List of shipwrecks in 1806

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The list of shipwrecks in 1806 includes some ships sunk, wrecked or otherwise lost during 1806.


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1806
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Sep Oct Nov Dec
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January[edit]

2 January[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 2 January 1806
Ship Country Description
Hercules  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore near Ryde, Isle of Wight. She was on a voyage from London to Demerara. Hercules was later refloated.[1]
Le Regulateur  France The privateer, a schooner, was sunk off Cuba in an engagement with HMS Malabar and HMS Wolf (both  Royal Navy).[2][3]

4 January[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 4 January 1806
Ship Country Description
Columbia  United States The ship was list near Little Egg Harbour, New Jersey. She was on a voyage from Lisbon, Portugal to New York.[4]
Vigilant  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore and wrecked at Boulogne, Pas-de-Calais, France. She was on a voyage from São Miguel, Cape Verde Islands to London.[5]

6 January[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 6 January 1806
Ship Country Description
William and Mary  United Kingdom The ship foundered in the Irish Sea off Milford Haven, Pembrokeshire with the loss of all hands.[6]

8 January[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 8 January 1806
Ship Country Description
Vigilant  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore at Boulogne, Pas-de-Calais, France. She was on a voyage from São Miguel Island, Azores to London.[7]

9 January[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 9 January 1806
Ship Country Description
Cecelia  United Kingdom The ship foundered in the Irish Sea off Holyhead, Anglesey, with the loss of all hands. She was on a voyage from Dublin to Barbados.[8]

10 January[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 10 January 1806
Ship Country Description
Atalante  French Navy War of the Third Coalition, Battle of Blaauwberg: The Virginie-class frigate was run ashore and wrecked at the Cape of Good Hope to avoid capture by the British.
Bato  Batavian Republic Navy War of the Third Coalition, Battle of Blaauwberg: The third rate ship of the line was run ashore and set afire at the Cape of Good Hope to avoid capture by the British.
Grace  United States The ship was driven ashore in Loch Ryan. She was on a voyage from Belfast, County Antrim, United Kingdom to New York.[9]
Governor Milne  United Kingdom The ship ran onto rocks in the Isles of Scilly. She was later refloated and beached.[10] Governor Milne was on a voyage from Grenada to London.[11]
Hawk  United Kingdom The brig was driven ashore at Marfleet, Yorkshire.[12]
Industry  United Kingdom The ship foundered in the Irish Sea with the loss of all hands. She was on a voyage from Drogheda, County Louth, to Workington, Lancashire.[9]
Mary Ann  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore in Loch Ryan. She was on a voyage from Greenock, Renfrewshire, to Charleston, South Carolina, United States.[9]
Sally  United States The ship was wrecked in Holyhead Bay.[6]

11 January[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 11 January 1806
Ship Country Description
HMS Hibernia  Royal Navy The first rate ship of the line capsized in the Wembury River with the loss of nineteen of her crew.[13] She was later refloated, repaired and returned to service.

12 January[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 12 January 1806
Ship Country Description
Rising Star  United States The ship was wrecked on the French coast.[14]

14 January[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 14 January 1806
Ship Country Description
Duke of York  United Kingdom The ship foundered in the Thames Estuary off Sheerness, Kent. Her four crew were rescued.[15]

15 January[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 15 January 1806
Ship Country Description
HMS Anson  Royal Navy The Intrepid-class ship of the line was driven ashore at Portsmouth, Hampshire.[9] She was later refloated, repaired and returned to service.
Colpoys  United Kingdom The brig was driven ashore at Portsmouth.[9]
Union  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore at Portsmouth.[9]

16 January[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 16 January 1806
Ship Country Description
Russel  United Kingdom The collier foundered in the English Channel off Weymouth, Dorset with the loss of all ten people on board.[10][16]

17 January[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 17 January 1806
Ship Country Description
Jessie  United Kingdom The ship sprang a leak and foundered in the North Sea off Flamborough Head, Yorkshire. Her crew were rescued by Betsey ( United Kingdom).[5][17][7]

18 January[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 18 January 1806
Ship Country Description
Margaret and Agnes  United Kingdom The ship was wrecked on Rommanish Island, in Castlegolan Bay. She was on a voyage from Sligo to Greenock, Renfrewshire.[18]

20 January[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 20 January 1806
Ship Country Description
Harriot  United Kingdom The ship ran aground on the Ness Sand, in the Bristol Channel. She was refloated but drove ashore at Cowbridge, Glamorgan. Her crew were rescued.[10][19] Harriot was on a voyage from Lisbon, Portugal to Bristol, Gloucestershire.[20]
Tiber  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore and wrecked at Great Yarmouth, Norfolk.[17][21]
Thomas  United Kingdom The ship was wrecked on the Ness Sand. Her crew were rescued. She was on a voyage from Oporto, Portugal to Bristol, Gloucestershire.[10][19]

22 January[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 22 January 1806
Ship Country Description
Penrhyn  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore and wrecked at Barry, Glamorgan. Her crew were rescued. Sh3 was on a voyage from Malta to Liverpool, Lancashire.[17][22]

23 January[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 23 January 1806
Ship Country Description
Jason  Denmark The galiot was driven ashore and wrecked at Ilfracombe, Devon, United Kingdom with the loss of all hands. She was on a voyage from Copenhagen to Bristol, Gloucestershire, United Kingdom.[23]
Jenny's Adventure  United Kingdom The ship was run down and sunk in the North Sea off the coast of Yorkshire by Broderick ( United Kingdom). Three of her crew were killed.[17]
Peggy  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore at Abbotsbury, Dorset, with the loss of all hands. She was on a voyage from Guernsey, Channel Islands, to Topsham, Devon.[24]

24 January[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 24 January 1806
Ship Country Description
Ann  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore on Jura and was wrecked. She was on a voyage from Sligo to Greenock, Renfrewshire.[5]
Friendship  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore and wrecked near Peterhead, Aberdeenshire. Her crew survived.[25]
Jeremiah  United Kingdom The sloop struck the Seat Rock, in the North Sea off Lindisfarne, Northumberland and sank. Her four crew survived.[17] She was on a voyage from Montrose, Forfarshire, to Newcastle upon Tyne, Northumberland.[7]

25 January[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 25 January 1806
Ship Country Description
Prince of Wales  United Kingdom The ship struck the Giant's Stairs Rocks, Cork and sank.[22] She was on a voyage from Cork to London.[21]

26 January[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 26 January 1806
Ship Country Description
Duke of York  United Kingdom The ship was run down and sunk in the English Channel off Dungeness, Kent by Arethusa ( United Kingdom) Three of her crew were killed.[26]
Harmony  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore on Lindisfarne, Northumberland and was wrecked with the loss of a crew member.[17]

27 January[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 27 January 1806
Ship Country Description
Nile  United Kingdom The ship foundered in the North Sea off Lowestoft, Suffolk. She was on a voyage from Saint Petersburg, Russia to London.[22]

28 January[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 28 January 1806
Ship Country Description
Daphne  United Kingdom The brig was driven onto the Spanish Battery Rocks, South Shields, County Durham.[17]

29 January[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 29 January 1806
Ship Country Description
Sally  United Kingdom The ship was abandoned by her crew, who were rescued by Boyd. She was on a voyage from Surinam to London.[27]

30 January[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 30 January 1806
Ship Country Description
Ann and Theresa  United Kingdom The ship was lost on the Nash Sands, in the Bristol Channel. Her three crew were rescued. She was on a voyage from Penclawdd, Glamorgan, to Bristol, Gloucestershire.[28]

Unknown date[edit]

List of shipwrecks: Unknown date 1806
Ship Country Description
Active  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore at Poole, Dorset.[9] She was later refloated.[10]
Adventure  United Kingdom The ship was wrecked at Jersey, Channel Islands. Her crew were rescued. She was on a voyage from Malta to London.[20]
Agenoria  United Kingdom The ship foundered whilst on a voyage from Malta to London.[10] Her crew were rescued.[20]
Alliance  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore and wrecked at Ramsgate, Kent. She was on a voyage from British Honduras to London.[9]
Amity  United States The ship was wrecked on the Dutch coast.[5]
Anna  United Kingdom The ship was wrecked at Gibraltar. She was on a voyage from Smyrna, Ottoman Empire, to London.[20]
Astrea  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore on Dragør, Denmark. She was on a voyage from Riga, Russia to Hull, Yorkshire.[26] Astrea was later refloated and taken in to Copenhagen, Denmark.[5]
Blossom  United States The brig was wrecked at São Miguel, Cape Verde Islands.[5]
Britannia  United Kingdom The ship ran aground on the Sandhammer Reef. She was on a voyage from Saint Petersburg, Russia to Dundee, Forfarshire.[29] Britannia was later refloated and put into Ystad, Sweden for repairs.[7]
British Tar  United Kingdom War of the Third Coalition: The ship was captured in the Mediterranean Sea by a French squadron and was burnt. She was on a voyage from Labradore, British North America to a Mediterranean port.[30]
Calder  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore at Orfordness, Suffolk. She was on a voyage from Selby, Yorkshire to London.[6][9]
Caledonia  United Kingdom The ship was wrecked near Portpatrick, Wigtownshire, with the loss of all on board. She was on a voyage from Dublin to Saltcoats, Ayrshire.[26][20]
Carl  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore and wrecked on the coast of Sussex. Her crew were rescued. She was on a voyage from Alicante, Spain to "Jacobotal".[31]
Carolina  Batavian Republic The ship was wrecked on Borkum, Prussia. She was on a voyage from Lisbon, Portugal to Amsterdam.[29]
Carpenter  United States The ship was wrecked on the Dutch coast. She was on a voyage from Virginia to Antwerp, Deux-Nèthes, France.[26]
Ceres  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore at North Meols, Lancashire, prior to 14 January. She was (incorrectly reported) to be on a voyage from Africa to Liverpool, Lancashire.[6][32] Ceres was later refloated.[5]
Cleverly  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore and wrecked at Hythe, Kent. Her crew were rescued. She was on a voyage from Ipswich, Suffolk to Bridport, Dorset.[9]
Concordia  Russia The ship was driven ashore near Copenhagen. She was on a voyage from Saint Petersburg to Lisbon. Concordia was later refloated and taken in to Copenhagen for repairs.[21]
Dasher  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore at Gosport, Hampshire.[33]
Dolphin  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore near Liverpool. She was on a voyage from Liverpool to Sligo.[6]
Elizabeth Unknown The ship was wrecked on the Dutch coast. Her crew were rescued.[10] She was on a voyage from Boston to Rotterdam, Batavian Republic.[34]
Felicity  United Kingdom The ship ran aground on the Sandhammer Reef. She was on a voyage from Memel, Prussia to Newcastle upon Tyne, Northumberland.[29]
Friends  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore at Portsmouth, Hampshire. She was bound for Demerara.[22] She was later refloated.[5]
General Green  United States The ship was driven ashore in the Nieuw Deep. She was on a voyage from Maryland to Amsterdam, Batavian Republic. General Green was later refloated.[7]
George  United Kingdom The ship was wrecked at Cirello, Kingdom of Sicily. She was on a voyage from Cirello to London.[35]
Helder  United Kingdom The transport ship was lost on the Dutch coast. All on board were rescued.[36]
Hope  United Kingdom The ship was wrecked on the south coast of the Isle of Wight. She was on a voyage from Tenerife, Canary Islands, to London.[37]
Janus  United Kingdom The ship foundered off Ilfracombe, Devon with the loss of all hands. She was on a voyage from Huelva, Spain to Bristol, Gloucestershire.[26]
Jean  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore at "Drumfork Ferry".[25]
Joan  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore in the Clyde. She was on bound for Antigua.[26]
John  United Kingdom The ship ran aground at Dunbar, Lothian. She was on a voyage from King's Lynn, Norfolk to Leith, Lothian.[9]
John  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore at Ravenglass, Cumberland. Her crew were rescued.[9]
John  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore at Liverpool. She was bound from that port to the United States.[22]
John & Mary  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore at Bridlington, Yorkshire. She was on a voyage from Memel to Boston, Lincolnshire.[26]
Juno  Russia The ship was driven ashore and wrecked on Texel, Holland.[5]
Live Oak  United Kingdom The ship was lost in the River Avon. She was on a voyage from Bristol, Gloucestershire, to London.[38]
HMS Manly  Royal Navy The Archer-class gun-brig ran aground in the Emms.[29] She was subsequently captured by the Dutch.
Margaret  United Kingdom The ship foundered whilst on a voyage from Greenock, Renfrewshire, to Limerick. Her crew were rescued.[6]
Mary  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore at Bridlington, Yorkshire.[22]
Mercurius  Denmark The brigantine was driven ashore and wrecked at Dunbar, Lothian, United Kingdom. She was on a voyage from Bordeaux, Basses-Pyrénées, France to Leith, Lothian.[5][39]
Nancy  United Kingdom The ship sank at Ramsgate. She was on a voyage from Deptford, Kent to Plymouth, Devon.[9]
Neptune  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore in Bootle Bay. She was on a voyage from Liverpool to the West Indies.[36]
Neptune  United Kingdom The ship was wrecked on Alderney, Channel Islands. She was on a voyage from Bristol to Guernsey, Channel Islands.[26]
Neptune  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore near Wells-next-the-Sea, Norfolk. She was on a voyage from Whitby, Yorkshire to London.[11]
New York Packet  United States The ship was wrecked on the Spanish coast. She was on a voyage from New York to a Spanish port.[5]
Nimble  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore in Caernarvon Bay. She was on a voyage from Oporto, Portugal to Liverpool.[10]
Peace  United Kingdom The ship was wrecked on the Irish coast. She was on a voyage from Newfoundland, British North America to Cork.[25]
Peggy  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore at Ryde, Isle of Wight.[6] She was later refloated and taken in to Portsmouth.[40]
Peggy  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore in the Humber. She was on a voyage from South Shields, County Durham, to London.[22]
Rachael  United Kingdom The ship foundered in the North Sea off Great Yarmouth, Noroflk. She was on a voyage from Berwick-upon-Tweed, Northumberland to Portsmouth.[5]
Rachael and Jane  United Kingdom The ship ran aground on The Skerries, in the Irish Sea off the coast of County Antrim. She was on a voyage from Dublin to Londonderry.[1]
Resolution  United Kingdom The ship foundered in the North Sea off Cromer, Norfolk. She was on a voyage from the Humber to London.[29]
Ranger  United Kingdom The ship foundered off Whitehaven, Cumberland. Her crew were rescued. She was on a voyage from Liverpool to Larne, County Antrim.[41][42]
Romulus  United States The ship was driven ashore at "Strom Point".[25]
Sally  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore on Walney Island, Lancashire. Her crew were rescued.[9]
Sarah Ann  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore and severely damaged in Gibraltar Bay. She was on a voyage from Zante, Septinsular Republic to Hull, Yorkshire.[20]
Severn  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore in Bootle Bay. She was on a voyage from Cork to Liverpool.[21]
Speculation  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore near Portsmouth, Hampshire. She was on a voyage from Lancaster, Lancashire, to Barbadoes. Speculation was later refloated.[36]
Susannah  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore at Dungeness, Kent.[26]
Susannah  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore in Bootle Bay. She was on a voyage from Liverpool to the West Indies.[43]
Telamon  United Kingdom The ship was wrecked on the West Hoyle Sandbank, in Liverpool Bay with the loss of all hands. She was on a voyage from Liverpool to Jamaica.[41]
Tom  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore in the Orkney Islands. She was on a voyage from Riga to Chester, Cheshire.[26]
Trio  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore on the Sandhammer Reef. Her crew were rescued. She was on a voyage from Danzig to Bristol.[26][29] Trio was destroyed by fire on 25 January.[17]
Warren  United States The ship was driven ashore and wrecked on Texel, Batavian Republic. Her crew were rescued[10]
William  United Kingdom The ship capsized in the North Sea. At least four of her crew survived. She was on a voyage from Memel to Rye, Sussex.[22]

