List of shipwrecks in January 1918

The list of shipwrecks in January 1918 includes ships sunk, foundered, grounded, or otherwise lost during January 1918.

1 January

List of shipwrecks: 1 January 1918
ShipCountryDescription
Egyptian Transport  United Kingdom World War I: The cargo ship was damaged in the Mediterranean by SM UB-50 ( Imperial German Navy) with the loss of five of her crew. She was beached near Bône, Algeria. Later refloated, repaired and returned to service.[1]
Eriksholm  Sweden World War I: The cargo ship was torpedoed and sunk in the North Sea[2] south of Aberdeen, United Kingdom (57°10′N 1°51′W) by SM UC-58 ( Imperial German Navy).[3]
E. S. Hocken  United Kingdom The schooner was set afire and abandoned in the Atlantic Ocean. Her crew were rescued.[4]
Sandon Hall  United Kingdom World War I: The cargo ship was torpedoed and sunk in the Mediterranean Sea 22 nautical miles (41 km) north north east of Linosa, Italy (36°15′N 13°00′E) by SM U-40 ( Austro-Hungarian Navy). Her crew survived.[5][6]

2 January

List of shipwrecks: 2 January 1918
ShipCountryDescription
Boston City  United Kingdom World War I: The cargo ship was torpedoed and sunk in the Irish Sea 11 nautical miles (20 km) west of St. Ann's Head, Pembrokeshire (51°40′N 5°26′W) by SM U-91 ( Imperial German Navy). Her crew survived.[6][7]
Christos Markettos  Italy World War I: The cargo ship was torpedoed and sunk in the Atlantic Ocean 4 nautical miles (7.4 km) north west of Gurnard's Head, Cornwall, United Kingdom (50°13′N 5°42′W) by SM U-95 ( Imperial German Navy). Her crew survived.[8]
Gallier  United Kingdom World War I: The cargo ship was torpedoed and sunk in the Atlantic Ocean 7 nautical miles (13 km) east north east of the Wolf Rock, Cornwall (50°00′N 5°39′W) by SM U-95 ( Imperial German Navy). Her crew survived.[9]
HMS Hirpa  Royal Navy The whaler was lost on this date.[10]
Nadejda Russia World War I: The cargo ship was sunk in the Irish Sea 25 nautical miles (46 km) south west of the Chicken Rock, Isle of Man by SM U-19 ( Imperial German Navy). Her crew survived.[11]
Veda  United Kingdom World War I: The fishing smack was shelled and sunk in the Atlantic Ocean 30 nautical miles (56 km) south south west of the Eddystone Lighthouse by SM U-93 ( Imperial German Navy). Her crew survived.[12]

3 January

List of shipwrecks: 3 January 1918
ShipCountryDescription
Allanton  United Kingdom World War I: The collier was torpedoed and sunk in the Mediterranean 20 nautical miles (37 km) north of Cape Bon, Algeria (37°26′N 11°00′E) by SM UB-50 ( Imperial German Navy). Her crew survived.[6][13][10]
Asborg  Norway World War I: The cargo ship was torpedoed and sunk in the English Channel 3 nautical miles (5.6 km) south east by east of St. Catherine's Point, Isle of Wight (50°31′N 1°16′W) by SM UC-75 ( Imperial German Navy). Her crew survived.[14]
Birchwood  United Kingdom World War I: The collier was torpedoed and sunk in the Atlantic Ocean 25 nautical miles (46 km) east of the Blackwater Lightship ( United Kingdom) by SM U-61 ( Imperial German Navy). Her crew survived.[6][10][15]
HMS Blackwhale  Royal Navy World War I: The patrol vessel struck a mine and sank in the North Sea off Fife Ness (56°19′N 0°45′W) with the loss of twelve of her crew.[16]
Gartland  United Kingdom World War I: The collier was torpedoed and sunk in the English Channel 5 nautical miles (9.3 km) east south east of the Owers Lightship ( United Kingdom) by SM UB-30 ( Imperial German Navy) with the loss of two of her crew.[6][17]
Steelville  United Kingdom World War I: The collier was torpedoed and sunk in the Mediterranean Sea 20 nautical miles (37 km) north of Cape Bon (37°25′N 11°06′E) by SM UB-50 ( Imperial German Navy). Her crew survived.[6][18][19]

4 January

List of shipwrecks: 4 January 1918
ShipCountryDescription
Day Spring  United Kingdom World War I: The fishing smack was scuttled in the English Channel 8 nautical miles (15 km) south east of Berry Head, Devon by SM UC-75 ( Imperial German Navy). Her crew survived.[20][21]
Goeland I  French Navy World War I: The naval trawler was shelled and sunk in the Bay of Biscay off Penmarc'h, Finistère, France by SM U-93 ( Imperial German Navy) with the loss of sweven of her crew.[22]
HMT Golden Sunset  Royal Navy The naval trawler collided with another vessel and sank in the English Channel off the Shambles Lightship ( United Kingdom).[10][23]
Gratitude  United Kingdom World War I: The fishing vessel was scuttled in the English Channel 8 nautical miles (15 km) south east of Berry Head by SM UC-75 ( Imperial German Navy). Her crew survived.[24][21]
Otto  United Kingdom World War I: The schooner was shelled and sunk in the Irish Sea 10 nautical miles (19 km) south south west of St. John's Point, County Down (54°11′N 5°32′W) by SM U-91 ( Imperial German Navy). Her crew survived.[25]
Regina Elena  Italy World War I: The passenger ship was sunk in the Mediterranean off Tripoli, Libya by SM UC-20 ( Imperial German Navy).[26]
HMHS Rewa  United Kingdom (Red Cross): World War I: The hospital ship was torpedoed and sunk in the Bristol Channel 19 nautical miles (35 km) west of Hartland Point, Devon (50°55′N 4°49′W) by SM U-55 ( Imperial German Navy) with the loss of four of the 566 people on board.[27][28]
Storebror  Norway World War I: The neutral vessel was sunk by gunfire by SMS Wolf ( Imperial German Navy) in the Atlantic Ocean (17°32′S 26°50′W) to prevent the ship from disclosing Wolf's position.[29][30]
Varuna  United Kingdom World War I: The fishing smack was scuttled in the English Channel 15 nautical miles (28 km) east south east of Berry Head by SM UC-75 ( Imperial German Navy). Her crew survived.[31][21]

