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List of shipwrecks in 1909 includes ships sunk, foundered, grounded, or otherwise lost during 1909.

January

2 January


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desc= The tugboat struck a sunken obstruction in Tonawanda Creek and was beached at Tonawanda, New York.

5 January


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desc=The steamer on a passage from Tocopilla for Baltimore with a cargo of 7,000 tons of nitrates ran aground around 21:30 in thick weather south of Cape Henry. Attempts were made to move the vessel, and salvage tugs were employed but unsuccessfully. On 8 January the ship developed a heavy list to port and was abandoned.
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ship=Chicago
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desc= The steamer struck a snag and sank in the Arkansas River near Waddells Landing, Arkansas, a total loss.
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desc=The launch struck a submerged object in the Mississippi River and was beached to prevent her from sinking.

6 January


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ship=Eugenia A. Eley
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desc= The 5-gross register ton sloop capsized in the Chesapeake Bay with the loss of two lives. There were two survivors.

8 January


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desc= The 82-gross register ton sternwheel paddle steamer was lost when she struck a snag in the Yazoo River in Mississippi. Two of the 20 people on board lost their lives.

11 January


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desc= The steamer, laid up for the winter, sank at Dubuque, Iowa. Later raised, repaired and returned to service before April.
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desc=The steamer on a passage from Bo'ness for Hamburg with a cargo of 1,200 tons of coal ran aground shortly after 03:00 in thick weather north of Helgoland. Attempts were made to move the vessel, but rising water forced the crew to abandon the ship by about noon. The master visited the ship two days later and found her completely wrecked.
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desc=The steamer on a passage from Tacoma to Europe with cargo of cereals ran aground at Punta Mogotes and was subsequently abandoned.

12 January


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ship=Adeline Townsend
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desc= The 231-gross register ton schooner was lost in a collision with the screw steamer ( ) off Cape Henlopen, Delaware, with the loss of all six people on board.
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desc= The 1,086-gross register ton wooden screw steam schooner was wrecked during a storm near Surf, California, with the loss of two crewmen. There were 21 survivors.
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desc=The steamer sheared into the bank of the Dismal Swamp Canal and was holed and sunk. She was abandoned after salvage of her machinery.

15 January


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desc= The steamer struck an obstruction and sank in of water in the Ohio River at Lock No. 4. Raised and laid up.
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desc=The steamer on a passage from Burntisland for Rendsburg with a cargo of coal ran aground at Jungnamensand, Amrum and subsequently broke up with the loss of her entire crew.

17 January


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ship=Number Twenty-Two
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desc= The 936-gross register ton schooner barge foundered off Barnegat, New Jersey, with the loss of all five people on board.
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desc=The tug sank at dock at Pier 75, North Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Raised the next day.

19 January


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desc= The steamer was destroyed by fire at a shipyard in Berwick, Louisiana.

20 January


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desc=The steamer on a passage from Seattle for Hong Kong with a cargo consisting of 2,400 bales of cotton, 3,500 packages of general cargo, and 99,000 bags of flour went ashore on Oshima after leaving Yokohama for Kobe and subsequently sunk.
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desc=The steamer on a passage from Huelva for Garston with a cargo of 3,300 tons of ore ran ashore on a bank outside the entrance to Garston Old Dock. Attempts to tow the ship off failed and about 02:00 on 21 January the vessel broke down abaft the engine-room with both ends filling with water.

21 January


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desc= The 618-gross register ton schooner was stranded at Naples, California. All 10 people on board survived.

22 January


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desc= The steamer, while tied up opposite Franklin, Louisiana, caught fire when the watchman's lantern exploded and burned to the waterline.
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desc= With no one on board, the 10-gross register ton motor vessel was stranded at Los Angeles, California.
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desc= The steamer sprung a leak and sank in Six-Mile Lake, Louisiana at the end of Cypress Pass Island. The vessel was later raised.

23 January


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desc=The steamer ran aground on Nobska Point at the entrance to Woods Hole, Massachusetts in dense fog piercing a hole in her hull and filled with water to below the main deck. Raised, repaired and returned to service.
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desc=The ocean liner collided in fog with the ocean liner ( ) off Nantucket, Massachusetts, killing six people (three passengers and three crew). Republic sank in of water on 24 January. Over 1,500 rescued.njscuba.net Repoublic

24 January


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desc= The 153-gross register ton motor vessel was stranded at Blanche Point on the coast of Nova Scotia, Canada. All 25 people on board survived.

25 January


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desc=The steamer on a passage from Baltimore to Vera Cruz with a cargo of 4,450 tons of coal and coke ran aground on the reefs off the western end of Pensacola Cay, Little Abaco, Bahamas around 23:20 while travelling at about . The crew tried to save the ship but the storms that developed soon after forced them to abandon the vessel on 1 February as she began breaking up.
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ship=William C. Tanner
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desc= The 1,033-gross register ton schooner departed Rockport, Massachusetts, bound for Key West, Florida, with ten people on board and was never heard from again.

26 January


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desc= The 29-gross register ton screw steamer foundered at dock at Charleston, South Carolina. All eight people on board survived.
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desc=The cargo ship while on a passage from North Shields to Naples with a cargo of coal and coke struck a rock and went aground off Burhou, Alderney Channel Islands at around 02:00 and was subsequently wrecked.
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desc=The steamer was damaged in a collision with ( ) in the Willamette River near Gillihan, Oregon and was beached in sinking condition.

27 January


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ship=Yip
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desc= With no one on board, the 8-gross register ton scow was stranded at White Rock, British Columbia, Canada.

28 January


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ship=Golden Ball
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desc= The 291-gross register ton schooner was stranded at Jonesport, Maine. All six people on board survived.
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desc= With no one on board, the 10-gross register ton sternwheel motor paddle vessel was stranded in the Mississippi River at New Madrid, Missouri.
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ship=P. E. Wharton
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desc= The 76-gross register ton schooner was stranded at North Beach, Maryland. All five people on board survived.Department of Commerce and Labor Bureau of Navigation Forty-First Annual List of Merchant Vessels of the United States for the Year Ending June 30, 1909, Washington, D.C.: Government Printing Office, 1909, p. 390.
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desc= The 14-gross register ton motor vessel burned on the Ohio River at Tell City, Indiana. Both people on board survived.

30 January


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ship=Helena
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desc= The 619-gross register ton schooner was stranded at Scituate, Massachusetts. All eight people on board survived.

31 January


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desc=The steamer on a passage from Adelaide for South Africa via Albany with a cargo of wheat and flour while passing by Troubridge suddenly developed a list to starboard at about 14:00. In rough seas many of the ship's lifeboats were destroyed and at about 22:00 the ship foundered and sank in approximately of water. Out of crew of 64, only the first officer, 3 whites and 20 Lascars were saved.
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ship=Mary Sanford
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desc= The 479-gross register ton schooner was abandoned in the Atlantic Ocean at . All seven people on board survived.

Unknown date


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ship= Pendeen
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desc=The fishing vessel was lost in a gale. A search by the St Ives Lifeboat found no wreckage.

February

1 February


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ship=Horace P. Shares
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desc= The 413-gross register ton schooner was abandoned in the Atlantic Ocean east of North Carolina at . All six people on board survived.

2 February


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desc=The bugeye was sunk in a collision with Columbia ( ) in the Norfolk, Virginia Channel.
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desc= With no one on board, the 84-gross register ton sternwheel paddle steamer was stranded at Appalachicola, Florida.

4 February


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ship=Belle O'Neill
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desc= The 467-gross register ton schooner foundered on the Cape Lookout shoals off the coast of North Carolina. All eight people on board survived.
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desc=The passenger-cargo ship sank at Ilha do Maio in the Cape Verde Islands while on passage from São Vicente for Cape Verde.

5 February


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ship=C. H. Tucker
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desc= The 227-gross register ton canal boat was lost in a collision with an unnamed dredge in Hell Gate in New York City. The only person on board survived.

