List of shipwrecks in 1811

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The list of shipwrecks in 1811 includes ships sunk, wrecked or otherwise lost during 1811.

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January[edit]

1 January[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 1 January 1811
Ship Country Description
Arende  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore in the Isles of Scilly. She was later refloated. Arende was on a voyage from Bristol, Gloucestershire to Falmouth, Cornwall and Jamaica.[1]
Uncle Toby  United Kingdom The ship was abandoned by her crew, who were rescued by Marquis of Kildare ( United Kingdom). She was on a voyage from Surinam to London.[2]

2 January[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 2 January 1811
Ship Country Description
Isabella and Ann  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore and severely damaged in the Isles of Scilly. She was on a voyage from Cádiz, Spain to Bristol, Gloucestershire. The ship was later refloated.[3][4]
Martha United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland Guernsey The ship was lost near Tarragona, Spain. Her crew were rescued.[5]

3 January[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 3 January 1811
Ship Country Description
Elizabeth and Sarah  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore at Great Yarmouth, Norfolk.[6]
George  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore in the Orkney Islands. She was on a voyage from Dublin to London. George was later refloated and taken in to Burghead, Moray for repairs.[7]

4 January[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 4 January 1811
Ship Country Description
Allen  United Kingdom The ship was wrecked near Westport, County Mayo. She was on a voyage from the Azores to Liverpool, Lancashire.[4]
Brothers  United Kingdom The transport ship, a brig, was driven ashore and wrecked at Deal, Kent.[8]
Dorsetshire  United Kingdom The ship was driven onto the Blyth Sand. She was refloated on 8 January.[1]

5 January[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 5 January 1811
Ship Country Description
Brothers  United Kingdom The transport ship, a brig, was driven ashore and wrecked at Deal, Kent.[6][8]
Dove  United Kingdom The ship foundered in the Irish Sea with the loss of all but two of those on board. She was on a voyage from Bristol, Gloucestershire to Waterford.[9]
Highlander  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore at Weymouth, Dorset.[6] She was refloated on 21 January and taken in to Weymouth.[10][11]
James and Euphan  United Kingdom The sloop foundered in the North Sea whilst on a voyage from Berwick-upon-Tweed, Northumberland to Leith, Lothian.[10][12] Her crew were rescued.[11]
Joseph  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore near Ross. Her crew were rescued.[2]
José Fortuna  Portugal The ship sank at Dover, Kent.[6]
Ranger  United Kingdom The transport ship, a brig, was driven ashore and wrecked at Dover.[13]
Resource  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore and wrecked at Westgate-on-Sea, Kent. Her crew were rescued. She was on a voyage from Valencia, Spain to London.[6]

6 January[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 6 January 1811
Ship Country Description
HMS Attack  Royal Navy The Archer-class gun-brig was driven ashore at Great Yarmouth, Norfolk.[6] She was later refloated.[14]
HMS Bold  Royal Navy The Archer-class gun-brig was driven ashore at Great Yarmouth. Her crew were rescued.[6] She was later refloated,[15] but was subsequently broken up in April 1811 at Sheerness, Kent.
Boyne  United Kingdom The ship foundered in the North Sea off Cromer, Norfolk.[6] She was on a voyage from Sweden to Portsmouth, Hampshire.[1]
Gabriel flag unknown The galiot was driven ashore at Great Yarmouth.[6]
Hope  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore at Great Yarmouth.[6]
Priscilla  United Kingdom Napoleonic Wars: The ship was captured and burnt in the Atlantic Ocean (47°40′N 15°20′W / 47.667°N 15.333°W / 47.667; -15.333 by a French Navy corvette. She was on a voyage from Malta to London.[16]
Providence  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore at Great YarMouth.[6]
Susan  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore at Great Yarmouth. She was later refloated.[1][6][14][15]

9 January[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 9 January 1811
Ship Country Description
Jason  United Kingdom The ship suffered an onboard explosion and sank in The Wash off Boston, Lincolnshire.[17]
New Astley  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore at Great Yarmouth, Norfolk. Her crew were rescued. She was on a voyage from London to Great Yarmouth.[18] She was later refloated.[3]

10 January[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 10 January 1811
Ship Country Description
Bess  United Kingdom The ship foundered in the Irish Sea off the Isle of Man. Five of her crew were rescued. She was on a voyage from Liverpool, Lancashire to Waterford.[19]

11 January[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 11 January 1811
Ship Country Description
Emelia  United Kingdom The ship was wrecked at Rathmullan, County Donegal. Her crew were rescued. She was on a voyage from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States to Liverpool, Lancashire.[4]

12 January[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 12 January 1811
Ship Country Description
Oscar  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore at Penzance, Cornwall.[3] She was refloated on 24 January and taken in to Penzance.[20]

13 January[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 13 January 1811
Ship Country Description
Brisk  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore between Walmer Castle and South Foreland, Kent. She was on a voyage from Smyrna, Ottoman Empire to London.[3]
Brothers  United Kingdom Napoleonic Wars: The ship was driven ashore at Bexhill-on-Sea, Sussex by a French privateer. Her crew were rescued.[3][7]
Queenborough  United Kingdom The ship foundered in the Atlantic Ocean 33 leagues (99 nautical miles (183 km)) off Land's End, Cornwall. Her crew were rescued by Dantzig (Gdansk flag.svg Dantzig).[21]

15 January[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 15 January 1811
Ship Country Description
Philadelphia  United States The ship was driven ashore and wrecked on Oronsay, Inner Hebrides, United Kingdom. All on board were rescued. Philadelphia was on a voyage from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania to Liverpool, Lancashire, United Kingdom.[22]

16 January[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 16 January 1811
Ship Country Description
Jannet  United Kingdom The sloop was driven ashore and wrecked at Padstow, Cornwall. She was on a voyage from Tenerife, Canary Islands to London.[4][23][24]
Pelteisses  United Kingdom Napoleonic Wars: The ship was captured by the privateer Rodeur ( France) whilst on a voyage from Providencia Island to London. She was subsequently wrecked on Belle Île, Morbihan, France. All sixteen people on board were rescued.[25]
Success  United States The ship was driven ashore at Sandy Hook, New Jersey. She was on a voyage from Saint Croix, Virgin Islands to New York.[26]

17 January[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 17 January 1811
Ship Country Description
Paquetto Felix  Portugal The ship was wrecked on the Saltee Islands, County Wexford, United Kingdom. Her crew were rescued. She was on a voyage from Maranhão to Liverpool, Lancashire, United Kingdom.[14]

18 January[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 18 January 1811
Ship Country Description
James Hamilton  United States The ship was wrecked near Charleston, South Carolina. Her crew were rescued. She was on a voyage from Dartmouth, Devon, United Kingdom to Charleston.[27]
Liberty  United Kingdom The ship sprang a leak and foundered in the North Sea off Flamborough Head, Yorkshire. Her crew were rescued.[16]

19 January[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 19 January 1811
Ship Country Description
Grand Duke  United Kingdom The ship departed from Jamaica for London. She was later boarded off the Cape Nicola Mole by HMS Daedalus ( Royal Navy). No further trace, presumed to have foundered with the loss of all hands.[28]
John Johnson  United States The ship foundered in the North Sea off Harlingen, Frise, France. She was on a voyage from Baltimore, Maryland to Tönning, Duchy of Schleswig.[29]
Malta  United Kingdom Napoleonic Wars: The ship was captured off Cape Trafalgar, Spain by a French privateer. She was taken in to Barbate, Spain and burnt.[26]
Success  United Kingdom The ship foundered in the Atlantic Ocean off Tory Island, County Donegal. Her crew were rescued. She was on a voyage from Greenock, Renfrewshire to Limerick.[30]

20 January[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 20 January 1811
Ship Country Description
Aurora  United States The ship was driven ashore in the Clyde. She was refloated on 23 January.[10][14]
Falkirk  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore in the Clyde.[10]
Jubilee  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore in the Clyde.[10]
Oak  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore in the Clyde.[14]
Peggy  United Kingdom The ship foundered off Ardrossan, Ayrshire. Her crew were rescued. She was on a voyage from Belfast, County Antrim to Irvine, Ayrshire.[30]
United Kingdom  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore in the Clyde. She was refloated on 23 February.[14]
Waterhouse  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore in the Clyde.[14]

21 January[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 21 January 1811
Ship Country Description
Adventure  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore near Crookhaven, County Cork. she was on a voyage from Africa to Bristol, Gloucestershire.[16]
Elizabeth  United Kingdom The ship was destroyed by fire at Ramsgate, Kent.[31]
Leda  United Kingdom The ship foundered off Algeciras, Spain. Her crew were rescued[26]
Lord Melville  United Kingdom The ship departed from Jamaica for Cork. No further trace, presumed foundered with the loss of all hands.[32]
Union  United States The ship was lost in the Caicos Islands. Her crew were rescued. She was on a voyage from Virginia to Jamaica.[33]

23 January[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 23 January 1811
Ship Country Description
John  United Kingdom The ship was lost on the coast of America. Her crew were rescued by Æolus ( United Kingdom). John was on a voyage from Belfast, County Antrim to Virginia, United States.[34]

24 January[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 24 January 1811
Ship Country Description
Perseverance  United States The ship capsized at Liverpool, Lancashire, United Kingdom.[14]

25 January[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 25 January 1811
Ship Country Description
Resolution  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore at Holyhead, Anglesey. She was on a voyage from Waterford to Liverpool, Lancashire.[30]

26 January[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 26 January 1811
Ship Country Description
Industrious William & John  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore near Whitehaven, Cumberland. She was on a voyage from Strangford, County Down to Liverpool, Lancashire.[16]

28 January[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 28 January 1811
Ship Country Description
Leda  United Kingdom The ship was lost near Algeciras, Spain, Her crew were rescued.[35]

29 January[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 29 January 1811
Ship Country Description
Hannah  United Kingdom The ship was lost near the Isla of Pines, Cuba. She was on a voyage from Jamaica to London.[36]

30 January[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 30 January 1811
Ship Country Description
Good Intent  United Kingdom The sloop was driven ashore and wrecked on the "Isle of Dillas". She was on a voyage from Lancaster, Lancashire to Dublin.[37]
Kitty  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore on the Isle of Arran. She was on a voyage from Glasgow, Renfrewshire to Saint Croix, Virgin Islands.[29] Kitty was refloated on 8 February and taken in to the Clyde.[38]
Northumberland  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore at Exmouth, Devon. She was on a voyage from Sunderland, County Durham to Exmouth. Northumberland was later refloated.[5]
Pursuit  United Kingdom The ship was sighted off South Shields, County Durham. No further trace, presumed foundered in the North Sea with the loss of all hands. She was on a voyage from King's Lynn, Norfolk to Leith, Lothian.[39]
Rosetta  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore and wrecked at Newlyn, Cornwall.[30]
Susan  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore near Cork. She was on a voyage from Cork to Lisbon, Portugal. Susan was later refloated.[29]
Twilight  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore at Wexford. She was on a voyage from Montreal, Lower Canada, British North America to Liverpool, Lancashire.[40]

31 January[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 31 January 1811
Ship Country Description
Alexander  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore on the Irish coast.[29]
Bryan  United Kingdom The ship foundered in the Irish Sea off Ireland's Eye, County Dublin.[41]
Cadiz Packet  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore at Tynemouth, Northumberland.[29]
Charles  United Kingdom The ship was wrecked on the Irish coast. She was on a voyage from Liverpool to Jamaica via Cork.[29]
Commerce  United Kingdom The ship was wrecked at Whitby, Yorkshire.[30]
Conjuror  United Kingdom The ship was sighted off Penzance, Cornwall whilst on a voyage from Rio de Janeiro to London. No further trace, presumed foundered with the loss of all hands.[42]
Elbe  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore on the Irish coast.[29]
Good Intent  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore at Tynemouth.[29] She was later refloated.[43]
Jubilee  United Kingdom The ship struck a rock off Killough, County Down and sank with the loss of all 22 crew. She was on a voyage from Greenock, Renfrewshire to Surinam.[5][44]
Juno  United Kingdom The ship foundered in the Irish Sea off Ireland's Eye,[41] or was driven ashore at Howth, County Dublin. She was on a voyage from Workington, Cumberland to Dublin.[38]
Lady Dunbar  United Kingdom The ship was wrecked in Coal-pit Bay, County Down with the loss of thirteen of the fourteen people on board.[44]
Little George  United Kingdom The ship ran aground and was wrecked near Wexford. Her crew were rescued. She was on a voyage from Greenock, Renfrewshire to Trinidad.[29]
Lowther  United Kingdom The ship struck rocks off Islandmagee, County Antrim and was wrecked with the loss of all hands. She was on a voyage from Belfast to Maryport, Cumberland.[41][44]
Nancy  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore at Bridlington, Yorkshire.[30]
Robert  United Kingdom The sloop was wrecked at Scarnachan Point, County Antrim with the loss of three of the ten people on board. She was on a voyage from Glasgow, Renfrewshire to Belfast.[44][45]
Samuel  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore south of Sunderland, County Durham.[30]
Supply  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore south of Sunderland.[30]
Telemachus  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore at Tynemouth.[29] She was later refloated.[43]
Trial  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore and wrecked in Lough Swilly with the loss of all hands. She was on a voyage from Glasgow, Renfrewshire to Dublin.[46]
Trio  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore at Bridlington.[30]
Warrington  United Kingdom The ship was wrecked near Ballywalter, County Down with the loss of all hands.[44]

