List of shipwrecks in 1981

The list of shipwrecks in 1981 includes all ships sunk, foundered, grounded, or otherwise lost during 1981.

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1981
Jan Feb Mar Apr
May Jun Jul Aug
Sep Oct Nov Dec
Unknown date
References


January

1 January

List of shipwrecks: 1 January 1981
ShipCountryDescription
Big Sea  United States The fishing vessel sank while tied to a buoy in Port Etches on the south-central coast of Alaska.[1]
Mercy Bee  United States The fishing vessel capsized in heavy surf in Squaw Bay (60°49′15″N 147°50′30″W) on the south-central coast of Alaska.[2]

7 January

List of shipwrecks: 7 January 1981
ShipCountryDescription
José Martin  Soviet Union The tanker ran aground off Dalarö, Sweden.[3]

26 January

List of shipwrecks: 26 January 1981
ShipCountryDescription
Deifovos  Greece The cargo ship sank off Vega, Norway,[4] with the loss of nine of her 37 crew.[5]

27 January

List of shipwrecks: 27 January 1981
ShipCountryDescription
Tampomas II  Indonesia The ferry caught fire and sank in a storm in the Java Sea 500 nautical miles (930 km) north east of Java. She was carrying a 1,136 people,[6] of whom 762 were reported to have been rescued.[7]

30 January

List of shipwrecks: 30 January 1981
ShipCountryDescription
Ems  West Germany The cargo ship sank after collision with Undine ( Belgium) off Happisburgh, England (52°55′N 1°37′E).[8] Six crew rescued by Undine and taken to Vlissingen, Netherlands. Thirteen others rescued by helicopter and taken to Great Yarmouth. Four crew were killed.[9]
Frederika 1  West Germany The cargo ship sank after colliding with Blackthorn ( United Kingdom) in the River Thames at Greenwich. All five crew were rescued by the tug Redriff ( United Kingdom).[9]

Unknown date

List of shipwrecks: unknown date January 1981
ShipCountryDescription
Golden Princess  Greece The passenger ship sank in a storm while laid up at Perama, Greece.

February

6 February

List of shipwrecks: 6 February 1981
ShipCountryDescription
Nellie M  United Kingdom The Troubles: sunk at Lough Foyle after being boarded and bombed by an IRA team, raised and refitted in 1982, sold to an Irish company and renamed Ellie ( Republic of Ireland).[10]

8 February

List of shipwrecks: 8 February 1981
ShipCountryDescription
Burgundia  Panama The coaster was driven ashore at Castlerock, County Londonderry, United Kingdom. She later caught fire and was declared a constructive total loss and consequently scrapped. Burgundia was on a voyage from Coleraine, County Londonderry to Portugal.[11]

13 February

List of shipwrecks: 13 February 1981
ShipCountryDescription
Eastern Mariner I  Panama The cargo ship was damaged in a storm, and sank three days later east of Bermuda (32°19.36′N 64°31.30′W).[12]
Wood Duck  United States The 32-foot (9.8 m) fishing vessel sank in Union Bay in the Alexander Archipelago in Southeast Alaska during a violent storm. Her owner-operator died in the sinking.[13]

19 February

List of shipwrecks: 19 February 1981
ShipCountryDescription
Akra Aktion  Greece Ran aground off Mangalia, Romania and sank.[14]

24 February

List of shipwrecks: 24 February 1981
ShipCountryDescription
Uyak  United States The 60-foot (18 m) fishing vessel sank off Humpback Rock in Chiniak Bay on the coast of Kodiak Island near Kodiak, Alaska.[15]

26 February

List of shipwrecks: 26 February 1981
ShipCountryDescription
USS Glennon  United States Navy The Gearing-class destroyer was sunk as a target off Puerto Rico.

28 February

List of shipwrecks: 28 February 1981
ShipCountryDescription
Dae Rim  South Korea The 291-foot (88.7 m) cargo ship caught fire and washed ashore at Cape Wrangell on the coast of Attu Island in the Aleutian Islands with the loss of 24 lives. There were two survivors.[16]

Unknown date

List of shipwrecks: Unknown date February 1981
ShipCountryDescription
Jupiter  United States The 82-foot (25.0 m) fishing vessel was wrecked on Sozavarika Island (54°51′20″N 162°31′35″W) off the south coast of the Alaska Peninsula in Alaska. Her crew of five survived.[17]

March

4 March

List of shipwrecks: 4 March 1981
ShipCountryDescription
Pacific Angel  United States The 94-foot (28.7 m) crab-fishing vessel was wrecked without loss of life on Chowiet Island (56°02′N 156°42′W) in the Semidi Islands southwest of Kodiak Island.[18]

8 March

List of shipwrecks: 8 March 1981
ShipCountryDescription
Mezada  Israel The cargo ship sank in rough seas approximately 100 nautical miles (190 km) southeast of Bermuda. Eleven of 35 crew rescued.

