List of shipwrecks in 1906

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The list of shipwrecks in 1906 includes ships sunk, foundered, grounded, or otherwise lost during 1906.

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1906
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Sep Oct Nov Dec
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January[edit]

1 January[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 1 January 1906
Ship Country Description
N.E.T. Co. No. 61  United States The 197-gross register ton scow sank off Duck Island at the mouth of the Housatonic River on the coast of Connecticut. The only person on board survived.[1]

2 January[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 2 January 1906
Ship Country Description
Frank  United States The 31-gross register ton sidewheel paddle steamer filled with water and sank from unknown causes in the Mississippi River at O'Bryan's Landing or Brien's Landing (sources disagree) near Cairo, Illinois. All three people aboard survived, but she was a total loss.[2][3]
Genevieve  United States The steamer sank from an open seam in the Great Kanawha River at Charleston, West Virginia. Raised and recaulked.[4]
Jennie Wand  United States The 171-gross register ton schooner was stranded on the coast of the Baja California Peninsula near La Paz, Mexico. All six people on board survived.[5]

4 January[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 4 January 1906
Ship Country Description
Ariosa  United States The 140-gross register ton screw steam tug grounded on Romer Shoal, New York, and sank in dense fog. All nine people on board survived.[2][6]

5 January[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 5 January 1907
Ship Country Description
Webbers Falls  United States The 26-gross register ton sidewheel paddle steamer sank in the Arkansas River at Webbers Falls, Oklahoma. Both people on board survived.[7]

6 January[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 6 January 1906
Ship Country Description
Eva Belle Cain  United States The tow steamer was sunk in a gale off Salem, New Jersey. Later raised.[8]

8 January[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 8 January 1906
Ship Country Description
James E. Stansbury  United States The 51-gross register ton schooner was stranded at Cedar Point, Maryland. All eight people on board survived.[5]
Samuel L. Russell  United States The 179-gross register ton schooner sank in the Chesapeake Bay with the loss of all five people on board.[9]
Scioto  United States The 84-gross register ton sternwheel paddle steamer either struck a coal flat or collided with an unnamed car float (sources disagree) on the Mississippi River at Vicksburg, Mississippi, and sank in eight feet (2.4 m) of water. All six people on board survived.[10][11]

10 January[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 10 January 1906
Ship Country Description
Nicholas Thayer  United States The 584-gross register ton bark departed Seattle, Washington, bound for Seward, Territory of Alaska, with 10 people on board and was never heard from again.[12]
Roberta  United States The steamer was wrecked when she struck a wooden projection of a bridge at Grand Ecore, Louisiana, and sank 500 yards (460 m) below the bridge. A deck hand and a chambermaid were killed.[13]

11 January[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 11 January 1906
Ship Country Description
Cascade  United States The steamer grounded and sank in the Ohio River below the Pittsburg Union Bridge, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Raised, repaired and returned to service.[14]
Richard K. Fox  United States The 47-gross register ton schooner was stranded on the coast of Mexico in the Bay of Campeche. All four people on board survived.[9]
W. H. Kruger  United States The 469-gross register ton screw steamer sank off Point Arena, California. All 16 people on board survived.[10]

12 January[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 12 January 1906
Ship Country Description
Itata  United Kingdom
Itata

The barque was destroyed by fire at Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia. She later was scuttled in Saltpan Creek, Middle Harbour, Sydney, Australia.

W. H. Kruger  United States The steamer either foundered at sea off Navarro, California or ran aground and was wrecked near Greenwood, California on 11 or 12 January.[15][16]

13 January[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 13 January 1906
Ship Country Description
Robert H. Stevenson  United States The 1,290-gross register ton schooner was stranded on Diamond Shoals on the coast of North Carolina with the loss of all 12 people on board.[9]

14 January[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 14 January 1906
Ship Country Description
Boringuen  United States The 15-gross register ton schooner was stranded at Yabucoa, Puerto Rico. All three people on board survived.[17]
Hattie  United States The 66-gross register ton steam screw ferry burned at dock at Courtwright, Ontario. All four people on board survived, but she was a total loss.[2][18]

17 January[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 17 January 1906
Ship Country Description
Atalanta  United States The 370-gross register ton brig was stranded on Seal Island in Penobscot Bay off the coast of Maine. All seven people on board survived.[17]

18 January[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 18 January 1906
Ship Country Description
Andrew Axton  United States The 99-gross register ton sternwheel paddle steamer caught fire in the Monongahela River and was beached at Duquesne, Pennsylvania, where she burned out and became a total loss. All 13 people on board survived.[2][19]

19 January[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 19 January 1906
Ship Country Description
Horace G. Morse  United States The 437-gross register ton schooner was stranded on Bliss Island in New Brunswick, with the loss of two lives. There were five survivors.[20]
Vienna  United States The steamer struck an obstruction in the Tombigbee River at 10 Mile Shoal and sank.[21]

20 January[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 20 January 1906
Ship Country Description
Zeta No. 2  United States The 17-gross register ton motor yacht was stranded in St. Augustine Inlet on the coast of Florida. Both people on board survived.[22]

21 January[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 21 January 1906
Ship Country Description
Aquidabã  Brazilian Navy The Aquidabã-class battleship sank while anchored off Jacarepaguá, Brazil, after her ammunition magazines exploded. The explosion and sinking killed 212 people. Of her 98 survivors, 36 were injured.
Trojan  United States The 2,632-gross register ton steel-hulled screw steamer sank after colliding in thick fog with the screw steamer Nacoochie ( United States) near the Vineyard Sound Lightship off Vineyard Haven, Massachusetts. Nacoochie rescued all 25 members of her crew.[10][23]

22 January[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 22 January 1906
Ship Country Description
Gypsum King  United States The 562-gross register ton iron-hulled screw steamer was wrecked in thick fog on Muir Ledges or St. Marys Reef (sources disagree) near Grand Manan, New Brunswick. All 17 people on board survived, but she was a total loss.[2][24]
Rees Lee  United States The 463-gross register ton sternwheel paddle steamer struck a submerged object in the Mississippi River at Burns Landing near Tiptonville, Tennessee, and sank. All 28 people on board survived, but she was a total loss.[10][25]
Valencia  United States
SS Valencia
With 164 people on board, the 1,598-gross register ton screw passenger steamer was wrecked off Pachena Point, Vancouver Island, British Columbia, in thick weather and heavy seas with the loss of 136 lives – 42 crew and 92 passengers – according to one source and 126 lives according to another. The ship broke up about 36 hours later.[10][26][27]

23 January[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 23 January 1906
Ship Country Description
Helena  United States The 28-gross register ton sternwheel paddle steamer was destroyed by an explosion on the Amite River at Whitehall, Louisiana, killing all five people on board.[28]

24 January[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 24 January 1906
Ship Country Description
Regulator  United States
Regulator
The 508-gross register ton sternwheel paddle steamer was destroyed by an explosion and fire while undergoing an overhaul on the ways at St. Johns, Oregon.[10] One source says that all 20 people on board survived,[10] while another says that two crew members were killed.
Stephen Woolsey  United States The 32-gross register ton schooner was stranded at Montauk Point on the eastern end of Long Island, New York. All seven people on board survived.[9]

25 January[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 25 January 1906
Ship Country Description
L. Odin  United States The 19-gross register ton sloop was stranded at Jones Inlet, Long Island, New York. All three people on board survived.[5]
Mariechen  Germany Disabled and adrift since 25 December 1905, when a deadlight in her coal bunker had sprung open, leaving her without steam power during a voyage from Seattle, Washington, to Vladivostok in the Russian Empire with a crew of 50 and cargo of 5,000 tons of general merchandise on board, the 2,521-gross register ton, 289.6-foot (88.3 m) cargo steamer was wrecked during a snowstorm on a rock in False Bay (57°58′N 134°55′W / 57.967°N 134.917°W / 57.967; -134.917 (False Bay)) in Chatham Strait in the Alexander Archipelago in Southeast Alaska. She was later salvaged.[29]

26 January[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 26 January 1906
Ship Country Description
Lillian  United States The yacht caught fire at dock at South Portland, Maine and burned to the waterline and sank. Total loss.[30]
Willie  United States With no one on board, the 14-gross register ton sternwheel motor paddle vessel burned on the Ohio River at New Amsterdam, Indiana.[31]

27 January[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 27 January 1906
Ship Country Description
Agnes  Australia The launch sank after a collision in Sydney Harbour.

28 January[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 28 January 1906
Ship Country Description
Irene  United States The 491-gross register ton brig was abandoned at sea 25 nautical miles (46 km; 29 mi) southeast of Cape Lookout, North Carolina. All seven people on board survived.[5]

February[edit]

1 February[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 1 February 1906
Ship Country Description
Henry Harley  United States The steamer was pushed by wind during a gale into the bluff at Buffalo, Tennessee in the Cumberland River breaking a hole in her side causing her to sink in eight feet (2.4 m) of water. Raised and repaired.[32]
Laura  United States The tow steamer grounded on Burlington Island at low tide. When the tide came back in she listed to port and filled with water. Scheduled to be pumped out.[33]

2 February[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 2 February 1906
Ship Country Description
Yankee Maid  United States The 58-gross register ton schooner was stranded on Seal Island off the coast of Maine. The only person aboard survived.[2]

3 February[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 3 February 1906
Ship Country Description
Fortuna  United States With no one on board, the 10-gross register ton sloop-rigged yacht was stranded at Ipswich, Massachusetts.[5]

4 February[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 4 February 1906
Ship Country Description
James Sowders  United States The 13-gross register ton sternwheel motor paddle vessel was "cut down by ice" on the Ohio River at Leavenworth, Indiana. Both people on board survived.[28]

5 February[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 5 February 1906
Ship Country Description
Starke  United States The 209-gross register ton schooner was stranded on Chandeleur Island in the Chandeleur Islands on the coast of Louisiana. All six people on board survived.[9]

6 February[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 6 February 1906
Ship Country Description
Carey Bros.  United States The grain boat, under tow by New York Central No. 20 ( United States), suddenly sank in the North River off New York City.[34]
David  United States The 1,337-gross register ton steel-hulled steamer was stranded on San Andrés Island in Costa Rica. All 21 people on board survived.[2]

8 February[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 8 February 1906
Ship Country Description
Dalles City  United States The steamer struck a rock in the Columbia River at Curtis Landing, Washington, and was beached in a sinking condition.[35]
Thomas J. Owen  United States The 68-gross register ton schooner burned at Sayreville, New Jersey. All four people aboard survived.[9]

10 February[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 10 February 1906
Ship Country Description
Charleston  United States The 94-gross register ton sternwheel paddle steamer was stranded at Wolf Island Shute in Missouri. All 24 people on board survived.[2]

11 February[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 11 February 1906
Ship Country Description
Christal  United States The 8-gross register ton motor vessel burned at Monhegan Isle in Maine. The only person on board survived.[2]
Joseph Hay  United States The 188-gross register ton schooner was stranded in the Sow and Pigs Islands off Massachusetts. All five people on board survived.[5]

13 February[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 13 February 1906
Ship Country Description
Deer  United States The steamer went ashore in a gale four miles (6.4 km) south of Au Sable, Michigan.[36]
Easton  United States The covered barge was struck at dock at the foot of Twenty First Street, New York City, by the steamer Ganoga ( United States) after Ganoga's steering jammed in the East River. She was towed by Ganoga to Third Street, where she filled with water.[37]
Jennie Lockwood  United States The 433-gross register ton schooner was stranded on Pea Island on the Outer Banks of North Carolina. All six people on board survived.[5]
Mary E. Pierce  United States The 21-gross register ton screw steamer was wrecked four nautical miles (7.4 km; 4.6 mi) south of Au Sable, Michigan, when her wheel chains parted. Both people on board survived, but she was a total loss.[10][38]
Winifred A. Froan  United States The 858-gross register ton schooner was abandoned at sea off Cape Hatteras, North Carolina. All 14 people on board survived.[2]

15 February[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 15 February 1906
Ship Country Description
Blanche  United States The 48-gross register ton screw steamer burned at her dock at Hickman, Kentucky. All four people on board survived, but she was a total loss.[2][39]
Ira D. Sturgis  United States The 235-gross register ton schooner was stranded on the coast of Delaware near the Indian River. All five people on board survived.[5]
Maine  United States The laid-up 26-gross register ton sidewheel paddle steamer either was stranded or sank (sources disagree) in the Mississippi River at Albany, Illinois. All four people on board survived.[28][40]

19 February[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 19 February 1906
Ship Country Description
L'Avenir  Belgium The steamer was wrecked two nautical miles (3.7 km) south of Flamborough Head, England.[41]

20 February[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 20 February 1906
Ship Country Description
Rebecca B. Tennis  United States The 12-gross register ton sloop was stranded at Newport News, Virginia. The only person on board survived.[9]
Swan  United States The steamer sprung a leak and sank after being beached on a sandbar in the Savannah River 18 miles (29 km) west of Savannah, Georgia. Raised, repaired and returned to service.[42]

