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List of shipwrecks in 1910

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January

  • SS Farallon : She sank in Cook Inlet, Alaska. Crew survived for a month on an island until rescued.

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April

18 April

  • SS Minnehaha : She ran aground on rocks in the Isles of Scilly. Refloated on 13 May and returned to service after repairs were made.
  • ran aground on Hoborgsriff, off the coast of Sweden. Refloated and towed to Oscarshamn where sold for scrap.

June

23 June

  • : She sprang a leak and foundered in the North Sea off the Danish coast.

July

20 July

August

2 August

  • James Rolph : The 4-masted schooner ran aground in San Pablo Bay, near San Francisco. No lives lost and the ship was later stripped of salvageable components and abandoned.

5 August

31 August

September

September 5

October

10 October

November

6 November

  • Preussen : She was accidentally rammed by in the English Channel off Dover, and then beached without loss of life.

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December

9 December

  • : The Elder Dempster 2,804 grt cargo ship left London on 9 December 1910, bound for the Canary Islands but did not arrive. There were reports from another British ship that left Liverpool around the same time of violent storms, so it was presumed that she foundered and sank.

10 December

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