The list of shipwrecks in April 1858 includes ships sunk, foundered, wrecked, grounded, or otherwise lost during April 1858.

1 April

List of shipwrecks: 1 April 1858
Ship Country Description
Isabella  United Kingdom The schooner was driven ashore and damaged at Sunderland, County Durham. She was on a voyage from Arbroath, Forfarshire, to Sunderland.[1][2] She was later refloated and taken in to the River Tyne for repairs.[3]
Juneatta  United Kingdom The ship was discovered abandoned 40 nautical miles (74 km) off Maranhão, Brazil, having run aground on the Lemcoes Grundes and been abandoned by her crew. She was on a voyage from Liverpool, Lancashire, to Maranhão. Juneatta was taken in to Maranhão.[4]
Kingfisher  United Kingdom The schooner was driven ashore at the mouth of the River Tees.[5] She was on a voyage from Newcastle upon Tyne, Northumberland, to Skinningrove, Yorkshire.[2]
Robert Hudson  United Kingdom The coaster foundered in the North Sea off the coast of Yorkshire with the loss of all five crew.[5]
Rosedale  United Kingdom The steamship ran aground on the Longscar Rocks, off the coast of County Durham and was wrecked. All on board were rescued by the West Hartlepool Lifeboat. She was on a voyage from London to Newcastle upon Tyne, Northumberland.[6][7]
Steerwell  United Kingdom The schooner sank at Staithes, Yorkshire.[5] She was on a voyage from South Shields, County Durham, to Rosedale. She was later refloated and towed in to Whitby, Yorkshire, where she arrived on 15 April in a severely damaged condition.[8]
Thetis  United Kingdom The schooner ran aground and sank at Rock Ferry, Cheshire. She was on a voyage from Runcorn, Cheshire, to Waterford.[9]

2 April

List of shipwrecks: 2 April 1858
Ship Country Description
Friedrich
Stettin
The ship was driven ashore at Memel, Prussia.[10]
Hellespont  United Kingdom The ship was wrecked in Sandy Bay, Bahamas. She was on a voyage from Havana, Cuba, to Falmouth, Cornwall.[11]
Laing  United Kingdom The brig ran aground at Middlesbrough, Yorkshire. She was on a voyage from Middlesbrough to Antwerp, Belgium. She was refloated and resumed her voyage with two extra hands.[2]
Mead  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore at Memel. She was on a voyage from Copenhagen, Denmark, to Memel.[10]
Sultan  United States The steamship was destroyed by fire near Ste. Genevieve, Missouri with the loss of fifteen to twenty lives.[12]
Tulloch Castle  United Kingdom The barque ran aground on the Bull Sand. She was on a voyage from Sunderland, County Durham, to Aden. She was refloated and put in to Ramsgate in a leaky condition.[2]
Two Sarahs  United Kingdom The sloop was driven ashore at Par, Cornwall. She was on a voyage from Runcorn, Cheshire, to Penzance, Cornwall. She was refloated and taken in to "Polkenan" in a leaky condition.[13]
William  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore at Wijk aan Zee, North Holland, Netherlands. Her crew were rescued.[14]

3 April

List of shipwrecks: 3 April 1858
Ship Country Description
Ellen Callanan  United Kingdom The brigantine was driven ashore and wrecked the Cow and Calf Rock, off Roches Point, County Cork. Her crew were rescued. She was on a voyage from Cork to Newport, Monmouthshire.[15][16]
Excavator  United Kingdom The schooner foundered in the North Sea. Her crew were rescued by Oscar ( Norway). Excavator was on a voyage from Newcastle upon Tyne, Northumberland, to Amsterdam, North Holland, Netherlands and/or the Elbe.[17][14][18]
Lively  United Kingdom The brig was abandoned in the Atlantic Ocean. Her crew were rescued by Mountaineer ( United Kingdom). Lively was on a voyage from Sunderland, County Durham, to Newhaven, Connecticut, United States.[19]
Sinope  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore between Kingsdown and the South Foreland, Kent. She was on a voyage from Sunderland, County Durham, to Genoa, Kingdom of Sardinia. She was refloated the next day and taken in to Dover, Kent.[20][15][2]
Sir Alexander  United Kingdom The ship ran aground on the Goodwin Sands, Kent. She was on a voyage from South Shields, County Durham, to Havre de Grâce, Seine-Inférieure, France. She was refloated and taken in to Ramsgate, Kent, in a severely leaky condition.[15][2]
Stockton Packet  United Kingdom The brig was driven ashore at Spurn Point, Yorkshire. She was on a voyage from Middlesbrough, Yorkshire, to Rotterdam, South Holland, Netherlands.[21][2]
Tower  United Kingdom The schooner foundered in the North Sea off Sylt, Duchy of Holstein. Her crew were rescued. She was on a voyage from South Shields to Stettin.[22]
Winslow  France The full-rigged ship was driven ashore and severely damaged at Havre de Grâce, Seine-Inférieure. She was on a voyage from Calcutta, India, to Antwerp, Belgium. Winslow was refloated and taken in to Havre de Grâce.[15][23]

