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

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Altona - 1916

Ship Type

Typical Profile

Tonnage

28

Length(ft)

47.1

Breadth(ft)

16.2

Depth(ft)

7.2

Masts

Decks

Hull

Wood

Shipwreck Details

Description

Vessel Type

Schooner

Type of Event

Loss

Nature of Event

Stranded

Cause of Event

Unknown

Date of Wreck

1916-12-10

Location

Prospect

Cargo

Lives Lost

Voyage from

Halifax, Nova Scotia , Canada

Voyage to

Ingramport, Nova Scotia , Canada

Remarks

Total loss. Cargo accounted for $250 of loss.

Ship Construction

Built at

Sable River, Nova Scotia , Canada

Date

1894

Official Number

100617

Registered at

Halifax, Nova Scotia , Canada

Date

Propulsion

Sail

Rig

Schooner

Details

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