Unknown date[edit]

List of shipwrecks: Unknown date 1811
Ship Country Description
Active  United Kingdom The ship was sighted off Lough Swilly in early January whilst on a voyage from Galway to Rathmelton, County Donegal. No further trace, presumed foundered with the loss of all hands.[47]
Ariadne  United Kingdom The ship was lost on the coast of Sweden. She was on a voyage from London to a Baltic port.[1]
Atlantic  United Kingdom The ship was abandoned off the Irish coast. She was on a voyage from the River Plate to Liverpool, Lancashire.[2]
Bolina  United Kingdom Napoleonic Wars: The ship was captured and burnt by a French Navy corvette. She was on a voyage from Plymouth, Devon to Boston, Massachusetts, United States.[48]
Briganza  Portugal The ship was driven ashore and damaged at Liverpool. She was on a voyage from Demerara. Briganza was later refloated.[11]
Catherine  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore at the mouth of the Humber. She was on a voyage from Heligoland to Hull, Yorkshire.[11] Catherine was refloated on 23 January and taken in to Hull.[20]
Ceres  United Kingdom The ship foundered whilst on a voyage from Liverpool to Lisbon, Portugal. Her crew were rescued by HMS Shannon ( Royal Navy).[3]
Clyde  United Kingdom Napoleonic Wars: The ship was captured and burn by a French Navy corvette.[48]
Commerce  United Kingdom The ship foundered in the Irish Sea off Youghal, County Cork. Her crew were rescued. She was on a voyage from Liverpool to Bristol, Gloucestershire.[3]
Elizabeth  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore and wrecked on Islay She was on a voyage from Prince Edward Island, British North America to Liverpool.[6]
El Vinceder  Spanish Navy The ship of the line was wrecked in the Bay of Boza, Sardinia.[49]
Fame  United Kingdom The ship foundered whilst on a voyage from British Honduras to Liverpool.[50]
Hannah  United Kingdom The transport ship was lost near Cork.[24]
Hoop Unknown The ship foundered in the Baltic Sea off Cape Kolka, Russia.[6]
James  United Kingdom The brig ran aground in the River Towy.[1]
John  United Kingdom The ship foundered in the Irish Sea off The Skerries. She was on a voyage from Dundalk County Louth to Portsmouth, Hampshire.[14]
Linskill  United Kingdom The transport ship was lost in the Tagus with the loss of six of her crew.[16]
Lively  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore at Holyhead, Anglesey.[6]
Lord Duncan  United Kingdom The ship was wrecked at Loch Indaal, Islay. She was on a voyage from Lisbon, Portugal to Leith, Lothian.[51]
Lucy  United Kingdom The ship was wrecked at Crookhaven, County Cork with some loss of life. She was on a voyage from Malta to London.[10]
Mary  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore and damaged near Plymouth, Devon. She was refloated on 12 January.[7]
Mary Elizabeth  United Kingdom The ship was wrecked near Dublin. Her crew were rescued. She was on a voyage from Liverpool to Dublin.[30]
Mentor  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore at Tralee, County Kerry. She was on a voyage from Newfoundland, British North America to Liverpool.[16]
Minns  United Kingdom The brig was driven ashore and wrecked at Portsmouth, Hampshire. She was on a voyage from London to Montserrat.[52]
Norge Denmark Norway The ship foundered in the North Sea off Tanager.[3]
Phœnix  United Kingdom The ship foundered off the coast of Sweden.[53]
Ranger  United Kingdom The ship departed Valencia, Spain for London. No further trace, presumed foundered with the loss of all hands.[54]
Recovery  United Kingdom The ship sailed from Nevis on 19 January. She met with considerable damage shortly thereafter and had to put back into Nevis, where she was to unload.[55] She was condemned at Nevis.[56]
Sheerness  United Kingdom The ship sprang a leak and was abandoned by her crew, who were rescued by London Packet ( United Kingdom). She was on a voyage from São Migue, Azores to London.[2]
Success  United Kingdom The ship foundered in the Irish Sea off the Isle of Man. She was on a voyage from Newfoundland to Liverpool.[57]
Thetis  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore in the River Thames downstream of Gravesend, Kent.[1]
Triton  United Kingdom The ship was wrecked on Islay. Her crew were rescued. She was on a voyage from New York, United States to Liverpool.[16]
Visurgus  Russia The ship was lost near Archangelsk.[10]
William  United Kingdom The ship was drinen ashore and wrecked on Islay. She was on a voyage from New Brunswick, British North America to Leith, Lothian.[6]
Wylam  United Kingdom The ship ran aground at Oporto, Portugal in mid-January and was severely damaged. She was on a voyage from Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Northumberland to Oporto.[40]

February[edit]

1 February[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 1 February 1811
Ship Country Description
Frederick  United States The ship was wrecked off Bermuda. She was on a voyage from New York to the West Indies.[58]
Hibernia  United Kingdom The ship foundered in the Irish Sea off the Isle of Man with the loss of two of her crew. She was on a voyage from London to Liverpool, Lancashire.[40]
John  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore in Loch Ryan. She was on a voyage from Greenock, Renfrewshire to Stornoway, Isle of Lewis.[29]
Three Sisters  United Kingdom The ship foundered in the North Sea off Whitby, Yorkshire. Her crew were rescued. She was on a voyage from Ipswich, Suffolk to the Firth of Forth.[29]

2 February[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 2 February 1811
Ship Country Description
Martha United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland Guernsey The ship was wrecked at Tarragona, Spain. She was on a voyage from Tarragona to Guernsey.[40]

3 February[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 3 February 1811
Ship Country Description
Friends Endeavour  United Kingdom The ship foundered in the English Channel off Rame Head, Cornwall. Her crew were rescued. She was on a voyage from Plymouth, Devon to Falmouth, Cornwall.[29]

4 February[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 4 February 1811
Ship Country Description
Fancy  United Kingdom The ship was wrecked at Port Louis, Mauritius.[59]

5 February[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 5 February 1811
Ship Country Description
Fox  United Kingdom The ship foundered in Tramore Bay with the loss of all hands.[29]

6 February[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 6 February 1811
Ship Country Description
Frende Brodre or Trendre Brodres  Denmark The ship was wrecked in Whitesand Bay. Her crew were rescued.[45][60]
Ranger  United Kingdom The brig was wrecked in Mill Bay, Plymouth with the loss of a crew member. She was on a voyage from Málaga, Spain to London.[61]

7 February[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 7 February 1811
Ship Country Description
Cora  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore and wrecked in Bigbury Bay. Her crew were rescued. She was on a voyage from a Mediterranean port to London.[29]
Favourite  United Kingdom The ship capsized at Milford, Pembrokeshire and was severely damaged.[45]
Francisco United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland Malta The ship was driven ashore and wrecked in the Isles of Scilly, United Kingdom. She was on a voyage from Malta to London.[43]
Liberty  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore at Milford. She was on a voyage from Bristol, Gloucestershire to Dublin.[45]
Perula Unknown The ship was driven ashore at Milford.[45]

8 February[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 8 February 1811
Ship Country Description
Freide  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore and wrecked in Whitsand Bay. She was on a voyage from Malta to London.[45]
Spartan  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore at Plymouth, Devon. She was on a voyage from Lisbon, Portugal to London. Spartan was later refloated.[45]
Venus  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore at Plymouth. She was later refloated.[29]

9 February[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 9 February 1811
Ship Country Description
Cadiz Packet  United Kingdom The ship was wrecked on the "Black Meddings".[43]
Friede Denmark Denmark-Norway The brig struck rocks in Whitesand Bay and was wrecked with the loss of three of the fourteen people on board. She was on a voyage from Gibraltar to London, United Kingdom.[62]

11 February[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 11 February 1811
Ship Country Description
Bank Note  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore and wrecked at Atherfield, Isle of Wight. She was on a voyage from São Miguel Island, Azores to London.[45]
Bristol  United Kingdom The ship was wrecked on Nash Point, Glamorgan with the loss of three of her ten crew.[63]
Elizabeth  United Kingdom The ship was wrecked in Dundrum Bay.[43]

13 February[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 13 February 1811
Ship Country Description
HMS Pandora  Royal Navy The Cruizer-class brig-sloop was wrecked on Skagen, Denmark with the loss of 21 of her 127 crew. The survivors were taken prisoner by the Danes.
Maryann  United Kingdom The ship was lost at Buenos Aires.[64]

14 February[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 14 February 1811
Ship Country Description
Favourite  United Kingdom The ship capsized at Milford Haven, Pembrokeshire.[29]
Liberty  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore and wrecked at Milford Haven. She was on a voyage from Bristol, Gloucestershire to Dublin.[29]
Perula  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore and wrecked at Milford Haven.[29]
Vestal  United Kingdom The ship ran onto an anchor at St. Mawes, Cornwall and sank. She was on a voyage from Liverpool, Lancashire to London.[29][45]

15 February[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 15 February 1811
Ship Country Description
Lovely Ann  United Kingdom The brigantine was wrecked at Dunbar, Lothian. Her crew were rescued. She was on a voyage from Aberdeen to London.[65]

16 February[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 16 February 1811
Ship Country Description
Amelia  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore and wrecked at Sandy Hook, New Jersey, United States. She was on a voyage from Leith, Lothian to New York, United States[28]
HMS Amethyst  Royal Navy The Penelope-class frigate was driven ashore and wrecked at Mount Batten, Plymouth, Devon with the loss of eight of her 274 crew.
Commerce  United Kingdom The ship was wrecked on the Nayland Rock, in the North Sea off Margate, Kent. Her crew were rescued. She was on a voyage from Gibraltar to London.[43][66]
Eleanor and Grace  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore at Margate. She was on a voyage from Waterford to London.[43]
Hart  United Kingdom A fire at Greenock, Renfrewshire burnt Hart to the waterline.[22]
Hawke  United Kingdom The ship sprang a leak in the English Channel off Dover, Kent and was abandoned by her crew. It was presumed that she consequently foundered.[43]
Two Friends  United Kingdom The ship was lost near South Foreland, Kent.[43]
Unity  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore at Margate. She was on a voyage from Fowey, Cornwall to London.[43]

17 February[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 17 February 1811
Ship Country Description
Bank Note  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore and wrecked at Atherfield, Isle of Wight. She was on a voyage from São Miguel, Azores to London.[29]
Grinder  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore in Tramore Bay. Her crew were rescued. She was on a voyage from Lisbon, Portugal to London.[46]

18 February[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 18 February 1811
Ship Country Description
Duchess of York  United Kingdom The ship was at Tamatave, Madagascar, having landed troops and taken off the French garrison. A sudden wind parted Duchess of York from her anchor. She was seen going down in deep water and observers believed that she had struck a rock. All aboard were lost.[67]
Leopard  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore at Waterford. She was on a voyage from Waterford to Oporto.[46]
Mary  United Kingdom The ship ran aground at Milford, Pembrokeshire and was severely damaged. She was on a voyage from Swansea, Glamorgan to Waterford.[46]
North Star  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore and sank at Dartmouth, Devon.[22]

20 February[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 20 February 1811
Ship Country Description
Fame  United Kingdom Napoleonic Wars: The ship was captured off Cádiz, Spain and was subsequently lost. She was on a voyage from Mogadore, Morocco to Cádiz.[68]
Ives  United Kingdom The ship was in collision with HMS Macedonian ( Royal Navy) in the Atlantic Ocean 50 nautical miles (93 km) off Lisbon, Portugal. She was so severely damaged that she was set afire. Her crew were rescued by HMS Macedonian. Ives was on a voyage from Demerara to Greenock, Renfrewshire.[69]

21 February[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 21 February 1811
Ship Country Description
Aurora  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore in Pegwell Bay, Kent. She was on a voyage from London to Lisbon, Portugal. Aurora was refloated on 23 February.[46]
Bom Successo  Portugal The ship was wrecked at Boa Vista, Cape Verde Islands with the loss of 36 lives.[54][70]
Chance  United States The ship was lost near the Turks Islands. She was on a voyage from Savannah, Georgia to Falmouth, Jamaica.[71]
John and Jane  United Kingdom The transport ship was run down and sunk at Falmouth, Cornwall by HMS Franchise ( Royal Navy) with the loss of more than 230 lives.[46]
Maria  United Kingdom The ship ran aground off Amelia Island, East Florida, New Spain and was severely damaged.[72]
Venus  United Kingdom The sloop was driven ashore at St John's Point, County Down.[26]
Wellington  United Kingdom The transport ship was run down and sunk at Falmouth by Intercourse ( United Kingdom) with the loss of six of her crew.[46]

22 February[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 22 February 1811
Ship Country Description
Shamrock  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore and sank at Catania, Sicily. She was on a voyage from Malta to Sicily and Ireland.[36]
Two Brothers  United Kingdom The sloop was in collision with a brig at Plymouth, Devon and sank.[73]

23 February[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 23 February 1811
Ship Country Description
Hopewell  United Kingdom The collier was driven ashore and wrecked at North Shields, County Durham.[27]
Mary  United Kingdom The collier was driven ashore at North Shields. She was later refloated.[74]
HMS Shamrock  Royal Navy The schooner foundered in the Mediterranean Sea at approximately 36°55′N 7°48′W / 36.917°N 7.800°W / 36.917; -7.800 near Cabo de Santa Maria, the southernmost point of Portugal.

