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"Wreck of the Columbia Steam-ship"

Published in The Illustrated London News , 5 August 1843. The Columbia belonged to the "Boston and Halifax Royal Mail Steam-packet Company. "We now present our readers with a sketch of this fine vessel, just previously to her going to pieces upon Black Ledge Reef, near Seal Island, off Townsend Bay, on the south-west coast of Nova Scotia, on her passage to Halifax." She was wrecked in fog 2 July 1843. The 168 passengers and crew were all landed safely on Seal Island.

date: 1843

numéro de référence: Prints Old & Rare Nova Scotia Archives  accession no. 1997-233 #13


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