Marine Heritage Database

Ealing - 1896

Ship Type

Typical Profile

W

H

P

V


Code Flags

Tonnage

2026

Length(ft)

285

Breadth(ft)

36

Depth(ft)

24

Masts

Decks

Hull

Iron

Shipwreck Details

Description

Story

Two lifeboats were launched from EALING. The larger had 18 crew, including the captain. The smaller had 9 including the first officer. The boats became separated in the fog and the smaller was never seen again. Several days later the larger boat arrived near Canso. Nine men, including the captain had died of exposure and had been put overboard.

Vessel Type

Steam & Sail (propeller), General Cargo

Type of Event

Total Loss

Nature of Event

Stranded

Cause of Event

Unknown

Date of Wreck

1896-01-01

Location

South East Breaker, off Isaacs Harbour

Cargo

Lives Lost

18

Voyage from

Pelley Island, Newfoundland , United Kingdom

Voyage to

New York, New York , United States

Remarks

Ship Construction

Built at

Date

February, 1882

Official Number

85116

Registered at

London, Greater London , England

Date

Propulsion

Rig

Brigantine

Details

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