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

Marine Heritage Database

Merrimac - 1919

Ship Type

Typical Profile

Tonnage

70

Length(ft)

73.5

Breadth(ft)

17.6

Depth(ft)

10

Masts

Decks

one

Hull

Wood

Shipwreck Details

Description

Vessel Type

Schooner, Steam

Type of Event

Loss

Nature of Event

Foundered

Cause of Event

Unknown

Date of Wreck

1919-11-09

Location

Halifax Harbour

Cargo

Lives Lost

Voyage from

Halifax, Nova Scotia , Canada

Voyage to

Remarks

Survey held after sinking and vessel ordered to be broken up.

Ship Construction

Built at

Quebec, Quebec , Canada

Date

1876

Official Number

74264

Registered at

Sydney, Nova Scotia , Canada

Date

1881/11/07

Propulsion

Rig

Schooner

Details

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