List of shipwrecks in February 1923

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The list of shipwrecks in February 1923 includes ships sunk, foundered, grounded, or otherwise lost during February 1923.

1 February[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 1 February 1923
Ship Country Description
Poseidon  Germany The cargo ship ran aground in the Paraná River, Argentina.[1] She was refloated on 4 February.[2]

2 February[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 2 February 1923
Ship Country Description
Alroy  United Kingdom The auxiliary sailing vessel came ashore at Camber Sands, Sussex and was wrecked. Her crew were rescued by the Rye Lifeboat.[3]
Garouda  France The cargo ship was wrecked at Pulo Bintang, Netherlands East Indies.[3] Her crew were rescued.[4]
Marguerite Ryan  United Kingdom The schooner was abandoned in the Atlantic Ocean. Her crew were rescued by Corinthic ( United Kingdom).[5]
No. 2  United Kingdom The bucket dredger capsized and sank in the River Humber at Hull, Yorkshire with the loss of six of her eight crew.[6]

3 February[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 3 February 1923
Ship Country Description
Arfeld  Germany The cargo ship collided with Lacuna ( United Kingdom) in the Mississippi River at New Orleans, Louisiana, United States and was beached.[5]

5 February[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 5 February 1923
Ship Country Description
Padova  Italy The cargo ship ran aground at Fordeiro, A Coruña, Spain. Her crew were rescued.[7] She was a total loss.[8]

6 February[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 6 February 1923
Ship Country Description
Tamara 12  Germany The sailing ship departed Leith, Lothian, United Kingdom for Hamburg. Presumed later foundered in the North Sea with the loss of all hands. A lifeboat with the body of a crew member washed up at Start Point, Sanday, Orkney Islands on 20 February.[9]

7 February[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 7 February 1923
Ship Country Description
Frank M. Deering  United States The schooner came ashore on Cobb Island, Maryland and was wrecked.[4]
Goodwin  United Kingdom The cargo ship collided with Maid of Orleans ( United Kingdom) in the North Sea off the Girdler Lightship ( United Kingdom). She was beached on the West Girdler Sands off Herne Bay, Kent.[4] She was refloated on 12 February and towed to Greenhithe, Kent.[10]
Slievenamon  Ireland The coaster came ashore in Ballycotton Bay.[11] She was refloated on 12 February.[12]
Centaurus  Denmark The barquentine sailed from Harbour Buffett, Newfoundland for Málaga, Spain. No further trace, presumed foundered in the Atlantic Ocean with the loss of all hands.[13][14]

8 February[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 8 February 1923
Ship Country Description
Figueira  Portugal The cargo ship was driven ashore at Leixões and was wrecked.[8][15] She was refloated in early June.[16]
Rhona  Portugal The tug ran aground at Lisbon and sank with the loss of five of her seven crew.[8]

9 February[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 9 February 1923
Ship Country Description
Adolf Vinnen  Germany
Adolf Vinnen wrecked off Cornwall on her maiden voyage

The five-masted barquentine was driven onto rocks at Bass Point, Cornwall, United Kingdom on her maiden voyage.[17] All 24 crew were saved by means of rocket apparatus from the cliffs.[18]

Romanitza  France The cargo ship ran aground at Bessaker, Norway. She was refloated on 16 February.[19]

10 February[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 10 February 1923
Ship Country Description
Sarah Latham  United Kingdom The auxiliary schooner was abandoned in the Atlantic Ocean. Her crew were rescued by Olympia ( United Kingdom), which towed Sarah Latham to Liverpool, Lancashire.[20]
Scotia Maiden  Canada The auxiliary sailing vessel caught fire and was abandoned in the Mediterranean Sea (40°00′N 1°15′E / 40.000°N 1.250°E / 40.000; 1.250). All crew were rescued by Fenchurch ( United Kingdom).[20]

13 February[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 13 February 1923
Ship Country Description
Esperanza  Spain The four-masted schooner ran aground on the Luna Shoals off the coast of the Dominican Republic and was a total loss.[21]

14 February[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 14 February 1923
Ship Country Description
Good Partner  United States The 13-gross register ton motor vessel was lost at Metlakatla, Territory of Alaska, when the dolphin she was moored to collapsed while no one was on board.[22]
Lukkos  Netherlands The cargo ship passed Dungeness, Kent, United Kingdom bound for a port in Spanish Morocco. Presumed foundered in the English Channel with the loss of all hands. Wreckage washed up at Bexhill-on-Sea and Beachy Head, Sussex on 20 February.[23]
Regina  United Kingdom The tug struck a submerged object and sank in the River Thames at Rainham, Essex.[24] She was refloated on 18 February.[21]