5 January

List of shipwrecks: 5 January 1918
ShipCountryDescription
Birtley  United Kingdom World War I: The cargo ship was torpedoed and sunk in the North Sea 8 nautical miles (15 km) north of Flamborough Head, Yorkshire by SM UB-38 ( Imperial German Navy) with the loss of eighteen of her crew.[32]
Glenarm Head  United Kingdom World War I: The cargo ship was torpedoed and sunk in the English Channel 5 nautical miles (9.3 km) west by south of the Brighton Lightship (50°34′N 0°12′W) by SM UB-30 ( Imperial German Navy) with the loss of two of her crew.[6][33]
Iolanthe  United Kingdom World War I: The cargo ship was torpedoed and sunk in the English Channel 10 nautical miles (19 km) south east by east of Portland Bill, Dorset (50°28′N 2°12′W) by SM UC-75 ( Imperial German Navy). Her crew survived.[6][34]
Knightsgarth  United Kingdom World War I: The collier was torpedoed and sunk in the Bristol Channel 5 nautical miles (9.3 km) west north west of the Bull Point Lighthouse, Devon by SM U-91 ( Imperial German Navy) with the loss of two of her crew.[6][10][35]
Rio Claro  United Kingdom World War I: The cargo ship was torpedoed and sunk in the Gulf of Genoa 2 nautical miles (3.7 km) of Riva Trigoso, Liguria, Italy (44°13′N 9°29′E) by SM U-63 ( Imperial German Navy). Her crew survived. The stern section of the ship was refloated in March 1919 and subsequently returned to service with a new bow.[36]
Rose Marie  United Kingdom World War I: The collier was torpedoed and sunk in the Atlantic Ocean 13 nautical miles (24 km) south east of the North Arklow Lightship ( United Kingdom) by SM U-61 ( Imperial German Navy) with the loss of a crew member.[6][18][37]
War Baron  United Kingdom World War I: The cargo ship was torpedoed and sunk in the Atlantic Ocean 8 nautical miles (15 km) north east of the Godrevy Lighthouse, Cornwall (50°18′N 5°35′W) by SM U-55 ( Imperial German Navy) with the loss of two lives.[38]

6 January

List of shipwrecks: 6 January 1918
ShipCountryDescription
Dagny  Denmark World War I: The cargo ship was toepedoed and sunk in the Bay of Biscay 4 nautical miles (7.4 km) south south west of Penmarc'h, Finistère, France by SM U-93 ( Imperial German Navy) with the loss of two of her crew.[39]
Halberdier  United Kingdom World War I: The cargo ship was torpedoed and sunk in St George's Channel 27 nautical miles (50 km) west by north of Bardsey Island, Pembrokeshire by SM U-61 ( Imperial German Navy) with the loss of five crew.[6][40]
Harry Luckenbach  United States World War I: The tanker was sunk in the Bay of Biscay 2 nautical miles (3.7 km) off Penmarc'h by SM U-93 ( Imperial German Navy) with the loss of eight of her crew.[41]
Henri Le Cour  France World War I: The cargo ship was torpedoed and sunk in the Bay of Biscay 9 nautical miles (17 km) off Penmarc'h (47°45′N 4°28′W) by SM U-93 ( Imperial German Navy).[42]
Kanaris  Greece World War I: The cargo ship was sunk in the Bay of Biscay off Penmarc'h (47°44′N 4°13′W) by SM U-93 ( Imperial German Navy). Her crew survived.[43]
Saint Mathieu  French Navy World War I: The naval trawler was shelled and sunk in the Bay of Biscay off the Île d'Yeu, Vendée by SM U-22 ( Imperial German Navy) with the loss of eight crew.[44]
Spenser  United Kingdom World War I: The cargo ship was torpedoed and sunk in the Atlantic Ocean 35 nautical miles (65 km) north east of the Tuskar Rock, Ireland by SM U-61 ( Imperial German Navy). Her crew survived.[6][45]

7 January

List of shipwrecks: 7 January 1918
ShipCountryDescription
Arab  United Kingdom World War I: The cargo ship was torpedoed and sunk in the Mediterranean 18 nautical miles (33 km) north by east of Cape Serrat, Tunisia (37°28′N 9°23′E) by SM UB-50 ( Imperial German Navy) with the loss of 21 of her crew.[46]
Egda  Norway World War I: The cargo ship was sunk in the Atlantic Ocean 15 nautical miles (28 km) off the Tuskar Rock, Ireland (52°14′N 5°40′W) by SM U-110 ( Imperial German Navy) with the loss of a crew member.[47]
Gascony  United Kingdom World War I: The cargo ship was torpedoed and sunk in the English Channel 10 nautical miles (19 km) south south east of the Owers Lightship ( United Kingdom) by SM UC-75 ( Imperial German Navy). Her crew survived.[6][48]
Leon  France World War I: The cargo ship was sunk in the English Channel 13 nautical miles (24 km) north north east of the Triagoz Lighthouse, Finistère by SM UC-75 ( Imperial German Navy). Her crew survived.[49]
Oued Sebou  France World War I: The troopship was sunk in the Atlantic Ocean 4 nautical miles (7.4 km) off Cape Bojador, Río de Oro (26°30′N 14°17′W) by SM U-157 ( Imperial German Navy). Her crew survived.[50]
Premier  United Kingdom World War I: The drifter was shelled and sunk 3 nautical miles (5.6 km) off Loch Eynort (57°13′N 6°28′W) by SM U-91 ( Imperial German Navy) with the loss of two of her crew.[51]

8 January

List of shipwrecks: 8 January 1918
ShipCountryDescription
Lister Tief  Imperial German Navy The Kattegat-class Vorpostenboot was wrecked on Hohes Reef off Borkum.[52]
San Guglielmo  Italy World War I: The passenger ship was sunk in the Gulf of Genoa off Loano, Liguria (44°07′N 8°18′E) by SM U-63 ( Imperial German Navy).[53]

9 January

List of shipwrecks: 9 January 1918
ShipCountryDescription
Bayvoe  United Kingdom World War I: The cargo ship was torpedoed and sunk in the Bay of Biscay 10 nautical miles (19 km) south of the Glénan Islands, Finistère, France (47°30′N 4°01′W) by SM U-84 ( Imperial German Navy) with the loss of four of her crew.[6][54]
HMS Racoon  Royal Navy The Beagle-class destroyer was lost in the Atlantic Ocean off the Garvan Isles, County Donegal.[18][55]
Taiyabi  India The collier foundered in St George's Channel.[56]
SM UB-69  Imperial German Navy World War I: The Type UB III submarine was depth charged and sunk in the Mediterranean off Bizerte, Algeria (37°30′N 10°38′E) with the loss of all 31 crew.[57]
Ula  Norway World War I: The coaster was torpedoed and sunk in the English Channel 10 nautical miles (19 km) east south east of The Lizard, Cornwall, United Kingdom (49°55′N 5°47′W) by SM U-55 ( Imperial German Navy). Her crew survived.[58]

