The List of ships of World War II is an alphabetical list of major military ships of World War II. A new Dnieper Flotilla was also constituted from ships of the Volga Flotilla in September 1943. In total these were 19 battleships, 20 cruisers, 18 squadron destroyers, 145 destroyers, 341 submersibles, 514 MTBs, and 44 river monitors. The Gulf of Bothnia and Lake Ladoga, among others, were full of minefields, from which a considerable number of Russian units exploded, The Finnish navy having been since 1939, captured or put out of action for the greater part. The oldest in service were the four of the AG class (1916-23), of American origin, and the Bezbozhnik, a former British submarine of the L class, sunk by “red” destroyers in Konstadt, Then captured and returned to service in 1931. It was bailed out in 1944 and repaired, restored to its original condition of 1917. In no way constrained by a treaty it had never signed, it was completely free to constitute a fleet without limits of tonnage and units individually well beyond the standards of the time. The fleet of light coastal submersibles (general class M) comprised 50 of class VI and VI bis and 50 of class XII and XII bis, the last of which entered service in 1942. Soviet Navy used Motor torpedo boats for many duties during the war, including a vital service as transport ships for ports under siege and landing boats for marines. HMS Royal Sovereign) for the duration of the Arctic convoys. This category has the following 7 subcategories, out of 7 total. It reached the front line in July 1944 and soon got into combat. In fact this plan foresaw for the first time fast battleships and battle cruisers, those planned and built shortly after the London naval conference in 1936, ending the moratorium initiated in Washington. The fleet of Russian submarines in 1941 was the largest in the world, ahead of Germany. The ship was assigned to the Baltic Fleet and spent the early part of her career deployed in the Mediterranean and in the Far East. The Yakovlev Yak-1 was a World War II Soviet fighter aircraft. The first Lend-Lease radars started to arrive in the USSR in 1942 and by the end of the war most of the large warships were equipped by some sort of radar. Submarines, Skoryy, Kanin and Kildin Classes. The hulls were demolished in the 1940s. The allies strongly criticized the inefficiency or worse, the inaction of the Soviet naval forces present in the Arctic. But the campaign continued on other fronts – September, the end of the war). Navarin was a pre-dreadnought battleship built for the Imperial Russian Navy in the late 1880s and early 1890s. The paradox of this war was, as it were for the campaign of France, the uselessness of a fleet in operations. The second five-years plan of 1933 was beginning a turn when the naval defense strategy, relying on a large number of submersibles and torpedo boats, coast guards and river monitors, favored the staff. Modified Skoryy, Kildin and Krupny Classes. World War II, conflict that involved virtually every part of the world during 1939–45. “Blue Beauty” (Tashkent) out of OTO Liverno shipyards in Italy, bound to Sevastopol to be fitted and armed. Losses were numerous, both for submersibles and destroyers (more than a third), and heavy units such as the battleship Marat, victims of the Luftwaffe, or the cruiser Chervona Ukraina. This plan focused on submersibles, of which 355 were scheduled, as well as 194 MTBs and 4 river monitors, as well as 10 heavy squadron and 20 destroyer destroyers. They only confirmed the commitment to a defense policy based largely on submersibles and light units. In the Soviet Navy were classed as small anti-submarine ships (MPK). Marshal Vassilievski engaged more than 1,200,000 men, 5,500 tanks and 4,000 planes against General Otozo in the Kuangtung, with the aim of taking back Manchuria, North Sakhalin Island, the Kurile Islands and the north of the Korean Peninsula, before That peace be signed. Then there was the lack of budgets and infrastructure that prevented him from embarking on this type of project. The USSR had planned ships of the line, rather late (see below). The French brought their advice for the design of the heavy destroyers of the Kiev class, and the Germans, under cover of their office installed at the Hague, studied designs that were taken over by the Russians for their submarines. The Soviet Navy that fought in WW2 was a small (comparatively however on a larger scale than the kriegsmarine) in 1941, but with losses