4 April

List of shipwrecks: 4 April 1858
Ship Country Description
Alchymist  United Kingdom The ship was wrecked on the Byzambon Reef, off the Laccadive Islands. Her crew survived. She was on a voyage from Liverpool, Lancashire, to Bombay, India.[11]
Anne and Betsey  United Kingdom The ship was run into by a schooner and was beached at "Marlewick", Pembrokeshire. She was on a voyage from Milford Haven, Pembrokeshire, to Newport, Monmouthshire.[24]
Gipsey  United Kingdom The smack was driven ashore at "Marlewick".[24]
Jennette  United Kingdom The schooner was run down and sunk in the Elbe by the steamship Swallow ( United Kingdom). Her crew were rescued. She was on a voyage from Port Madoc, Caernarfonshire, to Hamburg.[15][25]
Moskowa  France The schooner was driven ashore and wrecked 3 leagues (9 nautical miles (17 km)) from Boulogne, Pas-de-Calais with the loss of all hands. She was on a voyage from Liverpool, Lancashire, United Kingdom, to Dunkerque, Nord.[15]
Petrea  United States The barque was driven ashore at West Wittering, Sussex, United Kingdom. Her passengers were landed. She was on a voyage from Havre de Grâce, Seine-Inférieure, France to New York.[26][27]

5 April

List of shipwrecks: 5 April 1858
Ship Country Description
Courser  United States The ship was wrecked on the Pratas Shoal, in the South China Sea. Her crew survived. She was on a voyage from Foo Chow Foo, China, to New York.[28]
Enigheden  Norway The schooner was driven ashore at Peterhead, Aberdeenshire, United Kingdom. She was on a voyage from Sandefjord to Peterhead. She was refloated the next day and taken in to Peterhead.[29][30]
Mary  United Kingdom The ship was wrecked on the North Bull, in the Irish Sea off the coast of County Louth. Her crew were rescued. She was on a voyage from Drogheda, County Louth, to Liverpool, Lancashire.[15]
Merlian  United States The full-rigged ship was abandoned in the Atlantic Ocean. Four crew were rescued by the full-rigged ship Tarquin ( United States).[31]
Morning Light  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore at Seacombe, Cheshire. She was on a voyage from Melbourne, Melbourne to Liverpool. She was refloated with the assistance of two tugs.[13]
Ocean Queen  United Kingdom The brig was driven ashore at Pillau, Prussia. Her crew were rescued by rocket apparatus and the Pillau Lifeboat. She was on a voyage from Sunderland, County Durham, to Pillau. Ocean Queen was consequently condemned.[32][33]
Rock  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore at "Drumnacraig", County Londonderry. She was on a voyage from Workington, Cumberland, to Ramelton, County Donegal.[29]
Suez Ottoman Empire Egypt The steamship was wrecked at Jaffa, Ottoman Syria with the loss of 25 of the 54 people on board. She was on a voyage from Alexandria to Smyrna, Ottoman Empire.[34][35][36][37]

