List of shipwrecks in October 1850

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The list of shipwrecks in October 1850 includes ships sunk, foundered, wrecked, grounded, or otherwise lost during October 1850.

1 October[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 1 October 1850
Ship Country Description
Fenna Jeorina  Kingdom of Hanover The ship departed from Emden for London, United Kingdom. No further trace, presumed foundered with the loss of all hands.[1]
Intellect  United Kingdom The ship ran aground off Skagen, Denmark. She was on a voyage from Liverpool, Lancashire to Riga, Russia.[2] She was refloated and taken in to Frederikshavn, Denmark.[3]
Jenny  Sweden The ship was driven ashore whilst on a voyage from Stockholm to Nantes, Loire-Inférieure, France. She was refloated and put in to Boulogne, Pas-de-Calais, France.[4]
Lord Keane  United Kingdom The ship foundered off the Isles of Scilly. Her crew were rescued. She was on a voyage from Cork to Truro, Cornwall.[5]
Tino  United Kingdom The schooner ran aground on the Cork Sand, in the North Sea off the coast of Suffolk. She was refloated with the assistance of four smacks.[6]
Turk  Ottoman Empire The ship ran aground off Skagen. She was on a voyage from Málaga, Spain to Saint Petersburg, Russia.[2] She was refloated and taken in to Frederikshavn.[3]
Vrouw Lydia Flag unknown The koff sank at Helsingør, Denmark. She was on a voyage from Saint Petersburg, Russia to Honfleur, Calvados. She was refloated on 11 October and taken in to Helsingør.[7]

2 October[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 2 October 1850
Ship Country Description
Felicidade  Brazil African slave trade: The brig was captured off the coast of Brazil by HMS Sharpshooter ( Royal Navy). Her crew were taken off and she was sunk for target practice.[8]
Fortuna  Sweden The ship sprang a leak and was beached on Skagen, Denmark. Her crew were rescued. She was on a voyage from Gothenburg to Hull, Yorkshire, United Kingdom.[2]
Isaac Mead  United States The barque was run down and sunk in the Atlantic Ocean by the steamship Southerner ( United States) with the loss of 24 of the 49 people on board. She was on a voyage from Savannah, Georgia to New York.[7]
St. Antoine  France The ship was wrecked on the coast of Corsica. she was on a voyage from Marseille, Bouches-du-Rhône to Ajaccio, Corsia.[2]

3 October[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 3 October 1850
Ship Country Description
Astrea POL Szczecin flag.svg Stettin The ship was wrecked near Tahkuranna, Russia. Her crew were rescued. She was on a voyage from Stettin to Pärnu, Russia.[9]
George W. Snow  United States The ship was discovered in distress in the Atlantic Ocean 60 nautical miles (110 km) off Charleston, South Carolina by Catherine ( United Kingdom), which took off three of her five crew. The remainder refused to leave. There was no sign of the vessel the next day, presumed foundered.[10]
Lightfoot  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore and wrecked in the Saint Lawrence River upstream of Griffin's Cove. Her crew were rescued.[11]
Nancy  United Kingdom The brig struck the Ballyghenny Pladdy Rock and was damaged. She was on a voyage from Ardrossan, Ayrshire to Dublin. She consequently put in to Strangford, County Down in a waterlogged condition.[5]
Preciosa Victoria  Spain The ship was abandoned in the Atlantic Ocean. Her crew were rescued by Charles Edward ( United States). Preciosa Victoria was on a voyage from St. Jago de Cuba, Cuba to Cádiz.[12]

4 October[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 4 October 1850
Ship Country Description
Amelia  United Kingdom The ship ran aground on the Holm Sand, in the North Sea off the coast of Suffolk. She was refloated the next day and resumed her voyage.[13]
Jane  United Kingdom The sloop was driven ashore and wrecked at Tynemouth, Northumberland. Her crew were rescued. She was on a voyage from Perth to London.[14]
Mary  United Kingdom The ship sprang a leak and sank between Ailsa Craig and Sanda Island. Her crew survived. She was on a voyage from Troon, Ayrshire to Málaga, Spain.[15]
Vrouw Lydia  Netherlands The brig was run down and sunk off Helsingør, Denmark by Northumbria ( United Kingdom) with the loss of twelve of her 23 crew.[16]

5 October[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 5 October 1850
Ship Country Description
Anna Thomas  United Kingdom The schooner was wrecked near Jonesport, Maine, United States. She was on a voyage from Saint John, New Brunswick, British North America to Provindence, Rhode Island, United States.[11]
Bonne Mère  France The ship was destroyed by fire at Toulon, Var.[17]
Duchess of Lancaster  United Kingdom The steamship was in collision with the galiot Loochristie ( Netherlands) in the River Mersey and was beached at New Brighton, Cheshire. She was on a voyage from Lancaster to Liverpool, Lancashire. She was refloated the next day and taken in to Liverpool.[5][18]
Eliza  United Kingdom The ship struck a rock off Baggy Point, Devon. She capsized and came ashore at Morte Point. Her crew were rescued. She was on a voyage from Bideford, Devon to a Welsh port.[19][13]
Josephine  United Kingdom The brig was driven ashore at the mouth of the Mississippi River. She was on a voyage from Havana, Cuba to New Orleans, Louisiana, United States.[20]
St. Jean  France The ship collided with another vessel and capsized in the Gironde.[5]
Thomas and Joseph Crisp United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland South Australia The ship was driven ashore at Whirlpool Beach, Van Diemen's Land. She was refloated.[21]

6 October[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 6 October 1850
Ship Country Description
Avenger  United Kingdom The brigantine was in collision with Free Trader ( United Kingdom). She consequently sank on 8 October off the Galloper Sand. One rescuer was killed. Avenger was on a voyage from Glasgow, Renfrewshire to London.[15][22]
Brisk  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore at "Buttermilk Castle", County Waterford. She was on a voyage from Newport, Monmouthshire to Cork. She was refloated but consequently sank.[23]
Dexterous  United Kingdom The schooner ran aground at South Shields, County Durham. She was on a voyage from South Shields to Messina, Sicily. She was refloated and proceeded on her voyage, but consequently put in to Harwich, Essex in a leaky condition.[5]
Jemima  United Kingdom The ship departed from Liverpool, Lancashire for Old Calabar, Africa. She subsequently foundered in the Irish Sea; a chronometer and longboat from the ship came ashore on 13 October.[24][25]
Joseph Howe  United Kingdom The schooner struck a rock and sank at Lochmaddy, North Uist, Outer Hebrides.[26]
Juffrow Jantje  Netherlands The galiot was wrecked at Dungeness, Kent, United Kingdom with the loss of all but one of her crew. She was on a voyage from Cardiff, Glamorgan, United Kingdom to Frederiksværk, Denmark.[19][27]
Montanesa  Spain The ship was wrecked in the Abaco Islands. Her crew were rescued. She was on a voyage from Havana, Cuba to Cádiz.[28]
Perdix  France The ship was wrecked at Marseille, Bouches-du-Rhône. She was on a voyage from Marseille to Cette, Hérault.[17]

