The list of shipwrecks in March 1852 includes ships sunk, foundered, wrecked, grounded, or otherwise lost during March 1852.

1 March

List of shipwrecks: 1 March 1852
Ship Country Description
Eliza  United Kingdom The ship ran aground in the Hooghly River. She was on a voyage from Trinidad to Calcutta, India.[1]
Lahore
India
The ship ran aground in the Hooghly River. She was on a voyage from Mauritius to Calcutta.[1]
Wanderer  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore 4 nautical miles (7.4 km) south of Helsingør, Denmark. She was on a voyage from Hull, Yorkshire to Danzig.[2] She was refloated on 4 March but again drove ashore.[3] Wanderer was refloated on 6 March and taken in to Helsingør.[4]

2 March

List of shipwrecks: 2 March 1852
Ship Country Description
Anastasie  France The ship was driven ashore at Tolmo, Spain. She was on a voyage from Cannes, Alpes-Maritimes to Rouen, Seine-Inférieure.[5]
Juno  Netherlands The barque was wrecked on Cape Agulhas, Cape Colony with the loss of five lives. She was on a voyage from Batavia, Netherlands East Indies to Dordrecht, South Holland.[6]
Wanderer  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore at Helsingør, Denmark. She was on a voyage from Hull, Yorkshire to Dantsic. She was refloated the next day but drove ashore again.[7]

3 March

List of shipwrecks: 3 March 1852
Ship Country Description
Bank  United Kingdom The barque ran aground on the Smithirick Sand, in the North Sea 3 to 4 nautical miles (5.6 to 7.4 km) south east of Bridlington, Yorkshire. She was on a voyage from Moulmein, Burma to Sunderland, County Durham. She was refloated and headed in a southerly direction.[8][9]
Fortuna  Denmark The schooner was severely damaged in a hurricane at Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.[10]
Frederichsteen United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland British North America The ship was severely damaged in a hurricane at Rio de Janeiro.[10]
Hebe  United Kingdom The schooner was severely damaged in a hurricane at Rio de Janeiro.[10]
Indus  United States The barque was severely damaged in a hurricane at Rio de Janeiro.[10]
Jenny  Sweden The brig was severely damaged in a hurricane at Rio de Janeiro.[10]
Othello  Sweden The schooner was severely damaged in a hurricane at Rio de Janeiro.[10]
Secundus  Belgium The ship was driven ashore and damaged on the Tendra Spit. She was on a voyage from Odessa to a Channel port. She was refloated and found to be leaky.[11]
Tiber  United Kingdom The steamship ran aground at Livorno, Grand Duchy of Tuscany. She was on a voyage from Liverpool, Lancashire to Genoa, Kingdom of Sardinia and Livorno. She was refloated.[12]
Zuleika  United Kingdom The barque was severely damaged in a hurricane at Rio de Janeiro.[10]

4 March

List of shipwrecks: 4 March 1852
Ship Country Description
City of Glasgow  United Kingdom The steamship ran aground near Newcastle, Pennsylvania, United States. She was on a voyage from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania to Liverpool, Lancashire. She was refloated and resumed her voyage.[13][14]
John Hawkes  United Kingdom The ship ran aground on the Kish Bank, in the Irish Sea and was abandoned by her eight crew, who were rescued by Ariel ( United Kingdom). She was on a voyage from Liverpool, Lancashire to Waterford. She was subsequently boared by the pilot boat Alert №2 with the intention of taking her in to Kingstown, County Dublin but consequently sank with the loss of two pilots.[15][16][17][9]
Lucy Ann  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore and wrecked on "Britton Island" with the loss of her captain. She was on a voyage from Liverpool to New Orleans, Louisiana, United States.[1]
SMS Marianna
Austrian Navy
The paddle steamer was reported to have foundered off the mouth of the Po with the loss of all hands.[18] Also reported to have been wrecked on the coast of Dalmatia with the loss of about 120 crew.[19]
Sumpter  United Kingdom The barque ran aground at Smithville, North Carolina, United States. She was on a voyage from Wilmington, Delaware to Liverpool.[20]

