List of shipwrecks in 1924

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The list of shipwrecks in 1924 includes a chronological list of all shipwrecks in 1924.

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1924
Jan Feb Mar Apr
May Jun Jul Aug
Sep Oct Nov Dec

January

1 January

List of shipwrecks: 1 January 1924
Ship Country Description
Emma Giles  United States The sidewheel passenger steamer collided with the cargo ship Steel Trader ( United States) in heavy fog near the Little Choptank River in Maryland, suffering damage to her starboard side, including her paddle. She was towed to Baltimore, Maryland, repaired, and returned to service.

3 January

List of shipwrecks: 3 January 1924
Ship Country Description
Bertha  Germany The cargo ship departed Jacksonville, Florida for Hamburg. No further trace, presumed foundered with the loss of all hands.[1]
Florence  United Kingdom The cargo ship sprang a leak and sank in the Atlantic Ocean off Buncrana, County Donegal, Ireland.[2]

4 January

List of shipwrecks: 4 January 1924
Ship Country Description
Annemarie  Germany The cargo ship ran aground at Dragør, Denmark.[3] She was refloated on 7 January.[4]
Donald Silver  United Kingdom The schooner was driven ashore at Fischells, Newfoundland and was wrecked with the loss of five lives.[5]

5 January

List of shipwrecks: 5 January 1924
Ship Country Description
Thetis  Greece The cargo ship was struck by Diamant ( Italy) at Istanbul, Turkey and was beached off Leander's Tower.[5] She was refloated on 15 January.[6]

6 January

List of shipwrecks: 6 January 1924
Ship Country Description
Juliane  United Kingdom The auxiliary sailing vessel was in collision with Bur ( Sweden) at Kiel, Schleswig-Holstein, Germany and sank.[5]

7 January

List of shipwrecks: 7 January 1924
Ship Country Description
Lynaes  Sweden The schooner, on a voyage from Swansea, Glamorgan, United Kingdom to Lisbon, Portugal, was reported in the English Channel. No further trace, presumed foundered with the loss of all hands.[7]
Macoris  Italy The cargo ship foundered in the Mediterranean Sea 50 nautical miles (93 km) off Crete, Greece.[4]
Nigretia  United Kingdom The cargo ship departed Swansea, Glamorgan for Rouen, Seine-Maritime, France. A lifebuoy from the ship washed up at Teignmouth, Devon at the end of January. Presumed foundered in the English Channel with the loss of all hands.[8]

8 January

List of shipwrecks: 8 January 1924
Ship Country Description
Carena  United Kingdom The cargo ship departed Liverpool, Lancashire for Penryn, Cornwall. No further trace, presumed foundered with the loss of all hands.[9]
Dagmar  Denmark The three-masted schooner collided with Oakhurst ( Denmark) in the English Channel 20 nautical miles (37 km) east north east of Alderney, Channel Islands and sank. Her seven crew were rescued by Ashton ( United Kingdom). Oakhurst was disabled in the collision. She was towed to Le Havre, Seine-Maritime, France by a British steamship.[10][11]
Fellside  United Kingdom The coaster was wrecked at Three Cliffs Bay, Glamorgan with the loss of one of her fourteen crew .[12][13][14]
J. W. Comeau  United Kingdom The schooner sprang a leak in the Atlantic Ocean and was abandoned (39°53′N 62°57′W / 39.883°N 62.950°W / 39.883; -62.950). Her crew were rescued by Ivar ( Denmark).[10]
Leif  Denmark The schooner was in collision with William Mitchell ( United Kingdom) of the Norwegian Coast. No further trace, presumed sunk with the loss of all but one of her crew. The survivor managed to clamber aboard William Mitchell.[8]
Tempest  United Kingdom The schooner was ramed by the fishing vessel Charles Boyes ( United Kingdom) at Milford Haven, Penbrokeshire and sank.[13]

9 January

List of shipwrecks: 9 January 1924
Ship Country Description
Adolph  France The schooner foundered in the Bristol Channel 6 nautical miles (11 km) south west of the Scarweather Lightship ( United Kingdom) with the loss of one of her six crew. Survivors were rescued by Devonia ( United Kingdom).[10]
Capitaine Winckler  France The cargo ship ran aground at Calais, Pas-de-Calais.[15] She was refloated on 23 January.[16]
Feronia  Italy The cargo ship sank in the Bay of Biscay 150 nautical miles (280 km) off the La Coubre Lighthouse (approximately 45°N 6°W / 45°N 6°W / 45; -6). Her crew were rescued by Ontario ( France).[15][17]
Mont Rose  France The cargo ship, which had departed Oran, Algeria for Rouen, Seine-Maritime on 3 January, issued a distress call in the Atlantic Ocean. No further trace, presumed foundered with the loss of all hands.[18][19]
River Lagan  United Kingdom The cargo ship was driven ashore at Goodrington Sands, Devon. Her crew were rescued.[10] She was refloated on 5 February.[20]
Tasmania  Italy The cargo ship was abandoned in the Bay of Biscay (44°20′N 11°20′W / 44.333°N 11.333°W / 44.333; -11.333).[21] Some of the survivors were rescued by Waaldijk ( Netherlands).[11]

10 January

List of shipwrecks: 10 January 1924
Ship Country Description
Ibukizan Maru  Japan The cargo ship ran aground in Tokyo Bay.[22] She was refloated on 23 January.[16]
HMS L24  Royal Navy The L-class submarine collided with HMS Resolution ( Royal Navy) in the English Channel off Portland Bill, Dorset and sank with the loss of all hands.
Spurnpoint  United Kingdom The cargo ship struck rocks in the Irish Sea off the Calf of Man, Isle of Man and was abandoned.[23] She was discovered derelict west of the Isle of Man by Mango ( United Kingdom) and towed to Warrenpoint, County Down.[15]
Vicen-Tita  Spain The cargo ship was wrecked at Pasaia, Gipuzkoa with the loss of all but one of her crew.[15]

11 January

List of shipwrecks: 11 January 1924
Ship Country Description
Cornelius H. Callaghan  United States The schooner came ashore 8 nautical miles (15 km) from St. Andrews Bay, Florida. She broke her back and was a total loss.[22]
Holendrecht  Netherlands The cargo ship collided with Corea ( United Kingdom) in the River Thames at Silvertown, London and sank.[15] She was refloated on 17 January.[24]
Maguy  France The barque was abandoned in the Atlantic Ocean (43°50′N 17°14′W / 43.833°N 17.233°W / 43.833; -17.233). Her crew were rescued by Boren ( United Kingdom).[22]
Rhenania  Germany The cargo ship ran aground at Korsør, Denmark. She was refloated on 14 January.
Ruth E. Merrill  United States The schooner sank in the Atlantic Ocean off Vineyard Haven, Massachusetts.[22]

12 January

List of shipwrecks: 12 January 1924
Ship Country Description
Helgoland  United Kingdom The sailing ship ran aground at Black Rock, Tara, County Down and was wrecked. Her crew were saved.[22]
Nordead  France The hopper ship was driven ashore crewless at Seatown, Dorset, United Kingdom.[25]

13 January

List of shipwrecks: 13 January 1924
Ship Country Description
Port Elliot  United Kingdom The cargo ship ran aground at East Cape, North Island, New Zealand. Her crew were rescued.[17][22] She was declared a total loss on 18 January.[9]

14 January

List of shipwrecks: 14 January 1924
Ship Country Description
Annie M. Parker  Canada The schooner was abandoned in the Atlantic Ocean (44°37′N 45°08′W / 44.617°N 45.133°W / 44.617; -45.133). Her crew were rescued by Grootedijk ( Netherlands).[26]

16 January

List of shipwrecks: 16 January 1924
Ship Country Description
Bunholme  United Kingdom The cargo ship ran aground in the River Plate off Martín García Island, Uruguay.[27] She was refloated on 24 February.[28]
Clan Kennedy  United Kingdom The cargo ship ran aground in the North Sea off Sizewell, Suffolk.[24] Although she was refloated on 19 January,[29] she was declared a total loss.[30]
USS Tacoma  United States Navy The Denver-class cruiser ran aground on the Blanquilla Reef off Veracruz, Mexico. During attempts at refloating over the following week, four crew were lost. Declared a total loss, she was stricken on 7 February and sold for scrap on 5 September.

17 January

List of shipwrecks: 17 January 1924
Ship Country Description
Polaris  Sweden The cargo ship collided with Allegro ( Sweden) at Helsingborg and sank.[24]

18 January

List of shipwrecks: 18 January 1924
Ship Country Description
Coalisland  United Kingdom The cargo ship collided with the lighter Linie ( United Kingdom) in the River Clyde at Bowling, West Dunbartonshire and was beached.[9] She was refloated on 21 January.[27]

19 January

List of shipwrecks: 19 January 1924
Ship Country Description
Chilier  Belgium The cargo ship, which had departed from Antwerp for Savannah, Georgia, United States, was reported in the Atlantic Ocean (50°N 21°W / 50°N 21°W / 50; -21). No further trace, presumed foundered with the loss of all hands.[31][32]

21 January

List of shipwrecks: 21 January 1924
Ship Country Description
Hadnot  United States The tanker ran aground at Nyborg, Denmark.[27] She was refloated on 25 January.[33]
Thor Minor  Norway The cargo ship came ashore at Kastrup, Denmark.[34] She was refloated on 25 January.[33]

23 January

List of shipwrecks: 23 January 1924
Ship Country Description
Clumberhall  United Kingdom The cargo ship ran aground at Mykolaiv, Soviet Union.[33] She was refloated on 29 January.[35]
Port Lyttleton  United Kingdom The cargo ship ran aground at Launceston, Tasmania, Australia.[16] She was refloated on 26 January.[19]
Prospect  United Kingdom The cargo ship suffered a fractured propeller shaft, which punctured her hull. She foundered in the Irish Sea off Skibbereen, County Cork, Ireland.[16]

24 January

List of shipwrecks: 24 January 1924
Ship Country Description
Ithakos  Greece The cargo ship ran aground in the River Plate off Martín García Island, Uruguay.[33] She was refloated on 31 January.[36]
Salford  United Kingdom The cargo ship collided with Oroya ( United Kingdom) in the River Mersey at New Brighton, Cheshire and was beached.[33]
Talisman  Norway The cargo ship ran aground at Buenos Aires, Argentina.[33] Although refloated on 30 January, she grounded again.[37]

26 January

List of shipwrecks: 26 January 1924
Ship Country Description
S. B. Hirtle  United Kingdom The schooner ran aground at Saint-Pierre, Saint Pierre and Miquelon.[19] She was refloated on 23 February.[8]
Maid of Spetsai  United Kingdom The cargo ship collided with Maiella ( Italy) in the English Channel 43 nautical miles (80 km) off the Casquets, Channel Islands and sank. Her crew were rescued.[38][39]

27 January

List of shipwrecks: 27 January 1924
Ship Country Description
El Monte  United States The cargo ship came ashore 10 nautical miles (19 km) north of Le Havre, Seine-Maritime, France.[39] She was refloated on 2 February.[40]
Halstead  United Kingdom The cargo ship sank in the Niger River at Atani, Nigeria.[19]
Mary Horlock  United Kingdom The cargo ship was abandoned in the Pacific Ocean (approximately 32°N 153°E / 32°N 153°E / 32; 153). Her crew were rescued by President Taft ( United States).[19]
Vladimir  Yugoslavia The cargo ship ran aground at Port-Saint-Louis-du-Rhône, Bouches du Rhône, France.[39] She was refloated on 2 February.[40]

