Deadliest United States Shipwrecks

Name the vessel in these deadly shipwrecks involving US citizens
*Estimated
Military actions are not included
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Last updated: April 22, 2014
First submittedApril 22, 2014
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Fatalities
Location
Year
Vessel
1700*
Memphis, TN
1865
Sultana
1500*
Near Newfoundland and Nova Scotia, Canada
1912
RMS Titanic
1021
East River near New York City
1904
PS General Slocum
844
Chicago, IL
1915
SS Eastland
400
Chicago, IL
1860
PS Lady Elgin
400*
Off the coast of Georgia
1857
SS Central America
192
Gloucester, MA
1898
The Portland
139
Long Island Sound
1840
Lexington
115
Long Beach, NY
1837
Mexico
98
Lake Pepin near Lake City, MN
1890
Sea Wing
78
Mississippi River, LA
1976
George Prince
51
Off the coast of Nantucket
1956
SS Andrea Doria
MS Stockholm
29
Lake Superior
1975
SS Edmund Fitzgerald
+1
Level 52
Sep 13, 2017
The SS Morro Castle burned off the New Jersey coast in 1934, killing 137 passengers and crew. The burned-out hulk came to rest at Asbury Park, NJ.