The Wreck Register has been created within the framework of a three-year collaboration project "Shipwreck Heritage: Digitizing and Opening Access to Maritime History Sources". The project, known by the acronym SHIPWHER, was launched in 2010 and was carried out by the Estonian National Heritage Board, the National Archives of Estonia, the Estonian Maritime Museum and the Swedish National Maritime Museums. The project was financed by the European Regional Development Fund via the Central Baltic INTERREG IVA Programme.

The Wreck Register contains information collected mainly about shipwrecks in Estonian waters. The information has been collected in the course of fieldwork, and also from various archives. The majority of the more than one thousand entries in the Wreck Register, are made on the basis of archival materials and newspapers published in the Netherlands, Tallinn and Riga. In Estonia, relevant materials have been searched for in the Estonian Historical Archives of the National Archives, State Archives and Tallinn City Archives. Regarding foreign archives, the Wreck Register contains information collected from the National Archives of Sweden, the National Archives of the Netherlands, Lübeck City Archives and the Amsterdam City Archives.

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ID Name Dating Address Monument Purpose Found
1277 T-33 Korall 20th century Exclusive economic zone, Gulf of Finland 30958 warship Yes
1276 Liisa 20th century Territorial sea, Baltic Sea 30964 merchant ship Yes
1275 G90 20th century Exclusive economic zone, Gulf of Finland 30961 warship Yes
1274 T-18 20th century Exclusive economic zone, Baltic Sea 30944 warship Yes
1273 Shch-408 20th century Territorial sea, Gulf of Finland 30945 warship Yes
1272 Shchit 20th century Inland sea, Baltic Sea 30968 warship Yes
1271 Unknown 19th century Inland sea, Baltic Sea merchant ship No
1270 Trueheten (incorrect spelling) 19th century Inland sea, Gulf of Livonia merchant ship No
1269 Leonhard 19th century Inland sea, Gulf of Livonia merchant ship No
1268 St. Nikolai 19th century Inland sea, Väinameri, Suur väin merchant ship No
1267 Anna Margaretha Territorial sea, Gulf of Finland merchant ship No
1266 Wilhelmine Inland sea, Gulf of Livonia merchant ship No
1265 unknown 19th century Inland sea, Gulf of Livonia merchant ship No
1264 Eurydice 19th century Territorial sea, Baltic Sea merchant ship No
1263 Fortuna 19th century Inland sea, Väinameri, Suur väin merchant ship No
1262 Benedict 19th century Inland sea, Gulf of Livonia merchant ship No
1261 Malwina 19th century Inland sea, Väinameri merchant ship No
1260 Emmeline 19th century Territorial sea, Gulf of Livonia, Irbe Strait, Pitkasääre shoal merchant ship No
1259 Carl und Eduard 19th century Inland sea, Gulf of Finland merchant ship No
1258 Eduard 19th century Inland sea, Väinameri merchant ship No
1257 Mercur 19th century Inland sea, Gulf of Livonia merchant ship No
1256 Akula 20th century Territorial sea, Baltic Sea 30392 warship Yes
1255 S59 20th century Exclusive economic zone, Baltic Sea 30967 warship Yes
1254 L-2 20th century Territorial sea, Gulf of Finland 30963 warship Yes
1253 Kimolos 20th century Inland sea, Baltic Sea 30962 merchant ship Yes
1252 U 479 20th century Territorial sea 30234 warship Yes
1251 U679 20th century Exclusive economic zone 30719 warship Yes
1250 Krimulda 20th century Inland sea, Väinameri 27804 merchant ship Yes
1249 Anna 20th century Territorial sea, Soome laht merchant ship No
1248 Allkuja 19th century Inland sea, Liivi laht merchant ship No
1247 Helge 20th century Inland sea, Väinameri, Hiiu väin, Triigi laht merchant ship Yes
1246 Hiiula 20th century Inland sea, Väinameri merchant ship Yes
1245 HM-0670 20th century Inland sea, Soome laht fishing ship Yes
1244 HT-0077 20th century Territorial sea, Läänemeri fishing ship Yes
1243 Floating dock 20th century Inland sea, Soome laht, Tallinna laht auxiliary vessel Yes
1242 Fomalhaut 20th century Inland sea, Soome laht, Käsmu laht 27771 merchant ship Yes
1241 Škiv 20th century Inland sea, Väinameri warship Yes
1240 Floating dock no 58 20th century Inland sea, Väinameri special purpose vessel Yes
1239 Sancte Marcus 17th century Inland sea, Soome laht 27869 merchant ship Yes
1238 Saturn 20th century Territorial sea, Soome laht warship Yes
