List of shipwrecks in 1907

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The list of shipwrecks in 1907 includes ships sunk, foundered, grounded, or otherwise lost during 1907.

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1907
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January[edit]

1 January[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 1 January 1907
Ship Country Description
Lelia E. Rowley  United States The 10-gross register ton sloop was stranded at Brunswick, Georgia. Both people on board survived.[1]

4 January[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 4 January 1907
Ship Country Description
Alice T. Boardman  United States The 123-gross register ton schooner was stranded on Handkerchief Shoal off the coast of Massachusetts with the loss of one life. There were four survivors.[2]
Greyhound  United States While pulled out on the beach at Nome, Territory of Alaska, for the winter with no one aboard, the 9-ton or 11-gross register ton (sources disagree), 52-foot (15.8 m) motor vessel was crushed by ice on the sand spit between the Snake River and the Bering Sea. She was declared a total loss.[3][4]

7 January[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 7 January 1907
Ship Country Description
Nellie  United States The 41-gross register ton screw steamer burned at College Wharf on the Delaware River. All four people on board survived.[5]
Nymph  United States The 10-gross register ton, 30.6-foot (9.3 m) sloop was wrecked at Hadley (57°09′N 134°17′W / 57.150°N 134.283°W / 57.150; -134.283 (Hadley, Alaska)), Territory of Alaska, in Lyman Anchorage on the Kenai Peninsula. The only person aboard survived.[6][7]

8 January[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 8 January 1907
Ship Country Description
Point Firmin  United States The 6-gross register ton motor vessel was stranded at Santa Barbara, California. Both people on board survived.[5]

9 January[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 9 January 1907
Ship Country Description
Blanche Morgan  United States The 44-gross register ton schooner sank in the East River off Brooklyn, New York, just east of the Brooklyn Bridge after colliding with the barge Lancaster ( United States), which was among barges under tow by the steam tug Covington ( United States). Her entire crew of eight survived and made it onto one of the barges.[8][9]
Favorite  United States The 409-gross register ton screw steamer burned at St. Ignace, Michigan. Both people on board survived.[10]
Nellie  United States The tow steamer burned to the waterline in the Delaware River off College Point.[11]

10 January[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 10 January 1907
Ship Country Description
Delaware  United States The 294-gross register ton barge was stranded either on Napatree Point, 1 mile (1.6 km) west-northwest of the United States Life-Saving Service station at Watch Hill, Rhode Island, or on Fishers Island in New York (sources disagree) when she lost her tow in a gale in Long Island Sound. Her crew made it to shore in her boats.[12][13]
Favorite  United States The laid-up steamer burned at St. Ignace, Michigan and was totally destroyed.[14]
Honesdale  United States The 277-gross register ton barge was stranded when she lost her tow in a gale in Long Island Sound either on Napatree Point 1 nautical mile (1.9 km; 1.2 mi) west-northwest of the United States Life-Saving Service station at Watch Hill, Rhode Island, or on Fishers Island in New York (sources disagree). Both people on board were rescued by the U.S. Life-Saving Service.[12][15]
Jessie L. Boyce  United States The 196-gross register ton schooner was stranded on Stimpsons Island on the coast of Maine. All six people on board survived.[1]
Marvin  United States The barge was stranded on Napatree Point, 1 mile (1.6 km) west-northwest of the Watch Hill, Rhode Island, Life-Saving Station, or on Fishers Island in New York (sources disagree) when she lost her tow in a gale in Long Island Sound. Both people on board were rescued by the United States Life-Saving Service.[16]
Richard Wainwright  United States The 133-gross register ton schooner was stranded in St. George's Bay on the coast of Newfoundland with the loss of one life. There were nine survivors.[6]
Tropic Bird  United States The 347-gross register ton barkentine was stranded in Chamela Bay on the coast of Mexico. All 10 people on board survived.[17]

11 January[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 11 January 1907
Ship Country Description
Alice Gertrude  United States The wooden screw steamer was wrecked on Ship Point Reef or Slip Point Reef (sources disagree) while attempting to enter either Clallam Bay, Washington, or a port in Oregon (sources disagree) during a severe snowstorm. All 31 passengers and crew were rescued by the tugs Lorne and Wyadda and the passenger steamer Rosalie (all  United States).[17][18]
Dash  United States The 17-gross register ton schooner was stranded on Woman Key in the Florida Keys. All three people on board survived.[19]
Turbinia  United Kingdom The steamship was run into by the steaship Crosby ( United Kingdom), which was being launched at Newcastle upon Tyne, Northumberland and was cut in two. Subsequently repaired and returned to service.
Welcome  United States With no one on board, the 30-gross register ton sternwheel passenger paddle steamer broke her moorings on the Coquille River in Oregon during high water, drifted into trees, and was wrecked at Myrtle Point.[5]

12 January[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 12 January 1907
Ship Country Description
Ella Rohlffs  United States The steamer ran aground on a reef off Fish-Egg Island. She was refloated on 14 January.[20]
Felicidad  United States The 6-gross register ton sloop foundered off Isla de Ramos, Puerto Rico, with the loss of one life. There were two survivors.[21]
Joe Hooker  United States The motor vessel was destroyed by a gas explosion at Vincennes, Indiana.[22]
King Edward VII  United Kingdom The fishing trawler was wrecked on Cape Utskalar, Ireland.[23]

13 January[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 13 January 1907
Ship Country Description
Onondaga  United States The 2,696 GRT steamer on a voyage from Boston to Charleston and Jacksonville with general cargo ran aground on Orleans Beach, near Orleans and got stranded. The ship was successfully refloated on 14 March, repaired and returned to service in April of the same year.

14 January[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 14 January 1907
Ship Country Description
John I. Snow  United States The 196-gross register ton schooner was stranded, filled, and sank at Portsmouth Beach, Virginia. She was atripped and abandoned. All seven people on board were rescued by the United States Life-Saving Service.[1][24]
Sea Flower  United States The 7-gross register ton sloop-rigged yacht was stranded in Green Bay on the coast of Wisconsin. All four people on board survived.[6]
Sequoia  United States The steam screw cargo ship parted one of her wheel ropes while crossing the bar at Humboldt Bay on the North Coast of California. She lost steering and struck rocks off the North Jetty. She was backed off, but leaking water put out her boiler fire, causing her to lose propulsion. The United States Life Saving Service rescued her crew. She was stranded on the beach in Humboldt Bay. She was stripped and abandoned.[5][25][26]

15 January[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 15 January 1907
Ship Country Description
Red Wing  United States The tow steamer struck a snag in the Nassau River, Florida and sank. Raised immediately.[27]

17 January[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 17 January 1907
Ship Country Description
Prinz Waldemar  Germany The 4,658 GRT ocean liner ran aground on a reef east of Plum Point Lighthouse while attempting to enter Kingston Harbour. The lighthouse was not working due to a recent earthquake contributing to the disaster.

18 January[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 18 January 1907
Ship Country Description
Patricia  Greece The vessel collided with Moringen ( Norway) off the Haisboro' Light, England and sank.[28]

19 January[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 19 January 1907
Ship Country Description
Marie  United States The steamer sank in a strong windstorm while tied to the bank at Evansville, Indiana. Later raised.[29]
Marie Thérese  France The brigantine was wrecked on the Helwick Sands, in the Bristol Channel. Her eight crew survived. She was on a voyage from Arcachon, Loire-Inférieure to Swansea, Glamorgan, United Kingdom.[30]
Maud Malloch  United States The 116-gross register ton schooner was stranded at Otter Point on the coast of Maine. All three people on board survived.[6]
Naworth Castle  United Kingdom The steamer collided with the ocean liner Vaderland ( Belgium) in the English Channel off the Goodwin Sands and sank.[28]

20 January[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 20 January 1907
Ship Country Description
A. C. Brower  United States The laid up steamer was washed ashore at Buffalo, New York when part of the harbor's breakwater was destroyed in a gale and snowstorm.[31][32]
Annie M. Ash  United States The 1,258-gross register ton schooner barge or scow barge foundered off Fire Island on the coast of Long Island, New York. All five people on board survived.[8]
Hurlbut W. Smith  United States The laid up steamer was washed ashore at Buffalo, New York when part of the harbor's breakwater was destroyed in a gale and snowstorm. The vessel was refloated on 15 July.[33]
J. Q. Riddle  United States The laid up steamer was washed ashore at Buffalo, New York when part of the harbor's breakwater was destroyed in a gale and snowstorm.[34][35]
Monroe C. Smith  United States The laid up steamer was washed ashore at Buffalo, New York when part of the harbor's breakwater was destroyed in a gale and snowstorm.[36][37]
Vigilant  United States The 92-gross register ton motor vessel was stranded on Pearl Island, Newfoundland. All 10 people on board survived.[5]
William Nottingham  United States The laid up steamer was washed ashore at Buffalo, New York when part of the harbor's breakwater was destroyed in a gale and snowstorm. The vessel was refloated on 28 June.[38]

21 January[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 21 January 1907
Ship Country Description
Dictator  United States The tug was damaged in a collision with ferry Goshen ( United States) in the North River off Twentieth Street, New York City. She headed for dock at Thirteenth Street, Hoboken, New Jersey, but sank in shoal water off Hoboken.[39]
Montana  United States The 852-gross register ton schooner barge or scow barge foundered in a gale with heavy seas 300 feet (91 m) off the entrance buoy for Great Salt Pond Harbor, Block Island off the coast of Rhode Island. Wreck removed with dynamite between 1–16 May. All four people on board were rescued by a tug.[6][40][41][42]

22 January[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 22 January 1907
Ship Country Description
Cohasset  United States The 965-gross register ton schooner burned at Canton, Maryland. All five people on board survived.[21]
Fiheman  United States The 174-gross register ton schooner foundered off Cape Elizabeth, Maine. All five people on board survived.[21]
"Marie"  United States The steamer sank at Evansville, Indiana.[43]

23 January[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 23 January 1907
Ship Country Description
Success  United States With no one on board, the 13-gross register ton screw steamer foundered in Lake Washington in Washington.[5]

24 January[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 24 January 1907
Ship Country Description
Adam W. Spies  United States The 1,222-gross register ton schooner was stranded 40 nautical miles (74 km; 46 mi) west of Stirrup Key in the Florida Keys. All 10 people on board survived.[8]
Addie  United States The 80-gross register ton schooner was stranded on Turtle Island Ledge off the coast of Maine. All three people on board survived.[8]

25 January[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 25 January 1907
Ship Country Description
Clemente  United States The 7-gross register ton motor vessel was lost when she collided with the screw steamer Carmel ( United States) in the harbor at San Pedro, California. Both people on board survived.[3]
J. C. Elliott  United States The 29-gross register ton motor vessel was lost when she collided with the screw steamer Carmel ( United States) in the harbor at San Pedro, California. All four people on board survived.[3]
Richard III  United States The 985-gross register ton barge was cast adrift and abandoned during a gale by her towing vessel, the steamer Alaskan ( United States), in Clarence Strait in the Alexander Archipelago in Southeast Alaska due to the bad weather and low fuel. All six people aboard survived. She eventually was wrecked without loss of life in Virago Sound on Graham Island in the Queen Charlotte Islands in British Columbia, Canada.[1][44]
Samuel H. Sharp  United States The 236-gross register ton schooner was stranded on Cape May on the coast of New Jersey and broke up. The United States Life-Saving Service rescued all six people on board.[45][6]

27 January[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 27 January 1907
Ship Country Description
India Givens  United States The 28-gross register ton sternwheel paddle steamer burned whiling lying at the bank of the Mississippi River at Hickman, Kentucky. All 20 people on board survived, but she was declared a total loss.[3][46]

28 January[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 28 January 1907
Ship Country Description
J. M. Bowell  United States The steamer was at her landing in the upper Green River and sprung a leak and sank.[47]

29 January[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 29 January 1907
Ship Country Description
J. N. Pharr  United States The 16-gross register ton sternwheel paddle steamer burned to the waterline and sank in six feet (1.8 m) of water in Lake Des Allemands, Louisiana. All six people on board survived,[3][48]

31 January[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 31 January 1907
Ship Country Description
Andrew Adams  United States The 812-gross register ton schooner was stranded on Isla Barú near Cartagena, Colombia. All eight people on board survived.[8]
G. T. Melton  United States The 347-gross register ton sternwheel paddle steamer was stranded at Lumber City, Georgia. All eight people on board survived.[3]

February[edit]

2 February[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 2 February 1907
Ship Country Description
Charles Loring  United States The 552-gross register ton bark was lost in a collision with the screw steamer Seneca ( United States) off Sandy Hook, New Jersey, 15 nautical miles (28 km; 17 mi) off the Scotland Lightship. Her entire crew of 10 was taken off by Seneca and survived.[8][49]
Elsie  United States The tug sank at Union Dock, Baltimore, Maryland. Raised on 4 February.[50]

