List of shipwrecks in June 1940

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

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For the scuttling of HMS Mashobra on this day, see the entry for 25 May 1940.
For the scuttling of RFA Oleander on this day, see the entry for 26 May 1940.

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Uebi Scebeli

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  3. ^ "SS Astronomer (+1940)". Wrecksite. Retrieved 2 November 2011. 
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  5. ^ "PSS Brighton Queen (+1940)". Wrecksite. Retrieved 24 October 2011. 
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  7. ^ "Hertha Johanne (+1940)". Wrecksite. Retrieved 9 November 2011. 
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  17. ^ "FV St. Achilleus (+1940)". Wrecksite. Retrieved 14 November 2011. 
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  19. ^ "HMT Stella Dorado (+1940)". Wrecksite. Retrieved 24 October 2011. 
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  22. ^ "SS Chella (+1940)". Wrecksite. Retrieved 4 November 2011. 
  23. ^ "SS Florida (+1940)". Wrecksite. Retrieved 8 November 2011. 
  24. ^ "FV Greynight (+1940)". Wrecksite. Retrieved 8 November 2011. 
  25. ^ "SS Paris (+1940)". Wrecksite. Retrieved 12 November 2011. 
  26. ^ "SS Polycarp (+1940)". Wrecksite. Retrieved 12 November 2011. 
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  32. ^ "FV Ocean Lassie (+1940)". Wrecksite. Retrieved 11 November 2011. 
  33. ^ "SS Snabb (+1940)". Wrecksite. Retrieved 14 November 2011. 
  34. ^ "SS Westcove (+1940)". Wrecksite. Retrieved 15 November 2011. 
  35. ^ "SS Moyle (+1940)". Wrecksite. Retrieved 11 November 2011. 
  36. ^ "Pacifico (+1940)" (in English and French). Wrecksite. Retrieved 12 November 2011. 
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  39. ^ "FV Lapwing (GY24) ? (+1940)". Wrecksite. Retrieved 10 November 2011. 
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  52. ^ "SS Angiulin (+1940)". Wrecksite. Retrieved 2 November 2011. 
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  61. ^ "SS Kaupo (+1940)". Wrecksite. Retrieved 9 November 2011. 
  62. ^ "SS River Tyne (+1940)". Wrecksite. Retrieved 13 November 2011. 
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  68. ^ "SS General Metzinger (+1940)". Wrecksite. Retrieved 8 November 2011. 
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  70. ^ "SS Mount Hymettus (+1940)". Wrecksite. Retrieved 24 October 2011. 
  71. ^ "Mount Hymettus". Uboat. Retrieved 21 February 2012. 
  72. ^ "SS Niobe (+1940)". Wrecksite. Retrieved 11 November 2011. 
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  76. ^ "SS Syrie (+1940)". Wrecksite. Retrieved 14 November 2011. 
  77. ^ "SS Violando N. Goulandris (+1940)". Wrecksite. Retrieved 15 November 2011. 
  78. ^ "Violando N. Goulandris". Uboat. Retrieved 14 February 2012. 
  79. ^ "SS Barbara Marie (+1940)". Wrecksite. Retrieved 3 November 2011. 
  80. ^ "SS Baron Saltoun (+1940)". Wrecksite. Retrieved 3 November 2011. 
  81. ^ "SS Cerons (+1940)". Wrecksite. Retrieved 4 November 2011. 
  82. ^ "Earlspark". Uboat. Retrieved 21 February 2012. 
  83. ^ "SS Himalaya (+1940)". Wrecksite. Retrieved 9 November 2011. 
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  85. ^ "MV Orkanger (+1940)". Wrecksite. Retrieved 11 November 2011. 
  86. ^ "MV Prinses Juliana (+1940)". Wrecksite. Retrieved 13 November 2011. 
  87. ^ "HMT Sisapon (+1940)". Wrecksite. Retrieved 14 November 2011. 
  88. ^ "Willowbank". Uboat. Retrieved 14 February 2012. 
  89. ^ "MV Abel Tasman (+1940)". Wrecksite. Retrieved 2 November 2011. 
  90. ^ "SS British Inventor (+1940)". Wrecksite. Retrieved 3 November 2011. 
  91. ^ "SS British Petrol (+1940)". Wrecksite. Retrieved 3 November 2011. 
  92. ^ "MV Caroline Susan (+1940)". Wrecksite. Retrieved 4 November 2011. 
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  94. ^ "HMS Ocean Sunlight (+1940)". Wrecksite. Retrieved 24 October 2011. 
  95. ^ "HMS Scotstoun". Uboat. Retrieved 4 February 2012. 
  96. ^ "Balmoralwood". Uboat. Retrieved 14 February 2012. 
  97. ^ "SS Martis (+1940)". Wrecksite. Retrieved 10 November 2011. 
  98. ^ "SS Mount Myrto (+1940)". Wrecksite. Retrieved 11 November 2011. 
