List of shipwrecks in October 1862

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The list of shipwrecks in October 1862 includes ships sunk, foundered, grounded, or otherwise lost during October 1862.

1 October[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 1 October 1862
Ship Country Description
Barbara and Margaret  United Kingdom The ship was wrecked on "Hastend Island". Her crew were rescued.[1]
Elizabeth  United Kingdom The schooner was driven ashore at Redcar, Yorkshire.[2][3] She was on a voyage from Wisbech, Cambridgeshire to Newcastle upon Tyne, Northumberland. She was refloated the next day and taken in to Hartlepool, County Durham for repairs.[4]
Ida  United Kingdom The steamship was driven ashore in the Bosphorus opposite Therapia, Ottoman Empire. She was on a voyage from Odessa to Smyrna, Ottoman Empire and London.[5]
Marice  Hamburg The schooner was lost off "Wardoe". Her crew were rescued.[6]
South Sea  United Kingdom The ship was wrecked at the Sand Heads, India. Her crew were rescued. She was on a voyage from Calcutta, India to London.[7]

2 October[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 2 October 1862
Ship Country Description
Celontas  Netherlands The ship was driven ashore and wrecked. She was on a voyage from Makassar, to Sourabaya, Netherlands East Indies.[8]
Iona  United Kingdom American Civil War, Union blockade: The 325-Gross register ton sidewheel paddle steamer, a blockade runner, collided with the steamship Chanticleer ( United Kingdom) and sank in the Firth of Clyde.[9][10] Her crew survived.[4] She was on a voyage from Glasgow, Renfrewshire to Nassau, Bahamas.[5]
Sandelma  Denmark The ship was wrecked on the Paternoster Rocks, in the Baltic Sea. She was on a voyage from Cardiff, Glamorgan, United Kingdom to Copenhagen.[11]
William Ingles  United Kingdom The ship ran aground on the Shipwash Sand, in the North Sea off the coast of Suffolk and was abandoned by her crew. She was on a voyage from Sines, Portugal to London. She had become a wreck by the next day.[12][11][13]
Young Elizabeth  United Kingdom The ship was wrecked at Aberystwyth, Cardiganshire.[2]

3 October[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 3 October 1862
Ship Country Description
Annie Gibson  United Kingdom The schooner was driven ashore at Bamburgh, Northumberland. Her crew were rescued. She was on a voyage from the Clyde to Dunkerque, Nord, France.[4] She was refloated and taken in to Berwick upon Tweed, Northumberland.[14]
Antigua  United Kingdom The ship ran aground in Lake Saint Pierre. She was on a voyage from Montreal, Province of Canada, British North America to the Clyde. She was refloated and resumed her voyage.[15]
Brilliant  United States American Civil War, CSS Alabama's New England Expeditionary Raid: The 839-ton ship, carrying a cargo of flour and grain from New York to London, United Kingdom was captured and burned on the Grand Banks of Newfoundland near 40°00′N 50°30′W / 40.000°N 50.500°W / 40.000; -50.500 (Brilliant) by the screw sloop-of-war CSS Alabama ( Confederate States Navy).[16][17][18]
David Begg  United Kingdom The ship was abandoned in the Indian Ocean. Her crew were rescued by the barque Countess of Yarborough ( United Kingdom). David Begg was on a voyage from Calcutta, India to Liverpool. Her crew alleged that her captain deliberately scuttled the vessel.[19][20]
James  United Kingdom The brig ran aground on the Gunfleet Sand, in the North Sea off the coast of Essex. She was refloated and resumed her voyage to London.[14]
Jane and Elizabeth  United Kingdom The schooner ran aground on the Vlie Banks, off the coast of Friesland, Netherlands. She was on a voyage from Liverpool, Lancashire to Hamburg. She was a total loss.[14][21]
Mary  United Kingdom The ship collided with Ada ( United Kingdom) and sank in the North Sea off the coast of Norfolk. Her crew were rescued by Ada. Mary was on a voyage from Sunderland, County Durham to Le Tréport, Seine-Inférieure, France.[22]
Mary and Alice  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore and wrecked at Portpatrick, Wigtownshire.[4]
Nepaul  United Kingdom The ship was abandoned at sea. Her crew were rescued by Brothers ( United Kingdom). Nepaul was on a voyage from Kurrachee, India to Falmouth, Cornwall.[23][24]
Spy  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore. She was on a voyage from Demerara, British Guiana to London. She was refloated and assisted in to Dover, Kent.[14]
Unnamed  France The brig ran aground on the Kentish Knock. She was refloated.[14]

4 October[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 4 October 1862
Ship Country Description
Ann Augusta  United Kingdom The ship ran aground in the Belfast Lough. She was on a voyage from New York, United States to Belfast, County Antrim.[14]
Aspasia  United Kingdom The ship struck a sunken rock and was run ashore at "Takli", Russia, where she was wrecked. Her crew were rescued. She was on a voyage from Taganrog, Russia to a British port.[14][25]
Johan Morhr  Prussia The ship was driven ashore on "Leskr", Russia. She was on a voyage from Cronstadt to Liebau. She was refloated and put back to Cronstadt.[26]
Mary  United Kingdom The brig collided with the barque Ada ( United Kingdom) and sank in the North Sea off the coast of Norfolk. Her crew were rescued by Ada. Mary was on a voyage from Sunderland, County Durham to Le Tréport, Seine-Inférieure, France.[14]
Mary Gillespie  United Kingdom The brig ran aground on the Cross Sand, in the North Sea off the coast of Norfolk. She was on a voyage from Blyth, Northumberland to Boulogne, Pas-de-Calais, France. She was refloated and taken in to Great Yarmouth, Norfolk.[14]
Oscar  Sweden The ship was driven ashore and wrecked on Öland. She was on a voyage from Ystad to London, United Kingdom.[27]
Pacha  United Kingdom The ship ran aground on Morups Reef, in the Baltic Sea. She was on a voyage from Newcastle upon Tyne, Northumberland to Cronstadt, Russia.[14]

5 October[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 5 October 1862
Ship Country Description
Carl Stemorth  Prussia The brig was driven ashore 3 nautical miles (5.6 km) west of Roquetas, Spain. Her crew were rescued. She was on a voyage from Odessa to Grimsby, Lincolnshire, United Kingdom.[14]
Dykes  United Kingdom The brig was wrecked on Anticosti Island, Nova Scotia, British North America. Her crew survived. She was on a voyage from Maryport, Cumberland to Quebec City, Province of Canada, British North America.[28][29][30]
Magari Gezina  Netherlands The ship was wrecked on the Spikeway, in the North Sea. She was on a voyage from Groningen to London, United Kingdom.[31]
Tubal Cain  United Kingdom The schooner ran aground on the Scroby Sands, Norfolk. She was on a voyage from Blyth, Northumberland to Deal, Kent. She was refloated and resumed her voyage.[14]

6 October[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 6 October 1862
Ship Country Description
Arthur Childs  United Kingdom The ship departed from New York, United States for the Clyde. No further trace, presumed foundered with the loss of all hands.[32]
Jane and Isabella  United Kingdom The schooner ran aground south west of Stroma, Orkney Islands. She was on a voyage from Fraserburgh, Aberdeenshire to Belfast, County Antrim. She was refloated.[33]
Mauritius  United Kingdom The ship was abandoned in the Atlantic Ocean. All on board were rescued. She was discovered on 7 October by the barque Orixa ( France) and Shakespeare ( United Kingdom). Five crew from Orixa and four from Shakespear were put aboard Mauritius with the intention of taking her in to Saint Helena, but she subsequently foundered. Only one crew member originally from Orixa was rescued.[34] Mauritius was on a voyage from Greenock, Renfrewshire to Kurrachee, India.[19][23]
Spring  United Kingdom The ship ran aground on the Sheringham Shoal, in the North Sea of the coast of Norfolk. She was on a voyage from South Shields, County Durham to London. She was refloated and resumed her voyage, but consequently sank 6 nautical miles (11 km) off the coast. her crew were rescued.[35]
Walker Lass  United Kingdom The sloop was driven ashore and wrecked at Redcar, Yorkshire.[36] She was on a voyage from Skinningrove, Yorkshire to South Shields.[37]
Unnamed  United Kingdom The smack foundered in the North Sea 20 nautical miles (37 km) off the coast of Aberdeenshire. Her three crew took to a boat; they were rescued by the tug Britannia ( United Kingdom).[38]

7 October[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 7 October 1862
Ship Country Description
David and John  United Kingdom The schooner was driven ashore at Gosforth, Northumberland. She was on a voyage from Montrose, Forfarshire to Seaham, County Durham.[35] She was refloated the next day and towed in to Berwick upon Tweed, Northumberland.[39]
Dunkirk  United States American Civil War, CSS Alabama's New England Expeditionary Raid: During a voyage from New York to Lisbon, Portugal, with a cargo of flour and Portuguese language bibles, the 293-ton brig was captured and burned in the North Atlantic Ocean southeast of Nova Scotia, British North America by the screw sloop-of-war CSS Alabama ( Confederate States Navy).[16][17][18]
Elizabeth  United Kingdom The collier, a brig, was run down and sunk in the North Sea off the Sunk Lightship (Trinity House Ensign (pre-1937).svg Trinity House) by a steamship with the loss of five of her crew.[40]
Forrester, and
Tynemouth
 United Kingdom The steamship Forrester was run into by the paddle steamer Tynemouth and sank in the River Tyne with the loss of six lives. She was on a voyage from Newcastle upon Tyne, Northumberland to South Shields, County Durham. Tynemouth was on a voyage from South Shields to Newcastle upon Tyne. She was severely damaged and was beached.[41][42][43]
Kate McLea  United Kingdom The brig was sighted off "Bic Island", Province of Canada, British North America whilst on a voyage from Montreal, Province of Canada to Exeter, Devon. No further trace, presumed foundered with the loss of all hands.[44]
Libra  United Kingdom The ship foundered in the Mediterranean Sea 200 nautical miles (370 km) from Alexandria, Egypt. Her crew survived. She was on a voyage from Alexandria to Falmouth, Cornwall.[45]
Mary  United Kingdom The ship foundered off the north coast of Norfolk.[35]
Maryland  United States The schooner was lost at Cape Mendocino, California, Confederate States of America.[46]
Primera de Torrevieja  Spain The ship was driven ashore at Holyhead, Anglesey, United Kingdom. She was on a voyage from Liverpool, Lancashire, United Kingdom to the River Plate. She was refloated with assistance from the tug Storm King ( United Kingdom).[45][21]
Wave Crest  United States American Civil War, CSS Alabama's New England Expeditionary Raid: During a voyage to Cardiff, Glamorgan, United Kingdom with a cargo of grain, the 409-ton barque was captured, used for target practice, and burned in the North Atlantic Ocean southeast of Nova Scotia by the screw sloop-of-war CSS Alabama ( Confederate States Navy).[16][17][18]