3 February[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 3 February 1907
Ship Country Description
Alpha  United States The 300-gross register ton schooner was stranded on the coast of Oregon 9 miles (14 km) north of the mouth of the Umpqua River. All eight people on board made it to shore on their own. After many failed attempts at refloating her, she was declared an economic total loss and abandoned in June or July 1907.[19][51]

4 February[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 4 February 1907
Ship Country Description
Solano  United States The 728-gross register ton schooner was stranded on the coast of Washington 4 miles (6.4 km) south of Willapa Bay. All 10 people on board survived.[52]
Tena A. Cotton  United States The 377-gross register ton schooner was stranded at Ocean City, Maryland. All seven people on board survived.[6]
Zaza  United States The 17-gross register ton schooner was stranded on San Clemente Island in the Channel Islands off California. All six people on board survived.[17]

5 February[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 5 February 1907
Ship Country Description
Bala  United States The 678-gross register ton schooner barge or scow barge foundered off Atlantic City, New Jersey with the loss of all three people on board.[8]
Darby  United States The 1,513-gross register ton schooner barge or scow barge foundered off Atlantic City, New Jersey. All five people on board survived.[21]
Ellen F. Gleason  United States The 72-gross register ton schooner sank when she collided with the screw steamer Winifredian ( United Kingdom) in the North Atlantic Ocean 300 nautical miles (560 km; 350 mi) northeast of Boston, Massachusetts. All 14 people on board survived.[21]
Parker  United States The tow steamer's boiler exploded and she burned to the waterline and sank near Williams Island in the Tennessee River. Two crewmen were killed.[53]
Portland  United Kingdom The Clyde Shipping Company-owned cargo ship collided with and was run down by Welshman near Greenock, Scotland. She was carrying a cargo of whisky valued at £8,000.[54]
Wm. F. Witzemann  United States The 473-gross register ton schooner was stranded 4 miles (6.4 km) north of Bolinas, California. All seven people on board survived.[17]
Woodbury  United States The 735-gross register ton schooner barge or scow barge was stranded off Highland Light on Cape Cod on the coast of Massachusetts in a gale and snowstorm. The United States Life-Saving Service rescued all three people on board. She broke up on 19 February.[55][17]

6 February[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 6 February 1907
Ship Country Description
Bala  United States The barge, under tow by the steamer Waltham ( United States), sprung a leak before midnight on 5 February, and then sank on 6 February near Absecon, New Jersey, with the loss of all three hands.[56]
Darby  United States The barge sprung a leak before midnight on 5 February. Her crew was rescued by her tow steamer, Waltham ( United States), at 12:15 on 6 February. The barge then sank near Absecon, New Jersey.[57]
Hilda  United States The 647-gross register ton schooner was stranded on Diamond Shoal off Cape Hatteras, North Carolina, in a heavy gale with the loss of all seven people on board.[1][58]

7 February[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 7 February 1907
Ship Country Description
John K. Kirkman  United States The 37-gross register ton schooner was lost when she struck a pier at Jamestown Island on the James River in Virginia. All three people on board survived.[1]

8 February[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 8 February 1907
Ship Country Description
Richmond  United States The steamer was stranded on Pine Tree Point three miles (4.8 km) miles west north west of the Benton Point, Rhode Island Life Saving Station. Her crew made it to shore on their own. The vessel was refloated on 5 March.[59]

9 February[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 9 February 1907
Ship Country Description
Helen J. Seitz  United States The 2,547-gross register ton schooner was stranded at Beach Haven, New Jersey. All 12 people on board survived.[1]

10 February[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 10 February 1907
Ship Country Description
Joseph B. Williams  United States The steamer struck a landing at Memphis, Tennessee and sank.[60]
Sara Louise  United States The steamer struck a snag and sank in the Neuse River 21 miles (34 km) above Newbern, North Carolina. One deck hand missing.[61]
Unknown  United States Three unidentified coal boats were destroyed in the sinking of Joseph B. Williams ( United States) at Memphis, Tennessee.[62]

11 February[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 11 February 1907
Ship Country Description
Harry Knowlton  United States The 317-gross register ton schooner was damaged in a collision with the sidewheel paddle steamer Larchmont ( United States) in Block Island Sound off Watch Hill, Rhode Island. Her crew of seven abandoned ship and survived. She eventually drifted ashore off the United States Life-Saving Service station at Quonochontaug, Rhode Island.[21][63]
Jean Bart  French Navy The Alger-class protected cruiser was wrecked at Ras Nouadhibou, French West Africa.[64]
Larchmont  United States The 1,605-gross register ton sidewheel paddle steamer sank after a collision with the schooner Harry Knowlton ( United States) in 140 feet (43 m) of water in Block Island Sound off Watch Hill, Rhode Island in a gale. Sources disagree on the death toll among the 150 people on board: Either 123 or 133 – 89 passengers and 44 crew – were lost, either in the sinking, or from exposure in her lifeboats. The United States Life-Saving Service rescued 20 survivors.[3][65][66][67][68]
Sprague  United States The steamer struck a rock dike in the Mississippi River just below Memphis, Tennessee, and sank.[69]
Sylvester Hale  United States After losing her rudder and going out of control, the 125-gross register ton schooner was damaged in a collision with barges being towed by the steamer Patience ( United States) off New Haven Light on the coast of Connecticut. She was taken in tow by Patience, but sank off Stratford, Connecticut. All four people on board survived.[6][70]
Unidentified coal boats  United States Nine unidentified coal boats were destroyed in the sinking of Sprague ( United States) just below Memphis, Tennessee.[71]

12 February[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 12 February 1907
Ship Country Description
Cascade  United States The laid up steamer sprung a leak and sank at the foot of Twenty-Second Street, Pittsburgh on the Monongahela River. Raised and repaired.[72]
Sego  United States The steamer sank at Sanborn Landing in the Crooked River.[73]

13 February[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 13 February 1907
Ship Country Description
Pemberton  United States The 839-gross register ton schooner barge or scow barge burned one mile (1.6 km) north east of the Nobska Light, Massachusetts. Wreck removed with Dynamite between 2–30 April. All three people on board survived.[6][74][75]

14 February[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 14 February 1907
Ship Country Description
Florence Witherbee  United States The 84-gross register ton screw steamer sank after colliding with the tug USS Accomac ( United States Navy) off the Palafox Street Wharf at Pensacola, Florida. All five people on board survived, but Florence Witherbee was declared a total loss.[3][76]
Hiawatha  United States The tug struck a sunken coal boat 1,000 to 1,200 yards (910 to 1,100 m) off the old Fort Lee, New Jersey, ferry dock and sank.[77]

16 February[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 16 February 1907
Ship Country Description
F. Y. Batchelor  United States The 313-gross register ton sternwheel paddle steamer was crushed by ice on the Missouri River at Running Water, South Dakota. All eight people on board survived.[10]
Portland  United States The steamer ran aground on a reef off Entrance Island, she pulled herself off the rocks and was beached on Gabriola Island.[78]
Susie B  United States The 41-gross register ton sternwheel motor paddle vessel was "cut down by ice" on the Missouri River at Running Water, South Dakota. Both people on board survived.[79]

17 February[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 17 February 1907
Ship Country Description
Irene  United States The 33-gross register ton schooner was stranded on Hospital Key in the Dry Tortugas in the Gulf of Mexico. All seven people on board survived.[1]
Marguerite Mirabaud  France The barque ran aground and was wrecked in fog close to Glenledi on the southeast coast of New Zealand while carrying wine and coal briquettes from La Rochelle, France, to Tahiti. All lives saved.[80]
Madeira  United States The tow steamer sank in the Delaware River while docked at Pier 40 South in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, when the rising tide caused the vessel to hang on the dock, tip, and fill with water.[81]
Red River  United States The 97-gross register ton sternwheel paddle steamer sprang a leak and sank in the Red River of the South while docked at Alexandria, Louisiana. All 23 people on board survived.[5][82]

18 February[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 18 February 1907
Ship Country Description
Alaska  United States The 855-gross register ton schooner barge or scow barge sank in a gale and snowstorm off the coast of Massachusetts in shallow water one and a quarter nautical miles (2.3 km; 1.4 mi) north of the United States Life-Saving Service station at Highland with the loss of all four people on board. She later broke up.[8][83]
Girard  United States The 841-gross register ton schooner barge or scow barge was stranded gale and snowstorm on the coast of Massachusetts 1 mile (1.6 km) north of the United States Life-Saving Service station at Highland with the loss of one life. The U.S. Life-Saving Service rescued her master and one crewman.[21][84]
H. P. Dilworth  United States The laid-up steamer sprung a leak and sank in the Monongahela River at Rices Landing, Pennsylvania. She was raised and repaired.[85]
Helen M. Atwood  United States The 718-gross register ton schooner was stranded on Arenas Bank on the coast of Puerto Rico. All eight people on board survived.[21]
Maggie Hastings  United States The 31-gross register ton schooner sank in the Chickahominy River in Virginia. Both people on board survived.[1]

19 February[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 19 February 1907
Ship Country Description
Oriole  United States The 19-gross register ton sternwheel motor paddle vessel was "cut down by ice" on the Missouri River at Starcher, South Dakota. All three people on board survived.[10]

20 February[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 20 February 1907
Ship Country Description
Darling  United States The steamer was sunk in a collision with the tow of another steamer and sank near Brunot Island in the Ohio River.[86]
Hugoma  United States The 2,183-gross register ton iron-hulled screw steamer – a cargo ship – was rammed in the Mississippi River off New Orleans, Louisiana, by the armored cruiser Kléber ( French Navy) and subsequently sank in 100 feet (30 m) of water. There were 25 people on board Hugoma; sources disagree as to whether all of them survived or seven crewmen died.[3][87]

21 February[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 21 February 1907
Ship Country Description
Berlin  United Kingdom The steam ferry ran aground, broke in two, broke apart, and sank on the granite breakwater at the entrance to the New Waterway, Hook of Holland in a gale, with the loss of 85 passengers and 48 crew, many from exposure or washed away by high waves. Eight people were rescued by tug Hellevoetsilius and 3 women by Tug Wodan.[88][89]
Bessie K  United States The 98-gross register ton motor vessel capsized in the Pacific Ocean off the mouth of the Coquille River on he coast of Oregon. All nine people on board perished.[17]

22 February[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 22 February 1907
Ship Country Description
Caroline  United States The tug struck a sheet of ice in the Seekonk River in Rhode Island and was beached. Her stern sank.[90]
Imperatrix  Austro-Hungarian Empire The steamer ran aground off Cape Elaphonissi, Crete and was wrecked. 38 died in a lifeboat trying to get to shore. 102 survived.[91]
Marion  United States The 206-gross register ton screw steamer caught fire in Wadmalaw Sound on the coast of South Carolina between New Cut and Hart's Wharf. She was run to Hart's Wharf, where she burned to the waterline. Of the 58 people on board, 24 were killed.[3][92][93]

23 February[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 23 February 1907
Ship Country Description
Victor  United States The 100-gross register ton sternwheel paddle steamer was struck by a barge while pulling stranded barges off the bank at Sibley Chute in the Mississippi River at Pendleton, Arkansas, causing her to list, fill, and sink. All 10 people on board survived, but she was declared a total loss.[5][94]

24 February[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 24 February 1907
Ship Country Description
Gjøa  Norway The 3,645 GRT steamship on a passage from Port Talbot for Iquique with a cargo of dynamite and coal ran aground on Maio island and was wrecked. Attempts to refloat her failed and she broke up and was abandoned in early April.
Oriole  United States The laid up motor boat was sunk by high water and ice in the Missouri River at Starcher, South Dakota.[95]

25 February[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 25 February 1907
Ship Country Description
William Neely  United States The schooner developed a leak and was in danger of sinking and anchored in Lookout Bight, North Carolina, beached the next day.[96]

26 February[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 26 February 1907
Ship Country Description
Utaca  United States The tug sank at dock at Pier 41 in the North River. The engineer reported water inflow and a possible hit by a propeller of another steamer.[97]

27 February[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 27 February 1907
Ship Country Description
Morancy  United States The 198-gross register ton schooner sank 70 nautical miles (130 km; 81 mi) south of Monhegan Island off the coast of Maine. All six people on board survived.[6]

Unknown date[edit]

List of shipwrecks: Unknown date February 1907
Ship Country Description
Anna Austin  United States The 19-gross register ton sternwheel motor paddle vessel was "cut down by ice" on the Missouri River at Ponca, Nebraska. Both people on board survived.[52]

March[edit]

1 March[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 1 March 1907
Ship Country Description
Corona  United States With 153 people on board, the 1,492-gross register ton iron-hulled screw steamer was stranded on the bar at Humboldt Bay on the coast of California. A seaman sent out on a lifeboat to render assistance drowned. Sources disagree on the fate of the other people one board, claiming both that they all survived and that two passengers were killed. Survivors were rescued by the United States Life-Saving Service. Corona was declared a total loss.[3][98][99]
Pearl M.  United States The 11-gross register ton screw steamer burned in 7 to 10 feet (2.1 to 3.0 m) of water at East Deglaize near Patterson, Louisiana. All three people on board survived, but she was declared a total loss.[5][100]

3 March[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 3 March 1907
Ship Country Description
Dakota  United States
Dakota one hour after she struck the reef.
The 20,714-gross register ton iron-hulled Great Northern Steamship Company screw steamer was wrecked on a reef in the Pacific Ocean off either Shirahama or Yokohama (sources disagree), Japan in fog. All 376 people on board abandoned ship in her lifeboats and survived. She later was scrapped on site. At her launch in 1905 she and her sister ship Minnesota ( United States) were the largest passenger ships ever built in the United States.[3][101]
Juniata  United States The 9-gross register ton screw steamer ran aground on a reef near Sucia Island in Puget Sound on the coast of Washington. All three people on board survived, but she was declared a total loss.[3][102]
Oakland  United States The motor vessel struck bottom and was damaged off the south jetty in Humboldt Bay on the coast of California after she went off course due to a missing buoy. She was beached to prevent her from sinking.[103]

4 March[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 4 March 1907
Ship Country Description
Congo  United Kingdom The Elder Dempster 1,687 GRT cargo/passenger ship was sunk after colliding with "SS Nerissa" (flag unknown) near Borkum, Netherlands at the Mouth of the Ems River.[104]

5 March[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 5 March 1907
Ship Country Description
Gymnote  French Navy The submarine ran aground. She was refloated, but became a total loss when she sank on 19 June while drydocked for repairs.