10 January

List of shipwrecks: 10 January 1918
ShipCountryDescription
Atlas  Netherlands World War I: The cargo ship was sunk in the Atlantic Ocean 25 nautical miles (46 km) off Fuerteventura, Canary Islands, Spain (28°32′N 12°52′W) by SM U-156 ( Imperial German Navy).[59]
Cardiff  United Kingdom World War I: The cargo ship was torpedoed and damaged in the Bay of Biscay 20 nautical miles (37 km) south west of Lorient, Morbihan, France by SM U-84 ( Imperial German Navy) with the loss of eight of her crew. She was beached but was later refloated.[60]
Hulda Maersk  Denmark World War I: The cargo ship was scuttled in the Atlantic Ocean 24 nautical miles (44 km) off Cape Bojador, Río de Oro (26°26′N 14°28′W) by SM U-157 ( Imperial German Navy). Her crew survived.[61]
Portland  United Kingdom The auxiliary schooner caught fire and sank in the Atlantic Ocean off the coast of Portugal. Her crew were rescued.[62]
Ydun  Sweden The schooner was abandoned in the North Sea off Stavanger, Rogaland, Norway.[62] She came ashore at Ulboer, Rogaland and was wrecked.[63]

11 January

List of shipwrecks: 11 January 1918
ShipCountryDescription
Barsac  France World War I: The cargo ship was sunk in the English Channel 18 nautical miles (33 km) north west of Cap de la Hève, Seine-Inférieure by SM UB-80 ( Imperial German Navy).[64]
Kasuga  Imperial Japanese Navy The Kasuga-class cruiser ran aground in the Bangka Strait. She was refloated in June, repaired and returned to service.
HMML 356  Royal Navy The motor launch was lost on this date.[18]

12 January

List of shipwrecks: 12 January 1918
ShipCountryDescription
Adolph Meyer  Sweden World War I: The coaster struck a mine and sank in the North Sea south east of Peterhead, Aberdeenshire, United Kingdom with the loss of all seventeen crew.[65] Adolph Meyer was part of a convoy, but struggled to keep her position and disappeared from view.[66]
Bosforo  Italy World War I: The cargo ship was sunk in the Mediterranean off Cape Spartivento, Sardinia (37°54′N 16°06′E) by SM U-28 ( Austro-Hungarian Navy). Her crew survived.[67]
Château Laffite  France World War I: The cargo ship was sunk in the Bay of Biscay 1.5 nautical miles (2.8 km) off Penmarc'h, Finistère (47°35′N 4°40′W) by SM U-84 ( Imperial German Navy).[68]
Mica  France World War I: The cargo ship was torpedoed and sunk in the Aegean Sea 7 nautical miles (13 km) west of Milos, Greece (37°09′N 23°45′E) by SM U-47 ( Austro-Hungarian Navy) with the loss of six of her crew.[69]
HMS Narborough  Royal Navy The Admiralty M-class destroyer ran aground on the Pentland Skerries and sank with the loss of all 92 crew.
HMS Opal  Royal Navy The Admiralty M-class destroyer ran aground on the Pentland Skerries and sank with the loss of 96 of her 97 crew.
Whorlton  United Kingdom World War I: The cargo ship was sunk in the English Channel off the Owers Lightship ( United Kingdom) (50°34′N 0°45′W) by SM UB-30 ( Imperial German Navy) with the loss of all thirteen crew.[70]

13 January

List of shipwrecks: 13 January 1918
ShipCountryDescription
SMS Fro  Imperial German Navy The Vorpostenboot was lost on this date.[71]
Rapallo  United Kingdom World War I: The cargo ship was torpedoed and sunk in the Mediterranean 1.5 nautical miles (2.8 km) south of Cape Peloro, Sicily, Italy (38°05′N 15°34′E) by SM U-28 ( Austro-Hungarian Navy) with the loss of a crew member.[6][72]

14 January

List of shipwrecks: 14 January 1918
ShipCountryDescription
Alster  United Kingdom World War I: The coaster was torpedoed and sunk in the North Sea 5 nautical miles (9.3 km) east south east of Noss Head, Shetland Islands by SM UB-62 ( Imperial German Navy). Her crew survived.[6][73]
Arthur Capel  France World War I: The cargo ship was torpedoed and sunk in the English Channel 14 nautical miles (26 km) north west of Barfleur, Manche (49°52′N 0°47′W) by SM UB-80 ( Imperial German Navy). Her crew survived.[74]
Babin Chevaye  France World War I: The barque was sunk in the Bay of Biscay 30 nautical miles (56 km) west south west of Penmarc'h, Finistère (47°36′N 5°07′W) by SM U-93 ( Imperial German Navy). Her crew survived.[75]
Centauro  Greece The cargo ship ran aground at Estepona, Andalusia, Spain and was wrecked.[76]
HMS G8  Royal Navy The G-class submarine was lost in the North Sea on this date.
Miranda  United Kingdom The trawler was wrecked in Pelwick Bay.[77]
SM UB-63  Imperial German Navy World War I: The Type UB III submarine departed for a patrol in the North Sea and Irish Sea. No further trace, lost with all 33 crew.[78]

15 January

List of shipwrecks: 15 January 1918
ShipCountryDescription
Bonanova  Spain World War I: The coaster was damaged in the Mediterranean 8 nautical miles (15 km) off Cape Farrara (43°11′N 4°37′E) by SM U-63 ( Imperial German Navy). She was towed into Marseille, Bouches-du-Rhône, France where she was declared a constructive total loss.[79]
HMT Ethnee  Royal Navy The naval trawler was lost on this date.[10]
HMML 278  Royal Navy The motor launch was lost on this date.[18]
Spital  United Kingdom World War I: The cargo ship was torpedoed and sunk in the English Channel 28 nautical miles (52 km) south west by west of St Anthony Head, Cornwall by a Kaiserliche Marine submarine.[6]
War Song  United Kingdom World War I: The cargo ship was shelled and sunk in the Bay of Biscay 12 nautical miles (22 km) west of the Île de Sein, Finistère, France (48°02′N 5°10′W) by SM U-93 ( Imperial German Navy) with the loss of sixteen of her crew.[6][80]
Westpolder  Netherlands World War I: The cargo ship struck a mine and sank in the North Sea west of Scheveningen, South Holland (52°11′N 3°57′E).[81] Six of her eighteen crew were killed.[82]

