List of shipwrecks in 1954

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The list of shipwrecks in 1954 includes all ships sunk, foundered, grounded, or otherwise lost during 1954.

January[edit]

5 January[edit]

10 January[edit]

22 January[edit]

27 January[edit]

February[edit]

4 February[edit]

6 February[edit]

11 February[edit]

12 February[edit]

13 February[edit]

19 February[edit]

24 February[edit]

March[edit]

1 March[edit]

8 March[edit]

10 March[edit]

26 March[edit]

30 March[edit]

  • Empire Windrush ( United Kingdom): The ocean liner sank in the Mediterranean Sea following an explosion and fire in the engine room on 29 March. All passengers and crew rescued apart from the four killed in the explosion.

April[edit]

7 April[edit]

18 April[edit]

May[edit]

10 May[edit]

  • Tatsuwa Maru ( Japan): The cargo ship sprang a leak 500 nautical miles (930 km) west of Manila, Philippines. Presumed to have foundered with the loss of all 50 crew.[20]

11 May[edit]

14 May[edit]

25 May[edit]

26 May[edit]

June[edit]

27 June[edit]

July[edit]

12 July[edit]

21 July[edit]

26 July[edit]

27 July[edit]

Unknown date[edit]

August[edit]

8 August[edit]

19 August[edit]

28 August[edit]

29 August[edit]

30 August[edit]

September[edit]

13 September[edit]

15 September[edit]

22 September[edit]

26 September[edit]

Tōya Maru

28 September[edit]

October[edit]

4 October[edit]

7 October[edit]

9 October[edit]

14 October[edit]

25 October[edit]

26 October[edit]

31 October[edit]

November[edit]

12 November[edit]

14 November[edit]

26 November[edit]

27 November[edit]

29 November[edit]

30 November[edit]

December[edit]

15 December[edit]

18 December[edit]

  • Hispania ( Sweden): Struck a rock in the Sound of Mull and sank with the loss of her captain.

