List of shipwrecks in 1866

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The list of shipwrecks in 1866 includes ships sunk, foundered, grounded, or otherwise lost during 1866.

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1866
Jan Feb Mar Apr
May Jun Jul Aug
Sep Oct Nov Dec
Unknown date

January[edit]

4 January[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 4 January 1866
Ship Country Description
USS Narcissus  United States Navy The screw steamer was wrecked at Egmont Key, Florida, and sank with the loss of all hands.

9 January[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 9 January 1866
Ship Country Description
William and Mary United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland New Zealand The schooner was being towed to sea at Greymouth by the tug Lioness. The tug, though the pilot's inattention, drifted too far north causing the William and Mary to ground. Owing to the heavy swell, the Lioness was forced to cut the schooner loose.[1]

10 January[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 10 January 1866
Ship Country Description
Hannah Moore  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore and wrecked on Rat Island, Devon, England, with the loss of nineteen of her 25 crew. She was on a voyage from Chile to Queenstown, County Cork.[2]

11 January[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 11 January 1866
Ship Country Description
London  United Kingdom
1887 illustration of London sinking.
The passenger steamship sank in the Bay of Biscay. Of the 239 or 263 people on board (sources differ), only 19 survived.

14 January[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 14 January 1866
Ship Country Description
Ocean Bride  United Kingdom The schooner was driven ashore and wrecked near Langton Matravers, Dorset, England.[3]

20 January[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 20 January 1866
Ship Country Description
Martha United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland New Zealand The schooner went aground while trying to cross the rivermouth bar at Greymouth. She was stuck fast, and all attempts to free her failed. Note: this wreck should not be confused with the wreck of an identically named ship on 1 April 1866.[1]

22 January[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 22 January 1866
Ship Country Description
Dinanais  France Sailing from Dinan (Brittany), ran aground on the coast of St Ouen Jersey, Channel Islands [4]

February[edit]

12 February[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 12 February 1866
Ship Country Description
Esther United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland New Zealand The schooner went aground and was wrecked to the south of the mouth of the Manawatu River, with the loss of four lives.[1]

Unknown date[edit]

List of shipwrecks: Unknown date February 1866
Ship Country Description
Jessie United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland New Zealand The schooner left Stewart Island for Hokitika on February 26, carrying a crew of four. She was never sighted again.[1]

March[edit]

3 March[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 3 March 1866
Ship Country Description
Catherine unknown The whaling barque was lost in fine weather in the Chatham Islands. The ship's master, Captain James Lucas, died on board on February 21, and command passed to a Mr McGuinness who — through inexperience, drunkenness, or a combination of the two — failed to successfully handle the ship.[1]

4 March[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 4 March 1866
Ship Country Description
Libelle  Bremen The barque struck the reef at Wake Island and sunk. After three weeks, the crew and passengers departed the uninhabited and dry atoll in a longboat and a gig. The ship's buried and scattered treasure of mercury (quicksilver), coins and precious stones was recovered by various vessels over the next two years.[5]

10 March[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 10 March 1866
Ship Country Description
Sea Bird United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland Tasmania The schooner went aground close to Greymouth, New Zealand, and broke up.[6]
William United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland New South Wales The schooner went aground on a spit at the mouth of New Zealand's Grey River, seriously damaging her hull. She was washed off the spit several days later and sank.[7]

15 March[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 15 March 1866
Ship Country Description
Eleanor United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland New Zealand The 58-ton paddle steamer was washed ashore three miles north of Greymouth, and became a total wreck.[6]

20 March[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 20 March 1866
Ship Country Description
Eliza Jane  United Kingdom The ship sprang a leak and was abandoned in the Bristol Channel. Her crew were rescued by the schooner Equity ( United Kingdom).[2]

23 March[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 23 March 1866
Ship Country Description
Elizabeth  United Kingdom The smack sank at Cardigan, Wales. Her six crew were rescued by John Stuart (Flag of the Royal National Lifeboat Institution.svg Royal National Lifeboat Institution).[8]
Vesta  United Kingdom The brig foundered in Swansea Bay, Wales. Her seven crew were rescued by Martha and Anne (Flag of the Royal National Lifeboat Institution.svg Royal National Lifeboat Institution).[2]