6 April

List of shipwrecks: 6 April 1858
Ship Country Description
Bee  United Kingdom The schooner was driven ashore at Aberdovey, Cardiganshire. She was on a voyage from Drogheda, County Louth, to Aberdovey.[38]
Caroline  United Kingdom The barque was driven ashore at Lowestoft, Suffolk.[13] Her crew were rescued. She was on a voyage from Sunderland, County Durham, to London[27]
Catherine  United Kingdom The ship foundered in the Bristol Channel off Milford Haven, Pembrokeshire. Her three crew took to a boat. They were rescued the next day by Majestic ( United Kingdom). Catherine was on a voyage from Padstow, Cornwall, to Solva, Pembrokeshire.[39][40]
Clinton  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore at Memel, Prussia. Her crew were rescued.[33]
Elizabeth  United Kingdom The ship struck the Black Rock and was damaged. She was on a voyage from Moulmein, Burma, to Liverpool, Lancashire. She was taken in to the Currick Roads.[24]
Exchange  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore and wrecked at Wicklow Head, County Wicklow. Her twelve crew survived. She was on a voyage from Liverpool, Lancashire, to Newport, Monmouthshire.[13][14][41]
Express  United States The ship was driven ashore and wrecked at Wicklow Head with the loss of two of her crew. She was on a voyage from Liverpool to Newport.[13]
Fanny  United Kingdom The schooner was driven ashore and severely damaged at Dublin.[13]
Fortuna  United Kingdom The brig was abandoned off Kinsale, County Cork. Her crew were rescued. She was on a voyage from Liverpool to Monte Video, Uruguay.[14]
Gebroeders Zelling  Netherlands The galiot was driven ashore and wrecked in Dundalk Bay. Her five crew were rescued. She was on a voyage from Nantes, Loire-Inférieure, France to Douglas, Isle of Man.[27][42][16][43]
Jessie, or Jessy  United Kingdom The schooner was driven ashore at Whitehouse, County Antrim. She was on a voyage from Maryport, Cumberland, to Newry, County Down.[44][32]
Pearl  United Kingdom The schooner was driven ashore at Gorey, County Wexford. Her crew were rescued. She was on a voyage from Liverpool to Cork.[29][43]

7 April

List of shipwrecks: 7 April 1858
Ship Country Description
Amoyen  Netherlands The ship ran aground on the Girdler Sand. She was on a voyage from Hamburg to Swansea, Glamorgan, United Kingdom.[14]
Anda  United Kingdom The brig was driven ashore and wrecked at Aldbrough, Yorkshire. Her crew were rescued by the Coast Guard using Carte's rocket apparatus. She was on a voyage from South Shields, County Durham, to Hamburg.[14][45][46]
Arctic  United Kingdom The schooner was driven ashore at Kilmichael, County Cork. Her crew were rescued. She was on a voyage from Figueira da Foz, Portugal, to Liverpool, Lancashire.[47]
Minna  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore and wrecked on Donan's Island, County Sligo.[38]
Ramsey  United Kingdom The schooner was driven ashore at Warrenpoint, County Down.[14]
Sylvia  United Kingdom The barque was driven ashore and wrecked at Newcastle, County Down, with the loss of all nine crew. She was on a voyage from Liverpool to Saint John's, Newfoundland.[32][42][48]

8 April

List of shipwrecks: 8 April 1858
Ship Country Description
Aimable Elise  France The lugger foundered in the Irish Sea off Blackwater, County Wexford, United Kingdom. She was on a voyage from Swansea, Glamorgan, United Kingdom, to the Charente.[49]
Chandos  United Kingdom The schooner ran aground and capsized in the River Usk. She was righted and taken in to Newport, Monmouthshire.[10]
Clementina  France The schooner ran aground on the Surcum Sand. She was ref;pated and put in to Grimsby, Lincolnshire, United Kingdom.[33]
Coburg  United Kingdom The brig was wrecked at Bridlington, Yorkshire. Her crew were rescued by the Bridlington Lifeboat. She was on a voyage from the River Tyne to Rouen, Seine-Inférieure, France.[32][50]
Faders Minde  Denmark The full-rigged ship was driven ashore at Almería, Spain. Her crew were rescued.[51]
Mary Stoddart  United Kingdom The barque was driven ashore and wrecked at Dundalk, County Louth. Her thirteen crew were rescued, but nine would-be rescuers, including four crew of the paddle steamer Pride of Erin ( United Kingdom) were drowned. Mary Stoddart was on a voyage from Alexandria, Egypt, to the Clyde.[17][42][30][48]
Maurice  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore at Scarborough, Yorkshire. Her crew were rescued by the Scarborough Lifeboat. She was on a voyage from South Shields, County Durham, to Dieppe, Seine-Inférieure, France.[50]
Minerva  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore and wrecked at Whitby, Yorkshire. Her crew were rescued. She was on a voyage from South Shields to Dieppe.[14] Minerva was refloated on 12 April and taken in to Scarborough.[8]
Venilia  United Kingdom The brigantine ran aground on the Whitehouse Bank, in Belfast Lough. She was on a voyage from Rouen, Seine-Inférieure, to Liverpool, Lancashire.[44]
Wiesser  Netherlands The ship was driven ashore at Baldoyle, County Dublin, United Kingdom. She was on a voyage from New Orleans, Louisiana, to Liverpool.[43][17]

