List of shipwrecks in 1963

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The list of shipwrecks in 1963 includes all ships sunk, foundered, grounded, or otherwise lost during 1963.

January[edit]

8 January[edit]

20 January[edit]

24 January[edit]

31 January[edit]

February[edit]

11 February[edit]

15 February[edit]

25 February[edit]

28 February[edit]

  • Ilektra ( Greece): The cargo ship ran aground on the Corncarhai Rock off Brest, France and sank. Sixteen crew took refuge on the rock and were rescued by helicopter. The captain was killed and two crew reported missing.[9]

March[edit]

20 March[edit]

24 March[edit]

28 March[edit]

April[edit]

1 April[edit]

10 April[edit]

16 April[edit]

24 April[edit]

29 April[edit]

30 April[edit]

May[edit]

1 May[edit]

5 May[edit]

  • Adel ( Egypt): The ferry capsized and sank in the Nile near Karara in Sudan with the loss of 173 lives.[21]

20 May[edit]

22 May[edit]

31 May[edit]

Unknown date[edit]

June[edit]

2 June[edit]

13 June[edit]

18 June[edit]

19 June[edit]

26 June[edit]

July[edit]

Trebisnjica, July 2010

2 July[edit]

8 July[edit]

11 July[edit]

14 July[edit]

15 July[edit]

17 July[edit]

21 July[edit]

24 July[edit]

25 July[edit]

August[edit]

14 August[edit]

September[edit]

4 September[edit]

13 September[edit]

22 September[edit]

24 September[edit]

October[edit]

1 October[edit]

2 October[edit]

8 October[edit]

22 October[edit]

  • Manticos ( Greece): Sank after pumping operation failed and leak increased.

23 October[edit]

November[edit]

13 November[edit]

14 November[edit]

December[edit]

