List of shipwrecks in 1937

The list of shipwrecks in 1937 includes ships sunk, foundered, grounded, or otherwise lost during 1937.

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1937
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Sep Oct Nov Dec
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January

1 January

List of shipwrecks: 1 January 1937
ShipCountryDescription
Monte Carlo  United States

The former tanker was driven ashore at Coronado, California, and was wrecked.

Crackshot  United Kingdom The cargo ship ran aground on Scroby Sands, Norfolk, England.[1] She was refloated on 5 January.[2]

2 January

List of shipwrecks: 2 January 1937
ShipCountryDescription
Harold Bird  United States The mail boat was destroyed by fire when the tanker J. Oswald Boyd ( United States) exploded and caught fire in Lake Michigan with the loss of five lives. J. Oswald Boyd was also destroyed.[3]
J. Oswald Boyd  United States The tanker was destroyed by an explosion and fire in Lake Michigan with the loss of five lives.[3]

3 January

List of shipwrecks: 3 January 1937
ShipCountryDescription
Elmira  United States The 14-gross register ton motor vessel drifted ashore and broke up on Fanshaw Beach (57°12′N 133°33′W) in Southeast Alaska after her mooring chain broke during a gale. Her crew of two survived.[4]
Glen Tanar  United Kingdom The coaster foundered in Hardangerfjord, Norway. All crew were rescued.[5]

6 January

List of shipwrecks: 6 January 1937
ShipCountryDescription
Jose Maria Martinez  Spanish Navy Spanish Civil War: The auxiliary patrol ship was lost on this date.[6]
San Antonio  Spain The tug collided with Stanhill ( United Kingdom) at Gijón and sank with the loss of twelve crew.[7]

7 January

List of shipwrecks: 7 January 1937
ShipCountryDescription
Sally Maersk  Denmark The cargo ship ran aground in the Saloum River, French West Africa. She was refloated about a month later.[8]

9 January

List of shipwrecks: 9 January 1937
ShipCountryDescription
Chinning  China The cargo ship collided with Haiyi ( China) off Nanking and was beached.[9]
Hoyo Maru  Japan The tanker ran aground on Tanegashima.[10] She was reported as still aground in March 1937.[11]
Ubertas  Italy The cargo ship collided with Morea ( Italy) off Grossa, Corsica, France and sank. The crew were rescued by Morea.[12]

11 January

List of shipwrecks: 11 January 1937
ShipCountryDescription
Volgas  Greece The cargo ship came ashore near Paximadi lighthouse, southwest of Milos Island in the Aegean Sea on a voyage from Mersin to Hamburg with a cargo of grain. Salvage was abandoned on 16 January and she was declared a total loss.[13][14]

12 January

List of shipwrecks: 12 January 1937
ShipCountryDescription
Aikoku Maru  Japan The cargo ship broke in two and foundered in a snowstorm off the Shakotan Cape, Hokkaidō with some loss of life.[15][16]
Johanna Thornden  Finland The cargo ship ran aground on Swona, Orkney Islands, United Kingdom with the loss of 30 of her 38 crew.[13][17]
St. Michel  France The ketch was driven ashore and wrecked between Charmouth and Lyme Regis, Dorset, United Kingdom.[18]
Totnes  United Kingdom The cargo ship came ashore at Golspie, Sutherland. All crew were rescued.[13][19]

13 January

List of shipwrecks: 13 January 1937
ShipCountryDescription
Silvercypress  United Kingdom This cargo ship, built 1930 Sunderland, developed a fire in her engine room which spread to the rest of the ship. She was beached at Guimaris Island near Iloilo, Philippines.[15] Silvercypress was declared a constructive total loss.[20] She was towed to Manila and sold to Japanese breakers. She was repaired and renamed Yasukawa Maru.[21]

14 January

List of shipwrecks: 14 January 1937
ShipCountryDescription
Aladdin  Norway The cargo ship ran aground at Nuevitas, Cuba, she broke in two and sank.[22]
Frangoula Vrondisi  Greece The cargo ship was driven ashore at Mantoudi in a storm.[22] She was refloated on 17 January.[23]

16 January

List of shipwrecks: 16 January 1937
ShipCountryDescription
Mary Sinclair  United Kingdom The schooner was abandoned in a sinking condition off Liverpool, Lancashire. The crew were rescued by the dredger Hilbre Island ( United Kingdom). Mary Sinclair was towed into Liverpool by Salvor ( United Kingdom).[14]

17 January

List of shipwrecks: 17 January 1937
ShipCountryDescription
Goizeko Izarra  Spanish Navy Spanish Civil War: The Basque Navy auxiliary patrol ship/Naval trawler was sunk by a mine in the Cantabrian Sea.[24][25]
Michalis  Greece The cargo ship ran aground at Paloma, California, United States.[26] She was refloated on 13 March.[27]

18 January

List of shipwrecks: 18 January 1937
ShipCountryDescription
Duhnen  Kriegsmarine The schooner was driven ashore on Fehmarn, Germany.[28]
Fairplay 10  Germany The tug was driven ashore on Fehmarn, Germany. The crew were rescued by a Kriegsmarine minesweeper.[28]
Felce  Italy The cargo ship ran aground at Djibouti, French Somaliland. Cargo was discharged and she was refloated with the assistance of a tug.
Mary-Toya  Spanish Navy Spanish Civil War: The Basque Navy auxiliary minesweeper was sunk by a mine in the Cantabrian Sea. Six crewmen killed.[29][30]
Penton  United Kingdom The cargo ship ran aground at Gorleston, Suffolk. All crew were rescued by the Gorleston Lifeboat.[19] She was refloated on 21 October.[31]
Trym  Norway The cargo ship sprang a leak in the North Sea during a storm and issued an SOS. All crew were rescued by Venus ( United Kingdom) on 20 May. Trym foundered.[32][33]
Welle  Kriegsmarine The converted trawler foundered in the Bight of Kiel off Fehmarn with the loss of all 25 crew.[28]

19 January

List of shipwrecks: 19 January 1937
ShipCountryDescription
Oued Zem  France The cargo ship ran aground at Mazagam, Morocco.[34] She was refloated on 10 May.[35]

20 January

List of shipwrecks: 20 January 1937
ShipCountryDescription
Mewa XIII  Poland The coaster became stranded by ice at Darßer Ort, Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, Germany. All crew left the ship.[36]
Savonmaa  Finland The cargo ship ran aground near the Songvår Lighthouse, Norway and sank with the loss of all hands.[36]
Shige Maru  Japan The coaster sank off Idzu with the loss of all hands.[37]

21 January

List of shipwrecks: 21 January 1937
ShipCountryDescription
M 12  France The dredger foundered in a storm near Marseille, Bouches-du-Rhône.[38]
Roosevelt  United States The oceangoing steam tug was deliberately beached in the Old French Canal at Cristóbal, Panama Canal Zone, and abandoned.[39][40][41]
Therese  United Kingdom The cargo ship ran aground in Blyth Bay. She was refloated on 13 March.[42]

23 January

List of shipwrecks: 23 January 1937
ShipCountryDescription
Karmt  Norway The cargo ship foundered in the North Sea 70 nautical miles (130 km) north of the Shetland Islands, United Kingdom with the loss of one of her sixteen crew. Survivors were rescued by Leda ( Norway).[43][44]

24 January

List of shipwrecks: 24 January 1937
ShipCountryDescription
English Trader  United Kingdom The cargo ship ran aground at Dartmouth, Devon. All 52 crew were rescued by the Torbay Lifeboat.[45] She was refloated on 22 February.[46]

25 January

List of shipwrecks: 25 January 1937
ShipCountryDescription
Griesheim  Germany The cargo ship ran aground at Brønnøysund, Norway and broke in two.[47]
Spartivento  Italy The cargo ship ran aground at Punta Mala, Spain.[47] She was refloated on 8 February.[48]
Spyros  Greece The cargo ship was wrecked off Portimão, Algarve, Portugal with the loss of seven crew.[47]

26 January

List of shipwrecks: 26 January 1937
ShipCountryDescription
Metinda  United Kingdom The tug foundered at Scapa Flow, Orkney Islands in a storm.[49]
Terneuzen  United Kingdom The cargo ship ran aground at Setúbal, Portugal in a storm.[50] Salvage operations were abandoned on 15 April.[51] She was refloated on 20 September.[52]

27 January

List of shipwrecks: 27 January 1937
ShipCountryDescription
Fairy  United Kingdom The coaster was driven ashore 6 nautical miles (11 km) north of Aberdeen in a gale. All crew were rescued by the Aberdeen Lifeboat.[50]
Horisonte  Portugal The schooner sank in Leixões harbour after a collision with Ingria ( Norway). She was refloated in 1939, repaired and returned to service.[53]
Jonge Jacobus  Netherlands The cargo ship foundered in the Atlantic Ocean off the coast of Portugal with the loss of all hands.[54][55]
Peter H. Crowell  United States The cargo ship struck a submerged object in the Cape Cod Canal and was beached.[54]
Satis  United Kingdom The sailing barge was blown ashore at North Wootton, Norfolk in a storm.[54]
Toxteth  United Kingdom The tug capsized and sank at Brunswick Dock, Liverpool, Lancashire with the loss of four of her five crew. She was assisting Pegu ( United Kingdom) at the time.[54] Toxteth was raised on 1 February and beached.[56]

28 January

List of shipwrecks: 28 January 1937
ShipCountryDescription
Ashanti  United Kingdom The coaster was driven aground at Leixões, Portugal in a storm.[57] She was refloated on 10 May.[58]

29 January

List of shipwrecks: 29 January 1937
ShipCountryDescription
Kakariki  United Kingdom The coaster collided with another vessel and sank in Port Philip Bay, Victoria, Australia with the loss of six of her 24 crew.[59]
Olifer  Germany The tanker ran aground off Borkum, Germany and sank (53°50′N 6°32′E) with the loss of eleven of her fourteen crew.[55][60]

30 January

List of shipwrecks: 30 January 1937
ShipCountryDescription
Baron Polwarth  United Kingdom The cargo ship ran aground on Juan de Nova Island, Madagascar. She broke her back and was a total loss.[61]

Unknown date

List of shipwrecks: Unknown Date January 1937
ShipCountryDescription
Nellie Juan #33  United States The 8-gross register ton motor vessel sank in Prince William Sound on the south-central coast of the Territory of Alaska with the loss of the only person aboard. An Alaska Native found his body on 31 January.[62]
USS Stribling  United States Navy The decommissioned Wickes-class destroyer was sunk as a target in the Pacific Ocean off San Pedro, California.

February

1 February

List of shipwrecks: 1 February 1937
ShipCountryDescription
Good Shepherd  United Kingdom The coaster was driven ashore at Fair Isle and was wrecked.[63]

2 February

List of shipwrecks: 2 February 1937
ShipCountryDescription
Aija  Latvia The cargo ship foundered in the Baltic Sea whilst on a voyage from Ventspils to Riga. The crew were rescued by an icebreaker.[64]
Conde  France The passenger ship collided with Bullaren ( Sweden) in the Scheldt off Terneuzen, Zeeland Netherlands. She was severely damaged and was beached to prevent her sinking.[65]
Delfin  Spain Spanish Civil War: The cargo ship was torpedoed and damaged in the Mediterranean Sea by a submarine, suspected to be German. She was beached at Torrox.[10]
Greenland  United Kingdom The cargo ship ran aground at Kristiansand, Norway, sprang a leak and then was beached.[65]

3 February

List of shipwrecks: 3 February 1937
ShipCountryDescription
Aaro  Denmark The cargo ship came ashore on the west coast of Bornholm. She was refloated on 8 February but was severely damaged.[48][66]
Lysaker II  Norway The cargo ship collided with A. P. Bernstoff ( Denmark) at Esbjerg, Denmark and sank. All crew were rescued.[67]
Roko Maru  Japan The cargo ship came ashore at Hachinohe, Aomori.[68] She was refloated on 13 February.[69]

7 February

List of shipwrecks: 7 February 1937
ShipCountryDescription
Artabro  Spanish Navy Spanish Civil War: The patrol boat was sunk at Malaga by Nationalist aircraft.[70]
I-2 and I-4  Spanish Navy Spanish Civil War: The I-1-class motor patrol boats were scuttled at Malaga. Salvaged and placed in Nationalist service.[71]

8 February

List of shipwrecks: 8 February 1937
ShipCountryDescription
Navarra  Spain Spanish Civil War: The cargo ship was torpedoed and damaged in the Mediterranean Sea. She was beached at Altafulla, Catalonia.[48]
Xauen  Spanish Navy Spanish Civil War: The Uad Kert-class naval trawler was scuttled at Melaga. Raised, repaired and put in Nationalist service in 1938.[72]

10 February

List of shipwrecks: 10 February 1937
ShipCountryDescription
Cottoneva  United States The auxiliary schooner ran aground on Battle Rock, Port Orford, Oregon and was wrecked.[73][74]

11 February

List of shipwrecks: 11 February 1937
ShipCountryDescription
Grigorio P  Greece The coaster ran aground at Katakolo after her rudder broke and was wrecked.[75]

