List of shipwrecks in 1812

The list of shipwrecks in 1812 includes some ships sunk, wrecked or otherwise lost during 1812.

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January

2 January

List of shipwrecks: 2 January 1812
ShipCountryDescription
Lady Alice  United Kingdom The schooner was wrecked on the Barbary Coast. All nine people on board survived but were killed by natives.[1] She was on a voyage from Sicily to London.[2]
Sarah and Mary  United Kingdom The ship was wrecked on the coast of Africa. Her crew survived.[1] She was on a voyage from Sicily to London.[2]

3 January

List of shipwrecks: 3 January 1812
ShipCountryDescription
Alfred  United States The ship was wrecked near Cape Ann, Massachusetts. She was on a voyage from Saint Petersburg, Russia to Boston, Massachusetts.[3]
Cleopatra  United Kingdom The ship departed from Tenerife, Canary Islands for Leith, Lothian. No further trace, presumed foundered with the loss of all hands.[4]
John  United Kingdom The ship was lost near Robin Hoods Bay, Yorkshire. Her crew were rescued. She was on a voyage from Newhaven, Sussex to Sunderland, County Durham.[5]
Cleopatra  United Kingdom The ship departed Tenerife, Canary Islands for Leith, Lothian. No further trace, presumed foundered with the loss of all hands.[6]

5 January

List of shipwrecks: 5 January 1812
ShipCountryDescription
Portland  United States The ship was captured and burnt off Cádiz, Spain. She was on a voyage from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania to Cádiz.[7]

7 January

List of shipwrecks: 7 January 1812
ShipCountryDescription
Clifford  United Kingdom Napoleonic Wars: The ship was captured off St. Lucar, Spain while on a voyage from Limerick to Cádiz. She was subsequently lost.[8]
Speedwell  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore at New Romney, Kent. She was on a voyage from Waterford to London.[9] Speedwell was refloated on 11 January and taken in to Dover, Kent.[10]
William  United Kingdom The ship ran aground in the River Liffey and was severely damaged. She was on a voyage from Dublin to Barbadoes.[5]

11 January

List of shipwrecks: 11 January 1812
ShipCountryDescription
Duchess of Gordon  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore near Banff, Aberdeenshire.[7]

12 January

List of shipwrecks: 12 January 1812
ShipCountryDescription
William Scott  United Kingdom The schooner was lost at Madeira. She was on a voyage from Plymouth, Devon to the West Indies.[11]

13 January

List of shipwrecks: 13 January 1812
ShipCountryDescription
Content's Increase  United Kingdom The ship struck the Cross Sand, in the North Sea off the coast of Norfolk and foundered. Her crew were rescued.[12]
Neutrality  United States The ship was wrecked on Cats Key, Bahamas. She was on a voyage from Jamaica to Savannah, Georgia.[13]

16 January

List of shipwrecks: 16 January 1812
ShipCountryDescription
Commerce  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore and wrecked in Holyhead Bay. She was on a voyage from Whitehaven, Cumberland to Waterford.[14]

17 January

List of shipwrecks: 17 January 1812
ShipCountryDescription
Charles Fox  United Kingdom The ship departed from Great Yarmouth, Norfolk for Heligoland. No further trace, presumed foundered with the loss of all hands.[15]

18 January

List of shipwrecks: 18 January 1812
ShipCountryDescription
Amalthea  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore at the mouth of the St. Petre River. She was on a voyage from Cádiz, Spain to Gibraltar.[16]
Eagle  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore near Coulderton, Cumberland. Her crew were rescued.[17]
Portland  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore near Ravenglass, Cumberland. Her crew were rescued.[17]

19 January

List of shipwrecks: 19 January 1812
ShipCountryDescription
Badger  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore in Portrush Bay. Her crew survived.[18]
Lively  United Kingdom The ship departed from Lisbon, Portugal for Greenock, Renfrewshire. No further trace, presumed foundered with the loss of all hands.[19]

20 January

List of shipwrecks: 20 January 1812
ShipCountryDescription
Fortitude  United Kingdom The ship foundered in the Atlantic Ocean (50°20′N 7°25′W). Her crew were rescued by Charlotte ( United Kingdom). Fortitude was on a voyage from Dublin to Cádiz, Spain.[18]
Juno  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore at Aldeburgh, Suffolk.[17]

21 January

List of shipwrecks: 21 January 1812
ShipCountryDescription
Caroline Norway The ship was wrecked on Sanday, Orkney Islands with the loss of all hands.[20]

22 January

List of shipwrecks: 22 January 1812
ShipCountryDescription
Joseph and Phœbe  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore and wrecked at South Hempstead, New York United States. Her crew were rescued. She was on a voyage from Londonderry to New York City.[21]

25 January

List of shipwrecks: 25 January 1812
ShipCountryDescription
Jane and Betsey  United Kingdom The ship foundered in the North Sea off Berwick upon Tweed. Her crew were rescued. She was on a voyage from Sunderland, County Durham to Leith, Lothian.[22]

26 January

List of shipwrecks: 26 January 1812
ShipCountryDescription
HM Hired armed brig Black Prince  Royal Navy The hired armed brig was wrecked at Gerace, Kingdom of Sicily with the loss of two of her 58 crew. The survivors were taken prisoner.[23]
HMS Carlotta  Royal Navy The brig-corvette was driven ashore and wrecked at Capo Passaro, Sicily.
Chatham  United Kingdom The transport ship was driven ashore and wrecked at Palermo, Sicily.[24]
Magnum Bonum  United Kingdom The transport ship was driven ashore and wrecked at Palermo.[24]
Maria  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore in the Isles of Scilly. She was on a voyage from Liverpool, Lancashire to Oporto, Portugal.[22] Maria was refloated on 14 March and taken in to St. Mary's, Isles of Scilly.[25]

27 January

List of shipwrecks: 27 January 1812
ShipCountryDescription
Comet  United States Napoleonic Wars: The ship was captured by a French privateer. She was subsequently lost of Fécamp, Seine-Inférieure, France.[8]
Dubordieu  France The privateer was lost in Bizerta Bay.[26]
Peace  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore near Wexford. Her crew were rescued. She was on a voyage from Swansea, Glamorgan to Dublin.[27]

28 January

List of shipwrecks: 28 January 1812
ShipCountryDescription
Charlotte  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore at Penzance, Cornwall. She was on a voyage from Lisbon, Portugal to Bristol.[22] Charlotte was later refloated and taken in to Penzance.[28]
Elizabeth  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore at Falmouth, Cornwall. She was later refloated.[22]
Jemima  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore at Falmouth. She was on a voyage from London to São Miguel Island, Azores.[22]
HMS Manilla  Royal Navy The frigate was wrecked on the Haaks Sand, in the North Sea off Texel, Zuyderzée, France with the loss of six or 36 of her crew. About 180 survivors were taken prisoner.[8][29]
Maria  United Kingdom The ship ran aground on the North Bull, in the Irish Sea off Dublin.[22]
Providence  United Kingdom The ship was driven out to sea and was abandoned off Penzance. She was later brought back in to port by some pilots. Providence was on a voyage from Portsmouth, Hampshire to Swansea, Glamorgan.[22]
Sir Francis Baring  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore at Falmouth.[22]
Victory  United Kingdom The ship ran aground on the North Bull. She sank the next day. Her crew were rescued.[22]
Watt  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore and damaged at Falmouth. She was on a voyage from London to St. Thomas, Virgin Islands. Watt was later refloated.[22]

29 January

List of shipwrecks: 29 January 1812
ShipCountryDescription
Adventure  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore in Tor Bay and was wrecked.[18]
Badger  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore and wrecked at Portrush, County Antrim.[30]
Indefatigable  United Kingdom The transport ship was driven ashore in Pwllheli Bay. She was on a voyage from Portsmouth, Hampshire to Cork.[20]
Isabella  United Kingdom The ship was wrecked on the Isle of Man. Her crew were rescued. She was on a voyage from Cork to Liverpool, Lancashire.[20]

31 January

List of shipwrecks: 31 January 1812
ShipCountryDescription
HMS Laurel  Royal Navy The fifth rate was wrecked in Quiberon Bay. Her crew were rescued, but made prisoners of war.[31][32]

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List of shipwrecks: Unknown date 1812
ShipCountryDescription
Alligator  United Kingdom The ship was run ashore on the coast of Surinam in mid-January. She was on a voyage from Portsmouth, Hampshire to Cayenne.[11]
Asia  United States The ship was captured and burnt by Andromaque and Herald and Mameluke (all  French Navy). Asia was on a voyage from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania to Lisbon, Portugal.[33]
Chance  United Kingdom The ship foundered in the Atlantic Ocean off Maranhão, Brazil. She was on a voyage from Rio de Janeiro to Maranhão.[8]
Constance  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore and wrecked near Cape St Mary, Portugal. She was on a voyage from Cádiz, Spain to Liverpool, Lancashire.[7][27]
Courier  United Kingdom The ship was lost near Sunderland, County Durham.[10]
Gershom  United States The ship was captured and burnt by Andromaque and Herald and Mameluke (all  French Navy). Gershom was on a voyage from Boston, Massachusetts to Oporto, Portugal.[33]
Justicia  United Kingdom The transpor ship was lost near Figueira da Foz, Portuagl.[14]
Lion  United Kingdom The ship was lost in the Bay of Bona with the loss of three of her crew. She was on a voyage from La Cala de Mijas, Spain to Gibraltar.[17]
Margaret  United Kingdom The ship was in collision with another vessel in the North Sea and was abandoned by her crew. She was taken in to Heligoland on 16 January by HMS Exertion ( Royal Navy). Margaret was on a voyage from Heligoland to London.[22]
Maria  United Kingdom The ship was lost on the French coast. She was on a voyage from Gibraltar to London.[10]
Mary  United Kingdom Napoleonic Wars: The ship was captured and burnt by a French privateer. She was on a voyage from Lisbon to London.[7]
Nancy  United Kingdom The ship was lost off Liverpool, Nova Scotia, British North America in mid-January.[34]
Peggy  United Kingdom The sloop was wrecked off Islay, Inner Hebrides. She was on a voyage from Sligo to Greenock, Renfrewshire.[35]
Pocohantus  France The ship was wrecked at Calais at the end of January.[16]
Regent  United Kingdom The ship was run ashore on the coast of Surinam in mid-January. She was on a voyage from Newfoundland, British North America to Surinam.[11]
Success  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore at North Meols, Lancashire. She was on a voyage from Cork to Liverpool, Lancashire.[10]
Traveller  United Kingdom The transport ship was driven ashore near Figueira da Foz, Portugal. She was later refloated.[12]
Two Friends  United Kingdom The whaler was lost on the coast of Iceland.[10]

February

1 February

List of shipwrecks: 1 February 1812
ShipCountryDescription
Ranter  United Kingdom The ship departed from Cork for Falmouth, Cornwall. No further trace, presumed foundered with the loss of all hands.[28]

2 February

List of shipwrecks: 2 February 1812
ShipCountryDescription
HMS Conqueror  Royal Navy The third rate ship of the line was driven ashore between Sheerness and Chatham, Kent.[22]
Elizabeth  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore and sank near Walmer Castle, Kent. She was on a voyage from London to Plymouth, Devon.[22] Elizabeth was later refloated and taken in to Ramsgate, Kent.[27]
Elizabeth  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore at Dungeness, Kent. She was on a voyage from London to Saint Vincent. Elizabeth was later refloated and was reported as heading for Portsmouth, Hampshire.[22]
Richard  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore in St. Austell Bay. She was on a voyage from Plymouth to Hayle, Cornwall.[27]
Totnes  United Kingdom The ship ran aground on the Knock Sand, off the coast of Kent and was damaged. She was later refloated and taken in to Sheerness. Totnes was on a voyage from London to Dartmouth, Devon.[22]
Wilhelmina  United Kingdom The ship ran aground on the Knock Sand. She was on a voyage from London to Spain.[22] Wilhelmina was later refloated and taken in to the River Thames.[27]

6 February

List of shipwrecks: 6 February 1812
ShipCountryDescription
Fortitude  United Kingdom The ship struck the pier at St Ives, Cornwall and sank.[36]

7 February

List of shipwrecks: 7 February 1812
ShipCountryDescription
Eliza  United Kingdom The sloop was run down and sunk in the English Channel off the Dodman Point by a brig. Her crew were rescued.[20]
James and Ann  United Kingdom The ship was run down and sunk by a collier brig at Dublin. Her crew were rescued.[20]

10 February

List of shipwrecks: 10 February 1812
ShipCountryDescription
Hope  United Kingdom The ship was wrecked at St Alban's Head, Dorset. She was on a voyage from São Miguel, Azores to London[8]

12 February

List of shipwrecks: 12 February 1812
ShipCountryDescription
Hornet  United Kingdom The ship was lost at the mouth of the Kennebec River, United States.[37]
Sally  United Kingdom The ship was wrecked on the coast of the Isle of Man. Her crew were rescued. She was on a voyage from Liverpool, Lancashire to Cork.[38]

14 February

List of shipwrecks: 14 February 1812
ShipCountryDescription
Rose  United Kingdom The sloop was run down and sunk off Spittal Point by the brig Ocean ( United Kingdom). Her crew were rescued. She was on a voyage from Leith, Lothian to Newcastle upon Tyne, Northumberland.[21]
Three Brothers  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore at Milford, Pembrokeshire. She was on a voyage from Liverpool, Lancashire to Malta. Three Brothers was later refloated.[2]
Three Sisters  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore near Broadstairs, Kent. She was later refloated. Three Sisters was on a voyage from London to Brighton, Sussex.[28]

15 February

List of shipwrecks: 15 February 1812
ShipCountryDescription
Esperanza Unknown The ship was wrecked on Anegada, Virgin Islands.[4]
Henry  United Kingdom Napoleonic Wars: The ship was driven ashore at Beachy Head, Sussex in an engagement with a French privateer and was wrecked.[39] Her crew survived. She was on a voyage from Southampton, Hampshire to South Shields, County Durham.[40]
Industry  United Kingdom The ship was abandoned in the North Sea off Great Yarmouth, Norfolk. She was later taken in to Great Yarmouth. Industry was on a voyage from Boston, Lincolnshire to London.[28]

17 February

List of shipwrecks: 17 February 1812
ShipCountryDescription
Peace and Plenty  United Kingdom The ship foundered in the Boston Deeos. Her crew were rescued. She was on a voyage from Hull, Yorkshire to London.[21][41]

18 February

List of shipwrecks: 18 February 1812
ShipCountryDescription
Thetis  United Kingdom The snow ran aground on the Planter Sand, in the North Sea off Harwich, Essex and was wrecked. Her crew were rescued. She was on a voyage from Hull, Yorkshire to London.[38][42]
Twin Sisters  United States The ship was wrecked in the Abaco Islands, Bahamas. Her crew were rescued. She was on a voyage from Baltimore, Maryland to Havana, Cuba.[43]
Unity  United Kingdom The ship was wrecked at Harwich. She was on a voyage from Sunderland, County Durham to London.[38]

20 February

List of shipwrecks: 20 February 1812
ShipCountryDescription
Charlotte  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore near Swansea, Glamorgan.[21]
John and William  United Kingdom The ship was wrecked near the Mull of Galloway, Wigtownshire. Her crew were rescued. She was on a voyage from Liverpool, Lancashire to Sligo.[24]
Orion  United States The ship was wrecked on the Florida Reef. She was on a voyage from Aux Cayes, Haiti to Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.[43]
Young Charles  United Kingdom The ship departed Lisbon, Portugal for London. No further trace, presumed foundered with the loss of all hands.[44]

21 February

List of shipwrecks: 21 February 1812
ShipCountryDescription
Blackbird  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore south of South Shields, County Durham. Her crew were rescued.[45]
Endeavour  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore at Blyth, Northumberland. Her crew were rescued.[45]
Fox  United Kingdom The schooner was driven ashore and wrecked at Bridport, Dorset. Her crew were rescued. She was on a voyage from London to Exeter, Devon.[21][46]
Henrietta  United Kingdom The smack was driven ashore and wrecked at Bridport. She was on a voyage from London to Bridport.[18][46]
Juno  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore at Wexford or Waterford. She was on a voyage from Barnstaple, Devon to Irvine, Ayrshire. Juno was later refloated and resumed her voyage.[38][47]

22 February

List of shipwrecks: 22 February 1812
ShipCountryDescription
Cumberland  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore north of North Shields, County Durham with the loss of all hands.[45]
Themis  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore at Cullercoats, Northumberland.[45] She was later refloated and taken in to Blyth, Northumberland for repairs.[48]

23 February

List of shipwrecks: 23 February 1812
ShipCountryDescription
Cynthia  United Kingdom The ship was wrecked on the coast of Alderney, Channel Islands.[49]
John and Mary  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore north of South Shields, County Durham. Her crew were rescued.[45]
Salus  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore north of Sunderland, County Durham. Her crew were rescued.[45][50]

24 February

List of shipwrecks: 24 February 1812
ShipCountryDescription
Britannia Guernsey The ship sank at Ramsgate, Kent.[21]

