List of shipwrecks in April 1839

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The list of shipwrecks in April 1839 includes ships sunk, foundered, wrecked, grounded, or otherwise lost during April 1839.

1 April[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 1 April 1839
Ship Country Description
Pearl  United States The ship was driven ashore at Ocracoke, North Carolina. She was on a voyage from New York to "Newburn".[1]
Richard Jane Ann  United Kingdom The ship departed from Fowey, Cornwall for Campbeltown, Argyllshire. No further trace, presumed foundered with the loss of all hands.[2]

3 April[edit]

List of shipwrecks: April 1839
Ship Country Description
Ellen  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore.[3]
Gateshead Park  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore 4 nautical miles (7.4 km) east of Marsala, Sicily. Her crew were rescued. She was on a voyage from Odessa to Cork.[4]
Victoria  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore at Cape Feto, Sicily. Her crew were rescued. She was on a voyage from Smyrna, Ottoman Empire to Liverpool, Lancashire.[4][5]
Vrow Gesina  Kingdom of Hanover The ship was driven ashore and wrecked south of Scarborough, Yorkshire, United Kingdom. Her crew were rescued. She was on a voyage from Leer to Hull, Yorkshire.[6][7]
Vrow Antje  Kingdom of Hanover The ship was driven ashore and wrecked at Bridlington, Yorkshire. She was on a voyage from Norden to Hull.[3][7]
William and Thomas  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore on Walney Island, Lancashire. She was on a voyage from Liverpool to Ulverston.[8]

4 April[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 4 April 1839
Ship Country Description
Betsey  France The ship was abandoned in the Atlantic Ocean. Her crew were rescued by Molly ( Hamburg).[9]
Darling  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore at Beaumaris, Anglesey. She was on a voyage from Bangor to Liverpool, Lancashire.[6]
Hooton  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore at Balbriggan, County Dublin. Her crew were rescued. She was on a voyage from Whitehaven, Cumberland to Cardiff, Glamorgan.[9][10] Hooton was refloated on 4 May and towed into Drogheda, County Louth.[1]
Laura  United Kingdom The smack foundered off Mullion Island, Cornwall. Her crew were rescued. She was on a voyage from Port Madoc, Caernarfonshire to King's Lynn, Norfolk.[11][12]
Penrice Castle  United Kingdom The schooner foundered off Mullion Island. Her crew survived. She was on a voyage from Swansea, Glamorgan to Falmouth, Cornwall.[11][12]
William and Catherine  United Kingdom The schooner was driven ashore and wrecked in Mounts Bay. Her crew survived.[12]

5 April[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 5 April 1839
Ship Country Description
Bravo  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore at "Rossiter", Prussia. She was on a voyage from Plymouth, Devon to Memel, Prussia.[13] She was refloated on 16 April and taken into Memel.[14]
Dunmore  United Kingdom The sloop sprang a leak and foundered off Bo'ness, Lothian with the loss of two of her crew.[7]
Patriot  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore in the Cumbrae Islands, Ayrshire.[11]
Retrench  United Kingdom The brig was wrecked at the Cumbrae Lighthouse, Ayrshire. Her crew and 45 passengers were rescued. She was on a voyage from Glasgow, Renfrewshire to New York.[7]

6 April[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 6 April 1839
Ship Country Description
Brave  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore at Rossiten, Prussia. She was on a voyage from Plymouth, Devon to Memel, Prussia.[15]
Emerald  United Kingdom The ship was driven onto rocks near "Green Island". She was on a voyage from Constantinople, Ottoman Empire to London. Emerald was refloated on 8 April and resumed her voyage.[16]
Leila  United States The ship was driven ashore at Sewell's Point, Virginia. She was on a voyage from Liverpool, Lancashire, United Kingdom to Baltimore, Maryland. Leila was later refloated and taken into Baltimore.[1]
Matthew  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore at Le Tréport, Seine-Inférieure, France. She was on a voyage from Newcastle upon Tyne, Northumberland to Trieste.[13] Matthew was refloated on 12 April.[17]

7 April[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 7 April 1839
Ship Country Description
Emerald  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore at Algeciras, Spain.[18]