8 February


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ship=Elvira Ball
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desc= The 869-gross register ton schooner was abandoned in the Atlantic Ocean east of Cape Charles, Virginia. All nine people on board survived.

9 February


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desc=The steamer was destroyed by fire at dock in Norfolk, Virginia. Three burned to death.

10 February


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desc=The steamer ran aground after leaving Hayes Landing, Mississippi on the Mississippi River.
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ship=Georgia
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desc= The 350-gross register ton schooner was stranded on Munroe Island off the coast of Maine. All six people on board survived.
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ship=John A. Lingo
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desc= The 36-gross register ton schooner foundered in Salem Cove on the coast of New Jersey. All four people on board survived.
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ship=Sarah W. Lawrence
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desc= The 1,369-gross register ton schooner was stranded on Hen and Chicken Shoal, Cape Henlopen on the coast of Delaware. All nine people on board rescued by the United States Life Saving Service.

12 February


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desc=The inter-island steam ferry struck Toms Rock in the Cook Strait and sank off New Zealand's Cape Terawhiti near the entrance to Wellington Harbour with the loss of 85 passengers and crew. Thirty survivors.
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desc=The steamer collided with a sailing ship and sank in the Mediterranean Sea off Alborán Island.

13 February


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desc=The steamer on a passage from Bilbao to Rotterdam with a cargo of 4,600 tons of iron ore struck the La Vandrée rock in heavy weather around 15:30 and sank. Seven of her 24-men crew, including the ship's master, three engineers, and second officer, and 2 stowaways drowned in the incident.

14 February


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ship=Carlos French
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desc=The inland barge, under tow by ( ), sprung a leak and sank in of water off the harbor of New London, Connecticut. The crew were rescued by Resolute. Raised by wreckers.
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ship=Nugget
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desc=After being blown out into the Gulf of Alaska off Cross Sound by a storm on 9 February during a voyage from Lituya Bay to Juneau, Territory of Alaska, the sloop was abandoned off Cape Fairweather ( ) after a second storm struck and destroyed her sails and rigging. The steamer ( ) rescued seven crewmen.alaskashipwreck.com Alaska Shipwrecks (N)

15 February


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desc=The steamer on a passage from Newcastle to Melbourne with a cargo of coal ran ashore a few minutes after midnight in hazy weather on the eastern side of Wilsons Promontory Lighthouse. The vessel could not be salvaged and was abandoned.

16 February


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desc= The 9-gross register ton motor vessel burned at Liverpool, Florida. Both people on board survived.
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desc= The 15-gross register ton sternwheel motor paddle vessel burned on the Green River at Spottsville, Kentucky. All six people on board survived.

17 February


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ship=Miles M. Merry
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desc= The 1,589-gross register ton schooner was stranded on the coast of Long Island at Moriches, New York. All 11 people on board survived.
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desc=The steamer burned on Sweetbay Lake on the Atchafalaya River in Louisiana.

19 February


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desc=The steamer was swamping in a gale in the Pasquotank River and was beached.
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desc=The cruiser collided with ( ) off Helsingør and was severely damaged.

20 February


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desc= With no one on board, the 8-gross register ton sternwheel motor paddle vessel foundered off Cuivre Island, Missouri.
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desc=The tow steamer sank at dock at Pier 5 in the East River, after shipping water in stormy weather off The Battery and crossing the North River. Raised and repapired.

21 February


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ship=P. Rasmussen, jr.
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desc= The 15-gross register ton schooner was stranded in Smith Island Inlet, Virginia. Both people on board survived.

22 February


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ship=Soquel
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desc= The 767-gross register ton schooner was stranded in the Fraser River on Sea Bird Island in British Columbia in Canada with the loss of two lives. There were 12 survivors.
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desc=The tow steamer caught fire off Romer Shoals in the Harbor of New York City and was beached at Sandy Hook.

23 February


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ship=Lydia
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desc= With no one on board, the 8-gross register ton schooner foundered in Galveston Bay off High Island, Texas.

24 February


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desc= The 12-gross register ton motor vessel burned on the Osage River at Hoecker, Missouri. All five people on board survived.
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desc=The steamer sank at Car Point, Louisiana.

26 February


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ship= Columbia
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desc=The steamer sank in shallow water in the Mississippi River when she hit an obstruction while making a landing at Grand Levee, above Bayou Sara, Louisiana. The portion of the ship that remained above water then burned.
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desc=The steamer burned at Jones Landing, Louisiana in the Boeuf River.
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ship=Venus
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desc= The 21-gross register ton sloop was stranded at Truro, Massachusetts. All four people on board survived.

28 February


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ship=Queen City No. 2
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desc= With no one on board, the 46-gross register ton scow was stranded in Eagle Harbor on Bainbridge Island in Washington.

March

1 March


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ship=William Chestnut
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desc= The 19-gross register ton schooner was stranded on the Sturgeon Bar in the Rappahannock River in Virginia. Both people on board survived.

3 March


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desc= The steamer struck a log sticking out from the bank and sank in the Chipola River. The ship's cook died.
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desc= The 27-gross register ton motor vessel was stranded at Sewell's Point in Norfolk, Virginia after parting her anchor line, a total loss. The only person on board survived.

4 March


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desc= The steamer sank at dock at the foot of Fells Street, Baltimore.

5 March


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desc= The 208-gross register ton sternwheel paddle steamer was under going repairs on a marine railway at Harlem, Missouri when a sudden rise in the river flooded the Yard, launching the vessel into the river where she sank, a total loss. All eight people on board survived.
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desc= The 24-gross register ton sternwheel motor paddle vessel was "cut down by ice' on the Missouri River at Decatur, Nebraska. Both people on board survived.

6 March


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desc= The steamer sank while lying on the bank at St. Louis, a total loss.

8 March


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desc= The steamer burned to the waterline and sank in the Great Kanawha River at Henderson, West Virginia.
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desc= The steamer burned to the waterline and sank in the Great Kanawha River at Henderson, West Virginia.
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ship=Kawailani
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desc= The 24-gross register ton schooner was stranded on the coast of Oahu in the Territory of Hawaii with the loss of one life. There were three survivors.

10 March


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desc= The 3,167-gross register ton steel-hulled screw steamer was lost in a collision with the screw steamer ( ) at Pollock Rip Shoal off the coast of Massachusetts. All 63 people on board survived.

11 March


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desc= The 618-gross register ton iron-hulled sidewheel paddle steamer burned in the Chesapeake Bay off Love Point on Kent Island in Maryland. All 22 people on board survived.

12 March


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ship=Fred A. Small
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desc= The 619-gross register ton schooner was stranded on the Nantucket Shoals off the coast of Massachusetts. All eight people on board survived.
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ship=Michigan
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desc=The 450-ton barge sank in the Tanana River in the Territory of Alaska.alaskashipwreck.com Alaska Shipwrecks (M)

15 March


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desc= The steamer struck a snag and sank in the Tar River.

20 March


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desc= The 768-gross register ton screw steamer was stranded on Duxbury Reef off the coast of California, a total loss. All 22 people on board survived.

21 March


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desc=The cargo ship departed Rio de Janeiro for Santos on 20 March and ran ashore next day at Boi Point, near San Sebastian. She became stranded and soon was abandoned.
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ship=Joseph B. Thomas
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desc= The 1,564-gross register ton schooner was stranded on the Fowey Rocks on Key Biscayne, Florida. All 11 people on board survived.
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desc=The steamer caught fire at dock in Boston due to an exploding lamp. She was scuttled to put out the fire. Raised, repaired and returned to service.

22 March


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desc= The steamer struck an obstruction and sank in the Pasquotank River.

23 March


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ship=Marconi
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desc= The 693-gross register ton schooner was stranded on the bar in Coos Bay on the coast of Oregon. All 10 people on board survived.

24 March


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desc= The 84-gross register ton sternwheel paddle steamer, or tow steamer foundered in Florida Bay off Money Key in the Florida Keys in 8 feet of water sitting on an even keel. All 18 people on board rescued by Columbia ( ).