25 February

List of shipwrecks: 25 February 1812
ShipCountryDescription
Britannia  United Kingdom The ship was wrecked in Duddon Bay. Her crew were rescued. She was on a voyage from Strangford, County Down to Liverpool, Lancashire.[15][51]
Rapid  United Kingdom The ship ran aground on the Brake Sand, in the North Sea and was abandoned by her crew. She was on a voyage from Great Yarmouth, Norfolk to Malta. Rapid was later refloated and taken in to Ramsgate, Kent.[52]
Thetis  United Kingdom The ship was wrecked on the Platter Sand, in the North Sea off the coast of Essex. Her crew were rescued. She was on a voyage from South Shields, County Durham to London.[52]
Unity  United Kingdom The ship was wrecked at Harwich, Essex, She was on a voyage from Sunderland, County Durham to London.[52]

26 February

List of shipwrecks: 26 February 1812
ShipCountryDescription
John and Mary  United Kingdom The ship was wrecked on the Broad Sound Rocks, Isles of Scilly. Her crew were rescued. She was on a voyage from Oporto, Portugal to Cork.[24]

27 February

List of shipwrecks: 27 February 1812
ShipCountryDescription
Fame  United Kingdom The ship was abandoned in the Atlantic Ocean. Her crew were rescued by Henry ( United Kingdom). Fame was on a voyage from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States to an Irish port.[53]
Francis  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore at Poole, Dorset. She was on a voyage from Poole to Liverpool, Lancashire.[54]

Francis was later refloated.[15]

Lord Duplin  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore at Poole. She was on a voyage from Poole to Liverpool.[54] Lord Duplin was later refloated.[15]

28 February

List of shipwrecks: 28 February 1812
ShipCountryDescription
HMS Fly  Royal Navy The sloop-of-war ran aground on The Knobber Reef, off Anholt, Denmark. She was set afire by her crew the next day before they were rescued.[55]

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List of shipwrecks: Unknown date 1812
ShipCountryDescription
Alice  United Kingdom The ship was wrecked on the Barbary Coast. She was on a voyage from Sicily to London.[39]
Allaluia e Santa Maria Trocato  Portugal The ship was lost near Pwllheli, Caernarvonshire, United Kingdom. She was on a voyage from Liverpool, Lancashire, United Kingdom to Oporto.[27]
Bon Fim  United Kingdom The ship foundered while on a voyage from Dublin to Lisbon, Portugal.[2][39]
Eindragtigheden  Sweden The ship was lost off Skagen, Denmark. Her crew were rescued.[27]
Eliza  United Kingdom The ship was wrecked on the Arklow Sandbank, in the Irish Sea. She was on a voyage from Liverpool to Dublin.[3]
Intrepid  France Napoleonic Wars: The privateer was set afire by her crew to avoid capture by HMS Richmond ( Royal Navy). She exploded and sank in the Mediterranean Sea off Cape Cept.[47]
HMS Laurel  Royal Navy The frigate was lost in Quiberon Bay. Her crew survived but some of them were taken prisoner by the French.[3]
Lord Vernon  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore and severely damaged in Whitesand Bay. She was on a voyage from Dartmouth, Devon to a Welsh port. Lord Vernon was later refloated.[15][38]
Magdalena Denmark-Norway The ship was driven ashore and wrecked at Great Yarmouth, Norfolk, United Kingdom. She was on a voyage from Stettin, Prussia to London, United Kingdom.[56]
Mary  United Kingdom The ship foundered in the North Sea off Great Yarmouth in late February. Her crew survived. She was on her maiden voyage.[57]
Nancy  United Kingdom Napoleonic Wars: The ship was captured and destroyed by Andromaque, Ariane and Mameluke (all  French Navy) before 21 February. She was on a voyage from Brazil to Guernsey, Channel Islands.[53]
Ocean  United Kingdom The ship was wrecked on Anegada, Virgin Islands towards the end of February. Her crew were rescued. She was on a voyage from British Honduras to London.[58][59]
Orienten Unknown The ship was driven ashore in the Gulf of Bothnia.[54]
Osprey  United States The ship was driven ashore at New London, Maryland. She was on a voyage from Pernambuco, Brazil to New York.[37]
Sarah and Mary  United Kingdom The ship was wrecked on the Barbary Coast. She was on a voyage from Sicily to London.[39]
Severn  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore on "Maravina". She was on a voyage from Bristol, Gloucestershire to Surinam.[58]
Swallow  United Kingdom The ship foundered off the coast of Ireland. She was on a voyage from Bristol to Belfast, County Antrim.[21]
Thomas and John  United Kingdom The ship was wrecked on the French coast.[3] Her crew were rescued. She was on a voyage from Waterford to Plymouth, Devon.[31]
Venus  United Kingdom The ship foundered in the Atlantic Ocean off São Miguel, Azores. She was on a voyage from Liverpool, Lancashire to São Miguel.[8]
Young Factor  United Kingdom The ship was wrecked at Wilmington, Delaware, United States. She was on a voyage from Wilmington to London.[39]

March

4 March

List of shipwrecks: 4 March 1812
ShipCountryDescription
Fly Packet  United Kingdom The ship was lost near Liverpool, Lancashire with the loss of 78 lives. she was on a voyage from Newry, County Antrim to Liverpool, Lancashire.[25][60]

5 March

List of shipwrecks: 5 March 1812
ShipCountryDescription
Beginning  United Kingdom The sloop was wrecked off Cardigan Island, Cardiganshire with the loss of all hands. She was on a voyage from Dundalk, County Louth to Plymouth, Devon.[47][61]
Betsey  United Kingdom The ship was in collision with a brig in the River Suir and was consequently beached. She was on a voyage from Bristol, Gloucestershire to Waterford.[49]
Fly  United Kingdom The ship foundered in Liverpool Bay with the loss of 78 lives. She was on a voyage from Newry, County Down to Liverpool, Lancashire.[62][63]
Providence  United Kingdom The ship foundered in the English Channel off St Alban's Head, Dorset. Her crew were rescued.[15]
Rose  United Kingdom The ship was lost in Loch Indaal. She was on a voyage from Liverpool to Westport, County Mayo.[11]

6 March

List of shipwrecks: 6 March 1812
ShipCountryDescription
Maryann  United Kingdom The ship was wrecked on the Cross Sand, in the North Sea off Great Yarmouth, Norfolk. Her crew were rescued. She was on a voyage from Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Northumberland to London.[49]
Pursuit  United Kingdom The ship was wrecked on the Corton Sand, in the North Sea off Corton, Suffolk Her crew were rescued. She was on a voyage from Newcastle-upon-Tyne to London.[49]
Swallow  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore and damaged at Ramsgate, Kent. She was on a voyage from Portland, Dorset to London. Swallow was later refloated and taken in to Ramsgate.[47]

7 March

List of shipwrecks: 7 March 1812
ShipCountryDescription
Mary  United Kingdom The ship was sighted in the Atlantic Ocean 29°46′N 67°00′W. No further trace, presumed foundered with the loss of all hands. Mary was on a voyage from Tobago to London.[64]
Medway  United Kingdom The ship foundered in the Atlantic Ocean. Her crew survived. She was on a voyage from Saint Domingo to London.[65]
Two Patricks  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore and wrecked at Bideford, Devon. She was on a voyage from Ross, Northumberland to Bristol, Gloucestershire.[49]

8 March

List of shipwrecks: 8 March 1812
ShipCountryDescription
Endeavour  United Kingdom The ship foundered in the English Channel off Falmouth, Cornwall. Her crew were rescued. She was on a voyage from Plymouth, Devon to Penzance, Cornwall.[19]

11 March

List of shipwrecks: 11 March 1812
ShipCountryDescription
Betsey  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore in the Tagus.[66] She was on a voyage from London to Lisbon, Portugal.[67]

13 March

List of shipwrecks: 13 March 1812
ShipCountryDescription
Fanny  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore and damaged at Portreath, Cornwall. She was on a voyage from Portreath to Bristol, Gloucestershire.[60]
Mary  United Kingdom The ship foundered off St Ives, Cornwall. Her crew were rescued.[63]
Mary  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore and severely damaged at Hayle, Cornwall.[60]
Stag  United Kingdom The brig was wrecked off the South Rock Lighthouse, Ireland. Her crew were rescued. She was on a voyage from Greenock, Renfrewshire to Newfoundland, British North America.[63][68]
Two Sisters  United Kingdom The ship foundered while on a voyage from Padstow, Cornwall to Bristol, Gloucestershire.[63] Her crew were rescued.[25]

14 March

List of shipwrecks: 14 March 1812
ShipCountryDescription
Clarissa  United Kingdom The ship was wrecked on the Haisborough Sands, in the North Sea off the coast of Norfolk. Her crew were rescues. She was on a voyage from Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Northumberland to London.[63]
Gibraltar  United Kingdom The ship was lost off Cap Spartel, Morocco. She was on a voyage from London to Gibraltar.[26]

15 March

List of shipwrecks: 15 March 1812
ShipCountryDescription
Two Marys  United Kingdom The ship foundered in the Atlantic Ocean off St. Ives, Cornwall with the loss of all hands. She was on a voyage from Bristol, Gloucestershire to Plymouth, Devon.[63]

16 March

List of shipwrecks: 16 March 1812
ShipCountryDescription
Duncan  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore near Wicklow. She was on a voyage from Chester, Cheshire to Dublin.[63]
Hope  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore near Penzance, Cornwall. she was on a voyage from Liverpool, Lancashire to Plymouth, Devon.[69] She was later refloated.[25]
Jane  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore in the River Foyle.[25]

18 March

List of shipwrecks: 18 March 1812
ShipCountryDescription
Bacchus  United Kingdom Napoleonic Wars: The ship was captured and sunk by the privateer Juno ( France). She was on a voyage from Limerick to Greenock, Renfrewshire.[48]

19 March

List of shipwrecks: 19 March 1812
ShipCountryDescription
Betsey  United Kingdom The ship foundered off Porthlethen, Cornwall. She was on a voyage from Penzance, Cornwall to Plymouth, Devon.[25][63]
Peter and Hannah  United Kingdom The sloop was driven ashore and wrecked at Fowey, Cornwall. She was on a voyage from Plymouth to Falmouth, Cornwall.[63]

20 March

List of shipwrecks: 20 March 1812
ShipCountryDescription
Ant  United Kingdom The ship foundered in Dublin Bay.[66]
Blackbird  United Kingdom The ship was wrecked on the Herd Sand, in the North Sea off North Shields, County Durham. Her crew were rescued by the Shields Lifeboat.[70]
Cumberland  United Kingdom The ship was wrecked at Newbiggin-by-the-Sea, Northumberland with the loss of all hands.[70]
Eclipse  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore at Margate, Kent. She was on a voyage from Portland, Dorset to London. Eclipse was later refloated and taken in to Whitstable, Kent.[25]
Eleanor  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore and wrecked at Whitby, Yorkshire. Her crew were rescued.[70]
Eleanor  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore at Cullercoats, Northumberland.[66]
Elizabeth and Sarah  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore and wrecked at Bridlington, Yorkshire. Her crew were rescued.[70]
Endeavour  United Kingdom The ship was wrecked near Meggy's Bourn, Northumberland. Her crew were rescued.[70]
Fame  United Kingdom The sloop was wrecked on the Colleywell Sands, in the North Sea off the coast of County Durham. Her crew were rescued.[70]
Fly  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore at St. Ives, Cornwall. She was on a voyage from Dublin to Plymouth, Devon and Portsmouth, Hampshire.[25][63]
George  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore at Plymouth.[25]
George  United Kingdom The brig sprang a leak and foundered in the North Sea off Flamborough Head, Yorkshire Her crew were rescued by Hero ( United Kingdom). She was on a voyage from Ramsgate, Kent to Sunderland, County Durham.[70]
Henry  United Kingdom The ship foundered in Dublin Bay. She was on a voyage from Liverpool, Lancashire to Dublin.[66]
Holdsworth Trader  United Kingdom The ship was wrecked at St Andrews, Fife. Her crew were rescued.[11]
John and Mary  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore and wrecked at Warkworth, Northumberland. Her crew were rescued.[70]
Lively  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore and wrecked at Howick, Northumberland with the loss of a crew member.[70]
Margaret and Ann  United Kingdom The ship ran aground on the Sow and Pigs Rocks, in the North Sea off the coast of county Durham. Her crew were rescued. She was later refloated and taken in to Blyth, Northumberland for repairs.[48][70]
Mary  United Kingdom The ship was wrecked near Bude, Cornwall. She was on a voyage from Travennance, Cornwall to Llanelli, Glamorgan.[66]
Salus  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore and wrecked at Ryhope, County Durham. Her crew were rescued.[70]
St. Erie  Sweden The ship was driven ashore and wrecked at Whitburn, County Durham. Her crew were rescued.[70]
Themis  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore and wrecked at Cresswell, Northumberland. Her crew were rescued.[70]
Salome  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore in Bigbury Bay. Her crew were rescued.[63]
Speedwell  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore and wrecked on Hartley Bates's Isle, County Durham. Her crew were rescued.[70]
Wellwood  United Kingdom The ship was wrecked near Wexford. All on board were rescued. She was on a voyage from Liverpool to Brazil.[66]
William and Mary  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore at Great Yarmouth, Norfolk. Her crew were rescued.[63]

21 March

List of shipwrecks: 21 March 1812
ShipCountryDescription
Agriculture  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore at Whitby, Yorkshire. She was on a voyage from London to Whitby.[25] Agriculture was later refloated and taken in to Whitby for repairs.[71]
Ann & Maria  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore in Aberdaron Bay. She was on a voyage from Aberystwyth, Cardiganshire to the Isle of Man.[71]
Betsey  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore in Mount's Bay. Her crew were rescued. She was on a voyage from Liverpool, Lancashire to Plymouth, Devon.[45]
Bonito  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore on the coast of Anglesey. Her crew were rescued. She was on a voyage from Liverpool to Dublin.[63]
Citizen Virgin Islands Napoleonic Wars: The ship was captured off "Cape Roxo" by the privateer Marengo ( France) while on a voyage from Saint Croix to Curaçao. She was set afire and sunk.[6]
Comet  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore at Red Wharf Bay, Anglesey. She was on a voyage from Liverpool to Whitehaven, Cumberland.[71]
Friends  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore in Mounts Bay. She was on a voyage from Fowey, Cornwall to Swansea, Glamorgan.[25]
Friendship  United Kingdom The ship was wrecked at Plymouth, Devon. Her crew were rescued.[63]
Gage  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore and wrecked in Mount's Bay.[63]
Happy Return  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore in Aberdaron Bay. She was on a voyage from Aberystwyth to Pwllheli, Caernarfonshire.[71]
Harmony  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore at Burnt Island, Fife. She was on a voyage from London to Leith, Lothian. Harmony was refloated on 23 March and taken in to North Shields, County Durham for repairs.[25][48]
Hibernia  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore near Belfast, County Antrim. She was on a voyage from Belfast to Jamaica.[67] Hibernia was later refloated and taken in to Belfast.[48]
Invariable  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore in Mounts Bay. Her crew were rescued.[45]
Langston  United Kingdom The ship sank in the River Liffey, Dublin.[66]
Nancy  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore in Mounts Bay. She was on a voyage from Bideford, Devon to Plymouth. She was later refloated.[71]
Nettle  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore in Mounts Bay. She was on a voyage from Falmouth, Cornwall to Fowey.[25]
Nimble  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore in Mounts Bay. She was on a voyage from Cardiff, Glamorgan to London.[25] She was later refloated.[71]
Salome  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore in Bigbury Bay. Her crew were rescued.[25]
United Friends  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore in Mounts Bay. She was on a voyage from Swansea to Fowey.[25] She was later refloated.[71]
William Dumaresq and Charles  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore in Mounts Bay. She was on a voyage from Jersey, Channel Islands to Swanage, Dorset.[25]

22 March

List of shipwrecks: 22 March 1812
ShipCountryDescription
Ann  United Kingdom The brig was driven ashore at Liverpool, Lancashire. She was on a voyage from Liverpool to Newfoundland, British North America.[45]
Jane  United Kingdom The ship was wrecked at Ardglass, County Down with the loss of all but two of her crew. She was on a voyage from Liverpool, Lancashire to Belfast, County Antrim.[66]

23 March

List of shipwrecks: 23 March 1812
ShipCountryDescription
Exchange  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore at Whitby, Yorkshire. Her crew were rescued.[45] She was later refloated and put into Whitby for repairs.[11]
William  United Kingdom The ship was wrecked at Dublin. She was on a voyage from Chepstow, Monmouthshire to Dublin.[66]

24 March

List of shipwrecks: 24 March 1812
ShipCountryDescription
Hope  United Kingdom The brig foundered in the Atlantic Ocean off the Saltee Islands, County Donegal with the loss of one of her nine crew. She was on a voyage from Plymouth, Devon to Caernarfon.[72]

25 March

List of shipwrecks: 25 March 1812
ShipCountryDescription
Hope  United Kingdom The ship was wrecked on the Irish coast. She was on a voyage from Plymouth, Devon to Caernarfon.[37]

26 March

List of shipwrecks: 26 March 1812
ShipCountryDescription
Industry  United Kingdom The ship departed from Liverpool, Lancashire for St. John's, Newfoundland, British North America. No further trace, presumed foundered with the loss of all hands.[73]

