List of shipwrecks in October 1853

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The list of shipwrecks in October 1853 includes ships sunk, foundered, wrecked, grounded, or otherwise lost during October 1853.

1 October[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 1 October 1853
Ship Country Description
Alicia  United Kingdom The barque was wrecked on a reef in the Magdalen Islands, Nova Scotia, British North America. Her crew were rescued. She was on a voyage from Quebec City, Province of Canada, British North America to Plymouth, Devon.[1][2]
Anne Marie  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore and wrecked on "Madam Island", Nova Scotia, British North America. She was on a voyage from Quebec City to Liverpool, Lancashire.[3]
Graf von Paris  Russia The ship was wrecked on a reef off Saaremaa. She was on a voyage from Liverpool, Lancashire, United Kingdom to Saint Petersburg.[4]
Orkney Lass  United Kingdom The ship ran aground on a reef off Honolulu, Hawaiian Islands and was severely damaged. She was refloated.[5]
Williams  United Kingdom The schooner was driven ashore at Magilligan Point, County Londonderry. She was refloated on 3 October and taken in to Greencastle, County Donegal.[6]

2 October[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 2 October 1853
Ship Country Description
Catalina  Spain The ship was driven ashore west of Folkestone, Kent, United Kingdom. She was on a voyage from Havana, Cuba to Antwerp, Belgium. She was refloated and taken in to Folkestone.[7]
City of Manchester  United Kingdom The steamship ran aground at Liverpool, Lancashire. She was on a voyage from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States. She was refloated and taken in to Liverpool.[8]
Commerce  United Kingdom The ship ran aground on the Whiting Sand, in the North Sea. She was on a voyage from King's Lynn, Norfolk to Goole, Yorkshire. She was refloated and put back to King's Lynn in a leaky condition.[9]
Emilie  Netherlands The ship was driven ashore in Half Moon Bay, Van Diemen's Land.[10]
Haggis  United Kingdom The Barking smack foundered in the North Sea. Her crew were rescued.[11]
Margaret and Mary  United Kingdom The ship struck a reef and foundered off Eyemouth, Berwickshire.[12][13]
Ocar Flagge Großherzogtümer Mecklenburg.svg Grand Duchy of Mecklenburg-Schwerin The brig was driven ashore and wrecked at Domesnes, Russia. Her crew were rescued. She was on a voyage from Bolderāja, Russia to Helsingør, Denmark.[14]
Thomas and Susannah  United Kingdom The ship ran aground on the Ferry Sand, in the North Sea and sank. Her crew were rescued. She was on a voyage from Hartlepool, County Durham to Hunstanton, Norfolk. The wreck subsequently came ashore on the Norfolk coast.[15]
Trofastheden  Norway The sloop sank in the Dogger Bank. Her crew were rescued. She was on a voyage from London, United Kingdom to Fåberg.[14]
10 Juni POL Szczecin flag.svg Stettin The ship ran aground off Læsø, Denmark and was damaged. She was on a voyage from Stettin to London, United Kingdom. She was refloated and resumed her voyage as far as the Cattegat then put back to Helsingør, Denmark in a leaky condition.[6]

3 October[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 3 October 1853
Ship Country Description
Calder  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore at Cronstadt, Russia. Her crew were rescued. She was on a voyage from Leith, Lothian to Cronstadt.[16][17]
Kingston-by-Sea  United Kingdom The brig was run into and sunk in the English Channel 9 nautical miles (17 km) off Hastings, Sussex with the loss of a crew member. Survivors were rescued by Agenoria ( United Kingdom). Kingston-by-Sea was on a voyage from Hartlepool, County Durham to Shoreham-by-Sea, Sussex.[9]
Nancy  United Kingdom The ship was beached at Stornoway, Outer Hebrides. She was on a voyage from Sherbrooke, Nova Scotia, British North America to Lossiemouth, Morayshire.[11]
Thetis  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore and wrecked at "Dolgoiness", Russia. Her crew were rescued.[14]
Tino  United Kingdom The schooner sprang a leak and sank between the Shipwash Sand and the Longsand, in the North Sea off the coast of Essex. Her crew were rescued by Seagull ( United Kingdom). Tino was on a voyage from South Shields, County Durham to Dieppe, Seine-Inférieure, France.[18][9]
Vine  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore and wrecked at Narva, Russia. Her crew were rescued. She was on a voyage from Dundee, Forfarshire to Narva.[16]

4 October[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 4 October 1853
Ship Country Description
Blakeney and Hull Trader  United Kingdom The sloop foundered in the North Sea with the loss of all hands.[12][6]
Charlotte  United Kingdom The smack collided with the schooner Jane ( United Kingdom) and sank in the River Colne.[19]
Cheviot  United Kingdom The ship struck the Geysard Rock, in the Farne Islands, Northumberland and was consequently beached at Ross, Northumberland. She was on a voyage from Sunderland, County Durham to Aberdeen.[12][20] She was refloated on 17 October and towed in to Berwick upon Tweed, Northumberland for repairs.[15]
Conway  United Kingdom The steamship ran aground on a reef off Belle Isle and was severely damaged. She was refloated and taken in to Basseterre, Saint Kitts.[21][22]
Corsair's Bride  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore at Dungeness, Kent. She was on a voyage from London to Ceylon. She was refloated and taken in to Dover, Kent.[12]
Despatch  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore near Abererch, Caernarfonshire. She was on a voyage from the Isle of Man to Pwllheli, Caernarfonshire.[19]
Duen  Norway The sloop was wrecked on South Uist, Outer Hebrides, United Kingdom.[23]
Guardian  United Kingdom The ship foundered in the North Sea off the Dutch coast with the loss of all hands. She was on a voyage from Bahia, Empire of Brazil to Amsterdam, North Holland, Netherlands.[12] A message in a bottle stating that she was sinking washed up on the Dutch coast.[6]
Harewood  United Kingdom The collier, a brig, was in collision with Trident ( United Kingdom) and sank in the Thames Estuary with the loss of six of her eight crew. She was on a voyage from Cardiff, Glamorgan to London.[24]
Jane and Ann  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore at Nevlunghavn, Norway. She was on a voyage from Danzig to London. She was refloated on 17 November and resumed her voyage.[25]
John Weavell  United Kingdom The schooner was wrecked near Hastings, Sussex. Her crew survived.[12]
Laure  France The ship was driven ashore on Læsø, Denmark. She was on a voyage from Riga, Russia to Dunkerque, Nord. She had been refloated by 10 October and taken in to Fredrikshavn, Denmark.[26]
Matilda Wattenbach  United Kingdom The full-rigged ship ran aground on being launched at Jersey, Channel Islands. She was refloated.[19]
Leonine  United States The ship was driven ashore on Eierland, North Holland. She was on a voyage from Matanzas, Cuba to Saint Petersburg, Russia.[12]
Nederland  Netherlands The ship was driven ashore in the Vlie. She was on a voyage from Cardiff, Glamorgan, United Kingdom to Leer, Kingdom of Hanover.[12]
Swift  United Kingdom The schooner was abandoned off Cromer, Norfolk. Her crew were rescued.[19]
Two Sisters  United Kingdom The sloop foundered in the North Sea with the loss of all hands.[12][6]

