Shipwrecks of Nova Scotia
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||Watt, Ward & Company|
|Length / Beam / Draft (feet)||271' / 37' /|
|Propulsion||Steam / Screw|
|Built||1881 at Sunderland, England|
|Date of Loss||September 29, 1884|
|Reason for Loss||Struck ledge, headed for shallow water and sank|
|Last Trip||Coosaw (South Carolina) to UK via Sydney|
|Wreck Location||Country Harbour, off west side of Harbour Island|
|Coordinates (Loran C)|
|Water Depth (feet)||90' maximum|
|Typical Visibility (feet)|
|Wreck Condition||Partially intact|
|Diving Considerations||Reported to be a spectacular dive site|
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