List of shipwrecks in 2011

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The list of shipwrecks in 2011 includes ships sunk, foundered, grounded, or otherwise lost during 2011.

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2011
Jan Feb Mar Apr
May Jun Jul Aug
Sep Oct Nov Dec
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January[edit]

1 January[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 1 January 2011
Ship Country Description
Manik Mia 2  Bangladesh The cargo ship collided with Abdullah ( Bangladesh) at Chittagong and sank. Her twelve crew were rescued by Abdullah.[1]

3 January[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 3 January 2011
Ship Country Description
Damariscotta  United States The fishing vessel sank near Point Judith, Rhode Island.[2]

5 January[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 5 January 2011
Ship Country Description
USS Kittiwake  United States Navy The decommissioned Chanticleer-class submarine rescue vessel was scuttled in the Cayman Islands off Seven Mile Beach, Grand Cayman, as an artificial reef.
Sea Shine 14  Sierra Leone The cargo ship caught fire in the Persian Gulf. Her fifteen crew were rescued by the Iranian Coast Guard.[3]

9 January[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 9 January 2011
Ship Country Description
Seiyoh  Japan The tanker capsized and sank in the Inland Sea of Japan with the loss of two of her five crew.[4]

11 January[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 11 January 2011
Ship Country Description
Soon Bee II  Malaysia The cargo ship foundered in the South China Sea off Kuala Rajang, Sarawak with the loss of eight of her eighteen crew.[5]

30 January[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 30 January 2011
Ship Country Description
INS Vindhyagiri  Indian Navy The Nilgiri-class frigate collided with the cargo ship Nordlake ( Cyprus) in Jawaharlal Nehru Port, Mumbai, on 30 January. The Vindhyagiri is towed into harbour where she sank on 31 January.[6]

February[edit]

4 February[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 4 February 2011
Ship Country Description
Nordland 1  Germany The cargo ship was driven ashore on Borkum.[7]

7 February[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 7 February 2011
Ship Country Description
Grigoriy Petrovskiy  Ukraine The cargo ship sank in a storm after striking a pier in the Port of Poti, Georgia. Her crew of eleven were rescued.[8]

12 February[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 12 February 2011
Ship Country Description
Lady Rana  Panama The cargo ship was driven ashore and severely damaged at Sharjah, United Arab Emirates. Her crew survived.[9]

15 February[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 15 February 2011
Ship Country Description
Shirvan  Azerbaijan The crane vessel was severely damaged by fire in Baku Bay with the loss of one life.[10]

17 February[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 17 February 2011
Ship Country Description
Unnamed junk  Vietnam The junk sank in Halong Bay with the loss of twelve lives. At least fifteen people were rescued.[11]

Unknown date[edit]

List of shipwrecks: Unknown date 2011
Ship Country Description
Migrant ship Unknown The ship capsized off the Yemen coast with the loss of fifty-seven Somali refugees.[12]

March[edit]

1 March[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 1 March 2011
Ship Country Description
Nieuwpoort 28  Netherlands The fishing trawler capsized off Dunkirk, France. Three lives were lost. She was recovered by parbuckling 5 March.[13]

6 March[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 6 March 2011
Ship Country Description
FV Zhe Ling Yu Yun 135  China The fishing vessel collided with Cosco Hong Kong ( United Kingdom) 30 nautical miles (56 km) off the coast of China. She sank with the loss of all eleven crew.[14]

9 March[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 9 March 2011
Ship Country Description
Rak Afrikana  Saint Vincent and the Grenadines The cargo ship foundered off the coast of Somalia. Her 25 crew were rescued by Zeffiro ( Marina Militare).[15]

11 March[edit]

An unknown number of vessels are washed ashore or sunk around the Pacific Rim following an earthquake and tsunami off the north east coast of Japan. Ship casualties include:-

List of shipwrecks: 11 March 2011
Ship Country Description
Anyo Maru No. 6  Japan A cargo ship which was driven ashore by a tsunami at Kesennuma, Miyagi.[16]
Asia Symphony  Panama A cargo ship which was driven ashore by a tsunami at Kamaishi, Iwate.[17][18]
Chikyu  Japan A research vessel which was damaged by a tsunami off Hachinohe, Aomori.[19]
Chinasteel Integrity  Panama A cargo ship which ran aground off Kashima, Ibarki after being hit by a tsunami.[20]
Choka Maru  Japan A fishing vessel which was driven ashore by a tsunami at Higashimatsushima.[21]
Choyo Maru No. 5  Japan
Choyo Maru No. 5 (left).
A fishing vessel which was driven ashore at Kesennuma.
C. S. Victory  Malta
The port of Ishinomaki, Miyagi after the tsunami. C. S. Victory beached (centre).

