List of shipwrecks in 1817

The list of shipwrecks in 1817 includes ships sunk, wrecked or otherwise lost during 1817.

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JanuaryEdit

1 JanuaryEdit

List of shipwrecks: 1 January 1817
Ship Country Description
Better Luck Still   United Kingdom The ship departed from São Miguel, Azores. No further trace, presumed foundered with the loss of all hands.[1]
Finch   United Kingdom The ship departed from Texel, North Holland, Netherlands for Liverpool, Lancashire. No further trace, presumed foundered with the loss of all hands.[2]
Narova   Hamburg The ship departed from Cuxhaven for London, United Kingdom. No further trace, presumed foundered with the loss of all hands.[3]

2 JanuaryEdit

List of shipwrecks: 2 January 1817
Ship Country Description
Speculator   United Kingdom The ship departed from Pillau, Prussia for Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Northumberland. No further trace, presumed foundered with the loss of all hands.[4]

4 JanuaryEdit

List of shipwrecks: 4 January 1817
Ship Country Description
Indefatigable   United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore at Liverpool, Lancashire. She was on a voyage from Lisbon, Portugal, to Liverpool.[5]
Mary   United Kingdom The ship foundered in the North Sea with the loss of all hands. She was on a voyage from Great Yarmouth, Norfolk, to Leith, Lothian.[6]
Mary   United Kingdom The ship was abandoned off Newfoundland, British North America. She was on a voyage from St. John's, Newfoundland, to a Scottish port. Mary subsequently came ashore at Bay Bulls, Newfoundland, and was wrecked.[7]
Pearl   United Kingdom The ship sank at the Isle of Skye. She was on a voyage from the River Clare to Greenock, Renfrewshire.[8]
Resolution   United Kingdom The brig was driven ashore at Porthleven, Cornwall. Her crew were rescued. She was on a voyage from Oporto, Portugal, to London.[5][9] Resolution broke up on 6 January.[10]

5 JanuaryEdit

List of shipwrecks: 5 January 1817
Ship Country Description
Freundschaft   Hanover The ship was wrecked at Heligoland. She was on a voyage from Norden to London, United Kingdom.[11]
Gerarda Jacoba Louisa   Netherlands The ship foundered in the Vlie. Her crew were rescued. She was on a voyage from Berbice to Amsterdam, North Holland.[6]
Mary   United Kingdom The ship was abandoned in the Bay of Bulls. She was on a voyage from Newfoundland to a Scottish port.[12]
Peace   United Kingdom The ship departed Smyrna, Ottoman Empire, for Alexandria, Egypt. No further trace, presumed foundered in the Mediterranean Sea with the loss of all hands.[13]

6 JanuaryEdit

List of shipwrecks: 6 January 1817
Ship Country Description
Ceres   Netherlands The ship was lost near Boulogne, Pas-de-Calais, France. She was on a voyage from Demerara to Amsterdam, North Holland.[14]
Eclipse   United Kingdom The ship was driven in to Mary Fell at New Quay, Cardiganshire, and sank. She was on a voyage from Liverpool, Lancashire, to Rio de Janeiro.[10]
Mary Fell   United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore at New Quay.[10]

7 JanuaryEdit

List of shipwrecks: 7 January 1817
Ship Country Description
Alexis   Russia The full-rigged ship was driven ashore in a storm at Rio de Janeiro. She was refloated the next day.[15][16]
Charlotte   Russia The ship was driven ashore in a storm at Rio de Janeiro. She was refloated on 11 January.[15][16]
Cossack   United Kingdom The schooner capsized in a storm at Rio de Janeiro. She was later refloated.[15]
Herculese   Portugal The full-rigged ship was driven ashore in a storm at Rio de Janeiro. She was refloated the next day.[15][16]
Holland   United States The brig was driven ashore in a storm at Rio de Janeiro. She was refloated the next day.[15]

8 JanuaryEdit

List of shipwrecks: 8 January 1817
Ship Country Description
Braddock   United Kingdom The ship was lost near Barnstable, Massachusetts, United States. She was on a voyage from Liverpool, Lancashire, to New York, United States.[17]
Dick   United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore and wrecked at Aberdovey, Cardiganshire. She was on a voyage from London to Aberdovey.[6]
Hermanus   Netherlands The ship sank at Rotterdam, South Holland.[6]
Lord Nelson   United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore at Hellevoetsluis, South Holland, Netherlands.[6][14]

9 JanuaryEdit

List of shipwrecks: 9 January 1817
Ship Country Description
Harmonie   Hamburg The ship capsized at Cuxhaven. She was on a voyage from the Gulf of Venice to Cuxhaven.[18]

10 JanuaryEdit

List of shipwrecks: 10 January 1817
Ship Country Description
Ceres   Netherlands The ship was wrecked near Boulogne, Pas-de-Calais, France with the loss of all hands. She was on a voyage from Demerara to Amsterdam, North Holland.[6]
Le Jeune François   France The ship was wrecked in the English Channel 14 leagues (42 nautical miles (78 km)) south west of The Lizard, Cornwall, United Kingdom.[19]

12 JanuaryEdit

List of shipwrecks: 12 January 1817
Ship Country Description
Fame   United States The ship was wrecked on Harbour Island, Bahamas. Her crew were rescued. She was on a voyage from Boston, Massachusetts, to Havana, Cuba.[20]

13 JanuaryEdit

List of shipwrecks: 13 January 1817
Ship Country Description
Albion   United Kingdom The ship was lost off Trincomalee, Ceylon. Her crew and passengers were rescued. She was on a voyage from Madras, India, to London.[21]

14 JanuaryEdit

List of shipwrecks: 14 January 1817
Ship Country Description
Agnes   United Kingdom The ship foundered in the Bay of Biscay with the loss of all hands. She was bound for the Cape of Good Hope.[22]
Millbanke   United Kingdom The ship struck a rock and sank at Sunderland, County Durham.[22]

15 JanuaryEdit

List of shipwrecks: 15 January 1817
Ship Country Description
Adelaide   France The ship capsized in the English Channel off Berville, Seine-Inférieure during a squall. She was on a voyage from Havre de Grâce to Rouen, Seine-Inférieure.[22]
Brothers   United Kingdom The ship was last seen on this date whilst on a voyage from Bilbao, Spain, to the United Kingdom. Presumed to have subsequently foundered with the loss of all hands.[15]
Independent   United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore and wrecked at Horsey, Norfolk. Her crew were rescued. She was on a voyage from Málaga, Spain to Hull, Yorkshire.[22]
Owner's Delight   United Kingdom The sloop was wrecked at Dartmouth, Devon. She was on a voyage from Portsmouth, Hampshire, to Plymouth, Devon.[23]
Robusto   Portugal The ship was driven ashore in the Straits of Banca. She was on a voyage from China to Rio de Janeiro.[24] Robusto was later refloated with assistance from Addison (  United States).[25]
Sir Alexander Ball   United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore at Livorno, Grand Duchy of Tuscany. She was on a voyage from San Domingue to Livorno.[26] Sir Alexander Ball was later refloated and taken in to Livorno.[27]

16 JanuaryEdit

List of shipwrecks: 16 January 1817
Ship Country Description
Paix   France The ship was wrecked at Havre de Grâce, Seine-Inférieure with some loss of life. She was on a voyage from Bayonne, Basses-Pyrénées, to Havre de Grâce.[22]

17 JanuaryEdit

List of shipwrecks: 17 January 1817
Ship Country Description
Good Hope   India The ship was driven ashore near Trincomalee, Ceylon.[28]
Paquette de Cádiz   Spain The ship was driven ashore and damaged at Berville, Seine-Inférieure, France. She was on a voyage from Cádiz to Havre de Grâce and Rouen, Seine-Inférieure. Paquette de Cádiz was later refloated.[11]
Thomas and Margaret   United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore near "Lochendahl". She was on a voyage from Strangford, County Down, to Londonderry.[1]
Unity   United Kingdom The ship foundered in the North Sea off Orfordness, Suffolk.[26]

18 JanuaryEdit

List of shipwrecks: 18 January 1817
Ship Country Description
Brothers Return   United States The ship was driven ashore at Gibraltar.[29] She was on a voyage from Marseille, Bouches-du-Rhône, France to the United States.[7]
Dove   United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore at Great Orme, Caernarfonshire. She was on a voyage from Cork to Liverpool, Lancashire.[22]
Fox   United States The ship was wrecked on The Vineyard. She was on a voyage from Guadeloupe to Boston, Massachusetts.[30]
Norfolk Packet   United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore and wrecked in Caernarvon Bay. Her crew were rescued. She was on a voyage from Baltimore, Maryland, United States, to Liverpool.[22]
Oak   United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore at Gibraltar.[29] She was later refloated.[31]
Robuste   United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore in the Straits of Banca.[32]

19 JanuaryEdit

List of shipwrecks: 19 January 1817
Ship Country Description
Friendship   United Kingdom The ship was wrecked on Cape Sable Island, British North America. Her crew were rescued. She was on a voyage from Saint Lucia to Halifax, Nova Scotia, British North America.[33]
Peace   United Kingdom The ship sank on the Newcombe Sand, in the North Sea off Great Yarmouth, Norfolk.[34]
Peace   United Kingdom The ship sank in the River Tay.[26]

20 JanuaryEdit

List of shipwrecks: 20 January 1817
Ship Country Description
Active   United Kingdom The sloop was driven ashore and wrecked in Sandy Haven Bay. She was on a voyage from Bristol, Gloucestershire, to Haverfordwest, Pembrokeshire.[35]
Albion   United Kingdom The smack was sunk at Plymouth, Devon, with the loss of all hands.[36] She was on a voyage from Southampton, Hampshire, to Plymouth.[37]
Ann   United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore at Newlyn,[38] or Penzance, Cornwall.[37]
Blue Bonnet   United Kingdom The ship foundered 1.5 nautical miles (2.8 km) off Girvan, Ayrshire, with the loss of all hands.[39]
Deptford   United Kingdom The brig was wrecked in Whitesand Bay with the loss of all hands.[35][36][37]
Dove   United Kingdom The ship was sunk at Newlyn,[38] or Penzance, Cornwall.[37]
Fairy   United Kingdom The ship was sunk at Newlyn,[38] or Penzance.[37]
Farmer's Delight   United Kingdom The sloop was lost in Deadman's Bay.[38] Her crew were rescued.[37]
HMS Jasper   Royal Navy The Cherokee-class brig-sloop was driven ashore and wrecked at Plymouth with the loss of all but two of those on board, in excess of 80 people.[40][41][42]
Jane   United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore at Ayr. She was on a voyage from Ayr to Cork.[26]
Kitty   United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore and wrecked at Newlyn,[38] or sank at Penzance. She was on a voyage from Cork to London.[37]
HMRC Lapwing   HM Board of Revenue The cutter was driven ashore and wrecked at Plymouth.[41][43] Her crew were rescued.[37]
Louisa   United Kingdom The ship sprang a leak in the North Sea off Flamborough Head, Yorkshire. She put into North Shields, County Durham, where she sank.[44]
Maria   United Kingdom The ship was wrecked in Bigbury Bay.[18] She was on a voyage from Seville, Spain, to London.[37]
Mary   United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore and wrecked at Lyme, Dorset.[41]
Morning Star   United States The ship was driven ashore on the Bahama Bank. She was on a voyage from Charleston, South Carolina, to Havana, Cuba.[45]
Princess Mary   United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore and wrecked at Plymouth with the loss of up to ten lives. There were seventeen survivors.[36][41][42][43]
Sir John Moore   United Kingdom The sloop was lost near Campbeltown, Argyllshire. Her crew were rescued.[11]
Springvale   United Kingdom The ship foundered off Dunure, Ayrshire. She was on a voyage from Irvine, Ayrshire, to Dublin.[26]
HMS Telegraph   Royal Navy The schooner was driven ashore and wrecked at Mount Batten, Devon, with the loss of a crew member.[43]
Trois Amis   France The ship was lost near Bridport, Dorset, with the loss of all but one of those on board.[18] She was on a voyage from Bordeaux, Gironde, to Rouen, Seine-Inférieure.[37]
Union   United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore and wrecked at Lyme.[41]
Volante   United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore and wrecked at Lyme.[41]