8 April[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 8 April 1839
Ship Country Description
Bergetha  Norway The ship sprang a leak and was beached at Grimsby, Lincolnshire, United Kingdom. She was on a voyage from Porsgrund to Fécamp, Seine-Inférieure, France.[13][19] Bergetha was refloated on 14 April and taken into Grimsby for repairs.[20]
Berwick-upon-Tweed  United Kingdom The ship was wrecked in the Black Sea near "Carabourna". Her crew were rescued. She was on a voyage from Odessa to Falmouth, Cornwall.[21][1]
Emerald  United Kingdom The ship was wrecked on a rock near Letterkenny, County Donegal. She was on a voyage from Bangor to Letterkenny.[19]
Onderneming  Kingdom of Hanover The ship was wrecked on Brouwer's Bank, in the North Sea. Her crew were rescued. She was on a voyage from Ditzum to London, United Kingdom or Antwerp, Belgium.[22][23]

9 April[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 9 April 1839
Ship Country Description
Aid  United Kingdom The ship foundered in the North Sea off Scarborough, Yorkshire. Her crew survived.[6]
Emerald  United States The ship was driven ashore in the Mississippi River downstream of New Orleans, Louisiana.[1]
Frederic Wilhelm  Hamburg The steamship was destroyed by fire in the Elbe at Sandau, Prussia. All on board were rescued. She was on a voyage from Hamburg to Magdeburg, Prussia.[19]
Kingston  United Kingdom The ship foundered in the Atlantic Ocean. All on board were rescued by Thomas ( United Kingdom). Kingston was on a voyage from Bristol, Gloucestershire to New York, United States.[16]

10 April[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 10 April 1839
Ship Country Description
Adler  Bremen The ship was driven ashore at Calais, France. She was on a voyage from Bremen to Baltimore, Maryland, United States.[24][4] Adler was refloated on 27 April and taken into Calais.[25]
Hampden  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore at Dundee, Forfarshire. She was on a voyage from Dundee to Quebec City, Lower Canada, British North America.[6] Hampden was later refloated and resumed her voyage.[15]

11 April[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 11 April 1839
Ship Country Description
Demerara  United Kingdom The ship struck the Mugglin Rock, off Kingstown, County Dublin. She was on a voyage from Dublin to Demerara, British Honduras. Demerara was refloated and towed into Dublin.[26] She resumed her voyage on 17 April.[24]
Deux Sœurs  France The ship was wrecked near Dénia, Spain. Her crew were rescued.[5]
Felicité  France The ship was wrecked near Dénia. Her crew were rescued.[5]
Ganges  United Kingdom The ship ran aground on Paterson's Rock and was severely damaged. She was on a voyage from Glasgow, Renfrewshire to Dalhousie, New Brunswick, British North America. Ganges was refloated and put back to the Clyde.[22][20]
Stuforster Flag unknown The ship was wrecked near Cartagena, Spain. She was on a voyage from Marseille, Bouches-du-Rhône, France to Cádiz, Spain.[21]