A cargo ship which was driven aground by a tsunami at Ishinomaki, Miyagi.[22]

El Cholo  Peru A fishing vessel which was presumed to have foundered in the Pacific Ocean with the loss of all ten crew.[23]
Emu Arrow  Bahamas A cargo ship which was damaged at Kashima, Ibaraki when a tsunami caused her to collide with other vessels.[24]
Genei Maru No. 88  Japan A fishing vessel which was driven ashore by a tsunami at Hachinohe.[25]
Glovis Mercury  South Korea
Glovis Mercury.
A cargo ship which was driven ashore at Sendai.[26]
Kameyama  Japan A ferry which was driven ashore on Ōshima Island by a tsunami.[27]
Kazu Maru No. 1  Japan A tug which was driven ashore by a tsunami at Ōfunato, Iwate.[28]
Khrizolitovyy  Russia A refrigerated fish carrier which was damaged by a tsunami at Ōfunato. Her thirteen crew were rescued.[29]
Kiku Maru No. 38  Japan
Kiku Maru No. 38.
A fishing vessel which was driven ashore by a tsunami at Hachinohe.
Koshin Maru  Japan A cargo ship which was either driven ashore of sunk by a tsunami.[30]
Kyotoku Maru No. 18  Japan A fishing vessel which was driven ashore by a tsunami at Kesennuma. The vessel was later scrapped.[31][32]
Kyotoku Maru No. 81  Japan A fishing vessel which was driven ashore by a tsunami at Onahama.[33]
Myojin Maru No. 3  Japan A fishing vessel which wad driven ashore by a tsunami at Kesennuma.[34][35]
Shiramizu  Japan A bulk carrier which was severely damaged by a tsunami at Shinchi, Fukushima.[36]
Shirouma  Panama A cargo ship which was driven ashore by a tsunami at Haramichi.[37]
Sho Yo  Japan A vessel which was driven ashore by a tsunami at Higashimatsushima.[38]
Suwa Maru No.82  Japan A fishing vessel which was driven ashore by a tsunami at Onahama.[39]
Sider Joy Unflagged A cargo ship which was under construction and about to start sea trials. The vessel was driven ashore and damaged by a tsunami at Sendai.[40]
Taiki Maru No. 71  Japan A fishing vessel which was driven ashore at Kesennuma. Her eight crew survived.[41]
Toripan Unflagged A cargo ship which was under construction. The vessel was driven ashore and damaged by a tsunami at Ishinomaki.[40]

16 March[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 16 March 2011
Ship Country Description
Oliva  Malta The cargo ship ran aground near Nightingale Island, Tristan da Cunha, spilling her fuel and cargo of soya beans.[42] The ship broke up the following day.[43] Her 22 crew were rescued by Edinburgh ( Tristan da Cunha) and Prince Albert II ( Bahamas). Oliva broke in two on 18 March.[44]

19 March[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 19 March 2011
Ship Country Description
Helga  Panama The cargo ship foundered off Caye Caulker, Belize with the loss of three of her eleven crew.

20 March[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 20 March 2011
Ship Country Description
Min Ningde Cargo 0202  China The cargo ship capsized and sank in the South China Sea off Ningde with the loss of four of her six crew.[45]

26 March[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 26 March 2011
Ship Country Description
Helga  Panama The cargo ship sank off the coast of Belize with the loss of three of her crew.[46]

29 March[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 29 March 2011
Ship Country Description
Alpspray  Germany The tanker exploded, caught fire and sank in the Dortmund-Ems Canal at Lingen. Her five crew were rescued.[47]

April[edit]

6 April[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 6 April 2011
Ship Country Description
Binh Minh 28  Vietnam The cargo ship was in collision with Phuc Hai 05 ( Vietnam) and foundered off Da Nang with the loss of five of her crew.[48]
Unnamed boat  Libya The boat sank 59 kilometres (32 nmi) south of Lampedusa, Italy, killing asylum seekers from Libya. At least 20 were killed and 130 reported missing; 48 survivors were rescued by the Corpo delle Capitanerie di porto - Guardia costiera.