24 February[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 24 February 1811
Ship Country Description
Boreal  United States The ship foundered in the Atlantic Ocean (42°04′N 39°01′W / 42.067°N 39.017°W / 42.067; -39.017) with the loss of two of her crew. Eleven survivors were rescued by Betsey ( United Kingdom).[42]
Juno  United Kingdom The transport ship foundered in the Atlantic Ocean. Her crew were rescued.[26]
Lily  United Kingdom The ship was wrecked near Swansea, Glamorgan. She was on a voyage from Limerick to Plymouth, Devon.[27]

25 February[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 25 February 1811
Ship Country Description
Consolo  United States The ship sprang a leak and was abandoned in the Atlantic Ocean off Cape Sable, East Florida. She was on a voyage from Amelia Island, East Florida to Chatham, Massachusetts.[28]
Factor  United States The ship was abandoned by her crew. She was on a voyage from Wilmington, Delaware to Plymouth, New Hampshire.[75]
Hellen  United Kingdom The ship was wrecked on the Mull of Kintyre, Argyllshire. Her crew were rescued. She was on a voyage from New York, United States to Liverpool, Lancashire.[27][69]

26 February[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 26 February 1811
Ship Country Description
Camelion  United Kingdom The transport ship was wrecked on The Manacles.[76]
Elizabeth  United Kingdom The ship foundered in Dublin Bay. Her crew were rescued. She was on a voyage from Liverpool, Lancashire to Cork.[27]
Lawrence  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore and wrecked at Pwllheli, Caernarfonshire. She was on a voyage from Buenos Aires to Liverpool.[27]

27 February[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 27 February 1811
Ship Country Description
Margaret  United Kingdom The ship struck the Filey Bridge sandbank and foundered in the North Sea.[16]
True Love  United Kingdom The ship was holed by her anchor and sank at Dublin.[27][74]

28 February[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 28 February 1811
Ship Country Description
London  United Kingdom The ship was wrecked near Selsey Bill, Sussex. Her crew were rescued. She was on a voyage from Martinique to London.[26]

Unknown date[edit]

List of shipwrecks: Unknown date 1811
Ship Country Description
Barbara  United Kingdom The ship was lost near Anglesey.[22]
Commerce  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore in Tramore Bay. She was on a voyage from Waterford to London.[22]
Crosby  United Kingdom The ship was lost near Gaspé, Lower Canada, British North America.[77]
Edward Foote  United Kingdom The ship foundered off Havana, Cuba. She was on a voyage from Jamaica to London.[78]
Elksnut  Russia The ship was wrecked on the Norwegian coast.[29]
Fortune  United Kingdom The ship was wrecked on the coast of Sicily.[43]
Fredonia  United Kingdom The ship departed from the Hampton Roads for Liverpool, Lancashire between 13 and 16 February. No further trace, presumed foundered with the loss of all hands.[79]
Friends  United Kingdom The ship was wrecked on the Gunfleet Sand, in the North Sea.[43] She was on a voyage from South Shields, County Durham to London.[66]
Grace  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore at Youghal, County Cork. She was on a voyage from Dublin to Barbados.[40]
Hector  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore at Beaumaris, Anglesey. She was on a voyage from Madeira, Portugal to Dublin[29]
Hope  United Kingdom The ship was lost in the St. Lawrence River. She was on a voyage from London to Quebec City, Lower Canada.[43]
Hope  United Kingdom The ship foundered in the North Sea whilst on a voyage from Great Yarmouth, Norfolk to Leith, Lothian. Her crew were rescued.[27]
Isabella  United Kingdom The ship was lost near Gaspé with the loss of all on board. She was on a voyage from London to Quebec City.[77]
Lucy  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore in the River Plate between 12 and 15 February.[80]
Mary  United Kingdom The ship was wrecked on the Welsh coast. She was on a voyage from Liverpool, Lancashire to Oporto, Portugal.[29]
Montezuma  United Kingdom The ship was wrecked near Mogadore, Morocco.[26]
Mount's Bay  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore at Harrington, Cumberland.[29] She was later refloated.[26]
Pindada  United Kingdom The ship was wrecked on the Mouse Sand, in the North Sea off Harwich, Essex.[81]
Polly  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore. She was refloated on 7 February and taken in to Scarborough, Yorkshire.[45]
Providential  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore at the mouth of the Humber.[48]
Roden  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore on the Scottish coast. She was on a voyage from St. Ubes, Portugal to Dublin.[40]
Windsor or Winsor  United Kingdom The ship foundered in the Irish Sea off The Skerries with the loss of all hands.[29][38]

March[edit]

1 March[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 1 March 1811
Ship Country Description
Caledonia  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore in the Clyde. She was on a voyage from Greenock, Renfrewshire to Cork.[76]
Diligence  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore in the Clyde. She was on a voyage from Belfast, County Antrim to the Clyde.[76]
Malta  United Kingdom The ship ran aground on the Haisborough Sands, in the North Sea off the coast of Norfolk and was abandoned by her crew. She was on a voyage from South Shields, County Durham to London.[82]

2 March[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 2 March 1811
Ship Country Description
Duchess of Athol  United Kingdom The ship was abandoned in the North Sea off Tynemouth, Northumberland. She was on a voyage from Dundee, Forfarshire to Southampton, Hampshire.[76]
Jane  United Kingdom The ship sprang a leak and was abandoned whilst on a voyage from Leith, Lothian to Heligoland. Her crew were rescued by HMS Fancy ( Royal Navy).[69]
Minerva  United Kingdom The ship was wrecked at Amelia Island, East Florida, New Spain. Her crew were rescued.[59]

3 March[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 3 March 1811
Ship Country Description
Fortunée  France Napoleonic Wars: The privateer was sunk in an engagement with HMS Theban ( Royal Navy).[74]
Harmony  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore in the Clyde. She was on a voyage from Greenock, Renfrewshire to Saint Croix.[76] Harmony was refloated on 15 March at taken in to Greenock.[83]
Hope  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore near Ayr.[76]

4 March[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 4 March 1811
Ship Country Description
La Fortunée  France The privateer, a lugger, was sunk in an engagement with HMS Theban ( Royal Navy) in the English Channel off Dover, Kent, United Kingdom. Fifty-three of her 56 crew were lost.[84]
Mars  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore in the Clyde. She was on a voyage from Savannah, Georgia, United States to the Clyde.[74]

5 March[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 5 March 1811
Ship Country Description
Juno  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore at Peterhead, Aberdeenshire. She was on a voyage from London to Limerick.[39]

6 March[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 6 March 1811
Ship Country Description
Apollo  United Kingdom The ship was wrecked on the Gunfleet Sand, in the North Sea off the coast of Essex. Her crew were rescued.[82]
Endeavour  United Kingdom The ship was wrecked on the Gunfleet Sand. Her crew were rescued.[82]
Satisfaction  United Kingdom The ship was wrecked on the Gunfleet Sand. Her crew were rescued.[82]
HMS Thistle  Royal Navy The schooner was lost near New York, United States with the loss of six of her crew.[77]

7 March[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 7 March 1811
Ship Country Description
Ticonio  United Kingdom The ship was wrecked off Bermuda. Her crew were rescued. She was on a voyage from Wilmington, Delaware, United States to an English port.[72]

8 March[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 8 March 1811
Ship Country Description
Mars  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore in Bigbury Bay with the loss of two of her crew. She was on a voyage from Lisbon, Portugal to London.[76]

9 March[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 9 March 1811
Ship Country Description
Robert and Ellen  United Kingdom The ship foundered in the Irish Sea. She was on a voyage from the Isle of Man to Glasgow, Renfrewshire.[28]

10 March[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 10 March 1811
Ship Country Description
Aurora  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore near Lymington, Hampshire.[76] She was later refloated.[68]
Bird  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore near Lymington. She was on a voyage from Newcastle upon Tyne, Northumberland to Plymouth, Devon.[76] She was later refloated.[68]
Sarah  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore near Lymington. She was on a voyage from Great Yarmouth, Norfolk to Liverpool, Lancashire.[76] She was later refloated.[68]

11 March[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 11 March 1811
Ship Country Description
Union  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore and wrecked at Holyhead, Anglesey. She was on a voyage from Galway to Liverpool, Lancashire.[69]

12 March[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 12 March 1811
Ship Country Description
Favorite  French Navy
Favorite (burning, left)
Battle of Lissa: The Pallas-class frigate ran aground off Lissa, Austrian Empire. She was set afire and destroyed by her crew.

13 March[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 13 March 1811
Ship Country Description
Mary  United Kingdom The ship foundered in the Bristol Channel with the loss of all hands. She was on a voyage from Swansea, Glamorgan to Bideford, Devon.[85]

23 March[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 23 March 1811
Ship Country Description
Benson  United Kingdom The ship was wrecked at Charleston, South Carolina, United States. She was on a voyage from British Honduras to London.[59]

24 March[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 24 March 1811
Ship Country Description
Amazon  French Navy The 44-gun frigate was driven ashore at Barfleur, Manche in an engagement with HMS Amelia, HMS Berwick and HMS Niobe (all  Royal Navy). She was blown up and destroyed by her crew.[86]
Dunmore  United Kingdom The ship departed from New Providence, New Jersey, United States for London. No further trace, presumed foundered with the loss of all hands.[87]
Fanny  United Kingdom The ship capsized whilst on a voyage from Gainsborough, Lincolnshire to Hull, Yorkshire with the loss of five lives.[88]
Providence  United Kingdom The ship was wrecked on The Manacles. Her crew were rescued. She was on a voyage from Plymouth, Devon to Savannah, Georgia, United States.[34]

27 March[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 27 March 1811
Ship Country Description
Fleece  United Kingdom The ship ran aground and sank in the River Suir. She was on a voyage from Waterford to London.[42][50] She was refloated on 10 April and taken in to Waterford for repairs.[77]
Maria  Spain The ship was driven ashore and wrecked at Cádiz.[32]
Mars  United Kingdom The ship was wrecked at Gibraltar.[89]

28 March[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 28 March 1811
Ship Country Description
Felicity  United Kingdom The ship was lost at Gibraltar.[90]

29 March[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 29 March 1811
Ship Country Description
Beaulah  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore and wrecked at Cadiz, Spain.[58]
John  United Kingdom The ship ran aground at Ballyshannon, County Donegal. She was on a voyage from Liverpool, Lancashire to Ballyshannon.[85]

31 March[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 31 March 1811
Ship Country Description
Fanny  United Kingdom The sloop capsized in the River Trent at Burton Stather, Lincolnshire with the loss of all five people on board. She was on a voyage from Gainsborough, Lincolnshire to Hull, Yorkshire.[91]

Unknown date[edit]

