List of shipwrecks in 1958

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The list of shipwrecks in 1958 includes all ships sunk, foundered, grounded, or otherwise lost during 1958.

January[edit]

6 January[edit]

9 January[edit]

13 January[edit]

21 January[edit]

27 January[edit]

29 January[edit]

  • Hadsel ( Norway): The coaster ran aground on the Lofoten Islands and sank. All 46 passengers and crew were rescued.[7]

February[edit]

19 February[edit]

25 February[edit]

26 February[edit]

March[edit]

1 March[edit]

  • Üsküdar ( Turkey): The ferry sank in lodos with the loss of 272 people aboard including seven crew. 39 people survived.[12]

2 March[edit]

9 March[edit]

  • Lusambo ( Belgium): The cargo ship struck a submerged object naar the Westhinder Lightship and holed. Put into Antwerp for repairs.[14]

10 March[edit]

14 March[edit]

27 March[edit]

April[edit]

6 April[edit]

20 April[edit]

28 April[edit]

28 or 30 April[edit]

These three ships were bombed in an air raid or raids on Ambon Bay in Indonesia. Ambon was bombed several times, and sources differ as to the date(s) on which the ships were attacked.[22] One source suggests that they were hit on 1 or 2 May.[23]

  • Aquila ( Italy): The cargo ship was bombed by a CIA B-26 Invader[22] in Ambon Bay, Indonesia.[23] She sank on 27 May 1958.[24]
  • Armonia ( Greece): The cargo ship was bombed and damaged or sunk by a CIA B-26 Invader[22] in Ambon Bay, Indonesia. Subsequently salvaged and registered in Panama as Keanyew.
  • Flying Lark ( Panama): The cargo ship was bombed and sunk by a CIA B-26 Invader[22] in Ambon Bay, Indonesia.[23][25]

Unknown date[edit]

May[edit]

2 May[edit]

12 May[edit]

14 May[edit]

29 May[edit]

June[edit]

3 June[edit]

Gayunda

8 June[edit]

26 June[edit]

July[edit]

6 July[edit]

August[edit]

5 August[edit]

8 August[edit]

21 August[edit]

22 August[edit]

  • Norse Lady ( Panama): the cargo ship had run aground off Parigi, Indonesia on 14 August.[33] Permesta rebels captured her on 16 August, refloated her and beached her at Belang.[33] The Indonesian Navy sighted her there on 18 August and shelled her on 22 August, setting her on fire.[33] Norse Lady was burnt out and remained a beached wreck until March 1966, when she was towed to Kaohsiung, Taiwan and scrapped.[33][34]

26 August[edit]

September[edit]

8 September[edit]

10 September[edit]

18 September[edit]

13 September[edit]

26 September[edit]

October[edit]

5 October[edit]

6 October[edit]

22 October[edit]

23 October[edit]

31 October[edit]

November[edit]

2 November[edit]

3 November[edit]

  • Lake Burnaby ( Canada): The 6,140 grt freighter was stranded on Bancorran Reef, Philippines and declared a total loss

13 November[edit]

16 November[edit]

18 November[edit]

23 November[edit]

December[edit]

1 December[edit]

3 December[edit]

5 December[edit]

14 December[edit]

17 December[edit]

18 December[edit]

  • Taxiarchis ( Greece): The cargo ship ran aground in the Aegean Sea between Kos and Turkey. Refloated on 23 December, repairs were uneconomic and she was scrapped in August 1959.[18]

23 December[edit]

Late December[edit]