7 April[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 7 April 2011
Ship Country Description
Hyang Ro Bong  North Korea The cargo ship collided with Banga Lanka ( Bangladesh) and sank at Chittagong, Bangladesh. Her 31 crew were rescued.[49]

9 April[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 9 April 2011
Ship Country Description
Richardson's Bay  United States The tug capsized and sank in the Pacific Ocean off Ocean Beach, California with the loss of one of her two crew.[50]

13 April[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 13 April 2011
Ship Country Description
HMAS Adelaide  Royal Australian Navy
HMAS Adelaide sinking.
The decommissioned Adelaide-class guided-missile frigate was sunk with explosive charges in the Tasman Sea 0.9 nautical mile (1.1 miles; 1.7 km) off of Avoca Beach, New South Wales, Australia, to create a recreational dive site.

25 April[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 25 April 2011
Ship Country Description
Unnamed ferry  Democratic Republic of the Congo The ferry capsized and sank in Lake Kivu, near Minova. At least 38 people reported killed.[51]

May[edit]

2 May[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 2 May 2011
Ship Country Description
Ary Perreiras  Brazilian Navy The decommissioned troopship foundered in the Ionian Sea whilst under tow to a Turkish scrapyard.[52]

15 May[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 15 May 2011
Ship Country Description
V. B. Antárctico  Panama The tug capsized and sank in the Atlantic Ocean off the coast of Portugal. Her eleven crew were rescued by Arctic Voyager ( Bahamas) and Elizabeth (flag unknown).[53]

18 May[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 18 May 2011
Ship Country Description
FV Sandy Point  United States The fishing Vessel sank after colliding with the container ship Eurus London in the Gulfport Ship Channel. She was recovered by parbuckling in July 2011.[54]

19–20 May[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 19–20 May 2011
Ship Country Description
Eight warships  Libyan Navy 2011 Libyan civil war: The ships were destroyed by NATO forces at the ports of Khoms, Sirte and Tripoli.[55]

23 May[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 23 May 2011
Ship Country Description
Volgoneft 263  Russia The tanker was under repair in a floating dry dock when the dry dock sank. As holes had been cut in her hull, Volgoneft 263 also sank.[56]

27 May[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 27 May 2011
Ship Country Description
JLL Victorita  Philippines Typhoon Songda: The coaster was driven ashore at Basco, Batanes. Her eighteen crew were rescued.[57]

June[edit]

3 June[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 3 June 2011
Ship Country Description
En Avant 5  Netherlands The tug capsized in the Maas at Dordrecht, South Holland. Her four crew survived.[58]

4 June[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 4 June 2011
Ship Country Description
Wendameen  United States The schooner ran aground at Portland, Maine. All 27 people on board were rescued. Wendameen was later refloated.[59]

5 June[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 5 June 2011
Ship Country Description
OT Moon  Bangladesh The tanker capsized and sank at Chittagong.[60]
Unnamed ferry  Canada The ferry struck the harbour at Port Stanley, Ontario. At least four people were reported missing.[citation needed]

11 June[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 11 June 2011
Ship Country Description
Adonis  Australia The tug capsized and sank at Gladstone, Queensland with the loss of one of her four crew.[61]

14 June[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 14 June 2011
Ship Country Description
Deneb  Antigua and Barbuda The container ship capsized at Algeciras, Spain.[62]

22 June[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 22 June 2011
Ship Country Description
Vialis  Netherlands The tanker broke in two in the Caland Canal.[citation needed]

26 June[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 26 June 2011
Ship Country Description
Aries  United States The tug foundered in the Bering Sea east of Saint Paul Island, Alaska. Her four crew were rescued by a United States Coast Guard helicopter.[63]

July[edit]

3 July[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 3 July 2011
Ship Country Description
Erik  Mexico The 115-foot (35 m) fishing boat. carrying tourists, sank after encountering bad weather in the Gulf of California some 60 nautical miles (110 km; 69 mi) from San Felipe, Baja California, Mexico. As of 4 July 2011, one fatality was reported and between five and eight passengers were missing.[64] As of 20 July 2011, seven people were missing and one was confirmed dead.[65]