21 JanuaryEdit

List of shipwrecks: 21 January 1817
Ship Country Description
Golden Grove   United Kingdom Golden Grove, Taylor, master, ran aground on the Sow and Pigs Sandbank, in the North Sea off the coast of Northumberland. She was on a voyage from Gothenburg, Sweden, to Stockton-on-Tees, County Durham.[11]

22 JanuaryEdit

List of shipwrecks: 22 January 1817
Ship Country Description
Catharine   United Kingdom The ship ran aground and sank at the mouth of the River Mersey. She was on a voyage from Leith, Lothian, to Liverpool, Lancashire.[37] She was refloated on 1 February.[46]
Catherine   United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore at the mouth of the River Mersey.[18] Her crew were rescued. She was on a voyage from Liverpool to Newry, County Antrim.[5] She was refloated on 1 February.[26]
Dolphin   Netherlands The ship capsized on the North Gull Sandbank, in the North Sea off Margate, Kent, United Kingdom.[35]
Jane   United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore at the Neyland Rock, Kent. She was refloated the next day and taken in to Margate, Kent. Jane was on a voyage from Penryn, Cornwall, to Chatham, Kent.[37]
Mary   United Kingdom The ship foundered in the English Channel off Berry Head, Devon. She was on a voyage from Viana do Castelo, Portugal, to Plymouth and Teignmouth, Devon.[11]
Perseverance   United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore at Harwich, Essex. She was on a voyage from Newcastle upon Tyne, Northumberland, to Harwich.[11]
Two Friends   United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore and wrecked at Lowestoft, Suffolk.[11]

23 JanuaryEdit

List of shipwrecks: 23 January 1817
Ship Country Description
L'Ameçon   France The brig was driven ashore and wrecked at Gunwalloe, Cornwall, United Kingdom with the loss of nine of her crew. There were nine survivors. She was on a voyage from Marseille, Bouches-du-Rhône, to Havre de Grâce, Seine-Inférieure.[11][47]
Dolphin   Netherlands The ship capsized at Ramsgate, Kent, United Kingdom. She was on a voyage from Rotterdam, South Holland, to Surinam.[37] Dolphin was later refloated.[11]
Phœnix   United Kingdom The ship sprang a leak and was abandoned in the North Sea off Whitby, Yorkshire.[47] Her crew were rescued by Betty (  United Kingdom).[11]
William   United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore at Rattray Head, Aberdeenshire. She was on a voyage from Inverness to Sunderland, County Durham.[46]

24 JanuaryEdit

List of shipwrecks: 24 January 1817
Ship Country Description
Cornwall   United Kingdom A King's Yard lighter ran into Cornwall in the Gull Stream as Cornwall was setting out for Isle of France. The accident caused so much damage that Cornwall had to return to the Thames for repairs.[48]
Sourie   Sweden The ship departed from Gothenburg. No further trace, presumed foundered with the loss of all hands.[4][49]

25 JanuaryEdit

List of shipwrecks: 25 January 1817
Ship Country Description
America   United States The ship was driven ashore at "Vintry". She was on a voyage from New York to Liverpool, Lancashire, United Kingdom.[26]
Mary   United Kingdom The ship was run down and sunk in the North Sea off Robin Hoods Bay, Yorkshire. Her crew were rescued.[34]
Selina   United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore at Lamlash, Isle of Arran. She was on a voyage from Whitehaven, Cumberland, to Limerick.[50]

26 JanuaryEdit

List of shipwrecks: 26 January 1817
Ship Country Description
John   United Kingdom The ship foundered in the Irish Sea off the Isle of Man with the loss of two of her crew.[50]

27 JanuaryEdit

List of shipwrecks: 27 January 1817
Ship Country Description
Atalanta   United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore near Venice, Kingdom of Lombardy–Venetia with the loss of four of her crew. She was on a voyage from Ithaca, Greece, to Trieste. Atalanta was refloated on 1 February and taken in to Venice.[7][51][52]

28 JanuaryEdit

List of shipwrecks: 28 January 1817
Ship Country Description
Peter   United Kingdom The ship was lost on this date. She was on a voyage from St. Mary's to Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States.[53]

29 JanuaryEdit

List of shipwrecks: 29 January 1817
Ship Country Description
El Mundo   Spain The ship was driven ashore at Gibraltar. She was on a voyage from El Vendrell to Cadiz.[7][29]
Mercurius   Netherlands The ship was wrecked at Brielle, South Holland. She was on a voyage from Maassluis, South Holland, to London, United Kingdom.[50]
Richard & Margaret   United States The ship was abandoned in the Atlantic Ocean (50°55′N 22°40′W / 50.917°N 22.667°W / 50.917; -22.667). Her crew were rescued by Mohawk (  United States). Richard & Margaret was on a voyage from New York to Bristol, Gloucestershire, United Kingdom.[54]

31 JanuaryEdit

List of shipwrecks: 31 January 1817
Ship Country Description
Catharine   United States The ship was wrecked on the west coast of Bermuda. She was on a voyage from Buenos Aires to Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.[53]

Unknown dateEdit

List of shipwrecks: Unknown date 1817
Ship Country Description
Alompri   United States The ship was driven ashore in the Abaco Islands. She was on a voyage from New York to New Orleans, Louisiana.[1]
Barbara   United Kingdom The ship departed from London for Tenerife, Spain. No further trace, presumed foundered with the loss of all hands.[55]
Boreas   Sweden The ship was driven ashore on Dragør, Denmark in early January. She was on a voyage from St. Ubes, Spain to Vyborg, Grand Duchy of Finland.[47]
Ceres   United Kingdom The ship departed from King's Lynn, Norfolk, for Leith, Lothian. No further trace, presumed foundered with the loss of all hands.[7]
Diana   Jamaica The pilot boat departed from Kingston for Havana, Cuba. No further trace, presumed foundered with the loss of all hands.[56]
Edmund   Netherlands The ship foundered whilst on a voyage from Amsterdam, South Holland, to Riga, Russia.[50]
Eleanor   United Kingdom The ship was abandoned in the Irish Sea. She was discovered by HMS Mosquidobit (  Royal Navy) on 15 January and was towed in to Dublin.[8]
Farnham   United Kingdom The ship was wrecked at Chester, Cheshire. Her crew were rescued. She was on a voyage from Chester to Plymouth, Devon or Portsmouth, Hampshire.[10]
Golden Grove   United Kingdom Golden Grove, Butcher, master, from Dantzig, was reported to have gotten into Eartholm leaky and was expected to be obliged to discharge.[11]
Hope   United Kingdom The ship was wrecked in the Magdalen Islands, British North America. Her crew were rescued. She was on a voyage from Miramichi Bay to Greenock, Renfrewshire.[52]
Johanna   Sweden The ship was driven ashore on Dragor in early January. She was on a voyage from Helsinki to Oporto, Portugal.[57]
John and Samuel   British North America The ship foundered off Richibucto, New Brunswick.[18]
Jonge Charles   Netherlands The ship was lost off "Hitland" (Shetland). Her crew were rescued. She was on a voyage from Bergen, Norway, to Amsterdam, North Holland.[58]
Julia   British North America The ship was lost off Cape Sable Island with the loss of her captain. She was on a voyage from Halifax, Nova Scotia, to St. Andrews, New Brunswick.[7][29]
London   United Kingdom The ship foundered in the Irish Sea off Lytham St. Annes, Lancashire. She was on a voyage from London to Liverpool, Lancashire.[11]
New Orleans   Missouri Territory The ship ran aground in the Abaco Islands. She was on a voyage from New York to New Orleans.[1]
Neptune   United Kingdom The ship was wrecked at Amelia Island, East Florida.[34]
Nerina   United Kingdom The ship was wrecked in the St. Lawrence River.[1]
Purisima Concepcion   Spain The ship was wrecked at Corribide with the loss of all but three of her crew. She was on a voyage from Rio de Janeiro to A Coruña.[10]
Robert   United States The ship departed from New York for Kingston, Jamaica. No further trace, presumed foundered in the Atlantic Ocean with the loss of all hands.[59]
Nereide   France The ship was lost near Les Sables-d'Olonne, Vendée. She was on a voyage from Nantes, Loire-Inférieure to Marseille, Bouches-du-Rhône.[50]
Rhine   Netherlands The ship was wrecked at Port Pim, Azores, Portugal, in mid-January.[60] She was on a voyage from Amsterdam to Boston, Massachusetts, United States.[27]
Robert Hamilton   United Kingdom The ship departed from Berbice for London. No further trace, presumed foundered with the loss of all hands.[24]
Sailor Boy   United States The schooner departed from "Gloster" for the West Indies in late January. No further trace, presumed foundered with the loss of all hands.[25]
Trial   United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore on the coast of Jamaica in late January. She was on a voyage from Annatto Bay to Port Morant, Jamaica. Trial was later refloated and taken in to Sheerness Bay, Jamaica.[16][53]
Triton   Isle of Man The ship departed from Whitehaven, Cumberland, for Ramsey. No further trace, presumed foundered with the loss of all hands.[61]
Warwick   United Kingdom The ship foundered whilst on a voyage from Liverpool, Lancashire, to Saint Thomas, Virgin Islands.[47]

FebruaryEdit

3 FebruaryEdit

List of shipwrecks: 3 February 1817
Ship Country Description
Plutus   United States The ship was abandoned in the Atlantic Ocean having lost her rudder. She was on a voyage from Boston, Massachusetts, to Havana, Cuba.[62]

4 FebruaryEdit

List of shipwrecks: 4 February 1817
Ship Country Description
Chatham   United Kingdom The ship was wrecked at Cape Lookout, North Carolina, United States. Her crew were rescued. She was on a voyage from Wilmington, Delaware, United States, to Bristol, Gloucestershire.[53]
Cornelius and Cornelia   United Kingdom The ship ran aground off Vlieland, Friesland, Netherlands. Her crew were rescued.[52]
Fortune   United Kingdom The ship foundered off Padstow, Cornwall. Her crew were rescued. She was on a voyage from Marazion, Cornwall, to Swansea, Glamorgan.[61]
Nelly   United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore and wrecked at Whitehaven, Cumberland.[29]

5 FebruaryEdit

List of shipwrecks: 5 February 1817
Ship Country Description
Horatio   United Kingdom The ship was wrecked at Dinas Dinlle, Caernarfonshire, with the loss of 24 of the 26 people on board. She was on a voyage from Trinidad to Liverpool, Lancashire.[61]
St. Dominick   United Kingdom The ship foundered in the English Channel off The Needles, Isle of Wight. She was on a voyage from Cork to Southampton, Hampshire.[52]

6 FebruaryEdit

List of shipwrecks: 6 February 1817
Ship Country Description
Fortune   United Kingdom The sloop foundered in the Atlantic Ocean off Padstow, Cornwall. Her crew were rescued. She was on a voyage from Marazion, Cornwall, to Swansea, Glamorgan.[63]
Providence   United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore at Wells-next-the-Sea, Norfolk. Her crew were rescued. She was on a voyage from London to Gainsborough, Lincolnshire. Providence was later refloated and taken in to Burnham Overy Staithe, Norfolk.[1]

7 FebruaryEdit

List of shipwrecks: 7 February 1817
Ship Country Description
Farmer   United Kingdom The ship was wrecked at Lamlash, Isle of Arran with the loss of all hands.[1] She was on a voyage from Glasgow, Renfrewshire, to Newry, County Antrim.[17]
Friends Delight   United Kingdom The ship was wrecked in St. Bees Bay. Her crew were rescued.[29]
Johns   United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore at Scarborough Castle, Yorkshire. Her crew were rescued. She was on a voyage from London to Sunderland, County Durham.[54]
Prince Leopold   United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore at Whitehaven, Cumberland. She was on a voyage from Pernambuco, Brazil to Liverpool, Lancashire.[54]
Venus   United Kingdom The ship was foundered in the Irish Sea off Peel, Isle of Man with the loss of all hands. She was on a voyage from Belfast to London.[1][17]