27 March

List of shipwrecks: 27 March 1812
ShipCountryDescription
Blandinah  United Kingdom The ship was wrecked on the Shipwash Sand, in the North Sea. Her crew were rescued.[13]
Effort  United Kingdom The whaler ran aground on the Shipwash Sand and sank. Her crew survived She was on a voyage from London to Greenland.[66][71] Effort was later refloated.[37]
Reliance  United Kingdom The ship ran aground on the Shipwash Sand and was abandoned by her crew. She was later refloated and taken in to Aldeburgh, Suffolk.[71]

28 March

List of shipwrecks: 28 March 1812
ShipCountryDescription
Harmony  United Kingdom The ship was wrecked near Kinghorn, Fife. Her crew were rescued. She was on a voyage from Leith, Lothian to London.[70]
Nanny  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore and wrecked at Dunbar, Lothian. Her crew were rescued. She was on a voyage from Newburgh, Fife to London.[70]

29 March

List of shipwrecks: 29 March 1812
ShipCountryDescription
Margaret  United Kingdom The ship was lost in Ross Bay. Her crew were rescued. She was on a voyage from Newport to Limerick.[37]
Pensacola New Spain The ship struck rocks on the west coast of Bermuda and was wrecked. She was on a voyage from Pensacola, East Florida to London, United Kingdom.[74]
Thomas and Nancy  United Kingdom The ship was wrecked at Seaton Delaval, Northumberland. Her crew were rescued.[13]

30 March

List of shipwrecks: 30 March 1812
ShipCountryDescription
St. David  United Kingdom The ship was wrecked at Carmarthen.[16]

31 March

List of shipwrecks: 31 March 1812
ShipCountryDescription
Susannah  United Kingdom The ship was lost in Whitsand Bay near Rame Head, Cornwall with the loss of two of her crew. She was on a voyage from Lisbon, Portugal to London.[11]
St. Patrick  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore near Killough, County Down. she was on a voyage from London to Belfast, County Antrim.[37] 'St. Patrick was refloated on 16 April and resumed her voyage.[48]

Unknown date

List of shipwrecks: Unknown date 1812
ShipCountryDescription
Beginning  United Kingdom The ship foundered in the Irish Sea off Cardigan with the loss of all hands. She was on a voyage from Dundalk, County Louth to Plymouth, Devon.[49]
Camel  United Kingdom Napoleonic Wars: The ship was captured by the French Navy between 9 and 29 March while on a voyage from Cork to Barbados. She was set afire and sunk.[34]
Coaster  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore at Warkworth, Northumberland.[66]
Cruden  United Kingdom The ship was wrecked on Cobler's Rock, Barbados before 7 March. She was on a voyage from Newfoundland, British North America to Grenada.[58]
George and William  United Kingdom Napoleonic Wars: The ship was captured by the French Navy between 9 and 29 March while on a voyage from São Miguel, Azores to London. She was set afire and sunk.[34]
Goodintent  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore and wrecked at Teignmouth, Devon.[66][71]
Havkormen Norway The ship was lost at Ballyshannon, County Donegal, United Kingdom.[45]
Hector  United Kingdom The ship was wrecked near Arklow, County Wicklow. Her crew were rescued. She was on a voyage from Guernsey, Channel Islands to Dublin.[63]
Hillsborough  United Kingdom The ship was lost near Alderney, Channel Islands. She was on a voyage from Oporto, Portugal to London.[60]
Indiana  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore at Warkworth.[66]
Jenny  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore at Red Wharf Bay, Anglesey with the loss of most of her crew.[45]
Joan  United States Napoleonic Wars: The ship was captured and destroyed by Andromaque, Ariane and Mameluke (all  French Navy) before 25 March. She was on a voyage from Puerto Rico to Portsmouth, New Hampshire.[75][76]
John  United Kingdom Napoleonic Wars: The ship was captured by the French Navy between 9 and 29 March while on a voyage from Surinam to London. She was set afire and sunk.[34]
Maria  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore in Bigbury Bay with the loss of two of her crew. She was on a voyage from Portsmouth, Hampshire to Guernsey, Channel Islands.[45]
Morning Star  United Kingdom The ship was wrecked on The Skerries with the loss of three lives. She was on a voyage from Liverpool, Lancashire to Dundalk.[66]
Nancy  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore in Dunbar Bay. She was on a voyage from the River Tay to London.[45]
Neptune  United Kingdom Napoleonic Wars: The ship was captured by the French Navy between 9 and 29 March while on a voyage from Aberdeen to Saint Croix, Virgin Islands. She was set afire and sunk.[34]
Ocean  United Kingdom Napoleonic Wars: The ship was captured by the French Navy between 9 and 29 March while on a voyage from Surinam to London. She was set afire and sunk.[34]
Polly  United States Napoleonic Wars: The ship was captured and destroyed by Andromaque, Ariane and Mameluke (all  French Navy) before 25 March. She was on a voyage from Newberryport, Massachusetts to Saint Barthélemy.[75][76]
Recovery  United Kingdom The ship was lost near Land's End, Cornwall.[45]
Rosina Norway The ship was wrecked on the Dutch coast.[11]
Russell  United Kingdom The ship was lost near South Shields, County Durham. She was on a voyage from London to South Shields.[45]
St. Eric  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore and wrecked at Whitburn, County Durham. Her crew were rescued. She was on a voyage from Hull, Yorkshire to Liverpool.[70]
Swansea  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore at Baldoyle, County Dublin. She was on a voyage from Chepstow, Monmouthshire to Dublin.[71]
Thetis  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore and wrecked at Whitburn. Her crew were rescued. She was on a voyage from London to Carron, Stirlingshire.[66]
Thomas  United States The schooner was captured by HMS Medusa and HMS Niemen (both  Royal Navy) while on a voyage from Salem, Massachusetts to Bordeaux, Gironde, France. She was ordered in to Plymouth, Devon but foundered. Her crew were rescued.[49]
William and Ann  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore at Warkworth.[66]

April

3 April

List of shipwrecks: 3 April 1812
ShipCountryDescription
Charming Sally  United States The ship foundered while on a voyage from New Providence, New Jersey to Saint Vincent.[77]
Lady Charlotte  United Kingdom The ship was wrecked on Bardsey Island, Pembrokeshire. Her crew were rescued. She was on a voyage from Gijón, Spain to Bristol, Gloucestershire.[13]

6 April

List of shipwrecks: 6 April 1812
ShipCountryDescription
City of Edinburgh  United Kingdom The ship foundered in the Atlantic Ocean 46 leagues (138 nautical miles (256 km) off the Azores with the loss of seven of her 51 crew. Survivors were rescued by Fame ( United Kingdom). City of Edinburgh was on a voyage from Lima to Cádiz, Spain.[44][78][79]
Star  United Kingdom The ship was run down and sunk by Victory ( United Kingdom) with the loss of a crew member. She was on a voyage from Waterford to Milford Haven, Pembrokeshire.[13]

9 April

List of shipwrecks: 9 April 1812
ShipCountryDescription
Felicidade de Madeira  Portugal The ship foundered off Madeira.[75]
Mars  United Kingdom The ship was wrecked at Guernsey, Channel Islands. She was on a voyage from Guernsey to Plymouth, Devon.[13]

10 April

List of shipwrecks: 10 April 1812
ShipCountryDescription
William and Ann  United States The ship sprang a leak in the Atlantic Ocean (approximately 39°N 50°W) and was abandoned by her crew, who were rescued by Mandarin ( United States). She was on a voyage from Baltimore, Maryland to Cádiz, Spain.[44]

11 April

List of shipwrecks: 11 April 1812
ShipCountryDescription
Elizabeth  United Kingdom The ship foundered in the Mediterranean Sea off Cape de Gatt, Spain. Her crew were rescued. She was on a voyage from Malta to London.[80]

13 April

List of shipwrecks: 13 April 1812
ShipCountryDescription
Hope  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore and damaged in the River Suir She was on a voyage from Waterford to Teignmouth, Devon.[48]

14 April

List of shipwrecks: 14 April 1812
ShipCountryDescription
Dispatch Packet  United Kingdom The ship was wrecked in the Isles of Scilly. All on board were rescued.[74]

15 April

List of shipwrecks: 15 April 1812
ShipCountryDescription
Brisk  United Kingdom Napoleonic Wars: The ship was captured in the Mediterranean Sea off Sicily by Pauline ( French Navy) and a French brig. She was set afire and sunk. Brisk was on a voyage from London to Salonica, Greece.[43]
Hawker  United Kingdom The ship ran aground at Wexford. She was on a voyage from Liverpool, Lancashire to Jamaica.[26] Hawker was later refloated and resumed her voyage.[81]
Vine  United Kingdom The ship struck a rock at Donaghadee, County Down and was severely damaged. She was on a voyage from Belfast, County Antrim to London. Vine put into Donaghadee.[48]

16 April

List of shipwrecks: 16 April 1812
ShipCountryDescription
Enterprize  United States The ship was wrecked on Abaco. Her crew were rescued. She was on a voyage from Rhode Island to Havana, Cuba.[82]

17 April

List of shipwrecks: 17 April 1812
ShipCountryDescription
Ocean  United Kingdom The ship was wrecked at Redcar, Yorkshire.[58] She was on a voyage from Aberdeen to London.[83]

20 April

List of shipwrecks: 20 April 1812
ShipCountryDescription
Gipsey  United States The ship foundered in the Gulf of Mexico. Her crew were rescued. She was on a voyage from Havana, Cuba to Boston, Massachusetts.[82]

24 April

List of shipwrecks: 24 April 1812
ShipCountryDescription
I. O. Small  United Kingdom The ship sprang a leak and foundered while on a voyage from St. Ubes, Spain to Limerick. Her crew were rescued.[80]

26 April

List of shipwrecks: 26 April 1812
ShipCountryDescription
Duke of Kent  United Kingdom The ship was sunk by ice off the Magdalen Islands, Lower Canada, British North America. She was on a voyage from Glasgow, Renfrewshire to Miramichi, New Brunswick, British North America.[84]
Mariner  United Kingdom The ship was wrecked at Dornoch, Sutherland with the loss of all hands.[33]

28 April

List of shipwrecks: 28 April 1812
ShipCountryDescription
King of Prussia  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore in Dundalk Bay. She was on a voyage from Liverpool to Newry, County Antrim.[33]
Maria  United Kingdom The ship was wrecked on the coast of Africa.[85]

29 April

List of shipwrecks: 29 April 1812
ShipCountryDescription
Ontario  United Kingdom The ship ran aground at Amelia Island, East Florida, New Spain and was severely damaged. She was on a voyage from Liverpool, Lancashire to Amelia Island.[86]

30 April

List of shipwrecks: 30 April 1812
ShipCountryDescription
Iris  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore in the Orinoco River. She was on a voyage from London to Berbice.[87]
Success  United Kingdom The ship struck a rock off Land's End, Cornwall and foundered. Her crew were rescued. She was on a voyage from Neath, Glamorgan to Dartmouth, Devon.[34]

Unknown date

List of shipwrecks: Unknown date 1812
ShipCountryDescription
Adventure  United Kingdom The ship foundered in the Atlantic Ocean off Cape Lopez, Africa with the loss of her captain.[85]
Charlotte  United Kingdom The full-rigged ship was captured and destroyed by Andromaque, Ariane and Mameluke (all  French Navy) before 27 April.[76]
Commerce  United Kingdom The ship was lost off Cape Jaci. She was on a voyage from Malta to Sicily.[26]
Conceição  Portugal Napoleonic Wars: The brig was captured by a French Navy squadron and was scuttled.[75]
Lee  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore near Antrim. She was on a voyage from Workington, Cumberland to a port in North America.[88]
Louisa  United Kingdom Napoleonic Wars: The ship was captured by a French privateer. She was subsequently lost off the Île de Batz, Finistère, France. Louisa was on a voyage from Cork to Guernsey, Channel Islands.[89]
Thomas and Mary  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore on the Holderness coast, Yorkshire. She was later refloated and taken in to Bridlington, Yorkshire.[90]
Unity  United Kingdom The ship was lost at Majorca, Spain.[89]

May

1 May

List of shipwrecks: 1 May 1812
ShipCountryDescription
Eliza  United Kingdom Napoleonic Wars: The ship was captured by the privateer L'Aigl ( France). She was subsequently driven ashore on the French coast by HMS Arrow ( Royal Navy) and was destroyed. Eliza was on a voyage from Saint Thomas, Virgin Islands to London.[76]

2 May

List of shipwrecks: 2 May 1812
ShipCountryDescription
HMS Apelles  United Kingdom The Crocus-class brig-sloop was driven ashore at Étaples, Pas-de-Calais, France. She was captured by the French the next day and was refloated.
Enterprize  United Kingdom The ship struck the Runnel Stone and was consequently beached at Penwith, Cornwall. Her crew were rescued. She was on a voyage from Newport, Monmouthshire to London.[33]
HMS Skylark  Royal Navy The sloop-of-war ran aground at Étaples. She was blown up and destroyed by her crew.[34]

3 May

List of shipwrecks: 3 May 1812
ShipCountryDescription
Mariner  United Kingdom The brig was wrecked at Dornoch, Sutherland with the loss of all sixteen crew.[91][92]

4 May

List of shipwrecks: 4 May 1812
ShipCountryDescription
Apelles  France The Crocus-class brig-sloop was driven ashore on the coast of Pas-de-Calais by HMS Bermuda and HMS Rinaldo (both  Royal Navy). She was subsequently recaptured by HMS Bermuda.

7 May

List of shipwrecks: 7 May 1812
ShipCountryDescription
Alictum  United Kingdom The ship was lost in the River Tay. She was on a voyage from Dundee, Forfarshire to an Irish port.[53]

8 May

List of shipwrecks: 8 May 1812
ShipCountryDescription
Nimrod  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore at Kingroad, Avonmouth, Gloucestershire and was wrecked. She was on a voyage from Malta to Bristol, Gloucestershire.[80]

10 May

List of shipwrecks: 10 May 1812
ShipCountryDescription
Albion  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore and wrecked at Atherfield, Isle of Wight. She was on a voyage from Plymouth, Devon to London.[6]
Diamond  United Kingdom The ship was wrecked on the Goodwin Sands, Kent. Her crew were rescued. She was on a voyage from Zakynthos, Greece to Hull, Yorkshire.[80]
Eliza  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore and wrecked in Bigbury Bay. Her crew were rescued. She was on a voyage from St. Andrews, Fife to London.[6]
Flor  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore and wrecked at Abbotsbury, Dorset. She was on a voyage from Pernambuco, Brazil to London.[6]
Irlam  United Kingdom The ship was wrecked on the Tuskar Rock. All on board were rescued by Sarah and another vessel (both  United Kingdom).[93]

11 May

List of shipwrecks: 11 May 1812
ShipCountryDescription
Hector  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore on Anglesey. Her crew were rescued.[4]
Selina  United Kingdom The transport ship was driven ashore and wrecked at Penlee Point, Rame, Cornwall with the loss of all on board.[4][94]

13 May

List of shipwrecks: 13 May 1812
ShipCountryDescription
Hector  United Kingdom The ship ran aground on Anglesey and was wrecked. Her crew were rescued.[6]

15 May

List of shipwrecks: 15 May 1812
ShipCountryDescription
Prince Regent  United Kingdom The ship struck a rock and was beached at Margate, Kent. She was later refloated.[43][75]

17 May

List of shipwrecks: 17 May 1812
ShipCountryDescription
Frederick William  United States The ship was wrecked on Calf Island, Massachusetts with the loss of four of her crew. She was on a voyage from Lisbon, Portugal to Boston, Massachusetts and Havana, Cuba.[95][96]

18 May

List of shipwrecks: 18 May 1812
ShipCountryDescription
John Watson  United Kingdom The ship was wrecked near New York, United States. Her crew were rescued. She was on a voyage from Londonderry to New York.[95]

22 May

List of shipwrecks: 22 May 1812
ShipCountryDescription
Andromaque  French Navy

Napoleonic Wars, Action of 22 May 1812: The Ariane-class frigate ran aground off L'Orient, Morbihan in an engagement with HMS Growler and HMS Northumberland (both  Royal Navy). She was set afire and scuttled by her crew.

Ariane  French Navy Napoleonic Wars, Action of 22 May 1812: The Ariane-class frigate ran aground off L'Orient in an engagement with HMS Growler and HMS Northumberland (both  Royal Navy). She was set afire and scuttled by her crew.

25 May

List of shipwrecks: 25 May 1812
ShipCountryDescription
Dover Castle British East India Company The East Indiaman ran aground at Saugor, India and was severely damaged. She was later refloated and taken in to Calcutta for repairs.[97]

27 May

List of shipwrecks: 27 May 1812
ShipCountryDescription
Hercules  United States The ship was wrecked on North Ronaldsay, Orkney Islands, United Kingdom.[98] She was on a voyage from Gothenburg, Sweden to Hull, Yorkshire and the United States.

