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List of shipwrecks in July 1940

The list of shipwrecks in 1940 includes all ships sunk, foundered, grounded, or otherwise lost during 1940. Most of the ships listed here were lost in connection with World War II.

July 1940
Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
1 2 3 4 5 6 7
8 9 10 11 12 13 14
15 16 17 18 19 20 21
22 23 24 25 26 27 28
29 30 31 Unknown date

1 July

For the loss of Avelona Star on this day, see the entry for 30 June 1940

  • [2]
  • [4]
  • Royal Navy).
  • Tweedledee ([1]
  • Tweedledum ([1]
  • [1]
  • Royal Navy) with the loss of all 43 crew.

2 July

  • [1]
  • [1]
  • [5]
  • [6]
  • [7]

3 July

  • Bijou ([1]
Bretagne
  • Royal Navy. with the loss of 1,012 crew.
  • [1]
  • [1] She was later salvaged and placed under repair.
  • James 83 ([1]
  • [1] Later salvaged by the British and entered service as HMS Mistral.
Mogador
  • [1]
  • [1] She was beached to prevent her sinking. Subsequently repaired and returned to service.

4 July

  • [8]
  • [9]
  • [10]
  • [11]
  • [1]
  • [8]
  • [12]
  • [13]
  • Remembrance ([1]
  • Royal Navy)
  • [8]

5 July

  • [1]
  • [15]
  • [16]
  • [17]
  • Kriegsmarine) but sank the next day.
  • [1]
  • Royal Navy).

6 July

  • [19]
  • [1]
  • [1]
  • [1]
  • Royal Navy) with the loss of eight crew.
  • [20]
  • [21]

7 July

  • [22]
  • [24]
  • [25]
  • [26]
  • [27]

8 July

  • [28]
  • Regia Marina) with the loss of two of her 145 crew. An attempt was made to tow her to Gibraltar, but she foundered on 11 July.
  • [29]
  • James 9 ([1]
  • [1]

9 July

  • [30]
  • [1]
  • [1]
  • [31]
  • [33]

10 July

  • [34]
  • [1]
  • British Chancellor: World War II: The tanker was bombed by Luftwaffe aircraft and sank in Falmouth harbour.[35]
  • [1]
  • [1]
  • [38]
  • [39]
  • [40]
  • [1]
  • Marie Chandris: World War II: The steamer was bombed by Luftwaffe aircraft and sank in Falmouth harbour. Her cargo of raw cotton caught alight and she was later towed to a small bay near St Mawes and sunk by gunfire. She was later re-floated and beached at Place where some of her cargo was salvaged, and she was cut up for scrap.[35]
  • [42]
  • [35]
  • [44]

11 July

  • [46]
  • [1]
  • [47]
  • [49]
  • Providentia ([1]
  • Dorset by Luftwaffe aircraft with the loss of one crewmember.

12 July

  • [50]
  • [52]
  • [53]
  • Volante ([1]

13 July

  • [54]
  • [1]
  • [55]

14 July

  • [1]
  • [1]
  • Providentia ([1][56]
  • [57]
  • [58]

15 July

  • [60]
  • [59]
  • [62]
  • [63]
  • [65]
  • [67]
  • [68]
  • [1]
  • [69]
  • [70]
  • [71]

16 July

  • Royal Navy) with the loss of 19 of her 154 crew.
  • [72]
  • Regia Marina) with the loss of all 53 crew.
  • [73]
  • [59]

17 July

  • [74]
  • [75]
  • [59]
  • [76]
  • [77]
  • [78]
  • [59]

18 July

  • [79]
  • [80]
  • [81]
  • [82]

19 July

Bartolomeo Colleoni
  • and made POWs.
  • [83]
  • [85]
  • [59]
  • [86]

20 July

  • [59] but broke in two and sank the next day at .
  • [59]
  • [59]
  • [59]
  • [87]
  • [88]

21 July

  • [89]
  • [90]

22 July

  • [92]

23 July

  • [93]
  • [94]

24 July

  • [95]
  • [97]
  • [99]
  • [100]
  • [102]
  • [103]
  • [104]

25 July

  • [105]
  • [106]
  • [107]
  • [59]
  • [108]
  • [109]
  • [59]

26 July

  • [112]
  • [114]
  • [115]
  • [116]
  • [117]
  • [64]
  • [118]
  • [59]
  • [59]
  • [119]
  • [121]

27 July

  • Spanish Navy) and sank.
  • Charles-Madeleine ([74]
  • [59]
  • [59][122]
  • [124]
  • [59]
  • [125]
  • [59]

28 July

  • [126]
  • [127]
  • [128]
  • Maski ([59]
  • [129]
  • [130]

29 July

  • [132]
  • [133]
  • [59]
  • [134]
  • [59]
  • Leach's Romance ([135]
  • [136]
  • [137]
  • [138]

30 July

No ships were lost on this day.

31 July

  • [139]
  • [140]
  • [141]
  • [143]
  • [145]

Unknown date

  • [146]

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