8 FebruaryEdit

List of shipwrecks: 8 February 1817
Ship Country Description
Kingsmore   United Kingdom The ship was abandoned in the Irish Sea. She was on a voyage from Liverpool, Lancashire, to Pernambuco, Brazil. Kingsmore was later driven ashore and wrecked at the mouth of the River Duddon.[7]
Ontario   United States The ship was driven ashore at Dublin.[12]

9 FebruaryEdit

List of shipwrecks: 9 February 1817
Ship Country Description
Governor Strong   United Kingdom The ship was wrecked in the Cape Verde Islands, Portugal. Her crew were rescued. She was on a voyage from Portsmouth, Hampshire, to China.[64]

10 FebruaryEdit

List of shipwrecks: 10 February 1817
Ship Country Description
Caledonia   United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore near St. John's, Newfoundland, British North America. She was on a voyage from St. John's to Oporto, Portugal. Caledonia was refloated the next day and put into St. John's for repairs.[3]
James & Mary   United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore near St. John's. She was on a voyage from St. John's to Alicante, Spain. James & Mary was refloated the next day and put into St. John's for repairs.[3]

11 FebruaryEdit

List of shipwrecks: 11 February 1817
Ship Country Description
Emu   United Kingdom The brig was lost on the south west coast of Africa.[65]

12 FebruaryEdit

List of shipwrecks: 12 February 1817
Ship Country Description
Ann   United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore on Goree Island, South Holland, Netherlands. She was on a voyage from "Saloe" to Rotterdam, South Holland.[52]
Frances Mary   United States The ship was wrecked in the Abaco Islands. She was on a voyage from Savannah, Georgia, to New Orleans, Louisiana.[66]
Herkimer   United States The ship sprang a leak and was abandoned in the Atlantic Ocean. Her crew were rescued by Nicholas (  United Kingdom). She was on a voyage from Wilmington, Delaware, to Liverpool. Lancashire, United Kingdom.[62] Herkimer was discovered off Bermuda on 22 March by Jane (  United Kingdom) and was taken in to Cowes, Isle of Wight, where she arrived on 12 May.[67]
Jonge Pieter   Netherlands The ship was wrecked on Eierland, North Holland. Her crew were rescued. She was on a voyage from Amsterdam, North Holland, to London, United Kingdom.[60]

13 FebruaryEdit

List of shipwrecks: 13 February 1817
Ship Country Description
Betsey   United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore at Breaksea Point, Glamorgan. She was on a voyage from Bristol, Gloucestershire, to Waterford.[29]
Fortuna   Gibraltar The ship foundered in the Mediterranean Sea 20 nautical miles (37 km) off Villanova, Corsica, France. She was on a voyage from Gibraltar to Genoa, Kingdom of Sardinia.[45]

15 FebruaryEdit

List of shipwrecks: 15 February 1817
Ship Country Description
Adamant   United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore near Redcar, Yorkshire.[27]
Industry   United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore on Texel, North Holland, Netherlands. She was on a voyage from Amsterdam, North Holland, to London. Industry was later refloated.[31]
Sapor   United States The ship was driven ashore and wrecked on Sark, Channel Islands, with the loss of all hands.[52] She was on a voyage from New York to London.[68]
South Esk   United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore at the mouth of the Arno and was abandoned by her crew. She was on a voyage from London to Genoa, Kingdom of Sardinia and Livorno, Grand Duchy of Tuscany.[68]South Esk was refloated on 15 March and take in to Livorno.[69]
Wheatsheaf   United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore near Redcar.[27]

16 FebruaryEdit

List of shipwrecks: 16 February 1817
Ship Country Description
Amphion   United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore at Liverpool, Lancashire. She was on a voyage from Charleston, South Carolina, United States, to Liverpool.[17] Amphion was refloated the next day.[70]
Fame   United Kingdom The ship ran aground on the Arklow Banks, in the Irish Sea and was abandoned by her crew.[52] She was on a voyage from Berbice to the Clyde. Fame was subsequently wrecked.[31]
Lord Duncan   United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore near Ostend, West Flanders, Netherlands.[70]
Louisa   United Kingdom The ship was wreckedon at Scoglitti, Sicily, with the loss of a crew member. She was on a voyage from London to Smyrna, Ottoman Empire.[2][53]
Upton Castle   United Kingdom The ship was destroyed by fire in the Bengal River, India, in mid-February.[71]
Waterloo   United States The ship capsized and was abandoned in the Atlantic Ocean (38°03′N 68°20′W / 38.050°N 68.333°W / 38.050; -68.333). She was on a voyage from Madeira, Portugal, to Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.[72]

17 FebruaryEdit

List of shipwrecks: 17 February 1817
Ship Country Description
Greenwell   United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore near Bayonne, Basses-Pyrénées, France. Her crew were rescued. She was on a voyage from St. Andero, Spain to Antwerp, Netherlands.[68]
Minstrel   United Kingdom The schooner was wrecked on the Les Bases de Molenes Rocks, in the Bay of Biscay off Molène, Finistère, France. All nine crew survived,[73] or were lost. She was on a voyage from Alicante, Spain, to Jersey, Channel Islands.[68]
Neptunus   United Kingdom The ship was lost off Eierland, North Holland, Netherlands. Her crew were rescued. She was on a voyage from Texel, North Holland, to Havre de Grâce, Seine-Inférieure, France.[31]
Oscar   United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore and wrecked in Tramor Bay. She was on a voyage from Baltimore, Maryland, to Liverpool, Lancashire.[52]

18 FebruaryEdit

List of shipwrecks: 18 February 1817
Ship Country Description
HMS Alceste   Royal Navy The Armide-class frigate was wrecked in the Java Sea. The wreck was set afire by Dyaks on 23 February.
Diligence   United Kingdom The ship foundered in the North Sea off Vlieland, Friesland, Netherlands.[74]
Fly   United Kingdom The ship was in collision with another vessel in the North Sea and sank. Her crew were rescued. She was on a voyage from Great Yarmouth, Norfolk, to Leith, Lothian.[60]

19 FebruaryEdit

List of shipwrecks: 19 February 1817
Ship Country Description
Elizabeth   United States The ship foundered off Bermuda. She was on a voyage from Barbados to an American port.[75]
Inverness   United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore in Runvilla Bay. Her crew were rescued. She was on a voyage from Limerick to London.[31]
Neptune   United Kingdom The ship was wrecked on the coast of the Isle of Man. All on board were rescued. She was on a voyage from Liverpool, Lancashire, to Belfast, County Antrim.[76]

20 FebruaryEdit

List of shipwrecks: 20 February 1817
Ship Country Description
Active   United Kingdom The ship was lost off the mouth of the River Cushin with the loss of all hands. She was on a voyage from Limerick to Bristol, Gloucestershire.[30]
Llywnog   Isle of Man The ship foundered in the Irish Sea off "Kirk Sutton" with the loss of at least three lives. She was on a voyage from Chester, Cheshire, to Ramsey.[76]
Mary   United Kingdom The ship foundered in the Atlantic Ocean with the loss of three of her crew. She was on a voyage from London to Rio de Janeiro.[77]
Moon   United Kingdom The ship was wrecked at Oakum Point, Devon. Her crew were rescued. She was on a voyage from Teignmouth to Topsham, Devon.[60]
Neptune   United Kingdom The ship was lost off the Isle of Man. She was on a voyage from Liverpool, Lancashire, to Belfast, County Antrim.[31]

22 FebruaryEdit

List of shipwrecks: 22 February 1817
Ship Country Description
Fanny   United Kingdom The ship was lost 5 nautical miles (9.3 km) from the mouth of the Orinoco. Her crew were rescued. She was on a voyage from Liverpool, Lancashire, to Berbice.[67]
Iris   United Kingdom The ship was lost off Formby, Lancashire. Her crew were rescued. She was on a voyage from Great Yarmouth, Norfolk, to Liverpool, Lancashire.[31]

23 FebruaryEdit

List of shipwrecks: 23 February 1817
Ship Country Description
Wangkappen   Grand Duchy of Finland The ship foundered in the English Channel with the presumed loss of ten of her fifteen crew. She was on a voyage from St. Ubes, Spain to Helsingfors.[58]

24 FebruaryEdit

List of shipwrecks: 24 February 1817
Ship Country Description
Venus   Netherlands The ship foundered in the North Sea off Zierikzee, South Holland, with the loss of all but two of her crew. She was on a voyage from Oporto, Portugal, to Antwerp.[58]

25 FebruaryEdit

List of shipwrecks: 25 February 1817
Ship Country Description
Ocean   United Kingdom The ship was abandoned in the Atlantic Ocean. She was on a voyage from Havre de Grâce, Seine-Inférieure, France to Boston, Massachusetts, United States.[66]
Union   United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore and wrecked at Bakers Island, Massachusetts, United States. Her crew were rescued.[53]

27 FebruaryEdit

List of shipwrecks: 27 February 1817
Ship Country Description
Mary   United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore on the Mile Rocks, near Liverpool, Lancashire. She was on a voyage from Liverpool to Jamaica. Mary was later refloated.[68]
Nestor   United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore in Bootle Bay. She was on a voyage from Liverpool to New York, United States. Nestor was later refloated.[68]
William   United Kingdom The ship's crew abandoned their vessel in the Atlantic as being leaky, much damaged, and in want of provisions; she had left Hull on 28 November, bound for New York. Hyder Alley, also New York-bound, took off the crew. However, eight men from Hyder Alley volunteered to try to bring William in to a port. William arrived at Newport, Rhode Island on 10 March.[78][79]

28 FebruaryEdit

List of shipwrecks: 28 February 1817
Ship Country Description
Ant   United Kingdom The ship was wrecked on Hooge, Duchy of Holstein. She was on a voyage from Great Yarmouth, Norfolk, to the Firth of Forth.[80]
Drie Gesusters   Netherlands The ship was driven ashore on Scharhörn, Kingdom of Hanover and was abandoned by her crew. She was on a voyage from London, United Kingdom to Amsterdam, North Holland. She was later taken in to Cuxhaven.[30]
Rose   United Kingdom The schooner foundered in the Atlantic Ocean off Cape St. Vincent, Portugal. Her crew survived. She was on a voyage from Falmouth, Cornwall, to Seville, Spain.[81]