12 February

List of shipwrecks: 12 February 1937
ShipCountryDescription
Choho Maru  Japan The cargo ship sank off Hirado, Nagasaki with the loss of six of her fourteen crew.[76]

13 February

List of shipwrecks: 13 February 1937
ShipCountryDescription
Eleni T  Greece The cargo ship collided in the Mediterranean Sea off Tarifa, Andalusia, Spain (35°38′N 6°40′W) with an unidentified warship during foggy weather. She was abandoned by her crew, who were rescued by Berwickshire ( United Kingdom). Elent T was escorted to Campamento and beached.[76] She was refloated the next day and towed to Gibraltar.[73]
Hematite  United Kingdom The coaster struck a rock in the Irish Sea, was abandoned by her eleven crew and sank.[76][77]
Misaki Maru No.2  Japan The cargo ship ran aground at Same, Aomori. She was refloated on 29 June.[78]

14 February

List of shipwrecks: 14 February 1937
ShipCountryDescription
Konoshita Maru  Japan The tanker ran aground near the Ōmazaki Lighthouse, Honshū.[79]
Otaru Maru  Japan The cargo ship sprang a leak off Same, Aomori and a distress signal was sent.[76] She foundered with the loss of all hands.[80]
Zapora  United States During a voyage in the Territory of Alaska from Hoonah to Petersburg with seven passengers, a crew of 20, and a cargo of 66,000 pounds (29,937 kg) of frozen fish and baggage, the 479-gross register ton, 151.3-foot (46.1 m) steamer was wrecked without loss of life at Rocky Point off Chaik Bay (57°19′N 134°35′W) in Southeast Alaska.[81]

15 February

List of shipwrecks: 15 February 1937
ShipCountryDescription
Yung Chi  China Struck rocks off Makung, Pescadores and was beached.[27] Refloated on 20 March, taken to Shanghai, and sunk as a blockship.[82]

16 February

List of shipwrecks: 16 February 1937
ShipCountryDescription
Our Girls  United Kingdom The Thames barge sank in the River Thames at Greenwich with the loss of her master.[69]

17 February

List of shipwrecks: 17 February 1937
ShipCountryDescription
Edward Luckenbach  United States The cargo ship was beached after she collided with the cargo ship Feltre ( Italy) in the Columbia River at Rainier, Oregon. She eventually was refloated.[83][84][85]
Feltre  Italy The cargo ship sank after she collided with the cargo ship Edward Luckenbach ( United States) in the Columbia River at Rainier, Oregon. She was raised on 22 March.[83][84][85]

18 February

List of shipwrecks: 18 February 1937
ShipCountryDescription
Haytian  United Kingdom The coal hulk was hit by HMS PC.74 ( Royal Navy) at Portland, Dorset and sank. The crew of 14 was rescued.[86][87] She was raised on 24 August,[88] returned to service; during World War II she was bombed and sunk.[89]

25 February

List of shipwrecks: 25 February 1937
ShipCountryDescription
Llandovery Castle  United Kingdom Spanish Civil War: The ocean liner struck a mine off Cape Creus, Spain and was damaged. She sailed to Port-Vendres, Pyrénées-Orientales, France and was beached.[90][91]

28 February

List of shipwrecks: 28 February 1937
ShipCountryDescription
Airston  United Kingdom The coaster foundered in the North Sea off Clacton-on-Sea, Essex with the loss of all four crew.[92]
Athina Livanos  Greece The cargo ship ran aground at Warrenby, Yorkshire, United Kingdom.[93] She was refloated on 13 March.[42]
Stancrest  United Kingdom The coaster passed St. Catherine's Point, Isle of Wight. No further trace, presumed foundered in the English Channel with the loss of all nine crew.[94]

Unknown

List of shipwrecks: Unknown Date February 1937
ShipCountryDescription
Arapiles  Spanish Navy Spanish Civil War: The auxiliary patrol ship was lost sometime in February.[6]

March

1 March

List of shipwrecks: 1 March 1937
ShipCountryDescription
Jolanda  Italy The cargo ship foundered in the Atlantic Ocean 80 nautical miles (150 km) west of Gibraltar. Seventeen crew were rescued by Tuscania ( United Kingdom).[95]

4 March

List of shipwrecks: 4 March 1937
ShipCountryDescription
Achuri  Spain The cargo ship passed Flamborough Head, Yorkshire, United Kingdom bound for Bilbao. No further trace, presumed foundered with the loss of all hands.[96]
Loukia  Greece Spanish Civil War: The tanker hit a mine and sank in the Gulf of Rosas off San Sebastián, Gipuzkoa, Spain. There was only one survivor.[97][98][99]
Suecia  Sweden The ocean liner was rammed and sunk at Gothenburg, Sweden, by Kollbjørg ( Norway), which was being launched by Eriksbergs Mekaniska Verkstads AB. She was raised, repaired and returned to service in June 1937.[100][101][102]

5 March

List of shipwrecks: 5 March 1937
ShipCountryDescription
Legazpi  Spain Spanish Civil War: The ship was bombed by Nationalist aircraft at Tamarit and was abandoned by her crew. She came ashore at Llefrach.[102][103]
Nabarra  Spanish Navy Spanish Civil War: Battle of Cape Machichao: The Basque Navy patrol boat/naval trawler was sunk at Malaga by Canarias ( Spanish Navy). 29 crewmen killed, 20 captured.[70]

6 March

List of shipwrecks: 6 March 1937
ShipCountryDescription
Frank H. Buck  United States The tanker collided with President Coolidge ( United States) in San Francisco Bay near the Golden Gate Bridge and sank. All crew were rescued.[104] She broke in two on 20 March and was declared a total loss.[105]

7 March

List of shipwrecks: 7 March 1937
ShipCountryDescription
Kantoeng  Netherlands The dredger sprang a leak, capsized in the Atlantic Ocean 3 nautical miles (5.6 km) off the Eddystone Lighthouse.[106] She was beached at Fowey, Cornwall and was refloated on 7 September.[107]

8 March

List of shipwrecks: 8 March 1937
ShipCountryDescription
Delia  Canada The cargo ship was crushed by ice in the Atlantic Ocean off Cape Race, Newfoundland and was abandoned by her crew.[108]

10 March

List of shipwrecks: 10 March 1937
ShipCountryDescription
Galatia T  United Kingdom The cargo ship caught fire at Bastia, Corsica, France. She sank on 12 March.[109][110]
Laila  Denmark The cargo ship caught fire at Charlestown, South Carolina, was beached and was refloated the following day.[110][111]
Jeanette  Netherlands The cargo ship struck the pier at Londonderry Port, County Londonderry, Northern Ireland and was holed. She was beached at Moville, County Donegal, Ireland.[109]

16 March

List of shipwrecks: 16 March 1937
ShipCountryDescription
Avon Queen  United Kingdom The schooner was abandoned in the Atlantic Ocean (24°36′N 74°17′W). Her crew were rescued by USS Fairfax ( United States Navy), which scuttled the ship.[112]
Iristo  Norway The cargo ship ran aground 5 nautical miles (9.3 km) north of St. George's Island, Bermuda. She was refloated but sank whilst under tow to St. George's.[112][113]
HMS Torrid  Royal Navy The R-class destroyer ran aground at Flushing, Cornwall whilst under tow to the breakers. Declared unsalvageable, the wreck was scrapped in situ in 1940.[114][115][116]

18 March

List of shipwrecks: 18 March 1937
ShipCountryDescription
Hall Caine  United Kingdom The cargo ship foundered off Broken Bay, New South Wales, Australia. All crew were rescued by Idant ( United Kingdom).[114]

20 March

List of shipwrecks: 20 March 1937
ShipCountryDescription
America  Argentina The passenger ship ran aground near the Punta Delgada Lighthouse. All 44 passengers and 31 crew were rescued by Chaco ( Argentina). The ship was abandoned as a total loss.[117][118]

22 March

List of shipwrecks: 22 March 1937
ShipCountryDescription
Marie Moller  United Kingdom The cargo ship caught fire in the Irish Sea, exploded and was abandoned in the early hours of 23 March off Holyhead, Anglesey. All crew survived.[85] Marie Moller came ashore at Holyhead.[119]
Ziva  Finland The cargo ship caught fire in the Baltic Sea 50 nautical miles (93 km) off Öland, Sweden, was abandoned by her crew[105] She and was towed into Oscarshamn despite being severely damaged.[119]

24 March

List of shipwrecks: 24 March 1937
ShipCountryDescription
Bjerkli  Norway The cargo ship foundered in the Atlantic Ocean 570 nautical miles (1,060 km) south east of Boston, Massachusetts, United States. All crew were rescued by the cutter USCGC Chelan ( United States Coast Guard).[119][120]
Fijian  Panama The cargo ship suffered an on-board explosion and sank in the Pacific Ocean 5 nautical miles (9.3 km) off Auch Island, Marshall Islands. All crew were rescued by a Japanese ship.[121]
Jinkai Maru  Japan The cargo ship ran aground at Waglan Island, Hong Kong. She sank on 26 March.[122][123]

25 March

List of shipwrecks: 25 March 1937
ShipCountryDescription
Jaime Girona  Spain The cargo ship struck a rock at Santander, Cantabria and was beached.[124]

27 March

List of shipwrecks: 27 March 1937
ShipCountryDescription
Democraat  Netherlands The cargo ship ran aground on Vlieland, Friesland. She was refloated on 12 April.[118][125]

28 March

List of shipwrecks: 28 March 1937
ShipCountryDescription
Pilgrim  United States The excursion steamer was destroyed by fire at Elizabethport, New Jersey.[118]

29 March

List of shipwrecks: 29 March 1937
ShipCountryDescription
Mar Caspio  Spain Spanish Civil War: The cargo ship was shelled and damaged in the Bay of Biscay by two Nationalist naval trawlers off Capbreton, Landes, France. She was beached at the mouth of the Adour.[126]

30 March

List of shipwrecks: 30 March 1937
ShipCountryDescription
Paraguay  Germany The ship ran aground in the River Plate 90 nautical miles (170 km) upstream of Rio Grande do Norte, Brazil. Salvage efforts were abandoned on 7 April.[96][123]

Unknown date

List of shipwrecks: Unknown date 1937
ShipCountryDescription
Asnaes  Denmark The cargo ship ran aground near Drogheda, County Louth, Ireland. She was refloated on 24 September.[127]

April

2 April

List of shipwrecks: 2 April 1937
ShipCountryDescription
Poli  Greece Spanish Civil War: The ship was shelled and sunk by the Nationalist cruiser Baleares ( Spanish Navy) in the Central Mediterranean.[97]
Standale  United Kingdom The cargo ship foundered in the Atlantic Ocean of the coast of Portugal. All 25 crew were rescued by Vandyck ( United Kingdom).[128]

4 April

List of shipwrecks: 4 April 1937
ShipCountryDescription
Alder  United Kingdom The coaster was hit by Lady Cavan whilst anchored in Carlingford Lough and sank with the loss of six of her nine crew. Survivors were rescued by Lady Cavan.[129]

6 April

List of shipwrecks: 6 April 1937
ShipCountryDescription
Andra  Panama Spanish Civil War: The cargo ship was shelled and sunk by the Nationalist armed trawler Galerna ( Spanish Navy) off Castro Urdiales.[97][130]
Luigi Accame  Italy The cargo ship ran aground at St. Catherine's Point, Isle of Wight, United Kingdom and was abandoned by her crew, who were rescued by the Yarmouth Lifeboat.[131][132] She was refloated on 31 May.[133]

7 April

List of shipwrecks: 7 April 1937
ShipCountryDescription
Lairdsmoor  United Kingdom The cargo liner was in collision with Taranaki ( United Kingdom) west of Portpatrick, Wigtownshire and sank with loss of two of the 38 people on board. Survivors were rescued by Taranaki.[132][134][135]

9 April

List of shipwrecks: 9 April 1937
ShipCountryDescription
Ming Yue  China The cargo ship sank in the Yangtze River 30 nautical miles (56 km) upstream of Ichang.[136]

10 April

List of shipwrecks: 10 April 1937
ShipCountryDescription
Radiant  United States The tug capsized and sank in the Delaware River at Chester, Pennsylvania with the loss of eight of the ten people on board.[137]

12 April

List of shipwrecks: 12 April 1937
ShipCountryDescription
Broholm  Denmark The cargo ship ran aground at Leixões, Portugal.[138] She was refloated on 20 April.[139]

13 April

List of shipwrecks: 13 April 1937
ShipCountryDescription
Island  Denmark The passenger ship ran aground on the Isle of May, Fife, United Kingdom. All 28 passengers on board were rescued by the Anstruther Lifeboat.[140]
Rein  Norway The cargo ship ran aground at Helman Head, Caithness, United Kingdom. All sixteen crew were rescued by the fishing vessel Smiling Morn ( United Kingdom).[140]

23 April

List of shipwrecks: 23 April 1937
ShipCountryDescription
Saint Martin  United States During a voyage in the waters of the Territory of Alaska from Petersburg to Ketchikan with two people and no cargo on board, the 36-gross register ton, 55-foot (17 m) motor vessel was destroyed in Wrangell Narrows in the Alexander Archipelago in Southeast Alaska by a fire that began in her engine. There was no loss of life.[141]

