List of shipwrecks in 1992
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The list of shipwrecks in 1992 includes all ships sunk, foundered, grounded, or otherwise lost during 1992.
|USS Darter||United States Navy||The decommissioned Tang-class submarine was sunk as a target by the submarine USS Tautog ( United States Navy) in the Pacific Ocean off Pearl Harbor, Hawaii.|
|USS Baton Rouge||United States Navy||Submarine incident off Kildin Island: The Los Angeles-class submarine was in collision in the Barents Sea off Kildin Island with K-276 ( Russian Navy). She was consequently withdrawn from service due to damage received and eventually scrapped in 1993.|
|Katina P||Malta||The oil tanker′s captain deliberateky rang her aground on the coast of Mozambique 40 kilometers (25 miles; 22.6 nautical miles) north of Maputo. She was soon salvaged.|
|Katina P||Malta||After being salvaged, the oil tanker sank while under tow in the Mozambique Channel northeast of Maputo, Mozambique.|
|Aurora||Croatia||The ferry collided with Ilirija ( Croatia) in Dubrovnik harbour and sank with the loss of 61 of the 86 people on board.|
|USS Indra||United States Navy||The decommissioned Achelous-class landing craft repair ship was sunk as an artificial reef in the Atlantic Ocean off the coast of North Carolina at Coordinates: |
|USS Mullinnix||United States Navy||The decommissioned Forrest Sherman-class destroyer was sunk as a target.|
|Royal Pacific||Singapore||The cruise ship sank in the Straits of Malacca after being rammed by fishing vessel Turfu 51 ( Republic of China) with the loss of two of the 534-plus people on board. Survivors were rescued by Chapaevsk ( Russia) and Marisa ( Bahamas).|
|USS White Plains||United States Navy||Mars-class combat stores ship broke loose from her moorings in Apra Harbor, Guam, during Typhoon Omar and ran around in a beach near Polaris Point. She was later refloated and returned to service..|
|TCG Muavenet||Turkish Navy||The Robert H. Smith-class destroyer minelayer was on a military exercise in Saros Bay when struck by two Sea Sparrow missiles fired by the aircraft carrier USS Saratoga ( United States Navy), killing five of her crew. The ship was consequently declared a total loss and scrapped.|
|Daeyang Honey||South Korea||Typhoon Colloeen: The bulk carrier foundered in the Pacific Ocean 300 nautical miles (560 km) east of the Philippines with the loss of all 28 crew.|
|Arklow Castle||Ireland||The cargo ship ran aground off Les Sables d'Olonne, Vendée, France. She was subsequently declared a constructive total loss.|
|Aegean Sea||Greece||The oil tanker exploded and sank off A Coruña, Galicia, Spain.|
|Kismetim-1||Turkey||The cargo ship was intercepted in the Mediterranean Sea by TCG Akın, TCG Savaştepe, TCG Yıldırım (all Turkish Navy) and USS Briscoe ( United States Navy) as she was suspected of drug-running. She was scuttled by her nine crew, who were rescued.|
|Demetrios||Greece||The unmanned cargo ship ran aground at Prawle Point, Devon United Kingdom after her tow parted in a storm.|
|Norsel||Norway||The ship ran aground and was wrecked south-west of Brønnøysund, Norway at . The wreck was delivered to a breaker's yard in Molde, Norway, in February 1993.|
|Titan||Singapore||The floating crane capsized off Camden Head, New South Wales, Australia. She was deemed beyond salvage and scuttled on 29 December at .|
|Alfred Jensen||Norway||The cargo ship was scuttled off Norway.|
- "Ten killed in ferry collision" The Times (London). Thursday, 7 May 1992. (64326), col H, p. 10.
- Mobile Riverine Force Association (4 October 1999). "History of The USS Indra (ARL-37)". Retrieved 20 October 2014.
- Asklander, Micke. "M/S Empress of Australia (1965)". Fakta om Fartyg (in Swedish). Retrieved 2008-10-03.
- Harvey Elliott. "500 rescued as ship sinks on 'cruise to nowhere'" The Times (London). Monday, 24 August 1992. (64419), col A-B, p. 14.
- "Tug Boat - Rozi". Subway Dive Centre. Retrieved 4 September 2014.
- "Loss of Daeyang Honey en route to Mizushima, Japan" (PDF). Australian Transportation Safety Board. 17 June 1993. Retrieved 20 May 1993. Check date values in:
- "Report into the Stranding and Subsequent Loss of the M.V. "Arklow Castle"". Marine Casualty Investigation Unit. 4 July 2003. Retrieved 15 October 2013.
- Lin Jenkins. "Canoeist dies as gales lash Britain" The Times (London). Saturday, 19 December 1992. (65420), col H, p. 3.
- "Norsel (5256616)". Miramar Ship Index. Retrieved 18 November 2015. (Subscription required (. ))
- "Alfred Jensen (5215284)". Miramar Ship Index. Retrieved 16 November 2013. (Subscription required (. ))
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