List of shipwrecks in March 1916

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The list of shipwrecks in March 1916 includes some ships sunk, foundered, grounded, or otherwise lost during March 1916.


March 1916
Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
1 2 3 4 5
6 7 8 9 10 11 12
13 14 15 16 17 18 19
20 21 22 23 24 25 26
27 28 29 30 31
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1 March[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 1 March 1916
Ship Country Description
Harold  United Kingdom World War I: The fishing smack was scuttled in the North Sea 18 nautical miles (33 km) east of Lowestoft, Suffolk by SM UB-13 ( Imperial German Navy). Her crew survived.[1]
Kilbride  United Kingdom World War I: The collier was shelled and sunk in the Mediterranean Sea (30 nautical miles (56 km) east of Galeta Island, Tunisia (37°40′N 9°31′E / 37.667°N 9.517°E / 37.667; 9.517) by SM U-38 ( Imperial German Navy). Her crew survived.[2][3]
HMT Manx Queen  Royal Navy The naval trawler was driven ashore and wrecked at Filey, Yorkshire.[4]
Reliance  United Kingdom World War I: The fishing smack was scuttled in the North Sea 25 nautical miles (46 km) east by south of Lowestoft by SM UB-13 ( Imperial German Navy). Her crew survived.[5]
Trevose  United Kingdom World War I: The fishing smack was scuttled in the North Sea 18 nautical miles (33 km) east by north of Lowestoft by SM UB-13 ( Imperial German Navy). Her crew survived.[6]
Try On  United Kingdom World War I: The fishing smack was scuttled in the North Sea 26 nautical miles (48 km) east by south of Lowestoft by SM UB-13 ( Imperial German Navy). Her crew survived.[7]

2 March[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 2 March 1916
Ship Country Description
Bathampton  United Kingdom The cargo ship was wrecked at Hambantota, Ceylon. Her crew were rescued.[8]

3 March[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 3 March 1916
Ship Country Description
HMT Boy Harold  Royal Navy World War I: The naval trawler struck a mine and sank in the Adriatic Sea off Brindisi, Italy with the loss of seven of her crew.[9]
Lyderhorn  Norway The cargo ship collided with Leander ( Norway) in the North Sea west of Bergen, Hordaland and sank.[10]

4 March[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 4 March 1916
Ship Country Description
HMT Flicker  Royal Navy World War I: The naval trawler struck a mine and sank in the English Channel off Dover, Kent with the loss of fourteen of her crew. by SM UC-5 ( Imperial German Navy). Her crew survived.[11]
Teutonian  United Kingdom World War I: The tanker was torpedoed and sunk in the Atlantic Ocean 36 nautical miles (67 km) south west by west of the Fastnet Rock (50°55′N 10°20′W / 50.917°N 10.333°W / 50.917; -10.333) by SM U-32 ( Imperial German Navy). Her crew survived.[12][13]

5 March[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 5 March 1916
Ship Country Description
Príncipe de Asturias  Spain The ocean liner ran aground off Ilhabela, São Paulo, Brazil and sank with the loss of 445 of the 588 people on board.
Rothesay  United Kingdom World War I: The cargo ship was torpedoed and sunk in the Atlantic Ocean 30 nautical miles (56 km) off the Bishop Rock, Isles of Scilly (49°31′N 7°22′W / 49.517°N 7.367°W / 49.517; -7.367) by SM U-32 ( Imperial German Navy). Her crew survived.[14]

6 March[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 6 March 1916
Ship Country Description
Cora A.  United States The schooner was abandoned in the Atlantic Ocean (approximately 36°N 57°W / 36°N 57°W / 36; -57).[15]
Springflower  United Kingdom World War I: The fishing smack was scuttled in the North Sea 18 nautical miles (33 km) east of Lowestoft, Suffolk by a Kaiserliche Marine submarine.[16][16]
Trois Frères  France World War I: The sailing vessel was sunk in the Bay of Biscay 50 nautical miles (93 km) west north west of Penmarc'h, Finistère by SM U-32 ( Imperial German Navy).[17]
Young Harry  United Kingdom World War I: The fishing smack was scuttled in the North Sea 35 nautical miles (65 km) east of Lowestoft by a Kaiserliche Marine submarine.[16]

