List of shipwrecks in October 1831

The list of shipwrecks in October 1831 includes ships sunk, foundered, grounded, or otherwise lost during October 1831.

1 OctoberEdit

List of shipwrecks: 1 October 1831
Ship Country Description
Brunswick   United Kingdom The ship was in collision with Brunswick (  United Kingdom) and foundered in the North Sea off Lowestoft, Suffolk. Her crew were rescued.[1] She was on a voyage from Hamburg to London.[2]
Meddlenot   United States The ship was wrecked in the Abaco Islands. Her crew were rescued. She was on a voyage from New York to Havana, Cuba.[3]
Sarah   United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore in the Outer Hebrides. Her crew were rescued. She was on a voyage from Archangelsk, Russia, to Greenock, Renfrewshire.[4]

2 OctoberEdit

List of shipwrecks: 2 October 1831
Ship Country Description
Pilgrim   United Kingdom The ship was wrecked on Cape Gaspé, Lower Canada, British North America.[5]

3 OctoberEdit

List of shipwrecks: 3 October 1831
Ship Country Description
Countess of Dalhousie   United Kingdom The ship was wrecked on the south coast of Götaland, Sweden. She was on a voyage from Saint Petersburg, Russia, to London.[6]
London   United States The ship was wrecked on North Ronaldsay, Orkney Islands, United Kingdom. Her crew were rescued. She was on a voyage from Gothenburg, Sweden, to Boston, Massachusetts.[7][8]
Mantura   United Kingdom The ship foundered in the Baltic Sea off Götaland, Sweden. Her crew were rescued. She was on a voyage from Saint Petersburg to London.[3]
Wellington   United Kingdom The ship was lost in Dublin Bay.[4]

4 OctoberEdit

List of shipwrecks: 4 October 1831
Ship Country Description
Acasta   United Kingdom The ship foundered off Uist, Outer Hebrides. Her crew were rescued. She was on a voyage from Archangelsk, Russia, to Plymouth, Devon.[9]
Hope   United Kingdom The ship departed from Drogheda, County Louth, for Liverpool, Lancashire. No further trace, presumed foundered in the Irish Sea with the loss of all hands.[10]
Union   United Kingdom The sloop was driven ashore near Ramsey, Isle of Man. She was on a voyage from Sligo to Liverpool.[11]

6 OctoberEdit

List of shipwrecks: 6 October 1831
Ship Country Description
Commerce   British North America The ship was wrecked in the Saint Lawrence River and Point Mille Vaches, Lower Canada. She was on a voyage from Saint Vincent to Quebec City, Lower Canada.[12]
Countess of Dalhousie   United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore and wrecked on Götaland, Sweden. She was on a voyage from Saint Petersburg, Russia, to London.[3]
Field Marshal Paskewitsch   Russia The ship was lost in the Mediterranean Sea off Methoni, Greece She was on a voyage from Odessa to London.[13]
Mary and Peggy   United Kingdom The sloop was driven ashore and wrecked at Douglas, Isle of Man. Her crew were rescued. She was on a voyage from Wexford to Liverpool, Lancashire.[11]
Rose   United Kingdom The sloop was wrecked in Luce Bay. She was on a voyage from Drogheda, County Louth, to Liverpool.[11]

7 OctoberEdit

List of shipwrecks: 7 October 1831
Ship Country Description
Fershampenuaz   Imperial Russian Navy The Trekh Sviatitelei-class ship of the line was destroyed by fire at Cronstadt. with the loss of 49 of her crew.[14]
Huntcliff   United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore at "Zerkshall". She was on a voyage from Hamburg to Liverpool, Lancashire.[15]

8 OctoberEdit

List of shipwrecks: 8 October 1831
Ship Country Description
Adeona   United Kingdom The ship was wrecked near "Sescar Island" whilst bound for Saint Petersburg, Russia.[16][17]

