List of shipwrecks in 1994
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The list of shipwrecks in 1994 includes all ships sunk, foundered, grounded, or otherwise lost during 1994.
- 1 January
- 2 February
- 3 March
- 4 April
- 5 September
- 6 October
- 7 November
- 8 December
- 9 References
- Arctic Reefer ( Cyprus): The cargo ship sank in the Pacific Ocean 310 nautical miles (570 km) south of Shikoku, Japan with the loss of seventeen of her 29 crew.
- Marika 7 ( Liberia): The ore carrier sank in the Atlantic Ocean. There were 36 crew on board.
- American Star ( Greece): The cruise ship ran aground at Fuerteventura, Canary Islands, Spain after her tow parted in a storm. She broke in two after two days and was declared a total loss in July 1994. The stern section sank in 1996, the bow section in April 2007.
- Christinaki ( Malta): The bulk carrier sank in the Atlantic Ocean 240 nautical miles (440 km) south west of Ireland with the loss of all 27 crew.
- Boa Force ( Norway): The anchor handling tug supply vessel struck a wellhead and sank off Thevenard Island, Western Australia. All eleven crew were resched. Boa Force was raised on 6 April and subsequently scuttled in deep water.
- Sally Albatros ( Finland): The cruise ship ran aground at Porkkala. All 1,258 people on board were rescued by helicopters and Finnish Coast Guard vessels. She was refloated on 16 April. Later repaired and returned to service.
- Melisa ( Indonesia): The cargo ship capsized and sank at Surabaya. The wreck was scrapped in June 1994.
- Nassia ( Cyprus): The tanker collided with Ship Broker ( Cyprus) in the Bosphorus Strait. Both ships caught fire, Nassia was beached with the loss of a crew member.
- Pallas Athena ( Greece): The cruise ship caught fire and sank at the Port of Piraeus. The wreck was scrapped in 1995.
- Provincial Trader ( Australia), The prawn trawler, a former tug, capsized and sank at Eden, New South Wales. All crew were rescued by Rubicon ( Australia).
- Iron Antonis ( Greece): The ore carrier sank in the Atlantic Ocean 1,700 nautical miles (3,100 km) west of Cape Town, South Africa with the loss of all 24 crew.
- Estonia ( Estonia): The ferry sank in the Baltic Sea ( ) due to the loss of her bow doors in a storm. Of the 1002 people onboard according to the ferry's operator, 137 survived, 95 dead where found and 770 are still missing.
- HSC Condor II ( Australia): The catamaran ferry ran aground in the Derwent River at Hobart, Tasmania during trials. Damage was put at A$4,000,000 (then £2,700,000).
- Trade Daring ( Liberia): The ore-bulk-oil carrier broke in two during loading at Ponta da Madeira, Brazil. The wreck was later removed and scuttled offhore.
- Achille Lauro ( Italy): The cruise ship caught fire in the Indian Ocean off Somalia. She was abandoned and subsequently sank on 2 December.
- Murmansk ( Russian Navy). The Sverdlov-class cruiser ran aground and was wrecked off Sørvær, Finnmark, Norway whilst under tow to be scrapped in India.
- "Search for crews as ships sink" The Times (London). Monday, 3 January 1994. (64842), col E, p. 9.
- Bill Frost. "Liferaft found as 27 feared dead" The Times (London). Friday, 4 February 1994. (64780), col D-G, p. 1.
- "Navigation Act 1912. Navigation (Marine Casualty) Regulations investigation into the sinking of the off-shore supply vessel BOA FORCE on Saladin No.3 wellhead off Thevenard Island, Western Australia on 24 February 1994.". Australian Transportation Safety Board. 1 September 1994. Retrieved 21 May 1994.
- "Hundreds saved from holed liner" The Times (London). Saturday, 5 March 1994. (64894), col A-B, p. 13.
- "Belgian Merchant P-Z". Belgische Koopvaardij. Retrieved 1 December 2010.
- "Bosphorus blaze kills crewman" The Times (London). Monday, 14 March 1994. (64901), col E, p. 10.
- Othfors, Daniel. "Flandre (II)/Carla C/Carla Costa/Pallas Athena". The Great Ocean Liners. Retrieved 15 January 2012.
- "Capsize of Provincial Trader while in tow". Australian Transportation Safety Board. 20 June 1995. Retrieved 21 May 2012.
- "Crew of ship still missing" The Times (London). Tuesday, 6 September 1994. (65052), col H, p. 16.
- "Express ferry runs aground during trials" The Times (London). Tuesday, 11 October 1994. (65082), col A-F, p. 13.
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