List of shipwrecks: Unknown date 1811
Ship Country Description
Alert  United Kingdom Napoleonic Wars: The ship was captured and taken in to Bizerte, Beylik of Tunis, where she was lost. Alert' was on a voyage from Malta to Cagliari, Sardinia and Liverpool, Lancashire.[83]
Beulah  United Kingdom The ship was wrecked at Cádiz, Spain between 27 and 29 March.[92]
Experiment  United Kingdom The ship foundered in the Irish Sea. She was on a voyage from Liverpool to Cork.[42]
Fortunato United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland Gibraltar The ship foundered in the Bay of Cádiz between 27 and 29 March. Her crew were rescued.[36]
Francis  United Kingdom The ship was abandoned in the Bristol Channel. Her crew were rescued by Swiftsure ( United Kingdom). Francis was on a voyage from New York, United States to Dublin.[82]
Hope  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore near "Shinburness". She was on a voyage from Maryport, Cumberland to Annan, Dumfriesshire.[93]
Madona d'Idra  Spain The ship was lost near A Coruña. She was on a voyage from London to Smyrna, Ottoman Empire.[93]
Nancy  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore and wrecked at Cádiz between 27 and 29 March. Her crew were rescued.[36]
Providence  United Kingdom The ship was wrecked on The Manacles. She was on a voyage from Plymouth, Devon to Amelia Island, East Florida.[94]
HMS Shamrock  Royal Navy The schooner foundered in the Mediterranean near Cabo de Santa Maria (Faro).
Triumph  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore and wrecked at Cádiz between 27 and 29 March. Her crew were rescued.[36]
Two Brothers flag Denmark The ship, a prize of HMS Tweed ( Royal Navy), was lost near Leith, Lothian, United Kingdom.[76]

April[edit]

6 April[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 6 April 1811
Ship Country Description
Diana  United Kingdom The ship departed from Aberdeen for Montreal, Lower Canada, British North America. No further trace, presumed foundered with the loss of all hands.[95]

9 April[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 9 April 1811
Ship Country Description
Somerset  United Kingdom The ship departed from Falmouth, Cornwall for London. No further trace, presumed foundered with the loss of all hands.[96]

12 April[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 12 April 1811
Ship Country Description
Belfast  United Kingdom The ship foundered in the Atlantic Ocean off Tory Island, County Donegal. Her crew were rescued.[96]
Charles Carter  United States The ship was wrecked on the Goodwin Sands, Kent, United Kingdom. Her crew were rescued. She was on a voyage from Charleston, South Carolina to London, United Kingdom.[77]
Chilham Castle  United Kingdom The West Indiaman was wrecked on the Goodwin Sands. Her crew were rescued. She was on a voyage from Surinam to London.[77][97]
George  United Kingdom The ship was wrecked on the Goodwin Sands. Her crew were rescued. She was on a voyage from Cork to London.[77]
Molly and Sally  United Kingdom The ship was wrecked near Newry, County Down. Her crew were rescued.[75]
Sarah  United Kingdom The ship was wrecked on the Goodwin Sands. Her crew were rescued. She was on a voyage from Gibraltar to London.[77]

13 April[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 13 April 1811
Ship Country Description
Brothers  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore and wrecked on Heligoland.[75]
Charles Carter  United Kingdom The ship was wrecked on the Goodwin Sands, Kent.[8]
Jorgen Christian  United Kingdom The ship ran aground on the Stoney Binks, in the North Sea and was wrecked. Her crew were rescued. She was on a voyage from London to Hull, Yorkshire.[75]
Newcastle  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore and sank near St Albans Head, Dorset. She was on a voyage from Portland, Dorset to Ramsgate, Kent.[36]
Packet  United Kingdom The ship foundered in the English Channel off the Owers Sandbank. Her crew were rescued. She was on a voyage from Weymouth, Dorset to Margate, Kent.[75]

14 April[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 14 April 1811
Ship Country Description
Eliza  United Kingdom The ship ran ashore and capsized in the River Trent near Stockwith, Nottinghamshire. She was on a voyage from Brancaster, Norfolk to Stockwith.[36]
Heroine  United States The ship was wrecked on Hog Island, Virginia. She was on a voyage from Lisbon, Portugal to Virginia.[98]

15 April[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 15 April 1811
Ship Country Description
Concord  United Kingdom The transport ship was destroyed by fire in the Hamoaze.[36]
General Prescott  United Kingdom The ship was lost in Bigbury Bay.[36]

16 April[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 16 April 1811
Ship Country Description
Gobiton  United Kingdom The ship sprang a leak in the North Sea and foundered. She was on a voyage from Hull, Yorkshire to Gothenburg, Sweden.[99]
John C. Stocker  United States The ship was driven ashore on the American coast. Her crew were rescued. She was on a voyage from St. Ubes, Portugal to Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.[64]
Revance du Cerf  France The privateer was burnt at Norfolk, Virginia, United States.[64]

17 April[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 17 April 1811
Ship Country Description
Friend's Glory  United Kingdom The sloop was driven ashore at Whitby, Yorkshire.[75]
Fullerton  United Kingdom The sloop was driven ashore at Whitby.[75]
Harriet  United Kingdom The ship foundered in the Grand Banks of Newfoundland Her crew were rescued by Eliza Ann ( United Kingdom).[72]
Young Man's Delight  United Kingdom The sloop was driven ashore and wrecked at Whitby.[75]

18 April[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 18 April 1811
Ship Country Description
Catharina Denmark Norway The brigantine was driven ashore and wrecked at Portlethen, Aberdeenshire, United Kingdom with the loss of ten of her twelve crew. She was on a voyage from Kristiansand to Leith, Lothian, United Kingdom.[100]
Richmond  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore and wrecked at Bervie, Aberdeenshire with the loss of all hands.[101]

19 April[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 19 April 1811
Ship Country Description
Dispatch  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore at Flamborough Head, Yorkshire.[75] She was on a voyage from Exeter, Devon to Sunderland, County Durham.[33]
Sir William Grant  United Kingdom The ship was wrecked on the Goodwin Sands.[97]

20 April[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 20 April 1811
Ship Country Description
Anderson  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore at Boddam, Aberdeenshire. Her crew were rescued. She was on a voyage from Leith, Lothian to Saint John, New Brunswick, British North America.[102] She was later refloated and taken in to Peterhead, Aberdeenshire.[59]
Hannah  United Kingdom The schooner was wrecked on the Scottish coast with the loss of all hands.[101]

24 April[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 24 April 1811
Ship Country Description
Friendship  United Kingdom The ship was wrecked on the Newcombe Sand, in the North Sea off Lowestoft, Suffolk. Her crew were rescued. She was on a voyage from North Shields, County Durham to London.[96]
Mary and Jane  United Kingdom The ship was wrecked near Campbeltown, Argyllshire Her crew were rescued. She was on a voyage from Sligo to Liverpool, Lancashire.[58]
Two Brothers  United Kingdom The ship sprang a leak and foundered in the Atlantic Ocean off Padstow, Cornwall Her crew were rescued. She was on a voyage from Bristol, Gloucestershire to Portsmouth, Hampshire.[58]

25 April[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 25 April 1811
Ship Country Description
Alarm  United Kingdom The schooner was wrecked on the Brazilian coast.[103]
HM hired armed cutter Swan  Royal Navy Gunboat War: The cutter was sunk in Sunningesund during an engagement with three Danish gunboats.

26 April[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 26 April 1811
Ship Country Description
Alarm United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland Guernsey The schooner was lost on the coast of Brazil. She was on a voyage from Rio de Janeiro to Guernsey.[104]
Albion  United Kingdom The ship caught fire off St. Abbs Head, Berwickshire and was abandoned. She later came ashore at Pittenweem, Fife and was wrecked.[101]
Hannah  United Kingdom The ship foundered in the North Sea off North Berwick, Berwickshire with the loss of all hands. She was on a voyage from Carron, Stirlingshire to Deptford, Kent.[105]
Hope  United Kingdom The ship was in collision with Nereus ( United Kingdom) in Wemyss Bay and sank. Her crew were rescued. She was on a voyage from Liverpool, Lancashire to Leith. Lothian.[59]
Providence  United Kingdom The brig capsized at Sunderland, County Durham. She was later refloated.[106]

29 April[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 29 April 1811
Ship Country Description
Alert  United Kingdom Napoleonic Wars: The ship was driven ashore at St Margaret's Bay, Kent by five French privateers. She was on a voyage from Newport, Monmouthshire to London.[59] Alert was refloated on 8 May and taken in to Dover, Kent.[71]
Esperance  United Kingdom Napoleonic Wars: The ship was driven ashore at St Margaret's Bay by five French privateers and was wrecked. She was on a voyage from Swansea, Glamorgan to London.[58][59]
Flower of Edinburgh  United Kingdom Napoleonic Wars: The ship was driven ashore at St Margaret's Bay by five French privateers. She was on a voyage from Swansea to London.[59] She was refloated on 6 May and taken in to Dover[58]
Welcome Friends  United Kingdom Napoleonic Wars: The ship was driven ashore at St Margaret's Bay by five French privateers and was wrecked. She was on a voyage from Swansea to London.[58][59]

30 April[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 30 April 1811
Ship Country Description
Ann  United Kingdom The ship was wrecked in Bigbury Bay. She was on a voyage from St. Kitts to London.[59]
Eliza  United States The ship was wrecked on rocks off Bermuda. She was on a voyage from New York to Guadeloupe.[107]

Unknown date[edit]

List of shipwrecks: Unknown date 1811
Ship Country Description
Agenoria  United Kingdom The ship ran aground in the River Trent near Gainsborough, Lincolnshire and was severely damaged. She was on a voyage from King's Lynn, Norfolk to Gainsborough.[85]
Arthur Owen  United Kingdom The ship was sunk by ice off the coast of Newfoundland, British North America.[64]
Cleopatra  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore at Cape Trafalgar, Spain. She was refloated and put into Tarragona, Spain where she was declared a constructive total loss.[36]
Cunningham  United Kingdom The ship was sunk by ice off the coast of Newfoundland.[64]
Echo United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland Guernsey The ship was sunk by ice off the coast of Newfoundland.[64]
Felicity  United Kingdom The ship foundered.[85] Her crew were rescued.[108]
Flora  United Kingdom The transport ship was lost in Plettenberg Bay.[109]
Harlequin  United Kingdom The ship was wrecked on the Spanish coast. Her crew were rescued. She was on a voyage from Alicante, Spain to Bristol, Gloucestershire.[101]
Maria Dolores  Spain The ship was driven ashore at Cadiz.[75]
Mary  United Kingdom The ship was wrecked on the Berlengas.[75]
Nancy  United Kingdom The brig foundered in the Bristol Channel off Worms Head, Glamorgan with the loss of all hands.[85]
Perseverance  United Kingdom The schooner was sunk by ice off the coast of Newfoundland.[64]
Rose  United Kingdom The ship struck a rock off Sherrie Island and foundered. She was on a voyage from Bristol to Lancaster, Lancashire.[96]
Swift  United Kingdom The ship was sunk by ice off the coast of Newfoundland.[64]
Young Charlotte  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore on the coast of Jutland and was subsequently captured. She was on a voyage from Hull, Yorkshire to Heligoland.[33]

May[edit]

2 May[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 2 May 1811
Ship Country Description
Alert  United Kingdom The brig was wrecked off Madras, India.[110]
HMS Chichester  Royal Navy The store ship was wrecked off Madras with the loss of two of her crew.
Diligence & Esperanza  United Kingdom The brig was wrecked off Madras.[110][111][112]
HMS Dover  Royal Navy The fifth rate was wrecked off Madras. Her crew were rescued.[110]
Fort St. George  United Kingdom The full-rigged ship was wrecked off Madras.[110]
Fortune  United Kingdom The brig was wrecked off Madras.[110]
Hibernia  United Kingdom The brig was wrecked off Madras.[110]
Hope  United Kingdom The cutter) was wrecked off Madras.[110]
La Sousona or La Souzena flag unknown The full-rigged ship, a cartel, was wrecked off Madras.[110][111]
Mullagh Flag of the British East India Company (1801).svg India The brig was wrecked off Madras.[110][111][112]
Nancy  United Kingdom The ketch was wrecked off Madras.[110]
Rein Deer  United Kingdom The brig was wrecked off Madras.[110]
Rungaumaugala Flag of the British East India Company (1801).svg India The brig was wrecked off Madras.[110]
St. Anthony  United Kingdom The brig was wrecked off Madras.[110][111]
Success  United Kingdom The brig was wrecked off Madras.[110][111]
Sumatra  United Kingdom The brig was wrecked off Madras.[110]
Susannah  United Kingdom The ship was wrecked off Madras.[112]
Voldevia  United Kingdom The full-rigged ship was wrecked off Madras.[110]

