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Date Name of Vessel Position Description Lives Lost/Injured Damage
April 1, 1997 Acadienne 53°11'N 54°26'W, 80 mi NNE of Bell Island; at Argentia 6 April Stern Trawler ACADIENNE GALE, 748 gt. struck by a large piece of ice None 1 meter square hole in steering gear compartment on starboard quarter
April 24, 1918 Admiral Farragut 1 mi N of Petersburg from Ketchikan, Alaska to Anchorage SS ADMIRAL FARRAGUT grounded on an iceberg Unknown Several oil and water tanks leaking though damage not dangerous
July 11,1915 Agenoria Straits of Belle Isle from Barry, Cardiff, UK to Montreal SS Schooner AGENORIA hit a berg 100'N high Unknown Severe damage to bow; after tanks flooded to raise bow
August 20, 1975 Aigle D'Ocean 60°27'N 64°59'W Tug M/V Aigle D'Ocean hit a berg None known Sank
June 28, 1865 Ailsa From Quebec to Greenock AILSA hit a berg in fog None known Lost jib boom, bowsprit, mainyard, etc and bow and stern stove, leaking 6/hr
March 18, 2000 Alantic 53°09.4'N 52°11'W, ~240 km E of Goose Bay, Labrador Shrimp Trawler BCM Atlantic, 870 t, operating in ice was holed 1am in heavy snow probably by a bergy bit Crew took to boats, rescued by FAME 3 hrs later Sank
11 Mar 1898 Alice Blanchard Lynn Canal, Alaska. At Victoria 14th Steam schnr. ALICE BLANCHARD struck a floating lump of ice None known Hull punctured, forepeak filled with water even with pumps going
February 25, 1905 Albatross On the Grand Banks Schooner ALBATROSS sailing east struck a low lying berg in a storm 8 went down, 2 escaped on dinghy Sank quickly. The 2 picked up by schooner ENERGY which was sunk in collision with SS LIDDESDALE when approaching to transfer survivors which in turn went aground at Cape Race.
May 19, 1894 Alberta 30 mi N of St. Jonh's from Bonavista to Jonh's Schnr. ALBERTA hit a berg Crew saved Foundered
March 4, 1905 Alcides North Atlantic SS ALCIDES struck in the side by a berg while caught in the ice pack Unknown Scored by a jagged gash that almost sank her. Made St.Jonh's
August, 1896 Alexander Off Labrador 53°N 56°W Schooner ALEXANDER collided with a berg in snow. Unknown Partial loss
26 Apr 1894 Algeria From Barbados to St. John's Schnr. ALGERIA hit a berg None known Leaking badly and compelled to run ashore at Renews to prevent sinking. Sank anyway 26th
18 May 1896 Alice M. Claridge Off Cape Race 45°N 45°W from Northfield, UK to Nova Scotia Wood barque ALICE M. CLARIDGE hit a berg Crew in boats 2 days. Picked up by schr. CONGO Sank. Crew landed at Halifax June 6
July 19, 1995 Alla Tarasova 63°05'N 67°42'W, Daniels Harbour, Frobisher Bay, Arctic Russian M/pass. ferry ALLA TARASOVA sustained ice damage None known Vessel holed but no help requested
May 16, 1885 Alma 40°33'N 44°38'Wfrom Rochefort to Halifax Bark ALMA hit a berg None known Bows stove; lost bowsprit, foretopgallantmast and all head gear. Not leaking
May 27, 1909 Almerania From Liverpool to Halifax SS ALMERANIA hit a berg, and after leaving St.John's for repairs hit another berg in fog and went into Bay Bulls Unknown First incident bows badly damaged; not serious in second incident
October 27, 1928 Alsatian Bound for Lush'Ns Bight, NF arr. Little Bay Islands 2 Nov SS Lunenburg schooner ALSATIAN hit a berg None known Bowsprit gone
September 6, 1883 Amaranth On the Banks, from Quebec to Greenock Ship AMARANTH hit a berg None known Some damage to quarter
June 17, 1870 Ancestor From Montreal to Bristol Ship ANCESTOR hit ice Unknown Foundered
August 1, 1913 Andania Off Belle Island from Southampton to Montreal SS ANDANIA ran upon a submerged iceberg None known Smashed one of her propellers
May 1895 Angloman From Boston to Liverpool May 4th SS ANGLOMAN in contact with ice (likely an ice berg) None known Down by stern so much could not get over bar at Liverpool, so threw 286 head of cattle overboard
April 21, 1906 Anglo-Peruvian From Shields to Philadelphia SS ANGLO-PERUVIAN hit a berg All on board picked up by MOHAWK and landed at Weymouth Foundered on 24th.
April 9, 1847 Ann Caroline From Alexandria to Waterford ANN CAROLINE hit a berg Crew saved by MESSENGER Abandoned, bowsprit lost and stern frame started
May 12, 1850 Ann Semple 50 mi E of St.John's Schooner ANN SEMPLE struck a berg Crew picked up by MARIA GRACE Sank
May 16/17, 1842 Anna Liffey Or Tiffey 43°08'N 49°W (or 45°N), from New York to Antwerp Barque ANNA LIFFEY or TIFFEY struck a berg Crew saved Sank
May 5, 1832 Anna Maria From London to Quebec in Indian Bay, (Breton) ANNA MARIA struck an iceberg Crew saved Sank
April 20, 1821 Anna Maria 45°30'N 45°W ANNA MARIA struck against an island of ice None None
April 21, 1704 Anne About 50 leagues off Newfoundland coast from Lisbon Ship ANNE struck underwater tail of a huge island of ice and started to leak. Bore off and very soon after hit same or another island of ice Crew took to open boat and made St.John's in 7 days. 5 men perished in boat, 6 soon after arrival. 3 survivors of which one had both legs amputated. Sank
May 7, 1885 Annie Christine Grand Banks from Cork to Quebec Bark ANNIE CHRISTINE struck a berg Crew took to boats and rescued 18 hours later by ship CORNELIUS STOCKEM Sank
August 9, 1988 Aqqaluk Ittuk Off Greenland coast, 67°47'N 29°48'W M passenger/cargo AQQALUK ITTUK hit a large piece of ice None known 4 x 40cm hole; leaking towed to Angmassik for repairs
August 23, 1876 Arbitrator On the Banks from New Orleans to Liverpool SS ARBITRATOR hit a berg Crew saved by brigntne BALTIC Foundered
February 24, 1891 Ardancorrah 46°N 48°W from Mobile to Liverpool SS ARDANCORRAH (ARDANCORRACH) struck a berg ( got amongst ice) Unknown, perhaps some loss Badly damaged and all but foundered; bows stove and forehold filled with water; lost propeller
March 27, 1847 Argo From Baltimore to Cork ARGO struck a berg Crew saved Abandoned, very leaky
November 7, 1879 Arizona 241 mi E of St.John's from New York to Liverpool, 47°N 45°W SS ARIZONA hit a monstrous berg in dark and foggy conditions at 15 mph, (other reports 18 kts) after ordering hard a'Nstarboard and reversing the engines No known deaths, some injuries amongst the 509 passengers as many were thrown at impact Bows driven in 20 feet but collision bulkhead held. No water beyond first compartment. Headed to St.John's for repairs where they removed 200 tons of wedged ice
March 17, 1894 Armenia 43°35'N 48°W from Mobile, Alabama to Greenock, Scotland Bark ARMENIA hit a berg 40'N high Unknown Leaking considerably
June 21, 1882 Asdrubel About 5 mi off Cape English, or 20 mi off Cape Race SS ASDRUBEL struck a berg in dense fog, from Saint John, NB to Bristol Crew took to boats,rescued and brought into St. Mary'Ns Sank with bows still above water.
April 1, 1933 Ashworth N. Atlantic from Grangemouth to Montreal arr. 27 Apr. SS ASHWORTH suffered ice damage None known Forepeak flooded, 9 plates buckled,1 badly fractured, stem twisted, 6 side frames buckled, 2 broken
August 1, 1919 Asquith North Atlantic, from Cadiz June 25 Schooner ASQUITH hit a berg None known Lost headgear; arrived St. Jonh's Aug 8
June 1, 1921 Astrid 46°48'N 46°41'W from Copenhagen to New York Danish Bk. ASTRID struck a berg None known Bow stove, repaired with cement, made St.Jonh's 10th
August 18, 1876 Atlantic Near Cape Norman, NF from Shields to Sagneny ATLANTIC went ashore trying to avoid an iceberg in thick fog Crew saved Total wreck
May 6, 1874 Atlas Eastern edge of Banks Ship ATLAS hit berg Unknown Lost bulwarks, jib-boom, etc.
August 29, 1926 Aurania When leaving the Strait of Belle Isle from Montreal to Liverpool SS AURANIA struck a berg a glancing blow at dead slow in fog which then bumped and scraped along the port side None known Unknown except for bent propeller blade which made contact with the iceberg
May 11, 1875 Aurora From Norway to Quebec AURORA hit an iceberg Unknown Abandoned by crew 13th and afterwards seen to sink
August 16, 1991 Baltic Sea Prince William Sound, Alaska Fv BALTIC SEA hit a berg (mobile glacier ice) None known Drydocking required
July 1, 1903 Baku Standard From Tyne arrived Philadelphia 27th SS BAKU STANDARD Injured by ice None known Hole in forward compartment and leaking badly
July 5, 1883 Barcelona 100 mi. E of Antocosti from Newcastle to Montreal arr. 9th SS BARCELONA hit a huge tabular berg, 3/4 mi long and 40'N high in thick weather at 3:40 pm while reversing engines Unknown Bows crushed and stove 2 fore compartments full of water
May 17, 1862 Baron Clyd 47°N 55°W, from Liverpool to Quebec Ship BARON CLYDE hit a berg in dense fog; put in to St. Pierre 26th. Unknown Bowsprit, foretopgallantmast and headgear carried away; very leaky
April 23, 1967 Batory Off Newfoundland, probably on Southampton - Montreal run M/V BATORY hit a berg None 7'N hole 15'N below water line
May 1898 Bayard 55 mi S of Cape Race, from Marseilles to St. Pierre. arr. 23rd May Bark BAYARD hit a berg ( see also the 6th of May 1885) None known Lost stern, bowsprit, jib boom, foremast, topgallantmast and yard;leaking badly
May 6, 1885 Bayard 46°N 48°W from Dribak to Metis Bark BAYARD hit a berg (see also May 1898) Crew saved by Bark BRILLIANT Abandoned
May 13, 1890 Beacon Light 43°55'N 48°18'Wfrom Newcastle to New York SS BEACON LIGHT hit a berg 90 high and 600 long in dense fog trying to turn it and hitting a projecting ledge None known 50 tons of ice landed on forecastle smashing deck and rails; vessel thrown on beam ends; hull damaged
August 4, 1894 Beaumont Off Wolf Island, Nfld. From Harbour Grace to Indian Tickle, Labrador Schnr. BEAUMONT hit a berg Unknown Lost bowsprit and jib boom; other damage. Returned to Harbour Grace for repairs
June 5, 1877 Beauty On Grand Banks, 45°N 45°W, or more probably off Cape Ray Brigt. BEAUTY from London to Saint John, NB. Unknown Bowsprit and all headgear lost
August 7, 1939 Beaverhill 51°58'N 54°18'W from Montreal to London SS BEAVERHILL hit a berg at 5.30 am None Minor damage to No4 tank plates
June 9, 1903 Belfast 47° 20'N 47° 50'W from Belfast to Miramichi Bark BELFAST hit a berg at midnight None Abandoned and later set on fire
September 17, 1880 Belle Strait of Belle Isle 51°30'N 55°W 85 mi SE of Belle Is. from Harbour Grace to Boulters Rock BELLE hit a berg in dense fog at 4 am Crew saved Abandoned
June, 1876 Belle Keith 6 mi E of Cape St. Francis from Tilt Cove for Betty Cove and Swansea. Arrived St. Johns 3rd. Bark BELLE KEITH hit a berg while under control of pilot Unknown Lost jib boom, bowsprit, and part of headgear.
