List of shipwrecks in 1917

The list of shipwrecks in 1917 includes some ships sunk, foundered, grounded, or otherwise lost during 1917.

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List of shipwrecks: Unknown date 1917
ShipCountryDescription
AG-13  Imperial Russian Navy The AG-class submarine sank accidentally. She was refloated, repaired, and returned to service as AG-16.
Ariel  United States The schooner was wrecked off the Inubōsaki Lighthouse, Japan.
Aurora  United Kingdom The ship was presumed to have been sunk by a mine with the loss of all hands in the second half of 1917. She was on a voyage from Sydney, New South Wales to Iquique, Chile.
Belem  United Kingdom The ship sank near Bude, Cornwall.[1]
Catherine  United States The steamer was reported lost at Ugashik, Territory of Alaska.[2]
Dorade  French Navy The naval trawler was lost sometime in 1917.[3]
Harriet G  United States During a voyage from Puget Sound to Hawaii with a cargo of lumber, the 252-ton brig capsized in the Pacific Ocean off Cape Flattery, Washington. The halibut schooner Sumner ( United States) salvaged Harriett G, which was re-rigged as a three-masted schooner and plaved back in service as Esther ( United States).[4][5][6][7]
Key West  United States The vessel was lost in Unimak Pass in the Aleutian Islands near Scotch Cap on the southwest croner of Unimak Island.[8]
Mary Sachs  United States The 30-ton, 60-foot (18.3 m) twin-screw schooner was wrecked on Banks Island near Cape Kellett off the coast of Canada′s Northwest Territories.[9]
Orthes  Norway The barque was abandoned in the Atlantic Ocean. She subsequently foundered.[10]
Prince John  United States The steamer was lost in Wrangell Narrows in the Alexander Archipelago in Southeast Alaska.[11]
Reuben L. Richardson  United States The 92-net ton schooner was wrecked in Clarence Strait in the Alexander Archipelago in Southeast Alaska.[12]
Spes & Fides  Norway The fishing steamer, a former whaler, suffered an engine malfunction and sank in a storm off Tromsø, Norway. No lives were lost in the shipwreck. The wreck was located by divers at a depth of 20 m (66 ft) in 2014, after a search initiated by Sandefjord Museum.[13]
Spokane  United States The steamer became a total loss at Farallon Bay (55°11′40″N 133°04′45″W) off northeastern Dull Island in Southeast Alaska.[14]
Taurus  United Kingdom World War I: The coaster struck a mine and sank in the North Sea east of the Shetland Islands with the loss of nine crew. This was either during July 1917 or August 1917.[15]
SM U-50  Imperial German Navy World War I: The Type U 43 submarine is believed to have struck a mine and sank in the North Sea off Terschelling, Friesland, Netherlands on or after 31 August.

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Ship events in 1917
Ship launches: 1912 1913 1914 1915 1916 1917 1918 1919 1920 1921 1922
Ship commissionings: 1912 1913 1914 1915 1916 1917 1918 1919 1920 1921 1922
Ship decommissionings: 1912 1913 1914 1915 1916 1917 1918 1919 1920 1921 1922
Shipwrecks: 1912 1913 1914 1915 1916 1917 1918 1919 1920 1921 1922

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