List of shipwrecks in 1914

The list of shipwrecks in 1914 includes ships sunk, foundered, grounded, or otherwise lost in 1914.

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America  United States The passenger and package delivery ship ran aground in Lake Superior, suffering considerable damage.[1] She was refloated, repaired, and returned to service.
County of Devon  United Kingdom The cargo ship foundered in the Atlantic Ocean in late February or early March. Her crew were rescued by the tanker Deutschland ( Germany) and landed at Copenhagen, Denmark on 8 March.[2]
Dyle  United Kingdom World War I: The cargo ship was sunk as a blockship in Scapa Flow, Orkney Islands. She was raised and scrapped in 1919.[3]
Florence J.  United States The oil service vessel capsized in Puget Sound immediately after being launched at Dockton, Washington, in either 1913 or 1914. She was righted, completed, and eventually entered service.
G. P. Hudson  United States The vessel was reported lost in Chignik Bay (56°18′N 158°24′W) on the south coast of the Alaska Peninsula in the Territory of Alaska.[4]
SMS Markomannia  Imperial German Navy World War I: The auxiliary cruiser was sunk in the Indian Ocean by HMS Yarmouth ( Royal Navy).[5]
Maria O. Teal  United States The four-masted schooner foundered in the Atlantic Ocean sometime before 9 February. Her crew were rescued by Rio Colorado ( United Kingdom).[6]
Nostra Senora del Rosario  Italy The barque departed Cadiz, Spain, for Montevideo, Uruguay, on 17 February. She subsequently foundered in the Atlantic Ocean with the loss of all hands. A lifeboat with a decomposed body was found in mid-March 1914 off Cadiz.[7]
Schcold  United States The purse-seine fishing vessel was lost in Frederick Sound in the Alexander Archipelago in Southeast Alaska.[8]

See also

  • List of shipwrecks


  1. Daniel Lenihan; Toni Carrell; Thom Holden; C. Patrick Labadie; Larry Murphy; Ken Vrana (1987), Daniel Lenihan (ed.), Submerged Cultural Resources Study: Isle Royale National Park (PDF), Southwest Cultural Resources Center, pp. 127–152, 285–294
  2. "A steamer sunk". The Times (40466). London. 9 March 1914. col E, p. 7.
  3. "Belgian Merchant A-G" (PDF). Belgische Koopvaardij. Retrieved 30 September 2010.
  4. Alaska Shipwrecks (G)
  5. "The fleets at sea". The Times (40668). London. 17 October 1914. col D-E, p. 5.
  6. "Casualty reports". The Times (40775). London. 11 February 1915. col C, p. 14.
  7. "Fears for an Italian barque". The Times (40473). London. 17 March 1914. col D, p. 24.
  8. Alaska Shipwrecks (S)
Ship events in 1914
Ship launches: 1909 1910 1911 1912 1913 1914 1915 1916 1917 1918 1919
Ship commissionings: 1909 1910 1911 1912 1913 1914 1915 1916 1917 1918 1919
Ship decommissionings: 1909 1910 1911 1912 1913 1914 1915 1916 1917 1918 1919
Shipwrecks: 1909 1910 1911 1912 1913 1914 1915 1916 1917 1918 1919

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