Unknown dateEdit

List of shipwrecks: Unknown date 1817
Ship Country Description
Brothers   United Kingdom The ship struck a rock and sank. She was on a voyage from Gothenburg, Sweden, to Montrose, Forfarshire.[54]
Commerce   Sweden The brig was set afire and destroyed at Cagliari, Sardinia, on the orders to the Board of Health as several crewmen had died of disease on her voyage from Alexandria, Egypt. She was bound for Livorno, Grand Duchy of Tuscany.[45]
Constant   Portugal The ship was wrecked near the Cordouan Lighthouse, Gironde, France, with the loss of all but two of her crew in mid-February. She was on a voyage from Brazil to Bordeaux, Gironde.[68]
Eolus   Russia The ship was driven ashore in Cádiz Bay. She was on a voyage from Riga to Cádiz, Spain.[27]
Friends   United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore at Porthleven, Cornwall. She was on a voyage from Dublin to Liverpool, Lancashire.[76]
Haywood   United Kingdom The ship departed from Ceylon for Madras, India. No further trace, presumed foundered with the loss of all hands.[82]
Hercules   Hamburg The ship was driven ashore near Havana, Cuba.[67]
Hope   United Kingdom The ship departed from Trieste for Bremen. No further trace, presumed foundered with the loss of all hands.[83]
Iris   United Kingdom The ship foundered in Liverpool Bay off Formby, Lancashire, with the loss of all hands. She was on a voyage from Great Yarmouth to Liverpool.[76]
Isabella   United States The ship was wrecked on the Morant Cays. She was on a voyage from Jamaica to Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.[75]
Kingsmoor   United Kingdom The ship was wrecked at the mouth of the River Duddon. Her crew survived. She was on a voyage from Liverpool to Pernambuco, Brazil.[29][84]
Moson   United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore near Demerara in late February. She was on a voyage from St. Andrews, New Brunswick, British North America, to Demerara. She was refloated in early April and taken in to Demerara.[24]
Peter   East Florida The ship was wrecked off Bermuda.[75]
Thomas Plummer   United Kingdom The ship was lost near Jamaica in early February. Her crew were rescued. She was on a voyage from Jamaica to London.[53]
Tiger   United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore near Gravesend, Kent. She was on a voyage from London to Constantinople and Smyrna, Ottoman Empire.[27] She was later refloated and put into Northfleet, Kent, for repairs.[31]
Sally   United Kingdom The ship was lost in St Brides Bay. Her crew were rescued. She was on a voyage from Cardigan to Waterford.[68]
Venus   United Kingdom The ship foundered in the Irish Sea off Peel, Isle of Man before 11 February with the loss of all on board. She was on a voyage from Belfast, County Antrim, to Liverpool.[85]
Unknown Unknown Three men from an unrecorded shipwreck in Mount's Bay were buried at Mullion, Cornwall.[86]

MarchEdit

1 MarchEdit

List of shipwrecks: 1 March 1817
Ship Country Description
Shipwright   United Kingdom The ship foundered in the North Sea off Sunderland, County Durham. Her crew were rescued. She was on a voyage from Hull, Yorkshire, to Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Northumberland.[74]

2 MarchEdit

List of shipwrecks: 2 March 1817
Ship Country Description
Brothers   United Kingdom The ship foundered in the Gulf of Genoa 14 nautical miles (26 km) off Livorno, Grand Duchy of Tuscany with the loss of all hands. She was on a voyage from Livorno to Liverpool, Lancashire.[15]
Christina Elizabeth   Sweden The ship was lost off Texel, North Holland, Netherlands. She was on a voyage from Sligo and Cork, United Kingdom to Uddevalla.[58]
Crown   United Kingdom The ship was wrecked off the Isle of May. Her crew were rescued. She was on a voyage from Gainsborough, Lincolnshire, to Leith, Lothian.[74]
Harlequin   United Kingdom The ship was struck by lightning and was abandoned off Morlaix, Finistère, France and was abandoned with the loss of twelve of her fifteen crew. She was on a voyage from Lisbon, Portugal, to London.[30]

3 MarchEdit

List of shipwrecks: 3 March 1817
Ship Country Description
Mary and Margaret   United Kingdom The sloop sank at Leith, Lothian, during a gale.[87] She was on a voyage from Leith to Drogheda, County Louth.[3]
Mary Anna   Netherlands The ship was driven ashore and wrecked on the Enkuyser Sand. She was on a voyage from Narva, Russia, to Amsterdam, North Holland.[30]
Nelly   United Kingdom The sloop sank at Leith during a gale.[87]
Prince Regent   United Kingdom The brig, from Turk's Island, with salt, was wrecked at Havana, Cuba.[75]
West Point   United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore near Bangor, County Down. She was later refloated and taken in to the Belfast Lough.[58]
Young Friend   United Kingdom The ship sprang a leak and foundered in the North Sea off Flamborough Head, Yorkshire. Her crew survived.[62]

4 MarchEdit

List of shipwrecks: 4 March 1817
Ship Country Description
Britannia   United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore in Bootle Bay. She was on a voyage from Wexford to Liverpool, Lancashire.[3]
Jong Jacob   Netherlands The ship was driven ashore on Texel, North Holland. She was on a voyage from Amsterdam, North Holland, to Demerara.[45]
Jong Pieter Jacobus   Netherlands The ship was driven ashore on Texel. She was on a voyage from Amsterdam to London, United Kingdom.[45]
Kitty   United Kingdom The sloop was driven ashore at Whitehaven, Cumberland. She was on a voyage from Youghall, County Cork to Belfast, County Antrim.[58]
Maria Christiana   Netherlands The ship was driven ashore on Texel. She was on a voyage from London to Amsterdam.[45]
Rosetta   United States The ship was wrecked at Ocracoke, North Carolina. She was on a voyage from New York to Ocracoke.[66]
Samuel   United Kingdom The ship was wrecked on the Île d'Oléron, Charente-Maritime, France. She was on a voyage from the Charente to London.[88]

5 MarchEdit

List of shipwrecks: 5 March 1817
Ship Country Description
Anarcharsis   France The ship was driven ashore near Nantes, Loire-Inférieure and abandoned by her crew. She was on a voyage from Buenos Aires to Nantes. Anarcharsis was later refloated.[53]

6 MarchEdit

List of shipwrecks: 6 March 1817
Ship Country Description
Eliza   United Kingdom The ship was wrecked on the Schowen Flats, in the North Sea.[15]
Fortitude   United Kingdom The ship lost her rudder in the North Sea off Ostend, Netherlands and was abandoned by her crew. She was on a voyage from Ostend to London.[45] The wreck came ashore at Vlissingen, Zeeland, Netherlands.[15]
Hope   United Kingdom The ship was wrecked on the Schowen Flats with the loss of all hands.[15]

7 MarchEdit

List of shipwrecks: 7 March 1817
Ship Country Description
Howland   United States The full-rigged ship was driven ashore near "Bremerlee".[80]

8 MarchEdit

List of shipwrecks: 8 March 1817
Ship Country Description
Christopher   United Kingdom The ship was abandoned in the Irish Sea. She was on a voyage from Dublin to Newry, County Down.[15]

10 MarchEdit

List of shipwrecks: 10 March 1817
Ship Country Description
Ann   United Kingdom The ship was abandoned in the North Sea. She was on a voyage from Poole, Dorset, to Hull, Yorkshire. Ann was later taken in to Hellevoet, South Holland, Netherlands.[30]
Speculator   United Kingdom The ship was lost on Goeree, South Holland. She was on a voyage from Cette, Hérault, France to Rotterdam, South Holland.[30]
Supply   United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore on Eierland, North Holland, Netherlands. She was on a voyage from Plymouth, Devon, to Sunderland, County Durham.[30]

11 MarchEdit

List of shipwrecks: 11 March 1817
Ship Country Description
Teilkina Bolte   Netherlands The ship was wrecked at Heligoland. Her crew were rescued.[30]

12 MarchEdit

List of shipwrecks: 12 March 1817
Ship Country Description
Aurora   United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore and wrecked near Gothenburg, Sweden. Her crew were rescued. She was on a voyage from Leith, Lothian, to "Holbeck".[80]
Bachelor   United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore and wrecked near Gothenburg. Her crew were rescued. She was on a voyage from Leith to Riga, Russia.[80]
Economy   United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore and wrecked near Gothenburg. Her crew were rescued. She was on a voyage from South Shields, County Durham, to a Baltic port.[80]

13 MarchEdit

List of shipwrecks: 13 March 1817
Ship Country Description
Brothers   United Kingdom The ship was lost near Engelholm Bay, Sweden. She was on a voyage from King's Lynn, Norfolk, to Memel, Prussia.[80]
Diana   United Kingdom The ship was wrecked on Skagen, Denmark. Her crew were rescued. She was on a voyage from Hull, Yorkshire, to Memel.[89]
Fortuna   United Kingdom The ship foundered in the Mediterranean Sea 20 nautical miles (37 km) from "Villa Nova", Spain. She was on a voyage from Gibraltar to Genoa, Kingdom of Sardinia.[88]

15 MarchEdit

List of shipwrecks: 15 March 1817
Ship Country Description
Julian   United Kingdom The ship was wrecked on St. Anastasia Island. All on board were rescued. She was on a voyage from St. Ubes, Portugal to Savannah, Georgia, United States.[90]

18 MarchEdit

List of shipwrecks: 18 March 1817
Ship Country Description
Emperor of Russia   United States The ship was wrecked in the Currituck Inlet. She was on a voyage from Amsterdam, North Holland, Netherlands to Baltimore, Maryland.[66]
Nautilus   United Kingdom The ship was wrecked near Quillebeuf-sur-Seine, Eure, France. Her crew were rescued.[15]

19 MarchEdit

List of shipwrecks: 19 March 1817
Ship Country Description
Bulberry   United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore near Hoylake, Lancashire.[16]
Mary   United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore at Whitehaven, Cumberland. She was on a voyage from Liverpool, Lancashire, to Belfast, County Antrim.[16] Mary was refloated on 22 March and taken in to Whitehaven.[2]
Mary Ann   United Kingdom The ship struck a rock and foundered off Islay. Her crew were rescued.[91]

20 MarchEdit

List of shipwrecks: 20 March 1817
Ship Country Description
Endeavour   United Kingdom The ship was wrecked at Whitby, Yorkshire, with the loss of all hands.[15]
Fanny   United Kingdom The sloop was wrecked on the Hoyle Bank, in Liverpool Bay.[15]
Inverness & Cromarty Packet   United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore at Bowmore, Islay, Inner Hebrides. She was on a voyage from Glasgow, Renfrewshire, to a port on the west coast of Ireland.[2]
Lord Wellington   United Kingdom The brig was driven ashore and wrecked at Ardbeg, Islay. Her crew were rescued. She was on a voyage from Liverpool to Bremen.[92]
Mary   United Kingdom The sloop was wrecked in the Sound of Islay. Her crew were rescued.[92]
San Domingo   United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore in the River Wye. She was on a voyage from Ross-on-Wye, Herefordshire, to Liverpool.[16] San Domingo was refloated on 21 March and put back to Ross-on-Wye for repairs.[80]

21 MarchEdit

List of shipwrecks: 21 March 1817
Ship Country Description
Cochran   United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore and wrecked at Culdaff, County Donegal. She was on a voyage from Glasgow, Renfrewshire, to Londonderry[53]
Diana   Sweden The ship was wrecked off "Blackness". She was on a voyage from Bremen to Calais, France.[16]
Jane   United Kingdom The ship ran aground off Kildalling, Argyllshire, and sank. She was on a voyage from Leith, Lothian, to Belfast, County Antrim.[80]
Onderneeming   Netherlands The ship was driven ashore near Calais. She was on a voyage from Amsterdam to Rouen, Seine-Inférieure, France.[53]
Prince Town   United Kingdom The whaler ran aground on a reef at Ilha Grande, Brazil and was severely damaged. She was on a voyage from the South Seas to London. Prince Town was later refloated and taken in to Ilha Grande.[24]
Rebecca   United States The ship was abandoned in the Atlantic Ocean. She was on a voyage from Boston, Massachusetts, to Baltimore, Maryland.[66]
Wick and Cromarty   United Kingdom The sloop struck a rock and sank in Loch Indaal.[92]

22 MarchEdit

List of shipwrecks: 22 March 1817
Ship Country Description
Industry   United States The ship was wrecked in the Abaco Islands.[93]
Isabella   United Kingdom The ship was run down and sunk in the Irish Sea by Lancaster (  United States). All on board were rescued by Lancaster. Isabella was on a voyage from Glasgow, Renfrewshire, to Jamaica.[53][80]
Vreede   Netherlands The ship was driven ashore near Calais, France. She was on a voyage from Amsterdam, North Holland, to Batavia, Netherlands East Indies.[53]

