List of shipwrecks of Europe

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This is a list of shipwrecks located in and around the continent of Europe.

Albania[edit]

Ship Flag Sunk date Notes Coordinates
HMS Phoenix  Royal Navy 14 May 1918 An Acheron-class destroyer that was torpedoed by U-27 and sank under tow off Vlorë, Albania. 40°23.5′N 19°14′E / 40.3917°N 19.233°E / 40.3917; 19.233 (HMS Phoenix (1911))

Belgium[edit]

Ship Flag Sunk date Notes Coordinates
HMS Basilisk  Royal Navy 1 June 1940 A B-class destroyer that was sunk by German bombers off Koksijde. 51°08′16″N 02°35′06″E / 51.13778°N 2.58500°E / 51.13778; 2.58500 (HMS Basilisk (H11))
HMS Brilliant  Royal Navy 23 April 1918 An Apollo-class cruiser scuttled as a blockship in the mouth of Ostend harbour.
Z8 Bruno Heinemann  Kriegsmarine 25 January 1942 A German destroyer sunk by mines laid by HMS Plover.
SS Empire Blessing  United Kingdom 19 March 1945 A cargo ship that stuck a mine in the River Scheldt. 51°24′N 3°17′E / 51.400°N 3.283°E / 51.400; 3.283 (SS Empire Blessing)
HMS Grafton  Royal Navy 29 May 1940 A G-class destroyer that was torpedoed by U-62 off Nieuwpoort. 51°24′N 2°49′E / 51.400°N 2.817°E / 51.400; 2.817 (HMS Grafton (H89))
MS Herald of Free Enterprise  United Kingdom 6 March 1987 A RORO ferry that capsized four minutes out from Zeebrugge, resulting in 193 deaths. 51°22′28.5″N 3°11′26″E / 51.374583°N 3.19056°E / 51.374583; 3.19056 (MS Herald of Free Enterprise)
HMS LST-420  Royal Navy 7 November 1944 A tank landing ship that struck a mine off Ostend. 51°15.033′N 2°41.798′E / 51.250550°N 2.696633°E / 51.250550; 2.696633 (HM LST-420)
U-5  Kaiserliche Marine 18 December 1914 A Type U 5 U-boat that sank north of Zeebrugge. 51°23′N 3°11′E / 51.383°N 3.183°E / 51.383; 3.183 (SM U-5 (Germany))
U-11  Kaiserliche Marine 9 December 1914 A German submarine mined in the First Battle of the Atlantic. 51°06′N 1°29′E / 51.100°N 1.483°E / 51.100; 1.483 (SM U-11 (Germany))
UB-10  Kaiserliche Marine 5 October 1918 A Type UB I U-boat that was scuttled off Zeebrugge. 51°21′N 3°12′E / 51.350°N 3.200°E / 51.350; 3.200 (SM UB-10)
UB-59  Kaiserliche Marine 5 October 1918 A Type UB III U-boat that was scuttled off Zeebrugge. 51°19′N 03°12′E / 51.317°N 3.200°E / 51.317; 3.200 (SM UB-59)
UC-3  Kaiserliche Marine 27 May 1916 A German minelaying submarine that struck a mine off Zeebrugge.
UC-62  Kaiserliche Marine 14 October 1917 A German minelaying submarine sunk by a mine off Zeebrugge.
UC-77  Kaiserliche Marine 14 July 1918 A German minelaying submarine sunk by a mine off Flanders.
't Vliegend Hert 3 February 1735 An East Indiaman that ran aground off Zeebrugge.

Bulgaria[edit]

Ship Flag Sunk date Notes Coordinates
SS Mopang  United States 30 June 1921 A steamship that struck a mine off Burgas. 42°28.086′N 27°41.685′E / 42.468100°N 27.694750°E / 42.468100; 27.694750 (SS Mopang)
SS Rodina  Bulgaria 19 September 1941 A cargo ship that struck a mine off Burgas. 42°23′N 27°48′E / 42.383°N 27.800°E / 42.383; 27.800 (SS Rodina (Vulkan, 1922))

Canary Islands[edit]

Ship Flag Sunk date Notes Coordinates
SS American Star  Greece 18 January 1993 An ocean liner that ran aground on Fuerteventura under tow, then split in half and broke into many pieces. 28°20′46″N 14°10′50″W / 28.346077°N 14.180442°W / 28.346077; -14.180442 (SS America (1940))
El Condesito  Spain 1 January 1972 A cement barge that ran aground off Arona, Tenerife.

Corsica[edit]

Ship Flag Sunk date Notes Coordinates
Sémillante  French Navy 15 February 1855 A Surveillante-class frigate that sank in a severe storm in the Strait of Bonifacio.

Croatia[edit]

Ship Flag Sunk date Notes Coordinates
Audace  Marina Militare 1 November 1944 An Urakaze-class destroyer that was sunk by HMS Wheatland and HMS Avon Vale off Pag, during the Action of 1 November 1944.
Baron Gautsch  Austria-Hungary 12 August 1914 An Austrian steam liner sunk by an underwater mine near Rovinj.
Cesare Rossarol  Regia Marina 16 November 1918 An Italian Alessandro Poerio-class cruiser sunk by an underwater mine near Ližnjan.
Giuseppe Garibaldi  Regia Marina 18 July 1915 A Giuseppe Garibaldi-class armored cruiser that was torpedoed by U-4 southeast of Dubrovnik.
SMS Niobe  Kriegsmarine 22 December 1943 A Gazelle-class light cruiser that ran aground on Silba and was sunk by British motor torpedo boats. 44°22′N 14°42′E / 44.367°N 14.700°E / 44.367; 14.700 (SMS Niobe)
SMS Szent István  Kaiserliche Marine 10 June 1918 A Tegetthoff-class dreadnought battleship that was sunk off Molat island by Italian torpedo boat MAS-15. 44°12′07″N 14°27′05″E / 44.20194°N 14.45139°E / 44.20194; 14.45139 (SMS Szent István)
UB-129  Kaiserliche Marine 31 October 1918 A Type UB III U-boat that was scuttled at Rijeka. 45°19′N 14°26′E / 45.317°N 14.433°E / 45.317; 14.433 (SM UB-129)
Viribus Unitis  Kaiserliche Marine 1 November 1918 A Tegetthoff-class dreadnought battleship that was sunk at anchor at Pula by an Italian human torpedo. 44°52′9″N 13°49′9″E / 44.86917°N 13.81917°E / 44.86917; 13.81917 (SMS Viribus Unitis)

Cyprus[edit]

Ship Flag Sunk date Notes Coordinates
HMS Cricket  Royal Navy 1947 A gunboat that sank at Larnaca.
MV Demetrios II  United Kingdom 23 March 1998 A cargo ship that ran aground off Paphos in heavy seas, during a voyage from Greece to Syria with a cargo of timber.
Kyrenia ship A Greek merchant ship dating to the 4th century BC that now sits on display in a museum at Kyrenia Castle.
Zenobia  Sweden 7 June 1980 A Swedish RO-RO ferry that sank 1-mile (1.6 km) off the port of Larnaca.
Lady Thetis 22 February 2014 A German made pleasure craft intentionally sunk in 18 metres (59 ft) water off the coast of Limassol.
Constandis  Russia 22 February 2014 A Russian trawler intentionally sunk in 25 metres (82 ft) water off the coast of Limassol.

Denmark[edit]

Ship Flag Sunk date Notes Coordinates
Alexander Nevsky  Imperial Russian Navy 25 September 1868 A Russian frigate that ran aground off the coast of Thyborøn. 56°41′N 08°08′E / 56.683°N 8.133°E / 56.683; 8.133 (Alexander Neuski)
HMS Black Prince  Royal Navy 31 May 1916 A Duke of Edinburgh-class armored cruiser that sank at the Battle of Jutland. The site is a protected place.
Dannebroge 4 October 1710 A ship of the line that exploded and sank in the Great Northern War during the Action of 4 October 1710. 55°29.53′N 12°30.17′E / 55.49217°N 12.50283°E / 55.49217; 12.50283 (Dannebroge)
HMS Defence  Royal Navy 31 May 1916 A ship of the line that suffered a magazine explosion during the Battle of Jutland. The site is a protected place. 56°21′30″N 8°06′00″E / 56.3583°N 8.1°E / 56.3583; 8.1 (HMS Defence (1763))
SMS Elbing  Kaiserliche Marine 1 June 1916 A Pillau-class light cruiser that was scuttled following a collision with SMS Posen in the Battle of Jutland.
SMS Frauenlob  Kaiserliche Marine 31 May 1916 A Gazelle-class light cruiser that was torpedoed and shelled during the Battle of Jutland.
Freja af Stockholm  Sweden 20 February 1994 A Swedish tugboat that sank outside Frederikshavn. The vessel now rests at a depth of 23 metres (75 ft). 57°27′N 10°40′E / 57.450°N 10.667°E / 57.450; 10.667 (Freja af Stockholm)
MV Fu Shan Hai  People's Republic of China 31 May 2003 A Chinese bulk carrier that sank after a collision with the Cypriot container vessel Gdynia, without injury or loss of life.[1]
HMS Indefatigable  Royal Navy 31 May 1916 An Indefatigable-class battlecruiser that suffered a magazine explosion during the Battle of Jutland. The site is a protected place.
HMS Invincible  Royal Navy 31 May 1916 An Invincible-class battlecruiser that was sunk in the Battle of Jutland. The site is a protected place. 57°02′40″N 6°07′15″E / 57.04444°N 6.12083°E / 57.04444; 6.12083 (HMS Invincible (1907))
Kolding cog A wreck discovered in Kolding Fjord, thought to date from around 1190.
SMS Lützow  Kaiserliche Marine 1 June 1916 A Derfflinger-class battlecruiser that was scuttled off Horns Reef after severe damage in the Battle of Jutland. 56°15′N 5°53′E / 56.250°N 5.883°E / 56.250; 5.883 (SMS Lützow)
HMS Pandora  Royal Navy 13 February 1811 A Cruizer-class brig-sloop that ran aground off Skagen, Jutland.
SMS Pommern  Kaiserliche Marine 1 June 1916 A Deutschland-class predreadnought battleship that suffered a magazine explosion during the Battle of Jutland.
HMS Queen Mary  Royal Navy 31 May 1916 A battlecruiser that suffered a magazine explosion during the Battle of Jutland. The site is a protected place.
U-20  Kaiserliche Marine 4 November 1916 A Type U 19 U-boat that ran aground and was scuttled by her crew on the following day. 56°33′N 08°08′E / 56.550°N 8.133°E / 56.550; 8.133 (SM U-20)
U-235  Kriegsmarine 14 April 1945 A Type VIIC U-boat that was accidentally sunk by the German torpedo boat T-17 off Skagen. 57°44′N 10°39′E / 57.733°N 10.650°E / 57.733; 10.650 (German submarine U-235)
U-579  Kriegsmarine 5 May 1945 A Type VIIC U-boat that was sunk by a British aircraft east of Aarhus. 56°10′N 11°04′E / 56.167°N 11.067°E / 56.167; 11.067 (German submarine U-579)
HMS Warrior  Royal Navy 1 June 1916 A Duke of Edinburgh-class armored cruiser that foundered under tow after severe damage in the Battle of Jutland. The site is a protected place.

