Port Elizabeth of Yore: Ships sunk off Algoa Bay between 1552 & 1984

This is a definitive list of all 238 vessels which were sunk of Algoa Bay from the period 1552 to 1984.

Main picture: 1902 Gale with wrecked sailing ships on the North End beach

Aranmore 1903

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

County of Pembroke

The Countess of Carnarvon, probably painted in Genoa after her completion

 

 

 

 

Inchcape Rock

Fight between the ship of the line, Jupiter and the French frigate, Preneuse

 

 

The gutted hulk of the Mariposa

 

The shipwreck Oakworth at PE 1890

 

Paris Maru after striking Roman Rock

 

The ships Two Brothers and the Wayfarer hard up against the hulk of the Queen Victoria in November 1903

 

Zeepaard in 1819

Ships sunk off Algoa Bay between 1552 & 1984 summarised by month

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Ships sunk off Algoa Bay between 1552 & 1984 summarised by vessel type


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