List of shipwrecks in 1976

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The list of shipwrecks in 1976 includes some of the ships sunk, foundered, grounded, or otherwise lost during 1976.

January[edit]

3 January[edit]

8 January[edit]

19 January[edit]

26 January[edit]

Unknown date[edit]

February[edit]

15 February[edit]

20 February[edit]

March[edit]

1 March[edit]

  • Deep Sea Driller ( Norway): The drilling rig rang aground off Bergen. One leg broke off and six crew were killed. Although declared a constructive total loss,[8] the rig was later repaired and returned to service.

April[edit]

8 April[edit]

16 April[edit]

May[edit]

2 May[edit]

12 May[edit]

  • Urquiola ( Spain): The tanker exploded and caught fire at the mouth of A Coruña harbour, killing two of her thirty-nine crew.[12]

13 May[edit]

June[edit]

23 June[edit]

July[edit]

21 July[edit]

August[edit]

10 August[edit]

16 August[edit]

20 August[edit]

24 August[edit]

September[edit]

20 September[edit]

29 September[edit]

October[edit]

1 October[edit]

14 October[edit]

15 October[edit]

18 October[edit]

20 October[edit]

December[edit]

Argo Merchant

3 December[edit]

15 December[edit]

17 December[edit]

23 December[edit]

24 December[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Trail of death and damage moves to the Continent" The Times (London). Monday, 5 January 1976. (59593), col A-E, p. 2.
  2. ^ "MV Carnoustie [+1976]". wrecksite.eu. Retrieved 28 September 2012. 
  3. ^ "Europe cleaning up after severe storm". Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. 5 January 1976. Retrieved 28 September 2012. 
  4. ^ "Britons taken off stranded ship" The Times (London). Friday, 9 January 1976. (59597), col D, p. 1.
  5. ^ "Seven saved as tug capsizes" The Times (London). Friday, 9 January 1976. (59597), col D, p. 4.
  6. ^ "Supertanker runs aground" The Times (London). Tuesday, 20 January 1976. (59606), col E,F, p. 1.
  7. ^ "Onassis tanker aground off Brittany" The Times (London). Tuesday, 27 January 1976. (59612), col F, p. 8.
  8. ^ "Six die as oil rig is wrecked" The Times (London). Tuesday, 2 March 1976. (59642), col D-F, p. 1.
  9. ^ "Kaptanvassos (5148728)". Miramar Ship Index. http://www.miramarshipindex.org.nz. Retrieved 27 October 2013. (subscription required)
  10. ^ "13 drown after oil rig sinks of Texas coast" The Times (London). Saturday, 17 April 1976. (59681), col A, p. 1.
  11. ^ "Ship abandoned" The Times (London). Monday, 3 May 1976. (59694), col F, p. 2.
  12. ^ "Oil tanker explodes in Spanish harbour" The Times (London). Thursday, 13 May 1976. (59706), col D, p. 1.
  13. ^ "Naval ship sunk in Forth" The Times (London). Wednesday, 11 August 1976. (59779), col B, p. 1.
  14. ^ "Man presumed drowned after tug sinks" The Times (London). Tuesday, 17 August 1976. (59784), col B, p. 3.
  15. ^ "Heath yacht grounds" The Times (London). Saturday, 21 August 1976. (59788), col A, p. 3.
  16. ^ "The fiery sisters" The Times (London). Wednesday, 25 August 1976. (59791), col D, p. 4.
  17. ^ Liddiard, John. "Seven Stones". Retrieved 10 February 2014. 
  18. ^ a b "Belgian Merchant H-O". Belgische Koopvaardij. Retrieved 31 October 2010. 
  19. ^ a b c d "23 sailors lost as ship sinks in storm" The Times (London). Saturday, 16 October 1976. (59836), col D-G, p. 4.
  20. ^ "Seaman missing after collision" The Times (London). Tuesday, 19 October 1976. (59838), col B, p. 3.
  21. ^ "British ship refloated in Baltic" The Times (London). Friday, 5 November 1976. (59853), p. 8.
  22. ^ Andrea Ghiotti, ed. (1996). Diving Guide to the Red Sea Wrecks. Luxor: A A Gaddis & Sons. pp. 71–77. 
  23. ^ "Chay Blyth and crew safe" The Times (London). Wednesday, 29 December 1976. (59896), col G, p. 5.
Ship events in 1976
Ship launches: 1971 1972 1973 1974 1975 1976 1977 1978 1979 1980 1981
Ship commissionings: 1971 1972 1973 1974 1975 1976 1977 1978 1979 1980 1981
Ship decommissionings: 1971 1972 1973 1974 1975 1976 1977 1978 1979 1980 1981
Shipwrecks: 1971 1972 1973 1974 1975 1976 1977 1978 1979 1980 1981