23 MarchEdit

List of shipwrecks: 23 March 1817
Ship Country Description
Anna Maria   United States The ship was wrecked on the Bason Reef, off the coast of East Florida. Her crew were rescued. She was on a voyage from New Orleans, Louisiana, to Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.[93]
Emily   British North America The ship was abandoned in the Atlantic Ocean (34°39′N 20°00′W / 34.650°N 20.000°W / 34.650; -20.000). Her crew were rescued by Olive Branch (  United Kingdom). Emily was on a voyage from Trinidad to New York, United States.[94]
Natchez Belle   United States The ship was wrecked in the Abaco Islands. Her crew were rescued. She was on a voyage from New York to New Orleans.[93]
Rose   United Kingdom The ship collided with a wreck and foundered in the Atlantic Ocean 8 leagues (24 nautical miles (44 km)) off Cape St. Vincent, Portugal and foundered. Her crew survived. She was on a voyage from Falmouth, Cornwall, to Seville, Spain.[95]

24 MarchEdit

List of shipwrecks: 24 March 1817
Ship Country Description
Jupiter   United States The ship was wrecked at Savannah, Georgia. She was on a voyage from Havana, Cuba, to Savannah.[64]

25 MarchEdit

List of shipwrecks: 25 March 1817
Ship Country Description
Ann   United Kingdom The ship was wrecked on the Sandhammer Reef. Her crew were rescued. She was on a voyage from Memel, Prussia to London.[72]
Mary   United Kingdom The ship was wrecked at Santa María la Antigua del Darién whilst leaving that port for Liverpool, Lancashire.[64]

26 MarchEdit

List of shipwrecks: 26 March 1817
Ship Country Description
Blessing   United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore near Southport, Lancashire. She was on a voyage from London to Liverpool, Lancashire.[80]

27 MarchEdit

List of shipwrecks: 27 March 1817
Ship Country Description
Miriam   United States The ship was wrecked on Heneaga. She was on a voyage from Baltimore, Maryland, to Jamaica.[93]
Royal Jubilee   United Kingdom The ship was lost on the Gunfleet Sand, in the North Sea off the coast of Essex. She was on a voyage from Sunderland, County Durham, to London.[53]

29 MarchEdit

List of shipwrecks: 29 March 1817
Ship Country Description
Mary and Matilda   United Kingdom The ship was wrecked on the coast of Sicily. She was on a voyage from Sicily to London.[20]

31 MarchEdit

List of shipwrecks: 31 March 1817
Ship Country Description
Diana   Sweden The ship was wrecked off Memel, Prussia. She was on a voyage from Stralsund to Memel.[96]

Unknown dateEdit

List of shipwrecks: Unknown date 1817
Ship Country Description
Anna Margaretha   Sweden The ship was driven ashore on the coast of Jutland. Her crew were rescued. She was on a voyage from Stockholm to London, United Kingdom.[95]
Conception   France The brig was lost off "Grand River" before 14 March.[97]
Drie Gebroeders   Netherlands The ship foundered in the North Sea off the coast of Groningen at the end of March. She was on a voyage from Bergen, Norway, to Amsterdam, North Holland.[20]
Edmund   United Kingdom of the Netherlands The ship was lost whilst on a voyage from Amsterdam to Riga, Russia.[30]
Eliza   United Kingdom The ship foundered at the mouth of the Eider. Her crew were rescued.[62]
Eliza   United Kingdom The ship foundered whilst on a voyage from Calcutta, India, to Île de France, Mauritius.[97]
Frederick Maria   United Kingdom The ship foundered whilst on a voyage from Calcutta to Île de France.[97]
Goliah   France The ship foundered off Savannah, Georgia, United States.[75]
Helen   United Kingdom The ship was lost near Wangerooge. Her crew were rescued. She was on a voyage from Leith, Lothian, to Groningen, Netherlands[62]
Hero   United Kingdom The ship was wrecked on Staple Island, Northumberland Her crew were rescued.[62]
Heywood Packed   United Kingdom The ship is presumed to have foundered whilst on a voyage from Ceylon to Madras, India.[98]
Hope   United Kingdom The ship foundered at the mouth of the Eider with the loss of all hands.[62]
Jumbo   United Kingdom The ship was wrecked at Whitehaven, Cumberland. Her crew were rescued. She was on a voyage from the Isle of Man to Whitehaven.[45][88]
Lord Duncan   United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore near Gallipoli, Ottoman Empire, in late March. She was on a voyage from Constantinople, Ottoman Empire, to Genoa, Kingdom of Sardinia.[96] She was later refloated and arrived at Genoa on 10 March.[99]
Mary and Francis   United States The ship was driven ashore and wrecked at Cape Hatteras, North Carolina. She was on a voyage from Madeira, Portugal, to Baltimore, Maryland.[72]
Mauritius   United Kingdom The ship sprang a leak and foundered in the Indian Ocean off Trincomalee, Ceylon. Her crew were rescued. She was on a voyage from Bengal to Bombay, India.[77]
Nancy   United Kingdom The ship was wrecked at Georgetown, British Guiana. She was on a voyage from Jamaica to Georgetown.[33]
Phoebe   United Kingdom The ship was lost off the mouth of the Rampart River.[97]
Royal Union   United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore on Saaremaa, Russia. She was on a voyage from Newcastle upon Tyne, Northumbeland, to Riga, Russia. Royal Union was later refloated and resumed her voyage.[100]
Success   United Kingdom The ship was lost near Troon, Ayrshire.[45]
Triumph   United Kingdom The ship ran aground and was wrecked at Dungarvan, County Waterford. She was on a voyage from Liverpool to Dungarvan.[80]
Vrow Engelina   Hamburg The ship foundered off Texel, North Holland, with the loss of all hands. She was on a voyage from Calais, France, to Hamburg.[53]
William   United Kingdom The ship departed from Newcastle upon Tyne, Northumberland, for Liverpool in late March. No further trace, presumed foundered with the loss of all hands.[90]

AprilEdit

4 AprilEdit

List of shipwrecks: 4 April 1817
Ship Country Description
Noordstar   Netherlands The ship was wrecked on the Long Sand, in the North Sea with the loss of three of her crew. She was on a voyage from Amsterdam, North Holland, to Dunkerque, Nord, France.[91]
Rising States   United States The ship was wrecked off the Charleston Lighthouse, South Carolina. Her crew were rescued. She was on a voyage from Wilmington, Delaware, to Charleston.[32]

6 AprilEdit

List of shipwrecks: 6 April 1817
Ship Country Description
Leonora   France The ship was driven ashore and wrecked at Calais. Her seven crew were rescued by a pinnace belonging to HMS Royal Sovereign (  Royal Navy). She was on a voyage from Marseille, Bouches-du-Rhône, to Dunkerque, Nord.[101]

7 AprilEdit

List of shipwrecks: 7 April 1817
Ship Country Description
Hirondelle   France The ship foundered in the Bay of Biscay off Belle Île, Morbihan. She was on a voyage from Boulogne, Pas-de-Calais to Bordeaux, Gironde.[96]
William and Nancy   United Kingdom The ship foundered in the English Channel off The Lizard, Cornwall. Her crew were rescued.[4]

9 AprilEdit

List of shipwrecks: 9 April 1817
Ship Country Description
Diogenes   Stettin The ship was driven ashore near "Hornbech". She was on a voyage from Stettin to Amsterdam, North Holland, Netherlands.[99]
Mary and Martha   United Kingdom The ship foundered in the English Channel off The Lizard, Cornwall. Her crew were rescued. She was on a voyage from Plymouth, Devon, to Penzance, Cornwall.[20]

10 AprilEdit

List of shipwrecks: 10 April 1817
Ship Country Description
Whig   United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore on the north French coast.[95]

14 AprilEdit

List of shipwrecks: 14 April 1817
Ship Country Description
Diana   United Kingdom The ship departed from "Raswog", Norway for Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Northumberland. No further trace, presumed foundered in the North Sea with the loss of all hands.[59]
Minerva   Jersey The ship was driven ashore at Jersey. She was on a voyage from Messina, Kingdom of the Two Sicilies to Jersey.[72]
William   United Kingdom The ship struck rocks off Penmarc'h, Finistère, France and sank. Her crew were rescued. She was on a voyage from Torquay, Devon, to Le Croisic, Loire-Inférieure, France and Newfoundland, British North America.[99]

15 AprilEdit

List of shipwrecks: 15 April 1817
Ship Country Description
Dolphin   United Kingdom The ship foundered in the North Sea off Domesnes, Norway. Her crew were rescued. She was on a voyage from Sunderland, County Durham, to Christiana, Norway.[102][103]
Rebecca   United Kingdom The ship foundered in the North Sea off the coast of Jutland. Her crew were rescued. She was on a voyage from South Shields, County Durham, to Lübeck.[75][104]
Royal George   United Kingdom The ship foundered in the English Channel off Quillebeuf-sur-Seine, Eure, France. She was on a voyage from King's Lynn, Norfolk, to Rouen, Seine-Inférieure, France.[96]

16 AprilEdit

List of shipwrecks: 16 April 1817
Ship Country Description
Fisher Amis   Netherlands The ship was driven ashore near Vlissingen, Zeeland. She was on a voyage from New York, United States, to Antwerp. Fisher Amis was later refloated.[69]
Jeune Henriette   Netherlands The ship foundered in the North Sea off Blankenberge, West Flanders. Her crew were rescued. She was on a voyage from Charleston, South Carolina, United States, to Antwerp.[96]
Wellington   United Kingdom The ship ran aground off Dunkerque, Nord, France and sank. She was on a voyage from Cardiff, Glamorgan, to Dunkerque.[96]
William   United States The ship was driven ashore and damaged on Texel, North Holland, Netherlands. She was on a voyage from Amsterdam, North Holland, to Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.[99] William floated off in November 1818 and was taken in to Amsterdam, where she arrived on 17 November.[105]

17 AprilEdit

List of shipwrecks: 17 April 1817
Ship Country Description
Basin   United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore at Harlingen, Friesland, Netherlands.[95]
Robert Porter   United States The ship was wrecked in the Abaco Islands. She was on a voyage from Norfolk, Virginia, to Havana, Cuba.[93]
Three Gebroeders   United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore on Texel, North Holland. She was on a voyage from Amsterdam, North Holland, to Curaçoa[95]
Vrow Algonda   Netherlands The ship was driven ashore and wrecked on Texel. She was on a voyage from London, United Kingdom to Amsterdam.[99]
Vrow Antje   Hanover The ship was driven ashore on Texel. Her crew were rescued. She was on a voyage from Newcastle upon Tyne, Northumberland, United Kingdom, to Embden.[99]

18 AprilEdit

List of shipwrecks: 18 April 1817
Ship Country Description
Chub   United Kingdom The brig was captured at Corisco, Portuguese Guinea, by the crew of a Portuguese schooner and crewed by a number of black slaves. She was subsequently driven ashore and wrecked.[106]

19 AprilEdit

List of shipwrecks: 19 April 1817
Ship Country Description
Hannah   United States The ship was driven ashore and wrecked at Tom's River, New Jersey. Her crew were rescued, She was on a voyage from São Miguel, Azores, to New York.[93]
Karen and Anna   Netherlands The ship ran aground in the Vlie and was wrecked.[95]

20 AprilEdit

List of shipwrecks: 20 April 1817
Ship Country Description
Cunningham Boyle   United Kingdom The ship foundered off Anholt, Denmark. Her crew were rescued. She was on a voyage from Copenhagen to Aalborg, Denmark.[75]
Mary   United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore near "Herscholts". Her crew were rescued.[107]

24 AprilEdit

List of shipwrecks: 24 April 1817
Ship Country Description
Two Brothers   United Kingdom The ship foundered in the Atlantic Ocean (44°46′N 40°40′W / 44.767°N 40.667°W / 44.767; -40.667) with the loss of ten of her thirteen crew. Survivors were rescued by Wellesley (  United Kingdom). Two Brothers was on a voyage from Maranhão, Brazil to London.[28]
St. Christo   Portugal The ship capsized in a squall with the loss of eleven lives. She was on a voyage from Faial Island, Azores, to Lisbon.[71]