25 March


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desc= The 13-gross register ton motor vessel was stranded on St. George Island on the coast of Florida. Both people on board lost their lives.
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desc=The steamer struck rocks in heavy fog off Milwaukee, Oregon and sank.
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ship=Samar
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desc= The 1,082-gross register ton schooner barge, under tow of ( ), sprung a leak in a gale and foundered in of water south south east of Highlands, New Jersey. All four people on board rescued by .
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desc= The steamer sank due to negligence and inattention to duty by her officers at the levee at Evansville, Indiana on the Ohio River.
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desc= The steamer foundered south west of the Middle Buoy, off Haisborough Sands.

29 March


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desc=The tow steamer sprung a leak and sank at dock over night at the foot of Pacific Street, Brooklyn. Raised and repaired.
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desc=The Elder Dempster cargo ship ran aground and sank on the bar at Forçados River, Nigeria while attempting to assist Andoni.
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ship=Kittle Lawry
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desc= The 33-gross register ton schooner was stranded in the White Islands in Penobscot Bay off the coast of Maine. Both people on board survived.

31 March


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ship=Charles E. Falk
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desc= The 298-gross register ton schooner was stranded on the Cohalis Rocks off the coast of Washington. All eight people on board survived.

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ship=Sea Bird
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desc=The tug was wrecked off Ketchikan, Territory of Alaska.alaskashipwreck.com Alaska Shipwrecks (S)

April

3 April


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ship=Admiral
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desc= The steamer collieded with the Chicago, St. Paul, Minneapolis and Omaha Railway bridge in St. Paul, Minnesota and sank.
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desc= The 3,335-gross register ton iron-hulled screw steamer was stranded at Cape Tosco on Santa Margarita Island, Mexico, in thick fog, a total loss. Cargo partially salvaged. All 82 people on board rescued by ( ).

6 April


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desc= The Laird-type River-class destroyer sank in the English Channel off Dungeness, England, at position after colliding with the merchant ship Hero.
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ship=Emerald
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desc=The steamer was sunk in a collision with ( ) in thick fog east of Throgs Point Buoy. Crew rescued by Glenville.
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desc= The tug struck an obstruction and sank in of water at Algiers, Louisiana. Raised and repaired.

7 April


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ship=Beacon
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desc=The 341-gross register ton barge foundered off Watch Hill, Rhode Island. Both people on board survived.Department of Commerce and Labor Bureau of Navigation Forty-First Annual List of Merchant Vessels of the United States for the Year Ending June 30, 1909, Washington, D.C.: Government Printing Office, 1909, p. 392.
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desc= The 314-gross register ton sternwheel paddle steamer burned at Cairo, Illinois while tied up alongside ( ), with the loss of one life. There were 24 survivors.
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desc= The 72-gross register ton sternwheel paddle steamer burned at Cairo, Illinois while tied up alongside ( ). The only person on board survived.
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desc= The steamer dragged anchor in a severe gale and went ashore at Buffalo, New York. Refloated same day by tugs.
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desc=The tow steamer shipped water in rough weather, sinking after arrival at her dock at Pier 41, Brooklyn. Raised and repaired.
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desc= The steamer dragged anchor in a severe gale and went ashore at Buffalo, New York. Refloated on 13 April.

8 April


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ship=Beacon
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desc=The inland barge, under tow by ( ), sank in Block Island Sound after breaking loose from ( ) during a gale the night before. No casualties.
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desc=The British cargo steamer built in 1907 by John Crown & Sons for Furness, Withy & Co. On 18 April 1909, when northwest Grunes, Cobo Bay, Guernsey Channel Islands, she ran aground and was wrecked while on a voyage from the Tyne to Saint-Malo with a cargo of coal.
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desc= The fishing steamer sank off Cleveland, Ohio in a heavy gale and lost with all seven hands. Raised later.
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desc=thumbrightMahratta broken in half.The passenger-cargo ship was wrecked on Goodwin Sands in the English Channel off Kent, England, and broke in half two days later. One crew member committed suicide.

9 April


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desc=The launch sprang a leak, capsized and sank in Boston harbor. The crew abandoned ship in her boat, but it was capsized when the ship capsized. Her captain died of exposure.

12 April


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desc= The steamer struck a snag and sank in the Ocmulgee River east of Macon, Georgia, a total loss.

13 April


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ship=Albany
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desc=The barge, being towed by ( ), was sunk in a collision with Manhattan ( ) in Long Island Sound off New Haven, Connecticut. The crew were rescued by another barge in the tow.
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desc=The schooner was damaged in a collision with tow steamer in the East River off Corlears Hook. She was towed to Tenth Street, New York City, where she sank.
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desc= The steamer struck an obstruction in the Ohio River at Wellsville, Ohio and was beached. Filled and sank the next morning.

14 April


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ship=James C. Clifford
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desc= The 377-gross register ton schooner was abandoned in the Gulf of Mexico southeast of Pensacola, Florida. All seven people on board survived.

15 April


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desc= The steamer was sunk by ice while moored off Susie Island in Lake Superior. Later raised.
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ship=G. A. Hayden
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desc= The 107-gross register ton schooner was stranded at Point Judith, Rhode Island. All four people on board survived.
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desc= The steamer struck an obstruction and sank in of water at the junction of the Mobile River and the Tensas River. Raised and repaired.

16 April


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desc= The steamer was destroyed by fire on Smith & McCoy's Railway, Norfolk, Virginia.

17 April


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ship=La Fayette
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desc= With no one on board, the 26-gross register ton schooner foundered in the St. Johns River in Delaware.

18 April


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desc= The steamer sprung a leak and was beached on Stag Island in the St Clair River.

19 April


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desc= The 1,343-gross register ton screw steamer, a cargo ship, was sunk by ice in the Strait of Mackinac with the loss of five crew. There were 11 survivors.

21 April


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desc= The steamer sank at dock at Norfolk, Virginia.

22 April


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desc= The 11-gross register ton motor vessel was lost when she struck a pile at Long Branch, New Jersey. Both people on board survived.
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ship=Rebecca W. Huddell
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desc= The 256-gross register ton schooner was stranded on East Libbey Island on the coast of Maine. All six people on board survived.
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ship=Wm. H. Conner or William H. Conner
flag=
desc= The 1,514-gross register ton schooner barge ran aground and filled with water after a collision with the barge A.G. Ropes, also being towed by tow steamer ( ), with the schooner ( ) in the ship channel of the Harbor of New York City causing her tow line to be cast off. Crew rescued by M. E. Luckenbach.

25 April


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ship=
flag=
desc= The 185-gross register ton sternwheel tow paddle steamer capsized off Point Celeste, Louisiana, below New Orleans, with the loss of her master, six crewmen and a female chamber maid. There were eight survivors.Department of Commerce and Labor Bureau of Navigation Forty-First Annual List of Merchant Vessels of the United States for the Year Ending June 30, 1909, Washington, D.C.: Government Printing Office, 1909, p. 391.

26 April


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ship=
flag=
desc=The was scuttled in the harbor at Naples, Italy, to extinguish a fuel fire that resulted from an internal gasoline explosion. She was refloated, repaired, and returned to service.Gray, Randal, ed., Conway′s All the World′s Fighting Ships 1906-1921, Annapolis, Maryland: Naval Institute Press, 1985, , p. 276.
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ship=
flag=
desc= The 1,534-gross register ton iron-hulled oil schooner was stranded at Point Pinos, Monterey Bay California. Abandoned after a number of failed salvage attempts. All 12 people on board survived.

29 April


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ship=
flag=
desc= The 3,218-gross register ton steel-hulled screw steamer sprang a leak working through ice and foundered in 50 fathoms of water in Whitefish Bay, Michigan. All 20 people on board used her lifeboat to get to .