February[edit]

2 February[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 2 February 1806
Ship Country Description
Goodintent  United Kingdom The ship was abandoned at sea. Her crew were rescued by HMS St George ( Royal Navy). Goodintent was on a voyage from Newcastle upon Tyne, Northumberland to Grenada.[44]

3 February[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 3 February 1806
Ship Country Description
Isabella  United Kingdom The West Indiaman ran aground on the Horse Sand, in the Solent. She was on a voyage from Grenada to London.[18][45]
Lord Middleton  United Kingdom War of the Third Coalition: The ship was captured off the Isles of Scilly by the privateer La Courier de la Manche ( France). She was recaptured off Guernsey, Channel Islands, by HMS Strenuous ( Royal Navy) on 6 March. No further trace.[27]
William  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore at Dunmore East, County Waterford. She was on a voyage from Liverpool, Lancashire, to the West Indies.[23]

4 February[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 4 February 1806
Ship Country Description
Bellesarius  United States The ship was driven ashore and wrecked at Boston, Massachusetts. She was on a voyage from Calcutta, India to Salem, Massachusetts.[46]
Jane  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore and wrecked at Boston, Massachusetts.[46]

6 February[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 6 February 1806
Ship Country Description
Diomède  French Navy War of the Third Coalition, Battle of San Domingo: The Téméraire-class ship of the line was captured by the Royal Navy off Hispaniola. She was set afire and sunk.
Impérial  French Navy War of the Third Coalition, Battle of San Domingo: The Océan-class ship of the line was beached on Hispaniola. She was later captured by the Royal Navy. Impérial was set afire and sunk.
Lord Middleton  United Kingdom War of the Third Coalition: The ship, which had been captured by the privateer Le Courier de la Manche ( France) on 3 February, was recaptured by HMS Strenuous ( Royal Navy) off the Channel Islands. No further trace, presumed foundered in the English Channel with the loss of all hands.[35]
Union  French Navy War of the Third Coalition, Battle of San Domingo: The Téméraire-class ship of the line was wrecked and burnt.

7 February[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 7 February 1806
Ship Country Description
Lady Ann  United Kingdom The ship departed from The Downs for São Miguel, Azores. No further trace, presumed foundered with the loss of all hands.[47]

9 February[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 9 February 1806
Ship Country Description
Experiment  United States The ship departed from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, for the River Plate. No further trace, presumed foundered with the loss of all hands.[48]
Fortune United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland Jersey The ship sank at Plymouth, Devon. She was on a voyage from Jersey, Channel Islands to Bristol, Gloucestershire.[49][30]

11 February[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 11 February 1806
Ship Country Description
Britannia  United Kingdom Britannia blew up while in the harbour at Cork; 11 crew and a women passenger killed and two saved. Captain M. Leavey was on shore at the time.
Endymion  United Kingdom The ship was wrecked off Bermuda. Her crew were rescued. She was on a voyage from New York, United States to Jamaica.[50]

13 February[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 13 February 1806
Ship Country Description
Ann and Ellen  United Kingdom The ship ran aground on the Horse Bank, in the Irish Sea 10 nautical miles (19 km) off Lytham St. Annes, Lancashire. All eighteen people on board were rescued on 15 February. Ann and Ellen was on a voyage from Saint Vincent to Liverpool, Lancashire.[51]
Buxar  United Kingdom War of the Third Coalition: The ship was captured in the North Sea by a French privateer. She was plundered and scuttled. Buxar was on a voyage from Aberdeen to London.[35]
Juffrouw Mark Dermens  Prussia The ship was driven ashore and wrecked at Blyth, Northumberland, United Kingdom.[52]

14 February[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 14 February 1806
Ship Country Description
Jefferson  United States The ship was wrecked on the Mayaguana Reef. She was on a voyage from New York to Jamaica.[53]
William  United Kingdom The ship foundered in Bigbury Bay. Her crew were rescued. She was on a voyage from London to Bristol, Gloucestershire.[35]

15 February[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 15 February 1806
Ship Country Description
Louisa Admiralty flag of Hamburg.svg Hamburg The ship was driven ashore at Londonderry, United Kingdom and was wrecked.[14]

16 February[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 16 February 1806
Ship Country Description
Beefsteaks  United Kingdom The ship was wrecked near Halifax, Nova Scotia, British North America. She was on a voyage from Halifax to Jamaica.[54]

17 February[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 17 February 1806
Ship Country Description
HMS Dragon  Royal Navy The third-rate ship of the line ran aground on the Île de Ré, Finistère, France.[55] She was later refloated, repaired and returned to service.
Samuel Jackson  United States The ship was wrecked on Heneaga. Her crew were rescued. she was on a voyage from New York to Jamaica.[53]

18 February[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 18 February 1806
Ship Country Description
Robert  United Kingdom The ship foundered in the North Sea off Great Yarmouth, Norfolk. Her crew were rescued. She was on a voyage from Dunbar, Lothian, to London.[56]

19 February[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 19 February 1806
Ship Country Description
Friendship  United Kingdom The ship foundered in the Grand Banks of Newfoundland. She was on a voyage from the United States to Greenock, Renfrewshire.[57]
Jane  United Kingdom The ship was wrecked on Grand Caicos. She was on a voyage from Halifax, Nova Scotia, British North America to Jamaica.[54]
Lark  United Kingdom War of the Third Coalition: The ship was captured and burnt by Comète, Diligent and Félicité (all  French Navy). Lark was on a voyage from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States to Jamaica.[58]

21 February[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 21 February 1806
Ship Country Description
Diana  United Kingdom The transport ship was driven ashore at South Foreland, Kent.[52]

23 February[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 23 February 1806
Ship Country Description
Henry  United Kingdom The ship was wrecked in Ballyherge Bay. She was on a voyage from London to Limerick.[4]
Industry  United States The ship sprang a leak and was abandoned. She was on a voyage from Savannah, Georgia, to Jamaica.[58]

25 February[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 25 February 1806
Ship Country Description
Matilda  Spain The ship was wrecked at Estepona. She was on a voyage from Málaga to Vera Cruz, Viceroyalty of New Granada.[44]

26 February[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 26 February 1806
Ship Country Description
Bedford  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore in the Clyde. She was on a voyage from the Clyde to Charleston, South Carolina, United States.[4]
Romulus  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore in the Clyde.[4]
Ruth  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore in the Clyde.[4]
Trepassey  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore in the Clyde. She was on a voyage from the Clyde to Newfoundland, British North America.[4]
Union  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore in the Clyde. She was on a voyage from the Clyde to Jamaica.[4]

27 February[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 27 February 1806
Ship Country Description
Charles  United States The ship was driven ashore and damaged in the "Wester Hever". She was on a voyage from New York to Bremen. Charles was later refloated.[59]
Doris  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore and wrecked near Cuxhaven. All on board were rescued.[60]
Hoffnung  Hamburg The ship was driven ashore and wrecked near Hamburg.[61]
HMS Jupiter  Royal Navy The ship was accidentally set on fire in Port Royal, Jamaica. She was scuttled in order to extinguish the fire.[62] She was subsequently repaired and returned to service.
Stadt Husum Denmark Norway The ship ran aground and was wrecked between the "Eyder" and "Hever". She was on a voyage from Bergen to a Mediterranean port.[63]

28 February[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 28 February 1806
Ship Country Description
Leer Admiralty flag of Hamburg.svg Hamburg The ship was wrecked on the Dutch coast.[63]
Robert  United Kingdom The ship foundered in the North Sea off Great Yarmouth, Norfolk. Her crew survived.[64]
Thetis  United States The ship was wrecked on Terschelling, Batavian Republic with the loss of all but five of her crew. She was on a voyage from New York to Amsterdam, Batavian Republic.[61]

Unknown date[edit]