5 May[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 5 May 1811
Ship Country Description
Cæcilia  United Kingdom The brig foundered in the English Channel off Yealmpton, Devon with the loss of eleven of the thirteen people on board. She was on a voyage from Waterford to London.[58][92][113]

7 May[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 7 May 1811
Ship Country Description
Henrietta Charlotta  United States The ship foundered in the Atlantic Ocean with some loss of life. She was on a voyage from St. Ubes, Portugal to New York.[114]

9 May[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 9 May 1811
Ship Country Description
Christian  United Kingdom The transport ship was wrecked on Sardinia. Her crew were rescued.[115]

14 May[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 14 May 1811
Ship Country Description
Active  United States The ship was lost near Port Royal, Jamaica.[116]

16 May[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 16 May 1811
Ship Country Description
Gobiton  Sweden The ship sprang a leak and foundered in the Dogger Bank. She was on a voyage from Hull, Yorkshire, United Kingdom to Gothenburg.[90]

17 May[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 17 May 1811
Ship Country Description
Charles  United Kingdom The ship departed from Guernsey, Channel Islands for Gibraltar. No further trace, presumed foundered with the loss of all hands.[117]

19 May[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 19 May 1811
Ship Country Description
Fountain  United Kingdom The ship was wrecked on the Herd Sand, in the North Sea off Hartlepool, County Durham. Her crew were rescued by a liftboat.[98]
Frederick and Teresa  United Kingdom The sloop foundered in Mount's Bay. Her crew survived.[118]

20 May[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 20 May 1811
Ship Country Description
George  United Kingdom The ship foundered in the North Sea off Great Yarmouth, Norfolk with the loss of all but three of her crew.[98]
Triton  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore at Oporto, Portugal.[64] She was later refloated and taken in to Oporto.[119]

21 May[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 21 May 1811
Ship Country Description
Jane and Betsey  United Kingdom The ship foundered off Gigha. She was on a voyage from Sligo to Liverpool, Lancashire[98]

23 May[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 23 May 1811
Ship Country Description
Isla  United Kingdom The ship caught fire and was beached at Weymouth, Dorset. She was on a voyage from Sardinia to London.[99] Isla was later refloated and taken in to Weymouth in a severely damaged condition.[90]

24 May[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 24 May 1811
Ship Country Description
Adventure  United Kingdom The ship was lost in the Gulf of St. Lawrence. Her crew were rescued. She was on a voyage from Leith, Lothian to Quebec City, Lower Canada, British North America.[120]

26 May[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 26 May 1811
Ship Country Description
Helen  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore and wrecked on Cumbrae, Argyllshire. She was on a voyage from the Clyde to Pará.[98]
New Union  United Kingdom The ship was wrecked on the Arklow Banks, in the Irish Sea off County Wicklow with the loss of three of her crew. She was on a voyage from Cardiff, Glamorgan to Dublin.[64]

27 May[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 27 May 1811
Ship Country Description
Anna  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore near Charleston, South Carolina. she was on a voyage from an American port to Portsmouth, Hampshire.[79]

29 May[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 29 May 1811
Ship Country Description
Lively  United Kingdom Napoleonic Wars: The ship was driven ashore at St. Margarets Bay, Kent by four French privateers. She was on a voyage from Great Yarmouth, Norfolk to Liverpool, Lancashire. Lively was later refloated and taken in to Ramsgate, Kent.[121]
Venus  United Kingdom Napoleonic Wars: The ship was driven ashore at St. Margarets Bay by four French privateers. She was on a voyage from Cardiff, Glamorgan to London. Venus was later refloated and taken in to The Downs.[121]
Wodehouse  United Kingdom Napoleonic Wars: The ship was driven ashore at St. Margarets Bay by four French privateers. She was on a voyage from Great Yarmouth to Liverpool. Wodehouse was later refloated and taken in to Ramsgate.[121]

Unknown date[edit]

List of shipwrecks: Unknown date 1811
Ship Country Description
Alexander  United States The ship was wrecked on Cape Cruz, Cuba in late May. She was on a voyage from Jamaica to the United States.[95]
Catherine and Isabella  United Kingdom The ship was wrecked on the Scottish coast.[58]
Courage  United Kingdom The ship was wrecked near Ipswich, Suffolk on her maiden voyage.[122]
Endeavour  United Kingdom Napoleonic Wars: The ship was captured and burnt by Clorinde, Néréide and Renommée (all  French Navy). She was on a voyage from Lisbon, Portugal to Marblehead, Massachusetts, United States.[32]
Fame  United Kingdom The ship was wrecked near Bergen, Norway. Her crew survived but were taken prisoner.[58]
Harmonia  United Kingdom The ship sprang a leak and was abandoned by her crew, who were rescued by Brutus ( United Kingdom). She was on a voyage from Amelia Island, East Florida to Plymouth, Devon.[89]
Hercules  United Kingdom The ship foundered whilst on a voyage from Liverpool, Lancashire to Philadelphia Pennsylvania, United States. Her crew were rescued.[72]
Horatio  United Kingdom The ship was wrecked on Amelia Island, East Florida, New Spain.[78]
Lady Provost  United Kingdom The ship driven ashore on Amelia Island in early May. She was later refloated.[123][124][125]
Maria  United Kingdom The ship was destroyed by an explosion at Amelia Island.[124]
Nelson  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore and wrecked near Southwold, Suffolk.[71]
Purissima Concepcion  Spain The ship was wrecked near A Coruña with the loss of most of her crew. She was on a voyage from London to Alicante.[99]
Sumner  United Kingdom Napoleonic Wars: The ship was captured and burnt by Clorinde, Néréide and Renommée (all  French Navy). She was on a voyage from Liverpool to Lisbon.[32][71]
Themistocles  United Kingdom The ship was lost off Scio, Greece. She was on a voyage from Malta to Smyrna, Ottoman Empire.[126]
Windsor  United Kingdom The ship was wrecked off Amelia Island. She was on a voyage from Savannah, Georgia, United States to Amelia Island.[124]

June[edit]

2 June[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 2 June 1811
Ship Country Description
Two Brothers  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore at Great Yarmouth, Norfolk. She was on a voyage from Wisbech, Cambridgeshire to London.[78] She was later refloated and taken in to Great Yarmouth.

4 June[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 4 June 1811
Ship Country Description
Mennie  United Kingdom The ship was wrecked at Preston, Lancashire with the loss of a crew member. She was on a voyage from Newry, County Down to Liverpool, Lancashire.[124]

5 June[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 5 June 1811
Ship Country Description
Unity  United Kingdom The ship was lost near Portland, Dorset. Her crew were rescued. She was on a voyage from Poole, Dorset to London.[64]

10 June[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 10 June 1811
Ship Country Description
Friendship  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore and wrecked at Southwold, Suffolk. She was on a voyage from Sunderland, County Durham to London.[127]

14 June[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 14 June 1811
Ship Country Description
Providence  United Kingdom The ship was wrecked near Ballywalter, County down. Her crew were rescued. She was on a voyage from Chester, Cheshire to Dublin.[115]

16 June[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 16 June 1811
Ship Country Description
Tonquin  United States Battle of Woody Point: The barque was attacked by the Nuu-chah-nulth off Vancouver Island, British North America with the loss of all but two of her 22 crew. One of the survivors managed to set fire to the ship, which exploded killing him and at least 100 Nuu-chah-nulth.

29 June[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 29 June 1811
Ship Country Description
HMS Firm  Royal Navy Napoleonic Wars: The Archer-class gun-brig ran aground in Cancalle Bay. She was set afire by her crew to prevent her capture by the French. HMS Fylla rescued her crew.

30 June[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 30 June 1811
Ship Country Description
Edinburgh  United Kingdom The smack was driven ashore and wrecked at Whitby, Yorkshire. All 23 people on board were rescued by the Whitby Lifeboat. She was on a voyage from Leith, Lothian to Lyme Regis, Dorset.[128][129]

Unknown date[edit]

List of shipwrecks: Unknown date 1811
Ship Country Description
Brothers  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore at Wexford. She was refloated on 19 June and taken in to Wexford.[130]
Calypso  United Kingdom The ship was wrecked near Sligo with the loss of all hands. She was on a voyage from Waterford to Sligo.[124]
Charlotte  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore near Pwllheli, Caernarfonshire. She was on a voyage from Cork to Liverpool, Lancashire.[131]
Goodintent  United Kingdom The ship was lost near Londonderry. She was on a voyage from Newfoundland, British North America to Terceira, Azores and Liverpool.[127]
Nancy  United Kingdom The ship was lost whilst on a voyage from Jersey, Channel Islands to Southampton, Hampshire with the loss of a crew member.[64]
Nancy  United States The ship sprang a leak and was abandoned by her crew. She was on a voyage from Jamaica to Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.[126]
HMS Staunch  Royal Navy The Archer-class gun-brig foundered in the Indian Ocean off Madagascar with the loss of all 76 crew.
True Blue  United Kingdom The ship was wrecked near Milford Haven, Pembrokeshire. She was on a voyage from Waterford to London.[72]

July[edit]

5 July[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 5 July 1811
Ship Country Description
Nicholas  United Kingdom The ship sprang a leak in the Bristol Channel over 7 leagues off St. Ives, Cornwall and was abandoned by her crew.[132]

6 July[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 6 July 1811
Ship Country Description
Conference  United Kingdom The ship was wrecked at Liverpool, Nova Scotia, British North America.[133]

7 July[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 7 July 1811
Ship Country Description
Harriet  United States The schooner was driven ashore and wrecked at Saint-Pierre, Martinique.[117]
Horizon  United States The schooner was driven ashore and wrecked at Saint-Pierre, Martinique.[117]
Phœnix  United States The schooner was driven ashore and wrecked at Saint-Pierre, Martinique.[117]
Rachel  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore and wrecked on Nevis. Her crew were rescued.[134]
Spring Bird  United States The schooner was driven ashore and wrecked at Saint-Pierre, Martinique.[117]
St Andrew  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore at Antigua. She had been refloated by 31 July.[135]

10 July[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 10 July 1811
Ship Country Description
Adventure  United Kingdom The sloop was driven ashore in a hurricane at Saint Barthélemy.[136]
Ann  United Kingdom The schooner was driven ashore in a hurricane at Saint Barthélemy.[136]
Ann Horatio  United Kingdom The sloop was driven ashore in a hurricane at Saint Barthélemy.[136]
Benham  United Kingdom The schooner was sunk in a hurricane at Saint Barthélemy.[136]
Catharine Shephard  United Kingdom The schooner was sunk in a hurricane at Saint Barthélemy.[136]
Chely  United Kingdom The schooner was driven ashore in a hurricane at Saint Barthélemy.[136]
Cleo  United Kingdom The sloop was driven ashore in a hurricane at Saint Barthélemy.[136]
Coimbra  Portugal The schooner was driven ashore in a hurricane at Saint Barthélemy.[136]
Dolphin  United Kingdom The sloop was driven ashore in a hurricane at Saint Barthélemy.[136]
Echo  United Kingdom The brig was driven ashore in a hurricane at Saint Barthélemy.[136]
Eclipse  United Kingdom The schooner was wrecked in a hurricane at Saint Barthélemy.[136]
Elizabeth Margaret  United Kingdom The brig capsized in a hurricane off Saint Barthélemy.[136]
Emily  United Kingdom The schooner was driven ashore in a hurricane at Saint Barthélemy.[136]
Experiment  United Kingdom The schooner was driven ashore in a hurricane at Saint Barthélemy.[136]
Guernsey  United Kingdom The brig was wrecked in a hurricane at Saint Barthélemy.[136]
Hope  United Kingdom The schooner was sunk in a hurricane at Saint Barthélemy.[136]
John  United Kingdom The sloop was driven ashore in a hurricane at Saint Barthélemy.[136]
La Rosa  United Kingdom The schooner was driven ashore in a hurricane at Saint Barthélemy.[136]
Maria  United Kingdom The schooner was driven ashore in a hurricane at Saint Barthélemy.[136]
Meteor  United Kingdom The brig was driven ashore in a hurricane at Saint Barthélemy.[136]
Mount Vernon  United Kingdom The schooner was driven ashore in a hurricane at Saint Barthélemy.[136]
Neptune  United Kingdom The sloop was wrecked in a hurricane at Saint Barthélemy.[136]
Northern Liberties  United Kingdom The schooner was wrecked in a hurricane at Saint Barthélemy.[136]
Rebecca  United Kingdom The brig was lost in a hurricane at Saint Barthélemy.[136]
Rebecca  United Kingdom The schooner was wrecked in a hurricane at Saint Barthélemy.[136]
Resolution  United Kingdom The full-rigged ship was driven ashore in a hurricane at Saint Barthélemy.[136]
Richard  United Kingdom The schooner was sunk in a hurricane at Saint Barthélemy.[136]
Sally  United Kingdom Captain Antonio's schooner was driven ashore in a hurricane at Saint Barthélemy.[136]
Sally  United Kingdom Captain Langley's schooner was driven ashore in a hurricane at Saint Barthélemy.[136]
Star  United Kingdom The schooner was wrecked in a hurricane at Saint Barthélemy.[136]
Tom  United Kingdom The sloop was driven ashore in a hurricane at Saint Barthélemy.[136]
Trafalgar  United Kingdom The schooner was wrecked in a hurricane at Saint Barthélemy.[136]
Trinity  United Kingdom The sloop was driven ashore in a hurricane at Saint Barthélemy.[136]
Whim  United Kingdom The sloop was driven ashore in a hurricane at Saint Barthélemy.[136]

