List of shipwrecks in 1936

The list of shipwrecks in 1936 includes ships sunk, foundered, grounded, or otherwise lost during 1936.

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JanuaryEdit

2 JanuaryEdit

List of shipwrecks: 2 January 1936
Ship Country Description
Seiho Maru   Japan The cargo ship ran aground at Otaru, Hokkaidō.[1]

3 JanuaryEdit

List of shipwrecks: 3 January 1936
Ship Country Description
St. Gerard Magella flag unknown The schooner ran aground at Cap-Haïtien, Haiti, and was wrecked.[2][3]

4 JanuaryEdit

List of shipwrecks: 4 January 1936
Ship Country Description
Donetz   Soviet Union The cargo ship struck a mine and sank in the Gulf of Finland off the Styrsudd Lighthouse with the loss of at least two crew.[4]
Vigor   Sweden The cargo ship reported that she was 45 nautical miles (83 km) south west of Land's End, Cornwall, United Kingdom. She subsequently foundered, a lifebuoy came ashore in the Isles of Scilly on 8 January.[5]

5 JanuaryEdit

List of shipwrecks: 5 January 1936
Ship Country Description
Beryl   United Kingdom The auxiliary sailing barge fouled her anchor and sank at Cowes, Isle of Wight. All three crew survived.[6]
Vizcaya   Germany The cargo ship foundered in the Atlantic Ocean (42°30′N 9°25′W / 42.500°N 9.417°W / 42.500; -9.417) with the loss of two of her eighteen crew. Survivors were rescued by Castellon (  Spain) and Minna (  Estonia).[1]

6 JanuaryEdit

List of shipwrecks: 6 January 1936
Ship Country Description
Alice and Jessie   United Kingdom The coaster foundered in the Atlantic Ocean 6 nautical miles (11 km) off Wedge Island, Nova Scotia, Canada (45°00′N 2°15′E / 45.000°N 2.250°E / 45.000; 2.250).[7]
Ethel May   United Kingdom The schooner was blown ashore at Dale, Pembrokeshire and was wrecked.[1]
Shinkyo Maru   Japan The cargo ship ran aground at Niigata.[1] She was refloated on 16 February.[8]

8 JanuaryEdit

List of shipwrecks: 8 January 1936
Ship Country Description
Ciudad de Malaga   Spain The cargo ship collided with Cape of Good Hope (  United Kingdom) at Las Palmas, Canary Islands and sank.[9] Salvage efforts were abandoned on 15 May.[10]

9 JanuaryEdit

List of shipwrecks: 9 January 1936
Ship Country Description
Bradda   United Kingdom The coaster foundered in the River Mersey off Formby, Lancashire with the loss of five of her six crew.[11]

12 JanuaryEdit

List of shipwrecks: 12 January 1936
Ship Country Description
Ingertre   Norway The cargo ship ran aground at Florø, Norway and was abandoned by her crew.[12]
Iowa   United States The Design 1019 cargo ship ran aground on the Columbia Bar in the Columbia River and sank with the loss of all 34 crew.
West Camak   United States The Design 1019 cargo ship collided with Planet (  Germany) in the Scheldt at Terneuzen, Netherlands and was beached.[12]

14 JanuaryEdit

List of shipwrecks: 14 January 1936
Ship Country Description
Cautin   Chile The cargo liner ran aground at Lobos de Tierra Island, Peru. Passengers were taken off by Chimu (  United States). She was declared a total loss.[13][14]

15 JanuaryEdit

List of shipwrecks: 15 January 1936
Ship Country Description
Castro   Chile The coaster ran aground and sank north of Lebu.[14]
Louisiana   Denmark The cargo ship ran aground in the River Plate, Argentina.[15] She was refloated on 23 January.[16]
West Hika   United States The Design 1013 cargo ship ran aground at Seaham, County Durham, United Kingdom.[17] Salvage operations were abandoned on 12 February and she was declared a constructive total loss.[18] She was refloated on 6 September.[19]

16 JanuaryEdit

List of shipwrecks: 16 January 1936
Ship Country Description
Hilma Bissmark   Germany The cargo ship ran off Lyngholmen, Nordland, Norway.[20]

17 JanuaryEdit

List of shipwrecks: 17 January 1936
Ship Country Description
Cherokee   United States The cargo liner collided with Welcombe (  United Kingdom) in the St. Johns River, at Jacksonville, Florida. Cherokee was beached and Welcombe sank.[21]

18 JanuaryEdit

List of shipwrecks: 18 January 1936
Ship Country Description
Mehentu   India The tug foundered 53 nautical miles (98 km) north west of Bombay. Fifteen crew were rescued by Bandra (  United Kingdom).[21]
Meri   Finland The cargo ship sprang a leak and sank in the Baltic Sea off Götaland, Sweden. The crew were rescued by Chr. Mathiessen (  Sweden).[21]

20 JanuaryEdit

List of shipwrecks: 20 January 1936
Ship Country Description
Velasco   United States The dredger ran aground at Álvaro Obregón, Mexico and was wrecked.[22]

22 JanuaryEdit

List of shipwrecks: 22 January 1936
Ship Country Description
Ardri   United Kingdom The auxiliary three-masted sailing ship foundered in Cardigan Bay. The crew were rescued by Finola (  United Kingdom).[16]

23 JanuaryEdit

List of shipwrecks: 23 January 1936
Ship Country Description
Colonel Cochrane   United Kingdom The cargo ship collided with Akroa (  United Kingdom) in the River Thames and was consequently beached.[16] She was refloated the next day.[23]

24 JanuaryEdit

List of shipwrecks: 24 January 1936
Ship Country Description
Forthbridge   United Kingdom The cargo ship caught fire in the Sea of Japan (36°33′N 133°27′E / 36.550°N 133.450°E / 36.550; 133.450). The crew abandoned ship and were rescued by Kahoku Maru (  Japan).[24] She came ashore in the Oki Islands and was declared a total loss.[25]

26 JanuaryEdit

List of shipwrecks: 26 January 1936
Ship Country Description
Heatherfield   United Kingdom The cargo ship ran aground at Robin Hood's Bay, Yorkshire. All crew were rescued by breeches buoy.[26]

27 JanuaryEdit

List of shipwrecks: 27 January 1936
Ship Country Description
Meidai Maru   Japan The cargo ship came ashore at Fukuyama, Hiroshima and sank.[27]
Taycraig   United Kingdom The cargo ship hit the Gear Rock, off Penzance promenade, Cornwall. All nine crew were rescued by the Penlee Lifeboat. Taycraig broke up and sank three days later.[27][28]

28 JanuaryEdit

List of shipwrecks: 28 January 1936
Ship Country Description
H. H. Petersen   Denmark The cargo ship ran aground in Koldingfjord.[29] She was refloated on 1 February.[30]

29 JanuaryEdit

List of shipwrecks: 29 January 1936
Ship Country Description
Texas Banker   United States The cargo ship ran aground at Port Aransas, Texas.[5] She was refloated on 10 February.[31]

30 JanuaryEdit

List of shipwrecks: 30 January 1936
Ship Country Description
Chang Ho   China The cargo ship ran aground at Kamaishi, Iwate, Japan. She broke in two and sank.[5]

31 JanuaryEdit

List of shipwrecks: 31 January 1936
Ship Country Description
Hikosan Maru   Japan The cargo ship foundered in Hakata Bay with the loss of at least thirteen of her crew.[30]

Unknown dateEdit

List of shipwrecks: Unknown date 1936
Ship Country Description
Wusueh   United Kingdom The cargo ship ran aground near Bethune Point, Shanghai, China. She was refloated on 27 February.[32]

FebruaryEdit

1 FebruaryEdit

List of shipwrecks: 1 February 1936
Ship Country Description
Tokho Maru   Japan The cargo ship ran aground at Suttsu, Hokkaidō, Japan, and was a total loss.[33][34]

3 FebruaryEdit

List of shipwrecks: 3 February 1936
Ship Country Description
Parrsboro   United Kingdom The cargo ship caught fire at Liverpool, Nova Scotia, Canada and was burnt out.[33]

5 FebruaryEdit

List of shipwrecks: 5 February 1936
Ship Country Description
Elsie Annie   United Kingdom The coaster ran aground at Wexford, Ireland and was wrecked.[35]
Unnan Maru   Japan The cargo ship foundered in the Pacific Ocean off the Shionomisaki Lighthouse with the loss of all 45 crew.[36][37]

11 FebruaryEdit

List of shipwrecks: 11 February 1936
Ship Country Description
Daunt Rock Lightship   United Kingdom The lightship was abandoned in the Irish Sea. Her crew were rescued by the Ballycotton Lifeboat.[38]
Rita Garcia   Spain The cargo ship foundered in the Adriatic Sea off Ancona, Marche, Italy. All 33 crew were rescued.[39] She was refloated on 12 March.[40]

12 FebruaryEdit

List of shipwrecks: 12 February 1936
Ship Country Description
Anubis   Germany The cargo ship was driven ashore at Mersin, Turkey.[41] She was refloated on 20 February.[42]
Aris   Greece The cargo ship was wrecked on Andros with the loss of all but one of her crew.[43]
Macedonia   Germany The cargo ship was driven ashore at Mersin.[41] She was refloated on 20 February.[42]
Pécheuse   France The schooner foundered in the Atlantic Ocean 72 nautical miles (133 km) east south east of the Fastnet Rock. All six crew were rescued by the trawler Thomas Ansell (  United Kingdom).[18]
Polymnia   Greece The cargo ship ran aground at Cape Rotja, Formentera, Spain.[41] She was refloated on 21 February.[42]

13 FebruaryEdit

List of shipwrecks: 13 February 1936
Ship Country Description
Panaghis   Greece The cargo ship ran aground at Epanomi Point with the loss of three crew. Salvage efforts were abandoned.[44]

15 FebruaryEdit

List of shipwrecks: 15 February 1936
Ship Country Description
Üsküdar   Turkey The cargo ship sank at Zonguldak.[43]

16 FebruaryEdit

List of shipwrecks: 16 February 1936
Ship Country Description
Guadarrama   Spain The dredger came ashore at Cádiz and was wrecked.[8]

17 FebruaryEdit

List of shipwrecks: 17 February 1936
Ship Country Description
Lady Elizabeth   United Kingdom
 
Lady Elizabeth, 1984

The coal hulk was driven ashore in a storm at Stanley Harbour, Falkland Islands. The ship remains beached there.