9 April

List of shipwrecks: 9 April 1858
Ship Country Description
Bridges  United Kingdom The schooner was driven ashore 1 nautical mile (1.9 km) south of Laytown, County Meath. Her crew were rescued. She was on a voyage from Dunkerque, Nord to Drogheda, County Louth.[44][32] Also reported as being on a voyage from Falmouth, Cornwall, to Liverpool, Lancashire.[42]
Clementina  United Kingdom The ship ran aground on the "Barcum Sand", in the North Sea. She was refloated and put in to Grimsby, Lincolnshire.[10]
Dido  United Kingdom The brig foundered in the South China Sea with the loss of all but one of her crew. The survivor was rescued by Enchanter ( United Kingdom). Dido was on a voyage from Rangoon, Burma, to Penang, Malaya.[52]
Endeavour  United Kingdom The sloop was driven ashore near Cooly Point, County Louth, with the loss of all hands.[49]
Fortunate  United Kingdom The ship foundered off Kilkeel, County Down, with the loss of all hands. She was on a voyage from Liverpool, Lancashire, to Monte Video, Uruguay.[50]
Mary Stoddart  United Kingdom The barque was wrecked at Dundalk, County Louth, with the loss of several of her crew. Survivors were rescued by the steamship Pride of Erin ( United Kingdom) which also lost several of her crew effecting the rescued.[53]
Romance  United Kingdom The brig was abandoned in the Atlantic Ocean. Her crew were rescued by the schooner Fortuna ( Denmark). Romance was on a voyage from South Shields, County Durham, to Alicante, Spain.[8]
Trident  Spain The brig was driven ashore and wrecked at Kilkeel with the loss of eight of her eleven crew. She was on a voyage from Liverpool to Barcelona.[32][29][42][50]
Trident  United Kingdom The ship was wrecked on Lundy Island, Devon, with the loss of a crew member. She was on a voyage from Cardiff, Glamorgan, to Plymouth, Devon.[54]

10 April

List of shipwrecks: 10 April 1858
Ship Country Description
Mary and Caroline  United Kingdom The brig was abandoned in the Atlantic Ocean. Her crew were rescued by Malanie ( France). Mary and Caroline was on a voyage from Troon, Ayrshire, to Smyrna, Ottoman Empire. She foundered on 12 April.[55][8][3]

11 April

List of shipwrecks: 11 April 1858
Ship Country Description
Forest Queen  United Kingdom The ship was abandoned in the Atlantic Ocean. She was on a voyage from Newport, Monmouthshire, to Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. She was subsequently discovered by Louisa ( United Kingdom). A skeleton crew was put aboard and she was taken in to Queenstown, where she arrived on 23 April.[39][56]
Jean MacCrea  United Kingdom The ship ran aground at Stornoway, Isle of Lewis, Outer Hebrides. She was on a voyage from Liverpool, Lancashire, to Newcastle upon Tyne, Northumberland. She was refloated and taken in to Stornoway in a leaky condition. Subsequently repaired.[8][3]

