Wednesday, December 15, 2010

WRECKS YET TO BE RESEARCHED

This listing of ships is by date of wreck. These ships will be moved to their own post as more information is discovered:

1800-1819
Sloop Revenue / December 1818 / Currituck Inlet

1830-1839
Schooner Hiram / January 19, 1837 / Wash Woods
Schooner Alhambra / August 26, 1837 / Bodie Island
Schooner William / August 29, 1837 / Cape Lookout

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
[Possibly during the gale-force winds reported in association with an offshore hurricane on October 5.]
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
[A slow-moving hurricane on September 7 formed both the Hatteras and Oregon Inlet, wrecking a vessel offshore ... possibly the Mary Anna?]
Schooner Antilla / November 6, 1846 / Nags Head
Schooner Caroline / March 1846 / Ocracoke
Schooner Claudia and Mary / August 12, 1847 / Ocracoke
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
Schooner Anna Maria / March 1849 / Currituvk Beach

1850-1859
Steamer Franklin / September 14, 1850 / Currituck Beach
Schooner Edward Wood / November 23, 1850 / Currituck Inlet
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 / January 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
[A ship was lost when the coastline received heavy rainfall from the outer rain bands of an offshore hurricane on September 7. Possibly the Albemarle?]
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
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 Wake / September 1857 / Ocracoke
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


[Civil War Years: April 12, 1861 – May 13, 1865]
Brig B.T. Martin / July 24, 1861 / Chicamacomico
Fed. Gunboat Pickett / September 6, 1862 / Washington
Fed. Gunboat Ellis / November 25, 1862 / New River
Brig Volant / September 1862 / New Inlet
Schooner Georgia & battery Rocket / 1862 / Hatteras Inlet
Fed. Gunboat Columbia / January 14, 1863 / Masonboro Inlet
CSA Gunboat Tallahassee / January 15, 1865 / Near Cape Fear
Steamer Andrew Johnson / October 5, 1866 / Currituck Inlet
Brig Geo. E. Maltby / January 7, 1867 / Off Hatteras
Schooner Martha / January 10, 1867 / Currituck Beach
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
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
Rubie / April 1772 / Ocracoke Bar
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
Bark Furioso / March 1874 / Currituck Inlet
Brig Waltham / May 4, 1874 / Bodie Island
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 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

1890-1899
Bark San Antonio / January 21, 1890 / Cape Fear River
Steam Yacht Mignon / September 9, 1890 / Cape Fear
Schooner A. L. & M. Townsend / July 7, 1891 / Cape Lookout
American Schooner William Smith / August 28/29, 1893
Barkentine Ravenwood / October 13, 1893 / Chicamacomico
[Possibly during a major hurricane that moved ashore near the NC/SC border causing heavy coastal damage.]
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 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


1910-1919

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
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
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
Sailing Vessel Nahmeoka / May 22, 1922 /  South of Topsail Island
Schooner Isabella Parmenter / November 1, 1925 / Chicamacomico
Schooner Morris & Cliff / January 16, 1926 / Bogue Inlet
Schooner Adelaide Day / November 8, 1927 / Off Hatteras

1930-1940
Schooner Lavinia M. Snow / March 7, 1930 / Durants                              
Trawler St. Rita / January 13, 1932 / Paul Gamiels Hill
Scooner Barge Ella Pierce Thurlow / March 23, 1932 / Cape Fear
Steamer Glory / August 1933 / Nags Head

Updated 2/6/2018

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