14 December[edit]

20 December[edit]

21 December[edit]

22 December[edit]

25 December[edit]

31 December[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "News in Brief" The Times (London). Wednesday, 9 January 1963. (55594), col F, p. 6.
  2. ^ "Tributes to Sunderland shipwreck hero who saved 23". Sunderland Echo. 14 January 2013. Retrieved 23 January 2013. 
  3. ^ "Arctic Weather Grips Northern Hemisphere" The Times (London). Friday, 25 January 1963. (55608), col G, p. 9.
  4. ^ "Coal for the Beachcombers" The Times (London). Friday, 1 February 1963. (55614), col A-B, p. 22.
  5. ^ "Steamer Sinks After Collision" The Times (London). Tuesday, 12 February 1963. (55623), col B, p. 10.
  6. ^ "Liner Crashes into Wreck in Fog" The Times (London). Saturday, 16 February 1963. (55627), col D-G, p. 8.
  7. ^ "Two Tankers on Fire Following Collision" The Times (London). Tuesday, 26 February 1963. (56635), col D, p. 10.
  8. ^ a b "Japanese Ferry Disaster" The Times (London). Tuesday, 26 February 1963. (56635), col D, p. 10.
  9. ^ "Rock Saves 16 as Ship Sinks" The Times (London). Friday, 1 March 1963. (56638), col D, p. 9.
  10. ^ "Byrd's Ship Sinks in Atlantic" The Times (London). Thursday, 21 March 1963. (56655), col E, p. 10.
  11. ^ "Crew Rescued as Ship Sinks" The Times (London). Monday, 25 March 1963. (55658), col C, p. 6.
  12. ^ a b 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. 
  13. ^ "WWI STANDARD BUILT SHIPS L - W". Mariners. Retrieved 8 May 2011. 
  14. ^ "Sealing Ship Sinks Off Newfoundland" The Times (London). Wednesday, 17 April 1963. (55677), col E, p. 7.
  15. ^ "Picture Gallery" The Times (London). Thursday, 25 April 1963. (55684), col C, p. 12.
  16. ^ "CATO". Goole Ships. Retrieved 9 August 2011. 
  17. ^ "Telegrams in Brief" The Times (London). Tuesday, 30 April 1963. (55688), col A, p. 11.
  18. ^ "Crowds See Beached Ship After Fire" The Times (London). Thursday, 2 May 1963. (55690), col C, p. 7.
  19. ^ "Rock, not Torpedoes, Sank Chinese ship" The Times (London). Monday, 3 June 1963. (55717), col F, p. 6.
  20. ^ "Chinese Ship Sunk Off Korea" The Times (London). Thursday, 2 May 1963. (56690), col A, p. 12.
  21. ^ "173 Drowned in Nile Ferry" The Times (London). Monday, 6 May 1963. (56693), col B, p. 12.
  22. ^ "Frigate goes to Steamer's aid" The Times (London). Tuesday, 21 May 1963. (55706), col E, p. 12.
  23. ^ "Two Seamen Killed on British Ship" The Times (London). Saturday, 1 June 1963. (55716), col C, p. 7.
  24. ^ "Soviet Seamen Help Free British Ship" The Times (London). Monday, 3 June 1963. (55717), col G, p. 6.
  25. ^ "SS Carmen [+1963]". Wrecksite. Retrieved 9 August 2011. 
  26. ^ "28 Saved as Ships Collide" The Times (London). Thursday, 20 June 1963. (55732), col G, p. 9.
  27. ^ "Fleurus - 1963". Maritime Museum of the Atlantic. Retrieved 9 August 2011. 
  28. ^ "Fleurus (5116323)". Miramar Ship Index. http://www.miramarshipindex.org.nz. Retrieved 20 February 2014. (subscription required)
  29. ^ "Coaster Sinks After Collision" The Times (London). Wednesday, 3 July 1963. (55743), col D, p. 10.
  30. ^ "34 Saved When British Ship Sinks" The Times (London). Tuesday, 9 July 1963. (55748), col A, p. 8.
  31. ^ "33 Die in Riverboat Sinking" The Times (London). Friday, 12 July 1963. (55751), col F, p. 10.
  32. ^ "Briton's Praise for Argentine Rescuers" The Times (London). Saturday, 13 July 1963. (55752), col A, p. 5.
  33. ^ "Cargo Ship Grounded" The Times (London). Monday, 15 July 1963. (55753), col A, p. 10.
  34. ^ "Gunboat Aground for Five Hours" The Times (London). Tuesday, 16 July 1963. (55754), col G, p. 7.
  35. ^ "British Ship Sinks in Eight Minutes" The Times (London). Monday, 22 July 1963. (55759), col B, p. 8.
  36. ^ "Inquiry Into St. Lawrence Collision" The Times (London). Saturday, 30 November 1963. (55872), col A, p. 7.
  37. ^ "British Ship "in Hands of Chinese Navy"" The Times (London). Thursday, 25 July 1963. (55762), col C, p. 8.
  38. ^ "Correction" The Times (London). Friday, 26 July 1963. (55763), col B, p. 11.
  39. ^ "Ship Sinks After Hitting Iceberg" The Times (London). Friday, 26 July 1963. (55763), col F, p. 15.
  40. ^ "Ship Aground" The Times (London). Thursday, 5 September 1963. (55798), col D-G, p. 22.
  41. ^ "Ship Aground" The Times (London). Saturday, 14 September 1963. (55806), col G, p. 8.
  42. ^ "Picture Gallery" The Times (London). Monday, 16 September 1963. (55807), col G, p. 10.
  43. ^ "Liner Aground for Three Hours" The Times (London). Monday, 22 September 1963. (55813), col C, p. 10.
  44. ^ "Search for men After Baltic Collision" The Times (London). Wednesday, 25 July 1963. (55815), col D, p. 8.
  45. ^ a b c "Belgian Merchant A-G". Belgische Koopvaardij. Retrieved 1 October 2010. 
  46. ^ "Five Safe After Coaster Sinks" The Times (London). Thursday, 3 October 1963. (55822), col F, p. 12.
  47. ^ "Maritime Quest for December 19". Maritime Quest. Retrieved 31 October 2010. 
  48. ^ "11 Seamen Lost in Wreck" The Times (London). Thursday, 24 October 1963. (55840), col C, p. 12.
  49. ^ "British Ship Aground with £50,000 Cargo" The Times (London). Thursday, 14 November 1963. (55858), col C, p. 13.
  50. ^ "Ship Sinks After Collision" The Times (London). Saturday, 16 November 1963. (55860), col B, p. 7.
  51. ^ "Telegrams in Brief" The Times (London). Saturday, 21 December 1963. (55890), col G, p. 5.
  52. ^ "Crew's Ordeal off Newfoundland" The Times (London). Tuesday, 24 December 1963. (55892), col C, p. 5.
  53. ^ "Gunboats Stop British Naval Ship" The Times (London). Friday, 27 December 1963. (55893), col G, p. 6.

See also[edit]

Ship events in 1963
Ship launches: 1958 1959 1960 1961 1962 1963 1964 1965 1966 1967 1968
Ship commissionings: 1958 1959 1960 1961 1962 1963 1964 1965 1966 1967 1968
Ship decommissionings: 1958 1959 1960 1961 1962 1963 1964 1965 1966 1967 1968
Shipwrecks: 1958 1959 1960 1961 1962 1963 1964 1965 1966 1967 1968