List of shipwrecks in 1991

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The list of shipwrecks in 1991 includes all ships sunk, foundered, grounded, or otherwise lost during 1991.

January[edit]

16 January[edit]

23 January[edit]

April[edit]

8 April[edit]

  • Starfish ( Panama): The bulk carrier sprang a leak in the India Ocean off Port Louis, Mauritius on 1 April and diverted to that port. She arrived off Port Louis on 3 April and was subsequently ordered out of Mauritian waters on 7 April due to the threat of pollution. Starfish foundered 40 nautical miles (74 km) west of Mauritius and 60 nautical miles (110 km) north of Réunion on 8 April. All crew were rescued by a National Coast Guard of Mauritius patrol boat.[4]

10 April[edit]

11 April[edit]

17 April[edit]

June[edit]

7 June[edit]

July[edit]

7 July[edit]

20 July[edit]

August[edit]

3 August[edit]

Oceanos

11 August[edit]

September[edit]

10 September[edit]

October[edit]

28 October[edit]

November[edit]

5 November[edit]

  • SK Link One ( Sweden): The cargo ship suffered a fire in her engine room and was abandoned by her crew in the North Sea off the coast of Cleveland, United Kingdom. She exploded and sank on 10 November.[11]

7 November[edit]

11 November[edit]

14 November[edit]

16 November[edit]

17 November[edit]

20 November[edit]

21 November[edit]

December[edit]

6 December[edit]

15 December[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Continental Lotus". Cedre. Retrieved 6 May 2012. 
  2. ^ Pokrant, Marvin (1999). Desert Storm at Sea: What the Navy Really Did. Greenwood Publishing Group, p. 66. ISBN 0313310246
  3. ^ "SGO to Search for Unexploded Ordnance on Sunken Iraqi Oil Tanker". World Maritime News. Retrieved 13 March 2014. 
  4. ^ "Foundering of Starfish outside Port Louis, Maritius". Australian Transportation Safety Board. 1 November 1991. Retrieved 20 May 2012. 
  5. ^ "Loss of all hands on board Mineral Diamond". Australian Transportation Safety Board. 1 November 1991. Retrieved 20 May 2012. 
  6. ^ Hudson, Mike; Atkins, Philip (September 2007). "Locos lost at sea. The all-time definitive record". The Railway Magazine (IPC Media Ltd) 153 (1277): 14–19. ISSN 0033-8923. 
  7. ^ "Loss of Manila Transporter en route to Port Talbot, Wales". Australian Transportation Safety Board. 6 May 1992. Retrieved 20 May 2012. 
  8. ^ "Loss of Greek registered oil tanker Kirki en route to Kwinana". Australian Transportation Safety Board. 2 April 1992. Retrieved 20 May 2012. 
  9. ^ "Sinking of the bulk carrier Melete". 9 June 1992. Retrieved 20 May 2012. 
  10. ^ a b "Belgian Merchant P-Z". Belgische Koopvaardij. Retrieved 1 December 2010. 
  11. ^ Michael Horsnell. "Ship leave mile-long slick after blast" The Times (London). Monday, 11 November 1991. (64174), col C-E, p. 3.
  12. ^ "Belgian Merchant H-O". Belgische Koopvaardij. Retrieved 31 October 2010. 
  13. ^ Hooke, Norman (1997). Maritime casualties, 1963-1996. LLP. p. 203. ISBN 1-85978-110-1. 
  14. ^ Premijera hrvatskog minitorpeda by Stjepan Bernadić Kula (Croatian)
  15. ^ Bernardić, Stjepan (15 November 2004). "Admiral Letica je naredio: "Raspali!"" (in Croatian). Slobodna Dalmacija. Retrieved 6 May 2012. 
  16. ^ "M. V. Kilkenny". Irish ships. Retrieved 6 May 2012. 
  17. ^ Ivana Brailo (August 19, 2011). "Kako su talijanski švercerski brodovi u pravim rukama spasili Dubrovnik" [How did Italian smuggling boats end up in right hands to save Dubrovnik] (in Croatian). Portal Oko. Retrieved September 23, 2011. 

See also[edit]

Ship events in 1991
Ship launches: 1986 1987 1988 1989 1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996
Ship commissionings: 1986 1987 1988 1989 1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996
Ship decommissionings: 1986 1987 1988 1989 1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996
Shipwrecks: 1986 1987 1988 1989 1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996