List of shipwrecks in July 1916

The list of shipwrecks in July 1916 includes some ships sunk, foundered, grounded, or otherwise lost during July 1916.

2 July

List of shipwrecks: 2 July 1916
ShipCountryDescription
Rockcliffe  Imperial Russian Navy World War I: The transport ship was shelled and sunk in the Black Sea off Vardane by SM U-38 ( Imperial German Navy).[1]

4 July

List of shipwrecks: 4 July 1916
ShipCountryDescription
Birkdale  United Kingdom The barque caught fire at San Francisco, California, United States and was beached.[2]
Queen Bee  United Kingdom World War I: The fishing smack was scuttled in the North Sea 25 nautical miles (46 km) east by north of Whitby, Yorkshire by SM UB-23 ( Imperial German Navy) with the loss of a crew member.[3][4]

5 July

List of shipwrecks: 5 July 1916
ShipCountryDescription
Annie Anderson  United Kingdom World War I: The fishing smack was scuttled in the North Sea 16 nautical miles (30 km) east south east of the mouth of the River Tyne by SM UB-23 ( Imperial German Navy).[4][5]
Geertruida  Netherlands World War I: The drifter, on her maiden voyage, was sunk in the North Sea (57°15′N 1°15′E) by SM U-45 ( Imperial German Navy). Her crew survived.[6]
Jacob Luckenbach  United States The cargo ship collided with Eddystone ( Belgium) in the English Channel, 1 nautical mile (1.9 km) north of the Downs Lightship ( United Kingdom) and sank. Her 31 crew were rescued.[7][8]
Knias Obolensky  Russia World War I: The paddle steamer was shelled and sunk at Tuapse by Yavûz Sultân Selîm ( Ottoman Navy).[9]
Peep O' Day  United Kingdom World War I: The drifter was scuttled in the North Sea 25 nautical miles (46 km) east north east of the mouth of the River Tyne (55°05′N 0°50′W) by SM UB-23 ( Imperial German Navy). Her crew survived.[10]

6 July

List of shipwrecks: 6 July 1916
ShipCountryDescription
HMS E26  Royal Navy The E-class submarine was lost in the North Sea with the loss of all 30 crew.
Girl Bessie  United Kingdom World War I: The drifter was scuttled in the North Sea 23 nautical miles (43 km) south east by east of the mouth of the River Tyne by SM UB-23 ( Imperial German Navy). Her crew survived.[4][11]
SMS Margarethe  Imperial German Navy The naval drifter/Vorpostenboot was lost on this date.[12]
Nancy Hunnam  United Kingdom World War I: The drifter was scuttled in the North Sea 24 nautical miles (44 km) east by south of the mouth of the River Tyne by SM UB-23 ( Imperial German Navy). Her crew survived.[4][13]
Newark Castle  United Kingdom World War I: The drifter was scuttled in the North Sea 23 nautical miles (43 km) south east of the mouth of the River Tyne by SM UB-23 ( Imperial German Navy). Her crew survived.[14]
Petunia  United Kingdom World War I: The drifter was scuttled in the North Sea 23 nautical miles (43 km) south east of the mouth of the River Tyne by SM UB-23 ( Imperial German Navy). Her crew survived.[4][15]
Watchful  United Kingdom World War I: The drifter was scuttled in the North Sea 23 nautical miles (43 km) south east by south of the mouth of the River Tyne by SM UB-23 ( Imperial German Navy). Her crew survived.[4][16]

7 July

List of shipwrecks: 7 July 1916
ShipCountryDescription
Gannet  United Kingdom World War I: The cargo ship struck a mine placed by SM UC-6 ( Imperial German Navy) and sank in the North Sea 5 nautical miles (9.3 km) east north east of the Shipwash Lightship ( United Kingdom) (52°05′N 1°53′E) with the loss of eight of her crew.[17]

8 July

List of shipwrecks: 8 July 1916
ShipCountryDescription
Baro  United Kingdom The cargo ship was run into by Diana VI ( Nigeria) at Lagos, Nigeria and was beached.[18]
Vpered  Russia World War I: The hospital ship was torpedoed and sunk in the Black Sea between Rizeh and Batum by the submarine SM U-38 ( Imperial German Navy) with the loss of seven lives.