Estonia[edit]

Ship Flag Sunk date Notes Coordinates
MS Estonia  Estonia 28 September 1994 A cruise ferry that sunk in international waters of the Baltic Sea, about 40 kilometres (22 nmi) south-southeast of Utö island, Finland, claiming 852 lives. 59°23′N 21°42′E / 59.383°N 21.700°E / 59.383; 21.700 (MS Estonia)
Maasilinn Wreck A wreck off Saaremaa island dating to the 16th century.
U-679  Kriegsmarine 9 January 1945 A Type VIIC U-boat that was sunk by a mine.

Faroe Islands[edit]

Ship Flag Sunk date Notes Coordinates
Lincoln City  United Kingdom 1941 A British trawler that was sunk in Tórshavn Harbour.
SS Sauternes  United Kingdom 7 December 1941 A steamship that sank after a storm in the sound of Fugloyarfjørður.
Tjaldur  Denmark 27 June 1946 Sank after hitting the nesse of Mjóvanes.

Finland[edit]

Ship Flag Sunk date Notes Coordinates
Föglö wreck A 19th-century schooner that was discovered in 2003 off Föglö, along with a well-preserved cargo of champagne.
Hanneke Wrome 11 November 1468 A ship of the Hanseatic League that was wrecked in a storm off Jussarö. The wreck was rediscovered in May 2015. 59°47′30″N 23°34′56″E / 59.791722°N 23.582153°E / 59.791722; 23.582153 (Henneke Wrome)
Sankt Nikolai 1790 A Russian frigate sunk in the Battle of Svensksund.
Vrouw Maria 9 October 1771 A Dutch merchant ship that ran aground and sank.

France[edit]

Germany[edit]

Ship Flag Sunk date Notes Coordinates
SS Cap Arcona  Nazi Germany 3 May 1945 A German luxury ocean liner that was sunk in Lübeck Bay. 54°3.9′N 10°50.45′E / 54.0650°N 10.84083°E / 54.0650; 10.84083 (Cap Arcona)
Fides  Italy 23 January 1962 A freighter that was stranded on Grosser Vogelsand off the mouth of the Elbe River.
Hugo Zeye  Kriegsmarine 14 March 1945 A training ship that struck a mine northwest of Fehmarn. 54°33′39″N 10°52′30″E / 54.56083°N 10.87500°E / 54.56083; 10.87500 (German training ship Hugo Zeye)
Ondo  United Kingdom 6 December 1961 A British freighter that was stranded on Grosser Vogelsand off the mouth of the Elbe River.
Preußen  Nazi Germany 13 August 1944 A Vorpostenboot that was sunk by British aircraft off Spiekeroog. 53°50′N 7°40′E / 53.833°N 7.667°E / 53.833; 7.667 (German trawler V 1101 Preußen)
SMS Seeadler  Kaiserliche Marine 19 April 1917 A Bussard-class cruiser that was being used as a mine hulk when a mine exploded on board, sinking Seeadler in the Jade Bight. 53°29′N 8°12′E / 53.483°N 8.200°E / 53.483; 8.200 (SMS Seeadler)
U-8  Kriegsmarine 2 May 1945 A Type IIB U-boat that was scuttled at Wilhelmshaven. 53°31′N 8°10′E / 53.517°N 8.167°E / 53.517; 8.167 (German submarine U-8 (1935))
U-60  Kriegsmarine 2 May 1945 A Type IIC U-boat that was scuttled at Wilhelmshaven.
U-61  Kriegsmarine 2 May 1945 A Type IIC U-boat that was scuttled at Wilhelmshaven.
U-103  Kriegsmarine 15 April 1945 A Type IXB U-boat that was sunk by Canadian bombers at Kiel. 54°19′34″N 10°09′50″E / 54.326°N 10.164°E / 54.326; 10.164 (German submarine U-103 (1940))
U-236  Kriegsmarine 5 May 1945 A Type VIIC U-boat that was scuttled near Schleimünde. 54°37′N 10°03′E / 54.617°N 10.050°E / 54.617; 10.050 (German submarine U-236)
U-237  Kriegsmarine 4 April 1945 A Type VIIC U-boat that was sunk by British bombs at Kiel.
U-276  Kriegsmarine 3 May 1945 A Type VIIC U-boat that was scuttled at Neustadt after taking damage from British aircraft.
U-287  Kriegsmarine 16 May 1945 A Type VIIC U-boat that was sunk, possibly by a mine, in the Elbe estuary. 53°50′N 08°50′E / 53.833°N 8.833°E / 53.833; 8.833 (German submarine U-287)
U-316  Kriegsmarine 2 May 1945 A Type VIIC U-boat that was scuttled near Travemünde. 53°58′N 10°53′E / 53.967°N 10.883°E / 53.967; 10.883 (German submarine U-316)
U-323  Kriegsmarine 3 May 1945 A Type VIIC/41 U-boat that was scuttled near Nordenham. 53°30′N 08°30′E / 53.500°N 8.500°E / 53.500; 8.500 (German submarine U-323)
U-339  Kriegsmarine 3 May 1945 A Type VIIC U-boat that was scuttled near Wilhelmshaven. 53°31′N 08°10′E / 53.517°N 8.167°E / 53.517; 8.167 (German submarine U-339)
U-345  Royal Navy December 1945 A Type VIIC U-boat that was scuttled off Warenmünde.
U-348  Kriegsmarine 30 March 1945 A Type VIIC U-boat that was sunk by American aircraft near Hamburg. 53°33′N 09°57′E / 53.550°N 9.950°E / 53.550; 9.950 (German submarine U-348)
U-350  Kriegsmarine 30 March 1945 A Type VIIC U-boat that was sunk by American aircraft near Hamburg. 53°33′N 09°57′E / 53.550°N 9.950°E / 53.550; 9.950 (German submarine U-350)
U-777  Kriegsmarine 15 October 1944 A Type VIIC U-boat that was sunk by British aircraft off Wilhelmshaven. 53°51′N 08°10′E / 53.850°N 8.167°E / 53.850; 8.167 (German submarine U-777)
U-870  Kriegsmarine 30 March 1945 A Type IXC/40 U-boat that was sunk by American bombs at Bremen. 53°04′N 08°50′E / 53.067°N 8.833°E / 53.067; 8.833 (German submarine U-870)
U-979  Kriegsmarine 24 May 1945 A Type VIIC U-boat that ran aground and was scuttled at Amrum. 54°38′N 08°23′E / 54.633°N 8.383°E / 54.633; 8.383 (German submarine U-979)
U-1221  Kriegsmarine 3 April 1945 A Type IXC/40 U-boat that was sunk by US aircraft at Kiel. 54°20′N 10°10′E / 54.333°N 10.167°E / 54.333; 10.167 (German submarine U-1221)

Gibraltar[edit]

Ship Flag Sunk date Notes Coordinates
RFA Bedenham  Royal Fleet Auxiliary 27 April 1951 A naval armament carrier that exploded at Gun Wharf. 36°08′07″N 5°21′18″W / 36.135183°N 5.355096°W / 36.135183; -5.355096 (Explosion of the RFA Bedenham)
MV Fedra  Liberia 10 October 2008 A cargo ship that ran aground at Europa Point in gale-force winds. 36°06′38″N 5°20′41″W / 36.110534°N 5.344812°W / 36.110534; -5.344812 (MV Fedra)
MV New Flame  Panama 12 August 2007 A cargo ship that collided with Torm Gertrud off Europa Point. 36°06′06″N 5°20′45″W / 36.10167°N 5.34583°W / 36.10167; -5.34583 (MV New Flame)
HMS Sussex  Royal Navy 1 March 1694 An English ship-of-the-line lost in a severe storm.