21 February[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 21 February 1906
Ship Country Description
Dom Pedro  United States The 193-gross register ton barge was lost when she struck a dock at New York City. The only person on board survived.[31]
Kernwood  United States The launch was damaged in a collision with Palm Beach ( United States) resulting in a 2 12-foot (0.76 m) tear in her hull. She was towed to a landing where she sank.[43]

22 February[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 22 February 1906
Ship Country Description
Lady Dora  United States The 14-gross register ton motor vessel sank in Galveston Bay on the coast of Texas. Both people on board survived.[10]

24 February[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 24 February 1906
Ship Country Description
Centennial  United States The 2,075-gross register ton, 324-foot (98.8 m) iron-hulled screw steamer departed Hakodate, Japan, bound for San Francisco, California, with a crew of 38 aboard and was never heard from again. The steamer Pennsylvania (flag unknown) sighted wreckage from Centennial in the North Pacific Ocean in late March 1906. In 1912, Russian explorers found Centennial frozen in the ice and abandoned in the Sea of Okhotsk off Sakhalin Island with no lifeboats aboard and no sign of her crew.[2][44]

25 February[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 25 February 1906
Ship Country Description
Mary V. Duncan  United States The 56-gross register ton schooner was lost when she collided with the schooner William and James ( United States) in the Chesapeake Bay. All four people on board survived.[45]

26 February[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 26 February 1906
Ship Country Description
John Howard  United States The 32-gross register ton schooner burned at Portsmouth, Virginia. Both people on board survived.[5]

27 February[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 27 February 1906
Ship Country Description
Jesse W. Starr  United States The 307-gross register ton schooner was abandoned in the North Atlantic Ocean off Virginia at 37°37′N 074°36′W / 37.617°N 74.600°W / 37.617; -74.600 (Jesse W. Starr). All six people on board perished.[5]

28 February[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 28 February 1906
Ship Country Description
Number Eleven  United States The 953-gross register ton schooner barge foundered in heavy seas in a gale off the coast of Maryland 10 nautical miles (19 km; 12 mi) east-southeast of the Fenwick Island Lightship with the loss of all five people on board. The crew of her tow steamer saw four of her crewmen abandon ship in a lifeboat, but they were never seen again.[9][46]
Gus Shammel  United States The 42-gross register ton screw steamer burned in Choctawhatchee Bay, Florida. All three people on board survived.[2]

Unknown date[edit]

List of shipwrecks: Unknown date 1906
Ship Country Description
Buller  United Kingdom The St Ives pilot boat, with seven pilots on board, capsized, in St Ives Bay, Cornwall, when a schooner hit her, throwing all her occupants into the water. There were no fatalities.[47]
Stainburn  United Kingdom The Workington collier almost wrecked on the Runnelstone, off Gwennap Head, Cornwall, and caught fire. She managed to make her way to Penzance where she was repaired.[48]

March[edit]

1 March[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 1 March 1906
Ship Country Description
John R. Bergen  United States The 647-gross register ton schooner was abandoned in the North Atlantic Ocean at 36°12′N 072°30′W / 36.200°N 72.500°W / 36.200; -72.500 (John R. Bergen). All seven people on board survived.[5]
Willard  United States The tug sank off Rockport, Massachusetts. Three of five crewmen died.[49]

2 March[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 2 March 1906
Ship Country Description
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 cargo.[50][51]

3 March[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 3 March 1906
Ship Country Description
Lizzie Chadwick  United States The 472-gross register ton schooner was abandoned off Cape Hatteras, North Carolina. All six people on board survived.[5]
Myndert Starin  United States With no one on board, the 203-gross register ton barge sank at Weehawken, New Jersey.[31]
Navahoe  United States The steamer grounded on Middle Bar inside the bar at Cape Fear in a gale with heavy rain. Refloated on 9 March after removal of cargo.[52]

4 March[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 4 March 1906
Ship Country Description
Mary Manning  United States The 1,233-gross register ton schooner was abandoned in the North Atlantic Ocean at 39°00′N 68°00′W / 39.000°N 68.000°W / 39.000; -68.000 (Mary Manning). All eight people aboard survived.[9]

5 March[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 5 March 1906
Ship Country Description
John S. Deering  United States The 478-gross register ton schooner was abandoned at sea in the North Atlantic Ocean east of Virginia at 37°05′N 071°50′W / 37.083°N 71.833°W / 37.083; -71.833 (John S. Deering). All seven people on board survived.[5]

6 March[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 6 March 1906
Ship Country Description
Hamilton Fish  United States The 1,616-gross register ton schooner barge or scow barge sank in the North Atlantic Ocean off Barnegat, New Jersey. All three people on board survived.[5]
Mokihana  United States The 15-gross register ton schooner was stranded at "Kahnlula," Maui, Territory of Hawaii. All three people aboard survived.[9][53]

9 March[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 9 March 1906
Ship Country Description
Jack Osborn  United States The 125-gross register ton sternwheel paddle steamer burned overnight at dock at New Orleans, Louisiana. All 15 people on board survived, but she was a total loss.[10][54]

10 March[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 10 March 1906
Ship Country Description
Tom Lysle  United States The tow steamer sprang a leak, rolled over on her side, and sank in the Monongahela River at Braddock, Pennsylvania. While the crew was transferring to the barge Tom Lysle was towing, one crewmember, a chambermaid, was crushed to death between the vessels. The wreck was abandoned.[55]

11 March[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 11 March 1906
Ship Country Description
Carrie  United States The tug sank at the Barnes Brothers dock, Port Richmond, New York. The wreck was raised a couple of days later.[56]

12 March[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 12 March 1906
Ship Country Description
Golden Rod  United States The 132-gross register ton schooner was stranded at Burgeo, Newfoundland. All nine people aboard survived.[5]
xxxx  Norway The ship foundered off Cardigan Island, Cardiganshire, United Kingdom. Her crew were rescued by Lizzie & Charles Leigh Clare (Flag of the Royal National Lifeboat Institution.svg Royal National Lifeboat Institution).[57]

13 March[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 13 March 1906
Ship Country Description
Alligator  United States The passenger steamer struck a snag just above Heather Island and sank in five feet (1.5 m) of water. Passengers and crew went to Silver Springs, Florida in small boats.[58]
Olympian  United States The sidewheel paddle steamer was wrecked at Possession Bay, Chile, while under tow by the steamer Zealandia (flag unknown).

16 March[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 16 March 1906
Ship Country Description
S. E. Davis  United States The 79-gross register ton schooner was stranded at Clark Island, Maine. All three people on board survived.[9]

17 March[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 17 March 1906
Ship Country Description
Sebago  United States The 307-gross register ton schooner was stranded at Beaver Harbour, New Brunswick. All five people on board survived.[9]

18 March[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 18 March 1906
Ship Country Description
Athen  Germany The cargo ship was wrecked at Portland Bill, United Kingdom.
Atlanta  United States The 1,129-gross register ton screw steamer burned on Lake Michigan 14 nautical miles (26 km; 16 mi) south of Sheboygan, Wisconsin. One crewman was killed. The steamer Tessler ( United States) rescued her 39 survivors.[2][59][60]

19 March[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 19 March 1906
Ship Country Description
C. C. Lane  United States The 321-gross register ton schooner was stranded at Boston, Massachusetts. All six people on board survived.[17]
Gordon Rowe  United States The oyster steamer sank at dock over night at New Haven, Connecticut, due to water not being shut off after filling a tank. One crewman sleeping on board died.[61]
H. C. French  United States The 142-gross register ton steam canal boat was stranded at New Haven, Connecticut. All four people on board survived.[2]
Lady Antrim  United States The 87-gross register ton schooner sank off Marblehead, Massachusetts, with the loss of three lives. There was one survivor.[5]
N.E.T. Co. No. 10  United States The 197-gross register ton scow sank off the breakwater at New Haven, Connecticut. The only person on board survived.[1]
Oak  United States The 302-gross register ton barge was stranded in the Chesapeake Bay at Thimble Shoal off the coast of Virginia. Both people on board survived.[31]
Violet  United States The 15-gross register ton sternwheel motor paddle vessel was crushed by ice on the Missouri River at Blencoe, Iowa. The only person on board survived.[10]
Walter J. Schloefer  United States The 138-gross register ton canal boat was stranded at New Haven, Connecticut. All three people on board survived.[31]

20 March[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 20 March 1906
Ship Country Description
Amanda Powell  United States The tow steamer caught on the dock when the tide came back and she filled with water. She was pumped out.[62]
Martha E. McCabe  United States The 345-gross register ton schooner barge or scow barge sank at Barnegat, New Jersey. All six people on board survived.[9]

21 March[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 21 March 1906
Ship Country Description
Mary B.  United States The steamer struck an obstruction in the Mississippi River one-half mile (0.80 km) above Belle Point and sank in three minutes in 80 feet (24 m) of water. Four crewmen killed.[63]
Raymond T. Maull  United States The 538-gross register ton schooner was stranded on Gull Shoal on the coast of North Carolina. All six people on board survived.[9]

22 March[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 22 March 1906
Ship Country Description
Edith and May  United States The 128-gross register ton schooner was stranded in the Berry Islands in the Bahamas. All five people on board survived.[17]
Jennie and Florence Cahill  United States With no one on board, the 168-gross register ton barge sank off Oyster Bay, New York.[31]

26 March[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 26 March 1906
Ship Country Description
Clara E. Uhler  United States The tug sunk at dock in East Boston, Massachusetts, possibly snagged on the dock when the tide went out. Raised and repaired.[64]
Joseph W. Ross  United States The tug struck a snag in the lower part of Boston Harbor and was beached on Lovells Island to prevent sinking in deep water. Raised and repaired.[65]
Nannie B  United States The 85-gross register ton screw steamer was stranded at Bennetts Point, South Carolina. All four people on board survived.[10]

27 March[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 27 March 1906
Ship Country Description
Cecilia Hill  United States The steamer burned at dock at Fish Creek, Wisconsin.[66]

31 March[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 31 March 1906
Ship Country Description
Mary B  United States The 84-gross register ton sternwheel paddle steamer sank with the loss of four lives when she struck a log at Belle Point, Louisiana. There were six survivors.[10]
Newsboy  United States The 208-gross register ton screw steamer was wrecked on the bar at the entrance to Humboldt Bay on the coast of California. All 16 people on board survived.[10][67]
W. H. Van Name  United States The 97-gross register ton schooner was lost when she struck the submerged wreck of the barge Oak ( United States) in Hampton Roads on the coast of Virginia. All four people aboard survived.[2]

Unknown date[edit]

List of shipwrecks: Unknown date March 1906
Ship Country Description
SMS Albatross  Imperial German Navy The collier foundered in a storm.
Nicholas Thayer  United States During a voyage from Seattle, Washington, to Seward, Territory of Alaska, with a crew of 16 and a cargo of 150 tons of coal, 150 tons of general merchandise, and 425,000 board feet (1,003 cubic meters) of lumber, the 584-gross register ton, 138.9-foot (42.3 m) bark disappeared with the loss of all hands in the Gulf of Alaska. The discovery by Alaska Natives of wreckage and cargo on Sitkalidak Island in the Kodiak Archipelago led many to believe that she had sunk near Kodiak, although this was well west of her most likely route from Seattle to Seward.[68]

April[edit]

1 April[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 1 April 1906
Ship Country Description
Minnie  United States The steamer sank at the Brownell Brothers Lumber Company dock in Berwick, Louisiana in 35 feet (11 m) of water. Salvage not attempted.[69]

2 April[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 2 April 1906
Ship Country Description
Alexander R.  Canada The cargo schooner was sunk in a collision with Afranmore (flag unknown) off Halifax, Nova Scotia. Total loss, later raised and sold.[70]
Henry O'Brien  United States The tug caught fire in Newark Bay and was beached on the flats. The fire was extinguished by the steamer Nanticoke ( United States).[71]
Sarah E. Easton  United States The tow steamer sank in a collision with T. L. Sturtevant ( United States) in the North River off the Communipaw Coal Dock.[72]

3 April[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 3 April 1906
Ship Country Description
Wyalusing  United States The 149-gross register ton steam screw tug was wrecked on Hardings Ledge off the harbor at Boston, Massachusetts, and sank. All nine people on board survived, but she was a total loss.[31][73]

7 April[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 7 April 1906
Ship Country Description
Cecilia Hill  United States With no one on board, the 93-gross register ton screw steamer burned at Fish Creek, Wisconsin.[74]

8 April[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 8 April 1906
Ship Country Description
H. M. Hoxie  United States The steamer burned and sank after her starboard boiler exploded at Portland, Ohio. Two crewmen were killed in the explosion.[75]
Robert A. Scott  United States The towboat sank in a collision with J. H. Williams ( United States) in the East River off Pier 8 that caused her to careen to the point she filled with water and sank. One crewman was killed. The survivors were rescued by J. H. Williams.[76]

