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SS Southern Cross, n.d.
SS Southern Cross, n.d.

In late March or early April 1914, the SS Southern Cross sank while returning to Newfoundland from the Gulf of St. Lawrence, taking with it 173 men. In this photograph, the sealing vessel is jammed in the ice in St. John’s harbour and its crew is trying to pull it free.

Photographer unknown. Reproduced by permission of the Archives and Manuscripts Division (Coll. 115 16.04.003), Queen Elizabeth II Library, Memorial University, St. John’s, NL.
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