8 October[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 8 October 1862
Ship Country Description
Blanche  United Kingdom American Civil War, Union blockade: Pursued by the screw steamer USS Montgomery ( United States Navy), the sidewheel paddle steamer, a blockade runner, ran aground at Marianao, Cuba, and a boat crew from Montgomery boarded and seized her. Soon afterward, while the boat crew attempted to refloat her, a fire broke out which destroyed her and her cargo.[17][47][48][49]
Denmark  United States The 283-ton sidewheel paddle steamer struck a snag and sank in the Missouri River at Atlas Island below Keokuk, Iowa.[50]
Francis Elmor (or Francis Elmore)  United States American Civil War: Carrying a cargo of hay, the schooner was captured and burned by Confederate forces in the Potomac River at Popes Creek, Virginia, Confederate States of America.[51]
Galatea  United Kingdom The ship departed from Dartmouth, Devon for Dundalk, County Louth. No further trace, presumed foundered with the loss of all hands.[52]
Pace Austria-Hungary-flag-1869-1914-naval-1786-1869-merchant.svg Austrian Empire The barque ran aground in the River Suir. She was on a voyage from Sulina, Ottoman Empire to Waterford, United Kingdom. She was refloated but found to be leaky.[53]

9 October[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 9 October 1862
Ship Country Description
Ceres  United States The 217-ton sidewheel paddle steamer exploded at St. Joseph Island, Louisiana.[54]
Countess, or
Countess of London
 United Kingdom The ship was wrecked on Anticosti Island, Nova Scotia, British North America. She was on a voyage from Quebec City, Province of Canada, British North America to Plymouth, Devon.[28] Her crew survived. Some of them took to a boat; they were rescued by the steamship Caledonia ( United Kingdom). The rest reached Anticosti Island.[30]
Eliza  Confederate States of America American Civil War, Union blockade: Carrying a cargo of sugar, the sloop was captured and destroyed at Calcasieu, Louisiana, on or about 9 October.[55]
Familien Store  Sweden The ship was driven ashore on the coast of Essex or Suffolk, United Kingdom. She was on a voyage from Gothenburg to Algiers, Algeria. She was refloated the next day and taken in to Harwich, Essex.[26]
Lady Clarendon  United Kingdom The ship ran aground on the Ranka Folah, in the Hooghly River. She was on a voyage from Calcutta, India to Colombo, Ceylon. She was refloated and resumed her voyage.[56]
Parana  United Kingdom The barque was wrecked in Simon's Bay.[57]

10 October[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 10 October 1862
Ship Country Description
Elizabeth  United Kingdom The ship was wrecked on the Kentish Knock. Her crew were rescued by Marco Polo ( United Kingdom).[12]
City of Sydney  New South Wales The ship was wrecked on Green Cape, New South Wales. All passengers and crew boarded lifeboats and made it ashore.[58]

11 October[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 11 October 1862
Ship Country Description
Argyll United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland British Guiana The brig departed from New York for Barbadoes. No further trace, presumed foundered with the loss of all hands.[59]
Gem  United Kingdom The smack struck a rock off Burravoe Shetland Islands and was beached. She was later refloated.[60]
Gezina Flag unknown The ship was sighted off Skagen, Denmark whilst on a voyage from Riga, Russia to Hull, Yorkshire, United Kingdom. No further trace, presumed foundered with the loss of all hands.[61]
Manchester  United States American Civil War, CSS Alabama's New England Expeditionary Raid: The 1,062-ton full-rigged ship, carrying a cargo of grain from New York to Liverpool, Lancashire, United Kingdom, was captured and burned in the North Atlantic Ocean southeast of Nova Scotia, British North America (44°08′55″N 55°26′00″W / 44.14861°N 55.43333°W / 44.14861; -55.43333) by the screw sloop-of-war CSS Alabama ( Confederate States Navy).[16][17][18]

12 October[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 12 October 1862
Ship Country Description
Foreman  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore at Newburgh, Fife. Her crew were rescued.[25]
Hamburg  United Kingdom The paddle steamer was driven ashore at Scotstoun Head, Aberdeenshire. All on board survived. She was on a voyage from Kirkwall, Orkney Islands to Aberdeen. She broke in two on 15 October.[62][63]
Hannah  Confederate States Army American Civil War, Union blockade: The armed schooner ran aground 7 miles (11 km) north of Corpus Christi, Texas. Her crew burned her soon thereafter when a boat party from a United States Navy warship that anchored 400 yards (370 meters) away made preparations to approach and board Hannah.[64]
Myrtle  United Kingdom The ship caught fire in the English Channel and was beached at Smallmouth, Dorset. She was on a voyage from Antwerp, Belgium to Weymouth, Dorset. She was refloated the next day and towed in to Weymouth.[36]

13 October[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 13 October 1862
Ship Country Description
Ann  United Kingdom The smack was driven ashore in Carnarvon Bay. Her crew were rescued. She was on a voyage from Pwllheli, Caernarfonshire to Liverpool, Lancashire.[36]
Elzear  United Kingdom The ship ran aground on the Ooster Bank, off the coast of Zeeland, Netherlands. Her crew were rescued.[65][66]
Paul  United Kingdom The ship was sighted in the North Sea whilst on a voyage from Königsberg, Prussia to Dundee, Forfarshire. No further trace, presumed foundered with the loss of all hands.[67]
Retriever  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore and wrecked at Lydstep Haven, Pembrokeshire. Her crew were rescued.[62]
Waldensian  United Kingdom The steamship was wrecked near Cape Agulhas, Cape Colony. All on board survived. She was on a voyage from Durban to Cape Town.

14 October[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 14 October 1862
Ship Country Description
Alderman Thompson  United Kingdom The ship ran aground at Cardigan.[66]
Dalemain  United Kingdom The ship was wrecked on the Arklow Bank, in the Irish Sea off the coast of County Wicklow. She was on a voyage from Liverpool, Lancashire to Guatemala.[62][15]
HMS Hero  Royal Navy The Agamemnon-class ship of the line ran aground off Sambro Island, Nova Scotia, British North America. Subsequently refloated, repaired and returned to service.[68]

15 October[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 15 October 1862
Ship Country Description
Emily C. Starr  United States The full-rigged ship departed from "Nazasck" for Shanghai, China. No further trace, presumed foundered with the loss of all hands.[69]
G. L. Brockenborough  Confederate States of America American Civil War, Union blockade: The sloop, an apparent blockade runner, was found scuttled in the Appalachicola River in Florida by the sidewheel paddle steamer USS Fort Henry ( United States Navy). She was refloated and repaired by Union forces and placed in United States Navy service as USS G. L. Brockenborough.[70]
John Fenwick  United Kingdom The steamship ran aground off Livorno, Italy. She was on a voyage from Genoa, Italy to London. She was refloated.[71][72]
Lamplighter  United States American Civil War: The 365-ton barque or brig (sources differ), bound from New York to Gibraltar with a cargo of tobacco, was captured and burned in the North Atlantic Ocean southeast of Nova Scotia. British North America (41°32′47″N 59°17′45″W / 41.54639°N 59.29583°W / 41.54639; -59.29583 (Lamplighter)) by the screw sloop-of-war CSS Alabama ( Confederate States Navy).[16][17][18]
Lilias  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore at Red Island, Newfoundland, British North America. She was on a voyage from Port Madoc, Caernarfonshire to Quebec City, Province of Canada, British North America.[73]
Lone Star  Confederate States of America American Civil War, Union blockade: The schooner was burned at Taylor's Bayou, Texas, by boat crews from the gunboat USS Rachel Seaman and the armed steamer USS Kensington (both  United States Navy).[17][74]
Margaret and Ann  United Kingdom The ship was abandoned off Strumble Head, Pembrokeshire. Her crew survived. She was on a voyage from Maryport, Cumberland to Saint-Valery-sur-Somme, Somme, France.[75]
Orion  United Kingdom The ship ran aground at Neath, Glamorgan.[15]
Pauline Cornelia  Netherlands The schooner was driven ashore on Granskär, Grand Duchy of Finland. She was on a voyage from Saint Petersburg, Russia to an English port. She was refloated on 18 October and taken in to Helsinki, Grand Duchy of Finland.[75][60]
Ramonita POL Gdańsk flag.svg Danzig The brig ran aground on Smith's Knoll, in the North Sea off the coast of Norfolk, United Kingdom. She was on a voyage from Alloa, Clackmannanshire, United Kingdom to New York, United States. She was refloated and taken in to Great Yarmouth, Norfolk in a leaky condition.[76][77]
Stonewall  Confederate States of America American Civil War, Union blockade: The schooner was burned at Taylor's Bayou by boat crews from the gunboat USS Rachel Seaman and the armed steamer USS Kensington (both  United States Navy).[17][78]
Yarmouth  United Kingdom The ship was wrecked near "Warberg", Sweden. Her crew were rescued. She was on a voyage from Sunderland, County Durham to Stettin.[62]

16 October[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 16 October 1862
Ship Country Description
Europa  United Kingdom The ship ran aground on the Gunfleet Sand, in the North Sea off the coast of Essex.[15] She was on a voyage from Archangelsk, Russia to London.[25] She was refloated on 20 October and towed in to Harwich, Essex.[79]
Favourite  United Kingdom The smack was wrecked on "North Faro Island". Her crew were rescued.[80][60]
Ida Albertina  United Kingdom The schooner ran aground on the Middelgrund, off the Danish coast. She was on a voyage from Sunderland, County Durham to the "Nieu Diep". She was refloated the next day and resumed her voyage.[25]
Lecolme  United Kingdom The yacht was driven ashore in Lough Deary. Her crew were rescued.[81]
Louise  United Kingdom The ship collided with HMS Eclipse ( Royal Navy) in the English Channel off Beachy Head, Sussex and was abandoned. Her crew were rescued by HMS Eclipse. Louise was on a voyage from Swansea, Glamorgan to Hastings, Sussex. She was taken in to Ramsgate, Kent in a derelict condition the next day.[71]
Oak  United Kingdom The brig was wrecked near Solva, Pembrokeshire. Her five crew were rescued by rocket apparatus. She was on a voyage from Troon, Ayrshire to Cardiff, Glamorgan.[82][83]
Portland  United Kingdom The schooner ran aground on the Whitby Rock. She was refloated and resumed her voyage.[37]
Retriever  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore and wrecked near "Lydsteth".[15]
Triton  United Kingdom The ship ran aground on the Hoff, in the Baltic Sea off the coast of Prussia. She was on a voyage from Memel, Prussia to London. She was refloated the next day.[25]
Unnamed United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland Isle of Man The smack was wrecked in Dundrum Bay with the loss of all eight crew.[83][84]

