H.M.S. Asturias came under attack from an Italian submarine off the coast of Sierra Leone on 3rd August 1943. The graves of 2 crew members are in Belfast.
H.M.S. Gloucester went down on 22nd May 1941 after a Luftwaffe attack in the Mediterranean causing great loss of life including Ulster-born crew members.
HMS Jupiter was a Royal Navy vessel engaged in the Battle of the Java Sea in 1942 when it struck a mine laid by a Dutch Minelayer off the coast of Java.
HMS Lapwing, a converted Black Swan Sloop, brought US Army troops to Omaha Beach on D-Day and served in the Arctic Convoys until its sinking in March 1945.
On 20th February 1944, the Royal Navy destroyer HMS Warwick (D25) went down after coming under attack from U-413 around 15 off Trevose Head, Cornwall.