List of Known Bermuda Triangle At Sea Events

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List of Known Bermuda Triangle At Sea Events
List of Known Bermuda Triangle At Sea Events

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A list of Known Bermuda Triangle At Sea Events:

1492-1899 At Sea Events
1492 - Christopher Columbus reported strange lights and strange compass readings.
1609 - The Sea Venture got wrecked near the eastern end of Bermuda Island. The commander of the fleet Sir George Somers and his crew came ashore and were the first to start human settlement in the island.
1779 - Thomas Lynch, Jr. The first recorded instance of strange happenings in the Bermuda Triangle area was when Thomas Lynch, Jr., and his wife disappeared while sailing to the West Indies in 1779. Lynch was a representative of South Carolina and one of the signers of the Declaration of Independence.
August 20, 1800 - USS Pickering disappeared, en route to Guadeloupe in the West Indies from Newcastle, Delaware. 90 lost.
1812 - Theodosia Burr Alston was the daughter of former United States Vice President Aaron Burr. Her disappearance has been cited at least once in relation to the Triangle. She was a passenger on board the Patriot, which sailed from Charleston, South Carolina to New York City on December 30, 1812, and was never heard of again.
October 1814 - The USS Wasp mysteriously disappeared in the Caribbean.
1815 - The USS Epervier, She carried the peace proposals for the War of 1812. She left Algiers for Norfolk and vanished, delaying the ending of hostilities. 134 lost.
October 28, 1824 - Schooner USS Wildcat lost with all hands in a gale while sailing between Cuba and Thompson's Island, West Indies. Approximately 31 lost.
November 6, 1840 - The Rosalie, a large French ship, bound from Hamburg to Havana, abandoned ship, no clue to an explanation. Most of the sails set, no leak, valuable cargo. There was a half starved canary in a cage.
March 15, 1843 - The schooner Grampas, disappeared after sailing south of the Carolinas. Grampus was last spoken to by Madison off St. Augustine, Florida. She is presumed to have foundered in a gale off Charleston, South Carolina with all hands.
January 1854 - Passenger ship City of Glasgow vanished with 400 passengers after she left New York, en route to Liverpool, taking the southern course.
1855 - The schooner James B. Chester was found floating in the ocean. The crew was missing but there was no sign of struggle, and the lifeboats were still in place.
1872 - Mary Celeste, known as one of the ghost ships of Bermuda Triangle, Mary Celeste had many misadventures even before her mystery voyage in 1872.
1880 - HMS Atalanta. A crew of 290 young cadets died when this 26 gun frigate went missing after leaving Bermuda for Falmouth, England.
1881 - Ellen Austin on its voyage in 1881 came across another ship that was sailing without a single soul on board. Ellen Austin transferred some of its crew onto the other ship and attempted to sail with it to New York. The other ship suddenly disappeared. Later it re-appeared, but again without a person on board. Then it again disappeared without trace.
1900-1940 At Sea Events
January 22, 1908 - Baltimore, bark, was losteast of Hampton Roads, Virginia. 9 lost.
January 27, 1908 - George R. Vreeland, schooner was losteast of Hampton Roads, Virginia. 7 lost.
September 18, 1909 - George Taulane, Jr., wooden schooner, left Belfast, Ga, and went missing. 7 lost.
December 16, 1909 - Martha S. Bement, schooner, was lost east of Jacksonville, Florida. 7 lost.
December 18, 1909 - Maggie S. Hart, schooner, was losteast of Jacksonville, Florida. 8 lost.
December 23, 1909 - Auburn, schooner, was lost east of Jacksonville, Florida. 9 lost.
December 25, 1909 - Anna R. Bishop, schooner, was lost east of Jacksonville, Florida. 7 lost.
March 15, 1910 - The USS Nina was an iron screw steamer built for the US Navy in 1865. She spent much of her life as a tugboat, though she also served as a torpedo boat, a torpedo boat tender, and a submarine tender. She was the first steam powered navy vessel to disappear in the Devil's Triangle. 33 lost.