25 AprilEdit

List of shipwrecks: 25 April 1817
Ship Country Description
Active   Portugal The ship was destroyed by fire in the Tagus.[67]
Charlotte   United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore near New York, United States, and was abandoned by her crew. She was on a voyage from Montserrat to New York. Charlotte was later refloated.[108]
Mary   United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore near Ostend, West Flanders, Netherlands. Her crew were rescued. She was on a voyage from London to Ostend.[95] Mary was later refloated and taken in to Ostend.[69]
Neptunus   Russia The ship foundered in the Baltic Sea off Pillau, Prussia with the loss of all but one of her crew. She was on a voyage from Liverpool, Lancashire, United Kingdom to Saint Petersburg.[67]
Regulation   United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore at Hell Gate, New York.[93] She was on a voyage from Saint John, New Brunswick, British North America, to New York.[108]

26 AprilEdit

List of shipwrecks: 26 April 1817
Ship Country Description
Charlotte   United States The ship was driven ashore at New York City and was abandoned by her crew. She was on a voyage from Montserrat to New York.[93]
London   United Kingdom The ship foundered in the Davis Straits with the loss of all 37 crew.[109]

28 AprilEdit

List of shipwrecks: 28 April 1817
Ship Country Description
Sol Resplendescente   Spain The ship departed from the Rio Grande on this date. No further trace, presumed foundered with the loss of all hands. She was on a voyage from Rio de Janeiro to Antwerp, Netherlands.[83][110]

29 AprilEdit

List of shipwrecks: 29 April 1817
Ship Country Description
Chacabuco   Spain The privateer was wrecked on the Chico Bank, off the coast of present-day Argentina.[111]

Unknown dateEdit

List of shipwrecks: Unknown date 1817
Ship Country Description
Bee   United Kingdom The ship foundered off the Mersle Bank, in the English Channel off the French coast.[4] Her crew were rescued.[49]
Die Nye Prove Unknown The ship was lost off Hogland, Russia.[21]
Dolphin   United Kingdom The ship was wrecked on the Ooster Sandbank, in the North Sea. She was on a voyage from Ramsgate, Kent, to Rotterdam, South Holland, Netherlands.[96]
Doris   Bremen The ship was driven ashore near Memel, Prussia. She was on a voyage from Windau to Amsterdam, North Holland, Netherlands.[95]
Edmond   France The ship was wrecked on the French coast. She was on a voyage from Morlaix, Finistère to Bordeaux, Gironde.[2]
Elizabeth Hill   United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore in the Dardanelles in mid-April.[21] She was on a voyage from Odessa, Russia, to Genoa, Kingdom of Sardinia. Elizabeth Hill was later refloated.[24]
Erik   Denmark The ship was wrecked near Helsingør with the loss of all hands.[112]
Fanny   United Kingdom The ship foundered in the Irish Sea off Black Head, County Antrim, with the loss of all hands. She was on a voyage from Galway to Belfast, County Antrim.[4]
Favourite   United Kingdom The ship foundered off Skyros. She was on a voyage from Odessa, Russia, to Genoa, Kingdom of Sardinia.[93]
Fortitude   United Kingdom The ship was lost off the Dardanelles in mid-April. She was on a voyage from Odessa, Russia, to Genoa.[21]
Generoso   Grand Duchy of Tuscany The ship was wrecked at Porto d'Anzio, Papal States She was on a voyage from Livorno to Naples, Kingdom of the Two Sicilies.[67]
Infante   Spanish Navy The troopship was wrecked on the north coast of Cuba. All on board were rescued. She was on a voyage from Cadiz to Havana, Cuba.[113]
Louisa   United States The ship was wrecked in the Abaco Islands. She was on a voyage from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, to Havana, Cuba.[113]
Minerva   United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore at Gothenburg, Sweden, in early April. She was on a voyage from a Baltic port to Liverpool, Lancashire.Minerva was later refloated.[100]
Onderneeming   Netherlands The ship foundered in the North Sea. Her crew were rescued. She was on a voyage from London, United Kingdom to Amsterdam, North Holland.[96]
Rolla   United States The ship was wrecked on the Saranella Reef. Her crew were rescued.[113]
Sisters   United Kingdom The ship was lost near Reval, Russia, in mid-April. Her crew were rescued.[107]
Trio   United Kingdom The ship was lost whilst on a voyage from Cape Henry, Virginia, United States, to Trieste. Her crew were rescued.[94]
Twee Gebroeders   Netherlands The ship was wrecked on Goree Island, South Holland. She was on a voyage from Cherbourg, Seine-Inférieure, France to Rotterdam.[96]

MayEdit

4 MayEdit

List of shipwrecks: 4 May 1817
Ship Country Description
Rising States   United States The ship was wrecked near the Charleston Lighthouse. Her crew were rescued. She was on a voyage from Wilmington, Delaware, to Charleston, South Carolina.[24]
St. Anthony   Malta The ship foundered in the Mediterranean Sea off Monaco. Her crew were rescued. She was on a voyage from Malta to Messina, Sicily and Monacio.[21]

5 MayEdit

List of shipwrecks: 5 May 1817
Ship Country Description
Marquês de Pombal   Portugal The ship, which had been captured in March by the insurgent privateer Patriola (  Argentina), was deliberately wrecked on the Florida Reef. She was on a voyage from Pernambuco, Brazil, to Porto.[114][115]

6 MayEdit

List of shipwrecks: 6 May 1817
Ship Country Description
Rose in Bloom   United Kingdom The ship was lost near Savannah, Georgia, United States. She was on a voyage from New Orleans, Louisiana, to Amsterdam, North Holland, Netherlands.[56]
Weischell   Dantzig The ship struck a rock and foundered off Lerwick, Shetland Islands, United Kingdom. Her crew were rescued. She was on a voyage from Dantzig to Liverpool, Lancashire, United Kingdom.[107]

7 MayEdit

List of shipwrecks: 7 May 1817
Ship Country Description
Jean   United Kingdom The ship ran aground off Læsø, Denmark. She was on a voyage from London to Fredericia, Denmark.[107]
Lord Eldon   United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore and severely damaged at Kirkwall, Orkney Islands. She was on a voyage from Sunderland, County Durham, to Quebec City, Lower Canada, British North America. Lord Eldon was later refloated.[112][116]
Weldoen Unknown The ship was in collision with Emanuel (flag unknown) and sank with the loss of three of her crew. She was on a voyage from Leith, Lothian, United Kingdom to a Baltic port.[21]

8 MayEdit

List of shipwrecks: 8 May 1817
Ship Country Description
Cornwall   British East India Company The East Indiaman ran aground on the Brake Sand, in the North Sea off the coast of Essex.[117] She was later refloated and returned to service.[118]

9 MayEdit

List of shipwrecks: 9 May 1817
Ship Country Description
Blessing   United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore near Pictou, Nova Scotia, British North America. She was on a voyage from Liverpool, Lancashire, to Pictou.[24]

10 MayEdit

List of shipwrecks: 10 May 1817
Ship Country Description
Eenzamheid   Duchy of Holstein The ship foundered in the North Sea off Juist, Kingdom of Hanover. She was on a voyage from Flensburg to Amsterdam, North Holland, Netherlands.[112]
Hoffnung   Netherlands The ship was driven ashore on Cronberg Point, Denmark. She was on a voyage from Antwerp to Riga, Russia.[112]

13 MayEdit

List of shipwrecks: 13 May 1817
Ship Country Description
George   Jamaica The ship was driven ashore and wrecked at Portsmouth, New Hampshire, United States. All on board were rescued. She was on a voyage from Aux Cayes, Haiti, to Portsmouth.[119]

14 MayEdit

List of shipwrecks: 14 May 1817
Ship Country Description
Commerce   United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore and wrecked at Portsmouth, New Hampshire, United States. All on board were rescued. She was on a voyage from Jamaica to New York, United States.[90]
Industry   United Kingdom The ship was lost in Derbyhaven Bay. Her crew were rescued. She was on a voyage from Youghall, County Cork to Belfast, County Antrim.[116]

19 MayEdit

List of shipwrecks: 19 May 1817
Ship Country Description
Caroline   Rostock The ship was abandoned in the Atlantic Ocean. Her crew survived. She was on a voyage from Lisbon, Portugal, to London, United Kingdom.[94]
John Adams   United States The ship was wrecked on Cape Hatteras, North Carolina. Her crew were rescued. She was on a voyage from Charleston, South Carolina, to Norfolk, Virginia.[113]
Lion   United Kingdom The brig was wrecked on the Heaps Sandbank, in the North Sea. Her crew were rescued. She was on a voyage from South Shields, County Durham, to London.[116]
St. Antonio Portuguez Arujo   Portugal The ship struck a wreck off Cape Finisterre, Spain, and was abandoned. She was on a voyage from Lisbon to Dublin, United Kingdom.[120]

23 MayEdit

List of shipwrecks: 23 May 1817
Ship Country Description
Vittoriosa   Kingdom of Sardinia The brig was in collision with Jason (  United Kingdom in the Mediterranean Sea off Sardinia and foundered. Nine crew were rescued by Jason. Vittoriosa was on a voyage from Genoa to Odessa, Russia.[90][120]

24 MayEdit

List of shipwrecks: 24 May 1817
Ship Country Description
Two Brothers   United Kingdom The ship foundered in the Atlantic Ocean (40°40′N 40°40′W / 40.667°N 40.667°W / 40.667; -40.667) with the loss of ten of her thirteen crew. Survivors were rescued by Wellesley (  United Kingdom), which lost three of her own crew during the rescue. Two Brothers was on a voyage from Brazil to Liverpool, Lancashire.[121]

26 MayEdit

List of shipwrecks: 26 May 1817
Ship Country Description
Falcon   United States The schooner was wrecked on Anegada.[122]

28 MayEdit

List of shipwrecks: 28 May 1817
Ship Country Description
Shaftsbury   United Kingdom The ship was in collision with another vessel off Sunderland, County Durham, and was consequently beached.[123]

29 MayEdit

List of shipwrecks: 29 May 1817
Ship Country Description
Stately   United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore at Spital Point, in Berwick Bay.[28]

30 MayEdit

List of shipwrecks: 30 May 1817
Ship Country Description
Rolla   Portugal The ship was driven ashore at New Orleans, Louisiana.[124]

Unknown dateEdit

List of shipwrecks: Unknown date 1817
Ship Country Description
Alfred   United Kingdom The ship was wrecked at "Saint-Jacques". She was on a voyage from Bordeaux, Gironde, to Rouen, Seine-Inférieure.[112]
Commodore Perry   United States The schooner sprang a leak and was abandoned in the Atlantic Ocean before 15 May.[25]
Curlew   United Kingdom The ship was sunk by ice off Newfoundland. Her crew were rescued. She was on a voyage from Waterford to Newfoundland.[120]
Dart   United Kingdom The schooner sprang a leak at Sierra Leone. She was declared beyond repair.[125]
Eliza   United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore and wrecked at Cresswell, Northumberland.[126]
Europa   United States The ship was wrecked on the Florida Reef. She was on a voyage from St. Jago de Cuba to the United States.[113] This ship also reported to be the captured Marquêz de Poimbal (  Portugal) under an alias.[115]
Felix   France The ship sank at Havre de Grâce, Seine-Inférieure.[112]
Hannah   United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore in the Potomac River in late may.[71]
Jean Marie   France The ship was wrecked on the Samaná Peninsula, Hispaniola. Her crew were rescued. She was on a voyage from Marseille, Bouches-du-Rhône, to San Domingo.[114]
John   United Kingdom The ship was wrecked on the coast of Newfoundland. Her crew were rescued. She was on a voyage from Civita Vechia, Papal States, to Newfoundland.[120]
Lion   Kingdom of the Two Sicilies The ship was sunk by ice at Saint Petersburg, Russia, in mid-April.[127]
Nancy   United Kingdom The ship was sunk by ice off the coast of Newfoundland. Her crew were rescued. She was on a voyage from Dartmouth, Devon, to Newfoundland.[120]
Oneida   United States The ship foundered in the Atlantic Ocean. Her crew were rescued. She was on a voyage from New York to Havre de Grâce, Seine-Inférieure, France.[128]
Shannon   United Kingdom The ship was wrecked on Scarpanto, Greece, before 10 May. Her crew were rescued by Quebec Packet (  United Kingdom). Shannon was on a voyage from Alexandria, Egypt, to London.[56]
Traveller   United Kingdom The brig foundered in the Atlantic Ocean. She was on a voyage from Leith, Lothian, to British North America. All on board, in excess of 60 people, were rescued by Valiant (  United Kingdom).[129]
William & Jane   United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore on Borkum, Kingdom of Hanover. She was on a voyage from Hull, Yorkshire, to Bremen.[67]