Unknown date[edit]

List of shipwrecks: Unknown date 1866
Ship Country Description
Fusilier None The unregistered schooner was wrecked in the Derwent River.[9]
Queen  United Kingdom The paddle steamer struck the Tings Rocks, in the Bristol Channel off Hartland Point, Devon, England, and was holed. She was beached at Clovelly, Devon, where she subsequently broke her back and was a total loss. All on board survived[2]

April[edit]

1 April[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 1 April 1866
Ship Country Description
Curlew United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland New Zealand The cutter was wrecked at Auckland wharf during a gale which raged from 30 March to 1 April.[6]
Martha United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland New Zealand The schooner was wrecked at Mechanics Bay, Auckland, during a gale which raged from 30 March to 1 April. Note: this wreck should not be confused with the wreck of an identically named ship on 20 April 1866.[6]

4 April[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 4 April 1866
Ship Country Description
Ebgante United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland Canada While en route to Liverpool from New York City with a cargo of oak, the vessel was abandoned by her crew in the Atlantic Ocean 100 miles west of the Isles of Scilly. The crew were picked up by the Ferdinand ( Bremen) and later transferred to the pilot cutter Agnes ( United Kingdom) and taken to St Mary's, Isles of Scilly.[10]

12 April[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 12 April 1866
Ship Country Description
Gilmore  United Kingdom The full-rigged ship was wrecked off St Martin's, Isles of Scilly. Her crew survived. She was on a voyage from Southampton, Hampshire to Quebec City, Canada.

17 April[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 17 April 1866
Ship Country Description
Morning Star United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland New Zealand The schooner was wrecked on Stephenson Island while en route from Whangaroa to Auckland. All hands were saved.[11]

21 April[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 21 April 1866
Ship Country Description
Amphion  French Navy The sloop-of-war was wrecked off Veracruz, Mexico.[12]

23 April[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 23 April 1866
Ship Country Description
Yarra unknown The 63-ton schooner was wrecked off the New Zealand coast.[13]

25 April[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 25 April 1866
Ship Country Description
Cubana  United Kingdom The Sunderland barque struck the Seven Stones reef while both her master and mate were asleep below. She was bound for St Jago, Cuba, with 16 crew, one passenger, and a cargo of coal, iron, and mining gear. Ten of the crew and the passenger took to one of the boats, rowed to the Sevenstones Lightship, and transferred to St Mary's, Isles of Scilly, by pilot cutter.[10]

26 April[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 26 April 1866
Ship Country Description
Water Witch  United States Overloaded with iron ore, the schooner sank in a storm on Lake Champlain. An infant on board was killed.

Unknown date[edit]

List of shipwrecks: Unknown date April 1866
Ship Country Description
Quickstep United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland New Zealand The cutter was lost while en route from Manukau to Greymouth. Wreckage was found near Waiuku.[6]

May[edit]

2 May[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 2 May 1866
Ship Country Description
Wonga Wonga United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland New Zealand The 40-ton steamer was lost while attempting to enter the Grey River at Greymouth. a strong current caught her and slewed her, causing her to run aground. The heavy surf knocked her about to the extent that her back was broken. No lives were lost.[14]

3 May[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 3 May 1866
Ship Country Description
Flach  Chilean Navy The submarine sank with the loss of her entire 11-man crew during a test run in the bay off Valparaiso, Chile.
Hornet  United States The clipper ship burned at sea and sank in the Pacific Ocean during a voyage from New York City to San Francisco, California. The crew abandoned ship in three open lifeboats, two of which disappeared. Fourteen men survived for 43 days aboard the third boat before reaching Hawaii on 15 June 1866.