28 January

List of shipwrecks: 28 January 1924
Ship Country Description
Midland  United States The cargo ship was destroyed by fire at Washington, D.C..[41]
Tigris  Belgium The cargo ship collided with Begonia ( Sweden) in the North Sea off Vlissingen, Netherlands and was beached.[39]

February

1 February

List of shipwrecks: 1 February 1924
Ship Country Description
Erato  Netherlands The cargo ship ran aground off Falsterbo, Sweden.[36] She was refloated on 4 February.[42]
Maid of Scotland  United Kingdom The schooner collided with Perene ( Peru) in the Atlantic Ocean 3.5 nautical miles (6.5 km) south of Partridge Island, Nova Scotia, Canada and sank with the loss of four crew. Perene also lost four crew.[36][40]

3 February

List of shipwrecks: 3 February 1924
Ship Country Description
Aimée Maria  France The cargo ship was driven ashore at La Seyne-sur-Mer, Var.[42] She was refloated on 29 February.[43]
Moldegaard  Norway The cargo ship ran aground at Cape Pappas, Greece.[42] She was refloated on 6 February.[44]

6 February

List of shipwrecks: 6 February 1924
Ship Country Description
British Light  United Kingdom The tanker ran aground at Port Eads, Louisiana, United States.[44] She was refloated on 10 February.[45]
Choko Maru  Japan The cargo ship foundered off Funakawa with the loss of all hands.[46]
Hercules  United Kingdom The dredger was struck by Brest ( France) and sunk at Newhaven, Sussex.[47]
Ikuta Maru No.1  Japan The coaster collided with Kaga Maru ( Japan) at Genkainada and sank with the loss of four lives.[45]
President Leguia  Peru The cargo ship was destroyed by fire at Callao.[46]

8 February

List of shipwrecks: 8 February 1924
Ship Country Description
Hwa Wu  China The cargo ship ran aground at Nine Pins. She was refloated and towed to Hong Kong by Keswick ( United Kingdom) and beached.[45]
Kong Haakon  Norway The cargo ship suffered the failure of her steering gear and was beached north of Bergen, Norway.[48]
Mora  United Kingdom The cargo ship came ashore at Cape St. Vincent, Portugal and was wrecked.[49] She was abandoned on 9 February with the loss of seven of her 29 crew.[45][50]
Port de Brest  France The cargo ship departed Bordeaux, Gironde for Dakar, French West Africa. No further trace, presumed foundered with the loss of all hands.[51]
Usa Maru No.1  Japan The cargo ship departed Hakodate for Tokyo. No further trace, presumed foundered with the loss of all hands.[52]

9 February

List of shipwrecks: 9 February 1924
Ship Country Description
Elvier  United Kingdom The cargo ship ran aground at Poole, Dorset.[49] She was refloated on 16 February.[53]
Persia  Italy The cargo ship came ashore on the Amherst Rock at the mouth of the Yangtze, China. She was beached on the Tungsha Spit.[49] Persia was refloated on 10 February.[45]

10 February

List of shipwrecks: 10 February 1924
Ship Country Description
Brook  United Kingdom The cargo ship collided with Capulin ( United States) in the North Sea off the Shipwash Lightship ( United Kingdom). She was severely damaged and was taken in tow by Felixtowe ( United Kingdom). The tow subsequently parted and Brook was abandoned. Her crew were rescued by Felixtowe.[49]

11 February

List of shipwrecks: 11 February 1924
Ship Country Description
Hortensius  United Kingdom The cargo ship ran aground at San Nicolás, Buenos Aires, Argentina.[45] She was refloated on 24 February.[28]
Mallock  United Kingdom The cargo ship ran aground at Breaksea Point, Glamorgan. Her crew were rescued by Fastnet ( United Kingdom).[45] She was refloated on 18 February.[54]

12 February

List of shipwrecks: 12 February 1924
Ship Country Description
Lord Hamilton  United Kingdom The ship ran aground on the Goodwin Sands, Kent. Two of her four crew were rescued by the motor boat Champion ( United Kingdom).[55]
République  France The five-masted schooner caught fire in the Atlantic Ocean off the Canary Islands, Spain (32°03′N 13°55′W / 32.050°N 13.917°W / 32.050; -13.917) and was abandoned.[50][56] All eighteen crew were rescued by Romeu ( Spain).[55][57] She came ashore between Agadir and Cape Juby, Spanish Morocco on 1 April.[58]
Zovetto  Italy The cargo ship ran aground off St. David's Lighthouse, Bermuda.[50] She was abandoned on 14 February,[59] She later broke in two and was a total loss.[60]

18 February

List of shipwrecks: 18 February 1924
Ship Country Description
Colombia  United States The cargo ship was wrecked in Coos Bay.[61]
Iris  Sweden The cargo ship was damaged by ice and sank 11 nautical miles (20 km) south of Russarö, Finland.[54]
Ivanhoe  United States The tug collided with Gerry ( United States) at Kilvonkull and sank with the loss of a crew member.[61]
Telegraph  United Kingdom The schooner ran aground on the Saint Brandon Rocks and sank. Her crew survived.[62]
The Viscount  United Kingdom The cargo ship ran aground on the Murdoch Rock, Loch Torridon and was abandoned by her crew.[54]
Visna  Norway The cargo ship ran aground 5 nautical miles (9.3 km) north north west of Falsterbo, Sweden.[61] She was refloated on 23 February.[63]

21 February

List of shipwrecks: 21 February 1924
Ship Country Description
Suki Maru  Japan The cargo ship ran aground at Shimonoseki and sank.[64]
Helios  Sweden The cargo ship was damaged by ice and sank off Holmstad.[65]

22 February

List of shipwrecks: 22 February 1924
Ship Country Description
Assimina M. Embiricos  Greece The cargo ship ran aground in the Scheldt.[52] She broke in two the next day and was a total loss.[63]

24 February

List of shipwrecks: 24 February 1924
Ship Country Description
Cyclops  United Kingdom The dredger capsized and sank in the Firth of Forth 3 nautical miles (5.6 km) east south east of the Bass Rock.[63][65]
Edvige  Italy The cargo ship collided with Unione ( Italy) at La Spezia and sank. Her crew were rescued.[66]

27 February

List of shipwrecks: 27 February 1924
Ship Country Description
Ethel M. Bartlett  United Kingdom The schooner foundered in the Atlantic Ocean (40°11′N 54°16′W / 40.183°N 54.267°W / 40.183; -54.267). Her crew were rescued by Caldy Light ( United Kingdom).[67][68]

28 February

List of shipwrecks: 28 February 1924
Ship Country Description
Tatjana  Norway The cargo ship came ashore on Effingham Island, Barclay Sound, British Columbia, Canada and was wrecked.[69] Later raised and renamed Drammensfjord.[70]

March

3 March

List of shipwrecks: 3 March 1924
Ship Country Description
Gordon E. Moulton  United Kingdom The schooner was abandoned in the Atlantic Ocean 15 nautical miles (28 km) off Burgeo, Newfoundland.[71]
Gylsboda  Sweden The cargo ship was damaged by ice and put into Åhus, where she sank.[72] She was refloated on 6 March.[51]
Patagonier  Belgium The cargo ship ran aground in the Paraná River, Argentina.[72] She was refloated on 11 March.[73]

4 March

List of shipwrecks: 4 March 1924
Ship Country Description
Haine  Belgium The ship was run into by Khiva ( United Kingdom) at Antwerp and sank.[71]
Oswin  Sweden The cargo ship ran aground off Falsterbo.[71] She was refloated on 9 March.[56]

5 March

List of shipwrecks: 5 March 1924
Ship Country Description
Fennia  Finland The cargo ship ran aground on Kalkgrundet, Baltic Sea.[74] She slipped off the rocks and sank on 14 March.[75]

7 March

List of shipwrecks: 7 March 1924
Ship Country Description
Buzen Maru  Japan The cargo ship ran aground on Ganyūjima, in the Shimonoseki Strait.[76] She was refloated on 12 March.[77]

8 March

List of shipwrecks: 8 March 1924
Ship Country Description
Obernai  United Kingdom The cargo ship sprang a leak and foundered in the Atlantic Ocean (46°49′N 58°10′W / 46.817°N 58.167°W / 46.817; -58.167). Her crew were rescued by Kungsholm ( Sweden).[56]

9 March

List of shipwrecks: 9 March 1924
Ship Country Description
Eupatoria  Germany The cargo ship ran aground on the Salmedina Bank, off the coast of Colombia.[78] She was refloated on 17 March.[79]
Sori  Italy The cargo ship ran aground at Port Eads, Louisiana, United States.[78] She was refloated on 12 March.[68]

10 March

List of shipwrecks: 10 March 1924
Ship Country Description
Izgled  Yugoslavia The cargo ship struck the bank of the Panama Canal and sprang a leak. She was consequently beached.[73] She was refloated on 11 March.[77]

11 March

List of shipwrecks: 11 March 1924
Ship Country Description
Wyoming  United States The six-masted schooner foundered in Nantucket Sound with the loss of all 14 hands.

12 March

List of shipwrecks: 12 March 1924
Ship Country Description
Glenmay  Isle of Man The coaster ran aground at Ballyquinton Point, County Down, United Kingdom.[77] She was refloated on 15 March.[80]
Tennia  Finland The cargo ship was damaged by ice at Malmö, Sweden and was abandoned.[77]

13 March

List of shipwrecks: 13 March 1924
Ship Country Description
Hannevig Brothers  United Kingdom The cargo ship ran aground at Cardiff, Glamorgan.[68] She was refloated on 17 March.[81]
Niki  Greece The cargo ship ran aground in the River Neath, Glamorgan.[68] She was refloated on 17 March.[79]
Sygna  Norway The cargo ship ran aground at Tjøtta, Norway.[68] She was refloated on 17 March.[79]

14 March

List of shipwrecks: 14 March 1924
Ship Country Description
Deva  United Kingdom The sand grab caught fire off Liverpool, Lancashire. The barge Ellesburn ( United Kingdom) took off her crew before she capsized and sank.[80]

16 March

List of shipwrecks: 16 March 1924
Ship Country Description
Hypolite Worms  France The cargo ship was in collision with Sarthe ( United Kingdom) off Le Havre, Seine-Maritime and sank. Her crew were rescued by Sarthe.[80]

17 March

List of shipwrecks: 17 March 1924
Ship Country Description
Bilbeis  United Kingdom The passenger ship ran aground at Nyriros, Turkey and was abandoned.[79]

19 March

List of shipwrecks: 19 March 1924
Ship Country Description
43  Imperial Japanese Navy The Ro-16-class submarine was rammed and sunk by Tatsuta ( Imperial Japanese Navy) at Sasebo, Nagasaki and sank with the loss of all 44 crew.[82]

21 March

List of shipwrecks: 21 March 1924
Ship Country Description
Chi Ping  United Kingdom The cargo ship struck rocks in the Yangtze at Chunglingtan and was beached.[83] She was refloated on 29 March.[84]
Warren  United States The cargo ship sank at Shanghai, China.[85]

