List of shipwrecks in August 1852

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The list of shipwrecks in August 1852 includes ships sunk, wrecked, foundered, grounded, or otherwise lost during August 1852.

1 August[edit]

List of shipwrecks: August 1852
Ship Country Description
Ann  United Kingdom The ship sprang a leak and foundered in the Bristol Channel off Worms Head, Glamorgan. Her crew were rescued. She was on a voyage from Newport, Monmouthshire to Queenstown, County Cork.[1][2]

2 August[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 2 August 1852
Ship Country Description
Antelope  United States The barque ran aground and capsized in the Yangtze upstream of Woosung. She was consequently condemned.[3]
Clara United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland British North America The ship was driven ashore and damaged at Chance Cove, Newfoundland. She was refloated on 24 August and taken in to Saint John's, Newfoundland, where she was beached.[4]
Stella United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland British North America The ship was abandoned in the Atlantic Ocean. Her crew were rescued. She was on a voyage from Savannah, Georgia, United States to Saint John, New Brunswick.[5]

3 August[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 3 August 1852
Ship Country Description
Gesina  Prussia The ship was sighted in the Øresund whilst on a voyage from the Firth of Forth to Königsberg. No further trace, presumed foundered in the Baltic Sea with the loss of all hands.[6]
Maise  United Kingdom The ship was struck by lightning and sank in the Mediterranean Sea 30 nautical miles (56 km) north west of Cape Bon, Algeria with the loss of all but her captain from her eight crew. He was rescued by the barque Peter Schroeder ( Norway). Maise was on a voyage from Brăila, Ottoman Empire to Queenstown, County Cork.[7][8][9]
William  United Kingdom The ship ran aground on the Holm Sand, in the North Sea off the coast of Suffolk. She was on a voyage from Archangelsk, Russia to Plymouth, Devon.[1]

4 August[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 4 August 1852
Ship Country Description
E. and E. Perkins  United Kingdom The ship was abandoned in the Atlantic Ocean. All on board were rescued. She was on a voyage from Greenock, Renfrewshire to Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States.[10][11][12]

5 August[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 5 August 1852
Ship Country Description
Australian Packet  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore on the coast of Gippsland, Victoria.[13]
Emma Russian Empire Grand Duchy of Finland The ship was driven ashore and wrecked on Gotland, Sweden.[14]

6 August[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 6 August 1852
Ship Country Description
Abberton  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore at Melbourne, New South Wales. She was on a voyage from Melbourne to London.[15]
Enchantress  United Kingdom The brig was wrecked on the Roccas with the loss of five of her eleven crew. The survivors remained on the wreck for 23 days before taking to a raft. They were rescued two days later by Richard ( United Kingdom).[16]
Helen  United Kingdom The brig was destroyed by fire in the Atlantic Ocean 30°30′N 52°00′W / 30.500°N 52.000°W / 30.500; -52.000). All on board took to a longboat and a gig. They were rescued on 15 August by Jordeson ( United Kingdom) when 200 nautical miles (370 km) off Bermuda (32°46′N 61°00′W / 32.767°N 61.000°W / 32.767; -61.000). Helen was on a voyage from Pará, Brazil to London.[17][18]
Unicorn United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland British North America The ship was wreck on a reef off Blue Hill, Maine, United States. She was on a voyage from Baltimore, Maryland to Jamaica.[4]

7 August[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 7 August 1852
Ship Country Description
Commerce  United Kingdom The brig ran aground and was beached in the Saint Lawrence River. She was on a voyage from Glasgow, Renfrewshire to Quebec City, Province of Canada, British North America.[19]
Sally and Susannah  United Kingdom The schooner was in collision with the schooner Emma ( United Kingdom) and sank in the English Channel off Hastings, Sussex. Her crew were rescued by Emma. Sally and Susanna was on a voyage from Hartlepool, County Durham and Portsmouth, Hampshire.[20][21]
Screw United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland Victoria The steamship ran aground on King Island, Van Diemen's Land. All on board, more than 250 people, were rescued. She was on a voyage from Melbourne to Launceston, Van Diemen's Land.[22]
RMS Severn  United Kingdom The steamship caught fire in the Atlantic Ocean north of Madeira. She was on a voyage from Brazil to Southampton, Hampshire, which she completed after the fire was extinguished.[23]
Vulcano  Spanish Navy The paddle steamer ran aground in Vigo Bay.[24]