9 OctoberEdit

List of shipwrecks: 9 October 1831
Ship Country Description
Charles Elizabeth   United Kingdom The ship was destroyed by fire at Starcross, Devon.[4]
Mermaid   United Kingdom The ship was destroyed by fire at Salt Key, Florida, United States.[18]

10 OctoberEdit

List of shipwrecks: 10 October 1831
Ship Country Description
Chance   Jamaica The brig was wrecked in the Atlantic Ocean and was abandoned by her crew.[19]
Napoleon   United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore on Anegada, Virgin Islands, and was abandoned by her crew. She was on a voyage from Gibraltar to New York, United States.[20]
Theodosius   United Kingdom The ship sank on the Cross Sand, in the North Sea off the coast of Suffolk. Her crew were rescued. She was on a voyage from Newcastle upon Tyne, Northumberland, to London.[4]
Three Friends   United Kingdom The ship was wrecked on the Gunfleet Sand, in the North Sea off the coast of Essex. Her crew were rescued. She was on a voyage from Wells-next-the-Sea, Norfolk, to London.[4]

11 OctoberEdit

List of shipwrecks: 11 October 1831
Ship Country Description
Hannah   United Kingdom The ship was wrecked near Miramichi, New Brunswick, British North America. She was on a voyage from New Ross, County Wexford, to Miramichi.[21]
Mary Macdonald   United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore at Randers, Denmark. Her crew were rescued. She was on a voyage from Saint Petersburg, Russia, to London.[15] She floated off on 16 October and was anchored off Randers.[16]
Thistle   United Kingdom The sloop was driven ashore and wrecked at Portknockie, Morayshire. Her crew survived.[22]

12 OctoberEdit

List of shipwrecks: 12 October 1831
Ship Country Description
Bell   United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore at Liverpool, Nova Scotia, British North America.[21]
Ceres   Grand Duchy of Oldenburg The ship was capsized and sank in the English Channel off Cherbourg, Seine-Inférieure, France with the loss of a crew member. She was on a voyage from Oldenburg to Liverpool, Lancashire, United Kingdom.[23]
Invizca   United States The ship departed from Málaga, Spain, for Boston, Massachusetts. No further trace, presumed foundered with the loss of all hands.[24]
Xantho   Guernsey The ship sprang a leak and was abandoned in the North Sea 40 nautical miles (74 km) off Flamborough Head, Yorkshire. Her crew were rescued by Twee Gebroeders (  Netherlands). Xantho was on a voyage from Guernsey to South Shields, County Durham.[15]

13 OctoberEdit

List of shipwrecks: 13 October 1831
Ship Country Description
Vrouw Antina   Netherlands The ship sprang a leak and put in to Heligoland, where she was deemed beyond economical repair. She was on a voyage from Wismar to Amsterdam, North Holland. Vrouw Antina was beached on 18 October to salvage her cargo.[3]

14 OctoberEdit

List of shipwrecks: 14 October 1831
Ship Country Description
Dawn   United Kingdom The ship was abandoned in the North Sea off the Lemon sand. She was on a voyage from Riga, Russia, to London.[9][15]
Luistania   United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore and wrecked near Kinsale, County Cork. All on board were rescued. She was in a voyage from Liverpool, Lancashire, to Oporto, Portugal.[9]

15 OctoberEdit

List of shipwrecks: 15 October 1831
Ship Country Description
Enige Broder flag unknown The ship departed from Copenhagen, Denmark, for Saint Petersburg, Russia. No further trace, presumed foundered with the loss of all hands.[25]

16 OctoberEdit

List of shipwrecks: 16 October 1831
Ship Country Description
Charles   United Kingdom The ship was wrecked near Burghead, Morayshire. She was on a voyage from Bangor to Whitehaven, Cumberland.[26]
Mary   United Kingdom The ship was holed by an anchor and was consequently beached at South Shields, County Durham.[7]
Stad Rotterdam   Netherlands The ship was driven ashore near Hellevoetsluis, Zeeland.[27]

