The list of shipwrecks in July 1838 includes ships sunk, foundered, wrecked, grounded, or otherwise lost during July 1838.

1 July

List of shipwrecks: 1 July 1838
Ship Country Description
Amelia Maria  France The brig was wrecked in the Gulf of Maracaibo. Most of her crew were murdered by the local inhabitants.[1]

2 July

List of shipwrecks: 2 July 1838
Ship Country Description
Comptroller United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland Anguilla The drogher was wrecked on the Prickly Pear Keys.[2]
Cubana  United Kingdom The ship was wrecked on the Bahama Banks. She was on a voyage from Swansea, Glamorgan to Havana, Cuba.[3]

3 July

List of shipwrecks: 3 July 1838
Ship Country Description
Louisa Ann  United Kingdom The ship was wrecked off the Turks Islands. Her crew were rescued. She was on a voyage from Saint John, New Brunswick, British North America to Jamaica.[4]

8 July

List of shipwrecks: 8 July 1838
Ship Country Description
Antonio Perreira  United Kingdom The ship departed from Singapore for China. No further trace, presumed foundered with the loss of all hands before 19 October.[5]

11 July

List of shipwrecks: 11 July 1838
Ship Country Description
Adonis
Lübeck
The sloop was wrecked at Kõpu, Russia. She was on a voyage from Lübeck to Porvoo, Grand Duchy of Finland.[6]
Lowestoft United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland New South Wales The ship was wrecked on a reef off Waterhouse Island, Van Diemen's Land. She was on a voyage from Newcastle to Van Diemen's Land.[7]
Neptune United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland Antigua The ship was driven ashore and wrecked on Antigua.[8]
Robert Sergeant  United Kingdom The ship ran ashore and was wrecked near Holyhead, Anglesey. Her crew were rescued. She was on a voyage from Livorno, Grand Duchy of Tuscany to Liverpool, Lancashire.[9]

12 July

List of shipwrecks: 12 July 1838
Ship Country Description
Robert Sargeant  United Kingdom The ship was wrecked near Holyhead, Anglesey. Her crew were rescued. She was on a voyage from Livorno, Grand Duchy of Tuscany to Liverpool, Lancashire.[10]

13 July

List of shipwrecks: 13 July 1838
Ship Country Description
Eliza Jane  United Kingdom The ship was wrecked in the Maldive Islands. Her crew were rescued. She was on a voyage from Mauritius to Pondicherry, India.[11]

15 July

List of shipwrecks: 15 July 1838
Ship Country Description
Nelly  United Kingdom The sloop foundered off the Carr Rock, in the Firth of Forth.[12]
Vrow Maria Flag unknown The ship ran aground off Rungsted, Denmark. She was refloated on 17 July and towed into Copenhagen by the steamship Princess Wilhemine ( Denmark).[12]
Wealands  United Kingdom The ship ran aground on the Kentish Knock, in the North Sea. She was on a voyage from Sunderland, County Durham to Newhaven, Sussex. Wealands was refloated and put into Harwich, Essex in a leaky condition.[12]

16 July

List of shipwrecks: 16 July 1838
Ship Country Description
Elizabeth Clarke  United Kingdom The ship was wrecked on the Cape Jack Shoals, off the coast of Nova Scotia, British North America. She was on a voyage from Pictou, Nova Scotia to Swansea, Glamorgan.[13]

17 July

List of shipwrecks: 17 July 1838
Ship Country Description
Aurora  United Kingdom The ship struck a rock and sank off Cowhead, Newfoundland, British North America. Her crew were rescued.[14]

18 July

List of shipwrecks: 18 July 1838
Ship Country Description
Africa  United Kingdom The ship foundered 40 nautical miles (74 km) south of Trincomalee, Ceylon. All on board were rescued.[15]
Madawaska  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore on Brion Island, Magdalen Islands, Lower Canada, British North America. Her crew were rescued.[16]

19 July

List of shipwrecks: 19 July 1838
Ship Country Description
Elizabeth  United Kingdom The brig ran aground on the Cape Jack Reef, in the Gut of Canso.[17]

22 July

List of shipwrecks: 22 July 1838
Ship Country Description
Moscow  United Kingdom The ship was wrecked on the Lemon and Ore Sand, in the North Sea off the coast of Essex. Her crew were rescued. She was on a voyage from Saint Petersburg, Russia to Hull, Yorkshire.[18] Moscow was subsequently taken into Harwich, Essex in a waterlogged condition.[19]