List of shipwrecks: Unknown date 1806
Ship Country Description
Agincourt  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore in the River Shannon. She was on a voyage from Tortola to London.[49] She was later refloated.[35]
Ann & Hope  United States The ship was wrecked on Block Island, Rhode Island. She was on a voyage from the Isle de France, Mauritius to Rhode Island.[52]
Anna and Ellen  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore near Lytham, Lancashire, coast and was wrecked. She was on a voyage from Saint Vincent to Liverpool, Lancashire.[65][66]
Ant  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore and damaged at Beaumaris, Anglesey. she was on a voyage from South Carolina, United States to Liverpool, Lancashire. Ant was later refloated.[67]
Berwick Merchant  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore at Berwick upon Tweed. She was on a voyage from London to Berwick upon Tweed.[7]
Betsey  United Kingdom The ship was wrecked on the Welsh coast with the loss of two of her crew. She was on a voyage from Plymouth, Devon, to Bristol, Gloucestershire.[49][68]
Betsey  United Kingdom The ship was wrecked on St Damans Rocks, Isles of Scilly with the loss of five of her eight crew.[69]
Brilliant  United Kingdom The transport ship was driven ashore near Portsmouth, Hampshire. She was later refloated and put into Portsmouth for repairs.[70]
Britannia  United Kingdom The ship was destroyed by an explosion at Cove of Cork with the loss of five lives. She was on a voyage from Liverpool to Jamaica.[35]
Brothers  United Kingdom War of the Third Coalition: The ship was captured by the French whilst on a voyage from Tobago to London. She was set afire and sunk.[14]
Caroline  United Kingdom The ship foundered whilst on a voyage from Morlaix, Finistère, France to Bordeaux, Basses-Pyrénées, France.[52]
Country Squire  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore near Lymington, Hampshire. She was on a voyage from Jamaica to Liverpool.[71] Country Squire was refloated on 9 February and put into Cowes, Isle of Wight.[67]
Eliza  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore near Dublin. She was on a voyage from Liverpool to Jamaica. Eliza was later refloated and put into Dublin.[66]
Elizabeth  United Kingdom The ship struck an anchor and sank at Dublin. She was on a voyage from Swansea, Glamorgan, to Dublin.[67]
Experiment  United Kingdom The ship capsized in the River Shannon. She was on a voyage from Limerick to Liverpool.[7]
Experiment  United States The ship departed from Norfolk, Virginia, for the River Plate on or about 9 February. No further trace, presumed foundered with the loss of all hands.[72]
Esther  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore on Dragør, Denmark and was wrecked. She was on a voyage from Memel, Prussia to Liverpool.[35] Esther was later refloated.[73]
Fortuna  United Kingdom The ship sprang a leak in the Formby Channel and was beached with the loss of two lives. She was on a voyage from the Charente to Liverpool.[52]
Friends  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore in Dunmannus Bay. She was on a voyage from St. Lucia to Liverpool.[35]
Gage  United Kingdom War of the Third Coalition: The ship was captured and set afire by a French privateer. She was recaptured by HMS Kite ( Royal Navy). The fire was extinguished with difficulty.[74]
George & Ann  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore and wrecked at Bonmahon, County Waterford. She was on a voyage from Liverpool to Waterford.[23]
Goldfinch  United Kingdom War of the Third Coalition: The ship was captured by the French whilst on a voyage from Tobago to London. She was set afire and sunk.[14]
Hoffnung Gdansk flag.svg Dantzig The ship was wrecked on Bornholm, Denmark. She was on a voyage from Dantzig to Liverpool.[71]
Hope  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore in the Isles of Scilly. She was on a voyage from Falmouth, Cornwall, to Neath, Glamorgan. Hope was later refloated.[67]
Hope  United Kingdom The ship was wrecked at the Old Head of Kinsale, County Cork with the loss of a crew member. She was on a voyage from Jamaica to Liverpool.[35]
Liberty  United States The ship foundered in the North Sea off Vlissingen, Batavian Republic.[52]
London Packet  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore and severely damaged in the Isles of Scilly. She was on a voyage from Milford, Pembrokeshire to London. The ship was later refloated.[67]
Marcus  Batavian Republic The ship was captured by the French whilst on a voyage from Lisbon, Portugal to Amsterdam. She was set afire and sunk.[23]
Margery & Mary  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore near Wexford. She was on a voyage from Liverpool to Africa.[75] She was refloated on 26 February and put into Wexford.[56]
Mark  United Kingdom The ship foundered off Milford Haven, Pembrokeshire. She was on a voyage from London to Bristol.[49]
Mary  United Kingdom The ship ran aground near Cork.[35]
Mary  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore and wrecked on "Branoch Island". She was on a voyage from Jamaica to Dublin.[52]
Mary Ellen United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland Guernsey War of the Third Coalition: The ship was captured and burnt by a French squadron. She was on a voyage from Guernsey to Newfoundland[76]
Mentor  United Kingdom The ship was wrecked at Dublin with the loss of three of her crew. She was on a voyage from Liverpool to Dublin.[77]
Nicholas & Jane  United Kingdom The ship foundered off Helsingør, Denmark with the loss of all but three of her crew. She was on a voyage from Riga, Russia to Plymouth, Devon.[49]
Peggy  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore and wrecked on the Dorset coast. She was on a voyage from Guernsey, Channel Islands, to Topsham, Devon.[5]
Peggy  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore on the Lincolnshire coast.[23]
Pitt  United Kingdom The transport ship was driven ashore near Portsmouth. She was later refloated and put into Portsmouth for repairs.[70]
Providence  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore and wrecked at Bridlington, Yorkshire.[78]
Prudence  United Kingdom The schooner foundered whilst on a voyage from Leith, Lothian, to Oporto. Her crew were rescued.[60][73]
Roebuck  United States The ship foundered in the Vlie. She was on a voyage from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, to Amsterdam.[49]
Sparrow  United Kingdom War of the Third Coalition: The ship was captured by the French whilst on a voyage from Newfoundland, British North America to a Mediterranean port. She was set afire and sunk.[14]
St. Andrew  United States The ship was wrecked on Texel, Batavian Republic. She was on a voyage from Charleston, South Carolina, to Amsterdam.[23]
St Johannes Merchant Ensign of Holstein-Gottorp (Lions sinister).svg Duchy of Holstein The ship was driven ashore and wrecked near Dunkerque, Nord, France. She was on a voyage from Cádiz, Spain to Tönningen.[74]
Ticonia  United States The ship was driven ashore at Den Helder, Batavian Republic.[49]
Waaksamkeyt  Prussia The ship foundered in the Bay of Biscay off Bayonne, Basses-Pyrénées, France. She was on a voyage from St. Andero, Spain to Emden.[49]
Welwaaren  Batavian Republic The ship was captured by the French whilst on a voyage from Lisbon to Amsterdam. She was set afire and sunk.[23]
William  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore on the Lincolnshire coast.[23]
William  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore on the west coast of Ireland. She was on a voyage from Demerara to Liverpool.[35]

March[edit]

1 March[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 1 March 1806
Ship Country Description
Ann  United States The ship was driven ashore on Goree, Batavian Republic. She was on a voyage from Baltimore, Maryland, to Amsterdam, Batavian Republic.[56]
Friends  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore at Holyhead, Anglesey. She was on a voyage from Waterford to Liverpool, Lancashire.[79]

3 March[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 3 March 1806
Ship Country Description
Hercules  United States The ship was driven ashore at Pedro Point. She was on a voyage from Boston, Massachusetts, to the Spanish Main.[58]

4 March[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 4 March 1806
Ship Country Description
Columbia  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore in Lough Swilly. She was on a voyage from Liverpool, Lancashire, to Jamaica.[56] Columbia was later refloated.[80]
Countess of Chatham  United Kingdom The ship struck the Runnel Stone and foundered. Her crew were rescued. She was on a voyage from Plymouth to Biddeford, Devon.[80]

7 March[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 7 March 1806
Ship Country Description
Farmer  United Kingdom The ship sprang a leak and foundered in the Bay of Biscay off Cape Finisterre, Spain. Her crew were rescued by HMS Avenger ( Royal Navy). She was on a voyage from Portsmouth, Hampshire, to Lisbon, Portugal.[81][82]

9 March[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 9 March 1806
Ship Country Description
Auris  United Kingdom The brig was wrecked on Swanny Island, in the Pentland Firth. Her crew survived. She was on a voyage from King's Lynn, Norfolk to Liverpool, Lancashire.[83]
John and Margaret  United Kingdom The whaler was driven ashore near Stromness, Orkney Islands.[84] She was later refloated.[85]
Norfolk  United Kingdom The whaler was driven ashore near Stromness.[84] She was later refloated.[85]
Providence  United Kingdom The ship departed from Dundee, Forfarshire, for Grangemouth, Stirlingshire. No further trace, presumed foundered in the North Sea with the loss of all hands.[83]
Sims  United Kingdom The whaler was driven ashore either at Claistran, Lothian, or near Stromness. Her crew were rescued.[83][84] Sims was later refloated and taken in to Leith.[86]
Sophy  United Kingdom The ship foundered in Lough Foyle with the loss of all hands. She was on a voyage from the Clyde to Halifax, British North America.[87]

10 March[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 10 March 1806
Ship Country Description
Ceres  United Kingdom Captain Mortimer's ship was driven ashore and damaged at Liverpool, Lancashire. Ceres was later refloated and taken in to Liverpool.[80][84]
Ceres  United Kingdom Captain Webber's ship was driven ashore at Liverpool.[80]
Cotton Planter  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore at Liverpool. She was later refloated.[88]
Dryade  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore at Liverpool.[80]
Eagle  United Kingdom The ship foundered in the Irish Sea off Dublin. Her crew were rescued. She was on a voyage from Dublin to Belfast, County Antrim.[63][73]
John Bull  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore at Liverpool.[88]
Intrepid  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore at Liverpool.[80]
Joseph  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore and severely damaged at Liverpool. She was on a voyage from Liverpool to New Orleans, Territory of Orleans. Joseph was later refloated and taken in to Liverpool.[88]
Mary  United Kingdom The tender was driven ashore at Greenock, Renfrewshire.[64]
Prosperous  United Kingdom The ship foundered in the Irish Sea off Anglesey with the loss of all hands.[89]
Rosina  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore and wrecked at Liverpool. She was on a voyage from Liverpool to New Brunswick, British North America.[80]
Thetis  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore at Liverpool. She was later refloated.[88]
Venerable  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore and severely damaged at Liverpool. She was on a voyage from Liverpool to Barbadoes. Venerable was later refloated and taken in to Liverpool.[88]
Woolton  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore at Liverpool.[80]

11 March[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 11 March 1806
Ship Country Description
Delight  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore and wrecked at Saltfleet, Lincolnshire, with the loss of all hands.[63]

12 March[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 12 March 1806
Ship Country Description
Eliza  United Kingdom The brig was abandoned in the Atlantic Ocean. Her crew were rescued by Mercury ( United Kingdom). Eliza was on a voyage from Jamaica to Halifax, Nova Scotia.[90]

13 March[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 13 March 1806
Ship Country Description
Friends Endeavour  United Kingdom The brig was wrecked at São Miguel, Cape Verde Islands.[91]
Friendship  United Kingdom The ship was wrecked at Youghal, County Cork. Her crew were rescued.[92]
Two Generals  United States The ship was driven ashore at Dover, Kent, United Kingdom. She was on a voyage from Virginia to Hamburg.[88]

15 March[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 15 March 1806
Ship Country Description
Friend's Endeavour  United Kingdom The brig was lost at São Miguel Island, Azores.[93]

16 March[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 16 March 1806
Ship Country Description
Swallow  United Kingdom The ship foundered in the Irish Sea off Wexford. Her crew were rescued. She was on a voyage from Limerick to Liverpool, Lancashire.[94]

17 March[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 17 March 1806
Ship Country Description
Experiment  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore at Wexford. She was on a voyage from Swansea, Glamorgan, to Dublin.[94]

18 March[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 18 March 1806
Ship Country Description
Family  United Kingdom The ship was wrecked at St. Abb's Head, Berwickshire. She was on a voyage from Norway to Leith, Lothian[95]
Mary  United States The ship capsized in a squall in the Pacific Ocean (15°30′S 93°30′E / 15.500°S 93.500°E / -15.500; 93.500). Her crew were rescued from the wreck 68 days later by Bengal ( United States).[96]

19 March[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 19 March 1806
Ship Country Description
Diana  United Kingdom The ship struck rocks off Holyhead, Anglesey and sank. Her crew were rescued. She was on a voyage from Teignmouth, Devon, to Liverpool, Lancashire.[57]
Minerva United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland British North America The brig was driven ashore in the Gulf of Mexico.[53]

22 March[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 22 March 1806
Ship Country Description
Fly  United Kingdom The ship was wrecked at Exton, Devon. She was on a voyage from Weymouth, Dorset, to Carmarthen.[57]

24 March[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 24 March 1806
Ship Country Description
Frederick  Prussia The ship was run down and sunk in the North Sea off Texel, Kingdom of Holland with the loss of all bar her captain. She was on a voyage from Embden to London, United Kingdom.[97]

Unknown date[edit]