22 March

List of shipwrecks: 22 March 1924
Ship Country Description
Dorothy L. Brinckmann  United States The schooner came ashore on the Oregon Islet and was wrecked. Her crew were rescued.[86]
Glyndon  United States The cargo ship foundered in the Atlantic Ocean 52 nautical miles (96 km) south east of Cape Hatteras, North Carolina with the loss of three crew. Survivors were rescued by Cananova ( United States).[87]
Ottar Jarl  Norway The cargo ship collided with British Princess ( United Kingdom) in the North Sea (53°11′00″N 1°18′30″E / 53.18333°N 1.30833°E / 53.18333; 1.30833) and sank. All 22 crew were rescued by British Princess.[86]
River Dare  United Kingdom The cargo ship foundered in the Atlantic Ocean 10 nautical miles (19 km) north of Cape St. Vincent, Portugal. All 24 crew were rescued by Lexa Maersk ( Denmark). Both ship's cats perished, but her pigeons were released before she sank.[86][88]

24 March

List of shipwrecks: 24 March 1924
Ship Country Description
Matatua  United Kingdom The cargo ship collided with American Merchant ( United States) in the River Thames at Canvey Island, Essex with the loss of eight crew. She was beached at Mucking.[89] She was refloated on 3 April.[90]
President Monroe  United States The ocean liner ran aground on the Florida Reef.[87] She was refloated on 27 March.[91]

26 March

List of shipwrecks: 26 March 1924
Ship Country Description
Pelicano  Peru The cargo ship was destroyed by fire in the Atlantic Ocean off Zorritos.[92]
Tokufuku Maru  Japan The cargo ship collided with Heimdal ( Germany) in the English Channel 3 nautical miles (5.6 km) south of Dungeness, Kent and sank with the loss of 23 of her 40 crew. Survivors were rescued by Heimdal and Hans Hemsoth ( Germany).[93]

Unknown date

List of shipwrecks: Unknown date 1924
Ship Country Description
Pelotas  Brazil The cargo ship foundered in the Atlantic Ocean. Her crew were rescued by San Gaspar ( United Kingdom) and landed at Hamilton, Bermuda on 17 March.[81]

April

2 April

List of shipwrecks: 2 April 1924
Ship Country Description
Bella Vista  Portugal The barque was dismasted in the Atlantic Ocean and abandoned by her crew. Seven crew were rescued on 5 April by Starlight (flag unknown).[94]
Liberty  United States The cargo ship ran aground at Liberty.[95] She was refloated on 7 April.[96]
Malaya  United States The passenger ship ran aground on Titan Island, Amoy, China and was wrecked. She was on a voyage from Manila, Philippines to Ningpo.[90][95]
Menominee  United States The tug ran aground at Liberty whilst going to the assistance of Liberty.[95] She was refloated the next day.[97]
Otto Ippen 20  Germany The cargo ship sank at Stralsund, Vorpommern.[90]

3 April

List of shipwrecks: 3 April 1924
Ship Country Description
Frangestan  United Kingdom The passenger ship caught fire and sank in the Red Sea (18°44′N 39°02′E / 18.733°N 39.033°E / 18.733; 39.033). Her 1,200-plus passengers and crew were rescued by Clan Maciver ( United Kingdom).[90][98]
Rica  France The cargo ship ran aground at Thyna, Tunisia.[97] She was refloated on 7 April.[96]
Westbury  United Kingdom The cargo ship was driven ashore 22 nautical miles (41 km) west of the Quéquen Lighthouse, Argentina.[99] She was a total loss. Her crew were rescued.[97]

4 April

List of shipwrecks: 4 April 1924
Ship Country Description
Admiral Rodman  United States The cargo ship ran aground at Point Calvert, British Columbia, Canada.[94] She was refloated on 18 April.[100]
Dover Maru  Japan The cargo ship ran aground at Otomari, Sakhalin.[96] She was refloated on 7 April.[101]

5 April

List of shipwrecks: 5 April 1924
Ship Country Description
Sierra Grande  Belgium The cargo ship collided with West Inskip ( United States) in the Scheldt at Bath, Netherlands and sank. The wreck was broken up in situ in June 1924.[102]

6 April

List of shipwrecks: 6 April 1924
Ship Country Description
Jacques Coeur  France The cargo ship caught fire in the Atlantic Ocean and was abandoned (46°30′N 31°40′W / 46.500°N 31.667°W / 46.500; -31.667). Her crew were rescued by N.F.C. ( France).[94]
Turlaid  Estonia The schooner came ashore at Meshedyn, Spanish Morocco. She broke up the next day and was a total loss. Her crew were rescued by breeches buoy.[96]

7 April

List of shipwrecks: 7 April 1924
Ship Country Description
Anahuac  United States The cargo ship came ashore at Bellport, New York and was a total loss. Her crew were rescued.[101]
Fladen Lightship  Sweden The lightship was destroyed by fire. Her crew were rescued.[96]
HMS L25  Royal Navy The L-class submarine ran aground off The Needles, Isle of Wight. She was refloated later that day.[103]
Sainte Anne  France The cargo ship collided with Blois ( France) the English Channel (50°40′N 0°10′W / 50.667°N 0.167°W / 50.667; -0.167). Her crew were rescued by Blois.[96]

8 April

List of shipwrecks: 8 April 1924
Ship Country Description
Bee  United States The cargo ship was a total loss off Maui, Hawaii.[104]
Maple Branch  United Kingdom The cargo ship ran aground on the Mala Bank, Ecuador.[104] She was refloated on 17 May.[105]

9 April

List of shipwrecks: 9 April 1924
Ship Country Description
Monte Pasubio  Italy The cargo ship was driven ashore on the Argentine coast and was a total loss.[104]
Wyrallah  United Kingdom The coaster collided with Dilkera ( United Kingdom) off Port Phillip Heads, Victoria, Australia and sank with the loss of eight crew.[104][106]

10 April

List of shipwrecks: 10 April 1924
Ship Country Description
Sirius  France The schooner collided with the fishing vessel Suzanne et Marie ( France) in the English Channel off Boulogne, Pas-de-Calais and sank. Her crew were rescued.[107]

11 April

List of shipwrecks: 11 April 1924
Ship Country Description
Nunnington  United Kingdom The cargo ship departed Swansea, Glamorgan for Sables. No further trace, presumed foundered with the loss of all hands.[108]

12 April

List of shipwrecks: 12 April 1924
Ship Country Description
HMAS Australia  Royal Australian Navy
HMAS Australia sinking.
Washington Naval Treaty: The decommissioned Indefatigable-class battlecruiser was scuttled in the Tasman Sea off the coast of Australia 25 nautical miles (46 km; 29 mi) northeast of the Sydney Heads.
Princess Louise  United Kingdom The schooner was driven ashore at Cardiff, Glamorgan and was a total loss. Her crew survived.[109]

13 April

List of shipwrecks: 13 April 1924
Ship Country Description
Buchanness  United Kingdom The cargo liner suffered a failure of her propeller shaft off Start Point in the English Channel and consequently drifted ashore at Burhou, Alderney Channel Islands. All on board were rescued by Baron Cawdor ( United Kingdom) and RFA Slavol ( Royal Fleet Auxiliary).[109][110]

14 April

List of shipwrecks: 14 April 1924
Ship Country Description
Tokwa Maru  Japan The cargo ship ran aground near Marotsu, Yamaguchi.[111] She was refloated on 17 April.[112]

17 April

List of shipwrecks: 17 April 1924
Ship Country Description
Ran  Sweden The cargo ship ran aground on Middelgrunden Øresund.[113] She was refloated on 22 April.[112]

19 April

List of shipwrecks: 19 April 1924
Ship Country Description
Mikuni Maru  Japan The coaster caught fire and was abandoned off Hinomisaki Point.[100]

21 April

List of shipwrecks: 21 April 1924
Ship Country Description
Flandria  Sweden The cargo liner came ashore near Hirtshals, Denmark. All on board were rescued.[114] She was refloated on 27 April.[115]
Llewellyn Howland  United States The tanker ran aground on Brenton's Reef off the coast of New Jersey.[112] She was a total loss.[116]
Paul Beau  United Kingdom The cargo ship collided with Les Fils de Doumer ( France) 40 nautical miles (74 km) from Canton, China and was beached.[114] She was refloated on 27 April.[117]

22 April

List of shipwrecks: 22 April 1924
Ship Country Description
Aldebaran  Germany The cargo ship came ashore on Saaremaa, Estonia and was abandoned by her crew.[116] She was refloated on 27 April.[117]
Zencons  Latvia The three-masted schooner came ashore on the west coast of Skagen, Denmark and was abandoned by her crew.[112]

23 April

List of shipwrecks: 23 April 1924
Ship Country Description
Garthway  United Kingdom The cargo ship ran aground on Santa María Island, Galapagos Islands and was a total loss.[116][118]

24 April

List of shipwrecks: 24 April 1924
Ship Country Description
Java Maru  Japan The cargo ship ran aground in the Inland Sea of Japan.[115] She was refloated on 30 April.[119]
Gannet  United Kingdom The passenger ship sprang a leak in the North Sea off Berwick-upon-Tweed, Northumberland and was abandoned.[118]

25 April

List of shipwrecks: 25 April 1924
Ship Country Description
Essex Abbey  United Kingdom The cargo ship ran aground at Punta Entinas, Spain.[120] She was refloated in early May, arriving at Gibraltar on 6 May for drydocking and repairs.[121]

26 April

List of shipwrecks: 26 April 1924
Ship Country Description
Aurania  Italy The cargo ship collided with Norrtelje ( Sweden) in the Bay of Biscay off Ouessant, Finistère. Her crew were rescued by Norrtelje.[115]
Robert Dollar II  United States The cargo ship was wrecked in the Yangtze 50 nautical miles (93 km) downstream of Chunking, China with heavy loss of life[115][117]

27 April

List of shipwrecks: 27 April 1924
Ship Country Description
City of Singapore  United Kingdom The cargo ship caught fire at Adelaide, South Australia. A fireman was killed by an onboard explosion whilst fighting the fire.[115] Having sunk, she was refloated on 5 May.[122]

28 April

List of shipwrecks: 28 April 1924
Ship Country Description
Dios Irmaos  Brazil The sailing ship suffered an onboard explosion of her cargo and capsized at Pernambuco.[117]
Ethel  United Kingdom The Thames barge foundered in the Thames Estuary off the Maplin Sands, Essex. Both crew were rescued by the yacht Vanity ( United Kingdom).[117]
James W. Parker  United Kingdom The schooner ran aground at North Sydney, Nova Scotia, Canada.[123] She was declared a total loss,[119] but was refloated on 1 May.[124]
Spreewald  Germany The cargo liner ran aground at Emden, Germany.[125] She was refloated on 29 April.[119]

29 April

List of shipwrecks: 29 April 1924
Ship Country Description
Lewis Luckenbach  United States The cargo ship ran aground at Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.[123] She was refloated on 4 May.[122]

30 April

List of shipwrecks: 30 April 1924
Ship Country Description
Aviateur Genthon  France The auxiliary sailing ship ran aground at Alicante, Spain and was wrecked.[126]
Cragness  United Kingdom The cargo ship ran aground at Barracouta Point, Portuguese East Africa and was abandoned. Her crew were rescued by Lady Denison Pender ( United Kingdom).[126] She was declared a total loss.[127]