7 March[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 7 March 1916
Ship Country Description
HMS E5  Royal Navy World War I: The E-class submarine struck a mine and sank in the North Sea off Juist, Lower Saxony, Germany.
HMS Coquette  Royal Navy World War I: The D-class destroyer struck a mine and sank in the North Sea (51°45′N 1°30′E / 51.750°N 1.500°E / 51.750; 1.500) with the loss of 22 of her crew.[18]
HMS TB 11  Royal Navy World War I: The torpedo boat struck a mine and sank in the North Sea (51°48′N 1°34′E / 51.800°N 1.567°E / 51.800; 1.567) with the loss of 23 of her crew.[19]
Ville de Havre  France World War I: The four-masted barque was sunk in the Bay of Biscay off Brest, Finistère by SM U-32 ( Imperial German Navy) with the loss of a crew member.[20]

8 March[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 8 March 1916
Ship Country Description
HMT Enterprise II  Royal Navy World War I: The naval trawler struck a mine and sank in the Adriatic Sea off Brindisi, Italy with the loss of eight of her crew.[21]
Harmatris  United Kingdom World War I: The cargo ship was torpedoed and sunk in the English Channel off Boulogne, Pas-de-Calais, France by SM UB-18 ( Imperial German Navy) with the loss of four of her crew.[22]

9 March[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 9 March 1916
Ship Country Description
Ellen  Sweden The schooner ran aground on the Ross Sands, Northumberland, United Kingdom. Her crew were rescued by the Lindisfarne Lifeboat.[23]
HMS Fauvette  Royal Navy World War I: The armed boarding steamer struck two mines and sank in the North Sea off North Foreland, Kent with the loss of fourteen of her crew. The wreck was dispersed post-war.[24]
Louisiane  France World War I: The passenger ship was torpedoed and sunk in the English Channel 3 nautical miles (5.6 km) off Cap de la Hève, Seine-Maritime by SM UB-18 ( Imperial German Navy) with the loss of a crew member.[25]
Silius  Norway World War I: The barque was torpedoed and sunk in the English Channel off Le Havre, Seine-Maritime by SM UB-18 ( Imperial German Navy) with the loss of three of her crew.[26]
Lieutenant Pustshin  Imperial Russian Navy World War I: The Boiki-class destroyer struck a mine and sank in the Black Sea south of Varna, Bulgaria. Fifteen crew were rescued.[27][28][29]

11 March[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 11 March 1916
Ship Country Description
Gertrude  United Kingdom The Thames barge foundered in the River Medway at Rochester, Kent with the loss of a crew member.[30]

12 March[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 12 March 1916
Ship Country Description
HMY Mekong  Royal Navy The naval yacht was lost on this date.[31]
Seyyar Ottoman Empire Ottoman Turkey World War I: The banana boat was shelled and sunk in the Black Sea off Karasu by Russian warships.

13 March[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 12 March 1916
Ship Country Description
Matatua  United Kingdom After a fire and subsequent series of explosions, later attributed to its cargo of calcium carbide, she sunk pierside in Saint John, New Brunswick with the loss of her commander and designer, Captain L. B. Gilham. Refloated within four months.[32]
Success  United States The 33-foot (10 m) halibut-fishing vessel was wrecked on West Amatuli Island (58°56′N 152°03′W / 58.933°N 152.050°W / 58.933; -152.050 (West Amatuli Island)) in the Kodiak Archipelago. Two of her four crewmen were lost while transiting the coast of the island in a skiff. The other two survived.[33]

16 March[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 16 March 1916
Ship Country Description
Ottensen  Imperial German Navy World War I: The minesweeper sank in the North Sea off Borkum after striking two mines and colliding with the minesweeper Niederwald ( Imperial German Navy).[34]
Tubantia  Netherlands The ocean liner was torpedoed and sunk in the North Sea 4 nautical miles (7.4 km) off the Noord Hinder Lightship ( Netherlands) (51°50′N 2°49′E / 51.833°N 2.817°E / 51.833; 2.817) by SM UB-13 ( Imperial German Navy). All 374 people on board were rescued by Breda, Krakatau (both  Netherlands) and La Campine ( Belgium).
SM UC-12 Austria-Hungary Kaiserliche Marine World War I: The Type UC I submarine was sunk by the explosion of a mine whilst engaged in minelaying operations off Taranto, Italy. She was later raised by the Italians, repaired, and entered service as X-1.
Willie  United Kingdom World War I: The sailing vessel was shelled and sunk in the Atlantic Ocean 60 nautical miles (110 km) north west by north of the Fastnet Rock by SM U-70 ( Imperial German Navy). Her crew survived.[13][35]