List of shipwrecks: Unknown date 1806
Ship Country Description
Aid  United Kingdom The ship capsized at Gravesend, Kent. She was on a voyage from Boston, Lincolnshire, to London.[75]
Ann  United Kingdom The sloop was driven ashore at Wells-next-the-Sea, Norfolk. She was on a voyage from Whitby, Yorkshire to Jamaica.[80] Ann was later refloated and put into Newhaven, Sussex.[59]
Ark  United Kingdom The transport ship was lost at Messina, Sicily.[84]
Bay Packet  United Kingdom The ship sank near Bridlington, Yorkshire. She was on a voyage from Hull, Yorkshire to Whitby.[75]
Betty  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore near Balbriggan, County Dublin. She was on a voyage from Liverpool, Lancashire, to Dublin.[84]
Charlotte Murdock  United States The ship was driven ashore near Den Helder, Kingdom of Holland.[56]
Cheshire  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore in the Studwell Roads, Bristol Channel. She was on a voyage from Cork to Liverpool.[84]
Columbus  Hamburg The ship ran aground on the Maid Sandbank, off Sheerness, Kent. She was on a voyage from Dover, Kent to Hamburg.[75]
Draxhall  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore on the Mile Rocks, near Liverpool. She was on a voyage from Liverpool to Grenada.[4] Draxhall was later refloated and returned to Liverpool.[79]
Eagle  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore on the Mile Rocks, near Liverpool. She was on a voyage from Liverpool to Africa.[4] Eagle was later refloated and taken in to Liverpool.[79]
Earl Fauconberg  United Kingdom The whaler was driven ashore at Aberdeen. She was on a voyage from Grimsby, Lincolnshire, to Greenland.[92] Fauconberg was later refloated and put into Aberdeen for repairs.[85]
Eliza  United Kingdom The ship was wrecked on the coast of Scotland. Her crew were rescued. She was on a voyage from Demerara to Liverpool.[79]
Enterprize  United Kingdom The ship was in collision with St. Andrew ( United Kingdom). She was beached on Holly Island. Enterprize was on a voyage from the Clyde to Grenada.[79]
Fly  United Kingdom The ship was lost near Great Yarmouth, Norfolk. She was on a voyage from Whitby to London.[79]
Friendship  United Kingdom The ship foundered in the North Sea off Harwich, Essex.[94] She was on a voyage from Hull to London.[98]
Gipsey  United Kingdom The ship was lost near Liverpool. She was on a voyage from Saint Vincent to Liverpool.[80]
Harmony  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore and wrecked at Torquay, Devon. She was on a voyage from Dartmouth, Devon, to Newfoundland, British North America.[89]
Hartley  United Kingdom The ship foundered in the Irish Sea off Holyhead, Anglesey.[61] She was on a voyage from Waterford to Liverpool.[56]
Herman  Bremen The ship was wrecked on the coast of Jutland. Ten crew were rescued. She was on a voyage from Plymouth, Devon to Bremen.[88]
Hope  United Kingdom The brig was driven ashore and wrecked at Peterhead, Aberdeenshire.[99]
James  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore and wrecked near Sandwich, Kent. She was on a voyage from London to Antigua.[88]
Lexington  United States The ship was driven ashore on Westerschelling, Kingdom of Holland. She was on a voyage from Baltimore, Maryland, to Rotterdam, Kingdom of Holland.[100] Lexington was later refloated.[86]
Louisa  United Kingdom The transport ship was lost at Messina.[84]
Molly  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore at Ostend, West Flanders, France. She was on a voyage from Stonehaven, Aberdeenshire to London.[94]
Montrath  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore near Brancaster, Norfolk. She was on a voyage from London to King's Lynn, Norfolk[75]
New Century  United Kingdom The ship ran aground on the Hoyle Bank, in Liverpool Bay. She was on a voyage from Dublin to Liverpool.[80] New Century was later refloated and taken in to Liverpool.[84]
New Syren  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore in the River Severn. She was on a voyage from London to Bristol, Gloucestershire.[75]
Oelswig  Spain The ship was wrecked at Bilbao with the loss of all but three of her crew. She was on a voyage from Bristol, Gloucestershire, United Kingdom to Bilbao.[63][59]
Olive Branch  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore. She was on a voyage from King's Lynn to Chepstow, Monmouthshire.[88]
Prince Carl von Hesson Denmark Danish East India Company The East Indiaman was wrecked on Arendal. Her crew were rescued.[61] She was on a voyage from Copenhagen to the Danish East Indies.[56]
Providence  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore at Deal, Kent. She was on a voyage from Newry, County Antrim, to London.[4] Providence was later refloated and taken in to Ramsgate.[56]
Prudence  United Kingdom The schooner foundered on a voyage from Leith, Lothian, to Oporto, Portugal. Her crew were rescued.[63]
Rodney  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore and damaged at Liverpool.[88] Rodney was later refloated and taken in to Liverpool.[84]
Susannah  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore and capsized in the River Avon. She was on a voyage from Bristol to Dublin.[79]
Swift  United Kingdom The ship was wrecked on the Portuguese coast.[63]
Tauris  United Kingdom The ship was wrecked in the Orkney Islands. Her crew were rescued. She was on a voyage from King's Lynn, Norfolk to Liverpool, Lancashire.[94]
Trusty  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore in the Gulf of Mexico. She was on a voyage from Jamaica to Halifax.[53]
Venus  United Kingdom The ship wrecked at Holyhead. She was on a voyage from Liverpool to Sligo.[63]
Washington  United States The ship was driven ashore near Schevening, Kingdom of Holland. Her crew were rescued.[94][84]
William  United Kingdom The ship ran aground in Ballyheigh Bay and was wrecked. She was on a voyage from Limerick to Lisbon and St. Ubes, Portugal.[89][82]

April[edit]

1 April[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 1 April 1806
Ship Country Description
Doris  United Kingdom The transport ship was driven ashore in the Elbe.[101] She was refloated on 7 June and taken in to Glückstadt, Duchy of Holstein.[102]
HM Hired armed ship Providence  Royal Navy The hired armed ship was driven ashore in the Elbe.[101][103]

4 April[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 4 April 1806
Ship Country Description
Lancaster  United Kingdom On her way to Liverpool the ship struck on a sunk rock off the Saltee Islands. She had taken on six feet of water in her hold and had to unload before she could proceed.[104]

6 April[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 6 April 1806
Ship Country Description
La Malicieuse  French Navy The corvette was destroyed in the Gironde Estuary in an action with HMS Pallas ( Royal Navy).[105]

8 April[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 8 April 1806
Ship Country Description
Providence  United Kingdom The ship sprang a leak and was abandoned in the Atlantic Ocean (47°38′N 22°01′W / 47.633°N 22.017°W / 47.633; -22.017). Her crew were rescued byHMS Nemesis ( Royal Navy). Providence was on a voyage from London to Quebec City, Lower Canada, British North America.[106]

9 April[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 9 April 1806
Ship Country Description
Jupiter  United Kingdom War of the Third Coalition: The ship was captured and scuttled by the frigate Camilla ( France). Jupiter was on a voyage from London to Lisbon, Portugal.[107]

11 April[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 11 April 1806
Ship Country Description
Traveller  United Kingdom The ship sprang a leak and was abandoned by her crew. She was on a voyage from Liverpool, Lancashire, to New York, United States.[108]

12 April[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 12 April 1806
Ship Country Description
Brave  United Kingdom The Téméraire-class ship of the line foundered whilst on a voyage from the West Indies to the United Kingdom. Her crew were rescued by HMS Donegal ( Royal Navy).[109]

13 April[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 13 April 1806
Ship Country Description
Providence  United Kingdom The ship foundered in the North Sea off North Foreland, Kent with the loss of all but one of her crew.[110]

15 April[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 15 April 1806
Ship Country Description
Lion  United Kingdom The ship, which had sprang a leak two days before, was driven ashore on the Morant Cays. She was subsequently set afire. Lion was on a voyage from Jamaica to London.[58]

17 April[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 17 April 1806
Ship Country Description
Goldthorp  United Kingdom The ship ran aground on the Middle Sand, in the North Sea. She refloated but then sank. Her crew were rescued.[110]

19 April[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 19 April 1806
Ship Country Description
Governor Picton  United Kingdom The ship was wrecked on the south coast of Trinidad. She was on a voyage from the Clyde to Trinidad.[111][112]

20 April[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 20 April 1806
Ship Country Description
Friends  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore and severely damaged at Memel, Prussia. She was on a voyage from Memel to Newry, County Antrim. Friends was later refloated.[44]
Lady Burges Flag of the British East India Company (1801).svg British East India Company The East Indiaman was wrecked south west of Boa Vista Island, Cape Verde Islands with the loss of 34 lives. She was on a voyage from London to Madras and Bengal, India.[113][114][115]
Lark  United Kingdom War of the Third Coalition: The ship was captured and scuttled in the Atlantic Ocean (50°05′N 32°12′W / 50.083°N 32.200°W / 50.083; -32.200) by Guerrière, Revanche and Sirène (all  French Navy). Lark was on a voyage from Dartmouth, Devon, to Newfoundland, British North America.[54]

22 April[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 22 April 1806
Ship Country Description
Governor King United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland New South Wales The ship was wrecked at Newcastle. Her crew survived.

23 April[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 23 April 1806
Ship Country Description
Cyrus  United States The ship was wrecked in the Bahamas. She was on a voyage from Havana, Cuba to Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.[116]
Ellis  United Kingdom The ship was lost whilst on a voyage from Liverpool, Lancashire, to Africa and the West Indies.[117]

27 April[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 27 April 1806
Ship Country Description
Beaver  United Kingdom War of the Third Coalition: The ship was captured and burnt by Topaze ( French Navy). Beaver was on a voyage from Waterford to Newfoundland, British North America.[118]

30 April[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 30 April 1806
Ship Country Description
Montrose  United Kingdom War of the Third Coalition: The smack was captured and burnt 200 nautical miles (370 km) west of Land's End, Cornwall by Topaze ( French Navy). Montrose was on a voyage from São Miguel Island, Azores to London.[118]

Unknown date[edit]

List of shipwrecks: Unknown date 1806
Ship Country Description
Catherine Elizabeth  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore at Blackhouse, Newry, County Antrim. She was on a voyage from Alicante, Spain to Belfast, County Antrim.[119]
Charlotte  United Kingdom The ship was lost at São Miguel Island, Azores. Her crew were rescued. She was on a voyage from São Miguel to Bristol, Gloucestershire.[120]
Eliza  United Kingdom The ship foundered whilst on a voyage from Jamaica to Halifax, Nova Scotia, British North America.[121]
Hamilton  United Kingdom The ship was captured, set afire and sunk in the Atlantic Ocean by Topaze ( French Navy). She was on a voyage from Dublin to Newfoundland, British North America.[122]
Jonge Catrina  Batavian Republic The ship was destroyed by fire at Inverkeithing, Fife, United Kingdom.[39]
Kent  United Kingdom The ship foundered in the North Sea whilst on a voyage from Hull, Yorkshire to Bremen.[101]
Pelham  United Kingdom The ship was lost at São Miguel Island, Azores.[123]
Rebecca  United Kingdom The ship foundered in the North Sea off Great Yarmouth, Norfolk. She was on a voyage from Boston, Lincolnshire, to London.[101]
Spence  United Kingdom The ship was ran aground on the Herd Sand, in the North Sea off the coast of County Durham. Her crew were rescued by the South Shields Lifeboat. She was on a voyage from Hamburg to Newcastle upon Tyne, Northumberland. Spence was later refloated.[46][123]
Westoe  United Kingdom The ship foundered.[110]

May[edit]

2 May[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 2 May 1806
Ship Country Description
Rising Sun  United States The ship ran aground off Bermuda. She was later refloated and put into Ely Harbour. Rising Sun was on a voyage from Rhode Island to Barbadoes.[124]

5 May[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 5 May 1806
Ship Country Description
John Bull  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore and wrecked at Happisburgh, Norfolk.[125] She was on a voyage from Great Yarmouth to Hull, Yorkshire.[108]

7 May[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 7 May 1806
Ship Country Description
Mercurius  United Kingdom The ship lost her rudder and was abandoned.[126]

9 May[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 9 May 1806
Ship Country Description
Elizabeth  United Kingdom The ship was lost near Louisbourg, Nova Scotia, British North America. Her crew were rescued. She was on a voyage from Halifax, Nova Scotia, to Quebec City, Lower Canada.[115]

10 May[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 10 May 1806
Ship Country Description
Swan  United Kingdom The ship was lost near Charleston, South Carolina, United States. She was on a voyage from the Gold Coast to Charleston.[112]

12 May[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 12 May 1806
Ship Country Description
Irvine  United Kingdom The ship was lost off St. John's, Newfoundland, British North America with the loss of five of her crew.[126][124]

17 May[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 17 May 1806
Ship Country Description
Carolina Henrietta  Prussia The ship was driven ashore in the Eyder.[106] She was later refloated.[127]

20 May[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 20 May 1806
Ship Country Description
Intrepid  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore at Demerara. She was on a voyage from Demerara to Liverpool, Lancashire.[128]
Lilly  United States The sloop was wrecked on the Kentish Knock, in the Thames Estuary. All eleven crew survived.[129]
Sydney Flag of the British East India Company (1801).svg British East India Company The East Indiaman was driven ashore and wrecked on New Guinea. Her crew survived.