7 October[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 7 October 1850
Ship Country Description
Alcibiades  Greece The brig was abandoned off the Point of Ayre, Isle of Man. She was on a voyage from Constantinople, Ottoman Empire to Dublin, United Kingdom.[15] Alcibiades subsequently floated off and drifted out to sea crewless.[29]
Alice  United Kingdom The schooner sank in Holyhead Bay. Her crew were rescued by the Holyhead Lifeboat. She was on a voyage from Liverpool, Lancashire to Llanelly, Glamorgan.[19][27]
Anne  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore at Garmoyle, County Antrim. She was on a voyage from Ayr to Liverpool.[15]
Arcturus  United Kingdom The schooner was wrecked at Crosby Point, Lancashire with the loss of two lives. She was on a voyage from Ibraila, Ottoman Empire to Liverpool.[19][30]
Arthur  United Kingdom The ship was wrecked on the Leman Sand, in the North Sea. Her crew were rescued by the schooner Cardiff Packet ( United Kingdom).[2][31][32]
Atlas  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore at Teignmouth, Devon. She was on a voyage from Guernsey, Channel Islands to Teignmouth. She was refloated.[33]
Aurora  United Kingdom The barque was wrecked at Rhoscolyn, Anglesey. Her crew were rescued. She was on a voyage from Cardiff, Glamorgan to Liverpool.[19][34][30]
Bamborough Castle  United Kingdom The schooner was driven ashore at Aberdeen. Her crew were rescued. She was on a voyage from Thurso, Caithness to Perth.[19] She was refloated on 19 October and taken in to Aberdeen.[35]
Celerity  United Kingdom The ship was abandoned in the North Sea 40 nautical miles (74 km) off Flamborough Head, Yorkshire. Her crew were rescued by the fishing lugger Zipporah ( United Kingdom), which lost two of her crew in attempting the rescue. Celerity was on a voyage from Newcastle upon Tyne, Northumberland to London[36][23]
Celine Lucille  France The ship was wrecked on the Coal Rock, off the coast of Anglesey. Her crew were rescued. She was on a voyage from Liverpool to Honfleur, Calvados.[19][37]
Charles Louis  France The ship foundered off La Rochelle, Charente-Maritime. She was on a voyage from "Lebaume" to Rouen, Seine-Inférieure.[2]
Charlotte  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore at Lytham St. Annes, Lancashire. Her crew were rescued. She was on a voyage from Garlieston, Wigtownshire to Bangor, Caernarfonshire.[15]
Dahlia  United Kingdom The schooner was wrecked on East Point, Prince Edward Island, British North America. She was on a voyage from Richibucto, New Brunswick, British North America to Hull, Yorkshire.[38][39]
David  United Kingdom The schooner was driven ashore 2 nautical miles (3.7 km) north west of Rattray Head, Aberdeenshire. Her crew were rescued. She was on a voyage from Thurso to North Sunderland, County Durham.[40][29][41] She was later refloated and taken in to Fraserburg, Aberdeenshire, where she was repaired.[42]
Duchess of Kent United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland Isle of Man The ship was driven ashore and wrecked in Machrihanish Bay. All on board were rescued. She was on a voyage from Douglas to Glasgow, Renfrewshire.[43]
Edith  United Kingdom The schooner was driven ashore at the mouth of the River North Esk. Her crew survived. She was on a voyage from Saint Petersburgh, Russia to Dundee, Forfarshire.[44][29]
Holderness  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore and wrecked at Speymouth, Moray.[2]
Holyhead Trader  United Kingdom The schooner ran aground on the North Bank, in Liverpool Bay. She was on a voyage from Pentwean, Cornwall to Liverpool. She was refloated and towed in to Liverpool in a derelict condition.[45]
Hope United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland Isle of Man The smack foundered off Ballantrae, Ayrshire with the loss of all hands.[17]
Industry  United Kingdom The flat sank in Llandudno Bay. Her crew were rescued.[19] She was on a voyage from Port Dinorwic, Caernarfonshire to Liverpool.[30]
Jane and Ellen  United Kingdom The smack was driven ashore and wrecked at Port Neigwl, Caernarfonshire. She was on a voyage from Runcorn, Cheshire to Barmouth, Merionethshire.[15][46]
Jane Pope  United Kingdom The schooner was wrecked on the Gunfleet Sand, in the North Sea off the coast of Essex. Her crew were rescued.[2][47][32]
Jenny Lind  United Kingdom The ship ran aground on the Corton Sand, in the North Sea off the coast of Suffolk. She was on a voyage from Dantzig to Hull, Yorkshire. She was refloated and resumed her voyage.[48]
Louisa  Bremen The full-rigged ship was driven ashore in the Currituck Inlet.[24] All on board were rescued. She was on a voyage from Bremen to Baltimore, Maryland, United States.[49]
Mary Ann  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore and damaged at Deal, Kent. She was on a voyage from London to Ascension Island.[5] She was refloated the next day.[37]
Nazionale  Belgium The ship was abandoned in the Atlantic Ocean. Her crew were rescued by Indiana ( United States).[11]
Oceana  United Kingdom The ship foundered in the Atlantic Ocean 600 nautical miles (1,100 km) south west of Ireland. Her 26 crew were rescued by Penelope ( United Kingdom). Oceana was on a voyage from Callao, Peru to Liverpool.[9][50]
Primavera  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore and severely damaged at Plaister Cove, Nova Scotia, British North America. She was on a voyage from Pugwash, Nova Scotia to Cork. She was consequently condemned.[20]
Prince Albert  United Kingdom The ship ran aground in the Strait of Magellan and was consequently beached at Punta Delgada, Chile. She was attacked by the local inhabitants with the loss of two of her crew, with two of the survivors taken prisoner. They were later released but Prince Albert was set afire on 25 October and destroyed. She was on a voyage from Newport, Monmouthshire to California, United States.[51][52]
Princess Mary  United Kingdom The steamship ran aground on the Foreness Rock, Margate, Kent. She was on a voyage from Boulogne, Pas-de-Calais, France to Folkestone, Kent. She was refloated and resumed her voyage.[45]
Princess Victoria  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore at the Greenore Lighthouse, County Louth. She was on a voyage from Portmahomack, Ross-shire to Dublin.[36]
Providence  United Kingdom The ship was driven onto the Burbo Bank, in Liverpool Bay with the loss of 23 of the 36 people on board. Survivors were rescued by the Magazines Lifeboat. She was on a voyage from Liverpool to Africa.[19][37][34]
Robert Burns  United Kingdom The schooner was driven ashore and wrecked at Groomsport, County Down. Her five crew survived.[15][53]
Sarah  United Kingdom The schooner was driven ashore and severely damaged at Blackpool, Lancashire.[15]
Standard  United Kingdom The brig was wrecked near Varberg, Sweden. Her crew were rescued. She was on a voyage from Dundee, Forfarshire to Riga, Russia.[54][55]
Thompson  United Kingdom The ship ran aground on the Newcombe Sand, in the North Sea off the coast of Norfolk. She was on a voyage from Seaham, County Durham to London. She was refloated and beached at Great Yarmouth, Norfolk.[19][37] She was refloated on 3 November.[56]
Tortoise  United Kingdom The hoy was driven ashore at Maltraeth, Anglesey. She was on a voyage from Holyhead, Anglesey to Plymouth, Devon.[33][30]