March 26, 1910 - Charles W. Parker, A fishing schooner that disappeared east of the southern Jersey coast. 17 lost.
December 17, 1913 - The schooner George A. Lawry was lost, vanished east of Jacksonville, Florida. 6 lost.
January 29, 1914 - The schooner Benjamin F. Poole was lost, vanished east of Wilmington, North Carolina. 8 lost.
February 27, 1914 - The schooner Fitz J. Babson was lost, vanished east of Jacksonville, Florida. 7 lost.
April 10, 1915 - Bertha L. Basker, A freighter that disappeared while en route from New York to St. Martin.
April 20, 1915 - The schooner Maude B. Krum was lost, - vanished east of St. Andrews, Florida, 7 lost.
November 3, 1916 - Brown Brothers, or Brown Bros. - A bark that disappeared east of Savannah Georgia, 12 lost.
March 6, 1917 - Timandra,1,579 gross ton freighter, bound for Buenos Aires from Norfolk in cargo of coal, 19 lost.
March 1918 - The incident resulting in the single largest loss of life in the history of the United States Navy, not related to combat, occurred when USS Cyclops, under the command of Lt Cdr. G.W. Worley, went missing without a trace with a crew of three hundred and nine men, sometime after March 4, 1918, after departing the island of Barbados. Although there is no strong evidence for any single theory, many independent theories exist, some blaming storms, some capsizing, and some suggesting that wartime enemy activity was to blame for the loss. 306 lost.
January 4, 1919 - Bayard Hopkins, A schooner that disappeared east of Norfolk Virginia, 6 lost.
February 20, 1920 - Amelia Zeman, A schooner that disappeared east of Norfolk, Virginia, 9 lost.
April 18, 1920 - William O'Brien, New wooden steamship, 3143 tons, going from New York to Rotterdam, lost 40.
October 1, 1920 - Albyan, Russian bark sailing from Norfolk, Virginia.
October 20, 1920 - General Morne, British schooner, Lisbon to Newfoundland.
November 17, 1920 - Yute, The Spanish 2,974 ton steamer sailed from Baltimore on November 14, 1920. On November 17, she radioed for help, giving her position as 240 miles off the New Jersey coast, southeast of Cape May. Rescue vessels found no trace of her. She was bound for Dunkirk.
January, After the 20th, 1921 - SS Hewitt, Steel Steamer, between Texas and Boston, 42 lost.
January 31, 1921 - Carroll A. Deering was a 5 masted commercial schooner that was found run aground off Cape Hatteras, North Carolina. Its crew went missing. The Deering is one of the most written about maritime mysteries in history, with claims that it was a victim of the Bermuda Triangle, although the evidence points towards a mutiny or possibly piracy.
February 2, 1921 - Monte San Michele, Italian steamer, 4,061 tons. Sailing from Portland, Maine to Genoa.
February 3, 1921 - Cabedello, Steamer sailing from Norfolk, Virginia
February 6, 1921 - Ottawa, Steamer, sailing from Norfolk, Virginia to Manchester, England
April 4, 1921 - Canadian Maid, British Schooner sailing from Monte Cristo to New York.
October 27, 1921 - Bagdad, Lost off Key West, Florida with 8 persons.
February 11, 1922 - Sedgwick, Schooner, Lost east of Charleston, South Carolina with 6 persons.
April 1925 - SS Raifuku Maru, Sank in storm in North Atlantic, with the loss of 38 lives. This is the ship responsible for the famous: Danger like a dagger now! Come quick! radio message.
1925 - The SS Cotopaxi was a tramp steamer named after the Cotopaxi stratovolcano. She vanished in December 1925, while en route from Charleston, South Carolina, United States, to Havana, Cuba, with all hands
1926 - Porta Noca, passenger ship, An island taxi ferry took off from Isle of Pines near Cuba
March 14, 1926 - SS Suduffco, The cargo ship departed Newark, New Jersey for San Francisco, California. No further trace, presumed foundered with the loss of all hands.