12 April[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 12 April 1839
Ship Country Description
Active  France The ship was driven ashore near Bône, French Algeria.[27]
Adele et Sophia Flag of the Grand Duchy of Tuscany.svg Grand Duchy of Tuscany The ship was driven ashore near Bône.[27]
Alberigo Flag of the Grand Duchy of Tuscany.svg Grand Duchy of Tuscany The ship was driven ashore near Bône.[27]
Ariel  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore near Brouwershaven, Zeeland, Netherlands, She was on a voyage from Newcastle upon Tyne, Northumberland to Rotterdam, South Holland, Netherlands.[16]
Bonne Valaurienne  France The ship was driven ashore near Bône.[27]
Brothers  United Kingdom The ship ran aground on Scroby Sands, Norfolk and was damaged. She was on a voyage from Newcastle upon Tyne to Constantinople, Ottoman Empire. Brothers was refloated and put into Harwich, Essex.[26]
Celestin  France The ship was wrecked on the Goodwin Sands, Kent, United Kingdom. Her crew were rescued. She was on a voyage from Newcastle upon Tyne to Marseille, Bouches-du-Rhône.[28]
Charlotte Flag of the Grand Duchy of Tuscany.svg Grand Duchy of Tuscany The ship was driven ashore near Bône.[27]
Emerald  United Kingdom The ship was sunk by ice. Her crew were rescued. She was on a voyage from Bideford, Devon to Boston, Massachusetts, United States.[29]
Friend's Adventure  United Kingdom The ship ran aground at Sunderland, County Durham and was damaged. She put into Hartlepool where she was beached.[24]
Jeune Ezelia  France The ship was driven ashore near Bône.[27]
Leonidas Flag of the Kingdom of Sardinia.svg Kingdom of Sardinia The ship was driven ashore near Bône.[27]
Nina Austria-Hungary-flag-1869-1914-naval-1786-1869-merchant.svg Austrian Empire The ship was driven ashore near Bône.[27]
Nostra Signora del Carmene Flag of the Kingdom of Sardinia.svg Kingdom of Sardinia The ship was driven ashore near Bône.[27]
Pheasant  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore at "Ballahach", County Waterford.[22] She was refloated the next day.[15]
Soleil  France The ship was driven ashore near Bône.[27]
Vere Amial Flag of the Kingdom of Sardinia.svg Kingdom of Sardinia The ship was driven ashore near Bône.[27]
Victoire  France The ship was driven ashore near Bône.[27]

13 April[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 13 April 1839
Ship Country Description
Blucher  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore at Holyhead, Anglesey. She was on a voyage from Troon, Ayrshire to Holyhead. Blucher was refloated and taken into Holyhead.[15]
Favourite  United Kingdom The ship ran aground on the Horeshoe Reef. She was on a voyage from Alexandria, Egypt to Barbadoes. Favourite was refloated and resumed her voyage.[1]

14 April[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 14 April 1839
Ship Country Description
Ann Scott  United Kingdom The brig was wrecked on Eierland, North Holland, Netherlands with the loss of at least six lives. She was on a voyage from Sunderland, County Durham to Amsterdam, North Holland.[9][30]>[31]
Auguste Eugene  United Kingdom The ship ran aground on the Goodwin Sands, Kent. She was later refloated.[15]
Constantia  United States The ship was driven ashore between Brewster and Wellfleet, Massachusetts. She was on a voyage from Havana, Cuba to Portsmouth, New Hampshire .[1]
Louisa  United Kingdom The ship departed from Nyborg, Denmark for Liverpool, Lancashire. No further trace, presumed foundered with the loss of all hands.[32]
United Kingdom  United Kingdom The ship ran aground on the Gunfleet Sand, in the North Sea off the coast of Essex. She was on a voyage from Sunderland to London. United Kingdom was refloated and resumed her voyage.[15]

15 April[edit]

List of shipwrecks: April 1839
Ship Country Description
Albion  United Kingdom The ship was run down and sunk off the Casquets by Couton ( France). Her crew were rescued by Couton. Albion was on a voyage from Saint Sampson, Guernsey, Channel Islands to London.[17]
Assistance  United Kingdom The ship ran aground on a reef in Black Island Bay, County Mayo and was wrecked. She was on a voyage from Liverpool, Lancashire to Westport, County Mayo.[30]

16 April[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 16 April 1839
Ship Country Description
Fru Marie  Denmark The ship was driven ashore and sank at Grenå.[2]
Hannah  United Kingdom The ship ran aground on the Middle Sand, in the North Sea off the coast of Lincolnshire. She capsized and sank. Her crew were rescued. Hannah was on a voyage from Thorne to London.[20]
Johanna Denmark Duchy of Schleswig The ship was driven ashore at Grenå.[2]
Thomas  United Kingdom The ship was wrecked on North Ronaldsay, Orkney Islands. Her four crew were rescued. She was on a voyage from Lerwick, Shetland Islands to Leith, Lothian.[2][33]