8 October[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 8 October 1850
Ship Country Description
Admiral Duncan  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore at North Sunderland, County Durham. She was on a voyage from Newcastle upon Tyne to Berwick upon Tweed, Northumberland. She was refloated the next day and taken in to North Sunderland in a leaky condition.[15]
Astrea  United Kingdom The ship foundered in the North Sea off Flamborough Head, Yorkshire. Her crew were rescued by Maria ( United Kingdom). Astrea was on a voyage from Newcastle upon Tyne to Rotterdam, South Holland, Netherlands.[57][32]
Belize  United Kingdom The ship ran aground on the Swinebottoms, off the coast of Denmark. She was on a voyage from "Wyburg" to London. She was refloated on 16 October and taken in to Helsingør, Denmark.[32][58]
Commerce United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland Jersey The sloop was driven ashore at Southport, Lancashire.[19]
Freedom  United Kingdom The sloop was driven ashore at Southport.[19]
Gem  United Kingdom The ship ran aground and was wrecked off Chance Harbour, Nova Scotia British North America.[11]
Helena  Belgium The ship was wrecked at Southport. She was on a voyage from Liverpool, Lancashire to Ostend, West Flanders.[19][59]
Jessie United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland British North America T. She was on a voyage from Pictou, Nova Scotia to Hull, Yorkshire.[60]
Junge Gertje  Kingdom of Hanover The ship sank off Fidderswardersiel. Her crew were rescued. She was on a voyage from Carolinensiel to Bremen.[2]
Lion  United Kingdom The paddle steamer capsized and was abandoned at Fleetwood, Lancashire.[36] She was on a voyage from Liverpool to Londonderry.[23]
Maria  Bremen The ship was wrecked on Sylt, Duchy of Holstein. Her crew were rescued. She was on a voyage from Christiansand, Norway to Bremen.[3]
Mary  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore at "Dugg", Cumberland. She was on a voyage from Whitehaven, cumberland to Dublin.[36]
San José  Portugal The schooner was wrecked on the Vogel Sand, in the North Sea with the loss of four of her nine crew. She was on a voyage from Lisbon to Hamburg.[2]

9 October[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 9 October 1850
Ship Country Description
Eleanor'  United Kingdom The brig ran aground and sank off Ameland, Friesland, Netherlands with the loss of eight of the twelve people on board. She was on a voyage from Sunderland, County Durham to Amsterdam, North Holland, Netherlands.[7][61]
Jube  Norway The ship was driven ashore near the western entrance to the Agger Canal, Denmark. She was on a voyage from Christiana to Honfleur, Calvados, France.[3][62]
Majalcofar  Spain The barque ran aground off Søndervig, Denmark and was wrecked with the loss of two of her fifteen crew. She was on a voyage from Havana, Cuba to Dantzic.[62][63]
Myrtle  United Kingdom The ship was abandoned in the North Sea 30 nautical miles (56 km) off Heligoland. Her crew were rescued. She was on a voyage from Fraserburgh, Aberdeenshire to Bremen.[3] Myrtle came ashore on the coast of Denmark in a derelict condition on 10 October.[62]
Normen  Norway The barque foundered in the North Sea. Her crew were rescued by Graf von Krassau ( Prussia). Normen was on a voyage from Narva, Russia to Amsterdam.[2][3]
Princess  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore and wrecked on "Fideltring". Norway. Her crew were rescued.[62]
Woodville  United Kingdom The ship struck the quayside and sank at Whitehaven, Cumberland. She was on a voyage from Dublin to Whitehaven. She was refloated.[15]

10 October[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 10 October 1850
Ship Country Description
Enterprise  United Kingdom The brig was wrecked on the Kentish Knock. Her ten crew were rescued. She was on a voyage from Newcastle upon Tyne, Northumberland to London.[32]
Filomena  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore near the mouth of the Ebro. She was on a voyage from Tarragona, Spain to Liverpool, Lancashire.[35]
Jeune Marie  France The ship collided with Kate Howe ( United States) and sank in the Bristol Channel 9 nautical miles (17 km) west south west of Nash Point, Glamorgan, United Kingdom. Her crew were rescued. She was on a voyage from Cardiff, Glamorgan to Rochefort, Charente-Maritime.[2][47]
John Ellis  United Kingdom The ship was wrecked at Pwllheli, Caernarfonshire. She was on a voyage from Liverpool to Barmouth, Merionethshire.[17]
Kusto  Norway The schooner was driven ashore near "Rin", Denmark. Her crew were rescued. She was on a voyage from Christianstad to London.[3]
Mazarine  United Kingdom The ship collided with the quayside, stove her anchor through her bow, and sank at Dublin. She was refloated the next day.[64]
Susannah  United Kingdom The schooner was driven ashore and wrecked at Thurso, Caithness.[57]

