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The list of shipwrecks in 1803 includes ships sunk, foundered, wrecked, grounded, or otherwise lost during 1803.

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January[edit]

1 January[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 1 January 1803
Ship State Description
Baltimore  United States The ship was in collision with Northumberland ( UKGBI) at Holyhead, Anglesey, United Kingdom and sank.[1]
New Mary  United Kingdom The brig was driven ashore and wrecked at Hauxley, Northumberland. She was on a voyage from Great Yarmouth, Norfolk to Leith, Lothian.[1]
Sophie  France The ship was lost near Île d'Yeu, Vendée. She was on a voyage from Morlaix, Finistère to Bourdeaux, Gironde.[2]

2 January[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 2 January 1803
Ship State Description
Amphitrite  United States The brig was driven ashore at Algeciras, Spain.[3] She was later refloated and taken in to Gibraltar for repairs.[4]
Cora  United States The full-rigged ship was driven ashore at the Montague Bastion, Gibraltar.[3]
John  United Kingdom The brig was driven ashore south of Algeciras. She was later refloated and taken in to Gibraltar for repairs.[3][4]
Le Volcan  France The brig was driven ashore and wrecked at Shoreham-by-Sea, West Sussex, United Kingdom. She was on a voyage from Dunquerque, Nord to New Orleans, French Louisiana.[5]
Marimona Morocco The sloop was driven ashore at the back of the New Mole, Gibraltar.[3]
Saba  United States The schooner was driven ashore on the Neutral Ground, Gibraltar.[3]
Santissima de la Salud  Spain The ship was driven ashore on the New Mole, Gibraltar.[3]

4 January[edit]

List of shipwrecks: January 1803
Ship State Description
Two Brothers  United Kingdom The sloop foundered in the Bristol Channel. She was on a voyage from Llanelly, Glamorgan to Carmarthen.[6]

6 January[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 6 January 1803
Ship State Description
Hope  United Kingdom The ship was wrecked near Dunbeath, Caithness.[7][8]
Mary  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore and wrecked at Spurn Point, Yorkshire while on a voyage from Sunderland, County Durham to Plymouth, Devon.[9]
Providence  United Kingdom The ship was wrecked at Exmouth, Devon.[10] She was on a voyage from London to Exeter, Devon.[11]
Whydah  United Kingdom The ship was wrecked on Martin's Industry Shoal, in the Atlantic Ocean 55 nautical miles (102 km) off Savannah, Georgia, United States.[12]

8 January[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 8 January 1803
Ship State Description
Neptune  United Kingdom The ship was wrecked on Scroby Sands, Norfolk while on a voyage from Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Northumberland to London. Her crew were rescued.[13]

9 January[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 9 January 1803
Ship State Description
Adriana  Batavian Republic The ship ran aground in the North Sea off Whitstable, Kent, United Kingdom and was wrecked.[14]
Betsey  United Kingdom The ship departed from London for Leith, Lothian. No further trace, presumed foundered in the North Sea with the loss of all hands.[15]
Ceres  United Kingdom The sloop was driven ashore at Whitby, Yorkshire. She was later refloated.[7]
Hope  United Kingdom The ship was wrecked at Prior's Haven, Yorkshire.[9]
John and Robert  United Kingdom The ship was driven onto rocks at the mouth of the River Coquet and was wrecked. All fourteen crew survived.[9]
Margaret  United Kingdom The ship was lost near Oporto, Portugal with the loss of three of her crew. She was on a voyage from the Canary Islands to London.[16]
Meanwell  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore and wrecked at St. Andrews, Fife.[9] She was on a voyage from Bourdeaux, Gironde, France to Hull, Yorkshire and Newcastle upon Tyne, Northumberland.[17]
Providence  United Kingdom The ship foundered in the Irish Sea off the mouth of the River Duddon. Her crew were rescued.[7]
Sydney Smith  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore at Corton, Suffolk. Her crew were rescued.[9] She was later refloated and taken in to Great Yarmouth, Norfolk.[18]
Wear  United Kingdom The ship was driven onto rocks off Coquet Island, Northumberland and was wrecked. She was on a voyage from Cadiz, Spain to Sunderland, County Durham. Her crew were rescued.[9]

10 January[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 10 January 1803
Ship State Description
Active  United Kingdom The West Indiaman was driven ashore and wrecked at Margate, Kent with the loss of ten of her nineteen crew.[9][19] She was on a voyage from London to Greenock, Renfrewshire.[20]
Anna Maria  France The ship was driven ashore in the Bay of Gibraltar. Her crew survived. She was on a voyage from Cádiz, Spain to Antwerp, Deux-Nèthes.[4]
Briton  United Kingdom The full-rigged ship foundered in the Bay of Gibraltar. her crew were rescued. She was on a voyage from Newfoundland, British North America to Gibraltar.[4]
Boa Ventura  Portugal The ship was driven ashore in the Bay of Gibraltar. Her crew survived. She was on a voyage from Lisbon to Gibraltar.[4]
Catherine  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore and wrecked at Winterton-on-Sea, Norfolk while on a voyage from Emden to London.[13]
Defiance  United Kingdom The ship was wrecked at Peterhead, Aberdeenshire with the loss of two of her crew.[21]
Dolphin  United States The ship was driven ashore in the Bay of Gibraltar. Her crew survived. She was on a voyage from Boston, Massachusetts to Gibraltar.[4]
Drottingen Swedish East India Company The ship was lost 3 nautical miles (5.6 km) from Arundal, Norway. Her crew were rescued. She was on a voyage from Gothenburg to China.[18]
Elias  Denmark–Norway The ship was driven ashore at Cádiz.[22]
Flying Fish  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore at Whitby, Yorkshire.[9] She was later refloated.[7]
Fortune Ligurian Republic The ship was driven ashore in the Bay of Gibraltar. Her crew survived. She was on a voyage from Genoa to Gibraltar.[4]
Good Intent  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore on the Suffolk coast north of Lowestoft with the loss of seven of her ten crew.[13] She was on a voyage from Hartley, Northumberland to London.[20]
Grocer  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore at Hopton-on-Sea, Norfolk while on a voyage from Hull, Yorkshire to London. Her crew were rescued.[13]
Harmony  Spain The brig foundered in the Bay of Gibraltar. Her crew survived.[4]
Helena  United Kingdom The ship was wrecked at Cádiz.[22]
Jason  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore at Cádiz.[22]
Kilbury  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore in the Bay of Gibraltar. Her crew survived. She was on a voyage from Málaga, Spain to Liverpool, Lancashire.[4] She was later refloated.[22]
L'Achille  France The ship was driven ashore in the Bay of Gibraltar. Her crew survived. She was on a voyage from Marseille, Bouches-du-Rhône to Mogadore, Morocco.[4]
L'Amie Adelaide  France The ship was driven ashore in the Bay of Gibraltar. Her crew survived. She was on a voyage from Cette, Hérault to Havre de Grâce, Seine-Inférieure.[4]
Maria Ligurian Republic The ship was driven ashore in the Bay of Gibraltar. Her crew survived. She was on a voyage from Genoa to Gibraltar.[4]
Maria  Spain The ship was driven ashore in the Bay of Gibraltar. Her crew survived. She was on a voyage from Cádiz to Montevideo, Viceroyalty of the Río de la Plata.[4]
Maria  United States The ship was driven ashore at Cádiz.[22]
Nile  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore in the Bay of Gibraltar. Her crew survived. She was on a voyage from Vigo, Spain to Venice.[4]
Nostra Señora de la Guadeloupe  Spain The ship was driven ashore at Cádiz.[22]
Nostra Señora del Carmen  Spain The sloop foundered in the Bay of Gibraltar. Her crew survived.[4]
Penelope  United Kingdom The ship foundered off Figueira da Foz, Portugal. She was on a voyage from Bristol, Gloucestershire to Livorno, Grand Duchy of Tuscany.[18]
Polly and Harriot  United Kingdom The ship was wrecked at Cádiz.[22]
Princessa  Spain The ship was driven ashore between the mouth of the San Pedro and Gibraltar. Her crew survived.[4]
Squirrel  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore on the Suffolk coast north of Lowestoft with the loss of eleven of her fourteen crew. She was on a voyage from Newcastle-upon-Tyne to London.[13]
St. Jean  Spain The ship was driven ashore at Cádiz.[22]
Unity  United Kingdom The ship was lost off Figueira da Foz.[18]
William & Harry  United States The ship was driven ashore at Cádiz.[22]

11 January[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 11 January 1803
Ship State Description
Betsey  United Kingdom The ship was wrecked near the Old Head of Kinsale, County Cork. She was on a voyage from Swansea, Glamorgan to Kinsale, County Cork.[16]
Dædalus  United Kingdom The ship was wrecked at Dearness, Orkney Islands with the loss of four of her crew. She was on a voyage from Moss, Norway to London.[23][24]
Hindostan British East India Company
Hindostan.

The East Indiaman was wrecked on the Wedge Sand, in the North Sea off Margate, Kent with the loss of about 25 of the 120 people on board. Liberty and Lord Nelson (both United Kingdom) rescued 80 of the survivors between them.

Vrouw Margaretta  Batavian Republic The ship was driven ashore and wrecked at Easington, Yorkshire, United Kingdom. She was on a voyage from Bordeaux, Gironde, France to Amsterdam. Her crew were rescued.[9]

12 January[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 12 January 1803
Ship State Description
Aurora  Sweden The brig was driven ashore and wrecked at Trieste.[25]
De Sex Sockend Flag unknown The ship was driven ashore and wrecked at Trieste.[26]
Hannah  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore at Trieste.[25]
Providentia  Denmark–Norway The brig was driven ashore and wrecked at Trieste.[25]
Moder and Frie Soestre Unknown The ship was driven ashore and wrecked at Trieste.[26]
Two Bettys  United States The ship was lost at Trieste.[25]
Wasao Wäll  Sweden The ship was driven ashore at Caister-on-Sea, Norfolk, United Kingdom and was wrecked with the loss of three of her ten crew. She was on a voyage from Cadiz, Spain to Rotterdam, Batavian Republic.[13][27]

17 January[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 17 January 1803
Ship State Description
Hector  United States The ship was driven ashore and wrecked at Flamborough Head, Yorkshire with the loss of one of her nineteen crew. She was on a voyage from New York to Hamburg.[28]
Penguin  United Kingdom The ship was wrecked at Kinsale, County Cork. Her crew were rescued.[16]

19 January[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 19 January 1803
Ship State Description
Margaret  United Kingdom The ship was lost near Bermuda. She was on a voyage from Virginia, United States to Barbadoes.[29]
Sally & Polly  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore on "Suderae Island". Her crew were rescued. She was on a voyage from Saint Petersburg, Russia to Dysart, Fife.[30]

20 January[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 20 January 1803
Ship State Description
Favourite  United Kingdom The ship was abandoned in the Atlantic Ocean. She was on a voyage from Saint Thomas, Virgin Islands to London.[31]
Molly  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore and wrecked at Point Naga, Tenerife, Canary Islands. There was only one survivor of her passengers and crew. Molly was on a voyage from London to Jamaica.[32]

21 January[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 21 January 1803
Ship State Description
Centurion  United Kingdom The brig was abandoned in the Atlantic Ocean (32°30′N 76°00′W / 32.500°N 76.000°W / 32.500; -76.000) with the loss of six of her nine crew. Survivors were rescued by William and Henry (United Kingdom). Centurion was on a voyage from Wilmington, Delaware to St Augustine.[32]

25 January[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 25 January 1803
Ship State Description
Caroline  United Kingdom The ship was wrecked in the Isles of Scilly. She was on a voyage from Limerick to Poole, Dorset.[4]
Speculation  United Kingdom The brig foundered at Dublin with the loss of all hands. She was on a voyage from Liverpool, Lancashire to the Azores, Portugal.[33]

26 January[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 26 January 1803
Ship State Description
Hope  United Kingdom The ship was lost off Dún Laoghaire, County Dublin with the loss of six of her crew. She was on a voyage from Whitehaven, Cumberland to Dublin.[34]
Wilhelmina  United States The ship was wrecked on the coast of Wales. Her crew were rescued. She was on a voyage from Virginia to an Irish port.[4]

27 January[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 27 January 1803
Ship State Description
Columbia  United Kingdom The ship ran aground on the South Bull, in the Irish Sea off County Dublin. She was on a voyage from Savannah, Georgia, United States to Liverpool, Lancashire.[34] Columbia was later refloated and taken in to Dún Laoghaire, County Dublin.[4]