13 March

List of shipwrecks: 13 March 1981
ShipCountryDescription
Daito Maru No. 55  Japan The 105-foot (32.0 m) fishing trawler sank in the Bering Sea approximately 380 nautical miles (700 km; 440 mi) northwest of Adak in the Aleutian Islands with the loss of her entire crew of 26.[16]

25 March

List of shipwrecks: 25 March 1981
ShipCountryDescription
Rio Bravo  Greece The cargo ship caught fire and sank 600 nautical miles (1,100 km) south west of the Azores. All 27 crew rescued.[19]

April

9 April

List of shipwrecks: 9 April 1981
ShipCountryDescription
Nisho Maru  Japan The ballistic missile submarine USS George Washington ( United States Navy) surfaced underneath the cargo ship, sinking her with the loss of two of her crew.

May

19 May

List of shipwrecks: 19 May 1981
ShipCountryDescription
Bering Scout  United States The 65-foot (19.8 m) tug sank with the loss of three lives in Etolin Strait on the west-central coast of Alaska.[1]

20 May

List of shipwrecks: 20 May 1981
ShipCountryDescription
Alkmini  Greece The cargo ship collided with the motor vessel Duro Seis ( Spain) in the English Channel and sank. All 28 people on board were rescued by helicopter and taken to Cherbourg, France.[20]

22 May

List of shipwrecks: 22 May 1981
ShipCountryDescription
Unidentified  Libya Lebanese Civil War: The cargo ship exploded at Tyre, [Lebanon]]. She had been chased into harbor by an Israeli Navy warship.[21]

June

1 June

List of shipwrecks: 1 June 1981
ShipCountryDescription
Reina del Mar  Greece scuttled off Kynosoura, Greece.

15 June

List of shipwrecks: 15 June 1981
ShipCountryDescription
Charity  Netherlands She collided with Good Captain ( Greece) and sank 15 nautical miles (28 km) off Pantellaria Islands, Italy.[22]

Unknown date

List of shipwrecks: Unknown date 1981
ShipCountryDescription
Unknown patrol ship  Korean People's Army Naval Force The patrol ship was sunk by South Korean coastal batteries. Nine crewmen killed, one captured and four rescued.[23]

July

3 July

List of shipwrecks: 3 July 1981
ShipCountryDescription
Arctic Explorer  Canada The icebreaker sank off St. Anthony, Newfoundland, Canada. Thirteen of her 32 crew were killed.

12 July

List of shipwrecks: 12 July 1981
ShipCountryDescription
USNS Wheeling  United States Navy The inactivated Wheeling-class missile range instrumentation ship was sunk as a target by Harpoon missiles.

20 July

List of shipwrecks: 20 July 1981
ShipCountryDescription
Shoshone  United States The 76-foot (23 m) fishing vessel struck a rock and sank 2 nautical miles (3.7 km; 2.3 mi) north of Egg Island in the Aleutian Islands. The fishing vessel Captain Banjo ( United States) rescued her entire crew of five.[24]

27 July

List of shipwrecks: 27 July 1981
ShipCountryDescription
Sir Winston Churchill  United Kingdom The schooner ran aground 4 nautical miles (7.4 km) off Great Yarmouth, Norfolk. Later refloated and returned to service.

August

3 August

List of shipwrecks: 3 August 1981
ShipCountryDescription
Prince Ivanhoe  United Kingdom The former ferry struck a rock and sank at Horton, Swansea. All 450 on board rescued but one passenger suffered a heart attack and died.[25]
Melpo Lemos  Greece The tanker ran aground on the Lepe Bank, in the Solent off Southampton, United Kingdom.[25] She was refloated the next day.[26]

4 August

List of shipwrecks: 4 August 1981
ShipCountryDescription
Louis G  United States The seiner capsized and sank off Cape Bartolome (55°14′N 133°37′W) in Southeast Alaska. The fishing vessel Delight ( United States) rescued her entire crew of five.[27]

7 August

List of shipwrecks: 7 August 1981
ShipCountryDescription
Winterwind  United States After the 43-foot (13 m) fishing vessel began taking on water, she drifted onto the tow line of a passing barge and sank in Cook Inlet 10 nautical miles (19 km; 12 mi) off Clam Gulch, Alaska, after the barge collided with her.[13]

