List of shipwrecks in 1917

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The list of shipwrecks in 1917 includes some ships sunk, foundered, grounded, or otherwise lost during 1917.

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List of shipwrecks: Unknown date 1917
Ship Country Description
AG-13  Imperial Russian Navy The AG-class submarine sank accidentally. She was refloated, repaired, and returned to service as AG-16.
Ariel  United States The schooner was wrecked off the Inubōsaki Lighthouse, Japan.
Belem  United Kingdom The ship sank near Bude, Cornwall.[1]
Orthes  Norway The barque was abandoned in the Atlantic Ocean. She subsequently foundered.[2]
Spes & Fides  Norway The fishing steamer (former whaler) suffered an engine malfunction and sank in a storm off Tromsø, Norway. No lives were lost in the shipwreck. The wreck was located by divers at a depth of 20 m (66 ft) in 2014, after a search initiated by Sandefjord Museum.[3]
Taurus  United Kingdom World War I: The coaster struck a mine and sank in the North Sea east of the Shetland Islands with the loss of nine crew. This was either during July 1917 or August 1917.[4]
SM U-50  Kaiserliche Marine World War I: The Type U 43 submarine is believed to have struck a mine and sank in the North Sea off Terschelling, Friesland, Netherlands on or after 31 August.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "UK storms: World War One wreck revealed on beach". BBC. Retrieved 26 February 2014. 
  2. ^ "Orthes". Clydesite. Retrieved 1 July 2016. 
  3. ^ Hanssen, Kine (19 November 2014). "Fant forlist hvalbåt etter nesten 100 år". Bladet Tromsø (in Norwegian). Retrieved 20 November 2014. 
  4. ^ "Taurus". Uboat.net. Retrieved 19 October 2012. 
Ship events in 1917
Ship launches: 1912 1913 1914 1915 1916 1917 1918 1919 1920 1921 1922
Ship commissionings: 1912 1913 1914 1915 1916 1917 1918 1919 1920 1921 1922
Ship decommissionings: 1912 1913 1914 1915 1916 1917 1918 1919 1920 1921 1922
Shipwrecks: 1912 1913 1914 1915 1916 1917 1918 1919 1920 1921 1922