List of shipwrecks in 1902
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The list of shipwrecks in 1902 includes ships sunk, foundered, grounded, or otherwise lost during 1902.
|Glenbervie||United Kingdom||The barque was wrecked at Lowland Point near Coverack, Cornwall, laden with 600 barrels of whisky, 400 barrels of brandy and barrels of rum. The 16 crewmen were saved by lifeboat.|
|Perseverance||Belgium||The steamer collided with Andreas in the River Usk, Monmouthshire, United Kingdom and was severely damaged. Later repaired and returned to service.|
|Liverpool||United Kingdom||The iron-hulled four-masted sailing ship was on route from Antwerp to San Francisco with general cargo when she sailed slowly onto the rocks at Hommeaux Florains, on the northeastern tip of Alderney in the Channel Islands in fog. There was no loss of life.|
|Waesland||United States||The steamer collided with the steamer Harmonides ( United Kingdom) off Anglesey, United Kingdom and sank with the loss of two passengers.|
|Welcome||United States||The sternwheel passenger paddle steamer ran aground on the north flats of the Coquille River in Oregon during a squall. She was refloated undamaged that night and returned to service.|
|John Ewin||United Kingdom||The schooner got into difficulties in the Teifi Estuary. Her crew were taken off by Lizzie & Charles Leigh Clare ( Royal National Lifeboat Institution). She was subsequently wrecked.|
|Legia||Belgium||The steamer collided with the steamer Julia (flag unknown) off the Newarp Lightvessel ( United Kingdom) and sank.|
|Camorta||United Kingdom||The passenger ship sank in the Irrawaddy Delta with the loss of all 737 passengers and crew.|
|Stanleyville||Belgium||The steamer was wrecked off Takoradi, Gold Coast.|
|HMS Recruit||Royal Navy||The Brazen-class destroyer struck rocks half a mile north of Cape Cornwall. Refloated and towed to Penzance by tugs.|
|Ryvingen||Norway||The full-rigged ship was driven ashore and wrecked in Table Bay. Her crew were rescued by lifeboat. She was on a voyage from Ardrossan, Ayrshire, United Kingdom to Cape Town.|
|Thomas Wilson||United States||whaleback cargo ship sank in the harbor at Duluth, Minnesota, after a collision with the steamer George Hadley ( United States). Nine crew were killed.|
|Advance||Australia||Botany Bay, New South Wales, Australia.|
|Gustav Adolph||Norway||The barque ran onto rocks near Port Elizabeth, South Africa, just west of the Palmiet River and was wrecked.|
|Wordsworth||Belgium||The ship was wrecked off Assu Torre, Bahia, Brazil.|
|Yoshina Maru||Japan||The steamer caught fire in the Van Diemen Strait and was abandoned. She then drifted ashore at Kagoshima, Japan.|
|Elingamite||Australia||The passenger ship sank near the Three Kings Islands, New Zealand, with the loss of 45 passengers and crew.|
|Greenock||UK||The steamer collided with the steamer Ape (flag unknown) near Gourock Bay and Cloch Point in the River Clyde. One man missing.|
|Frank A. Palmer||United States||The four-masted schooner collided with the schooner Louise B. Crary ( United States) in the Atlantic Ocean off Gloucester, Massachusetts, during a gale and sank with the loss of 11 of the 21 crew members aboard the two ships.|
|Louise B. Crary||United States||The five-masted schooner collided with the schooner Frank A. Palmer ( United States) in the Atlantic Ocean off Gloucester, Massachusetts, during a gale and sank with the loss of 11 of the 21 crew members aboard the two ships.|
|Broughton||United Kingdom||The full-rigged ship was wrecked whilst on a voyage from Hamburg, Germany to the Clyde.|
|George Rennie||Australia||paddle steamer was scutlled to form a breakwater at Picnic Bay, Queensland, Australia.|
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- Clyde Shipwrecks page 31 by Peter Moir
- "Broughton". The Yard. Retrieved 18 February 2017.
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