
Battleship Warship
Picture of the KMS Tirpitz
0047
National Flag Graphic
1941
Landing Craft Infantry (Large) (LCI(L))
Amphibious Assault Ship
Picture of the Landing Craft Infantry (Large) (LCI(L))
0048
National Flag Graphic
1943
Landing Ship, Tank Mk II (LST2)
Amphibious Assault Transport Vessel
Picture of the Landing Ship, Tank Mk II (LST2)
0049
National Flag Graphic
1942
Littorio (Italia)
Battleship
Picture of the Littorio (Italia)
0050
National Flag Graphic
1940
Neger
Manned Torpedo Carrier / Assault Boat
Picture of the Neger
0051
National Flag Graphic
1943
ORP Jastrzab
Attack Submarine
Picture of the ORP Jastrzab
0052
National Flag Graphic
1941
Roma
Battleship
Picture of the Roma
0053
National Flag Graphic
1942
SS John W. Brown B4611
Cargo Ship Vessel
Picture of the SS John W. Brown B4611
0054
National Flag Graphic
1942
Type XXI U-Boat
Diesel-Electric Attack Submarine
Picture of the Type XXI U-Boat
0055
National Flag Graphic
1944
Type XXIII U-Boat
Coastal Attack Submarine
Picture of the Type XXIII U-Boat
0056
National Flag Graphic
1944
Type XXVII Seehund (Seal)
Midget Submarine
Picture of the Type XXVII Seehund (Seal)
0057
National Flag Graphic
1944
U-boat U-505 (Type IXC)
Diesel-Electric Attack Submarine
Picture of the U-boat U-505 (Type IXC)
0058
National Flag Graphic
1941
USCGC Eagle (WIX-327)
Three-Masted Sail Training Barque
Picture of the USCGC Eagle (WIX-327)
0059
National Flag Graphic
1946
USS Alabama (BB-60)
Battleship
Picture of the USS Alabama (BB-60)
0060
National Flag Graphic
1942
USS Alamance (AKA-75)
Attack Cargo Ship
Picture of the USS Alamance (AKA-75)
0061
National Flag Graphic
1944
USS Antietam (CV-36)
Conventionally-Powered Aircraft Carrier
Picture of the USS Antietam (CV-36)
0062
National Flag Graphic
1945
USS Appalachian (AGC-1)
Amphibious Force Flagship Vessel
Picture of the USS Appalachian (AGC-1)
0063
National Flag Graphic
1943
USS Attu (CVE-102)
Escort Aircraft Carrier
Picture of the USS Attu (CVE-102)
0064
National Flag Graphic
1944
USS Badoeng Strait (CVE-116)
Conventionally-Powered Escort Aircraft Carrier
Picture of the USS Badoeng Strait (CVE-116)
0065
National Flag Graphic
1945
USS Balao (SS-285)
Diesel-Electric Attack Submarine
Picture of the USS Balao (SS-285)
0066
National Flag Graphic
1943
USS Bluefish (SS-222)
Diesel-Electric Attack Submarine
Picture of the USS Bluefish (SS-222)
0067
National Flag Graphic
1943
USS Bogue (CVE-9)
Escort Carrier / Aircraft Carrier Warship
Picture of the USS Bogue (CVE-9)
0068
National Flag Graphic
1942
USS Bon Homme Richard (CV-31)
Conventionally-Powered Aircraft Carrier
Picture of the USS Bon Homme Richard (CV-31)
0069
National Flag Graphic
1944
USS Bowfin (SS-287)
Diesel-Electric Attack Submarine
Picture of the USS Bowfin (SS-287)
0070
National Flag Graphic
1943
USS Cabot (CVL-28)
Conventionally-Powered Aircraft Carrier
Picture of the USS Cabot (CVL-28)
0071
National Flag Graphic
1943
USS Canberra (CA-70)
Heavy Cruiser / Missile Cruiser Warship
Picture of the USS Canberra (CA-70)
0072
National Flag Graphic
1943
USS Cavalla (SS-244)
Diesel-Electric Attack Submarine
Picture of the USS Cavalla (SS-244)
0073
National Flag Graphic
1944
USS Clamagore (SS-343)