16 January

List of shipwrecks: 16 January 1918
ShipCountryDescription
HMT John E. Lewis  Royal Navy World War I: The naval trawler struck a mine and sank in the North Sea off the Cork Lightship ( United Kingdom) (51°54′N 1°24′E) with the loss of two of her crew.[83]
Genevieve  France World War I: The cargo ship was torpedoed and sunk in the Atlantic Ocean 12 nautical miles (22 km) north west of St Ives, Cornwall, United Kingdom (50°23′N 5°20′W) by SM U-55 ( Imperial German Navy).[84]

17 January

List of shipwrecks: 17 January 1918
ShipCountryDescription
Kingsdyke  United Kingdom World War I: The cargo ship was torpedoed and sunk in the English Channel 20 nautical miles (37 km) north east by east of Cape Barfleur, Manche, France by SM UB-80 ( Imperial German Navy) with the loss of sixteen of her crew.[6][85]
Windsor Hall  United Kingdom World War I: The cargo ship was torpedoed and sunk in the Mediterranean 45 nautical miles (83 km) north west of Alexandria, Egypt by SM UB-66 ( Imperial German Navy) with the kloss of 27 crew. Her captain was taken as a prisoner of war.[6][86]

18 January

List of shipwrecks: 18 January 1918
ShipCountryDescription
HMS Blackcock  Royal Navy The Admiralty tug ran aground near Tsip Navalock, Russia and was abandoned. She was later crushed by ice and sank.[87]
Burgermeister Pauli  Imperial German Navy World War I: The Greta-class Vorpostenboot was wrecked on Hohes Riff.[88]
HMT Gambri  Royal Navy World War I: The naval trawler struck a mine and sank in the English Channel 0.75 nautical miles (1,390 m) off the Royal Sovereign Lightship ( United Kingdom) with the loss of 21 of her crew.[89]
Maria P.  United Kingdom World War I: The barquentine was shelled and sunk in the Mediterranean 75 nautical miles (139 km) west of Cape Mannu, Sardinia, Italy (39°52′N 6°36′E) by SM U-63 ( Imperial German Navy). Her crew survived.[6][90]
Ville de Bordeaux  French Navy World War I: The troopship was sunk in the Mediterranean Sea off Cape Caccia, Sardinia (40°29′N 6°49′E) by SM U-63 ( Imperial German Navy) with the loss of eight lives.[91]
SM UB-66  Imperial German Navy World War I: German Type UB III submarine or U-boat in the German Imperial Navy was sunk by HMS Campanula (38°30′N 24°25′E) on 18 January 1918, 30 crew members died in the event.[92]

19 January

List of shipwrecks: 19 January 1918
ShipCountryDescription
Doggerbank  Imperial German Navy World War I: The Gronland-class Vorpostenboot was sunk by mines west of Amrum.[93]
HMS H10  Royal Navy The H-class submarine was lost in the North Sea.
Trocas  United Kingdom World War I: The tanker was torpedoed and sunk in the Aegean Sea 10 nautical miles (19 km) north east of the Skyro Lighthouse, Greece by SM UC-23 ( Imperial German Navy) with the loss of 24 of her crew.[6][94]
SM UB-22  Imperial German Navy World War I: The Type UB II submarine struck a mine and sank in the Heligoland Bight (54°27′N 6°35′E) with the loss of all 22 crew.[95]

20 January

List of shipwrecks: 20 January 1918
ShipCountryDescription
SMS A73  Imperial German Navy World War I: The A-class torpedo boat struck a mine and sank in the North Sea off Jutland, Denmark with the loss of 40 of her 57 crew.[96][97]
SMS A77  Imperial German Navy World War I: The A-class torpedo boat struck a mine and sank in the North Sea off Jutland with the loss of all 33 crew.[96][97]
Faustina B.  Italy World War I: The sailing vessel was sunk in the Mediterranean east of Sardinia by SM UC-67 ( Imperial German Navy).[98]
Hirondelle  France World War I: The sailing vessel was sunk in the English Channel north of Le Tréport, Seine-Inférieure by SM U-55 ( Imperial German Navy).[99]
HMS M28  Royal Navy World War I: Battle of Imbros: The M15-class monitor was shelled and sunk by Midilli and Yavûz Sultân Selîm (both  Ottoman Navy) with the loss of eleven of her 69 crew.
HMS Mechanician  Royal Navy World War I: The escort ship was torpedoed and sunk in the English Channel 8 nautical miles (15 km) west of St. Catherine's Point, Isle of Wight by SM UB-35 ( Imperial German Navy) with the loss of thirteen of her crew.[6][100]
Midilli  Ottoman Navy World War I: The Magdeburg-class cruiser struck five mines and sank in the Ionian Sea with the loss of 330 of her 492 crew.
HMS Raglan  Royal Navy World War I: Battle of Imbros: The Abercrombie-class monitor was shelled and sunk by Midilli and Yavûz Sultân Selîm (both  Ottoman Navy) with the loss of 127 of her 198 crew.
SMS S16  Imperial German Navy World War I: The V1-class destroyer struck a mine and sank in the North Sea with the loss of 80 of her crew.[97]
Warspite  Royal Navy The training ship – formerly the ship-of-the-line HMS Waterloo ( Royal Navy) – was destroyed by arson on the River Thames at Greenhithe, Kent, England.[101][102][103]
Yavûz Sultân Selîm  Ottoman Navy World War I: The Moltke-class battlecruiser struck three mines in the Aegean Sea and was beached at Nagara Point, in the Dardanelles. She was later repaired and returned to service.

