Sunday, January 15, 2012

QUICK CLIPS FOR FOUND SHIPS!

This listing of ships is by date of wreck:

1700-1799
Sloop Benjamine Eddy / 21 October 1728
Home port Boston, MA; enroute from North Carolina to Boston; completely lost about 6 miles from the Ocracoke Bar.

Schooner Dolphin / 30 October 1749
Bound for Bath. Complained that storms, wind and seas caused his ship to be driven on the Ocracoke Bar and later on shore at Ocracoke Island.

Ship Charming Polly / January 1751
Wrecked in Ocracoke Inlet while enroute from Barbados to Patowmack, VA with 30 hogs head of rum and 40 barrels of sugar. Crew saved.

Schooner Emilia / December 1751
Sank off Teache’s Island while enroute to Hampton, VA. Crew and part of her cargo saved.

Schooner St. Kitts Packet / 1 October 1752
Driven on shore. Some of the damaged cargo was saved but the vessel was apparently lost.

Snow Lillie / 15 April 1770
On way to Ocracoke under Captain Ewer. Came ashore 10 miles north of the village. Crew and cargo saved, but vessel was lost.

Sloop Peggy / 24 December 1771
Driven ashore on Ocracoke Island and completely lost along with cargo. Captain Robert Tompkins, his crew and passengers were saved.

English Merchantman Betsey / 1772
Lost crossing the Ocracoke Bar. Under the command of Capt. Leadbeater.

Rubie / April 1772
Sank on Ocracoke Bar.

Sloop Jenny / 1 September 1772
During a hurricane the sloop Jenny was one of 14 large merchantmen totally lost near the Ocracoke Bar. The Virginia Gazette, dated October 8, lists the captains of some of the vessels as: Captains Clarke, Pearce and Carter from Edenton, Captain Hill from Virginia, Captain Dove from Connecticut, Captain Pender from New Bern and Captains Conway and Thomas from New York. The South Carolina and American General Gazette of September 28 reported … that seven vessels out of eight who were lying at Ocracoke … were entirely lost in the late gale of wind. Other reports say that nearly 50 people perished.

English Merchantman Charming Betsy / Early 1774
Wrecked on Ocracoke Island while on passage from Baltimore to London. Only a small part of her cargo was saved. Commanded by Captain Waugh.


Royal Exchange / September 2, 1775
Though her crew was rescued, this ship was lost off Cape Lookout. She was on a voyage from North Carolina to London.


Brigantine Aurora / 19 September 1776
Wrecked at Portsmouth. All on board survived.

Sloop Betsy / 6 September 1797
The Betsy was lost at Currituck Inlet during a storm. She was returning from Cape Hatteras when, in sight of the Cape Henry lighthouse, she "was obliged to bare away in a gale of wind."

Ship Roanoke / 1 May 1799
Herald of Freedom of Edenton, Edenton, NC: The ship Roanoke, Capt. Ebenezer Paine, from Cadiz, laden with … Brandy, Wine, and Fruit, lately struck on the Bar at Occacock, and went to pieces …

1800-1899
Spanish Brig Neustra Senore Del Carmer / 7 December 1804
The copper-bottomed Spanish brig Neustra Senore Del Carmer wrecked on Ocracoke Bar. Commanded by Captain Manuel Rodrigues.

Schooner Farmer / 2 September 1804
The Wilmington Gazette, Wilmington, NC, Edenton, September 17: Captain Williams of the schooner Farmer, arrived here on Friday last from Norfolk, where he put in distress, having sprung his main mast in the late severe storm, which had done so much damage on the coast, we are informed, that from 23 to 24 sail of vessels, little and big, were dismasted and on shore at the Bar (Ocracoke), in the last gale, which took place on the 2nd inst., many of which, it is expected, will not be got off …

Schooner Valentine / 6 October 1806
Charleston, October 6: On Friday last, about 20 miles south of Cape Hatteras in 15 fathoms water, Captain Dawson fell in with the wreck of the schooner VALENTINE, Captain Eaton, belonging to Portland. Captain Dawson took Captain Eaton, and one seaman, Mr. John Reed, of Freeport, from the wreck, where they had been for four days, without food or nourishment; the mate, Mr. Edward Grow, and two seamen, Edwin Figures, of Edenton, and Thomas Clark, of Cape Elizabeth, were washed off the wreck and drownd.

