List of shipwrecks in 1949

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The list of shipwrecks in 1949 includes ships sunk, foundered, grounded, or otherwise lost during 1949.

January[edit]

1 January[edit]

February[edit]

3 February[edit]

9 February[edit]

13 February[edit]

March[edit]

1 March[edit]

6 March[edit]

25 March[edit]

30 March[edit]

31 March[edit]

April[edit]

3 April[edit]

14 April[edit]

16 April[edit]

20 April[edit]

22 April[edit]

25 April[edit]

Unknown date[edit]

May[edit]

4 May[edit]

15 May[edit]

25 May[edit]

29 May[edit]

Unknown date[edit]

June[edit]

3 June[edit]

20 June[edit]

21 June[edit]

22 June[edit]

July[edit]

1 July[edit]

31 July[edit]

August[edit]

23 August[edit]

26 August[edit]

September[edit]

7 September[edit]

9 September[edit]

14 September[edit]

Noronic
  • Noronic ( Canada): Caught fire and sank whilst moored in Toronto Harbour with the loss of at least 118 lives. Ship raised in November 1949 and subsequently scrapped.

19 September[edit]

23 September[edit]

28 September[edit]

Unknown date[edit]

October[edit]

4 October[edit]

6 October[edit]

7 October[edit]

16 October[edit]

18 October[edit]

19 October[edit]

20 October[edit]

27 October[edit]

31 October[edit]

November[edit]

9 November[edit]

13 November[edit]

18 November[edit]

27 November[edit]

December[edit]

3 December[edit]

11 December[edit]

19 December[edit]

29 December[edit]

Exact date uncertain[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "The Queen Mary Back In Port" The Times (London). Monday, 3 January 1949. (51269), col E, p. 4.
  2. ^ "Ship Sinks In Thames" The Times (London). Friday, 4 February 1949. (51297), col E, p. 4.
  3. ^ "Ship Sunk In Channel Collision" The Times (London). Monday, 14 February 1949. (51305), col D, p. 4.
  4. ^ "95 M.P.H. In Holland" The Times (London). Wednesday, 2 March 1949. (51319), col G, p. 4.
  5. ^ "Widespread Falls Of Snow" The Times (London). Monday, 7 March 1949. (51323), col F, p. 4.
  6. ^ "Steamer Sunk By Mine Near Canton" The Times (London). Saturday, 26 March 1949. (51340), col G, p. 4.
  7. ^ "Three Men On Raft In Fog" The Times (London). Friday, 1 April 1949. (51345), col F, p. 4.
  8. ^ "Bodies Of Fishermen Washed Ashore" The Times (London). Saturday, 2 April 1949. (51346), col D, p. 3.
  9. ^ a b c "Explosion In Ship" The Times (London). Saturday, 16 April 1949. (51357), col B, p. 3.
  10. ^ "British Steamer Aground" The Times (London). Saturday, 23 April 1949. (51363), col C, p. 4.
  11. ^ a b "Belgian Merchant P-Z". Belgische Koopvaardij. Retrieved 1 December 2010. 
  12. ^ "Ship Sinks After Collision" The Times (London). Thursday, 5 May 1949. (51373), col C, p. 4.
  13. ^ "Danish Ship Lost Off Greenland" The Times (London). Wednesday, 18 May 1949. (51384), col G, p. 4.
  14. ^ "Norwegian Ship Sunk By Mine" The Times (London). Thursday, 26 May 1949. (51391), col E, p. 3.
  15. ^ a b c Mitchell, W H, and Sawyer, L A (1995). The Empire Ships. London, New York, Hamburg, Hong Kong: Lloyd's of London Press Ltd. p. not cited. ISBN 1-85044-275-4. 
  16. ^ "Dover-Ostend Ship Sunk" The Times (London). Wednesday, 22 June 1949. (51414), col D, p. 4.
  17. ^ "Ship Strikes On Wreck" The Times (London). Thursday, 23 June 1949. (51415), col D, p. 4.
  18. ^ a b "Belgian Merchant H-O". Belgische Koopvaardij. Retrieved 31 October 2010. 
  19. ^ "500 Killed In Chinese Ship Explosion" The Times (London). Wednesday, 24 August 1949. (51468), col D, p. 3.
  20. ^ "British Ship Aground In Pacific" The Times (London). Saturday, 10 September 1949. (51483), col G, p. 4.
  21. ^ "Liner Refloated" The Times (London). Thursday, 29 September 1949. (51499), col E, p. 4.
  22. ^ Heaton, K E (8 July 2004). "Shipwrecks in British Columbia's Waters". Retrieved 21 April 2011. 
  23. ^ "Ship In Collision With War-time Wreck" The Times (London). Wednesday, 5 October 1949. (51504), col E, p. 3.
  24. ^ Liddiard, John. "Seven Stones". Retrieved 19 February 2012. 
  25. ^ Larn, Richard (1992). The Shipwrecks of the Isles of Scilly. Nairn: Thomas & Lochar. ISBN 0-946537-84-4. 
  26. ^ "Ingertre (5605620)". Miramar Ship Index. http://www.miramarshipindex.org.nz. Retrieved 2 June 2012. (subscription required)
  27. ^ "Fire In French Liner" The Times (London). Thursday, 20 October 1949. (51517), col D, p. 3.
  28. ^ "Steamer Escapes The Goodwins" The Times (London). Friday, 21 October 1949. (51518), col A, p. 4.
  29. ^ "Kiel Canal Blocked" The Times (London). Tuesday, 1 November 1949. (51527), col D, p. 4.
  30. ^ "H.M.S. Ajax Aground" The Times (London). Thursday, 10 November 1949. (51535), col G, p. 4.
  31. ^ "Ship Lost Off Devon Coast" The Times (London). Monday, 14 November 1949. (51538), col G, p. 4.
  32. ^ Tovey, Ron. "A Chronology of Bristol Channel Shipwrecks". Swansea Docks. Retrieved 24 December 2014. 
  33. ^ a b "Traffic Delayed By Fog" The Times (London). Saturday, 19 November 1949. (51543), col E, p. 4.
  34. ^ "Crew Of Wrecked Hull Steamer Safe" The Times (London). Tuesday, 29 November 1949. (51551), col D, p. 3.
  35. ^ "Dutch Coaster Sunk" The Times (London). Monday, 12 December 1949. (51562), col G, p. 4.
  36. ^ a b "Severe Gales In North" The Times (London). Tuesday, 20 December 1949. (51569), col D, p. 4.
  37. ^ "Nova (5606399)". Miramar Ship Index. http://www.miramarshipindex.org.nz. Retrieved 28 March 2014. (subscription required)
  38. ^ "Utklippan II (1088196)". Miramar Ship Index. http://www.miramarshipindex.org.nz. Retrieved 23 November 2013. (subscription required)
  39. ^ Pollard, Chris (2007). The Book of St Mawes. Wellington, Somerset: Halsgrove. ISBN 978 1 84114 631 7. 

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