* USS Tecumseh a monitor warship sunk by a “torpedo” at Mobile Bay on 5 August 1864.
Mariposa 1917, off Mariposa Reef, Alaska.
Al-Ki shipwreck of 1917, Alaska.
* SS Coldbrook (also known as Colebrook) a Hog Islander merchant ship grounded off Middleton Island, Alaska on 16 June 1942.
* USS Grunion (SS-216) discovered in the Bering Sea in August 2007
* Nissan Maru Japanese armed freighter sunk by U.S. bombers in Kiska Harbor on 19 June 1942.
* SS Portland a steam ship struck rock off Cordova and sank on 12 November 1910.
* Princess Sophia, a passenger liner sunk off Vanderbilt Reef near Juneau on 25 October 1918.
* Torrent, a wooden bark ship that foundered in storm, went ashore, and became a total loss on 15 July 1868 in Cook Inlet, off the coast of Alaska.
* Mariposa hit a reef on Strait Island, near Pt. Baker (Mariposa Reef) on 1917-11-18. It struck the reef while carrying 269 passengers and a full cargo of copper ore and canned salmon. The vessel had previously picked up the crew from the wrecked Al-Ki and the pirates from the wrecked Manhattan. All passengers and crew were rescued before vessel sank. Reef now called Mariposa Reef. She went down with 25,000 cases of salmon and 1,200 tons of copper ore. Passengers and crew rescued by the Curaçao, Ravalli, and Jefferson.
* Jessie, on 1898-06-28, at the mouth of the Kuskokwim River swamped in turbulent water at the mouth of the river; 18 miners from the Columbia Exploration Company were believed to have been massacred by Yup’ik Natives or lost with wreck. One person, a trader called Ling, survived to bring word of the wreck to St. Michael. Jessie was towing the barge Minerva and a second unknown barge which were also lost. Yup’ik Eskimos were said to have looted vessels. Seattle 31 May 1898 Kuskokwim River
* Al-Ki, a passenger steamer, wrecked on Point Augusta, Alaska, 1 November 1917.
* Bear, a passenger steamer, in surf broadside, 1916
* City of Seattle, a passenger steamer, was brought ashore in Alaska, 15 August 1912
* Farallon, a passenger steamer, wrecked in the Cook Inlet, Alaska, 1910
* Jabez Howes, a three-mast full rigged ship, wrecked in Chignik Bay, Alaska, n.d. Wooden full-rigged ship owned by the Columbia River Packer’s Association & used as a cannery tender.
* Mount McKinley, a passenger steamer, beached near Scotch Cap, Aleutian Islands, 1942.
* Patterson, a steam freighter, wrecked and aground at Cape Fairweather, Alaska, 1938
* Princess Kathleen, a passenger steamer, sinking near Point Lena, Alaska, 1952. Went aground at Point Lena rock, Alaska, vessel was a mile and a half off course when she stranded. She was the flagship of the Canadian Pacific Lines.
* Princess May, a passenger steamer, wrecked and ashore on Sentinel Island, bird’s-eye view from the island, 1910.
* Politkofsky, a steamwheeler with the Russian-American Company, completed 4000 miles before sinking near the entrance of the Yukon River in 1915.
* Ace I sunk as hazard to navigation off San Pedro, Los Angeles, California
* Aggie ran aground Santa Rosa Island, California
* USS Anthony (DD-172) sunk as a target in 1937
* USS Aspro (SS-309) sunk as a target off San Diego, California in 1962
* USS Atlanta (CL-104) sunk as a target in 1970
* Avalon foundered under tow off Palos Verdes
* USS Benevolence (AH-13) Sunk off San Francisco, California, in a collision April 1950
* Brooklyn Schooner 1931
* Brother Jonathan ran aground off Crescent City, California 1865
* Charles Brown grounded Laguna Beach, California
* Charles F. Crocker ran aground for movie, then hit by tidal wave and finally burned off Santa Catalina Island, California
* USS Charles J. Kimmel (DE-584) Sunk as target off California, 13 November 1969
* Chickasaw ran aground Santa Rosa Island, California
* USS Colahan (DD-658) sunk as target in 1966
* Crown of England ran aground Santa Rosa Island, California
* Cuba ran aground San Miguel Island
* Dauntless blown up for movie off Catalina Harbor, Santa Catalina Island, California
* USS Deperm (ADG-10) sunk as a target 22 September 1982 at 32° 58′ N., 119° 41′ W.
* Diosa del Mar ran aground on Ship Rock at Santa Catalina Island, California
* SS Dominator ran aground Rocky Point Palos Verdes
* Elsie I foundered off Huntington Beach, California
* SS Emidio, sunk by the Imperial Japanese Navy, Crescent City, California
* Equator ran aground Anacapa Island
* Foss 125 foundered off Laguna Beach, California
* F.S. Loop blown up near Los Angeles, California
* Frolic wrecked near Mendocino, California in 1850
* Georgia scuttled off Redondo Beach, California
* Georgia Straits sunk while towed off Los Angeles, California
* Goldenhorn ran aground Santa Rosa Island, California
* USS Gregory (DD-802) bombed as target off San Clemente Island California
* USS Hogan (DD-178) bombed as target off San Diego, California
* Honda Point Disaster, nine United States Navy ships run aground off the California coast in 1923.
* USS Hornbill (AMc-13) sank in San Francisco Bay after collision in 1942
* Humble SM-1 foundered off Santa Barbara, California
* James Rolph grounded on rocks in San Pablo Bay in 1910
* Johanna Smith burned then blown up off Long Beach, California
* USS John C. Butler (DE-339) sunk as target off San Clemente, California
* USS Knight (DD-633) sunk as target off unk as a target off San Diego, California in 1967
* USS Koka (AT-31) grounded on San Clemente Island
* La Janelle grounded off Port Hueneme, California
* USS Magnet sunk as a target on 4 March 1976 off the California coast at 031° 16′ N., 117° 40′ W. at a depth of 1,050 fathoms.