28 January[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 27 January 1803
Ship State Description
Bonavista  United Kingdom The ship was lost near Morlaix, Finistère, France with the loss of all but three of her crew. She was on a voyage from Newfoundland, British North America to Poole, Dorset.[22]
Sincerity  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore at Dunfanaghy, County Donegal. Her crew were rescued. She was on a voyage from Limerick to Liverpool, Lancashire.[4] Sincerity was later refloated.[18]

31 January[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 31 January 1803
Ship State Description
St. Nicholas  Spain The ship was driven ashore near Algeciras. She was on a voyage from Málaga to Vera Cruz, Viceroyalty of New Granada.[35]

Unknown date[edit]

List of shipwrecks: Unknown date 1803
Ship State Description
Abundance  United Kingdom The stores ship was driven ashore near Newtown, Isle of Wight. She was on a voyage from Portsmouth, Hampshire to Gibraltar.[36] She was later refloated.[6]
Active  United Kingdom The whaler was wrecked on the Island of Desolation, South Shetland Islands.[37]
Ann  United Kingdom The ship was lost near "Ivica". She was on a voyage from Livorno, Grand Duchy of Tuscany to Liverpool, Lancashire.[38]
Anne  United Kingdom The ship was lost at South Shields, County Durham.[17]
Anna Augusta  United Kingdom The ship, Smith, master, was lost off Brazil, south of Bahia. Her crew arrived at Bahia on 29 January.[39]
Anne  United Kingdom The ship was lost near South Shields.[17]
Arno  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore near Dunstanburgh Castle, Northumberland.[16]
Assiance  United Kingdom The ship was lost near Peterhead with the loss of two of her crew. She was on a voyage from Bremen to Newcastle upon Tyne, Northumberland.[16]
Batchelor  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore at Curracloe, County Wexford with the loss of two of her crew.[21]
Betsey  United Kingdom The ship was lost off Kinsale, County Cork.[34]
Bolton  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore near Dublin.[3]
Briton  United Kingdom The ship sank at Cadiz, Spain.[40]
Cantabria Unknown The ship foundered in the Atlantic Ocean off the Azores.[16]
Catharine  United Kingdom The ship was wrecked in Strangford Lough while on a voyage from Wexford to Liverpool.[21]
Catharine  Prussia The ship was driven ashore at Winterton-on-Sea, Norfolk, United Kingdom.[6]
Commerce  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore and wrecked at Peterhead, Aberdeenshire with the loss of all hands.[9][41]
De Jonge Calsbuck  Batavian Republic The ship was driven ashore and wrecked at Margate, Kent, United Kingdom while on a voyage from Amsterdam to Lisbon, Portugal.[19][20]
Dorothy  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore in Dundalk Bay. She was on a voyage from London to Liverpool.[7]
Earl St. Vincent  United Kingdom The ship was wrecked at Cork.[19]
Eliza & Mary  United Kingdom The ship was lost near South Shields.[17]
Elizabeth  Denmark–Norway The brig was driven ashore and wrecked at Deal, Kent, United Kingdom.[11][42]
Elizabeth and Mary  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore near Dunstanburgh Castle, Northumberland.[16]
Ellwood  United Kingdom The ship was wrecked at Ramsey, Isle of Man with the loss of either her captain or all hands.[28][43]
Endeavour  United Kingdom The ship was wrecked in the Orkney Islands while on a voyage from Thurso, Caithness to Rotterdam.[40]
Experiment  United Kingdom The ship was lost near "Billagin", Ireland. Her crew were rescued.[44]
Fanny  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore at Dublin and was severely damaged.[21]
Fanny  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore at Drogheda, County Louth. She was on a voyage from Irvine, Ayrshire to an Irish port.[23]
Friendschaft  Batavian Republic The ship was driven ashore and wrecked at Aldeburgh, Suffolk while on a voyage from Amsterdam to Rouen, Seine-Inférieure, France.[42]
George  United Kingdom The ship was lost in The Swin, off the coast of Essex.[45]
George Frederick  Denmark–Norway The ship was lost near Aldeburgh. She was on a voyage from Copenhagen to Saint Croix.[11]
Good Intent  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore at Margate.[20]
Hebe  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore and wrecked at Dundalk, County Louth. She was on a voyage from Bristol, Gloucestershire to Dublin.[16]
Hero  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore at Baltimore, County Cork. She was on a voyage from Newfoundland, British North America to Waterford.[41]
Hero  United Kingdom The ship was wrecked at Lisbon, Portugal with the loss of all hands. She was on a voyage from Newfoundland to Lisbon.[16]
Hope  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore at Great Yarmouth, Norfolk.[7] She was later refloated and taken in to Great Yarmouth.
Isabella  United Kingdom The ship was lost near South Shields.[17]
Isabella  United Kingdom The ship was lost near Newcastle upon Tyne.[17]
James  United Kingdom The ship was wrecked near Arbroath, Forfarshire. Her crew were rescued.[38]
Jong Jacob  Batavian Republic The ship was driven ashore at Lowestoft, Suffolk, United Kingdom. She was on a voyage from Amsterdam to London.[20]
Jong Hendrik  Batavian Republic The ship was driven ashore on the Barbary Coast. She was on a voyage from Spain to Amsterdam.[23]
L'Amazon  France The ship was wrecked near Dartmouth, Devon, United Kingdom. Her crew were rescued. She was on a voyage from Saint-Domingue to Havre de Grâce, Seine-Inférieure.[7]
Lark  United Kingdom The whaler was lost in the River Shannon. Her crew were rescued.[7]
London  United Kingdom The ship an aground on the Maplin Sand, in the North Sea off the coast of Essex. She was on a voyage from London to South Shields.[41]
London Packet  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore and severely damaged at Poole, Dorset. She was on a voyage from London to Lyme, Dorset. London Packet was later refloated.[3][7]
Lovely Cruizer  United Kingdom The ship was wrecked in Lough Swilly while on a voyage from Limerick to Greenock, Renfrewshire.[21]
Mapaphema  Russian Empire The ship foundered in the North Sea off Peterhead.[28]
Mary  United Kingdom Captain Dawson's ship was driven ashore at Drogheda with the loss of a crew member.[21]
Mary  United Kingdom Captain Wheatley's ship was driven ashore at Drogheda.[41]
Mary  United Kingdom The ship foundered in the Boston Deeps, in the North Sea. She was on a voyage from Greenock, Renfrewshire to London.[7]
Metta Unknown The galliot foundered in the North Sea off the coast of Scotland.[23]
Nancy  United Kingdom The ship was wrecked on Old Law Point, Northumberland with the loss of four of her five crew. She was on a voyage from Sunderland, County Durham to Dundee, Forfarshire.[46]
Œconomy  United Kingdom The ship was wrecked on the Shipwash Sands, in the North Sea off the coast of County Durham. Her crew were rescued. She was on a voyage from South Shields, County Durham to London.[1][45]
Orwell  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore and wrecked at Great Yarmouth while on a voyage from Ipswich, Suffolk to Leith, Lothian. Her crew were rescued.[21] She was later refloated and taken in to Great Yarmouth.[25]
Onderneeming  Denmark–Norway The brig was driven ashore and wrecked at Margate. Her crew were rescued. She was on a voyage from Rotterdam, Batavian Republic to Marseille, Bouches-du-Rhône, France.[6]
Patroclus  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore near Elsinore, Denmark. She was on a voyage from Libava, Courland Governorate to Hull, Yorkshire.[41] She was later refloated.[16]
Peggy  United Kingdom The sloop was wrecked in the Orkney Islands.[40]
Primrose  United Kingdom The ship was wrecked on Texel, Batavian Republic while on a voyage from London to Hamburg.[42]
Providence  United Kingdom The ship was lost with all hands. She was on a voyage from Whitehaven, Cumberland to Dublin.[38]
Providence  United Kingdom The ship was lost whilst on a voyage from Liverpool to Limerick.[7]
Ratification  United Kingdom The ship was lost near Weymouth, Dorset. She was on a voyage from Cancale, Ille-et-Vilaine, France to London.[11]
Reliance  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore and wrecked near Cartagena, Spain. She was on a voyage from London to a Spanish port.[4]
Resolution  United Kingdom The ship departed from Newfoundland. No further trace, presumed foundered with the loss of all hands.[47]
Río Novo  Spain The ship was wrecked at Penzance, Cornwall, United Kingdom with the loss of three of her crew. She was on a voyage from Valencia to London.[1]
Ruby  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore north of Newcastle upon Tyne.[17]
Sarah  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore near Alnmouth, Northumberland.[16]
Salisbury  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore and severely damaged at Wexford.[16]
Shellelagh  United Kingdom The ship was wrecked on the Irish coast with the loss of all hands. She was on a voyage from Belfast, County Down to London.[48]
Sidney Smith  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore near Great Yarmouth. Her crew were rescued. She was on a voyage from London to Hull.[41]
Speculation  Denmark–Norway The ship was lost near Lisbon with the loss of all but six of her crew. She was on a voyage from Saint Croix to Copenhagen.[49]
Sukey  United Kingdom The schooner was wrecked at sea. All but two of her crew were rescued by Speedy (United Kingdom), the others refused to leave the vessel.[7]
Tay  United Kingdom The ship sprang a leak and put into Londonderry, where she sank. She was on a voyage from Sligo to Greenock.[23]
Three Sisters  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore near Penzance. Her crew were rescued. She was on a voyage from Plymouth, Devon to Tenby, Pembrokeshire.[38] She was later refloated and taken in to Penzance.[16]
Union  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore near Poole. She was on a voyage from London to Lyme.[7] Union was later refloated.[3]
Urania  Sweden The ship was wrecked on the French coast while on a voyage from St. Ubes, Spain to Gothenburg.[42]
Vrouw Ida  Batavian Republic The ship was wrecked in the Orkney Islands.[40]
William  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore north of Newcastle upon Tyne.[17]
William  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore near Great Yarmouth. Her crew were rescued. She was on a voyage from Whitstable, Kent to Sunderland, County Durham.[41]
William and Mary  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore at Curracloe while on a voyage from Dublin to Wexford.[21]

February[edit]

1 February[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 2 February 1803
Ship State Description
Goede Verwagting  Batavian Republic The ship was wrecked with the loss of all but eight of her crew. She was on a voyage from "Zurickzee" to Dutch Guinea.[50]

2 February[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 2 February 1803
Ship State Description
Harmony  United Kingdom The ship foundered. She was on a voyage from Limerick to London.[2]

4 February[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 4 February 1803
Ship State Description
Conquerant  France The ship was lost near Quillebeuf-sur-Seine, Eure. She was on a voyage from Lisbon, Portugal to Rouen, Seine-Inférieure.[25]
Suir  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore and wrecked 4 nautical miles (7.4 km) west of Rye, East Sussex. She was on a voyage from Waterford to London.[4]

11 February[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 11 February 1803
Ship State Description
Active  United Kingdom The ship was destroyed by fire at Dublin.[25]
Jane  United Kingdom The ship was destroyed by fire at Dublin.[25]

13 February[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 13 February 1803
Ship State Description
Tom  United States The ship was wrecked on the Goodwin Sands, Kent, United Kingdom while on a voyage from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania to Hamburg. Her crew survived.[51]

16 February[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 16 February 1803
Ship State Description
America  United States The ship was driven ashore on the Half Mile Rocks. She was on a voyage from Liverpool, Lancashire, United Kingdom to Savannah, Georgia.[18]
Orange Grove  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore on the Half Mile Rocks. She was on a voyage from Liverpool to Africa.[18]
Rachael  United Kingdom The ship ran aground and was wrecked on the Parade Bank, in Liverpool Bay. She was on a voyage from Cádiz, Spain to Liverpool.[18][31]
Reunion  United Kingdom The ship ran aground on the Pluckington Bank, in Liverpool Bay. She was on a voyage from Liverpool to Virginia, United States.[18] She was later refloated.[31]

17 February[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 17 February 1803
Ship State Description
Trio  United Kingdom The ship was wrecked on Islay. She was on a voyage from Lisbon, Portugal to Liverpool, Lancashire.[15]

