List of shipwrecks in the 13th century

The list of shipwrecks in the 13th century includes some ships sunk, wrecked or otherwise lost between (and including) the years 1201 to 1300.

  • 15 – 17 August — A tempest struck the Tsushima Strait, lasting two full days and destroyed most of the Yuan fleet which was attempting to invade Japan. Contemporary Japanese reports estimated 4,000 ships were destroyed. The Battle of Kōan (also known as the Second Battle of Hakata Bay) was the second attempt by Kublai Khan to invade Japan.[3][4]

References edit

  1. ^ "Lampreys". Bristol Mercury. No. 3730. Bristol. 14 September 1861.
  2. ^ Larn, Richard; Larn Bridget (1997). Shipwreck Index of the British Isles, Volume one. London: Lloyd's Register of Shipping.
  3. ^ Winters, Harold A; Galloway, Gerald E; Reynolds, William J; Rhyne, David W (21 March 2001). Battling the Elements: Weather and Terrain in the Conduct of War. JHU Press. ISBN 978-0-8018-6648-7. Retrieved 3 August 2014.
  4. ^ Lettens, Jan. "Kublai Khan's fleet (+1281)". Wrecksite. Retrieved 3 August 2014.
  5. ^ Pool, P. A. S. (1981). "The Tithings of Cornwall". Journal of the Royal Institution of Cornwall. New Series. VIII (pt 4): 275–337.