List of shipwrecks in 2002

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The list of shipwrecks in 2002 includes some of the ships sunk, foundered, grounded, or otherwise lost during 2002.

January

2 January

February

1 February

2 February

  • Kodima: The cargo ship ran aground in Whitsand Bay, Cornwall.[3] Refloated on 16 February and towed to Falmouth.

March

12 March

  • Camadan ( Turkey): The cargo ship sunk in bad weather in the Mediterranean Sea off Malta (Lua error in Module:Coordinates at line 668: callParserFunction: function "#coordinates" was not found.). All the crew were rescued.[4]

15 March

April

4 April

June

3 June

13 June

July

7 July

August

30 August

  • Bismihita'la ( Liberia): The cargo ship developed a severe list 500 nautical miles (930 km) off Cape Town, South Africa due to No. 2 hold flooding. Crew rescued by Mineral York ( Liberia). Ship taken in tow by tug Suhaili. She was scuttled on 17 September at Lua error in Module:Coordinates at line 668: callParserFunction: function "#coordinates" was not found.[9]

September

26 September

  • Le Joola ( Senegal): The passenger ferry capsized and sank in the Atlantic Ocean off the coast of Gambia with the loss of at least 1,863 of the over 2,000 people on board.

October

23 October

November

6 November

19 November

Unknown date

December

11 December

  • Princess Pia ( Panama): The cargo ship ran aground at Klaipėda, Lithuania and was holed. She was refloated 16 December and subsequently scrapped in October 2003.[9]

14 December

16 December

References

  1. Simon de Bruxelles. "Village threatened as tanker hits rocks" The Times (London). Thursday, 3 January 2002. (67328), col A-H, p. 9.
  2. "Crew rescued from stricken boat". BBC. Retrieved 29 March 2014.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  3. "Salvage team will reinspect ship". BBC. Retrieved 29 March 2014.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  4. "Cargo Ship Camadan". Subway Dive Centre. Retrieved 4 September 2014.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  5. "Gilbert Sea". Dive Spots. Retrieved 26 September 2013.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  6. "Bodies retrieved" The Times (London). Monday, 8 April 2002. (67419), col E, p. 16.
  7. "Report Of The Investigation Into The Sinking Of The M.V. "Clipper Cheyenne"". Marine Casualty Investigation Board. 15 December 2003. Retrieved 15 October 2013.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  8. "Report into the Grounding of "Carrie of Camaret" (Alias "Cabin Fever I") at Tory Island, Co. Donegal on 13th June 2003". Marine Casualty Investigation Board. 15 March 2005. Retrieved 15 October 2013.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  9. 9.0 9.1 "Belgian Merchant H-O" (PDF). Belgische Koopvaardij. Retrieved 31 October 2010.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  10. "42 missing as tanker goes down" The Times (London). Wednesday, 24 October 2002. (67589), col H, p. 18.
  11. "40 Missing in Caspian Sea Shipwreck". The Moscow Times. 24 October 2002. Retrieved 9 May 2012.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  12. ""Orkla" har kantret". Bergensavisen (in Norwegian). 26 January 2003. Retrieved 21 March 2015. <templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  13. Su Wai, Khin (4 November 2015). "Eight bodies recovered, scores still missing". Myanmar Times. Retrieved 12 November 2015.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  14. Sam Lister. "Third ship in big Channel pile-up may not be the last" The Times (London). Tuesday, 17 December 2002. (67636), col A-H, p. 9.
Ship events in 2002
Ship launches: 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007
Ship commissionings: 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007
Ship decommissionings: 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007
Shipwrecks: 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007