Greece[edit]

Ship Flag Sunk date Notes Coordinates
Antikythera wreck A wreck on Antikythera island that contained the Antikythera mechanism and dates from approximately 86 BC. 35°53′23″N 23°18′28″E / 35.8897°N 23.3078°E / 35.8897; 23.3078 (Antikythera wreck)
Bartolomeo Colleoni  Marina Militare 19 July 1940 A Condottieri-class light cruiser that was sunk in the Battle of Cape Spada. 35°41′34″N 23°43′14″E / 35.69278°N 23.72056°E / 35.69278; 23.72056 (Italian cruiser Bartolomeo Colleoni)
HMHS Britannic  Royal Navy 21 November 1916 A White Star Liner sunk by flooding after striking a mine near the isle of Kea. 37°42′05″N 24°17′02″E / 37.70139°N 24.28389°E / 37.70139; 24.28389 (HMHS Britannic)
Dimitrios shipwreck  Greece 23 December 1981 A small freight ship that was swept away by the sea from the port of Gythio and left stranded on a sandy beach.
Dokos shipwreck c. 2200 BCE The oldest known underwater shipwreck discovery, dating to c. 2200 BCE.
HMS Dulverton  Royal Navy 13 November 1943 A Hunt-class destroyer that was attacked by German aircraft in the Battle of Leros and scuttled. 36°50′N 27°30′E / 36.833°N 27.500°E / 36.833; 27.500 (HMS Dulverton (L63))
Elli  Hellenic Navy 15 August 1940 A protected cruiser that was sunk by the Italian submarine Delfino off Tinos. 37°32′9″N 25°9′3″E / 37.53583°N 25.15083°E / 37.53583; 25.15083 (Greek cruiser Elli)
MS Express Samina  Greece 26 September 2000 A RO-RO passenger ferry that capsized after hitting a rock off the island of Paros.
HMS Gloucester  Royal Navy 22 May 1941 A Town-class light cruiser that was sunk by German dive bombers in the Battle of Crete. 35°50′N 23°0′E / 35.833°N 23.000°E / 35.833; 23.000 (HMS Gloucester (62))
HMS Greyhound  Royal Navy 22 May 1941 A G-class destroyer that was sunk by German dive bombers northwest of Crete. 36°00′N 23°10′E / 36.000°N 23.167°E / 36.000; 23.167 (HMS Greyhound (H05))
HMS Hereward  Royal Navy 29 May 1941 An H-class destroyer that was sunk by German dive bombers off Crete. 35°20′N 26°20′E / 35.333°N 26.333°E / 35.333; 26.333 (HMS Hereward (H93))
HMS Hurworth  Royal Navy 22 October 1943 A Hunt-class destroyer that struck a mine east of Kalymnos. 36°59′N 27°06′E / 36.983°N 27.100°E / 36.983; 27.100 (HMS Hurworth (L28))
Hydra  Hellenic Navy 22 April 1941 A Greek destroyer that was sunk by German bombers off Kardiotissa.
HMS Intrepid  Royal Navy 27 September 1943 An I-class destroyer that was sunk by German aircraft at Leros. 37°7′N 26°51′E / 37.117°N 26.850°E / 37.117; 26.850 (HMS Intrepid (D10))
MV Jupiter  Greece 21 October 1988 A cruise ship that collided with an Italian freighter off Piraeus. 37°55′30″N 23°36′30″E / 37.9250°N 23.6083°E / 37.9250; 23.6083 (MV Jupiter (1961))
HMS Kashmir  Royal Navy 23 May 1941 A K-class destroyer that was sunk by German dive bombers south of Gavdos. 34°40′N 24°10′E / 34.667°N 24.167°E / 34.667; 24.167 (HMS Kashmir (F12))
HMS Kelly  Royal Navy 23 May 1941 A K-class destroyer that was sunk by German dive bombers south of Gavdos. 34°40′N 24°10′E / 34.667°N 24.167°E / 34.667; 24.167 (HMS Kelly (F01))
HMS M28  Royal Navy 20 January 1918 An M15-class monitor that was sunk in the Battle of Imbros. 40°13′43″N 25°57′46″E / 40.22861°N 25.96278°E / 40.22861; 25.96278 (HMS M28)
MS Mediterranean Sky  Greece 11 January 2003 An ocean liner that capsized in Elevsis Bay.
Mimis  Greece 8 July 1943 HMS Taurus sank the Greek sailing vessel Mimis with explosives, off Skiathos, Greece.
Panagiotis  Greece 1 October 1980 A coastal trading ship run aground on the isle of Zakynthos, while allegedly smuggling cigarettes from Turkey. 37°51′34.57″N 20°37′29.5″E / 37.8596028°N 20.624861°E / 37.8596028; 20.624861 (Panagiotis (ship))
Patris  Greece 1868 A wheel steamboat lost off Kea Island. 37°34′44.18″N 24°15′46.42″E / 37.5789389°N 24.2628944°E / 37.5789389; 24.2628944 (Patris)
HMS Perseus  Royal Navy 6 December 1941 A submarine sunk by a mine near the island of Kefalonia. 37°54′0″N 20°54′0″E / 37.90000°N 20.90000°E / 37.90000; 20.90000 (HMS Perseus)
MS Sea Diamond  Greece 6 April 2007 A Greek cruise ship that struck a reef off the harbor of Santorini island and sank the following day. 36°23′41″N 25°25′51″E / 36.39472°N 25.43083°E / 36.39472; 25.43083 (MS Sea Diamond)
MV Sebastiano Veniero  Italy 9 December 1941 A cargo ship that was torpedoed by HMS Porpoise off Methoni, while carrying 2,000 UK and Dominion POWs. 36°49′N 21°42′E / 36.817°N 21.700°E / 36.817; 21.700 (MV Sebastiano Veniero (1940))
SS Slamat  Netherlands 27 April 1941 A troopship that was sunk by German aircraft south of Spetses during the Battle of Greece. 37°01′N 23°10′E / 37.02°N 23.17°E / 37.02; 23.17 (SS Slamat)
Thérèse  French Navy 24 June 1669 A French warship that sunk off Heraklion after an accidental explosion of the powder-keg.
U-133  Kriegsmarine 1942 A U-boat that sunk at Saronikos Gulf after hitting a Greek mine.
U-596  Kriegsmarine 24 September 1944 A Type VIIC U-boat that was scuttled near Salamis Island. 37°59′N 23°34′E / 37.983°N 23.567°E / 37.983; 23.567 (German submarine U-596)
Vasilissa Olga ("Queen Olga")  Hellenic Navy 26 September 1943 A Greek destroyer sunk by Luftwaffe bombers in the port of Leros island.

Greenland[edit]

Ship Flag Sunk date Notes Coordinates
Coburg  Kriegsmarine 3 June 1944 A weather ship that was scuttled at Cape Sussi, Shannon Island.
MS Hans Hedtoft  Denmark 30 January 1959 A liner that struck an iceberg and sank on her maiden voyage off the coast of Western Greenland
Hermann  Kriegsmarine 17 June 1943 A weather ship that was scuttled in Hansa Bay.
Kehdingen  Kriegsmarine 1 September 1944 A weather ship that was scuttled off Store Koldewey to prevent capture. 76°30′N 19°02′W / 76.500°N 19.033°W / 76.500; -19.033 (German weather ship WBS 6 Kehdingen)

Iceland[edit]

Ship Flag Sunk date Notes Coordinates
USCGC Alexander Hamilton  United States Coast Guard 30 January 1942 A Treasury-class cutter that was torpedoed by U-132 off Reykjavík, and sank the next day. 64°06′N 22°34′W / 64.10°N 22.56°W / 64.10; -22.56 (USCGC Alexander Hamilton)
ES Goðafoss  Iceland 10 November 1944 A cargo ship that was torpedoed by U-300 off Gardskagi. Totals of 42 casualties and 21 survivors. 6°6′N 22°45′W / 6.100°N 22.750°W / 6.100; -22.750 (ES Goðafoss)
HMS Niger  Royal Navy 5 July 1942 A Halcyon-class minesweeper that was sunk by a mine off the Westfjords. 66°35′N 23°14′W / 66.583°N 23.233°W / 66.583; -23.233 (HMS Niger (J73))
U-253  Kriegsmarine 25 September 1942 A Type VIIC U-boat that sank in the Denmark Strait. 66°59′59.9″N 23°0′0″W / 66.999972°N 23.00000°W / 66.999972; -23.00000 (German submarine U-253)

Ireland[edit]