6 March[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 6 March 1907
Ship Country Description
Fillmore  United States The 50-gross register ton schooner was stranded in Boston Harbor on the coast of Massachusetts. Both people on board survived.[105]
John J. Ward  United States The 295-gross register ton schooner dragged anchor in a heavy squall and snowstorm and struck the breakwater at Lewes, Delaware and sank. All six people on board survived.[1][106]

7 March[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 7 March 1907
Ship Country Description
Dundonald  United Kingdom The barque ran aground on Disappointment Island in the Auckland Islands south of New Zealand and sank. Twelve of crew drowned, and one other subsequently died. The remaining 15 crew members were shipwrecked for seven months until rescued by the government steamer NZGSS Hinemoa ( New Zealand).

8 March[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 8 March 1907
Ship Country Description
F. Y. Batchelor  United States The laid-up steamer was sunk by ice at Running Water, South Dakota. She was a total loss.[107]
Stanley H. Minor  United States The 696-gross register ton schooner was stranded on the Frying Pan Shoals off the coast of North Carolina. All eight people on board survived.[17]
Susie B.  United States The laid-up ferry was sunk by ice at Running Water, South Dakota. She was a total loss.[108]
William H. Bailey  United States The 489-gross register ton schooner was abandoned off Cape Hatteras, North Carolina. All six people on board survived.[17]

9 March[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 9 March 1907
Ship Country Description
Ryder  United States The barge was sunk in a collision with Dover ( United States) in the Delaware River in the Horseshoe ranges.[109]

10 March[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 10 March 1907
Ship Country Description
John H. Kuck  United States The 16-gross register ton schooner was stranded at Lockwoods Folly Inlet on the coast of North Carolina. Both people on board survived.[1]

12 March[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 12 March 1907
Ship Country Description
Hattie Douglas  United States The 13-gross register ton schooner was "cut down by ice" off Sandy Hook, New Jersey. All three people on board survived.[1]
Iéna  French Navy The battleship was destroyed by an on-board explosion caused by the spontaneous ignition of nitrocellulose while in drydock at Toulon, France, killing 118. Burning fragments started a small fire aboard the battleship Suffren ( French Navy) in an adjacent drydock.

13 March[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 13 March 1907
Ship Country Description
Cruiser  United States The steamer struck the wall of Lock No. 3, Ohio River in fog and sank. One crewman was killed. Survivors escaped in yawls.[110]
Hattie  United States The coal boat was sunk in a collision with Baltic ( United Kingdom) in the North River off Desbrosses Street.[111]
Jessie  United States The 7-gross register ton sternwheel motor paddle vessel sank in the Ohio River. Both people on board survived.[3]
Landseer  United States The 1,372-gross register ton schooner barge or scow barge sank off Absecon, New Jersey. All four people on board survived.[1]
Ryder  United States The barge, under tow of M. E. Scully ( United States), sprung a leak and sank in the Atlantic Ocean between Little Egg Harbor and Brigantine Shoal in a strong wind, rough seas, and fog. The crew were rescued by M. E. Scully.[112]
Winnifred  United States While tied up at the mouth of Tenmile Creek on the Monongahela River in Pennsylvania, the 10-gross register ton sternwheel paddle steamer was swept away by a flood and was wrecked at Brownsville, Pennsylvania. All four people on board survived, but she foundered and was abandoned.[5][113]

14 March[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 14 March 1907
Ship Country Description
Crescent  United States The tug was sunk in a collision in thick fog with Margaret ( United States) at dock on the south side of Pier 1 in the North River. Raised and repaired.[114]
Gowanburn  United Kingdom The steamer stranded on Long Island, New York 12 miles east of the fire Island Light, and 800 yards south west of the Blue Point, New York Life Saving Station in dense fog. She was refloated on the 23rd. 1 member of the wrecking crew died during the salvage operation. crew rescued by the United States Life Saving Service.[115]
Queen City  United States The 114-gross register ton steam screw cargo ship burned either while tied up at a dock in Seaconnet, Rhode Island, or while off Sakonnet Point on the coast of Rhode Island (sources differ). All six people on board survived.[5][116]

17 March[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 17 March 1907
Ship Country Description
Suevic  United Kingdom
The wreck of Suevic

The White Star Line passenger ship ran aground in thick fog and heavy seas on Lizard Point, Cornwall, England on 17 March 1907. Four lifeboats saved 456 people from the wreck, the largest number ever saved by the Royal Naval Lifeboat Institution from a single vessel. Her wreck later was blown in half by salvagers using dynamite. Her stern section was taken to Southampton to be attached to a new bow. The old bow was left on the rocks.[117][118]

Tronador  Netherlands The steamer ran aground and was wrecked near Chanaral, Chile.[119]

18 March[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 18 March 1907
Ship Country Description
Gondolier  United States The steamer was fired upon by angry townspeople fearfull that her wake would flood their homes during a high water event on the Kanawha River at Charleston, West Virginia. 15 rounds holed her hull causing her to be beached.[120]
Jebba  United Kingdom
Jebba
The steamer ran aground at Bolt Tail and wrecked in thick fog and heavy seas. Seventy passengers, mostly soldiers, and her crew were rescued with breeches buoy.[121][122]
Newstead  United Kingdom The steamer ran aground near Cuckmere in thick fog and heavy seas. Despite being declared a total loss, she was refloated, repaired and returned to service.[123][124]

19 March[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 19 March 1907
Ship Country Description
Northwestern  United States The steamer ran aground on a reef when a storm pushed her onto a reef in Beatson Bay near Latouche. Refloated sometime in April.[125][126]
Tioga  United States The tow canal boat, under tow of Alpha ( United States), was pushed by an ebb tide in the cribbing of the Grays Ferry Bridge causing her to sink in the Schuylkill River in 15 feet (4.6 m) of water.[127]
Walter J. Tice  United States The tug was sunk at dock when a car float broke loose from tug Sayre ( United States) in the North River off Gansevoort Street striking her stern causing her to roll over and sink. Two rail cars were lost off the float.[128]

21 March[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 21 March 1907
Ship Country Description
Minnette  United States The 23-gross register ton schooner was lost off San Francisco, California, when she collided with the barge Ruth ( United States). Both people on board survived.[6]

22 March[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 22 March 1907
Ship Country Description
Elsia Marie  United States The 16-gross register ton sloop sank in the Gulf of Mexico off Florida between Anclote Key and Egmont Key. The only person on board survived.[21]
Mystery  United States The 31-gross register ton schooner capsized off Point Pedro, California with the loss of all four people on board.[6]

23 March[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 23 March 1907
Ship Country Description
John Lambert  United States The 30-gross register ton schooner was stranded off Angel Island in San Francisco Bay on the coast of California. Both people on board survived.[1]

24 March[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 24 March 1907
Ship Country Description
J. F. Whitcomb  United States The 167-gross register ton schooner was stranded on the beach on Assateague Island on the coast of Virginia. All five people on board survived.[1]

25 March[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 25 March 1907
Ship Country Description
Samson  United States The laid up steamer was sunk by ice at Winona, Minnesota.[129]

27 March[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 27 March 1907
Ship Country Description
Arthur C. Wade  United States The 699-gross register ton schooner was stranded on the St. Helena Shoal in the Savannah River in South Carolina. All seven people on board survived.[8]
Julia  United States The 798-gross register ton bark was stranded at Arecibo, Puerto Rico. All 13 people on board survived.[1]

28 March[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 28 March 1907
Ship Country Description
Clarke Oil Tank No. 3  United States The 512-gross register ton barge sank in the harbor at Galveston, Texas. All four people on board survived.[79]
Kilbrennan  United Kingdom The 3,640 GRT steamer on a voyage from Barry to Diego Suarez with coal ran aground on Fish Point, near Port Alfred and subsequently wrecked.

30 March[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 30 March 1907
Ship Country Description
Lillie  United States The schooner was wrecked at Unalaska in the Aleutian Islands.[130]
Rita  United States The 29-gross register ton motor yacht departed Miami, Florida, bound for New York City with eight people on board and was never heard from again.[5]

Unknown date[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 18 March 1907
Ship Country Description
Fairhaven  United States The sternwheel paddle steamer was blown onto the dock at Coupeville, Washington, during a gale, and then on to the shore, suffering substantial damage. She was refloated, repaired, and returned to service.

April[edit]

1 April[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 1 April 1907
Ship Country Description
Hereford  Norway The barque was wrecked at Hatteras Island, North Carolina, United States with the loss of three of her crew. Survivors were rescued by Olivemore (flag unknown). Hereford was on a voyage from Pensacola, Florida to Buenos Aires, Argentina.
John D. Dailey  United States The tug was sunk in a collision with the ferry Musconetcong ( United States) in the North River off Christopher Street in New York City. Two crewmen were killed.[131]
Mascotte  United States The laid-up steamer sank at dock at Hancock, Michigan.[132]
Sarah  United States While no one was on board, the 11-gross register ton sloop was stranded at Pensacola, Florida.[6]

2 April[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 2 April 1907
Ship Country Description
Odiak  United States The steamer, while under tow by Alitak ( United States), sank in a gale off Port Etches in 10 fathoms (60 ft; 18 m) of water.[133]

3 April[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 3 April 1907
Ship Country Description
Arthur Sewall  United States The 3,209-gross register ton iron-hulled full-rigged ship departed Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, bound for Seattle, Washington, with 28 people on board and was never heard from again.[19]

4 April[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 4 April 1907
Ship Country Description
Blue Wing  United States The steamer struck an obstruction in the Kentucky River near Steels Landing and sank in 15 feet (4.6 m) of water. Raised and repaired.[134]
W. C. Jutte  United States The steamer struck a hidden obstruction off Twenty-Sixth Street, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania on the Allegheny River and sank. One crewman was killed.[135]

5 April[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 5 April 1907
Ship Country Description
City of Troy  United States The 1,527-gross register ton sidewheel paddle steamer caught fire on the Hudson River off Yonkers, New York. While her crew fought the fire, she docked at Gould's Dock at Dobbs Ferry, New York, on the Hudson River and landed her passengers. All 124 passengers and crew survived, but the fire destroyed the vessel.[17][136][137]
S. R. Lane  United States The 72-gross register ton schooner sank off Mile End in Boston, Massachusetts. All three people on board survived.[6]

7 April[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 7 April 1907
Ship Country Description
William D. Becker  United States The 1,046-gross register ton schooner barge or scow barge sank off Barnegat, New Jersey. All four people on board survived.[17]

8 April[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 8 April 1907
Ship Country Description
Blanch unknown The schooner ran aground and was wrecked at Kalbacks Head, Lunenburg, Nova Scotia.[138]
John Moren  United States The 284-gross register ton sterwheel paddle steamer burned while tied to the riverbank at Cairo, Illinois. The only person on board survived.[3][139]

9 April[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 9 April 1907
Ship Country Description
Frank W. Cummiskey, jr.  United States The 351-gross register ton barge sank in the Shenandoah River off Newport, Virginia, with the loss of both people on board.[1]
Jerome  United States The 53-gross register ton schooner was stranded in Mobjack Bay on the coast of Virginia. All four people on board survived.[105]
N. J. Nessen  United States The steamer was sunk by ice at Pine Lake, Michigan.[140]
Unidentified barge  United States The tug Dixie ( United States) abandoned five barges in the Chesapeake Bay between Wolf Trap and New Point, Virginia. One barge sank, killing two people on board, and one death occurred on another barge.[141]

