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List of shipwrecks in March 1940

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

March 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

1 March

  • [3]
  • [4]
  • Netherlands Antilles and was scuttled by her crew.
  • [5]

2 March

  • [7]
  • Ministry of War Transport, converted to a cargo ship and entered service as Empire Attendant.
  • [9]
  • [10]
  • Royal Navy) and was scuttled by her crew.
  • [11]
  • [3]
  • [13]
  • [14]

3 March

  • [14]
  • [15]
  • [16]
  • [17]

4 March

  • Douglas & Robert ([18]
  • [19]
  • [20]
  • [20]

5 March

  • [22]

6 March

  • [23]
  • [1]

7 March

  • [1]
  • [24]
  • Yolande-Marguerite ([1]

8 March

  • [26]
  • [27]

9 March

  • [28]
  • [1]
  • [1]
  • [31]
  • [34]
  • Kriegsmarine) with the loss of all 11 crew.
  • [35]
  • [36]
  • Santa Godelieva ([37]

10 March

No ships were lost on this day.

11 March

  • [39]
  • [41]
  • [42]
  • Halifax ([43]
  • Royal Air Force with the loss of all 58 people on board. She was subsequently salvaged, repaired and returned to service.

12 March

  • [44]
  • [45]

13 March

  • [14]
  • [46]
  • [14]
  • [48]
  • [1]

15 March

  • [50]
  • [52]
  • [37]

16 March

17 March

  • [49]
  • [57]
  • [58]
  • [59]
  • [60]
  • [61]
  • Ocean Drift ([62]
  • Prontius ([63]
  • [65]

18 March

  • Protinus ([51]
  • [67]

19 March

  • [69]
  • [70]
  • [71]

20 March

  • [72]
  • [74]
  • [75]
  • Lowdock ([76]
  • [77]
  • [78]

21 March

  • [80]
  • [81]
  • [82]
  • [14]

22 March

  • [83]

23 March

  • [14]
  • [85]

24 March

  • [51]
  • Ostpreussen ([86]

25 March

  • [88]
  • [90]

26 March

  • [91]

27 March

  • [92]

28 March

  • [94]

29 March

  • [95]
  • [14]

30 March

  • [96]

31 March

  • [97]

Unknown

  • [98]

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