18 FebruaryEdit

List of shipwrecks: 18 February 1936
Ship Country Description
Stefanos Costomenis   Greece The cargo ship foundered in the Atlantic Ocean 500 nautical miles (930 km) east of New York. All 33 crew were rescued by City of Newport News (  United States).[45][46]

19 FebruaryEdit

List of shipwrecks: 19 February 1936
Ship Country Description
USS R-8   United States Navy The R-class submarine sank at Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. she was subsequently raised but was stricken and sunk as a target on 19 August 1936.

22 FebruaryEdit

List of shipwrecks: 22 February 1936
Ship Country Description
Brightside   United Kingdom The coaster ran aground in the Solent.[47] She was refloated on 29 February.[48]

25 FebruaryEdit

List of shipwrecks: 25 February 1936
Ship Country Description
Crefeld   Germany The cargo ship ran aground at Alexandria, Egypt.[47] She was refloated on 28 February.[48]
San Marco   Italy The cargo ship was wrecked at Capo Berta. All crew were rescued.[49]

27 FebruaryEdit

List of shipwrecks: 27 February 1936
Ship Country Description
Davenport   United Kingdom The Thames barge sank in the English Channel off Eastbourne, Sussex. All three crew were rescued by the Eastbourne Lifeboat.[50]
Forsete   Norway The cargo ship foundered in Rekefjord, Norway, with the loss of one crew member.[50]

28 FebruaryEdit

List of shipwrecks: 28 February 1936
Ship Country Description
Kawsar   Egypt The cargo ship ran aground at Irk el Gorab.[51] She was still aground on 5 March,[52] but was later refloated.
Lysaker III   Norway The cargo ship departed from Rekefjord, Norway, for Rotterdam, Netherlands. No further trace, presumed foundered with the loss of all hands.[40][53]

29 FebruaryEdit

List of shipwrecks: 29 February 1936
Ship Country Description
Alaskan   United States The 29-gross register ton motor vessel sank in 690 feet (210 m) of water in Stephens Passage in the Alexander Archipelago in Southeast Alaska approximately two nautical miles (3.7 km; 2.3 mi) north of Slocum Inlet (58°09′N 134°05′W / 58.150°N 134.083°W / 58.150; -134.083 (Slocum Inlet)) eight hours after she began flooding due to a failure of her propeller shaft and an attempt to beach her failed. Her crew of two survived.[54]
Franz
Patrão Lopez
  Germany
  Portugal
The German barge, which had been recovered after drifting off the Lisbon Bar, was being towed into the River Tagus by the Portuguese salvage vessel alongside. Franz ran aground off Cascais, near the Bugio Lighthouse and, in sinking, her masts punctured the hull of the salvage vessel. Both vessels became total losses.[55][56][57]
Harriet   Sweden The auxiliary schooner collided with a breakwater at Copenhagen, Denmark and sank.[48]
Renfrew Ferry   United Kingdom The ferry sprang a leak and sank in the Caledonian Canal.[48]

MarchEdit

2 MarchEdit

List of shipwrecks: 2 March 1936
Ship Country Description
Condor   Germany The schooner collided with Walter L M Russ (  Germany) in the Kaiser Wilhelm Canal and sank.[55]
Hong Keat   United Kingdom The passenger ship caught fire and sank in the Strait of Singapore. All 61 people on board were rescued.[58]

3 MarchEdit

List of shipwrecks: 3 March 1936
Ship Country Description
Gustaf Wasa   Sweden The cargo ship ran aground at Arkösund and was a total loss.[59]

6 MarchEdit

List of shipwrecks: 6 March 1936
Ship Country Description
Horsia   Denmark The cargo ship ran aground at Stubbekøbing, Sjælland.[60] She was refloated on 11 March.[61]

7 MarchEdit

List of shipwrecks: 7 March 1936
Ship Country Description
  Germany   Germany The cargo ship sprang a leak in the Atlantic Ocean (48°18′N 4°02′W / 48.300°N 4.033°W / 48.300; -4.033). She was taken in tow by Abeille No.22 (  France) and beached in Bertheaume Bay, Finistère, France.[62]

9 MarchEdit

List of shipwrecks: 9 March 1936
Ship Country Description
Sea Fisher   United Kingdom The coaster collided with Sutherland (  United Kingdom) in the North Sea off the Shipwash Lightship (  United Kingdom) and sank. All crew were rescued.[53]

10 MarchEdit

List of shipwrecks: 10 March 1936
Ship Country Description
Alko   Netherlands The coaster collided with the fishing vessel Leyland (  United Kingdom) in the North Sea 20 nautical miles (37 km) north north west of Flamborough Head, Yorkshire, United Kingdom and sank.[63]
Aghios Spyridon   Greece The cargo ship caught fire and sank at Piraeus and was a total loss.[64]
Phyllis   United States The cargo ship came ashore 200 nautical miles (370 km) south of the mouth of the Columbia River and was wrecked. The crew survived.[64]
Pink Rose   United Kingdom The coaster collided with George Frusher (  United Kingdom in the North Sea 11 nautical miles (20 km) south east of the mouth of the River Tyne and sank. All crew were rescued.[63]

11 MarchEdit

List of shipwrecks: 11 March 1936
Ship Country Description
Nadod   Norway The coaster collided with Salerno (  United Kingdom in the River Humber and sank. All sixteen crew were rescued.[61]

13 MarchEdit

List of shipwrecks: 13 March 1936
Ship Country Description
Jose Cristobal flag unknown The tanker exploded at Bahía de Caráquez, Ecuador and was a total loss.[65]
Marchigiano   Italy The coaster suffered an explosion an sank in the Red Sea 125 nautical miles (232 km) off Port Sudan, Sudan (22°47′N 36°56′E / 22.783°N 36.933°E / 22.783; 36.933) with the loss of ten of her seventeen crew. Survivors were rescued by Brighton (  United Kingdom).[65][66]

14 MarchEdit

List of shipwrecks: 14 March 1936
Ship Country Description
Styliani   Greece The cargo ship caught fire and sank in the Red Sea (approximately 17°N 39°E / 17°N 39°E / 17; 39) and was abandoned by her crew, who were rescued by Fusijama (  Italy).[66]

15 MarchEdit

List of shipwrecks: 15 March 1936
Ship Country Description
Volsella   United Kingdom The cargo ship ran aground at Port Hedland, Western Australia.[67] She was refloated on 23 March.[68]

17 MarchEdit

List of shipwrecks: 17 March 1936
Ship Country Description
Partanna   United Kingdom The schooner departed from St. John's, Newfoundland for the Newfoundland fishing grounds. No further trace.[69]

18 MarchEdit

List of shipwrecks: 18 March 1936
Ship Country Description
Siantar   Netherlands The cargo ship ran aground at Makassar, Dutch East Indies (approximately 5°S 119°E / 5°S 119°E / -5; 119).[70] She was refloated on 24 March.[71]

19 MarchEdit

List of shipwrecks: 19 March 1936
Ship Country Description
Hamilton   United Kingdom The coaster ran aground at Southend, Argyllshire.[72]

21 MarchEdit

List of shipwrecks: 21 March 1936
Ship Country Description
France Maru   Japan The cargo ship ran aground on Baliguan Island. (11°13′N 132°20′E / 11.217°N 132.333°E / 11.217; 132.333).[73] She was refloated on 26 March.[74]

26 MarchEdit

List of shipwrecks: 26 March 1936
Ship Country Description
Boree   France The cargo ship collided with Aizkarai Mendi (  Spain) in the North Sea 24 nautical miles (44 km) north west of Cromer, Norfolk, United Kingdom and sank with the loss of nine of her 22 crew. Survivors were rescued by Aizkarai Mendi, Caduceus (  United Kingdom) and the Wells and Cromer lifeboats.[75]
Pangiotis Th. Coumantaros   Greece The cargo ship ran aground at Abu Zenima, Egypt. Her captain committed suicide.[76]

27 MarchEdit

List of shipwrecks: 27 March 1936
Ship Country Description
Esbo   Finland The cargo ship sank in the North Sea 4 nautical miles (7.4 km) south east of Craig, Angus. All crew were rescued by Vanguard (  United Kingdom). Like the original wreck in October 1935 the cited report is incorrect-see Whitehaven News 2 Apr 1936 page 4. She had been refloated at the 7th attempt on 26 March 1936 and was being towed to Troon, Firth of Clyde, Scotland, for breaking up. She sprang a leak and sank in deep water about 15 miles off Troon.[76]

28 MarchEdit

List of shipwrecks: 28 March 1936
Ship Country Description
Eskburn   United Kingdom The coaster ran aground in Lunan Bay.[77] She was refloated on 19 May 1937.[78]
Osterhav   Finland The cargo ship ran aground south of Duncansby Head, Sutherland, United Kingdom. She was refloated but was leaking severely and was consequently beached in Sinclair Bay. The crew subsequently abandoned ship.[77] She was refloated on 31 August.[79]

29 MarchEdit

List of shipwrecks: 29 March 1936
Ship Country Description
Inga I   Norway The cargo ship ran aground at Oporto, Portugal. The crew were rescued by the Oporto Lifeboat.[80]

31 MarchEdit

List of shipwrecks: 31 March 1936
Ship Country Description
Toyohiko Maru   Japan The cargo ship ran aground at Haiphong, French Indo-China (20°43′N 107°27′E / 20.717°N 107.450°E / 20.717; 107.450).[81] She was refloated on 25 April.[82]

