Northern Shipwrecks Database
-- Distribution of Shipwrecks --

The Northern Shipwrecks Database features more than 100,000 North American shipwrecks.
This list indicates the distribution of these shipwrecks.

 
State / Province
Shipwrecks

UNITED STATES
(top 18)

CANADA
(top 7)
Nova Scotia 9600
Newfoundland 7000
Massachusetts 5300
Ontario 4100
Quebec 3800
British Columbia 3600
Michigan 3100
New York 3100
California 2700
Florida 2200
Virginia 2100
New Jersey 2100
Alaska 1900
New Brunswick 1800
North Carolina 1600
Maine 1400
Louisiana 1300
Washington 1300
Rhode Island 1200
Texas   800
Maryland   700
Wisconsin   700
Oregon   700
Prince Edward Island   700
Ohio   600
     
 
Great Lake
Shipwrecks
 
GREAT LAKES
Lake Michigan 2500
Lake Erie 1900
Lake Huron 1400
Lake Ontario 1200
Lake Superior   700
     
Area
Shipwrecks

AROUND THE WORLD
(Top 6)
UK. & Ireland 11000
West Indies, Cuba & Mexico 3500
France 2500
Southeast Asia 2000
Africa 1900
South America 1300
     
Time Period
Shipwrecks

OTHER
20th Century 47000
Pre-20th Century 47000
Unknown Date 12000

 

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