17 March[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 17 March 1916
Ship Country Description
Lindfield  Norway World War I: The barque was sunk in the Atlantic Ocean 70 nautical miles (130 km) southwest of the Fastnet Rock by SM U-70 ( Imperial German Navy). Her crew survived.[36]

18 March[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 18 March 1916
Ship Country Description
HMT Ameer  Royal Navy The naval trawler was lost on this date.[3]
City of Midland  United Kingdom The cargo ship was destroyed by fire at Toronto, Ontario, Canada.[37]
Lowlands  United Kingdom World War I: The cargo ship was torpedoed and sunk in the North Sea 8 nautical miles (15 km) north east by east of North Foreland, Kent by a Kaiserliche Marine submarine.[13]
Palembang  Netherlands World War I: The cargo ship struck a mine and sank in the North Sea (51°50′45″N 1°58′30″E / 51.84583°N 1.97500°E / 51.84583; 1.97500).[38]
Renaudin  French Navy World War I: The Bisson-class destroyer was torpedoed and sunk in the Adriatic Sea off Durrës, Albania (41°17′N 19°22′E / 41.283°N 19.367°E / 41.283; 19.367) by SM U-6 ( Austro-Hungarian Navy).[39]

19 March[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 19 March 1916
Ship Country Description
Kanawha  United States The cargo ship foundered in the Atlantic Ocean off Charleston, South Carolina with the loss of seven of her crew.[37]
Nominoe  France World War I: The cargo ship was torpedoed and sunk in the North Sea off Lowestoft, Suffolk, United Kingdom by SM UB-29 ( Imperial German Navy).[40]
Port Dalhousie  Canada World War I: The cargo ship was torpedoed and sunk in the North Sea 2 nautical miles (3.7 km) off the Kentish Knock Lightship ( United Kingdom) by SM UB-10 ( Imperial German Navy) with the loss of nineteen of her crew.[41]
HMT Valpa  Royal Navy World War I: The naval trawler struck a mine and sank in the North Sea off Spurn Point, Yorkshire with the loss of three of her crew.[42]

20 March[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 20 March 1916
Ship Country Description
Ginette  French Navy World War I: The naval trawler struck a mine and sank in the Ionian Sea off Corfu, Greece.[43]
Langeli  Norway World War I: The cargo ship was sunk in the North Sea 5 nautical miles (9.3 km) south south east of the Corton Lightship ( United Kingdom) by SM UB-29 ( Imperial German Navy) with the loss of a crew member.[44]
Skodsborg  Denmark World War I: The cargo ship was sunk in the North Sea 5 nautical miles (9.3 km) south south east of the Corton Lightship ( United Kingdom) by SM UB-29 ( Imperial German Navy) with the loss of three of her crew.[45]

21 March[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 21 March 1916
Ship Country Description
Aranmore  United Kingdom World War I: The cargo ship was torpedoed and sunk in the Atlantic Ocean 24 nautical miles (44 km) off Eagle Island, County Mayo by SM U-43 ( Imperial German Navy). Her crew survived.[46]
HMS E24  Royal Navy World War I: The E-class submarine was last reported in the Heligoland Bight on this date. Believed to have subsequently struck a mine and sank with the loss of all 30 crew.

22 March[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 22 March 1916
Ship Country Description
Bougainville  France World War I: The barque was shelled and sunk in the Irish Sea 6 nautical miles (11 km) south of the Coningsby Lightship ( United Kingdom) (51°39′N 6°36′W / 51.650°N 6.600°W / 51.650; -6.600) by SM U-70 ( Imperial German Navy). Her crew survived.[47]
Kelvinbank  United Kingdom World War I: The cargo ship was torpedoed and sunk in the English Channel off Le Havre, Seine-Maritime, France (49°27′N 3°27′W / 49.450°N 3.450°W / 49.450; -3.450) by SM UB-18 ( Imperial German Navy) with the loss of a crew member.[13][48]
SM U-68  Imperial German Navy World War I: The Type U 66 submarine was shelled, depth charged and sunk in the Atlantic Ocean (51°54′N 10°53′W / 51.900°N 10.883°W / 51.900; -10.883) by HMS Farnborough ( Royal Navy and sank with the loss of all 38 crew.

