Sri Lanka Shipwreck Dasboard

The National Shipwreck Database of Sri Lanka

Total Shipwrecks

107

The Oldest Shipwreck (AD)

2nd cen. BCE

Historical Wrecks

32

Protected Wrecks

10

Summary Charts

Wreck List
# Site Original Name Wreck Type Depth(m) Sank On Adminstrative District Site Name
1. SL/W/PANA/M/02 Panadura Boiler Wreck 02 (Northeast Wreck) Ship 5 - 15 Colombo SL/W/PANA/M/02
2. SL/W/COLO/M/13 Lotus Barge Ship 24 - 28 Colombo SL/W/COLO/M/13
3. SL/W/COLO/M/14 Wallet Wreck Ship 30 - 40 Colombo SL/W/COLO/M/14
4. SL/W/COLO/M/15 SS Perseus Ship 35 - 40 1917 Colombo SL/W/COLO/M/15
5. SL/W/COLO/M/03 Moratuwa Gun Boat Ship 12 - 14 Colombo SL/W/COLO/M/03
6. SL/W/NEGO/M/22 Kapumgoda wreck 01 Ship 1 - 8 Gampaha SL/W/NEGO/M/22
7. SL/W/COLO/M/04 MV Thermopylae Sierra Ship 6 - 23 2012 Colombo SL/W/COLO/M/04
8. SL/W/COLO/M/05 MV Medhufaru Ship 14 - 29 2009 Colombo SL/W/COLO/M/05
9. SL/W/COLO/M/06 MT Nilgiri Ship 18 - 30 1997 Colombo SL/W/COLO/M/06
10. SL/W/COLO/M/07 SS Worcestershire Ship 50 - 60 1917 Colombo SL/W/COLO/M/07
11. SL/W/COLO/M/08 Battery Barge Ship 40 - 45 Colombo SL/W/COLO/M/08
12. SL/W/COLO/M/09 Taprobane East Wreck Ship 25 - 32 Colombo SL/W/COLO/M/09
13. SL/W/COLO/M/10 Pecheur Breton Ship 18 - 32 1994 Colombo SL/W/COLO/M/10
14. SL/W/COLO/M/11 Four Barges site Ship 29 - 30 Colombo SL/W/COLO/M/11
15. SL/W/COLO/M/12 Toilet Barge Ship 29 - 32 Colombo SL/W/COLO/M/12
16. SL/S/LBAS/M/01 Little Basses wreck Ship 5 - 16 Hambantota SL/S/LBAS/M/01
17. SL/W/PANA/M/01 Panadura Boiler Wreck 01 (Southwest Wreck) Ship 5 - 15 1885 Colombo SL/W/PANA/M/01
18. SL/W/COLO/M/16 Coal Wreck Ship 20 - 32 Colombo SL/W/COLO/M/16
19. SL/W/COLO/M/17 MV Chief Dragon Ship 20 - 32 1983 Colombo SL/W/COLO/M/17
20. SL/W/COLO/M/18 MV Astoria Ship 16 - 20 1997 Colombo SL/W/COLO/M/18
21. SL/W/COLO/M/19 Black Coral wreck Ship 35 - 40 Colombo SL/W/COLO/M/19
22. SL/W/COLO/M/21 Clarke's Wreck Ship 25 - 29 Colombo SL/W/COLO/M/21
23. SL/W/NEGO/M/24 MV We Ling /SLN A522 Ship 18 - 25 2018 Gampaha SL/W/NEGO/M/24
24. SL/W/NEGO/M/25 Musgrave (1885)? Ship 8 - 11 1885 Gampaha SL/W/NEGO/M/25
25. SL/W/NEGO/M/26 Pitipana Wreck Ship 1 - 8 Gampaha SL/W/NEGO/M/26
26. SL/S/GBAS/M/02 Copper Wreck Ship 15 - 17 Hambantota SL/S/GBAS/M/02
27. SL/S/GHRB/M/17 Avondster VOC Ship 6 - 8 1659 Galle SL/S/GHRB/M/17
28. SL/S/GALL/M/19 SS Rangoon Ship 25 - 31 1871 Galle SL/S/GALL/M/19
29. SL/S/GBAS/M/04 Silver Wreck Ship 8 - 12 1702 Hambantota SL/S/GBAS/M/04
30. SL/S/GALL/M/21 MV Elsia Ship 9 - 12 1939 Galle SL/S/GALL/M/21
31. SL/S/GHRB/M/13 VOC Hercules GHF Ship 2 - 10 1661 Galle SL/S/GHRB/M/13
32. SL/S/GHRB/M/11 Site "G" Ship 8 - 9 Galle SL/S/GHRB/M/11
33. SL/S/GBAS/M/03 Bottle Wreck Ship 7 - 8 Hambantota SL/S/GBAS/M/03