13 May[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 13 May 1866
Ship Country Description
General Grant  United States
Illustration of the wreck of General Grant from Harper's Weekly, 16 May 1868.
The 1200-ton barque ran aground and sank off the Auckland Islands, south of New Zealand. She was en route from Hobsons Bay, Victoria, to London carrying passengers, plus a cargo of wool, hides, and some 2,576 ounces of gold. Sixty-eight of those aboard (55 passengers and 13 crew) were lost. The remaining crew and passengers were marooned on the Auckland Islands for over a year and a half, and several of them did not survive the ordeal. They survivors were finally rescued by the New Zealand whaling brig Amherst in November 1867. Several unsuccessful attempts were made to salvage gold from the wreck.[15]

14 May[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 14 May 1866
Ship Country Description
Brisk United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland New Zealand The cutter was holed and foundered in the Hauraki Gulf. It is thought that it was deliberately scuttled as an insurance fraud.[11]

19 May[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 19 May 1866
Ship Country Description
Progress United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland New Zealand The cutter was lost several miles off the mouth of the Manukau Harbour. Of the crew of three, only one made it ashore alive. [11]

Unknown date[edit]

List of shipwrecks: Unknown date May 1866
Ship Country Description
Maria United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland New Zealand The 161-ton schooner went aground on a spit at Hokitika ripping out the starboard side of her hull.[14]

June[edit]

10 June[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 10 June 1866
Ship Country Description
Triton unknown The 140-ton brigantine was wrecked at Palliser Bay, New Zealand, while en route from Port Chalmers to Newcastle.[11]

21 June[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 21 June 1866
Ship Country Description
Wild Wave United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland New Zealand The schooner was caught in a strong gale in Pelorus Sound and capsized. Only two of the crew of seven survived.[11] This ship should not be confused with another schooner of the same name which was lost in the Chatham Islands on 17 July.

22 June[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 22 June 1866
Ship Country Description
Annie United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland New Zealand The ketch was caught in a violent storm in Lyttelton Harbour. She broke her cables and was driven into rocks.[16]
Brothers United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland New Zealand The schooner was caught in a violent storm in Lyttelton Harbour. She broke her cables and was carried down harbour where she was driven onto rocks.[16]
Streamlet United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland New Zealand The schooner was caught in a violent storm in Lyttelton Harbour. She was driven onshore, hitting a large whaling boat en route, and was holed. When her cargo of lime made contact with the water, she caught fire.[11]

24 June[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 24 June 1866
Ship Country Description
Agincourt  United Kingdom The ship foundered at 36°S 25°E / 36°S 25°E / -36; 25 while sailing from Southampton to Hong Kong with coal and boilers. The crew was saved but the captain died of exhaustion. [17]

25 June[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 25 June 1866
Ship Country Description
Gundagai United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland New Zealand The paddle steamer was wrecked at Patea when she went ashore and broke her back.[16]

Unknown date[edit]

List of shipwrecks: Unknown date June 1866
Ship Country Description
Two Sisters United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland New Zealand The cutter was lost off the Coromandel Peninsula. She stranded on rocks on 25 June, but was successfully refloated and continued her journey for Auckland. She was not sighted again, though wreckage was discovered near Whangapoua in early July.[16]

July[edit]

4 July[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 4 July 1866
Ship Country Description
Calypso United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland New South Wales The brig was en route from Newcastle, New South Wales to Dunedin, New Zealand with a cargo of coal. She struck a gale in Foveaux Strait and was damaged, and changed course for Stewart Island to repair the damage. Here she struck an uncharted reef and was holed. Her captain changed course again, to try to make harbour, but she hit bottom close to the island's southern shore, becoming a wreck.[18]

12 July[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 12 July 1866
Ship Country Description
Cawarra United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland New South Wales The paddle steamer was overwhelmed by large waves and sank bow first in the harbour at Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia, with the loss of 60 lives. Only one passenger survived.

13 July[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 13 July 1866
Ship Country Description
Rambler United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland New Zealand The schooner foundered off the New Zealand North Island east coast with the loss of three lives. The ship was last spotted from the Cutter Greenwich on the 12th, which was running from an approaching gale and heavy sea.[19]

14 July[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 14 July 1866
Ship Country Description
Netherby  United Kingdom The full-rigged ship ran aground and sank off King Island in the Bass Strait. All 462 people on board survived both the sinking and being marooned on the island.