30 April


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ship=Columbia
flag=
desc=During a voyage from San Francisco, California, to Bristol Bay on the coast of the Territory of Alaska carrying passengers and a cargo of cannery supplies, the 1,327-ton or 1,471-gross register ton (sources disagree), full-rigged ship was wrecked near Seal Cape ( ) in Unimak Bay on the coast of Unimak Island in the Aleutian Islands during a snowstorm. Sources disagree on whether 193 people or 194 people — 170 passengers and 24 crewmen — were on board, but agree that all on board survived. Columbia became a total loss.alaskashipwreck.com Alaska Shipwrecks (C)
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ship=George Nester
flag=
desc= The 790-gross register ton schooner was stranded on Huron Island of the coast off Michigan with the loss of all seven people on board.Department of Commerce and Labor Bureau of Navigation Forty-First Annual List of Merchant Vessels of the United States for the Year Ending June 30, 1909, Washington, D.C.: Government Printing Office, 1909, p. 389.
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ship=Russia
flag=
desc= The 1,501-gross register ton iron-hulled screw steamer foundered due to cargo shifting 12 miles south south east of Point Detour, Michigan. All 20 people on board made it to shore in lifeboats.

May

1 May


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ship=
flag=
desc= The 734-gross register ton screw steamer foundered in Lake Superior off Grand Island, Michigan, with the loss of all 14 people on board.
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ship=William C. Carnegie
flag=
desc= The 2,663-gross register ton schooner was stranded at Moriches, Long Island, New York. All 13 people on board survived.

2 May


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ship=
flag=
desc= The steamer struck an obstruction and sank in of water in Sawyer's Key Channel, Florida. Ship was raised.

3 May


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ship=Alice
flag=
desc=The barge, being towed by ( ), foundered in strong wind off the Branford, Connecticut Beacon.
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ship=Florence
flag=
desc=The barge, being towed by ( ), foundered in strong wind off the Branford, Connecticut Beacon.
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ship=Susquehana
flag=
desc=The barge, being towed by ( ), broke loose from her tow in strong wind off Goose Island in Long Island Sound and went ashore. Her captain, his wife and son, and one crewman died trying to get to shore.
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ship=Unknown
flag=
desc=The barge, being towed by ( ), foundered in strong wind off the Branford, Connecticut Beacon after loosing her towline.
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ship=Unknown
flag=
desc=The barge, being towed by ( ), broke loose from her tow in strong wind off Goose Island in Long Island Sound and went ashore.
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ship=Unknown
flag=
desc=Three scows, being towed by ( ), broke loose from their tow in strong wind off the Branford, Connecticut Beacon and went ashore.

5 May


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ship=
flag=
desc=The schooner was sunk in a collision in thick fog with ( ) in Muscle Ridge Channel, Maine. Crew rescued by City of Bangor.
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ship=
flag=
desc=The brig collided with the Ve Skerries, Shetland in thick fog.{{Cite weburl=https://canmore.org.uk/site/239831title=Illeri: Ve Skerries, Atlanticwebsite=Canmoreurl-status=liveaccess-date=2020-04-12ref=

7 May


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ship=
flag=
desc=The 681-gross register ton, sternwheel paddle steamer was wrecked on the Tanana River at Nenana, Territory of Alaska. All seven people on board survived.alaskashipwreck.com Alaska Shipwrecks (N)

10 May


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ship=
flag=
desc= The motor vessel sprung a leak in the Gulf of Mexico and was abandoned in sinking condition south of the Ship Shoal Light.

18 May


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ship=
flag=
desc= The 256-gross register ton sidewheel paddle steamer was stranded north of Beaufort, South Carolina and broke up, a total loss. All 16 people on board survived.
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ship=Jennie French Potter
flag=
desc= The 1,993-gross register ton schooner was stranded in Vineyard Sound on the coast of Massachusetts. All 11 people on board survived.
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ship=William G. Eadle
flag=
desc= The 46-gross register ton schooner was stranded in the harbor at Gouldsboro, Maine. Both people on board survived.

19 May


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ship=Ina
flag=
desc= With no one on board, the 15-gross register ton scow foundered off Bellingham, Washington.

20 May


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ship=Gertrude Riley
flag=
desc=The canal boat was pushed by the tide into Mill Rock in the East River near Ninety-Fourth Street, New York City, causing her to sink.

21 May


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ship=
flag=
desc= The steamer struck a stump and sank in the Missouri River at White Cloud, Kansas, a total loss.

24 May


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ship=
flag=
desc= The tug, while passing lines to ( ), was rammed by Western States causing her to roll over and sink at Buffalo, New York. Three crewmen killed.

26 May


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ship=James H. Robinson
flag=
desc= With no one on board, the 97-gross register ton canal boat foundered off Brooklyn, New York.
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ship=
flag=
desc= The 8-gross register ton motor vessel foundered off Galveston, Texas. The only person on board survived.

27 May


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ship=
flag=
desc= The steamer stranded in dense fog on Madeline Island in Lake Superior. Later pulled off and repaired.

29 May


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ship=
flag=
desc= The train ferry capsized and sank at dock in Manistique, Michigan when a train got out of control while being loaded.
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ship=
flag=
desc=The cargo steamer sprang a leak and sank in the Narrabeen Bight off Sydney, Australia, with no loss of life.

30 May


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ship=
flag=
desc= With no one on board, the 295-gross register ton sternwheel paddle steamer burned on the Alameda Flats in California.

31 May


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ship=
flag=
desc= The ferry yacht was sunk in a collision with ( ) in the Ohio River at Moundsville, West Virginia.

Unknown date


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ship=Loango
flag=flag unknown
desc=The schooner was wrecked near St Ives, Cornwall, United Kingdom. Four crew rescued.

June

4 June


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ship=A. Gebhart
flag=
desc= The 354-gross register ton schooner burned off Drummond Island off the coast of Michigan. All six people on board survived.Department of Commerce and Labor Bureau of Navigation Forty-First Annual List of Merchant Vessels of the United States for the Year Ending June 30, 1909, Washington, D.C.: Government Printing Office, 1909, p. 388.
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ship=
flag=
desc= The steamer pounded bottom leaving a dock at Kirtland Street, Cleveland, Ohio causing a leak and she sank.
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ship=
flag=
desc= The 1,114-gross register ton screw steamer burned to the waterline and sank in the Shipping Channel below Bar Point, Ontario and east of Detroit River Light. The wreck was later blown up as a hazard to navigation. All ten people on board survived.

6 June


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ship=
flag=
desc= The 14-gross register ton motor vessel exploded and burned at Ellison Bay, Wisconsin. All three people on board survived.

8 June


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ship="Clifton"
flag=
desc= The tow steamer was destroyed by fire over night in the Allegheny River at Pittsburgh.

9 June


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ship=
flag=
desc= The steamer was damaged in the Canadian lock at Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario when the south lower Lock gate was destroyed when hit by ( ). The unleashed water drove Cresent City over the Miter Sills puncturing or tearing out her bottom plates. She made the government pier on the US side and sank.
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ship=Freeman
flag=
desc= The 1,197-gross register ton bark was stranded on Hicacos Island in Puerto Rico. All 16 people on board survived.
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ship=
flag=
desc= The 185-gross register ton iron-hulled screw steamer Tug was lost in a collision with the schooner Oceania Vance ( ) in dense fog at Race Rocks at the eastern entrance of the Strait of Juan de Fuca in the Salish Sea off British Columbia. All ten people on board crossed over to the schooner.

11 June


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ship=
flag=
desc=The passenger ship ran aground at Punda dos Fenais, Flores, Azores, Portugal and was wrecked. All passengers were rescued by and (both ).

12 June


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ship=
flag=
desc=The passenger steamer sank off Pier 2, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

14 June


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ship=Arthur Binney
flag=
desc= The 118-gross register ton schooner was stranded on Cape Breton Island at Fourchu, Nova Scotia. All 18 people on board survived.

15 June


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ship=Camilla A
flag=
desc=During a voyage in the Territory of Alaska from Cordova to St. Michael, the 322.96-ton scow was wrecked and sank in heavy seas in Chignik Bay ( ) on the south coast of the Alaska Peninsula. Her crew of two survived, but she became a total loss.alaskashipwreck.com Alaska Shipwrecks (C)
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ship=Hattie M. Graham
flag=
desc= The 140-gross register ton schooner was stranded on Cape Breton Island at Bouline, Nova Scotia. All 17 people on board survived.
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ship=
flag=
desc=The tug was carried by the tide onto the bank in Mantua Creek causing her to roll over, fill and sink.