17 April[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 17 April 1839
Ship Country Description
Arethusa  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore and wrecked at Helsingør, Denmark. Her crew were rescued. She was on a voyage from Greifswald to Leith, Lothian.[9]
Fortitude  United Kingdom The ship was run down in the North Sea off the coast of Norfolk by Royal Victoria ( United Kingdom). Her crew were rescued by Royal Victoria. Fortitude was on a voyage from London to Stockton on Tees, County Durham.[30] Fortitude was towed into Dunkerque, Nord, France on 21 April.[16]
Frau Mina  Hamburg The ship foundered off Belle Île, Morbihan, France with the loss of a crew member. She was on a voyage from Hamburg to Nantes, Loire Atlantique.[9]
Minerva  United Kingdom The ship ran aground at King's Lynn, Norfolk. She was on a voyage from Hartlepool, County Durham to King's Lynn.[4] Minerva was refloated.[17]
Union United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland Guernsey The ship ran aground and was severely damaged at Saint Sampson. She was later refloated and taken into Saint Sampson.[17]
William  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore 2 nautical miles (3.7 km) east of Calais, France. She was on a voyage from Leith to Dunkerque, Nord, France.[24]

18 April[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 18 April 1839
Ship Country Description
Athalides  United Kingdom The ship struck sunken rocks and sank off "Neuhellesund" with the loss of two lives. She was on a voyage from Leith, Lothian to Wolgast, Prussia.[34]
Earl of Durham  United Kingdom The ship ran aground on the Colleach Rocks, in Loch Alsh. she was on a voyage from Liverpool, Lancashire to Riga, Russia. She was refloated on 25 April and beached at Kyle of Lochalsh, Inverness-shire.[35][1]
Elizabeth and Jane  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore at Sunderland, County Durham. /she was on a voyage from Portsmouth, Hampshire to Sunderland. Elizabeth and Jane was refloated and take into Sunderland.[36]
Fairfield  United Kingdom The barque was wrecked on the Troubridge Shoals. All on board were rescued. She was on a voyage from Liverpool to Port Adelaide, South Australia.[37][38]
Flora  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore near Sunderland. She was later refloated and taken into the port.[36]
Lord Wellington  United Kingdom The ship struck the Cross Sand, in the North Sea off the coast of Norfolk and sank.[4]

19 April[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 19 April 1839
Ship Country Description
Esseri Tigiaret,
or Orient
 Ottoman Empire The steamship was wrecked off Samsoun. She was on a voyage from the Trebizond Eyalet to Constantinople.[39][40] Orient was later refloated, repaired and returned to service.[41]
Grindon  United Kingdom The ship ran aground on the Kentish Knock. She was refloated and put into Sheerness, Kent, where she was driven ashore before being refloated and taken into port.[42]
Jantina  Netherlands The ship was wrecked on "Listerland". She was on a voyage from Termunterzijl, Groningen to a Norwegian port.[1]
Jonge Dirk  Netherlands The ship was wrecked on "Listerland". She was on a voyage from Harlingen, Friesland to Christiansand, Norway.[1]
Louis Charles Marie  United Kingdom The chasse-marée struck rocks and sank at Alderney, Channel Islands. Her four crew survived. She was on a voyage from Bayonne, Basses-Pyrénées to Rouen, Seine-Inférieure.[17][43]

20 April[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 20 April 1839
Ship Country Description
Ann  United Kingdom The ship ran aground 2 nautical miles (3.7 km) from King's Lynn, Norfolk. She was on a voyage from Hartlepool, County Durham to King's Lynn.[16]
Catherine  United Kingdom The ship was wrecked on the West Rocks, Harwich, Essex. Three crew were rescued. She was on a voyage from King's Lynn, Norfolk to London.[9] Catherine was refloated on 5 May and towed into Harwich.[44]
Clarisse  France The ship sprang a leak and was beached at the mouth of the Lannion. She was on a voyage from Granville, Manche to Martinique.[17][36]
James McInroy  United Kingdom The ship was wrecked on a reef in the Maldive Islands. Her crew were rescued. She was on a voyage from Calcutta, India to the Clyde.[45][46]
Zeluna  France The ship was driven ashore between Adra and Almería, Spain. she was on a voyage from Nantes, Loire Atlantique to Marseille, Bouches-du-Rhône.[1]

21 April[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 21 April 1839
Ship Country Description
Jane  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore and wrecked on Anholt, Denmark. Her crew were rescued. She was on a voyage from Newcastle upon Tyne, Northumberland to Stettin.[34]
Seal  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore near Cádiz,Spain. She was refloated the next day.[47]

