List of shipwrecks in 1940
The list of shipwrecks in 1940 includes all ships sunk, foundered, grounded, or otherwise lost during 1940. Most of the ships listed here were lost in connection with World War II.
|Agate||The cargo ship ran aground on Islay and was wrecked.|
|Captain Sturt||The paddle steamer sank off Kangaroo Island, South Australia.|
|Dalhousie||World War II: The tug was scuttled.|
|Fern||With no one on board, the 10-gross register ton, 34.2-foot (10.4 m) motor cargo vessel was wrecked in the middle of George Inlet on the southern coast of Revillagigedo Island in the Alexander Archipelago in Southeast Alaska.|
|Haalegg||World War II: The cargo ship was either bombed and sunk at Narvik, Norway, by Luftwaffe aircraft on 17 May; or was shelled and sunk by Royal Navy ships on 13 April. Raised in 1945, repaired and returned to service.|
|Jupiter||The paddle steamer sank off Port Adelaide, South Australia.|
|Kurrara||The coaster ran aground at Port Stephens, New South Wales and was wrecked.|
|Lancashire Lass||The paddle steamer sank off Adelaide, South Australia.|
|Lass of Geraldton||The sailing ship sank in Australian waters.|
|Marzocco||World War II: The cargo ship was scuttled as a blockship off Peterhead, Aberdeenshire.|
|HMAS Psyche||The lighter sank in Salamander Bay, New South Wales off Port Stephens.|
|Raab Karcher||World War II: The cargo ship was bombed and sunk in the Oosterschelde.|
|Tealings||World War II: The cargo ship was bombed and sunk.|
- List of shipwrecks
- List of World War II ships
- "SS Agate (+1940)". Wrecksite. Retrieved 3 November 2011.
- "Captain Sturt (+1940)". Wrecksite. Retrieved 7 November 2011.
- "SS Dalhousie (+1940)". Wrecksite. Retrieved 8 November 2011.
- alaskashipwreck.com Alaska Shipwrecks (F)
- "Norwegian Homefleet - WW II, Ships starting with Ha". Warsailors. Retrieved 9 February 2012.
- "Jupiter (+1940)". Wrecksite. Retrieved 9 November 2011.
- "Kurrara (+1940)". Wrecksite. Retrieved 9 November 2011.
- "Lancashire Lass (+1940)". Wrecksite. Retrieved 10 November 2011.
- "Lass of Geraldton (+1940)". Wrecksite. Retrieved 10 November 2011.
- "SS Marzocco (+1940)". Wrecksite. Retrieved 10 November 2011.
- "Psyche (+1940)". Wrecksite. Retrieved 13 November 2011.
- "SS Raab Karcher (+1940)". Wrecksite. Retrieved 13 November 2011.
- "SS Tealings (+1940)". Wrecksite. Retrieved 14 November 2011.
|Ship events in 1940|