20 August

List of shipwrecks: 20 August 1981
ShipCountryDescription
Cowboy  United States The fishing vessel was lost in bad weather in the Gulf of Alaska.[28]

21 August

List of shipwrecks: 21 August 1981
ShipCountryDescription
Northern King  United States The 96-foot (29.3 m) trawler-processor developed a heavy list during a storm in the Bering Sea off Cape Lieskof (55.7883°N 162.0542°W / 55.7883; -162.0542 (Cape Lieskof)), Alaska, then capsized and sank near Nelson Lagoon (55°50′N 162°05′W). Her seven crew members abandoned ship 4 nautical miles (7.4 km; 4.6 mi) off the Alaska Peninsula; two were lost, but the other five made it to shore in a life raft and were rescued.[29]
Rocket  United States The 34-foot (10.4 m) vessel capsized in Strawberry Pass (60°24′N 146°03′W) near Montague Island at the entrance to Prince William Sound on the south-central coast of Alaska with the loss of both people on board.[30]

26 August

List of shipwrecks: 26 August 1981
ShipCountryDescription
Pushka  United States The vessel was wrecked at Sanak Point (54°23′N 162°35′W), probably off Sanak Island in the Aleutian Islands. The fishing vessel Casade ( United States) rescued her entire crew of three.[18]

September

7 September

List of shipwrecks: 7 September 1981
ShipCountryDescription
Misty  United States The 86-foot (26.2 m) fishing trawler burned and sank in Marmot Bay (58°00′N 152°06′W) off Alaska′s Kodiak Archipelago. The fishing vessel Trailblazer ( United States) rescued her entire crew of five.[2]

9 September

List of shipwrecks: 9 September 1981
ShipCountryDescription
Lady Simpson  United States The crabber-trawler sank in the Bering Sea approximately 72 nautical miles (133 km; 83 mi) north of Dutch Harbor, Alaska. A Japanese fishing trawler rescued her crew of six 28 hours later.[27]

13 September

List of shipwrecks: 13 September 1981
ShipCountryDescription
HMS Rapid  Royal Navy The decommissioned Q and R-class destroyer was sunk as a torpedo target in the Western Approaches by the submarine HMS Onyx ( Royal Navy).

14 September

List of shipwrecks: 14 September 1981
ShipCountryDescription
City of Seattle  United States The 84-foot (25.6 m) crab-fishing vessel burned and sank in the Shelikof Strait 5 nautical miles (9.3 km; 5.8 mi) south of Cape Uganik (57°58′N 153°30′W) on the coast of Uganik Island in Alaska′s Kodiak Archipelago. The medium endurance cutter USCGC Confidence ( United States Coast Guard) rescued her entire crew of six. She later was salvaged, repaired, and returned to service.[28]
Spring  United States The 42-foot (12.8 m) troller sank 2 nautical miles (3.7 km; 2.3 mi) off Ratz Harbor (55°53′15″N 132°35′45″W) on the northeast coast of Prince of Wales Island in the Alexander Archipelago in Southeast Alaska.[24]

19 September

List of shipwrecks: 19 September 1981
ShipCountryDescription
Periphery  United States The 32-foot (9.8 m) fishing vessel broke up and sank in heavy seas while under tow by the vessel Billy Don ( United States) in the Shelikof Strait between the Kodiak Archipelago and mainland Alaska.[18]
Sobral Santos II  Brazil The ferry sank in the harbour of Óbidos, Pará with the loss of an unknown number of people. Estimates range from 50 to 300.[31]

20 September

List of shipwrecks: 20 September 1981
ShipCountryDescription
Tungufoss  Iceland The coaster sank in a storm 4 nautical miles (7.4 km) off Land's End, Cornwall, United Kingdom. All of the crew were rescued, either, by helicopter from RNAS Culdrose or the Sennen Cove lifeboat.[32]

21 September

List of shipwrecks: 21 September 1981
ShipCountryDescription
BRP Datu Kalantiaw  Philippine Navy

Typhoon Clara: The Datu Kalantiaw class Frigate was driven ashore on Calayan Island with the loss of 79 of her 97 crew.