11 October[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 11 October 1850
Ship Country Description
Constitution  Norway The ship was driven ashore and wrecked 3 nautical miles (5.6 km) west of Calais, France. Her crew were rescued. She was on a voyage from South Shields, County Durham, United Kingdom to Venice, Kingdom of Lombardy-Venetia.[64]
Derwent  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore on the Goodwick Sands, Pembrokeshire. She was on a voyage from Quebec City, Province of Canada, British North America to Workington, Cumberland.[2] She was refloated on 2 November and resumed her voyage.[65]
Elizabeth  United Kingdom The ship ran aground on the Barber Sand, in the North Sea off the coast of Suffolk. She was on a voyage from Teignmouth, Devon to Aberdeen. She was refloated the next day and taken in to Lowestoft, Suffolk in a leaky condition.[2]
Enigheten  Sweden The sloop was wrecked on Hufondskar. Her crew were rescued. She was on a voyage from Gotland to Stockholm.[66]
Louisa Margharetta  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore in the Dardanelles. She was on a voyage from London to Constantinople, Ottoman Empire. She was refloated.[61]
Martin, and
Syria
 Spain The steamship Martin and her tow, the barque Syria were driven ashore at Gibraltar. They were refloated and proceeded on their voyage to Cádiz.[67]
Olof Kyrre  Sweden The ship was driven ashore and wrecked at Holm. Her crew were rescued. She was on a voyage from Skellefteå to Hull, Yorkshire, United Kingdom.[68]
Union  United Kingdom The ship struck the quayside, drove her anchor through her bow, and sank at Bridlington, Yorkshire. She was on a voyage from Peterhead, Aberdeenshire to Rotterdam, South Holland, Netherlands.[57][69]
Woodman  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore at Hartlepool, County Durham. She was on a voyage from Quebec City, Province of Canada, British North America to Sunderland, County Durham.[2]

12 October[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 12 October 1850
Ship Country Description
Alliance  Sweden The schooner was driven ashore and wrecked at Grainthorpe, Lincolnshire, United Kingdom. She was on a voyage from Stockholm to Fosdyke Bridge, Lincolnshire.[2]
Apollo  United Kingdom The ship ran aground and was wrecked at "Barbersport", Ottoman Empire.[61]
Eugene  France The ship ran aground at Great Yarmouth, Norfolk, United Kingdom. She was on a voyage from "Peroque" to Newcastle upon Tyne, Northumberland, United Kingdom. She was refloated and taken in to Great Yarmouth in a leaky condition.[32]
HMS Gossamer  Royal Navy The cutter was driven ashore at Grimsby, Lincolnshire.[26]
Industry  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore and wrecked in Llandudno Bay.[2]
John  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore and wrecked in Llandudno Bay.[2]
Raven United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland New South Wales The steamship was wrecked in Trial Bay. She was on a voyage from Sydney to Moreton Bay.[70]

13 October[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 13 October 1850
Ship Country Description
Ceylon  United Kingdom The ship was wrecked at Adelaide, South Australia with the loss of one life.[71]
Emma Clay  United Kingdom The Thames barge was run into and sunk at Northfleet, Kent by a collier brig with the loss of two of the four people on board.[72]
Grecian  United Kingdom The barque was wrecked off Port Adelaide, South Australia with the loss of one life. She was on a voyage from London to Port Adelaide.
Hannah Eddy  United States The ship struck a sunken rock in the Gaspar Strait. She was abandoned the next day in a sinking condition. Her crew were rescued by Ganges ( United Kingdom). Hannah Eddy was on a voyage from Boston, Massachusetts to Hong Kong, China.[73]
Hoop  Netherlands The ship was driven ashore on Rømø, Denmark. She was on a voyage from Aarhus, Denmark to the Maas (French: Meuse).[58]
Pezo de Regoa  United Kingdom The ship was departed from Liverpool for the Charente. No further trace, presumed foundered with the loss of all hands.[74]
Trois Frères  France The ship was driven ashore at Boulogne. She was on a voyage from Newcastle upon Tyne, Northumberland, United Kingdom to Bordeaux, Gironde.[32]

14 October[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 14 October 1850
Ship Country Description
Beurs van Schiedam  Netherlands The ship was driven ashore at Gibraltar. She was on a voyage from La Spezia, Kingdom of the Two Sicilies to Saint Petersburg, Russia. She was refloated the next day with assistance from HMS Dragon ( Royal Navy) and taken in to Gibraltar.[67]
Engelina Flag of British Heligoland.svg Heligoland The ship was wrecked on Langeoog, Kingdom of Hanover. She was on a voyage from Rüstersiel to Newcastle upon Tyne, Northumberland, United Kingdom.[54][75]
Kate  United Kingdom The barque was wrecked on Manapand Point, India. Her crew were rescued. She was on a voyage from Colombo, Ceylon to Madras, India.[76]
Lady Flora  Malta The brig was struck by a waterspout and foundered in the Mediterranean Sea 30 nautical miles (56 km) west of Gozo with the loss of nine of her ten crew. The survivor was rescued by the brig Il Maltese ( Malta). Lady Flora was on a voyage from Valletta to Livorno, Grand Duchy of Tuscany.[77][78]
San Antonio  Spain The full-rigged ship was abandoned in the Mediterranean Sea. She was on a voyage from Palma de Mallorca to Toulon, Var, France.[79]
Sarah Berry  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore and wrecked at Bolderāja, Russia.[62]
Susannah  United Kingdom The ship ran aground and was damaged at Memel, Prussia. She was on a voyage from Newcastle upon Tyne, Northumberland to Memel.[35]
Uva  United Kingdom The brig ran aground off Hamra, Gotland, Sweden. She was on a voyage from Troon, Ayrshire to Saint Petersburg, Russia. She was refloated and put in to "Stete" for repairs.[80]
Wave United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland New South Wales The schooner was driven ashore at Belfast. All on board were rescued. She had been refloated by 17 October and proceeded for Melbourne.[81][82]
William and Ann  United Kingdom The brig ran aground on the Fahrludden, off the coast of Sweden. She was refloated but was consequently beached near Östergarn, Gotland. She floated off the next day and foundered. Her crew were rescued.[80][83]