5 March

List of shipwrecks: March 1852
Ship Country Description
Caribbean  United Kingdom The ship ran aground in the South Channel, off the coast of Malaya. She was on a voyage from Penang, Malaya to Singapore.[21]
Jean de Locquenghien  France The ship was lost off the mouth of the Lergipe, Brazil with the loss of a crew member.[10]
Margaret United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland British North America The ship was driven ashore at Sandy Hook, New Jersey. She was on a voyage from Halifax, Nova Scotia to New York, United States.[22]
Maria  United Kingdom The schooner was driven ashore on the Isle of Skye, Outer Hebrides. She was on a voyage from Liverpool, Lancashire to Stornoway, Isle of Lewis, Outer Hebrides. She was refloated.[23]
Natal United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland Cape Colony The schooner was driven ashore and wrecked in Espeigle Bay. Her crew were rescued.[24]
Petit Martial  United Kingdom The ship was wrecked at Point de Toulinguet, Finistère. She was on a voyage from Lannion, Côtes du Nord to Brest, Finistère.[5]

6 March

List of shipwrecks: 6 March 1852
Ship Country Description
Astrea, and
Silurian
 France
 United Kingdom
Silurian was abandoned by all but her captain. She then drove into Astrea ( France) and was driven ashore at Málaga, Spain. She was on a voyage from Newport, Monmouthshire to Málaga. She was refloated and found to be leaky. Astrea was abandoned by her crew, but was subsequently reboarded and taken in to Málaga. She was on a voyage from Santander to Almería, Spain[25]
Costanza  Russia The barque was abandoned by her crew and then driven ashore and capsized at Málaga.[25] She subsequently became a wreck.[26]
Favourite  France The ship was driven ashore at Málaga. Her crew survived. She was on a voyage from Antwerp, Belgium to Barcelona, Spain.[25] She was condemned and broken up in situ.[27]
Laurel  United Kingdom The paddle steamer ran aground off the Isle of Arran. She was on a voyage from Belfast, County Antrim to Glasgow, Renfrewshire. She was refloated with assistance from Mars ( United Kingdom) and taken in to Greenock, Renfrewshire.[7][28][29]
Maukin United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland New Zealand The brig was wrecked near North Cape, with the loss of one life.[30]
Nicolasa  Spain The ship was driven ashore and wrecked at Málaga, She was on a voyage from Liverpool, Lancashire, United Kingdom to Barcelona.[25]
Nostra Señora del Carmen  Spain The ship was abandoned by her crew then driven ashore at Málaga.[25]
Nueve de Mayo  Spain The ship was abandoned by her crew then driven ashore at Málaga. She was on a voyage from Santander to Barcelona. She subsequently broke up.[25]
Ranger  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore near Vera, Spain. Her crew were rescued.[31]
San Antonio  Spain The ship was abandoned by her crew then driven ashore at Málaga.[25]
Signet  United Kingdom The ship was wrecked near Garrucha, Spain.[32] Her crew were rescued.[31]
Tuguaido  Spain The ship was abandoned by her crew then driven ashore at Málaga. She was on a voyage from Suances to Barcelona.[25]
Ver Huell  France The ship capsized off Le Croisic, Loire-Inférieure. Her crew were rescued. She was on a voyage from Libourne to Nantes, Loire-Inférieure.[33]
Waterwitch  United Kingdom The brig ran aground at the mouth of the River Tees and was damaged. She consequently put in to Bridlington, Yorkshire in a leaky condition.[9]

7 March

List of shipwrecks: 7 March 1852
Ship Country Description
Aristide  France The ship was driven ashore at Ibiza, Spain. She was on a voyage from Cette, Hérault to Algiers, Algeria.[27]
Estrella  Spain The ship was driven ashore at the mouth of the Palmones. Her crew were rescued.[20]
Flora  Prussia The ship was driven ashore near Alicante, Spain.[31] She was refloated on 22 March and taken into Torrevieja, Spain.[34]
Georges Auguste  France The ship was wrecked on the Île de Bréhat, Côtes-du-Nord. Her crew were rescued. She was on a voyage from Granville, Manche to Île Saint-Pierre.[11]
Graf von Paris  France The ship was driven ashore at Gibraltar. She was on a voyage from Troon, Ayrshire, United Kingdom to Salonica, Greece.[35]
Irene  Prussia The brig was driven ashore at Gibraltar. She was on a voyage from Liverpool, Lancashire, United Kingdom to Trieste.[36] She was refloated on 12 March and taken in to Gibraltar for repairs.[32]
Jenny  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore and sank at Algeciras, Spain. She was on a voyage from Troon, Ayrshire to Constantinople, Ottoman Empire.[36]
Lord Dupplin  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore in Gibraltar Bay. She was on a voyage from Port Talbot, Glamorgan to Cartagena, Spain.[37]
Nouvelle Juliet  France The ship was driven ashore and severely damaged east of Dénia, Spain. Her crew were rescued. She was on a voyage from Marseille, Bouches-du-Rhône to Montevideo, Uruguay. She had been refloated by 22 March.[37][38]
Occidenten  Sweden The ship was driven ashore near Alicante.[31] She was refloated on 22 March and taken in to Torrevieja.[34]
Sally  United Kingdom The smack sank in the North Sea off Walton-on-the-Naze, Essex.[39][40]
Thistle  United Kingdom The paddle steamer was driven ashore near Portrush, County Antrim. She was on a voyage from Greenock to Londonderry. She was refloated and put back to Greenock in a leaky condition.[7][29]

