List of shipwrecks in 1990

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The list of shipwrecks in 1990 includes ships sunk, foundered, grounded, or otherwise lost during 1990.

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January[edit]

4 January[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 4 January 1990
Ship Country Description
Boleslaw Krzywousty  Poland Eritrean War of Independence: The cargo ship was hit by rockets fired by Eritrean rebels and either sank or was beached (16°23′N 39°12′E / 16.383°N 39.200°E / 16.383; 39.200). Later declared a constructive total loss, lending credence to the possibility that she was beached.[1][2]

8 January[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 8 January 1990
Ship Country Description
Orient Pioneer  Liberia The bulk carrier was abandoned in the Indian Ocean. She was on a voyage from Tubarao, Brazil to Kaohsiung, Taiwan. Orient Pioneer sank on 21 January.[3]

9 January[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 9 January 1990
Ship Country Description
Sally Albatross  Finland The cruiseferry caught fire at Finnboda, Nacka, Sweden. Her superstructure was consequently scrapped and the hull was salvaged and rebuilt.

20 January[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 20 January 1990
Ship Country Description
Charlie  Cyprus The cargo ship foundered in the Atlantic Ocean north of the Azores with the loss of all 27 crew.[4]

28 January[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 28 January 1990
Ship Country Description
Bobby Lee  United States The 32-foot (9.8 m) fishing vessel sank in Frederick Sound in the Alexander Archipelago in Southeast Alaska after she became disabled during bad weather. A United States Coast Guard helicopter rescued her crew of two.[5]

29 January[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 29 January 1990
Ship Country Description
American Star  United States The110-foot (33.5 m) crab-fishing vessel was wrecked on a beach on Otter Island in the Pribilof Islands in the Bering Sea. A United States Coast Guard helicopter rescued her entire crew of six.[6]
Kittiwake Flag of the United States Fish and Wildlife Service.svg United States Fish and Wildlife Service During a voyage in the Aleutian Islands from Kagalaska Island to Adak, Alaska, the 25-foot (7.6 m) motor vessel, an Alaska Maritime National Wildlife Refuge boat, drifted onto the western coast of Adak Island in the Aleutian Islands during a blizzard, was swamped by a wave, and capsized with the loss of one man and one woman – both United States Fish and Wildlife Service employees – on board. Her two survivors – a man and a woman – were rescued by United States Coast Guard and United States Navy personnel on 30 January.[7][8][9]

30 January[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 30 January 1990
Ship Country Description
Flag Theofano  Greece The bulk cement carrier foundered in the English Channel off the Isle of Wight with the loss of all nineteen crew.[10][11]

Unknown date[edit]

List of shipwrecks: Unknown date in January 1990
Ship Country Description
Bessledno  Soviet Union The destroyer sank in the Taiwan Strait whilst under tow to India for scrapping.[12]

February[edit]

4 February[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 4 February 1990
Ship Country Description
Pavlov  United States The 163-foot (49.7 m) fishing vessel was destroyed by fire in the Pribilof Islands. The fishing vessel Shishaldin ( United States) rescued all 19 members of her crew from life rafts.[13]

22 February[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 22 February 1990
Ship Country Description
Cobra  United States The 58-foot (17.7 m) fishing vessel flooded and was abandoned in Swanson Harbor (58°11′30″N 135°05′00″W / 58.19167°N 135.08333°W / 58.19167; -135.08333 (Swanson Harbor)) in Southeast Alaska. The fishing vessel Jenny ( United States) rescued her crew of four.[14]

27 February[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 27 February 1990
Ship Country Description
Romance  United States The 36-foot (11.0 m) troller rolled over and sank in the harbor at Wrangell, Alaska. Another fishing vessel rescued all four people – two adults and two children – aboard.[15]

28 February[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 28 February 1990
Ship Country Description
J. Aus  United States The 54-foot (16.5 m) fishing trawler disappeared in a gale in the Gulf of Alaska during a voyage from Blaine, Washington, to King Cove, Alaska, with the loss of all three people on board.[16]

