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Brigs and Barques: Images and Artworks from the Age of Sail

"Barque Borghild Beached at Norris Cove"

"Abandoned Norwegian Barque Borghild, beached at Norris Cove, the Narrows, Halifax Harbour. Sketched Oct.3/94 by Harry Piers. The Borghild was built, 1876, at Porsgrund, length 162 ft., breadth 35, depth 19.9. Last captain, A.E. Haugneland. Vide Lloyd's Register for 1895-6. Condemned and sold by auction at Hfx and beached a few years ago at Norris's Cove."

Date: 1894

Artist: Harry Piers

Reference: Documentary Art Collection Nova Scotia Archives 1979-143 31.9

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