* USS Makassar Strait (CVE-91) grounded on San Nicolas Island
* Margaret C. blown up for movie Catalina Harbor, Santa Catalina Island, California
* Melrose ran aground White Point, California
* Monfalcone burned off Long Beach, California
* USS Moody (DD-277) blown up for movie San Pedro Bay
* USS Moray (SS-300) sunk as a target off San Clemente, California in 1970
* USS Naifeh (DE-352) sunk as a target off San Clemente Island in 1967
* Ningpo beached then burned at Santa Catalina Island, California
* Olympic II collision off San Pedro, Los Angeles, California
* Palmyra beached and burned off Santa Catalina Island, California
* USS Pensacola (1859) burned and sunk by the Navy in San Francisco Bay near Hunter’s Point in 1912
* SS Pomona ran aground near Fort Ross Cove Fort Ross, California in 1888
* USS S-37 (SS-142) broke tow and sank off Imperial Beach, California
* Sacramento foundered off Redondo Beach, California
* S.N. Castle burned and sunk for movie Catalina Harbor at Santa Catalina Island, California
* San Juan Liner, off Pigeon Point, 1929
* San Augustin Manila galleon wrecked at anchor in Drakes Bay 1594
* USS Stewart (DD-224) sunk as a target off San Francisco, California in 1946
* USS Stribling (DD-96) sunk as a target off San Pedro, Los Angeles, California in 1937
* SueJac grounded on Casino Point,Santa Catalina Island, California
* USS Tingey (DD-539) sunk as target off San Francisco in 1966
* UB-88 shelled for target San Pedro Bay
* Valiant burned off Descanso Beach, California
* USS Williams (DE-372) sunk as a target of San Diego in 1968
* Winfield Scott ran aground Anacapa Island
* Yankee Blade Ran aground Honda Point, California
* Yukon foundered Mission Bay, San Diego, California
* USS Chewink (AM-39) Sunk off New London, Connecticut in 1947
* USS G-2 (SS-27) Sank at mooring in 1919
* USS Guardfish (SS-217) Sunk as target off New London, Connecticut in 1961
* USNS Mission San Francisco a fleet oil tanker collided with the Liberian freighter Elna II while passing New Castle, caught fire and exploded on 7 March 1957.
* Adelaide Baker grounded on reef Duck Key
* USS Amesbury (DE-66) grounded off Key West
* Angustias tropical cyclone off Marathon Key, Florida in 1733
* USS Bailey (DD-492) sunk as a target off Florida coast in 1969
* Benjamin C. Cromwell, an American schooner, was wrecked and beached in a hurricane on Dog Island, Florida in 1899
* Benwood collided with other ship off of Key Largo, Florida in 1942
* USCGC Bibb (WPG-31) sunk as target off Key Largo, Florida in 1987
* USCGC Blackthorn (WLB-391) Tanker collision in Tampa Bay, in the Egmont channel. Re-positioned 20 mi. off Clearwater. 1980
* USS Boyle (DD-600) sunk as a target off Florida coast in 1973
* Capitola a steamship, was wrecked and beached in a hurricane on Dog Island, Florida in 1899
* Catherine off Santa Rosa Island, Florida
* Cities Services Empire (tanker) torpedoed by U-128 off Cape Canaveral in 240 fsw
* City of Washington ran aground Key Largo, Florida
* SS Copenhagen crashed into a reef at Pompano Beach, Florida in 1900
* Cortesia, an Italian bark, was split in half and beached in a hurricane on Dog Island, Florida in 1899
* USS Curb (ARS-21) sunk off Key West, Florida as an artificial reef in 1985 fsw
* USCGC Duane (WPG-33) sunk as an artificial reef near Key Largo in 1987
* Eagle sunk as an artificial reef off Florida Keys after fire damage in 1985
* USS Eaton (DD-510) sunk as a target off Florida coast in 1970
* Industry, a British supply sloop on route from New York, wrecked off St. Augustine, Florida in 1764
* El Infante, in a hurricane off Marathon Key, Florida in 1733
* Elsbeth, a Norwegian bark was wrecked and beached in a hurricane on Dog Island, Florida
* HMS Fowey (1744) struck reef offshore from Biscayne Bay, Florida 1748
* HMS Fox (1799), a 14 gun schooner sunk off Dog Island in 1799
* USS Fred T. Berry (DD-858) scuttled off Key West, Florida as artificial reef in 316 fsw
* Georges Valentine sunk in a storm off Hutchinson Island in 1904
* Grace Andrews an American schooner, was wrecked and beached in a hurricane on Dog Island, Florida
* Golden Venture, ran aground on Rockaway Beach, Queens, after mutiny, 1993; towed to Florida by the Coast Guard, where it was deliberately sunk
* Gulfamerica (tanker) torpedoed by U-123 off Jacksonville
* Half Moon sank near Miami, Florida in 1930
* Henrietta Marie slave ship sunk off Florida Keys in 1700
* USS Herndon (DD-638) sunk as a target off Florida in 1973
* Herrera, in a hurricane off Marathon Key, Florida in 1733
* Hindoo, a Norwegina bark, was wrecked in a hurricane and beached on Dog Island, Florida in 1899
* SS Home, a steam packet lost in the Racers Storm off Cape Hatteras in 1838
* Iola a steamship, was wrecked and beached in a hurricane on Dog Island, Florida in 1899
* James A. Garfield, an American bark was wrecked and beached in a hurricane on Dog Island, Florida in 1899
* Jafnhar, a Norwegian bark was wrecked in a hurricane and beached on Dog Island, Florida in 1899
* USS Kendrick (DD-612) sunk off Key West, Florida in tests, in 320 fsw
* Latara, a Russian bark, was wrecked in a hurricane and beached on Dog Island, Florida in 1899
* Le Tigre stranded on Dog Island during a hurricane in 1766
* Lofthus sunk near Boynton Beach in 1898
* HMS Loo (frigate) ran aground off Big Pine Key, Florida in 1743
* USS Madison (DD-425) sunk as a target of Southeastern Florida in 1969
* Maple Leaf American Civil War transport; struck torpedo near Jacksonville, Florida
* Mary E. Morse, an American schooner was wrecked in a hurricane and beached on Dog Island, Florida in 1899
* USS Mindanao (ARG-3) sunk as artificial reef off Daytona Beach, Florida in 1980
* USS Muliphen (AKA-61) sunk as an artificial reef off Stuart, Florida in 1989
* USS Narcissus (1863) sunk off Egmont Key, Florida in 1866
* Nuestra Señora de Atocha, Spanish galleon which sank in 1622 and was found on 20 July 1985 40 miles (64 km) off the coast of Key West, Florida by treasure hunters who soon began to raise $400 million in coins and silver.