11 July[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 11 July 1811
Ship Country Description
Fanny  United States The ship capsized whilst on a voyage from Virginia to Jamaica.[137]

12 July[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 12 July 1811
Ship Country Description
Almira  United States The brig capsized and sank with the loss of all but three of her crew. She was on a voyage from the United States to Lisbon, Portugal.[95]

14 July[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 14 July 1811
Ship Country Description
John  United Kingdom The ship was abandoned in the Atlantic Ocean 400 nautical miles (740 km) west of the Isles of Scilly. Her crew were rescued by Watt ( United Kingdom). John was on a voyage from Oporto, Portugal to Prince Edward Island, British North America[79]

17 July[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 17 July 1811
Ship Country Description
Eliza Ann  United States The ship foundered in the Atlantic Ocean. Her crew were rescued by Mars ( United Kingdom). She was on a voyage from the Cape Verde Islands to Charleston, South Carolina.[138]
Peggy  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore and wrecked on St Nicholas Island, Devon. She was on a voyage from Swansea, Glamorgan to Plymouth, Devon.[139]
Phœnix  United Kingdom The ship departed Limerick for Liverpool, Lancashire. No further trace, presumed foundered in the Irish Sea with the loss of all hands.[133]

19 July[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 19 July 1811
Ship Country Description
Prince of Wales  United Kingdom The ship was lost on Heneaga. All on board were rescued by Barbara ( United Kingdom). Prince of Wales was on a voyage from Jamaica to Falmouth, Cornwall.[95]

21 July[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 21 July 1811
Ship Country Description
Ambrosia  United Kingdom The ship was wrecked on the Florida Reef. Her crew were rescued. She was on a voyage from Jamaica to London.[140]
Perula  United Kingdom The ship foundered in the English Channel 7 leagues (21 nautical miles (39 km)) south west of the Isle of Wight. She was on a voyage from London to Oporto, Portugal.[54]

28 July[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 28 July 1811
Ship Country Description
Exchange  United Kingdom Napoleonic Wars: The ship was captured in the Mona Passage by the privateer Marengo ( France) whilst on a voyage from Curaçao to London. She was set afire and sunk.[141]

29 July[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 29 July 1811
Ship Country Description
HMS Guachapin  Royal Navy The brig was driven ashore and wrecked at Rat Island, Antigua in a hurricane. Her crew survived. HMS Guachapin was later salvaged and sold out of service.

Unknown date[edit]

List of shipwrecks: Unknown date 1811
Ship Country Description
Braganza  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore at Antigua between 6 and 9 July. She was later refloated.[134]
Baltic  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore and wrecked at Montserrat between 7 and 9 July. Her crew were rescued.[117]
Eliza United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland New South Wales The ship was wrecked at Port Stephens. Her crew survived.[142]
Hibernia  United States The ship was wrecked on the south coast of Cuba. She was on a voyage from Jamaica to Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.[134]
Hermit  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore and wrecked at Saint Croix, Virgin Islands between 6 and 9 July.[134]
Isabella  United Kingdom The ship ran aground in Dublin Bay. She was on a voyage from Sicily to Dublin.[54]
John and Hannah  United Kingdom The sloop foundered in the English Channel off Start Point, Devon with the loss of one of the three people on board. She was on a voyage from Portsmouth, Hampshire to Plymouth, Devon.[143][144]
Louisa  United Kingdom The ship was wrecked on the Isle of Pines, Cuba.[134] Her crew were rescued.[145]
Speculation  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore and wrecked at Antigua between 6 and 9 July.[134]
St. Andrew  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore and wrecked at Antigua between 6 and 9 July.[134]
Susan  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore and wrecked at Antigua between 6 and 9 July.[134]
Sussex  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore and wrecked at Saint Kitts between 6 and 9 July.[134]
Thomas Henchman  United Kingdom The ship was wrecked on a reef in the Strait of Malacca.[146]
Venus  United Kingdom The ship was wrecked at Saint Kitts between 6 and 9 July.[133] She was on a voyage from Saint Kitts to Quebec City, Lower Canada, British North America.[114]

August[edit]

3 August[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 3 August 1811
Ship Country Description
Ram  United Kingdom The ship departed from Heligoland for Hull, Yorkshire. No further trace, presumed foundered in the North Sea with the loss of all hands.[147]

4 August[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 4 August 1811
Ship Country Description
No. 211  United Kingdom The transport ship was driven ashore and severely damaged on The Needles, Isle of Wight.[125]

6 August[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 6 August 1811
Ship Country Description
William  United Kingdom The ship was wrecked on the Whitten Sand, in the Humber with the loss of four lives. She was on a voyage from London to Selby, Yorkshire.[148]

7 August[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 7 August 1811
Ship Country Description
Expedition  United Kingdom The ship was wrecked on The Manacles. Her crew were rescued. She was on a voyage from Dartmouth, Devon to a Welsh port.[126]
Providence  United Kingdom The ship struck a rock and foundered in the North Sea off Robin Hood's Bay, Yorkshire with the loss of most of her crew. Survivors numbered either one or three. She was on a voyage from South Shields, County Durham to London.[149][150]

9 August[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 9 August 1811
Ship Country Description
Happy Return  United Kingdom The ship was wrecked on the Herd Sand, in the North Sea off North Shields, County Durham. Her crew were rescued by the lifeboat Northumberland ( United Kingdom).[151]

10 August[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 10 August 1811
Ship Country Description
Sarah Ann  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore and wrecked in the River Thames near Greenwich, Kent. She was on a voyage from London to Oporto, Portugal[126]
Three Sisters  United Kingdom The ship ran aground on Scroby Sands, Norfolk and sank. She was on a voyage from Aberdeen to London.[148]

11 August[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 11 August 1811
Ship Country Description
Santa Anna  United Kingdom The whaler was wrecked north of New Guinea. Her crew were rescued.

16 August[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 16 August 1811
Ship Country Description
George  United Kingdom The ship was wrecked off Amelia Island, East Florida, New Spain. She was on a voyage from Liverpool, Lancashire to Amelia Island.[152]
Martha Crawley  United States The ship was wrecked in the Abaco Islands. Her crew were rescued. She was on a voyage from Charleston, South Carolina to Havana, Cuba.[153][154]

18 August[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 18 August 1811
Ship Country Description
Runcorn  United Kingdom The ship ran aground on the Dungeon Sand, in Liverpool Bay. Three lives were lost in the subsequent rescue of her passengers and crew.[155]
HMS Tartar  Royal Navy The Narcissus-class frigate ran aground on Hiiumaa, Russia. She was refloated.
William  United Kingdom The ship was wrecked at Klegod on the coast of Jutland.[138]

21 August[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 21 August 1811
Ship Country Description
HMS Tartar  Royal Navy The Narcissus-class frigate was beached on Kahar Islet in the Baltic Sea off the coast of Estonia in the Russian Empire. She was subsequently set afire and destroyed by her crew, who were rescued by HMS Ethalion ( Royal Navy).

23 August[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 23 August 1811
Ship Country Description
Resolution  United Kingdom The brig was wrecked at Gairloch, Ross-shire.[156]

26 August[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 26 August 1811
Ship Country Description
Lord Dalkeith  United Kingdom The ship was wrecked near Dumfries. She was on a voyage from Pictou, Nova Scotia, British North America to Dumfries.[95]
Traveller  United Kingdom The ship ran aground at Millbay, Plymouth, Devon.[117]

27 August[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 27 August 1811
Ship Country Description
Ceres  United Kingdom The transport ship was destroyed by fire in the Tagus.[138]

Unknown date[edit]

List of shipwrecks: Unknown date 1811
Ship Country Description
Especulacao  Portugal The ship was wrecked on the Brazilian coast. She was on a voyage from the Cape Verde Islands to Brazil.[114][133]
Hard Times  United States The ship was wrecked on Sable Island, British North America. She was on a voyage from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania to Saint Petersburg, Russia.[133]
Rigby  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore and wrecked on an island near Cuba in early August. She was on a voyage from Jamaica to London.[157]

September[edit]

1 September[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 1 September 1811
Ship Country Description
Tobago  United Kingdom Napoleonic Wars: The ship was captured and burnt off Saint Barthélemy by the privateer Duc de Dantzig ( France). She was on a voyage from Guadeloupe to Saint Barthélemy and New Brunswick, British North America.[158]

2 September[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 2 September 1811
Ship Country Description
Ann and Elizabeth  United Kingdom The ship foundered in the Atlantic Ocean off Boscastle, Cornwall. Her crew were rescued. She was on a voyage from Swansea, Glamorgan to Dublin.[103][104][159]

5 September[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 5 September 1811
Ship Country Description
Bonetta  United Kingdom The ship capsized at Plymouth, Devon.[147]

8 September[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 8 September 1811
Ship Country Description
Rapid  United Kingdom Napoleonic Wars: The ship was captured off Saint Croix, Virgin Islands by the privateer Duc de Dantzig ( France) and was scuttled.

15 September[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 15 September 1811
Ship Country Description
Speculation  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore and wrecked at Whitstable, Kent.[138] She was on a voyage from London to Falmouth, Cornwall.[160]

18 September[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 18 September 1811
Ship Country Description
Mary  United States The schooner was abandoned in the Atlantic Ocean (approximately 52°N 30°W / 52°N 30°W / 52; -30).[152]

19 September[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 19 September 1811
Ship Country Description
Dart  United Kingdom The ship was lost at Saint Kitts. Her crew were rescued.[112]

20 September[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 20 September 1811
Ship Country Description
Neil Malcolm  United Kingdom The ship was sighted in the Atlantic Ocean heading for an American port. No further trace, presumed foundered with the loss of all hands.[161]

21 September[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 21 September 1811
Ship Country Description
Jane  United Kingdom The ship departed from Newfoundland, British North America for Gibraltar. No further trace, presumed foundered with the loss of all hands.[162]

23 September[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 23 September 1811
Ship Country Description
Speedwell  United Kingdom The brig departed from Madeira for Quebec City, Lower Canada, British North America. No further trace, presumed foundered with the loss of all hands.[163]
Venerable  United Kingdom The ship ran aground and was wrecked in the Bristol Channel.[164]

24 September[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 24 September 1811
Ship Country Description
Ann  United Kingdom The ship foundered in the Irish Sea. Her crew were rescued. She was on a voyage from Swansea, Glamorgan to Dublin.[165]
Dasher  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore at Deal, Kent.[166] She was on a voyage from San Salvador to London.[141]
Hunger  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore and wrecked between Beachy Head and Brighton.[167]
Maria  United Kingdom The ship foundered in the English Channel off Teignmouth, Devon. She was on a voyage from Teignmouth to the Bay of Fundy.[167]
Mariner  United Kingdom The brig foundered in the English Channel off Dover, Kent.[166][167] She was on a voyage from Sunderland, County Durham to Hythe, Kent.[141]
Mouche  France
Mouche and HMS Hermes
The privateer, a lugger, was run down and sunk in the English Channel by HMS Hermes ( Royal Navy) with the loss of 49 of her 61 crew.[168][169]

