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List of shipwrecks in 1865

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The list of shipwrecks in 1865 includes ships sunk, foundered, grounded, or otherwise lost during 1865.

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ship=Alida
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desc=The 35-ton sidewheel paddle steamer burned.Gaines, p. 196.
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ship=Au Revoir
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desc=The schooner ran aground at Waikato Heads, New Zealand.
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ship= Belle Peoria
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desc=The sidewheel paddle steamer was wrecked by ice in the Missouri River in the spring of 1865 in an area that later became known as the Peoria Bottoms.Gaines, p. 105.
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ship=Canada
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desc=The barque was wrecked in the South China Sea. Some of her crew reached Sarawak, Malaya in a boat, the rest were rescued by the barque Patriot ( ).
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desc=During a voyage from Shields, County Durham, United King, to New York, the clipper ran aground on Governors Island in New York Harbor. After lighters took her cargo to the wharves in New York, she was refloated, repaired, and returned to service.
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ship=Celeste
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desc=The 79-ton sternwheel paddle steamer struck a snag and sank at Duvall's Bluff, Arkansas, in March or April 1865.Gaines, p. 9.
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ship=Cochief
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desc=The 69-ton schooner was wrecked on Fish Rock at Point Arena, California, on either 30 January 1863 or 30 January 1865.Gaines, p. 26.
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ship=Comet
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desc=The 496-ton sidewheel paddle steamer struck a snag and sank in the Ocmulgee River at Hawkinsville, Georgia, either in November or on 2 December.Gaines, p. 47.
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flag= United States Army
desc=The quartermasters vessel caught fire at Barrancas Wharf. She was cut lose and drifted in Pensacola Bay, Florida where she sank off the Pensacola Lighthouse at the Pensacola Navy Yard some time in Fall 1865.
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ship=David Cavanaugh
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desc=The 169-ton screw steamer vanished in early 1865, probably in the Atlantic Ocean.
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ship=Deer Lodge
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desc=The sternwheel paddle steamer struck a snag and sank in the Missouri River downstream of St. Joseph, Missouri. She later was refloated.Gaines, p. 106.
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ship=Dr. Kane
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desc=The 191-ton sternwheel paddle steamer struck a snag and sank in deep water in the Ohio River below the public wharf at Cairo, Illinois, sometime during the American Civil War.Gaines, p. 135.
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ship=Dove
flag= New Zealand
desc=The 25-ton schooner sailed for Hokitika from Nelson in late 1865. She, her crew of four, and two passengers, were never seen again.Ingram & Wheatley, p. 124.
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ship=Elfin Queen
flag= New Zealand
desc=The hulk of the cutter was found drifting close to the entrance of Manukau Harbour in early October. Wreckage of the ship was also found along local beaches. The ship, with a crew of five, had left Auckland for Wellington in early September.Ingram & Wheatley, p. 116.
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ship=Emilie No. 2
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desc=The sidewheel paddle steamer was wrecked by wind on the Missouri River at St. Joseph, Missouri, then floated downstream and sank at Atchison, Kansas.
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ship=Ernestine
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desc=The ship ran aground in the Torres Strait. She was later refloated and taken in to Calcutta, India.
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ship=Etta
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desc=The schooner was lost in the North Atlantic Ocean off Cape Hatteras, North Carolina.Gaines, p. 119.
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ship=Fatty-ool-aziz
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desc=The East Indiaman sank in the Hooghly River.
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ship=Flamingo
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desc=American Civil War, Union blockade: The sidewheel paddle steamer, a blockade runner, was wrecked on the coast of South Carolina off Battery Rutledge on the north side of Charleston Harbor.Naval History and Heritage Command: Confederate Ships: Flamingo
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ship=Flavio Gioja
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desc=The ship foundered "at the close of the year" with the loss of all hands. She was on a voyage from Quebec City, Province of Canada, British North America to the River Tyne.
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ship=General Lee
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desc=The 250-burden ton sternwheel paddle steamer sank in of water in the Savannah River below the Savannah City Works near Hammond, Georgia.
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ship=Globe
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desc=The 313-ton screw steamer burned on the Tittabawas River near Saginaw, Michigan. She was repaired and returned to service.Gaines, p. 81.
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ship=Grampus
flag= United States Army
desc=The 221-ton sternwheel paddle steamer was stranded.Gaines, p. 197.
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ship=Gus Linn
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desc=The 83-ton paddle steamer struck a snag and sank in the Missouri River off Thurston County, Nebraska Territory, in either Henry Bend or Upper Chatillion Bend, not far from Sioux City, Iowa.Gaines, p. 107.
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ship=
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desc=American Civil War: The 412-ton sidewheel cottonclad gunboat was scuttled in Texas to prevent her capture by Union forces, possibly in Sabine Lake.Gaines, p. 169.