* Nuestra Señora del Populo, in a hurricane off Marathon Key, Florida in 1733
* USS Oriskany (CV-34) sunk as an artificial reef off Pensacola, Florida in 2006
* USS Ozark (LSV-2) sunk as a target off Destin, Florida in 1975
* Queen of Nassau off Florida Keys in 1926 under mysterious circumstances.
* Ranavola, a Norwegian bark under the command of a Capt. Edwardson was destroyed in a hurricane at Dog Island, Florida in 1899.
* USS Rankin (AKA-103) Sunk as a fishing & diving reef off Stuart, Florida in 1988
* SS Regina sank in 1940 near Bradenton Beach, Florida
* USS S-16 (SS-121) sunk off Key West, Florida as a target in 260 fsw
* San Jose, in a hurricane off Marathon Key, Florida in 1733
* San Pedro, in a hurricane off Indian Key, Florida in 1733
* USS Saufley (DD-465) sunk as a target in 420 fsw off Key West, Florida
* Slobodna ran aground on Molasses Reef in 1887
* USS Spiegel Grove (LSD-32) sunk as an artificial reef off Florida Keys in 2002
* USS Stockdale (DE-399) sunk as target off Florida coast in 1974
* USS Sturtevant (DD-240) ran into a friendly mine-field in the northwest channel
* Tarpon foundered off Panama City, Florida
* U-2513 sunk west of Key West, Florida during rocket tests by the destroyer USS Robert A. Owens (DD-827) in 1951
* Urca de Lima sunk in 1715 near Fort Pierce, Florida
* Valbanera sank in a hurricane 5 miles east of Rebecca Shoal (about 45 miles west of Key West) in 1919
* Vale a Norwegian bark, was wrecked and beached in a hurricane on Dog Island, Florida in 1899
* Vidette an American briganteen, was wrecked and beached in a hurricane on Dog Island, Florida in 1899
* Warren Adams an American schooner, was wrecked and beached in a hurricane on Dog Island, Florida in 1899
* USS Wilkes-Barre (CL-103) sunk off Florida Keys
* CSS Georgia a Civil War ironclad floating battery scuttled off Savannah on 21 December 1864.
* CSS Muscogee a Confederate ironclad ram was captured and burned off the coast of Georgia in April 1865.
* Rattlesnake a Confederate privateer sunk by USS Montauk in Ogeechee River in 1863.
* SS Republic sank in a hurricane about 100 miles (160km) southeast of Savannah on 25 October 1865.
* USS Water Witch a sidewheel gunboat burned to avoid capture at White Bluff on 19 December 1864
There are several thousand shipwrecks in the Great Lakes. Here is a list of some of them.
* Amboy (Ship) ran aground during the famous Mataafa Storm of 1905
* 117th Street Wreck depth: 39′ 41.30.777 N 81.43.751 W
* 17 Fathom Wreck 105′ 42.39.103 N 80.03.145 W
* Admiral 75′ 41.38.244 N 81.54.197 W
* Adventure 25′ 41.38.84 N 82.41.73 W
* Algeria 40′ 41.31.225 N 81.42.944 W
* Alva B. 12′ 41.30.768 N 82.01.894 W
* America 15′ 41.49.675 N 82.38.066 W
* Armenia 39′
* Atlantic 155′ 42.30.620 N 80.05.086 W
* Arches 160′ 42.27.476 N 80.01.021 W
* Bay Coal Schooner 55′ N41°33.009′ W81°56.077′
* Bow Cabin 70′ 41.56.811 N 82.14.107 W
* Brick Wreck 77′
* Brown Brothers 125′ 42.37.647 N 80.00.912 W
* Brunswick 110′ 42.35.465 N 79.24.546 W
* Canobie 10′-15′ 42.10.326 N 80.00.903 W
* Carl D. Bradley
* Carlingford 95′ 42.39.266 N 79.28.6163 W
* Cascade 30′
* Case 20′
* C.B. Benson 86′ 42.46.259 N 79.14.609 W
* Cecil J. 20′ 42.45.785 N 80.13.688 W
* Charger 35′
* Charles H. Davis 40′ 41.30.780 N 81.43.52 W
* Charles Foster 80′ 42.10.445 N 80.15.007 W
* Charles B. Packard 40′
* City of Concord 45′
* Civil War Wreck 65′
* Clarion 75′
* Cleveco 75′ 41.47.473 N 81.36.000 W
* Colonel Cook 10′-20′
* Colonial 20′
* Comet 230′ 46.43.02N 84.52.00 W
* Conemaugh 20′
* Craftsman 41 41.31.942 N 82.00.375 W