21 January

List of shipwrecks: 21 January 1918
ShipCountryDescription
HMS Louvain  Royal Navy World War I: The armed boarding steamer was torpedoed and sunk in the Aegean Sea (37°38′N 24°10′E) by SM UC-22 ( Imperial German Navy) with the loss of 227 lives.
Maria Caterina  Netherlands The fishing vessel was shelled and sunk in the North Sea (52°47′N 3°28′E) by SM U-55 ( Imperial German Navy) with the loss of all seven crew.[104]
Teelin Head  United Kingdom World War I: The cargo ship was torpedoed and sunk in the English Channel 12 nautical miles (22 km) south south west of the Owers Lightship by SM UC-30 ( Imperial German Navy) with the loss of thirteen of her crew.[6][105]
West Wales  United Kingdom World War I: The collier was torpedoed and sunk in the Mediterranean 140 nautical miles (260 km) south east by south of Malta (34°00′N 16°50′E) by SM U-28 ( Austro-Hungarian Navy) with the loss of two of her crew.[6][18][106]

22 January

List of shipwrecks: 22 January 1918
ShipCountryDescription
Andrea Costa  Italy World War I: The cargo ship was torpedoed and sunk in the Mediterranean off Malta by SM U-27 ( Austro-Hungarian Navy).[107]
Anglo-Canadian  United Kingdom World War I: The cargo ship was torpedoed and sunk in the Mediterranean Sea 33 nautical miles (61 km) south of Malta (35°15′N 15°05′E) by SM U-63 ( Imperial German Navy) with the loss of three crew.[6][108]
Greatham  United Kingdom World War I: The cargo ship was torpedoed and sunk in the English Channel 3 nautical miles (5.6 km) south east of Dartmouth, Devon by SM UB-31 ( Imperial German Navy) with the loss of seven crew.[109]
Manchester Spinner  United Kingdom World War I: The cargo ship was torpedoed and sunk in the Mediterranean Sea 33 nautical miles (61 km) south of Malta (35°15′N 15°05′E) by SM U-63 ( Imperial German Navy). Her crew survived.[6][110]
Molina  Norway World War I: The cargo ship was sunk in the English Channel 3 nautical miles (5.6 km) west of St. Catherine's Point, Isle of Wight, United Kingdom (50°34′N 1°29′W) by SM UB-35 ( Imperial German Navy). Her crew survived.[111]
Serrana  United Kingdom World War I: The cargo ship was torpedoed and sunk in the English Channel 10 nautical miles (19 km) west of St. Catherine's Point by SM UB-35 ( Imperial German Navy) with the loss of five of her crew.[6][112]
Victor De Chavarri  Spain World War I: The cargo ship was torpedoed and sunk in the English Channel 7.5 nautical miles (13.9 km) north west of Cherbourg, Manche, France (49°48′N 1°45′W) by SM U-90 ( Imperial German Navy).[113]

23 January

List of shipwrecks: 23 January 1918
ShipCountryDescription
Ålesund  Norway World War I: The coaster was torpedoed and sunk in the English Channel 12 nautical miles (22 km) south west by west of St. Catherine's Point, Isle of Wight, United Kingdom (50°28′N 1°33′W) by SM UC-71 ( Imperial German Navy) with the loss of six of her crew.[114]
Birkhall  United Kingdom World War I: The cargo ship was torpedoed and sunk in the Aegean Sea 4 nautical miles (7.4 km) south east of Cape Kafireas, Euboea, Greece by SM UC-23 ( Imperial German Navy) with the loss of two of her crew.[6][115]
Kerbihan  French Navy World War I: The naval trawler struck a mine and sank in the Mediterranean between Pomègues and Cap Croisette, Bouches-du-Rhône (43°14′N 5°19′E) by SM UC-67 ( Imperial German Navy).[116]
La Drôme  French Navy World War I: The supply ship struck a mine and sank in the Mediterranean Sea off Marseille, Bouches-du-Rhône (43°14′N 5°19′E) by SM UC-67 ( Imperial German Navy) with the loss of 26 of her 60 crew.[117][118]
Portaferry  United Kingdom The coaster ran aground. She broke up on 3 March and was a total loss.[119]

24 January

List of shipwrecks: 24 January 1918
ShipCountryDescription
Aghia Arene  Greece World War I: The sailing vessel was sunk in the Aegean Sea off Skyros (39°09′N 25°17′E) by SM UC-23 ( Imperial German Navy).[120]
Aghios Johannes  Greece World War I: The sailing vessel was sunk in the Aegean Sea off Skyros (39°09′N 25°18′E) by SM UC-23 ( Imperial German Navy).[121]
Antonios J. Dracoulis  Greece World War I: The cargo ship was sunk in the Mediterranean off Alexandria, Egypt by SM U-33 ( Imperial German Navy).[122]
Apostoles Andreas  United Kingdom World War I: The sailing vessel was shelled and sunk in the Mediterranean Sea off Alexandria by SM U-33 ( Imperial German Navy).[6][123]
Charles  United Kingdom World War I: The schooner was shelled and sunk in the English Channel 16 nautical miles (30 km) south west of the Casquets, Channel Islands (49°30′N 2°45′W) by SM U-90 ( Imperial German Navy) with the loss of one of her crew. Three survivors were taken as prisoners of war.[124]
Corse  French Navy World War I: The troopship was sunk at La Ciotat, Bouches-du-Rhône by SM UC-67 ( Imperial German Navy). Her crew survived.[125]
HMS Desire  Royal Navy World War I: The naval tug was shelled and sunk in the North Sea 2.5 nautical miles (4.6 km) north east of Filey, Yorkshire (54°57′N 0°35′W) by SM UB-34 ( Imperial German Navy) with the loss of ten of her crew.[126]
Elsa  Norway World War I: The cargo ship was sunk in the English Channel 5 nautical miles (9.3 km) east south east of Dartmouth, Devon, United Kingdom by SM UB-31 ( Imperial German Navy). Her crew survived.[127]
Fylgia  Sweden World War I: The cargo ship was torpedoed and sunk in the North Sea 10 nautical miles (19 km) south east of Bell Rock (56°23′N 2°15′W) by SM UC-49 ( Imperial German Navy) with the loss of three of her crew.[128] Fylgia was part of the same convoy as Jönköping II.[129]
Jönköping II  Sweden World War I: The cargo ship was sunk in the North Sea 3 nautical miles (5.6 km) east north east of Bell Rock by SM UC-49 ( Imperial German Navy). Her crew survived.[130] Jönköping II was part of the same convoy as Fylgia. One casualty.[131]
X6 and X110'  Royal Navy World War I: The barges were sunk in the North Sea 2.5 nautical miles (4.6 km) north east of Filey by SM UB-34 ( Imperial German Navy) with the loss of six crew from X6.[126][132][133]