10 April[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 10 April 1907
Ship Country Description
Adolph Ohrig  United States The 1,448-gross register ton bark departed New York City bound for San Francisco, California, with 18 people on board and was never heard from again.[19]

11 April[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 11 April 1907
Ship Country Description
N. J. Nessen  United States The steamer was running through heavy ice near East Jordan, Michigan when ice cut through her hull and she sank. Raised and repaired. Crew was rescued.[142]

12 April[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 12 April 1907
Ship Country Description
Chinook  United States The 785-gross register ton barge lost her tow on the bar at Coos Bay, Oregon and was anchored in the breakers. All six people on board made it to shore in her Lifeboat. On the 13th she dragged anchor, went ashore and broke up. $1,000 worth of property was salvaged.[12][143]
Everett Webster  United States The 476-gross register ton schooner was abandoned in the North Atlantic Ocean either off Cape Hatteras, North Carolina, or at 41°41′N 057°10′W / 41.683°N 57.167°W / 41.683; -57.167 (Everett Webster) (the source provides both locations). All eight people on board survived.[21]

13 April[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 13 April 1907
Ship Country Description
Arcadia  United States The 230-gross register ton screw steamer foundered in a wind and snowstorm off Big Sable, Michigan, on the east side of Lake Michigan between Manistee, Michigan, and Two Rivers, Wisconsin. Sources differ on the number of casualties, saying both that all 12 people on board lost their lives and that 11 people died, another that her captain, his wife, ten crewmen and another captain and his wife, who were passengers, all died.[52][144][145][146]

16 April[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 16 April 1907
Ship Country Description
Delta  United States The steamer caught fire, burned to the water's edge, and sank just below Lock No. 1 opposite Dickerson, West Virginia on the Great Kanawha River.[147]
Lucifer  United Kingdom The 3,823 GRT steam tanker on a voyage from New York City to Dublin and Belfast with a cargo of oil sprang a leak on 8 April in the Atlantic Ocean about 870 miles from New York and was abandoned and eventually foundered on 16 April. The crew was saved by the steamer Sagami and landed at Falmouth on 28 April.
Sanders  United States The steamer was damaged crossing the Bar of Little River, South Carolina and sank. Total loss.[148]
Ukiah  United States The railroad ferry sank at the foot of East Street, San Francisco due to errors in handling the off loading of railroad cars. Later raised.[149]

18 April[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 18 April 1907
Ship Country Description
Annie B.  United States The steamer sank in the St. Johns River off Commodores Point just east of Jacksonville, Florida during a terrific storm. Later raised. Her master was killed.[150]
J. Bonner  United States The steamer was sunk at dock while fitting out at Vans Harbor, Michigan when a seacock was opened.[151]
Sanders  United States The 74-gross register ton screw steamer was stranded on the Little River[disambiguation needed] Bar on the coast of North Carolina. All seven people on board survived.[5]
Sardinian  United States The 124-gross register ton schooner was stranded on Metinic Island on the coast of Maine. All five people on board survived.[6]

19 April[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 19 April 1907
Ship Country Description
HMS Ariel  Royal Navy The destroyer was wrecked when she struck a breakwater outside Grand Harbour, Valletta, Malta. All of her crew survived and were rescued by the destroyer HMS Bruiser ( Royal Navy).[152]

20 April[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 20 April 1907
Ship Country Description
Marie Gilbert  United States The 586-gross register ton motor vessel was stranded on Masson Bar near Mayport, Florida. All eight people on board survived.[3]

21 April[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 21 April 1907
Ship Country Description
Catherine G. Howard  United States The 122-gross register ton schooner was wrecked on Bantam Rocks 1 mile south south west of the Damiscove Island Life Saving Station. 10 Dories and other equipment was salvaged. 15 crewmen rescued by private boat and 5 by the United States Life Saving Service.[8][153]

22 April[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 22 April 1907
Ship Country Description
Eden  United States The 40-gross register ton schooner sank off Billingsport, New Jersey, with the loss of three lives. There were seven survivors.[105]
Susquehanna  United States The barge, under tow of Elmer E. Keeler ( United States), foundered three miles (4.8 km) west of the Cornfield lightship in Block Island Sound. Her captain died.[154]

23 April[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 23 April 1907
Ship Country Description
American Eagle  United States The 18-gross register ton schooner was stranded on the York Spit Bar on the coast of Virginia. Both people on board survived.[19]
Attaquin  United States The sail and steam yacht was wrecked on Two Cay Reef, British Honduras.[155]
Charles W. Parker  United States The 57-gross register ton schooner was stranded in dense fog and sank at Absecon Inlet on the coast of New Jersey. She was stripped and abandoned. All 11 people on board made it to shore in the ship's boat.[8][156]
Searchlight
(or Search Light)
 United States The 9-gross register ton steam screw fishing vessel, or Tug, foundered on Lake Huron in a gale. She was lost with all six hands.[5][157][158]

24 April[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 24 April 1907
Ship Country Description
John Kelderhouse  United States After the 43-gross register ton steam screw tug sprung a leak on Lake Erie, she was beached near Dunkirk, New York, to prevent her from sinking and was abandoned. All four people on board survived.[159]
Pioneer  United States The freighter burned at Pier 24 at the foot of Harrison Street in the North River.[160]

25 April[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 25 April 1907
Ship Country Description
J. Daggit  United States The 8-gross register ton sloop was destroyed by an explosion in Albemarle Sound on the coast of North Carolina. All four people on board survived.[1]

26 April[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 26 April 1907
Ship Country Description
Col. L. F. Peck  United States The 166-gross register ton canal boat sank off Stamford, Connecticut. The only person on board survived.[161]
Phil Scheckel  United States The steamer struck a rock and sank off Johnsons Key in four and a half feet (1.4 m) of water. Raised immediately.[162]

27 April[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 27 April 1907
Ship Country Description
Radiant  United States The tug was swamped by a large wave in Chesapeake Bay causing her to careen, fill with water and sink off the Magothy River.[163]
Searchlight  United States The fishing tug was lost with crew of five (or six) in Lake Michigan outside Harbor Beach, Huron County Michigan.[164][165] In November 1913 some of the wreckage and the remains of an unknown crewman were found at Harbor Beach after the Great Lakes Storm of 1913.[166]

29 April[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 29 April 1907
Ship Country Description
Alexander Nimick  United States The steamer was running through heavy ice in the Portage River in Michigan when ice stove in her hull and she sank in 16 feet (4.9 m) of water. Raised and repaired.[167]
Anna  United States The 488-gross register ton schooner was stranded in thick fog on Campobello Island in New Brunswick, or on Nancy Ledge in Quoddy Bay three miles (4.8 km) east of the Quoddy Head, Maine Life Saving Station. She broke up when the tide came in, a total loss. Some property was salvaged. All seven people on board survived.[8][168]
Buffalo  United States The 60-gross register ton screw steamer was running through heavy ice in the Portage River in Michigan when ice stove in her hull and she sank in 48 feet (15 m) of water. All six people on board survived.[17][169][170]
Fearless  United States The 24-gross register ton screw steamer burned to the waterline at Colee Dock in Jacksonville, Florida. All four people on board survived.[3][171]
Lakewood  United States The 586-gross register ton schooner was lost in a collision with the screw steamer Livingstone ( Norway) in the North Atlantic Ocean off Cape Hatteras, North Carolina. All eight people on board survived.[1]
Pilgrim  United States The 299-gross register ton passenger-cargo ship – a screw steamer – sprung a leak on Lake Huron after hitting ice and was beached at Fort Gratiot, Michigan, to prevent her from sinking, but she was run too far up the beach and became a total loss. She was stripped, abandoned, and broken up. All 31 or 34 people on board were rescued by the United States Life Saving Service.[5][172][173][174]

30 April[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 30 April 1907
Ship Country Description
L. B. Johnson  United States The tow steamer sprung a leak on Lake Erie and was beached. Total loss.[175]
New York Central No. 4  United States The tug was sunk in a collision in fog with the passenger steamer C. W. Morse ( United States) in the North River off Twenty-ninth Street. One crewman was killed. Survivors rescued by C. W. Morse and a tug.[176]

May[edit]

1 May[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 1 May 1907
Ship Country Description
L. B. Johnson  United States The 42-gross register ton screw steamer was stranded at Fairport, Ohio. All four people on board survived.[10]
Maggic  United States The steamer sank four miles (6.4 km) in the Mississippi Delta above Greenwood, Mississippi, in shallow water. Her wreck burned.[177]
Silverlip  United Kingdom During a voyage from Singapore to the United Kingdom with a cargo of benzine, the 7,492-gross register ton steam tanker exploded in the Bay of Biscay. Her crew abandoned her while she burned, and she eventually sank.[citation needed]
S. L. Crosby  United States The steam tug sank after colliding with the steam cargo ship William C. Redfield ( United States) near Cranston, New York.[178]
Uncle Sam  United States The 14-gross register ton motor vessel burned on the Indian River in Florida. All 78 people on board survived.[79]

2 May[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 2 May 1907
Ship Country Description
Kenneth W. McNeil  United States The 261-gross register ton barge sank at New York City. The only person on board survived.[79]

3 May[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 3 May 1907
Ship Country Description
Benjamin A. Van Brunt  United States The schooner was damaged in a collision with schooner Alicia B. Crosby ( United States) in the Atlantic Ocean six miles (9.7 km) west south west of the North End lightship. The vessel was towed to shore and beached inside the Delaware breakwater.[179]

4 May[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 4 May 1907
Ship Country Description
Unidentified launch  United States The motor launch was rammed and sunk by the steam yacht Priscilla ( United States) when her reverse lever broke leaving the Commercial Wharf in the harbor at Baltimore, Maryland.[180]

6 May[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 6 May 1907
Ship Country Description
Gabrielle  United States The 454-gross register ton brig was stranded at Jacmel, Haiti. All eight people on board survived.[21]

7 May[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 7 May 1907
Ship Country Description
William A. Street  United States The 123-gross register ton canal boat was stranded at Fort Ann Creek, New York. The only person on board survived.[79]

8 May[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 8 May 1907
Ship Country Description
Anna J. Kipp  United States The steam screw tug collided with a scow she was towing and with the screw steamer Momus ( United States) in the North River off Pier 25 in New York City, rolled to starboard, filled with water, and sank. One crewman was killed. There were four survivors.[181][182]

9 May[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 9 May 1907
Ship Country Description
Nellie  Canada The schooner was wrecked when she ran aground on Rooneys Point.[183]

10 May[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 10 May 1907
Ship Country Description
A. J. McBrier  United States The 111-gross register ton screw steamer burned to the waterline in Georgian Bay in Ontario, after leaving Maxon Mill on Drummond Island in Michigan. All four people on board survived.[17][184]

11 May[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 11 May 1907
Ship Country Description
Edgar  United States The steamer caught fire at the mouth of the Pearl River and was scuttled in 40 feet (12 m) of water to save what was not burned.[185]
E. H. Heath  United States The steamer was sunk when she collided with the center post of the Belt Railway of Chicago Bridge in the Chicago Drainage Canal due to the wheelman falling asleep. Later raised.[186]
May  United States The 169-gross register ton canal boat was stranded on Wards Island in New York City. The only person on board survived.[79]

12 May[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 12 May 1907
Ship Country Description
Byron Whitaker  United States The steamer sank after colliding with the steamer John C. Gault ( United States) in the Detroit River near the head of Bois Blanc Island off Michigan in Lake Huron.[187]
City of Cleveland  United States The new steamer, fitting out at the Detroit Shipbuilding Company, Detroit, Michigan, caught fire, burned and partially sank at dock. Everything wood was consumed. Her hull and machinery survived. She was raised and repaired, entering service in 1908.[188][189]
Sagamore  United States The 1,415-gross register ton schooner was lost when she collided with the screw steamer Edla ( Norway) in Vineyard Sound off the coast of Massachusetts. All 10 people on board survived.[6]

14 May[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 14 May 1907
Ship Country Description
Robert  United States While under tow by the steamer Ramos ( United States), the 406-gross register ton steel-hulled schooner barge or scow barge filled with water and sank in 22 fathoms (132 ft; 40 m) of water off Barilles Reef near Culebra Island off Puerto Rico.[6][190]
Unidentified  United States Four barges in tow of Bulley ( United States) foundered in a heavy gale in Long Island Sound approaching Norwalk, Connecticut. The master of one barge died. Three of the four barges were later raised.[191]

15 May[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 15 May 1907
Ship Country Description
Marie-Therese  Belgium The vessel foundered 60 nautical miles (110 km) off Toulon, France.[192]