8 March

List of shipwrecks: March 1852
Ship Country Description
Broeder Trouw, and
Dragon
 Netherlands
 United Kingdom
The East Indiaman Broeder Trouw capsized at Hartlepool, County Durham, United Kingdom, sinking the tug Dragon.[39][41][42]
Elizabeth United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland British North America The ship was wrecked near Trepassey, Nova Scotia. Her crew were rescued. She was on a voyage from Halifax, Nova Scotia to Saint John's, Newfoundland.[1]
Esperance  France The ship sank in the Gironde.[25]
Jane  United Kingdom The schooner was driven ashore at Ballina, County Mayo.[7]
Jeune Amedée  France The ship was holed by her anchor at Padstow, Cornwall, United Kingdom and became severely leaky. She was on a voyage from Nantes, Loire-Inférieure to Newport, Monmouthshire, United Kingdom.[23]
Olaf  Bremen The koff was wrecked on the Wittsand, in the North Sea. Her crew were rescued. She was on a voyage from Newcastle upon Tyne, Northumberland, United Kingdom to Bremen.[43]

9 March

List of shipwrecks: 9 March 1852
Ship Country Description
Active United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland Jersey The ship was driven ashore at Flamborough Head, Yorkshire. She was on a voyage from Guernsey, Channel Islands to Sunderland, County Durham. She was refloated and put in to Bridlington, Yorkshire in a leaky condition.[29][9]
Akbar Flag unknown The brig was driven ashore at Vera, Spain.[11][44]
Grace  United Kingdom The schooner was driven ashore near Cemlyn, Anglesey.[29] She was refloated on 11 March and put in to Holyhead, Anglesey.[45]
Melvill  United Kingdom The brig ran aground on the Nore. She was refloated and taken in to Chatham, Kent.[23]
Olive
Duchy of Holstein
The schooner was holed by a sunken pile at Brunsbüttel, Duchy of Schleswig. She was on a voyage from La Guaira, Venezuela to the Duchy of Holstein.[4]
Serenader  United Kingdom The barque was driven ashore at Vera.[11][44]
Stork  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore at Vera.[11]
Thomas Clarke  United Kingdom The barque was driven ashore at Vera.[11][44]
Trois Cousins  France The ship was driven ashore at Le Grau-du-Roi, Gard. Her crew were rescued. She was on a voyage from Bougie, Algeria to Marseille, Bouches-du-Rhône.[3]
William  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore at Cromer, Norfolk. She was on a voyage from Sunderland, County Durham to London. She was refloated and resumed her voyage.[7]

10 March

List of shipwrecks: 10 March 1852
Ship Country Description
Fortuna  United Kingdom The schooner ran aground on the Blacktail Spit, off the coast of Kent.[4]
Maine  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore at Gourdon, Aberdeenshire. She was on a voyage from Aberdeen to Newcastle upon Tyne, Northumberland.[45]
Richmond  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore at Egremont, Lancashire. She was on a voyage from Buenos Aires, Argentina to Liverpool, Lancashire. She was refloated the next day and taken in to Liverpool.[43]

11 March

List of shipwrecks: 11 March 1852
Ship Country Description
Fanny  United States The ship was abandoned in the Atlantic Ocean. Her crew were rescued. She was on a voyage from Liverpool, Lancashire, United Kingdom to Baltimore, Maryland.[46]

12 March

List of shipwrecks: 12 March 1852
Ship Country Description
Annie  United Kingdom The ship ran aground and was damaged at Charleston, South Carolina, United States. She was on a voyage from Liverpool to Charleston. She was refloated and taken in to Charleston in a leaky condition.[1]