15 July[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 15 July 1866
Ship Country Description
Annie Laurie United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland New Zealand The cutter foundered five miles from the Aldermen Islands in New Zealand's Bay of Plenty.[20]

16 July[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 16 July 1866
Ship Country Description
Vivid United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland New Zealand The schooner encountered bad weather while en route from Wairoa to Napier and began to leak. She filled fast and was abandoned by her captain and two passengers off Mahia Peninsula. The wreckage of the boat came ashore two days later.[19]

17 July[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 17 July 1866
Ship Country Description
Wild Wave United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland New Zealand The schooner foundered on an uncharted reef near Cuba Channel, northwest of Chatham Island. The ship became a total wreck but all hands were saved.[20] This ship should not be confused with another schooner of the same name which was lost in the Marlborough Sounds on 21 June.

20 July[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 20 July 1866
Ship Country Description
Deese unknown The schooner was wrecked on Cape Farewell, New Zealand. The crew abandoned ship and were marooned on the spit until rescued by the steamer Tararua.[21]
Palestro Flag of Italy (1861-1946) crowned.svg Regia Marina Third Italian War of Independence, Battle of Lissa: The coastal defense ship exploded and sank in the Adriatic Sea off Lissa with the loss of 211 of her 230-man crew after the ironclad warship SMS Erzherzog Ferdinand Max (Austrian Empire Imperial Austrian Navy) rammed her, dismasting her and setting her afire.
Re d'Italia Flag of Italy (1861-1946) crowned.svg Regia Marina Third Italian War of Independence, Battle of Lissa: The ironclad warship capsized and sank in the Adriatic Sea off Lissa with the loss of 400 of her 566-man crew after the ironclad warship SMS Erzherzog Ferdinand Max (Austrian Empire Imperial Austrian Navy) rammed her.

23 July[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 23 July 1866
Ship Country Description
George United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland New Zealand The schooner foundered near Waiheke Island whilst en route from Thames to Auckland. All hands were lost with the ship.[21]

Unknown date[edit]

List of shipwrecks: Unknown date July 1866
Ship Country Description
Caroline United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland New Zealand The ketch sailed from Okarito sometime in July, and was not seen again. There were four men on board.[19]
Sea Serpent United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland New Zealand The schooner sailed from Chatham Island for Wellington during July, and was not seen again. There were six on board.[21]

August[edit]

6 August[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 6 August 1866
Ship Country Description
Affondatore Flag of Italy (1861-1946) crowned.svg Regia Marina The ironclad warship sank in a storm while in port at Ancona, Italy. She was refloated, repaired, and returned to service.[2]

September[edit]

2 September[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 2 September 1866
Ship Country Description
Rio de Janeiro  Brazilian Navy
1869 illustration of Rio de Janeiro sinking.
Paraguayan War, Battle of Curuzú: The ironclad warship sank immediately with the loss of 53 lives after striking a mine in the Apa River.

5 September[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 5 September 1866
Ship Country Description
General Sherman  United States After several days under attack by Korean forces while stranded on Yanggak island in the Taedong River across from Pyongyang, Korea, the sidewheel paddle steamer was set ablaze by Korean fireboats. Those of her crew who survived to reach shore were massacred by the Koreans.[2]

10 September[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 10 September 1866
Ship Country Description
Chasseur  France The brig was wrecked on the Greengrounds, in the Bristol Channel. Her crew were rescued by the tug Tweed ( United Kingdom). Chasseur was on a voyage from Swansea, Glamorgan, United Kingdom to Barcelona, Spain.[2]

12 September[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 12 September 1866
Ship Country Description
Culgoa United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland New Zealand The barque went aground on a bar in Hokianga Harbour.[22]

15 September[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 15 September 1866
Ship Country Description
Three Sisters United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland New Zealand The schooner was en route from Dunedin to Greymouth when she was caught in a gale. The captain attempted to put her into Nelson Harbour for safety, but she hit Arrow Rock and foundered.[23]

18 September[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 18 September 1866
Ship Country Description
Emilie  United Kingdom The schooner sank in five minutes after hitting the Seven Stones reef, between the Isles of Scilly and Cornwall, England, in fog while bound from Poole for Runcorn, England. Her crew of five survived.[10]

21 September[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 21 September 1866
Ship Country Description
Thane unknown The steamer was wrecked when she stranded on the bar at the mouth of New Zealand's Grey River while leaving Greymouth for Sydney with a load of coal.[23]

24 September[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 24 September 1866
Ship Country Description
Sheridan  United States The screw steamer was lost through stranding.