15 October[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 15 October 1850
Ship Country Description
Aimable Felix  France The ship was wrecked near Cape San Antonio, Spain. She was on a voyage from Cette, Hérault to Nantes, Loire-Inférieure.[84]
Corriere dei Due Amici Flag of the Grand Duchy of Tuscany (1840).svg Grand Duchy of Tuscany The brig was wrecked in the Gulf of Catania. All on board, more than 50 people, were rescued. She was on a voyage from Malta to Livorno and Tripoli, Ottoman Tripolitania.[78]
Elizabeth  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore on Ameland, Friesland, Netherlands. She was on a voyage from Holbæk, Denmark to London.[61]
Maria Isabel  Portugal The ship ran aground on the Haisborough Sands, in the North Sea off the coast of Norfolk, United Kingdom. She was on a voyage from Newcastle upon Tyne, Northumberland, United Kingdom to Lisbon. She was refloated and taken in to Great Yarmouth, Norfolk in a waterlogged condition.[32]
Negocio di Due Amici Flag of the Grand Duchy of Tuscany (1840).svg Grand Duchy of Tuscany The brig was wrecked in the Bay of Catania. All on board were rescued. She was on a voyage from "Bengosi" to Livorno.[85]
Phantom  United Kingdom The schooner was wrecked on the Bolax Rocks, in the Baltic Sea off the coast of the Grand Duchy of Finland. Four of her eight crew were reported missing. She was on a voyage from Leith, Lothian to Saint Petersburg, Russia.[80]

16 October[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 16 October 1850
Ship Country Description
Barbara  United Kingdom The ship was damaged by fire at Lindisfarne, Northumberland. She was on a voyage from South Sunderland, County Durham to Montrose, Forfarshire.[86]
Carl Emil POL Szczecin flag.svg Stettin The ship was wrecked 5 nautical miles (9.3 km) north of Libava, Courland Governorate. Her crew were rescued. She was on a voyage from Stettin to Riga, Russia.[20]
Jane  United Kingdom The ship sprang a leak whilst on a voyage from Saint Domingo to London. She put in to Bermuda, where she was condemned.[87]
Mary and Elizabeth  United Kingdom The ship ran aground on the Cutler Sand, in the North Sea off the coast of Suffolk. She was on a voyage from South Shields, County Durham to Rye, Sussex.[88]

17 October[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 17 October 1850
Ship Country Description
Chamberlin  United Kingdom The sloop ran aground on Taylor's Bank, in Liverpool Bay. Her crew were rescued. She was later refloated and towed in to Lytham St. Annes, Lancashire.[89]
Fifeshire  United Kingdom The sloop was wrecked on the Burbo Bank, in Liverpool Bay. Her crew were rescued.[79]
Genova  United Kingdom The steamship ran aground on the Piano Bank, off Livorno, Grand Duchy of Tuscany. She was on a voyage from Liverpool, Lancashire to Livorno. She was refloated.[90]
Lucretia  Greece The brig was wrecked on a reef off Cape Skala, Beylik of Tunis. She was on a voyage from Patras to an English port.[80]
Providence  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore and wrecked east of Lossiemouth, Lothian. She was on a voyage from the Firth of Forth to Gardenstown, Aberdeenshire.[3]
Wicherdina  Prussia The ship was driven ashore on the coast of Jutland. Her crew were rescued. She was on a voyage from Wolgast to Rotterdam, South Holland, Netherlands.[20]

18 October[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 18 October 1850
Ship Country Description
Eole  United Kingdom The ship foundered off the Dudgeon Sandbank, in the North Sea. her crew were rescued. She was on a voyage from Blyth, Northumberland to Nantes, Loire-Inférieure, France.[3]
Hegermann Flag unknown The ship foundered off Frederiksvern, Norway.[80]
Kalama  Kingdom of Hawaii This brigantine went ashore on the reef near the entrance to Honolulu harbour.[91]
Luna  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 London.[3]

19 October[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 19 October 1850
Ship Country Description
Dædalus  United Kingdom The ship ran aground on the London Chest, in the Baltic Sea. She was on a voyage from Grangemouth, Stirlingshire to Cronstadt, Russia. She was refloated and towed in to Cronstadt.[92]
Union  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore west of Wells-next-the-Sea, Norfolk. She was on a voyage from South Shields, County Durham to London.[3]

20 October[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 20 October 1850
Ship Country Description
Adario  United States The barque was wrecked on a reef off "Opulu". Her crew were rescued. She was on a voyage from San Francisco, California to Sydney, New South Wales.[93]
Henry  United Kingdom The ship was wrecked on the east coast of Læsø, Denmark. She was on a voyage from Cronstadt, Russia to Great Yarmouth, Norfolk.[94]
James Andus  United Kingdom The ship foundered off the "Western Isles". Her crew took to the boats. They were rescued on 24 October by Pearl ( United Kingdom). James Andus was on a voyage from Newport to Baltimore, Maryland, United States.[95][96]
Norham Castle  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore and severely damaged on the south east coast of Læsø. She was on a voyage from Saint Petersburg, Russia to London. She was refloated on 24 October.[97][94]
Sally  United Kingdom The schooner departed from Jersey, Channel Islands for Glasgow, Renfrewshire. She subsequently foundered. Her crew were rescued.[98]
Tees  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore at Spittal, Northumberland. She was on a voyage from Middlesbrough, Yorkshire to Arbroath, Forfarshire. She was refloated.[35]

21 October[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 21 October 1850
Ship Country Description
Arkhimed  Imperial Russian Navy The steam frigate was wrecked near Rønne, Denmark with the loss of eight of her 420 crew.[79][99]
Dunnotter Castle  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore at Kettleness, Yorkshire. She was refloated and taken in to Whitby, Yorkshire.[35]
Elbe  United Kingdom The schooner was driven ashore at Great Yarmouth, Norfolk. She was on a voyage from London to Seaham, County Durham.[88]
Faedreslander Russian Empire Grand Duchy of Finland The ship was driven ashore and wrecked near Fårösund, Sweden. She was on a voyage from Lübeck to the Åland Islands.[100]
Lady of the Lake  United Kingdom The schooner was driven ashore at Great Yarmouth, Norfolk. She was on a voyage from London to Seaham, County Durham.[58] She was refloated on 4 November and towed in to Great Yarmouth in a leaky condition.[94]

