S.S. Atlantic

1 April 1873

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

Photographs of

Star of the Sea cemetery
Lower Prospect

Halifax Regional Municipality
Nova Scotia

How to get there: See map below

GPS location:   44°27'48"N   63°43'20"W

S.S. Atlantic memorial, Lower Prospect: general view looking west

Photographed on 15 November 2002

S.S. Atlantic memorial, Lower Prospect

Photographed on 15 November 2002

S.S. Atlantic memorial, Lower Prospect

Photographed on 15 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.

"S.S." means steam ship.

Links to Relevant Websites

Wreck of the Atlantic, 1873

History of the White Star Line

Loss of the Atlantic, 1873

Lost at Sea

S.S. Atlantic 1873: memorial at Sandy Cove Terence Bay

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...

S.S. Atlantic Heritage Park Sandy Cove, Terence Bay

S.S. Atlantic: Recent photographs of the wreck, August 2002

The Wayback Machine has archived copies of:
The Wreck of the SS Atlantic, off Prospect, Nova Scotia
Recent photographs of the wreck

Archived: 2003 April 22

Archived: 2003 June 20

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

S.S. Atlantic Extracts from Loss of the Steam Ship Atlantic published 1873

Treacherous Waters

Photographs of War Memorials, Historic Monuments and Plaques in Nova Scotia

S.S. Atlantic 1873 memorial at Sandy Cove, Terence Bay S.S. Atlantic 1873: memorial at Sandy Cove Terence Bay

Swissair Flight 111 Memorial, Whalesback Swissair Flight 111 Memorial Whalesback

Joe Cracker, HMS Tribune plaque Joe Cracker, HMS Tribune plaque Herring Cove

Celtic Cross monument, Halifax Celtic Cross monument Halifax

William Roue, Millennium Plaque Millennium Plaque: William Roue Dartmouth

Sir John Wentworth plaque Sir John Wentworth plaque Halifax

Halifax City Hall Halifax City Hall Halifax

Welsford-Parker monument Welsford-Parker monument, Crimean War Halifax

Plaque: Old Burying Ground Old Burying Ground plaque Halifax

Alexander Keith monument Alexander Keith monument Camp Hill Cemetery, Halifax

Sir William Alexander monument Sir William Alexander monument Victoria Park, Halifax

Halifax war memorial, Grand Parade Halifax war memorial The Cenotaph, Grand Parade

Postal Service in Nova Scotia Postal Service in Nova Scotia Halifax

Donald McKay memorial Donald McKay memorial Jordan Falls

Seabright war memorial Seabright war memorial Seabright

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First uploaded to the Internet:   2002 November 18