9 April[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 9 April 1906
Ship Country Description
Game Cock  United States The 59-gross register ton schooner was stranded at Stonington, Maine. All three people on board survived.[77]
Lotna  United States The 12-gross register ton sloop was stranded at Swampscott, Massachusetts. The only person on board survived.[5]

10 April[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 10 April 1906
Ship Country Description
D. Gifford  United States The 253-gross register ton schooner was stranded at Field Rocks, Massachusetts. All six people on board survived.[17]
Florence  United States The cargo ship was damaged in a collision with the steamer Captain Bennett ( Norway) in the Delaware River, tearing out her stem and causing her crew to beach her on flats off Fort Delaware, Delaware.[78]
Helen F. Ward  United States The 8-gross register ton schooner was stranded at Provincetown, Massachusetts. The only person on board survived.[5]
Rising Sun  United States The 80-gross register ton schooner was stranded at Drakes Island, Maine. Both people on board survived.[9]
Sallie B  United States The 286-gross register ton schooner sank in Casco Bay on the coast of Maine with the loss of four lives. There were two survivors.[9]

11 April[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 11 April 1906
Ship Country Description
Marion  United States The 235-gross register ton, 123-foot (37.5 m) cod-fishing schooner sank at Sanak Island in the Fox Islands group of the Aleutian Islands. Her crew of eight survived.[5][29]

13 April[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 213 April 1906
Ship Country Description
Nettie Cushing  United States The 117-gross register ton schooner was stranded on Cornfield Sand Shoal on the coast of Connecticut. All four people on board survived.[9]

14 April[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 14 April 1906
Ship Country Description
Bouquet  United States The barge, under tow by Hokendauqua ( United States), sank in Block Island Sound five miles (8.0 km) east of Watch Hill, Rhode Island, about three miles (4.8 km) offshore.[79]

16 April[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 16 April 1906
Ship Country Description
Eugene Zimmerman  United States The steamer was sunk in a collision with Saxona ( United States) in the St. Marys River.[80]

17 April[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 17 April 1906
Ship Country Description
G. L. Daboll  United States The 49-gross register ton schooner was stranded at Egmont Key, Florida. All five people aboard survived.[5]
HM Torpedo Boat 84  Royal Navy The TB 82-class torpedo boat sank in the Mediterranean Sea after colliding with the destroyer HMS Ardent ( Royal Navy.[81][82][83]

18 April[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 18 April 1906
Ship Country Description
City of Detroit  United States The 118-gross register ton steam canal boat burned at the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad Dock in St. George, Staten Island, New York. All four people on board survived.[2]
Ella L. Slaymaker  United States The 34-gross register ton schooner burned on the Delaware River. Both people on board survived.[17]

20 April[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 20 April 1906
Ship Country Description
Louise Hastings  United States The 123-gross register ton schooner sank at Havana, Cuba. All three people on board survived.[5]

22 April[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 22 April 1906
Ship Country Description
Nannie B.  United States The steamer sank while tied up at dock at Bennetts Point. One crewman possibly died.[84]

23 April[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 23 April 1906
Ship Country Description
Mary F. Pike  United States The 1,25-gross register ton schooner was stranded on East Point on Prince Edward Island. All four people aboard survived.[9]
Norumbega  United States The 126-gross register ton schooner was lost when she collided with the schooner Edith L. Allen ( United States) off Fenwick Island on the coast of Maryland. All 17 people aboard survived.[9]

25 April[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 25 April 1906
Ship Country Description
Mary Anne  United States The canal boat sank after the steamer Lansing ( United States) struck her, causing her to fill and sink at Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.[85]

26 April[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 26 April 1906
Ship Country Description
Havana  Canada The salvage vessel was sunk in a collision with Strathcona ( Canada) off Halifax, Nova Scotia.[86]
Shiloh  United States The steamer struck a snag between Washington, North Carolina and Tarboro, North Carolina and was beached off Indian Creek.[87]

28 April[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 28 April 1906
Ship Country Description
William F. Campbell  United States The 211-gross register ton schooner sank in Penobscot Bay off Owls Head, Maine. All five people aboard survived.[2]

30 April[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 30 April 1906
Ship Country Description
Courier II  United Kingdom The steamer struck Les Anons, a rock south of Jethou.[88] There were 29 survivors and 10 deaths. The ship was salvaged on 1 August 1906 and returned to service after repairs.[89]

Unknown date[edit]

List of shipwrecks: Unknown date April 1906
Ship Country Description
Adeline  United States The 15-gross register ton screw steamer sank at Whealton, Virginia. All three people on board survived.[74]

May[edit]

2 May[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 2 May 1906
Ship Country Description
Alaska  United States The 60-gross register ton, 73.7-foot (22.5 m) iron-hulled screw steamer was destroyed by fire while in winter quarters at St. Michael, Territory of Alaska. All eight people aboard survived.[2][90]
Jessie B.  United States The steamer capsized in a windstorm and broke in two at Fairview, Illinois. Total loss.[91]

3 May[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 3 May 1906
Ship Country Description
Explorer  United States With no one on board, the 15-gross ton, 50-foot (15.2 m) sternwheel paddle steamer sank in the Yukon River at Russian Mission, Territory of Alaska.[92][93]

5 May[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 5 May 1906
Ship Country Description
Float No. 33  United States The car float was sunk when struck in thick fog by the ferry Somerville ( United States) off Pier L, Jersey City, New Jersey.[94]
Red Wing  United States The tow steamer sank at dock at the Nelson & Son Mill in Boggy Creek, Nassau River, Florida when her rail hung up on the guard of a lighter. Later raised.[95]

6 May[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 6 May 1906
Ship Country Description
Levy Bros.  United States The 24-gross register ton schooner barge or scow barge sank in Lake Pontchartrain in Louisiana. All three people on board survived.[5]
Rock Island  United States The 533-gross register ton, 134-foot (40.8 m) sternwheel paddle steamer was crushed by ice and sank at a wharf in the Tanana River at Chena, Territory of Alaska. All 30 people on board survived. Repeated attempts to refloat her failed.[96]

7 May[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 7 May 1906
Ship Country Description
Alice  United States The 61-gross register ton schooner was stranded at Chincoteague Cove on the coast of Virginia. All four people on board survived.[17]
Eagle Point  United States The steamer struck a snag and sank at Cassville, Wisconsin in the Mississippi River in seven feet (2.1 m) of water. Later raised.[97][98]

8 May[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 8 May 1906
Ship Country Description
M. I. Wilcox  United States The 377-gross register ton schooner was stranded at Colchester Point on the coast of Ontario. All five people on board survived.[5]
Vandalia  United States The 41-gross register ton schooner sank in the Gulf of Mexico off Cape Romano on the coast of Florida with the loss of all four people aboard.[9]

9 May[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 9 May 1906
Ship Country Description
Algeria  United States The 2,038-gross register ton schooner sank off Cleveland, Ohio, with the loss of two lives. There were 10 survivors.[17]
Armenia  United States The 2,040-gross register ton schooner barge or scow barge sank in Lake Erie off the lighthouse at Pelee Island, Ontario. All seven people on board survived.[17]
Horn Point  United States The 12-gross register ton sloop sank in East Lynnhaven Inlet on the coast of Virginia. All three people on board survived.[20]

10 May[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 10 May 1906
Ship Country Description
Tanana Chief  United States The 72-gross register ton, 59.2-foot (18.0 m) sternwheel paddle steamer was wrecked on the Kantishna River in the Territory of Alaska. All eight people on board survived.[7][99]

11 May[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 11 May 1906
Ship Country Description
Vigilant  United States The steamer ran aground and sank in the vicinity of Thessalon, Ontario in the Canadian Channel.[100]

12 May[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 12 May 1906
Ship Country Description
Blue Stone  United States The tug sank at the Communipaw Coal Dock in Jersey City, New Jersey, when the wake of the United States Government steamer Scout ( United States) washed across her deck, causing her to heel over and flood. She wa raised by nightfall and towed to a drydock.[101]
Dream  United States The 12-gross register ton schooner was stranded at Savannah, Georgia. All four people on board survived.[77]

13 May[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 13 May 1906
Ship Country Description
Hattie G. Dixon  United States The 528-gross register ton barkentine was stranded on Chappaquiddick Island on the coast of Massachusetts. All eight people on board survived.[5]

15 May[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 15 May 1906
Ship Country Description
Selkirk  United States The 223-gross register ton sternwheel paddle steamer was stranded in the Rock Island Rapids on the Columbia River near Rock Island, Washington. All nine people on board survived.[10]

16 May[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 16 May 1906
Ship Country Description
Baltimore  United States The ferry was damaged when struck by the lighter Greenwich ( United States) in the North River off Desbrosses Street in New York City, punching a hole in her hull. She made it to her Desbrosses Street slip and unloaded her passengers and cargo before sinking.[102]

17 May[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 17 May 1906
Ship Country Description
HM Torpedo Boat 56  Royal Navy The torpedo boat foundered in the Mediterranean Sea off Damietta, Egypt, while under tow by the cruiser HMS Arrogant ( Royal Navy).[81][103]

18 May[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 18 May 1906
Ship Country Description
Thealka  United States The steamer struck an obstruction and sank in the Big Sandy River at Red House, Kentucky.[104]

19 May[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 19 May 1906
Ship Country Description
Comte de Smet de Meyer  Belgium The training ship foundered in the Bay of Biscay (47°12′N 12°10′W / 47.200°N 12.167°W / 47.200; -12.167) on her second voyage with the loss of 33 crew.[105]

20 May[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 20 May 1906
Ship Country Description
Koyukuk  United States During a voyage with 32 people aboard, the 280- or 286-gross register ton (sources disagree), 120.5-foot (36.7 m) sternwheel paddle steamer struck a rock and was wrecked at the mouth of the Little Delta River on the Tanana River below Chena, Territory of Alaska. All on board survived. She may have been salvaged.[10][106]

22 May[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 22 May 1906
Ship Country Description
Lotta Talbot  United States The 342-gross register ton, 145.7-foot (44.4 m) sternwheel paddle steamer was wrecked at Fairbanks, Territory of Alaska. Her crew of five survived.[10][107]
Thistle  United States The steamer sank at dock at Juneau, Territory of Alaska. Raised, machinery salvaged, and was broken up.[108]

23 May[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 23 May 1906
Ship Country Description
John H. Crook  United States The 100-gross register ton canal boat was stranded in Quebec. The only person on board survived.[31]
William J. Sewell  United States When the steamer attempted to pass between the disabled steamer Pennsylvania ( United States) and another tow off Portsmouth, Virginia she struck Pennsylvania and had to be beached.[109]

25 May[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 25 May 1906
Ship Country Description
Gustavus A. Müller  United States The 21-gross register ton sloop was stranded at Tucker's Beach, New Jersey. Both people on board survived.[5]
Olga  United States The 498-gross register ton schooner was stranded on Kahoolawe in the Hawaiian Islands. All 12 people on board survived.[9]

26 May[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 26 May 1906
Ship Country Description
Dixie  United States The 12-gross register ton sternwheel motor paddle vessel sank in the Tennessee River at Johnsonville, Tennessee. All 12 people on board survived.[2]
John Eggers  United States The 25-gross register ton schooner was stranded at Wind Point, Wisconsin. The only person on board survived.[5]
Katherine M  United States With no one on board, the 191-gross register ton barge burned at Hastings, Minnesota.[31]

28 May[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 28 May 1906
Ship Country Description
Mable Wilson  United States The 1,224-gross register ton schooner sank off Cleveland, Ohio, with the loss of one life. There were seven survivors.[5]

29 May[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 29 May 1906
Ship Country Description
James A. Stetson  United States The 65-gross register ton schooner was stranded on Amherst in the Magdalen Islands in the Gulf of Saint Lawrence. All four people on board survived.[5]
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, northwest of Burhou near Alderney, Channel Islands.[110][111]

30 May[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 30 May 1906
Ship Country Description
HMS Montagu  Royal Navy
HMS Montagu aground on Lundy Island

The Duncan-class battleship was wrecked on Lundy Island. Salvage was abandoned in 1907 and the ship was scrapped in situ.