October[edit]

2 October[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 2 October 1866
Ship Country Description
James Daly United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland New Zealand The schooner was wrecked at Waikawa in the Catlins with the loss of all her crew.[23]

31 October[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 31 October 1866
Ship Country Description
Juno United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland Tasmania The barque, laden with 466 tons of coal, was wrecked on Farewell Spit, New Zealand. All hands were saved but the cargo was lost.[24]

Unknown date[edit]

List of shipwrecks: Unknown date October 1866
Ship Country Description
Sylph United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland New Zealand The schooner left Kaipara Harbour for Auckland on 10 October. Wreckage from the ship was washed up near Ahipara eight days later. All hands were lost.[23]

November[edit]

3 November[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 3 November 1866
Ship Country Description
Lizzie Scott United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland New Zealand The barque was wrecked on a reef near Chatham Island while en route from [{Wellington]] to Callao. The crew were rescued by the New Zealand government steamship St Kilda.[25]

12 November[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 12 November 1866
Ship Country Description
Tambo United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland New Zealand The schooner was lost after becoming stuck on a bar at the mouth of the Hokitika River. After failed attempts to free her, the crew abandoned ship. Shortly after this, part of the sandbar collapsed, and the unmanned ship was carried into the surf where she foundered.[26]

29 November[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 29 November 1866
Ship Country Description
Adolphus United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland New South Wales The brigantine was wrecked without loss of life on rocks west of Pier Head at the harbour at Wollongong, New South Wales, Australia.[10]

December[edit]

5 December[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 5 December 1866
Ship Country Description
Wallace United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland New Zealand The schooner was lost after it struck a reef of Chaslands Mistake in the Catlins. The crew were rescued by the schooner Edward and Christopher, laden with 466 tons of coal, was wrecked on Farewell Spit, New Zealand. All hands were saved but the cargo was lost.[26]

8 December[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 8 December 1866
Ship Country Description
Ellen United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland New Zealand The cutter, heavy with a cargo of flour bound for Hokitika became stranded on the bar at Sumner, New Zealand, and broke up. All hands were saved.[26]

16 December[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 16 December 1866
Ship Country Description
Eliza United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland South Australia The ship was wrecked at Port Fairy, Victoria.[9]

20 December[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 20 December 1866
Ship Country Description
Clarendon United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland New Zealand The 16-ton schooner was wrecked when it ran into an unexpected gale at Moeraki while en route from Port Chalmers to Oamaru. She was driven on shore and was inundated by the surf.[27]
Volunteer United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland New Zealand The cutter was wrecked on the bar at the mouth of the Fox River, with the loss of one life.[26]

24 December[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 24 December 1866
Ship Country Description
Pioneer United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland New Zealand The steamer was wrecked at the Manukau Heads when she parted her moorings during a heavy swell.[28]

25 December[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 25 December 1866
Ship Country Description
Cambodia unknown The 811-ton barque was wrecked on the bar at the mouth of New Zealand's Manukau Harbour. She was en route from Bombay to Howland Island and was attempting to put into the harbour for provisions, but the captain mistook a smaller channel for the main entrance channel.[28]

27 December[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 27 December 1866
Ship Country Description
Prince Consort United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland New Zealand The 35-ton schooner was wrecked at Timaru. She was hit broadside by a heavy sea which shifted her ballast causing her to heel over.[29]

Unknown date[edit]

List of shipwrecks: Unknown date December 1866
Ship Country Description
Eclipse United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland New Zealand The schooner was wrecked at the mouth of the Buller River in early December.[29]
Isabella United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland New Zealand The schooner went ashore on rocks at the mouth of the Fox River, severely holing her hull.[26]

Unknown date[edit]