17 October[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 17 October 1862
Ship Country Description
Ann  United Kingdom The ship was run into by Falonica ( United Kingdom) and sank. She was on a voyage from South Shields, County Durham to Torquay, Devon.[76]
Captain Cook  United Kingdom The schooner ran aground off Lowestoft, Suffolk. She was on a voyage from South Shields to London. She was refloated.[85]
Cygnet  United Kingdom The sloop ran aground on the Woolsteners, in the English Channel and sank. Her three crew were rescued by the smack Ferret ( United Kingdom).[85][86]
Economy  United States The 197- or 200-ton sternwheel paddle steamer was lost on the Ohio River.[87]
Francis  United Kingdom The brig was abandoned in the North Sea off the coast of Suffolk and sank. Her crew survived. She was on a voyage from Newcastle upon Tyne, Northumberland to Lisbon, Portugal.[75][76]
Friendship  United Kingdom The ship ram aground off Pakefield, Suffolk. She was on a voyage from Newcastle upon Tyne to London. She was refloated and assisted in to Lowestoft.[37]
Hamburg  France The steamship collided with the barque Juanita ( France) and sank in the English Channel with the loss of 26 lives. There were at least two survivors. Hamburg was on a voyage from Havre de Grâce, Seine-Inférieure to Brest, Finistère.[88]
Jeune Albert  France The brigantine was driven ashore at Seaford, Sussex, United Kingdom. Her five crew were rescued by the Coastguard using rocket apparatus.[89] The ship's pig swam ashore. Jeune Albert was on a voyage from Requejada, Spain to Antwerp, Belgium.[90]
Jeune Oscar  France The schooner was driven ashore and wrecked at Gunwalloe, Cornwall, United Kingdom. Her crew were rescued. She was on a voyage from Bône, Algeria to Dunkerque, Nord, France.[75][76]
Lady Beatrice  United Kingdom The ship was damaged by fire at Antwerp, Belgium.[88]
Louise  United Kingdom The schooner was taken in to Ramsgate, Kent in a derelict condition, apparently having been in collision with another vessel.[76]
Lurline  United Kingdom The ship ran aground in Lough Dearg and was abandoned. Her crew were rescued.[91]
Margaret and Ann  United Kingdom The schooner was abandoned off Strumble Head, Pembrokeshire. She was on a voyage from Maryport, Cumberland to Saint-Valery-sur-Somme, Somme, France.[92][76]
Richard Reynolds  United Kingdom The barque was driven ashore at Lowestoft, Suffolk. She was on a voyage from Cronstadt, Russia to Poole, Dorset.[92][76]
Royalist  United Kingdom The schooner ran aground on the Gunfleet Sand, in the North Sea off the coast of Suffolk. She was on a voyage from Hartlepool to Gravesend, Kent. She was refloated with assistance from Queen and assisted in to Harwich, Essex.[12][37]
Salonica  United Kingdom The brig ran into Ann ( United Kingdom and sank in the North Sea off Great Yarmouth with the presumed loss of all hands. She was on a voyage from Torquay, Devon to South Shields, County Durham.[75][93][94]
Teign  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore and damaged at Newton Noyse Point. SHe was refloated and taken in to Milford Haven, Pembrokeshire.[95]
Unity  United Kingdom The brigantine ran aground on the Newcombe Sand. Her crew took to a boat; they were rescued by Oak ( United Kingdom). Unity was on a voyage from Gravesend to South Shields.[37]
Wesleyan  United Kingdom The schooner was wrecked near the mouth of the River Cuckmere. All ten people on board were rescued by the fishing smacks Harlequin and Wave (both  United Kingdom). Wesleyan was on a voyage from Portland, Dorset to London.[89][96]
Unnamed  United Kingdom The Yorkshire Billyboy foundered in the English Channel off the coast of Sussex. All ten people on board were rescued by the fishing smack Wave ( United Kingdom).[90]

18 October[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 18 October 1862
Ship Country Description
Anne E Hooper  United States
Lytham Lifeboat going to the rescue of the crew of Anne E. Hooper
The full-rigged ship was driven on to the Horse Bank, in the Irish Sea off the coast of Lancashire, United Kingdom with the loss of six of the 23 people on board. Three survivors were rescued by the Lytham Lifeboat and fourteen by the Southport Lifeboat Jessie Knowles ( United Kingdom). Anne E. Hooper was on a voyage from Baltimore, Maryland to Liverpool, Lancashire.[97][98][99][100] She broke up the next day.[84][90][101][102]
Molocka  United States The full-rigged ship ran aground in the River Mersey. She was on a voyage from New York to Liverpool. She was refloated and taken in to Liverpool.[97][103]
Sarah Bragg  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore 2 nautical miles (3.7 km) north of Whitehaven, Cumberland. Her crew were rescued.[104][85]
Sebastian Cabot  United Kingdom The ship ran aground in the Hooghly River. She was on a voyage from Calcutta, India to Colombo, Ceylon.[105] She was refloated on 21 October.[23]
Trio  United Kingdom The barque foundered in The Downs with the loss of all hands. She was on a voyage from Safi, Morocco to London.[106]
Wisconsin  United States The full-rigged ship broke from her moorings and was driven into Carrier Dove ( United Kingdom) in the River Mersey and was damaged.[97]
Unnamed  Bremen The brig was wrecked on the Horse Bank.[27]

19 October[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 19 October 1862
Ship Country Description
Active  United Kingdom The ship collided with another vessel in the North Sea off Lowestoft, Suffolk. Her crew were rescued. She was on a voyage from Goole, Yorkshire to London.[27][25]
Addison Potter  United Kingdom The steamship departed from the River Tyne for Hamburg. No further trace, presumed foundered in the North Sea with the loss of all 17 crew.[107]
Adelaide  United Kingdom American Civil War: The schooner was captured by a United States Navy cruiser near Wilmington, Delaware. She was run ashore and destroyed.[108]
Adelphi  United Kingdom The collier, a brig, departed from North Shields, Northumberland for London. No further trace, presumed foundered in the North Sea with the loss of all hands, nine or ten lives.[107]
Ænas  United Kingdom The schooner was wrecked on Flat Holm, Glamorgan with the loss of two lives.[109]
Agnes  United Kingdom The barque ran aground on the Gunfleet Sand, in the North Sea off the coast of Essex and was abandoned by her twelve crew, who were rescued by the smack Orwell ( United Kingdom). Agnes was on a voyage from South Shields, County Durham to London.[27][96]
Anne  Denmark The ship was driven ashore and wrecked at Orfordness, Suffolk, United Kingdom. She was on a voyage from Aarhus to London, United Kingdom.[27][79]
Bazelius  United Kingdom The collier, a brig departed North Shields for London. Presumed subsequently foundered in the North Sea with the loss of all hands; a name board from the ship washed up on the Dutch coast.[107]
Bolton  United Kingdom The brig ran around on Scroby Sands, Norfolk. She was on a voyage from South Shields, County Durham to London. She was refloated and assisted in to Lowestoft, Suffolk in a leaky condition.[85]
Cupid  United Kingdom The schooner collided with City of Pekin off Folkestone, Kent.[106] She was towed in to Folkestone in a derelict condition.[85]
Elizabeth  United Kingdom The ship was wrecked in the Gaspar Strait. She was on a voyage from Jeddah, Jeddah Eyalet to Calcutta, India.[110]
Ellen Horsfall  United Kingdom The ship was wrecked off the Isle of Wight.[111]
Fergus  United Kingdom The ship capsized in the North Sea. Her crew were rescued on 22 October by the brig Nuova Elisa ( United Kingdom). Fergus was on a voyage from Hamburg to Perth. She was later driven ashore and wrecked at Lemvig, Norway.[73][112][113][114]
Genius  United Kingdom The barque foundered in the North Sea off the coast of Suffolk with the loss of all but one of her crew. She was on a voyage from Middlesbrough, Yorkshire to Exmouth, Devon. The wreck came ashore at Thorpeness.[90][25][110][113]
Glenbrook  United Kingdom The brig ran aground on the Corton Sand. She was on a voyage from Sunderland, County Durham to Jamaica. She was refloated.[85][37]
Hope  United Kingdom The schooner was driven ashore in Turnberry Bay, Ayrshire. Her six crew were rescued by a lifeboat.[27][115]
Locadia  United States The ship took on board a pilot off Liverpool. No further trace, presumed foundered with the loss of all hands. She was on a voyage from Baltimore, Maryland to Liverpool.[94]
Lotus  United Kingdom The barque was driven ashore and wrecked in Chale Bay, Isle of Wight with the loss of twelve of her fourteen crew. She was on a voyage from Demerara, British Guiana to London.[111][116][117]
The Glory of Hartlepool  United Kingdom The ship foundered in the North Sea en route to Hamburg. The Master, John Loynes, wrote a message in a bottle that washed up at Nordby Strand, Denmark giving the news.[114]
Margaret Knight  United Kingdom The snow was lost wrecked on Inishmurray, County Sligo with the loss of all but one or two of her eight crew. She was on a voyage from Blyth, Northumberland to Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.[112][114][118]
Rhein  United Kingdom The collier was driven ashore on Düne, Heligoland. Her crew were rescued.[25] She was on a voyage from Hamburg to Middlesbrough, Yorkshire.[79]
Thrifty  United Kingdom The schooner was wrecked on the Longsand in the North Sea off the coast of Essex with the loss of two of the six people on board.[12][84][119] Survivors were rescued the next day by the smack Paragon ( United Kingdom).[120][101][121] Thrifty was on a voyage from Grangemouth, Stirlingshire to Rouen, Seine-Inférieure, France.[90]
Western Trader  United Kingdom The schooner was driven ashore at Peel, Isle of Man. Her crew were rescued. She had become a wreck by 21 October.[71][72]
Wild Duck  United Kingdom The crewless smack was driven onto the Sunk Sand, in the Humber. She was refloated the next day and towed in to Grimsby, Lincolnshire.[101]
Unnamed  United Kingdom The schooner was driven ashore and wrecked at Ballyandreen, County Cork. Her crew were rescued.[71]
Unnamed  France The brig was driven ashore 10 nautical miles (19 km) east of Calais. Her crew were rescued.[122]