AprilEdit

3 AprilEdit

List of shipwrecks: 3 April 1936
Ship Country Description
Taiko Maru No.3   Japan The coaster foundered off Nagasaki with the loss of fourteen lives.[83]

5 AprilEdit

List of shipwrecks: 5 April 1936
Ship Country Description
Maddalena Odero   Italy The cargo ship ran aground at Key West, Florida, United States.[83] She was refloated on 8 April.[84]

7 AprilEdit

List of shipwrecks: 7 April 1936
Ship Country Description
Georgios   Greece The auxiliary schooner ran aground at Likhades Island and consequently foundered.[85]
Scotland Maru   Japan The cargo ship ran aground at Osima, Kagashima and consequently sank.[86]
Vancouver   Germany The cargo liner struck rocks at Point Remedios and was beached at Acajutla, El Salvador, where the passengers were taken off.[87] She was refloated on 22 April.[88]

14 AprilEdit

List of shipwrecks: 14 April 1936
Ship Country Description
USS Smith Thompson   United States Navy The Clemson-class destroyer was rammed amidships by the destroyer USS Whipple (  United States Navy) during exercises in Subic Bay in the Philippines. No lives lost. Towed back to base by the destroyer USS Barker (  United States Navy), she was deemed beyond economical repair. She was decommissioned and sunk as a target on 25 July 1935.[89]
USS Whipple   United States Navy The Clemson-class destroyer rammed the destroyer USS Smith Thompson (  United States Navy) during exercises in Subic Bay in the Philippines. No lives lost. Although her bow was bent around backwards, Whipple was repaired using Smith Thompson's undamaged bow and returned to service.[89]

15 AprilEdit

List of shipwrecks: 15 April 1936
Ship Country Description
City of St. Joseph   United States The cargo ship was burnt out at Benton Harbor, Michigan.[90]

16 AprilEdit

List of shipwrecks: 16 April 1936
Ship Country Description
Terningen   Norway The auxiliary three-masted sealing schooner was crushed by ice and sank. All crew were rescued by Sedov (  Soviet Union).[90][91]

17 AprilEdit

List of shipwrecks: 17 April 1936
Ship Country Description
Delphinus   Sweden The cargo ship ran aground in Lake Cener and sank.[92]
Iciar   Spain The cargo ship was driven ashore at Bilbao and was wrecked.[92]

20 AprilEdit

List of shipwrecks: 20 April 1936
Ship Country Description
Hiram   Norway The cargo liner ran aground on Green Island, China and was beached. Passengers were rescued by Kinngsu (  United Kingdom).[93] She was refloated later that day.[94]

22 AprilEdit

List of shipwrecks: 22 April 1936
Ship Country Description
Uromi   United Kingdom The cargo ship was scuttled off Lagos, Nigeria.[95]

23 AprilEdit

List of shipwrecks: 23 April 1936
Ship Country Description
Hanasaki Maru   Japan The cargo ship ran aground at Ebeko, Kuril Islands, Soviet Union (50°40′N 156°08′E / 50.667°N 156.133°E / 50.667; 156.133).[96] She was refloated on 25 May.[97]
Prospect   Norway The coaster collided with Canis (  Norway) at Stavanger, Norway and sank.[98]
Wan Tai   China The coaster was hit by Terukuni Maru (  Japan) at Dairen and sank.[98]

25 AprilEdit

List of shipwrecks: 25 April 1936
Ship Country Description
Herzogin Cecilie   Finland
 
Herzogin Cecilie

The four-masted barque ran around on the Ham Stone Rock, near Bolt Head, Devon, United Kingdom. She was beached at Starhole Bay but was wrecked there by the action of the waves.

29 AprilEdit

List of shipwrecks: 29 April 1936
Ship Country Description
Mrav   Yugoslavia The cargo ship collided with Mari (  Estonia) in the English Channel 5 nautical miles (9.3 km) off Dungeness, Kent, United Kingdom and sank. All crew were rescued by Mari.[99]
Portugal   Belgium The cargo ship caught fire at Alicante, Spain and sank.[100] She was refloated on 2 May.[101]

30 AprilEdit

List of shipwrecks: 30 April 1936
Ship Country Description
Hansa   Norway The cargo ship ran aground and was beached at Lista, Norway.[102] She was refloated on 4 May.[101]
Nordland   Germany The cargo ship caught fire at Mogadishu, Italian Somaliland and was a total loss.[100]

MayEdit

1 MayEdit

List of shipwrecks: 1 May 1936
Ship Country Description
Cedarberg   United Kingdom The coaster came ashore 10 nautical miles (19 km) from Lamberts Bay, South Africa and was a total loss.[103]

4 MayEdit

List of shipwrecks: 4 May 1936
Ship Country Description
James A. Lewis   United States The cargo ship caught fire in Chesapeake Bay and burnt down to the waterline.[104]
Katingo   Greece The cargo ship collided with Assunzione (  Italy) in the Bay of Biscay off Ouessant, Finistère, France (48°10′N 6°08′W / 48.167°N 6.133°W / 48.167; -6.133). She was abandoned by her crew, who were rescued by Assunzione. Katingo was taken in tow by Abeille No.24 (  France), which made for Brest.[104] Katingo subsequently foundered. One crew member was lost.[105]

5 MayEdit

List of shipwrecks: 5 May 1936
Ship Country Description
Birtley   United Kingdom The cargo ship ran aground near the Souter Lighthouse, County Durham.[106] She was refloated on 2 December.[107]
Mishima   Imperial Japanese Navy The decommissioned submarine tender – formerly an Admiral Ushakov-class coastal defense ship – was sunk as a target by aircraft from the aircraft carrier Hōshō (  Imperial Japanese Navy) in the Pacific Ocean off Kushima, Miyazaki Prefecture, Japan.

6 MayEdit

List of shipwrecks: 6 May 1936
Ship Country Description
Chasmoor   United Kingdom The coastal collier ran aground on Bishops and Clerks, Pembrokeshire and sank. The crew were rescued by Dublin (  United Kingdom).[108]

7 MayEdit

List of shipwrecks: 7 May 1936
Ship Country Description
Alphard   Netherlands The cargo ship collided with New York (  Germany) in the North Sea north of Ostend, Belgium and sank. All 26 crew were rescued by New York.[109]
HMAS Anzac   Royal Australian Navy The decommissioned Parker-class destroyer leader was sunk as a target in the Tasman Sea off Sydney Heads, Australia.

8 MayEdit

List of shipwrecks: 8 May 1936
Ship Country Description
West Cape   United States The cargo ship struck a rock in the Columbia River 12 nautical miles (22 km) upstream of Astoria, Oregon and was consequently beached.[110] She was refloated the next day.[111]

11 MayEdit

List of shipwrecks: 11 May 1936
Ship Country Description
Oldenburg   Germany The cargo liner ran aground at Espozende, Portugal and sank. All on board survived.[112]

12 MayEdit

List of shipwrecks: 12 May 1936
Ship Country Description
Rodi   Italy The cargo ship sank at Durrës, Albania.[113]

13 MayEdit

List of shipwrecks: 13 May 1936
Ship Country Description
Ming Chiang   China The ship sank off Wanhsien with the loss of over 40 lives.[113]

14 MayEdit

List of shipwrecks: 14 May 1936
Ship Country Description
Hiawatha   United States The 8-gross register ton fishing vessel sank in rough weather about 1.5 nautical miles (2.8 km; 1.7 mi) off Caamano Point (55°30′N 131°58′W / 55.500°N 131.967°W / 55.500; -131.967 (Caamano Point)) in Southeast Alaska. Her crew of two survived.[114]

15 MayEdit

List of shipwrecks: 15 May 1936
Ship Country Description
USS S-4   United States Navy The decommissioned S-class submarine was scuttled as a means of disposal.

16 MayEdit

List of shipwrecks: 16 May 1936
Ship Country Description
Koan Maru   Japan The cargo ship sank at Hakodate.[115]

19 MayEdit

List of shipwrecks: 19 May 1936
Ship Country Description
Mars   Latvia The coaster ran aground on the Isle of May, Fife, United Kingdom.[116] She broke her back on 21 May and subsequently broke up.[117]

21 MayEdit

List of shipwrecks: 21 May 1936
Ship Country Description
Dela   United Kingdom The coaster foundered in the North Sea off Clacton-on-Sea, Essex.[117]

28 MayEdit

List of shipwrecks: 28 May 1936
Ship Country Description
Hogstad   Norway The cargo ship foundered in the North Sea (58°38′N 4°22′E / 58.633°N 4.367°E / 58.633; 4.367) with the loss of twelve of her thirteen crew. The survivor was rescued by Westplein (  Netherlands).[118]

29 MayEdit

List of shipwrecks: 29 May 1936
Ship Country Description
Ethel Radcliffe   United Kingdom The cargo ship ran aground at Alexandria, Egypt.[118] She was refloated on 3 June.[119]

31 MayEdit

List of shipwrecks: 31 May 1936
Ship Country Description
Alice   United Kingdom The ketch was driven ashore in Palm Bay, Margate, Kent. All five crew waded ashore.[120]

JuneEdit

6 JuneEdit

List of shipwrecks: 6 June 1936
Ship Country Description
Magnhild   Norway The cargo ship came ashore at Mistaken Point, Newfoundland and was a total loss.[121]

9 JuneEdit

List of shipwrecks: 9 June 1936
Ship Country Description
W. N. Dicks flag unknown The schooner sprang a leak and sank in the Atlantic Ocean 25 nautical miles (46 km) off Miquelon.[122]

11 JuneEdit

List of shipwrecks: 11 June 1936
Ship Country Description
Aycliffe Hall   United Kingdom The cargo ship collided with A. P. Berwind (flag unknown) in Lake Erie and sank. The crew were rescued by A. P. Berwind.[123]

12 JuneEdit

List of shipwrecks: 12 June 1936
Ship Country Description
Eilianus   United Kingdom The coaster ran aground 5 nautical miles (9.3 km) south of Hartland Point, Devon and was wrecked.[123][124]

14 JuneEdit

List of shipwrecks: 14 June 1936
Ship Country Description
Rudolph N   United States The 29-gross register ton, 51.9-foot (15.8 m) motor vessel caught fire after her gasoline engine backfired while she was moored at the Nakeem Cannery, 1.5 miles (2.4 km) north of Telephone Point (58°46′10″N 157°02′15″W / 58.76944°N 157.03750°W / 58.76944; -157.03750 (Telephone Point)) on the west bank of the Kvichak River in the Territory of Alaska. After the fire went out of control, the vessels Fanny and Nakeen (both   United States) towed her out into the river, where the fire destroyed her. Her crew of four survived.[125]

18 JuneEdit

List of shipwrecks: 18 June 1936
Ship Country Description
Chrysopolis   Greece The cargo liner ran aground at Cape Barbas, Morocco.[126] She was abandoned on 21 June and the crew were rescued by Temple Mead (  United Kingdom).[127]

19 JuneEdit

List of shipwrecks: 19 June 1936
Ship Country Description
Ariadne Pandeli   Greece The cargo ship caught fire at Salvador, Bahia, Brazil.[128] She exploded and capsized on 25 June and was a total loss.[129]
Tashmoo   United States The passenger steamboat struck a rock and sank in the Detroit River at Amherstburg, Ontario, Canada.