12 April

List of shipwrecks: 12 April 1858
Ship Country Description
Leopold  Belgium The barque was wrecked on Grand Jason Island, Falkland Islands with the loss of eight of her twenty crew. She was on a voyage from Swansea, Glamorgan, United Kingdom, to Callao, Peru.[57][58] Only one of the twelve survivors of the wreck survived to be rescued three weeks later.[59]
Rebecca Craggs  United Kingdom The ship ran aground in the Elbe. She was on a voyage from Middlesbrough, Yorkshire, to Hamburg.[8]
Sarah  United Kingdom The barque was driven ashore near Pensacola, Florida, United States. She was refloated.[60]

14 April

List of shipwrecks: 14 April 1858
Ship Country Description
Neptune  United Kingdom The sloop foundered foundered in the Irish Sea off South Stack, Anglesey. Her three crew were rescued by the steamship Balbec ( United Kingdom). Neptune was on a voyage from Llanelly, Glamorgan, to Amlwch, Anglesey.[61]
Nymph  United Kingdom The schooner was wrecked at Irvine, Ayrshire. Her crew were rescued.[62]
Port Glasgow United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland New Zealand The schooner was wrecked at Fitzroy Bay, just south of the entrance to Wellington Harbour. She was carrying grain from Port Cooper to Wellington. All the crew perished, but some of the cargo was saved.[63]
Speculation
Dantzic
The schooner was driven ashore at Hela, Prussia. She was on a voyage from Dantzic to Dundee, Forfarshire, United Kingdom.[22]

15 April

List of shipwrecks: 15 April 1858
Ship Country Description
Breeze  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore and wrecked at Ballyquentin Point, County Down. She was on a voyage from Liverpool, Lancashire, to Padstow, Cornwall.[64]
Ernestine  United Kingdom The steamship was run down by the barque Thomas (
Danzig) and sank off Great Yarmouth, Norfolk, with the loss of three of her eighteen crew. Survivors were rescued by the brig British Empire ( United Kingdom). Ernestine was on a voyage from Dundee, Forfarshire, to Dieppe, Seine-Inférieure, France.[65][41][8]

17 April

List of shipwrecks: 17 April 1858
Ship Country Description
Mayflower  United Kingdom The ship was driven onto a rock and severely damaged at Port Dinorwic, Caernarfonshire. She was on a voyage from Port Dinorwic to Liverpool, Lancashire.[64]
Maria Francesca
Austrian Empire
The barque was driven ashore at Büyükdere, Ottoman Empire. She was on a voyage from Odessa to Queenstown, County Cork, United Kingdom.[66]
Zephyr  United Kingdom The brig ran aground off Saint Croix, Virgin Islands. She was on a voyage from Trinidad to the Clyde. She was refloated on 21 April and taken in to Frederiksted.[67]

18 April

List of shipwrecks: 18 April 1858
Ship Country Description
Amphitrite  United Kingdom The ship sank off Flamborough Head, Yorkshire. Her crew were rescued. She was on a voyage from South Shields, County Durham, to London.[54]
Prince Albert  United Kingdom The schooner ran aground on the Schaar, off the coast of Zeeland, Netherlands.[68]

19 April

List of shipwrecks: 19 April 1858
Ship Country Description
Dodo  United Kingdom The steamship ran aground on the Ooster Bank, in the North Sea off the Dutch coast. She was on a voyage from Liverpool, Lancashire, to Rotterdam, South Holland. She was later refloated and taken in to Brouwershaven, Zeeland, Netherlands[55][64]

20 April

List of shipwrecks: 20 April 1858
Ship Country Description
Bore  United Kingdom The ship ran aground at Dingle, County Kerry. She was on a voyage from Dingle to Cardiff, Glamorgan. She was refloated but grounded again. Bore was refloated on 23 April and take in to Dingle in a severely damaged condition.[4]
Zenobia  United States The full-rigged ship was wrecked off Point Bonita, California.

