NO                                   SHIP'S NAME  DATE                                              TYPE   TONS                                                                     PLACE                                                                                           CASUALTY
2460 WADDINXVEEN  1697 D.E.I.  SHIP 751 NEAR SALT RIVER MOUTH, TABLE BAY WRECKED IN N.W. GALE, ONLY 6 MEN WERE SAVED.
2461 WAFRA 1971 LIBERIAN TANKER 49762 CAPE AGULHAS GROUNDED, REFLOATED, SUNK OFF SHORE BY THE S.A.A.F. ON THE 12 MARCH 1971.
2462 WAFRA 2002 S.A. FISHING VESSEL, L=6,2m MORRIS POINT, W. OF STILBAAI CAPSIZED IN HEVY MIST.
2463 WAGRIEN 1874 GERMAN SCHOONER 170 DURBAN WRECKED IN S. GALE,ALL LIVES WERE LOST.
2464 WAHOO 1976 SKI-BOAT STEENBRAS RIVER MOUTH, FALSE BAY, POSITION IS APPROX.
2465 WAIF 1874 BRITISH BRIGANTINE 144 PLETTENBERG BAY WRECKED WHEN WIND FAILED AND ANCHOR CHAIN JAMMED.
2466 WAIKATO 1899 ? 4700 129.5NM S. OF CAPE AGULHAS SANK ?
2467 WAIMEA 1902 NORWEGIAN IRON BARQUE 874 N. END BEACH,ALGOA BAY WRECKED IN S.E. GALE.
2468 WALDENSIAN    1862 RENNIES IRON SCREW STEAMER 369 BULLDOG REEF ON STRUIS POINT, POSITION IS APPROX. WRECKED AT NIGHT IN LIGHT S.E. WIND. SAREL CILLIERS WAS ONBOARD.
2469 WALLARAH    1891 BLUE ANCHOR LINE STEAMER 3505 N.W. TIP OF DASSEN ISLAND, BOOM POINT WRECKED IN HEAVY FOG.
2470 WALSINGHAM 1828 SHIP 185 OPPOSITE MILITARY HOSPITAL, TABLE BAY WRECKED.
2471 WALTER REICHEL 1933 STEAM VESSEL OFF DURBAN SCUTTLED.
2472 WALVIS S.A. STEAM TRAWLER ROBBEN ISLAND WRECKED.
2473 WANDERER 1856 SCHOONER 41 PLETTENBERG BAY WRECKED.
2474 WARATAH   1909 BLUE ANCHOR STEAMER 9300 BETWEEN EAST LONDON AND PORT ELIZABETH ? LAST SEEN BY CLAN MACINTYRE ON 26-07-1909, NEVER SEEN AGAIN.
2475 WASP 1867 SCHOONER 38 BREAKWATER, TABLE BAY GROUNDED.
2476 WATER BOAT FORT BEAUFORT ?
2477 WATER KELPIE 1865 CUTTER TABLE BAY
2478 WATERLOO  1848 CAPE IRON SCHOONER CAWOODS BAY NEAR FISH RIVER MOUTH WRECKED AT NIGHT IN S.E. GALE, MASTER AND 2nd MATE WERE DROWNED. 
