Shetlopedia - The Shetland Encyclopaedia
- The Nuestra Senora De Rosario, a full rigged ship laden with a mixed cargo, of and for Malaga, Spain from St Petersburg, Russia wrecked at the Ness of Culsetter, St Magnus Bay on November or December 18th. Eight crew were saved, thirteen and possibly a passenger were lost.
- 150 whales killed at Baltasound in the winter.
- John Shirreff (1759-1818) publishes General View of the Agriculture of the Shetland Islands for the Board of Agriculture.
- The Justicia, laden with a mixed cargo including alcohol, tobacco, timber, tropical foodstuffs etc was captured near Shetland in a sinking condition, a prize to HMS Unicorn, and towed in to Lerwick before or during '1814.
- John Clunies-Ross visits the Cocos Islands.
- Norwegian independence.
- The Fortuna (1814), registered in Spain, from St Petersburg, Russia for Cadiz, Spain drove ashore during a gale at an unspecified location early in the month.