5 October[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 5 October 1853
Ship Country Description
Admiral Drake  United Kingdom The ship was abandoned at sea. Her crew were rescued. She was on a voyage from Hartlepool, County Durham to Gothenburg, Sweden.[27]
Aurora United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland Jersey The ship ran aground at Ramsgate, Kent. She was on a voyage from South Shields, County Durham to Jersey. She was refloated and take in to Ramsgate.[28]
Charles Tucker  United Kingdom The ship ran aground on The Platters, off the coast of Anglesey and was damaged. She was on a voyage from Barrow in Furness, Lancashire to Port Talbot, Glamorgan. She was refloated and taken in to Holyhead, Anglesey.[29][19]
Dauphin  France The ship foundered at Dungeness, Kent, United Kingdom. Her crew were rescued.[29]
Hope  United Kingdom The sloop collided with a steamship and was abandoned in the Irish Sea 4 nautical miles (7.4 km) off Anglesey. Her crew were rescued by the steamship.[30]
Little Bray  United Kingdom The ship was abandoned in the Irish Sea off the Calf of Man, Isle of Man. Her crew were rescued by Montezuma ( United Kingdom). Little Bray was on a voyage from Derby Haven, Isle of Man to Swansea, Glamorgan.[29][31][32]
Niemen  Imperial Russian Navy The transport ship, a brig, was driven ashore and wrecked near Gothenburg, Sweden. Her 80 crew were rescued. She was on a voyage from Cronstadt to Kamchatka.[33][14][34][35][36]
Santipore  United Kingdom The barque was driven ashore and wrecked at Folkestone, Kent. She was on a voyage from London to Sydney, New South Wales and Hobart, Van Diemen's Land. She was later refloated with the assistance of the luggers Four Brothers, William and Mary, the galley Ned and the steamship Princess Mary (all  United Kingdom).[12][29][6][37]
Urbanus  Sweden The schooner was wrecked near Umeå. Her crew were rescued.[38]

6 October[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 6 October 1853
Ship Country Description
Adelaide  United Kingdom The smack was run into by the steamship Victoria ( United Kingdom) and sank at Monkstown, County Cork. Her crew were rescued. She was on a voyage from Youghal to Cork.[39][30]
Adonis  Norway The ship was wrecked at Thisted, Denmark. Her crew were rescued. She was on a voyage from London, United Kingdom to Dram.[40][14]
Ann  United Kingdom The sloop was driven ashore at Staithes, Yorkshire. She was refloated and taken in to Staithes.[30]
Calcutta  Denmark The ship ran aground on the Copper Ground, in the Baltic Sea. She was on a voyage from Apenrade to London.[40] She was refloated on 10 October with assistance from the steamship Herta ( Denmark) but consequently sank.[41]
Haitienne  Hamburg The ship ran aground on the Noorder Haaks Bank, in the North Sea. She was on a voyage from Saint Domingo to Hamburg.[42]
Herbert  United Kingdom The ship was wrecked at Klitmoller, Denmark. Her crew were rescued. She was on a voyage from London to Memel, Prussia.[40][14]

7 October[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 7 October 1853
Ship Country Description
Chanticleer  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore at "Eitzenloch". Her passengers were landed. She was on a voyage from Newcastle upon Tyne, Northumberland to Hamburg.[43]
Cupid  United Kingdom The abandoned ship was driven ashore near Ringkøbing, Denmark.[26]
Northumberland  United Kingdom The collier ran aground on the Dotwick Sand, in the North Sea off the coast of County Durham.[42]
Victoria  United Kingdom The ship capsized at Dartmouth, Devon. She was on a voyage from London to Marseille, Bouches-du-Rhône, France. She was righted.[30]
William  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore at Wainfleet, Lincolnshire. She was on a voyage from Great Yarmouth, Norfolk to Sunderland, County Durham.[42]

8 October[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 8 October 1853
Ship Country Description
Caesar  Royal Navy The second rate ran aground on the Dean Sand, in the Solent. She was refloated and anchored at Spithead.[30]
Evergreen  United Kingdom The barque was driven ashore at Milne Point, New Brunswick, British North America.[44]
Royal Victoria  United Kingdom The ship ran aground at Granton, Lothian. She was on a voyage from Granton to London. She was refloated the next day.[16]
Stormfuglen  Norway The ship was in collision with Antoinette (POL Szczecin flag.svg Stettin ) and sank off Anholt, Denmark and sank. Her crew were rescued by Antoinette. Stormfuglen was on a voyage from Stavanger to a Baltic port.[26]

9 October[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 9 October 1853
Ship Country Description
Amor  Kingdom of Hanover The ship was driven ashore and severely damaged at Tranum, Denmark. She was on a voyage from London, United Kingdom to Riga, Russia.[4]
Dynameme  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore on Öland, Sweden. She was on a voyage from Riga to Torquay, Devon. She was refloated and resumed her voyage in a leaky condition.[15][4]
Euphemia  United Kingdom The ship ran aground on the Bar Sand, in The Wash, capsized and was abandoned. She was on a voyage from Dantzic to Boston, Lincolnshire. She was righted and towed in to Sutton Bridge, Lincolnshire in a waterlogged condition.[17]
Margaret  United Kingdom The sloop was wrecked on the Chapel Rocks, off Bude, Cornwall. Her crew were rescued by the Bude Lifeboat.[45]
Neptunus  United Kingdom The ship foundered in the English Channel 6 nautical miles (11 km) south of Portland, Dorset. Her crew were rescued. She was on a voyage from Cardiff, Glamorgan to Leer, Kingdom of Hanover.[46]
Syren  United Kingdom The schooner was wrecked on the Arklow Bank, in the Irish Sea off the coast of County Wicklow. Her crew were rescued. She was on a voyage from Pembrey, Carmarthenshire to Dublin.[16]

