List of shipwrecks in 2007
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The list of shipwrecks in 2007 includes ships sunk, foundered, grounded, or otherwise lost during 2007.
|Pere Charles,||Ireland||The 20 m fishing trawler sank in a storm southeast of Ireland with all five crew presumed dead. Two lifeboats were found empty the next day.|
|Honeydew 2||Ireland||The 24-meter wooden fishing vessel sank and two of her four crew members were rescued after twenty hours from a liferaft.|
|Sunna||Norway||Ran aground west of Swona, suffering severe damage.|
The bulk carrier suffered an engine break-down, and was driven aground by a storm on the coast of the island of Fedje, Norway. The ship broke in two, with the bow section being salvaged and towed to Ågotnes, while the stern broke apart. The salvaged bow section was scrapped in Esbjerg, Denmark, starting in April 2008.
|MSC Napoli||United Kingdom||The container ship was deliberately beached on Branscombe beach, Lyme Bay, after suffering a serious structural failure to her hull during a severe storm the previous day.|
|Lady of Grace||United States||The 75-foot (23 m) fishing boat sank in Nantucket Sound with the loss of all four crew. The weather at the time was of winds of 25 to 30 knots (56 km/h) and 8 to 10-foot (3.0 m) seas.|
|Tenacious||United States||The 40-foot (12 m) yacht presumed lost off San Francisco, California in good weather. Computer scientist Jim Gray was making a solo day trip. The Coast Guard suspended the search for the ship on 1 February.|
|Nordkapp||Norway||The cruise ship ran aground near Deception Island, Antarctic Ocean. Passengers transferred to her sister ship MS Nordnorge and HMS Endurance took non-essential crew aboard.|
|Lucky Lady||United States||The 52-foot (16 m) fishing boat was lost off Cape Elizabeth, Maine with the two crew missing. Weather conditions were only 4-foot (1.2 m) waves and 10-knot (19 km/h) winds.|
|Sea Express 1||United Kingdom||She collided with Alaska Rainbow ( Greece) in the River Mersey and was severely damaged. She was later repaired and returned to service.|
|Levina 1||Indonesia||Sank in the Java Sea after burning for three days, with over fifty people killed.|
|Repubblica di Genova||Italy||The freighter capsized in the port of Antwerp, Belgium with no loss of life. She was recovered by parbuckling in September 2007.|
|Sea Diamond||Greece||Santorini, Greece, after running aground the preceding day.|
|Bourbon Dolphin||Norway||The anchor handling tug supply vessel sank of the coast off the Shetland Islands and claiming eight lives.|
|Juliett 484||United States||The ex-Russian submarine, serving as a living museum docked in Providence Harbor, Rhode Island, sank during a storm.|
|HMCS Huron||Royal Canadian Navy||The decommissioned Iroquois-class destroyer was sunk as a missile and gunnery target in the Pacific Ocean off Vancouver Island, British Columbia, Canada.|
|USS Sailfish||United States Navy||The decommissioned Sailfish-class submarine was sunk as a target at off the coast of Washington by a Mark 48 ADCAP torpedo fired by the submarine USS Topeka ( United States Navy).|
|Pasha Bulker||Panama||bulk carrier was driven ashore at Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia. She was refloated on 2 July. Subsequently repaired and returned to service.|
|Olshana||Russia||The trawler sank in Tangafjørður between the two Faroese islands of Streymoy and Eysturoy after hitting a skerry, Flesjarnar the evening before. There were no casualties.|
|Amunafa||Sierra Leone||The ferry operating on the Freetown-Kasire route capsized off the coast of Bailor, Sierra Leone, 158 killed.|
|Jork||Antigua and Barbuda||The vessel sank after colliding with the unmanned North Sea gas platform Viking Echo (64 kilometres (35 nmi) off the Norfolk coast), the entire crew was rescued, the gas platform survived and continues to operate. The vessel had been destined for one of the Humber ports carrying a cargo of grain from Lübeck in Germany.|
|USS Knox||United States Navy||The decommissioned Knox-class frigate was sunk as a target in the Pacific Ocean off Guam.|
|P29||Armed Forces of Malta|
|Douala Tide||Sank off Port Alfred in South Africa. The South African maritime authorities rescued ten seafarers after the vessel capsized. The vessel had been sailing from Dubai to Douala, and was a 37-foot (11 m) anchor-handling tug. One died|
|Shelly||Israel||The cargo vessel is accidentally rammed by cruise liner CS Salamis Glory ( Cyprus), killing two of the cargo vessel's crew members as she sank off Haifa.|
|Seagull Express 2||Malaysia||A ferry to Tioman Island, Malaysia in the South China Sea caught fire and sank; 99 passengers and crew were rescued while 7 drowned.|
|HMNZS Canterbury||Royal New Zealand Navy||The Leander-class frigate was scuttled as a dive wreck in the Bay of Islands, New Zealand. |
Five ships sank in the Black Sea due to the weather conditions:
|Volgoneft-139||The tanker broke into two parts with more than 1,300 t of oil escaping into the Kerch Strait|
|Volnogorsk||Russia||Cargo ship transporting 2,400t of sulphur|
|Nakhitchevan||Russia||Cargo ship carrying sulphur|
|Kovel||Russia||Cargo ship carrying sulphur|
|Hash Izmail||Georgia||Cargo ship carrying steel products.|
|Propontis||Greece||The tanker with 100,000 tonnes of crude oil touched bottom in the Gulf of Finland. The ship was travelling from Russia to England. There were no signs of an oil leak.|
|Explorer||Canada||The cruise ship struck an iceberg and sank close to the South Shetland Islands in the Antarctic Ocean. One hundred passengers and fifty-four crew, were evacuated from the ship and took to the liferafts. (The two people that remained and attempted to stabilize the ship gave up and evacuated as well). The Antarctic Dream was reported to be assisting in the rescue.|
|Hebei Spirit||Hong Kong||The crude oil tanker collided with a runaway barge while anchored 10 kilometres (5.4 nmi) off Incheon. 10,000 tons of crude oil spilled to the sea, causing the worst oil spill in the history of South Korea. |
|Gregory Poole||United States||The fishing vessel, formerly the Admirable-class minesweeper USS Cruise ( United States Navy), was scuttled in the Atlantic Ocean off the coast of Delaware at (Coordinates: ) to form part of an artificial reef.|
|Flying Phantom||United Kingdom||The tug capsized and sank off Clydebank with the loss of three lives. The tug's Danish owner, Svitzer Marine, was subsequently prosecuted and admitted a series of health and safety breaches. MAIB report|
|Eastern Bright||South Korea||The bulk carrier, carrying nitric acid, sank near the Korean coast. Only one seaman was rescued, a Burmese, with fourteen (12 Koreans and 2 Burmese) missing.|
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- "Samsa Investigates Sinking of M/V Douala Tide".
- Rescuers retrieve bodies of two sailors killed in collision off Haifa - 1 September 2007 - Obtained 3 September 2007.
- Israeli Divers Find Bodies of 2 Sailors - The Washington Post - 31 August 2007 - Obtained 3 September 2007.
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- "Delaware Reef Guide 2009–2010" (PDF). Delaware Dept. of Natural Resources & Environmental Control (DNREC). Retrieved 13 August 2011.
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