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Shipwreck Data

Vessel Name Mavournee
Other Names  
Vessel Type Bark
Length / Beam / Draft (feet) 142' / 32' / 
Tonnage 619 G.T.
Hull Construction Wood
Propulsion Sails
Built 1864 at Tusket, NS
Date of Loss October 22, 1866
Reason for Loss Stranded on ledge in fog, later floated off and quickly sank
Fatalities None
Location Bradford Cove, Grand Manan Island (NB)
Coordinates (Lat/Lon) 44-36.972 N / 66-54.551 W
Coordinates (Loran C)  
Water Depth (feet) 90'
Typical Visibility (feet)  
Wreck Condition  
Diving Considerations Caution - currents are very strong around Grand Manan
Other Information Last Trip - Portland, Me to St. John, NB

A collection of artifacts from the Mavournee wreck are on display in the Grand Manan Museum

For more information on this and other Grand Manan wrecks, see... http://www.gnb.ca/cnb/grand/ship-e.asp 

For more information on Grand Manan and its shipwrecks, see our Grand Manan page.

Attention Divers
The information on this page was obtained from a variety of sources. Although we have attempted to make it as accurate as possible, it may contain errors.  For your personal safety, use extreme caution when diving on this wreck.

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