19 February[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 19 February 1803
Ship State Description
Fishburn  United Kingdom The ship was wrecked on the coast of British Honduras. She was on a voyage from British Honduras to London.[29]
King George  United Kingdom The ship struck a rock off Newry, County Antrim and was severely damaged. She was on a voyage from Dublin to Newry.[35]
Trelawney  United Kingdom The ship was wrecked at Ravenglass, Cumberland while on a voyage from Baltimore, Maryland, United States to Liverpool, Lancashire. Five lives were lost.[52]

21 February[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 21 February 1803
Ship State Description
Union  France The ship was wrecked on the Île d'Yeu, Vendée. She was on a voyage from Bourdeaux, Gironde to Rouen, Seine-Inférieure.[53]

23 February[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 23 February 1803
Ship State Description
Union  United Kingdom The ship was lost at Ballywater, County Wexford.[26]

25 February[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 25 February 1803
Ship State Description
Fame  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore near Wexford.[15]
Governor Picton  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore and wrecked near Greenock, Renfrewshire. She was on a voyage from the Clyde to Trinidad.[35][54]

26 February[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 26 February 1803
Ship State Description
La Mère de Quatre  France The ship was lost at the mouth of the Scheldt.[55]
Mayflower  United Kingdom The ship foundered in the Irish Sea off Dalkey, County Dublin. Her crew were rescued.[15]

27 February[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 27 February 1803
Ship State Description
Betty  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore near Kirkcudbright. She was on a voyage from Cork to Belfast, County Antrim and Greenock, Renfrewshire.[55]
Hampden  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore near Hull, Yorkshire. She was on a voyage from Newcastle upon Tyne, Northumberland to Grenada.[2]
Liberty  United Kingdom The ship was wrecked on the Welsh coast. Her crew were rescued.[26]
Perseus  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore at Maughold Head, Isle of Man. She was on a voyage from Greenock to Livorno, Grand Duchy of Tuscany.[26]

28 February[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 28 February 1803
Ship State Description
Jason  United Kingdom The ship sprang a leak and was abandoned in the North Sea. She was on a voyage from King's Lynn, Norfolk to Grangemouth, Stirlingshire.[53]

Unknown date[edit]

List of shipwrecks: Unknown date 1803
Ship State Description
Blagonamaeremaos  Portugal The ship was lost near Figueira da Foz. She was on a voyage from Saint Petersburg, Russia to Lisbon.[18]
Cecilia  France The ship was lost off Brest, Finistère. Her crew were rescued.[18]
Commerce  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore on Gigha. She was on a voyage from New York to the Clyde.[56]
Dalrymple  United Kingdom The ship was wrecked on Barra, Outer Hebrides with the loss of all hands. She was on a voyage from Quebec to the Clyde.[40]
Elizabeth & Ann  United Kingdom The ship is presumed to have foundered whilst on a voyage from Liverpool, Lancashire to Cork.[15]
Enterprize  United Kingdom The ship was lost near Donaghadee, County Antrim with the loss of eleven of her crew. She was on a voyage from Havana, Cuba to Liverpool.[34]
Friends Industry  United Kingdom The ship is presumed to have foundered whilst on a voyage from Great Yarmouth, Norfolk to Liverpool.[15]
Good Intent  United Kingdom The ship was wrecked near Aberdeen with the loss of all hands. She was on a voyage from Newcastle upon Tyne, Northumberland to Aberdeen.[4]
Helden  Batavian Republic The East Indiaman capsized in the Indian Ocean. She was on a voyage from the Cape of Good Hope to Batavia, Dutch East Indies.[57]
Izabellinha  Portugal The ship was abandoned off the coast of Ireland. She was on a voyage from St. Ubes to Cork.[22]
Josephine  France The ship was lost off "Cape Lizard". She was on a voyage from Rouen, Seine-Inférieure to Bourdeaux, Gironde.[4]
King George  United Kingdom The ship was wrecked on the West Hoyle Bank, in Liverpool Bay. She was on a voyage from Havana to Liverpool.[18]
Lion D'Or  France The ship was driven ashore near Dunkerque, Nord. She was on a voyage from Dunkerque to Tobago.[4]
Mary  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore and severely damaged on the Isle of Wight. She was on a voyage from Falmouth, Cornwall to Hamburg. Mary was later refloated and taken in to Cowes, Isle of Wight.[31]
Montezuma  United Kingdom The ship was wrecked at the Salt Pans, Ayr.[58] She was on a voyage from Charleston, South Carolina to the Clyde.[31]
Nautilus  United Kingdom The ship sank at Whitby, Yorkshire. She was on a voyage from King's Lynn to Grangemouth, Stirlingshire.[35]
Robert & Sally  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore west of Dover, Kent. She was on a voyage from Chester, Cheshire to Newcastle upon Tyne.[4]
Santo Christo  Spain The ship was lost near Gibraltar. She was on a voyage from Vera Cruz, Viceroyalty of New Granada to Málaga[56]
Satisfaction  United Kingdom The ship ran aground at South Shields, County Durham. She was on a voyage from Gosport, Hampshire to South Shields.[3]
São Pedro de Alcântara  Portugal The ship was wrecked on the Portuguese coast. She was on a voyage from Brazil to Lisbon.[18]
Supply  United Kingdom The ship was wrecked on the Brake Sand, in the North Sea off the coast of Kent. There were two survivors. She was on a voyage from South Shields to Arundel, West Sussex.[4]
Swift  United Kingdom The ship was wrecked on the coast of Sicily. Her crew were rescued. She was on a voyage from Livorno, Grand Duchy of Tuscany to London.[55]
William  United States The ship was driven ashore and wrecked at Cape Espichel, Portugal. She was on a voyage from Baltimore, Maryland to Lisbon.[18]
Young Frederick  Denmark–Norway The ship was driven ashore and wrecked at Leiston, Suffolk, United Kingdom.[59]

March[edit]

3 March[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 3 March 1803
Ship State Description
Janeissary  United Kingdom The ship foundered in the Mediterranean Sea off "Cape Brale". She was on a voyage from Constantinople. Ottoman Empire to Alexandria, Egypt.[60]

7 March[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 7 March 1803
Ship State Description
George  United Kingdom The ship sprang a leak in the Atlantic Ocean and was beached on Porto Santo Island, Madeira. She was on a voyage from Lisbon, Portugal to Greenock, Renfrewshire.[61]

14 March[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 14 March 1803
Ship State Description
Maria  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore and wrecked at Plouguerneau, Finistère, France with the loss of one of her ten crew. She was on a voyage from Hull, Yorkshire to Lisbon, Portugal.[62]

16 March[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 16 March 1803
Ship State Description
La Marie de Grâce  France The ship was lost near the Île de Batz, Finistère. she was on a voyage from Havre de Grâce, Seine-Inférieure to Brest, Finistère.[32]

19 March[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 19 March 1803
Ship State Description
Lucy  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore near Dumfries with the loss of a crew member. She was on a voyage from Charleston, South Carolina to Belfast, County Antrim.[63]

21 March[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 21 March 1803
Ship State Description
Margaret United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland New South Wales The ship was wrecked on a reef in the Pacific Ocean (15°27′S 123°45′E / 15.450°S 123.750°E / -15.450; 123.750). Her twelve crew survived.[64]

23 March[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 23 March 1803
Ship State Description
Eliza  United Kingdom The ship was lost in Vineyard Sound. She was on a voyage from New York, United States to Belfast, County Antrim.[65]

26 March[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 26 March 1803
Ship State Description
HMS Determinee  Royal Navy The sixth-rate frigate stuck a sunken rock broadside near Noirmont Point on the western side of St. Aubin Bay, Jersey, Channel Islands, where she was immediately bilged and started taking in water. Seventeen were lost including men, women, and children from the 81st Regiment of Foot (Loyal Lincoln Volunteers)[66]

27 March[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 27 March 1803
Ship State Description
Canada  United Kingdom The ship was lost in the Bay of Felca. She was on a voyage from Spain to London.[67]

Unknown date[edit]

List of shipwrecks: Unknown date 1803
Ship State Description
Alert United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland Guernsey The ship was driven ashore on the Spanish coast. She was on a voyage from Spain to Guernsey.[32]
Amphitrite  Denmark–Norway The ship was driven ashore and wrecked at Pakefield, Suffolk, United Kingdom with the loss of two of her crew. She was on a voyage from Stavanger to St Martins.[26]
Ann  United Kingdom The ship was wrecked at "Alemouth".[54]
Astrea  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore at Hoylake, Cheshire. She was on a voyage from Livorno, Grand Duchy of Tuscany to Liverpool, Lancashire.[2]
Bacchus  United Kingdom The brig was driven ashore near Land's End, Cornwall.[26] She was later refloated and taken in to Penzance.[53]
Claude  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore and wrecked at Dover, Kent.[15]
Defiance  United Kingdom The ship was lost off Land's End. She was on a voyage from Penzance, Cornwall to Swansea, Glamorgan.[26]
Fair American  United States The ship was driven ashore near Londonderry, United Kingdom. She was on a voyage from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania to Londonderry.[15]
Flora  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore at Fishguard, Pembrokeshire. She was on a voyage from Barnstaple, Devon to Liverpool.[53]
George  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore and wrecked near Bristol, Gloucestershire. She was on a voyage from Gallipoly, Ottoman Empire to Bristol.[26]
Goodintent  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore at Deal, Kent. She was on a voyage from London to Sandwich, Kent.[26]
Harlequin  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore on Heligoland. She was on a voyage from Hull, Yorkshire to Hamburg.[63] Harlequin was later refloated and taken in to Hamburg.[68]
Hellen  United Kingdom The ship was lost on the Isle of Lewis, Outer Hebrides. She was on a voyage from Liverpool to Rotterdam, Batavian Republic.[55]
Hibernia  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore and severely damaged near Liverpool. She was on a voyage from Barbadoes to Liverpool.[15]
Hope  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore and wrecked near Poole, Dorset. She was on a voyage from Poole to London.[26]
Hopewell  United Kingdom The ship was wrecked on the Herd Sand, in the North Sea off the coast of County Durham. She was on a voyage from South Shields, County Durham to London.[53]
Laurel  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore and wrecked at Holyhead, Anglesey. She was on a voyage from Cork to Liverpool.[69][70]
L'Eclair  France The ship was driven ashore at Les Sables-d'Olonne, Vendée. She was on a voyage from Marans, Charente-Maritime to Nantes, Loire-Inférieure[71]
Le Rochfort  France The ship foundered off Ouessant, Finistère.[15]
Morning Star  United Kingdom The ship was wrecked near Sligo. She was on a voyage from New York, United States to Sligo.[2]
Nancy  United States The ship was driven ashore near Sheerness, Kent. She was on a voyage from Baltimore, Maryland to Rotterdam.[53]
Omega  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore near Hellevoet, Batavian Republic. She was on a voyage from Sunderland, County Durham to Hellevoet.[15]
Pennsylvania  United States The ship was driven ashore in the River Foyle. She was on a voyage from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania to Londonderry.[2] She was later refloated.[15]
Russell  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore at Dublin. She was on a voyage from New York to Dublin.[2]
Saphir  France The ship was wrecked near Royan, Charente-Maritime.[15]
Shamrock  United Kingdom The ship was lost near Belfast, County Antrim with the loss of her captain. She was on a voyage from Liverpool to Belfast.[2]
Sophia Margaretta  Bremen The ship was wrecked on Heligoland. Her crew were rescued. She was on a voyage from Riga, Russia to Bremen.[63]
Sophie  France The ship was lost near Audierne, Finistère. She was on a voyage from L'Orient, Morbihan to Brest, Finistère.[63]
Speculation  United Kingdom The ship ran aground on the Long Sand, in the North Sea off the coast of Essex. Her crew survived. She was on a voyage from Ipswich, Suffolk to Liverpool.[53]
Thomas & Hannah  United Kingdom The ship was run down and sunk in the North Sea off Spurn Point, Yorkshire. Her crew were rescued.[55]
Trois Gesusters  Batavian Republic The ship was lost near Vlissingen. She was on a voyage from Livorno, Grand Duchy of Tuscany to Amsterdam.[15]
Victoria  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore in the Weser.[69]

April[edit]

1 April[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 1 April 1803
Ship State Description
Nymph  United Kingdom The ship was wrecked in the Saltee Islands, County Cork. She was on a voyage from Lisbon, Portugal to Cork.[68]

14 April[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 14 April 1803
Ship State Description
Honket  United States The ship was driven ashore near Vlissingen, Batavian Republic.[72]

15 April[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 15 April 1803
Ship State Description
Fanny  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore at the Cape of Good Hope. She was on a voyage from the Cape of Good Hope to Surinam and Hamburg.[73]

17 April[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 17 April 1803
Ship State Description
Margaret United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland New South Wales The brig ran aground on a reef in the Pacific Ocean and was wrecked. Her crew survived.