25 September[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 25 September 1811
Ship Country Description
Dasher  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore and wrecked at Deal, Kent. She was on a voyage from St. Salvadore to London.[170]
Hamilton  United Kingdom The ship was wrecked at Birling Gap, Sussex. Her 26 crew survived. She was on a voyage from Martinique to London.[141][171]
Helen  United Kingdom The ship was wrecked near Portsmouth, Hampshire.[141]
Hunter  United Kingdom The ship was wrecked at Beachy Head, Sussex. Her nineteen crew survived. She was on a voyage from Martinique to London.[141][171]
Hope  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore and wrecked near Brighton, Sussex with the loss of three of her nine crew. She was on a voyage from Oporto, Portugal to London.[141][164][167]
Industry  United Kingdom The ship foundered off the Isle of Man with the loss of all hands. She was on a voyage from an Irish port to Maryport, Cumberland.[172]
Inspector  United Kingdom The ship was in collision with Surat Castle (Flag of the British East India Company (1707).svg British East India Company) and was subsequently driven ashore at Margate, Kent.[141][170] She was later refloated and take in to Ramsgate, Kent.[137]
Isabella  United Kingdom The sloop was driven ashore and wrecked at Rottingdean, Sussex with the loss of six of her nine crew. She was on a voyage from Oporto to Hull, Yorkshire[141][164][166]
Lydia  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore at Bridlington, Yorkshire. She was on a voyage from Emsworth, Hampshire to Bridlington.[137]
Maria  United Kingdom The ship was lost near Dingle, County Kerry. Her crew were rescued. She was on a voyage from St. Ubes, Portugal to Limerick.[157]
Mariner  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore and wrecked near Dover, Kent. She was on a voyage from Sunderland, County Durham to Hythe .[170]
Mary and Elizabeth  United Kingdom The ship foundered in the English Channel off Portland, Dorset with the loss of the sole crew member on board.[137]
Pleasant  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore in Tramore Bay. Her crew were rescued. She was on a voyage from Ayr to Cork.[137]
Richard and Mary  United Kingdom The ship was wrecked at Hayle, Cornwall.[137]
Sarah  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore at Grimsby, Lincolnshire.[137] She was later refloated and taken in to Hull.[164]
Thomas and Ann  United Kingdom The ship foundered in the English Channel off Portland. Her crew were rescued. She was on a voyage from London to Plymouth, Devon.[137][169]
Valiant  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore and wrecked at Portsmouth.[141] She was on a voyage from Caernarfon to London.[173]
William  United Kingdom The ship was wrecked on Anglesey with the loss of eleven lives. She was on a voyage from Dundalk, County Louth to Liverpool, Lancashire.[137]

26 September[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 26 September 1811
Ship Country Description
Atlas  United Kingdom The ship ran aground on the Kentish Knock, in the North Sea off Margate, Kent. She refloated but sank on 28 September 6 nautical miles (11 km) east south east of the Galloper Sandbank. Atlas was on a voyage from Jamaica to London.[137]
Liberty  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore near Liverpool, Lancashire. she was on a voyage from Liverpool to Rio de Janeiro. Liberty was later refloated; she resumed her voyage.[169][172]
St. Petries  Russia The ship was wrecked on Öland, Sweden.[112]

27 September[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 27 September 1811
Ship Country Description
Anna Holk Klas Denmark Norway The ship was wrecked at Killala, County Mayo, United Kingdom. Her crew were rescued.[152]

28 September[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 28 September 1811
Ship Country Description
Tyne Packet  United Kingdom The ship sprang a leak off Cape Finisterre, Spain and was abandoned. Gardner ( United Kingdom) rescued her crew. Tyne Packet was on a voyage from St. Ubes, Portugal to Dublin.[174]

30 September[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 30 September 1811
Ship Country Description
Endeavour  United Kingdom The brig was driven ashore and wrecked on the coast of Nova Scotia, British North America.[175]
Fame  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore on Prince Edward Island, British North America.[176]
Greyhound  United Kingdom The schooner was driven ashore and wrecked at Fisherman's Harbour, Nova Scotia.[175]
Hibernia  United Kingdom The schooner was driven ashore in the Gut of Canso.[177]
Hunter  United Kingdom The ship, a brig or schooner, was driven ashore and wrecked on the coast of Nova Scotia.[175][177]
Lady Delaval  United Kingdom The transport ship was driven ashore and wrecked on the coast of Nova Scotia.[175]
Margaret  United Kingdom The schooner foundered in the Atlantic Ocean off the coast of Nova Scotia. Her crew were rescued. She was on a voyage from Halifax to Barbados.[175]
Mars  United Kingdom The ship was wrecked on the coast of Nova Scotia with the loss of eight lives. She was on a voyage from Jamaica to Quebec City, Lower Canada, British North America.[153]
Mary United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland British North America The ship was driven ashore and wrecked at "Lesamb", Nova Scotia with the loss of nine lives.[175]
Orion  United Kingdom The ship was wrecked on Sable Island, British North America. Her crew were rescued. She was on a voyage from St. Andrews, Fife to Newfoundland, British North America.[176][178]

Unknown date[edit]

List of shipwrecks: Unknown date 1811
Ship Country Description
Agnes  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore at Lulworth Cove, Dorset. She was on a voyage from Penryn, Cornwall to London.[137]
Aurora  United Kingdom The ship ran aground on the Haisborough Sands, in the North Sea off the coast of Norfolk.[137]
Branxton  United Kingdom The ship foundered in The Wash. Her crew were rescued.[141]
Maria  United Kingdom The ship foundered in the Atlantic Ocean. She was on a voyage from Teignmouth, Devon to the Bay of Fundy.[141]
Mercurius Unknown The ship was lost in the White Sea.[179]
Phœbe  United Kingdom The ship was wrecked near Bideford, Devon with the loss of her captain. She was on a voyage from Oporto, Portugal to Bristol, Gloucestershire.[141]
Rebecca  United Kingdom The ship was wrecked near Cardiff, Glamorgan. She was on a voyage from Jamaica to Bristol.[141]
Spring Bird  United States The ship foundered off Martinique.[137]
Swiftsure  United States The brig capsized in the Atlantic Ocean. Her crew were rescued. She was on a voyage from Messina, Sicily to New York.[137]
Uniao  Portugal The ship foundered in Dublin Bay. She was on a voyage from St. Ubes to Dublin.[137]
Venerable  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore on the Welsh Hook, in the Bristol Channel.[141]
William  United States The ship capsized in the Bristol Channel on or before 30 September.[157]
Wonolanset  United States The ship was destroyed by fire at Portsmouth, New Hampshire.[137]

October[edit]

1 October[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 1 October 1811
Ship Country Description
Richard and Mary  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore in St Ives Bay. She was on a voyage from Madeira to Cork. Richard and Mary was later refloated and taken in to Swansea, Glamorgan.[180]

2 October[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 2 October 1811
Ship Country Description
Belle of Lynn  United Kingdom The ship was wrecked on Anticosti Island, Nova Scotia, British North America. Her crew were rescued.[181]
Martha  United Kingdom The ship was wrecked on Cape Breton Island, Nova Scotia. She was on a voyage from Londonderry to Prince Edward Island, British North America.[158]

4 October[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 4 October 1811
Ship Country Description
Good Intent  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore and wrecked at Portsmouth, Hampshire. She was on a voyage from King's Lynn, Norfolk to Bristol, Gloucestershire.[165]

5 October[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 5 October 1811
Ship Country Description
HMS Growler  Royal Navy The gun-brig was driven ashore at Plymouth, Devon. She was refloated and went into dock for repairs; her crew survived.[182]
Iris  United Kingdom The ship foundered whilst on a voyage from St. Ubes, Portugal to Dublin. Her crew were rescued.[183]
James and Elizabeth  United Kingdom The sloop was driven ashore and wrecked in the Cattewater. Her crew were rescued.[182]
Lively  United Kingdom The brig was driven ashore and wrecked near Blackwater, County Wexford. Her nine crew were rescued. She was on a voyage from Ayr to Cork.[184]
Telemachus  United Kingdom The schooner was driven ashore at Portsmouth, Hampshire.[185]
Thomas  United Kingdom The ship was wrecked in Dundrum Bay. Her crew were rescued. She was on a voyage from Liverpool, Lancashire to Tobermory, Argyllshire.[152]

6 October[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 6 October 1811
Ship Country Description
Crescent  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore at Quebec City, Lower Canada, British North America. She was on a voyage from "Sydney Cove" to Quebec City. Crescent was refloated on 20 October and found to be severely damaged.[186]

7 October[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 7 October 1811
Ship Country Description
Lord Sheffield  United Kingdom The ship was wrecked in the Grand Banks of Newfoundland. Four survivors were rescued by Bridget ( United Kingdom).[187]

8 October[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 8 October 1811
Ship Country Description
Douglas  United Kingdom Napoleonic Wars: The ship was captured by the privateer Diligent ( France) whilst on a voyage from Jamaica to New Brunswick, British North America. She was set afire and sunk.[188]

9 October[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 9 October 1811
Ship Country Description
Baltic Trader  United Kingdom The ship was wrecked on Cape Breton Island, British North America. Her crew were rescued. She was on a voyage from London to Quebec City, Lower Canada, British North America.[189]

10 October[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 10 October 1811
Ship Country Description
Hope  United Kingdom The ship was in collision with London Packet ( United Kingdom) and sank off the mouth of the Humber.[190]

11 October[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 11 October 1811
Ship Country Description
Anna Maria  Sweden The ship foundered off Gothenburg.[112]
Mont Royal  United Kingdom The ship was wrecked at Pensacola, East Florida, New Spain. She was on a voyage from Pensacola to an English port.[191]

12 October[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 12 October 1811
Ship Country Description
Liverpool Packet  United Kingdom The ship sprang a leak in the Atlantic Ocean off Tory Island, County Donegal and was abandoned. Six crew took to the jolly boat and were lost. The rest of the crew, and her passengers were rescued by HMS Endymion ( Royal Navy).[112]
St. Lucas  Sweden The ship was abandoned at sea. Her crew were rescued by HMS Tweed ( Royal Navy). St. Lucas was subsequently driven ashore on the coast of Jutland.[190]

13 October[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 13 October 1811
Ship Country Description
Ant  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore and wrecked on Düne. Her crew were rescued. She was on a voyage from Hull, Yorkshire to Heligoland[192]
Briton  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore and severely damaged at Hoylake, Lancashire. She was on a voyage from Oporto, Portugal to Liverpool, Lancashire. Briton was refloated and taken in to Liverpool.[174]
Endeavour  United Kingdom The ship foundered in the North Sea off Staithes, Yorkshire with the loss of all hands.[192] She was on a voyage from Sunderland, County Durham to Whitby, Yorkshire.[180]
Fortuna  United Kingdom The schooner was driven ashore and wrecked on Düne. Her crew were rescued. She was on a voyage from Heligoland to a Baltic port.[192][193]
Jane  United Kingdom The brig was driven ashore and wrecked on Düne. Her crew were rescued. She was on a voyage from Heligoland to London.[192][193]
John and Nancy  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore at Ardmore, County Waterford. She was on a voyage from the Clyde to Dublin. John and Nancy was later refloated.[180]
Liverpool Packet  United Kingdom The ship foundered in the Atlantic Ocean 100 nautical miles (190 km) west of Tory Island, County Donegal with the loss of six of the 26 people on board. She was on a voyage from Belfast, County Antrim to Charleston, South Carolina, United States.[194]
Lovely Nancy  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore at Formby, Lancashire. She was on a voyage from Liverpool to Stornoway.[192]

14 October[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 14 October 1811
Ship Country Description
Hirondelle  France Napoleonic Wars: The privateer, a lugger, was driven ashore at Rose Point, in the Baltic Sea by HMS Ranger ( Royal Navy) and was burnt.[195]
HMS Pomone  Royal Navy
HMS Pomone.

