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The list of shipwrecks in 1875 includes ships sunk, foundered, grounded, or otherwise lost during 1875.

January

1 January


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ship=Surprize
flag=
desc=The pilot cutter foundered in the Bristol Channel off Ilfracombe, Devon. Two crew were rescued by the schooner Britannia ( ).

2 January


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ship=
Britannia
flag=
desc=The schooner ran aground at Port Eynon, Glamorgan, United Kingdom. All on board survived. She was on a voyage from Le Havre, Seine-Inférieure, France to Cardiff, Glamorgan.

22 January


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ship=
Mediator
flag=
desc=Carrying general cargo, the screw steamer was wrecked at North Point on Barnegat Shoals, off Harvey Cedars, New Jersey. Her wreck sank six hours later. Her entire crew survived.njscuba.net
Mediatorhttps://books.google.com/books?id=O6Q2AQAAMAAJ&pg=RA15-SL18-PA12&lpg=RA15-SL18-PA12&dq=Mediator+wrecked+1875&source=bl&ots=rhrtLLB2hG&sig=ACfU3U3hlg4gWbMUtOl9iqwKr8jEjHn8lw&hl=en&sa=X&ved=2ahUKEwin9tH3hvPnAhWRmHIEHVMuBDkQ6AEwAHoECAsQAQ#v=onepage&q=Mediator%20wrecked%201875&f=false Barnegat Inlet to Little Egg Inlet, June 1999, p. A-2.

24 January


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ship=
Marie Reine
flag=
desc=The barque was driven ashore and wrecked at Chesil Beach, Dorset, United Kingdom.

Unknown date


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ship=
Georgia
flag= Canada
desc=The steamship foundered off Maine, United States.

February

4 February


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ship=
George W. Blunt
flag=
desc=The pilot schooner, built to replace first schooner of that name, sprang a leak off Gay Head and ran ashore at Jones Inlet, twenty-eight miles from Sandy Hook. She was reported to be a total loss.

14 February


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ship=
Floresta
flag=
desc=The 299-ton Sunderland barque grounded on the Seven Stones Reef, between the Isles of Scilly and Cornwall in fog and quickly sank; her crew of ten were landed at Falmouth, Cornwall by the St Malo lugger
Josephine.

15 February


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ship=
Una
flag=
desc=The 20-ton ketch-rigged steamer sank in the harbour at Napier, New Zealand, after her covering plates gave way.Ingram & Wheatley, p. 196.

16 February


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ship=
Havre
flag=
desc=The LSWR Channel Packet from Southampton, foundered on Platte Boue rock with 92 survivors. Passengers were put ashore on Amfroque; the wreck was found lying across that of
Waverley ( ), which had hit the same rock in 1873.

24 February


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ship=
flag=
desc=The McMerkan, Blackwood and Company steamship foundered off the Great Barrier Reef, Australia. At least 98 lives lost.
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Janet Grey
flag=
desc=The 27-ton cutter went ashore near Mercury Bay, New Zealand and became a wreck.Ingram & Wheatley, p. 197.

March

9 March


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Columbus
flag=
desc=Accidentally rammed and sunk by the White Star Line ocean liner ( ) in the Crosby Channel at Liverpool.

Unknown date


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ship=
Euphrosyne
flag=
desc=The 75-ton schooner sailed from Dunedin on 14 March for Oamaru and was not seen again. She carried a crew of six.
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ship=
Melbourne
flag=
desc=The 53-ton schooner sailed from Lyttelton Harbour, New Zealand, on 1 March. Wreckage from the ship was discovered in mid-March close to the northwestern tip of the South Island and two bodies, one believed to have been of the ship's captain, were found washed ashore on Farewell Spit towards the end of the month.

April

23 April


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ship=
flag=
desc=The steamship was driven ashore on Norderney, Germany. She was on a voyage from Newcastle upon Tyne, Northumberland to Hamburg, Germany.

May

7 May


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ship=
flag=
desc=The German Transatlantic Steam Navigation Line owned ocean liner ran aground in fog on the Retarrier Ledges, Isles of Scilly, with the loss of 335 lives.