18 April[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 18 April 1803
Ship State Description
Britannia  United Kingdom The ship was wrecked at Bolt Head, Devon with the loss of all but one of her crew. She was on a voyage from Waterford to London.[29]

19 April[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 19 April 1803
Ship State Description
Catherine  United Kingdom The ship was lost near Milford Haven, Pembrokeshire. She was on a voyage from Caernarfon to London.[70]
Kitty  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore in Loch Indaal. She was on a voyage from Limerick to Liverpool, Lancashire.[74]
Pomona Dutch East India Company The East Indiaman was driven ashore on Texel. She was on a voyage from Amsterdam to China.[75]
Swan  United Kingdom The ship was lost on Long Island with the loss of two of her crew. She was on a voyage from Liverpool, Lancashire to Narva, Russia.[76]

22 April[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 22 April 1803
Ship State Description
Michael  United Kingdom The ship was wrecked at Kavero, Sweden with the loss of a crew member. She was on a voyage from London to Riga, Russia.[77]

23 April[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 23 April 1803
Ship State Description
Brilhante do Rio  Portugal The ship was driven ashore at Lisbon. She was on a voyage from Brazil to Lisbon.[78]

Unknown date[edit]

List of shipwrecks: Unknown date in April 1803
Ship State Description
Ann & Bell  United Kingdom The ship was lost at Strangford, County Down. She was on a voyage from Irvine, Ayrshire to Dublin.[75]
Charles  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore at Lowestoft, Suffolk. She was on a voyage from London to Great Yarmouth, Norfolk.[75]
Duke of Kent  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore near Sligo. Her crew were rescued. She was on a voyage from Liverpool, Lancashire to the West Indies.[76]
Earl Howe  United Kingdom The ship was lost near Palermo, Sicily. She was on a voyage from Zante, Septinsular Republic to London.[68]
Elizabeth  United Kingdom The ship was lost at Movill Bay. She was on a voyage from Oporto, Portugal to Londonderry.[76]
John United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland New South Wales The ship departed from the Hawkesbury River on 29 May, but foundered in nearby Broken Bay. The crew were able to swim ashore.[79]
John & Mary  United Kingdom The sloop was wrecked on the Trinity Sands, in the Humber.[75]
Krone von Bremen  Bremen The ship was driven ashore in the Weser. She was on a voyage from Baltimore, Maryland, United States to Bremen.[72]
Liberty  United States The ship was driven ashore at Vlissingen, Batavian Republic. She was on a voyage from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania to Antwerp, Deux-Nèthes, France.[76]
L'Innatendu  France The ship was driven ashore near Valencia, Spain. She was on a voyage from Cette, Hérault to Antwerp.[76]
Maria  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore and wrecked near Irvine. She was on a voyage from Greenock, Renfrewshire to Memel, Prussia.[75]
Mary  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore near Dover, Kent.[75]
Newburgh  United Kingdom The sloop sank at Penzance, Cornwall. Her crew were rescued.[72]
Peggy  United Kingdom The sloop was driven ashore at Holyhead, Anglesey. She was on a voyage from Cork to Liverpool.[70]
Reliance  United Kingdom The ship was lost near Banff, Aberdeenshire. She was on a voyage from Newcastle upon Tyne, Northumberland to Jamaica.[76]
St Antonio de Padua  Spain The ship was lost at Waterford, United Kingdom. She was on a voyage from St. Andero to Liverpool.[70]
Wandersman Flag unknown The ship was driven ashore and wrecked on Texel, Batavian Republic.[70]

May[edit]

2 May[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 2 May 1803
Ship State Description
Isaac & Jane  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore at Duncannon, County Wexford. She was on a voyage from Waterford to Whitehaven, Cumberland.[61]

6 May[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 6 May 1803
Ship State Description
Eleanor  United States The ship foundered in the Atlantic Ocean off Cape Hatteras, South Carolina. She was on a voyage from Barbadoes to Alexandria, Virginia.[80]

9 May[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 9 May 1803
Ship State Description
Johan Frederick Stettin The ship was wrecked on Terschelling, Batavian Republic. She was on a voyage from Stettin to London, United Kingdom.[47]

14 May[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 15 May 1803
Ship State Description
Dart  United Kingdom The ship foundered off the Isle of Arran. She was on a voyage from Liverpool, Lancashire to Greenock, Renfrewshire.[61]

15 May[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 15 May 1803
Ship State Description
Daphne  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore near Wexford. She was on a voyage from Liverpool, Lancashire to Quebec City, Lower Canada, British North America.[81]
George United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland New South Wales The ship ran aground on New Year's Island. She was severely damaged in gales on 6 and 23 June.[82]
Oughton  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore at Charleston, South Carolina, United States.[83]

22 May[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 22 May 1803
Ship State Description
Goede Verwagting  Prussia The brig was wrecked on the Goeree Sand, in the North Sea off the coast of the Batavian Republic. Her crew were rescued.[65]

29 May[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 29 May 1803
Ship State Description
HMS Hussar  Royal Navy The fifth rate ran aground on the Goodwin Sands, Kent. She was refloated the next day.[84]

31 May[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 31 May 1803
Ship State Description
HMS Resistance  Royal Navy The fifth rate frigate was wrecked off Cape St. Mary's, Portugal.[85][86]

Unknown date[edit]

List of shipwrecks: Unknown date 1803
Ship State Description
Abelino  Denmark–Norway The ship was driven ashore on the south coast of the Isle of Wight, United Kingdom. She was on a voyage from Bourdeaux, Gironde, France to Copenhagen.[65]
Amazon  United Kingdom The ship was lost in the Deva, Spain. She was on a voyage from London to the Deva.[77]
Dart  United Kingdom The ship sank in the North Sea off Saltcoats, Ayrshire.[87]
Diana  Hamburg The ship was wrecked near East Dean, East Sussex, United Kingdom. She was on a voyage from Porta to Hamburg.[65]
Dorothea  United Kingdom The ship foundered in the Mediterranean Sea. She was on a voyage from Livorno, Grand Duchy of Tuscany to Gallipoli, Apulia, Italy.[61]
Eendraght  Prussia The hoy was wrecked at Harwich, Essex, United Kingdom.[88]
Eliza  United Kingdom The sloop foundered in Belfast Lough. She was on a voyage from Greenock, Renfrewshire to London.[61][78]
Gaspard  France The ship was driven ashore near Havre de Grâce, Seine-Inférieure.[89]
Gillert Dantzig The ship was driven ashore near Hellevoet, Batavian Republic. She was on a voyage from Dantzig to Schiedam, Batavian Republic.[65]
Isis  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore and wrecked at Memel, Prussia. She was on a voyage from Liverpool, Lancashire to Memel.[61]
John & Edmond  United Kingdom The Bristol-based slave ship was abandoned at sea.[65]
La Concorde  France The ship was wrecked at Elmer, West Sussex, United Kingdom while on a voyage from Bayonne, Basses-Pyrénées to Antwerp, Deux-Nèthes.[90]
Le Blaireau  France The ship was in collision with a Spanish 64-gun Man-of-War off Cape St Mary, Portugal and foundered. Her crew were rescued. She was on a voyage from Martinique to Bourdeaux.[61]
Le Vengeur  France The ship was driven ashore near "Tremblade". She was on a voyage from Nantes, Loire-Inférieure to St. Andero, Spain.[50]
Lord Nelson  United Kingdom The ship was lost at Tenerife, Canary Islands. She was on a voyage from Oporto, Portugal to Liverpool.[91]
Reliance  United Kingdom The ship was wrecked near Troup Head, Aberdeenshire with the loss of all but one of her crew.[92]
Sandwich  United Kingdom The ship was wrecked on the Goodwin Sands, Kent. She was on a voyage from Caernarfon to London.[65]
Syren  United Kingdom The ship foundered in the English Channel off the Casquets, Channel Islands. Her crew were rescued. She was on a voyage from Guernsey, Channel Islands to Portsmouth, Hampshire.[74]
Theodore  France The ship was lost on the Île de Ré, Charente-Maritime. She was on a voyage from Nantes, Loire-Inférieure to La Rochelle, Charente-Maritime.[89]
Wakefield  United Kingdom The ship was wrecked at Alemouth while on a voyage from Dordrecht, Batavian Republic to Aberdeen.[93] She was on a voyage from Dort, Batavian Republic to Aberdeen.[74]

June[edit]

11 June[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 11 June 1803
Ship State Description
Diana Flag unknown The brig was driven ashore and wrecked near Boulogne, Pas-de-Calais, France.[94]
Three Friends  United Kingdom The ship departed from Málaga, Spain for London. No further trace, presumed foundered with the loss of all hands.[95]

13 June[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 13 June 1803
Ship State Description
L'Espiègle  France War of the Third Coalition: The privateer, a lugger, was captured by Eling (United Kingdom). She was sunk by accident the next day.[96]

14 June[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 14 June 1803
Ship State Description
Penelope  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore on the Swedish coast.[97]

17 June[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 17 June 1803
Ship State Description
Severino  Portugal The ship sprang a leak and foundered in the Atlantic Ocean. She was on a voyage from St. Ubes to Cork, United Kingdom.[73]
Sisters  United Kingdom The ship was wrecked on Onegada. Her crew were rescued. She was on a voyage from Trinidad to Bristol, Gloucestershire.[98]

28 June[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 28 June 1803
Ship State Description
HM Packet Lady Hobart  United Kingdom The Post Office packet ship struck an iceberg in the Atlantic Ocean 400 nautical miles (740 km) east of Newfoundland, British North America (46°33′N 44°00′W / 46.550°N 44.000°W / 46.550; -44.000) and sank. All 29 crew survived, being rescued on 4 July, but a French P.O.W. jumped out of the lifeboat and died.[99][100][101]

Unknown date[edit]

List of shipwrecks: Unknown date 1803
Ship State Description
Happy  United Kingdom The ship was lost near Waterford. She was on a voyage from Wilmington, Delaware, United States to Liverpool, Lancashire.[47]
Perseverance  United Kingdom The ship was wrecked at Memel, Prussia.[102]
Senhor do Bonfim  Portugal The ship foundered in the Atlantic Ocean. Her crew were rescued. She was on a voyage from St. Ubes to Cork, United Kingdom.[103]
Successful Nancy  United Kingdom The ship capsized at Liverpool.[91]
Union  United Kingdom The privateer was in collision with Brothers and sank in Liverpool Bay.[94]
Westmoreland  United Kingdom The privateer was wrecked on the Goodwin Sands, Kent. Her crew were rescued.[96]

July[edit]

2 July[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 2 July 1803
Ship State Description
HMS Minerve  Royal Navy The Minerve-class frigate ran aground at Cherbourg, Seine-Inférieure, France. She was subsequently engaged by shore-based artillery and the gunboats (Chiffonne and Terrible (both  French Navy) and was captured. She was subsequently taken into French service as Cannonière.

14 July[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 14 July 1803
Ship State Description
Ceres  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore and wrecked at Lowestoft, Suffolk. Her crew were rescued.[104]
Sophy and Mary United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland New South Wales The ship was driven ashore and wrecked on Cabbage Tree Island. Her crew survived.[105]

21 July[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 21 July 1803
Ship State Description
HMS Seine  Royal Navy War of the Third Coalition: The Seine-class frigate ran aground off Terschelling, Batavian Republic. She was set afire and destroyed the next day to prevent her being captured by the French.

