List of shipwrecks in 1916

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The list of shipwrecks in 1916 includes some ships sunk, foundered, grounded, or otherwise lost during 1916.


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List of shipwrecks: Unknown date 1916
Ship Country Description
Alioni Marceline  Belgium World War I: The fishing vessel was sunk by enemy action in November or early December.[1]
Brighton  Australia The hulk was abandoned in Pindimar Bay, Port Stephens, New South Wales (32°40′12″S 152°07′29″E / 32.67000°S 152.12472°E / -32.67000; 152.12472).[2]
Edinburgh  United Kingdom World War I: The barque was sunk in the Atlantic Ocean between Fernando Noronha and the coast of Brazil by SMS Möwe ( Kaiserliche Marine some time between 17 January and 9 February.[3]
Flamenco  United Kingdom World War I: The cargo ship was sunk in the Atlantic Ocean between Fernando Noronha and the coast of Brazil by SMS Möwe ( Kaiserliche Marine) between 17 January and 9 February.[3]
Horace  United Kingdom World War I: The cargo ship was sunk in the Atlantic Ocean between Fernando Noronha and the coast of Brazil by SMS Möwe ( Kaiserliche Marine) between 17 January and 9 February.[3]
RFA Innistrahull  Royal Fleet Auxiliary The Innis-class water carrier was lost during March or April 1916.[4]
HMS Julnar  Royal Navy World War I: Mesopotamian Campaign: The paddle steamer was sunk by Ottoman guns on either the Tigris or Euphrates River.
Luxembourg  Belgium World War I: The cargo ship was sunk in the Atlantic Ocean between Fernando Noronha and the coast of Brazil by SMS Möwe ( Kaiserliche Marine) between 17 January and 9 February.[3]
Sadko  Russia The icebreaker struck a rock and sank in Kandalaska Bay, White Sea. She was raised in 1933, repaired and returned to service.[5]
Tac  United Kingdom World War I: The trawler was sunk by enemy action in late November or early December. Her crew were rescued.[1]
SM UB-7  Kaiserliche Marine World War I: The Type UB I submarine departed Varna, Romania on 27 September for a patrol in the Black Sea. Subsequently either struck a mine or bombed and sunk with the loss of all fifteen crew.
SM UB-44  Kaiserliche Marine World War I: The Type UB II submarine was lost in the Gulf of Kotor whilst on patrol.
Victorian  United Kingdom World War I: The passenger ship was torpedoed and sunk in the Mediterranean Sea off Malta.[6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Sixteen more vessels lost". The Times (41341). London. 4 December 1916. col E, p. 8. 
  2. ^ "BRIGHTON". Clydesite. Retrieved 1 July 2016. 
  3. ^ a b c d "The Möwe's exploits". The Times (41100). London. 26 February 1916. col C, p. 5. 
  4. ^ "RFA Innistrahull". Historical RFA. Retrieved 10 February 2013. 
  5. ^ "Soviet ships in Polar seas". The Times (47194). London. 14 October 1935. col G, p. 15. 
  6. ^ "Victorian". The Yard. Retrieved 19 February 2017. 
Ship events in 1916
Ship launches: 1911 1912 1913 1914 1915 1916 1917 1918 1919 1920 1921
Ship commissionings: 1911 1912 1913 1914 1915 1916 1917 1918 1919 1920 1921
Ship decommissionings: 1911 1912 1913 1914 1915 1916 1917 1918 1919 1920 1921
Shipwrecks: 1911 1912 1913 1914 1915 1916 1917 1918 1919 1920 1921