25 January

List of shipwrecks: 25 January 1918
ShipCountryDescription
Aghios Dimitrios  Greece World War I: The sailing vessel was sunk in the Aegean Sea by SM UC-22 ( Imperial German Navy).[134]
Carignano  Italy World War I: The cargo ship was sunk in the Tyrrhenian Sea off Stromboli (38°58′N 15°08′E) by SM UC-53 ( Imperial German Navy).[135]
Eastlands  United Kingdom World War I: The cargo ship was torpedoed and sunk in the English Channel 13 nautical miles (24 km) north west of Île Vierge, Finistère, France by SM UB-55 ( Imperial German Navy) with the loss of a crew member.[6][136]
Folmina  Netherlands World War I: The cargo ship was sunk in the North Sea 3 nautical miles (5.6 km) south east of Sunderland, County Durham, United Kingdom (55°00′N 1°20′W) by SM UB-34 ( Imperial German Navy).[137]
Giralda  Spain World War I: The cargo ship was sunk in the Atlantic Ocean 30 nautical miles (56 km) off Cape Guardia (41°15′N 9°20′W) by SM U-152 ( Imperial German Navy).[138] Her crew were rescued by Cabo Meñor ( Spain).[139]
Giuseppe O.  Italy World War I: The sailing vessel was sunk in the Tyrrhenian Sea east of Corsica by SM U-65 ( Imperial German Navy).[140]
Humber  United Kingdom World War I: The coaster was torpedoed and sunk in the North Sea 2 nautical miles (3.7 km) east of Sunderland by SM UB-34 ( Imperial German Navy) with the loss of seven crew.[6][141]
Normandy  United Kingdom World War I: The passenger ship was torpedoed and sunk in the English Channel 8 nautical miles (15 km) east by north of the Cap de La Hague, Manche, France (49°46′N 1°44′W) by SM U-90 ( Imperial German Navy) with the loss of fourteen lives.[6][142]

26 January

List of shipwrecks: 26 January 1918
ShipCountryDescription
Asimina  Greece World War I: The cargo ship was torpedoed and sunk in the Tyrrhenian Sea off Stromboli, Italy by SM UC-53 ( Imperial German Navy).[143]
Athos  Norway World War I: The cargo ship was torpedoed and sunk in the North Sea 1 nautical mile (1.9 km) east north east of Kettleness, Yorkshire, United Kingdom by SM UB-34 ( Imperial German Navy) with the loss of two of her crew.[144]
Caterina  Italy World War I: The sailing vessel was sunk in the Gulf of Genoa by SM UB-49 ( Imperial German Navy).[145]
Cork  United Kingdom World War I: The passenger ship was torpedoed and sunk in the Irish Sea 9 nautical miles (17 km) north east of Point Lynas, Anglesey (53°34′N 4°14′W) by SM U-103 ( Imperial German Navy) with the loss of twelve of the 35 people on board.[6][146][147]
Germano  Portugal World War I: The trawler was scuttled in the Atlantic Ocean off Cape Mondego (40°11′N 9°37′W) by SM U-152 ( Imperial German Navy).[148]
USS Guinevere  United States Navy The patrol vessel ran aground in the Bay of Biscay and sank without loss of life.
Hartley  United Kingdom World War I: The collier was torpedoed and sunk in the North Sea 2 nautical miles (3.7 km) north east of Skinningrove, Yorkshire (54°36′N 0°49′W) by SM UB-34 ( Imperial German Navy). Her crew survived.[6][10][149]
Louie Bell  United Kingdom World War I: The schooner was scuttled in the English Channel 15 nautical miles (28 km) north of Cherbourg, Seine-Inférieure, France (49°53′N 1°44′W) by SM UB-58 ( Imperial German Navy). Her crew survived.[150]
May  United Kingdom World War I: The ketch was scuttled in the English Channel 18 nautical miles (33 km) south east of Berry Head, Devon by SM UC-64 ( Imperial German Navy). Her crew survived.[151]
Ministro Yriondo  Argentina World War I: The auxiliary schooner was sunk in the Mediterranean Sea off Toulon, Var, France (43°00′N 5°46′E) by SM UC-67 ( Imperial German Navy). Her crew survived.[152][153]
Rob Roy  United Kingdom World War I: The schooner was shelled and sunk in the English Channel 20 nautical miles (37 km) south west of St. Catherine's Point, Isle of Wight (50°17′N 1°30′W) by SM UC-64 ( Imperial German Navy). Her crew survived.[154]
Serra do Gerez  Portugal World War I: The trawler was scuttled in the Atlantic Ocean (40°04′N 9°36′W) by SM U-152 ( Imperial German Navy). Her crew survived.[155]
SM U-84  Imperial German Navy World War I: The Type U 81 submarine was depth charged and sunk in St George's Channel (51°53′N 5°44′W) by USS PC-62 ( United States Navy) with the loss of all 40 crew.
SM UB-35  Imperial German Navy World War I: The Type UB II submarine was depth charged and sunk in the North Sea (51°03′N 1°46′E) by HMS Leven ( Royal Navy) with the loss of 26 of her 28 crew.[156]
Union  France World War I: The coaster was sunk in the English Channel 7 nautical miles (13 km) north of Sept Îles, Côtes-du-Nord (48°58′N 3°30′W) by SM U-90 ( Imperial German Navy).[157]
Figaro  France World War I: On a voyage from Brest to Rouen carrying coal, the coaster was sunk, maybe by a mine, certainly after an explosion 3.5 nm SW of Les Hanois Lighthouse, west of Guernsey Channel Islands [158]

27 January

List of shipwrecks: 27 January 1918
ShipCountryDescription
RMS Andania  United Kingdom World War I: The ocean liner was torpedoed and sunk in the Irish Sea off Rathlin Island, County Antrim (55°20′N 6°12′W) by SM U-46 ( Imperial German Navy) with the loss of seven crew.
Attilio  Italy World War I: The brigantine was scuttled in the Mediterranean off the coast of Liguria by SM UC-67 ( Imperial German Navy).[159]
Carolus  Norway World War I: The cargo ship was sunk in the English Channel 2 nautical miles (3.7 km) south of Dodman Point, Cornwall, United Kingdom (50°11′N 4°47′W) by SM UB-40 ( Imperial German Navy). Her crew survived.[160]
Free to the Core  Belgium The fishing vessel was sunk in the English Channel (49°42′N 0°32′W) by SM UB-54 ( Imperial German Navy).[161]
Julia Frances  United States World War I: The three-masted schooner was scuttled in the Atlantic Ocean 100 nautical miles (190 km) off Lisbon, Portugal (38°01′N 11°28′W) by SM U-152 ( Imperial German Navy). Her crew survived.[162]
Minnie  Canada The brig was abandoned in the Bay of Biscay 15 nautical miles (28 km) off the Sisaragas Islands, Spain. Her crew were rescued.[163]
Volonta di Dio  Italy World War I: The sailing vessel was sunk in the Mediterranean Sea west of Sicily by SM UB-48 ( Imperial German Navy).[164]