31 May[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 31 May 1906
Ship Country Description
Erin  United Kingdom The steamer sank after colliding with the steamer John B. Cowle ( United States) off St. Clair, Michigan. Five crewmen were killed.[112]
Maggie A. Phillips  United States The 95-gross register ton schooner departed Baltimore, Maryland, bound for Gregorytown in the Bahamas with six people on board and was never heard from again.[20]

Unknown date[edit]

List of shipwrecks: Unknown date May 1906
Ship Country Description
E. and G. W. Hinds  United States The 115-gross register ton schooner was stranded at Plympton, Nova Scotia, Canada. All four people on board survived.[113]

June[edit]

1 June[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 1 June 1906
Ship Country Description
Brookhill  United States The ferry sank at dock in a windstorm at Baton Rouge, Louisiana.[114]
Three Sisters  United States The 33-gross register ton schooner was lost when she collided with an unidentified barge in Hampton Roads on the coast of Virginia. All three people on board survived.[74]

2 June[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 2 June 1906
Ship Country Description
Clara E. Rogers  United States The 144-gross register ton schooner was lost off Vineyard Haven Light on the coast of Massachusetts after colliding with an unidentified screw steamer. All four people on board survived.[17]
Quickstep  United States The 66-gross register ton sternwheel paddle steamer capsized and burned in a windstorm at Lake Des Allemands, Louisiana. All 15 people on board survived, but she was a total loss.[10][115]

3 June[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 3 June 1906
Ship Country Description
Mary  United States The 174-gross register ton screw steamer burned at dock at either Ogdensburg or Waddington, New York (sources disagree). All 25 people on board survived.[10][116]

4 June[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 4 June 1906
Ship Country Description
Bulgaria  United States The 1,888-gross register ton screw steamer was wrecked in heavy fog on Fisherman Shoal in Lake Michigan. All 15 people on board survived, but she was a total loss.[2][117]

5 June[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 5 June 1906
Ship Country Description
Volunteer  United States The 585-gross register ton schooner was stranded on the coast of California near Bodega Head with the loss of three of the 10 people aboard.[2]

7 June[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 7 June 1906
Ship Country Description
Dreadnot  United States The 9-gross register ton sloop was lost when she struck a submerged wharf off Charleston, South Carolina. The only person on board survived.[17]
Grecian  United States The steamer struck a rock in the St. Marys River off De Tour Village, Michigan and sank in shallow water. Later refloated.[118]
Park Bluff  United States The steamer struck a sunken log and sank at Stillwater, Minnesota. Her boiler and machinery were salvaged and used in another steamer.[119]

8 June[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 8 June 1906
Ship Country Description
Duplin  United States The steamer struck a snag and sank in the North East River.[120]
Lillie  United States The 53-gross register ton screw steamer burned while docked overnight at Southport, North Carolina. All eight people on board survived.[10][121]

9 June[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 9 June 1906
Ship Country Description
Lulu  United States The 13-gross register ton motor paddle vessel sank off Pitts Point, Kentucky. All three people on board survived.[28]

10 June[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 10 June 1906
Ship Country Description
Emma L. Cottingham  United States The 522-gross register ton schooner sank in the Gulf of Mexico at 26°58′N 085°10′W / 26.967°N 85.167°W / 26.967; -85.167 (Emma L. Cottingham) with the loss of five lives. There were three survivors.[17]
Etolia  United Kingdom The cargo ship was wrecked off Cape Sable Island, Nova Scotia. Her crew survived.[122]
Miami  United States The 81.77-gross register ton, 71.6-foot (21.8 m) steam screw tug was wrecked on a sand bar in the Territory of Alaska about 14 miles (23 km) above the mouth of the Kvichak River when she grounded on a falling tide. The next rising tide twisted off her keel and she sank. Her entire crew of seven survived, but she was declared a total loss.[28][29][123]

11 June[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 11 June 1906
Ship Country Description
Corinthian  United States The 94-gross register ton motor vessel was wrecked on the bar at the entrance to Humboldt Bay on the coast of California, eventually drifting on to the beach. According to different sourcesm either two crewmen were killed or all 12 people on board perished.[2][124]
Fearless  United States The steamer sank at Colee, Florida two and a half miles (4.0 km) from Picolata, Florida on the St. Johns River. Later raised.[125]

12 June[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 12 June 1906
Ship Country Description
Withlacoochee No. 9  United States The 119-gross register ton barge sank in port at Inglis, Florida. The only person on board survived.[1]

13 June[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 13 June 1906
Ship Country Description
Argus  United States The 566-gross register ton motor vessel burned near Destruction Island off the coast of Washington. All 14 people aboard survived.[2]
Essex  United States A scow caught fire at the Savannah Wharf in the harbor of Baltimore, Maryland, setting the steamer on fire. She drifted across the harbor, filled with water, and grounded on the south side of the harbor.[126]

14 June[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 14 June 1906
Ship Country Description
Jennie Sweeney  United States The 643-gross register ton schooner sank off the coast of North Carolina near the Cape Fear Bar. All eight people on board survived.[5]
Rose  United States The barge was damaged when struck by Pennoil ( Germany) in the Delaware River causing her to be beached off the mouth of the Christiana River.[127]

15 June[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 15 June 1906
Ship Country Description
Grecian  United States The 2,348-gross register ton iron-hulled screw steamer foundered in Lake Huron four nautical miles (7.4 km; 4.6 mi) south of Thunder Bay, Michigan, while being towed to Detroit, Michigan, for repairs. All 20 people on board survived.[2][128][129]

17 June[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 7 June 1906
Ship Country Description
Edith L. Allen  United States The 969-gross register ton schooner sank in the North Atlantic Ocean off Florida at 26°10′N 079°38′W / 26.167°N 79.633°W / 26.167; -79.633 (Edith L. Allen). All nine people on board survived.[17]

18 June[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 18 June 1906
Ship Country Description
Carrie A. Ryerson  United States The steamer was damaged in a collision with Georgia ( United States) at the mouth of White Lake Harbor. She proceeded into the harbor where she sank.[130]

19 June[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 19 June 1906
Ship Country Description
Napoleon  United States The 43-gross register ton screw steamer was sunk by a floating object while docked at the foot of Walnut Street in New Orleans, Louisiana. The only person on board survived.[7][131]
Portland  United States The 493-gross register ton barkentine was stranded in the harbor at San Pedro, California. All 10 people on board survived.[45]

25 June[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 25 June 1906
Ship Country Description
Robert Holland  United States The steamer listed and sank at Duluth, Minnesota when lumber was stacked too high causing her to list enough to fill with water.[132]

27 June[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 27 June 1906
Ship Country Description
Alfred W.  United States The tug struck a rock in dense fog, slid off and sank between Duluth, Minnesota and Port Arthur, Ontario. Later raised.[133]

28 June[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 28 June 1906
Ship Country Description
E. C. Hay  United States The 63-gross register ton schooner was lost when she collided with the passenger screw steamer C. F. Tietgen ( Denmark) in the North River off the Desbrosses Street Ferry terminal in New York City. All four people on board survived.[77]

29 June[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 29 June 1906
Ship Country Description
Swansea  United States The steamer struck a submerged object between Duluth, Minnesota and Superior, Wisconsin and started leaking. She sank in shallow water. Later raised.[134]

30 June[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 30 June 1906
Ship Country Description
Henrietta  United States The 62-gross register ton sternwheel paddle steamer burned in Bayou Felix in Louisiana. All 10 people on board survived.[28]
Josephine Lincoln  United States The tow steamer sank at dock at Philadelphia, Pennsylvania over night. Raised at 4 p.m. that day.[135]
New Orleans  United States The 1,457-gross register ton screw steamer sank after colliding in fog with the screw steamer William R. Lynn ( United States) in Thunder Bay on the coast of Michigan 4 nautical miles (7.4 km; 4.6 mi) below Middle Island. William R. Lynn rescued all 16 people on board.[7][136][137]

July[edit]

2 July[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 2 July 1906
Ship Country Description
Mary G. Powers  United States The 133-gross register ton schooner sank off Newfoundland. All eight people on board survived.[45]

3 July[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 3 July 1906
Ship Country Description
Hanover  United States The 23-gross register ton schooner was stranded at Point Lookout, Maryland. Both people on board survived.[77]
Samuel R. Waite  United States The 39-gross register ton schooner was stranded at Cove Point, Virginia. All five people on board survived.[45]

4 July[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 4 July 1906
Ship Country Description
Ella G. Eells  United States The 256-gross register ton schooner was stranded on Libby Island on the coast of Maine with the loss of four lives. There was one survivor.[77]
George Edwin  United States The 99-gross register ton schooner sank in the Bay of Fundy off Grand Manan, New Brunswick. All four people on board survived.[77]
Kingston  United States The 1,070-gross register ton schooner barge or scow barge sank off Shinnecock, New York, with the loss of one life. There were two survivors.[20]
Vinland  United States The 965-gross register ton schooner burned in the East River off Rikers Island in New York City. All five people on board survived.[74]

5 July[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 5 July 1906
Ship Country Description
Hugo Keller  United States The freighter sank at dock at Pier 9S, Port Richmond, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania when punctured by an obstruction on a falling tide. Raised on 9 July and repaired.[138]

6 July[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 6 July 1906
Ship Country Description
Agenor  United States The 1,487-gross register ton full-rigged ship was stranded at Yuki, Japan. All 17 people on board survived.[139]
Gold Star  United States With no one on board, the 168-ton barge was wrecked in the Tanana River at Tanana, Territory of Alaska.[1][140]
Keewaydin  Canada The schooner was sunk in a collision off Tarpaulin Cove.[141]
Plunket  United Kingdom The schooner sprung a leak in Lake Ontario and was beached, probably in the area of Oswego, New York.[142]
Somerset  United States The wrecking steamer sank at dock at Lewes, Delaware. Raised and inspected, Certificate of Inspection revoked for being in unsafe condition due to rotten timbers.[143]

7 July[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 7 July 1906
Ship Country Description
R. L. Aubrey  United States The steamer struck a submerged object and sank in the Ohio River near Eighteen Mile Island.[144]

10 July[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 10 July 1906
Ship Country Description
Eaglet  United States The 130-gross register ton schooner was lost when she collided with the protected cruiser Jurien de la Gravière ( French Navy) in the North River between New York City and New Jersey. All four people on board survived.[77]

11 July[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 11 July 1906
Ship Country Description
Angola  United Kingdom The Elder Dempster 1,811 GRT steamship was on a voyage from Veracruz, Mexico, to Montreal, Quebec, when she ran aground and was wrecked 6 nautical miles (11 km) east of Louisbourg, Nova Scotia.[145]
Helen L. Martin  United States The 423-gross register ton schooner was stranded at Point Breeze on the coast of Newfoundland. All seven people on board survived.[20]
Quincy  United States The steamer took a shear off course in the Mississippi River near Trempealeau, Wisconsin running her onto shore where a stump holed her hull, sinking her in 20 feet (6.1 m) of water. Later raised, repaired, sold and converted into an excursion boat.[146][147]

12 July[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 12 July 1906
Ship Country Description
Mollie Barton  United States The 154-gross register ton canal boat was lost in a collision with an unidentified French Navy warship in the Hudson River off New York City. The only person on board survived.[148]
R. L. Myers  United States The steamer struck a snag in the Tar River and had to be beached.[149]

13 July[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 13 July 1906
Ship Country Description
Shaughraun  United States The steamer struck a boulder, rolled over and sank at Limekiln Crossing in the Detroit River. Raised the next day.[150]

16 July[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 16 July 1906
Ship Country Description
Matilda D. Borda  United States The coal schooner was stranded on Gull Shoals one mile (1.6 km) from the Little Kinnakeet, North Carolina Life Saving Station in smoky weather, a total loss. The crew were rescued by the United States Life Saving Service.[45][151]

17 July[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 17 July 1906
Ship Country Description
Lizzie W. Hunt  United States The 9-gross register ton schooner was stranded at Isle au Haut in Penobscot Bay on the coast of Maine. All three people on board survived.[20]

18 July[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 18 July 1906
Ship Country Description
Pokanoket  United States The steamer sank at dock over night at Petersburg, Virginia.[152]

20 July[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 20 July 1906
Ship Country Description
M. L. Thornton  United States The steamer struck a rock and sank near Lock No. 11 in the Great Kanawha River. Raised and repaired.[153]

21 July[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 21 July 1906
Ship Country Description
City of Toledo  United States The 245-gross register ton schooner was lost when she struck a bridge at Detroit, Michigan. All seven people on board survived.[77]
Reaper  United States The 1,468-gross register ton bark burned at Port Ludlow, Washington. All 15 people on board survived.[45]

22 July[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 22 July 1906
Ship Country Description
John A. Allen  United States The 43-gross register ton schooner was lost in a collision with the steam screw ocean liner Vaderland ( Belgium) off Georges Bank between the North Atlantic Ocean and the Gulf of Maine. All seven people on board survived.[20]

24 July[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 24 July 1906
Ship Country Description
W. B. Castle  United States The 124-gross register ton screw steamer sank after colliding with the screw steamer Robert Holland ( United States) in the Detroit River near Belle Isle in Michigan. All eight people on board survived, but she was declared a total loss.[7][154]

25 July[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 25 July 1906
Ship Country Description
Diadem  United States The 67-gross register ton schooner was stranded on Ash Island in Penobscot Bay on the coast of Maine. All three people on board survived.[77]
Gard B. Reynolds  United States The steamer struck a submerged object while leaving the dock at Pier 12, Port Richmond, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, and was beached to prevent her from sinking.[155]
Lilly K  United States With no one on board, the 13-gross register ton motor vessel burned at Sheboygan, Wisconsin.[28]
Loma  United States The 19-gross register ton schooner was stranded off the New Point Loma Lighthouse at Point Loma, San Diego, California. All six people on board survived.[20]
Vigilant  United Kingdom The steamer was wrecked eight nautical miles (15 km) south of Roches-Douvres Light.[156]