17 June


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ship=
flag=
desc= The 10-gross register ton motor vessel burned at Charleston, South Carolina. All three people on board survived.
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ship=
flag=
desc= The steamer was destroyed by fire when a boiler tube burst 10 miles above Ford, Kentucky on the Kentucky River, a total loss.

20 June


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ship=
flag=
desc=The ship foundered off Ventimiglia, Italy.

21 June


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ship=
flag=
desc= The steamer was destroyed by fire while moored in Hampton Roads.

22 June


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ship=
flag=
desc= The 37-gross register ton motor vessel burned and sank at Antioch, California. All three people on board survived.
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ship=
flag=
desc= The 206-gross register ton screw steamer was lost in a collision with the screw steamer ( ) in Lake Huron off Thunder Bay Island , Michigan. All 11 people on board survived.

25 June


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ship=
flag=
desc= The motor vessel, or schooner, caught fire off Cleopatra Island, Mexico. The fire got out of hand and the crew abandoned ship in two lifeboats. Shortly after she was abandoned dynamite in her cargo detonated destroying the ship. The crew made it to Cleopatra Island where the ship's cook died there, the rest of the crew was rescued on 4 July by a Mexican launch.
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ship=
flag=
desc= The motor vessel was wrecked in thick fog at Pebble Beach, California, a total loss.
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ship=
flag=
desc= The 26-gross register ton motor yacht burned at New Orleans, Louisiana. Both people on board survived.
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ship=
flag=
desc=The cargo ship, which had caught fire the day before, was abandoned off Sines, Portugal. Her crew survived. She was on a voyage from Huelva, Spain, to Savannah, Georgia, United States.

27 June


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ship=Bradwell
flag=
desc= The vessel, being towed by ( ), sank from waves breaking over her in Lake Borgne off New Orleans in of water. She was raised.
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ship=
flag=
desc= The steamer struck a piling at the mouth of the Lake Borgne Canal and sank in of water.

28 June


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ship=Benj. C. Frith
flag=
desc= The 888-gross register ton schooner foundered on Martin Industry Shoal off the coast of South Carolina. All eight people on board survived.
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ship=
flag=
desc= The 369-gross register ton screw steamer burned off Parry Island in Parry Sound on the coast of Ontario. All 12 people on board survived.

30 June


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ship=
flag=
desc=The tug was sunk in a collision with ( ) in the Delaware River off Duck Creek gas buoy.

July

1 July


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ship=
flag=
desc= The steamer caught fire at dock at Stockton, California. The fire got out of hand and she burned to the waterline and sank in of water.
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ship= USS Nero
flag=
desc=The Collier ran aground on Brenton's Reef after leaving Newport, Rhode Island. Refloated 2 August and taken to Newport for temporary repairs before being towed to the Brooklyn Navy Yard 21-22 December for permanent repairs. Repaired and returned to service.

2 July


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ship=
flag=
desc= The steamer capsized in a storm on Grand Lake. One crewman killed.
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ship=
flag=
desc= The schooner was sunk in a collision with ( ), probably in the Detroit area.

8 July


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ship=Norman
flag=
desc= The steamer was destroyed by fire while docked at Bayside, North Carolina.
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ship=Perkasie
flag=
desc=The barge, towed by Valley Forge ( ), sank off Barnegat Lighthouse.

9 July


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ship=
flag=
desc=The passenger steamer ran aground on a reef near Rock Point in Port Orchard Narrows in Puget Sound from Bremerton, Washington. Her back was broken and she went to pieces.

10 July


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ship=
flag=
desc= The steamer destroyed by fire in the Red River near West Point, Arkansas, a total loss.
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ship=Petersburg
flag=
desc= The steamer ran aground and was wrecked at Tjellsund, Norway off Narvik. Refloated and sold for scrap.

12 July


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ship=
flag=
desc=The , ore carrier was laden with 7,023 tons of iron ore loaded at Two Harbors, Minnesota and bound for Cleveland, Ohio, when she was sunk in a collision with ( ) in dense fog north of Whitefish Point Light in Lake Michigan. 14 crew died.

15 July


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ship=
flag=
desc=The C-class submarine sank in collision with the collier Eddystone ( ) in the North Sea off Cromer, Norfolk, England. Three survivors.
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ship=
flag=
desc= The sand dredge struck a submerged pile and sank at the Hocking Valley Dock in the Maumee River at Toledo, Ohio.

16 July


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ship=
flag=
desc=The tug ran aground on the north west end of Old Silas Reef, near Plum Island in dense fog. Beached on Plum Island to prevent sinking.

20 July


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ship=
flag=
desc=The freighter was sunk in a collision with the tow steamer ( ) above Robbins Reef Light in New York Bay. The crew were rescued, but one died of exhaustion shortly after.

23 July


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ship=Columbus
flag=
desc= The 19-gross register ton sloop sank in the Gulf of Mexico with the loss of both people on board.Department of Commerce and Labor Bureau of Navigation Forty-Fifth Annual List of Merchant Vessels of the United States for the Year Ending June 30, 1913, Washington, D.C.: Government Printing Office, 1913, p. 422.

24 July


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ship=
flag=
desc= The steamer was totally destroyed by fire at Evansville, Indiana.
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ship=
flag=
desc=The 1,677-gross ton steam collier sank in heavy weather in of water in the North Atlantic Ocean off Fire Island Lighthouse on Fire Island off the south coast of Long Island, New York, and southeast of Fire Island Inlet. Her crew of 12 or 17 (sources disagree) abandoned ship in two lifeboats and were rescued by Winifred ( ). njscuba.net Kenosha ("Fire Island Lightship")

25 July


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ship=
flag=
desc=The steamer caught fire while laying off Pier 18, Brooklyn and was scuttled to extinguish the fire. Raised and repaired.

27 July


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ship=
flag=
desc=The Blue Anchor Line ocean liner was due to reach Cape Town on 29 July. No trace was ever found and over 750 passengers and crew lost. Last sighted by ( ) on 27 July.

28 July


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ship=
flag=
desc=The canal boat ran aground between Grassy Point, New York and Stony Point, New York. When the tide dropped she rolled off the flat and filled.
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ship=
flag=
desc=The freighter sank at dock at Pier 1, South Philadelphia, Pennsylvania due to a loose plank.

31 July


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ship=
flag=
desc=The cargo ship struck a rock off Point Arena, California in dense fog and was wrecked.

August

1 August


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ship=
flag=
desc= The steamer was destroyed by fire, probably in the Detroit area.
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ship=
flag=
desc= The steamer was sunk in a collision with ( ) at Southeast Bend in the St Clair River.

4 August


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ship=
flag=
desc= The steamer sprung a leak and sank in shallow water in the Chicago River.

5 August


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ship=
flag=
desc=The refrigerated cargo steamer on a passage from Glasgow to Newport in ballast struck submerged Bell Rock, just off North Bishop Island, and got stranded. The ship subsequently broke amidships and sank.
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ship=
flag=
desc=The ocean liner caught fire at Huskisson Dock at Liverpool, England. She sank at her moorings and later was sold for scrap.
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ship=
flag=
desc=thumbrightSS MaoriThe steamer was wrecked near on the Cape Peninsula neat Llandudno, Cape Town, South Africa, with 32 crew killed.

6 August


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ship=
flag=
desc= The steamer sprung a leak and sank below Commerce, Missouri, a total loss.

10 August


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ship=
flag=
desc=The tug sank in the Schuylkill River near the Penrose Ferry Bridge. Raised, repaired and returned to service before 22 September.
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ship=
flag=
desc=The inland freighter, while laid up for the winter, was crushed by ice at dock at the mouth of the Neenana River, Territory of Alaska, a total loss.