13 March

List of shipwrecks: 13 March 1852
Ship Country Description
Barlow  United Kingdom The ship was wrecked on the coast of Puerto Rico.[47]
Bolivar  Malta The brig ran aground on the Malora Bank, in the Mediterranean Sea off the coast of the Grand Duchy of Tuscany.[48] She was refloated on 22 March.[49]
Francis Phillip  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore at Cape Janissary, Ottoman Empire. She was on a voyage from Galaţi, Ottoman Empire to an English port.[50]
Mary  United Kingdom The barque was driven ashore and wrecked near Guadalquitón, Spain. Her crew were rescued. She was on a voyage from Odessa to Antwerp, Belgium.[51][32][52]
Rival  United Kingdom The sloop sprang a leak and sank in the North Sea off the Dudgeon Sandbank. Her crew were rescued. She was on a voyage from Gainsborough, Lincolnshire to London.[5]
HMS Vengeance  Royal Navy The Canopus-class ship of the line ran aground and was damaged in Gibraltar Bay. She wa son a voyage from Malta to Gibraltar. She was refloated.[35]

14 March

List of shipwrecks: 14 March 1852
Ship Country Description
Amphritrite  United Kingdom The ship was in collision with a full-rigged ship or a barque and sank in the Atlantic Ocean. Her crew were rescued. She was on a voyage from Brăila, Ottoman Empire to Queenstown, County Cork.[53]
Casimir de la Vigne  France The ship was wrecked on Catalina Island. She was on a voyage from Saint Domingo to Havre de Grâce, Seine-Inférieure.[54]
Colin  United Kingdom The brigantine foundered in the Atlantic Ocean. Her crew took to a boat and were rescued the next day by Suron ( Portugal). Colin was on a voyage from the "Illy" to Lisbon, Portugal.[22]
Claudine  France The ship was driven ashore and wrecked at Storå. Her crew were rescued.[53]
Collina  United Kingdom The schooner foundered in the Atlantic Ocean (45°53′N 9°15′W / 45.883°N 9.250°W / 45.883; -9.250). Her crew were rescued the next day by the brig Tyro ( United Kingdom). Collina was on a voyage from the Isles of Scilly to Lisbon, Portugal.[51][55][56]
Glide  United Kingdom The ship ran aground and was damaged at Poole, Dorset. She was on a voyage from Hartlepool, County Durham to Poole.[5]
Leopold  France The ship foundered. Her crew were rescued. She was on a voyage from Nantes, Loire-Inférieure to Bordeaux, Gironde.[46]
Ranger  Spain The ship was driven ashore at Vera Cruz, Mexico.[57]

15 March

List of shipwrecks: 15 March 1852
Ship Country Description
Floree  Russia The full-rigged ship was driven ashore at Torrevieja, Spain.[57] She had been refloated by 22 March and put in to Torrevieja.[53]
Occidenten  Sweden The full-rigged ship was driven ashore at Torrevieja.[57] She had been refloated by 22 March and put in to Torrevieja.[53]
Vrouw Gelie  Kingdom of Hanover The ship was wrecked in the Abaco Islands. She was on a voyage from Amsterdam, North Holland, Netherlands to Darien, Georgia, United States.[58]

16 March

List of shipwrecks: 16 March 1852
Ship Country Description
Albert Perkins  United States The ship departed from Boston, Massachusetts for the Cape Verde Islands. No further trace, presumed foundered in the Atlantic Ocean with the loss of all hands.[59]
Friedrich Wilhelm IV  Prussia The ship ran aground off Amager, Denmark. She was on a voyage from Dublin, United Kingdom to Danzig. She was refloated.[35]
Swan  United Kingdom The ship ran aground off Bressay, Shetland Islands. She was refloated.[60]

17 March

List of shipwrecks: 17 March 1852
Ship Country Description
Fanny Bourne United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland British North America The schooner was in collision with another vessel and capsized off Block Island, New York, United States. She was abandoned the next day. Her crew were rescued. She was on a voyage from Dartmouth, Nova Scotia to Baltimore, Maryland, United States.[1]
Hannah  United Kingdom The sailing barge ran aground at Dover, Kent. She was on a voyage from London to Sandgate, Kent. She was refloated.[44]