Ship Lively Lady / September 1810
Enroute from New Orleans to Liverpool. Drifted ashore on Ocracoke Island with no one on board.

Ship Eliza / 1816
Lost on Ocracoke Island while on passage from Jamaica to Philadelphia. Captain Steele, his crew and part of the cargo were saved.

Rosetta / 4 March 1817
Lost while crossing the Ocracoke Bar on passage from New York. Crew and cargo saved.



Ship Voucher / 4 November 1817 / Chicamacomico
Sailing from New York to Charleston under Captain Howland, the Voucher wrecked at Chicamacomico. All of her crew, passengers and cargo was saved.

Emeline, Federalist, John Burney, John Wallace, Milo, Olive Branch & Susan / 3 September 1821
During a hurricane on September 3rd at least 7 vessels were destroyed in the Ocracoke/Portsmouth area: The SUSAN, Capt. Thomas commanding, enroute to Baltimore from Ocracoke was driven ashore and lost; the schooner MILO, Capt. Fisher commanding, enroute to New Bern with a cargo of claret wine and molasses was lost, but cargo was saved; the schooner JOHN BURNEY bilged and was totally lost; the FEDERALIST, under the command of Capt. Luther, home port Washington was a total loss, crew was saved; the EMELINE, Capt. Caruther commanding, ran ashore in the breakers while trying to put to sea and was totally lost; and the OLIVE BRANCH and JOHN WALLACE also sank at Ocracoke.

Sloop Emily / 30 March 1823
From New York City under the command of Captain West wrecked on the Ocracoke Bar. Vessel lost but crew and cargo of corn and bacon saved.

Sloop Only Son / 1823
Bilged on the bar while on passage from Martinique to Elizabeth City with a cargo of molasses. Home port Cohasset, ME.

Schooner Wesley / 1823
Wrecked on Ocracoke’s north bar while enroute from Alexandria, VA to Florida. All crew members but one drowned and vessel was totally lost.

French Merchantman Caroline Du Nord / 19 January 1924
Lost while crossing the Ocracoke Bar. Commanded by Captain Grace.

Schooner Susan / 1 June 1824
Lost while crossing the Ocracoke Bar. Enroute from Demarara to Philadelphia. No lives lost.

Ship Washington / 24 January 1825
Lost on beach enroute from Jamaica.

Nancy / 21 February 1825
Lost while crossing the bar. Commanded by Captain Hatch.

Merchantman Horam / 6 April 1825
Lost on the Bar while enroute from Boston to Jamaica. Under the command of Captain Eldridge.

Packet Schooner Amity / 5 January 1826
Wrecked on Ocracoke Bar while enroute to New Bern from New York City. Vessel completely lost, but Captain George Dixon, others on board and cargo were saved.

Schooner Gideon Sparrow / 6 June 1827
Wrecked and totally lost. Under command of Captain Mekins.

Schooner Mentor / 25 & 26 August 1827
The September 6 issue of The Carolina Observer, Fayetteville, reported on the storm of August 24 & 25: Disastrous Intelligence: Five vessels are ashore at Teache's Hole, and one has drifted into the Sound, her fate not known. There were but six vessels in Wallace's Channel, and all of them are said to be ashore. (The schooner MENTOR, Captain Manson of New Bern was among them). The WILLIAM AND FREDERICK, and another Schr. are ashore at the marshes...

Schooner Victory / 6 February 1837
The British schooner from Jamaica for Norfolk went ashore, Feb. 6t on Boddy’s Island, 50 miles south of Cape Henry. Crew Saved.

Schooner Seaman / 5 March 1837
Of Duxbury, half full of water, no person on board, was boarded, March 5 by the Miles King of Norfolk. The crew had been taken off by the steamer South Carolina.

Schooner Hunter / 19 August 1837
Of and from Norfolk for Charleston, was driven ashore the southward of Cape Henry. Two of the crew perished. Vessel and cargo totally lost.

Sloop Oran Sherwood / 29 October 1837
New York Evening Post -- The sloop Oran Sherwood, Bailey, from New York via Cape Henlopen, bound to Apalachicola, run on shore on Sunday last, 28th, on Currituck Beach about 47 miles south of Cape Henry, during a heavy gale from the northward and thick weather—crew saved, vessel probably bilged.

Schooner Wave / 9 December 1837
From Higham, in ballast, bound to Elizabeth city, went ashore on Currituck Beach, 19 Jan. Crew saved—vessel has bilged.