24 April

List of shipwrecks: 24 April 1937
ShipCountryDescription
Charles & Vernon  United Kingdom The schooner was abandoned in the Atlantic Ocean off the Winter Quarter Lightship ( United States Lighthouse Service). Her crew was rescued by the motor vessel Lake Ormoc ( United States).[142]

25 April

List of shipwrecks: 25 April 1937
ShipCountryDescription
William R. Linn  United States The cargo ship struck a submerged object in Lake Michigan and was beached at Detour, Michigan.[142]

26 April

List of shipwrecks: 26 April 1937
ShipCountryDescription
C. B. Pedersen  Sweden The four-masted barque collided with Chagres ( United Kingdom) in the Atlantic Ocean 600 nautical miles (1,100 km) south east of the Azores, Portugal (35°46′N 35°48′W) and sank. All 32 crew were rescued by Chagres.[143][144]

28 April

List of shipwrecks: 28 April 1937
ShipCountryDescription
Dalriada  United Kingdom The passenger ship ran aground in the River Clyde at Dunure, Ayrshire in fog. All 700 passengers were put ashore using the ship's lifeboats. Dalriada later refloated and proceeded to Ayr.[145]

29 April

List of shipwrecks: 29 April 1937
ShipCountryDescription
Macclesfield  United Kingdom The cargo ship ran aground at Sunk Island, Yorkshire. She was refloated on 8 May.[146][147]

30 April

List of shipwrecks: 30 April 1937
ShipCountryDescription
Clan Macwhirter  United Kingdom The cargo ship arrived at Lourenço Marques, Portuguese East Africa, with her cargo on fire. She was beached whilst the fire was extinguished.[58][148]
España  Spanish Navy Spanish Civil War: The España-class battleship struck a mine at Santander, Cantabria, Spain,[149] and then she was bombed by Gourdou-Leseurre GL-633 aircraft and sunk; those that survived were rescued by Velasco ( Spanish Navy).[150][70]
Golden Sun  United States The cargo ship ran aground in the Yangtze at Chinkiang, China,[151] she remained so for a number of days until she came free and departed China from Shanghai on 16 May.[152]

May

1 May

List of shipwrecks: 1 May 1937
ShipCountryDescription
Delphin IV  Germany The coaster collided with Aenne ( Germany) in the Kiel Canal and sank.[153]

2 May

List of shipwrecks: 2 May 1937
ShipCountryDescription
Alecto  United Kingdom The coaster collided in the North Sea (51°34′30″N 2°23′30″E) with Plavnik ( Yugoslavia) and sank with the loss of ten of her fourteen crew. Survivors were rescued by Plavnik.[153][154]
Ary Lensen  United Kingdom The cargo ship ran aground in the Gulf of Smyrna (38°25′N 26°56′E).[153] She was refloated on 7 May.[147]

3 May

List of shipwrecks: 3 May 1937
ShipCountryDescription
Anna T  Greece The cargo ship ran aground in the Charente at Tonnay-Charente, Charente-Maritime, France.[155] She was refloated on 6 May.[156]
Michalios  Greece The cargo ship ran aground at Çanakkale, Turkey.[157] She was refloated on 13 May.[158]

7 May

List of shipwrecks: 7 May 1937
ShipCountryDescription
Javier Ouiroga  Spanish Navy Spanish Civil War: The Candidio Perez-class motor torpedo boat was sunk in a collision near Gibraltar with Candidio Perez ( Spanish Navy).[70][159]

8 May

List of shipwrecks: 8 May 1937
ShipCountryDescription
Thetis  Germany The cargo ship ran aground at Şile, Turkey.[35][147]
Trinidad  United States The coaster ran aground in Willapa Bay, Washington and broke up with the loss of one crew member.[35][147]
Willesden  United Kingdom The cargo ship collided with Gianfranco ( Italy) in the English Channel off Dover, Kent during dense fog. She later collided with Thistleglen ( United Kingdom) off Dungeness, Kent, was beached, was refloated the next day and towed to Dover.[147][160]

9 May

List of shipwrecks: 9 May 1937
ShipCountryDescription
Aegeus  Greece The cargo ship collided with Nashaba ( United States) in the North Sea 32 nautical miles (59 km) south east of Bornholm, Denmark. The crew were rescued by Nashaba.[147]

10 May

List of shipwrecks: 10 May 1937
ShipCountryDescription
Ekaterini Nicclaou  Greece The cargo ship ran aground in the River Plate, Argentina.[35] She was refloated on 23 May.[161]

12 May

List of shipwrecks: 12 May 1937
ShipCountryDescription
Hermes  Germany The tug collided with Lippe ( Germany) in the Weser and sank with the loss of one crew member.[162]
Standale  United Kingdom The cargo ship foundered in the Atlantic Ocean off the Berlengas Islands, Portugal.[97]

13 May

List of shipwrecks: 13 May 1937
ShipCountryDescription
Minmi  United Kingdom The collier ran aground on the Cape Banks, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia. She broke in three and sank with the loss of two crew.[163][164]

14 May

List of shipwrecks: 14 May 1937
ShipCountryDescription
Leda  Sweden The coaster collided with C. F. Tietgen ( Denmark) in Øresund off Hven and sank with the loss of all three crew.[165]
Wiegand  Germany The cargo ship ran aground on the Carysfort Reef, Florida, United States. Her captain committed suicide.[166] She was refloated the next day.[152]

15 May

List of shipwrecks: 15 May 1937
ShipCountryDescription
Beatsa  United Kingdom The cargo ship ran aground off the Île-Moléne, Finistère, France and was a total loss.[152][166]
Wandsbek  Germany The cargo ship ran aground in the Bay of Biscay 6 nautical miles (11 km) off the Île Vierge Lighthouse. All crew were rescued by Sofia ( Germany).[166]

16 May

List of shipwrecks: 16 May 1937
ShipCountryDescription
Corrientes  United Kingdom The cargo ship collided with Umtali ( United Kingdom) in the River Thames at Greenhithe with the loss of a crew member. She was beached.[167] She was refloated on 27 May.[168]

17 May

List of shipwrecks: 17 May 1937
ShipCountryDescription
Port Edgar The sealer ran aground on a reef off Speedwell Island, Falkland Islands and was wrecked.[169]

18 May

List of shipwrecks: 17 May 1937
ShipCountryDescription
Monte Piana  Italy A fire broke out in one of the cargo ship′s holds after she departed Calcutta, India, bound for Genoa, Italy. It was brought under control and she returned to port.[170]

20 May

List of shipwrecks: 20 May 1937
ShipCountryDescription
Houlburn Head  United Kingdom The cargo ship collided with another vessel in the North Sea off the mouth of the Humber. She was beached at Immingham, Lincolnshire. She was refloated the next day and docked at Immingham.[171][172]
Legazpi  Spain Spanish Civil War: The cargo ship was bombed by Nationalist aircraft at Benicasim and beached to prevent sinking. Refloated, taken to Sagunto for scrapping but bombed and sunk there.[103][172]

21 May

List of shipwrecks: 21 May 1937
ShipCountryDescription
Hai Yuan  China The passenger ship ran aground in the Yangtze at the Kap Shuimun Pass. About 170 people were taken off by Yunnan ( United Kingdom).[173] She was refloated on 29 May.[174]
Steinmetz  Germany The tug capsized and sank at Rostock, Germany, whilst assisting Kaiser ( Germany) with the loss of two of her crew.[172]
Visurgis  Germany The cargo ship collided with Siena ( Italy) in the North Sea off the Terschelling Lightship ( Netherlands) and sank.[161]

23 May

List of shipwrecks: 23 May 1937
ShipCountryDescription
La Nièvre  France The tanker came ashore at Audierne, Finistère. All crew were rescued.[161]

26 May

List of shipwrecks: 26 May 1937
ShipCountryDescription
Itxas Alde  Spain The cargo ship departed Bilbao bound for the Tees. No further trace, presumed foundered with the loss of all hands.[175]
Mary Louise  United States While standing on a cradle on the beach among cannery buildings and warehouses at Hidden Cove (54°57′N 130°21′W) in Southeast Alaska, the 19-gross register ton motor vessel was destroyed by a fire that spread to her from the buildings.[176]

28 May

List of shipwrecks: 28 May 1937
ShipCountryDescription
Boscobel  United Kingdom The cargo ship struck a floating object in the North Sea and sank. All crew were rescued by the trawler Maurice Marguerite ( Belgium).[177]
Cadin  United Kingdom Spanish Civil War: The cargo ship was bombed and sunk at Valencia with the loss of seven crew.[178]

30 May

List of shipwrecks: 30 May 1937
ShipCountryDescription
Ciudad de Barcelona  Spain Spanish Civil War: The ship was torpedoed and sunk by the Nationalist submarine General Sanjurjo ( Spanish Navy) off Malgrat, Spain, while carrying members of the International Brigades. Heavy loss of life.[179]

June

1 June

List of shipwrecks: 1 June 1937
ShipCountryDescription
B.M. Co. No. 2  United States Carrying a cargo of fishing gear, lumber, and oils, the 321-ton wooden barge was under tow from Anacortes, Washington, to Akhiok (also known as Alitak), Territory of Alaska, by the tug Georgia ( United States) when her tow line broke during a gale with 75-mile-per-hour (121 km/h) winds. She drifted ashore on Hinchinbrook Island, 30 nautical miles (56 km; 35 mi) east of Cape Hinchinbrook, Territory of Alaska, and was wrecked, becoming a total loss. Some of her cargo was salvaged.[180]

5 June

List of shipwrecks: 5 June 1937
ShipCountryDescription
Homefield  United Kingdom The cargo ship collided at Calcutta, India with riverboat Palanpur ( India). Both vessels were severely damaged and were beached.[181]

6 June

List of shipwrecks: 6 June 1937
ShipCountryDescription
Glaisdale  United Kingdom The cargo ship ran aground in the River Plate at Buenos Aires, Argentina. She was then hit by Alegrete ( Brazil). Later refloated and proceeded to Buenos Aires.[182]
Viena  Argentina The passenger ship ran aground in the River Plate and was wrecked. All passengers and crew survived.[183]

7 June

List of shipwrecks: 7 June 1937
ShipCountryDescription
Maria  Greece The cargo ship caught fire in the Atlantic Ocean off Pernambuco, Brazil, the crew abandoned ship and were rescued by Westfalen ( Germany).[184]
Rau III  Germany The whaler capsized and sank in the Weser, Germany, with the loss of twelve crew.[184]

8 June

List of shipwrecks: 8 June 1937
ShipCountryDescription
Sami  Turkey The cargo ship collided with Riva Ligure ( Italy) in the Bosphorus and was severely damaged. She was beached to prevent her sinking.[175]

10 June

List of shipwrecks: 10 June 1937
ShipCountryDescription
Joseph Augustus  United Kingdom The Thames barge collided with Farfield ( United Kingdom) in the River Thames at Dartford, Kent and sank.[185]

11 June

List of shipwrecks: 11 June 1937
ShipCountryDescription
Faustino R. San Pedro  Spain The cargo ship collided with Mari Amilia ( Spain) off Comillas, Cantabria and sank with the loss of one crew member.[186]
Golden Eagle  United Kingdom The Thames barge collided with another vessel in the River Thames at Barking, Essex and sank. All crew were rescued.[186]

12 June

List of shipwrecks: 12 June 1937
ShipCountryDescription
Planet  Germany The cargo ship ran aground on Viel Island, Smyth Channel, Chile.[187] She was refloated on 17 June.[188]

14 June

List of shipwrecks: 14 June 1937
ShipCountryDescription
Delalba  United States The cargo ship ran aground on the Feitceiras Reef, Argentina. She was refloated on 19 June.[189]
Duke of Lancaster  United Kingdom The passenger ferry ran aground at Bride, Isle of Man.[190] She was refloated the following day.[134]

15 June

List of shipwrecks: 15 June 1937
ShipCountryDescription
Bucephale  France The passenger ship ran aground in the Sandwich Islands and was wrecked. All on board survived.[191]
Hong Peng  United Kingdom The cargo ship struck a mooring buoy at Swatow, China and was holed. She was beached.[191] Hong Peng was refloated the next day.[192]
Yunghun  China The passenger ship ran aground and sank in the Yangtze at Ichang.[191]

16 June

List of shipwrecks: 16 June 1937
ShipCountryDescription
Araba  Spanish Navy Spanish Civil War: The Basque Navy auxiliary patrol ship was scuttled at Bilbao, Spain, to prevent capture upon the fall of the city to the Nationalists. Salvaged and put in Nationalist service as Alava.[6]
Ayeta-Mendi  Spanish Navy Spanish Civil War: The auxiliary patrol ship was lost.[6]

17 June

List of shipwrecks: 17 June 1937
ShipCountryDescription
Jaime I  Spanish Navy The España-class battleship was wrecked by an explosion and fire at Cartagena, Spain. Declared beyond economical repair, she was scrapped in 1941.
Pauline E. Lohnes  United Kingdom The schooner collided with Jean Jadot ( Belgium) in the Atlantic Ocean (45°05′N 52°05′W) and sank. All crew were rescued by Jean Jadot.[193]