16 May[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 16 May 1907
Ship Country Description
Ellen M. Mitchell  United States The 379-gross register ton schooner was stranded and wrecked on Stanley Ledge, west of Great Wass Island on the coast of Maine. All seven people on board were rescued by the United States Life Saving Service.[21][193]

17 May[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 17 May 1907
Ship Country Description
Marian  United States The 258-gross register ton schooner was stranded on the coast of Mexico at Tupilco, southwest of Frontera. All seven people on board survived.[1]

18 May[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 18 May 1907
Ship Country Description
Morena  Canada The steamer was wrecked near Cape Ray, Newfoundland.[194][195]

20 May[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 20 May 1907
Ship Country Description
Chanzy  French Navy The Amiral Charner-class armored cruiser was wrecked without loss of life in heavy fog on rocks off Ballard Island in the Chusan Islands while departing Shanghai, China. Her crew abandoned the wreck on 1 June, and French Navy cruisers demolished it on 12 June.
Izaro  Spain The steamer ran aground at the foot of Tomlin Rock, St Bees.[196]

21 May[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 21 May 1907
Ship Country Description
Naomi  United States The 1,181-gross register ton steel-hulled screw steamer burned on Lake Michigan 28 nautical miles (52 km; 32 mi) west of Grand Haven, Michigan, a total loss, with the loss of five lives. 86 survivors were rescued by Kansas ( United States).[5][197]
Pinta  United States The 9-gross register ton yawl-rigged yacht, or Motor Launch, burned at Cocoa, Florida, or while beached at Holland, Michigan. Both people on board survived.[6][198]

22 May[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 22 May 1907
Ship Country Description
Chevalier  United States The 67-gross register ton sternwheel passenger paddle steamer was destroyed by a fire that started while she was tied up at the Chesapeake and Ohio Railroad Wharf at Huntington, West Virginia.[17][199]

23 May[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 23 May 1907
Ship Country Description
M. Moran  United States The canal boat sank at dock at One Hundred and Fifty-Sixth Street, New York City in the East River. Raised and repaired.[200]

25 May[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 25 May 1907
Ship Country Description
Rita Newman  United States Operating in dense fog with her marine chronometer seven minutes off, the 182-gross register ton, 94-foot (28.7 m) motor vessel ran onto rocks off Simeonof Island (54°54′N 159°16′W / 54.900°N 159.267°W / 54.900; -159.267 (Simeonof Island)) in the Shumagin Islands off the south coast of the Territory of Alaska and was wrecked.[44]

26 May[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 26 May 1907
Ship Country Description
Kate Cannon  United States The steamer was beached at Mayport, Florida to examine bearings, but filled and sank. Later raised.[201]
Mary Gregory  United States The schooner was wrecked three miles (4.8 km) west of the Bois Blanc, Michigan Life Saving Station on Lake Huron.[202]

27 May[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 27 May 1907
Ship Country Description
Israel W. Durham  United States The 329-gross register ton steel-hulled barge was stranded on Bird Shoal off the coast of North Carolina. Both people on board survived.[12]

29 May[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 29 May 1907
Ship Country Description
Lydia B. Cowperthwaite  United States The 271-gross register ton barge sank in Long Island Sound off the coast of New York. The only person on board survived.[79]
Wizard  United States The 139-gross register ton screw steamer sank off Punta Gorda, California. All 12 people on board survived.[79]

June[edit]

1 June[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 1 June 1907
Ship Country Description
Emily and Irene  United States The 33-gross register ton schooner was stranded in Great Peconic Bay on the coast of Long Island, New York. All three people on board survived.[21]
Selwyn Eddy  United States The steamer was sunk when struck by the barge Maida in the Detroit River in 25 feet (7.6 m) of water 50 feet (15 m) offshore of Ecorse, Michigan.[203]

2 June[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 2 June 1907
Ship Country Description
Pactolus  United States The 1,199-gross register ton schooner barge or scow barge sank in the North Atlantic Ocean off Hog Island in the Virginia Barrier Islands off the coast of Virginia. All four people on board survived.[6]

4 June[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 4 June 1907
Ship Country Description
Navarra  United Kingdom The 3,066 GRT steamer on a voyage from Fernandina to Colon with a cargo of timber ran aground and wrecked on Old Providence Island Reef.
Tourist  United States The 284-gross register ton screw steamer burned in Albemarle Sound off the coast of North Carolina between Elizabeth City and Columbia. Her entire crew of eight escaped in her lifeboats.[5][204]

5 June[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 5 June 1907
Ship Country Description
Mary Steele  United States The 69-gross register ton schooner sank off Eastern Point on Cape Ann on the coast of Massachusetts. All four people on board survived.[6]

7 June[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 7 June 1907
Ship Country Description
LaJalouse  France The schooner capsized and sank in a storm off Barbados. Her captain and 21 others reached Barbados. 28 passengers, including 12 women and children, drowned.[205][206]

10 June[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 10 June 1907
Ship Country Description
Alcazar  United States The 263-gross register ton screw steamer tried to proceed to sea from Needle Rock, California, in a storm, but she struck rocks and lost her rudder. She then drifted onto the rocks and was abandoned. All 19 people on board survived, but she was wrecked. Her boiler and machinery were salvaged.[17][207]
Alma  United States The 134-gross register ton schooner was abandoned off Saint John, New Brunswick, Canada. All six people on board survived.[19]
Bougainville  France The schooner sprang a leak and was abandoned in the Bristol Channel 4 nautical miles (7.4 km) off Oxwich Point, Glamorgan, United Kingdom. She subsequently foundered.[30]
Cando  United States The 74-gross register ton sternwheel paddle steamer sank at Huntington, West Virginia. Both people on board survived.[52]

11 June[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 11 June 1907
Ship Country Description
William Duren  United States The 101-gross register ton schooner was stranded on Western Duck Rock off Monhegan, Maine. All six people on board survived.[17]

12 June[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 12 June 1907
Ship Country Description
Worcester  United States With no one on board, the 14-gross register ton motor vessel burned at Crisfield, Maryland.[79]

14 June[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 14 June 1907
Ship Country Description
E. A. Shores Jr.  United States The steamer caught fire at Port Royal Dock in Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan. due to an exploding torch. She filled with water and sank. She later was raised and repaired.[208]

15 June[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 15 June 1907
Ship Country Description
Catherine  United States The 8-gross register ton motor vessel sank off Grand Bahama in the Bahamas. Both people on board survived.[17]
John R. Durkee  United States The 115-gross register ton canal boat sank off Batiscan, Quebec, Canada. Both people on board survived.[79]

17 June[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 17 June 1907
Ship Country Description
Midgard  Germany The 4,222 GRT steamer on a passage from Newport to Venice with a cargo of coal ran aground and was wrecked on Sorelli Rocks near Malta.

18 June[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 18 June 1907
Ship Country Description
Della  United States The 12-gross register ton sternwheel motor paddle vessel was lost when she struck a pier at Kansas City, Missouri. All four people on board survived.[3]

19 June[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 19 June 1907
Ship Country Description
Gymnote  French Navy The Gymnote-class submarine sank while being drydocked for repairs after her hatch was left open while the drydock was being filled. She was refloated and deemed a total loss. The submarine was discarded in May 1908 and was scrapped.[209][210]
Louis  United States The 831-gross register ton schooner was stranded in the South Farallon Islands off the coast of California in dense fog, she was a total loss. All ten people on board were rescued by the United States Life Saving Service.[1][211][212]
Prussia  United States The 1,212-gross register ton bark was stranded on Argentina′s Isla de los Estados (known in English as "Staten Island") east of Tierra del Fuego with the loss of four lives. There were nine survivors.[213]
Sardine  United States With no one on board, the 11-gross register ton scow burned at West Seattle in Seattle, Washington.[79]

20 June[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 20 June 1907
Ship Country Description
Crystal Stream  Canada The sidewheel paddle steamer was destroyed by fire at Coles Island, New Brunswick. 4 men burned to death, 6 injured.[214]
HM Torpedo Boat 99  Royal Navy The torpedo boat sank without loss of life during steam trials in the English Channel off Torquay, England, after her propeller shaft broke and punctured her hull. Her crew was rescued by the torpedo gunboat HMS Dryad ( Royal Navy).[209]

22 June[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 22 June 1907
Ship Country Description
Nellie  United States The steamer sank in 15 feet (4.6 m) of water at while tied to the bank at the mouth of Clarks River near Paducah, Kentucky.[215]
Unknown drydock  United States Navy The decommissioned drydock from the Portsmouth Naval Shipyard was disposed of by burning off Boston, Massachusetts.[216]

23 June[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 23 June 1907
Ship Country Description
Attaquin  United States The 79-gross register ton steam yacht was stranded at Tuo Cayes, Belize City, British Honduras. All nine people on board survived.[17]
Batchawanna  Canada The steamer was destroyed by fire off Copper Point in Lake Superior. The crew made it to shore in her boats.[217]
T. Charlton Henry  United States The 2,421-gross register ton schooner was lost in a collision with the screw steamer Chelston ( United Kingdom) in dense fog off Fire Island, New York, or Montauk Point in 200 feet of water. All 14 people on board were rescued by Chelston. Wreck located 2011.[52][218][219]
Wm. V. Wilson or William. V. Wilson  United States The passenger steamer burned to the waterline at Port Monmouth, New Jersey. She was declared a total loss.[220]

24 June[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 24 June 1907
Ship Country Description
Michael J. Collins  United States The schooner was damaged in a collision in fog with Two Brothers ( United States) in Jamaica Bay causing leaks. Two Brothers towed her into shoal water on Coney Island Beach and took her crew off.[221]

25 June[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 25 June 1907
Ship Country Description
Belle Prince  United States The 68-gross register ton sternwheel paddle steamer sank in the Mississippi River above the waterworks at Natchez, Mississippi, during a wind storm. All 13 people on board survived.[17][222]
Evangeline  United States The 22-gross register ton schooner was stranded on Nomans Land off Martha's Vineyard on the coast of Massachusetts. All five people on board survived.[105]
J. Favre Baldwin  United States The steamer burned and sank at the J. A. Favre Lumber Company Mill, Favreport, Mississippi, when the mill burned down and the fire spread to her.[223]

26 June[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 26 June 1907
Ship Country Description
Annie L.  United States The 90-gross register ton sternwheel paddle steamer was destroyed by fire in the harbor at Mount Vernon, Indiana, along the Ohio River. All nine people on board survived.[17][224][225]
Atlas  United States The 232-gross register ton lighter was damaged when struck by the excursion steamer Theodore Roosevelt ( United States) and then sank when she careened off the south abutment of the Clark Street Bridge, Chicago, Illinois, in 28 feet (8.5 m) of water. All six, or 12, people on board survived, but she was declared a total loss.[52][226][227]

27 June[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 27 June 1907
Ship Country Description
Harry and Ralph  United States The 11-gross register ton sloop was stranded at Cape Fear on the coast of North Carolina. The only person on board survived.[105]

28 June[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 28 June 1907
Ship Country Description
Claira  United States The tow steamer was damaged in a collision with the ferry Beverly ( United States) off Market Street, Camden, New Jersey. The vessel was beached.[228]

29 June[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 29 June 1907
Ship Country Description
Lizzie Colby  United States The 150-gross register ton schooner was wrecked either in Anadyr Bay on the northeast coast of Siberia or in the Gulf of Alaska, according to different reports. All ten people on board survived.[213][130]
Mildred A. Pope  United States The 90-gross register ton schooner sank after colliding with the sidewheel paddle steamer Puritan ( United States) off Falkner Island in Long Island Sound off Guilford, Connecticut. All three people on board survived.[6][229]

30 June[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 30 June 1907
Ship Country Description
Belle of Jefferson  United States The laid-up 69-gross register ton sidewheel paddle steamer sprung a leak and sank while tied up at a dock at either Harvey or New Orleans, Louisiana (sources disagree). All five people on board survived.[17][230]

Unknown date[edit]

List of shipwrecks: Unknown date June 1907
Ship Country Description
Quinnipiac  United States The 14-gross register ton motor vessel sank somewhere between Key West and Miami, Florida. The only person on board survived.[161]

July[edit]

1 July[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 1 July 1907
Ship Country Description
Cartagena  United States The 1,532-gross register ton screw steamer was stranded at Cape Negro, Nova Scotia, Canada. All 19 people on board survived.[52]

2 July[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 2 July 1907
Ship Country Description
City of Lawrence  United States The 1,678-gross register ton steel-hulled paddle steamer — a cargo liner – struck a rock off Eastern Point, Groton, Connecticut, in dense fog and was wrecked. All 109 people on board survived.[52][231][232]
Havana  United States The steamer was damaged in a collision with the steamer Prescott ( United States) in Lock 1 in the Lachine Canal in Montreal, Quebec, Canada, and was beached to prevent her from sinking.[233]
Lizzie Evans  United States The 117-gross register ton canal boat sank in Hell Gate at New York City. The only person on board survived.[79]

