List of shipwrecks in 2011
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The list of shipwrecks in 2011 includes all ships sunk, foundered, grounded, or otherwise lost during 2011.
- 1 January
- 2 February
- 3 March
- 4 April
- 5 May
- 6 June
- 7 July
- 8 August
- 9 September
- 10 October
- 11 November
- 12 December
- 13 Unknown date
- 14 References
- USS Kittiwake ( United States Navy): The Chanticleer-class submarine rescue vessel was scuttled off Seven Mile Beach, Grand Cayman as an artificial reef.
- INS Vindhyagiri ( Indian Navy): The Nilgiri-class frigate collided with the cargo ship Nordlake ( Cyprus) in Jawaharlal Nehru Port, Mumbai, on 30 January. The Vindhyagiri is towed into harbour where she sinks on 31 January.
- Grigoriy Petrovskiy ( Ukraine), a Ukrainian cargo ship, sinks in a storm after striking a pier in the Port of Poti, Poti, Georgia. Her crew of 11 are rescued.
- An unnamed junk ( Vietnam) sinks in Halong Bay with the loss of 12 lives. At least 15 are rescued.
- Fishing trawler Nieuwpoort 28 ( Netherlands) capsized off Dunkirk, France. Three lives were lost. She was recovered by parbuckling 5 March.
- Container ship Cosco Hong Kong ( United Kingdom) collided with FV Zhe Ling Yu Yun 135 ( China) 30 nautical miles (56 km) off the coast of China. Zhe Ling Yu Yun 135 sank with the loss of all eleven crew.
- An unknown number of vessels are washed ashore or sunk around the Pacific Rim following an earthquake and tsunami off the north east coast of Japan. Ship casualties include Myojinmaru 3 ( Japan), Asia Symphony ( Panama), Sho Yo ( Japan). and Kyotoku Maru No. 18 ( Japan).
- The Oliva ( Malta) runs aground near Nightingale Island, Tristan da Cunha, spilling her fuel and cargo of soya beans. The ship broke up the following day.
- USS Arthur W. Radford ( United States Navy): The Spruance-class destroyer was scuttled as an artificial reef off Delaware.
- An unnamed boat ( Libya) sank 59 kilometres (32 nmi) south of Lampedusa, Italy. killing asylum seekers from Libya. At least 20 were killed and 130 reported missing, 48 survivors were rescued by the Corpo delle Capitanerie di porto - Guardia costiera.
- An unnamed ferry ( Democratic Republic of the Congo) capsized and sank in Lake Kivu, near Minova. At least 38 people reported killed.
- Fishing Vessel Sandy Point ( United States) sank after colliding with the container ship Eurus London in the Gulfport Ship Channel. She was recovered by parbuckling in July 2011.
- Eight warships ( Libyan Navy): 2011 Libyan civil war: The ships were destroyed by NATO forces at the ports of Khoms, Sirte and Tripoli.
- The Erik, ( Mexico) a 115-foot (35 m) fishing boat carrying tourists, sinks after encountering bad weather in the Gulf of California some 60 nautical miles (110 km; 69 mi) from San Felipe, Baja California, Mexico. As of 4 July 2011, one fatality was reported and between five and eight passengers are missing. As of 20 July 2011, seven people are missing and one is confirmed dead.
- Bulgaria ( Russia): The passenger ship sinks in the Volga River with 208 people on board. 122 are killed.
- Phoenix ( Equatorial Guinea): The tanker ran aground near Durban, South Africa. Refloated on 2 September and scuttled on 6 September 43 nautical miles (80 km) off Durban.
- Karin Schepers ( Antigua and Barbuda): The cargo ship ran aground off the Trevean Cliff, Morvah Cornwall, United Kingdom. She refloated herself and continued her voyage from Cork, Ireland to Rotterdam.
- Rak ( Panama): The 225-metre (738 ft) vessel, carrying 60,000 tons of coal bound for Gurajat, India, sank off the Mumbai coast. The crew of 30 was rescued, but the authorities are concerned about possible environmental damage.