10 October[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 10 October 1853
Ship Country Description
Anjer  Netherlands The East Indiaman struck a floating wreck in the North Sea 8 nautical miles (15 km) east south east of the Galloper Lightship (Trinity House Ensign (pre-1937).svg Trinity House) and was damaged. She was on a voyage from Amsterdam, North Holland to Batavia, Netherlands East Indies. She consequently put in to Sheerness, Kent, United Kingdom.[47]
Ann  United Kingdom The brig was driven ashore at Spurn Point, Yorkshire. She was on a voyage from Cronstadt, Russia to Hull, Yorkshire. She was refloated on 17 October and taken in to Grimsby, Lincolnshire in a waterlogged condition.[23][27]
Gottfreid Auguste Flag unknown The ship was in collision with the steamship Natal ( United Kingdom) and was driven ashore on the Goereesche Wand. She was on a voyage from "Hergen" to Antwerp, Belgium. She was declared a total loss.[14]
Hanne  Denmark The ship sank 8 nautical miles (15 km) off Skagen. Her crew were rescued. She was on a voyage from Randers to Inverkeithing, Fife, United Kingdom.[26]
Isabella  United Kingdom The ship ran aground near Höganäs, Sweden. She was on a voyage from Wick, Caithness to Stettin. She was refloated and resumed her voyage.[48]
Johanna  United Kingdom The ship foundered in the Baltic Sea with the loss of all but one of her crew. She was on a voyage from London to a Baltic port.[49]
Marchioness  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore at the Melbourne Heads, Victoria. She was on a voyage from Cape Town, Cape Colony to Melbourne.[50]
Pride  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore at Harboøre, Denmark.[26]
William and Jane  United Kingdom The brig foundered in the Atlantic Ocean. Her crew were rescued by a Norwegian brig. She was on a voyage from Galaţi, Ottoman Empire to Falmouth, Cornwall.[51][15][27]

11 October[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 11 October 1853
Ship Country Description
Antonio Vincent Flagge der Hansestadt Lübeck.svg Lübeck The ship was abandoned in the Atlantic Ocean. Her crew survived. She was on a voyage from Charleston, South Carolina, United States to Saint John, New Brunswick, British North America.[52]
Calcutta  United Kingdom The ship sprang a leak and was beached on Læsø, Denmark. She was on a voyage from Apenrade, Norway to London. She was refloated on 16 October but sank. She was consequently declared a total loss.[53]
Henderika Annechina de Boa  Netherlands The ship was abandoned in the North Sea. Her crew were rescued. She was on a voyage from Dantsic to Amsterdam, North Holland.[51]
Joven Luis  Spain The brig ran aground on the Goodwin Sands, Kent, United Kingdom. She was on a voyage from Antwerp, Belgium to Havana, Cuba. She was refloated and put in to Havre de Grâce, Seine-Inférieure, France in a leaky condition. She arrived on 14 October and was placed under repair.[48]
Pernambucana  Brazil The steamship was wrecked near "St. Katherine's" with the loss of more than 40 lives.[54]
Philanstere  France The brig was severely damaged by fire at Cayenne. She was consequently condemned.[55]
Sertum United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland Guernsey The ship ran aground and was wrecked on the Copper Ground, off Læsø, Denmark. Her crew were rescued. She was on a voyage from Dantsic to Guernsey.[56]
Shamrock  United Kingdom The paddle steamer ran aground in the Clyde. She was on a voyage from Sligo to Glasgow, Renfrewshire. She was refloated.[57]
Storfersten  Prussia The ship was driven ashore at Borgholm, Sweden. She was on a voyage from Luleå, Sweden to Lübeck.[51][58]

12 October[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 12 October 1853
Ship Country Description
Annegina  Russia The ship ran aground at the mouth of the Uggerby Å. She was on a voyage from Riga to London, United Kingdom.[53]
Chance  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore and wrecked at Oporto, Portugal. Her crew were rescued. She was on a voyage from Galaţi, Ottoman Empire to Queenstown, County Cork.[3]
Chapman  United Kingdom The barque foundered in the Atlantic Ocean 480 nautical miles (890 km) west south west of the Isles of Scilly. Her crew were rescued. She was on a voyage from Sierra Leone to Plymouth, Devon.[56][59][60]
Elizabeth  Norway The schooner was wrecked on the Abertay Sands, off the coast of Forfarshire, United Kingdom. Her crew were rescued by the Broughty Ferry Lifeboat. She was on a voyage from Dram to Dundee, Forfarshire.[61][48][62]
Lemnos  United Kingdom The brig was wrecked on the Cheilkground, in the Gulf of Finland. Her crew were rescued by Atwick ( United Kingdom). Lemnos was on a voyage from Saint Petersburg, Russia to London.[63]

13 October[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 13 October 1853
Ship Country Description
Fame  United Kingdom The ship ran aground at Teignmouth, Devon. She was on a voyage from Newcastle upon Tyne, Northumberland to Teignmouth. She was refloated and taken in to Teignmouth.[64]
Norge  Norway The schooner ran aground on the Goodwin Sands, Kent, United Kingdom. She was on a voyage from Drammen to Plymouth, Devon, United Kingdom. She was refloated and taken in to The Downs.[40]
Perseverance  United Kingdom The ship ran aground at Waterford. She was on a voyage from Waterford to the Cape of Good Hope, Cape Colony. She was refloated and resumed her voyage.[65]

14 October[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 14 October 1853
Ship Country Description
Emma  United Kingdom The ship sank at Plymouth, Devon. She was on a voyage from Swansea, Glamorgan to Portsmouth, Hampshire.[48]
Flora  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore and wrecked near Ålesund, Norway. Her crew were rescued. She was on a voyage from Archangelsk, Russia to London.[3]

15 October[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 15 October 1853
Ship Country Description
Mathilde  Bremen The ship ran aground near Weddewarden. She was on a voyage from New York to Bremen.[15] She was refloated the next day.[66]

16 October[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 16 October 1853
Ship Country Description
Conheath  United Kingdom The ship caught fire in Table Bay and burnt until 22 September. She was on a voyage from Liverpool, Lancashire to Table Bay.[5]