Unknown date

List of shipwrecks: Unknown date 1812
ShipCountryDescription
Eliza  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore and wrecked on the French coast after 1 May.[75]
General Small  United Kingdom The ship foundered in the Atlantic Ocean off São Miguel, Azores.[6]
Janet  United Kingdom The ship was werecked on the coast of the Isle of Man. Her crew were rescued.[75] She was on a voyage from County Clare to Greenock, Renfrewshire.[76]
Queen Charlotte  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore and wrecked at Cape Frio, Brazil.[99]
Sportsman  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore at Atherstone, Isle of Wight and was wrecked.[80] She was on a voyage from Lisbon, Portugal to London.[100]
Superior  United States The ship was wrecked in the Azores, Portugal.[75]

June

4 June

List of shipwrecks: 4 June 1812
ShipCountryDescription
Discovery  United Kingdom The coaster, a brig, was driven ashore in Table Bay.[99]
Lion  United Kingdom The ship was wrecked on Grand Cayman. Her crew were rescued. She was on a voyage from British Honduras to London.[101]
Restaurador  Portugal The full-rigged ship was driven ashore in Table Bay.[99]
Thomas and Sally  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore and wrecked at Hornsea, Yorkshire.[98]

6 June

List of shipwrecks: 6 June 1812
ShipCountryDescription
St. Thomas  United States The ship was abandoned in the Atlantic Ocean. She was on a voyage from New York to Tenerife, Canary Islands.[102]

9 June

List of shipwrecks: 9 June 1812
ShipCountryDescription
Thomas and Sally  United Kingdom The ship was wrecked near Hornsea, Yorkshire.[103]

10 June

List of shipwrecks: 10 June 1812
ShipCountryDescription
Campbell Macquarie  United Kingdom The full-rigged ship struck rocks off Macquarie Island and was wrecked with the loss of four of her 42 crew. She was set afire on 28 June for her ironwork.[104]

17 June

List of shipwrecks: 17 June 1812
ShipCountryDescription
Ann  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore and wrecked at Deal, Kent.[105]

18 June

List of shipwrecks: 18 June 1812
ShipCountryDescription
Incomparable  France Napoleonic Wars: The privateer, a lugger was captured in an engagement with HMRC Hind ( Board of Customs) but foundered due to damage sustained. Nine of her crew were rescued.[64]

28 June

List of shipwrecks: 28 June 1812
ShipCountryDescription
Friends  United Kingdom The ship struck a rock and sank in the River Suir. She was on a voyage from Liverpool, Lancashire to Waterford.[106]
Trafalgar  United Kingdom The ship ran aground on the west coast of Saint Croix and was damaged. She was refloated on 2 July. Trafalgar was on a voyage from Tobago to Bristol, Gloucestershire.[87]

Unknown date

List of shipwrecks: Unknown date in June 1812
ShipCountryDescription
Three Brothers  United Kingdom The ship was lost in the Gulf of Mexico. Her crew survived. She was on a voyage from Jamaica to London.[107]
Woodside  United Kingdom The ship was lost in Red Bay, County Antrim. She was on a voyage from the Clyde to Belfast, County Antrim.[64]

July

1 July

List of shipwrecks: 1 July 1812
ShipCountryDescription
Lady Holland  United Kingdom The ship was run ashore at Savanna-la-Mar, Jamaica. She was on a voyage from Jamaica to London.[107]

3 July

List of shipwrecks: 3 July 1812
ShipCountryDescription
Jenny  United Kingdom The ship was lost on Sooty Island, Nova Scotia, British North America. She was on a voyage from London to Prince Edward Island, British North America.[108]

6 July

List of shipwrecks: 6 July 1812
ShipCountryDescription
Brutus Blunt  United States War of 1812: The ship was captured and burnt by HMS Shannon and other vessels (all  Royal Navy).[109]
Mount Hope  United States War of 1812: The schooner was captured and burnt by HMS Shannon and other vessels (all  Royal Navy).[109]
HDMS Najaden Dano-Norwegian Navy Gunboat War, Battle of Lyngør: The frigate was sunk off Lyngør by HMS Dictator ( Royal Navy) with the loss of 133 of her 336 crew.

7 July

List of shipwrecks: 7 July 1812
ShipCountryDescription
Peace  United Kingdom The ship was wrecked on the Cobbler's Rock, Barbados. She was on a voyage from Cape Breton Island, British North America to Barbados.[110]

10 July

List of shipwrecks: 10 July 1812
ShipCountryDescription
Argus  United States War of 1812: The schooner was captured and burnt by HMS Shannon and other vessels (all  Royal Navy). She was on a voyage from Lisbon, Portugal to New York.[109]
HMS Exertion  Royal Navy The gun-brig ran aground at the mouth of the Elbe. She was scuttled by HMS Redbreast ( Royal Navy).[111][112]

11 July

List of shipwrecks: 11 July 1812
ShipCountryDescription
Mechanic  United States War of 1812: The full-rigged ship was captured and burnt by HMS Shannon and other vessels (all  Royal Navy). She was on a voyage from Limerick, United Kingdom to Philadelphia, Pennsylvania[109]

12 July

List of shipwrecks: 12 July 1812
ShipCountryDescription
Eliza Gracie  United States War of 1812: The ship was captured and burnt by HMS Shannon and other vessels (all  Royal Navy). She was on a voyage from Lisbon, Portugal to New York.[109]

13 July

List of shipwrecks: 13 July 1812
ShipCountryDescription
Amaranth  United States War of 1812: The schooner was captured and burnt by HMS Shannon and other vessels (all  Royal Navy). She was on a voyage from Havana, Cuba to Boston, Massachusetts.[109]

15 July

List of shipwrecks: 15 July 1812
ShipCountryDescription
Citizen  United States War of 1812: The schooner was captured and burnt by HMS Shannon and other vessels (all  Royal Navy). She was on a voyage from Baltimore, Maryland to Boston, Massachusetts.[109]
Highlander  United Kingdom The ship was wrecked on the Carysfort Reef. She was on a voyage from Jamaica to London.[107]
Milford  United Kingdom The ship ran aground at Teignmouth, Devon.[84]

16 July

List of shipwrecks: 16 July 1812
ShipCountryDescription
Fame  United States War of 1812: The schooner was captured and burnt by HMS Shannon and other vessels (all  Royal Navy). She was on a voyage from Savannah, Georgia to Boston, Massachusetts.[109]
Juno  United Kingdom The ship was wrecked on the Carysfort Reef. She was on a voyage from New Orleans, Louisiana to Boston, Massachusetts, United States.[99]
Sally New South Wales The ship sprang a leak and foundered in the Pacific Ocean 60 nautical miles (110 km) south east of the mouth of the Hunter's River. Her crew survived.[113]

23 July

List of shipwrecks: 23 July 1812
ShipCountryDescription
Eleanor  United States War of 1812: The schooner was captured and burnt by HMS Shannon and other vessels (all  Royal Navy). She was on a voyage from Saint Croix, Virgin Islands to Boston, Massachusetts.[109]
Three Sisters  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore and wrecked at Brighton, Sussex. Her crew were rescued.[114]

26 July

List of shipwrecks: 26 July 1812
ShipCountryDescription
Venture  United Kingdom The ship sank at "Armino". She was on a voyage from London to Leeds, Yorkshire.[115]

29 July

List of shipwrecks: 29 July 1812
ShipCountryDescription
Abercromby (Abercrombie)  United Kingdom The ship was lost in the Caramata Passage. Her crew were rescued. She was on a voyage from Bombay, India to China.[116]
Polly  United Kingdom The ship foundered in the North Sea off Westgate-on-Sea, Kent. She was on a voyage from Poole, Dorset to London.[117]

30 July

List of shipwrecks: 30 July 1812
ShipCountryDescription
James  United States The ship was driven ashore at Cape Ann, Massachusetts. She was on a voyage from the Mediterranean to Salem, Massachusetts.[118]

31 July

List of shipwrecks: 31 July 1812
ShipCountryDescription
Fisher  United Kingdom The ship departed Rio de Janeiro for the Clyde. No further trace, presumed foundered in the Atlantic Ocean with the loss of all hands.[119]

Unknown date

List of shipwrecks: Unknown date 1812
ShipCountryDescription
Alectum  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore and wrecked at Dundee, Forfarshire with some loss of life.[120]
Althea  United Kingdom The vessel was lost on Fultah Point on the Hooghli River in India.
Betsey Saint Vincent The ship was wrecked on Amelia Island, East Florida, New Spain.[110]
Boyd New South Wales The ship was driven ashore and wrecked in late July between the mouth of the Hunter River and Port Stephens with the loss of two of her crew.[113]
Julia Jersey War of the Sixth Coalition: The ship was captured and scuttled off Start Point, Devon by the privateer Turbulent ( France) in early July.[115]
Lindisfarne  United Kingdom The ship was wrecked on Miquelon. Her crew were rescued. She was on a voyage from Miramichi, New Brunswick, British North America to Glasgow, Renfrewshire.[101]
Rambler  United Kingdom The ship was lost on the Isle of Lewis, Outer Hebrides.[82]
Volunteer  United Kingdom War of the Sixth Coalition: The ship was captured and burnt on the Grand Banks of Newfoundland by a French privateer.[99]

August

1 August

List of shipwrecks: 1 August 1812
ShipCountryDescription
Eight Sisters  United States War of 1812: The ship was captured by HMS Ringdove ( Royal Navy) while on a voyage from Dublin, United Kingdom to Boston, Massachusetts. She was set afire and sunk.[121]
Royal Bounty  United Kingdom War of 1812: The ship was captured and burnt by the privateer Yankee ( United States). Royal Bounty was on a voyage from Hull, Yorkshire to Prince Edward Island, British North America.[122]
Thetis  United Kingdom War of 1812: The ship was captured and burnt by the privateer Yankee ( United States).[122]

2 August

List of shipwrecks: 2 August 1812
ShipCountryDescription
HMS Emulous  Royal Navy The Cruizer-class brig-sloop ran aground and was wrecked 19 nautical miles (35 km) off Cape Sable Island, Nova Scotia, British North America. All on board were rescued by HMS Colibri ( Royal Navy).

7 August

List of shipwrecks: 7 August 1812
ShipCountryDescription
Pomona  United States War of 1812: The ship was captured and burnt by HMS Aeolus ( Royal Navy). She was on a voyage from Liverpool, Lancashire, United Kingdom to an American port.[109]

8 August

List of shipwrecks: 8 August 1812
ShipCountryDescription
Betsey  United Kingdom The ship was abandoned in the Atlantic Ocean (44°27′N 41°09′W). All on board were rescued by Sarah ( United Kingdom).[123]

11 August

List of shipwrecks: 11 August 1812
ShipCountryDescription
Abeona  United Kingdom War of 1812: The ship was captured by USS Constitution ( United States Navy) while on a voyage from Buctush, British North America to Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Northumberland.[124]
Jane  United Kingdom The ship was lost on São Nicolau, Cape Verde Islands. Her crew were resued.[125]

13 August

List of shipwrecks: 13 August 1812
ShipCountryDescription
Crown  United Kingdom The ship ran aground on Scroby Sands, Norfolk and sank.[126]
Jason  United Kingdom The ship was run down and sunk. Her crew were rescued by Hopewell ( United Kingdom). Jason was on a voyage from Guadeloupe to London.[107]
Pellew  United Kingdom The ship ran aground on Scroby Sands.[126]

14 August

List of shipwrecks: 14 August 1812
ShipCountryDescription
HMS Chub  Royal Navy The Ballahoo-class schooner was wrecked off the Sambro Island Lighthouse, Nova Scotia, British North America with the loss of all twenty crew.
Fame  United Kingdom The ship was abandoned in the Atlantic Ocean. Her crew were rescued by Antigua ( United Kingdom). Fame was on a voyage from Jamaica to London.[107]

15 August

List of shipwrecks: 15 August 1812
ShipCountryDescription
Samuel  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore at Otterton, Devon. She was on a voyage from Sunderland, County Durham to Sidmouth and Exmouth, Devon.[126]
William  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore and wrecked at St. Austell, Cornwall. She was on a voyage from Swansea, Glamorgan to Fowey, Cornwall.[110]

16 August

List of shipwrecks: 16 August 1812
ShipCountryDescription
Africaine  United Kingdom The ship was capsized by a water spout off Cape Matapan, Greece. She was on a voyage from Malta to Constantinople, Ottoman Empire.[127]
Lord Nelson  United Kingdom The ship schooner ran aground on the McCammon Rock and was severely damaged. She was on a voyage from Liverpool, Lancashire to Saltcoats, Ayrshire. Lord Nelson was later refloated.[123]

19 August

List of shipwrecks: 19 August 1812
ShipCountryDescription
HMS Guerriere  Royal Navy

War of 1812, USS Constitution vs HMS Guerriere: The fifth-rate frigate was captured by the frigate USS Constitution ( United States Navy). She was set afire and sunk due to battle damage received.

20 August

List of shipwrecks: 20 August 1812
ShipCountryDescription
Alchimedes  United Kingdom The brig was driven ashore at New Orleans, Louisiana.[128]
Betsey  United States The schooner was driven ashore at New Orleans.[128]
HMS Brazen  Royal Navy The Bittern-class ship-sloop was driven ashore at the mouth of the Mississippi River and was severely damaged.[121]
Buckskin  United States The privateer was lost at New Orleans.[128]
Ceres  United States The ship was driven ashore and severely damaged at New Orleans.[128]
Cumberland  United Kingdom The schooner was destroyed at New Orleans.[128]
Devina Pastora Louisiana Territory The Polacre was driven ashore and severely damaged at New Orleans.[128]
Enterprize  United States The brig was driven ashore at New Orleans.[128]
Erie  United States The ketch sank at New Orleans.[128]
Felix  United States The privateer was driven ashore and damaged at New Orleans.[128]
Harlequin  United States The ship foundered at New Orleans with the loss of all but two of ner crew.[128][129]
Iris  United States The full-rigged ship was driven ashore at New Orleans.[128]
Juno  United States The full-rigged ship was driven ashore at New Orleans.[128]
Liberty Louisiana Territory The schooner sank at New Orleans.[128]
Maria  United States The brig was destroyed at New Orleans.[128]
Missouri  United States The full-rigged ship was driven ashore at New Orleans.[128]
Oliver Elsworth  United States The ship was driven ashore and severely damaged at New Orleans.[128]
Paragon  United States The full-rigged ship was driven ashore and severely damaged at New Orleans.[128]
Reliance  United States The brig was driven ashore at New Orleans. She was deemed irreparable.[128]
Sally Ann  United States The brig was driven ashore at New Orleans.[128]
HMS Southampton  Royal Navy The Southampton-class frigate was driven ashore at the mouth of the Mississippi River and severely damaged.[121]
Suffolk  United States The ship was driven ashore at New Orleans.[128]
Viper  United States The brig was driven ashore and severely damaged at New Orleans.[128]
Washington  United States The full-rigged ship was irreparably damaged at New Orleans.[128]
William  United Kingdom The brig was driven ashore at New Orleans.[128]
William & Mary  United States The schooner sank at New Orleans.[128]

22 August

List of shipwrecks: 22 August 1812
ShipCountryDescription
Marina  United Kingdom The ship foundered in the Atlantic Ocean.[127]

26 August

List of shipwrecks: 26 August 1812
ShipCountryDescription
Lord Cochrane  United Kingdom The ship foundered in the Atlantic Ocean 150 nautical miles (280 km) east of the Bahamas with the loss of all on board. She was on a voyage from Jamaica to the United Kingdom.[130]

27 August

List of shipwrecks: 27 August 1812
ShipCountryDescription
Jamaica Planter  United Kingdom The ship was sighted off Bermuda while on a voyage from Jamaica to London. Presumed foundered with the loss of all hands.[116]

28 August

List of shipwrecks: 28 August 1812
ShipCountryDescription
Harry  United Kingdom The ship capsized off "St. Salvadore" with the loss of a crew member.[131]
Jane  United Kingdom The ship was lost at Great Yarmouth, Norfolk. Her crew were rescued. She was on a voyage from Newcastle upon Tyne, Northumberland to Colchester, Essex.[123]
Louth Packet  United Kingdom The ship was lost near Cromer, Norfolk. She was on a voyage from Barton-upon-Humber, Lincolnshire to London.[108]
Mariner  United Kingdom The ship foundered in the Atlantic Ocean (approximately 32°30′N 70°00′W) in a hurricane with the loss of all hands. She was on a voyage from Jamaica to London.[132]
Minerva  United Kingdom The ship foundered in the Atlantic Ocean (approximately 32°30′N 70°00′W) in a hurricane with the loss of all hands. She was on a voyage from Jamaica to London.[132]
Nile  United Kingdom The ship foundered in the Atlantic Ocean (approximately 32°30′N 70°00′W) in a hurricane with the loss of all hands. She was on a voyage from Jamaica to London.[132]
Providence Endeavour  United Kingdom The ship was lost at Huntcliff Foot, Yorkshire. Her crew were rescued.[123]

29 August

List of shipwrecks: 29 August 1812
ShipCountryDescription
True Blue  United Kingdom The ship sprang a leak and was abandoned. Her crew were rescued by HMS Amaranthe ( Royal Navy). True Blue was on a voyage from Saint Lucia to Waterford.[133]

31 August

List of shipwrecks: 31 August 1812
ShipCountryDescription
Sophrona  United Kingdom The ship was lost off Sandy Point, Newfoundland, British North America. Her crew were rescued. She was on a voyage from Quebec City, Lower Canada, British North America to Dublin.[134]

Unknown date

List of shipwrecks: Unknown date 1812
ShipCountryDescription
Lady Warren  United Kingdom War of 1812: The ship was captured by USS Constitution ( United States Navy while on a voyage from Newfoundland, British North America to Liverpool, Nova Scotia, British North America. She was set afire and sunk.[124]
Rosario  United Kingdom The ship departed from Gibraltar for Madeira. No further trace, presumed foundered with the loss of all hands.[135]

September

1 September

List of shipwrecks: 1 September 1812
ShipCountryDescription
Caliban  United States The ship was ran aground on the Sunk Sand, in the North Sea off the coast of Essex, United Kingdom. She was on a voyage from Saint Petersburg, Russia to Boston, Massachusetts. Caliban was later refloated and taken in to Harwich, Essex.[108][136]
Enterprize  United Kingdom The ship ran aground on the Herd Sand, in the North Sea off the coast of County Durham. She was later refloated.[108]
Friendship  United Kingdom The ship ran aground on the Herd Sand. She was later refloated.[108]
Mary  United Kingdom The ship was wrecked on the Herd Sand.[108]
Medway  United Kingdom The ship ran aground on the Herd Sands. She was later refloated.[108]
Oughton  United Kingdom The ship was wrecked on the Herd Sand.[108]

2 September

List of shipwrecks: 2 September 1812
ShipCountryDescription
Sir John Borlase Warren  United Kingdom The ship was abandoned in the Atlantic Ocean (28°00′N 68°20′W). She was on a voyage from Trinidad to Bermuda.[137]

4 September

List of shipwrecks: 4 September 1812
ShipCountryDescription
Danaé  French Navy The Consolante-class frigate was destroyed by an onboard explosion at Trieste, Austrian Empire.