22 April[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 22 April 1839
Ship Country Description
Artémise  French Navy The Artémise-class frigate ran aground off "Ono Wia", Tahiti and was damaged. She was refloated with assistance from Champion ( United States) and taken into "Pape Viti".[48]

23 April[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 23 April 1839
Ship Country Description
Hercules  United Kingdom The ship ran aground at King's Lynn, Norfolk. She was on a voyage from Newcastle upon Tyne, Northumberland to King's Lynn.[9] Hercules was refloated the next day.[49]
Horatio  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore near St. Bees Head, Cumberland. She was on a voyage from Sierra Leone to Workington, Cumberland. Horatio was later refloated.[50]
Leeds  United Kingdom The ship was ran aground at Whitburn, County Durham. She was later refloated and put into Newcastle upon Tyne, Northumberland.[49]
Richard and Thomas  United Kingdom The ship sprang a leak and foundered in the Dogger Bank. Her crew were rescued. She was on a voyage from Newcastle upon Tyne to a Dutch port.[31]
Six H's to the Queen  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore at Warham, Norfolk. She was on a voyage from Wisbech, Cambridgeshire to London. Six H's to the Queen was later refloated and taken into Wells-next-the-Sea, Norfolk.[50][49]

24 April[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 24 April 1839
Ship Country Description
Diamond  United Kingdom The ship capsized at Galway.[14]
Leeds  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore at Whitburn, County Durham. She was on a voyage from Whitby, Yorkshire to Newcastle upon Tyne, Northumberland. Leeds was later refloated.[31]
Mathilde  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore near Hjørring, Denmark. Her crew were rescued. She was on a voyage from Newcastle upon Tyne, Northumberland to Frederikshavn, Denmark.[51]
Red Rover  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore and wrecked in the Cape Verde Islands. All on board were rescued. She was on a voyage from London to Sydney, New South Wales.[52]
Richard and Thomas  United Kingdom The ship sprang a leak and foundered in the North Sea off Camperduin, North Holland, Netherlands. Her crew were rescued. She was on a voyage from Newcastle upon Tyne to Amsterdam, North Holland.[53]

25 April[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 25 April 1839
Ship Country Description
Agenoria  Netherlands The brig was wrecked by ice in the Gulf of Riga. Her crew survived.[54][55]
Argo  Netherlands The brig was wrecked by ice in the Gulf of Riga. Her crew survived.[54][55]
Deptford  United Kingdom The ship was sunk by ice in the Gulf of Riga.[54] Her crew survived.[55]
Duke of Richmond  United Kingdom The brig was sunk by ice in the Gulf of Riga. Her crew survived.[54][55]
Industrie Flagge der Hansestadt Lübeck.svg Lübeck The ship departed from Riga, Russia for Lübeck. She was subsequently lost, but her crew were rescued.[56]
Orlando  United Kingdom The brig was sunk by ice in the Gulf of Riga. Her crew survived.[54][55]
Pacific  United Kingdom The ship was sunk by ice in the Gulf of Riga.[54] Her crew survived.[55]
Regina  United Kingdom The brig was sunk by ice in the Gulf of Riga. Her crew survived.[54][55]
Wave  United Kingdom The ship was sunk by ice in the Gulf of Riga. Her crew survived.[55]

26 April[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 27 April 1839
Ship Country Description
Denmark Hill United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland New South Wales The ship, which had sprung a leak following a recent capsize at Newcastle, was beached in Broken Bay. Her crew were rescued by Sophia Jane (United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland New South Wales).[57]

27 April[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 27 April 1839
Ship Country Description
Aurora  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore and wrecked near Kiapora, New Zealand. Her crew survived.[58]
Marmion  United Kingdom The ship capsized in the Seine. Her crew were rescued by the steamship Rollon ( France). Marmion was on a voyage from Newcastle upon Tyne, Northumberland to Quillebeuf-sur-Seine, Eure.[35]
Moira  United Kingdom The ship ran aground in the Hooghly River and was damaged. she was refloated and towed back to Calcutta, India.[59]
Montreal  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore on Bornholm, Denmark. She was on a voyage from Hull, Yorkshire to Riga, Russia. Montreal was later refloated.[34]