17 October[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 17 October 1853
Ship Country Description
Anne Johanna  Sweden The ship was wrecked off Sandhammaren. She was on a voyage from Stockholm to Copenhagen, Denmark.[67]
Bustruy  Prussia The ship ran aground and was damaged at Liebau. She was on a voyage from Liebau to Dundee, Forfarshire, United Kingdom. She was refloated and put back to Liebau.[61]
Caroline Frances  United Kingdom The ship was run into by the brig Friends ( United Kingdom) and sank off Caister-by-Sea, Norfolk. Her crew were rescued by James and Elizabeth ( United Kingdom). Caroline Frances was on a voyage from sunderland, County Durham to London.[68][46][27]
Cyrus  United Kingdom The brig ran aground on the Scroby Sands, Norfolk. She was on a voyage from Middlesbrough, Yorkshire to London. She was refloated and taken in to Great Yarmouth, Norfolk.[58][27]
Forth  United Kingdom The ship was wrecked near Marsala, Sicily. She was on a voyage from the Black Sea to Falmouth, Cornwall or Queenstown, County Cork.[44]
Isabella  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore and wrecked at Cairnbulg Head, Aberdeenshire.[58]
Will o' the Wisp United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland Victoria The ship was wrecked at Swan's Point, Port Phillip Heads. She was on a voyage from New Zealand to Melbourne.[69]

18 October[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 18 October 1853
Ship Country Description
Active  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore at the Mumbles, Glamorgan.[51] She was refloated on 1 November.[38]
Albion  United Kingdom The ship was wrecked at the Mumbles.[51]
Ann  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore at the Mumbles.[51] She was refloated on 1 November.[38]
Castle Quincy  United Kingdom The ship sank at the Mumbles.[51]
Elizabeth  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore at the Mumbles.[51]
Iris  Norway The schooner was driven ashore at Ramsgate, Kent, United Kingdom. She was on a voyage from Sarpsborg to Honfleur, Manche, France. She was refloated and taken in to Ramsgate.[51][68][58]
Mary Bayley  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore east of Gibraltar. She was on a voyage from Galaţi, Ottoman Empire to Queenstown, County Cork. She was refloated that day, and resumed her voyage on 20 October.[38]
Merlin  United Kingdom The steamship was in collision with the steamship Eclipse ( United Kingdom) and sank in the Clyde. Her crew survived.[70]
Olivia  United Kingdom The fishing lugger was driven ashore and wrecked at Penzance, Cornwall. Her crew were rescued.[56]
Splendid  United Kingdom The schooner was wrecked on the Newcombe Sand, in the North Sea off the coast of Suffolk. Her crew were rescued. She was on a voyage from Caernarfon to Hull, Yorkshire.[15][71]
Wasp  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore and wrecked near "Chefcora", Spain. Her crew were rescued. She was on a voyage from Cardiff, Glamorgan to Cádiz, Spain.[53][41]

19 October[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 19 October 1853
Ship Country Description
Annegina  Netherlands The ship was driven ashore and wrecked at the mouth of the Uggerby Å. Her crew were rescued. She was on a voyage from Riga, Russia to London, United Kingdom.[41]
Arcole  United Kingdom The ship was wrecked. She was on a voyage from Baltimore, Maryland, United States to Liverpool, Lancashire.[2]
Champion  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore and wrecked at Guernsey, Channel Islands. Her crew were rescued. She was on a voyage from Mevagissey, Cornwall to Jersey, Channel Islands.[59]
Dalhousie  United Kingdom The full-rigged ship foundered in the English Channel 16 nautical miles (30 km) west by south west of Beachy Head, Sussex with the loss of 58 of the 59 people on board. The survivor was rescued by the brig Mitchell Grove ( United Kingdom). Dalhousie was on a voyage from Blackwall, Middlesex to Sydney, New South Wales.[72]
Germaine  France The ship was driven ashore at Le Croisic, Loire-Inférieure. She was on a voyage from Martinique to Bordeaux, Gironde. She had been refloated and completed her voyage by 22 October.[73][74]
Marshall  Hamburg The steamship ran aground at the mouth of the Elbe. She was on a voyage from Hamburg to Hull, Yorkshire, United Kingdom. She was refloated and taken in to Neuwerk.[75]
Mary Adams  United States The barque was destroyed by fire off Mindoro Island, Spanish East Indies. Her crew were rescued. She was on a voyage from Paget's Sound to Singapore, Straits Settlements.[76]
Matilda Flag of the Kingdom of the Two Sicilies (1816).svg Kingdom of the Two Sicilies The ship ran aground on the Whitaker Sand, in the North Sea off the coast of Essex, United Kingdom. She was on a voyage from South Shields, County Durham, United Kingdom to Naples. She was refloated and taken in to Wivenhoe, Essex.[15]
Neptunus  Norway The ship ran aground on the Whitaker Sand. She was on a voyage from Hernosand to London, United Kingdom. She was refloated and taken in to Wivenhoe.[15]
Ocean  United Kingdom The ship was beached at Harwich, Essex.[15]
Oracle  United Kingdom The ship ran aground at Scarborough, Yorkshire. She was refloated and taken in to Scarborough in a leaky condition.[56]
Speculation  United Kingdom The ship ran aground on the Buxey Sand, in the North Sea off the coast of Suffolk. She was refloated and taken in to Wivenhoe in a leaky condition.[15]
Swan  United Kingdom The ship ran aground on the Brake Sand, in the North Sea off the coast of Kent. She was on a voyage from Sunderland, County Durham to Havre de Grâce, Seine-Inférieure, France. She was refloated and taken in to Ramsgate, Kent in a leaky condition.[46]
Vanguard  United Kingdom The brig ran aground on the Whitaker Sand. She was refloated but was consequently beached on the coast of Essex.[15][64]

20 October[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 20 October 1853
Ship Country Description
Caroline  United Kingdom The smack struck the Villars Rocks, off the coast of Cornwall and sank.[77] She was refloated on 12 November and taken in to Padstow, Cornwall.[78]
Ellen United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland Jersey The cutter struck the Grune Rock, off Sark, Channel Islands and foundered. Her crew were rescued.[79]
John Parry  United Kingdom The ship was abandoned in the Atlantic Ocean. Seven crew were rescued by Mary ( United Kingdom). John Parry was on a voyage from Cardiff, Glamorgan to Malta.[44]
Providence  United Kingdom The ship was abandoned off Milford Haven, Pembrokeshire. She was on a voyage from Neath, Glamorgan to Hayle, Cornwall.[77]
Rose Ellis  United Kingdom The ship ran aground on the Dean Sand, in the Solent. She was refloated on 27 October and sailed for Cowes, Isle of Wight.[53][56][60]
William and Mary  United Kingdom The flat was driven ashore and sank on the Goodwick Sands, Pembrokeshire. She was on a voyage from Liverpool to Bristol, Gloucestershire.[80] William and Mary was refloated on 28 October and taken in to Fishguard, Pembrokeshire.[81]
William Carson  United Kingdom The ship ran aground on the Muscle Sharp, in the North Sea off the coast of County Durham.[77]