November 12, 1928 - SS Vestris, left New York bound for the River Plate 325 passengers and crew. A day after leaving New York, the ship ran into a severe storm and developed a starboard list, the list worsened as cargo and coal bunkers shifted and the ship took on water through numerous leaks. 112 passengers and crew lost.
October 1931 - Stavenger, Norwegian freighter, disappeared lost south of Cat Island, 43 lost.
April 1932 - John And Mary, Listed as a Schooner found abandoned 50 miles south of Bermuda.
March 1938 - 426' 5,500 ton British freighter Anglo Australian bound from Cardiff, Wales, for British Columbia, last reported herself off the Azores: Passing Fayal this afternoon. All well, 38 lost under Captain Parslow.
February 3, 1940 - Gloria Colita, Abandoned 125' Schooner found 150 miles south of Mobile, Alabama, Gulf of Mexico
1941-1950 At Sea Events
March 12, 1941 - Mahukona, Lists the date only as 1941 also states that it was a freighter renamed the Santa Clara prior to some wreckage found 600 miles east of Jacksonville, Florida.
November 23, 1941 - USS Proteus was lost at sea to an unknown cause. There are no German U-boat claims for this vessel. One outlandish theory is that the vessel's disappearance can be attributed to the Bermuda Triangle. A more likely explanation is a design flaw in the ship.
December 1941 - USS Nereus, Sister ship to the Cyclops and the Proteus. Vanished on the same route as the Proteus, St. Thomas to Atlantic seaports, Lost with all hands.
November 1942 - Paulus, Listed as a passenger ship en route from the West Indies to Halifax. Lost with all hands.
October 22, 1944 - Rubicon, Cuban cargo freighter found abandoned off the coast Florida. 90 gross tons. With no one on board but a dog, with all personal effects still on board, the ship had been deemed seaworthy.
December 27, 1945 - Voyager II - 70' Schooner. Lost with all hands.
December 5, 1946 - 120' Schooner City Belle, Bahamas, found derelict, 10 lost.
February 1948 - British freighter Samkey reported herself at 41 48' N longitude, 24 W latitude on January 31. All well. 43 lost.
March 5, 1948 - Jockey Al Snider and two friends set off from the yacht Evelyn K., in a 15' wooden skiff to catch some redfish near Sandy Key. One minute, the 3 could be seen sitting on the skiff, reels cast in the calm channels. The next minute, under gusting winds and rolling waters, they were gone.
March 6, 1948 - Yacht Evelyn K. is found deserted in the Florida Keys, 3 lost.
January 17, 1949 - Driftwood, 36' cabin cruiser.Lost with all hands.
April 5, 1950 - 185' coaster Sandra, with a cargo of DDT, disappears in passage to Puerto Cabello, Venezuela, from Savannah, Georgia. Lost with all hands.
1951-1960 At Sea Events
October 3/4, 1951 - Sao Paulo, Brazilian Warship, De-commisioned. Lost with all hands.
December 5, 1954 - Southern Districts, Converted navy LST. 23 lost.
January 13, 1955 - Yacht Home Sweet Home, Bermuda to St. Thomas. Lost with all hands.
September 26, 1955 - Yacht Connemara IV found derelict 150 miles southeast of Bermuda.
July 1956 - Schooner Bounty disappears between Bimini and Miami.
January 1, 1958 - 44' yawl Revonoc vanished between Key West and Miami. 4 lost.
April 16, 1960 - Yacht Ethel C., missing off Virginia.
1961-1970 At Sea Events
April 5, 1961 - Yacht Callista III, missing Norfolk to Bahamas.
1962 - Schooner Evangeline
November 1962 - Windfall, a 56' Schooner left Mystic, Conn. for Bermuda. 5 lost.