Cannon class destroyer escort

24 September

List of shipwrecks: 24 September 1981
ShipCountryDescription
Dimitris  Greece The 963 GRT freighter (formerly known as Harrogate of Associated Humber Lines) flooded, foundered and was lost.[33]

27 September

List of shipwrecks: 27 September 1981
ShipCountryDescription
Sea Foam  United States The fishing vessel was wrecked in Summers Bay (53°54′45″N 166°27′30″W) on the coast of Unalaska Island in the Aleutian Islands.[24]

30 September

List of shipwrecks: 30 September 1981
ShipCountryDescription
The Faith  United States The barge, a converted landing craft mechanized with three divers aboard, sprang a leak and sank in Shotgun Cove (60°48′05″N 148°32′30″W) near Whittier, Alaska. The fishing vessel Tommel ( United States), which had towned The Faith to the cove, rescued the three divers.[34]

Unknown date

List of shipwrecks: unknown date 1981
ShipCountryDescription
Chrisoula K  Greece Ran aground on the Sha`b Abu Nuhas reef and later sank.[35]

October

21 October

List of shipwrecks: 21 October 1981
ShipCountryDescription
S-178  Soviet Navy The Whiskey-class submarine was rammed and sunk by the refrigerator ship Refrizkerator-13 ( Soviet Union) in Golden Horn Bay on the Sea of Japan coast of the Soviet Union. Thirty-one of her crew were killed.

22 October

List of shipwrecks: 22 October 1981
ShipCountryDescription
Elusive  United States After a fire broke out in her engine room, the 86-foot (26.2 m) fishing vessel burned and sank near Cape Ikolik (57°17′15″N 154°47′00″W) on the coast of Alaska′s Kodiak Island. The fishing vessel Gerry D ( United States) rescued her crew of five.[36]

27 October

List of shipwrecks: 27 October 1981
ShipCountryDescription
Diane O  United States After her engine broke down, the 26-foot (7.9 m) fishing vessel drifted into the surf and broke up on the south coast of Nunivak Island in the Bering Sea.[16]

28 October

List of shipwrecks: 28 October 1981
ShipCountryDescription
S-363  Soviet Navy The Whiskey-class submarine ran aground off Karlskrona, Sweden and was damaged. After a diplomatic incident and military standoff, the submarine was refloated on 5 November and towed into international waters for handover to the Soviet Navy.

30 October

List of shipwrecks: 30 October 1981
ShipCountryDescription
Gem  United States The 47-foot (14.3 m) fishing vessel struck a rock and sank in Cape Spencer in Southeast Alaska. Three of her four crewmen survived.[37]

31 October

List of shipwrecks: 31 October 1981
ShipCountryDescription
Temple Hall  Greece

The cargo ship was beached at Arrecife, Canary Islands after developing a leak. The stern section of the ship survives as of February 2014.[38]

November

12 November

List of shipwrecks: 12 November 1981
ShipCountryDescription
Aleutian Monarch  United States After she caught fire and burned for five days, the 460-foot (140.2 m) fish processing vessel was towed out to sea and scuttled near Beaver Inlet (53°50′N 166°15′W) on the coast of Unalaska Island in the Aleutian Islands.[39]

15 November

List of shipwrecks: 15 November 1981
ShipCountryDescription
USS Charles R. Ware  United States Navy The decommissioned Gearing-class destroyer was sunk as a target in the Caribbean.

26 November

List of shipwrecks: 26 November 1981
ShipCountryDescription
Globe Asimi  Gibraltar The tanker ran aground at Klaipeda, Lithuania and broke in two.[40]

27 November

List of shipwrecks: 27 November 1981
ShipCountryDescription
Elma Tres  West Germany The cargo ship foundered 215 nautical miles (398 km) west of Hamilton, Bermuda with the loss of all but one of her 24 crew.[41]
Euro Princess  Yugoslavia The cargo ship ran aground off Sable Island, Nova Scotia, Canada. All 26 crew rescued by helicopter.[41][42]
Nannie D  United States The 32-foot (9.8 m) fishing vessel sank southwest of Seward, Alaska, with the loss of her entire crew of three.[29]

30 November

List of shipwrecks: 30 November 1981
ShipCountryDescription
Saint Patrick  United States The 458-gross register ton 138.2-foot (42.1 m) scallop-fishing trawler was abandoned in the Gulf of Alaska 5 nautical miles (9.3 km; 5.8 mi) east of Marmot Island near Kodiak, Alaska, after a large wave laid her over. Only two men of her crew of 11 men and one woman survived. Days later, Saint Patrick was found floating derelict in the outer part of Marmot Bay and was towed to Womens Bay, Alaska, where she sank.[24]