21 JuneEdit

List of shipwrecks: 21 June 1936
Ship Country Description
El Kantara   France The passenger ship sank off Palamós, Catalonia, Spain. All on board, including 450 passengers, were rescued.[130]

22 JuneEdit

List of shipwrecks: 22 June 1936
Ship Country Description
Ben Vooar   United Kingdom The cargo ship sprang a leak. She was beached at Portrush, County Antrim and was abandoned by her crew.[131]

24 JuneEdit

List of shipwrecks: 24 June 1936
Ship Country Description
Stanford   Norway The cargo liner ran aground on a reef 2 nautical miles (3.7 km) off Geraldton, Western Australia and was wrecked.[132]

25 JuneEdit

List of shipwrecks: 25 June 1936
Ship Country Description
Baron Ogilvy   United Kingdom The cargo ship ran aground at Isla Palenque, Panama.[132] She was refloated on 21 July.[133]

28 JuneEdit

List of shipwrecks: 28 June 1936
Ship Country Description
Navahoe   United States The schooner barge was scuttled in the Atlantic Ocean 50 nautical miles (93 km) north of Dragon's Mouth, Trinidad.[134]
Neptun   Denmark The coaster ran aground in the River Humber at Brough, Yorkshire and was a total loss. All crew survived.[135]

29 JuneEdit

List of shipwrecks: 29 June 1936
Ship Country Description
Luciano A   Italy The schooner sprang a leak and sank in the Mediterranean Sea 5 nautical miles (9.3 km) east of Cape Comino.[136]
Dagfinn   Sweden The cargo ship sprang a leak and sank in the Kattegat 10 nautical miles (19 km) off the Ostreflak Lightship (  Denmark). All crew were rescued by the trawler Betania (flag unknown).[136]

JulyEdit

2 JulyEdit

List of shipwrecks: 2 July 1936
Ship Country Description
Eagle   United States The 20-gross register ton motor vessel was destroyed by a gasoline explosion and fire at Unga, Territory of Alaska. Her crew of four survived.[137]
Sima   United Kingdom The passenger ship ran aground on Onekotan, Kuril Islands.[138] She was refloated on 8 July.[139]

4 JulyEdit

List of shipwrecks: 4 July 1936
Ship Country Description
Culberson   United States The cargo ship ran aground 4 nautical miles (7.4 km) south west of Punta Mogotes, Argentina.[140] She was refloated on 8 July.[141]

5 JulyEdit

List of shipwrecks: 5 July 1936
Ship Country Description
Maja   Sweden The cargo ship ran aground and sank at Trysunda.[140]

6 JulyEdit

List of shipwrecks: 6 July 1936
Ship Country Description
Carl XV   Sweden The passenger ship ran aground south of the Strommingsbadan Lighthouse and sank. All 62 people on board were rescued by Vollrath Tham (  Sweden) or reached shore in their lifeboats.[138]
Sol Nascente   Portugal The schooner foundered in the Atlantic Ocean off the Cape Verde Islands. All crew survived.[142]
St Aubin   United Kingdom The tug was rammed and sunk at Whampoo, Hong Kong by Pingan (  China).[138]

7 JulyEdit

List of shipwrecks: 7 July 1936
Ship Country Description
Alice   United States The 31-ton fishing steamer was destroyed by fire while on a slipway on the Bristol Bay coast of the Territory of Alaska.[54]

8 JulyEdit

List of shipwrecks: 8 July 1936
Ship Country Description
USS Alton   United States Navy After being sold out of naval service, the decommissioned accommodation ship – formerly the protected cruiser USS Chicago – foundered in the Pacific Ocean while under tow from Honolulu, Hawaii, to San Francisco, California, for delivery to her buyers.[143]
Marguerite   United States The 19-gross register ton motor vessel caught fire after suffering an explosion while docked at "Snug Harbor" – possibly Snug Harbor (60°15′N 147°43′W / 60.250°N 147.717°W / 60.250; -147.717 (Castle Flats)) on Knight Island in western Prince William Sound – on the south-central coast of the Territory of Alaska. She was cut loose from the dock and sank. Her crew of three survived.[144]
Nunoca   United Kingdom The coaster departed Georgetown, Grand Cayman for Tampa, Florida, United States. She subsequently caught fire and foundered in the Gulf of Mexico off Dry Tortugas with the loss of all 22 people on board.[133][145][146]

9 JulyEdit

List of shipwrecks: 9 July 1936
Ship Country Description
Leonian   United Kingdom The cargo ship ran aground at the mouth of the Forcados River, Burutu, Nigeria.[139] She was refloated on 15 July.[147]

12 JulyEdit

List of shipwrecks: 12 July 1936
Ship Country Description
Choyo Maru   Japan The cargo ship ran aground on the east coast of Sakhalin, Soviet Union.[148] She was declared a total loss on 16 July.[147]

13 JulyEdit

List of shipwrecks: 13 July 1936
Ship Country Description
Cabo Blanco   Spain The cargo liner ran aground near the Montedor Lighthouse, Portugal.[148] All on board were rescued but she was a total loss.[149]

14 JulyEdit

List of shipwrecks: 14 July 1936
Ship Country Description
Golden Harvest   United States The cargo ship collided with State of Virginia (  United States) off the Seven Foot Knoll Lighthouse, Maryland. Both vessels were beached.[150]
Wagrien   Germany The cargo ship departed from Leningrad, Soviet Union for Gdynia, Poland.[151] She subsequently foundered with the loss of all hands. Wreckage from the ship washed up on Saaremaa, Estonia on 19 July.[152]

15 JulyEdit

List of shipwrecks: 15 July 1936
Ship Country Description
Taurau   United Kingdom The tug struck a rock and sank off Dartmouth, Devon, England. The crew were rescued by the fishing vessel Owl (  United Kingdom).[150]
Maranon   Peru The transport ship struck a rock and sank 180 nautical miles (330 km) south of Lima, Peru.[153][154]

18 JulyEdit

List of shipwrecks: 18 July 1936
Ship Country Description
Oso   United States The 8-gross register ton salmon troller began flooding and sank 20 minutes later in the Gulf of Alaska off Lituya Bay on the coast of the Territory of Alaska. The motor vessel Mine (  United States) rescued her two-man crew.[155]

19 JulyEdit

List of shipwrecks: 19 July 1936
Ship Country Description
Nora Maersk   Denmark The cargo ship caught fire at Zamboanga, Philippines. She was severely damaged and was declared a constructive total loss.[156]

20 JulyEdit

List of shipwrecks: 20 July 1936
Ship Country Description
Don Carlos   Chile The cargo ship last reported from 32°45′S 72°16′W / 32.750°S 72.267°W / -32.750; -72.267. No further trace, presumed foundered.[157]

22 JulyEdit

List of shipwrecks: 22 July 1936
Ship Country Description
Don Carlos   Chile The collier foundered in the Pacific Ocean 50 nautical miles (93 km) off Valparaíso with the loss of all hands.[158]
Isidoro Pons   United States The cargo ship ran aground in Zambales Province, Luzon, Philippines and sank.[159]

23 JulyEdit

List of shipwrecks: 23 July 1936
Ship Country Description
Virgilia   Germany The cargo ship collided with Bury (  United Kingdom) in the Elbe at the Graueror Fortress and was beached.[152]

24 JulyEdit

List of shipwrecks: 24 July 1936
Ship Country Description
Martin Bakke   Norway The cargo ship collided with a buoy and sank in the Victoria Channel, Belfast, County Antrim, United Kingdom.[160]

25 JulyEdit

List of shipwrecks: 25 July 1936
Ship Country Description
USS Smith Thompson   United States Navy The decommissioned Clemson-class destroyer was sunk as a target off Subic Bay in the Philippines.