22 April

List of shipwrecks: 22 April 1858
Ship Country Description
James Baines  United Kingdom The clipper burned to the waterline in the Huskisson Dock at Liverpool, Lancashire, England. She was declared a constructive total loss and was subsequently used as a coal hulk.
Julie
Rostock
The ship was driven ashore between Dragør and Kastrup, Denmark. She was on a voyage from Rostock to Leith, Lothian, United Kingdom. She was refloated the next day and resumed her voyage.[69]
Ocean Spray  United States The steamboat was destroyed by fire in the Mississippi River 5 nautical miles (9.3 km) from St. Louis, Missouri, with the loss of about twenty lives.[70]

23 April

List of shipwrecks: 23 April 1858
Ship Country Description
Chesterholme  United Kingdom The full-rigged ship was wrecked on the Portlock Reef, in the Torres Straits. Her 33 crew were rescued by the full-rigged ship Hastings ( United Kingdom). Chesterholme was on a voyage from Hobart, Tasmania, to Calcutta, India.[71][72]
Jane, and
Susan
 United Kingdom Jane was in collision with the schooner Susan in the Bristol Channel. Both vessels foundered. Their crew were rescued by a schooner.[73]
Precursor  United Kingdom The ship was holed by ice and sank 20 nautical miles (37 km) south of Hogland, Russia. Her crew were rescued. She was on a voyage from Sunderland, County Durham, to Cronstadt, Russia.[74][75]
Sea Horse  United Kingdom The ship was wrecked near the Sand Heads, India. Her crew were rescued. She was on a voyage from Calcutta, India, to Liverpool.[76][77]

24 April

List of shipwrecks: 24 April 1858
Ship Country Description
Augusta  Belgium The ship caught fire and was scuttled at Saint-Nazaire, Loire-Inférieure, France.[69]
Breakwater  United Kingdom The brig ran aground on Scroby Sands, Norfolk. She was refloated and resumed her voyage.[3]

25 April

List of shipwrecks: 25 April 1858
Ship Country Description
Jessie  United Kingdom The brig was in collision with another vessel and sank off the Dudgeon Sandbank, in the North Sea with the loss of four of her seven crew. Survivors were rescued by the brig Ann ( United Kingdom).[3]
Mary Ann  United Kingdom The schooner was driven ashore and wrecked at Portstewart, Wigtownshire.[66]

26 April

List of shipwrecks: 26 April 1858
Ship Country Description
Axe  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore and wrecked on the Agger Strand, Denmark. Her crew survived. She was on a voyage from London to Königsberg, Prussia.[78][79] Axe was refloated on 26 April.[80]
Frouke Meminga  Kingdom of Hanover The ship was lost on the Memment, in the North Sea. she was on a voyage from Newcastle upon Tyne, Northumberland, United Kingdom, to Leer.[80]
Henry  United Kingdom The ship ran aground on the Goodwin Sands, Kent. She was on a voyage from Hartlepool, County Durham, to Dover, Kent. She was refloated with the assistance of a lugger and resumed her voyage in a leaky condition.[35][3]
Janette and Bertha  Hamburg The ship ran aground off Caldera, Chile, and was abandoned in a sinking condition. Four of the fifteen people on board were reported missing.[81]
Mary Ann  United Kingdom The schooner was driven ashore and wrecked at Portstewart, Wigtownshire.[39][78] She was on a voyage from Maryport, Cumberland, to Portstewart.[69]
Sea  United Kingdom The brig ran aground on Knoxes Rock, in the Farne Islands, Northumberland. She was on a voyage from Liverpool, Lancashire, to the River Tyne. She was refloated and taken in to Berwick upon Tweed, Northumberland, in a leaky condition.[39][66]
Two Brothers  United Kingdom The ship capsized at Ipswich, Suffolk. She was righted.[69][3]
Unity  United Kingdom The ship ran aground on the Longsand, in the North Sea off the coast of Essex. She was on a voyage from South Shields, County Durham, to Cowes, Isle of Wight. She was refloated and assisted in to Harwich, Essex.[3]

27 April

List of shipwrecks: 27 April 1858
Ship Country Description
Expert  United Kingdom The schooner caught fire at Littleferry, Sutherland. She was on a voyage from Sunderland, County Durham, to Brora, Sutherland.[82]
Sea Breeze  United Kingdom The ship was damaged by fire at London.[34]

