Portuguese Indiamen Shipwrecks

List of Portuguese Indiamen Shipwrecks according to Guinote, P., Frutuoso, E., and Lopes, A., Naufragios e Outras Perdas da Carreira da India, Lisboa: Ed. Grupo de Trabalho do Ministerio da Educacao para as Comemoracoes dos Descobrimentos, 1998. (to be transfered from here)

 

 

 

 

 

 

Armada

Ship

Captain

Place

Date

Cause


1497

Unknown

Gonçalo Nunes

Near Aguada de S. Brás

1497, Nov 25 to Dec 15

Burnt

 

São Rafael

 Paulo da Gama

Baixos de S. Rafael

 

Burnt


1500

Unknown

Vasco de Ataíde

South Atlantic

May 23 or 24, 1500

storm

 

Unknown

Simão de Pina

South Atlantic

May 23 or 24, 1500

storm

 

Unknown

Bartolomeu Dias

South Atlantic

May 23 or 24, 1500

storm

 

Unknown

Aires Gomes da Silva

South Atlantic

May 23 or 24, 1500

storm

 

Unknown

Sancho de Tovar

Coast of Melinde

1501

burnt

1502

São Pantaleão?

Pedro Afonso de Aguiar

Parcel de Sofala

1502

stranded after storm

1503

N. Sra da Conçeição

Pedro de Ataíde

shallows of São Lázaro

1504

stranded?

 

Rainha

Francisco de Albequerque

Baixos de São Lázaro?

1504

unknown

 

Unknown

Pedro Vaz da Veiga

close to the Cape of Good Hope?

1503, 1504?

unknown

 

Faial or Faia

Nicolau Coelho

shallows of São Lázaro

1504

unknown

1504

Unknown

Pedro de Mendonça

close to Aguada de São Brás

1505

stranded

1505

Unknown

Lopo Sanches

close to Cabo das Correntes

june or july 1505

storm

 

Bela

Pedro Ferreira Fogaça

coast of Guinee, latitude of Equador

May 4, 1505

storm and bad shape of ship

 

Santiago

Pedro de Anhaia

Barra of Lisbon

March 25, 1505

poor navigation+G41

 

São João

Francisco de Anhaia

Mozambique or Quiloa

1505

unknown

 

Santiago «Galega»

Pedro Barreto de Magalhães

Leaving the barra of Quiloa

April 6, 1506

poor navigation?

1506

Leitoa

Leonel Coutinho

Mozambique

1507

bad shape of ship

 

São Vicente

Rui Perreira Coutinho

Coast of São Lorenço or Terra do Natal

1506

shipwrecked

 

N Sra da Luz

João Gomes de Abreu

Pate

1506

unknown

 

Santa Maria das Virtudes

Jorge Botelho

Pate

 

 

 

unknown

Job Queimado

Atlantic Ocean

1509?

captured and plundered by the French

1507

São Romão?

Vasco Gomes de Abreu

Between Sofala and Mozambique

1507

unknown

 

São João?

Pedro Lorenço

Between Sofala and Mozambique

1507

unknown

 

São Romão?

Lopo Cabral

Between Sofala and Mozambique

1507

unknown

 

São Simão

Rui Gonçalves de Valadares

Between Sofala and Mozambique

1507

unknown

 

unknown

João Chanoca

River Senegal

1507

poor navigation

 

São Gabriel

Rui da Cunha

Unknown

Jan 15, 1509

unknown

1508

Santa Clara

Jerónimo Teixeira

Between Malaca and India

1509-1510?

poor navigation

 

unknown

Gonçalo de Sousa

Indian Ocean ?

1508-1509?

purposely burnt, for lack of sailors

 

São João

Jorge de Aguiar

Tristão da Cunha islands

1508

unknown

1509

São Vicente?

Francisco de Sá?

Baixos of Padua in front of Cananor

1510?

stranded

 

São Jorge?

Sebastião de Sousa

Baixos of Padua in front of Cananor

1510?

stranded


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