20 October[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 20 October 1862
Ship Country Description
Ada  United Kingdom The barque was damaged in the River Tyne.[37]
Alon  United Kingdom The ship was damaged in the River Tyne.[37]
Amsterdam  Netherlands The full-rigged ship was driven from her moorings and damaged at South Shields, County Durham, United Kingdom.[37]
Angelicania,
Bellona,
Caroline Amelia,
Diligentia,
Helen,
Phœbe,
Queen, and
Sylph
 United Kingdom
 Norway
 Norway
 United Kingdom
 United Kingdom
 United Kingdom
 United Kingdom
 United Kingdom
The full-rigged ship Diligentia was driven into at least twelve other vessels, including Angelicania, the Bellona brig Caroline Amelia, Helen and Queen before crushing Sylph against the quayside at South Shields. All vessels were damaged - Helen and Queen severely, as were two Norwegian brigs, a Dutch barque, a Rostock barque and a French schooner.[93][123]
Ann and Isabella  United Kingdom The schooner was damaged at South Shields.[37]
Ann Curry,
Dorothy, and
Snowdon
 United Kingdom The barque Snowdon broke from her moorings and drove into the brig Dorothy and Ann Curry. All three vessels were damaged.[37]
Ann E. Harper  United States The ship was wrecked on the Horse Bank, in the Irish Sea off the coast of Lancashire, United Kingdom. Her crew were rescued by the Lytham and Southport Lifeboats. She was on a voyage from Baltimore, Maryland to Liverpool, Lancashire.[124][93]
Ark  United Kingdom The sloop ran aground on the Newcombe Sand, in the North Sea off the coast of Suffolk and sank.[93]
Asteria  United Kingdom The ship was damaged in the River Tyne.[37]
Augusta  United Kingdom The barque capsized and sank at Wallsend, Northumberland with the loss of four of her five crew.[125][103][25][37]
Azores  United Kingdom The ship foundered off Aberystwyth, Cardiganshire.[126]
Baron  United Kingdom The fishing smack foundered in the Dogger Bank with the loss of all hands.[127]
Bellona  Norway The brig was damaged at South Shields.[25]
British Merchant  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore at Lymington, Hampshire. She was on a voyage from Callao, Peru to Cowes, Isle of Wight. She was refloated and taken in to Cowes.[27][79][126]
British Tar  United Kingdom The ship was damaged at South Shields.[37]
Brothers  United Kingdom The ship was severely damaged at South Shields by other vessels driving into her.[25]
Cambria  United Kingdom The brig ran aground on Scroby Sands, Norfolk. Her crew were rescued by the Gorleston Lifeboat. She was on a voyage from South Shields to Cartagena, Spain. She was refloated and taken in to Great Yarmouth, Norfolk in a severely damaged condition.[103][128][90][129]
Carrier Dove, and
City of Ottawa
 United States The full-rigged ship Carrier Dove was driven into by City of Ottawa and severely damaged in the Sloyne. She was on a voyage from New York, United States to Liverpool. City of Ottawa was also severely damaged.[94][130]
Carrina  United Kingdom The ship was damaged in the River Tyne.[37]
Carstairs  United Kingdom The steamship ran aground off Osmussaar, Russia. She was on a voyage from Cronstadt, Russia to London.[124][116][100]
Cassandra  United Kingdom The ship was damaged in the River Tyne.[37]
HMS Castor  Royal Navy The training ship was damaged at North Shields, Northumberland when a Dutch barque drove into her.[128]
Chanticleer, and
Lorenzo
 United Kingdom
 United States
The full-rigged ship Lorenzo drove into the full-rigged ship Chanticleer at South Shields. Both vessels were damaged.[37]
Christiana  Norway The brig was wrecked "at Jadderen". Her crew were rescued. Shew as on a voyage from Åskard to Montrose, Forfarshire, United Kingdom.[131]
Cœur de Lion  United Kingdom The ship was run into in the River Tyne by a brig and another vessel and was damaged.[37]
Conquest  United Kingdom The ship was damaged in the River Tyne.[37]
Constantine  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore near Blackpool, Lancashire. She was on a voyage from New York to Liverpool. She was refloated on 25 October and towed in to Liverpool.[110]
Cresswell  United Kingdom The ship was damaged in the River Tyne.[37]
Cuba  Netherlands The ship was driven ashore at Cap Gris-Nez, Pas-de-Calais, France. She was on a voyage from Surinam to Amsterdam, North Holland. She was a total loss.[120]
Cubitt  United Kingdom The ship was run down and sunk in the English Channel between Dover and Folkestone, Kent by City of Peking ( United Kingdom). Her crew were rescued. Cubitt was on a voyage from Dover to Portsmouth, Hampshire.[124]
Cumbria  United Kingdom The ship was wrecked on the Barber Sand, in the North Sea off the coast of Norfolk. Her crew were rescued by the Gorleston Lifeboat.[93]
Duncan Dunbar  United Kingdom The schooner was driven ashore at Bawdsey, Suffolk. She was on a voyage from Scarborough, Yorkshire to London. She was refloated the next day and assisted in to Harwich, Essex.[25][37]
Edina  United Kingdom The ship was damaged at South Shields.[37]
Electricity  United Kingdom The fishing smack ran aground off Lindisfarne, Northumberland. She was refloated.[37]
Elizabeth and Cecilia United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland Guernsey The ship was damaged in the River Tyne.[37]
Experiment  United Kingdom The schooner was abandoned in the North Sea off the coast of Essex. Her crew were rescued by two smacks. She was on a voyage from Newcastle upon Tyne, Northumberland to Teignmouth, Devon.[109][132]
Fideli Flag unknown The ship was damaged at South Shields.[37]
Franciska Maria Austria-Hungary-flag-1869-1914-naval-1786-1869-merchant.svg Austrian Empire The barque capsized in the North Sea off the Farne Islands, Northumberland. She was on a voyage from Leith, Lothian, United Kingdom to South Shields. She was later righted and towed in to South Shields by a steamship[93][133][134][113]
Free Briton  United Kingdom The brig foundered in the North Sea off Cromer, Norfolk. Her crew were rescued by the fishing boat La Volonté de Dieu ( France).[27][79][135]
Germania  Kingdom of Hanover The schooner was damaged at South Shields.[37]
George  United Kingdom The ship ran aground off Mablethorpe, Lincolnshire. She was on a voyage from Boulogne, Pas-de-Calais, France to Sunderland, County Durham. She was refloated and assisted in to Grimsby, Lincolnshire in a leaky condition.[95]
Goliah  United Kingdom The ship was damaged at South Shields.[37]
Good Intent  United Kingdom The colliar, a brig or brigantine, was driven ashore and wrecked at Aldeburgh, Suffolk with the loss of three of her seven crew. Survivors were rescued by the Coastguard using rocket apparatus. She was on a voyage from South Shields, County Durham to Teignmouth, Devon.[124][93][128]
Gustav  France The ship was severely damaged at South Shields.[37]
Gustav Adolph Flag unknown The ship was damaged at South Shields.[37]
Hannah Booth  United Kingdom The schooner was driven ashore at Caister-on-Sea, Norfolk. Her crew were rescued by the Caister Lifeboat.[93] She was later refloated and taken in to Great Yarmouth.[27][136]
Harry King  United Kingdom The brigantine was driven ashore and wrecked at Southwold, Suffolk. She was on a voyage from Newcastle upon Tyne to Dunkerque, Nord, France.[25]
Hawthorne  United Kingdom The ship was damaged in the River Tyne.[37]
Hebe  United Kingdom The ship was damaged in the River Tyne.[37]
Helen Horsfall  United Kingdom The ship was wrecked in Chale Bay, Isle of Wight. All on board were rescued by kite apparatus. She was on a voyage from Queenstown, County Cork to Alexandria, Egypt.[137]
Hennette Kirstine  Sweden The ship was driven ashore and wrecked on Skagen, Denmark. She was on a voyage from Ängelholm to London.[27]
Henry  France The schooner was damaged at North Shields.[37]
Harry Everest  United Kingdom The sailing barge was driven ashore at Thorpeness, Suffolk. Her four crew were rescued by the Ipswich Lifeboat. She was on a voyage from Middlesbrough, Yorkshire to Rochester, Kent.[124][85][138][136]
Herald  United Kingdom The ship ran aground off Osmussaar. She was on a voyage from Cronstadt to London.[124] She subsequently became a wreck.[73]
Hercules  United Kingdom The ship was driven from her moorings in the River Tyne and ran aground. She sank two Tyne Keels.[139]
Hippocampi  United Kingdom The brig was driven onto the Girdler Sand, in the North Sea off the coast of Kent.[106] She was on a voyage from Algiers, Algeria to London.[100] She was later refloated and taken in to Margate, Kent in a derelict condition.[25]
Hornby  United Kingdom The barque foundered in the Atlantic Ocean. All on board were rescued by the brig Marie ( France). Hornby was on a voyage from Montreal, Province of Canada to Whitehaven, Cumberland and/or London.[140][25][141]
Hugh, and
London
 United Kingdom The collier, brig Hugh collided with the schooner London off the coast of Suffolk. Two of London's four crew got on board Hugh. She was then driven ashore and wrecked at Sizewell with the loss of four lives (three crew and the captain of London). Survivors were rescued by a French vessel. London was on a voyage from South Shields to London. She was also driven ashore at Sizewell, where her remaining crew were rescued. She was on a voyage from Middlesbrough to Rochester[124][137][142][90]
Humility  United Kingdom The brig was damaged at South Shields.[25]
Integrity  United Kingdom The ship struck the Barber Sand, in the North Sea off the coast of Norfolk and sank. Her crew were rescued. She was on a voyage from Hartlepool, County Durham to Portsmouth.[103][85]
Ivo  United Kingdom The ship was damaged in the River Tyne.[37]
Jeanette  Netherlands The schooner was damaged at South Shields.[37]
Jessie  United Kingdom The ship foundered in the North Sea 120 nautical miles (220 km) east south east of Peterhead, Aberdeenshire. Her crew were rescued by a Dutch fishing smack. She was on a voyage from Sunderland to Aberdeen.[1]
Johanus Martinus  Netherlands The ship was damaged in the River Tyne.[37]
John  United Kingdom The ship ran aground on Scroby Sands. Her crew were rescued. She was refloated and taken in to Great Yarmouth in a leaky condition.[103][85]
Joseph  France The lugger was driven ashore between Breaksea Point and Sully Island, Glamorgan, United Kingdom.[25]
Juliet  United Kingdom The schooner was wrecked on the Gunfleet Sand, in the North Sea off the coast of Essex.[143][116][37]
Lady Dundas  United Kingdom The brig was driven ashore at Felixtowe, Suffolk. She was on a voyage from Hartlepool to London. She was refloated the next day and beached at Woodbridge, Suffolk,[25][79] where she ran aground. She was again refloated.[72]
Laura  United Kingdom The ship was damaged in the River Tyne.[37]
Leocadia  United Kingdom The ship foundered off Holyhead, Anglesey with the loss of all on board. She was on a voyage from Baltimore to Liverpool.[93]
Little Nell  United Kingdom The ship was damaged at South Shields.[37]
Luna  United Kingdom The sloop sank in the Humber. Both crew were rescued.[137]
Macedonia  United Kingdom The brig was driven from her moorings and damaged at South Shields.[37]
Marie  France The brig ran aground off Vlissingen, Zeeland, Netherlands. She was on a voyage from Antwerp, Belgium to Newcastle upon Tyne.[37]
Margaret  United Kingdom The ship was damaged in the River Tyne.[37]
Marsden  United Kingdom The ship was driven into by Astrea ( United Kingdom) and Elizabeth and Cicely (United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland Guernsey) in the River Tyne and other vessels . She was driven ashore and severely damaged.[37][60]
Mary  United Kingdom The brig drove against the quayside and sank at South Shields.[93]
Mary Ann  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore and damaged at Bridlington, Yorkshire.[25]
Mary Grace  United Kingdom The ship was severely damaged in the River Tyne when the barque Union ( United Kingdom drove into her.[72]
Mary Sharp  United Kingdom The ship was wrecked on the Kentish Knock. Her crew were rescued by Imperatrice ( France).[109]
Mathilde  United Kingdom The ship was damaged in the River Tyne.[37]
May  United Kingdom The ship sank in the River Tyne.[37]
Messenger  United Kingdom The tug was damaged in the River Tyne.[37]
Minho  United Kingdom American Civil War, Union blockade: Pursued by the gunboat USS Flambeau ( United States Navy) while attempting to run the Union blockade with a cargo of rifle muskets and swords, the 400-Gross register ton screw steamer struck a sunken vessel and was wrecked on Drunken Dick Shoal outside Charleston Harbor in Charleston, South Carolina, Confederate States of America.[17][144]
Nelson  United Kingdom The brig was driven into the lock gates and damaged at North Shields.[37]
Northumberland  United Kingdom The barque was driven ashore in the River Lune.[116] She was on a voyage from a port in British North America to Glasson Dock, Lancashire.[25] She was refloated on 22 October and towed in to Glasson Dock.[79]
Nymph  France The schooner was driven ashore between Breaksea Point and Sully Island. Her crew were rescued. She was on a voyage from Cardiff, Glamorgan to Nantes, Loire-Inférieure.[25]
Othello  United Kingdom The ship was damaged in the River Tyne.[37]
Panope  United Kingdom The brig was damaged at North Shields.[37]
Penningham  United Kingdom The barque was abandoned on the Kentish Knock. All on board were rescued by the steamship Feyenoord ( Netherlands). Penningham was on a voyage from Jamaica to London.[83][90] She was discovered derelict 15 nautical miles (28 km) off North Foreland, Kent by Ocean ( United Kingdom), which put a skeleton crew aboard, as did a steamship. She subsequently foundered 1.5 nautical miles (2.8 km) off the Galloper Lightship (Trinity House Ensign (pre-1937).svg Trinity House).[27]
Perlew  Norway The brig was damaged at South Shields.[25]
Pilot  United Kingdom The tug was damaged in the River Tyne.[37]
Port Glasgow  United Kingdom The schooner ran aground on the Sizewell Bank, in the North Sea off the coast of Suffolk and was wrecked. Her crew were rescued by rocket apparatus. She was on a voyage from Warkworth, Northumberland to Boulogne, Pas-de-Calais, France.[124][93][128]
Premier  United Kingdom The brig was abandoned in the Atlantic Ocean. Her crew were rescued by Ganges ( United Kingdom). Premier was on a voyage from New York to Tralee, County Kerry.[145][146]
Pujeno  Kingdom of Hanover The steamship was driven ashore near Stettin. She was on a voyage from Newcastle upon Tyne to Stralsund. She was refloated and towed in to Helsingør, Denmark in a leaky condition.[147][148]
Quiasa Rosa  Italy The ship was driven ashore and wrecked at Formby, Lancashire with the loss of all hands.[93][27][130][120] She was on a voyage from Ardrossan, Ayrshire, United Kingdom to Genoa.[91]
Queen  United Kingdom The brig was severely damaged at South Shields.[25]
Robert and Anne  United Kingdom The tug sank in the River Tyne.[37]
Robert and Mary  United Kingdom The steamship sank in the River Tyne.[93]
HMS Sandfly  United Kingdom The Albacore-class gunboat was severely damaged at North Shields when a Dutch barque drove into her.[128]
Sceptre  United Kingdom The ship was damaged at South Shields.[37]
Sea Nymph  United Kingdom The ship ran aground on Scroby Sands and sank.[116] Her crew were rescued by Orion ( United Kingdom.[85][147]
Sir Allen McNab  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore and wrecked on the French coast. Her crew were rescued by the steamship Emerald ( Belgium). Sir Allen Mcnab was on a voyage from Quebec City, Province of Canada, British North America to London.[93][147]
Sir Henry Parnell  United Kingdom The brig was driven ashore at South Shields.[93]
Sisters  United Kingdom The ship was severely damaged in the Pool of London when tow other vessels broke their moorings and ran into her.[123]
Spring  United Kingdom The ship was damaged at South Shields.[37]
Sumner  United Kingdom The barque was driven from her moorings and damaged at South Shields.[37]
Thetis  United Kingdom The ship capsized in the North Sea with the loss of seven of her eleven crew. She was on a voyage from Sundsvall, Norway to Exmouth, Devon.[149][1]
Triton  United Kingdom The ship was severely damaged at South Shields.[25]
Tramp  United Kingdom The tug sank in the River Tyne.[37]
Two Brothers  United Kingdom The sloop foundered in the North Sea 8 nautical miles (15 km) north of the Dudgeon Lightship (Trinity House Ensign (pre-1937).svg Trinity House). A crew member was rescued by a foreign schooner. Three people were rescued by the schooner Susannah ( United Kingdom).[93] She was on a voyage from Newcastle upon Tyne to London.[114]
Urania  United Kingdom The schooner probably foundered in the North Sea with the loss of all four crew. A message in a bottle washed up on the Norwegian coast on 30 December. The message stated that it was feared she would sink. She was on a voyage from Sunderland to Dundee.[150]
Useful  United Kingdom The brig capsized and sank at South Shields.[93][25]
Violet  United Kingdom The smack ran aground on the Pan Sand, off the north Kent coast. She was subsequently taken in to Margate in a derelict condition by the Margate Lifeboat.[25]
Volusia  United Kingdom The ship was wrecked at Flamborough Head, Yorkshire. Her crew were rescued. She was on a voyage from South Shields to Great Yarmouth.[124]
Water Kelpie  United Kingdom The ship was damaged in the River Tyne.[37]
Waterlily  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore and wrecked at Rattray Head, Aberdeenshire. Her crew were rescued. She was on a voyage from New York to Leith.[27]
William and Ann  United Kingdom The steamship sank at South Shields.[128]
William Bradley  United Kingdom The brig was damaged in the River Tyne.[37]
William Tell Flagge Großherzogtümer Mecklenburg.svg Grand Duchy of Mecklenburg-Schwerin The brig was damaged at South Shields.[25]
Willie Radley  United Kingdom The ship was damaged in the River Tyne.[37]
Woden  Norway The ship was damaged in the River Tyne.[37]
Unnamed  United Kingdom The Whitehill Point ferryboat was severely damaged at South Shields by other vessels driving into her.[37]
Unnamed  United Kingdom The fireboat was run into by the full-rigged ship Lorenzo ( United States and sank at South Shields.[37]
Unnamed  United Kingdom The ship was abandoned off the north Kent coast. All 30 people on board were rescued by the steamship Emerald ( Belgium). The ship was on a voyage from Quebec City to London. She subsequently came ashore at the North Foreland.[151]
Unnamed  United Kingdom The shrimp boat struck the wreck of Integrity ( United Kingdom) and foundered. Her three crew got aboard the wreck. They were rescued by a Caister yawl.[152]