9 July

List of shipwrecks: 9 July 1916
ShipCountryDescription
Ancenio  Norway Hurricane Two: The barque was driven ashore at Gulfport, Mississippi, United States.[18]
HMT Astrum Spei  Royal Navy World War I: The naval trawler was shelled and sunk in the Adriatic Sea by SMS Novara ( Austro-Hungarian Navy). Her crew were taken as prisoners of war.[19]
HMT Clavis  Royal Navy World War I: The naval trawler was shelled and sunk in the Adriatic Sea by SMS Novara ( Austro-Hungarian Navy).[19]
John C. Meyne  United States Hurricane Two: The barquentine was driven ashore at Gulfport, Mississippi.[18]
Mary G. Dantzler  United States Hurricane Two: The schooner foundered between Ship Island and Cat Island, Mississippi.[18]
Imberhorne  Russia Hurricane Two: The cargo ship was driven ashore at Moss Point, Mississippi.[18]
Margareta  Russia Hurricane Two: The barque was driven ashore at Moss Point.[18]

10 July

List of shipwrecks: 10 July 1916
ShipCountryDescription
Florida  Imperial Russian Navy World War I: The transport ship was sunk in the Black Sea off Sukhumi (43°05′N 40°52′E) by SM U-38 ( Imperial German Navy).[20]
Impetuoso  Regia Marina World War I: The Indomito-class destroyer was torpedoed and sunk in the Strait of Otranto (40°10′N 18°50′E) by SM U-17 ( Austro-Hungarian Navy).[21]
Kara  United Kingdom World War I: The cargo ship struck a mine and was damaged in the North Sea off Pakefield, Suffolk. She was declared a constructive total loss.[22]
Staffa  United Kingdom World War I: The trawler was scuttled in the North Sea 45 nautical miles (83 km) east by north of the mouth of the River Tyne by SM UB-39 ( Imperial German Navy). Her crew survived.[23]

11 July

List of shipwrecks: 11 July 1916
ShipCountryDescription
Calypso  United Kingdom World War I: The cargo ship was torpedoed and sunk in the North Sea off Listafjord, Norway by SM U-53 ( Imperial German Navy) with the loss of all 30 crew.[24][25]
HMT Era  Royal Navy World War I: The naval trawler was shelled and sunk in the North Sea off Aberdeen (57°09′N 2°00′W) by SM U-69 ( Imperial German Navy). Her crew survived and were taken as prisoners of war by SM U-52 ( Imperial German Navy).[26]
Inger  Norway The barque ran aground on Langley Island, Saint-Pierre and Miquelon and was wrecked.[27]
HMT Nellie Nutten  Royal Navy World War I: The naval trawler was shelled and sunk in the North Sea off Aberdeen (57°06′N 0°58′E) by SM U-24 ( Imperial German Navy) with the loss of two crew. A third crew member was taken as a prisoner of war.[28]
HMT Onward  Royal Navy World War I: The naval trawler was shelled and sunk in the North Sea off Aberdeen (57°09′N 2°00′W) by SM U-52 ( Imperial German Navy). Her fourteen crew survived but were taken as prisoners of war.[29]

12 July

List of shipwrecks: 12 July 1916
ShipCountryDescription
Ramos  United States The cargo ship foundered in the Atlantic Ocean 600 nautical miles (1,100 km) north of Watling Island, Bermuda.[27]

13 July

List of shipwrecks: 13 July 1916
ShipCountryDescription
Alfa  Denmark The cargo ship ran aground at Bempton, Yorkshire, United Kingdom. She broke her back and was a total loss.[30]
Dalhousie  United Kingdom World War I: The drifter was scuttled in the North Sea 10 nautical miles (19 km) north north east of Whitby, North Riding of Yorkshire by SM UB-39 ( Imperial German Navy). Her crew survived.[4][31]
Florence  United Kingdom World War I: The trawler was scuttled in the North Sea 13 nautical miles (24 km) north by east of Whitby by SM UB-39 ( Imperial German Navy). Her crew survived.[4][32]
Mary Ann  United Kingdom World War I: The fishing vessel was scuttled in the North Sea 13 nautical miles (24 km) north by east of Whitby by SM UB-39 ( Imperial German Navy). Her crew survived.[4][33]
Silverton  United Kingdom World War I: The collier was torpedoed and sunk in the Mediterranean Sea 14 nautical miles (26 km) north east of the Canai Rocks, Tunisia (37°27′N 10°05′E) by SM U-39 ( Imperial German Navy). Her crew survived.[34][35]
Success  United Kingdom World War I: The fishing vessel was scuttled in the North Sea 13 nautical miles (24 km) north by east of Whitby by SM UB-39 ( Imperial German Navy). Her crew survived.[4][36]