22 May[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 22 May 1806
Ship Country Description
Union  United Kingdom The brig was wrecked on the Galloper Sand, in the North Sea.[130]

Unknown date[edit]

List of shipwrecks: Unknown date in May 1806
Ship Country Description
Jane  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore near Wexford. She was on a voyage from Workington, Cumberland, to Cork.[131]
John  United Kingdom The ship ran aground on the Falsterbo Reef, in the Baltic Sea. She was on a voyage from Liverpool, Lancashire, to saint Petersburg, Russia.[132]
Maria  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore at Lurgan Green, near Dundalk, County Louth.[131]
Welwart  Prussia The galiot was driven ashore and severely damaged in the Cattewater.[108]
William  United Kingdom The ship was captured by the privateer Guernsey (United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland Guernsey). She was subsequently wrecked on St. Martin's Point, Guernsey, Channel Islands. Her crew were rescuesd. William was on a voyage from Tenerife, Canary Islands, to London.[106]

June[edit]

4 June[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 4 June 1806
Ship Country Description
Hope  United Kingdom The sloop was lost on the Mixon Sands, in the Bristol Channel with the loss of all hands.[28]

6 June[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 6 June 1806
Ship Country Description
Pomona Bandiera del Regno di Sicilia 4.svg Kingdom of Sicily The ship was destroyed by fire at Gibraltar.[133]

10 June[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 10 June 1806
Ship Country Description
Sisters  United Kingdom The brig sank at Sunderland, County Durham.[134]

11 June[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 11 June 1806
Ship Country Description
John & Henry  United Kingdom The ship was wrecked on the coast of Africa.[135] She was on a voyage from Liverpool, Lancashire, to Africa.[136]

13 June[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 13 June 1806
Ship Country Description
James and Margaret  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore on the coast of Norway.[137]

14 June[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 14 June 1806
Ship Country Description
Lark  United Kingdom War of the Third Coalition: Guerrière, Revanche, and Sirène (all  French Navy) captured and scuttled Lark. Lark was on a voyage from Dartmouth, Devon, to Newfoundland, British North America.[54]
Ruth  United Kingdom War of the Third Coalition: The ship was captured in the Atlantic Ocean (50°05′N 32°12′W / 50.083°N 32.200°W / 50.083; -32.200) by Guerrière, Revanche and Sirène (all  French Navy) on 20 April. She was sent in to São Miguel Island, Azores, arriving on 25 May and was wrecked there on this date.[54]

16 June[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 16 June 1806
Ship Country Description
Dundas  United Kingdom War of the Third Coalition: The ship was captured off Cork and burnt by four French frigates. She was on a voyage from Jamaica to Cork.[117]
Elizabeth and Ann  United Kingdom The ship foundered in the Atlantic Ocean north west of the Shetland Islands. She was on a voyage from Norway to Ireland.[138]
Nile  United Kingdom War of the Third Coalition: The ship was captured and burnt off Cork by four French frigates. She was on a voyage from Jamaica to Bristol, Gloucestershire.[117]

17 June[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 17 June 1806
Ship Country Description
Trepassey  United Kingdom The ship captured by the French Navy whilst on a voyage from Newfoundland, British North America to Barbados. She was plundered and set afire. Her crew were taken to Martinique.[139]

21 June[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 21 June 1806
Ship Country Description
Montgomery  United Kingdom The ship was wrecked at Grenada. She was on a voyage from Demerara to Liverpool, Lancashire.[140]

28 June[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 28 June 1806
Ship Country Description
Plato  United States The ship was wrecked near the Cordouan Lighthouse, Gironde, France. She was on a voyage from New York to Bourdeaux, Gironde.[141]

29 June[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 29 June 1806
Ship Country Description
Bee United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland New South Wales The sloop was driven offshore from Newcastle, New South Wales. Her captain died on 16 July, whilst the surviving crew member was rescued two days later by Brothers (United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland New South Wales). Bee was left adrift and was not seen again.

30 June[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 30 June 1806
Ship Country Description
Sims  United Kingdom War of the Third Coalition: The ship was captured off Greenland by Guerrière, Revanche and Sirène (all  French Navy). She was burnt on 12 July.[141]

Unknown date[edit]

List of shipwrecks: Unknown date 1806
Ship Country Description
Charlotte  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore in the Eyder.[58]
Diana  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore at Dragør, Denmark. She was later refloated and put into Copenhagen. Diana was on a voyage from Riga, Russia to Aberdeen.[116]
James & Kitty  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore near Galway. She was on a voyage from Galway to Bristol, Gloucestershire.[112]
Neptune  United States The ship ran aground off Boulogne, Pas-de-Calais, France. She was on a voyage from Charleston, South Carolina, to Hamburg.[58]
Otter  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore on the coast of Norway. She was on a voyage from Saint Petersburg, Russia to London.[142]

July[edit]

7 July[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 7 July 1806
Ship Country Description
Gloire  United Kingdom The ship was abandoned. She was on a voyage from Jamaica to Bristol, Gloucestershire.[117]
Will  United Kingdom The ship capsized in a squall. She was on a voyage from Kingston, Jamaica, to Liverpool, Lancashire.[117]

9 July[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 9 July 1806
Ship Country Description
Jane and Sarah  United Kingdom The ship foundered in the North Sea off the Dudgeon Lightship (Trinity House Ensign (pre-1937).svg Trinity House). Her crew were rescued.[143]

12 July[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 12 July 1806
Ship Country Description
Brisset  United Kingdom War of the Third Coalition: The ship was captured off Greenland and burnt by Guerrière ( French Navy).[144]
Einigheit  Sweden War of the Third Coalition: The brig was captured off Greenland and burnt by Guerrière ( French Navy).[144]

13 July[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 13 July 1806
Ship Country Description
Tellicherry  United Kingdom The ship was wrecked in the Mindoro Strait. Her crew survived.

15 July[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 15 July 1806
Ship Country Description
Niger  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore at "Toreico". She was on a voyage from South Shields, County Durham, to Saint Petersburg, Russia.[144]

16 July[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 16 July 1806
Ship Country Description
Washington  Bremen The ship was lost near Kirkwall, Orkney Islands, United Kingdom. She was on a voyage from Limerick, United Kingdom to Bremen.[145]

18 July[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 18 July 1806
Ship Country Description
Doncaster  United Kingdom The ship caught fire and was severely damaged at Portsmouth, Hampshire.[47]

20 July[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 20 July 1806
Ship Country Description
Rodman  United States The ship was driven ashore in the Elbe.[144]

26 July[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 26 July 1806
Ship Country Description
Vulcan  United Kingdom The ship was wrecked on the Barebush Keys, off Jamaica.[140]

27 July[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 27 July 1806
Ship Country Description
Eagle  United States The ship was wrecked in the Caicos Islands. She was on a voyage from Boston, Massachusetts, to Jamaica.[146]

31 July[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 31 July 1806
Ship Country Description
Hope  United Kingdom The ship was lost near Wexford. She was on a voyage from Penzance, Cornwall, to Dublin.[147]

Unknown date[edit]

List of shipwrecks: Unknown date 1806
Ship Country Description
Ann  United Kingdom The ship was wrecked on The Manacles. Her crew were rescued. She was on a voyage from Swansea, Glamorgan, to Falmouth, Cornwall.[148]
Boyne  United Kingdom War of the Third Coalition: The ship was captured and burnt by Guerrière ( French Navy). She was on a voyage from Great Yarmouth, Norfolk, to Archangelsk Russia.[144]
Dingwall  United Kingdom War of the Third Coalition: The ship was captured and burnt by Guerrière ( French Navy). She was on a voyage from London to Newfoundland, British North America.[144]
Eliza  United Kingdom The ship was lost near Peterhead, Aberdeenshire. She was on a voyage from Pictou, Nova Scotia, British North America to London.[145]
Firm  Portugal The ship ran aground on the Goodwin Sands, Kent, United Kingdom and was abandoned by her crew. She was later refloated and taken in to Ramsgate, Kent.[138] Firm was on a voyage from Oporto to Saint Petersburg, Russia.[149]
Hannah  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore in Bootle Bay. She was on a voyage from Liverpool, Lancashire, to Jamaica.[128] Hannah was later refloated and taken in to Liverpool for repairs.[54]
Mercury  United Kingdom The ship departed from Portsmouth, Hampshire, for New Providence. No further trace, presumed foundered with the loss of all hands.[150]
Patsey  United Kingdom The ship was wrecked near Tenby, Pembrokeshire. She was on a voyage from Bristol, Gloucestershire, to Londonderry.[144]
Plenty  United Kingdom The ship foundered in the Irish Sea whilst on a voyage from Kidwelly, Carmarthenshire, to Cork.[148]
Vrow Rebecca  Prussia The ship was driven ashore and wrecked on Scharhörn. Her crew were rescued.[149]
William  United Kingdom War of the Third Coalition: The ship was captured and burnt by Guerrière ( French Navy). She was on a voyage from Greenock, Renfrewshire, to Newfoundland.[144]

August[edit]

2 August[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 2 August 1806
Ship Country Description
Blenheim  United Kingdom War of the Third Coalition: The ship was captured off Greenland by Revanche and Sirène (both  French Navy). She was set afire and sunk.[151]
Holderness  United Kingdom War of the Third Coalition: The ship was captured off Greenland by Revanche and Sirène (both  French Navy). She was set afire and sunk.[151]

4 August[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 4 August 1806
Ship Country Description
Hope  United States The ship sprang a leak in the Atlantic Ocean (43°42′N 42°00′W / 43.700°N 42.000°W / 43.700; -42.000) and was abandoned by her crew. HMS Surveillante ( Royal Navy) rescued the crew.[152]

5 August[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 5 August 1806
Ship Country Description
HMS Pigmy ( Royal Navy) The brig grounded and wrecked at Île d'Oléron. The crew took to the boats; when they reached the shore the French took them prisoner.

6 August[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 6 August 1806
Ship Country Description
Hope  United Kingdom The brig was wrecked on a reef 10 leagues (30 nautical miles (56 km) off Dublin. Her crew were rescued.[153]

8 August[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 8 August 1806
Ship Country Description
Four Sisters  United Kingdom The ship was run down and sunk in the North Sea off the mouth of the Tees by Fanny ( United Kingdom). Her crew were rescued.[153]

10 August[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 10 August 1806
Ship Country Description
Earl of Elgin  United Kingdom The sloop was severely damaged by fire at Sunderland, County Durham.[153]
Williamson  United Kingdom War of the Third Coalition: The ship was captured by Revanche andSirène (both  French Navy and was presumed to have been destroyed by them. She was on a voyage from London to Quebec City, Lower Canada, British North America.[154]

14 August[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 14 August 1806
Ship Country Description
Hebe  United Kingdom War of the Third Coalition: The ship was captured and sunk by Valeureuse ( French Navy. She was on a voyage from Trinidad to Bermuda.[155]

16 August[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 16 August 1806
Ship Country Description
Alexander  United Kingdom War of the Third Coalition: The ship was captured and burnt by Veteran ( French Navy). She was on a voyage from Quebec City, Lower Canada, British North America to Belfast, County Antrim.[96]
Esther  United Kingdom War of the Third Coalition: The ship was captured and burnt by Veteran ( French Navy). She was on a voyage from Quebec City to Liverpool, Lancashire.[96]
Janus  United Kingdom War of the Third Coalition: The ship was captured and burnt by Veteran ( French Navy). She was on a voyage from Quebec City to Portsmouth, Hampshire.[96]
John and Isabella  United Kingdom War of the Third Coalition: The ship was captured and burnt by Veteran ( French Navy). She was on a voyage from Quebec City to London.[96]
Lydia  United Kingdom War of the Third Coalition: The ship was captured and burnt by Veteran ( French Navy). She was on a voyage from Quebec City to London.[96]
Silver Eel  United Kingdom War of the Third Coalition: The ship was captured and burnt by Veteran ( French Navy). She was on a voyage from Quebec City to London.[96]

20 August[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 20 August 1806
Ship Country Description
Duckworth  United Kingdom War of the Third Coalition: The ship was captured by two French Navy frigates whilst on a voyage from Limerick to Greenock, Renfrewshire. She was set afire and sunk.[156]

21 August[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 21 August 1806
Ship Country Description
Exeter  United Kingdom 1806 Great Coastal hurricane: The ship foundered in the Atlantic Ocean during a hurricane with the loss of all but two of her crew.[135][157][158] She was on a voyage from Jamaica to London.[159]
Herculean  United Kingdom 1806 Great Coastal hurricane: The ship foundered in the Atlantic Ocean during a hurricane with the loss of three of her 25 crewmen.
Nutwell  United Kingdom 1806 Great Coastal hurricane: The ship capsized in the Atlantic Ocean during a hurricane.[135][158] Her crew were rescued on 27 August by an American schooner.[160] She was on a voyage from Jamaica to London.[159]

22 August[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 22 August 1806
Ship Country Description
Arctic  United Kingdom 1806 Great Coastal hurricane: The ship was driven ashore at Charleston, South Carolina, United States.[161]
Cumberland  United Kingdom 1806 Great Coastal hurricane: The ship foundered in the Atlantic Ocean during a hurricane. Twelve of her passengers and crew were rescued by an American vessel[158][162] She was on a voyage from Jamaica to Leith, Lothian.[163]
Halcyon  United Kingdom 1806 Great Coastal hurricane: The ship was driven ashore at Charleston.[161]
Hercules  United Kingdom 1806 Great Coastal hurricane: The ship foundered in the Atlantic Ocean with the loss of three of her crew. She was on a voyage from Jamaica to London.[151]
Hope  United Kingdom 1806 Great Coastal hurricane: The ship was driven ashore at Charleston.[161]
Nancy  United Kingdom 1806 Great Coastal hurricane: The ship foundered in the Atlantic Ocean in a hurricane. Her crew were rescued by Sally ( United Kingdom).[164]
Sally  United Kingdom 1806 Great Coastal hurricane: The ship was abandoned by her crew in the Atlantic Ocean during a hurricane. All on board were rescued by HMS Snake ( Royal Navy). Sally was later discovered still afloat.[135][157][158][164]

23 August[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 23 August 1806
Ship Country Description
Erin  United Kingdom 1806 Great Coastal hurricane: The ship foundered in the Atlantic Ocean during a hurricane with the loss of all hands.[151][158][165]

24 August[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 24 August 1806
Ship Country Description
Coverdale  United Kingdom 1806 Great Coastal hurricane: The ship was dismasted in the Atlantic Ocean during a hurricane. She was abandoned and set afire by her crew, nine of whom were rescued by Union, others by Larkin (both  United Kingdom).[146][151][158]

25 August[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 25 August 1806
Ship Country Description
Britannia  United Kingdom The whaler was wrecked on a reef 297 nautical miles (550 km) east of the Clarence River, New South Wales with the loss of eight of her 24 crew.