The Leda-class frigate was wrecked off The Needles, Isle of Wight. Her crew were rescued by HMS Tisiphone ( Royal Navy).[196]

15 October[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 15 October 1811
Ship Country Description
Success  United Kingdom The ship was wrecked near the Mull of Galloway, Ayrshire with the loss of all hands.[184]

17 October[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 17 October 1811
Ship Country Description
Astrea  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore on the coast of Newfoundland, British North America. She was on a voyage from Quebec City, Lower Canada, British North America to Sheerness, Kent.[197]

20 October[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 20 October 1811
Ship Country Description
Bredalbane  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore at Quebec City, Lower Canada, British North America.[158]
Britannia  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore and severely damaged at Quebec City.[198]
Catherine  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore and severely damaged at Quebec City.[198]
Concord  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore at Quebec City.[158]
Frederick  United Kingdom The ship was wrecked on the Goodwin Sands, Kent.[8]
James and David  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore at Quebec City.[158]
Jane  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore and severely damaged at Quebec City.[198]
Kangaroo  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore and wrecked at Quebec City.[198]
Lord Middleton  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore at Quebec City.[158]
Manly Castle  United Kingdom The ship was wrecked at Husum, Duchy of Schleswig. Her crew were rescued. She was on a voyage from Hull, Yorkshire to Heligoland.[177][199]
Margaret  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore at Quebec City.[186]
Minerva  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore and severely damaged at Quebec City.[198]
Moston  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore at Quebec City.[158]
Neptune  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore at Quebec City.[158]
Patience  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore at Quebec City.[198]
Sir Henry Craig  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore and severely damaged at Quebec City.[186][200]
Three Brothers  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore at Quebec City.[158]
William  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore and severely damaged at Quebec City.[198]
Winchester  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore at Quebec City.[158]

21 October[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 21 October 1811
Ship Country Description
HMS Grouper  Royal Navy The Ballahoo-class schooner ran aground on a reef and was wrecked 3 nautical miles (5.6 km) off Carret Island, Guadeloupe with the loss of one of her twenty crew.
Paciteur  Russia The ship was driven ashore and wrecked near Orfordness, Suffolk, United Kingdom.[152]

23 October[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 23 October 1811
Ship Country Description
Ann  United Kingdom The ship was wrecked on Cape Sable Island, Nova Scotia, British North America. Her crew were rescued. She was on a voyage from the Clyde to New Brunswick, British North America.[201][202]
Ellis  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore and wrecked at St. John's, Newfoundland, British North America. She was on a voyage from New Brunswick, British North America to Liverpool, Lancashire.[198]

24 October[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 24 October 1811
Ship Country Description
Active  United Kingdom The ship capsized in the Atlantic Ocean. Only two of her nine crew survived on the wreck until 29 October, when they were rescued by Argo ( United Kingdom).[203]

25 October[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 25 October 1811
Ship Country Description
Calista  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore in the Surinam River.[204] She was later refloated.[205]
Hope  United Kingdom The ship was lost whilst on a voyage from Quebec city, Lower Canada, British North America to Newfoundland, British North America.[206]
Mary  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore and wrecked at Kilmore. Her crew were rescued. She was on a voyage from St. Ubes, Portugal to Drogheda, County Louth.[199]
Newport  United Kingdom The ship ran aground and foundered in the Bristol Channel with the loss of all on board. She was on a voyage from Newport, Monmouthshire to Bristol, Gloucestershire.[207]

26 October[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 26 October 1811
Ship Country Description
Jacob  United Kingdom The ship sprang a leak and foundered in the English Channel off Weymouth, Dorset. Her crew were rescued. She was on a voyage from Poole, Dorset to Liverpool, Lancashire.[190]
John and William  United Kingdom The ship capsized in The Swin with the loss of her captain. She was on a voyage from Gainsborough, Lincolnshire to London.[199]
Providentia  Sweden The ship was lost near Christiansand, Norway.[158]
William and James  United Kingdom The ship sank at Scarborough, Yorkshire.[190]

27 October[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 27 October 1811
Ship Country Description
Frederick  United Kingdom The ship was wrecked on the Goodwin Sands, Kent. Her crew were rescued.[190]
John and Elizabeth  United Kingdom The ship was lost near Sunderland, County Durham. Her crew were rescued. She was on a voyage from Sunderland to Rye, Sussex.[199]

28 October[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 28 October 1811
Ship Country Description
Anna Jacabina Gdansk flag.svg Danzig The ship was abandoned in the North Sea 200 nautical miles (370 km) south east of Buchan Ness, Aberdeenshire, United Kingdom. She was on a voyage from Gothenburg, Sweden to London, United Kingdom.[208] Her crew were rescued by HMS Pylades ( Royal Navy).[153]
Asia  Russia The ship was driven ashore and wrecked at Dearness, Orkney Islands, United Kingdom. She was on a voyage from Archangelsk to Hull, Yorkshire, United Kingdom.[209]
Juliana Catharina  Prussia The ship was driven ashore and wrecked on Rousay, Orkney Islands with the loss of eight of her crew.[209][210]

29 October[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 29 October 1811
Ship Country Description
Dispatch  United Kingdom The ship was abandoned in the North Sea 70 nautical miles (130 km) south west of Domesnes, Norway. Her crew were rescued by Alfred ( United Kingdom).[181]

30 October[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 30 October 1811
Ship Country Description
Catharina  Russia The ship was driven ashore at Lunan, Forfarshire, United Kingdom with the loss of three of her crew. She was on a voyage from Saint Petersburg to London, United Kingdom.[177][211]
Concordia Flagge der Hansestadt Lübeck.svg Lübeck The ship was driven ashore and wrecked near Peterhead, Aberdeenshire, United Kingdom. Her seventeen crew were rescued.[211]
Enigheden  Prussia The ship was driven ashore and wrecked at Peterhead. She was on a voyage from Memel, Prussia to London.[177][211]
Jewjiana Unknown The ship was wrecked on Sanday Orkney Islands.[179]
Nymph  United Kingdom The ship was wrecked on the Herd Sand, in the North Sea off County Durham. Her crew were rescued.[177]
HMS Pylades  Royal Navy The 18-gun sloop-of-war was driven ashore at Peterhead.[211][212] She was later refloated.[213]

31 October[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 31 October 1811
Ship Country Description
HMS Calypso  Royal Navy The Cruizer-class brig-sloop was severely damaged in a storm off the Orkney Islands.[213]
Ceres  United Kingdom The ship was wrecked in Bridlington Bay.[199]
Lady Petre  United Kingdom The ship ran aground on the Newcombe Sand, in the North Sea off Great Yarmouth, Norfolk. She refloated but came ashore at Kirkley, Suffolk and was wrecked. Her crew were rescued. Lady Petre was on a voyage from Hull, Yorkshire to London.[199]

Unknown date[edit]

List of shipwrecks: Unknown date 1811
Ship Country Description
Adventure  United Kingdom The brig was driven ashore at Lowestoft, Suffolk.[196]
Adventure  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore and wrecked at Villa do Conde, Portugal. She was on a voyage from Liverpool, Lancashire to Oporto, Portugal.[214][215]
Amphitrite  United Kingdom The ship foundered off Aberystwyth, Cardiganshire with the loss of all hands.[216]
Aurora  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore at Formby, Lancashire. She was on a voyage from Limerick to Liverpool. Aurora was subsequently wrecked in a storm on 13 October.[172][196]
Caroline  United States The ship was abandoned in the Atlantic Ocean. She was later discovered by HMS Scorpion ( Royal Navy) and taken in to Saint Thomas, Virgin Islands[202]
Ceres  United Kingdom The ship was wrecked near White Cliff, Isle of Wight. Her crew were rescued. She was on a voyage from Penryn, Cornwall to London.[165]
Clio  United Kingdom The ship foundered in the Baltic Sea. She was on a voyage from Stockholm, Sweden to Hull, Yorkshire.[190]
Commerce  United Kingdom The ship sank in the River Liffey at Dublin.[152]
Country Squire  United Kingdom The collier ran aground on the Knock Sand, in the North Sea off the coast of Kent.[190] She was later refloated and prceeded to Newcastle upon Tyne, Northumberland.[112]
Eagle  United Kingdom The ship was wrecked at Amelia Island, East Florida, New Spain.[188]
Edward  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore and wrecked on Tybee Island, Georgia, United States. She was on a voyage from Tybee Island to Portsmouth, Hampshire.[217]
Fingal  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore near Miramichi, New Brunswick, British North America.[181]
Fortuna  Russia The ship was lost at Archangelsk.[195][218]
Fortune  United Kingdom The ship was wrecked on the Puercus Rocks, in Cádiz Bay. She was on a voyage from Gibraltar to Cádiz, Spain.[174]
George  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore on Stroma, Scotland.[196]
Industry  United Kingdom The brig was wrecked at Douglas Head, Isle of Man with the loss of all hands.[219]
Maria  United Kingdom The ship, homeported in Liverpool, was wrecked at Amelia Island.[188]
Maria  United Kingdom The ship, homeported in London, was wrecked at Amelia Island.[188]
Mary  United Kingdom The ship was lost on Amelia Island.[220]
Mercurius  Russia The ship foundered in the White Sea.[187]
Regent  United Kingdom The ship departed from Liverpool for Newfoundland, British North America in early October. No further trace, presumed foundered with the loss of all hands.[221]
Richard  United Kingdom The ship foundered in the Strait of Belle Isle. Her crew were rescued. She was on a voyage from Chaleur Bay, British North America to Whitehaven, Cumberland.[199]
Vigilant  United Kingdom The ship was lost in the English Bank, in the River Plate. She was on a voyage from Buenos Aires to London.[222]
William Campbell  United States The ship capsized in the Irish Sea off Holyhead, Anglesey, United Kingdom and came ashore.[196] All hands were lost. She was on a voyage from Wilmington, Delaware to Dublin, United Kingdom.[174]

November[edit]

1 November[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 1 November 1811
Ship Country Description
Chesterfield  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore and wrecked at Rampside, Lancashire. Her crew survived. She was on a voyage from Jamaica to Liverpool, Lancashire.[223]
Justitia Unknown The ship sprang a leak and was abandoned. Her crew were rescued by Prince of Wales ( United Kingdom).[215]
Minerva  Sweden The ship was driven ashore and wrecked in the Orkney Islands, United Kingdom.[181]
Royal Charlotte  United Kingdom The ship was wrecked at Pembrey, Carmarthenshire with the loss of all hands.[153]
Stadt Memel  Prussia The ship was wrecked on Fetlar, Shetland Islands, United Kingdom with the loss of all but one of her thirteen crew.[187][224]
Sussex Oak  United Kingdom The ship was wrecked off Whitby, Yorkshire. Her crew were rescued. She was on a voyage from Chepstow, Monmouthshire to Whitby.[199] Sussex Oak was later refloated and taken in to Whitby.[195]

2 November[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 2 November 1811
Ship Country Description
Catharina and Arabella  United Kingdom The ship foundered in the Irish Sea off Whitehaven, Cumberland. She was on a voyage from Strangford, County Down to Liverpool, Lancashire.[225]
Johanna  Russia The ship was driven ashore and wrecked near Berwick upon Tweed, United Kingdom.[195]

3 November[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 3 November 1811
Ship Country Description
Catherine and Arabella  United Kingdom The ship was wrecked off Whitehaven, Cumberland. She was on a voyage from Strangford, County Down to Liverpool, Lancashire.[140]

4 November[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 4 November 1811
Ship Country Description
Favourite  United Kingdom The ship was wrecked off Black Sod, County Mayo. Her crew were rescued.[176] She was on a voyage from Greenock, Renfrewshire to Limerick.[203]
James  United Kingdom The sloop struck a rock off Portpatrick, Wigtownshire and was wrecked with the loss of all six crew. She was on a voyage from Larne, County Antrim to Lancaster, Lancashire.[226]
John and Mary  United Kingdom The ship foundered in the Irish Sea off Cork. She was on a voyage from Cork to London.[153]

5 November[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 5 November 1811
Ship Country Description
Diligent  United Kingdom The ship was wrecked on the Robin Rigg Sandbank, in the Solway Firth.[176]
James  United Kingdom The sloop was wrecked near Port Patrick Wigtownshire.[215]
Primrose  United Kingdom The brig foundered in the North Sea off Peterhead, Aberdeenshire.[227]
James  United Kingdom The sloop was wrecked in Portspittal Bay with the loss of all hands.[203]

6 November[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 6 November 1811
Ship Country Description
Nymph  United Kingdom The ship was wrecked on the Herd Sand, in the North Sea off South Shields, County Durham. Her crew were rescued.[199]
Princess Elizabeth  United Kingdom The ship was destroyed by fire at Alicante, Spain.[228]

7 November[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 7 November 1811
Ship Country Description
Trojan  United States The ship ran aground on rocks at Plymouth, Devon, United Kingdom. She refloated the next day and sank. The ship had been captured by HMS Armide ( Royal Navy) whilst on a voyage from Bordeaux, Loire-Inférieure, France to Baltimore, Maryland and was sent in to Plymouth.[227] She was refloated on 13 November.[176]

8 November[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 8 November 1811
Ship Country Description
Richard and Ann  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore at Ramsgate, Kent. She was on a voyage from Blyth, Northumberland to London.[153]

11 November[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 11 November 1811
Ship Country Description
Providence  United Kingdom The ship was wrecked near Holyhead, Anglesey. Her crew were rescued. She was on a voyage from Liverpool, Lancashire to Newry, County Down.[229]
Star  United Kingdom The ship, a brig or brigantine, was wrecked at Trevose Head, Cornwall with the loss of all hands. She was on a voyage from St. Ubes, Portugal to Cork.[230][231]

14 November[edit]