March[edit]

4 March[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 4 March 1990
Ship Country Description
Toledo  Hong Kong The bulk carrier was beached at Pendower Beach, Falmouth, Cornwall.[17]

9 March[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 9 March 1990
Ship Country Description
K T  United States The 65-foot (19.8 m) fishing vessel became disabled and sank at McLean Point (54°47′30″N 131°57′15″W / 54.79167°N 131.95417°W / 54.79167; -131.95417 (McLean Point)) in Southeast Alaska. The tug Simpson ( United States) rescued her entire crew of three.[7]

14 March[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 14 March 1990
Ship Country Description
Alexandre P  Panama The bulk carrier foundered off Dampier, Western Australia with the loss of all hands. She was on a voyage from Dampier to Cape Town, South Africa.[18]

15 March[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 15 March 1990
Ship Country Description
Alaskan Monarch  United States While trying to enter the harbor at St. Paul on Saint Paul Island in the Bering Sea, the 92-foot (28.0 m) crab-fishing vessel became trapped in ice and was forced aground by wind and surf. A United States Coast Guard helicopter rescued her crew of six as 25-foot (7.6 m) waves broke over her. She broke up on the beach, and her wreckage later was removed.[6]

22 March[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 22 March 1990
Ship Country Description
Aleutian Enterprise  United States The 142-foot (43.3 m) fish processing trawler capsized and sank in the Bering Sea approximately 60 nautical miles (110 km; 69 mi) south of Saint Paul Island with the loss of nine lives. There were 22 survivors.[6]

29 March[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 29 March 1990
Ship Country Description
Attu  United States The 65-foot (19.8 m) longline fishing schooner ran aground and sank at Kayak Island on the south-central coast of Alaska. Her crew of seven survived.[6]

April[edit]

2 April[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 2 April 1990
Ship Country Description
Tadoussac  Canada The lake freighter struck a bridge abutment at Port Colborne, Ontario. The ship received an 11-foot (3 m) crack in her hull and the abutment was also damaged.[19]

7 April[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 7 April 1990
Ship Country Description
Scandinavian Star  Bahamas The ferry suffered two fires fifteen minutes apart whilst in the Skagerrak. The second of which was arson. One hundred and fifty-eight people were killed in the fire, which burned for ten hours. She was subsequently repaired and returned to service.
Takan  United States The 45-foot (13.7 m) halibut longliner sank in 15-foot (4.6 m) seas off (Cape Spencer in Southeast Alaska. Her four-man crew abandoned ship in survival suits and all were rescued by a United States Coast Guard helicopter.[20]

19 April[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 19 April 1990
Ship Country Description
Mineral Star  Cyprus The cargo ship was beached at Vitória, Brazil after her engine room flooded. She was refloated in July, but was declared a constructive total loss and sold for scrap. Mineral Star was scrapped at Alang, India in 1992.[21]

25 April[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 25 April 1990
Ship Country Description
Mardi Sue Lynn  United States The 35-foot (10.7 m) crab-fishing vessel burned to the waterline at Cape Chiniak on the south-central coast of Alaska. Her crew of three abandoned ship in a Zodiac inflatable boat and survived.[22]

26 April[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 26 April 1990
Ship Country Description
Deborah D  United States The 99-foot (30.2 m) fish tender ran aground and sank while at anchor in Ursus Cove (59°32′N 153°40′W / 59.533°N 153.667°W / 59.533; -153.667 (Ursus Cove)) on the south-central coast of Alaska.[23]

27 April[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 27 April 1990
Ship Country Description
Troy  United States The retired 90-foot (27.4 m) tug was scuttled as an artificial reef in 75 feet (23 m) of water in the North Atlantic Ocean east of Ocean City, New Jersey, at 39°15.290′N 074°14.060′W / 39.254833°N 74.234333°W / 39.254833; -74.234333 (Troy).[24]