18 June

List of shipwrecks: 18 June 19367
ShipCountryDescription
Falange  Spanish Navy Spanish Civil War: The Falange-class motor torpedo boat was lost on this date.[194]

19 June

List of shipwrecks: 19 June 1937
ShipCountryDescription
Bennekom  Netherlands The cargo liner ran aground on the Negrillos Rocks, Buenaventura, Camagüey, Cuba. All passengers were taken off and landed at Buenaventura.[189]
Gazteiz  Spanish Navy Spanish Civil War: The Basque Navy auxiliary patrol ship was lost on this date.[24]

22 June

List of shipwrecks: 22 June 1937
ShipCountryDescription
WTB Co. No. 7  United States During a voyage in the Territory of Alaska from Appleton Cove to Olga Strait carrying a cargo of five tons of cans, crab traps, and rope, the 488-ton, 91-foot (28 m) scow was destroyed by fire in Olga Strait. The only person on board survived.[195]

25 June

List of shipwrecks: 25 June 1937
ShipCountryDescription
Capo Pino  Italy The cargo liner collided with Magallanes ( Spain) in the Dardanelles and sank. All passengers and crew were rescued.[196]

26 June

List of shipwrecks: 26 June 1937
ShipCountryDescription
Cabo Palos  Spain Spanish Civil War: The cargo ship was torpedoed and sunk in the Mediterranean Sea with the loss of five of her 50 crew.[197]
Kyno  United Kingdom The cargo liner ran aground off Cape Norman, Newfoundland in fog. She was refloated on 6 July.[198]
USS Sanderling  United States Navy The Lapwing-class minesweeper sank at Pearl Harbor, Hawaii. She was declared a constructive total loss.
Sandgate Castle  United Kingdom The cargo ship caught fire in the Atlantic Ocean (36°51′N 60°05′W) and was abandoned by her crew. All on board were rescued by President Pierce ( United States) and USCGC Icarus ( United States Navy).[199]
Sonja  Sweden The schooner was run down and sunk by Hermes (flag unknown) at Gothenburg.[199]
Taxiarhis  Greece The cargo ship foundered.[199]

29 June

List of shipwrecks: 29 June 1937
ShipCountryDescription
Olga  Germany The auxiliary schooner capsized at Riga, Latvia.[200]

30 June

List of shipwrecks: 30 June 1937
ShipCountryDescription
Aranda  Norway The cargo ship ran aground at Neil's Harbour, Nova Scotia, Canada.[201] She was declared a total loss.[202]
BK-72  Soviet Navy Kanchazu Island incident: The K-class gunboat was shelled and sunk in the Amur River by Imperial Japanese Army artillery. Her captain and four crewmen killed. 6 of the 11 survivors wounded. The vessel was raised by the Empire of Japan, fate unknown.[203]

Unknown date

List of shipwrecks: Unknown date 1937
ShipCountryDescription
Aida Lauro  Italy The cargo ship ran aground on Castle Rocks, St. Just, Cornwall, United Kingdom in dense fog. Fifteen crew saved, cargo written off.[204]
Maloa  United Kingdom The coaster departed from Tampa, Florida, United States on 2 June bound for Belize. She caught fire and sank in the Atlantic Ocean off Cuba with the loss of all nine crew.[192]

July

2 July

List of shipwrecks: 2 July 1937
ShipCountryDescription
Carmine Filomena  Italy The cargo ship ran aground on Lundy Island, Devon, United Kingdom. All crew were rescued.[205] Salvage efforts were abandoned on 16 July.[206]
Iris  France The schooner ran aground at Roscoff, Finistère and was wrecked.[207]
Themoni  Greece The cargo ship caught fire in the Atlantic Ocean 120 nautical miles (220 km) north of Fernando de Noronha, Brazil. She was escorted to the island by Royal Star ( United Kingdom) and beached on 3 July. She was declared a total loss,[205][208] but was refloated on 24 August.[88]
Sophia  Greece The sailing ship was in collision with Hermes ( Netherlands) at Thessaloniki and sank.[209]

3 July

List of shipwrecks: 3 July 1937
ShipCountryDescription
Ronsan Maru  Japan The cargo ship ran aground on Palaui Island, Philippines.[205] She was refloated on 10 July.[210]

4 July

List of shipwrecks: 4 July 1937
ShipCountryDescription
Uga Maru  Japan The cargo ship ran aground near the Nojimazaki Lighthouse.[211] She was refloated on 9 July.[212]
Excelda  United Kingdom The schooner was wrecked in Confusion Bay, Newfoundland.[213]

8 July

List of shipwrecks: 8 July 1937
ShipCountryDescription
Pindos  Greece The cargo ship was rammed and holed at Dakar, French West Africa by Perthshire ( United Kingdom). She was beached, and was refloated on 12 July.[214][215]

9 July

List of shipwrecks: 9 July 1937
ShipCountryDescription
West Mahwah  United States The cargo ship ran aground at Pescadero, California. She was refloated on 12 July.[215][216]

11 July

List of shipwrecks: 11 July 1937
ShipCountryDescription
Margaret  United States The 9-net register ton motor vessel caught fire after an explosion that occurred while she was filling one of her fuel tanks with gasoline at a dock at Ketchikan, Territory of Alaska. With the fire out of control, she was towed away from the dock and beached on Pennock Island, where she sank in 10 to 15 feet (3.0 to 4.6 m) of water, a total loss. Her crew of five survived.[176]

12 July

List of shipwrecks: 12 July 1937
ShipCountryDescription
Lies  Netherlands The coaster was in collision with Gauss ( Germany) at Bremen, Germany and sank.[217] She was raised the next day.[218]

13 July

List of shipwrecks: 13 July 1937
ShipCountryDescription
Gard  Norway The cargo ship ran aground on Cerebus Rock, Strait of Canso. She was abandoned on 15 July, all crew were rescued.[219][220]
Messapia  Italy The cargo ship foundered in the Danube at Brăila, Romania after her cargo shifted.[218] She was declared a constructive total loss.[221]
Nellie  Belgium The coaster stranded on Lundy Island, Devon, United Kingdom. She was refloated the next day but capsized and sank. All ten crew were rescued by Ranger ( United Kingdom).[222][223]

14 July

List of shipwrecks: 14 July 1937
ShipCountryDescription
Southern Prince  United Kingdom The ocean liner collided with Elstree Grange ( United Kingdom) in the River Plate, Argentina. She was beached and 52 passengers were taken off by Armada de la República Argentina boats.[224] She was refloated on 19 July.[221]

15 July

List of shipwrecks: 15 July 1937
ShipCountryDescription
Mexico  Mexico The cargo ship ran aground at Tampico, Florida, United States and was a total loss.[206][225]

16 July

List of shipwrecks: 16 July 1937
ShipCountryDescription
Alten  United States The 43-net register ton halibut-fishing boat collided with the heavy cruiser USS Louisville ( United States Navy) in the harbor at Ketchikan, Territory of Alaska. Louisville and the cutter USCGC Cyane ( United States Coast Guard) assisted her crew of 11 and there was no loss of life, but Alten was so badly damaged that she was a constructive total loss.[226]
Elliniki Dimokratia  Greece The coaster sank in the Mediterranean Sea whilst on a voyage from Chekka to Beirut, Lebanon with the loss of two of her five crew.[227]

17 July

List of shipwrecks: 17 July 1937
ShipCountryDescription
Captain Bud  United States The tug was gutted by fire at New Orleans, Louisiana.[227]

18 July

List of shipwrecks: 18 July 1937
ShipCountryDescription
Nicolaou Ourania  Greece The cargo ship ran aground in the Paraná River, Argentina. She was refloated on 31 July.[227][228]
Skaraborg  Sweden The cargo ship collided with Hermia ( Germany) in the River Thames at Gravesend, Kent, United Kingdom and was beached.[227]

20 July

List of shipwrecks: 20 July 1937
ShipCountryDescription
USS Sproston  United States Navy The decommissioned Wickes-class destroyer was sunk as a target.

21 July

List of shipwrecks: 21 July 1937
ShipCountryDescription
Havso  Norway The cargo ship struck rocks and foundered in the Irish Sea off Rhoscolyn Head, Anglesey, United Kingdom. All sixteen crew survived.[229]

22 July

List of shipwrecks: 22 July 1937
ShipCountryDescription
USS Anthony  United States Navy The decommissioned Wickes-class light minelayer was sunk as a target in the Pacific Ocean off California.

24 July

List of shipwrecks: 24 July 1937
ShipCountryDescription
Rolfe  United States The 38-gross register ton, 55.9-foot (17.0 m) fishing vessel was wrecked on Black Sand Island (59°25′15″N 139°29′30″W) in Ahrnklin Inlet at the entrance to the Ahrnklin River on the south-central coast of the Territory of Alaska. The two people on board survived.[230]

27 July

List of shipwrecks: 27 July 1937
ShipCountryDescription
Zeantunes  Brazil The cargo ship caught fire and sank.[231]

29 July

List of shipwrecks: 29 July 1937
ShipCountryDescription
Andutz Mendi  Spain Spanish Civil War: The cargo ship was machine gunned, shelled, and sunk in the Mediterranean Sea off Le Grau-du-Roi, Gard by two submarines with the loss of twenty of her 31 crew. Three survivors were rescued by a French fishing vessel.[232][233]
Hai Yen  Republic of China Navy Second Sino-Japanese War: The Hai Yen-class river gunboat was sunk in Canton, China by Japanese aircraft.[234]

30 July

List of shipwrecks: 30 July 1937
ShipCountryDescription
Num. 41  Spanish Navy Spanish Civil War: The Num. 11-class motor torpedo boat was sunk by Nationalist Heinkel He 59 aircraft.[235][236]

August

1 August

List of shipwrecks: 1 August 1937
ShipCountryDescription
Essex Manor  United Kingdom The cargo ship ran aground at Cape Yerimozaki, Japan and was declared a total loss.[202][231] She was refloated on 19 August.[237]

2 August

List of shipwrecks: 2 August 1937
ShipCountryDescription
Anastassis  Greece The auxiliary sailing vessel collided with Hydra ( Greece) at Piraeus and sank with an unknown number of casualties.[231]

3 August

List of shipwrecks: 3 August 1937
ShipCountryDescription
Tijerberg  United Kingdom The whaler was wrecked in Saldanha Bay, South Africa.[238]

5 August

List of shipwrecks: 5 August 1937
ShipCountryDescription
Maaskerk  Netherlands The cargo liner struck the Brenton Rock, Cape Palmas, Liberia and was beached at 4°22′20″N 7°44′40″W. All passengers were disembarked. She was refloated on 7 August.[239][240]

7 August

List of shipwrecks: 7 August 1937
ShipCountryDescription
British Corporal  United Kingdom Spanish Civil War: The tanker was attacked off Algeria by Nationalist aircraft and was damaged.
Mongioia  Italy Spanish Civil War: The cargo ship was attacked by Nationalist aircraft off Algeria with the loss of one crew member.[241]

8 August

List of shipwrecks: 8 August 1937
ShipCountryDescription
Bonita  United States While docked at Chignik, Territory of Alaska, the 14-gross register ton fishing vessel suffered an engine room explosion that set her on fire. After the fire went out of control, she was towed out into Chignik Bay (56.2956°N 158.4015°W / 56.2956; -158.4015 (Chignik Bay)), where she burned until she sank about 3 nautical miles (5.6 km; 3.5 mi) offshore. One of her five crewmembers was injured.[242]
Djebel Amour  France Spanish Civil War: The cargo ship was attacked by Nationalist aircraft off Algeria.[243]
Hu Ying  Republic of China Navy Second Sino-Japanese War: Japanese aircraft sank the torpedo boat in the Yangtze.[244]
K Ktistakis  Greece Spanish Civil War: The cargo ship was attacked by Nationalist aircraft off Algeria.[243]
Princess Marie Jose  Belgium The cargo ship collided with Clan Macneil ( United Kingdom) in the North Sea off Dunkerque, Nord, France and was beached there. She was refloated on 10 August.[240][245]

9 August

List of shipwrecks: 9 August 1937
ShipCountryDescription
Nereus  Greece The cargo ship ran aground at Cape Beale, British Columbia, Canada and was wrecked.[246]

10 August

List of shipwrecks: 10 August 1937
ShipCountryDescription
Atlantic  United States After dragging her anchors during a gale, the 14-ton purse seiner was wrecked in Little Pybus Bay (57°12′45″N 134°05′05″W) on the northwest coast of Spruce Island in Frederick Sound in the Alexander Archipelago in Southeast Alaska. Her crew of five survived and her gasoline engine was salvaged, but otherwise she was a total loss.[226]
Kebco  United States The tug was in collision with the steamer Sandcraft ( United States) at Chicago, Illinois, and sank.[247]