  99. ^ "HMT Myrtle (+1940)". Wrecksite. Retrieved 24 October 2011. 
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  101. ^ "SS Erik Boye (+1940)". Wrecksite. Retrieved 8 November 2011. 
  102. ^ "M/S Italia". Warsailors. Retrieved 24 January 2011. 
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  104. ^ "Morse (+1940)". Wrecksite. Retrieved 11 November 2011. 
  105. ^ "La Coubre (+1940)" (in English and French). Wrecksite. Retrieved 10 November 2011. 
  106. ^ "M/T James Stove". Warsailors. Retrieved 24 January 2011. 
  107. ^ "Blue Star Liner Sunk" The Times (London). Tuesday, 25 June 1940. (48641), col D, p. 5.
  108. ^ "MV Wellington Star (+1940)". Wrecksite. Retrieved 24 October 2011. 
  109. ^ "Wellington Star". Uboat. Retrieved 21 February 2012. 
  110. ^ "Big French Liner Sunk By German Mine" The Times (London). Thursday, 4 July 1940. (48659*), col B, p. 4.
  111. ^ "Elpis". Uboat. Retrieved 14 February 2012. 
  112. ^ "D/S Komet". Warsailors. Retrieved 25 January 2012. 
  113. ^ "SS Teiresias (+1940)". Wrecksite. Retrieved 14 November 2011. 
  114. ^ "SS Altair (+1940)". Wrecksite. Retrieved 2 November 2011. 
  115. ^ "Altair". Uboat. Retrieved 7 February 2012. 
  116. ^ "SS Niagara (+1940)". Wrecksite. Retrieved 11 November 2011. 
  117. ^ "Nuevo Ons". Uboat. Retrieved 7 February 2012. 
  118. ^ "SS Salvora (+1940)". Wrecksite. Retrieved 14 November 2011. 
  119. ^ "Sálvora". Uboat. Retrieved 7 February 2012. 
  120. ^ "SS Sarmatia (+1940)". Wrecksite. Retrieved 14 November 2011. 
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  124. ^ "SS Baron Loundoun (+1940)". Wrecksite. Retrieved 3 November 2011. 
  125. ^ "Baron Loudon". Uboat. Retrieved 14 February 2012. 
  126. ^ "SS British Monarch (+1940)". Wrecksite. Retrieved 3 November 2011. 
  127. ^ "British Monarch". Uboat. Retrieved 14 February 2012. 
  128. ^ "SS Brumaire (+1940)". Wrecksite. Retrieved 3 November 2011. 
  129. ^ "Brumaire". Uboat. Retrieved 4 February 2012. 
  130. ^ "SS Labud (+1940)". Wrecksite. Retrieved 10 November 2011. 
  131. ^ "FV Tanche (La) (+1940)". Wrecksite. Retrieved 14 November 2011. 
  132. ^ "SS Mexique (+1940)". Wrecksite. Retrieved 11 November 2011. 
  133. ^ "SS Roseburn (+1940)". Wrecksite. Retrieved 13 November 2011. 
  134. ^ "SS The Monarch (+1940)". Wrecksite. Retrieved 14 November 2011. 
  135. ^ "MV Tudor (+1940)". Wrecksite. Retrieved 14 November 2011. 
  136. ^ "Ville de Namur". Uboat. Retrieved 14 February 2012. 
  137. ^ "SS Foucauld (+1940)". Wrecksite. Retrieved 8 November 2011. 
  138. ^ "SS Francois Foucault (+1940)". Wrecksite. Retrieved 8 November 2011. 
  139. ^ "SS James McGee (+1940)". Wrecksite. Retrieved 9 November 2011. 
  140. ^ "MV Moordrecht (+1940)". wrecksite. Retrieved 11 November 2011. 
  141. ^ "Moordrecht". Uboat. Retrieved 14 February 2012. 
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  143. ^ "SS Otterpool (+1940)". Wrecksite. Retrieved 11 November 2011. 
  144. ^ "SS Tilia Gorthon (+1940)". Wrecksite. Retrieved 14 November 2011. 
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  146. ^ "SS Berenice (+1940)". Wrecksite. Retrieved 3 November 2011. 
  147. ^ "Berenice". Uboat. Retrieved 15 February 2012. 
  148. ^ "SS Biscarosse (+1940)". Wrecksite. Retrieved 3 November 2011. 
  149. ^ "SS Cape Howe (+1940)". Wrecksite. Retrieved 4 November 2011. 
  150. ^ "HMS Charde (+1940)". Wrecksite. Retrieved 4 November 2011. 
  151. ^ "SS Hilda (+1940)". Wrecksite. Retrieved 9 November 2011. 
  152. ^ "Hilda". Uboat. Retrieved 14 February 2012. 
  153. ^ "Luxembourg". Uboat. Retrieved 13 February 2012. 
  154. ^ "SS Mecanicien Principal Carvin (+1940)". Wrecksite. Retrieved 10 November 2011. 