21 October[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 21 October 1862
Ship Country Description
Alma  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore and wrecked on "Werlinskar", Norway. Her crew were rescued. She was on a voyage from London to Helsingør, Denmark.[149]
Amity  United Kingdom The collier, a brig, foundered off the mouth of the Humber. Her crew were rescued by the smack Tartar ( United Kingdom). Amity was on a voyage from Whitby, Yorkshire to Rochester, Kent.[27][153][120]
Ann  United Kingdom The lugger sank in the North Sea off the coast of Suffolk. Eleven of her crew were rescued by Etoile ( France).[27][79]
Ann Augusta  United Kingdom The ship ran aground in the Belfast Lough. She was on a voyage from Belfast, County Antrim to New York, United States. She was refloated and resumed her voyage.[71]
Bencoolen  United Kingdom The East Indiaman was wrecked at Bude, Cornwall with the loss of 27 of her 33 crew. She was on a voyage from Liverpool, Lancashire to Bombay, India.[120][154]
Deux Joachime  France The ship was wrecked at the mouth of the Adour. Her crew were rescued.[71] She was on a voyage from Vannes, Morbihan to Bayonne, Basses-Pyrénées.[72]
Elizabeth  United Kingdom The barque ran aground on the Kentish Knock. Her crew got aboard the Knock Lightship (Trinity House Ensign (pre-1937).svg Trinity House). Elizabeth was on a voyage from Hartlepool, County Durham to Shoreham-by-Sea, Sussex. She was towed in to Great Yarmouth, Norfolk on 23 October.[27][81]
Experient  United Kingdom The ship sprang a leak and foundered off the coast of West Flanders, Belgium. Her crew were rescued.[71]
Feika Johanna  Netherlands The koff was driven ashore and wrecked on Normandshage. Her crew were rescued. She was on a voyage from Newcastle upon Tyne, Northumberland, United Kingdom to Kappeln, Duchy of Holstein.[109][132]
Harmonie  Kingdom of Hanover The ship was driven ashore and wrecked at Rantrum, Duchy of Schleswig. Her crew were rescued. She was on a voyage from the Humber to Glückstadt, Duchy of Schleswig.[149][148]
Industry  United Kingdom The brigantine was driven ashore and wrecked at "Ballycroness", County Cork. Five crew were rescued. She was on a voyage from Runcorn, Cheshire to Queenstown, County Cork.[27][140][84]
Lark  United Kingdom The ship foundered in the Baltic Sea off Osmussaar, Russia. She was on a voyage from Saint Petersburg, Russia to London.[71]
Laura  Denmark The schooner collided with a Prussian brig and foundered off Jumfruland, Norway. Her crew were rescued. She was on a voyage from Rostock to London.[73][110]
Maria  Netherlands The ship was driven ashore near "Velzen". Her crew were rescued. She was on a voyage from Groningen to Port Talbot, Glamorgan, United Kingdom.[109][132] She subsequently broke up.[73]
Ocean  Norway The brig was driven ashore and wrecked at Thisted, Denmark. Her crew were rescued. She was on a voyage from Newcastle upon Tyne, Northumberland, United Kingdom to Christiania.[27][79]
Pilot  Confederate States of America American Civil War, Union blockade: The schooner was captured and burned off the coast of Florida by the sidewheel gunboat USS E. B. Hale ( United States Navy).[155]
Providence  United Kingdom The sloop was driven ashore at Équihen, Pas-de-Calais, France. Her crew were rescued. She was on a voyage from London to Rouen, Seine-Inférieure, France.[27]
Rena  Hamburg The ship was driven ashore near Hunseby, Denmark. She was on a voyage from Glückstadt, Duchy of Holstein to Hartlepool.[156]
Sovereign  United Kingdom The brig foundered in the North Sea 50 nautical miles (93 km) off the mouth of the Humber. Her eight crew were rescued by the fishing smack Intrepid ( United Kingdom).[157][158]
William and Jane  United Kingdom The collier, a brig, foundered in the North Sea 20 nautical miles (37 km) east of the Dudgeon Lightship (Trinity House Ensign (pre-1937).svg Trinity House). Her crew were rescued by the barque Emily ( United Kingdom). William and Jane was on a voyage from Sunderland, County Durham to the Nieuw Diep.[73][159][147]
Young  United Kingdom The brig foundered off Great Yarmouth, Norfolk. Her crew were rescued. She was on a voyage from South Shields, County Durham to Lowestoft, Suffolk.[73][110]
Unnamed Flag unknown The schooner foundered in the North Sea. Her six crew were rescued by a boat from the fishing smack Alarm or Lady ( United Kingdom) but the boat was swamped with the loss of all on board, including two crew from Alarm.[157][127]

