List of shipwrecks in 1984

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3 January

5 January

  • : The cargo ship caught fire off Sattahip and was abandoned. Later declared a constructive total loss and was scrapped.

16 January

  • : The cargo ship was abandoned in the North Sea off Norway. She sailed crewless on auto-pilot for and ran aground south of Dunbar, East Lothian. The ship was salvaged and taken to Leith.

24 January

  • : The cargo ship foundered off Guernsey, Channel Islands after a hatch cover was smashed in heavy seas. Seventeen of the 26 crew were lost. Nine survivors were rescued by the frigate Casabianca and taken to St Peter Port.

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1 February

  • : Iran-Iraq war: The Bulk carrier was struck by an Iraqi Exocet missile in the Bandar Imam Khomenei Channel and set on fire. Declared a constructive total loss, later scrapped

7 February

  • : The cargo ship foundered off Ouessant, France in a storm. Eight of the nineteen crew were lost.

15 February


1 March

  • (Jersey): Iran-Iraq War: The cargo ship was struck by an Iraqi missile and set on fire. The fourteen crew abandoned ship, which then ran aground at Bandar Khomenei.

30 March

  • Eldia : The cargo ship was driven ashore at Orleans, Massachusetts, United States in a hurricane. She was refloated two months later, and scrapped in 1985.
  • Ane Katrine : the trawler was sunk off Jutland, Denmark after her nets were snagged by Chilean submarine which was then undergoing trials. The three crew were killed.


27 May


3 June

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