* Crete 12′ 42.10.30 N 80.00.94 W
* Daniel J. Morrell
* David Stewart 22′
* David Vance 41′
* Dean Richmond 110′ 42.17.421 N 79.55.859 W
* Dominion 45′
* Dundee 75′ 41.41.330 N 81.50.634 W
* Duke Luedtke 70′ 41.41.630 N 81.57.655 W
* Edmund Fitzgerald 320;
* Eldorado 15′-20′ 42.10.326 N 80.00.903 W
* Erieau Quarry Stone 15′ 42.15.412 N 81.54.341 W
* Exchange 10′-20′
* F.A. Meyer 78′ 41.55.439 N 82.02.953 W
* Fannie L. Jones 36′ 41.30.640 N 81.43.751 W
* Frank E. Vigor 90′ 41.57.545 N 81.57.242 W
* George Dunbar 45′ 41.40.631 N 82.33.893 W
* George Stone 31′
* George Worthington 38′
* Grand Traverse 39′
* H.A. Barr 84′ 42.09.111 N 81.23.41 W
* H.G. Cleveland 55′
* Henry Steinbrenner
* Hickory Stick 55′ 41.32.301 N 82.06.236 W
* Indiana 95′ 42.17.760 N 79.59.898 W
* Ivanhoe 57′ 41.33.310 N 82.02.826 W
* Jackie’s Wreck 50′ 41.51.707 N 82.21.084 W
* James B. Colgate 85′ 42.05.376 N 81.44.279 W
* James H. Reed 70′
* Jay Gould 45′ 41.51.531 N 82.24.596 W
* J.G. McGrath 85′ 42.40.083 N 79.23.764 W
* J.J. Boland Jr. 130′ 42.22.794 N 79.43.929 W
* John B. Griffin 50′
* John B. Lyon 50′
* John Pridgeon Jr. 60′ 41.35.320 N 81.58.601 W
* John M. Osborn 165′ 46.51.974 N 85.05.210 W
* Jorge B. 32′
* Lady Elgin a steamship wrecked in Lake Michigan near Chicago following a collision with the schooner Augusta on 8 September 1860.
* Lighthouse Wreck 15′ 42.33.075 N 80.02.721 W
* Little Wissahickon 78′ 41.54.217 N 81.56.781 W
* Lycoming 26′ 42.15.078 N 81.53.384 W
* M.I. Wilcox 22′
* Mabel Wilson 36′ 41.30.342 N 81.43.907 W
* Magnet 35′
* Marshall F. Butters 70′ 41.43.636 N 82.17.370 W
* Marine City (just north of Sturgeon Point Light)
* Mecosta 50′ 41.31.850 N 81.53.001 W
* Merida 65′ – 80′ 42.13.955 N 81.20.788 W
* Morning Star 65′ 41.36.813 N 82.12.531 W
* Mount Vernon 30′
* Net Wreck 70′ 41.56.564 N 82.14.872 W
* New Brunswick 53′
* North Carolina 40′ 41.43.808 N 81.22.885 W
* Northern Indiana 25′ 41.53.882 N 82.30.600 W
* Oneida 8′ 42.13.966 N 79.51.583 W
* Oxford 170′ 42.28.855 N 79.51.843 W
* Paddy Murphy 13′
* Pascal P. Pratt 20′ 42.33.682 N 80.05.429 W
* Passaic84′ 42.28.748 N 79.27.769 W
* Penelope 8′ 41.30.562 N 82.02.443 W
* Philip D. Armour 30′ 42.07.684 N 80.10.693 W
* Philip Minch 47′ 41.41.304 N 82.30.808 W
* Queen of the West 70′ 41.50.768 N 82.23.135 W
* Robert 49′ 42.13.094 N 82.58.937 W
* Rouse Simmons
* S.F. Gale 78′ 41.44.455 N 81.52.922 W
* S.K. Martin 60′ 42.14.546 N 79.56.004 W
* St. James 170′ 42.27.104 N 80.07.331 W
* Sand Merchant 65′ 41.34.428 N 82.57.524 W
* Sarah E. Sheldon 20′ 41.29.741 N 82.06.678 W
* Specular 36′
* Success 14′ 41.31.321 N 82.54.705 W
* SS Superior City 270′ 46.43.510N 84.52.370 W
* T-8 145′ 42.35.226 N 80.01.335 W
* Tasmania 40′ 41.47.303 N 82.29.811 W
* Tire Reef 22′ 42.41.043 N 80.08.500 W
* Trade Wind 120′ 42.25.516 N 80.12.056 W
* Tug Smith 165′ 42.28.486 N 79.59.061 W
* Two Fannies 60′ 41.33.855 N 81.55.281 W
* Unknown 83′ 42.08.375 N 81.37.942 W
* Valentine 80′ 41.55.116 N 81.54.778 W
* Vienna 148′ 46.44.46 N 84.57.91 W
* Washington Irving 120′ 42.32.371 N 79.27.636 W
* William D. Morrell
* Willis 72′
* Wilma 75′ 42.42.150 N 80.02.068 W
* Aratama Maru a Japanese Navy transport sunk in Talofofo Bay in 1944.
* SMS Cormoran a German steamer scuttled in Apra Harbor to avoid capture at the start of World War I in 1917.
* Kitsugawa Maru a Japanese merchant freighter sunk by torpedo in Apra Harbor.
* Tokai Maru a Japanese Navy armed transport sunk in Apra Harbor in 1943.
* USS Arizona (BB-39) a battleship lost in the Japanese bombing of Pearl Harbor on 7 December 1941.