23 March[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 23 March 1916
Ship Country Description
HMT Corona  Royal Navy World War I: The naval trawler struck a mine and sank in the North Sea off Ramsgate, Kent (51°08′50″N 1°25′00″E / 51.14722°N 1.41667°E / 51.14722; 1.41667) with the loss of thirteen of her crew.[49]
Kannik  Norway World War I: The cargo ship was sunk in the English Channel off Le Havre, Seine-Maritime (49°27′N 3°52′W / 49.450°N 3.867°W / 49.450; -3.867) by SM UB-18 ( Imperial German Navy). Her crew survived.[50]
Minneapolis  United Kingdom World War I: The ocean liner was torpedoed and damaged in the Mediterranean Sea 195 nautical miles (361 km) east of Malta (36°30′N 18°22′E / 36.500°N 18.367°E / 36.500; 18.367) by SM U-35 ( Imperial German Navy). She sank on 25 March with the loss of twelve lives (36°20′N 17°57′E / 36.333°N 17.950°E / 36.333; 17.950).[13][51]
Sea Serpent  United Kingdom World War I: The coaster struck a mine and sank in the English Channel off Folkestone, Kent (51°01′50″N 1°11′30″E / 51.03056°N 1.19167°E / 51.03056; 1.19167) with the loss of fourteen of her crew.[52]

24 March[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 24 March 1916
Ship Country Description
Christianssund  Denmark World War I: The passenger ship struck a mine and sank in the English Channel 3 nautical miles (5.6 km) south west of Folkestone, Kent, United Kingdom (51°01′30″N 1°11′20″E / 51.02500°N 1.18889°E / 51.02500; 1.18889). All on board survived.[53]
Englishman  United Kingdom World War I: The cargo ship was torpedoed and sunk in the Atlantic Ocean 30 nautical miles (56 km) north east of Malin Head, County Donegal by SM U-43 ( Imperial German Navy) with the loss of ten crew.[13][54]
Fenay Bridge  United Kingdom World War I: The cargo ship was torpedoed and sunk in the Atlantic Ocean 54 nautical miles (100 km) west of the Bishop Rock, Isles of Scilly (49°32′N 7°43′W / 49.533°N 7.717°W / 49.533; -7.717) by SM U-70 ( Imperial German Navy). Her crew survived.[13][55]
Fulmar  United Kingdom World War I: The cargo ship struck a mine from U-Boat UC-7 (also sunk by mine with loss of all hands 5 July 1916) and sank 8 miles southwest of Kentish Knock Lightvessel east of the Thames estuary 7 nautical miles (13 km) north east of North Foreland, Kent with the loss of the Master.[13]
HMY Marcella  Royal Navy The naval yacht collided with another vessel and sank in The Downs.[56]
Salybia  United Kingdom World War I: The cargo ship was torpedoed and sunk in the English Channel 4 nautical miles (7.4 km) south west by west of Dungeness, Kent by SM UB-29 ( Imperial German Navy). Her crew survived.[13][57]
Sussex  France
Sussex

World War I: The passenger ferry was torpedoed and damaged in the English Channel by UB-29 ( Imperial German Navy) with the loss of at least 50 lives. She was beached at Boulogne, Pas-de-Calais. Sussex was repaired post-war and returned to service.

25 March[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 25 March 1916
Ship Country Description
Braunschweig  Imperial German Navy The Vorpostenboot was lost on this date.[58]
Duiveland  Netherlands World War I: The cargo ship struck a mine and sank in the English Channel (51°33′00″N 1°42′30″E / 51.55000°N 1.70833°E / 51.55000; 1.70833).[59]
HMT Grateful  Royal Navy The naval trawler was wrecked at Torr Head, County Antrim. She was salvaged in 1917, repaired and sold into merchant service in 1918.[60]
HMT Hilary II  Royal Navy The naval trawler was lost on this date.[3]
HMS Medusa  Royal Navy World War I: The Medea-class destroyer collided with HMS Laverock ( Royal Navy) in the North Sea whilst under attack by Luftstreitkrafte aircraft and sank. Her crew were rescued by HMS Laverock.[61][62]
Ottomar  Russia World War I: The sailing vessel was sunk in the Atlantic Ocean 40 to 45 nautical miles (74 to 83 km) south east of the Fastnet Rock by SM U-44 ( Imperial German Navy).[63]
SMS Otto Rudolf  Imperial German Navy The Vorpostenboot was lost on this date.[64]

