Reports of vessels visiting Tristan da Cunha, and voyages to and from the island.

Page Updated: Tristan da Cunha Shipping

Only three ships regularly travel to Tristan, but there are less than a dozen voyages per year. Some cruise ships also visit, and there are occasional special voyages.
10-Aug-2022
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New Page: Ships in the 16th century

List of all ships known to have visited or sighted the Tristan da Cunha archipelago or Gough Island in the 16th century.
10-Aug-2022
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New Page: Ships in the 17th Century

List of all ships known to have visited or sighted the Tristan da Cunha archipelago or Gough Island in the 17th century.
10-Aug-2022
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New Page: Ships in the 18th Century

List of all ships known to have visited or sighted the Tristan da Cunha archipelago or Gough Island in the 18th century.
10-Aug-2022
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New Page: References for Early Ships

References for the list of ships known to have visited or sighted the Tristan da Cunha archipelago or Gough Island before 1800.
10-Aug-2022
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New Page: Table of Early Ship Visits

List of all ships known to have visited or sighted the Tristan da Cunha archipelago or Gough Island before 1800.
10-Aug-2022
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New Page: Tristão da Cunha in Portuguese Pilot Books

Illustrations from two 16th century Portuguese pilot books showing Tristão da Cunha's ships and the sinking of the ship Sam João at Tristan.
10-Aug-2022
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Chief Islander's cruise ship briefing

James Glass meets Sue Blanchard
4-Aug-2022
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New Page: 21st Century Wrecks

There have been three wrecks in the Tristan group during the period 2000-2020, fortunately with no loss of life, but with consequences for wildlife conservation
26-Jul-2022
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