* I-18tou, a Japanese midget submarine depth-charged at Pearl Harbor.
* USS LST-353 a tank landing ship sunk following an explosion while moored in West Loch on 21 May 1944.
* USNS Mission San Miguel a fleet oiler run aground on Maro Reef on 8 October 1957.
* USS Utah (BB-31) a battleship lost in the Japanese bombing of Pearl Harbor on 7 December 1941.
* YO-257 and the San Pedro, both intentionally sunk by Atlantis Submarines Hawaii.
* SS Eastland, a passenger ship that sank in the Chicago River on 24 July 1915.
* CSS Louisiana an ironclad burned, exploded, and sunk near Fort St. Philip on the Mississippi River on 28 April 1862.
* New York sunk in a hurricane off the coast.
* SS Robert E. Lee a passenger freighter torpedoed by U-166 on 30 July 1942.
* U-166, a German U-boat sunk by a depth charge from a US Navy patrol boat in July 1942.
* USCGC White Alder (WLM-541) a coastal buoy tender sunk in the Mississippi River near White Castle following a collision on 7 December 1968.
* Alice E. Clark, a 4-masted Schooner, struck Islesboro Ledge (off Islesboro, Penobscot Bay) in fog on 1 July 1909
* The Mallows Bay wrecks include as many as 152 WWI-era merchant ships abandoned after the salvage company went bankrupt.
* Albert Gallatin, 1892 Grounded on Boo Hoo Ledge off Manchester
* SS Alexander Macomb, Liberty ship torpedoed in 1942 by German U-215
* Alice M. Colburn, 1923 Ran aground in storm and broke up
* Alice M. Lawrence, 1914 Grounded on shoal
* Alma A. E. Holmes, 1914 Collision with steamer Belfast
* Alva, 1892 Rammed in fog by steamer H. F. Dimock
* SS Andrea Doria, 1956 collision in Nantucket Sound
* Angela, 1971 Broke towline in storm and grounded on reef
* Aransas, 1905 Collision with schooner barge Glendower in fog
* Ardandhu, 1900 Collision in fog with steamer Herman Winter
* Argo Merchant ran aground 25 milles southeast of Nantucket, Massachusetts in 1976, causing an oil spill
* Baleen, 1975 Foundered while in tow after fire on board
* Barge & Crane, 1963 Foundered
* Bark Frances off Cape Cod
* California, 1955 Ran aground on ledge
* Can Do, 1978 Sank in famous Blizzard of 1978
* Charles S. Haight, 1946 Stranded on a ledge
* Chelsea, 1957 Grounded on Sandy Bay Breakwater and sank
* Chester A. Poling, 1977 Broke in half in storm
* City of Columbus, 1884 Struck Devil’s Bridge backed off and sank quickly
* City of Salisbury, 1938 Struck ledge in fog and broke up
* City of Taunton, 1930s Beached and abandoned
* Colonel William B. Cowin 1941 Struck Hens and Chickens Reef and sank quickly
* Columbia, 1898 Blown onto beach in storm
* Connaught, 1860 Started to leak, caught fire and sank
* Corvan, 1940 Struck Sow & Pigs Reef, drifted off and sank
* Coyote, 1924 Scuttled
* Cross Rip Lightship, 1918 Carried out to sea by ice field
* Davis Palmer, 1909 Struck Graves Ledge, drifted off and sank
* Delaware, 1898 Sank in the Portland Gale
* Dixie Sword, 1942 Foundered in storm thought to have been torpedoed
* Dynafuel, 1963 Collision in fog with Norwegian freighter Fernview
* Edward E. Briry, 1917 Foundered in gale
* Edward Rich, 1899 Struck breakwater in fog
* Eldia, 1984 Blown onto beach in storm
* Ellenora Van Dusen, 1900 Fire onboard
* Etrusco, 1956 Blown ashore in storm
* Forest Queen, 1853 Grounded off shore in storm
* Fort Mercer, 1952 Broke in half in heavy seas
* Frank A. Palmer, 1902 Collision with the Schooner Louise B. Crary
* French Van Gilder, 1885 Grounded on shoal
* General Greene, 1960 Blown onto beach while disabled in storm
* USS Grouse (AMS-15), 1963 Grounded on Little Salvages shoal
* Henry Endicott, 1939 Foundered while under tow in heavy seas
* Herbert, 1924 Rammed by steamer City of Gloucester while at anchor in fog
* Herman Winter, 1944 Stranded on reef
* Hilda Garston, 1961 Struck reef and sank
* Horatio Hall, 1909 Collision in fog with freighter H. F. Dimock
* James E. Longstreet, 1950 Deliberately grounded as target ship
* Jennie French Potter, 1909 Grounded on shoal
* John S. Dwight, 1923 Scuttled by rum runners
* Kate Harding, 1892 Stranded on beach in storm
* Kenwood, 1926 Blown onto rocks in gale
* Kershaw, 1928 Collision with liner President Garfield
* King Philip, 1935 Sunk at dock, raised and scuttled
* Kiowa, 1903 Rammed by steamer Admiral Dewy while anchored in snowstorm
* USS Lackawanna (1862), 1915 Collision with barge
* Lightship LV-58, 1905 Started to leak and sank while being towed
* Louise B. Crary, 1902 Collision with the Schooner Frank A. Palmer
* Lunet, 1898 Dragged anchor onto rocks and sank during the Portland Gale
* Magnifique, 1782 Grounded on sandbar
* Mars, 1942 Collision with tanker Bidwell
* Mary E. O’Hara, 1941 Collision with barge Winifred Sheridan
* Mertie B. Crowley, 1910 Groanded on shoal
* USS Mohave (AT-15), 1928 Struck submerged ledge and sank
* Montclair, 1927 Grounded in storm and broke up
* Nancy, 1927 Dragged anchor onto beach in storm
* Nantucket Lightship (LV-117), 1934 Rammed by British steamer RMS Olympic
* Nantucket, 1859, whaler wrecked on Nashawena Island
* USS New Hampshire, 1922 Caught fire and sank while in tow to be scrapped
* Nina T, 1997 Scuttled
* Northern Voyager, 1997 Foundered during sea trials after refit
* Pan Pennsylvania, 1944 Torpedoed by the German submarine U-550 when it lagged behind its wartime convoy
* Pemberton, 1907 Caught fire and sank
* Pendleton, 1952 Broke in half in storm
* Portland sunk in storm in 1898
* RMS Republic sank after collision in 1909.