Brig Ralph / 15 December 1837
20 days from New Orleans, bound to Baltimore, went ashore near the Washwoods, on December 15 and bilged.

Schooner Horse / 31 January 1838
The three-masted schooner of Boston, from Wilmington, NC laden with lumber, bound to Baltimore was run ashore about six miles south of Carver’s Inlet, Currituck Counter, N.C. on 31 Jan., having previously sprung a leak. Vessel lost—crew saved.

Schooners Ann Stille , Eliza Marie, Henry Camerden, Marie & Lighter Transport / 7 July 1842
During a hurricane on July 7th the schooner MARIE was totally lost with all on board at Ocracoke; the schooner ANN STILLE, bound for Philadelphia, under the command of Capt. Hoffman, was wrecked with a cargo of lumber; the schooner ELIZA MARIE was lost; te lighter TRANSPORT was ashore in the breakers, all hands lost; the schooner HENRY CAMERDEN out of Philadelphia, sank, a total loss. Several other vessels were ashore north of Hatteras.

Granary, John Hughes, John L. Durand, Kimberly, Pioneer & W.H. Harrison / 23 & 24 August 1842
During a hurricane on August 23 & 24, the brig PIONEER out of the Truk Islands with a load of sale enroute to Norfolk, VA went ashore on Ocracoke Island, North Banks, 30 miles south of Cape Hatteras, losing the cargo and one crewman; the schooner GRANARY, under the command of Capt. Hooper, also went ashore losing her crew and cargo; the schooners W.H. Harrison and John Hughes and the brig KIMBERLY were also lost on Ocracoke; and the brig JOHN L. DURAND bilged and sank while enroute to the West Indies, losing one crewman.

Schooner Deposite / 17 November 1842
Enroute from Boston to New Bern. Destroyed inside the bar.

Schooner Eolus / 31 December 1845
An unknown schooner (probably the Eolus) came ashore on Ocracoke while enroute to Florida from New York City. The vessel was lost but the cargo of dry goods was saved in damaged condition.

Schooner Avon / 19 February 1846
Out of Washington. Came ashore at Ocracoke on Valentine’s Day but was able to get off with little damage. Went ashore again on February 19 and was totally lost.

Schooner Charles Slover / 6 July 1846
Out of New Bern with a cargo of naval stores. Bilged and sank in a gale at Ocracoke and was totally lost.

Schooners Patrick Henry, Sophia D, Conquest and brig Washington / 7 July 1846
On July 7th three schooners were lost at Ocracoke: the PATRICK HENRY and SOPHIA D. sank at the bar; and the CONQUEST was turned bottom-up at the Bar, broke up and two crew members were lost. The brig WASHINGTON was wrecked on Ocracoke Bar.

Schooners Benjamine Harrison & George Warren / 30 December 1846
The Benjamine Harrison wrecked in the Beacon Island Roads, near Ocracoke, while enroute to New York City. Also enroute to New York City, the George Warren was lost on Ocracoke with a cargo of dry goods.

Schooner Claudia and Mary / 12 August 1847
Went ashore on Ocracoke.

Schooner Wake / September 1857
Lost at Ocracoke.

Schooner Melvina / 29 October 1859
During a storm the Melvina sprung a leak and went ashore on the inside of Ocracoke Bar. She was under the command of Capt. Cahoon, carrying a cargo of naval stores bound for Boston. She was reported to be a total loss.

Schooner Georgia & battery Rocket / 1862
Lost in Hatteras Inlet.

Schooner Paddy Martin / 1865
Bound to Elizabeth City from New York. Wrecked south of Hatteras Inlet during a snow squall. Eight crewmen froze to death.

Brig Harriet / Year-End 1865
On passage from Spain to Liverpool. Wrecked 10 miles south of Hatteras Inlet during a heavy gale.

Schooner A. Kingsley / Early 1867
Enroute to New York City from Porto Aton. Wrecked on Ocracoke during a gale of wind.

Schooner Wide World / 1869
Enroute to New York from Savannah, GA, wrecked south of Hatteras Inlet during a storm. One life lost.

Schooner Melvina Jane / Early 1870
Schooner on passage to Boston, MA. Wrecked between Hatteras and Ocracoke during good weather. Cause unknown.

Schooner C.A. Johnson / July 1872
While enroute from New York City to Washington, her rudder gears gave way and wrecked at Hatteras Inlet. According to the Wilmington Weekly Star, July 5th, 1872 ... The cargo was saved, in a damaged condition, by the Ocracoke wreckers. The steamer STEVENS took two lady passengers ... to Washington.