June 9, 1939 Ben-Hur 48°16'N 49° 27'W, 150 mi E of St. Jonh's Wood schooner (or Fr. Bark) BEN-HUR hit a berg Crew transferred to DUCHESS OF BEDFORD Set on fire and abandoned
May 30, 1915 Beothic Off Newfoundland coast SS BEOTHIC struck a submerged berg None known Leaking badly, docking immediately at St. Jonh's
August 1, 1921 Bergensfjord North Atlantic from New York to Christiania Nor. SS BERGENSFJORD hit a berg None known Arrived 11th with one prop blade bent; drydocked for examination
September 14, 1885 Bertha Off Cape Francis, Labrador, 52°35'N 55°45'W Schooner BERTHA hit a berg in fog Crew saved with great difficulty Went to pieces and sank almost immediately
June 5, 1880 Birdstown (Birdstow) Off Cape Race 41°40'N 51°17'W from New York to Dijon Bark BIRDSTOWN (BIRDSTOW) hit a berg at 10:27am in thick fog at 6 knots Crew picked up by ship LIVERPOOL on 6th. Abandoned, with head and steering gear carried away and settling fast
April 12, 1897 Bohemia 48°30'N 48°50'W Glasgow to New York SS BOHEMIA encountered ice, heavy pack for 3 hours None Known 16 plates damaged above waterline
Before May 1, 1861 Bohemian Off Cape Race SS BOHEMIAN hit a berg Unknown No serious damage
May 14, 1889 Bolina 48°20'N 48°47'W from Jersey to Gaspe Schnr BOLINA hit a berg in dense fog None known Damage to bow and stern
July 25, 1909 Bonavista 25 mi off Cape St. Mary'Ns, from Montreal to St.Johns 46°30'N 54°30'W SS BONAVISTA struck a berg in dense fog Unknown Bow badly damaged but able to make port
May 21, 1912 Bonus Off Cape St. Francis 47°45'N 52°45'W Schooner BONUS hit a berg from Bay Roberts to Sydney, NS. Unknown Partial loss
February 13, 1905 Borston North Atlantic (name of vessel is unconfirmed) Message in bottle SS BORSTON struck an iceberg; will sink in a few minutes; no hope; all lost. Arthur S. Presume all hands Lost
July 9, 1863 Borussia 48°N 44°W from Hamburg to New York SS BORUSSIA hit a berg in dense fog None known Lost bowsprit and stove in bow to a considerable extent
July 15, 1903 Bostonian On the Banks from Liverpool to Boston SS BOSTONIAN grazed an iceberg in dense fog None No damage
October 1, 1935 Bright Fan Wakeham Bay, Hudson Strait 62°15'N 71°39'W SS BRIGHT FAN hit a berg, from Churchill to London Unknown Sank
July 14, 1913 Bright Rose Strait of Belle Isle Schooner BRIGHT ROSE hit a berg 1 lost overboard Unknown
September, 1884 Bristol From Montreal to Bristol, arr. St.Johns 27th. SS BRISTOL hit ice; reports 378 icebergs between Cape Freels and Cape Race None Propeller smashed
May 30, 1854 Briton In 40°N 50°W from Charlestown to Liverpool BRITON struck a berg in fog Crew taken off by RALEIGH next day Left in sinking state
May 21, 1885 Brooklyn On the Banks, from Montreal at Liverpool June 2 Bark BROOKLYN hit a berg in fog None Bowsprit smashed and other damage; ice fell on deck
April 1, 1897 Brooklyn City 43°55'N 48°23'W from Bristol to New York SS BROOKLYN CITY hit a large berg at 11:45 pm Unknown Bows stove in, flooding forepeak and damaging watertight bulkhead
November 25, 1965 Burgermeister Smidt Off Kap Farvel, for Bremerhaven BURGERMEISTER SMIDT hit berg Sank
May 6, 1980 Burhound Atlantic Ocean Dragger BURHOUND struck iceberg in dense fog Damage to port side aft
November 25, 1965 Burgermeister Smidt Off Kap Farvel, for Bremerhaven BURGERMEISTER SMIDT hit berg Sank
September 1, 1903 Burnside South of Douglas Is., From Nome to Seattle SS BURNSIDE struck an iceberg None known Repairs made at Juneau
March 13, 1905 Buzzard Off the French shore, Nfld. British gunboat BUZZARD struck a growler Unknown Bow stove
June 1899 Buzzard Strait of Belle Isle. British gunboat HMS Sloop BUZZARD struck a growler Unknown Bow stove, required to be docked for reapir
August 2, 1836 Byron 44°22'N 48°40'W on Grand Banks from Liverpool to New York Ship BYRON struck a huge iceberg estimated more than 100'N high Unknown Lost bowsprit
June 3, 1880 Cadelia 45°50'N for Philadelphia German bark CADELIA hit huge berg None known Bow stove and headgear carried away. Holes patched
May 23, 1861 Caesar About 44°N 48°W, from Hamburg to Quebec CAESAR hit a berg Crew lifted by DAVID Bows stove, bowsprit and foremast gone, abandoned in a sinking state
July 17, 1937 Cairnglen Strait of Belle Isle, from Newcastle and Leith for Montreal SS CAIRNGLEN hit a berg None Minor damage, arrived Montreal 20th.
May 4, 1914 Cairngowan 300 mi SE of Cape Race 41°21'N 50°50'W SS Schooner CAIRNGOWAN hit a berg from Middlesburgh, UK to Montreal (see also 14 Jun 1929) Unknown Partial loss
June 14, 1929 Cairngowan 47°53'N 49°11'W from Montreal to London SS CAIRNGOWAN struck a berg (see also 4 May 1914) None known Severe and extensive damage to forecastle and No 1 hold
June 27, 1875 Caledonia 90 mi off Fogo 50°N 53°W Schooner CALEDONIA hit a berg from Cupids, St Jonh's to Batteaux, Labrador 82 survivors on iceberg for the night Sank in 30 minutes. Crew picked up by JANE AINSLEY
May 12, 1926 California Off the Grand Banks from New York and Boston to Londonderry SS CALIFORNIA collided with a berg and split it in two None known Unknown
May 6, 1874 Calisto Haws Off Cape Race 47°20'N 48°10'W from Greenock to Quebec Ship CALISTO HAWS hit a berg Unknown Partial loss; lost foremast, cutwater, jib boom, etc.
Febuary 1, 1833 Calypso North Atlantic, from Halifax to UK HMS Packet CALYPSO missing presumed hit a berg 30, all hands Presumed sank
August 9, 1863 Cambria ~45°N 49°W, from Quebec to the Clyde Bark CAMBRIA hit a berg Crew taken off by LOTUS Bows completely smashed, abandoned 3 days later and fired
April 28, 1863 Canada ~47°N 48°W Iron ship CANADA amongst ice and icebergs hit one or the other (see also 9 July 1859) Abandoned 28th crew lifted by ABLE SEAMAN Observed with hawse pipes in water 29th and said to disappear.
July 9, 1859 Canada 49°N 48°W, from Liverpool to Halifax SS CANADA hit a berg in dense fog (see also 28 April 1863) None known Bowsprit, cutwater and headgear carried away
June 4, 1861 Canadian Straits of Belle Isle 51°30'N 55°30'W SS CANADIAN struck a berg from Quebec to England 35 lost, 266 survivors Sank in half an hour
June 16, 1982 Canadian Bulker 47°29'N 49°19.5'W M/V CANADIAN BULKER hit a 650,000 tonne iceberg Unknown Continued to St.Jonh's for repairs
July 24, 1922 Canadian Pioneer North Atlantic from Montreal to Liverpool SS CANADIAN PIONEER hit a berg None known Stbd bow stove and forepeak flooded. Put in to Sydney CB
April 1, 1923 Cape Race North Atlantic from Seville (75 days) Schnr. CAPE RACE hit a berg None known Arrived St.Jonh's Apr 29 damaged above waterline
May 25, 1851 Carlo Mauran Approx. 44°30'N 51°W CARLO MAURAN hit ice None Known Foremasthead, maintopgallant arm, etc carried away
June 26, 1913 Carlton Strait of Belle Isle from Shields to Montreal SS CARLTON struck ice None known Bows dented, leak in ballast tank
May 25, 1919 Cassandra 47°13'N 51°22'W for Glasgow from Montreal SS CASSANDRA hit a berg None Forward compartments flooded
April 17, 1993 Cast Polarbear 46°12'N 46°04'Wfrom Montreal to Antwerp M/V CAST POLARBEAR hit drifting pack ice; almost certainly a small iceberg None Severe damage to bow and forward compartments; already repaired from ice damage received earlier in the Gulf of St. Lawrence
May 3, 1893 Castlegate 385 km E of Cape Race from Danzig to Philadelphia, or from Dundee to New York SS CASTLEGATE hit an iceberg in New York trip or crushed in ice to Philadelphia Crew adrift on ice floe and picked up by sealer DIANA Sank
October 1896 Castor Near Cape Farewell, Greenland, Greenland Denmark ferry service CASTOR disappeared, thought to have hit iceberg 25 lost Lost
29 Jan 1890 Cellert From Hamburg to New York SS CELLERT collided with ice berg, or enourmous cake of ice, in icefield 100 mi. wide sustaining two shocks None known Hole in forepeak 1 foot square and several cracks in plates, otherwise uninjured
July, 1874 Cerdic 30 mi W [] of Cape Race, at Pictou 22nd. SS CERDIC struck a berg None known 4 plates and frames broken on stbd. side
May 27, 1898 Cestrian 43°40'N 48°15'Wfrom Liverpool to Boston, arr. 31st. SS CESTRIAN hit a berg at night in fog None known Twisted stem tp port 20, crushed plates and forcing topgallant forecastle skyward. Bulkhead held; not leaking
May 13, 1885 Ceylon North Atlantic Ship CEYLON hit a berg from Philadelphia to Cork, Ire. Unknown Lost stem and cutwater, slight damage to bows
June 30, 1880 Challenge Near Little Fogo Island from Bristol to Twillingate CHALLENGE struck a berg in dense fog at night Unknown Considerable damage
June 8, 1921 Charlot 48°30'N 50°03'W from Philadelphia via St. Jonh's to Hamburg SS CHARLOT struck a berg None known Leaking in No.2 hold and returning to St. Jonh's
June 18, 1818 Chesapeake Spoken to in 42°51'N 43°17'W CHESAPEAKE hit berg on 16th Lost chief mate overboard Bowsprit, foremast, head of her mainmast and maintopmast carried away
May 1, 1913 Chiltern Range 46°39'N 44°40'W SS CHILTERN RANGE hit an iceberg 150'N to 200'N high Unknown Damaged bow plates
5 May 1885 Cilurem Or Cilurnem 45°N 47°W from Shields to Baltimore SS CILUREM or CILURNEM hit a berg Unknown 3 bow plates stove, compartments filled with water
May 19, 1885 City of Berlin 43°30'N 49°30'W from Liverpool to New York SS CITY OF BERLIN hit an immense berg stem on, dead slow in dense fog at 3.15 am None Bowsprit and headgear carried away, no damage below waterline; ice fell through deck into hold
January 29/30, 1870 City Of Boston Left Halifax Jan 28 for Liverpool SS CITY OF BOSTON assumed to have hit a berg 192 lives lost Sank without trace
March 1, 1854 City Of Glasgow North Atlantic left Liverpool for Philadelphia SS CITY OF GLASGOW missing in ice 480 lost Lost
August 31, 1899 City Of Rome 48°30'N 48°44'W, from Glasgow to New York SS CITY OF ROME struck a berg (a growler) at half speed in fog at noon None Growler cut in two, bow stove below waterline
November 2, 1901 City Of Topeka Taku Bay, Alska Lynn Canal Steamer SS CITY OF TOPEKA hit a berg at night None Known Broke stem and 7 plates bent, large hole near waterline
April 12, 1897 Clair From Marseilles to Nfld., spoken to in 43°N 48°W on 18th of April and put into St. Pierre Brigantine CLAIR struck ice (berg) None known Bowsprit, figurehead, jib boom and headgear carried away, and leaky. Forecastle stove in above waterline
May 7, 1885 Colina Off Cape Race, from Glasgow to Montreal SS COLINA struck a berg Unknown Smashed bulkhead; fore compartment flooded
March 22, 1905 Colomba Lofard (Lofaro) North Atlantic, from Trinidad to London Wood barque COLOMBA LOFARD (LOFARO) hit a berg Unknown Put in to St.Thomas condemned and sold, Nov.08
March 1, 1905 Colonel Burnaby From St. Michael'Ns arrived St. Jonh's 3 April COLONEL BURNABY collided with an iceberg Unknown Deck damaged
August 2, 1911 Columbia Off Cape Race from Glasgow SS COLUMBIA struck a berg during night 4 hurt Bow pushed back 10 feet, 5'N of water in forward compartment
June 24, 1946 Commandante Ten Reiro Grand Banks F/V COMMANDANTE TEN REIRO hit a berg None Sank
July 19, 1896 Concordia Strait of Belle Isle from Montreal to Glasgow SS CONCORDIA hit a berg on way to Liverpool Unknown Huge rent in foreparts. Stem broken off at 80° angle; frames driven back to No.1 bulkhead. Limped into St. Jonh's
May 26, 1880 Condes (Condor) 43°43'N 50°39'Wfrom Fleetwood to New York Bark CONDES (CONDOR) struck a large berg in dense fog by catching mainmast 2 injured; 1 fell of mainmast, other fell off OK but 2 legs broken by falling ice off berg Mainmast brought down bringing everything with it; bulwarks smashed
May 5, 1864 Constantine 42°N 48°W CONSTANTINE hit a large berg in a dense fog Unknown Bowsprit carried away, larboard bow stove and other damage
April 9, 1897 Cordelia From Barbados arr. St. Jonh's April 11th Bark CORDELIA hit a berg or floe Unknown Bows stove in and leaking; also lost foretopmast in a gale
June, 1880 Cordelia For Philadelphia CORDELIA hit a berg (same as CADELIA below) Unknown Stove and part of cargo jettisoned to lighten ship
June 8, 1875 Corinthian On Grand Banks from Montreal to Glasgow SS CORINTHIAN hit a berg in fog None known Lost bowsprit and figurehead
May 9, 1894 Corisande From St.Jonh's, NF to Pernambuco, returned on 10th. Bark CORISANDE struck a berg Unknown Port bulwarks, rails and stanchions broken
May 17, 1875 Corisande Off Cape Race, from St. Johns to Brazil Schooner CORISANDE struck a large piece of ice in dense fog Unknown Part of stem carried away, returned to St. Johns
August 1895 Corona Off Nfld., from Newcastle, NB at Belfast Aug 10th Bark CORONA hit a berg None known Figurehead, stem, and bobstay carried away, planking twisted
August 12, 1912 Corsican Strait of Bell Isle 52°24'N 52°15'W from Montreal to Liverpool SS CORSICAN hit a berg while going very slowly Unknown Stem injured above waterline, not leaking
May 1897 County Of Durham North Atlantic at Stockholm 20th SS COUNTY OF DURHAM hit a berg None Known Bow plates injured
June 16, 1919 Craftsman Off Cape St. Mary'Ns 46°31'N 54°23'W from Liverpool to Montreal SS Schnr CRAFTSMAN hit a berg Unknown Partial loss, put in to Quebec. Arrived Montreal 30th.