11 August

List of shipwrecks: 11 August 1937
ShipCountryDescription
Campeador  Spain Spanish Civil War: The tanker was torpedoed and sunk by Saetta ( Regia Marina) off Tunis, French protectorate of Tunisia (36°55′N 11°15′E). There were twelve casualties amongst her 42 crew. Some of the survivors were rescued by Dido and Clintonia (both  United Kingdom).[248][249][250]
No. 2 Chen Tse  Republic of China Navy Second Sino-Japanese War: The Chen Tse-class torpedo boat was scuttled in the Yangtze at Kiangyin, China as a blockship.[251]
Chu Chien  Republic of China Navy Second Sino-Japanese War: The Chu Yu-class gunboat was scuttled in the Yangtze.[252][253]
Hai Chen or Hai Tan  Republic of China Navy Second Sino-Japanese War: The decommissioned Hai Yung-class protected cruiser, named either Hai Chen[254] or Hai Tan[251] (sources disagree), was scuttled in the Yangtze as a blockship.[251][254]
Hai Chi  Republic of China Navy Second Sino-Japanese War: The Hai Chi-class protected cruiser was scuttled in the Yangtze at Jiangyin as a blockship.[251][254]
Hai Chou  Republic of China Navy Second Sino-Japanese War: The decommissioned Hai Yung-class protected cruiser was scuttled in the Yangtze as a blockship.[251][254]
Hai Yung  Republic of China Navy Second Sino-Japanese War: The decommissioned Hai Yung-class protected cruiser was scuttled in the Yangtze as a blockship.[251][254]
No. 4 Su Tse  Republic of China Navy Second Sino-Japanese War: The Chen Tse-class torpedo boat was scuttled in the Yangtze at Kiangyin, China as a blockship.[251]
Ta Tung  Republic of China Navy Second Sino-Japanese War: The Chien Wei-class torpedo gunboat was scuttled in the Yangtze as a blockship.[251][255]
Taku II  United States While taking on fuel at the Standard Oil of California dock at Ketchikan, Territory of Alaska, the 14-gross register ton, 52-foot (15.8 m) gasoline-powered motor vessel suffered an explosion and was destroyed by an ensuing fire. One man was injured in the explosion; he survived.[256]
Tse Chion (or Tze Chiang)  Republic of China Navy Second Sino-Japanese War: The Chien Wei-class torpedo gunboat was scuttled in the Yangtze as a blockship.[251][255]
Tung Chi  Republic of China Navy Second Sino-Japanese War: The training ship, a former Tung Chi-class unprotected cruiser, was scuttled in the Yangtze as a blockship.[251][254]

12 August

List of shipwrecks: 12 August 1937
ShipCountryDescription
Helouan  Italy The hospital ship caught fire at Naples, Campania, Italy. She was taken outside the harbour and scuttled.[249][250]
Maine  Denmark The cargo ship collided with RMS Duchess of Atholl ( United Kingdom) in the Atlantic Ocean (41°37′N 66°50′W). She was taken in tow but foundered with the entire crew rescued by Duchess of Atholl.[249][250]

13 August

List of shipwrecks: 13 August 1937
ShipCountryDescription
Conde de Abásolo  Spain Spanish Civil War: The cargo ship was torpedoed and sunk in the Mediterranean Sea off Cape Bon, Tunisia by the Italian destroyer Ostro ( Regia Marina).[257]
Uko Maru No.1  Japan The ferry collided with the cargo ship Kiyokawa Maru ( Japan) at Kobe and sank. Kiyokawa Maru was beached but later refloated undamaged.[258]

14 August

List of shipwrecks: 14 August 1937
ShipCountryDescription
Edith  Denmark Spanish Civil War: The cargo ship was bombed and sunk in the Mediterranean Sea 15 nautical miles (28 km) off Villa Nueva Geltru. All crew survived.[259]
Geo. W. McKnight  Panama Spanish Civil War: The tanker was shelled and set on fire 20 nautical miles (37 km) north west of Cape Bon, Tunisia by two torpedo boats. She was abandoned, all 38 crew were rescued by British Commodore ( United Kingdom), which took the ship in tow.[259][260]

15 August

List of shipwrecks: 15 August 1937
ShipCountryDescription
Ciudad de Cadiz  Spain Spanish Civil War: The cargo ship was torpedoed and sunk in the Aegean Sea 15 nautical miles (28 km) off Tenedos, Turkey by a Nationalist submarine. All crew were rescued by a Soviet merchant ship.[257]

17 August

List of shipwrecks: 17 August 1937
ShipCountryDescription
Little Glory  United States During a voyage from Naknek to King Cove, Territory of Alaska, the 50-gross register ton motor vessel ran aground in St. Catherine's Cove (55°01′N 163°30′W) in False Pass in the Aleutian Islands and was pounded to pieces by the surf. Her crew of nine survived.[261]
North Dakota  United States The 18-gross register ton, 41.5-foot (12.6 m) motor cargo vessel sank 12 nautical miles (22 km; 14 mi) northwest of Barren Island (54°44′45″N 131°20′30″W) in Southeast Alaska. All four people on board survived.[62]

18 August

List of shipwrecks: 18 August 1937
ShipCountryDescription
Armuru  Spain Spanish Civil War: The cargo ship was torpedoed and damaged in the Aegean Sea off Tenedos, Turkey by a Nationalist submarine. She was beached, but was a constructive total loss. All crew survived.[262][263]
China Trader  China Second Sino-Japanese War: Sunk as a blockship in the Yangtze.[53]
An Kong  China The cargo ship ran aground in the Yangtze at Haichow. She was refloated on 24 August.[88][264]
Possidon  Greece The cargo ship collided with Yssel ( Netherlands) at Hoek van Holland, South Holland, Netherlands. She sank the next day due to damage received.[265] Refloated on 25 August.[266]

25 August

List of shipwrecks: 25 August 1937
ShipCountryDescription
Con  Spanish Navy Spanish Civil War: The naval trawler was shelled and sunk by José Luis Díez ( Spanish Navy).[267]
San Fausto  Spanish Navy Spanish Civil War: The naval trawler was shelled and sunk by José Luis Díez ( Spanish Navy).[267]
Yung Chien  Republic of China Navy Second Sino-Japanese War: The Yung Chien-class gunboat was sunk by Japanese aircraft on the Yangtze while she was under repair at a shipyard in Kiangnan, China. She was captured by the Japanese in November 1937; they refloated and repaired her and placed in her service on 25 October 1938 as the depot ship Asuka ( Imperial Japanese Navy).[234]

26 August

List of shipwrecks: 26 August 1937
ShipCountryDescription
Cantabria  Spain The ship came ashore at Lacanau, Gironde, France. All 500 passengers and crew were rescued.[268]
Gazteiz  Spanish Republican Navy Spanish Civil War: The Basque Navy auxiliary patrol ship was lost on this date.[269]
Chi Jih  Republic of China Navy Second Sino-Japanese War: The survey ship, a former gunboat, was sunk by Imperial Japanese Navy destroyers on the Yangtze near Suzhou, China.[252][270]

27 August

List of shipwrecks: 27 August 1937
ShipCountryDescription
African Trader  United Kingdom The cargo ship was bombed and damaged at Gijon, Asturias, Spain by Nationalist aircraft. She was beached at Sablanceau, Charente-Maritime, France.[271][272]

28 August

List of shipwrecks: 28 August 1937
ShipCountryDescription
Taimi  Finland The auxiliary three-masted schooner caught fire in the Baltic Sea west of Trelleborg, Skåne County, Sweden and was severely damaged. All crew were rescued, the ship was towed into Trelleborg.[272][273]

29 August

List of shipwrecks: 29 August 1937
ShipCountryDescription
Rayford  United Kingdom The coaster collided in the North Sea off the mouth of the Humber with London ( United Kingdom). She was taken in tow but sank; entire crew were rescued.[274]

30 August

List of shipwrecks: 30 August 1937
ShipCountryDescription
Gyuri  Panama The cargo ship caught fire at Marseille, Bouches-du-Rhône, France. She was beached at the entrance to the port and abandoned by her crew.[272]
Silo  Sweden The auxiliary schooner sank off Landskrona, Skåne County. All crew survived.[272]
Tarpon  United States The cargo steamer foundered in high seas in the Gulf of Mexico 7.8 nautical miles (14.4 km) off Panama City, Florida, with heavy loss of life among the 31 people on board.

31 August

List of shipwrecks: 31 August 1937
ShipCountryDescription
Timiryazev  Soviet Union Spanish Civil War: The cargo ship was torpedoed and sunk by Turbine ( Regia Marina) off Tunis, Tunisia. All 29 crew survived.[97][275]

Unknown date

List of shipwrecks: Unknown date 1937
ShipCountryDescription
Wu Feng  Republic of China Navy Second Sino-Japanese War: The Wu Feng-class gunboat was scuttled in the Yangtze at Kiangyin, China, as a blockship on 11 August 1937, or sunk at Canton, China by aircraft from Ryūjō and Hōshō (both  Imperial Japanese Navy) on 29 September 1937.[234][276]
Yung Chi  China Second Sino-Japanese War: Sunk as a blockship in the Yangtze.[277]

September

1 September

List of shipwrecks: 1 September 1937
ShipCountryDescription
Cedros  Mexico The cargo ship collided with Hidalgo ( Mexico) off Ensenada, Baja California and sank.[278]
Tarpon  United States The coaster foundered in the Atlantic Ocean off the East Passage, Rhode Island with the loss of 24 of her 25 crew.[279]
Urana  United Kingdom The coaster ran aground at the mouth of the River Manning, New South Wales, Australia. She broke in two and was a total loss.[278]
Woodford  Greece/ United Kingdom Spanish Civil War: The ship was torpedoed and sunk by the Italian submarine Diaspro ( Regia Marina) with the loss of one crew member.[97][280] At the time of sinking still was under Greek registry.

2 September

List of shipwrecks: 2 September 1937
ShipCountryDescription
An Lee  China The coaster broke free from her moorings at Hong Kong in a typhoon. She collided with HMS Diamond, HMS Duchess and HMS Suffolk (all  Royal Navy) before coming ashore.[281] She was refloated on 28 December.[282]
Asama Maru  Japan The ocean liner was driven aground at Junk Bay, Hong Kong in a typhoon.[283] She was refloated on 12 March 1938 and towed to Nagasaki, Japan for repairs.[284]
Blagoev  Soviet Union Spanish Civil War: The cargo ship was torpedoed and sunk in the Aegean Sea 15 nautical miles (28 km) off Skyros, Greece by the Italian submarine Luigi Settembrini ( Regia Marina) with the loss of one crew member.[285][286]
Conte Verde  Italy The ocean liner was driven ashore at Hong Kong in a typhoon and was severely damaged.[287] She was refloated on 22 September.[288]
Cormorant  Italy The salvage vessel sank at Hong Kong in a typhoon.[289]
HMS Cornflower  Royal Navy The training ship, a former Arabis-class sloop, was driven ashore at Hong Kong in a typhoon.[281]
Da Shing  China The cargo ship was driven ashore at Hong Kong in a typhoon. She was refloated on 17 January 1938.[290]
Emmy  Greece The cargo ship was driven aground at Hong Kong in a typhoon and was severely damaged.[287] She was refloated on 16 September.[291]
Englee  China The cargo ship was driven ashore at Hong Kong in a typhoon. She was refloated on 23 November.[292]
Fenglee  China The cargo ship was driven ashore at Hong Kong in a typhoon. She was refloated on 23 November.[292]
Gertrude Maersk  Denmark The cargo ship was driven ashore at Hong Kong in a typhoon.[287] She was refloated on 4 September.[289]
Hunan  United Kingdom The cargo ship was driven ashore at Peangchau Island, Hong Kong in a typhoon.[293] She was refloated on 4 November.[294]
Hsin Ping  China The cargo ship was driven ashore at Lantau Island, Hong Kong (22°19′N 114°02′E) in a typhoon.[289][295]
Kalgan  United Kingdom The passenger ship was driven ashore at Hong Kong in a typhoon.[287] She was refloated on 4 September.[289]
Kausing  United Kingdom The tug was driven ashore on Green Island, Hong Kong in a typhoon.[283]
Kwangchow  United Kingdom The passenger ship was driven ashore at Hong Kong in a typhoon. She was abandoned by her crew as salvage prospects were stated to be poor and was declared a constructive total loss.[107][287][293]
Lu Hsing  China The cargo ship was driven ashore at Hong Kong in a typhoon.[289] She was refloated on 17 October.[296]
Lycemoon  United Kingdom The passenger ship was driven ashore at Hong Kong in a typhoon.[287] She was refloated on 4 September.[289]
Mao Lee  China The cargo ship sank at Hong Kong in a typhoon.[289] She was refloated on 31 December.[297]
On Lee  China The cargo ship was driven ashore on the Praya, Hong Kong.[283]
Perola  Portugal The passenger ship sank at Hong Kong in a typhoon with the loss of two crew members.[293] She was refloated on 14 September.[298]
Produce  Norway The cargo ship was driven ashore at Hong Kong in a typhoon.[287] She was refloated on 4 September.[289]
Sheng Lee  China The cargo ship was driven ashore at Hong Kong in a typhoon.[287]
Shuntien  United Kingdom The cargo ship was driven ashore at Hong Kong in a typhoon. She was refloated the next day.[293]
Talamba  United Kingdom The cargo ship was driven ashore in a typhoon at Hong Kong.[281] She was refloated on 23 November.[292]
Teh Hsing  China The cargo ship sank at Hong Kong in a typhoon. She was refloated on 4 September.[289]
Tymeric  United Kingdom The cargo ship was driven ashore at Quarry Bay, Hong Kong in a typhoon.[287]
Van Heutz  Netherlands The passenger ship was driven ashore at Green Island, Hong Kong in a typhoon.[285] She was refloated on 10 September.[299]
Yuet On  China The passenger ship sank at Hong Kong in a typhoon.[287]
Yun Mow  China The cargo ship was driven ashore at Hong Kong in a typhoon.[289]

