canadian SS Bruce (I) (+1911)
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general
nationality canadian
purpose transport
type passenger/cargo ship
propulsion steam
date built 1897
status
unknown
details
weight (tons) 1154  grt
dimensions 72.2 x 10.1 x 5.8 m
material steel
engine triple expansion engine, 4 Scotch boilers, single shaft, 1 screw
power 358  n.h.p.
speed  
yard no. 245
IMO/Off. no. 106391
about the loss
cause lost ran aground (wrecked)
other reasons ice
date lost 22/03/1911  [dd/mm/yyyy]
casualties  max.2rank: 667
about people
builder
Inglis A. & J. Ltd., Glasgow
owner
Reid R. G. - Reid Newfoundland - Alphabet Fleet - Robert Gillespie Reid, Montreal
captain
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depth (m.)
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references
references
[1] Lloyd´s of London, Lloyd's Register of Shipping
[2] Miramar Ship Index
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entered 26/04/2008
last update Lettens Jan
last update 13/07/2013
 
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Lettens Jan20/01/2012Bruce

Steel hull; Registered at St. John`s, Newfoundland, Canada. Registration no. 106391.

Bruce was on voyage from Port au Basque, Newfoundland to Louisbourg, Nova Scotia, Canada. On the 22nd March 1911, SS Bruce was driven on the rocks by ice, off Portnova Islands, (Main-a-Dieu Passage), southwest of Scatarie Island. 2 crew members died.
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 Maritime Museum of the Atlantic, museum.gov.ns.ca


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