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List of shipwrecks in November 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.

November 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

1 November

  • with the loss of 38 of the 42 people on board.
  • [2]
  • [4]
  • [5]
  • [7]
  • [8]

2 November

  • [3]
  • Goodwill ([3]
  • [3]
  • [9]
  • [10]
  • [11]
  • [3]

3 November

  • [12]
  • [13]
  • [14]
  • [15]
  • [16]

4 November

  • [3]

5 November

  • [17]
  • [18]
  • Plymouth, Devon. No further trace, presumed foundered in the Bristol Channel.[3][19]
  • [3]
  • [20]
  • Lady Drusie ([21]
  • [22]
  • [23]
  • Clyde on 16 November, one of the crew dying en route from injuries sustained. Subsequently repaired and returned to service.
  • [24]
  • [25]

6 November

  • [26]
  • [28]
  • [3]
  • Elly ([3]
  • [29]
  • [30]
  • [32]

7 November

  • [33]
  • [3]
  • [34]
  • [3]
  • [3]
  • [35]
  • Isle of Wight with the loss of all 40 crew.
  • [3]
  • [36]

8 November

  • [37]
  • [38]
  • Cape Otway, Australia () with the loss of one of her 38 crew.
  • Jan Mayen Island.
  • [39]
  • [3]
  • [40]

9 November

  • [41]
  • [3]
  • [43]
  • [44]
  • [45]
  • [47]
  • [48]
  • [49]

10 November

  • [50]
  • [3]

11 November

  • Royal Navy) and was beached.
  • Lake Michigan with the loss of all 24 crew.
  • Ardmore ([51]
  • Kriegsmarine) with the loss of eight of her 76 crew. She was subsequently scuttled.
  • [52]
  • Royal Navy).
  • [53]
  • [54]
  • Royal Navy. She was beached but later sank.
  • [55]
  • [56]
  • [3]
  • [57]
  • [58]
  • United States):Armistice Day Blizzard : The cargo ship sank in Lake Michigan with the loss of all 32 crew.

12 November

  • Royal Navy ships.
  • [59]
  • [60]
  • Battle of the Strait of Otranto: The cargo ship was shelled and sunk in the Strait of Otranto by Royal Australian Navy and Royal Navy ships.
  • Battle of the Strait of Otranto: The cargo ship was shelled and sunk in the Strait of Otranto by Royal Australian Navy and Royal Navy ships.
  • Battle of the Strait of Otranto: The cargo ship was shelled and sunk in the Strait of Otranto by Royal Australian Navy and Royal Navy ships.

13 November

  • [61]
  • [3]
  • [63]
  • [64]
  • [65]
  • [66]
  • [67]
  • [3]
  • Shipmates ([3]
  • [68]
  • [69]

14 November

  • [70]
  • [3]

15 November

  • [72]
  • [73]
  • [74]
  • [75]
  • [76]
  • [77]
  • [79]
  • [80]

16 November

  • [81]
  • [83]
  • [71]
  • [84]
  • [71]

17 November

  • [85]
  • [86]

18 November

  • [71]
  • [71]
  • [87]
  • [88]
  • [71]
  • [89]
  • [71]

19 November

  • [90]

20 November

  • [71]
  • Regia Marina) and sank.
  • Victoria and sank with the loss of all 24 crew.
  • [92]
  • [93]
  • [94]

21 November

  • [71]
  • [95]
  • [96]
Orungal at Brisbane in 1935
  • [97]
  • [99]
  • [100]
  • [71]

22 November

  • [102]
  • [103]
  • [104]
  • [105]
  • ML-127 ([106]
  • [107]

23 November

  • [109]
  • Bonaparte ([71]
  • [110]
  • [111]
  • [113]
  • [71]
  • [114]
  • [116]
  • [117]
  • [118]
  • [119]
  • New Comet ([71]
  • [121]
  • [122]
  • Sailor King ([71]
  • [124]
  • [125]

24 November

  • [126]
  • [128]
  • [71]
  • [129]
  • [130]
  • [131]
  • Marguerite Simmone ([71]
  • [71]
  • [132]
  • [71]
  • [133]

25 November

Patria
  • [134]
  • [135]
  • [134]
  • ML111 ([71]
  • Haganah activists with the loss of at least 260 lives.
  • [136]

26 November

  • [137]
  • [138]

27 November

  • [140]
  • Devon. All crew were rescued.
  • [142]
  • [143]
  • [144]
  • [146]
  • Argyllshire () after a fire had developed the previous day.
  • Kriegsmarine) with the loss of 16 of the 296 people aboard.

28 November

  • [149]
  • [150]
  • [151]
  • [153]

29 November

  • [71]
  • B H C 10 ([71]
  • [71]

30 November

  • [71]
  • [154]
  • [71]

Unknown Date

  • submarine was sunk, probably by a mine, with all hands off the coast of Norway () sometime after 5 November.
  • Atlantic Ocean north west of Ireland and sank with the loss of all hands.

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