May

1 May

List of shipwrecks: 1 May 1924
Ship Country Description
Ootmarsum  Netherlands The cargo ship ran aground in the Paraná River, Argentina.[126] She was refloated on 16 May.[128]

2 May

List of shipwrecks: 2 May 1924
Ship Country Description
Seewolf  Germany The auxiliary sailing vessel caught fire at Dieppe, Seine-Maritime, France and sank.[127] She was refloated on 5 May.[122]
Trevier  Belgium The cargo ship ran aground in the Paraná River, Argentina.[127] She was refloated on 16 May.[128]

5 May

List of shipwrecks: 5 May 1924
Ship Country Description
Nora Salieri  Greece The cargo ship ran aground at Cape Blanc, on the border of French West Africa and Spanish Sahara.[122] She was refloated on 8 May.[129]

7 May

List of shipwrecks: 7 May 1924
Ship Country Description
St. Nikolai  United Kingdom The barquentine ran aground at Saltburn, Yorkshire.[121] She broke up and was a total loss.[130]
Yeddo  Sweden The cargo ship collided with Bärenfels ( Germany) in the Scheldt at Fort Philip. She was beached but subsequently sank.[131]

8 May

List of shipwrecks: 8 May 1924
Ship Country Description
Eugenia  Greece The cargo ship ran aground in the Paraná River, Argentina.[130] She was refloated on 12 May.[132]
Evelyn  United Kingdom The schooner foundered in the Atlantic Ocean 150 nautical miles (280 km) east south east of Sable Island, Nova Scotia, Canada.[133]
Kinghorn  United Kingdom The cargo ship came ashore on the south coast of Gran Canaria, Canary Islands, Spain.[130] She was refloated on 12 May.[134]
R. R. Govin  United States The four-masted schooner came ashore on Bodies Island, North Carolina and was wrecked.[135]
Valnegra  Italy The cargo ship ran aground in the Paraná River.[135] She was refloated on 12 May.[132]
Volturno  Italy The cargo ship ran aground in the Paraná River.[130] She was refloated on 12 May.[136]

9 May

List of shipwrecks: 9 May 1924
Ship Country Description
Kamouraska  United Kingdom The cargo ship came ashore at Schooner Pond, Nova Scotia, Canada.[135] She was refloated on 12 May.[136]
Neko  United Kingdom The whaler ran aground at Cabo Frio, Argentina and was wrecked. Her crew were rescued by Sevilla ( United Kingdom).[134][137]

10 May

List of shipwrecks: 10 May 1924
Ship Country Description
Marques de Campo  Spain The cargo ship ran aground at Dar El Beïda, Algeria.[137] She was a total loss.[132]
Panviejo  Peru The cargo ship caught fire and was abandoned at sea.[137]

12 May

List of shipwrecks: 12 May 1924
Ship Country Description
Glenamoy  United Kingdom The cargo liner ran aground on Video Island, China. Her passengers were taken off by another ship.[134] She was refloated on 13 June.[138]
Ngahere  United Kingdom The cargo ship came ashore at Greymouth, South Island, New Zealand and was wrecked.[136]
Shinfuku Maru  Japan The cargo ship ran aground at Maska, Sakhalin.[136] She was refloated on 2 June.[139]

15 May

List of shipwrecks: 15 May 1924
Ship Country Description
Polarhavet  Denmark The cargo ship ran aground at Söderhamn, Sweden.[140] She was refloated on 19 May.[105]
Trane  Norway The cargo ship sank in the Raz de Sein, France. Her crew survived.[140]

17 May

List of shipwrecks: 17 May 1924
Ship Country Description
Gunter  Germany The auxiliary sailing vessel collided with Kasan ( Denmark) in the Kattegat and sank. Her crew were rescued by Kasan.[128]

18 May

List of shipwrecks: 18 May 1924
Ship Country Description
Alderney  United Kingdom The coaster collided with Ewell ( United Kingdom) in the River Thames at Victoria Embankment and sank.[128] She was refloated on 22 May.[141]

19 May

List of shipwrecks: 19 May 1924
Ship Country Description
Magda  Germany The coaster was sunk in the Ems by the explosion of her boiler.[105]

20 May

List of shipwrecks: 20 May 1924
Ship Country Description
Odysseus  Greece The cargo ship ran aground ion the Paraná River, Argentina.[142] She was refloated on 23 May.[143]
Orinoco  United States The cargo ship foundered in Lake Superior with the loss of five of her 22 crew.[144][145]
Utopia flag unknown The sailing ship was wrecked on St François Island, Seychelles. Her crew were rescued by Aiglon (flag unknown).[133]

21 May

List of shipwrecks: 21 May 1924
Ship Country Description
Hoover and Madison The cargo ship collided with J. S. Ashley ( United States) in Lake Superior and was beached at Duluth, Minnesota, where she broke in two.[141]
Jan van Ryswyck  Belgium The cargo ship was wrecked on Longstone Rock, Farne Islands, United Kingdom. Her crew survived.[142][146]
Koyei Maru  Japan The cargo ship foundered off Choshi, Kazusa with the loss of all hands.[145]
State of Ohio  United States The cargo ship was destroyed by fire at Cleveland, Ohio.[142]

23 May

List of shipwrecks: 23 May 1924
Ship Country Description
Lothar Bohlen  United Kingdom The cargo ship ran aground in the Dardanelles.[143] She was refloated on 30 May.[147]
Neisei Maru  Japan The cargo ship ran aground on the Korean coast. She was refloated and then beached.[145]

26 May

List of shipwrecks: 26 May 1924
Ship Country Description
La Bourdonnais  United Kingdom The tug ran aground on a reef off Flat Island, Mauritius and was wrecked.[143]

27 May

List of shipwrecks: 27 May 1924
Ship Country Description
Tsugaru  Imperial Japanese Navy The decommissioned minelayer was scuttled with explosive charges in the Pacific Ocean off Yokosuka, Japan.
Aulne  France The cargo ship came ashore at Ras Amar, Tunisia and was abandoned by her crew.[125] She was refloated on 9 June.[148]

28 May

List of shipwrecks: 28 May 1924
Ship Country Description
Asahi Maru  Japan The cargo ship sprang a leak off Wakannai, Hokkaidō and was beached.[149]

29 May

List of shipwrecks: 29 May 1924
Ship Country Description
Cliffmore  United Kingdom The coaster struck the Oxcar Rocks in the Firth of Forth and was beached. Her crew were rescued.[150] She sank on 2 June.[151] She was refloated on 9 July and beached at Cramond, Lothian.[152]

Unknown date

List of shipwrecks: Unknown date 1924
Ship Country Description
Kobasan Maru  Japan The cargo ship ran aground at Cape Ashizuri. She had broke up by 10 May and was a total loss.[136]

June

5 June

List of shipwrecks: 5 June 1924
Ship Country Description
Olga Elisabeth  Germany The cargo ship was abandoned in the North Sea 230 nautical miles (430 km) east north east of the mouth of the River Tyne due to her cargo shifting. Her crew were rescued by the drifter Cheviotdale ( United Kingdom). Olga Elisabeth sank on 6 June.[153]

6 June

List of shipwrecks: 6 June 1924
Ship Country Description
Potrebillos  Chile The cargo ship ran aground on North Quiriquina Island and was a total loss.[154]

7 June

List of shipwrecks: 7 June 1924
Ship Country Description
America  United States The passenger ship struck a reef, capsized and sank off Isle Royale, Michigan. All 47 people on board survived.
Durham Coast  United Kingdom The cargo ship collided with Sunoil ( United Kingdom) in the River Mersey and was beached at Wallasey, Cheshire.[155] She was refloated on 10 June.[156]
Yahiko Maru  Japan The cargo ship foundered in the Hainan Strait with the loss of all but three of her crew.[148]

10 June

List of shipwrecks: 10 June 1924
Ship Country Description
Hesperos  Norway The cargo ship struck a rock and was beached in the Molyneaux Estuário.[156]

11 June

List of shipwrecks: 11 June 1924
Ship Country Description
Kayak  United Kingdom The cargo ship ran aground in the Paraná River, Argentina.[157] She was refloated on 17 June.[158]

12 June

List of shipwrecks: 12 June 1924
Ship Country Description
White Rose  United Kingdom The tug collided with Mungret ( United Kingdom) in the Bristol Channel 2 nautical miles (3.7 km) off Penarth, Glamorgan and sank with the loss of two crew.[157]

13 June

List of shipwrecks: 13 June 1924
Ship Country Description
Marianne  France The schooner sprang a leak and foundered in the Atlantic Ocean (approximately 41°N 19°W / 41°N 19°W / 41; -19). Her crew were rescued by the sailing ship Estrella III ( Portugal).[159]
Saarbrücken  Germany The cargo liner ran aground at Tapagadja, Sabang, North Borneo.[160] She was refloated on 17 June.[161]

14 June

List of shipwrecks: 14 June 1924
Ship Country Description
HMS Firefly  Royal Navy The Fly-class gunboat was sunk in the Euphrates by insurgents.[162]

16 June

List of shipwrecks: 16 June 1924
Ship Country Description
Aladdin  Norway The cargo ship ran aground at the Jussaroe Lighthouse, Hanko, Finland.[163] She was refloated on 10 July.[152]
Pamyat Lenina  Soviet Union The cargo ship ran aground at Cape Aniwa, Sakhalin.[163] She was refloated on 21 June.[164]

17 June

List of shipwrecks: 17 June 1924
Ship Country Description
Haakon Jarl  Norway The passenger ship collided with Kong Harald ( Norway) in Vestfjorden, Norway, and sank with the loss of sixteen lives.[158][165]
Shogiku Maru No.2  Japan The cargo ship ran aground on the west coast of Sakhalin and subsequently sank.[166]

19 June

List of shipwrecks: 19 June 1924
Ship Country Description
Espozende  Portugal The sailing ship caught fire in the Atlantic Ocean (42°25′N 9°30′W / 42.417°N 9.500°W / 42.417; -9.500) and was abandoned. Her crew were rescued by Masirah ( United Kingdom).[167]

21 June

List of shipwrecks: 21 June 1924
Ship Country Description
Clan Macmillan  United Kingdom The cargo ship foundered in the Bay of Bengal 30 nautical miles (56 km) east of Table Island.[168]
Metagama  United Kingdom The passenger ship collided with Clara Camus ( Italy) in the Atlantic Ocean 7 nautical miles (13 km) off Cape Race, Newfoundland. She was beached at St. John's.[169]

25 June

List of shipwrecks: 25 June 1924
Ship Country Description
Egremont Castle  United Kingdom The cargo ship suffere an onboard explosion and fire. She was beached on the Bay Ridge mudflats, New York.[164][170] Her crew were rescued by Bowes Castle ( United Kingdom).[171]
Robin Hood  United States The five-masted schooner caught fire in the Atlantic Ocean between Key West, Florida and Tortugas. Her crew were rescued by a United States Revenue Cutter Service vessel.[164]

29 June

List of shipwrecks: 29 June 1924
Ship Country Description
Thor  Denmark The cargo liner capsized 8 nautical miles (15 km) south of the Drogden Lightship ( Denmark) with the loss of eleven of the 25 people on board.[172][173]

30 June

List of shipwrecks: 30 June 1924
Ship Country Description
Saguenay  United Kingdom The passenger ship ran aground in the Saguenay River, Quebec, Canada. Her passengers were taken off.[173]