14 July

List of shipwrecks: 14 July 1916
ShipCountryDescription
Antigua  United Kingdom World War I: The cargo ship was scuttled in the Mediterranean Sea 20 nautical miles (37 km) east by north of Djidjelli, Algeria (36°57′N 6°11′E) by SM U-39 ( Imperial German Navy). Her crew survived.[25][37]
Balilla  Italian Royal Navy World War I: The submarine was sunk in the Adriatic Sea northwest of Lissa by gun and torpedo fire from the torpedo boats 65 F and 66 F ( Austro-Hungarian Navy).[38]
Ben Aden  United Kingdom World War I: The fishing vessel was scuttled in the North Sea 15 nautical miles (28 km) north east of Hartlepool, County Durham by SM UB-39 ( Imperial German Navy). Her crew survived.[39]
Bute  United Kingdom World War I: The fishing vessel was scuttled in the North Sea 25 nautical miles (46 km) south east of the mouth of the River Tyne by SM UB-39 ( Imperial German Navy). Her crew survived.[4][40]
Ecclesia  United Kingdom World War I: The cargo ship was shelled and sunk in the Mediterranean Sea 11 nautical miles (20 km) off Cape Bougaroni, Algeria (37°12′N 5°57′E) by SM U-39 ( Imperial German Navy). Her crew survived.[25][41]
Girl's Friend  United Kingdom World War I: The drifter was scuttled in the North Sea 21 nautical miles (39 km) east of Hartlepool by SM UB-39 ( Imperial German Navy). Her crew survived.[4][42]
USS Hector  United States Navy

The collier ran aground in the Atlantic Ocean 10 nautical miles (19 km) off Charleston, South Carolina. She sank on 17 July. All 142 people on board were rescued.[43]

Langley Castle  United Kingdom World War I: The drifter was scuttled in the North Sea 18 nautical miles (33 km) north east by east of the mouth of the River Tyne by SM UB-39 ( Imperial German Navy). Her crew survived.[4][44]
Recorder  United Kingdom World War I: The trawler was scuttled in the North sea 16 nautical miles (30 km) north east by east of the mouth of the River Tyne by SM UB-39 ( Imperial German Navy). Her crew survived.[4][45]
SM U-51  Imperial German Navy World War I: The Type U 51 submarine was torpedoed and sunk at the mouth of the Ems by HMS H5 ( Royal Navy) with the loss of 34 of her 38 crew.

15 July

List of shipwrecks: 15 July 1916
ShipCountryDescription
Bertha  Norway World War I: The schooner was set afire in the North Sea 60 nautical miles (110 km) east of West Hartlepool, County Durham, United Kingdom by SM UB-18 ( Imperial German Navy). She was towed in to port but was declared a total loss. Her crew survived.[46]
Dina  Netherlands World War I: The schooner was sunk in the North Sea 40 nautical miles (74 km) off Sunderland, County Durham by SM UB-18 ( Imperial German Navy).[47]
HMS H3  Royal Navy World War I: The H-class submarine struck a mine and sank in the Gulf of Cattaro.
Sylvie  United Kingdom World War I: The cargo ship was shelled and sunk in the Mediterranean Sea 15 nautical miles (28 km) off Cape Sigli, Algeria (37°10′N 5°00′E) by SM U-39 ( Imperial German Navy). Her crew survived.[25][48]

16 July

List of shipwrecks: 16 July 1916
ShipCountryDescription
Alto  United Kingdom World War I: The cargo ship struck a mine and sank in the North Sea 4 nautical miles (7.4 km) off Kessingland, Suffolk. Her crew survived.[49]
Euphorbia  United Kingdom World War I: The cargo ship was torpedoed and sunk in the Mediterranean Sea 56 nautical miles (104 km) north east of Algiers, Algeria by SM U-39 ( Imperial German Navy) with the loss of eleven crew.[25][50]
Mopsa  United Kingdom World War I: The coaster struck a mine and was damaged in the North Sea 7 nautical miles (13 km) south of Lowestoft, Suffolk. She was beached but was declared a total loss. Her crew survived.[51]
Sirra  Italy World War I: The cargo ship was sunk in the Mediterranean Sea off Cape Cherchell, Algeria (37°39′N 3°20′E) by SM U-39 ( Imperial German Navy). Her crew survived.[52]
Virginia  United Kingdom World War I: The cargo ship was torpedoed and sunk in the Mediterranean Sea 42 nautical miles (78 km) south west by west of Cape Matapan, Greece by SM UB-45 ( Imperial German Navy) with the loss of two of her 50 crew.[25][53][54]
Wiltonhall  United Kingdom World War I: The cargo ship was scuttled in the Mediterranean Sea 65 nautical miles (120 km) north west of Algiers (37°54′N 3°50′E) by SM U-39 ( Imperial German Navy). Her crew survived.[25][55]