Ship Flag Sunk date Notes Coordinates
Alondra  United Kingdom 29 December 1916 A British steamship that ran aground in fog on Kedge Rocks near Baltimore Island. 51°27′40″N 09°20′44″W / 51.46111°N 9.34556°W / 51.46111; -9.34556 (Alondra (1899))
RMS Andania  United Kingdom 27 January 1918 A cargo ship that was torpedoed by U-46 northeast of Rathlin Island. 55°20′N 6°12′W / 55.333°N 6.200°W / 55.333; -6.200 (RMS Andania (1913))
HMS Audacious  Royal Navy 27 October 1914 A British battleship that sank after striking a German mine near Lough Swilly.
MV Bolivar  Norway 4 March 1947 A Norwegian motor vessel that ran aground on the Kish Bank during a snow storm.[2]
RMS Carpathia  United Kingdom 17 July 1918 A Cunard Line transatlantic passenger steamship famous for coming to the rescue of RMS Titanic in 1912. It was torpedoed and sunk by German U-boat U-55. 49°28′00″N 19°46′00″W / 49.4667°N 19.7667°W / 49.4667; -19.7667 (RMS Carpathia)
SS Chirripo  United Kingdom 28 December 1917 A 4,050-GRT Elders & Fyffes cargo liner and banana boat running the Avonmouth to Jamaica route. She struck a mine laid by UC-75 0.5 nautical miles (0.93 km) SE of Black Head lighthouse in Belfast Lough and sank, without loss of life.
SS Hull Number Missing  United Kingdom 8 May 1916 A steamship that was torpedoed by German submarine U-20.
SV Dido  German Empire 1883 A barque that sank off Kedge Island, near Baltimore, County Cork[3] 51°28′N 09°19′W / 51.467°N 9.317°W / 51.467; -9.317 (Dido (barque))
SV Edmond 19 November 1850 A passenger sailing vessel that sank off the coast of Kilkee, County Clare. 52°40′53.15″N 09°39′19.27″W / 52.6814306°N 9.6553528°W / 52.6814306; -9.6553528 (Edmond (1850))
RMS Empress of Britain  United Kingdom 28 October 1940 An ocean liner bombed by aircraft and then torpedoed and sunk by U-32. 55°16′N 9°50′W / 55.267°N 9.833°W / 55.267; -9.833 (RMS Empress of Britain (1930))
Ems  German Empire 28 October 1927 A sailing ship that caught fire and was abandoned at sea.
SS Fulmar  United Kingdom 30 January 1886 A cargo ship that sunk in a storm off the coast of Kilkee, County Clare. 17 lost their lives. 52°42′59.0718″N 09°37′30.50″W / 52.716408833°N 9.6251389°W / 52.716408833; -9.6251389 (Fulmar (1868))
SS Illyrian May 1884 A very broken-up steamer that sank after colliding with the cliffs in fog on the eastern side of Cape Clear Island, County Cork.[4] 51°26′N 09°29′W / 51.433°N 9.483°W / 51.433; -9.483 (Illyrian)
SS Housatonic  United Kingdom 3 January 1908 A tanker that ran aground off the Maidens.
SS Innisfallen  United Kingdom 23 May 1918 A steamer that was torpedoed by U-64 26 kilometres (14 nmi) east of the Kish Light Vessel.
La Juliana 1588 A ship of the Spanish Armada that was driven aground near Rosses Point, County Sligo.
MV Kowloon Bridge  Hong Kong December 1986 A Bridge-class ore-bulk-oil carrier that sank with its cargo of iron ore when sailing from Sept-Îles, Quebec to the River Clyde.[5] 51°28′N 09°14′W / 51.467°N 9.233°W / 51.467; -9.233 (Kowloon Bridge)
RMS Laconia  United Kingdom 25 February 1917 A Cunard Line ocean liner sunk near Fastnet Rock by German submarine U-50. 52°0′N 13°40′W / 52.000°N 13.667°W / 52.000; -13.667 (RMS Laconia (1911))
SS Laurentic  United Kingdom 25 January 1917 An armed merchantman that struck two mines off Lough Swilly. 55°15′43″N 6°49′05″W / 55.262°N 6.818°W / 55.262; -6.818 (SS Laurentic (1909))
HMS Lee  Royal Navy 5 October 1909 A C-class destroyer that was wrecked off Blacksod Bay.
RMS Leinster  United Kingdom 10 October 1918 The Dublin to Holyhead mailboat, torpedoed and sunk 6 kilometres (3.2 nmi) east of the Kish Lighthouse by UB-123.
HMHS Llandovery Castle  Royal Navy 27 June 1918 A hospital ship that was torpedoed by U-86, with the loss of 234 lives. 51°18′00″N 009°54′00″W / 51.30000°N 9.90000°W / 51.30000; -9.90000 (HMHS Llandovery Castle)
RMS Lusitania  United Kingdom 7 May 1915 A British ocean liner torpedoed and sunk by the German U-boat U-20. 51°25′N 8°33′W / 51.417°N 8.550°W / 51.417; -8.550 (RMS Lusitania)
SS Minnehaha  United Kingdom 7 September 1917 An ocean liner torpedoed by German submarine U-48 near Fastnet Rock.
MV Plassy  Ireland 8 March 1960 A cargo ship, wrecked off the coast of Inisheer, the smallest of the Aran Islands, and has since been thrown above high tide mark at Carraig na Finise. Islanders rescued the entire crew from the stricken vessel – an event captured in a pictorial display at the National Maritime Museum in Dún Laoghaire, County Dublin. The wreck appears in the opening credits of the comedy series Father Ted.
Ranga  Spain 11 March 1982 A Spanish container ship on charter to the Icelandic shipping company, Hafskip. It was washed onto rocks at Dunmore head, near Slea Head on the Dingle Peninsula after losing engine power in a storm. The 15 crew members were rescued by the local rocket team and an RAF helicopter. Some of the wreck was removed in 1991 due to filming, and the bow and other wreckage is still visible today. 52°6′33″N 10°28′6″W / 52.10917°N 10.46833°W / 52.10917; -10.46833 (Ranga (ship))
Rochdale and Prince of Wales 20 November 1807 The sinking of the Rochdale and the Prince of Wales in Dublin Bay resulted in 400 deaths and the building of a new harbour. 53°18′06″N 6°09′25″W / 53.301603°N 6.157072°W / 53.301603; -6.157072 (The Rochdale and the Prince of Wales)
Rockingham 23 December 1775 An vessel that ran aground near Cobh.
Samson  Malta 12 December 1987 A crane barge that ran aground at Ardmore.
RMS Tayleur  United Kingdom 21 January 1854 A White Star Line clipper that ran aground and sank off Lambay Island 8 kilometres (4.3 nmi) from Dublin Bay. 53°28′54″N 06°01′12″W / 53.48167°N 6.02000°W / 53.48167; -6.02000 (RMS Tayleur)
Trinidad Valencera At 1,100 tonnes, one of the Spanish Armada's largest ships; wrecked 32 kilometres (17 nmi) west of Lacada Point in Kinnagoe Bay, County Donegal.
Tullaghmurray Lass  Ireland February 2002 A fishing boat that sank 11 kilometres (5.9 nmi) off Kilkeel. 54°03′36″N 5°59′35″W / 54.060°N 5.993°W / 54.060; -5.993 (Tullaghmurray Lass)
U-68  Kaiserliche Marine 22 March 1916 A Type U 66 submarine that was sunk by HMS Farnborough off Dingle. 51°54′N 10°53′W / 51.900°N 10.883°W / 51.900; -10.883 (SM U-68)
U-260  Kriegsmarine 12 March 1945 A Type VIIC U-boat that was scuttled 6 kilometres (3.2 nmi) south of Glandore. 51°15′N 09°05′W / 51.250°N 9.083°W / 51.250; -9.083 (German submarine U-260)
U-637  Royal Navy 9 May 1945 A Type VIIC U-boat that was scuttled as part of Operation Deadlight. 55°35′N 07°46′W / 55.583°N 7.767°W / 55.583; -7.767 (German submarine U-637)
U-778  Royal Navy 4 December 1945 A Type VIIC U-boat that was surrendered to the Allies. It was towed offshore to be scuttled as part of Operation Deadlight, but sank before reaching the scuttling ground. 55°32′N 7°7′W / 55.533°N 7.117°W / 55.533; -7.117 (German submarine U-778)
U-802  Royal Navy 31 December 1945 A Type IXC/40 U-boat that was surrendered to the British and sank under tow northwest of Tory Island. 55°30′N 8°25′W / 55.500°N 8.417°W / 55.500; -8.417 (German submarine U-802)
U-825  Royal Navy 3 January 1946 A Type VIIC U-boat that was scuttled northwest of Malin Head as part of Operation Deadlight. 55°31′N 07°30′W / 55.517°N 7.500°W / 55.517; -7.500 (German submarine U-825)
U-861  Royal Navy 31 December 1945 A Type IXD2 U-boat that was scuttled as part of Operation Deadlight. 55°25′N 07°15′W / 55.417°N 7.250°W / 55.417; -7.250 (German submarine U-861)
UC-33  Kaiserliche Marine 26 September 1917 A Type UC II submarine that was sunk by HMS PC61 in St. George's Channel. 51°55′N 6°14′W / 51.917°N 6.233°W / 51.917; -6.233 (SM UC-33)
UC-42  Kaiserliche Marine 10 September 1917 A Type UC II submarine that sank for unknown reasons off Roche's Point. 51°44′N 08°12′W / 51.733°N 8.200°W / 51.733; -8.200 (SM UC-42)
HMS Wasp  Royal Navy 22 November 1884 A gunboat wrecked off Tory Island.
HMS Wolverine  Royal Navy 12 December 1917 A Beagle-class destroyer that collided with Rosemary off Arranmore. 55°09′58″N 8°41′06″W / 55.166°N 8.685°W / 55.166; -8.685 (HMS Wolverine (1910))
York 29 October 1758 An East Indiaman that was deliberately mis-piloted by prisoners who had taken over another vessel.[6]

Isle of Man[edit]

Ship Flag Sunk date Notes Coordinates
FV Solway Harvester  United Kingdom 11 January 2000 A scallop dredger that sunk in a storm off Ramsey, and was later raised and laid up at Douglas. 54°05′51″N 4°09′52″W / 54.09750°N 4.16444°W / 54.09750; -4.16444 (Solway Harvester)

Italy[edit]