8 August[edit]

List of shipwrecks: August 1852
Ship Country Description
Elizabeth  United Kingdom The ship ran aground on the Drogden. She was on a voyage from Torrevieja, Spain to Königsberg, Prussia. She was refloated on 31 August and taken in to Copenhagen, Denmark in a leaky condition.[25]
James  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore at "Bjornekas", Sweden. She was on a voyage from Cronstadt, Russia to an English port. She was refloated and resumed her voyage.[26]
Sally and Susannah  United Kingdom The ship was in collision with Emma ( United Kingdom) and sank in the English Channel off Hastings, Sussex. Her crew were rescued.[27]

9 August[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 9 August 1852
Ship Country Description
Edward Coke  United Kingdom The ship departed from Wisbech, Cambridgeshire for Waterford. No further trace, presumed foundered with the loss of all hands.[28]
Ireland United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland British North America The steamship was destroyed by fire off Cape Rouge, Province of Canada. She was on a voyage from Quebec City to Montreal.[5]
Mary  United Kingdom The flat was driven ashore near Abergele, Denbighshire.[29]
Pilot  United Kingdom The flat was driven ashore near Abergele.[29]

10 August[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 10 August 1852
Ship Country Description
Charles  United Kingdom The ship departed from Barnstaple, Devon for Falmouth, Cornwall. No further trace, presumed foundered with the loss of all hands.[30]
Foigh-a-Ballagh United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland New South Wales The abandoned ship was driven ashore at Port Phillip, South Australia.[31]
Viper  United Kingdom The ship departed from Portsmouth, Hampshire for the Cape Coast Castle. No further trace, presumed foundered with the loss of all hands.[32]

11 August[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 11 August 1852
Ship Country Description
Active  United Kingdom The smack was driven ashore and wrecked at Stratton, Cornwall. Her crew were rescued. She was on a voyage from Gloucester to Totnes, Devon.[29][33]
Duke  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore on the coast of Sicily. She was on a voyage from Galaţi, Ottoman Empire to Queenstown, County Cork.[34]
Geordina Cornelia Flag unknown The ship was driven ashore and damaged near the Tolbachin Lighthouse, Russia. She was on a voyage from London, United Kingdom to Cronstadt, Russia.[26] She was refloated on 14 August and towed in to Saint Petersburg, Russia.[30]
George Stone  United Kingdom The ship was wrecked on Ynys Dulas, Anglesey with the loss of all hands.[35]
Hawkesbury Lass United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland New South Wales The ship was wrecked on Babel Island, Van Diemen's Land. Her crew were rescued. She was on a voyage from Sydney to Port Phillip, Victoria.[36]
Hooghly  United States The clipper ship ran aground on the North Bank, in the Yangtze and was wrecked. Her crew were rescued. She was on a voyage from San Francisco, California to Shanghai, China.[3]
Killow  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore at Hayle, Cornwall. She was refloated on 16 August.[29][37][38]
Mary Ann  United Kingdom The brigantine was driven ashore and severely damaged at Newquay, Cornwall. She was on a voyage from Newport, Monmouthshire to Dantzic.[29] She was refloated on 13 August and taken in to Newquay.[10][33]
Mary Ann  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore at Hayle.[29][24] She was refloated on 16 August.[37]
Petit Henri  France The ship was holed by her anchor and sank at the Mumbles, Glamorgan, United Kingdom. She was on a voyage from Neath, Glamorgan to Morlaix, Finistère. She was refloated on 18 August and taken in to port for repairs.[26][39]
Phœnix  United Kingdom The schooner foundered in the English Channel off the coast of Dorset with the loss of all five people on board.[40]
Primrose  United Kingdom The schooner was abandoned off Boscastle, Cornwall. Her six crew were rescued by a pilot boat. She was subsequently driven ashore and wrecked at Morwenstow, Cornwall.[29][35][41]
Prometheus  United Kingdom The schooner was driven ashore and wrecked at Zennor, Cornwall. She was refloated on 16 August and taken in to St. Ives, Cornwall.[35][42]
Providence HM Customs Ensign.PNG Board of Customs The tender, a cutter, was driven ashore on Carn Thomas, Isles of Scilly. She was refloated and taken in to St. Mary's, Isles of Scilly.[33]
Sovereign  United Kingdom The ship was beached and severely damaged at St. Ives. She was on a voyage from Swansea, Glamorgan to London.[24]
Windsor Castle  United States The ship ran aground in the Mississippi River downstream of New Orleans, Louisiana. She was on a voyage from New Orleans to Bordeaux, Gironde, France.[43]