February 4, 1963 - SS Marine Sulphur Queen 524' carrier of molten sulphur started sail February 2, 1963 from Beaumont, Texas. It was reported lost in Florida Straits. 39 lost.
July 2, 1963 - Sno Boy, 63' chartered fishing boat, between Kingston to Northeast Cay. possible wreckage found. 55 lost.
1964 - Crystal, Reported missing in 1964, found in July of 1968, 4 years after being reported missing.
1964 - Dancing Feathers, 36' ketch en route Bahamas from North Carolina.
January 13, 1965 - Enchantress, 58' pleasure craft, disappeared during bad weather and gale warnings approximatley 150 miles S/E of Charleston, South Carolina.
October 28, 1965 - El Gato, 45' catamaran houseboat, near Great Inagua, Bahamas.
October 29, 1966 - Southern Cities, 67' harbor tug lost in the Gulf of Mexico. The Southern Cities had problems on three other occasions causing the NTSB and Coast Guard to blame her lack of seaworthiness for her disappearance.
December 10, 1967 - Speed Artist, Windward Islands. 5 lost.
May 22, 1968 - USS Scorpion - SSN-589, was a Nuclear powered submarine of United States Navy that disappeared in Bermuda Triangle.
July 1969 - Teignmouth Electron, 41' trimaran skipperd by Donald Crowhurst, found abandoned in mid atlantic.No trace of Crowhurst was ever found.
July 2, 1969 - Vagabond, Found abandoned by the Golar Frost in the mid atlantic.
July 4, 1969 - in the Sargasso Sea freighter Cotopaxi sees derelict power Yacht on automatic pilot.
July 8, 1969 - Abandoned Craft, 36' upturned hull found by Helisoma between the Azores and Portugal.
July 12, 1969 - Vagabond found derelict on edge of Sargasso Sea.
November 2, 1969 - Southern Cross, cabin cruiser found deserted off Cape May.
1970-1979 At Sea Events
October 10, 1971 - El Caribe, 339' cargo vessel, missing in Caribbean Sea.
October 27, 1971 - Lucky Edur, fishing vessel, found derelict of New Jersey, 3 lost.
Christmas time 1971 - something annihilates 53' Yacht Ixtapa, near Florida Keys.
February 2, 1972 - V. A. Fogg, 572' tanker that sank in the Gulf of Mexico with a cargo of Benzene and Xylene. Debris and the ship are found. It is rumored that all the bodies had disappeared from the wreck but there is photographic proof of human remains in the wheelhouse./td>
June 19, 1972 - 8' Dinghy, Two teenagers disappear from Fort Lauderdale beach
March 21, 1973 - S.S. Anita, 541' collier, vanished in building hurricane off Norfolk en route to Germany.
March, 23, 1973 - Defiance, 88' Yacht, derelict, near Cap du Mole, St. Nicholas, Haiti. 4 lost.
April 7, 1973 - Robert Stone, 14' boat In the Gulf of Mexico
May, 17, 1973 - Alfred Willis, 21' Boat, Found abandoned 3 miles from Wildwood Crest, in Delaware Bay.
December 20, 1973 - Sea Boy II, Yacht, 56'
March 1974 - Saba Bank, 54' luxury Yacht disappears while cruising Bahamas, 4 lost.
July 24, 1974 - Dutch Treat, Yacht , Miami to Cat Cay, Bahamas.
April 22, 1975 - Dawn, 73' shrimper, near Smith Shoals, Key West.
August 5, 1975 - Rich business man hired a ship to travel around the world for a year, after succeeding in his new business
June 24,1975 - Meridian, Yacht bound to Bermuda from Norfolk.
December 2, 1975 - Boundless, ocean going tug is missing in the Bahamas.
April 1976 - High Flight, motor sailor disappears between Bimini & Miami
October 1976 - Sylvia L. Ossa, 590' ore carrier about 140 miles west of Bermuda. 37 lost.