Ship Flag Sunk date Notes Coordinates
Caligula's Giant Ship The remains of a wooden barge discovered in Fiumicino.
SS Torero  United Kingdom 1 November 1916 A cargo ship that was sunk by U-21 north of Palermo, Sicily. 38°30′N 13°28′E / 38.500°N 13.467°E / 38.500; 13.467 (SS Cuxhaven (1882))
SS Dia  Panama 14 October 1964 A cargo ship that developed a leak and sank south of Savona. 44°12′N 08°38′E / 44.200°N 8.633°E / 44.200; 8.633 (SS Dia)
F174 December 1996 An unidentified ship carrying illegal immigrants to Sicily, sunk with the loss of at least 283 lives. For five years, the wreck's existence was kept from the authorities by local fishermen, who feared an investigation would interfere with their livelihood. 36°25′31″N 14°54′34″E / 36.42528°N 14.90944°E / 36.42528; 14.90944 (F174)
Giglio Island shipwreck An Etruscan wreck off Giglio Island, dating to the early Iron Age, c. 600 BC. [7]
Giovanni delle Bande Nere  Marina Militare 1 April 1942 A Giussano-class light cruiser that was sunk by HMS Urge off Stromboli. 38°42′32″N 15°0′31″E / 38.70889°N 15.00861°E / 38.70889; 15.00861 (Italian cruiser Giovanni delle Bande Nere)
MT Haven  Cyprus 14 April 1991 A 230,000 GRT VLCC oil tanker that sunk off Genoa following an onboard explosion and fire, becoming the largest wreck in the Mediterranean Sea. 44°13′N 8°28′E / 44.22°N 8.46°E / 44.22; 8.46 (MT Haven)
HMS Hebe  Royal Navy 22 November 1943 A Halcyon-class minesweeper that was sunk by a mine off Bari. 41°8′N 16°52′E / 41.133°N 16.867°E / 41.133; 16.867 (HMS Hebe (J24))
HMS Inglefield  Royal Navy 25 February 1944 An I-class destroyer that was sunk by a German bomber off Nettuno. 41°26′N 12°38′E / 41.433°N 12.633°E / 41.433; 12.633 (HMS Inglefield (D02))
HMS Janus  Royal Navy 23 January 1944 A J-class destroyer that was sunk by a German torpedo bomber off Anzio. 41°26′N 12°38′E / 41.433°N 12.633°E / 41.433; 12.633 (HMS Janus (F53))
SS Loreto  Italy 13 October 1942 A cargo ship that was torpedoed by HMS Unruffled about 8 nautical miles (15 km) west of Capo Gallo, near Palermo, Sicily.
Marsala The wreck of a warship discovered in the harbour of Marsala in 1969, believed to date from around 235 BC.
Nemi ships Two large ships built by the Roman emperor Caligula at Lake Nemi in the 1st century AD. The wrecks were recovered from the lake in 1932, and largely destroyed by fire during World War II. 41°43′20″N 12°42′6″E / 41.72222°N 12.70167°E / 41.72222; 12.70167 (Nemi ships)
HMS Odin  Royal Navy 14 June 1940 An Odin-class submarine that was sunk by Italian destroyers in the Gulf of Taranto. 39°30′0″N 17°30′0″E / 39.50000°N 17.50000°E / 39.50000; 17.50000 (HMS Odin (N84))
HMS Pakenham  Royal Navy 16 April 1943 A P-class destroyer that was damaged by Italian ships and scuttled off Mazara del Vallo. 37°26′N 12°30′E / 37.433°N 12.500°E / 37.433; 12.500 (HMS Pakenham (G06))
USS Portent  United States Navy 22 January 1944 An Auk-class minesweeper that was sunk by a mine off Nettuno. 41°24′N 12°44′E / 41.400°N 12.733°E / 41.400; 12.733 (USS Portent (AM-106))
SS Principessa Jolanda  Kingdom of Italy 22 September 1907 An ocean liner that sank during its launch.[8]
Roma  Marina Militare 9 September 1943 A Littorio-class battleship that was sunk by German aircraft off Asinara. 41°9′28″N 8°17′35″E / 41.15778°N 8.29306°E / 41.15778; 8.29306 (Italian battleship Roma (1940))
USS SC-694  United States Navy 23 August 1943 An SC-497-class submarine chaser that was sunk by German dive bombers off Palermo, Sicily. 38°08′N 13°22′E / 38.133°N 13.367°E / 38.133; 13.367 (USS SC-694)
Scindian  Kingdom of Italy 3 November 1880 A barque and convict ship that sank off Rio Marina.
HMS Spartan  Royal Navy 29 January 1944 A Dido-class cruiser that was sunk by German aircraft off Anzio. 41°26′2″N 12°41′2″E / 41.43389°N 12.68389°E / 41.43389; 12.68389 (HMS Spartan (95))
USS Swerve  United States Navy 9 July 1944 An Auk-class minesweeper that was sunk by a mine off Anzio. 41°31′N 12°28′E / 41.517°N 12.467°E / 41.517; 12.467 (USS Swerve (AM-121))
HMS Thetis  Royal Navy 14 March 1943 A T-class submarine that was sunk by the Italian corvette Cicogna off Sicily. 38°15′0″N 13°15′0″E / 38.25000°N 13.25000°E / 38.25000; 13.25000 (HMS Thetis (N25))
SS Transylvania  United Kingdom 4 May 1917 An ocean liner that was torpedoed by U-63 near Bergeggi Island, Savona.
Uj-2210  Kriegsmarine 28 May 1944 A naval trawler that was sunk by American motor-torpedo boats off Deiva Marina.

Latvia[edit]

Ship Flag Sunk date Notes Coordinates
Moero  Kriegsmarine 22 September 1944 A troopship that was sunk by Soviet bombers while carrying evacuees from Estonia. Nearly 2,700 out of 3,350 people aboard were killed.

Lithuania[edit]

Ship Flag Sunk date Notes Coordinates
U-580  Kriegsmarine 11 November 1941 A Type VIIC U-boat that collided with the target ship Angelburg west of Klaipėda. 55°45′N 20°40′E / 55.750°N 20.667°E / 55.750; 20.667 (German submarine U-580)

Malta[edit]

Ship Flag Sunk date Notes Coordinates
HMY Aegusa  Royal Navy 28 April 1916 A Royal Navy yacht that was sunk by mines laid by U-73
HMS Ariel  Royal Navy 19 April 1907 A D-class destroyer that ran aground on a breakwater outside Grand Harbour.
MV Camadan  Turkey 12 March 2002 A Turkish cargo ship that took on water and sank off Malta due to bad weather. 35°31′N 14°32′E / 35.51°N 14.53°E / 35.51; 14.53 (MV Camadan)
MV Cominoland  Malta 12 August 2006 A Gozo ferry that was decommissioned and scuttled as an artificial reef. 36°01′03″N 14°17′12″E / 36.0175°N 14.2866°E / 36.0175; 14.2866 (MV Cominoland)
HM Drifter Eddy  Royal Navy 26 May 1942 A drifter converted into a minesweeper that struck a mine off Grand Harbour.
HMS Hellespont  Royal Navy 7 April 1942 A Robust-class tugboat that was sunk by German or Italian aircraft at Grand Harbour, then raised and scuttled off Valletta.
MV Imperial Eagle  Malta 19 July 1999 A Gozo ferry that was decommissioned and scuttled as an artificial reef.
HMS Jersey  Royal Navy 2 May 1941 A J-class destroyer that struck a mine off Grand Harbour. 35°54′N 14°31.4′E / 35.900°N 14.5233°E / 35.900; 14.5233 (HMS Jersey (F72))
MV Karwela  Malta 12 August 2006 A Captain Morgan ferry boat that was decommissioned and scuttled as an artificial reef. 36°01′03″N 14°17′12″E / 36.0175°N 14.2866°E / 36.0175; 14.2866 (MV Karwela)
ORP Kujawiak  Polish Navy 16 June 1942 A Hunt-class destroyer that struck a mine during Operation Harpoon. 35°53′N 14°35′E / 35.883°N 14.583°E / 35.883; 14.583 (ORP Kujawiak (L72))
MV Lady Davinia  Malta 2008 The tour boat (formerly a minesweeper) that sunk off its moorings at Sliema. 35°54.4′N 14°30.446′E / 35.9067°N 14.507433°E / 35.9067; 14.507433 (MV Lady Davinia)
MV Levant II  Malta 1952 A cable ship that was decommissioned and scuttled off the Grand Harbour.
SS Luciston  United Kingdom 29 November 1916 A collier that was sunk by a torpedo fired by UC-22.
HMS Maori  Royal Navy 12 February 1942 A Tribal-class destroyer that was sunk by German aircraft at Grand Harbour, then raised and scuttled off Valletta. 35°54′17″N 14°31′08″E / 35.90472°N 14.51889°E / 35.90472; 14.51889 (HMS Maori (F24))
SS Margit  Free France 19 April 1941 A French passenger ship that was sunk by German aircraft in Kalkara.
HMS Nasturtium  Royal Navy 28 April 1916 An Arabis-class sloop that was sunk by mines laid by U-73
HMS Olympus  Royal Navy 8 May 1942 An Odin-class submarine that was sunk by a mine. 35°55′N 14°35′E / 35.917°N 14.583°E / 35.917; 14.583 (HMS Olympus (N35))
P29  Armed Forces of Malta 14 August 2007 A Kondor I-class patrol boat that was decommissioned and scuttled as an artificial reef. 35°59′16″N 14°19′43″E / 35.98778°N 14.32861°E / 35.98778; 14.32861 (P31)
P31  Armed Forces of Malta 25 August 2009 A Kondor I-class patrol boat that was decommissioned and scuttled as an artificial reef. 36°01′N 14°20′E / 36.017°N 14.333°E / 36.017; 14.333 (P31)
SS Polynesien  France 10 August 1918 A French passenger ship that was sunk by a torpedo fired by UC-22.
MV Rozi  Malta September 1992 A tugboat that was decommissioned and scuttled as an artificial reef. 40°39′01″N 14°32′44″E / 40.65028°N 14.54556°E / 40.65028; 14.54556 (MV Rozi)
HMS Russell  Royal Navy 27 April 1916 A Duncan-class predreadnought battleship that was sunk by mines laid by U-73 35°54′N 14°36′E / 35.900°N 14.600°E / 35.900; 14.600 (HMS Russell (1901))
S-31  Kriegsmarine 10 May 1942 A German E-boat that was sunk by a mine (probably laid by herself or another E-boat).
S-??  Royal Navy August 1947 One of six captured German E-boats that were scuttled off Marsaxlokk.
St. Angelo  Royal Navy 30 May 1942 An Admiralty tugboat that struck a mine off Grand Harbour.
St. Michael  Malta 16 May 1998 A Tanac type tugboat that was decommissioned and scuttled as an artificial reef.
HMS Southwold  Royal Navy 24 March 1942 A Hunt-class destroyer that hit a mine and sunk shortly after the Second Battle of Sirte. 35°53′N 14°35′E / 35.883°N 14.583°E / 35.883; 14.583 (HMS Southwold (L10))
HMS Stubborn  Royal Navy 30 April 1946 An S-class submarine that was sunk as a target. 35°58.962′N 14°26.773′E / 35.982700°N 14.446217°E / 35.982700; 14.446217 (HMS Stubborn (P238))
Tug No. 2  Malta 20 June 2013 A tugboat that was decommissioned and scuttled as an artificial reef.
Tug No. 10  Malta 16 May 1998 A Melita type tugboat that was decommissioned and scuttled as an artificial reef.
Um El Faroud  Libya 2 September 1998 A Libyan oil tanker that suffered an internal explosion on 3 February 1995, and remained at Valletta for three years before being scuttled as an artificial reef. 35°49.20′N 14°27.04′E / 35.82000°N 14.45067°E / 35.82000; 14.45067 (Um El Faroud)
X127  United Kingdom 6 March 1942 A fuel lighter that was sunk by German or Italian aircraft at Manoel Island. 35°54′14″N 14°30′07″E / 35.904°N 14.502°E / 35.904; 14.502 (X127)
MV Xlendi  Malta 12 November 1999 A Gozo ferry that was decommissioned and scuttled as an artificial reef.