29 July[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 29 July 1803
Ship State Description
Caledonia  United Kingdom The East Indiaman caught fire and sank in the Indian Ocean with the loss of 94 lives. She was on a voyage from Balasore to Bombay, India.[106]

30 July[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 30 July 1803
Ship State Description
HMS Calypso  Royal Navy The sloop of war was run down and sunk in the Atlantic Ocean by Dale (United Kingdom).[107][108]

Unknown date[edit]

List of shipwrecks: Unknown date in July 1803
Ship State Description
Alert  United Kingdom War of the Third Coalition: The ship was captured and burnt by the privateer Le Blond ( France). She was on a voyage from Madeira to Galway.[109]
Anna Catherina  Russia The ship was lost on the Goodwin Sands, Kent, United Kingdom. She was on a voyage from Saint Petersburg to Lisbon, Portugal.[60]
Aurora  France The ship was driven ashore at Rocken, Isle of Wight, United Kingdom.[98]
Blanche  United Kingdom War of the Third Coalition: The ship was captured and burnt by the privateer Le Blond (France). She was on a voyage from Saint Thomas, Virgin Islands to Liverpool, Lancashire.[110]
Ceres  United Kingdom The ship was wrecked at Lowestoft, Suffolk.[60]
Harmony  United Kingdom The ship capsized in the River Lee. She was on a voyage from Cork to London.[111]
Mary  United Kingdom The ship was wrecked at Memel, Prussia. she was on a voyage from London to Memel.[30]
Penelope  United Kingdom The ship was lost at "Halsterborn", Sweden. She was on a voyage from London to Saint Petersburg.[30]
Perseverance  United Kingdom The ship was wrecked on the Memel Bar in the Baltic Sea. She was on a voyage from Memel to London.[60]

August[edit]

17 August[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 17 August 1803
Ship State Description
Cato  United Kingdom
HMS Porpoise and Cato.
The ship was wrecked on the Wreck Reefs, New South Wales.
Mutine  French Navy
HMS Racoon destroys Mutine
War of the Third Coalition: The 18-gun brig was driven ashore at Santiago de Cuba in an action with HMS Racoon ( Royal Navy) and was wrecked.[112]
HMS Porpoise  Royal Navy The sloop-of-war was wrecked on the Wreck Reefs.

18 August[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 18 August 1803
Ship State Description
Providence  United Kingdom The ship was wrecked on the Red Island Reef, in the Saint Lawrence River. She was on a voyage from Liverpool to Quebec City, Lower Canada, British North America.[113]

29 August[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 29 August 1803
Ship State Description
Eagle  United Kingdom The ship foundered in the Atlantic Ocean while on a voyage from the Grenada to Liverpool, Lancashire. Her crew were rescued.[114][115][116]
Stanley  United Kingdom The ship foundered in the Atlantic Ocean while on a voyage from Nevis to London. Her crew were rescued.[114][115][116]

Unknown date[edit]

List of shipwrecks: Unknown date in August 1803
Ship State Description
Diamond  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore and wrecked in the River Thames downstream of Gravesend, Kent. She was on a voyage from Havana, Cuba to London.[117]
Favorite  United Kingdom The ship sank in the Humber.[118]
Houghton  United Kingdom The ship foundered in the China Seas with the loss of c.120 persons.[119][120]
Montequillex  Spain The ship capsized and sank in the English Channel off Beachy Head, East Sussex, United Kingdom. Her crew were rescued by Freundschaft (flag unknown). She was on a voyage from Bremen to St. Lucar.[121]
Peggy  United Kingdom The ship was lost whilst on a voyage from Liverpool, Lancashire to Newry, County Antrim.[121]

September[edit]

3 September[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 3 September 1803
Ship State Description
John and William  United Kingdom The ship foundered in the English Channel off The Lizard, Cornwall. Her crew were rescued.[122]

4 September[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 4 September 1803
Ship State Description
Camel Kingdom of Etruria The ship foundered in the North Sea off Jutland. Her crew were rescued. She was on a voyage from Livorno, Grand Duchy of Tuscany to Narva, Russia.[123][124][125][126]

12 September[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 12 September 1803
Ship State Description
Friede Lübeck The ship foundered in the Baltic Sea off Cronstadt, Russia.[127]

17 September[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 17 September 1803
Ship State Description
Peggy  United Kingdom The ship was wrecked in the Kattegat while on a voyage from Saint Petersburg, Russia to London.[128]
Refuge  United Kingdom The ship was wrecked in the Kattegat while on a voyage from Riga, Russia to Hull, Yorkshire.[128]

20 September[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 20 September 1803
Ship State Description
Active  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore and wrecked on Canna, Inner Hebrides. She was on a voyage from Greenock, Renfrewshire to Lübeck.[129][130]
Ann  United Kingdom The ship was wrecked on Tiree, Inner Hebrides. Her crew were rescued.[128] She was on a voyage from Memel, Prussia to Cork.[130]

21 September[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 21 September 1803
Ship State Description
Fame  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore near Newcastle upon Tyne, Northumberland.[127]
Fanny  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore and wrecked on the coast of Norfolk with the loss of seven lives.[131] She was on a voyage from Archangelsk, Russia to Hull, Yorkshire.[116]
Nancy  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore at Truro, Cornwall and was wrecked. She was on a voyage from Waterford to Southampton, Hampshire.[132]

22 September[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 22 September 1803
Ship State Description
Anstruther  United Kingdom A strong south-west gale drove Anstruther past Balambangan Island and onto the shoals by Banggi Island. Losses were heavy.[133]
Thornhill  United Kingdom Thornhill was lost at the same time and place as Anstruther.

28 September[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 28 September 1803
Ship State Description
Ekaterina Magdalina  Imperial Russian Navy The transport ship was driven ashore and wrecked at Reval. Her crew were rescued.[134]
Venus  Batavian Republic The ship foundered in the North Sea of the Galloper Sandbank while on a voyage from Schiedam to Bilbao, Spain. Five of crew survived.[123]

30 September[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 30 September 1803
Ship State Description
Junga Peters  Imperial Russian Navy The transport ship was driven ashore at Narva. Her crew were rescued. She was on a voyage from Cronstadt to Reval.[134]

Unknown date[edit]

List of shipwrecks: Unknown date 1803
Ship State Description
Calminda Dantzig The ship was lost on the Anholt Reef, Denmark. She was on a voyage from Dantzig to London, United Kingdom.[135]
Fire Damer  Hamburg War of the Third Coalition: The ship was detained by the privateer James (United Kingdom and was sent in to Falmouth, Cornwall, United Kingdom, where she ran ashore. Fire Damer was on a voyage from Marseille, Bouches-du-Rhone, France to Hamburg.[126]
George  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore at Wallasey, Cheshire. She was on a voyage from Africa to Liverpool, Lancashire.[127]
Hawke  United Kingdom The ship was wrecked on the Gunfleet Sand, in the North Sea off the coast of Essex. Her crew were rescued. She was on a voyage from Newcastle upon Tyne, Northumberland to London.[136]
Hope  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore in the River Thames at Blackwall, Middlesex. She was on a voyage from Jamaica to London.[137]
Ocean  United Kingdom The ship sank at Liverpool.[127]
Peggy  United Kingdom The ship was lost at "Wingo", Sweden. Her crew were rescued.[135]
Refuge  United Kingdom The ship was lost at "Wingo", Sweden. Her crew were rescued.[135]
Ruby  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore and wrecked on the coast of Sweden. She was on a voyage from Riga, Russia to Hull, Yorkshire.[127]
Uranus Stolpe The ship was lost at Stolpe. She was on a voyage from Stolp to London.[135]
Victory  United Kingdom The ship was wrecked on the Hoyle Bank, in Liverpool Bay with the loss of 45 of her crew. She was on a voyage from Liverpool to Africa.[127]
Wenskabet Duchy of Holstein The ship foundered in the North Sea off Tönning.[132] She was on a voyage from Newcastle upon Tyne to Tönning.[127]

October[edit]

1 October[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 1 October 1803
Ship State Description
Les Sept Frères  France War of the Third Coalition: The privateer lugger was driven ashore at Gravelines Nord in an action with HMS Merlin ( Royal Navy) and was wrecked.[138]

4 October[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 4 October 1803
Ship State Description
Lord Nelson  United Kingdom The ship foundered in the Atlantic Ocean while on a voyage from Oporto, Portugal to Portsmouth, Hampshire.[139]

8 October[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 8 October 1803
Ship State Description
Actæon  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore on Gotland, Sweden. She was on a voyage from Narva, Russia to Hull, Yorkshire.[57]
Brifield  United Kingdom The ship was wrecked on Læsø, Denmark while on a voyage from Memel, Prussia to Plymouth, Devon. Her crew were rescued.[140]
Carl Frederick Sweden The ship was lost on the Runnel Stone. She was on a voyage from Stockholm to Dublin, United Kingdom.[141]
Union  United States The ship was driven ashore and wrecked at North Somercotes, Lincolnshire, United Kingdom.[142] She was on a voyage from New York to Hull.[130]

9 October[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 9 October 1803
Ship State Description
Gribswald  Imperial Russian Navy The transport ship was wrecked near Vindava, Courland Governorate with the loss of eight of her crew. She was on a voyage from Cronstadt to Riga.[134]
Mary and Margaret  United Kingdom The ship was wrecked on the Newcomb Sand, in the North Sea off Lowestoft, Suffolk. All on board were rescued.[130][143]

12 October[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 12 October 1803
Ship State Description
Venus  United Kingdom The ship was wrecked on the north coast of Gotland, Sweden. She was on a voyage from Saint Petersburg, Russia to London.[130]

13 October[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 13 October 1803
Ship State Description
Pomona  United Kingdom The ship foundered in the White Sea 2 leagues (6 nautical miles (11 km) north of the Cape of Good Fortune, Russia with the loss of a crew member.[144]

14 October[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 14 October 1803
Ship State Description
Friend's Adventure  United Kingdom The brig was driven ashore at Mappleton, Yorkshire and was wrecked while on a voyage from London to Sunderland, County Durham. Her crew survived.[143]
Lord Nelson  United Kingdom The ship foundered in the Baltic Sea while on a voyage from London to Saint Petersburg, Russia. Her crew were rescued by Friends (United Kingdom)[145]

15 October[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 15 October 1803
Ship State Description
Fortuna Danzig The ship foundered off Fort Rouge while on a voyage from Danzig to Bruges, Lys, France.[145]
Sir Andrew Mitchell  United Kingdom The ship was wrecked in the Bay of Fundy. She was on a voyage from the Bay of Fundy to Liverpool, Lancashire.[146][147]

16 October[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 15 October 1803
Ship State Description
Liddell  United Kingdom The brig was wrecked in the Orkney Islands with the loss of all hands.[57]

17 October[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 15 October 1803
Ship State Description
Gustavus Octavius the Fourth  Russia The ship was wrecked on "Waldam". Her crew were rescued. She was on a voyage from Saint Petersburg to Lisbon, Portugal.[148]
Waakende Oog  Prussia The ship was driven ashore at Skagen, Denmark. She was on a voyage from Memel to London, United Kingdom.[57]

18 October[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 18 October 1803
Ship State Description
Cybelle  United Kingdom The ship departed from Newfoundland, British North America for Grenada. No further trace, presumed foundered in the Atlantic Ocean with the loss of all hands.[149]
Three Sisters  United States The ship foundered while on a voyage from Boston, Massachusetts to Demerara.[150] Her crew were rescued by Venteur ( United Kingdom.[103]

22 October[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 22 October 1803
Ship State Description
Gypsey  United Kingdom The ship was wrecked on Gramsay, Orkney Islands with the loss of her captain. She was on a voyage from Hull, Yorkshire to New York, United States.[151]

25 October[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 25 October 1803
Ship State Description
Margaretta Elizabeth  Prussia The ship was wrecked on Gotland, Sweden. She was on a voyage from Saint Petersburg, Russia to Pillau.[152]

29 October[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 29 October 1803
Ship State Description
General Baird  United Kingdom The ship was destroyed by fire at Balambangan Island.[153][154]

30 October[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 30 October 1803
Ship State Description
Crescent  United Kingdom The ship foundered in Narva Bay.[80]

31 October[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 31 October 1803
Ship State Description
Eagle  United Kingdom The cutter foundered in the North Sea off Margate, Kent with the loss of 26 of the 53 people on board. She was on a voyage from Husum, Schleswig to Lymington, Hampshire. Survivors were rescued by Dispatch ( United Kingdom).[155]
Hope United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland New South Wales The sloop was wrecked on North Head, New South Wales. Her three crew were rescued.[156]

Unknown date[edit]