Diesel-Electric Attack / Surviellance Submarine
Picture of the USS Clamagore (SS-343)
0074
National Flag Graphic
1945
USS Cleveland (CL-55)
Light Cruiser Warship
Picture of the USS Cleveland (CL-55)
0075
National Flag Graphic
1942
USS Coral Sea (CV-43)
Conventionally-Powered Aircraft Carrier
Picture of the USS Coral Sea (CV-43)
0076
National Flag Graphic
1947
USS Cowpens (CVL-25)
Comventilonally-Powered Light Aircraft Carrier
Picture of the USS Cowpens (CVL-25)
0077
National Flag Graphic
1943
USS Des Moines (CA-134)
Heavy Cruiser Warship
Picture of the USS Des Moines (CA-134)
0078
National Flag Graphic
1948
USS Dixmude (A-609)
Aircraft Transport / Escort Carrier
Picture of the USS Dixmude (A-609)
0079
National Flag Graphic
1940
USS Drum (SS-228)
Diesel-Electric Attack Submarine
Picture of the USS Drum (SS-228)
0080
National Flag Graphic
1941
USS Essex (CV-9)
Conventionally-Powered Aircraft Carrier
Picture of the USS Essex (CV-9)
0081
National Flag Graphic
1942
USS Fall River (CA-131)
Heavy Cruiser Warship
Picture of the USS Fall River (CA-131)
0082
National Flag Graphic
1945
USS Fletcher (DD-445)
Destroyer Warship / Anti-Submarine Warfare (ASW) Platform
Picture of the USS Fletcher (DD-445)
0083
National Flag Graphic
1942
USS Franklin (CV-13)
Escort Aircraft Carrier
Picture of the USS Franklin (CV-13)
0084
National Flag Graphic
1944
USS Franklin D. Roosevelt (CV-42)
Conventionally-Powered Aircraft Carrier
Picture of the USS Franklin D. Roosevelt (CV-42)
0085
National Flag Graphic
1945
USS Gato (SS-212)
Diesel-Electric Attack Submarine
Picture of the USS Gato (SS-212)
0086
National Flag Graphic
1941
USS Gleaves (DD-423)
Destroyer Warship
Picture of the USS Gleaves (DD-423)
0087
National Flag Graphic
1940
USS Growler (SS-215)
Diesel-Electric Attack Submarine
Picture of the USS Growler (SS-215)
0088
National Flag Graphic
1942
USS Grunion (SS-216)
Conventionally-Powered Attack Submarine
Picture of the USS Grunion (SS-216)
0089
National Flag Graphic
1942
USS Guadalcanal (CVE-60)
Escort Carrier
Picture of the USS Guadalcanal (CVE-60)
0090
National Flag Graphic
1943
USS Hancock (CV-19)
Conventionally-Powered Aircraft Carrier
Picture of the USS Hancock (CV-19)
0091
National Flag Graphic
1944
USS Harris (APA-2)
Attack Transport Ship
Picture of the USS Harris (APA-2)
0092
National Flag Graphic
1940
USS Hornet (CV-12)
Conventionally-Powered Fleet Aircraft Carrier
Picture of the USS Hornet (CV-12)
0093
National Flag Graphic
1943
USS Hornet (CV-8)
Conventionally-Powered Aircraft Carrier
Picture of the USS Hornet (CV-8)
0094
National Flag Graphic
1941
USS Improve (AM-247)
Minesweeper / Anti-Submarine Warfare (ASW) Vessel
Picture of the USS Improve (AM-247)
0095
National Flag Graphic
1944
USS Independence (CVL-22)
Conventionally-Powered Light Aircraft Carrier
Picture of the USS Independence (CVL-22)
0096
National Flag Graphic
1943
USS Indiana (BB-58)
Battleship
Picture of the USS Indiana (BB-58)
0097
National Flag Graphic
1942
USS Intrepid (CV-11)
Conventionally-Powered Aircraft Carrier
Picture of the USS Intrepid (CV-11)
0098
National Flag Graphic
1943
USS Iowa (BB-61)
Battleship
Picture of the USS Iowa (BB-61)
0099
National Flag Graphic
1943