and fall in wartime production, dwindled rapidly; Nevertheless she was still an asset that Stalin used at best in the black sea and the Baltic until 1945. The convoys of Murmansk and Arkhangelsk were in fact escorted only by British ships which were supposed to pass the relay to Russian units arrived halfway. She participated in the suppression of the Boxer Rebellion in 1900 … Ships sunk by Soviet avation at Baltic and Arctic . However, that is where the similarities end; Russian destroyers excel at long- to mid-range gunnery wh… Following political instability built-up in Europe from 1930, Germany, which aimed to dominate Europe, attacked Poland on 1 September 1939, marking the start of World War II. USSR also possessed riverine gunboats, the oldest being the Krasnoye Zamya, totally rebuilt, and 3 river monitors of the Shkval class. (Plan 1956-60). All three were retired before … Indeed, in 1941, the number of new “super-dreadnought” or fast battleship units in service in the world was quite limited. At the time when the latter was signed, Russia was naturally excluded, being still in chaos. This list may not reflect recent changes (learn more). The latter, contemporary with the Kirov, was also designed by the Italians, but it was even built in Italy, in Livorno. And it is heavy: More than 75% of the surviving ships still afloat are in such a state and of such seniority, that they are decided to send them to scrap, especially in Germany. Decommissioned and disarmed in 1911, the ship became an immobile submarine depot ship the following year. The Soviet fleet inherited the impressive herd of the Tsarist navy, whose lineage of formidable units derived from the Novik of 1904, at that time the most powerful destroyer of the globe. The balance is made of the units to be retained. These were the Yastreb (8), Albatros (12), Dzerzhinsky (2), Uragan (18) and Rubin. It was redesigned to finally establish itself at 155 submersibles, 248 MTBs, 49 destroyers and 9 destroyers leaders, but also 4 heavy cruisers. Navy of Spanish civilian war: Big-sized color photos: Soviet naval turrets, German naval flaks Soviet squadron in 1944: the guardian cruiser «Red Crymeria», next the battleship «Sevastopol». It was the bloodiest conflict, as well as the largest war, in history. The lack of a true naval aviation was cruelly felt: the latter was only formed in the 1960s. More modest units were also transferred, 28 class EK1 (former Tacoma class) escort in 1945, for the Pacific front; 34 minesweepers T111 (ex-US, class Admirable), of which 10 in 1943 and the others in 1945; 15 ex-British coastal minesweepers in 1944-45; 43 lightweight minesweepers (ex-YMS class, Americans) in September 1945, to which were added Vosper (British, 90 issued in 1944-45) and Higgins (Americans, 43 delivered between 1943 and 1945) Elco (Americans, 60 delivered in 1944-45, 202 other deliveries including 53 in sections and spare parts). The modest fleet of the pacific took an active part in it. Nothing more to do with the other two. Early Soviet Navy. Entries are listed by initial year of service descending. The Royal Navy preferred not to venture its heavy units for fear of the Luftwaffe. In reality virtually all the old units had been lost in the turmoil of civil war. There are a total of [ 56 ] entries as part of the Soviet Union Warships List (Current and Former Types) in the Military Factory. 4 Romanian destroyers were captured by the Russians and integrated in 1944 into the Black Sea fleet. If not, watch our new video about upcoming Soviet Battleships, inspired by Soviet cinematography. There was only Stalin’s express will to persist in a classic, “Mahanian” vision of line fleets. Counter-offensive is began! Riverine fleet on the Volga. Most large ships built between 1892 and 1911. Soviet Navy had a main class of "Guard Ships" (The Uragan class, also split in 3 sub-groups "Project 2", "Project 4" and "Project 39"). The plan for the reconstruction of the merchant fleet had been started in 1925, and the Soviet fleet was naturally prepared to do the same. A new powerful aircraft used was the bomber A-20Boston, an American aircraftthat wa… But by their tonnage and comparison with older units, they come under the category of heavy cruisers. Finnish TB S2, former Russian Sokol. But the Soviet Navy did not have enough ships to do this, and the convoys consisted mainly of British and American ships. Wikimedia Commons has media related to World War II naval ships of the Soviet Union This category