4 July[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 4 July 1907
Ship Country Description
Arthur  Norway The barque was wrecked off Bremnes, Norway.[28]
Virginia  United States The steamer burned to the waters edge at dock in Berkley, North Carolina.[234]

5 July[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 5 July 1907
Ship Country Description
George C. Perkins  United States The 388-gross register ton barkentine was stranded on the Topolobampo Bar at Mazatlán, Mexico. All nine people on board survived.[105]
Maude Sherwood  United States The 638-gross register ton schooner was lost in a collision with the schooner Baker Palmer ( United States) off Race Point, Cape Cod, Massachusetts. All 10 people on board survived.[213]

6 July[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 6 July 1907
Ship Country Description
Denewell  United Kingdom The 3,091 GRT steamer on a voyage from Larnes to Rotterdam with a cargo of iron ore ran aground and wrecked on Bajo Carraca, 2 miles (3.2 km) north of Cape Finisterre.
Florence  United States The 49-gross register ton schooner was stranded at Cape Neddick, Maine. All three people on board survived.[105]

7 July[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 7 July 1907
Ship Country Description
Annie Emmons  United States The 28-gross register ton steam screw tug caught fire in Boston Harbor off the coast of Massachusetts halfway between Nahant and Deer Island. Her crew of four abandoned ship and survived. She was beached on Deer Island and was declared a total loss.[52][235]
P. R. R. No. 7  United States The tug sank at dock at North Eleventh Street, Brooklyn, New York. Raised and repaired.[236]

8 July[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 8 July 1907
Ship Country Description
Little Ruth  United States The 13-gross register ton sternwheel motor paddle vessel was stranded in the Arkansas River at Ozark, Arkansas. Both people on board survived.[10]
Oden  United States The 96-gross register ton scow sank at Superior, Wisconsin. Both people on board survived.[79]

9 July[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 9 July 1907
Ship Country Description
Free Lance  United States The tug caught fire while tied up to a stake boat in Newark Bay. She was cut loose and drifted ashore at West Twenty-Fifth Street, Bayonne, New Jersey and burned to the water's edge.[237]

10 July[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 10 July 1907
Ship Country Description
Japan  United Kingdom While under tow from Ketchikan, Territory of Alaska, to Nobles, British Columbia, Canada, by the vessel Marion (flag unknown), the barge was completely destroyed in Revillagigedo Channel off Bold Island (55°15′N 131°25′W / 55.250°N 131.417°W / 55.250; -131.417 (Bold Island)) in the Alexander Archipelago in Southeast Alaska by an explosion of dynamite on board. The explosion killed her entire crew as well as one man aboard Marion.[238]
Success  United States The 22-gross register ton sloop sank on the Hampton Bar on the coast of Virginia. Both people on board survived.[52]

11 July[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 11 July 1907
Ship Country Description
Carroll Boys  United States The steamer sank over night while tied up in Alloways Creek, New Jersey.[239]
Chrystenah  United States The steamer struck a sunken pile at her dock in Nyack, New York and sank.[240]
Wink  United States The motorboat was sunk in a collision with the tug De Vaux Powell ( United States) in Boston Harbor.[241]

12 July[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 12 July 1907
Ship Country Description
Natalie B. Nickerson  United States The 128-gross register ton naptha-powered screw fishing schooner sank with the loss of three lives near the Nantucket Shoals off Nantucket, Massachusetts, after colliding in thick fog with the ocean liner Romanic ( United Kingdom). Romanic rescued her 15 or 16 (sources disagree) survivors.[10][242]
Shepherd King  United States The 121-gross register ton schooner was lost off Nantucket, Massachusetts, in a collision with the screw steamer Saratova ( Russian Empire). All 11 people on board survived.[213]
Tuscarora  United States The steamer sank at the Grand Trunk Railway dock at Port Huron, Michigan after a collision with Maryland.[243]

13 July[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 13 July 1907
Ship Country Description
Emma L. Coyne  United States The barge was sunk in a collision with Wallula ( United States) at Detroit, Michigan.[244]

15 July[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 15 July 1907
Ship Country Description
Annie C. Thomas  United States The 8-gross register ton schooner was stranded on Gull Rock in Pamlico Sound on the coast of North Carolina. All four people on board survived.[19]

16 July[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 16 July 1907
Ship Country Description
Manatee  United States The 31-gross register ton schooner burned at Key West, Florida. All three people on board survived.[213]
Toro  Argentina The cargo ship was wrecked off Chile.[245]
Unidentified pile driver  United States The pile driver, under tow by the tow steamer Ivanhoe ( United States), capsized and sank six and a half miles (10.5 km) southeast of Cape May, New Jersey.[246]

17 July[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 17 July 1907
Ship Country Description
Ella  United States The 419-gross register ton, 120.3-foot (36.7 m) cargo vessel – a sternwheel paddle steamer – sank in shallow water on the Tanana River at Tolovana in the central Territory of Alaska after striking a submerged object, thought to be a snag. Her crew of 20 survived. Her machinery was salvaged, but her hull was a total loss.[10][247]

18 July[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 18 July 1907
Ship Country Description
Tennessee  United States The steamer was caught in a whirlwind and hurled against the Eads Bridge, St. Louis, Missouri, knocking a large hole in her side. She was beached.[248]

19 July[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 19 July 1907
Ship Country Description
Fido  Norway
Fido aground off Tweed Heads, New South Wales, Australia

The 1,433 GRT cargo and passenger ship was wrecked on a reef off Cook's Island, near Tweed Heads on the border between New South Wales and Queensland in Australia.[249]

20 July[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 20 July 1907
Ship Country Description
Say When  United States The yacht struck Sturgeon Shoal in the St. Lawrence River and filled. Later refloated and taken to Kingston, Ontario, Canada for repairs.[250]

21 July[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 21 July 1907
Ship Country Description
Columbia  United States
Columbia sinking after colliding with San Pedro

The 2,721-gross register ton steel-hulled San Francisco and Portland Steamship Company passenger-cargo ship — a screw steamer — collided with the steam schooner San Pedro ( United States) in dense fog off Shelter Cove, California. Columbia subsequently sank off Point Arena, California, killing either 80 or 88 (sources disagree), including her Captain and 1st Officer and all children on board, of the 227, or 248, people on board. Although badly damaged and flooded, San Pedro remained afloat. San Pedro rescued Columbia's survivors and a few of those were killed when her mast collapsed. They were transferred to the coastal liner George W. Elder and the steamship Roanoke (both  United States).[52][251][252][253]

22 July[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 22 July 1907
Ship Country Description
Jimmie  United States The tow steamer sank over night, found sunk on morning of 23 July. An attempt to raise her on 24 July wrecked her. Her hull was then beached. The vessel's boiler and engine were salvaged.[254]

23 July[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 23 July 1907
Ship Country Description
C. E. Taylor  United States With no one on board, the 79-gross register ton sternwheel paddle steamer broke loose in a storm on the Black River at Black Rock, Arkansas, and sank.[52][255]

25 July[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 25 July 1907
Ship Country Description
E. Jax  United States With no one on board, the 219-gross register ton barge was abandoned at sea off Race Rocks Light off the southern tip of Vancouver Island, British Columbia, Canada.[161]

26 July[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 26 July 1907
Ship Country Description
Pardon G. Thompson  United States The 171-gross register ton schooner was stranded in the Bay of Fundy on Grand Manan in New Brunswick, Canada. All five people on board survived.[213]

27 July[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 27 July 1907
Ship Country Description
Frontenac  United States The paddlewheel steamer caught fire on Lake Cayuga, New York in rough weather between Levanna and Farley's Point off Union Springs, New York, and burned to the waterline after being beached. Scrapped in place during World War II. Seven women and children drowned and one child burned to death.[256][257]

28 July[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 28 July 1907
Ship Country Description
Climax  United States The 58-gross register ton sternwheel paddle steamer struck an obstruction on the Mississippi River near Luna Landing, Arkansas, punching two holes in her hull. She was beached on a bar at Carters Point, Mississippi, but sank. All eight people on board survived.[52][258]
Wm. F. Havemeyer  United States The 110-gross register ton screw steamer burned at New York City. Both people on board survived.[79]

30 July[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 30 July 1907
Ship Country Description
Brothers  United Kingdom The ketch foundered off Cardigan. Her three crew were rescued by Elizabeth Austin (Flag of the Royal National Lifeboat Institution.svg Royal National Lifeboat Institution).[259]

31 July[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 31 July 1907
Ship Country Description
Ice King  United States The tug was sunk in a collision with passenger steamer Poukeepsie ( United States) in the North River off the Delaware, Lackawanna, and Western Railroad Ferry Dock, Jersey City, New Jersey. Crew taken off by Poukeepsie and the tug Hugh J. Bond ( United States). Ice King was raised on 2 August and repaired.[260]
New Daniel  United States The steamer sprung a leak and sank laying on the bank at Patterson, Louisiana.[261]

Unknown date[edit]

List of shipwrecks: Unknown date 1907
Ship Country Description
Meteor  United States The launch was lost on Kayak Island on the south-central coast of the Territory of Alaska.[262]

August[edit]

1 August[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 1 August 1907
Ship Country Description
Arrow  United States The motor vessel was sunk in a collision with the ferry boat No. 3 ( United States) in the Detroit River near the Belle Isle Bridge. One person was killed.[263]
Muncy  United States The steamer was sunk by her own tow line at Chicago, Illinois.[264]

2 August[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 2 August 1907
Ship Country Description
Kongo  United States The steamer struck a dock in the Chicago River and then swung across the river striking a mud on the tow line and sinking.[265]

3 August[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 3 August 1907
Ship Country Description
Saretta  United States The 34-gross register ton screw steamer burned at Newport, Washington. All three people on board survived.[10]

4 August[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 4 August 1907
Ship Country Description
Nettie Grant  United States The steamer sank in the Kentucky River at Frankfort, Kentucky. She was raised on 12 August.[266]
Quickstep  United States The 12-gross register ton sternwheel motor paddle vessel sank at Prices Mill, Arkansas. Both people on board survived.[10]

6 August[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 6 August 1907
Ship Country Description
Helen F. Whitten  United States The 134-gross register ton schooner sank off Blanc-Sablon, Quebec, Canada. All 18 people on board survived.[105]
Telephone  United States The water tender capsized and sank after the steamer Kennebeck ( United States) struck her while she was tied up at Lincoln Wharf in the harbor at Boston, Massachusetts.[267]

9 August[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 9 August 1907
Ship Country Description
City of Carthage  United Kingdom The 5,524 GRT steamship while on passage from Philadelphia to Hiogo with cargo of case oil ran aground and wrecked at Kamodasaki, Awa prefecture.
John Currier  United States During a voyage from Nushagak, Territory of Alaska, to Astoria, Oregon, with either 245 people — 140 passengers and a crew of 105 — or 272 people (sources disagree) and a cargo of 2,200 cases of canned salmon on board, the 1,945-gross register ton, 235.8-foot (71.9 m) wooden full-rigged ship became stranded on a sand bar near Cape Rozhnof (55°58′00″N 160°56′25″W / 55.9666667°N 160.9402778°W / 55.9666667; -160.9402778 (Cape Rozhnof)) and Nelson Lagoon on the north coast of the Alaska Peninsula in thick fog and filled with water over the next two hours. All on board reached shore in her boats and eventually were rescued by the revenue cutter USRC McCulloch (Ensign of the United States Revenue-Marine (1868).png United States Revenue Cutter Service). John Currier broke up on 10 September during a gale.[105][238]

11 August[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 11 August 1907
Ship Country Description
Idlewild  United States The 17-gross register ton schooner-rigged yacht was stranded at Coney Island in Brooklyn, New York. All seven people on board survived.[105]
Montpelier  United States The 290-gross register ton schooner sank in the Detroit River off Belle Isle in Michigan. All six people on board survived.[213]

12 August[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 12 August 1907
Ship Country Description
Henry A. Litchfield  United States The 593-gross register ton schooner barge or scow barge burned off Cape Henry, Virginia. All three people on board survived.[105]
Myronus  United States The 118-foot (36.0 m), 283-gross register ton three-masted schooner sank in 60 feet (18 m) of water two minutes after colliding with the screw steamer Tennessee ( United States) in thick fog in Long Island Sound a few miles west of Stratford Shoal and 5 nautical miles (9.3 km; 5.8 mi) northeast of Eatons Neck, Long Island, New York. The collision almost cut Myronus in two. Four crewmen were killed. There were two survivors.[213][268][269]
Traveler  United States The 172-gross register ton schooner was stranded on East Reef in Long Island Sound. All five people on board survived.[52]

13 August[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 13 August 1907
Ship Country Description
San Jose  United States The steamer struck a snag and sank in seven feet (2.1 m) of water in the Mokulumne River. Later raised.[270]

