List of shipwrecks in 2000
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The list of shipwrecks in 2000 includes all ships sunk, foundered, grounded, or otherwise lost during 2000.
|Solway Harvester||United Kingdom|
|Martina||Liberia||The cargo ship collided with another ship off the coast of Sweden and sank with the loss of five of her twenty crew.|
|PNS Taimur||Pakistan Navy||The decommissioned Gearing-class destroyer was sunk as a target.|
|Stanegarth||United Kingdom||The tugboat was sunk in Stoney Cove in Leicestershire, England, to serve as a recreational dive site.|
|Felipe Xicotencatl||Mexican Navy||The minesweeper was sunk off the island of Cozumel for use as an artificial reef.|
|USS Buchanan||United States Navy||The decommissioned Charles F. Adams-class destroyer was sunk as a target in the Pacific Ocean off Hawaii.|
|USS Admiral W. L. Capps||United States Navy||The decommissioned Admiral W. S. Benson-class troop transport was sunk as a missile target in the Pacific Ocean at .|
|USS Worden||United States Navy||The decommissioned Leahy-class guided-missile cruiser was sunk as a target in the Pacific Ocean northwest of Kauai, Hawaii.|
|Linkuva||Lithuania||Hurricane Carlotta: The cargo ship sank with the loss of all 18 crew.|
|Treasure||Panama)||The vessel was carrying a load of iron ore when it sank off South Africa. The resulting oil spill caused a threat to the nearby population of African penguins.|
|Cahaya Bahari||Indonesia||The ferry sank off the Molucca Islands with the loss of almost all on board, estimated at up to 500 people. There were ten survivors|
|Kursk||Russian Navy||The Oscar II-class submarine suffered an onboard explosion and sank in the Barents Sea ( ) with the loss of all 118 crew.|
|SY Bieszczady||Poland||An Opal-class yacht of the ZHP Naval Training Center in Gdynia, sunk in a collision with an LNG carrier MV Lady Elena near the north-western shore of Denmark, with a loss of seven crew and one survivor.|
|USS La Moure County||United States Navy||The Newport-class tank landing ship ran aground on the coast of Chile in Caleta Cifuncho Bay. She was salvaged but deemed to have been damaged beyond economical repair and was later sunk as a target ship.|
|Express Samina||Greece||The RORO passenger ferry hits rocks off the island of Paros and subsequently sank, sending 91 people (out of the 534 onboard) to their deaths.|
|ROCS Shou Shan||Republic of China Navy||The decommissioned Crosley-class high-speed transport was sunk as a target.|
|Belofin-1||Liechtenstein||The ocean liner sprang a leak and sank 50 nautical miles (93 km) off Cape Town, South Africa whilst under tow to shipbreakers.|
|Ievoli Sun||Italy||The chemical tanker sank in the English Channel ( off the Casquets. All fourteen crew were rescued by a Marine Nationale helicopter.|
|ROCS Chen Hai||Republic of China Navy||The decommissioned Casa Grande-class dock landing ship was sunk as an artificial reef.|
|SeaBreeze||Panama||The cruise liner sank in the Atlantic Ocean 425 nautical miles (787 km) off the coast of Virginia. All 34 crew were rescued. Barratry was suspected in the loss of the vessel.|
|HMNZS Waikato||Royal New Zealand Navy||The decommissioned Leander-class frigate was sunk off Tutukaka, New Zealand, to form an artificial reef.|
|Janra||Germany||The MV Janra collided with an iron lighthouse about 20 miles off the Aland Islands, Finland. Recovery was by parbucking.|
|John R||Cyprus||The cargo ship ran aground at Rebbenesøya, Norway. All 26 crew were rescued. The grounded ship broke in two on 2 January 2001, with the bow section sinking and the stern remaining aground. The bow section was raised in April 2001 and was towed away for scrapping, while the stern broke apart and sank.|
|Mariz e Barros||Brazilian Navy||The decommissioned Gearing-class destroyer was sunk as a target.|
|Team Philips||The sailing catamaran broke up and sank in the Atlantic Ocean during a storm.|
|Taioma||New Zealand||The tug was sunk in the Bay of Plenty for use as a dive wreck.|
- "Crew missing". The Times (66787). London. 30 March 2000. col H, p. 20.
- "500 feared dead as ship sinks". The Times (66867). London. 30 June 2000. col H, p. 6.
- Simon Ingram (3 July 2000). "480 feared lost in ferry fleeing island terror". The Times (66869). London. col A-C, p. 6.
- Lloyd's. "LOF photo gallery". Lloyd's. Retrieved 26 September 2013.
- Tony, Allen. "Janra Cargo Ship 2000". Wrecksite. Retrieved 26 September 2013.
- Alfons Hakans. "Salvage of Janra". Alfons Hakans. Retrieved 26 September 2013.
- Godal, Anne Marit, ed. (14 February 2009). "John R". Store norske leksikon (in Norwegian). Oslo: Kunnskapsforlaget. Retrieved 1 May 2015.
- "- Skipet kom i drift". NRK (in Norwegian). 28 December 2000. Retrieved 1 May 2015.
- "Et sakte farvel for havaristen". Aftenbladet (in Norwegian). Norwegian News Agency. 5 April 2001. Retrieved 1 May 2015.
- "Godtar at akterenden blir liggende". NRK (in Norwegian). 8 May 2001. Retrieved 1 May 2015.
- "Team Taioma". 22.214.171.124. Retrieved 9 March 2009.
|Ship events in 2000|