34. SL/S/KOSG/M/31 MV Tricolor Ship 55 - 65 1931 Galle SL/S/KOSG/M/31
35. SL/E/IRAK/M/01 SS Ava Ship 6 - 9 1858 Trincomalee SL/E/IRAK/M/01
36. SL/E/UPPU/M/02 HMS Diomede Ship 41 - 43 1795 Trincomalee SL/E/UPPU/M/02
37. SL/E/TRIN/M/05 Weeraya P311 Ship 14 - 17 2020 Trincomalee SL/E/TRIN/M/05
38. SL/E/TRIN/M/04 SS Sagaing Ship 1 - 18 1942 Trincomalee SL/E/TRIN/M/04
39. SL/E/KAYA/M/11 SS British Sergeant Ship 13 - 25 1942 Batticaloa SL/E/KAYA/M/11
40. SL/E/KAYA/M/12 SS Lady McCallum Ship 13 - 18 1926 Batticaloa SL/E/KAYA/M/12
41. SL/E/PASI/M/13 SS Amarillys Ship 6 - 12 1908 Batticaloa SL/E/PASI/M/13
42. SL/E/PASI/M/14 SS Clan Lamont Ship 5 - 8 1891 Batticaloa SL/E/PASI/M/14
43. SL/E/PASI/M/16 SS Gladys Moller Ship 5 - 7 1942 Batticaloa SL/E/PASI/M/16
44. SL/E/BATT/M/18 SS Sir John Jackson Ship 6 - 9 1908 Batticaloa SL/E/BATT/M/18
45. SL/E/BATT/M/19 Batticaloa Boiler wreck Ship 6 - 9 Batticaloa SL/E/BATT/M/19
46. SL/E/BATT/M/20 SS Brennus Ship 6 - 9 1881 Batticaloa SL/E/BATT/M/20
47. SL/E/KALM/M/26 HMS Hollyhock Ship 30 - 42 1942 Ampara SL/E/KALM/M/26
48. SL/E/KALM/M/25 SS Athelstane Ship 35 - 42 1942 Ampara SL/E/KALM/M/25
49. SL/E/UMAR/M/29 SS Maimyo Ship 6 - 22 1936 Ampara SL/E/UMAR/M/29
50. SL/E/KALM/M/24 Kalmunai wreck 1 Ship 8 - 12 Ampara SL/E/KALM/M/24
51. SL/E/KALM/M/22 Kalmunai Boiler wreck 2 Ship 8 - 12 Ampara SL/E/KALM/M/22
52. SL/E/KALM/M/23 MV Ledra Ship 8 - 13 1967 Ampara SL/E/KALM/M/23
53. SL/S/GODA/M/06 Godawaya Wreck Ship 31 - 33 -200 Hambantota SL/S/GODA/M/06
54. SL/S/GHRB/M/09 Extraco - I Ship 7 - 14 1988 Galle SL/S/GHRB/M/09
55. SL/W/COLO/M/20 Cardinal Barge Ship 27 - 29 Colombo SL/W/COLO/M/20
56. SL/E/PASI/M/17 Catalina Y-78 Airplane 41 - 42 1943 Batticaloa SL/E/PASI/M/17
57. SL/W/NEGO/M/23 Kapumgoda wreck 02 Ship 1 - 8 Gampaha SL/W/NEGO/M/23
58. SL/W/COLO/M/27 Salviva Ship 17 - 24 Colombo SL/W/COLO/M/27
59. SL/E/TRIN/M/03 Konashwaram Troller Ship 4 - 6 Trincomalee SL/E/TRIN/M/03
60. SL/E/TRIN/M/06 Jagatha P315 Ship 14 - 16 2020 Trincomalee SL/E/TRIN/M/06
61. SL/E/TRIN/M/07 Balawatha Ship 8 - 10 1987 Trincomalee SL/E/TRIN/M/07
62. SL/E/TRIN/M/08 Rakshaka Ship 8 - 10 1997 Trincomalee SL/E/TRIN/M/08
63. SL/E/BATT/M/21 HMS Hermes Ship 40 - 53 1942 Batticaloa SL/E/BATT/M/21
64. SL/S/GHRB/M/16 Site "E" Ship 4 - 6 Galle SL/S/GHRB/M/16
65. SL/N/MULA/M/10 SS Indus Ship 6 - 9 1885 Mullaitivu SL/N/MULA/M/10
66. SL/S/GODA/M/07 Niyandagala Wreck Ship 8 - 15 Hambantota SL/S/GODA/M/07
67. SL/S/URAN/M/05 Uraniya Wreck Ship 0 Hambantota SL/S/URAN/M/05
68. SL/E/PASI/M/15 Pasikudah Boiler wreck 04 (Pasikudah Iron wreck till 2019) Ship 6 - 8 Batticaloa SL/E/PASI/M/15
69. SL/E/ADDA/M/27 Addalaichenai Boiler wreck Ship 4 - 8 Ampara SL/E/ADDA/M/27
70. SL/E/THIR/M/28 SS Norviken Ship 5 - 8 1942 Ampara SL/E/THIR/M/28
