List of shipwrecks in 1906
The list of shipwrecks in 1906 includes ships sunk, foundered, grounded, or otherwise lost during 1906.
|Aquidabã||Marinha do Brasil||The battleship sank after an explosion in her magazines with the loss of 212 lives.|
|Valencia||United States||Pachena Point, British Columbia, Canada, with the loss of at least 136 lives.|
|Regulator||United States||paddle steamer was destroyed by an explosion and fire while undergoing an overhaul on the ways at St. Johns, Oregon. Two crew members were killed.|
|Agnes||Australia||The launch sank after a collision in Sydney Harbour.|
|L'Avenir||Belgium||The steamer was wrecked 2 nautical miles (3.7 km) south of Flamborough Head, England.|
|Stainburn||United Kingdom||The Workington collier almost wrecked on the Runnelstone, off Gwennap Head, Cornwall and caught fire. Managed to make her way to Penzance where she was repaired.|
|Buller||United Kingdom||St Ives pilot boat, with seven pilots on board, capsized, in St Ives Bay, Cornwall when she was hit by a schooner, throwing all her occupants into the water. No fatalities.|
|Ocean Queen||United Kingdom||The steamer was wrecked on the south coast of Guernsey during a voyage from London to Jersey carrying cement and general argo.|
|xxxx||Norway||The ship foundered off Cardigan Island, Cardiganshire, United Kingdom. Her crew were rescued by Lizzie & Charles Leigh Clare ( Royal National Lifeboat Institution). -->|
|Olympian||United States||The sidewheel paddle steamer was wrecked at Possession Bay, Chile, while under tow by the steamer Zealandia (flag unknown).|
|Athen||Germany||The cargo ship was wrecked at Portland Bill, United Kingdom.|
|SMS Albatross||Kaiserliche Marine||The collier foundered in a storm.|
|Courier II||United Kingdom||The steamer struck Les Anons, a rock south of Jethou. There were 29 survivors and 10 deaths. The ship was salvaged on 1 August 1906 and returned to service after repairs.|
|Comte de Smet de Meyer||Belgium||The training ship foundered in the Bay of Biscay ( ) on her second voyage with the loss of 33 crew.|
|Leros||Germany||The steamer was en route from Newcastle to Lisbon with a cargo of Singer sewing machines when she ran aground in thick fog on Tasse de la Frette Rocks, NW Burhou near Alderney Channel Islands.|
|HMS Montagu||Royal Navy|
|Etolia||United Kingdom||The cargo ship was wrecked off Cape Sable Island, Nova Scotia Canada. Her crew survived.|
|Angola||United Kingdom||The Elder Dempster 1,811 grt steamship was on a voyage from Vera Cruz to Montreal when she ran aground and was wrecked when 6 nautical miles (11 km) East of Louisburg, Nova Scotia.|
|Maggie Schultz||Belgium||The steamer foundered 80 nautical miles (150 km) off Bilbao, Spain.|
|Marjorie J. Sumner||Canada||The schooner capsized at Eatonville, Nova Scotia during unloading. Subsequently salvage, repaired and returned to service.|
The three-masted full-rigged sailing ship was stranded off Kildonan Point, Lizard Point, in dense fog. She was re-floated after jettisoning 50,000 barrels of cement and beached in Cadgwith Cove. She was later towed round to Falmouth and repaired.
|Sirio||Italy||Cape Palos, Cartagena, Spain, with the loss of at least 150 – and perhaps as many as 400 – lives. The steamer Marie Louise ( France) and the merchant ships Joven Migeul and Vicente Llicano (both flag unknown) were among ships rescuing survivors.|
|Forth||United Kingdom||The steamer ran aground in thick fog and was wrecked on Long Pierre Rock off Herm, Channel Islands, whilst on passage from Middlesbrough to St. Malo.|
|Primrose||United Kingdom||On a journey from her home port of Garston with a cargo of coal, the steamer hit the Low Lee rocks, Mount's Bay in thick fog one mile from her destination, Newlyn.|
|Princess||Canada||The steamboat foundered off George Island in Lake Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada.|
|USAT Sheridan||United States Army||The passenger ship ran aground on Barber's Point, Hawaii. Refloated on 2 October 1923, subsequently scrapped.|
|Cingalese||Norway||The full-rigged ship was dismasted and abandoned in the Indian Ocean. She was on a voyage from Zanzibar to Hamburg, Germany. Cingalese was later towed in to East London, South Africa, where she was scrapped in 1907.|
|Oregon||United States||The coastal passenger/cargo ship was wrecked on the coast at Cape Hinchinbrook, Alaska, without loss of life. A small party took a lifeboat to Valdez, Alaska, to seek help; the remaining 110 people stranded aboard the wreck were rescued by the cutter USRC Columbine ( United States Revenue Cutter Service).|
|HMS Phoenix||Royal Navy||Phoenix-class steel screw sloop foundered alongside a coaling pier in Hong Kong during a typhoon.|
|Columbian||Canada||The sternwheel paddle steamer was destroyed by an explosion and fire on the Yukon River at Eagle Rock in the Yukon Territory in Canada, killing six members of the 25-man crew.|
|Peter Iredale||United Kingdom|
|Dix||United States||The steamboat sank after a collision with the steam-powered schooner Jeannie ( United States). Over 45 lives lost.|
|Montobello||France||The barque ran aground in South Australia on the south coast of Kangaroo Island near the mouth of the Stun Sail Boom River, whilst on passage from Hobart to Port Pirie.|
|Lurline||United States||The paddle steamer was rammed and sunk at Rainier, Oregon, by the steam schooner Cascade. She was refloated, repaired, and returned to service.|
|Alsternix||Germany||The barque departed from Callao, Peru for Melbourne, Australia. No further trace, presumed foundered in the Pacific Ocean with the loss of all hands.|
|Little Malta||United Kingdom||The steam trawler sank in the Teifi Estuary.|
|Monarch||United States||freighter strayed off course and was wrecked when she ran into the palisade area on the north side of Blake Point on Isle Royale in Lake Superior at full speed at night with the loss of one life. All other passengers and crew evacuated safely onto Isle Royale, where they camped for four days until rescued on 10 December 1906. During the night of 11–12 December 1906, the wreck broke into two pieces, leaving only the bow section visible.|
|Prinzessin Victoria Luise||Germany||The passenger ship ran aground off Kingston, Jamaica, and was declared a constructive total loss.|
|Cap Juby||Belgium||The steamer sank after colliding with the steamer Arlington ( United Kingdom) in the English Channel 15 nautical miles (28 km) off Dungeness, Kent, United Kingdom.|
|Tilley||United Kingdom||The ketch sprang a leak in the Bristol Channel and was abandoned. Her three crew were rescued by Ragusa 2 ( United Kingdom).|
|Bergen||Norway||The lifeboat was lost during a rescue operation off Stave, Andøya, Norway.|
|Ina Mactavish||United Kingdom||The coaster sank. She was refloated, lengthened and repaired, and returned to service.|
|Polly||United States||The steam tug sank in the Yukon River.|
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|Ship events in 1906|