12 August[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 12 August 1852
Ship Country Description
Auspicious  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore at Hayle, Cornwall.[35] She was refloated on 16 August.[37]
Brothers  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore at Hayle.[35]
Cerere  Malta The brig ran aground on the Whiting Sand, in the North Sea off the coast of Suffolk, United Kingdom. Her fourteen crew were rescued by the smack Aurora's Increase ( United Kingdom). She was on a voyage from Odessa to Ipswich, Suffolk. Cerere was refloated with assistance of the smacks Aurora's Increase, Mary and Tryal and the tug John and William (all  United Kingdom).[44][29]
Cupid  United Kingdom The ship foundered in the North Sea. Her crew were rescued by Great Britain ( United Kingdom). Cupid was on a voyage from the River Tyne to London.[37][45]
Dicky Sam United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland Isle of Man The ship sprang a leak at Amlwch, Anglesey.[10]
Hoogly  United States The ship was wrecked in the Yang-tze-Kiang.[46]
Liancourt  France The Havre ship, under Captain Lopez, was wrecked in the Gulf of Tauisk during a sudden squall. Her captain and part of her crew were rescued on August 14 by the ship Massachusetts ( United States), of Nantucket, while the rest of her crew went aboard other French whaleships.[47] On August 23, a ship found casks with provisions and pieces of the wreck to the west of the bay.[48]
Mary and Elise United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland Saint Lucia The ship was capsized by a whirlwind and sank with the loss of two lives. She was on a voyage from Saint Vincent to Saint Lucia.[49]
Pearl  United Kingdom The brig was driven ashore at Hayle.[35][33] She was refloated on 16 August.[37]
Vesper  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore near St. Ives, Cornwall. Her crew were rescued.[10]

13 August[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 13 August 1852
Ship Country Description
Battina Flag of Italy (1861–1946).svg Kingdom of Sardinia The ship ran aground at Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. She was on a voyage from Lima, Peru to Genoa. She was refloated and taken in to Rio de Janeiro in a leaky condition.[4]
Champion  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore near West Lulworth, Dorset. Her crew were rescued.[24]
Eliza  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore and sank in the "Bay of Ausic", 24 nautical miles (44 km) west of Boulogne, Pas-de-Calais, France. Her crew were rescued. She was on a voyage from Messina, Sicily to London.[24]
Penrith  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore 6 nautical miles (11 km) east of Bridport, Dorset. Her crew were rescued. She was on a voyage from London to Penzance, Cornwall.[24]

14 August[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 14 August 1852
Ship Country Description
Aalto  Sweden The ship ran aground and was wrecked near Ringkøbing, Denmark. Her crew were rescued. She was on a voyage from Kertch, Russia to Cronstadt, Russia.[19][50]
Apollon  France The ship was driven ashore 2 nautical miles (3.7 km) south of the mouth of the Senegal River. She was on a voyage from Marseille, Bouches-du-Rhône to Bathurst, Gambia Colony and Protectorate.[51]
Brother  United States The ship departed from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania for Pernambuco, Brazil. No further trace, presumed foundered with the loss of all hands.[52]
Convention  United Kingdom The ship ran aground in the Rabbit Islands, Ottoman Empire. She was on a voyage from Odessa to Queenstown, County Cork. She was refloated the next day and resumed her voyage.[53]