27 August[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 27 August 1806
Ship Country Description
Columbia  United States The ship foundered in the Atlantic Ocean.[166] She was on a voyage from Wilmington, Delaware, to Bristol, Gloucestershire, United Kingdom.[167]
Kirkham  United States The ship foundered in the Atlantic Ocean. She was on a voyage from Wilmington, Delaware to Bristol.[167]
Leopard  United States The brig foundered whilst on a voyage from Rotterdam, Kingdom of Holland to New York. Her crew were rescued.[168]

29 August[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 29 August 1806
Ship Country Description
Brothers  United Kingdom War of the Third Coalition: The ship was captured in the Atlantic Ocean (36°44′N 73°00′W / 36.733°N 73.000°W / 36.733; -73.000) by Régulus ( French Navy) whilst on a voyage from Virginia, United States to Whitehaven, Cumberland. She was set afire and sunk.[169][170]

31 August[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 31 August 1806
Ship Country Description
Diana Unknown The ship was driven ashore in the Eyder.[171]

Unknown date[edit]

List of shipwrecks: Unknown date 1806
Ship Country Description
Achilles  United Kingdom 1806 Great Coastal hurricane: The ship foundered in the Atlantic Ocean during a hurricane sometime between 21 and 23 August. Her crew were rescued.[165]
Active  United Kingdom War of the Third Coalition: The ship was captured and burnt by Veteran ( French Navy) before 16 August. She was on a voyage from Antigua to Dublin.[96]
Adolphus  United States 1806 Great Coastal hurricane: The ship foundered in the Atlantic Ocean off the Bogue Banks, North Carolina.[172]
Africaine  United Kingdom 1806 Great Coastal hurricane: The ship foundered in the Atlantic Ocean during a hurricane sometime between 21 and 23 August with some loss of life. Eleven of her crew were rescued.[158][165][173]
Aim  United Kingdom 1806 Great Coastal hurricane: The ship foundered in the Atlantic Ocean during a hurricane sometime between 21 and 23 August. Her crew were rescued.[165]
Ann United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland Bermuda 1806 Great Coastal hurricane: The ship foundered in the Atlantic Ocean during a hurricane sometime between 21 and 23 August. Her crew were rescued.[158][173] She was on a voyage from Jamaica to London.[174]
Atlantic  United Kingdom 1806 Great Coastal hurricane: The ship foundered in the Atlantic Ocean off the Bogue Banks.[172]
Castro Marine  Portugal The ship was wrecked near Cadiz, Spain. Her crew were rescued. She was on a voyage from Lisbon to Gibraltar.[139]
Cora  United Kingdom 1806 Great Coastal hurricane: The ship was abandoned by her crew in the Atlantic Ocean during a hurricane sometime between 21 and 23 August. She was later discovered still afloat and taken in to Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States.[158][165]
HMS Dover  Royal Navy The fifth-rate was destroyed by fire in the River Thames at Woolwich, Kent.[175]
Frances  United Kingdom 1806 Great Coastal hurricane: The ship foundered in the Atlantic Ocean during a hurricane sometime between 21 and 23 August. Her crew were rescued.[158]
Forty-Second  United Kingdom 1806 Great Coastal hurricane: The ship foundered in the Atlantic Ocean during a hurricane sometime between 21 and 23 August with the loss of all but one of her crew.[165]
Four Sisters  United Kingdom The ship was run down and sunk in the North Sea by a collier. Her crew were rescued. She was on a voyage from Sunderland, County Durham, to Harwich, Essex.[176]
Francis  United Kingdom 1806 Great Coastal hurricane: The ship foundered between 21 and 23 August. Five crew were rescued by Nautilus ( United Kingdom). Francis was on a voyage from Jamaica to London.[159]
USRC Governor Williams United States United States Revenue Cutter Service 1806 Great Coastal hurricane: The cutter was driven ashore at Bald Head Island, North Carolina. Subsequently refloated, repaired and returned to service.[177]
Herculanean  United Kingdom 1806 Great Coastal hurricane: The ship foundered in the Atlantic Ocean during a hurricane sometime between 21 and 23 August with some loss of life. Twenty-two of her crew were rescued.[158]
Hilton  United Kingdom War of the Third Coalition: The ship was captured and burnt by Veteran ( French Navy). She was on a voyage from Newfoundland to Oporto. Portugal.[96]
Hope  United Kingdom 1806 Great Coastal hurricane: The ship foundered in the Atlantic Ocean. Her crew were rescued by Father and Sons ( United Kingdom).[178]
Kirkham  United Kingdom 1806 Great Coastal hurricane: The ship foundered in the Atlantic Ocean. She was on a voyage from Wilmington, Delaware, to Bristol, Gloucestershire.[166]
Lilly  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore at Dunfanaghy, County Donegal. She was on a voyage from Jamaica to the Clyde.[139]
Mathew  United Kingdom The ship foundered in the Queen's Channel, off Margate, Kent. She was on a voyage from Jamaica to London.[96] Mathew was later refloated and beached on the Girdler Sandbank.[179]
Pallas  United Kingdom 1806 Great Coastal hurricane: The brig foundered in the Atlantic Ocean during a hurricane sometime between 21 and 23 August with the loss of all but one of her crew.[165]
Pandora  United Kingdom War of the Third Coalition / 1806 Great Coastal hurricane: The ship, which had been captured and recaptured and sent in to Nassau, Bahamas, was driven ashore and wrecked in a hurricane. She was on a voyage from Jamaica to London.[180]
Peace  United Kingdom 1806 Great Coastal hurricane: The ship foundered whilst on a voyage from Essaouira, Morocco to London.[181]
Rashleigh  United Kingdom 1806 Great Coastal hurricane: The ship foundered in the Atlantic Ocean during a hurricane sometime between 21 and 23 August. Her crew were rescued.[165][173]
Rose-in-Bloom  United States
Rose-in-Bloom.
1806 Great Coastal hurricane: The ship capsized in the Atlantic Ocean with the loss of 21 lives.[182] survivors were rescued by the brig Swift ( United Kingdom).[183]
Success  United States The ship was captured and sunk by HMS Veteran ( Royal Navy). She was on a voyage from Oporto, Portugal to New Providence, New Jersey.[184]
Union Unknown The ship was driven ashore near Rotterdam, Kingdom of Holland.[185]

September[edit]

2 September[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 2 September 1806
Ship Country Description
Messenger  United States The schooner capsized in a gale with some loss of life.[168]

3 September[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 3 September 1806
Ship Country Description
Backhouse  United Kingdom The ship sprang a leak whilst on a voyage from Demerara to London. She was set afire and abandoned. Her crew were rescued.[186][187][188]
Intrepid  United Kingdom The ship was wrecked on the North Bull, in the Irish Sea off the coast of County Dublin. Her crew were rescued. She was on a voyage from Liverpool, Lancashire, to Dublin.[189]

4 September[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 4 September 1806
Ship Country Description
HMS Wolf  Royal Navy The brig-sloop was wrecked off Heneaga. Her crew were rescued by Hope (Denmark Denmark-Norway).[190]

5 September[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 5 September 1806
Ship Country Description
Sarah  United Kingdom War of the Third Coalition: The ship was captured and burnt by Revanche and Sirène (both  French Navy). She was on a voyage from Quebec City, Lower Canada, British North America to London.[191]

6 September[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 6 September 1806
Ship Country Description
Cato United States Territory of Orleans The ship sprang a leak in the Atlantic Ocean 60 nautical miles (110 km) off Charleston, South Carolina, United States and was abandoned by her crew. She was on a voyage from New Orleans to Bordeaux, Basses-Pyrénées, France.[168]
Pomona  United Kingdom The ship was destroyed by fire at Gibraltar. She was on a voyage from Messina, Sicily to an English port.[192]

7 September[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 7 September 1806
Ship Country Description
Vreede Merchant Ensign of Holstein-Gottorp (Lions sinister).svg Duchy of Holstein The ship departed Plymouth, Devon, United Kingdom for Tönning. No further trace, presumed foundered with the loss of all hands.[193]

9 September[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 9 September 1806
Ship Country Description
Charlotte  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore and wrecked at Brancaster, Norfolk, with the loss of two of her crew.[194]
HMS Constance  Royal Navy War of the Third Coalition: The sixth rate sloop of war was driven ashore and wrecked at Saint-Malo, Ille-et-Vilaine, France following battle damaged received from Salamander ( French Navy).[195]
Dorothy and Jane  United Kingdom The brig sprang a leak and foundered in the North Sea off Wells-next-the-Sea, Norfolk with the loss of a crew member.[196]
Jane and Sarah  United Kingdom The ship foundered in the North Sea off the Dudgeon Bank. Her crew were rescued.[196]
Lynn Packet  United Kingdom The ship sank at King's Lynn, Norfolk.[194]
Salamander  French Navy War of the Third Coalition: The frigate was driven ashore at Saint-Malo following a battle with HM Hired armed cutter Britannia, HMS Constance, HMS Sheldrake and HMS Strenuous (all  Royal Navy). She was refloated but sank due to battle damage received.[195][197]

12 September[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 12 September 1806
Ship Country Description
Adventure  United Kingdom The sloop was wrecked at Saltwick, Yorkshire.[196]

13 September[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 13 September 1806
Ship Country Description
Polly  United States The ship was wrecked on Crooked Island, Bahamas. She was on a voyage from Jamaica to Wilmington, Delaware.[198]
Speedwell  United Kingdom The ship was wrecked at Crooked Island in a hurricane.[146]
Washington  United States The ship was captured off Cape Français, Hispaniola by a French privateer. She was on a voyage from Alexandria, Virginia, to Jamaica. Washington was subsequently wrecked in the Caicos Islands.[199]

14 September[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 14 September 1806
Ship Country Description
Brutus  French Navy The Téméraire-class ship of the line was driven ashore in Chesapeake Bay by HMS Belleisle, HMS Bellona and HMS Melampus (all  Royal Navy). She was captured and set afire by the British.
Impétueux  French Navy The Téméraire-class ship of the line was driven ashore in Chesapeake Bay by HMS Belleisle, HMS Bellona and HMS Melampus (all  Royal Navy). She was captured and set afire by the British.
King George  United Kingdom The ship was wrecked on the Salisbury Sandbank, in Liverpool Bay, with the loss of 125 lives. There were six survivors. She was on a voyage from Parkgate, Cheshire, to Dublin.[196][200]
Mary and Elizabeth  United Kingdom The ship ran aground on the Holme Sand, in the River Humber and capsized.[196]
Phœnix  United Kingdom The ship foundered in the North Sea off Whitby, Yorkshire. Her crew were rescued. She was on a voyage from Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Northumberland to London.[196]
Tippoo Saib  United States The ship foundered in the River Mersey.[196]

15 September[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 15 September 1806
Ship Country Description
Happy Return  United Kingdom The ship foundered in the North Sea. She was on a voyage from Hull, Yorkshire to Scarborough, Yorkshire.[201]
Isaac  United States The ship was wrecked on Heneaga.[198] She was on a voyage from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, to Jamaica.[202]
Mines Royal  United Kingdom The ship was wrecked on The Manacles. Her crew were rescued. She was on a voyage from London to Falmouth, Cornwall.[203]

16 September[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 16 September 1806
Ship Country Description
Countess of Darlington  United Kingdom The ship departed from Quebec for Liverpool, Lancashire. No further trace, presumed foundered with the loss of all hands.[204]

18 September[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 18 September 1806
Ship Country Description
Concord  United Kingdom War of the Third Coalition: The ship was captured by Régulus ( French Navy). Presumed destroyed by her. She was on a voyage from Jamaica to London.[154]

30 September[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 30 September 1806
Ship Country Description
Bolton  United Kingdom The ship was destroyed by an explosion at Bonny, Africa.[205]

Unknown date[edit]

List of shipwrecks: Unknown date 1806
Ship Country Description
Agenoria  United Kingdom War of the Third Coalition: The ship was captured and burnt off the coast of Portugal. She was on a voyage from Newfoundland, British North America to Oporto, Portugal.[189]
Ann  United Kingdom The ship was abandoned in the Atlantic Ocean. Her crew were rescued by Hamilton Moore ( United States). Ann was on a voyage from Halifax, Nova Scotia, British North America to Nevis.[206]
Barbadoes Packet  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore near Holyhead, Anglesey.[188] She was on a voyage from Berbice to Liverpool, Lancashire.[207]
Bellona  United Kingdom The transport ship was driven ashore and damaged at Plymouth, Devon.[179]
Ceres United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland Jersey The ship was driven ashore near Riga, Russia. She was on a voyage from Riga to Jersey.[140]
Experiment  United States The schooner was abandoned at sea. She was on a voyage from Baltimore, Maryland, to the West Indies.[168]
Hunter  United Kingdom The ship was wrecked at Narva, Russia.[161]
Laura  United Kingdom The ship was lost near The Needles, Isle of Wight. Her crew were rescued. She was on a voyage from Weymouth, Dorset, to London.[189]
Le Castor  French Navy The ship foundered in the Atlantic Ocean.[208]
Nancy  United Kingdom The ship was wrecked on the Irish coast. Her crew were rescued. She was on a voyage from Liverpool, Lancashire, to Boston, Massachusetts, United States.[161][191]
Providence United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland Jersey The ship was wrecked on the coast of Denmark. Her crew were rescued. She was on a voyage from Saint Petersburg, Russia to Jersey.[140]
Queen of Naples  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore on Sanday, Orkney Islands. She was on a voyage from Trondheim, Norway to Belfast, County Antrim. She was reported in January 1807 to have been wrecked.[209][140]
Rattlesnake  United States The ship was wrecked on Heneaga. She was on a voyage from Jamaica to Edenton, North Carolina.[198]
Rigby  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore near New Ferry, Cheshire. She was on a voyage from Liverpool to Saint Kitts.[203] She was later refloated.[143]
Supply  United Kingdom The ship was wrecked on Saaremaa, Russia. She was on a voyage from Leith, Lothian, to Saint Petersburgh, Russia.[161]