17 OctoberEdit

List of shipwrecks: 17 October 1831
Ship Country Description
Effort   United Kingdom The ship was wrecked on "Dorgey Island". Her crew were rescued. She was on a voyage from Cork to Limerick.[28]
Emerald   United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore and capsized at Pillau, Prussia, with the loss of a crew member.[29]
Themis   United Kingdom The ship was wrecked near Scatarie Island, Nova Scotia, British North America. She was on a voyage from Newcastle upon Tyne, Northumberland, to Miramichi, New Brunswick, British North America.[30]

18 OctoberEdit

List of shipwrecks: 18 October 1831
Ship Country Description
James   United States The ship departed from Málaga, Spain, for Boston, Massachusetts. No further trace, presumed foundered with the loss of all hands.[24]

19 OctoberEdit

List of shipwrecks: 19 October 1831
Ship Country Description
Alfred   United Kingdom The ship was abandoned in the Baltic Sea. Her crew were rescued by Mary (  United Kingdom). Alfred was on a voyage from Riga, Russia, to London.[5][12]
Catherine   United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore and wrecked in Catalan Bay, Gibraltar, with the loss of three of her eight crew. She was on a voyage from Çeşme, Ottoman Empire ro London.[16][31]

20 OctoberEdit

List of shipwrecks: 20 October 1831
Ship Country Description
Ajax   United Kingdom The ship was wrecked in the Magdalen Islands, Lower Canada, British North America. She was on a voyage from Quebec City, Lower Canada, to Cork.[30]

21 OctoberEdit

List of shipwrecks: 21 October 1831
Ship Country Description
Carl Ludwig   Grand Duchy of Finland The ship ran aground on the Bear Rock, in the Baltic Sea 8 nautical miles (15 km) off Öregrund, Sweden, where she was wrecked two days later. All on board were rescued. She was on a voyage from Helsingfors to Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.[32]
Cleopatra   United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore at Dublin. She was refloated on 23 October.[33]
Commerce   United Kingdom The ship was wrecked on a reef at Youghal, County Cork.[28]
Nostra Señhora del Gracia   Spain The ship was wrecked on Anegada, Virgin Islands.[20]

22 OctoberEdit

List of shipwrecks: 22 October 1831
Ship Country Description
Neptunus   Denmark The ship was wreckedon the Goodwin Sands, Kent, United Kingdom. Her crew were rescued. She was on a voyage from Copenhagen to Nantes, Loire-Inférieure, France.[33]
Valiant   United Kingdom The ship was wrecked on Stag Rock, off Penzance, Cornwall. She was on a voyage from Richibucto, New Brunswick, British North America, to Hull, Yorkshire.[27]
Wakefield   United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore and wrecked at Holyhead, Anglesey. She was on a voyage from Liverpool, Lancashire, to Brazil.[28]

23 OctoberEdit

List of shipwrecks: 23 October 1831
Ship Country Description
Leonidas   Spain The ship foundered in the Atlantic Ocean. Her crew were rescued by William Pitt (  United Kingdom). She was on a voyage from St. Ubes to Portland, Maine, United States.[34]>[35]
Raven   United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore at Lytham St. Annes, Lancashire. She was on a voyage from Newry, County Armagh, to Liverpool, Lancashire.[26]
Vigilant   United Kingdom The brig was wrecked on Lizard Point, Cornwall. Her crew were rescued.[36]

24 OctoberEdit

List of shipwrecks: 24 October 1831
Ship Country Description
Champion   United Kingdom The ship was wrecked on Hogland, Russia, at the end of October.[37] Her crew were rescued. She was on a voyage from Saint Petersburg, Russia, to London.[38][39]
Diana   United Kingdom The ship was wrecked at "Marshand". She was on a voyage from Liverpool, Lancashire, to Helsingfors, Grand Duchy of Finland.[40]
George Canning   United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore on North Cape, Prince Edward Islands, British North America.[21]
Red Rover   United Kingdom The yacht was wrecked at Rio Real, Brazil, whilst on a voyage from an English port to Buenos Aires, Argentina.[41]