26 July[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 26 July 1906
Ship Country Description
Maggie Schultz  Belgium The steamer foundered 80 nautical miles (150 km) off Bilbao, Spain.[41]
William Case  United States The 266-gross register ton schooner sank in Lake Erie 50 nautical miles (93 km; 58 mi) northeast by north of Colchester Light. All six people on board survived.[74]

27 July[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 27 July 1906
Ship Country Description
C. W. Elphicke  United States The steamer struck the government extension of the breakwater at Cleveland, Ohio and sank. Raised, repaired and returned to service.[157]
Era  United States The 134-gross register ton schooner was stranded at Pointe Plate on Miquelon Island. All 14 people on board survived.[77]

28 July[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 28 July 1906
Ship Country Description
Shenandoah  United States The Sloop Yacht capsized on Lake Michigan two miles (3.2 km) from the Jackson Park, Illinois Life Saving Station. The crew were rescued by a boat.The United States Life Saving Service towed her into harbor where she was beached.[158]

29 July[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 29 July 1906
Ship Country Description
Alva B.  United States The motor launch broached and capsized crossing the Hereford, New Jersey Bar. Survivors were rescued by the power boat Israella ( United States), and auxiliary sloop Fanny E. Moffat ( United States).[159]
Nora  United States The motor sloop broached and capsized crossing the Hereford, New Jersey Bar. Survivors rescued by the United States Life Saving Service, power boat Violet, and a skiff.[160]

30 July[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 30 July 1906
Ship Country Description
Marjorie J. Sumner  Canada The schooner capsized at Eatonville, Nova Scotia during unloading. Subsequently salvaged, repaired and returned to service.[161]
Sanquoit  United States The sloop yacht ran ashore in thick fog and was wrecked in the area of the Jerrys Point, New Hampshire Life Saving Station. The crew reached shore on an air mattress.[162]

31 July[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 31 July 1906
Ship Country Description
Socoa  France
Socoa aground off Cadgwith. Plumes of steam from pumps being used to refloat her can be seen.
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.[163]
Unknown  United States The motor launch broke loose from her moorings at Orleans, Massachusetts eventually drifting ashore and was wrecked. Her machinery and equipment was salvaged.[164]

Unknown date[edit]

List of shipwrecks: Unknown date 1906
Ship Country Description
Chico  United States The 362-gross register ton screw steamer ran aground and was wrecked at Shelter Cove, California, on either 16 or 18 July (sources disagree). All 17 people on board survived.[74][165]

August[edit]

1 August[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 1 August 1906
Ship Country Description
Gertrude  United States The steamer struck a snag and sank in the Apalachicola River above Mary's Landing. Later raised.[166]
Thomas Newton  United States The steamer sank in shallow water when struck by the barge Mars, under tow by Frank K. Esherick ( United States), in the Pasquotank River. After sinking, her cargo of lime caught fire and she burned to the water level.[167]

3 August[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 3 August 1906
Ship Country Description
John J. Hagan  United States The steamer sank at dock at Pier 8, Port Richmond, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania over night. The only crewman on board was killed.[168]

4 August[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 4 August 1906
Ship Country Description
Sirio  Italy
Painting Wreckage of the Sirio, by Benedito Calixto.
The passenger steamer was wrecked on the Punta Hormigas, a reef off Hormigas Island east of Cape Palos, Cartagena, Spain, with the loss of at least 150 – and perhaps as many as 400 – lives.[169][170][171] The steamer Marie Louise ( France) and the merchant ships Joven Migeul and Vicente Llicano (both flag unknown) were among ships rescuing survivors.

5 August[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 5 August 1906
Ship Country Description
Irene  United States The 650-ton barge foundered in the outer harbor at St. Michael, Territory of Alaska, when her seams opened while she was alongside the steamer San Mateo ( United States) to take on cargo. The vessel City ( United States) towed the partially sunken barge – with 300 tons of hay and general merchandise aboard – into the inner harbor, where she grounded.[172]

6 August[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 6 August 1906
Ship Country Description
Falcon  United States The 43-gross register ton screw steamer burned to the waterline while tied up at a dock in Houghton, Washington. All five people on board survived.[28][173]
Falcon  United States The 74-gross register ton screw steamer burned at Houghton, Washington. All five people on board survived.[28]
George V. Jordan  United States The 616-gross register ton schooner was stranded on Pollock Rip Shoal four miles (6.4 km) from the Monomoy Point Life Saving Station on 6 or 7 August. All eight people on board were rescued by the United States Life Saving Service.[77][174]

7 August[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 7 August 1906
Ship Country Description
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.[175][176]
Harlem River  United States The tug was sunk when struck by the tug Margaret D. ( United States) in the Harlem River off One Hundred Twenty Fifth Street causing her to list to the point of filling with water and sinking. Later raised.[177]

8 August[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 8 August 1906
Ship Country Description
Lucille  United States The 71-gross register ton screw steamer sank in Lake Erie 4 nautical miles (7.4 km; 4.6 mi) off West Sister Island after losing the packing from her stuffing box, creating a leak that the pumps could not handle. All five people on board survived. She later was raised.[28][178]

10 August[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 10 August 1906
Ship Country Description
Brooklyn  United States The steamer ran aground on rocks off the breakwater at Pointe Delgarde, St. Michaels, The Azores. Refloated on 21 August and sailed to Lisbon for repairs.[179]
Cornelia  United States The 60-gross register ton schooner sank in Back Creek in Virginia. All three people on board survived.[77]
John H. Pauly  United States The 197-gross register ton steam barge burned while tied up at a dock at Marine City, Michigan. All eight people on board survived, but she was declared a total loss.[28][180]

11 August[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 11 August 1906
Ship Country Description
Bulgaria  United States The Barge sprung a leak on Lake Michigan and was beached near the Plum Island Life Saving Station.[181]

12 August[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 12 August 1906
Ship Country Description
Joseph L. Hurd  United States The steamer sprung a leak 20 miles (32 km) north east of Grosse Point, Michigan. The crew abandoned ship after the pumps could not keep up with the leak. She was towed by tugs to Chicago, Illinois where she sank in a slip. Total loss.[182]

13 August[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 13 August 1906
Ship Country Description
Alexander  United States The 294-gross register ton screw steamer was stranded in the Arctic Ocean at Cape Parry on the coast of the Northwest Territories. All 48 people on board survived.[74]

15 August[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 15 August 1906
Ship Country Description
Island City  United States The 423-gross register ton schooner was stranded at Shediac, New Brunswick. All seven people on board survived.[20]

17 August[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 17 August 1906
Ship Country Description
Ada Warren  United States The steamer ran aground and capsized in the Sacramento River at Hog Island, California .[183]
Isabella Gill  United States The 585-gross register ton schooner departed New York City bound for Mayport, Florida, with eight people aboard and was never heard from again.[20]

18 August[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 18 August 1906
Ship Country Description
Alexander  United States The 294-ton steam whaling bark was wrecked at "Chugak" in the Territory of Alaska, apparently a reference to Shuyak Island in the Kodiak Archipelago.[90]
J. W. Bennett  United States The steamer was sunk in a collision with Saugatuck ( United States) 11 miles (18 km) north north east of Long Tail Point in Green Bay.[184]

19 August[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 19 August 1906
Ship Country Description
Ann Thomson  United States The 252-gross register ton barge sank off Point Lookout on the coast of Maryland. Both people on board survived.[1]
Gov. Smith  United States The 2,044-gross register ton screw steamer sank after colliding with the steamer Uranus ( United States) on Lake Huron off Pointe Aux Barques, Michigan. All 20 people on board survived.[28][185]
Julia D. Schmidt  United States The 9-gross register ton schooner sank off Thacher Island on the coast of Massachusetts. The only person on board survived.[20]
Oweene  United States The 24-gross register ton iron-hulled sloop-rigged yacht burned in Long Island Sound. Both people on board survived.[45]

20 August[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 20 August 1906
Ship Country Description
Ardell  United States The 27-gross register ton schooner sank in Tampa Bay off the coast of Florida. All three people on board survived.[186]
Bat  United States The 101-gross register ton schooner was stranded in the Bay of Fundy on Grand Manan in New Brunswick. All four people on board survived.[139]
M. H. Morris  United States The 16-gross register ton schooner sank off Block Island off the coast of Rhode Island. The only person on board survived.[187]
Manchuria  United States The steamer was stranded on the northeast end of Oahu in Hawaii.[188]
Nemo  United States The 9-gross register ton screw steamer burned at anchor off Point Jefferson, Washington. All three people on board survived.[7][189]

21 August[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 21 August 1906
Ship Country Description
Mary L. Cushing  United States The 1,658-gross register ton bark was stranded at Mazatlán, Mexico. All 16 people on board survived.[45]

23 August[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 23 August 1906
Ship Country Description
Case  United States The steamer sprung a leak and was beached at Port Washington, Wisconsin. Later refloated.[190]
Majore  United States The Launch went ashore on Lake Ontario 2 miles north west of the Charlotte, New York Life Saving Station. Her machinery was salvaged.[191]
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 (1.6 km) from her destination, Newlyn.[192]

24 August[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 24 August 1906
Ship Country Description
C. B. Rossell  United States The 178-gross register ton barge sank in the Chesapeake Bay off Poplar Island in Maryland. All three people on board survived.[1]
Princess  Canada The steamboat foundered off George Island in Lake Winnipeg in Manitoba.

25 August[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 25 August 1906
Ship Country Description
Philadelphia  United States The steamer sank at dock at Pier 39 South, in the Delaware River over night. Raised and found leaky seams was the cause.[193]

27 August[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 27 August 1906
Ship Country Description
M. H. Perkins  United States The 76-gross register ton schooner was stranded at Rockport, Massachusetts. All 14 people on board survived.[20]
Rhoda Stewart  United States The steamer encountered a gale shortly after leaving Cleveland, Ohio. She returned to harbor but suffered a broke steam line resulting in her cutting loose two barges and then being beached. The two barges drifted ashore.[194]

28 August[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 28 August 1906
Ship Country Description
Agnes L. Potter  United States The 279-gross register ton schooner was stranded at Cleveland, Ohio. All five people on board survived.[139]
Celia  United States The 173-gross register ton screw steamer ran aground in dense fog and was wrecked two miles (3.2 km) south of the Point Pinos Lighthouse, six miles (9.7 km) from Monterey, California. All 20 people on board survived.[7][195][196]
William Grandy  United States The 464-gross register ton schooner barge or scow barge was stranded at Cleveland, Ohio. All four people on board survived.[74]

29 August[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 29 August 1906
Ship Country Description
America  United States The tug was sunk when struck by Lighter No. 228 that had developed a leak and a list to starboard while being towed by the tug Juniata ( United States). When the list got to a steep angle part of her cargo of scrap iron slid overboard causing her to turn to port and hitting America. Her crew were rescued by Juniata.[197]
City of Hudson  United States The 61-gross register ton sternwheel paddle steamer burned to the waterline and sank while tied up at a dock overnight at Brownsville, Minnesota. Both people on board survived.[74][198]
Hudson  United States The launch was sunk in a collision with the ferry Red Bank ( United States) at Jersey City, New Jersey. Both men on the launch died.[199]
Mildred  United States The 6-gross register ton cat boat sank after colliding with the sidewheel paddle steamer Nantucket ( United States) in the harbor at Nantucket, Massachusetts. Both people on board survived.[45][200]

30 August[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 30 August 1906
Ship Country Description
C. P. Dixon  United States The 717-gross register ton schooner departed Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, bound for Fajardo, Puerto Rico, with eight people on board and was never heard from again.[139]
Excelsior  United States The 348-gross register ton, 138-foot (42.1 m) three-masted schooner was wrecked on Cape Rozhnof (56°N 161°W / 56°N 161°W / 56; -161 (Cape Rozhnof)) at Nelson Lagoon, Territory of Alaska. Her crew of 19 survived.[77][93]
Virginia  United States The 704-gross register ton schooner barge sank off Cape Fear, North Carolina. All five people on board survived.[201]

31 August[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 31 August 1906
Ship Country Description
USAT Sheridan United States United States Army The transport ran aground on Barber's Point, Territory of Hawaii. Refloated later and returned to service.[202]

Unknown date[edit]

List of shipwrecks: Unknown date in August 1906
Ship Country Description
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.[203]

September[edit]

1 September[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 1 September 1906
Ship Country Description
Alice M  United States The 9-gross register ton motor yacht burned at Algonac, Michigan. Both people on board survived.[74]
Annie L. Henderson  United States The 428-gross register ton schooner burned at Bangor, Maine. All seven people on board survived.[139]