7 September

List of shipwrecks: 7 September 1937
ShipCountryDescription
Salamis  Greece The cargo ship ran aground on the Rabbit Islands, Çanakkale, Turkey.[107]
Shell Spark  United Kingdom The coastal tanker collided with pleasure steamer Kingswood ( United Kingdom) in the River Thames near Wandsworth Bridge, London and sank. Both crew were rescued.[300]

9 September

List of shipwrecks: 9 September 1937
ShipCountryDescription
Elbing IV  Germany The cargo ship sprang a leak at Amsterdam, Netherlands and was beached.[301]
K T  United States The 8-gross register ton troller was wrecked on Lazaria Island in Sitka Sound in Southeast Alaska after she became disabled in high winds when a line fouled her propeller. The only person aboard survived.[302]
Kodiak  United States The 16-gross register ton motor vessel caught fire at the entrance to Womens Bay (57°43′N 152°31′W) on the coast of Kodiak Island in the Territory of Alaska, after her gasoline engine backfired, igniting her gasoline tanks and bilges. A skiff towed her to the beach, where the fire and the explosion of the gasoline tanks at her stern completely destroyed her. Her crew of three survived.[302]

11 September

List of shipwrecks: 11 September 1937
ShipCountryDescription
Malachace  United States The cargo ship sprang a leak and was beached at Baton Rouge, Louisiana.[303]
Sophie flag unknown The dredger sank in the Atlantic Ocean (39°45′N 10°20′W) whilst under tow by Donau ( Netherlands).[298]

13 September

List of shipwrecks: 13 September 1938
ShipCountryDescription
T-2  Spanish Navy Spanish Civil War: The T-1-class torpedo boat was wrecked at Santander, Spain, possibly during a submarine attack.[235][304]

15 September

List of shipwrecks: 15 September 1937
ShipCountryDescription
Coral Spray  United Kingdom The schooner was wrecked at St. Shott's, Newfoundland with the loss of one crew member.[291]
Jean  United States The 8-gross register ton fishing vessel was destroyed at Six Mile Point (56°20′N 132°00′W) in Blake Channel in Southeast Alaska by an explosion that occurred when the bottom of her gasoline tank fell out and a subsequent fire. Her crew of two was rescued by the vessel 31B470 ( United States).[305]
Taurus  United States The tug sank off the Pooles Island Lighthouse, Maryland.[291]
Shinko Maru  Japan The cargo ship ran aground at Tadotsu, Kagawa.[291] She was refloated on 15 October.[306]

16 September

List of shipwrecks: 16 September 1937
ShipCountryDescription
Marionga J. Cairi  Greece The cargo ship collided with Athina Livanos ( Greece) off the Chico Bank, Argentina and was beached.[307]
Shi 102  Republic of China Navy Second Sino-Japanese War: The Shi 34-class motor torpedo boat was lost.[308]

17 September

List of shipwrecks: 17 September 1937
ShipCountryDescription
Ming Tao  China The cargo ship sank in the Yangtze.[307]
Sakae Maru No.7  Japan The cargo ship foundered in the East China Sea south of Korea.[309]

18 September

List of shipwrecks: 18 September 1937
ShipCountryDescription
Alderpoint  United Kingdom The cargo ship ran aground at Saint Pierre Island, Miquelon and sank. All crew were rescued.[310]
J A Maclean  United Kingdom The coaster foundered off Peckford's Island, Fogo, Newfoundland. All crew were rescued.[310]

20 September

List of shipwrecks: 20 September 1937
ShipCountryDescription
C. E. Redfern  United States The cargo ship sprang a leak and foundered in Lake Michigan off Frankfort, Michigan. All crew were rescued.[311]
Gilly  United Kingdom The coaster was wrecked at Doddridge, Ontario, Canada.[311]

21 September

List of shipwrecks: 21 September 1937
ShipCountryDescription
Cap Arcona  Germany The ocean liner ran aground in the River Plate, Argentina.[312] She was refloated two days later.[313]
Tencho Maru  Japan The cargo ship ran aground at Shiogama.[288]

22 September

List of shipwrecks: 22 September 1937
ShipCountryDescription
Alexanderina  United Kingdom The salvage vessel sank at Longhope, Orkney.[288]
Nahoon  United Kingdom The coaster ran aground at Kommetjie, Cape Town, South Africa.[288] She was refloated the next day but was severely damaged.[313]
Mount Pindus  Greece The cargo ship was struck by Corcovado ( Brazil) at Santos, São Paulo, was holed and was beached.[288]

23 September

List of shipwrecks: 23 September 1937
ShipCountryDescription
Ning Hai  Republic of China Navy Second Sino-Japanese War: The Ning Hai-class light cruiser was sunk in shallow water in the Yangtze by Japanese aircraft. The Japanese refloated and repaired her and commissioned her into service as Ioshima ( Imperial Japanese Navy).[314]
Ping Hai  Republic of China Navy Second Sino-Japanese War: The Ning Hai-class light cruiser was sunk in shallow water in the Yangtze by Japanese aircraft. The Japanese refloated and repaired her and commissioned her into service as Yasoshima ( Imperial Japanese Navy).[314]

24 September

List of shipwrecks: 24 September 1937
ShipCountryDescription
Clan Alpine  United Kingdom The cargo ship ran aground at Hansweert, Zeeland, Netherlands. She was refloated later that day.[127]
Pudeto  Chile The cargo liner caught fire off Atico, Caravelí, Peru. All passengers were rescued by Santa Lucia ( United States).[315] Pudeto sank on 9 October.[316][317]

25 September

List of shipwrecks: 25 September 1937
ShipCountryDescription
Neebing  United Kingdom The cargo ship sank in Lake Superior with the loss of five crew.[315]
Yat Sen  Republic of China Navy Second Sino-Japanese War: The gunboat was beached at Nanking, China, after suffering damage in Japanese air attacks. The Japanese captured, refloated, and repaired her and commissioned her into service as the training ship Atada ( Imperial Japanese Navy).[318]

26 September

List of shipwrecks: 65 September 1937
ShipCountryDescription
Chiang Li  Republic of China Navy Second Sino-Japanese War: The gunboat was sunk off Tsingtao, China.[252]
Chiang Tai  Republic of China Navy Second Sino-Japanese War: The Chiang Kung-class gunboat was sunk by Japanese aircraft in the South China Sea off the coast of Kwangtung, China.[234]
Hai Ku  Republic of China Navy Second Sino-Japanese War: The Hai Ku-class patrol craft was sunk at Canton, China.[319]
Tung An  Republic of China Navy Second Sino-Japanese War: The Fu Po-class destroyer was scuttled at Tsingtao, China.[244]
Yi Hsien  Republic of China Navy Second Sino-Japanese War: The Yi Hsien-class gunboat (also known as Yat Sen) was damaged by aircraft from Kaga ( Imperial Japanese Navy) on 23 September 1937, then sunk in the Yangtze at Jiangyin by Japanese aircraft on this date. Salvaged by Japan, repaired at Kure and put in service as Atada ( Imperial Japanese Navy).[320]
Yung Hsiang  Republic of China Navy Second Sino-Japanese War: The Yung Feng-class gunboat was scuttled at Tsingtao, China. She was refloated and repaired by the Japanese and placed in Imperial Japanese Navy service, then was returned to the Republic of China in 1945.[234][321]

27 September

List of shipwrecks: 27 September 1937
ShipCountryDescription
Bedale H  United Kingdom The cargo ship collided with Elizabeth Lensen (flag unknown) in the North Sea off Grangemouth, Stirlingshire and was beached.[322]
Chien Kang  Republic of China Navy Second Sino-Japanese War: Japanese aircraft sank the Fu Po-class destroyer in the Yangtze at Chiangyin, China. The Japanese refloated and repaired her and placed her in service as Yamasemi ( Imperial Japanese Navy).[244]
Consul Cords  Germany The cargo ship ran aground on Saaremaa, Estonia.[322] She was refloated on 30 September.[323]
Lackenby  United Kingdom The cargo ship ran aground on Bell Island, Newfoundland.[324] She was refloated on 14 October.[306]

28 September

List of shipwrecks: 28 September 1937
ShipCountryDescription
Catalina  Portugal The passenger ship collided with Norma ( Norway) in the Bay of Biscay 40 nautical miles (74 km) north west of Ouessant, Finistère, France. She was abandoned by her crew, who were rescued by Abeille No.22 ( France), which took the ship in tow.[325]

29 September

List of shipwrecks: 29 September 1937
ShipCountryDescription
Chu Yiu  Republic of China Navy Second Sino-Japanese War: The Chu Yu-class gunboat either was sunk off Tayu, China, by Japanese aircraft, or scuttled at Tsingtao, China.[252][326]
Limit  United States The 50-gross register ton purse seiner and her crew of eight men disappeared in the vicinity of Baranof Island and Chatham Strait in the Alexander Archipelago in Southeast Alaska sometime during the night of 28–29 September. Searchers found only a few pieces of floating wreckage from the vessel.[261]
Myrna  United States The 11-gross register ton, 34.4-foot (10.5 m) fishing vessel was destroyed by fire at Wrangell, Territory of Alaska. All three people on board survived.[176]
Shi 34  Republic of China Navy Second Sino-Japanese War: The Shi 34-class motor torpedo boat was lost on this date.[327]

30 September

List of shipwrecks: 30 September 1937
ShipCountryDescription
Soløy  Norway The cargo ship ran aground on Thormanby Island, British Columbia, Canada.[328] She was refloated on 8 October.[329]
Taylor  United Kingdom The coaster capsized and sank in the North Sea off Buchan Ness, Aberdeenshire, Scotland, with the loss of five of her six crew. The survivor was rescued by the trawler Ocean Princess ( United Kingdom).[330]

Unknown September

List of shipwrecks: Unknown September 1937
ShipCountryDescription
Chai We  Republic of China Navy Second Sino-Japanese War: The Chi We-class gunboat (also known as Kien Yu or Chien Yu) was scuttled at Canton, China in September or October.[331]
Chao Ho  Republic of China Navy Second Sino-Japanese War: The Chao Ho-class light cruiser was disabled at Canton, China by Imperial Japanese Navy warships, then ran aground and sank on 28 September, or sunk at Canton, China by aircraft from Ryūjō and Hōshō (both  Imperial Japanese Navy) on 30 September 1937.[251][332]
Chung Hai  Republic of China Navy Second Sino-Japanese War: The Chung Yun-class gunboat was sunk by Japanese aircraft at Canton, China.[333]
Chung Yun  Republic of China Navy Second Sino-Japanese War: The Chung Yun-class gunboat was scuttled at Canton, China.[334]
Fu Yu  Republic of China Navy Second Sino-Japanese War: The Fu Yu-class gunboat was sunk at Canton, China by aircraft from Ryūjō and Hōshō (both  Imperial Japanese Navy) late in September.[335]
Wu Feng  Republic of China Navy Second Sino-Japanese War: The Wu Feng-class gunboat was scuttled in the Yangtze at Kiangyin, China, as a blockship on 11 August 1937, or sunk at Canton, China by aircraft from Ryūjō and Hōshō (both  Imperial Japanese Navy) on 29 September 1937.[234][336]

October

1 October

List of shipwrecks: 1 October 1937
ShipCountryDescription
Briscis  France The coaster struck a rock and sank in Perelle Bay, Guernsey, Channel Islands. All 28 crew were rescued by local fishing boats.[330][337]
No. 7 Hu Peng  Republic of China Navy Second Sino-Japanese War: Japanese aircraft sank the Hu Peng-class torpedo boat in the Yangtze at Zhenjiang. Salvaged and put in Japanese service in 1938.[244][338]

2 October

List of shipwrecks: 2 October 1937
ShipCountryDescription
Chu Yu  Republic of China Navy Second Sino-Japanese War: The Chu Yu-class gunboat was sunk by aircraft from Kaga ( Imperial Japanese Navy) on the Yangtze at Jiangyin.[252][339]

3 October

List of shipwrecks: 3 October 1937
ShipCountryDescription
No. 10 Hu Chung  Republic of China Navy Second Sino-Japanese War: Japanese aircraft possibly sank the Hu Peng-class torpedo boat in the Yangtze.[244][340]
Ming Sen  Republic of China Navy Second Sino-Japanese War: Japanese aircraft sank the gunboat at Hankow, China. The Japanese refloated and repaired her in 1939 and commissioned her into service as the repair ship Hitonose ( Imperial Japanese Navy).[318]
Nashaba  United States The cargo ship ran aground at Saint-Vaast-la-Hougue, Manche, France. She was refloated on 15 October.[341][342]