Montenegro[edit]

Ship Flag Sunk date Notes Coordinates
Skanderbeg  Italy 12 February 1942 A paddle steamer that was confiscated by the occupying Italians during WWII, then seized and scuttled in Lake Skadar by members of the Yugoslav Partisans, an anti-Nazi resistance group.

The Netherlands[edit]

Ship Flag Sunk date Notes Coordinates
MV Aqueity  United Kingdom 11 November 1947 A tanker that struck a mine off Terschelling. 53°32′N 05°02′E / 53.533°N 5.033°E / 53.533; 5.033 (MV Aqueity (1945))
SS Berlin  United Kingdom 20 February 1907 A ferry that was sunk near Hook of Holland during a storm.
MV Christiaan Huygens  Netherlands 26 August 1945 A troopship that struck a mine and was beached at the Zuid-Steenbank.
HMS E47  Royal Navy 20 August 1917 An E-class submarine that was sunk about 6 nautical miles (11 km) northwest of Texel. 53°6′8.10″N 4°33′28.0″E / 53.1022500°N 4.557778°E / 53.1022500; 4.557778 (HMS E47)
HNLMS Johan Maurits van Nassau  Royal Netherlands Navy 14 May 1940 A sloop that was sunk by German aircraft off Zijpe. 52°50′13″N 4°33′56″E / 52.83694°N 4.56556°E / 52.83694; 4.56556 (HNLMS Johan Maurits van Nassau)
Katowice  Poland 1949 A Polish cargo ship sunk near Terschelling during a storm.
HMS Lutine  French Navy 9 October 1799 A Magicienne-class frigate that ran aground on a sandbank off Terschelling with a large cargo of gold.
SS Hertha Engeline Fritzen  Nazi Germany 26 October 1941 A steamship that ran aground near the Nieuwe Waterweg.
SS Rotterdam  Netherlands 26 September 1883 A passenger ship that ran aground off Haamstede. 51°41′08″N 3°36′50″E / 51.68556°N 3.61389°E / 51.68556; 3.61389 (SS Rotterdam (1872))
U-7  Kaiserliche Marine 21 January 1915 A Type U 5 U-boat that was sunk by friendly fire from U-22. 53°25′48″N 6°12′00″E / 53.43000°N 6.20000°E / 53.43000; 6.20000 (SM U-7 (Germany))
UB-61  Kaiserliche Marine 29 November 1917 A Type UB III U-boat that was sunk by a mine off Vlieland. 53°20′N 4°56′E / 53.333°N 4.933°E / 53.333; 4.933 (SM UB-61)
UC-10  Kaiserliche Marine 21 August 1916 A Type UC I U-boat that was torpedoed by HMS E54. 52°02′N 03°54′E / 52.033°N 3.900°E / 52.033; 3.900 (SM UC-10)
The Vliegenthart (Flying Hart) 3 February 1735 A Dutch East Indiaman that was lost after striking a sand bank off the coast of Vlissingen, Zeeland. Every one of the 461 sailors, soldiers and merchants aboard perished. The wreck was discovered in late 1981.

Norway[edit]

Ship Flag Sunk date Notes Coordinates
Akerendam 8 March 1725 A Dutch East India Company ship that sank in a storm off Runde. In 1972, 57,000 gold and silver coins were recovered from the wreck.
Z22 Anton Schmitt  Kriegsmarine 11 April 1940 A Type 1936-class destroyer that was sunk in the First Naval Battle of Narvik.
MV Atheltemplar  United Kingdom 14 September 1942 A tanker that was torpedoed by U-457 southwest of Bear Island. 76°00′N 18°00′E / 76.000°N 18.000°E / 76.000; 18.000 (MV Atheltemplar)
SS Barøy  Norway 13 September 1941 A cargo liner that sunk by British aircraft about 2 nautical miles (3.7 km) west of Tranøy Lighthouse.
Z11 Bernd von Arnim  Kriegsmarine 13 April 1940 A Type 1934A-class destroyer that was scuttled in the Second Naval Battle of Narvik.
HMS Bittern  Royal Navy 30 April 1940 A Bittern-class sloop that was sunk by German aircraft at Namsos. 64°28′N 11°30′E / 64.467°N 11.500°E / 64.467; 11.500 (HMS Bittern (L07))
SS Blaafjeld  Norway 4 May 1940 A Norwegian steamship that was bombed during WWII at Rørvik.
Blücher  Kriegsmarine 9 April 1940 An Admiral Hipper-class heavy cruiser that was sunk at the Battle of Drøbak Sound. 59°42′N 10°35.5′E / 59.700°N 10.5917°E / 59.700; 10.5917 (German cruiser Blücher)
USS Cochino  United States Navy 26 August 1949 A Balao-class submarine that caught fire and sank off Hammerfest. 71°35′N 23°35′E / 71.583°N 23.583°E / 71.583; 23.583 (USS Cochino (SS-345))
HMS Curlew  Royal Navy 26 May 1940 A C-class cruiser that was sunk by German aircraft in Ofotfjord. 68°33′32″N 16°33′29″E / 68.559°N 16.558°E / 68.559; 16.558 (HMS Curlew (D42))
Z17 Diether von Roeder  Kriegsmarine 13 April 1940 A Type 1936-class destroyer that was scuttled in the Second Naval Battle of Narvik.
SS Dresden  Nazi Germany 20 June 1934 A German steamer stranded 20 nautical miles (37 km) from Haugesund near Blikshavn, Island of Karmøy, whilst undertaking a cruise. 59°12′07″N 05°19′08″E / 59.20194°N 5.31889°E / 59.20194; 5.31889 (USS Zeppelin)
SS Dronning Maud  Norway 1 May 1940 A troopship that was sunk by German aircraft near Gratangen. 68°41.917′N 017°26.367′E / 68.698617°N 17.439450°E / 68.698617; 17.439450 (SS Dronning Maud (1925))
HMS Effingham  Royal Navy 18 May 1940 A Hawkins-class heavy cruiser that struck a rock near Bodø and was scuttled.
HNoMS Eidsvold  Royal Norwegian Navy 9 April 1940 An Eidsvold-class coastal defence ship that was torpedoed by German destroyers at Narvik.
Z12 Erich Giese  Kriegsmarine 13 April 1940 A Type 1934A-class destroyer that was sunk by British ships in the Second Naval Battle of Narvik.
Z13 Erich Koellner  Kriegsmarine 13 April 1940 A Type 1934A-class destroyer that was scuttled in the Second Naval Battle of Narvik.
HNoMS Frøya  Royal Norwegian Navy 13 April 1940 A minelayer that was scuttled while under attack from German forces in the Stjørnfjord.
HNoMS Garm  Royal Norwegian Navy 26 April 1940 A Draug-class destroyer that was sunk by German aircraft. 61°04′41″N 5°49′55″E / 61.07806°N 5.83194°E / 61.07806; 5.83194 (HNoMS Garm (1913))
FV Gaul  United Kingdom February 1974 A deep-sea trawler sunk in the Barents Sea.
Z2 Georg Thiele  Kriegsmarine 13 April 1940 A Type 1934-class destroyer that was run aground in the Second Naval Battle of Narvik. 68°24′N 17°35′E / 68.400°N 17.583°E / 68.400; 17.583 (German destroyer Z2 Georg Thiele)
ORP Grom  Polish Navy 4 May 1940 A Grom-class destroyer that was bombed by German aircraft in Rombaken.
Haakon Jarl II  Norway 17 June 1924 An iron steamship sunk in the Vestfjorden following collision with another ship.
MV Hamburg  Nazi Germany 1 March 1941 A German fish factory transport ship sunk by a British destroyer in Lofoten.
Z18 Hans Lüdemann  Kriegsmarine 13 April 1940 A Type 1936-class destroyer that was scuttled in the Second Naval Battle of Narvik.
HMS Hardy  Royal Navy 10 April 1940 An H-class destroyer that was attacked by German destroyers and ran aground at Vidrek. 68°24′N 17°12′E / 68.400°N 17.200°E / 68.400; 17.200 (HMS Hardy (1936))
SS Henry  Norway 13 February 1944 A civilian cargo ship that was sunk by a Royal Norwegian Navy torpedo boat off Kristiansund.
HMS Hunter  Royal Navy 10 April 1940 An H-class destroyer that was sunk by German destroyers in the First Battle of Narvik. 68°24′53″N 17°10′22″E / 68.41472°N 17.17278°E / 68.41472; 17.17278 (HMS Hunter (H35))
Z19 Hermann Künne  Kriegsmarine 13 April 1940 A Type 1936-class destroyer that was scuttled in the Second Naval Battle of Narvik.
SS Irma  Norway 13 February 1944 A civilian cargo liner that was sunk by a Royal Norwegian Navy torpedo boat off Kristiansund. 49°29′N 5°42′W / 49.483°N 5.700°W / 49.483; -5.700 (SS Irma (1905))
Karlsruhe  Kriegsmarine 9 April 1940 A Königsberg-class light cruiser that was torpedoed by HMS Truant and scuttled off Kristiansand. 58°4′N 8°4′E / 58.067°N 8.067°E / 58.067; 8.067 (German cruiser Karlsruhe)
HDMS Lossen  Denmark-Norway 25 December 1717 A frigate wrecked off Hvaler in the Christmas flood of 1717.
SS Martti Ragnar  Finland 22 September 1939 A cargo ship that was sunk by U-4 in Skagerrak. 58°24′N 8°48′E / 58.400°N 8.800°E / 58.400; 8.800 (SS Martti Ragnar (1934))
Murmansk  Russian Navy 24 December 1994 Soviet-era nuclear cruiser, grounded while being towed to India for scrapping. 70°38′10″N 21°57′24″E / 70.636024°N 21.956681°E / 70.636024; 21.956681 (Soviet cruiser Murmansk (1955))
SS Nerva  Norway 7 September 1943 A Norwegian steamship that grounded during WWII at Rørvik.
SS Nordnorge  Kriegsmarine 10 May 1940 A troopship that was sunk by British warships at Hemnesberget.
HNoMS Norge  Royal Norwegian Navy 9 April 1940 An Eidsvold-class coastal defence ship that was sunk by the Z11 Bernd von Arnim at Narvik.
USS O-12  United States Navy 20 November 1931 An O-class submarine that was used for an Arctic expedition and was later scuttled in Byfjorden.
HMS Oxley  Royal Navy 10 September 1939 An Odin-class submarine that was sunk by friendly fire from HMS Triton. 58°30′N 5°30′E / 58.500°N 5.500°E / 58.500; 5.500 (HMS Oxley)
MS Palatia  Kriegsmarine 21 October 1942 A cargo liner that was sunk by a New Zealand torpedo bomber, killing 986 people, most of them prisoners-of-war. 57°58.1′N 07°14′E / 57.9683°N 7.233°E / 57.9683; 7.233 (MS Palatia (1928))
SS Prins Olav  Royal Norwegian Navy 9 June 1940 A passenger/cargo ship that sunk by German aircraft in the Norwegian Sea whilst carrying troops. 67°07′N 01°00′E / 67.117°N 1.000°E / 67.117; 1.000 (SS Prins Olav (1907))
MS Rigel  Nazi Germany 27 November 1944 A prisoner-of-war transport that was sunk by Supermarine Seafire fighters and Fairey Firefly dive-bombers from the Royal Navy aircraft carrier HMS Implacable, south of Sandnessjøen, with 2,572 deaths. 65°49′16″N 12°20′10″E / 65.82111°N 12.33611°E / 65.82111; 12.33611 (MS Rigel)
HNoMS Sæl  Royal Norwegian Navy 18 April 1940 A 1.-class torpedo boat that was sunk in action with German warships in the Hardangerfjord
SS Sanct Svithun  Norway 30 September 1943 A steamship that was sunk by 6 Bristol Beaufighters aircraft from the Canadian 404 Squadron off the islet of Buholmen.
Scharnhorst  Kriegsmarine 26 December 1943 A German Scharnhorst-class battleship sunk in the Battle of North Cape. 72°16′N 28°41′E / 72.267°N 28.683°E / 72.267; 28.683 (German battleship Scharnhorst (1936))
MS Seattle  Nazi Germany 13 April 1940 A cargo ship that was damaged in crossfire and sunk at Dvergsnestangen.
SS Sekstant  Norway 4 May 1940 A Norwegian steamship that was bombed during WWII at Rørvik.
SS Sirius  Norway 18 May 1940 A cargo ship that was sunk by a German bomber off Dyrøya.
HNoMS Stegg  Royal Norwegian Navy 20 April 1940 A Trygg-class torpedo boat that was sunk in action with German warships in the Hardangerfjord
HNoMS Storm  Royal Norwegian Navy 13 April 1940 A 1.-class torpedo boat that ran aground and sank in Hordaland
HMS Thistle  Royal Navy 10 April 1940 A T-class submarine that was torpedoed by U-4 off Stavanger. 59°00′N 05°00′E / 59.000°N 5.000°E / 59.000; 5.000 (HMS Thistle (N24))
Tirpitz  Kriegsmarine 12 November 1944 A Bismarck-class battleship that was sunk by British aircraft off Tromsø in Operation Catechism.
U-6  Kaiserliche Marine 15 September 1915 A Type U 5 U-boat that was torpedoed by HMS E16 off Stavanger. 58°55′N 5°10′E / 58.917°N 5.167°E / 58.917; 5.167 (SM U-6 (Germany))
U-49  Kriegsmarine 15 April 1940 A Type VIIB U-boat that was sunk by HMS Fearless and HMS Brazen near Harstad. 68°53′N 16°59′E / 68.883°N 16.983°E / 68.883; 16.983 (German submarine U-49 (1939))
U-622  Kriegsmarine 24 July 1943 A Type VIIC U-boat that was sunk by US aircraft at Trondheim. 63°27′N 10°23′E / 63.450°N 10.383°E / 63.450; 10.383 (German submarine U-662)
U-711  Kriegsmarine 4 May 1945 A Type VIIC U-boat that was sunk by British aircraft off Harstad during Operation Judgement. 68°48′N 16°38′E / 68.800°N 16.633°E / 68.800; 16.633 (U-711)
U-737  Kriegsmarine 19 December 1944 A Type VIIC U-boat that collided with German depot ship MRS 25 in the Vestfjorden.
U-864  Kriegsmarine 9 February 1945 A Type IXD2 U-boat that was scuttled by HMS Venturer while on a logistics mission to Japan. 60°46′10″N 4°37′15″E / 60.76944°N 4.62083°E / 60.76944; 4.62083 (German submarine U-864)
HNoMS Uredd  Royal Norwegian Navy 24 February 1943 A U-class submarine that ran into a minefield southwest of Fugløyvær. 67°5′N 13°31′E / 67.083°N 13.517°E / 67.083; 13.517 (HNoMS Uredd (P-41))
Z21 Wilhelm Heidkamp  Kriegsmarine 11 April 1940 A Type 1936-class destroyer that was sunk in the First Naval Battle of Narvik.
Z9 Wolfgang Zenker  Kriegsmarine 13 April 1940 A Type 1934A-class destroyer that was scuttled in the Second Naval Battle of Narvik.

