List of shipwrecks in 1842

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The list of shipwrecks in 1842 includes some ships sunk, wrecked, destroyed or otherwise lost during 1842.


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List of shipwrecks: Unknown date in 1842
Ship Country Description
Actæon Civil Ensign of the United Kingdom.svg United Kingdom The ship was wrecked in the Turks Island before 7 March.[1]
Adolphe  France The ship was lost in St. Lunaire Bay. Her crew were rescued.[2]
Aguina Civil Ensign of the United Kingdom.svg United Kingdom The ship capsized in the North Sea off Scarborough, Yorkshire in late March or early April with the loss of all hands.[3]
Allalevie Flag of the United Kingdom.svg India The ship was wrecked in Vanloos Bay, Ceylon. She was on a voyage from Calcutta to Ceylon.[4]
Bayonnais Civil Ensign of the United Kingdom.svg United Kingdom The ship ran aground at "Tobasco" and was consequently condemned. She was on a voyage from "Tobasco" to Havre de Grâce, Seine-Inférieure.[5]
Bellous  United States The full-rigged ship sank in the Grand Banks of Newfoundland in the Autumn. She was refloated in 1843, repaired and returned to service.[6]
Belvidera Flag of the British East India Company (1801).svg India The ship was destroyed at Singapore before 1 November.[7]
Cadmus  United States The whaler was wrecked on St. John the Baptist's Island, in the Pitcairn Islands.[8]
Casinir  France The ship was wrecked at Ciudad del Carmen, Mexico. Her crew were rescued.[9]
Clyde Civil Ensign of the United Kingdom.svg United Kingdom The ship was wrecked on the north coast of Barbados before 9 March. Her crew were rescued by HMS Firefly, HMS Spitfire and HMS Tartarus (all  Royal Navy).[10]
Debon  France The ship was lost in St. Lunaire Bay. Her crew were rescued.[2]
Emma Civil Ensign of the United Kingdom.svg United Kingdom The ship was wrecked at Kedgeree, India.[11]
Euphrates  France The ship was wrecked whilst on a voyage from New Orleans, Louisiana to Cette, Hérault. Her crew were rescued by Rio Grande ( United States).[12]
Felicie  France The ship was lost in St. Lunaire Bay. Her crew were rescued.[2]
Fluminee  Empire of Brazil The brig was wrecked. Three crew were rescued by Regent (Civil Ensign of the United Kingdom.svg United Kingdom).[13]
General Evans Civil Ensign of the United Kingdom.svg United Kingdom The ship was wrecked off the Rio Grande. All on board were rescued. She was on a voyage from London to Sierra Leone.[14]
Herculaneum  United Kingdom The transport ship was lost in the South China Sea.[4]
Jefferson  United States The whaler was lost in the Sandwich Islands.[15]
Lady Stafford Civil Ensign of the United Kingdom.svg United Kingdom The brig capsized at Newfoundland before 4 June.[16]
Martha United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland Jersey The ship was wrecked at "Bona Vista". Her fourteen crew were rescued by Elizabeth and Jane ( United Kingdom.[17]
North America  United States The ship was driven ashore and wrecked at Key West, Florida Territory.[18]
President Civil Ensign of the United Kingdom.svg United Kingdom The ship was abandoned in the Atlantic Ocean before 9 April. Her crew were rescued by Cameo ( United States). President was on a voyage from Halifax, Nova Scotia, British North America to Barbadoes.[19]
Robert Civil Ensign of the United Kingdom.svg United Kingdom The ship was abandoned in the Gulf of Mexico. Her crew were rescued. She was on a voyage from Savanilla, near Puerto Colombia, to Liverpool, Lancashire.[20]
Singular  Spain The brig was lost in the South China Sea. She was on a voyage from Manila, Spanish East Indies to Macao.[4]
Sir Andrew Hammond Civil Ensign of the United Kingdom.svg United Kingdom The whaler was wrecked on the coast of Peru before 2 April.[21]
Speculator  UKGBI New Zealand The ship was lost en route between Mercury Bay (which she left on 12 August) and Wellington.[22]
Strathfieldsaye Civil Ensign of the United Kingdom.svg United Kingdom The ship was wrecked at Kedgeree.[11] She was on a voyage from Madras, India to Enmore, New South Wales and China.[23]
Two Sisters Civil Ensign of the United Kingdom.svg United Kingdom The barque struck a rock and foundered off Wednesday Island, New South Wales. All on board were rescued by Malcolm (Civil Ensign of the United Kingdom.svg United Kingdom), Arab, John Brewer and Kelso (all  United Kingdom).[24][25]
Union  France The ship was lost in St. Lunaire Bay. Her crew were rescued.[2]
Uxor Flag unknown The schooner was wrecked. Eight crew were rescued by Regent (Civil Ensign of the United Kingdom.svg United Kingdom).[13]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Foreign News". The Examiner (1784). London. 9 April 1842.