15 August[edit]

List of shipwrecks: August 1852
Ship Country Description
Avon  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore and wrecked at Camber, Sussex.[54][10]
Bodiam Castle  United Kingdom The ship was wrecked in Stuys Bay with the loss of seven of her crew. She was on a voyage from Algoa Bay to London.[55]
Lucerne  United Kingdom The ship ran aground at Lancaster, Lancashire. She was on a voyage from Quebec City, Province of Canada, British North America to Lanaster.[56]
Two Brothers United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland Jersey The sloop foundered in the English Channel off Start Point, Devon. She was on a voyage from Jersey to Exmouth, Devon.[37][38]

16 August[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 16 August 1852
Ship Country Description
Aimwell  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore and wrecked in Algoa Bay. Her crew were rescued.[57][55]
Amazon United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland New Zealand The whaler, a schooner, was wrecked on the coast of Otago.[58]
Ellen United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland New South Wales The ship was wrecked at Hobart, Van Diemen's Land.[31]
Ernestine  Prussia The ship was driven ashore at Orfordness, Suffolk, United Kingdom. She was on a voyage from Stettin to London, United Kingdom. She was refloated and taken in to Harwich, Essex, United Kingdom in a leaky condition.[37]
Hopewell  United Kingdom The ship struck the Carrig Thomas Rock, off the coast of Pembrokeshire and sank. She was on a voyage from Chester, Cheshire to Fishguard, Pembrokeshire.[37]
Two Johns  United Kingdom The sloop ran aground on the Buxey Sand, in the North Sea off the coast of Essex and was abandoned. She was refloated and taken in to Brightlingsea in a leaky condition.[37]

17 August[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 17 August 1852
Ship Country Description
Cleopatra  United Kingdom The ship struck a sunken rock and was wrecked at Amoy, China.[59]
T J Southard  France The ship was driven ashore on Fire Island, New York, United States.[60]

18 August[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 18 August 1852
Ship Country Description
Deborah  United Kingdom The schooner ran aground at Helsingør, Denmark. She was on a voyage from Newcastle upon Tyne, Northumberland to Memel, Prussia. She was refloated and taken in to Helsingør.[61]
Glenburn  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore near the Nakkehead Lighthouse, Denmark. She was on a voyage from Matanzas, Cuba to Saint Petersburg, Russia.[19]
Honor  United Kingdom The ship ran aground on the Kish Bank, in the Irish Sea. She was on a voyage from Le Croisic, Loire-Inférieure to Dublin. She was refloated and taken in to Dublin.[62]
Pioneer  United States The steamship was wrecked at San Simeon, California with the loss of twenty lives. She was on a voyage from New York to San Francisco, California.[63][64][65]

19 August[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 19 August 1852
Ship Country Description
Eu  United Kingdom The brigantine was driven ashore and wrecked at Cascumpec, Prince Edward Island, British North America. She was on a voyage from Richibucto, New Brunswick, British North America to Liverpool, Lancashire.[66]
Friends  United Kingdom The brig collided with the schooner Mary and Maria ( United Kingdom) and sank in the River Thames She was on a voyage from Middlesbrough, Yorkshire to London.[19][67]
Prince George  United Kingdom The ship ran aground at Moulmein, Burma. She was on a voyage from Moulmein to a British port. She was refloated and resumed her voyage.[68]
St. Andrew  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore and wrecked at Skinningrove, Yorkshire.[61]