* HMS Somerset wrecked in 1778 off Cape Cod
* Sparrowhawk in 1623
* Whydah Gally sank in a storm off Cape Cod in 1717
* Carl D. Bradley sank in Lake Michigan in a 18 November 1958 storm with the loss of life of 33 crewmen.
* Comet sank after a collision with the Manitoba in 1875 in Whitefish Bay on Lake Superior with the loss of 10 lives.
* Cornelia B. Windiate iced up and slowly sank in a storm after passing through the Straits of Mackinac, Michigan
* SS Edmund Fitzgerald lost in a 1975 storm off Whitefish Bay in Lake Superior.
* Francisco Morazan Grounded and became a total loss in 1960 off the south shore of South Manitou Island. She ran over the wreck of the bulk freighter Str. Walter L. Frost
* Emma L. Nielson collision in fog off Point Aux Barques, Michigan.
* Hunter Savidge capsized off Pointes Aux Barques, Michigan.
* John A. McGean lost in storm off Harbor Beach in Lake Huron in the White Hurricane of 1913.
* John M. Osborn was rammed by the steamer Alberta and sank 27 July 1884 in Whitefish Bay on Lake Superior with the loss of 5 lives.
* SS Daniel J. Morrell broke up in a 29 November 1966 storm on Lake Huron with loss of 28 of its 29 crewmen.
* Hennepin (shipwreck)
* SS Superior City sank in 1920 in Whitefish Bay on Lake Superior after a collision with the Willis L. King with the loss of 29 lives. The boiler exploded as the vessel sank.
* Vienna sank with no loss of life in 1892 in Whitefish Bay on Lake Superior after she was rammed by the steamer Nipigon. Her wreck has claimed the lives of four scuba divers.
* Amboy ran aground during the famous Mataafa Storm of 1905
* Benjamin Noble lost 28 April 1914 off Duluth; found 2004
* Madeira, a casualty of the Mataafa Storm.
* Mataafa impacted the north pier of the Duluth Ship Canal and sank 28 November 1905 during a storm of which it is the namesake. Nine of 24 crewmen died of cold weather exposure as Duluthians helplessly watched from shore.
* USS Cairo a river gunboat struck a torpedo in the Yazoo River and sank on 12 December 1862.
* Josephine a side-wheel steamer foundered off the barrier islands.
* Adonis struck shore Deal Beach
* USS Arundo torpedoed off New Jersey
* SS Atlantus sank in a storm off the coast of New Jersey
* Ayuruoca collision off New Jersey
* Beth Dee Bob foundered in storm off New Jersey
* Brunette collision off New Jersey
* Chappara struck mine off New Jersey
* Choapa collision off New Jersey
* Delaware burned then sank under tow off New Jersey
* Goulandris collision off New Jersey
* Gulftrade torpedoed off New Jersey
* USS Jacob Jones (DD-130) sunk by a U-boat off the coast of New Jersey
* Lana Carol foundered off Manasquan Inlet New Jersey
* Malta ran aground near Belmar
* Maurice Tracy collision off New Jersey
* Mohawk collision off New Jersey
* USS Moonstone (PYc-9) Sunk by collision with the USS Greer (DD-145) off Cape May
* SS Morro Castle fire off Asbury Park
* Park City collision off New Jersey
* Persephone torpedoed off New Jersey
* SS Pinta collision off New Jersey
* Pliny ran aground Deal Beach
* Rjukan ran aground on New Jersey
* R.P. Resor torpedoed off New Jersey
* Rusland struck wreck of Adonis
* San Saba struck mine off New Jersey
* Sindia ran aground on the beach of Ocean City, 1901
* Stolt Dagali collision off New Jersey
* Tolten torpedoed off New Jersey
* U-869, discovered off the coast of New Jersey in 1991
* Vega capsized under tow off New Jersey
* Vizcaya collision off New Jersey
* Western World ran aground on New Jersey coast
* USS California (ACR-6) (later renamed San Diego), an armored cruiser sunk by a torpedo or mine near Fire Island on 19 July 1918.
* Champlain II a passenger steamboat ran aground by pilot under influence of morphine near Westport on Lake Champlain on 16 July 1875.
* Charles R. Morse schooner went missing and suspected to have rammed the SS Oregon off Long Island
* HMS Culloden British ship that ran aground at Montauk during the American Revolution
* USS Eagle lost on Lake Champlain
* Land Tortoise (radeau), in Lake George, circa 1758 from the French and Indian Wars
* Steamship Lexington a paddlewheel steamship which caught fire north of Long Island and sank on 14 January 1840.
* HMS Ontario a British 22-gun brig-sloop sunk in storm on Lake Ontario, discovered in 2008.
* SS Oregon believed sunk following a collision with the Charles R. Morse off Long Island in 1886.
* USS Turner a destroyer exploded and sunk at Ambrose Light on 3 January 1944.
