M.V. Bluenose Anchor

M.V. Bluenose Anchor (HM217Y)

Location: Yarmouth, Nova Scotia B5A 4A7 Yarmouth County
Country: Canada
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N 43° 47.688', W 66° 9.3'

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This Anchor was donated to Freinds [sic - Friends] of the Yarmouth Light Society, by Bay Ferries. The fluke was broken off, when it got caught in [the] rocks on bottom, while at anchor just off the lighthouse. This anchor came off the M.V. Bluenose, which sailed between Bar Harbour and Yarmouth. Its weight is 5.5 tons. The "Cat" replaced the "Bluenose" in 1998.
HM NumberHM217Y
Placed ByThe Friends of the Yarmouth Light Society
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Tuesday, August 29th, 2017 at 7:01pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)19T E 728884 N 4853016
Decimal Degrees43.79480000, -66.15500000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 43° 47.688', W 66° 9.3'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds43° 47' 41.28" N, 66° 9' 18" W
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Closest Postal AddressAt or near 7830 Hwy 304, Yarmouth Nova Scotia B5A 4A7, CA
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