Azores's Shipwrecks

 Archival Research by Paulo Monteiro

Fist half of the XIXth century

 

Identification

 Year

 Date of Loss

 Island

 Place of loss

 Name

Type 

 Observations

 349

 1801

 Fev

 S. Miguel

Santa Clara, Ponta Delgada 

 Julia

English brig 

Partly salvaged 

 350

 1801 

 Fev

 S. Miguel

 Santa Clara, Ponta Delgada

 Providence

English schooner 

Captain Jeremiah Bowen, partly salvaged 

351

1801

25-Jun

S. Miguel

Areal S. Francisco, Ponta Delgada 

 Eins Gesundheit 

Prussian galleot

Captain Bartels Faulsen Freemann

352

1801

  Set

 S. Miguel 

Near fortifications of Ponta Delgada

Paz

Danish galleot

Captain Lutje Wesch, salvaged

353

1803

Ago

S. Miguel

 Ponta Delgada

?

Spanish galley

 

354 

1803

Ago

S. Miguel

Ponta Delgada

?

Unknown ship

 

355

1803

?

S. Miguel

?

Amizade

Portuguese brig

Smuggler, from Madeira

356

1806

Winter

S. Miguel

Vila Franca Islet

Lochyan 

English sloop

Salvaged

357

1807

13-Fev

S. Miguel 

?

Woodcock

English schooner

10 guns, built 1806, Captain Isaac Smith-Collet

358

1807

13-Fev

S. Miguel

Wagtail

English schooner

8 gun, Captain William Cullis, built 1806

189 

1807

?

Graciosa

Santa Cruz harbor

Nossa Srª Rosário

Portuguese brig

Salvaged

359 

1810 

?

S. Miguel 

Coastline

Sisters

English brig

 

70

1810 

?

Faial

?

Susana

Galley

 

267

1811

04-Dez

 Terceira

Angra bay

?

Seven ships lost

Southwest storm

360

1812

Abril

S. Miguel 

Ponta Delgada harbor

Adventure 

English sloop

 

361 

1812

Maio

S. Miguel 

Ponta Delgada

América e Providência

Portuguese brig

Run aground

71

1813

?

Faial

?

Delphim

Portuguese brig

 

362

1813

01-Fev

S. Miguel

Vila Franca Islet

 Restaurador

Portuguese brig

 

72 

1814 

26-Set

Faial

40 yards from Santa Cruz Castle

General Armstrong

American brig

Corsair of the War of 1812, sunk by english man o'war, Captani Samuel Reid, 246 tons

363

 1814

31-Jan

S. Miguel

Povoação beach

John

English brig

 

126

 1814

Dez

Pico

Vila das Lajes coastline

Rogotella

French schooner

 

364

1815

 ?

S, Miguel

?

America

Portuguese brig

Salvaged

274

1817

?

Terceira

Sunken reef at Sao Mateus coast

S.José do Bonfim 

Portuguese ship

One dead, cargo lost

365

1817

26-Set 

S. Miguel

Pier of Ponta Delgada harbor

?

English brig

 

275

1819

 07-Jan

Terceira

Santa Bárbara coastline

?

Portuguese ship

Six dead, some rescued

155

1821

 02-Mar 

S. Jorge

Calheta pier

Conceição e Almas

Portuguese brig, from Ponta Delgada

 

127 

1822

Summer

Pico 

Canal de S. Jorge, 3 NM from the coast

?

Portuguese ship

Twenty seven dead

73

1825

22-Jan

Faial

?

?

3 Ships

 

128

1824

27-Set

Pico

Canal S. Jorge, in face of Ponta do Portal

?

Ship

Thre dead

76

1825

22-Set

 Faial

Almoxarife beach

?

?

Eleven dead

156

1825

22-Set

S. Jorge

Velas-Areia das caravelas

?

?

Crew and cargo rescued

157

1825

23-Set

S. Jorge

Juncal de São Tiago

S. Bartolomeu

Portuguese ship

Broke in two

10

1828 

Maio

Flores

 Fajã Grande coastline

Elisabeth

English brig

With brandy, salvaged

276 

1829

11-Ago 

Terceira

Praia da Vitória

?