Poland[edit]

Ship Flag Sunk date Notes Coordinates
SS General von Steuben  Nazi Germany 10 February 1945 A German luxury passenger liner turned armoured transport ship that was torpedoed and sunk by Soviet submarine S-13. 54°41′N 16°51′E / 54.683°N 16.850°E / 54.683; 16.850 (SS General von Steuben)
Graf Zeppelin  Soviet Navy 16 August 1947 Germany's only aircraft carrier in World War II, scuttled after the war by the Soviet Navy. 55°31′03″N 18°17′09″E / 55.51750°N 18.28583°E / 55.51750; 18.28583 (German aircraft carrier Graf Zeppelin)
U-670  Kriegsmarine 20 August 1943 A Type VIIC U-boat that sank in a collision with Bolkoburg in Gdańsk Bay. 54°50′N 19°15′E / 54.833°N 19.250°E / 54.833; 19.250 (German submarine U-670)
U-854  Kriegsmarine 4 February 1944 A Type IXC/40 U-boat that struck a mine north of Świnoujście. 54°1′N 14°16′E / 54.017°N 14.267°E / 54.017; 14.267 (German submarine U-854)
Wilhelm Gustloff  Nazi Germany 30 January 1945 A passenger ship on a rescue mission torpedoed and sunk by Soviet submarine S-13 in the Baltic Sea. Over 9,000 people were lost. 55°04′22″N 17°25′17″E / 55.0729°N 17.4213°E / 55.0729; 17.4213 (MV Wilhelm Gustloff)

Portugal[edit]

Ship Flag Sunk date Notes Coordinates
SS Andrios  United Kingdom 20 November 1926 A cargo ship that ran aground off the Berlengas Islands.
HMS Apollo  Royal Navy 2 April 1804 An Apollo-class frigate that ran aground 9 nautical miles (17 km) south of Cape Mondego.
SS Maria Grecia  Portugal A freight vessel sunk off the coast of Sesimbra, in the early 20th century.
Numancia  Spanish Navy 17 December 1916 A Spanish war frigate sunk in the bay of Sesimbra.
The Pepper Wreck 14 September 1606 A Portuguese Indiaman found at the mouth of the Tagus.
SS Pimpao de Odemira  Portugal 18 May 1904 A Portuguese freight vessel sank off the coast of Cabo Espichel.
MV River Gurara  Nigeria 1989 A Nigerian freight vessel sank off the coast of Cabo Espichel, Setubal.
Run'her  Confederate States of America 1863 A Confederate steamship that sank in the Angra do Heroísmo Bay.
Spanish ship San Pedro de Alcantara 2 February 1786 A man-of-war that sank near Peniche with a cargo of treasure.
Suffren  French Navy 26 November 1916 A République-class battleship that was torpedoed by U-52 off Lisbon. 39°10′N 10°48′W / 39.167°N 10.800°W / 39.167; -10.800 (French battleship Suffren)
U-1277  Kriegsmarine 3 June 1945 A Type VIIC/41 U-boat that was scuttled off Porto. 41°09′N 08°41′W / 41.150°N 8.683°W / 41.150; -8.683 (German submarine U-1227)
SS Woodham  United Kingdom 9 December 1876 A British steamboat sunk off the coast of Lisbon.

Romania[edit]

Ship Flag Sunk date Notes Coordinates
MV Akra Aktion  Greece 19 February 1981 A Greek cargo ship, ran ashore at Vama Veche. The crew was saved but the ship remained on the spot. For many years, it remained visible above the water, but decayed over time due to rust and waves. The shipwreck is now completely under the water.
MV E Evangelia  Greece 15 October 1968 A Greek freighter, grounded off Costinesti; part of an insurance fraud.
Shch-213  Soviet Navy 14 October 1942 A Shchuka-class submarine that struck a mine 6 nautical miles (11 km) from Constanta.