2 September[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 2 September 1906
Ship Country Description
Gipsy  United States The 11-gross register ton motor vessel was stranded at Rockaway Beach in Queens, New York. All four people on board survived.[28]

3 September[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 3 September 1906
Ship Country Description
Lillie  United States The 61-gross register ton sternwheel paddle steamer capsized and sank at Trinity, Louisiana. All nine people on board survived, but she was declared a total loss.[28][204]

4 September[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 4 September 1906
Ship Country Description
Lavinia  United States The steamer sank at Palatka, Florida on the St. Johns River. Later raised.[205]

5 September[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 5 September 1906
Ship Country Description
Wm. Crosthwaite  United States The barge sank in a collision with its tow steamer Homer Warren ( United States) in Lake Erie off Kellys Island.[74][206]

6 September[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 6 September 1906
Ship Country Description
Chauncey E. Burk  United States The 916-gross register ton schooner was stranded at Sandy Point on Great Abaco in the Bahamas. All nine people on board survived.[139]
Nelson Mills  United States The 391-gross register ton screw steamer sank after colliding with the screw steamer Milwaukee ( United States) off McGregor Point in the St. Clair River on the Canada-United States border between Michigan and Ontario. One passenger and one crewman were killed. There were 14 survivors.[7][207][208][209]
Walrus  United States Carrying her captain, six passengers, and a 600-pound (270 kg) deck cargo of two stoves and two gas tanks, the 9-gross register ton, 30-foot (9.1 m) motor vessel was destroyed by fire in Tongass Narrows in the Territory of Alaska after a lantern exploded. Two passengers – a six-year-old girl and a 15-year-old girl – were trapped by the fire and burned to death. The captain and the other four passengers escaped in a lifeboat.[7][210]

8 September[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 8 September 1906
Ship Country Description
Emma R  United States The 251-gross register ton barge sank at New York City The only person on board survived.[148]
Maggie R  United States The 5-gross register ton catboat was stranded on Gay Head on the coast of Massachusetts. The only person on board survived.[211]

9 September[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 9 September 1906
Ship Country Description
Alice  United States The 72-gross register ton sternwheel paddle steamer sank in the Savannah River in Georgia. All six people on board survived.[74]
Metamora  United States The 36-gross register ton schooner sank at New Harbor, Maine. Both people on board survived.[45]
Oliver S. Barrett  United States On the day she departed Port Royal, South Carolina, for a voyage to New York City, the 634-gross register ton schooner capsized at sea with the loss of eight lives. There was one survivor.[45]

10 September[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 10 September 1906
Ship Country Description
Leah  United States Operating as an inland passenger vessel with 199 people aboard, the 477-gross register ton, 138.7-foot (42.3 m) sternwheel paddle steamer sank after striking a submerged rock or snag in the Yukon River at Quail Island, 40 miles (64 km) below Kaltag, Territory of Alaska. Her wreck filled with ice and mud over the next eight months and became a total loss.[107]

11 September[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 11 September 1906
Ship Country Description
Anna M. Stammer  United States The 419-gross register ton schooner departed Gulfport, Mississippi, bound for Cartagena, Colombia. She capsized during the voyage with the loss of all eight people on board. She was salvaged and was towed in to Key West, Florida, where she arrived on 11 January 1907.[139]

13 September[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 13 September 1906
Ship Country Description
Oregon  United States The 2,335-gross register ton coastal passenger-cargo ship was wrecked in heavy rain squalls at Cape Hinchinbrook, Hinchinbrook Island, Territory of Alaska. All 121 people on board survived. A small party took a lifeboat to Valdez, Alaska, to seek help; the remaining 110 people stranded aboard the wreck were rescued by USLHS Columbine (Pennant of the United States Lighthouse Service.png United States Lighthouse Service). Oregon was declared a total loss.[7][212]

15 September[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 15 September 1906
Ship Country Description
Chas. B. Packard  United States The steamer struck an obstruction and sprung a leak three and a half miles (5.6 km) west north west of Middle Ground. She sank seven miles (11 km) west north west of Middle Ground Light before she could be beached. Crew left in boats and were rescued by the barge Harold.[213]
H. B. Tuttle  United States The steamer sprung a leak and was beached at Marblehead, Ohio, one-half mile (0.80 km) east of the Life Saving Station. Six of her crew removed to shore by the United States Life Saving Service, with seven choosing to remain on board. Refloated on 18 September and towed to Sandusky, Ohio for repairs where she sank, a total loss.[214][215]
Virginia H. Hudson  United States The 579-gross register ton schooner barge or scow barge sank at Hereford, New Jersey. All four people on board survived.[74]

16 September[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 16 September 1906
Ship Country Description
Adieu  United States The yacht foundered in heavy seas on Lake Erie midway between Stony Point, Michigan and Point Moullee. Her captain and engineer, the only two people on board, were rescued by Maude ( United States).[216]
Rapidan  United States The 26-gross register ton schooner burned at Lower East Pubnico, Nova Scotia. All eight people on board survived.[45]
Twilight  United States The 376-gross register ton schooner capsized in the North Atlantic Ocean 50 nautical miles (93 km; 58 mi) off Charleston, South Carolina, with the loss of six lives. There was one survivor.[74]

17 September[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 17 September 1906
Ship Country Description
Cassie F. Bronson  United States The 1,124-gross register ton schooner was stranded near Cape Fear, North Carolina. All nine people on board survived.[139]
Charles F. Tuttle  United States The 776-gross register ton schooner was abandoned off Charleston, South Carolina. All eight people on board survived.[139]
Daniels Island  United States The steamer sank at dock in Charleston, South Carolina, when seas washed over her stern in a gale.[217]
Ethel  United States The 734-gross register ton bark was stranded at Singleton Swash, South Carolina, with the loss of two lives. There were nine survivors.[77]
James D. Dewell  United States The 603-gross register ton schooner sank in the North Atlantic Ocean off Charleston, South Carolina, with the loss of all seven people on board.[20]
Leslie  United States The 22-gross register ton motor yacht burned at New Haven, Connecticut. Both people on board survived.[28]
Nelson E. Newbury  United States The 658-gross register ton schooner sank with the loss of six lives in the North Atlantic Ocean off Charleston, South Carolina. There were two survivors.[45]
R. D. Bibber  United States The 769-gross register ton schooner was stranded on Frying Pan Shoals off the coast of North Carolina. All five people on board survived.[45]

18 September[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 18 September 1906
Ship Country Description
H. B. Tuttle  United States The steamer sank at Sandusky, Ohio after arriving for repairs. Later raised, repaired and returned to service.[218]
Nellie Floyd  United States The 457-gross register ton schooner sank with the loss of one life in the North Atlantic Ocean 18 nautical miles (33 km; 21 mi) southwest of Frying Pan Shoals Light off the coast of North Carolina. There were six survivors.[45]
HMS Phoenix  Royal Navy
HMS Phoenix
The Phoenix-class steel screw sloop foundered alongside a coaling pier in Hong Kong during a typhoon.

19 September[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 19 September 1906
Ship Country Description
Edna Wallace Hopper  United States The 136-gross register ton motor vessel was stranded in Port au Port Bay on the coast of Newfoundland. All 15 people on board survived.[28]
Hanover  United States The motor vessel struck a submerged object and sank at Bethlehem, Indiana. Later raised.[219]
Leah  United States The 477-gross register ton sterwnheel paddle steamer struck a rock or snag off Quail Island in the Yukon River and sank 40 miles (64 km) below Kaltag, Territory of Alaska. She was declared a total loss. All 199 people on board survived.[28][220]

20 September[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 20 September 1907
Ship Country Description
Vera  United States The 10-gross register ton motor vessel burned on the Queets River in Washington. All four people on board survived.[7]

21 September[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 21 September 1906
Ship Country Description
Atlantic  United States The 221-gross register ton screw steamer sank off Battery Island in the Cape Fear River in North Carolina after colliding with the screw steamer Navahoe ( United States). All 24 people on board survived.[74][221]

22 September[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 22 September 1906
Ship Country Description
Asa T. Stowell  United States The 419-gross register ton schooner departed Pensacola, Florida, bound for Havana, Cuba, with seven people on board and was never heard from again.[139]
Skip  United States The 16-gross register ton scow was wrecked at Mount Andrew (55°30′N 132°20′W / 55.500°N 132.333°W / 55.500; -132.333 (Barren Islands)) on the Kasaan Peninsula in Southeast Alaska after the lines mooring her to a wharf parted in a storm and she drifted ashore, where the surf broke her up. The only person on board survived.[1][222]

25 September[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 25 September 1906
Ship Country Description
Columbian  Canada The sternwheel paddle steamer was destroyed by an explosion and fire on the Yukon River at Eagle Rock in the Yukon Territory, killing six members of the 25-man crew.
F. W. Webster, jr.  United States The 8-gross register ton sternwheel motor paddle vessel burned on the Tennessee River at Decatur, Alabama. The only person on board survived.[28]
Harry A. Berwind  United States The 996-gross register ton schooner was stranded on the Isle of Pines off the coast of Cuba. All nine people on board survived.[77]
Lila  United States 1906 Mississippi hurricane: The 6-gross register ton sloop sank in Dauphin Island Bay on the coast of Alabama. Both people on board survived.[20]
Marion Grimes  United States The 72-gross register ton schooner was stranded on Assateague Island, Virginia seven miles (11 km) north of the Life Saving Station, a total loss. All 15 people on board made it to the beach in the vessels boats.[20][223]
Newell B. Hawes  United States The schooner sprung a leak at Newburyport, Massachusetts, and was beached.[224]
Olivia  United States 1906 Mississippi hurricane: The 9-gross register ton schooner in Dauphin Island Bay on the coast of Alabama with the loss of all three people on board survived.[45]
Oneida  United States The 22-gross register ton screw steamer was lost after she collided with the screw steamer Charles B. Hill ( United States) in the Detroit River on the Canada-United States border between Michigan and Ontario. All three people on board survived.[7]
S. O. Co. No. 10  United States The tug was sunk in a collision with the tug Ella ( United States) in the East River off Adams Street, Brooklyn.[225]
S. O. Co. No. 90  United States 1906 Mississippi hurricane: The barge was separated from her tug Astral ( United States), during the hurricane 225 miles (362 km) west north west of the Dry Tortugas and was never seen again. Lost with all nine hands.[226]

26 September[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 26 September 1906
Ship Country Description
Campbell  Norway 1906 Mississippi hurricane: The sailing bark was sunk at a pier at Pensacola, Florida.[227]
Daisy  United States 1906 Mississippi hurricane: The 33-gross register ton schooner was stranded on Horn Island on the coast of Mississippi with the loss of one life. There were four survivors.[77]
Elmer E. Randall  United States 1906 Mississippi hurricane: The 56-gross register ton schooner sank in the Gulf of Mexico 75 nautical miles (139 km; 86 mi) off Mobile, Alabama. All eight people on board survived.[77]
Fort Morgan  United States 1906 Mississippi hurricane: The steamer was driven ashore at the foot of St. Frances Street, Mobile, Alabama.[228]
Fred P. Litchfield  United States 1906 Mississippi hurricane: The 1,045-gross register ton schooner barge or scow barge sank in the Gulf of Mexico at 26°00′N 87°50′W / 26.000°N 87.833°W / 26.000; -87.833 (Fred P. Litchfield). All eight people on board survived.[77]
Gamma  United States With no one on board, the 89-gross register ton sternwheel paddle steamer sank off Mobile, Alabama.[229]
Governor Stone  United States 1906 Mississippi hurricane: The sailing vessel capsized in Herron Bay on the coast of Alabama and was driven 300 yards (270 m) into a marsh. Her owner was her sole survivor. She was refloated, repaired, and returned to service.[230]
Hercules  Norway 1906 Mississippi hurricane: The sailing bark lumber ship was wrecked on Ship Island just north of Fort Massachusetts and was declared a total loss.[231]
Jennie Hulbert  United States 1906 Mississippi hurricane: The 440-gross register ton brig was abandoned in the Gulf of Mexico. All eight people on board survived. She remained afloat and was towed in to Port Eads, Louisiana, on 10 October.[20]
S. O. Co. No. 90  United States 1906 Mississippi hurricane: The 2,019-gross register ton schooner barge or scow barge sank in the Gulf of Mexico off the Dry Tortugas with the loss of all nine people on board.[45]
Unidentified schooners  United States 1906 Mississippi hurricane: A small fleet of several sailing schooners sank at Heron Bay, Alabama, with the loss of all hands.[230]