71. SL/E/KOMA/M/30 City of Mysore (1915) Ship 6 - 9 1915 Ampara SL/E/KOMA/M/30
72. SL/S/UNAW/M/08 Load Nelson Ship 3 - 6 Galle SL/S/UNAW/M/08
73. SL/S/GHRB/M/10 Site I or Boiler wreck 02 Ship 9 - 13 Galle SL/S/GHRB/M/10
74. SL/S/GHRB/M/12 Site S or Boiler wreck 01 Ship 9 - 13 Galle SL/S/GHRB/M/12
75. SL/S/GHRB/M/14 SS Malabar Ship 6 - 9 1860 Galle SL/S/GHRB/M/14
76. SL/S/GHRB/M/15 Site "A" Ship 4 - 8 Galle SL/S/GHRB/M/15
77. SL/S/GHRB/M/18 Troller Black Fort Ship 4 - 5 Galle SL/S/GHRB/M/18
78. SL/S/GALL/M/20 SS Orestes Ship 20 - 25 1876 Galle SL/S/GALL/M/20
79. SL/S/GALL/M/22 Ginthota Boiler wreck Ship 8 - 10 Galle SL/S/GALL/M/22
80. SL/S/GALL/M/23 MV Aenos Ship 10 - 12 Galle SL/S/GALL/M/23
81. SL/S/GALL/M/24 Ralagla Wreck 02 Ship 10 - 12 Galle SL/S/GALL/M/24
82. SL/S/GALL/M/25 Gintota Wreck 03 Ship 10 - 12 Galle SL/S/GALL/M/25
83. SL/S/GALL/M/26 Medagala Wreck Ship 10 - 12 Galle SL/S/GALL/M/26
84. SL/S/HIKK/M/27 Victory Wreck Ship 4 - 6 Galle SL/S/HIKK/M/27
85. SL/S/HIKK/M/28 Earl of Shaftesbury Ship 10 - 14 1893 Galle SL/S/HIKK/M/28
86. SL/S/HIKK/M/29 SS Conch Ship 8 - 20 1903 Galle SL/S/HIKK/M/29
87. SL/S/AMBA/M/30 Ambalangoda Wreck Ship 5 - 6 Galle SL/S/AMBA/M/30
88. SL/S/BERU/M/32 Beruwala Wreck ? Ship 0 Galle SL/S/BERU/M/32
89. SL/NW/KALP/M/01 Kudawa Battala Ship 6 - 7 Putttalam SL/NW/KALP/M/01
90. SL/N/ARIP/M/01 Battalangunduwa Barge Ship 6 - 8 Mannar SL/N/ARIP/M/01
91. SL/N/ARIP/M/02 Arippu Wreck Ship 7 - 8 Mannar SL/N/ARIP/M/02
92. SL/N/KKSN/M/04 KKS Wreck Ship 10 - 12 Jaffna SL/N/KKSN/M/04
93. SL/N/PESA/M/03 MV Mission Ship 2 - 8 1997 Mannar SL/N/PESA/M/03
94. SL/N/VETT/M/05 Vettalakeni Wreck Ship 11 - 14 Jaffna SL/N/VETT/M/05
95. SL/N/MULA/M/06 MV Farah III Ship 0 - 6 2006 Mullaitivu SL/N/MULA/M/06
96. SL/N/MULA/M/07 Navy Vessel Ship 7 - 10 Mullaitivu SL/N/MULA/M/07
97. SL/N/MULA/M/08 Iron Wreck Ship 1 - 10 Mullaitivu SL/N/MULA/M/08
98. SL/N/MULA/M/09 MV Princess Kash Ship 1 - 10 1998 Mullaitivu SL/N/MULA/M/09
99. SL/N/MULA/M/11 New Wreck Ship 0 Mullaitivu SL/N/MULA/M/11
100. SL/N/PULM/M/12 MV Cordaility Ship 8 - 10 1997 Mullaitivu SL/N/PULM/M/12
101. SL/E/TRIN/M/09 Barge No 01 Ship 30 - 33 Trincomalee SL/E/TRIN/M/09
102. SL/E/TRIN/M/10 Admiralty Floating Dock 23 Ship 15 - 40 1944 Trincomalee SL/E/TRIN/M/10
103. SL/E/TRIN/M/31 Mitsubishi B2 KATA (Japanese) Airplane 20 - 24 1942 Trincomalee SL/E/TRIN/M/31
104. SL/E/TRIN/M/32 Hawker Harricane (UK) Airplane 26 - 30 1942 Trincomalee SL/E/TRIN/M/32
105. SL/E/TRIN/M/33 Hawker Harricane (UK) Airplane 65 - 67 1942 Trincomalee SL/E/TRIN/M/33
106. SL/NW/PUTL/M/02 WW II Aircraft Airplane 3 - 4 Putttalam SL/NW/PUTL/M/02
107. SL/NW/PUTL/M/03 WW II Aircraft Airplane 1 - 3 Putttalam SL/NW/PUTL/M/03