USS John C. Butler (DE-339)
Destroyer Escort Warship
Picture of the USS John C. Butler (DE-339)
00100
National Flag Graphic
1944
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USS Joseph P Kennedy, Jr (DD-850)
Destroyer Warship
Picture of the USS Joseph P Kennedy, Jr (DD-850)
00101
National Flag Graphic
1945
USS Kalinin Bay (CVE-68)
Escort Carrier
Picture of the USS Kalinin Bay (CVE-68)
00102
National Flag Graphic
1943
USS Kearsarge (CV-33)
Conventionally-Powered Aircraft Carrier
Picture of the USS Kearsarge (CV-33)
00103
National Flag Graphic
1946
USS Laffey (DD-459)
Destroyer Warship
Picture of the USS Laffey (DD-459)
00104
National Flag Graphic
1942
USS Laffey (DD-724)
Destroyer Warship
Picture of the USS Laffey (DD-724)
00105
National Flag Graphic
1944
USS Lake Champlain (CV-39)
Conventionally-Powered Aircraft Carrier
Picture of the USS Lake Champlain (CV-39)
00106
National Flag Graphic
1945
USS Langley (CVL-27)
Conventionall-Powered Aircraft Carrier
Picture of the USS Langley (CVL-27)
00107
National Flag Graphic
1943
USS Ling (SS-297)
Diesel-Electric Attack Submarine
Picture of the USS Ling (SS-297)
00108
National Flag Graphic
1943
USS Lionfish (SS-298)
Diesel-Electric Attack Submarine
Picture of the USS Lionfish (SS-298)
00109
National Flag Graphic
1944
USS Liscome Bay (CVE-56)
Escort Aircraft Carrier
Picture of the USS Liscome Bay (CVE-56)
00110
National Flag Graphic
1943
USS Little Rock (CL-92 / CLG-4 / CG-4)
Light Cruiser / Guided Missile Cruiser Warship
Picture of the USS Little Rock (CL-92 / CLG-4 / CG-4)
00111
National Flag Graphic
1945
USS Massachusetts (BB-59)
Fast Battleship Warship
Picture of the USS Massachusetts (BB-59)
00112
National Flag Graphic
1942
USS McCalla (DD-488)
Destroyer Warship
Picture of the USS McCalla (DD-488)
00113
National Flag Graphic
1942
USS Midway (CV-41)
Conventionally-Powered Aircraft Carrier
Picture of the USS Midway (CV-41)
00114
National Flag Graphic
1945
USS Missouri (BB-63)
Battleship
Picture of the USS Missouri (BB-63)
00115
National Flag Graphic
1944
USS Montana (BB-67)
Battleship
Picture of the USS Montana (BB-67)
00116
National Flag Graphic
1940
USS New Jersey (BB-62)
Battleship
Picture of the USS New Jersey (BB-62)
00117
National Flag Graphic
1942
USS Newport News (CA-148)
Heavy Cruiser Warship
Picture of the USS Newport News (CA-148)
00118
National Flag Graphic
1949
USS North Carolina (BB-55)
Fast Battleship
Picture of the USS North Carolina (BB-55)
00119
National Flag Graphic
1941
USS O'Hare (DD-889)
Destroyer Warship / Radar Picket Ship
Picture of the USS O'Hare (DD-889)
00120
National Flag Graphic
1945
USS Oklahoma City (CL-91)
Light Cruiser Warship
Picture of the USS Oklahoma City (CL-91)
00121
National Flag Graphic
1944
USS Pillsbury (DE-133)
Destroyer Escort Warship
Picture of the USS Pillsbury (DE-133)
00122
National Flag Graphic
1943
USS Piranha (SS-389)
Diesel-Electric Attack Submarine
Picture of the USS Piranha (SS-389)
00123
National Flag Graphic
1944
USS Providence (CL-82)
Light Cruiser Warship
Picture of the USS Providence (CL-82)
00124
National Flag Graphic
1945
USS Ray (SS-271)
Diesel-Electric Attack Submarine / Radar Picket Submarine
Picture of the USS Ray (SS-271)
00125