15 February[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 15 February 1923
Ship Country Description
Moncenisio  Italy The cargo ship foundered in the Atlantic Ocean (36°35′N 65°22′W / 36.583°N 65.367°W / 36.583; -65.367) with the loss of all hands.[25][11]
Tuscan Prince  United Kingdom The cargo ship was wrecked on the coast of Washington, United States.[26]

16 February[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 16 February 1923
Ship Country Description
Dorin  United Kingdom The auxiliary sailing vessel was abandoned in the Atlantic Ocean (39°54′N 73°30′W / 39.900°N 73.500°W / 39.900; -73.500). She was set afire by her crew, who were rescued by Vasari ( United Kingdom).[27] Dorin was towed into New York by USCGC Seneca ( United States Coast Guard), arriving on 19 February.[28]
Giulio Cesare  Italy The cargo ship struck a rock and foundered off Cape Trafalgar, Spain. Her crew were rescued.[27]
Sagua  United States The cargo ship caught fire and sank at Hoboken, New Jersey.[27][29]
Wasa  Finland The cargo ship was sunk by ice in the Gulf of Finland off the Kallbadan Lighthouse. Her crew were rescued.[29]
West Hematite  United States The Design 1013 cargo ship ran aground in the Weser, Germany.

17 February[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 17 February 1923
Ship Country Description
Dotterel  United Kingdom The coaster ran aground at Rhue Point, Ross and Cromarty. Her crew were rescued.[21]
Lawrence  United Kingdom The cargo ship ran aground off Seaton Delaval, Northumberland and was wrecked. Her crew survived.[27]
Radium  Yugoslavia The cargo ship was wrecked at Speeton, Yorkshire. Her 28 crew were rescued by rocket apparatus.[27][30]
Trefusis  United Kingdom The coaster collided with Grace ( United Kingdom) in the North Sea off Spurn Point, Yorkshire and sank. Her crew were rescued.[27][30] She was refloated on 10 March.[31]

18 February[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 18 February 1923
Ship Country Description
Domingo  Italy The cargo ship was driven ashore at Peniche, Portugal.[27] Her crew were rescued.[28]
Jacobus  United Kingdom The coaster came ashore at Garton, Yorkshire and was severely damaged.[21][30]
Porpoise  United States The 8-gross register ton, 28-foot (8.5 m) motor vessel sank without loss of life in Southeast Alaska 2 nautical miles (3.7 km; 2.3 mi) north of Wrangell, Territory of Alaska.[32]
Valur  United Kingdom The coaster foundered in the Atlantic Ocean west of the Orkney Islands with the loss of two crew. Survivors were rescued by a trawler.[21][28]
Woodburn  United Kingdom The cargo ship foundered off the Isle of Whithorn, Wigtownshire with the loss of all hands.[21]

19 February[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 19 February 1923
Ship Country Description
Fenella  United Kingdom The passenger ferry collided with Clan Cumming in the River Mersey and was beached at Tranmere, Cheshire.[21] She was refloated on 22 February and drydocked.[23]
Laumur  France The cargo ship came ashore at Hardelot, Pas-de-Calais. She broke in two and was a total loss.[21]
Santino  United States The five-masted auxiliary schooner sprang a leak off Nantucket, Massachusetts and was abandoned.[21]
Sapporo Maru No.3  Japan The cargo ship ran aground on the Noto Peninsula. She was declared a total loss.[21][28]
Toyo Maru No.3  Japan The cargo ship ran aground at Kokusanto, Korea. She sank on 27 February. Her crew were rescued.[33]

20 February[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 20 February 1923
Ship Country Description
Otto Fischer  Germany The cargo ship foundered in the Mediterranean Sea 90 nautical miles (170 km) north of Cape Villano, Algeria (48°56′N 9°18′W / 48.933°N 9.300°W / 48.933; -9.300). Her 39 crew were rescued by Hakozaki Maru ( Japan) and Older ( Norway).[23][28]
Utopia  United Kingdom The cargo liner sprang a leak in the Indian Ocean. She was beached at Antalaha, Madagascar and sank. All on board were rescued.[9]