March 16, 1891 Critic 42°50'N 49°50'W from New York to Leith SS CRITIC hit a small iceberg None known Hole in stbd. bow, several plates above waterline damaged; fore compartment filled with water
May 7, 1907 Dahomey, from Halifax and Sydney to Manchester SS DAHOMEY struck icebergs None known Leaks in lower forepeak
July 18, 1930 Dalryan Strait of Belle Isle, 51°33'N 55°39'W SS DALRYAN ran aground on a berg from Swansea to Montreal None known Bow stuck on ledge of berg, Nos 1&2 hold leaking, floated off later
February 2, 1901 Danube Yaku Inlet, Juneau (Pacific) 58°15'N 134°05'W SS brig DANUBE struck ice Unknown Partial loss
July 3, 1826 David Shaw 47°10'N 45°W Brig DAVID SHAW hit a berg from Pictou to UK Captain killed by rigging Abandoned; crew 48 hours in boats
March, 1885 De Ruyter North Atlantic from Antwerp arrived Halifax 19 Mar. SS DE RUYTER saw field ice and icebergs and struck something unkown None known Several bow plates damaged
April 30, 1854 Devon From Liverpool to Halifax in 44°N 68°W., arrived May 15th DEVON struck a berg Unknown Bowsprit,figure head,and cutwater carried away, stem started and ship very leaky
July 1, 1907 Devona ~130 mi E of Belle Isle from Montreal to London SS DEVONA collided with a berg in fog and returned to Montreal for repairs None known Forehold filled with water and discarded part of cargo. Lengthy narrow fracture on port side
July 31, 1792 Diana Off Newfoundland, from Dartmouth DIANA on a rock of ice Crew saved Lost
December 28, 1900 Dirigo Gastineau Channel, Alaska to Juneau ss DIRIGO hit a berg Unknown Stem badly shattered below waterline; leaking
October 1897 Dione Arrived St. Johns Oct.25 Brig DIONE hit a berg Unknown Bow seriously damaged, leaking badly
May 28, 1933 Dorothy Melita About 125 mi SE of Cape Spear on the Grand Banks, 45°N 50°W Schnr DOROTHY MELITA hit a berg; pumps manned for 2 days 1 man out of 23 lost Abandoned 30th; crew rowed to Cape Spear in a day and a night
May 16, 1885 Dracona On the Banks from Charente to Montreal; put in to Halifax 20th. SS DRACONA hit a berg at 11pm; steaming at 10 kts before reversing engines; surrounded by many bergs next day None known Extensive damage with hole in bow; not leaking behind collision bulkhead
March 24, 1828 Dublin Packet Grand Banks Ship DUBLIN PACKET hit an island of ice Unknown Sprung her bowsprit and tore off part of her copper
July 1, 1933 Duchess Of Bedford Strait of Belle Isle, from London to Montreal arr. Aug 1 SS DUCHESS OF BEDFORD hit a berg None known 3 plates damaged
May 28, 1854 Eagle 44°N 49°W from Tobago to Bristol Brig EAGLE hit a berg in dense fog at night Crew in boats 3 days before being picked up by brig ESPERANCE; 1 man died of exposure Lost bowsprit and foretopmast, and abandoned; later found and towed with 7 of water in hold
June 13/15, 1882 Edeline 48°10'N 50°W from New York to Christiansund (or 43°N) Bark EDELINE hit a berg Crew took to boats and picked up 18th. Sank next day
June, 1859 Edinburgh 100 mi from St.Jonh's, 5 days out from New York for Glasgow SS EDINBURGH hit a berg in dense fog and put into St.John.s June 7. Safe Considerably damaged about the bow with 2 compartments full of water
May 10, 1880 Edith Troop In Atlantic, from New Orleans to Calais Ship EDITH TROOP last seen in ice Crew of 25 missing Presumed sank
Before March 6, 1863 Edmund Preston From Baltimore to Dublin EDMUND PRESTON struck a berg, part of cargo thrown overboard Unknown Fore compartment full of water
May 4, 1994 Eirini L 44°44'N 49°12'Wfrom Quebec to Norway M/V Bulk carrier EIRINI L. hit ice None known 30 cm hole in bow port plate of bulbous bow
June 1, 1923 Eleanor Maersk North Atlantic from Burntisland SS ELEANOR MAERSK hit a berg None known Arrived Botwood June 19 with stem broken, anchor broken and several plates above waterline on both bows stove
April 12, 1854 Elise & Charlotte 42°59'N 38°44'W Brig ELISE & CHARLOTTE hit a berg in fog Unknown Stem stove in, bulwarks, rails, etc. carried away
About April 27, 1845 Ellen 150 mi W of Cape Race Schooner ELLEN on seal fishery hit a berg Crew took to the ice and picked up by ST.Jonh's LASS Sank
October 24, 1873 Elma 28 mi ESE of Belle Isle, from Snug Harbour to Montreal Brigantine ELMA hit a berg; arr St. Johns Nov. 17th. None known Bows stove and lost bowsprit and rigging
June 1, 1929 Emden North Atlantic, from Montreal arrived Hamburg 18 June SS EMDEN hit a berg None known Damage to stem
February 19, 1930 Emilie Maersk 50 mi W of Cape Race SS EMILIE MAERSK hit ice or wreckage Unknown Hole in port bow
c.1900 Emmeline Off Newfoundland coast Fishing vessel EMMELINE hit a berg 15 lost Sank, single survivor rescued off nearby rock
May 25, 1896 Emrys From Cadiz to Harbour Grace, arrived May 26th Schnr. EMRYS hit a berg at night None Known Lost bowsprit, cutwater, rigging, bulwarks and part of keel. Arr. in sinking condition
September 25, 1908 Erik Off Labrador coast, put into Turnavik Harbour for repairs SS ERIK accompanying Peary expedition struck a berg None known Damaged hull above waterline not leaking
August 5, 1885 Erl King From Montreal to London, put into St.Johns 14th. SS ERL KING hit a berg None known Hole in stbd. bow above waterline
October 3, 1908 Estella Off Tickle [Indian], Labrador Schooner ESTELLA lost in ice Unknown Lost
April 25, 1923 Et Bretagne 46°15'N 44°05'W SS ET BRETAGNE hit a berg None Sank
June 4/5, 1884 Ethel Blanche 49°25'N 45°30'W, from Liverpool to Charlottetown, PEI. Bark ETHEL BLANCHE hit a berg All saved Filled in 20 mins. and abandoned. Gear saved 8th.
June 16, 1894 Ethiopia From New York to Glasgow June 17th SS ETHIOPIA hit a berg None Bow above waterline badly stove and broken; bulkheads tight, forward compartment full of water
July 1896 Etolia From Montreal arr. Bristol Jul.8th. SS ETOLIA hit a berg None known Stem badly damaged
June 4, 1896 Eugene Prince Off St. Johns Schnr. EUGENE PRINCE hit a berg None known Reached port in sinking condition
June 15, 1884 Eugenie Off Bay Bulls, from Montreal to Harbour Grace; towed into St.Johns 16th. Schnr EUGENIE struck a berg None known. Crew abandoned but later reboarded Lost foretopmast, jib boom, bowsprit; hull very badly shattered
May 21, 1847 Eulalia (Eulleo) About 42°N 50°20'W from Havana to St. Sebastian Ship EULALIA (EULLEO) hit a large berg 24 (19) persons went down with ship, 34 in boats picked up by NEWPORT Bow stove and sank shortly after
May 8, 1908 Evangeline 48°N 48°W from St.Jonh's to Liverpool SS EVANGELINE struck a berg None known Bowsprit and other gear carried away
August 11, 1878 Eveline 51°N 48°N, from Leith and Greenock, Scotland to Quebec Bark EVELINE hit the extreme end of a 100 high berg in dense fog None known Smashed jib boom, bowsprit, head rail, etc.
June 10, 1872 Eyrie 15 mi SE of Ferryland, from Sydney, CB to Brigus, NF EYRIE hit a berg in dense fog None known Lost bowsprit, headgear and cutwater; foremast and foreyard sprung and other considerable damage
May 14, 1822 Favorite From St.Jonh's to Barbados in 43°37'N Brig FAVORITE hit an island of ice in thick fog and heavy sea Unknown Lost bowsprit and foremast, returned to St.Jonh's on 25th.
April 7, 1994 Federal Thames From Antwerp to Montreal M/V Bulk Carrier FEDERAL THAMES in severe ice None known 3m x .5m hole in bulbous bow
May 8, 1839 Fenwick Keating For St. John, NB Brig FENWICK KEATING struck a berg Crew saved by HESTER Sank
March 26, 1880 Fernville 46°N 48°W SS FERNVILLE hit a berg Crew landed at St.Pierre Filled and sank next morning
August 11, 1991 Finnpolaris 72°N 59°58'Woff Greenland, chartered to Canarctic to carry zinc ore form Nanisivik mines. Cargo ship FINNPOLARIS with scrap iron struck an iceberg Crew rescued Listed and sank 12th.
June 12, 1880 Flamingo 10 mi off St. Johns for Newfoundland fishing grounds HMS FLAMINGO ran into berg at reduced speed None No serious damage
February 22, 1905 Flamingo Off Cape Race SS FLAMINGO hit a berg Unknown Wrecked
May 3, 1885 Flekkefjord On the Banks, from Flekkefjord to Bathurst,NB Bark FLEKKEFJORD hit a berg None known Lost jib boom, spanker boom and bowsprit
May 18, 1885 Flora 46°N 46°W from St.Nazaire to Parrsboro, NS Bark FLORA hit a berg None known Side damaged and leaking badly
August 29, 1914 Floriston Atlantic, from Montreal to Avonmouth, UK SS Schnr FLORISTON hit a berg Unknown Bows stove and forward parts filled with water. Compelled to run ashore 2 mi W of Port Saunders, NF. Later refloated but went aground near Louisburg and was eventually wrecked
June 1, 1915 Flower Of Home Off Trinity Bay Schooner FLOWER OF HOME struck an iceberg Crew saved Totally wrecked
October 1882 Fluorine A few days out from Ivigtut, Greenland, arr. Philadelphia 12th. Bark FLUORINE colided with a huge berg in dense fog None known Bulwarks stove, railings, spanker boom and wheel broken
April 28, 1878 Flying Scud From Cadiz to St. Johns arr 29th FLYING SCUD struck a berg Unknown Leaking badly belowwaterline, grounded to save cargo
June 1899 Forest Holme From Monttreal via Sydney to Newcastle arr. Tyne June 24th SS FOREST HOLME hit a berg in dense fog None known Lost bowsprit and bows extensively damaged
July 1898 Fortuna On the Banks of Nfld., from Henley to Canada Bark FORTUNA hit an iceberg( another report records Norwegian SS FORTUNAT) Crew 12 days in open boat; picked up and landed at Tilt Cove Sank
July 1, 1882 Framnaes 45°29'N 48°40'Wfrom Gottenburg to Philadelphia Bark FRAMNAES hit a berg in dense fog None known Abandoned, crew losing everything
March 27, 1850 Francis 44°28'N 39°47'W Ship FRANCIS hit a berg Unknown Rudder damaged and a quantity of copper stripped off
June 11, 1833 Francis And Mary Grand Banks from Waterford FRANCIS AND MARY struck a berg Master and part of her crew arrived Cork Dismasted, water-logged and abandoned
13 May 1896 Fremona 20 mi S of Cape St. Mary'Ns, 46°30'N 54°W SS FERMONA hit an iceberg, from Montreal to Dundee Unknown Holed in port bow, partial loss. put into N.Sydney, NS
June 1894 Fri From Chatham, NB at Ayr Jul 9th. Bark FRI hit a berg None known Bows stove and full of water; jettisoned part of cargo
25 May 1882 Friary 300 mi E of Cape Spear, or 43°N 50°W, from Newport to New York SS FRIARY hit a huge iceberg at half speed in dense fog Unknown Bows smashed in 10'N-12'N figure head and bowsprit carried away. Headed for St. Jonh's port bow holed.
29 Jun 1897 Furtor 180 mi NE of St. Jonh's from Parrsboro, NS to Barry SS FURTOR hit a berg. Berg was under water None known Bows badly stove, bulkhead started; part of cargo had to be jettisoned
Before April 26, 1854 G.B. Lamar From London to New York Ship G.B. LAMAR hit a berg Unknown Lost cutwater and other slight damage
May 10, 1881 Gananoque 4 mi off Bird Rocks, Magdalen Islands Bark GANANOQUE hit a berg in thick fog Crew landed on Bird Rocks; picked up 12th. Stove starboard bow and filled rapidly; sank
July 11, 1874 Ganonoque From Quebec to Glasgow off Caoe Race Ship GANONOQUE struck a berg Crew, except 1, saved, arr. Sydney, NS 21st. Towed into St.Johns, derelict.
May 1885 Gatenau From Greenock at Quebec 19th. Ship GATENAU hit a berg None known Lost head gear
June 14, 1855 Gazelle 47°N 42°W from London to Newfoundland Brig GAZELLE hit a berg Crew saved by SOVEREIGA Abandoned on the 17th in a sinking state
June 6, 1909 Geisha Off Cape Spear, Nfld. from Cadiz to St. Jonh's Schooner GEISHA hit a berg near the Newfoundland coast then hit an unlit schooner later that night, then finally another berg None Sank 7th after drifting in to the final berg by which time the crew had taken to the boats. Rowed 50 mi through floes to shore.
July 6, 1833 General Wolf 46°N 48°W from Quebec to Plymouth GENERAL WOLF struck an island of ice Crew picked up by EARL DALHOUSIE Water-logged and abandoned
May 1, 1908 George On the Banks from Newfoundland to North Sydney Schooner GEORGE hit floating ice Crew saved Sprung a leak and foundered
September, 1890 George W. Elder Glacier Bay, Alaska, from Alaska to Victoria arr. Sep 9. SS GEORGE W. ELDER hit a berg, mostly submerged at half speed None known Jagged hole in port bow 3 by 3. Immediately beached to avoid sinking and patched.