17 July

List of shipwrecks: 17 July 1916
ShipCountryDescription
Angelo  United Kingdom World War I: The cargo ship was sunk in the Mediterranean Sea 80 nautical miles (150 km) north east of Algiers, Algeria by SM U-39 ( Imperial German Navy).[56]
Gertrude  United Kingdom World War I: The fishing vessel was scuttled in the North Sea 10 nautical miles (19 km) north north east of the Haisborough Lightship ( United Kingdom) by SM UB-18 ( Imperial German Navy). Her crew survived.[4][57]
Glance  United Kingdom World War I: The fishing vessel was scuttled in the North Sea 10 nautical miles (19 km) north north east of the Haisborough Lightship ( United Kingdom) by SM UB-18 ( Imperial German Navy). Her crew survived.[4][58]
Loch Nevis  United Kingdom World War I: The fishing smack was scuttled in the North Sea off the Smith's Knoll Lightship ( United Kingdom) by SM UB-18 ( Imperial German Navy). Her crew survived.[4][59]
Loch Tay  United Kingdom World War I: The fishing smack was scuttled in the North Sea 10 nautical miles (19 km) north north east of the Haisborough Lighthship ( United Kingdom) by SM UB-18 ( Imperial German Navy). Her crew survived.[60]
Rosemoor  United Kingdom World War I: The cargo ship was scuttled in the Mediterranean Sea 80 nautical miles (150 km) north east of Algiers (37°53′N 3°56′E) by SM U-39 ( Imperial German Navy). Her crew survived.[25][61]
Syria  Germany World War I: The cargo ship was torpedoed and sunk in the Baltic Sea off Skellefteå, Västerbottne County, Sweden.[54]
Waverley  United Kingdom World War I: The fishing smack was scuttled in the North Sea 10 nautical miles (19 km) north north east of the Haisborough Lightship ( United Kingdom) by SM UB-18 ( Imperial German Navy). Her crew survived.[62]
W.M.G.  United Kingdom World War I: The fishing smack was scuttled in the North Sea 6 nautical miles (11 km) north east of the Haisborough Lightship ( United Kingdom) by SM UB-18 ( Imperial German Navy). Her crew survived.[63][54]

18 July

List of shipwrecks: 18 July 1916
ShipCountryDescription
Llongwen  United Kingdom World War I: The cargo ship sank in the Mediterranean Sea 90 nautical miles (170 km) north east of Algiers, Algeria (37°48′N 3°48′E) by SM U-39 ( Imperial German Navy) with the loss of fourteen crew.[64]
Neto  United Kingdom World War I: The 3,000-ton Glasgow steamer grounded at Gurnard's Head, Cornwall while carrying hay and fodder to Cherbourg in thick fog.[65]
Ville de Rouen  France World War I: The cargo ship sank in the Mediterranean Sea 120 nautical miles (220 km) south west of Cape Matapan, Greece by SM UB-45 ( Imperial German Navy) with the loss of three of her crew.[66]