18 March

List of shipwrecks: 18 March 1852
Ship Country Description
Caroline  United Kingdom The ship was abandoned in the Atlantic Ocean. Her crew were rescued. She was on a voyage from Sierra Leone to Falmouth, Cornwall.[61]
Herald  United Kingdom The ship ran aground on the Corton Sands, in the North Sea off the coast of Suffolk. She was on a voyage from London to Gainsborough, Lincolnshire. She was refloated.[60]
Iris  Denmark The steamship ran aground off Zealand. She was on a voyage from Aarhus to Copenhagen.[51]
Seine  France The ship was destroyed by fire in Mobile Bay. She was on a voyage from Mobile, Alabama, United States to Havre de Grâce, Seine-Inférieure.[62]
Pike  United Kingdom The ship ran aground on the Chichester Flats, in the English Channel off the coast of Sussex. She was on a voyage from Llanelly, Glamorgan to Littlehampton, Sussex.[38][63]

19 March

List of shipwrecks: 19 March 1852
Ship Country Description
Alma Christina  Denmark The ship was driven ashore and wrecked at "Klitmollen". Her crew were rescued.[27]
Ann Eliza  United Kingdom The ship ran aground off Skagen, Denmark. She was on a voyage from Leith, Lothian to Stettin. She was refloated and taken in to Helsingør, Denmark.[64]
Don  United Kingdom The barque ran aground at Harwich, Essex. She was refloated.[14]
Hannah Moore  United Kingdom The ship was wrecked on Glover's Reef. She was on a voyage from Saint Thomas, Virgin Islands to Belize City, British Honduras.[65]
Incertus  United Kingdom The ship struck the Plough Seal Rock and sank off Lindisfarne, Northumberland. She was on a voyage from Sunderland, County Durham to Leith, Lothian. She was refloated the next day and towed in to Lindisfarne in a waterlogged condition.[57][51]
James Ray  United Kingdom The brig foundered in the Mediterranean Sea 50 nautical miles (93 km) north east of Mount Etna, Sicily. Her crew survived. She was on a voyage from Trieste to Liverpool, Lancashire.[66]
Kate  United Kingdom The ship ran aground in the Baie de Somme. She was on a voyage from Saint-Valery-sur-Somme, Somme, France to Sunderland. She was refloated the next day and resumed her voyage.[31]
Xanthus  United Kingdom The ship was abandoned in the Atlantic Ocean. Her crew were rescued by Chieftain ( United Kingdom). Xanthus was on a voyage from Sunderland to Boston, Massachusetts, United States.[67]

20 March

List of shipwrecks: 20 March 1852
Ship Country Description
Independence  United States The ship grounded on a sandbar near Cavallo Pass, Texas in Matagorda Bay. During the attempt to rescue passengers, a lifeboat sank leading to the deaths of seven.[68]
Industrie
Rostock
The ship was wrecked on Skagen, Denmark. She was on a voyage from Bo'ness, Lothian, United Kingdom to Copenhagen, Denmark.[64]
Joseph Green  United Kingdom The whaler was holed by ice, capsized and sank off the coast of Greenland with the loss of four of her 60 crew. Survivors were rescued by Maginthian ( United Kingdom).[69][70]
Reynard  United Kingdom The schooner capsized in the Irish Sea. Her crew were rescued. She was on a voyage from Nantes, Loire-Inférieure to Belfast, County Antrim. She was towed in to Donaghadee, County Antrim by the smacks Pearl and Pearl (both  United Kingdom) and righted.[51][48]

21 March

List of shipwrecks: 21 March 1852
Ship Country Description
Isabella Watson  United Kingdom The ship was wrecked at Port Phillip Heads, South Australia with the loss of nine lives. She was on a voyage from Liverpool, Lancashire to Port Phillip.[71]
Union  Bremen A message in a bottle washed up on Sylt, Duchy of Holstein on 24 May stating that the ship had been wrecked off the English coast on this date. She was on a voyage from Bremen to New York, United States.[72][73]