11 August


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ship=
flag=
desc=The tug capsized and sank in the Atlantic Ocean off Cape Ann, Massachusetts.

13 August


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ship=L. D. Knapp
flag=
desc=The canal boat, while under tow of ( ), was damaged in a collision with the launch ( ) causing a hole in her hull resulting in her being beached, probably in the New York City area.

15 August


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ship=
flag=
desc=The freight and tow steamer ran aground on Hen and Chickens rocks near the west end of Long Sand Shoal, in Long Island Sound and sank, a total loss.

17 August


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ship= Shawpoint or Shawmont
flag=
desc=The barge foundered in the Atlantic Ocean off the Shinnecock Light with the loss of all five crewmen.

18 August


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ship=
flag=
desc=The steamer was sunk in a collision with ( ) in the Columbia River near Waterford, Washington.
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ship=
flag=
desc= The steamer sank from an open seam in shoal water at Newbern, North Carolina.

19 August


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ship=
flag=
desc= The steamer was destroyed by fire in Saginaw Bay.

20 August


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ship=Adolphe
flag=
desc=The ketch was wrecked in the Teifi Estuary.
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ship=
flag=
desc= The steamer was destroyed by fire in the Illinois River near Peoria, Illinois.

22 August


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ship=Senator
flag=
desc= The steamer was sunk in a collision with ( ) north of Pipe Island in the St. Marys River in shoal water off De Tour, Michigan.

23 August


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ship=
flag=
desc=The steamer burned at dock at the National Dock, Black Tom Island, Jersey City, New Jersey and sank. Not considered worth raising.

25 August


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ship=
flag=
desc=The tug was forced onto the bar in heavy wind and high seas at Cold Spring Inlet and was wrecked, a total loss.

26 August


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ship=Ohio
flag=
desc=Carrying 188 passengers, a crew of 88, and a cargo of 1,100 tons of general merchandise on a voyage from Seattle, Washington, to Prince William Sound on the south-central coast of the Territory of Alaska, the 3,488-gross register ton, steamer began flooding after she struck a reef in Finlayson Channel on the coast of British Columbia, then sank quickly just before reaching Carter Bay when her boilers exploded after cold seawater reached them. A seasick soldier and three crewmen who remained behind to assist him were lost; the other 187 passengers and 85 crew members reached shore by swimming or in lifeboats and were rescued by the fishing vessel Kingfisher and steamers Humbolt and Rupert City (all flags unknown).alaskashipwreck.com Alaska Shipwrecks (O)

28 August


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ship=
flag=
desc= The steamer sprang a leak south east of St. Martin Island in Lake Michigan and was beached.
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ship=
flag=
desc= The steamer sprung a leak and sank on Lake of the Woods. The crew escaped on a barge they were towing.

30 August


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ship=
flag=
desc= The steamer burned at dock at Elizabeth City, North Carolina, a total loss.

31 August


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ship=
flag=
desc= The steamer sprung a leak in the bow and sank at Canton, Missouri.

Unknown August


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ship=
flag=
desc= The decommissioned steamer, stripped of her boiler, engine and everything else of value, was disposed of by burning as a spectator event. She was covered with pitch, tar and oil, anchored off Big Island in Lake Minnetonka and set ablaze. She burned to the waterline and sank in view of 5,000 spectators.

September


3 September


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ship=
flag=
desc= The out of commission steamer was totally destroyed by fire at Paducah, Kentucky.

4 September


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ship=
flag=
desc=The steamer filled with water and sank at dock at the foot of Congress Street, Brooklyn, New York, when the fireman fell asleep while filling her water tank, flooding her.

5 September


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ship=
flag=
desc=thumbrightThe wreck of Eduard Bohlen.The cargo ship ran aground on German South-West Africa's Skeleton Coast in a heavy fog.
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ship=
flag=
desc=The steamer sank at dock in the Willamette River at Portland, Oregon.

7 September


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ship=
flag=
desc= The steamer struck a submerged obstruction and sank between Bismarck, North Dakota and Fort Yates, North Dakota.

8 September


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ship=
flag=
desc= The steamer sprung a leak and sank in a sectional drydock while being repaired in the Allegheny River at Creighton, Pennsylvania. Raised and repaired.

12 September


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ship=Sarah Ann
flag=
desc=The ship was wrecked at Porthgain, Pembrokeshire.

13 September


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ship=
flag=
desc= The tow steamer was destroyed by fire at Galveston, Texas.
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ship=Uyak
flag=
desc=During a voyage along the coast of Kodiak Island from Uyak Bay to Karluk with two people but no cargo aboard, the 22-ton, steamer was wrecked on what was reported as "Walcott Rock" – probably a reference to Walcott Reef – with no loss of life.alaskashipwreck.com Alaska Shipwrecks (U)

15 September


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desc=The decommissioned ironclad battleship was sunk as a torpedo target at La Spezia, Italy.

16 September


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ship= Islander
flag=
desc= The passenger steamer caught fire at the Cornwalls Dock at Alexandria Bay, New York. She burned to the waterline and sank, a total loss.
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ship=
flag=
desc=The cargo steamer grounded on a reef off the coast of Makatea while on her maiden journey, and subsequently sunk in of water.

18 September


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ship=
flag=
desc= The steamer sprung a leak in a gale and became waterlogged in Lake Erie, then was turned sideways by waves and capsized. Crew rescued by ( ).

19 September


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ship=
flag=
desc=The steamer filled with water and sank at dock at West New Brighton, New York on Staten Island, when the fireman fell asleep while filling her water tank, flooding her. Later raised. The fireman was found drowned in his cabin.

20 September


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ship=
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desc=1909 Grand Isle hurricane: The steamer was sunk at dock in a violent storm at the foot of Napoleon Avenue, New Orleans, Louisiana.
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ship=
flag=
desc=1909 Grand Isle hurricane: The steamer was sunk at dock by high winds and a submerged floating object at Vicksburg, Mississippi.
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ship=
flag=
desc=1909 Grand Isle hurricane: The steamer was sunk at dock by a submerged floating object at Vicksburg, Mississippi, a total loss.
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ship=
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desc=1909 Grand Isle hurricane: The steamer, being used as a pump boat, broke loose from her moorings in heavy wind at Algiers, Louisiana, blowing down the Mississippi River to the foot of Esplanade St. New Orleans where she rolled over and sank.
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ship=
flag=
desc=1909 Grand Isle hurricane: The steamer was blown loose from her moorings at Bayou Sara, Louisiana and blown up the Mississippi River where she swamped and sank.
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ship=
flag=
desc=1909 Grand Isle hurricane: The motor vessel swamped at Grand Isle, Louisiana.
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ship=
flag=
desc=1909 Grand Isle hurricane: The fishing schooner sank in the hurricane in the Gulf of Mexico off Pensacola, Florida. Lost with all eight hands.
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ship=
flag=
desc=1909 Grand Isle hurricane: The steamer sank in a severe storm while moored at Arkansas City, Arkansas. Later raised.
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ship=
flag=
desc=1909 Grand Isle hurricane: The steamer was wrecked and sank in a violent storm in the Mississippi River at Baton Rouge, Louisiana.
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ship=
flag=
desc=1909 Grand Isle hurricane: The steamer blew loose from her moorings while tied up at Donaldsonville, Louisiana, and blew out into the Mississippi River where she sank in of water, a total loss. Her female cook died. The captain and chief engineer survived.
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ship=
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desc=1909 Grand Isle hurricane: The steamer broke loose from her moorings in a violent storm at Thibodeaux, Louisiana and sank.
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ship=
flag=
desc=1909 Grand Isle hurricane: The steamer sank in a violent storm in the Mississippi River at Hanson City, Louisiana.
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ship=
flag=
desc=1909 Grand Isle hurricane: The steamer sank in the Mississippi River in a heavy wind storm at Water Valley, Louisiana.
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ship=
flag=
desc= The steamer burned to the waterline while anchored at Duluth, Minnesota.
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ship=Maine
flag=
desc=1909 Grand Isle hurricane: The launch sank in the hurricane at Grand Bay, Alabama.
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ship=
flag=
desc=1909 Grand Isle hurricane: The steamer broke loose from her moorings in a violent storm at Mount Pleasant Landing, Louisiana and sank in the Mississippi River. Later raised.
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ship=
flag=
desc= The steamer was destroyed by fire Lake Linden, Michigan.
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ship=
flag=
desc=1909 Grand Isle hurricane: The steamer was sunk by the hurricane at the mouth of St. Catherine Creek.
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ship=
flag=
desc= The steamer struck a snag and sank in of water at Poplar Grove, Louisiana, near Columbia, Louisiana.
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ship=
flag=
desc=1909 Grand Isle hurricane: The steamer sank in a violent storm while tied up in Bayou des Allemands, Louisiana.
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ship=
flag=
desc=1909 Grand Isle hurricane: The steamer was sunk while tied to the bank in a violent storm at Water Valley, Louisiana near the head of the Atchafalaya River.
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ship=Washington
flag=
desc=1909 Grand Isle hurricane: The ferry was sunk while tied up at Donaldsonville, Louisiana, a total loss.
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ship=
flag=
desc=1909 Grand Isle hurricane: The steamer was sunk at dock in a violent storm at Baton Rouge, Louisiana.
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ship=
flag=
desc=1909 Grand Isle hurricane: The steamer was sunk at dock by the Hurricane at Berwick, Louisiana.