22 October[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 22 October 1850
Ship Country Description
Abeldina  Bremen The ship was driven ashore at Cuxhaven. Her crew were rescued. She was on a voyage from Bremerhaven to Stettin.[49]
Agnes William  United Kingdom The schooner was driven ashore and wrecked at Ballina, County Mayo.[14]
Diligence  United Kingdom The ship collided with Argo ( United Kingdom) and sank off Rockcliffe, Yorkshire.[79] Her crew were rescued by Argo.[101]
Falconer  United Kingdom The ship ran aground on the Whitby Rock. She was refloated and taken in to Whitby, Yorkshire.[79][101]
Generous  United Kingdom The ship ran aground and capsized in the River Witham at Boston, Lincolnshire. She was on a voyage from Riga, Russia to Boston.[58] She was refloated on 25 October.[75]
Hydrus  United Kingdom The ship ran aground near Brielle, South Holland, Netherlands. She was on a voyage from Hellevoetsluis, Zeeland, Netherlands to Hartlepool, County Durham.[14] She was later refloated, and subsequently put in to Hartlepool, County Durham.[102]
Mary Bulmer  United Kingdom The barque was wrecked on Great Wass Island, Maine, United States. She was on a voyage from New Haven, Connecticut, United States to Saint John, New Brunswick, British North America.[103][38]
Minden  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore at Punta Mala Spain. She was on a voyage from Odessa to Cork or Falmouth, Cornwall. She was refloated with assistance from HMS Janus ( Royal Navy) and taken in to Gibraltar.[83]
Richard Cobden  United Kingdom The ship was destroyed by fire 100 nautical miles (190 km) off Réunion. Prince of Orange ( United Kingdom) rescued the crew. Richard Cobden was on a voyage from Calcutta, India to London.[104]
Thetis  United Kingdom The ship was in collision with the schooner Shepherd ( United Kingdom) and capsized in the English Channel 7 nautical miles (13 km) south of Mullion Island, Cornwall. Her crew were rescued by Shepherd. Thetis was on a voyage from Falmouth, Cornwall to Liverpool, Lancashire, United Kingdom.[14][54][105]
Uranie  France The ship ran aground and was severely damaged at South Shields, County Durham, United Kingdom. She was on a voyage from Havre de Grâce, Seine-Inférieure to South Shields. She was refloated.[79]

23 October[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 23 October 1850
Ship Country Description
Henry  United Kingdom The sloop was driven ashore at Great Yarmouth, Norfolk.[14]
Nir-i Şevket  Ottoman Navy The ship of the line caught fire and was destroyed by the explosion of her powder magazine at Constantinople. There were about 200 survivors. In excess of 900 lives were lost.[106][107]
Snowdrop  United Kingdom The ship struck the pier and was severely damaged at Ramsgate, Kent. She was on a voyage from Rotterdam, South Holland, Netherlands to Liverpool, Lancashire.[79]

24 October[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 24 October 1850
Ship Country Description
Amelia Flag of the Grand Duchy of Tuscany (1840).svg Grand Duchy of Tuscany The steamship was run down and sunk in the Adriatic Sea by an Austrian steamship. All on board were rescued.[108]
Ellen United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland Guernsey The ship was driven ashore at Gibraltar. She was on a voyage from Málaga, Spain to London.[65] She was refloated on 29 October and subsequently resumed her voyage.[50]
Erin  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore south of Bridlington, Yorkshire. Her crew were rescued.[101] She was refloated on 3 November.[65]
Graces  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore south of Bridlington. Her crew were rescued.[14] She was on a voyage from London to South Shields, County Durham[101] She was refloated on 3 November.[65]
Jane  United Kingdom The sloop was wrecked on the Black Middens, off the coast of County Durham. Her crew were rescued by the North Shields Lifeboat. She was on a voyage from Perth to London.[55]
Keltie  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore south of Bridlington. Her crew were rescued.[14] She was on a voyage from Goole, Yorkshire to Beadnell, Northumberland.[101] She was refloated on 3 November.[65]
Margaret  United Kingdom The brig ran aground on the North Bank, in Liverpool Bay. She was refloated.[79]
Margaret  United Kingdom The ship ran aground off Anholt, Denmark. She was on a voyage from Saint Petersburg, Russia to Truro, Cornwall. She was abandoned the next day and sank on 26 October.[97]
Solon  Greece The brig ran aground on the St. Elmo Rock, 9 nautical miles (17 km) north of Cape Carbonara, Sardinia and sank. Her crew were rescued. She was on a voyage from Galaţi, Ottoman Empire to Cork or Falmouth, Cornwall.[97]
Tintern  United Kingdom The screw steamer ran aground on the Briggs, off he coast of County Down. She was on a voyage from Greenock, Renfrewshire to San Francisco, California, United States. Tintern was refloated and put in to Belfast, County Antrim in a leaky condition and was beached.[53][109]
Vesta  United Kingdom The ship foundered in the Atlantic Ocean (47°30′N 8°30′W / 47.500°N 8.500°W / 47.500; -8.500). Her crew were rescued by Zuleika ( United Kingdom). Vesta was on a voyage from Cartagena, Spain to Oporto, Portugal, London and Newcastle upon Tyne, Northumberland.[110]
Zephyr  United Kingdom The ship was sighted in the Øresund whilst on a voyage from Stettin to Glasgow, Renfrewshire. She subsequently foundered before 13 December with the loss of all hands.[111]

25 October[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 26 October 1850
Ship Country Description
Arrow  United Kingdom The ship was wrecked 12 nautical miles (22 km) north of Aviero, Portugal with the loss of two of her crew. She was on a voyage from Saint John's, Newfoundland, British North America to Figueira da Foz, Portugal. The wreck was plundered by the local inhabitants.[11]
Aurora  Norway The brig was driven ashore and wrecked at Hartlepool, County Durham, United Kingdom. Her crew were rescued. She was on a voyage from Honfleur, Calvados, France to Newcastle upon Tyne, Northumberland, United Kingdom.[75]
Francis  United Kingdom The ship ran aground in the River Tees and was damaged. She was refloated and taken in to Middlesbrough, Yorkshire in a leaky condition.[75]
Heergina Geordina  Netherlands The galiot was driven ashore south of Sunderland, County Durham, United Kingdom. She was on a voyage from Amsterdam, North Holland to Newcastle upon Tyne.[75] She was refloated on 5 November and was towed in to Sunderland in a severely damaged condition.[112]
Johana Friedrich  Bremen The barque was wrecked on the Gunfleet Sand, in the North Sea off the coast of Essex, United Kingdom. All 156 people on board were rescued by the smacks Benevolence, Eagle, Elizabeth, Louisa and Mary (all  United Kingdom) and other vessels. Johana Friedrich was on a voyage from Bremen to Charleston, South Carolina, United States.[113][114]
Lucy  United Kingdom The ship was sighted in the Øresund whilst on a voyage from Dantsic to Hull, Yorkshire. No further trace, presumed foundered with the loss of all hands.[115]
Lykkens Prove  Denmark The schooner was driven ashore at Zingst, Prussia. Her crew were rescued. She was on a voyage from Copenhagen to "Suendbay".[80]
Martin Hudson's Bay Company Flag.svg Hudson's Bay Company The ship was wrecked at Tub Harbour, Labrador, British North America with the loss of all but one of her crew.[1]
Viconta  Spain The ship foundered off Luanco. Her crew were rescued. She was on a voyage from London, United Kingdom to Gijón.[85]

