Shipwrecks of Nova Scotia
Madge of Wild Fire
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|Vessel Name||Madge of Wild Fire|
|Vessel Type||British barquentine (4 masts)|
|Length / Beam / Draft (feet)|
|Date of Loss||1850s|
|Reason for Loss|
|Last Trip||West Harleypool, England to Sydney|
|Wreck Location||Tin Cove, southern shore of Scatarie Island|
|Coordinates (Loran C)|
|Water Depth (feet)||50' Maximum|
|Typical Visibility (feet)|
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