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The list of shipwrecks in 1917 includes some ships sunk, foundered, grounded, or otherwise lost during 1917.

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  • Ariel ( United States): The schooner was wrecked off the Inubōsaki Lighthouse, Japan.
  • Taurus ( United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland): World War I: The coaster struck a mine and sank in the North Sea east of the Shetland Islands with the loss of nine crew. This was either during July 1917 or August 1917.[1]
  • SM U-50 ( Kaiserliche Marine): World War I: The Type U 43 submarine is believed to have struck a mine and sank in the North Sea off Terschelling, Friesland, Netherlands on or after 31 August.

References

  1. "Taurus". Uboat.net. http://uboat.net/wwi/ships_hit/5920.html. Retrieved 19 October 2012. 
Ship events in 1917
Ship launches: 1912 1913 1914 1915 1916 1917 1918 1919 1920 1921 1922
Ship commissionings: 1912 1913 1914 1915 1916 1917 1918 1919 1920 1921 1922
Ship decommissionings: 1912 1913 1914 1915 1916 1917 1918 1919 1920 1921 1922
Shipwrecks: 1912 1913 1914 1915 1916 1917 1918 1919 1920 1921 1922

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