- Chiefton ( United Kingdom): The Girl-class tug was overrun by the crane barge Skyline Barge 19 ( Netherlands), which she was towing. She capsized and sank in the River Thames at Convoys Wharf, Deptford with the loss of one of her three crew. Chiefton was refloated on 18 August. She was subsequently declared a constructive total loss and scrapped at Chatham, Kent.
- Mungo ( Bahamas): The coaster ran aground at Littlehampton Harbour, West Sussex, United Kingdom, following failure of her steering gear. Refloated the next day.
- Spice Islander I ( Tanzania): The ferry sank between Zanzibar and Pemba Island with over 3,500 people on board, of whom about 260 were rescued. 240 people are confirmed to have been killed, 2,900 in total were missing or dead.
- MV Canadian Miner ( Canada): The bulk carrier ran aground on Scatarie Island, Nova Scotia after losing the tow from Hellas ( Greece) in a storm whilst being towed to Turkey for scrapping.
- Rena ( Liberia): The container ship ran aground on the Astrolabe Reef in the Bay of Plenty, North Island, New Zealand ( ). The ship broke in two in a storm on 8 January 2012, with the stern section reported to have sunk on 10 January.
- Helle Saj ( Denmark): The dredger collided with Tonne ( Denmark) at Thorsminde and sank. The wreck was removed in April 2012.
- Swanland ( Cook Islands): The cargo ship foundered in the Irish Sea. Two of her eight crew were rescued and one was found dead, with five missing as of 28 November 2011.
- Florece ( Dominican Republic): The cargo ship collided in the Bay of Biscay with Afrodite ( Bahamas) and sank. All seven crew were rescued.
- TK Bremen ( Malta): The cargo ship was driven ashore at Erdeven, Morbihan, France. She was later scrapped in situ.
- Kolskaya ( Russia): The oil platform capsized and sank in the Sea of Okhotsk with the loss of 53 of her 67 crew.
- Huong Dien 09 ( Vietnam): The collier capsized and sank in the South China Sea off Co To Island.
- Kijang III ( Indonesia): The tug sank at Bukit Panglong, Bintan Island with the loss of two of her five crew.
- Vinalines Queen ( Vietnam): Bulk carrier carrying nickel ore sank near Luzon with the loss of 22 of her 23 crew.
- Dogu Haslaman ( Turkey): The cargo ship sank in the Aegean Sea 25 nautical miles (46 km) off Çeşme with the loss of two of her thirteen crew. Survivors were rescued by Pirireis ( Turkey).
- Bien Nam ( Vietnam): The cargo ship was reported missing on 12 May whilst on a voyage from Tuticorin, India to Padang, Indonesia.
- "U.S. Coast Guard crews rescue two mariners after vessel sinks near Point Judith Harbor". Office of Public Affairs, U.S. Coast Guard. 3 January 2011. Retrieved 4 January 2011.
- "Indian warship sunk during 'day at sea' for military families". CNN. 1 February 2011. Retrieved 2 February 2011.
- "Ukrainian ship sinks in Poti, all crew members rescued". Kyiv Post. 7 February 2011. Retrieved 7 February 2011.
- "Vietnam tourist boat sinking kills 12 in Halong Bay". BBC News Online. 17 February 2011. Retrieved 17 February 2011.
- Maritime Journal. "‘Cormorant’ salvages trawler off Dunkirk". Mercator Media Ltd. Retrieved 27 September 2013.
- "Current Investigations". Marine Accidents Investigation Branch. Retrieved 7 April 2011.
- "Japan earthquake: 30 pictures of boats and ships swept ashore by the tsunami - Image 1 of 30". London: Telegraph Group. 18 March 2011. Retrieved 28 March 2011.
- "Japan earthquake: 30 pictures of boats and ships swept ashore by the tsunami - Image 27 of 30". London: Telegraph Group. 18 March 2011. Retrieved 28 March 2011.
- "Japan earthquake: 30 pictures of boats and ships swept ashore by the tsunami - Image 30 of 30". London: Telegraph Group. 18 March 2011. Retrieved 28 March 2011.
- Winfield-Hayes, Rupert (13 August 2013). "Japanese town to scrap marooned 'tsunami boat'". BBC News Online. Retrieved 14 August 2013.