October[edit]

1 October[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 1 October 1806
Ship Country Description
Mary  United Kingdom The brig ran aground on the Arklow Bank, in the Irish Sea and was wrecked with the loss of seven of the ten people on board. Two of the survivors were rescued by Mary ( United Kingdom), a ship homeported in Liverpool, Lancashire, whilst the third was rescued by Mary ( United Kingdom), a ship homeported in Amlwch, Anglesey.[210]

4 October[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 4 October 1806
Ship Country Description
Martin  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore near Helsingør, Denmark. She was on a voyage from Dantzig to Portsmouth, Hampshire.[211] She was later refloated.[160]

6 October[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 6 October 1806
Ship Country Description
Favourite  United Kingdom The ship sprang a leak whilst on a voyage from Lisbon, Portugal to Liverpool, Lancashire. She was set afire and abandoned by her crew.[151]

8 October[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 8 October 1806
Ship Country Description
Garland  United Kingdom The ship departed from the Clyde for Buenos Aires. No further trace, presumed foundered with the loss of all hands.[212]

9 October[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 9 October 1806
Ship Country Description
Charlotte  United Kingdom The ship foundered in Riga Bay.[169][213]
Nancy  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore and wrecked at Riga, Russia.[213]
Thetis  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore and wrecked at Riga.[213][214]
Traveller  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore and wrecked at Riga.[213][214]

10 October[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 10 October 1806
Ship Country Description
Friends Endeavour  United Kingdom The sloop ran aground in the River Tay and sank with the loss of one of her four crew.[215]

16 October[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 16 October 1806
Ship Country Description
Betsey  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore in the River Tay and was wrecked. Her crew were rescued. She was on a voyage from Norway to Kincardine.[215][216]
Pacificio Felix  Portugal The ship foundered in the North Sea off Great Yarmouth, Norfolk, United Kingdom with the loss of eight of her 22 crew. She was on a voyage from Oporto to Hamburg.[146]

17 October[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 17 October 1806
Ship Country Description
Cheney  United Kingdom The ship foundered in the Atlantic Ocean whilst on a voyage from Liverpool, Lancashire, to New York, United States. Her crew were rescued by Port Mary ( United Kingdom).[151][155][174]

18 October[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 18 October 1806
Ship Country Description
Molly  United Kingdom The ship was dismasted and sprang a leak in the Irish Sea All 32 people on board were rescued by the brig Better Luck Still ( United Kingdom).[156][217]

20 October[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 20 October 1806
Ship Country Description
HMS Athenienne  Royal Navy The third-rate ship of the line was wrecked on the Esquiques Rocks, off Cadiz, Spain with the loss of 347 of the 490 people on board.[166]
Charlotta  United Kingdom The ship departed from Liverpool, Lancashire, for Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States. Declared missing on 18 February 1807.[218]

22 October[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 22 October 1806
Ship Country Description
Stradsett  United Kingdom The ship foundered in the North Sea whilst on a voyage from Saint Petersburgh, Russia to King's Lynn, Norfolk. Her crew were rescued by Ploughman ( United Kingdom).[214]

23 October[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 23 October 1806
Ship Country Description
Camilla  United Kingdom The ship was wrecked off the coast of Iceland with the loss of three of her crew. Survivors were rescued by a Swedish vessel.[213] She was on a voyage from Saint Petersburg, Russia to Dundee, Forfarshire.[180]

25 October[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 25 October 1806
Ship Country Description
Atlas  United Kingdom The ship was wrecked on the Dumfriess Sands, in the Solway Firth, with the loss of seventeen of her eighteen crew.[219] She was on a voyage from Jamaica to Whitehaven, Cumberland.[217]
Friends  United Kingdom The ship foundered in the North Sea off Hartlepool, County Durham. Her crew were rescued.[216]
Henrietta  United Kingdom The ship was wrecked on the Mull of Galloway. Her crew were rescued. She was on a voyage from Campbeltown, Argyllshire, to [Lisbon], Portugal.[220]
Margaret  United Kingdom The sloop was wrecked near Holyhead, Anglesey, with the loss of all on board. She was on a voyage from Bristol, Gloucestershire, to Greenock, Renfrewshire.[221][222]
Tay  United Kingdom The sloop was wrecked on Stromness, Orkney Islands. Her crew were rescued. She was on a voyage from the Hebrides to Hull, Yorkshire.[223]
Thetis  United Kingdom The ship was wrecked in Riga Bay. She was on a voyage from Riga, Russia to Liverpool, Lancashire.[224]

26 October[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 26 October 1806
Ship Country Description
Friendship  United Kingdom The ship foundered in the North Sea whilst on a voyage from Sunderland, County Durham, to Scarborough, Yorkshire. Her crew were rescued.[156]

29 October[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 29 October 1806
Ship Country Description
HMS Zenobia  Royal Navy The Adonis-class schooner ran aground 20 nautical miles (37 km) south of Cape Henry, Virginia, United States and was wrecked. Her 24 crew survived.

31 October[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 31 October 1806
Ship Country Description
Wakefield  United Kingdom The ship was wrecked near Vila do Conde, Portugal. She was on a voyage from Hull, Yorkshire to Oporto, Portugal.[225]

Unknown date[edit]

List of shipwrecks: Unknown date 1806
Ship Country Description
Ark  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore near Reval, Russia. She was on a voyage from Saint Petersburg, Russia to Whitby, Yorkshire. Ark was later refloated and taken in to Reval.[154]
Castle Douglas  United Kingdom The ship was wrecked at Narva, Russia.[169][168]
Constant Trader  United Kingdom The ship foundered off the coast of Ireland. She was on a voyage from Chester to Sligo.[151]
Defiance  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore at Cork and was wrecked. She was on a voyage from Bristol, Gloucestershire, to Jamaica.[226]
Diamond  United Kingdom The ship ran aground off Lowestoft, Suffolk.[160]
Endeavour  United Kingdom The transport ship was driven ashore and damaged at Devil's Point, Devon. She was later refloated and taken in to Plymouth, Devon, for repairs.[227]
Farmer  United Kingdom The sloop foundered in the Irish Sea off Milford Haven, Pembrokeshire. She was on a voyage from Wexford to Swansea, Glamorgan.[228]
Herberts  United Kingdom The ship ran aground at Strangford, County Down. Her crew were rescued. She was on a voyage from Grenada to Glasgow, Renfrewshire.[226][229]
Iris  United Kingdom The ship was wrecked on Atkinsholm. She was on a voyage from Saint Petersburg to Portsmouth, Hampshire.[214]
Jane  United Kingdom The ship was wrecked at Narva.[169]
Jenny  United Kingdom The ship foundered in Galway Bay.[156] She was on a voyage from Liverpool, Lancashire, to Galway.[217]
Johanna Elizabeth Admiralty flag of Hamburg.svg Hamburg The ship foundered in the North Sea off Borkum, Prussia with the lost of all hands. She was on a voyage from London to Hamburg.[230]
Margaret  United Kingdom The sloop foundered off Holyhead, Anglesey with the loss of all hands. She was on a voyage from Bristol, Gloucestershire, to Glasgow, Renfrewshire.[156]
Martha  United Kingdom The ship was wrecked at Bridlington, Yorkshire.[133]
Martin  United States The ship was wrecked at Bridlington. Her crew were rescued. She was on a voyage from Danzig to Portsmouth, New Hampshire.[146]
Minerva  United Kingdom The ship was wrecked on the Tegeler Sandbank, off the mouth of the Weser. She was on a voyage from London to Bremen.[216]
Nancy  United Kingdom The ship foundered with the loss of all hands.[226]
Nancy  United Kingdom The ship was wrecked on the Irish coast whilst on a voyage from Galway to Dublin.[156]
Phœnix  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore and wrecked at Riga, Russia.[214]
Pursuit  United Kingdom The brig was driven ashore at Topsham, Devon.[228]
Santa Theresa  Portugal The ship foundered off Husum, Duchy of Holstein.[226]
Trafalgar  United Kingdom The privateer foundered off Fowey, Cornwall.[230]
Unity  United Kingdom The ship departed Portsmouth, Hampshire for Scarborough, Yorkshire. No further trace, presumed foundered with the loss of all hands.[231][232]
Witte Vos  Hamburg The ship ran aground on St Nicholas Island, Devon, United Kingdom and was wrecked.[233] She was on a voyage from Montevideo to Hamburg.[151]

November[edit]

2 November[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 2 November 1806
Ship Country Description
Cheshire  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore in Tramore Bay. Her crew were rescued. She was on a voyage from Newport, Monmouthshire to Cork.[168]
Lavinia  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore and wrecked at Crail, Perthshire, with the loss of her captain.[214] She was on a voyage from Saint Petersburg, Russia to Woolwich, Kent.[154]
Thornborough  United Kingdom The privateer was driven ashore and wrecked near Exmouth, Devon, with the loss of four of her crew.[214]
Unity  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore and wrecked at Plymouth, Devon, with the loss of one life. She was on a voyage from British Honduras to London.[222]

3 November[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 3 November 1806
Ship Country Description
Alfred  United Kingdom The brig was driven ashore at Gibraltar.[234]
Fanny  United States The schooner was driven ashore and wrecked at Portland, Dorset, United Kingdom. Her crew were rescued. She was on a voyage from Baltimore, Maryland, to Cowes, Isle of Wight.[216][230]
New Syren  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore at Portland, Dorset, and wrecked with the loss of two of her crew. She was on a voyage from London to Liverpool, Lancashire.[216][230]
St. Vincent  United Kingdom The transport ship was driven ashore at Gibraltar.[234]
Three Sisters  United Kingdom The ship foundered off the Mull of Kintyre.[235]
Unity  United Kingdom The brig was wrecked in Ardmenish Bay, Isle of Jura. She was on a voyage from Lisbon, Portugal to Belfast, County Antrim.[236]

4 November[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 4 November 1806
Ship Country Description
Franklin  United States The ship was driven ashore at "L'Aguillon", Charente-Maritime, France. She was on a voyage from Virginia to Nantes, Loire-Inférieure, France.[237]

5 November[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 5 November 1806
Ship Country Description
John and Mary  United Kingdom The ship foundered in the Atlantic Ocean off St. Ives, Cornwall. Her crew were rescued. She was on a voyage from Youghall, County Cork to Southampton, Hampshire.[169]

7 November[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 7 November 1806
Ship Country Description
Dorothea Prospere Admiralty flag of Hamburg.svg Hamburg The ship foundered in the English Channel off Calais, France. Her crew were resued She was on a voyage from Hamburg to Bordeaux, Gironde, France.[238][239]

10 November[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 10 November 1806
Ship Country Description
Aberdeen  United Kingdom The ship departed from Bristol, Gloucestershire, for Baltimore, Maryland, United States. No further trace, presumed foundered with the loss of all hands.[240]
Favourite  United Kingdom The brig was driven ashore at Greenore Point, County Wexford. Her crew were rescued. She was on a voyage from Liverpool, Lancashire, to Cork and the West Indies.[241]

17 November[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 17 November 1806
Ship Country Description
Glasgow  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore and wrecked on the Farne Islands with the loss of ten lives. She was on a voyage from Leith, Lothian, to London.[242][243]

18 November[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 18 November 1806
Ship Country Description
Isabella  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore near Cronstadt, Russia.[244]
Susannah  United Kingdom The ship struck rocks in Thornton Lough and was wrecked. Her crew were rescued. She was on a voyage from Newcastle upon Tyne, Northumberland to Leith, Lothian.[245]

22 November[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 22 November 1806
Ship Country Description
Peggy  United Kingdom The ship struck rocks at Guernsey, Channel Islands, and was abandoned by her crew. She was on a voyage from Bristol, Gloucestershire, to Guernsey and Jersey, Channel Islands. Peggy was later refloated and taken in to Guernsey.[246]

26 November[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 26 November 1806
Ship Country Description
James  United Kingdom The tender was driven ashore at Neyland, Pembrokeshire.[224]
Jane  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore and wrecked at Milford Haven, Pembrokeshire.[247]
Neptune  United Kingdom The tender was driven ashore at Neyland.[224]

