Shipwrecks of Nova Scotia
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Wreck Chart #2
Halifax and Approaches
(Jason Kennedy 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.
|Other Names||Original name Larviksfjord|
|Vessel Type||Swedish freighter|
|Length / Beam / Draft (feet)||354' / 50' /|
|Propulsion||Oil / Screw|
|Cargo||Nickel and Aluminum|
|Built||1930 at Gothenburg, Sweden|
|Date of Loss||June 14, 1942|
|Reason for Loss||Collision with Tungsha while forming a convoy|
|Wreck Location||Outside Halifax Harbour, 7 miles east of Sambro Island|
|Coordinates (Lat/Lon)||44-26-50 N / 63-25-10 W|
|Coordinates (Loran C)|
|Water Depth (feet)||250'|
|Typical Visibility (feet)|
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