List of shipwrecks in December 1940

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The list of shipwrecks in December 1940 includes all ships sunk, foundered, grounded, or otherwise lost during December 1940. Most of the ships listed here were lost in connection with World War II.


December 1940
Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
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2 3 4 5 6 7 8
9 10 11 12 13 14 15
16 17 18 19 20 21 22
23 24 25 26 27 28 29
30 31 Unknown date

1 December[edit]

For the sinking of Port Wellington on this day, see the entry for 30 November 1940

2 December[edit]

3 December[edit]

4 December[edit]

5 December[edit]

6 December[edit]

7 December[edit]

8 December[edit]

9 December[edit]

10 December[edit]

11 December[edit]

12 December[edit]

13 December[edit]

14 December[edit]

15 December[edit]

16 December[edit]

17 December[edit]

18 December[edit]

19 December[edit]

For the scuttling of the Greek cargo ship Eugenia Cambasis on this day, see the entry for 28 November 1940.

20 December[edit]

21 December[edit]

Innisfallen

22 December[edit]

23 December[edit]

24 December[edit]

25 December[edit]

26 December[edit]

27 December[edit]

28 December[edit]

29 December[edit]

30 December[edit]

31 December[edit]

Unknown date[edit]

References[edit]

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  53. ^ "HMT Cortina (FY1621) (+1940)". Wrecksite. Retrieved 7 November 2011. 
  54. ^ "HMS Lormont (+1940)". Wrecksite. Retrieved 10 November 2011. 
  55. ^ "SS Farmsum (+1940)". Wrecksite. Retrieved 8 November 2011. 
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  60. ^ "SS Adalia (probably) (+1940)". Wrecksite. Retrieved 3 November 2011. 
  61. ^ "SS Anthea (+1940)". Wrecksite. Retrieved 3 November 2011. 
  62. ^ "SS Ashcrest (+1940)". Wrecksite. Retrieved 3 November 2011. 
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  68. ^ "SS Komata (+1940)". Wrecksite. Retrieved 9 November 2011. 
  69. ^ "Penang (+1940)". Wrecksite. Retrieved 12 November 2011. 
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  71. ^ "MV Triadic (+1940)". Wrecksite. Retrieved 14 November 2011. 
  72. ^ "MV Triaster (+1940)". Wrecksite. Retrieved 14 November 2011. 
  73. ^ "HMS Royal Scot (+1940)". Wrecksite. Retrieved 13 November 2011. 
  74. ^ "SS Aghia Eirini (+1940)". Wrecksite. Retrieved 3 November 2011. 
  75. ^ "SS Marangona (+1940)". Wrecksite. Retrieved 10 November 2011. 
  76. ^ "MV Marburg (+1940)". Wrecksite. Retrieved 10 November 2011. 
  77. ^ "SS Thor (+1940)". Wrecksite. Retrieved 14 November 2011. 
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  84. ^ "FV Margrethe (+1940)". Wrecksite. Retrieved 10 November 2011. 
  85. ^ "Stureholm (+1940)". Wrecksite. Retrieved 14 November 2011. 
  86. ^ "SS Schwalbe (II) (+1940)". Wrecksite. Retrieved 14 November 2011. 
  87. ^ "SS Euphorbia (+1940)". Wrecksite. Retrieved 8 November 2011. 
  88. ^ "SS Kyleglen (+1940)". Wrecksite. Retrieved 9 November 2011. 
  89. ^ "MV Western Prince (+1940)". Wrecksite. Retrieved 25 October 2011. 
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  93. ^ "SS Bonzo (+1940)". Wrecksite. Retrieved 3 November 2011. 
  94. ^ "San Carlos (+1940)". Wrecksite. Retrieved 14 November 2011. 
  95. ^ "SS Aquiety (+1940)". Wrecksite. Retrieved 3 November 2011. 
  96. ^ "SS Belvedere (Stern section) (+1940)". Wrecksite. Retrieved 3 November 2011. 
  97. ^ "SS Beneficient (+1940)". Wrecksite. Retrieved 3 November 2011. 
  98. ^ "HMS Carry Onm (+1940)". Wrecksite. Retrieved 7 November 2011. 
  99. ^ "SS Inver (+1940)". Wrecksite. Retrieved 9 November 2011. 
  100. ^ "SS Malrix (+1940)". Wrecksite. Retrieved 10 November 2011. 