Schooner L. Strudivant / 18 May 1876
The Morning Star, Wilmington, May 18th reported the following: Beaufort Eagle: A telegram from Cape Hatteras to B.L. Perry, agent for Underwriters, informs him that the schooner L. STRUDIVANT, from Newberne for New York, with a cargo of shingles, is sunk at Hatteras Inlet. No lives were lost.

Schooner Harmon Curtis / 17 August 1878
Home port Harrington, ME. Came ashore on the Ocracoke Beach, ½ mile NE of the cable box. Total loss.

Schooner William P. Cox / 12 March 1879
On passage from Washington to New York City, with a cargo of lumber. Under command of Captain Burris with crew of seven. Grounded on the south side of Hatteras Inlet. Lumber lost but vessel saved.

Schooner L.A. VanBrunk / 18 August 1879
A hurricane which had formed east of the Leeward Islands several days before, made first landfall near Wilmington and quickly passed inland, going back to sea just south of the Virginia border. During this storm, the L.A. VanBrunk grounded 3 miles north of Ocracoke Light and broke in two. Crew of six were saved, cargo of logwood salvaged, vessel a complete loss.

Schooner Katie Miller / 22 November 1880
Wilmington Morning Star, Wilmington, NC, November 27, 1880: Schooner Katie Miller, Capt. Scull, from Wilmington, Delaware, with a cargo of railroad iron, bound for Galveston, Texas, went ashore one mile south of Hatteras Inlet on the 22nd The crew, consisting of eight men, was saved in the schooner’s boat. The vessel is bilged and will probably prove a total loss.

Schooner John N. Parker / 8 January 1884
Schooner of Seaford, DE under the command of Captain Bell. While enroute to Norfolk from Philadelphia with a load of coal, she was carried far out of course and stranded at 7 a.m. 4 miles SW of the Hatteras station. The vessel was immediately sighted, but began breaking up before the life savers could reach her. Her 6 crewmen were rescued by breeches buoy.

Schooner Caroline / 19 December 1884
Schooner from Washington, NC stranded 6 miles NNW of the Ocracoke Station while on passage to Wilmington with a cargo of rice. Under the command of Captain Gaskill with a crew of 5. Crew saved but the vessel and cargo was lost.

Schooner Samuel B. Grice / 27 January 1885
While on day watch the morning of January 27, Surfman H.H. Balance sighted a schooner that appeared to be ashore near Ocracoke Village, about 13 miles away. The vessel proved to be the schooner Samuel B. Grice. Keeper Howard’s report follows: The schooner not having no signals hoisted Keeper tuck horse, rode to the Island finding her ashore as stated. Getting in with one of the citisons that was going aboard … He sead he did not (want assistance) he had got some men for to get her off. I gave him my advice so went ashore returning to the station. Nex morning, 6 a.m. … before they cold get her off the wind shifted in the NW blew very fresh. The sch sunk loosing cargo, vessel and sold her and all the next day. February 6th, 1885 Jas W. Howard, Keeper.

Schooner Electric Light / 27 March 1886
I don’t know if the Electric Light ended up on Ocracoke or not but these reports may indicate otherwise. At the time there were 3 vessels registered under this name according to the Merchant Vessels of the United States registry. But taking other newspaper clippings into account it was apparent that the vessel out of Gloucester, MA was the one lost in the collision with the schooner Anne Lord. (Ben Wunderly, Assoc. Museum Curator, NC Maritime Museum, Beaufort, NC)

Schooner Scud / 1886
On her way to Hatteras from Norfolk, VA under the command of Captain Broker and one crewman when she sank four miles NE of the Hatteras Inlet Station.

Schooner Venus / 24 October 1890
At 7 a.m. on the morning of October 24 the two-masted schooner Venus stranded on Hatteras Shore, about 7 miles NE of the Ocracoke Station during a strong northwester. The vessel, owned by Annie Harris of New Bern and built in 1885, had a crew of three and was enroute to Hatteras from Washington when the incident occurred. She was floated on November 1.

1900-1920
Launch Pamlico / 13 January 1910
Built in Pamlico in 1898. She sank while anchored 3 miles east of the Portsmouth Station and completely lost. Crew ashore at the time.