21 October[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 21 October 1853
Ship Country Description
Elise  Sweden The ship was driven ashore and wrecked 2 nautical miles (3.7 km) south of Collieston, Aberdeenshire, United Kingdom with the loss of a crew member. She was on a voyage from Liverpool, Lancashire, United Kingdom to Helsingør, Denmark.[3]
Elizabeth  United Kingdom The ship ran aground on the Roar Spit. She was on a voyage from Blyth, Northumberland to Havre de Grâce, Seine-Maritime. She was refloated and put in to Ramsgate, Kent in a leaky condition.[82]
Pursuit  United Kingdom The ship ran aground at the Mumbles, Glamorgan. She was refloated on 25 October.[79]
Sarah  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore and wrecked at Kirkcudbright. Her crew were rescued. She was on a voyage from Whitehaven, Cumberland to Port William, Wigtownshire.[81]
Two Brothers  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore at Portland, Dorset. Her crew were rescued. She was on a voyage from Plymouth, Devon to Quebec City, Province of Canada, British North America.[82]
William and Mary  United Kingdom The ship ran aground and sank on the Codwick Sand, in the Bristol Channel off the coast of Pembrokeshire. She was on a voyage from Liverpool to Bristol, Gloucestershire.[77] She was refloated on 28 October and taken in to Fishguard, Pembrokeshire.[61]

22 October[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 22 October 1853
Ship Country Description
Augusta  United Kingdom The ship was wrecked on the Skerry Rocks, off Lossiemouth, Inverness-shire. Her crew were rescued. She was on a voyage from Sunderland, County Durham to Inverness.[79]
Emma Heyn POL Gdańsk flag.svg Danzig The ship was driven ashore at Gilleleje, Denmark. She was on a voyage from Liverpool, Lancashire, United Kingdom to Danzig. She was refloated the next day.[79]
Exile  United Kingdom The ship sprang a leak and was run ashore at "Patrick's Bridge", County Wexford. She was on a voyage from Port Talbot, Glamorgan to Cork.[83]
Fanny  United Kingdom The crewless fishing smack was driven ashore in Moville Bay and severely damaged.[79]
Hamilton Ross  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore and wrecked at Archangelsk, Russia. She was on a voyage from Archangelsk to Stockton-on-Tees, County Durham.[52]
Harward  United Kingdom The ship was wrecked on the Wachaprique Shoals. Her crew were rescued. She was on a voyage from Newport, Monmouthshire to Norfolk, Virginia.[84]
Letitia  United Kingdom The barque was driven ashore at Martin's Reef, Florida, United States. She was on a voyage from British Honduras to Cowes, Isle of Wight. She was refloated on 24 October,[85][2] and resumed her voyage on 2 November.[86]
Lucie  France The schooner was driven ashore and wrecked at Covehithe, Suffolk, United Kingdom with the loss of all hands.[87][82]
Marguerite  France The ship ran aground on the Pointe-au-Canoniers Reef, off Mauritius. She was on a voyage from Coringa, India to Marseille, Bouches-du-Rhône.[88]
Randolph United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland Victoria The barque was wrecked off New Zealand's Chatham Islands. All hands were saved.[89]
Rapid  United Kingdom The ship sank off Cape Henry, Virginia, United States. She was on a voyage from Alexandria, Virginia to Cork.[84]
Robert  United Kingdom The sloop ran aground on the Annat Sands. She was on a voyage from Montrose, Forfarshire to Newcastle upon Tyne, Northumberland.[90] She was refloated on 5 November and towed in to Montrose.[91]
Tartar  United Kingdom The ship was in collision with the steamship Gazelle ( United Kingdom) and sank off the Spurn Lighthouse, Yorkshire. Her crew were rescued.[10]
Warren  United Kingdom The ship sank off Beadnell Point, Northumberland. Her crew were rescued. She was on a voyage from Newcastle upon Tyne to Leith, Lothian.[92]
Western World  United Kingdom During a voyage from Liverpool, England, to New York City, United States, carrying 300 passengers, the sailing ship ran aground in thick fog off Spring Lake, New Jersey. All on board, more than 600 people, were rescued. Her wreck broke up and sank 25 feet (8 m) of water on 26 October and became known as the "Spring Lake Wreck."[93][2] She broke up on 13 November.[86][94][95]
Zion  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore and sank near Tranquebar, India. She was on a voyage from Coringa, India to London.[96]

23 October[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 23 October 1853
Ship Country Description
Acorn  United Kingdom The ship sprang a leak and was beached in Broad Bay, Isle of Lewis.[53]
Ajax  United States The tug departed from New York for Boston, Massachusetts. Presumed foundered with the loss of all hands; wreckage from the ship was sighted off Cape Cod, Massachusetts by the barque Marmion ( United Kingdom).[97][98]
Eleanor  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore at Fleetwood, Lancashire. She was on a voyage from Troon, Ayrshire to Runcorn, Cheshire.[83]
Hazlewood  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore 5 nautical miles (9.3 km) north of Ramsey, Isle of Man, She was on a voyage from Wick, Caithness to Liverpool, Lancashire.[79]
Margaretha  United Kingdom The ship struck St. Patrick's Causeway and was abandoned by her crew. She was subsequently driven ashore and wrecked near Pencilland Head, Caernarfonshire. She was on a voyage from Troon to Malta.[80][44]
Nouveau Faisceau  France The ship sank at Calais. She was on a voyage from Cherbourg, Seine-Inférieure to Seaham, County Durham, United Kingdom.[44] She was refloated on 3 November.[99]
Petronella  Sweden The ship was driven ashore near Hablingbo. She was on a voyage from Stockholm to London, United Kingdom.[90][100]