20 July

List of shipwrecks: 20 July 1916
ShipCountryDescription
Cettois  France World War I: The coaster sank in the Mediterranean Sea 60 nautical miles (110 km) north of Algiers, Algeria (37°23′N 2°10′E) by SM U-39 ( Imperial German Navy).[67]
Enrico Parodi  Italy World War I: The 3,818-ton collier sank off The Carracks, Cornwall while being towed to St Ives by the Lady of the Isles. She ran aground off Gurnard's Head in dense fog, and was re-floated by a salvage team working on Neto, which was wrecked two days previous. She was heading to Messina from Cardiff with coal.[65]
Grangemoor  United Kingdom World War I: The cargo ship was shelled and sank in the Mediterranean Sea 75 nautical miles (139 km) north west by west of Algiers by SM U-39 ( Imperial German Navy). Her crew survived.[68]
Karma  United Kingdom World War I: The cargo ship was shelled and sank in the Mediterranean Sea 68 nautical miles (126 km) north north west of Algiers (37°19′N 1°55′E) by SM U-39 ( Imperial German Navy). Her crew survived.[25][69]
Kasagi  Imperial Japanese Navy The Kasagi-class cruiser ran aground in the Tsugaru Strait. She sank on 10 August.
Sirra  Netherlands World War I: The three-masted auxiliary schooner was shelled and sank in the North Sea 70 nautical miles (130 km) north east of the Shetland Islands, United Kingdom by SM U-71 ( Imperial German Navy).[70]
Yzer  United Kingdom World War I: The cargo ship was torpedoed and sank in the Mediterranean Sea 56 nautical miles (104 km) north west of Algiers (37°12′N 2°20′E) by SM U-39 ( Imperial German Navy) with the loss of a crew member.[25][71]

21 July

List of shipwrecks: 21 July 1916
ShipCountryDescription
Wolf  United Kingdom World War I: The cargo ship was shelled and sunk in the Mediterranean Sea 75 nautical miles (139 km) north north west of Algiers, Algeria (35°52′N 2°10′E) by SM U-39 ( Imperial German Navy). Her crew survived.[72]

22 July

List of shipwrecks: 22 July 1916
ShipCountryDescription
Bams  Norway World War I: The sailing vessel was sunk in the North Sea east of Hartlepool, County Durham, United Kingdom (55°17′N 0°29′W) by SM UB-37 ( Imperial German Navy). Her crew survived.[73]
Ida  Sweden World War I: The barque was burnt and sunk in the North Sea east of Hartlepool[74] by SM UB-37 ( Imperial German Navy). Her crew survived.[75]
Juno  Norway World War I: The brig was sunk in the North Sea east of Hartlepool (50°40′N 0°00′E) by SM UB-37 ( Imperial German Navy). Her crew survived.[76]
Knutsford  United Kingdom World War I: The cargo ship was shelled and sunk in the Mediterranean Sea 12 nautical miles (22 km) north west by north of Cape Corbelin, Algeria by SM U-39 ( Imperial German Navy). Her crew survived.[25][77]
Olive  United Kingdom World War I: The cargo ship was shelled and sunk in the Mediterranean Sea 10 nautical miles (19 km) north west by north of Cape Corbelin by SM U-39 ( Imperial German Navy). Her crew survived.[25][78]
Preference  Sweden World War I: The brigantine was sunk in the North Sea 50 nautical miles (93 km) east of Hartlepool by SM UB-37 ( Imperial German Navy). Her crew survived.[79][80]
Subra  Norway World War I: The sailing vessel was sunk in the North Sea east of Hartlepool (54°45′N 0°00′E) by SM UB-37 ( Imperial German Navy). Her crew survived.[81]

23 July

List of shipwrecks: 23 July 1916
ShipCountryDescription
Badminton  United Kingdom World War I: The cargo ship was shelled and sunk in the Mediterranean Sea 65 nautical miles (120 km) north east by north of Cape Carbon, Algeria by SM U-39 ( Imperial German Navy). Her crew survived.[25][82]

24 July

List of shipwrecks: 24 July 1916
ShipCountryDescription
Balvenie  United Kingdom The cargo ship collided with Tagona ( United Kingdom) in the Bristol Channel off Lundy Island, Devon and sank with the loss of two lives.[83]
Maria  Italy World War I: The brigantine was sunk in the Mediterranean Sea off the east coast of Algeria (37°38′N 9°20′E) by SM U-39 ( Imperial German Navy).[84]
Mars  Norway World War I: The sailing vessel was sunk in the North Sea off the mouth of the River Tyne (55°51′N 0°13′E) by SM UB-19 ( Imperial German Navy). Her crew survived.[85]
Mary  Norway World War I: The barge was scuttled in the North Sea 30 nautical miles (56 km) east north east of the mouth of the River Tyne (55°12′N 0°35′E) by SM UB-23 ( Imperial German Navy). Her crew survived.[86]
Matatua  United Kingdom The cargo ship ran aground at St. Mary's, Newfoundland. She was refloated on 28 August.[87]

25 July

List of shipwrecks: 25 July 1916
ShipCountryDescription
Norderney  Germany The cargo ship foundered in the Baltic Sea off Rügen, Mecklenburg-Vorpommern with the loss of four of her crew.[88]
SMS Peter Deuss  Imperial German Navy The Vorpostenboot was lost on this date.[89]