- Ariosto, David (3 April 2011). "Penguin rescue operation under way after south Atlantic oil spill". CNN. Retrieved 3 April 2011.
- "MS Oliva". tristandc.com. Retrieved 10 April 2011.
- "Panamanian-flagged ship with Cuban crew sinks". Cuba Standard. 28 March 2011. Retrieved 5 April 2011.
- "DR Congo ferry capsizes on Lake Kivu, killing dozens". BBC News Online. 25 April. Retrieved 27 April.
- Inland Salvage Inc. "Inland Salvage Inc. Completes Wreck Removal Operations of the F/V "Sandy Point" Clearing the Gulfport Ship Channel.". PR Newswire Association LLC. Retrieved 28 September 2013.
- "NATO destroys 8 Libyan warships". CNN. 20 May 2011. Retrieved 20 May 2011.
- Watkins, Tom (4 July 2011). "American dead, several missing after boat capsizes off Baja California". CNN. Retrieved 4 July 2011.
- Find Our Fathers | News | News and Updates:
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- "MT Phoenix successfully sunk". SABC News. 6 September 2011. Retrieved 20 August 2012.
- "Ship runs aground near Cornwall's Pendeen lighthouse". BBC News Online. 3 August 2011. Retrieved 3 August 2011.
- Toby Meyjes. Crew warned before big ship ran aground. The Cornishman 11 August 2011.
- "Report on the investigation of the grounding of Karin Schepers at Pendeen, Cornwall, UK on 3 August 2011". MAIB. Retrieved 17 May 2012.
- Cargo sinks off Mumbai coast, 30 crew rescued. Tugs, Towing & Offshore Newspatter, 7 August 2011.
- "Man missing as tug boat capsizes in Thames at Deptford". BBC News Online. 12 August 2011. Retrieved 12 August 2011.
- "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.
- "Ship runs aground at Littlehampton Harbour entrance". BBC News Online. 17 August 2011. Retrieved 19 August 2011.
- "Cargo ship stranded in Littlehampton Harbour refloated". BBC News Online. 18 August 2011. Retrieved 19 August 2011.
- "'Hundreds missing' in Zanzibar ferry disaster". BBC News Online. 10 September 2011. Retrieved 10 September 2011.
- Confirmed: 2,900 people died in Zanzibar`s ferry tragedy IPP Media 16 October 2011
- "Tugboat detained after ship grounded off Cape Breton". CBC. 7 October 2011. Retrieved 12 January 2012.
- "Ship stranded off Cape Breton won't be moved until spring". CTV. 13 October 2011. Retrieved 12 January 2012.
- "Red Sea ferry sinks, all passengers saved". Yahoo. 3 November 2011. Retrieved 4 November 2011.
- "Koole Maritiem Removes Sunken Dredger from Harbour of Thorsminde, Denmark". World Maritime News. 9 May 2012. Retrieved 20 March 2013.
- "Search for crew of sunken Swanland to resume". BBC News Online. 28 November 2011. Retrieved 28 November 2011.
- "Superferry 1 runs aground off Coron, Palawan; 618 passengers safe". Balita. 5 December 2011. Retrieved 12 January 2012.
- "Two merchant vessels collide in Bay of Biscay". BBC News Online. 9 December 2011. Retrieved 10 December 2011.
- "TK Bremen Cargo Ship Leaks Fuel Off French Coast". The Huffington Post. 12 December 2011. Retrieved 13 July 2012.
- "Salvaging the TK Bremen". The Atlantic. 24 January 2012. Retrieved 13 July 2012.
- "Coal Ship Sank Off Co To Island, Vietnam". World Maritime News. 20 December 2011. Retrieved 12 January 2011.
- "Tugboat Sinks in Bintan, Two Missing". The Indonesian Today. 26 December 2011. Retrieved 12 January 2012.
- "TURKISH SHIP DOGU HASLAMAN SINKING 2 DEAD". Seanews. 27 December 2011. Retrieved 12 January 2012.
- "MV Bien Nam (2011)". Wrecksite. Retrieved 31 October 2011.
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