24 October[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 24 October 1853
Ship Country Description
Anna  Prussia The ship was driven ashore on Saaremaa, Russia. Her crew were rescued. She was on a voyage from Rouen, Seine-Inférieure, France to Saint Petersburg, Russia.[101]
Catherine Mitchell  United Kingdom The ship ran aground on the Armoghen Shoal, off the coast of India.[86]
Cobequid  United States The ship departed from Liverpool, Lancashire, United Kingdom for a port in Virginia. Subsequently foundered; wreckage from the ship washed up in Macrihanish Bay in mid-November.[102]
Gipsy  United Kingdom The ship departed from Saint John', Newfoundland, British North America for Greenock, Renfrewshire. No further trace, presumed foundered with the loss of all hands.[103]
Juno  Spain The steamship was wrecked at the mouth of the Manning River with the loss of seven lives. She was on a voyage from Sydney, New South Wales to Manila, Spanish East Indies.[104][105]
License Flagge der Hansestadt Rostock.svg Rostock The ship was driven ashore on Hirtsholmene. She was on a voyage from Sunderland, County Durham, United Kingdom to Rostock. She was refloated on 28 October.[73][38]
Sillery  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore near Barmouth, Merionethshire. She was on a voyage from Quebec City, Province of Canada, British North America to Liverpool.[106][44] She was refloated on 13 April 1854 and taken in tow for Liverpool.[107]
Urgent  United Kingdom The ship departed from Liverpool for the Cape Verde Islands. No further trace, presumed foundered with the loss of all hands.[108]
William Sturgiss  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore at Quoddy Head, Nova Scotia, British North America. She was on a voyage from Saint John, New Brunswick to Liverpool.[84] She was later refloated and towed in to Portland, Maine, United States, where she arrived on 5 November.[85]

25 October[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 25 October 1853
Ship Country Description
Canada  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore at Quebec City, Province of Canada, British North America.[109]
Chester  United Kingdom The sloop was holed by an anchor and sank at Hubberston Pill, Pembrokeshire.[110]
Echo  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore on "Rogoe Island". She was on a voyage from Hull, Yorkshire to Narva, Russia.[84][111]
Esther United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland British North America The ship was wrecked in the Saint Lawrence River. She was on a voyage from Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island to Quebec City.[112]
Favourite  United Kingdom The tug was severely damaged by fire at Newcastle upon Tyne, Northumberla. Subsequently repaired and returned to service[113][114]
Freihandel  Prussia The ship ran aground off Helsingør, Denmark. She was on a voyage from Memel to London, United Kingdom. She was refloated the next day.[113]
Golden Spring  United Kingdom The ship ran aground off Pelican Point, Ottoman Empire. She was refloated on 27 October and taken in to Smyrna.[52]
Good Intent  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore at Quebec City.[109]
Grace  United Kingdom The ship ran aground on the Holme Sand, in the North Sea off the coast of Suffolk. She was on a voyage from Cronstadt, Russia to London. She was refloated.[74]
President  United States The ship was driven ashore and wrecked at Saint John, New Brunswick, British North America. She was on a voyage from Saint John to Liverpool, Lancashire, United Kingdom.[84] She was refloated on 2 November.[115]
Sophia  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore at Quebec City.[109]
Stadacona  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore at Quebec City.[109]
Wave  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore near the Sarop Lighthouse, Russia. She was on a voyage from Hull to Narva.[84]

26 October[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 26 October 1853
Ship Country Description
Acadia  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore at Rimouski, Province of Canada, British North America. She was on a voyage from Liverpool, Lancashire to Quebec City, Province of Canada.[116]
Agincourt  United Kingdom The ship ran aground on the Horse Sand, in the Solent. She was on a voyage from Southampton, Hampshire to Geelong, Victoria. She was refloated and towed back to Southampton for repairs.[79]
Dreadnought  United Kingdom The tug was severely damaged by fire at Liverpool, Lancashire.[92] A fireman was drowned when he fell into the dock. Two others were severely injured when they fell into the hold.[83]
Mary Gibson  United Kingdom The ship ran aground on the Shipwash Sand, in the North Sea off the coast of Essex. She was on a voyage from South Shields, County Durham to Venice, Kingdom of Lombardy–Venetia. She was refloated and taken in to Harwich, Essex in a leaky condition.[79]
Victoire Sophie  France The ship foundered off the "Labervrack Lighthouse" with the loss of all but one of her crew. She was on a voyage from Sunderland, County Durham to Saint-Vaast-la-Hougue, Manche.[78]

27 October[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 27 October 1853
Ship Country Description
Chester  United Kingdom The ship struck the Hubberstone Pill, in the Bristol Channel and sank. She was on a voyage from Llanelly, Glamorgan to Newry, County Antrim.[53]
Olga Russian Empire Grand Duchy of Finland The ship ran aground on the Fahludd Reef, in the Baltic Sea. She was on a voyage from Turku to Livorno, Grand Duchy of Tuscany.[112]
Tartar  United Kingdom The ship was in collision with the steamship Gazelle and sank in the North Sea off Spurn Point, Yorkshire. Her crew were rescued.[117]
Therese POL Gdańsk flag.svg Danzig The ship was wrecked on Trinidad. She was on a voyage from Bordeaux, Gironde, France to the River Plate.[118]

28 October[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 28 October 1853
Ship Country Description
Citizen  United Kingdom The sloop was driven ashore on the coast of Lincolnshire. She was on a voyage from Boston, Lincolnshire to Stockton-on-Tees, County Durham. She was refloated and put back to Boston.[81]
John and Anne United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland Isle of Man The ship was wrecked at Cooley Point, County Louth.[119]
Josephina Flag unknown The ship was driven ashore on "Doyeskar". She was refloated and taken in to Marstrand, Sweden.[120]
Talisman  United Kingdom The ship was wrecked on Cape North, Nova Scotia, British North America. She was on a voyage from Pictou, Nova Scotia to Newcastle upon Tyne, Northumberland.[121]
William Bateman POL Gdańsk flag.svg Danzig The ship was driven ashore north of Helsingør, Denmark. She was on a voyage from Liverpool, Lancashire, United Kingdom to Stettin.[38]

29 October[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 29 October 1853
Ship Country Description
HMS Arethusa  Royal Navy The Constance-class frigate ran aground in the Dardanelles. She was refloated the next day.
Ariel  United Kingdom The ship ran aground off "Nahr", Sweden. She was on a voyage from Cronstadt, Russia to Helsingør, Denmark.[84]
HMS Furious  United Kingdom The Furious-class frigate struck a sunken rock in the Dardanelles 20 nautical miles (37 km) from Gallipoli, Ottoman Empire and was damaged.
Metropolitan  United Kingdom The steamship ran aground off Ballywalter, County Down. She was on a voyage from Glasgow, Renfrewshire to London.[21]
HMS Rodney  Royal Navy The Rodney-class ship of the line ran aground in the Dardanelles. She was refloated with assistance from HMS Firebrand ( Royal Navy).
Vittoria  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore at Quebec City, Province of Canada, British North America.[109]