22 October[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 22 October 1862
Ship Country Description
Adelaide  Confederate States of America American Civil War, Union blockade: Bound from Wilmington, North Carolina, for Halifax, Nova Scotia, British North America with a cargo of turpentine, cotton, and tobacco, the schooner was forced aground on the coast of North Carolina by the gunboat USS Ellis ( United States Navy). Her crew set her on fire and abandoned her, but crewmen from Ellis boarded her and extinguished the fire. Ellis took the captured schooner under tow, but Adelaide kept running aground, and Ellis finally destroyed her about one mile (1.6 km) north of New Topsail Inlet, North Carolina.[17][160]
Adolph  Prussia The ship was driven ashore at Espoo, Grand Duchy of Finland. She was on a voyage from Königsberg to London, United Kingdom.[27][79] She had been destroyed in a storm by 18 November.[161]
Bencoolen  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore and wrecked at Bude, Cornwall with the loss of all but six of her crew. She was on a voyage from Liverpool, Lancashire to Bombay, India.[27][71]
C. S. M.  United Kingdom The brig ran aground on the Gunfleet Sand, in the North Sea, off the coast of Essex. Her crew were rescued. She was on a voyage from Newcastle upon Tyne, Northumberland to London. She floated off but consequently foundered on the West Rocks. On 24 October, the wreck capsized, drowning ten of the thirteen men on board who were stripping the wreck. They formed part of the crews of the smacks Cyrene, Lord Howe, Koh-i-Noor and Ranger (all  United Kingdom).[12][71][162][119]
Faithful  United Kingdom The ship foundered in the North Sea off Aldeburgh, Suffolk. Her crew were rescued. She was on a voyage from Goole, Yorkshire to Maldon, Essex.[27]
George IV  United Kingdom The brig was abandoned in the North Sea 120 nautical miles (220 km) south west of Lindesnes, Norway. Her crew were rescued by Anna Maria Thomas ( United Kingdom). George IV was on a voyage from Rochester, Kent to West Hartlepool, County Durham.[157] She was subsequently taken in to the Landerfjord in a derelict condition.[112]
Grace  United Kingdom The ketch was driven ashore in the Cattewater. Her crew were rescued.[137]
Hercules  United Kingdom The steamship foundered in the Silver Pits. Her 23 crew were rescued by a Danish yacht. Hercules was on a voyage from Dantzic to London.[149][163][114][118]
Iteyn  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore at Milford Haven, Pembrokeshire and was scuttled.[81]
Jessie  United Kingdom The schooner ran aground at Swinemünde, Prussia.[79]
Laconic  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore at Black Pill, Glamorgan.[27] She was refloated on 23 October and taken in to a port.[126]
Marian  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore and wrecked at Berck, Pas-de-Calais, France. She was on a voyage from Newcastle upon Tyne to Bridgwater, Somerset.[27][81]
Meika  Italy The brig was driven ashore at Waterloo, Lancashire. She was on a voyage from Livorno to Liverpool.[27][71][120] Although condemned, she was refloated on 22 December and towed in to Liverpool.[164]
Olive  United Kingdom The snow foundered off Great Yarmouth, Norfolk. Her eight crew were rescued by the fishing boat Renaissance ( France). Olive was on a voyage from Newcastle upon Tyne, Northumberland to London.[73][127][165]
Pandora  United Kingdom The brig foundered off Calais, France. Her crew survived. She was on a voyage from Middlesbrough, Yorkshire to Boulogne, Pas-de-Calais, France.[81]
Place  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore at Queen Anne's Battery, Plymouth, Devon and sank. She was refloated and taken in to Sutton Pool.[71]
Queen  United Kingdom The ship foundered in the North Sea 25 nautical miles (46 km) off the Dutch coast. She was on a voyage from Sunderland, County Durham to Portsmouth, Hampshire.[109]
Robert and Margaret  United Kingdom The collier, a brig, foundered off the mouth of the River Humber with the loss of six of her nine crew. Survivors were rescued by the smack Tartar ( United Kingdom).[27][142]
HMS Vigilant  Royal Navy The Vigilant-class gunvessel ran aground on the Gunfleet Sand. She was on a voyage from Scotland to Sheerness, Kent. She was refloated and resumed her voyage.[166]
Windsor  United Kingdom The ship was abandoned off Cape Horn, Chile. She was on a voyage from Cardiff, Glamorgan to Panama City, Granadine Confederation.[167]

23 October[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 23 October 1862
Ship Country Description
Atlantic  United Kingdom The barque was wrecked at Thisted, Denmark. Her crew were rescued. She was on a voyage from Honfleur, Manche, France to Sunderland, County Durham.[109][147]
Black Eagle United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland British North America The barque foundered off the Calf of Man, Isle of Man with the loss of two of her crew. Survivors were rescued by the schooner James Gardner ( United Kingdom). Black Eagle was on a voyage from New York to Glasgow, Renfrewshire.[109][168][169]
Copia  United Kingdom The barque was driven ashore at Troon, Ayrshire. She was on a voyage from Greenock, Renfrewshire to Demerara, British Guiana. She was refloated and taken in to Troon.[154]
Coquet  United Kingdom The brig foundered in the North Sea between the Gelbsand and the Vogelsand. Her crew were rescued. She was on a voyage from Sunderland to Hamburg.[60]
Drake  United Kingdom The ship was abandoned in the North Sea off the coast of Yorkshire. Her crew were rescued by a fishing smack. She was on a voyage from Seaham, County Durham to Great Yarmouth or vice versa.[73][147]
Elizabeth  United Kingdom The schooner ran aground in the Agger Canal. Her crew were rescued. She was on a voyage from Arbroath, Forfarshire to Sunderland, County Durham.[60] She was refloated on 21 January 1863 and taken in to Thisted, Denmark.[170]
Else  Denmark The brigantine was wrecked on Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands. Her crew survived. She was on a voyage from Liverpool, Lancashire, United Kingdom to Matamoros, Mexico.[171]
Eva  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore and wrecked on Saaremaa, Russia. Her crew were rescued. She was on a voyage from London to Riga, Russia.[71]
Fredericke  Sweden The ship ran aground and sank on "Maederaebod". She was on a voyage from Sunderland to Malmö.[114]
Henriette  Kingdom of Hanover The brig was driven ashore near Hunseby, Denmark.[147] She was on a voyage from Hamburg to Stockton-on-Tees, County Durham, United Kingdom.[81]
Industry  United Kingdom The barque was damaged by fire at London.[71][72]
James Gardner  United Kingdom The schooner was driven ashore at Douglas, Isle of Man. She was on a voyage from Liverpool to Aarhus, Denmark. She was refloated.[109][169]
Johanna POL Gdańsk flag.svg Dantzic The ship was driven ashore near Gothenburg, Sweden. She was on a voyage from London to Dantzic. She was refloated.[156]
Lafayette  United States American Civil War, CSS Alabama's New England Expeditionary Raid: The 945-ton barque, carrying a cargo of corn, lard, pipe staves, and wheat from New York to Belfast, County Antrim, United Kingdom, was captured and burned in the North Atlantic Ocean south of Halifax, Nova Scotia, British North America, at 39°34′50″N 63°26′00″W / 39.58056°N 63.43333°W / 39.58056; -63.43333 (Lafayette) by the screw sloop-of-war CSS Alabama ( Confederate States Navy).[16][17][18]
Mary  United Kingdom The schooner was driven ashore at Peterhead, Aberdeenshire. She was on a voyage from Aberdeen to Fraserburgh, Aberdeenshire. She was refloated.[81]
Mary O'Brien  United Kingdom The ship ran aground on Pluckington Bank, in Liverpool Bay. She was on a voyage from Bassein, India to Liverpool. Mary O'Brien was refloated and taken in to the River Mersey in a sinking condition. She was taken in to Liverpool on 24 October.[71][91]
Matthew  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore and wrecked near "Tolstrup", Denmark. Her crew were rescued. She was on a voyage from Sunderland, County Durham to Shoreham-by-Sea, Sussex.[91]
Penton  United Kingdom The brig foundered off the Dutch coast with the loss of all hands.[157]
Petrel  United Kingdom The schooner ran aground on the Gunfleet Sand, in the North Sea off the coast of Essex. She was refloated and assisted in to Harwich, Essex in a severely leaky condition.[81]
Pioneer  United Kingdom The barque was driven ashore at Natal.[172]
Princess Marie  United Kingdom The schooner capsized and was wrecked at Fleetwood, Lancashire. Her crew survived. She was on a voyage from Dundalk, County Louth to Preston, Lancashire.[102][81] She was refloated on 23 November with the assistance of three Mersey Flats and taken in to Fleetwood.[161]
Queen  United Kingdom The collier, a brig foundered in the North Sea. Her crew survived. She was on a voyage from Sunderland, County Durham to Portsmouth, Hampshire.[159][147]
Refuge  United Kingdom The brig ran aground off Lowestoft, Suffolk.[81]
Royal Saxon  United Kingdom The ship was wrecked on the coast of Newfoundland, British North America. Her crew were rescued. She was on a voyage from Montreal, Province of Canada, British North America to an English port.[28]
Sisters  United Kingdom The brig was driven ashore near Glückstadt, Duchy of Schleswig.[110]
Tordenskjold  Norway The brig was driven ashore and wrecked near Farsund. Her crew were rescued. She was on a voyage from Lemvig to Newcastle upon Tyne, Northumberland, United Kingdom.[81]

24 October[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 24 October 1862
Ship Country Description
Acme  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore at Waterloo, Lancashire. She was on a voyage from Quebec City, Province of Canada, British North America to Liverpool, Lancashire.[91] She was refloated and put back to Liverpool.[173]
Edwin and Lizzie  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore and wrecked at Cape Tormentine, New Brunswick, British North America. She was on a voyage from Richibucto, New Brunswick to Liverpool.[174]
Enigheden  Norway The ship was driven ashore at Farsund.[81]
Fremont  United Kingdom The ship was wrecked on the Kalkgrund, in the Baltic Sea. Her crew were rescued. She was on a voyage from Narva, Russia to West Hartlepool, County Durham.[149]
Hero  United States The full-rigged ship ran aground at Ekenäs, Grand Duchy of Finland.[81]
Hindoo  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore and caught fire at Waterloo with the loss of five of her crew and two seriously injured. She was on a voyage from Montreal, Province of Canada to Liverpool. She was a total loss.[91][109]
Peter Senn  United Kingdom The brig was abandoned in the North Sea 40 nautical miles (74 km) off Flamborough Head, Yorkshire. Her crew were rescued by the smack Godbold ( United Kingdom). She was discovered by the smack Besdale and towed in to Hull, Yorkshire.[147][95]
Pinus  Norway The ship was driven ashore at Kristiansand. She was on a voyage from Risør to Hull.[81]
Sedgefield  United Kingdom The brig foundered in the North Sea. Her crew were rescued by Emmanuel ( United Kingdom). Sedgefield was on a voyage from Sunderland, County Durham to Hamburg.[73][110]
Susan G. Owens  United Kingdom The ship ran aground on the Krantsand. She later floated off and ran aground on the Medemsand.[156] She was refloated with assistance from the steamship Assensadean ( Hamburg) and towed in to Glückstadt.[148]
Tremont  United Kingdom The ship ran aground on the Kalkgrund, in the Baltic Sea and was wrecked. Her crew were rescued. She was on a voyage from "Nuova" to West Hartlepool, County Durham.[148]