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ship=Joan Melchior Kemper
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desc=The ship was wrecked on the coast of Japan.
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ship=Kiwi or Kinei
flag= New Zealand
desc=The schooner sailed for Manukau Harbour from Hokitika in late 1865. She was never seen again.
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ship=Lancaster
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desc=The sidewheel paddle steamer struck a snag and sank in the Missouri River at either Portland Bend or Smiths Island.
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ship=Lawrence
flag= New South Wales
desc=The ship was wrecked on Flinders Island, Tasmania. She was on a voyage from Newcastle to Adelaide, South Australia.
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ship=Leviathan
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desc=The 67-ton steamer was lost, probably on the Great Lakes.
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ship=Maori Queen
flag= New Zealand
desc=The wreck of a ship's longboat was discovered at Ruapuke Beach at the beginning of December. It was believed to be that of Maori Queen, a 15-ton schooner which had left Raglan for Onehunga some two months earlier. The ship was carrying at least a dozen passengers.Ingram & Wheatley, p. 117.
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ship=Orizaba
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desc=American Civil War: The sidewheel paddle steamer was lost during 1865.Naval History and Heritage Command: Confederate Ships: Orizaba (side wheel steamer)
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ship= Osiris
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desc=American Civil War: The 145- or 183-ton sidewheel paddle steamer, operated as a ferry by the Confederate Quartermaster Department on the coast of South Carolina between Charleston, Castle Pickney, and Sullivn's Island, was destroyed by a fire allegedly set by Union sympathizers sometime during the American Civil War (1861–1865).Gaines, p. 152.
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ship=Paraninihi or
Pirinini
flag= New Zealand
desc=The schooner sailed for Patea from Wanganui in late 1865. She, and her crew of five, were never seen again. The schooner's longboat was washed ashore near the mouth of the Manawatu River in March 1866.
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desc=American Civil War: The steamer was destroyed on the Pee Dee River near Mars Bluff, South Carolina at the end of the American Civil War.Gaines, p. 153.
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ship=
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desc=American Civil War: The torpedo boat was destroyed near Mars Bluff at the end of the American Civil War.
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ship=Pilot
flag= New Zealand
desc=The 27-ton schooner was stranded and wrecked on the New Zealand South Island West Coast near Hokitika.Ingram & Wheatley, p. 121.
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ship=
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desc=The clipper vanished in early 1865.
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ship=Regent
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desc=The barque foundered in the Atlantic Ocean after 20 September. Her 21 crew were rescued. She was on a voyage from the River Wear to Quebec City.
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ship= Rose B. Hamilton or (Rose B. Hambleton)
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desc=American Civil War: While transporting part of the 3rd Michigan Cavalry Regiment ( ), the 175-ton sternwheel or 529-ton sidewheel paddle steamer struck a Confederate mine in the Lauren Gap Channel and sank in Mobile Bay, Alabama, either in April or on 12 May with the loss of either 13 killed, or 13 killed and wounded.Gaines, pp. 5-6, 73.
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ship=Seaboard
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desc=American Civil War: Sometime after her capture on 4 April by the tug ( ), the sidewheel tug struck a snag in the James River at Drewry's Bluff, Virginia, and was run aground in a sinking condition. She was refloated by July.Naval History and Heritage Command: Confederate Ships: Seaboard
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ship=Sir Henry Havelock
flag= New Zealand
desc=The 17-ton cutter sailed for Invercargill from Hokitika in late 1865. She and her crew of three were never seen again.
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ship=Sir William Wallace
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desc=The ship was wrecked in Chin Chew Bay. She was on a voyage from Chefoo to Amoy, China.
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ship=Stephen Decatur
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desc=The 308-ton sidewheel paddle steamer sank in the Mississippi River at Devil's Island downstream of St. Louis, sometime between 1862 and 1865. She later was refloated.Gaines, p. 103.
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ship=Tempest
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desc=The 364-ton sternwheel paddle steamer struck a snag and sank in the Missouri River at Upper Bonhomme Island, about above Yankton, Dakota Territory, ca. 1865.Gaines, p. 108.
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ship= William B. Romer
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desc=The pilot schooner was wrecked on submerged rock – later named Romer Shoal – in New York Harbor sometime during the American Civil War. One pilot lost his life in the wreck.Gaines, p. 110.
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ship=Unidentified possible floating battery
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desc=American Civil War: The vessel, possibly a floating battery, was still under construction at Edwards Ferry, North Carolina, when she was set afire and cast adrift on the Roanoke River in March or April and sank when she struck Confederate mines, possibly downstream of Jamestown, North Carolina. The gunboat ( ) burned the portion of the vessel remaining above water on 10 April.Gaines, p. 133.

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Bibliography

  • Gaines, W. Craig, Encyclopedia of Civil War Shipwrecks, Louisiana State University Press, 2008, .
  • Ingram, C. W. N., and Wheatley, P. O., (1936) Shipwrecks: New Zealand disasters 1795–1936. Dunedin, NZ: Dunedin Book Publishing Association.

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