December 16, 1976 - 40' sloop with 17 people between St. Kitts and Dominica.
November 20, 1977 - L'Avenir, Schooner, Maryland to Bermuda.
January 2, 1979 - King Co-bra, 66' tug near Cape Henlopen.
1980-1989 At Sea Events
January 12, 1980 - Sea Quest sends mysterious call, navigational equipment not working. Missing with 11 lost.
April 1980 - Polymer III, 43' luxury Yacht, while cruising Bahamas, 2 aboard.
July 26, 1980 - Kalia III, 38' sailboat, found derelict in the Exumas, Bahamas.
October 26, 1980 - S.S. Poet, 520' in cargo of corn, Cape Henlopen, Dl., to Port Said, Egypt.
July 26, 1982 - Penetration, Yacht found deserted north of Sargasso Sea.
August 17, 1982 - British Yacht found deserted in Atlantic.
February 26, 1983 - Sea Lure, 44', in group of other fishing vessels while headed toward Dry Tortugas. Later found derelict.
November 5\6, 1984 - Real Fine, 32' sport fishing boat, Freeport to Fort Lauderdale. 3 lost.
February 22, 1985 - 25' pleasure boat, Freeport, to West Palm Beach. 2 lost.
May 3, 1985 - Outboard off Surf City, North Carolina. 6 lost.
1990-1999 At Sea Events
October 27, 1992 - Mae Doris, fishing vessel south of Cape May. 4 lost.
March 20, 1995 -Jamanic K., Motor Vessel of 357 gt; Cape Haitien to Miami.
October 14, 1996 - Intrepid, 65' Yacht, 30 miles off Fort Pierce, FL; 16 lost after quick Mayday.
December 1997 - Robalo, 23', off Virginia Beach.
January 2, 1998 - Grumpy, commercial fishing vessel found derelict.
May 1, 1998 - Miss Charlotte, 35' converted sport fisher hit by force that sucked everything off deck, then sunk, crew survived. Thought to be water spout. Off North Carolina.
August 10, 1998 - Erica Lynn.
November 1998 - Carolina, off Cape May.
November 1998 - Interlude, 74', disappeared during cruise to Cayman Islands.
April 15, 1999 - Miss Fernandina, 85' shrimp trawler off Flagler Beach, FL. last signaled: net caught in propellor, electrical drain, listing.
April 23, 1999 - MV Genesis, 196', sailed Port of Spain in cargo of 465 tons brick, water tanks and concrete slabs. Search for vessel was 33,100 sqare miles.
August 5, 1999 - 18' day cruiser found derelict except for the dog. Skipper was on a 2 hour cruise, off North Carolina.
November 15, 1999 - 22' day cruiser between Frying Pan Shoals and Frying Pan Light. 2 lost.
December 27, 1999 - Alyson Selene, found derelict 7 miles northeast of Andros, Bahamas.
April 2000 - Gran Rio R , freighter, disappears off West Indies.
August 14, 2000 - Hemmingway, fishing vessel is found deserted, missing crew and captain.
June 22, 2001 - Tropic Bird is found derelict off Antigua.
September 23, 2002 - Fiona R, freighter, missing off West Indies en route to St. Vincent.
June 18, 2003 - Frank and Romina Leone of West Palm Beach, Fl. vanish with their 16' boat off Florida.
August 3 2003 - Windhome, sailing yacht which left Beaufort, North Carolina for Azores June 24. Overdue and reported missing.
August 25, 2003 - 3 men vanish with a 32' sleek-go-fast white fiberglass vessel in the Bahamas between Exumas and Mayaguana. Owner identified as Glenroy Carey. 3 lost.
October-November 2003 - What's Left, Fishing boat, turns up capsized off Cape Canaveral with body of owner aboard. the two other passengers, the Edelmanns are missing. Boat drifted 400 miles without being detected by Coast Guard. Left port in the Gulf for fishing in Florida Keys. 3 lost.