27 JulyEdit

List of shipwrecks: 27 July 1936
Ship Country Description
Skipjack   United Kingdom The cargo ship was rammed at Great Yarmouth, Norfolk by Maise Graham (  United Kingdom) and was consequently beached.[161]

28 JulyEdit

List of shipwrecks: 28 July 1936
Ship Country Description
Cinta Nu 1   Spanish Navy Spanish Civil War: The auxiliary patrol ship was lost on this date.
Material Service   United States The cargo ship capsized and sank off the South Chicago Piers, Lake Michigan with the loss of fifteen crew.[162][163]
Svend   Sweden The galeass collided with Alca (  Finland) off Copenhagen, Denmark and sank. All crew were rescued by Alca.[164]

30 JulyEdit

List of shipwrecks: 30 July 1936
Ship Country Description
Nora   Denmark The cargo ship collided with Poul Moller (  Denmark) of Copenhagen and sank. All crew were rescued by Poul Moller.[163]

AugustEdit

3 AugustEdit

List of shipwrecks: 3 August 1936
Ship Country Description
Landfort   Spain Spanish Civil War: The coaster was sunk as a blockship at Sanlúcar de Barrameda, Cádiz, Spain.[165]
Viktor   Estonia The sailing ship struck rocks on the west side of St. Kilda, Outer Hebrides, United Kingdom, and sprang a leak. She was abandoned by her crew, and came ashore on Shillay.[165][166]

4 AugustEdit

List of shipwrecks: 4 August 1936
Ship Country Description
Emmirson   United States The 17-gross register ton, 37.4-foot (11.4 m) fishing vessel sank near Chignik, Territory of Alaska.[137]

5 AugustEdit

List of shipwrecks: 5 August 1936
Ship Country Description
Ocean Hope   United Kingdom The fishing drifter sank after collision with the trawler Fernbank (  United Kingdom), 5 miles (8.0 km) off Fraserburgh, Scotland; the crew were all rescued.[167]
USS Radford   United States Navy The Wickes-class destroyer was sunk as a target in accordance with the London Naval Treaty.

6 AugustEdit

List of shipwrecks: 6 August 1936
Ship Country Description
Antonios Vrondisis   Greece The cargo ship ran aground at Kem, Soviet Union.[168] She was refloated on 11 August but found to be severely damaged.[169]

7 AugustEdit

List of shipwrecks: 7 August 1936
Ship Country Description
Christos Markettas   Greece The cargo ship ran aground in the Paraná River at Ramallo, Buenos Aires, Argentina.[165] She was refloated on 14 August.[170]
Eduardo Dato   Spanish Navy Spanish Civil War: The Antonio Canovas del Castillo-class gunboat was shelled and sunk at Algeciras by Jaime I (  Spanish Navy). Raised later in August and repaired by February 1937.
San Francisco   France The cargo ship ran aground on the Haisborough Sands off the coast of Norfolk, United Kingdom.[171] She was refloated on 12 August.[169]

9 AugustEdit

List of shipwrecks: 9 August 1936
Ship Country Description
Blue Shadow   United Kingdom Spanish Civil War: The yacht was shelled and wrecked by the Nationalist cruiser Almirante Cervera (  Spanish Navy) at Gijón with the loss of one of her two crew.[172] The hull was later saved by her owner.[173]

12 AugustEdit

List of shipwrecks: 12 August 1936
Ship Country Description
USS Champlin   United States Navy The decommissioned Wickes-class destroyer was sunk in the Pacific Ocean during experimental tests.
Rooiberg   United Kingdom The whaler struck a rock in Saldanha Bay and sank. She was declared a total loss.[169]

13 AugustEdit

List of shipwrecks: 13 August 1936
Ship Country Description
Oranaise   France The cargo liner capsized and sank in the Mediterranean Sea 40 nautical miles (74 km) off Mostaganem, Algeria with the loss of 38 of the 40 people on board.[174][175]

14 AugustEdit

List of shipwrecks: 14 August 1936
Ship Country Description
Eubee   France The passenger ship collided with Corinaldo (  United Kingdom) in the Atlantic Ocean 90 nautical miles (170 km) north of Rio Grande do Norte, Brazil. Eubee was left with her engine room flooded,[176] and five stokers killed. Passengers were taken off by Corinaldo. Eubee was taken in tow by Antonio Azambuja (  Brazil) and Powerful (  Uruguay),[170] but she foundered on 16 August. The crew were rescued by Antonio Azambuja.[177]

15 AugustEdit

List of shipwrecks: 15 August 1936
Ship Country Description
USC&GS Fathomer   United States Coast and Geodetic Survey
 
USC&GS Fathomer.

The survey ship was driven aground on a reef at Port San Vincente, Philippines in a typhoon. She was later refloated, repaired and returned to service.

17 AugustEdit

List of shipwrecks: 17 August 1936
Ship Country Description
Muscallonge flag unknown The tug was burnt out at Brockville, Ontario, Canada.[178]
Sunning   United Kingdom The cargo ship was wrecked at Hong Kong in a typhoon. She broke her back and was a total loss.[177]

19 AugustEdit

List of shipwrecks: 19 August 1936
Ship Country Description
USS R-8   United States Navy The R-class submarine was sunk as a target by aerial bombing in the Atlantic Ocean off Cape Henry, Virginia. Her wreck was discovered in 2020 in approximately 293 feet (89 m) of water, 52.89 nautical miles (97.95 km; 60.86 mi) southeast of Ocean City, Maryland, at 37°45.369′N 074°10.472′W / 37.756150°N 74.174533°W / 37.756150; -74.174533 (USS R-8).
Sawtooth   United States During a trip from the Golovin Cold Storage Plant to Golovin in the Territory of Alaska, the 11-gross register ton, 41-foot (12.5 m) fishing vessel was wrecked near Caroline Island (64°33′N 163°02′W / 64.550°N 163.033°W / 64.550; -163.033 (Caroline Island)) in Golovnin Bay after her steering gear failed and she ran up on a beach. Both people on board survived.[179]

21 AugustEdit

List of shipwrecks: 21 August 1936
Ship Country Description
King Bleddyn   United Kingdom The cargo ship ran aground on the Alacran Reef in the Gulf of Mexico.[180] She was refloated on 24 August.[181]

22 AugustEdit

List of shipwrecks: 22 August 1936
Ship Country Description
Primus   Finland The tug collided with Atlantis (  United Kingdom) at Helsingfors. She capsized and sank with the loss of four crew.[182]

24 AugustEdit

List of shipwrecks: 24 August 1936
Ship Country Description
Antonis G. Lemos   Greece The cargo ship collided with the destroyer leader HMS Keith (  Royal Navy) in the English Channel 20 nautical miles (37 km) north of Alderney, Channel Islands (49°56′N 2°17′W / 49.933°N 2.283°W / 49.933; -2.283). All crew were rescued by the destroyer HMS Brilliant (  Royal Navy).[183][184]
Janine   France The dredger foundered off Cape D'Ambre, Madagascar, with the loss of all but two crew.[185]
Snowflake   United Kingdom The cargo ship struck a rock in the Bristol Channel off Hangman Point, Devon, England, and was holed. She was beached at Watermouth.[185]

26 AugustEdit

List of shipwrecks: 26 August 1936
Ship Country Description
T. H. Trahey   United States The 494-ton, 130-foot (39.6 m) cargo barge was wrecked without loss of life on the Yukon River in the Territory of Alaska.[186]

27 AugustEdit

30 AugustEdit

List of shipwrecks: 30 August 1936
Ship Country Description
Tamaye Maru   Japan The coaster was driven ashore and sank at Miyake Island.[187][188]

SeptemberEdit

1 SeptemberEdit

List of shipwrecks: 1 September 1936
Ship Country Description
Calla Milo   Spanish Navy Spanish Civil War: The Nationalist training vessel was sunk by Republican aircraft.[189]
Juan Mary   Spanish Navy Spanish Civil War: The auxiliary patrol ship was lost on this date.

2 SeptemberEdit

List of shipwrecks: 2 September 1936
Ship Country Description
Miyake Maru   Japan The coaster sank in the Pacific Ocean off Miyake Island.[188]

3 SeptemberEdit

List of shipwrecks: 3 September 1936
Ship Country Description
Fuyang   Republic of China The cargo ship foundered in the Yangtze 30 nautical miles (56 km) upstream of Ichang.[190]
Jan Store   Sweden The schooner ran ashore at Ristna Point, Estonia and was wrecked.[190]

4 SeptemberEdit

List of shipwrecks: 4 September 1936
Ship Country Description
Keishu Maru   Japan The coaster sank in the Tsushima Strait south west of Fusan, Korea.[19][191]

6 SeptemberEdit

List of shipwrecks: 6 September 1936
Ship Country Description
Stella   Italy The cargo ship caught fire at Rhodes, Greece and was burnt out.[192]

8 SeptemberEdit

List of shipwrecks: 8 September 1936
Ship Country Description
NRP Afonso de Albuquerque   Portuguese Navy 1936 Naval Revolt: The Afonso de Albuquerque-class sloop was shelled by coast artillery and was beached in the Tagus with some loss of life. Refloated, repaired and returned to service.[193]
Baltic   Netherlands The auxiliary schooner ran aground off Ameland, Friesland. All crew were rescued.[194]
NRP Dão   Portuguese Navy 1936 Naval Revolt: The Douro-class destroyer was shelled by coast artillery and was beached in the Tagus with some loss of life. Refloated, repaired and returned to service.[195]
Konstan   Spain Spanish Civil War: The cargo ship was shelled and sunk off Bilbao by Almirante Cervera (  Spanish Navy).[194]
Sirenes   Norway The cargo ship ran aground at Callantsoog, Netherlands.[194] She was refloated on 22 September.[196]

9 SeptemberEdit

List of shipwrecks: 9 September 1936
Ship Country Description
Romance   United States The 1,240-gross register ton cargo liner collided in fog with the cargo ship New York (  United States) off the coast of Massachusetts in Outer Boston Harbor and sank without loss of life in up to 80 feet (24 m) of water 1 nautical mile (1.9 km; 1.2 mi) north of The Graves Light at 42°23′41″N 070°51′50″W / 42.39472°N 70.86389°W / 42.39472; -70.86389 (Romance).[197][198]

11 SeptemberEdit

List of shipwrecks: 11 September 1936
Ship Country Description
Nuevo Alvarez Feijóo   Spain Spanish Civil War: The fishing trawler was shelled and sunk by C-4 (  Spanish Navy).[199]