8 May


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ship=
Elderslie
flag=
desc=A fierce gale and heavy swell hit the New Zealand port of Timaru, where the 203-ton schooner was at anchor. While attempting to leave the roadstead she became enfouled and drifted onto rocks, becoming a total wreck. Two other ships were wrecked at Timaru on 9 May during the same storm (see below)

9 May


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ship=
Cyrene
flag=
desc=The 527-ton barque succumbed to the same storm at Timaru, New Zealand, that also wrecked the
Elderslie and the Princess Alice (qv). The Cyrene took on water during the early part of the storm, and in the early hours of 9 May her cable parted and she ran aground and was wrecked. Her crew of 12 were landed safely.Ingram & Wheatley, p. 198.
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ship=
Princess Alice
flag=
desc=The 267-ton brig succumbed to the same storm at Timaru, New Zealand, that also wrecked the
Elderslie and the Cyrene (qv). Her anchor dragged and she found herself close to shore. He cable then parted and she was thrown among the breakers. The captain ordered her to be run ashore to save the lives of those on board, all of whom were safely rescued.

June

4 June


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ship=
Julia
flag=
desc=The 16-ton cutter was driven onto a reef near Kawau Island in New Zealand's Hauraki Gulf by a gale and was wrecked.

5 June


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ship=
William and Mary
flag=
desc=The 47-ton schooner capsized during a gale to the north of Kapiti Island. All but one of the ship's crew of five men drowned.

13 June


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ship=
Geffrard
flag=
desc=The Fred Davis (Melbourne)-owned brig run aground on a sandbank after the anchor chain parted off Quindalup, Western Australia.

18 June


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ship=
flag=
desc=The sloop-of-war was wrecked on the submerged Ripple Rock in Seymour Narrows off Campbell River, British Columbia, Canada.

24 June


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ship=
Caroline Phillips
flag=
desc=The schooner was wrecked on the Mixon Shoal, in the Bristol Channel with the loss of all four crew.

Unknown date


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ship=
Pacific
flag=
desc=The 51-ton schooner left Timaru bound for Manukau Harbour, Auckland on 4 June with eight crew and one passenger. She was not seen again.

July

14 July


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ship=
Lerwick
flag=
desc=The 14-ton cutter stranded on rocks in Bluff Harbour, New Zealand, and became a wreck.Ingram & Wheatley, p. 200.

16 July


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ship=
Champlain II
flag=
desc= The steamship was wrecked near Westport, New York.

21 July


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ship=
Forfait
flag=
desc=thumbrightAn artist′s impression of
Forfait sinking.The screw corvette sank without loss of life in the Tyrrhenian Sea off the east coast of Corsica after colliding with the ironclad central battery ship Jeanne d'Arc ( ) during naval exercises.dawlishchronicles.blogspot.com The ramming of the Forfait by the Jeanne d’Arc, 1875

23 July


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ship=
Hero
flag=
desc=The 29-ton cutter was discovered floating empty and abandoned off the east coast of New Zealand's North Island. Only one of the crew of three survived, who came ashore near Mokau. The ship had sprung a leak and was labouring in a heavy swell when the mast gave way. The crew took to the ship's boat, but it capsized and the other two crew members were drowned.

Unknown date


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ship=
Chanticleer
flag=
desc=The 186-ton brig sailed from Oamaru, New Zealand for Tasmania on 9 July, with a crew of 10 on board. She was not seen again.
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ship=
Dauntless
flag=
desc=The 72-ton schooner left Moeraki, New Zealand, for Wellington on 10 July with a crew of six, and was not seen again.Ingram & Wheatley, pp. 199–200.
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ship=
Pearl
flag=
desc=The 59-ton schooner sailed from Auckland for Lyttelton Harbour on 8 July, with a crew of five. She was not seen again.

August

18 August


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ship=
Mistletoe
flag=
desc=The schooner sank with the loss of three lives after colliding with the royal yacht ( ) in the Solent.
Alberta rescued Mistletoe s survivors.Poole Museum Society Blog: The Fate of the Mistletoe

26 August


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ship=
flag=
desc=The W. M. Hanna and George W. Chapin (Cleveland, Ohio)-owned commercial wooden propeller ship collided with
Manitoba (flag unknown) at Whitefish Bay of Lake Superior and sank. Ten lives were lost.

Unknown date


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ship=
Emily
flag=
desc=The 17-ton ketch sailed from Collingwood, New Zealand for Nelson on 18 August, with a crew of two. She was not seen again.