6 September

List of shipwrecks: 6 September 1812
ShipCountryDescription
Pomona  United Kingdom The ship foundered in the Pentland Firth. She was on a voyage from Stockholm, Sweden to Dublin.[85]

9 September

List of shipwrecks: 9 September 1812
ShipCountryDescription
Minerva  United Kingdom The ship departed from Grenada for Newfoundland, British North America. No further trace, presumed foundered with the loss of all hands.[138]

10 September

List of shipwrecks: 10 September 1812
ShipCountryDescription
Juffrouw Etje Buss flag unknown The ship departed Saint Petersburg, Russia for London, United Kingdom. No further trace, presumed foundered with the loss of all hands.[139]

17 September

List of shipwrecks: 17 September 1812
ShipCountryDescription
Fernando Septimo  Spain Napoleonic Wars: The ship was captured and burnt in Ensinada Bay by a squadron of ships from the United Provinces of the Rio de la Plata.[131]
Olive  United Kingdom The ship was wrecked on the Isle of Pines, Captaincy General of Cuba. Her crew were rescued. She was on a voyage from Jamaica to Halifax, Nova Scotia, British North America.[140][141]

21 September

List of shipwrecks: 21 September 1812
ShipCountryDescription
Yeoman's Glory  United Kingdom The ship ran aground in the King's Channel and sank. She was on a voyage from Waterford to Liverpool, Lancashire.[85]

22 September

List of shipwrecks: 22 September 1812
ShipCountryDescription
Betsey  United Kingdom The ship departed from Rio de Janeiro for London. No further trace, presumed foundered with the loss of all hands.[142]
Sally  United Kingdom The ship sprang a leak and was abandoned by her crew. She was on a voyage from Boston, Lincolnshire to Cádiz, Spain.[143]

27 September

List of shipwrecks: 27 September 1812
ShipCountryDescription
HMS Barbados  Royal Navy The frigate was wrecked on Sable Island, Nova Scotia, British North America. Her crew were rescued.[128]
Emmeline  United Kingdom The schooner was wrecked on Sable Island. Her crew were rescued. She was on a voyage from Bermuda to Newfoundland, British North America.[128]
Espadarte  Portugal The ship departed Rio de Janeiro for Lisbon. No further trace, presumed foundered with the loss of all hands.[144]
Swift  United Kingdom The ship was wrecked on Sable Island. Her crew were rescued. She was on a voyage from Bermuda to Newfoundland.[128]

29 September

List of shipwrecks: 29 September 1812
ShipCountryDescription
President Adams  United States The ship was wrecked on the coast of China. Her crew survived.[145]
Matilda  United Kingdom The sloop was driven ashore and wrecked at Brixham, Devon.[146]
Trafalgar  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore and wrecked at Sizewell, Suffolk. Her crew were rescued. She was on a voyage from North Shields, County Durham to London.[146]

30 September

List of shipwrecks: 30 September 1812
ShipCountryDescription
Mercury  United Kingdom The ship was wrecked on Gotland. She was on a voyage from Saint Petersburg, Russia to London.[143]
Young William  United Kingdom The ship ran aground off Berry Head, Devon and was severely damaged. She was later refloated and taken in to Brixham, Devon. Young William was on a voyage from Newcastle upon Tyne, Northumberland to Oporto, Portugal.[146]

Unknown date

List of shipwrecks: Unknown date 1812
ShipCountryDescription
Hero Guernsey War of 1812: The ship was captured in the Atlantic Ocean (approximately 46°N 57°W) by USS Essex ( United States Navy) while on a voyage from Guernsey to Miramichi Bay. She was set afire and sunk.[85]
HMS Magnet  Royal Navy The brig-sloop foundered in the Atlantic Ocean off the coast of the United States with the loss of all hands.[147][148]
Mary  United Kingdom War of 1812: The ship was captured by the Americans and scuttled.[85]
Nancy  United Kingdom War of 1812: The ship was captured in the Grand Banks of Newfoundland by USS Essex ( United States Navy) while on a voyage from Gibraltar to Newfoundland, British North America. She was set afire and sunk.[85]
Rhadamanthe  United Kingdom The ship was lost between Huelva and Ayamonte, Spain.[146]

October

3 October

List of shipwrecks: 3 October 1812
ShipCountryDescription
James Dunlop  United Kingdom The ship was wrecked on Anticosti Island, Lower Canada, British North America. She was on a voyage from the Clyde to Quebec City. Lower Canada.[149][150]
Lady Augusta  United Kingdom The ship departed from Liverpool, Lancashire for Sligo. No further trace, presumed foundered with the loss of all hands.[151]

4 October

List of shipwrecks: 4 October 1812
ShipCountryDescription
James Dunlop  United Kingdom The ship was wrecked on Anticosti Island, British North America. She was on a voyage from Greenock, Renfrewshire to Quebec City, Lower Canada, British North America.[152]
Norge Norway The ship was driven ashore near Campbeltown, Argyllshire, United Kingdom.[153]

5 October

List of shipwrecks: 5 October 1812
ShipCountryDescription
Brown  United Kingdom The ship was wrecked in the Little Caicos Islands. Her crew were rescued. She was on a voyage from Saint-Domingue to London.[140]
Mary  United Kingdom The ship was lost at Mazzara, Sicily. She was on a voyage from Smyrna, Ottoman Empire to London.[154]

6 October

List of shipwrecks: 6 October 1812
ShipCountryDescription
HMS Nimble  Royal Navy The Nimble-class cutter struck a rock in the Kattegat and was wrecked.[155]

7 October

List of shipwrecks: 7 October 1812
ShipCountryDescription
Enterprize  United Kingdom The sloop was driven ashore and wrecked at Plymouth, Devon.[156]

8 October

List of shipwrecks: 8 October 1812
ShipCountryDescription
Nancy  United Kingdom The sloop foundered in the Irish Sea off St. Ann's Head, Pembrokeshire with the loss of a crew member. She was on a voyage from Waterford to Swansea, Glamorgan.[124][153]
Sally  United Kingdom The ship was wrecked at North Shields, County Durham. Her crew were rescued by the Shields Lifeboat.[124]

9 October

List of shipwrecks: 9 October 1812
ShipCountryDescription
Elizabeth  Sweden The ship sailed from Karlshamn. No further trace, presumed foundered with the loss of all hands.[157]

10 October

List of shipwrecks: 10 October 1812
ShipCountryDescription
Amelia Sophia  United Kingdom The ship was lost near Carlscrona, Sweden. She was on a voyage from Saint Petersburg, Russia to Grangemouth, Stirlingshire.[158]
Catherine  Russia The ship was driven ashore near Cross Island, County Down, United Kingdom.[149]
Harmony  United Kingdom The ship ran aground on the Haisborough Sands, in the North Sea off the coast of Norfolk. She was on a voyage from Newcastle upon Tyne, Northumberland to London.[124]
Mangalore  United Kingdom The ship was wrecked off Sumatra while on a voyage from Calcutta to Port Jackson, New South Wales.[159]

11 October

List of shipwrecks: 11 October 1812
ShipCountryDescription
Arthur Unknown The ship was driven ashore on Rügen, Swedish Pomerania. She was either wrecked or was burnt by HMS Aquilon ( Royal Navy) on 14 October. Her crew were rescued.[143]
HMS Centinel  Royal Navy The gun-brig was driven ashore on Rügen. She was destroyed by her crew before they were rescued.[143][160]
Eleonora Henrietta Unknown The ship was driven ashore on Rügen. She was either wrecked or was burnt by HMS Aquilon ( Royal Navy) on 14 October. Her crew were rescued.[143]
Enigheit Unknown The ship was driven ashore on Rügen. She was either wrecked or was burnt by HMS Aquilon ( Royal Navy) on 14 October. Her crew were rescued. Einigheit was on a voyage from Saint Petersburg, Russia to London, United Kingdom.[143]
Fortuna Unknown The ship was driven ashore on Rügen. She was either wrecked or was burnt by HMS Aquilon ( Royal Navy) on 14 October. Her crew were rescued.[143]
Johannes Unknown The ship was driven ashore on Rügen. She was either wrecked or was burnt by HMS Aquilon ( Royal Navy) on 14 October. Her crew were rescued.[143]
Johannes & Sigismund Unknown The ship was driven ashore on Rügen. She was either wrecked or was burnt by HMS Aquilon ( Royal Navy) on 14 October. Her crew were rescued.[143]
Neptunus Unknown The ship was driven ashore on Rügen. She was either wrecked or was burnt by HMS Aquilon ( Royal Navy) on 14 October. Her crew were rescued.[143]
Prefung Unknown The ship was driven ashore on Rügen. She was either wrecked or was burnt by HMS Aquilon ( Royal Navy) on 14 October. Her crew were rescued.[143]
Rammen Unknown The ship was driven ashore on Rügen. She was either wrecked or was burnt by HMS Aquilon ( Royal Navy) on 14 October. Her crew were rescued. Rammen was on a voyage from Saint Petersburg to Portsmouth, Hampshire, United Kingdom.[143]
Speedwell  United Kingdom The ship departed Cork for London. No further trace, presumed foundered with the loss of all hands.[161]

12 October

List of shipwrecks: 12 October 1812
ShipCountryDescription
Agnes  United Kingdom The brig was driven ashore at Kingston, Jamaica.[162]
Atlas  United Kingdom The full-rigged ship was driven ashore at Fort Augusta, Jamaica.[162][163]
Aurora  United Kingdom The schooner sank at Kingston.[162]
Australien  United Kingdom The ship foundered in the White Sea. She was on a voyage from London to Archangelsk, Russia.[164]
Bachelor  United Kingdom The sloop was driven ashore at Kingston.[162]
Caroline  Spain The schooner was driven ashore at The Narrows, Jamaica.[162]
Catherine Lane  United Kingdom The schooner was driven ashore at Kingston.[162]
Clarendon  United Kingdom The sloop sank at Kingston.[162]
Cumberland  United Kingdom The full-rigged ship was driven ashore at The Narrows.[162][163]
Cyrus  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore at Lucea, Jamaica.[162]
Dal  United States The barque, a prize, was driven ashore at The Narrows, Jamaica.[162][163]
Dos Amigos  Spain The brig was driven ashore and severely damaged at Kingston.[162]
Endeavour  United Kingdom The sloop was driven ashore at Black River, Jamaica.[162]
Enterprize  United Kingdom The schooner was driven ashore at Fort Augusta.[162]
Esperanza  Spain The schooner was driven ashore at Kingston.[162]
Hassan  United Kingdom The full-rigged ship was driven ashore in The Narrows. She was on a voyage from Gibraltar to Havana, Cuba.[163][165]
Henry  United Kingdom The schooner was driven ashore at Montego Bay, Jamaica.[162]
Hercules  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore at Morant Bay, Jamaica.[162]
James  United Kingdom The schooner was driven ashore and wrecked at Kingston.[162]
Little Mary  United Kingdom The schooner capsized in Milk River, Jamaica with the loss of all but one of her crew.[162]
London  United Kingdom The sloop was driven ashore at Black River.[162]
Madisonia  United States The schooner, a prize, was driven ashore at The Narrows, Jamaica.[162][163]
Maria  Spain The schooner sank at Kingston.[162]
Mary  United Kingdom The schooner was driven ashore at Kingston.[162]
Melville  United Kingdom The schooner was driven ashore at Kingston.[162]
Minorca  United Kingdom The schooner sank at Kingston.[162]
Nancy  United Kingdom The schooner was driven ashore at Kingston.[162]
Nelson  United Kingdom The schooner sank at Kingston.[162]
Nostra Señor del Carmen  Spain The schooner sank at Kingston.[162]
Perseverance  United Kingdom The sloop sank at Kingston.[162]
Peru  United States The brig, a prize, was driven ashore at Kingston.[162][163]
Phœnix  United Kingdom Captain Sinclair's schooner sank at Kingston.[162]
Phœnix  United Kingdom Captain Oliver's schooner sank at Kingston.[162]
Planter  United Kingdom The sloop was driven ashore at Kingston.[162]
Pomona  Spain The sloop was driven ashore at Kingston.[162]
Poor Sailor  United Kingdom The privateer schooner was driven ashore at Hunt's Bay, Jamaica.[162]
Prince  United Kingdom The full-rigged ship was driven ashore at Kingston. She was later refloated.[162][163]
Rose  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore at Montego Bay.[162]
San Isidero  Spain The schooner sank at Kingston.[162]
Santa Clara  Spain The schooner was driven ashore and wrecked at Kingston.[162]
Santa Margaretta  Spain The schooner was driven ashore at Kingston.[162]
Supply  United Kingdom The schooner was driven ashore at Kingston.[162]
Swift  United Kingdom The schooner was driven ashore at Fort Augusta.[162]
San Bernardino  United States The brig, a prize, was driven ashore at Kingston.[162][163]
Surprise  United Kingdom The sloop foundered off Port Maria, Jamaica.[162]
Susan  United Kingdom The sloop was driven ashore and wrecked at Kingston.[162]
Tamer  United Kingdom The sloop was driven ashore at Kingston.[162]
Venus  United Kingdom The brig was driven ashore and wrecked at Kingston.[162]

14 October

List of shipwrecks: 14 October 1812
ShipCountryDescription
Harriet British East India Company The East Indiaman was destroyed by fire at Bengal, India. Her crew survived.[166]
Scourrier  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore near Bideford, Devon. She was on a voyage from Falmouth, Cornwall to Newport, Monmouthshire.[118]

15 October

List of shipwrecks: 15 October 1812
ShipCountryDescription
Friendship  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore near Hurst Castle, Hampshire. she was on a voyage from Cardiff, Glamorgan to London.[118] She was later refloated and taken in to Cowes, Isle of Wight.[137]
Rover  United Kingdom The ship sprang a leak and foundered in the English Channel off Portland, Dorset. Her crew were rescued. She was on a voyage from Weymouth, Dorset to Guernsey.[121]
West Indian  United Kingdom The ship capsized in the Atlantic Ocean off Cape Hatteras, North Carolina, United States. Three survivors were rescued on 29 October by Washington ( United States). She was on a voyage from British Honduras to Milford Haven, Pembrokeshire.[167]

16 October

List of shipwrecks: 16 October 1812
ShipCountryDescription
Concordia  United Kingdom The ship foundered off Helsingør, Denmark.[168]

18 October

List of shipwrecks: 18 October 1812
ShipCountryDescription
Cyrus British North America The ship departed Newfoundland for Jamaica. No further trace, presumed foundered with the loss of all hands.[169]
Flying Fish  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore and wrecked at "Bury".[128]
General Moore  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore at Duncannon, County Wexford.[128]
Nile  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore. She was on later refloated and put into Weymouth, Dorset.[128]