25 OctoberEdit

List of shipwrecks: 25 October 1831
Ship Country Description
Columbus   United Kingdom The ship foundered in Swansea Bay.[42] She was on a voyage from Cardiff, Glamorgan, to Blyth, Northumberland.[29]
Junius   United Kingdom The ship was wrecked on Islay. She was on a voyage from Liverpool, Lancashire, to Newfoundland, British North America.[43]
Lady Digby   United Kingdom The barque was wrecked on the Magdalen Islands, Lower Canada, British North America, with the loss of 50 lives. She was on a voyage from Liverpool to Quebec City, Lower Canada.[30][44][45]
Liberty   United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore and wrecked north of Tynemouth, Northumberland. Her crew were rescued.[42]
Wellington   United Kingdom The ship foundered in the North Sea. Her crew were rescued. She was on a voyage from Stockton on Tees, County Durham, to London.[46]

26 OctoberEdit

List of shipwrecks: 26 October 1831
Ship Country Description
Commerce   United Kingdom The ship foundered in the North Sea off Corton, Suffolk. She was on a voyage from Sunderland, County Durham, to Chatham, Kent.[47]

27 OctoberEdit

List of shipwrecks: 27 October 1831
Ship Country Description
Devonshire   United Kingdom The ship passed through the Skaggerak whilst on a voyage from Riga, Russia, to Antwerp, Belgium. No further trace, presumed foundered in the North Sea with the loss of all hands.[48]

28 OctoberEdit

List of shipwrecks: 28 October 1831
Ship Country Description
Neptune   United Kingdom The ship was abandoned in the Atlantic Ocean. Her crew were rescued by William and Mary (  United Kingdom).[10]

29 OctoberEdit

List of shipwrecks: 29 October 1831
Ship Country Description
Caroline   Hamburg The ship was driven ashore at Thisted, Denmark, where she was burned by order of local officials. She was om a voyage from AAltona to Thisted.[49]

30 OctoberEdit

List of shipwrecks: 30 October 1831
Ship Country Description
Minerva   United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore at "Pilkappen", 36 nautical miles (67 km) south of Memel, Prussia. Her crew were rescued.[38]

31 OctoberEdit

List of shipwrecks: 31 October 1831
Ship Country Description
Europe   United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore and wrecked at Karlskrona, Sweden. Her crew were rescued. She was on a voyage from London to Vyborg, Grand Duchy of Finland.[38]

Unknown dateEdit

List of shipwrecks: Unknown date 1831
Ship Country Description
Alexandrine   Spain The ship was driven ashore near San Pedro del Pinatar.[28]
Echo   United Kingdom The steamship was wrecked at Plymouth, Devon.[36]
Louisa   France The ship sank in the Loire.[43]
Lusitania   United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore at Ardmore, County Waterford, where she broke up on 22 October.[50]
Manly   United Kingdom The ship was wrecked on Korčula, Kingdom of Dalmatia before 14 October. Her crew were rescued.[31]
Margaret   United States The ship was driven ashore on Europa Point, Gibraltar, before 8 October. She was on a voyage from Marseille, Bouches-du-Rhône, France, to Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.[28]
Maria   United Kingdom The brig was wrecked on the Gunfleet Sand, in the North Sea off the coast of Essex before 15 October. She was on a voyage from Newcastle upon Tyne to Sheerness. Kent.[2]
Mary   United Kingdom The ship was wrecked on the coast of Jutland. Her crew were rescued. She was on a voyage from Saint Petersburg to London.[51]
Three Friends   United Kingdom The brig was wrecked on the Gunfleet Sand before 15 October. Her crew survived. She was on a voyage from Wells-next-the-Sea, Norfolk, to London.[2]
Triumvirate   British North America The ship was abandoned in the Atlantic Ocean.[30]
Try Me   British North America The ship was wrecked on Burin, Newfoundland. Her crew were rescued.[52]

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