September


1 September


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ship=
flag=
desc=thumbAn 1887 illustration of HMS
Vanguard (right) sinking. HMS Iron Duke is at left.The Audacious-class central battery ironclad sank after a collision with the central battery ironclad ( ) near Kish Bank, Ireland.

8 September


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ship=
flag=
desc=The London and North Western Railway paddle steamer sank after a collision with the paddle steamer
Duchess of Sutherland ( ) off Holyhead, Wales. She was salvaged in 1877, rebuilt and returned to service.

9 September


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ship=
Tanner
flag=
desc=The Barque stranded south of Milwaukee, Wisconsin in a Gale. She sank in 20 feet of water, later breaking up. Her Captain drowned. The rest of her crew was rescued.

11 September


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ship=
Alert
flag=
desc=The 43-ton ketch stranded at the mouth of the Patea River, New Zealand, and became a total wreck.

14 September


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ship=
Tawera
flag=
desc=The 55-ton schooner was discovered wrecked and stranded to the north of the entrance to the Kaipara Harbour, with no sign of crew on board. The bodies of two of the five crew washed up several days later.
Tawera had sailed from Foxton and was en route to Kaipara Harbour.Ingram & Wheatley, pp. 200–201.

20 September


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ship=
Sitka
flag=
desc=The schooner was driven ashore and wrecked near Wrangell in Southeast Alaska.alaskashipwreck.com Alaska Shipwrecks (S)

27 September


{{shipwreck list item
ship=
flag=
desc=thumbThe wreck of
Ellen Southard The full-rigged ship, owned by T. J. Southard of Maine, was wrecked in a hurricane at the mouth of the River Mersey, Liverpool, England and broke up. Her captain, his wife, six other crewmen, the pilot and three rescuers were killed when a large wave capsized the lifeboat. 12 rescuers and 8 crewmen survived the capsizing. The United States Congress awarded 27 first-class gold Lifesaving Medals to the local lifeboat men.

October

5 October


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ship=
Boyd
flag=
desc=The 16-ton schooner ran aground south of the mouth of the Motu River, Bay of Plenty, New Zealand, during a gale and became a wreck.Ingram & Wheatley, p. 201.

16 October


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ship=
Bruce
flag=
desc=The 204-ton steamer hit rocks and foundered near Taiaroa Head while trying to enter Otago Harbour, New Zealand, in a thick fog. She was en route from Timaru to Dunedin. All crew and passengers were saved.Ingram & Wheatley, pp. 201–202.

20 October


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ship=
Cornelia
flag=
desc=The fishing trawler was struck by and sunk in the River Scheldt, near Bath, Netherlands.
Khedive was undergoing sea trials prior to delivery.

31 October


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ship=
Brunette
flag=
desc=The 18-ton cutter stranded on sunken rocks at Tairua and became a wreck.Ingram & Wheatley, p. 202.
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ship=
flag=
desc=An accidental nighttime galley fire aboard the
Magenta-class broadside ironclad while she was in port at Toulon, France, spread out of control and reached her after ammunition magazine, causing her to explode and sink 2 hours 55 minutes after the fire broke out.Gardiner, Robert, ed., Conway′s All the World′s Fighting Ships 1860-1905, New York: Mayflower Books, 1979, , p. 287.

November


6 November


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ship=
flag=
desc=The paddle steamer sank after colliding with (flag unknown) off Cape Flattery, United States. At least 318 lives lost.

7 November


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ship=
Alberta
flag=
desc=The schooner foundered off Cardigan. Her crew survived.

8 November


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ship=
flag=25px Canada
desc=The ship wrecked on the north side of Grindstone Island in the Magdalen Islands, Quebec. Twenty-three of 28 persons drowned.

9 November


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ship=
City of Waco
flag=
desc=The Mallory Line (New York) steamship sank after an on-board fire off Galveston, Texas, with the loss of 56 lives.

19 November


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ship=
Johanna Antoinette
flag=
desc=The three-masted schooner was lost off Cardigan, United Kingdom. Her crew were rescued by
John Stuart (22pxborder Royal National Lifeboat Institution).
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ship=
Saladin
flag=
desc=The two-masted schooner was wrecked at Cardigan.

23 November


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ship=
Foscolo
flag=
desc=The 452-ton ship from Naples struck the Seven Stones Reef while bound from Montevideo for Dundee with scrap iron and bones. She managed to reach Crow Bar in the Isles of Scilly and sank in the shallows. She was later refloated.