19 October

List of shipwrecks: 19 October 1812
ShipCountryDescription
Belize  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore and severely damaged at Milford Haven, Pembrokeshire. She was on a voyage from Brazil to Liverpool, Lancashire.[97][170]
Betsey  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore and wrecked at Milford Haven. She was on a voyage from Newport, Monmouthshire to Youghal, County Cork.[170][171]
Betsey  United States The schooner was driven ashore and wrecked at Plymouth, Devon, United Kingdom.[172]
Boston  United States The brig was driven ashore and wrecked at Plymouth.[129]
Brothers  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore at Swansea. She was later refloated.[97]
Brothers  United Kingdom The ship sprang a leak and was abandoned off Lundy Island. She was later driven ashore at Oxwich, Glamorgan and was severely damaged. Brothers was later refloated.[171][173]
Buckle  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore at Dale, Pembrokeshire.[170]
Caroline  United States The schooner was driven ashore at Plymouth.[172]
Castle Maquin  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore and wrecked at Milford Haven.[172]
Coventry  United Kingdom The West Indiaman was driven ashore at Plymouth. She was later refloated.[97]
Eclipse  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore at Plymouth.[97]
Eliza  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore at Swansea. She was later refloated.[171]
Eliza  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore at Harwich, Essex. She was on a voyage from Dundee, Forfarshire to London.[171]
Emlyn  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore and wrecked at Milford Haven.[170]
Evrington  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore at Swansea. She was later refloated.[97][171]
Fortitude  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore at Swansea. She was later refloated.[171]
Friendship  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore at St. Ives, Cornwall.[171] she was on a voyage from Neath, Glamorgan to London.[97]
Gascon  United States The schooner was driven ashore at Plymouth.[172]
Gascoyne  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore at Plymouth.[97]
General Gates  United States The ship was driven ashore and wrecked at Plymouth.[170]
Geni  France The ship was driven ashore and wrecked at Plymouth.[171]
Harmony  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore at Swansea. She was later refloated.[171]
Hebe  United Kingdom The ship was lost near Saltfleet, Lincolnshire. Her crew were rescued. She was on a voyage from Teignmouth, Devon to Hull, Yorkshire.[143]
Hirondelle  United States The schooner was driven ashore at Plymouth.[172]
Horace  United States The ship was driven ashore and wrecked at Plymouth.[172] She was on a voyage from the Mediterranean to London.[97]
HMS Insolent  Royal Navy The gun-brig was driven ashore at Swansea. She was later refloated.[171]
Irish Miner  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore and wrecked at Milford Haven.[97][170]
Jane & Mary  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore at Swansea. She was later refloated.[171]
Jeanie  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore and wrecked at Swansea.[171]
Jewel  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore and wrecked at Milford Haven.[170]
John Edward  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore and wrecked at Milford Haven.[170][171]
Joseph  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore at Swansea. She was later refloated.[171]
Lucy  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore and wrecked at Milford Haven. She was on a voyage from Swansea to Waterford.[170][171]
Minerva  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore and wrecked at Milford Haven. She was on a voyage from Liverpool to Cork.[170][171]
Perseverance  United Kingdom The ship sank at Swansea. She was later refloated.[171]
Perseverance  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore and wrecked at Milford Haven. She was on a voyage from Liverpool to Galway.[171]
Prince William  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore and wrecked at Milford Haven. She was on a voyage from Llanelli, Glamorgan to Cork.[171]
Providence  United Kingdom The ship, homeported in Galway, was driven ashore and wrecked at Milford Haven.[170]
Providence  United Kingdom The ship, homeported in Liverpool, was driven ashore and wrecked at Milford Haven.[170]
Providence  United Kingdom The ship was wrecked in Mill Bay, Plymouth.[172]
Providence  United Kingdom The schooner foundered off Swansea.[171]
Redress  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore and wrecked at Plymouth.[171]
Royal George  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore and wrecked at Milford Haven. She was on a voyage from Newport to Cork.[170][171]
Sally and William  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore at Swansea. She was later refloated.[171]
Salt Cat  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore and wrecked at St Mawes, Cornwall. She was on a voyage from Teignmouth, Devon to Liverpool.[171]
Sandwich  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore and wrecked at Pill, Pembrokeshire.[170]
Shelalagh  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore and wrecked at Milford Haven. She was on a voyage from Dublin to Cork.[170][171]
Skylark  United Kingdom The schooner was driven ashore at Swansea.[129] She was later refloated.[97]
Shylock  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore at Swansea. She was later refloated.[171]
Sophia  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore and wrecked at Swansea.[171]
Star  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore and wrecked at Milford Haven. She was on a voyage from Liverpool to Cork[170][171]
Susannah  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore and wrecked at Milford Haven. She was on a voyage from Newport to Cork.[170][171]
Thracian  United States The ship was driven ashore and wrecked at Plymouth.[170]
Vere  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore at Swansea. She was later refloated.[171]
William  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore at Swansea. She was later refloated.[171]
Young Connecticut  United States The schooner was driven ashore at Plymouth.[172]

20 October

List of shipwrecks: 20 October 1812
ShipCountryDescription
Isabella  United Kingdom The ship was wrecked on the Herd Sand, in the North Sea off South Shields, County Durham. Her crew were rescued by the South Shields Lifeboat.[174]

22 October

List of shipwrecks: 22 October 1812
ShipCountryDescription
Judith  United Kingdom The ship struck the pier at Ramsgate, Kent and sank. She was on a voyage from Sunderland, County Durham to Weymouth, Dorset[171]

23 October

List of shipwrecks: 23 October 1812
ShipCountryDescription
Isabella  United Kingdom The ship was wrecked at North Shields, County Durham. Her crew were rescued by the Shields Lifeboat.[175]
Trader  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore at Ilfracombe, Devon. She was on a voyage from Penzance, Cornwall to Bristol, Gloucestershire.[176]

24 October

List of shipwrecks: 24 October 1812
ShipCountryDescription
Antonio  Spain The ship was wrecked on the North Rocks, Bermuda. Her crew were rescued. She was on a voyage from Havana, Cuba to Tenerife, Canary Islands.[157]

25 October

List of shipwrecks: 25 October 1812
ShipCountryDescription
Hannah  United Kingdom The ship was wrecked on the Inner Dowsing Sandbank, in the North Sea off the coast of Norfolk. Her crew were rescued.[143]

26 October

List of shipwrecks: 26 October 1812
ShipCountryDescription
Assiduous  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore near Burry, Glamorgan. She was on a voyage from Waterford to Newport, Monmouthshire.[128]
Caledonia  United Kingdom The ship was wrecked in the Moray Firth.[177]
Catharina  Portugal The ship was wrecked at Oporto. Her crew were rescued. She was on a voyage from Maranhão, Brazil to Oporto.[151][177]
Orozembo  United States The cartel was wrecked on the Irish coast with the loss of over 200 lives. There were six survivors. She was on a voyage from Baltimore, Maryland to Liverpool, Lancashire, United Kingdom.[178]

27 October

List of shipwrecks: 27 October 1812
ShipCountryDescription
HMS Barbados  Royal Navy The 32-gun frigate was wrecked on Sable Island, British North America with the loss of a crew member.[179][180]
Commerce  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore at Hammersley, Yorkshire.[143]
Cupid  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore at Hammersley.[143]
Edward  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore at Great Yarmouth, Norfolk.[181] She was on a voyage from Selby, Yorkshire to London.[128]
Emelius  United Kingdom The schooner was driven ashore and wrecked on Sable Island. Her crew were rescued.[180]
Endeavour  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore at Great Yarmouth.[181] She was later refloated.[128]
Fricktar  Sweden The ship was driven ashore and damaged in the River Thames at Limehouse, Middlesex, United Kingdom. She was on a voyage from London to Gothenburg.[128]
George  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore and severely damaged. She was on a voyage from Boston, Lincolnshire to London. George was later refloated and put into Harwich, Essex.[128]
Juno  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore on the Sandwich Flats and sank. She was on a voyage from London to Senegal.[128]
Nestor  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore on the coast of Essex. She was on a voyage from Sunderland, County Durham to London.[128]
Prosperous  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore and wrecked at Harwich, Essex. Her crew were rescued.[181]
Providence  United Kingdom The ship was wrecked on Scroby Sands, in the North Sea off Great Yarmouth. Her crew were rescued by a fishing vessel.[128][181]
Swift  United Kingdom The sloop was driven ashore and wrecked on Sable Island. Her crew were rescued.[180]
Thomas  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore at Great Yarmouth.[128]
Union  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore at Gorleston, Suffolk. She was on a voyage from London to Limerick.[128]
Vigilant  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore at Caister-on-Sea, Norfolk.[128]
Vigilant  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore and wrecked at Corton, Suffolk.[181]
Walter  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore on the Sandwich Flats and sank. She was on a voyage from Newcastle upon Tyne, Northumberland to Jersey, Channel Islands.[128] She was refloated on 31 October and taken in to Ramsgate, Kent.[143]
York Merchant  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore. She was refloated and put into Great Yarmouth.[128]

29 October

List of shipwrecks: 29 October 1812
ShipCountryDescription
Fly  United Kingdom The ship foundered off Start Point, Devon with the loss of all but two of her crew. She was on a voyage from Mevagissey, Cornwall to Portsmouth, Hampshire.[182][183]
Sea Nymph  United Kingdom The schooner capsized at Ramsgate, Kent and was severely damaged.[128]
Thetis  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore and wrecked near Miramichi, New Brunswick, British North America. Her crew were rescued. She was on a voyage from Gibraltar to Miramichi.[134]

31 October

List of shipwrecks: 31 October 1812
ShipCountryDescription
Lady Augusta  United Kingdom The ship departed Liverpool, Lancashire for Sligo. No further trace, presumed foundered in the Irish Sea with the loss of all hands.[177]

Unknown date

List of shipwrecks: Unknown date 1812
ShipCountryDescription
Basto  United Kingdom The ship was wrecked at Oulu, Finland.[121]
Benjamin  United Kingdom The ship departed from Newfoundland, British North America for Poole, Dorset. No further trace, presumed foundered with the loss of all hands.[184]
Boreas  Russia Gunboat War: The ship was captured by a Danish privateer while on a voyage from Pärnu to an English port. She was subsequently wrecked on Dragør, Denmark.[182]
Don Rodrigo  Portugal The ship was lost in the Bengal River. She was on a voyage from Bengal, India to Brazil.[185]
Elizabeth  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore on the Scottish coast. She was on a voyage from Bahia, Brazil to Liverpool, Lancashire.[153]
Friendship  United Kingdom Gunboat War: The ship was captured off Langeland,

Denmark by a Danish vessel and was run ashore. She was later burnt by a Royal Navy warship.[143]

Gute Hoffnung Unknown The ship was lost off Domesnes, Norway. She was on a voyage from London to a Baltic port.[143]
Hobbacott  United Kingdom The ship foundered in Dublin Bay or Holyhead Bay. Her crew were rescued.[97][171]
Hoop Unknown The ship was wrecked on Rügen, Swedish Pomerania. She was on a voyage from Riga, to London, United Kingdom.[134]
Mary Ann  United Kingdom The ship sank at Ramsgate, Kent.[121]
Preston  United Kingdom The ship foundered while on a voyage from Trinidad to London.[164]
Rhine  United Kingdom The ship sank in Scapay, Inner Hebrides. She was on a voyage from the Isle of Skye to Liverpool.[128]
See Eenhorn Unknown The ship ran aground on the Barrow Sand, in the North Sea off the coast of Essex, United Kingdom. Her crew were rescued. She was on a voyage from Archangelsk, Russia to London. She was later refloated at taken in to the River Colne.[128][183]
Trio  United Kingdom The ship capsized off the Magdalen Islands, Lower Canada, British North America. Her crew were rescued. She was on a voyage from Portsmouth, Hampshire to Miramichi, New Brunswick, British North America.[134]

November

1 November

List of shipwrecks: 1 November 1812
ShipCountryDescription
Union  United Kingdom The ship foundered in the Irish Sea off Great Orme, Caernarfonshire. Her crew were rescued.[183]
Unity  United Kingdom The ship foundered in the Irish Sea off Great Orme, Caernarfonshire. Her crew were rescued.[182]

2 November

List of shipwrecks: 2 November 1812
ShipCountryDescription
New Friends  United Kingdom The ship was wrecked in the Isles of Scilly.[177]

4 November

List of shipwrecks: 4 November 1812
ShipCountryDescription
Hoffnung Unknown The ship was lost of the coast of Frise, France. She was on a voyage from Riga, Russia to London, United Kingdom.[154]
Lord Nelson  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore at Whitby, Yorkshire. She was on a voyage from Sunderland, County Durham to Whitby.[182]

6 November

List of shipwrecks: 6 November 1812
ShipCountryDescription
Henry  United Kingdom The ship was lost on the "Savanna Quay". All on board were rescued. She was on a voyage from Montego Bay, Jamaica to the Musquito Shore, West Indies.[140]
Maria  United Kingdom The ship was lost at St. John's, Newfoundland, British North America. She was on a voyage from St. John's to Liverpool, Lancashire.[131]

7 November

List of shipwrecks: 7 November 1812
ShipCountryDescription
Trio  United Kingdom The ship ran aground on the Normand Sand, in the English Channel off the coast of Hampshire and was wrecked. She was on a voyage from London to Curaçao.[168]

8 November

List of shipwrecks: 8 November 1812
ShipCountryDescription
Earl of Leicester  United Kingdom The ship departed Portsmouth, Hampshire for Lisbon, Portugal. No further trace, presumed foundered with the loss of all hands.[186]

9 November

List of shipwrecks: 9 November 1812
ShipCountryDescription
Irmelinda  United Kingdom The ship was lost in the Abaco Islands. She was on a voyage from the Clyde to New Providence, Bahamas.[134]

11 November

List of shipwrecks: 11 November 1812
ShipCountryDescription
Milton  United Kingdom The ship was driven shore on the Holm Sand, in the Humber. She was on a voyage from Pictou, Nova Scotia, British North America to Hull, Yorkshire. Milton was later refloated and taken in to Hull.[151][158]
Wilson  United Kingdom The ship was wrecked near Plymouth, Devon with the loss of all but two of her crew. She was on a voyage from Swansea, Glamorgan to Plymouth.[177]

12 November

List of shipwrecks: 12 November 1812
ShipCountryDescription
Brothers  United Kingdom The ship sprang a leak in the Bristol Channel and was abandoned by her crew. She was on a voyage from Truro, Cornwall to Swansea, Glamorgan. Brothers came ashore near Swansea the next day and was wrecked.[151]
Fame  United Kingdom The ship was wrecked near Étaples, Pas-de-Calais, France, Her crew were rescued. She was on a voyage from Cádiz, Spain to London.[177]

13 November

List of shipwrecks: 13 November 1812
ShipCountryDescription
Brothers  United Kingdom The ship was wrecked at Swansea, Glamorgan. She was on a voyage from Truro, Cornwall to Swansea.[177]

14 November

List of shipwrecks: 14 November 1812
ShipCountryDescription
Phœnix  Spain The ship was lost while on a voyage from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States to Vigo. Her crew were rescued.[187]

15 November

List of shipwrecks: 15 November 1812
ShipCountryDescription
HMS Avenger  Royal Navy The sloop-of-war was lost at Newfoundland, British North America. Her crew were rescued.[134]
Fortune  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore at Caister-on-Sea, Norfolk.[177][188]
Robert and Sarah  United Kingdom The brig was driven ashore and wrecked at Caister-on-Sea.[177][189]
Thomas and Eleanor  United Kingdom The ship was sighted in the Atlantic Ocean (approximately 48°N 7°W) while bound for Lisbon, Portugal. No further trace, presumed foundered with the loss of all hands.[190]
William and Sarah  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore and wrecked at Great Yarmouth, Norfolk.[188]

16 November

List of shipwrecks: 16 November 1812
ShipCountryDescription
Brothers  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore and wrecked at Exmouth, Devon.[191]
Caroline  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore near the Old Head of Kinsale, County Cork. She was on a voyage from Dublin to Cork.[131]
Diamond  United Kingdom The ship struck a rock and sank at Whithorn, Dumfriesshire. Her crew were rescued. She was on a voyage from Greenock, Renfrewshire to Whithorn.[192]
Friends  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore near Southwold, Suffolk. She was on a voyage from London to King's Lynn, Norfolk.[191]
Friends Goodwill  United Kingdom The ship was wrecked on the Maplin Sand, in the North Sea off the coast of Essex. Her crew were rescued. She was on a voyage from Newcastle upon Tyne, Northumberland to London.[191]

17 November

List of shipwrecks: 17 November 1812
ShipCountryDescription
Susannah  United Kingdom The ship was wrecked on the Blackstone Rock, off Dartmouth, Devon. Her crew were rescued. She was on a voyage from London to Portsmouth, Hampshire and Dartmout.[191]
Thomas & Mary  United Kingdom The ship was run ashore at Happisburgh, Norfolk. She was on a voyage from Hull, Yorkshire to Cley-next-the-Sea, Norfolk.[191]

18 November

List of shipwrecks: 18 November 1812
ShipCountryDescription
Venus  United Kingdom The ship foundered in the North Sea off the coast of Suffolk with the loss of all hands.[193]

19 November

List of shipwrecks: 19 November 1812
ShipCountryDescription
Concordia  United Kingdom The ship ran aground on Kukno Island, in the Baltic Sea while on a voyage from Pernau, Russia to London. She was refloated on 24 November but found to be severely damaged and was taken in to "Boldero".[167][194]
Little Henry  United Kingdom The ship was wrecked at Christiansand, Norway.[195]

20 November

List of shipwrecks: 20 November 1812
ShipCountryDescription
Esther  United States The ship foundered while bound for Baltimore, Maryland with the loss of all on board.[196]

23 November

List of shipwrecks: 23 November 1812
ShipCountryDescription
Noysonheid flag unknown The ship was wrecked on the Bondicar Rocks, in the North Sea off Amble, Northumberland, United Kingdom.[161]

24 November

List of shipwrecks: 24 November 1812
ShipCountryDescription
HMS Belette  Royal Navy The Cruizer-class brig-sloop struck a rock and foundered of Læsø, Denmark with the loss of 114 of her 120 crew.
Eleanor  United Kingdom The ship was wrecked in Glenluce Bay. She was on a voyage from Milford Haven, Pembrokeshire to Greenock, Renfrewshire.[149]

25 November

List of shipwrecks: 25 November 1812
ShipCountryDescription
Maria  United Kingdom The brig was wrecked in the Strait of Belle Isle. All on board survived.[197] She was on a voyage from Quebec City, Lower Canada, British North America to the Clyde.[198]
Narova  Russia The ship was wrecked at Stockholm. She was on a voyage from Pernau to London, United Kingdom.[195]
Sea Nymph  United Kingdom The ship was abandoned in the English Channel off Brighton, Sussex. She was on a voyage from London to Gibraltar. Sea Nymph was subsequently taken in to Shoreham-by-Sea, Sussex.[192]

27 November

List of shipwrecks: 27 November 1812
ShipCountryDescription
HMS Southampton  Royal Navy The Southampton-class frigate was wrecked off Conception Island in the Bahamas. Her crew survived.[199][200]
Virea  United Kingdom War of the Sixth Coalition: The ship was captured and scuttled north of Kinsale, County Cork by the schooner privateer Brestois ( France). She was on a voyage from Cork to Lisbon, Portugal.[201]
USS Vixen  United States Navy War of 1812: Five days after her capture by the frigate HMS Southampton ( Royal Navy), the schooner was wrecked on Conception Island in the Bahamas. Her crew survived.[200]

30 November

List of shipwrecks: 30 November 1812
ShipCountryDescription
Fortitude  United Kingdom The ship was wrecked on The Smalls with the loss of ten of her sixteen crew. She was on a voyage from London to Liverpool, Lancashire.[134]
HMS Subtle  Royal Navy The schooner foundered in a squall off Saint Barthélemy with the loss of all hands.