29 April[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 29 April 1990
Ship Country Description
Buzzard  United States The 25-foot (7.6 m) fishing vessel sank off Naked Island (60°40′N 147°25′W / 60.667°N 147.417°W / 60.667; -147.417 (Naked Island)) in Prince William Sound on the south-central coast of Alaska. The fishing vessel Breaker ( United States) rescued her crew of three.[5]

May[edit]

1 May[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 1 May 1990
Ship Country Description
Beaver  United States The 65-foot (19.8 m) fish tender ran aground without loss of life near Kodiak, Alaska, and was abandoned.[5]
Little Ann  United States The 90-foot (27.4 m) longline halibut-fishing vessel sank on Portlock Bank (58°20′00″N 150°30′00″W / 58.33333°N 150.50000°W / 58.33333; -150.50000 (Portlock Bank)) in the Gulf of Alaska 60 nautical miles (110 km; 69 mi) east of Kodiak, Alaska. The fishing vessel Sandra Su ( United States) rescued all eight people aboard.[25]

6 May[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 6 May 1990
Ship Country Description
Captain Henry  United States The retired 56-foot (17.1 m) LCM-6-class landing craft mechanized was scuttled as an artificial reef in the North Atlantic Ocean off Cape May, New Jersey, at 38°51.200′N 074°42.280′W / 38.853333°N 74.704667°W / 38.853333; -74.704667 (Captain Henry).[26]

15 May[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 15 May 1990
Ship Country Description
Smokwa  United States After being refloated from where she had sunk about a year earlier at her moorings near Port Lions, Alaska, on Kodiak Island, the derelict 1,588-ton steamer – formerly a ferry and later a fish processing vessel – was towed out of Kizhuyak Bay and scuttled in waters 6,000 feet (1,800 m) deep in the Gulf of Alaska. One account claims that she began to sink on her own before the scuttling process could begin, forcing her towing vessel, the salvage tug Salvage Chief ( United States), to cut her loose to avoid being pulled under with her.[27][28]

27 May[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 27 May 1990
Ship Country Description
Foxfire  United States The 30-foot (9.1 m) fishing vessel burned and sank in Prince William Sound off Point Pigot (60°48′15″N 148°20′45″W / 60.80417°N 148.34583°W / 60.80417; -148.34583 (Point Pigot)) on the south-central coast of Alaska. The vessel Azuma Searay ( United States) rescued the only person aboard.[29]

June[edit]

6 June[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 6 June 1990
Ship Country Description
Va-Sea-Lees  United States The 40-foot (12.2 m) fiberglass longline halibut fishing vessel was destroyed by an engine room fire and sank off the south-central coast of Alaska in Prince William Sound outside of Strawberry Channel (60°24′N 146°03′W / 60.400°N 146.050°W / 60.400; -146.050 (Strawberry Channel)).[30]

7 June[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 7 June 1990
Ship Country Description
Coho  United States The 29-foot (8.8 m) longline halibut-fishing vessel capsized and sank on the south-central coast of Alaska in Cook Inlet off Dangerous Cape (59°24′00″N 151°54′20″W / 59.40000°N 151.90556°W / 59.40000; -151.90556 (Dangerous Cape)) after she took water over her stern while heavily loaded with fish.[14]

19 June[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 19 June 1990
Ship Country Description
Hana Cove  United States The 50-foot (15.2 m) fish tender sank in Valdez Narrows (61°03′15″N 146°40′30″W / 61.05417°N 146.67500°W / 61.05417; -146.67500 (Valdez Narrows)) on the south-central coast of Alaska after she lost steering and struck a rock. Her crew of four swam to shore in survival suits and survived.[31]

20 June[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 20 June 1990
Ship Country Description
Justy  United States The 30-foot (9.1 m) fishing vessel sank near Robert Island (57°18′15″N 133°28′50″W / 57.30417°N 133.48056°W / 57.30417; -133.48056 (Robert Island)) in Southeast Alaska. The fishing vessel Alaska Dawn ( United States) rescued her crew of two.[16]