List of shipwrecks: Unknown date 1866
Ship Country Description
Eliza Simpson United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland New Zealand The 53-ton schooner left Port Chalmers on 22 June and was not seen again.[16]
General McNeil Unknown The sternwheel paddle steamer struck a snag and sank in the Missouri River at Howards Bend near St. Louis, Missouri, sometime during the 1860s.[30]
Kate United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland New Zealand The ketch was wrecked at Okarito in late April or early May.[14]
Lady Franklin United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland New Zealand The 40-ton schooner left Port Chalmers on 22 June and was not seen again.[16]
Oamaru United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland New Zealand The 25-ton schooner left Port Chalmers in June and was not seen again.[16]
Sarah United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland Victoria (Australia) The schooner was wrecked to the north of the mouth of the Rangitikei River during a heavy gale early in the year. All hands were saved.[6]
Victoria  United States The 487-ton sidewheel paddle steamer was lost in 1866.[31]

References[edit]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e Ingram & Wheatley, p. 125.
  2. ^ a b c d e f g Tovey, Ron. "A Chronology of Bristol Channel Shipwrecks" (PDF). Swansea Docks. Archived from the original (PDF) on 22 December 2014. Retrieved 19 December 2014.
  3. ^ "Historical List of Shipwrecks at Chesil Beach & from Bridport to Lyme Regis". Burton Bradstock Online. Retrieved 27 December 2014.
  4. ^ cite web |url=http://www.wrecksite.eu/wreck.aspx?213318 |title=Dinanais (+1866) |publisher=wrecksite.eu
  5. ^ "Den Tod vor Augen: Die unglückliche Reise der Bremer Bark LIBELLE in den Jahren 1864 bis 1866", Bernd Drechsler, Thomas Begerow, Peter Michael Pawlik, Hauschild Verlag, Bremen, 2007
  6. ^ a b c d e f Ingram & Wheatley, p. 126.
  7. ^ Ingram & Wheatley, pp. 125–126.
  8. ^ "CARDIGAN & DISTRICT SHIPWRECKS AND LIFEBOAT SERVICE". Glen Johnson. Retrieved 1 February 2015.
  9. ^ a b "Major Vessels Built at the Tasmanian Government Dockyards" (PDF). Keyportarthur. Retrieved 3 December 2017.
  10. ^ a b c d Larn, Richard (1992). The Shipwrecks of the Isles of Scilly. Nairn: Thomas & Lochar. ISBN 0-946537-84-4.
  11. ^ a b c d e f Ingram & Wheatley, p. 128.
  12. ^ Chesneau, Roger, and Eugene M. Kolesnik, Conway′s All the World′s Fighting Ships, 1860-1905, New York: Mayflower Books, 1979, ISBN 0-8317-0302-4, p. 320.].
  13. ^ Ingram & Wheatley, pp. 126–127. The text of Ingram & Wheatley is confusing as to the actual location of the wreck, seeming to say that it was off the coast of Ninety Mile Beach, Banks Peninsula, and South Otago.
  14. ^ a b c Ingram & Wheatley, p. 127.
  15. ^ Ingram & Wheatley, pp. 130–135.
  16. ^ a b c d e f g Ingram & Wheatley, p. 129.
  17. ^ "The Cape Mail." Times [London, England 16 Aug. 1866: 9. The Times Digital Archive. Web. 8 Oct. 2018.]
  18. ^ Ingram & Wheatley, pp. 129–130.
  19. ^ a b c Ingram & Wheatley, p. 130.
  20. ^ a b Ingram & Wheatley, p. 135.
  21. ^ a b c Ingram & Wheatley, p. 136.
  22. ^ Ingram & Wheatley, pp. 136–137.
  23. ^ a b c d Ingram & Wheatley, p. 137.
  24. ^ Ingram & Wheatley, p. 138.
  25. ^ Ingram & Wheatley, pp. 138–139.
  26. ^ a b c d e Ingram & Wheatley, p. 139.
  27. ^ Ingram & Wheatley, pp. 139–140.
  28. ^ a b Ingram & Wheatley, p. 140.
  29. ^ a b Ingram & Wheatley, p. 141.
  30. ^ Gaines, p. 106.
  31. ^ Naval History and Heritage Command: Confederate Ships: Victoria

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