JuneEdit

1 JuneEdit

List of shipwrecks: 1 June 1817
Ship Country Description
Sally Ann   United Kingdom The ship foundered off Martinique with the loss of all but three of her crew. She was on a voyage from Bristol, Gloucestershire, to Jamaica.[130]

3 JuneEdit

List of shipwrecks: 3 June 1817
Ship Country Description
Hanolette   France The ship was wrecked on the Cape of Good Hope.[131] All on board were rescued.[132]
Lady Lushington   United Kingdom The ship ran aground in the River Thames. She was on a voyage from Bengal, India, to London.[108] Lady Lushington was refloated on 11 June.[24]

4 JuneEdit

List of shipwrecks: 4 June 1817
Ship Country Description
Albane   Netherlands The ship was driven ashore at Vlissingen, Zeeland. She was on a voyage from Antwerp to Martinique. Albane was later refloated.[24]
Bilbiano   Spain The ship was driven ashore and damaged at Rottingdean, Sussex, United Kingdom.[93] She was on a voyage from London to Bilboa.[108] Bilbiano was later refloated and taken in to Newhaven, Sussex.[94]
Eliza & Peggy   United Kingdom The ship ran aground on the Black Middens, in the North Sea off the coast of County Durham. She was on a voyage from Leith, Lothian, to South Shields, County Durham. Eliza & Peggy was later refloated and taken in to South Shields.[24]
Honour   United Kingdom The ship struck the Lemon and Ore Sand, in the North Sea and was damaged. She was on a voyage from Liverpool, Lancashire, to Dantzig. Honour was later refloated and taken in to Great Yarmouth, Norfolk.[24]

5 JuneEdit

List of shipwrecks: 5 June 1817
Ship Country Description
Lively   United Kingdom The ship sprang a leak and was abandoned in the North Sea. Her crew were rescued by Ebenezer (  United Kingdom). Lively was on a voyage from Newcastle upon Tyne, Northumberland, to Bremen.[120]

6 JuneEdit

List of shipwrecks: 6 June 1817
Ship Country Description
Minerva   France The ship was wrecked near Quimper, Finistère. She was on a voyage from Cádiz, Spain to Havre de Grâce, Seine-Inférieure.[119]
William and Ann   United Kingdom The ship was wrecked near St. Bees Head, Cumberland with the loss of a crew member.[25]

7 JuneEdit

List of shipwrecks: 7 June 1817
Ship Country Description
Adventure   United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore near Calais, France.[25]
Nancy   United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore on the coast of Belize.[97]

8 JuneEdit

List of shipwrecks: 8 June 1817
Ship Country Description
Three Williams   United Kingdom The ship foundered whilst on a voyage from Liverpool, Lancashire, to Newfoundland, British North America. Her crew survived.[25]

9 JuneEdit

List of shipwrecks: 9 June 1817
Ship Country Description
Jane   United Kingdom The ship was wrecked at Cape Corrientes, Cuba. All on board were rescued by Elizabeth (  United Kingdom). She was on a voyage from Jamaica to Greenock, Renfrewshire.[133][134]
Mina   Mexican insurgents The schooner was captured by Sabina (  Spanish Navy). She was set afire and sunk.[135]

11 JuneEdit

List of shipwrecks: 11 June 1817
Ship Country Description
Happy Return   United Kingdom The sloop foundered at Port Maria, Jamaica. Her crew were rescued.[114]
Helen   Norway The ship was abandoned north west of the Shetland Islands, United Kingdom. She was on a voyage from Drontheim to Faro, Portugal.[136]

12 JuneEdit

List of shipwrecks: 12 June 1817
Ship Country Description
Wohlfarth   Denmark The ship was driven ashore near Memel, Prussia.[90]

13 JuneEdit

List of shipwrecks: 13 June 1817
Ship Country Description
Friends   United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore near Riga, Russia.[137]

14 JuneEdit

List of shipwrecks: 14 June 1817
Ship Country Description
Pégasse   France The ship was wrecked near Cherbourg, Seine-Inférieure with the loss of eight lives. She was on a voyage from Martinique to Havre de Grâce, Seine-Inférieure.[119]

15 JuneEdit

List of shipwrecks: 15 June 1817
Ship Country Description
Dispatch   United States The schooner was wrecked on the Carysfort Reef. Her crew were rescued. She was on a voyage from Nassau, Bahamas, to Charleston, South Carolina.[138]

18 JuneEdit

List of shipwrecks: 18 June 1817
Ship Country Description
St. Michael   United Kingdom The ship capsized at Archangelsk, Russia.[136]

20 JuneEdit

List of shipwrecks: 20 June 1817
Ship Country Description
Admiral Gambier   United Kingdom The ship was wrecked on a reef in the Mozambique Channel. Her passengers and crew survived. She was on a voyage from London to Ceylon.[139]

22 JuneEdit

List of shipwrecks: 22 June 1817
Ship Country Description
Eugenio   Spain The ship capsized in a squall off San Domingo. Her crew were rescued by Ruth (  United Kingdom). She was on a voyage from Kingston, Jamaica, to San Domingo.[114]

23 JuneEdit

List of shipwrecks: 23 June 1817
Ship Country Description
Aurora   United Kingdom The ship capsized at St. Ives, Cornwall.[90]
Hope   United Kingdom The ship was wrecked at Archangelsk, Russia.[140]

24 JuneEdit

List of shipwrecks: 24 June 1817
Ship Country Description
Elisa   United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore at Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States.[65]

29 JuneEdit

List of shipwrecks: 29 June 1817
Ship Country Description
Flora   United Kingdom The ship sprang a leak in the Gambia River and was beached.[141]
Mary   United Kingdom The ship struck the Travers Bank and sank. Her crew were rescued. She was on a voyage from Quebec City, Lower Canada, British North America, to the Clyde.[140]

Unknown dateEdit

List of shipwrecks: Unknown date 1817
Ship Country Description
Anfang   Danzig The ship was wrecked on the Falsterbo Reef, in the Baltic Sea. She was on a voyage from Danzig to London, United Kingdom.[59]
Christiansand   Norway The ship was wrecked in the Old Channel before 28 June. She was on a voyage from Hamburg to Portsmouth, Hampshire, United Kingdom and Havana, Cuba.[142]
Dauntless   United Kingdom The whaler was lost off Greenland before 5 July. Her crew were rescued.[124][134]
Dolores   Spain The ship was captured and sunk by the insurgent privateer Congress (  United States). She was on a voyage from Puerto Rico to Barcelona.[143]
Drake   United Kingdom The ship was lost off Saint-Valery-sur-Somme, Somme, France at the end of June.[144]
Fortitude   United Kingdom The whaler was lost off the coast of Greenland. Her crew were rescued.[134]
Hodgkinson   United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore between Neuwerk and "Daners". She was on a voyage from Hamburg to Bristol, Gloucestershire.[25]
Hoffnung   Bremen The ship was driven ashore at "Ducdaille". she was on a voyage from Bremen to Saint Petersburg, Russia.[25]
Justus Becker   Netherlands The ship was driven ashore on Saaremaa, Russia, in mid-June. She was on a voyage from Riga, Russia, to Antwerp.[65]
Lady Gambier   United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore on the Falsterbo Reef before 21 June. She was on a voyage from Riga, Russia, to Belfast, County Antrim.[90] She was later refloated and proceeded on her voyage.[137]
Leviathan   United Kingdom The whaler was lost off the coast of Greenland. Her crew were rescued.[134]
Lion   United Kingdom The whaler was lost off Greenland before 5 July. Her crew were rescued.[124]
Margaret   Spain The ship was wrecked near Dénia, Spain. She was on a voyage from Cadiz to Marseille, Bouches-du-Rhône, France.[32]
Providence   United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore near Vlieland, Friesland, Netherlands. She was on a voyage from Hull, Yorkshire, to Amsterdam, North Holland, Netherlands.[94] Providence was later refloated and taken in to Harlingen, Friesland, for repairs.[25]
Robert & Ross   United Kingdom The ship was scuttled off Lambay Island, County Dublin, after being used for smuggling. She was on a voyage from Liverpool, Lancashire, to Newry, County Antrim.[108]
Roxana   United States The ship was wrecked on the Isle of Ash, Haiti. Her crew were rescued.[130]
Wilhelmina   Dantzig The ship was driven ashore on Saaremaa in mid-June. She was on a voyage from Dantzig to Saint Petersburg.[65]

JulyEdit

1 JulyEdit

List of shipwrecks: 1 July 1817
Ship Country Description
Dove   United Kingdom The sloop was driven ashore and wrecked at Gunwalloe, Cornwall, with the loss of two of her four crew.[145]
Lilla Gustaff   Sweden The ship was driven ashore at Shoreham-by-Sea, Sussex, United Kingdom. She was on a voyage from Cette, Hérault, France to Gothenburg.[90]
Friend's Goodwill   United Kingdom The sloop was run into by Rachel (  United Kingdom). She was consequently driven ashore at Padstow, Cornwall.[145]
New Hazard   United States The ship struck the Galloper Sand, in the North Sea, and sank. She was on a voyage from Antwerp, Netherlands to Batavia, Netherlands East Indies.[90]
Providence   United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore at St. Mawes, Cornwall. She was on a voyage from Great Yarmouth, Norfolk, to Dublin.[137]
William   United Kingdom The ketch was driven ashore and wrecked at Newhaven, Sussex, with the loss of two of her four crew. She was on a voyage from Ross, County Wexford, to London.[146]

2 JulyEdit

List of shipwrecks: 2 July 1817
Ship Country Description
Ann   United Kingdom The ship was wrecked 6 nautical miles (11 km) south of Campbeltown, Argyllshire. Her crew were rescued.[147] She was on a voyage from Ayr to Larne, County Antrim.[148]
Juffrow Johanna Elizabeth   Netherlands The ship was driven ashore on the "Wompel".[149]
Regent   United Kingdom The paddle steamer was destroyed by fire off Whitstable, Kent. All on board were rescued. She was on a voyage from London to Margate, Kent.[90]
Thomas   United Kingdom The ship was wrecked on Hartland Point, Devon. Her crew were rescued. She was on a voyage from Cardiff, Glamorgan, to King's Lynn, Norfolk.[113]

3 JulyEdit

List of shipwrecks: 3 July 1817
Ship Country Description
Concord   United Kingdom The ship was wrecked on the Mouse Sand, in the North Sea. Her crew were rescued.[113][137]
Kent Packet   United Kingdom The ship was chased ashore at Lisbon, Portugal, by a Tunisian corsair.[136]
Middlesex   United States The ship was driven ashore and wrecked at Cape Fear, North Carolina.[130]

4 JulyEdit

List of shipwrecks: 4 July 1817
Ship Country Description
Endeavour   United Kingdom The schooner sprang a leak and foundered off Barbados. All on board were rescued. She was on a voyage from Barbados to Surinam.[122]
Friends   United Kingdom The ship foundered in the English Channel off Dungeness, Kent. Her crew were rescued. She was on a voyage from London to Rouen, Seine-Inférieure, France.[113]
St. Esprit   France The ship was wrecked on a reef 15 leagues (45 nautical miles (83 km)) west of Martinico. She was on a voyage from Marseille, Bouches-du-Rhône, to Martinico.[150]