Unknown date[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Dutch Ship Presumed Lost" The Times (London). Wednesday, 8 January 1958. (54043), col F, p. 6.
  2. ^ a b "Gales Cause 4 Deaths" The Times (London). Friday, 10 January 1958. (54045), col F, p. 4.
  3. ^ "Picture Gallery" The Times (London). Friday, 10 January 1958. (54045), col C-D, p. 5.
  4. ^ a b "Warship Found Badly Holed" The Times (London). Wednesday, 15 January 1958. (54509), col G, p. 8.
  5. ^ "Crew Saved From Sinking Steamer" The Times (London). Thursday, 23 January 1958. (54056), col G, p. 6.
  6. ^ "Japanese Ferry Lost In Gale" The Times (London). Tuesday, 28 January 1958. (54060), col D, p. 8.
  7. ^ "Telegrams in Brief" The Times (London). Thursday, 30 January 1958. (54062), col G, p. 7.
  8. ^ "British Ship Sinks After Explosion" The Times (London). Thursday, 20 February 1958. (54080), col A, p. 8.
  9. ^ "MV Seistan (+1958)". Wrecksite. Retrieved 7 September 2011. 
  10. ^ "Coaster Sinks In Mersey Gale" The Times (London). Wednesday, 26 February 1958. (54085), col B, p. 8.
  11. ^ "6 Feared Drowned In Thames" The Times (London). Thursday, 27 February 1958. (54086), col D, p. 8.
  12. ^ Bozoğlu, Ali. "S/S Üsküar 1927-1958" (in Turkish). Deniz Gazete. Retrieved 22 August 2012. 
  13. ^ "Rammed Ship Sinks" The Times (London). Monday, 3 March 1958. (54089), col D, p. 7.
  14. ^ "Belgian Merchant H-O". Belgische Koopvaardij. Retrieved 31 October 2010. 
  15. ^ "Telegrams in Brief" The Times (London). Tuesday, 11 March 1958. (54096), col F, p. 9.
  16. ^ "Crew Of 35 Rescued" The Times (London). Saturday, 15 March 1968. (54100), col B, p. 6.
  17. ^ "Telegrams in Brief" The Times (London). Saturday, 29 March 1958. (54112), col G, p. 5.
  18. ^ 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. 
  19. ^ "Captain Lost In Sea Collision" The Times (London). Monday, 21 April 1958. (54130), col F, p. 8.
  20. ^ a b Conboy, Kenneth; Morrison, James (1999). Feet to the Fire CIA Covert Operations in Indonesia, 1957–1958. Annapolis: Naval Institute Press. p. 116. ISBN 1-55750-193-9. 
  21. ^ a b "20 From Bombed Ship Reach Singapore" The Times (London). 3 May 1958, 3 May 1958. (54141), col A, p. 5.
  22. ^ a b c d Conboy, Kenneth; Morrison, James (1999). Feet to the Fire CIA Covert Operations in Indonesia, 1957–1958. Annapolis: Naval Institute Press. p. 115. ISBN 1-55750-193-9. 
  23. ^ a b c Kahin, Audrey R; Kahin, George McT (1997) [1995]. Subversion as Foreign Policy The Secret Eisenhower and Dulles Debacle in Indonesia. Seattle and London: University of Washington Press. pp. 173, 290. ISBN 0-295-97618-7. 
  24. ^ "Aquila (1168027)". Miramar Ship Index. http://www.miramarshipindex.org.nz. Retrieved 28 July 2012. (subscription required)
  25. ^ "Flying Lark (5603916)". Miramar Ship Index. http://www.miramarshipindex.org.nz. Retrieved 28 July 2012. (subscription required)
  26. ^ "Telegrams in Brief" The Times (London). Monday, 5 May 1958. (54142), col G, p. 9.
  27. ^ "Telegrams in Brief" The Times (London). Thursday, 15 May 1958. (54151), col E, p. 11.
  28. ^ "U.S. Submarine Sinks After Collision" The Times (London). Saturday, 31 May 1958. (54165), col E, p. 6.
