Nova Scotia Archives

Where the Land Meets the Sea: Shipwrecks of Nova Scotia

"Burial service Victims of Wreck of SS Atlantic, at Lower Prospect, Hfx. Co., NS, April 1873"

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Shows the Rev. W.J. Ancient, Church of England rector of Turns (Terence) Bay, reading the service before an open trench in which can be seen about fourteen rough wooden coffins, while gathered by are fisher folk of the district and visitors from Halifax. Enlarged from a carte-de-visite photograph by W. Chase of Halifax, NS.

Date: 1873

Photographer: W. Chase

Reference no.: Photo Nova Scotia Archives  Ships: Atlantic / negative no.: N-0719