List of shipwrecks: Unknown date 1803
Ship State Description
Alexander  United Kingdom The ship was wrecked on the coast of Sweden.[148]
Belfield  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore and wrecked on Læsø, Denmark. Her crew were rescued.[157]
Betsey  United Kingdom The ship was wrecked in the Gulf of Finland while on a voyage from London to Saint Petersburg, Russia.[140]
Braun Ross Dantzig The ship foundered in the Baltic Sea. She was on a voyage from Portsmouth, Hampshire to Dantzig.[157]
Cecil  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore and wrecked near Fairlie, Ayrshire. She was on a voyage from Larne, County Antrim to Greenock, Renfrewshire.[148]
Ceres  United Kingdom The ship was wrecked on the coast of Sweden. Her crew were rescued. She was on a voyage from London to Lübeck.[148]
Charlotte Louise  Prussia The ship was wrecked on the Vogel Sand, in the North Sea off the coast of the Batavian Republic. She was on a voyage from Memel to London.[130]
Cicero  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore on Saltholm (or Dragoe), Denmark. She was on a voyage from Narva, Russia to Liverpool, Lancashire.[148] She was gotten off.
Diana  United Kingdom The ship was wrecked at the Cape of Good Hope.[158]
Dimitrii  Russia During a voyage from Okhotsk, Russia, to Kodiak in Russian America, the transport vessel was wrecked in the Catherine Archipelago near Umnak. Her crew and cargo survived, but she was a total loss.[159]
Fama  Portugal The ship was lost on Texel, Batavian Republic.[129]
Friends  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore on the Holderness coast, Yorkshire.[160]
Friendship  United Kingdom The ship was wrecked at Memel with the loss of a crew member. She was on a voyage from Plymouth, Devon to Memel.[148]
Fortune  United Kingdom The ship was wrecked at Narva.[161]
Guardian  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore and wrecked at Memel.[162][163]
Jane  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore at Memel.[162]
Jason  United Kingdom The ship was wrecked on the Goodwin Sands, Kent. She was on a voyage from Sunderland, County Durham to Exeter, Devon.[130]
John & Mary  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore at "Wingo", Sweden.[130]
Jong Peter Lübeck The ship was wrecked on Saaremaa, Russia. She was on a voyage from Lübeck to Saint Petersburg.[157]
Liddel  United Kingdom The ship was wrecked in the Orkney Islands.[157]
Margaret  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore on the coast of Sweden. She was on a voyage from Saint Petersburg to Hull, Yorkshire.[157]
Marquis of Lansdown  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore at Skagen, Denmark.[157]
Martha  United Kingdom The ship was wrecked at Reval, Russia.[161]
Mercury  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore near King's Lynn, Norfolk. She was on a voyage from Memel to Liverpool.[141]
Nancy  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore and wrecked on the coast of Sweden. She was on a voyage from Hull to Reval.[164]
Nile  United Kingdom The ship was wrecked at Memel.[161]
Nymph  United Kingdom The ship foundered in the Baltic Sea. Her crew were rescued. She was on a voyage from Riga, Russia to Exeter.[141]
Olive Branch  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore and wrecked on the coast of Sweden.[157]
Salem  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore in Carmarthen Bay. She was on a voyage from Oporto, Portugal to Carmarthen and Bristol, Gloucestershire.[165]
Samuel and Thomas  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore on the coast of Sweden.[164]
Vigilance  United Kingdom The ship was wrecked at Blakeney, Norfolk.[160]
Wilhelmine Dantzig The ship was lost near Dantzig. She was on a voyage from Liverpool to Dantzig.[157]

November[edit]

1 November[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 3 November 1803
Ship State Description
Loyalty  United Kingdom The sloop was wrecked in the Isles of Scilly. She was on a voyage from Liverpool, Lancashire to Plymouth, Devon.[166]

2 November[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 2 November 1803
Ship State Description
Magdalen  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore on Madeira.[167]

3 November[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 3 November 1803
Ship State Description
Louisa  Hamburg The brig was driven ashore and wrecked at Mottistone, Isle of Wight, United Kingdom. She was on a voyage from Oporto, Portugal to Christiania, Denmark.[168][166]

4 November[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 4 November 1803
Ship State Description
Reizende Wandringsman  Batavian Republic The ship departed from Hellevoetsluis for Oléron, Charente-Maritime, France. No further trace, presumed foundered with the loss of all hasnds.[169]

5 November[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 5 November 1803
Ship State Description
Eliza  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore and wrecked at Saltfleet, Lincolnshire.[112] She was on a voyage from Narva, Russia to Hull, Yorkshire.[166]

6 November[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 6 November 1803
Ship State Description
Thetis  United Kingdom The ship struck the Hendon Rock, in the North Sea off Sunderland, County Durham and sank Her crew were rescued.[48]

8 November[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 8 November 1803
Ship State Description
Sly United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland Guernsey The ship departed from Virginia, United States for Guernsey. No further trace, presumed foundered with the loss of all hands.[170]

9 November[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 9 November 1803
Ship State Description
Sally  United Kingdom The ship sprang a leak and was beached at South Shields, County Durham where she was wrecked. She was on a voyage from Saint Petersburg, Russia to London. Her crew survived.[48]

10 November[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 10 November 1803
Ship State Description
HMS Garland  Royal Navy The sixth rate post ship ran aground off Cap François, Hispaniola. She was set afire and abandoned the next day.
Vrow Gertrude Rostock The ship departed from Gravesend, Kent, United Kingdom for Rostock. No further trace, presumed foundered with the loss of all hands.[171]

11 November[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 11 November 1803
Ship State Description
Charlotte  United Kingdom The ship capsized in the English Channel. Her crew were rescued. She was on a voyage from Poole, Dorset to Portsmouth, Hampshire.[146]

12 November[edit]

List of shipwrecks: December 1802
Ship State Description
Gunboat № 344  French Navy The gunboat was driven ashore on Hayling Island, Hampshire, United Kingdom and was taken possession of by a Customs officer.[168]
Thomas Jefferson  United States The ship departed from Baltimore, Maryland for Oporto, Portugal. No further trace, presumed foundered in the Atlantic Ocean with the loss of all hands.[172]

13 November[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 13 November 1803
Ship State Description
Friend's Goodwill  United Kingdom The ship was wrecked at Whitby, Yorkshire.[173]
Marianne  United Kingdom The ship was wrecked at Port Antonio, Jamaica.[174]

14 November[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 14 November 1803
Ship State Description
Dash  United Kingdom The ship was wrecked on the Haisborough Sands, in the North Sea off the coast of Norfolk. Her crew were rescued. She was on a voyage from Saint Petersburgh, Russia to London.[112][173][146]
Little Catherine  Denmark–Norway The ship was driven ashore on the Niding. She was on a voyage from Copenhagen to the West Indies.[175] Little Catherine was later refloated and taken in to Kalfsund, Sweden.[95]

15 November[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 15 November 1803
Ship State Description
Sophia United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland Guernsey The ship foundered in the English Channel off Beachy Head, East Sussex. Her crew survived. She was on a voyage from Guernsey to London.[176]

17 November[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 17 November 1803
Ship State Description
Ann  United Kingdom The sloop was destroyed by fire in the Irish Sea while on a voyage from Liverpool, Lancashire to Ramelton, County Donegal. Her crew survived.[48]
HMS Circe  Royal Navy The Enterprise-class frigate was wrecked on the Lemon and Ore Sandbank, in the North Sea off the coast of Norfolk. Her crew survived.
James and Ruth  United Kingdom The ship foundered in the Baltic Sea off Reval, Russia. She was on a voyage from Narva, Russia to Chepstow, Monmouthshire.[177]

18 November[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 19 November 1803
Ship State Description
Countess of Chatham  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore on Coll, Outer Hebrides. She was on a voyage from Christiana, Norway to Barnstaple, Devon.[167]
Joseph  United Kingdom The ship was abandoned in the Atlantic Ocean (46°14′N 42°30′W / 46.233°N 42.500°W / 46.233; -42.500). Her crew were rescued. She was on a voyage from New York, United States to Plymouth, Devon.[167]

19 November[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 19 November 1803
Ship State Description
John & Ann  United Kingdom The ship departed from Newfoundland, British North America for Greenock, Renfrewshire. No further trace, presumed foundered in the Atlantic Ocean with the loss of all hands.[178]
La Conception  Spain The polacca was driven ashore in the Bay of Cádiz.[177]
L'Adeie  France The brig was driven ashore in the Bay of Cadiz.[177]
Success  United Kingdom The ship was wrecked on the Spanish Battery Rocks, South Shields, County Durham.[112]

20 November[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 20 November 1803
Ship State Description
Vrouw Geeske Margaritha  Batavian Republic The ship was wrecked on Ameland with the loss of two lives.[177]

20 November[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 22 November 1803
Ship State Description
Sally  United Kingdom The ship departed from Helsingør, Denmark for Portsmouth, Hampshire. No further trace, presumed foundered with the loss of all hands.[179]

22 November[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 22 November 1803
Ship State Description
Affinity  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore at Southsea, Hampshire.[180]
Bellona  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore at Southsea.[180]

23 November[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 23 November 1803
Ship State Description
Caroline  United Kingdom The ship foundered in the North Sea off Domesnes, Norway with the loss of all hands. She was on a voyage from Dantzig to London.[106]

24 November[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 24 November 1803
Ship State Description
Speculation  United Kingdom The ship was lost near Calais, France. She was on a voyage from Newcastle upon Tyne, Northumberland to Weymouth, Dorset.[181]

25 November[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 26 November 1803
Ship State Description
Commerce  United States The ship was lost near Hellevoet, Batavian Republic.[95]
Favorite  United States The ship was lost near Hellevoet.[95]

26 November[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 26 November 1803
Ship State Description
Crown Prince Danzig The ship was lost on the Sandhammer Reef, in the Baltic Sea. She was on a voyage from Dantzig to and English port.[182]
Jonge Kock  Prussia The ship was wrecked at the mouth of the Ems while on a voyage from London, United Kingdom to Emden.[177]

28 November[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 28 November 1803
Ship State Description
Bee  United Kingdom The ship was wrecked at South Shields, County Durham. All six crew were rescued by the lifeboat Northumberland (United Kingdom).[183]
William  United Kingdom The ship departed from Miramichi, New Brunswick, British North America for Liverpool, Lancashire. No further trace, presumed foundered in the Atlantic Ocean with the loss of all hands.[184]

29 November[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 28 November 1803
Ship State Description
Fanny  United Kingdom The merchantman wrecked in the South China Sea.[185][186]

30 November[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 30 November 1803
Ship State Description
Atty  United Kingdom The ship was wrecked on Læsø, Denmark with the loss of all hands.[187][188]
Clementina  United Kingdom The ship was wrecked on Læsø, Denmark while on a voyage from Memel, Prussia to Chepstow, Monmouthshire.[189]
Dolphin  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore on Anholt, Denmark.[190]
Grezell  United Kingdom The ship was wrecked at Cape Wrath, Caithness. She was on a voyage from Gothenburg, Sweden to Ayr.[175]
Jason  United Kingdom The ship was wrecked at Anholt, Denmark.[191]
Langton  United Kingdom The ship was wrecked on the Nidens, in the Kattegat. She was on a voyage from Memel to Lancaster, Lancashire.[191][175]
Laurel  United Kingdom The ship was wrecked on the Nidens. She was on a voyage from Saint Petersburg, Russia to London.[191][175]
Maria Margareth or Mary and Margaret  United Kingdom The ship was wrecked on the Nidens. She was on a voyage from Riga, Russia to Leith, Lothian.[191][175]
Norval  United Kingdom The ship was wrecked 30 leagues (90 nautical miles (170 km) from Bic, Lower Canada, British North America. Her crew were rescued. She was on a voyage from Quebec City, Lower Canada to Lisbon, Portugal.[106]
Retrieve  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore and wrecked on Læsø. Her crew survived.[187][188]
William  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore on Anholt.[190]

Unknown date[edit]

