Shipwrecks of Nova Scotia
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Wreck Chart #4
Central Nova Scotia
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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.
|Vessel Name||Fairy Queen|
|Vessel Type||Ferry (provided regular service between Charlottetown, PEI and Pictou, NS)|
|Length / Beam / Draft (feet)|
|Propulsion||Steam / Sidewheels|
|Date of Loss||October 7, 1853|
|Reason for Loss||Foundered in heavy weather|
|Last Trip||Charlottetown to Pictou|
|Wreck Location||Northumberland Strait, 4 miles north of Pictou Harbour|
|Coordinates (Loran C)|
|Water Depth (feet)|
|Typical Visibility (feet)|
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