13 SeptemberEdit

List of shipwrecks: 13 September 1936
Ship Country Description
Frederick A   United States While no one was aboard, the 12-gross register ton motor vessel dragged her anchor during a gale and was wrecked in Akutan Bay (54°08′05″N 165°46′20″W / 54.13472°N 165.77222°W / 54.13472; -165.77222 (Akutan Bay)) on Akutan Island in the Aleutian Islands, about 2.5 nautical miles (4.6 km; 2.9 mi) east of the bay′s southern peninsula.[200]
Unidentified boats All boats on Lovatnet — a lake in Norway — were wrecked or sunk when a landslide near the lake′s southern end generated a megatsunami that ranged in size from 74 metres (243 ft) in the vicinity of the slide to 12.6 metres (41 ft) at the north end of the lake.[201]

14 SeptemberEdit

List of shipwrecks: 14 September 1936
Ship Country Description
Aldena   United States During a voyage from Chicago, Illinois, to St. Paul, Minnesota, the 21-gross register ton motor yacht was destroyed on the Mississippi River at Guttenberg, Iowa, by a fire that began when her gasoline engine back-fired while she was anchored at the Guttenberg lock. Both members of her crew survived.[202][203]
Bassa   United Kingdom The cargo ship ran aground in the Sherboro River, Sierra Leone.[204] She was refloated on 21 September.[205]
Westport   United States The 116-gross register ton, 88-foot (26.8 m) whaling steamer was wrecked without loss of life on a reef off Akutan Island in the Fox Islands group of the eastern Aleutian Islands during a gale. The cutter USCGC Daphne (  United States Coast Guard) rescued all 12 people aboard Westport.[206]

16 SeptemberEdit

List of shipwrecks: 16 September 1936
Ship Country Description
Pourquoi-Pas   France The research vessel was wrecked off Álftanes, Iceland with the loss of 39 of the 40 people on board.

17 SeptemberEdit

List of shipwrecks: 17 September 1936
Ship Country Description
Avon River   United Kingdom The cargo ship ran aground on Mansel Island, Northern Territory, Canada.[207] She was abandoned as a total loss on 20 September. The crew were rescued by N. B. McLean (  Canada).[208]

19 SeptemberEdit

List of shipwrecks: 17 September 1936
Ship Country Description
B 6   Spanish Navy Spanish Civil War: The B 1-class submarine was shelled and sunk off Cape Penas by Velasco and Cirizia both (  Spanish Navy), or damaged and scuttled to prevent capture.[209]

21 SeptemberEdit

List of shipwrecks: 21 September 1936
Ship Country Description
Karanan   Netherlands The coaster, on her maiden voyage ran aground at Blakeney, Norfolk, United Kingdom.[210] She was refloated on 1 October.[211]

22 SeptemberEdit

List of shipwrecks: 22 September 1936
Ship Country Description
Onteora   United States The cargo ship was burnt out at New York.[205]
Rosaura   United Kingdom The motor yacht was in collision with Henca (  Netherlands) at Amsterdam, North Holland, Netherlands and was severely damaged. She was subsequently repaired and returned to service.

23 SeptemberEdit

List of shipwrecks: 23 September 1936
Ship Country Description
E M Dalglas   Denmark The cargo ship collided with Angelina Lauro (  Italy) in the English Channel off Ouessant, France and was severely damaged.[212]

24 SeptemberEdit

List of shipwrecks: 24 September 1936
Ship Country Description
Arizona Maru   Japan The cargo ship collided with Uyo Maru (  Japan) at Yokohama and was consequently beached.[213]

25 SeptemberEdit

List of shipwrecks: 25 September 1936
Ship Country Description
Bandar Shahpour   United Kingdom The cargo ship struck a rock in St. George's Channel off the Smalls Lighthouse. She was consequently beached at Dale, Pembrokeshire.[214]
Madrid   Argentina The coaster collided with Epaminondas C. Embiricos (  Greece) at Ramallo, Buenos Aires and was beached.[214] She sank the next day.[215]

29 SeptemberEdit

List of shipwrecks: 29 September 1936
Ship Country Description
Almirante Ferrándiz   Spanish Navy Spanish Civil War: Battle of Cape Espartel: The Churruca-class destroyer was shelled and sunk in the Strait of Gibraltar off Tarifa by Canarias (  Spanish Navy). 104 crewmen were killed, 31 were rescued and made prisoners of war and 25 were rescued by Katoubia (  France).[189]

Unknown dateEdit

List of shipwrecks: Unknown date September 1936
Ship Country Description
Xauen   Spanish Navy Spanish Civil War: The naval trawler was shelled and sunk in the Strait of Gibraltar east of Europa Point by Canarias (  Spanish Navy).[216]

OctoberEdit

2 OctoberEdit

List of shipwrecks: 2 October 1936
Ship Country Description
General Haig   United Kingdom The auxiliary schooner was driven ashore at Curler, Labrador, Canada and was a total loss.[217]

4 OctoberEdit

List of shipwrecks: 4 October 1936
Ship Country Description
Estonia   Finland The barquentine ran aground on Örskär, Sweden and was wrecked. All crew survived.[218]
Mabel A. Frye   United Kingdom The four-masted schooner sprang a leak and was abandoned in the Atlantic Ocean (44°44′N 45°34′W / 44.733°N 45.567°W / 44.733; -45.567). The crew were rescued by American Merchant (  United States).[219]
Soshu Maru   Japan The cargo ship ran aground on the east coast of Sakhalin, Soviet Union.[220] She was later refloated and taken in tow, but came ashore again on 23 October 1936.[221]

5 OctoberEdit

List of shipwrecks: 5 October 1936
Ship Country Description
Hiawatha II   United Kingdom The schooner sprang a leak in the Atlantic Ocean (45°35′N 57°05′W / 45.583°N 57.083°W / 45.583; -57.083) and was abandoned. The crew were rescued by the trawler Viernoe (  United Kingdom).[220]
Holland   Netherlands The coaster ran aground on the Moma Bar, 75 nautical miles (139 km) south of Angoche, Portuguese East Africa.[222] She was refloated on 12 October.[223]

7 OctoberEdit

List of shipwrecks: 7 October 1936
Ship Country Description
Pocopson   United States The 177-foot (53.9 m), 721-gross register ton schooner barge sank in 50 feet (15 m) of water in the North Atlantic Ocean off Neptune City, New Jersey, at 40°12.204′N 073°59.257′W / 40.203400°N 73.987617°W / 40.203400; -73.987617 (Pocopson). Her crew of three survived.[224]

8 OctoberEdit

List of shipwrecks: 8 October 1936
Ship Country Description
Ohioan   United States The cargo ship ran aground on Seal Rocks, San Francisco, California and was a total loss.

9 OctoberEdit

List of shipwrecks: 9 October 1936
Ship Country Description
I-5   Spanish Navy Spanish Civil War: The I-1-class motor patrol boat was shelled and sunk in the Strait of Gibraltar by Almirante Cervera (  Spanish Navy).[225]
Uad Lucas   Spanish Navy Spanish Civil War: The Uad Ras-class naval trawler was shelled and sunk at Málaga by Almirante Cervera (  Spanish Navy).
Uad Muluya   Spanish Navy Spanish Civil War: The Uad Ras-class naval trawler was shelled and sunk at Málaga by Almirante Cervera (  Spanish Navy).

11 OctoberEdit

List of shipwrecks: 11 October 1936
Ship Country Description
Cara   United Kingdom The cargo ship struck rocks off Kyleakin, Isle of Skye and was consequently beached.[226] She was refloated on 19 October and subsequently repaired.[227]

12 OctoberEdit

List of shipwrecks: 12 October 1936
Ship Country Description
B 4   Spanish Navy Spanish Civil War: The B 1-class submarine was bombed and sunk (or just damaged) in Málaga Harbour. Raised soon after but never repaired.[209]

14 OctoberEdit

List of shipwrecks: 14 October 1936
Ship Country Description
Panaghis   Greece The cargo ship ran aground at Gallipoli, Turkey.[228] She was refloated by 23 October.[229]

15 OctoberEdit

List of shipwrecks: 15 October 1936
Ship Country Description
Moko Maru   Japan The cargo ship foundered in the South China Sea. All crew were rescued by Concordia (  Norway).[230][231]
Olympic   United States With no one on board, the 12-gross register ton motor vessel dragged her anchor and was blown ashore and wrecked in the harbor at Sitka, Territory of Alaska.[155]

17 OctoberEdit

List of shipwrecks: 17 October 1936
Ship Country Description
Sand Merchant   United Kingdom The dredger capsized and sank in Lake Erie 16 nautical miles (30 km) north west of Cleveland, Ohio, United States with the loss of twenty crew.[232]
Shuna   United Kingdom The cargo ship ran aground on Islay, Outer Hebrides.[233] She subsequently broke in two and was abandoned as a total loss.[234]

18 OctoberEdit

List of shipwrecks: 18 October 1936
Ship Country Description
Hilda   Finland The three-masted schooner ran aground at Signildskar and was wrecked.[227]
St. Joseph   Norway The cargo ship ran aground on the Grey Rocks, Sound of Mull.[233] She was refloated on 12 November.[235]

19 OctoberEdit

List of shipwrecks: 19 October 1936
Ship Country Description
Lois A. Conrad   United Kingdom The schooner foundered in the Atlantic Ocean 19 nautical miles (35 km) off North Sydney, Nova Scotia, Canada. All crew were rescued by Haligonian (  United Kingdom).[227]

20 OctoberEdit

List of shipwrecks: 20 October 1936
Ship Country Description
Okeanis   Greece The cargo ship was abandoned in the North Sea 50 nautical miles (93 km) off IJmuiden, North Holland, Netherlands. The crew were rescued by Belgion (  Greece). Okeanis was later towed into IJmuiden by Witte Zee (  Netherlands).[236]
Van der Wijck   Netherlands The passenger ship capsized and sank in the Java Sea with some loss of life amongst the 226 people on board. Thirty-four people were reported missing.[237]