10 July[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 10 July 2011
Ship Country Description
Bulgaria  Russia The passenger ship sank in the Volga River with 208 people on board. One hundred and twenty-two were killed.[66]

23 July[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 23 July 2011
Ship Country Description
Union Neptune  Cook Islands The cargo ship foundered off the Île d'Oléron, Charente-Maritime, France. Her six crew were rescued by Abeille Languedoc ( France).[67]

25 July[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 25 July 2011
Ship Country Description
Ishan Alyanak  Turkey The ferry collided with the pier at Izmir and sank.[68]

29 July[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 29 July 2011
Ship Country Description
Phoenix  Equatorial Guinea The tanker ran aground near Durban, South Africa. Her fifteen crew were rescued. She was refloated on 2 September and scuttled on 6 September 43 nautical miles (80 km) off Durban.[69][70]

30 July[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 30 July 2011
Ship Country Description
Wendameen  United States The schooner ran aground off Green Diamond Island, Maine. All 49 passengers were transferred to other vessels.[71]

31 July[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 31 July 2011
Ship Country Description
Asia Malaysia  Philippines The ferry capsized and sank off Calabasa Island. All 168 people on board were rescued.[72]
Pavit  Panama The tanker was driven ashore crewless at Juhu, India.[73]

August[edit]

3 August[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 3 August 2011
Ship Country Description
Karin Schepers  Antigua and Barbuda The cargo ship ran aground off the Trevean Cliff, Morvah Cornwall, United Kingdom. She refloated herself and continued her voyage from Cork, Ireland to Rotterdam.[74][75][76]

4 August[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 4 August 2011
Ship Country Description
Rak Carrier  Panama The 225-metre (738 ft) vessel, carrying 60,000 tons of coal bound for Gurajat, India, sank off the Mumbai coast. The crew of 30 was rescued by the Indian Coast Guard and Indian Navy, but the authorities are concerned about possible environmental damage.[77][78]

8 August[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 8 August 2011
Ship Country Description
Angel 1  Panama The cargo ship ran aground on a reef off Poudres-d'Or, Mauritius.[79] After more than three months on the reef, she was refloated and taken under tow but found to be severely holed. The ship sank on 26 November.[80]

9 August[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 9 August 2011
Ship Country Description
Bulk Carrier I  Philippines The bulk carrier was in collision with HS Puccini ( Liberia) in the Celebes Sea and foundered. Her 21 crew were rescued, but two crew from HS Puccini were killed.[81]

10 August[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 10 August 2011
Ship Country Description
USS Arthur W. Radford  United States Navy The Spruance-class destroyer was scuttled as an artificial reef in the Atlantic Ocean off the coast of Delaware.

12 August[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 12 August 2011
Ship Country Description
Chiefton  United Kingdom The Girl-class tug was overrun by the crane barge Skyline Barge 19 ( Netherlands), which she was towing. She capsized and sank in the River Thames at Convoys Wharf, Deptford with the loss of one of her three crew. Chiefton was refloated on 18 August. She was subsequently declared a constructive total loss and scrapped at Chatham, Kent.[82][83]

17 August[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 17 August 2011
Ship Country Description
Mungo  Bahamas The coaster ran aground at Littlehampton Harbour, West Sussex, United Kingdom, following failure of her steering gear.[84] Refloated the next day.[85]

September[edit]

1 September[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 1 September 2011
Ship Country Description
Ai Qi Shun  Cambodia The cargo ship ran aground off Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky, Russia and was abandoned by her crew.[86]

6 September[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 6 September 2011
Ship Country Description
Hyundai Seolbong  South Korea The ferry caught fire in the South China Sea. All 128 people on board were rescued by the South Korean Coast Guard and South Korean Navy.[87]

10 September[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 10 September 2011
Ship Country Description
RiverZZ  Netherlands The passenger ship was destroyed by fire at Rotterdam, South Holland.[88]
Spice Islander I  Tanzania Zanzibar ferry sinking: The ferry sank between Zanzibar and Pemba Island with over 3,500 people on board, of whom about 260 were rescued. 240 people are confirmed to have been killed, 2,900 in total were missing or dead.[89][90]

15 September[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 15 September 2011
Ship Country Description
Nordlys  Norway The cruise ship suffered a fire in her engine room which killed two of her 55 crew. All 207 passengers and some of the surviving crew were rescued, with the remainder engaged in firefighting operations.

