Marine Heritage Database

Uranium - 1913

Ship Type

Typical Profile

H

N

W

S


Code Flags

Tonnage

5183

Length(ft)

420

Breadth(ft)

48.2

Depth(ft)

30.6

Masts

Decks

Hull

Steel

Shipwreck Details

Description

Story

URANIUM faced constant gales from the outset of her voyage. After running aground she attempted to free herself but was unsuccessful. The 900 immigrants were removed by boats to Pier 21. Eventually URANIUM was refloated and underwent repairs in New York.

Vessel Type

Steam

Type of Event

Loss

Nature of Event

Stranded

Cause of Event

Fog

Date of Wreck

1913-01-12

Location

Shoal Point, Chebucto Head

Cargo

900 passengers

Lives Lost

Voyage from

Rotterdam, Zuid-Holland , Netherlands

Voyage to

Remarks

Ship Construction

Built at

Dumbarton, United Kingdom

Date

1891

Official Number

98663

Registered at

London, Greater London , England

Date

Propulsion

Rig

Unknown

Details

Built by W. Denny & Bros.

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