2479 WATERLOO  1842 BRITISH CONVICT SHIP 414 SALT RIVER MOUTH, TABLE BAY WRECKED IN N.W. GALE, 98 WERE SAVED.
2480 WATERLOO  1821 BRITISH WOODEN BRIG 215 FISH HOEK BEACH, FALSE BAY WRECKED, BLOWN ASHORE.
2481 WATU 1968 DUTCH FREIGHTER, L=31m, B=6,2m, D=2,3m 158 OFF SALDANHA BAY SANK.
2482 WATUSSI 1939 GERMAN - AFRICAN STEAMER 9521 51.8NM S. OF CAPE POINT SELF-INDUCED FIRE, SUNK BY RENOWN.
2483 WAVEREY 1862 ? 604 TABLE BAY GROUNDED.
2484 WAYFARER 1903 NORWEGIAN WOODEN BARQUE 658 ALGOA BAY WRECKED IN S.E. GALE.
2485 WAYWARD 1966 S.A. FISHING VESSEL, L=11.7m 15 34.8NM N. OF DURBAN SANK IN A STORM, 6 OR 7 LIVES LOST.
2486 WELCOMBE (WALLOMBE)   1885 BRITISH IRON STEAMER 2166 REEF 4.3NM E. OF GREAT FISH POINT, STALWART POINT WRECKED.
2487 WEOLMI 303 (WE OL MI No 303) 1968 KOREAN TUNA VESSEL 689 PONDOLAND, PORT ALFRED, MKAMHATI RIVER  GROUNDED.
2488 WERNER 1902 PORT ELIZABETH
2489 WEST INDIAN 1851 BRITISH WOODEN BARQUE 328 N. END OF ALGOA BAY WRECKED IN S.E. GALE WHEN CABLES PARTED.
2490 WESTENHOPE  1871 BRITISH STEAMER 750 SEAL ISLAND, OFF BIRD ISLAND, POSITION IS APPROX. WRECKED.
2491 WESTENHOPE  1867 STEAMER TZITIZIKAMA POINT GROUNDED.
2492 WESTERN KNIGHT     1929 AMERICAN CARGO STEAMER, L=126m,B=16,6m,D=8m 5779 BETWEEN THE WILLOWS + SCHOENMAKERSKOP W. OF CAPE RECIFE WRECKED IN THICK MIST, STILL VISIBLE, OPP OLD P.E. CLUB.
2493 WESTERN STAR 1874 BRITISH WOODEN BRIG 207 ORIENT BEACH, EAST LONDON RAN ASHORE IN S.W. GALE AFTER DRAGGING HER ANCHORS.
2494 WESTERWIJK 1737 D.E.I.  SHIP 850 NEAR SALT RIVER, TABLE BAY WRECKED IN N.W. GALE, ONLY FEW LIVES LOST.
2495 WHEATLANDSIDE 1878 BRITISH WOODEN FULL-RIGGED SHIP 1136 0.9NM N. OF GAS-WORKS, ALGOA BAY WRECKED AFTER STRIKING REEF IN S.E. GALE.