22 March

List of shipwrecks: 22 March 1852
Ship Country Description
Amy  United Kingdom The brig was driven ashore and wrecked at the Seven Heads, County Cork with the loss of fifteen of her eighteen crew. Survivors were rescued by the Coast Guard. She was on a voyage from Belize City, British Honduras to Cork.[74][48][75]
Anne's Resolution  United Kingdom The brig was driven ashore and wrecked at South Shields, County Durham.[37]
Brithia
Kingdom of Sardinia
The barque was wrecked on a reef 15 nautical miles (28 km) north of Pernambuco, Brazil. She was on a voyage from Genoa to the River Plate.[10][76]
Clio  United Kingdom The ship ran aground on the Huna Rocks, in the Orkney Islands. She was on a voyage from Newcastle upon Tyne, Northumberland to Dublin. She was refloated and put in to Stromness, Orkney Islands in a leaky condition.[77]
Dice  Kingdom of Hanover The schooner was driven ashore and wrecked at Chipiona, Spain. Her crew were rescued.[78]
Hesse Cassel
Electorate of Hesse
The ship was in collision with Orontes ( United Kingdom and foundered in the Atlantic Ocean off Cape St. Mary's, Portugal with the loss of a crew member. She was on a voyage from Liverpool, Lancashire, United Kingdom to Corfu, United States of the Ionian Islands.[77]
Lord Ashley  United Kingdom The ship was wrecked at Havana, Cuba. She was on a voyage from New Orleans, Louisiana, United States to Liverpool, Lancashire.[50]
Sophia  Russia The schooner was wrecked near Lagos, Portugal. Her crew were rescued. She was on a voyage from Málaga, Spain to Saint Petersburg.[79][80]
Wrights  United Kingdom The ship ran aground at Constantinople, Ottoman Empire. She was on a voyage from Odessa to Falmouth, Cornwall or Queenstown, County Cork. She was refloated on 24 March and taken in to Constantinople.[81]

23 March

List of shipwrecks: 23 March 1852
Ship Country Description
Bakel  France The full-rigged ship collided with New Margaret ( United Kingdom and sank in the Atlantic Ocean. Her crew were rescued by New Margaret. Bakel was on a voyage from Senegal to Havre de Grâce, Seine-Inférieure.[10]
Emma  United Kingdom The full-rigged ship was wrecked near Dunworley, County Cork with the loss of fifteen of her eighteen crew. She was on a voyage from British Honduras to Queenstown, County Cork.[82]
Favourite United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland Victoria The barque was driven ashore at Swan Point.[83]
Hoffnung  Kingdom of Hanover The galiot foundered in the North Sea 12 nautical miles (22 km) off the coast of County Durham, United Kingdom. Her crew were rescued. She was on a voyage from Sunderland, County Durham to Hamburg.[84][26]
Honour  United Kingdom The ship was wrecked on Saint Domingo.[54]
Rosalie  United Kingdom The ship ran aground at Monte Video, Uruguay. She was refloated with assistance from HMS Locust ( Royal Navy) and taken in to Monte Video.[85]
Theocleben  France The ship was driven ashore in Ringabella Bay, County Cork,United Kingdom. She was on a voyage from Queenstown, County Cork to Belfast, County Antrim, United Kingdom. She was refloated and put back to Queenstown in a leaky condition.[84][27]
Victoria  United Kingdom The ship sank in the Atlantic Ocean. Her crew were rescued. She was on a voyage from Cardiff, Glamorgan to Wilmington, Delaware, United States.[86]

24 March

List of shipwrecks: 24 March 1852
Ship Country Description
Catherine  United Kingdom The ship was wrecked on the Splangh Rock, off the coast of County Wexford. She was on a voyage from Liverpool, Lancashire to Montreal, Province of Canada, British North America.[77]
John Clark United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland British North America The schooner was destroyed by fire at Mobile, Alabama, United States.[87]

25 March

List of shipwrecks: 25 March 1852
Ship Country Description
Caroline  Prussia The ship was driven ashore at Jershöft. Her crew were rescued. She was on a voyage from Swinemünde to Pillau.[88]
Catherine  United Kingdom The full-rigged ship was driven ashore and wrecked at Greenore Point, County Dublin. she was on a voyage from Liverpool, Lancashire to Montreal, Province of Canada, British North America.[48]
Ceres
Rostock
The ship was wrecked on the Fischlande, off Wustrow, Prussia. Her crew survived. She was on a voyage from Stettin to Rostock.[53]

26 March

List of shipwrecks: 26 March 1852
Ship Country Description
Abbey  United Kingdom The schooner was destroyed by fire at Mostyn, Flintshire.[89]
Independence  United States The steamboat was wrecked in Matagorda Bay with the loss of seven lives.[90]
Pocohontas  United States The steamboat suffered a boiler explosion near Memohism Tennessee. Eight people were killed, eighteen were seriously injured.[90]
Robert Stanfield  United Kingdom The ship was in collision with another vessel and sank off Norderney, Kingdom of Hanover. All on board were rescued by Vrouw Alida ( Netherlands). Robert Stanfield was on a voyage from Malta to Bremen.[91][92]