Disembark boat

120 granadiers dead

277

 1831

17-Abr

Terceira

Coast

?

Portuguese Schooner

From the Liberal fleet

366

1831

10-Ago

 S. Miguel

 Ponta Delgada harbor

?

Packet ship

From Pernambuco, all officers dead

158

1832

27-Jan

S. Jorge 

Fajã das Almas

?

?

Ship from Calheta, with grain

78 

1833

?

Faial 

Rocks to the SW of Horta bay

King George

English bark

Crew rescued

278

1832 

18-Fev

Terceira 

?

Nerco

Portuguese yacht

 

79

1835

?

Faial

?

?

Schooner

 

279 

1836 

?

Terceira

Coast of Zimbral

?

 Galley

Anchor was salvaged

280

1841 

21-Jan 

Terceira 

Porto Novo, Angra bay

D. Clara

Portuguese schooner

Run aground

367

 1841

 27-Jan

S. Miguel 

Relva coastline

Jane 

English sloop

 

281 

1841 

18-Fev

Terceira

Praia da Vitória

 Hector

English bark

From Liverpool

282 

1841

10-Mar

Terceira

Porto Novo, Angra bay

 Mirthe 

English schooner

10.35 am

283 

1841

10-Mar

Terceira

Prainha, Angra bay

 Louise

English schooner

09.30 pm

368

1841

25-Mar

S. Miguel

?

Mariana

English schooner

 

369

1841 

08-Mai

S. Miguel

Heading to Vila Franca

?

?

Nine dead

159 

1843 

29-Nov 

S. Jorge

Hit a sunked hull

George Gustavi 

French brig

From Senegal

370

 1843

10-Abr 

S. Miguel

Near the Duque de Bragança artillery position, Ponta Delgada

Paquete dos Açores

Portuguese yacht

 

371 

1844

15-Fev

S. Miguel

Corner of the wall near the beach of S. Francisco, Ponta Delgada

Nova Sociedade

Portuguese yacht

 

284

1845

 10-Mar

Terceira

Porto Novo, Angra bay

Belle of Plymouth

English schooner

 

372

1845 

20-Abr

S. Miguel

Reef of Cerco, Ponta Delgada

Gem

English schooner

 

373

1845

21-Abr

 S. Miguel 

Rosto de Cão beach 

Melitão

Portuguese yacht

04.00 pm

285 

1845

Out 

Terceira 

Heading to Angra

?

Portuguese ship

 

286

1846

08-Mar 

Terceira

Ponta da Queimada 

?

Boat

Twenty seven dead, from Calheta

80

1846

28-Fev

 Faial 

Between the harbor and the castle

Balius

Schooner

 

287 

1846 

07-Jan

Terceira

?

Ellen

English sloop

 

289

1846

08-Jan

 Terceira

?

Duqueza da Terceira

Portuguese patacho

 

374

1846

24-Dez 

S. Miguel 

Calheta do Corpo Santo, Ponta Delgada

Herbert

English schooner

 

375

1847 

30-Jan

 S. Miguel 

?

Tio e Sobrinhos

Portuguese yacht

 

35

1848

24-Fev 

Corvo 

?

Agnes

Brig

 

160 

1848

?

S. Jorge

Ponta de Rosais

?

?

Run aground, cargo of wood

290

1849 

17-Dez 

Terceira 

Monte Brasil

 Sofia 

English schooner

 

376

1849

 30-Dez

S. Miguel

Rocks of the market of Corpo Santo

Novo Viajante

Portuguese patacho

 

377

1850

18-Jul

S. Miguel 

Lagoa, Porto dos Carneiros

Luso

Portuguese steamship

 

 
 

Citation Information:

Paulo Monteiro,
2002,
Shipwrecks in the Azores, World Wide Web, URL, http://nautarch.tamu.edu/shiplab/, Nautical Archaeology Program, Texas A&M University.