26 July

List of shipwrecks: 26 July 1916
ShipCountryDescription
Duguay Trouin  France The barque was severely damaged by fire at Nantes, Loire-Inférieure.[90]
Ellen Kirstine  Denmark The schooner collided with a Russian merchant ship in the North Sea. Her crew were rescued.[90]
Flore  France World War I: The cargo liner sank in the North Sea 8 nautical miles (15 km) east of Fetlar, Shetland Islands, United Kingdom. She probably struck a mine.[91]
Kentigern  Norway World War I: The barque was sunk in the North Sea 40 nautical miles (74 km) east north east of Hartlepool, County Durham, United Kingdom (55°10′N 0°20′W) by SM UB-23 ( Imperial German Navy). Her crew survived.[92]
HMS TB 9  Royal Navy The torpedo boat, formerly a Cricket-class coastal destroyer, collided with destroyer HMS Matchless ( Royal Navy) and sank in the North Sea with the loss of one life.[93][94]
HMT White Rose  Royal Navy The naval trawler was lost on this date.[34]

27 July

List of shipwrecks: 27 July 1916
ShipCountryDescription
Agenda  Norway World War I: The brig was sunk in the North Sea off the mouth of the River Tyne (55°15′N 0°40′W) by SM UB-23 ( Imperial German Navy). Her crew survived.[95]
SMS M12  Imperial German Navy World War I: The M1-class minesweeper was sunk by mines in the North Sea.[96]

28 July

List of shipwrecks: 28 July 1916
ShipCountryDescription
Andrew Ina  United Kingdom World War I: The fishing vessel was scuttled in the North Sea 12.5 nautical miles (23.2 km) north east of the mouth of the River Tyne by SM UB-23 ( Imperial German Navy).[97]
Dandolo  Italy World War I: The cargo ship was sunk in the Mediterranean Sea 50 nautical miles (93 km) south east of Cape Spartivento, Calabria (37°50′N 17°40′E) by SM U-35 ( Imperial German Navy).[98]
Good Design  United Kingdom World War I: The fishing vessel was scuttled in the North Sea 15 nautical miles (28 km) north east of the mouth of the River Tyne by SM UB-23 ( Imperial German Navy).[4][99]
Jane Stewart  United Kingdom World War I: The fishing vessel was scuttled in the North Sea 15 nautical miles (28 km) north east of the mouth of the River Tyne by SM UB-23 ( Imperial German Navy).[4][100]
Janet Overstone  United Kingdom World War I: The fishing vessel was rammed and sunk in the North Sea 13 nautical miles (24 km) north east of the mouth of the River Tyne by SM UB-23 ( Imperial German Navy).[4][101]
Johan  United Kingdom World War I: The fishing vessel was scuttled in the North Sea 15 nautical miles (28 km) north east of the mouth of the River Tyne by SM UB-23 ( Imperial German Navy).[4][102]
HMS Majestic II  Royal Navy The auxiliary minesweeper foundered in the Mediterranean Sea off Oran, Algeria.[103]
Renown  United Kingdom World War I: The drifter was scuttled in the North Sea 15 nautical miles (28 km) north east of the mouth of the River Tyne by SM UB-23 ( Imperial German Navy). Her crew survived.[4][104]
Speedwell  United Kingdom World War I: The drifter was scuttled in the North Sea 15 nautical miles (28 km) north east of the mouth of the River Tyne by SM UB-23 ( Imperial German Navy).[4][105]
Spero Meliora  United Kingdom World War I: The fishing vessel was scuttled in the North Sea 15 nautical miles (28 km) north east of the mouth of the River Tyne by SM UB-23 ( Imperial German Navy).[4][106]
Volunteer  United Kingdom World War I: The fishing vessel was scuttled in the North Sea 15 nautical miles (28 km) north east of the mouth of the River Tyne by SM UB-23 ( Imperial German Navy). Her crew survived.[4][107]

29 July

List of shipwrecks: 29 July 1916
ShipCountryDescription
Letimbro  Italy World War I: The cargo ship was sunk in the Mediterranean Sea 40 nautical miles (74 km) off Benghazi, Libya (33°30′N 18°43′E) by SM U-39 ( Imperial German Navy).[108]
Mina  Greece The cargo ship collided with Attualita ( Italy) in the Strait of Gibraltar 9 nautical miles (17 km) east of Gibraltar and sank. Her crew were rescued.[109]
Rosarina G.V.  Italy World War I: The sailing vessel was sunk in the Mediterranean Sea off the coast of Tunisia by SM U-39 ( Imperial German Navy).[110]