27 September[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 27 September 1906
Ship Country Description
A. J. Chapman  United States With no one on board, the 48-gross register ton schooner was stranded at Wrights Mill Beach on the coast of Florida.[139]
Agnes  United States 1906 Mississippi hurricane: The 14-gross register ton schooner was stranded at Bayou La Batre, Alabama, with the loss of all three people on board.[139]
Agnes  United States 1906 Mississippi hurricane: With no one aboard, the 8-gross register ton schooner was stranded at Dauphin Island, Alabama.[139]
Altama  United States 1906 Mississippi hurricane: The 31-gross register ton schooner was stranded in Pensacola Bay on the coast of Florida. All six people on board survived.[139]
Amelia  United States 1906 Mississippi hurricane: The steamer was sunk at Mobile, Alabama.[232]
Angelo  United States 1906 Mississippi hurricane: After the 122-gross register ton sidewheel paddle steamer's dock at Pensacola, Florida, was blown away, she was stranded on the beach in Pensacola Bay and broke up. All six people on board survived.[74][233]
B. F. Sutter  United States 1906 Mississippi hurricane: The 36-gross register ton schooner was stranded in Pensacola Bay on the coast of Florida. All seven people on board survived.[139]
Capt. Fritz  United States 1906 Mississippi hurricane: The packet ship was driven ashore at Pensacola, Florida. Refloated and repaired.[234]
Carrie N. Chase  United States The 48-gross register ton schooner was stranded at Fisherville, Florida. All seven people on board survived.[139]
City of Concord  United States The 385-gross register ton screw steamer sank in Lake Erie off Pelee Island, Ontario, with the loss of two lives. There were ten survivors.[74]
Clara R. Grimes  United States 1906 Mississippi hurricane: The 34-gross register ton schooner was stranded in Pensacola Bay on the coast of Florida. All eight people on board survived.[77]
D. W.  United States 1906 Mississippi hurricane: With no one on board, the 5-gross register ton sloop was stranded in Pensacola Bay on the coast of Florida.[77]
Ethel  United States 1906 Mississippi hurricane: The 7-gross register ton schooner sank at Heron Bay, Alabama, with the loss of one life. There were two survivors.[77]
Flourine  United States 1906 Mississippi hurricane: The 386-gross register ton bark was stranded on Cat Island on the coast of Mississippi. All nine people on board survived.[77]
Francis and Margery  United States 1906 Mississippi hurricane: The 40-gross register ton schooner was stranded at Pensacola, Florida. All six people on board survived.[77]
Gertrude A. Bartlett  United States The 374-gross register ton schooner was abandoned in the North Atlantic Ocean at 29°15′N 71°45′W / 29.250°N 71.750°W / 29.250; -71.750 (Gertrude A. Bartlett). All seven people on board survived.[77]
Gracie S  United States 1906 Mississippi hurricane: The 9-gross register ton schooner was stranded in Pensacola Bay on the coast of Florida. All five people on board survived.[77]
Gussie  United States 1906 Mississippi hurricane: The 998-gross register ton steel-hullled sidewheel paddle steamer was stranded on Dauphin Island on the coast of Alabama. All 33 people on board survived.[229]
Helen  United States 1906 Mississippi hurricane: The 20-gross register ton screw steamer's dock at Pensacola, Florida, was blown away, setting her adrift, and she broke up on the beach. All five people on board survived.[28][235]
Hilary  United States 1906 Mississippi hurricane: The 38-gross register ton schooner was stranded at Perdido Key, Florida. Both people on board survived.[20]
Irma  United States 1906 Mississippi hurricane: With no one on board, the 6-gross register ton schooner was stranded in Pensacola Bay on the coast of Florida.[20]
J. P. Schuh  United States 1906 Mississippi hurricane: The laid up steamer was driven ashore at Mobile, Alabama.[236]
J. Wago  United States 1906 Mississippi hurricane: The 19-gross register ton schooner was stranded at Biloxi, Mississippi. All four people on board survived.[20]
Jas. P. Collins  United States 1906 Mississippi hurricane: The 13-gross register ton schooner was stranded in Pensacola Bay on the coast of Florida. All four people on board survived.[20]
Jos. Favre-Baldwin  United States 1906 Mississippi hurricane: The 50-gross register ton screw steamer burned at Fairport, Mississippi. All three people on board survived.[28][28]
Josephine  United States 1906 Mississippi hurricane: With no one on board, the 774-gross register ton screw steamer was lost when she collided with the barge Black Diamond ( United States) at Mobile, Alabama.[28]
Josie Johnson  United States 1906 Mississippi hurricane: The 27-gross register ton schooner was stranded in Pensacola Bay on the coast of Florida. All six people on board survived.[20]
Kauikeaouli  United States The 140-gross register ton schooner was abandoned in the Pacific Ocean off Hawaii. All seven people on board survived.[20]
Lady Grace  United States 1906 Mississippi hurricane: With no one on board, the 144-gross register ton sternwheel paddle steamer was stranded at Mobile, Alabama.[28]
Lila  United States 1906 Mississippi hurricane: The sloop was lost in Dauphin Island Bay (30°15′54″N 88°06′21″W / 30.2650°N 88.1059°W / 30.2650; -88.1059 (Dauphin Island Bay)) on the United States Gulf Coast in Alabama.[107]
Margaret S  United States 1906 Mississippi hurricane: With no one on board, the 11-gross register ton schooner was stranded on Cat Island on the coast of Mississippi.[20]
Margrette B  United States 1906 Mississippi hurricane: The 13-gross register ton schooner was stranded at Point of Pines, Alabama, with the loss of both people on board.[20]
Mary  United States 1906 Mississippi hurricane: With no one on board, the laid-up 198-gross register ton sternwheel paddle steamer — a packet ship — was blown from her moorings on the east side of the Mobile River to the city side at Mobile, Alabama, and sank. She was a total loss.[28][237]
Mary Gray  United States 1906 Mississippi hurricane: The 8-gross register ton schooner sank in Dauphin Island Bay (30°15′54″N 88°06′21″W / 30.2650°N 88.1059°W / 30.2650; -88.1059 (Dauphin Island Bay)) on the United States Gulf Coast in Alabama. All four people on board survived.[45][29]
Mary Wittich  United States 1906 Mississippi hurricane: The steamer's dock was blown away in lower Mobile Bay and she driven up on the beach. Refloated and repaired.[238]
Minerva  United States 1906 Mississippi hurricane: The 64-gross register ton schooner sank in Pensacola Bay on the coast of Florida. All eight people on board survived.[45]
Nelley Keyser  United States 1906 Mississippi hurricane: The 42-gross register ton screw steamer was blown away from her dock at Pensacola, Florida, and broke up on the beach in Pensacola Bay. All five people on board survived.[7][239]
Nellie B  United States 1906 Mississippi hurricane: With no one on board, the 6-gross register ton schooner was stranded in Pensacola Bay on the coast of Florida.[45]
Old Hickory  United States 1906 Mississippi hurricane: The 29-gross register ton schooner was stranded at Mobile, Alabama. Both people on board survived.[45]
Olive  United States 1906 Mississippi hurricane: With no one on board, the 172-gross register ton schooner sank in the Mobile River in Alabama.[45]
Olivia  United States 1906 Mississippi hurricane: The schooner was lost in Dauphin Island Bay (30°15′54″N 88°06′21″W / 30.2650°N 88.1059°W / 30.2650; -88.1059 (Dauphin Island Bay)) on the United States Gulf Coast in Alabama.[240]
Phenix  United States The lighter sank at dock in the East River at One Hundred and Fifty-Sixth Street.[241]
Two Friends  United States 1906 Mississippi hurricane: The 6-gross register ton sloop sank at Heron Bay, Alabama with the loss of both people on board.[74]
Two Sisters  United States 1906 Mississippi hurricane: The 21-gross register ton schooner was stranded at Bay Point, Alabama. Both people on board survived.[74]
Wm. H. Warren  United States 1906 Mississippi hurricane: The 31-gross register ton schooner sank off St. Joseph Point, Florida with the loss of all seven people on board.[74]

29 September[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 29 September 1906
Ship Country Description
No. 2 (or Car Ferry No. 2)  United States The 1,548-gross register ton barge — a train ferrycapsized and sank off Chicago, Illinois, in a gale. Her master and two crewmen were killed. There were three survivors: The steam tug Perfection ( United States) rescued two of them, and the United States Life-Saving Service rescued the other.[148][242]
City of Concord  United States The steamer sprung a leak and foundered in heavy seas on Lake Erie four miles (6.4 km) east of the south end of Kelleys Island. Two crewmen went down with the ship after refusing to get in the lifeboat when ordered to.[243]
M. W. Wood  United States The tow steamer filled and sank when a line to her tow parted causing a severe list in the Mississippi River 35 miles (56 km) south of New Orleans, Louisiana, sinking in 115 feet (35 m) of water.[244]

30 September[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 30 September 1906
Ship Country Description
Negaunee  United States The 640-gross register ton schooner was stranded in Lake Erie. All seven people on board survived.[45]
Oshkosh  United States The 16-gross register ton motor yacht burned at Oshkosh, Wisconsin. All seven people on board survived.[7]

October[edit]

2 October[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 2 October 1906
Ship Country Description
Pelican  United States The 13-gross register ton schooner was stranded at Pass-a-Grille on the west coast of Florida. Both people on board survived.[45]
Santa Ana  United States The steamer sprung a leak in a severe gale 50 miles (80 km) off Cape Flattery. She was beached in Callam Bay. After removing some cargo she was refloated and taken to Seattle, Washington, for repairs.[245]

3 October[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 3 October 1906
Ship Country Description
Maunie  United States During a severe windstorm, the 36-gross register ton sternwheel paddle steamer either was stranded or foundered while tied up at a dock in the Ohio River at Eckel's Landing near Grand Chain, Illinois. All four people on board survived, but she was declared a total loss.[28][246]

4 October[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 4 October 1906
Ship Country Description
HMS Landrail  Royal Navy The decommissioned Curlew-class torpedo gunvessel was sunk as a target.[247]

5 October[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 5 October 1906
Ship Country Description
Shasta  United States The 722-gross register ton screw steamer ran aground in dense fog and was wrecked off Point Conception on the coast of California with the loss of one life. There were 15 survivors.[7][248][249]

6 October[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 6 October 1906
Ship Country Description
Ada Medora  United States The 290-gross register ton schooner was stranded one mile (1.6 km) off Buffalo, New York, a total loss. Half her cargo was salvaged. All seven people on board survived.[139][250]
Edward Wright  United States The 23-gross register ton schooner capsized in the Chesapeake Bay off Thomas Point on the coast of Maryland with the loss of both people on board.[77]
Gracie A  United States With no one on board, the 7-gross register ton sloop was stranded on Squirrel Island off Boothbay Harbor, Maine.[77]

7 October[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 7 October 1906
Ship Country Description
Bessie Parker  United Kingdom The schooner was wrecked in heavy seas and high winds one mile (1.6 km) south west of the Quoddy Head Life Saving Station, a total loss. Her six crewmen survived.[251]
Keewaydin  United Kingdom The schooner dragged anchor in a Gale and went ashore 6 miles west of the Rocky Point, New York Life Saving Station. Crew rescued by the United States Life Saving Service.[252]
May Richards  United States The 530-gross register ton schooner was stranded on Ohio's North Bass Island in Lake Erie. All six people on board survived.[45]

8 October[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 8 October 1906
Ship Country Description
Abram Smith  United States The 372-gross register ton schooner was stranded on Duck Island in Lake Huron. All seven people on board survived.[139]
Hoo Hoo  United States The 82-gross register ton sternwheel paddle steamer burned either in the Mississippi River at New Orleans, Louisiana, or in Vermilion Bay on the coast of Louisiana, according to different sources. All six people on board survived, but she was declared a total loss.[28][253]
J. B. Comstock  United States The 325-gross register ton schooner was stranded in the Duck Islands in Lake Huron. All seven people on board survived.[20]
Lotus  United States The 148-gross register ton sand barge, under tow by the steamer Winfield S. Cahill ( United States), sprang a leak and sank near Egg Island off Cohansey Point on the coast of New Jersey. Winfield S. Cahill rescued her crew.[1][254]
Onward  United States The steamer broke loose from her moorings in high winds at Northport, Michigan. The winds blew her ashore where she broke up, a total loss.[255]
Pasadena  United States The 2,076-gross register ton schooner barge or scow barge was stranded on the Portage Canal Breakwater in Michigan with the loss of two lives. There were eight survivors.[45]

9 October[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 9 October 1906
Ship Country Description
Samuel H. Foster  United States The 672-gross register ton schooner barge or scow barge was stranded ion the Portage Canal in Michigan. All seven people on board survived.[45]
W. H. Pringle  United States The 575-gross register ton sternwheel paddle steamer was wrecked after hitting a rock in the Entiat Rapids in the Columbia River off Entiat, Washington. All 17 people aboard survived, but she was declared a total loss.[7][256]
Wayne  United States The 708-gross register ton schooner barge or scow barge was stranded 14 nautical miles (26 km; 16 mi) southwest of the Portage Canal in Michigan. All seven people on board survived.[45]

