List of shipwrecks in 1917
The list of shipwrecks in 1917 includes some ships sunk, foundered, grounded, or otherwise lost during 1917.
|AG-13||The AG-class submarine sank accidentally. She was refloated, repaired, and returned to service as AG-16.|
|Ariel||The schooner was wrecked off the Inubōsaki Lighthouse, Japan.|
|Aurora||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||The ship sank near Bude, Cornwall.|
|Catherine||The steamer was reported lost at Ugashik, Territory of Alaska.|
|Dorade||The naval trawler was lost sometime in 1917.|
|Harriet G||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 (|
|Key West||The vessel was lost in Unimak Pass in the Aleutian Islands near Scotch Cap on the southwest croner of Unimak Island.|
|Mary Sachs||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.|
|Orthes||The barque was abandoned in the Atlantic Ocean. She subsequently foundered.|
|Prince John||The steamer was lost in Wrangell Narrows in the Alexander Archipelago in Southeast Alaska.|
|Reuben L. Richardson||The 92-net ton schooner was wrecked in Clarence Strait in the Alexander Archipelago in Southeast Alaska.|
|Spes & Fides||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.|
|Spokane||The steamer became a total loss at Farallon Bay (55°11′40″N 133°04′45″W) off northeastern Dull Island in Southeast Alaska.|
|Taurus||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.|
|SM U-50||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|