27 June[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 27 June 1990
Ship Country Description
Shin Yang Ho  South Korea The 261-foot (79.6 m) fishing vessel sank in Bristol Bay 60 nautical miles (110 km; 69 mi) south of Dillingham, Alaska, after colliding with the vessel Shinei Maru No. 63 ( Japan). All 55 members of her crew survived.[27][32]

July[edit]

7 July[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 7 July 1990
Ship Country Description
Debby Joann  United States The 38-foot (11.6 m) fishing vessel sank in 30 feet (9.1 m) of water in Cook Inlet off Kasilof, Alaska. The only person aboard survived.[23]

14 July[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 14 July 1990
Ship Country Description
Lady Louise  United States The 49-foot (14.9 m) salmon troller struck a rock and sank at Point Turbot (57°09′45″N 134°48′00″W / 57.16250°N 134.80000°W / 57.16250; -134.80000 (Point Turbot)) in Southeast Alaska. A private helicopter rescued her crew.[25]

17 July[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 17 July 1990
Ship Country Description
Carol Moran  United States The retired 100-foot (30.5 m) tug was scuttled as an artificial reef in 90 feet (27 m) of water in the North Atlantic Ocean east of Ocean City, New Jersey, at 39°15.449′N 074°14.173′W / 39.257483°N 74.236217°W / 39.257483; -74.236217 (Carol Moran).[33]

22 July[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 22 July 1990
Ship Country Description
Min Ping Yu No. 5540  China The 17.5-metre (57 ft) fishing boat was stranded on a beach in Pingtan County, Fujian, and 25 corpses were found in two of its holds who had died from suffocation. It was used by the Taiwan military for repatriation of 76 mainland Chinese illegal immigrants, 63 of whom were kept in holds sealed with long nails by the military.[34]

30 July[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 30 July 1990
Ship Country Description
Diosa del Mar  United States The schooner ran aground on Ship Rock, Catalina Island, California (33°27′46″N 118°29′31″W / 33.46278°N 118.49194°W / 33.46278; -118.49194) whilst avoiding a collision with a powerboat and sank.

August[edit]

3 August[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 3 August 1990
Ship Country Description
Makaka  United States The 152-foot (46.3 m) fish tender was wrecked without loss of life on Fern Reef (55°29′30″N 133°15′50″W / 55.49167°N 133.26389°W / 55.49167; -133.26389 (Fern Reef)) off San Fernando Island (55°30′51″N 133°21′25″W / 55.5141667°N 133.3569444°W / 55.5141667; -133.3569444 (San Fernando Island)) in Southeast Alaska.[22]

8 August[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 8 August 1990
Ship Country Description
Lisa Michelle  United States The retired 110-foot (33.5 m) barge was scuttled as an artificial reef in the North Atlantic Ocean off Cape May, New Jersey, at 38°53.505′N 074°40.075′W / 38.891750°N 74.667917°W / 38.891750; -74.667917 (Lisa Michelle).[35]

13 August[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 13 August 1990
Ship Country Description
Min Ping Yu No. 5202  China The 50-foot (15 m) fishing boat was hit by the accompanying Taiwanese naval frigate ROCS Wen Shan 13 nautical miles (24 km; 15 mi) to the north of Keelung. It then broke into two pieces and sank. 21 people were drowned. It was used by the Taiwan military for repatriation of 50 mainland Chinese illegal immigrants.[36]

19 August[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 19 August 1990
Ship Country Description
Karen Lee  United States The 58-foot (17.7 m) salmon gillnetter capsized suddenly and sank off Peninsular Point (57°30′30″N 134°50′00″W / 57.50833°N 134.83333°W / 57.50833; -134.83333 (Peninsular Point)) in Chatham Strait in the Alexander Archipelago in Southeast Alaska. The fishing vessel Polar Lady ( United States) rescued all seven members of her crew.[7]