* Washington Irving a sidewheeler that collided with an oil barge on the North River in 1926.
* USS Aeolus (ARC-3) Sunk as an artificial reef in 1988
* Altoona ran aground Cape Hatteras
* Ashkhabad torpedoed off North Carolina
* Atlas torpedoed off North Carolina
* Australia torpedoed off North Carolina
* USS Bainbridge (1842) capsized off Cape Hatteras in 1863
* HMT Bedfordshire torpedoed off North Carolina
* Bendigo, North Carolina
* British Splendour torpedoed off North Carolina
* Carroll A. Deering ran aground at Cape Hatteras in 1921
* Caribsea torpedoed off North Carolina
* Carl Gerhard sunk off Nags Head
* Cassimir collision off North Carolina
* Catharine M. Monohan foundered off North Carolina
* SS Central America steamship sank in a storm 9 September 1857.
* Chilore torpedoed then struck mine, then foundered off North Carolina
* USS Chopper (SS-342) Sunk off Cape Hatteras, 21 July 1976, while being rigged as a tethered underwater target
* Ciltvaria torpedoed off Nags Head
* City of Houston foundered off North Carolina
* USS Comte de Grasse (DD-974) sunk as a target off North Carolina in July 2006
* CSS Curlew sunk in battle in 1862 off Roanoke Island
* David Atwater
* Dixie Arrow torpedoed off North Carolina
* E.M. Clark torpedoed off North Carolina
* Empire Gem torpedoed off North Carolina
* Esso Nashville torpedoed off North Carolina
* Explorer sunk off Nags Head
* F.W. Abrams struck mine off North Carolina
* Fenwick Island foundered off North Carolina
* Francis E. Waters now in town hall Nags Head
* G.A. Kohler tropical cyclone North Carolina
* George Weems burned off North Carolina
* Gray Ghost sunk and later recovered near Belhaven, North Carolina
* Hesperides stranded off North Carolina
* SS Home sunk off Ocracoke Inlet in the 1837 Racer’s Storm
* USS Huron grounded on North Carolina coast
* Hutton torpedoed off North Carolina
* USS Indra (ARL-37) Sunk as artificial reef off North Carolina coast in 1992
* John D. Gill torpedoed off North Carolina
* Kasandra Louloudis torpedoed off North Carolina
* Keshena struck mine off North Carolina
* Kyzickes grounded on North Carolina coast
* Lancing torpedoed off North Carolina
* Laura A. Barnes ashore Coquina Beach Cape Hatteras
* SS Liberator torpedoed off North Carolina
* Lois Joyce sank in surf Oregon Inlet North Carolina
* Malchace torpedoed off North Carolina
* Manuela torpedoed off North Carolina
* Metropolis sunk off Corolla
* USS Monitor lost off Cape Hatteras on 31 December 1862.
* Naeco torpedoed off North Carolina
* CSS Neuse aground in Neuse River
* USS New Jersey (BB-16) bombed as target off Cape Hatteras
* Normannia foundered off North Carolina
* SS Oriental sunk near Oregon Inlet
* Papoose torpedoed and sank off Oregon Inlet
* Pevensey blockade runner, off Atlantic Beach
* Porta Allegra (unknown reason) off North Carolina
* Portland ran aground Cape Lookout
* Proteus collision off North Carolina
* HMCS St. Laurent a Canadian destroyer sank off Cape Hatteras in 1980.
* USS Schurz collision off North Carolina
* CSS Sea Bird Rammed and sunk by USS Commodore Perry (1859) off Elizabeth City in 1862
* Senateur Duhammel collision off North Carolina
* USCGC Spar (WLB-403) scuttled in October 2004 in 108 feet of water, 30 miles off Morehead City
* Suloide collision off North Carolina
* Tamaulipas torpedoed off North Carolina
* USS Tarpon (SS-175) foundered off North Carolina
* U-352 depth charged off North Carolina
* U-701 depth charged off North Carolina
* U-85 sunk by gunfire off North Carolina
* Veturia grounded off North Carolina
* USS Virginia (BB-13) bombed as target off Cape Hatteras
* W.E. Hutton torpedoed off North Carolina
* SS William Rockefeller torpedoed off North Carolina
* USS Yancey (AKA-93) sunk as an artificial reef off Morehead City, 1990
* USS Carondelet sank in the Ohio River during a flood in 1873.
* Blue Magpie 3,800-ton cargo freighter that hit Newport’s North Jetty 19 November 1983 while attempting to enter Yaquina Bay during a storm and sank. The fuel tanks ruptured, releasing 60,000 gallons of Bunker C oil and 10,000 gallons of diesel fuel. Near the tip of the jetty at the south side of the bay’s mouth the ship’s wreckage was visible just above the water for a number of years before it finally collapsed.
* New Carissa. Freighter which ran aground near Coos Bay in 1999 and was wrecked; bow section towed out to sea and sunk, stern section remains on beach.
* SS Oliver Olson 307-foot (94 m) ship headed to Bandon to load lumber went aground on 3 November 1953. Part of its hull has been filled with rocks to form an extension of the Coquille River South Jetty near Bandon. There is a photo of the ship shortly after it went aground in 1953.
* Peter Iredale. Ran aground off coast of Astoria in 1906, still remains on beach.
* Sujameco 3,542-ton steamship traveling from San Francisco to Coos Bay to pick up lumber hit the beach in fog on 28 February 1929 8 miles (13 km) north of Coos Bay. Remains can be seen at Horsfall Beach during the winter when the sand recedes.
* Elizabeth M a towboat that sank in the Ohio River on 9 January 2005.
* Black Point a steel collier sunk by U-853 after World War II hostilities had ceased on 5 May 1945.
* U-853 sunk off Block Island by USN blimps’ rockets on 6 May 1945.