20 August[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 20 August 1852
Ship Country Description
Atlantic  United States The steamship collided with the steamship Ogdensburg ( United States) in fog and sank in Lake Erie with the loss of 130–250 lives. 250 people were rescued by Ogdensburg.[69]
Domestic  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore at "Namazia", Ottoman Empire. She was on a voyage from Liverpool, Lancashire to Galaţi, Ottoman Empire. She was refloated with assistance from Brothers ( United Kingdom).[70]
Friends  United Kingdom The brig was run into by the schooner Mary Maria and sank in the River Thames .[71]
Seagull  United Kingdom The steamship ran aground off Brielle, South Holland, Netherlands.[61]
Veronica  United Kingdom The schooner sprang a leak and foundered in the North Sea 8 nautical miles (15 km) off Hartlepool, County Durham. Her crew were rescued. She was on a voyage from Grangemouth, Stirlingshire to Bridport, Dorset.[30][72][61]

21 August[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 21 August 1852
Ship Country Description
Endeavour  United Kingdom The ship was run down and sunk in the English Channel off Dungeness, Kent. She was on a voyage from King's Lynn, Norfolk to Southampton, Hampshire.[30]
Euphemia  United Kingdom The brig ran aground on the Maplin Sand, in the North Sea off the coast of Essex. She was refloated with the assistance of two smacks and sailed for the River Thames.[61]
Minerva  Sweden The barque was driven ashore at Cape Janissary, Ottoman Empire. She was refloated with assistance from Queen of Greece (Flag unknown).[70]
Troika  Russia The ship was driven ashore at Barber's Point, in the Dardanelles. She was on a voyage from Odessa to Falmouth, Cornwall or Queenstown, County Cork, United Kingdom. She was refloated.[73]
Wrestler  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore in the Gulf of Smyrna. She was on a voyage from Smyrna to Constantinople, Ottoman Empire.[74] She had been refloated by 17 September.[75]

22 August[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 22 August 1852
Ship Country Description
Adelaide  Spain The schooner was dismasted in the Gulf of Florida. she was on a voyage from Havana, Cuba to the Leeward Islands. She was towed in to Key West, Florida, United States, where she was condenmned.[76]
Crown United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland British North America The schooner was driven ashore at Chelsea, Massachusetts.[43]
Jessie  United Kingdom The ship ran aground off Hogänäs, Sweden. She was on a voyage from Cardiff, Glamorgan to Danzig. She was refloated and resumed her voyage.[62]

23 August[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 23 August 1852
Ship Country Description
Calliope  Russia The barque was driven ashore in the Dardanelles. She was refloated with assistance from Queen of Greece (Flag unknown).[70]
Carl Robert  Russia The ship was wrecked at Alexandria, Egypt. She was on a voyage from Cardiff, Glamorgan, United Kingdom to Alexandria.[77]
Fortunato Flag of Italy (1861–1946).svg Kingdom of Sardinia The abandoned brig was driven ashore at Manasquan, New Jersey, United states. She was on a voyage from Genoa to New York, United States.[43][4]
Lamnechina  Netherlands The ship was driven ashore at "Wangsea", Denmark. She was on a voyage from Rotterdam, South Holland to Saint Petersburg, Russia.[75]
Sarah  United Kingdom The ship was wrecked on the Loo Key. She was on a voyage from Cuba to Quebec City, Province of Canada, British North America.[78]
Zuiderzee  Netherlands The ship ran aground off Texel, North Holland. She was on a voyage from Matanzas, Cuba to Amsterdam, North Holland. She was refloated and towed in to Amsterdam by the steamship Lord John Russel ( United Kingdom).[62]

25 August[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 25 August 1852
Ship Country Description
Mayoress  United Kingdom The ship was wrecked on the Niding Reef, in the Baltic Sea. Her crew were rescued.[79]

26 August[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 26 August 1852
Ship Country Description
Christiane Flag of Stralsund.svg Stralsund The ship was wrecked on Nexø, Denmark. Her crew were rescued. She was on a voyage from Rügenwalde, Prussia to Copenhagen, Denmark.[79][80]
Dove  United Kingdom The schooner struck the Finish Rock, off the Aran Islands, County Galway and sank. Her crew were rescued. She was on a voyage from Galway to Dundalk, County Louth.[81][82]
Odin  United Kingdom The ship ran aground on the Insand, in the North Sea. She was refloated and resumed her voyage.[81]
HMS Vestal  Royal Navy The Vestal-class frigate ran aground on the Hamstead Ledge, west of The Needles, Isle of Wight. She was on a voyage from Portsmouth, Hampshire to the West Indies. She was refloated and put back to Portsmouth for inspection and repairs.

