List of shipwrecks in 1946

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The list of shipwrecks in 1946 includes all ships sunk, foundered, grounded, or otherwise lost during 1946.

Contents

January[edit]

2 January[edit]

3 January[edit]

5 January[edit]

6 January[edit]

7 January[edit]

8 January[edit]

15 January[edit]

20 January[edit]

24 January[edit]

27 January[edit]

30 January[edit]

February[edit]

1 February[edit]

2 February[edit]

3 February[edit]

4 February[edit]

5 February[edit]

6 February[edit]

10 February[edit]

11 February[edit]

12 February[edit]

15 February[edit]

24 February[edit]

25 February[edit]

28 February[edit]

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March[edit]

1 March[edit]

2 March[edit]

5 March[edit]

16 March[edit]

17 March[edit]

26 March[edit]

April[edit]

8 April[edit]

9 April[edit]

  • Empire Bridge ( United Kingdom) collided with wreck of Fort Massac during salvage operations. Holed and quickly sank in upright position. Salvage attempt on 23 August only succeeded in turning her on her side. Declared a total loss.

14 April[edit]

16 April[edit]

17 April[edit]

21 April[edit]

28 April[edit]

30 April[edit]

30 April[edit]

May[edit]

1 May[edit]

8 May[edit]

18 May[edit]

26 May[edit]

June[edit]

6 June[edit]

9 June[edit]

13 June[edit]

20 June[edit]

28 June[edit]

Unknown date[edit]

July[edit]

1 July[edit]

2 July[edit]

11 July[edit]

13 July[edit]

25 July[edit]

30 July[edit]

  • Nagato ( United States Navy): Operation Crossroads: Sunk by nuclear weapon at Bikini Atoll as a test target.
  • Vipya ( Nyasaland): The ship capsized and sank in a storm while only on her third voyage on Lake Nyasa 7 nautical miles (13 km) off Mount Waller with the loss of 148 lives.[61] The Malawi Dept of Antiquites's sign at the Memorial site at Ft Johnston (now Mangotchi) lists the loss of life as being 145.

31 July[edit]

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August[edit]

2 August[edit]

10 August[edit]

16 August[edit]

22 August[edit]

25 August[edit]

September[edit]

3 September[edit]

8 September[edit]

12 September[edit]

13 September[edit]

15 September[edit]

19 September[edit]

20 September[edit]

29 September[edit]

30 September[edit]

Unknown date[edit]

October[edit]

10 October[edit]

11 October[edit]

12 October[edit]

14 October[edit]

24 October[edit]

26 October[edit]

28 October[edit]

29 October[edit]

Unknown date[edit]

November[edit]

2 November[edit]

4 November[edit]

5 November[edit]

11 November[edit]

13 November[edit]

20 November[edit]

22 November[edit]

26 November[edit]

27 November[edit]

Unknown date[edit]

December[edit]

5 December[edit]

6 Decemger[edit]

7 Decemger[edit]

8 December[edit]

13 December[edit]

16 December[edit]

19 December[edit]

22 December[edit]

23 December[edit]

24 December[edit]

25 December[edit]

26 December[edit]

30 December[edit]

31 December[edit]

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See also[edit]

Ship events in 1946
Ship launches: 1941 1942 1943 1944 1945 1946 1947 1948 1949 1950 1951
Ship commissionings: 1941 1942 1943 1944 1945 1946 1947 1948 1949 1950 1951
Ship decommissionings: 1941 1942 1943 1944 1945 1946 1947 1948 1949 1950 1951
Shipwrecks: 1941 1942 1943 1944 1945 1946 1947 1948 1949 1950 1951