Shipwrecks of Nova Scotia
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Wreck Chart #3
Western Nova Scotia
(Terry Dwyer collection)
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.
|Owner||Canadian Pacific Line (formerly the Allan Line)|
|Length / Beam / Draft (feet)||430' / 54' /|
|Propulsion||Steam / Screw|
|Cargo||General cargo (probably no passengers)|
|Built||1900 at Belfast, Ireland (Workman, Clark and Co.)|
|Date of Loss||December 14, 1918|
|Reason for Loss||Grounded on ledge and later broke up|
|Last Trip||Saint John, NB to London, England|
|Wreck Location||Inner side of Northwest Ledge (off Brier Island) near Digby|
|Coordinates (Loran C)|
|Water Depth (feet)||60'|
|Typical Visibility (feet)|
|Other Information||Cargo of the stranded vessel was extensively salvaged by area fishermen before it broke up. The Corinthian was used as a troop ship during World War I.|
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