27 August[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 27 August 1852
Ship Country Description
Madura  United Kingdom The ship was wrecked on a reef in the Andaman Islands. Her crew were rescued by Clarendon ( United Kingdom). Madura was on a voyage from Moulmein, Burma to a British port.[83]

28 August[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 28 August 1852
Ship Country Description
Integrity  United Kingdom The ship ran aground on the Maypoon Sand, off the coast of Burma. She was on a voyage from Moulmein, Burma to a British port. She was refloated.[84]
Jane Archibald  United Kingdom The schooner was driven ashore in the Dardanelles. She was on a voyage from Constantinople, Ottoman Empire to Falmouth, Cornwall or Queenstown, County Cork. She was refloated, and resumed her voyage on 30 August.[85]
Stettin POL Szczecin flag.svg Stettin The steamship ran aground on the Droogden. She was on a voyage from Stettin to Königsberg, Prussia. She was refloated on 1 September and taken in to Stettin in a leaky condition[25]

29 August[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 29 August 1852
Ship Country Description
Alfred  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore and wrecked on Miscou Island, New Brunswick, British North America. She was on a voyage from Leith, Lothian to Dalhousie, New Brunswick.[86]
Charles  United Kingdom The ship was destroyed by fire in the White Sea off the mouth of the Panoi River. She was on a voyage from Archangelsk, Russia to Hartlepool, County Durham.[87]
Elizabeth  United Kingdom The ship ran aground in the Droogden. She was on a voyage from Torrevieja, Spain to Königsberg, Prussia. She was refloated and taken in to Helsingør, Denmark in a leaky condition.[88]
The Beeswing  United Kingdom The pilot coble capsized off Souter Point, County Durham with the loss of two of the three people on board.[89]

30 August[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 30 August 1852
Ship Country Description
Erin  United Kingdom The schooner foundered in Morecambe Bay. Her six crew survived.[90][91]
Otterburn  United Kingdom The ship ran aground off Queenstown, County Cork. She was on a voyage from Queenstown to Liverpool, Lancashire. She was refloated and resumed her voyage.[73]
Syprian  Norway The barque ran aground on the Hammermollen. She was on a voyage from London, United Kingdom to Piteå or Umeå, Sweden. She was refloated with the assistance of the steamship Hertha ( Denmark).[88]
William Prowse  United Kingdom The ship ran aground at Mauritius. She was on a voyage from Madras, India to Mauritius. She was refloated and taken in to Mauritius.[92]

31 August[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 31 August 1852
Ship Country Description
Esperance  United Kingdom The ship ran aground in the Sound of Kyleakin. She was on a voyage from Cronstadt, Russia to Liverpool, Lancashire. She was refloated and taken in to Kyleakin, Isle of Skye, Outer Hebrides.[25]
Janet Wilson  United Kingdom The ship struck a sunken rock off Girvan, Ayrshire. She was on a voyage from the Clyde to Singapore. She consequently put in to Troon, Ayrshire.[79]
Stephen Burney  United Kingdom The ship was wrecked near Beaver Harbour, Nova Scotia, British North America. She was on a voyage from Jamaica to Quebec City, Province of Canada, British North America.[78]

Unknown date[edit]