List of shipwrecks: Unknown date 1803
Ship State Description
Admiral Nelson  United Kingdom The ship was abandoned in the Baltic Sea. Her crew were rescued by Friends (United Kingdom). She was on a voyage from London to Saint Petersburg, Russia.Admiral Nelson was later towed in to Ventava, Courland Governorate by Betty's and Susan ( United Kingdom).[57] She was a total loss.[192]
Alethea  United Kingdom The ship was wrecked near Kuressaare, Russia. She was on a voyage from Liverpool, Lancashire to Reval, Russia[192]
Aurora  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore and wrecked at Deal, Kent.[80]
Boreas  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore and damaged at Dantzig.[193]
Caroline  France The ship, a prize, was driven ashore and wrecked at Northfleet, Kent.[80]
Catharine  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore at Formby, Lancashire. She was on a voyage from Dublin to Liverpool.[194]
Charlotte  United Kingdom The ship was wrecked on Anticosti Island, Lower Canada, British North America. She was on a voyage from Quebec City, Lower Canada to Jamaica.[195]
Christian Duchy of Holstein The ship was driven ashore near Tonningen. She was on a voyage from Hull, Yorkshire, United Kingdom to Tonningen.[80]
Christina Sweden The ship was driven ashore and wrecked near "Kongsbacka". She was on a voyage from London to Gothenburg.[57]
Dre Zeelust Flag unknown The ship foundered in the White Sea with the loss of all hands.[167]
Dolphin  United Kingdom The ship foundered off Beaumaris, Anglesey. She was on a voyage from Newry, County Antrim to Liverpool.[194]
Felicite  Prussia The ship was lost in the Baltic Sea. She was on a voyage from Memel to London.[152]
Fortuna  United Kingdom The ship foundered in Narva Bay. She was on a voyage from Narva, Russia to Liverpool.[57]
Gipsey  United Kingdom The ship foundered off the Orkney Islands. She was on a voyage from New York, United States to Hull.[57]
Hermes  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore and wrecked at Lowestoft, Suffolk. She was on a voyage from Saint Petersburg to London.[192]
Hussar  United Kingdom The privateer was wrecked on the Isle of Skye.[146]
Industry  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore at Deal.[80]
John  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore at Dantzig. She was on a voyage from Kirkcaldy, Fife to Dantzig.[57]
Juffrow Jacobi Lübeck The ship was wrecked on the Goodwin Sands, Kent, United Kingdom with the loss of four of her crew. She was on a voyage from Liverpool to Lübeck.[112]
Little George  United Kingdom The ship was wrecked on the Île d'Orleans, Lower Canada, British North America.[196] She was on a voyage from Quebec City, Lower Canada to Bristol, Gloucestershire.[197]
Margaret & Eliza  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore on Gotland, Sweden. She was on a voyage from Narva to Liverpool.[57]
Martha  United Kingdom The ship was wrecked near Reval, Russia.[152]
Martin  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore and severely damaged at Plymouth, Devon. She was later refloated and taken in to Plymouth.[194]
Nile  United Kingdom The ship foundered in the Baltic Sea. Her crew were rescued.[198]
Northumberland  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore at Dragør, Denmark.[80] She was later refloated and taken in to Helsingør, Denmark.[175]
Polly & Nancy  United Kingdom The ship was wrecked near Padstow, Cornwall. She was on a voyage from Cork to London.[198]
Robert  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore on the Isle of Mull. She was on a voyage from Saint Petersburg to Dublin.[192]
Sally  United Kingdom The ship was wrecked on the Herd Sand, in the North Sea off the coast of County Durham. She was on a voyage from Saint Petersburg to Plymouth, Devon.[198]
Sophia Dorothea Lübeck The ship departed from Hull for Lübeck. No further trace, presumed foundered with the loss of all hands.[195]
Sparsamhest Lübeck The ship was lost near Dagerort, Russia. She was on a voyage from Saint Petersburg to Lübeck.[152]
St. Eric Sweden The ship was wrecked on the Swedish coast. She was on a voyage from Öland to Hull.[80]
Success  United Kingdom The ship was wrecked at South Shields, County Durham.[194]
Susanna  United Kingdom The ship was wrecked on Saaremaa, Russia. Her crew were rescued.[80]
Theodore  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore in the Orkney Islands. She was on a voyage from Dantzig to Londonderry.[57]
Trimmer  United Kingdom The ship was wrecked on the French coast with the loss of all hands.[80]

December[edit]

1 December[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 1 December 1803
Ship State Description
Anna Buletta  Denmark–Norway The ship was abandoned in the Atlantic Ocean. Her crew were rescued by Neptunus ( United Kingdom). Anna Buletta was on a voyage from Saint Croix to Copenhagen.[199]
Constantia  Prussia The ship foundered off the mouth of the Weser while on a voyage from Plymouth, Devon, United Kingdom to Emden. Her crew were rescued.[177][200]

5 December[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 5 December 1803
Ship State Description
HMS Avenger  Royal Navy The sloop-of-war was wrecked in the Heligoland Bight at the mouth of the Weser. All 80 of her crew were rescued.[201][202]
Lilly  United States The ship was wrecked at Abacoa, Spanish Florida while on a voyage from Georgia to Nassau, Bahamas.[203]

6 December[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 6 December 1803
Ship State Description
Copenhagen  Denmark–Norway The ship was wrecked off Calai, France. She was on a voyage from Copenhagen to Saint Croix.[182]
President  United States The ship was wrecked at Boulogne, Pas-de-Calais, France while on a voyage from Amsterdam, Batavian Republic to Baltimore, Maryland.[204]

9 December[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 9 December 1803
Ship State Description
Mary  United Kingdom The ship departed from Newfoundland, British North America. No further trace, presumed foundered with the loss of all hands.[205]
Testimony  United Kingdom The ship departed from Liverpool, Lancashire for Teignmouth, Devon. No further trace, presumed foundered with the loss of all hands.[206]

10 December[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 10 December 1803
Ship State Description
Ceres  United Kingdom The brig sprang a leak in the North Sea and was beached at Whitby, Yorkshire, where she was wrecked.[207]
Daking  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore and wrecked at Littlehampton, West Sussex.[207] She was on a voyage from Newcastle upon Tyne, Northumberland to Littlehampton.[95]
Delight  United Kingdom The ship was wrecked in the North Sea off Lowestoft, Suffolk. Her crew were rescued.[207]
Eagle  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore at Sunderland, County Durham. She was refloated on 15 December but then foundered.[207]
Elizabeth  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore near St Austell, Cornwall. She was on a voyage from London to São Miguel Island, Azores. Elizabeth was later refloated and taken in to Charlestown, Cornwall.[182]
Maria Rostock The ship was last sighted on this date. She was on a voyage from Rostock to London.[208]
HMS Minx  Royal Navy The Archer-class gun-brig was driven ashore at Dover, Kent. Her crew were rescued.[207] She was refloated five or six days later.[209]
Reward  United Kingdom The ship was wrecked at Blakeney, Norfolk. Her crew were rescued.[207]
HMS Shannon  Royal Navy
HMS Shannon.

War of the Third Coalition: The frigate ran aground on Tatihou, Manche, France. She was set afire the next day to prevent her capture by the French. Her crew were taken prisoner.

Tradesman  United Kingdom The ship foundered in the North Sea off Spurn Point, Yorkshire with the loss of all hands.[210]

11 December[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 11 December 1803
Ship State Description
Molly  United States The brig was wrecked at Currituck, North Carolina with the loss of 24 lives. She was on a voyage from Jamaica to Norfolk, Virginia.[211]

12 December[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 12 December 1803
Ship State Description
Maria  United Kingdom The ship was wrecked on the Sunk Sand, in the North Sea off Great Yarmouth, Norfolk while on a voyage from Dundee, Forfarshire to London.[209]

14 December[edit]

List of shipwrecks: December 1803
Ship State Description
Grenada  United Kingdom The sloop was lost at Cowes, Isle of Wight.[103]

15 December[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 15 December 1803
Ship State Description
Hamburgh Packet  United Kingdom The ship foundered in the North Sea off East Haven, Forfarshire with the loss of all hands. She was on a voyage from Danzig to London.[212]
Jane  United Kingdom The sloop was in collision with Scorpion ( United Kingdom) off St Davids Head, Pembrokeshire and foundered. Her crew were rescued by Scorpion. Jane was on a voyage from Liverpool, Lancashire to Cork.[44]
Roden  United Kingdom The ship struck a rock and foundered in Blacksod Bay.[213]
Scipio  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore on the Horse Shoe Reef, Virginia, United States.[214]
Society  United Kingdom The brig was driven ashore 3 nautical miles (5.6 km) west of Arbroath, Forfarshire. Her crew were rescued.[187]
Three Sisters  United Kingdom The snow was driven ashore at Lurgan, County Armagh.[213][215]

16 December[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 16 December 1803
Ship State Description
Antelope  United Kingdom The schooner was driven ashore and wrecked at Montrose, Forfarshire. Her crew were rescued.[212][216]
Christian  United Kingdom The ship foundered off Ballagan, County Armagh.[213]
John  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore and wrecked at Montrose with the loss of six of her nine crew.[216]
King George  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore and wrecked at Hamilton Point, County Armagh.[213]
Polly  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore and wrecked at East Haven, Forfarshire with the loss of all hands.[217]
Providence  United Kingdom The ship sank at Dublin.[213] She was on a voyage from Liverpool, Lancashire to Wexford.[199]
Tagus  United Kingdom The ship was wrecked at Whiteness, Shetland Islands with the loss of all hands.[218]
Tar  United Kingdom The ship was wrecked at Carn Point, County Wexford while on a voyage from Liverpool, Lancashire to London. Her crew were rescued.[213][219]
Thomas  United Kingdom The brig was driven ashore at Nigg, Aberdeenshire and wrecked with the loss of seven of her eleven crew.[218]
Waedewit  Prussia The ship was driven ashore and wrecked at Cowie, Aberdeenshire with the loss of seven of her fourteen crew.[187][217]

17 December[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 17 December 1803
Ship State Description
Hornby  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore at Marsh Chapel, Lincolnshire.[220] Her crew were rescued.[216] She was on a voyage from Riga, Russia to Hull, Yorkshire.[199] She was refloated in August 1804 and taken in to Grimsby, Lincolnshire.[220]

18 December[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 18 December 1803
Ship State Description
Maria Magdalena Sweden The brig was driven ashore at Flamborough Head, Yorkshire, United Kingdom and was wrecked. She was of a voyage from Gävle to Marseille, Bouches-du-Rhône, France. Her crew were rescued.[216]

19 December[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 19 December 1803
Ship State Description
Christiana  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore and wrecked at Fraserburgh, Aberdeenshire with the loss of five of her 24 crew.[217]
New Draper  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore at Chichester, West Sussex. She was on a voyage from Newry, County Antrim to London.[44]
Robert  United Kingdom The snow was driven ashore at Ruswick Bay, Yorkshire devoid of crew.[216] She was on a voyage from Dantzig to London.[199]

20 December[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 20 December 1803
Ship State Description
Antelope  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore at Montrose, Forfarshire. Her crew were rescued.[218]
Copelin  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore near Cork.[197]
Nancy  United Kingdom The brig foundered in the North Sea south of Arbroath, Forfarshire.[218]
New Greenwich  United Kingdom The ship, a brig or brigantine, was driven ashore south of Bervie, Aberdeenshire and wrecked with the loss of all hands.[217][218]

21 December[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 21 December 1803
Ship State Description
Ariel  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore on the Northumberland coast and was wrecked. She was on a voyage from Memel, Prussia to Sunderland, County Durham.[187]
Harmony  United States The ship was driven ashore near King's Lynn, Norfolk, United Kingdom. She was on a voyage from Embden, Prussia to Baltimore, Maryland.[221]
Krageroe  Denmark The ship was wrecked on Housay, Shetland Islands, United Kingdom.[174]

22 December[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 22 December 1803
Ship State Description
Hunter  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore near Wexford. She was on a voyage from Greenock, Renfrewshire to the West Indies[215]
Nancy and Katty Sweden The ship was driven ashore and wrecked at Rattray Head, Aberdeenshire, United Kingdom. Her crew were rescued.[217]

23 December[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 23 December 1803
Ship State Description
Hunter  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore and wrecked at Greenock, Renfrewshire. Her crew were rescued.[200]
Mary  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore at Black Dog, Aberdeenshire. Six crew were rescued, four having been lost before she came ashore.[217] She was on a voyage from Memel, Prussia to London.[174]

24 December[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 24 December 1803
Ship State Description
Neta Henderika  Prussia The ship was driven ashore near Southwold, Suffolk, United Kingdom.[197]
Thomas  United Kingdom The collier foundered in the North Sea off Great Yarmouth, Norfolk. Her crew were rescued[216]