2496 WHICH WAY 1999 S.A. FISHING VESSEL, L=13m S. OF OESTER BAY CAPSIZED IN STORM.
2497 WIFSTA OFFICE 1997 SWEDISH YACHT, L=8m 482.4NM FROM EAST LONDON CAPSIZED, SCUTTLED BY THE S.A. NAVY.
2498 WIGRAMS 1859 BRITISH BARQUE 286 ALGOA BAY WRECKED IN S.E. GALE WHEN HER CABLES PARTED.
2499 WIGTONSHIRE 1885 BRITISH IRON BARQUE 899 KLIPPENSTRAND NEAR ARNISTON WRECKED.
2500 WILD ROSE 1872 BRITISH WOODEN BARQUE 295 ORIENT BEACH, EAST LONDON WRECKED IN S.E. GALE.
2501 WILHELMINA CORNELIA SALAMANDERPUNT, SALDANHABAAI SANK.
2502 WILHELMINE 1880 GERMAN SCHOONER MOSSEL BAY WRECKED IN S.E. GALE WHEN HER CABLES PARTED.
2503 WILLEM DE ZWYGER 1863 DUTCH BARQUE 753 RYS POINT, STRUISBAAI WRECKED.
2504 WILLEM HECKROODT 1978 S.A. TUG 556 DURBAN HARBOUR POWER FAILURE, COLLIDED WITH FLOATING DOCK, SANK.
2505 WILLIAM 1862 CAPE MORGAN GROUNDED, MORE THEN 30 LIVES LOST.
2506 WILLIAM BAYLEY 1857 BRITISH WOODEN BRIG 198 PLETTENBERG BAY WRECKED AFTER CARGO CAUGHT FIRE AND SHIP WAS BEACHED.
2507 WILLIAM FORSTER 1851 SCHOONER 175 THUNDERBOLT REEF OFF CAPE RECIFE, SUMMERSTRAND BEACH. POS. IS APPROX. WRECKED.
2508 WILLIAM HOLLAND 1953 S.A. TRAWLER 90 W. OF QUOIN POINT WRECKED IN FOG, LIES 100 METERS OFF SHORE.
2509 WILLIAM HOMEWOOD 1857 ALGOA BAY GROUNDED.
2510 WILLIAM JAMES (WILLIAM T. JAMES) 1857 BRITISH WOODEN BARQUE 293 IMHOFF BATTERY, TABLE BAY WRECKED IN N.W. GALE.
2511 WILLIAM KING 1943 AMERICAN VESSEL 7176 101 DEG. 186.2NM FROM COOPER LIGHTHOUSE S. OF DURBAN SUNK BY U-198. (U-51 ?)
2512 WILLIAM PITT 1813 ENGLISH INDIAMAN 798 CAPE RECIFE GROUNDED, ALL LIVES LOST.
2513 WILLIAM PORTER (+- 1905) TUG W. COAST CAPSIZED WHILE UNDER TOW.
2514 WILLIAM SHAW 1873 SCHOONER 39 MZIMVUBU RIVER MOUTH, PORT ST JOHNS WRECKED.
2515 WINDSOR 1928 NORWEGIAN STEEL WHALER 174 7.8NM S. OF WALVIS BAY, S.W.A. GROUNDED.
2516 WINDSOR CASTLE   1876 R.M.S. IRON PASSENGER LINER 2672 NEAR THE TRIANGLES TO W. OF DASSEN ISLAND, SPOUT ROCK WRECKED.
2517 WINEFRED 1823 KOWIE RIVER MOUTH, PORT ALFRED, POSITION IS APPROX. WRECKED WHILE SURVEYING RIVER MOUTH.
2518 WINIFRED & MARIA 1817 COASTING BRIG 50 NEAR THE  WHARF, TABLE BAY WRECKED.
2519 WINSTON 1970 S.A. STEEL FISHING VESSEL 167 104.2NM N. OF WALVIS BAY GROUNDED.
2520 WINTON    1934 BRITISH MOTOR VESSEL 4388 LITTLE N. OF MILNERTON BEACH LIGHTHOUSE, TABLE BAY WRECKED AT NIGHT, STILL VISIBLE 1996.
2521 WITCH OF THE WAVES 1859 SCHOONER 95 ALGOA BAY WRECKED.
2522 WOLSELEY 1888 BRITISH IRON BARQUE 341 ALGOA BAY WRECKED IN S.E. GALE.
2523 WOODBRIDGE 1816 BRITISH WOODEN SHIP 522 TABLE BAY WRECKED.
2524 WOODBUM 1826 BRITISH SCHOONER WOODSTOCK BEACH, TABLE BAY STRANDED.
2525 WOODY 1997 SKI-BOAT. L=4,8m KRANSHOEK, W. OF PLETTENBERG BAY ENGINE BROKE DOWN, LOST IN STORM SEA.
2526 WORKFIELD (IS THIS OUR WRECK ?) 1904 BRITISH STEEL VESSEL 4257 CAPE PENINSULA (OFF TURTLE ROCK, SARAWAK ?) WRECKED.
2527 WORLD GLORY 1968 LIBERIAN TANKER 46434 78.1NM N.E. OF DURBAN, BOW SECTION SANK AT 30 06.00S,31 54.00E, (APPROX) STRUCK BY A FREAK WAVE, BROKE IN 2 AND SANK.
2528 W.E.MALCOLM 1858 TABLE BAY GROUNDED.
2529 W.H. FULLER 1944 S.A. TUG, L=45m, B=9.9m 557 BIRD ISLAND,ALGOA BAY, POSITION IS APPROX. STRUCK DODDINGTON ROCK, SANK.
 
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