June 27, 1949 Gerald & Aiden Near Cape St. John, from Lewisporte to Baie Verte Schooner GERALD & AIDEN struck a piece of ice None Slight damage
May 1, 1933 Geraldine Mary Attempting to reach Botwood returned St. Jonh's May 30 Stmr GERALDINE MARY struck a block of ice almost entirely submerged None known No 5 hold leaking, damage to plates and frames; estimated 10 days to repair
May 3, 1929 Geraldine Mary For Botwood, arrived May 6 SS GERALDINE MARY fouled a growler None known Port side No 1 hold frames bent and rivets leaking
February 12, 1936 Gertrude M. Fauci 150 mi E of C. Sable Fishing Schooner GERTRUDE M. FAUCI struck berg Unknown. Crew picked up Leaking badly
March 10, 1905 Gibralter Strait of Belle Isle GIBRALTER hit a berg or ice 5 sank with ship Foundered very quickly
August 31, 1988 Glacier Express 40 mi SE of Juneau, Alaska near twin Sawyer Glaciers Catamaran sightseeing GLACIER EXPRESS hit a berg between hulls during tide rip None Serious leak, took refuge in cove; additional pumps supplied
Febuary 17, 1870 Glad Tidings 48°N 48°W from Glasgow to New York Ship GLAD TIDINGS struck a berg None known Martingale carried away
April 27, 1983 Gladys Irene 15-18 nM NE of Little Fogo Is., Newfoundland Longliner GLADYS IRENE struck by floating ice Sank
May 12, 1849 Glasgow 44°N 46°W from Antwerp to New York Ship GLASGOW hit a berg 20'N high Unknown Cutwater, cathead, stanchions and head gear carried away, starboard bow stove causing ship to leak badly
June 18, 1833 Gleanor On the Grand Banks from Greenock to Kings Cove GLEANOR struck an iceberg Crew saved Sank almost immediately
December 12, 1873 Glencoe From Harbour Grace, NF to Waterford GLENCOE hit a berg Unknown Total loss
Before April 2, 1878 Glengarry Green Bay area Sealing Brig GLENGARRY struck a small island of ice whilst under sail Crew saved Sank
April 1897 Glen Head From St. John, NB at Dublin April 7th after voyage of 19 days SS GLEN HEAD hit a berg Unknown Unknown
Febuary 21 or 23, 1883 Gloucester City 200 mi E of Cape Race 44°N 52°W from Bristol to New York SS GLOUCESTER CITY hit a berg All crew saved by SS FREJA Sank
August 4, 1896 Glover Crossing the Strait of Belle Isle Labrador Mail steamer SS GLOVER hit a berg Non Known Slight damage only
May 29, 1914 Golfino 45°29'N 48°20'W Wood schooner GOLFINO hit a berg Unknown Sank
May 30, 1856 Grace Darling Off Cape St.Francis GRACE DARLING hit a berg of enormous size Unknown Masts, bowsprit, etc. carried away
July 9, 1919 Grampian 45 mi off St. Johns, from Montreal to Liverpool SS GRAMPIAN hit a berg in thick fog at reduced speed and reversing engines, 5 am 2 killed in their bunks in the bow and 2 injured Forecastle deck demolished, stem flattened, bows cut into 30; all above waterline
April 24, 1905 Grand Lake Off Newfoundland SS GRAND LAKE hit a berg while on sealing trip Unknown Bows damaged, leaking badly
May 9-12, 1885 Grant From Macelo to Quebec Arr.Montreal in tow 30th. Bark GRANT was completely blocked between icebergs None known Badly scraped and lost part of stem.
May 15, 1882 Greyhound 48°26'N 47°W from London to Quebec Ship GREYHOUND hit a berg Unknown Lost foremast and bowsprit
June 5, 1880 Grid From Richmond to Queenstown, spoken to 13th June at 42°08'N 47°32'W Bark GRID struck a berg in fog None known Lost bowsprit, foremast, jib boom and cutwater; planks started
April 11, 1836 Grog 47°N 45°W from Cadiz to Arichat GROG struck a berg Unknown Bowsprit, cat-head, etc. carried away
August 5, 1863 Gulturus From Montreal to Liverpool Brig GULTURUS hit a berg; crew landed at Gaspe Crew took to boats and picked up by sch. PRINCE After ~40 hours of pumping was about to be abandoned when accidentally caught fire
May 9, 1908 Gustaf Adolph Atlantic, from Liverpool to Sydney, NS SS-Schnr GUSTAF ADOLPH hit ice Unknown Partial loss
March 11, 1982 H M Kaiser Labrador Basin Dragger H M KAISER struck piece of ice while fishing Took on water
June 1, 1927 Halse 160 mi E of St. Jonh's from Swansea to Montreal SS HALSE hit a berg None known Water in forepeak, forehold and No.1 tank. Arrived St.Jonh's 30 June
August 1893 Hampshire Strait of Belle Isle, from Ardossan, UK arrived Quebec Aug 10th SS HAMPSHIRE hit a berg None known 6 plates on stbd. bow stove or 2 plates and 5 frames
August 6, 1890 Hanna 48°N 46°40'W from Birkenhead to Quebec arr. Aug. 8th Bark HANNA hit a berg Unknown Partial loss, badly damaged about the bow
June 9, 1874 Hannah 44°56'N 48°10'Wfrom Fernandina to London Brig HANNAH hit a berg in thick fog 3 am Unknown Cutwater carried away, bowsprit and jib boom sprung, cathead and one stanchion sprung
January 30, 1959 Hans Hedtoft 59°30'N 43°00'W from Godthabb to Copenhagen M/V HANS HEDTOFT hit a berg on return portion of maiden voyage 95 lives lost Sank
July 10, 1686 Happy Return 30 leagues within Hudson Strait, 62°N 75°W HAPPY RETURN struck ice on way to Hudson Bay for North West Fur Co. Unknown Sank
July 28, 1895 Harmony Off Labrador Coast, arr. Hopedale, Labrador Aug 8 from London Mission ship HARMONY struck a berg in dense fog Unknown Minor damage
June 20, 1997 Harp 49°47.5'N 55°36.6'WNotre Dame Bay, NF for Bonavista M. search & rescue v. HARP struck a bergy bit at 0315 None known Small dent in port bow shell plating
June 1, 1918 Harry Lewis Off Newfoundland coast Schooner HARRY LEWIS hit a berg Unknown Towed into Cape Broyle June 10 with serious damage; headgear carried away and leaking
June 1, 1920 Hartside From Avonmouth to Port au Port, NF SS HARTSIDE struck a growler None known Put into St. Jonh's June 23 leaking
March 11, 1887 Hartville 43°20'N 47°W from Norfolk to Liverpool SS HARTVILLE hit a large berg Unknown 4 port bow plates smashed and 5 square hole; some cargo jettisoned
September 20, 1884 Harvester 37°N 52°17'Wfrom London to Baltimore Bark HARVESTER hit a berg 3 am. in thick weather None known Lost jib boom, back ropes, foreyard and broke cutwater
June 1, 1899 Hatasu 200 mi ESE of St. Jonh's from Chicoutami to Manchester SS HATASU going dead-slow struck a berg while trying to avoid another in dense fog None known Bow crumpled from forefoot to hawse-pipe. Reached St. Jonh's 4th in sinking position
February 3, 1973 Havjarl 45°48'N 46°23'W M/V HAVJARL hit berg None Extensive bow damage
July 26, 1903 Hedwig 7 mi. SE of Point Amour, Strait of Belle Isle, 51°25'N 56°45'W, at Pictou July 30 for repairs SS HEDWIG hit a berg from Bathurst, NB to Manchester None known Berg drove anchor flukes into hull denting plates and holing bow, leaking
August 25, 1922 Hegira 42°30'N 50°W from Galveston to Havre SS HEGIRA was grazed by 2 large icebergs when she passed between them None Presumed not serious
May 20, 1874 Henrietta Approx 45°N 47°W from Barrow, UK to Bridgewater, NS Bark HENRIETTA hit a berg Crew picked up by brig IRIS on 24th Sank in 20 minutes after taking to the boats
July 18, 1875 Henry Palmer 61°N [!] 51°W from Londonderry to Quebec HENRY PALMER hit an immense berg in very thick fog Unknown Lost 6 stanchions, rail, bulwarks, anchor stock, etc. Put into Sydney for repairs
July 8, 1890 Hibernian 47°43'N 46°42'Wfrom Glasgow to Philadelphia SS HIBERNIAN hit a berg in dense fog None known Damaged 1 plate on port side
July 27, 1926 Hitherwood Off Cape Spear from Montreal & Charlottetown for St.Jonh's SS HITHERWOOD hit a berg in fog None known Leaking
June 18, 1884 Hohenstaufen 41°31'N 48°28'Wfrom Baltimore to Weser SS HOHENSTAUFEN hit a piece of ice 6 high ~ midnight, overcast and misty, no other ice in sight None known Several frames broken, first compartment leaking
March 25, 1837 Hope About 46°N 51°W from Liverpool to St. Johns HOPE struck an ice island Crew picked up by MARY ANN Sank
September 1893 Horn Head Mid-Atlantic from Baltimore to Dublin Note found in bottle Febuary 8th 1894 at Gigha Hebrides, September, 1893. Sinking Mid-Atlantic. (SS) HORN HEAD. Collision iceberg Presume all hands Sank
September 11, 1993 Hudson Kangerlussuaq Fiord, Greenland CSS HUDSON hit a berg None known Holed
May 1, 1927 Hugo Off Cape Farewell, Greenland, from Ivigtut May 20 for Copenhagen Steamer HUGO disappeared, thought to have hit a berg all hands Lost
May 17, 1845 Huntcliff About 45°28'N 48°W Brig HUNTCLIFF hit a berg. Next day lifted the crew off the barque HOPE, sinking from damage by ice Unknown Bows stove
August 29, 1880 Hurworth Off Belle Isle, 52°N 55°30'W from Barrow, UK to Montreal SS HURWORTH hit a berg 1 lost Bow badly smashed
March 10, 1905 Iceland At seal fishery SS Schnr ICELAND hit a berg Unknown Partial loss
July 5, 1874 Iliade Off Nfld., from Antwerp to Montreal Brig ILIADE hit a berg Crew manned pumps for 50 hours till rescued Sank shortly after crew lifted. Crew landed at Sydney.
June 24, 1935 Imogene Near St. Jonh's arr. June 25 SS IMOGENE struck heavy submerged pieces of ice None known Leaking considerably in No.2 hold bilge
May 24, 1882 India 44°25'N 44°52'Wfrom Hamburg to New York SS INDIA struck a berg 10 am at slow speed in fog None known Stove 2 holes on bow
June 2, 1926 Innerton Off Cape Race from Port Said to Montreal SS INNERTON hit a berg None known Arrived St. Jonh's Jun 2 with bows badly damaged; 42 plates
November 8, 1926 Iowa 4 mi N of Petersburg in Frederick Sound, Alaska Gas boat IOWA struck an iceberg None known Partially filled with water and towed into Petersburg
February 22, 1891 Iowa 46°29'N 45°54'W from Boston to Liverpool SS IOWA steamed through ice and hit a berg or was cut through by ice Crew saved by SS Chester Abandoned sinking in ice going down by the head
April 25, 1825 Iris Grand Banks in 43°N Brig IRIS struck an island of ice Unknown Damaged
May 9, 1841 Isabella 44°N 49°W. Another reported position is 42°02'N 43°45'W ISABELLA struck a berg 1 Fatality. Remainder picked up by KINGSTON Sank immediately
June 17, 1885 Isabella Wilson From Harbour Grace to N. Sydney Bark ISABELLA WILSON hit a berg None known Lost bowsprit
March 11, 1901 Iceland Off Newfoundland Sealer ICELAND hit a berg None known Jib-boom, bowsprit and topmasts carried away; foredeck torn up and leaking considerably, pumps constantly going
August 15, 1901 Islander Pt. Hilda, Douglas Is., Stephen'Ns Passage, Alaska 58°15'N 134°30'W SS schnr ISLANDER hit a berg in fog at 1:40 am from from Skagway to Victoria 42 lost out of 181/183; or maybe 65 out of 172 Sank in 20 minutes with $3M in gold, .24M salvaged, raised 1934
June 1, 1974 Ivory Star Gulf of St. Lawrence towards Strait of Belle Isle Freighter IVORY STAR struck a growler or bergy bit None Extensive bow damage
April 22, 1849 James Audus 46°N 48°W from Bristol to Quebec Brig JAMES AUDUS hit a berg at 7 knots in dense fog. Put in to Halifax Unknown Lost bowsprit, foremast, bulwarks and stanchions on both bows and other damage
May 1882 Jason Banks of Nfld., from Amsterdam, at New York 16th SS JASON struck a submerged ice flow None known Stove large whole in bow; sank 4'N by the bow but reached port safely
August 1, 1933 Jennie And Ada Smith Limped into Port Union Aug 29 Schnr JENNIE AND ADA SMITH hit a berg None known Bowsprit and main boom cracked and hull damaged
June 23, 1949 Jennie Florence Leaving St. Anthony, NF Schooner JENNIE FLORENCE experienced engine trouble on leaving port and drifted into and iceberg None Slight damage
May 9, 1885 Jeranos Between 47°N 46°W and 45°N 50°W, put into North Sydney, NS, from Rotterdam to Montreal SS JERANOS hit a berg at night Unknown Hole in bow, forward compartments full of water; 200 tons cargo jettisoned
August 5, 1880 Jessie Hoyt 15 mi WNW of Cape Race from St.Johns to Sydney,NS Schnr JESSIE HOYT hit a berg None known Lost stem, jibboom, bowsprit; foremasthead sprung and other damage, returned 7th.