28 January

List of shipwrecks: 28 January 1918
ShipCountryDescription
Djibouti  France World War I: The passenger ship was sunk in the Mediterranean 8 nautical miles (15 km) off Cape Bengut, Algeria (37°06′N 3°55′E) by SM U-34 ( Imperial German Navy).[165]
HMS E14  Royal Navy World War I: The E-class submarine was damaged by the premature explosion of one of her torpedoes. She was forced to surface and was sunk by coastal artilleray off Kum Kale, Turkey with the loss of 21 of her 30 crew. The survivors were taken as prisoners of war.
Elsa  Italy World War I: The barquentine was sunk in the Tyrrhenian Sea (41°23′N 12°37′E) by SM UB-49 ( Imperial German Navy).[166]
HMS Hazard  Royal Navy The Dryad-class torpedo gunboat collided with Western Australia ( United Kingdom) in the English Channel and sank.
HMML 55  Royal Navy The motor launch was lost.[18]
Kong Sverre  United States During a voyage in the Territory of Alaska from Craig to Hood Bay (57.3825°N 134.3986°W / 57.3825; -134.3986 (Hood Bay)) with a crew of six and a cargo of 15 tons of lumber and provisions aboard, the 23-gross register ton fishing vessel was wrecked without loss of life during a gale on the northeastern tip of Warren Island in the Alexander Archipelago in Southeast Alaska.[167]
Lysa  Italy World War I: The brigantine was scuttled in the Mediterranean Sea east of Sardinia (40°44′N 9°50′E) by SM UB-49 ( Imperial German Navy).[168]
Neptuno  Portugal World War I: The cargo ship was scuttled in the Atlantic Ocean 140 nautical miles (260 km) off Lisbon (37°12′N 11°37′W) by the submarine SM U-152 ( Imperial German Navy). Her crew survived.[169]
SM U-109  Imperial German Navy World War I: The Type U 93 submarine struck a mine and sank in the English Channel (50°53′N 1°31′E with the loss of all 43 crew.
Urania  Italy World War I: the sailing vessel was scuttled in the Mediterranean Sea south of Sardinia (40°15′N 10°26′E) by SM UC-67 ( Imperial German Navy).[170]
W. H. L.  United Kingdom World War I: The ketch was scuttled in the English Channel 8 nautical miles (15 km) south south east of Portland Bill, Dorset by SM UB-58 ( Imperial German Navy). Her crew survived.[171]

29 January

List of shipwrecks: 29 January 1918
ShipCountryDescription
Ada  Italy World War I: The brigantine was scuttled in the Tyrrhenian Sea (41°20′N 12°40′E) by SM UB-49 ( Imperial German Navy).[172]
Addax  United Kingdom World War I: The fishing vessel was shelled and sunk in the English Channel 14 nautical miles (26 km) south east by east of Berry Head, Devon (50°21′N 3°18′W) by SM UB-55 ( Imperial German Navy). Her crew survived.[21][173]
Butetown  United Kingdom World War I: The collier was torpedoed and sunk in the English Channel 1.5 nautical miles (2.8 km) south of Dodman Point, Cornwall (50°12′N 4°48′W) by SM UB-40 ( Imperial German Navy). Her crew survived.[6][10][174]
De Julia  Belgium World War I: The fishing vessel was sunk in Seine Bay (49°50′N 0°17′W) by SM UB-54 ( Imperial German Navy).[175]
De Twee Marcels  Belgium World War I: The fishing vessel was sunk in Seine Bay (49°50′N 0°17′W) by SM UB-54 ( Imperial German Navy) with the loss of four of her crew.[176]
HMT Drumtochty  Royal Navy World War I: The naval trawler struck a mine and sank in the English Channel with the loss of eleven of her thirteen crew.[177]
Ethelinda  United Kingdom World War I: The cargo ship was torpedoed and sunk in the Irish Sea 15 nautical miles (28 km) north north west of The Skerries, Isle of Anglesey (53°29′N 5°12′W) by SM UC-30 ( Imperial German Navy) with the loss of 26 of her crew.[6][178]
Fanny  Italy World War I: The sailing vessel was sunk in the Gulf of Genoa by SM UB-49 ( Imperial German Navy).[179]
General Leman  United Kingdom World War I: The fishing ketch was shelled and sunk in the English Channel 14 nautical miles (26 km) south east of Berry Head (50°21′N 3°10′W) by SM UB-55 ( Imperial German Navy). Her crew survived.[180]
Geo  United Kingdom World War I: The cargo ship was torpedoed and sunk in the Mediterranean Sea 6 nautical miles (11 km) north by west of Cape Peloro, Sicily, Italy (38°19′N 15°38′E) by SM UC-53 ( Imperial German Navy) with the loss of sixteen of her crew.[6][181]
Giuseppe B.  Italy World War I: The sailing vessel was sunk in the Mediterranean Sea west of Sicily by SM UC-67 ( Imperial German Navy).[182]
Glenfruin  United Kingdom World War I: The cargo ship was sunk in the Irish Sea by SM U-103 ( Imperial German Navy) with the loss of all 32 crew.[183]
Guiana  United Kingdom The tug was run down and sunk in the North Sea off Whitby, Yorkshire by HMS Bat ( Royal Navy) with the loss of four of her crew.[184]
H. Debra Huysseme  Belgium World War I: The fishing vessel was sunk in the English Channel by SM UB-54 ( Imperial German Navy).[185]
Ibex  United Kingdom World War I: The fishing smack was shelled and sunk in the English Channel 14 nautical miles (26 km) south east of Berry Head (50°21′N 3°10′W) by SM UB-55 ( Imperial German Navy). Her crew survived.[186][21]
Jean Mathilde  Belgium World War I: The fishing vessel was sunk in Seine Bay (49°50′N 0°17′W) by SM UB-54 ( Imperial German Navy). Her crew survived.[187]
Le Jeune Arthur  Belgium World War I: The fishing vessel was sunk in the English Channel by SM UB-54 ( Imperial German Navy). Her crew survived.[188]
Maria S.S. del Paradiso  Italy World War I: The sailing vessel was sunk in the Mediterranean Sea west of Sicily by SM UC-67 ( Imperial German Navy).[189]
Marie  Belgium World War I: The fishing vessel was sunk in Seine Bay (49°50′N 0°17′W) by SM UB-54 ( Imperial German Navy). Her crew survived.[190]
Montreal  Canada The cargo ship collided with White Star Line ocean liner RMS Cedric in Liverpool Bay and was severely damaged. She sank two days later. Her crew were rescued.[191]
Naha Maru  Japan The passenger ship struck a rock and sank in the Bungo Strait off Shimonoseki with the loss of 36 lives.[192]
Perriton  United Kingdom World War I: The schooner was shelled and sunk in the English Channel 20 nautical miles (37 km) east of Berry Head by SM UB-55 ( Imperial German Navy). Her crew survived.[193]
Perseverance  United Kingdom World War I: The fishing vessel was shelled and sunk in the English Channel 14 nautical miles (26 km) south east by east of Berry Head (50°21′N 3°10′W) by SM UB-55 ( Imperial German Navy). Her crew survived.[21][194]
Taxiarchis  United Kingdom World War I: The sailing vessel was shelled and sunk in the Mediterranean 100 nautical miles (190 km) south west of Cape Gala, Cyprus by SM U-33 ( Imperial German Navy).[6][195]
Tosho Maru  Japan World War I: The cargo ship was sunk in the La Galita Channel by SM UC-54 ( Imperial German Navy). Her crew survived.[196]