27 March

List of shipwrecks: 27 March 1852
Ship Country Description
Active United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland Jersey The cutter struck a sunken rock and sank off Jersey. She was on a voyage from Sunderland, County Durham to Jersey.[93]
City of Lincoln  United States The ship ran aground at the mouth of the Mississippi River. She was on a voyage from New Orleans, Louisiana to Liverpool, Lancashire, United Kingdom.[94]
Gesina  Kingdom of Hanover The ship ran aground at Queenstown, County Cork, United Kingdom.[89]

28 March

List of shipwrecks: 28 March 1852
Ship Country Description
Aliwal  United States The ship was abandoned in the Atlantic Ocean. Her crew were rescued. She was on a voyage from Baltimore, Maryland to Liverpool, Lancashire, United Kingdom.[1]
Ann  United Kingdom The flat was severely damaged by fire at Pwllheli, Caernarfonshire.[93][95]
William and Mary  United Kingdom The sloop was driven ashore and damaged at Drogheda, County Louth. She was on a voyage from Milford Haven, Pembrokeshire to Drogheda. She was refloated and taken in to Drogheda in a leaky condition.[93]

29 March

List of shipwrecks: 29 March 1852
Ship Country Description
Jens Ruffen  Norway The ship ran aground on Scroby Sands, Norfolk, United Kingdom. She was on a voyage from Christiansand to Fécamp, Seine-Inférieure.[53] She was refloated the next day and taken in to Great Yarmouth, Norfolk in a waterlogged condition.[34]
Louise  France The ship was wrecked on "Bajos de Levandoros". Her crew were rescued. She was on a voyage from Granville, Manche to Havana, Cuba.[96]
Porto  Portugal The steamship was wrecked at the mouth of the Douro with the loss of 57 lives. Eight crew survived. She was on a voyage from Oporto to Lisbon.[97][98]

30 March

List of shipwrecks: 30 March 1852
Ship Country Description
Charlotte  United Kingdom The ship was wrecked on the Green Turtle Keys. She was on a voyage from Apalachicola, Florida, United States to Liverpool, Lancashire.[99]
Danube
Trieste
The ship was driven ashore near Messina, Sicily. She was on a voyage from Mobile, Alabama, United States to Trieste. She was refloated and taken in to Messina.[67]
Lydia  United Kingdom The schooner was driven ashore at Great Yarmouth, Norfolk. She was on a voyage from Dundee, Forfarshire to London.[100] Lydia was refloated the next day.[88]
Sisters  United Kingdom The sloop was driven ashore derelict and crewless at Marloes, Pembrokeshire.[101]

31 March

List of shipwrecks: 31 March 1852
Ship Country Description
HMS Antelope  Royal Navy The Antelope-class sloop ran aground off Portsmouth, Hampshire.[53] She was refloated and taken in to Portsmouth.[101]
Lark  United Kingdom The ship ran aground and was damaged at Poole, Dorset. She was on a voyage from Cowes, Isle of Wight to Poole. She was refloated and taken in to Poole in a leaky condition.[53]
Lark  United Kingdom The ship caught fire and foundered in the Irish Sea 9 nautical miles (17 km) north west of Portpatrick, Wigtownshire. She was on a voyage from Larne, County Antrim to Greenock, Renfrewshire.[62][102]
Sobraon  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore at Red Wharf Bay, Anglesey. She was on a voyage from Liverpool, Lancashire to Callao, Peru.[53] She was refloated and resumed her voyage.[92]
Thetis  Hamburg The brigantine was driven ashore at Sidi Daoun, Algeria.[103]

