List of shipwrecks in 2004
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The list of shipwrecks in 2004 includes some of the ships sunk, foundered, grounded, or otherwise lost during 2004.
- 1 January
- 2 February
- 3 March
- 4 May
- 5 September
- 6 October
- 7 December
- 8 References
- Bugaled Breizh ( France): The trawler capsized and sank 15 nautical miles (28 km) southwest of Lizard Point, Cornwall, United Kingdom. All five crew were killed. The wreck was later raised for investigation.
- Rocknes ( Antigua and Barbuda): The bulk carrier capsized at Bergen, Hordaland, Norway with the loss of eighteen of her thirty-one crew.
- Two unnamed ferries ( Bangladesh): The ferries collided in heavy fog on the River Arial Khan, near the town of Barisal, Bangladesh.
- Strontsiy ( Russia): Loaded with 3,928 tons of scrap metal, the ship broke her anchorage in the Bosphorus Strait and was thrown on the shore. The vessel suffered considerable structural damage, including breaking her back, and was declared a constructive total loss.
- Hera ( Cambodia): Loaded with 11,741 tons of coal, she sank in the Black Sea around 8 miles (13 km) from the entrance of the Bosphorus. All of her nineteen crew was lost.
- Herakles and Bulk ( Finland): The integrated tug barge ran aground and sank off the Grundkallen lighthouse, Sweden
- CSK Tribute ( Singapore): The bulk carrier suffered a hull fracture off Mozambique. She was towed into Nacala by Nikolai Chiker ( Russia) for examination.
- HMS Scylla ( Royal Navy): Deliberately sunk to form an artificial reef for diving in Whitsand Bay, Cornwall.
- Hyundai No.105 ( South Korea): The car carrier collided with Kamisan ( Panama) off Singapore and sank.
- Lighting Sun ( Bangladesh): The ferry capsized during a tropical storm on the Meghna river near Chandpur. Two unnamed ferries sank 15.5 miles (24.9 km) north-west of Dhaka in Manikganj District.
- USS Inchon ( United States Navy): The Iwo Jima-class amphibious assault ship was sunk in the Atlantic Ocean east of Virginia as a target.
- Delta I ( Panama): The tanker collided with APL Pusan ( Singapore) in the Arabian Sea off the west coast of India and broke in two. She was declared a total loss and towed to Sachana, India, for scrapping.
- Mirabella V ( United Kingdom): The super yacht ran aground at Villefranche-sur-Mer, Alpes-Maritimes, France. She was later repaired and returned to service.
- HMCS Chicoutimi ( Canada): The long-range hunter-killer submarine was involved in a partial flooding incident which resulted in a fire at sea, whilst she was en route from UK to Canada. 2,000 litres of seawater had entered the submarine and caused an electrical panel to short out, which in turn started a major fire and caused all power to cut out, leaving the submarine adrift in heavy seas 100 nautical miles (190 km) north-west of County Mayo, Ireland. Nine crewmembers were affected by smoke inhalation and the ship was left drifting without power in heavy seas. By the evening of 7 October, the weather had abated, and the Chicoutimi was towed to Faslane Naval Base in Scotland. One crew member died of his injuries.
- BBC China ( Antigua and Barbuda): The 5,548 grt freighter ran aground near Port Grosvenor in South Africa.
- Selendang Ayu ( Malaysia): The tanker ran aground on Unalaska Island, United States and broke in two.
- Charles Bremner. "Hopes fade for 15 lost in capsized ship" The Times (London). Wednesday, 21 January 2004. (67977), col D-H, p. 11.
- "Rocknes Monster". Cargolaw. Retrieved 10 May 2012.
- "Many die as Uganda boat capsizes". BBC. Retrieved 26 March 2014.
- "Bangladesh ferry crash kills many". BBC. Retrieved 19 May 2014.
- STRONTSIY - IMO 8852801. ShipSpotting.com. Retrieved on 2013-04-06.
- . orms-today.org. Retrieved on October 2008.
- "Belgian Merchant H-O". Belgische Koopvaardij. Retrieved 31 October 2010.
- "Work starts on clearing Scylla wreck net". BBC. Retrieved 13 January 2012.
- "Hyundai No. 105 (8517956)". Equasis. French Ministry for Transport. http://www.equasis.org/EquasisWeb/restricted/ShipList?fs=ShipSearch&P_PAGE=1&P_IMO=8517956. Retrieved 2011-04-10.(registration required)
- Ship carrying 4,190 cars sinks off Singapore. World Environment News, 24 May 2004.
- "Ferry sinks in Bangladesh storm". BBC. Retrieved 19 May 2014.
- "TEBOSTAR" (in Finnish). Äänimeri. Retrieved 21 June 2011.
- Michael Horsnell. "World-record super yacht is on the rocks" The Times (London). Saturday, 18 September 2004. (68184), col C-H, p. 13.
- "BBC China aground". Retrieved 23 September 2013.
- "Report on the investigation of the collision, capsize and foundering of the tug Chiefton with the loss of one crewmember at Greenwich Reach, River Thames on 12 August 2011". Marine Accident Investigation Branch. Retrieved 23 May 2012.
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