Shipwrecks of Nova Scotia
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|Vessel Type||Sailing ship|
|Length / Beam / Draft (feet)|
|Cargo||Scottish immigrants and general cargo|
|Date of Loss||July 15, 1871|
|Reason for Loss||Ran on rocks in fog|
|Last Trip||Scotland to Canada|
|Wreck Location||Saint Paul Island, east side - near Atlantic Cove|
|Coordinates (Loran C)|
|Water Depth (feet)|
|Typical Visibility (feet)|
|Other Information||There were 227 passengers and 33 crewmen aboard. All landed safely near the Southwest lighthouse, 1/4 mile distant from the wreck, and were rescued 10 days later by the steamer Merritt.|
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