25 December[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 25 December 1803
Ship State Description
Catherine and Mary  United Kingdom The privateer foundered in the Cattewater.[219]
Cosmopolitan  United Kingdom The privateer was wrecked at Plymouth, Devon.[181]
HMS La Suffisante  Royal Navy The sloop-of-war foundered at Cork with the loss of ten of her crew.[222]
Les Amis or Les Deux Amis  France The ship, a prize, was wrecked in the Cattewater.[219][181]
Pitt  United Kingdom The sloop foundered in Stokes Bay. Her crew were rescued.[223]
Townsend  United Kingdom The West Indiaman was driven ashore and wrecked at Southsea Castle, Hampshire. She was on a voyage from London to Dominica.[223][44]
Unity  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore and wrecked in Deadman's Bay while on a voyage from Jersey, Channel Islands to Liverpool, Lancashire. Her crew were rescued.[219]

26 December[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 26 December 1803
Ship State Description
Thomas  United Kingdom The brig was driven ashore at Nigg, Aberdeenshire and was wrecked with the loss of seven of her eleven crew.[216]

27 December[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 27 December 1803
Ship State Description
Ariel  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore crewless and wrecked 3 nautical miles (5.6 km) north of Berwick upon Tweed.[197]
Earl of Wycombe  United Kingdom The ship departed from Halifax, Nova Scotia, British North America for Liverpool, Lancashire. No further trace, presumed foundered in the Atlantic Ocean with the loss of all hands.[184]
Mary  United Kingdom The ship was wrecked near Glendore, County Cork. All on board were rescued. She was on a voyage from Bristol, Gloucestershire to Charleston, South Carolina, United States.[197]

29 December[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 29 December 1803
Ship State Description
Polly  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore and wrecked at Portland, Dorset while on a voyage from Newfoundland, British North America to Poole, Dorset.[174]

30 December[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 30 December 1803
Ship State Description
Grappler  Royal Navy En route from Guernsey to Granville, Manche on the 23 December, the Courser-class gun-brig sought shelter off the island of Maitre, one of the Iles Chausey. The storm abated on 30 December, but on leaving the anchorage a hawser parted and HMS Grappler drifted on to a half-tide rock, breaking in two as the tide dropped.[224]

31 December[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 31 December 1803
Ship State Description
Clementina  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore on Læsø and was wrecked with the loss of all hands.[187]
Dorothea  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore on Læsø and was wrecked with the loss of all hands. She was on a voyage from Danzig, Prussia to Hull, Yorkshire.[187]
Jason  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore of Læsø and was wrecked with the loss of five of her crew. She was on a voyage from Saint Petersburg to London.[187]
Satisfaction  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore on Læsø and was wrecked with the loss of two of her crew. She was on a voyage from Saint Petersburg to London.[187]
Standard  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore on Læsø with the loss of all hands. She was on a voyage from Saint Petersburg to London.[187][225]

Unknown date[edit]

List of shipwrecks: Unknown date 1803
Ship State Description
Adriana  Prussia The ship was lost at the mouth of the Ems.[182]
Albion  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore on Læsø, Denmark and was wrecked. Her crew were rescued. She was on a voyage from Saint Petersburg, Russia to London.[187]
Albion  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore at Dunbar, Lothian. She was on a voyage from Pillau, Prussia to London.[221]
Alert  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore on the Scottish coast while on a voyage from Memel, Prussia to South Shields, County Durham.[219]
Alexander  Russia The ship was driven ashore near Calais, France. She was on a voyage from Saint Petersburg to London.[182]
Alexander  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore near Leigh-on-Sea, Essex.[215]
Alexander  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore on Læso. She was on a voyage from Saint Petersburg to London.[215]
Ann  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore at Paull, Yorkshire.[167]
Ann  United Kingdom The ship was lost on the Norwegian coast. She was on a voyage from Riga, Russia to Liverpool, Lancashire.[175]
Anna  Russia The ship was wrecked on the coast of Norfolk, United Kingdom. She was on a voyage from Saint Petersburg to La Rochelle, Charente-Maritime.[199]
Anna Maria  United Kingdom The ship was wrecked near Dublin. Her crew were rescued. She was on a voyage from Cádiz, Spain to Dublin.[44]
Anna Mathilda Flag unknown The ship was driven ashore and wrecked at "Sololilza" with the loss of a crew member.[167]
Aphrodite  Prussia The ship was driven ashore near Calais. She was on a voyage from Embden to Bourdeaux, Gironde, France.[182]
Argo  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore on Læsø. Her crew were rescued. She was on a voyage from Saint Petersburg to London.[187][219] Argo was refloated in June 1804 and taken in to Aalborg, Denmark for repairs.[226]
Atlas  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore and wrecked at "Sololilza". Her crew were rescued.[167]
Attempt  United Kingdom The ship foundered in the English Channel off Rye, East Sussex. She was on a voyage from London to Rye.[95]
Bayomaire  France War of the Third Coalition: The privateer was driven ashore on the French coast in an engagement with HMS Ardent ( Royal Navy) and was destroyed by her crew.[216]
Betsey  United Kingdom The ship was wrecked near Dunkerque, Nord, France. She was on a voyage from Amsterdam, Batavian Republic to Boston, Lincolnshire.[182]
Betsey  United Kingdom The brig was wrecked near Arbroath, Forfarshire with the loss of all hands.[182]
Boerse Lübeck The ship was driven ashore near Lübeck while on a voyage from Liverpool to Lübeck.[219]
Bristol  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore and wrecked at "Annarey", County Antrim. She was on a voyage from Lisbon, Portugal to Liverpool.[44]
Britannia  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore near Waterford. She was on a voyage from Ipswich, Suffolk to Liverpool.[227]
Carl Duchy of Holstein The ship was driven ashore near Calais. She was on a voyage from Tonningen to Charleston, South Carolina, United States.[199]
Carolina Frederica Stettin The ship was driven ashore and wrecked at Bullers Buchan, Aberdeenshire, United Kingdom. Her crew were rescued. She was on a voyage from Stettin to London.[174]
Centaurus United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland Guernsey The ship was wrecked on the coast of France. She was on a voyage from Rotterdam, Batavian Republic to Guernsey.[167]
Charlotte  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore near "Alemouth". She was on a voyage from Saint Petersburg to Dundee, Forfarshire.[44]
Charlotte  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore in the "Termensickin River", Ireland.[44]
Clyde  United Kingdom The sloop was driven ashore and wrecked on Islay. She was on a voyage from Saltcoats, Ayrshire to an Irish port.[221]
Commerce  United States The ship was driven ashore on Goree, Batavian Republic.[177]
Concord  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore and wrecked at Holyhead, Anglesey. She was on a voyage from Youghal, County Cork to Liverpool.[219]
Cornelia Eleonora Lübeck The ship was wrecked on Læsø. She was on a voyage from Hull, Yorkshire, United Kingdom to Lübeck.[182]
Cotton Planter  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore near King's Lynn, Norfolk. She was on a voyage from Saint Petersburg to London.[167]
Diana  United States The ship was lost near Goree.[227]
Diligent  United Kingdom The ship was wrecked on the Dutch coast. She was on a voyage from Saint Petersburg to Barcelona, Spain.[227]
Dorothea  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore on Læsø and was wrecked.[213]
Duke of Athol  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore on Læsø and was wrecked. Her crew were rescued. She was on a voyage from Riga, Russia to London.[187]
Eagle  United States The ship was driven ashore on Goree.[177]
Echo  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore near Flastrand, on the coast of Jutland. Her crew were rescued. She was on a voyage from Saint Petersburg to Rochester, Kent.[227]
Fame  United Kingdom Captain Thompson's ship was wrecked at Drogheda, County Louth. She was on a voyage from Waterford to Liverpool.[181]
Fame United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland Guernsey Captain Yeats's ship was driven ashore near Drogheda.[181]
Flora  United Kingdom The ship was wrecked at Portland, Dorset with the loss of three lives. She was on a voyage from Newfoundland to Poole, Dorset.[228]
Frederika  Prussia The ship was wrecked on Saltholm, Denmark. She was on a voyage from Memel to London.[227]
Friends  United Kingdom The brig was wrecked at Balbriggan, County Dublin with the loss of three of her crew.[229][199]
Friends  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore between Dundalk and Drogheda, County Louth.[215]
General Johnson  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore and wrecked at Balbriggan, County Dublin.[221]
Hector  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore and wrecked near Wexford.[215]
Houghton  United Kingdom The ship foundered on a voyage from Canton to Bombay.[230]
Jane and Bella  United Kingdom The ship sank at Dublin.[199]
Jeannie  United Kingdom The sloop foundered in the Irish Sea 3 nautical miles (5.6 km) off the Point of Ayre, Isle of Man. She was on a voyage from Whitehaven, Lancashire to Peel, Isle of Man. Her crew were rescued.[231]
Joseph and Hannah  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore on Læsø and was wrecked with the loss of all hands. She was on a voyage from Memel, Prussia to London.[187][215]
Juno  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore at Grimsby, Lincolnshire while on a voyage from Memel to Liverpool.[219] Her crew were rescued.[182]
Katty  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore on the Isle of Man. She was on a voyage from Limerick to Liverpool.[215]
Kelly  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore on the coast of the Isle of Man while on a voyage from Limerick to Liverpool.[219]
Kron Prince  Prussia The ship was wrecked at Dublin.[213]
Lady Saltoun  United Kingdom The sloop foundered in the North Sea off Stonehaven, Aberdeenshire.[218]
Loftus  Batavian Republic The ship was wrecked on the Portuguese coast with the loss of over 300 lives. She was on a voyage from Demerara to Amsterdam.[232]
London Packet  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore and wrecked on the Isle of Portland, Dorset.[175]
Lune  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore near Dublin. She was on a voyage from London to Dublin.[44]
Lytiskier Sweden The ship was driven ashore near "Alemouth". She was on a voyage from Stockholm to London.[44]
Maria  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore at Paull. She was on a voyage from Narva, Russia to Hull, Yorkshire.[167]
Martha Magdalena Sweden The ship was wrecked off Flamborough Head. She was on a voyage from Gefle to Hull.[182]
Mary  United Kingdom The ship was wrecked on the Portuguese coast while on a voyage from Cork to Lisbon.[209]
Mary  United Kingdom The ship was lost in Dublin Bay.[199]
Mercury  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore on Saaremaa.[227]
Mayflower  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore at South Shields, County Durham.[182]
New Draper  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore and wrecked near Chichester, West Sussex.[233]
Norske Lowe  Denmark–Norway The ship foundered in the English Channel off Boulogne, Pas-de-Calais, France. Her crew were rescued. She was on a voyage from Guernsey, Channel Islands to Dort, Batavian Republic.[95]
Peggy  United Kingdom The ship sank at Waterford. She was on a voyage from Newport, Monmouthshire to Carmarthen.[181]
Peggy  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore at Wexford. She was on a voyage from Greenock to Wexford.[44]
Phœnix  United Kingdom The ship was wrecked on the coast of Norway. Her crew were rescued.[219]
Pomona Flag unknown The ship was driven ashore near "Sololilza". Her crew were rescued.[167]
Pursuit  United Kingdom The ship was wrecked on the Aberdeenshire coast 17 nautical miles (31 km) north of Aberdeen with the loss of four of her crew.[187] She was on a voyage from London to Kiel, Duchy of Holstein.[44]
Rebecca  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore on Læsø and was wrecked with the loss of a crew member. She was on a voyage from Riga to Leith, Lothian.[187][215]
Retrieve  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore on Læsø. She was refloated in May 1804 and take in to Aalborg[234]
Robert  United Kingdom The ship foundered in the Baltic or North Sea.[235]
Roebuck  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore in Holy Loch. She was on a voyage from Whitehaven, Cumberland to the Clyde.[215]
Rolina  Batavian Republic The ship was driven ashore near Calais. She was on a voyage from the Vlie to Saint-Vaast-la-Hougue, Manche, France.[182]
Rover  United Kingdom The ship was wrecked in Black Sod Bay, County Donegal. She was on a voyage from Saint Petersburg to Dublin.[95]
Ruby  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore at "Sololilza". Her crew were rescued.[167]
Shakespear  United Kingdom The ship was wrecked on the Norwegian coast. She was on a voyage from Saint Petersburg to Liverpool.[175]
Sojus  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore at "Sololilza". Her crew were rescued.[167]
St Juan Baptista  Spain The ship foundered off the North Foreland, Kent. Her crew were rescued. She was on a voyage from Deva to London.[44]
Supply  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore on Læsø and was wrecked. She was on a voyage from Danzig, Prussia to Whitby, Yorkshire. Her crew were rescued.[187][215] She was refloated in May 1804 and taken