November 25, 2003 - Peanuts Too, is found deserted south of Bermuda.
March 23, 2004 - the missing 19' fishing boat owned by Glenn Jamison is found by fishing vessel Chummer about 32 miles west of Egmont Key, Florida. No trace is found of Jamison. He had left the previous Sunday for daytime fishing and did not return that night. Coast Guard reports 20 knots winds and 6' seas.
December 21, 2004 - Unnamed fishing yola is found abandoned off Puerto Rico, nets deployed and anchored. Fisherman Anibal Matias missing. No trace.
1990-1999 At Sea Events
March 13, 1993, Charley's Crab - Restaurateur Charles Muer, his wife Betty and friends George and Lynn Drummey disappear between the Bahamas and Florida on the Muer's 40' ketch Charley's Crab in 30' seas with 70 mph winds in what is later referred to as the storm of the century. No trace of victims or wreckage was recovered.
March 1995 - Jamanic K, A motor vessel of 357 gross tons, lost in route from Cape Haitian to Miami.
October 14, 1996 - A 65' yacht missing thirty miles off Fort Pierce, Florida after issuing a quick distress call saying it was sinking and everyone on board was escaping on a life raft.
1999 - Genesis, freighter, sent a radio signal to a nearby vessel, indicating a problem with the bilge pump. Despite extensive searches by the Coast Guard, the ship and crew were never seen or heard from again.
April 23, 1999 - Genesis - A motor vessel of 196 gross tons that disappeared in route from Port of Spain, Trinidad to St. Vincent
April 15, 1999 - Miss Fernandina, 85' shrimp trawler off Flagler Beach, FL. last signaled: net caught in propellor, electrical drain, listing. 4 Lost.
2000-2010 At Sea Events
June 18, 2003 - A newly married couple, Frank and Romina Leone went for fishing on their brand new 16' boat. They left from the Boynton beach inlet in Florida but never returned. The US Coast Guard eventually gave up the search & rescue operation after having combed a large part of the sea area for several days.
October-November, 2003 - A fishing boat with the tragically ironic name of What's Left was found capsized on a beach near Cape Canaveral. In an article published by NaplesNews.com, human remains found on the boat were believed to be one of the missing boaters: Gary Lisk, 61, Neil Eddleman, 47 and son, Neil Allen Eddleman, 13, who left on October 17 for a day fishing trip. The wreckage washed up 527 miles away from where the trio had launched at Gordon Pass. How the boat ended up where it was found baffled authorities, who could only speculate that the boat may have been caught in the Atlantic Gulf Stream, a slow moving current that travels up the eastern U.S. coast.
March 23, 2004 - A 19' fishing boat owned by 40 year old fishing enthusiast Glen Jamison left Hudson, Florida around 4:00 a.m. Sunday, and was scheduled to return that night. The boat was discovered 32 miles west of Egmont Key, Florida, but Jamison was missing. According to the St. Petersburg Times, although Jamison loved to fish he could not swim at all. When the boat was found, the engine was tilted up with fishing line wrapped around the propeller. A nearby knife led family members and authorities to the conclusion that Jamison had been trying to cut the fishing line off of the propeller when he fell overboard.
2010-Present At Sea Events
2015 On October 1, 2015, the cargo ship SS El Faro became another tragic victim of Bermuda Triangle, the worst in over 30 years. The 790' container ship departed Jacksonville, Florida bound for Peurto Rico with 33 crew members on board, carrying large number of containers, trailers and vehicles. A tropical storm hundreds of miles away, developed into fierce hurricane, dashed down towards El Faro, and started circling around the ship. Soon all communications from the ship went silent. And quite unbelievably and having created havoc on the sea, the hurricane went back out almost the same way it came from. After extensive search for weeks, the ship could be finally located sitting upright in one piece at a depth of about 15,000' in the Atlantic, but there was no trace of any crew members.

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