October 7, 1836 John Off the Banks from Labrador to Jersey JOHN boarded by an iceberg at night Unknown Bowsprit carried away, and started the stern
May 6, 1874 John Abbott 47°N 48°W from Liverpool to Halifax Bark JOHN ABBOTT hit a berg in thick fog Unknown Bowsprit and headgear carried away
July 1899 John Bright Strait of Belle Isle., from Batiscan, Quebec to London; arr. St. Jonh's July 21st SS JOHN BRIGHT met a growler None known Bows stove from 21'N mark to forefoot. Wooden bow fitted St. Jonh's, torn apart and almost sank in storm 31st
Febuary 19, 1856 John Rutledge About 45°30'N 45°56'W JOHN RUTLEDGE struck a berg 1 survivor out of 119 passengers and crew. Left ship in 5 boats. Bow holed and abandoned a few hours later
March 11, 1982 Kaiser Labrador Basin Dragger H M KAISER struck piece of ice while fishing Took on water
May 1, 1913 Kastalia North Atlantic from Fowey to Botwood SS KASTALIA damaged by ice None known Arrived St Jonh's 13th with bows damaged
August 3, 1963 Kastela Hudson Strait for UK Yugoslav freighter KASTELA hit a berg No record of survivors Sank
March 13, 1899 Kastelia 49°N 43°W from Glasgow to Baltimore SS KASTELIA hit a flat large iceberg or piece of ice None known 8 bow plates dented and rivets started
July 1879 Kayosuk From Labrador to Quebec, 7th. Brig KAYOSUK hit a berg None known Some copper carried away
October 1, 1922 Ketchikan Point Adolphus, Icy Straits, Alaska SS KETCHIKAN hit an iceberg and was beached Crew saved Serious; 50 plates to be removed; $40,000
July 1893 King'Ns County 44°48'N 43°30'W from Parrsboro, NB arrived Dublin July 26th Bark KING'NS COUNTY hit a berg None known Badly damaged forward, leaking a little
April 26, 1897 Knight Bachelor 42°N 48°W from Cardiff to Norfolk (Virginia) SS KNIGHT BACHELOR hit a berg Unknown Bows stove to the bulkhead butts. 30'N of bows gone, 62 plates broken. Arr. Halifax 30th stern first in sinking condition
June 22, 1983 Kristina Logos Hopedale Channel, Labrador Dragger KRISTINA LOGOS struck large piece of ice while fishing
July 8, 1907 Kronprinz Wilhelm 42°50'N 50°31'W SS KRONPRINZ WILHELM struck a small berg a glancing blow None known Slight damage
May 15, 1905 Kyle Sealing grounds (same incident as 1965) SS sealer KYLE hit a grounded berg None known Grounded and derelict at Harbour Grace
May 18, 1905 Kyle Strait of Belle Isle SS KYLE struck berg Unknown Serious
April 29, 1897 La Campine 46°50'N 48°W from Antwerp to Philadelphia SS LA CAMPINE hit a berg None known 12 bow plates damaged below waterline; leaky
September 25, 1886 Lady Agnes 60 mi E of St.Jonh's, (or 38 mi SE of Baccalieu Is.) from Trinity to Oporto Schooner LADY AGNES hit a berg at 8 pm Unknown Badly damaged losing spars, yards, companion, jib boom, bowsprit and cutwater; decks opened and leaking badly
April 19, 1854 Lady Falkland 42°N 46°W from Apalachicola to Liverpool LADY FALKLAND hit a berg in thick weather (see also May 1847) Unknown Lost bowsprit, head, cutwater, and making water
May 1847 Lady Falkland From Jersey arr. Arichat 13 May LADY FALKLAND hit a berg (see also 19 April 1854) Unknown Lost bowsprit, head, foremast, maintopmast, etc., and bows stove
June 28, 1803 Lady Hobart 350 mi from St.Jonh's in about 46°33'N 44°W Packet LADY HOBART struck an island of ice at 7 mph in foggy night 29 people took to boats and picked up Jul 4 off Nfld coast, some frostbitten. A captured French Captain had thrown himself overboard. Sank immediately
May 7, 1980 Lake Anja Strait of Belle Isle Tanker LAKE ANJA in pack with growlers Damaged bow and port wing tank
May 6, 1909 Lake Champlain Off Cape Race, from Liverpool to Montreal SS LAKE CHAMPLAIN hit a berg Unknown; 1000 passengers aboard Headed to St.Jonh's for repairs with hole in bow
May 24, 1886 Lake Nepigon Between C. Race and St.Pierre, from Montreal arr. Liverpool 4 Jun SS LAKE NEPIGON hit a berg (see also July 1893) None known Slight damage to forecastle
July 1893 Lake Nepigon Forteau Bay, Strait of Belle Isle, 51°25'N 56°55'W from Quebec to Liverpool SS LAKE NEPIGON hit a berg and returned to Montreal ( see also May 1886) Unknown Damaged, beached with no.1 hold full of water then refloated
July, 1894 Lake Superior Strait of Bell Isle from Montreal to Liverpool arrived July 6th. SS LAKE SUPERIOR hit a berg None known Forepeak filled with water; continued to Liverpool.
March 3, 1880 Langshaw From Barrow to Philadelphia SS LANGSHAW encountered fields of ice and icebergs for 3 days None known Stove port bow and fore compartments filled with water
May 2, 1885 Lauderdale Atlantic from Antwerp to Montreal SS LAUDERDALE hit an iceberg or ice Unknown Damage to starboard bow
May 5, 1887 Laura Belle Off Michaud Point, Cape Breton 45°35'N 60°35'W Schooner LAURA BELLE hit a berg from Halifax to N. Sydney Unknown Unknown
June 13, 1874 Laurel 46°N 48°W from Quebec to Aberdeen LAUREL hit a berg, fore and aft Unknown Lost bowsprit, then upper work of stern; leaking
July 26 or August, 1842 Laurel 47°30'N 40°W Ship LAUREL hit a berg Unknown Unknown
April 24, 1923 Le Raymound 48°57'N 47°55'W French fishing schnr. LE RAYMOUND hit a berg At least 2 dead, some crew adrift for 19 days. 30 brought into St.Pierre by schnr CARLICA Sank
June 21, 1882 Leon From Richtonete to Maryport, Eng., spoken to 26th in 47°40'N 43°20'W Bark LEON struck a berg None known Badly damaged, stoving bows and carrying away jib boom, fore and maintopmast and all yards; continued voyage
June 13, 1875 Liberty 60 mi W of Cow Head, 49°50'N 59°11'W Bark LIBERTY hit a berg in fog Crew saved Grounded on a reef, condemned & sold; recovered without damage
May 31, 1854 Lilburn Grand Banks, from Shields April 11th Brig LILBURN hit a berg Crew picked up by the NICARAGUA Sank
Sept 1899 Lily Of The West Off the Strait of Belle Isle from Labrador, arr. St. Jonh's Sept. 26th Schnr. LILY OF THE WEST struck an iceberg Crew saved Sank almost immediately
July 25, 1822 Liverpoo 43°N 49°W Ship LIVERPOOL lost, presumably hit berg Unknown Lost
June 16, 1882 Lizzie Cameron 230 mi or 45°N 48°W off Newfoundland coast from Charlottetown to Bordeaux Barque LIZZIE CAMERON hit a berg at 8 knots Crew took to boats, picked up by banking schooner J.W. Bentley and landed at Bay Bulls, Nfld Port bow crushed, filled with water and turned on her beam ends in half an hour
July, 1881 Lomosa (Limosa) Strait of Belle Isle, from Hull to Quebec SS LOMOSA (LIMOSA)hit a berg None known Bow stove, leak controlled
May 12, 1841 London 43°N 50°30'W from Yarmouth, NS to Liverpool LONDON struck a berg None known. Heard crash shortly after, supposed to be another vessel running against the iceberg Stove larboard bow and lost bowsprit, main topmast etc.
May 27, 1885 Lord Gough 42°44'N 50°21'Wfrom Liverpool to Philadelphia SS LORD GOUGH collided slightly with a large iceberg None No damage
May 14, 1823 Lord Wellington About 44°N 52°W LORD WELLINGTON struck a berg Crew picked up by THOMPSON Abandoned with 8'N of water in the hold
May 9, 1844 Lotus About 50°N 42°W from Bristol to Quebec Barque LOTUS hit a berg Boats picked up by the SWALLOW from Hamburgh Foundered immediately
May 19, 1976 Louis Maersk Strait of Belle Isle Bulk carrier LOUIS MAERSK struck floating ice
June 18, 1888 Loyal Strait of Belle Isle Ship LOYAL lay becalmed when a berg drifted into her, or drifted into a grounded berg None unknown Suffecient blow to cause severe leak; grounded to avoid sinking- later broke apart and became total loss
May 24, 1959 Lydia Maria 47°00'N 52°30'W M/V LYDIA MARIA hit a berg 20'N by 100'N at 9 knots None Extensive dry-docking required
July 10, 1913 Magda From Cardiff to Tilt Cove SS MAGDA struck a small iceberg at slow speed in dense fog None known Damage not great
15 Apr 1890 Magdalena 43°50'N 39°37'W from New York to Liverpool Bark MAGDALENA hit a berg at 10:30 pm Crew picked up by SS Umbria Badly damaged and abandoned next day
May 6, 1885 Magdalena 45°N 47°W Bark MAGDALENA hit a berg Unknown Abandoned
May 10, 1874 Mai 44° 41'N 49°W from Hamburg to New York Barque MAI hit a berg in thick fog Unknown Broke bowsprit, cutwater, figurehead, mast and jibbon and all sails attached
October 11, 1933 Maia Labrador Sea Wood schooner MAIA hit a berg Unknown Set on fire and sunk
May 26, 1868 Majestic 46°N 46°W from Shields to Quebec Barque MAJESTIC struck a berg Crew landed at Miramachi Bows stove, abandoned in sinking state
July 1899 Manche Off the coast of Labrador on fishery patrol; arr. St. Jonh's Aug. 2nd French war vessel transport MANCHE hit a berg Unknown Bows stove in
March 14, 1905 Manche Off Newfoundland on fishery patrol French corvette MANCHE hit a berg Unknown Unknown
July 3, 1927 Manchester Citizen 50°30'N 58°38'W from Montreal to Manchester SS MANCHESTER CITIZEN grazed an iceberg None known One port bow plate and 3 propeller tips damaged
November 1, 1913 Manchester Commerce 100 mi E of the Strait of Belle Isle from Montreal to Manchester SS MANCHESTER COMMERCE struck a berg in early morning Unknown Severe damage, bows crushed to forward bulkhead. Arrived St. Jonh's 4th, repairs estimated at 2 months
July 29, 1901 Manchester Corporation From Quebec For Manchester SS MANCHESTER CORPORATION hit submerged ice Unknown No 2 hold filled with water; voyage completed with pumps constantly going
August 6, 1922 Manchester Corporation Strait of Bell Isle 51°36'N 56°13'W from Manchester to Montreal SS schnr MANCHESTER CORPORATION hit a berg Unknown Bow damaged from forefoot to forecastle, stem broken, plates broken and twisted, anchors broken and lost
July 1, 1912 Manchester Inventor From Montreal July 20 (likely for Manchester in the Strait of Belle Isle) SS MANCHESTER INVENTOR damaged by ice None known Put into St.Jonh's 29th with forepeak full of water and water in No 1. hold
15 July 1899 Manchester Port Straits of Belle Isle SS MANCHESTER PORT collided with ice Cattle uninjured beyond a few bruises Starboard bow damaged, few plates gone, stern twisted, leaking badly; 300 tons of cargo jettisoned
May 16, 1914 Manchester Spinner 44°N 49°13'W SS MANCHESTER SPINNER touched an iceberg None known Slight damage to bows
May 30, 1915 Mancunia North of St.Jonh's from Cardiff to Bonavitsa Bay or Lewisporte SS MANCUNIA struck an iceberg None known Serious damage and returned to St.Jonh's for repairs departing again June 19
June 5, 1935 Mansepool For Montreal arr. June 10 SS MANSEPOOL struck a berg None known Forecastle plates bent back and opened; above waterline
July 3, 1864 Margaret 46°N 46°W, from Quebec to Berwick Bark MARGARET hit a berg Crew picked up by CAP ROUGE Became waterlogged and was abandoned
May 10, 1849 Maria 50 mi off St. Paul'Ns Is., 47°15'N 60°10'W Schooner MARIA hit a berg from Limerick to Quebec 109 out of 122 immigrants lost Sank
July, 1842 Maria 46°N 48°W from Quebec at Milford 7 August MARIA struck an Island of Ice in dense fog Unknown Lost bowsprit, foretopmast, etc.; damage to hull and leaky
June 14, 1944 Maria Preciosa Davis Strait F/V MARIA PRECIOSA hit a berg Unknown Sank
April 22, 1991 Marine Transport 16 km off Cape Race MARINE TRANSPORT struck ice floes Crew rescued and arrested for drug smuggling Sank, lying in 50m of water with several hundred kilos of cocaine onboard for Quebec
July 15, 1893 Martha 47°N 49°W Grand Banks from Chaleur Bay to Glasgow Wood barque MARTHA hit a berg in dense fog Unknown Bows stove later condemmed at St. Jonh's
May 10, 1885 Mary Louisa 46°N 49°W from New York to Newcastle SS MARY LOUISA in ice and heavy swell, icebergs dashed against hull Crew picked up by Barks BRILLIANT and CHARGER Hull plates crushed causing forward hold to fill; crew left with prop sticking out of water. Sank
June 26, 1919 Maskinonge Off Cape Race from Sydney,CB for Wabana. NF SS MASKINONGE hit a berg Unknown 10 plates stove in and hawse pipes broken; headed to St. Jonh's for repairs
June 16, 1882 Massasoit From Gloucester to the Banks, 25 mi N of Cape Ballard Fishing schooner MASSASOIT hit a berg at full speed in fog Some crew took to boats and landed at St.Jonh's, others lost Sank almost immediately
March 11, 1874 Mastiff Off Baccalieu Sealing SS MASTIFF struck iceberg Unknown Bowsprit, stern rail, cut head, bulwarks carried away, ship much damaged
June 12, 1875 Maud (Maude) On Grand Banks from Greenock to Quebec Ship MAUD (MAUDE) hit a berg Unknown Port bow stove
May 18, 1875 Maud Helen 47°N 47°W from Darien to Belfast Bark MAUD HELEN hit a berg in dense fog Unknown Bows stove, lost bowsprit, etc.
May 5, 1881 Mayfield 10 mi E of Sydney, Cape Breton 46°15'N 60°W, from Cow bay to Quebec SS MAYFIELD hit ice [some reports say iceberg] Unknown Partial loss, ran ashore at N. Sydney to avoid sinking; later refloated.
