Shipwrecks of Nova Scotia
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|Other Names||J. A. McKee (1908 - 1927)|
|Owner||Paterson Steamship Co.|
|Length / Beam / Draft (feet)||248' / 43' /|
|Propulsion||Steam / Screw|
|Built||1908 at Newcastle-on-Tyne, England|
|Date of Loss||March 30, 1940|
|Reason for Loss||Stranded and declared a total loss|
|Wreck Location||Winging Point (West of Louisbourg)|
|Coordinates (Loran C)|
|Water Depth (feet)|
|Typical Visibility (feet)|
|Other Information||Paterson had more that one vessel named Thordoc; the one wrecked at Winging Point was built in 1908.|
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