10 October[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 10 October 1906
Ship Country Description
John R. Rees  United States The 81-gross register ton schooner sank off Dymers Wharves, Virginia. All four people on board survived.[20]
Roy  United States The steamer sank at dock in the Black River while under repair at Poplar Bluff, Missouri. She was scheduled to be raised later.[257]
Sparta  United States With no one on board, the 6-gross register ton schooner sank in Papys Bayou in Florida. Both people on board survived.[201]

11 October[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 11 October 1906
Ship Country Description
Black Diamond  United States With no one on board, the 121-gross register ton barge was lost when she collided with the screw steamer Josephine ( United States) off Mobile, Alabama.[1]
Ella Powell  United States The 140-gross register ton schooner sank off New London, Connecticut, with the loss of one life. There was one survivor.[77]
Helen B. Crosby  United States The 1,776-gross register ton schooner was stranded on Inner Bay Ledge in Penobscot Bay on the coast of Maine, a total loss. All 11 people on board survived.[20][258]
Joseph Baker  United States The tow steamer was entering "The Narrows" of the Saco River in New England when she was pushed ashore, causing damage that resulted in beaching and partial sinking.[259]

12 October[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 12 October 1906
Ship Country Description
Argonaut  United States While no one was on board, the 1,118-gross register ton screw steamer burned at Marysville, Michigan.[74]
Dolphin  United States The 5-gross register ton sloop-rigged yacht was lost when she struck a dock at Milwaukee, Wisconsin. The only person on board survived.[77]
Hattie Wells  United States The 376-gross register ton schooner burned at Marysville, Michigan. All three people on board survived.[260]

13 October[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 13 October 1906
Ship Country Description
Merom  United States The 925-gross register ton schooner was stranded on Bonaire in the Netherlands West Indies. All nine people on board survived.[45]

14 October[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 14 October 1906
Ship Country Description
Boone No. 4  United States The ferry struck a picket, holing her hull, and sank at Point Pleasant, West Virginia in the Ohio River.[261]
Wanderer  United States The steamer sank in Jewfish Creek near Miami, Florida in six feet (1.8 m) of water. Later raised.[262]

15 October[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 15 October 1906
Ship Country Description
Moccasin  United States The 15-gross register ton schooner sank at Knights Key in the Florida Keys. The only person on board survived.[45]

16 October[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 16 October 1906
Ship Country Description
Lutin  French Navy The Farfadet-class submarine accidentally sank. Raised, repaired and returned to service.[263]

17 October[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 17 October 1906
Ship Country Description
Nirvana  United States The 53-gross register ton schooner was stranded on the Isle of Pines off Cuba. All seven people on board survived.[45]

18 October[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 18 October 1906
Ship Country Description
Henry Sutton  United States The 602-gross register ton schooner departed Chéverie, Nova Scotia, with seven people on board and was never heard from again.[20]
Houseboat No. 4  United States 1906 Florida Keys hurricane: The accommodations barge broke loose from her moorings, she broke up and sank in Hawke's Channel near Longboat Key, Florida. Of approximately 175 men aboard 72 were rescued by Jenny ( Austria-Hungary), the rest were lost.[264]
Palm  United States 1906 Florida Keys hurricane: The 12-gross register ton motor vessel was stranded on Long Key in the Florida Keys. Both people on board survived.[74]
Race  United States 1906 Florida Keys hurricane: The 28-gross register ton schooner was stranded on Knights Key in the central Florida Keys. All five people on board survived.[45]
Sidney  United States 1906 Florida Keys hurricane: The 7-gross register ton schooner sank off Metacumbie, Florida. All three people on board survived.[211]
Silver Heel  United States 1906 Florida Keys hurricane: The 10-gross register ton schooner was stranded at Miami, Florida. All seven people on board survived.[265]
St. Lucie  United States
St. Lucie
1906 Florida Keys hurricane: The 165-gross register ton iron-hulled passenger sternwheel paddle steamer was wrecked off Elliott Key in the Florida Keys with the loss of 21 lives. There were 76 survivors. She was a total loss.[7][266][267]
Sunbeam  United States The 7-gross register ton schooner sank at Cutler, Florida. Both people on board survived.[268]
Thistle  United States 1906 Florida Keys hurricane: The 10-gross register ton motor vessel was stranded on Key Largo in the Florida Keys. Both people on board survived.[7]
Two Brothers  United States 1906 Florida Keys hurricane: The 12-gross register ton schooner was stranded on Elliott Key in the Florida Keys. All three people on board survived.[45]

19 October[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 19 October 1906
Ship Country Description
A. A. Rowe  United States The 45-gross register ton schooner was stranded on Egmont Key at the mouth of Tampa Bay on the coast of Florida. All five people on board survived.[139]
Wm. J. Blankfard  United States The steamer capsized and sank at the Drawbridge Wharf in the harbor of Baltimore.[269]

20 October[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 20 October 1906
Ship Country Description
Anchovy  United States With no one on board, the 11-gross register ton scow was stranded on Mayne Island in the southern Gulf Islands in British Columbia, Canada.[1]
George Farwell  United States The 977-gross register ton screw steamer — a bulk carrier — was wrecked in thick fog on Cape Henry on the coast of Virginia one mile (1.6 km) south of the Cape Henry Lighthouse. The United States Life-Saving Service rescued her entire crew of 15 and some of her cargo was salvaged, but she was declared a total loss.[28][270][271][272]

21 October[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 21 October 1906
Ship Country Description
Sesnon No. 5  United States While anchored off Nome, Territory of Alaska, the 27-gross register ton barge broke loose from her moorings during a gale and was stranded on the beach 6 nautical miles (11 km; 6.9 mi) west of Nome. The only person on board survived. On 4 January 1907, she was completely demolished when crushed by ice during a storm that struck while she still was stranded.[148][222]
Sesnon No. 9  United States While anchored off Nome, Territory of Alaska, with no cargo aboard, the 18-gross register ton barge broke loose from her moorings during a gale and was stranded on a beach 6 nautical miles (11 km; 6.9 mi) west of Nome. The only person on board survived. On 4 January 1907, she was completely demolished when crushed by ice during a storm that struck while she still was stranded.[148][222]

22 October[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 22 October 1906
Ship Country Description
Corona  United States The steamer burned to the waters edge at Duluth, Minnesota.[273]
H. M. Carter  United States The steamer sank at Marksville, Louisiana. Raised and repaired.[274]

23 October[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 23 October 1906
Ship Country Description
Cumberland  United States The steamer struck the Ohio Street Bridge in Buffalo, New York, and sank.[275]
Frank Butler  United States The 74-gross register ton schooner was stranded in the Chesapeake Bay at Windmill Point on the coast of Virginia. All three people on board survived.[77]

24 October[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 24 October 1906
Ship Country Description
Grand View  United States The steamer was wrecked after dragging anchor and going ashore on Little Calumet Island. Her boiler and machinery was salvaged.[276]
Hastings  United States The 165-gross register ton screw steamer burned and sank off Long Neck Point or Shippan Point in Stamford, Connecticut (sources disagree) due to lamps overturning in a collision with an unidentified schooner. All 11 people on board survived.[28][277]
Lewis H. Giles  United States The 135-gross register ton schooner was stranded in the Bay of Fundy on Wood Island, New Brunswick. All ten people on board survived.[20]
Venture  United States The motor launch filled and sank at dock in a gale with high seas near the Sturgeon Point Light. Her cargo, machinery, and propeller were salvaged, and then she was abandoned.[278]

25 October[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 25 October 1906
Ship Country Description
Collins Howes, jr.  United States The 33-gross register ton schooner was stranded on Saddle Island in Penobscot Bay on the coast of Maine. Both people on board survived.[77]
Glenullen  United States The 73-gross register ton schooner was stranded in Machias Bay on the coast of Maine. Both people on board survived.[77]
Native  United States The 34-gross register ton sternwheel paddle steamer sank in the Ouachita River at Camden, Arkansas. All seven people on board survived.[7]
Peter Iredale  United Kingdom
Peter Iredale, 1906

The barque was wrecked in rainy weather at Clatsop Spit, Oregon. Crew rescued by the United States Life Saving Service.[279]

Scagit (or Skagit)  United States The 506-gross register ton barkentine was wrecked in fog on Vancouver Island near Clo-oose, British Columbia. Her master and the cook died, but the other eight people on board survived. She was a total loss.[74][280]

26 October[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 26 October 1906
Ship Country Description
Plow Boy  United States The 16-gross register ton schooner was stranded in northern Lake Michigan off Waugoshance Light on the coast of Michigan. Both people on board survived.[45]
Sehome  United States The 11-gross register ton, 38.2-foot (11.6 m) schooner was wrecked with the loss of her entire crew of three at Point Gardner (57°01′N 134°37′W / 57.017°N 134.617°W / 57.017; -134.617 (Point Gardner)) on Admiralty Island in the Alexander Archipelago in Southeast Alaska.[45][222]

27 October[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 27 October 1906
Ship Country Description
Lackawanna  United States The steamer struck the submerged breakwater extension at the entrance to the harbor of Cleveland, Ohio, holing her hull. The wind and seas worked her over the submerged extension and she sank east of the entrance, a total loss. Her crew was rescued by the United States Life Saving Service.[281][282]
Swan  Australia The ketch was sunk in a collision with Queenscliff (flag unknown) off Cape Schank.[283]

28 October[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 28 October 1906
Ship Country Description
Charley Curlin  United States The 92-gross register ton sternwheel paddle steamer burned while tied up at a dock on the Mississippi River at Caruthersville, Missouri. All 10 people on board survived, but she was declared a total loss.[74][284]
Elgin  United States The 330-gross register ton barge was abandoned in Lake Superior off Grand Marais, Minnesota. Both people on board survived.[1]
LB+  United States The 13-gross register ton motor paddle vessel burned on the Missouri River at Leavenworth, Kansas. All three people on board survived.[28]
Norna  United States The 23-gross register ton schooner sank off Lake Worth, Florida. Both people on board survived.[187]
Pathfinder  United States The steamer ran aground in a gale and high seas in Lake Huron 9 nautical miles (17 km; 10 mi) from the Harbor Beach, Michigan, Life-Saving Station. Her master scuttled her to prevent further damage and then her crew abandoned ship. The United States Life-Saving Service rescued her entire crew. She later was pumped out, refloated, and pulled off by tugs on 2 November.[285]

30 October[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 30 October 1906
Ship Country Description
Checotah  United States The 658-gross register ton schooner barge or scow barge sank in Lake Huron off Harbor Beach, Michigan. All seven people on board survived.[77]
Grand View  Canada The 17-gross register ton screw steamer was wrecked after breaking her moorings and going ashore on Governor's Island or Little Calumet Island (sources disagree) in the St. Lawrence River opposite Clayton, New York. All three people on board survived.[28][286]

31 October[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 31 October 1906
Ship Country Description
Elizabeth  United States The schooner parted her anchor chain in a Gale and high seas in the area of the Rocky Point, New York Life Saving Station. She drifted ashore 2 miles east of the Station and sank. Her crew was rescued by the United States Life Saving Service.[287]
Silver Star  United States The 35-gross register ton schooner sank in the York River in Virginia. All three people on board survived.[45]

Unknown date[edit]

List of shipwrecks: Unknown date October 1906
Ship Country Description
Emma S  United States The 50-gross register ton schooner sank off Charleston, South Carolina, with the loss of all four people on board.[77]

November[edit]

1 November[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 1 November 1906
Ship Country Description
Grace Deering  United States The 627-gross register ton barge sank in the Atlantic Ocean off Miami, Florida. All six people on board survived.[1]

4 November[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 4 November 1906
Ship Country Description
G. M. Cochrane  United Kingdom The Schooner ran aground 3 miles south the Nauset, Massachusetts Life Saving Station in high winds and surf. Her crew was rescued by the United States Life Saving Service.[288]
Ida  United States The 11-gross register ton sternwheel paddle steamer sank. All five people on board survived.[28]

5 November[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 5 November 1906
Ship Country Description
Eldora  United States The 52-gross register ton schooner sank 52 nautical miles (96 km; 60 mi) north-northwest of the Cultivator Shoals off the coast of Maine. Both people on board survived.[77]

7 November[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 7 November 1906
Ship Country Description
Mopang  United States The 77-gross register ton schooner was stranded at Gay Head, Massachusetts, a total loss. She was stripped by the Underwriters. All three people on board were rescued by the United States Life Saving Service.[45][289]

8 November[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 8 November 1906
Ship Country Description
Nan M. Dantzler  United States The 224-gross register ton schooner was abandoned with the loss of one life in the Bay of Campeche off Coatzacoalcos, Mexico. There were five survivors.[45]

11 November[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 11 November 1906
Ship Country Description
Oscar G.  United States The steamer burned in Lacasine Bayou, a tributary of the Mermenton River.[290]

12 November[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 12 November 1906
Ship Country Description
Arrow  United States The tug sank in a collision with Pequot ( United States) off Pier 20 in the East River.[291]

13 November[edit]