26 October[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 26 October 1850
Ship Country Description
Chase  United Kingdom The ship was wrecked on Anholt, Denmark. She was on a voyage from Memel, Prussia to London.[92]
Louisa Carolina Russian Empire Grand Duchy of Finland The ship was driven ashore and wrecked on the east coast of Gotland, Sweden. Her crew were rescued. She was on a voyage from St. Ubes, Portugal to Stockholm, Sweden.[94][100]
Mary  United Kingdom The ship departed from Nantes, Loire-Inférieure for Limerick. No further trace, presumed foundered with the loss of all hands.[1]
Robert  Sweden The ship was driven ashore near Slito.[94]

27 October[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 27 October 1850
Ship Country Description
Alida  France The ship ran aground and was severely damaged on the Ower Sand, in the North Sea. She was on a voyage from Christiansand, Norway to Havre de Grâce, Seine-Inférieure. She was refloated and taken in to Great Yarmouth, Norfolk, United Kingdom.[20]
Antioch  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore on Clee Ness, Lincolnshire. She was on a voyage from Sunderland, County Durham to London. She was refloated and taken in to Grimsby, Lincolnshire in a leaky condition.[20]
Carl Eduard Gdansk flag.svg Danzig The ship was driven ashore on Gotland, Sweden. She was on a voyage from Saint Petersburg to Riga, Russia.[100]
Courrier d'Abreville  France The ship ran aground at South Shields, County Durham. She was on a voyage from Antwerp, Belgium to South Shields.[20]
Cumberland  United Kingdom The schooner was driven ashore at Formby, Lancashire and was abandoned by her crew, who were rescued. She was on a voyage from Luçon, Vendée, France to Liverpool, Lancashire.[67]
Elisha Thayer  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore between Hurst Castle and Pennington, Hampshire. She was on a voyage from Queenstown, County Cork to Newhaven, Sussex.[9][60] She was refloated on 31 October and resumed her voyage.[80]
Francis  United Kingdom The ship ran aground at Stockton-on-Tees, County Durham. She was refloated and put in to Middlesbrough, Yorkshire in a leaky condition.[20]
Harmony United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland British North America The ship was driven ashore at Arichat, Nova Scotia.[116]
Jufvrouw Hendrika  Netherlands The ship was sighted in the Øresund whilst on a voyage from Riga, Russia to Groningen. No further trace, presumed foundered with the loss of all hands.[117]
Mary Hudson  United Kingdom The ship ran aground in the Cross Channel. She was on a voyage from Saint Petersburg, Russia to King's Lynn, Norfolk.[98] She was refloated on 30 October.[60]
Powerful  United Kingdom The steam tug was wrecked on the Longsand, in the North Sea off the coast of Essex. Her crew were rescued.[86]
Vrouw Dienke  Netherlands The ship ran aground on the Cross Sand, in the North Sea off the coast of Norfolk. She was on a voyage from Workum, Friesland to London. She was refloated and put in to Great Yarmouth in a leaky condition.[20][67]

28 October[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 28 October 1850
Ship Country Description
Favourite  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore and wrecked near Warrenpoint, County Antrim. She was on a voyage from Warrenpoint to Larne.[9]
Groningen  Netherlands The ship was wrecked on a reef off Laboe, Prussia. Her crew were rescued.[85]
Industry  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore and wrecked near Bude, Cornwall. She was on a voyage from Yarmouth, Isle of Wight to Bristol, Gloucestershire.[9]
Mercy  United Kingdom The ship was wrecked on the Salno Reef, in the Baltic Sea north east of Fårö, Sweden. Her crew survived. She was on a voyage from Saint Petersburg, Russia to London.[103]
Ozai  France The schooner foundered in the North Sea 40 nautical miles (74 km) east of Yorkshire, United Kingdom. Her crew were rescued by the fishing vessel Robert and Mary ( United Kingdom). Ozai was on a voyage from Newcastle upon Tyne, Northumberland, United Kingdom to Alexandria, Egypt.[65][11][68]
William  United Kingdom The brig was wrecked on the Corton Sand, in the North Sea off the coast of Suffolk.[98][83]

29 October[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 29 October 1850
Ship Country Description
Defiance  United Kingdom The ship ran aground and was wrecked off Öland. Sweden. She was on a voyage from Cronstadt, Russia to Lowestoft, Suffolk.[92]
Heave  United Kingdom The brig ran aground on the Horse Bank, in the Irish Sea off the coast of Lancashire. Her crew were rescued.[90]
Helix  United Kingdom The ship was wrecked on the Salthouse Bank, in the Irish Sea off the coast of Lancashire. She was on a voyage from Newport, Monmouthshire to Liverpool, Lancashire.[9]
Nina  United Kingdom The ship struck the Rothskar Rocks and was beached in Casperwick Bay. She was on a voyage from Saint Petersburg, Russia to London.[118] She was refloated on 1 November and taken in to Reval, Russia for repairs.[119]
Torch  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore and wrecked at Torremolinos, Spain. She was on a voyage from Çeşme, Ottoman Empire to Hamburg.[50]

30 October[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 30 October 1850
Ship Country Description
Amazon  United Kingdom The ship departed from South Shields, County Durham for a Dutch port. No further trace, presumed foundered with the loss of all hands.[28]
Betsey  United Kingdom The sloop foundered off the Isle of Arran with the loss of all hands, at least three lives. She was on a voyage from Ayr to Belfast, County Antrim.[11][120]
Calliope  Russia The ship ran aground on the Bartholomew Ledges. She was consequently beached near the Woolpack Battery, in the Isles of Scilly, United Kingdom where she was wrecked. She was on a voyage from Odessa to Falmouth, Cornwall, United Kingdom.[65][11]