24 August[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 24 August 1990
Ship Country Description
Verma  United States The 46-foot (14.0 m) wooden salmon fishing vessel sank with the loss of one crew member after colliding with the tug John Brix ( United States) in Snow Pass (56°17′N 132°57′W / 56.283°N 132.950°W / 56.283; -132.950 (Snow Pass)) in Southeast Alaska. The fishing vessel Viking Serenade ( United States) rescued her other five crew members.[30]

27 August[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 27 August 1990
Ship Country Description
Padgie  United States The 45-foot (13.7 m) salmon troller was wrecked without loss of life in Yakutat Bay on the coast of Alaska after her anchor line broke.[13]

31 August[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 31 August 1990
Ship Country Description
Unidentified patrol boat  Spanish Navy The P-205 Type patrol boat was destroyed by a bomb planted by ETA at San Sebastian.[37]

Unknown date[edit]

List of shipwrecks: Unknown
Ship Country Description
Pasithea  Greece Carrying a cargo of iron ore, the ore-oil bulk carrier was last heard from on 4 August and subsequently vanished soon thereafter in the Pacific Ocean off Kashima, Japan, during Typhoon Vernon.[38][39]

September[edit]

1 September[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 1 September 1990
Ship Country Description
Sea Lady  United States The 36-foot (11.0 m) salmon-fishing vessel sank after an engine room fire destroyed her off Ninilchik, Alaska. Her two crew members were rescued from a life raft.[27]

3 September[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 3 September 1990
Ship Country Description
Robert E. Lee  United States The 24-foot (7.3 m) fishing vessel was swamped and wrecked on Perry Island in Prince William Sound on the south-central coast of Alaska. The only person aboard spent the night on the island and was rescued the next day by the fishing vessel Northern Light ( United States).[15]

6 September[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 6 September 1990
Ship Country Description
RFA Fort Victoria  Royal Navy The Troubles, RFA Fort Victoria bombing: The Fort Victoria-class replenishment oiler was damaged at Belfast, County Antrim by a bomb placed in her engine room by the IRA. She was repaired and entered service three years behind schedule.

9 September[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 9 September 1990
Ship Country Description
Puck  United States The 30-foot (9.1 m) fishing vessel capsized in Prince William Sound on the south-central coast of Alaska. The fishing vessel Controller Bay ( United States) rescued the only person aboard from atop Puck′s overturned hull.[13]

11 September[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 1 September 1990
Ship Country Description
Lieutenant  United States The retired 51-foot (15.5 m) fishing trawler was scuttled as an artificial reef in the North Atlantic Ocean south of Long Island off Shinnecock Inlet, New York.[40]

12 September[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 12 September 1990
Ship Country Description
Caddell  United States The retired 178-foot (54.3 m) floating drydock was scuttled as an artificial reef in the North Atlantic Ocean off Fire Island south of Long Island, New York.[41]

13 September[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 13 September 1990
Ship Country Description
Kanatee  United States The 38-foot (11.6 m) fishing vessel flooded at Beauchamp Island (56°43′N 134°14′W / 56.717°N 134.233°W / 56.717; -134.233 (Beauchamp Island)) in Southeast Alaska southeast of Sitka, Alaska. Her crew of two abandoned ship in a skiff and was rescued from the beach by a United States Coast Guard helicopter.[7]

14 September[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 14 September 1990
Ship Country Description
Ku Sun K  United States The 32-foot (9.8 m) fishing vessel ran aground in Cannery Bay (53°42′30″N 166°47′30″W / 53.70833°N 166.79167°W / 53.70833; -166.79167 (Cannery Bay)) on the northern coast of Unalaska Island in the Aleutian Islands after a wave struck her. The only person aboard survived.[7]
Wilhaul Too  United States The 92-foot (28.0 m) fish tender sank in Ugashik Bay, Alaska, in rough weather while operating with a hole in her hull. The refrigerated cargo ship Mizuho Ace (flag unknown) rescued her entire crew of seven.[42]