4 October

List of shipwrecks: 4 October 1937
ShipCountryDescription
Vicente Antonio  Mexico The coastal passenger ship foundered in the Gulf of Mexico with the loss of 22 of the 30 people on board.[343]

5 October

List of shipwrecks: 5 October 1937
ShipCountryDescription
Hertha  Denmark The auxiliary three-masted schooner ran aground at Eyrarbakki, Iceland and was wrecked.[344]

7 October

List of shipwrecks: 7 October 1937
ShipCountryDescription
Hai Chow  Republic of China Navy Second Sino-Japanese War: The Hai Chow-class gunboat was sunk by aircraft from Hōshō and Ryūjō (both  Imperial Japanese Navy) on the Yangtze at Canton, China.[345]

8 October

List of shipwrecks: 8 October 1937
ShipCountryDescription
No. 8 Hu Ngo  Republic of China Navy Second Sino-Japanese War: Japanese aircraft sank the Hu Peng-class torpedo boat (a.k.a. Hu Oah) in the Yangtze at Zhenjiang. Salvaged and put in Japanese service in 1938.[244][346]

9 October

List of shipwrecks: 9 October 1937
ShipCountryDescription
Penshurst  United Kingdom The cargo ship collided with Drott ( Norway) in the Ghent–Terneuzen Canal, Belgium and sank.[347] She was refloated on 27 October.[348]

10 October

List of shipwrecks: 10 October 1937
ShipCountryDescription
Cabo Santo Tomé  Spanish Navy Spanish Civil War: The blockade runner was shelled and damaged in the Mediterranean Sea 45 nautical miles (83 km) off the coast of Algeria by Canavas del Castillo and Eduardo Dato (both  Spanish Navy) with the loss of one crew member. She was beached near El Kala. Survivors were rescued by local fishing vessels.[349][350][351]

12 October

List of shipwrecks: 12 October 1937
ShipCountryDescription
Rex  United States Leaking and experiencing engine trouble during a voyage from the Aquay River (now the Akwe River) to Yakutat, Territory of Alaska, with a cargo of about 12 tons of salted salmon, the 37-net register ton wooden vessel was wrecked without loss of life on the south-central coast of Alaska six nautical miles (11 km; 6.9 mi) southwest of Ocean Cape (59°32′30″N 139°51′30″W) during a gale. A small gasoline-powered motorboat rescued her two-man crew.[230]

13 October

List of shipwrecks: 13 October 1937
ShipCountryDescription
Pagao  Italy The tanker suffered an explosion and fire at Naples, Campania; she was beached.[352][353]
Therese Moller  United Kingdom The cargo ship was driven ashore north of Alexandrovsk-Sakhalinsky, Soviet Union (51°17′N 142°09′E) in a typhoon.[352]

14 October

List of shipwrecks: 14 October 1937
ShipCountryDescription
T.F.C.  United Kingdom The Thames barge was in collision with Smolni ( Soviet Union) in the River Thames and sank.[353]
Vizma  Latvia The cargo ship collided with Georges Leverdier ( France) in the River Seine and was beached.[353]

15 October

List of shipwrecks: 15 October 1937
ShipCountryDescription
Aylsham  United Kingdom The cargo ship was driven ashore north of Alexandrovsk-Sakhalinsky, Soviet Union (51°21′N 142°08′E).[353] She was refloated on 19 October.[354]
Rosa-Fred  Sweden The cargo ship ran aground at Strömsund, Jämtland County and was wrecked.[306]

16 October

List of shipwrecks: 16 October 1937
ShipCountryDescription
Marie Joseph  Haiti The sailing vessel foundered off Petit-Goâve.[355]
Vickers Vimy  United Kingdom The schooner ran aground at Greenspond, Newfoundland and was a total loss.[354][355]

17 October

List of shipwrecks: 17 October 1937
ShipCountryDescription
Copsewood  United Kingdom The cargo ship collided with Asturias ( Norway) in the River Thames at Gravesend, Kent and was beached. She was later refloated.[355]

18 October

List of shipwrecks: 18 October 1937
ShipCountryDescription
C-6  Spanish Navy Spanish Civil War: The C-1-class submarine was bombed and damaged off Gijon. The submarine was scuttled two days later. Raised and broken up in 1948.[356]

19 October

List of shipwrecks: 19 October 1937
ShipCountryDescription
Reina  Panama Spanish Civil War: The cargo ship was bombed and sunk at Gijón, Asturias. She was refloated, repaired and put in service again in 1938 as Castillo Olmedo.[97]

20 October

List of shipwrecks: 20 October 1937
ShipCountryDescription
Dairiguerrme  France The cargo ship ran aground at Guilvinec, Finistère and was a total loss.[357][358]

21 October

List of shipwrecks: 21 October 1937
ShipCountryDescription
Ciscar  Spanish Navy Spanish Civil War: The Churruca-class destroyer was sunk by Nationalist aircraft at Gijon. Raised in March, 1938, repaired and put in Nationalist service.[359][360]

23 October

List of shipwrecks: 23 October 1937
ShipCountryDescription
Clan Mackenzie  United Kingdom The cargo ship collided with Manchester Regiment ( United Kingdom) off Liverpool, Lancashire and sank.[361] Clan Mackenzie was refloated on 18 November.[362]
Manchester Regiment  United Kingdom The cargo ship collided with Clan Mackenzie ( United Kingdom) off Liverpool, Lancashire was beached, patched and refloated but was abandoned by her crew and foundered off Hoylake.[361]
Ordu  Turkey The cargo ship collided with Hamidiye ( Turkish Naval Forces) at Beşiktaş and sank with the loss of two crew members.[361]

24 October

List of shipwrecks: 24 October 1937
ShipCountryDescription
Aarsten  Norway The cargo ship was wrecked in the North Sea (53°20′N 2°50′E). The entire crew were rescued by the fishing vessel Eveline ( Netherlands).[363]
Axel  Sweden The cargo ship caught fire in the North Sea (53°30′N 4°50′E) and abandoned. Eleven crew were rescued by Felix Heumann ( Germany).[363] Axel was towed into Emden by two tugs.[364]
Oued Mellah  France Spanish Civil War: The cargo ship was bombed and sunk off the Balearic Islands, Spain. All 34 crew survived, 22 of them were rescued by Milan ( Marine Nationale).[97][365]
Haida  United Kingdom The cargo ship departed from Seattle, Washington, United States on a voyage to Hong Kong. No further trace.[366] A lifebelt from the vessel was discovered in January 1938 on Vancouver Island, Canada.[367]

25 October

List of shipwrecks: 25 October 1937
ShipCountryDescription
Kaitangata  United Kingdom The tanker exploded, caught fire and sank in the South China Sea 180 nautical miles (330 km) south of Hong Kong. She sank with the loss of nineteen of her 48 crew.[364][368][369]
Ying Swei  Republic of China Navy Second Sino-Japanese War: The disarmed Ying Swei-class light cruiser was sunk by aircraft from Kaga ( Imperial Japanese Navy) on the Yangtze at Chiangyin, China.[251]

26 October

List of shipwrecks: 26 October 1937
ShipCountryDescription
Alfa  Italy The auxiliary sailing vessel struck a rock and sank off Kakava, Cephalonia, Greece.[370]

27 October

List of shipwrecks: 27 October 1937
ShipCountryDescription
Blairesk  United Kingdom The cargo ship ran aground west of Dalhousie, New Brunswick, Canada.[309] She was refloated on 2 November.[371]

29 October

List of shipwrecks: 29 October 1937
ShipCountryDescription
Aakre  Norway The cargo ship ran aground on Whitehead Island, Maine, United States.[372] She was refloated on 10 November.[373]

30 October

List of shipwrecks: 30 October 1937
ShipCountryDescription
Calgadoc  United Kingdom The cargo ship departed from Sydney, Nova Scotia Canada for Wabana, Newfoundland. No further trace.[374]
Kathiawar  United Kingdom The cargo liner was wrecked on the Goa Island Reef, Mozambique.[375]
Jean Weems  United Kingdom Spanish Civil War: The ship was bombed and sunk off Cap de Sant Sebastià, Catalonia.[97]

31 October

List of shipwrecks: 31 October 1937
ShipCountryDescription
Jean Pierre  France The schooner caught fire and sank off Saint-Nazaire, Loire-Inférieure.[376]

Unknown October

List of shipwrecks: Unknown October 1937
ShipCountryDescription
Chai We  Republic of China Navy Second Sino-Japanese War: The Chi We-class gunboat (also known as Kien Yu or Chien Yu) was scuttled at Canton, China in September or October.[377]
Fu An  Republic of China Navy Second Sino-Japanese War: The training ship, a former transport, was scuttled at Canton, China as a blockship in early October.[378]

November

1 November

List of shipwrecks: 1 November 1937
ShipCountryDescription
Kathiawar  United Kingdom The cargo ship ran aground on the Goa Island Reef, Mozambique.[379] The crew were taken off on 16 November.[380] She was declared a total loss on 17 November.[381]

4 November

List of shipwrecks: 4 November 1937
ShipCountryDescription
Elling  Norway The cargo ship ran aground at Bergen, Norway. She was refloated but then beached.[294]
Imatra  Finland The cargo ship ran aground on the Åland Islands and was severely damaged.[294]

5 November

List of shipwrecks: 5 November 1937
ShipCountryDescription
Briarthorn  United Kingdom The coaster ran aground at Newport, County Mayo, Ireland.[382] She was refloated on 16 November.[380]
Nossa Senhora d'Agonia  Portugal The three-masted schooner struck a breakwater at Oporto. She was holed and beached.[383]

7 November

List of shipwrecks: 7 November 1937
ShipCountryDescription
Towneley  United Kingdom The cargo ship collided with Karnak ( Germany) in the Scheldt and was beached.[383]

8 November

List of shipwrecks: 8 November 1937
ShipCountryDescription
English Trader  United Kingdom The cargo ship ran aground 15 nautical miles (28 km) north north east of Cabo San Antonio, Cuba.[384]

9 November

List of shipwrecks: 9 November 1937
ShipCountryDescription
Victoria  Germany The coaster collided with Stavangeren ( Norway) in the Rijn near Hoek van Holland, Netherlands. She was beached at Hoek van Holland; later refloated, towed to Maassluis, South Holland and beached there.[385]

10 November

List of shipwrecks: 10 November 1937
ShipCountryDescription
Hibernia  United Kingdom The Thames barge sprang a leak in the North Sea off Cromer, Norfolk. All three crew were rescued by Cromer lifeboat H F Bailey ( Royal National Lifeboat Institution). Hibernia came ashore at East Runton, Norfolk and was wrecked.

11 November

List of shipwrecks: 11 November 1937
ShipCountryDescription
Kenilworth  United Kingdom The cargo ship was driven ashore at Calabanga, Camarines Sur, Philippines in a typhoon.[386]

12 November

List of shipwrecks: 12 November 1937
ShipCountryDescription
Pylades  United Kingdom The coaster foundered in the English Channel off Fécamp, Seine-Inférieure, France. All crew were rescued by the trawler Duquesnes ( France).[387]

13 November

List of shipwrecks: 13 November 1937
ShipCountryDescription
Jenny Chandris  Greece The cargo ship foundered in the Atlantic Ocean east of Cape Hatteras, North Carolina, United States with the loss of nine of her 29 crew. Survivors were rescued by Swiftsure ( United States) and a United States Coast Guard cutter.[388]
Penton  United Kingdom The cargo ship came ashore at Kettleness Point, Yorkshire after her tow parted in a gale.[389]
Shi 181  Republic of China Navy Second Sino-Japanese War: The Shi 34-class motor torpedo boat was lost on this date.[390]

14 November

List of shipwrecks: 14 November 1937
ShipCountryDescription
Ino  United Kingdom The cargo ship foundered in the North Sea off the Wandelaer Lightship ( Belgium).[391]

17 November

List of shipwrecks: 17 November 1937
ShipCountryDescription
Beal  United Kingdom The coaster collided with Authority ( United Kingdom) in the River Tyne and was beached at Jenningtree Point. She was refloated later that day.[392]
Lord Roseberry  United Kingdom The Thames barge sank at Great Yarmouth, Norfolk.[393]
Yeguchi Maru No.2  Japan The cargo ship was last reported on this date. She was on a voyage from Tientsin to Dairen, China.[394]

18 November

List of shipwrecks: 18 November 1937
ShipCountryDescription
Boccaccio  Italy The cargo ship sank in the Bay of Biscay 29 nautical miles (54 km) off Brest, France (48°12′N 5°15′W) following an onboard explosion and fire with the loss of one crew member. All 31 survivors were rescued by Tajandoen ( Netherlands).[53][393][395] The explosion was caused by a bomb placed by anti-fascist Wollweber League saboteurs while the ship was in port.[396]

19 November

List of shipwrecks: 19 November 1937
ShipCountryDescription
Evdoxia  Greece The cargo ship foundered in the Aegean Sea off Cythera. All crew were rescued by Petrakis Nomicos ( Greece).[397]
Outeniqua  United Kingdom The coaster ran aground at Humewood, South Africa.[397] She was refloated on 23 November.[292]