21 September


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ship=
flag=
desc=1909 Grand Isle hurricane: The out of commission steamer was sunk at dock during the hurricane at Vicksburg, Mississippi.
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ship=
flag=
desc=1909 Grand Isle hurricane: The out of commission steamer was sunk at dock during the hurricane at Vicksburg, Mississippi.

22 September


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ship=
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desc= The steamer struck the submerged foundation of a turning buoy on Mud Lake in the St. Marys River and was beached on Pilot Island. During an attempt to raise her she was destroyed by fire.

25 September


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ship=
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desc=The motor boat was sunk in a collision with ( ) at the drawbridge in Spuyten Duyvil Creek. Everyone rescued by T. W. Wellington and Castle Point.

26 September


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ship=
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desc= The cargo ship was wrecked in a storm on the south jetty at the entrance to the St. Johns River, she broke her back, a total loss. At least some of her cargo was salvaged. Crew rescued.

27 September


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ship=
flag=
desc= The schooner was rammed and sunk by ( ) in Lake Erie 8 miles off Long Point, Dunkirk, New York in of water. The captain, the mate, and the female cook died, possibly one other, and two crewmen survived.

29 September


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ship=
flag=
desc=The lighter sank at dock at Pier 37, Atlantic Docks, Brooklyn, New York overnight on 28–29 September. Raised on 30 September. The engineer's body was found in the engine room.
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ship=West Virginia
flag=
desc=The freight barge, being towed by ( ), grounded off Pollock Rip Shoal after losing her towline and drifting. She was pulled off, but sank in of water, a total loss.

30 September


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ship=
flag=
desc=The freighter had mechanical problems resulting in a collision in the Delaware River with a steel buoy on Chester Island Flats causing a leak. She was beached at Thurlow, Pennsylvania. One of her firemen drowned.
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ship=
flag=
desc=The steamer sank from unknown causes at City Landing, Vicksburg, Mississippi.

Unknown date


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ship=
flag=
desc=The schooner left Belfast, Georgia on 18 September and vanished.
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ship=
flag=
desc=The decommissioned harbor defense ram was sunk as a gunnery target at Rappahannock Spit, Virginia.

October

1 October


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ship=
flag=
desc=The freighter was rammed and sunk at dock at Arch Street Wharf, Philadelphia by the Philadelphia Police and Fire Department steamer ( ).

3 October


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ship=
flag=
desc=The steamer on a passage from Luleå to Middlesbrough with a cargo of iron ore ran aground on Gerdasgrund in Norra Kvarken and subsequently sank.

4 October


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ship=
flag=
desc= The tug caught fire and sank at Gibsons Island, Maryland.

5 October


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ship=Helen R
flag=
desc= The 284-gross register ton barge was stranded at Flushing, Queens, New York. The only person on board survived.Department of Commerce and Labor Bureau of Navigation Forty-Fourth Annual List of Merchant Vessels of the United States for the Year Ending June 30, 1912, Washington, D.C.: Government Printing Office, 1912, p. 421.
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ship=
flag=
desc=The destroyer was wrecked off Blacksod Bay on the west coast of Ireland.

6 October


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ship=William Carney
flag=
desc=The vessel was sunk in a collision with the steamship ( ) at the foot of Front Street, Long Island City, New York.

9 October


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ship=
flag=
desc=The steamer was sunk in a collision with ( ) in Coos Bay at Marshfield, Oregon.
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ship=Linea L
flag=
desc=The 13-net register ton, schooner was driven onto the beach in Portage Bay ( ) on the south coast of the Alaska Peninsula and wrecked during a gale. Her crew of three survived.alaskashipwreck.com Alaska Shipwrecks (L)

10 October


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ship=Charger
flag=
desc=Carrying a cargo of 2,250 tons of copper ore, the 1,334-ton, scow was beached in a sinking condition in Karta Bay on the east coast of Prince of Wales Island in the Alexander Archipelago in Southeast Alaska. Her crew of six survived, but on 11 October she rolled onto her side and was declared a total loss.alaskashipwreck.com Alaska Shipwrecks (C)
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ship=Florence
flag=
desc=While in winter quarters in a small canal near the mouth of Stabbine Slough on St. Michael Island in Norton Sound on the coast of the Territory of Alaska, the 90-gross register ton, sternwheel paddle steamer was blown across the channel during a gale and wrecked with her decks awash, or was crushed by ice. All 22 people aboard survived.alaskashipwreck.com Alaska Shipwrecks (F)
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ship=
flag=
desc= The steamer went aground just inside the south entrance to Buffalo, New York. She was pulled off on 19 October.

11 October


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ship=
flag=
desc=The steamer grounded on the Bahama Banks. Refloated on 20 October.
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ship=
flag=
desc=1909 Florida Keys hurricane: The tow steamer, laid up for repairs, sank at Boot Key Harbor, Marathon, Florida. Raised on 14 September 1910.
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ship=
flag=
desc=1909 Florida Keys hurricane: The auxiliary cargo schooner was sunk in the hurricane at Key West, a total loss.
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ship=
flag=
desc= The steamer struck a reef between Grace Harbor and Rainbow Cove, Isle Royale in heavy winds and snow and was wrecked.
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ship=
flag=
desc=1909 Florida Keys hurricane: The tug was sunk in the hurricane at Key West.
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ship=
flag=
desc=1909 Florida Keys hurricane: The tow steamer sank at Boot Key Harbor, Marathon, Florida.
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ship=
flag=
desc=1909 Florida Keys hurricane: The tug was wrecked ad sunk in the hurricane at Key West.
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ship=Sybil
flag=unknown
desc=1909 Florida Keys hurricane: The tug sank in the hurricane near Key West, Florida, killing 11.

12 October


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ship=
flag=
desc= The cargo ship struck Grubb Reef, off Point Pelee, Lake Erie in a heavy gale and was wrecked, partially breaking up forward. One lifeboat capsized drowning her master, a passenger and four crewmen. Two crewmen held on until the wreck drifted ashore. Nine survivors were taken off the ship by ( ). Some of her machinery was salvaged.
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ship=Quatsino
flag=
desc=During a voyage from Nanaimo, British Columbia, to Cordova, Territory of Alaska, with a cargo of 3,000 tons of coal, the barge was wrecked in Dixon Entrance on the Canada–United States border.alaskashipwreck.com Alaska Shipwrecks (Q)

14 October


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ship=
flag=
desc=The freighter sank at anchor overnight in the Delaware River above Oldmans Creek. Raised same day.
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ship=
flag=
desc=The tug struck the bar and sank at Cold Spring Inlet, a total loss.