1237 Korejets 20th century Inland sea, Liivi laht warship No
1236 Sivutš 20th century Inland sea, Liivi laht warship Yes
1235 Vanya 20th century Inland sea, Soome laht, Tallinna laht warship Yes
1234 Iljuša 20th century Inland sea, Soome laht, Tallinna laht warship Yes
1233 The Littegrund wreck 18th century Inland sea, Soome laht, Tallinna laht, Littegrund 27764 Yes
1232 Rodislav 18th century Inland sea, Soome laht, Tallinna laht warship No
1231 Pearu 20th century Territorial sea, Soome laht merchant ship Yes
1230 Eevi 20th century Inland sea, Väinameri merchant ship Yes
1229 Eestirand 20th century Inland sea, Soome laht, Tallinna laht merchant ship No
1228 Lutš 20th century Inland sea, Soome laht, Tallinna laht merchant ship No
1227 Metallist 20th century Territorial sea, Soome laht, Narva laht merchant ship Yes
1226 SBR-121 20th century Inland sea, Soome laht special purpose vessel Yes
1225 KIL-12 20th century Inland sea, Soome laht auxiliary vessel Yes
1224 Slava 20th century Inland sea, Väinameri, Suur väin warship Yes
1223 Karl Marx 20th century Inland sea, Soome laht, Hara laht warship Yes
1222 Eva 19th century Territorial sea, Läänemeri merchant ship No
1221 Stadt Emden 19th century Inland sea, Liivi laht, Sutu laht merchant ship No
1220 Georg 19th century Territorial sea, Läänemeri merchant ship No
1219 Olga 19th century Territorial sea, Läänemeri merchant ship No
1218 Frau Altje 19th century Territorial sea, Liivi laht merchant ship No
1217 Worthy of Devon 19th century Territorial sea, Läänemeri merchant ship No
1216 Eagle 19th century Territorial sea, Läänemeri merchant ship No
1215 Sunbeam 19th century Territorial sea, Läänemeri merchant ship No
1214 Choice 19th century Territorial sea, Läänemeri merchant ship No
1213 Cyrus 19th century Territorial sea, Läänemeri merchant ship No
1212 Andre Theodore 19th century Territorial sea, Läänemeri merchant ship No
1211 London 19th century Inland sea, Läänemeri merchant ship No
1210 Laurence 19th century Territorial sea, Läänemeri merchant ship No
1209 Thetis 19th century Inland sea, Liivi laht passenger and cargo vessel No
1208 Izhe 20th century Territorial sea, Soome laht merchant ship Yes
1207 unknown Transboundary water body, Pihkva järv merchant ship Yes
1206 Annette 19th century Territorial sea, Liivi laht merchant ship No
1205 Linnea 20th century Inland sea, Väinameri 27805 warship Yes
1204 Izhorets-42 20th century Territorial sea, Soome laht warship Yes
1203 John Lawson 19th century Territorial sea, Läänemeri merchant ship No
1202 Brunswick 19th century Territorial sea, Läänemeri merchant ship No
1201 Saarinen 19th century Territorial sea, Soome laht merchant ship No
1200 Constantin 19th century Territorial sea, Läänemeri merchant ship No
1199 Catharina Maria 18th century Territorial sea, Läänemeri merchant ship No
1198 St. Johannes 18th century Inland sea, Väinameri merchant ship No
1197 Oder 19th century Territorial sea, Liivi laht merchant ship No
1196 Elisabeth 19th century Inland sea, Läänemeri merchant ship No
1195 Williams 19th century Inland sea, Läänemeri merchant ship No
1194 Admiral Miaoulis 19th century Territorial sea, Läänemeri merchant ship No
1193 Constantin 19th century Territorial sea, Läänemeri merchant ship No
1192 Abundance 19th century Territorial sea, Läänemeri merchant ship No
1191 Toiwo 19th century Territorial sea, Liivi laht merchant ship No
1190 Tyne 19th century Territorial sea, Läänemeri merchant ship No
1189 Niord 19th century Territorial sea, Liivi laht merchant ship No
1188 Margareth 19th century Territorial sea, Läänemeri merchant ship No
1187 Josephina 19th century Territorial sea, Läänemeri merchant ship No
1186 Catharina 19th century Territorial sea, Läänemeri merchant ship No
1185 Helene 19th century Territorial sea, Läänemeri merchant ship No
1184 Anna 19th century Territorial sea, Läänemeri merchant ship No
1183 Ludwig 19th century Territorial sea, Läänemeri merchant ship No
1182 Gudin 19th century Territorial sea, Läänemeri merchant ship No
1181 Graf von Paris 19th century Territorial sea, Läänemeri merchant ship No
1180 Oscar 19th century Inland sea, Liivi laht merchant ship No
1179 Alfred 19th century Territorial sea, Läänemeri merchant ship No
1178 Amalie 19th century Inland sea, Liivi laht merchant ship No