26 March[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 26 March 1916
Ship Country Description
Cerne  United Kingdom World War I: The cargo ship struck a mine and sank in the Thames Estuary. Her 23 crew survived.[13][65]
Ekonom  Russia The schooner was abandoned in the English Channel off St. Michael's Mount, Cornwall, United Kingdom. Her crew were rescued by Westerdijk ( Netherlands).[66]
SMS G194  Imperial German Navy World War I: The G192-class torpedo boat was rammed by HMS Cleopatra ( Royal Navy) and sank in the North Sea off Tønder, Denmark.[62]
Hebe  France World War I: The cargo ship struck a mine and sank in the North Sea 6 nautical miles (11 km) east of the Sunk Lightship ( United Kingdom) (51°53′00″N 1°46′30″E / 51.88333°N 1.77500°E / 51.88333; 1.77500). Her eighteen crew survived.[65][67]
Khartoum  United Kingdom World War I: The fish carrier struck a mine and sank in the North Sea 6 nautical miles (11 km) north east of the Longstone Lightship ( United Kingdom) with the loss of nine of her eleven crew.[65][68]
Norne  Norway World War I: The cargo ship was sunk in the Bay of Biscay (47°28′N 7°00′W / 47.467°N 7.000°W / 47.467; -7.000 by SM U-28 ( Imperial German Navy). Her crew survived.[69]
SMS S22  Imperial German Navy World War I: The V1-class destroyer struck a mine and sank in the North Sea with the loss of 76 of her crew.[62]
Saint Cecilia  United Kingdom World War I: The cargo ship struck a mine and sank in the English Channel 3 nautical miles (5.6 km) south of Folkestone, Kent. Her crew survived.[70]
Tabora  Germany (Flag of the Red Cross.png): World War I: The hospital ship, suspected by the Allies of being a disguised troopship and ammunition transport, was sunk in the harbor at Dar es Salaam, German East Africa, by the battleship HMS Vengeance ( Royal Navy), the protected cruisers HMS Challenger and HMS Hyacinth (both  Royal Navy), and the light cruiser HMAS Pioneer ( Royal Australian Navy).[71]

27 March[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 27 March 1916
Ship Country Description
Empress of Midland  United Kingdom World War I: The cargo ship struck a mine and sank in the North Sea 9 nautical miles (17 km) south of the Kentish Knock Lightship ( United Kingdom) (51°31′N 1°43′E / 51.517°N 1.717°E / 51.517; 1.717). Her crew survived.[72]
Harriet  Denmark World War I: The cargo ship struck a mine and sank in the North Sea 5 nautical miles (9.3 km) east of the Sunk Lightship ( United Kingdom) (51°53′30″N 1°45′00″E / 51.89167°N 1.75000°E / 51.89167; 1.75000). Her eighteen crew survived.[65][73]
HMT Lerwick  Royal Navy The naval trawler was lost on this date.[3]
Manchester Engineer  United Kingdom World War I: The cargo ship was torpedoed and sunk in the Irish Sea 20 nautical miles (37 km) west by south of the Coningbeg Lightship ( United Kingdom) by SM U-44 ( Imperial German Navy). Her crew survived.[13][74]
SMS Volksdorf  Imperial German Navy The Vorpostenboot was lost on this date.[75]

28 March[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 28 March 1916
Ship Country Description
Eagle Point  United Kingdom World War I: The cargo ship was torpedoed and sunk in the Atlantic Ocean 100 nautical miles (190 km) west north west of the Bishop Rock, Isles of Scilly by SM U-70 ( Imperial German Navy). Her crew survived.[13][76]
Lavinia Westoll  United Kingdom World War I: The cargo ship struck a mine and sank in the North Sea 33 nautical miles (61 km) south east by south of the Spurn Lightship ( United Kingdom).[13]
Olga  Russia The schooner was driven ashore at The Mumbles, Glamorgan, United Kingdom. Her crew survived. Although later refloated, she was declared a constructive total loss and sold for scrap.[77]
Rio Tiete  United Kingdom World War I: The collier was torpedoed and sunk in the Bay of Biscay 140 nautical miles (260 km) west of Ouessant, Finistère, France (47°30′N 8°25′W / 47.500°N 8.417°W / 47.500; -8.417) by SM U-28 ( Imperial German Navy). Her crew survived.[13][31][78]
HMT Saxon Prince  Royal Navy The naval trawler foundered in the English Channel off Dover, Kent with the loss of all hands.[79]