Yacht Onawa II / 23 April 1910
Of New York City enroute from Jacksonville, FL to Norfolk, VA. Went ashore 2-1/2 miles south of the Ocracoke Station. All eight on board were saved.

Schooner Grace G. Bennett / 1913
The three-masted Bennett, under the command of Captain S.H. Larmore, was sunk to her hatches 1-1/2 miles west of southwest point. Built in Bethel, DE in 1893, she was on passage to Baltimore, MD from Washington with a cargo of lumber. Captain Larmore was traveling with his wife, four daughters and crew who, according to the wreck report, was Mate George Bennett, Cook Richard Ford “colard” and Sailors Drennen Larmore and John Smith “colard.”

1931-1940
Freighter Dependent ~ 9 September 1935
The News reported the next maritime incident near Ocracoke. Hatteras, Sept. 9: The DEPENDENT, a freight boat plying between Belhaven and Hatteras, burned off Hatteras Inlet Sunday morning while the crew of three were rescued by the Hatteras Inlet Coast Guard. The blaze started with a fire in the engine room. The freighter was owned by Irvin Day and his son, Rion Day, of South Creek. Capt. Rion Day and two others were aboard when the ship caught fire and Mr. Day was painfully burned on the hand while fighting the flames. The boat had unloaded and was on its way back to Belhaven when the accident occurred. The ship, which was valued at $4,000, was a total loss and no insurance was carried.

SHIPS YET TO BE FOUND!

This listing of ships is by date of wreck:

1700s
9 Vessels Capsized / October 18, 1749 / Ocracoke
Sloop / October 1767 / Cape Lookout Inlet
Several Vessels / September 21, 1767
Brig / September 7, 1769 / Beaufort Inlet
14 Vessels / September 1, 1772
3 Vessels / September 19, 1783
French Sloop / November 25, 1784 / Bogue Banks
Several Vessels / September 28, 1786 / Ocracoke
Dozens of Vessels / July 23, 1788 / George Washington's Hurricane

1800-1819
American Gunboat #140 / September 23, 1814 / Ocracoke Island
Ship William Carlton / May 15, 1818 / Kill Devil Hills
Sloop Revenue / December 1818 / Currituck Inlet

1820-1829
Ship Islington / March 16, 1820 / Cape Hatteras
Ship Horatio / April 2, 1820 / Diamond Shoals / 8 killed
Schooner Victory / 1825 / Kitty Hawk                 
Schooner Emulous / January 22, 1825 / Kitty Hawk
Schooner Diomede / June 3, 1825 / Kitty Hawk

1830-1839
Schooner Hiram / January 19, 1837 / Wash Woods
Schooner Alhambra / August 26, 1837 / Bodie Island
Schooner William / August 29, 1837 / Cape Lookout
Packet Milledgeville / August 30, 1839 / Chicamacomico / 9 killed

1840-1849
Brig Escambia / March 25, 1840 / Frying Pan Shoals                              
Ship Flora / March 28, 1840 / Frying Pan Shoals    
Schooner William J .Watson / November 15, 1840 / Bodie Island
Schooner American Trader / August 24, 1841 / Currituck Beach
Schooner Alonzo / August 24, 1841 / Currituck Beach
Schooner Heroine / October 1841 / Wales Head
Bark Astoria / January 29, 1842 / Hatteras Inlet
Schooner Lambert Tree / February 1, 1842 / Off Ocracoke
Brig Ashley / June 2, 1842 / Cape Fear
Schooner Trident / June 14, 1842 / Bodie Island
Schooner Leroy / October 5, 1842 / Big Kinnakeet
Brig Marion / November 4, 1842 / Bodie Island / 2 killed
Schooner Driver / January 17, 1844 / Cape Hatteras
Schooner Danube / May 14, 1844 / Bodie Island
Schooner McDonough / June 13, 1844 / Kitty Hawk
Schooner Argon / December 1844 / Cape Lookout
Brig Moon / May 8, 1845 / Nags Head
Ship Victoria / October 23, 1845 / Currituck Beach
Bark Ontario / December 1, 1845 / Diamond Shoals
Schooner Regulus / January 5, 1846 / Hatteras Shoal
Schooner James T. Hatfield / January 18, 1846 Wash Woods
Schooner C.C. Thorn / June 2, 1846 / New Inlet
Ship Howell (or Howard) / July 30, 1846 / Nags Head
Schooner Mary Anna / September 8, 1846 / Off Hatteras
Schooner Antilla / November 6, 1846 / Nags Head
Brig Pennsylvania / September 24, 1847 / Diamond Shoals
Brig Rodney / June 20, 1848 / Off Cape Fear
Schooner R.W. Brown / December 11, 1848 / New Inlet
Schooner Evergreen / January 9, 1849 / Currituck Beach
Schooner J. P. Bickley / March 1849 / Cape Hatteras