Russia / Soviet Union[edit]

Ship Flag Sunk date Notes Coordinates
SS Admiral Nakhimov  Soviet Union 31 August 1986 An ocean liner that collided with the Pyotr Vasev in Tsemes Bay. 44°36′15″N 37°52′35″E / 44.60417°N 37.87639°E / 44.60417; 37.87639 (SS Admiral Nakhimov)
Agnes Blaikie  United Kingdom 5 May 1855 A British sailing vessel sunk in a collision with HMS Medina in the Black Sea near Balaklava.
Armenia  Soviet Union 7 November 1941 A Soviet hospital ship sunk by German torpedo-carrying planes; estimated over 5,000 casualties. 44°15′N 34°17′E / 44.250°N 34.283°E / 44.250; 34.283 (Armenia (ship))
HMS Bluebell  Royal Navy 17 February 1945 A Flower-class corvette that was torpedoed by U-711 in the Kola Inlet. 69°24′N 33°42′E / 69.400°N 33.700°E / 69.400; 33.700 (HMS Bluebell (K80))
MV Bulgaria  Russia 10 July 2011 A Russian cruise ship lost in a storm on the Volga River.[9] 55°03′47″N 49°09′07″E / 55.063°N 49.152°E / 55.063; 49.152 (MS Bulgaria)
HMS Denbigh Castle  Royal Navy 13 February 1945 A Castle-class corvette that was torpedoed by U-992 and sank under tow in the Kola Inlet. 69°20′N 33°33′E / 69.333°N 33.550°E / 69.333; 33.550 (HMS Denbigh Castle (K696))
USS Herndon  United States Navy 16 January 1945 A Clemson-class destroyer that was sunk off the Murman Coast. 69°15′N 37°2′E / 69.250°N 37.033°E / 69.250; 37.033 (USS Herndon (DD-198))
K-159  Russian Navy 30 August 2003 A Soviet-era submarine that accidentally sank while being towed for scrapping in the Barents Sea. She was decommissioned in 1989, prior to sinking, but both of her nuclear reactors are still on board. 69°22.64′N 33°49.51′E / 69.37733°N 33.82517°E / 69.37733; 33.82517 (Soviet submarine K-159)
K-27  Soviet Navy 6 September 1982 Soviet submarine scuttled in the Kara Sea by the Soviet Navy. The boat had suffered irreparable nuclear reactor plant damage at sea in 1968. Both nuclear reactors are still on board. 72°31′N 55°30′E / 72.517°N 55.500°E / 72.517; 55.500 (Soviet submarine K-27)
HMS Matabele  Royal Navy 17 January 1942 A Tribal-class destroyer that was torpedoed by U-454 off Teriberka. 69°21′N 35°27′E / 69.350°N 35.450°E / 69.350; 35.450 (HMS Matabele (F26))
SS Revoljucija  Soviet Union 3 December 1944 A cargo ship that was torpedoed by U-1163 near Semiostrovskiy Reid. 68°44′N 37°49′E / 68.733°N 37.817°E / 68.733; 37.817 (SS Revoljucija)
U-286  Kriegsmarine 29 April 1945 A Type VIIC U-boat that was sunk by three British frigates north of Murmansk. 69°29′N 33°37′E / 69.483°N 33.617°E / 69.483; 33.617 (German submarine U-286)
U-763  Kriegsmarine 26 January 1945 A Type VIIC U-boat that was scuttled at Königsberg (now Kaliningrad) after taking damage in a Soviet air raid. 54°42′N 20°32′E / 54.700°N 20.533°E / 54.700; 20.533 (German submarine U-763)

Spain[edit]

Ship Flag Sunk date Notes Coordinates
Spanish battleship Alfonso XIII  Spanish Republican Navy 30 April 1937 A Spanish España-class battleship sunk by a mine off Santander. 43°31′26″N 3°40′44″W / 43.52389°N 3.67889°W / 43.52389; -3.67889 (Spanish battleship Alfonso XIII)
HMS Britannia  Royal Navy 9 November 1918 A King Edward VII-class battleship that was torpedoed by UB-50 off Cape Trafalgar. 35°53′N 5°53′W / 35.883°N 5.883°W / 35.883; -5.883 (HMS Britannia (1904))
Spanish submarine C-3  Spanish Republican Navy 12 December 1936 A Spanish C-class submarine that was torpedoed by U-34 about 4 nautical miles (7.4 km) southeast of Málaga. 36°40′N 4°21′W / 36.667°N 4.350°W / 36.667; -4.350 (Spanish submarine C-3)
HMS Captain  Royal Navy 6 September 1870 A warship that capsized in a storm off Cape Finisterre.
MV Cason  Panama 5 December 1987 A cargo ship that caught fire and was grounded off Cape Finisterre.
RMS Douro  United Kingdom 1 April 1882 A Royal Mail Ship that sank off the coast of Cape Finisterre after colliding with the Spanish steamship Yrurac Bat.
HMS Egret  Royal Navy 27 August 1943 An Egret-class sloop sunk by enemy aircraft near Vigo. 42°10′N 9°22′W / 42.167°N 9.367°W / 42.167; -9.367 (HMS Egret (L25))
Duchess of York  United Kingdom 12 July 1943 A UK troopship sunk by UK torpedoes after German aerial bombardment left her burning. 41°15′N 15°24′W / 41.250°N 15.400°W / 41.250; -15.400 (SS Duchess of York (1928))
USS Jallao  United States Navy 1985 A Balao-class submarine that was scuttled off Cartagena. 38°03′N 133°12′E / 38.05°N 133.2°E / 38.05; 133.2 (USS Jallao (SS-368))
Soviet submarine K-8  Soviet Navy 12 April 1970 A November-class submarine that caught fire and sank while being towed in the Bay of Biscay. Four nuclear warheads and two nuclear reactors are still on board.
Spanish ship Neptuno 23 October 1805 A Spanish Montañés-class ship of the line wrecked in the Bay of Cádiz.
MV Neretva  Croatia 13 August 1992 A merchant ship that sank off Ribadesella. It lies on sand at a depth of 50 metres (160 ft). 43°29′02.16″N 5°00′57.67″W / 43.4839333°N 5.0160194°W / 43.4839333; -5.0160194 (Neretva (merchant))
Prestige  Bahamas 19 November 2002 An oil tanker that sank off Galicia. 42°53′N 9°53′W / 42.883°N 9.883°W / 42.883; -9.883 (Prestige (oil tanker))
Sirio  Kingdom of Italy 4 August 1906 An Italian merchant steamship which ran aground on a reef off Cape Palos and the Hormigas Islands off the Spanish coast, killing hundreds of migrants to Argentina. 37°39′6.73″N 0°39′10.31″W / 37.6518694°N 0.6528639°W / 37.6518694; -0.6528639 (SS Sirio)
U-106  Kriegsmarine 2 August 1943 A German Type IXB U-boat sunk by enemy aircraft off Cape Ortegal. 46°35′N 11°55′W / 46.583°N 11.917°W / 46.583; -11.917 (German submarine U-106 (1940))
U-138  Kriegsmarine 18 June 1941 A German Type IID U-boat sunk by depth charges off Cadiz.
U-751  Kriegsmarine 17 July 1942 A German Type VIIC U-boat sunk by depth charges off Cape Ortegal.
U-755  Kriegsmarine 28 May 1943 A German Type VIIC U-boat sunk off Isla de Alborán.
U-77  Kriegsmarine 28 March 1943 A German Type VIIC U-boat sunk off Cartagena. 37°42′N 00°10′E / 37.700°N 0.167°E / 37.700; 0.167 (German submarine U-77 (1940))
SS Yrurac Bat  Spain 1 April 1882 A Spanish steamship that sank off the coast of Cape Finisterre after colliding with RMS Douro.

Slovenia[edit]

Ship Flag Sunk date Notes Coordinates
SS Rex  Italy 8 September 1944 An Italian liner that sank near Koper after being hit by rockets fired by RAF aircraft. 45°32′56″N 13°41′31″E / 45.54889°N 13.69194°E / 45.54889; 13.69194 (SS Rex)

Sweden[edit]

Ship Flag Sunk date Notes Coordinates
SS August Helmerich  German Empire 30 September 1919 A cargo ship that collided with SS Normandie off Dalarö.
Dalarö wreck A 17th century shipwreck discovered in 2003 off Dalarö.
MV Finnbirch  Sweden 1 November 2006 A RORO ferry that capsized in a storm. 56°45′03″N 17°15′06″E / 56.75083°N 17.25167°E / 56.75083; 17.25167 (MV Finnbirch)
Herakles  Sweden 2 March 2004 A towboat that foundered in heavy weather and was wrecked near Grundkallen.
SS I P Suhr  Denmark 1 December 1950 A cargo ship that capsized 5 nautical miles (9.3 km) off Sandhammaren.
Kronan 1 June 1676 The largest warship in the Swedish navy during the Scanian War. It sank in rough weather in the Battle of Öland, and was rediscovered in 1980. 56°26′58″N 16°40′20″E / 56.44944°N 16.67222°E / 56.44944; 16.67222 (Kronan (ship))
Luleå Northern Harbour Wreck c1700 A wreck in Luleå Northern Harbour measuring 7m by 20m made from wood dated to approximately 1700. Discovered during the Sailing World Cup held in Luleå in 1988 and dated in 2011.
Mars 31 May 1564 A Swedish warship that was sunk 18 kilometres north of Öland during the Northern Seven Years' War.
S-2  Soviet Navy 2 January 1940 A Soviet S-class submarine that hit a mine west of the Åland Islands.
S-7  Soviet Navy 21 October 1942 A Soviet S-class submarine that was torpedoed by Vesihiisi off Stockholm. 59°51′N 19°32′E / 59.850°N 19.533°E / 59.850; 19.533 (Soviet submarine S-7)
Som  Swedish Navy 10 May 1916 A Som-class submarine that sank in a collision in the Sea of Åland. 60°00′N 18°56′E / 60.000°N 18.933°E / 60.000; 18.933 (Som)
SV Swiks  Åland 21 December 1926 A three-masted schooner, built 1902, that sank in a storm off the coast of Öland.
Vasa 10 August 1628 A Swedish galleon that foundered on her maiden voyage and sank in Stockholm. 59°19′40″N 18°05′28″E / 59.32778°N 18.09111°E / 59.32778; 18.09111 (Vasa (ship))
SS Westfalen  Kriegsmarine 7 September 1944 A prisoner transport that was sunk by a mine off Marstrand. 57°46′47″N 11°27′22″E / 57.7797°N 11.4561°E / 57.7797; 11.4561 (SS Westfalen)

Ukraine[edit]

Ship Flag Sunk date Notes Coordinates
Giulio Cesare  Marina Militare 29 October 1955 A Conte di Cavour-class battleship that exploded in Sevastopol Bay, resulting in 608 deaths. 44°37′7″N 33°32′8″E / 44.61861°N 33.53556°E / 44.61861; 33.53556 (Italian battleship Giulio Cesare)
HMS Tiger  Royal Navy 11 May 1854 A steam frigate that was grounded in the Crimean War 5 nautical miles (9.3 km) southwest of Odessa.

United Kingdom[edit]

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