December

8 December

List of shipwrecks: 8 December 1981
ShipCountryDescription
Garnet  Panama The reefer collided with Molaventure ( Liberia) ten kilometres (6.2 mi) off Port Said, Egypt and was beached to prevent sinking. One crewman was killed. The ship was abandoned as a constructive total loss. Later refloated and towed to deep water and scuttled.[43]
Molaventure  Liberia The tanker collided with Garnet ( Panama) ten kilometres (6.2 mi) off Port Said, Egypt and was beached. Later she was able to resume her voyage.[44]

13 December

List of shipwrecks: 13 December 1981
ShipCountryDescription
Bonita  Ecuador The freighter capsized by two massive waves 40 miles (64 km) north of Guernsey while on voyage from Hamburg to Panama with fertiliser. One member of crew lost, the rest saved by navy helicopter and St Peter’s Lifeboat, Sir William Arnold.[45][46]
Kaliakh  United States The 86-foot (26.2 m) motor scow dragged her anchor, drifted onto the rocks, capsized, and was lost in Iliasik Passage (55°02′N 161°55′W) between Inner Iliasik Island and Outer Iliasik Island in the Shumagin Islands off the south-central coast of Alaska. Her crew survived and was rescued by the tug Jeffrey Foss ( United States).[47]

14 December

List of shipwrecks: 14 December 1981
ShipCountryDescription
Grain Ville  United Kingdom The cargo ship foundered off County Wexford, Ireland. Five of her nine crew were rescued.[48]

19 December

List of shipwrecks: 19 December 1981
ShipCountryDescription
Mark  Panama The coaster was lost in Mount's Bay, Cornwall while bound for Spezia, Spain with a cargo of china clay from Teignmouth. All six of her crew were lost and the wreck has never been found.[49]
Lifeboat Solomon Browne Royal National Lifeboat Institution The lifeboat was lost while attempting to rescue the crew of Union Star ( Republic of Ireland) off Tater Du, Cornwall. All hands lost including survivors of "Union Star".[50]
Union Star  Republic of Ireland The coastal cargo ship was lost on her maiden voyage due to engine failure in a gale. She was wrecked off Tater Du, Cornwall, ending up capsized on the rocks. All hands and the Master's wife and two daughters were lost, either on board or in the sinking of the rescue vessel.[51]

23 December

List of shipwrecks: 23 December 1981
ShipCountryDescription
Dimitrios  Greece The laid-up cargo ship was swept from her offshore anchorage by a storm and wrecked on the beach at Valtaki, near Gythio, Greece.

28 December

List of shipwrecks: 28 December 1981
ShipCountryDescription{{shipwreck list item
Unidentified patrol vessel People's Republic of Kampuchea The navy patrol vessel was sunk by three Royal Thai Navy vessels off Koh Kang Province, Cambodia. Of her crew of six Vietnamese and seven Cambodians, eight were killed and five became prisoners-of-war.[52]

29 December 1981

List of shipwrecks: 29 December 1981
ShipCountryDescription
Sue  United States The 32-foot (9.8 m) fishing vessel sank in Izhut Bay (58°11′N 152°15′W) on the coast of Afognak Island in the Kodiak Archipelago after striking a log. The fishing vessel Amber Dawn ( United States) rescued her crew of two.[24]

30 December

List of shipwrecks: 30 December 1981
ShipCountryDescription
Marina di Equa  Italy The bulk carrier sank in the Bay of Biscay with the loss of all thirty crew.[53]

Unknown date

List of shipwrecks: Unknown date 1981
ShipCountryDescription
Aurore The fishing trawler, a former yacht, sank in the D'Entrecasteaux Channel after sriking an unidentified object. she was later refloated and restored to her original configuration as a yacht.
Holland XXIV  Netherlands The dredger was beached at Cleveleys.[54]
J. P. Webb  Australia The hopper barge sank off Port Lillias.[55]
USS Ozark  United States Navy Serving as a target ship, the decommissioned mine countermeasures support ship sank in the Gulf of Mexico 28 to 30 miles (45 to 48 km) due south of Destin, Florida, the day after being hit by a Maverick missile fired by a United States Air Force F-4 Phantom II aircraft from Eglin Air Force Base, Florida.

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See also

Ship events in 1981
Ship launches: 1976 1977 1978 1979 1980 1981 1982 1983 1984 1985 1986
Ship commissionings: 1976 1977 1978 1979 1980 1981 1982 1983 1984 1985 1986
Ship decommissionings: 1976 1977 1978 1979 1980 1981 1982 1983 1984 1985 1986
Shipwrecks: 1976 1977 1978 1979 1980 1981 1982 1983 1984 1985 1986
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