1850-1859
Steamer Franklin / September 14, 1850 / Currituck Beach
Schooner Edward Wood / November 23, 1850 / Currituck Inlet
Schooner John Boushell / January 28, 1851 / Albemarle Sound / 4 killed
Steamer America / January 30, 1851 / Off Hatteras
Schooner Richard H. Wyatt / January 31, 1851 / Off Hatteras
Schooner Monterey / March 7, 1851 / Cape Lookout
(?) Aid Harrington / May 23, 1851 / Caffeys Inlet
Schooner Jane / June 1851  Hatteras
Schooner P.B. Savery / August 1851 / Chicamacomico
Schooner Walter J. Doyle / March 1852 / Beaufort Bar
Schooner Magnolia / December 3, 1852 / Chicamacomico / 1 killed
Brig Mary Turcan / December 13, 1852 / Off Currituck
Schooner Henrietta Pierce / Jan 16, 1853 / Kitty Hawk
Schooner Augustus Moore / April 15, 1853 / Kitty Hawk
Steamer Bladan McLaughlin / May 6, 1853 / Kitty Hawk
Brig Albemarle / September 7, 1853 / Off Hatteras
Bark Eliza / November 28, 1853 / Wash Woods / 1 killed
Clipper Rattler / December 8, 1853 / Currituck Beach                                 
Schooner Rio / December 1853 / Bodie Island
Schooner Sun / January 13, 1854 / Beaufort Inlet
Schooner Cassius / February 12, 1854 / Off Hatteras
(?) Robert Walsh / March 8, 1854 / Off Hatteras / 11 killed
Steamer Sam Berry / January 12, 1856 / Masonboro Inlet / 1 killed
Bark Mary Varney / April 5, 1856 / Off Hatteras / 1 killed
Schooner A.S. Willers / September 1857 / Cape Hatteras
Schooner Baltic / November 1857 / Currituck Beach
Brig Amanda Coons / November 11, 1858 / Currituck Beach
Ship Agamemnon / March 25, 1859 / Currituck Beach
Schooner Charles / November 1859 / Nags Head

1860-1869
Schooner Lady Whidbee / January 17, 1860 / New Inlet
Schooner Chansfield / February 1860 / Albemarle Sound
Ship Jane Henderson / June 21, 1860 / Wash Woods
Steamer Vera Cruz / 1860 / Bodie Island
Brig B.T. Martin / July 24, 1861 / Chicamacomico
Conf. Privateer York / August 9, 1861 / Cape Hatteras
Fed. Gunboat Pickett / September 6, 1862 / Washington
Brig Volant / September 1862 / New Inlet
Fed. Gunboat Ellis / November 25, 1862 / New River
Fed. Gunboat Columbia / January 14, 1863 / Masonboro Inlet
Steamer Andrew Johnson / October 5, 1866 / Currituck Inlet
Brig Geo. E. Maltby
/ January 7, 1867 / Off Hatteras
Schooner Martha / January 10, 1867 / Currituck Beach

Schooner Alfred Thomas / March 10, 1867 / New Inlet

Steamer Flambeau / March 1867 / New Inlet
Brig Quick / March 1867 / Oregon Inlet / 5 killed
Schooner Jonas Sparks / April 14, 1867 / Bar
Schooner G.W. Carpenter / April 1867 / Creeds Hill
Schooner Adamantine / November 1867 / Bodie Island
Steamer Oneota / November 1867 / Off Cape Lookout
Steamer Francis / December 30, 1867 / Carolina Beach
Bark Istria / June 1868 / Diamond Shoals / 23 killed
Steamer Patapsco / September 12, 1868 / Cape Lookout
Schooner Samuel Eddy / February 1869 / Frying Pan Shoals
Steamer Gulf City / June 11, 1869 / Lookout Shoals / 22 killed
Bark Ezra / September 1869 / Bodie Island