July

1 July

List of shipwrecks: 1 July 1924
Ship Country Description
Erik B  Denmark The cargo ship ran aground at Norrskär (sv), Finland.[174] She was refloated on 5 July.[175]
Kifune Maru No.3  Japan The cargo ship ran aground and sank off Sendai.[174]
Sankaty  United States The cargo ship was destroyed by fire at Boston, Massachusetts.[176]

5 July

List of shipwrecks: 5 July 1924
Ship Country Description
Three Rivers  United States The cargo ship was destroyed by fire at Buenos Aires, Argentina.[175]

7 July

List of shipwrecks: 7 July 1924
Ship Country Description
Pampa  Denmark The schooner came ashore at Dunnet Head, Caithness, United Kingdom and was wrecked. All four crew survived.[177]

8 July

List of shipwrecks: 8 July 1924
Ship Country Description
Admiral Cochrane  United Kingdom The cargo ship ran aground in the Paraná River, Argentina.[178] She was refloated on 25 July.[179]

9 July

List of shipwrecks: 9 July 1924
Ship Country Description
Sunheath  United Kingdom The cargo ship arrived at Karachi, India with defective boilers. Attempts to tow her into port were unsuccessful and she dragged ger anchors and came ashore.[152][178] She was refloated on 6 December.[180]

10 July

List of shipwrecks: 10 July 1924
Ship Country Description
Iwami  Imperial Japanese Navy Washington Naval Treaty: The decommissioned Borodino-class battleship sank west of Jōgashima near the mouth of Tokyo Bay after being used as a target for Imperial Japanese Navy aircraft from 5 to 8 July.
Lismore  United Kingdom The coaster capsized in the Irish Sea 15 nautical miles (28 km) off Newtown Head, County Waterford, Ireland with the loss of eighteen of her nineteen crew.[181][182][183]
Ofanto  Italy The coaster was abandoned in the Mediterranean Sea south of Sicily (36°21′N 13°45′E / 36.350°N 13.750°E / 36.350; 13.750). Her crew were rescued by Andes Maru ( Japan).[184]
Niitaka Maru  Japan The cargo ship ran aground at Chennampo and was a total loss.[152]

11 July

List of shipwrecks: 11 July 1924
Ship Country Description
Martha Woermann  Germany The cargo ship ran aground in the Forcados River, Nigeria.[185] She was abandoned by her crew on 15 July,[186] but was later reboarded.[187] Martha Woermann was finally abandoned on 23 July,[188] and was declared a total loss on 28 July.[189]
Matsuyama Maru  Japan The cargo ship foundered in the East China Sea west of the Gotō Islands with the loss of all but one of her crew.[190][191]

15 July

List of shipwrecks: 15 July 1924
Ship Country Description
Estrella  Norway The cargo ship ran aground in the Paraná River, Argentina.[186] She was refloated on 19 July.[192]
Unten Maru  Japan The cargo ship ran aground on Quelpart, Korea.[186] She was refloated in early August, arriving at Shimonoseki under tow on 5 August for repairs.[193]
Veerhaven  Netherlands The cargo ship ran aground at Goredetsky, Kola Peninsula, Soviet Union.[185] She was abandoned the next day,[192] with her crew setting up camp in tents.[190] She was refloated on 21 August.[194]

21 July

List of shipwrecks: 21 July 1924
Ship Country Description
Friesland  Netherlands The cargo ship capsized at Immingham, Lincolnshire, United Kingdom.[195]

23 July

List of shipwrecks: 23 July 1924
Ship Country Description
HMAS Brisbane  Royal Australian Navy The Town-class cruiser ran aground off Port Moresby, New Guinea. She was refloated later that day.[196]
Freeland  United Kingdom The cargo ship struck rocks in Ramsey Sound. She was beached at Goodwick Sands, Pembrokeshire.[188]

24 July

List of shipwrecks: 24 July 1924
Ship Country Description
Cananova  United States The cargo ship sank at New York.[197]

25 July

List of shipwrecks: 25 July 1904
Ship Country Description
Hizen  Imperial Japanese Navy Washington Naval Treaty: The decommissioned battleship was sunk as a gunnery target in the Bungo Channel.

26 July

List of shipwrecks: 26 July 1924
Ship Country Description
Libourne  France The cargo ship ran aground at Whitehead, Nova Scotia, Canada.[198] She was declared a total loss in early August.[199]

27 July

List of shipwrecks: 27 July 1924
Ship Country Description
Dairen Maru  Japan The cargo ship collided with Shinpo Maru ( Japan) 3 nautical miles (5.6 km) off Cape Nishinotoro, Karafuto and sank with heavy loss of life.[200][201]

28 July

List of shipwrecks: 28 July 1924
Ship Country Description
Bergensfjord  Norway
Bergensfjord

The passenger ship suffered an explosion in her engine room and caught fire off Bergen, Norway.[200] She was beached.[202]

30 July

List of shipwrecks: 30 July 1924
Ship Country Description
Adam Smith  United Kingdom The cargo ship ran aground at Westport, County Mayo, Ireland. She was still aground on 6 August.[203]
Italier  Belgium The cargo ship foundered off Cape Villano, Algeria.[204] Her crew were rescued by Martinique ( France).[12]

August

1 August

List of shipwrecks: 1 August 1924
Ship Country Description
Koun Maru No.1  Japan The cargo ship ran aground and sank at Yetorofu.[205]

3 August

List of shipwrecks: 3 August 1924
Ship Country Description
Linkmoor  United Kingdom The cargo ship ran aground at Métis-sur-Mer, Quebec, Canada. She was refloated but later beached at Tadoussac.[206] She was refloated on 4 August.[193]

5 August

List of shipwrecks: 5 August 1924
Ship Country Description
Everest  Spain The cargo ship sprang a leak in the Mediterranean Sea and was beached at Mazagan, French Morocco.[193]
Newhaven  France The passenger ferry ran aground at Berneval-le-Grand, Seine-Maritime, France. Her 125 passengers were able to walk ashore at low tide.[207] She was refloated on 14 August.[208]
River Ely  United Kingdom The collier grounded on Mousehole Island, Cornwall. She was later towed to Penzance.[193][209]

8 August

List of shipwrecks: 8 August 1924
Ship Country Description
Newglyn  United Kingdom The cargo ship ran aground at the Whiteford Point Lighthouse, Llanelly, Glamorgan.[210] She was declared a total loss on 14 August.[211]

10 August

List of shipwrecks: 10 August 1924
Ship Country Description
Urumea  Spain The cargo ship collided with Tisnaren ( Sweden) in the Atlantic Ocean off Cape Roca, Portugal.[212] She was taken in tow by Endymion ( United Kingdom) but the tow had to be cast off,[211] and Urumea later sank.[213]

11 August

List of shipwrecks: 11 August 1924
Ship Country Description
Arlington Court  United Kingdom The cargo ship ran aground at Buenos Aires, Argentina.[214] She was refloated on 22 August.[215]

13 August

List of shipwrecks: 13 August 1924
Ship Country Description
Orowaiti  United States The tanker ran aground at Point Buchon, California.[216] She was abandoned as a total loss on 5 September.[217]

14 August

List of shipwrecks: 14 August 1924
Ship Country Description
Branstone  United Kingdom The coaster collided with Merkara ( United Kingdom) in the North Sea and off Flamborough Head, Yorkshire and sank.[211] Her crew were rescued by Merkara.[208]

15 August

List of shipwrecks: 15 August 1924
Ship Country Description
Kumiai Maru No.1  Japan The cargo ship ran aground in the Hai River 60 nautical miles (110 km) upstream of the Taku Forts, Tianjin, China.[218] She was refloated on 23 August.[215]

17 August

List of shipwrecks: 17 August 1924
Ship Country Description
Elsdon  United Kingdom The cargo ship ran aground on Middelgrunden, Öresund.[219] She was refloated on 20 August.[220]
Margarita  United Kingdom The cargo ship ran aground in the Guadalquivir at Seville, Spain.[221] She was refloated on 28 August.[222]

18 August

List of shipwrecks: 18 August 1924
Ship Country Description
Maindy Keep  United Kingdom The coaster foundered in the Bay of Biscay 30 nautical miles (56 km) north of Ouessant, Finistère, France (48°55′N 4°55′W / 48.917°N 4.917°W / 48.917; -4.917). All sixteen crew were rescued by Olivia ( United Kingdom).[223][224]
Mjolner  Sweden The cargo ship ran aground in the Baltic Sea near the Plevna Lightship ( Sweden).[224] She was refloated on 22 August.[221]

20 August

List of shipwrecks: 20 August 1924
Ship Country Description
Point Hope  United Kingdom The tug ran aground and sank at Broughton Island, Northwest Territory, Canada and sank.[218]

21 August

List of shipwrecks: 21 August 1924
Ship Country Description
Mairo  Peru The barque came ashore on Lobos Island, Canary Islands, Spain and was abandoned as a total loss.[194]

22 August

List of shipwrecks: 22 August 1924
Ship Country Description
Arctic  United States The auxiliary schooner was crushed in ice 5 nautical miles (9.3 km) south of Cape Smyth, Balleny Islands, Antarctica. Her crew survived.[225]

23 August

List of shipwrecks: 23 August 1924
Ship Country Description
Wooston  United Kingdom The coaster sprang a leak and foundered 12 nautical miles (22 km) south east of Sanda Island, Argyllshire.[215]

26 August

List of shipwrecks: 26 August 1924
Ship Country Description
Beaufort  United Kingdom The dregder sprang a leak and sank at Aberdeen.[226]
Rosalie  United Kingdom The cargo ship stuck a submerged wreck in the Bristol Channel and was beached at Fishguard, Pembrokeshire.[227]
Samuel W. Hathaway  United States The schooner was abandoned in the Atlantic Ocean 150 nautical miles (280 km) east by north east of Cape Hatteras, North Carolina. Six of her nine crew were rescued by Southern Cross ( United Kingdom).[228]

27 August

List of shipwrecks: 27 August 1924
Ship Country Description
Espoir  France The cargo ship was in collision with Miisaki Milli ( Turkey) at Istanbul, Turkey and sank. Miisaki Milli was beached.[229]

28 August

List of shipwrecks: 28 August 1924
Ship Country Description
Augusta  United States The cargo ship was driven ashore at Vineyard Haven, Massachusetts.[222] She was refloated on 2 September.[228]
Axholm  United Kingdom The cargo ship collided with Walter Watts ( United Kingdom) at Warri, Nigeria and sank with some loss of life.[230]

29 August

List of shipwrecks: 29 August 1924
Ship Country Description
Earl of Zetland  United Kingdom The passenger ship ran aground at Lerwick, Shetland Islands. Her passengers were taken off by the fishing vessel Mizpah ( United Kingdom).[222] She was refloated on 3 September.[231]

31 August

List of shipwrecks: 31 August 1924
Ship Country Description
Bardic  United Kingdom The refrigerated cargo ship ran aground on The Stags, off Lizard Point, Cornwall. Her crew were taken off, but her officers later reboarded the ship.[230] On 8 September, they were taken off by a lifeboat.[232] Bardic was refloated on 29 September. She was towed to Falmouth, Cornwall and was beached.[233]

Unknown date

List of shipwrecks: Unknown date 1924
Ship Country Description
Lady Kindersley  Canada The cargo ship became mired in ice in the Arctic Ocean off Point Barrow in early August.[234] She was abandoned on 22 August,[225] but her crew later returned to the ship as they were unable to reach land.[235] By 21 August, she was 45 nautical miles (83 km) east of Point Barrow.[236] She had sunk by 16 September.[237]
Ripple  United Kingdom The cargo ship foundered off Wellington, New Zealand in early August with the loss of all hands. Wreckage came ashore on 9 August.[238]

September

1 September

List of shipwrecks: 1 September 1924
Ship Country Description
Hongisto  Finland The cargo ship came ashore at Lavernock Point, Glamorgan and was wrecked.[239]
Maryse  Belgium The schooner struck a submerged wreck 35 nautical miles (65 km) off Guernsey, Channel Islands and sank.[146]

2 September

List of shipwrecks: 2 September 1924
Ship Country Description
Aki  Imperial Japanese Navy Washington Naval Treaty: The decommissioned Satsuma-class battleship was sunk as a gunnery target by the battleship Hyūga and battlecruiser Kongō (both  Imperial Japanese Navy) in Tokyo Bay.

