Shipwrecks of Nova Scotia
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Wreck Chart #2
Halifax and Approaches
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|Vessel Type||Steam-powered schooner (salvage vessel)|
|Owner||Capt. J.A. Farquar|
|Length / Beam / Draft (feet)||181' / 22' / 16'|
|Propulsion||Steam / Screw|
|Date of Loss||April 26, 1909|
|Reason for Loss||Rammed at night, while anchored, by the steamer Strathcona. The Havana sank within 10 minutes; the Strathcona remained afloat.|
|Wreck Location||Halifax Harbour, off Point Pleasant|
|Coordinates (Loran C)|
|Water Depth (feet)||100'|
|Typical Visibility (feet)|
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