1870-1879
Schooner Eleanor T. / February 4, 1870 / Carolina Beach / 5 killed
Steamer Eagle / March 4, 1870 / Bodie Island
Bark M.A. Forbes / May 1870 / Currituck Beach
Steamer Key West / October 1870 / Cape Hatteras
Steamer La Republique / February 1871 / Off Cape Lookout
Ship Pontiac / February 1871 / Cape Lookout
Brig William Muir / April 1, 1871 / Currituck Beach
Schooner Harriet N. Rogers / January 13, 1873 / Bodie Island
Brig Annie McFarland / January 30, 1873 / Currituck Beach
Brigantine Faugh-A-Ballagh / February 2, 1873 / Currituck Beach
Schooner William / February 6, 1873 / Chicamacomico
Steamer Ariadne / February 7, 1873 / Nags Head
Steamer Volunteer / February 23, 1873 / Nags Head
Schooner R.B. Thompson / July 3, 1873 / Off Cape Hatteras / 9 killed
Schooner Spellbourne / October 1873 / Off Cape Hatteras
Brig Waltham / May 4, 1874 / BodieIsland
Schooner J. Means / October 12, 1874 / Bodie Island
Schooner Blaisdell / May 18, 1975 / Off Hatteras                 
Schooner Clara Davidson / February 7, 1876 / Hatteras Inlet
Schooner Shiloh / March 17, 1876 / Durants / 2 killed
Schooner Henry G. Fay / April 1, 1876 / Caffeys Inlet
Schooner Electric / August 21, 1876 / Off Cape Fear
Wrecking Schooner S.S. Lewis / September 17, 1876 / Cape Hatteras
Schooner J.H. Lockwood / November 20, 1876 / Chicamacomico
Bark America / December 24, 1876 / Chicamacomico
Schooner lona / April 9, 1877 / Chicamacomico
Schooner Benj. W. Robinson / April 10, 1877 / Chicamacomico
Schooner Hattie L. Fuller / April 13, 1877 / Oregon Inlet
Schooner Western Star / September 11, 1877 / Bodie Island
Schooner E.B. Wharton / January 31, 1878 / Ocracoke

1880-1889
Bark Benjamin Dickerman / October 18, 1880 / Off Hatteras / 1 killed
Schooner L & D Fisk / November 23, 1880 / Diamond Shoals / 6 killed
Schooner Mary J. Fisher / August 24, 1881 / Off Lockw'ds Folly / 4 killed
Ship Sandusky / August 28, 1881 / Off Hatteras / 3 killed
Schooner Mary Bear / September 9, 1881 / New Topsail Inlet / 1 killed
Schooner Stampede / February 4, 1882 / Off Cape Fear / 1 killed
Schooner Edna Harwood / November 31, 1882 / Off Hatteras / 1 killed
Steamer Enterprise / December 4, 1882 / Off Mauls Point / 3 killed
Schooner Wave / March 5, 1885 / Cape Fear River / 3 killed
Schooner Vapor / November 5, 1885 / Cape Fear Bar
Schooner Harkaway / November 30, 1885 / Caffeys Inlet
Schooner Kate Wentworth / November 18, 1886 / Bogue Banks / 1 killed
Schooner George S. Marts / April 16, 1887 / Off Hatteras / 2 killed
Schooner Rachel A. Collins / March 12, 1888 / Off Hatteras / 4 killed
Schooner Parrott / April 7, 1889 / Albemarle Sound / 2 killed
Schooner Frank M. McGear / October 23, 1889 / Whales Head

1890-1899
Bark San Antonio / January 21, 1890 / Cape Fear River
Schooner Sue Williams / March 22, 1890 / Chicamacomico
Schooner William H. Keeney / March 28, 1890 / Little Kinnakeet
Steam Yacht Mignon / September 9, 1890 / Cape Fear
Schooner J.W. Gaskill / February 16, 1891 / Pea Island
Schooner A. L. & M. Townsend / July 7, 1891 / Cape Lookout
Sloop Bronx / June 21, 1892 / Beaufort Harbor
Barkentine Ravenwood / October 13, 1893 / Chicamacomico
Schooner Mary W. Morris / October 27, 1893 / Oak Island
Schooner Gertrude / November 29, 1893 / Cape Fear
Barkentine J.W. Dresser / July 23, 1895 / Cape Hatteras
Schooner William H. Allison / February 3, 1896 / Cape Fear
Ship Mathilda / October 27, 1897 / Bodie Island
Schooner Roger Moore / Oct. 30, 1899 / Big Kinnakeet / Moderate Hurricane