15 August[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 15 August 1907
Ship Country Description
Dawn  United States The 12-gross register ton naptha screw vessel was stranded on Trinidad Head on the coast of California. All three people on board survived.[52]
Hiawatha  United States The steamer sprung a leak near Two Creeks, Wisconsin and was run aground in shoal water to prevent sinking. Later pumped out.[271]
Redskin III  United States The 33-gross register ton schooner-rigged yacht burned in the harbor at Argyle, Nova Scotia, Canada. All six people on board survived.[213]

16 August[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 16 August 1907
Ship Country Description
Aid  United States The steamer sprang a leak and sank at dock overnight at Allegheny, Pennsylvania on the Ohio River. Raised, repaired and returned to service.[272]
Alice  United States The 55-gross register ton, 61.6-foot (18.8 m) fishing steamer struck a rock in fog and sank off Danger Point (56°31′N 132°55′W / 56.517°N 132.917°W / 56.517; -132.917 (Danger Point)) in Wrangell Narrows in Southeast Alaska. Her crew of seven survived. She was refloated, repaired, and returned to service.[273]
S & W  United States With no one on board, the 8-gross register ton screw steamer sank in the Ohio River at Dayton, Kentucky.[10]
Tillie E. Starbuck  United States The 2,025-gross register ton steel-hulled full-rigged ship was abandoned in the Pacific Ocean off Coquimbo, Chile and then scuttled by burning after being disabled on 31 July in a gale at (33°40′S 84°40′W / 33.667°S 84.667°W / -33.667; -84.667). All 25 people on board rescued by Cambus Kenneth ( United Kingdom).[52][274]

18 August[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 18 August 1907
Ship Country Description
Blue Star  United States The 32-gross register ton screw steamer burned in Mud Bay at the southern end of Eld Inlet on the coast of Washington in Puget Sound. All four people on board survived.[52][275]

21 August[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 21 August 1907
Ship Country Description
Bender Brothers  United States The 84-gross register ton schooner was stranded in Good News Bay on the coast of the Territory of Alaska. All nine people on board survived.[19]
Robert K. Cassatt  United States The tow steamer caught fire in the Delaware River and was beached on the New Jersey side near Billingsport, New Jersey. Total loss.[276]
S. W. Gee  United States The tug suddenly capsized and sank in the harbor of Buffalo, New York. Two crewmen were killed.[277]

22 August[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 22 August 1907
Ship Country Description
Hammond  United States The 14-gross register ton, 41-foot (12.5 m) motor vessel was destroyed off Storey Island (60°43′30″N 147°25′00″W / 60.72500°N 147.41667°W / 60.72500; -147.41667 (Storey Island)) in Prince William Sound on the south-central coast of the Territory of Alaska by a fire that started when her engine backfired, igniting oil in her bilge. Sources differ on how many people were aboard. According to one source, her engineer perished, but the other seven people aboard – her captain and six passengers – were rescued by another vessel. Another source claims that two people were on board, one of whom perished.[10][278]

23 August[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 23 August 1907
Ship Country Description
E. T. Carrington  United States The 52-gross register ton screw steamer sprung a leak and sank between Duluth, Minnesota, and Ashland, Wisconsin, 15 nautical miles (28 km; 17 mi) northeast of Duluth. Her entire crew of four was rescued by the steamer Frederick B. Wells ( United States).[10][279]
F. A. Goebel  United States The 61-gross register ton sternwheel paddle steamer filled and sank in the Ouachita River while tied up at a dock in Monroe, Louisiana. All four people on board survived. She was raised to salvage her machinery, but otherwise was a total loss.[10][280]
Hattie Chevalier  United States The 38-gross register ton schooner sank off Tompkinsville on Staten Island in New York City. All three people on board survived.[105]
Mary  United States The ferry burned to the waterline, probably on Lake Michigan.[281]

24 August[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 24 August 1907
Ship Country Description
Ruby  United States The 17-gross register ton screw steamer burned at Davis Dock in Jacksonville, Florida. All six people on board survived, but she was declared a total loss.[10][282]
Watson  United States The tug sank at dock in Port Huron, Michigan.[283]

25 August[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 25 August 1907
Ship Country Description
Gerry  United States The tug was sunk in a collision with Barnstable ( United Kingdom) in Brewerton Channel off the Sparrow Point Channel buoy. Four crewmen, plus the captain of the dredge Standard, in tow by Gerry, who was on board at the time of the accident, were killed. Later raised and docked.[284]
Kate White  United States The tug went ashore when her wheel chains parted in a north east gale trying to enter Fairport Harbor, Ohio. Total loss.[285]

26 August[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 26 August 1907
Ship Country Description
Acapulco  United States The steamer took a list to starboard, filled with water and sank at San Francisco, California, due to improperly loaded coal and cargo.[286]
King Edward Unknown The passenger steamer struck a reef in the St. Clair River, she floated off and was beached to prevent sinking. Passengers taken off by Frontenac ( United States).[287]
Sanford Hay  United States The laid-up steamer sprang a leak and sank at dock at Allegheny, Pennsylvania on the Allegheny River. Raised, repaired and returned to service.[288]

27 August[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 27 August 1907
Ship Country Description
Doris  United States The 9-gross register ton sloop burned 1.25 nautical miles (2.3 km; 1.4 mi) northeast of Petit Manan on the coast of Maine. The only person on board survived.[19]
Isaac L. Ellwood  United States The steamer was sunk in a collision with A. G. Brower ( United States) near Bar Point in Lake Erie.[289]
Silberhorn  United Kingdom The barque was sighted on fire and abandoned. She was on a voyage from Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia to Iquique, Chile. Presumed subsequently foundered.[290]

28 August[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 28 August 1907
Ship Country Description
Gracebelle Taylor  United States The 537-gross register ton schooner was stranded at San Pedro de Macorís, Dominican Republic. All eight people on board survived.[105]

29 August[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 29 August 1907
Ship Country Description
Allen  United States The 8-gross register ton sloop was stranded at the red buoy at York Spit on the coast of Virginia. All five people on board survived.[19]
"Lafayette"  United States The steamer struck a snag and sank in the Wabash River near Mt. Carmel, Illinois. Everyone aboard was rescued.[291]
S. S. Hudson  United States The 429-gross register ton schooner burned southeast of Little Hope, Nova Scotia, Canada. All seven people on board survived.[213]

30 August[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 30 August 1907
Ship Country Description
Carrie and Annie  United States The 95-gross register ton schooner was wrecked on the coast of Siberia in Shanta Bay, an arm of the Sea of Okhotsk. All 16 people on board survived.[19][292]

Unknown date[edit]

List of shipwrecks: Unknown date August 1907
Ship Country Description
HMS Commonwealth  Royal Navy The King Edward VII-class battleship ran aground. She was refloated, repaired, and returned to service.[293]

September[edit]

2 September[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 2 September 1907
Ship Country Description
James S. Steele  United States The 78-gross register ton schooner was stranded in Vineyard Sound on the coast of Massachusetts. All 10 people on board survived.[105]

3 September[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 3 September 1907
Ship Country Description
Coal King  United States The schooner barge or scow barge, under tow by the steamer Edgar F. Luckenbach ( United States), foundered in a gale 25 nautical miles (46 km; 29 mi) southwest of Montauk Point, Long Island, New York. Her entire crew of four was rescued by Edgar F. Luckenbach.[19][294]
Henry M. Stanley  United States The 293-gross register ton sternwheel paddle steamer was sunk in a collision with the Corps of Engineers dredge Oswego (United States United States Army) on the Ohio River at the foot of Gallipolis Island along the riverbank at Gallipolis, Ohio. She sanking in nine feet (2.7 m) of water. All 71 people on board survived.[10][295]
Majestic  United States The 17-gross register ton motor vessel burned on Lake Pontchartrain in Louisiana. All five people on board survived.[10][296]
Phineas H. Gay  United States The 109-gross register ton schooner sank in Boston Harbor on the coast of Massachusetts. All four people on board survived.[213]

4 September[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 4 September 1907
Ship Country Description
Excelsior  United States The 518-gross register ton barge, under tow by the steamer Elmer A. Keeler ( United States), was cut loose by Elmer A. Keeler due to bad weather and grounded off Watch Hill, Rhode Island. The only person on board survived.[79][297]
P. R. R. 701  United States The 310-gross register ton barge, under tow by the steamer W. E. Gladwish ( United States), was cut loose by W. E. Gladwish due to bad weather and either grounded on or sank off (sources disagree) Watch Hill Point off Watch Hill, Rhode Island. The only person on board survived.[79][298]

6 September[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 6 September 1907
Ship Country Description
Decorra  United States The 181-gross register ton schooner was abandoned at sea off Nash Island on the coast of Maine. All five people on board survived.[19]

8 September[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 8 September 1907
Ship Country Description
Olympia  United States The steamer sprung a leak and was beached between Ashtabula, Ohio and Cleveland, Ohio. Refloated and drydocked at Cleveland.[299]
Warren  United States The 821-gross register ton screw steamer was stranded at Fall River, Massachusetts. The only person on board survived.[79]

10 September[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 10 September 1907
Ship Country Description
Geo. G. Houghton  United States The 332-gross register ton schooner sank north-northwest of Bar Point Light on the coast of Michigan. All four people on board survived.[105]
H. A. Root  United States The steamer capsized at Kenosha, Wisconsin, when a bin containing sand gave out, spilling the sand and causing a list that allowed the ship to fill, sinking in 15 feet of water. Two crewmen were killed. She was raised and taken to Milwaukee, Wisconsin, for repairs and was back in service by mid-November.[300][301]
H. D. Moore  United States The 143-gross register ton schooner was stranded in Lake Michigan on South Manitou Island, Michigan. All four people on board survived.[105]
S. B. Paige  United States The 47-gross register ton schooner sank in Sturgeon Bay on the coast of Wisconsin. Both people on board survived.[213]

12 September[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 12 September 1907
Ship Country Description
Fannie S. Groverman  United States The 13-gross register ton schooner was lost in the Elizabeth River in Virginia when she collided with the screw steamer Dorchester ( United States). All three people on board survived.[105]
Julia  United States The schooner was sunk in a collision with the steam tug Islander ( United States) off Manhattan Beach, Coney Island, New York. Islander rescued her crew.[302]

13 September[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 13 September 1907
Ship Country Description
Carrsville  United States With no one on board, the 11-gross register ton motor paddle vessel sank at Kansas City, Missouri.[52]
Julia  United States The 57-gross register ton schooner was lost in a collision with the screw steamer Islander ( United States) off Coney Island in Queens, New York. All five people on board survived.[213]

15 September[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 15 September 1907
Ship Country Description
Anemone  United States The yacht burned in a boathouse at the foot of Ferry Street in Buffalo, New York.[303]
Lillie Lockett  United States With no one on board, the 6-gross register ton sloop sank in Watts Creek in Virginia.[213]

17 September[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 17 September 1907
Ship Country Description
Susan  United States The 198-gross register ton sternwheel paddle steamer was lost when she struck a snag in the Missouri River off Fort Calhoun, Nebraska. All 11 people on board survived.[79]

18 September[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 18 September 1907
Ship Country Description
Dauntless  United States The 50-gross register ton schooner was lost in a collision with the barge Arthur ( United States) at Pinners Point in Portsmouth, Virginia. All five people on board survived.[19]
Nautilus  United States The schooner was sunk in a collision with the barge Harberson Hickman, under tow of Asher J. Hudson ( United States), Norfolk, Virginia.[304]

19 September[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 19 September 1907
Ship Country Description
Barge No. 3  United States With no cargo or crew on board, the 383-gross register ton barge sank in a gale while at anchor in St. Michael Bay (63°27′N 162°00′W / 63.450°N 162.000°W / 63.450; -162.000 (St. Michael Bay)) on the west-central coast of the Territory of Alaska and became a total loss.[79][305]
Jim T. Duffy  United States The steamer struck a rock and sank at the foot of Big Bend Shoals in the Tennessee River.[306]
Majestic  United States The 1,985-gross register ton screw steamer burned to the waterline and sank in Lake Erie 12 nautical miles (22 km; 14 mi) west of Long Point, Ontario. The steamer Charlemagne Tower ( United States) rescued her entire crew of 17.[10][307]
Mary Catherine  United States The 80-gross register ton motor yacht burned at Chicago, Illinois. All four people on board survived.[10]

20 September[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 20 September 1907
Ship Country Description
Lafourche (or La Fourche)  United States The 398-gross register ton sternwheel paddle steamer burned on the Mississippi River in Louisiana at Twelve Mile Point, 12 miles (19 km) above New Orleans. All 40 people on board survived, but she was declared a total loss.[10][308]
Vine  United States During a voyage from San Francisco, California, to the Bering Sea and Arctic Ocean with a cargo of 65 tons of general merchandise, the 226-ton, 107.9-foot (32.9 m) schooner dragged her anchors during a gale and was stranded on the beach at Deering, Territory of Alaska, becoming a total loss. Her crew survived, and half her cargo was saved.[309]