December


6 December


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ship=
flag=
desc=thumbThe wreck of
Deutschland. The Norddeutscher Lloyd steamship was wrecked on Kentish Knock sandbank with the loss of 78 lives, or 57 that froze to death in the rigging. 173 rescued by Tug ( ), 1 made it to shore in a lifeboat.

14 December


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ship=
flag=
desc=The steamship was wrecked near the Vinga Lighthouse, Sweden. She was on a voyage from West Hartlepool, County Durham to Gothenburg, Sweden.

16 December


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ship=
flag=
desc=The steamboat sank in the Missouri River at Rocheport, Missouri, after her boiler exploded.Martin, George W., ed.,
Transactions of the Kansas State Historical Society 1905–1906, Volume 9, Topeka, Kansas: State Printing Office, 1906, p. 297.

22 December


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ship= HMS
Goliath
flag=
desc=The , in use as a pauper training ship for workhouse boys, was destroyed by fire at Grays, Essex, England.
The Times (London), Thursday, 23 December 1875, p.5 Of the approximately 500 on board, 23 of the boys were killed.
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ship=
Jenny
flag=
desc=The barque was driven ashore and wrecked at Pilton, Devon, United Kingdom and was wrecked. Her crew survived. She was on a voyage from Pensacola, Florida, United States to Bristol, Gloucestershire, United Kingdom.

26 December


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ship=
Lady of the Lake
flag=
desc=The 60-ton steamer struck a reef at the northern end of The Catlins, New Zealand, while en route from Dunedin to Port Molyneux, and became a total wreck. The crew abandoned ship in the longboat and made landfall near the mouth of the Catlins River.

29 December


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ship=
Urania
flag=
desc=The 80-ton schooner departed Kodiak, Territory of Alaska, bound for San Francisco, California, with 13 people and a cargo of furs aboard and disappeared without trace.alaskashipwreck.com Alaska Shipwrecks (U)

Unknown date


{{shipwreck list item
ship=
flag=
desc=The steamboat sank in the Missouri River at Liberty Landing, below the mouth of the Kansas River, apparently in 1875.Martin, George W., ed.,
Transactions of the Kansas State Historical Society 1905–1906, Volume 9, Topeka, Kansas: State Printing Office, 1906, p. 297.
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ship=
Blonde
flag=
desc=The 14-ton cutter left Tauranga with a cargo of coal for Auckland with two crew in mid-September. Her hulk was discovered floating close to Kennedy Bay on 16 October.
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ship=
Comet
flag=
desc=The 350-ton barque left Port Chalmers, New Zealand, on 27 February bound for Hobart, Tasmania with a 13-man crew, and was not seen again.
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ship=
Cora
flag=Unknown
desc=The schooner was lost in the vicinity of "Squan Beach," a term used at the time for the coast of New Jersey near Manasquan and sometimes for the stretch of coast between Manasquan Inlet and Cranberry Inlet or for the entire coast of New Jersey between Sea Girt and Barnegat Inlet.njscuba.net "Lavallette Wreck"
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ship=
Dunbrody
flag=
desc=The barque foundered off Labrador, Canada.
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ship=
Eleanor
flag=
desc=The cutter struck rocks while trying to enter the Pleasant River near Palmerston, New Zealand, sometime in the middle of 1875, and was wrecked. All hands survived.
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ship=
M. J. Forsha
flag=Unknown
desc=The sloop was lost in the vicinity of "Squan Beach," a term used at the time for the coast of New Jersey near Manasquan and sometimes for the stretch of coast between Manasquan Inlet and Cranberry Inlet or for the entire coast of New Jersey between Sea Girt and Barnegat Inlet.
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ship=
The Queen
flag=Unknown
desc=The steamer was lost in the vicinity of "Squan Beach," a term used at the time for the coast of New Jersey near Manasquan and sometimes for the stretch of coast between Manasquan Inlet and Cranberry Inlet or for the entire coast of New Jersey between Sea Girt and Barnegat Inlet.
{{shipwreck list item
ship=
Thomas Fletcher
flag=Unknown
desc=The barque was lost in the vicinity of "Squan Beach," a term used at the time for the coast of New Jersey near Manasquan and sometimes for the stretch of coast between Manasquan Inlet and Cranberry Inlet or for the entire coast of New Jersey between Sea Girt and Barnegat Inlet.

Notes


Bibliography

  • 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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