16 September[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 16 September 1990
Ship Country Description
Sanda  United States The 44-foot (13.4 m) longline halibut-fishing vessel dragged her anchor, ran agroind, and broke up in the surf in Main Bay (60°33′N 148°02′W / 60.550°N 148.033°W / 60.550; -148.033 (Main Bay)) on the south-central coast of Alaska. Her two-man crew survived and was rescued by the fishing vessel Rain Song ( United States).[27]
Wind Song  United States The 50-foot (15.2 m) crab-fishing vessel was wrecked on Wingham Island in the Gulf of Alaska. A United States Coast Guard helicopter hoisted her four-man crew to safety.[42]

23 September[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 23 September 1990
Ship Country Description
Janice M  United States The 47-foot (14.3 m) longline fishing vessel was destroyed off Cape Hinchinbrook on the south-central coast of Alaska by a fire that started when a leaky gasoline can was placed near her cook stove. Her crew of three survived.[16]

27 September[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 27 September 1990
Ship Country Description
Salmo Point  United States The 85-foot (25.9 m) fishing vessel sank near Yakutat, Alaska. Wearing survival suits, all three of her crewmen were rescued by a United States Coast Guard helicopter.[27]

29 September[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 29 September 1990
Ship Country Description
Day’s End  United States The 31-foot (9.4 m) salmon-fishing vessel capsized off Montague Island off the south-central coast of Alaska. The only person aboard perished.[23]

Unknown date[edit]

List of shipwrecks: Unknown date September 1990
Ship Country Description
Ms. Aries  United States The 42-foot (12.8 m) salmon seiner sank without loss of life during a voyage from Chignik to Kodiak, Alaska.[22]
HMS Naiad  Royal Navy The Leander-class frigate was sunk as a target.

October[edit]

1 October[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 1 October 1990
Ship Country Description
Curlew  United States The 33-foot (10.1 m) fish tender capsized and sank in bad weather off the Barren Islands off the south-central coast of Alaska. Her crew of two survived.[14]

8 October[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 8 October 1990
Ship Country Description
Arcticus Rex  United States The 29-foot (8.8 m) salmon-fishing vessel capsized and sank in Unimak Pass in the Aleutian Islands. Both members of her crew – a man and a woman – perished.[6]

16 October[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 16 October 1990
Ship Country Description
Rio Orinoco  Cyprus The asphalt tanker ran aground on the southern shore Anticosti Island in the Gulf of St. Lawrence. Salvage efforts initially failed and the vessel was declared a total loss and abandoned. A second round of salvage attempts later freed the vessel several months later.[43]

19 October[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 19 October 1990
Ship Country Description
Joy Seas  United States The 32-foot (9.8 m) fishing vessel ran aground and was lost in Bass Harbor (60°37′30″N 147°24′30″W / 60.62500°N 147.40833°W / 60.62500; -147.40833 (Bass Harbor)) in Prince William Sound on the south-central coast of Alaska. A United States Coast Guard helicopter rescued her crew of five.[16]

24 October[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 24 October 1990
Ship Country Description
Pacific Apollo  United States The 167-foot (50.9 m) fishing vessel sank off the Queen Charlotte Islands off British Columbia, Canada. Three of the four people on board perished.[13]

30 October[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 30 October 1990
Ship Country Description
Margaret Nancy  United States The retired 75-foot (22.9 m) fishing trawler and clam dredger was scuttled as an artificial reef in the North Atlantic Ocean east of Ocean City, New Jersey, at 39°15.177′N 074°13.898′W / 39.252950°N 74.231633°W / 39.252950; -74.231633 (Margaret Nancy).[44]
Mary C  United States The retired 240-foot (73.2 m) tank barge was scuttled as an artificial reef in the North Atlantic Ocean 6.5 nautical miles (12.0 km; 7.5 mi) off Harvey Cedars, New Jersey, in 80 feet (24 m) of water at 39°37.168′N 074°01.720′W / 39.619467°N 74.028667°W / 39.619467; -74.028667 (Mary C).[45]