15 October


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ship= Quatrino
flag=
desc=The barge was wrecked on Gray Island, British Columbia in Chatham Sound.
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ship=
flag=
desc= The steamer went aground just inside the south entrance to Buffalo, New York. She was pulled off on 19 October.

16 October


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ship=Anna M. II
flag=
desc=The motor boat was wrecked in a collision with a train ferry towed by ( ) in the East River. The three people aboard the motor boat were rescued by Transfer No. 20.

18 October


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ship=
flag=
desc= The steamer was blown onto rocks and sank in the Ohio River at Sciotoville, Ohio. Raised and repaired.

19 October


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ship=Ventura
flag=
desc=The motor boat was sunk in a collision with tow steamer ( ) in Newark Bay.

23 October


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ship= Anne Marie
flag=
desc=A barge based in Erquy (region of Brittany, France). The vessel was carrying cobblestone from its home port to Saint Malo (same area), was wrecked on the Minquiers, Channel Islands tray.
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ship=
flag=
desc= The tug, one of three assisting ( ) in the harbor of Cleveland, Ohio, was capsized and sunk by strong current and prop wash from Shenango. Probably raised.

24 October


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ship=DeWet
flag=
desc=The 14-ton, motor schooner was destroyed by fire at Ketchikan, Territory of Alaska.alaskashipwreck.com Alaska Shipwrecks (D)
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ship=Olga
flag=
desc=The 43-net register ton, motor schooner was wrecked by a storm while lying on the beach at Nome, Territory of Alaska, with no one on board.alaskashipwreck.com Alaska Shipwrecks (O)

25 October


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ship=
flag=
desc= The steamer, laid up for the winter, caught fire and was destroyed at Davenport, Iowa.
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ship=
flag=
desc= The tug, while pulling mud scows near ( ) in the harbor of Cleveland, Ohio, was capsized and sunk by strong current and prop wash from Hawgood when the towline to one of the mud scows snapped, destabilizing the tug. Probably raised.

28 October


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ship=
flag=
desc= The motor vessel was damaged in a collision with ( ). Pickwick towed Gertrude into shoal water where she filled and sank, probably in the Norfolk, Virginia area.

29 October


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ship=
flag=
desc=The tow steamer swamped and sank in high seas off Robbins Reef Light in of water.
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ship=Shenandoah
flag=
desc=The freight barge, being towed by ( ), was sunk in a collision with ( ) east of Shovelful Lightship, in Vineyard Sound. One crewman killed.

30 October


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ship=
flag=
desc= The steamer destroyed by fire on Lake Huron south of Cedarville, Michigan.
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ship=
flag=
desc=The passenger steamer was damaged in a collision in the Christiana River at Wilmington, Delaware with passenger steamer ( ) causing her to be beached.

31 October


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ship=Winthrop
flag=
desc=Carrying a cargo of 20 tons of general merchandise and a crew of two on a voyage from St. Michael, Territory of Alaska, to Nelson Island, the 14-gross register ton, motor vessel was wrecked without loss of life off Nunivak Island during a storm in the Bering Sea.alaskashipwreck.com Alaska Shipwrecks (W)

November


2 November


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ship=
flag=
desc= The motor launch was sunk in a collision with ( ) at Paducah, Kentucky. The two occupants were thrown into the river. One was rescued by City of Savannah and the other one by ( ).

3 November


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ship=
flag=
desc=The steamer burned at Martin's Island in the Columbia River, a total loss.

4 November


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ship=
flag=
desc= The laid up dredge was destroyed by fire in the Allegheny River at Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

5 November


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ship=
flag=
desc=The out of commission freight paddle steamer burned and sank on Lake Crescent in Florida without loss of life.

6 November


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ship=
flag=
desc= The steamer foundered at the mouth of the Orange River in heavy seas.

7 November


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ship=
flag=
desc= The steamer was wrecked on South Fox Island, Michigan and burned, a total loss.

12 November


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ship=
flag=
desc=The steamer sank at dock in Providence, Rhode Island while unloading. Raised and repaired.

13 November


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ship=
flag=
desc= The steamer was damaged in a collision with ( ) in the St Marys River and was beached.

14 November


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ship=
flag=
desc=The French Messageries Maritimes liner out of Batavia, collided with the steamship Onda ( ), departing Singapore in the Rhio Strait, near Pulo Sau Light near Singapore at 04:35. La Seyne sank in under two minutes with 61 of the crew and passengers saved by Onda with some 97 lost. Many of the lost were lost to shark attack. There was no loss of life aboard Onda but that ship had heavy bow damage.
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ship=
flag=
desc=The tow steamer filled and sank at dock at the Manhassett steamship Pier, Jersey City, New Jersey when she was snagged on the dock on a rising tide. Raised and returned to service.
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ship=
flag=
desc=The steamer burned at Oak Hill Landing, Bayou Teche, Louisiana.

15 November


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ship=
flag=
desc= The steamer became waterlogged in winds and stranded on Two River Point in Lake Michigan, a total loss.
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ship=
flag=
desc= The steamer foundered off the Sturgeon Bay Ship Canal in a Gale and snowstorm. One crewman drowned, most of the crew made it to shore in a boat. Her captain and two crewmen were rescued by . Raised on 18 November and taken to Sturgeon Bay.

20 November


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ship=
flag=
desc=The steamer burned off Point Dume, California. Her 96 passengers and all crew members made it to shore in her lifeboats.

23 November


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ship=
flag=
desc=The steamer hit a snag, sprung a leak, and sank at a wharf in New Orleans.

24 November


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ship=
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desc=The barque ran aground on Haisborough Sands and was wrecked. Of 15 crew, 4 died; others rescued by Chanticleer and the Cromer lifeboat Louisa Heartwell (22pxborder Royal National Lifeboat Institution).

25 November


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ship=
flag=
desc=The steamer hit a snag and sank in the Yazoo River north of Yazoo City.
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ship=
flag=
desc= The steamer was destroyed by fire while anchored southeast of Alpena, Michigan in Lake Huron.

26 November


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ship=
flag=
desc=The steamer broke her wheel crossing the bar of the Tillamook River, she drifted out to sea and sank. Passengers and crew taken off by life saving crew, their lifeboat capsized drowning two women passengers. One crewman did not make it to the lifeboats and was lost.

27 November


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ship=
flag=
desc= The steamer struck an obstruction and sank in the Great Kanawha River near Davis Creek.
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ship=Lancelot
flag=
desc=The spritsail barge was driven ashore in West Bay, Dorset.

29 November


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ship=Levernbank
flag=
desc=The barque was abandoned in the Atlantic Ocean west of the Isles of Scilly. She was on a voyage from Bilbao, Spain to Cardiff, Glamorgan.
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ship=
flag=
desc=The tug caught fire, burned to the waterline, and sank in Lake Superior off Russell, Wisconsin, after rescuing another vessel.

30 November


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ship=
flag=
desc= The steamer ran aground on French Reef, Florida Keys. Refloated on 4 December.

December


1 December


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ship=
flag=
desc= The schooner, under tow by the tug ( ), ran aground on Frying Pan Shoals due to confusing the Frying Pan Shoals Light with the Cape Fear Light. After failed attempts to pull her off she was stripped and abandoned on 3 December.

2 December


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ship=
flag=
desc= The steamer struck an obstruction and sank in the Ohio River at Straight Ripple below Gallipolis, Ohio.
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ship=
flag=
desc= The tow steamer listed to starboard and sank in of water in the Moser Channel, Florida while coaling. Later raised.
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ship=
flag=
desc=The screw collier left Hull on 2 December 1909 bound for Bremen. Not heard of after this date.

3 December


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ship=
flag= Isle of Man
desc=The paddle steamer sank in Liverpool Bay in a Force 11 gale. All 36 passengers and crew killed.

5 December


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ship=
flag=
desc= The sand dredge struck a reef of dredged rock off Cedar Point jetty in Sandusky Bay, Lake Erie and was beached on Cedar Point.
 
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