5 September

List of shipwrecks: 5 September 1924
Ship Country Description
Raymonde  France The schooner broke free from her moorings at Saint-Pierre, Saint Pierre and Miquelon and came ashore at Fortune, Newfoundland where she was wrecked.[217]

6 September

List of shipwrecks: 6 September 1924
Ship Country Description
Ettrick  United Kingdom The cargo ship ran aground in the River Avon at Bristol.[240] She was refloated on 25 October.[241]

7 September

List of shipwrecks: 7 September 1924
Ship Country Description
Satsuma  Imperial Japanese Navy Washington Naval Treaty: The decommissioned Satsuma-class battleship was sunk as a gunnery target by the battleships Nagato and Mutsu (both  Imperial Japanese Navy) off the southern tip of the Bōsō Peninsula near the mouth of Tokyo Bay.
Kalix  Sweden The cargo ship ran aground between Redcar and Whitby, Yorkshire, United Kingdom She was refloated but was leaking and was beached in the River Tees at Middlesbrough.[217][232]

11 September

List of shipwrecks: 11 September 1924
Ship Country Description
Dunrobin  United Kingdom The cargo ship came ashore at Tunas de Zaza, Cuba.[242] She was refloated on 14 September.[243]

12 September

List of shipwrecks: 12 September 1924
Ship Country Description
P. J. Ralph  United States The cargo ship was driven ashore on Manitou Island, Michigan and was wrecked.[244]
Verita  Italy The cargo ship ran aground at El Ejido, Andalusia, Spain and was a total loss. Her crew were rescued.[244]
Wren  United Kingdom The cargo ship came ashore 10 nautical miles (19 km) north of Davis Inlet, Newfoundland and was a total loss. Her crew were rescued.[242]

15 September

List of shipwrecks: 15 September 1924
Ship Country Description
Mesna  Norway The cargo ship came ashore at Nukuʻalofa, Tonga and was a total loss. Her crew survived.[245]

16 September

List of shipwrecks: 16 September 1924
Ship Country Description
Mary Weems  United States The cargo ship sank at Philadelphia, Pennsylvania whilst under repair.[246]
Moyallon  United Kingdom The coaster foundered in the Bristol Channel off Strumble Head, Pembrokeshire. All ten crew were rescued by Hampshire Coast ( United Kingdom).[243]

17 September

List of shipwrecks: 17 September 1924
Ship Country Description
Asian  United Kingdom The cargo ship struck the Stag Rocks, off Galley Head, County Cork, Ireland and sank.[247]
Isonzo  Italy The cargo ship caught fire and sank in the Port Arthur Canal, Texas, United States.[247]

20 September

List of shipwrecks: 20 September 1924
Ship Country Description
Ulf Jarl  Norway The cargo ship struck a mine in the Gulf of Finland. Her crew were rescued.[248]

21 September

List of shipwrecks: 21 September 1924
Ship Country Description
Annie  United Kingdom The coaster put into Holyhead, Anglesey with a fractured main steam pipe. She was later driven ashore in Church Bay and was wrecked. All eight crew were rescued by rocket apparatus.[249]

22 September

List of shipwrecks: 22 September 1924
Ship Country Description
Clifton  United States The lake freighter foundered in a gale on Lake Huron near Thunder Bay Island during the night of 21–22 September with the loss of her entire crew of 25.[250]
Ivor  United Kingdom The tanker suffered an explosion and fire in her bunker coals. She was subsequently abandoned in the Atlantic Ocean off Cape Race, Newfoundland. Her crew were rescued by Lituania ( Denmark).[248][251]
Thistle  United Kingdom The passenger ship put back into Heysham, Lancashire in a gale and became stranded on the north breakwater. Her passengers were transferred to Brier ( United Kingdom).[251] She was refloated on 25 September.[252]

23 September

List of shipwrecks: 23 September 1924
Ship Country Description
Ugor  Soviet Navy The Bars class submarine flooded and sank at Kronshtadt. Salvaged and scrapped.[253]

24 September

List of shipwrecks: 24 September 1924
Ship Country Description
Edward Peirce  United States The cargo ship collided with Mundelta ( United States) at Boston, Massachusetts and sank.[254] She was refloated on 4 October.[255]

28 September

List of shipwrecks: 28 September 1924
Ship Country Description
Courtown  United Kingdom The cargo ship collided with La Rochefoucauld ( France) in the Bristol Channel off Pendeen, Cornwall and sank. Her crew were rescued by La Rochefoucauld.[256]
Guarany  Argentina The cargo ship sank at her moorings at Buenos Aires.[257]

29 September

List of shipwrecks: 29 September 1924
Ship Country Description
Shibaura Maru  Japan The cargo ship ran aground in Kii Ōshima.[258] She was refloated on 5 October.[255]

30 September

List of shipwrecks: 30 September 1924
Ship Country Description
Anatolia  Germany The cargo ship ran aground at Smyrna, Turkey.[258] She was refloated on 4 October.[259]
Kathleen Annie  United Kingdom The auxiliary schooner came ashore in Greenholms Bay, Orkney Islands and was severely damaged. She was refloated on 2 October and beached on Egilsay.[260][261]
Santa Theresa  United Kingdom The cargo ship foundered in the Atlantic Ocean off Savannah, Georgia. All 34 crew were rescued by I. C. Whith ( United Kingdom).[262][263]
Trecarrell  United Kingdom The cargo ship ran aground st Ras Hafun, Italian Somaliland.[262] She was refloated on 3 October.[264]

October

1 October

List of shipwrecks: 1 October 1924
Ship Country Description
Don Arturo  Chile The coaster ran aground 10 nautical miles (19 km) north of Constitutión.[265] She was a total loss.[263]

2 October

List of shipwrecks: 2 October 1924
Ship Country Description
Clifton  United States The cargo ship foundered.[266]
Ringborg  United Kingdom The cargo ship foundered in the Atlantic Ocean (approximately 34°N 75°W / 34°N 75°W / 34; -75).[266]
Taisho Maru  Japan The cargo ship ran aground at Kanabuso. She broke in two and sank.[266]
Thor  Germany The cargo ship sprang a leak and sank in the Gulf of Finland 15 nautical miles (28 km) north of Osmussaar, Estonia.[255]

3 October

List of shipwrecks: 3 October 1924
Ship Country Description
Else  United States The four-masted schooner came ashore 20 nautical miles (37 km) east of Pensacola, Florida. Her crew were rescued.[259] She was refloated on 13 October.[267]

4 October

List of shipwrecks: 4 October 1924
Ship Country Description
Douglas H. Thomas  United Kingdom The cargo ship sank at Ingonish, Nova Scotia, Canada.[255]

5 October

List of shipwrecks: 5 October 1924
Ship Country Description
Yachiyo Maru  Japan The cargo ship ran aground at Niigata.[240] She was refloated on 28 October.[268]

7 October

List of shipwrecks: 7 October 1924
Ship Country Description
Rosefield  Danzig The cargo ship ran aground at the Bjuröklubb Lighthouse, Västerbotten, Sweden.[240] She was refloated on 26 October.[241]
Toyokawa Maru  Japan The cargo ship was wrecked on the coast of Sakhalien.[240]

8 October

List of shipwrecks: 8 October 1924
Ship Country Description
Dolly Madison  United States The cargo ship was abandoned in the Atlantic Ocean. Her crew were rescued by a tug.[269]
Rhin  France The passenger ship came ashore at Point Conbre and was wrecked. All on board were rescued.[269]

10 October

List of shipwrecks: 10 October 1924
Ship Country Description
Matador  United Kingdom The cargo ship sprang a leak in the North Sea and was abandoned 3 nautical miles (5.6 km) off Stonehaven, Aberdeenshire.[270]
Waki Maru  Japan The cargo ship sank off Shiriya.[267]

11 October

List of shipwrecks: 11 October 1924
Ship Country Description
Fanny Maria  United Kingdom The Thames barge was in collision with Western Coast ( United Kingdom) and sank in the River Thames at Rotherhithe, London.[271]
H. L. Montague  United Kingdom The schooner was driven ashore at Herring Neck, Newfoundland and was a total loss.[270]

13 October

List of shipwrecks: 13 October 1924
Ship Country Description
Flackwell  United Kingdom The cargo ship ran aground 12 nautical miles (22 km) from the Manora Breakwater Lighthouse, near Karachi, India.[272] She was refloated on 22 October.[273]
Ciudad de Cadiz  Spain The cargo ship was wrecked at Fernando Po, Spanish Guinea.[272]

16 October

List of shipwrecks: 16 October 1924
Ship Country Description
Benten Maru  Japan The cargo ship came ashore on the east coast of Sakhalin.[274] She was refloated on 1 November.[275]
Caprera  Italy The tanker caught fire at Tripoli, Libya and was a total loss.[276]

18 October

List of shipwrecks: 18 October 1924
Ship Country Description
Bellhill  United Kingdom The cargo ship struck a submerged object and was holed. She was beached at Gedser, Denmark.[277]
Orion  Sweden The cargo ship capsized and sank in the North Sea 10 nautical miles (19 km) south west of Lindesnes, Norway. Her crew survived.[278]

19 October

List of shipwrecks: 19 October 1924
Ship Country Description
James Timpson  United States The cargo ship was abandoned in the Gulf of Mexico (approximately 16°N 86°W / 16°N 86°W / 16; -86).[274]
Triton  Denmark The schooner foundered in the Atlantic Ocean (49°19′N 7°29′W / 49.317°N 7.483°W / 49.317; -7.483). Her crew were rescued by Rhexenor ( United Kingdom).[274]

21 October

List of shipwrecks: 21 October 1924
Ship Country Description
Clansman  United Kingdom The coaster foundered in the North Sea off the Haisborough Sands, Norfolk. All nine crew were rescued by the Cromer Lifeboat.[279]

23 October

List of shipwrecks: 23 October 1924
Ship Country Description
Port Nicholson  United Kingdom The cargo ship struck rocks at Isleta Point, Las Palmas, Canary Islands, Spain and was beached off the Port of Las Palmas. She was refloated on 6 November.[280]

24 October

List of shipwrecks: 24 October 1924
Ship Country Description
Fylgia  Sweden The cargo ship foundered in the Baltic Sea off Örskär with the loss of all hands.[281]
Valdarno  Italy The cargo ship was destroyed by fire at Panama City, Florida, United States.[282]