* Wreck Sites of HMS Cerberus and HMS Lark, British ships sunk during the American Revolution in 1778.
* HMS Actaeon frigate burned in 1776 at Charleston; reported as discovered by NUMA in 1981.
* Anchor Wreck Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
* Civil War Wreck Myrtle Beach
* City of Richmond Myrtle Beach
* CSS Georgiana, iron hulled Confederate cruiser destroyed off Isle of Palms, South Carolina with cargo of munitions, medicines and merchandise then valued at over $1,000,000, 19 March 1863, while attempting to run past the federal blockade fleet into Charleston.
* HEBE & St Cathan Myrtle Beach
* USS Housatonic sunk by CSS Hunley
* CSS H. L. Hunley placed on National Register of Historic Places in 1978.
* USS Keokuk Charleston
* Mary Bowers iron hull, sidewheel steamer of 680 tons, stranded on wreck of CSS Georgiana while attempting to run the federal blockade into Charleston.
* Norseman, iron hulled propeller steamer, ran on wreck of Georgiana and stranded a half mile inshore while attempting outbound run through the federal blockade of Charleston with a cargo of cotton. The vessel was owned by George Trenholm (aka the “real Rhett Butler”).
* USS Patapsco struck a mine at Charleston
* Pipe Wreck Myrtle Beach
* Raccoon blockade runner at Charleston.
* CSS Rattlesnake blockade runner at Charleston.
* Ruby blockade runner run aground at Folly Island, Charleston.
* Stonewall Jackson blockade runner grounded and burned at Isle of Palms, Charleston.
* USS Weehawken American Civil War monitor at Charleston
* Eclipse a Mississippi River steamboat exploded near Johnsonville Tennessee 27 January 1865. List of killed at 
* Sultana a Mississippi River paddlewheeler exploded four miles (6 km) south of Memphis in what is now Arkansas on 27 April 1865.
* The Chattanooga a paddlewheel steamer sank in the Tennessee River near Chattanooga, Tennessee.
* La Belle a barque-longue of French explorer La Salle’s expedition ran aground in Matagorda Bay in 1686.
* Anona a steam yacht sunk in the Viosca Knoll area in 1944.
* Gulfpenn a fuel tanker torpedoed by U-boat U-506 on 13 May 1942.
* Hannah Elizabeth two-masted schooner sunk near Pass Cavallo on 19 November 1835.
* USS Hatteras (1861) a Navy gunboat sunk by CSS Alabama during the American Civil War off Galveston on 11 January 1863.
* Heredia a United Fruit Company freighter torpedoed by a submarine and sunk in 1943.
* Mary a steamship ran aground at Aransas Pass.
* SS Nicaragua ran aground on Padre Island on 16 October 1912.
* Oaxaca a Mexican freighter torpedoed by U-171 near Port O’Connor on 26 July 1942.
* Sheherezade an oil tanker torpedoed.
* Accidental detonation of 2,300 tons of ammonium nitrate aboard the French-registered S.S. Grandcamp killed 581 pople in the Texas City disaster, 16 April 1947.
* USS Oriskany (CV-34), aircraft carrier sunk in 2006 to form an artificial reef.
* A.R. Noyes a standard canal boat broke loose from tug at Proctor Shoal, Lake Champlain on 17 October 1884.
* General Butler a sailing canal boat hit breakwater near Burlington on Lake Champlain on 9 December 1876.
* O.J. Walker a sailing canal boat sunk in a gale near Burlington on 11 May 1895.
* Phoenix a steamer caught fire near Colchester Shoal on 4 September 1819.
* An unknown horse ferry, the only known example of a horse-powered ferry on Lake Champlain, found in Burlington Bay.
* Water Witch a schooner foundered in a gale off Diamond Island on 26 April 1866.
* Amaganzette swamped off Virginia
* Anglo African sunk off Cape Charles
* USCGC Cuyahoga (WIX-157) collision off Smith Point, Virginia
* Doxie Girl sank off Virginia
* Ethel C. sunk off Virginia
* Eureka collision off Virginia
* Francis E. Powell torpedoed off Virginia
* Gulf Hustler swamped off Virginia
* Hanks swamped off Virginia
* Juno Spanish ship lost in storm 1802; according to decision of 4th circuit (Virginia v. Spain) Spain still owns her.
* SS John Morgan collision off Virginia
* Kingston Ceylonite torpedoed off Virginia
* La Galga tropical cyclone 1750; also contested in Virginia v. Spain, but Spain abandoned her in 1763.
* Lillian Lukenbach collision off Virginia
* SS Marine Electric sunk off Virginia
* Merida collision off Virginia
* Ocean Venture torpedoed off Virginia
* Santore struck mine off Virginia
* Tiger torpedoed off Virginia
* USS Washington (BB-47) bombed as target off Virginia
* Winthorp foundered off Virginia
* William D. Sanner collision Chesapeake Bay
* Libelle a German barque which shipwrecked on the eastern reef during a gale on 4 March 1866.
* Hayate a Japanese destroyer sunk by US Marines on 11 December 1941.
* Kisaragi a Japanese destroyer sunk by US Marines on 11 December 1941.
* Isabella a Hudson’s Bay Company British supply ship wrecked in 1830. Remains are in 40 feet of water off Cape Disappointment near Astoria. Site is listed in the National Register of Historic Places by the National Park Service.
* Great Republic (steamboat) an American steamboat accidentally run aground on sand in 1879 and subsequently destroyed by waves near the mouth of the Columbia River.
* Louisiana burned in gale 1913
* SS Milwaukee sunk October 1929 in Lake Michigan from storm damage
* Fleetwing ran aground and sunk 26 September 1888 in Lake Michigan.
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