30 March[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 30 March 1916
Ship Country Description
Bell  Norway World War I: The four-masted barque was scuttled in the Atlantic Ocean off Ouessant, Finistère, France (48°55′N 7°40′W / 48.917°N 7.667°W / 48.917; -7.667) by SM U-44 ( Imperial German Navy). Her crew survived.[80]
John Pritchard  United Kingdom World War I: The schooner was scuttled in the Ionian Sea off Paxos, Greece (38°40′N 20°20′E / 38.667°N 20.333°E / 38.667; 20.333) by SM U-4 ( Austro-Hungarian Navy). Her crew survived.[13][81]
Portugal  Imperial Russian Navy (Flag of the Red Cross.pngRed Cross): World War I: The hospital ship was torpedoed and sunk in the Black Sea off Rizeh, Turkey (41°01′N 41°19′E / 41.017°N 41.317°E / 41.017; 41.317) by SM U-33 ( Imperial German Navy).
Trewyn  United Kingdom World War I: The cargo ship was torpedoed and sunk in the Atlantic Ocean 80 nautical miles (150 km) west of Ouessant (47°30′N 7°30′W / 47.500°N 7.500°W / 47.500; -7.500) by SM U-28 ( Imperial German Navy) with the loss of 23 crew.[82]
Saint Hubert  France World War I: The barquentine was shelled and sunk in the Bay of Biscay (47°35′N 7°20′W / 47.583°N 7.333°W / 47.583; -7.333) by SM U-28 ( Imperial German Navy).[83] Her crew were rescued by Livonia ( United Kingdom).[84]

31 March[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 31 March 1916
Ship Country Description
Achilles  United Kingdom World War I: The cargo ship was torpedoed and sunk in the Atlantic Ocean 90 nautical miles (170 km) west north west of Ouessant, Finistère, France by SM U-44 ( Imperial German Navy) with the loss of five crew.[13][85]
Alacrity  United Kingdom World War I: The ship was torpedoed and sunk in the North Sea off Southwold, Suffolk by SM UB-13 ( Imperial German Navy) with the loss of all fourteen crew.[86]
Clinton  United Kingdom World War I: The cargo ship struck a mine and was damaged in the North Sea 1.5 nautical miles (2.8 km) south east of Pakefield, Suffolk (52°26′N 1°49′E / 52.433°N 1.817°E / 52.433; 1.817). She was beached but was later refloated, repaired and returned to service.[87]
Egeo  Italy World War I: The cargo ship was sunk in the Gulf of Taranto 20 nautical miles (37 km) off Punta Alice (39°39′N 17°18′E / 39.650°N 17.300°E / 39.650; 17.300) by SM U-39 ( Imperial German Navy). Her crew survived.[88]
Goldmouth  United Kingdom World War I: The tanker was torpedoed and sunk in the Atlantic Ocean 60 nautical miles (110 km) west north west of Ouessant by SM U-44 ( Imperial German Navy). Her crew survived, but her captain was taken as a prisoner of war.[13][89]
Hans Guide  Norway World War I: The cargo ship was sunk on the Atlantic Ocean 55 nautical miles (102 km) west by north of Ouessant by SM U-44 ( Imperial German Navy). Her crew survived.[90]
Hollandia  Sweden World War I: The cargo ship was torpedoed and sunk in the North Sea near the Galloper Lightship ( United Kingdom) by SM UB-6 ( Imperial German Navy). Her crew survived.[91][92]
Memento  Norway World War I: The cargo ship struck a mine and sank in the North Sea 1.5 nautical miles (2.8 km) south east of Pakefield (52°26′N 1°49′E / 52.433°N 1.817°E / 52.433; 1.817) with the loss of a crew member.[93]
Rangatira  United Kingdom The liner ran aground on Robben Island, South Africa and was wrecked.[94]
Riposto  Italy World War I: The cargo ship was sunk in the Gulf of Taranto off Crotone (39°30′N 17°36′E / 39.500°N 17.600°E / 39.500; 17.600) by SM U-39 ( Imperial German Navy). Her crew survived.[95]
Vigo  Spain World War I: The cargo ship was sunk in the Atlantic Ocean 100 nautical miles (190 km) off Ouessant (47°10′N 7°54′W / 47.167°N 7.900°W / 47.167; -7.900) by SM U-28 ( Imperial German Navy).[96]

Unknown date[edit]

List of shipwrecks: Unknown date 1916
Ship Country Description
Hermatrice  Royal Navy World War I: The Q-ship was torpedoed and sunk in the English Channel by a Kaiserliche Marine submarine.[97]
Linfield  Norway World War I: The barque was shelled and sunk in the Atlantic Ocean by a German submarine. Her23 crew survived.[98]
Spartan  United Kingdom The schooner was driven ashore at Cockburnspath, Berwickshire and was wrecked. Her crew were rescued.[65]

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