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.
|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.|
|Orthes||Norway||The barque was abandoned in the Atlantic Ocean. She subsequently foundered.|
|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.|
|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.|
|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.|
- "UK storms: World War One wreck revealed on beach". BBC. Retrieved 26 February 2014.
- "Orthes". Clydesite. Retrieved 1 July 2016.
- Hanssen, Kine (19 November 2014). "Fant forlist hvalbåt etter nesten 100 år". Bladet Tromsø (in Norwegian). Retrieved 20 November 2014.
- "Taurus". Uboat.net. Retrieved 19 October 2012.
|Ship events in 1917|