List of shipwrecks in 1906
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The list of shipwrecks in 1906 includes all ships sunk, foundered, grounded, or otherwise lost during 1906.
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- 5 July
- 6 August
- 7 September
- 8 October
- 9 November
- 10 December
- 11 References
- 12 See also
- Valencia ( United States): Ran aground off Pachena Point, British Columbia with the loss of at least 136 lives.
- Stainburn ( UKGBI) : 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.
- Training ship Comte de Smet de Meyer ( Belgium): Foundered in the Bay of Biscay ( ) on her second voyage with the loss of 33 crew.
- HMS Montagu ( Royal Navy): Ran aground on Lundy Island and wrecked. Salvage abandoned in 1907 and scrapped in situ.
- Angola ( UKGBI) : 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.
- Socoa ( France): She was stranded off Kildonan Point, Lizard 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.
- Primrose ( UKGBI) on a journey from her home port of Garston with coal, hit the Low Lee rocks, Mount's Bay in thick fog one mile from her destination, Newlyn.
- Dix ( United States): Sank after a collision with steam-powered schooner Jeannie ( United States). Over 45 lives lost.
- Prinzessin Victoria Luise ( German Empire): Ran aground off Kingston, Jamaica, declared a constructive total loss.
- Cap Juby ( Belgium): Sank after collision with Arlington ( UKGBI) in the English Channel 15 nautical miles (28 km) off Dungeness.
- "Belgian Merchant H-O". Belgische Koopvaardij. Retrieved 31 October 2010.
- Carter, Clive (1998). The Port of Penzance. Lydney: Black Dwarf Publications. ISBN 0-9533028-0-6.
- "100 years ago". The Cornishman. 2 March 2006.
- "Belgian Merchant A-G". Belgische Koopvaardij. Retrieved 1 October 2010.
- Lettens, Jan; Allen, Tony (23 December 2013). "SS Angola (+1906)". Wreck Site.
- "Timeline; merchant and navy ship events 1900-1913". Retrieved 2011-11-16.
- Larn, R; Larn, B (1991). Shipwrecks around Mounts Bay. Penryn: Tor Mark Press.[page needed]
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