SS Stella Maris and its South Shore c...

SS Stella Maris and its South Shore connection

Dec. 6, 1917 dawned as a calm, sunny, cool day in Halifax. SS Stella Maris, her captain Horatio Brannen and his crew of 11 were assigned to tow two scows filled with coal ashes from the dry dock, to the middle of Bedford Basin where they were to be unloaded by a crew of 13 labourers who were also on board that morning.

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