Assorted Rhode Island Shipwrecks

    There have been numerous shipwrecks and nautical disasters in Rhode Island waters dating back to colonial times.  These newspaper articles, culled from various sources, represent but a few.

     To learn more about Rhode Island shipwrecks, see the book “Rhode Island Shipwrecks”, by Charlotte Taylor.  (Arcadia Publishing, “Images of America” series) Copyright, 2017.   https://www.arcadiapublishing.com/ 

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Rhode Island Republican
September 1, 1825

Rhode Island Republican
April 8, 1840

New York Herald
January 22, 1875

New York Herald
May 25, 1876

New York Herald
June 14, 1877

The Evening Star, (Wash. DC)
November 6, 1880

Memphis Daily Appeal (Tn.)
November 7, 1880

Providence News
December 26, 1885

The Evening Star, (Wash. DC)
December 28, 1885

The Daily Tobacco Leaf Chronicle
December 29, 1890

The Providence News
August 22, 1893

The Record-Union (Ca.)
October 12, 1894

The Daily Kennebec Journal (Me.)
November 29, 1898

The Corvallis Gazette (Or.)
December 16, 1898

The Providence News
January 2, 1899

The Sun, (N.Y.)
March 5, 1900

The St. Louis Republic
January 22, 1903

The Times Dispatch (Va.)
April 7, 1905

The Daily Kennebec Journal, (Me.)
August 16, 1905

Waterbury Evening Democrat (Ct.)
June 21, 1907

The Sun, (N.Y.)
July 18, 1907

Bridgeport Evening Farmer (Ct.)
April 16, 1909

The Washington Herald
November 10, 1909

Norwich Bulletin (Ct.)
November 18, 1909

Perth Amboy Evening News (NJ)
October 19, 1910

The Barre Daily Times (Vt.)
November 20, 1911

Norwich Bulletin
December 29, 1911

Norwich Bulletin
December 29, 1911

The Evening World, (N.Y.)
February 24, 1912

The Pensacola Journal (Fl.)
August 20, 1912

Norwich Bulletin
October 14, 1912

The Barre Daily Times (Vt.)
March 3, 1914

The Brattleboro Daily Reformer
March 3, 1914

West Virginia Argus
December 10, 1914

Norwich Bulletin (Ct.)
April 6, 1915

The Bennington Evening Banner
June 28, 1917

Barre Daily Times (Vt.)
March 20, 1920

The Evening World, (N.Y.)
June 29, 1922

New York Herald
May 1, 1921

Indiana Daily Times
April 1, 1922

The Alaska Daily Empire
July 22, 1924

New Britain Herald
July 25, 1924

The Alaska Daily Empire
February 11, 1926

New Britain Herald
July 31, 1928

The Evening Star, (Wash. D.C.)
May 27, 1932

The Evening Star (Wash. D.C.)
May 27, 1932

The Evening Star
August 29, 1961

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