  155. ^ "S-32 (+1940)". Wrecksite. Retrieved 14 November 2011. 
  156. ^ "San Fernando". Uboat. Retrieved 14 February 2012. 
  157. ^ "SS Yarraville (+1940)". Wrecksite. Retrieved 15 November 2011. 
  158. ^ "Naval Yacht Sunk" The Times (London). Tuesday, 25 June 1940. (48651), col G, p. 6.
  159. ^ "MV Campeador V (+1940)". Wrecksite. Retrieved 24 October 2011. 
  160. ^ "D/S Crux". Warsailors. Retrieved 12 January 2012. 
  161. ^ "SS Monique (+1940)". Wrecksite. Retrieved 11 November 2011. 
  162. ^ "SS Neion (+1940)". Wrecksite. Retrieved 11 November 2011. 
  163. ^ "MV Randsfjord (+1940)". Wrecksite. Retrieved 13 November 2011. 
  164. ^ "D/S Randsfjord". Warsailors. Retrieved 7 February 2012. 
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  166. ^ "HMS Coringa". Uboat. Retrieved 24 June 2014. 
  167. ^ "MV Kufra (+1940)". Wrecksite. Retrieved 9 November 2011. 
  168. ^ "SS Albuera (+1940)". Wrecksite. Retrieved 2 November 2011. 
  169. ^ "SS Cathrine (+1940)". Wrecksite. Retrieved 4 November 2011. 
  170. ^ "MV Gamma (+1940)". Wrecksite. Retrieved 8 November 2011. 
  171. ^ "MV Kingfisher (+1940)". Wrecksite. Retrieved 9 November 2011. 
  172. ^ "SS Saranac (+1940)". Wrecksite. Retrieved 14 November 2011. 
  173. ^ "V-1107 (Portland) (+1940)". Wrecksite. Retrieved 15 November 2011. 
  174. ^ "SS Windsorwood (+1940)". Wrecksite. Retrieved 15 November 2011. 
  175. ^ "Windsorwood". Uboat. Retrieved 14 February 2012. 
  176. ^ "SS Alessandro Podesta (+1940)". Wrecksite. Retrieved 2 November 2011. 
  177. ^ a b "SS Castleton (+1940)". Wrecksite. Retrieved 4 November 2011. 
  178. ^ "SS Cygnyus (+1940)". Wrecksite. Retrieved 4 November 2011. 
  179. ^ "SS Dimitris (+1940)". Wrecksite. Retrieved 8 November 2011. 
  180. ^ "MV Loasso ? (+1940)". Wrecksite. Retrieved 10 November 2011. 
  181. ^ "SS Koln (III) (+1940)". Wrecksite. Retrieved 9 November 2011. 
  182. ^ "MV Lenda (+1940)". Wrecksite. Retrieved 10 November 2011. 
  183. ^ "Lenda". Uboat. Retrieved 14 February 2012. 
  184. ^ "SS Leticia (+1940)". Wrecksite. Retrieved 10 November 2011. 
  185. ^ "HMS Orpheus (+1940)". Wrecksite. Retrieved 11 November 2011. 
  186. ^ "SS Llanarth (+1940)". Wrecksite. Retrieved 10 November 2011. 
  187. ^ "220 Deaths In Italian Troopship Fire" The Times (London). Friday, 12 July 1940 July 1940. (48666), col E, p. 4.
  188. ^ "MV Paganini (1940)". Wrecksite. Retrieved 24 October 2011. 
  189. ^ "HMS Edgehill (X39)". Uboat. Retrieved 14 February 2012. 
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  191. ^ "Empire Toucan". Uboat. Retrieved 14 February 2012. 
  192. ^ "No. 6 of the Royal Norwegian Navy". Uboat. Retrieved 29 June 2013. 
  193. ^ "SS Admiral Wiley (+1940)". Wrecksite. Retrieved 2 November 2011. 
  194. ^ "MV Belmoira (+1940)". Wrecksite. Retrieved 3 November 2011. 
  195. ^ "M/S Belmoira". Warsailors. Retrieved 8 January 2012. 
  196. ^ "SS Empire Seaman (+1940)". Wrecksite. Retrieved 8 November 2011. 
  197. ^ "SS Frangoula B. Goulandris (+1940)". Wrecksite. Retrieved 8 November 2011. 
  198. ^ "SS Georgios Kyriakides (+1940)". Wrecksite. Retrieved 8 November 2011. 
  199. ^ "Georgios Kyriakides". Uboat. Retrieved 14 February 2012. 
  200. ^ "Mary A. White (+1940)". Wrecksite. Retrieved 10 November 2011. 
  201. ^ "SS Merkur (+1940)". Wrecksite. Retrieved 10 November 2011. 
  202. ^ "HNLMS O 13 of the Royal Netherlands Navy". Uboat. Retrieved 25 June 2014. 
  203. ^ "SS Sidney O. Neff (+1940)". Wrecksite. Retrieved 14 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