21 February[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 21 February 1923
Ship Country Description
T. H. Skogland  Norway The cargo liner ran aground off Bayona, Galicia, Spain.[9] All 36 people on board were rescued but she was a total loss.[23]

22 February[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 22 February 1923
Ship Country Description
Empress  United Kingdom The sailing ship was driven ashore at Bibette Head, Alderney, Channel Islands and sank. Her crew were rescued.[23]
Wynor  United Kingdom The cargo ship foundered in the North Sea north east of Lossiemouth, Morayshire. Her crew survived.[23]

23 February[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 23 February 1923
Ship Country Description
Bourbancy  France The cargo ship sank at Marseille, Bouches-du-Rhône whilst laid up.[34]
Cragside  United Kingdom The cargo ship was driven on the breakwater at Portland Harbour, Dorset. Her crew were rescued before she capsized and sank.[34]
Helen M. Coolen  United Kingdom The schooner was abandoned in the Atlantic Ocean (39°02′N 66°25′W / 39.033°N 66.417°W / 39.033; -66.417). Her crew were rescued.[34]
Elwick  United Kingdom The cargo ship collided with Lisbon Maru ( Japan) in the North Sea off Cuxhaven, Germany. She was towed in to Cuxhaven and beached.[34]

24 February[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 24 February 1923
Ship Country Description
Heim  Norway The cargo ship departed Cardiff, Glamorgan, United Kingdom for Barcelona, Spain. No further trace, presumed foundered with the loss of all hands.[35]
Villaodrid  Spain The cargo ship departed from the River Clyde, United Kingdom for Bilbao. No further trace, presumed foundered with the loss of all hands.[36]

25 February[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 25 February 1923
Ship Country Description
Eslington Firth  United Kingdom The cargo ship ran aground 2 nautical miles (3.7 km) north of Cushendun, County Antrim. Her crew were rescued. She was a total loss.[37][38]
Sabina  Spain The cargo ship ran aground in Fleshwick Bay, Isle of Man.[37] She was refloated later that day and taken to Port Erin,[38] Where she was beached 27 February.[33]

26 February[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 26 February 1923
Ship Country Description
China Maru  Japan The cargo ship ran aground at Kara Point, Greece.[38] She was refloated on 3 March.[39]
Echo  United Kingdom The cargo ship collided with Coimbra ( Portugal) in the North Sea off Terschelling, Netherlands and sank. Her eighteen crew were rescued by Yainville ( France) and the trawler Richmond ( United Kingdom).[33][40][41]
Storaker  Norway The cargo ship sprang a leak in the Atlantic Ocean and was abandoned (46°02′N 43°23′W / 46.033°N 43.383°W / 46.033; -43.383). Her crew were rescued by City of Flint ( United Kingdom).[33]

27 February[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 27 February 1923
Ship Country Description
Blairlogie  United Kingdom The cargo ship was abandoned in the Irish Sea 25 nautical miles (46 km) off the Smalls Lighthouse.[33][38]
Bustard  United Kingdom The cargo ship sank at Milford Haven, Pembrokeshire.[42] She was refloated on 3 March.[43]
Frank H. Adams (schooner)  United Kingdom The schooner sprang a leak and was abandoned in the Atlantic Ocean. Her crew were rescued by the trawler William Brady ( United Kingdom).[40]
Southwark  United Kingdom The cargo ship was beached at Porthfawr, Caernarfonshire. Her crew were rescued.[33]
Watson A. West  United States The schooner came ashore at San Francisco, California and was wrecked. Her crew were rescued.[42]

28 February[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 28 February 1923
Ship Country Description
Heimdal  Denmark The schooner was abandoned in the Baltic Sea with the loss of two of her crew. Survivors were rescued by the trawler Vidette, which took her in tow She sank the next day (57°33′N 11°00′E / 57.550°N 11.000°E / 57.550; 11.000).[43]
Nicolao Tommaseo  Italy The cargo ship ran aground near the Karabournou Lighthouse, Turkey.[44] She was refloated on 3 March.[39]

Unknown date[edit]

List of shipwrecks: Unknown date 1923
Ship Country Description
Majken  Sweden The schooner was abandoned in the North Sea 155 nautical miles (287 km) east of Aberdeen, United Kingdom. Five crew were rescued by the trawler Strath Moray ( United Kingdom) and landed at Aberdeen on 10 February.[20]

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