National Flag Graphic
1943
USS Rochester (CA-124)
Heavy Cruiser
Picture of the USS Rochester (CA-124)
00126
National Flag Graphic
1946
USS Rudderow (DE-224)
Destroyer Escort Warship
Picture of the USS Rudderow (DE-224)
00127
National Flag Graphic
1944
USS Salem (CA-139)
Heavy Cruiser Warship
Picture of the USS Salem (CA-139)
00128
National Flag Graphic
1949
USS Samuel B. Roberts (DE-413)
Destroyer Escort
Picture of the USS Samuel B. Roberts (DE-413)
00129
National Flag Graphic
1944
USS San Diego (CL-53) (CLAA-53)
Light Cruiser / Light Anti-Aircraft Cruiser
Picture of the USS San Diego (CL-53) (CLAA-53)
00130
National Flag Graphic
1942
USS San Jacinto (CVL-30)
Light Aircraft Carrier
Picture of the USS San Jacinto (CVL-30)
00131
National Flag Graphic
1943
USS Serpens (AK-97)
Cargo Ship
Picture of the USS Serpens (AK-97)
00132
National Flag Graphic
1943
USS Shamrock Bay (CVE-84)
Escort Aircraft Carrier
Picture of the USS Shamrock Bay (CVE-84)
00133
National Flag Graphic
1944
USS Shangri-La (CV-38)
Conventionally-Powered Aircraft Carrier
Picture of the USS Shangri-La (CV-38)
00134
National Flag Graphic
1944
USS South Dakota (BB-57)
Battleship
Picture of the USS South Dakota (BB-57)
00135
National Flag Graphic
1942
USS St. Lo (CVE-63)
Escort Aircraft Carrier
Picture of the USS St. Lo (CVE-63)
00136
National Flag Graphic
1943
USS Taconic (AGC-17)
Amphibious Force Command Ship
Picture of the USS Taconic (AGC-17)
00137
National Flag Graphic
1945
USS Tench (SS-417)
Diesel-Electric Attack Submarine
Picture of the USS Tench (SS-417)
00138
National Flag Graphic
1944
USS Ticonderoga (CV-14)
Conventionally-Powered Aircraft Carrier
Picture of the USS Ticonderoga (CV-14)
00139
National Flag Graphic
1944
USS Toledo (CA-133)
Heavy Cruiser Warship
Picture of the USS Toledo (CA-133)
00140
National Flag Graphic
1946
USS United States (CVA-58)
Proposed Coventionally-Powered Bomber Carrier / Supercarrier
Picture of the USS United States (CVA-58)
00141
National Flag Graphic
1949
USS Wahoo (SS-238)
Attack Submarine
Picture of the USS Wahoo (SS-238)
00142
National Flag Graphic
1942
USS Wainwright (DD-419)
Destroyer Warship
Picture of the USS Wainwright (DD-419)
00143
National Flag Graphic
1940
USS Washington (BB-56)
Battleship
Picture of the USS Washington (BB-56)
00144
National Flag Graphic
1941
USS Wasp (CV-7)
Conventionally-Powered Aircraft Carrier
Picture of the USS Wasp (CV-7)
00145
National Flag Graphic
1940
USS Wisconsin (BB-64)
Battleship
Picture of the USS Wisconsin (BB-64)
00146
National Flag Graphic
1944
USS Wolverine (IX-64)
Aviator Training Aircraft Carrier
Picture of the USS Wolverine (IX-64)
00147
National Flag Graphic
1942
USS Worcester (CL-144)
Light Cruiser Warship
Picture of the USS Worcester (CL-144)
00148
National Flag Graphic
1948
USS Wrangell (AE-12)
Ammunition Ship
Picture of the USS Wrangell (AE-12)
00149
National Flag Graphic
1944
USS Yorktown (CV-10 / CVA-10 / CVS-10)
Conventionally-Powered Aircraft Carrier
Picture of the USS Yorktown (CV-10 / CVA-10 / CVS-10)
00150
National Flag Graphic
1943
Vittorio Veneto
Battleship
Picture of the Vittorio Veneto
00151
National Flag Graphic
1940


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