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List of shipwrecks in October 1940

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

October 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 October

For the loss of SS Haulerwijk on the day, see the entry for 30 September 1940

  • [2]
  • [5]

2 October

  • Royal Navy) and was scuttled by her crew.
  • [6]
  • [7]

3 October

  • [8]
  • [9]
  • [10]
  • [10]

4 October

  • [11]
  • [12]
  • Italy).
  • [1]

5 October

  • [13]
  • [14]
  • [1]
  • [15]

6 October

  • [17]
  • [18]
  • [1]
  • [19]
  • [12]
  • [20]
  • [21]

7 October

  • [22]

8 October

  • [23]
  • [24]
  • [26]
  • Hecht ([1]
  • [1]

9 October

  • [1]
  • [1]
  • [28]
  • [29]
  • [30]
  • [32]
  • [33]

10 October

  • [1]
  • Nordenham ([1]

11 October

  • [34]
  • [36]
  • [37]
  • [1]
  • [38]
  • [39]
  • [1]

12 October

  • [1]
  • [1]
  • [1]
  • [1]
  • [1]
  • [37]
  • [40]
  • [42]
  • [1]
  • [43]
  • [45]

13 October

  • Cargo Fleet No.2 ([1]
  • [46]
  • Gnom 7 ([47]
  • Kobold 1 ([47]
  • Kobold 3 ([47]
  • [49]
  • [51]
  • [52]

14 October

  • [53]
  • [1]
  • [54]
  • [1]
  • [56]
  • [57]

15 October

  • [58]
  • [61]
  • [59]
  • [63]
  • [64]
  • [65]
  • [1]
  • [67]
  • Regia Marina) with the loss of all 59 crew.

16 October

  • [59]
  • [59]
  • [59]
  • [59]
  • Royal Navy).
  • [68]
  • MTB 106 ([69]
  • Pride ([70]
  • [72]
  • [59]

17 October

  • United Kingdom).
  • Albatross ([59]
  • Cheerful ([59]
  • [74]
  • [75]
  • [76]
  • Janna A (flag unknown): World War II: The sailing ship struck a mine and sank in the Oosterschelde, Zeeland, Netherlands.[77]
  • [78]
  • [79]
  • Kriegsmarine).
  • [81]

18 October

  • Royal Navy.
  • [82]
  • [59]
  • [84]
  • [85]
  • [86]
Director II
  • [87]
  • Royal Navy).
  • [59]
  • Royal Navy).
  • [88]
  • Kriegsmarine) with the loss of 21 of her 22 crew.
  • [89]
  • [90]
  • [92]
  • [93]

19 October

  • [94]
  • [59]
  • [95]
  • [96]
  • [98]
  • Royal Navy.
  • [99]
  • [102]
  • [105]
  • [107]
  • [109]
  • Kriegsmarine). All crew were rescued.
  • [59]
  • [111]
  • [112]
  • [59]
  • [59]
  • [113]

20 October

  • [114]
  • [59]
  • [115]
  • [116]
  • [117]
  • [59]
  • [119]
  • [120]
  • [121]
  • [122]

21 October

  • Astrid ([59]
  • [123]
  • [124]
  • [125]
  • [127]
  • [128]
  • HMS MTB 17 ([59]
  • [129]
  • [130]

22 October

  • [131]
  • [133]
  • [134]
  • [59]
  • County Cork, Ireland.

23 October

  • Essie ([59]
  • [136]

24 October

  • [59]

25 October

  • [137]
  • [138]
  • [139]
  • Encourage ([140]
  • [14]
  • [141]
  • [142]
  • Windsor ([143]

26 October

  • [145]
  • [146]
  • [59]
  • [148]
  • [150]

27 October

  • [151]
  • [59]
  • Persevere ([59]
  • [152]

28 October

  • [153]
  • Kriegsmarine).
  • [154]
  • [155]
  • Kamchatka, Soviet Union. All 98 aboard were lost.
  • [156]
  • [157]
  • [158]

29 October

  • [160]

30 October

  • [161]
  • Bragi ([162]
  • ML 109 ([59]
  • [163]
  • [59]
  • [164]
  • [59]
  • Royal Navy) with the loss of nine of her 42 crew. Survivors were rescued by HMS Harvester and HMS Highlander.
  • [165]

31 October

  • Aldebaran ([59]
  • Hillfern: The cargo ship sank in the North Sea 35 nautical miles (65 km) off Buchan Ness, Aberdeenshire following an explosion with the loss of eight crew.[59]
  • MTB-16 ([166]
  • [167]
  • [168]

Unknown date

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