Marine Heritage Database

Southern Cross - 1903

Ship Type

Typical Profile

Tonnage

110

Length(ft)

89.2

Breadth(ft)

21.4

Depth(ft)

9

Masts

Decks

Hull

Wood

Shipwreck Details

Description

Story

A photo which matches this incident is in the Maritime Museum of the Atlantic collection and indicates that she fell on her side while berthed and her cargo was salvaged at low tide before she was righted and repaired.

Vessel Type

Schooner, Tern

Type of Event

Partial loss

Nature of Event

Stranded

Cause of Event

Date of Wreck

1903-02-08

Location

Port Greville

Cargo

Lives Lost

Voyage from

Boston, Massachusetts , United States

Voyage to

Port Greville, Nova Scotia , Canada

Remarks

Ship Construction

Built at

Meteghan, Nova Scotia , Canada

Date

1883

Official Number

85544

Registered at

Parrsboro, Nova Scotia , Canada

Date

Propulsion

Rig

Details

Built by Louis Dugan. Builder was original owner.

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