List of shipwrecks in 1839

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The list of shipwrecks in 1839 includes some ships sunk, wrecked or otherwise lost during 1839.


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List of shipwrecks: Unknown date in 1839
Ship Country Description
Achille  France The ship was lost before 21 July. She was on a voyage from Marseille, Bouches-du-Rhône to Guadeloupe.[1]
Attaran  United Kingdom The schooner was wrecked near Nampang Island, China. Her crew were rescued but the ship was burnt by the Chinese.[1]
Constance  France The ship was driven ashore in the Ganges. She was on a voyage from Calcutta, India to a French port. Constance was later refloated and put back to Calcutta.[2]
Elizabeth  United Kingdom The ship was wrecked off Saugor, India. She was on a voyage from Greenock, Renfrewshire to Calcutta.[3]
Elizabeth  United Kingdom The ship was wrecked off the Cape of Good Hope. She was on a voyage from Madras, India to London.[4]
Equitable  United Kingdom The ship was lost in the Ganges with the loss of four lives. She was on a voyage from Bordeaux, Gironde, France to Calcutta.[5]
Fame  United Kingdom The ship was wrecked at Naples, Kingdom of the Two Sicilies. Her crew were rescued. She was on a voyage from Ancona, Papal States to Liverpool.[6]
Gazelle  United Kingdom The ship was wrecked at Bahia, Brazil. She was on a voyage from London to Hobart, Van Diemen's Land.[7][8]
Herald  United States The ship was destroyed by fire with the loss of five lives. She was on a voyage from Calcutta to Boston, Massachusetts.[9]
Industry  United Kingdom The ship sank off Dale, Pembrokeshire. She was refloated in early May.[10]
Jane  United Kingdom The ship was wrecked whilst on a voyage from "Lumbuck" to China. Her crew were rescued.[11]
Juno  United Kingdom The whaler was wrecked in the Fiji Islands. All but three of those on board were murdered by the local inhabitants.[12]
Pleiades United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland New South Wales The barque was wrecked on Lombok, Netherlands East Indies.[13]
Tiger Civil Ensign of the United Kingdom.svg United Kingdom The ship was wrecked on "Astovia Island", in the Indian Ocean. All 26 people on board survived. One of them was killed by a shark, fourteen sailed to seek another island from where rescue could be arranged. No further trace. Eleven people were rescued 70 days after the shipwreck by a whaler. Tiger was on a voyage from Liverpool to Calcutta.[14]
Trazas  France The ship was lost at Sierra Leone. She was on a voyage from Sierra Leone to Bordeaux, Gironde.[15]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Shipping Intelligence". The Morning Chronicle (21749). London. 8 August 1839.
  2. ^ "Ship News". The Times (17108). London. 31 July 1839. col F, p. 2.
  3. ^ "Domestic Intelligence". The Sydney Herald. Sydney. 18 November 1839. p. 2.
  4. ^ "Ship News". The Times (17260). London. 22 January 1840. col A, p. 7.
  5. ^ "Dreadful Casualties at Sea". The Champion and Weekly Herald (171). London. 22 December 1839.
  6. ^ "Ship News". The Times (16971). London. 21 February 1839. col C, p. 3.
  7. ^ "Van Diemen's Land". The Sydney Gazette and New South Wales Advertiser. Sydney. 14 September 1839. p. 2.
  8. ^ "Ship News". The Australian. Sydney. 5 November 1839. p. 3.
  9. ^ "Ship News". The Morning Post (21541). London. 6 February 1840.
  10. ^ "Shipping Intelligence". The Morning Chronicle (21672). London. 7 May 1839.
  11. ^ "Projected Departures". The Colonist. Sydney. 4 May 1839. p. 2.
  12. ^ "Shipping Intelligence". Caledonian Mercury (18773). Edinburgh. 7 May 1840.
  13. ^ "Shipping Intelligence". Adelaide Chronicle and South Australian Advertiser. Adelaide. 14 March 1840. p. 2.
  14. ^ "Wreck of the Tiger Merchantman. - Crew and Passengers Seventy Days on a Coral Reef". Launceston Advertiser. Launceston, Van Diemen's Land. 26 March 1840. p. 4.
  15. ^ "Shipping Intelligence". The Morning Chronicle (21672). London. 6 May 1839.
Ship events in 1839
Ship launches: 1834 1835 1836 1837 1838 1839 1840 1841 1842 1843 1844
Ship commissionings: 1834 1835 1836 1837 1838 1839 1840 1841 1842 1843 1844
Ship decommissionings: 1834 1835 1836 1837 1838 1839 1840 1841 1842 1843 1844
Shipwrecks: 1834 1835 1836 1837 1838 1839 1840 1841 1842 1843 1844