Before June 12, 1874 Melpomene 48°N 46°W from Liverpool to Quebec MELPOMENE hit a berg Unknown 5 planks stove in port bow; leaking
May, 1885 Mindet On the Banks, from La Rochelle to Quebec arr. 24th. Bark MINDET hit a berg Mate lost overboard while trying to clear ship Stbd.bow stove; stanchions broken; lost bowsprit, jib boom, foreyard and head gear
17 Jul 1894 Miranda Off the strait of Belle Isle, from St. Jonh's to Greenland SS MIRANDA (Dr. Fred Cook'Ns Greenland expedition ship) going dead slow in fog hit a berg None known Punctured bow (3 plates and hawespipe broken) and returned for repairs. Later struck rock off Greenland and sank
May 1, 1885 Moen 46°N 45°W from Elsinore to Quebec Bark MOEN hit a berg in thick weather 1 man lost while taking to the boats Berg fell on vessel shortly after crew took to the boats, cutting her in two
August 19, 1896 Moldava 200 mi S of Cape Race 47°55'N 49°19'Wfrom Cardiff to Halifax SS cargo MOLDAVA hit a berg in fog Crew took to boats; picked up by SS CIRCASSIA Filled rapidly and sank
July 31, 1908 Monmouth Strait of Belle Isle to Montreal (from Boston) SS MONMOUTH hit a berg None known Leak in forward compartment, temporary repairs in Montreal
June 21, 1882 Montague 42°20'N 52°05'Wfrom Tenerife to Summerside, PEI Bark MONTAGUE hit a berg in thick fog None known Jib boom smashed and 10 of cutwater lost
July 3, 1927 Montcalm Approximately 51°N 54°07'W from Montreal to Glasgow SS MONTCALM struck a submerged iceberg None known One propeller blade bent
May 1, 1928 Montclare North Atlantic on Liverpool - Montreal runs SS MONTCLARE encountered icebergs on both legs None known Propeller blades damaged
April 9, 1928 Montrose From St.John,NB to Liverpool ~700 mi off Canadian coast SS MONTROSE struck a berg (see also 27 Jul 1909, and July 1899) 2 Men on deck killed by falling ice from iceberg Extensive damage to stem and bows above waterline, anchors lost
July 27, 1909 Montrose ~30 mi E of Cape Race, 46°40'N 52°23'W SS MONTROSE struck a berg from London to Montreal (see also 9 Apr 1928, and July 1899) None known Bows badly damaged and forepeak flooded. Made St. Jonh's
July, 1899 Montrose From Montreal at Avonmouth 25th SS MONTROSE hit a berg (see also 9 Apr 1928, and 27 July 1909) None known Plates damaged and leaking
September 2, 1875 Moravian ~100 mi E of the Strait of Bell Isle from Liverpool to Quebec SS MORAVIAN hit a large berg at 12 pm in fog None known Lost bowsprit and damaged plates above the waterline
September 12, 1884 Mordaunt Conception Bay Schnr MORDAUNT hit a berg None known Almost totally wrecked but managed to make Holyrood
March 27, 1905 Mount Temple Grand Banks SS MOUNT TEMPLE hit a berg Unknown Unknown
May 6, 1823 Mountstone From Plymouth to Newfoundland MOUNTSTONE struck an iceberg Crew picked up on 14th by which time 7 of the 10 had died Sank
April 24, 1892 Nancy Off Scaterie, NS, from St.Pierre to Sydney Schooner NANCY struck a berg Landed safely at Flint. Is. Ran ashore, then sank
Before August 28, 1761 Nancy From Glasgow to Virginia in 46°N NANCY struck an island of ice Crew taken up by LEOPARD Sank
19 Feb 1893 Naronic From Liverpool to New York; lifeboats found March 4th at 42°27'N 46°W SS NARONIC struck a berg in blinding snow Lost with all hands, 74 Sank, message in bottle found later at Ocean View, Virginia March 30th
May 7, 1973 Navi Champion Near Newfoundland coast M/V NAVI CHAMPION hit a berg None Ruptured 4 meters in forepeak
May 11, 1880 Neptune Off River St.Lawrence, from Queenstown Bark NEPTUNE hit berg Crew lifted from boats by GANGER ROLF Sank
April, 1885 Neptune Off Newfoundland SS NEPTUNE on sealing grounds ran into berg Unknown Broken bows and crippled
January 13, 1890 Nessmore From Baltimore to Liverpool SS NESSMORE hit a berg (see also 29 Apr 1883) Unknown Damage to bows
April 29, 1883 Nessmore Off the Banks of Newfoundland, from Liverpool to Baltimore SS NESSMORE hit a berg (see also 13 Jan 1890) None known 5 frames broken and 1 bow plate above water stove in.
June 6, 1948 Nevada 48°12'N 52°55'W, 30 mi NE of St. Johns M/V NEVADA hit a berg in dense fog at 1.23 pm, proceeding to St, Johns None Extensive damage above waterline, collision bulkhead tight: $35,000 damage
July 5, 1874 Nevada From New York to Queenstown, arrived 12th. SS NEVADA hit a berg in fog Unknown Some damage, and part of berg fell off onto forecastle
April 11, 1912 Niagara Less than 10 mi from TITANIC'Ns eventual fate SS NIAGARA struck 2 bergs Unknown Cut below water line in 2 places.Pumps kept her free
May 9, 1845 Niagara Unknown Barque NIAGARA struck a large berg Unknown Bows stove, bowsprit carried away and other damage
May 31, 1863 Nicholas North Atlantic, spoken to in 46°N 15°W returning to Bordeaux Ship NICHOLAS hit a berg None known Lost bowsprit, foremast, etc
April, 1874 Nive From Granville, Fr. to St. Pierre Brig NIVE hit a berg. Crew landed at St.Pierre 24th. Crew saved by Brig ARNEE Sank
July 3, 1922 Norburn North Atlantic from Quebec to Liverpool SS NORBURN struck a berg None known Several frames broken and plated damaged. Put in to St. Jonh's July 5
October 18, 1929 Norco N. of Petersburg, Alaska M/V NORCO hit a small berg None known Damage slight
May, 1859 Norden 45°N 54°W, from Shields to Quebec arr. 10 May NORDEN struck a berg Unknown Bow stove and bowsprit carried away
May 7, 1910 Normandy About 15 mi off Tors Cove, Nfld from Middlesborough, UK to Halifax SS NORMANDY in dense fog apparently hit a berg (likely a rock) None Sank
May 27, 1890 Normannia 45°48'N 47°50'W SS NORMANNIA sighted a berg dead ahead at 5:15 pm in dense fog. Engines reversed, course changed and glanced off berg on broadside None; passengers hardly felt the shock Damaged turtle back and about 40'N of plates
May 2, 1890 Norse King 48°13'N 49°15'W from Antwerp to Montreal SS NORSE KING sustained a number of heavy blows by ice Unknown Plates torn from stem, forward compartment full of water
May, 1890 Norwood From Greenock arr. Quebec Jun 1 Ship NORWOOD hit a berg Unknown Bows damaged and headgear carried away
Febuary 2, 1884 Notting Hill 46°N 46°20'Wto New York from London SS NOTTING HILL hit a heavy sunken berg twice at 11:50 pm All hands rescued by SS STATE OF NEBRASKA 2 holes, abandoned on the 5th with 18'N of water in the hold
May 8, 1897 Nyanza 2 mi S of Entry Is, Magdalens, 47°15'N 61°40'N Schooner NYANZA hit a berg from Lunenburg to Magdalens Crew saved Abandoned, later taken over by wreckers
June 3, 1859 Nyssia From Quebec to Liverpool, put into Croque Harbour, French Shore Brig NYSSIA hit an island of ice None known Forefoot and part of keel carried away
June 5, 1882 Oban Off St. Pierre 46°54'N 56°20'W from Sydney, NS to St. Jonh's Brig OBAN collided with a berg or rocks [more likely] off S end of St. Pierre Unknown Unknown
July 2, 1864 Ocean Pearl From Cardiff to New York OCEAN PEARL hit a berg in dense fog None known Lost cutwater; started a good deal of copper from each bow
April, 1894 Olbia From Marseilles arr. St.Pierre 12th. SS OLBIA struck a berg Unknown Stern post broken
May 11, 1882 Olivette 46°N 46°W from St. Lucia, West Indies to Tignish, NS Barqt OLIVETTE hit a berg 80 high in dense fog Unknown Lost bowsprit, jibbom, head gear and part of cutwater; no leaks
April 28, 1993 Omikronventure L Approx. 47°45'N 48°30'W, from Norway to New York M/V OMIKRONVENTURE L with 600,000 barrels of oil struck growler. None 7 by 3 meter hole in forepeak plus cracking; no oil pollution resulted
February 4, 1993 Oocl Challenge 45°N 49°13'W, from Montreal to UK and Europe M/V OOCL CHALLENGE struck growler at 18 kts None known Considerable damage, 30'N gash in bow and additional cracking in ballast tanks
June 23, 1861 Ornen ~45°N 49°W, from Montreal to Bristol Bark ORNEN hit a berg in fog Crew picked up 25th by WEBSTER Sank
June 16, 1871 Osprey Near Trinity SS OSPREY hit a berg Unknown Lost bowsprit
May 7, 1885 Ossuna From Liverpool arr. Newcastle, NB May 20; spoken to in 46°N 47°W on 7th. Bark OSSUNA hit a berg None known Lost foreyard, foretopsail yard, mizzen, channels, rigging and steering gear. Port side of cabin smashed
January 2, 1994 Overseas Ohio Prince William Sound, 25 mi S of Valdez, for Valdez, Alaska Tanker OVERSEAS OHIO hit a ~4,000 ton berg at 10 kts None Bulbous bow squashed, ruptured ballast tank; ~$1M
May 19, 1923 Oxonian Off Cape Ray, NF SS OXONIAN hit a berg None known Arrived St.Jonh's May 21 with hole in bow and holds flooded
January 23, 1856 Pacific North Atlantic from Liverpool to New York SS PACIFIC lost amongst icebergs 186, all hands. Message in bottle found in Hebrides .... ship going down. Confusion on board. Icebergs around us on every side. I know I cannot escape... Sank
June 16, 1985 Pandalus 53°10'N 52°05'WCan. F/V PANDALUS hit ice None known Sank
June 18, 1898 Para 6 mi E of Gulf Is., from Swansea to Tilt Cove, Nfld. SS PARA struck a berg (two reports: crushed in ice) Unknown Sank
May 1890 Parisian Off the banks of Nfld. from Liverpool arr. Quebec May 14th SS PARISIAN hit a berg while proceeding cautiously None known Got clear without damage
April 25, 1884 Patrius Or Patruus North Atlantic from Jersey, UK to Arichat, NS Brig PATRIUS or PATRUUS struck a berg Unknown Lost bowsprit and figurehead, beams broken, cargo damage
November 1892 Pearl Nelson Off Labrador, for Provincetown, Massachusetts Schnr. PEARL NELSON hit a berg 200'N high in dense fog All but 1 man deserted the Captain Crew came back on learning the vessel was only partly disabled
June 16, 1882 Pera 32 mi SW of Cape Race 46°30'N 53°W from Sydney to London SS PERA struck berg at full speed Crew saved, 1 boat picked up by the FLORELLA ~32 mi SE by E of Cape Race; other 2 by LAKE MANITOBA Cut through the hull to the foremast; total loss
May 25, 1830 Percival 44°N 48°W PERCIVAL hit a berg at night Unknown Considerable damage to bows and very leaky
December 26, 1856 Persia North Atlantic SS PERSIA scraped the side of a berg on maiden voyage from Liverpool to New York Unknown Arrived safely
February 4, 1957 Petit Bras Dor 48 mi E of Cape Breton from Sydney to St.Pierre M/V PETIT BRAS DOR hit a berg Unknown Sank
July 18, 1935 Philip T. Dodge Off Bell Isle from Montreal SS PHILIP T. DODGE grazed an iceberg None known 3 port bow plates damaged and frames, lowest 12 above water
August 4, 1893 Pickhuben Northern Straits (Strait of Belle Isle) from Hamburg to Montreal SS PICKHUBEN hit a berg 150 high & almost 1 mi long None known 12 diameter dent in starboard bow
May 14, 1862 Pioneer Off Cape Race PIONEER struck a berg the day before. Some cargo saved by BLUE JACKET Unknown Sank
June 27, 1854 Pioneer From Shields to New York PIONEER hit a berg Crew saved by SYPHAX Sank
June 12, 1836 Planet 43°N 61°W from Smirna to Halifax Brig PLANET struck an ice island Unknown Stove her bow, etc.
