Marine Heritage Database

Marjorie J. Sumner - 1906

Ship Type

Typical Profile

W

M

B

T


Code Flags

Tonnage

377

Length(ft)

136.1

Breadth(ft)

31

Depth(ft)

13

Masts

Decks

Hull

Wood

Shipwreck Details

Description

Owned by Fred W. Sumner of Moncton New Brunswick.

Story

Her deckload of lumber shifted while alongside at Eatonville causing dramatic damage, but she was repaired and went back into service. Two years later the vessel stranded at North Caicos Island in the Bahamas and was lost.

Vessel Type

Schooner, Tern, General Cargo

Type of Event

Partial loss

Nature of Event

Crushed at wharf

Cause of Event

Unknown

Date of Wreck

1906-07-30

Location

Eatonville, Chignecto Bay

Cargo

Lumber

Lives Lost

Voyage from

Eatonville, Nova Scotia, Canada

Voyage to

Remarks

Ship Construction

Built at

Maitland, Nova Scotia , Canada

Date

1902

Official Number

100348

Registered at

Maitland, Nova Scotia , Canada

Date

Propulsion

Sail

Rig

Tern Schooner

Details

Built by C. W. Redmond

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