26 October

List of shipwrecks: 26 October 1924
Ship Country Description
Vizma  Soviet Union The brig foundered in the Atlantic Ocean 50 nautical miles (93 km) off Vigo, Galicia, Spain. Her crew survived.[283]

28 October

List of shipwrecks: 28 October 1924
Ship Country Description
Floris  United Kingdom The cargo ship ran aground on the Trupailles Rock off the Île d'Yeu, Vendée and was wrecked. Her crew were rescued.[268]
Kansas  United States The cargo ship was destroyed by fire and sank in Lake Michigan.[284]

30 October

List of shipwrecks: 30 October 1924
Ship Country Description
Alden Anderson  United States The tanker was destroyed by fire at San Francisco, California.[285]
Crow  United Kingdom The Thames barge capsized and sank in the River Thames at Gravesend, Kent with the loss of one of her two crew.[285]
Erle  Norway The cargo ship ran aground at Gedser, Zealand, Denmark.[285] She was refloated on 3 November.[286]
Glenorchy  United Kingdom The cargo ship collided with Leonard B. Miller ( United States) in Lake Huron and sank.[287]
H.R.A.  United Kingdom The Thames barge sank in the Thames Estuary off Erith, Kent. Her crew were rescued.[285] She was refloated on 1 November.[288]
Kalevi Poeg  Estonia The passenger ship ran aground at Hankö, Finland. All on board were rescued.[287]

31 October

List of shipwrecks: 31 October 1924
Ship Country Description
Arion  Italy The cargo ship collided with Borneo ( Netherlands) in the Tyrrhenian Sea and sank with the loss of a crew member.[288]
Jamaica  Nicaragua The cargo ship caught fire at Bluefields and was a total loss.[287]

November

1 November

List of shipwrecks: 1 November 1924
Ship Country Description
Glenlyon  United Kingdom The cargo ship ran aground in Lake Superior off Isle Royale, Michigan. She broke in two on 4 December.[289] Glenlyon later sank. All crew were rescued.

3 November

List of shipwrecks: 3 November 1924
Ship Country Description
Maule  Chile The coaster ran aground in the Chacao Canal.[280] She was declared a total loss.[290]

4 November

List of shipwrecks: 4 November 1924
Ship Country Description
E. D. Bailley  United Kingdom The schooner sprang a leak and foundered in the Atlantic Ocean (26°00′N 74°55′W / 26.000°N 74.917°W / 26.000; -74.917). All six crew were rescued by Boverton ( United Kingdom).[291][292]
Inspiration  United Kingdom The schooner was abandoned in the Atlantic Ocean (38°52′N 31°49′W / 38.867°N 31.817°W / 38.867; -31.817). All seven crew were rescued by Cardiganshire ( United Kingdom).[292]
Terneskjær  Norway The cargo ship was driven ashore on the south coast of Iceland and was wrecked.[275]

5 November

List of shipwrecks: 5 November 1924
Ship Country Description
Niko  United States The cargo ship foundered off Garden Island, Lake Michigan. Her crew survived.[292]

6 November

List of shipwrecks: 6 November 1924
Ship Country Description
Graham  United Kingdom The whaler was reported off the South Shetland Islands. No further trace, presumed foundered with the loss of all hands.[293]

7 November

List of shipwrecks: 7 November 1924
Ship Country Description
Marie Margaretha  Denmark The auxiliary sailing vessel was in collision with HMS Princess Margaret ( Royal Navy) in the English Channel 10 nautical miles (19 km) off the Owers Lightship ( United Kingdom) and sank. Her twelve crew were rescued by Princess Margaret.[294]

8 November

List of shipwrecks: 8 November 1924
Ship Country Description
Alerte  Belgium The tug collided with Marquise de Lubersac ( France) in the Scheldt and sank.[295]

10 November

List of shipwrecks: 10 November 1924
Ship Country Description
Mars  United States The cargo ship was wrecked in a cyclone at Daiquirí, Cuba.[295]
Zacapa  United States The refrigerated cargo liner ran aground on Great Inagua, Bahamas. Her passengers were taken off by Teno ( United States).[296]

11 November

List of shipwrecks: 11 November 1924
Ship Country Description
David Morris  United Kingdom The schooner was driven ashore on Grand Turk and was a total loss. Her crew survived.[297]
Boz Kourd  Turkey The cargo ship collided with Gul Nihal ( Turkey) off San Stefano and was beached.[298]

12 November

List of shipwrecks: 12 November 1924
Ship Country Description
Enrico Toti  Italy The cargo ship ran aground in the Patapsco River at Baltimore, Maryland, United States.[297] She was refloated on 18 November.[299]

14 November

List of shipwrecks: 14 November 1924
Ship Country Description
Pierre  Belgium The tug capsized at Antwerp.[300]

17 November

List of shipwrecks: 17 November 1924
Ship Country Description
Daigo Maru  Japan The cargo ship ran aground at Nekogashira, Hokkaidō.[301] She was wrecked in a storm on 25 November and sank.[302]

19 November

List of shipwrecks: 19 November 1924
Ship Country Description
Andrieta  Spain The cargo ship sprang a leak at San Juan de Nieva and sank.[293]
Maresfield  United Kingdom The cargo ship ran aground at Trois-Rivières, Quebec, Canada.[303] She was refloated on 23 November.[304]
Princesse Clémentine  Belgium The cargo ship was wrecked on Penny Steel Rocks, Staithes Nab, Yorkshire, United Kingdom.[102][303]

20 November

List of shipwrecks: 20 November 1924
Ship Country Description
Belgenland  Belgium The ocean liner ran aground in the Scheldt at Doel.[305][306] She was refloated later that day.[307]

22 November

List of shipwrecks: 22 November 1924
Ship Country Description
Falernian  United Kingdom The cargo ship ran aground near Constanţa, Romania (44°05′N 28°45′E / 44.083°N 28.750°E / 44.083; 28.750). She was refloated on 4 March 1925.[293][308]

23 November

List of shipwrecks: 23 November 1924
Ship Country Description
Lucia Briaco  Italy The cargo ship foundered 20 nautical miles (37 km) off Capo Colonna, Calabria. Her crew survived.[293]

24 November

List of shipwrecks: 24 November 1924
Ship Country Description
Esperanza  United States The cargo ship was driven ashore at Tampico, Tamaulipas, Mexico.[309] She was declared a total loss on 3 December.[310]
Marguerite M. Wemyss  United States The four-masted schooner was abandoned in the Atlantic Ocean off Cape Hatteras, North Carolina. Her crew were rescued by USS Utah ( United States Navy).[309]
Perry Setzer  United States The four-masted schooner collided with City of Montgomery ( United States) off the Diamond Shoals with the loss of her captain and was abandoned. Survivors were rescued by Solana ( United States).[309]
Strombus  United Kingdom The cargo ship was driven ashore at Tampico, Tamaulipas, Mexico.[309] She was refloated on 27 November.[311]

25 November

List of shipwrecks: 25 November 1924
Ship Country Description
Heiyei Maru No.3  Japan The cargo ship collided with Hokoyo Maru ( Japan) in the Kurushima Channel and sank.[302]
USS Washington  United States
Washington sinking.

Washington Naval Treaty: The incomplete Colorado-class battleship was sunk as a target off the Virginia Capes by the battleships USS New York and USS Texas (both  United States Navy).

Wild Rover  United Kingdom The schooner was wrecked on Union Island, Saint Vincent.[312]

26 November

List of shipwrecks: 26 November 1924
Ship Country Description
Daleside  United Kingdom The cargo ship departed Guernsey, Channel Islands for Harwich, Essex.[313] Presumed later foundered in the English Channel with the loss of all hands. A lifeboat from the ship washed up at Pagham, Sussex on 3 December.[314]

27 November

List of shipwrecks: 27 November 1924
Ship Country Description
Dieppe  United Kingdom The steam passenger ferry struck the breakwater in the harbor at Newhaven, Sussex, stern-first. The tugs Alert and Richmere (both  United Kingdom) came to her assistance, but Richmere was disabled, dashed against the harbor wall, and sunk. Dieppe docked five hours later. She was repaired and returned to service.[315]
Hartley  United Kingdom The cargo ship foundered in the English Channel off Anvil Point, Swanage, Dorset with the loss of seventeen of her nineteen crew. Survivors were rescued by Machaon ( United Kingdom).[316]
Richmere  United Kingdom The tug was disabled when a cable became entangled around her propeller while she was coming to the assistance of the steam passenger ferry SS Dieppe ( United Kingdom), which had struck the breakwater in the harbor at Newhaven, Sussex. Richmere was dashed against the harbor wall, and sank. Her crew was rescued by the Newhaven Lifeboat Sir Fitzroy Clayton (Flag of the Royal National Lifeboat Institution.svg Royal National Lifeboat Institution). Richmere later was refloated, repaired, and returned to service.[315]
Rupavati  United Kingdom The passenger ship struck rocks off Vengurla, India and was beached at Malwan. Her passengers were landed.[317]

28 November

List of shipwrecks: 28 November 1924
Ship Country Description
Cornish Coast The steamer stranded on the Seven Stones Reef between Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly. She survived and was involved in an incident with the sinking of the steamer Fagerness off Trevose Head on 17 March 1926.[318]
Gyptis  Belgium The cargo ship ran aground at Pointe la Coubre, Gironde Estuary, France due to the failure of her engine and was wrecked.[12][319]

29 November

List of shipwrecks: 29 November 1924
Ship Country Description
Alexandre  Belgium The cargo ship collided with Canadian Pioneer ( United Kingdom) in the North Sea off Vlissingen, Netherlands and was beached.[319]
Astero  Italy The cargo ship came ashore at Ras el Amar, Tunisia. Her crew were rescued by Belos ( Sweden).[320] She was refloated on 3 December.[321]
Baltic  Denmark The cargo ship collided with Frost ( Sweden) in the Øresund off the Trindelon Lightship ( Sweden) and sank with the loss of two crew. Survivors were rescued by Frost.[319]
Enrico Toti  Italy The cargo ship sprang a leak and was abandoned in the Atlantic Ocean (57°29′N 55°09′W / 57.483°N 55.150°W / 57.483; -55.150). Her crew were rescued by Miami ( United Kingdom).[319]
Sveadrott  Sweden The cargo ship ran aground at Kungshamn, Västra Götaland County. She broke in two on 14 December.[319][322]
HMS Vernon II  Royal Navy The first-rate ship of the line broke in two during a gale and sank in the English Channel off Selsey Bill, Sussex with the loss of four of her seven crew. She was under tow to be scrapped.[323]

30 November

List of shipwrecks: 30 November 1924
Ship Country Description
Öresund  Sweden The cargo ship came ashore 16 nautical miles (30 km) north of the Bovbjerg Lighthouse, Denmark.[319] She was refloated on 3 December.[324]
Valborg  Soviet Union The schooner came ashore 16 nautical miles (30 km) north of the Bovbjerg Lighthouse.[319] She was refloated on 11 December.[325]

December

1 December

List of shipwrecks: 1 December 1924
Ship Country Description
Unity  United Kingdom The Thames barge collided with San Dario ( United Kingdom) in the River Thames at Shellhaven, Essex and sank.[313]

2 December

List of shipwrecks: 2 December 1924
Ship Country Description
Freedom  United Kingdom The schooner foundered in the Atlantic Ocean 600 nautical miles (1,100 km) off Sydney, Nova Scotia, Canada.[324]
Taormina  Norway The cargo ship ran aground at Österngarn, Sweden.[320] She was refloated on 9 December.[326]