22 OctoberEdit

List of shipwrecks: 22 October 1936
Ship Country Description
Birmania   Italy The cargo ship ran aground in the Brazzinaga Canal near Split, Yugoslavia and broke in two. She was declared a total loss.[221] She was refloated on 27 October.[238]
Manyo Maru   Japan The cargo ship foundered in Ishikari Bay off Otaru, Hokkaidō. The crew were rescued.[221]
Oura Maru   Japan The salvage vessel foundered in the Sea of Japan west of Hokkaidō.[221]
Soshu Maru   Japan The cargo ship was driven ashore on the west coast of Hokkaidō after her tow parted.[221]

24 OctoberEdit

List of shipwrecks: 24 October 1936
Ship Country Description
Albion   Netherlands The coaster foundered in The Wash. All crew were rescued by Dewsbury (  United Kingdom).[239]
Asdang   Thailand The cargo ship came ashore at Kemaman, Malaya and was a total loss.[240]
Stranna   Norway The cargo ship departed the Clyde for Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada. No further trace, presumed foundered with the loss of all hands.[241]

25 OctoberEdit

List of shipwrecks: 25 October 1936
Ship Country Description
Cristóbal Colón   Spain The ocean liner ran aground on a reef 5 nautical miles (9.3 km) north of Bermuda.[242] Salvage efforts were abandoned on 6 November and she was declared a total loss.[243]
Elanchove   Spain The cargo ship foundered with the loss of one crew member. She was on a voyage from Bilbao to Cardiff, Glamorgan, United Kingdom.[244]
Nanna   Finland The cargo ship sank in the Baltic Sea off Odensholm, Estonia. All crew survived.[245]

26 OctoberEdit

List of shipwrecks: 26 October 1936
Ship Country Description
Donsam flag unknown The cargo ship sank in the Paraná River.[238]
Osaka Maru   Japan The cargo ship foundered in the Pacific Ocean off Shiomisaki.[246]
Una   Brazil The cargo ship sank in the Atlantic Ocean 80 nautical miles (150 km) south of Florianópolis. The crew were rescued.[238]

27 OctoberEdit

List of shipwrecks: 27 October 1936
Ship Country Description
Abdel Lateef Loutfi   Egypt The cargo ship sank in the Mediterranean Sea 3 nautical miles (5.6 km) off Alexandria.[238]
Elbe I   Germany The lightship foundered in the North Sea with the loss of all fifteen crew.[247]
Hedstrommen   Sweden The cargo ship sprang a leak and sank in the North Sea. The crew were rescued by two fishing vessels.[248]
Helēna Faulbaums   Latvia The cargo ship foundered in the Atlantic Ocean (56°14′N 5°55′W / 56.233°N 5.917°W / 56.233; -5.917) at Belnahua reef near Oban, Scotland with the loss of fifteen of her nineteen crew, of which 7 were buried in Cullipool Cemetery.[238][249][250][251]
Ostsee   Germany The cargo ship ran aground at Marjaniemi, Oulu, Finland.[238] She subsequently broke in two and was a total loss.[243]
Vestkyst I   Norway The coaster collided with Galtesund (  Norway) at Arendal, Norway and sank with the loss of two crew members.[238]

28 OctoberEdit

List of shipwrecks: 28 October 1936
Ship Country Description
Starmount   United Kingdom The cargo ship ran aground in the Saint Lawrence River at Brockville, Ontario, Canada.[252] She was refloated on 31 October.[253]

29 OctoberEdit

List of shipwrecks: 29 October 1936
Ship Country Description
Agnes Ann   United States While towing logs, the 8-gross register ton, 31.1-foot (9.5 m) fishing vessel was destroyed in Behm Canal off Escape Point (55°39′N 131°43′W / 55.650°N 131.717°W / 55.650; -131.717 (Escape point)) in Southeast Alaska by a fire than began in her engine room.[54]

30 OctoberEdit

List of shipwrecks: 30 October 1936
Ship Country Description
Marinero Cante   Spanish Navy Spanish Civil War: The Condestable Zaragoza-class fisheries protection vessel was scuttled at Rosas to prevent capture by Nationalists, or shelled and sunk by Canarias (  Spanish Navy).[225]
Myconos   Greece The cargo ship collided with another vessel in the Bay of Biscay and was beached at Ouessant, Finistère, France. She was declared a total loss.[248]

UnknownEdit

List of shipwrecks: unknown October 1936
Ship Country Description
B 5   Spanish Navy Spanish Civil War: The B 1-class submarine was either sunk by a Nationalist seaplane in the Strait of Gibraltar on 12 October, or scuttled by her commanding officer on 16 October.

NovemberEdit

1 NovemberEdit

List of shipwrecks: 1 November 1936
Ship Country Description
Bessemer City   United States The cargo ship was wrecked at Clodgy Point, St. Ives, Cornwall. All 33 crew were rescued by the St. Ives Lifeboat. The cargo was salvaged by local people after washing up on nearby beaches.[253][254]

2 NovemberEdit

List of shipwrecks: 2 November 1936
Ship Country Description
Allenstein   Germany The cargo ship ran aground at Östergarn, Sweden.[253] She was refloated on 6 November.[255]

3 NovemberEdit

List of shipwrecks: 3 November 1936
Ship Country Description
Carl Vinnen   Germany The cargo ship ran aground on Middelgrunden, Øresund.[234] She was refloated on 6 November.[255]
Trione   Sweden The cargo ship ran aground at Ilhéus, Brazil.[234] She was refloated on 12 November.[256]

8 NovemberEdit

List of shipwrecks: 8 November 1936
Ship Country Description
Isis   Germany The passenger ship foundered in the Atlantic Ocean 200 nautical miles (370 km) west of Land's End, Cornwall, United Kingdom. The only survivor was rescued by Westernland (  Germany).[257]

9 NovemberEdit

List of shipwrecks: 9 November 1936
Ship Country Description
J. Oswald Boyd   United States The tanker ran aground on Simmons Reef, Lake Michigan and was wrecked. She was destroyed in an explosion and fire on 2 January 1937.[258]

10 NovemberEdit

List of shipwrecks: 10 November 1936
Ship Country Description
Enterprise   United Kingdom The coaster was burnt out at St. Peter's, Nova Scotia, Canada.[259]
Garibaldi   Denmark The auxiliary three-masted schooner came ashore near the Lungö Lighthouse, Sweden.[260] She was refloated on 13 November and found to be severely damaged.[261]

11 NovemberEdit

List of shipwrecks: 11 November 1936
Ship Country Description
Nor   Norway The coaster ran aground on Bulholmen, Folda, Nord-Trøndelag, Norway, and sank.[260]

12 NovemberEdit

List of shipwrecks: 12 November 1936
Ship Country Description
Pine   United Kingdom The coaster was hit by Olive (  United Kingdom in Carlingford Lough and sank. All eight cre were rescued by Olive.[235][262]

13 NovemberEdit

List of shipwrecks: 13 November 1936
Ship Country Description
Alisada   United Kingdom The auxiliary schooner caught fire at Long Cay, Bahamas and was destroyed.[261]

14 NovemberEdit

List of shipwrecks: 14 November 1936
Ship Country Description
Welsh City   United Kingdom The cargo ship ran aground on Saltholm, Øresund.[256] She was refloated on 21 November.[263]

15 NovemberEdit

List of shipwrecks: 15 November 1936
Ship Country Description
Manuel   Spain Spanish Civil War: The coaster was shelled and sunk in the Mediterranean Sea by Canarias (  Spanish Navy).[256]

17 NovemberEdit

List of shipwrecks: 17 November 1936
Ship Country Description
Sture   Sweden The cargo ship sank in Lake Venern.[264]

18 NovemberEdit

List of shipwrecks: 18 November 1936
Ship Country Description
Kildalkey   United Kingdom The whaler ran aground in Saldanha Bay.[265] She was declared a total loss on 3 December.[266]
Ste Catherine   Haiti The sailing vessel sank in the Caribbean Sea off Petite-Rivière-de-Nippes.[265]
Yewbank   United Kingdom The coaster came ashore at Horsey, Norfolk. All ten crew were rescued.[265] She was refloated on 27 November.[267]

20 NovemberEdit

List of shipwrecks: 20 November 1936
Ship Country Description
Chesley R   United Kingdom The schooner ran aground at Argentia, Newfoundland.[268] She was refloated on 28 December.[269]
U-18   Kriegsmarine The Type IIB submarine collided with another vessel in the Bight of Lübeck and sank with the loss of eight of her twenty crew.[270] Subsequently raised, repaired and returned to service.

