Bark Wanderer of New Bedford ran aground on the rocks off Cuttyhunk in This was the last wooden ship to set sail on a whaling voyage, which ended rather spectacularly with this storm not even two days into the cruise. Scan from Albert Cook.
On Oct the 16 members of the Bounty abandoned ship off the coast of NC. The ship (a 1960 recreation of the original) was caught in the high 18 foot waves of Hurricane Sandy. Her captain and a descendent of mutineer Fletcher Christian were both lost.