30 January

List of shipwrecks: 30 January 1918
ShipCountryDescription
Ange Gardien  France World War I: The sailing vessel struck a mine and sank in the English Channel off Sept-Îles, Finistère.[197]
Empress Ekaterina II  France World War I: The passenger ship was torpedoed and sunk in the Mediterranean north of Bougie, Algeria by SM UB-52 ( Imperial German Navy). Her crew survived.[198]
Ferryhill  United Kingdom World War I: The coaster was shelled and sunk in the English Channel 15 nautical miles (28 km) west of Cap d'Antifer, Seine-Inférieure, France (49°40′N 1°11′W) by SM UB-54 ( Imperial German Navy). Her crew survived.[6][199]
Fratelli Barrera  Italy World War I: The sailing vessel was sunk in the Mediterranean Sea off the coast of Italy by SM UC-53 ( Imperial German Navy).[200]
Harlaw  Italy World War I: The coaster was sunk in the Mediterranean Sea 30 nautical miles (56 km) west north west of Corsica, France (43°02′N 8°30′E) by SM UB-48 ( Imperial German Navy). Her crew survived.[201]
Lindeskov  Denmark World War I: The cargo ship was sunk in the Atlantic Ocean 6 nautical miles (11 km) west north west of Ouessant, Finistère (48°30′N 5°17′W) by SM U-90 ( Imperial German Navy). Her crew survived.[202]
Maizar  United Kingdom World War I: The cargo ship was torpedoed and sunk in the Mediterranean 38 nautical miles (70 km) north by west of Cap Ferrat, Algeria (36°32′N 1°00′W) by SM U-34 ( Imperial German Navy). Her crew survived.[203]
Michele Padre  Italy World War I: The sailing vessel was sunk in the Mediterraneand Sea (39°15′N 15°11′E) by SM UC-53 ( Imperial German Navy).[204]
Minnietonka  United Kingdom World War I: The passenger ship was torpedoed and sunk in the Mediterranean Sea 40 nautical miles (74 km) east north east of Malta by SM U-64 ( Imperial German Navy) with the loss of four lives. Ten survivors were taken as prisoners of war.[6][205]
SMS Senator Westphal  Imperial German Navy The Vorpostenboot was lost on this date.[206]
HMS Wellholme  Royal Navy World War I: The Q-ship was shelled and sunk in the English Channel south west of Portland Bill, Dorset by SM UB-55 ( Imperial German Navy) with the loss of three of her crew.[207]

31 January

List of shipwrecks: 31 January 1918
ShipCountryDescription
Elephant  French Navy World War I: The auxiliary patrol vessel was torpedoed and sunk in the English Channel north of the Île-de-Bréhat, Finistère (48°53′N 3°00′W) by SM UC-79 ( Imperial German Navy) with the loss of fifteen of her crew.[208]
HMS K4  Royal Navy Operation E.C.1: The K-class submarine collided with HMS K6 and HMS K7 (both  Royal Navy) in the Firth of Forth and sank with the loss of all 59 crew.
HMS K17  Royal Navy Operation E.C.1: The K-class submarine collided with HMS Fearless ( Royal Navy) in the Firth of Forth and sank with the loss of all 59 crew.
Martin Gust Russia World War I: The sailing vessel was shelled and sunk in the Atlantic Ocean off Ouessant, Finistère, France by SM U-90 ( Imperial German Navy).[209]
Towneley  United Kingdom World War I: The collier was torpedoed and sunk in the Atlantic Ocean 18 nautical miles (33 km) off Trevose Head, Cornwall (50°48′N 4°48′W) by SM U-46 ( Imperial German Navy) with the loss of six crew.[6][18][210]

Unknown date

List of shipwrecks: Unknown date 1918
ShipCountryDescription
Lavoro  Italy World War I: The sailing vessel was sunk in the Gulf of Genoa between 26 and 31 January by SM UB-49 ( Imperial German Navy).[211]
Lucia Martini  Italy World War I: The sailing vessel was sunk in the Gulf of Genoa between 26 and 31 January by SM UB-49 ( Imperial German Navy).[212]
Paola Meriga  Italy World War I: The sailing vessel was sunk in the Gulf of Genoa between 26 and 31 January by SM UB-49 ( Imperial German Navy).[213]
Stamboul  Germany The cargo ship foundered in the Black Sea in early January.[214]
SM U-93  Imperial German Navy World War I: The Type U 93 submarine was lost after 15 January with the loss of all 39 crew.
SM U-95  Imperial German Navy World War I: The Type U 93 submarine was lost in the English Channel off Hardelot, Pas-de-Calais, France after 15 January with the loss of all 36 crew.[215]
SM UB-66  Imperial German Navy World War I: The Type UB III submarine was lost in the Mediterranean on or after 17 January with the loss of all 30 crew.[216]
W. C. McKay  United Kingdom World War I: The sailing vessel was sunk in the Atlantic Ocean off the Azores, Portugal by a Kaiserliche Marine submarine with the loss of six of her crew.[6]

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Ship events in 1918
Ship launches: 1913 1914 1915 1916 1917 1918 1919 1920 1921 1922 1923
Ship commissionings: 1913 1914 1915 1916 1917 1918 1919 1920 1921 1922 1923
Ship decommissionings: 1913 1914 1915 1916 1917 1918 1919 1920 1921 1922 1923
Shipwrecks: 1913 1914 1915 1916 1917 1918 1919 1920 1921 1922 1923
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