List of shipwrecks in 1899
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The list of shipwrecks in 1899 includes ships sunk, foundered, grounded, or otherwise lost during 1899.
|Forest Hall||United Kingdom||The barque got in trouble off Porlock, Somerset, England. The Lynmouth Lifeboat Station answered her distress call by taking the lifeboat Louisa ( Royal National Lifeboat Institution), pulled by horses and people, overland for 15 miles (24 km) to go to her rescue, climbing 1,423 feet (434 m) during the journey.|
|Voorwaarts||Italy||The steamship was wrecked at Morwenstow, Cornwall, United Kingdom.|
|Mary Hannah||United Kingdom||A Penzance schooner on passage from Cardiff to Plymouth with a cargo of coal. Disabled after the main boom was damaged in a huge sea and gale off the Lizard, she headed for Newlyn but was unable to enter the harbour and ran ashore at Tolcarne. All four crew were rescued by breeches-buoy.|
|Labrador||United Kingdom||The passenger ship was wrecked on Skerryvore. All on board survived. She was on a voyage from St. John, New Brunswick, Canada to Liverpool, Lancashire.|
|Castilian||United Kingdom||The cargo liner ran aground on the Gannet Dry Ledge and was wrecked. All on board were rescued. She was on the return leg of her maiden voyage, from Portland, Maine, United States to Liverpool, Lancashire.|
|Science||United Kingdom||The steamer collided with the steamer Daybreak ( United Kingdom) north of Cape St Vincent, Portugal and sank.|
|Stella||United Kingdom||The passenger ferry sank off the Casquets, Channel Islands with the loss of 78 lives.|
|Loch Sloy||United Kingdom||The three-masted barque sank off Kangaroo Island, South Australia.|
|City of Paris||United States||The ocean liner was grounded at Lowland Point near Coverack, Cornwall, United Kingdom. The Falmouth and Porthoustock lifeboats helped transfer her passengers to tugs. The ship was successfully salved after seven weeks of work.|
|Lindus||New South Wales||The coastal cargo ship was wrecked during a storm on the wreck of the coastal cargo ship Colonist ( New South Wales) near Oyster Bank, Newcastle, New South Wales , Australia, at position Coordinates: .|
|R. G. Stewart||United States||The packet steamer burned and sank in Lake Superior off Michigan Island in Chequamegon Bay, Lake Superior, with the loss of one life. The other 11 people on board survived, as did the ship′s cargo of cattle, which were pushed overboard and swam to shore.|
|Three Sisters||United Kingdom||The ketch sank in the Bristol Channel after colliding with the steamship Tweed with the loss of two of her three crew. She was on a voyage from Port Talbot, Glamorgan to Llangrannog, Cardiganshire.|
|City of York||United Kingdom||The three-masted barque sank off Rottnest Island, Western Australia.|
|Nunobiki Maru||Japan||The steamer foundered off Formosa (now Taiwan) in a typhoon.|
|Oakland||New South Wales||The passenger-cargo ship ran aground at the Richmond River on the coast of New South Wales, Australia. She was refloated, repaired, and returned to service.|
|Benjamin C. Cromwell||United States||The schooner was beached and wrecked at Dog Island, Florida, during a hurricane.|
|James A. Garfield||United States||bark was beached at Dog Island, Florida, during a hurricane. She was intact, but salvaging her was deemed impossible.|
|Duraes||Norway||The steamer foundered off Elba, Italy.|
|Scotsman||United Kingdom||The passenger ship was wrecked in the Strait of Belle Isle with the loss of thirteen lives.|
|Llandaff||United Kingdom||The Welsh collier was wrecked at Bude, Cornwall, England.|
|Belgique||Belgium||Formerly called Mount Hebron, the ship foundered 6 nautical miles (11 km) northwest of the Casquets|
|Duisberg||Norway||The barque ran aground at Oxwich Point, Glamorgan, United Kingdom and was wrecked. Her crew survived. She was on a voyage from Parrsboro, Nova Scotia, Canada to The Mumbles, Glamorgan.|
|Ida||Spain||The steamer was wrecked.|
|Bay State||United Kingdom||The cargo ship was wrecked near Cape Ballard, Newfoundland.|
|Frank A. Palmer||United States||The four-masted schooner grounded near Tathem's life-saving station in New Jersey. She was refloated on 23 July and returned to service.|
|Merrimac||United Kingdom||The cargo ship foundered with the loss of all 36 crew whilst on a voyage from Quebec City, Canada to Belfast, County Antrim.|
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- "Castilian - 1899". Maritime Museum of the Atlantic. Retrieved 19 January 2015.
- "Belgian Merchant H-O" (PDF). Belgische Koopvaardij. Retrieved 31 October 2010.
- "SS Stella (1899)". www.wrecksite.eu. Retrieved 26 Aug 2015.
- "SS Stella Disaster". akesimpkin.org. Retrieved 27 Aug 2015.
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- "Mail & Shipping Intelligence". The Times (35937). London. 18 September 1899. col D, p. 4.
- "Scotsman". The Yard. Retrieved 19 February 2017.
- "Typo". Thunder Bay National Marine Sanctuary. NOAA.
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- "Bay State". The Yard. Retrieved 21 February 2017.
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