Unknown date

List of shipwrecks: Unknown date 1812
ShipCountryDescription
Alexander  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore at Lisbon, Portugal.[158]
Armide  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore and wrecked on Skagen, Denmark. She was on a voyage from Saint Petersburg, Russia to Hull, Yorkshire[191]
Boa Fama  Portugal The ship was wrecked on the coast of Portugal. She was on a voyage from Lisbon to London, United Kingdom.[151][177]
HMS Bonne Citoyenne  Royal Navy The Bonne Citoyenne-class corvette ran aground in the River Plate in mid-November and was damaged.[138] Subsequently repaired and returned to service.
Bounty  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore near Burnt Island, Fife. She was on a voyage from London to Dundee, Forfarshire.[135]
Christina Helena Unknown The ship was driven ashore at Archangelsk, Russia.[191]
Espoir  United Kingdom War of 1812: The ship was captured and burnt by the privateer Highflyer ( United States). She was on a voyage from Trinidad to Antigua.[202]
Farmer  United Kingdom The ship was lost in the Gulf of Finland.[149]
Favourite  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore and wrecked at North Shields, County Durham.[191]
Hannah  United Kingdom The ship was abandoned in the Atlantic Ocean of Cape Finisterre, Spain. She was on a voyage from Cork to Lisbon.[154]
Johanna  United Kingdom The brig was driven ashore at Brighton, Sussex.[135]
Lady Madison  United Kingdom The ship was wrecked on Gotland, Sweden. She was on a voyage from Saint Petersburg to Liverpool, Lancashire.[135]
Lord Nelson  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore near Blue Point. She was on a voyage from London to Saint Petersburg.[135]
Neva Russian-American Company The ship struck a rock and sank off Kruzof Island in the Alexander Archipelago in southeast Russian America. Only 26 of the 75 people on board were rescued a month later.
Queen  United Kingdom War of 1812: The ship was captured on 11 November by the privateer General Armstrong ( United States). She was subsequently wrecked on the Nantucket Shoals with the loss of all hands.[169]
Wilhelmina  United Kingdom The ship was wrecked on Rügen, Swedish Pomerania. She was on a voyage from Saint Petersburg to London.[191]

December

1 December

List of shipwrecks: 4 December 1812
ShipCountryDescription
James  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore near Vila do Conde, Portugal. she was on a voyage from Waterford to Oporto, Portugal,[131]
Union  United Kingdom War of the Sixth Coalition: The ship was captured and burnt by the privateer Junot ( France). She was on a voyage from Limerick to Lisbon, Portugal.[203]

4 December

List of shipwrecks: 4 December 1812
ShipCountryDescription
Two Sisters  United Kingdom The ship was wrecked on the Goodwin Sands, Kent. Her crew were rescued. She was on a voyage from Newcastle upon Tyne, Northumberland to Lisbon, Portugal.[164]

5 December

List of shipwrecks: 5 December 1812
ShipCountryDescription
Donna Maria  United States The ship was driven ashore and wrecked at Faial, Azores.[204]
Hope  United Kingdom The ship was wrecked at São Miguel, Azores.[140]
Mary  United Kingdom The ship was wrecked on Seshar Island. She was on a voyage from Plymouth, Devon to Saint Petersburg, Russia.[205]
Nostra Señora de la Victoria  Spain The ship was wrecked on the Anegada Reef, Virgin Islands.[190]

6 December

List of shipwrecks: 6 December 1812
ShipCountryDescription
Amelia  United Kingdom The ship was wrecked on the Clipper Rock. Her crew were rescued.
Lady Harriet  United Kingdom War of 1812: The brig, which had been captured in the Turks Islands, was driven ashore at New York, United States.[206] She was on a voyage from Dundee, Forfarshire to Stockholm, Sweden.[207]
Lively  United Kingdom The ship departed Portsmouth, Hampshire for Lisbon, Portugal. No further trace, presumed foundered with the loss of all hands.[208]
William  United Kingdom The ship was last sighted on this date. Presumed subsequently foundered with the loss of all hands. She was on a voyage from Martinique to London.[116]

7 December

List of shipwrecks: 7 December 1812
ShipCountryDescription
Active  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore at Caister-on-Sea, Norfolk. She was on a voyage from Wisbech, Cambridgeshire to London.[164]
Emanuel  United Kingdom The ship was wrecked near Wexford. She was on a voyage from London to Dundalk, County Louth.[209]
Princess Royal  United Kingdom The ship was lost off Oporto, Portugal with the loss of seven of her nine crew. She was on a voyage from Newfoundland to Oporto.[207]
Two Friends  United Kingdom The ship was wrecked at Malahide, County Dublin with the loss of all hands.[210]

8 December

List of shipwrecks: 8 December 1812
ShipCountryDescription
Rose  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore and damaged at Falmouth, Cornwall. She was on a voyage from Liverpool, Lancashire to Malta[211]
Worsly  United Kingdom The ship was wrecked near Kinsale, County Cork. Her crew were rescued.[212]

9 December

List of shipwrecks: 9 December 1812
ShipCountryDescription
Lord Nelson  United Kingdom The ship ran aground on the Herd Sand, in the North Sea off South Shields, County Durham.[212]
Twee Brothers Denmark-Norway The ship ran aground on the Herd Sand.[212]
Two Sisters  United Kingdom The ship was wrecked on the Goodwin Sands, Kent. She was on a voyage from Newcastle upon Tyne, Northumberland to Lisbon, Portugal.[150]

10 December

List of shipwrecks: 10 December 1812
ShipCountryDescription
Mary  United Kingdom The ship ran aground and was wrecked at Dublin. She was on a voyage from Dublin to Lisbon, Portugal and Cádiz, Spain.[213]

11 December

List of shipwrecks: 11 December 1812
ShipCountryDescription
Ann  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore at Ballyneshar, County Wexford and was subsequently wrecked. She was on a voyage from Bristol, Gloucestershire to Dublin.[154][209]

13 December

List of shipwrecks: 13 December 1812
ShipCountryDescription
Barbara  United Kingdom The ship foundered in Bantry Bay. She was on a voyage from London to Malta.[162]
Jane  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore at Gibraltar while on a voyage from London to Malta. She was refloated a few days later.[167]
Robert Augustus  United Kingdom The ship collided with HMS Crane ( Royal Navy) and foundered. Her crew were rescued. She was on a voyage from Barbados to Surinam.[214]

15 December

List of shipwrecks: 15 December 1812
ShipCountryDescription
Benjamin  United Kingdom The ship foundered in the Atlantic Ocean off Huelva, Spain. Her crew were rescued. She was on a voyage from London to Cádiz, Spain.
Ceres  United Kingdom The ship ran aground near Marsala, Sicily. She was on a voyage from Heligoland to Malta.[169]
Eclipse  United Kingdom The ship was wrecked on Bob's Nose, Torbay, Devon. Her crew were rescued. She was on a voyage from London to Plymouth, Devon.[209][213]
Rose  United Kingdom The sloop was wrecked at Berwick-upon-Tweed, Northumberland. Her crew were rescued. She was on a voyage from Berwick-upon-Tweed to Leith, Lothian.[215][216]

16 December

List of shipwrecks: 16 December 1812
ShipCountryDescription
Elizabeth Cornelia  United Kingdom The ship departed Villaviciosa, Spain for London. No further trace, presumed foundered with the loss of all hands.[208]
Goodintent  United Kingdom The ship was lost near Figueira da Foz, Portugal. Her crew were rescued. She was on a voyage from Penzance, Cornwall to Lisbon, Portugal.[187]
Isabella  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore near Grimsby, Lincolnshire. She was on a voyage from Hull, Yorkshire to New York, United States.[216]
Mary  United Kingdom The ship was lost near Figueira da Foz with some loss of life. She was on a voyage from London to Malta.[187]
New Venus  United Kingdom The ship was lost near Blyth, Northumberland. She was on a voyage from Great Yarmouth, Norfolk to Newcastle upon Tyne, Northumberland.[216]
Thomas and Sally  United Kingdom The ship was wrecked in the Isles of Scilly. Her crew were rescued. She was on a voyage from Waterford to London.[212]

17 December

List of shipwrecks: 17 December 1812
ShipCountryDescription
John and Mary  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore at Corton, Suffolk. Her crew were rescued. She was on a voyage from Wisbech, Cambridgeshire to London.[212]
William  United Kingdom The ship was wrecked near Donaghadee, County Down. She was on a voyage from the Clyde to Buenos Aires.[212]

18 December

List of shipwrecks: 18 December 1812
ShipCountryDescription
HMS Alban  Royal Navy The Adonis-class schooner was driven ashore and wrecked at Aldeburgh, Suffolk with the loss of 59 of the 61 people on board.
Cleopatra  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore at Figueira da Foz, Portugal. Her crew were rescued.[187]

19 December

List of shipwrecks: 19 December 1812
ShipCountryDescription
Albert  United States The ship was driven ashore in the Tagus.[187]
Alexander  United Kingdom The transport ship was driven ashore at Gibraltar. She was later refloated.[167]
Alliance  United States The ship was driven ashore in the Tagus.[187]
Amphitrite  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore in the Tagus and was wrecked.[217]
Anne Maria  United States The ship was driven ashore in the Tagus.[187]
Argo  United States The ship was driven ashore in the Tagus.[187]
Beauty  United States The ship was driven ashore in the Tagus.[187]
Bee  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore near Great Yarmouth, Norfolk. She was on a voyage from Hull, Yorkshire to London.[212]
Betsey  United States The brig was driven ashore and wrecked in the Tagus.[187]
Britannia  United Kingdom The transport ship was damaged in the Tagus.[187]
Caroline  United States The ship was driven ashore in the Tagus.[187]
Commerce  United States The ship was driven ashore in the Tagus.[187]
Century  United States The ship was driven ashore in the Tagus.[187]
Charleston  United States The ship was driven ashore in the Tagus.[187]
Drake  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore and wrecked in the Tagus.[187]
Dry Harbour  United Kingdom The ship was damaged in the Tagus.[187]
Duchess of York  United Kingdom The ship was damaged in the Tagus.[187]
Eliza Barker  United States The ship was driven ashore in the Tagus.[187]
Enterprize  United States The ship was driven ashore in the Tagus.[187]
Fame  United States The ship was driven ashore in the Tagus.[187]
Felicity  United States The ship was driven ashore in the Tagus.[187]
Financier  United States The ship was driven ashore in the Tagus.[187]
Findon  United Kingdom The ship was damaged in the Tagus.[187]
Favorite  United States The ship was driven ashore in the Tagus.[187]
Frederick  United States The ship was driven ashore in the Tagus.[187]
Hannah  United States The ship was driven ashore and wrecked in the Tagus.[187]
Huntress  United States The ship was driven ashore in the Tagus.[187]
Jane Frances  United States The ship was driven ashore in the Tagus.[187]
John & Albert  United States The ship was driven ashore in the Tagus.[187]
Leopard  United States The ship was driven ashore in the Tagus.[187]
Liberty  United States The ship was driven ashore in the Tagus.[187]
Little Cherub  United States The ship was driven ashore in the Tagus.[187]
Lothaire  United States The ship was driven ashore in the Tagus.[187]
Maria Penn  United States The ship was lost in the Tagus. Her crew were rescued.[187]
Meridian  United States The ship was driven ashore in the Tagus.[187]
Minerva  United States The ship was driven ashore in the Tagus.[187]
Œolus  United Kingdom The transport ship was damaged in the Tagus.[187]
Oliver Cromwell  United States The ship was driven ashore in the Tagus.[187]
Prince Regent  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore in the Tagus.[205]
Race Horse  United Kingdom The ship was damaged in the Tagus.[187]
Rockingham  United States The ship was driven ashore in the Tagus.[187]
Ruth & Mary  United States The ship was driven ashore in the Tagus.[187]
Sachem  United States The ship was driven ashore in the Tagus.[187]
Sally & Mary  United States The ship was driven ashore in the Tagus.[187]
Savage  United States The ship was lost in the Tagus. Her crew were rescued.[187]
Ten Brothers  United States The ship was driven ashore in the Tagus.[187]
Trim  United States The ship was driven ashore in the Tagus.[187]
Unice  United States The ship was driven ashore in the Tagus.[187]
Venus  United States The ship was driven ashore in the Tagus.[187]
Wanderer  United States The ship was driven ashore in the Tagus.[187]

20 December

List of shipwrecks: 20 December 1812
ShipCountryDescription
Alert Guernsey War of the Sixth Coalition: The cutter was captured and sunk by the privateer La Mignilonuaise ( France). She was on a voyage from Guernsey, Channel Islands to Gibraltar.[162][163]
Falkirk  United Kingdom The ship was wrecked at St. Lucar, Spain with the loss of all but two of her crew. She was on a voyage from Newfoundland, British North America to Cádiz, Spain.[167]
George and Dorothy  United Kingdom War of the Sixth Coalition: The ship was captured and sunk by the privateer La Mignilonuaise ( France). She was on a voyage from Limerick to Lisbon, Portugal.[162]
Samuel  United Kingdom War of the Sixth Coalition: The ship was captured and sunk by the privateer La Mignilonuaise ( France). She was on a voyage from Port Mahon, Spain to Dublin.[162]

22 December

List of shipwrecks: 22 December 1812
ShipCountryDescription
Alligator  United Kingdom The ship was wrecked near Cádiz, Spain. She was on a voyage from Jersey, Channel Islands to a Mediterranean port.[167]

23 December

List of shipwrecks: 23 December 1812
ShipCountryDescription
Minerva  United Kingdom War of the Sixth Coalition: The ship was captured and burnt by Gloire ( French Navy). She was on a voyage from Surinam to London.[218]

27 December

List of shipwrecks: 27 December 1812
ShipCountryDescription
Sprightly  United Kingdom The ship departed Lisbon, Portugal for London. No further trace, presumed foundered with the loss of all hands.[214]

29 December

List of shipwrecks: 29 December 1812
ShipCountryDescription
Adventure British North America The ship was driven ashore on the Spanish coast opposite Gibraltar. She was on a voyage from Newfoundland to Palma, Mallorca, Spain.[167] Adventure was refloated in February 1813.[219]
Apollo  United States The ship was driven ashore at Gibraltar.[167]
Bruce Grove  United Kingdom The transport ship was driven ashore at Gibraltar,[167] and was consequently condemned. She was destroyed by fire in February 1813.[220]
Camilla  United States The ship was driven ashore at Gibraltar.[167]
Ceres  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore in Algeciras Bay. She was on a voyage from Gibraltar to Surinam.[167] Ceres was refloated in February 1813.[221]
Chatham  United States The ship was driven ashore at Gibraltar.[167]
Clementson  United Kingdom The brig was driven ashore and wrecked on Colonsay, Inner Hebrides. Her crew were rescued.[187][222]
Collingwood  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore and wrecked at Málaga, Spain.[186]
Dunkin  United Kingdom The ship was wrecked near Gibraltar. She was on a voyage from London to Gibraltar.[204]
Henry  United States The ship was driven ashore at Algeciras, Spain.[167]
Isabella  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore at Gibraltar.[186]
John  United States The ship was driven ashore at Gibraltar.[167]
Louisa  United States The ship was driven ashore at Gibraltar.[167]
Lydia  United States The ship was driven ashore at Algeciras.[167]
Miser  United States The ship was driven ashore at Gibraltar.[167]
Peregrine  United States The ship was driven ashore between Gibraltar and Algeciras.[167]
Providence  United States The ship was driven ashore at Gibraltar.[167]
San Joseph  Spain The ship was wrecked in the Strait of Gibraltar with the loss of 40 of the 42 people on board.[223]
Sophia  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore at Gibraltar.[186]
Theresa  United States The ship was driven ashore at Gibraltar.[167]
Traveller  United Kingdom The ship departed Falmouth, Cornwall for The Downs. No further trace, presumed foundered in the English Channel with the loss of all hands.[204]

30 December

List of shipwrecks: 30 December 1812
ShipCountryDescription
Fortitude  United Kingdom The ship was wrecked on The Smalls with the loss of ten of her sixteen crew. She was on a voyage from London to Liverpool, Lancashire.[224]