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  102. ^ "MV Salvador (+1940)". Wrecksite. Retrieved 14 November 2011. 
  103. ^ "HMT Thomas Connolly (+1940)". Wrecksite. Retrieved 14 November 2011. 
  104. ^ "MV Ability (+1940)". Wrecksite. Retrieved 3 November 2011. 
  105. ^ "SS anastassia (+1940)". Wrecksite. Retrieved 3 November 2011. 
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  107. ^ "SS Napier Star (+1940)". Wrecksite. Retrieved 11 November 2011. 
  108. ^ "RFA Osage ? (+1940)". Wrecksite. Retrieved 11 November 2011. 
  109. ^ "HMT Refundo (+1940)". Wrecksite. Retrieved 13 November 2011. 
  110. ^ "V-403 (Deutschland) (+1940)". Wrecksite. Retrieved 15 November 2011. 
  111. ^ "SS Amicus (+1940)". Wrecksite. Retrieved 3 November 2011. 
  112. ^ "MV Arinia (+1940)". Wrecksite. Retrieved 3 November 2011. 
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  114. ^ "SS Jacob Maersk (+1940)". Wrecksite. Retrieved 9 November 2011. 
  115. ^ "HMT Proficient (+1940)". Wrecksite. Retrieved 13 November 2011. 
  116. ^ "Rhône". Uboat. Retrieved 12 February 2012. 
  117. ^ "Sfax (Q 182)". Uboat. Retrieved 12 February 2012. 
  118. ^ "SS Carlton (+1940)". Wrecksite. Retrieved 7 November 2011. 
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  121. ^ "SS Charles Pratt (+1940)". Wrecksite. Retrieved 25 October 2011. 
  122. ^ "SS Mangen (+1940)". Wrecksite. Retrieved 10 November 2011. 
  123. ^ a b "SS Norge (+1940)". Wrecksite. Retrieved 11 November 2011. 
  124. ^ "River Thames (+1940)". Wrecksite. Retrieved 13 November 2011. 
  125. ^ "HMS Sun Ix (+1940)". Wrecksite. Retrieved 14 November 2011. 
  126. ^ "SS Anthippi N. Michalos (+1940)". Wrecksite. Retrieved 3 November 2011. 
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  128. ^ "SS Poolgarth (+1940)". Wrecksite. Retrieved 13 November 2011. 
  129. ^ "SS Pelton (+1940)". Wrecksite. Retrieved 12 November 2011. 
  130. ^ "SS Stad Maastricht (+1940)". Wrecksite. Retrieved 14 November 2011. 
  131. ^ "MV Ystroom (+1940)". Wrecksite. Retrieved 15 November 2011. 
  132. ^ "HMS Mercury (+1940)". Wrecksite. Retrieved 10 November 2011. 
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  136. ^ "MV Waiotira (+1940)". Wrecksite. Retrieved 15 November 2011. 
  137. ^ "SS Araby (+1940)". Wrecksite. Retrieved 3 November 2011. 
  138. ^ "SS Ardabhan (+1940)". Wrecksite. Retrieved 3 November 2011. 
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  140. ^ "SS Kinnaird Head (+1940)". Wrecksite. Retrieved 9 November 2011. 
  141. ^ "D/S Risanger". Warsailors. Retrieved 7 February 2012. 
  142. ^ "SS Adriana (+1940)". Wrecksite. Retrieved 3 November 2011. 
  143. ^ "SS PLM-23 (+1940)". Wrecksite. Retrieved 12 November 2011. 
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  146. ^ "HMT Bandolero (FY-188) (+1940)". Wrecksite. Retrieved 3 November 2011. 
  147. ^ "SS Baron Ardrossan (+1940)". Wrecksite. Retrieved 3 November 2011. 
  148. ^ a b "SS Bodnant (+1940)". Wrecksite. Retrieved 3 November 2011. 
  149. ^ a b "SS City of Bedford (+1940)". Wrecksite. Retrieved 3 November 2011. 
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  151. ^ "SS Calcium (+1940)". Wrecksite. Retrieved 7 November 2011. 
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  153. ^ "SS St. Fergus (+1940)". Wrecksite. Retrieved 14 November 2011. 
  154. ^ "MV Valparaiso (+1940)". Wrecksite. Retrieved 15 November 2011. 
  155. ^ "Rita (+1940)". Wrecksite. Retrieved 13 November 2011. 
Ship events in 1940
Ship launches: 1935 1936 1937 1938 1939 1940 1941 1942 1943 1944 1945
Ship commissionings: 1935 1936 1937 1938 1939 1940 1941 1942 1943 1944 1945
Ship decommissionings: 1935 1936 1937 1938 1939 1940 1941 1942 1943 1944 1945
Shipwrecks: 1935 1936 1937 1938 1939 1940 1941 1942 1943 1944 1945