20 September[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 20 September 2011
Ship Country Description
Canadian Miner  Canada The bulk carrier ran aground on Scatarie Island, Nova Scotia after losing the tow from Hellas ( Greece) in a storm whilst being towed to Turkey for scrapping.[91][92]
Kita Maru No. 12  Japan The tug capsized and sank at Wajima whilst assisting Miura (Japan Japanese Coast Guard). Both crew were killed.[93]

26 September[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 26 September 2011
Ship Country Description
KM Marina Nusantara  Indonesia The ferry collided with a tug and barge in the Barito River, Borneo and then caught fire. Four of the 443 people on board were killed.[94]

28 September[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 28 September 2011
Ship Country Description
KM Kirana IX  Indonesia a lorry on board the ferry caught fire whilst she was docked at Surabaya, causing a stampede amongst the passengers. Eight people were killed.[95]

29 September[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 29 September 2011
Ship Country Description
Fang Zhou 6  China Typhoon Nesat: The cargo ship was abandoned off Zhuhai. Her twelve crew were rescued by helicopter.[96]

October[edit]

3 October[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 3 October 2011
Ship Country Description
Jui Hsing  China Typhoon Nalgae: The cargo ship was driven ashore off Keelung, Taiwan and broke in two with the loss of ten of her 21 crew.[97]
Porsøy  Saint Vincent and the Grenadines The cargo ship struck an islet in the strait Raftsundet in Norway.[98] Porsøy was found to be damaged beyond repair and scrapping of the vessel began in Grenå, Denmark on 13 October 2011.[99]

5 October[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 5 October 2011
Ship Country Description
Rena  Liberia
MV Rena

The container ship ran aground on the Astrolabe Reef in the Bay of Plenty, North Island, New Zealand (37°32′25″S 176°25′45″E / 37.54028°S 176.42917°E / -37.54028; 176.42917). The ship broke in two in a storm on 8 January 2012, with the stern section reported to have sunk on 10 January, 2012

7 October[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 7 October 2011
Ship Country Description
Finnøyglimt  Norway The cargo ship foundered off Haugesund with the loss of one of her three crew.[100]

13 October[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 13 October 2011
Ship Country Description
Grigoriy Bugrov  Russia The tanker struck a submerged object and foundered in the Caspian Sea off Chechen Island. Her fourteen crew were rescued.[101]

14 October[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 14 October 2011
Ship Country Description
Justin  United States The LCM-8 landing craft foundered off Alki Point, Seattle, Washington. She was raised the next day.[102][103]

18 October[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 18 October 2011
Ship Country Description
Bilgili Biraderler  Turkey The cargo ship was driven ashore at Istanbul.[104]
Enko  Turkey The cargo ship was driven ashore at Istanbul.[104]
Ismet Atasoy  Turkey The cargo ship was driven ashore at Istanbul.[104]
Kumdas 2  Turkey The cargo ship was driven ashore at Istanbul.[104]
Pearl  Malta The cargo ship was driven ashore at Istanbul.[104]

20 October[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 20 October 2011
Ship Country Description
Reina 1  Malta The cargo ship was in collision with Ankara ( Turkey) in the Adriatic Sea off the coast of Albania with the loss of eight of her ten crew.[105]

28 October[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 28 October 2011
Ship Country Description
Oriental Sunrise  Panama The cargo ship was in collision with Hamburg Bridge ( Panama) off Qingdao, China and sank with the loss of eleven of her nineteen crew.[106]

31 October[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 31 October 2011
Ship Country Description
Golub  Croatia The fishing vessel was in collision with Joerg N. ( Malta) off Pula, Croatia and sank. None of the eight crew members was injured and all were rescued with their own work/rescue boats.[citation needed]

November[edit]

3 November[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 3 November 2011
Ship Country Description
Pella  Jordan The ro-ro ferry caught fire and sank in the Red Sea off Aqaba with the loss of one of the 1,229 passengers on board.[107][108]

5 November[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 5 November 2011
Ship Country Description
Shiv Sagar  India The cargo ship capsized and sank in the Gulf of Aden off Dhofar, Oman with the loss of nine of her fifteen crew.[109]