28 April

List of shipwrecks: 28 April 1858
Ship Country Description
Bellona  Belgium The steamship ran aground at Havre de Grâce, Seine-Inférieure, France. She was on a voyage from Havre de Grâce to Constantinople, Ottoman Empire and Odessa. She was refloated and resumed her voyage.[80]
Journeyman  United Kingdom The schooner was abandoned in the Baltic Sea by all but her captain of her five crew. He was rescued on 30 April by the schooner Laura ( United Kingdom). Journeman sank that day. She was on a voyage from Stettin to Wick, Caithness. Allegations of barratry were made.[80][83]

29 April

List of shipwrecks: 29 April 1858
Ship Country Description
Brothers  United Kingdom The barque ran aground on the Stockhom Reef, in the Baltic Sea. She was on a voyage from Liverpool, Lancashire, to Pärnu, Russia. She was refloated and taken in to Pärnu.[60][31]
Emigrant  United Kingdom The ship ran aground on the Trois Saumons Shoal, in the Saint Lawrence River. All on board, her crew and 73 passengers, survived. She was on a voyage from Montrose, Forfarshire, to Quebec City, Province of Canada, British North America.[74][84][85]
Emily  United Kingdom The schooner collided with the steamship Grenada (Flag unknown), capsized and sank at Aspinwall, Republic of New Granada. Her crew were rescued. She was on a voyage from Aspinwall to Jamaica.[86]
Havre, and
Wonder
 United Kingdom The steamships were in collision in the English Channel 23 nautical miles (43 km) off the Nab Lightship (
Trinity House). Havre was on a voyage from Southampton, Hampshire, to Havre de Grâce, Seine-Inferieure, France; Wonder was making the reverse voyage. Wonder was severely damaged. She was towed in to Southampton by Havre. Subsequently towed to Northam, Hampshire, for repairs[87]
Newton  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore on Saaremaa, Russia. She was on a voyage from Sunderland, County Durham, to Cronstadt, Russia. She was later refloated and completed her voyage, arriving at Cronstadt on 17 May.[75]
William  Prussia The ship ran aground on the Stockholm Reef. She was on a voyage from Liverpool to Pärnu. She was refloated and taken in to Pärnu.[60][31]

30 April

List of shipwrecks: 30 April 1858
Ship Country Description
Brigand, and
William Campbell
 United Kingdom The barque William Campbell was in collision with the steamship Brigand and sank in the Irish Sea with the loss of seven of her crew. William Campbell was on a voyage from the Clyde to Trinidad. Brigand consequently sank with the loss of 21 of the 41 people on board. Survivors were rescued by Espoir ( Belgium). Brigand was on a voyage from Swansea, Glamorgan, to Belfast, County Antrim.[88][89]
Eliza  United Kingdom The sloop ran aground on the North Bank, in Liverpool Bay. She was on a voyage from Liverpool, Lancashire, to Amlwch, Anglesey. She was refloated with assistance from the Hoylake Lifeboat and beached in a wrecked condition.[60]
George  United Kingdom The schooner capsized 27 nautical miles (50 km) east of the Tuskar Rock with the loss of all but one of her crew. The survivor was rescued by Brigand ( United Kingdom). George was on a voyage from Liverpool, Lancashire, to "Laird's Town", on the Niger River.[88]