5 JulyEdit

List of shipwrecks: 5 July 1817
Ship Country Description
Friends   United Kingdom The ship foundered in the English Channel off Dungeness, Kent. Her crew were rescued. She was on a voyage from London to Rouen, Seine-Inférieure, France.[137]

6 JulyEdit

List of shipwrecks: 6 July 1817
Ship Country Description
Irlam   United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore at Liverpool, Lancashire. She was on a voyage from Liverpool to Barbadoes.[137]

8 JulyEdit

List of shipwrecks: 8 July 1817
Ship Country Description
Medway   United Kingdom The ship ran aground on the Swine Bottom. She was on a voyage from Newcastle upon Tyne, Northumberland, to a Baltic port.[151]
New Bradford   United Kingdom The ship caught fire, exploded and sank in the North Sea off the Dudgeon Sandbank. Her crew were rescued.[144] She was on a voyage from London to Hull, Yorkshire, with a cargo of gunpowder.[148]

10 JulyEdit

List of shipwrecks: 10 July 1817
Ship Country Description
Longdon Cheves   United States The ship was wrecked on the Pluckington Bank, in Liverpool Bay. She was on a voyage from Savannah, Georgia, to Liverpool, Lancashire, United Kingdom.[144]
Louisa   United Kingdom The schooner was driven ashore and wrecked at Cape Bonbas, Africa. Her crew were rescued by a Spanish vessel. She was on a voyage from Gibraltar to the Cape Verde Islands, Portugal.[82]

13 JulyEdit

List of shipwrecks: 13 July 1817
Ship Country Description
Grande Lord   Portugal The schooner was destroyed by fire whilst on a voyage from Lisbon to Faial`, Azores.[152]

14 JulyEdit

List of shipwrecks: 14 July 1817
Ship Country Description
Elizabeth   United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore at Liverpool, Lancashire. She was on a voyage from Liverpool to Antwerp, Netherlands.[151]

15 JulyEdit

List of shipwrecks: 15 July 1817
Ship Country Description
Dryade   United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore in the Seine at Tancarville, Seine-Inférieure, France and was abandoned by her crew. She was later refloated.[136]
Eliza   United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore in the Seine at Tancarville and was abandoned by her crew. She was later refloated.[136]
Ellen   United Kingdom The ship foundered in Tenby Bay with the loss of all eleven people on board.[153]
Hawk   United Kingdom The ship struck the pier and sank at Dover, Kent. She was later refloated. Hawk was on a voyage from Plymouth, Devon, to London via Dover.[59]
Perseverance   United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore in the Seine at Tancarville and was abandoned by her crew. She was later refloated.[136]

16 JulyEdit

List of shipwrecks: 16 July 1817
Ship Country Description
Alert   United Kingdom The ship was wrecked at Blakeney, Norfolk, with the loss of two of her crew.[154]
Speculation   United Kingdom The ship foundered in the North Sea off Reculver, Kent. Her crew were rescued.[59]

25 JulyEdit

List of shipwrecks: 25 July 1817
Ship Country Description
Elizabeth & Mary   United Kingdom The ship was run down and sunk in the Irish Sea off Great Orme, Caernarfonshire, by Kelsick (  United Kingdom). Her crew were rescued. Elizabeth & Mary was on a voyage from Liverpool, Lancashire, to Milford Haven, Pembrokeshire.[65]
Trafalgar   United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore on Briar Island, Nova Scotia, British North America. All on board were rescued. She was on a voyage from Hull, Yorkshire, to Quebec City, Lower Canada, British North America.[155]

28 JulyEdit

List of shipwrecks: 28 July 1817
Ship Country Description
Auspicious   United Kingdom The ship was wrecked on the Kentish Knock, in the North Sea. Her crew were rescued. She was on a voyage from Antwerp, Netherlands to Havre de Grâce, Seine-Inférieure, France.[124]
Calliope   United Kingdom The brig was wrecked at Pernambuco, Brazil. Her crew were rescued. She was on a voyage from Messina, Sicily to Pernambuco.[156]
St. Stanislaus   France The ship was lost on the Bank of Tot, in the Seine.[140]

29 JulyEdit

List of shipwrecks: 29 July 1817
Ship Country Description
Atlas   United Kingdom The ship departed Bengal, India, for London. No further trace, presumed foundered with the loss of all hands.[157]
Friends   United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore near Liverpool, Lancashire. She was on a voyage from Saint Kitts to Liverpool.[124]

Unknown DateEdit

List of shipwrecks: Unknown Date 1817
Ship Country Description
Alfred   France The ship was lost near Saint-Malo, Finistère. She was on a voyage from Saint-Malo to Bordeaux, Gironde.[65]
Anna Justina   Sweden The ship was lost off the coast of Norway. She was on a voyage from Strömstad to Dublin, United Kingdom.[59]
Bona Fide   Netherlands The ship was driven ashore at Copenhagen, Denmark. She was on a voyage from Rotterdam, South Holland, to Copenhagen.[149]
Britannia   United Kingdom The brig foundered in the Strait of Belle Isle. Her crew were rescued.[114]
Commerce   United Kingdom The ship was wrecked near "Labrevatch". She was on a voyage from Cette, Hérault, France to Havre de Grâce, Seine-Inférieure, France.[59]
Harriet   United States The ship was wrecked at Beaufort, North Carolina. Her crew were rescued. She was on a voyage from New Orleans, Louisiana, to Cádiz, Spain.[82]
Helen   Denmark The ship was lost whilst on a voyage from the Faroe Islands to Drontheim, Norway.[149]
Jonge Johannes   Denmark The ship was lost near Malmö, Sweden. She was on a voyage for Randers to London, United Kingdom.[124]
Pacifique   France The ship was wrecked in the Garonne. She was on a voyage from New Orleans, Louisiana, to Bordeaux, Gironde.[144]
Rebecca   United Kingdom The schooner foundered in the Strait of Belle Isle with the loss of all but one of her crew.[114]
Sally   United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore on the Great Wrangle. She was on a voyage from Antwerp, Netherlands to Saint Petersburg, Russia.[158]
Ulrica   Sweden The ship was lost off the coast of Norway. She was on a voyage from Gothenburg to Trondheim, Norway.[59]

AugustEdit

1 AugustEdit

List of shipwrecks: 1 August 1817
Ship Country Description
Amanda   United States The ship was wrecked at Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil, with the loss of all hands.[159]
Clio   United Kingdom The ship departed from Berbice for the Clyde. No further trace, presumed foundered with the loss of all hands.[160]
Conqueror   United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore and wrecked at Southwold, Suffolk. She was on a voyage from Newcastle upon Tyne, Northumberland, to Southwold.[109][130]
Orra   United States The ship was wrecked north of Rio Grande do Sul. Her crew were rescued.[159]

2 AugustEdit

List of shipwrecks: 2 August 1817
Ship Country Description
Aurora   Portugal The ship departed from Rio de Janeiro for Lisbon. No further trace, presumed subsequently foundered in the Atlantic Ocean with the loss of all hands.[161]
Jeune Adolphe   France The ship was wrecked on Barbuda. She was on a voyage from Guadeloupe to Bordeaux, Gironde.[152]
Linnet   United Kingdom The sloop was lost off "The Crow". Her crew were rescued.[130]

3 AugustEdit

List of shipwrecks: 3 August 1817
Ship Country Description
Constant Trader   United Kingdom The ship foundered in the Irish Sea off Holyhead, Anglesey, with the loss of all hands.[130]
Elizabeth   United Kingdom The ship struck the Mixon Sands, in the Bristol Channel and foundered.[162]
Sisters   United Kingdom The ship was wrecked in the Cayman Islands. Her crew were rescued by Unity (  United Kingdom). Sisters was on a voyage from Jamaica to Lisbon, Portugal and Topsham, Devon.[152][163] Unity was to be wrecked herself ten days later.

5 AugustEdit

List of shipwrecks: 5 August 1817
Ship Country Description
Ocean   United Kingdom The ship foundered in the North Sea off Lindesnes, Norway. Her crew were rescued by Britannia (  United Kingdom). Ocean was on a voyage from Saint Petersburg, Russia, to Hull, Yorkshire. The waterlogged wreck was discovered the next day at 56°26′N 6°42′W / 56.433°N 6.700°W / 56.433; -6.700 by Blyth (  United Kingdom).[82][98][122]

6 AugustEdit

List of shipwrecks: 6 August 1817
Ship Country Description
Horizon   United States The full-rigged ship foundered in the Atlantic Ocean. Her crew survived.[164]
Nostra Señora del Buen Successo   Spain The ship was captured by the insurgent privateer Río de la Plata (  Argentina). She was abandoned on 11 August and sank. Nostra Señora del Buen Successo was on a voyage from Havana, Cuba, to Barcelona.[164]

7 AugustEdit

List of shipwrecks: 7 August 1817
Ship Country Description
Vrouw Gesina   United Kingdom of the Netherlands The ship was driven ashore at Wijk aan Zee, North Holland. She was on a voyage from Harlingen, Friesland, to London, United Kingdom.[82]

8 AugustEdit

List of shipwrecks: 8 August 1817
Ship Country Description
Dartmouth   United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore in St. Bride's Bay. She was on a voyage from Pictou, Nova Scotia, British North America, to Bristol. Gloucestershire.[130]

10 AugustEdit

List of shipwrecks: 10 August 1817
Ship Country Description
James   United Kingdom The ship was run down and sunk in the Gulf of Finland. Her crew were rescued. She was on a voyage from Saint Petersburg, Russia, to Sunderland, County Durham.[158]

12 AugustEdit

List of shipwrecks: 12 August 1817
Ship Country Description
Huddlestone   United Kingdom The sloop struck rocks at Aberdeen. She was taken in to the harbour there but consequently sank. She was on a voyage from Sunderland, County Durham, to Aberdeen.[165]
William and Mary   United Kingdom The ship was wrecked on the Lougharne Sands with the loss of two lives. She was on a voyage from Llanelli, Glamorgan, to Carmarthen.[77]

13 AugustEdit

List of shipwrecks: 13 August 1817
Ship Country Description
Prince Regent   United Kingdom The ship was on her way from Havana to Amsterdam when she ran aground on the flats near Eyerland. After 216 boxes of sugar had been offloaded she was refloated and came into the Texel.[166]
Trusty   United Kingdom The ship sank at Great Yarmouth, Norfolk.[77]
Unity   United Kingdom The ship was wrecked on the Carysfort Reef. All on board were rescued by John (  United Kingdom). Unity was on a voyage from Jamaica to London.[167]
Vijf Sostre   Netherlands The ship was driven ashore and wrecked at Rye, Sussex, United Kingdom. Her crew were rescued. She was on a voyage from Benicarló, Spain to Amsterdam, North Holland.[82]

14 AugustEdit

List of shipwrecks: 14 August 1817
Ship Country Description
Welton   United Kingdom The ship capsized and sank in the Hooghly River. Her crew were rescued but all cargo, mails, and personal belongings were lost. She was on a voyage from Bengal, India, to London.[139][168]

15 AugustEdit

List of shipwrecks: 15 August 1817
Ship Country Description
Ariadne   United Kingdom The ship was wrecked on the Sandhammer Reef, in the Baltic Sea. Her crew were rescued. She was on a voyage from Memel, Prussia to Alloa, Clackmannanshire.[158]
Neptune   United Kingdom The ship foundered in the North Sea off Ameland, Friesland, United Kingdom of the Netherlands. She was on a voyage from London to Bremen.[114]
Sir Home Popham   United Kingdom The ship was wrecked off St. Alban's Head, Dorset. She was on a voyage from Lisbon Portugal to Antwerp, Netherlands.[77]

17 AugustEdit

List of shipwrecks: 17 August 1817
Ship Country Description
New Prosperous   United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore and wrecked at Brighton, Sussex.[169]
Temstry   United Kingdom The ship sank at Great Yarmouth, Norfolk.[142]
William   United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore and wrecked at Brighton.[169]

18 AugustEdit

List of shipwrecks: 18 August 1817
Ship Country Description
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