28 April[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 28 April 1839
Ship Country Description
Petersburg  United Kingdom The ship ran aground on the Buka Reef, off Halse, Norway. She was on a voyage from Liverpool, Lancashire to Riga, Russia. She was later refloated.[60]
Queen Adelaide  United Kingdom The ship departed from Port Royal for Old Harbour, Jamaica. She subsequently capsized. Her crew were rescued.[61]

30 April[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 30 April 1839
Ship Country Description
Mermaid  United Kingdom The steamship ran aground on the Swash, in the Bristol Channel. She was on a voyage from Bristol, Gloucestershire to Waterford.[35]

Unknown date[edit]

List of shipwrecks: Unknown date in April 1839
Ship Country Description
Ann United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland New South Wales The schooner ran aground at the mouth of the Macleay River and was wrecked.[62]
Britannia  United Kingdom The ship was wrecked 12 nautical miles (22 km) east of Port Phillip, New South Wales. She was on a voyage from Launceston, Van Diemen's Land to Port Phillip.[63]
Cherub  United States The ship was driven ashore on the American coast before 19 April. She was on a voyage from Boston, Massachusetts to Malta. Cherub was later refloated and put back to Boston.[1]
Ebenezer  France The ship was driven ashore and severely damaged at the mouth of the Orne before 15 April. She was on a voyage from Christiansand, Norway to Caen, Calvados.[13]
Favourite  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore at Wells-next-the-Sea, Norfolk before 14 April. She was on a voyage from London to Sunderland, County Durham. Favourite was refloated on 14 April and taken into Wells-next-the-Sea.[13]
Fenwick United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland British North America The ship was abandoned in the Atlantic Ocean on or before 8 April.[9]
Forester  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore near Dragør, Denmark. She was on a voyage from Memel, Kingdom of Prussia to Bristol, Gloucestershire. Forester was later refloated and taken into Helsingør, Denmark, where she arrived on 3 May.[34]
Hoop of Fortune  Netherlands The ship was abandoned off Marstrand, Sweden before 13 April.[30]
Joseph Wallace  United Kingdom The ship foundered in the Mediterranean Sea between 9 and 21 April. She was on a voyage from Smyrna, Ottoman Empire to London.[64]
Martha  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore and damaged near Venice, Kingdom of Lombardy-Venetia. She was refloated on 18 April and taken into Venice.[27]
Niger  United Kingdom The ship was wrecked in Annatto Bay, Jamaica.[35]
Phantom  United Kingdom The ship ran aground off Gallipoli, Ottoman Empire. She was on a voyage from Liverpool, Lancashire to Constantinople, Ottoman Empire. Phantom was later refloated and taken into Constantinople.[39]
Pirate  United States The steamboat sank in the Missouri River near Bellevue, Nebraska.
Prince Leopold  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore near Dungarvan, County Waterford. She was on a voyage from Whitehaven, Cumberland to Cardiff, Glamorgan.[11]
USS Sea Gull  United States Navy United States Exploring Expedition: The 2-gun schooner was lost in the Southern Ocean after 17 April.
St. Pierre Flag of the Kingdom of the Two Sicilies (1816).svg Kingdom of the Two Sicilies The brig collided with Deux Augustes ( France) and foundered. All on board were rescued. She was on a voyage from Syracuse, Sicily to Malta.[27]
United Kingdom  United Kingdom The ship ran aground on the Goodwin Sands, Kent. She was on a voyage from Newcastle upon Tyne, Northumberland to Dartmouth, Devon. United Kingdom was refloated and put into Ramsgate, Kent.[65]

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Ship events in 1839
Ship launches: 1834 1835 1836 1837 1838 1839 1840 1841 1842 1843 1844
Ship commissionings: 1834 1835 1836 1837 1838 1839 1840 1841 1842 1843 1844
Ship decommissionings: 1834 1835 1836 1837 1838 1839 1840 1841 1842 1843 1844
Shipwrecks: 1834 1835 1836 1837 1838 1839 1840 1841 1842 1843 1844