Shipwrecks of Nova Scotia
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Wreck Chart #2
Halifax and Approaches
Typical Liberty Ship
similar to Tegean
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 James W. Fannin|
|Vessel Type||Freighter (Liberty Ship)|
|Length / Beam / Draft (feet)||441' / 56' / 27'|
|Propulsion||Steam / Screw|
|Built||1943 at Houston, TX|
|Date of Loss||November 28, 1966|
|Reason for Loss||Stranded in fog on Sisters Shoal|
|Wreck Location||Of Sambro Island, outside Halifax Harbour|
|Coordinates (Lat/Lon)||42-47 N / 63-32 W|
|Coordinates (Loran C)|
|Water Depth (feet)|
|Typical Visibility (feet)|
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