30 October[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 30 October 1853
Ship Country Description
Austria  United States The ship was driven ashore at Cape Romain, South Carolina. Her passengers were taken off by the steamship Charleston ( United States). Austria was on a voyage from Liverpool, Lancashire, United Kingdom to Charleston, South Carolina.[122]
Countess of Derby United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland New South Wales The ship ran aground and was wrecked in Moreton Bay. She was on a voyage from Port Jackson to Moreton Bay.[123]
Ellen  United Kingdom The ship sank at Duncannon, County Wexford. Her crew were rescued. She was on a voyage from Duncannon to Liverpool.[21] She was refloated on 8 November and taken in to Waterford.[115]
Emerald Isle  United Kingdom The schooner was run into by a Danish brig and sank in the Irish Sea. Her crew survived. She was on a voyage from London to Liverpool.[124]
Hyperion  United States The barque sprang a leak and foundered in the Atlantic Ocean (35°10′N 73°45′W / 35.167°N 73.750°W / 35.167; -73.750) with the loss of eight of her twelve crew. Survivors were rescued on 2 November by Edward Everett ( United Kingdom). Hyperion was on a voyage from New York to Jamaica.[125][126][127]
Lady Eleanor  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore and wrecked at Peterhead, Aberdeenshire. She was on a voyage from Peterhead to the Firth of Forth.[38]
Regia  United Kingdom The brig ran aground in the River Suir 1 nautical mile (1.9 km) downstream of Waterford and was damaged. She was on a voyage from Galaţi, Ottoman Empire to Waterford.[21]

31 October[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 31 October 1853
Ship Country Description
Active  United Kingdom The smack was driven ashore near Pentewan, Cornwall. She was on a voyage from Plymouth, Devon to Falmouth, Cornwall.[21] She was refloated on 13 November and taken in to Pentewan for repairs.[128]
Amaranthe  Prussia The ship was driven ashore near "Fultscha", County Cork, United Kingdom. She was on a voyage from Galaţi, Ottoman Empire to Queenstown, County Cork.[73]
Clementina  United Kingdom The ship ran aground on the Barnard Sand, in the North Sea off the coast of Suffolk. She was on a voyage from Cartagena, Spain to Newcastle upon Tyne, Northumberland. She was refloated and put in to Lowestoft, Suffolk in a leaky condition.[61]
Edgecombe  United Kingdom The brig was driven ashore and severely damaged near Stranraer, Wigtownshire.[99] She was on a voyage from Maryport, Cumberland to Dublin. She was refloated on 15 November.[129]
Effort  United Kingdom The smack was driven ashore at Bunbeg, County Donegal. She was on a voyage from Bunbeg to Glasgow, Renfrewshire.[52]
Firefly  United Kingdom The schooner was wrecked on the Arklow Bank, in the Irish Sea off the coast of County Wicklow.[99] She was on a voyage from Liverpool, Lancashire to Haiti. The wreck was towed in to Wicklow on 2 November but broke up there.[130]
Jane Cathrine  United Kingdom The barque was driven ashore between Point Henry and Point Richards, Victoria.[131]
Lucy  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore on the Isle of Man. She was on a voyage from Liverpool to Mobile, Alabama, United States.[132] She was refloated on 13 March 1854 but had to be beached. Lucy was refloated on 7 September and taken in to Ardrossan, Ayrshire, where she arrived the next day.[133]
Luiza  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore and severely damaged in the Bay of Luce. She was on a voyage from Waterford to Glasgow.[21]
Mary  United Kingdom The smack was driven ashore and wrecked at Gatehouse of Fleet, Wigtownshire. She was on a voyage from Plymouth to Gatehouse of Fleet.[38]
Pondicherry  France The full-rigged ship was driven ashore at the Melbourne Heads, New South Wales. She was refloated on 2 November.[131]
Providence  United Kingdom The ship struck the Little Frine Rock, off Port-Navalo, Morbihan, France. She was on a voyage from Newcastle upon Tyne to Nantes, Loire-Inférieure. She was taken in to Port-Navalo for repairs.[101]
Thomas and Mary  United Kingdom The sloop was driven ashore in Lough Swilly. She was on a voyage from the Clyde to Ballina, County Mayo. She was refloated and taken in to Rathmullen, County Donegal.[38]
Union  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore and wrecked at Swansea, Glamorgan. She was on a voyage from Ballinacurra, County Cork to Bristol, Gloucestershire.[21]

Unknown date[edit]