1900-1909
Schooner Mary C. Ward / January 26, 1900 / Pamlico Sound / 5 killed
Schooner Lizzie S. James / March 12, 1900 / Ocracoke
Schooner William H. Kenzal / April 5, 1900 / Cape Hatteras
Bark Nineveh / January 24, 1903 / Off Cape Fear
Schooner C.S. Glidden / March 17, 1903 / Cape Lookout
Schooner John A. Buttrick / March 30, 1903 / Cape Fear / 1 killed
Schooner Clarance H. / December 9, 1903 / Oak Island / 5 killed
Schooner Robert H. Stevenson / January 13, 1906 / Cape Hatteras / 12 killed
Schooner Nellie Floyd / September 18, 1906 / Off Cape Fear / 1 killed
Sloop Harry & Ralph / June 26, 1907 / Cape Fear             
Barge Saxon / October 12, 1907 / Gull Shoal / 3 killed
Schooner Leonora / January 8, 1908 / Cape Hatteras / 5 killed
Schooner Melrose / February 15, 1908 / Core Bank
Schooner Orient / April 18, 1908 / Cape Lookout
Schooner Eleazer W. Clark / November 17, 1909 / Cape Fear
Schooner Marie Palmer / November 30, 1909 / Cape Fear

Schooner Governor Ames / December 13, 1909  / Off Chicamacomico / 11 killed
1910-1919
Schooner Frances / February 1, 1910 / Big Kinnakeet / 8 killed

Schooner Catherine M. Monohan / August 24, 1910 / Ocracoke
Schooner Harriet C. Kerlin / February 6, 1911 / Cape Hatteras
Schooner Wellfleet / March 6, 1911 / Cape Hatteras
Schooner James Davidson / August 26, 1911 / Cape Fear
Schooner Charles H. Valentine / August 29, 1911 / Cape Fear
Schooner Charles J. Dumas / December 17, 1911 / Pea Island
Schooner Elm City / March 25, 1912 / Little Kinnakeet
Schooner Richard F.C. Hartley / September 2, 1913 / Chicamacomico / 2 killed
Schooner George N. Reed / January 20, 1915 / Pea Island
Steamer Mindora / January 22, 1915 / Cape Fear
Yacht Idler / January 24, 1915 / Cape Hatteras / 12 killed
Schooner William H. Macy / April 3, 1915 / Wash Woods
Schooner Loring C. Ballard / April 3, 1915 / Gull Shoal
Schooner Col. Thomas F. Austin / February 24, 1916 / Cape Fear
Schooner Elsie A. Bayles / April 5, 1916 / New Inlet / 3 killed
Schooner Lulu M. Quillin / December 11, 1917 / Little Kinnakeet
Tug Hattie Gage / June 29, 1918 / Nags Head / 1 killed
Schooner Elizabeth T. Doyle / July 30, 1918 / Cape Hatteras
Schooner Gracie D. Chambers February 13, 1919 / Poyners Hill
Yacht Black Hawk / November 6, 1919 / Oregon Inlet

1920-1929
Schooner Momie T. / January 27, 1920 / Caffeys Inlet
Steamer Powel / April 6, 1920 / Off Hatteras
Steamer Maside / December 14, 1920 / Fort Macon
Schooner Mary J. Haynie / May 24, 1921 / Ocracoke
Schooner Dorothea L. Brinkman / March 22, 1924 / Oregon Inlet

Schooner Irma / April 29, 1925 / Kill Devil Hills
Schooner Isabella Parmenter / November 1, 1925 / Chicamacomico
Schooner Morris & Cliff / January16, 1926 / Bogue Inlet
Schooner Adelaide Day / November 8, 1927 / Off Hatteras
Schooner A. Ernest Mills / May 3, 1929 / Currituck Beach / 3 killed

1930-1940
Schooner Lavinia M. Snow / March 7, 1930 / Durants                                 
Schooner Catherine G. Scott / October 14, 1930 / Off Hatteras/ 3 killed
Trawler St. Rita / January 13, 1932 / Paul Gamiels Hill
Schooner Barge Ella Pierce Thurlow / March 23, 1932 / Cape Fear
Tanker Cities Service Petrol / July 14, 1933 / Off Cape Lookout / 2 killed
Steamer Glory / August 1933 / Nags Head
Steamer Mont Dirfys / December 26, 1936 / Cape Fear