23 July

List of shipwrecks: 23 July 1838
Ship Country Description
Eurydice Russian Empire Grand Duchy of Finland The ship was driven ashore and wrecked near Zierikzee, Zeeland, Netherlands. She was on a voyage from Turku to Antwerp, Belgium.[20]
Fasque  United Kingdom The ship was wrecked on Grand Turk. She was on a voyage from Liverpool, Lancashire to Saint Andrews, New Brunswick, British North America and Jamaica.[21]

25 July

List of shipwrecks: 25 July 1838
Ship Country Description
Feronia  United Kingdom The ship struck the Mixen Sand, in the Bristol Channel and foundered off The Mumbles, Glamorgan. Her crew were rescued. She was on a voyage from Ulverstone, Lancashire to Aberavon, Glamorgan.[22]

26 July

List of shipwrecks: 26 July 1838
Ship Country Description
Hannah  United Kingdom The ship was wrecked at Gabarus, Nova Scotia, British North America. She was on a voyage from Bordeaux, Gironde, France to Miramichi, New Brunswick, British North America.[23][21]
John and Elizabeth  United Kingdom The ship sprang a leak and was beached at Rye, Sussex. She was on a voyage from Newcastle upon Tyne, Northumberland to Southampton, Hampshire.[24] Once repaired, she resumed her voyage.[25]
Thomas Moulden  United Kingdom The ship was wrecked near "Cape Brullos".[3]
Wellington  United Kingdom The ship was destroyed by fire off the Isle of Wight. She was on a voyage from London to Liverpool, Lancashire.[26]

28 July

List of shipwrecks: 28 July 1838
Ship Country Description
Maria
Wismar
The ship was driven ashore in the River Thames at Coal House Point. She was on a voyage from Wismar to London, United Kingdom.[27]

29 July

List of shipwrecks: 29 July 1838
Ship Country Description
Levant  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore near Mazara del Vallo, Sicily. She was on a voyage from Smyrna, Ottoman Empire to Falmouth, Cornwall.[28] Levant was refloated on 10 August and sailed for Malta to be repaired there.[29]

31 July

List of shipwrecks: 31 July 1838
Ship Country Description
Granville  United Kingdom The ship was wrecked on Cape Sable Island, Nova Scotia, British North America. All on board were rescued. She was on a voyage from Sligo to Saint John, New Brunswick, British North America.[23]

Unknown date

List of shipwrecks: Unknown date July 1838
Ship Country Description
Bonne Nannette  France The ship was lost near Guadeloupe before 2 July. All on board were rescued.[16][30][31]
Bridget  United Kingdom The brig was lost off Formosa Island, Africa before 17 July. Her crew were rescued. She was on a voyage from Liverpool, Lancashire to an African port.[32][33]
Despique  Brazil The ship was lost off the coast of Rio Grande do Norte. She was on a voyage from Porto d'Assu to Pernambuco.[34]
Fort William  United Kingdom The ship capsized in the Indian Ocean on or before 5 July.[35]
Harmosa Louisa  Mexico The ship departed from Canton, China for San Blas Atempa. No further trace, presumed foundered with the loss of all hands.[36]
Hercules  United Kingdom The paddle steamer was driven ashore at Ardmore Head, County Waterford. She was on a voyage from Dublin to Cork.[9]
Margaret  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore near Shelburne, Nova Scotia, British North America before 10 July. She was on a voyage from Cork to Saint Andrews, New Brunswick, British North America.[37]
Rob Roy United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland New South Wales The schooner was wrecked at Nobbys Head, Newcastle.[38][39]
Scipio  Hamburg The ship was drive ashore in the Elbe. She was on a voyage from Hamburg to Newfoundland, British North America. Scipio was refloated and resumed her voyage, but she put into Torbay for repairs on 24 July.[20]
Stamper  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore at Whitehaven, Cumberland. She was on a voyage from Richibucto, New Brunswick, British North America to Whitehaven.[27]

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Ship events in 1838
Ship launches: 1833 1834 1835 1836 1837 1838 1839 1840 1841 1842 1843
Ship commissionings: 1833 1834 1835 1836 1837 1838 1839 1840 1841 1842 1843
Ship decommissionings: 1833 1834 1835 1836 1837 1838 1839 1840 1841 1842 1843
Shipwrecks: 1833 1834 1835 1836 1837 1838 1839 1840 1841 1842 1843