is for naval ships designed, built, or operated by the Soviet Union during World War II (1939–1945). Light cruisers left in shipyards by 1916-17 has been thoroughly modernized, sometimes entirely rebuilt like the Krazniy Kavkaz, as well. The most effective and recent cruisers of the Russian navy were those of the Kirov class and Maxim Gokiy. But this was not the case. The medium-sized submersibles (general class Schch) included the four units in series III, 40 in series V, V bis and V bis-2, 33 in series X and 12 in series X bis During the war). The Soviet merchant ship, turned into a warship, sets off for the interception of a "pirate". The Russians also had 4 ex-Lithuanian units captured (T297), old units such as Amur, Minrep, Kluz and Udarnik, and the modern T301. The aura of revolutionary fervor and loyalty to the regime was linked to actions going back to the Potemkine mutiny in 1905 and the large scale revolts of the black sea in 1917 culminating with the decisive action of the cruiser Aurora in St Petersburg, since kept as a precious relic. Top submarine commanders: Yugoslav Partisan Navy in WW2. In 1921, the party decided to reconstitute a fleet, counting existing units in relative good condition, given the time it would take to make the devastated shipyards operational. https://wio.ru/fleet/ww2torpb.htm https://wio.ru/fleet/mtb.htm Soviet MTBs https://www.navypedia.org/ships/russia/ru_ms.htm, Argentinian Navy Brazilian Navy Armada de Chile Chinese Navy Danish Navy Finnish Navy French Navy Hellenic Navy Royal Indian navy Italian Navy Imperial Japanese Navy German Navy Polish Navy Romanian Navy Sovietskaya Flota Spanish Armada Swedish Navy Dutch Navy Royal Canadian Navy Royal Navy RNZN Sjøforsvaret Thai Navy Turkish Navy US Navy Royal Yugoslav Navy Minor Navies, diesel submarine type M "baby" XII series, Kirov, Gorkiy, Ukraina, Kavkaz, Komintern classes, Leningrad & Tashkent (heavy), Gnevnyi, Storozhevoi, Opytny, Sverdlov (Novik), Ognevoi, Marti, Onyega class, Suurop (1940), Don (1944). The Soviet Navy was mobilized to cross the Volga several times a day, carrying into the furnace thousands of fresh troops. Most of the radars used by the Soviet Navy during World War II were from Lend-Lease. But from 1935, the Soviet Union finally had the will and the means to re-design ships of the line. The four powerful battle cruisers of the Borodino class, Would have also come into service in 1917-18, but were all demolished by the revolution and demolished in 1923, except for the Izmail, which was still being worked on for some time, and which was demolished, In 1931. The reconstruction of the three battleships and a cruiser was also under study. Soviet Naval Air Force and Soviet Air Force started to enjoy airsuperiority over sea, sinking or damaging many military units: many victimswere patrols or minesweeper or little gunboats, but also larger and importantwarship were sunk or destroyed as the torpedo boat T-18, the destroyer Z-39 andthe auxiliary cruiser Niobe. The following 17 pages are in this category, out of 17 total. World War II ships of the Soviet Union (2 C) Z Zapravshchik-7 (ship, 1989) (1 F) Media in category "Ships of the Soviet Union" The following 19 files are in this category, out of 19 total. 2. First constituted in June 1931, a small flotilla was disbanded in June 1940, and the ships realocated to the new Danube Flotilla created with Soviet occupation of Bessarabia and Northern Bukovina and the Pinsk Flotilla. The series IV (1934) was an unfortunate experiment of “submarines of squadron”, comprising 3 units, series XI, oceanic standard model (38 units), and series XIV (12), the last of these Classes, completed during the war. The strategists of the Soviet Admiralty envisioned a form of naval defense close to the French theories of the young school, with few heavy units but many torpedo boats, minesweeper, submersibles and coast guard. In fact, they recall certain ships of this navy. Ships known by a number, such as German u-boats, are not listed individually, although their existence is recorded. According all the western and german point of view, they can be easily classified as "Torpedo Boats" (smaller then Destroyers, but much larger then Motor torpedo boats).. Guard ships (SKR) "Tornado" of type "Hurricane" of Soviet Northern fleet. With a grand total of about 403,000 tonnes, the Soviet navy was classed seven in the world’s order, behind the Kriegsmarine. In 1926, with the restarting of the shipyards, 2 other battleships