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List of shipwrecks: Unknown date 1812
ShipCountryDescription
Anna  Sweden The ship was lost on the coast of Swedish Pomerania. She was on a voyage from Carlshamn to London, United Kingdom.[149]
Aquila  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore near Buenos Aires in early December. She was on a voyage from Buenos Aires to London.[218]
Cleopatra  United Kingdom The ship departed from Plymouth, Devon for Gijón, Spain. No further trace, presumed foundered with the loss of all hands.[225]
Comet  United Kingdom The ship was lost near Colberg, Swedish Pomerania. Her crew were rescued. She was on a voyage from London to a Baltic port.[138]
Curier  Prussia The ship was wrecked on ths Shipwash Sand, in the North Sea off Harwich, Essex, United Kingdom. She was on a voyage from Rotterdam, Bouches-de-la-Meuse, France to London, United Kingdom.[226][227]
Eagle  United Kingdom The ship was wrecked on Gogland, Russia. She was on a voyage from Saint Petersburg, Russia to London.[228]
Eliza  United Kingdom The ship was wrecked at Saint John, New Brunswick, British North America.[224]
Encouragement  United Kingdom The ship sank at Scarborough, Yorkshire.[212]
Enigheten  Russia The ship was wrecked on Götaland, Sweden. She was on a voyage from Saint Petersburg to London.[228]
Friendly Emma  United Kingdom The ship foundered in the Atlantic Ocean 250 nautical miles (460 km) west of the Isles of Scilly. Her crew were rescued by Lady Sherbrook ( United Kingdom). Friendly Emma was on a voyage from Saint Vincent to Bristol, Gloucestershire.[134]
Friends  United Kingdom War of the Sixth Coalition: The ship was captured and burnt by Aréthuse and Rubis (both  French Navy). She was on a voyage from Tenerife, Canary Islands to Belfast, County Antrim.[218]
Good Intent  United Kingdom The ship was run down and sunk in the North Sea off Harwich before 10 December. Her crew were rescued. She was on a voyage from London to Hull, Yorkshire.[164][211]
Harmony  United Kingdom The ship was abandoned in the Atlantic Ocean (47°00′N 9°57′W). Her crew were rescued by Fairy ( United Kingdom). Harmony was on a voyage from Tenerife, Canary Islands to Hull and Newcastle upon Tyne, Northumberland.[219]
Jane  United Kingdom The ship was lost near Youghall, County Cork. She was on a voyage from Africa to Liverpool, Lancashire.[211]
Juliana Catharina  Russia The ship was wrecked on Texel, Zuyderzée, France. She was on a voyage from Saint Petersburg to London.[164]
June  United Kingdom The brig was driven onto the Sandwich Flats, Kent and was wrecked. She was on a voyage from London to Senegal.[229]
Little Belt  United Kingdom War of the Sixth Coalition: The ship was captured and burnt by Aréthuse and Rubis (both  French Navy). She was on a voyage from Altea, Spain to London.[230]
Lively  United Kingdom The ship was lost near Gijón, Spain. Her crew were rescued. She was on a voyage from Waterford to Cádiz, Spain.[164]
London Packet  United Kingdom The ship was run down and sunk in the North Sea off Great Yarmouth, Norfolk. Her crew were rescued. She was on a voyage from North Shields, County Durham to London.[201]
Maria  United Kingdom The ship foundered of St. John's, Newfoundland, British North America. She was on a voyage from St. John's to Demerara.[224]
Maria Delorez  Spain The ship was driven ashore on "Menejo" and sank. She was on a voyage from Gijón to London.[162]
Mariner  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore and wrecked at Oracabessa, Jamaica. She was on a voyage from Jamaica to London.[169]
Najade  Russia The ship was wrecked on "Nawa Island". She was on a voyage from Saint Petersburg to London.[164]
HMS Pembroke  Royal Navy The ship was driven ashore near Portsmouth in late December. She was refloated on 29 December by HMS Niobe, HMS Pomone and HMS Rosamond (all  Royal Navy).[131]
HMS Plumper  Royal Navy The gun-brig was wrecked at Saint John with the loss of most of her crew.[187][224]
Plymouth  United Kingdom The ship sank at Scarborough.[212]
Rebecca  United Kingdom The ship departed from Bermuda for Halifax, Nova Scotia, British North America. No further trace, presumed foundered with the loss of all hands.[231]
Renown  United Kingdom The ship was wrecked on Gogland. She was on a voyage from Saint Petersburg to London.[228]
Ruby  United Kingdom The ship was wrecked on Great Cumbrae. She was on a voyage from Glasgow, Renfrewshire to Milford Haven, Pembrokeshire.[149]

Unknown date

List of shipwrecks: Unknown date 1812
ShipCountryDescription
Adventurer  United States Napoleonic Wars: The ship was captured and destroyed by Andromaque, Ariane and Mameluke (all  French Navy) between 21 February and 17 May. She was on a voyage from Saint Croix, Virgin Islands to Boston, Massachusetts.[53]
Alonzo  Portugal Napoleonic Wars: Andromaque, Ariane, and Mameluke (all  French Navy), destroyed Alonzo between 21 February and 17 May. She was on a voyage from Saint Croix to Portsmouth, New Hampshire, United States.[53]
Amelia Wilson  United Kingdom The ship capsized and sank at Saint Vincent before 6 May. She was later refloated and repaired.[86]
Amethyst  United Kingdom Napoleonic Wars: The ship was captured and destroyed by Andromaque, Ariane and Mameluke (all  French Navy) between 21 February and 17 May. She was on a voyage from Amelia Island, East Florida, New Spain to Martinique.[53]
Aureliano  United Kingdom Napoleonic Wars: The ship was captured in the Gulf of Mexico by a French ship and was burnt. She was on a voyage from Falmouth, Cornwall to A Coruña, Spain and Vera Cruz, Captaincy General of Venezuela.[65]
Bella Africana  Portugal The ship was driven ashore at Bermuda. She was on a voyage from Lisbon to Baltimore, Maryland, United States.[232]
Bom Fim  Portugal The ship was lost at Bermuda. She was on a voyage from Lisbon to an American port.[232]
Briton  United Kingdom Napoleonic Wars: The ship was captured and destroyed by Andromaque, Ariane and Mameluke (all  French Navy) between 21 February and 17 May. She was on a voyage from Liverpool, Lancashire to Tortola.[53]
Brothers  United Kingdom War of 1812: Captain Parmer's ship was captured and destroyed off the coast of Newfoundland, British North America by an American privateer.[133]
Brothers  United Kingdom War of 1812: Captain Penney's ship was captured and destroyed off the coast of Newfoundland by an American privateer.[133]
Brothers  United Kingdom Captain Thomas's ship was wrecked on Newfoundland. She was on a voyage from Prince Edward Island, British North America to Bristol, Gloucestershire.[134]
Ceres  United Kingdom The ship ran aground in Old Harbour, Jamaica and was beached. Having been unloaded, she was proceeding to Kingston, Jamaica for repairs when she struck a rock in Old Harbour and was damaged beyond repair.[82]
Charles  United Kingdom The ship was crushed by ice and sunk with the loss of all but three of her crew. She was on a voyage from Liverpool to Newfoundland.[75]
Charlton British East India Company The ship was lost in the Red Sea.[116]
Clipper  United Kingdom The ship was wrecked at the Cape of Good Hope.[58]
Coromandel British East India Company The ship was lost in the Caramata Passage. Her crew were rescued. She was on a voyage from Bengal, India to Batavia, Netherlands East Indies.[116]
Crescent  United Kingdom The ship was lost in the Magdalen Islands, Lower Canada, British North America. She was on a voyage from Quebec City, Lower Canada to London.[131]
Devonshire  United Kingdom War of 1812: The ship was captured and destroyed off the coast of Newfoundland by an American privateer.[133]
Dispatch  United Kingdom The ship was wrecked in the Bay of Trapani.[233]
Duc de Dantzig  France The privateer was wrecked at sea with some loss of life.
Earl of Marchmont  United Kingdom The ship was lost in the Saint Lawrence River. She was on a voyage from Quebec City, Lower Canada, British North America to Whitby, Yorkshire.[54]
Emily  United Kingdom Napoleonic Wars: The ship was captured and destroyed by Andromaque, Ariane and Mameluke (all  French Navy) between 21 February and 17 May. She was on a voyage from Liverpool to Amelia Island.[53]
Endeavour Saint Vincent War of 1812: The ship was captured and burnt by the privateer Patriot ( United States). She was on a voyage from Berbice to Saint Vincent.[221]
Erin  United Kingdom The ship ran aground on the Seal Islands, off Cape Sable, East Florida, New Spain and was wrecked. She was on a voyage from Wiscasset, Maine, United States to Dublin.[234]
Fame  United Kingdom The ship was lost at Tobago. She was on a voyage from Madeira to Tobago.[235]
Fame  United Kingdom War of 1812: The ship was captured and destroyed off the coast of Newfoundland by an American privateer.[133]
Flying Fish Nevis War of 1812: The sloop was captured and burnt by the privateer Jacks Favourite ( United States).[221]
Ganges  United States The ship was abandoned in the Atlantic Ocean. Her crew were rescued by Betsey ( United Kingdom). Ganges was on a voyage from Gothenburg, Sweden to Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.[53]
Ganges  United Kingdom The ship was lost in the Bay of Fundy in late May or early June.[236]
Generous Planter  United Kingdom Napoleonic Wars: The ship was captured and destroyed by Andromaque, Ariane and Mameluke (all  French Navy) between 21 February and 17 May. She was on a voyage from London to Madeira and Jamaica.[53]
Happy Couple  United States Napoleonic Wars: The ship was captured and destroyed by Andromaque, Ariane and Mameluke (all  French Navy) between 21 February and 17 May. She was on a voyage from Baltimore, Maryland to Oporto, Portugal.[53]
Harmony  United Kingdom Napoleonic Wars: The ship was captured and destroyed by Andromaque, Ariane and Mameluke (all  French Navy) between 21 February and 17 May. She was on a voyage from Pará, Brazil to Lisbon.[53]
Henry  United Kingdom Napoleonic Wars: The ship was captured and destroyed by Andromaque, Ariane and Mameluke (all  French Navy) between 21 February and 17 May. She was on a voyage from Demerara to London.[53]
Henry  United Kingdom War of 1812: The ship was captured and destroyed off the coast of Newfoundland by an American privateer.[133]
Hero  United Kingdom War of 1812: The ship was captured and burnt by USS Essex ( United States Navy). Hero was on a voyage from Guernsey, Channel Islands to Miramichi, New Brunswick, British North America.[237]
Imperial  United Kingdom The ship was wrecked on Sable Island, Nova Scotia, British North America. Her crew were rescued. She was on a voyage from Liverpool to New Brunswick, British North America.[114]
Industry  United Kingdom The ship capsized at Saint John, New Brunswick, British North America and was wrecked.[238]
Iris  United States Napoleonic Wars: The ship was captured and destroyed by Andromaque, Ariane and Mameluke (all  French Navy) between 21 February and 17 May. She was on a voyage from Rhode Island to Gibraltar.[53]
Jane  United Kingdom The ship foundered. Her crew were rescued by Quebec ( United Kingdom).[121]
Leander  United Kingdom The ship was wrecked at Alligator Pond, Jamaica. She was on a voyage from Jamaica to London.[158]
Leonidas  United Kingdom The ship foundered at Spry Harbour, Nova Scotia.[121]
Little Mary  United States The ship foundered in the Atlantic Ocean. Her crew were rescued. She was on a voyage from Baltimore, Maryland to Lisbon.[239]
Lord Sheffield  United Kingdom War of 1812: The ship was captured by the privateer Marengo ( United States) whilse on a voyage from Tenerife, Canary Islands to Quebec City, Lower Canada, British North America. She was set afire and sunk.[171]
Lord Wellington  United Kingdom The ship was lost in the Gulf of Florida. She was on a voyage from Jamaica to Cork.[106]
Mãe de Deus  Portugal The ship was wrecked on Fernando de Noronha. She was on a voyage from Pernambuco, Brazil to São Miguel, Azores and was abandoned by her crew. She refloated herself and was later driven ashore and wrecked at Siara, Brazil.[16][87]
Mary  United Kingdom Napoleonic Wars: The ship was captured and destroyed by Andromaque, Ariane and Mameluke (all  French Navy) between 21 February and 17 May. She was on a voyage from Havana, Cuba to Smyrna, Ottoman Empire.[53]
Mary  United Kingdom The ship was sunk by ice.[73]
Mary  United Kingdom War of 1812: The ship was captured and destroyed by an American vessel. she was on a voyage from Poole, Dorset to Newfoundland.[237]
Mary Ann  United Kingdom The ship foundered while on a voyage from Jamaica to London.[121]
Mercury  United States Napoleonic Wars: The ship was captured and destroyed by Andromaque, Ariane and Mameluke (all  French Navy) between 21 February and 17 May. She was on a voyage from New York to Lisbon.[53]
Minerva  Portugal The ship was lost at Maranhão, Brazil. She was on a voyage from Maranhão to Oporto.[89]
Mediterranean Packet  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore in the River Plate. She was consequently declared a total loss.[19]
Mexicano  United Kingdom The ship foundered while on a voyage from Portsmouth, Hampshire to Amelia Island.[24][54]
Nancy  United Kingdom War of 1812: The ship captured and destroyed in the Grand Banks of Newfoundland by USS Essex ( United States Navy). She was on a voyage from Alicante, Spain to Gibraltar and Newfoundland.[237]
Pizzaro  Portugal Napoleonic Wars: The ship was captured and destroyed by Andromaque, Ariane and Mameluke (all  French Navy) between 21 February and 17 May. She was on a voyage from Madeira to New York.[53]
Polly  United States Napoleonic Wars: The ship was captured and destroyed by Andromaque, Ariane and Mameluke (all  French Navy) between 21 February and 17 May. She was on a voyage from Boston, Massachusetts to Guadeloupe.[53]
Prince Regent  United Kingdom Napoleonic Wars: The ship was captured and destroyed by Andromaque, Ariane and Mameluke (all  French Navy) between 21 February and 17 May. She was on a voyage from Martinique to Lisbon.[53]
Prince Regent  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore in White Point Bay, Nova Scotia. She was on a voyage from Whitehaven, Cumberland to New Brunswick.[240] Prince Regent was later refloated and taken in to Liverpool, Nova Scotia.[153]
Princess Royal  United Kingdom War of 1812: The ship was captured and burnt by an American privateer. she was on a voyage from Belfast, County Antrim to St. Andrews, New Brunswick, British North America.[133]
Queen Charlotte  United Kingdom The ship was abandoned in the Atlantic Ocean (50°00′N 37°51′W). Her crew were rescued by Mary ( United Kingdom).[237]
Race Horse  United Kingdom War of 1812: The ship was captured and destroyed off the coast of Newfoundland by an American privateer.[133]
Rocket  United Kingdom War of 1812: The ship was captured and burnt by an American vessel.[133]
Rosina  United Kingdom Napoleonic Wars: The ship was captured and destroyed by Andromaque, Ariane and Mameluke (all  French Navy) between 21 February and 17 May. She was on a voyage from Lisbon to Tobago.[53]
Sacramento  United States The ship foundered off Cape May, New Jersey. She was on a voyage from St Ubes, Portugal to New York.[232]
Sally  United States Napoleonic Wars: The ship was captured and destroyed by Andromaque, Ariane and Mameluke (all  French Navy) between 21 February and 17 May. She was on a voyage from Majorca, Spain to Boston, Massachusetts.[53]
Sally British North America The ship was wrecked on Cape Sable Island. Her crew were rescued.[162]
Sally  United Kingdom The ship was wrecked on the American coast. Her crew were resuced.[128]
Sally  United Kingdom The ship was lost on Cape Breton Island, Nova Scotia.[163]
Sampson  United Kingdom Napoleonic Wars: The ship was captured and destroyed by Andromaque, Ariane and Mameluke (all  French Navy) between 21 February and 17 May. She was on a voyage from Lisbon to Saint Croix.[53]
Samuel Whitbread  United Kingdom The ship capsized in the Saint Lawrence River.[122]
Squid  United Kingdom War of 1812: The ship was captured and destroyed off the coast of Newfoundland by an American privateer.[133]
Thomas  United Kingdom The ship was sunk by ice at St. John's, Newfoundland.[73]
Three Frieds  United Kingdom Napoleonic Wars: The ship was captured and destroyed by Andromaque, Ariane and Mameluke (all  French Navy) between 21 February and 17 May. She was on a voyage from Saint Croix to Guadeloupe.[53]
Traveller  United Kingdom War of 1812: The ship was captured by USS President ( United States Navy). She was set afire and sunk.[121]
Unice  United States The ship was driven ashore at Sandy Hook, New Jersey. She was on a voyage from New York to Oporto.[240]
United Kingdom  United Kingdom Napoleonic Wars: The ship was captured by a French privateer off the Caicos Islands. She was set afire and sunk.[75]
Washington  United States The schooner was scuttled by her crew off St. Lucia.[58]

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Ship events in 1812
Ship launches: 1807 1808 1809 1810 1811 1812 1813 1814 1815 1816 1817
Ship commissionings: 1807 1808 1809 1810 1811 1812 1813 1814 1815 1816 1817
Ship decommissionings: 1807 1808 1809 1810 1811 1812 1813 1814 1815 1816 1817
Shipwrecks: 1807 1808 1809 1810 1811 1812 1813 1814 1815 1816 1817
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