List of shipwrecks: Unknown date in October 1853
Ship Country Description
Adolfo  Chile The ship was wrecked on the Baja California Peninsula, Mexico before 14 October. Her crew were rescued.[134]
Anna  Chile The brig was lost in the Chiloé Archipelago before 14 October. Her crew were rescued.[134]
Apame  United Kingdom The ship was lost in the Irish Sea between 29 October and 1 November. She was on a voyage from Liverpool, Lancashire to Lisbon, Portugal.[38]
Arab  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore at Shemogue, New Brunswick, British North America before 11 October. She was on a voyage from Bathurst, New Brunswick to London.[109]
Ava  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore near Sulina, Ottoman Empire before 27 October. She was on a voyage from Liverpool to Galaţi, Ottoman Empire. She had been refloated by 31 October.[101][109]
Beerta Flag unknown The ship was abandoned in the Atlantic Ocean before 13 October.[67]
Campellan  France The brig was wrecked in the Strait of Gibraltar. Her crew were rescued.[135]
Champion  United States The schooner was lost in the Bay of St. Lawrence. Crew saved.[136]
Charlotte  United Kingdom The ship was destroyed by fire in the Baltic Sea. She was on a voyage from Riga, Russia to Helsingør, Denmark.[48]
Cherie  United Kingdom The ship was abandoned in the Chops of the Channel. Her crew were rescued by Marie ( France). Cherie was on a voyage from British Honduras to London.[15]
Corea  United Kingdom The ship was abandoned in the Atlantic Ocean before 4 October.[43] She was on a voyage from Gloucester to Quebec City, Province of Canada, British North America.[44]
Crescent  United Kingdom The ship ran aground and was damaged off the Filsand Lighthouse, Russia. She was on a voyage from Sunderland, County Durham to Cronstadt, Russia. She was refloated and completed her voyage, arriving at Cronstadt in a leaky condition on 4 October.[16]
Eliza  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore in the White Sea. She was on a voyage from Onega, Russia to London. She was refloated and put in to Archangelsk, where she arrived on 5 October in a leaky condition.[79]
Emerald  United Kingdom The schooner was wrecked on the Duddon Sands, Lancashire before 25 October with the loss of all hands. She was on a voyage from Wexford to Lancaster, Lancashire.[79][137]
Emily  United Kingdom The schooner was driven ashore at Ship Harbour, Nova Scotia, British North America. She was on a voyage from Halifax, Nova Scotia to Baltimore, Maryland.[81]
Ernest  France The schooner foundered in the North Sea off Flamborough Head, Yorkshire, United Kingdom before 23 October. She was on a voyage from Caen, Calvados to Dundee, Forfarshire, United Kingdom.[44]
Fairy Queen United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland British North America The steamship was wrecked with the loss of seventeen lives.[138][139]
Feliz  Chile The fill-rigged ship was wrecked at "Sotille" before 14 October.[134]
Franklin  Sweden The ship was abandoned in the Atlantic Ocean. She was on a voyage from Peru to a British port.[73]
Georgetown  United States The steamship sank in the Mississippi River without loss of life.[140]
H. G. Tiris  Netherlands The galiot was abandoned in the Atlantic Ocean before 13 October.[128]
I. C. I. van Speyk  Netherlands The ship was wrecked on "Morchwetz", in the White Sea before 29 October. Her crew were rescued. She was on a voyage from Archangelsk to Rotterdam, South Holland.[78]
Ida  United Kingdom The ship was abandoned in the Atlantic Ocean before 24 October She was on a voyage from Cardiff to Quebec City.[44]
Importer  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore at Saltfleet, Lincolnshire. She was on a voyage from Wisbech, Cambridgeshire to Grangemouth, Stirlingshire. She was refloated on 18 October and taken in to Grimsby, Lincolnshire in a leaky condition.[58]
Jane Cumming  United Kingdom The ship ran aground on a reef off Boa Vista Island, Cape Verde Islands. She was refloated and taken in to "English Harbour". She was consequently condemned.[116]
Jeanne Emelie  France The lugger was wrecked on the Longsand, in the North Sea off the coast of Essex, United Kingdom. Her crew were rescued by the smack Tryal ( United Kingdom).[18]
John and Susan  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore at Huttoft, Lincolnshire before 17 October.[58]
Lady Elgin United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland British North America The steamship sank in the Saint Lawrence River 3 nautical miles (5.6 km) downstream of Trois-Rivières, Province of Canada before 19 October. Her passengers were rescued.[52]
Lapland  United Kingdom The ship was wrecked at Trescot, Maine, United States. She was on a voyage from Saint John, New Brunswick, British North America to Liverpool.[84] She had been refloated by 14 November.[78]
Louie  Prussia The brig was abandoned in the North Sea. She was on a voyage from Antwerp, Belgium to Memel. She was taken in to Egersund, Norway in a derelict condition on 17 October.[67]
Louise  France The barque was driven ashore and wrecked in the Dry Tortugas before 9 October. She was on a voyage from Havre de Grâce, Seine-Inférieure to La Guaira, Venezuela.[21]
Luise Flagge der Hansestadt Rostock.svg Rostock The ship was driven ashore on "Oarlas Island", Russia. She was on a voyage from Saint Petersburg, Russia to Leith, Lothian, United Kingdom. She was refloated and put in to Reval, Russia, where she arrived on 4 October in a leaky condition.[14]
Margina Willemina  Netherlands The ship was driven ashore at Domesnes, Russia before 2 October. She was on a voyage from Riga, Russia to the Meuse (Dutch: Maas).[14]
Marie Aglae  France The ship foundered in the North Sea. Her crew survived. She was on a voyage from Newcastle upon Tyne, Northumberland, United Kingdom to Nantes, Loire-Inférieure.[43]
Marys and Anns  United Kingdom The ship was wrecked at Cefn Sidan, Carmarthenshire in early October with the loss of four of her seven crew.[27]
Nina  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore near Adelaide, South Australia. She was on a voyage from Canton, China to Adelaide. She was refloated on 8 October and taken in to Adelaide.[141]
Ornens  Norway The ship foundered in the Baltic Sea. Her crew were rescued.[67]
Osca Flag unknown The ship was abandoned in the Atlantic Ocean.[129]
Oswego  United States The full-rigged ship was driven ashore at Belize City, British Honduras.[90][142]
Posthumous United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland Victoria The barque was wrecked near "Kiaparee" before October. Her crew were rescued.[141]
Rainha  Portuguese Navy The frigate was run ashore and wrecked at Belém before 10 October.[143]
Rose  France The brig was lost in the North Sea before 23 October.[44]
HM Hired vessel Rose  Royal Navy The ship was driven ashore and wrecked on St. Peter's Island, Prince Edward Island, British North America. Her crew were rescued.[139]
Sandwich  United Kingdom The ship was wrecked on Salt Key before 18 October. Her crew were rescued. She was on a voyage from Newfoundland, British North America to Havana, Cuba.[1]
Sertum United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland Guernsey The ship ran aground on the Copper Grounds, off Læsø, Denmark. She was on a voyage from Dantzic to Guernsey. She broke up on 16 October.[53]
Teazer United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland Jersey The ship was driven ashore in the Gut of Canso before 13 October. She was on a voyage from Paspébiac, Province of Canada to a port in Brazil. She was later refloated.[38]
Vittoria Flag unknown The barque was wrecked at Rivière-du-Loup, Province of Canada in late October.[144]
Wakefield  United Kingdom The ship was abandoned in the Atlantic Ocean. Her crew were rescued by a Norwegian barque.[2]
William  United Kingdom The schooner was driven ashore at Milligan Point, County Londonderry before 4 October. She was refloated on 7 October and taken in to Greencastle, County Donegal.[30]

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Ship events in 1853
Ship launches: 1848 1849 1850 1851 1852 1853 1854 1855 1856 1857 1858
Ship commissionings: 1848 1849 1850 1851 1852 1853 1854 1855 1856 1857 1858
Ship decommissionings: 1848 1849 1850 1851 1852 1853 1854 1855 1856 1857 1858
Shipwrecks: 1848 1849 1850 1851 1852 1853 1854 1855 1856 1857 1858