30 July

List of shipwrecks: 30 July 1916
ShipCountryDescription
Anna  Sweden World War I: The brigantine was sunk in the Baltic Sea off Rauma, Finland by SM UB-36 ( Imperial German Navy). Her crew survived.[111][112]
Britannic  United Kingdom World War I: The cargo ship was sunk in the Mediterranean Sea 20 nautical miles (37 km) east south east of Cape Bon, Algeria by SM U-35 ( Imperial German Navy). Her crew survived.[113]
Claudia  United Kingdom World War I: The cargo ship struck a mine placed by SM UC-1 ( Imperial German Navy) and sank in the North Sea 8.5 nautical miles (15.7 km) south of Lowestoft, Suffolk with the loss of three of her crew.[114]
Ethelbryhta  United Kingdom World War I: The cargo ship was shelled and sunk in the Mediterranean Sea 11 nautical miles (20 km) west south west of Pantellaria, Italy (36°34′N 11°44′E) by SM U-35 ( Imperial German Navy). Her crew survived.[25][115]
Giacinto Pullino  Italian Royal Navy The Pullino-class submarine ran aground at Galiola Island in the Kvarner Gulf. Her crew damaged her before she was captured by Austria-Hungary. Refloated by the Austro-Hungarians, she sank on 1 August 1917 while under tow to Pola.[116]
Giuseppe Marta  Ottoman Empire World War I: The sailing vessel was sunk in the Mediterranean Sea (36°25′N 12°05′E) by SM U-35 ( Imperial German Navy).[117]
Katholm  Denmark World War I: The cargo ship was shelled and sunk in the Mediterranean Sea 25 nautical miles (46 km) north east of Cape Bon by SM U-35 ( Imperial German Navy). Her crew survived.[118]

31 July

List of shipwrecks: 31 July 1916
ShipCountryDescription
Braconash  United Kingdom World War I: The trawler was scuttled in the North Sea 18 nautical miles (33 km) south east of the mouth of the River Tyne by a Kaiserliche Marine submarine.[4]
Citta di Messina  Italy World War I: The cargo ship was sunk in the Mediterranean Sea 50 nautical miles (93 km) north of Trapani, Sicily (37°55′N 11°00′E) by SM U-35 ( Imperial German Navy). Her crew survived.[119]
Einar  Norway World War I: The trawler was sunk in the Mediterranean Sea (38°12′N 10°28′E) by SM U-35 ( Imperial German Navy). Her crew survived.[120]
Emilio G.  Italy World War I: The brigantine was sunk in the Mediterranean Sea off Sicily by SM U-35 ( Imperial German Navy).[121]
Erling  Norway World War I: The trawler was sunk in the Mediterranean Sea (38°12′N 10°28′E) by SM U-35 ( Imperial German Navy). Her crew survived.[122]
Generale Amiglio  Italy World War I: The sailing vessel was sunk in the Mediterranean Sea west of Sicily by SM U-35 ( Imperial German Navy). Her crew survived.[123]
George E. Walcott  United States The schooner caught fire and sank at New York.[124]
King James  United Kingdom World War I: The trawler was scuttled in the North Sea 15 nautical miles (28 km) south east of the mouth of the River Tyne by a Kaiserliche Marine submarine.[4]
Tatiana  United Kingdom World War I: The trawler was sunk in the North Sea 19 nautical miles (35 km) south east of the mouth of the River Tyne by a Kaiserliche Marine submarine.[125]

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List of shipwrecks: Unknown date 1916
ShipCountryDescription
SM U-77  Imperial German Navy World War I: The Type UE I submarine was lost on patrol in the North Sea after 7 July with the loss of all 33 crew.[126]

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Ship events in 1916
Ship launches: 1911 1912 1913 1914 1915 1916 1917 1918 1919 1920 1921
Ship commissionings: 1911 1912 1913 1914 1915 1916 1917 1918 1919 1920 1921
Ship decommissionings: 1911 1912 1913 1914 1915 1916 1917 1918 1919 1920 1921
Shipwrecks: 1911 1912 1913 1914 1915 1916 1917 1918 1919 1920 1921
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