Unknown date

List of shipwrecks: Unknown date in April 1858
Ship Country Description
Albert Franklin  United Kingdom The ship foundered off the coast of Burma before 17 April. Her crew were rescued by Judge Shaw ( United Kingdom). Albert Franklin was on a voyage from Calcutta, India, to a Chinese port.[28][86]
Arethusa  United Kingdom The brig foundered in the Irish Sea off the coast of County Wexford.[14]
Edward Phelan  United Kingdom The schooner was driven ashore at Wexford. Her crew were rescued.[47]
Eliza Shairp  United Kingdom The ship was wrecked on Long Island, New York, United States, before 27 April. She was on a voyage from St. Jago de Cuba, Cuba, to Swansea, Glamorgan.[90]
Ferdinando I
Austrian Empire
The paddle steamer ran aground at the Point of Varna, Ottoman Empire, before 20 April. She had been refloated by 22 April and taken in to Varna for repairs.[91][31]
Independence  United Kingdom The paddle steamer ran aground at Kilkeel, County Down. She was on a voyage from Liverpool, Lancashire, to Dundalk, County Louth. She was refloated and taken in to Dundalk, where she arrived on 23 April in a severely leaky condition.[56]
Iris  United Kingdom The brigantine was driven ashore at Curracloe, County Wexford, with the loss of a crew member. Survivors were rescued by the Coast Guard using rocket apparatus. She was on a voyage from Belfast, County Antrim, to Waterford.[47][44]
Jeune St Charles  United Kingdom The ship was wrecked on the Calf of Man, Isle of Man. She was on a voyage from Pontrieux, Côtes-du-Nord to Londonderry, United Kingdom.[61]
John Campbell  United Kingdom The barque was abandoned in the Atlantic Ocean before 12 April. Her crew were rescued by Français ( France). John Campbell was on a voyage from Sunderland, County Durham, to Alicante, Spain.[33]
Julia  Norway The ship was driven ashore on the Burnham Flats, Norfolk, United Kingdom. She was on a voyage from Kristiansand to Messina, Sicily. She was refloated and towed in to King's Lynn, Norfolk, on 7 April.[14]
Juno  Hamburg The barque was driven ashore at Dalhousie, Ceylon before 17 April.[86]
Lablan  Hamburg The ship was driven ashore at Dalhousie, Ceylon before 17 April.[86]
L. C. Kelly, and
Victoria
 United States
 United Kingdom
The schooner L. C. Kelly collided with the brig Victoria in Chesapeake Bay before 17 April. Both vessels sank, with the loss of one life. Survivors were rescued by Adriana ( United States). L. C. Kelly was on a voyage from Baltimore, Maryland, to Providence, Rhode Island.[92]
Lord Raglan  United Kingdom The ship was presumed to have foundered in the North Sea. She was on a voyage from Newcastle upon Tyne, Northumberland, to Stettin.[50]
Lydia  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore at South Foreland, Kent. She was on a voyage from Sunderland to Portsmouth, Hampshire. She was refloated.[21]
Machtilde Cornelia Flag unknown The ship foundered in the South China Sea. Her crew were rescued by Whirlwind ( United Kingdom). Machtilde Cornelia was on a voyage from Newcastle upon Tyne to Hong Kong, China.[52]
Meliora  United Kingdom The ship ran aground on the Cromer Rocks. She was on a voyage from Hartlepool, County Durham, to Hong Kong. She was refloated and resumed her voyage, but consequently put in to Ramsgate, Kent, in a leaky condition.[21]
Merzanpore
India
The ship ran aground and sank at Bombay before 17 April.[93]
Minstrel  United Kingdom The ship was wrecked at Cape Maquary, Brazil, before 21 April. Her crew survived.[94]
Nixon  United Kingdom The ship sprang a leak and was abandoned in the North Sea. She was on a voyage from Newcastle upon Tyne to Copenhagen, Denmark.[22]
Northern Light  United States The schooner was abandoned in the Atlantic Ocean before 18 April.[76]
Penelope  United Kingdom The schooner was abandoned in the North Sea before 10 April.[3]
Primoguet  France The ship put in to Cádiz, Spain, in a sinking condition. She was on a voyage from Bordeaux, Gironde, to Mauritius and Colombo, Ceylon.[23]
Punch  United Kingdom The schooner was driven ashore near Carlingford, County Louth.[14]
Rapid  United Kingdom The ship sank in the River Ribble before 4 April. She was on a voyage from Newry, County Antrim, to Preston, Lancashire.[29]
Rixtina  Norway The galiot was abandoned in the Dogger Bank before 8 April. Her crew were rescued.[38]
Semaphore  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore at Black Head, County Antrim. She was refloated on 22 April and taken in to Belfast, County Antrim flooded at the bow.[19]
Singapore  Hamburg The ship was driven ashore at Dalhousie, Ceylon.[86]
Squire  United Kingdom The full-rigged ship was abandoned in the Indian Ocean before 15 April.[95]
Victor  United States The brig was abandoned in the Atlantic Ocean. Her crew were rescued. She was on a voyage from Callao, Peru, to Dunkerque, Nord.[24]

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Ship events in 1858
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