June, 1878 Polynesia Strait of Belle Isle, from Montreal to Liverpool, arrived 24th. SS POLYNESIA grazed a berg None known Scraped the Poly off her name and deposited 10 tons of ice on deck
May 22, 1874 Pontecorvo 150 mi E of Cape Race 46°20'N 51°05'Wfrom Christiana, Nwy. to Quebec. Barq PONTECORVO hit a berg in fog. 170 Passengers and crew lifted by ship MACEDONIA Abandoned 23rd. Damage to bowsprit and foremast and damage to hull above waterline
August 1, 1914 Port Dalhousie E of Belle Isle up St. Lawrence SS PORT DALHOUSIE was injured by ice None known Injured, and later ran ashore in fog in St. Lawrence
July 30, 1890 Portia From Pilley'Ns Is. to St. Jonh's SS PORTIA struck a berg. Another account: passing berg when it broke into 3 pieces one of which came up under hull lifting her 5'N( see also June 1893- same incident) None known Drove bow under water; no material damage. Lloyd'Ns list account; strained slightly midships, rudder twisted
June 1893 Portia Notre Dame Bay, Nfld. from Pelley'Ns Is. to St. Jonh's SS PORTIA, 1,200 tons got too close to an iceberg and was hoisted 12'N high and dry as the berg capsized. None Some plates and keel damaged, slight leak. (see also July 1890)
April 1887 Poyeur Quertier From Brest to Halifax SS POUYER QUERTIER contact with ice (berg) None known Bow plates broken above waterline
June, 1875 President From Liverpool arr. Quebec Jun 7t PRESIDENT hit a large piece of ice Unknown Considerable damage to bows and making 4-5 water/hour
March 11, 1841 President Sailed from New York for Liverpool Steamer PRESIDENT disappeared, believed to have struck a berg 120 people lost Disappeared
June 8, 1995 Prince Off Botwood, 49°09'N 55°20'W M/V UB PRINCE struck a growler None known Split in bulbous bow, damage to forepeak tank. 1 mo. delay
June 10, 1833 Prince Regent From Miramichi to Mitford PRINCE REGENT struck a berg Unknown Unknown; probably minor
May, 1885 Princess Alexandria From Greenock arr. Quebec 22nd. Bark PRINCESS ALEXANDRIA struck a berg None known Figure head carried away and other damage
February 26, 1921 Princess Matioka Off Cape Race SS PRINCESS MATIOKA struck berg or submerged wreck Unknown Slight damage to steering gear
May 1, 1863 Princess Royal Off Newfoundland, from Liverpool to Halifax Ship PRINCESS ROYAL struck a berg bound for Halifax Crew saved Abandoned
April 14, 1880 Prior 46N 47W SS PRIOR hit a berg Unknown Unknown
April 15, 1861 Prospero From Liverpool to St.Jonh's PROSPERO struck a berg Mate & 4 crew picked up by French brig FRANCE, master & rest of crew missing Sank
May 23 or 28, 1864 Protector From New York to Corunna Ship PROTECTOR hit a berg Crew picked up by SS NORTH AMERICA Sank
May 17, 1882 Prussian 45°N 47°W arr. St. Jonh's 19th SS PRUSSIAN hit a berg in dense fog at low speed None known Smashed bowsprit and figurehead
April 28, 1854 Pudyona (Pudiana) Near the Banks, from Liverpool to Quebec PUDYONA (PUDIANA) struck a berg Unknown Stem split, bow ports started, brest hooks broken; in a sinking state
March 30, 1909 Purelight From Philadelphia to Hamburg SS PURELIGHT hit a berg None known 5 bow plates to be renewed
June 5, 1832 Queen Adelaide 43°50'N 46°30'W Ship QUEEN ADELAIDE struck an island of ice Unknown Lost jib and flying jib booms
May 1, 1960 Queensgarth Off Newfoundland M/V QUEENSGARTH hit a berg None Hold flooded
May 10, 1885 R.W. Merriam 43°30'N 49°20'Wfrom Liverpool to Halifax Bark R.W. MERRIAM struck a large berg ~400 high and 1 mi long in thick fog 8 am at 3 kts Crew taken aboard Bark AURORA Bows stove and bowsprit driven into hold. Abandoned 11th and later observed on fire
May 1892 Ratata In the Gulf, from Havre arr. Bathurst, NB May 10th Bark RATATA hit an iceberg None known Stem damaged and bowsprit broken
August 12, 1972 Rattry Head 40 mi E. of Cape Bauld M/V RATTRY HEAD hit a berg None Minor Damage
May, 1871 Recruit 40°43'N 51° 34'WUnknown ship amidst 4 bergs passed by schnr RECRUIT 24th Unknown Waterlogged; fore and main masts lying on deck
July 21, 1996 Reduta Ordona Hudson Strait From Gydnia to Churchill, Manitoba M/Bulk Carrier REDUTA ORDONA, 20,257 gt, hit a berg None known Extensive damage to bow, Nos. 1 & 2 holds. Out of service till Sep.16
July 22, 1909 Regulus Off Cape Race, from North Sydney, CB and St.Lawrence to St. Johns SS REGULUS hit a berg, and proceeded to St. Johns Unknown Badly damaged, bow plates crushed but collision bulkhead held. Worst iceberg damge seen in St. Johns for 20 years
August 27, 1884 Resolven Off Catalina, from Harbour Grace to Snug Harbour, Lab. Brig RESOLVEN likely hit a berg 13 crew and passengers presumed lost Found derelict and abandoned 30 mi off Catalina and towed to Harbour Grace
June 8, 1881 Reuben J. Hart 20 mi E.N.E. of Cape St.John from Conception Bay to Labrador Fishing vessel REUBEN J. HART struck ice at 7 kts in thick fog All of the 60 on board made it on to the ice Sank in 3 minutes. Crews picked up later in the day by schooner SELINA
April 28, 1847 Reward 44°27'N 47°10'W Brig REWARD hit a berg in thick fog Unknown Fore yard and jib-boom carried away, bowsprit started, shear plank split and other damage
February, 1885 Rhaetia 47°N 43°W from Hamburg at New York 16th. SS RHAETIA hit a berg None No damage of importance
September 1, 1952 Rio Caima Davis Strait F/V RIO CAIMA hit a berg Unknown Sank
May 9, 1907 Robertsfors Off Newfoundland from Sweden Swedish Bark ROBERTSFORS colided with a berg in fog None known Arrived St.John, NB May 28 leaking
July, 1875 Rogate ~46°N 44°W ROGATE with note in cabin saying ran foul of an iceberg Unknown Found abandoned and derelict; boarded July 8
July 5, 1856 Rose 49°N 46°50'Wfrom Plymouth Barque ROSE; derelict found by the HEBE July 15 and learned from a board fastened to the rigging that she had been struck by an iceberg Unknown, presumed lost ..staving in the stbd bow, taking away bowsprit and foretopmast and ship making water fast, all hands employed at the pumps
May 14 or 15, 1820 Rose 44°10'N 50°15'Wfrom Jamaica to Liverpool Ship ROSE ran foul of an iceberg in fog Unknown Lost bowsprit and very leaky
17 June 1894 Rose Off Partridge Point, White Bay from Spaniard'Ns Bay to Labrador Schnr. ROSE struck a berg on the way to the Labrador fishery 12 drowned Sank immediately, 50 landed on ice and were saved
April 20, 1875 Rose Brae 41°N 48°W (or 44°N) from Galveston to Liverpool Bark ROSE BRAE hit a berg Crew lifted next day by bark THOR Stove forward compartment, sank by the bow 21st.
July 1, 1903 Rosecrans Off Alaska 50mi S of St. Laurence from St. Michael and Nome to San Franciso arr. Jul 20 Tanker SS ROSECRANS struck an iceberg Unknown Large hole in stbd bow, 5 plates stove.
June 25, 1875 Royal Arch Near Strait of Belle Isle from St. Johns to Labrador Schnr ROYAL ARCH hit a berg Passengers and crew saved Sank
May 1, 1914 Royal Edward East of Cape Race SS ROYAL EDWARD hit a berg None Extensive damage to bow
May 22, 1914 Royal Edward 110 mi NE of Cape Race 48°N 51°W SS schnr ROYAL EDWARD hit a berg from Montreal to Avonmouth, UK Unknown Stem slightly damaged
June 4, 1896 Runnymede Near St. Johns Schnr. RUNNYMEDE hit a berg in a gale None known Nearly foundered
April 7, 1894 Ruth Palmer Grand Banks from Belfast to Miramichi Bark RUTH PALMER struck a berg Crew landed at St. Pierre by MARIA GABRIELLE Sank
June 11, 1889 Saale 42°54'N 49°54'W SS SAALE at half speed hit a berg50'N high and 1/4 square, full of hummocks and projections, and broke through one projection Unknown None
April 11, 1935 Saint Coulomb Labrador Sea Wood schooner SAINT COULOMB hit a berg Unknown Sank
April 17, 1905 Saint Georges Fecamp to Grand Banks Wood schooner SAINT GEORGES hit a berg Unknown Unknown
July 1899 Samara 130 mi E of Belle Isle. from St. Thomas (St. Lawerence) at Greenock Aug 7th SS SAMARA encountered ice fields and bergs 500'N- 600'N high None known Stem is supposed to have been damaged and forepeak full of water
May 9, 1897 Samual Moss 260 mi E of St. Jonh's, arr. 15th, from Briton Ferry, Wales Schooner SAMUAL MOSS struck a berg Unknown badly damaged, lost bowsprit, jib boom and all attached gear; port side damaged, kept afloat with great difficulty
April 23, 1971 Santa Isabel 53°04'N 52°14'W F/V SANTA ISABEL hit a berg None Sank
March 13, 1876 Sarah Grace Off Cape Ballard Brigantine SARAH GRACE jammed in the ice and struck by an iceberg Crew saved Sank
June 16, 1876 Sardinian Near Cape Race, from Liverpool to Quebec, arrived 22nd. SS SARDINIAN hit a berg at slow speed and managed to reverse engines before hitting None known A little damage to port bow; quantity of ice fell on deck
April 1, 1903 Sardinian North Atlantic, arrived Halifax Apr 3rd SS SARDINIAN struck a large berg a glancing blow at night None known No Damage Reported
August 1, 1911 Saturnia Near Bell Is.from Montreal Aug 12 for Glasgow SS SATURNIA collided with a berg None known Slight damage, completed voyage to Glasgow
June 23, 1925 Saugus 42°20'N 48°13'W from Alexandria for New York SS SAUGUS ran aground (aberg) on the flat shoal of a drydock iceberg in dense fog None Was able to back off without damage and proceeded with voyage
June 1894 Scandinavian From Boston to Greenock June 30th SS SCANDINAVIAN hit a berg None known Lost bowsprit and figurehead; bow stove 4'N above waterline
November 11, 1880 Schleswig Grand Banks from Cardiff to New York Schooner SCHLESWIG damaged by ice Unknown Partial loss
July 9, 1894 Scotia 48°37'N 49°09'W SS SCOTIA collided with a berg in fog at 1 am None known Broke bow girders, proceeded to Hearts Content for repairs
June 7, 1921 Seapool Off Nfld coast from Montreal for Dublin and Avonmouth SS SEAPOOL struck an iceberg None known Forepeak full of water and other damage, arrived St. Jonh's 10th.
May 13, 1880 Sebastopol Off St. Pauls Is., from Marseille to Quebec Bark SEBASTOPOL struck an iceberg Crew took to boats, arr St.Pauls 17th. Sank
May 17, 1933 Seirstad Off Cape Francis from Wabana to Rotterdam with iron ore SS SEIRSTAD struck a berg (see 21 July 1921) Crew in boats all night; safe Sank
July 21, 1921 Seirstad 48°57'N 49°W from Bell Island to Rotterdam Nor. SS SEIRSTAD with iron ore struck a berg None known Not seriously damaged and continued on journey (not so lucky 17 May 1933)
Semmity Off Cape Race from Gulf, US to Europe SS SEMMITY hit a berg; many passengers and millionaires aboard Unknown Unknown
August 2, 1912 Seven Sisters Off King'Ns Cove, Bonavista Bay Schooner SEVEN SISTERS hit a berg Crew escaped Sank
April 26, 1832 Shannon 58°N 42°W from Hull to Davis Strait SHANNON hit a berg Crew taken off Presumed sank
May 1, 1897 Sheerness 150 mi off Nfld. coast, from Cadiz to Montreal SS SHEERNESS hit a berg None Known Stove bows, smashed several plates, wrecked forecastle; forepart flooded
June 19, 1940 Shirley Reid 17 mi S of Groais Is, NF Schooner SHIRLEY REID struck a piece of ice None Sank in 5-6 minutes
March 1894 Siddartha Off the banks, from St. Jonh's arr. Queenstown April 11th Bark SIDDARTHA hit a berg None known Stem and cutwater damaged; part of deckload lost
February, 1884 Sidonian Spoken to in 45°N 48°W on 4th. SS SIDONIAN damaged by berg None known Hole in port bow and rudder slightly damaged
May 3, 1913 Snowdon Range 47°20'N 41°15'W from Pola, Spain to St.Jonh's SS SNOWDON RANGE, the way being off her, struck a berg 150'N high and as long as could be seen in fog None No apparent damage
June 1890 Speranza Off the Nfld. Banks from Liverpool to Shediac, NB Bark SPERANZA ran into a berg 2nd Mate and 3 crew in 1 boat supposed lost Bows crushed and vessel began to sink at once. Crew took to boats; landed at Quebec July 31st
August 26, 1996 Spirit Of Adventure Glacier Bay, Alaska ~58°22'N 136°W Catamaran SPIRIT OF ADVENTURE took a large piece of ice (bergy bit) between her hulls None Both hulls punctured; plugged with wood and returned safely
September, 1878 St. Francois 100 or 130 mi E of the Banks, from Lancaster to Quebec arrived 14th. Bark ST. FRANCOIS struck against presumably an iceberg None known Cut through cutwater causing vessel to leak
May, 1855 St. Louis Grand Banks, from New York to Le Havre SS ST. LOUIS hit a berg Unknown Arrived with badly damaged bow
April 28, 1914 St. Solens Grand Banks Fishing schooner ST. SOLENS hit a berg Crew of 32 lifted by schooner MARIE and landed at St. Pierre May 12 Abandoned May 5
April 24, 1841 Stadacona [Stardona] Off Cape Ray, from Liverpool to Montreeal Bark STADACONA [STARDONA] amongst icebergs, or lost in the Ice Crew saved Sank
June 24, 1874 Staffa Off Quirpon STAFFA struck a berg Unknown Unknown
July 4, 1934 Starck Arrived Corner Brook July 15 Fin. SS STARCK hit a berg None known Slight damage to forecastle plates above waterline
Febuary 17, 1897 State Of Georgia From Danzig Dec. 23 to Halifax, off Cape Race Feb. 7 SS STATE OF GEORGIA last seen in field of ice 2 walked ashore before ship went missing; 32 lost Lost
June 26, 1874 State Of Louisiana From New Orleans to Liverpool STATE OF LOUISIANA hit a berg None known No damage
June 11, 1875 State Of Nevada 43°23'N 47°26'W, also given as 43°20'N 48°20'W SS STATE OF NEVADA struck a large berg just after midnight Unknown Forecastle head stove in and plates considerably damaged; much ice thrown on deck
July 26, 1906 Stella B. Wood Strait of Belle Isle, from St.Johns to Blanc Sablon Wood schooner STELLA B. WOOD hit a berg Crew and captain'Ns 2 daughters escaped Sank
May 28, 1842 Stephen From Newcastle to Pictou Brig STEPHEN hit a berg Crew landed at Pictou Abandoned
April 21, 1828 Superb Just E of the Grand Banks, possibly off Cape Ray SUPERB from Bristol to Quebec struck a berg Crews picked up as late as May 4, 11 days after abandoning vessel. At least 6 fatalities Stove forward, abandoned and sank
April 22, 1867 Superior Off Cape Freels SUPERIOR struck a berg Crew saved Abandoned
September 30, 1862 Surinam Strait of belle Isle, from Greenock to Montreal SURINAM hit a berg Crew saved Sank shortly after
March 26, 1887 Susan Off Cape Broyle, Nfld, from St.Johns to West Indies Barquentine SUSAN struck a berg 5 Drowned Sank shortly afterwards
March 13, 1943 Svend Foyn ~100 mi S of Cape Farewell 58°05'N 44°15'W Tanker SS SVEND FOYN hit a berg from New York to Liverpool Unknown Sank 2 days later
March 1, 1926 Tasmanic North Atlantic from New Orleans to Charlestown SS TASMANIC. First report said she hit a berg; next that she passed near but did not strike None known Apparently none [not included in stats]
April 30, 1914 Tellus Arrived St. Jonh's from Rotterdam SS TELLUS collided with ice None known Forepeak and bow damaged and a new prop required
October 3, 1990 Terra Nova Melville Bay, Greenland, 73°48'N 78°04'Wor near Arctic Bay, Canada TERRA NOVA struck iceberg while following USCG Polar Star Constructive total loss
November 26, 1890 Thanemore (Old City Of Antwerp) North Atlantic SS THANEMORE (old CITY OF ANTWERP) sailed and disappeared, assumed to have hit one of several icebergs in the area 43 lives lost Assumed sank. SS NERO reports to have sighted the ship on fire near the Flemish Cap in December
May 18, 1885 Themis North Atlantic from Havre to Miramichi Ship THEMIS struck a berg Crew saved by SS MISSOURI Abandoned
May 19, 1890 Thingvalla 47°10'N 42°30'W from Copenhagen to New York SS THINGVALLA collided with a 20'N high 1000'N long berg head on at 5kts at 5:15 am in thick weather None Stove stem and stern; bow boarded up and secured with quick setting concrete and continued to New York
June 10, 1956 Thomas S. Gorton Off Twillingate, Nfld 49°57'N 54°43'W Schooner THOMAS S. GORTON hit berg from Carbonear to Labrador Crew rowed to Twillingate Sank
May 1, 1880 Thorndran, (Thordean, Thorndean Off the southern coast of Nfld., near Grand Bruit Ship THORNDRAN, (THORDEAN, THORNDEAN) lost in ice Crew saved Lost
June 7, 1880 Thyra From Ivigtut to Philadelphia THYRA hit a berg Unknown Lost bowsprit and cutwater; stem damaged
August 15, 1920 Tillamook Cape of Straits, Frederick Sound, Alaska Motor schnr. TILLAMOOK struck an iceberg None known No leaks, docked for examination
July 3, 1880 Titania About 50 miles SE of C. Spear from St. Johns to Miramachi Brig TITANIA struck a berg in fog Owner went down with ship, others picked up by scnr. P.I. WHITTEN Sank 3 hours later
April 14, 1912 Titanic 41°16'N 50°14'W. Located at 41°43'N45'N'N 49°56'N50'N'W RMS TITANIC hit a berg from Southampton to New York 1234 fatalities reported at the time. Final tally 1503/2206 Survivors in boats picked up by CARPATHIAN Sank early morning next day
June 13, 1876 Topaz Off Belle Island, from Prince Edward Island to Queenstown TOPAZ hit a berg, beached on Bell is. to avoid sinking Unknown Lost cathead, deck planking started, very leaky. Later floated off.