25 October[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 25 October 1862
Ship Country Description
Augusta  Spain The brigantine was driven ashore and wrecked at Vera Cruz, Mexico.[175][176]
Branch  United Kingdom The schooner struck rocks off Bognor, Sussex, capsized and was wrecked. Her crew survived.[147] She was on a voyage from Sunderland, County Durham to Southampton, Hampshire.[114]
Chaptal  French Navy The corvette was driven ashore and wrecked at Vera Cruz.[177]
Concepcion  Mexico The pilot boat was driven ashore and wrecked at Vera Cruz.[176]
Conqueror  United Kingdom The brig was driven ashore and wrecked at Vera Cruz.[175]
HMS Conqueror  Royal Navy The Caledonia-class ship of the line was driven ashore at "Sacraficios", Mexico.[176]
Dapeen  United Kingdom The ship ran aground off Cardiff, Glamorgan. She was on a voyage from Bristol, Gloucestershire to Jersey, Channel Islands. She was refloated with the assistance of three tugs and towed in to Bristol in a leaky condition.[110]
Diddlesfold  United Kingdom The ship was abandoned in the North Sea 25 nautical miles (46 km) east north east of the mouth of the Humber. Her crew were rescued by Valiant ( United Kingdom).[73]
Echo  United States The barque was driven ashore and wrecked at Vera Cruz.[176]
Empressario  Mexico The pilot boat was driven ashore and wrecked at Vera Cruz.[176]
Felicie  France The barque was driven ashore and wrecked at Vera Cruz.[175]
Flash  United States The barque was driven ashore and wrecked at Vera Cruz.[175]
Gepkina Merchant Ensign of Holstein-Gottorp (Lions sinister).svg Duchy of Holstein The ship was driven ashore and wrecked at Lemvig. Her crew were rescued. She was on a voyage from Neustadt in Holstein to Macduff, Aberdeenshire, United Kingdom.[73][110]
Hanseatic  Spain The ship was driven ashore and wrecked at Vera Cruz.[175]
Hoffnung  United States The brig was towed in to Tønning, Duchy of Holstein in a waterlogged condition. She was on a voyage from Hartlepool, County Durham to Varel, Kingdom of Hanover. She was declared a total loss.[60]
Hylton  United Kingdom The brig was abandoned in the North Sea with the loss of three of her nine crew. Survivors were rescued by the steamship Tiger ( United Kingdom).[109][159]
Mary Emma  United States The steam pilot boat was driven ashore and wrecked at Vera Cruz.[175][176]
Mary Waugh  United Kingdom The brig was driven ashore and wrecked at Vera Cruz.[175]
Mathilde  France The barque was driven ashore and wrecked at Vera Cruz.[175]
Nautille  France The barque was driven ashore and wrecked at "Sacraficio".[176]
Olive  United Kingdom The barque foundered in the North Sea. Her crew were rescued by Germania ( United Kingdom). Olive was on a voyage from London to Sunderland.[73][110]
Oregon  United Kingdom The schooner was run into by Myrtle ( United Kingdom) and foundered off Harwich, Essex. Her crew were rescued by Myrtle. Oregon was on a voyage from Sunderland to London.[73][110]
Richard  Norway The ship was lost off Ny-Hellesund with the loss of eight of her thirteen crew.[178]
Sheridan  United States The steamship was driven ashore and wrecked at Vera Cruz.[175]
Spee  Kingdom of Hanover The schooner was abandoned in the North Sea. Her crew were rescued by the pilot boat No. 4 ( Netherlands). Spee was on a voyage from Hartlepool to Boulogne, France,[110] or from Newcastle upon Tyne, Northumberland, United Kingdom to Malmö, Sweden.[179]
St. Louis  France The barque foundered in the Atlantic Ocean. There were two survivors of the 29 people on board. She was on a voyage from Beyrout, Ottoman Syria to Falmouth, Cornwall, Plymouth, Devon, or Queenstown, County Cork, United Kingdom.[180][181][156]
Vivid  United Kingdom The brig was driven ashore and wrecked at Vera Cruz.[175]

26 October[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 26 October 1862
Ship Country Description
Ann Stainton  United Kingdom The ship was damaged by fire at Bornholm, Denmark. She was on a voyage from "Wyburg" to Hartlepool, County Durham.[6]
Calisto  Bremen The brig foundered off Norderney, Kingdom of Hanover. Her crew survived.[60]
Crenshaw  United States American Civil War, CSS Alabama's New England Expeditionary Raid: The 279-ton schooner, carrying a cargo of grain from New York to Glasgow, Renfrewshire, United Kingdom, was captured and burned in the North Atlantic Ocean (40°11′28″N 64°32′15″W / 40.19111°N 64.53750°W / 40.19111; -64.53750) by the screw sloop-of-war CSS Alabama ( Confederate States Navy).[17][16][182]
Dolphin  United Kingdom The ship ran aground off Skagen, Denmark. Her crew were rescued. She was on a voyage from Sunderland, County Durham to Nibe, Denmark.[156][114]
Elizabeth Jane  United Kingdom The brig capsized in the North Sea off Terschelling, Friesland, Netherlands. Five of her eight crew were rescued by the smack Patience ( United Kingdom). Elizabeth Jane was on a voyage from London to Memel, Prussia.[73] Elizabeth Jane was discovered by the fishing smack Miranda and Fanny ( United Kingdom) and towed in to Hull, Yorkshire.[112]
Emeline  United Kingdom The brig was abandoned in the North Sea 11 nautical miles (20 km) off Heligoland. Her crew were rescued. She was on a voyage from London to South Shields, County Durham.[60]
Fadrenes Inmoe  Norway The ship was driven ashore at Kristiansand. She was on a voyage from Sandefjord to Leith, Lothian, United Kingdom.[110]
Mariner  United Kingdom The schooner was abandoned in the North Sea 25 nautical miles (46 km) off Sylt, Duchy of Holstein. Her crew were rescued by Concordia ( Norway). Mariner was on a voyage from Griefswald to London.[60]
Residue  United Kingdom The schooner ran aground on the Brake Sand. She was on a voyage from Sunderland, County Durham to Portsmouth, Hampshire. She was refloated with the assistance of a lifeboat and a tug and taken in to Ramsgate, Kent.[110][147]
Wanderer  United Kingdom The ship was abandoned in the Dogger Bank. Her crew were rescued by Isis ( United Kingdom). Wanderer was on a voyage from King's Lynn, Norfolk to Hartlepool, County Durham.[114]

27 October[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 27 October 1862
Ship Country Description
Augustus McDowell  United States The 451-ton sidewheel paddle steamer burned on the Mississippi River in a large wharf fire at St. Louis, Missouri.[183]
Birgita Margrette  Denmark The schooner was lost in the Eider with the loss of two of her crew. She was on a voyage from Gothenburg, Sweden to London, United Kingdom.[156]
Ceres  United Kingdom The ship ran aground on the Salthouse Bank, in the Irish Sea off the coast of Lancashire and was damaged. She was refloated with assistance from the Lytham Lifeboat.[110]
Estrella  United States The 414-ton sidewheel paddle steamer burned on the Mississippi River in a large wharf fire at St. Louis, Missouri.[184]
Fanny  United Kingdom The brigantine foundered in the North Sea 15 nautical miles (28 km) off Texel, North Holland, Netherlands. Her crew were rescued by the smack Persian ( United Kingdom). Fanny was on a voyage from Caen, Calvados, France to South Shields, County Durham.[156][114]
H. D. Bacon  United States The 370-ton sidewheel paddle steamer burned on the Mississippi River in a large wharf fire at St. Louis, Missouri.[185]
Helene  United Kingdom The collier, a brig, was driven ashore and wrecked on Föhr, Duchy of Holstein. Her six crew were rescued.[95][114]
Norfolk  United Kingdom The steamship was driven ashore near Brielle, South Holland, Netherlands.[127] She was refloated on 29 October.[148]
Padgona  United Kingdom The ship was abandoned off Holyhead, Anglesey. Her crew were rescued by at tug. She was on a voyage from Quebec City, Province of Canada, British North America to Lancaster, Lancashire. She subsequently drove ashore and was wrecked.[7][157]
Shepherd  United Kingdom The brig ran aground on the Longsand, in the North Sea off the coast of Essex. She was refloated but sank in the Wallet Channel. She was refloated with assistance from Volunteer ( United Kingdom and assisted in to Harwich by four smacks and a tug. She was beached there.[12][60]
T. L. McGill  United States The 598-ton sidewheel paddle steamer burned on the Mississippi River in a large wharf fire at St. Louis, Missouri.[186]
Union Canal  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore at Dartmouth, Devon. She was on a voyage from Plymouth, Devon to Portsmouth, Hampshire. She was refloated and taken in to Dartmouth in a leaky condition.[157]
William and James  United Kingdom The ship was wrecked on Mutton Island, County Galway. She was on a voyage from New York, United States to Galway.[73]
William H. Russell  United States The 405-ton sidewheel paddle steamer burned on the Mississippi River in a large wharf fire at St. Louis, Missouri.[187]

28 October[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 28 October 1862
Ship Country Description
Alida  United Kingdom The ship was wrecked on the Randzel, in the North Sea off the coast of the Kingdom of Hanover. Her crew were rescued. She was on a voyage from London to Swansea, Glamorgan.[1]
Branchory  United Kingdom The brig was abandoned in the North Sea off the coast of the Duchy of Holstein. Her five crew survived.[114]
Drie Gesusters  Netherlands The koff foundered in the North Sea 6 nautical miles (11 km) north west of Heligoland. Her crew were rescued by Johan Geerdiuu ( Netherlands). Drie Gesusters was on a voyage from Newcastle upon Tyne, Northumberland, United Kingdom to Groningen.[156]
Lauretta  United States American Civil War, CSS Alabama's New England Expeditionary Raid: The 284-ton bark, bound from New York to the Mediterranean with a cargo of flour, herring, nails, and pipe staves, was captured and burned in the North Atlantic Ocean south of Halifax, Nova Scotia, British North America (39°18′47″N 67°35′00″W / 39.31306°N 67.58333°W / 39.31306; -67.58333) by the screw sloop-of-war CSS Alabama ( Confederate States Navy).[16][17][18]
Margaret  United Kingdom The brig was abandoned in the North Sea. Her crew were rescued by Dorothea ( United Kingdom. Some of her crew reboarded her the next day and she was towed in to Hartlepool, County Durham.[179]
Martha Sawyer  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore at Manicouagan, Province of Canada, British North America. She was on a voyage from Quebec City, Province of Canada to Conwy, Caernarfonshire.[188]
Port Mulgrove  United Kingdom The steamship was wrecked at Souter Point, Northumberland. Her crew were rescued.[114]
Ruby United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland British North America The derelict sealer was driven ashore on Tiree, Inner Hebrides.[179]

29 October[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 29 October 1862
Ship Country Description
Helene Flag of Stralsund.svg Stralsund The brig capsized in Loch Foltark, Skye, Outer Hebrides, United Kingdom.[148][189]
Phantom  United Kingdom The ship sank in the North Sea. Her crew were rescued by a Danish schooner.[190]