  29. ^ "News in Brief" The Times (London). Monday, 9 June 1958. (54172), col F, p. 6.
  30. ^ "Tanker's Crew Safe After Collision" The Times (London). Monday, 7 July 1958. (54196), col F, p. 8.
  31. ^ "Women Drown As Ship Sinks" The Times (London). Wednesday, 6 August 1958. (54222), col D, p. 8.
  32. ^ "Picture Gallery" The Times (London). Friday, 22 August 1958. (54236), col C-D, p. 8.
  33. ^ a b c d Lawson, Siri Holm (13 March 2012). "D/S Norefjord". 1939–45 Norwegian Merchant Fleet. Warsailors. Retrieved 14 August 2012. 
  34. ^ "Norse Lady (5605050)". Miramar Ship Index. http://www.miramarshipindex.org.nz. Retrieved 30 July 2012. (subscription required)
  35. ^ "Picture Gallery" The Times (London). Wednesday, 27 August 1958. (54240), col C-D, p. 8.
  36. ^ "Tugs Refloat Dutch Cruiser" The Times (London). Thursday, 28 August 1958. (54241), col C, p. 5.
  37. ^ "U.S. Cutter Sinks Burning Wreck" The Times (London). Tuesday, 9 September 1958. (54251), col C, p. 8.
  38. ^ "Blazing Ship Sinks In Tow" The Times (London). Thursday, 11 September 1958. (54253), col F, p. 8.
  39. ^ "Liner Went Aground On Goodwins" The Times (London). Saturday, 27 September 1958. (54267), col F, p. 6.
  40. ^ "Finnish Tanker Blows Up In Harbour" The Times (London). Monday, 6 October 1958. (54274), col F, p. 10.
  41. ^ "Telegrams in Brief" The Times (London). Tuesday, 7 October 1958. (54275), col G, p. 8.
  42. ^ "News In Brief" The Times (London). Thursday, 23 October 1958. (54289), col E, p. 11.
  43. ^ "Telegrams in Brief" The Times (London). Thursday, 30 October 1958. (54295), col G, p. 8.
  44. ^ "Belgian Merchant A-G". Belgische Koopvaardij. Retrieved 1 October 2010. 
  45. ^ "Telegrams in Brief" The Times (London). Saturday, 1 November 1958. (54297), col D, p. 5.
  46. ^ "Channel Ship Aground" The Times (London). Monday, 3 November 1958. (54298), col F, p. 5.
  47. ^ "Picture Gallery" The Times (London). Friday, 14 November 1958. (54308), col B-C, p. 11.
  48. ^ a b "Groundings Delay Suez Canal Traffic" The Times (London). Monday, 24 November 1958. (54316), col G, p. 6.
  49. ^ "British Ship Aground Off Holland" The Times (London). Tuesday, 2 December 1958. (54323), col C, p. 10.
  50. ^ "Ships Collide In Channel Fog" The Times (London). Thursday, 4 December 1958. (54325), col F, p. 12.
  51. ^ "Telegrams in Brief" The Times (London). Saturday, 6 December 1958. (54327), col B, p. 5.
  52. ^ "Ship Aground In Thames" The Times (London). Monday, 15 December 1958. (54334), col A, p. 8.
  53. ^ "Thursday" The Times (London). Thursday, 18 December 1958. (54337), col B-C, p. 10.
  54. ^ a b "News in Brief" The Times (London). Wednesday, 24 December 1958. (54342), col G, p. 4.
  55. ^ Conboy, Kenneth; Morrison, James (1999). Feet to the Fire CIA Covert Operations in Indonesia, 1957–1958. Annapolis: Naval Institute Press. p. 158. ISBN 1-55750-193-9. 

See also[edit]

Ship events in 1958
Ship launches: 1953 1954 1955 1956 1957 1958 1959 1960 1961 1962 1963
Ship commissionings: 1953 1954 1955 1956 1957 1958 1959 1960 1961 1962 1963
Ship decommissionings: 1953 1954 1955 1956 1957 1958 1959 1960 1961 1962 1963
Shipwrecks: 1953 1954 1955 1956 1957 1958 1959 1960 1961 1962 1963