21 September[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 21 September 1907
Ship Country Description
Alexander Nimick  United States The 1,968-gross register ton screw steamer — a bulk carrier — sprung a leak in a violent gale and heavy seas off Vermilion Point on Lake Superior and was beached at Vermilion, Michigan, near the mouth of Two Hearted River to prevent her from sinking, but broke up. She was declared a total loss. Six officers and crewmen in one lifeboat were killed, the other one with 10 or 11 crewmen aboard made it to shore.[52][310][311]
Grace W. Hone  United States The 11-gross register ton schooner was stranded on Wooden Ball Island in Penobscot Bay off the coast of Maine. All five people on board survived.[105]
Tellus  Norway The steamer foundered on the 22nd, or went ashore on the north spit at the entrance to Grays Harbor, Washington, on the 21st, breaking in half the next day, a total loss.[312][313]
Vine  United States The 228-gross register ton schooner was stranded at Deering, Territory of Alaska. All eight people on board survived.[52]

22 September[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 22 September 1907
Ship Country Description
Principessa Jolanda  Kingdom of Italy The new ocean liner capsized and sank at launch at C N R Shipyard, Riva Trigoso, Italy. Damaged beyond repair her engines were salvaged and she was then scrapped.[314][315]
Rambler  United States The pleasure boat was sunk in a collision with Ed. F. Murray ( United States) off Port Ewen, New York.[316]

23 September[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 23 September 1907
Ship Country Description
Blanch  United States The yacht blew up and sank at the foot of Gallipolis Island in the Ohio River. A lantern fell into the hold, probably detonating gas fumes. Three passengers were killed.[317]
H. M. Carter  United States The steamer struck a snag in the Red River of the South and sank.[318]
Penekese  United States The 23-gross register ton schooner was stranded at Welcher Point in Milford, Connecticut. Both people on board survived.[213]

24 September[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 24 September 1907
Ship Country Description
Cumberland  United States The 413-gross register ton schooner sank off Wolf Point, New Brunswick, Canada. All six people on board survived.[19]
La Conner  United States The 297-gross register ton screw steamer burned at either La Conner or Tacoma, Washington (sources disagree). All 14 people on board survived.[10][319]

27 September[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 27 September 1907
Ship Country Description
Dial  United States The 98-gross register ton screw steamer's keel struck a submerged piling as she docked at New Orleans, Louisiana, and she listed to the point that she filled with water and sank with the loss of one life. There were 29 survivors.[52][320]

29 September[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 29 September 1907
Ship Country Description
Metamora  Canada
The wreck of Metamora on 27 August 2010
The tug struck a shallow shoal in Georgian Bay just west of Turning Island, near Pointe au Baril, Ontario, Canada, caught fire, and sank at 45°31′43.39″N 80°24′26.61″W / 45.5287194°N 80.4073917°W / 45.5287194; -80.4073917. All aboard swam to safety.

30 September[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 30 September 1907
Ship Country Description
Antelope  United States The 123-gross register ton schooner was stranded on the Nehalem River in northwestern Oregon. All four people on board survived.[19]
Dragoon  United States The 11-gross register ton motor vessel burned at Burnswick, Georgia. Both people on board survived.[10]
Glen  United States The 127-gross register ton, 106.6-foot (32.5 m) cod-fishing schooner was wrecked with the loss of one life at Ikitak in East Anchor Cove (54°41′30″N 163°04′00″W / 54.69167°N 163.06667°W / 54.69167; -163.06667 (East Anchor Cove)) on the coast of Unimak Island in the Aleutian Islands after her anchor cables parted during a gale. There were seven survivors.[105][4]

October[edit]

1 October[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 1 October 1907
Ship Country Description
Castleton  United States The 412-gross register ton barge was lost in a collision with the sidewheel paddle steamer Rochester ( United States) at New York City. The only person on board survived.[79]
Raymond H.  United States The steamer caught fire on the Flint River after leaving Jones Landing, Georgia, and was abandoned by her crew. Two crewmen were killed, and she was declared a total loss.[321]

2 October[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 2 October 1907
Ship Country Description
Raymond H  United States The 55-gross register ton sternwheel paddle steamer burned in the Flint River at Newton, Georgia, with the loss of two lives. There were 10 survivors.[10]
Transfer No. 3  United States The steam tug sank in the New York City area while assisting the steamer Bunker Hill ( United States) when Bunker Hill's propeller slashed her hull.[322]

3 October[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 3 October 1907
Ship Country Description
Addie Morrill  United States The 654-gross register ton barkentine sank off Cape Hatteras, North Carolina. All nine people on board survived.[19]
John W. Love  United States The steamer sank in Lock No. 1 in the Cumberland River. Later raised.[323]
Lassell  United States The steamer ran aground on Virginia Shoal, Florida. Refloated on 5 October and beached five miles (8.0 km) from Cape Florida. Temporary repairs made and refloated again on 14 October and taken to Key West, Florida, after further repairs take to New Orleans.[324]
Susan  United States The steamer struck a snag in the Missouri River and sank near De Soto, Iowa. Total loss.[325]

4 October[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 4 October 1907
Ship Country Description
Dixie  United States The steamer burned and sank while tied to the bank at Lock No. 10 on the Kentucky River due to an exploding lamp. Total loss.[326]

5 October[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 5 October 1907
Ship Country Description
Excelsior  United States The steamer was sunk in a collision with Presque Isle ( United States) in the Detroit River near Bois Blanc Island.[327]
Martha W. Tuft  United States The 173-ton, 105-foot (32.0 m) schooner was wrecked when a storm washed her onto a spit at the mouth of the Katalla River (60°12′N 144°31′W / 60.200°N 144.517°W / 60.200; -144.517 (Katalla River)) on the south-central coast of the Territory of Alaska. Her crew of seven survived the storm by climbing into her rigging.[262]
Volund  Norway The freighter ran aground off Cape Blomidon. refloated and returned to service.[328]

6 October[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 6 October 1907
Ship Country Description
Saint Paul  United States During a voyage in the waters of the Territory of Alaska from Kodiak to Chowiet Island (56°02′N 156°42′W / 56.033°N 156.700°W / 56.033; -156.700 (Chowiet Island)) in the Semidi Islands with a crew of nine and a cargo of merchandise, the 48-gross register ton, 63.5-foot (19.4 m) schooner was wrecked without loss of life in the Gulf of Alaska on the west side of Chowiet Island during a gale.[213][329]
Success  United States The steamer burned and sank at dock in Fort Myers, Florida. Hull raised and rebuilt.[330]

7 October[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 7 October 1907
Ship Country Description
Roann  United States The 39-gross register ton sternwheel paddle steamer sank in the Mississippi River at Young's Point, Louisiana. All four people on board survived.[10]

8 October[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 8 October 1907
Ship Country Description
C. C. Algier  United States The 19-gross register ton sloop was stranded at Bradford, Rhode Island. Both people on board survived.[19]
City of Fulton  United States The 67-gross register ton motor paddle vessel burned on the Red River of the South at Fulton, Arkansas. All seven people on board survived.[52]
Grace Choate  United States The 41-gross register ton schooner sank off Mount Desert, Maine. All 21 people on board survived.[105]
Hattie  United States The unmanned scow, under tow by the tug Nellie Tracy ( United States), sank in a gale off Robin's Reef, in the harbor of New York City.[331]
J. J. McCullum  United States The scow, under tow by tug Nellie Tracy ( United States), sank in a gale off Robin's Reef, in the harbor of New York City. The only crewman on board died.[332]
Teutonic  United States The 253-gross register ton barge, one of two barges under tow by the steamer Greenwich ( United States), sank in a heavy storm in Long Island Sound off Greenwich, Connecticut. Her captain made it to the other barge, Pottsville ( United States). The only other person aboard Teutonic — a woman — died.[79][333]

9 October[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 9 October 1907
Ship Country Description
R. P. Chase  United States The 102-gross register ton schooner was stranded on the Outer Black Rocks on the coast of Maine. All three people on board survived.[213]
Walter Sands  United States The barge was sunk in a collision with Dean Richmond ( United States), probably Albany, New York.[334]
Warrenn  United States The 98-gross register ton sternwheel paddle steamer either sank or was stranded (sources disagree) in a strong wind while tied to the bank of the Cumberland River at Burnside, Kentucky. The only person board survived, but she was declared a total loss.[79][335]

10 October[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 10 October 1907
Ship Country Description
Volund  Norway The ship ran aground at Cape Blomidon, Nova Scotia. She was on a voyage from Windsor, Nova Scotia to New York.[336]

11 October[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 11 October 1907
Ship Country Description
Aagot  Norway
Aagot
The three-masted square-rigged sailing ship was wrecked on Wardang Island in the Spencer Gulf off the western coast of the Yorke Peninsula, South Australia.
Cyprus  United States The 4,900-gross register ton screw steamer – a bulk carrier and lake freightercapsized due to cargo shift and sank on her maiden voyage, or second voyage, in a violent northwest gale with heavy seas on Lake Superior 18 nautical miles (33 km; 21 mi) north of Deer Park, Michigan. Eighteen crewmen went down with the ship. Three or four others (sources disagree on the number) abandoned ship on a life raft, but all but one of them died when breaking waves struck the raft on the shore near the Deer Park United States Life-Saving Service station. The second mate was the sole survivor.[52][337][338][339]
Fred Pabst  United States The 2,430-gross register ton screw steamer sank in a collision with the steamer Lake Shore ( United States) in the St. Clair River on the United States-Canada border between Michigan and Ontario. Al 19 people on board survived, but she was declared a total loss.[10][340]
Martha W. Tuft  United States The 173-gross register ton schooner was stranded in the Kattala River in the Territory of Alaska. All seven people on board survived.[213]

12 October[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 12 October 1907
Ship Country Description
J. S. Glover  United States The 56-gross register ton schooner sank off Marsh Harbor, Maine. All three people on board survived.[105]
Saxon  United States The 555-gross register ton barge, under tow by the steamer Kathadin ( United States), went ashore at Gull Island on the coast of North Carolina 15 miles (24 km) north of Hatteras after the tow line parted. Three of the four people on board lost their lives.[79][341]
Twilight  United States The 59-gross register ton schooner departed West Side, New Brunswick, bound for Eastport, Maine, with four people on board and was never heard from again.[213]

13 October[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 13 October 1907
Ship Country Description
Pedro Nunes  Portuguese Navy The decommissioned training ship, a composite clipper ship, was sunk as a torpedo target in the Atlantic Ocean off Cascais, Portugal.
Seward  United States The 29-gross register ton motor yacht burned at Port Norris, New Jersey. All five people on board survived.[10]

14 October[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 14 October 1907
Ship Country Description
Wasp  United States The 14-gross register ton schooner was stranded at West Dennis, Massachusetts. Both people on board survived.[52]

15 October[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 15 October 1907
Ship Country Description
Carrie C. Miles  United States The 106-gross register ton schooner was stranded on Dry Roamer Shoal on the coast of New York. All four people on board survived.[19]
Frederick B. Wells  United States While trying to dock at Ashtabula, Ohio, in a gale and strong current without the assistance of a tug, the steamer tried to stop her forward movement by reversing her engines and dropping an anchor but ran over the anchor, puncturing her bottom and causing her to sink. She was refloated by lightering her cargo and was drydocked.[342]

16 October[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 16 October 1907
Ship Country Description
Annie Sargent  United States The 66-gross register ton schooner was stranded at Bayville Creek on Long Island, New York. Both people on board survived.[19]
Glad Tidings  United States The 654-gross register ton schooner was stranded on Nassau Bar on the coast of Georgia. All eight people on board survived.[105]
Iowa  United States The motor vessel stranded on Chilkat Island in Lynn Canal, Territory of Alaska.[343]
Rowann  United States The steamer was struck by a heavy current and sank in the Mississippi River between Vicksburg and Greenville, Mississippi. She was declared a total loss.[344]
Samuel J. Christian  United States The 55-gross register ton steam screw tug burned in the Detroit River at Detroit, Michigan. All three people on board survived, but she was declared a total loss.[10][345]

17 October[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 17 October 1907
Ship Country Description
Clipper  United States The steamer rolled on her starboard side and sank at Alice Mines on the Monongahela River. Raised, repaired and returned to service.[346]
Ina Mactavish  United Kingdom The coaster was wrecked at Amble, Northumberland, England. Two people drowned.
Susan Elizabeth  United Kingdom The schooner was wrecked on Porthminster Beach, St Ives, Cornwall, England. Crew rescued by lifeboat.[347] Remains dynamited two years later.[348]

19 October[edit]

List of shipwrecks: 19 October 1907
Ship Country Description
Lorraine  United States The 10-gross register ton sternwheel motor paddle vessel burned on the Mississippi River at Andalusia, Illinois. All three people on board survived.[10]
No. K 10