21 November

List of shipwrecks: 21 November 1937
ShipCountryDescription
Martha  Estonia The four-masted schooner sprang a leak off Ystad, Skåne County, Sweden and was beached.[398] She was refloated on 26 November.[399]

22 November

List of shipwrecks: 22 November 1937
ShipCountryDescription
Rudmore  United Kingdom The cargo ship collided with Betancuria ( Norway) in the River Thames and was beached at North Woolwich, London.[292] She was refloated the next day.[400]

24 November

List of shipwrecks: 24 November 1937
ShipCountryDescription
Nollington Court  United Kingdom The cargo ship struck a submerged object off the Turks Islands and was severely damaged. She attempted to reach Tortuga but broke in two and sank. The crew of 35 were rescued by Chagres and Killerig (both  United Kingdom).[401][402]

25 November

List of shipwrecks: 25 November 1937
ShipCountryDescription
Daian Maru  Japan The cargo ship suffered an explosion, caught fire and sank in the Pacific Ocean off the Ryukyu Islands.[399]
Manju Maru  Japan The cargo ship ran aground off the Muletive Lighthouse, Ceylon.[403] She caught fire on 6 June 1938,[404] but was refloated on 18 August 1938.[405]
Rudolf  Norway The coaster collided with Godvang ( Norway) in the Kiel Canal, Germany, and was beached in a severely damaged state.[406] She was refloated on 29 November.[407]
Tavris  Greece The cargo ship departed Dedeagatch for Patras. No further trace.[408]

26 November

List of shipwrecks: 26 November 1937
ShipCountryDescription
Delet  Finland The passenger ship ran aground on the Åland Islands. All passengers and crew were rescued.[399]
Lloyd George  United Kingdom The cargo ship collided with Fancy ( United Kingdom) in the North Sea off Fraserburgh, Aberdeenshire and sank.[409]

27 November

List of shipwrecks: 27 November 1937
ShipCountryDescription
Caroline  United States After her gasoline engine broke down, the 8-gross register ton motor vessel drifted ashore at Point Arden (58°09′30″N 134°10′30″W) in Southeast Alaska and broke in two after being pounded by the surf, becoming a total loss. Her crew of four reached shore safely and was rescued on 1 December by the Alaska Game Commission patrol boat Seal ( United States).[410]

28 November

List of shipwrecks: 28 November 1937
ShipCountryDescription
Cauto  United States The cargo ship ran aground at Puerto México, Mexico and was abandoned by her crew.[407] She was declared a total loss on 9 December.[411]

29 November

List of shipwrecks: 29 November 1937
ShipCountryDescription
Clan Morrison  United Kingdom The cargo ship ran aground at Madras, India.[412] She was refloated on 10 December.[413]

30 November

List of shipwrecks: 30 November 1937
ShipCountryDescription
Brisbane  France The cargo ship ran aground at Dohan Aslan, Turkey.[394] She was refloated on 8 December.[414]
Geraldton  United Kingdom The auxiliary schooner struck a submerged object and sank 5 nautical miles (9.3 km) west south west of Cape Baskervill, Western Australia. All crew were rescued.[412]

December

2 December

List of shipwrecks: 2 December 1937
ShipCountryDescription
Alice  Belgium The cargo ship ran aground off Southampton, Hampshire, United Kingdom. She was later refloated and scrapped.[103]
Roger-Robert  France The schooner suffered an onboard explosion and sank 2 nautical miles (3.7 km) off Roscoff, Finistère. All crew were rescued.[409]

3 December

List of shipwrecks: 3 December 1937
ShipCountryDescription
Meta  Germany The schooner collided with Arija ( Latvia) at Kiel, Germany, and was beached.[415]

7 December

List of shipwrecks: 7 December 1937
ShipCountryDescription
Manissa  Germany The cargo ship came ashore at Adalia, Turkey.[416] She was declared a total loss on 18 December.[417]
Quarrington Court  United Kingdom The cargo ship sprang a leak in the Gulf of Suez off Shadwan, Egypt. She was taken in tow by President Doumer ( France).[418] She sank the next day 79 nautical miles (146 km) south of the island. All crew were rescued by Capitano A. Cecchi ( Italy) and Grangepark ( United Kingdom).[414]

10 December

List of shipwrecks: 10 December 1937
ShipCountryDescription
Aldabi  Netherlands The cargo ship ran aground at Cape Santa Marta, Brazil.[411] She broke in three and was declared a total loss on 28 December.[282][419]
Kruckau  Germany The cargo ship collided with Rinda ( Norway) at Brunshausen and was beached. She was later refloated and towed to Hamburg, Germany.[420]

11 December

List of shipwrecks: 11 December 1937
ShipCountryDescription
Annagher  United Kingdom The coaster foundered in the Irish Sea off Groomsport, County Down with the loss of nine of her ten crew.[421]
Gothic  United Kingdom The coaster foundered in the English Channel of Dover, Kent with the loss of two of her four crew. Survivors were rescued by American Banker ( United States).[422]
President Hoover  United States The ocean liner ran aground on Kasho-to, an island east of Formosa. All 503 passengers and 330 crew were safely brought ashore, and President McKinley and President Pierce (both  United States) evacuated them from Kasho-to Manila.[423] Hoover broke her back on 18 December and was declared a total loss.[424]

12 December

List of shipwrecks: 12 December 1937
ShipCountryDescription
Clam  United States The motor vessel was destroyed by an explosion and fire at the mouth of Very Inlet (54°58′45″N 130°55′30″W) in Southeast Alaska. The only person aboard survived.[410]
Maurita  United Kingdom The coaster developed defects in her steering gear whilst in the Irish Sea off Hoylake, Lancashire. All five crew were rescued by the Blackpool Lifeboat. The ship later drifted ashore at Fleetwood, Lancashire. She was refloated the next day.[425][426]
Mei An  United States Second Sino-Japanese War, USS Panay incident: The Standard Oil tanker was bombed and sunk in the Yangtze River by Imperial Japanese Navy Yokosuka B4Y aircraft. Her captain was among those killed.
Mei Hsia  United States Second Sino-Japanese War, USS Panay incident: The Standard Oil tanker was bombed and sunk in the Yangtze River by Imperial Japanese Navy Yokosuka B4Y aircraft.
Mei Ping  United States Second Sino-Japanese War, USS Panay incident: The Standard Oil tanker was bombed and sunk in the Yangtze River by Imperial Japanese Navy Yokosuka B4Y aircraft.
USS Panay  United States Navy Second Sino-Japanese War, USS Panay incident: The river gunboat was bombed and sunk in the Yangtze River by Imperial Japanese Navy Yokosuka B4Y aircraft with the loss of three of her 59 crew members.
Thames Maru  Japan The cargo ship ran aground on Sakhalin Island, Soviet Union. She was refloated on 20 December.[427]
Tormilind  Estonia The four-masted schooner capsized and sank at Hanko, Finland with some loss of life. Refloated on 3 May 1938.[428]

13 December

List of shipwrecks: 13 December 1937
ShipCountryDescription
Blue Fox  United States During a voyage in the Territory of Alaska from Pauloff Harbor on Sanak Island to Sand Point on Popof Island, the 56.47-gross register ton, 60.4-foot (18.4 m) motor vessel went off course in a heavy snowstorm and was stranded on the beach at the southeast point of Beaver Bay (55°28′N 160°50′W) on the south coast of the Alaska Peninsula. With seas breaking over her, she flooded in a few minutes, but her crew of four survived and escaped in a dory. While still aground on 17 December, she was smashed to pieces by the surf during a gale.[242]

15 December

List of shipwrecks: 15 December 1937
ShipCountryDescription
Child  United Kingdom The dredger lost her tow in the Atlantic Ocean off Cape Sardao, Portugal and came ashore. She was a total loss.[417][429]
Edith Newhall  United Kingdom The auxiliary schooner caught fire in the Atlantic Ocean 5 nautical miles (9.3 km) south west of Catalina, Newfoundland and was abandoned by her crew. They were rescued by Northern Ranger ( United Kingdom).[429]
Karpfanger  Germany The cargo ship ran aground off Söderhamn, Sweden.[430] She was refloated on 7 January 1938.[431]
Mabel G  United Kingdom The schooner came ashore at Conception Bay, Newfoundland.

16 December

List of shipwrecks: 16 December 1937
ShipCountryDescription
Dan  Panama The auxiliary three-masted schooner ran aground at Gisslan, Sweden.[432] She was refloated on 28 December.[419]

17 December

List of shipwrecks: 17 December 1937
ShipCountryDescription
Stuart Star  United Kingdom The cargo ship ran aground at East London, Eastern Cape, South Africa. She was abandoned as a total loss.[417][433]

23 December

List of shipwrecks: 23 December 1937
ShipCountryDescription
Sinop  Turkey The cargo ship struck a sunken wreck at Bender Eregli and was beached.[434][435]
Tavilzade  Greece The cargo ship came ashore at Bender Eregli.[434] She was refloated on 10 January.[436]

24 December

List of shipwrecks: 24 December 1937
ShipCountryDescription
31-B-118  United States The riverboat was wrecked on a beach on Lincoln Island in Lynn Canal near Shelter island in the Alexander Archipelago in Southeast Alaska. The only person aboard was presumed to have lost his life.[437]
Okeanis  Greece The cargo ship ran aground off the Crimean coast, Soviet Union (approximately 44°N 33°E). She later broke her back and was abandoned as a total loss.[435][438]
Otto Wulf 2  Germany The cargo ship collided with Blyth ( United Kingdom) off Brunshausen and was beached.[435]

25 December

List of shipwrecks: 25 December 1937
ShipCountryDescription
Kiang Li  Republic of China Navy Second Sino-Japanese War: The Kian Yuan-class gunboat was scuttled at Tsingtao, China.[439]

26 December

List of shipwrecks: 26 December 1937
ShipCountryDescription
Saros  United Kingdom

The cargo ship ran aground at Cape Everard, Victoria, Australia and was abandoned by her crew.[435]

28 December

List of shipwrecks: 28 December 1937
ShipCountryDescription
Beulah  Panama The cargo ship sank at Ogden Point, Victoria, British Columbia, Canada.[282]
Durraween  United Kingdom The trawler collided with Wanganella ( Australia) of Montague Island, New South Wales, Australia.
Vagabond  United States The motor vessel was blown adrift from the Lundy fox farm on Sullivan Island, Territory of Alaska, and disappeared with the loss of the one person on board.[440]

29 December

List of shipwrecks: 29 December 1937
ShipCountryDescription
Srdj  Yugoslavia The cargo ship collided with Haga ( Sweden) in the Scheldt, at Walsoorden, Zeeland, Netherlands and sank with the loss of three crew. Survivors were rescued by Thames ( Netherlands).[441][442] She broke in two on 31 December.[443]

31 December

List of shipwrecks: 31 December 1937
ShipCountryDescription
Jonita  Estonia The cargo ship sprang a leak and foundered in the Baltic Sea north of Bornholm, Denmark.[297]
La Bougeotte  France The schooner was abandoned in the Mediterranean Sea (42°15′N 3°41′E). The crew were rescued by Noemijulia ( United Kingdom).[297]

Unknown date

List of shipwrecks: Unknown date 1937
ShipCountryDescription
Fu Ning  Republic of China Navy Second Sino-Japanese War: The gunboat was scuttled in 1937 or 1938.[318]
Hai Ning  Republic of China Navy Second Sino-Japanese War: The gunboat was scuttled in 1937 or 1938.[318]
Jen Shen  Republic of China Navy Second Sino-Japanese War: The gunboat was scuttled ca. 1937.[318]
Jules Michelet  French Navy The decommissioned armored cruiser was sunk as a target by the submarine Thetis ( French Navy).
Prospector  United States The 7-gross register ton, 34-foot (10.4 m) motor vessel sank during a gale in Prince William Sound on the south-central coast of the Territory of Alaska. The cutter USCGC Morris ( United States Coast Guard) rescued all six people – five passengers and one crewman – aboard.[444]
Suh Ning  Republic of China Navy Second Sino-Japanese War: The gunboat was scuttled in 1937 or 1938.[318]
Sui Ning  Republic of China Navy Second Sino-Japanese War: The gunboat was scuttled in 1937 or 1938.[318]
Tai Ning  Republic of China Navy Second Sino-Japanese War: The gunboat was scuttled in 1937 or 1938.[318]
Yung Shen  Republic of China Navy Second Sino-Japanese War: The gunboat was scuttled ca. 1937.[318]

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  431. "American steamer beached". The Times (47887). London. 8 January 1938. col F, p. 19.
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Ship events in 1937
Ship launches: 1932 1933 1934 1935 1936 1937 1938 1939 1940 1941 1942
Ship commissionings: 1932 1933 1934 1935 1936 1937 1938 1939 1940 1941 1942
Ship decommissionings: 1932 1933 1934 1935 1936 1937 1938 1939 1940 1941 1942
Shipwrecks: 1932 1933 1934 1935 1936 1937 1938 1939 1940 1941 1942
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