Shipwrecks of Nova Scotia
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Wreck Chart #2
Halifax and Approaches
(Jason Kennedy collection)
Wreck report 3/2/1920
New York Times
Wreck report 3/3/1920
New York times
The table below provides historical and statistical data on the vessel. Some of the information may be incomplete. If you have additions or corrections, please e-mail us at the address listed below.
|Length / Beam / Draft (feet)||512' / 58' /|
|Propulsion||Steam / Screw|
|Cargo||Passengers and general cargo|
|Built||1900 at Glasgow, Scotland|
|Date of Loss||March 1, 1920|
|Reason for Loss||Struck ledge in storm and broke up|
|Fatalities||7 (177 survivors)|
|Last Trip||Boston to Liverpool, UK|
|Wreck Location||Off Black Rock, outside Halifax Harbour (near Sambro Island)|
|Coordinates (Loran C)|
|Water Depth (feet)||75'|
|Typical Visibility (feet)|
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