could be put back into service, as were 1 cruiser, 13 destroyers, 14 submersibles. Despite this small size, the Finnish Navy (including coastal forts) managed to inflict losses and disrupted Soviet merchant shipping. Other heavy destroyers of the same model as the Taschkent were to be produced in the USSR, the Kiev class, but they remained unfinished. Have you ever seen Soviet movies? Battleship Arkhangelsk, lend by the British (ex. The two Kirovs were completed in 1938 and 1940, Maxim Gorky in 1940 and Vyacheslav Molotov in June 1941, on the 6th, almost 15 days before the German invasion (22 June). The singularity of the Russian “naval operations” thus brought only a reduced teaching to the Admiralty to define its post-war policy. Dvenadsat Apostolov was captured by the Germans in 1918 in Sevastopoland was handed over t… (4 units between 1942 and 1945), and the T371 class coastal ships, a total of 145 vessels and 250 vessels after the war. World War II was the deadliest war in history which started in 1939 and ended in 1945. Turn-based WW2 naval game, extension to the classic Submarine game (Battleship game) where ships/planes/subs can move.Contains plenty of game missions, game campaigns and 40 ship, submarine, airplane ana port artillery types, with combat maps up to 96X96 large. The XV-series units entered Service well after the German invasion, the first 3 in 1941-42, and 3 others after the war. As some RN ships also served with other Dominion and Allied Navies, the last figure is a minimum. 57 mm/81 ZIF-71 and ZIF-75. The former had been built as the latter in the Soviet Union, but their conception was almost entirely Italian. Other warships were damaged including the heavycruiser Admiral Scheer. Developed from the Yak-1, the Yak-3 was faster, more maneuverable, and had an excellent rate of climb. The Soviet gold bars stamped with dates ranging between 1936 and 1942, were on their way to the US in the hold of the 10,000-tonne British cruiser almost 80 years ago. This plan was revised in 1929, with permission to build three heavy, 10 submersible, 16 MTBs and two river monitors. Moreover, their circulation in the Arctic depended on the four armed icebreakers of the Yosif Stalin class (1937-39). It was classified into three categories: oceanic, medium-coastal, and light-coastal. Pre-dreadnoughts and armored cruisers. However, they have certain peculiarities such as the adoption of 180 mm triple turrets in the main artillery, an unusual configuration (standard 203 mm – or 8 inches, of heavy cruisers or 152 mm – or 6 inches, of light cruisers). So in total (based on questionable figures) comprised 44 coastguards, 57 minesweepers, 98 gunboats including 93 inland waterways, 3 minesweeper, 126 submersibles and 400 MTBs. Most of the standard destroyers were the units of the 1936 plan, the Gnevnyi class, which will comprise 31 units, and those of the Storozhevoi class (20 units), and the unique Opytnyi. However, efforts were successful and in 1922, concentrating on the units of value, a “fleet” of the Baltic was established, comprising 1 battleship (Marat class), 1 cruiser, 8 destroyers and 9 submersibles. The Soviet Navy that fought in WW2 was a small (comparatively however on a larger scale than the kriegsmarine) in 1941, but with losses and fall in wartime production, dwindled rapidly; Nevertheless she was still an asset that Stalin used at best in the black sea and the Baltic until 1945. References to specific designs, models, manufacturers, and/or modifications of ships and aircraft are used only for the purpose of historical consistency and do not assume any funding or other involvement in the project on the part of the holders of trademarks. On the strategic point of view, the emphasis was placed in the 1930s on defensive means, mostly MBTs and submarines, with a limited construction program of cruisers and destroyers (designed in Italy) which size was tailored for the Black sea (first) and the Baltic, plus the far east Vladivostok station being sacrificed. Camouflaged Soviet destroyer; Straight line patterns were preferred. Brink of World War 3: Russian ship threatens to RAM rival as chaos erupts at sea WORLD WAR 3 fears have been stoked once again after a Russian warship chased off a … In 1945, work was begun on modified versions of the 1938-42 plan (1946-50 plan, including the Stalingrad class vessels), and work on a completely new definition of the fleet, Based mainly on long-range missiles, and in accordance with the industrial means