27 November[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 27 November 1806
Ship Country Description
Adventurier  Royal Dutch Navy War of the Fourth Coalition, Raid on Batavia: The gun-brig was destroyed by fire at Batavia.[248]
Arnisteiyn Netherlands Kingdom of Holland War of the Fourth Coalition, Raid on Batavia: The full-rigged ship was destroyed by fire at Batavia.[248][249]
Ceres  Royal Dutch Navy War of the Fourth Coalition, Raid on Batavia: The gun-brig was destroyed by fire at Batavia.[248]
Dart  United States The ship foundered whilst on a voyage from Amsterdam, Kingdom of Holland to New York.[205]
Doogzoomhayd Netherlands Kingdom of Holland War of the Fourth Coalition, Raid on Batavia: The full-rigged ship was destroyed by fire at Batavia.[248]
East Indian Netherlands Kingdom of Holland War of the Fourth Coalition, Raid on Batavia: The ship was destroyed by fire at Batavia.[248]
Jane  United Kingdom The victualling ship was wrecked at Plymouth, Devon.[250]
Johanna Suzanna Netherlands Kingdom of Holland War of the Fourth Coalition, Raid on Batavia: The ship was destroyed by fire at Batavia.[249]
Ludwig von Vinck Netherlands Kingdom of Holland War of the Fourth Coalition, Raid on Batavia: The ship was burtn at Batavia by the British.[251]
Patriot Netherlands Kingdom of Holland War of the Fourth Coalition, Raid on Batavia: The 18-gun ship was destroyed by fire at Batavia.[248][249]
Phœnix  Royal Dutch Navy War of the Fourth Coalition, Raid on Batavia: The frigate was destroyed by fire at Batavia.[248]
Prussian Netherlands Kingdom of Holland War of the Fourth Coalition, Raid on Batavia: The ship was destroyed by fire at Batavia.[248]
Snelheiyd Netherlands Kingdom of Holland War of the Fourth Coalition, Raid on Batavia: The brig was destroyed by fire at Batavia.[248]
William  Royal Dutch Navy War of the Fourth Coalition: The corvette was captured by the Royal Navy. Deemed unfit for service, she was subsequently destroyed.[249]
Zee-Ploeg  Royal Dutch Navy War of the Fourth Coalition, Raid on Batavia: The 24-gun ship was destroyed by fire at Batavia.[248]
Zuider Pole Netherlands Kingdom of Holland War of the Fourth Coalition, Raid on Batavia: The ship was destroyed by fire at Batavia.[248]

29 November[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 29 November 1806
Ship Country Description
Port au Prince  United Kingdom The ship was burnt at Foa, Tonga (19°45′S 174°18′W / 19.750°S 174.300°W / -19.750; -174.300). Thirty-seven of her 62 crew were murdered by the Tongans.

30 November[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 30 November 1806
Ship Country Description
Susannah  United States The ship was lost whilst on a voyage from Wilmington, Delaware, to Jamaica.[199]

Unknown date[edit]

List of shipwrecks: Unknown date 1806
Ship Country Description
Ann  United Kingdom The ship foundered in the Gulf of Finland.[250] She was on a voyage from Saint Petersburg, Russia to South Shields, County Durham.[224]
Bellona  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore at Liverpool, Lancashire.[214] She was on a voyage from Charleston, South Carolina, United States to Liverpool.[154]
Brilliant  United Kingdom The ship was wrecked on the Norwegian coast. She was on a voyage from Trondheim to Galway.[223]
Brothers  United Kingdom The ship foundered off Strömstadt, Sweden.[247][252]
HMS Clinker  Royal Navy The gun-vessel foundered off the French coast with the loss of all hands.[253]
Constant Mary  United Kingdom The ship was wrecked in the Gulf of Finland. Her crew were rescued.[254] She was on a voyage from Helsingfors, Sweden to Newcastle upon Tyne, Northumberland.[246]
Content's Increase  United Kingdom The ship foundered in the North Sea off Harwich, Essex.[231] Her crew were rescued.[232]
Desire  United Kingdom The ship was wrecked on Hogland, Russia. She was on a voyage from "Wyburg" to Liverpool, Lancashire.[223]
Favourite  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore at Kirkcudbright. She was on a voyage from Jamaica to Whitehaven, Cumberland.[214]
Fame  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore and wrecked on Walney Island, Lancashire. She was on a voyage from Dublin to the River Duddon.[231]
Grove Hill  United Kingdom The ship was driven ahsore on Götaland, Sweden. Her crew were rescued. She was on a voyage from Reval, Russia to Hull, Yorkshire.[250] Grove Hill was later refloated.[255]
Hampshire  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore and wrecked in Carnarvon Bay.[168] She was on a voyage from New Orleans, Territory of Orleans to Liverpool.[170]
Hope  United States The ship was wrecked on the French coast. She was on a voyage from Virginia to Cork, United Kingdom.[168]
Industry  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore near Cardigan. She was on a voyage from Greenock, Renfrewshire, to Cork.[244]
Jean  United Kingdom The ship was wrecked on the Niding. She was on a voyage from Riga, Russia to Dundee, Forfarshire.[223]
John United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland New South Wales The sloop departed from King Island. No further trace; presumed foundered with the loss of all hands.[256]
John Morgan  United States The ship was driven ashore near Castletown, Isle of Man. She was on a voyage from New York, United States to Liverpool.[169][170]
Jonge Anna Dorothea  Hamburg The ship was wrecked on the coast of Jutland. She was on a voyage from London, United Kingdom to Hamburg.[180]
Joseph & Betsey  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore near Lymington, Hampshire. She was on a voyage from Weymouth, Dorset, to London.[224]
Kaparen  Prussia The ship was wrecked whilst on a voyage from Memel to Hull. There was some loss of life.[257]
Mary  United Kingdom The ship was wrecked on the Norwegian coast with the loss of her captain. She was on a voyage from Drontheim to Dublin.[258]
Merrimack Merchant Ensign of Holstein-Gottorp (Lions sinister).svg Duchy of Holstein The ship was detained by HMS Racehorse ( Royal Navy) but was subsequently lost off Guernsey, Channel Islands. She was on a voyage from Vera Cruz, Viceroyalty of New Granada to Tönningen.[154]
Pombinha  Portugal The ship was wrecked on Skagen. Denmark. She was on a voyage from Saint Petersburg to Oporto.[259]
Ringen de Jacob Flag of Bremen.svg Bremen The ship was driven ashore and wrecked on the coast of Jutland. She was on a voyage from Liverpool to Bremen.[259]
Severn  United Kingdom The ship sprang a leak in the North Sea whilst on a voyage from Sunderland, County Durham, to London. She put into Scarborough, Yorkshire, where she sank.[168][170]
Shepherdess  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore and wrecked at Cape Henry, Virginia, United States. She was on a voyage from London to Virginia.[247]
Thomas  United Kingdom The ship was wrecked on the Arklow Bank, in the Irish Sea off the coast of County Wicklow. She was on a voyage from Stockholm, Sweden to Bristol, Gloucestershire.[241]
Two Friends  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore near Charleston, South Carolina, United States before 25 November.[150]
Woodbine  United Kingdom The ship was wrecked on the coast of France.[205]

December[edit]

1 December[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 1 December 1806
Ship Country Description
HMS Astrea  Royal Navy The Active-class frigate ran aground off Anholt, Denmark. She was refloated and put into Helsingør for repairs.

2 December[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 2 December 1806
Ship Country Description
Eliza  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore at Aberdyfi, Caernarfonshire She was on a voyage from Dublin to Cork and Trinidad.[260]
Three Sisters  United Kingdom The brig was driven ashore in Widemouth Bay. Her crew were rescued. She was on a voyage from Glasgow, Renfrewshire, United Kingdom to Livorno, Grand Duchy of Tuscany.[261]
William  United States The brig was wrecked in Widemouth Bay. Her crew were rescued. She was on a voyage from São Miguel, Azores to Liverpool, Lancashire, United Kingdom.[261]

3 December[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 3 December 1806
Ship Country Description
Economy  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore and wrecked at Padstow, Cornwall. Her crew were rescued. She was on a voyage from Waterford to Southampton, Hampshire.[262]
Eliza  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore at Cardigan. Her crew were rescued. She was on a voyage from Virginia, United States to Dublin.[262][263]
John  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore at Caernarfon. She was on a voyage from Youghal, County Cork, to Dublin.[264]
Lord Nelson  United Kingdom The ship was wrecked at St. Andrews, Fife with the loss of all five passengers and crew.[265]
Milford  United States The ship was driven ashore and wrecked at Cardigan. Her crew were rescued. She was on a voyage from Liverpool to Wilmington, Delaware.[262][263][266]
Papillon  France The privateer, a lugger, was driven ashore and wrecked at Littlehampton, Sussex, United Kingdom. Her 30 crew survived.[267]
Sally  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore at Cardigan. Her crew were rescued. She was on a voyage from Dublin to Waterford.[262][263]

7 December[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 7 December 1806
Ship Country Description
Three Friends  United States The ship foundered off Bermuda.[268]

8 December[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 8 December 1806
Ship Country Description
Endeavour  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore and wrecked near St. Ives, Cornwall.[150]

10 December[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 10 December 1806
Ship Country Description
Ann  United Kingdom The sloop foundered in the English Channel off Christchurch, Hampshire with the loss of at least eleven lives. She was on a voyage from Cowes, Isle of Wight to Poole, Dorset.[269]
Trewlawney  United Kingdom The West Indiaman was driven onto the Ness Sands, in the Irish Sea of the coast of Glamorgan and was wrecked with the loss of twelve lives. There were around fifteen or twenty survivors.[28][270]

11 December[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 11 December 1806
Ship Country Description
Betsey  United States The ship was wrecked at Plymouth, Devon, United Kingdom with the loss of six of her fourteen crew. She was on a voyage from New York to Amsterdam, Kingdom of Holland.[270][237]
HMS Surinam  Royal Navy
HMS Surinam after she was struck by lightning.

The Cruizer-class brig-sloop was struck by lightning in the Bay of Biscay south west of Belle Île, Morbihan, France with the loss of two of her crew. She was subsequently repaired and returned to service.

12 December[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 12 December 1806
Ship Country Description
Sedgefield  United Kingdom The ship was run down and sunk in the North Sea off the mouth of the River Tees. Her crew were rescued.[271]

13 December[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 13 December 1806
Ship Country Description
Resolution  United States The ship was wrecked at Salcombe, Devon, United Kingdom. She was on a voyage from London to St. Lucar, Spain.[264][270]

14 December[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 14 December 1806
Ship Country Description
Catherine  United Kingdom The ship was struck by lightning and sank at Milford Haven, Pembrokeshire.[272]
Courage  Russia The ship was driven ashore at Shoeburyness, Essex, United Kingdom.[264]
Deborah  United Kingdom The ship was struck by lightning at Milford Haven and was beached.[167]
Triton Admiralty flag of Hamburg.svg Hamburg The ship was driven ashore at Ramsgate, Kent, United Kingdom. She was on a voyage from Hamburg to Saint Thomas, Virgin Islands. Triton was later refloated and brought in to Ramgsate.[264][270]

15 December[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 15 December 1806
Ship Country Description
George Washington  United States The ship was wrecked in the Shetland Islands, United Kingdom. She was on a voyage from Hamburg to Salem, Massachusetts.[264]
Providence  United States The ship sprang a leak and foundered. Her crew were rescued by Rodney ( United Kingdom). She was on a voyage from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, to Bremen.[273]
Two Sisters  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore at Newhaven, Edinburgh.[267]

17 December[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 17 December 1806
Ship Country Description
Hazard  France The cutter, a privateer, was run down and sunk by HMS Avenger ( Royal Navy) with the loss of 43 of her 49 crew.[271]
Loyal Sam  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore on Bermuda.[274]
Perseverance  United Kingdom The ship foundered in the North Sea 10 leagues (30 nautical miles (56 km)) south west of Lindesnes, Norway. Her crew were rescued by Nelly and Ann ( United Kingdom). She was on a voyage from Helsingør, Denmark to Dublin.[275]
Three Brothers  United Kingdom The ship foundered off Grand Cayman. She was on a voyage from Jamaica to New York, United States.[218]

18 December[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 18 December 1806
Ship Country Description
Margaret  United Kingdom The ship was wrecked on a reef off the coast of Brazil. She was on a voyage from Belfast, County Down, to the River Plate.[276]

19 December[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 19 December 1806
Ship Country Description
John & William  United Kingdom The ship was wrecked on the Mount Batten Rocks, off Plymouth, Devon. She was on a voyage from Plymouth to Dartmouth, Devon.[271]

21 December[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 21 December 1806
Ship Country Description
Anna Maria  United States The ship was wrecked on the French coast. She was on a voyage from New York to Bordeaux, Gironde, France.[205]

22 December[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 22 December 1806
Ship Country Description
Three Brothers  United Kingdom The ship was wrecked on the Southerness Sands, in the Irish Sea off the coast of Dumfriesshire.[277]

24 December[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 24 December 1806
Ship Country Description
Adventure