21 December[edit]

23 December[edit]

31 December[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Greek Tanker Aground" The Times (London). Wednesday, 6 January 1954. (52822), col F, p. 6.
  2. ^ "Telegrams in Brief" The Times (London). Monday, 11 January 1954. (25826), col D, p. 4.
  3. ^ "Russian Steamer Sinks In Kiel Canal" The Times (London). Saturday, 23 January 1954. (52837), col B, p. 5.
  4. ^ "Collier Sunk In Thames" The Times (London). Wednesday, 28 January 1954. (52840), col F, p. 6.
  5. ^ "Three Remain On Board Grounded Ship" The Times (London). Saturday, 5 February 1954. (52849), col C, p. 3.
  6. ^ "British Ship Sinks On Reef" The Times (London). Saturday, 6 February 1954. (528549), col C, p. 6.
  7. ^ "Telegrams in Brief" The Times (London). Friday, 12 February 1954. (52854), col G, p. 7.
  8. ^ "Telegrams in Brief" The Times (London). Saturday, 13 February 1954. (52855), col E, p. 5.
  9. ^ "News in Brief" The Times (London). Saturday, 20 February 1954. (52861), col D, p. 5.
  10. ^ "Ice Breaker Aground After Collision" The Times (London). Thursday, 25 February 1954. (52865), col C, p. 6.
  11. ^ "SS Captain Antonios K. (+1954)". Wrecksite. Retrieved 21 September 2011. 
  12. ^ "Telegrams in Brief" The Times (London). Tuesday, 2 March 1954. (52869), col E, p. 6.
  13. ^ "Loss Of Turkis Ship" The Times (London). Tuesday, 5 March 1954. (52875), col G, p. 5.
  14. ^ "Tug Overturned While Berthing Ship" The Times (London). Thursday, 11 March 1954. (58277), col E, p. 2.
  15. ^ "MV Guildford (+1954)". Wrecksite. Retrieved 21 September 2011. 
  16. ^ "News in Brief" The Times (London). Thursday, 13 May 1954. (52930), col G, p. 2.
  17. ^ "Spanish Minesweeper Lost In Gale" The Times (London). Saturday, 27 March 1954. (52891), col C, p. 6.
  18. ^ "Italian Ship Breaks In Two" The Times (London). Thursday, 8 April 1954. (52901), col B, p. 5.
  19. ^ "Rescued Crew's Return" The Times (London). Monday, 19 April 1954. (52909), col A, p. 4.
  20. ^ "Freighter Lost With Crew Of 50" The Times (London). Saturday, 9 October 1954. (53058), col C, p. 6.
  21. ^ a b "Belgian Merchant P-Z". Belgische Koopvaardij. Retrieved 1 December 2010. 
  22. ^ "Tug Sinks In Swansea Dock" The Times (London). Saturday, 15 May 1954. (52932), p. 3.
  23. ^ "News in Brief" The Times (London). Thursday, 27 May 1954. (52942), col F, p. 3.
  24. ^ "Sinking Of British Ship Reported" The Times (London). Tuesday, 29 June 1954. (52970), col G, p. 8.
  25. ^ a b "Captain Goes Down With Ship" The Times (London). Tuesday, 13 July 1954. (52982), col B, p. 7.
  26. ^ "News in Brief" The Times (London). Thursday, 22 July 1954. (52990), col G, p. 2.
  27. ^ "1946-62". St. Ives Trust. Retrieved 15 March 2008. 
  28. ^ "MV Traute Sarnow (+1954)". Wrecksite. Retrieved 21 September 2011. 
  29. ^ a b "British Ships In Mishaps At Buenos Aires" The Times (London). Wednesday, 28 July 1954. (52995), col D, p. 8.
  30. ^ "British Ship Aground" The Times (London). Monday, 9 August 1954. (53005), col E, p. 5.
  31. ^ "News in Brief" The Times (London). Friday, 20 August 1954. (53015), col G, p. 3.
  32. ^ a b c "Formosa Hit By Typhoon" The Times (London). Monday, 30 August 1954. (52023), col B, p. 5.
  33. ^ "Ore Ship Refloated" The Times (London). Monday, 30 August 1954. (52023), col B, p. 3.
  34. ^ "French Tug And Liner Collide" The Times (London). Tuesday, 31 August 1954. (53024), col C, p. 5.
  35. ^ "News in Brief" The Times (London). Tuesday, 14 September 1954. (53036), col E, p. 5.
  36. ^ "News in Brief" The Times (London). Monday, 20 September 1954. (53041), col G, p. 4.
  37. ^ "200 Rescued After Shipwreck" The Times (London). Thursday, 23 September 1954. (53044), col C, p. 6.
  38. ^ "News in Brief" The Times (London). Friday, 24 September 1954. (53045), col G, p. 7.
  39. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l "1,500 Deaths in Typhoon" The Times (London). Tuesday, 28 September 1954. (53048), col A, p. 8.
  40. ^ a b "Typhoon Damage In Japan" The Times (London). Monday, 27 September 1954. (53047), col C, p. 6.
  41. ^ "Channel Steamer Aground" The Times (London). Wednesday, 30 September 1954. (53049), col B, p. 8.
  42. ^ a b c "British Ships In Difficulties" The Times (London). Friday, 8 October 1954. (53057), col D, p. 8.
  43. ^ "American Ship Capsized" The Times (London). Monday, 11 October 1954. (53059), col D, p. 6.
  44. ^ "Norwegian Ship Sunk In Atlantic" The Times (London). Monday, 11 October 1954. (53059), col D, p. 6.
  45. ^ "Damaged Ship Reaches Faroes" The Times (London). Monday, 11 October 1954. (53059), col D, p. 6.
  46. ^ "German Ship Sinks" The Times (London). Friday, 15 October 1954. (53063), col E, p. 8.
  47. ^ "Attempt To Raise Tug" The Times (London). Monday, 1 November 1954. (53077), col C, p. 2.
  48. ^ a b "Floods On East Coast After High Tides" The Times (London). Saturday, 13 November 1954. (53088), col A, p. 6.
  49. ^ "Chinese Nationalist Warship Sunk" The Times (London). Monday, 15 November 1954. (53089), col D, p. 8.
  50. ^ a b c "Search For Finnish Vessel" The Times (London). Tuesday, 30 November 1954. (53102), col C, p. 8.
  51. ^ Bob Ogley; Ian Currie; Mark Davison (1991). The Kent Weather Book. Brasted Chart: Froglets Publications Ltd. p. 88. ISBN 1-872337-35-X. 
  52. ^ "16 Saved From Sunken Ship" The Times (London). Wednesday, 1 December 1954. (53103), col E, p. 8.
  53. ^ "Belgian Merchant H-O". Belgische Koopvaardij. Retrieved 31 October 2010. 
  54. ^ "British Ship Capsizes" The Times (London). Wednesday, 22 December 1954. (53121), col F, p. 7.
  55. ^ "Damage To Channel Steamer" The Times (London). Wednesday, 22 December 1954. (53121), col E, p. 8.
  56. ^ "Many Ships Shelter" The Times (London). Friday, 24 December 1954. (53123), col B, p. 6.
  57. ^ "Suez Canal Blocked By Wreckage" The Times (London). Saturday, 1 January 1955. (53128), col A-C, p. 8.

See also[edit]

Ship events in 1954
Ship launches: 1949 1950 1951 1952 1953 1954 1955 1956 1957 1958 1959
Ship commissionings: 1949 1950 1951 1952 1953 1954 1955 1956 1957 1958 1959
Ship decommissionings: 1949 1950 1951 1952 1953 1954 1955 1956 1957 1958 1959
Shipwrecks: 1949 1950 1951 1952 1953 1954 1955 1956 1957 1958 1959