  2. ^ a b c d "Ship News". The Morning Post (22399). London. 2 November 1842.
  3. ^ "Ship News". The Standard (5546). London. 18 April 1842.
  4. ^ a b c "Shipping Intelligence". The Morning Chronicle (22874). London. 14 March 1843.
  5. ^ "Ship News". The Times (18036). London. 15 July 1842. col E, p. 6.
  6. ^ "North Devon". Trewman's Exeter Flying Post (4058). Exeter. 20 September 1843.
  7. ^ "Ship News". The Times (18169). London. 6 December 1842. col C, p. 7.
  8. ^ "Coasters Outwards". Australasian Chronicle. Sydney. 22 October 1842. p. 3.
  9. ^ "Ship News". The Times (17926). London. 9 March 1842. col E-F, p. 7.
  10. ^ "The Royal Navy &c". The Morning Post (22225). London. 11 April 1842.
  11. ^ a b "Ship News". The Times (18081). London. 6 September 1842. col C, p. 7.
  12. ^ "Ship News". The Times (18130). London. 2 November 1842. col F, p. 6.
  13. ^ a b "Ship News". The Times (18124). London. 26 October 1842. col A, p. 7.
  14. ^ "Belfast Ship News". The Belfast News-Letter (10925). Belfast. 25 March 1842.
  15. ^ "Shipping Intelligence". The Morning Chronicle (22808). London. 27 December 1842.
  16. ^ "Shipping Intelligence". Caledonian Mercury (19098). Edinburgh. 11 June 1842.
  17. ^ "Shipping Intelligence". Port Phillip Gazette. Port Phillip. 1 March 1843. p. 2.
  18. ^ "Ship News". The Morning Post (22449). London. 30 December 1842.
  19. ^ "Shipping Intelligence". Caledonian Mercury (19083). Edinburgh. 7 May 1842.
  20. ^ "Shipping Intelligence". Caledonian Mercury (19064). Edinburgh. 24 March 1842.
  21. ^ "Belfast Ship News". The Belfast News-Letter (19040). Belfast. 13 May 1842.
  22. ^ Ingram, C. W. N., and Wheatley, P. O., (1936) Shipwrecks: New Zealand disasters 1795–1936. Dunedin, NZ: Dunedin Book Publishing Association. p. 37.
  23. ^ "Shipping Intelligence". The Morning Chronicle (22713). London. 6 September 1842.
  24. ^ "Ship News". The Times (18110). London. 10 October 1842. col F, p. 6.
  25. ^ Devlin, Arthur (26 September 1842). "(letter)". Port Phillip Patriot and Melbourne Advertiser. Port Phillip. p. 2.
Ship events in 1842
Ship launches: 1837 1838 1839 1840 1841 1842 1843 1844 1845 1846 1847
Ship commissionings: 1837 1838 1839 1840 1841 1842 1843 1844 1845 1846 1847
Ship decommissionings: 1837 1838 1839 1840 1841 1842 1843 1844 1845 1846 1847
Shipwrecks: 1837 1838 1839 1840 1841 1842 1843 1844 1845 1846 1847