November[edit]

9 November[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 9 November 1990
Ship Country Description
Becca Dawn  United States The 52-foot (15.8 m) longline halibut-fishing vessel rolled over sank with the loss of one life near Port Chatham (59°12′30″N 151°47′00″W / 59.20833°N 151.78333°W / 59.20833; -151.78333 (Port Chatham)) on the south-central coast of Alaska. A United States Coast Guard helicopter rescued her three survivors.[5]

17 November[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 17 November 1990
Ship Country Description
Osa Ghent  Liberia The tug capsized and sank at Singapore. She was refloated on 23 November.[46]

22 November[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 22 November 1990
Ship Country Description
Antares  United Kingdom The fishing trawler was fishing in Bute Sound when her nets were snagged by the submerged submarine HMS Trenchant ( Royal Navy). She was pulled down and sunk with the loss of all four crew.[47]

25 November[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 25 November 1990
Ship Country Description
Pisces  United States The fishing vessel burned and capsized in the Bering Sea. Her entire crew of five was rescued after abandoning ship in a life raft.[13]
Winterhawk  United States The 95-foot (29.0 m) fishing vessel sank in a storm in the Bering Sea. All five crew members were rescued from a life raft.[42]

December[edit]

4 December[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 4 December 1990
Ship Country Description
HDMS Sælen  Royal Danish Navy The Tumleren-class submarine sank in the Kattegat off Hesselø. She was refloated on 17 December. Subsequently repaired and returned to service.

22 December[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 22 December 1990
Ship Country Description
Tuvia  Israel The ferry capsized and sank off Haifa, Israel, killing 20 crew members of the aircraft carrier USS Saratoga ( United States Navy), who were being transferred to that ship.[48]

27 December[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 27 December 1990
Ship Country Description
Finn and Baltic  Finland The Finnpusku combination capsized and sank off Hanko. Later raised, repaired and returned to service in 1991 as Botnia and Steel.

28 December[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 28 December 1990
Ship Country Description
Jarita  Norway The cargo ship sank in the English Channel off Margate, Kent, United Kingdom, with the loss of one of her four crew.[49]
Jessica B  United States The 77-foot (23.5 m) fishing vessel was wrecked without loss of life in Kashega Bay (53°28′50″N 167°10′30″W / 53.48056°N 167.17500°W / 53.48056; -167.17500 (Kashega Bay)) on the coast of Unalaska Island in the Aleutian Islands.[16]

31 December[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 31 December 1990
Ship Country Description
Transformer  United States The 32-foot (9.8 m) fishing vessel was destroyed by fire in Prince William Sound near Port Bainbridge (59°57′N 148°21′W / 59.950°N 148.350°W / 59.950; -148.350 (Port Bainbridge)), Alaska. The only person aboard survived and was rescued by the fishing vessel Serenity ( United States).[20]

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List of shipwrecks: Unknown date 1990
Ship Country Description
Mr. J  United States The crab processor – a former PCE-842-class patrol craft and auxiliary minelayer – was towed out into the Pacific Ocean and scuttled sometime in the 1990s.[50]
Ramada al Salaam Hotel  Kuwait Iraqi occupation of Kuwait: The floating hotel, a former cruise ship, was attacked by Iraqi forces and destroyed at her moorings. She was later scrapped.
USS Yancey  United States Navy The decommissioned Andromeda-class attack cargo ship was sunk in the Atlantic Ocean off Morehead City, North Carolina, to form an artificial reef.

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Ship events in 1990
Ship launches: 1985 1986 1987 1988 1989 1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995
Ship commissionings: 1985 1986 1987 1988 1989 1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995
Ship decommissionings: 1985 1986 1987 1988 1989 1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995
Shipwrecks: 1985 1986 1987 1988 1989 1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995