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List of shipwrecks: Unknown date in March 1852
Ship Country Description
Bathurst  United Kingdom The barque was wrecked in the Bay of Honduras with the loss of all hands.[104]
Bertha  Hamburg The barque was lost 17 nautical miles (31 km) north east by east of Gorgona Island, Grand Duchy of Tuscany with the loss of a crew member.[105]
Canton  Denmark The full-rigged ship was wrecked on the Cornwallis Reef. Her crew were rescued. She was on a voyage from Valparaíso, Chile to China.[106]
Catharina  Netherlands The full-rigged ship ran aground in the "Straits of Loepodie" before 27 March. She was refloated and taken in to Sourabaya, Netherlands East Indies in a leaky condition.[69]
Courrier des Landes  France The ship ran aground on the Traverse. She was on a voyage from Bordeaux, Gironde to Rouen, Seine-Inférieure. She was subsequently refloated and towed in to Abbeville, Somme.[53]
Courser  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore at Barletta, Kingdom of the Two Sicilies. She was on a voyage from Barletta to Gloucester. She was refloated and resumed her voyage, but consequently put in to Malta in a leaky condition on 5 April.[107]
Eleazar  France The ship was wrecked. She was on a voyage from Jaffa, Ottoman Syria to Marseille, Bouches-du-Rhône.[38]
Emily Allison  United States The ship was driven ashore on Hart's Island, New York before 7 March. She was refloated and resumed her voyage.[38]
Eugenia  Chile The ship was lost near Maule before 25 March. Her crew were rescued.[108]
Eugénie  United Kingdom The ship was wrecked near Dénia, Spain. She was on a voyage from Cette, Hérault to Saint-Valery-sur-Somme, Somme.[37]
F. Henricecho  Spain The ship was wrecked off the coast of British Honduras.[57][31]
Général Burgeaud  France The ship was lost near Palma de Mallorca, Spain before 10 March. She was on a voyage from Algiers, Algeria to Cette.[22]
Gipsy  United Kingdom The ship was driven ashore at São José da Coroa Grande, Brazil. She was refloated and taken in to Maranhão, Brazil, where she arrived on 18 March in a leaky condition.[109] She was abandoned as unrepairable.[110]
Iris  United Kingdom The ship ran aground on the Shipwash Sand, in the North Sea off the coast of Essex. She was on a voyage from Sunderland, County Durham to Bermuda. She was refloated but consequently put in to Plymouth, Devon, where she arrived on 10 March.[4]
John Bull  United Kingdom The ship was abandoned in the Atlantic Ocean. Her crew were rescued by Commerce ( United Kingdom). John Bull was on a voyage from Liverpool to Savannah, Georgia, United States.[53]
Lydia  United Kingdom The schooner was driven ashore and damaged at Great Yarmouth, Norfolk. She was refloated on 31 March and taken in to Great Yarmouth.[53]
Marguerite  France The ship was lost before 18 March. She was on a voyage from Marseille to Antwerp, Belgium.[22]
Mercur  Norway The ship was driven ashore on Laaland, Denmark. She was on a voyage from Flensburg, Duchy of Holstein to an English port. She was refloated and taken in to Nakskov in a damaged condition.[111]
Milton  United Kingdom The ship was wrecked off the coast of British Honduras.[57]
Numa  France The ship was wrecked in the Canary Islands before 28 March. Her crew were rescued. She was on a voyage from an English port to Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.[88]
Nyverheid  Netherlands The ship foundered off "Pentret Island". Her crew were rescued. She was on a voyage from Amsterdam, North Holland to Bayonne, Loire Atlantique, France.[62]
Perseus  United Kingdom The barque was destroyed by fire off Socotra before 24 March. Her crew were rescued.[21]
Ruth Eliza United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland British North America The brig was wrecked on Cape Chignecto, Nova Scotia before 4 March. She was on a voyage from Yarmouth, Nova Scotia to Saint John, New Brunswick.[37]
Sabrina  United Kingdom The ship was lost off the coast of British Honduras.[57]
Siranie Denise  France The ship was wrecked near Dénia. Her crew were rescued. She was on a voyage from Algiers to Cette.[37]
Tech  France The ship foundered. Her crew were rescued. She was on a voyage from Saint-Brieuc, Côtes-du-Nord to Bordeaux.[60]
Themis  France The ship was driven ashore near Boulogne, Pas-de-Calais, France. She was on a voyage from Adra, Spain to Dunkerque, Nord. She was refloated on 9 March and taken in to Boulogne.[5]
Theodor Flag unknown The ship ran aground and sank off "Lickraggen" before 2 March. She was on a voyage from Lübeck or Liebau, Prussia to Riga, Russia.[45]
Toch  France The ship foundered. She was on a voyage from Saint-Brieuc, Côtes-du-Nord to Bordeaux, Gironde.[22]
Winchester  United Kingdom The ship ran aground at New Orleans, Louisiana, United States in mid-March. She was on a voyage from New Orleans to Liverpool.[112]
Xavier  France The brig was wrecked at Cape St. Antonio, Portugal before 15 March. Her crew were rescued.[37]

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