Typology of allied Warships – Normandy landings

Typology of allied Warships

Normandy landings

This page presents the main types of warships engaged by the allied nations during the operation Neptune and the crossing of the Channel from June 5 to June 6, 1944, from England to the Normandy coasts.

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List of allied warships deployed in the English Channel:

Warship typology
Royal Navy & Royal Canadian Navy
United States Navy
Other nations*
Command ship
3
2
-
Anti-submarine ship
30
-
-
Corvette
17
-
4
Battleship
3
3
-
Monitor
2
-
-
Cruiser
17
3
3
Destroyer
65
30
6
Frigate
11
2
4
Sloop
4
-
2
Minesweeper
88
9
-
Patrol boat
-
17
-

* France, Greece, Norway, Netherlands, Poland

 

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