9 November[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 9 November 2011
Ship Country Description
Legacy  Bahamas The ferry was driven on to the Cherokee Reef, off the Abaco Islands. All eighteen people on board were rescued by the Bahamas Aie Sea Rescue Association, the Royal Bahamas Defence Force and the United States Navy.[110]

17 November[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 17 November 2011
Ship Country Description
Oriental Angel  South Korea The combined trawler and factory ship caught fire in the Bering Sea off Beringovkiy, Russia with the loss of one of her 89 crew. Survivors were rescued by fishing vessels.[111]

21 November[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 21 November 2011
Ship Country Description
Bright Ruby  South Korea The cargo ship foundered in the South China Sea 300 nautical miles (560 km) south of Hong Kong with the loss of six of her 21 crew.[112]
Helle Saj  Denmark The dredger collided with Tonne ( Denmark) at Thorsminde and sank. The wreck was removed in April 2012.[113]

27 November[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 27 November 2011
Ship Country Description
Swanland  Cook Islands The cargo ship foundered in the Irish Sea. Two of her eight crew were rescued and one was found dead, with five missing as of 28 November 2011.[114]

December[edit]

5 December[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 5 December 2011
Ship Country Description
SuperFerry 1  Philippines The ferry ran aground off Taytaytan Island.[115]

7 December[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 7 December 2011
Ship Country Description
Edro III  Sierra Leone The cargo ship was driven ashore and wrecked at Peyia, Cyprus. Her crew were rescued.[116]

9 December[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 9 December 2011
Ship Country Description
Florece  Dominican Republic The cargo ship collided in the Bay of Biscay with Afrodite ( Bahamas) and sank. All seven crew were rescued.[117]

10 December[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 10 December 2011
Ship Country Description
Ryu-Jun  Cambodia The cargo ship foundered in the South China Sea of Taitung, Taiwan with the loss of one of her eight crew.[118]

11 December[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 11 December 2011
Ship Country Description
Changda 216  Belize The cargo ship foundered off Luzon, Philippines when her cargo shifted. Two of her fifteen crew were lost.[119]

16 December[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 16 December 2011
Ship Country Description
TK Bremen  Malta
TK Bremen

The cargo ship was driven ashore at Erdeven, Morbihan, France.[120] She was later scrapped in situ.[121]

Magul  Portugal The pilot boat, a former Tree-class trawler, was driven ashore and wrecked near Belz, Morbihan, France (47°38′N 3°12′W / 47.633°N 3.200°W / 47.633; -3.200).[122]

17 December[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 17 December 2011
Ship Country Description
Ever Transport III  Philippines Tropical Storm Washi: The cargo liner ran aground and sank off Dumaguete. All 32 passengers and crew were rescued.[123]

18 December[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 18 December 2011
Ship Country Description
Huong Dien 09  Vietnam The collier capsizsed and sank off Co To Island with the loss of all nine of her crew.[124][125]
Kolskaya  Russia The oil platform capsized and sank in the Sea of Okhotsk with the loss of 53 of her 67 crew.

20 December[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 20 December 2011
Ship Country Description
Heather Anne  United Kingdom The fishing vessel sank in Gerrans Bay, Cornwall with the loss of one of the two crew.[126]

25 December[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 25 December 2011
Ship Country Description
Kijang III  Indonesia The tug sank at Bukit Panglong, Bintan Island with the loss of two of her five crew.[127]
Vinalines Queen  Vietnam The bulk carrier carrying nickel ore sank near Luzon, Philippines with the loss of 22 of her 23 crew.

27 December[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 27 December 2011
Ship Country Description
Dogu Haslaman  Turkey The cargo ship sank in the Aegean Sea 25 nautical miles (46 km) off Çeşme with the loss of two of her thirteen crew. Survivors were rescued by Pirireis ( Turkey).[128]

31 December[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 31 December 2011
Ship Country Description
The Pirate's Ransom  United States The passenger ship ran aground off Clearwater, Florida. All passengers were taken off.[129]

Unknown date[edit]

List of shipwrecks: Unknown date 2011
Ship Country Description
Bien Nam  Vietnam The cargo ship was reported missing on 12 May whilst on a voyage from Tuticorin, India to Padang, Indonesia.[130]

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