S.S. Atlantic

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S.S. Atlantic

Oceanic Steam Navigation Company Limited usually known as the White Star Line

1 April 1873

The greatest loss of life in a single North Atlantic tragedy
between 1707 and 1912

Photographs of Memorial

Sandy Cove Terence Bay
Halifax Regional Municipality Nova Scotia

GPS location: 44°27’56″N 63°42’38″W

Google map

How to get there: See map below

S.S. Atlantic memorial, Sandy Cove: entrance

Photographed on 10 November 2002

S.S. Atlantic, Harper's Weekly 1873

S.S. Atlantic, Harper’s Weekly, 1873

S.S. Atlantic memorial, Sandy Cove: looking east

Photographed on 25 August 2003

S.S. Atlantic memorial, Sandy Cove: detail, west face

Photographed on 10 November 2002

S.S. Atlantic memorial, Sandy Cove

Photographed on 10 November 2002

S.S. Atlantic memorial, Sandy Cove

Photographed on 10 November 2002

S.S. Atlantic memorial, Sandy Cove

Photographed on 10 November 2002

S.S. Atlantic memorial, Sandy Cove

Photographed on 10 November 2002

S.S. Atlantic memorial, Sandy Cove

Photographed on 10 November 2002

S.S. Atlantic memorial, Sandy Cove

Photographed on 10 November 2002

S.S. Atlantic memorial, Sandy Cove

Photographed on 10 November 2002

S.S. Atlantic memorial, Sandy Cove

Photographed on 10 November 2002

Map showing location of the S.S. Atlantic memorials
Map showing location of the S.S. Atlantic memorials
at Sandy Cove and Lower Prospect, Halifax County.


William Johnson Ancient

In the spring of 1873 Ancient attracted worldwide attention
for his involvement in one of the most spectacular North Atlantic
marine disasters of the late 19th century… He was honoured by
the government of Canada, the Humane Society of Massachusetts,
and the Citizens’ Relief Committee of Chicago…

Saint John Telegraph-Journal, 23 April 2005
From interview with Sheree Fitch
Saint John Telegraph-Journal, 23 April 2005

Saint John Telegraph-Journal, 23 April 2005
The New Brunswick Reader, 23 April 2005
Saturday insert in the Saint John Telegraph-Journal

Saint John Telegraph-Journal, 23 April 2005

Saint John Telegraph-Journal, 23 April 2005

Saint John Telegraph-Journal, 23 April 2005
Wreck of the S.S. Atlantic, by Currier and Ives

New York Times, March 1874: SS Atlantic salvage decision

SS Atlantic salvage decision
New York Times, 15 March 1874


Wreck of the Atlantic, 1873

http://www.theshipslist.com/ships/Wrecks/wreckatlantic1873.html


History of the White Star Line

http://www.theshipslist.com/ships/lines/whitestar.html


Loss of the Atlantic, 1873

http://www.ist.uwaterloo.ca/%7Emarj/genealogy/ships/atlantic1873.html


Lost at Sea

http://www.lostatsea.ca/atlantic.htm


S.S. Atlantic 1873: memorial at Star of the Sea cemetery
Lower Prospect
https://ns1763.ca/hfxrm/ssatlansos.html


S.S. Atlantic: An account of the disaster
On March 31st Captain Williams
and third officer C. L. Brady were at the bridge till midnight, there was
a heavy sea running and it was very dark…
http://www.norwayheritage.com/articles/templates/
great-disasters.asp?articleid=1&zoneid=1


S.S. Atlantic Heritage Park
Sandy Cove, Terence Bay
http://www.ssatlantic.com/

S.S. Atlantic: Recent photographs of the wreck, August 2002
http://www.chebucto.ns.ca/Recreation/EastCoastDive/ssa.htm


Burial service, Victims of Wreck of SS. Atlantic, Lower Prospect, April 1873

http://www.gov.ns.ca/nsarm/virtual/halifax/exhibit.asp?ID=42


S.S. Atlantic
Extracts from Loss of the Steam Ship Atlantic published 1873
http://www.skiphowlett.com/Web_Page/Atlantic.htm


Treacherous Waters

http://www.canadiangeographic.ca/Magazine/ND01/alacarte.html


Great Marine Disasters from 1866 to 1911

http://gaslight.mtroyal.ca/titnmarn.htm


Photographs of War Memorials, Historic Monuments and Plaques
in Nova Scotia
https://ns1763.ca/remem/plaques.html

S.S. Atlantic 1873 memorial at Star of the Sea cemetery, Lower Prospect

S.S. Atlantic 1873: memorial at Star of the Sea cemetery
Lower Prospect
https://ns1763.ca/hfxrm/ssatlansos.html

Swissair Flight 111 Memorial, Whalesback

Swissair Flight 111 Memorial
Whalesback
https://ns1763.ca/hfxrm/swisswhale.html

Swissair Flight 111 Memorial, Bayswater

Swissair Flight 111 Memorial
Bayswater
https://ns1763.ca/lunenco/swissbaysw.html

Joe Cracker, HMS Tribune plaque

Joe Cracker, HMS Tribune plaque
Herring Cove
https://ns1763.ca/hfxrm/tribuneplq.html

Donald McKay memorial

Donald McKay memorial
Jordan Falls
https://ns1763.ca/shelbco/dmckay.html

Military Engineers

Military Engineers
Alderney Landing, Dartmouth
https://ns1763.ca/hfxrm/alderneylanding.html

Seabright war memorial

Seabright war memorial
Seabright
https://ns1763.ca/hfxrm/seabrimem.html

Postal Service in Nova Scotia

Postal Service in Nova Scotia
Halifax
https://ns1763.ca/hfxrm/postservns.html

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