List of shipwrecks: Unknown date August 1852
Ship Country Description
Amazon United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland New Zealand The whaling schooner was wrecked at The Bluff while entering port near the beginning of August. All hands were saved.[93]
Candace  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore on the coast of Russia. She was on a voyage from Taganrog to an English port. She was refloated and taken in to Kertch for repairs, arriving on 24 August.[94]
Chieftain  United States The schooner was in collision with the schooner Harriet ( United States) and was abandoned off Matinicus Isle, Maine. She was on a voyage from Digby, Nova Scotia, British North America to Boston, Massachusetts.[95]
City of Melbourne United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland Victoria The steamship was wrecked on King Island, Van Diemen's Land. All on board were rescued. She was on a voyage from Melbourne to Launceston.[96]
Colon  France The ship was in collision with another vessel and sank before 26 August. Her crew were rescued by Jean Hackette ( France). Colon was on a voyage from Guadeloupe to Nantes, Loire-Inférieure.[97]
Commodore  United Kingdom The brig was driven ashore at Pointe-aux-Trembles, Province of Canada, British North America. She was on a voyage from Glasgow, Renfrewshire to Quebec City, Province of Canada. She was later refloated.[5]
Elizabeth  United Kingdom The ship was wrecked in the Andaman Islands before 7 August. She was on a voyage from Akyab, Burma to Queenstown, County Cork.[98]
Emilie  France The ship was wrecked on "Augat Island" before 5 August. She was on a voyage from Brest, Finistère to "Laber Haut".[99]
Endeavour United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland New South Wales The ship was lost at Port Stephens.[32]
Geerdina Cornelia Flag unknown The ship was driven ashore on the coast of Russia. She was on a voyage from London, United Kingdom to Saint Petersburg, Russia. She had been refloated and towed in to Saint Petersburg by 14 August.[100]
Gustava Austria-Hungary-flag-1869-1914-naval-1786-1869-merchant.svg Austrian Empire The brig was driven ashore near Ayia Anna and Nazara Point. she was refloated and resumed her voyage.[70]
Hakon Jarl Flag unknown The ship ran aground in the Dardanelles. She was on a voyage from Odessa to an English port.[53]
Louise  France The brig was driven against a bridge and wrecked at Bordeaux, Gironde with the loss of three of the six people on board. She was being loaded in preparation for her maiden voyage.[101]
Mazeppa  United Kingdom The ship was wrecked 60 nautical miles (110 km) from Rangoon, Burma.[3]
Mersey  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore at Mobile, Alabama, United States.. Declares unseaworthy, she was converted to a accommodation and hospital ship.[102]
Ocean's Bride  United Kingdom The ship departed from Malta for Palermo, Sicily. No further trace, presumed foundered with the loss of all hands.[103]
Paramatta  United Kingdom The barque foundered off Cape Horn, Chile. Her crew were rescued by Javas Welvaren ( Netherlands). Paramatta was on a voyage from Callao, Peru to an English port.[104][105]
Peltona  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore on Santa Ana Island. She was on a voyage from London to Acapulco, Mexico. She was refloated and put in to Maranhão, Brazil, where she arrived on 7 August.[106][107]
Robert Centre  United States The ship caught fire at New York and was scuttled.[108]
Sophia POL Szczecin flag.svg Stettin The ship was driven ashore near "Celt Skagen", Denmark. She was on a voyage from Grangemouth, Stirlingshire, United Kingdom to Stettin. She had broken up by 9 August.[12]
Thomas Carty  United Kingdom The barque was wrecked on "Young's Guano Island", Cape Colony before 29 August. Her crew were rescued.[57]
Waterville  United Kingdom The ship was lost off Cape Horn. Her crew were rescued by Triton ( United Kingdom). Waterville was on a voyage from Liverpool to the Sandwich Islands.[104]

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Ship events in 1852
Ship launches: 1847 1848 1849 1850 1851 1852 1853 1854 1855 1856 1857
Ship commissionings: 1847 1848 1849 1850 1851 1852 1853 1854 1855 1856 1857
Ship decommissionings: 1847 1848 1849 1850 1851 1852 1853 1854 1855 1856 1857
Shipwrecks: 1847 1848 1849 1850 1851 1852 1853 1854 1855 1856 1857