February 11, 1899 Torr Head 46°07'N 47°09'W from New Orleans to Belfast SS TORR HEAD hit a berg a glancing blow, dead slow in heavy snow None known Little damage
April 11, 1935 Tower Bridge Off Newfoundland SS TOWER BRIDGE struck berg Unknown Leaking, 14 plates later replaced
July 6, 1989 Trave Ore 158 nMi E. of Belle Is. 52°27'N 51°13'W, from Quebec to Hamburg, Germany Bulk carrier TRAVE ORE struck a berg bit at full speed (12kts) in dense fog None Damage to forepeak tank, No.1 port wing tank, No.1 cargo hold. $4M
July 1, 1907 Trebia 20 mi E of Cape Race from Hopewell Cape, NB to Glasgow SS TREBIA hit a berg in fog None known Considerable damage to bows, arrived Glasgow Aug 2
May 4, 1917 Tresillian Off Cape Race from a European port SS TRESILLIAN hit a berg, stranded before and after collision Unknown Serious damage, forward part of vessel crushed; drydocked
April, 1884 Trois Soeurs From Havre to St. Pierre TROIS SOEURS hit a berg Crew saved Sank
May 3, 1920 Turret Crown 45°08'N 48°46'W from Newport, UK to New York SS TURRET CROWN hit a berg Unknown 8'N long hole in bow
June 8, 1995 Ub Prince Off Botwood, 49°09'N 55°20'W M/V UB PRINCE struck a growler None known Split in bulbous bow, damage to forepeak tank. 1 mo. delay
October 23, 1929 Unacana 3 mi from Midway Light, Stephen'Ns Passage, Alaska M/V UNACANA hit ice from Ketchikan to Juneau None known 2 plates set up and several rivets loosened
June, 1894 Unionen From Philadelphia at Dieppe June 21st. Bark UNIONEN hit a berg None known Bows stove, bowsprit broken and twisted; other damage
April 5, 1836 United States From Liverpool to Philadelphia, was spoken to on 14th in 40°N 47°W Ship UNITED STATES hit an island of ice Unknown Lost foremast and bowsprit
April 14, 1897 Vaillant Off entrance to St.Mary'Ns Bay 46°30'N 54°W French Brigt VAILLANT collided with a berg from St.Malo to St. Pierre 78 lives lost, 4 survivors landed at St. Pierre having resorted to cannibalism Sank. Survivors picked up by VICTOR EUGENE (see 28/4/1897) seven days later. Victor and Eugene may be two separate vessels
May 19, 1896 Valborg 160 mi( or 140 mi) ESE of Cape Race from Liverpool to Pugwash Wood barque VALBORG hit a berg Capt. and 14 crew picked up by SS NETHER HOLME Abandoned and capsized. Crew landed at Greenock May 29
April 29, 1963 Valo Off S.E. Greenland M/V VALO I hit a berg Sank
August 27, 1890 Vancouver Strait of Belle Isle, 51°30'N 56°30'W from Liverpool to Quebec SS schnr. VANCOUVER while going slowly struck a berg 1 mile long Unknown Partial loss; minor damage
April 8, 1988 Veslemari North of Jan Mayen Island M/fv VESLEMARI hit a berg None known Sprang a leak and sank
June 1, 1875 Vicksburg 46°34'N 47°58'Wor 120 mi SE of Cape Race, from Quebec to Liverpool SS VICKSBURG lay to the night before in heavy ice and was eventually punctured 42 including captain lost, 44 saved Sank, hole in port quarter; boats picked up by STATE OF GEORGIA
April 28, 1897 Victor Eugene Grand Banks VICTOR EUGENE struck a berg (see Valiant 14/4/1897) Unknown Unknown
1 Aug 1895 Victoria 43°N 49°W from New York to Genoa at Gibralter Aug 10th SS VICTORIA hit a berg in fog None known Slight damage to port bow
July 20, 1929 Vimeira About 42°42'N 49°43'W from New Orleans to London SS VIMEIRA hit a berg 11:50 pm in clear weather None directly Extensive damage to bow and propeller and had to be towed. When being drydocked in Rotterdam for repairs was destroyed by explosion and fire killing 12 crew and drowning 3.
April 12, 1880 Vizcano From New Orleans to Antwerp SS VIZCANO hit a berg Crew landed at St.Pierre Sank
Mar 21, 1882 Volant 30 mi S of Cape Spear 47°05'N 52°50'W Schnr. VOLANT hit a berg from St. Jonh's to Barbados Crew saved Partial loss, returned to St. Jonh's night of the 22nd. Lost
February 11, 1905 Vulcan Off Cape Race Sailing sealer VULCAN hit a berg Unknown Sank
May, 1885 Waaja On the Banks from Dublin at Quebec June 6 Russian Bark WAAJA hit a berg None known Lost fore and mizzen chains and sustained other damage
November 5, 1868 Wabeno North Atlantic Ship WABENO (registered Miramichi) struck a berg Unknown Abandoned
June, 1831 Wanderer From Labrador to Bristol, news from St. Johns July 9. The WANDERER hit an island of ice Crew and part of cargo saved Wrecked
July 18, 1928 Waziristan Strait of Belle Isle from Montreal to Hamburg SS WAZIRISTAN struck a berg None known Slight damage to port bow
May 21, 1922 West Kebar North Atlantic from Rotterdam to Montreal SS WEST KEBAR hit a berg None known Stem and plates damaged, stbd. hawse pipe broken
March 24, 1839 Westchester 43°N 53°W Packet ship WESTCHESTER hit a berg Unknown Bowsprit and fore rigging carried away, and stem seriously damaged. Some cargo jettisoned
May 1, 1882 Western Belle 45°N 47°W Ship WESTERN BELLE hit a berg 3 boats got away but 1 was swamped losing 13 crew and master. Others rescued badly frozen by Schnr. President Sank in 20 minutes. Survivors landed at Quebec
May 26, 1926 Westlea 150 mi SE of Cape Race from Montreal to UK SS WESTLEA hit a berg while going slowly in dense fog None known Put in to St. Jonh's May 28 with serious damage, forepeak and No.1 tank being full of water
April 29, 1854 Westmoreland From Liverpool to Philadelphia Ship WESTMORELAND hit a berg Unknown Slight damage
July 1, 1970 Uscgc Westwind Baffin Bay USCGC WESTWIND hit a berg None Minor damage
Febuary 27, 1884 Wilhelm 44°30'N 48°40'W from Bremen to New York Ship WILHELM struck a berg ~200 yards long & 20'N high Unknown Damage to bow
June 28, 1832 William Near 47°N 47°W WILLIAM struck a berg in the night Crew took to boats and picked up by ARGO Sank, after losing masts and rudder and becoming water-logged
March 27, 1923 William A. Morse Off Sable Island Fishing schooner WILLIAM A. MORSE hit a berg Unknown Hole in stbd side at the waterline, prop shaft bent
April, 1841 William Brown 43°30'N 49°39'W, from Liverpool to Philadelphia, WILLIAM BROWN hit a berg in a gale 33 of 83 crew and passengers went down with ship, rest took to boats. 17 passengers thrown overboard to lighten 1 boat. Boat later picked up by CRESCENT. Other boat landed at St.Pierre. Sank
July 21, 1823 Willing Mind Off the Newfoundland coast WILLING MIND struck a large piece of ice Unknown Totally lost with her cargo
May 1, 1903 Wisteria Grand Banks Schooner WISTERIA collided with an iceberg Unknown Arrived St.Jonh's 28th with bow stove and leaking badly
April 29, 1843 Wm. Rippon Off St.Pauls'N Island Brig WM. RIPPON hit a berg Crew saved Sank
May 3, 1871 Wolf 6 mi E of Cape St.Lewis, Labrador SS WOLF hit a berg in running ice Crew picked up by SS NIMROD Sank in 5 minutes
May 4, 1870 Wolf Off Gull Is., Cape St. Jonh's, NF, 50°N 55°30'W SS sealer WOLF struck a berg or running ice Crew saved Swamped then foundered
April 19, 1885 Young Prince Gulf of St. Lawrence (or east edge of Grand Banks) Newfoundland sealer YOUNG PRINCE hit a berg (or crushed in ice) Crew of 32 lived on ice floe for 19 days before being rescued Sank almost immediately. Crew eventually picked up by ETOILE DES MERS and landed at St. Pierre
February 16, 1910 Yucatan Icy Strait, Alaska SS YUCATAN struck a submerged berg All saved Sank in 8 minutes, beached at Mud Bay. Later salvaged, towed to Victoria
April 22, 1969 Unknown Near Greenland German vessel Hole in bow
June 1, 1968 Unknown Chance Harbour, Nfld. Ice fell from iceberg onto small boat 1 life lost Boat crushed
May 29, 1945 Unknown 43°08'N 49°18'W Convoy O.N.303 encountered a berg 4,500 x 3,300 x 50 in fog. 2 ships hit berg, 19 ships collided with each other. None Slight damage
Unknown 12 drowned Sank immediately, 50 landed on ice and were saved
April 1, 1917 Unknown 42°50'N 51°W, arriving Baltimore April 25 Unnamed steamer ran into berg in fog at slow speed None known Backed off with slight injuries
June 28, 1901 Unknown Hare Bay, Labrador 51°15'N 55°45'W Unknown schooner collided with a large growler Unknown Sank
Summer 1890 Unknown Off Labrador Unknown American yacht struck a berg in fog 1 dropped dead of a heart attack Craft survived
June 1889 Unknown North Atlantic UNKNOWN VESSEL: iceberg with deep indentation as if been struck by vessel with wreckage at its base Unknown Wreckage observed by SS Orsino from Gibralter at New York June 21st
February 24, 1905 Unknown North Atlantic Unknown schooner hit a berg 5 crew and captain from Chester, Nova Scotia lost Sank
July, 1876 Unknown 46°N 48°W Fresh wreckage of UNKNOWN VESSEL in lee of iceberg Unknown Wreckage passed by brig LILY
May, 1863 Unknown 49°N 51°W UNKNOWN VESSEL seen on an iceberg, many other vessels in ice Unknown Unknown, seen by THOS. DUNHAM about May 4
May, 1863 Unknown Off the Banks of Newfoundland Side of UNKNOWN VESSEL surrounded by icebergs Unknown Wrecked; passed by MARY JANE May 23
May, 1861 Unknown 44°N 49°W Unknown ship of ~600 tons surrounded by 7 icebergs sighted 25 May Unknown Unmanned, almost totally dismasted and badly cut on starboard side
July, 1839 Unknown In 47°N, passed by the EMILY TAYLOR July 24 for Boston Debris from UNKNOWN VESSEL beside 2 large icebergs Unknown Lower mast, topmast and topgallantmast of ship or brig with yards, sails and rigging

Ship-Iceberg Collisions, 8 July 2008 · Last updated: 22 May 2009

Brian T. Hill. Institute for Ocean Technology, NL, Canada.
Updated: February 2012