3 December

List of shipwrecks: 3 December 1924
Ship Country Description
Lakeland  United States The cargo ship foundered in Lake Michigan. Her crew were rescued.[321]
Port Caledonia  Finland The four-masted barque was driven ashore at Pointe de Chassiron, Île d'Oléron, Charente-Maritime, France and was wrecked with the loss of all hands.[324]

4 December

List of shipwrecks: 4 December 1924
Ship Country Description
Falcon  United Kingdom The sailing ship was wrecked on Easter Island.[321]

5 December

List of shipwrecks: 5 December 1924
Ship Country Description
Begona No.2  Spain The cargo ship ran aground near Ghar al Milh, Tunisia.[289] She was refloated on 8 December.[180]
Cigale  France The coaster caught fire and foundered in the Indian Ocean on a voyage between Mauritius and Réunion. She was abandoned with the loss of 19 of the 47 people on board. Some of the survivors were rescued by Secunder ( Mauritius) and Ville de Havre ( France).[327][328][329]
Siri  Sweden The cargo ship was destroyed by fire in the Kattegat. Her crew were rescued.[289]

6 December

List of shipwrecks: 6 December 1924
Ship Country Description
River Tyne  United Kingdom The cargo ship ran aground at Helsingør, Zealand, Denmark.[329] She was refloated on 9 December.[326]

8 December

List of shipwrecks: 8 December 1924
Ship Country Description
Emma and Esther  United Kingdom The schooner came ashore at Bonnybefore, County Antrim.[180] She was refloated on 12 December.[330]
Tana  Sweden The barque collided with the fishing vessel Ibis ( Sweden) off Skagen, Denmark and sank with the loss of seven crew. Survivors were rescued by Ibis.[180]

9 December

List of shipwrecks: 9 December 1924
Ship Country Description
Oaxaca  Mexico The cargo ship caught fire at sea and was beached at Mazatlán.[331] She was refloated the next day.[325]

10 December

List of shipwrecks: 10 December 1924
Ship Country Description
Esther Hankinson  United Kingdom The schooner was abandoned in the Atlantic Ocean (approximately 30°N 20°W / 30°N 20°W / 30; -20) with the loss of a crew member. Survivors were rescued by Charalambos ( Greece).[325]
Folkvard  Norway The cargo ship ran aground at Læsø, Denmark. She was refloated but subsequently beached.[331] Folkvard was refloated again on 11 December.[330]
Noas  Latvia The sailing ship foundered in the Baltic Sea off Karlshamn, Blekinge County, Sweden with the loss of a crew member.[331]

11 December

List of shipwrecks: 11 December 1924
Ship Country Description
Bras d'Or  United Kingdom The cargo ship was destroyed by fire at Port Hawkesbury, Nova Scotia, Canada.[330]
Fuki Maru  Japan The cargo ship caught fire 5 nautical miles (9.3 km) south of Namoa Island, Samoa (23°19′N 117°00′E / 23.317°N 117.000°E / 23.317; 117.000) and was abandoned.[325]
Pelleen  United Kingdom The schooner sprang a leak and was beached at Saint-Pierre, Saint Pierre and Miquelon.[330]

12 December

List of shipwrecks: 12 December 1924
Ship Country Description
USS Castine  United States Navy The decommissioned gunboat was in the Gulf of Mexico under tow to a Texas scrapyard when she suffered an explosion that sank her in 20 minutes[332]

13 December

List of shipwrecks: 13 December 1924
Ship Country Description
Laura  Italy The cargo ship collided with Lorenzo ( United Kingdom) in the English Channel off Dunkerque, Nord, France and sank with the loss of a crew member.[333]
Mikado Maru  Japan The cargo ship ran aground at Shimonoseki.[333] She was refloated on 18 December.[334]

15 December

List of shipwrecks: 15 December 1924
Ship Country Description
Barnouic  France The auxiliary schooner came ashore on the Île de Ré, Charente-Maritime. Her crew were rescued.[335]
Mapledawn  United Kingdom The cargo ship ran aground in Georgian Bay, Ontario, Canada. She was abandoned as a total loss.[336]

16 December

List of shipwrecks: 16 December 1924
Ship Country Description
Grand Turk  United States The three-masted schooner was driven ashore 180 nautical miles (330 km) east of Progreso, Yucatán and was wrecked. Her crew survived.[337]

17 December

List of shipwrecks: 17 December 1924
Ship Country Description
Fiume  Italy The cargo ship ran aground at Point Indio, Argentina.[334] She was refloated on 20 December.[338]
Promus  United Kingdom The cargo ship ran aground in the Nieuwe Deep.[337] She was refloated on 23 December.[339]

18 December

List of shipwrecks: 18 December 1924
Ship Country Description
Eglantiër  Belgium The cargo ship ran aground in the Paraná River, Argentina.[340] She was refloated on 22 December.[341]

19 December

List of shipwrecks: 19 December 1924
Ship Country Description
Tornan  Sweden The cargo ship came ashore at Torekov, Sweden and was abandoned by her crew.[338]

20 December

List of shipwrecks: 20 December 1924
Ship Country Description
Thames  United Kingdom The brig sprang a leak in the Atlantic Ocean. She was abandoned on 23 December (48°50′N 12°04′W / 48.833°N 12.067°W / 48.833; -12.067). All seven crew were rescued by Springfield ( United Kingdom).[342]

21 December

List of shipwrecks: 21 December 1924
Ship Country Description
Cascade  United Kingdom The coaster sank at Brentwood Bay, British Columbia, Canada.[338]
Vard  Norway The cargo ship sprang a leak and foundered in the North Sea off Dunnet Head, Caithness, United Kingdom. All fifteen crew were rescued by the trawler Lord Knaresborough ( United Kingdom).[338][343]

22 December

List of shipwrecks: 22 December 1924
Ship Country Description
Chingford  United Kingdom The cargo ship was driven ashore at Crail, Fife. Her 27 crew were rescued by rocket apparats and the Anstruther and St. Andrews Lifeboats.[343]
Claremorris  United Kingdom The cargo ship was driven ashore at Corsewall Point, Wigtownshire with the loss of one of her eleven crew.[343] She was a total loss.[342]
Esther Maria  Denmark The cargo ship was driven aground on the Big Rock, Stornoway, Isle of Lewis.[343] All crew except her officers were taken off.[342] She was refloated on 8 February 1925.[344]
Katherine  United Kingdom The cargo ship ran aground at Dundrum, Dublin, Ireland.[345] She was driven further up the shore on 27 December.[346] She was refloated on 9 May 1925.[347]
Konini  United Kingdom The cargo ship ran aground at Whale Point, South Island, New Zealand and was a total loss.[345]
Ostrobotnia  Finland The cargo ship struck rocks at Viborg, Denmark and was beached.[341] She was refloated later that day.[348]
Vithinia  Greece The cargo ship ran aground and sank at Laurium.[342]

23 December

List of shipwrecks: 23 December 1924
Ship Country Description
Themis  Sweden The cargo ship ran aground north of Bergen, Norway.[349] She was refloated on 27 December.[346]

24 December

List of shipwrecks: 24 December 1924
Ship Country Description
Anna Vasilakis  Greece The cargo ship ran aground at Karaburun, Turkey.[349] She was refloated on 29 December.[348]
Po  Italy The cargo ship collided with the steamer St. Paul ( France) off Ventimiglia, Liguria and sank with the loss of two crew.[349]
Scotsman  United Kingdom The Thames barge collided with London Mariner ( United Kingdom) in the River Thames and sank.[349]
St.Karadec  France The coaster ran aground and foundered in Carmarthen Bay with the loss of all hands.[349][350]

25 December

List of shipwrecks: 25 December 1924
Ship Country Description
Marjorie Seed  United Kingdom The cargo ship ran aground on Lady Isle in the Firth of Forth.[349] She was a total wreck by 28 December.[348]
Meteore  France The sailing ship foundered in the English Channel off Perros, Côtes-du-Nord.[349]

26 December

List of shipwrecks: 26 December 1924
Ship Country Description
John Harrison  United Kingdom The collier departed the River Tyne for Amsterdam, North Holland, Netherlands. Presumed foundered in the North Sea with the loss of all hands.[351] A lifeboat from the ship washed up on Wyk auf Föhr, Schleswig-Holstein, Germany on 10 January 1925.[352]

27 December

List of shipwrecks: 27 December 1924
Ship Country Description
Curlew  United Kingdom The cargo ship sank off Louisburg, Nova Scotia, Canada.[346]
Mount Blairy  Denmark The three-masted schooner ran aground at Toward Point, Argyllshire, United Kingdom.[346] She was refloated on 29 January 1925.[353]
Glenaster  United Kingdom The cargo ship ran aground at Cape St. Paul, Gold Coast. She was refloated on 5 January 1925.[346][354]
Gleneden  United Kingdom The cargo ship ran aground in the North Sea off Winterton, Norfolk.[346] She was refloated and later beached at Sunk Island, Yorkshire. Gleneden was refloated on 31 December and taken to Immingham, Lincolnshire.[355]
Sortland  Norway The coaster was wrecked in Foldenfjord, Norway, with the loss of a crew member.[346]
Willemoes  United Kingdom The three-masted schooner came ashore at Freshwater West, Pembrokeshire and was wrecked with the loss of one of her six crew.[346]

28 December

List of shipwrecks: 28 December 1924
Ship Country Description
Atlantic  Sweden The cargo ship was abandoned in the North Sea off the Sunk Lightship ( United Kingdom). Her fourteen crew were rescued by Panaghi Vagliano ( Greece) and the Walton Lifeboat.[346] She was later towed into Harwich, Essex and beached.[348]
Clyde  United Kingdom The cargo ship caught fire in the North Sea off Kinnaird Head, Aberdeenshire and was beached at Cairnbulg. She was a total loss but her crew were rescued.[348]

29 December

List of shipwrecks: 29 December 1924
Ship Country Description
Alfredo  Spain The collier foundered in the Bay of Biscay off Ouessant, Finistère, France with the loss of six of her nineteen crew.[356]
Inger Benedicte  Norway The cargo ship was rammed and sunk by the trawler Skallagrimur ( Iceland) at Reykjavík, Iceland. Her crew were rescued.[348]

30 December

List of shipwrecks: 30 December 1924
Ship Country Description
Stella Maris  United Kingdom The cargo ship was wrecked at Amroth, Pembrokeshire.[357]

31 December

List of shipwrecks: 31 December 1924
Ship Country Description
Eddystone The Thames barge collided with Belvedere ( United Kingdom) in the River Thames at Rainham, Essex and sank. Her crew were rescued.[358]
Erivan  Norway The whaler struck rocks and sank 15 nautical miles (28 km) off Swain Island, American Samoa.[12][355] Her crew were rescued by Kilfenora ( United Kingdom).[359]
Western Valleys  United Kingdom The cargo ship came ashore at Heysham, Lancashire. She broke in two and was a total loss.[360]

Unknown date

List of shipwrecks: Unknown date 1924
Ship Country Description
President Coaker  United Kingdom The schooner foundered in the Atlantic Ocean sometime in late January or early February. Wreckage washed up at Cape Ballard, Newfoundland on 2 February.[20][40]

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