21 NovemberEdit

List of shipwrecks: 21 November 1936
Ship Country Description
Hibou   United Kingdom The coaster foundered in Georgian Bay 4 nautical miles (7.4 km) north of Owen Sound, Ontario, Canada with the loss of seven of her seventeen crew.[263]

22 NovemberEdit

List of shipwrecks: 22 November 1936
Ship Country Description
Colwith Force   United Kingdom The coaster sprang a leak in the English Channel 17 nautical miles (31 km) south south east of The Lizard, Cornwall and was abandoned. All crew were rescued by Marina (  Norway). Colwith Force was towed into Falmouth, Cornwall by Flying Irishman (  Netherlands).[271][272]
Schelde   Netherlands The coaster ran aground on the Paternosters, 5 nautical miles (9.3 km) north of Jersey, Channel Islands. All crew survived.[273]

23 NovemberEdit

List of shipwrecks: 23 November 1936
Ship Country Description
Fiona   United Kingdom The tanker ran aground at Suva, Fiji. She was refloated on 23 November.[274]

24 NovemberEdit

List of shipwrecks: 24 November 1936
Ship Country Description
Ceres   United Kingdom The ketch sank at anchor at Baggy Point, Devon. She was launched at Salcombe, Devon in 1811.[28][274]
Sibiryakoff   Soviet Union The icebreaker struck a rock in the Kara Sea and stuck fast. She was subsequently abandoned in late December. All crew were rescued by Lenin (  Soviet Union).[275]

25 NovemberEdit

List of shipwrecks: 25 November 1936
Ship Country Description
Erinoula   Greece The cargo ship struck a submerged wreck at Bender Eregli, Turkey and was beached.[274] She was refloated on 7 February 1937.[276]
Fred W. Green   United States The cargo ship collided with a pier at Muskegon, Michigan and sank.[277]
Izmir   Turkey The cargo ship was driven ashore at Bender Eregli in a storm.[277] She was refloated on 1 December.[278]

27 NovemberEdit

List of shipwrecks: 27 November 1936
Ship Country Description
Ally   Denmark The coaster collided with Tempo (  Denmark) off Aarhus (56°00′N 10°57′E / 56.000°N 10.950°E / 56.000; 10.950) and sank.[279]

30 NovemberEdit

List of shipwrecks: 30 November 1936
Ship Country Description
Watco   United Kingdom The cargo ship sank in the Atlantic Ocean off Miquelon. All crew were rescued.[280]

Unknown dateEdit

List of shipwrecks: Unknown date 1936
Ship Country Description
Dignitas   Italy The cargo ship, Bizerta for IJmuiden with iron ore, passed Ushant on 8 November and due 11 November; no further trace and supposed foundered in the English Channel in stormy weather.[281][244][282]
I-5   Spanish Navy Spanish Civil War: The I-1-class motor patrol boat was shelled and sunk in the Strait of Gibraltar by Almirante Cervera (  Spanish Navy) on either 6 October or 1 November 1936.[225]
Morris Ville flag unknown The schooner capsized in Bonne Bay.[279]

DecemberEdit

2 DecemberEdit

List of shipwrecks: 2 December 1936
Ship Country Description
Elsa   Germany The collier foundered in the North Sea off Borkum, Germany with the loss of twelve of her fourteen crew.[283]
Tozeur   France The cargo ship ran aground on Île Ratennau, off the south coast of France and sank.[284]

3 DecemberEdit

List of shipwrecks: 3 December 1936
Ship Country Description
Aghios Spyridon   Greece The cargo ship struck a submerged wreck at Bender Eregli, Turkey and sank. All crew survived.[285]

6 DecemberEdit

List of shipwrecks: 6 December 1936
Ship Country Description
Bodia   Finland The cargo ship ran aground in Aulesund and was wrecked with some loss of life.[284][286]
Burlington   United States The cargo ship ran aground at Cleveland, Ohio and was a total loss.[287][288]

7 DecemberEdit

List of shipwrecks: 7 December 1936
Ship Country Description
Bury Hill   United Kingdom The cargo ship ran aground off Dakar, French West Africa and was wrecked.
Gulnes   Norway Spanish Civil War, bombed by aircraft at Seville, Spain. Broken up in Vado Ligure, Italy, in May 1937.[289]

8 DecemberEdit

List of shipwrecks: 8 December 1936
Ship Country Description
Indra   Latvia The cargo ship foundered in the Gulf of Riga with the loss of all hands.[290]

9 DecemberEdit

List of shipwrecks: 9 December 1936
Ship Country Description
Caring   Sweden The cargo ship collided with Neptun (  Germany) and was beached at Dragør, Denmark.[291] She was later refloated but was severely damaged.[292]

12 DecemberEdit

List of shipwrecks: 12 December 1936
Ship Country Description
C 3   Spanish Navy Spanish Civil War, Operation Ursula: The C-class submarine was torpedoed and sunk in the Mediterranean Sea south east of Málaga (36°40′N 04°21′W / 36.667°N 4.350°W / 36.667; -4.350) by U-34 (  Kriegsmarine) with the loss of 39 crewmen. Two crewmen and a civilian pilot survived. The wreck was located in October 1998.

14 DecemberEdit

List of shipwrecks: 14 December 1936
Ship Country Description
Komsomol   Soviet Union Spanish Civil War: The cargo ship was sunk by gunfire in the Mediterranean Sea by the Nationalist heavy cruiser Canarias (  Spanish Navy).[293]
Sigrid   Denmark The cargo ship ran aground at Fiskars, Finland.[294] She was refloated on 25 December but was severely damaged.[295]

16 DecemberEdit

List of shipwrecks: 16 December 1936
Ship Country Description
Clara   United States The 12-gross register ton motor vessel was wrecked by an explosion while on the beach in winter drydock in Monti Bay (59°34′N 139°50′W / 59.567°N 139.833°W / 59.567; -139.833 (Monti Bay)) at Yakutat, Territory of Alaska.[296]

18 DecemberEdit

List of shipwrecks: 18 December 1936
Ship Country Description
Amager   Denmark The auxiliary sailing ship foundered in the Baltic Sea 2 nautical miles (3.7 km) north of Nida, Lithuania. All crew were rescued.[297]

19 DecemberEdit

List of shipwrecks: 19 December 1936
Ship Country Description
Argentina   Greece The cargo ship ran aground in the River Severn at Sharpness, Gloucestershire, United Kingdom. She was refloated on 10 February 1937.[298]
Bore VII   Finland The cargo ship ran aground off Kotka. Although declared a total loss, she was later salvaged and repaired.
Turquoise   Belgium The coaster collided with Sun X (  United Kingdom) in the River Thames at Tilbury, Essex and was beached.[299]

23 DecemberEdit

List of shipwrecks: 23 December 1936
Ship Country Description
Georgios Karavias   Greece The coaster ran aground at Kalamaki.[300] She was refloated on 28 December.[301]
Tac   Germany The coaster collided with Anna Rehder (  Germany) in the North Sea off Cuxhaven, Germany and consequently sank.[300]

24 DecemberEdit

List of shipwrecks: 24 December 1936
Ship Country Description
Maimyo   United Kingdom The cargo liner ran aground on the Komiyura Reef, off the east coast of Ceylon and was wrecked.[295][302]
Pretoria   Germany The ocean liner, on her maiden voyage, ran aground in the Solent. She was refloated on 27 December.

26 DecemberEdit

List of shipwrecks: 26 December 1936
Ship Country Description
Mount Dirfys   Greece The cargo ship ran aground on the Frying Pan Shoals, North Carolina, United States and was abandoned as unsalvable.[295][302]

27 DecemberEdit

List of shipwrecks: 27 December 1936
Ship Country Description
Dredge No.2   United States The dredger sank in the San Juan River 150 nautical miles (280 km) north of Buenaventura, Colombia.[303]

28 DecemberEdit

List of shipwrecks: 28 December 1936
Ship Country Description
Sensal   Germany The cargo ship foundered in the Baltic Sea off Königsberg, East Prussia, Germany.[303]

30 DecemberEdit

List of shipwrecks: 30 December 1936
Ship Country Description
Diamond   United Kingdom The coaster collided with Heranger (  Norway) in the River Thames at Greenhithe, Kent and sank with the loss of two of her seven crew.[304][305]

Unknown dateEdit

List of shipwrecks: Unknown date 1936
Ship Country Description
C 5   Spanish Navy Spanish Civil War: The C 1-class submarine left Bilbao 30 December and vanished. Speculation as to lost by accident or possible defection attempt went wrong.[306]
Chacon   United States The 80-foot (24.4 m) mail and passenger vessel was stranded on a rock and then sank in Zimovia Strait in the Alexander Archipelago in Southeast Alaska. All 14 people aboard – eight passengers and her crew of six – were rescued from a lifeboat.[296]
City of Taunton   United States The 292-foot (89 m) cargo ship, a sidewheel paddle steamer, was beached and abandoned at Somerset, Massachusetts, on the west bank of the Taunton River at 41°42′39″N 071°10′33″W / 41.71083°N 71.17583°W / 41.71083; -71.17583 (City of Taunton), just south of the future site of the Charles M. Braga Jr. Memorial Bridge, sometime during the 1930s. The wreck settled on the river bottom in very shallow water.[307]
Conde del Venadito   Spanish Navy The decommissioned Velasco-class cruiser was sunk as a target.
Hai-Kan No. 6   Imperial Japanese Navy The decommissioned Kasuga-class armored cruiser (ex-Nisshin) was sunk as a target at the Kamegakubi Naval Proving Ground in the Inland Sea off Kure, Japan. She later was refloated and sunk again as a target ship in January 1942.
F. C. Pendleton   United States The 145-foot (44 m), 408-gross register ton three-masted schooner burned and sank without loss of life in up to 45 feet (14 m) of water at 44°19′38″N 068°54′27″W / 44.32722°N 68.90750°W / 44.32722; -68.90750 (F. C. Pendleton) while at anchor in Seal Harbor at Islesboro, Maine, sometime during the 1930s.[308]
Gardner G. Deering   United States The 251-foot (77 m), 1,982-gross register ton five-masted schooner was abandoned and later burned in Smith Cove off West Brooksville, Maine, sometime during the 1930s. Her wreck settled in 10 to 30 feet (3.0 to 9.1 m) of water approximately 500 feet (150 m) off the north shore of the cove at 44°22′55″N 068°46′30″W / 44.38194°N 68.77500°W / 44.38194; -68.77500 (Gardner G. Deering).[309]
Hyak   United States The vessel was wrecked on rocks off Kinklik (60°50′55″N 147°37′30″W / 60.84861°N 147.62500°W / 60.84861; -147.62500 (Kinklik)), Territory of Alaska.[114]
Hesper   United States The 210-foot (64 m), 1,348-gross register ton four-masted schooner was abandoned at a wharf in the Sheepscot River at Wiscasset, Maine, upon the death of their owner sometime during 1936 and subsequently deteriorated into a wreck. The wreck was removed in 1998.[310]
Luther Little   United States The 210-foot (64 m), 1,234-gross register ton four-masted schooner was abandoned at a wharf in the Sheepscot River at Wiscasset, Maine, upon the death of their owner sometime during 1936 and subsequently deteriorated into a wreck. The wreck was removed in 1998.[310]

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