On the Rocks: Shipwrecks of Nova Scotia - Maritime Museum of the Atlantic, Halifax, Nova Scotia

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Emerald - 1890

Ship Type

Typical Profile

Tonnage

27

Length(ft)

45.3

Breadth(ft)

15.2

Depth(ft)

7

Masts

two

Decks

one

Hull

Wood

Shipwreck Details

Description

Vessel Type

Schooner

Type of Event

Loss

Nature of Event

Stranded

Cause of Event

Broke moorings

Date of Wreck

1890-12-26

Location

Prospect Basin

Cargo

Lives Lost

Voyage from

Halifax, Nova Scotia , Canada

Voyage to

Blandford, Nova Scotia , Canada

Remarks

Total Loss. Cargo accounted for $900 of loss.

Ship Construction

Built at

La Have, Nova Scotia , Canada

Date

1847

Official Number

37532

Registered at

Lunenburg, Nova Scotia , Canada

Date

1873/07/28

Propulsion

Sail

Rig

Schooner

Details

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