31 October[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 31 October 1850
Ship Country Description
Cumberland  United Kingdom The brig was wrecked at Kilnsea, Yorkshire with the loss of her captain. Four crew were rescued by the Spurn Lifeboat, which lost a crew member effecting the rescue. The remaining four crew were rescued the next day by rocket apparatus.[121][122] She was on a voyage from Newcastle upon Tyne, Northumberland to London.[20]
Effort  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore at Wells-next-the-Sea, Norfolk. She was on a voyage from South Shields, County Durham to Bordeaux, Gironde, France. She was refloated.[80]
Fanny  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore at Cronstadt, Russia. She was on a voyage from Cronstadt to Hull, Yorkshire. She was refloated and towed in to Cronstadt.[119]
Hexham  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore at Fiskars, Finland. Her crew were rescued. She was on a voyage from "Wyburg" to Hull. She had become a wreck by 19 November.[123][124]
Providence  United Kingdom The schooner sprang a leak and was beached at Grimsby, Lincolnshire. She was on a voyage from Ipswich, Suffolk to Sunderland, County Durham.[83]
Thomas Pearson  United States The ship ran aground on the Douglas Reef. She was on a voyage from New York to Belize City, British Honduras. She was refloated and taken in to Belize City, where she was condemned.[125]
Yar  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore at Whitby, Yorkshire. She was refloated and resumed her voyage.[68]

Unknown date[edit]

List of shipwrecks: Unknown date in October 1850
Ship Country Description
Abbotsford  United Kingdom The ship was abandoned in the Atlantic Ocean. Her crew were rescued. She was on a voyage from Newport, Monmouthshire to Quebec City, Province of Canada, British North America.[79]
Aetna  United Kingdom The brig ran aground off Helsingør, Denmark. She was on a voyage from Newcastle upon Tyne, Northumberland to Stettin. She was refloated on 23 October and resumed her voyage.[84][11][126]
Arno  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore at Whitstable, Kent. She was on a voyage from Algoa Bay to London. She was refloated on 7 October.[36][127]
Captain Cook United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland New South Wales The schooner was wrecked off Cape Grant before 15 October. Her crew were rescued. She was on a voyage from Circular Head to Adelaide, South Australia.[81]
Comblun  Prussia The ship struck a rock at Lochboisdale, South Uist, Outer Hebrides before 1 November. She was on a voyage from Memel to Sligo, United Kingdom. She was consequently condemned.[128]
Constitution  United Kingdom The ship was lost in the Adriatic Sea off Brindisi, Kingdom of the Two Sicilies. She was on a voyage from Trieste to Pernambuco, Brazil.[98]
Elizabeth  Russia The ship foundered in the North Sea off Juist, Kingdom of Hanover before 23 October.[20]
George Lockwood  United Kingdom The ship was foundered in the Atlantic Ocean east of the Grand Banks of Newfoundland with the loss of all but one of her crew.[129]
Gertruida  Netherlands The ship foundered off the Dutch coast before 29 October.[9]
Grace  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore at Workington, Cumberland. She was refloated on 24 October and taken in to Workington.[54]
Heironimus Flag of Stralsund.svg Stralsund The ship was wrecked on the coast of Sweden. Her crew were rescued. She was on a voyage from Stalsund to London, United Kingdom.[35]
Henry and Jane  United Kingdom The ship was abandoned in the Atlantic Ocean before 19 October. Her crew were rescued by HNLMS Suriname ( Royal Netherlands Navy). Henry and Jane was on a voyage from Irvine, Ayrshire to Gibraltar.[85]
Hydrus  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore near Brielle, South Holland, Netherlands. She was refloated.[20]
Kite  United Kingdom The barque was wrecked near Tuticorin, India.[130]
Leuwen  Norway The barque sprang a leak whilst on a voyage from Härnösand, Sweden to Nantes, Loire-Inférieure, France. She was taken in to Norrköping, Sweden in a sinking condition.[9]
Margaretha  Kingdom of Hanover The ship was driven ashore near Carolinensiel. She was on a voyage from Carolinensiel to Grangemouth, Stirlingshire, United Kingdom.[127]
Marianne  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore at South Shields. She was on a voyage from South Shields to Naples, Kingdom of the Two Sicilies. She was refloated on 25 October.[98]
Mary  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore at Whitehaven, Cumberland. She was on a voyage from Whitehaven to Dublin. She was refloated on 21 October and taken in to Whitehaven in a leaky condition.[79]
Mary Ann  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore at Deal, Kent. She was refloated on 8 October.[19]
Mary Hudson  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore at King's Lynn, Norfolk. She was refloated on 30 October.[9]
Mary Jane  United Kingdom The ship was abandoned in the Atlantic Ocean (43°22′N 45°41′W / 43.367°N 45.683°W / 43.367; -45.683) before 25 October.[38]
Messenger  United Kingdom The ship was destroyed by fire. She was on a voyage from Saint John, New Brunswick to Liverpool. The wreck was towed in to Sheep Island, Nova Scotia.[79]
Mountaineer  United Kingdom The schooner was abandoned in the Atlantic Ocean before 20 October. She was discovered on that day by Canopus (United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland Jersey) and was taken in to Jersey, where sh arrived on 5 November.[94]
Nordsejemen  Sweden The ship was wrecked at Kappelshamn, Gotland.[80]
Palendar  United Kingdom The ship was abandoned in the Atlantic Ocean (42°45′N 45°35′W / 42.750°N 45.583°W / 42.750; -45.583). Her crew were rescued by Courier ( France). Palendar was on a voyage from Oporto, Portugal to Glasgow, Renfrewshire.[126][39]
Reliance  United Kingdom The ship caught fire in the Davis Strait before 31 October and was scuttled.[85] Her crew were rescued by a Danish vessel.[131]
Serapis  United Kingdom The ship was abandoned in the Irish Sea. She was on a voyage from Cardiff, Glamorgan to Waterford. She was towed in to Waterford on 7 October.[36]
Themis POL Szczecin flag.svg Stettin The brig was abandoned in the North Sea. She was on a voyage from Dantzic to Amsterdam, North Holland, Netherlands. She was taken in to Heligoland on 11 October in a derelict condition.[7][3]
Venture  United Kingdom The brig was abandoned in the Atlantic Ocean before 1 November.[132]
William and Agnes  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore and wrecked at Ballina, County Mayo before 27 October.[20]

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Ship events in 1850
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Ship decommissionings: 1845 1846 1847 1848 1849 1850 1851 1852 1853 1854 1855
Shipwrecks: 1845 1846 1847 1848 1849 1850 1851 1852 1853 1854 1855