of the USSR at that time. Wikimedia Commons has media related to Ships of the Soviet Union: Subcategories. The Aurora was the famous cruiser that took part in the St Petersburg October revolution. The second world war ended in the pacific, on board of an American ship. diesel submarine type M "baby" XII series by AkSdev on Sketchfab. Flag images indicative of country of origin and not necessarily primary operator. Heavy destroyers in service in 1941 were also referred to as destroyers leaders, and these were so heavy units in their class, that they ended sometimes equated with light cruisers. It will integrate 4 other ex-Latvian and ex-Estonian submersibles (Ronis, Spidola, Kalev, lembit) into the fleet, and received 4 British submarines of the S and U classes, named V1 to V4. Losses of Soviet large civil ships during WWII: 1. Yakovlev Yak-3. All items (29) There were also the Korall, a former Lithuanian ship, integrated in June 1941, the river monitors of the Udarnyi (2) class, Zheleznyakov (6), and the 1124/1125BKA and MBK, armed with standard tank turrets, 85 In service in June 1941, 68 in the process of completion, and 110 rapidly completed, totaling 270 till 1945. The Soviet Navy was based on a republican naval force formed from the remnants of the Imperial Russian Navy, which had been almost completely destroyed in the two Revolutions of 1917 (February and October/November) during World War I (1914–1918), the following Russian Civil War (1917–1922), and the Kronstadt rebellion in 1921. We all know the deeds of the Finnish Infantry in 1939 against the Soviet juggernaut, the fabled “Winter war”, very much a “David vs Goliath” contest. These were the 6 units of the Leningrad class and the Taschkent, “blue beauty”. 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World War Two Dniepr Flotilla. Ships of type T371 will follow, but these will only enter service from 1943, and their series will continue until 1956 to the extent of 250 units. The first two had a relative military value because of their outdated design. Wikimedia Commons has media related to Category:Ships of the Soviet Union . The advocates of the defense strategy within the Admiralty were no longer heard… The purges had gone by. Soviet destroyer Valerian Kuibyshev (Northern fleet)Soviet motor torpedo boats of D-3 type (Northern fleet)Popularly known in the West as the “Red Fleet,” the Soviet Navy was divided by geography and ship and base disposition into the Baltic Fleet, Black Sea Fleet, and Pacific Fleet. Ships of the Soviet Union include all ships designed, built, or operated in the Soviet Union. (Kirov), and brought their know-how to the new class of destroyers (Gnevnyi), and built the entire heavy destroyer Taschkent. Riverine forces, of all these, were probably the most heavily involved into the fight due to the abundance of large rivers and tributaries from where th… One of the spearheads of its coastal defense was a large fleet of torpedo boats, the Sh4 (52), G5 (292), and D3, the latter mostly built during the conflict, of which about ten (Out of 139) were in line in 1941. Mineshunters were also part of the force, including the Marti, a formerly rebuilt Shtandart imperial yacht, and Two Suurop (ex-Estonian), and the two netsmen of the Oneya class (barges reconverted in 1941). In a few days, it advanced and encircled with the help of Chiang Kai shek from the south, the main Japanese forces, which surrender on the 19th. 21 ships were sank by its crews in 1941-1942 at harbors to prevent the capture by Germans. The presence of an aircraft carrier would have been of great help, however, if only to protect its units, track the U-boats, repel the Luftwaffe. Finally, the naval development of the USSR was still accelerating in 1945: When the rearmament plan arrived at its In 1958, the Soviet fleet was ranked second in the world, above the Royal Navy. The last were from 1914-16, the first of 1904. But also 1 cruiser, 2 destroyers and 2 submersibles for the Black Sea. The oldest were oceanic types of series I, comprising six units (1928-29), followed by series II (6), series XI (6), series XIII and XIII bis (7 and 6). On August 8, 1945, a short Soviet offensive was launched with the forces liberated from the Western Front and transferred to the East since May. During World War Two, hundreds of cargo ships raced across the Atlantic in an effort to keep Britain supplied. The Americans also delivered 138 submarine chasers of the SC, OTC and RPC classes to the USSR from