30 October[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 30 October 1862
Ship Country Description
Dove  United Kingdom The ship departed from departed from Bristol, Gloucestershire for Newfoundland, British North America. No further trace, presumed foundered with the loss of all hands.[191]
Drontheim  Norway The brig was driven ashore and wrecked in Loch Tarbert. Her crew were rescued.[1]
Free Trade  United Kingdom The ship was abandoned in the Atlantic Ocean. Her crew were rescued by the full-rigged ship Montebello ( United Kingdom). Free Trade was on a voyage from London to New York, United States.[174]
Jessie  United Kingdom The brigantine foundered in the North Sea 120 nautical miles (220 km) north east of Peterhead, Aberdeenshire. Her crew were rescued by a Dutch fishing smack. She was on a voyage from Sunderland, County Durham to Aberdeen.[192]
Treumais  France The ship collided with a British steamship and sank off Padstow, Cornwall, United Kingdom with the loss of two of her six crew. She was on a voyage from Swansea, Glamorgan to La Rochelle, Charente-Inférieure.[95]
Windrush  United Kingdom The schooner foundered in the Mediterranean Sea off Oliva, Spain with the loss of four of her five crew. The survivor was rescued by San Antonio ( Spain).[193]
Zitto  Italy The ship was in collision with a barque and was then run ashore 12 nautical miles (22 km) east of Almería, Spain. She was on a voyage from Messina, Sicily to London.[163][148]

31 October[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 31 October 1862
Ship Country Description
Bergman  United States The ship departed from New York for London, United Kingdom. No further trace, presumed foundered with the loss of all hands.[194]
Grace Evans  United Kingdom The schooner was run into by the frigate Feyz-i Cihat (Ottoman Empire Egyptian Navy) in the River Mersey and was severely damaged. She was towed in to Liverpool, Lancashire.[195]
Rosina  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore. She was on a voyage from Gävle, Sweden to London.[163] She was refloated on 4 November and taken in to Baltic Port.[196]
Seabor Brother  Hamburg The ship foundered in the North Sea 75 nautical miles (139 km) off Heligoland. Her eight crew were rescued by the schooner Peter and Jane ( United Kingdom).[114]

Unknown date[edit]

List of shipwrecks: Unknown date in October 1862
Ship Country Description
Albertina  Belgium The ship was lost either on the Fahludd Reef, in the Baltic Sea, or on Fehmarn, Duchy of Holstein. She was on a voyage from Saint Petersburg, Russia to Antwerp.[21]
Alderman Thompson  United Kingdom The barque was wrecked at Cardigan. Her crew were rescued. She was on a voyage from Quebec City, Province of Canada, British North America, to Cardigan.[197]
Alleghanian  United States American Civil War: Bound from Baltimore, Maryland, to London, United Kingdom, with a cargo of guano, the 1,120 or 1,400-ton full-rigged ship was boarded and set afire sometime between 28 and 30 October by the crews of three Confederate States Navy small boats while at anchor in the Chesapeake Bay near Gwynn's Island, 5 to 12 miles (8.0 to 19.3 km) off the mouth of Virginia′s Rappahannock River. After the Confederates fled, USS T. A. Wood and the gunboat USS Crusader (both  United States Navy) extinguished the flames, but the Confederates returned and set another fire that destroyed the ship.[17][198][6]
Alma  United Kingdom The barque was driven ashore on Oyster Island, County Sligo.[60]
Ann and Elizabeth  United Kingdom The ship was abandoned before 28 October. She was on a voyage from Iceland to Barcelona, Spain.[156]
Ann and Isabella  United Kingdom The ship was wrecked at the mouth of the Chischa River, Russia before 11 October. Her crew survived.[71]
A. Smithers United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland British North America The schooner was abandoned off Bermuda with the loss of two of her seven crew. Survivors were rescued by Pfeil ( Bremen). A. Smithers was on a vogage from New York, United States to Santiago de Cuba, Cuba.[149][148]
Blue Rock  United Kingdom The ship foundered in the Pacific Ocean 200 nautical miles (370 km) south west of Iquique, Chile. Her crew were rescued.[199]
Braes o'Murray  United Kingdom The schooner was discovered derelict off the Farne Islands, Northumberland.[200]
Cadboro Flag unknown The schooner was lost near Port Angeles, Washington Territory.[201]
Cincinnatus  United States The full-rigged ship was destroyed by fire in the Atlantic Ocean before 3 October. She was on a voyage from Newport, Monmouthshire, United Kingdom to Shanghai, China.[11]
Comet  United Kingdom American Civil War: The schooner was destroyed by USS Dacotah ( United States Navy). She was on a voyage from Matanzas to Havana, Cuba.[148]
Commerce  United Kingdom The collier, a brig, foundered in the North Sea 30 nautical miles (56 km) off Spurn Point, Yorkshire. Her crew were rescued by a fishing lugger.[142][147]
Conchita  Confederate States of America American Civil War, Union blockade: The schooner was captured and burned off the coast of Louisiana or Texas near Calcasieu Pass and Sabine Pass.[202]
Cybele  United Kingdom The ship was wrecked near "Marberg". She was on a voyage from Riga, Russia to a Dutch port.[116]
Corsair  United Kingdom The ship foundered in the Baltic Sea before 25 October. She was on a voyage from Cronstadt, Russia to Hull, Yorkshire.[73]
Dark Arnold  United Kingdom The ship was wrecked in the Yangtze before 5 October. She was on a voyage from Liverpool, Lancashire to Shanghai, China.[203]
Earl of Windsor  United Kingdom The ship was wrecked at Port Albert, Victoria.[204][205]
Eliza Jane  United Kingdom The schooner was abandoned in the North Sea before 24 October.[60]
Enigma Flag unknown The schooner ran aground on the Falsterbo Reef, in the Baltic Sea between 2 and 8 October. She was on a voyage from Dantzic to Aberdovey, Merionethshire, United Kingdom. She was refloated and put in to Copenhagen, Denmark in a waterlogged condition.[35][26]
Era  United Kingdom The steamship ran aground on the Fahludd Reef, in the Baltic Sea. She was on a voyage from Riga, Russia to Hull. She was refloated on 12 October and resumed her voyage.[36]
Faden  Sweden The schooner was abandoned in the North Sea. Her crew were rescued by Thistle ( United Kingdom). Faden was on a voyage from Newcastle upon Tyne, Northumberland to Stockholm.[114]
Fairy Queen  United Kingdom The schooner was abandoned off Cape Finisterre, Spain. Her crew were rescued. She was on a voyage from Lowestoft, Suffolk to Marseille, Bouches-du-Rhône, France.[26]
Fortschart Flagge Großherzogtümer Mecklenburg.svg Grand Duchy of Mecklenburg-Schwerin The ship foundered before 28 October. She was on a voyage from Wolgast to Leith, Lothian, United Kingdom.[95]
Frederick Flagge der Hansestadt Rostock.svg Rostock The ship was lost near Farsund, Norway.[206]
Garland  United Kingdom The ship was abandoned in the Atlantic Ocean. She was on a voyage from Sombrero, Anguilla to Queenstown.[175] She was driven ashore and severely damaged on the Mull of Kintyre, Argyllshire on 17 October.[27] She became a wreck on 22 October.[91]
General Hewitt  United Kingdom The ship was abandoned at sea. She was on a voyage from Liverpool to Shanghai.[195]
General Taylor  United States The 462-ton screw steamer was stranded at Sleeping Bear Point on the Lake Michigan coast of Michigan.[207]
George Robson  United Kingdom The ship foundered in the North Sea off Sylt, Duchy of Holstein before 26 October with loss of life.[208]
Go-a-head  United Kingdom The ship was lost at "Curampe".[66]
Gruber  Kingdom of Hanover The ship was driven ashore on the west coast of Denmark. She was on a voyage from Papenburg to the River Tyne.[147]
Hudson  United Kingdom The brig was abandoned in the Atlantic Ocean before 20 October.[28][209]
Jane Morell  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore near Domesnes, Russia.[15]
Jasper  United Kingdom The ship foundered before 29 October. She was on a voyage from Rostock to Dundee, Forfarshire.[156]
Kate  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore at Maryport, Cumberland before 22 October.[71]
Keepsake  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore at Maryport. She was refloated on 22 October and taken in to Maryport.[71]
Laurel  United Kingdom The ship ran aground on the Brouwers Reef. She was on a voyage from Shanghai, China to London. She was refloated and taken in to Batavia, Netherlands East Indies.[210]
Llagothland  United Kingdom The ship foundered in the North Sea. She was on a voyage from South Shields to London.[148]
Mathew  United Kingdom The brig was wrecked. Her crew were rescued.[211]
Marion  United Kingdom The ship was wrecked near "Larachaque", Nova Scotia, British North America before 8 October. She was on a voyage from Belfast, County Antrim to Miramichi, New Brunswick, British North America.[82][212][213]
Mary Ann  Confederate States of America American Civil War: The schooner was captured and burned on the Calcasieu River in Louisiana in early October by the steamer USS Kensington ( United States Navy).[214]
Meannais  France The ship collided with another vessel and sank. She was on a voyage from Swansea, Glamorgan, United Kingdom to La Rochelle, Charente-Inférieure.[195]
Messenger United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland Saint Lucia The drogher was lost at Saint Lucia.[66]
Meteor  United Kingdom The ship foundered in the North Sea before 23 October.[148]
Nana  United Kingdom The ship foundered in the North Sea before 25 October. She was on a voyage from Sunderland, County Durham to Swinemünde, Prussia.[109]
Neva  United Kingdom The collier, a brig, foundered in the North Sea before 28 October. Her crew were rescued.[159]
Pacific  United Kingdom The ship departed from Hamburg in mid-October. Subsequently reported missing.[114]
Perseverance  United Kingdom The sloop was crushed by ice and sank in the Gulf of Saint Lawrence in late October with the loss of five of her six crew.[215]
Prince of Wales United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland New South Wales The steamship was wrecked at Camden Haven.[216][217]
Santa Maria Flag unknown The ship was wrecked on Læsø, Denmark.[126]
Shepherd  United Kingdom The collier, a brig, foundered in the North Sea before 28 October. She was on a voyage from South Shields, County Durham to Chatham, Kent.[159]
Sofia B Flag of the United States of the Ionian Islands.svg United States of the Ionian Islands The ship was wrecked at Sulina, Ottoman Empire.[116]
Surinam  United Kingdom The ship was wrecked in the Strait of Belle Isle before 15 October. She was on a voyage from the Clyde to Quebec City.[73]
Sydney Jones  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore. She was on a voyage from Portmadoc, Caernarfonshire to Rostock. She was refloated and taken in to Helsingør, Denmark.[116]
Telegraph  United Kingdom The ship was wrecked at Sulina.[116]
Token  United Kingdom The brig was abandoned in the Atlantic Ocean before 26 February. Thirteen crew were rescued by Speculant ( United Kingdom). Token was on a voyage from Belize City, British Honduras to Queenstown, County Cork.[109][132][181]
Tom Cochrane  United States The 14-ton screw steamer was stranded at Sturgeon Point on the Lake Huron coast of Michigan.[207]
Whim  United Kingdom The ship foundered in the North Sea. Her crew were rescued. She was on a voyage from Hamburg to Hartlepool, County Durham.[149][114]
William Henry  United Kingdom The schooner was run into by the full-rigged ship Reliance ( United Kingdom) and was abandoned. Her crew were rescued by Reliance. William Henry was on a voyage from Boston, Massachusetts, United States to Liverpool.[27][130] She had come ashore near Blackpool, Lancashire by 22 October.[71]
Yarmouth  United Kingdom The ship was wrecked near Varberg, Sweden.[15]

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