mid-1943. Battleships: 20 The battle cruisers of the Kronstadt class, begun in 1939, were hardly more advanced. There were, on the spot, few units of value, no cruisers, no battleships to oppose German liners and cruisers before the transfer of two ships transferred under the leasing law ( Bearing the names of the ports concerned by these operations). All these units took an active part in the conflict, in spite of the mainly terrestrial character of the operations, for the river monitors being one of the original maps of the Russian arsenal with armored trains. The actions of marine troops at Sevastopol, Leningrad or Stalingrad are also all to be remembered. At the end of the war, about 20 Komsomolec-type VLTs were also issued to face Japan, 15 class BO2 submersibles, 100 MBK river monitors, 1,000 light minesweepers Classes R, K and MSV, KM4 and KM5, as well as about 100 patrol boats of the PK and MKM class. Only warships with a displacement of 1,000tons or greater are listed. During the war, the Soviet fleet received a certain number of units from the allies: The battleship Arkhangelsk (ex-Royal Sovereign, Resolution class) arrived in reinforcement in August / September 1944, as well as the cruiser Murmansk, ex -USS Milwaukee, Omaha class, in April 1944. The great battleship imperator Nikolai I, begun in 1915, launched in 1916, was captured incomplete and demolished by the Germans to prevent it from falling into the hands of the “reds” in 1919. 57 mm/78.7 SM-24-ZIF and ZIF-31. She joined the fleet in mid-1893, but was not fully ready for service until 1894. The latter, assimilated into a single “L” class, were minelayers completed shortly before, during or after the invasion. It is still on display and constitutes one of the Kitsch tourist attractions of Leningrad today. The other two units of the class, the Kaganovich and the Kalinin, were only ready in 1943 and 1944. Now, as the navy and the Russian air force, having no coordination and their individual initiatives hampered by a heavy bureaucracy, did not rise to the task of facing the Kriegmarine and the Luftwaffe operating from their base Norway. During the conflict, man-made buildings, such as heavy units, battleships, cruisers, were abandoned or postponed, and light units were given priority (especially since the large ports, on the western side in the majority, were very quickly In addition to the Kalinin and Kaganovich (Gorkiy class) cruisers sufficiently advanced to be completed, there were also two Ognevoi class destroyers, a few Schch, M and K submersibles. The last, class Komsomolec, will be built only in 1944-45, and affected against Japan. The Svetlana class cruisers, built in 1913 and of a first class which was to comprise 6 units, suffered the vicissitudes of the conflict and only the three most advanced units entered service , The Chevronya Ukraina (formerly Admiral Nakhimov) in 1927, the Krasny Krim (formerly Profintern, formerly Svetlana) in 1928, and the Krnasny Kavkaz (formerly Admiral Lazarev) in 1932. Submarine chasers were also part of its strength, the MO2 type MO2 and the MO4 type MO4, and the larger BO2 units. Director: Vladimir Braun ... A World War II era Soviet war film, focusing on the role of the Red Navy rather than land forces, and reviving the 1920s concept of the collective hero. 35 ships were captured in June 1941 at foreign ports and at sea by Axis. These convoys experienced dramatic struggle for … Dvenadsat Apostolov participated in the failed attempt to recapture the mutinous battleship Potemkin in 1905. The following is a list of Soviet military equipment of World War II which includes artillery, vehicles and vessels. Some armoured gunboats even fought in the battle of Berlin, making their way on the Spree. Stunning artist impression of the Borodino class battlecruisers. Finally, the cruisers of the Chapayev class, started in 1938-39-40, launched in 1940 for the first, Will only be completed well after the war. Most Battleships of World War I. The Ognevoi class was much more modern, but the units were launched in 1940, two of which were completed in 1944 and the rest in 1945-48. Fisanovich – ace commander of M-172 submarine (credits www.wio.ru). This class was to comprise a first group of 24 units, but it appears that only 14 were created. Still some units saw an extensive fight on the naval clashes together with guard ships , they were the second main units (after submarines ) used by the Soviet Navy. 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